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Jersey Mike’s sub shop opens on S.E. Mill Plain

January 14, 2021, 6:05am Business

A new Jersey Mike's sub shop opened Wednesday at 11600 S.E. Mill Plain Blvd. in Vancouver. It's the second store in the chain to come to Clark County; the first is in Hazel Dell. Read story

Abbey Huettl bought Ridgefield Pack and Ship for $1 when the previous owner retired. The pandemic has brought her a new wave of business.

Ridgefield Pack and Ship owner turns a buck into so much moose

Abbey Huettl bought Ridgefield Pack and Ship for $1 when the previous owner retired. The pandemic has brought her a new wave of business.

January 14, 2021, 6:05am Business

Abbey Huettl remembers how her hands were zip-tied together as she lay the floor of a Woodland motel where she worked in 2013. A masked robber had entered the motel with a bomb, and threatened Huettl with a gun. Read story

FAA outlines new policy for unruly passengers

January 13, 2021, 4:38pm Business

Federal safety officials said Wednesday they are stepping up enforcement against unruly airline passengers after confrontations on flights to and from Washington, D.C., around the time of the riot at the U.S. Capitol by supporters of President Donald Trump. Read story

In this photo provided by the New York Stock Exchange, traders Thomas Lee, left, and Gregory Rowe, right, work on the floor, Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021, in New York. U.S. stocks are drifting Wednesday as Wall Street continues a pause from its big recent rally, and even Treasury yields are stalling following their rapid rise.

Wall Street drifts higher; Treasury yields slow their rise

In this photo provided by the New York Stock Exchange, traders Thomas Lee, left, and Gregory Rowe, right, work on the floor, Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021, in New York. U.S. stocks are drifting Wednesday as Wall Street continues a pause from its big recent rally, and even Treasury yields are stalling following their rapid rise.

January 13, 2021, 12:40pm Business

Stocks notched modest gains Wednesday following another choppy day of trading on Wall Street, leaving the market near its recent record highs. Read story

Target has blockbuster holiday season as sales surged 17%

January 13, 2021, 12:19pm Business

Target reported a blockbuster holiday season with sales soaring as traffic grew and consumers spent more per shop often utilizing pickup and other same-day shopping options. Read story

Amazon seeks to keep conservative app Parler offline

January 13, 2021, 11:51am Business

SEATTLE — Seattle-based Amazon.com, Inc. has asked a federal judge to deny a request to reinstate the cloud-service account for conservative social media network Parler, claiming Parler shrugged off police violence content on its site before and after the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. Read story

This undated photo provided by National Transportation Safety Board, The Orange County Fire Authority battles a fire on a burning vehicle inside a garage in Orange County, Calif.  When firefighters removed the SUV from the garage to assess the fire , they identified the fuel source as the SUV’s high-voltage battery pack.  U.S. safety investigators say electric vehicle fires pose risks to first responders, and manufacturers have inadequate guidelines to keep them safe.

NTSB says vehicle battery fires pose risks to 1st responders

This undated photo provided by National Transportation Safety Board, The Orange County Fire Authority battles a fire on a burning vehicle inside a garage in Orange County, Calif.  When firefighters removed the SUV from the garage to assess the fire , they identified the fuel source as the SUV’s high-voltage battery pack.  U.S. safety investigators say electric vehicle fires pose risks to first responders, and manufacturers have inadequate guidelines to keep them safe.

January 13, 2021, 11:50am Business

DETROIT — Electric vehicle fires pose safety risks to first responders and guidelines from manufacturers about how to deal with them have been inadequate, according to U.S. investigators. Read story

FILE - In this Dec. 10, 2020 file photo, Brian Chesky, CEO of Airbnb, is shown on an electronic screen at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York.  Airbnb says it will be blocking and cancelling reservations in the Washington, D.C. area during the week of the presidential inauguration. The decision, announced Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021 came two days after it said it was reviewing reservations in the area ahead of next week's presidential inauguration and said it will bar any guests associated with hate groups or violent activity.

Airbnb to block, cancel reservations ahead of inauguration

FILE - In this Dec. 10, 2020 file photo, Brian Chesky, CEO of Airbnb, is shown on an electronic screen at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York.  Airbnb says it will be blocking and cancelling reservations in the Washington, D.C. area during the week of the presidential inauguration. The decision, announced Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021 came two days after it said it was reviewing reservations in the area ahead of next week's presidential inauguration and said it will bar any guests associated with hate groups or violent activity.

January 13, 2021, 9:09am Business

NEW YORK — Airbnb says it will be blocking and cancelling all reservations in the Washington, D.C. area during the week of the presidential inauguration. Read story

Intel is replacing CEO Bob Swan with VMWare’s Pat Gelsinger

January 13, 2021, 8:30am Business

After of string of unprecedented technical setbacks, Intel said Wednesday that VMWare chief executive Pat Gelsinger will step into the top job in place of current Intel CEO Bob Swan. Gelsinger was one of Intel’s top Oregon executives before leaving the company in 2009, after 30 years with the chipmaker. Read story

Blank forms for the Mega Millions lottery sit in a bin at a local grocery store, Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021, in Des Moines, Iowa. Lottery players have a chance to win the largest jackpots in nearly two years as Tuesday's Mega Millions has grown to an estimated $625 million and Wednesday's Powerball to an estimated $550 million.

Mega Millions jackpot rises to $750 million after no winner

Blank forms for the Mega Millions lottery sit in a bin at a local grocery store, Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021, in Des Moines, Iowa. Lottery players have a chance to win the largest jackpots in nearly two years as Tuesday's Mega Millions has grown to an estimated $625 million and Wednesday's Powerball to an estimated $550 million.

January 13, 2021, 8:29am Business

DES MOINES, Iowa — Lottery players will have a shot Friday night at the fifth-largest jackpot in U.S. history after no tickets matched all the numbers in the latest Mega Millions drawing. Read story