Wednesday, June 3, 2020

New rocket factory plans 330 jobs in Florida

Amazon.com founder bringing $200 million company to Space Coast BY SCOTT POWERS ORLANDO SENTINEL/TNS CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION — Amazon.com billionaire Jeff Bezos announced Tuesday that...

Amazon looks at dropping packages from as high as 25 feet

BY ETHAN BARON MERCURY NEWS/TNS It’s not that drones get tired, it’s just that if they’re delivering your box of cat food and low-rise socks, dropping...

How to build an emergency fund

COURTESY OF NNPA NEWSWIRE Consider putting extra cash into a savings account. Keeping it out of reach of your checking account...

McDonald’s drops sponsorship of Olympics

BY ROBERT CHANNICK CHICAGO TRIBUNE/TNS McDonald’s and the International Olympic Committee are ending a long-standing commercial partnership three years early. The fast-food company is leaving the Olympics’...

CFPB supports payday lenders during BHM

Each February, Black History Month (BHM) commemorates the unique American experience of Blacks in America. This year...

B. Smith, restaurant owner and lifestyle guru, dies at 70

BY PETER SBLENDORIO NEW YORK DAILY NEWS/TNS NEW YORK – B. Smith, the lifestyle guru who excelled as a TV host, restaurateur and more, has died....

Breaking barriers on the runway

Full-figure woman wins model competition of ‘Project Runway’ BY JOHN-JOHN WILLIAMS IV BALTIMORE SUN/TNS RANDALLSTOWN, Md. — Liris Crosse, the Randallstown native who made history this season...

Here’s our action plan for 2020

The National Black Chamber of Commerce® (NBCC) is dedicated to economically empowering and sustaining African American communities...

Carnival 2015 Gallery

Tampa organization to help nearly 45 business owners thrive

The Tampa Hillsborough Action Plan (THAP) has launched a new initiative titled PITCH (Push, Improve, Teach, Challenge and Help). In its initial phase, the East...