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Larry Adams
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Larry Adams is a Chicago-based writer and editor who writes about how things get done. A former wire service and community newspaper reporter, Larry is an award-winning writer with more than three decades of experience. In addition to writing about woodworking, he has covered science, metrology, metalworking, industrial design, quality control, imaging, Swiss and micromanufacturing . He was previously a Tabbie Award winner for his coverage of nano-based coatings technology for the automotive industry. Larry volunteers for the historic preservation group, the Kalo Foundation/Ianelli Studios, and the science-based group, Chicago Council on Science and Technology (C2ST).

Court halts COVID mandate

The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals put a temporary halt to OSHA’s emergency temporary standard on COVID-19 vaccination, weekly testing and employee masking by granting an emergency motion.

RPM Wood Finishes Group plans new North Carolina facility

HICKORY, North Carolina -- RPM Wood Finishes Group expects to invest nearly $20 million on a new facility in the Greensboro, North Carolina, area, according to local news reports. The company said that 50 jobs could be created, reported the Rhino Times newspaper. The company is seeking $177,227 in financial incentives from Guilford County to help fund its expansion, and the Guilford County Board of Commissioners is expected to vote to approve the incentives at the board’s Thursday, Nov. 18 meeting, according to the report.