O'FALLON, Mo. (AP) — Parts of the Mississippi River are so low from weeks of drought that barge traffic is being limited at the worst possible time — as crop harvests begin. The National Weather Service predicts the reading at Memphis, Tennessee, will reach its second-lowest level ever by Oct. 13. Corn and soybeans harvested in the early fall need to be moved, and barges are vital in getting the commodities from one place to another.
The House on Thursday approved sharply scaled-down legislation targeting the dominance of Big Tech companies by giving states greater power in antitrust cases and increasing money for federal regulators. The bipartisan measure, passed by a 242-184 vote, pales in comparison with a more ambitious package aimed at reining in Meta, Google, Amazon and Apple and cleared by key House and Senate committees. The more limited bill would give states an upper hand over companies in choosing the location of courts that decide federal antitrust cases.
Receiver Mike Evans is back with the Buccaneers after serving his one-game suspension for his role in an altercation with Saints cornerback Marshon Lattimore in Week Two. He spoke to the media on Thursday about what happened and said that he has to be better in those situations. “I’ve got to be smart [for] my [more]