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People who are boosted against COVID-19 will be exempt from San Francisco’s mask mandate in certain group settings

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  • People who have received a COVID-19 vaccine booster are exempt from San Francisco’s mask mandate.

  • In December, city officials nixed the exemption for full-vaccinated individuals.

  • “The public should be mindful that people in some settings may not be fully vaccinated or boosted and so should use good judgment when attending gatherings or events,” the city said.

Individuals who have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and have received a booster dose will soon be exempt from the city-wide mask mandate in San Francisco in certain group settings, city officials this week announced.

Most places across the US ditched or rolled back mask mandates in the spring of 2021 once cases dipped following the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccines, even though some experts warned it was too soon. But some states and cities reinstated them to

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Why people should get ahead on their holiday shopping this year

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WFIE) – The start of November usually means the start of the holiday shopping season, but this year is the time to get your gifts crossed off your list ahead of time.

With less than 50 days until Christmas Day, some may think that’s plenty of time, but store owners say this is the year to shop early.

Supply chain issues are causing shipping delays that could leave customers without gifts they have been wishing for.

Mary Allen, owner of Sixth and Zero in Evansville, was helping shoppers during the Holiday Open House on Main Street this weekend. This event is a way for the downtown area to kick off the holiday shopping season.

“More people came out this weekend than I had anticipated, which is wonderful,” Allen said.

Shop owners like Allen are encouraging early shopping this year, as shipping delays and supply chain shortages are making

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Fast Fashion Is Bad, So Is Shaming People Into Boycotting It

Fast fashion deserves the hate that comes its way. There’s exploitation of garment workers and acute lack of transparency pertaining to the supply chain. There are accusations of ‘greenwashing’ alongside a burgeoning culture of ‘rip offs’ because, well, creativity does not come cheap. 

A new study by the UK-based Royal Society for Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA) has found that roughly half of the clothes on fast fashion websites are made from virgin plastics like nylon, acrylic and polyester. Who’s surprised? Literally nobody! 



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Fast fashion brands struggle to sustain a model built on ‘fair practices’ as they prioritise making trendy tees available to you for next to nothing. After all, nothing in this world comes for free and someone out there is paying the price for your cheap clothes. Clearly, fast fashion is dangerous and the problem needs fixing. So, stop buying it

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28 Things For People With A Lot Of Body Hair

Whether you shave or not, there are both hair removal products ~and~ products in here to soften your skin and body hair to let you rock it.

We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

Let’s be clear: body hair is natural. Some people are hairier than others, some like to shave it all, some just trim, and others like to leave their hair be. Here, you will find something for everyone, from hair removal devices to products that help keep your body hair silky and manageable. Everyone is different so always remember — your hair, your choice!

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Sunday September 5, 2021