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The Union suffers Internet troubles

Because of problems with The Union’s Internet connection in recent days, the newspaper might not have received any e-mails ” including letters to the editor ” sent on Thursday or Friday.

If you were trying to contact anyone at The Union via e-mail, please re-send your message and call the appropriate person to ensure it arrived. If you would like to check the status of your letter to the editor or other Opinion Page submission, call Janet Lee at 477-4203.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

Master wood turner to speak

A free art talk with master wood turner Jerry Kermode from Sebastopol will take place at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Mowen Solinsky Gallery.

Kermode is a teacher and active wood carving artist who has been recently published in several books celebrating the growing art of wood turning. He will offer a detailed discussion and answer questions about his process.

The gallery is located at 225 Broad St. in Nevada City.

For more information call 265-4682.

Denim Day set for later this month

International Denim Day, established to show solidarity with survivors of rape and sexual abuse around the world, is April 27.

The event originated in 1999 in protest of an Italian court ruling that overturned a rape conviction on the grounds that an 18-year-old student was wearing jeans at the time of her assault.

Participants are asked to wear denim as a show of support for sexual assault victims.

For more information, call the Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Coalition at 272-2046.

Public safety job fair upcoming

Yuba College Public Safety Job Fair takes place from 1 to 5 p.m. April 16, at Yuba College Campus Cafeteria, Building 300, 2088 N. Beale Road in Marysville.

Various fire and police agencies from throughout the state will be available to explain the opportunities and benefits of a career in public safety.

For more information, call 741-6923.

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