New York Times staffers revolt, push holiday weekend boycott of its Wirecutter service amid strike

Staffers from the New York Times are openly revolting against their employer in solidarity with colleagues who went on strike during Thanksgiving weekend. 

Wirecutter, which the Times describes as its “product recommendation service” offering consumers trusted advice on the latest merchandise being sold, published an article Thursday on the “75+ Best Early Black Friday Deals for 2021” ahead of the biggest shopping day of the season. 

However, when the Times

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Mayor Fischer kicks off month-long ‘Give a Day’ community service celebration

GET INVOLVED AND GET BACK. LOUISVILLE’S NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION SOS CONTINUES TO BE A MEDICAL PILLAR IN THE COMMUNITY DURING THE PANDEMIC. THAT’S WHY MAYOR GREG FISHER CALLS IT THE IDEAL PLACE TO KICK OFF HIS MONTH-LONG VOLUNTEER CELEBRATION GIVE A DAY SOS IS AN ORGANIZATION THAT REALLY TO ME EMBODIES WHAT WE TALK ABOUT WHEN WE SAY ONE OF OUR CORE VALUES AS A CITY IS COMPASSION MAYOR GREG FISHER … Read More

Berkeley Marina could see pier rebuild, new hotel, ferry service

Berkeley officials hope to bring ferry service to the waterfront. Photo: The SF Bay Area Water Emergency Transportation Authority

Citing decaying infrastructure and impending financial insolvency, officials pledged this week to revive the Berkeley Marina by investigating the prospect of large-scale ferry service, a new waterfront hotel and a rebuilt municipal pier, among other proposals on the table.

The marina’s budget woes have been well-documented for years, driven by both

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Dayton Metro Library executive director Tim Kambitsch to retire on Feb. 28 after lifetime of library service

While a sophomore at what was then Chaminade High School, Kambitsch and some friends quit their paper routes in hopes of “making some real money.” His mother said he needed another job, and told him to head to the library. It was Aug. 9, 1972 that the future DML executive director got his first library job as a “page’ — a position that included sorting and shelving books and assisting

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Service industry works to maintain a welcoming environment in Breckenridge

Nancy Binsfeld works at The Crown in Breckenridge on Tuesday, Jan. 26. Binsfeld was nominated for a guest service award because of her work ethic and kindness.
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It’s been a tough year for the hospitality industry, but individuals and businesses were recognized for keeping up friendly customer service, holiday spirit and ski town charm through One Breckenridge’s fall and holiday season guest service

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Oak Ridge asks citizens to avoid in-person business, updates city service COVID-19 protocols

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. (WATE) — City Manager Mark Watson is urging Oak Ridgers to conduct business over the phone and by mail whenever possible as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to have an impact on the city.

Most financial transactions can be handled electronically and via mail, according to a news release from the city. Those wanting to meet someone are asked to call the department’s extension directly.

Many of the

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The Skanner News – Forest Service Holiday Tree Permits Available

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Published: 11 December 2020

Portland, Ore. – It’s that time of year to visit your national forest and find the perfect holiday tree for your home!

Most national forests issue permits for visitors to cut their own holiday tree. As guidelines vary from forest to forest, visitors should contact their local national forest office for information on permits, areas to harvest, maps, and other important details.

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Secret Service Investigated John Mulaney Over Julius Caesar Joke


Comedian John Mulaney says he was investigated by the Secret Service following a joke he made about Julius Caesar on Saturday Night Live.

This week, John Mulaney revealed the Secret Service has a file on him thanks to a Julius Caesar joke he told on Saturday Night Live. Now an established comedian, Mulaney got his start on SNL as a writer in 2008. He remained with the show for

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National Park Service nixes entrance fee for Delaware River recreation areas

The National Park Service has rejected charging an entrance fee to simply set foot inside its Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area and Middle Delaware National Scenic and Recreational River.

The announcement came Tuesday as the federal agency released its new Visitor Use Management (VUM) Plan for the park, capping a five-year planning effort that began in September 2015.

Public comments on the proposed entrance fee raised a host of

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Forest Service begins online Christmas Tree sales permits on Nov. 16

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Online Christmas Tree permits will be available for purchase in the Gila National Forest beginning Nov. 16. (Photo: Courtesy Photo)

SILVER CITY, N.M. – How would you like to be able to purchase your Christmas tree permit from the comfort of your home? With online ordering there is no waiting in line or driving to your local Forest Service

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U.S. Forest Service e-bike comments due soon | Local

The U.S. Forest Service is proposing updates to its rules on electronic bikes on national forest trails, like those managed by the Bridger-Teton. Officials are seeking public comments, but the window to weigh in is closing soon.

Currently, e-bikes are only allowed on Forest Service trails or areas already designated for motor-vehicle use, which encompasses about 40% of trails on national forests and grasslands, as well as thousands of miles

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Palm Springs Aerial Tramway to reopen Friday with reduced service, officials say

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After being closed for more than six months during the coronavirus pandemic, the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway will reopen Friday with reduced service, officials announced on Wednesday.

The world’s largest rotating tram car will initially be open Friday through Monday, officials said. The first car will head up each day at 8 a.m., with the last car down at 6 p.m.

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Trudeau launches Canada Student Service Grant for students

Yahoo News Canada is committed to providing our readers with the most accurate and recent information on all things coronavirus. We know things change quickly, including some possible information in this story. For the latest on COVID-19, we encourage our readers to consult online resources like Canada’s public health website, World Health Organization, as well as our own Yahoo Canada homepage.

As cases of COVID-19 continue to

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