How Much You’re Really Paying in Property Taxes

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monkeybusinessimages / Getty Images/iStockphoto

Local governments collect property taxes to pay for community needs like public safety, education, infrastructure, street maintenance and recreation. Typically, property taxes are based on home values — and the tax rate varies among municipalities.

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There’s no such thing as states with no property taxes. So whether you’re a new homeowner or have been

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L.A. officials allowed dozens without medical credentials to get COVID-19 vaccine early

LOS ANGELES-CA-JANUARY 5, 2021: People line up at a checkpoint to be vaccinated at W. 79th Street and S. Mariposa Avenue in South Los Angeles on Tuesday, January 5, 2021. Los Angeles Fire Department officials turned people away who are not health care workers with the proper documentation and appointment. (Christina House / Los Angeles Times)
At a checkpoint for a vaccination site in South L.A. on Tuesday, officers from the Los Angeles Fire Department turned away those who did not have an appointment and documentation of a job in the healthcare industry. (Christina House/Los Angeles Times)

Los Angeles County’s vaccine distribution effort hit a rocky patch this week, as officials administering Moderna shots at pop-up sites allowed some people who are not healthcare workers to

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Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Tourism means people traveling for fun. It includes activities such as sightseeing and camping. People who travel for fun are called “tourists”. Places where many tourists stay are called “resorts”. Places that people go to for tourism are called tourist destinations.

There are a lot of reasons why people travel for fun:

  • Some people travel to learn about the history or culture of a city or country, or learn about
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A School-By-School Collection For 2020

What a year!

Last January, deans and employers alike were asking the same question: Is the full-time MBA dying? After all, applications had been down, thanks to a turbo-charged economy and a wave of new graduate degree options. Come summer, applications surged as prospective students sought shelter from a pandemic that wreaked havoc on retail, real estate, and recreation.

It was surreal year, as professionals ditched their downtowns to huddle

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Could Francisco Lindor, after all the speculation, open the 2021 season with the Cleveland Indians?

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Opening day is April 1. Then again, it may not be because of the coronavirus.

No matter when it is, there is still a long time between now and then. But as time passes regarding Francisco Lindor and the Indians, the chance of him opening the season with the team that drafted him surely has to work its way back into the conversation.

This has always been

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How far can I travel under Lockdown 3?

We're urged to stay local when we exercise, but this isn't the law - Getty
We’re urged to stay local when we exercise, but this isn’t the law – Getty

Another week, another set of rules by which we must live our lives. As a Londoner, I’ve moved from Tier 1, to Tier 2, to a national lockdown, back to Tier 2, to Tier 3, to Tier 4, and now back to another, stricter, national lockdown – all in the space of three months. How

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God of War Mod Gives Kratos His Classic PlayStation Look Back

A new mod for God of War (2018) gives Kratos his classic look from the original PlayStation trilogy and lets him cut loose with the Blades of Chaos.

A God of War (2018) mod takes Kratos back to his younger, angrier days by reskinning him to look like he did in the original God of War trilogy. Sony’s iconic bald, hotblooded Spartan warrior is certainly a changed man by the

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Free soccer this Spring in Colorado Springs for 600 children

COLORADO SPRINGS — 600 children from pre-kindergarten through second grade across Colorado Springs are able to play soccer this Spring for free, thanks to a grant from Comcast NBCUniversal and supporting funds from Children’s Hospital Colorado.

The first 300 local children to register in each of the designated age group divisions will enjoy free soccer this season from Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Department.

In addition to the funding, both

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U.S. vaccination campaign runs far behind schedule

LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 05: An elderly man was wheeled in as people stood in line to get the Coronavirus vaccine organized by the LA Fire Department and CORE Community Organized Relief Effort at the Hansen Dam Recreation Center in the San Fernando Valley Tuesday, January 5, 2021 that was meant to be distributed to healthcare workers who signed up to schedule an appointment online. Apparently, Some non-first responder and non-healthcare workers were able to get vaccine. Hansen Dam Recreation Center on Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021 in Los Angeles, CA. (Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)
People stood in line to get the COVID-19 vaccine Tuesday at the Hansen Dam Recreation Area in the San Fernando Valley. The doses were intended for distribution to healthcare workers who signed up online; apparently, some others were able to get the vaccine. (Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)

Operation Warp Speed promised to accelerate the development, manufacturing and distribution of COVID-19 vaccines.

“That means big, and it means fast

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