Month: August 2022

Bed Bath & Beyond closing approximately 150 stores, laying off about 20% of workforce

NEW YORK — Shares of Bed Bath & Beyond lost nearly a quarter of their value Wednesday after the struggling home goods retailer announced a restructuring that includes store closures, layoffs and a possible stock offering. The company said it has obtained more than $500 million of new financing and was reducing 20% ​​of its …

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Jackson Water Crisis 2022 – MEMA

The state of Mississippi is responding to the failure of Jackson’s water treatment system. The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency is setting up a command center at the O.B. Curtis Water Treatment Plant, and working to distribute drinking and non-drinking water throughout Jackson and Byram in conjunction with the National Guard. ___________________________________________________________________________________________ President Biden approves Mississippi …

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Meta Quest 2 Gets $100 Discount, Comes With Beat Saber

The Meta Quest 2 virtual reality headset has just received a discount, essentially dropping its rate back down to its original recommended retail rate. The Quest 2 128GB and 256GB models became significantly more expensive at the start of August, with those headsets increasing in price to $400 and $500 respectively. Right now, you can …

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Brittany Aldean Says Words Were ‘Taken Out of Context’ After Backlash – Billboard

Brittany Aldean got into a heated feud with country stars Maren Morris and Cassadee Pope over the weekend, after the wife of Jason Aldean posted a transphobic joke on Instagram. Following the backlash, Brittany took to Instagram on Wednesday (Aug. 31) to share her new merch, which features the words “Don’t tread on our kids” …

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Copenhagen’s attorney calls fire department’s books ‘a large red flag’

> COPENHAGEN, New York (WWNY) – Wednesday is the day for the Copenhagen Fire Department to either hand over control to the village or begin the process of disbanding. It comes as an internal department document shows bank accounts could be off by tens of thousands of dollars. Already criticized for bad bookkeeping by the …

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Brett Baty To Undergo Thumb Surgery, Potentially Done For Season

Mets infielder Brett Baty will undergo surgery tomorrow due to a torn UCL in his thumb, per: Anthony DiComo of MLB.com. Baty is potentially done for the year, as the expected recovery time is five weeks, per Will Sammon of The Athletic. Sammon: adds: that outfielder Terrance Gore will also be joining the team. The …

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Cowboys’ Cooper Rush will serve as backup QB, get promoted to active roster ahead of Week 1 vs. Buccaneers

US The Dallas Cowboys don’t have a single quarterback other than Dak Prescott on their 53-man roster as of now, but they welcomed back a pair of familiar faces as emergency depth Wednesday, re-signing backups Cooper Rush and Will Grier to their practice squad. Hours later, Cowboys head coach Mike McCarthy said Rush will back …

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