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BBC: US business levels fall sharply amid coronavirus

Business activity in the US fell last month for the first time since 2013, hurt by the coronavirus, according to a survey.

NPR: Forever 21 Filed For Bankruptcy But Will Live On With New Owners

Forever 21, the fast-fashion mall standby that filed for bankruptcy last year, will live on. Three companies announced Wednesday that they are...

AP: Struggling Victoria’s Secret sold as women demand comfort

Victoria’s Secret, which once defined sexy with its leggy supermodels in their lacy bras and oversized angel wings, has a new...

AP: Morgan Stanley to buy E-Trade for $13 billion

Morgan Stanley, the investment bank for millionaires, big business and megamergers, is buying E-Trade Financial, the online brokerage that encouraged waves...

BBC: HSBC plans to cut 35,000 jobs as profit drops 33%

Hong Kong (CNN Business) HSBC on Tuesday said it would cut around 35,000 jobs and dramatically overhaul its business after its profit plunged...

CNN: Jeff Bezos commits $10 billion to fight climate change

San Francisco (CNN Business) Jeff Bezos is throwing his weight — and wealth — behind the fight against climate change months after Amazon employees...

AP: Misguided virus fears hitting Asian American businesses

In Arizona, a burgeoning Asian American community fields xenophobic calls about a planned night market featuring Asian street foods. In New York,...

CNN: The Apple Watch outsold the entire Swiss watch industry in 2019

The Apple Watch outsold the entire Swiss watch industry in 2019. The Apple Watch sold 31 million units worldwide, while all Swiss...

CNN: The best Presidents Day sales: 150+ deals to shop today

Another long weekend, another set of sales to shop — and these deals are worthy of the highest office in the land....

AP: GM plans to pull out of Australia, New Zealand and Thailand

General Motors decision to pull out of Australia, New Zealand and Thailand as part of a strategy to exit markets that...

AP: Automakers in China gradually reopen after virus shutdown

Automakers are reopening factories in China that were idled by anti-virus controls as they try to reverse a sales slump in...

AP: Facebook’s influencers nod shows murky side of campaign ads

Facebook’s green light for political campaigns to pay prominent social media users to spread their messages is highlighting the difficulties around...

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[Urbana] Learn to tap dance this spring

It's never too late to learn to tap dance! Sign up for beginning tap dance classes that...

[Urbana] Free age-friendly kitchen demonstrations!

Urbana Park District-People age 50 and better get the chance to enjoy free cooking demonstrations this winter and spring at the...

[Urbana] Sunday Morning Bird Walks return March 1

Everyone is welcome to our free Sunday Morning Bird Walks at Anita Purves Nature Center beginning March 1. All walks begin...

Ebert Film Fest to feature remastered ‘Cotton Club,’ Farrelly brothers comedy

Francis Ford Coppola’s drama set in Harlem’s legendary Cotton Club during the 1930s – remastered, restored and with added scenes and...