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Noisy, polluting gas leaf blowers provoke bans, which the District of Columbia now has

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China’s “zero-Covid” strategy targets hamsters

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This week's word in the news: CREST

DEFINITION:
To come or rise to the highest point/


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
It’s the first time that weekly cases have fallen since the omicron variant first was detected in Florida on Dec. 7, suggesting that the omicron wave may have crested.
The Tampa Bay Times -- 01/24/2022