Polling aside, there are reasons Team Biden might want a selective Sun Belt strategy in the home stretch. Florida, in particular, is a state Trump barely carried in 2016 and can really not afford to lose this year. But the current situation in the Sunshine State offers a reminder that it’s not just Democrats who are capable of geographic targeting. Trump is remaining competitive in Florida in no small part because he is doing extremely well among Cuban Americans and other Latinos concentrated in south Florida. These voters may have been the most important targets of all that endless and redundant socialist-bashing at the Republican National Convention. … [Read more...] about Is the Rust Belt or the Sun Belt the Key Battleground Region in 2020?
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(CNN)Wednesday, it was as if the sun never rose. Dawn was murky, and by 8 a.m., it seemed to get darker. A moldering reddish-bronze haze rose around us but also made no light. Inside the house, we re-lit our lamps against the gloaming. The windows swam black, and outside, all morning, above the trees, the sky glowed grisly red. Where we had left the windows open to the night breezes, our papers, clothes, combs and brushes were coated in a fine layer of ash. The air hung, gritty and oddly cold. It was hard not to feel a deep foreboding. … [Read more...] about In California, the sun never rose on Wednesday
“The intensity of the light is very important — looking at the sunset (much lower intensity, and less UV light), would be much less likely to damage the eyes than staring at the sun at noon, but still the sun is still pretty bright at sunset,” wrote Dr. George Corrent, PhD. ophthamologist at the Washington University School of Medicine, for a Quora post. … [Read more...] about California wildfires: Is it safe to look at the sun through the smoke?
6. Chicago (11-9) The Sky will need more production out of their bench if they hope to make any kind of playoff run. The core four of Courtney Vandersloot, Allie Quigley, Cheyenne Parker and Kahleah Copper have played great, but they've logged a lot of minutes lately. … [Read more...] about Sun earn playoff berth, Seattle back on top of power poll
"We will see the winds shift, instead of pulling the smoke in from the north toward the south, we’ll start to see the wind pushing from the south to the north," said Garcia. That’s only in certain layers of the atmosphere. This will help thin the concentration, but we will still see smoke lingering around in different layers in the atmosphere." … [Read more...] about Thick wildfire smoke blocks sun, turns Bay Area sky orange