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Equilibrium/Sustainability — Community gardens could help curb flooding

  Equilibrium/Sustainability — Community gardens could help curb flooding New York City’s expansive network of community gardens has long been giving cramped apartment dwellers a place to cultivate crops. But urban vegetable growers are now touting an added benefit of gardening: The ability to control flooding amid extreme weather conditions, according to The New York Times. Many gardens have incorporated trenches lined with vegetation to absorb…But urban vegetable growers are now touting an added benefit of gardening: The ability to control flooding amid extreme weather conditions, according to The New York Times.

Tennis – Washington : La pluie perturbe le programme supplied by Sports.fr Tennis - Washington: The rain disrupts the

A Washington program, you will have to come back. The fault in the rain. Among men, only three meetings were able to go to an end. The Japanese Yoshihito Nishioka, 96th world player, beat the Russian Karen Khachanv, 24th world player and seeded n ° 7, in two rounds (7-6 (2), 7-6 (1)) and 2h20 of play, The Swedish Mikael Ymer, 115th world player, disposed of the Finnish Emil Ruusuvuori, 46th world player, in three sets (6-3, 6-7 (3), 6-4) and 2h56 of play and the British Daniel Evans, 40th world player and seeded n ° 16, took advantage of the abandonment of the American Taylor Fritz , 13th world player and seeded n ° 3, even if he led 3-6, 7-6 (6 ), 4-1 after 2:15 am of play. As the matches were finally stopped and postponed the next day, three of them were still in progress. After 53 minutes of play, the Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov, 19th world player and seeded n ° 5, had just won the first round (6-4) and the score was 40-40 against the American Sebastian Korda, 54th player global, which was at the service. After 1h03 of play, the Australian Nick Kyrgios, 63rd world player had won the first round (7-6 (1)) and led in the second round (2-1 30-0) against the American Reilly Opelka, 17th player Mondial and seeded n ° 4, which was at the service.

St. Louis region hit by more flooding, prompting rescues

  St. Louis region hit by more flooding, prompting rescues ST. LOUIS (AP) — Heavy rains brought another round of flooding to the St. Louis region that was already recovering from record rains earlier this week, prompting firefighters to help dozens of people escape the floodwaters. No injuries were reported from Thursday's flooding, but the St. Louis Fire Department said on Twitter that it responded to 75 flooding-related emergencies and 60 people were rescued or helped to safety. Among the rescues, theNo injuries were reported from Thursday's flooding, but the St. Louis Fire Department said on Twitter that it responded to 75 flooding-related emergencies and 60 people were rescued or helped to safety.


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Several meetings could not start

finally, after 1h31 of play, the Dutch Botic Van de Zandschulp, 26th world player and seeded n ° 8, was at the service in the third and last round and led 15-0 after winning the first round (6-4) and sold the second (2-6) to the American Frances Tiafoe, 27th world player and seeded n ° 10. Two games had not been able to start. The one opposing Russian Andrey Rublev, 8th world player and seeded n ° 1, American Maxime Cressy, 32nd world player and seeded n ° 13, and that between the Danes Holger Rune, 28th world player and head of head of Series n ° 9, American Jeffrey John Wolf, 99th world player and beneficiary of a Wild Card. Among the ladies, the same fight. Three meetings were able to go to their end. The Russian Liudmila Samsonova, 60th world player, disposed of the Australian Ajla Tomljanovic, 69th world player , in three sets (4-6, 6-3, 6-2) and 2h18 of play, the British Emma Raducanu, 10th World player and seeded n ° 2, defeated the Colombian Camila Osorio, 67th world player, in two rounds (7-6 (5), 7-6 (4)) and 2h46 of play and the Chinese Xyu Wang, 95eme World player and Lucky Loser, eliminated Croatian Donna Vekic, 86th world player, in three sets (4-6, 7-5, 6-1) and 2:28. Finally, a meeting could not start, that Between the Czech Tereza Martincova, 73rd world player and the Belarusian Victoria Azarenka, 20th world player and seeded n ° 4.

Little on-field drama at start of Washington Commanders camp .
ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Jonathan Allen has been part of a handful of training camps with Washington that begin with loud questions about what might be next for the once-storied NFL franchise. The veteran defensive tackle insists he lets any criticism go in one ear and out the other. “The outside noise doesn’t really affect me,” he said. “I would like to assume that it doesn’t affect most of the guys out there because we’re all professionals and we know how to handle our business.”This camp — the first with the team known as the Commanders — seems like Allen's kind of vibe.

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