The Daily Populous

Saturday September 3rd, 2022 evening edition

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School districts across the country are grappling with teacher shortages — and communities with unaffordable housing are often hit the hardest.

Now, her school district is trying something new: affordable housing on school property.

It's a 122-unit apartment complex that was approved by local voters and built for teachers and staff on property owned by the Jefferson Union High School District.

"It's very spacious," said Michaela Ott, who teaches biology at Jefferson High School, which is also in the district.

Jonathon Krupp, who has taught social science for 13 years, told CBS News he was "absolutely blown away" by the idea.

While other school districts still have vacancies, Carey said Terra Nova High School is fully staffed.

When asked what her message would be to other school districts, Carey said, "Just do it! »

Kids Yell “Poop” At Alexa, And These Musicians Profit

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Kids were stuck at home with little to do, and frazzled parents became more willing than usual to let their kids be entertained by an electronic device.

Amazon did not respond to requests for comment about whether it knows how often children yell “poop” at Alexa.

Lacking definitive proof that Amazon knows that these songs are primarily played by kids talking to Alexa, I believe there’s sufficient circumstantial evidence. »

Russia `alarmed' at no US visas to attend UN leaders meeting

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The Russian ambassador stressed that the United States, as the host country of the United Nations, is legally required to issue visas, adding that application to attend the high-level U.N. meetings starting Sept. 19 had been submitted to the U.S. Embassy in Moscow.

Already bad relations between the United States and Russia have worsened dramatically since Russia’s Feb. 24 invasion of Ukraine.

U.N. associate spokesperson Florencia Soto Nino-Martinez said the United Nations remains in close contact with the U.S. on issues under the U.N.-U.S. headquarters agreement including visas, and “we are doing so in this case” raised by Russia. »

Top secret documents in Trump's office were stored just steps away from Mar-a-Lago's 'completely open' catering hall, says Michael Cohen

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Michael Cohen that Mar-a-Lago's catering hall was steps away from where top secret documents were stored.

The FBI recovered seven "top secret" documents from inside Trump's office, the DOJ said on Friday.

Former Donald Trump's ex-attorney Michael Cohen said Thursday that top secret documents were just a few steps away from Mar-a-Lago's widely accessed catering hall, HuffPost reported. »