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NBA DFS: Top DraftKings, FanDuel daily Fantasy basketball picks for December 7 include Kevin Durant

The New Orleans Pelicans hold the NBA's longest current winning streak at four games and look to increase that on Wednesday against the Detroit Pistons, who have won two of their last three. Even though Detroit has won just seven games overall this season and is without Cade Cunningham (shin), the Pistons have received two 30-point performances from Bojan Bogdanovic in their last two victories. Brandon Ingram (toe) is still out for New Orleans, so which other Pelicans might be worth considering from the matchup in NBA DFS lineups?
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New method reveals marine microbes' outsized role in carbon cycle

A new study led by researchers from Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences suggests that a small fraction of marine microorganisms are responsible for most of the consumption of oxygen and release of carbon dioxide in the ocean. This surprising discovery, published in Nature, came from a new method that provides unprecedented insight into these organisms that help govern complex carbon dioxide exchange between the atmosphere and ocean.

Happenings on the Hill

“Vermeer of Delft is the pinnacle of painting … in the drama of his work, the pictorial problem disappears,” Salvador Dalí once said. For the first time in art history, Johannes Vermeer and Salvador Dalí stand side by side in “Dalí/Vermeer: A Dialogue.” The exhibition at SMU’s Meadows Museum runs through Jan. 15, 2023.

Joe Montana: 49ers can win Super Bowl with Brock Purdy at QB

Add Hall of Famer Joe Montana to the list of people who believe rookie quarterback Brock Purdy can guide the San Francisco 49ers to Super Bowl LVII. "You know what, if he does what he did last week, yeah," Montana told Josh Peter of USA Today about Purdy. "As he becomes a starter at this point in time, he just has to not try to overthink things. Just go in and you don’t have to make plays. You’ve got guys on the outside that can make plays. So just relax."

One dead in house fire near Thief River Falls

PENNINGTON COUNTY, Minn. (KFGO) – A woman was found dead after a house fire was reported in Rocksbury Township south of Thief River Falls, Minnesota early Wednesday morning. The Pennington County Sheriff’s Office, Thief River Falls Police and Fire responded and extinguished the fire. The body of the woman was found in a subsequent search inside the home. No other injuries were reported and no additional information is being released by the Sheriff’s office.

Person injured in shooting on North Circle Drive

(COLORADO SPRINGS) — The Colorado Springs Police Department (CSPD) is investigating after officers were called to a shooting at around midnight Wednesday, Dec. 7. According to CSPD, on Wednesday, officers were called near the intersection of N. Circle Dr. and Palmer Park Boulevard. Officers found a victim with “at least one gunshot wound,” and they were taken to the hospital.

The full list of winners from the HR Excellence Awards 2022

Suited and booted guests gathered at The Brewery in London for the ceremony, hosted by comedian Suzi Ruffell, which followed a formal dinner reception. This year's esteemed judging panel deliberated over 19 categories in total, graded in secret and assessed by an aggregate score. The winners came from a diverse and talented group of nominees spread across the public and private sectors.

Real Estate Fresh Finds: December 7

Real Estate Fresh Finds is a weekly selection of newly-listed properties in the District, brought to you by RLAH Real Estate. Featured Property of the Week: 650 Wharf Street SW #91. “Dreaming of a unique lifestyle? Welcome to Gangplank Marina and National Debt, a 1985 Hilburn 55 Custom. This recently...
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FIA doubles F1 cost cap allowance for sprint races in 2023

Since the introduction of F1 sprint races in 2021, teams have been given additional breathing room in the budget cap make up for the extra on-track running, as well as receiving an accident allowance for major incidents in the 100km Saturday events. The matter has been a subject for debate...

Award-winning Illusive Restaurant serves up burgers and wings in Rensselaer

RENSSELAER N.Y. (NEWS10) — Illusive Restaurant and Bar is getting noticed for its elevated pub fare—from juicy bacon burgers to spice-infused wings. The Chef and Owner, Joseph Ventrice, brought his unique flavor combinations to the News10 kitchen and revealed some recipe details to News10’s Stephanie Rivas and Meteorologist Jill Szwed.

Rain to Continue Through Wednesday; Cool End to the Week Ahead

Mild showers falling across all of New England Wednesday are the result of a storm center moving through southern Canada, with its broad, counter-clockwise flow of wind around its center delivering temperatures in the 50s to much of the Northeast Tuesday. This warmth ensures all precipitation for New England falls...

Young people discouraged from working

It found 30% of young people don't feel they'll be able to meet their career ambitions, while 9% - equivalent to 227,000 people - said they never intend to start working at all. For the young people that do intend to enter the working world, many were unenthusiastic about their...