Rachel Lynn Aldrich

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WeWork becomes latest trendy company to spiral

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 9/25/19, 11:11 am

Following in the footsteps of bad boy tech leaders like Elon Musk of Tesla and Travis Kalanick of Uber, WeWork CEO Adam Neumann stepped aside Tuesday.

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Bachelorette party becomes relief mission

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 9/24/19, 12:48 pm

A bride-to-be from Georgia almost canceled her and her friends’ trip to the Bahamas after Hurricane Dorian struck the islands but decided to bring relief supplies instead. Rikki Kahley from Macon, Ga., and her bridesmaids gathered donations to purchase baby formula, toiletries, shirts, food, and other essentials. They gave 40 bags of supplies to a Bahamian church to distribute to victims of the Category 5 storm.

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Boeing begins payments to bereaved families

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 9/24/19, 10:50 am

Families have until Dec. 31 to file a claim to receive $144,000 for the deaths of their loved ones in the crashes of Boeing 737 Max airplanes. Dozens of families are suing the Chicago-based company after planes went down in October 2018 and March of this year, killing nearly 350 people flying out of Indonesia and Ethiopia. “$144,000 doesn’t come close to compensating any of our families or any of the families,” Nomaan Husain, a Texas-based attorney who is representing 15 families, told the BBC.

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