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Despite the huge reduction in demand for passenger flights over the past few months, the requirement to transport freight still exists. As there are fewer passengers, airlines are turning to freight to make a profit on the flights that they are operating.

With fewer flights operating between key cities, the cargo space onboard these limited services are now sold for a premium. Bananas from South America, fish from Norway and lobsters from Alaska all need transporting rapidly to reach the supermarket shelves as fresh as customers expect.

However, it’s not just edible produce that’s being transported under your feet in the cargo compartments. Lithium-ion batteries, petrol engines and various chemicals could be crossing the Atlantic along with

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  • October 3, 2020
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Lapel’s Macy Beeson wins title

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CARMEL – The waiting was the hardest part. At that point, the rest was out of her control.

Macy Beeson finished her round Saturday afternoon as the leader of the IHSAA girls golf state finals at Carmel’s Prairie View Golf Club. But she didn’t know if it would hold. There were plenty of players with plenty of golf left to play. So she waited for two hours. She spent some time on the putting green, staying warm in case she had to compete in a playoff. She talked with her teammates, talked with her family, sat on her mom’s lap and willed time to go faster.

She didn’t keep tabs on what was happening on the course. 

“If I keep track, it’s going to make me nervous,” the Lapel sophomore said.

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  • October 3, 2020
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Pandemic a test that will boost spirituality

Brady McCombs, Associated Press
Published 3:20 p.m. MT Oct. 3, 2020

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A top leader with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints urged members to make the faith an “oasis of unity” and celebrate diversity during a speech Saturday at the faith’s signature conference being held without attendees.

The speech was delivered as many of the faith’s 16.6 million adherents worldwide live through a reckoning over racial injustice, especially in the United States where the police killing of Black man George Floyd sparked massive protests.

Top Mormon leaders’ comments on race amid protests

Quentin L. Cook, a member of a top governing panel called the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, didn’t mention the protests fueled by Black Lives Matter groups but made an impassioned plea for the religion to become a big tent for people of all racial and cultural

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  • October 3, 2020
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Virtual fundraisers raise a new way of politicking | Colorado Politics

No one knows if remote political fundraisers will survive when things return to normal after the pandemic ends, or if they’ll feel like an unpleasant relic from a year everyone will want to forget and move past.

But for months, as candidates and causes have felt their way through an election year like no other, the virtual events have become ubiquitous, with checkerboarded Zoom conferences replacing ballrooms filled with dressed-up donors making cracks about rubber chicken.

As with most campaign activities and events held since the pandemic struck, in Colorado the major parties and their candidates have diverged somewhat in their approaches to fundraisers, with Democrats mostly opting for online gatherings and Republicans tending to meet up in person in recent months.

The state Democrats’ and Republicans’ premier annual fundraising dinners demonstrated the parties’ different takes, though the contrasts were also no doubt influenced by the calendar.

The Colorado Democrats

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  • October 3, 2020
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5 Indianapolis Colts prop bets to make in Week 4

The Indianapolis Colts (2-1) travel up Interstate 65 to meet the Chicago Bears (3-0) Sunday for a Week 4 battle at Soldier Field at 1 p.m. ET. Below, we give you five player/team prop bets to consider from the BetMGM game menu.

Also see: Indianapolis Colts at Chicago Bears odds, picks and best bets

5 Indianapolis Colts prop bets to make in Week 4

Odds via BetMGM; access USA TODAY Sports’ betting odds for a full list. Lines last updated Saturday at 9:20 a.m. ET.

Colts -0.5 (-110) in first half

The Colts have been leading at the half in each of their three games so far this season. In Week 1 they took a 17-14 lead to the break on the road against the Jacksonville Jaguars.

In Week 2, they led 15-3 at the half over the Minnesota Vikings and in Week 3 they were up 17-7 against the

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  • October 3, 2020
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COVID-19 was a focal point during Outdoor Economics conference

Hannah Grover, Farmington Daily Times
Published 12:11 p.m. MT Oct. 3, 2020 | Updated 12:14 p.m. MT Oct. 3, 2020

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Road Apple Rally has been bringing mountain bicyclists to Farmington’s trail system since 1981.

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AZTEC — Outdoor recreation is taking on a more important role in New Mexico as communities view it as a key to economic diversification amid the changing energy landscape, but the COVID-19 pandemic put some of those efforts on hold.

As he welcomed hundreds of attendees to the New Mexico Outdoor Economics Conference this week, Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez said the virus has led the tribe to shut down tourism on its lands.

Organizers discuss pandemic’s impact on outdoor recreation in online call

The pandemic’s impacts took a central focus in the conference discussions.

Originally set to occur in Farmington and showcase some of the unique outdoor recreation assets in the community, the

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  • October 3, 2020
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Social media influencers drive retail sales in the pandemic

Influencers are shaping the way people shop during the pandemic, as more people spend time on their phones and online.

In a year marked by working from home and staying inside, the influencer sphere has adapted to meet followers where they are. Influencers, or content creators who have built a reputation and following for their knowledge or expertise on a niche topic, have tapped into a new type of brand: relatability.

Gone are the days of travelling to luxurious resorts or dining at extravagant five-star restaurants.

Enter the era of dressing up living spaces, trying new home workouts and finding the best skincare products. Instagram photos of designer-label handbags and matcha lattes from the local barista are being replaced with yoga pants and home-cooked meal ideas.

Now that everyone can live like an influencer, platforms

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  • October 3, 2020
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Inside Teresa Giudice’s Uphill Battle to Keep Her Family Together – E! Online

If we’ve learned one thing watching Teresa Giudice on The Real Housewives of New Jersey all these years, it’s that you don’t come between her and her family.

But what’s a fighter like Tre to do when the force threatening to break up her family is not an embattled co-star, but the almighty United States government? With a Pennsylvania immigration court judge ordering last week that incarcerated husband Joe Giudice be deported back to his native Italy, without providing an exact time frame, once his three-year prison sentence is complete in March of 2019, this is gearing up to be the most important battle the Bravolebrity has ever faced—and the one that, sadly, she has the slimmest odds of winning.

Despite always being a potential outcome for the permanent U.S. resident, who came to America as a baby and never became a citizen, since Joe began his 41 month sentence

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  • October 3, 2020
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The American Horror Story season fans say is scariest

In a Reddit thread discussing the scariest American Horror Story seasons, one user kicked off the Roanoke discussion by saying, “I know the style is different from what we’re used to (documentary turned reality tv) but I liked it overall. I just saw it for the first time last week and since and seen Apocalypse (watched live) and now Asylum (already seen). I feel like it’s kinda ‘cool’ for fans to hate Roanoke when really it should be ‘cool’ to hate some of the other seasons. I could not even finish Hotel or 1984 and Apocalypse was trying to [sic] hard to be every season wrapped into one. Anyone else agree?”

Another user chimed in, writing, “By far the most ‘horror’ season of American horror story. Genuinely scary and a unique take on the paranormal genre.”

Fans also pointed out that they believe show creator Ryan Murphy tends to make

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  • October 3, 2020
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It’s time to get away to Astoria on the Oregon coast for craft beer, hikes and ‘Goonies’ fun

If you’re longing to escape to the Oregon coast, head as far north as you can until you meet the Columbia River and settle into Astoria.

The oldest city in Oregon is famous for fun, from craft beer savored slowly on cool decks to grab-and-go burgers and bakery treats.

Fort Stevens State Park was declared the state’s best park by Jamie Hale, travel writer for The Oregonian/OregonLive.

Take a hike in any direction and instead of straining to sneak a street-side peek of the privately owned, off-limits house where “The Goonies” was filmed, head over the Oregon Film Museum to see where the jail scene was staged.

“Astoria is a place that requires several days – or several trips – to properly explore,” reports Hale. Read his recommendations

Here are unique Astoria vacation stays listed on Airbnb and TripAdvisor, but Vrbo, booking.com, hotels.com and Portland-based Vacasa can also be searched

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  • October 3, 2020