Climate Change Is Central to California’s Wildfires

Letitia Denham

As the toll from California’s wildfires grows higher year after year, the state’s future appears fiery and hazy with smoke. For conservative columnists like Ben Shapiro, Niall Ferguson and Tyler O’Neil, it’s clear who is responsible: California Democrats. In recent opinion pieces, they acknowledge that climate change might play a role in these fires, but they blame Democratic leadership for exacerbating fuel buildups through poor land management. As proof, they

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5 things about the remarkable career of Alun Wyn Jones

Letitia Denham

Alun Wyn Jones will set a new world record of 149 Test match appearances in Saturday’s Guinness Six Nations game against Scotland.

Here, the PA news agency reflects on a memorable career in the red shirts of Wales and the British and Irish Lions.

Where it all started

Former Wales coach Gareth Jenkins (David Davies/PA)

Jones’ international career began 7,500 miles from Wales at the sporting outpost of Estadio

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Here are your candidates for the Dallas College board of trustees election

Letitia Denham

Oct. 28: This story has been updated to reflect more information about the Voters Guide questionnaire.

Dallas College, which has pivoted to nearly all virtual classes during the pandemic, has two board seats up for election on Nov. 3.

The elections come at a time when the system — previously known as Dallas County Community College District — is unifying its seven campuses under Dallas College and as the coronavirus

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Suicide bombing at Kabul education centre kills 24, students among the victims

Letitia Denham

KABUL (Reuters) – A suicide bombing at an education centre in Afghanistan’s capital Kabul killed 24 people including teenage students and wounded dozens more on Saturday, officials said.

A Ministry of Interior spokesman, Tariq Arian, said security guards had identified a bomber who detonated explosives in the street outside the Kawsar-e Danish centre.

Most of the victims were students aged between 15 and 26,

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Biden leads Trump by 15 points in Minnesota, St. Cloud State University poll finds

Letitia Denham

ST. CLOUD, Minn. — Minnesotans’ deep disagreements about the condition of the state and nation are entrenched along party lines, according to a new St. Cloud State University survey, but the satisfaction is significantly down overall from recent years.

Could a contentious election affect a peaceful transition of power

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a man wearing a suit and sunglasses: Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden speaks during a drive-in campaign rally at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds on Oct. 30, 2020 in St. Paul, Minnesota.


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Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden speaks during a drive-in campaign rally

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