Day: November 22, 2020

College students decide between family, safety, and school protocols this Thanksgiving

Samantha Moore, a student at Missouri Western State University, is doing Thanksgiving a little different this year.

After testing positive for Covid-19 earlier this month, the 21-year-old has decided to skip the usual family-filled festivities she’d grown up enjoying this time of year.

“We normally spend Thanksgiving with my mom’s side of the family,” Samantha said of her Thanksgivings home in Bellevue, Nebraska. “Then the Saturday after we go to my dad’s parents and we

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Joe Biden’s First Cabinet Picks Expected To Be Announced Tuesday

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden’s first Cabinet picks are coming Tuesday and planning is underway for a pandemic-modified inauguration in January as his team moves forward despite roadblocks from the Trump administration.

Ron Klain, Biden’s incoming chief of staff, offered no details Sunday about which department heads Biden would first announce. The Associated Press has reported that Biden could name his nominee for secretary of state or treasury secretary this coming week.


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Village commission to consider Kwik Trip proposal | Local News

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PLEASANT PRAIRIE — The Plan Commission on Monday night will consider the final site plan for the village’s fifth Kwik Trip location.

According to the agenda for the 5 p.m. online meeting, the store will be located within the Main Street Market Development, west of Old Green Bay Road at 102nd Street.

Residents who wish to view the meeting can register at The meeting also can be accessed by

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21 problem-solving gadgets that’ll help make your tech troubles disappear

When’s the last time your phone died while you were away from home? Have you ever shattered your screen? What about when all the charging cords in the house mysteriously disappear?

The good news is there’s a smart solution for most tech problems. Tap or click for my answers to five common tech frustrations, like spotty Wi-Fi and scanning documents from home.

Some questions need more attention. You can ask me

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Biden’s 1st Cabinet picks expected Tuesday amid roadblocks


President-elect Joe Biden leaves St. Ann Parish, Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020, in Wilmington, Del.


President-elect Joe Biden’s first Cabinet picks are coming Tuesday and planning is underway for a pandemic-modified inauguration in January as his team moves forward despite roadblocks from the Trump administration.

Ron Klain, Biden’s incoming chief of staff, offered no details Sunday about which department heads Biden would first announce. The Associated Press has reported that Biden

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Baby Yoda, Super Mario Monopoly And 4 More Deals On Holiday Gifts

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It’s been a year, people. 2020 has redefined our most rote behavior and basic day-to-day habits—from dining out to all things WFH. The holidays have a new look too, and we’re here to help. Not just to make it easier to navigate the weirdness of online company parties, but to

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Zillennial entrepreneur: If you’re technology-averse, Sam Corso of Tech Suite is the guy you need to meet

(Zillennials — part of Gen Z — exhibit independence and decisiveness, and are more likely to focus on solving problems and creating ideas, says Joseph Pidoriano, 23 and a businessman himself. The New Dorp resident is one of four young entrepreneurs who we’ll be highlighting who head up local businesses and are demonstrating insight and perspective into their professions during a challenging time.)

Today: Meet Sam Corso of TechSuite

TechSuite is a full-service software consulting

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Make your home cleaner for less with Dyson’s fall sales

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If you happen to have been spending a lot of time indoors at home lately — either because of the colder weather or, um, you know what — then you’ve probably noticed that your home isn’t quite as spick-and-span as you thought when you were spending most of the day at work, school or out and about. Your allergies are flaring up, and the dust bunnies seem to be propagating like, well, bunnies.

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You need to play this classic flight sim for free on Nintendo Switch ASAP

“Make it crash or something,” Bart tells Milhouse of his remote-control plane in the classic Simpsons episode “Bart After Dark.”

Milhouse responds, “perfectly level flying is the supreme challenge of the scale model pilot.”

While that answer doesn’t sit well with Bart, Milhouse is absolutely correct. It is hard to get a plane to fly level, and the feeling of accomplishment that you get when you can finally do it is more rewarding than any

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Zappa film a ‘Frank’ look at visionary iconoclast who had his musical epiphany as a teen in San Diego

Over the decades since Frank Zappa’s death in 1993, his family has been approached by an array of filmmakers who wanted to make a definitive documentary about the legendary music maverick and his genre-blurring legacy.

More than a few were obsessive Zappa fans who hoped to gain access to his fabled vaults. Housed in the sprawling basement of the Zappa family home, a treasure trove of thousands of hours of rarely or never-before-seen or heard

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Tinkerbell Lantern is “little jar of hope”

Caitlyn Nichols has one of the coolest jobs in the theater world. As prop master for Playful People Productions, the nonprofit San Jose theater company geared toward kids and families, she gets paid to tinker and craft. Add to that her role as a general technician at Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom Park — she’s the Muppet doc and helps Tinkerbell fly — and you can see why we’re a bit starstruck.

Now, the San

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5 Tennessee Titans prop predictions for Week 11

The Tennessee Titans (6-3) are at M&T Bank Stadium to take on the Baltimore Ravens (6-3) in an AFC Divisional Round rematch. Kickoff is set for 1 p.m. ET. Here are five prop bets for the Titans you can make, courtesy of BetMGM.

Also see: Titans at Ravens odds, picks and prediction

Tennessee Titans Week 11 prop bet predictions

Odds via BetMGM; access USA TODAY Sports’ betting odds for a full list. Lines last updated

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32 Useful Impulse Buys You Probably Won’t Regret

Just because you didn’t know it existed until right now, doesn’t mean you don’t need it.

We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of

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The best iPad games of 2020 you need to play


Have you tried Among Us yet?


Believe it or not, the iPad is now 10 years old, and now has a games library comparable to any gaming console. 

If you’re interested in exploring gaming options on your iPad, we’ve got a list of some of the best games to get you started. Some, but not all, iPad games are available as part of Apple’s gaming subscription service, Apple Arcade. Others are available to

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30 Michigan wines that pair perfectly for the holidays

It’s no big secret that our holiday get togethers and family dinners will look a little different this year.

Maybe that’s a good excuse to explore the world of Michigan wine, which keeps growing every year in popularity, and acclaim.

We reached out to our Top 10 picks for Michigan’s Best Winery, and we asked reps to recommend three wines that would pair perfectly with holiday meals through New Year’s Eve.

We asked them for

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Cuzen Matcha whisks up the freshest matcha tea at home


A unique design for a unique up of tea.

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The Cuzen Matcha is a $370 kitchen appliance with one job: to whisk up a freshly ground serving of the bright-green Japanese signature tea. It’s expensive, it’s beautiful, and it delivers one heck of a tasty cup of nutrient-packed tea. 

If you’re looking for something to give your caffeine routine a jolt — and if you really like green tea — this little machine

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It’s going to be up to us to help stem the COVID-19 surge, and that starts with celebrating Thanksgiving differently [editorial] | Editorials


The United States passed a terrible milestone last week: More than a quarter of a million Americans have died because of COVID-19. In Lancaster County, COVID-19 cases increased alarmingly. And, as the week ended, Pennsylvania neared the 300,000 mark in cases, and Lancaster County’s total case count exceeded 13,500. More than 460 COVID-19 cases have been reported at Lancaster County schools.

You may be tired of the pandemic. We are tired of the

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Deborah Lucchesi Benjamin | Obituaries

This is a short story of Deborah Lucchesi Benjamin. Deb was a wonderful woman that was loved, is missed, and will always be cherished. Our “Bubbie” as she liked to be called by her grandchildren, was an amazing wife, mom, daughter, grandparent and a cook like no other could be.

Deb’s story starts in 1932, the youngest child to Benjamin and Esther Magid. She was a creative, dynamic and inquisitive child, growing up in the

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How virtual teachers in Battle Creek have turned homes into classrooms



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Jason Gilbert woke up at 5:30 a.m. Thursday and began the day in the glow of his laptop screen from his bed as he checked emails from some of his roughly 140 students.

By 7 a.m. – after his daily morning smoothie – the Lakeview eighth grade social studies teacher was sitting at his tidy desk in his family room. There, he orchestrated his virtual classroom

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Virginia Chadwyck-Healey on Lucy and Yak, the ‘woke’ brand which will bring joy to your wardrobe

Blue boiler suit, £80; Lilac fleece, £45; Pink corduroy dress, £44, all Lucy and Yak

This may seem like the most “woke” brand I have yet featured, but I chose it because it stands for so much that is good in our British fashion industry. Chris and Lucy started with £300 and a lot of trepidation as to whether their dream would take shape. It has. “When we had to take on a 10,000 sq

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