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Canadian protests could wreak havoc for the auto industry

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Hundreds of truck drivers and their supporters block the streets of downtown Ottawa as part of a convoy of protesters against COVID-19 mandates in Canada on February 09, 2022 in Ottawa, Ontario.

Hundreds of truck drivers and their supporters block the streets of downtown Ottawa as part of a convoy of protesters against COVID-19 mandates in Canada on February 09, 2022 in Ottawa, Ontario. Spencer Platt/Getty Images

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Inflation hits harder in rural areas

by Amanda Peacher Feb 9, 2022
The consumer price index captures how much urban residents spend on goods and services, but it misses some of the nuance of rural life.

Canadian protests are choking off one of the most important arteries in the auto industry

by Lily Jamali Feb 9, 2022
U.S. automakers depend on parts from Canadian manufacturers. And a lot of them cross the Ambassador Bridge.

As electric pickup trucks come to market — slowly — lots of interest and long waits

by Samantha Fields Feb 9, 2022
“On the supply side, it's very clear that they were not planning for such a high demand,” one expert told us.

Last Valentine's Day, this small business owner met the love of her life

by Andie Corban Feb 9, 2022
Draper, Utah-based Rita Magalde sold Joel Mitchell an order of baklava almost one year ago. The rest, as they say, is history.

Shift to health services shows signs of success for big pharmacy chains

by Savannah Maher Feb 9, 2022
CVS has found a positive side effect of providing vaccines — increased retail sales. But what happens when vaccinations slow down?
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Why reality TV is like a “funhouse mirror” of our culture

by Danielle J. Lindemann Feb 9, 2022
A sociologist's case for taking shows like “The Kardashians” seriously.

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