Another EV Maker Is Going Public. This One Is Trucks and Buses.

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Some of the electric vehicle startups that have gone public in 2020 have resembled business plans more than businesses, with years to go before having production models on the road, let alone profits to show for it. Many are great business plans no doubt, and that’s how companies are built. But not all investors are eager to bet on

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4 Simple Tips To Enhance Your Online Charisma

A good speaker vs. a great speaker

When asked what differentiates a good speaker from a great speaker, the answer is often the same: charisma or presence. Indeed, if what you say can make you a good speaker, the way you say it can make you a great speaker. For once, popular intuition and scientific findings point to the same conclusion.

When asked what makes a speaker charismatic, the answers are more contrasting. While many

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Falls Tower Camperdown penthouse sells for $2.97M; hockey is back; Hartness breaks ground | Greenville Business

The sale of a penthouse condo at Falls Tower Camperdown was completed Nov. 24 for $2,970,000, according to multiple real estate listing websites and the agent representing the buyer.

The more than 5,400 square foot residence is listed with the address 355 S. Main St. Unit 1501 and is one of two top-floor units, according to the development’s website. The seller, IMI Worldwide Properties, was represented by Bruce Fine, senior vice president of residential brokerage

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Thousands of doctors’ offices buckle under financial stress of COVID

Cormay Caine misses a full day of work and drives more than 130 miles round trip to take five of her children to their pediatrician. The Sartell, Minnesota, clinic where their doctor used to work closed in August.

Caine is one of several parents who followed Dr. Heather Decker to her new location on the outskirts of Minneapolis, an hour and a half away. Many couldn’t get appointments for months with swamped nearby doctors.


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Rock band Wallace releases ‘Grapefruit’ album as music video film; some of it was filmed in Lancaster County | Food + Living

If you’re a band releasing new music, do you plan a hometown release show, or maybe a two-week tour somewhere? Or do you do something else entirely? 

In January, before the COVID pandemic hit Pennsylvania, members of the rock band Wallace started recording the first tracks of what would become “Grapefruit” – a series of music videos that interconnect with a film. The band, which features two members originally hailing from Lancaster, is now based 

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McConnell in tough position as House eyes earmark return

Plans by House Democrats to bring back earmarks at the start of the next Congress have put Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellPressure builds for coronavirus relief with no clear path to deal Top GOP senator warns government funding deal unlikely this week Criminal justice groups offer support for Durbin amid fight for Judiciary spot MORE (R-Ky.) in a tough spot.

McConnell, a longtime member of the Appropriations Committee, isn’t personally opposed

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Grants and loans for military veterans you may not know about

Even if you served in the military years ago, you may be eligible for valuable grants or interest-free loans for veterans — and not even know it. This year, special funds have been expanded to help vets and their families deal with COVID-related financial challenges.

These programs, from military aid societies and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), can provide thousands of dollars to certain veterans and their families for emergency expenses, college scholarships,

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Virtual public hearing on roundabout near Lake Anna on Dec. 15 | News

The Virginia Department of Transportation invites the public to attend a virtual (online) design public hearing for the Route 522-208 roundabout project in Louisa County.  

The proposed $5.4 million project will replace the existing intersection of Route 522 (Zachary Taylor Highway) and Route 208 (New Bridge Road) with a single-lane roundabout. 

The online meeting will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 15 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. VDOT representatives will make a presentation beginning at 4:30

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This Japanese Shop Is 1,020 Years Old. It Knows a Bit About Surviving Crises.

KYOTO, Japan — Naomi Hasegawa’s family sells toasted mochi out of a small, cedar-timbered shop next to a rambling old shrine in Kyoto. The family started the business to provide refreshments to weary travelers coming from across Japan to pray for pandemic relief — in the year 1000.

Now, more than a millennium later, a new disease has devastated the economy in the ancient capital, as its once reliable stream of tourists has evaporated. But

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Which Is Best for You?

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Acorns and Robinhood are online investment tools both geared toward younger, newer investors, but they are still quite distinct. Acorns is a robo-advisor tool that helps people invest by automatically skimming the spare change off their digital purchases. This overage is then invested according to the platform’s algorithms and recommendations, and the result is a set-it-and-forget-it portfolio. Robinhood is a streamlined platform designed to make investing as easy and comprehensible as possible.

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Why go through holiday hassle when you can have a Christmas tree delivered to your doorstep?

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It’s a total hassle to transport a Christmas tree in New York City when you don’t have a car, let alone during a global pandemic. Luckily, we’ve rounded up the best Christmas tree delivery services in the city to make it easier for you!

You won’t have to worry about lugging it on the

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To Hell and Back: The Impossible Resilience of Elizabeth Smart

“If you lived under intimidation and threats constantly, you know, what would you do? I think Elizabeth turned inside and survived,” Ed told Katie Couric on Dateline in October 2003 during the family’s first TV sit-down since Elizabeth came home. Every network had been angling for the big interview, and NBC got it as part of a package deal with Doubleday, which was publishing the Smarts’ book. (CBS, however, aired the first TV movie, The

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Dua Lipa’s Very Expensive Concert Is the Future of Livestreaming

Dua Lipa’s Thanksgiving-weekend Studio 2054 livestream was a smashing success: It drew five million viewers — a number that Lipa’s team says is a new record for livestreams — and brought a starry guest list that included Kylie Minogue and Elton John. Fans can definitely expect more livestreams from Lipa, her management team tells Rolling Stone.

But on a broader scale, Lipa’s show was also a highly successful guinea-pig case for the music business, which

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6 Charities We Hope You’ll Support During Giving Tuesday

‘Tis the season for shopping, and between Black Friday to Cyber Monday, we’ve scooped up amazing deals on toys, kitchen goods, fashions, and more. But there’s more to the season than just buying presents. That’s the idea behind Giving Tuesday, a holiday that falls on the Tuesday after Black Friday and Cyber Monday. It’s a chance to give back to charities that have a big impact, and spending money this way can have a much

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Outsiders Can Make All The Difference

By Samantha Thomson LoCoco for RYOT Studio

My grandparents, Dub and Millie Fuller, both came from large white families, neither of whom had much money between them. The children survived on vienna sausages (pronounced vaye-ee-na), families grew their own food and the women sewed everyone’s clothes. But at family gatherings, tables were full of food, some of it canned, all of it with full fat, and rarely any leftovers to be had. Rooms were

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United States 1975-D Jefferson Nickel


The Jefferson nickel debuted in 1938, replacing the Buffalo nickel in the 25th year of its production run. A design contest to commemorate Founding Father and third president of the United States Thomas Jefferson was held in 1937, open to “all American sculptors”. German émigré and American artist Felix Oscar Schlag was the winner. He received $1,000 for his effort.

Schlag’s concept for the obverse, which art scholar Cornelius Vermeule claimed was similar to

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New Antioch community center to be run by Tennessee Immigrants and Refugee Rights Coalition

ANTIOCH, Tenn. (WTVF) — The Tennessee Immigrant and Refugee Rights Coalition is opening a new community center in southeast Nashville.

According to the executive director of TIRRC, the nonprofit chose Antioch for the hub and neighborhood meeting space because the area is under-served.

“Of all the neighborhoods in Nashville, Antioch has fewer nonprofits, fewer green spaces and fewer art exhibitions or spaces,” said Lisa Sherman Nikolaus.

Only 3.2% of the nonprofits in the city are

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Give the gift of peace-of-mind this holiday season

Planning in advance of a health care emergency is called advance care planning. Advance care planning can be a gift to your loved ones.

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The holidays are a great time to celebrate and catch up with family. This year may look different than past years but conversations with loved ones remains a constant. We often talk about politics, weather, past achievements, future goals, and the state of our health.

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Merkel, Butler, Olajide honored by Mercer County 12th Man TD Club

In a season of stoppages, shut downs, start-ups, quarantines, limited crowds and no crowds, why should post-season awards be any less complicated?

The voting for this year’s Mercer County 12th Man TD Club players of the year was the tightest it has ever been. So tight, in fact, that a second vote was necessary.

Even that couldn’t produce a clear-cut winner in one category but one thing is certain, this year’s winners are certainly worthy

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To Hell and Back: The Impossible Resilience of Elizabeth Smart – E! Online

“If you lived under intimidation and threats constantly, you know, what would you do? I think Elizabeth turned inside and survived,” Ed told Katie Couric on Dateline in October 2003 during the family’s first TV sit-down since Elizabeth came home. Every network had been angling for the big interview, and NBC got it as part of a package deal with Doubleday, which was publishing the Smarts’ book. (CBS, however, aired the first TV movie, The

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