The Daily Populous

Thursday December 23rd, 2021 evening edition

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Here's what was in the time capsule found in the pedestal of Robert E. Lee statue.

Snow could pile as high as a one-story building for some in US.

The alleged violations stem from "detrimental personal conduct including notifying law enforcement officers to attend a 'clinic' where they would be able to obtain proof of COVID 19 vaccination cards without being vaccinated," the letter said.

The vaccine fraud accusations come as the Omicron variant is spreading rapidly both in the US and worldwide.

Full vaccination as well as boosters provide the best protection against the highly contagious variant that has been alarming health officials amid the holiday season.

Smith, in a statement to the local newspaper, said in part: "To make a long story short, in retrospect, I made a mistake.".

Smith told the Stanly News & Press that a friend called and told him about a mobile vaccination clinic. »

Canada should temporarily ban foreign home buyers, rezone cities - housing minister

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OTTAWA, Dec 21 (Reuters) - Municipalities should rezone broadly to allow more density and Canada should temporarily ban foreign buyers to help alleviate the housing affordability crunch faced by residents, the country's housing minister said on Tuesday.

"That's one of the ways to easily increase housing supply by using the same land for single-family dwelling and creating more units.".

Hussen said he supports the foreign buyer ban, but did not provide any details on how and when it would be implemented, deferring to Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland. »

After Backlash, Ubisoft Calls Gaming NFTs a ‘Major Change That Will Take Time’

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Ubisoft recently became the first traditional gaming giant to implement in-game NFTs with the launch of its Tezos-based Quartz platform, but the publisher faced significant backlash from gamers.

Today, alongside announcing a new alliance with, Ubisoft discussed the fan response with Decrypt, calling video game NFTs a “major change” for players.

In any case, Ubisoft went ahead with its plans—unlike GSC Game World with S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2’s planned NFTs, or gaming-centric chat app Discord with its own crypto wallet integration. »

Monster: The Completely Useless and Undemocratic US Senate – Mother Jones

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With no margin for error, Manchin, the caucus’ most conservative member, would command outsized influence on the party’s agenda.

It’s easy to fall into a trap when complaining about these things, though, of confusing the Senate you have with the Senate you want.

In last year’s edition of Heroes and Monsters, my colleague Nathalie Baptiste called the Senate a “dysfunctional mess,” for reasons that are rooted in the nature of the Senate itself. »