Owner of Palmetto Cheese apologizes for Facebook post, explains Black woman’s image on packaging

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PAWLEYS ISLAND, S.C. (WBTW) — The owner of the Palmetto Cheese brand, who is also the mayor of Pawleys Island, apologized Thursday for a racially insensitive Facebook post and explained the branding of his product, which is the target of calls for a boycott.

When posting on Facebook about a man who was charged with shooting and killing two people after a traffic accident in Georgetown, Mayor Brian Henry wrote: “2 innocent people murdered. Not 2 thugs or people wanted on multiple warrants. 2 white people defenselessly gunned down by a black man.  Tell me, where is the outrage? When and where will we begin rioting and burning down businesses in Georgetown.”

Henry also referred to the Black Lives Matter movement as a “terror” organization.

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2 Industrial Stocks You Can Buy and Hold for the Next Decade

If the idea of investing in industrial stocks puts you off because it sounds boring, you’d certainly reconsider once you learn how big and vital the industrials sector is and how well-positioned some stocks are to grow immensely in coming years. Yes, I’m talking about potential multibaggers here. With their excellent past records and incredible growth drivers ahead, these two industrial stocks are available for you to buy and hold for as long as 10 years, and even longer.

Here’s an “industrial-tech” stock you simply can’t ignore

Honeywell (NYSE:HON) is a formidable mix of industrials and technology, which is where the stock’s appeal lies.

In August, Honeywell stock bagged a spot in the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJINDICES:^DJI). It was part of an index reshuffle to accommodate businesses that “better reflect the American economy.” There couldn’t be a better contender than Honeywell, given its massive portfolio that serves most

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California jobless rate falls with help of temporary jobs

California’s unemployment rate fell to 11.4% in August

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A raft of temporary government jobs for the U.S. Census boosted California’s economy in August as the state added 101,900 jobs as the unemployment rate fell below the high-water mark of the Great Recession for the first time since March.

But experts warned that other indicators — including new unemployment claims, feeble consumer spending and paltry job postings — still show the world’s fifth-largest economy has stalled with no quick recovery in sight.

California lost more than 2.6 million jobs in March and April as the government ordered businesses to close and people to stay home to slow the spread of the coronavirus, which has killed more than 14,700 Californians.

California, home to nearly 40 million

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Huron Capital’s High Street Insurance Partners Adds Two New Partner Agencies to Portfolio

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Perelman Selling Almost Everything as Pandemic Roils His Empire

(Bloomberg) — Bit by bit, billionaire Ronald O. Perelman is parting with his treasures.His Gulfstream 650 is on the market. So is his 257-foot yacht. Movers hauled crates of art from his Upper East Side townhouse after he struck a deal with Sotheby’s to sell hundreds of millions of dollars of works.He’s unloaded his stake in Humvee-maker AM General, sold a flavorings company that he’d owned for decades and hired banks to find buyers for stock he holds in other companies.What in the world is going on with Ron Perelman? His exploits on and off Wall Street have been tabloid fare in New York since the go-go 1980s. But now, at an age when most fellow billionaires are kicking back, Perelman, 77, is facing a range of financial challenges, most of all at Revlon Inc., his cosmetics giant.Once touted as

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Top Trump official Seema Verma ‘abused’ government rules by spending $3.5 million in taxpayer money to boost her own profile, according to a congressional investigation



Deborah Birx et al. looking at the camera: Seema Verma, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Administrator Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images


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Seema Verma, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Administrator Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images

  • Seema Verma, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services chief, “abused the federal contracting process” and “wasted millions of taxpayer dollars,” according to a new congressional investigation. 
  • Verma paid a team of expensive media consultants to help her land high-profile interviews, meet with journalists and lawmakers, and craft written materials. 
  • In one instance, Verma paid consultants nearly $3,000 in taxpayer money to put together a “Girl’s Night” at USA Today reporter Susan Page’s Washington home. 
  • In July 2020, the Health and Human Services inspector general found that Verma broke federal contracting rules. 
  • HHS spokesperson Michael Caputo called the congressional report “another reckless drive-by election year hit job” in a statement to Politico.
  • Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

Seema Verma, the head of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid

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Mavs Cuban Wants Dirk As An Owner; Nash Wants Him As Nets Coach

DALLAS – Dirk Nowitzki is a popular guy.

A year ago, DallasBasketball.com broke the story detailing Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban’s desire to have the retired icon Nowitzki join the organization in a capacity as a minority owner.

In an interview with our Dalton Trigg on the subject, Cuban said, “Absolutely. I’ll have the convo with Dirk in the future. There is a lot of things involved to make it all work. But it would be awesome.”

Dirk with an ownership stake in this team – the only team he’s ever known – is a nice fit. No single person is more synonymous with the Mavericks than Nowitzki, so such a business partnership would be a coup for Cuban and the Mavs, and would befit their personal friendship as well.

But Dirk has other friends. Like Steve Nash. Who is now involved in another team.

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Industrial Valves Market Growth, Trends and Year to Year Projections 2020 to 2027

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Sep 18, 2020 (Profound via COMTEX) —
The global Industrial Valves Market was valued at USD 87.23 Billion in 2019 and expected to reach USD 110.91 Billion by 2027 and poised to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 3.4% during the forecast period 2020 to 2027.

The “global Industrial Valves market analysis to 2027” is a specialized and in-depth study with a special focus on the global market trend analysis. The report aims to provide an overview of Industrial Valves market with detailed market segmentation by product, applications, geography and others. The global Industrial Valves market is expected to witness high growth during the forecast period. The report provides key statistics on the market status of the leading Industrial Valves market players and offers key trends and opportunities in the market.

In this study,

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Health insurance startup Oscar Health is gearing up for a 2021 IPO

  • Oscar Health, the health insurance company cofounded by Joshua Kushner and Mario Schlosser, is prepping for a public listing in 2021, says Axios.
  • The New York-based company initially aimed to provide coverage under the Affordable Care Act at the beginning of its launch in 2012, but has since expanded into other health insurance markets. 
  • It’s raised around $1.5 billion from major venture capital firms, including Thrive Capital, Alphabet, and Founders Fund, and is now hiring banks ahead its plans to go public. 
  • Though the move isn’t a surprise in today’s startup IPO market, it’s suspected to be loosely tied to the election, as the winning candidate may work to shake up the health insurance industry.
  • Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

Oscar, the health insurance company cofounded in 2012 by Joshua Kushner and Mario Schlosser, has hired banks to help the firm go public in 2021, Axios has learned

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Don’t waste your money on Tom Brady in Week 1

The 2020 NFL regular season kicks off Thursday night in Kansas City, and if you’re a bettor we’ve got you covered for picks against the spread for every Week 1 game and season win total over/under predictions for every team.





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The game of the week in the NFL’s opening weekend will happen in New Orleans, where Drew Brees and the Super Bowl-ready Saints will take on NFC South rival Tampa Bay and new Bucs quarterback Tom Brady. The Bucs have been a popular preseason Super Bowl choice for bettors at +1400, but according to our NFL expert Steven Ruiz, you should avoid putting money on the Bucs to cover in Week 1.

Here are our locks of the week for Week 1:

Steven Ruiz: Saints -3.5 over Buccaneers

Continuity is going to be a big thing following a weird offseason. I think the Saints

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GoFundMe for Owner of Hair Salon Pelosi Visited Raises More Than $42,000

A GoFundMe campaign to help the owner of the San Francisco salon where House Speaker Nancy Pelosi had her hair done in breach of COVID-19 rules has raised tens of thousands of dollars and garnered messages of support.

Erica Kious, the owner of eSalon SF, told Fox News she had received death threats after security footage showed Pelosi walking through her business on Monday without wearing a mask over her nose or mouth, contrary to the city’s coronavirus measures.

Personal care services are banned from operating indoors, although on Tuesday, the day after Pelosi’s visit, the city did allow for outdoor services as long as clients were socially distanced.

U.S. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi at an elementary school on September 02, 2020 in San Francisco. Pelosi has been criticized for visiting a hair salon despite a state-wide ban on in-person visits due to COVID-19.
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