ELECTION: Voters overwhelmingly vote for Prop 1

LANSING, Mich. (WLNS) — Proposal one passed with 92% of precincts reporting and 84.3% of people voting for the proposal, which alters how revenue in the state’s park-related funds are spent.

Proposal 1 would require that at least 20% of the state park’s endowment fund spending be spent on park improvements, like upgrading and renovating facilities.

Proposal 1 would also require that at least 25% of the trust fund’s annual

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Winamac trail gains national status. Will it help? Plus, Warren Miller ski film returns. | Life

The very rural 22-mile Panhandle Pathway out of Winamac is now a national trail. The U.S. Department of the Interior announced in October that the paved trail now joins more than 83,000 miles of routes for paddling, cycling, hiking and other activities in what’s called the National Trails System — more than 1,300 trails in all.

It joins the Kankakee River National Water Trail, which gained its status in 2016

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Denver Election Results 2020 Update

If President Donald Trump wins another four years in office, don’t blame Denver. Voters in the Mile High City preferred Joe Biden by an enormous margin — and they also voted for numerous progressive ballot measures, including new taxes earmarked to address climate concerns and the homelessness crisis.

The latest results from Denver’s Election Division were updated at 11:30 p.m. on November 3, and while they’re not yet official, none

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Why Are Online Casinos Growing In Popularity?

UNITED STATES—The pandemic has disturbed businesses all across the globe. Some industries have suffered significant financial losses, which led to a massive decrease in the job market — companies have run out of business, and millions of people worldwide have lost their jobs.

On the other hand, certain enterprises that have switched to e-commerce have endured and come up with ways to minimize the losses. With the entire

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Surprise Stadium Information Guide | Texas Rangers

Radios/Televisions:

Hand-held radios and personal televisions are welcome as long as they do not interfere with other guests’ enjoyment of the game. Surprise Stadium reserves the right to ask any guest to discontinue use of such devices.

Rain Delay:

The right to delay the start of a game rests with the home club. Once both team managers meet with the home plate umpire and exchange line-up cards, the right to

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All-Party Parliamentary Group for Golf admits defeat in battle to keep courses open

The All-Party Parliamentary Group for Golf (APPGG) has admitted defeat in its bid to keep courses open during the upcoming lockdown in England.

The APPGG wrote to Boris Johnson on behalf of England Golf, the PGA, the R&A and other leading groups from the industry to make the case for golf to be exempt from tightened restrictions which come into force from Thursday.

However, the group’s chair, North Warwickshire MP

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9 horror movies to look out for, from Aubrey Plaza in ‘Black Bear’ to the acting debut of Spielberg’s son

Many film festivals have gone virtual this year due to the coronavirus pandemic, but so far only one new festival has emerged during quarantine: Nightstream. The inaugural edition of the online horror festival came together over Oct. 8-11 thanks to a collaboration between a group of prolific regional genre festivals that included the Brooklyn Horror Film Festival and the Overlook Film Festival.

The beauty of attending a film festival, whether

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The best tech toys for kids

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Barbie Astrophysicist Doll

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Barbie’s had a lot of jobs over the course of her 60-plus-year history, but here at Engadget it’s always going to be the more science- and tech-related editions that catch our eye. And this National Geographic co-branded doll certainly fits the bill, outfitting Barbie in a stylish nebula-pattern

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Who needs office buildings? As homebuilding surges, plans for shops, offices, hotels vanish: Exclusive

Even as the housing market booms, the outlook for the construction of shops, office buildings, hotels and other commercial structures has grown bleaker.

And that could mean less economic activity and job growth as the nation digs out of the COVID-19-induced downturn. Nonresidential construction spending is on pace to total $800 billion this year, according to the Census Bureau.

Seventy-five percent of commercial contractors say their projects have been postponed

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The holidays aren’t canceled. We have to reimagine them for the pandemic era

LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 21: A table setting option, during the Holidays under COVID-19, photographed in a , Los Angeles, CA, backyard, Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020. (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
Holiday gatherings need to be reimagined during a pandemic. (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)

Despite the fact that holiday gatherings have been putting the fun in dysfunction for decades, telling folks not to gather due to COVID-19 precautions is bound to ruffle a few turkey feathers.

After eight months and counting, our inability to participate in rituals both happy and sad is likely to make many of us

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Six charts you need to see before changing career

A toolkit with a graph behind it 
A toolkit with a graph behind it

The jobs market is polarising into coronavirus winners and losers. While sectors such as healthcare and logistics are thriving, travel and the arts have been severely damaged. 

Widespread redundancies are expected too, with the Institute for Employment Studies, a think tank, predicting the number will be more than double that of the 2008 financial crash. But rather than despairing, many are taking this

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How will we know if there’s a winner, and when? Stay tuned!

Biden, left, and Trump, right, with US map in the middle
Photo illustration by Slate. Photos by Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images and Drew Angerer/Getty Images.

And here we go! After a day much of the Internet spent anxiously attempting to interpret Florida turnout figures , states around the country are closing their polls, which means we can start talking about actual results. We here at Slate will be blogging all night (and Wednesday day and Wednesday night, and possibly beyond)

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Tourism – BBC News

Image caption: There is confusion over travel restrictions for people from different parts of the country

There is no legal requirement on Devon and Cornwall businesses to check where guests live or to refuse to service people from England’s highest level of coronavirus restrictions.

That’s according to the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC).

It

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Delay in COVID relief funds riles lawmakers

BOSTON (SHNS) – Three months after Gov. Charlie Baker signed a more than $1.1 billion COVID relief spending bill, the administration has made the final $213 million available for dozens of non-profits, municipal departments, and hospitals to claim with just two months left until much of the federal money used to cover the spending expires.

The delay in the release of the funding has become a point of tension and

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Trump administration misses deadline on conservation projects, top Democrat says

The Trump administration has failed to meet a deadline to inform Congress about which projects should receive funding stemming from bipartisan conservation legislation that was signed into law earlier this year, a top Democratic lawmaker told The Hill.

The Great American Outdoors Act, enacted on Aug. 4, gave the Interior Department 90 days to prepare two lists of projects that would receive money under two separate conservation funds established by

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