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We’ll Have to Learn to Live With Smoke. Here’s Why.

We’ll Have to Learn to Live With Smoke. Here’s Why.

We’ll Have to Learn to Live With Smoke. Here’s Why. We’ll Have to Learn to Live With Smoke. Here’s Why. PORTLAND, Ore. — For a full week this month, my family did not leave our house here in this famously outdoorsy city. At times, smoke from the state’s huge wildfires made it hard to see to the end of the …

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Wildfire Smoke Over Vancouver Prompts Air Quality Concerns

Wildfire Smoke Over Vancouver Prompts Air Quality Concerns

Wildfire Smoke Over Vancouver Prompts Air Quality Concerns Wildfire Smoke Over Vancouver Prompts Air Quality Concerns OTTAWA — Residents of Vancouver and other communities in British Columbia retreated indoors over the weekend as dense smoke from wildfires in the United States filled the skies, disrupting life in the Pacific Coast province. The province’s air quality index — established largely to …

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Heat, Smoke and Covid Are Battering the Workers Who Feed America

Heat, Smoke and Covid Are Battering the Workers Who Feed America

Heat, Smoke and Covid Are Battering the Workers Who Feed America Heat, Smoke and Covid Are Battering the Workers Who Feed America In the valley is where the smoke gets stuck when the wind blows it in from the north and south. Still, hundreds of thousands of men and women like Ms. Flores continue to pluck, weed, and pack produce …

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As Smoke Clears in Beirut, Shock Turns to Anger

As Smoke Clears in Beirut, Shock Turns to Anger

As Smoke Clears in Beirut, Shock Turns to Anger As Smoke Clears in Beirut, Shock Turns to Anger BEIRUT, Lebanon — Since an orphaned shipment of highly explosive chemicals arrived at the port of Beirut in 2013, Lebanese officials treated it the way they have dealt with the country’s lack of electricity, poisonous tap water and overflowing garbage: by bickering …

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Pop Smoke death: Five suspects arrested in shooting of rapper

Pop Smoke death: Five suspects arrested in shooting of rapper

Pop Smoke death: Five suspects arrested in shooting of rapper Pop Smoke death: Five suspects arrested in shooting of rapper The Independent employs reporters around the world to bring you truly independent journalism. To support us, please consider a contribution. Five suspects have been arrested in connection with the shooting death of rapper Pop Smoke. Los Angeles police announced the arrests …

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Kellyanne Conway complains that Michigan ‘lets you smoke grass but not cut it’

Kellyanne Conway complains that Michigan ‘lets you smoke grass but not cut it’

After Donald Trump called for the liberation of Michigan on Twitter last week, senior White House advisor Kellyanne Conway has claimed that the state’s coronavirus shutdown doesn’t make sense. Complaining that coronavirus measures in Michigan had “gone too far”, Ms Conway commented that “In Michigan, you can basically smoke your grass but not cut your grass. This makes no sense …

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