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Vinyl records surge during pandemic, keeping sales spinning

Vinyl records surge during pandemic, keeping sales spinning

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Vinyl record sales surged during the pandemic as music lovers fattened their collections, and audio cassettes began a comeback as well, keeping business spinning at record stores.
Consumer debt driven by new mortgages, but credit card debt at six-year low

Consumer debt driven by new mortgages, but credit card debt at six-year low

Equifax says the debt profile of Canadians has changed throughout the pandemic, with mortgages accounting for a larger portion of people's debt. The company said Tuesday consumer debt stood at $2.08 trillion for the first quarter of 2021, up 0.
Carnegie Hall reopens in October after 19-month closure

Carnegie Hall reopens in October after 19-month closure

NEW YORK (AP) — Carnegie Hall will resume performances in October following a 1 1/2-year closure caused by the coronavirus pandemic but with a limited schedule of recitals and small ensembles until large orchestras return in January.

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft, Mojang 2. HotSchedules, HotSchedules 3. Heads Up!, Warner Bros. 4. Bloons TD 6, Ninja Kiwi 5. Procreate Pocket, Savage Interactive Pty Ltd 6. Geometry Dash, RobTop Games AB 7. Plague Inc., Ndemic Creations 8.

The top 10 books on the Apple Store

US Bestseller List - Paid Books Book Title by Author Name - ISBN - (Publisher) 1. Freed by E L James - 9781728251059 - (Sourcebooks, Inc) 2. Golden Girl by Elin Hilderbrand - 9780316256667 - (Little, Brown and Company) 3.

The top 10 movies on the Apple Store

Movies US charts: 1. Wrath of Man 2. The Courier (2021) 3. A Quiet Place 4. The Dry 5. Spiral: From the Book of Saw 6. The Marksman (2021) 7. Chaos Walking 8. The Mist 9. Minari 10. Nobody Movies US charts - Independent: 1. The Dry 2.

Wisconsin lawmaker compares museum's mask policy to Nazis

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin state lawmaker compared a nonprofit children's museum's mask policy to the Nazi Party in a social media post that generated outrage and calls for an apology. Republican state Rep.

Another official resigns over censored Memorial Day speech

HUDSON, Ohio (AP) — Both organizers of a Memorial Day ceremony have now resigned under pressure after they silenced a retired U.S.
Spirituality underpins migrant activism in US borderlands

Spirituality underpins migrant activism in US borderlands

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Alvaro Enciso plants three or four crosses each week in Arizona’s desert borderlands, amid the yellow-blossomed prickly pear and whip-like ocotillo, in honor of migrants who died on the northbound trek.
Foo Fighters to rock Madison Square Garden later this month

Foo Fighters to rock Madison Square Garden later this month

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's Madison Square Garden is ready to rock ‘n' roll again. MSG Entertainment announced Tuesday that Foo Fighters will shake the famed arena with a concert on June 20 — the venue's first show in more than 460 days.