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England Women’s tour of New Zealand: The Clash of the Titans

first_img Try Hunter: England captain Sarah Hunter crashes over to score against Scotland in the 2013 Six Nations clashBy Katie FieldTHE WORLD champions of women’s rugby, New Zealand’s Black Ferns, are taking on England three times in the next eight days with the aim of avenging the two consecutive Test series defeats they have suffered in England in the last two years.It is eight years since England Women last toured New Zealand and 12 years since they won a Test there, so this is a monumental test of their mettle ahead of next year’s Women’s World Cup. Add to that the fact that this Saturday’s first Test of the series is the 1,000th women’s rugby International since the first one was contested by the Netherlands and France 31 years ago, and there’s no doubt this is a massive day for women’s rugby.The first Test of the series, played at New Zealand’s iconic Eden Park, will be televised live on Sky Sports 1 on Saturday, 13 July. Kick-off is at 6.05am and early risers are sure to be rewarded with a compelling contest.Why England Can Win1 Experience – the England team features six players with more than 50 caps to their names: prop Rochelle Clark (78 caps); fly-half and former skipper Katy McLean (59); captain and No 8 Sarah Hunter (51); lock Tamara Taylor (64); lock Joanna McGilchrist (51) and prop Sophie Hemming (57).England play far more Tests each year than New Zealand, so all their players are more battle-hardened on the international stage.2 Fittest and fastest – England coach Gary Street has worked with plenty of talented players in his six years at the helm, so when he talks superlatives, it means something. “We are the fittest, fastest set of backs I have ever had,” he says of this current squad. Full-back Emily Scarratt, wing Katherine Merchant and centre Rachael Burford are all back after playing international sevens for the bulk of this year, so they are in excellent condition.Pass master: Rachael Burford is in form 3 Wounded pride – Street used the 2013 Six Nations to blood a host of new players and England, so often the winners, finished third after losing to Ireland and France. Skipper Hunter was left disappointed, but said the team’s reaction to the set-back has stood them in good stead for the challenge they face in New Zealand.“As soon as we lost to France we knew the Six Nations was gone, which was difficult, but how the squad picked themselves up to win the final two games was brilliant. We really progressed with the way we played. We started bouncing back right then.”4 No fear – England have started to make a habit of beating New Zealand, most recently whitewashing the Black Ferns by three Tests to nil last November (16-13, 17-8 and 32-23). The Kiwis beat England in the 2010 World Cup final, but since their aura of invincibility has been well and truly busted by England and this current squad will relish the Haka, not fear it.Street says: “Although many players here have never played in New Zealand before, the vast majority of them have beaten the Black Ferns over the last two years and having that experience under their belts is going to give us confidence. Our ambition for this series is certainly to perform to our potential, and when we do that we know we can be a handful for any team in the world.”Why New Zealand can win1 Home advantage – England skipper Hunter sums it up well: “When New Zealand have come over here in the past two years to play in November they have been the ones that have had to adapt to the jet-lag and being away from home and playing in the off-season. We are now the ones in that position.” Danger woman: Victoria Grant is a threat3 Returning star – Veteran Black Fern Victoria Grant is returning to the team after a year out with injury. The 31-year-old full-back/wing was the captain for their 2011 tour of England but missed last year’s trip and so will bring back important leadership skills to the squad. “I’m really excited about this year and to be playing at home,” she says. “It’s a huge honour to wear the black fern and you just put everything on the line when you are out there playing.”Coach Evans says: “It’s great to have Victoria’s cool, and calm experience back on the field. She will be an important anchor for the team.”England are missing some of their biggest names due to injury – the likes of Maggie Alphonsi, Danielle Waterman, Hannah Gallagher, Georgina Gulliver, Amy Turner, Fiona Pocock and a trio who were all injured playing sevens last month – Alice Richardson, Heather Fisher and Joanne Watmore.4 Revenge mission – New Zealanders don’t like to lose at rugby, ever, which means this team, which has won the last four Women’s World Cups, will be itching to avenge their recent losses to England. Hunter says: “New Zealand are a massive rugby nation and they will be hurting a lot from the last two tours here.”Street adds: “They will have a point to prove and they’ll want to get a good footing before the World Cup as well. I’m sure they’ll throw the kitchen sink at us. We respect them hugely but we don’t fear anybody.”New Zealand (v England, Saturday, 13 July): Victoria Grant; Portia Woodman, Claire Richardson, Amiria Rule, Renee Wickliffe; Kelly Brazier, Kendra Cocksedge;  Ruth McKay, Fiao’o Faamausili  (capt), Melodie Bosman, Rawinia Everitt, Vita Dryden, Aroha Savage, Justine Lavea, Casey Robertson. Reps: Karina Stowers, Kathleen Wilton, Stephanie Te Ohaere – Fox, Jackie Patea, Charmaine McMenamin, Emma Jensen, Chelsea Alley, Selica Winiata.England: Emily Scarratt; Katherine Merchant, Amber Reed, Rachael Burford, Kay Wilson; Katy McLean, La Toya Mason; Rochelle Clark, Emma Croker, Sophie Hemming, Tamara Taylor, Joanne McGilchrist, Alexandra Matthews, Marlie Packer, Sarah Hunter (capt). Reps: Victoria Fleetwood, Laura Keates, Kate Newton, Emily Braund, Isabelle Noel-Smith, Natasha Hunt, Ceri Large, Michaela Staniford. LONDON, ENGLAND – NOVEMBER 26: Victoria Grant of New Zealand goes past Emily Scarratt of England during the Women’s Rugby Union International match bertween England and New Zealand at Twickenham Stadium on November 26, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images) These will be the Black Ferns’ first home Tests since 2007, so they will be going all out to give their own fans something to cheer.2 Fit and in form – Like England, New Zealand have included several players who were involved in the World Cup Sevens last month. Kelly Brazier, Renee Wickliffe, Selica Winiata and Player of the Tournament in Moscow Portia Woodman are all in the squad for the Test series, full of confidence and in form after winning the sevens title.Black Ferns coach Brian Evans says the players who have been on the losing side against England for the last two years have learned some valuable lessons from that. “There has been a lot more work gone on, a lot of players have done a lot of soul searching about the level of fitness and conditioning they now need to combat England. They are in better nick.”center_img The Series:New Zealand v England, Saturday 13 July (6.05am BST) Eden Park, Auckland – live on Sky Sports 1New Zealand v England, Tuesday 16 July (8am BST) Waikato StadiumNew Zealand v England, Saturday 20 July 20 (3.35am BST) ECOLight Stadium, Pukekohe. LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALSlast_img read more

Building Credibility, the Foundation for Fundraising: 1 (Fundraising Close to Home)

first_img Howard Lake | 26 October 2007 | News  13 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Building Credibility, the Foundation for Fundraising: 1 (Fundraising Close to Home) AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.last_img read more

Addition & NSPCC launch donation template skill for Amazon Alexa

first_img Tagged with: Amazon Voice Melanie May | 14 December 2018 | News  178 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis15 [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MBsgVdcz5aM[/youtube] Addition & NSPCC launch donation template skill for Amazon Alexa AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis15center_img Alexa users can enable the NSPCC skill either by using their voice or through the Alexa app. Then say ”Alexa, open NSPCC” to donate. The money will be automatically deducted from their registered payment method on their Amazon account and sent to the charity via Amazon Pay.Vicky Reeves, MD of Addition said:“Voice offers a new and exciting channel. We’ve been working with Amazon and have been exploring and creating Alexa skills for charities to enable them to use voice for fundraising, service delivery and engagement. goDonate Voice is a new solution which gets charities up and running with voice donations and will evolve as the channel evolves, so our clients’ benefit from the very latest thinking and features.”Louise Corden, Lead Digital Producer at the NSPCC added: Advertisement “We are always looking for new ways to reach our audience and voice assistants are a growing part of people’s everyday lives – particularly for busy parents with children. Our Alexa skill has both the ability to donate to the NSPCC as well as help us deliver our core message, through providing tools to teach children that their bodies belong to them.“Our Talk PANTS campaign helps parents teach their children about staying safe in a fun, informal way using a catchy song and voice game, so it was a natural evolution to move those onto Alexa.”  177 total views,  1 views today NSPCC has partnered with WPN Chameleon’s digital products studio Addition in the launch of an off-the-shelf donation template skill for Amazon Alexa.goDonate Voice is designed to make it easy for charities to start taking monetary donations through Amazon Alexa using Amazon Pay without the need for significant investment in development. It is an evolution of Addition’s next generation SaaS online donation platform goDonate. About Melanie May Melanie May is a journalist and copywriter specialising in writing both for and about the charity and marketing services sectors since 2001. She can be reached via www.thepurplepim.com.last_img read more

Japan Setting Temporary Higher Tariff on U.S. Beef

first_img By NAFB News Service – Mar 18, 2021 Japan is imposing an emergency tariff hike on U.S. beef imports late this week. The volume of imports for the fiscal year 2020 is believed to have exceeded 242,000 metric tons, beyond which the duty hike gets automatically implemented.If the tariff goes into effect, it jumps from 25.8 percent to 38.5 percent for a month under a bilateral trade agreement that went into effect in January.Japan’s agricultural minister says the resulting increase in prices for fresh, chilled, and frozen U.S. beef will “not likely have a major impact on consumers.”The margin of increase will only be in place for 30 days. For the fiscal year 2020, which began in April of last year, Japan’s cumulative U.S. beef imports totaled 233,112 tons at the end of this February. Finance Ministry Data in Japan says the volume total may have surpassed the agreed-upon threshold by early this month.Japan’s consumption of American beef rose sharply higher because of a drop in beef imports from drought-hit Australia. The Japan Times says when the threshold is reached, the two countries have to start consultations within 10 days to adjust the applicable safeguard trigger, according to their agreement. Facebook Twitter Facebook Twitter Japan Setting Temporary Higher Tariff on U.S. Beef SHARE SHARE Home Indiana Agriculture News Japan Setting Temporary Higher Tariff on U.S. Beef Previous articleLegislation Would Expand Access to Affordable Credit for FarmersNext articleFebruary Milk Production Drops 1.3 Percent NAFB News Servicelast_img read more

Magazine heavily punished for criticising wine

first_img News News Follow the news on France FranceEurope – Central Asia “We’ll hold Ilham Aliyev personally responsible if anything happens to this blogger in France” RSF says Receive email alerts RSF denounces Total’s retaliation against Le Monde for Myanmar story News June 4, 2021 Find out more Reporters Without Borders today criticised as “excessive and totally out of proportion” the award of heavy damages against a French magazine that printed sharp criticism of local wine.A court in Villefranche-sur-Saône, near the French city of Lyon, ordered the monthly Lyon Mag on 10 January to pay 284 143 euros in damages to 56 wine-producing cooperatives in the Beaujolais region which had complained the magazine had “denigrated” their product. “We ask you to consider the full implications of this decision, which is a serious economic threat to the magazine’s survival,” Reporters Without Borders secretary-general Robert Ménard said in a letter to Pierre Vittaz, president of the Lyon appeals court, asking him to cancel the lower court’s order to pay the damages immediately.The article, in the July-August 2002 issue of the magazine, was headed “A respected expert says Beaujolais is not proper wine.” François Mauss, chairman of the European Grand Jury, an association of professional wine-tasters, had criticised the way the wine was produced.He told the author of the article, Jean Barbier, that it was “shitty wine.” The magazine, which ran three pages about Beaujolais, also contained a less outspoken interview with Maurice Large, president of the Interprofessional Beaujolais Wine Association, headed “The quality of Beaujolais is not in question.”The court said that “by misrepresenting Beaujolais wine in such a disgusting way by comparing it to excrement,” Mauss and Barbier had “exceeded the acceptable limits of their respective social roles as (even severe) critic and as journalist by seriously abusing their right to freedom of expression and publication.”The total damages to the wine co-ops was calculated as one euro for every hectolitre of their annual wine production. The court also ordered Lyon Mag to pay for publishing the verdict in five newspapers as well as the costs of bringing the case.The editor of Lyon Mag, Lionel Favrot, said the magazine had asked for the immediate payment order to be dropped, because it was “exorbitant” in view of the publishers’ annual turnover of 1.9 million e Newscenter_img January 13, 2003 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Magazine heavily punished for criticising wine Use the Digital Services Act to make democracy prevail over platform interests, RSF tells EU FranceEurope – Central Asia RSF_en Help by sharing this information June 2, 2021 Find out more Organisation to go further May 10, 2021 Find out morelast_img read more

Softball Keeps Momentum, Wins 4th Straight

first_img Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS 0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday HerbeautyWhat Is It That Actually Makes French Women So Admirable?HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyA Mental Health Chatbot Which Helps People With DepressionHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyYou Can’t Wear Just Anything If You’re The President’s DaughterHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty7 Most Startling Movie Moments We Didn’t Realize Were InsensitiveHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyInstall These Measures To Keep Your Household Safe From Covid19HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyHe Is Totally In Love With You If He Does These 7 ThingsHerbeautyHerbeauty Sports Softball Keeps Momentum, Wins 4th Straight By ROBERT LEWIS Published on Wednesday, March 16, 2016 | 11:30 am The Pasadena City College softball team won its fourth consecutive game and remained in third place in the South Coast Conference with a 10-1, 5-inning victory over winless El Camino College-Compton Center Tuesday at Robinson Park.The Lancers are 14-8 overall and 6-3, tied with El Camino for third place in the SCC. Mt. San Antonio and Cerritos hold a 2-game lead over PCC with 8-1 conference marks.Kelly Bernal tossed five innings of 3-hit ball to improve to 2-0 in the pitching circle.Lancer Cynthia McKeehan legs out a triple in Tuesday’s win at Robinson Park, image by Richard Quinton.The winless Tartars (0-16, 0-9) held PCC’s bats down until the third inning when the Lancers scored four runs, two on a single to center by first baseman Karen Najera. PCC tacked on five more in the fourth. Centerfielder Cynthia McKeehan hit a triple and scored the Lancers first run in the first. Designated player Holly Riker-Sloan batted 2-for-3 with a double and second baseman Anais Sustayta was 2-for-2. Rightfielder Derek Blow drove in two RBI and was 1-for-2.It was PCC’s third straight win by the mercy rule (8-run lead after five innings). On March 12, the Lancers swept a road doubleheader over Victor Valley with routs of 12-3 in game 1 and 17-4 in the second game.In the opener, pitcher Lauren Jackson won her first collegiate game, throwing all five innings, allowing six hits and two earned runs. At the plate, Najera (double, two RBI), third baseman Raeleen Fuentes, and McKeehan all had two hits while Blow tripled with two RBI. Riker-Sloan and Sustayta also knocked in two runs each.In game 2, Bernal batted 3-for-5 with four RBI and pitched the final three innings for the victory. Reserve outfielder Lourdes Arellano went 2-for-2 with four runs scored while third baseman Brittany Ching was 2-for-2.Coach Monica Tantlinger’s Lancers look to extend their streak to five straight on Thursday, Mar. 17 when they host Los Angeles Harbor College. First pitch is 2 p.m. Since the start of last season, PCC is 35-25 under Tantlinger’s leadership. Business News Community News Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyCitizen Service CenterPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimescenter_img Top of the News More Cool Stuff Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena Subscribe Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Community News First Heatwave Expected Next Week Make a comment Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m.last_img read more

Fuller Seminary Announces Sale of Pasadena Property

first_img faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Donald CommunityPCC- COMMUNITYVirtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPasadena Public WorksPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Community News Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Business News Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. Make a comment Subscribe Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * STAFF REPORT First Heatwave Expected Next Week Community News 19 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it center_img HerbeautyA Mental Health Chatbot Which Helps People With DepressionHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyInstall These Measures To Keep Your Household Safe From Covid19HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyStop Eating Read Meat (Before It’s Too Late)HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyShort On Time? 10-Minute Workouts Are Just What You NeedHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyThe Most Heartwarming Moments Between Father And DaughterHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyHere Is What Scientists Say Will Happen When You Eat AvocadosHerbeautyHerbeauty CITY NEWS SERVICE/STAFF REPORT Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday More Cool Stuff Top of the News STAFF REPORT Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy 700 Locust Street. Image courtesy of CBREFuller Theological Seminary has sold a multifamily property once used as housing to an undisclosed buyer.The three-story, 69-unit property at 700 Locust St. was sold for $19.3 million.The 33-year-old property’s original 51-unit floor plan was reworked without a permit in the 1990s to add 18 additional units, according to loopnet.com. Loopnet, is owned by the CoStar Group, a real estate marketing site.Fuller used the building to receive visiting scholars and VIPs.“As a local resident, the buyer is familiar with Pasadena’s need for family and residential options and is eager to utilize this space to provide more available housing,” said Britt Vaughan, director of communications at Fuller Seminary. Vaughan declined to identify the buyer.“Like all developers in Pasadena, the buyer will be working with the city on different unit price points that address the diverse needs of potential tenants,” Vaughan said.Under the Fuller Master Plan, all property owned by Fuller must remain affordable housing if it is sold and redeveloped.The college is currently working with the city to amend the plan.The Fuller Theological Seminary Master Plan — passed in 2006 — envisioned several substantial construction projects and an increase in graduate student enrollment at the school’s Pasadena campus.Under the plan, Fuller agreed that if it constructed additional housing in excess of its then existing stock, those “net new” units would be covenanted as affordable housing for Fuller students, faculty, and staff.But as a result of a variety of factors — a major economic recession in 2008, the high cost of living in the Los Angeles area, the increased use of online learning in the graduate programs, a declining in interest in seminary education, limits on immigration, and now, the pandemic — Fuller’s residential student enrollment requiring housing in Pasadena has plummeted.Due to reduced demand, Fuller did not build additional housing units that would have qualified as affordable housing. That, coupled with the need to address institutional debt and the pandemic, forced the seminary to sell property in order to situate the institution for greater sustainability and to better serve student needs.“Fuller is concerned about affordable housing needs in Pasadena and is committed to working with the county, the city, local organizations, and advocacy groups to develop opportunities that address equitable access to housing. We look forward to determining what role Fuller can play in helping devise an equitable proposal that will be supportive of the community as well as Fuller’s vision for its future.” Vaughan said. Community News Fuller Seminary Announces Sale of Pasadena Property College sells site to undisclosed developer STAFF REPORT Published on Thursday, August 20, 2020 | 3:26 pm EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadenalast_img read more

DAILY OIL PRICE: Feb. 2

first_img Local NewsBusiness DAILY OIL PRICE: Feb. 2 Facebook Octopus Energy U.S. to Discount Customers’ Bills by as Much as 90% Congressman Mike Conaway talks to the Odessa American on Jan. 7, 2018. Rattler Midstream: 4Q Earnings Snapshot Twitter Summer Spaghetti SaladUpside Down Blueberry Pie CheesecakeVirgin Coco MojitoPowered By 10 Sec Croissant Breakfast Sandwich Casserole NextStay Previous articleOdessa police charge man in connection with aggravated assault investigationNext articleTryon Lewis steps down from Transportation Commission admin RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Pinterest By admin – February 2, 2018 center_img Twitter Pinterest WhatsApp WhatsApp Home Local News Business DAILY OIL PRICE: Feb. 2 Facebook Ashford Hospitality Trust: 4Q Earnings Snapshot Crude Oil: 65.45 (-.35)Nymex MTD AVG: 65.5375.Natural Gas: 2.846 (-.010).Gasoline: 1.8720 (-0.0238).Spreads: March/Apr. (+.38) Apr./May (+.46).Plains WTI Posting: 62.00 (-.25).last_img read more

REO Cash Sales Share Hovers Near 60 Percent

first_imgHome / Daily Dose / REO Cash Sales Share Hovers Near 60 Percent in Daily Dose, Featured, News, REO Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago  Print This Post The cash sales share for REO properties was little changed from January to February, falling only slightly from 60 percent to 59.8 percent, according to CoreLogic’s February 2015 cash sales report released Wednesday.The REO cash sales share percentage of 59.8 for February still has not completely recovered from what was termed a seasonal decline from November to December, when fell from 61.1 percent to 58.4 percent, though it did move back up to 60 percent for January.As has historically been the case, REO sales had the largest cash sales share in February, followed by resales (37.6 percent), short sales (34.3 percent), and new home sales (15.8 percent).Though the cash sales share for REO remained near 60 percent, the percentage of total home sales that were REO sales fell slightly from January to February from 9.9 percent down to 9.7 percent. In January 2011 at the height of the foreclosure wave, when cash sales reached their peak, REO sales made up 23.9 percent of all home sales. Resales, which comprise about 80 percent of cash sales, have the most weight on the overall share of cash sales.In all, cash sales accounted for 37.9 percent of all home sales in February 2015, down from 40.6 percent the previous February; the peak occurred in January 2011 when cash transactions comprised about 46.5 percent of all home sales. February 2015 was the 26th consecutive month (since January 2013) for year-over-year declines in cash sales as a percentage of total home sales. If the decline continues at its current rate, the share of cash sales as a percentage of all home sales should fall below 25 percent by mid-2018, according to CoreLogic. Related Articles About Author: Brian Honea Brian Honea’s writing and editing career spans nearly two decades across many forms of media. He served as sports editor for two suburban newspaper chains in the DFW area and has freelanced for such publications as the Yahoo! Contributor Network, Dallas Home Improvement magazine, and the Dallas Morning News. He has written four non-fiction sports books, the latest of which, The Life of Coach Chuck Curtis, was published by the TCU Press in December 2014. A lifelong Texan, Brian received his master’s degree from Amberton University in Garland. Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Cash Sales CoreLogic REO 2015-05-13 Brian Honea Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days agocenter_img Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago REO Cash Sales Share Hovers Near 60 Percent Previous: Investors Continue to Favor Flipping Over Renting by Narrowing Margin Next: Millennials’ Credit Access Not Hindered by Student Loan Debt, Study Shows Sign up for DS News Daily The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago Tagged with: Cash Sales CoreLogic REO Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago May 13, 2015 882 Views Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Share Save Subscribelast_img read more

Portstewart search called off after woman found safe and well

first_img Nine Til Noon Show – Listen back to Wednesday’s Programme Pinterest By admin – August 16, 2015 WhatsApp GAA decision not sitting well with Donegal – Mick McGrath Portstewart search called off after woman found safe and well Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson Pinterest A search has ended in County Derry after the occupant of a crashed car was found safe and well.The empty Toyota was discovered near Portstewart at Strand Road just before two o’clock this morning.Several search teams including the Portrush RNLI and the Irish Coastguard Helicopter from Sligo have been dispatched to search the shoreline.The woman who owns the car has now been located, and the search has been called off. Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH Twitter Google+center_img WhatsApp Google+ Previous articleN15 reopens at Drumkeen following two car crashNext articleMc Conalogue calls for more action on student accommodation crisis admin Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton Twitter Facebook Homepage BannerNews RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebooklast_img read more

Mitchell scores 32 points to lead Jazz over Magic 109-96

first_img FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailDonovan Mitchell scored 32 points and Georges Niang added 15 off the bench to help the Utah Jazz beat the Orlando Magic 109-96.Bojan Bogdanovic had 14 points, Emmanuel Mudiay scored 12 and Joe Ingles finished with 11 for the Jazz, who won their fifth straight game.Terrence Ross led Orlando with 24 points and Nikola Vucevic had 22 points and 11 rebounds, but the Magic couldn’t keep up with Utah’s 3-point shooting in the fourth quarter. Utah led 76-75 going into the final period and then hit eight of 13 shots from behind the arc, including its first five field goals of the quarter to break open a close game. Associated Press January 4, 2020 /Sports News – Local Mitchell scores 32 points to lead Jazz over Magic 109-96 Written by Tags: Donovan Mitchell/NBA/Utah Jazzlast_img read more

Somerville-Jesus ‘Last Ball’ goers are “ripped off”

first_imgThe price of the ball has also been criticised as being “unprecedented.” Tickets were priced at £110 for students and £150 for alumni, which was an increase from the £85 paid at the  previous Somerville-Jesus ball in 2010. Clara Collyns, Head of Gastronomy at the ball, declined to comment. The ball was billed as ‘The Last Ball; one last night of decadence, debauchery, and indulgence.’ Many on the ball’s Facebook event page posted comments such as “a night of debauchery and hunger” and “if a pork roll followed by a violent scrum constitutes a gastronomic experience, Nando’s should be expecting several rosettes soon”. However, those who complained also wanted to recognise the hard work the ball committee has put in over the past few months. Hur added “We all still express our immense gratitude to the members who had to run around on duty all night instead of being able to enjoy the results of their work.” Yoon Hur, a Jesus student spoke to Cherwell complaining about “an outrageously long and dangerous queue for food.”  One student, remaining anonymous, compared the ball  unfavourably with Exeter’s ball, which had magicians, caricaturists, photo booths, dodgems, a casino and nearly five different food stalls for £59. “[W]e have been given very little information or justification as to why we were paying near-Commemoration Ball prices for one resulting in far less amenities for a ball of half the price,” he said. Recently, the Ball’s Facebook page was shut down. Hur stated “the Facebook page [was] our only forum to express our views…we all saw the hard work that was put in, but the way the committee has tried to just sweep the issue under the rug in the face of so much discontent is extremely discouraging.” The ball has already attracted attention in the national media following animal rights protests which condemned plans to have a live shark at the ball. The shark was subsequently dropped from the programme.   Students and alumni have expressed their disappointment and anger about the joint Somerville-Jesus ball, with one alumni ticket holder saying he felt “monumentally ripped off”. Amidst long queues, frustrated ball-goers in the crowd pushed forward, forcing those at the front into the roast. At least one attendee suffered minor burns, with others’ clothes being damaged and singed in the fray. center_img The food in particular caused problems. One stall, serving a hog roast, was arranged for 900 guests and the vegetarian halloumi option ran out early. One Jesus student told Cherwell that this meant that “many were stuck with only lettuce wraps for the whole night”.  The Ball President, Samuel Levin, declined to give a comment to Cherwell.  Speaking on behalf of several friends, Hur said that “we were able to have a great night in the end, [but]our memories of the many otherwise highly commendable things about the ball ended up being hugely undermined by the mistakes, and now the irresponsible way they have chosen to respond to our complaints.”  One Jesus finalist argued it was a Ball President’s responsibility to “come clean and account for the cock-up if he was also going to be able to rely on its credits on his CV.” Other entertainment included shisha and a maze. However, the indoor maze was described as “disappointingly short” by one ball-goer “only lasting three minutes”. She also told Cherwell, “The ticket collection and queuing system were extremely efficient, the drinks supplies were varied and plentiful, and certain individual committee members were extremely helpful with queries.” Hur described “a series of well-intentioned attempts to offer us something unique and exciting [which] ended  up being a massive miscalculated disaster.” Aside from issues with catering, the entertainment provisions also disappointed some. Although they appeared on the advertisements, Clean Bandit and Cancun Kid did not perform at the ball. Cancun Kid cancelled shortly before the ball began, though Clean Bandit cancelled six weeks in advance. Attendees were notified of this via the ball’s Facebook page. One student called it “a severe skew on the advertising, which veered dangerously on the side of being absolutely false”.last_img read more

Hoboken seeks input on west side park upgrades

first_imgHOBOKEN – The City of Hoboken plans to redesign, renovate, and upgrade Madison Street Park, Third and Madison streets. The purpose of the project is to upgrade old equipment and make better use of limited park space.Members of the community are invited to provide input on the project by completing an online survey available at www.hobokennj.gov/madisonparksurvey.A public meeting to gather additional public input will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 30, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Multi Service Center, located at 124 Grand St.A public notice will follow for a public hearing scheduled for Feb. 15. from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Multi Service Center.last_img read more

Air Force flyover salute comes to Northern Indiana Tuesday

first_img Twitter Air Force flyover salute comes to Northern Indiana Tuesday Pinterest WhatsApp WhatsApp Google+ Google+ By Tommie Lee – May 4, 2020 0 521 122nd Fighter Wing, USAF The Air Force Salutes flyovers are coming to Northern Indiana Tuesday.Jets from the 122nd Fighter Wing, based in Ft. Wayne, will fly over downtown areas of several cities to say thanks to those working the front lines of the pandemic.In our area they will fly over Michigan City at 5:56 p.m.; South Bend at 6:02 p.m.; Plymouth at 6:07 p.m.; and Warsaw at 6:12 p.m. Facebook Pinterest Facebook Previous articleSouth Bend’s mayor extends non-essential travel advisoryNext articleSt. Joseph County Police won’t enforce county’s face mask, hand sanitizer orders Tommie Lee IndianaLocalNewsSouth Bend Market Twitterlast_img read more

Come Get Funky For Clean Water

first_imgOn Friday, May 11, come get funky with George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic in Asheville, North Carolina. The concert will be held at Salvage Station from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. This is a charity event and proceeds from the show will fund drinking water wells in rural West Africa. Learn more and get tickets here.Now, I don’t have to tell you who George Clinton is, do I? The man is a living legend. He and the Parliament Funkadelic were inducted BY PRINCE into the Rock ‘n Roll Hall Of Fame in 1997.Photo Courtesy Waterkeeper.orgGetting Funky For Clean WaterMountainTrue’s French Broad Riverkeeper works with the Yoto River Waterkeeper to help construct drinking water wells in rural Togo, along the Yoto River in West Africa. Most residents in Togo lack access to clean drinking water, so access to additional water sources is desperately needed. Together, both groups have already established three wells that provide clean drinking water to hundreds of Togolese natives. Proceeds from the event are helping make this happen.None of this would be possible without the collaboration between the two waterkeeper groups. Hartwell Carson of Asheville and Kossi Koudanenou of Togo met almost three years ago at the Waterkeeper Conference in Boulder, Colorado. Since then, they have worked together to improve the lives of those who live in the region. Learn more about how they met here (p. 16).Salvage Station in Asheville, NCAbout The VenueThe Salvage Station is the perfect venue for an event of this caliber. Located right on the French Broad River, there will be plenty of room to dance and drink for a good cause!VIP Tickets include a pre-party at the Salvage Station from 5-7pm with an appearance by George Clinton, full catered meal, drinks, and roped off viewing area with private bar. Leeda Lyric Jones will be playing the VIP Party.Get your tickets here.We’re a proud sponsor of the event along with the Waggoner Team with Movement Mortgage, Matt and Molly team of Keller Williams, and 98.1 The River.last_img read more

Stetson builds barrier-free courtroom

first_img Stetson builds barrier-free courtroom Stetson University College of Law is completing construction on a barrier-free, high-tech courtroom at its Gulfport campus.The courtroom — set to be dedicated September 16 — is designed as a national model to increase courtroom access to the elderly and disabled. It uses cutting-edge technology including flat-panel monitors to display evidence, hearing amplification devices to make speech more audible, and a multi-lingual software speech synthesizer that will read aloud words displayed on a computer screen, translate them into multiple languages, and even output words to refreshable Braille displays if needed.“This courtroom combines the technology of the 21st century with the recognition that it is still people who make our system function.” said Roberta Flowers, director of the Center for Excellence in Advocacy.“With some thought and a few modifications, access can be provided to everyone,” said Rebecca Morgan, director of the Center for Excellence in Elder Law. August 15, 2005 Regular News Stetson builds barrier-free courtroomlast_img read more