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5 Issues To Keep In Mind Earlier Than Starting A House Improvement Project

Home improvement can embody a project so easy as repainting a room or as complicated as gutting an interior. Homeowners are more and more selecting the do-it-yourself or DIY choice, and big-box stores similar to Home Depot make it easier than ever. They inventory vast choices of supplies that might have been discovered primarily in contractor supply homes even a decade in the past. Tool and equipment rental stretches the … Read More

All adult Texans will be eligible for COVID-19 vaccine starting March 29, state announces

Updated at 3:50 p.m. with new information throughout.

AUSTIN — Any adult in Texas can receive the COVID-19 vaccine beginning March 29, state officials announced Tuesday, a dramatic expansion of eligibility that would make the Lone Star State the largest in the country to open up shots to anyone.

The announcement comes less than two weeks after Texas expanded eligibility to people aged 50 and older and as the state

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Austin needs up to 650 lifeguards this summer, jobs starting at $15/hour

AUSTIN (KXAN) — The Austin Parks and Recreation Department’s Aquatic Division is in search of up to 650 lifeguards for the upcoming summer season.

Division leaders said, under normal circumstances, some positions would already be filled since training is typically in November. Because of the pandemic and the restrictions, however, officials said they had to wait. Training is now slated to begin this weekend.

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Roundup: Christmas events starting soon in Aiken | Entertainment

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Despite many annual traditions being canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there are still many events coming up in Aiken County during the holiday season.

The North Augusta Christmas Tree Lighting will be held from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in  Calhoun Park, 100 W. Forest Ave., North Augusta. The lighting will happen

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Syracuse University switching to online learning starting Thursday

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — Syracuse University is switching to all online learning starting on Thursday, Nov. 12.

The university said this might make students accelerate their plans to leave campus. They plan to help students who choose to leave early so they can do so as safely as possible.

This will include pre-departure testing.

Starting on Thursday, there will be no in-person classes for the rest of the semester.

All

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Nevada, New Mexico renew restrictions; Kentucky requires masks starting Friday; Oregon reports largest daily case count

Some bars in Nevada will be closing again Friday amid a surge in COVID-19 infections, and Kentucky will join the growing list of states that require face coverings in public.

There’s another significant change in Nevada: Restaurants can no longer serve parties more than six people and must close their bar areas, Gov. Steve Sisolak said. 

Meanwhile, in New Mexico, indoor dining at restaurants and breweries will be restricted again

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Disney parks are starting to reopen. Next up: Disneyland Paris

Disneyland Paris, shown in pre-pandemic times, is about 26 miles east of the French capital. <span class="copyright">(Michel Euler / Associated Press)</span>
Disneyland Paris, shown in pre-pandemic times, is about 26 miles east of the French capital. (Michel Euler / Associated Press)

Paris is starting to bounce back. Disneyland Paris plans a limited reopening July 15, a day after the country’s Bastille Day celebrations. The theme park in Marne-la-Vallée joins the Eiffel Tower, set to reopen Thursday, and the Louvre Museum, which plans to reopen its doors July 6, in opening amid

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Disneyland Paris plans limited reopening starting July 15

Disneyland Paris, shown in pre-pandemic times, is about 26 miles east of the French capital. <span class="copyright">(Michel Euler / Associated Press)</span>
Disneyland Paris, shown in pre-pandemic times, is about 26 miles east of the French capital. (Michel Euler / Associated Press)

Paris is starting to bounce back. Disneyland Paris plans a limited reopening July 15, a day after the country’s Bastille Day celebrations. The theme park in Marne-la-Vallée joins the Eiffel Tower, set to reopen Thursday, and the Louvre Museum, which plans to reopen its doors July 6, in opening amid

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