Spam’s popularity is on the rise again

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New York CNN Business  —  Spam is cool. The 85-year-old canned block of meat has undergone a cultural reinvention. Hormel (HRL) has sold a record amount of Spam for seven straight years, and 2022 is on pace for another such milestone. The conglomerate behind Skippy and Jennie-O turkey says it […]

Chino City Council, Districts 2 and 3 | News

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Chino City Council, District 2 Curtis Burton   WILLIAM KARL VALENTINE 2022 Curtis Burton Occupation: Chino Planning Commissioner and Chino volunteer. Retired Chino Police Officer, served for over 30 years. Education: Pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Occupational Studies from Cal State Long Beach Community involvement: Chino Valley YMCA counselor, director, board […]

‘The business has to transition’

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Amid soaring inflation and intense competition, Smashburger is turning towards tech innovation to stand out. “The business has to transition,” Smashburger President Carl Bachmann told Yahoo Finance Live (video above), adding that the pandemic accelerated the need for services like virtual drive-thrus, digital ordering, and contactless options. The brand, which […]

Get to know the District 3 candidates

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LAS CRUCES – Incumbent District 3 Doña Ana County Commissioner Shannon Reynolds is facing a challenge from Susie Kimble in this November’s local elections. Reynolds, a Democrat, is currently serving his first term in a seat he was elected to in 2018. Reynolds worked a desk job in the U.S. […]