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Her comeback from cancer will always be an inspiration to people

Batter Virat Kohli responded to a heartfelt letter from former Indian all-rounder Yuvraj Singh on Wednesday, saying he will always remain an inspiration to people in all walks of life, not just cricket. Hitting legend Kohli, 33, took to social media and posted a photo of Yuvraj's letter he wrote on Tuesday. (Author: Gardener)

Batter Virat KohliBatter Virat Kohli responded to a heartfelt letter from former Indian all-rounder Yuvraj Singh on Wednesday, saying he will always remain an inspiration to people in all walks of life, not just cricket. Hitting legend Kohli, 33, took to social media and posted a photo of Yuvraj's letter he wrote on Tuesday. Her comeback from cancer will always be an inspiration to people from all walks of life, not just cricket. You were always generous and cared about those around you. I wish you all the best, god bless @YUVSTRONG12," Kohli wrote in the caption. Both batters led the Indian team to victory on many occasions with their impressive match-winning partnerships. Wishing Yuvraj on his new journey as a parent, hitting legend Kohli added: "Now we're both parents and we know what a blessing that is. I wish you all the happiness, fond memories and blessings on this new journey." In the letter, Yuvraj had praised Kohli for his dedication and discipline to his craft, which serves as an inspiration for future generations. From that little boy in the webs of the shoulder shoulder to shoulder with the legends of Indian cricket, you are now a legend leading the way for a new generation.Your discipline in the nets, your passion on the pitch and your dedication to the sport inspire every young child in this country Picking up racquets and dreaming of putting on the blue jersey one day," Yuvraj wrote in the letter.

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Virat Kohli responds to Yuvraj Singh's handwritten note

Kohli and Yuvraj were Indian teammates from 2008 to 2017 and are known to share a close bond. (Author: Gardener)

Virat Kohli'You were an inspiration': Virat Kohli responds to Yuvraj Singh's handwritten note In response to Yuvraj Singh's heartfelt note praising him for his performance, star India batter Virat Kohli shared a note of thanks for the former cricketer on Wednesday. Posting pictures of the handwritten note and the special gold shoe Yuvraj sent him as a gift, Kohli wrote on Instagram that the left-hander's life and comeback against cancer is an inspiration to people from all walks of life and not just cricket. Kohli thanked the 2011 World Cup star for the gesture, adding that Yuvraj had always been generous and cared about those around him. I wish you all the happiness, fond memories and blessings on this new journey. God bless Yuvi Pa. Rab Rakha,” Kohli added while concluding the post. A day earlier, in his letter, Yuvraj had praised Kohli for his remarkable cricket journey and discipline. From that little boy in the nets who walked shoulder to shoulder with the legends of Indian cricket, you are now a legend yourself, leading the way for a new generation," Yuvraj said in the post. Wishing Kohli on his cricket journey after his captaincy days, Yuvraj wrote: 'You (Kohli) were a legendary captain and a fantastic leader. He added that while Kohli may have become one of the game's greatest legends, he will always think of it as "Cheeku" (Kohli's nickname). The duo starred in India's victorious 2011 World Cup campaign, where Yuvraj was also named man of the tournament. Although the cancer put Yuvraj's career on hold following World Cup success, he made a stunning comeback, playing for India until 2017. He played his last ODI game in 2017 under Kohli's captaincy.

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Daily horoscope for Wednesday February 23rd

Moon Alert Avoid shopping or making important decisions from 4:00am to 9:00am EST (1:00am to 6:00am PST) today. Then the moon moves from Scorpio to Sagittarius. Yes, you want to achieve something. And yes, you want your actions to count; but you want them to benefit others as well.... (Author: Gardener)

Wednesday February 23rdPlease use a supported version for the best MSN experience. Avoid shopping or making important decisions between 4:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. EST (1:00 a.m. to 6:00 a.m. PST) today. Today your inner idealism is awakened. Yes, you want to achieve something. And yes, you want your actions to count; but you want them to benefit others as well. Today you may admire a friend or the efforts of someone in a group to which you belong. It's good to admire people who respect you, because your admiration will then influence your own efforts, your motivation, and your future decisions. Today others perceive you as sensitive and caring. (You must do something to earn this reputation.) You could use your influence to help someone in need. You can use your influence to persuade others to help those less fortunate. Today your ideals are awakened. Perhaps you are excited because you are aware of the challenges and suffering that people in foreign countries face. You could use your influence with someone to make a difference. You are in work mode! Today you want to help others, especially those in need. You can raise funds or persuade people to join your charitable efforts. (They are persuasive.) Conversations with partners and close friends today will be mutually sympathetic. In a variety of ways, your ideals are being awakened today. Personally, you may want to improve your health. Perhaps you can come up with an exercise program or a change in diet to improve your body and overall well-being. It's never too late to do something positive! Today you feel sympathy for children. These can be your own children or children in need. (There is tremendous child suffering in the world.) Because you are a doer, if you see a way to help children today, you will act on it. Today there is a milder influence in the air that many of us can feel. This could lead you to be particularly sympathetic to a family member. You might want to help them. Or do you perhaps feel great admiration for them? You might even want to improve your home. Today you may spend a lot of time daydreaming or lost in a fantasy world. That's okay, because we all have to do this. You're a modern-day idealist who secretly wants to save the world before bed. Today, some sort of behind-the-scenes activity, or perhaps some private effort on your part, could generate new income. You can use this income to help others. You were inspired to help those in need by recently working with a group. This was a rewarding experience for you; and today the realization of it is clearer and more obvious to you. It feels rewarding to do something worthwhile and make a difference in someone's life. You are also considerate and sensitive in your private life. It's time to lay a solid foundation in your life. But all of you will also strengthen the inner structures in your world. Leaked emails show Conservative MPs want colleagues to do more checks on suspended accounts

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Time to channel some extra motivation if Duquesne wants to upset Davidson

As Tuesday marked the 42nd anniversary of Team USA's 1980 hockey win over Russia, Duquesne basketball coach Keith Dambrot may have been watching a rerun of the movie "Miracle" on TV. Maybe he can give a Herb Brooks-style speech before the game. (Author: Gardener)

DuquesneAs Tuesday marked the 42nd anniversary of Team USA's 1980 hockey win over Russia, Duquesne basketball coach Keith Dambrot may have been watching a rerun of the movie "Miracle" on TV. I mean, the dukes wear red, white and blue. But the Dukes will need an extra boost of motivation on Wednesday night. Because as tough as the 2021-22 Atlantic 10 season has been, it will be even tougher when Davidson visits the UPMC Cooper Fieldhouse. The Wildcats come in at 22-4 and are leaders of the A-10. Coach Bob McKillop's team is 12-2 in conference play and has the highest NET finish (48) of any A-10 roster. Meanwhile, the Dukes are 1-12 in the conference game after losing 12 straight after winning their conference opener game against Massachusetts. The last five of those losses have all been in double digits, and they averaged 18 points. The Dukes fell 72-61, but they were within six points with 3:31 remaining. Primo Spears had 20 points and Jackie Johnson had 14. In theory, the Dukes could score a little against Davidson. The Wildcats sit in midfield defensively at 68.9 points per game in conference play. That's seventh in the 14-man league. Unfortunately for Dambrot's club, scoring goals was the struggle that would indicate Duquesne's 6-19 record. They post just 58.9 points per game in conference competitions, most recently in the A-10. Duquesne has not surpassed 62 points in his last 11 games. McKillop's team is second-highest in the conference with 76.3 points per contest, behind St. Louis (78.1). And the Wildcats beat the 18-9 Billikens 79-58 in their last game on Saturday. They did so without Foster Loyer on the floor. He is the team's top scorer with 16.5 points per game but missed out on that win through injury. If he comes back to play on Wednesday, that's a problem for the Dukes. He threw up 24 points in the first encounter. Loyer, Hyunjung Lee (16.3) and Luka Brajkovic (15.0) are three of the top 11 scorers in the A-10 this season. Plus, what the Wildcats do on offense, they do efficiently. They shoot 48.5% from the ground, peaking in the A-10. The Wildcats have the best three-point percentage in the league (39.1%) with UMass. And they're the best free-throw shooting team in the conference at 76.9%. Unfortunately for Duquesne, his three-point field goal defense ranks last in the A-10 at 38.4%. They are 13th of 14 teams in overall field goal defense with 46.9% ahead of only UMass (48.5%). By this point, Dambrot is probably "tired of hearing about what a great team the Sov...er...Davidson has." The Dukes are nine-point underdogs at home. Now if only this was a neutral game being played at Lake Placid and Mike Eruzione still had some college eligibility. He must have played a little pick-up ball at Boston University on occasion, right?

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How Celtics used Joel Embiid's words as motivation which resulted in better ball movement

The Celtics went into the All-Star break with a slight bump, but sentiment is undoubtedly better having won 11 of their last 13 games. Wednesday's 112-111 loss to the Pistons ended a nine-game winning streak, but now the C's can hit the soft reset button via the All-Star break. (Author: Gardener)

Joel Embiid'sThe Celtics went into the All-Star break with a slight bump, but sentiment is undoubtedly better having won 11 of their last 13 games. Wednesday's 112-111 loss to the Pistons ended a nine-game winning streak, but now the C's can hit the soft reset button via the All-Star break. Boston has developed an identity on the defensive end of the court, steadily climbing the ranks and standing. While the C's are still one of the stronger isolation-based teams in the league, they've passed more to make defenders guess their next move. "It feels quite noticeable, but I'm not sure to what extent," Celtics coach Ime Udoka said of the Isos reduction. “Every game is a new challenge and teams defend differently. The only thing we emphasized is to play faster and score more goals on the open court. So those are the isolation opportunities we want: early kick-aheads when the defense isn't standing and we can attack from there.” Udoka even used an earlier quote from Joel Embiid as motivation ahead of Tuesday's blowout win over the 76ers . Embiid pointed out how much easier it was to guard the Celtics compared to, for example, the Hornets. Udoka said he uploaded the quote for players to see for bulletin board footage. Of course, the Cs made some history when they smashed the 76s on Tuesday and showcased some of their improvements over the guy who criticized them a month ago. "Charlotte, they move the ball extremely well and they have shooters all over the place and they took a couple of jump shots," Embiid said Jan. 14 don't play in a crowd that much. While mismatches create isolation, once the doubles team comes guys like Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown try to speed up the pass. That means better ball movement and taking advantage of a crawling defense. They can be a bit sloppy with turnovers - similar to what happened to the Pistons on Wednesday - but Udoka said they're keeping that area in check for the most part. Opposing teams have taken notice, too, with 76ers coach Doc Rivers saying it was like seeing a different team on Tuesday than he did earlier this season. "That's one thing: you watch Boston play and you can literally see the improvement in their ball movement," Rivers said. “Old Boston is more Iso. This Boston drives and plays together. I think it makes Tatum and Brown even tougher when they move the ball like that.” The offense is steadily improving, although it's not making as many headlines as a top-tier defense. It also helps the Celtics that Marcus Smart has played some of the best basketball games of his career despite missing 1.5 games before the break with an ankle sprain. The season started with Smart criticizing Tatum and Brown for not wanting to pass, but that has been a steady improvement over the past few weeks. "We like it when there's a balance of off-ball movement, isolations where they're good at, pick-and-rolls," Udoka said. "So we just have a very multidimensional team that can score in many ways, especially if we play fast in the transition phase."

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Travel + Leisure (TNL) is due to release quarterly results on Wednesday

Body Travel + Leisure (NYSE:TNL) is scheduled to release its earnings results before the market opens on Wednesday, February 23. Analysts expect Travel + Leisure to report earnings of $0.97 per share for the quarter. NYSE:TNL opened at $59.00 […] (Author: Gardener)

quarterlyTravel + Leisure (NYSE:TNL) is scheduled to release its earnings results before the market opens on Wednesday, February 23. Analysts expect Travel + Leisure to report earnings of $0.97 per share for the quarter. The stock has a market cap of $5.10 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 25.32 and a beta of 1.84. A number of equity analysts have recently commented on TNL stock. Credit Suisse Group lowered its target price on shares of Travel + Leisure from USD 78.00 to USD 76.00 and gave the company a “Outperform” rating in a report on Thursday, October 28. Truist Financial increased its target price on shares of Travel + Leisure to $77.00 from $76.00 and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a report on Tuesday, November 16. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Travel + Leisure from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, January 20th. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus increased his target price on Travel + Leisure to $76.00 from $73.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 27. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company. According to data from MarketBeat, the stock currently has an average rating of Buy and a consensus price target of $71.00. In other Travel + Leisure news, insider Geoffrey Richards sold 13,000 shares of Travel + Leisure in a transaction on Wednesday, February 9th. The stock sold at an average price of $60.47 for a total transaction of $786,110.00. Several institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in TNL. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. added 4.3% to its position in Travel + Leisure in the fourth quarter. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. now owns 1,405,143 shares of the company's stock valued at $77,662,000 after purchasing an additional 57,442 shares during the period. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC increased its holding in Travel + Leisure by 1.9% during the fourth quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 364,256 shares of the Company's stock valued at $20,132,000, having purchased an additional 6,687 shares during the period. Morgan Stanley increased its position in Travel + Leisure by 23.7% in the second quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 357,277 shares of the company's stock valued at $21,240,000 after purchasing an additional 68,408 shares last quarter. Manufacturers Life Insurance Company added 1.7% to its holding in Travel + Leisure in the fourth quarter. Manufacturers Life Insurance Company now owns 266,482 shares of the company's stock valued at $14,728,000 after purchasing an additional 4,339 shares during the period. Finally, Sei Investments Co. increased its position in travel + leisure by 13.2% in the fourth quarter. Sei Investments Co. now owns 255,420 shares of the company's stock valued at $14,104,000 after purchasing an additional 29,802 shares last quarter. 86.77% of the shares are currently owned by institutional investors.

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Daily horoscope for Wednesday February 23rd

Avoid shopping or making important decisions between 4:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. EST (1:00 a.m. to 6:00 a.m. PST) today. Then the moon moves from Scorpio to Sagittarius (Author: Gardener)

Wednesday February 23rdPostmedia may earn an affiliate commission from purchases made through links on this site. Avoid shopping or making important decisions between 4:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. EST (1:00 a.m. to 6:00 a.m. PST) today. We apologize, but this video could not be loaded. Try updating your browser, or Today your inner idealism is awakened. Yes, you want to achieve something. And yes, you want your actions to count; but you want them to benefit others as well. Today you may admire a friend or the efforts of someone in a group to which you belong. It's good to admire people who respect you, because your admiration will then influence your own efforts, your motivation, and your future decisions. Today others perceive you as sensitive and caring. (You must do something to earn this reputation.) You could use your influence to help someone in need. You can use your influence to persuade others to help those less fortunate. Today your ideals are awakened. Perhaps you are excited because you are aware of the challenges and suffering that people in foreign countries face. You could use your influence with someone to make a difference. You are in work mode! Today you want to help others, especially those in need. You can raise funds or persuade people to join your charitable efforts. (They are persuasive.) Conversations with partners and close friends today will be mutually sympathetic. In a variety of ways, your ideals are being awakened today. Personally, you may want to improve your health. It's never too late to do something positive! Today you feel sympathy for children. These can be your own children or children in need. (There is tremendous child suffering in the world.) Because you are a doer, if you see a way to help children today, you will act on it. Today there is a milder influence in the air that many of us can feel. This could lead you to be particularly sympathetic to a family member. You might want to help them. Or do you perhaps feel great admiration for them? You might even want to improve your home. Today you may spend a lot of time daydreaming or lost in a fantasy world. That's okay, because we all have to do this. As your visualization skills are strong and your imagination heightened, this can be a productive time for those involved in creative projects. You're a modern-day idealist who secretly wants to save the world before bed. Today, some sort of behind-the-scenes activity, or perhaps some private effort on your part, could generate new income. You can use this income to help others. You were inspired to help those in need by recently working with a group. This was a rewarding experience for you; and today the realization of it is clearer and more obvious to you. It feels rewarding to do something worthwhile and make a difference in someone's life. If Today Is Your BirthdayActress Kelly Macdonald (1976) shares that today is your birthday. You are also considerate and sensitive in your private life. It's time to lay a solid foundation in your life. But all of you will also strengthen the inner structures in your world. This ad has not yet loaded, but your article continues below. Roxy Earle, activist, model and TV personality for size inclusivity in Canada, has launched a new app billed as "a positive mindset coach tailored to a woman's unique hormonal cycles." This ad has not yet loaded, but your article continues below. Sign up to receive daily headlines from the National Post, a division of Postmedia Network Inc. By clicking the subscribe button, you agree to receive the above newsletter from Postmedia Network Inc. You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of our emails. Postmedia Network Inc. A welcome email is on the way. There was a problem signing in. Please try again Ukraine updates: Russia hit by US sanctions after Biden says it's "the start of an invasion of Ukraine". Even a small donation to the Freedom Convoy after February 15 is enough to freeze donors' bank accounts, the Finance Committee told John Ivison: What a This unwise tweet taught me about our divided politics

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Prince Charles pays tribute to the late Jamal Edwards

Prince Charles paid tribute to the late SBTV founder Jamal Edwards, who died of a sudden illness. (Author: Gardener)

Prince CharlesEdwards died of a "sudden illness" on Sunday, according to a statement from his mother made earlier today. Loved by many, the SBTV founder helped launch the careers of several artists including "Bad Habits" singer Ed Sheeran and "Bang Bang" singer Jessie J. Edwards had also worked with the Prince's Trust, giving the organization and Prince Charles himself prompted her to express condolences. An incredible innovator and entrepreneur, Jamal Edwards MBE has been an inspiration to so many young people, through our work and beyond. pic.twitter.com/eTJhu3llrz On Monday, the Prince's Trust tweeted: "An incredible innovator and entrepreneur, Jamal Edwards MBE has been an inspiration to so many young people, through our work and beyond. Our thoughts are with his family.” Our thoughts are with his family.” Thinking of Jamal Edwards' family today. His work in music but also as an ambassador for a new generation including his work for The Prince's Trust has been an inspiration to so many. "Thinking of Jamal Edwards' family today," the tweet read. "His work in music but also as an ambassador for a new generation, including his work for The Prince's Trust, has been an inspiration to so many." Following the devastating death of Jamal, our thoughts are with Brenda today. She sent us this message: pic.twitter.com/EZWH3b5tcX Edward's mother sent a statement to Loose Women to confirm her son had died. "It is with the deepest sorrow that I confirm that my beautiful son Jamal Edwards passed away yesterday morning after a sudden illness," she wrote. "Myself, his sister Tanisha and the rest of his family and friends are completely devastated. "As we come to terms with his passing, we ask for privacy to mourn this unimaginable loss," she continued. "I want to thank everyone for their messages of love and support. Long live Jamal Edwards MBE, MBA, PHD." We begin today's show by paying tribute to Jamal Edwards MBE. 💜 pic.twitter.com/AeKAnglB3P Many fans also expressed their condolences to the grieving mother. “London has lost a legend. Sleep well Jamal. Big love to Brenda, family and friends.” I am sorry for the deep painful sorrow you are going through now, but this man's soul is now unbound so he can continue to spread his good freely," wrote another. My heart breaks for you Brenda, I'm so sorry for the pain you're feeling. I would take your pain if I could.” “I am very proud of the mother that she is and what she has produced in both Jamal and Tanisha.” We send all of ours to Brenda at this time Love gave the UK underground scene a voice and a place for young talent to thrive. SBTV will always be remembered as something legendary. SBTV will always be remembered as something legendary ❤️” Jamal Edwards was such a generous and inspiring person. Always gracious, he was a true pioneer. "Jamal Edwards was such a generous and inspiring person," Zane Lowe tweeted. “Always kind, he was a true pioneer. I think I can speak for all of us as artists and as supporters of the UK grime/rap scene when I say I owe this man so much! Jaykae tweeted: "I think I can speak for all of us as artists and as supporters of the UK grime/rap scene when I say I owe this man so much! RIP Jamal Edwards💙 my man!!! RIP Jamal Edwards💙 my man!!! I love you." I love you." We are deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Jamal Edwards. 💙 pic.twitter.com/QbVOf6RU6Z Chelsea FC tweeted: "We are deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Jamal Edwards. As an inspiration to many, we are honored that he was part of our Chelsea family. As an inspiration to many, we are honored that he was part of our Chelsea family. Our thoughts are with all who knew and loved him. Our thoughts are with all who knew and loved him. We lost a legend today. Sending our condolences to Jamal's family and community ❤️ The official YouTube Twitter account tweeted: "We lost a legend today. Jamal Edwards has been an inspiration to so many, supporting artists and shaping culture through @SBTVonline. Jamal Edwards has been an inspiration to so many, supporting artists and shaping culture through @SBTVonline. Sending our condolences to Jamal's family and community ❤️”

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Auburn Hills City Council votes to close SMART bus service

No other city has been as opposed to mass transit as Metro Detroit has been for more than a century. A suburb north of Detroit just voted to end bus service. (Author: Gardener)

Hills City CouncilA Suburban Mobility Authority for Regional Transportation or a SMART bus in traffic in St. Clair Shores on August 7, 2018. Even in the best of times, Metro Detroiters were divided over whether the region needed more or less public transit. But since the pandemic began, stakes have risen as naysayers eyed empty buses and some questioned, If hordes of people continue to work at home, is mass transit available, particularly in suburbs far from Detroit? City council members of one such suburb, Auburn Hills - whose city hall is 23 miles north of 8 Mile Road - voted 5-2 Monday night to end SMART bus service within its borders. Among those who voted to reject SMART was Mayor Kevin McDaniel. The move would save residents $1.6 million a year because they would not fund SMART, despite being asked to approve about $900,000 in new spending to replace SMART's local minibus service. Monday's vote is the latest blow to hopes for an expanded regional bus system in southeastern Michigan, a plan that proponents said could make Metro Detroit competitive with cities with subways, light rail and large bus systems. SMART supporters at Monday's rally noted that Auburn Hills voters had repeatedly endorsed SMART at the ballot box. Most recently, 72% of city voters voted for SMART-Mühle in August 2018, giving Busmühle large majorities in all nine districts of the city. But Councilman Henry Knight said before the meeting that voters usually approved of SMART Millage "like voting for apple pie - they don't think about it". Knight said he did the same "until we got into the details and I said, 'Wow.' They drive their 53-passenger buses all over town, emitting diesel fumes and there's nobody in them.” Knight, 90, is a GM retiree and a city councilman for 26 years. For the past year, he has served on a city committee tasked with deciding "whether our residents are getting the greatest value for the millions of dollars they spend," according to online documents. Knight said he was comfortable ending SMART service, despite his years of support from local voters, because "I have a responsibility to make decisions that are what's best for our city." Deregistering from SMART would do so Residents no longer pay about $1 million in property taxes, which is about $200 a year on a home with a market value of $400,000. Several major SMART bus lines and stops would be eliminated, including to regional destinations such as Oakland University and Great Lakes Crossing Outlets, both in Auburn Hills. Local residents would do so too. SMART's daily minibuses, which serve seniors and disabled drivers with local trips to shop, visit friends and see the doctor, would lose that. This would create a dedicated local bus service catering to seniors and people with disabilities, though the Half-Mill system wouldn't operate at night or on weekends like SMART's small buses do, said Megan Owens, executive director of the pro-SMART nonprofit group Transportation Riders United. Owens was present at Monday's meeting one on February 7, both times advocating keeping SMART in town. On Monday, "more than 30 people spoke - local residents, students, people from neighboring areas. And the Council voted against it," she said. Terminating SMART service during the pandemic is unwise as bus ridership has declined as has freeway use, and yet no one is proposing closing freeways, SMART officials said. Since the pandemic began, SMART has had to reduce its service by about 25% across the region, spokeswoman Beth Gibbons said. Our ridership is 60% of our previous level,” said Gibbons. “Obviously, Auburn Hills Council has the freedom to make that decision. But we still see a strong need for people who don't have a car, or temporarily don't have one, to use SMART to get to work, school and other places," she said. SMART will need 80 new drivers to restore its usual coverage when the pandemic subsides and ridership returns to normal levels, Gibbons said. Among those in favor of keeping Auburn Hills in the SMART system was new Pontiac Mayor Tim Greimel, a former state representative whose district included Auburn Hills. Greimel told City Council, "Not adopting SMART is a short-sighted decision that will adversely affect residents and businesses in Auburn Hills, Pontiac and many other communities. With businesses currently struggling to find workers, ending Auburn Hills' regional transit participation will only make it more difficult for Auburn Hills businesses to find and retain workers who rely on public transportation to get to work Even before the pandemic, skepticism, if not outright opposition, to mass transit was high among Auburn Hills leaders and shared by many others in the region. It's a sentiment that springs from Metro Detroit's more than 100-year love affair with the automobile, said Robin Boyle, a retired professor of urban planning at Wayne State University. Speaking to Stephen Henderson, former editorial director of the Free Press and host of Detroit Today radio talk show on WDET-FM, Boyle said Monday, "We have this bias that's ingrained in our culture that we're going to invest in in infrastructure to move cars, but not in infrastructure to move people.” This article originally appeared in the Detroit Free Press: Auburn Hills Council Votes to End SMART Bus Service

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Aaron Rodgers calls Shailene Woodley his "partner," an "incredible woman," according to Split News.

The Green Bay Packers quarterback also said he has "regrets" for how his COVID-19 comments have impacted Shailene Woodley and loved ones (Author: Gardener)

Shailene WoodleyAaron Rodgers calls Shailene Woodley his "partner," an "incredible woman." He and Shailene Woodley are still together, despite reports that the couple had ended their engagement and called the actress his "partner" during an interview on Tuesday. During his appearance on The Pat McAfee Show, Rodgers told viewers that he would not be announcing any career changes, as many had been expecting, but instead spoke about Woodley, who PEOPLE and other media reported split last week. Earlier in the conversation, Rodgers, 38, mentioned that he had spoken to Woodley about being together for two NFL seasons and becoming the league MVP twice during that time. He also said he has a "great partner for life" who "just makes working life a bonus." When asked specifically about Woodley after speaking about the women behind some of the league's players, Rodgers said he "learned so much" from the Big Little Lies star. RELATED: Aaron Rodgers and Shailene Woodley: Everything They Said About Their Super-Private Relationship "She's just an incredible woman, talented, smart," Rodgers said. "I said last night she taught me what unconditional love looks like and that's a great gift. When you have a partner like that, it just makes life so much more enjoyable." He added, "I think living in gratitude is such an important way to keep that joy in your life, and when you're your person meet, life just changes... You're never the same because you know you can't be. On Monday, Rodgers posted an Instagram message of gratitude, which included a photo of himself snuggling up to Woodley, 30. "Thank you for always having my back for the incredible kindness you show me and everyone you meet and for showing me what unconditional love is like," he added. "I love you and am grateful to you." RELATED VIDEOS: Shailene Woodley and Aaron Rodgers 'Agree to Disagree and Not Discuss Things': Source Last week, sources confirmed to PEOPLE that Rodgers and Woodley had split, just over a year after he made the surprise announcement that they were engaged. “It was an amicable split; it just didn't work," a source close to Rodgers told PEOPLE at the time. It just didn't work out for them." The news came months after Rodgers made headlines for revealing he wasn't vaccinated against COVID-19, despite previously telling reporters he'd been "immunized." He claimed he was allergic to an ingredient in the mRNA vaccines (Pfizer and Moderna).During Tuesday's performance, Rodgers apologized to loved ones, including Woodley, for the backlash his comments had on them. "I was in the midst of the COVID talks not clear how "My situation has impacted my loved ones and my people a lot,'' he said. "The people who support me and love me and take care of me and take care of me." Rodgers called the topic "polarizing," he said, "My intention was never to be divisive, but to speak what my truth was. But I feel so sorry for these people, [Shailene] and my loved ones and my agents... I have a lot of regrets for that."

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