October 23, 2020

Bernie Sanders criticizes economy under Trump in Macomb County car rally for Joe Biden

WARREN, MI – Bernie Sanders started his afternoon in the more progressive Michigan city of Ann Arbor.

a close up of a flag: Violet Anderson displays a Joe Biden flag on her car before a campaign event for Joe Biden where Sen. Bernie Sanders is scheduled to speak, in the parking lot of Macomb Community College, on Monday Oct. 5, 2020 in Warren.

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Violet Anderson displays a Joe Biden flag on her car before a campaign event for Joe Biden where Sen. Bernie Sanders is scheduled to speak, in the parking lot of Macomb Community College, on Monday Oct. 5, 2020 in Warren.

He spent the early evening in Macomb County, which President Donald Trump won for Republicans by nearly 50,000 votes in 2016.

Read more: Bernie Sanders stumps for Joe Biden at small Ann Arbor rally

In his second southeast Michigan stump speech for Joe Biden on Oct. 5, Sanders spoke to people sitting in about 180 cars outside Macomb Community College, 14500 Twelve Mile Road in Warren.

Sanders pointed to the post-pandemic economy under Trump as reasons for the county to vote for Biden on Nov. 3. He said the

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Human remains found near missing Berkeley musician’s car

A search team has found human remains in a remote area of Humboldt County not far from where a missing Berkeley woman’s car was discovered, authorities said.

Betty “Beebee” Baxter Simmons, a 75-year-old musician and artist, was last seen hurriedly leaving her Berkeley apartment by a neighbor on Sept. 5. Almost three weeks later, on Sept. 24, a timber company employee found her silver Toyota Prius abandoned on Snow Camp Road, a logging road east of the tiny town of Korbel.

Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office deputies found evidence that the car had become stuck after trying to turn around at a locked gate. A note with the words “Tow to Berkeley” was left on the car’s windshield. Inside the Prius, deputies found a cellphone that was either turned off or dead, luggage and food.

Humboldt County Sheriff public information officer Samantha Karges could not confirm that the remains, which were

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Amazon’s gift guides already have us deal-hunting before Prime Day

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Amazon Prime Day 2020 is still several days away (October 13th and 14th) so the best deals are yet to come, but in preparation for the two-day main even,t the e-tailer has launched gift guides to pique our interest – the Home Holiday Guide, Holiday Electronics Gift Guide, Holiday Toys List, Fashion Gift Guide, and Beauty Gift Guide. Here are a number of choices from those guides that might come in handy for your car.

Lifeline AAA Premium Road Kit – $25.59 at Amazon.com

Not on sale but this is an essential for any vehicle – for road trips and the everyday. This 42 piece kit includes jumper cables, a flashlight with batteries, a first aid kit, and more all in a compact storage bag

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General Iron’s move: Lightfoot’s health officials issue mea culpa, say public should have been told before car shredder given permit

Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s health officials said Monday that they should have let the community know before issuing an air pollution control permit last month to General Iron — one of two permits needed to allow it to operate a metal shredder on the Southeast Side — considering the “sensitive” nature of the project which is opposed by many local groups.

“There should have been better engagement with the community on this issue,” the city’s health department said in a statement. The statement promised to “provide more prompt, thorough community notifications of new activity” in the future.

Community groups are fighting the relocation of the facility to South Burley Avenue and 116th Street from its longtime Lincoln Park location, saying it will add to pollution in an industrial area that’s already suffering from poor air quality. The groups say they just learned last week that the first of two required city

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Bear steals food from car, leaves behind hair, muddy tracks

Caught mud-handed.

A bear broke into a Colorado mom’s car last week In search of food and left behinds some hair, mud and scratches to her car.


Jerrika McKenna of Clear Creek County told Fox 31 she opened her car door Thursday morning to discover it had been ransacked by a local bear she said is named Cinnabun.


The bear responsible for the break in is named Cinnabun (not pictured), and is well known in the community.

The bear responsible for the break in is named Cinnabun (not pictured), and is well known in the community.

The brown bear known to the community got away with a packet of ramen noodles, which McKenna said was supposed to be

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Cops: Woman drove drunk with 3 daughters in car before crashing through Brentwood house

Surveillance footage shows the frightening moments when an out-of-control SUV careens off a side street, across a front lawn and, police said, “through a house” in Brentwood Sunday evening, coming to rest on the lawn of a neighboring home.

The driver, a 34-year-old Bay Shore woman, was arrested and charged with DWI under Leandra’s Law — after Suffolk County Police said a responding officer discovered her three young daughters, aged 4, 5 and 8, in the crashed vehicle.

Ashley Thomas-Smith was charged with driving while intoxicated, aggravated driving while intoxicated under Leandra’s Law and three counts of endangering the welfare of a child, Suffolk County Police said. She faces arraignment Monday in First District Court in Central Islip. Thomas-Smith was treated for what police described as “non-life-threatening injuries” after the crash on Blue Jay Drive at 6:40 p.m. Police said the girls were taken with their mother to Southside Hospital

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Bicycle Hotel Casino Reopens October 5 With Outdoor Gaming and Poker

The Bicycle Hotel & Casino in Bell Gardens, California has officially reopened after roughly six months of closure due to the COVID-19 outbreak. The legendary Los Angeles card room has resumed offering gaming action as of 8:00 a.m. Monday, with a brand new outdoor gaming area featuring 52 tables, including 17 poker tables ready for cash game action.

A social media post announcing the reopening stated that, “Your health and safety will remain our top priority. Masks and temperature checks will be required. We look forward to seeing you soon!”

The Bike briefly reopened in late June after roughly three months of temporary closure, announcing a sweeping safety plan called the ‘WE CARE’ initiative that was “designed to enhance safety and minimize risk for our

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Porsche Taycan Q3 sales results: stronger than 911, Panamera, 718

  • US sales of the new Porsche Taycan EV in Q3 beat out established models like the 911, 718, and Panamera.
  • The Taycan sold 1,858 examples to the 911’s 1,567, the 718’s 1,084, and the Panamera’s 1,064.
  • This is all despite the Taycan having a starting price of $103,800 — the highest starting price of any Porsche model.
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The Taycan — Porsche’s first production electric car that’s also available in rose gold — might be new, but it isn’t taking much time to warm up to buyers. Outside of the company’s SUVs, the new EV was the highest-selling Porsche model in the US in Q3.

Those models are historically low-volume sellers to begin with, but it’s surprising nonetheless, especially given that the $104,000 Taycan has the highest base price of any Porsche model. 

Porsche announced its Q3 sales figures on Thursday. In total, the

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US Department of Transportation rejected mask mandate on public transportation

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) rejected a petition from a labor union Friday that would issue a departmentwide mandate requiring all passengers on DOT-approved transportation to wear masks, underscoring the lack of universal health protocols deployed during the COVID-19 pandemic by the federal government.

In a letter dated Oct. 2, a petition created by Larry Willis, the president of Transportation Trades Department, a union within the AFL-CIO organization, was rejected for implementation as a rule on Department of Transportation-regulated commercial vehicles. 

The petition reportedly urged the DOT to “promulgate a regulation mandating that passengers traveling with DOT-regulated commercial transportation providers wear masks or face coverings,” primarily out of concern for the health and safety of industry workers who conduct their jobs in frequently traveled public spaces with circulated air, putting them at an increased risk for contracting a COVID-19 infection.


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Michigan’s first giant vehicle vending machine opens

NOVI, MI – You can’t miss the huge tower from the highway filled with automobiles. This is Michigan’s first giant vehicle vending machine known as Carvana.

Located in Novi at the Adell Center off of I-96 and Novi Rd. next to the newly opened Texas Road House, Carvana is a used car business. Up to 27 vehicles fill the eight-story tall building at any given time.

Shopping is done completely online via an inventory of 20,000 vehicles where customers can also finance, sign contracts and schedule to get their vehicle in person or by delivery as soon as the next day. If a customer chooses to pick up the vehicle, they make an appointment to come to the vending machine, insert an oversized coin into the slot and watch their vehicle come right down to them.

a coin slot at carvana

The oversized coin slot at Carvana which has opened its first vehicle vending machine

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