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Episcopales de EE.UU rechazan sentencia 168 y enviarán delegación al…

first_img Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Hires Reverend Kevin W. VanHook, II as Executive Director Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Rector Smithfield, NC Submit a Press Release Course Director Jerusalem, Israel Rector Knoxville, TN Featured Events AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Rector Hopkinsville, KY In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 Rector Tampa, FL TryTank Experimental Lab and York St. John University of England Launch Survey to Study the Impact of Covid-19 on the Episcopal Church TryTank Experimental Lab Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Youth Minister Lorton, VA An Evening with Aliya Cycon Playing the Oud Lancaster, PA (and streaming online) July 3 @ 7 p.m. ET Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest Rector Pittsburgh, PA Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Rector Washington, DC Rector Shreveport, LA The Church Investment Group Commends the Taskforce on the Theology of Money on its report, The Theology of Money and Investing as Doing Theology Church Investment Group Episcopal Church releases new prayer book translations into Spanish and French, solicits feedback Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs [accento.com.co] Dispone, que se invite a todos los episcopales a orar por los dominicanos de ascendencia haitiana y por todas las personas apátridas en el mundo, para que puedan encontrar casas donde sean acogidos y se les proporcione un estatus legítimo de residencia, educación y trabajo para ellos y sus hijos.NUEVA YORK, Estados Unidos.-El Consejo Ejecutivo de la Iglesia Episcopal, establecido en 1821 e incorporado en 1846, como representación de los episcopales en los Estados Unidos, declaró mediante resolución su solidaridad con los dominicanos de ascendencia haitiana que han sido afectados por la sentencia 168-13 del Tribunal Constitucional de la República Dominicana.El Consejo Ejecutivo dispuso un llamado a todos los miembros de la Iglesia Episcopal en todo el mundo para orar por esas personas despojadas de la nacionalidad. “Dispone, que se invite a todos los episcopales a orar por los dominicanos de ascendencia haitiana y por todas las personas apátridas en el mundo, para que puedan encontrar casas donde sean acogidos y se les proporcione un estatus legítimo de residencia, educación y trabajo para ellos y sus hijos”, dice la resolución.Leer mas aquí.center_img Rector Albany, NY Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Rector Collierville, TN Associate Rector Columbus, GA Virtual Episcopal Latino Ministry Competency Course Online Course Aug. 9-13 Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET Rector Belleville, IL Episcopales de EE.UU rechazan sentencia 168 y enviarán delegación al país Cathedral Dean Boise, ID Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem Director of Music Morristown, NJ Featured Jobs & Calls Rector Bath, NC Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC Curate Diocese of Nebraska Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Submit an Event Listing Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT Submit a Job Listing New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books Posted Feb 17, 2014 This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 Press Release Service Rector Martinsville, VA Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DClast_img read more

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Scotland go two from two as they beat the Flying Fijians

first_imgMonday Jun 18, 2012 Scotland go two from two as they beat the Flying Fijians Tim Visser scored twice on debut as Scotland beat Fiji 37-25 in Lautoka, Fiji on Saturday. They are now aiming for a tour grand slam as they face Samoa in a week’s time, a match that Visser believes they can win. Scotland are on a high after their famous win over an Australian side, and now this one in sunny Fiji. Their game against Samoa is expected to be their toughest of the tour however.“It had been great for our confidence to be able to beat the Wallabies in bad weather. Then to be able to win in this heat was even better. We are now in a position to make it a clean sweep, which is incredible,” said recently qualified Scotland wing Visser.“Samoa will be a brilliant experience and another massive challenge, especially when you consider it will be even hotter than Fiji. Three wins out of three on the tour would be a marvellous achievement — something really special.“The last time Scotland were in Fiji they took a hammering, so to earn this result against such a passionate bunch of lads was awesome.”The game was finely poised at one stage and Fiji looked as though they could come back and snatch it, but the second Visser try put things out of reach.Unfortunately the broadcast from Fiji wasn’t the best, so the quality of the footage isn’t great. One of the Fijian tries was also missed due to a break in transmission. Highlights are posted below anyway, and if you’d like to watch the full match, you can do so here.ADVERTISEMENT Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error Related Articles 81 WEEKS AGO scottish prop saves fire victim 84 WEEKS AGO New Rugby X tournament insane 112 WEEKS AGO Vunipola stands by his comments supporting… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedUrologists Stunned: Forget the Blue Pill, This “Fixes” Your EDSmart Life ReportsYou Won’t Believe What the World’s Most Beautiful Girl Looks Like TodayNueeyDoctors Stunned: She Removes Her Wrinkles With This Inexpensive TipSmart Life ReportsIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier Living30+ Everyday Items With A Secret Hidden PurposeNueeyThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more

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Social Housing in Bairro Padre Cruz / Alexandre Dias + Bruno S…

first_img Social Housing Photographs:  do mal o menos Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project “COPY” CopyAbout this officeAlexandre DiasOfficeFollowBruno SilvestreOfficeFollowLuís SprangerOfficeFollowProductsSteelConcreteBrick#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureSocial HousingLisbonPortugalPublished on May 23, 2018Cite: “Social Housing in Bairro Padre Cruz / Alexandre Dias + Bruno Silvestre + Luís Spranger” [Habitação Social no Bairro Padre Cruz / Alexandre Dias + Bruno Silvestre + Luís Spranger] 23 May 2018. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. 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Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream Portugal Social Housing in Bairro Padre Cruz / Alexandre Dias + Bruno Silvestre + Luís Spranger “COPY” Save this picture!© do mal o menos+ 54Curated by Pedro Vada Share 2017 CopySocial Housing•Lisbon, Portugal Architects: Alexandre Dias, Bruno Silvestre, Luís Spranger Area Area of this architecture projectcenter_img ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/894890/social-housing-in-bairro-padre-cruz-alexandre-dias-plus-bruno-silvestre-plus-luis-spranger Clipboard Social Housing in Bairro Padre Cruz / Alexandre Dias + Bruno Silvestre + Luís SprangerSave this projectSaveSocial Housing in Bairro Padre Cruz / Alexandre Dias + Bruno Silvestre + Luís Spranger Area:  7500 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Manufacturers: Cerâmica Vale da Gândara, Navarra, Represtor, Robbialac, SanitanaSave this picture!© do mal o menosText description provided by the architects. Bairro Padre Cruz is a large social housing neighborhood on the northern fringes of Lisbon. It was originally built by Lisbon Municipality (Câmara Municipal de Lisboa) in the 1960s to accommodate council employees and their families. Our project is part of a wider regeneration programme for the entire neighborhood that consists of replacing the original single-story housing in an advanced state of decay.Save this picture!Ground Floor PlanSave this picture!First Floor PlanThe project brief for the project consists of 20 homes ranging from one to four bedroom units with individually allocated allotments. The plot is a south-facing slope on the north-west edge of the existing urban grid of single-story housing. Across the bottom of the slope, the plot is bordered by Rua do Rio Douro, whereas at the top of the slope the plot is neighboured by a recently built sports field.Save this picture!© do mal o menosThe proposal consists of a series of two, three and four story volumes, placed perpendicularly to the lower street (Rua do Rio Douro), and consequently aligning with the geometry of the more recent housing development to the west of our site.Save this picture!© do mal o menosSave this picture!© do mal o menosThe volumetric fragmentation generates an array of small-scale urban plazas at both lower (street) and upper level (pedestrian path) that will accommodate the allotments and access to all units, promoting sustainable urban living whilst enabling social engagement amongst the residents. These external spaces function as a threshold that mediates between the urban scale of the city and the domestic scale of the residences. Each unit has its own front door from these small urban spaces.Save this picture!South Elevation and SectionAn urban stair through the center of the plot connects the street at the lower level with a pedestrian path at the upper level. This path evokes the stairs of Lisbon historic center, where the experience of the urban space is largely characterized by the dramatic topography of the city.Save this picture!© do mal o menosProject gallerySee allShow lessBBC Investigation Finds Grenfell Tower Insulation “Never Passed Fire Safety Test”Architecture News7 Sites in Havana That Tell the Story of Cuba’s Rich Architectural HistoryArchitecture NewsProject locationAddress:Bairro Padre Cruz, 1600-746 Lisbon, PortugalLocation to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. 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Global Identity Theft Protection Services Market Outlook 2019-2028F – ResearchAndMarkets.com

first_img By Digital AIM Web Support – February 8, 2021 Global Identity Theft Protection Services Market Outlook 2019-2028F – ResearchAndMarkets.com Facebook Pinterest Twitter DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Feb 8, 2021– The “Global Identity Theft Protection Services Market Outlook 2028” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. The global identity theft protection services market is anticipated to achieve a CAGR of 13.06% during the forecast period, i.e. 2020-2028. Identity Theft Protection Services are the services offered to monitor personal information in credit applications, public records, and other places where personal data can be stolen. These monitoring and recovery services regularly access consumer’s credit reports and credit scores and alerts if there is any suspicious activity monitored in the account. Factors such as the increasing occurrences of cybercrime and identity thefts around the globe, backed by the growing utilization of electronic identity and other advanced technologies are anticipated to promote towards the growth of the global identity theft protection services market. Additionally, factors such as the increasing concerns for cybercrimes and identity thefts that has increased significantly in the recent years, along with the fear of misuse of these important data, which is raising the need amongst the end users to increasingly adopt identity theft protection services, are anticipated to drive the growth of the global identity theft protection services market. The global identity theft protection services market consists of various segments that are segmented by theft type, services, end user and by region. The theft type segment is further divided into monitoring services and identity recovery & identity theft insurance services. Among these segments, the monitoring services registered the largest share along with a value of around USD 3000 million in the year 2019. Additionally, the segment is anticipated to cross a value of around USD 8600 million by growing at a CAGR of around 13% during the forecast period. The monitoring services segment is further divided into credit monitoring and identity monitoring. Out of these, the identity monitoring segment registered the largest market share and is further anticipated to grow at a CAGR of around 12% during the forecast period. Based on region, the global identity theft protection services is segmented into five major regions including North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa. The market in Asia Pacific registered a market share of around 17% in the year 2019 and is further expected to grow with a CAGR of around 14% during the forecast period and reach a value of around USD 2500 million by the end of 2028. Some of the affluent industry leaders in the global identity theft protection services market are Equifax, Inc., LexisNexis Risk Solutions, AllClear ID, Experian Information Solutions, Inc., Fair Isaac Corporation, NortonLifeLock Inc., TransUnion LLC, IdentityForce, Inc. and IdentityIQ. Key Topics Covered: 1. Introduction 1.1. Market Definition 1.2. Product Overview 1.3. Market Segmentation 2. Research Methodology 2.1. Research Objective 2.2. Secondary Research 2.3. Primary Research 2.3. Market Size Estimation 3. Executive Summary – Global Identity Theft Protection Services Market 4. Analysis of Market Dynamics 4.1. Drivers 4.2. Restraints/Challenges 4.3. Trends 4.4. Opportunities 5. Impact of COVID-19 Analysis on Global Identity Theft Protection Services Market 6. Assessment of Major Identity Theft Monitoring Tools 6.1. Solarwinds Identity Monitor 6.2. Identity Force 6.3. IdentityIQ 6.4. Intelius Identity Protect 6.5. Lifelock 7. Assessment of Identity & Theft Monitoring Services 7.1. Professional Identity Monitoring 7.2. DIY Identity Monitoring 8. Analysis of Various Features Associated with identity Theft Protection Services 8.1. Tri-Bureau Credit Monitoring 8.2. Dark Web Monitoring 8.3. Insurance Coverage 8.4. Restoration Services 8.5. Bank Account Monitoring 9. Global Identity Theft Protection Services Market Outlook 9.1. Market Size and forecast, 2019-2028F By Value (USD Million) 9.2. Global Identity Theft Protection Services Market Segmentation, 2019-2028F By Theft TypeCriminal Identity Theft, 2019-2028F (USD Million)Financial Identity Theft, 2019-2028F (USD Million)Credit Card Fraud, 2019-2028F (USD Million)Government Identity Theft, 2019-2028F (USD Million)Employment Identity Theft, 2019-2028F (USD Million)Other Types, 2019-2028F (USD Million)By ServicesMonitoring Services, 2019-2028F (USD Million)Credit Monitoring, 2019-2028F (USD Million)Identity Monitoring, 2019-2028F (USD Million)Identity Recovery and Theft Insurance Services, 2019-2028F (USD Million)By End-UserEnterprise, 2019-2028F (USD Million) 10. North America Identity Theft Protection Services Market Outlook 11. Europe Identity Theft Protection Services Market Outlook 12. Asia-Pacific Identity Theft Protection Services Market Outlook 13. Latin America Identity Theft Protection Services Market Outlook 14. Middle East and Africa Identity Theft Protection Services Market Outlook 15. Competitive Landscape 15.1. AllClear ID 15.2. Experian Information Solutions, Inc. 15.3 Equifax Inc. 15.4. Fair Isaac Corporation 15.5. LexisNexis Risk Solutions 15.6. Norton LifeLock Inc. 15.7. TransUnion 15.8. IdentityForce, Inc. 15.9. IdentityIQ For more information about this report visit https://www.researchandmarkets.com/r/yea1c6 View source version on businesswire.com:https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210208005689/en/ CONTACT: ResearchAndMarkets.com Laura Wood, Senior Press Manager [email protected] For E.S.T Office Hours Call 1-917-300-0470 For U.S./CAN Toll Free Call 1-800-526-8630 For GMT Office Hours Call +353-1-416-8900 KEYWORD: INDUSTRY KEYWORD: TECHNOLOGY SECURITY SOURCE: Research and Markets Copyright Business Wire 2021. 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Schools in North to close

first_img Previous articleBanks agree 3 month suspension of mortgage and business loan repaymentsNext articlePost mortem conducted on body of woman discovered at house in Letterkenny News Highland Google+ Donegal County Councillor Micheal Cholm MacGiolla Easbuig was in touch with the office of the North’s Education Minister earlier today and has welcomed the Governments u-turn on school closures:Audio Playerhttps://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/michschools.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Google+ WhatsApp Journey home will be easier – Paul Hegarty Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Twitter Schools across Northern Ireland and the rest of the UK will close on Friday due to coronavirus.The North’s first minister Arlene Foster says the closure could last into the summer holidays:Audio Playerhttps://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/foster7pm.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. WhatsApp Homepage BannerNews Pinterest By News Highland – March 18, 2020 Facebook Schools in North to close RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR DL Debate – 24/05/21 Facebook Harps come back to win in Waterford Twitter News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Pinterestlast_img read more

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Visitors study distance learning program

first_img “These are areas that can’t afford to hire their own teachers,” Davis said. “Now, with these connections, the schools in the poverty stricken areas can offer courses they couldn’t otherwise.”Kelly was awarded a Premier’s scholarship to research and visit different educational programs that offer distance learning.She will be in the United States and Canada for about five weeks researching virtual schooling, online learning and blended learning environments.“I was interested in visiting the Pike County Schools because they seemed to be similar to the schools in New South Wales,” she said. Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… Latest Stories You Might Like Fall Extravaganza held tonight The Colley Senior Complex doesn’t typically have a fall fundraiser, but this year, its doing one better — a Fall… read more By The Penny Hoarder Published 12:00 am Saturday, November 21, 2009 By Jaine Treadwell “The school here at Goshen would not be considered a rural school in New South Wales. This would be one of the larger schools. The schools here seem to be more progressive in terms of the professional development that is offered to the teachers. The quality of content that is delivered to the students is of a higher standard than what we are currently offering.”Martha Donaldson, program administrator of ACCESS Distance Learning for the Alabama Department of Education, Technology Initiative sections, said the ACCESS program strives to ensure that the individual needs of all students are met through the blended learning environment that incorporates the face-to-faced and distant components.Kelly said she is interested in doing something similar in Australia.“I will take many of the innovative ideas back to Australia and they will be valuable as we continue to implement distance learning programs in our schools,” she said. Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration The availability and effectiveness of the Alabama Department of Education’s Alabama Connecting Classrooms, Educators & Students Statewide (ACCESS) distance learning program is receiving attention from international school programs.Stacey Kelly, the collaborative learning technologies officer for rural and distance education in New South Wales, Australia, and Mark Nixon with the Calabar Foundation in South Africa visited with the ACCESS staff at the Troy Support Center and toured Goshen High School and observed Katie Scott’s Spanish classes Nov. 18-20. Kelly and Nixon also visited Northview High School in Dothan.Reba Davis, Troy Support Center ACCESS director, said she is excited that other countries are looking at Alabama as a model for their future educational programs.center_img “We are also honored because we were told that Alabama was chosen because we are further advanced with what we are doing to implement online learning, virtual schools and blended learning environments,” Davis said. “And, we also include professional development for teachers and that is something other states aren’t doing yet.”Davis said both Kelly and Nixon were impressed with the ACCESS Program and the way it is being conducted. “Mark Nixon said the amount of knowledge that he gained while here is invaluable,” Davis said. “He said there is no way that he could pay for what he learned on this trip.”Through video conferencing, the private and national schools in South Africa are partnering to provide Internet service to rural and poverty stricken areas. Print Article Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Sponsored Content Email the author Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Acid Reflux (Watch Now)Healthy LifestyleIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthRemember Them? I’m Sure Their New Net Worth Will Leave You SpeechlessbradofoThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel Book Nook to reopen Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Visitors study distance learning programlast_img read more

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Kevin Durant announces he’ll wear No. 7 with the Nets

first_img Written by Beau Lund FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailAnthony Causi / ESPN Images(NEW YORK) — When Kevin Durant takes the court as part of the Brooklyn Nets, he won’t be donning the No. 35 on his jersey — the number he’s worn his entire NBA career. Instead, he will have the No. 7 stitched on his jersey, the small forward announced Sunday night.Durant, 30, made the announcement in an Instagram post which featured a photo of a No. 7 Nets jersey in a locker room. He tagged Thirty Five Ventures in the post, which is Durant’s business venture with his manager.On Thirty Five Ventures’ Instagram page, Durant wrote on the number change:“35 took my family and me from Seat Pleasant, MD and showed us the world. 35 allowed me to meet people that I never would’ve had the chance to meet, experience things I would never have had the chance to experience, and achieve things that I never would have been able to achieve. 35 allowed me to go to the University of Texas to play basketball, 35 allowed me to achieve my dream of playing in the NBA in Seattle. 35 allowed me to play basketball in Oklahoma City and form bonds and friendships that will last a lifetime. Lastly, 35 allowed me to go to the Bay Area and win two championships and form brotherhoods that no time or distance will ever break. 35 was chosen in honor of someone very near and dear to me. I will always honor him and honor the number 35. But as I start this new chapter in my basketball life, the number I’ll be wearing on my back is the number 7 next time you see me on the floor. One time Brooklyn.”The Nets on Sunday officially announced the acquisition of Durant in a trade with the Golden State Warriors. Along with Durant, Brooklyn acquired a protected 2020 first round draft pick from the Warriors. Golden State, in return, received guards D’Angelo Russell and Shabazz Napier and forward Treveon Graham.While the Nets did not disclose further details on Durant’s deal, ESPN reports the contract is for four years and worth up to $164 million.The Warriors, with whom Durant played for the past three seasons and won two championships, have announced that they plan to retire Durant’s No. 35.Copyright © 2019, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.center_img July 8, 2019 /Sports News – National Kevin Durant announces he’ll wear No. 7 with the Netslast_img read more

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WHY EVEN HAVE A BORDER?

first_imgMaking Sense by Michael ReaganWhy does California even bother to have a border?Why does the United States of America?In 2013 the governor of our one-party state, Jerry Brown, and the Democrats in Sacramento effectively turned California into a sanctuary state.They told Washington that if any of the illegal immigrants arrested here had not committed a serious crime they would not be turned over to federal immigration officials for deportation.Now the council of Santa Ana has voted to join more than 30 other California towns that have declared themselves sanctuary cities.Already L.A, San Francisco, San Diego and Oakland won’t cooperate with federal officials or spend any of their resources to look for people who are in the USA illegally.We’ll see how tough the politicians running these cities and places like Chicago are when the Trump administration starts cutting off their federal funding.Meanwhile, the state I love continues to be abused by the Progressive Gestapo (PG) in Sacramento that doesn’t care who gets hurts by their open-door immigration policies or their terrible regulations and nonstop tax hikes.The working-class Latinos who live here – the legal ones, the American citizens – and the working poor are the ones who’ll lose their jobs to the cheaper labor of illegal aliens.The state’s “Haves” – the Hollywood elites, Silicon Valley computer engineers and lifetime political hacks — are not going to lose their jobs to an illegal immigrant from Mexico.It’s going to be the “Have Nots” – the gardeners, day laborers and entry-level restaurant workers.They’ll be the ones who’ll be hurt by the incoming waves of illegal immigrants that California’s Progressive Gestapo greets with open arms and treats better than the state’s shrinking number of taxpayers.Illegal immigrants in California already get free health services and schools for their kids. They already can get a driver’s license. Now they’re talking about letting them vote.In California, there’s a whole industry built around supplying fake Social Security cards. You can buy one and get it in an hour. Then you have the paperwork you need to take someone’s job away from them.So watch out, America.California is where most of our worst ideas about government are incubated and put into practice.Unless Donald Trump’s get-tough policy on illegal immigration turns things around, the Progressive Gestapo might be coming to your state and town next – if it’s not already there.California is a 40-year-old train wreck and it’s only getting worse. Major corporations are moving their headquarters to other states. People who own homes and pay taxes are leaving, too.A friend of mine who had immigrated to America from communist Czechoslovakia recently gave up on California.The Golden State was looking more and more to him like the country he escaped from in 1986, so he sold his house and moved to Puerto Rico.Immigrants from around the planet used to come to America to work hard, get rich and become Americans. Now they come here – often illegally — and want Americans to assimilate to their cultures and give them free stuff.It’s getting so crazy in California, legal immigrants from Mexico are thinking of moving back. FacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmailSharelast_img read more

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New National Database Tells You the Quality of Your Drinking Water in Ocean City

first_imgWater conservation is a top priority for Ocean City High School Water Champions.(Photo courtesy Flickr) By Donald WittkowskiIt appears to be clean, but is the water coming out of your tap really as safe as it looks and tastes?Consumers now have a new tool to check the quality of their drinking water simply by going online and doing a little research.The research group Environmental Working Group compiled information from nearly 50,000 public water systems in all 50 states and the District of Columbia in its database at www.ewg.org.Consumers enter their zip code or the name of their local water utility in the database to find out whether any contaminants have been detected in tests by the water suppliers and reported to federal or state authorities.“It really is to serve as a consumer education tool,” David Andrews, EWG’s senior scientist, said in an interview Monday.Water utilities serving the Jersey Shore towns of Ocean City, Somers Point and Sea Isle City assured the public that their drinking water is of the highest quality.New Jersey American Water Co., which serves Ocean City and Somers Point, called its water “outstanding.”“New Jersey American Water meets or surpasses all EPA standards for safe drinking water for all service areas across the state,” company spokeswoman Denise Venuti Free said.Venuti Free noted New Jersey American Water maintains its own water quality reports that are available to the public at the company’s website at https://amwater.com/njaw/. Reports can be found for each town by typing in the zip code.Sea Isle City, which has its own municipal water department, is “extremely proud of the water quality we offer to our residents and visitors,” city spokeswoman Katherine Custer said.“Sea Isle City’s water department works very hard to maintain very high standards for our water quality,” Custer added. “Our water is clean and tastes delicious.”Although the vast majority of water utilities nationwide are in compliance with federal regulations, their water still may contain contaminants in concentrations exceeding the levels that scientists say pose health risks, EWG said.“The disturbing truth is that, all too often, a glass of tap water also comes with a dose of industrial and agricultural contaminants that have been linked to cancer, brain and nervous system damage, or developmental defects,” EWG said in a press release.Andrews said the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has not added any new chemicals to the list of regulated contaminants in 20 years. He called it a “logjam.”He explained that more than half of the contaminants detected in U.S. tap water had no regulatory limit at all, meaning they could legally be present at any concentration and that utilities don’t have to test for them or tell their customers about them.“There is a significant difference between the health guidelines and the legal limits,” Andrews said.High levels of lead contamination found in the water supply of Flint, Mich., in what is now a criminal case, have brought heightened national attention to the dangers of drinking water tainted with harmful chemicals.EWG researchers spent the last two years collecting data from state agencies and the EPA for drinking water tests conducted from 2010 to 2015 by 48,712 water utilities in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. All told, the utilities tested for approximately 500 different contaminants and found 267, EWG said.Among the chemicals that were detected, 93 are linked to an increased risk of cancer, 78 are connected to damage to the brain and nervous system and 63 are associated with developmental harm to children or fetuses, according to EWG.“These are not numbers that we are pulling out of the air,” Andrews said.last_img read more

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Zoo Welcomes Baby Cotton-Top Tamarin

first_imgZoo baby tamarin and the mother. (Photo courtesy Cape May County Parks and Zoo) Cape May County Zoo officials are happy to announce the birth of a Cotton-Top Tamarin, born on Aug. 3, to parents Cordelia and Tam-Tam.The baby is the first one born at the zoo in over 17 years, according to a county press release.Considered one of the smallest primates, from Columbia, the Cotton-Top Tamarin is easily recognized by the long, white sagittal crest extending from its forehead to its shoulders.Dr. Alex Ernst, associate veterinarian, reported the birth as the first “quarantine” birth at the zoo during the coronavirus pandemic. Gestation is usually five months and one to two babies are common.“Our Cotton-Top Tamarins are a Species Survival Plan (SSP) pair and every successful birth helps to stabilize the future for these critically endangered South American primates,” Ernst explained.The goal of the SSP is to cooperatively manage animal populations within AZA-accredited zoos to ensure the sustainability of a healthy and genetically diverse population while enhancing the conservation of this species in the wild.Freeholder E. Marie Hayes, liaison to the county parks and zoo, added, “It is always exciting to announce a new birth at the zoo. However, the birth of an SSP-protected tamarin is significant in the worldwide conservation effort.”She continued, “The fact that our zoo participates in this program is a source of pride for all of us. The zoo is AZA-accredited. That involves a rigorous program to meet the criteria of the American Zoological Association and only about 10 percent of the zoos and aquariums meet the standards to become accredited.”It is through the AZA that Cape May County can participate in the SSP.“We have several species at the zoo that are protected under the SSP,” Hayes said. “We have two remarkable veterinarians and dedicated zookeepers that make our zoo one of the best in the state. Our zoo and park staff do a great job to keep the grounds beautiful for the millions of visitors who have made the parks and zoo one of the top attractions in Cape May County.”Since 1976, Cotton-Top Tamarins have been given the highest level of protection and all international trade was banned.Currently, the species is at risk due to large-scale habitat destruction. The Cotton-Top Tamarin is classified as “critically endangered” and is one of the rarest primates in the world with an estimated 6,000 left in the wild, according to the press release.The Cotton-Top Tamarins are one of three Amazonian species of tamarin and are found in a small area of northwest Colombia. Their average weight is between 14 to 15 ounces and the average height is between 9 and 13 inches.Their average lifespan is 13.5 years in the wild and longer in captivity, with the oldest recorded tamarin living to 24 years in captivity.“The baby is strong and healthy and will be carried closely by both mom and dad for several weeks until it is strong enough to venture out on its own,” Hayes said.The gender has not been identified because the baby is held by the mother. They are out and about in their habitat and can be viewed by the public.Visitors will have to look closely at mom to see the baby because she will be holding on to it very tight, Ernst noted.The zoo is open daily from 10 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Masks or face coverings for visitors over two years old and social distancing are required.The zoo is free but donations are accepted.For more information visit http://www.capemaycountynj.gov/1008/Park-Zoolast_img read more

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