Muskegon dispensary hosting city’s first outdoor marijuana ‘Halloweed’ party
MUSKEGON, MI – The first outdoor marijuana event will take place in Muskegon two years after city leaders first approved cannabis consumption events. New Standard Park Place is hosting the Halloweed party on Saturday, Oct. 30. The Halloweed party is the fifth temporary marijuana event allowed under state law and the first in West Michigan. An individual or business with a $6,000 marijuana event organizer license from the Marijuana Regulatory Agency then needs to apply for an event permit 90 days in advance. Powers said the Halloweed party is a “low-key event” to introduce the concept of consumption events in Muskegon.mlive.com
Tokyo residents react after Fumio Kishida picked as next PM
Tokyo residents react after Japan's ruling party elected former foreign minister Fumio Kishida its new leader, setting him on course to become the next prime minister of the world's third-largest economy. Kishida, 64, will be confirmed as the new premier in a vote in parliament on October 4 and will then lead the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) into general elections that must happen by November. The 64-year-old won the ruling party's leadership vote, beating popular vaccine chief Taro Kono to finally clinch a job he has long targeted.news.yahoo.com
Social Democrats beat Merkel's bloc in German elections
CBS news foreign correspondent Chris Liversay reports the race to succeed Angela Merkel and her legacy as Germany's leader for 16 years. Then, Lilla Balint, an assistant professor of German in the Department of German at University of California, Berkeley joins Tanya Rivero on CBSN to discuss how a new government could shake up politics in Germany and across Europe.news.yahoo.com
Fun Quiz: What yummy dish to bring to a tailgate?
It’s that time of year again where you can cheer on your favorite team with friends and food. Look no further if you are having a hard time choosing what to make for your tailgate. <b>Take the quiz below</b> and find out what dish to bring to the event!
WH says GOP Fla. Gov. DeSantis doesn't want to participate in effort to 'kneecap' the virus
White House press secretary Jen Psaki mentioned the hundreds of ventilators the U.S. Department of Health and Human services is sending to Florida and said the White House is not at war with Gov. Ron DeSantis, but rather at war with the coronavirus.news.yahoo.com
Girls, 12, 13, 14 and 15 among 6 shot in South Austin mass shooting; 8-year-old boy shot in separate attack overnight in Chicago
Six people, including several teenage girls, were wounded in a mass shooting in South Austin late Saturday. Less than two hours later, an 8-year-old boy was shot, police said.chicagotribune.com
Data: Writing has been on the wall for the Tories in Chesham and Amersham since May's local elections
The Conservatives' shock defeat in Chesham and Amersham is being marked as a warning shot to the party in the south-east. A combination of rural heartlands, wealthy commuter hubs and, more recently, strong Brexit-leaning areas have allowed the party to control around 85 per cent of seats on offer - often with considerable majorities. In Amersham, the party has never failed to gain over 50 per cent of the vote, while the Liberal Democrats have almost always been their closest competitors - yet onnews.yahoo.com
Islamist party makes early victory claim in Algeria election
A moderate Islamist party claimed victory Sunday in Algeria's legislative election even though results were not expected for several more days. Less than 24 hours after polls closed in the North African country, the head of the Movement for a Peaceful Society said the party “leads results in the majority of wilayas (regions) and overseas.” Party chief Abderazak Makri also denounced alleged fraud attempts "to change the results.”news.yahoo.com
Dress like your headed to the party of the century like this legendary Boss Lady
This Boss Lady was revered for her impact in the world of media. ‘Live In The D’ host Tati Amare chatted with Local 4 Style Editor Jon Jordan about the legendary chief, Katharine Graham and her style influence. This was known as the party of the century and Jon Jordan says this was a moment in fashion history. Jon Jordan recommends simple ways to incorporate the color-blocking style into your wardrobe. If you don’t have any spectators, Jon recommends heading to the craft store to paint your own.
In electing US Rep. Robin Kelly to succeed Michael Madigan as state party chair, Illinois Democrats make a move to decentralize power
“I believe that 2022 is going to be a difficult year for our party, both at the national level and at the state level,” said Costello, whose Metro-East area was once a Democratic stronghold. “We’re going to be challenged, and we’re going to have to come together and raise a lot of money in order to maintain the majorities that we have in the General Assembly and in Congress.”chicagotribune.com
Trump calls out Kinzinger, others as ‘hacks’ dividing GOP, while congressman says speech ‘peppered with dishonesty’
Kinzinger’s new video, Trump rebuttal and appearance on CBS’ “Face the Nation” came as the congressman said he had expected Trump would use CPAC to declare Republicans were united around him as party leader. He said he believed after the CPAC appearance, “it’s going to be really hard for him, I think, to maintain the kinds of crowds and energy and focus and attention that he has in the past without being even more and more crazy on the things he says, which is going to attract less and less people.”chicagotribune.com
Rep. Adam Kinzinger launches ‘country first’ movement as Trump criticism puts focus on Illinois GOP divide amid search for new leadership
“I think in six months it’s not going to be necessarily the party of Donald Trump. But this is the whole point: I do think we are in a battle, that it may be a battle that really needs to happen, for our party to say what is it we stand for now when it comes to policy. But as much as anything, are we aspirational or are we a party that feeds on fear and division?” Kinzinger said.chicagotribune.com
McConnell backs Trump’s legal challenges; Biden urges Americans to wear masks to protect against the coronavirus
The president-elect plans to focus heavily on the pandemic while the president, who has not conceded the election, presses ahead with legal challenges in states where he is trailing in the vote count.washingtonpost.com
Troy man pulls out shotgun during argument with neighbor over loud party, police say
TROY, Mich. A drunken Troy man pulled out and racked a shotgun after he was told to go back inside and mind his own business during an argument with a 20-year-old about a loud party, police said. Troy officers were called around 9:40 p.m. Friday to the area of 6800 Dublin Fair Road for reports of a loud party. While officers investigated the situation, they heard a loud argument between a 20-year-old Bloomfield Hills man at the party and Christopher Hoggarth, according to authorities. The 20-year-old man was yelling at Hoggarth to go back in his house and to mind his own business, authorities said. When officers ordered him to drop the gun, he ignored them and slowly retreated into his house, according to authorities.
Party-goers trash skating park in southwest Detroit
DETROIT Skateboarders are not fine with party-goers trashing a local park after a long weekend. The whole field basically filled with trash, said local skater Paolo Delapena. There were alcohol bottles and food boxes all over the skating park. Casem pointed out its not from the community that uses the park, but instead outsiders who have found a new hang out spot. While skaters are fine with sharing the park, they want visitors to do their part in keeping it clean.
Report exposes cop shoots another during party at Knights of Columbus in Livonia
The call was made to report gunfire at the Knights of Columbus in Livonia. According to the police report, Lempea slapped John Widmer on the forehead. Widmer said “take it easy," and, according to the report, Lempea removed a pistol from his waistband and pointed it between Widmer’s eyes, within inches of his face. Jack Lempea (WDIV)According to the report, the men started to fight and another retired cop -- Michael Meister -- tried to get Lempea’s gun from him. Lempea: “Listen, listen.
China trade deal has new provisions to safeguard US tech secrets
The trade agreement President Donald Trump signed with China on Wednesday includes provisions on intellectual property enforcement and protections against forced technology transfers. Here's what the agreement says about IP enforcement:Each Party shall determine the appropriate method of implementing the provisions of this Agreement within its own system and practice. If necessary, each Party shall provide suggestions for the amendment of laws to its legislative body according to its domestic legislation procedure. Consistent with the Bilateral Evaluation and Dispute Resolution Chapter, each Party shall ensure that its obligations under this Agreement are fully implemented. Within 30 working days after the date of entry into force of this Agreement, China will promulgate an Action Plan to strengthen intellectual property protection aimed at promoting its high-quality growth.cnbc.com