Omicron Absence Leaves Utilities In ‘Perilous State’ | Coronavirus

Staff absences from the Omicron Covid variant leave utilities in a “perilous state,” a union leader said, amid grim new warnings about the variant’s impact on the NHS workforce. Up to 40% of NHS staff in London could be absent due to the increase in Covid-19 infections in the “worst-case …

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Momentum calls for end to ‘criminal’ interest rates on payday loans

A MoneyMart located at Hunterhorn Plaza in Calgary on Friday, December 24, 2021. ARYN TOOMBS / POUR LIVEWIRE CALGARY In a new political report released this month, a Calgary nonprofit is calling for an end to what it claims to be “criminal” interest rates on payday loans. Momentum is also …

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Upcoming Bottled Water Pickup Schedule for Town of Benton Harbor Residents

To ensure that residents of the Town of Benton Harbor have sufficient water for the holidays, overtime for distribution was added from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, December 31 at Benton Harbor High School. Residents can get additional cases of water this week as distribution sites will not …

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Pandemic aid keeps the needy afloat

Despite the financial ravages of the pandemic, the number of people in financial difficulty or in poverty has not changed dramatically in the Bay Area, according to a new study. The report – from Tipping Point Community and the Othering & Belonging Institute at the University of California at Berkeley …

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Advocates say Alabama housing trust fund funding could help prevent homelessness

Anne Rygiel runs a homeless men’s shelter in Birmingham called Firehouse Ministries. As the weather gets colder and the holidays approach, Rygiel has to turn away more people every night for lack of room to sleep. “It can be a matter of life or death,” she said. There are 92 …

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A love letter to each remaining member of the medical staff

I’m trying to write a love letter to hospital workers this week. But I don’t want him to read like one of those thanking you for your hero worship service. I don’t put medicine on a pedestal; I know what you did. It’s just that you’re really on my mind, …

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Reviews | Spielberg’s “West Side Story”

For the publisher: Re “The ‘West Side Story’ Remake We Didn’t Need,” by Yarimar Bonilla (guest essay, Sunday Review, December 19): If Dr. Bonilla had taken the time to see the original film, she would understand the importance of the remake. I saw the original only a month ago. The …

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Governor Newsom announces appointments 12.23.21

SACRAMENTO – Governor Gavin Newsom today announced the following appointments: Lisa Constancio, 50, of Sacramento, has been appointed senior deputy director of the State Board of Education. Constancio has been the Assistant Superintendent of Public Education at the California Department of Education since 2019, where she held several positions in …

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Advantages Of Payday Loan Compared To Pawnbroker Brand voice

Details It will be more profitable to take out a personal loan online than to seek the help of a pawnshop. There can only be two reasonable reasons for taking out a personal loan online. First, if you put that money into something that will pay off the cost of …

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