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Amazon is scrambling to find truck drivers, and now forced to turn to the big trucking firms it has previously shunned

A crunch in trucking capacity is hitting Amazon. Reuters Amazon is asking major trucking companies for help moving loads as their in-house trucking network. This is an about-face for a company who depended on small trucking businesses or individual truck drivers for capacity. The sudden boom in trucking rates has galvanized many of Amazon's truck drivers, who are not directly employed by the company, to move loads for other customers.  An Amazon spokesperson told Business Insider works wit...
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New state contact tracer on leave after Health Department upheaval, downsized 75th WWII anniversary commemoration held, many jobless still wait for unemployment checks, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Dr. Emily Roberson Aug. 20, 2020 More Health Department Drama: New Contact Tracing Head Asks For Leave. Announced with fanfare by Gov. David Ige last month, Emily Roberson says she is frustrated with trying to do her job and says leadership needs to make clear the chain of command. Civil Beat.Newly hired head of Hawaii’s contact tracing program asks for leave, cites chain-of-command issues at Department of Health. A leave request Wednesday from the head of Hawaii’s COVID- 19 contact traci...
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For Election Administrators, Death Threats Have Become Part Of The Job

This story first appeared at ProPublica. ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. Jared Dearing, the director of Kentucky’s Board of Elections, had little to do with Louisville, the state’s largest city, having only one polling place for the June 28 primary. It was a county decision, and it made sense. In-person turnout was expected to be low during the pandemic. The polling place, a conv...
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Provincetown: Go for the Mask Compliance, Stay for a Show

In this gay haven known for its nightlife, the crowds are smaller this summer. And the nightclubs are closed. But by the pool, the show goes on.
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Maple Leafs’ Nick Robertson: His Progress, Problems & Potential

If you’re not a Toronto Maple Leafs fan but you’ve heard the name Nick Robertson emerge in a postseason hockey conversations, here’s the backstory. Related: Maple Leafs News & Rumors: Good News & Bad, Final Roster & Korshkov The Maple Leafs drafted Robertson in the second round (53rd overall) of the 2019 NHL Entry Draft. He was the youngest player in the draft because of his Sept. 11 birthday (four days before the draft cut-off date of Sept. 15). He put on a show with the OHL’s Peterboroug...
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UFC Vegas 2 full results: Calvillo outpoints Eye; Vettori submits Roberson

Jessica Eye not only failed to make weight for her flyweight matchup vs. Cynthia Calvillo, she failed to show up.
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UFC on ESPN 10 weigh-in results: Jessica Eye, Karl Roberson miss weight; one prelim canceled

The UFC returns home to Las Vegas for UFC on ESPN 10: Eye vs. Calvillo. It marks the promotion's third event at the Apex since it began regularly promoting events after a two-month shutdown.Friday's UFC on ESPN 10 weigh-in made the fight card official, although it left three bouts in question and one canceled altogether. Several fighters, including headliner Jessica Eye and co-main eventer Karl Roberson, missed weight.[UPDATE: UFC officials confirmed that all three bouts with fighters ...
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UFC on ESPN 8 weigh-in video: Urijah Faber and Marvin Vettori surprise alternates

(Subscribe to MMAWeekly.com on YouTube)* * *It's not all that odd that a fighter like Marvin Vettori weighs in as an alternate for a UFC event should someone get ill and fall off the card, especially after his fight on Wednesday was nixed. But it's a rather rare case when a UFC Hall of Fame member like Urijah Faber takes up such a role.Vettori weighed in during Friday's UFC on ESPN 8 weigh-in to serve as a back-up after his middleweight bout with Karl Roberson was canceled on Wedn...
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UFC: Smith vs. Teixeira main card opening bout canceled due to medical issues

The opening bout for Wednesday night's UFC Fight Night: Smith vs. Teixeira has been canceled because of medical issues.A middleweight bout between Karl Roberson and Marvin Vettori was scheduled to open the UFC Jacksonville main card on Wednesday night, but it has been nixed because of medical issues. UFC officials announced the cancellation Wednesday morning, noting the medical issues were unrelated to COVID-19. "Due to medical issues unrelated to COVID-19 after his weight cut, Karl Roberso...
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UFC: Smith vs. Teixeira main card bout canceled due to medical issues

The opening bout for Wednesday night's UFC Fight Night: Smith vs. Teixeira has been canceled because of medical issues.A middleweight bout between Karl Roberson and Marvin Vettori was scheduled to open the UFC Jacksonville main card on Wednesday night, but it has been nixed because of medical issues. UFC officials announced the cancellation Wednesday morning, noting the medical issues were unrelated to COVID-19. "Due to medical issues unrelated to COVID-19 after his weight cut, Karl Roberso...
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Amazon quietly rolled out its 'Uber for trucking' service to 48 states in a bid to own the booming digital freight brokerage space — and shore up its own supply-chain issues (AMZN)

Amazon has quietly expanded its freight brokerage service to 48 US states, following a trial run that was available in only 5 US states. The move comes as Amazon is dealing with a series of supply chain issues amid the coronavirus pandemic. More importantly, it shows Amazon is serious about growing its freight brokerage service, which matches truck drivers and packages that need to be shipped to other warehouses. Do you work at Amazon? Contact this reporter via encrypted messaging app Signal (...
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Most California Health Corps Enlistees Not Eligible To Join

SACRAMENTO (AP) — For days after Gov. Gavin Newsom announced the all-volunteer California Health Corps, he provided updates on how many retired medical workers had signed up and marveled at the numbers — 34,000 in the first 48 hours, 82,000 a week later. Newsom said the state would move quickly to get them to assist with the expected crush of coronavirus cases. The sign-ups reached 93,000, but the wave Newsom worried would overwhelm hospitals hasn’t arrived. And the ranks of those in line to joi...
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Thunder’s Andre Roberson feels like he’s ready to return to the court

Oklahoma City Thunder forward Andre Roberson hasn’t played in a game since January of 2018. Over two years later, and after some setbacks, Roberson feels like he’s finally ready to play again. Roberson told the Catching up with the Family podcast that “I’m kinda past the rehab stage. I’m almost to the point where —
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As Thousands Join The Coronavirus Fight, There Are Few Rules For California Health Corps

SACRAMENTO (AP) – As tens of thousands of retired health care workers and medical and nursing students sign up for the newly established California Health Corps, almost nothing is known about how it will operate, how much it will cost and whether taxpayers will be liable for any malpractice. Gov. Gavin Newsom established the corps to staff the 66,000 additional hospital rooms he said could be needed when the coronavirus outbreak peaks in California in mid-May. Within three days sign-ups topped 7...
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As Thousands Join, Few Rules For California Health Corps

SACRAMENTO (AP) – As tens of thousands of retired health care workers and medical and nursing students sign up for the newly established California Health Corps, almost nothing is known about how it will operate, how much it will cost and whether taxpayers will be liable for any malpractice. Gov. Gavin Newsom established the corps to staff the 66,000 additional hospital rooms he said could be needed when the coronavirus outbreak peaks in California in mid-May. Within three days sign-ups topped 7...
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‘No Words’: Seven Family Members Found Dead in Suspected Murder-Suicide

A North Carolina man killed six of his family members over the weekend before turning the gun on himself, authorities said Monday.The Chatham County Sheriff’s Office said Larry Don Ray, 66, fatally shot six relatives at multiple homes on the same property Sunday afternoon in Moncure.The six family members who died have been identified as Jeanie Ray, 67; Helen Mason, 93; Ellis Mansfield, 73; Lisa Mansfield, 54; John Paul Sanderford, 41; and Nicole Sanderford, 39. Two teenage sons who lost their p...
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C Roberson & Co and an e-catalogue to drool over!

Today I was looking up a particular art material and came upon the e-catalogue of C Roberson & Co - and I started drooling alternated with reading. Below is a REVIEW of: the history of C... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Making A Mark]
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Frisch getrennt? Mit diesen Büchern überstehst du den Valentinstag

Trennungen sind hart. Du weinst sehr viel, musst ständig an die Person denken, die dir das Herz gebrochen hat und fragst dich, warum gerade du so einen Schmerz verdient hast. Das alles zu überstehen und auch ohne ihn oder sie glücklich zu sein, scheint gerade am Anfang wie eine unlösbare Aufgabe. Doch darum geht es im Grunde nach einem Beziehungsaus: Eine neue Normalität zu schaffen und zu lernen, wer man ohne ihn oder sie eigentlich ist.Dieser Prozess braucht aber seine Zeit. Und wie könnte ma...
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Report: Bears land top CFL free agent Tre Roberson

The Bears have made an intriguing signing, landing the services of the much sought after CFL cornerback Tre Roberson. Roberson has an interesting background. After transferring to Illinois State and playing the 2014 and 2015 college football seasons with the Red Birds, Roberson turned pro and ultimately went undrafted as an extremely under-the-radar prospect.
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Anthony Roberson treasures first touchdown reception

Saturday's victory at Tulane was a memorable one for Anthony Roberson. Stepping into the primary tight end role after Jake Hescock left the game due to an injury, Roberson, a redshirt junior, not only had his first career catch but also his first touchdown, a pivotal fourth-down reception from Darriel Mack Jr. that put UCF up two scores late in the third quarter. "I was ready," Roberson said this week.
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Roberson leads Northwestern St. past Centenary 84-57

NATCHITOCHES, La. (AP) — Jairus Roberson came off the bench to tally 13 points to carry Northwestern State to an 84-57 win over Centenary on Tuesday night to open the season. Larry Owens had 12 points for Northwestern State. John Norvel added 10 points. LaTerrance Reed had 10 points for the Demons, who had 12 […]
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New Zealand shooting: Brenton Tarrant charged after 50 killed in attacks on two mosques in Christchurch

New Zealand shooting: 49 killed across two mosques​ PM Jacinda Ardern vows to change gun laws Suspect appears in court charged with murder Everything we know about the shooter Brenton Tarrant The victims: Afghan refugee viewed country as 'slice of paradise' Tech giants told 'enough is enough' after shooting live-streamed  Everything we know so far about the Christchurch attacks The main suspect in mass shootings at two New Zealand mosques was charged with one count of murder on S...
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Reyer survive a choppy flight

It started out so well but Reyer Venezia got flat fast before eventually closing out a win over a game Fribourg. Emmet Ryan was in Venice to take in the action Gonna fly now roared through a largely full Palasport Talierico in what seemed a touch misplaced move. I’m sure it’s normal but Reyer Venezia could hardly have seen themselves in the Rocky role, even if their recent rise has been of that nature. Their opponents, Fribourg Olympic, had enjoyed an extraordinary run just to get to the regula...
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California moves toward healthcare for more, not yet healthcare for all

Elizabeth Aguilera Contributor Share on Twitter Elizabeth Aguilera is an award-winning multi-media journalist who will cover health and social services for CALmatters. She joins CALmatters from Southern California Public Radio/KPCC 89.3, where she produced stories about community health. It was way easier for candidate Gavin Newsom to endorse  single-payer healthcare  coverage for everyone than it is now for Gov. Newsom to ...
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Fearing for Your Life is NOT Acceptable 2.0, Remember Jemel Roberson ~ VIDEO

Opinion by Philip Smith – President National African American Gun Association. USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- I am afraid I won't have to write a commentary from scratch this month.I momentarily thought I was going to get an opportunity to have a light hearted and spirited discussion on some basics of firearm use relating to “muscle memory” or possibly revisiting the best tool for home defense debate between “shotgun vs handgun”. I even thought about writing about men vs women trying to determine what ...
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NRA's 'good guy with a gun' theory is flawed

On November 11, 2018, Jemel Roberson, a 26-year-old security guard, was shot and killed by a police officer responding to a shooting at Manny's Blue Room Bar in the predominantly black community of Robbins, Illinois, about 20 miles outside Chicago. Roberson was black, while the veteran officer who opened fire -- identified only as a regional SWAT team leader -- is white.
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Opinion: Recent police shootings upend the NRA's 'good guy with a gun' theory

On November 11, 2018, Jemel Roberson, a 26-year-old security guard, was shot and killed by a police officer responding to a shooting at Manny's Blue Room Bar in the predominantly black community of Robbins, Illinois, about 20 miles outside Chicago. Roberson was black, while the veteran officer who opened fire -- identified only as a regional SWAT team leader -- is white.
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Thunder's Roberson has setback; out six weeks

Oklahoma City Thunder guard Andre Roberson had another setback with his surgically repaired left knee and it will keep him out at least six more weeks, a team spokesperson said.
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Man Killed by Police at Alabama Mall Was a ‘Good Guy With a Gun,’ Family’s Lawyer Says

The parents of Emantic Fitzgerald Bradford Jr. said that he pulled out a gun after a gunman opened fire inside the Riverchase Galleria in Hoover, Ala., to protect shoppers.
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Kanye West Donated $150K to Family of Black Security Guard Killed by Cop

Kanye West has stepped up in a major way to help the family of Jemel Roberson, the black security guard who was killed by a white police officer responding to an active shooter call.Last Sunday (Nov. 11) morning, Roberson was reportedly working security at Manny’s Blue Room in Robbins, Illinois around 4 a.m. when several drunk customers were ordered out of the bar. One of those customers returned a short time later with a gun and opened fire inside the establishment.Doing his job, Roberson—who w...
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