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Some S.C. peach growers estimate their losses at 70% for 2023, and the critical moments may have been during the second week of March, when temperatures in some of the state's richest peach country were below freezing for more than 12 hours.

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U.S. hiring jumped last month, but so did unemployment. So how healthy is the economy?

The nation’s employers stepped up their hiring in May, adding a robust 339,000 jobs, well above expectations and evidence of enduring strength in an economy that the Federal Reserve is desperately trying to cool

The nation’s employers stepped up their hiring in May, adding a robust 339,000 jobs, well above expectations and evidence of enduring strength in an economy that the Federal Reserve is desperately trying to cool. Friday’s report from the government reflected the job market’s resilience after more than a year of rapid interest rate increases by the Fed. Many industries, from construction to restaurants to health care, are still adding jobs to keep up with consumer demand and restore their workforces to pre-pandemic levels. Yet there were some mixed messages in the jobs figures, which also showed that the unemployment rate rose to 3.7%, from a five-decade low of 3.4% in April. Read moreU.S. hiring jumped last month, but so did unemployment. So how healthy is the economy?

Stanley isn’t just getting a tan. He’s getting a new home. The Stanley Cup Final between the Vegas Golden Knights and Florida Panthers pits teams against each other who have never won the NHL championship. It’s the first time that has happened since 2018 when Vegas made it in its inaugural season before losing to Washington. While ratings aren't expected to be stellar, the series is a chance to for the league to show off its expansion beyond traditional hockey hotbeds. Game 1 is Saturday in Las Vegas. Read moreStanley Cup Final will end with a first-time NHL champion

Two-time NCAA individual champion Rose Zhang made an impressive debut on the LPGA Tour in the Mizuho Americas Open in the shadow of New York City. The 20-year-old from Stanford who has dominated women's amateur golf for more than two years shot a 2-under 70 on the Liberty National Golf Club. Zhang, whose 12 wins at Stanford were more than even Tiger Woods, announced she was turning pro last week. She is five shots off the lead held by Lauren Hartlage, who had a career-best 65. Aditi Ashok of India was second at 67. Read moreNCAA champ Zhang makes impressive LPGA Tour debut

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