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Electric cars and bikes at the Farmers Market in downtown Yakima | Local

Just like nobody thinks twice about a farmers’ market full of locally grown crops and artisans in downtown Yakima, EV owners and advocates are hoping that one day their gas-free modes of transportation will no longer be uncommon. Three cars and an electric bicycle were part of the Sunday farmers’ market in downtown Yakima as …

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ghost in the machine? These rental cars are driven remotely

To the casual observer, this rushing electric rental car looks like another test of a self-driving car. After all, no one is behind the wheel. But someone is actually driving the car – just from miles away. And that distinguishes this business model from many other autonomous vehicle operations. The car is driven remotely from …

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FedNat bankruptcy puts Gulf Coast property owners at risk of losing insurance coverage – Houston Public Media

Lucio Vasquez/Houston Public Media A Port Arthur store suffered wind damage when Hurricane Laura made landfall on August 27, 2020. About 500 homeowners in Harris County and another 500 along the Texas Gulf Coast could lose insurance coverage after a Florida-based company was declared bankrupt and ordered by a court in its home state to …

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The Horseshoe Bar embodies a country theme with live music and line dancing

The Horseshoe Marquee can be seen from Lane Avenue north of campus. Photo credit: Courtesy of Sheron Colbert Giddyup, Columbus, and grab your cowboy boots for a new campus bar, The Horseshoe Country Bar & More. Located at 2159 N. High St., The Horseshoe opened its doors in early September and is like no other …

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Local and national school districts are feeling the effects of bus driver shortages News, Sports, Jobs

In the school year when most things are back to normal after the pandemic, challenges such as the nationwide shortage of bus drivers remain for schools at the national and local levels. The lack of bus drivers is not new this year, but has worsened since the beginning of the school year. Indeed, in most …

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Children’s Book Fair, Garden Fair and the South Side Science Festival open the fall season | Evening summary

Thousands of Hyde Parkers browsed book stalls, tulip tables and science stalls last weekend, ushering in the final days of summer. From recurring events like the Children’s Book Fair and Fall Garden Fair to the inaugural South Side Science Festival, here’s a look back at the weekend. The Children’s Book Fair dr Tasha Thompson-Gray signs …

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Some Utah students are going back to basics and reducing technology use on Mindful Monday

Estimated reading time: 4-5 minutes SANDY — As teachers and students look for ways to balance the use of technology in the classroom, a school in Sandy starts the week by going back to basics with “Mindful Mondays.” “Our school community council wanted to look for a way to not limit the use of technology, …

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