Wednesday, November 25, 2020
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Wednesday, November 25, 2020

It's 63 degrees in Sylvester today. Here's the news—

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Elon Musk Passes Bill Gates To Become World's 2nd-Richest Person

Camila Domonoske, NPR (Tweet)

The soaring value of Tesla stock has sent Musk's net worth skyrocketing, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.  The automaker's CEO has added more than $100 billion to his net worth in 2020.

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What to expect out of Janet Yellen as Treasury secretary

Courtenay Brown, Axios (Tweet)

A face familiar to Wall Street is back as a central player that this time will need to steer the country out of a deep economic crisis.Driving the news: President-elect Joe Biden is preparing to nominate former Fed chair Janet Yellen to be Treasury secretary.…

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Thinning ice due to climate change threatens more drownings, study finds

Maddie Stone, The Washington Post (Tweet)

As frozen water thaws, northern communities could face more deadly ice accidents.

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An ancient people with a modern climate plan

Jim Morrison, The Washington Post (Tweet)

A native American tribe living on an island off the coast of Washington long ago recognized the threat of climate change. They implemented a climate action plan in 2010, melding traditional practices with science. Now, 50 other native tribes across the countr…

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The long list of contenders for Kamala Harris’s Senate seat, explained

Li Zhou, Vox (Tweet)

California Gov. Gavin Newsom must choose a candidate for Harris’s Senate seat from a crowded field.

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The best $219 I ever spent: A HEPA filter for my parents

Grace Linden, Vox (Tweet)

It is a high price that will probably only get higher.