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A farmer to chefs reveals his deep vegetable knowledge

NEW YORK — Despite thousands of years of humans working the soil, there are still things to learn. Just ask Farmer Lee Jones about the beet leaves. The Ohio-based farmer had planted too many beets and the surplus was dumped in a pile in a cooler.

Business Highlights

___ Restaurants, delivery apps still at odds as demand grows NEW YORK (AP) — Diners got used to delivery during the pandemic, and the habit may stick long after dining rooms reopen.
S&P/TSX composite has worst day in seven weeks on COVID infection concerns

S&P/TSX composite has worst day in seven weeks on COVID infection concerns

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index had its worst day in nearly seven weeks on profit-taking following record highs and investor sentiment being weighed down by high COVID-19 infection rates. The S&P/TSX composite index closed down 163.
Dogecoin has its day; cryptocurrency is latest 'meme' craze

Dogecoin has its day; cryptocurrency is latest 'meme' craze

NEW YORK — Dogecoin had its day.

Birmingham to pardon 15,000 with marijuana convictions

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Alabama's largest city will issue blanket pardons for more than 15,000 people with misdemeanour marijuana convictions dating back to 1990, Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin said Tuesday.
Sheriff: Woman purposely drove into teens playing basketball

Sheriff: Woman purposely drove into teens playing basketball

GREENVILLE, N.C. — A white North Carolina woman was charged with driving her car into a yard where three Black teenagers were playing basketball, injuring one of them.

Spain dismantles Chinese gang selling cannabis across Europe

BARCELONA, Spain — Police in Spain said Tuesday they have dismantled one of the largest criminal gangs growing cannabis in the country and trafficking it across Europe.

Millennial Money: Changing the face of the cannabis industry

Cannabis businesses have transformed from clandestine ventures to glossy lifestyle brands in a matter of years, thanks to an evolving regulatory and business landscape.
Should states set pot policy by its potency? Some say yes

Should states set pot policy by its potency? Some say yes

NEW YORK — As marijuana legalization spreads across U.S. states, so does a debate over whether to set pot policy by potency.
Insurer to pay $8M to Black man paralyzed by Iowa officer

Insurer to pay $8M to Black man paralyzed by Iowa officer

IOWA CITY, Iowa — An insurer for the City of Cedar Rapids will pay $8 million to a Black motorist who was paralyzed after a white police officer shot him during a 2016 traffic stop, the city announced Monday.