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Thursday, May 18, 2023

News and Weather Briefing for Thursday, May 18, 2023



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Russo-UKrainian War Updates
National News Roundup
COVID-19 News and Updates
Science and Technology
On This Day
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GENERAL OUTLOOK

High pressure builds over the region from the north today, but with moisture lingering in the Upper Savannah River area. A low pressure system developing along the Carolina coast will move northwest over the Outer Banks on Friday, but with weak high pressure persisting in our area. A cold front will cross the region from the northwest on Saturday and settle southeast of the area on Sunday. Dry high pressure returns early next week and should linger through Wednesday.





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Local Weather

General Forecast Through Saturday Night





Franklin Area

Today

Scattered showers, mainly after 10am. Partly sunny, with highs near 70. Calm winds early in the morning increasing to come out of the southeast 5 to 10 mph by midmorning. Chance of rain is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Tonight

Showers likely, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with lows around 50. Winds out of the south around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of rain is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Friday

Partly sunny, with highs in the mid 70s. Calm winds early in the morning increasing to come out of the southeast 5 to 10 mph by midmorning.

Friday Night

Mostly cloudy, with lows in the mid 50s. Winds out of the southeast 5 to 10 mph becoming calm before midnight.

Saturday

A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm. Partly sunny, with highs in the mid 70s. Chance of rain is 60%.

Saturday Night

Showers likely, mainly before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with lows in the mid 50s. Chance of rain is 60%.
Highlands Plateau

Today

Showers likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with highs near 60. Winds out of the east 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of rain is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Tonight

Showers likely, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with lows in the upper 40s. Winds out of the east 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of rain is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Friday

A 20 percent chance of showers after 3pm. Partly sunny, with highs in the mid 60s. Winds out of the east 5 to 10 mph.

Friday Night

A 20 percent chance of showers before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with lows in the lower 50s. Winds out of the southeast 5 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight.

Saturday

A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 3pm. Partly sunny, with highs near 70. Chance of rain is 50%.

Saturday Night

Showers likely, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with lows in the lower 50s. Chance of rain is 70%.


Otto and South Central Macon County

Today

Showers likely, mainly after 5pm. Partly sunny, with highs near 70. Winds out of the southeast 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of rain is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Tonight

Showers likely, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with lows in the lower 50s. Winds out of the southeast 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Friday

Partly sunny, with highs in the lower 70s. Light and variable winds early in the morning increasing to come out of the southeast 5 to 10 mph by midmorning.

Friday Night

Mostly cloudy, with lows in the mid 50s. Winds out of the southeast 5 to 10 mph becoming calm after midnight.

Saturday

A chance of showers before 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm. Partly sunny, with highs in the mid 70s. Chance of rain is 60%.

Saturday Night

Showers likely, mainly before 10pm. Partly cloudy, with lows in the mid 50s. Chance of rain is 60%.


Nantahala Area

Today

Scattered showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Partly sunny, with highs in the upper 60s. Winds out of the southeast 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of rain is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Tonight

Showers likely, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with lows in the lower 50s. Winds out of the east 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Friday

Partly sunny, with highs near 70. Winds out of the east around 5 mph in the morning increasing to come out of the south in the afternoon.

Friday Night

Mostly cloudy, with lows in the mid 50s. Winds out of the south 5 to 10 mph.

Saturday

A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Partly sunny, with highs near 70. Chance of rain is 60%.

Saturday Night

Showers likely, mainly before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with lows in the mid 50s. Chance of rain is 70%.


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Hazards and Tropical Weather



Hazardoud weather is not expected today.





Latest US Drought Monitor Map for North Carolina.

Space Weather

Earth in Solar Storm Crosshairs | Live Informal Briefing 09 May 2023




Back to Top Hurricane Season 2023: What to Watch For As We Keep Tabs on El Nino | hurricanetrack





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Almanac









PM2.5 AQI is 42 (GOOD/CODE GREEN) for most of the county, and the ridges and other higher elevations PM2.5 AQI is 42 (GOOD/CODE GREEN)


Fire and Smoke Map




Local Air Monitor

Pollen

Pollen levels are expected to be in the medium range (7.1 out of 12) today with Birch, Hickory, and Maple being the main culprits. Tomorrow is expected to be in the medium range (6.9 out of 12).



Record Weather Events for May 18th

Record weather events for this date in Macon County
(1872-2016)

Highest Temperature 91°F in Franklin in 1996
Lowest Temperature 28°F at the Coweeta Experimental Station in 1973
Greatest One-Day Rain 2.80 inches in Highlands in 2018
Greatest One-Day Snowfall (no snowfall has been recorded on this date since record-keeping began in 1871)

Weather Extremes for Macon County for the month of May Data available from 1872

Highest Temperature 92°F at the Coweeta Experimental Station on 05-20-1996
Lowest Temperature 23°F at the Coweeta Experimental Station on 05-02-1963
Greatest Rainfall 5.97 inches in Highlands on 05-30-2018
Greatest Snowfall 2.5 inches in Highlands on 05-07-1992

Record Weather Events for May 18th in North Carolina

Highest Temperature 99°F in Dunn, Harnett County in 2019
Lowest Temperature 24°F in Laurel Springs, Ashe County in 1973
Greatest Rainfall 5.23 inches in Lake Toxaway, Transylvania County in 1975
Greatest Snowfall 0.6 inches in Sparta, Alleghnay County in 1946
(the excessive rainfall was due to the remnants of Hurricane Gladys)

--> Weather Extremes for North Carolina for the month of May Data available from 1872

Highest Temperature 107°F in Aurora, Beaufort Countyy on 05-26-2011
Lowest Temperature 14°F in Mount Mitchell, Yancey County on 05-09-2020
Greatest Rainfall 8.51 inches in Pisgah Forest, Transylvania County on 05-20-1942
Greatest Snowfall 15.00 in Mount Mitchell, Yancey County on 05-07-1992




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Macon Calendar
(send your event to calendar@maconmedia.com)

SATURDAY, MAY 27th

Clarks Chapel Fire-Rescue Annual BBQ Fundraiser From 2pm until sold out Plates are $10 each

Clarks Chapel Volunteer Fire Department is hosting their annul BBQ Fundraiser on Saturday, May 27. It will feature Barbeque, Music, Raffles, Silent Auction, and plenty of family fun. The fire department is located at 270 Fulcher Road in Franklin.





No events have been submitted for Macon Calendar.
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Local and State News



Stand off in Cowee Ends With Arrest

The Sheriff's Office was called out to investigate a report of a suspicious vehicle (a white utility truck) on Cherokee Mine Road late Tuesday night. After a deputy arrived, a brief pursuit occured. The truck was discovered abandoned and a female was taken into custody. The driver of the vehicle (who was armed) barricaded himself inside the basement of a building for several hours, starting around 12.46am. He surrendered himself after a brief conversation with Sheriff Holbrooks at 4.26am Wednesday morning.

**update** The female was identified as Jessica Harrison and the male as Jerimy Thibideau of Jacksonville, Florida. The couple had been living near the intersection of Ruby MIne Road and Gemstone Drive in a stolen camper.



• NC mobile home owners face insurance rate increases of 10% and 15% [WLOS-TV (Asheville, NC)]

• Budget clears first NC Senate vote. Eight things to know about what’s in it. [Raleigh News and Observer]

• NC lawmaker asks Black colleague: Would you have gone to Harvard if not an athlete or a minority? [WRAL-TV (Raleigh, NC)]

• Six vie to be Cherokee’s next principal chief [Smoky Mountain News]

• Pride will parade a portion of West Main [The Sylva Hearald and Ruralite]



Macon Media is still experiencing transportation issues and was unable to get to the courthouse to cover this months meeting. Here is the county-sponsored video of the meeting:

Macon County Commissioners Meeting 3-14-23



• HB259 NC House Bill Budget Substitute [PDF Download (640 pages)]



Proposed State Budget for 2023-2025 [Download PDF]



• Macon County Board of Commissioners March 2023 Regular Meeting [Macon Media]



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National and World News Roundup

President Biden delivers remarks on preventing U.S. government default — 5/17/23 | CBNC Television



• Biden gives clearest indication to date he’s willing to make a critical debt ceiling compromise [Politico]

• Biden, McCarthy say U.S. won’t default as debt talks inch forward [CNBC]

• G7 summit: Taiwan looms large as Japan prepares to host leaders [BBC News]

• Israel locates secret drone base in Iran’s mountains [TVP World]

• Young Americans Are Dying at Alarming Rates, Reversing Years of Progress [Wall Street Journal]

• Canada’s Wildfires Have Been Disrupting Lives. Now, Oil and Gas Take a Hit. [New York Times]

• Supreme Court lets Illinois ban assault weapons, for now [Courthouse News Service]



Washington Today (5-17-23): Pres. Biden open to aid program work requirements in debt ceiling deal | C-SPAN



Global National: May 17, 2023 | WestJet, pilots' union far apart on deal as strike deadline looms



NBC Nightly News Full Broadcast - May 17


PBS NewsHour full episode, (May 17, 2023)




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COVID-19 News and Updates

Here is a section on COVID-19. It includes local, regional, state, national, and global items.



COVID-19 Numbers for Macon County:



Based on current COVID-19 trends, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is planning for the federal Public Health Emergency (PHE) for COVID-19, declared under Section 319 of the Public Health Service (PHS) Act, to expire at the end of the day on May 11, 2023. Macon County Public Health will stop publishing weekly COVID updates but will continue to monitor local case levels and trends. In the event that case counts increase significantly, MCPH will notify the public and resume weekly COVID updates.




• WHO Coronavirus (COVID-19) Dashboard [World Health Organization]

In United States of America, from 3 January 2020 to 3:49pm CEST, 10 May 2023, there have been 103,343,569 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 1,125,209 deaths, reported to WHO. As of 5 May 2023, a total of 668,168,096 vaccine doses have been administered.

Globally, as of 3:49pm CEST, 10 May 2023, there have been 765,903,278 confirmed cases of COVID-19, including 6,927,378 deaths, reported to WHO. As of 9 May 2023, a total of 13,350,312,122 vaccine doses have been administered.


• A Proclamation on Revoking the Air Travel COVID-⁠19 Vaccination Requirement [ The White House ]

• Statement on the fifteenth meeting of the International Health Regulations (2005) Emergency Committee regarding the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic [ World Health Organization ]

• The Covid–19 Crisis Is Officially Over. Everything Changed. [WSJ (video and audio)] [WSJ (article archive)]

• COVID no longer a global health emergency, World Health Organization says [ Sky News ]

• Masks Work. Distorting Science to Dispute the Evidence Doesn’t [ Scientific American ]

• CDC Director Rochelle Walensky is stepping down from agency [ NBC News ]

Ep 130 Osterholm Update: A Better Place | Osterholm Update



• TWiV 1002: Clinical update with Dr. Daniel Griffin [Microbe TV]

• TWiV 1003: Going clinically viral [Microbe TV]




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Science and Technology News Roundup

• The Sky This Week from May 12 to 19: Ceres stands still [Astronomy Magazine]

• ‘Human alchemy’: House tackles AI impacts on copyright law, artists [Courthouse News Service]

• OpenAI boss Sam Altman tells congress he fears AI is ‘harm’ to the world [Evening Standard]

• Extremely hot days are warming twice as fast as average summer days in North-West Europe [Eureka Alert: American Association for the Advancement of Science]

• A Texas professor failed more than half of his class after ChatGPT falsely claimed it wrote their papers [Business Insider (via Yahoo! News)]

• Leak of MSI UEFI signing keys stokes fears of “doomsday” supply chain attack [ARS TECHNICA]

• 4 major Japanese motorcycle makers to jointly develop hydrogen engines [Kyodo News]

• Z-Library returns, aims to avoid seizures by giving each user a secret URL [ARS TECHNICA]


Evergreen Links

• Red Dead Online player bids farewell to Google Stadia save by releasing horse they named after their departed daughter [Games Radar]

Dan Carlin's Hardcore History 69 - Twilight of the Æsir



Hardcore History: AddendumEP24 Manifesting the Muse with Rick | Dan Carlin



• Neal Stephenson’s Lamina1 drops white paper on building the open metaverse [Venture Beat] [PDF of White paper]

• Yes, the Great Books Make Us Better People [New York Times]


How Do We Know What We Know? Philosophy of Science | Fraser Cain



• Free, legally available series/movies on YouTube in a Netlflix-like interface [Cinetimes]




Podcasts and Long Form Videos (History, Culture, Science, Space, Technology and Current Events)
Anything covering educational, entertainment, history, current events, and technology topics

The Level1 Show May 16 2023: Facebook: The Old and The Helpless | Level1 Techs



One Uber to Move Them All - DTNS 4522 | Daily Tech News Show



Why is Older NASA Launch Film Footage Still the Best? | Curious Droid



Linux Onboarding | Linux Out Loud 63



Finding Alien Spacecraft with Gravitational Waves | PBS Space Time



Driving Mr. Dominick | Coder Radio 518



Vast Space Station from a Crypto Billionaire - Deep Space Updates May 17th | Scott Manley



Astrophysicists saw a supernova 5 times and it told them how fast the universe expands | Sabine Hossenfelder



Civilization: Is the West History? | Episode 2: Science | BBC Select





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Special Section: The Russo-Ukrainian War
(sharing of a particular source is not an endorsement)



• Russian Offensive Campaign Assessment, May 17 [Institute for the Study of War] [PDF for May 17th]

• Russia-Ukraine war: List of key events, day 449 [Al Jazeera]

• Russo-Ukrainian War. Day 448: US Patriot missile defense system in Ukraine damaged [Euromaiden Press]


• Russian cruise missile attack targets Kyiv, one killed in Odesa [AL Jazeera]

• EU’s top diplomat proposes EUR 3.5 bn for Ukraine via military aid fund [TVP World]

• Ukraine updates: Falling missile debris causes fires in Kyiv [DW News]

• Liveblog: Ukraine tells China it won’t accept ceding land to Russia [France 24]

• Ukraine conflict: Black Sea grain deal extended for two months [BBC News]

• How spies took down Putin’s most insidious weapon against the West [The Telegraph (via Yahoo! News)]

Ukraine says it shot down six hypersonic missiles | Al Jazeera



Military aid to Ukraine - how long will it last? | World Today | TVP World



Ukraine update: Nightly airstrikes on Kyiv; Ukraine claims advances around Bakhmut | DW News



Russia hits Ukraine's capital Kyiv with 'exceptional' number of missiles, says official | BBC News



Where Ukraine's defense stands after missile attack on Kyiv | CBS News



Ukraine intercepts Russia's Kinzhal missile?!? Here's what happened | Sandboxx



🔴 (NSFW) - Ukraine Advances in Bakhmut, Storm Shadow Strikes? | Funker530 LIVE Recap




News from Russian or pro-Russian outlets or Video About the Russian Perspective

1,000,000 Russian soldiers now marching to the Polish border | Straight Calls with Douglas Macgregor



• Moscow addresses UN over Ukraine’s pledge to ‘keep killing Russians’ [Russia Today]

• USA's feeble Patriot systems survives Russia's Kinzhal missile strike [Pravda]

• Ukrainian spymaster calls for establishing 100-km demilitarized zone with Russia [TASS Russian News Agency]





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On This Day

May 18th is the 138th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. 227 days remain until the end of the year.

Historical Events



Historical Events

(Please note that the Wikipedia articles often contain a bibliography and links to where you can learn more about a historical event)





332 – Emperor Constantine the Great announces free distributions of food to the citizens in Constantinople.
872 – Louis II of Italy is crowned for the second time as Roman Emperor at Rome, at the age of 47. His first coronation was 28 years earlier, in 844, during the reign of his father Lothair I.
1096 – First Crusade: Around 800 Jews are massacred in Worms, Germany.
1152 – The future Henry II of England marries Eleanor of Aquitaine. He would become king two years later, after the death of his cousin once removed King Stephen of England.
1268 – The Principality of Antioch, a crusader state, falls to the Mamluk Sultan Baibars in the Siege of Antioch.
1291 – Fall of Acre, the end of Crusader presence in the Holy Land.
1302 – Bruges Matins, the nocturnal massacre of the French garrison in Bruges by members of the local Flemish militia.
1388 – During the Battle of Buyur Lake, General Lan Yu leads a Chinese army forward to crush the Mongol hordes of Tögüs Temür, the Khan of Northern Yuan.
1499 – Alonso de Ojeda sets sail from Cádiz on his voyage to what is now Venezuela.
1565 – The Great Siege of Malta begins, in which Ottoman forces attempt and fail to conquer Malta.
1593 – Playwright Thomas Kyd's accusations of heresy lead to an arrest warrant for Christopher Marlowe.
1631 – In Dorchester, Massachusetts, John Winthrop takes the oath of office and becomes the first Governor of Massachusetts.
1652 – Slavery in Rhode Island is abolished, although the law is not rigorously enforced.
1756 – The Seven Years' War begins when Great Britain declares war on France.
1783 – First United Empire Loyalists reach Parrtown (later called Saint John, New Brunswick), Canada, after leaving the United States.
1794 – Battle of Tourcoing during the Flanders Campaign of the War of the First Coalition.
1803 – Napoleonic Wars: The United Kingdom revokes the Treaty of Amiens and declares war on France.
1804 – Napoleon Bonaparte is proclaimed Emperor of the French by the French Senate.
1811 – Battle of Las Piedras: The first great military triumph of the revolution of the Río de la Plata in Uruguay led by José Artigas.
1812 – John Bellingham is found guilty and sentenced to death by hanging for the assassination of British Prime Minister Spencer Perceval.
1843 – The Disruption in Edinburgh of the Free Church of Scotland from the Church of Scotland.
1848 – Opening of the first German National Assembly (Nationalversammlung) in Frankfurt, Germany.
1860 – Abraham Lincoln wins the Republican Party presidential nomination over William H. Seward, who later becomes the United States Secretary of State.
1863 – American Civil War: The Siege of Vicksburg begins.
1896 – The United States Supreme Court rules in Plessy v. Ferguson that the "separate but equal" doctrine is constitutional.
1896 – Khodynka Tragedy: A mass panic on Khodynka Field in Moscow during the festivities of the coronation of Russian Tsar Nicholas II results in the deaths of 1,389 people.
1900 – The United Kingdom proclaims a protectorate over Tonga.
1912 – The first Indian film, Shree Pundalik by Dadasaheb Torne, is released in Mumbai.
1917 – World War I: The Selective Service Act of 1917 is passed, giving the President of the United States the power of conscription.
1926 – Evangelist Aimee Semple McPherson disappears in Venice, California.
1927 – The Bath School disaster: Forty-five people, including many children, are killed by bombs planted by a disgruntled school-board member in Michigan.
1927 – After being founded for 20 years, the Government of the Republic of China approves Tongji University to be among the first national universities of the Republic of China.
1933 – New Deal: President Franklin D. Roosevelt signs an act creating the Tennessee Valley Authority.
1944 – World War II: Battle of Monte Cassino: Conclusion after seven days of the fourth battle as German paratroopers evacuate Monte Cassino.
1944 – Deportation of Crimean Tatars by the Soviet Union government.
1948 – The First Legislative Yuan of the Republic of China officially convenes in Nanking.
1953 – Jackie Cochran becomes the first woman to break the sound barrier.
1955 – Operation Passage to Freedom, the evacuation of 310,000 Vietnamese civilians, soldiers and non-Vietnamese members of the French Army from communist North Vietnam to South Vietnam following the end of the First Indochina War, ends.
1965 – Israeli spy Eli Cohen is hanged in Damascus, Syria.
1969 – Apollo program: Apollo 10 is launched.
1973 – Aeroflot Flight 109 is hijacked mid-flight and the aircraft is subsequently destroyed when the hijacker's bomb explodes, killing all 82 people on board.
1974 – Nuclear weapons testing: Under project Smiling Buddha, India successfully detonates its first nuclear weapon becoming the sixth nation to do so.
1977 – Likud party wins the 1977 Israeli legislative election, with Menachem Begin, its founder, as the sixth Prime Minister of Israel.
1980 – Mount St. Helens erupts in Washington, United States, killing 57 people and causing $3 billion in damage.
1980 – Students in Gwangju, South Korea begin demonstrations calling for democratic reforms.
1990 – In France, a modified TGV train achieves a new rail world speed record of 515.3 km/h (320.2 mph).
1991 – Northern Somalia declares independence from the rest of Somalia as the Republic of Somaliland but is not recognized by the international community.
1993 – Riots in Nørrebro, Copenhagen, caused by the approval of the four Danish exceptions in the Maastricht Treaty referendum. Police open fire against civilians for the first time since World War II and injure 11 demonstrators.
1994 – Israeli troops finish withdrawing from the Gaza Strip, ceding the area to the Palestinian National Authority to govern.
2005 – A second photo from the Hubble Space Telescope confirms that Pluto has two additional moons, Nix and Hydra.
2006 – The post Loktantra Andolan government passes a landmark bill curtailing the power of the monarchy and making Nepal a secular country.
2009 – The LTTE are defeated by the Sri Lankan government, ending almost 26 years of fighting between the two sides.
2014 - Swiss voters reject a $25 per hour minimum wage
2015 – At least 78 people die in a landslide caused by heavy rains in the Colombian town of Salgar.
2018 – Santa Fe High School shooting; 17 year-old shooter kills 10 and injures 10 in Santa Fe, Texas
2018- Mexican Damojh airlines flight crashes near Havana airport, Cuba, killing 110 with just 3 survivors
2020 - US President Donald Trump confirms he is taking controversial drug hydroxychloroquine against Covid-19





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Published at 5:00am on Thursday, May 18, 2023
Author: Bobby Coggins


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Macon County Board of Elections 03-11-2014 The Macon County Board of Elections holds a special meeting to hear a challenge brought by Charles "Scoon" Nichols to the candidacy of Macon County Commissioner Ron Haven regarding his eligibility to file as a candidate in the District II County Commissioner race. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T9lNBy-faAA ********************* Jair Bolsonaro leaves Brazil for the US ahead of Lula’s inauguration https://www.cnn.com/2022/12/30/americas/brazil-jair-bolsonaro-us-lula-inauguration-intl-latam Dang. He pulled a Trump and snuck out of town and can't be civil during the transfer of power. What a toddler move. ******************** Fierce Kitty, Glorious Kitty, Little Ball of Fur. Honourable Kitty, Warrior Kitty, Qapla' Qapla' Qapla' -->
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