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Day: June 1, 2021

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Here are the latest developments in the battle against COVID-19 in Minnesota and Wisconsin, and the effort to vaccinate every resident.

ST PAUL, Minn. — Sunday, May 30 

  • Minnesota reports 343 new COVID cases, 10 more deaths
  • ‘Cheers for the Vaccine’ campaign offers beer, cocktails for new vaccinations
  • Gov. Walz announces vaccine incentives in Minnesota
  • State Fairgrounds vaccination site begins Johnson & Johnson vaccinations; walk-in appointments available until June 8
  • Moderna says COVID vaccine is safe, effective for kids 12-17

After two days in a row below 400, Minnesota’s newly-reported cases dipped below 300 Sunday. 

The Minnesota Department of Health

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If you’re trying to be conscious of the ways your patterns of consumption affect the planet and you dig a good drive-thru, good news: A dynamic, plant-based fast-food franchise is expanding, as its key new investor says the world should watch for more like this to come.

a large sandwich sitting on top of a hot dog on a bun

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PRNewswire published this in recent days: California’s Plant Power Fast Food hast just completed its $7.5 million Series A capital. With a name that suggests revolution, Plant Power Fast Food calls itself the home of “100% plant-based burgers, fries and shakes.” They currently have seven

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  • Jason Karp managed billions as the founder of the hedge fund Tourbillon.
  • But he left it all behind to get into a totally different business: building healthy-food brands.
  • Karp said an illness, disillusion with finance, and a side project persuaded him to change careers.
  • See more stories on Insider’s business page.

On a spring day in 2018, Jason Karp paid a visit to Kern Valley State Prison, a maximum-security facility in California’s Central Valley. 

Karp was the founder of Tourbillon Capital Partners, an award-winning hedge fund that managed more than $4 billion. Traveling with a few others from the business

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“A shot of red-eye and a piece of meat.”

That was my answer to the server at a diner on Aspen’s main street, some 30 years ago, when asked “What can I getcha?”

My university friend, Bart, and I had just descended into town from a five-day, 30-mile backpacking hike counterclockwise from Snowmass to Aspen along the “Four Pass Loop.”

I was sore and stinky, but above all starved.

We had eaten as well as we could — both of us love to cook for ourselves and our families — but, after all, we’d been five days without the amenities

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The Indianapolis 500 is one the strongest traditions in American sports.

From the 33-car field, to the singing of “Back Home Again in Indiana,” to the releasing of balloons before the start of the race and the iconic Borg-Warner Trophy featuring the faces of past winners, the Indy 500 is rich with history and traditions. But perhaps one of the strangest traditions of the race is the winner chugging a bottle of chilled milk in victory lane.

It’s a unique tradition that has appeared in every race since 1956, and has become a snapshot moment defining the elation of victory

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JBS Foods, a leading food company and the largest meat producer globally, had to shut down production at multiple sites worldwide following a cyberattack.

The incident impacted multiple JBS production facilities worldwide over the weekend, including those from the United States, Australia, and Canada.

JBS is currently the world’s largest beef and poultry producer and the second-largest global pork producer, with operations in the United States, Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom, and more.

The company has a team of 245,000 employees around the world, serving an extensive portfolio of brands including Swift, Pilgrim’s Pride, Seara, Moy Park, Friboi, Primo, and

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