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Senate passes bill giving tax breaks to eligible data centers locating in Connecticut

To be exempt from sales and property taxes and get a 20-year agreement, a data center must invest at least $50 million if it's in an enterprise zone or opportunity zone, and $200 million if it isn't.

Most dependable cars: Lexus, Kia top 2021 JD Power auto study

The 2021 Kia Seltos. (Kia/TNS)

Automobiles are more complex than ever, and more dependable than ever.

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The world will pay more for meat as food inflation deepens

A rancher passes in front of a heard of cattle grazing in a field last month at the Barthle Brothers Ranch in Dade City, Fla. (Ty Wright/Bloomberg)

There are signs that the food inflation that's gripped the world over the past year, raising prices of everything from shredded cheese to peanut butter, is about to get worse.

Old school Airstreams enjoy pandemic-era popularity

Denny Stone, owner and head of design at So Cal Vintage Trailer, polishes a refurbished Airsteam at his facility in San Diego. (Sandy Huffaker/For The Washington Post)

Despite being forced to close for six weeks early in the pandemic, retail sales at Airstream dealerships jumped 22% in 2020 and demand is still on the rise.

Mystic Restaurant Week, running March 1 to 7, has a different look this year

More than 25 restaurants are participating, some with two- or three-course prix fixe menus and some without, and there are options to win prizes for ordering from participating restaurants.