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Talking Biz News Today — June 15, 2021

June 15, 2021

Posted by Irina Slav

Some of Tuesday’s top business news stories:

Associated Press

California reopens, says goodbye to most COVID-19 rules, by Jocelyn Gecker

Texas power grid manager issues weeklong conservation alert, by Terry Wallace


Retailers plead with Biden to fix port congestion that has upended supply chains, by Matt Egan

Teens have their pick of jobs thanks to a worker shortage, by Jeanne Sahadi

The Wall Street Journal

Lordstown Motors Executives Resign Amid Inaccurate Preorder Disclosures, by Ben Foldy, Micah Maidenberg

Companies Push Employees to Prove They Are Vaccinated for Covid-19, by Chip Cutter, Orla McCaffrey


American Express CEO says U.S. travel, dining spending is nearing full recovery, by Tyler Clifford

Airport screenings top 2 million a day for first time in pandemic, by Leslie Josephs


After 17 years, truce nears in U.S.-Europe jet subsidy war, by Tim Hepher, Andrea Shalal, David Shepardson, Philip Blenkinsop

Two Republican U.S. senators introduce antitrust bill, by Diane Bartz

News about business journalism

Rubio departing Houston Chronicle for PitchBook News

Morning Brew hires Coen as chief content officer

Bloomberg reporter Butler moving to equality team

Bloomberg hires Averbuch to cover Mexican economy and government

Protocol hires Levitsky to cover workplace issues

Industry Dive ME Barrington has retired

Bloomberg’s Halzack to join editing team

Insider names Pawa its new growth editor

New Scientist taps Beall as features editor for physics and tech

Bloomberg hires Mathieu as Washington correspondent

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