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NHL

Gameday Preview: Blue Jackets vs Sabres

Columbus finishes the second half of a back-to-back tonight against Buffalo on national TV. With a 1-4-1 record in their last six games, the Blue Jackets will look to get some traction going tonight when they welcome Buffalo to Nationwide Arena for their first meeting of the season with the Sabres. Columbus plays three home games in the next five days before heading out for five road games in six before the Christmas holiday break. The team's moms also will be in town for the last game of the moms trip.
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Australia and US take realist approach to regional influence

Foreign Minister Penny Wong and Defence Minister Richard Marles met with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III for the Australia-United States Ministerial Consultations (AUSMIN) in Washington, DC, on December 6. While there is notable continuity with last year’s agenda, this year’s AUSMIN clearly bears the Albanese government’s foreign and defence policy imprint – one that has a receptive audience in the Biden administration. With greater military co-operation, and a priority on climate action, the meeting outlines an agenda to vigorously compete with China for regional influence while advancing the alliance’s long-standing defence...
NPR

China announces a roll-back of its strict anti-COVID-19 measures

BEIJING — In a sharp reversal, China has announced a series of measures rolling back some of the most draconian anti-COVID-19 restrictions. The Wednesday announcement includes limiting the scale of lockdown to individual apartment floors and buildings, rather than entire districts and neighborhoods. People who test positive for the...
Yardbarker

Broncos Worked Out Five Players

Warring, 25, is a former third-round pick of the Texans back in 2019 out of San Diego State. He was in the third year of his four-year, $3,412,204 rookie contract that included an $892,204 signing bonus when Houston waived him. The Patriots claimed him off of waivers from the Texans...
DENVER, CO
nocarolinachronicle.com

Accomplishments For 2022 Include Downtown Streetscape Plan

The Greensboro Planning Department has released its second annual GSO2040 Comprehensive Plan implementation report. The report lists progress made on the goals of the GSO2040 Comprehensive Plan. One of those goals is to increase the availability of housing, and the report notes that in the past 18 months the city has approved nearly 8,000 new housing units through rezoning and annexation.
GREENSBORO, NC
KTVZ

Mirror Pond Fish Passage Advisory Committee meets next week to discuss ‘decision tool’

BEND, Ore. (KTVZ) -- On Thursday, Dec. 15, from 10 a.m. to noon, the City of Bend’s Mirror Pond Fish Passage Advisory Committee will host a virtual meeting to review and discuss details of the decision tool that the committee will use to make a recommendation on the preferred fish passage option at the Newport Dam, which is the instream infrastructure that creates Mirror Pond.
BEND, OR
capecod.com

10 Ways to Deal With Siblings Who Don’t Help With Aging Parents

When the health of an elderly parent starts to decline, typically one sibling steps in to become the primary caregiver. The demands start out small. Care is easy at first. But as care demands more time and money, stress builds and so can resentment toward non-contributing family members. Old rivalries and jealousies raise their head and get in the way. The fights are typically over money and time, the two elements contributing the most to caregiver stress. So what do you do?
Valley Roadrunner

Rincon Chairman visits Valley Center Republicans

The Valley Center Republicans hosted Chairman of the Rincon Band of Luiseño Indians, Bo Mazzetti, at their November 29 meeting at VC Community Hall. Chairman Mazzetti shared the plight the Rincon Tribe endured for over 40 years in restoring water rights to the San Luis Rey River that were taken from them. The struggle to finalize the agreement that the tribes and water districts worked out was a nightmare of legal and bureaucratic wrangling with the federal government. Mazzetti told the group: “Today, I am proud I can report to my elders that we have justice at last.”
VALLEY CENTER, CA

Wyoming High School Boys Swimming Scoreboard: Dec. 9-10, 2022

BUFFALO TRIANGULAR – Buffalo, Douglas, Lander. LARAMIE RELAYS – Campbell County, Cheyenne Central, Cheyenne East, Cheyenne South, Green River, Kelly Walsh, Laramie, Natrona County, Rock Springs, Sheridan, Thunder Basin. LYMAN INVITE – Kemmerer, Lyman, Sublette County. POWELL QUAD – Cody, Newcastle, Powell, Worland. RAWLINS DOUBLE DUAL...
WYOMING STATE

China Eases Covid Restrictions on Travel and Production

BEIJING — In a significant easing of Covid controls, the Chinese government said Wednesday that people will no longer need to show negative virus tests or health codes in order to travel between different parts of the country. Chinese authorities also said that unless an area is designated as...

New Jersey is Sending Not Just One Payment, but Two

What does an extra $2,000 sound like right now, just before Christmas? This is exactly what will happen to about a million New Jersey residents. Why? Governor Phil Murphy has approved a $500 tax credit known as the Middle-Class Tax Credit. So that’s $500 for many New Jersey citizens. In addition, many tenants and homeowners […] The post New Jersey is Sending Not Just One Payment, but Two appeared first on Food Contessa.
NEW JERSEY STATE

Supreme Court to Take up Major Elections Case

The Supreme Court is taking up a case with the potential to fundamentally reshape elections for Congress and the presidency. The justices are hearing arguments Wednesday over the power of state courts to strike down congressional districts drawn by the legislature because they violate state constitutions. Republicans from North Carolina...
NORTH CAROLINA STATE