Monthly Archives: November 2022

FG, stakeholders express concern over brain drain and seek ways to curb the trend

By Justina AutaAbuja, – The Federal Government on Wednesday expressed concern over the brain drain and sought ways to discourage the trend of migration of medical personnel from Nigeria to other countries. The Minister of State for Health, Mr Joseph Ekumankama, raised the issue at the 30th Annual Scientific MeetingConference …

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Hurricane Ian volunteer disaster relief by the numbers

Thousands of volunteers have spent the past six weeks on the ground in Florida helping clean up and rebuild after Hurricane Ian. The hurricane made landfall on September 28. Within two days, members of local stakes of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints were on the ground to …

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Nike Running Camps Launches New Athletics Camp at Texas Christian University

Tim Phelan, Vice President of T&F/XC and Sports Performance, US Sports Camps. “As one of the top track and field programs in the nation, we are thrilled to partner with Coach Robinson and his TCU staff. Khadevis’ background as a world-class athlete and coach will provide campers with an unparalleled …

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$50,000 in grants available for Chula Vista mental health and wellness programs

The Chula Vista Community Foundation, an affiliate of the San Diego Foundation, provides grants for programs that address the mental health, wellness, and other needs of local families. Foundation officials remind interested nonprofit organizations that they have until Wednesday to submit project proposals targeting issues facing children and families residing …

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Policy will improve when gerrymandering, donations are banned

Part 1 of 2 For several years, I have been teaching at the Lifelong Learning Academy at Cape Cod Community College. The program offers a wide range of subjects for Cape Codders over 50. Knowing that an election was approaching, I proposed an “election roundtable”… two rooms full of elders …

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Planners – Brainerd Dispatch | News, weather, sports from Brainerd and Baxter

See you at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, November 21 City Hall, 501 Laurel Street, Council Chambers The public is invited to attend these meetings in person. Assist by phone City Council: 1-844-992-4726; Meeting access code: 2485 762 1598 Attend by phone Safety and Public Works Committee 7:15 p.m., 1-844-992-4726; Meeting …

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ODNR releases grant for dog park in St. Clairsville | News, Sports, Jobs

picture by: Robert A. DeFrank Loki, right, therapy dog ​​and unofficial mascot for the Belmont County Sheriff‘s Office, visits outreach coordinator Sherri VanTassel. Funding for the planned dog park is nearing halfway, with a NatureWorks grant helping it. ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Plans to create a …

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Big banks ‘have no cash’: Fundrise CEO warns of impending national cash crisis

A lack of liquidity has widened the gap between investors buying and selling Treasuries, creating wild swings in bond yields. This change means more volatility, with rate-sensitive growth stocks vulnerable as borrowing costs rise after a series of recent rate hikes by the Federal Reserve (Fed). But the CEO of …

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Dickson boys basketball looking to take next step with Eubank at helm – Daily Ardmoreite

Beau Bearden/The Ardmoreite Josh Eubank is no stranger to the Dickson High School boys’ basketball team, having recently spent time as an assistant. That’s in the past now, as Eubank takes over as Comets head coach and has already set key targets for the 2022-23 campaign, which begins at 8pm …

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Water quality report for LI Sound discovers set – Huntington Now

STS 2022_LIS_RC_poster_2X3_map_grades_11_10_22_PRINT Water quality in Long Island Sound has plateaued or deteriorated, environmental group Save the Sound reported Thursday. The waters of the Western Basin, which includes the shores of Suffolk and Nassau, and Eastern Narrows, the New York City coastline, are in worse shape than the waters off the …

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There are reasons why Punta Gorda Elks Lodge 2606 is the second largest in the country

Exalted leader Tom Shoecraft Sr. and Don Askey. JIM AUSTIN / FLORIDA WEEKLY Here’s a fact you might not know: The Benevolent Protective Order of Elks Punta Gorda Lodge 2606 is the second largest in the United States. Its 5,196 members are surpassed only by the BPOE Greater Wildwood (New …

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McCourt experts challenge the status quo in health equity research

The Center on Health Insurance Reforms (CHIR) at the McCourt School of Public Policy is an independent, nonpartisan policy and research center founded in 2011, where faculty and staff are engaged in research that improves consumer access to affordable health insurance and adequate. Funding to support the work of the …

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Itaú Corpbanca (NYSE:ITCB) Short Interest Down 10.9% in October

Itau Corpbanca (NYSE:ITCB – Get a rating) saw a significant decline in short-term interest in October. As of October 31, there was short interest totaling 141,000 shares, down 10.9% from the total of 158,300 shares as of October 15. Based on an average trading volume of 21,700 shares, the day-to-cover …

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Blockchain technology hits $39 billion in 2025 – Agency

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) reports that the global blockchain technology market is expected to grow by over $39 billion by 2025.NITDA Managing Director Mallam Kashifu Inuwa recently revealed this during the Blockchain Summit Day at the agency’s Digital Nigeria Conference and Expo in Abuja.Inuwa said the success …

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Waters again threaten Australian town flooded 2 weeks ago

SYDNEY (AP) — About 1,000 people in the Australian town of Forbes were told to evacuate their homes on Tuesday ahead of flooding as much of the central state of New South Wales was on high alert. maximum. The state emergency service said the Lachlan River was rising faster than …

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YOUTH RALLY AT CHAIFETZ ARENA AIMS TO EMPOWER YOUNG MIND TO SUCCEED IN LIFE

ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI, USA, Nov. 14, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — Healthy relationships, making responsible choices and avoiding sexual risks are some of the life-impacting topics that will be discussed at the 14th Rally annual for teen empowerment presented by the Youth Department of Better Family Life Inc. The event is scheduled …

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Alcazar Energy Partners II Achieves First Closing of US$336.6 Million for Renewable Energy Projects

With a target size of US$500 million and an absolute cap of US$650 million, the fund will continue its predecessor’s strategy, focusing on mid-market renewable energy investments. AEP-II will leverage approximately $2 billion in foreign direct investment, including project finance, in emerging markets, creating over 15,000 construction jobs with a …

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Arrow Financial Co. (NASDAQ:AROW) Brief Interest Update

Arrow Financial Co. (NASDAQ: AROW – Get a rating) was the target of a sharp drop in short-term interest in October. As of October 31, there was short interest totaling 120,200 shares, down 23.6% from the total of 157,400 shares as of October 15. Based on an average daily volume …

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Business People: Hiring and Rewards in the Fort Wayne Area | Company

Cason Amornarthakij joined Do it Best as a Category Management Planner; David Badinasenior system administrator; James Barrettedemand forecasting agent; Dylan Browntechnical support to companies; Natalia Camacho Quirosproject manager/scrum master; John Carrierterritory sales manager; Jesse Cooksoncomputer security analyst; Andrew DavisDeputy Merchandise Manager; Makenzie EggebrechtLBM Sales Support Coordinator; Pierre Haydocksupply planner; Kelly …

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Gilbert the robot fish sucks up microplastics in the water while swimming

The winner of the first natural robotics competition not only swims in the water like a real fish, but also helps fight pollution. Created by University of Surrey chemistry student Eleanor Mackintosh, “Gillbert” is a 3D-printed robot fish that sucks in microplastics through its gaping mouth, which can then be …

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Municipal police calls – November 12

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following information was summarized from city, county and state police, fire and hospital records. Arrests Wednesday Melissa J. Axsom, 57, of 501 W. Center St., Columbus, robbery, 9:26 p.m., by Edinburgh Police Department, released on $7,500 bond. Dustin A. Hurley, 34, of 743 Chestnut St., Columbus, Bartholomew …

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Sabonis scores 21 points, Kings beat Mitchell, Cavs 127-120

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Domantas Sabonis scored 21 points and the Sacramento Kings overcame another great performance from Donovan Mitchell to beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 127-120 on Wednesday night. Mitchell scored 38 points on 16 of 28 shooting as the Cavaliers lost their second in a row after an eight-game …

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Moses Lake water levels are reduced this week

Moses Lake is getting shallower with each passing day this week. The Moses Lake Irrigation and Rehabilitation District reduces water levels in the lake each year for a variety of reasons. District Board Chairman Bill Bailey said a primary focus of the reduction was flood control. “The lake is jettisoned …

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Plans for YMCA camp at Mineral Lake halted by Lewis County commissioners

Despite previous opposition to growth management, commissioners vote against private property development By Isabel Vander Stoep / [email protected] Three voluntary community meetings, endorsements from several local education groups and the Lewis Economic Alliance, and more than a year spent studying infrastructure, environmental, and water impacts have seemingly been in vain …

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Dubai Palm Island developer secures $4.6 billion in funding for new waterfront projects

DUBAI, Nov 8 (Reuters) – Dubai state property developer Nakheel has secured 17 billion dirhams ($4.63 billion) in funding as the group behind the island-shaped palm is accelerating its plans for new waterfront projects, including the islands of Dubai, in a hot property market. Nakheel said in a statement on …

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How area scout camps survived coronavirus closures

DIAMOND LAKE, Wash. — The return of hundreds of summer campers this year signaled that restrictions related to the coronavirus pandemic were behind us. It also signaled an effort to bounce back from the national scandal and tragedy surrounding the Boy Scouts. The Inland Northwest Council of Boy Scouts of …

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Funding for a stand-alone tribunal will be spread over two years

The city has budgeted $2 million this fiscal year for the design and infrastructure of its new free-standing municipal courthouse. The new facility is expected to be ready in early 2024 and will allow the city to vacate the space it has shared with Pinal County since its incorporation in …

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Svenska Handelsbanken AB (publ) (OTCMKTS:SVNLY) Receives Average Analyst Rating of “Hold”

Svenska Handelsbanken AB (publisher) (OTCMKTS: SVNLY – Get a rating) earned a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the seven research companies that cover the business, market beat reports. One research analyst rated the stock with a sell recommendation, one assigned a hold recommendation and three gave the company a buy …

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LCTCS Announces Finalists for Chancellor of River Parishes Community College – The Observer

LCTCS Announces Finalists for River Parishes Community College Chancellor Position Posted 5:02 p.m. on Friday, November 4, 2022 Gonzales – This week, the Louisiana Community and Technical College System (LCTCS) has announced the finalists for the position of Chancellor of the River Parishes Community College (RPCC). The announcement comes after …

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‘Ghosts of Capitalism’: The Push to Dismantle America’s Decrepit Dams | Environment

On a wet day in late August, George Jackman, an aquatic ecologist who works on habitat restoration, stood at the edge of Quassaick Creek in upstate New York. The Quassaick, which flows through the small town of Newburgh, New York, and empties into the Hudson River, was unusually shallow after …

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North Coast tribes awarded $750,000 for climate resilience projects – Times-Standard

About three-quarters of $1 million in federal funds is directed to three North Coast tribes to help build climate resilience. On Wednesday, the Department of the Interior announced investments of $45 million in tribal climate resilience projects across the country, including $4.2 million to support nine tribes in California. The …

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NSF Awards Funding for UTSA Researchers’ Future of Work Projects Aimed at Making the Construction Industry Safer and Fairer | UTSA today | UTSA

Arturo E.Schultz, Director of the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Construction Management, and Ibukun Awolusi, assistant professor of construction science and management, will serve as co-principal investigators on the ARISE project. Jiannan Caiassistant professor in construction science and management, will be the principal researcher of the FAIR4WISE project. …

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Opendoor lays off 550 employees in a “difficult” real estate market

On line opendoor real estate company cuts about 18% of its workforce as rising interest rates plunge The US real estate market in turmoil. Opendoor CEO and co-founder Eric Wu announced the layoffs in a Wednesday blog post, noting that around 550 employees would be affected. The company had already …

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Researchers show how network pruning can skew deep learning models

Computer science researchers have demonstrated that a widely used technique called neural network pruning can adversely affect the performance of deep learning models, detailed the causes of these performance issues, and demonstrated a technique to overcome the challenge. Deep learning is a type of artificial intelligence that can be used …

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Reviews | The EPA betrayed the Chesapeake Bay

An irresponsible and misguided Environmental Protection Agency is undermining the Clean Water Act. The EPA repeatedly allows strict pollution caps to be violated with impunity, as it refuses to impose penalties and toe the line against the steady decline and failure to substantially improve the state of the Chesapeake Bay. …

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