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Inauguration Day reaction: Local, state, national leaders usher in Biden-Harris administration

Here is how Inauguration Day was ushered in from afar by local, state and national leaders, from political, social and business spectrums via their Twitter accounts: Gov. Gavin Newsom tweeted throughout the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris: Feeling patriotic this morning. It’s a nice feeling. — Gavin Newsom (@GavinNewsom) January […]

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The ultimate guide to US marijuana legalization: The key dates to know, and which stocks could benefit the most.

Summary List Placement Joe Biden and Kamala Harris were sworn in as president and vice president, setting the stage for Democratic control of Congress and the presidency. That scenario, dubbed a “Biden Blue Wave,” is expected to provide a major catalyst for the US cannabis industry, according to analysts. Cowen analyst Vivien Azer has previously […]

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Contra Costa DA orders review of 1993 murder conviction; key witnesses recant what they said on the stand

RICHMOND — The Contra Costa District Attorney’s conviction integrity unit is reviewing whether to overturn the murder conviction of a Bay Area man in connection with a 1992 robbery and fatal shooting, after two key witnesses submitted sworn statements either recanting or changing their testimony. The unit will decide the fate of 46-year-old Ricky Godfrey, […]

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Peter Thiel bought this Miami compound on an exclusive manmade island for $18 million — see inside

Summary List Placement Tech billionaire Peter Thiel bought an $18 million Miami property in September, Becky Peterson at Insider reported. Public records show that Thiel bought the property from the former chief executive of Ford Motor Company, Jacques Nasser, through an LLC called Atlantic View Holdings. Read more: Peter Thiel bought an $18 million island […]