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Sales tax revenue increasing sharply, but analysts remain wary

Newsday 01 Aug 2021
ALBANY — Sales tax revenue collected by counties — a signal of economic strength as well as the critical source of funds to avoid property tax increase — is rising sharply on Long Island and statewide., but the post-pandemic recovery remains uncertain, according to state and independent analysts told Newsday.
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How RI compares nationally in COVID stats

The Providence Journal 31 Jul 2021
Here is how Rhode Island compares with the other 49 states, statistically, in its response to the coronavirus crisis. 31 Rhode Island had the 31st-most newly identified cases of coronavirus per capita among the 50 states over the last seven days ... 17 Rhode Island has the 17th-highest unemployment rate among the 50 states. .
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Adam Pelech, Ryan Pulock likely to get lucrative deals from Islanders

Newsday 31 Jul 2021
The Islanders’ top-pair defensemen have watched other relatively comparable blue-liners agree to lucrative deals ... None have been connected to any other team, odd this deep into free agency if they don’t already have deals with the Islanders.
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Love Island Fans Had A Lot To Say About That Dramatic Recoupling

Huffington Post 31 Jul 2021
Having previously left fans furious with a frustrating cliffhanger, Love Island bosses had some making up to do as the recoupling continued on Friday ... this series of Love Island is quite slow ./ ... Unreal scenes from the love island producers there great comeback from this dead series— Rowley (@joerowley17) July 30, 2021.
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Could Bali’s unvaccinated visitors create a new COVID hotspot?

Al Jazeera 31 Jul 2021
Some 71 percent of the island’s population has had one dose of the vaccine and 19 percent have had both, compared with only 22.5 percent and 9.7 percent nationally. But there is a glaring gap in the island’s vaccination programme ... On Friday, the island reported 1,365 new cases and 37 deaths.
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A hot topic: Soaring home prices the result of many factors, including a limited supply ...

The Grand Island Independent 30 Jul 2021
Statistics released by the Grand Island Chamber of Commerce this week shows the average sold price of a house in Grand Island in June was $220,529, compared to $171,016 in June of 2020, which is an increase of nearly $50,000 in a 12-month period. The median sold price was $202,200, compared to $157,200 a year ago, which is a difference of $45,000.
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Greece sends police to Mykonos amid Delta surge

The National 30 Jul 2021
Greece has sent additional police to popular tourist destinations including the islands of Mykonos and Ios amid a surge in Covid infections blamed on the Delta variant ... On Mykonos, the number of police sent to the island has tripled compared to last year at the same time to 186.
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Will Josh and Shannon win Love Island USA?

m&c 30 Jul 2021
After the Casa Amor twist, which was deemed a flop by fans, it’s hard to imagine another couple winning Love Island USA other than Josh Goldstein and Shannon St ... Will Josh and Shannon win Love Island USA? ... Twitter has even compared Shannon to Love Island USA Season 2 alum Mackenzie Dipman. Will Shannon and Josh win Love Island USA by default?.
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Greece: Dinghy with migrants sinks; 3 missing, 10 rescued

Eagle-Tribune 30 Jul 2021
The vast majority attempt to reach Greek islands near the ... Mitarachi stressed that Greece was protecting its borders and that entries by migrants heading from the Turkish coast to the Greek islands were 96% lower in the last 12 months compared with the previous 12-month period.
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Canada's Green Gables Museum Hopes for Early Return of Asian Tourists

Beijing News 30 Jul 2021
But travel restrictions imposed by the federal government last year in response to the coronavirus pandemic brought all of that screeching to a halt, reducing overall visits to the island by 70% compared with pre-pandemic levels, according to provincial officials ... Island (UPEI).
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After Reprieve, COVID Strikes Mykonos Again, Aegean Islands Swamped

The National Herald 30 Jul 2021
Another 186 police have been sent to Mykonos, compared to 56 in 2020 when there were next to no tourists on an island that depends on them for economic survival and where champagne can cost 1000 euros ($1190) a bottle ...There is now a visible danger that the island will be shut down,” he said after going there to look for himself.
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Local businesses wary of return to virus restrictions

The Kingstown Independent 30 Jul 2021
For instance, New York Times tracking data shows Rhode Island having an overall 289% increase in reported COVID-19 cases when comparing the past two weeks to early July ... At the Southern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce, Executive Director Joe Viele took a more middle-of-the-road stance ... Here in Rhode Island they’ve done a good job,” he said.
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Residents staying 'predator free' from Covid on Stewart Is

Otago Daily Times 30 Jul 2021
A Rakiura/Stewart Island resident compared the country’s predator free programme with the Covid-19 vaccine rollout ... .
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Tracing Biodiversity

Technology Org 30 Jul 2021
... Marine Biodiversity Observation Network(link is external) — the researchers compared the results of eDNA samples taken from nine sites along the Santa Barbara coast and two off Santa Cruz Island to the results of underwater visual censuses (UVC) taken at those same areas.
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