The Daily Populous

Tuesday December 31st, 2019 night edition

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See our previous coverage of the salute that sparked outrage.

“I have reviewed the factual information regarding this incident that was provided by Secretary Sandy, and have approved all of his recommendations,” Gov. Justice said.

“I expressed my thanks to him and the entire Department for quickly getting this report done.

“As I said from the beginning, I condemn the photo of Basic Training Class 18 in the strongest possible terms.

This kind of behavior will not be tolerated on my watch in any agency of State government.

“We have a lot of good people in our Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety.

Now, we must continue to move forward and work diligently to make sure nothing like this ever happens again.”. »

#PresidentSanders Trends As Vermont Senator Reportedly Leads Democratic Fundraising Race

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On Monday morning, #PresidentSanders started trending as supporters of the Vermont Senator tweeted praise for the Democratic presidential contender, buoyed in part by the latest news of his fundraising success.

Sanders leads the other Democratic primary contenders in terms of fundraising, having announced that he had gathered 4.86 million contributions, with an average of $18 per donation, according to The New York Times.

Politico reported that after being written off as someone who was too far left to win the Democratic primary, "something has changed.". »

North Atlantic Current may cease temporarily in the next century

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The North Atlantic Current transports warm water from the Gulf of Mexico towards Europe, providing much of north-western Europe with a relatively mild climate.

However, there is a 15 percent likelihood that there will be a temporary change in the current in the next 100 years.

Ocean scientists have found that the Atlantic Ocean currents are sensitive to the amount of fresh water at the surface. »

When Will We Stop Screwing Poor and Rural Americans on Broadband?

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Americans in low-income neighborhoods and rural areas get slower broadband speeds even though they generally pay similar monthly prices as their counterparts in wealthy and urban areas.

These are among the findings of a Wall Street Journal analysis of America’s internet bills.

Plus, lower-income and rural customers are routinely hit with extra fees that others aren’t. »

Learning from the bears

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Grizzly bears spend many months in hibernation, but their muscles do not suffer from the lack of movement.

The grizzly bears’ strategy could help prevent muscle atrophy in humans as well.

“Obviously, it is important for the muscle to produce these amino acids itself – otherwise the amino acids might not reach the places where they are needed,” speculates the MDC scientist. »