Cyclists hit full steam, this week in Abilene

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Abilene Parks and Recreation will present the 28th annual Steam-N-Wheels Bike Race at 10 a.m. Saturday at Sea Bee Park, 6525 W. Lake Road, with routes of 11, 28 and 48 miles available.

Race-day registration will open at 8 a.m. To register, or for information, go to abilenetx.gov/parksandrec or bikereg.com.

Young musicians compete

The final round of the Nelda Hodges Young Artist Competition will be presented at 2 p.m.

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We just had the deadliest week of avalanches in more than a century

The U.S. just saw the deadliest week for avalanches in more than 100 years. 

At least 15 people were killed in avalanches from Jan. 31 to Feb. 6 in Utah, Montana, Colorado, California, Arkansas and New Hampshire, according to the Colorado Avalanche Information Center (CAIC). In total, 21 people have died in avalanches across the country during the 2020-2021 season as of Monday. Last season, a total of 23 people

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COVID-19 Vaccination Appointments Available Next Week in L.A. County

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Health officials said Saturday that COVID-19 vaccination appointments for next week are available in Los Angeles County for those who qualify.

For county residents seeking their first dose, “appointments from February 1 -7 are now available at VaccinateLACounty.com,” the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health tweeted. “Residents will be able to book their first and second dose appointments at the same time.

Officials said email confirmations

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Dunedin and Pinellas will make offer next week on coveted 44-acres

The City of Dunedin and Pinellas County will present an agreement next week to the estate of the late Gladys Douglas to buy her 44 acres on Keene Road and save it from development.

City and county officials announced their plan at a virtual press conference on Friday, the day after receiving an anonymous $2 million donation that brought local government to the brink of their fundraising goal days before

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Stealth Navy SEAL training in 28 Washington state parks? Vote on expanded access is coming this week

The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission this week is expected to decide the fate of a Navy proposal to use up to 28 state coastal parks to help train special operations SEALs on how to be undetectable.

The Navy held a five-year permit to use five state parks that expired in 2020, and the state commission is scheduled to vote Thursday on whether to approve a five-year permit for

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Muni Complex Week Ending Jan 15: Municipal Complex: ‘Crowning Achievement in 2020’

This week’s municipal complex update is a little bit different. Instead of showing you our new building, I’m taking you on a quick video tour of our old Town Hall now that all of the furniture is out. 

“Why?” you may ask. 

Here’s why…

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Sacramento CA area may get vaccine, COVID shutdown this week

The COVID-19 clock is ticking in Sacramento toward two major moments this week.

Health officials on Monday said they suspect they will have to announce the shutdown of further businesses by the end of this week or early next week – this time restaurants, hair salons and barbers – as the capital region struggles to stem an increasing number of COVID-19 hospitalizations.

However, the end of the week could also

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Bay County health officials confirm hundreds of new COVID-19 cases in the past week

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Today, the Florida Department of Health in Bay County (DOH-Bay) issued a weekly update on COVID-19. The percent positivity for new cases in Bay County residents has increased from 8.57 for the week of November 21 to 10.97 percent for the week for November 27. The COVID-19 daily reports continue to be updated daily and the Florida Department of Health COVID-19 Dashboard also continues

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The best albums of the week, from Rico Nasty, Drakeo the Ruler, and more

Nothing opens the spigot for angry music industry tweets quite like Spotify Wrapped season. The streaming service’s year-end recap seemed to generate more impassioned debates this year — one side vehemently arguing that you shouldn’t give free advertising to a tech company that’s hamstrung the entire industry by not paying artists a living wage. The other camp concedes that, well, that’s right, but there are larger capitalist boogeymen to square

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Free COVID-19 Testing This Week In Montgomery County

SILVER SPRING, MD — Montgomery County is offering free walk-in and drive-thru coronavirus testing at a number of sites this week.

No doctor’s order is required and no appointments are needed. County officials ask that symptomatic residents call the Testing Helpline at 240-777-1755 for assistance. Find more information on eligibility here.

The self-administered nasal swab tests provided at county-run testing clinics are from CIAN Diagnostic Laboratories in Frederick.

Monday, Nov.

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Style Invitational Week 1407: Your ad space (or space ad) here

Ooh, we’ll help you think about it, companies! This week: Come up with an idea for promoting some commercial product or service (a) in space, (b) in a prison, (c) at a kindergarten, (d) by a football team or (e) in the White House. While the astronauts won’t be using the products or endorsing them as such, we know it won’t take 5 billion years for that to happen; go

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5 things to do with kids in Tampa Bay this week: Oct. 5-11

1. Creatures of the Night: ZooTampa at Lowry Park has brought back its family-friendly Halloween series. Capacity is limited, visitors will have to make a reservation in advance and masks are required for the few indoor attractions that are open. This year’s event is themed around campfire tales and features several new outdoor Halloween experiences and spooky characters. It also has a fall harvest Pumpkin Palooza for the littlest kids

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Three things to watch this week to manage your fantasy fund

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The FTSE 350 managed to make a 2pc increase last week, meaning more Telegraph Fantasy Fund Manager portfolios will be in the green compared to last week’s downturn. Luxury car manufacturer Aston Martin Lagonda and silver & gold specialist Hochschild Mining were among the top performers, with online retailer AO World struggling along with Dixons Carphone. This week we will get half

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Janet Hayes Named Crate & Barrel CEO and More News This Week

From significant business changes to noteworthy product launches, there’s always something new happening in the world of design. In this weekly roundup, AD PRO has everything you need to know.

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A Big Week for Big Retailers

It was a busy news week for major home furnishings retailers. After reporting last week that Neela Montgomery would step down as CEO, Crate and Barrel announced that Janet Hayes would assume the

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Janet Hayes Named Crate & Barrel CEO, Kit Kemp Partners with Christie’s London, and More News This Week

From significant business changes to noteworthy product launches, there’s always something new happening in the world of design. In this weekly roundup, AD PRO has everything you need to know.

Business

A Big Week for Big Retailers

It was a busy news week for major home furnishings retailers. After reporting last week that Neela Montgomery would step down as CEO, Crate and Barrel announced that Janet Hayes would assume the

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Lufthansa Braces for Portentous Week With Future on the Line

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Deutsche Lufthansa AG faces one of the most momentous weeks in a near 70-year history, with a clash between its biggest investor and the German government threatening to scupper a 9 billion-euro ($10 billion) bailout and push Europe’s biggest airline toward collapse.

With Lufthansa fighting for survival after the coronavirus outbreak punctured a decades-long global travel boom, billionaire Heinz-Hermann Thiele is threatening to block the rescue plan —

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Ritz Paris Tableware Gets Ready for Auction, #ShareTheMicNow Initiative Takes Off, and More News This Week

From significant business changes to noteworthy product launches, there’s always something new happening in the world of design. In this weekly roundup, AD PRO has everything you need to know.

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Looking for the Perfect Finishing Touch for Your Next Client Project? Try Some Tableware From the Ritz Paris

This weekend is set to include a very special—and limited—opportunity for fans of the iconic Ritz Paris hotel. Thanks to Artcurial,

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A Week In Spokane, WA, On A $78,000 Joint Income

Welcome to Money Diaries, where we’re tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We’re asking women how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we’re tracking every last dollar.

Today: a stay at home mom who makes $78,000 per year and spends some of her money this week on T-Rex chopsticks.

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Learn About Riah Milton and Dominique Fells, the Black Transgender Women Murdered This Week

As Black Lives Matter protests continued across the U.S. and the world this week, two Black transgender women were killed within a 24-hour period. Riah Milton of Liberty Township, Ohio was shot several times during a robbery attempt on Tuesday, and Dominique “Rem’mie” Fells’s remains were found alongside the Schuylkill River in the Bartam’s Garden area of Philadelphia Monday night.

“It is with deep sadness that we share the news

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