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Alicia Guevara, first Black and Latina CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of NYC, on being an ‘only’: ‘There was no blueprint for my leadership’

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here In 2019, Alicia Guevara made history by becoming the first female CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York City, the nation’s first and city’s largest youth mentoring program that serves 5,300 young people. Guevara, who is Black and......

Passenger in Custody Following Emergency Landing at LaGuardia Airport: Officials

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Lev Radin | LightRocket | Getty Images A possible security concern prompted an emergency landing at LaGuardia Airport and the arrest of a passenger aboard the plane, multiple agencies confirmed Saturday. The Federal Aviation Administration confirmed the safe landing of......

New York and Texas are winning the war to attract bitcoin miners

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Zoom In IconArrows pointing outwards A war is brewing among states to attract bitcoin miners, and new data shows that a whole lot of them are headed to New York, Kentucky, Georgia, and Texas. Within the U.S., 19.9% of bitcoin’s......

LA joins NY, San Fran with sweeping vax mandate

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1:50 PM ET Tim BontempsESPN Los Angeles became the third NBA city to pass a sweeping COVID-19 vaccine mandate that will impact its NBA teams, joining New York and San Francisco. The ordinance, which was both passed by the Los Angeles City Council and signed by Mayor Eric Garcetti on......

An entire block of vacant storefronts: Delayed office return plans stymie midtown Manhattan’s recovery

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People walk past office buildings in midtown Manhattan on May 7, 2021 in New York City. Angela Weiss | AFP | Getty Images Before the pandemic, it would take Rob Byrnes at least 15 minutes to wait in line and grab a quick lunch at a fast-casual restaurant in midtown......

Yankees’ loss to Red Sox attracted most viewers for a baseball game on ESPN since 1998

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The Boston Red Sox dugout erupts onto the field after taking the 6-2 Wild card win over the New York Yankees. The Boston Red Sox host the New York Yankees in the American League Wild Card Playoff Game at Fenway......

Largest New York healthcare provider fires 1,400 employee over vaccine refusal

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Joseph Choi Northwell Health, the largest healthcare provider in New York state, on Monday fired 1,400 of its employees who did not comply with the state’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate. The company’s assistant Vice President of public relations Joe Kemp confirmed to......

Abu Dhabi-controlled GlobalFoundries files for U.S. IPO amid worldwide chip shortage

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here GlobalFoundries campus in Malta, N.Y. Mary Thompson | CNBC GlobalFoundries, the world’s third-largest semiconductor foundry, is headed for a U.S. IPO, as the Abu-Dhabi-owned company bolsters investments in its U.S. manufacturing sites. GlobalFoundries said Monday in its Securities and Exchange......

Restaurant owners nationwide push to make street-side dining permanent

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The pandemic pushed consumers out of dining rooms and onto sidewalks, parking spaces and open streets. Now the push is coming from restaurant owners to keep their outdoor dining structures, tents and sheds around forever. In July, San Francisco’s board......

Comcast drops MSG’s Rangers, Knicks games after saying almost no one watches them

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Julius Randle #30 of the New York Knicks drives to the basket against the Atlanta Hawks during Round 1, Game 5 of the 2021 NBA Playoffs on June 2, 2021 at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York.......

These people moved to their dream destinations during the pandemic — here’s what life is like 1 year later

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here For many, 2020 will be remembered as a year they spent at home. Others took a different path. They packed their bags and moved to places that many only dream of visiting. Here’s how they feel about their decision one......

NYC sets vaccine deadline for school staff

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here NYC sets vaccine deadline for school staff – CBS News Watch CBSN Live A federal judge said New York City, the nation’s largest school district, can mandate that all school employees be vaccinated or be fired. Errol Barnett has......

Two defendants in shell company stock hijack case — Mark Miller and Christopher Rajkaran — set to plead guilty

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Comstock | Stockbyte | Getty Images Two of the three men criminally charged with a brazen scheme to hijack dormant shell companies and fraudulently pump up their stock shares are now set to plead guilty in the case in October,......

Deal for state and local tax deduction cap may happen this week, key Democrat says

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Rep. Tom Suozzi, D-N.Y., speaks during a news conference announcing the State and Local Taxes (SALT) Caucus outside the U.S. Capitol on April 15, 2021. Sarah Silbiger | Bloomberg | Getty Images Rep. Tom Suozzi, D-N.Y., is expecting an agreement......

The Nets Can’t Count on Kyrie Irving

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SI – For more and to sign up click here Robin Lundberg Kyrie Irving said the last thing he wants to do is create more distractions. Well, too late…because whether or not he can play in home games is not a private matter.  To me this isn’t so much about......

New York prepares for possible staff shortages as health care COVID vaccine mandate nears

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here As New York prepares to enforce its COVID-19 vaccination deadline on Monday, Governor Kathy Hochul said a state emergency declaration and other options, including calling in health care workers from the National Guard, are on the table to address......

‘The View’ pulls 2 hosts off the air over positive Covid tests, minutes before interview with VP Harris

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Ana Navarro and Sunny Hostin on the set of ABC’s The View. Jeff Neira | Disney General Entertainment Content | Getty Images Two hosts of ABC’s “The View” tested positive for Covid-19 on Friday moments before a sit-down interview with......

Costco, Nike and FedEx are warning there’s more inflation set to hit consumers as holidays approach

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A worker wearing a protective mask removes rotisserie chicken from skewers inside a Costco store in San Francisco, California, on Wednesday, March 3, 2021. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Shipping bottlenecks that have led to rising freight......

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