People were ready for confetti in 2021
Dec 31, 2021

People were ready for confetti in 2021

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Also today: Concerns about the omicron variant have hobbled plans for New Year's celebrations at bars and eateries. A jury in New York has found Teva Pharmaceuticals responsible for contributing to the deadly opioid addiction epidemic in the U.S.

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To bring a feeling of celebration, are more people turning to confetti?

Dec 31, 2021
While large gatherings like the one in Times Square are being scaled back, small sales of confetti are growing for some retailers.
People write wishes on confetti that will then be dropped on New Year's Eve in Times Square.
Stephanie Hughes/Marketplace

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Victoria Craig Producer, BBC
Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Jay Siebold Engineer
Brian Allison Engineer
Alex Schroeder Digital producer
Meredith Garretson Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer/Director