Monthly Archives: September 2022

Sleep Deprivation or Narcolepsy? UAE doctors say rare diseases go undetected

Doctors in the United Arab Emirates say a rare sleep disorder that causes a person to suddenly fall asleep at inappropriate times is going undetected in the country as it marks World Narcolepsy Day – an annual day of awareness to bring overlooked life into to take the limelight. Change …

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Texas Tech project to combat misinformation in Hispanic communities

LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) – Three Texas Tech faculty members are trying to combat the misinformation and disinformation among the Hispanic population. They are trying to understand why the Hispanic community lacks so many sources of information compared to other communities. Lucinda Holt is an Assistant Professor of Practice at Texas …

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One year in prison: We stand by #Xuebing

China must protect the rights of imprisoned human rights defenders Huang Xueqin and Wang Jianbing ISHR regrets that today marks a year of disappearance and imprisonment for two young Chinese defense lawyers. But we are inspired by their work and the spirit of solidarity among all those behind Xuebing. “This …

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Successful Midland mayors work in partnership with community leaders and members

What exactly is the role of the mayor? Please also describe your vision for the city and offer three things you would like to achieve by the end of the semester The Mayor’s primary role is to provide visionary and strategic leadership to the city in collaboration with the City …

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Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves says it’s a “great day not to be in Jackson amid the water crisis.”

Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves (R) said Friday it was, as always, “a great day not to be in Jackson,” the capital, which has been facing a water crisis after Pearl River flooding damaged its water system . The big picture: Reeves made the comments while speaking in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. It’s …

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What was the motive for serial killers Carol M. Bundy and Doug Clark?

Shortly after Doug Clark met Carol Bundy at a local country bar, he moved into the apartment she shared with her two sons from a previous marriage. Los Angeles Magazine writes that Clark Bundy confessed his most depraved sexual desires shortly thereafter. Her first known act was molesting the 11-year-old …

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Where there is loss there is hope

Loss is an inevitable part of life. To be alive means to face both ordinary and extraordinary losses. Sometimes losses are expected. In other cases, the loss comes as an unwelcome surprise. My own mother was diagnosed with stage 3 breast cancer 17 years before she died. Over the years, …

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Word over the weekend: This could trigger the next financial crisis, and these are the most – and least – vulnerable housing markets if the US goes into recession

By Andrew Keshner The best personal finance stories of Friday Hello market watchers. Don’t miss these top stories. At the weekend it was said: This can trigger the next financial crisis Also, a preview of the Federal Reserve’s next steps to fight inflation and a painful warning from FedEx. Continue …

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Tragic details about Doris Day

Doris Day came from a broken home when her father left her family when she was 12 TCM. In her autobiography “Doris Day: Her Own Story”, She wrote that her early memories of her father were of a “staid German fanatic”. Still, even after her father left she could never …

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Positive newborn genetic screening in Pompe worries mothers Interview study shows insecurity for the future of parents of LOPD children

In an interview study, mothers of children who test positive for Pompe disease in newborn genetic screening programs—and who have been diagnosed with late-stage type, or LOPD—expressed uncertainty about the age of onset of symptoms in their sons and daughters and concerns about the future of their child. Researchers say …

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Mormon Church donates $32 million to UN agency to fight hunger

Mormon Church leaders have announced a $32 million donation to the UN World Food Program Relief Agency to help with the looming global hunger crisis. The agency has previously said that the world is facing a “seismic hunger crisis” after years of the COVID-19 pandemic, global climate changes and the …

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Cambridge City Council holds its first autumn meeting with new city manager Yi-An Huang ’05 | news

Cambridge City Council held its first regular meeting of the autumn on Monday night – the first to be attended by new city manager Yi-An Huang ’05. During the meeting, the council approved nearly $16 million in state and local funding for Cambridge’s Affordable Housing Trust and nearly $4 million …

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US News & World Report ranks UArizona among the top 50 public universities

By Nick Prevenas, University Communications today The University of Arizona received several strong marks in the 2023 US News & World Report Best Colleges Ranking published today. UArizona ranks 105th overall and 48th among public universities. The university ranks 11th among all colleges and universities designated as Hispanic-Serving Institutions. “I …

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WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert Addresses Support for Brittney Griner, New Prioritization Rule, Expansion

Ahead of Game 1 of Sunday’s WNBA Finals between the Las Vegas Aces and Connecticut Sun, Commissioner Cathy Engelbert addressed the media during their annual Finals press conference. As usual, Engelbert addressed a wide range of topics, including the prioritization rule and the expansion of the league. She also reiterated …

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Macedonian judges study judicial ethics in Great Falls

Great Falls is far from the headquarters of international diplomacy. It’s fair to say that the small community on the edge of the Rocky Mountains has little influence on state affairs. And yet this assumption could be wrong. On Friday, a delegation of five young judges from the eastern European …

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Swedes go to the polls in a close election marred by crime and the energy crisis

Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com to register Social Democrat Prime Minister Andersson faces right-wing opposition Kristersson of the Moderates has allied himself with the Sweden Democrats Campaigns focus on crime, cost of living crisis Opinion polls show a neck-and-neck race between blocks Polling stations close at …

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Texas Produced Water Consortium Reports to Texas Legislature | KLBK | KAMC

The following is a press release from Texas Tech University: LUBBOCK, Texas (PRESS RELEASE) — Tues Texas Produced Water Consortium (TXPWC) released its preliminary findings Thursday (September 1) in a report to the Texas Legislature titled “Beneficial Utilization of Produced Water in Texas: Challenges, Opportunities, and the Way Forward.” Enacted …

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European Midday Briefing: Miners, Oil Majors Help Lift Stocks; Energy crisis debated

MARKET WRAPS Stocks: European stocks posted solid gains on Friday, with investor attention remaining focused on inflation and central bank monetary policy. More hawkish comments on Thursday from Jerome Powell, who said the central bank should not waver in its commitment to aggressively tackling inflation, and the European Central Bank’s …

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How Has Online Learning Impacted College Accreditation?

With universities launching a variety of new virtual learning platforms and expanding their online course catalogs to meet demand for distance learning options, it’s hard to argue that COVID-19 has helped change the way learning is being done Institutions across the US are taking place Remote and online programming has …

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The outbreak of COVID-19 has sparked demand for antimicrobial technologies |

Pandemic-driven innovation is pushing industry to adopt long-lasting antimicrobial technologies, says Frost & Sullivan SAN ANTONIO, September 8, 2022 /CNW/ — The outbreak of COVID-19 has unleashed demand for antimicrobial technologies across sectors, according to recent analysis by Frost & Sullivan, Growth Opportunities for Global Antimicrobial Technologies Enabled by COVID-19. …

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Governor Larry Hogan – Official website of the Governor of Maryland

The Department of the Environment continues to conduct inspections and ensure that the Safe Drinking Water Act is enforcedThe Department of General Services is delivering 37,000 bottles of water to help the city with water distributionDepartment of Emergency Management, facilitating city resource requests, coordination between affected jurisdictions ANNAPOLIS, …

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NDP is asking the Secretary of Sport to conduct a “continuity review” of Hockey Canada

support for survivors If you or someone you know has experienced sexual violence and needs support, you can find province-specific centers, hotlines and services in Canada here. A list of resources and references is provided for readers in America here. NDP MP Peter Julian is calling on the federal government …

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Chautauqua County Head Start faculty and staff receive family engagement training | News, Sports, Jobs

The Chautauqua County Department of Mental Hygiene (CCDMH) had the opportunity to work with Chautauqua Opportunities, Inc. (COI), the Child Care Council for Chautauqua County, to host the Park United Methodist Head Start faculty and staff training this fall Church in Sinclairville to perform. Rachel Ludwig of CCDMH …

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Yale creates first cabinet role in information technology

Over the summer, University President Peter Salovey created several new leadership roles, including a new position in his cabinet — vice president, information technology — supporting Yale’s commitment to “equip members of our community with the digital resources necessary to teach, learn, and pursue new knowledge.” and solutions to pressing …

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4,000 Google cafeteria workers have quietly unionized during the pandemic

Comment on this story comment Google is famous for its cafeterias, which serve everything from vegan poke to gourmet tacos to its legions of programmers and product managers—for free. But the cooks and waiters behind these meals are generally contractors working for other companies and don’t receive the lavish perks …

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Ivette González Petkovich – Candidate for Doral City Council, Seat 2

Ivette Gonzalez Petkovich Campaign website: www.ivettefordoral.com Current occupation: Law Firm Petkovich PA Political experience: Vice-Chair of the Doral Committee on the Status of Women Doral’s Citizen’s Audit Advisory: Examined the city’s budget to ensure efficiency in managing our taxpayers’ money. President, Doral Community Coalition Miami Dade Assistant State Attorney: Prosecuted …

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Energy issues in Ukraine and Europe take center stage

Energy troubles plagued Ukraine and Europe as much of the Russian-held region, home to a largely paralyzed nuclear power plant, was reported experiencing temporary power outages on Sunday. Only one out of six reactors at the Zaporizhia plant was connected to the grid, and Russia’s main natural gas pipeline to …

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Increasing calls for the federal government to increase paid parental leave after the 2022 National Jobs and Skills Summit

There are mounting calls for the federal government to respond to a policy idea that garnered strong support at the Jobs and Skills Summit – to help narrow the gender pay gap. Treasury Secretary Katy Gallagher said the women “got it on point” at the two-day event. But some are …

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Council summary: Chacon still fails to seal number plate reader deal: Privacy and justice advocates reject surveillance program – News

The city council decided on Thursday evening (September 1) to postpone a vote on approval again Austin Police Department to resume use Automated license plate reader Program. The department already owns 20 ALPR cameras and has previously signed contracts Vigilant solutions to manage the software side – primarily the database …

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Jackson’s water system could require billions of dollars in repairs. Federal infrastructure funds are not a quick fix.

JACKSON, Mississippi — Residents of the Mississippi capital — who currently don’t have clean drinking water from their tap and in some neighborhoods don’t have enough water pressure to flush toilets — had good reason to hope the ambitious $1 trillion Last year’s infrastructure contract would help. President Joe Biden …

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P-EBT for private and non-public students

On August 2, 2022, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) approved California’s P-EBT state plan for school-age children in the 2021–22 school year (SY). The USDA also recently approved the P-EBT plan for California summer 2022. This notice provides the data collection process for private and non-public schools, eligibility …

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The chamber houses the fourth youth leadership class

Nearly 30 junior and senior high school seniors from the area gathered on Wednesday, August 24 to open the fourth course of the Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce’s youth leadership class. The program was created eight years ago by Tammy Hodges, Jefferson County High School’s work-based learning coordinator, and Amber …

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Public health needs to be transformed. Health IT can help

COvid-19 slammed public health agencies and organizations. Future crises, whether from infectious diseases, extreme weather, or other causes, are likely to do the same unless they change their approach to public health reporting, data management, and information sharing. Managing public health is not easy, especially in the United States. Not …

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Officials looking at health care options | News, Sports, Jobs

DISCUSSION – Panelists, from left, Jason Edson of Americans for Prosperity, Dr. Integrated Source One Direct Health Care’s Bernard Bubanic and U.S. Rep. Bill Johnson, R-Marietta, listen to a question from a viewer Tuesday. – Nancy Johnson MARIETTA — Marietta on Tuesday received a grassroots proposal …

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