Business & Economy
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Christmas tree supply a little tight

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 12/13/19, 12:13 pm

Industry officials are recommending shoppers buy live Christmas trees earlier this year, especially if they want a specific type or size. Not only is the supply limited, but trees have also increased slightly in price. Last year, real trees cost about $78 on average, $3 more than the previous year.

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Company employees split $10 million bonus

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 12/11/19, 11:53 am

St. John Properties in Baltimore gave its staff a very generous gift at its annual Christmas party on Saturday. All 198 of the commercial real estate company’s employees will share a $10 million Christmas bonus to celebrate a successful year.

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Uber shares safety numbers

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 12/06/19, 11:13 am

Riders and drivers reported more than 3,000 sexual assaults during Uber rides in 2018. The company released a report on Thursday revealing safety violations on rides in 2017 and 2018. Uber hailed the report as the first of its kind and reiterated its commitment to safety and transparency.

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