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The facility now is roughly 80% stocked, but they hope to be at the 100% mark in the coming months.
Thanks to Amazon's recent New Shepard flight, William Shatner has boldly gone where no nonagenarian has gone before. Which got this columnist thinking: Doesn't every senior citizen deserve to visit space? But first, Jeff Bezos is going to have to make some modifications to the rocket, including Barcaloungers, a spacesuit redesign and lots of old TV Guides in the bathrooms.
The Amazon Fulfillment Center in north Fargo is the size of 22 football fields and is set to begin operations Sunday, Sept. 19. Take a look inside the massive warehouse with reporter Thomas Evanella and videographer Chris Flynn.
What do Fargo-Moorhead area employers think of Amazon's arrival? Simply put, it depends who you ask, Chamber CEO Shannon Full said. “There are mixed emotions depending upon the company that you’re talking to,” she said. “The other side of this is if it is companies that have the same type of workforce, there is a significant concern about local talent erosion.”

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The 57-year-old American billionaire, donning a blue flight suit and cowboy hat, took a trip to the edge of space lasting 10 minutes and 10 seconds. After landing, Bezos and his crewmates exchanged hugs and popped champagne while roughly two dozen family members and company employees cheered.
The Pentagon initially said Amazon and Microsoft are the only companies that can meet the department's requirements but noted later in a press conference that they are reaching out to other cloud providers in the next three months if they also meet the government's standards.
High traffic sites including Reddit, Amazon, CNN, Paypal, Spotify, Al Jazeera Media Network and the New York Times were all listed as experiencing problems by outage tracking website Downdetector.com, but appeared to be coming back up after outages that ranged from a few minutes to around an hour.
Jeff Bezos, fellow billionaires Elon Musk and Richard Branson have been investing billions of dollars on their rocket startups, but Bezos will be the first of the three to actually travel into space on a rocket developed by his own company.
Privately-held MGM, or Metro Goldwyn Mayer, was founded in 1924, owns the Epix cable channel and makes popular TV shows including "Fargo," "Vikings" and "Shark Tank."
I'm baffled when I see journalists thumb their scoops into Twitter or Facebook posts, often before they ever get around to turning those scoops into content for their publications. I understand the impulse. Everybody wants to be first, and all those likes and retweets and follows are digital dopamine, but who profits from that model?

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The U.S. south has been an especially difficult region for unions to make inroads because many of those states, including Alabama, passed so-called right-to-work laws that curtail unions’ abilities to mandate dues and other measures.
South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem told a news conference on Thursday that her office is "evaluating" House Bill 1217, which says it'll ensure "fairness" in women's sports by prohibiting trans girls from participation. The bill has passed both chambers.
Workers at the Amazon fulfillment center in Bessemer, Alabama, are voting on whether to become the first employees in the U.S. to join a union at one of the country's largest employers.

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