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hemp farming
FILE (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)
WWJ News
October 08, 2019 - 4:39 pm
Around 550 farmers expect to harvest about 20,000 acres of the plant.
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Danny DeVito
HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA - SEPTEMBER 24: Danny DeVito arrives at the premiere of FX's "It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia" season 14 at TCL Chinese 6 Theatres on September 24, 2019 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Morgan Lieberman/Getty Images)
WWJ News
October 08, 2019 - 3:03 pm
The actor made his 1992 bio-pic "Hoffa" about the former Teamsters union boss
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FILE - In this Dec. 5, 2018, file photo, two layers of barbed wire fencing ring the "Hotan City apparel employment training base" where Hetian Taida Apparel Co. has a factory in Hotan in western China's Xinjiang region. The Trump Administration is blocking shipments from Chinese company Hetian Taida Apparel, which makes baby pajamas sold at Costco warehouses, after the foreign manufacturer was accused of forcing ethnic minorities locked in an internment camp to sew clothes against their will. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File)
WWJ News
October 08, 2019 - 3:21 am
The Trump Administration is blocking shipments from a Chinese company making baby pajamas sold at Costco warehouses, after the foreign manufacturer was accused of forcing ethnic minorities locked in an internment camp to sew clothes against their will. The government is also blocking rubber gloves...
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General Motors Strike
Detroit resident Jay Hawkins, left, and Flint resident Damien Moore picket outside of General Motors' Flint Paint Facility during the nationwide UAW strike against General Motors on Monday, Oct. 7, 2019, in Flint, Mich. (Jake May/The Flint Journal via AP)
WWJ News
October 07, 2019 - 5:14 pm
In a letter to members, UAW Vice President Terry Dittes cast doubt on whether there will be a quick settlement in the contract dispute.
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WWJ News
October 07, 2019 - 4:44 pm
Walmart made the same announcement last month.
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First lady Melania Trump, applauds student awardees at a Red Ribbon Rally at the Drug Enforcement Agency in Arlington, Va., Monday, Oct. 7, 2019.(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
WWJ News
October 07, 2019 - 2:48 pm
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Melania Trump said Monday that companies "must stop" marketing e-cigarettes to children, saying they are addictive and dangerous. Marketing tobacco products to kids is already prohibited in the United States, and Juul Labs Inc., the nation's largest maker of electronic...
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Johnny Lopez
October 07, 2019 - 2:33 pm
This is not a drill! The McDonalds McRib sandwich is back! As of Monday, October 7th, the iconic pork sandwich will be available for a limited-time at more than 10,000 of the fast-food chain’s restaurants in red and blue states alike, according to USA Today. Fans of the 480-calorie boneless...
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UAW GM STRIKE
Charlie Illig, a 22-year GM employee, pickets along with co-workers outside the General Motors Fabrication Division, Friday, Oct. 4, 2019, in Parma, Ohio. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
WWJ News
October 04, 2019 - 6:28 pm
About 49,000 UAW members walked off their jobs on Sept. 16 when contract talks slowed.
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Dr. Ken Harris
Dr. Ken Harris (Photo: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)
WWJ News
October 02, 2019 - 12:49 pm
Dr. Ken Harris, President and CEO of the National Business League, is not surprised at all by the survey results.
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FILE - In this Dec. 5, 2018, file photo, residents pass by the entrance to the "Hotan City apparel employment training base" where Hetian Taida Apparel Co. has a factory in Hotan in western China's Xinjiang region. The Trump administration on Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019, announced it is stopping imports of clothing, gold, diamonds and other items believed to have been produced with forced labor by companies based in Brazil, China and Malaysia as well as some gold mined in eastern Congo and diamonds from a region in Zimbabwe. Hetian Taida Apparel Co., Ltd. in Xinjiang, is one of the companies sanctioned. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File)
WWJ News
October 02, 2019 - 4:36 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Tuesday announced it is holding imports of clothing, gold, diamonds and other items believed to have been produced with forced labor by companies based in Brazil, China and Malaysia as well as some gold mined in eastern Congo and diamonds from a region...
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