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Three reasons why you should play chess

Photo courtesy of Peter Miller Chess is perhaps one of the most universally known board games of all time. No matter who you are or where you’re from, it is highly likely you have heard of the game before, and for good reason. The game is more than 1,500 years old, and is one of the best ways to practice critical thinking skills. What appears to be a game full of complex strategies and tactics is actually one of simplicity. Each player, making one move at a time, uses six unique game pieces to maneuver around

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Three reasons why you should play chess

Former Real Trends executives launch new consulting firm

Former Real Trends President Steve Murray, along with former Real Trends Vice President Scott Wright, will now lead RTC Consulting. The firm will advise real estate companies as they navigate things like mergers and acquisitions Steve Murray, left, and Scott Wright Former Real Trends President Steve Murray, along with former Real Trends Vice President Scott Wright, will now lead RTC Consulting. The firm will advise real estate companies as they navigate things like mergers and acquisitions. A month and a half

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Former Real Trends executives launch new consulting firm

Jam collaborative software launches Jam Genies to give small startups access to experts

As the world moves towards remote work, the collaborative tools market continues to expand. Jam, a platform for editing and improving your company’s website, is adding to the trend by introducing a new arm to its product today called Jam Genies. Jam Genies is a network of highly experienced product experts that Jam users can tap for guidance and advice around their specific issue or challenge. Cofounder Dani Grant explained to TechCrunch that many small and early-stage companies don’t have the deep pockets

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Jam collaborative software launches Jam Genies to give small startups access to experts

Fast raises $102M as the online checkout wars continue to attract huge investment

This morning Fast, a startup that provides online checkout and identity products, announced that it has closed a $102 million Series B. The new funding event was led by Stripe, a previous investor in Fast. Stripe, an online payments giant, also led Fast’s Series A last year, a deal worth $20 million. Fast has raised $124 million to date, it said in a release. TechCrunch reached out to Fast for comment regarding its growth pace. The company shared that gross merchandise volume (GMV) processed by its checkout

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Fast raises $102M as the online checkout wars continue to attract huge investment

North Logan man pleads guilty to assaulting and threatening woman

Booking photo for Bryan Ash (Courtesy: Cache County Jail) LOGAN — A 57-year-old North Logan man has confessed to threatening and assaulting a woman last summer. Bryan P. Ash has been in the Cache County Jail since being arrested in June. Ash took part in a virtual hearing in 1st District Court Monday afternoon, appearing by web conference from jail. He accepted a plea deal, pleading guilty to attempted aggravated assault and criminal mischief, both amended from felonies to misdemeanors. On June 4, North Park

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North Logan man pleads guilty to assaulting and threatening woman

Utah Jazz 8-Game Winning Streak, Best ATS Record in NBA

The Utah Jazz (12-4) are the hottest team in the NBA, with the Jazz riding high on an eight-game winning streak. Bettors love the Jazz because they’re the best team in the NBA with an 11-5 against the spread record, including an 8-0 ATS clip during their hot streak. Donovan Mitchell of the Utah Jazz throws down a dunk during the team’s eight-game winning streak (Image: Getty) The Utah Jazz started the season 4-4, but won eight in a row and improved to 12-4. Only three other NBA teams have more wins than

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Utah Jazz 8-Game Winning Streak, Best ATS Record in NBA

2021 Masters Odds: Dustin Johnson Favorite, Tiger Woods Long Shot

Dustin Johnson, the reigning Masters champion, comes into the 2021 Masters as the favorite to win at +700 odds, according to a recent update by DraftKings. Meanwhile, Tiger Woods is a long shot to win the Masters this year at +3300 odds. Dustin Johnson, seen here sliding on the winner’s green jacket after a victory at the 2020 Masters in Augusta, Georgia, comes into the 2021 Masters as the consensus favorite. (Image: Matt Slocum/AP) For now, the 2021 Masters will take place at Augusta National on its originally

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2021 Masters Odds: Dustin Johnson Favorite, Tiger Woods Long Shot

Tungsten-substituted vanadium oxide breathes fresh air into catalyst technology

New air purifier catalyst keeps working in “wet” conditions Tokyo, Japan – Researchers from Tokyo Metropolitan University have created a new tungsten-substituted vanadium oxide catalyst for breaking down harmful nitrogen oxides in industrial exhaust. Their new catalyst material works at lower temperatures and does not suffer major drops in performance when processing “wet” exhaust, resolving a major drawback in conventional vanadium oxide catalysts. They found that the unaggregated dispersal of atomic

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Tungsten-substituted vanadium oxide breathes fresh air into catalyst technology

Afghan government envoys accuse Taliban of snubbing talks

DOHA: Afghan government negotiators holding peace talks with the Taliban charged Tuesday their opponents had been avoiding formal engagement for more than a week, an accusation the insurgents denied. The two sides have been meeting in the Qatari capital Doha since September in a US-backed effort to contain the violence in their country, but the negotiations have already been interrupted by several long pauses. "Peace and ending the violence are our people and government's top priority," tweeted Afghan government

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Afghan government envoys accuse Taliban of snubbing talks

Leavenworth to consider extension of mask order

Opponents submit petition As Leavenworth city commissioners prepare to consider an extension of a mask order, signatures are being checked on a petition from a group seeking to repeal the order. When they meet this evening, commissioners are scheduled to consider an extension of an ordinance that requires people to wear masks or other face coverings in public spaces in the city of Leavenworth. Commissioners approved the ordinance in November in an effort to limit the spread of COVID-19. The ordinance, which

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Leavenworth to consider extension of mask order

China's call for 'building a community with a shared future for mankind' transcends time

On January 25, Chinese President Xi Jinping attended the World Economic Forum (WEF) Virtual Event of the Davos Agenda and delivered a special address via video link. President Xi attended the WEF for the first time on January 17, 2017, when he firmly called for globalization and building a community with a shared future for mankind. His calls have demonstrated his deep thinking on human development as the leader of a major country.

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China's call for 'building a community with a shared future for mankind' transcends time

Orta's failure: Leeds miss out on deal for Bundesliga prospect

Leeds United have been in poor form recently. Marcelo Bielsa’s side are currently 12th in the Premier League table, though they are 11 points clear of the relegation zone. Still, they have lost both of their most recent league outings, to Brighton & Hove Albion and Tottenham Hotspur, while they were also knocked out of the FA Cup by Crawley Town in one of the shocks of the third round. And now it appears they could be set to endure some transfer disappointment too. Football Insider reports that the club

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Orta's failure: Leeds miss out on deal for Bundesliga prospect

Wyoming State Legislature to begin 8 day virtual session Wednesday

January 26, 2021 — The Wyoming Legislature will reconvene for an eight-day virtual session starting tomorrow and continue through Feb. 5. The public will have access to the legislative zoom meetings via the Legislature’s YouTube Channel. The public will also have the opportunity to testify during standing committee meetings by registering to enter the Zoom meetings by clicking a “testify” button provided on the Legislature’s calendar page. 2021 General Session Schedule: Wednesday, January 27 – Session

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Wyoming State Legislature to begin 8 day virtual session Wednesday

Protesting HB 1076 in Pierre Tuesday morning

Skip to content Posted: Updated: Photo by Patrick Callahan. PIERRE, S.D. (KELO) — The cold didn’t stop members of the South Dakota LBGTQ community from protesting a bill aimed at transgender people. On Tuesday morning, roughly a dozen protestors assembled peacefully outside the State Capitol as House Bill 1076 made its first appearance in the House Health and Human Services Committee. Protestors gather in Pierre in opposition to HB 1076. Photo courtesy of South Dakota Public Broadcasting. Photo by

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Protesting HB 1076 in Pierre Tuesday morning

PH includes Czech Republic in travel ban list

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, January 26) – The Philippine government has included the Czech Republic in the list of countries under travel ban due to new COVID variants, Malacañang announced on Tuesday. The move was made after the Czech Republic's National Institute of Public Health confirmed the detection of the more transmissible B.1.1.7. COVID-19 variant that was first detected in the United Kingdom. Starting Jan. 28 until Jan. 31, foreign travelers coming from or who have been to the Czech Republic

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PH includes Czech Republic in travel ban list

New Gaston County ADA: “I’m here to better my community"

Assistant District Attorney Alexis Tremble believes she can help make a difference in the lives of Gaston County residents through the courts. Tremble began working as a Gaston County assistant district attorney in November 2020. She, as well as the county's other new prosecutor, Ryon Smalls, replaced Donald Rice, who was elected to District Court judge in 2020, and Mark Warshawsky, who retired before the New Year. Her father a U.S. Navy veteran, her mother an employee of Walter Reed National Military Medical

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New Gaston County ADA: “I’m here to better my community

Dana White Reveals What Happened In His Wild Quest To Catch A UFC 257 Pay-Per-View Pirate

Getty Image In the lead up to Saturday night’s UFC 257 pay-per-view, UFC president Dana White revealed that, as he had previously pledged, he had a “a surprise” for anyone he catches illegally streaming the event, and especially for one pay-per-view pirate in particular. “We got one,” White said at the pre-UFC 257 press conference. “We got him. We’re watching this guy right now. All you have to do is turn it on Saturday, and we got you, f–ker. I can’t wait. Turn it on Saturday, streamers, and

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Dana White Reveals What Happened In His Wild Quest To Catch A UFC 257 Pay-Per-View Pirate

Jade Bird performs "Headstart" on Fallon: Watch

In advance of her upcoming sophomore album Jade Bird on Fallon A new album from Jade Bird is on the way, the follow-up to her acclaimed 2019 self-titled debut. In anticipation, the folk songwriter performed its lead single, “Headstart”, on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. Bird began her appearance casually sitting on a pool table, swinging around her microphone. The UK artist then made her way into a studio, where she joined the rest of her band on the buoyant, three-minute romp. “It’s quite

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Jade Bird performs