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Jon Roesser, general manager of Weaver’s Way co-op, with Mayor Jim Kenney
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Hadas Kuznits
October 18, 2019 - 1:35 pm
In a brief ceremony at City Hall on Friday morning, Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney declared Saturday the inaugural Philly Grocery Co-op Day. Jon Roesser, general manager of Weaver's Way Co-op, says he hopes Co-op Day brings attention to the benefits of shopping at or being a member of a cooperative...
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Samuel L. Jackson
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CNN
September 26, 2019 - 10:56 am
Amazon will introduce Samuel L. Jackson as the first celebrity voice for its Alexa virtual assistant later this year. Read more here.
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On Wednesday, at a press event at its Seattle headquarters, the company is expected to announce new products and services that will help it maintain its position as the market leader.
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CNN
September 25, 2019 - 2:55 pm
At a major media event on Wednesday, Amazon introduced a wide range of new products and services in its continuing effort to expand into every corner of the home and, now, on to every part of our body too.
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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos speaks during his news conference.
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AP News
September 19, 2019 - 7:56 pm
Online shopping giant Amazon revealed a carbon footprint Thursday that rivals that of a small country and vowed to reduce the damage to the planet by cutting its use of fossil fuels.
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Apple CEO Tim Cook announces new products
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AP News
September 11, 2019 - 3:50 pm
Apple is finally taking on Netflix with its own streaming television service and, uncharacteristically for the company, offering it at a bargain price — $5 a month. Plus, Disney is launching its own assault on Netflix the same month, for just $7. Read more here.
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In this Feb. 14, 2019, file photo people walk into the lobby for Amazon offices in New York.
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AP News
September 09, 2019 - 10:30 am
By Joseph Pisani, AP Retail Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is going on a hiring spree. The online shopping giant is holding job fairs across the country next week, aiming to hire more than 30,000 people by early next year, a 5% bump in its total workforce. Amazon is looking for all kinds of workers...
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Ring doorbell camera
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AP News
September 06, 2019 - 11:48 am
Amazon-owned doorbell camera company Ring is facing questions from a U.S. senator over its partnerships with police departments around the country. Read more here.
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Capital One
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AP News
August 30, 2019 - 8:50 am
SEATTLE (AP) — A former Amazon software engineer arrested last month on charges she hacked into Capital One bank and more than 30 different companies has been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges she not only broke into the company's computer system, but also stole computing power for her...
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Lingering smoke in the Amazon caused concern Tuesday among Brazilians who say that respiratory problems, particularly among children and the elderly, have increased as fires in the region rage.
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AP News
August 28, 2019 - 7:52 am
PORTO VELHO, Brazil (AP) — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said Wednesday that Latin America's Amazon countries will meet in September to discuss both protecting and developing the rainforest region, which has been hit by weeks of devastating fires. The Brazilian leader also escalated a deeply...
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Penn Book Center
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Paul Kurtz
August 27, 2019 - 3:18 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Penn Book Center co-owner Michael Row said he and his wife, Ashley Montague, were about to become two more victims of Amazon. "Amazon is selling a lot of the course materials at less than we can get them from the publisher," Row said. "And free shipping." They...
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