by on October 18, 2021
In today's world, the majority of the photos we see make extensive use of Photoshop. We are constantly bombarded with unrealistic images, from advertisements to magazines. In a society that promotes a flawless physique and features as the "norm," young girls and women are frequently under pressure to conform to the unrealistic expectations promoted by digitally altered photos. Excessive Photoshop use on photos not only sends a negative message, but it can also lead to low self-esteem and b...
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by on August 6, 2021
29 October 2013 - Mom (Ruth Head 89) returns to the Bremerton Police Department and donates her department-issued uniform, complete with tie and leather satchel, to the department's mini-museum of artifacts at its Burwell Street headquarters' front counter. Ruth Head, a former officer who donated her uniform to the department in 1955, is greeted by Bremerton Police Chief Steven Strachan. ...
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by on April 17, 2021
Washington State legislature has passed “Clean Cars 2030,” a bill setting a goal to require all light-duty vehicles of the model year 2030 or later to be electric. The bill passed as part of a larger package directing utilities to prepare the state for all-electric transportation. With this bill, Washington State becomes the first US state to pass a gas car ban legislatively (as opposed to by executive order), and now has the earliest gas car ban in the US. California and Massachusetts also p...
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by on February 26, 2021
A $1 billion class-action lawsuit has been filed against Texas wholesale electricity retailer Griddy Energy for allegedly charging exorbitant prices during last week's historic storm that left millions powerless in the freezing cold. The lawsuit was filed on behalf of Chambers County resident Lisa Khoury in Harris County on Monday, who claimed her electricity bill soared to $9,340 the week of the storm. According to the lawsuit, her average monthly bills typically range from $200 to $250. ...
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by on February 26, 2021
POLK COUNTY, Ga. — Many families are coming up with creative ways to make ends meet during this pandemic. But one man’s plan highlights a growing community issue: who is the true master of your land? Channel 2 anchor Sophia Choi started investigating and learned the answer may come from a judge. Choi spent weeks looking into this after hearing from Tim Leslie of Polk County. His plan was to buy land and live off it, after losing his job due to the pandemic. He bought the land, but the coun...
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by on February 5, 2021
SEATTLE -- Two grocery industry trade groups have filed a lawsuit against the city of Seattle over its new law mandating $4 an hour pay raises for grocery stores. The suit was filed Wednesday by the Northwest Grocery Association and the Washington Food Industry Association in U.S. District Court in Seattle. It alleges the city's law interferes with the collective-bargaining process between grocery stores and unions and also "picks winners and losers" by singling out large grocery companies...
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by on January 23, 2021
President Joe Biden signed two more executive orders on Friday -- one focused on expanding food assistance and delivering stimulus checks to very low-income Americans, and the other on raising the minimum wage to $15 for the federal workforce -- as he continues his swift efforts to overturn his predecessor's policies. The measures build on the President's drive to aid struggling families with a $1.9 trillion relief plan that he outlined last week. The plan would send another $1,400 in additio...
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