The Daily Populous

Wednesday May 4th, 2022 evening edition

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Robert "RJ" Regan has lost his bid to represent Michigan's 74th district, according to unofficial results reported by The Detroit Free Press on Tuesday night and with all precincts reporting.

Democrat Carol Glanville had defeated Regan in the special election by more than 1,500 votes based on results as of 10.30 p.m.

ET, winning 51 percent of the vote to Regan's 40 percent, while 7.9 percent support went to write-in candidates.

"West Michigan values of integrity, decency, and care for the common good won tonight," Glanville tweeted in response to her apparent victory.

We are united in fundamental ways, and I will take our values and concerns to the Capitol to affect positive change.

In March, Regan earned criticism from Democrats and Republicans over comments he made about rape during a virtual panel.

State Senator Mark Huizenga, who vacated the 74th district to pursue a successful state Senate bid, condemned Regan's remarks. »

Tasmania goes into carbon negative, with researchers saying native forests must be preserved

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Key points: Researchers say a "significant drop in native forest logging" around 2011 began a downturn in carbon emissions.

Researchers say a "significant drop in native forest logging" around 2011 began a downturn in carbon emissions A forestry industry group credits Tasmania being carbon negative as largely due to Tasmania's "responsible forest management".

"Tasmania has gone from being the emitter of carbon dioxide to now removing more than it is emitting to the atmosphere," Griffith University researcher Brendan Mackey said. »

Reggie Had To Fight For Wii Sports As A Pack-In, And Miyamoto Wasn't Happy

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Those copies included in system boxes counted in software sales, so it's the 'best-selling' Wii game at 82.9 million copies, against 101.63 Wii systems sold.

There's little doubt it was vital to the early appeal of the console, which contributed to it becoming such a success story for Nintendo.

Yet getting the title bundled was evidently the result of multiple challenging meetings internally, as Reggie Fils-Aimé outlines in his new book. »

Dave Chappelle attacked onstage by armed man while performing at L.A.'s Hollywood Bowl

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A man is transported into an ambulance after comedian Dave Chappelle was attacked on stage during stand-up Netflix show at the Hollywood Bowl, in Los Angeles, May 3, 2022, in this still image obtained from a social media video.

Witnesses said — and videos appeared to show — that the man was set upon by multiple people onstage immediately after he attacked Chappelle.

The idiot getting beaten down after attacking Dave Chappelle at Hollywood Bowl — Jed Simon (@JEDSIMON) May 4, 2022. »

Central African Republic: Abuses by Russia-Linked Forces

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In August 2018 the Central African Republic and Russian authorities signed an agreement under which “primarily former military officers” from Russia, also called “specialists”, would train Central African Republic forces.

Russia-linked forces in the Central African Republic do not wear a designated uniform with official insignia or other distinguishing features.

The UN says the first training conducted by “Russian instructors” of Central African forces concluded on March 31, 2018, since when Russia-linked forces have remained in the country. »