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■ Elon Musk, chief ex­ec­u­tive of­fi­cer of Tesla, tweeted a few pho­tos Sun­day of the new Model 3, touted as the elec­tric-car com­pany’s most af­ford­able ve­hi­cle yet, the first of which are to be de­liv­ered to the first 30 peo­ple on a 370,000-strong wait list later this month.

■ Philip Kingston, a Dal­las City Coun­cil mem­ber, was asked — in ac­cor­dance with a City Char­ter pro­vi­sion on missed meet­ings — to pay back more than $8,100 of his $60,000 salary be­cause he had 11 un­ex­cused ab­sences out of 81 sched­uled meet­ings over the past year.

■ Ge­orge Je­de­noff of Utah hit the slopes on his 100th birthday, tak­ing ad­van­tage of lin­ger­ing snow at Snow­bird Ski Re­sort, where he made a short cruise down be­fore be­ing given a cake and plaque with one of his fa­vorite say­ings: “Age is just a num­ber.”

■ To­mas Belzunegui, a Pam­plona, Spain, hos­pi­tal spokesman, called Sun­day’s run­ning of the bulls “tran­quil,” re­sult­ing in just four men need­ing treat­ment for in­juries caused by knocks and falls, af­ter the first two days of this year’s San Fer­min fes­ti­val saw five gor­ings.

■ John Sylvester Young, a 29-year-old grooms­man, pleaded guilty to charges that he sex­u­ally as­saulted a 15-year-old brides­maid whom he had es­corted at a 2016 Penn­syl­va­nia wed­ding.

■ David Scul­lion II, an Uber driver from Bear, Del., said he felt com­pelled as a hope­less ro­man­tic to drop the fare af­ter learn­ing that a Philadel­phia cou­ple he’d picked up while they were stranded be­cause of a flat tire were elop­ing.

■ Ray White, the Con­cord, Mass., post­mas­ter, and of­fi­cials from the Thoreau Farm and Birth­place will gather for the ded­i­ca­tion of the re­cently re­leased stamp fea­tur­ing Henry David Thoreau, the writer of the mem­oir Walden and the es­say Civil Dis­obe­di­ence, on Wed­nes­day’s 200th an­niver­sary of his birth.

■ Jenny Bosby, an agent, de­scribed Randy Schell, an ex­pe­ri­enced sky­diver and voice-over ac­tor for tele­vi­sion-show com­mer­cials in­clud­ing Fear the Walk­ing Dead, as a “gen­er­ous, spir­ited man” af­ter he died in a midair col­li­sion dur­ing a jump in south­east Texas.

■ Norma Fuchs, the 93-year-old great-grand­daugh­ter of a Wash­ing­ton County, Mo., law­man killed on duty in 1871, said she is glad she will live to see him hon­ored with the po­lice funeral he never got, af­ter a self-pro­claimed ceme­tery de­tec­tive un­cov­ered the long-for­got­ten grave on the deputy con­sta­ble’s mother’s farm in Jef­fer­son County.

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