Mardi Gras parades don’t meet COVID guidelines, won’t happen in 2021 city says

Mayor LaToya Cantrell said last week that Mardi Gras 2021 is “not canceled, just different.” That verbiage is reflected on the website.

NEW ORLEANS — Mardi Gras parades seem highly unlikely to occur in the 2021 season is the message being spread by the city of New Orleans after a post on its web site became social media fodder Tuesday and social posts from the city said that there would be no parades in 2021. 

The news seemed to catch some people off guard but City spokesman Beau Tidwell said it shouldn’t have and that the messaging has been consistent. 

Tidwell, in a press briefing on Tuesday, said the city has always said that gatherings of 250 or more people are not permitted under the current guidelines and that it has been seeking alternatives to the traditional celebrations that are rife with large crowds in close quarters. 

“None of this

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Here’s What Analysts Think Will Happen Next

Computer Programs and Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CPSI) defied analyst predictions to release its quarterly results, which were ahead of market expectations. The company beat both earnings and revenue forecasts, with revenue of US$68m, some 7.0% above estimates, and statutory earnings per share (EPS) coming in at US$0.36, 54% ahead of expectations. Following the result, the analysts have updated their earnings model, and it would be good to know whether they think there’s been a strong change in the company’s prospects, or if it’s business as usual. Readers will be glad to know we’ve aggregated the latest statutory forecasts to see whether the analysts have changed their mind on Computer Programs and Systems after the latest results.

View our latest analysis for Computer Programs and Systems


Taking into account the latest results, the current consensus from Computer Programs and Systems’ nine analysts is for revenues of US$282.2m in 2021, which would

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Apple Event to Unveil First Apple Silicon Macs Could Happen on November 17

Apple will hold another digital event on November 17 to announce its first Apple Silicon powered Macs, according to frequent leaker Jon Prosser.

Apple has already said that this year it intends to introduce the first Mac powered by an ‌Apple Silicon‌ chip instead of an Intel processor. One thing it hasn’t revealed is the date it will be announced. According to Prosser’s source, that date is November 17. “You should see this confirmed with an announcement on Tuesday, November 10,” added Prosser in a followup tweet.

Another known unknown is which Mac model will feature the first custom Arm-based Mac processors. Bloomberg‘s Mark Gurman has said it will be a notebook, but rumors have conflicted on whether it will be a new 13-inch MacBook Pro, a new MacBook Air, or a revived 12-inch MacBook.

Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo believes the 13-inch ‌‌MacBook Pro‌‌ and ‌‌MacBook Air‌‌

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