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Joe Henderson: After months of bad news, a return to ‘everyday living’

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It may have seemed for the past few weeks/months that the only news was bad, political or both. But now, a welcome distraction is on the immediate horizon, along with a return to the regular rhythm of everyday living. The arrival of sales tax-free weekend heralds the start of a new school year, much earlier than usual in some places. I can hear parents cheering all over the Bay area. And the Olympic Games begin in Rio, offering two weeks…

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Mitch Perry Report for 7.6.15 — Partying like it’s 1999

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Good morning, y’all, and welcome to the second half of 2015. So what do we have going on this morning? The biggest story in the world remains what happens in Greece, after the public overwhelmingly said yesterday that they don’t want more austerity regarding their financial situation. Last week the European Central Bank cut off access to more money, meaning Greek citizens have been limited to getting the equivalent of about $67 a day from their ATMs. What does the…

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