A review of the things you need to know before you get home on Monday; no more changes in retail prices, no more new houses built, positive farmer confidence, absence of workers from Tauraga port for vaccines, exchange company, NZD company, etc.

Here are the key things you need to know before you leave work today. MORTGAGE RATE CHANGESThe TSB changed some mortgage rates, the 1-year up +5 bps and the three-year down -9 bps. CHANGES IN TERM DEPT RATESThe Bank of China has raised all of its TD rates. STRONG TRENDMore …

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Boston cab drivers lose battle with Uber on first circuit

A federal judge sided with Uber in 2019, saying they had not acted blatantly and were relying on city officials who approved their rideshare app to work in the city . In December, taxi drivers appealed to the First Circuit in hopes of a reversal, but it was unanimously dismissed …

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Arkansas judge temporarily blocks state law banning mask warrants in schools

The preliminary injunction was issued by Pulaski County Circuit Judge Tim Fox after the state’s General Assembly held a special session on the matter on Thursday without changing state law. With the injunction in place, school districts can now enforce mask requirements, while lawsuits continue. The law “cannot be enforced …

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LIBOR transition: ARRC formally recommends SOFR term | Dentons

In our item From June 17, 2021, we discussed the market indicators published by the Alternative Reference Rate Committee (ARRC) for the recommended use of a robust and stable SOFR term reference replacement rate (Term SOFR) and the selection of the CME group as recommended by the ARRC SOFR director …

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As Xavien Howard’s hold persists, Dolphins deal with four cornerbacks

Getty Images Dolphins cornerback Xavien Howard is in the building, but he still wants out. And he’s still not training. At some point, the Dolphins need another body on the ground to position. To this end, the dolphins brought four cornerbacks for practice Thursday. Via Armando Salguero de la Miami …

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To what extent is PSM a legal right? Farmers talk to Kisan Sansad

While Prime Minister Narendra Modi was busy touting Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana, Kisan Sansad (parallel parliament organized by farmers in Jantar Mantar) addressed a serious issue: the minimum support price (MSP) can it become a legal right? There were 200 new farmer representatives and six hours to answer …

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Indian stocks close lower as Reliance lags

A woman walks past the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) building in Mumbai, India on January 31, 2020. REUTERS / Francis Mascarenhas / File Photo BENGALURU, Aug.6 (Reuters) – Indian stocks closed lower on Friday, ending a four-day winning streak plagued by heavyweight Reliance Industries after India’s highest court ruled in …

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OU, OSU have more diversity staff than history teachers – The Journal Record

Jonathan small Today on college campuses, the call for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, or DCI, rings out loud. Academic staff directories are filled with diversity bureaucrats, and schools have many centers, workshops, and panels focused on DCI’s efforts. Oklahoma is no exception. A new study from the Heritage Foundation shows …

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Alabama Schools Make COVID-19 Decisions, Mask. Parents feel excluded.

A version of this story first appeared in The Alabama Education Lab’s free weekly newsletter, Ed Chat. Register now here. It’s an August 2020 release again: parents feel frustrated and without options. The Ed Lab recently asked parents to input COVID-19 school plans and got nearly 250 responses. It’s not …

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Louisville CBP Seizes Three Shipments Worth Over $ 5.5 Million In Two Days

LOUISVILLE, Ky—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in Louisville intercepted three shipments on July 30 and 31 containing counterfeit jewelry and watches worth more than $ 5.59 million. On July 30, the first two packages were seized. One shipment contained 580 counterfeit pieces of David Yurman jewelry. If real, …

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