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Third talk twenty one a forty year battle to close the indian point. Nuclear power plant came to an end last week. As last of his three reactors was permanently. Shut down on friday indian. Point was once the single largest source of electric power in the state but its presence on the banks of the hudson river. Just twenty five miles. North of new york city has long raised safety and environmental concerns the first reactor shutdown in one thousand nine hundred seventy four the second just last year. Liz moran with the new york public interest research group calls the final closure a huge victory. This plant poses a major threat. To new yorkers actually the over menti workers who live in or work in the new york metropolitan area critics of the closure one the loss of a carbon free source of power will increase. New york's reliance on natural gas at a time when the state is seeking to cut emissions from fossil fuels. I'm andrea sears. Reporting a new program aims to help staff at homeless shelters better care for their. Lgbtq plus clients more than that from suzanne potter experts from the equality california institute have offered lgbtq plus diversity equity and inclusion training to medical professionals for six years. But now they've expanded to include the staffs of programs that serve people who are homeless easy bandera who teaches the one hour program via zoom. Says the key is to place people in the housing where they feel most at ease. But if you have someone telling you they're transgender women. She might feel more comfortable in shelter with manner. She might feel more comfortable shelter with women so really giving you folks agency to decide where they feel most comfortable. The training teachers the correct terminology and bandera says it emphasizes the fact that transgender people are not more threatening than anyone else and are more likely to be victims of aggression rene evans with an organization called only kindness that works on rapid rehousing and eldorado county says. The program taught her staff not to avoid the topic of gender identity and more north carolina employers of changed their time off policies to include sick leave related to covid nineteen but low income workers and those industries considered essential. Still less likely to have paid leave. That's according to the north carolina justice center kathy culture with north carolina institute of medicine. We've had these think demographic shifts in the last decade so that most children in north carolina are cared for by parents who are working outside the home state. Lawmakers are considering the nc paid family. Leave act and healthy families healthy workplace act which requires employers to offer paid family and medical leave insurance and allow workers to earn a minimum number of paid sick days. This is p. ns. Kenneth your struggling with your mortgage. You think about it all the time. What are we going to do if we lose the house. It's time to stop thinking and start dialing call one eight eight eight nine nine five hope for free government program that offers expert one advice about your mortgage options. We've helped over a million homeowners and we want to help you. Call one eight eight nine nine five hope or visit makinghomeaffordable dot gov brought to you by the us treasury hud and the ad council. Did you know that birthday parties. Help build confidence in kids. Yeah did you know that giving kids less sugar before bedtime helps them sleep better. Oh totally. did you know that friendly kids have more friends. Everybody knows that. Hey guys did you know that. Most people think they're using the right car seat for their kid but they're not. I didn't know that..

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