Monthly Archives: January 2022

job interview | Andy Powell from the Environment Agency on reducing CO2 through material selection

Leading the way on low-carbon infrastructure is key for the Environment Agency, according to its innovation manager, Andy Powell. “The Environment Agency is an environmental champion and we encourage others to take action on climate adaptation and resilience, particularly around floods. But as infrastructure owners, we also have to set …

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The US is pushing for better tap water but needs to convince the cautious public

ST. LOUIS — Angela Stamps will stop drinking water from her faucet, shower less, and stop taking the baths she once found relaxing. She doesn’t cook with tap water and sometimes skips rinsing her products. Though the amount of lead in Flint, Michigan’s tap water has been well below a …

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Town crier: Help yourself | announcements

Shop at Methodist Thrift Welcome to a new year of exciting shopping at the United Methodist Thrift Shop. If you’re on the go and looking for just the right item at just the right price, check out our quality selection. Our community is extremely generous and we invite you to …

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Checking in at the DEI: A look back at the fall semester and what you can look forward to

In June 2020, Miami University President Greg Crawford established a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) task force that compiled a report with 43 recommendations to help create a more welcoming community in Miami. According to the Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion (OIDI) Task Force Recommendations Update page, 22 of …

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The shipping company profits with full force, since the trade chaos hardly abates

Container lines are set for another record year of revenue as supply chain difficulties show little sign of abating, much to the chagrin of almost everyone else. Operationally, the shipping crisis has been a disaster for the box carriers that prop up world trade: Schedule compliance hit a record low …

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Home Office seeks new CIO

The Home Office is working to hire a new chief information officer (CIO) to lead the agency’s IT strategy and budget, it said a job posting at USAjobs.com. The new addition would serve in the Senior Executive Service and take a seat on the Federal CIO Council. The new hire …

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The board of directors of the Illinois Health and Hospital Association appoints the chair-elect

NorthShore President and Chief Executive Officer – Edward-Elmhurst Health, Gerald “JP” Gallagher, has been named Executive Director-elect of the Illinois Health and Hospital Association. Gallagher is currently leading the creation of a new system through the merger of NorthShore and Edward-Elmhurst Health. In Naperville, Edward Hospital’s affiliated campus is located …

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In rural Washtenaw County, faith leaders are working with mental health providers to manage the impact of COVID

This article is part of health status, a series about how Michigan communities are evolving to address health challenges. This is made possible by grants from Michigan Health Endowment Fund. As in much of rural Michigan, residents of the communities of Chelsea, Dexter, Grass Lake, Manchester and Stockbridge in Washtenaw …

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PFF provides educational tools for PF for International Quality of Life Month

In celebration of International Quality of Life Month in January, the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF) is raising awareness of the educational resources it provides to support and improve the lives of people living with Pulmonary Fibrosis (PF). “Start January on a positive note by taking advantage of the many community …

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SPH Dean’s next venture to reduce treatment costs

With an extensive background in public health and epidemiology, School of Public Health Dean Sten Vermund recently joined the Innovation and Public Health Advisory Board at biotechnology company Tevogen Bio, where he will join Ryan Saadi SPH ’95. Sarah Cook 12:20 am, January 26, 2022 staff reporter Yale Daily News …

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Scottish nationalists see opportunities and pitfalls in Johnson’s woes | Boris Johnson News

Glasgow, Scotland – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was fighting for his political life after London’s Metropolitan Police opened an investigation on Tuesday into parties being held at his official residence at 10 Downing Street during the coronavirus pandemic. A British official had previously been tasked with conducting an internal …

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William Patrick Nelson | Geauga County maple leaf

« Back to Obituaries MUNSON TWP. – William Patrick Nelson, aged 89, of Munson Township, died January 18, 2022. The youngest of three brothers, he was born on Good Friday, March 25, 1932 to Cecille and Bert Nelson and grew up in Dearborn, Michigan. After graduating from the University of …

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Biden addresses the President’s Advisory Council on Science and Technology

President Joe Biden President Biden addressed the Presidential Advisory Council on Science and Technology. Biden was KVML’s “Newsmaker of the Day” on Monday. Here are his words: “As you know, this time when I was running for office, I was talking about PCAST ​​and people were looking at me like, …

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Rural Hoosier communities rally as COVID-19 worsens childcare crisis for parents and providers

Listen to the radio version of this story as it aired on the Indiana Public Broadcasting Stations. The sounds emanating from Perry Preschool and Child Care on this brisk fall morning give a glimpse of just how hectic things are today. Two employees called and didn’t show up for work, …

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Programs area *Please call ahead to ensure programs are available.* Volunteer Tutors, part-time teachers and substitute teachers who help people learn to read, write or spell, learn math, earn a high school diploma through the GED program, or learn to read and write English. 494-1964. Connections Area Agency on aging, …

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Select Auburn Students Leave the Prairie to Help Selma City Council on MLK Day – The Selma Times‑Journal

Auburn University assisted Selma City Council members in cleaning up the city during the MLK holiday. Nearly 100 Auburn students volunteered their services to help clean up Districts 3, 4, and 7, which are the districts of Councilman Clay Carmichael, Lesia James, and Jannie Thomas, respectively. Carmichael said he appreciates …

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Inflation skyrockets in Sri Lanka; Food prices at record high

Sri Lanka’s benchmark inflation rate, as measured by the National Consumer Price Index, accelerated to 14 percent in December 2021 from 11.1 percent, the state statistics office said on Saturday amid a severe foreign exchange crisis. This was the second straight month after inflation recorded double-digit growth in November for …

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DWR is seeking information on the killing of buck deer and removing its antlers

SPRINGVILLE, Utah — The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources (DWR) is asking for the public’s assistance in obtaining information about a deer that was killed in Sanpete County and had its antlers removed. Officials at the DWR received a tip earlier this month after a person spotted the animal near …

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Key Things Our Medical Providers Should Know | Hometown focus

Some medical providers don’t take the time to listen to their patients. In this article, Honore Lehtinen emphasizes the importance of medical providers being honest and compassionate when speaking to their patients. PUBLISHER’S NOTE: This article by Honore Lehtinen addresses healthcare providers from the patient’s perspective. According to Honore, she …

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The city is now accepting applications for the LIHEAP Crisis Component and LIHWAP programs

Eligible citizens can apply for heating, water and sewage subsidies The Louisville Metro Office of Resilience and Community Services is now accepting applications for the annual crisis component of the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) and the new Low Income Home Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP). Applications will be …

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Worldwide auctioneers return to Scottsdale with pre-war cars, live boutique sale

Worldwide Auctioneers returns for its annual boutique sale, the Scottsdale Auction, on Wednesday, January 26th at the start of Arizona Car Week. Among the pre-war automobiles scheduled for this year’s auction is an example of one of the most important automobiles in the world, a Pebble Beach-winning 1929 Duesenberg Model …

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The team captain can make or break a team

What is a team captain? Many team sports have one or more captains on the team. Some even have a leadership council. The team captain is not your star player. The team captain is the athlete the team looks up to. You embody the qualities you believe are important and …

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Turning a psychiatric crisis into an opportunity to prevent gunshot injuries

Newswise – Michigan Medicine is now making a new effort to reduce the risk of firearm injuries by offering free gun locks and educational resources to people being treated for a mental health crisis. Initially, the effort will focus on University of Michigan Health Psychiatric Emergency Department patients and their …

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Spartan woman pleads guilty to concealing material support for foreign terrorist organization USAO MDTN

NASHVILLE – A woman from Sparta, Tennessee, pleaded guilty in US District Court today to concealing material support and resources intended to be provided to a foreign terrorist organization, US Attorney Mark H. Wildasin for the Middle District of Tennessee said known. Georgianna AM Giampietro, 36, was indicted by a …

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10 Black Elected Officials Honoring Martin Luther King’s Legacy

Source: KAREN BLEIER/Getty The icon and legendary civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. became a visible spokesman and advocate for voter rights and justice among black and brown Americans during the civil rights movement. The legacy of the civil rights icon is undoubtedly being felt today as America continues …

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Tonga Volcano Eruption: Too Early to Assess Damage |

Further afield in the Pacific archipelago, an update from the relief coordination office OCHA showed that infrastructure around the main island of Tongatapu, where several resorts in the western coastal areas were destroyed or badly damaged, suffered significant damage. So far there are no confirmed deaths, but two people are …

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Stocks mixed as Beijing adds stimulus, Brent surpasses 2021 high

Passers-by wearing protective face masks walk past an electronic board displaying global stock indices amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic in Tokyo, Japan November 1, 2021. REUTERS/Issei Kato Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com to register Asian stock markets : Nasdaq futures slip as Treasury yields continue …

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Pay your electricity bills, say soldiers in Myanmar, or pay with your life

“In the last 10 months, the country has lost all of its 10-year gains,” said U Hein Maung, a Myanmar-based economist. “The cost of doing business has increased significantly. There is a booming black economy of drug trafficking, illegal logging, money laundering and other illegal businesses.” A drop in electricity …

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The Livingston Scholarship Program recognizes a state nonprofit leader

Since 2005, the Livingston Fellowship Program has supported nonprofit leaders in Colorado by providing opportunities to expand their professional growth. COLORADO, USA – The people who serve Colorado’s communities are often found in the nonprofit sector. Many work tirelessly to represent and support the communities they serve. Johnnie Williams, Executive …

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Governor: New Mexico National Guard Could Help Fill Shortage of Public Schools | Local news

As the daily number of COVID-19 cases climbed to a record high and schools across the state pondered plans for distance learning, Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham announced on Thursday what may be an unprecedented proposal: move New Mexico National Guard employees to the campus of the public Bringing schools to …

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Insurtech 2.0 wants to fix the senseless claims and complaints process

“Phenomenal returns.” This is what an agent from a major insurance company promised this 80-year-old grandfather from Delhi in exchange for a one-time payment of Rs 3 crore ($405,000). The gentleman had taken out around twenty insurance policies for members of his family. The mis-selling was not revealed until a …

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Leafly Appoints Jeff Oberlander as Senior Vice President of Engineering | shop

SEATTLE – (BUSINESS WIRE) – Dec. January 2022– Leafly Holdings, Inc. (“Leafly”), a leading online cannabis discovery marketplace and resource for cannabis users, today announced that Jeff Oberlander will join Leafly as Senior Vice President of Engineering and will share the technical vision for software development and leads Leafly’s product …

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Russia downplays threat to Ukraine after meeting with the US

Video Russian officials said they had told US diplomats during nearly eight hours of talks that Russia had no plans to invade Ukraine.creditCredit…Denis Balibouse / Reuters GENEVA – As Russian troops gather along the Ukrainian borders, American and Russian diplomats made it clear on Monday after an intense round of …

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The demand for the Parent Educator Academy increases sharply in the middle of the school year

PHOENIX – Parents take action and equip themselves with information and confidence to help their children succeed in the classroom. All of this is part of a program that aims to educate families, but above all to enable them to find their way around the public school system. ABC15 first …

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Calendar for Tuesday | Local news

1 event to mark on your calendar Recreation League kickball begins January 25 at Travis Fields in Bryan Midtown Park, with games played every Tuesday night for five weeks. Team registration is open through Friday for $ 280. There will be concessions and dealers on site for game evenings. Visit …

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Councilor son Joe Carlucci announces candidacy for Jacksonville city council seat

JACKSONVILLE, Florida. – Joe Carlucci, a son of Councilor Matt Carlucci, announced Monday that he is running for the Jacksonville City Council seat, which covers District 5. In a press release, Joe Carlucci said his priorities will be on growing the economy, attracting new jobs, and promoting tourism to the …

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Smoking in Personal Vehicles and Inhaling Nicotine Products: Resources for Campaigning

To protect children, regulations on smoking in private vehicles and on products for inhaling nicotine will be introduced on February 1, 2022. To raise awareness and encourage support for the new regulations, the health department is running two separate mass media campaigns. From February 1st, smoking in private vehicles in …

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Does he stay or does he go? Djokovic’s hearing is great

After four nights in an Australian immigration prison hotel, Novak Djokovic will get his day in court on Monday in a deportation case that has polarized opinions and elicited sincere support from the high-ranking tennis star in his native Serbia. Djokovic had his visa canceled after arriving at Melbourne Airport …

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The California National Guard will help at test sites as demand exceeds capacity

As a new sign that coronavirus testing capacity is beyond its limits, the state will be deploying National Guard members to 50 test sites across California, including six in San Diego County. The locations in Linda Vista, Chula Vista, El Cajon, Escondido, National City and Oceanside will each host two …

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Children’s mental health needs are growing – and care can be hard to find: shots

As students return to school this year, the mental health issues related to the pandemic will increase. Cavan Images RF / Getty Images Hide caption Toggle caption Cavan Images RF / Getty Images As students return to school this year, the mental health issues related to the pandemic will increase. …

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Love of work drives the union leader’s career | News, sports, jobs

OBSERVER Photo Doug Stock sits at a table full of honors and awards in his Fredonia home. Commendations, honors, and plaques surrounded Doug Stock as he sat in the kitchen area of ​​his home in Fredonia earlier this week. Although early Tuesday evening his attention was soon drawn to a …

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UTEP is focused on re-enrolling stop-outs with a $ 3 million grant from the US Department of Education

The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) is working to help students struggling to graduate with a $ 3 million scholarship from the U.S. Department of Education. The multi-pronged effort focuses on the reintegration and re-enrollment of undergraduate students who have suspended enrollment for a semester or more, also …

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Hurricanes first female mayor, new councilors sworn in – St George News

HURRICANE –There was poetry, prayer and patriotism in the Hurricane City council chambers on Monday as new mayor Nanette Billings and new councilors David Hirschi and Kevin Thomas took their oath of office. Hurricane Mayor Nanette Billings Hugs New Councilor Dave Hirschi As Councilors Kevin Thomas and Joseph Prete sit …

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Governor Ivey announces the launch of the Alabama-US corridor

Phase one will benefit Port of Mobile, Etowah, Jefferson, Shelby, and Washington / Mobile Counties MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey announced Tuesday the creation of the A-USA Corridor, a planned $ 231.6 million railroad project to modernize economic development infrastructure in central and southern Alabama. “Working with Port in Mobile …

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“Year of Unprecedented Change”: The Long Valley Police Chief

LONG VALLEY, NJ – As Washington Township penetrates into 2022, the police chief thanked residents, businesses and groups while looking back at all of the extraordinary circumstances local police faced in 2021. He called the year “an unprecedented change in terms of policy and legal revisions, procedural updates, attorney general …

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Insurance

The insurance industry has been investing in artificial intelligence (AI) for some time. In fact, AI in insurance could be considered relatively mature, at least at a basic level. Features like chatbots and AI-driven analytics are well established in the field. But with each passing year, the level of sophistication …

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New Director: Rebecca Matthews – Announcements

New director: Rebecca Matthews ARoS Aarhus Art Museum Aros Allé 2 8000 arhusDenmark Hours: Tuesday-Friday 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Saturday-Sunday 10 am-5pm T +45 87 30 66 00 [email protected] ARoS is pleased to announce the appointment of Rebecca Matthews as Director of the ARoS Aarhus Art Museum. Rebecca Matthews led Denmark’s …

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“There is no more money”: Covid crisis leaves Sri Lanka on the verge of bankruptcy | Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka faces a deepening financial and humanitarian crisis and fears it could go bankrupt in 2022 as inflation soars to record levels, food prices skyrocket and coffers empty. The government collapse, led by the powerful President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, is caused in part by the immediate effects of the Covid …

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Schools adapt to returning from break as COVID-19 cases rise

Mask requirements are returning in some school districts that have been dropped. Some plan to significantly speed up virus testing among students and staff. And a few school systems are switching to distance learning. However, the educators hope that this will only be the case for a short time. Rising …

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The new political scream in South Korea: “Out with people haters”

SEOUL – You have appeared whenever women in South Korea have protested sexual violence and gender bias. Dozens of young men, mostly dressed in black, mocked the demonstrators, screeching and singing: “Thud! Thud! ”To imitate the noise the“ ugly feminist pigs ”made when they left. “Out with man haters!” They …

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What You Should Know – Commercial Observer

For most of 2021, the race for the city’s second most powerful position was a confusing mess that few in the real estate industry would get into without pissing off the eventual winner. Up to eight council members ran for speakers. By Monday, December 13, however, most had dropped out …

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