Friday, April 30, 2021

04/30/2021 Newsom recall officially triggered - Texas Girl Nominated for Prestigious Children’s Peace Prize

 

Today's Article: Newsom recall officially triggered
From: Fox News
Readability Score: 11.5

Recall efforts of Governor Newsom reach critical number as process moves to next step in California.

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Today's Alternate Article: Texas Girl Nominated for Prestigious Children’s Peace Prize
Readability Score: 7.9



Thursday, April 29, 2021

04/29/2021 Staffing Almost at Crisis Level for Some Small Companies - Colorful coffins lighten mood at New Zealand funerals

 

Today's Article: Staffing Almost at Crisis Level for Some Small Companies
From: AP Business
Readability Score: 10.5

As vaccinations continue, businesses are starting to put out "Help Wanted" signs, but despite high unemployment, some small businesses can't get enough help. What's going on? Discuss the labor market and the role of incentives with today's article.

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Today's Alternate Article: Colorful coffins lighten mood at New Zealand funerals
Readability Score: 8.3



Wednesday, April 28, 2021

04/28/2021 Steak-umm's Twitter Feuds with Neil deGrasse Tyson - What We Can Learn From a Ketchup Packet

 

Today's Article: Steak-umm's Twitter Feuds with Neil deGrasse Tyson
From: Newsweek
Readability Score: 11.6

The social media manager for Steak-umms, which sells frozen beef sheets, got into a Twitter debate with famous astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson. Why do some companies insert themselves into debates that don't relate to the products they sell? What are the potential risks and benefits?

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Today's Alternate Article: What We Can Learn From a Ketchup Packet
Readability Score: 8.0