• Christie’s launches ‘Department X’ as collectible sneakers, street-wear boom
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    Christie’s launches ‘Department X’ as collectible sneakers, street-wear boom

    Nike Unreleased Air Jordan VI Donda West Sneaker CHRISTIE’S IMAGES LTD. 2022 Christie’s is launching a new department to capitalize on the booming market for collectible sneakers, streetwear and sports history. The auction house on Monday announced its Department X, giving Air Jordans and Supreme skate decks their own category, alongside Impressionist & Modern Art and Old Masters. The move is the latest sign that a wave of younger collectors are redefining the collectibles world. “When looking at the auction world and the way collectors are evolving and the new collectors coming into the marketplace, we felt this is a strong a robust marketplace,” said Caitlin Donovan, Christie’s head of…

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  • Nixa to vote on sales tax hike funding police department
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    Nixa to vote on sales tax hike funding police department

    In the November general election, Nixa voters will decide a proposed 1-cent sales tax increase to fund Nixa police and parks. The city would earmark all new revenue from the tax increase for public safety and recreation. Nixa City Council voted this week to send the issue to voters. Nixa City Administrator Jimmy Liles and city staff, including Chief of Police Joe Campbell and Director of Parks & Recreation Matt Crouse proposed the measure as a solution to growing pains felt by the police department and parks & recreation department. “Increasing the sales tax is the only way the city will be able to afford the proposal to add more police officer positions, build a…

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    New COVID-19 safety guidance released after multi-county outbreak linked to high school wrestling tournaments > Washington State Department of Health

    For immediate release: December 17, 2021   (21-250)Spanish Contact: DOH Communications Public inquiries: State COVID-19 Information Hotline, 1-800-525-0127 New COVID-19 safety guidance released after multi-county outbreak linked to high school wrestling tournaments OLYMPIA – The Washington State Department of Health (DOH), is updating the health and safety requirements for high contact indoor sports in the wake of a multi-school, multi-county outbreak. The outbreaks are linked to a series of wrestling tournaments held in early December and are linked to an estimated 200 COVID-19 cases. Genomic sequencing recently confirmed at least three cases are omicron. DOH takes these outbreaks very seriously and is changing the existing guidance by adding the following health and safety…

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