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The Latest: New Orleans Jazz Fest cancelled for a 2nd year | Business

[ad_1] NEW ORLEANS — With new COVID-19 cases surging in Louisiana, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival won’t be returning this year after all, organizers said Sunday. The festival, traditionally held in the spring, had been scheduled to run Oct. 8-10 and Oct. 15-17 after being canceled last year …

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New York auto show canceled due to the spreading Covid delta variant

[ad_1] Ian Callum and the Jaguar I-Pace accept the award for the 2019 World Car Award at the New York Auto Show in New York on April 17th, 2019. Adam Jeffery | CNBC Organizers of the New York International Auto Show on Wednesday canceled the event due to concerns about …

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U.S. to keep international travel restrictions in place as coronavirus surges

[ad_1] WASHINGTON — The United States served notice Monday that it will keep existing COVID-19 travel restrictions on international travel in place for now due to concerns about the surging infection rate because of the delta variant. It was the latest sign that the White House is having to recalibrate its thinking …

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U.S. to Keep Covid-19 Travel Restrictions Due to Delta Variant, Official Says

[ad_1] WASHINGTON—The U.S. won’t lift restrictions on international travel at this point, a White House official said Monday, citing rising coronavirus cases at home and abroad caused by the Delta variant. President Biden and his administration have faced pressure from international allies and the airline industry to ease travel restrictions …

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Disney delays test cruise over ‘inconsistent’ coronavirus-test results

[ad_1] CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Disney Cruise Line is postponing its first test cruise since the pandemic brought the cruise industry to a standstill after a handful of participants had inconsistent test results for COVID-19, the company said Monday. The Disney DIS, -1.00% Dream had been scheduled to set sail …

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Coronavirus recovery | Fare enough: MTD picking up speed | Coronavirus

[ad_1] CHAMPAIGN — Standard operating procedures, including the return of collecting fares, will return Aug. 15 for customers of the Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District. “This pandemic was a landscape-altering event for us,” said Karl Gnadt, managing director for MTD. “It completely changed the way we look at ourselves and the …

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Bike sharing in San Antonio saw boost during coronavirus pandemic

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[ad_1] SAN ANTONIO – Many people turned to biking during the COVID-19 pandemic, for exercise or even to get around. And a recent study from researchers at the University of Texas at San Antonio found that boom in biking even extended to San Antonio Bike Share. “And it was amazing …

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Judge Sides With Florida in Suit Against CDC’s Covid-19 Rules for Cruises

[ad_1] A federal judge said decreasing infection rates and increasing vaccinations in the U.S. have reduced the risk of Covid-19 outbreaks aboard ships. Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images A federal judge sided with Florida in its lawsuit over the federal government’s cruise-industry restrictions, a move that could ease the path for …

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China’s transportation industry leaders weigh in on Covid-19 impact

[ad_1] The coronavirus pandemic could provide boost to newer modes of transportation in China, such as making autonomous driving more mainstream, a panel of industry leaders told CNBC. The Covid-19 outbreak accelerated the commercialization of autonomous aerial vehicles — or driverless drones — which were used to transport goods, medical …

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The Latest: Britain wants more inquiry into COVID-19 origin

[ad_1] CARBIS BAY, England — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says Britain wants further investigation into the origins of the COVID-19 pandemic, but that at the moment the country doesn’t believe it came from a lab. Speaking at the end of the Group of Seven summit in southwest England, Johnson …

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