They came to Texas for the big houses and the barbecue

There was a lot to love about Austin when Kevin Longley moved a month and a half ago from Montgomery County to Maryland. His wife had gotten a promotion in his tech company, and their new town already had a solid reputation as a cheaper, cooler Silicon Valley. They bought …

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California Lawmakers Send Hospitals Cannabis Bill To Government (Newsletter: September 13, 2021)

Medical Marijuana Voting Measures in BN Filed; MN House poll shows growing support for legalization; ME’s record cannabis sales Subscribe to receive the Marijuana Moment newsletter delivered to your inbox every morning of the week. It’s the best way to find out which cannabis stories are shaping the day. Your …

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More and more Democrats are adopting the “progressive” label. here’s why

One particular question had been quietly running through my head for years – a question I’ve finally started to think about more seriously lately: When did the word “progressive” enter my reporting? Specifically, I started to think about it more when I covered an Ohio Democratic Congressional primary last month …

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Salt Lake Room: Let’s Talk Business: Saffron Valley

Here’s Derek Miller talking about business. With five locations in the Salt Lake City area, Saffron Valley restaurants serve authentic Indian cuisine in a warm and friendly atmosphere. Saffron Valley owner Lavanya Mahate is here to share what her restaurants have to offer the Utahns. MAHATE DE LAVANYA This year …

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Kansas finds itself in the middle of the road for COVID recovery

TOPEKA, Kansas (WIBW) – As another wave of COVID cases hits U.S. hospitals, Kansas has found itself in the middle of recovery, ranking both better and worse than its four border states . With an unemployment rate of 5.2% and around 53% of the population fully vaccinated, WalletHub.com, the personal …

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This is the best barbecue restaurant in Massachusetts

Sure, barbecue is traditionally known to be more southerly, but that doesn’t mean you have to travel south of the Mason-Dixon Line to get a quality “Q”. In fact, the folks at lovefood.com say there’s a barbecue restaurant in Massachusetts that smokes the rest. BT’s Smokehouse in Sturbridge, MA has …

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September 9 – President Joe Biden orders all companies with more than 100 workers to demand COVID-19 vaccines and tests | Fwbusiness

President Joe Biden is asking companies with 100 or more employees to make sure their employees are vaccinated against COVID-19 or test negative at least once a week before going to the workplace. Biden announced on September 9 his six-point plan to combat the pandemic, which has infected nearly 41 …

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The Tragedy of American Rural Schools

By 12:30 p.m. the high school water fountains were brown and all bathrooms in the college had also stopped working, so Henderson decided to close both schools for the day. A bell rang and Ellington stepped into the damp hallways. Water splashed over his persimmons, and other boys screamed and …

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Latest COVID-19 Spike Could Slow Utah Economic Boom, New Report Says

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) – Utah’s economic boom could slow as COVID-19 continues to spread. New data from the David Eccles School of Business shows that August is turning out to be a slower month for economic growth in Utah. Five hundred Utah households were surveyed in August. Eccles economic …

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ABLE UTAH: a new program enables people with disabilities to save and invest without losing their benefits

SALT LAKE CITY, UT. (ABC 4) – On Wednesday, September 8, the Utah Department of Workforce Services and the Utah State Treasurer’s Office announced the launch of ABLE Utah, a free savings program for tax for people with disabilities receiving needs-based benefits. “They deserve to have the same rights and …

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