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Muslim leaders condemn Republican inaction after Boebert’s Islamophobic remarks

Reps. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.), Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich) and Andre Carson (D-Ind.) came together to condemn Republican lawmakers’ inaction after Rep. Lauren Boebert’s (R-Colo.) repeated Islamophobic remarks against Omar, reports Huffington Post. “When a sitting member of Congress calls a colleague a member of the ‘jihad squad’ and falsifies a story to suggest I will blow […]

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Metro will resume normal fair payment beginning Jan. 10

Discount for eligible passengers Metro bus riders will be asked to resume paying fares on Jan. 10, but Metro will offer half-price passes for six months and even bigger discounts for eligible low-income passengers. “As our communities are still faced with an unprecedented health pandemic that racial and economic inequalities have further exacerbated, providing financial […]

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Help postal service answer ‘wish lists’ to Jolly St. Nick

Join Operation Santa People wishing to help the U.S. Postal Service answer letters to Santa Claus from needy families began registering this week as Operation Santa opens to the public for volunteer registration at www.uspsoperationsanta.com/. Every year since 1912, the postal service has processed a massive amount of mail from children whose lists include basic […]