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Universal Orlando Resort Introduces Summer Tribute Store Featuring the Blockbuster Franchise Jurassic World

Orlando, Fla. – As Universal Orlando Resort prepares to launch Jurassic World VelociCoaster on June 10, guests will have the opportunity to enter the iconic Jurassic World gates and purchase new merchandise in a one-of-a-kind themed environment at the Summer Tribute Store, opening May 27 at Universal Studios Florida. A customizable retail space typically used to…

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Free breadsticks and reasons for hope at Olive Garden

The company that runs the Olive Garden chain is raising pay for its workers and handing out one-time bonuses, a sign of optimism from the kind of casual sit-down restaurant that has been devastated by the pandemic. Darden Restaurants said Thursday that every hourly restaurant worker will earn at least $10 per hour including tips…

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FDA panel urges rejection of experimental Alzheimer’s drug

WASHINGTON (AP) — Government health advisers sharply criticized a closely watched Alzheimer’s drug on Friday, concluding there wasn’t enough evidence that the experimental drug slowed the brain-destroying disease. The panel of outside experts for the Food and Drug Administration agreed that a pivotal study in patients failed to show “strong evidence” that the drug worked.…

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EU puts tariffs on US but hopes for change with Biden

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union said Monday it would impose tariffs on up to $4 billion worth of U.S. goods and services over illegal aid for plane maker Boeing – but expressed hope that trade ties would improve once President Donald Trump leaves office. European trade ministers agreed on the move a few weeks…

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Pfizer says COVID-19 vaccine is looking 90% effective

Pfizer said Monday that an early peek at the data on its coronavirus vaccine suggests the shots may be a surprisingly robust 90% effective at preventing COVID-19, putting the company on track to apply later this month for emergency-use approval from the Food and Drug Administration. The announcement, less than a week after a presidential…

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