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Austin unemployment rate continues to decrease, hits another pandemic low
The Austin-Round Rock Metropolitan Area's unemployment rate dropped to 3.5% in September.
8 Months After Chevron Oil Refinery Spill, Few Answers Surface About Cause | KQED
A top Richmond city official and a leading local environmental group say that lack of answers is unacceptable.
"It's taking so long," said Richmond Councilmember Claudia Jimenez.
Pandemic 'worsening' poor access to healthcare for prisoners, report warns
Prisoners are three times as likely to miss hospital appointments with no advance notice than the general population, according to new findings.
Over 200 City, County Employees Poised to Lose Their Job Monday Over Vaccine Mandates
Over one hundred City of Portland employees and 73 Multnomah County employees will be fired if they fail to get vaccinated against COVID-19-or receive an exemption-by Monday, the day that both governments' staff vaccine mandates goes into effect.
Kongsberg bow and arrow attacker handed over to health services
"He was handed over to health services on Thursday evening after an evaluation of his health condition," prosecutor Ann Iren Svane Mathiassen told AFP.
UK austerity since 2010 linked to tens of thousands more deaths than expected
Austerity measures introduced by David Cameron's coalition government after 2010 can be linked to tens of thousands of additional deaths, according to a damning new study.
New Zealand modelling shows Covid cases could peak at 5,300 a week in Auckland next year
New Zealand is preparing to face up to 5,300 cases of Covid-19 a week in Auckland and the neighbouring region of Northland alone next year, even with a vaccination rate of 90%, according to modelling from the Ministry of Health.
'The real problem is the repetition of mistakes': scientists react to Covid inquiry
The failure to prevent tens of thousands of deaths during Britain's brutal second wave of Covid infections was a more serious error than the timing of the first lockdown, senior scientists have told the Guardian, after a damning report by MPs on the handling of the pandemic.
'These salt marshes saved my life': how nature is helping mental health
t sounds dramatic, but this place saved my life," says Wendy Turner, looking out over the Steart salt marshes in Somerset.
A $1.5B blank-check merger plan unveiled as 2 Bay Area SPACs raise $335M - Silicon Valley Business Journal
The boom in blank-check companies and mergers has cooled, but new ones continue to pop up.
Berkeley-based quantum computing startup Rigetti Computing - also known as Rigetti & Co.