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Lane County Public Health on Wednesday reported 75 confirmed or presumptive cases of COVID-19, raising the countywide case count to 56,317. The total local COVID-19 death count remained at 466. The virus caused 49 local deaths in the month of February. Daily case counts have significantly dropped. In the past seven days, there’s been an average of 57 new cases a day. The week before, the average was 117 new cases a day. There were 274 county residents considered infectious Wednesday, a 6% drop from Tuesday’s 292. The county’s infectious count has stayed the same or declined every day since…

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TEHRAN- The secretary-general of the Federation of Iranian Food Associations says that multiple foreign currency exchange rate is a major reason for the corruption in the economic system.Emphasizing that one of the basic ways to return the country’s economy to the desired track is to eliminate multi-rate forex, Rashid Azizpour said: “Certainly, there is nothing in multi-rate forex but rent-seeking and corruption”, the news portal of the Federation of Iranian Food Associations reported.The most serious problem created by the multi-rate forex is rent-seeking, he reiterated, adding, “As long as there is such system it cannot be said that we are…

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For roughly an hour on Saturday, the lead negotiators and lawyers from Major League Baseball and the players’ union met at the league’s office in Manhattan. A few owners and players joined virtually. It was the fifth time since M.L.B. locked the players out on Dec. 2 that the sides had met about the major economic hurdles to a new labor deal.Even though M.L.B. made a proposal that moved in the union’s direction on a number of matters, the initial reaction from the players was a feeling that several of their concerns remained insufficiently addressed. And thus, while neither side…

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Digital Currency Conclave 2022 Day 2 Highlights: Amid Covid-19 uncertainties, Bitcoin, Ethereum, and other cryptocurrencies have garnered significant attention in India and across the world. Many see digital currencies (including private cryptocurrencies) as the future of finance. However, in the absence of regulations, cryptocurrencies are currently reduced to being a speculative asset class with extreme volatilities.Watch: Digital Currency Conclave Day 2On Day 1 of the Digital Currency Conclave organised by financialexpress.com on Tuesday (January 11, 2021), experts said the cryptocurrency sector offers a huge growth opportunity to India and positive regulations are required to exploit its full potential Experts said that good regulation…

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Jude Biersdorfer has helped readers navigate their digital products since 1998.Your phone’s contacts app can be easy to treat as a simple address book. But the default versions usually included in Apple’s iOS 15 and Google’s Android 12 can be much more useful — providing specific ringtones, travel directions, birthday reminders and more — if you take the time to flesh out the entries for your favorite people. Here’s a quick guide.Apple’s iOS Contacts app and Google’s free Contacts for Android include a card for your own details. It may seem odd, but the information you provide is helpful when…

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Here are the top seven things you must know about Tech with The Hans India on January 25, 2023. Let’s begin…HYPD, enabler of Asia’s first creator-owned marketplace secures $1.5 million in seed round- Gears up to accelerate creator economy in India; envisions transforming creators into creator-preneurs with topnotch VCs, Creators Network, and Sector Experts. – Ropes in India’s biggest creators like Bhuvan Bam, Tanmay Bhatt and many more; Initiates a paradigm shift by giving content-creators a business destination of their own.Unlu launches one of a kind fellowship program for lyrics writingUnlu – a one-stop learning platform in creative education has…

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AS the Bank of Jamaica (BOJ) looks to ensure the stability of the foreign exchange (FX) rate, the Financial Services Commission (FSC) has put a moratorium on the net issuance of foreign currency instruments for the next six months by its regulated licensees and registrants.As a result, securities dealers and other entities regulated by the FSC will be unable to issue instruments such as bonds, loans, notes and other financial securities in foreign currencies, primarily the United States Dollar (USD). However, this restriction doesn’t apply to the refinancing of bonds which will be considered by the FSC. Any application above…

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The UK’s prime minister, Boris Johnson, announced this week that he aimed to abolish all Covid regulations, including the requirement to isolate after testing positive, in England from 24 February. Here’s what experts around the world think of that plan, which would make England something of an outlier when it comes to coronavirus precautions.France is unlikely to follow England in abandoning all coronavirus measures before late March or early April, according to Arnaud Fontanet, a senior epidemiologist at the Pasteur Institute and a member of the government’s scientific advisory council.Fontanet said measures such as mask wearing, home working and quarantine…

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Russia’s invasion of Ukraine could push U.S. food prices even higher, as the region is one of the world’s largest producers of wheat and some vegetable oils. And the disruptions could drag on for months or even years, as crop production in the area could be halted and take a long time to restart.This new inflation shock comes at a time when global markets remain extremely strained because of pandemic-related disruptions. The price changes impacted commodity prices in recent days and could flow through to higher costs at grocery stores and restaurants soon.Grocery manufacturers are concerned that, while the vast…

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San Joaquin County reported 1,063 new coronavirus cases and 19 deaths in the week ending Sunday, a dramatic 70% drop in cases that comes a week after California dropped most indoor masking rules and shifted its focus to an “endemic” approach to the COVID-19 pandemic.California also reported far fewer coronavirus cases in the week ending Sunday, adding 67,894 new cases. That’s down 65.9% from the previous week’s tally of 199,259 new cases of the virus that causes COVID-19.Live COVID-19 updates: Hawaii is lone remaining state with indoor mask mandateA week earlier, San Joaquin County had reported 3,610 cases and 25…

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