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The bike safety campaign that backfired

All the Chiba Prefectural Police wanted to do was promote bicycle safety. Instead, they found themselves in the middle of an online culture war. In an effort to connect with Japanese youth, authorities in Chiba in July launched a collaboration with talent agency VTuber (virtual YouTube) Vase on a bike …

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Alleged fraudster Papas faces criminal charges

Alleged fraudster Bill Papas faces his first round of criminal charges over his issues with Westpac – that is, if anyone can find him after the former Greece-based Forum Finance boss has closed his email accounts overnight. For the first time in its civil case against Mr Papas, lawyers for …

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“I still have one election to win”

She may now be the only candidate actively campaigning in Washougal’s mayoral race, but Rochelle Ramos has said she takes nothing for granted. Ramos’ opponent in the November 2 general election, Derik Ford, suspended his campaign this month after being arrested for domestic violence. “This race was never about Derik …

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Suppression or prevention of fraud? ” – The mail

“On my corpse!” Kaczmarek responded emphatically when confronted with voters worried that mail-in ballots would not be counted. She was one of the experts invited by COD to celebrate the signing of the Constitution with the virtual forum “Voting laws: suppression or prevention of fraud? Although there were many topics …

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