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Canadian National Railway Co. names Tracy Robinson as new chief executive

Canadian National Railway Co. names Tracy Robinson as new chief executive

MONTREAL — Canada's largest railway has named a longtime former rival as its new president and CEO to succeed embattled chief executive J.J. Ruest as the company looks to build on a profitable year that nonetheless saw major hurdles.
Bobbe 'Beegie' Adair, jazz pianist, dies in Tennessee

Bobbe 'Beegie' Adair, jazz pianist, dies in Tennessee

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jazz pianist, session musician and bandleader Bobbe Long “Beegie” Adair, who played on over 100 records throughout her six decade career, has died. She was 84. Her manager, Monica Ramey, said Adair died Sunday in Franklin.
San Francisco reports big increase in anti-Asian hate crimes

San Francisco reports big increase in anti-Asian hate crimes

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The mayor of San Francisco expressed despair over the increase in reported hate crimes against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders last year, up an astonishing 567% from the previous year, according to preliminary figures relea
Biscuit World workers say no to 1st W.Va. fast-food union

Biscuit World workers say no to 1st W.Va. fast-food union

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Workers at a West Virginia franchise of a regional fast-food restaurant on Tuesday rejected efforts to form a union that would have been the first of its kind in the state.
Health official bows out of Mardi Gras parade; cites threats

Health official bows out of Mardi Gras parade; cites threats

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans’ health director says she won’t take part in one of the earliest parades of the Mardi Gras season, citing threats over the city's resumption of COVID-19 restrictions to combat the highly contagious omicron variant.

FTC fines fashion retailer for suppressing negative reviews

NEW YORK (AP) — The Federal Trade Commission has fined online fashion retailer Fashion Nova $4.2 million, saying that for years it blocked negative reviews of its products from being posted to its website.
'Ontario is closed for business:' Concert, theatre organizers face new COVID hurdles

'Ontario is closed for business:' Concert, theatre organizers face new COVID hurdles

TORONTO — Advocates in Ontario's live music industry say upcoming shows big and small hang in the balance as they face provincial restrictions that are tougher on concert and live theatre venues than other entertainment spaces.
Bills-Chiefs is most-watched TV program since Super Bowl

Bills-Chiefs is most-watched TV program since Super Bowl

NEW YORK (AP) — The epic football playoff game between Buffalo and Kansas City reached nearly 43 million television viewers on Sunday, the most for any event since last year's Super Bowl as the NFL struck gold with its rousing weekend.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (20,590.98, up 19.68 points.) Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Industrials. Up eight cents, or 4.9 per cent, to $170 on 11.3 million shares.
GoFundMe withholding $4.7 million from trucker convoy until plan presented

GoFundMe withholding $4.7 million from trucker convoy until plan presented

GoFundMe has frozen access to the more than $4.7 million in funds raised by the trucker convoy now wending its way across the country toward Ottawa in a protest against vaccine mandates.