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An Iraqi teen with autism expresses himself through color. He draws in black since his mother got coronavirus

Nahla al-Nadawi's voice is filled with love as she gently asks her son why the flower he drew is black. © Aqeel Najm/CNN The color black has crept back into Ussayid's drawings. Nahla believes that her son has carried that darkness with him since his father's death. It pains her to have to ask that question. Ussayid, 19, has autism and struggles to verbally express his thoughts, fears, and pain. He does so through colors. "We worked for years to get him away from the black of death," she explains. "But this was his expression of his fear that I would die or that my husband who he considers as a father figure would die."Nahla and her husband Aqil both contracted the coronavirus within days of each other. To get Covid-19 in Iraq means to assume responsibility for yourself, sh...
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Animal Crossing Halloween Update – How to Get New Face and Body Paint Colors

Animal Crossing: New Horizons is heading quickly into the Halloween season with a fresh update arriving today that offers a ton of seasonal fun. One of the coolest new additions are a set of new body paint colors that will let you change your face, arms, and anything else into unique new shades. You saw these in the Halloween Update reveal video, but with so much going on the game doesn’t take time to explain how to get them. We’ve found where they are though, so here’s how to get new face and body paint colors in Animal Crossing: New Horizons. How to Get New Face and Body Paint Colors There’s two items that you need to fully unlock the new customization options offered by the Animal Crossing: New Horizons Halloween Update. Both are found at the Nook Stop ATM within Resident Services. H...
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Hero Glamour Blaze Edition Launched at Rs 72,000 in India, Gets New Paint Scheme, USB Phone Charger

© Provided by News18 Hero Glamour Blaze Edition Launched at Rs 72,000 in India, Gets New Paint Scheme, USB Phone Charger Hero MotoCorp has introduced a new special edition of the popular Glamour motorcycle – the Glamour Blaze. The new motorcycle comes in a new Matt Vernier Grey Color along with the addition of a USB charger to the handlebar. Glamour Blaze will be available at Hero MotoCorp showrooms across the country at an attractive price of Rs 72,200 (ex-showroom Delhi). Commenting on the new motorcycle, Naveen Chauhan, Head – Sales and Aftersales, Hero MotoCorp, said, “Glamour is a highly popular brand across the country and represents style and performance. The response to the new Glamour that was launched recently has been positive and now in its Blaze edition, the brand co...
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Tesla Gigafactory Berlin’s revolutionary paint shop is coming to life

Tesla Gigafactory Berlin’s revolutionary paint shop appears to be coming together. Local reports indicate that paint equipment deliveries have been continuing and a little testbed for the paint facility may in the process of installation. The EV manufacturer teamed up with Geico Taikisha, a leader in the design and construction of turnkey automated auto body paint, for Giga Berlin’s next-gen paint shop. Last month, the first batch of machines was delivered to the German plant’s site. Local drone-operator @gigafactory_4 observed that Tesla may have installed some of the Geico Taikisha equipment for Giga Berlin’s paint shop in a little testbed. While the exact location of said testbed was not specified, the drone-operator did clarify that Giga Berlin’s Geico Taikisha machines were stored...
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When a Fallen Mexican American War Hero Was Denied a Wake, a Civil Rights Push Began

“The whites won't like it.”When a small-town Texas funeral home, using these words, refused to hold a wake for decorated World War II veteran Felix Longoria, the ensuing controversy sent the fight for Mexican American civil rights soaring onto the national stage—with some help from a rising U.S. senator named Lyndon Johnson. Private Longoria, a Mexican American soldier from Three Rivers, Texas, was flushing out Japanese soldiers retreating from the island of Luzon in the Philippines when a sniper cut him down just months before the end of World War II. His heroic actions posthumously earned him the Purple Heart and other military medals.It took the U.S. Army four years to get his body back home to Three Rivers. When his widow Beatriz Longoria went to make arrangements at the town’s only fu...
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Golden Artists Colors of New Berlin, NY named Manufacturer of Year by Commerce Chenango

Manufacturing Day occurs every year on the first Friday in October and the days leading up to this day are known as Manufacturing Week. Ideally, this is an opportunity to promote the importance of manufacturing on a local, national and global level. © [COURTESY AUDREY ROBINSON] Golden Artists Colors president and COO, Barb Schindler, left, and CEO and co-founder, Mark Golden pose recently with the 2020 Manufacturer of the Year Award presented to them by Commerce Chenango. Companies across the manufacturing industry come together during Manufacturing Week, dedicating time and effort to connect with young professionals and educate the next generation of manufacturers. Throughout Manufacturing Week, Commerce Chenango in Norwich has been highlighting the finalists for th...
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Authority Brands acquires Monster Tree Service

COLUMBIA, Md., Sept. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Authority Brands, LLC announced today the purchase of Monster Tree Service. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The acquisition marks the sixth brand addition for Authority Brands since October 2018, with Monster Tree Service representing the company's eighth brand in its home service portfolio. Founded in 2008, Monster Tree Service is the leading tree care company in the U.S., and the only franchise offering local certified arborist teams in multiple locations nationwide. With more than 200 territories across the country, Monster Tree Service is committed to keeping trees healthy and customers satisfied. The brand provides a suite of effective and environmentally friendly services including tree removal, trimming and pruning, land a...
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Pelosi’s Devilish Demands

On Tuesday, President Donald Trump called off negotiations over a stimulus bill until after Election Day. Blame House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's outlandish demands for the delay.Pelosi has been urging Republicans to pass her $2.2 trillion coronavirus relief bill to "crush the virus so that we can open the economy and open our schools safely." The truth is her bill would do almost nothing to achieve those goals.Worse, though Pelosi isn't telling you, the bill rewrites election law for 2020, barring voter ID requirements, forcing states to count absentee ballots that arrive as late as 10 days after Election Day, and imposing same-day voter registration everywhere, though, currently, only 21 states allow it. These controversial changes don't belong in a stimulus bill Americans are desperate fo...
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Google Nest Audio review: A steal at $100

Hardware and setupThat small size was the first thing I noticed when unboxing the Nest Audio. It’s hard to get a sense for how big it is from Google’s promo pics and videos, but it’s less than 7 inches tall and only 3 inches thick. It’s slightly bigger than the original Google Home, and about the same height as the Sonos One, but much thinner (the One is about 4.7 inches thick). That small size means the Nest Audio is easy to tuck away wherever you want, but it also made me question if it could sound as good as Google promised. Like all of Google’s current speakers, it is covered with audio-transparent cloth that comes in five colors: Chalk, Charcoal, Sage, Sand and Sky. (I got the boring but versatile “Chalk” option.) Nest Audio is the first of Google’s speakers that is entirely covered w...
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What’s the best way to see fall colors in East Tennessee? A Norris Lake color cruise

CLOSE A guide to leaf viewing this fall in East Tennessee. Every fall, reds, oranges and yellows paint the hills of East Tennessee to put on a spectacular seasonal display. If you're searching for a spot to see the scenery, look no further than Norris Dam State Park. Park rangers will be hosting this year's fall color cruises on pontoons from the shores of Norris Lake. Here's what you need to know to save your seat on a one-of-a-kind ride. A shoreline at Norris Dam State Park. (Photo: Submitted/Norris Dam State Park)Tours begin Oct. 19The 2020 fall color cruises are scheduled during peak leaf season, according to the fall foliage forecast.Tours begin Oct. 19 and go through Nov. 1. Capacity will be limited to seven people because of COVID-19 concerns and social distanc...
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At Home: Some service companies add COVID-19 precautions – News – The Topeka Capital-Journal

Everything looks different in the age of COVID-19, including routine home maintenance and repair services.Three Topeka companies weighed in on how their business practices have been altered by the pandemic and what they’re doing to keep consumers safe.Have customers been expressing concern or asking about health and safety precautions during the pandemic?Dennis Bowser, owner of Countryside Chimney Sweep, said, "It’s 60/40. Some will shake your hand because it’s good luck to shake a sweep’s hand, and then we’ve had probably 10 percent cancel their annual appointment and then reschedule six months to a year out."Bowser says he’s made it a habit to ask customers what makes them comfortable before entering a home. Some customers prefer to be outside while the work is done, while ot...
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DIYing Your Halloween Costume? Here’s How to Make Seriously Easy Homemade Face Paint

Making your own Halloween costume can be fun, but it can also be a little stressful. You have to start from scratch and get extra creative with every little detail, including your makeup, which can really drive home a DIY get-up. And since a lot of store-bought face paints a) are expensive and b) can leave marks on your skin for days after, why not try making your own? If that sounds like way too much work, don't worry! It's actually really simple to put together your own face paint so you know exactly what's in it. And the best part? It only costs a few dollars to pull off. Here's how to do it. © Provided by PopSugar What You'll Need: Corn starch Face lotion 1/4 teaspoon vegetable oil Washable paints, natural food coloring, or homemade dyes Small containers Small bowl Directi...
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Chromecast users need to grant Local Network in iOS 14

With the launch of iOS 14 yesterday, Apple introduced a number of privacy changes. One of them relates to how Chromecast works, with Google advising users to grant apps the iOS 14 Local Network permission and developers to upgrade. Beginning with iOS 14, applications that scan for devices on the local network will now prompt users with a one-time permissions dialog to find and connect to local network devices. The Cast platform uses the local network to discover and control Cast devices, so if the user denies permission, they will not be able to cast. In a document for iOS app developers with Chromecast integration released on Monday, Google summarized the “new restrictions and permissions.” Developers are asked to update to Google Cast SDK v4.5.0. With that new version, Google i...
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Tesla warns on challenges of scaling up production

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk warned on Tuesday about the difficulties of speeding up production as an expert cautioned the carmaker’s increased reliance on large-scale aluminium parts could bring new manufacturing challenges.FILE PHOTO: Tesla Inc CEO Elon Musk walks next to a screen showing an image of Tesla Model 3 car during an opening ceremony for Tesla China-made Model Y program in Shanghai, China January 7, 2020. REUTERS/Aly Song/File PhotoWhile carmakers such as Mercedes-Benz have said automation has limitations, Musk has pressed on with plans to create a hyper-automated factory, which he refers to as the “alien dreadnought”, or “the machine that builds the machine”.“The extreme difficulty of scaling production of new technology is not well understood. It’s 1...
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True Color Of The General Lee Discovered After All These Years

It's orange, but of course, it's not that simple. The holy trinity of famous Hollywood cars is somewhat debatable. There are a handful of vehicles that quality, but the 1969 Dodge Charger known as the General Lee is virtually guaranteed a spot in the top three. Many would argue the orange muscle car is the most iconic Hollywood machine of them all, having dodged the law while jumping every obstacle in Georgia during its seven-season run on The Dukes of Hazzard. But is the General actually orange? © AutoClassics General Lee Big Block The answer is obviously yes, but not all oranges are created equal. For decades there's been debate as to the car's specific shade of orange. Being a Dodge product, many people assumed the car wore a bright coat of Hemi Orange. Folks deep in the Gen...
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New Pest Control Company in Columbus, OH – Press Release

Columbus, Ohio has had a really bad year with pests. There has been a very unusual number of new infestations. Multiple pest professionals think that this is because pests are becoming immune to everyday treatments like over the counter products and various DIY methods. Thankfully, Premier Columbus Bed Bug Exterminators is here to help. They are the newest pest control company in the area and have already made a name for themself. They have received a ton of high star reviews online and their services are known to be premium. Their treatments guarantee long lasting protection at an affordable price. The company has a team of ten professionally trained pest exterminators who know how to treat any and every species of pest in Ohio and the surrounding states. They are prepared for any ...
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10 Real Estate Movies to Add to Your Queue

Hollywood has a thing for the real estate industry. From high-stakes drama to LOL humor -- and everything in between -- the movies show the world of real estate can be as entertaining as it is lucrative. Let's take a look at 10 films that have cast the real estate industry and its key players in starring roles.Movies about eviction or foreclosureIn real life, there are laws in place that provide the rules for evictions and foreclosures. In Hollywood, though, it's a much different story, as told by these films.House of Sand and Fog (2003)At its core, this is a story of an eviction gone terribly wrong. When a homeowner (Jennifer Connelly) is evicted from her home due to a misunderstanding regarding the nonpayment of business taxes, she must seek legal help when her home is sold at auction. T...
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Wellness Design Solutions Address Retracted CDC Aerosolized Covid-19 Transmission Risk Guidance

Smart home technology can reduce the risk of indoor Covid transmission. Delos - Anthony Barcelo (Photographer) The Centers for Disease Control posted updated Covid-19 transmission information on its website last Friday and removed it on Monday, claiming the posting was done in error with draft copy. The crucial information in the update concerned aerosols and small airborne particles carrying enough of the virus to infect people beyond the six-foot radius often cited as a safety margin, especially within poorly-ventilated spaces. This mirrored guidance that the World Health Organization addressed last July. Aerosolized transmission can have a significant reopening impact for schools, gyms and other public and commercial facilities – but it also impacts living spaces, includin...
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What colors do I use to paint a Black Bear?

The only thing more divisive than Democrats and Republicans is the artistic debate of whether to make black by mixing it or by squeezing it out of the tube! Think I'm kidding?  According to Google, there are 567 million results when you ask that question. Fortunately, if you're reading this, I will share the correct answer and save you a few million hours! If you don't know me you're probably saying, "This guy is pretty pompous!" If you do know me you're saying, "He's definitely pompous but is probably right". Our newsletter delivers the local news that you can trust. Before I get into the paint gospel according to Mike, I'll let tell you why this is a topic this week. Last Sunday I spotted a black bear while walking Lola in the park! We were probably twenty yards apart but ev...