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How to join a Slack channel on desktop or mobile, whether it's public or private

There are several ways to join a Slack channel, but the easiest way to do so is to go through the "Browse Channels" menu. Every Slack workspace is divided into channels, which is where the majority of chatting and file sharing takes place. If you're trying to join a private Slack channel, you'll need to be added by someone who's already in the channel. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. You can think of a Slack channel as a group of people seated around a table, having a focu...
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Support the Constitutional Carry Bill in Louisiana

Support Constitutional Carry U.S.A. –-( House Bill number 72 is the “Louisiana Constitutional Carry Act of 2020.” H.B. 72 says that you may carry a concealed firearm unless you are a prohibited person under state and federal law. This is commonly called constitutional carry or permitless carry. In short, if it was legal for you to get a permit and carry in public then the bill allows you to carry in public. If it was illegal for you to carry in public, then it remains illegal fo...
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How to add contacts to your Gmail account in 2 different ways

You can add contacts to Gmail whether or not you've sent mail to or received mail from them before. Even if you've turned off the setting that allows Gmail to autosave new contacts, you can still do it manually. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Having people and businesses that you email with frequently in your Gmail contacts can be very useful, and save you time when sending emails. When you add someone to your contacts, their email address will pop up as a suggestion whe...
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GOP Rep. Ralph Abraham Announces Retirement, The 26th Republican To Do So

Rep. Ralph Abraham (R-LA) announced on Wednesday that he will not run for reelection. In his statement, Abraham described how he had met with President Donald Trump on Air Force One in January, during which Trump asked the GOP lawmaker to consider running for another term. “I thanked him for his leadership and encouragement, and was honest in my reply,” the Louisiana Republican said. “The decision to serve only three terms as a Member of the House is one that I made six years ago, but I very ...
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$1.5 billion productivity software startup Asana is moving into helping salespeople do their jobs, ahead of a planned direct listing

On Thursday, the $1.5 billion project management software startup Asana launched new products for operations, sales, and account management teams. Earlier this month, Asana announced that it filed to go public with a direct listing — an alternative to a traditional IPO in which companies like Slack and Spotify have turned. Asana has been focusing on building software for specific teams and industries as it goes after bigger customers. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The $1...
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Samsung's $1,400 Galaxy S20 Ultra hasn't even launched yet, but the company is already fixing an issue with its camera

Samsung said it will issue a software update to fix problems that some reviewers experienced with the Galaxy S20 Ultra's camera, according to reports from The Verge and Input. Some reviewers noticed that the Ultra's camera had difficulty auto-focusing on subjects. The $1,400 Galaxy S20 Ultra is Samsung's top-of-the-line model, and its main selling point is its 108-megapixel camera.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The Galaxy S20 Ultra's flashy camera, — which comes with fo...
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As Gulf swallows Louisiana island, displaced tribe fears the future

Isle de Jean Charles in Louisiana has shrunk from 22,000 acres in 1955 to 320. Some call its residents the nation's first climate change refugees.         [Author: The American South]
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Thursday round-up

The court released three more opinions yesterday, all of them unanimous. In Holguin-Hernandez v. United States, the court held that a criminal defendant is not required to object formally to his sentence to preserve a challenge to the length of the sentence on appeal. Rory Little analyzes the opinion for this blog. The justices decided in Shular v. United States that a state drug offense is not required to match the elements of a generic analogue offense in order to qualify as a “serious drug of...
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TikTok videos mocking poor British people as 'chavs' have racked up millions of views and hundreds of thousands of followers

TikTok is host to a growing number of videos stereotyping and mocking working-class people in the UK. The term 'chav' – a slur used to describe poor people – features in thousands of clips posted to the app, which have been watched more than 150 million times in total.  The TikTok Chavs, a dance troupe made up of students attending an elite drama school, is one of the most popular accounts, having earned more than 20 million views in a matter of months. The left-leaning Fabian Society told Bus...
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Reddit's CEO explosively described TikTok as 'parasitic' and 'spyware'

Reddit CEO Steve Huffman said TikTok is "fundamentally parasitic" at a panel discussion on Wednesday. Huffman said he actively tells people not to install the app, calling it "spyware." The US government is scrutinizing TikTok's handling of user data closely, and many government agencies have banned their staff from using it because of its Chinese roots. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The CEO of Reddit slammed TikTok, the short-form video app that has taken Generation Z b...
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Donald Trump puts Mike Pence in charge of US coronavirus response

* President gives rambling address to reassure Americans * Trump says US ready to spend ‘whatever’s appropriate’ * Coronavirus – live updates * US officials confirm new case in northern CaliforniaDonald Trump on Wednesday put Vice-President Mike Pence in charge of the US response to coronavirus.In a lengthy, rambling and often confusing address meant to reassure Americans about the potential impact of the virus, Trump said the risk to the American people “remains very low”.Pence’s announcemen...
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Are California property taxes too low?

Are California property taxes too low? Voters are being peppered with that question this year. Ballots are filled with propositions seeking, in one way or another, to increase property tax collections. On March 3 voters will decide the fate of the newest Proposition 13, a statewide school-bond issue that’s different than than the 1978 property tax cap law. It includes provisions that would let school districts borrow more money, loans repaid with property taxes. There’s also slew of local school...
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Louisiana Governor: Judge Should Resign After Admitting to Racial Slurs

BATON ROUGE, La. — Gov. John Bel Edwards called Wednesday on a Louisiana judge to step down after she admitted to using racial slurs in angry text messages. The Democratic governor said the “state deserves better.” Edwards said in a statement that District Judge Jessie LeBlanc “has compromised her ability to preside as a judge, and she has damaged the judiciary. She should resign.” LeBlanc, who is white, now admits sending the text messages after previously denying she sent them. She acknow...
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Louisiana governor calls for judge who admitted to using the n-word to resign

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards and groups in the state are calling for a district judge to resign after she admitted to using the n-word.
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Flirting with the Marsh

Maybe your grade school years were a little different than mine but do you remember kinda liking that girl who sat in front of you in class but she'd have nothing to do with you?  You'd try to pass a note, maybe get up the confidence to say something nice or put a flower on her desk after recess.  Nothing.  No response.  Or more likely, she'd ask to be moved to another desk.  This was crushing on my young emotions for sure.My relationship with the Louisiana marsh for a number of years has felt m...
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Louisiana Republican Ralph Abraham announces retirement from Congress

Rep. Ralph Abraham, a Louisiana Republican, announced Wednesday that he will not seek reelection this year.
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Argument preview: Abortion debate returns to the Roberts Court

Editor’s Note: An earlier version of this post ran on January 27, 2020, as an introduction to this blog’s symposium on June Medical Services v. Russo, as well as at Howe on the Court, where it was originally published. When he ran for president in 2016, then-candidate Donald Trump promised that, if elected, he would appoint “pro-life” Supreme Court justices, which would result in the overturning of Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 decision establishing a woman’s right to an abortion. In the three ...
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Here's why investors are pouring millions into Amazon-focused startups even as adtech funding dries up

Two Amazon-focused startups — Teikametrics and etailz — recently announced funding rounds of $15 million and $25 million, respectively. The raises show how investors are funding companies that focus on e-commerce advertising even as funding for adtech and media companies dries up. These startups are pitching their ability to crack into Walmart's e-commerce platform and building tools to help sellers with pricing and inventory challenges. They see a chance to help sellers who are finding it har...
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How to add hyperlink text in Gmail on a computer or mobile device

You can easily hyperlink text in your Gmail drafts by clicking the hyperlink button or by using the CTRL (or COMMAND) + K option on your desktop. While there are no such shortcuts on the mobile app, there is a workaround to achieve the same result. Hyperlinking text is an easy way to attach websites to your emails without having to include the entire web address. This makes for cleaner looking emails. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Whether you're adding a link to a resta...
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A former Microsoft engineer stole more than $10 million from the company and used it to buy a $1.6 million lakefront home and a Tesla (MSFT)

A former Microsoft software engineer has been convicted of 18 federal felonies for stealing more than $10 million from his former employer.  Volodymyr Kvashuk, who worked at Microsoft from 2016 to 2018, stole "currency stored value," like online gift cards, and resold them online.  Kvashuk used the money to buy a $1.6 million lakefront home and a $160,000 Tesla.  He's now facing up to 20 years in prison.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. A former Microsoft software engineer...
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Two Months After Child’s Disappearance, Mother of Missing Toddler Evelyn Boswell Arrested for Providing ‘False’ Information to Police

The mother of missing Tennessee toddler Evelyn Boswell was arrested on Tuesday and charged with providing false information to investigators, about two months after the 15-month-old was last seen, authorities said. The Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office said the child’s mother, Megan Boswell, 18, had “provided detective s and agents with a number of conflicting statements” during the course of the ongoing investigation. “Further investigation revealed that some of the information provided b...
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Shell Convent, Louisiana, refinery shuts crude unit for overhaul - sources

Royal Dutch Shell Plc shut the large crude distillation unit (CDU) at its 211,270 barrel-per-day (bpd) Convent, Louisiana, refinery on Wednesday for an overhaul, said sources familiar with plant operations.
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Google Maps could be an $11 billion ad juggernaut by 2023, and brands including Dunkin' and Walgreens are already buying in

Google is ramping up its pitch for ads in Google Maps to capitalize on the growth of people searching for things while in the app. Google expanded its ads, called Local Campaigns, to advertisers last November. Dunkin' and Walgreens said they're putting a bigger emphasis on these ads, with promising results. However, some say it's hard to connect the dots between the ads and business results. Click here for more BI Prime stories. 15 years since its birth, Google is stepping up its advertising ...
Tags: Google, Trends, Walgreens, Waze, Louisiana, Google Maps, Morgan Stanley, Display Network, Aldo, Dunkin, Julia Clark, iProspect, Kim Spalding, Brian Nowack, Dunkin McDonald, Gareth Cleevely

Investors are pouring millions of dollars into new digital firms that help marketers tap Amazon and Walmart's growing ad businesses

Two Amazon-focused firms — Teikametrics and etailz — recently announced big funding rounds, showing investors want to fund companies that focus on e-commerce advertising even as funding for adtech and media companies dries up. Companies like these are looking to crack into Walmart's e-commerce platform and building tools to help sellers with pricing and inventory challenges. They see a chance to help sellers who are finding it harder to work directly with Amazon as it gets bigger. Click here f...
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Shorties (An Interview with Laszlo Krasznahorkai, New Music from Throwing Muses, and more) interviewed author Laszlo Krasznahorkai. Stream a new song by . February's best eBook deals. eBook on sale today for $1.99: Lizzo shared her love for Ella Fitzgerald at The Current. PEN America interviewed author Brandon Taylor. Paste profiled Soccer Mommy's Sophie Allison. Paste shared an excerpt from Dennis E. Staples' debut novel This Town Sleeps. Stream a new song. Candice Carty-Williams recommended the best books by black women at O: The Oprah M...
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A Mini Mississippi River May Help Save Louisiana’s Vanishing Coast

A $1.4 billion project to protect the Louisiana coast from subsidence and climate change is being tested in a warehouse-size lab in Massachusetts.
Tags: News, Environment, Global Warming, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Louisiana, Floods, Rivers, Wetlands, Mississippi River, Boston (Mass, Coast Erosion, Vanishing Coast

10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Wednesday. . A spokesperson told Business Insider that Facebook will also take down ads which try to create a "sense of urgency" around the outbreak. Salesforce co-CEO Keith Block has stepped down from his role as co-CEO. Marc Benioff will again be the company's sole CEO, while Block will stay on as an adviser to him through February 25, 2021. Amazon is reportedly deleting some third-party listings that jack up surgical mask prices as ...
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Articles: Dehradun, Early Dogs, Warm Blooded Dinos, Louisiana Delta

Sharing some links from the past few days:1) Dehradun.A story of the transformation of a beautiful hill town to an ugly unplanned urban center. We shrug resignedly at many such tales from across the country. This one is of Dehradun. Himalaya towns can only be described as disasters in the making. Unscientifically built infrastructure on steep slopes, no garbage management resulting in enormous stray dog and pig populations roaming the streets, and a dwindling water supply. Yet these towns contin...
Tags: Mississippi, Dogs, Boston, Environment, Seo, Domestication, New Orleans, Dinosaurs, Himalayas, Urban Development, Louisiana, Fossils, Geochemistry, Suvrat Kher, Deltas, Isotopes

Trump official says coronavirus death rate same as flu – despite it being 100 times worse

In congressional testimony today, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf claimed that the mortality rate for coronavirus is similar to the flu, both at about 2 per cent.In response, Republican Senator John Kennedy of Louisiana asks: “Are you sure of that?”
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WalletHub: States With the Highest and Lowest Property Taxes

In order to keep a reverse mortgage loan in good standing, a borrower has to maintain the property to the standards of the Federal Housing Administration (FHA), and they have to be current on their payments to their homeowners insurance and property taxes. Not all tax environments are created equal, however, since different states have different obligations in terms of the amount of property tax must be paid. To determine the amount of property taxes in each state, financial information websi...
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