Monthly Archives: January 2022

Limiting payday loan installments is bad news for those who need them

Kent Emperor | The Detroit News Late last year, the so-called “Michiganders for Fair Lending” launched a voting initiative that would do anything but make lending fairer in Michigan. They have dubbed this monstrosity the “Michigan Payday Loan Interest Rate Cap Initiative,” which would likely put Michigan lenders out of …

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FACT FOCUS: Washington state not changing quarantine rules

A routine Washington State Board of Health meeting on Wednesday became the subject of a nationwide disinformation campaign this week as social media users, political hopefuls and conservative pundits claimed the meeting would include a vote to force unvaccinated residents into COVID-19 quarantine camps. A council communications officer said he …

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Meet the San Francisco man with the dirt inside the city’s famous dirty streets

Vincent Yuen likes to talk trash. He walks around town every day, picking it up. He keeps logbooks, showing how many he found and where. He spices up his conversation with words like “garbology”, the study of waste. His wife calls waste her greatest passion. Lucky for Yuen, he lives …

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Community foundation receives $ 19.5 million and counts for those affected by the Marshall fire

In the weeks following the destruction of more than 1,000 homes in the Marshall Fire, Colorado organizations, businesses and individuals donated millions of dollars to support Boulder County residents affected by the fire in order to fill the gaps of insurers and other government agencies. . “We predict that insurance …

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National blackout in Kenya after power line collapse

Kenya suffered a power outage, the third of its kind in four years, after a power line connecting the capital Nairobi to a hydroelectric dam was shut down. Kenya Power said the outage in its grid occurred after the collapse of the towers supporting the high-voltage power line connecting Nairobi …

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Property taxes keep rising: what retirees should – and shouldn’t – do when they can’t pay them

Whether or not the hot housing market cools – as some real estate analysts have speculated – millions of homeowners have already been burned by the spikes in property taxes that came with their skyrocketing home values. What to do if you can no longer afford your property tax According …

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LGBTQ + people have experienced higher rates of job loss and health problems during the pandemic

COVID-19 has had a disproportionate impact on the employment of minority populations, resulting in higher unemployment rates and health problems, according to a Rutgers study. The study, published in Research on sexuality and social policy, examined unemployment rates in the United States during the COVID-19 pandemic to identify the specific …

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Fewer than one in five American adults with type 2 diabetes meet heart disease risk reduction goals

In the United States, less than one in five adults with type 2 diabetes meet goals for reducing the risk of heart disease. Fortunately, the available therapies can help when combined with new approaches that address the social determinants of health and other barriers to care, according to a new …

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community comes together to celebrate the life of Alexis Hughan | News, Sports, Jobs

Pictured are tributes and memorials on display during a service on Saturday at First Covenant Church in Jamestown in honor of Alexis C. Hughan. The 15-year-old was killed in a traffic accident on New Years Eve. PJ Photos by Katrina Fuller On Saturday Lexy Hughan did what few can do …

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572 arrested during the Interpol operation in October – DCI

572 people were arrested in Kenya during the month-long Interpol operation from October 1. A statement from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) released on Sunday (January 8) said the operation had been launched to tackle illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing in Kenya’s internal waters and along the Kenyan coast. …

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