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Sponsored: Autopia: 2021 Mazda CX-5 gets it right

The 2021 Mazda CX-5 is the 10th year of the small sport utility vehicle. Except for the business-curtailed 2020 pandemic year, the versatile family hauler’s population has increased annually. With seven trim levels and the brand’s top-rated reliability designation from Consumer Reports, the CX-5 and several of its stablemates have catapulted Mazda far way from […]

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California close to 3 million coronavirus cases

As hospitalizations continue to decline across the state, the number of new cases being recorded has dipped slightly as county health officials continue to fight the deadly coronavirus. According to data compiled by this news organization, California counties reported 32,904 new cases and 418 new deaths for a total of 2,951,682 cases and 33,391 deaths. […]

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Trump the ripper could leave a ‘hole’ in history, say worried experts. White House records may never be complete because of the president’s habit of tearing up papers.

Summary List Placement Historians are growing increasingly concerned about collecting Trump’s White House records because of the administration’s inconsistency with preserving documents and the president’s long-standing habit of ripping up papers, the Associated Press (AP) reported Saturday. With three days left in office, Trump is expected to handover documents from his administration as is customary […]

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First-term GOP Rep. Peter Meijer says he ‘may very well have’ ended his political career by voting to impeach Trump

Summary List Placement GOP Rep. Peter Meijer of Michigan, who has been in office for less than a month, said on Sunday that he might have ended his political future by voting to impeach President Donald Trump. During an appearance on ABC’s “This Week,” host George Stephanopoulos asked Meijer if he potentially damaged his career […]

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After Trump’s Twitter ban, critics want other populists like Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro and India’s Narendra Modi booted from social media

Summary List Placement President Trump’s social media ban has opened a can of worms for tech firms who face calls from activists and academics to clamp down on other populist leaders such as Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro and India’s Narendra Modi. Trump was suspended from Facebook on January 7, a day after supporters of the president […]

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Governor’s brother-in-law arrested on suspicion of domestic violence

Bay City News Service ROSS — Joshua Irwin Schiller, Gov. Newsom’s brother-in-law, was arrested Wednesday night in Ross for alleged domestic violence, police officials said. Ross police officers responded shortly before 11 p.m. to a disturbance at a residence. Upon speaking with the residents and investigating the disturbance, responding officers determined Schiller had allegedly committed […]

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We’re freelancers who relocated to a tiny town in Maine during the pandemic. Here’s how we earned over $150,000 in 2020 while raising our toddler and enjoying local adventures.

Summary List Placement In 2019, after saving up for several years and setting aside $36,000 for our world travels, my husband, toddler, and I managed to visit 12 countries together, all while working remotely.  Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we’re no longer traveling globally and our daily routine looks a lot different. Still, the lessons […]

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Sonoma County names COVID-19 vaccine chief

By Bay City News Service Sonoma County on Friday named Dr. Urmila Shende as its COVID-19 vaccine chief, county officials announced. In that role, Shende will oversee the county’s rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine, and will be responsible for implementing a distribution strategy, coordinating vaccine administration and interfacing with health care leaders. Shende earned her […]

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As retailers like Sephora begin delivering on diversity pledges, experts say ‘much remains to be seen’ about the industry’s newest efforts to help minority-owned businesses

Summary List Placement While a slew of retailers have made public declarations to improve diversity and inclusion across their companies, experts say there is still significant work to be done to push pledges beyond lip service to make lasting change.  More than six months after protests erupted around the country, following the deaths of George […]