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Downtown Nashville Explosion Knocks Communications Offline

Downtown Nashville Explosion Knocks Communications Offline

BUSINESS | By Kimberlee Kruesi, Michael Balsamo and Eric Tucker | Dec 26, 2020

A recreational vehicle parked in the deserted streets of downtown Nashville exploded early Christmas morning, causing widespread communications outages that took down police emergency systems and grounded holiday travel at the city's airport.

'Unprecedented' Mail Volume Delays Christmas Gifts

'Unprecedented' Mail Volume Delays Christmas Gifts

BUSINESS | By Michael Liedtke | Dec 26, 2020

The U.S. Postal Service said on its website that it was "experiencing unprecedented volume increases and limited employee availability due to the impacts of COVID-19."

Pope on Christmas: Vaccines for All; Needy, Vulnerable First

Pope on Christmas: Vaccines for All; Needy, Vulnerable First

BUSINESS | By Raf Casert and Pan Pylas | Dec 25, 2020

Ambassadors from the European Union's 27 nations convened on Christmas Day to start assessing the free trade deal the bloc has struck with former member Britain, a historic accord that takes effect in just a week.

Breakthrough: UK and EU Reach Post-Brexit Trade Agreement

Breakthrough: UK and EU Reach Post-Brexit Trade Agreement

BUSINESS | By Raf Casert and Jill Lawless | Dec 25, 2020

Just a week before the deadline, Britain and the European Union struck a free-trade deal Thursday that should avert economic chaos on New Year's and bring a measure of certainty for businesses after years of Brexit turmoil.

Watch: Buffalo's Oldest Gay Club to Close -- Where Was its COVID Relief?

Watch: Buffalo's Oldest Gay Club to Close -- Where Was its COVID Relief?

BUSINESS | By Kilian Melloy | Dec 23, 2020

The oldest gay bar in Buffalo, NY, may have to close down for good after being denied grant money being distributed by the county, despite minority business owners reportedly being given priority.

Borgata Gives 5K to Assist Transgender Name Changes

Borgata Gives 5K to Assist Transgender Name Changes

BUSINESS | Dec 21, 2020

The contribution will be used to support the assistance Garden State Equality gives to transgender people in New Jersey seeking legal name changes.

One Company's Quest for an Antibody Drug to Fight COVID-19

One Company's Quest for an Antibody Drug to Fight COVID-19

BUSINESS | By Marilynn Marchione | Dec 21, 2020

The drugs, administered by IV, are being tested to prevent infection in people at high risk of it who can't yet get a vaccine, such as housemates of COVID-19 patients. They're also being tried as a treatment soon after infection to avoid serious illness.

Fishing Talks Move at Snail's Pace in EU-UK Brexit Standoff

Fishing Talks Move at Snail's Pace in EU-UK Brexit Standoff

BUSINESS | By Raf Casert | Dec 20, 2020

European Union and British negotiators on Saturday extended their standoff over EU fishing rights in U.K. waters and remained unable to make a decisive breakthrough in trade talks.

The Lavender Dollar: Debunking Lesbian Spending Stereotypes

The Lavender Dollar: Debunking Lesbian Spending Stereotypes

BUSINESS | By Merryn Johns | Dec 19, 2020

The cultural invisibility of lesbians and the struggle to keep lesbian spaces alive tend to reinforce the image of queer women as financially incapacitated or, at best, inconspicuous. But lesbians do spend money, don't they?

Fed Finds Big U.S. Banks in Solid Shape; Keeps Dividend Limits

Fed Finds Big U.S. Banks in Solid Shape; Keeps Dividend Limits

BUSINESS | By Marcy Gordon | Dec 19, 2020

The Federal Reserve said Friday that the 33 largest U.S. banks are in strong shape despite the pandemic's economic shock.

Seaweed Industry Stays Afloat, Seeks Growth During Pandemic

Seaweed Industry Stays Afloat, Seeks Growth During Pandemic

BUSINESS | By Patrick Whittle | Dec 19, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has been a struggle for much of American seafood, but at least one sector of the industry has found a way to grow during the crisis — the seaweed business.

Ski Resorts Work to Stay Open as COVID Cases Snowball

Ski Resorts Work to Stay Open as COVID Cases Snowball

BUSINESS | By Christie Aschwanden | Dec 19, 2020

How to stay open amid the pandemic is an issue resorts across the U.S. are facing. Mandatory face coverings have become the norm, but other COVID mitigation efforts vary by site.

LGBTQ Bars and Restaurants Get Creative to Survive

LGBTQ Bars and Restaurants Get Creative to Survive

BUSINESS | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Dec 19, 2020

In the current COVID-19 conditions, LGBTQ bars have been forced to find creative ways of staying in business.

The Great Importance of Having a Donate Button and How to Use It in Your Fundraising Events

The Great Importance of Having a Donate Button and How to Use It in Your Fundraising Events

BUSINESS | Dec 18, 2020

You definitely have a website, maybe an email campaign and possibly social networking networks. But have you indeed done what you can to connect your digital assets into a robust non-profit fundraising strategy?

Iconic LA Gay Bar Turns to GoFundMe to Stave Off Closure

Iconic LA Gay Bar Turns to GoFundMe to Stave Off Closure

BUSINESS | By Kilian Melloy | Dec 15, 2020

Iconic LGBTQ tavern Akbar, opened in 1996, is in danger of going under, another victim of the COVID-19 pandemic. The owners have turned to GoFundMe to stop that from happening.

Watch: Anti-Gay Group Attacks Inclusive Ritz Crackers Ad

Watch: Anti-Gay Group Attacks Inclusive Ritz Crackers Ad

BUSINESS | By Kilian Melloy | Dec 15, 2020

An LGBTQ-inclusive Ritz Crackers ad for the holidays invites viewers to "Join us in helping create a more welcoming world." An anti-gay group discards that message hospitality, choosing instead to serve up hate.

CEO Tim Cook Reportedly Ordered Apple TV to Shut Down Gawker Show

CEO Tim Cook Reportedly Ordered Apple TV to Shut Down Gawker Show

BUSINESS | Dec 14, 2020

Apple CEO Tim Cook reportedly shutdown a project for the company's streaming service Apple TV+ about the Gawker Media, the now-defunct blogging network that outed him as gay in 2008, according to a report from The New York Times.

Report: Millions in COVID Relief Funneled to Anti-LGBTQ Groups, Businesses

Report: Millions in COVID Relief Funneled to Anti-LGBTQ Groups, Businesses

BUSINESS | By Kilian Melloy | Dec 14, 2020

Data from the Small Business Administration indicates that millions of dollars in COVID relief money went to anti-LGBTQ groups and businesses.

Visa, Mastercard Won't Allow Charges for Services on Pornhub

Visa, Mastercard Won't Allow Charges for Services on Pornhub

BUSINESS | Dec 12, 2020

Mastercard and Visa said Thursday they would block their customers from using the credit cards to make purchases on Pornhub following accusations the pornographic website showed videos of rape and underage sex.

6 Favorite CBD Gift Ideas From CBD Unlimited

6 Favorite CBD Gift Ideas From CBD Unlimited

BUSINESS | By Kelsy Chauvin | Dec 12, 2020

Here's a top list of the very best CBD products from CBD Unlimited.

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