Warren, Evans largely avoid education in Rochester NY mayoral campaigns

Lovely Warren and Malik Evans, side by side

One candidate in the Rochester mayoral primary served 14 years on the city school board, including five as president. The other is the self-proclaimed education mayor who made schools the centerpiece of her first two successful campaigns. It is striking, then, that with just days left before the June 22 primary, education has been mostly absent … Read more

Peoria City Council uses COVID-19 relief money to avoid borrowing

Peoria City Hall is shown in a file photo. Leslie Renken/Journal Star

PEORIA — Within five minutes, the Peoria City Council committed just over $10 million of its $47 million received as part of the latest federal COVID relief package to help end furloughs and anticipated borrowing to balance this year’s budget. The council’s votes means that planned borrowing of up to $10 million, needed to help plug … Read more

How to Avoid Brand Ambassador Controversy in China | China Decoded, BoF Professional

To many, Louis Vuitton’s decision to sign K-pop superstars BTS as global brand ambassadors earlier this year sounded as straightforward as it did potentially lucrative. Not only are they an incredibly bankable group of seven stylish, fresh-faced band members with a passionate army of young international fans; they are also wildly popular in the luxury … Read more

2 Auto Manufacturing Stocks to Buy in June, 2 to Avoid By StockNews

© Reuters. 2 Auto Manufacturing Stocks to Buy in June, 2 to Avoid As the global economy gradually gets back on track, sales of commercial and personal vehicles are expected to soar. However, given that the auto industry is currently hamstrung by a global semiconductor chip shortage, automakers have been forced to reduce production. While … Read more