Hotel accommodations for Secret Service assigned to former Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin have cost taxpayers over $30k: The Daily Beast

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Cali Influencer Charged for Wild Claim That Latino Couple Tried to Kidnap Her Kids

Twitter/KTVUA California mom and Instagram influencer who went viral last December after accusing a Latino couple of attempting to kidnap her kids in a Petaluma crafts store has been charged with giving false information to police, according to county prosecutors.Katie Sorensen, of Sonoma County, is facing two misdemeanor counts for allegedly lying to cops about the incident. The outlandish accusation against longtime locals Eduardo and Sadie Martinez, who have five kids of their own, was an obvious case of racial profiling, the two

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US Forest Service seeks comment on Frisco Peninsula Recreation Area trail construction

The Dillon Ranger District is accepting comments on a proposal to construct more trails at Frisco Nordic Center.

The new trails are part of a second phase of winter and summer trail expansion on U.S. Forest Service land at the Frisco Peninsula Recreation Area. The proposed second phase includes the construction of 1.7 miles of 10 new winter Nordic ski trail segments and 5.4 miles of 14 new summer multiuse, nonmotorized trail segments.

The project’s second phase aims to provide better experiences for recreationists of various ability levels by creating loop trails. The Forest Service indicated in its notice that

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Trump’s Mar-a-Lago charged Secret Service almost $16,000 for $396 hotel rooms during presidential Christmas trip

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Matt Gaetz Said His ‘Travel Records’ Would Exonerate Him. They Don’t.

Caroline BrehmanWhen it first came out last week that Rep. Matt Gaetz was under investigation for his sexual involvement with a 17-year-old, the Florida Republican said his travel records would exonerate him.“It is a horrible allegation, and it is a lie,” Gaetz told Tucker Carlson on Fox News a week ago. “The New York Times is running a story that I have traveled with a 17-year-old woman, and that is verifiably false. People can look at my travel records and see that that is not the

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Forestry Service reopens recreation in state forrests – The Brewton Standard

The USDA Forest Service announces the opening of the 2021 recreation season for Alabama’s four national forests – Bankhead, Conecuh, Talladega, and Tuskegee.

There’s a wide range of outdoor activities on public lands, and a new virtual tour guide named Eva Longleaf is available for download to help visitors get ready for the outdoors. Forest Service officials encourage visitors to download the free mobile app “Alabama Great Escapes” that features a virtual tour guide, Avenza maps, road and site closure alerts, and other information to plan trips.

The app introduces visitors to Eva Longleaf, a conversational tour guide providing recreation

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