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Welcome respite (access required)

New Jersey business leaders reacted positively to a temporary mutual tariff suspension March 5 between the United States and European Union. The four-month suspension marks a respite from a decades-long dispute between the trading partners spurred by subsidies each gave to the world's top airplane companies—the EU said Boeing had received billions in unfair subsidies from federal and state governments; the U.S. alleged that Airbus has received billions in unfair subsidies in Europe.

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Not just hot air (access required)

Thomas Stevens and Paul Elyseev, the owners of Hot Sand, started the glass blowing business as a small studio in Asbury Park. Both would go and blow glass regularly and enjoyed it. At one point, the owner of their space was concerned about the safety of the operation and asked them to move to a different location.

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