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Reopening California: San Francisco salons, gyms, massage studios, tattoo parlors reopen for indoor services amid ongoing COVID-19 pandemic

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) — San Francisco relaxed its health order a bit on Monday, allowing nail and hair salons, gyms, massage studios and tattoo parlors to welcome a limited number of customers back indoors.

At MX3 Fitness, Kevin Mcspadden was one of the first clients Monday morning to workout indoors. He hasn’t been inside a gym since March.

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4 player moves on Steve Cohen’s to-do list when he becomes Mets owner

For weeks, the specter of Steve Cohen owning the Mets has served as medication of sorts for fans sickened by what is so far another season of disappointment. Every bitter loss has been soothed at least somewhat by the thought of what a multi-billionaire with a fan’s thirst for a championship — a description that reportedly fits Cohen — might do to improve the ballclub.

In fact, the Mets’ faithful seem to see the new

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RPM Owner, Long Interested In Improving NASCAR’s Diversity, Eyes Replacements For Bubba Wallace

When Andrew Murstein established his sports fund years ago, with the intent of buying into a professional team, his focus was

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Gym Owner Who Ran To Support Local Businesses Forced To Close

MORRISTOWN, NJ – Morristown gym owner Matt Scarfo is experiencing something many local business owners have felt as a result of the coronavirus pandemic: the loss of his business despite all efforts to save it.

After months of uncertainty, attempts from supportive community members to raise money, and the governor’s go-ahead to reopen, Scarfo announced last week that his business, Full-Time Fitness, would be closing for good.

“Six months is a terribly long time for

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Owner of Buenos Aires Nights in Ashford and Maidstone warns some customers have already been hostile about new coronavirus rule

A Kent business owner has warned of confrontation with customers after the introduction of the ‘rule of six’.

Linda Pontoriero, who runs Buenos Aires Nights in Ashford and Maidstone, says she and her staff have already been challenged about the new regulations, that come into force from today.

Linda Pontoriero of Buenos Aries Nights in High Street, Maidstone. Picture: Gary Browne
Linda Pontoriero of Buenos Aries Nights in High Street, Maidstone. Picture: Gary Browne

People booking tables at her steakhouses have been trying to bend the rules by

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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

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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

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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

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Small business owner, school board member Lisa Baird ready for next chapter of her life

HENDERSON, Ky. – After 16 years as a small business owner and 12 years as a member of the Henderson County School Board, Lisa Baird is preparing to step away from both.



a man and a woman standing in front of a table: Lisa Baird, owner of C&C Custom Framing, points out picture frame samples to be removed, to friend Lorna Littrell who is helping with the close-out of the shop she has run for 16 years, Tuesday, September 8, 2020.


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Lisa Baird, owner of C&C Custom Framing, points out picture frame samples to be removed, to friend Lorna Littrell who is helping with the close-out of the shop she has run for 16 years, Tuesday, September 8,

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IKEA Stores Owner Ingka Accelerates Investments to Cut Emissions | Investing News

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Ingka Group, the owner of most IKEA stores, plans 600 million euros ($712 million) in sustainability-related investments over the next 12 months as the world’s biggest furniture brand aims to be climate positive throughout its value chain by 2030.

The plan is to spend a third on renewable energy, a third on stakes in innovative start-ups, and a third on making its stores and warehouses more sustainable, Chief Financial Officer Juvencio Maeztu

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Michael Jordan is now a partial owner of DraftKings

Chicago Bulls legend and Charlotte Hornets owner Michael Jordan is joining DraftKings as a partial owner and adviser to business operations.



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NBA legend Michael Jordan has reportedly decided on his latest business venture, taking partial ownership of DraftKings in exchange for a role as a special adviser, per ESPN’s David Purdum. The move makes a great deal of sense, considering Jordan’s known penchant for gambling and success with other brands.

Per

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Zara-Owner Inditex Starts Online Sales at Budget Brand Lefties | Investing News

MADRID (Reuters) – Zara-owner Inditex’s

little-known budget brand Lefties started online sales in Spain and Portugal on Thursday, giving the label a digital advantage over discount fashion chain Primark in its second-biggest market.

Lefties sells low-priced clothing for women, men and children and is present in six countries – Spain, Portugal, Russia, Mexico, Qatar, and Saudi Arabia – with over 100 stores.

First set up in 1999 as a way to clear Zara clothing from

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What happens when a small business owner gets COVID-19



Joe Field of Flying Colors Comics & Other Cool Stuff in Concord contracted COVID-19, forcing him to temporarily close his business. Photo: Courtesy Of Flying Colors Comics

Photo: Courtesy Of Flying Colors Comics


Joe Field of Flying Colors Comics & Other Cool Stuff in Concord contracted COVID-19, forcing him to temporarily close his business.


Business at the Flying Colors comic shop in Concord had returned to something that resembled normal. The 32-year-old business weathered months of closure and curbside pickup, only to finally reopen with a limited capacity of ten

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Tough Start for New Boss of BA-Owner as Walsh Bows Out | Investing News

LONDON (Reuters) – With an enviable reputation, IAG’s CEO Willie Walsh would be a hard act to follow at the best of times, but his successor Luis Gallego will have to steer its British Airways and Iberia out of the depths of the worst downturn in aviation history.

A former pilot and dealmaker, Walsh created IAG by dragging two old-fashioned flag carriers into the modern age of budget flying, taking a tough line on unions

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Saks Owner Hudson’s Bay Drops Financing Plan: Sources | Investing News

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Hudson’s Bay Co, the owner of luxury department store Saks Fifth Avenue, has ditched its plan to raise up to $900 million in debt after prospective investors requested a higher interest rate than the company was willing to pay, people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday.

The pulled bond offering highlights the perceived risk of lending to brick-and-mortar North American retail chains, even as swaths of the United States and

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Cowboys owner Jerry Jones looking for compromise regarding national anthem

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said Tuesday that he wants to find a compromise with his players regarding protests during the national anthem this season and would prefer to implement a policy in which the team kneels before but not during the playing of the national anthem.

In an interview with 105.3 The Fan, Jones said that he would like to put in place a policy similar to what the team did before a 2017

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The British Museum Has Added a Label to a Bust of Its Founder Identifying Him as a Slave Owner

The British Museum has taken down a prominent bust of its founder, Sir Hans Sloane, whose collection was built using money from his wife’s sugar plantation in Jamaica. 

The sculpture has been relocated in a special glass cabinet with signage that describes him as a “slave owner” whose work was “enabled by the wealth and networks that grew out of European imperialism.” Also included in the cabinet are artifacts from Sloane’s personal collection, including some

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Ex-Michigan payroll tax firm owner accused of stealing thousands for personal expenses

DETROIT – The former owner of a Michigan payroll tax service firm is accused of stealing thousands of dollars to cover expenses for his other businesses and to fund remodeling and construction costs for his wife’s business.

A federal grand jury in Detroit indicted Dale Thrush, of Farwell, Mich., this week. Thrush was the owner and operator of 402 N. Mission St. LLC (Mission Street), based in Mount Pleasant, Mich. The company provided payroll tax

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MLS owner Dell Loy Hansen goes on deranged rant after players sit out game, says he’ll lay off employees and ruin team because of it

Real Salt Lake owner Dell Loy Hansen has decided that he’s the real victim of the saga that unfolded across American sports on Wednesday. “The disrespect is profound to me personally,” he said of his players’ decision to sit out.



a man wearing a suit and tie talking on a cell phone: SANDY, UT - JULY 24: Owners of Real Salt Lake Dave Checketts (R) and Dell Loy Hansen (L) talk before a game against Chivas USA at an MLS soccer game July 24, 2010 at Rio Tinto Stadium in Sandy, Utah.


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SANDY, UT – JULY 24: Owners of Real Salt Lake Dave Checketts (R) and Dell Loy Hansen (L) talk before a game against Chivas USA at

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Owner Mark Davis welcomes Raiders to their new Vegas home


LAS VEGAS — Mark Davis sat alone on a metal bench at the 35-yard line inside Allegiant Stadium, a little more than an hour before the Las Vegas Raiders took the field Friday.

Sitting to his left high over the north end zone in front of a glass wall that reveals the Luxor and Mandalay Bay casinos was the 95-foot torch honoring his late father, Al Davis.

His thoughts during those moments of quiet reflection

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