The Daily Populous

Friday March 24th, 2023 day edition

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The Boring Company faced some blowback from Texans who spoke out against its plans to dump treated wastewater into the water supply on Tuesday.

The Boring Company is facing criticism from Texans over its plans to dump treated wastewater.

One resident said about 400 people showed up at the public meeting on The Boring Company's plans.

Elon Musk's tunnel-building venture, The Boring Company, is facing blowback from Texans who are speaking out against its plans to dump treated wastewater into the local water supply.

The Boring Company applied for a state permit last year under an affiliate name, Gapped Bass LLC, to dispose of about 142,500 gallons of treated wastewater per day from its facility in Bastrop, Texas into the Colorado River.

Ambrose told Insider ahead of the public meeting that while he's always considered himself a fan of Musk, he feels The Boring Company is breaking the law.

"The thought of this happening is horrifying," Erin, who runs an organic farm near the Boring Company facility, told Fox News. »

Parent Calls Bible ‘PORN’ and Demands Utah School District Remove It From Libraries

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By those standards, the parent—whose personal information was redacted by the Davis School District for privacy reasons—is arguing that the Bible should be on the list.

“I thank the Utah Legislature and Utah Parents United for making this bad faith process so much easier and way more efficient,” the parent wrote.

Utah is one of several states where libraries and teachers are undergoing attacks from right-wing groups and conservative parents who are demanding that libraries ban large swaths of books. »

Rioter charged in Pelosi laptop theft sentenced to prison

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FILE - Riley June Williams, of Harrisburg, Pa., leaves Dauphin County Prison after being released on Jan. 21, 2021, in Harrisburg.

Riley June Williams, 23, of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, was charged but not convicted of helping steal a laptop from Pelosi’s office suite during the riot on Jan. 6, 2021.

“As the other rioter later manipulated the laptop and its cords, Williams filmed the theft that she had just commanded and encouraged, and further instructed the rioter, ‘Dude, put on gloves!’” prosecutors wrote. »

Beloved TMNT graphic novel The Last Ronin is becoming a video game

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A new, very different style of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles game is currently in development: an adaptation of The Last Ronin, the 2020 graphic novel that told a grim, futuristic story about the turtles.

The identity of that lone remaining Ninja Turtle was something of a mystery when The Last Ronin comic series was announced.

The Last Ronin video game adaptation is being developed by an unnamed studio, and is likely a “few years off” from release, Rosen said. »

Can Russia Get Used to Being China’s Little Brother?

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Today, China is the big brother—and Russia is increasingly, if not completely, playing the role of supplicant.

Russia overtook Saudi Arabia as China’s largest oil supplier, with nearly 24 percent year-on-year growth in the first two months of this year.

Xi is expected to speak with Zelensky after his Moscow visit—the first time the two leaders will speak since Russia invaded. »