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After a year without live music, the Waterfront Blues Festival is returning ‘Upriver’

The Oregonian 22 Jun 2021
For more than 30 years, the Waterfront Blues Festival has brought music and a party to Waterfront Park. Last year, however, the big festival went dark, one of the many events shut down by the coronavirus pandemic ... The Waterfront Blues Festival is usually a big to-do on the waterfront, with bands and boats just offshore on the Willamette.
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Atlantic City Beer and Music Festival returns to Atlantic City

Atlantic City 06 Jun 2021
ATLANTIC CITY — “Excited” was the word on everyone’s lips this weekend as more than 15,000 people arrived at Bader Field to celebrate the return of the Atlantic City Beer and Music Festival and pre-pandemic life ... a new, COVID-friendly venue for the 16th festival, which usually takes place at the Atlantic City Convention Center.
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Duty-free retail segment expands on disrupted overseas consumption

China Daily 26 Apr 2021
China's southern province of Hainan recorded 1.5 billion yuan ($230.8 million) in offshore duty-free spending during the Spring Festival holiday in February this year, double the figure from the same period in 2019, official data showed. Offshore duty-free sales in Hainan are ...
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China’s foreign trade sees stable and improved performance in first quarter of 2021

People Daily 23 Apr 2021
During this year’s Spring Festival holiday that lasted from Feb. 11 to 17, the combined sales volume of offshore duty-free shops in Hainan exceeded 1.5 billion yuan, doubling that achieved during the Spring Festival holiday in 2019.
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Tourism slowly returning to Terrebonne and Lafourche, with focus on outdoor activities

Houma Today 22 Apr 2021
With a slow return of festivals, sun and outdoor attractions, Lafourche and Terrebonne parishes are beginning to see tourists return to the area, officials say ... But the uptick stemmed from private contracts between oil companies and large hotels, where workers were sent to quarantine prior to going offshore.
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China's duty-free market expands amid overseas consumption return

People Daily 16 Apr 2021
dollars) in offshore duty-free spending during the Spring Festival holiday this year, double the figure from the same period in 2019, official data showed ... Apart from duty-free businesses at airports, ports and offshore islands, the new model of cityside duty-free shops is attracting considerable attention.
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Economic Watch: China's duty-free market expands amid overseas consumption return

Xinhua 15 Apr 2021
dollars) in offshore duty-free spending during the Spring Festival holiday this year, double the figure from the same period in 2019, official data showed ... Apart from duty-free businesses at airports, ports and offshore islands, the new model of cityside duty-free shops is attracting considerable attention.
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Guest column: Time’s running out for Right Whales

The Florida Times Union 30 Mar 2021
The fact is we have driven this whale right to the edge of extinction ... Augustine ... Candis Whitney owned and operated a 114 slip marina in Northeast Florida for 32 years, with a passion for marine life and offshore sailing. She is an organizer for the Amelia Island Conservation Network, the Right Whale Festival, and on the board of Wild Amelia.
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Despite Virginia making Election Day a holiday, some city workers won’t get it off

The Virginian-Pilot 26 Oct 2020
Regal movie theater to close at Virginia Beach Town Center ... Here’s what it’s all about ... Virginia Beach teen rejected in bid to be Neptune Festival prince ... Offshore wind industry could support more than 5,000 Hampton Roads jobs ... .
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Column: Trump had a Hunter Biden story to sell. Reporters at the Wall Street Journal ...

The Virginian-Pilot 26 Oct 2020
Hitman killed Norfolk grandmother over drug deal she had nothing to do with, feds say ... Victor Decker ... Virginia Beach teen rejected in bid to be Neptune Festival prince. Report. Offshore wind industry could support more than 5,000 Hampton Roads jobs ... .
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Trump aide says ‘we’re not going to control the pandemic’ while president scoffs at COVID-19 ...

The Virginian-Pilot 26 Oct 2020
Hitman killed Norfolk grandmother over drug deal she had nothing to do with, feds say ... Victor Decker ... Virginia Beach teen rejected in bid to be Neptune Festival prince. Report. Offshore wind industry could support more than 5,000 Hampton Roads jobs ... .
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Yuan jumps on expected foreign demand for Chinese assets

Asiatimes 02 Oct 2020
TikTok’s 90 days in the cooking pot. Hong Kong. Even as China celebrates National Day and the mid-autumn festival and takes week-long holidays until October 9, trading in the offshore deliverable yuan (CNH) continues. And over the past 48 hours, CNH registered some of the largest gains since it started trading in 2010. First the numbers ... ALSO SEE ... ....
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The trend is yuan’s friend, but watch for speed bumps

Asiatimes 02 Oct 2020
TikTok’s 90 days in the cooking pot. We liked the yuan before China was cool, as the country song goes ... With the yuan trading around 6.75 in the offshore market, most financial commentators see nothing but upside ... daily changes in CNH ... 29 to Oct ... The jump occurred in the illiquid offshore market after China shut down for the Autumn Festival holiday ... ....
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Englewood Beach Waterfest canceled over COVID-19 concerns

Sarasota Herald-Tribune 16 Sep 2020
Waterfest hosts the Offshore Powerboat Association/American Power Boat Association World Championships, which is the centerpiece of the festival, which typically includes a block party on Dearborn Street ... Organizers already have the Offshore World Championships confirmed to return to Waterfest Nov.

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