Tampa Bay housing market sees intense bidding wars – CBS Tampa

TAMPA, Fla. (CW44 News At 10) — A new report shows that Tampa’s housing market is becoming increasingly competitive, while other parts of the country show the opposite. “I’ve gotten to the point where I’m not so shocked anymore, I’m just like, ‘this is the deal,’” said Kelly Parks, a Tampa Bay real estate agent. … Read more

US receives 78,000 pounds of baby formula from Europe amid shortages – National

A military plane carrying enough specialized infant formula for more than half a million baby bottles arrived in Indianapolis on Sunday, the first of several flights expected from Europe to address a shortage that has left parents scrambling to find enough to feed their children. President Joe Biden authorized the use of Air Force planes … Read more

Ottawa to conduct public interest review of WestJet-Sunwing deal

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted May 20, 2022 7:24 PM Smaller font Decrease article font size –A Bigger font Increase article font size A+ The federal government will conduct a public interest assessment of the WestJet Airlines Ltd. deal. to purchase Sunwing Airlines and Sunwing Vacations. In a statement, Ottawa says the review will … Read more

Tampa Bay animal shelters reach capacity due to housing crisis – CBS Tampa

“You know, we’re one of the biggest shelters in the area and last year we rescued over 13,000 dogs and cats, so it’s a big place,” said Sherry Silk, CEO of the Human Company from Tampa Bay. “And we’ve been in this new shelter for almost two years now and I thank God we have … Read more

Netflix lays off about 150 workers amid slowing growth – National

Netflix announced on Tuesday that it has laid off about 150 people, mostly in the United States, as the streaming service company faces slowing growth. The layoffs represent about two percent of the company’s workforce in the United States and Canada. “These changes are primarily driven by business needs rather than individual performance, which makes … Read more

Amtrak train from Seattle to Vancouver, BC postponed

Amtrak will postpone the restoration of its Cascades passenger train service between Seattle and Vancouver, British Columbia, until December due to staffing shortages. The service gap occurred despite the Biden administration’s high-profile US$66 billion allocated in the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act to catch up on maintenance and expand the nation’s rail service. Amtrak to … Read more

Tampa Bay parents demand solution to formula shortage – CBS Tampa

TAMPA, Fla. (CW44 News at 10) — A national formula shortage is enraging Florida families. Parents tell CW44 News they are constantly on the lookout for formula, but shelves in area stores are emptying. “[If] we don’t have formula, we don’t feed our children,” said Tampa Bay mother and local nurse Kimberly Culbertson. With two … Read more

Grain import prices hit 11-year high in Germany: Destatis

BERLIN, May 13 (Xinhua) — Germany paid more than half the price for imported grain in March compared to a year ago, with prices rising the most since May 2011, new statistics show. from the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) on Friday. All types of cereals were affected by higher import prices, Destatis said. Corn prices … Read more

Aurora Cannabis Closing Aurora Sky Facilities in Edmonton

As part of its cost-savings plans outlined in its third-quarter results, Aurora Cannabis announced Thursday that it will be closing its Aurora Sky facility in Edmonton. “We will continue to employ a talented team in Alberta, operate an office in Edmonton, and remain committed to our business in Canada as a whole,” Aurora Cannabis Vice … Read more

Netflix could introduce cheaper tier with ads before end of 2022: report – National

Netflix could introduce its low-cost ad-supported subscription plan by the end of the year, sooner than originally planned, The New York Times reported on Tuesday. The streaming pioneer also plans to start cracking down on password sharing among its subscriber base around the same time, the report said, citing an internal memo to employees. Netflix … Read more