New Jersey governor calls YouTubers’ massive party at ‘Jersey Shore’ house an ‘egregious display of knucklehead behavior’

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy again denounced the behavior of partygoers in the state, this time citing a recent house party that drew more than 1,000 guests and resulted in eight arrests.



Philip D. Murphy wearing a suit and tie: "It was irresponsible from top to bottom in every respect," Gov. Phil Murphy said Wednesday.


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“It was irresponsible from top to bottom in every respect,” Gov. Phil Murphy said Wednesday.

“It was irresponsible from top to bottom in every respect,” Murphy said during a press conference Wednesday, calling the party, which was held on Monday night, an “egregious display of knucklehead behavior.”

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The governor explained that young people can have fun — but must continue social distancing and wearing masks, as the US struggles to contain the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.

Since mid-August, the percent positivity rate among 14-18 year-olds has grown from 3% to 7%, while for 19-24 year-olds it’s risen from 2.7% to 7.1%, said state health commissioner Judy Persichilli.

“We are continuing to see case numbers climb among young people,” she said. “Many of these cases and clusters are a result of parties and social gatherings.”

Murphy made similar comments in late July, after it took police officers over 5 hours to break up a party with over 700 attendees.

“Come on folks! Come on,” Murphy said at the time. “That’s needlessly putting men and women in uniform and their families at risk.”

Monday’s party took place at a New Jersey boardwalk house featured in MTV’s “Jersey Shore.”

A group of YouTube pranksters, known as the Nelk Boys, organized a promotional event at the house, according to Seaside Heights Police Detective Steve Korman. The party was dispersed at about 9:30 p.m.

The Nelk Boys, who are from Toronto, currently have more than 5.73 million subscribers, according to their YouTube page.

The eight people arrested at the “Jersey Shore” house are between the ages of 18 and 26. Charges included disorderly conduct, obstruction, and resisting arrest, Seaside Heights police said in a press release.

Police also said that “glass bottles and rocks were thrown at officers during and after the arrest” of at least one of the eight people.

“I’m totally disgusted,” Seaside Heights Mayor Anthony Vaz said. “We would never recognize this type of activity in our community.”

The town’s bureau administrator, Christopher Vaz, also told CNN that there was no special event application or municipal approvals of any kind regarding the gathering and that the majority of attendees appeared to be “high school-aged kids.”

“Jersey Shore” member and longtime house owner Danny Merk said he took responsibility for the incident.

“The police handled it perfectly,” Merk said. “It just became crazy.”

The “Nelk Boys” did not respond immediately to CNN’s requests for comment.

As of Wednesday, New Jersey has had 197,792 confirmed cases of Covid-19, and 16,054 deaths, according to Johns Hopkins University data.



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New Jersey governor: YouTube stars should be ‘taken to task’ over house party

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy (D) on Wednesday condemned the “knucklehead” behavior of the Canadian YouTube stars who hosted a large crowd Monday at the house where “Jersey Shore” was filmed.

Murphy said the so-called Nelk Boys should “be taken to task” over the event in Seaside Heights, according to The Associated Press. The estimated 1,000 attendees were twice the maximum allowed under the Garden State’s coronavirus restrictions

The YouTube troupe rented out the house Monday to promote new merchandise. Murphy said Wednesday that dispersing the crowds required at least seven police departments, and that everyone who was present should seek testing.

Both Murphy and State Health Commissioner Judy Persichilli warned that the virus is on the rise among young people in particular. Persichilli noted that since August, the positivity rate for 14- to 18-year-olds has more than doubled, from 3 percent to 7 percent. The spike among 19- to 24-year-olds has increased even more, from 2.7 percent to 7.1 percent.

Kyle Forgeard, a member of the group, said in a video posted to Twitter Tuesday that accounts of the incident had gotten “twisted,” claiming they “didn’t want to get in trouble” and hired security to disperse any crowds. “Word just spreads like absolute wildfire, especially in these small-ass towns… now that we’ve learned, when COVID is going on, everyone’s bored, people are going to f—ing show up,” he said.

“We really learned after this, we have to accept now … maybe we’re famous,” he added.

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White House signals support for bigger coronavirus relief bill

The White House is signaling a renewed interest in negotiations with Congress over the next coronavirus stimulus relief package after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi vowed to keep the House in session until a deal with Republicans and the administration is hammered out.



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President Trump on Wednesday urged Republicans to embrace a larger coronavirus stimulus package seemingly stepping on the Republicans’ more conservative approach, as the major parties continue to struggle to break a stalemate over a fifth relief bill.

MORE: Trump on ABC News town hall: Trump on economic relief if there’s second COVID-19 wave

“Democrats are ‘heartless.’ They don’t want to give STIMULUS PAYMENTS to people who desperately need the money, and whose fault it was NOT that the plague came in from China. Go for the much higher numbers, Republicans, it all comes back to the USA anyway (one way or another!),” Trump tweeted.



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White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows speaks to members of the press outside the West Wing of the White House on Aug. 28, 2020, in Washington, DC.

The White House is specifically honing in on a long-shot plan put forth by the House Problem Solvers Caucus, a bipartisan group consisting of 50 members.


MORE: 5 key takeaways from President Donald Trump’s ABC town hall in Pennsylvania

Chief of Staff Mark Meadows said Trump is open to the caucus’ proposed $1.5 trillion stimulus package that was introduced earlier this week in an effort to break a months-long deadlock.

“I’m probably more optimistic in the last 72 hours than in the last 72 days,” Meadows said Wednesday on current negotiations.

He called the bipartisan caucus’ proposed plan “very thoughtful” and said that if Pelosi is willing to stay in session until a deal is reached, that one could be made.

“I think probably the biggest obstacle continues to be the amount of money that is outlined for state and local help,” Meadows said.

The proposal from the bipartisan caucus is largely symbolic and some members have privately acknowledged it has little chance of passing. Several Democratic committee chairs rejected the proposal outright and said it falls short of what is needed.

“Having seen no progress on a new COVID-19 relief package in four months, and in recognition of Americans’ increasing suffering, the Problem Solvers Caucus (PSC) has developed a comprehensive, bipartisan framework to meet the nation’s needs for the next 6-12 months, that can pass both chambers of Congress and be signed into law by the President,” the caucus said in a release.

The caucus’s proposal includes $450 per week in federal unemployment benefits for eight weeks, $500 billion in state and local relief, direct payments to American workers and additional Paycheck Protection Program funds.



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Five Additions Every Kitchen In New Jersey Needs

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It’s getting crisper here in New Jersey, which means fall has arrived. As we turn our focus back to life indoors, it’s time to reevaluate how your kitchen functions.

There are some easy upgrades that can seriously take your space to the next level. Consider these five essential additions now, and get the installed in time for holiday cooking.

1. Wall Ovens

Ask any true chef/foodie and they will tell you, having an oven at eye level is something to brag about. What makes a hanging wall oven so special? Well, when it comes time to baste a turkey or check on your pie, it’s much easier to access and keep an eye on the contents.

Plus, you’ll enjoy extra elbow room having your range located away from the oven (perfect for preparing several foods at once). Not to mention, wall ovens with more than one compartment can bake multiple items at different temperatures. Many have convection, steam, and rotisserie options as well.

2. Cabinet Organizers

Did you catch the premiere of “Get Organized with The Home Edit” on Netflix? If you did, chances are you’re already on top of organizing your pantry. If not, it’s time to invest in some cabinet organizers and lazy Susans. Think about adding shelving and installing roll-out organizers. Being able to see all of your spices/condiments/baking ingredients, etc., is every chef’s dream.


Need a pro for your next kitchen renovation? Find a contractor in your area.

If you have ever wrestled to free a pan from a stack of heavy pots and lids, this one is for you. Install a large pot rack over your island, or against a free wall, and you will free up so much space in your drawers and cabinetry. And, you’ll be able to see all of your tools at the same time.

It’s also a great way to put things like copper pots and vintage cookware on display!

4. A New Dishwasher

Today’s modern dishwashers are a far cry from their older predecessors. They are more spacious, have impressive cleaning power, and are more energy efficient. Never pre-rinse your dishes again! Plus, you might be able to get a tax break for an Energy Star model.

5. Ventilation Systems

Air quality is top of mind more than ever these days. And along with having purified air, no one wants a smelly kitchen. If you’ve already upgraded your insulation and windows, it’s time to think about a new kitchen ventilation system. This will keep air circulating—and odor free.

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Interior Department watchdog ‘highly successful’ at hacking agency’s networks

The Department of the Interior’s Office of Inspector General (OIG) said Wednesday that it has been “highly successful” at accessing the agency’s networks as part of a security audit due to cybersecurity shortcomings. 

As part of a security audit, OIG employees conducted penetration testing on the Interior Department’s networks, and were successfully able to break into networks and access sensitive information, including intercepting and decrypting network traffic, accessing internal networks at two Interior Department bureaus, and stealing the credentials of an agency IT employee. 

The OIG accessed the networks through simulating previous attacks by malicious hackers to target federal agencies, including using portable testing units concealed in backpacks and operated by smartphones to test the networks while the OIG employees were positioned in publicly accessible areas of Interior Department buildings.

The OIG noted that the penetration testing went “undetected” by both IT personnel and security guards. 

“We used the same tools, techniques, and practices that malicious actors use to eavesdrop on communications and gain unauthorized access,” the OIG wrote in a report detailing the security audit results. “Many of the attacks we conducted were previously used by Russian intelligence agents around the world.”

Based on findings from the audit, the OIG accused the agency’s Office of the Chief Information Officer of failing to “establish and enforce wireless security practices,” and concluded that the Interior Department did not carry out regular tests of its network security, maintain inventories of its wireless networks, and published inadequate security guidance. 

“Without operating secure wireless networks that include boundary controls between networks and active monitoring, the Department is vulnerable to the breach of a high-value IT asset, which could cripple Department operations and result in the loss of highly sensitive data,” the OIG wrote.

In order to prevent successful cyberattacks, the OIG recommended the Interior Department take over a dozen steps to increase security, and noted in the audit that 13 of the recommendations had already been resolved by the agency. 

Interior Department Chief Information Officer William Vajda responded to each of the OIG’s recommendations in a letter attached to the report, writing that his office “appreciated working” with the OIG. 

“I am pleased to report that the Department not only concurs with all of the Office of the Inspector General’s recommendations, but also have substantially complied with all of them, with just a few remaining tasks to be accomplished with respect to a few of the recommendations,” Vajda wrote to Interior Department Inspector General Mark Lee Greenblatt. 

The OIG noted in the report that despite these strides forward, the agency can still do more to shore up cybersecurity.

“Until the Department improves its cyber risk management practices, its computer networks and high-value IT assets will be at risk of compromise, the results of which could have serious or severe adverse effects on Department operations, assets, or individuals,” the OIG wrote. “The Department has begun taking significant steps to mitigate these weaknesses, but more remains to be done.”

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Rosenbach restores its forgotten garden

The Rosenbach Library and Museum in Philadelphia’s Rittenhouse Square has been closed since March due to the coronavirus pandemic, and has not yet announced its reopening.

But Thursday it will debut its outdoor garden, which had been all but abandoned for 20 years. No one had seen it, except for visitors using the wheelchair ramp to access the rare book library inside.

“It really had been let go,” said Christina Doe, the Rosenbach’s facilities manager. She is also an avid gardener, so the job of reviving a garden gone to seed rested on her.

“We had some bricks reset, these beds re-edged,” she said, pointed to the brick pavers that were once choked with sprawling English Ivy. “There was decay and collapse. It was here, but it needed a great deal of work.”

The Rosenbach Museum’s garden will open to visitors Thursdays in 45-minute time slots. (Kimberly Paynter/WHYY)

It took all summer, but Doe, with the help of volunteer neighbors, cleaned up about 1,600 square feet of urban garden, with twisted trunks of old-growth hawthorn and boxwood trees.

The stump of what had been a 30-foot oak tree is still in the middle of one of the planters.

“A squirrel planted it right in the middle of that plot,” said Doe. “It broke our heart to tear it down, but it was a little big for the place.”

The garden is newly planted with violets, roses, lilies, daisies, ivy, and wild thyme. Many of the plants have literary references inside the library, from Alice in Wonderland’s chatty flowers to the floral symbols in the Bible.

Cyclamen Hederifolium, a flower mentioned in the bible, is part of the Rosenbach’s Garden. (Kimberly Paynter/WHYY)

Inside the Rosenbach’s archive, they have the second, third and fourth folio printing of Shakespeare’s works, including “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” wherein the character Oberon says:

I know a bank where the wild thyme blows,
Where oxlips and the nodding violet grows,
Quite over-canopied with luscious woodbine,
With sweet musk-roses and with eglantine:
There sleeps Titania sometime of the night,
Lulled in these flowers with dances and delight.

“Nearly everybody spoke about violets at some point in time. We are lousy with violets,” said Doe. “They are adorable, they’re easy to grow, and everybody wrote about them.”

The garden was first created by the Rosenbach brothers, Philip and Abraham, who ran their rare book business out of the townhouse on Delancey Street in the early 20th century. The Rosenbach Company became one of the most successful rare book dealers in the world, and they forged personal relationships with their regular clientele.

A rose at the Rosenbach Museum’s garden in Philadelphia’s historic neighborhood. (Kimberly Paynter/WHYY)

Part of the brothers’ business model was to show their clients the kind of lifestyle to which they should aspire.

“It was very European, trying for an old-world look,” said Emilie Parker, the Rosenbach’s director of education and interpretation, standing in the garden. “A lot of their clientele was new money who were trying to

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Wall Decor Market in Europe- Featuring Amazon.com Inc., Carrefour Group, Costco Wholesale Corp., and Inter IKEA Holding BV Among Others

The Wall Decor Market in Europe is poised to grow by USD 9.56 billion during 2020-2024 progressing at a CAGR of over 9% during the forecast period.

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Technavio has announced its latest market research report titled Wall Decor Market in Europe 2020-2024 (Graphic: Business Wire)

The report on the wall decor market in Europe provides a holistic update, market size and forecast, trends, growth drivers, and challenges, as well as vendor analysis.

The report offers an up-to-date analysis regarding the current global market scenario, latest trends and drivers, and the overall market environment. The market is driven by the growing housing market & consumer expenditure.

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The wall decor market analysis in Europe includes the distribution channel segment, product segment, and geographic landscapes. This study identifies the influence of latest interior design trends as one of the prime reasons driving the market growth during the next few years.

This report presents a detailed picture of the market by the way of study, synthesis, and summation of data from multiple sources by an analysis of key parameters.

The wall decor market in Europe covers the following areas:

Wall Decor Market Size in Europe

Wall Decor Market Forecast in Europe

Wall Decor Market Analysis in Europe

Companies Mentioned

  • Amazon.com Inc.
  • Carrefour Group
  • Costco Wholesale Corp.
  • Inter IKEA Holding BV
  • Kingfisher Plc
  • Otto Group
  • Tesco Plc
  • Walmart Inc.
  • Wayfair Inc.
  • Williams-Sonoma Inc.

Key Topics Covered:

Executive Summary

Market Landscape

  • Market ecosystem
  • Value chain analysis

Market Sizing

  • Market definition
  • Market segment analysis
  • Market size 2019
  • Market outlook: Forecast for 2019 – 2024

Five Forces Analysis

  • Five Forces Summary
  • Bargaining power of buyers
  • Bargaining power of suppliers
  • Threat of new entrants
  • Threat of substitutes
  • Threat of rivalry
  • Market condition

Market Segmentation by Product

  • Market segments
  • Comparison by Product placement
  • Wall art – Market size and forecast 2019-2024
  • Picture frames – Market size and forecast 2019-2024
  • Wall clocks – Market size and forecast 2019-2024
  • WPS – Market size and forecast 2019-2024
  • Others – Market size and forecast 2019-2024
  • Market opportunity by Product

Customer landscape

Geographic Landscape

  • Geographic segmentation
  • Geographic comparison
  • Germany – Market size and forecast 2019-2024
  • UK – Market size and forecast 2019-2024
  • France – Market size and forecast 2019-2024
  • Italy – Market size and forecast 2019-2024
  • Rest of Europe – Market size and forecast 2019-2024
  • Market opportunity by geography

Drivers, Challenges, and Trends

  • Market drivers
  • Volume driver – Demand led growth
  • Volume driver – Supply led growth
  • Volume driver – External factors
  • Volume driver – Demand shift in adjacent markets
  • Price driver – Inflation
  • Price driver – Shift from lower to higher-priced units
  • Market challenges
  • Market trends

Vendor Landscape

  • Overview
  • Vendor landscape
  • Landscape disruption

Vendor Analysis

  • Vendors covered
  • Market positioning of vendors
  • Amazon.com Inc.
  • Carrefour Group
  • Costco Wholesale Corp.
  • Inter IKEA Holding BV
  • Kingfisher Plc
  • Otto Group
  • Tesco Plc
  • Walmart Inc.
  • Wayfair
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A Record Number of Women Are Running for House in 2020 | America 2020

A record number of female nominees are running for the House in the 2020 general elections, exceeding the historic number set in the 2018 midterms that brought in a wave of women – mostly Democrats – to Congress and switched party control.

With the conclusion of the regular 2020 primary season following Tuesday’s primaries in Delaware, 298 women advanced to general elections with a large majority of them running as Democrats, according to an analysis by the Center for American Women and Politics at Rutgers University. Of the total number of female House nominees, 204 are Democrats, while 94 are Republicans, with both parties shattering their previous records. The number, however, could slightly grow with a few remaining primaries happening on Election Day.

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It’s a sizable uptick from 2018 when there were record-high numbers of women seeking House seats with 234 nominees. The number of female nominees in 2020 is likely to again bolster the ranks of women serving in Congress which has historically been overwhelmingly run by men despite women representing more than half the U.S. population. There are a number of female nominees, however, who will face steep hurdles in November since they’re running in districts that are considered swing seats or ones that dramatically tilt towards one party.

Women played a pivotal role in delivering Democrats control of the House in 2018 for the first time in eight years. Two years ago, Democrats had a record-high of 182 female nominees running for Congress.

And in 2020, a historic number of at least 130 Black women ran for the House and Senate, according to the Center for American Women and Politics. The record number of Black candidates, who are largely Democrats, are running at a time when the country faces a reckoning over race and ongoing protests around the country against police brutality and systemic racism.

Republican women, meanwhile, have seen their numbers dwindle in recent years. There are only 13 women currently in the House GOP conference since a handful of incumbents lost to Democratic candidates two years ago.

But House Republicans made a significant push to recruit a record number of female candidates, though they still face challenges – particularly financial – when trying to navigate and win contested primaries. This year, the GOP surpassed its previous record of female House nominees which was 53 in 2004, according to the Center for American Women and Politics.

Women fell just short of the 2018 record set in the Senate, which had 23 nominees. This year, there are 20 female nominees for the Senate: 12 Democrats and eight Republicans. The current composition of women in the upper chamber includes nine Republicans and 17 Democrats.

The number could again change after Georgia’s special election for the Senate on Nov. 3. Republican Sen. Kelly Loeffler, who was appointed to former Sen. Johnny Isakson’s seat last year, is running for a full term and competing in a jungle primary which will feature all Senate candidates regardless

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‘I trust vaccines,’ not Trump

Joe Biden on Wednesday said he doesn’t trust President Donald Trump to safely oversee the federal government’s approval and dissemination of a Covid-19 vaccine.

“I trust vaccines, I trust scientists, but I don’t trust Donald Trump,” Biden said during a speech in Wilmington, Delaware.

Trump has repeatedly pledged to “produce a vaccine in record time,” and has suggested that one could be ready shortly before Election Day. That prediction has contradicted the timeline that many health experts have said is realistic.

Several vaccine candidates have entered the final stage of testing in the U.S. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said earlier this month that states should begin preparing for a “large-scale” distribution of Covid-19 vaccines by Nov. 1 — two days before the presidential election — while the head of the Food and Drug Administration has raised the possibility the agency could use its emergency authority to quickly approve a vaccine before clinical trials end. Those directives have led numerous Trump critics to question whether they were made because of political interference by the White House.

Earlier Wednesday, the director of the CDC said coronavirus vaccines won’t be widely available until mid-2021.

Biden on Wednesday repeated his message that “we can’t allow politics to interfere with the vaccine in any way” and pointed to dubious statements Trump has made in the past that are not backed up by science.

“He doesn’t have any respect for science,” Biden said.

“This is the same guy who said, inject bleach,” he added. “This is the guy who said, if you want to keep hurricanes from getting to the United States, drop a nuclear weapon on them.”

In April, Trump suggested that people should consider an “injection of disinfectant” to beat Covid-19 — an idea that experts immediately rejected as irresponsible and dangerous. In 2019, Axios reported that Trump had, during a meeting with top officials, raised the possibility of using nuclear weapons to destroy hurricanes.

Biden, meanwhile, has repeatedly said that the White House must ensure the public that the coronavirus vaccines are safe and that any decision to approve them is driven by science, not politics.

Those demands have prompted Trump to attack Biden and his running mate, Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., as anti-vaxxers. Harris has said that she would also not solely trust Trump’s word about the safety of any vaccine rolled out before the election.

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Why Texas Homeowners Need These Five Kitchen Upgrades

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A case for a wall oven, cabinet storage, and more.
A case for a wall oven, cabinet storage, and more. (Shutterstock)

Whether you’re team Cowboys or Texans, fall has arrived in Texas along with football season. If preparing your game day snacks is a hassle, it’s time to think about streamlining your kitchen.

Ask any true chef/foodie and they will tell you, having an oven at eye level is something to brag about. What makes a hanging wall oven so special? Well, when it comes time to baste a turkey or check on your pie, it’s much easier to access and keep an eye on the contents.

Plus, you’ll enjoy extra elbow room having your range located away from the oven (perfect for preparing several foods at once). Not to mention, wall ovens with more than one compartment can bake multiple items at different temperatures. Many have convection, steam, and rotisserie options as well.

2. Cabinet Organizers

Did you catch the premiere of “Get Organized with The Home Edit” on Netflix? If you did, chances are you’re already on top of organizing your pantry. If not, it’s time to invest in some cabinet organizers and lazy Susans. Think about adding shelving and installing roll-out organizers. Being able to see all of your spices/condiments/baking ingredients, etc., is every chef’s dream.


Need a pro for your next kitchen renovation? Find a contractor in your area.

If you have ever wrestled to free a pan from a stack of heavy pots and lids, this one is for you. Install a large pot rack over your island, or against a free wall, and you will free up so much space in your drawers and cabinetry. And, you’ll be able to see all of your tools at the same time.

It’s also a great way to put things like copper pots and vintage cookware on display!

4. A New Dishwasher

Today’s modern dishwashers are a far cry from their older predecessors. They are more spacious, have impressive cleaning power, and are more energy efficient. Never pre-rinse your dishes again! Plus, you might be able to get a tax break for an Energy Star model.

5. Ventilation Systems

Air quality is top of mind more than ever these days. And along with having purified air, no one wants a smelly kitchen. If you’ve already upgraded your insulation and windows, it’s time to think about a new kitchen ventilation system. This will keep air circulating—and odor free.

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This post is sponsored and contributed by a Patch Brand Partner. The views expressed in this post are the author’s own.

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