Sound Advice: Looking for a USB turntable upgrade?
Q. I am in the market for a new USB turntable to convert vinyl into high resolution sound files. My Sony PS-LX300USB has been perfectly serviceable, but I'd like to upgrade to something better with the same ease of digitizing. Ideally I'd like to stay under $400, but I'd consider spending more if the sound output was worth it. Any recommendations? — C.D., Minneapolis A. Your PS-LX300 USB is, as you say, perfectly serviceable, but it is also entry level and not hard to improve upon. The challenge is the $400 price point. While you can get some great sound between $500 and $1,000, the really big...
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Minneapolis slashes police budget in wake of Floyd killing
Washington (AFP) - The Minneapolis city council voted to slash nearly $8 million from its police budget Thursday as it seeks to overhaul its force in the wake of the killing of George Floyd, US media reported. The money reduced from the mayor's $179 million police spending proposal will be moved to other areas, including financing mental health crisis teams, the Minneapolis Star Tribune newspaper reported. But the budget maintains staffing projections of 888 officers for the police department as sought by Mayor Jacob Frey amid an increase in violent crime in the Midwestern city that was convul...