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High prices aren’t stopping Memorial Day celebrations

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A man in a swimsuit and bucket hat points toward the waterfront in front of dozens of other beachgoers.

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ - MAY 30: A man points toward the ocean on May 30, 2022 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Memorial Day events are held across the U.S. to commemorate those who died in active military service. (Photo by Mark Makela/Getty Images) Mark Makela/Getty Images

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Could reopening idled oil refineries ease gasoline prices?

by Lily Jamali May 30, 2022
The idea is drawing attention, but analysts disagree on whether White House pressure on the industry would work.

Improving the database behind gun sale background checks could help prevent mass shootings

From "Marketplace Tech," Kimberly Adams talks with Cassandra Crifasi, a professor and deputy director at the Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Violence Solutions, about improving the system of background checks.

Despite high prices, pandemic-weary Americans are likely to spend this Memorial Day

by Stephanie Hughes May 30, 2022
The holiday's staples, like meat and propane, are more expensive. But people are willing to pay more as they gather to celebrate.

For this toy store, summer is here, and so are inventory woes

by Sean McHenry May 30, 2022
Business is up at a North Carolina shop, but managing inventory and costs are headaches.

Will new, diverse leadership help bring cultural change to Broadway?

by Alexandra Starr May 30, 2022
Lileana Blain-Cruz, the new resident director at Lincoln Center Theater, is in an influential position. Her choices could resonate nationally.

Electronic waste from your old laptop could make cash for “urban miners”

by Ivana Davidovic and Stephen Ryan May 30, 2022
Valuable raw materials can be extracted from your used devices and gadgets for recycling, reducing the amount of electronic waste.

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