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14 of 32 competitors at Miss Mexico pageant had coronavirus

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Contestants from 14 of Mexico’s 32 states at a Miss Mexico contest tested positive for the coronavirus, a health official in the northern Mexico border state of Chihuahua said Tuesday.
Our Lady Peace, Brett Kissel join concert series

Our Lady Peace, Brett Kissel join concert series

TORONTO — Country singer Brett Kissel and alternative rockers Our Lady Peace are among the Canadian acts set to headline a five-weekend Ontario summer concert series that includes strict COVID-19 safety guidelines.
TSX sets record despite crude prices dropping after hitting six-year high

TSX sets record despite crude prices dropping after hitting six-year high

TORONTO — After being underwater for most of the day, Canada's main stock index recovered to set a new record close after crude oil prices briefly hit their highest levels in more than six years. The S&P/TSX composite index closed up 18.
All Universal films coming to Peacock starting in 2022

All Universal films coming to Peacock starting in 2022

The streaming service Peacock is ramping up its offerings with a new deal with Universal Filmed Entertainment Group.
Millennial Money: What will you teach your kids about money?

Millennial Money: What will you teach your kids about money?

Hey, internet: Remember millennials? Many of us have graduated from our lattes and leisurely brunches to become parents with jobs, car loans and perhaps even a mortgage.
Rural Kentucky health officials press on, one shot at a time

Rural Kentucky health officials press on, one shot at a time

TAYLORSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — John Rogers waited months after becoming eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine. It was only after talking with friends that the 66-year-old retiree from rural Spencer County, Kentucky, was persuaded to get the shot.
Racism harms workplace relationships in Canada, CEOs expected to take action: Survey

Racism harms workplace relationships in Canada, CEOs expected to take action: Survey

TORONTO — Racism is harming workplace dynamics in Canada, with nearly 80 per cent of Black Canadians saying racism has damaged their relationship with their employer, according to new research released Tuesday.
Harvard returning Standing Bear's tomahawk to Nebraska tribe

Harvard returning Standing Bear's tomahawk to Nebraska tribe

BOSTON (AP) — A tomahawk once owned by Chief Standing Bear, a pioneering Native American civil rights leader, is returning to his Nebraska tribe after decades in a museum at Harvard.
Feds to begin talks on high frequency rail with Indigenous groups, private sector

Feds to begin talks on high frequency rail with Indigenous groups, private sector

QUEBEC — The federal government said it’s taking the first steps in building a long-awaited high frequency rail line along the Toronto to Quebec City corridor.

Roy Marble among 10 ex-Iowa athletes heading to hall of fame

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Roy Marble, the Iowa basketball star of the 1980s who led the Hawkeyes to their only 30-win season, is among 10 former Iowa athletes who will be inducted into the school's athletic hall of fame in September.