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2022 General Election Guide

Between now and early October when voting gets underway, The San Diego Union-Tribune Editorial Board is planning to publish dozens of candidate Q&As and nearly two dozen commentaries connected to a handful of San Diego city ballot measures and seven state propositions on the Nov. 8 election. Keep checking back as we fill in this voter guide.
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Laundered with Kindness Day

August Collect to Contribute benefits The Khambrel Foundation’s “Laundered with Kindness Day.” The Foundation collects laundry items to be given to 82 elderly senior citizens in the Caring for Seniors program, the City of Texas City Seniors City, and The Independence Village.
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Lightning strike kills mom, injures child and dog in Florida

A Florida woman was killed Thursday by lightning that also struck her child and a dog, authorities said. The incident occurred on Thursday afternoon in Winter Springs, a small city in central Florida's Seminole County, some 15 miles north of Orlando. The Winter Springs Police Department said it received multiple reports of people possibly being struck by lightning near Trotwood Park at about 2:20 p.m. local time and deployed officers to the scene. Lightning appeared to have "hit a nearby tree, energizing the area and striking the victims," police said.

Over 9 grams of meth seized in Smith County, 1 arrested

SMITH COUNTY, Texas (KETK) – Over 9 grams of meth were seized in Smith County Thursday night, and one person is now in custody, according to officials. A Smith County Constable Precinct 4 deputy stopped to check a suspicious vehicle on Chapman Road when officials said the driver was found passed out in the front seat of the car.

Garfield Heights Recieve 1.3 Million Dollars From Governor DeWine's Ohio Violent Crime Reduction Grant Program.

Columbus, OH. - In a press release today, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced recipients of his Law Enforcement Initiative Grant. The Governor will distribute dollars to 21 communities to help them fight crime. According to the press release, Governor DeWine announced today that he is awarding $8.5 million to 21 local law enforcement agencies to help them strategically combat violence in their communities.

2022 Lute Olson Fantasy Basketball Camp

The Meet-and-Greet of the 2022 Lute Olson Fantasy Basketball Camp was took place Thursday night with current University of Arizona head coach Tommy Lloyd and Kelly Olson welcoming the former players and campers. Former players on hand were Pete Williams, Eddie Smith, AJ Bramlett, Bennett Davison, Donnell Harris, Jason Gardner...

Former BGSU star Scotty Miller clawing for spot in crowded Buccaneers’ receiver room

TAMPA — He’s made clutch plays on the biggest stage under the brightest lights. Yet former Bowling Green State University standout Scotty Miller finds himself in the precarious position of needing to prove, for the first time in his young career, that he deserves a spot on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ loaded roster. Miller said he realizes his future catching passes from the most accomplished quarterback in NFL history is far from guaranteed. But the 25-year-old former Falcon said in an interview after a recent practice he’s been preparing in new ways this summer to prolong that future. “I've always been a smaller receiver, and I wanted to focus on putting on a little bit of weight to show the coaches that I can be more versatile,” Miller said. “Not just being a deep threat, but being able to play in the slot, go over the middle, take hits, and block.”

Tom Brady's Return to Buccaneers Still Unclear, Todd Bowles Says

When will Brady return to Bucs? That's still unclear, Bowles says originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston. The greatest quarterback of all time is eight days into his personal leave of absence, and his head coach isn't sure when he'll return. Tom Brady stepped away from the Buccaneers on Aug....

Donald Trump Officially Appeals IRS Tax Record Ruling

Former President Donald Trump has officially appealed a recent ruling that he must hand over his personal tax records to the IRS. Earlier this month, the Washington DC Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously ruled that the United States House of Representatives can obtain Trump's tax records from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

Amazon closing fulfillment centers as its boom fades #amazon #marshfieldma

— Quincy Quarry — Quincy News, News about Quincy, Quincy City Hall, Corruption in Quincy MA. Amazon closing fulfillment centers as its boom fades. – News from elsewhere covered by Quincy Quarry News with commentary added. After decades of rapid growth even during – if not also because of...

Man fatally stabs wife in Ballard apartment, police say

SEATTLE - A man was arrested Thursday night after police said he fatally stabbed his wife in an apartment in Seattle's Ballard neighborhood. Officers responded to a report of a domestic violence incident in the 7000 block of 15th Avenue Northwest before 10 p.m. When police arrived, they found a...