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He said more analysis is needed to determine the extent that excessive speeding contributed to the increase in speed-related crashes, but last year’s data shows a troubling trend.
TRAFFIC COUNTS FELL DURING THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC, BUT ROAD FATALITIES STILL INCREASEDLUZ LAZOFEBRUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
In the ocean, organisms accumulate these pieces in their bodies over their lifetimes, sometimes to harmful or lethal extents, and in turn microplastic also shows up in the seafood we eat.
MICROPLASTICS ARE EVERYWHERE. HERE’S WHAT THAT MEANS FOR OUR HEALTH.ULA CHROBAKFEBRUARY 11, 2021POPULAR SCIENCE
Most students probably will not see the changes until the fall, when the university has said it expects to reopen “to the fullest extent possible.”
GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY COMMITS TO SINGLE-USE-PLASTIC BANLAUREN LUMPKINFEBRUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Both sides are to a certain extent under the illusion if you got rid of Section 230, that would magically fix all of their problems.
TWENTY-SIX WORDS CREATED THE INTERNET. WHAT WILL IT TAKE TO SAVE IT?STEPHEN ENGELBERGFEBRUARY 9, 2021PROPUBLICA
“We as a state must be able to assure, to the greatest extent possible, that we maintain an unbiased, balanced and fair taxation system,” said Brad Witt, a state representative who leads Oregon’s House Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources.
“WE HAVE COUNTIES IN DEEP TROUBLE”: OREGON LAWMAKERS SEEK TO REVERSE TIMBER TAX CUTS THAT COST COMMUNITIES BILLIONSBY ROB DAVIS, THE OREGONIAN/OREGONLIVE, AND TONY SCHICK, OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTINGFEBRUARY 5, 2021PROPUBLICA
To the extent possible, director Samantha Stark reports out how Spears, seemingly capable and thus an unlikely candidate for a conservatorship, wound up under the long-term supervision of her father, Jamie Spears.
BRITNEY SPEARS AND THE TRAUMA OF BEING YOUNG, FEMALE AND FAMOUS IN THE ’90SASHLEY FETTERSFEBRUARY 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The league and the NFLPA found ways to get safely through this season and will find ways to get safely through next season, he said, to the extent that is necessary.
ROGER GOODELL SAYS HIRING CYCLE DID NOT MEET NFL’S EXPECTATIONS AFTER DIVERSITY MEASURESMARK MASKEFEBRUARY 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The lottery concept addresses this to some extent and offers opportunities to ordinary people, but it won’t be enough on its own.
THE SPACE TOURISM WE WERE PROMISED IS FINALLY HERE—SORT OFNEEL PATELFEBRUARY 3, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
It also felt like a way to show that she’s always been an unreliable narrator, to some extent.
'DEATH IS A TURNING POINT': SEARCH PARTY'S CREATORS DISCUSS SEASON 4 AND THE SHOCKING FINALE TWISTANDREW R. CHOWJANUARY 28, 2021TIME
Multiple participants in the briefing, who spoke on the condition of anonymity to describe the closed-door sessions, said law enforcement officials appeared to still be grappling with the extent of the peril that faced lawmakers that day.
ACTING CAPITOL POLICE CHIEF APOLOGIZES TO LAWMAKERS FOR ‘FAILINGS’ THAT ALLOWED JAN. 6 BREACHKAROUN DEMIRJIAN, AARON DAVIS, PETER HERMANNJANUARY 27, 2021WASHINGTON POST

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