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Sunday September 4th, 2022 morning edition

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FILE - A Chevrolet Volt hybrid car is seen charging at a ChargePoint charging station at a parking garage in Los Angeles, Oct. 17, 2018.

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Seventeen states with vehicle emission standards tied to rules established in California face weighty decisions on whether to follow that state’s strictest-in-the nation new rules that require all new cars, pickups and SUVs to be electric or hydrogen powered by 2035.

Under the Clean Air Act , states must abide by the federal government’s standard vehicle emissions standards unless they at least partially opt to follow California’s stricter requirements.

The legal ground is a bit murkier in Minnesota, where the state’s “Clean Cars” rule has been a political minefield and the subject of a legal fight.

But the reduced range of battery-powered vehicles in cold weather makes them less attractive in northern tier states, he said.

Minnesota’s rules already threaten to saddle dealers with more electric vehicles than their customers will buy, he said, and adopting the California ban would make things worse. »

Racine County man who illegally requested absentee ballots to prove voter fraud exists has been charged

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Racine County man who illegally requested absentee ballots to prove voter fraud exists has been charged.

MADISON - A Racine County man who illegally requested absentee ballots to prove election fraud is possible has been charged with election fraud, the Wisconsin Department of Justice announced Thursday.

He was charged on Thursday with two counts of election fraud and two counts of unauthorized use of an individual's personal identifying information related to his scheme to commit fraud. »

The Callisto Protocol will get “full year of support” — update

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The Callisto Protocol might get new modes and DLC post-launch, with developer Striking Distance Studios planning to invest in the title as the beginning of a major, "expandable" franchise.

Will the Callisto Protocol be getting post-launch DLC?.

Let us know in the comments if you're more likely to check out The Callisto Protocol now that it has some longevity planned. »

Police apologise for wrongful conviction of man executed 70 years ago

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The family of a man wrongly convicted of murder has been given a police apology for the “terrible suffering” the miscarriage of justice caused, 70 years after he was executed in a British prison.

However, in 1998 after tireless campaigning by his family, his conviction was the first Criminal Case Review Commission referral to be quashed at the court of appeal.

In 2001 the Mattan family received compensation from the Home Office but had not received an apology from the police until now. »