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Senator Schumer announces $23 million grant for RTS zero-emissions bus program

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer announced on Thursday that over $23 million will go towards a zero-emission, fuel cell bus program for Rochester Genesee Regional Transportation Authority (RGRTA). Senator Schumer explained that the funding comes from the Low and No Emission Vehicle Grant Program — described as a competitive grant […]

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Green vs. blue: Google blasts Apple for ‘broken’ texting between iPhone, Android

(NEXSTAR) – Ever wonder why that amazing video you tried to send to friends or relatives showed up minuscule and pixelated? It’s just one of several texting issues that Google blamed Apple for in a blunt message posted on its website Tuesday. “It’s time for Apple to fix texting,” Google wrote, calling out the Cupertino, […]

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Fayetteville Public Library in need of donations

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark.( KNWA/KFTA)– The Fayetteville Public Library is in need of donations as they’re attempting to move on to phase two of their expansion process. As Northwest Arkansas keeps on growing, the library wants to make sure it is keeping up as well. They completed phase one of its expansion plan back in 2021, as […]

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DOT proposal: Travelers would receive refund if flight is canceled, postponed

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — Robert Almeida was looking forward to his sister’s wedding in Portugal in 2020, but then the pandemic forced airlines to shut down for some time. Like many, he was forced to rebook his flight. “They gave me a voucher to buy more tickets for the following August,” Almeida said. Almeida […]

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Monroe County’s Regional Traffic Operations Center to be renamed in honor of late Director of Transportaion

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — On Monday, Monroe County Officials renamed the Regional Traffic Operations Center in honor of James R. Pond, the late Director of Transportation of Monroe County. The Regional Traffic Operations Center will be known as the James R. Pond Regional Traffic Operations Center. Pond served as a member of the Department of […]

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Open Graph Meta Tags: Everything You Need to Know

Suresh Sethi, MD & CEO, Protean eGov Technologies Limited launched Special Cover on Protean’s 25 years journey of digital transformation, in presence of Department of Post. Shri. S Rajendra Kumar, Chief Post Master General, Karnataka Circle. Sri. Sri. Shivarathri Deshikendra Mahaswamiji (His Holiness, Suttur Matt, JSS Mahavidyapeetha) and Sri. Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar (His Highness, […]

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How to register: All Kind Animal Initiative hosts its 4th free vaccine clinic for Abilene Pets

ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) – The fourth free vaccination clinic for Abilene pets will be underway at the end of August, thanks to All Kind Animal Initiative and its partners. The free vaccines are made possible through Petco Love’s national vaccination initiative, which provides one million free pet vaccines to its partners. The vaccination clinic takes […]

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Fond du Lac’s Dog Haus Bar is raising money for pet therapy dogs with some help from Packers alumni

FOND DU LAC, WI (WFRV) -The Dog Haus Bar is hosting a special birthday fundraiser to support a non-profit that provides pet therapy to local mental health centers, assisted living facilities, and schools. Sassu Enterprises Pet Therapy was started by William Krause who knows firsthand the benefits of taking time to connect with a gentle […]

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Ride-sharing apps rise in Venezuela as public transit decays

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Ride-sharing apps like Uber, DiDi, and Lyft may have driven across much of the globe, but they haven’t yet rolled into Venezuela, where U.S. sanctions and years of hyperinflation and other woes made it difficult to operate. So a handful of local entrepreneurs have started their own ride-sharing apps — and […]

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Make sure your pet’s tags, microchip information is up to date

Recently, I found a pug in my yard. He was panting heavily, so I got him water and checked for identification. There was a PetLink microchip tag and a rabies tag on his collar, so I was optimistic about finding his owner quickly. When I called PetLink, however, an automated voice told me the microchip […]