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Qld joins states locking out Sydney

Queensland and Victoria have decided to shut their borders to people from Greater Sydney and the Central Coast as a COVID-19 outbreak in the NSW capital grows. The new rules will be in place from midnight Sunday in Victoria and 1am Monday in Queensland. “If you’re in Greater Sydney, stay in Greater Sydney,” Victoria Premier… Read More »

Six states go around federal government to boost access to rapid coronavirus testing

A bipartisan group of six governors announced a coordinated effort to improve access to rapid coronavirus testing by circumventing the federal government and going straight to test manufacturers. “With severe shortages and delays in testing and the federal administration attempting to cut funding for testing, the states are banding together to acquire millions of faster… Read More »

Who brought yoga to the states

Buddhism first came to North America through Chinese immigrants who brought yoga to the states settled in the western parts of the United States beginning in the 1840s, as well as by North Americans and Europeans who visited Asia and brought back with them Buddhist texts. In his autobiography Yogananda is laconic about his childhood.… Read More »

U-Haul International to stop hiring smokers in 21 states

U-Haul International has announced plans to stop interviewing and hiring nicotine users, including people who use e-cigarettes and vaping products By The Associated Press January 2, 2020, 8:40 PM 2 min read PHOENIX — U-Haul International has announced plans to stop interviewing and hiring nicotine users, including people who use e-cigarettes and vaping products. The… Read More »