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As States Roll Out Digital Vaccine ‘Passports,’ Privacy Concerns Persist

As some states introduce digital “passports” to allow restaurants and other businesses to vet patrons based on their COVID-19 vaccination status, concerns have mounted over whether the personal data stored by the apps is secure.

New York this month became the first major U.S. city to mandate proof of COVID-19 vaccination for indoor dining, gyms and theaters. The announcement came shortly after a federal judge in Florida blocked a law banning cruise ships from requiring proof of vaccination, after cruise liners argued their business was not viable without it.

Last week California became the first state to require proof of

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OneMain Financial Introduces Money LaunchPad, a New Financial Education Program for High School Students in Five States Across the Country | Business

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aug 25, 2021–

OneMain Financial, the country’s largest near-prime installment lender with a mission of improving the financial well-being of hardworking Americans, today announced the start of Money LaunchPad by OneMain, a new personal financial education program that teaches basic financial capability skills for students in grades 9 to 12. The course, which will debut in California, Texas, Ohio, North Carolina and Pennsylvania, was created with the nation’s leading social impact education innovator, EVERFI, Inc.

The program features an interactive learning platform designed specifically to translate financial concepts and introduces the basic financial capability skills needed as

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Workers making Oreos and other Nabisco snacks are on strike in five states.

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Aug. 25, 2021, 9:20 a.m. ET

Aug. 25, 2021, 9:20 a.m. ET

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Unionized workers who make Oreos, Chips Ahoy!, Newtons and other Nabisco snacks are on strike in five states over what they say are unfair demands for concessions in contract negotiations.

Members of the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers union in Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Oregon and Virginia have rejected management’s call for changes in shift lengths and overtime rules. The workers are

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How America’s Top States for Business succeed in post-pandemic world

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While the pandemic raged and much of the nation was paralyzed, one aspect of America’s economic life zoomed into high gear: the battle between the states for business and jobs.

“Crazy as it might seem, we are the busiest we’ve been in decades,” veteran site selection consultant John Boyd told CNBC in the midst of the post-holiday wave of Covid-19 earlier this year.

Companies were recalibrating their plans, workers were rethinking their lives, and states were strategizing about how to handle the greatest upheaval in economic development in modern history.

Now,

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Santiago Ribeiro brings artists from The United States of America to the 11 YEARS of the Surrealism Now

Cynthia Tom, France Garrido, Jay Garfinkle, Jay Paul Vonkoffler, Keith Wigdor, Magi Calhoun, Mitchell Pluto, Olga Spiegel, Richard Shannon, Roch Fautch, Rodica Miller, Shahla Rosa, Steve Smith, Tatomir Pitariu.

NEW YORK, June 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — 125 participant artists from 52 countries at the Center of Arts and Spectacle (CAE) Figueira da Foz in Portugal. June / July.

The project by artist Santiago Ribeiro was started in 2010 at the Bissaya Barreto Foundation and has become the largest surrealist show of the 21st century in the world, works of painting, drawing, digital art, sculpture, and photography.

Italian video

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More states move to digital IDs

With the advent of digital wallets and boarding passes, people are relying more on their phones to prove their identity.

SALT LAKE CITY — The card that millions of people use to prove their identity to everyone from police officers to liquor store owners may soon be a thing of the past as a growing number of states develop digital driver’s licenses.

With the advent of digital wallets and boarding passes, people are relying more on their phones to prove their identity. At least five states have implemented a mobile driver’s license program. Three others — Utah, Iowa and Florida

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