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first_img The interview of Melania Trump sure was interesting. Melania, when asked about her husband’s alleged affair or fling, or whatever you want to call it, responded by saying that her husband’s infidelity is not a concern of hers or her focus…..REALLY? Yeah, I bet. We have heard the phrase, “LOCK HER UP”, so many times referring to Hillary, so I say regarding Melania, “HOOK HER UP” to the lie detector!…lol, I don’t believe Melania, at all. What woman doesn’t care if her husband is messing around with other women??? She must be going solo to Africa to get away from him, and she won’t even hold his hand at times when he reaches to hold her hand……I think she looks stupid in that man outfit, the white pants, cream blazer, white shirt, skinny black tie, and what is that hat called? Light cream fedora, maybe? With the black band……looks really stupid! Election 2018Episode 50From Let’s Talk about it with Rod Love and Greg JacksonThis Monday will be a special TWO-HOUR edition of LET’S TALK ABOUT IT with Rod Love and Greg Jackson. We heard the listeners’ voice and so with Florida elections just a few weeks away, Dr. Aubrey Jewett, a nationally recognized political science expert, will be in the studio to discuss each of the 12 proposed Florida Constitutional revisions. In addition, other subject matter experts will join the discussion to outline the impact of the Amendments. And of course, Let’s Talk Nation is welcome to call-in and ask questions.These and other election-related topics will be discussed by the “Dynamic Duo” on Central Florida’s top-rated Monday Night radio talk show — LET’S TALK ABOUT IT!Join Rod Love, Greg Jackson and the entire Let’s Talk Nation on LET’S TALK ABOUT IT, every Monday from 7:00pm to 8:00pm on 1680am WOKB, online at www.wokbradio.com, on Facebook @letstalkaboutitlive or call-in to 407-894-1680. LET’S TALK ABOUT IT is the can’t miss radio show that will blow your mind!Podcasts of past shows can also be heard at www.LetsTalkNation.net *****Let’s Talk About It, with Rod Love and co-host Greg Jackson, is an edgy new radio program that has a distinct “Apopka” tone.Rod LoveHosts Rod Love and Greg Jackson are well-known figures in Apopka. Love is a local businessman, was the co-chair of the Apopka Task Force against Violence, and was recently named the Orange County District 2 Commissioner. Jackson is a local attorney that ran for the Florida Legislature in 2016 for District 45, which includes a part of Apopka.The show airs on WOKB 1680AM on Mondays from 7-8 PM. You may also stream it online here.Let’s Talk About It describes itself as a show in search of results-oriented solutions. It tackles important subjects such as crime in urban communities, jobs, business growth, relationship with the police, transitioning from a mom and pop proprietorship to mom and pop incorporation and a whole lot of other action initiatives that affect the quality of life of individuals and families are the major focus. Its goal is to develop an understanding of the everyday needs and issues of people and assist in empowering them with the necessary information or motivation towards addressing such needs, all with the support of professionals or experts who will be the show’s guests.Greg Jackson  Let’s Talk About It has an interactive style of information sharing that is both entertaining and educational.  It acts as a vehicle for civic and faith-based organizations, small businesses and everyday citizens to be able to work together to foster a progressive development of communities’ interactivity with one another.To join the conversation tonight, call Let’s Talk About It at 407-894-1680. Reply October 14, 2018 at 12:27 am The Anatomy of Fear This is why I won’t be voting for the likes of Trump (during the Presidential election), Rick Scott, and DeSantis, plus the likes of the other GOPs who share their same mindset….Why would anybody vote for someone as their elected representative, who votes on their healthcare issues, and votes to diminish their healthcare plans? Example: I was looking up what is on the lists and is considered “pre-existing conditions”….as I have diabetes, and also high blood pressure, among some other conditions. I couldn’t believe the list! Under Trump’s healthcare plan, rape, yes rape! is considered a “pre-existing” condition! Also pregnancy! And being a domestic abuse victim! People, this is not right! I hope women, especially, will take heed, and not vote for these scoundrels! Also, who knew, acne is on the list too, as well as many things, I wouldn’t consider would be worthy of denying someone health coverage. We need different leaders who aren’t number one, anti-women! And number two, leaders more compassionate for the people, and number three, leaders who represent the people, not the corporations, like the huge insurance companies! I am sick, yes sick, of these GOPS! I wonder if being sick of the GOPS, is a “pre-existing” condition?????? October 14, 2018 at 12:40 am October 14, 2018 at 12:56 am The Keanu West interview with Trump was interesting also. Trump finally kept his mouth shut and was decent acting. Why can’t he act that way all the time? People would respect him better if he didn’t act like a total idiot with his mouth, like he does most of the time. I think Keanu West was there to enjoy the limelight, hoping to get a position in the White House Trump administration possibly, or to help in getting someone a parole. However, I believe that he was very sincere when he stated to Trump that he didn’t have a father figure growing up, and now that he is married into the Kim K family, he isn’t around hardly any male figures. I believe him totally on that. It really is sad to hear him say that. Also, his mother died, not too long ago, from cosmetic surgery, is what I read, so he is doubly hurting. Yes, again, I believe him on the lack of having a father’s presence, or a male role model in his life. He could have done without the bad language at the WH, and calling the president, “bro” though….. Mama Mia Reply Mama Mia Free webinar for job seekers on best interview answers, hosted by Goodwill June 11 You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here Reply 5 COMMENTS I will be thankful when the elections are over. Too many political tv commercials and flyers in the mail. LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply TAGSGreg JacksonLet’s Talk About ItRod Love Previous articleBiography of an Apopka icon: The life and times of Billie Dean coming in 2020Next articleOrange County Clerk’s Office makes it easier to get a passport Denise Connell RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR October 14, 2018 at 3:09 am All I can say is if Andrew Gillum is “running from the FBI” as his opponents claim on their political tv ads against him (De Santis campaign bunch)….then Andrew Gillum sure is easy to locate, and find. The FBI must not be looking for him too hard…lol! Please enter your comment! Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Reply Mama Mia Support conservation and fish with NEW Florida specialty license plate Mama Mia Mama Mia October 14, 2018 at 12:59 am Please enter your name here Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.last_img read more

first_img You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here … And how advertising shaped the holiday as we know itBy Dr. Samantha N. N. Cross, and first published in theconversation.comI have always been intrigued by Thanksgiving – the traditions, the meal, the idea of a holiday that is simply about being thankful.For my family, Thanksgiving is all about the food. Some foods, like turkey and mashed potatoes, may be familiar. But there are a few twists. Since I grew up in the Caribbean, I’m allowed a Caribbean dish or two. The reliability of the menu – with a little flexibility sprinkled in – seems to unite us as a family while acknowledging our different cultural backgrounds.Chances are you and your family have similar traditions. Filipino-American families might include pancit. Russian-American families might serve a side dish of borscht. That’s what makes Thanksgiving unique. It’s a holiday embraced by people regardless of their religion or ethnicity.Yet despite this adaptability, there’s a core part of the meal that almost everyone embraces. How did this come to be? Although few appreciate it, advertisers have shaped the meal as much as family tradition.A uniquely broad appealWhen Sarah Josepha Hale, the editor of Godey’s Lady’s Book, first advocated for Thanksgiving as a national holiday in 1846, she argued that it would unify the country. In our research, my colleagues and I have been able to show that Hale’s vision for the holiday has been largely fulfilled: Inclusivity of people and traditions has been Thanksgiving’s hallmark quality.A reason for its broad appeal is that it lacks any association with an institutionalized religion. As one interviewee told us, “There is no other purpose than to sit down with your family and be thankful.” And after interviewing a range of people – from those born in the U.S. to immigrants from countries like South Africa, Australia and China – it became obvious that the principles and rituals they embraced during the holiday were universal no matter the culture: family, food and gratitude.But as a relatively new holiday – one not tied to a religious or patriotic tradition – a shared understanding of the celebration and the meal is crucial to ensure its long-term survival.While there might be subtle variations, the Thanksgiving meal is the lodestone of the holiday, the magnet that brings people together. Today, familiar items constitute the meal: turkey, cranberry sauce, stuffing, gravy, alcohol, salad, apple pie and pumpkin pie. Many of our interviewees tended to serve some version of this list.But why these items and not others? What makes turkey, cranberry sauce and pumpkin pie so special? My colleagues and I studied 99 years of Thanksgiving ads in Good Housekeeping magazine to find out.Marketing a ritualStarting with Thanksgiving’s early champion, Sarah Josepha Hale, the history of Thanksgiving is rooted in marketing. Marketers not only helped create many of the rituals and cultural myths associated with the Thanksgiving meal, but they also legitimized and maintained them.Aladdin Cooking Utensils advertises its double roaster in a 1920 issue of Good Housekeeping. Good HousekeepingInitially, the Thanksgiving turkey competed with other meats, like duck, chicken, and goose, for the centerpiece at the Thanksgiving table.But by the 1920s, turkey had become the only meat advertised. Early ads would focus on how to prepare and present the perfect bird, promoting branded tools like roasters, ranges, pop-up thermometers and oven-cooking bags.Iconic Swift’s Premium turkey ads focused on the sacredness of the meal by featuring families at prayer, giving thanks before the meal begins. The importance of the turkey to the Thanksgiving celebration dominates, helping to perpetuate the Thanksgiving turkey tradition.Meanwhile, early ads for the Eatmor Cranberry Company positioned their whole cranberries as a perfect complement to any and all Thanksgiving meat dishes. This brand dominated until the 1930s when another brand, Ocean Spray, entered with its canned gelatin cranberry sauce.Eatmor Cranberries – which used to be the king of Thanksgiving cranberry sauce – advertises in a November 1926 issue of Good Housekeeping. Good HousekeepingAds for both brands implied that cranberry sauce has been around since the first Thanksgiving dinner, which was highly unlikely. However, the brand positioning war successfully promoted cranberry sauce as the natural condiment for the Thanksgiving turkey. Ocean Spray would triumph and, to this day, promotes whole cranberries and canned gelatin.Considered by many to be the quintessential Thanksgiving dessert, pumpkin pie also wasn’t present at the first Thanksgiving meal. (The Pilgrims lacked the butter, wheat flour and sugar to make the pastry.) Nonetheless, beginning as early as 1925, a range of brands – for example, Borden’s, Snowdrift, Mrs. Smith’s and Libby’s – have competed fiercely to connect pumpkin pie to the season, the holiday and the meal. It’s a rivalry that continues to this day.The role of the consumerNot every product category or brand succeeded in becoming a core part of the Thanksgiving meal.A Swift’s Premium Turkey ad from 1964. WishbookA Welch’s ad from the 1960s implies that the first Thanksgiving meal included juice made from grapes. In 1928, Diamond marketed their walnuts as an accessory to dress up Thanksgiving dishes. Despite vociferous ad campaigns, few associate Welch’s grape juice or Diamond walnuts with Thanksgiving today.But those early 20th-century ads for turkey clearly resonated: Today, nearly 88 percent of U.S. households have turkey on Thanksgiving, and approximately 20 percent of the turkeys consumed in any given year are consumed at Thanksgiving. This is a testament to the enduring influence of marketing on the holiday. For brands like Butterball (formerly Swift’s Premium), Thanksgiving is big business.Whether you’re a turkey fan or not, prefer apple pie to pumpkin pie, enjoy canned gelatin over whole cranberry sauce, by celebrating Thanksgiving, you play a role as well. Marketers may have shaped many of the rituals of the holiday. But all Americans – from all backgrounds – certainly do their part to maintain them.After all, brands need customers to survive.Dr. Samantha N. N. Cross is an Associate Professor of Marketing in the Debbie and Jerry Ivy College of Business at Iowa State University. Her research examines how diverse entities, identities, perspectives, and beliefs co-exist in consumers, households and society. She incorporates innovative multi-method approaches in her research, which has been presented in several national and international forums. Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter The Anatomy of Fear As for giblet gravy, now really I could do without the giblets in my gravy. My mama, and also my grandma, would always add giblets to the Thanksgiving gravy, but I would pick out those nasty little giblet parts. Gizzards, livers, and hearts pieces…..oh no, thank you. Mama would always fix the dishes I liked, for Thanksgiving for me, her amazing fattening macaroni and cheese, and my other favorite, her fruit cocktail salad with marshmallows, sour cream, and coconut flakes. She also would make sure she had my husband’s favorite dishes on the Thanksgiving table too, and his was turkey dumplings, and sweet potato yam casserole with marshmallows on top, along with the other standard Thanksgiving dishes, of course. Oh, I really miss my mama and grandma, and their wonderful cooking. TAGSThanksgivingThanksgiving Dinnerthe conversation.comTurkey Previous articlePresidential Proclamation – Roosevelt calls for a day of ThanksgivingNext articleWhy the Pilgrims were actually able to survive Denise Connell RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR November 22, 2018 at 8:25 am Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Please enter your name here Mama Miacenter_img Reply Support conservation and fish with NEW Florida specialty license plate I forgot the maraschino cherries in mama’s fruit cocktail salad. That was the best ingredient. It has been sooooo long since I had mama’s fruit cocktail salad that I loved soooo much. Also, it was mini marshmallows, not big ones. November 25, 2018 at 9:08 pm LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Please enter your comment! Mama Mia 2 COMMENTS Free webinar for job seekers on best interview answers, hosted by Goodwill June 11 last_img read more

first_img  210 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis5 Student software developers mentored by volunteers from Google have helped create an inclusive digital annual report for mental health charity Restoration Trust.The Restoration Trust collaborated with digital storytelling agency Muddle Up and social enterprise futureCodersSE to create A Year of People Doing and Making. The report uses audio and an immersive digital experience to speak to a wide-ranging audience, with the aim of also making it a long-term asset for the Restoration Trust. The charity supports people in engaging with heritage and culture to help their mental health, with projects including ones at Stonehenge (main image), Norfolk Record Office and Norwich Arts Centre co-produced with participants. Audio interviews with these participants play throughout the report to give them a voice.GoogleServe volunteers and Space Between mentored the student software developers at futureCodersSE, who gained work experience through the project. They created a web-based, digital interface that uses browser-based programming as well as photo galleries, audio playlists, video and evolving graphics. Two students, Anthony Funai and Jamie Knott, worked on the software project from start to finish, and took part in Agile project planning, team-based code development and review, and employed various testing methods, including unit and regression testing.Zoe Tipler, Content Director of Muddle Up said:“The Restoration Trust challenged us to be as inclusive as possible with the report design. Audio meant that we could tackle participants’ concerns that people with mental health problems aren’t listened to. Through futureCodersSE we worked directly with students Anthony and Jamie, who contributed their ideas to the design and user interface.”  209 total views,  1 views today Advertisement Inclusive digital annual report created for Restoration Trust Tagged with: annual report Digital donated services Melanie May | 7 September 2017 | News 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. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis5last_img read more

first_img Donald Trump Federal Reserve FOMC Interest rates Janet Yellen Jerome Powell 2017-11-01 Alison Rich Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago in Daily Dose, Featured, Government, News Related Articles Previous: Mortgage Data Protection Efforts Next: A Look Inside Caliber Home Loans’ Portfolio Fed Retains Rate … For Now Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Tagged with: Donald Trump Federal Reserve FOMC Interest rates Janet Yellen Jerome Powell Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Share Save Alison Rich has a long-time tenure in the writing and editing realm, touting an impressive body of work that has been featured in local and national consumer and trade publications spanning industries and audiences. She has worked for DS News and MReport magazines—both in print and online—since they launched. Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days agocenter_img  Print This Post Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Sign up for DS News Daily November 1, 2017 1,356 Views Home / Daily Dose / Fed Retains Rate … For Now About Author: Alison Rich The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago Janet Yellen,Chair of the Board of GovernorsFederal Reserve SystemAndrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty ImagesThe Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) announced on Wednesday that it is keeping interest rates unchanged.“The labor market has continued to strengthen and … economic activity has been rising at a solid rate despite hurricane-related disruptions,” the FOMC said in a statement after its unanimous policy decision. While the hurricanes did cause a dip in payroll employment in September, the unemployment rate did continue to drop, it noted. The positive picture the FOMC is painting is leading industry insiders to speculate that the committee will raise rates in December.Household spending has been heating up at a moderate rate, while growth in business fixed investments has been expanding in recent quarters, the FOMC noted. Gas prices pumped up in the wake of the hurricanes, magnifying overall inflation in September. By contrast, inflation for items other than food and energy stayed soft. On a 12-month basis, both inflation measures have diminished this year and are hovering below 2 percent, the committee reported.Market-based measures of inflation compensation continue to lay low, while survey-based measures of longer-term inflation expectations are little changed, on balance, the FOMC said.Hurricane-related troubles and related rebuilding efforts will continue to affect economic activity, employment, and inflation in the near term, the report said, but the storms are unlikely to materially change the course of the U.S. economy over the medium term. As such, the committee continues to expect that economic activity will widen at a moderate pace, and labor market conditions will strengthen a bit more. Inflation on a 12-month basis is expected to remain somewhat below 2 percent in the near term but to stabilize around the FOMC’s 2 percent objective over the medium term. Near-term risks to the economic outlook appear roughly balanced, but the committee is watching inflation developments closely.In other Fed news, President Donald Trump is slated to announce his nomination for Fed chair tomorrow. Fed Gov. Jerome Powell is considered to be a shoo-in for the job, sources close to the proceedings say. If so, Powell will replace outgoing Fed Chair Janet Yellen when her first term ends in February. Subscribelast_img read more

first_img Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH Google+ Facebook Twitter Twitter RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Pinterest A court has heard that a woman’s claimed the man who allegedly raped her warned that she would be called a liar if she told anyone.She also said the man would never allow her to speak to her siblings and warned them to keep walking when they passed each other in the home or on the street.The 62 year old accused has pleaded not guilty to 46 counts of indecent assault and rape of the woman, who is eight years younger than him.The alleged abuse took place in Donegal between January 1965 and June 1975.The trial continues before Mr Justice Paul Carney and a jury of nine men and three women. Newsx Adverts Google+ Donegal rape trial: Alleged victim was threatened with being called a liar By News Highland – March 22, 2012 center_img Need for issues with Mica redress scheme to be addressed raised in Seanad also WhatsApp Previous articlePublic appeal after elderly woman is seriously assaultedNext articleMan from North West dies in Venezuela ; two Irish in court on drug charges News Highland WhatsApp Pinterest Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week Business Matters Ep 45 – Boyd Robinson, Annette Houston & Michael Margey Facebooklast_img read more

first_imgHomepage BannerNews RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme DL Debate – 24/05/21 Twitter Facebook Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Six of Ireland’s 13 MEPs have now been elected.Day four of counting gets underway in the Midlands North West and Ireland South constituencies later this morning.Starting in the Midlands North West, the Green Party’s Saoirse McHugh was eliminated after the 11th count.Independent Luke Ming Flanagan, Sinn Fein’s Matt Carthy and Fine Gael’s Maria Walsh look set to take the remaining three seats.Peter Casey is still in with a shout, but would need to pick up a decent portion of transfers.In Ireland South, Fine Gael’s Sean Kelly is the only one to be elected after 14 counts.Fianna Fail’s Billy Kelleher is just behind him, with Mick Wallace also in a good position.It’s set to be a battle between Fine Gael’s Deirdre Clune, the Green Party’s Grace O’Sullivan and Sinn Fein’s Liadh Ni Riada for the remaining seats.Meanwhile last night, independents4change Clare Daly leap-frogged Fianna Fáil’s Barry Andrews into third place in Dublin.Andrews will now have to wait to go to Brussels, because Dublin’s fourth seat does not become operational until the UK leaves the EU.The Green Party’s Ciarán Cuffe topped the poll in the capital, followed by former Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald. WhatsApp Facebook Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA Google+center_img Pinterest Pinterest Twitter Previous articleBreaking: Emergency services attending fire in RaphoeNext articleFire service praised for swift response to Raphoe blaze News Highland WhatsApp Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Six of Ireland’s 13 MEPs now elected Google+ News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th By News Highland – May 29, 2019 last_img read more

first_img Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson The Pike County Board of Education voted Monday to purchase the John D. Shipman property on Gilmore Road in Brundidge to make additional space for capital projects at Pike County High School.Dr. Mark Bazzell, superintendent of Pike County Schools, said the parties had agreed upon the price of $47,000 for the property.“That’s $4,000 above the appraised value, but much less than what was originally being asked,” Bazzell said. “We could have done what we wanted to do without the property, but this will be better for us. We don’t need the house that’s on the property and we may be able to sell it.” Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Email the author In personnel action, the board approved the superintendent’s recommendations for six re-hires of those who received non-renewal of contract notices last month, and four teacher transfers.“In the next few weeks, we hoped to re-hire all of those teachers that we intended to re-hire,” Bazzell said. “And, we do have openings at several schools.”The openings include a music position at Pike County Elementary School, teachers for grades three and four at Banks, a music teacher at Goshen Elementary and a social science teacher, a girls’ physical teacher, a physical education/ health teacher and an art teacher at Pike County High School. Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits BOE makes new hires Sponsored Content You Might Like Jane Thrash places in Ms. Senior Alabama Pageant Jane Thrash, Ms. Senior Pike County, was second runner-up in the Ms. Senior Alabama Pageant in Hanceville on Saturday. The… read more Book Nook to reopen By Secrets Revealedcenter_img By Jaine Treadwell “In working to put all of the pieces of the puzzle together, we are looking at all of our sources of funding,” Bazzell said. “But it looks like we are in good shape.”The board continued to put pieces of the puzzle together Monday by approving the employment of several teachers for the 2012-2013 school year including Marshall McGlaun for the position of social studies teacher at Pike County High School, Kim Dillard as English teacher at Goshen High School, Jesse Morrow as math teacher at Goshen High School, Johnny Mitchell as science teacher at Goshen High School and Edward Rigby as social science teacher at Goshen High School, pending the transfer of his teaching certificate from Florida.The board also approved the employment of three full time bus drivers, Johnny Turvin, Alfreda Byrd and Amy Green.The board approved the employment of Deborah Coggins as bookkeeper at Goshen Elementary School. This Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s… Published 11:02 pm Monday, June 11, 2012 The board approved the request for professional leave for Kelly Pritchett to attend the Junior National Charolais Cow Show and workshops in Grand Isle, Neb. June 18-22 and approved traveling to Charleston, S.C. to attend the National Association of Agriculture Educators Region 5 Conference June 24-27. All expenses will be paid through the Career/Tech initiative extended contract grant.In other action, the board approved maternity leave/catastrophic leave for Jennifer Rhodes from Sept. 30 through Nov. 9, 2012.The board also approved the contract with CINTAS Corporation as uniform provider for maintenance, mechanics and bus drivers. Print Article Latest Stories Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf 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 HealthTop 4 Methods to Get Fortnite SkinsTCGThe 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

first_img Tags Nearly all regions followed the national trend when it came to new single-family home sales, except the west, where sales dropped 30 percent month-over-month. In the northeast, sales were up 20 percent; they rose nearly 31 percent in the Midwest and about 40 percent in the south.The increase comes as existing home sales fell for the second consecutive month and existing inventory grew slightly.New housing construction was also strong for the month. Housing starts surged 19 percent in March. Homebuilder sentiment rose this month with builders expecting strong activity from prospective buyers and in single-family sales.Contact Erin Hudson Share via Shortlink Full Name* Over 1 million new units sold last  month. (Getty)The pace of new single-family home sales skyrocketed last month.That figure jumped a stunning 20.7 percent month-over-month in March to 1.02 million units, according to the Census Bureau’s latest report on new residential construction. In comparison, February’s revised rate of sales was 846,000 units.The median sales price was $330,800, while the seasonally-adjusted estimate of new homes for sale at the end of March was 307,000, or a supply of 3.6 months based on the pace of sales.The report tracks single-family home sales by contracts signed or deposits paid for a sample of homes selected from building permits. (Of note: The Census Bureau says that this metric can be volatile, and that it takes about four months to establish a trend.)ADVERTISEMENTRead moreHome sales fall while prices reach all-time highPending home sales plunged nearly 11% in FebruaryHome price growth hits 15-year high Message* Email Address* Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedinShare via Email Share via Shortlink Housing MarketResidential Real Estatelast_img read more

first_img Associated Press Written by Tags: Colorado State Rams/Isaiah Stevens/Mountain West/Utah State Aggies Basketball FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailLOGAN, Utah (AP) — Isaiah Stevens scored 18 points with eight rebounds and eight assists and Colorado State knocked Utah State out of a first-place tie in the Mountain West Conference with an 84-76 win.Kendle Moore added 16 points for the Rams, who lost to the Aggies 83-64 on Tuesday night. David Roddy and Dischon Thomas had 15 points apiece as CSU made 11 of 12 free throws in the final two minutes, scoring the most points against Utah State since the Aggies gave up 85 in losing their season opener.Brock Miller scored 14 points for Utah State January 22, 2021 /Sports News – Local Stevens, Colorado St. knock off Utah St. 84-76last_img read more

first_imgOxford University Rugby FootballClub is planning a fundraisingmatch in aid of Marie Curie CancerCare on Wednesday.The match will be between theBlues and the HSBC Penguins.The activities include an auctionof the official Jack Wills match shirtworn by OURFC players. The Blueswill also be extending support forMarie Curie by dedicating the traditionalCaptain’s Cocktails event tothe cause.Proceeds from this event will bedonated to help the work of palliativecare nurses.Marie Curie nurses provide muchneededend of life care to terminallyill patients in their own homes in Oxfordshireand throughout the UK.Blues Team Captain John Cartertold Cherwell that the players are“thrilled to be supporting MarieCurie Cancer Care and are hopingfor a huge turnout.” He emphasisedthat “the Jack Wills jerseys are greatsporting memorabilia,” whilstpointing out that the HSBC Penguinsare “a prestigious international touringside.”Shiralyn Hunt, community spokespersonfor Marie Curie Oxford, stated,“It’s great to be able to show oursupport for the Oxford team whileraising the profile of our Marie Curienurses, who support the terminallyill in the comfort and securityof their own homes.” She wished theBlues good luck for their upcomingmatch.The match will take place at the IffleyRoad ground.Oxford University Rugby Football Club is planning a fundraising match in aid of Marie Curie Cancer Care on Wednesday.The match will be between the Blues and the HSBC Penguins, whilst activities planned include an auction of the official Jack Wills match shirt worn by OURFC players.The Blues will also be extending support for Marie Curie by dedicating the traditional Captain’s Cocktails event to the cause. Proceeds from this event will be donated to help the work of palliative care nurses.Marie Curie nurses provide much needed end of life care to terminally ill patients in their own homes in Oxfordshire and throughout the UK.Blues Team Captain John Carter told Cherwell that the players are “thrilled to be supporting Marie Curie Cancer Care and are hoping for a huge turnout.” He emphasised that “the Jack Wills jerseys are great sporting memorabilia,” whilst pointing out that the HSBC Penguins are “a prestigious international touring side.”Shiralyn Hunt, community spokesperson for Marie Curie Oxford, stated, “It’s great to be able to show our support for the Oxford team while raising the profile of our Marie Curie nurses, who support the terminally ill in the comfort and security of their own homes.” She wished the Blues good luck for their upcoming match.The match will take place at the IffleyRoad ground.last_img read more