Retail Liquor Licenses Get Final Approval In Moorestown

Desy Papper

MOORESTOWN, NJ — Moorestown Council unanimously approved a proposal to issue and regulate plenary retail licenses as some residents continued to object to the idea of bringing liquor stores into the township Monday night.

“This is more important than what can be decided by five members of a council,” resident Roger Boyell said during the public comment portion of Monday night’s meeting. “I ask you to put this to a vote for another referendum.”

The first referendum took place in 2011, and involved two questions. By approving Question 1, voters elected to open the township—dry since the early part of

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Pressure BioSciences Finalizes Plan to Acquire Global Eco-Friendly Agrochemical Supplier

Desy Papper

Company Expects Acquisition to be Accretive with Sustained Profitable Revenue Growth,

Leveraging Market-Changing Synergy from PBI’s Ultra Shear Technology Nanoemulsions Platform

SOUTH EASTON, MA / ACCESSWIRE / April 14, 2021 / Pressure BioSciences, Inc.. (OTCQB:PBIO) (“PBI” or the “Company”), a leader in the development and sale of broadly enabling, pressure-based instruments, consumables, and platform technology solutions to the worldwide biotechnology, biotherapeutics, nutraceuticals, cosmetics, agriculture, and food & beverage industries, today announced it has finalized terms and executed a new letter of intent to purchase the assets of an internationally-based developer and supplier of organically natural, eco-friendly agrochemicals. This acquisition

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Small businesses struggling to hire qualified workers

Desy Papper

The NFIB’s small business optimism index rose 2.4 points in March to 98.2, marking the first return to average levels since last November. 

However, the NFIB’s business uncertainty index increased during the same period, primarily driven by business owners being more uncertain about whether it is a good time to expand their business and make capital expenditures in the coming months.  

“Main Street is doing better as state and local restrictions are eased, but finding qualified labor is a critical issue for small businesses nationwide,” says NFIB chief economist Bill Dunkelberg. “Small business owners are competing with the pandemic and

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Why Coinbase’s IPO Is a Cryptocurrency Coming-Out Party

Desy Papper

SAN FRANCISCO — Digital currency, once mocked as a tool for criminals and reckless speculators, is sliding into the mainstream.

Traditional banks are helping investors put their money into cryptocurrency funds. Companies like Tesla and Square are hoarding Bitcoin. And celebrities are leading the way in a digital-art spending spree using a technology called an NFT.

On Wednesday, digital or cryptocurrencies will take their biggest step yet toward wider acceptance when Coinbase, a start-up that allows people to buy and sell cryptocurrencies, goes public on Nasdaq. Coinbase shares received a reference price of $250 each on Tuesday evening, which would

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Fed Leaders Agree: Economics Has a Racial-Disparity Problem | Business News

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By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER, AP Economics Writer

WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Federal Reserve policymakers on Tuesday underscored their concern that Black and Hispanic people are sharply underrepresented in the economics field, which lessens the perspectives that economists can bring to key policy issues.

“If we don’t have a diverse group of people in the field, we won’t have the right topics to focus on,” said Eric Rosengren, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston.

At a webinar sponsored by the 12 regional Fed banks, the officials and many outside economists addressed the problem on the same day that a study

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