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Detroit area fireworks shows scramble to handle rising costs, shortages

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Detroit News – For more and to sign up click here Detroit — Many Metro Detroit fireworks are back for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic began, but some local officials have had to deal with behind-the-scenes pyrotechnics to ensure the shows go off. Strong demand for fireworks along with......

UK unlikely to return to mandatory Covid restrictions despite rising cases

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here More than 1.7 million Brits — or around 1 in 35 people — tested positive for Covid in the week to June 18, the latest data from the U.K.’s Office for National Statistics showed Friday. Adrian Dennis | Afp |......

Analysis: Asian demand, rising costs squeeze Europe’s LNG import plan

Model of LNG tanker is seen in front of the EU flag in this illustration taken May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Freeport outage adds to LNG market tightness Asian demand rebound means Europe will compete for LNG LNG imports seen lower......

Child care is getting more expensive. Here’s how much parents are paying and ways they’re coping with rising prices

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Hill Street Studios | Digitalvision | Getty Images American parents, already grappling with rising inflation, are facing another soaring cost: child care. Some 63% of parents report child care has become more expensive over the past year, according to a......

Singapore imports more than 90% of its food. Here’s how it’s dealing with rising food inflation

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A rooftop farm in Singapore on May 27, 2020. The small island nation lacks natural resources and imports more than 90% of its food from more than 170 countries and regions. Lauryn Ishak| Bloomberg | Getty Images Singapore is known......

Jokowi says rising food prices are dangerous and puts developing nations like Indonesia at risk

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Indonesian President Joko Widodo, here seen standing to the left of U.S. President Joe Biden during a summit meeting of Southeast Asian leaders at the White House in May, hinted that he may try to launch a peace initiative during......

Food spending and mental health hit by rising prices, BBC survey reveals

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-61813857?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA Prices, as measured by inflation, are rising at a rate of 9% a year, the fastest for 40 years. Interest rates, which also affect the cost of living, were increased to 1.25% on Thursday by the Bank of England – the highest they have been for 13 years. BBC......

Travelers are upset about rising costs, but most aren’t canceling their plans just yet

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Summer travel talk sure isn’t what it used to be. Rather than sun, sand and surf, many travel discussions now center on inflation, rising fuel costs and flight cancellations, a situation which could derail a much-needed 2022 summer travel comeback.......

WNBA Power Rankings: Make way for the rising Liberty, Mercury

9:00 AM ET Mechelle VoepelESPN.com Close Mechelle Voepel covers the WNBA, women’s college basketball, and other college sports for espnW. Voepel began covering women’s basketball in 1984, and has been with ESPN since 1996. There is a clear difference between teams’ demeanor following games they think they should have won......

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