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Sunday April 24th, 2022 night edition

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Because President Biden knows the cost of inaction is too great, he is taking bold executive action and reaffirming his calls on Congress to address the climate crisis.

The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law provides historic wildfire resilience funding and calls for prioritizing the restoration of old-growth forests.

Building on this directive and the Administration’s commitment to climate-smart forest stewardship, today’s Executive Order will:.

Safeguard mature and old-growth forests on federal lands , as part of a science-based approach to reduce wildfire risk.

to support local economies and ensure we retain forest ecosystems and sustainable supplies of forest products for years to come.

To strengthen America’s forests and advance a holistic, science-based approach to wildfire resilience and forest restoration, this Executive Order advances action on:.

Combat Commodity-Driven Deforestation: A major driver of global deforestation is forest clearing to produce agricultural commodities like beef, soy, and palm oil. »

Baldur's Gate 3 Will Officially Leave Early Access and Be Released in 2023

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Larian Studios has revealed that Baldur's Gate 3 will officially leave early access and be released in 2023.

"So, join us in early access on our journey to Baldur's Gate 3, or come along in 2023 when the game releases.".

The Early Access version of Baldur's Gate 3 was released in October 2020 and featured a wealth of content. »

Reps. Matt Gaetz and Jim Jordan plotted with Trump to stop Biden from becoming president, House January 6 committee says

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Jan. 6 committee says GOP lawmakers worked with the Trump White House to stop Biden from becoming president.

Reps. Matt Gaetz, Jim Jordan, and Marjorie Taylor Greene were among the GOP representatives named by a former White House aide.

The committee filed deposition excerpts on Friday, which detail how Republican lawmakers, such as Reps. Matt Gaetz and Jim Jordan, plotted with Trump to stop then-candidate Joe Biden from becoming president. »

‘We need more protection’: Mail carriers sound alarm over surge in robberies

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Postal Service mail carrier was walking his route in Brooklyn, New York, when he suddenly found himself in a harrowing situation.

The keys, which are used to unlock mail collection boxes, are highly coveted by criminals seeking to steal mail.

Between 2018 and 2021, robberies of mail carriers more than tripled, and robberies involving a gun more than quadrupled, according to U.S. »

Florida Atheist Petitions to Ban the Bible in Miami-Dade and Broward Schools

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This week, in letters sent to superintendents in eight school districts in Florida — including Miami-Dade County Public Schools (MDCPS) and Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) — Stevens, an avowed atheist, petitions the districts to ban the Christian Bible from classrooms and libraries, citing its inclusion of inappropriate topics.

"If they're gonna ban books, then the whole library should be in play.

"Stevens cites age inappropriateness, social-emotional learning, mentions of bestiality and rape, and "wokeness" as reasons to ban the Bible. »