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Driving desire: Getting a cup of Joe at the drive-thru

Driving desire: Getting a cup of Joe at the drive-thru

CAPITAL REGION — Essential members of the Capital Region workforce — probably some non-essential members, too — need their morning, afternoon and evening coffees. Coffee shops and restaurants that remain open in the area cannot offer sit-down, dine-in services, following state orders. Customers may still make purchases at front counters and drive-thru …

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Coronavirus brings dark times to Mexico’s cruise boat capital

Rolex, Cartier and Bulgari were shut down, the Cuban cigar joint was empty, and it just wasn’t happening for the guy hawking shark jawbones. “We’ve got all kinds of sharks — makos, tigers, hammerheads,” said a frustrated Pablo Ramírez, 23,displaying a malodorous rack of jaws spiked with razor-sharp teeth. “But, …

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Europe’s start-up hubs face challengers from the east

Europe’s fastest-growing companies have shrugged off challenges — from global trade wars to Brexit — to show record levels of revenue growth across the region, according to the FT’s latest ranking of the 1,000 fastest-growing companies. To make this year’s list, compiled with data provider Statista, entrants needed a minimum …

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Children stay indoors amid capital schools’ closure

Photo has been used for illustrative purposes. Shamila Jamaluddin, Staff Reporter When the schools are shut down as a precautionary measure to combat the spread of Covid 19, it has left thousands of parents and guardians scrambling to what to do next. With children staying at home 24/7, parents find …

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Tunisian beach resorts face up to coronavirus blight

Tunisian beach resorts face up to coronavirus blight

DUBAI: In what was described as an “exceptional” year, Saudi Aramco cemented its position as the world’s most profitable oil company with net income of $88.2 billion, big dividend payments and low borrowings. The result — announced on Sunday to the Tadawul stock exchange in Riyadh where the shares are …

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Hotel ‘clean’ and up for sale, again – MPNEWS

Hotel 'clean' and up for sale, again - MPNEWS

SUPPORTERS of the historic Continental Hotel fear it will sink into its massive foundations before a new buyer can be found. The Sorrento hotel back on the market without the spruiking of Continental Development director Julian Gerner and is described as in a “clean” financial state with all previous contractual …

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