Tag: Weekend

Lake Charles man sought in Central Business District shooting over the weekend | Crime/Police

New Orleans police say they are searching for a Lake Charles man suspected of being involved in a shooting in the Central Business District over the weekend.

Joshua Stewart, 19, is accused of shooting another 19-year-old man in the 100 block of Camp Street about 3:30 a.m. Saturday, police said.



Joshua Stewart mug

Joshua Stewart


According to investigators, the wounded man heard gunshots, turned to run, realized he had been hit in the leg and went to the hospital, police said.

Police didn’t say how they linked Stewart to the case. But they said they have obtained a warrant to arrest him on counts of aggravated battery and illegally discharging a gun during a crime of violence.

Investigators said they believe Stewart went to Lake Charles following the shooting.

The location of the shooting is about a block from where a 37-year-old Lymon Brignac of Lake Charles was shot to death on Sept.

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15 online courses on sale for under $30 this weekend

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Start making better use of your time with any of these 15 online courses.
Start making better use of your time with any of these 15 online courses.

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It’s never a bad idea to learn a new skill or explore a new field. Online learning is a great way to do that — and there are classes out there on pretty much everything.

We’ve compiled 15 online courses on sale this weekend, each of which you can grab for less than $30 with the code VIPSALE at checkout. 

Even if the rest of 2020 is a wash, at least you can say you learned something new.

The 2020 Premium Learn To Code Certification Bundle

Learning a coding language from scratch certainly isn’t easy, but this 2020 Premium Learn to Code Certification

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The best online shopping deals this weekend: Hand sanitizer, Glossier sets, Apple AirPods

Even though most non-essential businesses are now open after being closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, tons of retailers are still offering online sales.

If you need your weekend shopping fix, we’ve got you covered.

The end-of-summer sales are in full force, and there are some big ones out there.

Some of the noteworthy deals include up to 85% off Coach bags, the popular Lululemon sale on leggings and Germ-X Hand Sanitizer in bulk for under $28.

Here’s a roundup of some of the better sales this weekend.

Amazon

The popular online retail giant has Apple products on sale, including AirPods with Wireless Charging Case for 22% off, the latest iPad Mini for 12% off and Series 3 Watch for 15% off.

Also at Amazon: Germ-X 2 Ounce (Pack Of 48) Hand Sanitizer is also now discounted by 35%, down to $47 compared to $72. It’s also available in 8

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Weekend reads: Ray Dalio on what business and political leaders must do to keep the U.S. from splintering

Ray Dalio is a billionaire fund manager. He’s an ardent capitalist but sees an imbalance that threatens the U.S., which he calls a “75-year empire” in decline.

In an interview with Jonathan Burton, Dalio lays out what he thinks U.S. business leaders and politicians should be doing to better allocate wealth and what investors should do to protect themselves.

A few big winners and a lot of pain

An index may not reflect what is really going on in the stock market. The S&P 500 Index
SPX,
-1.11%

 has returned 5.3% this year, with dividends reinvested, through Sept. 19. But the benchmark index is weighted by market capitalization, with the FAANG stocks, plus Microsoft
MSFT,
-1.24%
,
making up 24% of its total value. Look at how well those tech giants have performed this year:

Now consider that among the S&P 500, 55% of stocks are actually down this year,

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Campfire Cannabis hopes to bring nostalgia for weekend getaways and a wide array of marijuana products to Central Massachusetts

This spot in West Boylston feels like a camping retreat in the mountains. There’s a tent, a canoe, a vintage Coleman grill and plenty of firewood.

While it has all the makings of an outdoor weekend getaway, it’s actually the home to Campfire Cannabis, a marijuana shop planning to open soon in West Boylston.

When the Patel family decided to break into the state’s emerging marijuana industry, they wanted to create an atmosphere that was nostalgic, interactive and comfortable. It’s a departure from the decor seen at some of the state’s retail cannabis shops, where sleek countertops and clean lines offer a modern ambiance.

“One reason why we chose campfire is when we’re going out hiking or by a campfire, a lot of it is a sense of community with your friends, with your family. We wanted to bring that inside the store,” said Nehar Patel, chief business officer at

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Unprecedented mega-sports weekend: betting bonanza

BALTIMORE, MARYLAND – NOVEMBER 17: Quarterback Lamar Jackson #8 of the Baltimore Ravens reacts after throwing a touchdown pass to tight end Mark Andrews #89 of the Baltimore Ravens (not pictured) against the Houston Texans during the second quarter at M&T Bank Stadium on November 17, 2019 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Patrick Smith

There has never been an American sports weekend like this one, and there may never be another one like it again. That’s exciting for sports fans and big business for U.S. sportsbooks. 

The pandemic has pushed the National Hockey League and National Basketball Association playoffs to September, overlapping with Week 1 of the National Football League season for the first time ever. The U.S. Open men’s tennis final and a slate of Major League Baseball games will make Sunday one of the biggest sports betting days ever, according to Patrick Keane, chief executive

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What Happened to $1.2B DeFi Protocol SushiSwap Over the Weekend

SushiSwap investors were handed a raw deal over the weekend after the pseudonymous founder of the $1.27 billion, 1.5-week-old decentralized finance (DeFi) protocol cashed out.

A fork of DeFi darling Uniswap, SushiSwap is the brainchild of a pseudonymous founder, Chef Nomi, who took the former project an extra yard by adding rewards for providing liquidity to the exchange through a liquidity provider token (LP), called sushi (SUSHI), that earns a portion of the AMM’s revenue.

In essence, AMM’s provide the infrastructure to match lightly traded tokens with liquidity. A variant of other decentralized exchange (DEX) experiments, Uniswap has grown to be the largest AMM with volumes nearing those of centralized exchanges such as Coinbase Pro.

Related: SushiSwap Moved Up Its Massive Liquidity Withdrawal From Uniswap to This Weekend

The episode underscores the complexity, creativity and unpredictability of the white-hot DeFi space, where more than $8 billion worth of cryptocurrency is

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This Labor Day Weekend, Myrtle Beach’s Indoor Live Entertainment Venues Will Reopen For Business

Labor Day Weekend 2020 in Myrtle Beach is taking a small step toward tourism – in that its live indoor entertainment attractions will again operate under certain COVID-19 related mandates.

On August 3, South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster permitted the reopening of several entertainment businesses under required implement measures listed in accelerateSC, a multi-point, coronavirus pandemic response plan. Created to counteract the impact of COVID-19 within South Carolina, accelerateSC centers on revitalizing the state’s economy while providing residents with access to COVID-19 related information.

With these specific businesses in Myrtle Beach, Karen Riordan, president and CEO at Visit Myrtle Beach, noted that this measure can help recoup some lost business since their spring 2020 closures.

“On the day that [McMaster]

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