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Guest Post: Linda Morrison

  I am a finder, and maker. I am a 67-year-old woman,  I am lucky  I am happy And I found my tribe.     I hate to travel, but the opportunity to spend a week roaming around Provence  with Corey as a guide seemed like a worthwhile endeavor.   Corey took us to a small market in her village,   while the others in the group shopped and wandered,   I watched as the vendors did a dance that was familiar to me.   I loved being a street vendor,        For many years I sold at a weekly flea market in ...
Tags: Travel, France, United States, Seattle, Provence, Joe, Corey, Linda, Spokane Washington, Tacoma Washington, Elsie de Wolfe, French la Vie, Linda Morrison, Luluz, Frona, Facebook Linda


5 Points On Why The Latest COVID Crisis Is So Bad, And Why It’s Poised To Get Much Worse

The current, national COVID-19 outbreak is far and away the worst the virus has ever been, and the federal government is doing less to combat it than it’s ever done. The virus shattered records this week on hospitalizations and case growth, bending the curve of new cases in the U.S. towards a nearly vertical upward tragectory, showing rapid spread. And with the death toll spiraling upwards as well, the country is in for a grim winter. Even now, some epidemiologists are, unwillingly, beginning...
Tags: Utah, News, Congress, New York City, America, Pennsylvania, North Dakota, Michigan, Trinity, Illinois, Tacoma Washington, Jackson Mississippi, Utah Department of Health, Minot North Dakota, Sather, Kaiser Family Foundation


California Woman Sentenced In Disability Fraud Scheme

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A woman was sentenced Monday to 2 1/2 years in prison for scheming with a California state employee to file hundreds of thousands of dollars in fraudulent claims for disability insurance benefits. Angela Stubblefield, of Tacoma, Washington, was also ordered by a judge to pay nearly $220,000 in restitution, the U.S. Attorney’s Office said in a statement. Stubblefield’s co-defendant Katherine Decker worked for the California Employment Development Department. Decker used ...
Tags: News, California, Office, Local, Roseville, Identity Theft, Feb, Decker, Sacramento Calif, Lathrop, Tacoma Washington, Employment Development Department, California Employment Development Department, Edd, Stubblefield, Angela Stubblefield


Meet the billionaires bankrolling Joe Biden's 2020 campaign

Joe Biden has 94 billionaire backers, according to Forbes. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/File Photo At least 134 billionaires or their spouses have donated to former Vice President Joe Biden's presidential campaign, per a Forbes analysis of federal campaign records from September. The billionaires behind Netflix, SlimFast, Hyatt hotels, LinkedIn, and Star Wars all donated various amounts to Biden's election bid. While it's true that Estée Lauder heir Ronald Lauder gave $200,000 to President Donal...
Tags: Apple, Google, Elon Musk, Politics, New York, Texas, London, Microsoft, Obama, Australia, California, Washington Post, Steve Jobs, Stanford, New York City, US


Mars Wrigley warehouse workers say they're getting yelled at for washing their hands and wiping down equipment amid an $8 billion boom for candy this Halloween

Inside the battle to get hazard pay at a Mars Wrigley's warehouse. Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Workers at an Illinois distribution center for candy maker Mars Wrigley have been demanding the company provide hazard pay and improve safety protocols during the COVID-19 pandemic. Mars Wrigley produces popular candies like Twix, Skittles, and M&M's. Ahead of this Halloween, the National Confectioners Association reported a 25% increase in chocolate sales. Michael Samuel, a former worker...
Tags: Halloween, News, Labor, Washington Post, US, America, Trends, Workers, Bbc, Chicago, Employees, Retail, West Africa, Warren Buffett, Mars, DHL


'Candy should not be more important than our lives': Mars Wrigley warehouse workers are calling for safe working conditions during the COVID-19 pandemic

Inside the battle to get hazard pay at a Mars Wrigley's warehouse. Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Workers at an Illinois distribution center for candy maker Mars Wrigley have been demanding the company provide hazard pay and improve safety protocols during the COVID-19 pandemic. Mars Wrigley produces popular candies like Twix, Skittles, and M&M's. Ahead of this Halloween, the National Confectioners Association reported a 25% increase in chocolate sales. Michael Samuel, a former worker...
Tags: Halloween, News, Labor, Washington Post, US, America, Trends, Workers, Bbc, Chicago, Employees, Retail, West Africa, Warren Buffett, Mars, DHL


Socially distanced attractions and activities for a road trip across the Pacific Northwest that are actually worth the stop

Capilano Suspension Bridge Park in British Columbia, Canada. Education Images/Universal Images Group via Getty Images The coronavirus pandemic has made it unsafe to travel internationally and travel experts previously told Business Insider that road trips would be the vacation of the summer. CDC Director Robert Redfield predicts the pandemic will last through the fall and winter. We surfed Trip Advisor for the highest-rated attractions in the Pacific Northwest within recommended social dis...
Tags: Travel, Apple, Google, Photos, Facebook, California, Washington Post, Cdc, Washington, Oregon, Life, US, Beck, Trends, Features, Canada


Aero Precision Behind the Scenes: Manufacturing Expansion ~ VIDEO

 Tacoma, Washington – -(AmmoLand.com)- This year has set an unprecedented demand for the firearms industry. All of us at Aero Precision are constantly being asked by our valued customers what we are doing to adapt to these extreme conditions. We pride ourselves on being able to provide an affordable product to the end-user without sacrificing the quality that you have come to expect from Aero Precision. Increasing our manufacturing capacity during these trying times while maintaining our hi...
Tags: Guns, Aero, Derek, Tacoma Washington, Aero Precision, Shooting Industry News, Ammoland TV, Aero Precision Increasing


Half million Oregonians evacuate as death toll in West wildfires rises to 16

SALEM, Ore./MEDFORD, Ore. (Reuters) - Around half a million people in Oregon evacuated as dozens of extreme, wind-driven wildfires scorched U.S. West Coast states on Friday, destroying thousands of homes and killing at least 16 people, state and local authorities said. Blazes jumped from wildfires burning through scrub and forest to suburban firestorms as flames jumped from house to house. Online video from the Tacoma, Washington, area showed fires starting in a residential area and setting ho...
Tags: News, Oregon, West Coast, Tacoma Washington, SALEM Ore MEDFORD Ore Reuters


California Ups Early Inmate Release Estimate Amid Objections

SACRAMENTO (AP) – State prison officials say as many as 17,600 California inmates may be released early due to the coronavirus, 70% more than previously estimated and a total that victims and police say includes dangerous criminals who should stay locked up. The releases also are causing consternation as probation officers and community organizations scramble to provide housing, transportation and other services for inmates who may pose a public health risk because several hundred have been paro...
Tags: News, Prison, California, California News, Sacramento, Karen, Williams, Gavin Newsom, Marshall Project, San Quentin State Prison, Tacoma Washington, McDaniel, AP State, Newsom, Dana Simas, Davis California


6 Trendy Vacation Ideas That Don’t Require Air Travel

In the wake of a worldwide pandemic shutdown, most of us have resigned to domestic travel for the remainder of this year rather than seeking out trendy vacation ideas.  But just because you don’t want the hassle of going through the airport doesn’t mean your vacation has to be boring. From colorful murals to hip eateries and trendy bars, there are so many perfect vacation destinations here in the United States that will make everyone on Instagram wish they were in your shoes. Best of al...
Tags: Travel, Fashion, America, United States, Idaho, Miami, Road, Seattle, Tacoma, Durham, Instagram Photos, Durham North Carolina, Don, Boise, South Beach, Wynwood


Family of Tacoma man heard saying, 'I can't breathe' during arrest troubled by 'ever-shifting' narrative

Manuel Ellis' family isn't buying the story put forth by Tacoma, Washington, police that Ellis was "combative" and attacked an officer before he died in police custody.
Tags: Cnn, Tacoma, Ellis, Tacoma Washington, Manuel Ellis


Black man who died in Tacoma police custody can be heard screaming 'I can't breathe' on dispatcher audio

A black man who died in police custody in Tacoma, Washington, could be heard on dispatcher audio screaming "I can't breathe," according to an attorney for the man's family.
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Black man who died in Tacoma police custody can be heard screaming 'I can't breathe' on dispatcher audio

A black man who died in police custody in Tacoma, Washington, could be heard on dispatcher audio screaming "I can't breathe," according to an attorney for the man's family.
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Tacoma man died 'due to physical restraint' while in police custody, medical examiner says

The death of a man while in the custody of police in Tacoma, Washington, earlier this year was "due to physical restraint," according to a county medical examiner.
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Tacoma mayor has demanded 4 officers be fired after a black man died in police custody

The mayor of Tacoma, Washington, is demanding that four police officers be fired and prosecuted following the death of a black man in police custody earlier this year.
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Tacoma man died 'due to physical restraint' while in police custody, medical examiner says

The death of a man while in the custody of police in Tacoma, Washington, earlier this year was "due to physical restraint," according to a county medical examiner.
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Manuel Ellis: Death of Tacoma Man Who Said “I Can’t Breathe” While in Police Custody Ruled a Homicide, 4 Cops Placed on Leave

Before there was George Floyd, there were countless others, including Manuel Ellis. Manuel Ellis, 33, died in police custody on March 3rd after stating he couldn’t breathe during an altercation with Tacoma, Washington police officers. His death was just ruled a homicide. The Pierce County Medical Examiner’s Office determined on Wednesday (Jun. 3) that Ellis died of respiratory arrest due to hypoxia due to physical restraint and officially ruled his death a homicide. The report also shows that me...
Tags: Crime, News, Washington, Jazz, Homicide, Police Brutality, Tacoma, Ellis, Tacoma Washington, JUN, Gary Horcher, Pierce County Medical Examiner s Office, George Floyd, Manuel Ellis, Tacoma Man Who Said, Manuel Ellis Manuel Ellis


Another Man Who Said 'I Can't Breathe' Died in Custody. An Autopsy Calls It Homicide.

SEATTLE -- A black man who called out "I can't breathe" before dying in police custody in Tacoma, Washington, was killed as a result of oxygen deprivation and the physical restraint that was used on him, according to details of a medical examiner's report released Wednesday.The Pierce County Medical Examiner's Office concluded that the death of the man, Manuel Ellis, 33, was a homicide. Investigators with the Pierce County Sheriff's Department were in the process of preparing a r...
Tags: News, Minnesota, Minneapolis, Washington, New York Times, Seattle, Tacoma, Floyd, Inslee, Police Department, Ellis, Jay Inslee, Tacoma Washington, Giordano, Ellis Ellis, Tacoma Police Department


These are the 10 most powerful US staffing firms used by companies like Google and Apple. Here's how to get on their lists.

The US staffing industry is a $90 billion business.  Companies like Google, Volkswagen, and Uber are increasingly turning to staffing firms to provide contract labor.  Here are the 10 largest staffing companies, according to consultancy Staffing Industry Analysts, plus tips on how to land a job with their help. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Finding the right job might start with selecting the right staffing company. In the US, staffing agencies generated $90 billion in r...
Tags: Apple, Google, Australia, Disney, US, Trends, Atlanta, Bloomberg, South Africa, Netherlands, New Zealand, Switzerland, Sia, Michigan, Deloitte, Volkswagen


Woman arrested – allegedly posed as newborn photographer to steal baby using drugged cupcake

It’s like the plot of a low budget movie. Pierce County Sheriff’s Department in Tacoma, Washington, says that they have arrested former Colorado Springs mayoral candidate, Juliette Parker, and her 16-year-old daughter. The charge? Well, they say she allegedly posed as a newborn photographer in an attempt to steal a baby from a new mother […] The post Woman arrested – allegedly posed as newborn photographer to steal baby using drugged cupcake appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, News, Newborn, Colorado Springs, Tacoma Washington, Newborn Photography, Pierce County Sheriff s Department, Fake Photographer, Juliette Parker


The High Cost of a Free Coding Bootcamp

Students at Lambda School say the program hasn't delivered on its promise. From the report: Bethany Surber was sleeping on friends' couches and living out of her car when she first heard about Lambda School, a buzzy coding bootcamp that promised world-class instructors and a top-tier curriculum. Best of all, it wouldn't cost a cent -- at least not up front. The school encouraged students to defer tuition until they landed a stable job, then pay back a share of their income. Surber and her boyfri...
Tags: Amazon, Microsoft, Tech, Lambda, Seattle, Tacoma Washington, Surber, Lambda School, Bethany Surber, Tacoma Now


For Governors, Power to Pardon Carries Political Risks

When a radio host asked Matt Bevin, the former governor of Kentucky, why he had pardoned a man convicted of raping a child, Bevin's first response was, "Which one?""Because there were a couple of people that were accused of that whose sentences I commuted," he said.Bevin, a Republican, had already been criticized for issuing more than 600 pardons and sentence reductions just before he left office Dec. 10, including to men who were convicted of murder and rape, and one whose family had suppor...
Tags: News, Minnesota, Mississippi, California, Kentucky, Ap, Maine, Arkansas, New York Times, Fox News, Associated Press, Ai, California Supreme Court, Donald Trump, Mike Huckabee, Trump


Portland embraces inaugural Bridge City CX event

The downtown Portland skyline looms as racers plunge onto the beach.(See full gallery here)(Photos © J. Maus) “This feels quite a bit bigger than bike racing. This is an event for the city and for Sellwood.”— Erik Tonkin, race organizer Portland’s cyclocross season ended with a bang on Sunday as our community embraced an exciting new venue and event. Bridge City CX was truly an instant classic. 560 racers signed up for a challenging and fun course many said was the best they’d ever ridden...
Tags: Usa, Sport, Front Page, Racing, Cycling, Portland, Willamette, Tacoma Washington, Carl Decker, Cyclocross, Jonathan Maus, Springwater Corridor, Sellwood, Erik Tonkin, Bridge City Cx, Party Zone


Cyclocross in the city! Buzz builds around new event at Oaks Park

Official event logo. The dream of a cyclocross race in the heart of Portland has come true. The venue is just two miles from Portland City Hall and right off the Springwater path. Sellwood Cycle Repair owner Erik Tonkin has announced plans for a race at Oaks Park. Bridge City CX is scheduled for Sunday, November 24th. That puts it one weekend after the final Cyclocross Crusade race and three weeks before the 2019 Cyclocross National Championships coming to Tacoma, Washington December 10-15...
Tags: Usa, Sport, Front Page, Racing, Cycling, Portland, Powell, Tacoma Washington, North Park, Portland City Hall, Tonkin, Cyclocross, Jonathan Maus, Springwater Corridor, Sellwood Bridge, Sellwood


Trouble in Tacoma, Council Adopts Gun Tax Despite Massive Opposition

The Tacoma, WA city council adopted a gun and ammunition Tax despite overwhelming opposition at a public meeting. (Dave Workman image) U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- Frustration and fury are evident in Pierce County, Washington following a vote by the Tacoma City Council to adopt a gun and ammunition tax despite overwhelming opposition from gun-owning citizens who have now started more than a half-dozen discussions on social media. The Tacoma News Tribune is reporting that the tax—adding $25 to the...
Tags: Facebook, Nbc, Guns, Fox, Seattle, King, Tacoma, Nra, Lynnwood, News Tribune, Tacoma Washington, Bruce Smith, Dave Workman, Tacoma News Tribune, KCPQ, Gun Rights News


Unintended Consequence of Gun Control: Wildlife Suffers

Like it or not, gun-toting hunters provide millions of dollars for wildlife conservation programs that would disappear if guns were banned. (Dave Workman photo) U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- Writing Monday in The Federalist, Nephi Cole—director of government relations and state affairs for the National Shooting Sports Foundation—exposed an untidy fact for gun control zealots, especially those running for the Democratic presidential nomination: Without hunters and shooters, the nation’s wildlife co...
Tags: Guns, America, Seattle, Tacoma, Nra, Phoenix, National Shooting Sports Foundation, Congressional Research Service, Spokane Washington, Tacoma Washington, National Audubon Society, Cole, FWS, Dave Workman, U S Fish Wildlife Service, KAMIAH Idaho


ADL, Antifa and Koch: Make Up the Toxic Anti-Trump League

Opinion Anti-Defamation League's Wacky Book of Hate Symbols USA – -(Ammoland.com)- The Anti-Defamation League is a joke. Once a respected civil rights organization dedicated to fighting extremism and hate against Jews, the ADL lies in bed with violent Antifa extremists and perpetuates hate against political opponents. The “progressive” group is now a brazenly partisan character assassination outfit headed by Jonathan Greenblatt, a Clinton/Obama operative and former George Soros-funded oper...
Tags: Guns, Germany, Virginia, New York Times, Silicon Valley, Nazi, Donald Trump, Charlottesville, Free Speech, Trump, Charles Koch, East Germany, Koch, Anti Defamation League, GEO Group, Michelle Malkin


Ted Bundy: Who was the serial killer and how did he die?

Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile, a biopic about serial killer Ted Bundy, has just been released.Zac Efron portrays the murderer in the Netflix film, while Lily Collins stars as Bundy's former girlfriend Elizabeth Kloepfer.Bundy is believed to have started killing and assaulting women in the 1970s, murdering dozens of them until the end of the decade.Here is what you should know about Bundy before you see Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile:Who was Ted Bundy?Theodore Robert ...
Tags: News, Netflix, New York Times, Associated Press, Zac Efron, Florida State University, Vanity Fair, Bundy, University of Washington, Burlington Vermont, Tacoma Washington, Florida State Prison, Lisa Levy, Lily Collins, Ted Bundy, Ann Rule


Instacart adjusts worker pay after uproar over tipping policy

Instacart is changing a controversial policy on how it pays workers who pick and deliver grocery orders, after protests over a pay system instituted last fall. The San Francisco-based startup said it would give workers the full tips from customers and stop docking parts of gratuity from fees Instacart pays them. It will also offer back pay. The retreat illustrates a delicate balance gig-economy startups struggle to maintain between keeping prices low for customers and paying their workers fairly...
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