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Bay Area's migration is real, but Postal Service data shows California exodus isn't

Bay Area's migration is real, but Postal Service data shows California exodus isn't

Despite all the talk of people leaving the Bay Area during the pandemic, only a small fraction of residents have left the state, suggesting that reports of an exodus have been exaggerated, according to a Chronicle analysis of United States Postal Service data.Only 3.7% of the households and businesses that filed address changes in five Bay Area counties from March to November 2020 left California, a total of 4,264 move outs, according to the data.In contrast, and about a fifth of the 115,243 address changes went elsewhere in California. USPS didn’t provide batches of address changes from a...

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Stricter speed camera rules start Monday for Chicago drivers

Stricter speed camera rules start Monday for Chicago drivers

CHICAGO (AP) — Motorists in Chicago, the city wants you to slow down or else pay up.Stricter speed camera rules will mean tickets starting Monday for anyone driving as little as 6 mph over posted limits, .More than 52,000 warning notices were sent out in the first week of a grace period that started in January.The notices were intended to get people used to the fact they’re going to receive $35 tickets for being caught by any of more than 100 speed cameras around the city going from 6 to 9 mph too fast, according to the city’s Finance Department.Motorists caught by a camera going 10 mph...

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Chicago hunger strike against recycling plant grows: 'We're starving ourselves to save people's lives'

Chicago hunger strike against recycling plant grows: 'We're starving ourselves to save people's lives'

Activists oppose metal shredder moving to East Side, a low-income Latino community reeling from the effects of industrial pollutionSupported byTaylor MooreMon 1 Mar 2021 06.00 ESTLast modified on Mon 1 Mar 2021 14.17 ESTHunger strikers on Chicago’s Southeast Side have gone nearly four weeks without food to protest against environmental racism, and now the city is beginning to reconsider its stance on the controversial metal shredder that started it all.“I share your commitment to equity and fully understand that our frontline communities, particularly on the South and West Sides of Chicago,...

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Those With Chronic Health Conditions Feel Ignored By Wisconsin COVID-19 Vaccine Effort

Those With Chronic Health Conditions Feel Ignored By Wisconsin COVID-19 Vaccine Effort

Wisconsin Public Radio, © Copyright 2021, Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System and Wisconsin Educational Communications Board.Wisconsin Public Radio and WPR.org welcome civil, on-topic comments and opinions that advance the discussion from all perspectives of an issue. Comments containing outside links (URLs) will only be posted after they’ve been approved by a moderator. WPR.org will delete comments that violate our guidelines. Visit our social media for more information about these policies.Sponsored by:Sponsored by:

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a nostalgic mixtape (ayosi, dom baron, alex ray)

a nostalgic mixtape (ayosi, dom baron, alex ray)

JavaScript is disabledYou need to enable JavaScript to use SoundCloudAyosi, Alex Ray, and myself present you with a raw mixtape of short beats and bars. Perfect cruise length.EnjoyGenre@dee-j-man 😘😘😘2021-03-01T15:19:54Z@swarup-saha-341016196 🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽2021-03-01T11:22:45Z@t3dot thank you for the listen man. Especially being something you wouldn’t normally listen too! Appreciate it2021-03-01T11:22:22Zlove the vibe of this track🔥🔼🔼2021-03-01T09:10:18Z🖤2021-03-01T01:14:05Z@t3dot high honors, thank you sir!2021-02-28T22:19:24ZI usually don't listen to hip hop/rap with vocals but you guys are...

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Pasadena community's outpouring of love convinces longtime UPS driver to keep same route

Pasadena community's outpouring of love convinces longtime UPS driver to keep same route

Welcome, Your AccountLog Out"These people out here are my extended family," says a UPS driver who has been delivering packages to a Pasadena community for more than 30 years.By PASADENA, Calif. (KABC) -- A UPS driver has become a beloved member of a Pasadena community after delivering mail to the area for more than 30 years.He recently decided to change his route, but when hundreds of people took to social media in support of the driver, Steve Wammack, he reconsidered.Wammack decided to change his delivery route to cut down on his 90-minute commute from his house to the UPS facility that...

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EU law requires companies to fix electronic goods for up to 10 years

EU law requires companies to fix electronic goods for up to 10 years

BREAKING NEWSThis content is not available in your regionShare this articleCompanies that sell refrigerators, washers, hairdryers, or TVs in the European Union will need to ensure those appliances can be repaired for up to 10 years, to help reduce the vast mountain of electrical waste that piles up each year on the continent.The "right to repair," as it is sometimes called, comes into force across the 27-nation bloc on Monday. It is part of a broader effort to cut the environmental footprint of manufactured goods by making them more durable and energy-efficient.“This is a really big step in...

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Heavy rains lead to rescues, road closures in Appalachia

Heavy rains lead to rescues, road closures in Appalachia

AP NEWSADVERTISEMENThttps://apnews.com/article/floods-power-outages-kentucky-evacuations-tennessee-2c03eddc4918599e9bd8fa9a976c0edcClick to copyhttps://apnews.com/article/floods-power-outages-kentucky-evacuations-tennessee-2c03eddc4918599e9bd8fa9a976c0edcClick to copyRelated topicsLOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky firefighter Eddie Stacy was turning his firetruck around in the dark while responding to storm damage when he noticed a tiny light coming from the flooded Red River.It was a cellphone a woman was waving from a car inundated with water that was rising by the minute.Stacy and other...

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Viral Skateboarder 'Doggface' Has Rental Cars Broken into in San Francisco

Viral Skateboarder 'Doggface' Has Rental Cars Broken into in San Francisco

Nathan Apodaca -- AKA, Doggface, the skateboarder who went viral to "Dreams" -- is having a nightmare West Coast trip after crooks targeted his family.Sources close to the internet sensation tell TMZ ... Nate and his fam have been in the Bay Area recently on a getaway to celebrate his daughter's 14th birthday ... and all seemed to be going well until Tuesday, when he says their rental vehicles were broken into and ransacked.We got Nathan out on Hollywood Blvd. talking about the ordeal ... and although he doesn't want to let it ruin the trip, he's clearly rattled by what he calls a scary...

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This Wayne County, Michigan, program is helping exonerate people for crimes they didn't commit. Now it's going statewide

This Wayne County, Michigan, program is helping exonerate people for crimes they didn't commit. Now it's going statewide

(CNN)After spending more than 26 years in prison for a murder he didn't commit, Larry Smith was released February 4 through the Conviction Integrity Unit at the Wayne County Prosecutor's Office in Michigan. The feeling, Smith said, is "amazing, a God-given blessing." Smith is one of 27 wrongly convicted individuals who have been exonerated through the unit since it was established in 2018 by Wayne County Prosecutor Kym D. Worthy. The unit, like others around the country, was created to investigate whether there is substantial evidence that convicted individuals were wrongly accused and...

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Three-time defensive player of year JJ Watt signs with Arizona Cardinals

Three-time defensive player of year JJ Watt signs with Arizona Cardinals

Mon 1 Mar 2021 13.26 ESTLast modified on Mon 1 Mar 2021 13.28 ESTThree-time defensive player of the year JJ Watt has announced he is joining the after leaving the Houston Texans.Watt shared a photo of himself on Twitter working out in a Cardinals shirt with the caption “Source: me”. ESPN’s Adam Schefter that Watt’s deal is for two years with $23m guaranteed.The 31-year-old was released last month at his own request by the Texans, for whom he had played his entire 10-year NFL career. His departure was seen as from a franchise that has alienated or traded away its best players. The Texans’...

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Real estate: Loan default rattles bankrupt developer's San Jose project

Real estate: Loan default rattles bankrupt developer's San Jose project

By | | Bay Area News GroupSAN JOSE — A loan default has rattled a San Jose project proposed by bankrupt developer Sanjeev Acharya and his company Silicon Sage Builders, creating more financial challenges for Acharya, who is the focus of securities fraud allegations.A lender has filed a notice that a delinquent loan could trigger a foreclosure of Silicon Sage Builder properties at 2149 Alum Rock Ave. in east San Jose, according to documents filed with Santa Clara County officials.Acharya and Silicon Sage Builders have fashioned a Bay Area real estate empire that appears to have crumbled...

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‘We’re not going back’: N.Y. Black History event featuring Gerald Horne, Feb. 28

‘We’re not going back’: N.Y. Black History event featuring Gerald Horne, Feb. 28

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Invasive Treefrogs Have Snuck Into Louisiana and They Are Not Good Neighbors

Invasive Treefrogs Have Snuck Into Louisiana and They Are Not Good Neighbors

SaveOn the day Brad Glorioso and his fellow scientists began their hunt forthe invasive Cuban treefrog, they weren't sure what they'd find. They'dcome to Audubon Zoo in New Orleans after the curator of reptiles andamphibians informed them that several suspicious had been spotted on the premises. The bulky frogs appeared to be an that had—until now—been confined to Florida.Cubantreefrogs, which can grow as big as the palm of your hand, compete withnative treefrogs for shelter and are create a number of nuisances forpeople. “They get into the plumbing sometimes and people will find themin...

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Blacks/Hispanics die more of Covid, get vaccinated less

Blacks/Hispanics die more of Covid, get vaccinated less

IE 11 is not supported. For an optimal experience visit our site on another browser.March 1, 2021, 11:24 PM UTCBy Corky SiemaszkoNot long after Florida began its rollout of the vaccines, Black leaders and others began raising alarms that the first doses were finding their way into the arms of mostly white senior citizens who supported Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis, while their hard-hit communities were left in the cold.Now some numbers appear to support those suspicions.Of the 34 states that shared vaccination data by race and ethnicity, Florida ranks near the bottom in the rate at which...

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Cheerwine Zero Sugar hits the shelves :: Out and About at WRAL.com

Cheerwine Zero Sugar hits the shelves :: Out and About at WRAL.com

Published: 2021-03-01 09:44:00Updated: 2021-03-01 09:44:00What's on TapTags:By Jessica Patrick, WRAL multiplatform producer — North Carolina-based Cheerwine just gave its diet soda a new name -- Cheerwine Zero Sugar.The zero-calorie drink, which can be found in Food Lion, Harris Teeter and Lowes Foods stores in Raleigh and across the south, still uses the Splenda, or sucralose, found in Diet Cheerwine but has been updated and given a new name.According to Cheerwine, Diet Cheerwine -- now Cheerwine Zero -- has been made with Splenda for the last 20 years.Cheerwine, which was first created in...

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Some Texas workers face having their pay docked for days without power

Some Texas workers face having their pay docked for days without power

IE 11 is not supported. For an optimal experience visit our site on another browser.March 1, 2021, 10:44 PM UTCBy Leticia Miranda and Bianca BrittonTexas found itself last month that killed people and overwhelmed its electrical grid, leaving millions of people without power and water. But even under these treacherous conditions, some companies asked employees to log in to work from home or make the journey to work — or lose pay.A 43-year-old engineer, who wished to remain anonymous for fear of retaliation, told NBC News her defense company employer asked her to use vacation days or make up...

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San Francisco expects to continue indoor dining this week

San Francisco expects to continue indoor dining this week

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (KRON) — All signs are pointing to San Francisco entering the “red tier” on Wednesday.So that means many indoor activities like shopping centers and fitness centers can welcome people back in — with limited capacity.This also includes restaurants, opening indoors at 25-percent capacity.Laurie Thomas, the president of the Golden Gate Restaurant Association, joined KRON4 to talk more about all of the changes for indoor and outdoor dining and how this will help get people back to work.You can watch the full interview above.× Close Ad

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De Blasio Criticizes State Over Vaccines Going To Non-NYC Residents

De Blasio Criticizes State Over Vaccines Going To Non-NYC Residents

Open in Our AppGet the best experience and stay connected to your community with our Spectrum News app.SHARENEW YORK — The administration of Mayor Bill de Blasio highlighted vaccine statistics Monday that show that a large chunk of doses administered at state-run sites in New York City are going to people who live outside the city. At the vaccine site at the Aqueduct race track in Queens, 75% of the shots have gone to residents outside of the city. At the Javits Center vaccine site, 42% of the shots have gone to residents outside of New York City. Bill Neidhardt, de Blasio’s press...

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Virginia comes out to support Alabama Amazon workers

Virginia comes out to support Alabama Amazon workers

An informational picketer at the HQ2 construction site in Arlington. | TN LongARLINGTON, Va.—On Saturday, Feb. 20, the coordinated over 40 solidarity events around the country in support of the workers at the Bessemer, Ala., Amazon facility who are currently in the midst of a vote to unionize their workplace. The unionization campaign there, called the , is organized by the Mid-South Council of the Retail, Wholesale, and Department Store Union (RWDSU).Several events were held in Virginia to back the Bessemer workers, one next to the site of the future Amazon HQ2 in Arlington, and two others...

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More than 1 million coronavirus cases reported in D.C., Maryland and Virginia

More than 1 million coronavirus cases reported in D.C., Maryland and Virginia

ADPlease NoteThe Washington Post is providing this important information about the coronavirus for free. A line of waiting cars snaked around the parking lot of a Sterling elementary school this past weekend, the queue of vehicles stretching for blocks.“Catch a Meal Community Giveaway” was open for business, its volunteers handing out food, diapers, baby wipes, children’s clothing, toys and other items nearly a year after the pandemic began devastating the economy and the region.“You meet people who lost their job,” said April Taylor, who has been running the giveaway since last March. “You...

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Sign the Petition

Sign the Petition

started this petition to Local government and residents This petition is to re-start the initiative of having a cost effective, state of the start skatepark in our town. Skateparks are a great addition to any town. They promote creativity, exercise, and give kids and adults alike a place to skate legally vs. at your local businesses. Skateboarding is more popular and mainstream now than ever. It was going to debut in the 2020 olympics that were obviously halted. There are millions of skateboarders all around the world of all ages. For me, I believe skateboarding and having a skatepark in...

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Wesley Chapel teen is ‘going to Hollywood’ on ‘American Idol’

Wesley Chapel teen is ‘going to Hollywood’ on ‘American Idol’

/Alanis Sophia wowed the judges by singing “Anyone” by Demi LovatoWesley Chapel’s Alanis Sophia, 19, is headed to Hollywood on American Idol after winning over the judges with her cover of Anyone by Demi Lovato.“She is the best we’ve seen today,” said Katy Perry after Sophia’s audition on Sunday night’s episode of the ABC reality competition series. With her mother Katherine Sanchez by her side, the judges told Sophia they’d voted unanimously to move her on to the next phase.Sophia earlier explained to the panel that she was named after the singer Alanis Morissette, whose music helped her...

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