Review: Suzette Mary’s Novel ‘The Sleeping Car Porter’

In general, historiography has not been so attentive to classes of service. Regents, wars and revolutions, yes; mops and chimney sweeps, not so much. As for a black train porter in Canada around 1929 who was also gay and an immigrant from the Caribbean? Witty to the core and unparalleled as a storyteller, Calgary’s Suzette …

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Best electric car features of 2022 from Ford, Tesla, Rivian, BMW

What’s great for early adopters is that automakers are using cutting-edge electric models as a testing ground for exciting new designs and capabilities. The Tesla Model Y. Tim Levin/Insider I’ve driven over a dozen electric cars from Ford, Tesla, Porsche and others and experienced a lot of great features, but a few stand out. The …

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Review: Suzette Mary’s Novel ‘The Sleeping Car Porter’

In general, historiography has not been so attentive to classes of service. Regents, wars and revolutions, yes; mops and chimney sweeps, not so much. As for a black train porter in Canada around 1929 who was also gay and an immigrant from the Caribbean? Witty to the core and unparalleled as a storyteller, Calgary’s Suzette …

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Review: Suzette Mary’s Novel ‘The Sleeping Car Porter’

In general, historiography has not been so attentive to classes of service. Regents, wars and revolutions, yes; mops and chimney sweeps, not so much. As for a black train porter in Canada around 1929 who was also gay and an immigrant from the Caribbean? Witty to the core and unparalleled as a storyteller, Calgary’s Suzette …

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RCMP Suspects Car Explosion Linked to Kootenay Drug Trafficking, Organized Crime – Keremeos Review

Police suspect the Sept. 9 car explosion in Montrose that injured a 41-year-old man is linked to organized crime and drug dealing in West Kootenay. Additionally, investigators are consulting with the Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit while the investigation is ongoing. The following morning, September 10, the Trail and Greater District RCMP, Provincial General Investigation …

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Used car prices prompt St. Charles County to consider lowering property taxes | State News

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Tesla’s used car business is huge

Tesla claims its used car business is “as big as some publicly traded used car retailers,” and is expanding rapidly. Many factors separate Tesla’s business from other automakers, and its direct sales model is one of its largest, and probably the one most envied by other automakers. Tesla operates all of its stores, services, and …

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FTC receives flurry of feedback as dealers and others oppose new rule for car dealers

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) received dozens of submissions from dealer trade associations, other industry participants, and members of Congress opposing the FTC’s proposed rules for dealers regarding the advertising and the sale of new cars in the period prior to September 12. The 2022 closure of the public comment period for those rules, while …

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