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Itasca County, MNGrand Rapids Herald-Review

Itasca County removes interim COVID policy

Itasca County Commissioners authorized the abolishment of its interim COVID policy on Tuesday, eliminating emergency paid sick leaves for county employees. In order to minimize the spread of the virus associated with COVID-19, Itasca County applied up to two weeks (80 hours) of emergency paid sick leave based on the eligibility requirements established under the American Rescue Plan Act with supporting documentation. Employees who were unable to work or telework because of quarantine or isolation orders, employees who have been advised by a health care provider to quarantine, employees experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, obtaining immunization, and recovering from immunization were eligible for paid leaves.
Hooksett, NHWCAX

4-vehicle crash shuts down lanes on New Hampshire I-93

HOOKSETT, N.H. (AP) - The New Hampshire State Police say a crash involving four vehicles, including a tractor-trailer, shut down several lanes of southbound traffic on Interstate 93 near the Hooksett tolls. Four people were taken to hospitals with injuries that were not life-threatening. The state Transportation Department said the...
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Konya Metropolitan's Bicycle Applications are Explained to the World

In Konya, Turkey's bicycle city, the bicycle transportation practices of the Metropolitan Municipality are explained to the world. Konya Metropolitan Municipality, which has pioneered and exemplary works for Turkey in bicycle transportation, attended the Transportation Practitioners Meeting, which was held for the 19th time this year by PTRC Education and Research Services, which is a part of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport in London. In the meeting, which took place online, the bicycle applications of the Metropolitan Municipality were appreciated.
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East Rutherford, NJtheridgewoodblog.net

Motorcyclist Dies in Route 3 East Rutherford Crash

East Rutherford NJ, a motorcyclist died when his vehicle crashed on a ramp from Route 120 to Route 3 in East Rutherford on Wednesday afternoon. According to Deputy Chief Phillip Taormina of the East Rutherford Police Department ,East Rutherford Police were called to the scene shortly after 5 p.m. and discovered the body of the 25-year-old driver from West New York near his motorcycle.
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The Hill

Automakers to join Biden in 40 percent electric vehicle pledge: report

Three major automakers will reportedly join President Biden in a promise to make 40 percent of car sales electric by 2030. The Washington Post reported on Thursday that Ford, General Motors and Stellantis, which was previously known as Fiat Chrysler, will offer support for a shift to electric vehicles making up 40 to 50 percent of their new car sales.
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The Mary Sue

I Don’t Mean to Shock You but Donald Trump Might Not Have Donated All of His Presidential Paychecks as Promised

Some questions have been raised about Donald Trump’s promise to donate his entire presidential salary. Trump made that pledge in 2015, at the start of his campaign. He initially said he would decline to take a salary at all but the Constitution requires it, so he promised to donate it instead. And he actually did so for most of his term.
Hooksett, NHUS News and World Report

Multi-Vehicle Accident Shuts Down Lanes on Southbound I-93

HOOKSETT, N.H. (AP) — A crash involving multiple vehicles, including a tractor-trailer, shut down several lanes of southbound traffic on Interstate 93 near the Hooksett tolls, New Hampshire State Police said Thursday. The state Transportation Department said the Exit 11 southbound ramp also is closed. Traffic was diverted to the...
Beverly Hills, CAbeverlyhillscourier.com

Community Tries Out Protected Roxbury Drive Bike Lane

“I don’t always feel safe, and that’s part of the problem: that’s one of the reasons we need these protected bike lanes wherever we can,” Councilmember John Mirisch told the Courier after coming off a two-mile bike loop led by Mayor Robert Wunderlich. “Motor vehicular traffic is sometimes very fast.”
Congress & Courtsgreensboro.com

How the local N.C. delegation to Congress voted recently

WASHINGTON — Here’s a look at how area members of Congress voted recently. Medal of Honor: The House has passed a bill to authorize the building of a monument in Washington, D.C., to commemorate recipients of the military's Medal of Honor. The vote on Monday, July 26, was unanimous with 416 yeas.
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Biden to propose a return to Obama-era mileage standards

The Biden administration is on the cusp of floating draft auto emissions and mileage rules, per several reports. Why it matters: Transportation is the largest source of U.S. carbon emissions, but auto rules have been in a complex regulatory, courtroom and lobbying seesaw for years. The Trump administration scaled back...

Axios Generate

🎶 At this moment in 1975, the Isley Brothers were atop Billboard's R&B charts with today's intro tune... There's so much private equity and infrastructure fund action in the climate tech space these days that it's hard to keep up, Ben writes. Driving the news: Brookfield Asset Management yesterday closed...