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China further relaxes Covid rules after protests

Cities across China further unwound Covid restrictions Friday, loosening testing and quarantine rules in the wake of nationwide protests calling for an end to lockdowns and greater political freedoms. In the wake of the unrest across China, a number of cities have begun loosening Covid restrictions, such as moving away from daily mass testing requirements, a tedious mainstay of life under Beijing's stringent zero-Covid policy.
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Woman who allegedly threatened to blow deputy’s head off found in Cuyahoga County

LOGAN – In a criminal case that appears to have sat dormant in Hocking County Common Pleas Court for the last 20 months, the county prosecutor’s office has requested that a summons to court be issued to a Circleville woman who is facing local charges for having allegedly threatened in late 2020 to do serious violence to a county sheriff’s officer. Nicole Rene McCray, 37, was charged back in December 2020 with making a terroristic threat. She was alleged to have left a phone message...
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KTLO

The Christmas Cabin is in full swing!

1151 East 9th Street (Highway 5 South), Mountain Home. Carl Wayne’s Christmas Cabin is overflowing with the holiday’s best décor and gifts including a great selection of Old World Christmas ornaments!. Fully stocked with beautiful Poinsettias! Not just the classic red but pink, white, burgundy and marble.
MOUNTAIN HOME, AR
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Dead Cells+ Is Out Now on Apple Arcade as an App Store Great Alongside Big Holiday Updates for Many Games

Alongside Dead Cells+, many notable games have gotten holiday themed updates. Crossy Road Castle version 8.5 is out now adding in the Sticker Book with more than 100 achievements to unlock all the stickers. Temple Run: Puzzle Adventure brings in 60 new puzzles, new tournaments, and new treasure trove items in today’s update. Angry Birds Reloaded gets into the holiday mood with Red’s Holiday Calendar, Pie Hard part II, and 45 new levels. LEGO Star Wars: Castaways brings in an exclusive holiday event letting you earn holiday-themed minifigures, a new winter look for the island hub, a new Holosims level, new enemies, and more.

Try a new cookie this holiday season...

Downtown Edenton’s homes and shops are sprinkled with twinkling lights and greenery as the town prepares for two weeks of holiday merriment. Just the right touch of chill adds the perfect setting for Thursday’s Sip and Shop, followed by a Kick-Off to Christmas on Friday with the Tree Lighting, Santa’s Arrival and a Lighted Boat flotilla. A parade on Saturday completes the weekend’s events, which all lead to the grand...

Girls Water Polo: Wilson Tops Harvard-Westlake to Stay Unbeaten

The562’s coverage of water polo & swimming is sponsored by the Aquatic Capital of America Foundation. Extending their season win streak to three, the Wilson girls water polo team secured a 9-7 victory over Harvard Westlake on Wednesday night at CSULB. The first quarter saw the Bruins jump out...
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New Village Arts Center Opening Events

Tony Award winning Best Play (2019) “The Ferryman” by Jez Butterworth. Dea Hurston New Village Arts Center opening events. January 27 at 10:30am: Dedication and Ribbon Cutting. January 28 from 12-4pm: Grand Re-Opening Community Celebration. New Village Arts (NVA), North County’s cultural hub, will present playwright Jez Butterworth’s...
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Rolls-Royce Uses Hydrogen Produced With Wind and Tidal Power to Test Jet Engine

The test was carried out at an outdoor site in the U.K. and used a converted regional aircraft engine from London-listed Rolls-Royce. The hydrogen came from facilities at the European Marine Energy Centre in Orkney, an archipelago in waters north of mainland Scotland. Hydrogen has a diverse range of applications...
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San Marcos Park & Rec December Events

Join us for the San Elijo Hills south tour hike. A Moderate 5-6 mile hike will start at San Elijo Hills Park and take in a circle tour of the San Elijo Hills area. Trails to be explored will include the Canyon, Copper Creek, Wild Canyon and Make–A–Wish trails.
SAN MARCOS, CA

Sheriff Manning offers tips for safe shopping

“It’s the holiday season and shoppers are crowding stores and shopping online for the latest gadgets and to find the best deals,” said Martin County Sheriff Tim Manning. He wants shoppers to consider their safety when shopping in-person and online. “This time of year attracts more shopping-related criminal activity because of larger crowds and extended store hours,” he said. “These factors, and the usual distraction of shopping, create a more...

The power of movies...

In a society so dominated by our smartphones and social media, it’s sometimes easy to overlook the power of movies. From the first film in 1888 to the massive digital blockbusters that sweep across IMAX theaters today, we have it so good and some of us don’t even realize it. Streaming services allow people to watch virtually any movie they want, with any stragglers being found on rental services. I...

Tis’ the season to... rethink...

Thanksgiving was the prelude to the coming of Christmas. Emotions are heightened and money is being spent left and right. Driving in and out of town to locate certain herbs and spices for that special dish. People pushing shopping carts up and down the aisle under the influence of “it’s all about me so get out of my way.” Thanksgiving is followed up by the notorious “Black Friday” deals, which...
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Teenagers, aged 15 and 16, charged with murdering 16-year-old boys

Two teenagers, aged 15 and 16, have been charged with the murders of 16-year-olds Charlie Bartolo and Kearne Solanke just a mile apart in south-east London, the Metropolitan Police said. Kearne was knifed in Titmuss Avenue, Thamesmead, and Charlie was found in Sewell Road, Abbey Wood, on Saturday. The Metropolitan...
NBC Washington

Elon Musk Suspends Kanye West's Twitter Account After Posting Picture of a Swastika

Hours after tweeting a now-deleted picture of an apparent Swastika inside a star of David, Kanye West's Twitter account was suspended, Twitter's CEO Elon Musk confirmed Thursday night. "I tried my best. Despite that, he again violated our rule against incitement to violence. Account will be suspended," Musk tweeted while...

Williamston Mayor helps deliver Thanksgiving boxes

Williamston Mayor Joyce Whichard-Brown, delivered approximately 120 Thanksgiving boxes to Williamston citizens on Monday, Nov. 21. This is the fifth year of doing what she loves so much, she said. “That’s seeing the appreciation and smiles on the faces of people receiving the boxes, which contained a whole turkey or ham (their choice), along with all the other trimmings for a complete family Thanksgiving meal,” she added. ...
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PnB Rock Net Worth in 2022, Age, Height, Songs, lyrics

PnB Rock Net Worth: American rapper, singer, and song writer PnB Rock is primarily known for his popular songs in the music industry. Hits like “Fleek” and “Selfish” charted at #51 on the Billboard Hot 100 in the United States, propelling him to prominence. The XXL Freshman Class of 2017 was comprised of PnB.
Minot Daily News

New future ahead for Minot restaurants

The hybrid restaurant and bar High Third, located at 7 1st St. SE, in downtown Minot, has permanently closed. The establishment was a nod to 1920s’ Minot and the red -light/bootlegging district, known for its “Little Chicago” style during the Prohibition era. Fully equipped with a roof...
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