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The Wisconsin Supreme Court late last month blocked Evers from repeatedly extending the state’s public health emergency without approval from lawmakers, immediately striking down the governor’s statewide mask mandate. The legislature had sought to overturn one of Evers’ prior emergency declarations earlier this year.

But the ruling also puts in jeopardy enhanced federal food stamp benefits, which Congress approved as part of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act in March 2020. The relief package boosted benefits to the maximum amount for a family’s size, and the Biden administration just broadened the provision to another 25 million low-income Americans nationwide.

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You’ve received your precious COVID vaccine, got the sore arm to prove it, and now all you want to do is sit down with a beer and watch reruns of Real Housewives while waiting for your immune system to do its thing. While your city’s hottest club may be wherever they’re giving out the shots, you might want to wait to drink alcohol after your COVID vaccine.

“There is no data that proves drinking alcohol before or after receiving any of the FDA-authorized COVID vaccines can impact its efficacy or create additional side effects,” Dr. Robert Quigley, M.D., global

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While most of the world has struggled with COVID-19 for the past year, many incredibly wealthy people have continued to indulge as they did before the pandemic. I know this because I work at a fine-dining restaurant in a ritzy ski town and it’s my job to provide a luxurious dining experience for the guests who walk through our door.

As millions of people have hunkered down in their apartments, eating frozen pizza, binge-watching Netflix and trying not to think about how or if they’ll be able to afford next month’s rent, our wealthy restaurant guests have been enjoying $500

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This story follows a recent investigation by this news organization into how Bay Area counties use fines to enforce their COVID-19 public health orders. To read the main story, click here. 

The Cats restaurant and bar — a landmark of sorts for Santa Cruz-bound drivers because of its prominent presence along southbound Highway 17 —  has been fined $77,500 for allegedly providing late-night live adult entertainment indoors and violating other COVID-19 public health orders, according to Santa Clara County records.

Documents recently obtained by this news organization reveal that the owners of The Cats breached county zoning and business regulations

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Two of Barcelona’s oldest restaurants have been forced to close permanently after hopes trade would recover over Easter were dashed when the regional government decided to maintain coronavirus restrictions over the holiday weekend.

For the past 97 years Agut has been serving traditional dishes in the city’s Gothic Quarter while Can Soteras in the Passeig Sant Joan has been in business for 105 years.

Both have now closed, barely a week after news that Senyor Parellada and the seafood restaurant Cal Pinxo, which have been serving Barcelonans for, respectively, 38 and 60 years, had gone out of business.

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With Covid cases on the decline, many restaurants are opening back up to full capacity. Yet owners say they are struggling to hire new staff to keep up with demand.

FOX Business spoke with multiple restaurant owners across the country who say applicants, drawn by the lure of unemployment benefits and stimulus checks, have tapered off over the course of the pandemic and it remains unclear whether that trend will continue.

Tom Sacco is the CEO of Happy Joe’s Pizza & Ice

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