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NPR’s strict masking policy encourages coworkers to tattle on violators

National Public Radio is encouraging staffers to squeal on each other if they do not comply with the company’s Draconian mask-wearing policy in the office. According to a strongly-worded memo sent out Thursday, NPR employees are not only required to wear masks in the office, but if they see someone who isn’t complying with the …

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GameStop Jumps Into NFTs Just As The Crypto Market Collapses

This image is about the only thing you can find on the marketplace’s website, other than a button to connect your crypto walletScreenshot: GameStop The NFT market, and other blockchain-associated grifts like cryptocurrency, are having a very bad month, as their perceived “value” evaporates and whatever actual monetary value they had falls through the floor. …

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NPR’s strict masking policy encourages coworkers to tattle on violators

National Public Radio is encouraging staffers to squeal on each other if they do not comply with the company’s Draconian mask-wearing policy in the office. According to a strongly-worded memo sent out Thursday, NPR employees are not only required to wear masks in the office, but if they see someone who isn’t complying with the …

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Melvin Capital to shut down after heavy losses on meme stocks, market slump

Melvin Capital, once one of Wall Street’s most successful hedge funds which then lost billions in the meme stock saga, will shut down after it was hit again by this year’s market slump. Gabe Plotkin, widely regarded as one of the industry’s best traders after posting years of double digit returns, told investors that the …

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Housing market ‘starting to see the impact of higher mortgage rates,’ economist says – Yahoo Finance

Housing market ‘starting to see the impact of higher mortgage rates,’ economist saysYahoo Finance Mortgage demand plummets as interest rates hover near 13-year highFox Business Mortgage rates ticked lower, but are still well above 5%CNN Current Refinance Rates: May 19, 2022 — Current Refinance Rates Jump UpForbes Buyers, Sellers See Mixed Bag with Higher Fed …

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US home sales fell again in April as prices hit another record high

CNN – Home sales fell for the third consecutive month in April as rising mortgage rates and affordability challenges pushed many would-be home buyers out of the market. Still, prices continued to climb, reaching an all-time high. The median price of a home in April was a record $ 391,200, rising 14.8% from a year …

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Apple engineer who quit over return-to-office policy joins Google

An ex-Apple executive who quit over the company’s strict return-to-office policy is joining Google just weeks later, according to a report. Ian Goodfellow – who worked as Apple’s director of machine learning until he resigned in early May – is joining Google’s DeepMind division as a contributor, Bloomberg reported. DeepMind uses artificial intelligence and machine …

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Portsmouth bookstore with 270,000 books forced to relocate after 22 years – The Virginian-Pilot

PORTSMOUTH – Jeannie Hunt had no indication this chapter of her life was coming to an end. Hunt, owner of Jeannie’s Used Books at 3202 High St. in Portsmouth, is being forced to relocate her business and the 270,000-plus books within it. For the past 22 years, she has leased the 1,800-square-foot space, but received …

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You Should Know Which ‘Financial Phase’ You’re In

Photo: Shutterstock (Shutterstock) You’ve probably experienced monthly or yearly fluctuations in your budgeting and spending (or a weekly one; hey, inflation). At times it may seem like you’re just hanging on for dear life. But if you think long term and big picture about your financial well-being, there exists a general structure to help you …

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