Apopka Burglary Report and Map – Week Ending 3/28/2016

first_img Please enter your comment! TAGSApopka Burglary ReportApopka Police Departmentbusiness burglariesresidential burglariesVehicle Burglaries Previous articleThe next generation of an American classicNext articleAre the Recent Apopka Shootings Related? Claire Haslett RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply March 31, 2016 at 2:07 pm Apopka Burglary Report:Week of 3/21/2016 – 3/28/2016Fourteen total burglaries were reported week ending March 28th as the trend continues.  All of the 7 Vehicle Burglaries were reported in residential areas.  Locking your vehicle doors while you’re at home may be the difference between keeping your property or not.One interesting result from this years’ burglary activity is a new sign posted near the street outside of AOK Tire Mart on Main Street.  Three burglaries on AOK Tire Mart, in as many months, has provoked AOK Tire Mart to offer a reward leading to the arrest of the culprit hitting his business.Such an arrest would drop the monthly burglary totals by at least one.Short of posting rewards, we all can do our part to help prevent theft, lock your car doors, set your vehicle alarms, keep an eye out for your neighbors’ property.Lock your car doors Apopka!!This weeks breakdown of reported burglaries:5 Residential7 Vehicle2 Business Support conservation and fish with NEW Florida specialty license plate Mama Mia Free webinar for job seekers on best interview answers, hosted by Goodwill June 11 The Anatomy of Fear center_img You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here Reply 1 COMMENT Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter If you carry your spare tire and rim underneath the bed of your pickup truck, then make sure it is locked. A good while back, we had a like new spare tire and rim on our truck, and a thief lowered it down, and made off with it! Please enter your name here Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.last_img read more

England get the better of France at Twickenham

first_imgSunday Feb 27, 2011 England get the better of France at Twickenham England are looking on course for their first Grand Slam since 2003 as they won a hard-fought battle against champions France 17-9 at Twickenham on Saturday, making it three out of three wins so far in this years Six Nations.While at times England looked scrappy in the backs with inaccurate passing and a few dropped balls, they managed to keep things together to hold off the French challenge, with a try to Ben Foden separating the two sides.“It was a good win. We really had to fight and graft,” said coach Martin Johnson.“I quite enjoy that type of game – it’s not always pretty, but that’s test match rugby. Last year we lost to Ireland in a similar sort of game and it rips your guts out.”Jonny Wilkinson, second choice flyhalf these days, came on after 51 minutes – following an injury to Toby Flood and showed the kind of temperament and ability youd expect.He slotted a long range kick within seconds of entering the stage, and later controlled things nicely, with a few well timed offloads in what was a good opportunity for him.While Johnson has said that its too early to talk of the Grand Slam, England are on the right track and if they manage to pick up their overall error count, will be difficult to stop. You can watch extended highlights of the game on the Eplayer on the sidebar. Navigate to ‘Rugby Union’ and there’s a 9 minute long version there, as well as some of the other games. 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GE’s ‘moral fabric’ and its forgotten socialist wizard

first_imgIs General Electric one of the corporations “destroying the moral fabric” of the United States? That’s what Bernie Sanders told the New York Daily News editorial board on April 4.GE’s CEO, Jeffrey Immelt, got so angry that two days later he attacked the presidential candidate in the Washington Post.Judge for yourself whether GE is a corporate criminal.Immelt bragged about jobs at GE facilities in Sanders’ home state of Vermont. He didn’t mention that Jack Welch — his predecessor as GE’s CEO — fired 112,000 workers.Since 1978, the company has gotten rid of 22,000 jobs in GE’s hometown of Schenectady, N.Y., alone. That’s according to Thomas F. O’Boyle, author of “At Any Cost: Jack Welch, General Electric, and the Pursuit of Profit.”GE workers called Welch “Neutron Jack” because he destroyed people’s jobs while leaving the factories intact, just as the neutron bomb was supposed to kill people with radiation while leaving cities’ infrastructure intact. Welch argued that, “ideally you’d have every plant you own on a barge,” so it could move to where the lowest wages were.In Massachusetts alone, according to O’Boyle, GE fired 7,000 workers in Lynn and 8,000 in Pittsfield. Erie, Pa., saw 6,000 GE jobs evaporate while Fort Wayne, Ind., lost 4,000.Nobody works at the 77-acre GE factory in Bridgeport, Conn., anymore. This factory employed 12,000 workers during World War II. The factory still employed 3,000 in the late 1970s, but the last 70 workers were let go in 2007. (Connecticut Post, March 23, 2010)No wonder census statistics reveal that nearly a quarter of Bridgeport’s population lives in dire poverty.Polluter and nuclear menaceImmelt also didn’t mention that GE’s two aviation plants in Vermont released 60,000 pounds of toxins in 2011, according to the Environmental Protection Agency.GE fought for decades against any EPA-imposed cleanup after dumping more than 1.3 million pounds of cancer-causing chemicals into the Hudson River. (cleanup.org) The company also poisoned Connecticut’s Housatonic River and, from another plant, the Coosa River Basin in Georgia.Japan’s nuclear disaster at Fukushima, which started with a 2011 earthquake, involves five GE Mark 1 reactors. Three GE engineers — Gregory C. Minor, Richard B. Hubbard and Dale G. Bridenbaugh — quit in 1976 to protest the reactor’s unsafe design. (ABC News, March 15, 2011)There are 23 Mark 1 reactors in the United States.Tax havens and pension rip-offsImmelt claimed that GE pays “billions in taxes.” But in 2010, GE paid zilch in taxes after making $14.2 billion in profits. It actually got $3.2 billion back in refunds from Uncle Sam that year. (New York Times, March 24, 2011)Last year, GE held $119 billion in offshore profits in 18 overseas tax havens. (International Business Times, Oct. 6, 2015)GE is moving its headquarters from Fairfield, Conn., to Boston after getting promises of $25 million in property tax breaks over 20 years. Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker also wants to provide GE with $120 million in new roads, parking and utility improvements. (boston.com, April 8)At the same time, Boston is threatening new public school cutbacks.Immelt didn’t reveal in his Post article that GE will be slashing medical benefits for retirees, allowing the company to save $3.3 billion. (thestreet.com, Aug. 4)In 2014, Immelt got $37.2 million in total compensation, more than $100,000 per day. Nearly half of this package is because of a big increase in his pension. (Reuters, March 10, 2015)Charles SteinmetzThe socialist founder of GE labsGE also tried to destroy UE, the Electrical Workers union, with red-baiting attacks and helped propel Ronald Reagan’s political career.With this record, is it any surprise that GE has “never been a big hit with socialists,” as Immelt wrote in the Washington Post?Yet the founder of the GE Research Labs was the socialist Charles Steinmetz. The first industrial research facility in the U.S. started in Steinmetz’s Schenectady, N.Y., garage in 1900.Charles Steinmetz was born in the German empire in 1865. As a university student he was forced to flee the country because of Bismarck’s anti-socialist laws.Attempting to enter the U.S. in 1889, he was initially turned away by immigration officials. Steinmetz had kyphosis, a curvature of the spine, and only $10 in his pocket. Donald Trump would have deported him.A gifted mathematician, Steinmetz worked out “Steinmetz’s Law,” which figured out the heat loss, “hysteresis,” in electric motors. This paved the way for developing alternating current power. Steinmetz, along with others, created the first commercial three-phase power system.By 1900, Steinmetz was the most famous electrical engineer in the world and was known as “the Wizard of Schenectady.” Helping to protect Steinmetz’s 200 patents at GE was the African-American engineer and inventor Lewis Latimer.Steinmetz helped elect George R. Lunn as Schenectady’s socialist mayor in both 1911 and 1915. Another GE town, Bridgeport Conn., also had a socialist mayor — Jasper McLevy — from 1933 to 1957.Charles Steinmetz became president of the city’s school board, where he provided free meals for hungry students. Judging from his other positions, Steinmetz would have been thrilled by the Black Panther Party’s Breakfast for Children programs.A supporter of unions, Steinmetz changed cigar brands when cigar makers went on strike. In 1922, Steinmetz got 291,000 votes when he ran for state engineer and surveyor on the Socialist Party/Farmer-Labor ticket in the New York state election.A. Philip Randolph got 129,000 votes running for secretary of state on the same ticket. Randolph later led the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters and initiated the 1963 March on Washington.Steinmetz welcomed the socialist revolution in Russia. He wrote the introduction to “The Industrial Revival in Soviet Russia,” by A .A. Heller.On Feb. 16, 1922, Steinmetz wrote Soviet leader V.I. Lenin of his “admiration of the wonderful work of social and industrial regeneration which Russia is accomplishing under such terrible difficulties.“I wish you the fullest success and have every confidence that you will succeed. … If in technical, and more particularly in electrical engineering matters, I can assist Russia in any manner with advice, suggestions, or consultation, I shall always be very pleased to do so, as far as I am able.”Lenin wrote two warm letters to Steinmetz in response. But before Steinmetz could help, he died on Oct. 26, 1923.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

High Octane, Low Carbon Fuels Can Play Role in Compliance with…

first_imgHome Energy High Octane, Low Carbon Fuels Can Play Role in Compliance with Fuel… High octane, low carbon (HOLC) fuels can play an important role in helping automakers comply with increasingly stringent fuel economy (CAFE) and greenhouse gas emission standards in the 2022–2025 timeframe, according to comments submitted Monday to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) by the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA). In order to realize the benefits of HOLC fuels, however, EPA and NHTSA must ensure CAFE and GHG regulations treat fuels and engines as integrated systems, the RFA said.“This is an important process because it will determine the path forward for future energy efficiency and environmental goals,” said RFA President and CEO Bob Dinneen. “EPA has correctly identified technologies that will effectively improve energy efficiency and reduce greenhouse gases. But the agency has failed to appropriately consider the fuels that will enable those technologies. That is an omission that must be addressed moving forward if future vehicles can in fact help us address climate change without backsliding on other critical air quality and public health priorities. We look forward to working with EPA and NHTSA as this process continues,” he added.In 2012, EPA and NHTSA promulgated final regulations establishing the CAFE and GHG standards for 2017–2025. Included in the final rule was a requirement that the agencies conduct a “midterm evaluation” for the 2022–2025 standards and determine whether the standards established in 2012 are still appropriate in light of the latest available data. The first step in the process was the release this past July of the draft Technical Assessment Report (TAR) for public comment. RFA reviewed the TAR and commissioned a technical analysis by engineering and technical consultancy Ricardo, Inc.According to RFA and Ricardo, many of the advanced internal combustion technologies examined by the two agencies would experience increased fuel efficiency and generate fewer emissions if operating on fuels with higher octane ratings than today’s regular grade gasoline, which has an octane rating of 87 (anti-knock index). According to the Ricardo analysis, “It is clear that implementing a high octane fuel standard would provide opportunity for increased engine efficiency and hence reduced greenhouse gases, and doing so by blending with ethanol provides an even greater benefit due to ethanol’s high heat of vaporization combined with the inherently low carbon footprint of ethanol. Many of the technologies discussed in the Draft TAR, including ones with the highest expected penetration rates, could produce greater GHG and fuel economy benefits if paired with fuels offering higher octane ratings and an inherently higher charge cooling characteristic.”Meanwhile, automotive engineers and executives, Department of Energy researchers, the National Research Council and academia have also called for the introduction of high octane low-carbon fuels in an effort to increase fuel economy and decrease greenhouse gas emissions.Additionally, growth in turbocharging has already resulted in an increased demand for higher-octane fuels. According to recent analysis from the Energy Information Administration, more stringent fuel economy and greenhouse gas standards caused automakers to increase the market penetration of turbocharging from 3.3 percent in 2009 to 17.6 percent in 2014. The surge in turbocharging was accompanied by an increase in the demand for high octane premium gasoline, according to EIA. In fact, premium gasoline sales rose from 7.8 percent of total gasoline sales in June 2008 to 11.3 percent of total gasoline sales by September 2015.RFA outlined a handful of recommendations to the agencies:EPA and NHTSA should treat engines and fuels as integrated systems during the midterm evaluation process and beyond;As a sensitivity case to the central compliance demonstrations, the agencies should assess the fuel economy and emissions impacts associated with using HOLC fuels in advanced IC engines with high compression ratios;A comprehensive cost-benefit analysis of various CAFE/GHG compliance pathways including both engine and fuel technologies should be conducted. Such analysis should include a pathway for HOLC fuels in advanced IC engines;EPA and NHTSA should ensure the Proposed Determination fully accounts for the Co-Optima initiative’s recommendations for “candidate fuels” that best enable advanced IC engine technologies and maximize their efficiency; andThe agencies should “heed the call” for HOLC fuels. EPA and NHTSA should use the MTE process to establish the roadmap to broad commercial introduction of HOLC fuels in advanced IC engines beginning in 2025. Facebook Twitter Previous articleProspects for a Vote on TPP Improving SlightlyNext articleAg Economist Says Store New Crop Corn Hoosier Ag Today SHARE Facebook Twitter By Hoosier Ag Today – Sep 28, 2016 High Octane, Low Carbon Fuels Can Play Role in Compliance with Fuel Economy and GHG Standards SHARElast_img read more

Super Bowl 50 features familiar TCU faces

first_imgSupport for seniors on Senior Day Twitter Linkedin Facebook Twitter Another series win lands TCU Baseball in the top 5, earns Sikes conference award ReddIt Kacey Bowenhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/kacey-bowen/ Kacey Bowenhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/kacey-bowen/ ReddIt TCU falls to Georgia in AutoZone Liberty Bowl Kacey Bowenhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/kacey-bowen/ TCU vs Georgia: “Playing to win” Kacey Bowen printHorned Frog fans might have had a reason to root for the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50.The Panthers featured a trio of TCU alumni: safety Colin Jones, President Danny Morrison and assistant special teams coach Curtis Fuller.Jones is the 27th Horned Frog to play on a Super Bowl team.Jones truly defines the Horned Frog factor, said Mark Cohen, TCU director of media relations.“He plays the game hard,” Cohen said. “He appreciates everything TCU afforded him.”Jones’ TCU careerJones was a star running back in high school. But when he got to TCU, like many players before and after him, he quickly made the switch to defense. By his senior year, he was the second leading tackler.“Gary [Patterson] saw something in him,” Cohen said.In his career at TCU, Jones played in 45 games — 17 starts. He totaled 124 tackles, four sacks and two interceptions, one of which he ran in for a touchdown. But it wasn’t until pro-days in the spring of 2011 when people really started taking notice of Jones, Cohen said.Everyone knew about TCU greats, such as Andy Dalton and Marcus Cannon, but Jones stood out because of his sprints, Cohen said.“He ran the charts off, ” Cohen said.Former TCU and Carolina Panthers teammate Jason Phillips said he wasn’t yet NFL-caliber, but his sprints had coaches scrambling to go back and watch his tapes.And Jones ran right into the sights of one coach: Jim Harbaugh.Coach of the San Francisco 49ers at the time, Harbaugh was at training camp and noticed Jones. It was enough for Jones to get drafted in the sixth round of the 2011 draft.Jones’ NFL careerMaking his NFL debut in San Francisco, Jones started on the team’s 53-man roster before being signed to its practice squad. Three weeks into practice, he moved up onto the active roster.Jones played 13 games and had some big plays for the 49’ers. The Carolina Panthers took notice after Jones recovered a fumble in the 2011 playoffs against the Giants. The Panthers later traded their seventh-round pick to the 49ers for Jones.Jones was always a guy to hustle, Cohen said. On kickoffs, he would always be the first to try to make something happen.Phillips agreed. He said playing along side Jones showed him the true hard work and effort Jones would always put into his playing. He said Jones would always be the first to “haul butt” and then he would be able to slide in and get the tackle.“He would do the brunt work,” Phillips laughed. “And I would get the statistical tackle.”But the transition from college football to NFL caliber gameplay isn’t easy, Phillips said. The whole aspect is a totally different game.“It’s more of an attitude on special teams,” Phillips said. “The game itself, offense and defense, it’s apples and oranges.”In the NFL it’s more of a “my team is better than your team” mentality, he said.“We’re not going to do so much scheme,” Phillips said. “It’s about how we can beat you before you beat us.”But it also takes a personality centered on hard work, humility and effort because “that’s what it takes,” Phillips said.“Colin is like that,” he said.More Horned FrogsMore familiar TCU faces in the Superbowl spotlight are Danny Morrison and Curtis Fuller.Morrison, now the president of the Panthers, served as TCU’s athletic director from 2005-2009. He was the athletic director when Jones played for TCU.Morrison is still an active part of TCU football, Cohen said. This season, the Panthers played the Dallas Cowboys on Thanksgiving Day. The following day, Morrison went to the TCU football game against Baylor.“He’s a great guy,” Cohen said. “He keeps tabs on the Frogs.”Fuller, the assistant special teams coach for the Panthers, played for TCU from 1998-2000. During his career at TCU, Fuller produced 257 tackles, three interceptions and 19 passes defended in three seasons.TCU and the NFLThere are currently 15 former Frogs on 13 different NFL teams.Phillips said general managers love TCU players. He said managers and coaches know the players are hard-working and coachable.“They [TCU players] are not going to be a bust,” Phillips said. “I think that speaks to the program here.”This will be the sixth Super Bowl in the last eight years that TCU has had at least one player in the game.Cohen said that no matter who you are rooting for, “you want Colin Jones to come back to TCU with a Super Bowl ring.” Previous article‘Batman’ executive producer speaks to students at leadership conferenceNext articleFrogs can’t keep up with No. 7 Kansas, fall 75-56 Kacey Bowen RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Linkedin Kacey is a junior journalism major from Friendswood, Texas. She is a managing editor for TCU360. Facebook TCU rowing program strengthens after facing COVID-19 setbacks Former TCU player Colin Jones is now a safety for the Carolina Panthers. 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US – Reporter held in immigration detention center for one month

first_img Follow the news on United States June 3, 2021 Find out more to go further United StatesAmericas United StatesAmericas Receive email alerts RSF is concerned about an El Salvadorian journalist who has been held in an immigration detention center for one month and could face deportation after being arrested while covering an immigration protest. RSF calls for his immediate release as lawyers believe he may have been targeted by the US government for his work as a journalist. Just one month ago, on April 3, freelance journalist Manuel Duran Ortega, was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct and obstruction of a highway while covering immigration protests in Memphis, Tennessee, for his online Spanish-language news outlet, Memphis Noticias. After charges against him were dropped, Duran, an undocumented immigrant from El Salvador was immediately handed over to Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE),and has since been held in a Louisiana detention facility. “It is concerning that a journalist wearing his press credentials while reporting was arrested and has been held in an ICE facility for the past month,” said Margaux Ewen, Director of RSF’s North America bureau. “Manuel Duran Ortega came to the United States after fleeing life-threatening situations in his home country and has been well-known in Memphis for covering controversial issues related to local and federal law enforcement ever since. We urge the US government to consider the consequences of sending an investigative journalist back to a country where he has faced death threats.” Duran fled to the United States in 2006 after receiving death threats in El Salvador for his work at a television station, where he reported on corruption in law enforcement and the judicial system. After moving to Memphis he worked for several radio and news outlets, including La Voz and Radio Ambiente, before launching Memphis Noticias. In 2007 he was issued an order for removal after he failed to appear in court, though Duran maintains he never received notice to appear for a judge. ICE spokesperson Bryan Cox said in a statement: “He has been an immigration fugitive since that time.” The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), a nonprofit civil rights legal advocacy group that is representing Duran, filed a petition in federal court on April 13 for Duran’s release, claiming he was targeted by the US government in an attempt to stop him from reporting and thus his rights to freedom of speech and the press were infringed upon. The petition cites Duran’s reporting on issues including poor conditions at ICE facilities, police shootings, and local police collaborations with ICE, and says that Duran had numerous interactions with local police since he began reporting in Memphis. Following the publication of a July 2017 story on collaboration between the Memphis Police Department and ICE at a traffic stop, a Memphis police officer texted Duran asking him to take the story down and meet with a senior police department official. The SPLC’s petition also cites the dangerous climate for media workers in El Salvador, which has worsened in recent years. According to RSF, several media outlets, such as Revista Factum or El Faro, have been victims of threats, intimidations, and judicial persecution for reporting on abuses of power and excessive police violence. Sixteen journalists have been killed in the country since 1992 and most of their murderers continue to enjoy impunity. Salvador’s legislation provides the media with little protection, and officials harass and threaten journalists who try to investigate corruption or government finances. Duran is not the only foreign reporter being held by ICE and who may face deportation; Mexican journalist Emilio Gutierrez Soto and his 24-year-old son, who were taken into ICE custody in December, continue to be held in a detention center near El Paso, Texas, while awaiting a decision on their request for asylum. Duran is also the second journalist arrested in the United States this year, according to the US Press Freedom Tracker. The first journalist who was arrested in 2018 was briefly taken into police custody for talking on his phone in the New York State Senate building and was released from police custody shortly afterward. The United States ranks 45th and El Salvador ranks 66th out of 180 countries in RSF’s 2018 World Press Freedom Index. For the latest updates, follow RSF on twitter @RSF_en. NSO Group hasn’t kept its promises on human rights, RSF and other NGOs say April 28, 2021 Find out more Facebook’s Oversight Board is just a stopgap, regulation urgently needed, RSF says Help by sharing this information center_img May 3, 2018 US – Reporter held in immigration detention center for one month News RSF_en June 7, 2021 Find out more News Organisation News WhatsApp blocks accounts of at least seven Gaza Strip journalists PAUL J. RICHARDS / AFP Newslast_img read more

City Announces Partial Street Closures to Allow for Outdoor Dining, Starting Saturday

first_img Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * 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. Top of the News Government City Announces Partial Street Closures to Allow for Outdoor Dining, Starting Saturday Published on Thursday, July 9, 2020 | 4:52 pm More Cool Stuff First Heatwave Expected Next Week Community News Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPasadena Public WorksPasadena Water and PowerPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimescenter_img Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Business News Community News Herbeauty5 Things To Avoid If You Want To Have Whiter TeethHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyInstall These Measures To Keep Your Household Safe From Covid19HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyWhy Luxury Fashion Brands Are So ExpensiveHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyThe Most Heartwarming Moments Between Father And DaughterHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty9 Of The Best Family Friendly Dog BreedsHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty6 Strong Female TV Characters Who Deserve To Have A SpinoffHerbeautyHerbeauty EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS 24 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Subscribe One of Pasadena’s most well-known streets, Colorado Boulevard, will get a makeover starting this Saturday, July 11 as it becomes the first location in the city to offer outdoor dining in city streets. The State of California’s recent directive to limit dining indoors has resulted in the expansion of outdoor dining a priority for local governments and restaurateurs.The City has worked closely with The Playhouse Village and Old Pasadena Management District in identifying locations for street closures for on-street dining that best support local restaurants. The first of several partial street closures will go into effect as early as this Saturday, July 11. Community members can expect to see partial street closures in the following areas:• On Colorado between Madison Ave to El Molino Ave (north and south curb)• On Colorado between Fair Oaks Ave to Raymond Ave (south curb only)• Union Street west of Raymond Ave (north side)Starting Friday, July 10, crews will be out to reconfigure these street segments. Streets will be reconfigured to allow for one lane of travel in each direction and will include a limited number of diagonal parking spaces with the intent of continuing to provide opportunities for curbside pick-up for retail merchants. Transit services will continue on their designated routes, but bus stops within these designated street segments will be relocated to nearby temporary bus stops.The City will continue to work on advancing plans for additional on-street dining opportunities and are anticipating the following partial street closures to be in place by July 25th, if not sooner:• Colorado between El Molino Ave to Oak Knoll Ave• Colorado between Oak Knoll Ave to Hudson Ave (south curb only)• Green St between Pasadena Ave to De Lacey Ave (north curb/half block)• Green St between De Lacey Ave to Raymond Ave (south curb)• Colorado Blvd between Fair Oaks Ave to Raymond Ave (north curb)• Colorado Blvd between Raymond Ave to Arroyo Pkwy (north curb/no parking)The City’s Department Of Transportation has developed guidelines that allow for Business Improvement Districts (BIDs) and restaurants, including those not located within a BID, to apply for an on-street dining permit. The new Temporary On-Street Dining application is now on the city website and can be accessed via the Rapid Reopening Permits & Plan Check Portal. In addition to on-street dining applications, interested restaurateurs can submit applications for a rapid review of outdoor dining permits for sidewalks and private property, conditional use permits for alcohol sales, and structural/non-structural tenant improvements. For more information and to submit an application, visit https://www.cityofpasadena.net/planning/permit-center/covid-19-reopening/. Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadenalast_img read more

All parties appeal verdict in German far-right killing case

first_img WhatsApp Pinterest Pinterest Facebook Facebook WhatsApp Twitter By Digital AIM Web Support – February 4, 2021 center_img Twitter All parties appeal verdict in German far-right killing case Local NewsUS NewsWorld News Walter Luebcke’s widow Irmgard Braun-Luebcke, left and her sons Jan-Hendrick Luebcke and Christoph Luebcke in the courtroom for the continuation of the trial in Frankfurt, Germany, Thursday, July 2, 2020. A far-right extremist in Germany was convicted Thursday, Jan. 28, 2021 and sentenced to life in prison for the murder of a regional politician who had advocated helping refugees — a brazen killing that shocked the country. Prosecutors, defendants and co-plaintiffs have lodged appeals against the verdict. TAGS  Previous articleMyanmar blocks Facebook as resistance grows to coupNext articleGlobal Anti-Parkinson Drugs Market Report 2020: Forecasts & Analysis – 2015-2019, 2023F, 2025F, 2030F – ResearchAndMarkets.com Digital AIM Web Supportlast_img read more

Former paratroopers who shot dead civilians on Bloody Sunday could be prosecuted

first_img Twitter Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson Google+ Pinterest Former paratroopers who shot dead civilians on Bloody Sunday could be prosecuted.13 people died in the shootings in the Bogside in Derry in January 1972.The Sunday Times reports that up to 20 retired British soldiers face being arrested, questioned and possibly charged in connection with the shootings.Belfast-based security correspondent Alan Murray says the PSNI and the DPP in the UK have a huge task ahead:[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/15murr.mp3[/podcast] Twitter Facebook By News Highland – October 20, 2013 Google+ WhatsApp RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Business Matters Ep 45 – Boyd Robinson, Annette Houston & Michael Margeycenter_img Pinterest Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week Previous articleFianna Fail call on the Health Minister to resignNext articleFormer Highland Radio presenter Packie Bradley dies News Highland Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published Facebook Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH WhatsApp Former paratroopers who shot dead civilians on Bloody Sunday could be prosecuted LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton Newslast_img read more

Breaking: Three Questions Of CLAT UG and One Question Of CLAT PG Dropped, Answers Of Four Questions (UG) Changed: Consortium of National Law Universities

first_imgTop StoriesBreaking: Three Questions Of CLAT UG and One Question Of CLAT PG Dropped, Answers Of Four Questions (UG) Changed: Consortium of National Law Universities LIVELAW NEWS NETWORK3 Oct 2020 4:56 AMShare This – xConsortium of National Law Universities has informed that 03 questions of CLAT UG Examination and one question of CLAT PG Examinations have been dropped by the Consortium as per the the recommendation of Expert committee .In addition in UG Examination, keys of four answers are being changed i.e., one each in English and Current Affairs including GK and two in Quantitative Techniques. The…Your free access to Live Law has expiredTo read the article, get a premium account.Your Subscription Supports Independent JournalismSubscription starts from ₹ 599+GST (For 6 Months)View PlansPremium account gives you:Unlimited access to Live Law Archives, Weekly/Monthly Digest, Exclusive Notifications, Comments.Reading experience of Ad Free Version, Petition Copies, Judgement/Order Copies.Subscribe NowAlready a subscriber?LoginConsortium of National Law Universities has informed that 03 questions of CLAT UG Examination and one question of CLAT PG Examinations have been dropped by the Consortium as per the the recommendation of Expert committee .In addition in UG Examination, keys of four answers are being changed i.e., one each in English and Current Affairs including GK and two in Quantitative Techniques. The Expert Committee did not recommend any change in Legal Reasoning and Logical Reasoning. Similarly, no change will be there in PG Examination key”.Read the Full Text of Press release hereThe Executive Committee of the Consortium of NLUs in its meeting dated September 16, 2020 had authorised Prof. Balraj Chauhan, Convenor, CLAT-2020 and Vice-Chancellor, DNLU, Jabalpur to constitute an Expert Committee for UG and PG to look into the objections and / or representations by the candidates in respect of CLAT-2020. The Expert Committee examined the objections received about the Examination (Technical Issues), Questions and the Answer Key.The Committee noted that a large number of unnecessary objections were filed because unlike NEET, JEE and NET etc. which charge Rs. 1,000/- per objection, CLAT-2020 had made filing of objections absolutely free and therefore the number of objections filed was so high. On Expert Committee’s recommendation, the Executive Committee and Governing Body of the Consortium have resolved that from next year a fee would be imposed for the filing of objections and if the objection is accepted, the fee paid should be refunded.The technical problems raised by the CLAT-2020 candidates were closely examined. Service Provider is using the same software for 11 years and it has always worked perfectly in terms of the answers chosen by the candidates and the response sheet generated by the system. The Committee also noted that TCS iON is the most reputed Service Provider. It has track record of successfully conducting various National Level Admission Tests and the Recruitment Tests such as JEE Mains, JEE Advanced, NEET (PG), GATE, Banking Services Examinations and Railway Recruitment Board Examinations etc.The Expert Committee randomly examined the Audit Log of number of candidates who had raised objections to the response sheet, the Expert Committee did not find any discrepancy between the Clicks made by the candidate as recorded in the Audit Log and the Response Sheet. In fact, the Audit log showed that one candidate had changed the response as many six times and the system recorded the 6th and the final response. Thus the apprehension that earlier response was not changed has no basis.The Committee said that since the Audit Trail of each candidate is the most authentic evidence of every click and mouse movement, in case of a dispute, Service Provider shall make available to the Court the Audit Trail of the concerned candidate. The Service Provider has been directed to keep the record of audit trail intact. In no other test, audit trail is either uploaded on the website or shared with the candidate.The Expert Committee also noted that as many as five mock tests were conducted by the Consortium for UG and three for PG on the same platform on which CLAT was conducted on September 28, 2020 and in these mocks more than 50,000 candidates had appeared and therefore the candidates were expected to be familiar with the instructions and the platform of the CLAT. The Committee found the instructions in the mocks and CLAT were same except on the issue of calculator. The calculator was denied to the candidates in the CLAT 2020 because the calculator was provided in the mocks without the approval of CLAT Convener or the Executive Committee of the CLAT 2020. The candidates were duly informed about the non-availability of calculator prior to CLAT.The Expert Committee also examined the objections regarding “MARK FOR REVIEW” but found no ambiguity between the instructions in the Mock Tests which were conducted to familiarize the student with the CLAT and the CLAT Instructions on this issue. Both the instructions were found to be exactly the same. It was clearly written in the instructions that “MARK FOR REVIEW” will not be considered for evaluation and hence no marks will be allocated towards the same. It may also be noted that the instructions were abundantly clear that “MARKED FOR REVIEW” will not be considered for evaluation and the candidates will not receive positive marks or negative marks for such questions. For every wrong answer 0.25 marks are deducted but for questions ‘MARKED FOR REVIEW’, no mark has been deducted.Since instructions were same in both Mock Tests and CLAT-2020, the Expert Committee found no substance in the objections and recommended that “MARKED FOR REVIEW” questions cannot be considered as answers for evaluation. The Committee concluded that any change in the policy will adversely affect the Merit and Rank of candidates who have correctly followed the instructions. The Executive Committee and the Governing Body accepted this recommendation and resolved that the rules of the examination cannot be changed at this stage.The Expert Committee also noted that the instructions were explicit on the point that only answers that have been clicked “SAVE AND NEXT” will be considered for evaluation.Regarding the change of answer to a question that has already been answered BUT NOT MARKED FOR REVIEW, the candidate simply had to select the question and repeat the procedure for “answering the question”. [Read the Instructions, Point No. 8]. The Committee in particular noted instruction [8(b)] which clearly said ‘To deselect your chosen answer, click on the button of the chosen option again or click the Clear Response button.’ The candidates thus had an option either to click on the initially chosen option and change their option OR click on ‘clear response’ and give fresh option. For both MARKED FOR REVIEW as well as CLEAR RESPONSE, Audit trail recorded same response and thus no candidate was disadvantaged in anyway. The Executive Committee and the Governing Body thanked TCS iON for the excellent services rendered by them.On the Expert Committee’s Recommendation, 03 questions of UG Examination and one question of PG Examinations have been dropped by the Consortium. In addition in UG Examination, keys of four answers are being changed i.e., one each in English and Current Affairs including GK and two in Quantitative Techniques. The Expert Committee did not recommend any change in Legal Reasoning and Logical Reasoning. Similarly, no change will be there in PG Examination key.The Governing Body thanked Prof Balraj Chauhan, CLAT-2020 Convener for the successful conduct of CLAT-2020 and appreciated the assistance given by Prof P.S. Jaswal and Prof.Faizan Mustafa. Prof. Balraj Chauhan thanked Prof. Mustafa for not only fighting the legal battle of Consortium and discharging the duties of Secretary but also assisting him in the conduct of CLAT 2020.Next Storylast_img read more