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Trash Collection Company Apologizes for Missed Pickups

U.S. News

Red River took over garbage collection duties Jan. 1 after it outbid the city's longtime garbage collection business. Red River earlier was fined $65,000 for issues in April and May. The ad says the company will be increasing training for staff, hiring more drivers and updating routes.

Two dead, one injured in apparent murder-suicide at Ibaraki waste collection firm

The Japan Times

The suspected attacker apparently committed suicide a short time later. Local police received an emergency call around 7:40 a.m. Toshikazu Tamura, 49, died about an hour later while the other employee, a 28-year-old whose name has not been released, was seriously wounded. The suspect fled the scene, but was found dead with a gunshot would to the head around 9 a.m. The police said the man, identified as Yoshihiro Tomita, 65, is believed to have committed suicide, adding they found a handgun near the driver's seat.

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Kansas Tax Collections $49M Short of Expectations in January

U.S. News

Kelly's top revenue official and a GOP legislative leader were quick to say a single month of disappointing tax collections is not yet a trend. But it broke a streak of 19 consecutive months of better-than-anticipated collections -- the longest since at least July 1966 -- leading Kelly to declare extra funds for public schools were "in the bank" as Republicans promoted income tax relief.

A Hands on Guide to Python Collections


As a quick recap, I presented the python collections module and the importance of it. I followed it up by showing how to use five of the most common python collections modules -- namedtuple(), deque, Counter, OrderedDict and defaultdict. I hope this blog will make you appreciate the importance of python collections so that you can use it in your day to day life. If you want to keep updated with my latest articles and projects follow me on Medium.