Health officials from the Tri-County Health Department issued a statement and answered questions from reporters after the Grizzly Rose hosted hundreds of people over the weekend, in violation of current state health guidelines.
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The Chinese government on Friday defied expectations by doing something that's normally routine: setting a target for the economy.Beijing chose not to do so last year in the midst of 2020 uncertainty.Chinese Premier Li Keqiang laid out the nation's ambitions for its GDP at Beijing's yearly session of parliament."The main expected goals for development this year are GDP growth of more than 6%, urban surveyed unemployment rate of about 5.5%, consumer price index (CPI) at about 3%."The GDP growth target of 6% was seen as modest by analysts - who had predicted China's growth this year could soar to 8%.Last year China grew by just a little over 2%, its weakest in more than 40 years. However it was the only major economy to grow at all in 2020."China's development this year still faces many risks and challenges, but the fundamentals of the long-term economic improvement have not changed."Li also pledged to boost employment, pledging to create 11 million jobs.
Past US presidents have left a legacy of untruths ranging from the bizarre to the horrifying.
During several days of brutal cold in Texas, the city of Austin saw its fleet of 12 new electric buses rendered inoperative by a statewide power outage. The city's transit agency has budgeted $650 million over 20 years for electric buses and a charging facility for 187 such vehicles. Austin's predicament highlights the challenges facing governments, utilities and auto manufacturers as they respond to climate change.
A Missouri pastor is reportedly seeking 'professional counseling' after he told women to lose weight and strive to be like Melania Trump for their husbands
Former NBA star Deron Williams says he tried to recruit star players to the Jazz but no one wanted to play in Utah
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Meghan, Duchess of Sussex 'called all the PR shots', say royal sources despite Oprah interview claims she was gagged
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MSNBC host and former Republican congressman Joe Scarborough says there's 'no doubt' that the GOP is 'unsavable'
Kim Kardashian will reportedly stay in family's $60 million mansion as part of divorce from Kanye West
A Texas middle school student said he was forced to drink urine by teammates at a sleepover. His mom called the bullying racially motivated.
A Texas high school removed an assignment on chivalry where female students were directed to cater to men like in medieval times
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A Georgia teen charged for alleged involvement in the U.S. Capitol riot now admits he “was wrong” for his actions and hopes to spend his pretrial days with his folks, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported Friday. Bruno Cua, 18, is the youngest of more than 300 people accused of having stormed the Capitol on Jan. 6 in support of former President Donald Trump and has been in custody since ...
A YouTuber duo had royal 'experts' comment on Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's interview before they'd seen it
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Miley Cyrus said playing her alter ego Hannah Montana on her hit Disney show led to an 'identity crisis'
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The first shipment of the vaccine read, "1st J&J pack out — get healthy."
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Stakes are different than what Tar Heels, Blue Devils are used to, but Saturday’s game could have sealed postseason fate for both schools
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'Let kids be kids': California considers bill requiring gender-neutral children's sections at large retailers
In a push for inclusivity, a proposed bill in California will ban large retail stores from dividing children's items by gender.