Fewer Americans applied for jobless benefits last week

WASHINGTON — Fewer Americans applied for jobless benefits last week, but the previous week’s number was revised upward significantly, with claims breaching the 250,000 level in back-to-back weeks for the first time in more than eight months.

Applications for jobless aid for the week ending July 23 declined by 5,000 to 256,000 from the previous week’s 261,000, the Labor Department

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Albertsons Companies Accepts EBT Payments Online for SNAP

BOISE, Idaho–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Albertsons Companies (NYSE: ACI) today announced that it has deployed a new online service for Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) recipients at Albertsons, Safeway, Jewel-Osco, Vons, and Pavilions stores across the country. The integration of EBT services enables SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) customers to use their benefits when purchasing groceries online via Albertsons Cos.’ websites and

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Despite challenges, nonprofits see rise in giving

Nonprofits received continued support from Delawareans as 2020’s tide of charitable donations bled into 2021.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, charitable giving peaked in Delaware, reflecting growth in the United States more broadly.

Charities in the U.S. received a record $471 billion in donations in 2020, according to Giving USA. This number reflects an increase from the previous year’s donation

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Why volunteering benefits business, employees and company

  • Dalya Qualls White is senior vice president & chief communications officer at BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee.
  • One of the ways companies can assist their employees with this stress is by finding opportunities for them to reconnect outside of their workstations.
  • This year, we’ve already exceeded 3,000 in-person and virtual volunteer hours and are on track to top last year’s total.
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Nina Jankowicz , author of the new book “How To Be A Woman

When Nina Jankowicz was photographed for a recent New York Times article about threats to national security just a few weeks after giving birth this summer, she received comments from men, not about her research, but about the size of her breasts.

“This is something that men don’t have to deal with,” said Jankowicz, a former adviser to the Ukrainian

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SoFi office building heading to auction block

The Brandywine Corporate Center, home to online lender SoFi, is heading to auction in August. | PHOTO COURTESY OF NEWMARK/COSTAR

WILMINGTON – The Brandywine Corporate Center, a Class A office building that is home to major online lender SoFi, among other tenants, is heading to the auction block in August.

The auction, which will run online from Aug. 9 to

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A History of PCMag, and the Tech Industry, in 6 Objects

We were wrong. A lot.

I reached that simple conclusion after reading hundreds of articles and dozens of back issues of PC Magazine. We rarely spotted the trends before they happened, and we were sometimes openly hostile to new and innovative ideas. Fortunately, we were never wrong for dull reasons. And from 1982 to this moment, PCMag has witnessed and

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SA bridges digital divide to bolster township economy

The Fourth Industrial Revolution, the township economy and skills development are often cited as key economic drivers in South Africa. Together, these three things have the potential to change the country’s economic trajectory, but without digital access, investing in them is like buying a car, but never putting in fuel.

The digital divide  means those living in rural or informal

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