Seafood shop braces for job losses, fish face sanctions | science and technology

By PATRICK WHITTLE – Associated Press PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – The global seafood industry braces for price increases, supply disruptions and potential job losses as new rounds of economic sanctions against Russia make it harder to source key species like cod and crab. The latest round of US attempts to punish Russia for invading Ukraine … Read more

US states try to reduce the inflation burden with direct payments | Health

By PATRICK WHITTLE – Associated Press PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — As inflation rages and coffers are crammed with cash, U.S. governors and lawmakers are considering a relatively simple solution to alleviate the pain people are feeling at the gas pump and grocery store — sending Money. At least a dozen states have proposed giving hundreds … Read more