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Tahoe Talk: Mystery seeds identified; Tyson makes boxing comeback

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Quick Hits:

  • Third Hurricane in two weeks to threaten the US – Isaias hit Bahamas over the weekend and making landfall today
  • Astronauts safely splash down after two months aboard ISS
  • Mystery seeds from China identified as cabbage, hibiscus, lavender, and mint
  • Mike Tyson vs. Roy Jones Jr. bout slated for Sept 12th
  • Apple Fire in LA started by arsonist spreads to 20k acres, 5% contained (10 active wildfires in CA)
  • London has a fix for its public transit woes: Use open-air tour buses
  • Apple announces release of iPhone 12 will be Oct. 2

In Other News:

  • You no longer have to wait 90 days after a film’s theatrical release to catch it on a streaming service. A new agreement between AMC and Universal shortened the window to 17 days
  • World’s largest tech trade show, CES, will be all-digital in January 2021 – Will return to Vegas 2022!
  • The mystery origin of the largest stones used to build Stonehenge has been solved once and for all
  • Attention mustard lovers! Available beginning August 1st, mustard brand French’s is releasing a beer concocted in collaboration with craft beer brewery Oskar Blues

Local News:

  • 13-year old becomes youngest to complete Lake Tahoe’s ‘Godfather’ swim
  • Tahoe East Shore Trail to temporarily close next week
  • NDOT finishing project near Spooner Summit, travel delays expected on US 50
  • Best of Tahoe & Truckee nominations are now open

Celebrate:

  • Fri. Aug. 7 = International Beer Day!

Fact Check:

  • Viral social posts claims C19 has infected far fewer people than 2009 H1N1 Swine flu… Not True.

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