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$250 million: Amount sought in a defamation suit filed by representative Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) against Twitter and three accounts, including “Devin Nunes’ Cow” and “Devin Nunes’ Mom,” neither of which is run by his mother or his cow . . . 2,000: number of people in the Czech Republic who are part of an ongoing study that shows that owning a pet increases your heart health, especially if the pet is a dog . . . 3,100: number of low-income families in the city who will receive free high-speed Internet service under an expansion of the city’s Fiber to Housing program in 2020 . . . 86: number of units of affordable housing that will be acquired and preserved at 270 Turk Street as a result of extra money in the city budget . . . $12.9 million: amount announced for general operating support grants available to 220 arts organizations in the city . . . zero: number of brick-and-mortar stores in San Francisco that are allowed to accept only credit cards after the city banned cashless stores . . . 2: number of places that accept cash at Burning Man — the rest of the transactions have to be gifted or shared . . . 27,500: number of scooters that could be on San Francisco streets and sidewalks and in dumpsters if all of the applications are approved.

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