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(ANALYSIS) Liz Cheney needs independents more than Democrats in House primary

Despite all the attention on the Dems, the numbers show that the independents are a bigger bloc for the incumbent. Jim KingWyoFile Wyoming’s Republican primary for U.S. Representative is garnering national attention. Challengers began to emerge shortly after incumbent Liz Cheney backed the second impeachment of then-President Donald Trump. His continued criticism of the former […]

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Using an ECV at Disney? Let’s rank the transport options available!

1. Ferry-boat – Lagoon of the Seven Seas Seven Seas Lagoon Ferry It was by far the easiest mode of transportation. The access ramp to the ferry is very wide. It’s not very steep. Once on the ferry, the main deck is easy to navigate. You can easily park towards the center of the boat […]

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A complete guide to buying a house

Buying a home is probably one of the most important purchases you will make in your life. It is a complex process and to do it correctly you need to have some information. Also, buying a home is not something that needs to be rushed. On the contrary, you should invest your time and resources […]

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Qathet Regional District Director Advocates for Bridges

qathet regional district council plans to send letter for lang creek improvements The Qathet Regional District Board will consider sending a letter to the Minister of Transport and Infrastructure requesting the establishment of pedestrian and cycle bridges at Lang Creek. At the Committee of the Whole on June 16, Electoral Area C Director Clay Brander, […]

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LA County primary election results show nail-biter in U.S. House – Daily News

Two weeks into the primary, some races remain biting, like US House District 37, where former LA City Councilwoman Jan Perry was still in second place ahead of Daniel Lee as he closed the gap on Tuesday, June 21 , depending on the election results. In their fight for second place, Perry got 17,893 votes […]

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Pool: The Narrow Road to Santa Fe | Frank swimming pool

A friend gave me a book he thought I would like. It was Sam Hamill’s translation of “Narrow road inland” by Matsuo To hito, Japan’s most revered haiku poet. I had read it many years ago, but was glad to open it again. Basho’s aesthetic of simplicity and appreciation of the worn and humble appealed […]

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Ask Lookout: West Cliff Rd near Natural Bridges has been a mess, it seems for years. What is the heist?

If you’ve walked along West Cliff Drive in Santa Cruz in the past five years — and it’s probably all of you — the deteriorating sidewalk near Natural Bridges State Beach, complete with cautionary tape and miscellaneous road signs, probably stood out. You have questions, we have answers. Find all Ask Lookouts by clicking on […]

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If you watched the last House hearing, you know John Eastman is a bad guy in the room.

When I listened to the last hearing on January 6, I knew that John Eastman — as the main architect of various bizarre schemes to steal the 2020 election from Joe Biden — would play a major role. The book “Peril” by Bob Woodward and Bob Costa put Eastman right in the center months ago. […]

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Man suffers burns after setting fire to his house

KOTA KINABALU: A man, believed to be mentally unstable, suffered burns to his body after setting fire to his house in Tambunan district. Igging Angkangon, 62, is said to have gone mad after an argument with his wife before deciding to burn down his house in Kg Kiukad Lotong at around 10:30 p.m. on Friday […]

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Speeding is reduced thanks to local efforts in Maryland

Speeding is one of the deadliest issues affecting road safety in America, injuring and killing pedestrians, cyclists and drivers. But, thanks to a local experiment in Maryland, this experiment could become a national example of how to reduce speeding. Three national traffic safety groups have teamed up with the Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) to […]

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Fight transportation inflation with active transportation

HIGH inflation is impoverishing millions of Filipinos and one of its main sources is transportation. Rising oil prices as well as the severe shortage of public transport are driving up transportation costs for most households. Transportation costs increased by 15% from May 2020 to May 2021, well above headline inflation of 5.4%. In urban areas, […]

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Regional governments receive subsidies for multimodal transport | Western Colorado

Country the United States of AmericaUS Virgin IslandsU.S. Minor Outlying IslandsCanadaMexico, United Mexican StatesBahamas, Commonwealth ofCuba, Republic ofDominican RepublicHaiti, Republic ofJamaicaAfghanistanAlbania, People’s Socialist Republic ofAlgeria, People’s Democratic Republic ofAmerican SamoaAndorra, Principality ofAngola, Republic ofAnguillaAntarctica (the territory south of 60 degrees S)Antigua and BarbudaArgentina, Argentine RepublicArmeniaArubaAustralia, Commonwealth ofAustria, Republic ofAzerbaijan, Republic ofBahrain, Kingdom ofBangladesh, People’s Republic […]

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Laois councilor questions legality of stones outside house

A councilor questioned the legality of landlords leaving large stones outside their properties at a recent meeting. The issue arose when Cllr Ben Brennan tabled a motion asking: ‘That Laois County Council provide an update on the stones outside a house in Coolnariska, Killeshin.’ Cllr Brennan said “it lasts a while and someone is going […]

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Women in transport talk about family pressures and industry challenges

Heather Mathiesen, vice president and general manager of Caneda Transport, remembers the day she was told that women don’t run trucking companies. His uncle told him. That didn’t scare her away from the transportation industry, however. While Mathiesen joined the family business later in her career, initially focusing on customs issues, she quickly proved herself. […]

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It’s a pleasure to see Jeff Bridges play his age in ‘The Old Man’

Although he had to take a break from filming to treat his lymphoma, Bridges brings an imminent physical presence to the show, which airs Thursday at 10 p.m. on FX and Friday on Hulu. Chase has lived his days restfully – and, as the series makes clear, urinates several times a night as the titular […]

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China and Russia are building bridges. The symbolism is intentional

Now – as Russia’s economic isolation following its invasion of Ukraine brings it closer to Beijing – that is changing, with fanfare. Last Friday, Beijing and Moscow celebrated the launch of another new link – what state media on both sides called the first road bridge over the Amur – with rockets trailing colored smoke […]

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Consultants review transportation options | Government and politics

A transportation consulting firm has been exploring ideas that could make Military Avenue safer for motorists, cyclists and walkers, as well as ways to help trucks avoid downtown Fremont. Jason Carbee, senior transportation planner for HDR in Omaha, spoke with attendees at an open house Monday night to learn about a draft of Fremont’s comprehensive […]

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House members see way forward for federal privacy law

By Allison Grande (June 14, 2022, 10:43 p.m. EDT) — House lawmakers on both sides of the aisle pledged on Tuesday to move forward with what they call the biggest chance yet of enacting long and elusive federal privacy legislation, while stakeholders demanded changes such as eliminating the ability of consumers to sue and strengthening […]

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Here’s what attorney Benjamin L. Ginsberg, a former Eagle reporter, told the House committee on January 6 | Local News

A man with ties to the Berkshires, billed to Congress and the nation as “the most prominent Republican lawyer” dealing with voting cases, said on Monday that the Trump campaign had failed completely to make its case. irregularities in the 2020 elections. Attorney Benjamin L. Ginsberg was questioned for approximately seven minutes by a member […]

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One of America’s Scariest Bridges Is in Kentucky

While researching another post about an amazing Kentucky fact, I came across a YouTube video of a bridge in the Bluegrass state that some people are afraid to cross. Location and dimensions of the Brookport Bridge The bridge is almost 100 years old and connects Paducah, KY to Brookport, IL over the Ohio River. Brookport […]

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The Alaska US House special primary voting deadline is Saturday. Here is the latest.

People cast their ballots for the United States House Special Primary Election at the Alaska Electoral Division in Anchorage on Saturday, June 11, 2022. (Emily Mesner/DNA) Update: We posted a new story with results here. • • • Saturday is the last day for Alaskan voters to vote in the special 48-person U.S. House primary […]

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City official: State transit agencies block progress on street safety

The leader of the National League of Cities’ transportation efforts told a congressional panel that state transportation policies often prevent local governments from producing safer streets. Elaine Clegg, president of the Boise, Idaho City Council, said Wednesday that rigid state and local policies were designed to ensure cars and trucks can go fast, not to […]

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Once the House passes sweeping gun legislation, would it consider a more modest deal with the Senate?

LLast week, the House passed a series of laws that would raise the required purchase age for semi-automatic weapons from 18 to 21 and ban high-capacity magazines and reserve stocks for civilian use, as well as other restrictions. Proponents said the measure would reduce Gun violencewhile opponents said Congress should bolster school safety and improve […]

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Grab takes on Google with in-house mapping solution it aims to bring to market

Grab takes on Google with an in-house mapping solution it aims to market. (Photo by ROSLAN RAHMAN / AFP) Currently, GrabMaps powers Grab services in seven of the eight countries in which it operates. The amusement ride giant plans to be fully powered by its own mapping technology by the third quarter of this year. […]

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Jeff Bridges and co-star Amy Brenneman reunite at The Old Man premiere, after nearly dying from COVID

Costars Jeff Bridges and Amy Brenneman looked their best as they attended the premiere of The Old Man on Wednesday. The actors, 72 and 57, walked the red carpet in their fashionable looks as they celebrated the upcoming series. It comes after The Big Lebowski star revealed he nearly died from catching COVID-19 while undergoing […]

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Supervisors order 2 county bridges closed for repairs

By STEVE SWOGETINSKY Two county bridges were closed following the state’s biannual bridge inspection. At their Monday meeting, the Board of Supervisors closed bridges on Route 167 (near Highway 19 North) and Route 171 near Marty Stuart Drive. The two turned out to have problems with the piles. County Administrator Jeff May said the county […]

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“The Narrow Road Through the Backcountry”: Walking with Bashō on a Journey of Invention

Matsuo Bashō’s masterpiece The narrow road through the hinterland is a travel diary based on a five-month, 24,000 kilometer trek through Japan. The classic work, however, incorporates much literary invention, influenced by writings of the past. Almost a work of fiction Matsuo Bashō was around 45 years old in May 1689 when he embarked on […]

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WalMart expands transportation partnerships with electric and hydrogen vehicle pilots

By Tina Bellon and Siddharth Cavale (Reuters) – Retail giant Walmart Inc said on Wednesday it was expanding its transportation pilot projects with makers of electric, hydrogen and natural gas vehicles, including Cummins Inc and Daimler Truck’s Freightliner. The partnerships, which add to previously announced transportation ties, are part of Walmart’s 2040 goal to achieve […]

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FAA Transportation Worker Exception Covers Airline Ramp Agents, US Supreme Court Rules | Jackson Lewis CP

People employed as ramp workers who frequently handle cargo for an airline are “transportation workers” exempt from federal arbitration law (FAA), the US Supreme Court has ruled. Southwest Airlines Co. vs. Saxon, n° 21-309 (June 6, 2022). Therefore, employees are not required to arbitrate their wage hour claims under the FAA, but may still be […]

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House fails to override pot veto

The House of Representatives failed to override the veto on the personal use of marijuana. | DBT PHOTO BY JACOB OWENS DOVER — After a three-hour caucus, the Delaware House of Representatives failed to overturn Gov. John Carney’s veto on legalizing the personal use of marijuana. The final vote on HB 371, held Tuesday night, […]

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Jeff Bridges & John Lithgow in FX Thriller – The Hollywood Reporter

Dan Chase, the protagonist of the new drama from FX The old man, is on the run. He’s being chased – see what they did there? — by multiple US government agencies, at least one murderous contractor, and international adversaries. He’s a smart man, but his main antagonist is time – a past that catches […]

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FAA transportation worker exception covers airline ramp agents, U.S. Supreme Court has ruled

People employed as ramp workers who frequently handle cargo for an airline are “transportation workers” exempt from federal arbitration law (FAA), the US Supreme Court has ruled. Southwest Airlines Co. vs. Saxon, n° 21-309 (June 6, 2022). Therefore, employees are not required to arbitrate their wage hour claims under the FAA, but may still be […]

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Why I chose to do my apprenticeship contract internally

Newly qualified legal counsel Laiana Alleyne explains why city law isn’t the ultimate solution Throughout my college life, my general understanding of the path to becoming a lawyer in the UK was limited to attending a ‘good’ university and then undertaking a training contract with a ‘good’ company in town. Although I was fortunate to […]

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Then and Now Gallery: Then and Now: Howard Street Bridges – June 5, 2022

The Howard Street Bridge over the South Channel of the Spokane River in downtown Spokane was the first downtown river bridge, built around 1881, a full decade before the first wooden Monroe Street Bridge. Prior to this, locals had to use a ferry that operated just east of Division Street or use their own boat […]

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Senate, House members unveil long-stalled data privacy bill

WASHINGTON — A bipartisan group of House and Senate lawmakers reached an agreement Friday on data privacy legislation, proposing a bill that would allow users to opt out of targeted ads and sue internet companies that sell inappropriately their data. The legislation, however, faces a steep climb to become law. Lawmakers — Sen. Roger Wicker, […]

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House bill would allow military to perform and fund abortions

More than 80 Democratic lawmakers introduced a bill on Friday that would allow military medical facilities to perform and pay for abortions for service members and dependents, even if Roe v. Wade is canceled. The Military Access to Reproductive Care and Health Act, or MARCH, for military service members, would ensure abortion remains available to […]

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Citizens bring transportation concerns to Henrico supervisors

Henrico County Administrative Building at West Henrico Government Center. (Photo by Analise Beres for the Henrico Citizen) Several residents of Henrico raised concerns about public safety and transportation with Henrico’s Board of Supervisors at its May 24 meeting. Lakeside resident Lori Valente Coffey spoke about road safety and drainage issues in the neighborhood. She read […]

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Swindon House can be used for those in need of care

A bungalow in a suburban street in Swindon can be used as a home for up to six people receiving professional care. Permission was granted by Swindon Borough Council despite objections from nearly 50 neighbors and the local parish council. Swindon Borough Council has granted a certificate of legal use to the Whitehorse Care Trust […]

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‘The Old Man’ review: Jeff Bridges struggles in routine FX drama

Don’t sleep on dogs, though. One last game. One last robbery. One last job. Movies and TV are full of swansongs, many of which serve to resurrect retired characters or shine a light on actors beloved by retirees. “The Old Man,” starring Jeff Bridges as a former CIA agent brought out of hiding, sits firmly […]

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How Clint Eastwood saved Madison County bridges from production limbo

Eastwood was connecting to something changing in the world and himself. He wasn’t a baby boomer, but many of his fans were, and they were stirred by his fall musings. With era-defining musicians like Neil Young (“Harvest Moon”), Paul Simon (“The Rhythm of the Saints”) and Don Henley (“The End of the Innocence”) leaning into […]

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Gainey plan for Pittsburgh bridges will meet overstretched city department

When a city councilman asked Kim Lucas, the new director of the Pittsburgh Department of Mobility and Infrastructure [DOMI] what her department needs to be successful, she said the department has “a real core capacity issue.” “We have three people who are responsible for over 800 sets of public steps, 150 city-owned bridges, over 400 […]