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An outspoken California restaurant owner has joined the effort to recall Gov. Gavin Newsom over his coronavirus closures that have created what she called a “humanitarian crisis” for restaurants and small businesses across the state.

Angela Marsden, Pineapple Hill Grill & Saloon owner, went viral recently after she voiced her frustrations with Mayor Eric Garcetti’s ban on outdoor dining in an emotional video. Marsden at the time claimed that the mayor had shut down her outdoor patio while allowing a Hollywood movie crew to set up

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(Bloomberg) — The battle to supply 1.4 billion people with fresh fruit and vegetables is taking China’s e-commerce companies into the country’s hinterlands, where they are attempting to revolutionize centuries-old agricultural practices to secure future supply for their burgeoning online grocery businesses.

Xi Jinping’s government has long made self-sufficiency in food a “top state issue” as it seeks to avert a looming food crisis. The need to modernize China’s 200 million largely small-scale farms took on added urgency during the pandemic, when output and logistics disruptions coincided with homebound shoppers turning to Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. and other internet retailers

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The state’s week of weather hell started with a deadly 133-car pileup outside of Fort Worth. A winter storm unlike any Texas has ever seen quickly followed, and seven days later, millions are without power and reliable water.

And now Texans are running out of food. From farm to table, freezing temperatures and power outages are crippling the supply chain that people rely on for food every day.

Across the state, people are using up supplies they had stockpiled, and losing more as items start to spoil in dark refrigerators. Some are storing their remaining rations in coolers outside, and

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The state’s week of weather hell started with a deadly 133-car pileup outside of Fort Worth. A winter storm unlike any Texas has ever seen quickly followed, and seven days later, millions are without power and reliable water.

And now Texans are running out of food. From farm to table, freezing temperatures and power outages are disrupting the food supply chain that people rely on every day.

Across the state, people are using up supplies they had stockpiled and losing

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