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Some NC small businesses feel effects of the state's new 'bathroom bill'

Oct 31, 2016
Along with vanished revenue at restaurants and hotels, the cancellation of events has hit caterers, transportation services, linen rental shops, pesticide companies, even banks and credit unions that handle payroll for many of these contractors.
Ghassan's, a quick service Mediterranean restaurant in Greensboro, NC. Operations Manager Ziad Fleihan said the restaurant has lost $20,000 in revenue since the North Carolina General Assembly passed HB2, and a series of events were cancelled in the city.

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The bathroom of the future will be smarter

Aug 31, 2016
Hygiene, inclusivity and water supply are just a few of the future toilet troubles.
Portable toilets in Ueno Park, on April 3, 2015 in Tokyo, Japan.
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