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A car dealership CEO says he cut staff by 17%. Now employees are 'happier' and selling twice as many cars.

Toyota Camry cars are seen at a car dealership in San Jose, California, United States on Tuesday, November 19, 2019. Yichuan Cao/NurPhoto via Getty Images Large car dealerships are doing fine after big layoffs in 2020, The Wall Street Journal reports. One CEO said salespeople are happier and selling more after his company let go 1,500 people. New and used vehicles are selling for record prices, leading to big commissions. As the coronavirus pandemic ravaged the US economy in 2020, millio...
Tags: US, Trends, Kelley Blue Book, AutoNation, Toyota, Smith, Wall Street Journal, Edmunds, David Smith, Cannon, The Journal, Sonic Automotive, Marc Cannon, Yichuan Cao NurPhoto, Tim Levin, San Jose California United States

The Batman Trailer is Full of Intrigue and Reasons to Be Excited About DC’s Future

Holy awesome trailer, Batman! After what feels like a decade of speculation, behind-the-scenes sneak peeks, theories and delays, Matt Reeves’ The Batman finally debuted its first full-length trailer — not to be confused with last year’s teaser — and, as someone who had genuinely high expectations for this film, my excitement level has reached near astronomical levels for the one known as Battinson (this will catch on, trust me). Here’s the trailer in case you missed it:  Ok, so now what do ...
Tags: Comics, Christopher Nolan, Movies, Dwayne Johnson, Ben Affleck, Action, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Andy Serkis, Batgirl, Penguin, Colin Farrell, Gotham City, Batman, Dc, Nolan, Smith

A-Smith 3 TDs, Baylor Beats Future B12 Foe, No. 19 BYU 38-24

Abram Smith ran for 188 yards with three touchdowns and Baylor beat future Big 12 foe and 19th-ranked BYU 38-24.
Tags: Smith, BYU, Baylor, Abram Smith

The 4 best knife sharpeners we tested in 2021

Owen Burke/Insider Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky If you own a knife, you should probably own a knife sharpener, unless you want to pay a sharpening service. Our favorite knife sharpener for most kitchens is the Chef's Choice Trizor XV EdgeSelect. We also have recommendations for manual pull-through, kit (jig system), and portable sharpeners. There's no way around it: at some point, your knives are going to need sharpening. And while sharp knives are dangerous, dull knives ca...
Tags: Reviews, Kitchen, Food, Trends, Features, Mit, Arkansas, Buying Guide, Smith, Kitchen Tools, Bevel, Victorinox, Pat LaFrieda, Kitchen Appliances, Owen Burke, TRI

Smith & Wesson M&P Shield 9 Plus OR, is this S&W’s Best Optics Ready Carry Gun Yet?

AmmoLand News reviews the Smith & Wesson M&P Shield 9 Plus OR pistol. U.S.A. -( My first dedicated handgun was a Smith & Wesson, and now after 15 years and dozens of other guns I’m returning to the company thanks to their new M&P Shield 9 Plus OR. But wait, you might ask yourself, hasn’t the M&P Shield line of handguns been around for a while? What makes this new one so much better that you’re changing your current carry gun for it? To be honest, it’s not one single factor or fe...
Tags: Guns, Smith, South Carolina, Smith & Wesson, Don, Jim, IMG, Kimberly, Wesson M amp, Jim Grant, Firearm News, Gun Reviews, Smith Wesson M P Shield, Jim Grant Jim

Not Even Doctor Who Star Jodie Whittaker Knows Who The Next Doctor Is

Fans are preparing to say goodbye to Jodie Whittaker, the Thirteenth Doctor, as her run as a Time Lord comes to an end. Whittaker confirmed with the BBC earlier this week that she, as well as Mandip Gill who plays the Doctor's companion Yaz, had wrapped filming on "Doctor Who." More than likely, this final wrapping is in reference to the upcoming season of "Doctor Who: Flux," as well as the series of specials set to debut in 2022, but Whittaker also noted on an episode of "The Graham Norton Show...
Tags: Television, Movies, News, Bbc, David Tennant, Peter Capaldi, Smith, Richard Ayoade, Graham Norton, Matt Smith, Alexander, Rick, Tennant, Olly Alexander, Whittaker, CAPALDI

Dean Smith provides fitness update on key Aston Villa trio ahead of Wolves Clash

Aston Villa get used to life without Jack Grealish Of course, the big transfer news this summer for Aston Villa was the sale of Jack Grealish to Manchester City for a British record transfer fee of 100 million pounds. HE’S HERE! We are delighted to announce the signing of @JackGrealish on a six-year deal. Welcome to City, Jack! 💙 🔷 #ManCity | — Manchester City (@ManCity) August 5, 2021 Dean Smith and co. reinvested that money in the squad, brin...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Manchester United, Aston Villa, Manchester City, Ben Foster, Watford, Smith, Paul Scholes, Jack Grealish, Wolverhampton Wanderers, Leon, Dean Smith, Emi Martinez, Leon Bailey

Daddy’s Hangout 2021 Week 6 NFL Predictions

Welcome to Week 6 of the 2021 NFL season. As of now, we still have the Arizona Cardinals as the only undefeated team in the league. The big news coming out of the NFL was the leaked Jon Gruden emails, which lead to his resignation. After a 3-0 start, Las Vegas dropped their last two games and are now without a coach. My record from last week was 5-2, which should have been 6-1. Still don’t know why I had the Chiefs beating the Bills when I was telling everyone the opposite. My overall mark jumpe...
Tags: Denver Broncos, NFL, Raiders, Los Angeles, Dolphins, Chicago, Tennessee, Steelers, Jazz, Chargers, Arizona Cardinals, Green Bay Packers, Seattle Seahawks, Buffalo Bills, Philadelphia, Las Vegas

Father, Son Arrested Arrested In Texas After Massive Child Porn Discovery At Sacramento County Home

SACRAMENTO COUNTY (CBS13) — The discovery of a large collection of images depicting child pornography in a Sacramento County home led to the arrest of a father and son who moved to Texas one year ago, authorities said on Thursday. Theodore Smith, 86, and James Smith, 62, both of Alto, Texas, are being held on charges including but not limited to lewd acts with a child under 14 while they await a transfer back to California. According to the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office, hundreds of illicit...
Tags: Texas, Crime, News, California, Local, Syndicated Local, Sacramento, Sacramento County, Smith, James Smith, Cherokee County, California Sacramento, Henderson County Sheriff s Office, Sacramento County Sheriff s Office, Sacramento County news, Child Porn Arrest

Suspect Arrested After Modesto Donut Shop Clerk Shot In The Face During Robbery

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Tags: News, Local, Syndicated Local, Modesto, Smith, David Smith, Livermore, Modesto News, Stanislaus County Jail, CBSN Sacramento Feed

20 years of fighting terrorism took a heavy toll but has helped prepare for a bigger fight, US special operators say

US Special Forces soldiers and Afghan National Interdiction Unit agents board CH-47 helicopters for an operation in Helmand province, September 12, 2016. US Army/Sgt. Connor Mendez The US military's special-operations forces have had an outsize role in the war on terror. Twenty years of fighting terrorists and militants have taken a heavy toll on those forces. Those years of combat also sharpened their skills, preparing them to take on more capable adversaries. For the past 20 years, U...
Tags: Navy, Navy Seals, China, Iraq, Russia, US, International, America, Trends, Afghanistan, Taliban, Delta, Army, Clarke, Al Qaeda, Bill

‘People shunned me like hot lava’: the runner who raised his fist and risked his life

At the 1968 Olympics, Tommie Smith, winner of the men’s 200 metres, stood on the podium and lifted his hand to protest racism. That moment would end his running career – and shake the worldTommie Smith still gets chills when he hears the opening bars of The Star Spangled Banner. It takes him right back to that night in October 1968 when he stood on the Olympic podium in Mexico City, wearing his gold medal, and made the raised-fist salute that has defined his life. “It’s kind of a push, when I he...
Tags: Protest, Mexico, Race, Sport, Society, World news, United States, Mexico City, Athletics, Olympic Games, Smith, Martin Luther King, Tommie Smith, John Carlos, So Smith

Halloween Ends Will 'Make People Very Angry,' Jamie Lee Curtis Teases

Just a few weeks away from The Night He Came Home and on the eve of the release of David Gordon Green's "Halloween Kills," star Jamie Curtis is here to give everyone one last scare. "Kills" is Green's second film in the resurrected, Blumhouse-backed "Halloween" franchise, a sequel to "Halloween" (2018). In it, Laurie Strode (Curtis) teams up with two other generations of Strode women to face down and give Michael Myers the sound defeat he's been needing since John Carpenter and Debra Hill origin...
Tags: Movies, News, Green, Venice, Smith, Michael, John Carpenter, Curtis, Carpenter, Laurie, Haddonfield, David Gordon Green, Blumhouse, Jamie Curtis, Michael Myers, Debra Hill

Fuzzy Moths Taking Flight in Super Slow Motion

In trying to explain what you’re about to see here, I cannot improve upon the Dr. Adrian Smith’s narration at the beginning of this video: But sometimes I think the most useful thing I can do as a scientist is to point the fancy science cameras at some moths flapping their wings in front of a purple backdrop. I mean, whose day isn’t going to be better after watching a pink and purple rosy maple moth flying in super slow motion? This is a polyphemus moth, a gigantic species of silk moth. Wha...
Tags: Smith, Jason Kottke, Adrian Smith, AntLab

Michael Johnson: ‘You’re going to see athletes protesting the centres of power’

The former Olympic sprint champion and broadcaster is launching Defiance, a documentary-style podcast series that focuses on athletes who have made a stand against social injusticeMichael Johnson had not yet been alive for a year when Tommie Smith and John Carlos stood atop the 1968 Olympic podium in Mexico City with their gloved fists in the air in salute of Black Power, a defining moment of activism in sport and one they proceeded with despite knowing it would cost them so much. As he grew up ...
Tags: Sport, Mexico City, Athletics, Johnson, Olympic Games, Smith, Carlos, Michael Johnson, Tommie Smith, John Carlos

NFL Week 6 AFC North Preview: Steelers ‘Get To 3-3 By The Bye,’ Says CBS Pittsburgh’s Bob Pompeani

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Tags: Sports, Cincinnati Bengals, Cleveland Browns, Denver Broncos, NFL, Los Angeles, Steelers, Arizona, Chargers, Cbs, Aaron Rodgers, Arizona Cardinals, Detroit Lions, Green Bay Packers, Indianapolis Colts, Seattle Seahawks

‘Kenan’ Co-Showrunner Kenny Smith Signs Overall Deal With Universal Television

Writer, director and showrunner Kenny Smith has signed an overall deal with Universal Television to develop and produce projects across various platforms. Smith recently joined Kenan Thompson’s NBC and UTV sitcom “Kenan” as co-showrunner after completing an overall deal with ABC earlier this year. At ABC, he took over Kenya Barris’ role as co-showrunner of […]
Tags: News, Nbc, Abc, Smith, Kenan Thompson, UTV, Kenny Smith, Kenan, Universal Television, Kenya Barris

Hilary Smith Segues to Head of Corporate Social Responsibility for NBCUniversal (EXCLUSIVE)

After six years as head of corporate communications, NBCUniversal veteran Hilary Smith will shift to a new post leading the company’s corporate social responsibility efforts. Smith will continue to oversee NBCU’s corporate communications for the near term until a successor is named. She already steered NBCU’s social impact programs. The decision to expand the role […]
Tags: News, Nbcuniversal, Smith, Nbcu, Hilary Smith, Basketball Players

Stephen A. Smith Tells Kyrie Irving 'the Hell With You' Over Anti-Vax Stance

Smith also said that while Irving has “the freedom and right to do what he wants to do,” the team also has the right to get rid of him.
Tags: Stephen A Smith, Smith, Irving, Kyrie Irving

New Blu-Ray Releases Worth Checking Out: The Green Knight, The Night House, Free Guy, Universal Classic Monsters Icons Of Horror Collection, And Columbia Classics Volume 2

It's time again for another round-up of the latest Blu-ray releases. And yes, sure, these movies are on VOD, too! But I will continue to bang the drum of physical media until that drum caves in, which will probably be sooner rather than later. Until that time, though, let's all gather around the warming glow of our screens and read about the wonderful world of new Blu-rays. This latest round-up is pretty big, featuring two different box sets along with several other titles. Some you can skip, so...
Tags: New York, Movies, New York City, Bill Murray, Ryan Reynolds, Smith, Dolby Vision, Dev Patel, David Fincher, Hall, Social Network, Columbia, Oliver, Martin Scorsese, David Lowery, Blu

‘The stakes couldn’t be higher’: GE urged to invest in green US jobs

Labor and environmental groups are demanding that General Electric stop offshoring jobs and invest in renewable energy Kevin Smith, of Salem, Virginia, worked at General Electric for about 20 years before the town’s plant was shut down at the end of 2019, and the work moved to a factory in India.“It was a total shock because of how things had been going, with all the overtime we were working, everything just seemed great, like there was no way this was happening. All I wanted to do was wake up, ...
Tags: Business, Ge, India, US, Labour, Job losses, Green Jobs, US unions, Smith, General Electric, Kevin Smith, Salem Virginia, Workers' rights

Superhero Bits: Avengers 5 Plans, Marvel's Guardians Of The Galaxy Launch Trailer & More

(Superhero Bits is a collection of stories, updates, and videos about anything and everything inspired by the comics of Marvel, DC, and more. For comic book movies, TV shows, merchandise, events, and whatever catches our eye, this is the place to find anything that falls through the cracks.)In this edition of Superhero Bits:"Young Justice: Phantoms" gets a poster."Avengers 5" plans (or lack thereof) discussed."Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy" gets a launch trailer."Master of the Universe" gets ...
Tags: Hbo, Television, Movies, News, Netflix, Smith, Hulu, Avengers, Marvel Studios, Cool Stuff, Kevin Smith, Moore, Claremont, Comicbook, Nate Moore, Chris Claremont

United States: Emerging From The COVID Bubble: Five Data Security Actions Every Company Should Take Today - Ward and Smith, P.A.

It is no secret that during the COVID-19 pandemic, technology, data, and the interconnectedness of our digitized world were a lifeline to North Carolina businesses.
Tags: News, United States, North Carolina, Smith, Ward

John Gruden Resigns As Head Coach Of Las Vegas Raiders Amid Accusations Of Making Racist, Homophobic, Misogynistic Comments

Jon Gruden has resigned as coach of the Las Vegas Raiders after emails he sent before being hired in 2018 contained racist, homophobic and misogynistic comments. Gruden released a statement Monday night, saying: “I have resigned as head coach of the Las Vegas Raiders. I love the Raiders and do not want to be a distraction. Thank you to all the players, coaches, staff, and fans of Raider Nation. I’m sorry, I never meant to hurt anyone.” He stepped down after The New York Times reported that Grude...
Tags: Washington, Football, Sports, NFL, Raiders, Barack Obama, New York Times, Davis, Amari Cooper, Espn, Nice, Roger Goodell, Oakland, Times, Smith, Wall Street Journal

NFLPA Leader Smith Appreciates Gruden Reaching Out

NFL Players Association leader DeMaurice Smith says he appreciates that Raiders coach Jon Gruden reached out to him following the report that Gruden used a racist comment in a email about him 10 years ago.
Tags: Raiders, Smith, NFLPA, Jon Gruden, Gruden, NFL Players Association, DeMaurice Smith

US Marshals were justified in the fatal shooting of Winston Smith Jr., prosecutor says

Smith was fatally shot by task force members in June.
Tags: US, Cnn, Smith, Winston Smith Jr

Prosecutor: No charges against marshals in Uptown shooting of Winston 'Boogie' Smith

Smith failed to comply with officers and initiated "deadly force" by drawing his handgun and firing at them, Crow Wing County Attorney Donald Ryan said. Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman sent the case to Ryan to avoid the appearance of a conflict of interest.
Tags: Smith, Ryan, Uptown, Hennepin County, Mike Freeman, Donald Ryan, Winston Boogie Smith

Some Blue Origin employees say Jeff Bezos' space company has an 'authoritarian bro culture' that demoralized workers, a new report says

Jeff Bezos, founder of Blue Origin Blue Origin / Getty Images A new report from The Washington Post details a dysfunctional "bro culture" at Blue Origin. Workers told The Post that they felt demoralized by a lack of response to complaints of a "toxic" workplace. Last month, an open letter accused Blue Origin of ignoring employee concerns about safety and sexism. Blue Origin employees say Jeff Bezos' space company has fostered a "dysfunctional" and "demoralizing" work culture that cause...
Tags: Amazon, Post, Space, Spacex, Elon Musk, Hollywood, Science, News, Washington Post, Trends, Jeff Bezos, Smith, William Shatner, The Washington Post, Cnbc, Blue Origin