House passes domestic terrorism bill after Buffalo shooting

By FARNOUSH AMIRI and KEVIN FREKING WASHINGTON (AP) — The House passed legislation late Wednesday night that would bolster federal resources to prevent domestic terrorism in response to the racist mass shooting in Buffalo, New York. The 222-203, nearly party-line vote was an answer to the growing pressure Congress faces to address gun violence and… Continue reading House passes domestic terrorism bill after Buffalo shooting

New homes take time and teamwork

Construction of a production home might take anywhere from six to nine months from the time the foundation is laid. But something that is not always obvious to the newcomer is that builders spend at least three years planning for that home and its neighboring community before construction. Even for a small neighborhood of custom… Continue reading New homes take time and teamwork

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Biden has an eye on China as he heads to South Korea, Japan

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden departs on a six-day trip to South Korea and Japan aiming to build rapport with the two nations’ leaders while also sending an unmistakable message to China: Russia’s faltering invasion of Ukraine should give Beijing pause about its own saber-rattling in the Pacific. Biden departs Thursday and is set… Continue reading Biden has an eye on China as he heads to South Korea, Japan

World shares sink after inflation driven retreat on Wall St

TOKYO (AP) — Shares declined in Europe and Asia on Thursday after a broad retreat on Wall Street triggered by worries over the impact of persistent high inflation on corporate profits and consumer spending. U.S. futures were lower, while oil prices advanced. Germany’s DAX lost 2% to 13,731.64 and the CAC 40 in Paris declined… Continue reading World shares sink after inflation driven retreat on Wall St

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OBF: Bergeron may be ready to retire, but Bruins fans hope not

The white clock tower that stood atop Arlington High School since 1937 was torn down the other day. After 85 years, it ran out of time. Before Arlington became a coven for Moonbats, it was a middle-class American enclave. Arlingtonians were once a mixture of first- and second-generation Americans, mingled with those whose ancestors fought… Continue reading OBF: Bergeron may be ready to retire, but Bruins fans hope not

‘It’s A Pretty Trying Time’: Shipping Crisis Hits California’s Walnut Industry, Forces Some Local Farmers To Turn To Other Crops

WOODLAND (CBS13) — Bulldozers are taking down acres of trees in a Yolo County orchard that’s grown walnuts for years. California is known worldwide for its walnuts — producing 720,000 tons last year alone. But right now, some growers are giving up on the classic California crop. Branch by branch, acre by acre, walnut trees… Continue reading ‘It’s A Pretty Trying Time’: Shipping Crisis Hits California’s Walnut Industry, Forces Some Local Farmers To Turn To Other Crops

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Sacramento Non-Profit That Helps Adults With Intellectual Disabilities Faces Major Worker Shortage

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — A local non-profit that helps adults with intellectual disabilities is making a desperate plea: it needs workers, and now. United Cerebral Palsy (UCP) of Sacramento and Northern California is a group filled with compassion, but the worker shortage is keeping them from carrying out their full mission. Joanne Wright, a UCP client,… Continue reading Sacramento Non-Profit That Helps Adults With Intellectual Disabilities Faces Major Worker Shortage

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FDA Authorizes First COVID Booster For Children Ages 5 To 11

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has authorized the use of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine as a booster for kids ages 5 to 11. The FDA explained the decision came as a result of more hospitalizations and long-term effects found within children in recent data. Children in this age group may now receive a booster… Continue reading FDA Authorizes First COVID Booster For Children Ages 5 To 11