The Daily Populous

Wednesday March 8th, 2023 evening edition

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The mint started "doping" its gold as a cost-saving measure When it got caught for some of its gold dipping below Shanghai Gold Exchange standards, it kept it quiet.

Last year alone it sold $20.3 billion in gold.

But in recent years the 124-year-old institution, officially known as Gold Corporation, has been plagued by a series of scandals.

WA Premier Mark McGowan had ministerial responsibility for the mint for four years until March 2021.

Perth Mint has been a pillar of Western Australia's gold industry for more than 120 years.

This would then need to be transported back to Perth and recast before it could be sold again.

"Potentially you'll get gold buyers in the market going, 'Can we trust anything coming out of the Perth Mint? »

League of Legends MMO producer departing Riot Games

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League of Legends MMO producer Greg Street has announced plans to depart Riot Games.

Street was executive producer on Riot's forthcoming League of Legends MMO, but he's assured fans the game is still in production.

Riot Games president Marc Merrill has followed up the news with an update on the LoL MMO. »

The Tennessee House Just Passed a Bill Completely Gutting Marriage Equality

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As expected, Carlson is using the footage to try diluting the reality of how violent the riot was.

Or, more straightforwardly, this is all motivated by the right wing simply not believing in facing consequences for its own actions.

Regardless, the exclusive collab between the most powerful member of the House and the biggest media corporation in America is already making room for members of Congress to embrace the proposition:. »

5 Texas women denied abortions sue the state, saying the bans put them in danger

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5 Texas women denied abortions sue the state, saying the bans put them in danger.

AUSTIN — Five women who were denied abortions under Texas law while facing medical crises are suing the state, asking a judge to clarify exceptions to the laws.

Four of the five women ultimately left Texas to seek abortions in other states, among them Colorado and Washington. »

Alligator believed to have been stolen from a zoo more than 20 years ago returns to same zoo

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An alligator believed to have been stolen from a Texas zoo more than 20 years ago has been returned to the zoo it was allegedly taken from.

It is alleged that the volunteer stole either an egg or young alligator hatchling decades ago, put it in her pocket and kept it as a pet.

Employees from the zoo, which is in New Braunfels near San Antonio, traveled about 50 miles to the woman's house to retrieve the alligator. »