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first_imgNovember 27, 2019 /Sports News – Local Weber State Plays for 7th Place Against Northeastern At Gulf Coast Showcase Tags: Northeastern Basketball/Weber State basketball FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailESTERO, Fla.-Wednesday morning, for a 9:00 am tip-off, Weber State and Northeastern meet for 7th place at the Gulf Coast Showcase.The Wildcats have suffered defeats in this tournament against Wright State (57-72) Monday and Murray State (68-69) Tuesday.Under head coach Randy Rahe (267-157, .630) in his 14th season at the helm, Weber State is off to a 1-4 start and seeks some good vibes against the Huskies of the Colonial Athletic Conference this morning.The Wildcats are currently scoring 69 points per game and surrendering 70.2 points per contest.Senior guard Jerrick Harding (17 points, 3.5 rebounds per game) is the Wildcats’ leading scorer.Former Wasatch Academy star, senior guard Cody John (10.8 points, 4 rebounds per game) also scores in double-figures on average for the Wildcats.Freshman guard Judah Jordan leads the Wildcats in assists with 12. Junior guard Khameron Davis, a transfer from Pittsburgh, has a team-best 5 rebounds per game.Davis, John and junior forward Michal Kozak, a Czech national, have four steals apiece on the seasonfor the Wildcats.Kozak also has a team-best six blocks for Weber State.The Huskies are coached by Bill Coen (227-201, .530) in his 14th season at the program. He has Northeastern at 3-4 to start this season.The Huskies score 73.6 points per game and surrender 68.4 points per contest.Redshirt senior guard Jordan Roland (24.9 points per game) is a stalwart for the Huskies. Roland is tied for the team lead in steals (11) with freshman guard Tyson Walker (10 points per game, a team-best 20 assists).Senior guard Brace Bolden has a team-best 5.9 rebounds for the Huskies and junior forward Tomas Murphy has a team-best 3 blocked shots. Written by Brad Jameslast_img read more

first_img Image: Canes Midstream has secured equity commitment from EIV Capital. Photo: courtesy of rawpixel/Pixabay. Canes Midstream LLC (“Canes”), a growth-oriented energy infrastructure company focused on acquiring and developing oil and gas midstream infrastructure, today announced an equity commitment by EIV Capital (“EIV”), a private equity firm focused on the energy industry, and Canes’ management. The investment will allow Canes to acquire, construct, own and operate midstream assets in the United States.Canes is based in Dallas, Texas and is led by Scott Brown and Chad Choate. The executive team has a combined 50 years of diverse oil and gas midstream experience covering management, commercial, operations, engineering, marketing, construction and origination for both M&A and greenfield development activity. The executive team has acquired and/or developed greenfield midstream assets including: gas gathering, compression, processing and treating, crude oil and NGL gathering and transmission and water gathering and disposal for both private equity-backed and publicly traded midstream companies.  Canes offers a full suite of midstream services to upstream, midstream and downstream customers including producers, end-users, processors, pipeline operators and refiners. Canes works closely with customers to provide tailored service offerings that meet their specific needs and to deliver reliable, safe, easy to understand, on time and best-in-class solutions so they can focus on their core business.Scott Brown, CEO of Canes, said: “We are excited to partner with EIV as we develop midstream solutions throughout the United States. Chad and I have devoted our combined 50-year careers to the midstream space and strongly believe there will be increasing opportunities to partner with producers and continue to build midstream assets for our customers.”Greg Davis, Partner at EIV, said: “We are pleased to partner with Canes as it acquires, develops, operates and commercializes oil and gas midstream infrastructure assets. The Canes team brings a robust background that spans numerous basins and commodities, positioning the team well to partner with producers looking for midstream solutions.” Source: Company Press Release The investment will allow Canes to acquire, construct, own and operate midstream assets in the USlast_img read more

first_imgHome » News » Agencies & People » Odds shorten on estate agent winning seat in May previous nextAgencies & PeopleOdds shorten on estate agent winning seat in MayAnne McIntosh’s decision not to stand in May’s General Election could now pave the way for Kevin Hollinrake of Hunters to be elected as MP for Thirsk & Malton.PROPERTYdrum25th March 20150551 Views Bookmakers have slashed the odds on Kevin Hollinrake, Managing Director and Co-Founder of Hunters Property Group, being elected MP for Thirsk & Malton after his nearest rival, and existing MP for the North Yorkshire, announced last week that she will not be seeking re-election on 7th May.Anne McIntosh (left), the Conservative MP, confirmed she will not run as an independent in the General Election, after she was deselected by her party.She said she would focus on returning a Tory government by campaigning for candidates in marginal seats instead. McIntosh has been the MP for Thirsk & Malton, North Yorkshire, since 1997, and was previously an MEP.She commented, “Many have asked me to stand locally in some capacity. I am honoured but my place is within the party and I would never put personal ambition ahead of the best interests of the country, which can only be served by another Government led by David Cameron.“To all those who have so loyally supported me and who have expressed disillusionment and a sense of being disenfranchised, I urge them to put aside their disappointment and ask them to consider that the alternative would not be good for the constituency, the Conservative Party or, indeed, the country.”A statement from the local party said, “The Association acknowledges the work that Anne McIntosh has done in the last five years and wishes her well in the future.”Conservatives in the Thirsk & Malton constituency last year chose estate agent, Kevin Hollinrake, as their prospective candidate for the next General Election.Mr Hollinrake was selected to fight the marginal West Yorkshire seat of Dewsbury in 2007, but withdrew for business reasons a year later.Bookmaker odds on Mr Hollinrake winning the seat for Thirsk & Malton are now as short as 1/33. In contrast, his nearest rival, Toby Horton of UKIP, is 25/1 to be elected on 7th May.Mr Hollinrake (right), from Easingwold, North Yorkshire, said he was delighted to have been selected. He commented, “It’s a lifetime ambition. My parents always encouraged us to take an interest in politics and current affairs and to share our opinions around the dining room table. I did not want to be a career politician, I first wanted to prove that I could be successful in business and think that gives me the credibility and experience to be able to help to improve things at a local and national level.”Look out for Kevin Hollinrake’s guest column in the May issue of The Negotiator magazine – out soon.May elections Kevin Hollinrake Hunters March 25, 2015The NegotiatorWhat’s your opinion? Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.Please note: This is a site for professional discussion. Comments will carry your full name and company.This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.Related articles 40% of tenants planning a move now that Covid has eased says Nationwide3rd May 2021 Letting agent fined £11,500 over unlicensed rent-to-rent HMO3rd May 2021 BREAKING: Evictions paperwork must now include ‘breathing space’ scheme details30th April 2021last_img read more

first_imgQualifications :We are looking for highly-motivated, productive, andresults-oriented scientists with strong Ph.D. training inneuroscience or a neuroscience related field. The ability to workindependently, as well as collaboratively with other investigators,is necessary.Excellent oral and written communication skills are necessary. Thesuccessful candidate will be expected to prepare proposals forcompetitive research funding.If accommodations are needed for a disability, please contactStaffing & Career Services at 410-706-2606, Monday – Friday,8:30am – 4:30pm EST. Maryland Relay can be accessed by dialing 711(in-state) or 1-800-735-2258.Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women,protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities areencouraged to apply. The Department of Neurology at University of Maryland School ofMedicine is seeking a part-time, highly qualified postdoctoralresearch fellow for preclinical translational research focusing oncellular signaling pathways involved in immune regulation ofneuronal function. Primary research involves use of patient-derivedsamples for analysis in cell culture, primary neuronal culture, androdent animal models of neurologic diseases. Specifically, we areinterested in the molecular mechanisms of autoantibody targeting ofcell surface proteins. The laboratory utilizes multidisciplinaryapproach and techniques include primary neuronal culture, acutebrain slice sectioning, neuropharmacology, viral vector delivery,histology, immunocytochemistry, immunohistochemistry, light andconfocal microscopy, and live cell microscopy.Candidates should have expertise in at least one of the followingareas: cell biology, biochemistry, molecular biology, or cellularphysiology. Experience with mouse and rat transgenic andknock-in/knock-out models is preferred. The successful candidatewill lead one or more projects combining multidisciplinaryapproaches in cell biology, neuroscience, and immunology.Interested candidates should provide cover letter including shortdescription of doctoral training and future research goals, C.V.,and at least 3 references to:David R. Benavides, M.D., Ph.D.Assistant ProfessorDepartment of Neurology, Multiple Sclerosis Division110 S. Paca Street, 3rd FloorBaltimore, MD [email protected]last_img read more

first_imgPremier Foods’ branded cakes sales fell in the last quarter of 2016 as mince pies volumes shifted from Mr Kipling to own-label products.The company reported a 3.4% year- on-year decline in sales of branded products in its Sweet Treats division in the 13 weeks to 31 December 2016. Non-branded sales increased 10.3%, however, contributing to total division sales rising 1% in the quarter.Although the total number of mince pies sold by Premier rose 17% year on year, some volume manufactured by the business switched from Mr Kipling to non-branded sales.“This resulted in softer branded sales, offset by a very strong performance across the non-branded range,” reported the company.Premier also revealed it was in discussions with Mondelēz International about extending its long-standing licence for the Cadbury brand, adding these talks were “making good progress”.News of the discussions comes six months after Mondelēz acquired the global licence for Cadbury-branded biscuits from Burton’s Biscuit Company, which had produced Cadbury biscuits under licence.“Cadbury cake continued its strong momentum from the first half of the year, with sales and market share both growing,” reported Premier in a trading statement today (18 January). “The group continues to enjoy an excellent working relationship with Mondelēz.”Premier will be extending its Cadbury line-up this year with a Cadbury cake Choc Tarts range in Caramel, Crunchie and Flake flavour variants.Cadbury and Mr Kipling both enjoyed a strong performance in the Australian market during the period, said Premier, contributing to the ninth consecutive quarter of growth for its international business.Premier last week announced it was seeking higher prices from retailers following ingredients cost increases and weakness in sterling.  In today’s trading update, the company said it was experiencing cost hikes in commodities including sugar, chocolate, dairy, wheat and palm oil.“We take a blended approach to managing these cost increases, managing our own efficiencies, adjusting promotional mechanics and formats where appropriate and, finally, looking at limited price increases where these cannot be avoided,” it stated. “We are working collaboratively with customers to agree these changes and are confident appropriate settlements will be reached, although this is taking longer than originally foreseen.”Premier total group sales – including household brands such as Bisto and Loyd Grossman – were down 1% year on year to £251.4m. Branded sales were down 3.8%, while non-branded sales rose 11.6%. Bisto, Oxo, Loyd Grossman, Ambrosia and Batchelors all delivered volume and value market share gains in the quarter, it reported.last_img read more

first_imgWNY News Now File Image.JAMESTOWN – One of the Jamestown Police Department’s newest K-9’s suddenly passed away Saturday.K-9 Promber. Image via the Chautauqua Blue Lives Matter Facebook page.K-9 Promber, who was partnered with Officer Erik Kraft, died early Saturday morning, according to the Chautauqua Blue Lives Matter group.K-9 Promber joined Jamestown Police last year.He was named in honor of retired JPD Detective Stephen Promber, who passed unexpectedly in March of 2019 due to a medical emergency. “His presence, though only felt for a short time, was lasting and will be remembered and honored forever,” wrote Chautauqua Blue Lives Matter in a post on social media. “Rest easy, Promber. You’ve earned it, good boy.”In his brief time with JPD, K-9 Promber was involved in numerous searches and operations. Share:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)last_img read more

first_img from $57.50 Arielle Jacobs is heading far beyond the palace walls. Luckily, she’s got a diamond in the rough who can show her the ropes: her fellow show-stopper and sib Adam Jacobs, who is currently playing the title role in Aladdin on the Main Stem. has confirmed that his sis will play Princess Jasmine in the shining, shimmering, splendid tuner’s Australian production.The California native was most recently seen on the Great White Way as Nessarose in Wicked. Jacobs made her Broadway debut in In the Heights and appeared in the musical on the road; her additional credits include Into the Woods and High School Musical on tour.Forget sibling rivalry! The two surprised their parents with the exciting news. Watch the adorable announcement below! Aladdin Related Showscenter_img View Comments Adam Jacobs & Arielle Jacobs(Photo: Caitlin McNaney)last_img read more

first_imgLast month, I attended the Young Harris College-University of Georgia Beekeeping Institute. While I am not a beekeeper, I am also not a novice to beekeeping. In my role as a UGA Cooperative Extension county agent, I have a number of friends in various bee clubs. I even have two hives that a friend keeps at my house.In my two days at the institute, I learned that there was so much more to these amazing creatures than I ever realized. The week of June 17-23 is National Pollinator Week, and I thought this would be an ideal time to share some of my newfound bee knowledge.Bees have three body segments: head, thorax and abdomen. The head has five eyes; there are two on the side and three small eyes that look like dots on the top of the head. These three eyes are more like light sensors so the bee knows which way is up. These light-sensing eyes can get bees into trouble in snowy areas. They sometimes exit the hive when snow is on the ground, and the reflected light from the ground is brighter than the sky, so bees fly upside down before crashing into the snow.The thorax, the bee’s power center, is the location of the bee’s four wings and the six legs. There are many bee look-alikes in the insect world. One way to distinguish a bee from a fly is the bee’s four wings. Flies only have two wings. The abdomen houses the internal organs, and the stinger is located at the base of the abdomen. The abdomen has seven segments and contains eight wax-producing glands. Wax is secreted in liquid form through segments four through seven until it cools and hardens. After it hardens, the hive workers collect it and form the hive’s cells. These wax scales are 3 mm across and 1 mm thick. It takes about 1,100 scales to make 1 gram of wax.Bees, like butterflies and moths, go through a complete metamorphosis, which includes egg, larva, pupa and adult life stages. With honeybees, what interested me was the time it takes them to progress from egg to adult. A queen completes this in as little as 16 days, whereas a worker, the female sister, takes 21 days. A drone, the male brother of the queen, takes 24 days. The difference is based on survival. When a colony needs to replace a queen, they must replace her fast so egg-laying can continue.It takes only three days for an egg to develop into a larva. A bee larva looks like a small grub or maggot. It is white in color, nestled into a cell and has no legs or eyes. During this stage it increases 900 times in weight. But how can it grow this fast, molting its skin six times, if it is blind and immobile? The worker bees feed these voracious little eaters, making approximately 1,300 visits each day to feed them and clean their cells.After bees become adults, they have various roles in the hive. While we may think they leave the cells and start flying to flowers, only the oldest adults at the end of their lives can be seen in gardens. The bees begin their adulthood as homebodies, working on important jobs like cleaning and capping cells, basically acting as the hive’s sanitation department. After they graduate from these tasks, they move up to brood tending, comb building, grooming and food handling. It is not until about day 15-20 of their adult life that they begin outdoor tasks, like ventilating and guarding the entrance to the hive.  An adult bee’s first foraging flight is usually not until about day 20. In the summer, most bees only live for 35 days. Foraging flights are dangerous business given all the hazards: lawnmowers, windshields, birds, spiders and other predators. It makes sense that this is a task for the older, disposable bees.For more information on pollinators, visit read more

first_imgThe Cooperative Trust’s James Marshall joins us at the GAC (out of breath from his breakneck schedule) to discuss conference activities, 2015 plans, and Thunderpunch! continue reading » 5SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblrlast_img

first_imgBranch foot traffic has significantly declined as web-based banking continues to rise.  However, by no means is the brick and mortar office obsolete. Better yet, it is evolving. It’s reducing staff and space, relying on technology and self-service, and shifting towards a relationship selling approach to maximize opportunity within each visit. Like evolution in the animal kingdom, the branch is undergoing the changes it needs to adapt to its modern surroundings. So much so, that some branches have added something extra to get a “leg up” on the competition—wheels.Though mobile branches have been around since the early 90s, they were mostly utilized during disaster relief efforts back then. Today, the decreasing cost of technology and evolving banking habits are opening the door for more mobile branch opportunities. John Baker, CEO of mobile branch manufacturing pioneer MBF Industries, claims that mobile branch sales have increased at least 10-15% year-over-year for the past three to five years. “The decrease in communication costs such as internet and telephone have fueled the need for mobile ATMs and branches,” said Baker. “We expect major growth for years to come as the industry continues to see the cost-effective benefits of the mobile branch.”Baker states that there are many applications for a mobile branch, ranging from “community events, auto dealership loan processing, disaster relief, and serving under-sized markets that can’t support a full branch.” However, today’s most popular use is as a branch replacement during the construction or remodeling of brick and mortar locations. A mobile branch can be driven to the parking lot of the branch under construction. While parked, it provides the community the same in-branch services with the same staff as the physical branch while the construction is being completed, eliminating branch downtime.  Codigo’s Branch Transformation report revealed that 2 out of 5 institutions were adding locations through 2014-2015, and that an additional 25% were remodeling existing locations, creating a significant opportunity for institutions to leverage mobile branches.There’s not much a brick and mortar location can do that a mobile branch can’t. MBF Industries has manufactured mobile branches that range from strictly ATMs to full-service banking, Baker claims.  Lately, they’ve received more elaborate requests from clients. “They want to install large digital signage for advertising, as well as self-service kiosks to reduce paper clutter and provide more interactivity— just like in the brick and mortar locations.”Much like the people it serves, the branch has gone mobile. It has grown legs and the ability to go to the customer, instead of waiting for customers to visit. With the cost of technology decreasing, these mobile branches are becoming more and more cost-effective for institutions of all shapes and sizes. It will not be long before we see more of them serving our communities as a widely accepted way to bank. 7SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr,Matt Deaton Matt Deaton is the Marketing Manager at Codigo, a Louisville. KY-based technology company that develops retail engagement tools such as digital signage, interactive kiosks, and on-hold messaging. Codigo has served … Web: Detailslast_img read more