Washington State Parks Commission will meet on Navy training

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Students from a Navy SEAL class carry an inflatable boat toward the surf during a training exercise in San Diego in 2010. The Navy is proposing expanding such training in Western Washington, including to sites in Pierce County.

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The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission will hold another special meeting about the U.S. Navy’s request to use some of the state’s parks for special operations training.

At

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Meet the UK’s First Vegan Butcher Shop

<p>Cayot’s epic 1983 journey launched a 40-year career devoted to conserving the <a href=”https://whc.unesco.org/en/list/1/” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>Galápagos Islands</a>. She supervised giant tortoise and land iguana breeding programs; organized campaigns to eradicate invasive species; and coordinated repatriation of tortoises to their native islands. When she began working in the Galápagos, the islands’ giant tortoise populations were down to less than 10% of their historic abundance. They’ve grown since then, bolstered by

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Meet Georgia Rep. 47th District Candidates

ALPHARETTA/MILTON, GA — In addition to voting for president and vice president of the United States in the Nov. 3 general election, voters in North Fulton, will choose other candidates to represent them, including the seat for Georgia Representative 47th District seat.

Incumbent Jan Jones will be running against Anthia Owens Carter to represent District 47, which encompasses Milton, Mountain Park, and portions of Alpharetta and Roswell.

As part of

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Meet the independent candidates running for Student Government | News

Two Senate candidates decided to run for UF Senate seats without any party affiliation, despite the unusually high number of party options in this Student Government election.

Four parties are running for Student Government election, including the current majority party, Gator, as well as three new parties: Change, Progressive and Union. 

Voting for 50 Senate seats begins ends Wednesday at 8:30 p.m. at six polling locations across campus:

  • Reitz Student

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Meet candidates running for Port Hueneme City Council

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Five candidates are vying for two seats on the Port Hueneme City Council on Nov. 3. 

The candidates include two Incumbents defending their seats. Sylvia Andrea Schnopp, the current Mayor Pro Tem, is the longest serving member of the council. She was first elected in 2008. 

Will Berg, the retired director of marketing for the Port of Hueneme, just

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Meet Robert Mercer, the conservative billionaire who was a megadonor for Trump during the 2016 campaign but is notably absent in 2020

Robert Mercer and his daughter, Rebekah.
Robert Mercer and his daughter, Rebekah.

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  • Robert Mercer and his daughter, Rebekah, were amongst the most prominent conservative megadonors in 2016, extending unwavering support to President Trump.

  • So far, Mercer has only made one six-figure donation to Trump’s reelection campaign.

  • An influential figure in the hedge-fund industry and a computer scientist, Mercer made principal investments in both Breitbart News and Cambridge Analytica in the

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Dads Finally Meet Their Newborn After COVID-19 Travel Restrictions Keep Them Continents Apart

Just as Joan Fígols’ seven-year journey to fatherhood was about to end, a pandemic struck.

The Spanish dairy farmer, who lives in Barcelona with his husband Alex Fernández, was anxiously awaiting the birth of their son Lluc in March when suddenly the U.S. border closed to European flights, in hopes of curbing the spread of COVID-19. Since Spain was one of the countries hardest hit at the time, the two

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Meet PML, a Playful New Ready-to-Wear Collection From Pommella-Napoli

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It could be said that Gianluca Migliarotti is a man used to wearing many hats. After all, he’s the founder and creative director of Pommella-Napoli and a documentary filmmaker who has captured Italy’s bespoke tradition in films like O’mast and I Colori di Antonio. And yet, Migliarotti expresses a particularly contagious enthusiasm for his latest hat.

“My reversible bucket hat is for

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Meet PML, a Playful New Ready-to-Wear Collection From Pomella Napoli

Click here to read the full article.

It could be said that Gianluca Migliarotti is a man used to wearing many hats. After all, he’s the founder and creative director of Pommella Napoli and a documentary filmmaker who has captured Italy’s bespoke tradition in films like O’mast and I Colori di Antonio. And yet, Migliarotti expresses a particularly contagious enthusiasm for his latest hat.

“My reversible bucket hat is

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Meet the man stranded on an island in the middle of lockdown

A Brit traveller has spoken of his experiences after becoming stranded on an island under strict lockdown during the coronavirus pandemic.

Daniel Worthington, 29, from Manchester was on a round the world trip, and had spent 18 months travelling the globe.

In March, he arrived on the Thai island of Phuket for a friend’s wedding and had checked into a nearby Marriott Hotel – but then the global COVID-19 outbreak

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