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Drunk Driving Arrests Near Pre-Pandemic Numbers; DUI Plea Deal Program Created To Resolve Court Backlog No Longer An Option

Drunk driving has always been a significant issue in Hawaii, especially in the capital, Honolulu. But, with the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic last year, there was a change. As the world witnessed a large-scale shutdown of daily activities, forcing people to stay at home, there was a dip in the number of arrests in […]

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Highest Drug Overdose Counties In Texas

Of all the states in the U.S, Texas is one with the highest drug overdose counties. Back in 2015, around 52000 lives were claimed due to the opioid epidemic. Needless to say, Texas had a high share of these deaths. In this post, we will be breaking down the number of drug overdose deaths per […]

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54 People Killed In Portland Traffic Crashes In 2020 – The Most Since 1996 – Despite The Pandemic

2020 has been a disastrous year in multiple aspects, and for Portland, it also saw the most traffic-related deaths since 1996. The 122nd Avenue, one of Portland’s deadliest streets in terms of traffic accidents witnessed the 18th and last pedestrian death of the year on new year’s eve. The victim was a 51-year-old woman named […]

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Following One-Way Debacle Greenville to Change Traffic Calming Process Across The City

The rising traffic issue in Greenville is a continuous dispute that has often been referred to as the “Battle of McPherson Lane”. As an overview, the issue revolves around 2 residents of a street near the renowned Augusta road. They have filed a lawsuit against the city of Greenville for a partial closure of the […]

State Sees Decrease In Pedestrian Fatalities As More Safety Measures Are Taken

The Hawaii Department of Transportation has adopted various safety measures to reduce pedestrian fatalities in the state. In 2020, there was a drastic drop in the number of deaths reported, yielding a positive and safer 2021. Let us take a quick walkthrough of various state initiatives that helped decrease the total number of pedestrian fatalities. […]

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Fact Check On Atlanta’s Air Quality

Pollution – A word that holds a sense of impending disaster over our heads. In the 21st century, it is extremely common and a highly contributing factor to global warming. What do we even understand by the term air pollution? According to National Geographic, “Air pollution is a mix of particles and gases that can […]

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Import Penalties For Ford

On 3rd June 2020, an official statement from Ford Motor Co stated that they could face penalties of around $1.3 billion owing to a long-running dispute. The dispute is over the import duties that the company pays for the Ford Transit Connect Vehicles. Later in 2020, the supreme court declined Ford’s request, stating that they […]

The volunteers using ‘honeypot’ groups to fight anti-vax propaganda

Recently, in a policy shift, Facebook is actively removing or banning groups, pages, and accounts that discourage people from getting their covid-19 vaccine shots. Many of the social media giants are grappling with the anti-vaccine movement that has been trending online for weeks now. Original research conducted by BBC Monitorings revealed how some Facebook pages […]

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Scott Peterson’s Sister-In-Law Says She Has Evidence That Could Exonerate Him Of His Wife’s Murder 20 Years Ago

The conviction of the 20-something-year-old man who was accused of murdering his pregnant wife and dumping her in the San Francisco Bay has yet again come into relevance. Last summer, California’s highest court overruled the death sentence of Scott Peterson who was convicted for murdering his then 27 years old wife, Laci Peterson, stating that […]

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The Sexual Harassment Claim that Shook the San Diego Museum

An online petition posted by one of the workers of the San Diego Museum has shocked the internet. The petition accused the authority of the museum of tolerating sexual harassment and racial inequality. The Incident The incident goes as follows: A former employee of the Museum, Zelina Gayte, mentioned in the petition that the museum […]