Why NZ interest rates will not follow inflation higher

Inflation perked up in the March quarter and appears destined to breach the Reserve Bank’s target of 2 per cent by mid-year, but that doesn’t mean interest rates are going anywhere, any time soon. Higher prices for transport and housing drove the consumers price index up by 0.8 per cent in the March quarter – in line with market expectations. […]

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Corey Wise named superintendent of Douglas County schools

Corey Wise has been named superintendent of the Douglas County School District. On Tuesday, the board of education voted 5-2 to offer Wise the job. Wise has served as interim superintendent since October, following Thomas Tucker’s departure in September. He was selected from more than 100 applicants and four finalists. “Selecting the superintendent is one of the most critical decisions […]

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System crash snarls dispensary sales on 4/20, the biggest marijuana holiday of the year – The Denver Post

A point-of-sale system powering Colorado dispensaries went down Tuesday on the biggest marijuana holiday of the year. Denver-based FlowHub said an outage caused by a third-party authentication service caused the service to crash on April 20, colloquially known as 4/20. It’s unclear how many dispensaries in the state have been affected and a company representative was not immediately available for […]

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Senators Debating Federal Voting Laws Scrutinize Georgia Statue

Senate Democrats on Tuesday renewed their push for a national expansion of voting rights, summoning leaders from the battleground state of Georgia to help build a public case that Congress should intervene to lower state barriers to voting. At a heated hearing on Capitol Hill, senators quizzed elected officials, academics and advocates on the state’s new election law and dozens […]

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Despite better warnings, we’re more at risk from tsunamis

Tsunamis can be generated by earthquakes, landslides, undersea volcanic eruptions and even crashing meteorites. And despite better warnings, we are more at risk. By Paul Gorman. When the tsunami came that winter morning in 1868, many Chatham Islanders were asleep.Accompanied by a rising roar, three waves more than 6m high suddenly surged 6km inland across parts of the northern and […]

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Athleta Entering Canada With Stores and E-commerce

Athleta will enter Canada later this year with stores and e-commerce, marking a key step forward in the brand’s bid to surpass $2 billion in volume by 2023. The San Francisco-based Athleta plans to launch e-commerce in Canada late this summer. In the fall, two retail stores will open in the Yorkdale Shopping Center in Toronto and the Park Royal […]

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