The Daily Populous

Sunday September 17th, 2023 evening edition

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Biden's economic agenda has meant real changes for many Americans, like clean water and internet access.

The changes aren't as visible as, say, broad student-debt relief, no one seems to care.

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The pandemic taxed the tiny town's aging fire department, and it needed improvements but lacked the budget, said Fire Chief Bradley Bonds.

We lost one staff member due to Covid who passed away in the middle of it," Bonds said.

"So it was a pretty tough time, but to be able to give some financial bonuses back to them was also a huge thing.".

But for the target groups seeing their everyday lives changed by Bidenomics funding, it can make a world of difference. »

Letter suggests Pope Pius XII knew of mass gassings of Jews and Poles in 1942

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Newly discovered correspondence suggests that the second world war-era Pope Pius XII had detailed information from a trusted German Jesuit that up to 6,000 Jews and Poles were being gassed each day in German-occupied Poland.

The letter from the priest, the Rev Lothar Koenig, to Pius’s secretary, a fellow German Jesuit named the Rev Robert Leiber, is dated 14 December 1942.

Pius’s supporters have long insisted that he couldn’t speak out strongly against the Nazis because of fears of reprisals. »

Lauren Boebert's Beetlejuice companion owns pro-LGBT bar that hosted a drag show: report

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That companion is reportedly the owner of a pro-LGBT bar that has hosted a drag show.

The bar owned by Boebert’s "apparent new beau has staged at least one drag show, according to a review of social media posts," the New York Post reported Saturday.

"In January, the Hooch Craft Cocktail Bar in Aspen, which is co-owned by Quinn Gallagher, staged 'a winter Wonderland Burlesque & Drag Show,' an invitation for the event reveals.". »

Rolling Stone co-founder Jann Wenner removed from Rock Hall leadership after controversial comments

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NEW YORK (AP) — Jann Wenner, who co-founded Rolling Stone magazine and also was a co-founder of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, has been removed from the hall’s board of directors after making comments that were seen as disparaging toward Black and female musicians.

“Jann Wenner has been removed from the Board of Directors of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Foundation,” the hall said Saturday, a day after Wenner’s comments were published in a New York Times interview.

Wenner co-founded Rolling Stone in 1967 and served as its editor or editorial director until 2019. »

Martial arts instructor sentenced to prison for recording children in changing rooms

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Chen was ordered Friday to serve 50 years in the Colorado Department of Corrections by a Douglas County judge.

A father told investigators that his two daughters found Chen's cell phone recording them while they were changing clothes in the Lone Tree Recreation Center's changing room.

Our families should feel safer knowing he will no longer be around our children for a very long time.". »