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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden's effort to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour could provide a welcome opportunity for someone like Cristian Cardona, a 21-year-old fast food worker. Cardona would love to earn enough to afford to move out of his parents' house in Orlando, Florida, and maybe scrape together money for college.


As panicked Americans cleared supermarkets of toilet paper and food last spring, grocery employees gained recognition as among the most indispensable of the pandemic's front-line workers. 

ATLANTA — Gov. Brian Kemp signed a $26.5 billion mid-year budget Monday that restores $2.2 billion in spending cuts the General Assembly imposed on state agencies last June due to the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

MOULTRIE, Ga. — The City of Moultrie has plans to repave portions of three streets — Ninth Avenue Northwest, Hillcrest and Fifth Avenue — but all those projects are on hold while city workers deal with infrastructure under the road.

BOSTON, Mass. — Massachusetts is trying to recover nearly $190 million in overpayments from workers who received extra unemployment benefits last year.


The desperately awaited vaccination drive against the coronavirus in the U.S. is running into resistance from an unlikely quarter: Surprising numbers of health care workers who have seen firsthand the death and misery inflicted by COVID-19 are refusing shots.