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Why we will no longer be a welcoming church
We’ve decided to quit being a welcoming church. No kidding. We’re giving it up. Like so many congregations, we’ve sunk an amazing amount of time and energy into becoming a welcoming church. We changed worship styles, trained greeters and ushers, wore name tags, brewed coffee, went to workshops on hospitality and put our friendliest people …
Judge: IDOC staff must be trained on transgender issues
SPRINGFIELD — A federal judge has ordered state corrections officers to undergo training on transgender issues, stemming from a lawsuit filed by an inmate who wants to be transferred to
How to more safely stay at hotels, motels amid pandemic
There's no place like home. But with care, you can reduce the risks that come with spending a night in a hotel or motel. Half of the battle occurs before
Workers and wages: Finding qualified workforce a top challenge...
BEMIDJI—While wages are on the rise, challenges remain for Minnesota's manufacturers when it comes to hiring a qualified workforce.In its annual State of Manufacturing survey, Enterprise Minnesota found 71 percent of respondents say the inability to hire qualified candidates has made company growth...
Suspect who allegedly killed McHenry County Sheriff's deputy had threatened to shoot police before
Suspect who allegedly killed deputy had threatened to shoot police before
The 10 states with the highest percentage of hybrid or electric vehicles
Alternative fuel vehicles are no longer a toy for the rich.
State hemp rules recommended over pilot program
SALINAS >> The county Planning Commission recommended on Wednesday the Board of Supervisors allow industrial hemp to be grown in the rural areas of the county under existing state rules rathe…
We Should End Tax Giveaways to Electric Vehicle Owners
It's no secret that America's highways and bridges are crumbling and that federal and state Highway Trust Funds are underfunded, wasteful and raided frequently to finance other pet projects, such as California's ill-conceived 'bullet' trains. Many major highways, such as I-95 between New York and Washington, I-90 in Chicago and I-5, I-10 and I-405 in Los Angeles, barely can handle current traff
GM plans expanded Bolt production, 20 new electric vehicles by 2023
DETROIT — General Motors reiterated Tuesday that it is committed to an all-electric future and will increase production of its Bolt hatchback this year to meet worldwide demand.
S. Korea's electric vehicle sales top 10,000 units in H1: report
South Korea's electric vehicles sales surpassed the 10,000-mark for the first time ever in the January-June period on strong demand for such cars as the Ioniq and Bolt, corporate data showed Sunday.Data from local carmakers and the Korea Automobile Importers and Distributors Association said EV sales in the first half of2018 stood at 11,866 units, roughly equal to the total sales tallied for the whole of 2017. Last y...
Charging up: What Iowa will need as it sees more electric vehicles
When Roger Brown had his first electric car, a Nissan Leaf, he would have to drive to Cedar Falls - more than 30 miles from his home in Allison - to charge the vehicle at a car dealership.
Ford And Volkswagen Alliance: Why Are The Automakers Expanding Their Electric Vehicle Deal?
Ford and Volkswagen have expanded their EV deal with investment in self-driving tech company Argo AI, which the automakers said they will own "a substantial majority" of.
Ongoing pilot program meets needs, addresses Whiteaker concerns
Installation of portable toilets with sharps contains inside is improving neighborhood conditions
Test Ride an E-Scooter Before Potential Pilot Program Begins
A set of four bills was introduced to the city council’s Committee of Transportation Wednesday, and if passed, the city could see a e-scooter pilot program as soon as this summer. However, you don’t have to wait
UC Davis takes 10 electric vehicles on extended test drive
Ten electric vehicles from BMW are helping UC Davis staff and faculty study how to integrate electric vehicles into its fleet. BMW is providing the Institute of Transportation Studies at UCD with t…
GEORGE WILL: Electric-vehicle tax credit should be taken off the road
Some government foolishness has an educational value that compensates for its considerable cost. Consider the multibillion-dollar federal electric-vehicle tax credit, which efficiently illustrates how government can, with one act, diminish
What I've learned from owning an electric vehicle in San Francisco for a year
I love my Chevy Bolt, and I often get stopped by people who are interested in buying an electric vehicle. At first I couldn't answer all their questions, but now after owning my car for more than a year, I have answers. Below is a rundown of what I've learned from owning a so-called EV.
How to fund roads and ensure electric vehicles pay their share
Since electric vehicles use no gasoline, their drivers pay no gasoline tax. And as more people drive EVs, gas-tax revenue for road repairs is dwindling. So how can California and the rest of the co…
Ford sticks with hybrids as other automakers rush to all-electric vehicles: Here's why
Hybrids used in the 2020 Ford Explorer and 2020 Ford Escape SUVs play a key role in the automaker's $11B plan to reduce fuel consumption and emissions.