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23/09/2021

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Whitmer proposes $1.5B business boost

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer proposed spending more than $1.5 billion in federal pandemic rescue funding on Monday to help boost the business climate, redevelop polluted sites, and take steps such as speeding up the development of electric vehicle charging infrastructure.

Hacker returns all $610M of stolen PolyNetwork crypto

The hacker or hackers responsible for what is thought to be one of the largest cryptocurrency thefts in history returned the remaining $610 million in stolen assets to Poly Network, with the company thanking the perpetrator or perpetrators for their cooperation.

Chicago city seeks to jumpstart the local economy

Hire Chicago, a new collaborative effort, has been working to find jobs for unemployed Chicagoans.

GM recalls all Chevy Bolt EV’s due to fire risk

General Motors has issued a recall of its Chevy Bolt electric vehicle that expands on an earlier recall. The notice applies to all Chevy Bolt models from 2020 to 2022, as well as all remaining 2019 models. The recall follows numerous reports of fires linked to the vehicle's LG-made battery pack.

University of Virginia disenrolls 200+ students who didn’t meet vaccine mandate

The University of Virginia has disenrolled students who did not comply with the school's Covid-19 vaccine requirement as the institution prepares to welcome back undergraduate students for in-person classes on Monday, according to a statement released on Saturday.

Manchin takes U.S. Labor Secretary on West Virginia Coal mine tour

According to U.S. Senator Joe Manchin, the coal industry is sometimes treated in Washington like a Vietnam War veteran who has just returned home.

LabConnect halfway to create 200 jobs in Johnson City

Almost a year after opening its new headquarters in Johnson City, LabConnect executives were joined by state leaders to celebrate the company's rapid growth.

Local taxpayers to save more than $500 million

Today, Deputy Secretary of Transportation Polly Trottenberg led a news conference in Redmond to announce that the USDOT will approve expanded financing assistance for Sound Transit, saving regional taxpayers more than $500 million.

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