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How safe is the air? Here’s how to check and what the numbers mean

Posted on: 08 Jun 2023

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) monitors air quality across the country and creates an air quality index (AQI) to rate how clean or polluted the air is each day. The AQI measures five types of air pollutants, including fine particle pollution (PM2.5), which is the main concern during wildfires. The higher the AQI number, the worse the air quality, with six color-coded categories ranging from green or yellow (0-100) to maroon (301 or above), which is considered hazardous. To avoid breathing in dangerous air, take precautions such as reducing outdoor…

Nikola Shareholders Reject Plan for More Stock Shares

Posted on: 08 Jun 2023

Sheriff: White Florida woman claims Black neighbor she shot and killed threatened her first

Posted on: 08 Jun 2023

Susan Louise Lorincz, a white Florida woman, has been accused of shooting and killing her Black neighbor, Ajike Owens. Lorincz claimed that Owens had threatened her in the months leading up to the shooting, according to an arrest report released by the Marion County Sheriff’s Office. Lorincz stated that she had problems with children in the neighborhood not respecting her, including Owens’ children. On the day of the shooting, Lorincz claimed that Owens angrily confronted her and threatened to kill her. Lorincz panicked and fired a single round from her…

‘Lithium Batteries Are the New Oil,’ According to Elon Musk — Here Are 2 Stocks to Take Advantage

Posted on: 08 Jun 2023

Last year, Elon Musk referred to lithium as ‘the new oil,’ highlighting its importance in the automotive industry and supply chain. Lithium is a crucial component of modern rechargeable battery technology and is used in various devices, including smartphones, tablets, laptops, electric-powered bicycles, and automobiles. China dominates the production of lithium-ion batteries, with a market share of around 80%. Tesla has invested in a new lithium refinery in Texas, which is expected to cost $375 million and become operational in 2025, making Tesla the largest lithium refiner in North America.…

US Supreme Court backs Black voters in challenge to Alabama electoral map

Posted on: 08 Jun 2023

The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled in favor of Black voters who challenged a Republican-drawn electoral map in Alabama, finding that the state violated the 1965 Voting Rights Act, a federal law prohibiting racial discrimination in voting. The 5-4 ruling affirmed a lower court’s decision that the map diluted the voting power of Black Alabamians, running afoul of the civil rights law. The map approved in 2021 by the Republican-controlled state legislature set the boundaries of Alabama’s seven U.S. House districts, featuring one majority-Black district and six majority-white districts. The…