The Daily Populous

Wednesday September 22nd, 2021 night edition

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An Oregon elementary school teacher showed up to work in blackface to protest a COVID-19 vaccine mandate.

The teacher claimed to be dressing up like Rosa Parks, a Black civil rights leader.

The school district recently banned Black Lives Matter and LGBT pride flags from its campuses.

An elementary school teacher in Newberg, Oregon, showed up to school in blackface last week and claimed to be portraying Rosa Parks to protest a COVID-19 vaccine mandate, according to the Newberg Graphic.

The state of Oregon imposed a vaccine mandate in August for K-12 teachers, saying they must be fully vaccinated by October 18.

According to the Newberg Graphic, the teacher worked at Mabel Rush Elementary School, a part of the Newberg School District.

The blackface incident is a part of a pattern of racist incidents in the school district. »

Recycling solar panels: Making the numbers work

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At that price, a profitable and sustainable solar panel recycling industry could establish itself by 2032.

The NREL research said that specific tools could be effective at minimizing the landfilling of solar panels.

The second option would subsidize solar panel recycling in order to lower the effective cost of recycling solar panels as the industry scales. »

'There isn't any fighting here anymore' — Taliban commander says some fighters are worried they'll miss their chance at martyrdom now that they're in control

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Taliban fighters are struggling to adjust to their new roles maintaining security now that the group has regained control of Afghanistan after being ousted 20 years ago, The Washington Post reported.

Commander Abdulrahman Nifiz told The Post that the 250 fighters under his control were not used to the lack of fighting.

"Many of my fighters are worried that they missed their chance at martyrdom in the war," Nifiz told The Post. »

Prince Andrew is served sexual assault lawsuit in United States

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NEW YORK, Sept 21 (Reuters) - Britain's Prince Andrew has been served with a sexual assault lawsuit in the United States by lawyers for a woman who says she was forced to have sex with him at the London home of a friend of convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, court papers show.

Giuffre's lawyers previously said they also served Andrew, who is Queen Elizabeth's second son, in Britain.

1/2 Britain's Prince Andrew leaves St Mary the Virgin church in Hillington, near royal Sandringham estate, in Norfolk, Britain January 19, 2020. »

Leaked Memo Shows How Trump's Lawyer Wanted Pence To Overturn Elections

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KEY POINTS The leaked memo outlined six steps Pence could take to declare Trump the winner of the election.

Pence argued that the Constitution did not give him the power to overturn the election results.

In the book "Peril," conservative lawyer John Eastman allegedly sent a two-page memo that outlined several steps Pence could take to overturn the election on Jan. 6, the day when the U.S. Congress was scheduled to confirm the Electoral College votes. »