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They just moved to the United States and wanted to experience their first Thanksgiving. Over 100 foreigners responded with help

But for international students in the United States, Thanksgiving is uncharted territory. This was the problem for Susana Orrego Villegas and her husband, Edward White, who recently moved from Colombia to Brookline, Massachusetts, a few miles southwest of Boston. Both are international students with student visas. Orrego Villegas is studying …

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Belkin’s new $ 150 3-in-1 charger is the first to get Apple Watch Series 7 fast charging

Belkin today announced a pair of new wireless chargers for Apple Watch, including the first third-party chargers to support the new fast charging added to the Apple Watch Series 7. The larger of the two is the $ 149.95 BoostCharge Pro 3-in-1 Wireless Charger with MagSafe, which follows in the …

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Country Club and USGA Create Lee Elder Internship to Help Under-Represented Youth Build Golf Careers

The Brookline Country Club and the United States Golf Association announced this week the creation of Lee Elder Internship, to provide under-represented youth with various career options in the golf industry. The weeklong internship will provide hands-on experience for 25 people at the 2022 US Open, which will be held …

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Virtual public meeting with in-person options – US 380 from I-35 to Collin County line

Denton County, Texas – TxDOT is conducting a feasibility study for upgrading US 380 from I-35 to the Collin County Line in Denton County, Texas. All comments must be received or postmarked no later than Wednesday, December 15, 2021, to be included in the public meeting documentation. The purpose of …

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Where (and why) to drink vermouth in Portland this holiday season

Reheat the spices boil in the cider. Lemon zest soaked in hot whiskey. The raisins and orange zest soon macerate in mulled wine. Infused drinks have their time every fall, and this year we recommend an often overlooked member of that family: vermouth. Vermouth is a fortified and flavored wine. …

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Report: Trafficking in plastic waste is on the rise and criminal groups are taking advantage

WASHINGTON – Americans like to think that they are recycling their plastic take-out food containers, cutlery, and fragile grocery bags when they toss them in those green or blue bins. But, all too often, this waste is shipped overseas, sometimes with the help of organized crime groups, where it litter …

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California tries to close math gap, but triggers backlash

If all went according to plan, California would have approved new guidelines for teaching math in public schools this month. But since a draft was opened for public comment in February, the recommendations sparked a heated debate over not only how to teach mathematics, but also how to solve a …

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California must provide resources and support for youth in crisis

In summary County child welfare officials and social workers are stymied by the lack of tools needed to better support young people in foster care. Californians learned last month that a number of young people in foster care were housed in a county office because no other safe option was …

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US flies B-1 bomber over Persian Gulf: “All options on the table” against Iran

The Pentagon announced on Sunday that the US Air Force had carried out another flight over the Persian Gulf by a B-1B strategic bomber. The resumption of these threatening operations, which have grown steadily in the final days of the Trump administration, came amid warnings of “military options” from the …

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Boeing delivers first KC-46A refueller to Japan

A Boeing KC-46A Pegasus sits on the tarmac at Boeing Facilities at Boeing Field in this aerial photo in Seattle, Washington, U.S. March 21, 2019. Photo taken March 21, 2019. REUTERS / Lindsey Wasson Oct. 31 (Reuters) – Boeing Co (BA.N) has delivered its first KC-46A aircraft to Japan, the …

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