Ski resorts expect a busy season. Can they find enough workers?

As ski resorts start to open for a new season, the coronavirus pandemic has prompted protocols such as socially distanced lift lines and reduced capacity for indoor dining. Yet the industry is also benefiting from Americans’ desire to get out of their houses and into fresh air. 

“People are excited to have this ability to have a respite from everything they’ve been dealing with the last several months,” said Ryan

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Copart, Inc. (CPRT) Q1 2021 Earnings Call Transcript

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Copart, Inc. (NASDAQ:CPRT)
Q1 2021 Earnings Call
Nov 19, 2020, 11:00 a.m. ET

Contents:

  • Prepared Remarks
  • Questions and Answers
  • Call Participants

Prepared Remarks:

Operator

Please standby. Good day everyone, and welcome to the Copart Incorporated First Quarter Fiscal 2021 Earnings Call. [Operator Instructions]. For opening remarks and introductions, I would like to turn the call over to Mr. John North, Chief Financial Officer of

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Walz says Minnesota to report record deaths, 8,000 COVID cases

Health officials also reported 7,877 new cases of the virus, a bit under what the governor announced previously.

ST PAUL, Minn. — Thursday, Nov. 19 

  • 72 deaths, 7,877 new cases reported Thursday
  • Walz closes gyms, indoor dining, pauses sports as COVID cases spike
  • 83 of 87 counties now under distance learning recommendations
  • Eleven new COVID-19 testing sites to open across Minnesota; mail order testing program now available statewide

Minnesota continues

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Dayton to close city buildings to public, urges residents to stay home

The advisory overlaps with a 21-day statewide curfew issued by Gov. Mike DeWine. Starting Thursday, Ohioans should stay home from 10 p.m. until 5 a.m.

Also starting Monday, payment centers will be closed. Residents can make city utility payments by phone, online, via mail or at any CVS or Family Dollar stores. The city is pausing routine fire and interior housing inspections as well.

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Property taxes may rise to close Charleston budget gap

Homeowners in Charleston may see property taxes go up as the city considers using sales tax money to make up an $18 million budget shortfall.

The Post and Courier reports Charleston City Council members are debating a budget proposal that would increase taxes on a $300,000 owner-occupied home in Charleston County by $81 for the year. Taxes on the same home in the part of Charleston in Berkeley

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I Love My Grown Children, But I’m Not Willing To Die Because Of Their Pandemic Choices

I love you, but I do not want to die because of your good time.

Not that I am opposed to your personal enjoyment. I am all for recreation — within reason, of course. But the eschewing of caution, throwing it all to the wind in order to hang out with your friends and laugh for a few hours, stand near each other, drink, eat — well, it’s just too

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Naya Rivera’s Ex Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit on Behalf of Son

About two hours after Naya and Josey left the dock on the rental boat, they decided to swim in the lake, which the documents stated was permitted at the time but is now banned. The paperwork claimed the boat was then carried away while they were swimming and that this was “likely by current wind, which gusted up to 21 miles per hour that afternoon.”

In July, Ventura County Sheriff 

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Online sales set to smash records during pandemic holiday gift season

SALT LAKE CITY — Rainbocorn and Cutetito may just sound like gibberish, but they’re actual names of new toys likely to lead the pack in the upcoming online holiday shopping season, one setting up to smash existing records.



a man standing in front of a truck: FedEx trucks are loaded for deliveries in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020. Ongoing and widespread COVID-19 restrictions are fueling an unprecedented volume of online shopping for the holiday season.


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FedEx trucks are loaded for deliveries in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020. Ongoing and widespread COVID-19 restrictions are fueling an unprecedented volume of

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Valley News – Out & About: Look online for Woodstock documentary series

WOODSTOCK — Billings Farm & Museum’s Woodstock Vermont Film Series is back — and it’s reach may be wider than ever before.

That’s because, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the annual documentary film series is going virtual.

“We can open this up to a much larger audience than we had in the past,” said Marge Wakefield, PR and community relations coordinator at Billings Farm & Museum. “You had to be

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Lowe’s (LOW) Q3 2020 Earnings Call Transcript

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Lowe’s (NYSE:LOW)
Q3 2020 Earnings Call
Nov 18, 2020, 9:00 a.m. ET

Contents:

  • Prepared Remarks
  • Questions and Answers
  • Call Participants

Prepared Remarks:

Operator

Good morning, everyone, and welcome to Lowe’s Companies third-quarter 2020 earnings conference call. My name is Rob, and I’ll be your operator for today’s call. As a reminder, this conference is being recorded. I will now turn the call over to

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Naya Rivera’s Ex Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit on Behalf of Son – E! Online

About two hours after Naya and Josey left the dock on the rental boat, they decided to swim in the lake, which the documents stated was permitted at the time but is now banned. The paperwork claimed the boat was then carried away while they were swimming and that this was “likely by current wind, which gusted up to 21 miles per hour that afternoon.”

In July, Ventura County Sheriff 

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Parks and Recreation Department outlines operational changes

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| Amarillo Globe-News

Amarillo Parks and Recreation Department officials have outlined a series of operational revisions in the wake of the city’s increase in positive COVID-19 cases and the rising hospitalization rate.

“We’ve made some changes to our operations,” said Michael Kashuba, the city’s Parks and Recreation Department director. “The city is not reducing services, but basically the delivery would be a little bit different, so if someone

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Christmas tree cutting program canceled by Cameron Peak Fire

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From Rustic to Cameron Peak, the fire destroyed nearly 40 miles along the Poudre River and surrounding mountains, changing the area for a generation.

Fort Collins Coloradoan

The Cameron Peak Fire destroyed 224 homes and burned nearly 209,000 acres. And now, despite the largest wildfire in state history no longer being a threat, the Grinch keeps on taking.

For the first time in more than 30 years, the Canyon

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School districts making plans for virtual learning again

ST. LOUIS – COVID cases in teachers are making it hard to staff schools properly causing some school districts to make some changes to their learning plans.

Parkway is considering making some changes to how they’ll proceed with the school year. They have a virtual meeting set for Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. At last check, 78 students tested positive for COVID-19, 628 in quarantine after possible exposure, 27 staff member

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