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Area business owners express their outlook on the potential rise in minimum wage

By Emma Allen | Aspiring Journalist Delta Digital News Service Delta Digital News contributing reporter Emma Allen interviews local business owners about the impact of a potential rise in the federal minimum wage. [3:02]   Reporter: President Biden announced in his stimulus package plan, when first running for president, that he would attempt to introduce a $15 an hour minimum wage.“Although

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COVID-19 hampers holiday, economy

By Yu Bai Delta Digital News Service The first Monday in September is the traditional Labor Day in the United States. However, due to the impact of COVID-19, most people recognized the holiday at home rather than attending public settings. Jonesboro physician Chance Smith stayed home for the holiday. “I did have a barbecue, and I swam with friends and

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