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Saturday March 2nd, 2024 night edition

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Kevin Monahan, 66, was convicted of second-degree murder in the death last April of Kaylin Gillis.

“I think it’s important that people know that it is not OK to shoot people and kill them who drive down your driveway,” Judge Adam Michelini said.

Apart from the wider deterrent effect, Michelini said it’s important that Monahan remain behind bars rather than be free to harm more people.

The judge sentenced Monahan to 25 years to life for the second-degree murder and handed down a consecutive sentence of one-and-a-third to four years for tampering with physical evidence.

On the night of Gillis’ death, the group of friends had realized their error and were turning around in the driveway.

“Every day we wake up to the harsh reality that that she’s no longer here,” he said.

“We will never see her beautiful face, hear her laughter or simply be able to hug her. »

Electric vehicles outperformed diesel in this winter’s extreme cold

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In Colorado’s West Grand School District, electric school buses didn’t perform as well as their diesel counterparts.

And it’s precisely in those super-cold temperatures that the school district’s electric school bus (which they’ve had since 2020) really shines.

Becker adds that a total of 49 electric school buses will be heading to nine Colorado School Districts in the coming months, with two more earmarked for Kremmling. »

Biden announces U.S. will airdrop food aid into Gaza as famine concerns grow

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WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden announced Friday that the U.S. will drop food aid into the Gaza Strip, noting that the humanitarian aid flowing into the region for Palestinians is insufficient.

The president reiterated that the U.S. is trying to push for an immediate cease-fire between Hamas and Israel to allow more aid into Gaza, where he said “innocent people” have died.

Displaced Palestinian children gather to receive food at a government school in Rafah, Gaza on Feb. 19, 2024. »

Embracer is reportedly selling Saber Interactive for $500 million, including its Star Wars: KoTOR remake

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Embracer Group is reportedly set to sell Saber Interactive in a deal worth up to $500 million.

The deal will result in Saber becoming a privately owned company with around 3,500 employees in total across its studios worldwide (including the US, Russia and Portugal).

Saber will also reportedly continue to work on its remake of Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic following the deal. »