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    Heat waves aren’t just scorching people, they are incinerating local businesses

    Millions of Americans are under an extreme heat advisory recommending they avoid strenuous activity and stay well hydrated — but for some restaurants and stores, the heat wave threatens worker safety and guts traffic into stores, leading to a dramatic downturn in business. “We decided yesterday, as we were looking at the forecast and extreme heat, to close over these two days for dining,” Greg Gardner, general manager of J. Timothy’s Taverne in Plainville, Connecticut, told NBC News on Thursday. “We’ve had a bunch of these spells and witnessed the kitchen guys really taking heat from the stress of it  

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    Biden faces new heat to cancel $50K in student loan debt, keep payments frozen

    Biden faces new heat to cancel $50K in student loan debt, keep payments frozen As millions of Americans wait for President Joe Biden to make a decision about canceling massive amounts of student debt, congressional Democrats are urging the administration to protect borrowers who will soon have to resume making their student loan payments. Those same lawmakers also are not giving up calls for Biden to write off $50,000 in federal student loans for every borrower. In fact, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer just made another pledge to keep the heat on the president. Schumer and fellow Democrats say with  

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