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Around the world in 80 days — starting and finishing in Tacoma

When Train arrived in Tacoma in mid-March of 1890 to begin his journey, the Ledger’s headline read: “Tacoma Went Wild.” There were parades, banquets, booming cannons, and Train gave interviews and lectures. Mobs crowded The Psycho’s carriage just to catch a glimpse of the great man who would make their city greater still. Train’s was …

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Seeing the natural world through a mathematical lens | MIT News

Growing up in Wallingford, Connecticut, David Darrow loved spending time outside, hiking and camping with his Boy Scout troop. He was fascinated by the environment around him, constantly asking questions about the natural world. Now a senior at MIT majoring in math and minoring in German and physics, Darrow is still studying natural phenomena. With …

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Atletico Madrid’s Koke backs Jan Oblak to rediscover world-class form

12:51 PM ET Alex Kirkland Rodrigo Faez Jan Oblak has conceded 24 goals in 20 league games so far this season. Ãlex Cámara/NurPhoto via Getty Images Atletico Madrid captain Koke has backed Jan Oblak to recapture the form that made him one of the world’s most highly-rated goalkeepers after a challenging 2021-22 season so far. Oblak …

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World, Australasian tours strengthen links through 2026

VIRGINIA WATER, England — The DP World Tour — formerly known as the European Tour — strengthened its links with the PGA Tour of Australasia by announcing Wednesday an extension of their partnership through 2026. The deal will provide members of the Australasian tour more opportunities, such as two additional cards and further exemptions to …

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In the blogs: What a world

Accountants go meta; muddy start to the season; the controller as preparer; and other highlights from our favorite tax bloggers. What a world Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy (https://itep.org/category/blog/): Most state budgets are flush with cash due to billions in federal aid and a rebounding economy, positioning state policymakers to invest in programs such …

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Apple’s Private Relay Roils Telecoms Around the World

When Apple pushed iOS 15 out to more than a billion devices in September, the software update included the company’s first VPN-like feature, iCloud Private Relay. The subscription-only privacy tool makes it harder for anyone to snoop on what you are doing online, by routing traffic from your device through multiple servers. But the tool …

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