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Jillian, who at the time of the accident was 5 years old and weighed just under 37 pounds, was belted into a Big Kid booster that had a “Side Impact Tested” label stitched into the seatback.

Brain imaging studies show that the prefrontal cortex turns on when we weigh risks and make decisions about how to act.

The curtain has been pulled back, but the public has every right to weigh in on this, just like big institutions always have.

As the Boston Red Sox weighed whether to bring back Alex Cora as their manager these past few weeks, it was never the legalities of the move that gave them pause.

In the case of a 2015 officer-involved shooting, for example, the review board had to weigh the case without having access to key documents and interviews.

Leaders in several counties are weighing how to respond to the surge in cases.

Dozens of residents and voters also shared testimonies and anecdotes this year as the City Council considered whether to place the housing bond on the ballot and separately, weighed an assistance program for renters now also impacted by the pandemic.

If the political situation triggers more social unrest, that could have long-lasting consequences for the nation and economy, weighing on consumer spending and potentially hurting businesses, especially restaurants and stores in downturn areas.

This time around, we have a clearer sense of the issues weighing on local residents’ minds heading into the election, thanks to The Voice Poll, a scientific survey of residents Voice of San Diego commissioned for the first time.

For instance, half of the respondents were asked to weigh in on whether the quality of K-12 education is a problem.


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