Day: October 16, 2020

NARAL calls on Dianne Feinstein to step down from Judiciary

NARAL Pro-Choice America called for Democratic California Sen. Dianne Feinstein to step down as ranking member of the Senate Judiciary Committee following Feinstein’s comments at the conclusion of a hearing over Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination to the Supreme Court.

NARAL President Ilyse Hogue said in a statement that the nomination process is “a sham” and that Americans want the next president to be the one to fill the Supreme Court seat left vacant by

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5 at 5: Your Daily Digest for Real Estate Investing, 10/16/2020

New house sales surge, cold storage is also hot, a tale of NYC apartment buying, Seritage REIT ruminations, and some vacation rental owner advice.

In Today’s News

New House Sales Outpacing New House Starts by Historic Margin

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) says housing demand has increased so rapidly in recent months that there’s now an unprecedented gap between the number of new single-family home sales and the pace of construction starts.

Why

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How to Become an Interior Designer: A U.S. News Guide

Becoming an interior designer can lead to a fulfilling career that blends creativity and utility to serve others. Interior designers create spaces that are both aesthetically pleasing and practical, providing the solutions and functions that clients need.

Interior designers can work in a variety of settings, from architecture firms to furniture stores, and in the U.S., about a third of them are self-employed. The average salary in the interior design industry was about $61,000 as

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What I Learned on My First Trip to the Gym Since Covid-19 Lockdown

5 Plank Variations for a Full-Body Workout

Working out at home during coronavirus

At the height of the coronavirus pandemic, things like going to a restaurant or air travel were pretty much impossible. And they might still be depending on the cases in your area, your personal risk tolerance, and whether or not you have underlying conditions. Also impossible? Going to the gym.

In fact, March 15th was the last time I

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How to make your own silkscreen design for Halloween

This year has been scary enough on its own, but now people are gearing up for the year’s spookiest season.

Roam through many Tampa Bay neighborhoods and see how many folks have creatively decorated their homes for Halloween with skeletons, giant spiders and cackling animatronic ghouls. People are already wearing festive clothes, too.

But the pandemic has many people too spooked to decorate outside for fear of inviting trick-or-treaters to the door. Others don’t want

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31 Things From Walmart That’ll Help Get Your Home In The Spooky Spirit

All the festive decor and treats to make your home a spooky oasis.

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An eerie yet festive wreath you can place on

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‘Helstrom’ on Hulu: Meet new Marvel TV star Sydney Lemmon

Sydney Lemmon really, really, really wants you to vote.

The 30-year-old actress has been volunteering regularly with Knock for Democracy, calling voters in states like North Carolina and Georgia, where Democrats are in competitive House and Senate races.

Trying to talk politics with strangers sounds intimidating at a time when Americans are as polarized as ever on nearly every issue, and Lemmon admits it’s hard not be discouraged by the harsh rejections, which can feel

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Champions For Learning awards grants for teachers’ projects amid pandemic

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Vineyards Elementary first-grade students from the classrooms of Joanna Campanile and Janell Matos hold up their teachers’ grants on Friday, Oct. 16, 2020. (Photo: Courtesy of Collier County Public Schools)

Escape rooms that make learning an adventure, a student store encouraging creativity, and a new way to engage students about civics are just three Collier teacher projects that received funding Friday through Champions For Learning.

Champions For Learning awarded 141 grants totaling about $79,700 

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Cannabis influencers: Doctor of Reform

This story is part of a series of profiles, The CannaInfluencers: The people shaping the cannabis industry in the Garden State. Written by NJ Cannabis Insider reporters, the profiles will publish in the weeks leading up to the Nov. 3 election, when New Jersey voters will decide whether to legalize recreational, adult-use cannabis.

Dr. David Nathan has become a leading voice in the medical community’s conversations around drug policy reform after forming Doctors

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How Much Is Tesla’s Electric Mid-Size SUV & Should You Buy?

Here’s a closer look at Tesla’s newest electric vehicle, the Model Y, and how much buyers can expect to pay, with and without customizations.

Those who follow the Tesla brand are likely aware of its newest electric vehicle, the Model Y. However, those who are cognizant of Tesla but don’t follow the automaker’s every move, might not know that much about the company’s first electric crossover SUV. Here is a breakdown of the features and

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Some businesses opening, expanding despite pandemic hurdles

Fort Lauderdale, Fla. – First there was taco night, then barbecue sandwiches, followed by meats by the pound – all splashy marketing events to generate buzz leading up to Proof BBQ’s grand opening in the Cleveland suburbs. And then came coronavirus.

Michael Griffin already had success with a popular pizza joint in the area and was following it up with Proof BBQ, which was slated to open in March, just as most restaurants and much

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Who Are Syd and Shea McGee of Studio McGee?

We’ve all gotten used to the quarantine theme of being trapped in our homes forever embracing our personal space, and shows like Netflix’s The Home Edit and Reno My Reno have provided inspiration for how we can better use our homes for personal enjoyment while pretending we know about design. Our current obsession is the new Netflix show along those lines is Dream Home Makeover, featuring the husband and wife team of Shea and

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15 gifts you should buy now to get ahead of holiday shopping

15 gifts you should buy now to get ahead of holiday shopping (Photo: Reviewed)

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With more people opting to shop online (rather than in stores) these days because of the coronavirus pandemic, experts have predicted that holiday shopping is going to pick up much earlier in the season than usual. That means that waiting until the

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Best Walmart deals still available after Prime Day: $90 off Samsung Galaxy Watch and more

This story is part of Amazon Prime Day, CNET’s guide on everything you need to know and how to make sure you get the best deal.

Walmart’s Big Save sale, the retailer’s answer to Amazon’s Prime Day, is officially over, except for a handful of items that you can still get for a bargain. Walmart has already announced a series of November sales, however, dubbed “Black Friday Deals for Days,” so

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How do online casino dealer games work? : Augusta Free Press

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At first glance, a live casino game with online casino dealers does not differ much from the typical online casino games that you are used to playing. Regarding

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Northwood’s ‘Duck Duck’ Deaver wins Times Athlete of the Week poll

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Northwood cross country standout Lindsey “Duck Duck” Deaver became the first Lady Falcon this year to win the fifth Times online poll for Athlete of the Week, sponsored by Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers and the Shreveport-Bossier Sports Commission. 

Deaver and her Northwood supporters were able to secure 15,865 votes, a solid 37 percent of the 43,325 votes cast, in the weekly online recognition. That allowed the junior

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How Twitter Made the Hunter Biden Laptop Story Even Worse

Hunter and Joe Biden in 2016 (AP Photo/Visar Kryezir)

Hunter and Joe Biden in 2016 (AP Photo/Visar Kryezir)

How has Twitter messed things up this badly?

It has been over four years since emails hacked from the servers of the Democratic National Committee and Hillary Clinton’s campaign chairman John Podesta were leaked online, before being amplified on social media by both a naive American public and hundreds of fake Russian accounts.

In that time, Twitter has repeatedly said it has put policies in place

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8 best work-from-home tech gadgets

Whether you’ve been working from home for the past seven months or seven weeks, your space could probably use a bit of an update by now. With kids at home for online learning and more video calls for work, technical difficulties and inconveniences are probably starting to get old — but there are some simple fixes to make the work-from-home life a little bit better.

Wouldn’t it be nice if people could actually see you

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McLaren Elva Gulf Theme introduced at 2020 Goodwood SpeedWeek

McLaren tapped into its vast racing heritage to create a Gulf-themed version of the limited-edition Elva. Its partnership with the Pennsylvania-based oil company began in the 1960s, and it continues to this day.

Like every Gulf-colored car released over the past few decades, the Elva receives light blue paint with orange accents. It’s not the first model to feature this color combination, and it’s undoubtedly not the last, but it wears it particularly well. It’s

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How ‘Unsolved Mysteries’ Picked the Cases for Its Second Season

If you scroll through Unsolved Mysteries‘ Twitter mentions, you’ll find a combination of questions about criminals they’ve previously covered; armchair investigators asking for updates on the most recent mysteries; and people sharing missing person posters, local news stories, and online petitions, in the hope that it will convince the showrunners to cover a particular case. 

Whether they’re presented with an as-yet-unidentified victim of an Alaskan serial killer, a mysterious death in rural Illinois, or

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