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Powerhouse Germany still driving Euro

first_img Share Read This Next’A Quiet Place Part II’ Sets Pandemic Record in Debut WeekendFamily ProofHiking Gadgets: Amazon Deals Perfect For Your Next AdventureFamily ProofYoga for Beginners: 3 Different Types of Yoga You Should TryFamily ProofAmazon roars for MGM’s lion, paying $8.45 billion for studio behind JamesFamily ProofIndian Spiced Vegetable Nuggets: Recipes Worth CookingFamily ProofBack on the Rails for Summer New York to New Orleans, Savannah and MiamiFamily ProofThe Truth About Bottled Water – Get the Facts on Drinking Bottled WaterGayotChicken Bao: Delicious Recipes Worth CookingFamily ProofCheese Crostini: Delicious Recipes Worth CookingFamily Proof whatsapp whatsapp KCS-content by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeMoneyPailShe Was A Star, Now She Works In ScottsdaleMoneyPailTotal PastThe Ingenious Reason There Are No Mosquitoes At Disney WorldTotal PastMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStorySerendipity TimesInside Coco Chanel’s Eerily Abandoned Mansion Frozen In TimeSerendipity TimesBrake For ItThe Most Worthless Cars Ever MadeBrake For ItBetterBe20 Stunning Female AthletesBetterBeautooverload.comDeclassified Vietnam War Photos The Public Wasn’t Meant To Seeautooverload.comElite HeraldExperts Discover Girl Born From Two Different SpeciesElite Heraldmoneycougar.comThis Proves The Osmonds Weren’t So Innocentmoneycougar.com Monday 24 January 2011 7:29 pmcenter_img Show Comments ▼ Powerhouse Germany still driving Euro RECOVERY in the Eurozone is continuing despite troubles in peripheral economies, data revealed yesterday.Business activity hit a six month high, according to Markit’s purchasing managers’ index, exceeding forecasts.The service industry’s expansion accelerated this month, while manufacturing growth slowed – to an index score of 56.9, down from 57.1 in December.The service sector in the Euro area increased from 54.2 to 55.2.All scores over 50 indicate economic growth.Yet the single currency area is still largely being driven forward by France and Germany, its core economies.“The German composite output index continued to defy gravity, rising from 60.3 to 61,” noted ING’s Martin van Vliet.“The score signalled the strongest private sector growth performance since the record high posted in June 2006.”French business activity also increased, from 56.3 to 56.9, a four month high. The Eurozone is increasingly experiencing a “two speed” recovery, Markit revealed.“The divergence between Germany and the rest of the single currency area has reached a new high,” said chief economist Chris Williamson. “Outside of France and Germany the periphery has now seen new orders fall in four of the past five months,” he said.The story was mirrored by separate data on industrial orders, released later in the day. “German industrial orders surged in November, maintaining its position as the manufacturing powerhouse of the Eurozone,” said Howard Archer of IHS Global Insight. “There as also decent growth in orders in France and, encouragingly, Spain. However, orders fell in Italy.”Industrial orders across the whole of the Eurozone rose by 2.1 per cent in November, compared to the previous month.The divergence in economic performance between difference areas in the Euro area “increasingly complicates the ECB’s task in setting interest rates,” van Vliet said. Tags: NULLlast_img read more

Wapic Insurance PLC (WAPIC.ng) Q12016 Presentation

first_imgCoronation Insurance Plc (WAPIC.ng) listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange under the Insurance sector has released it’s 2016 presentation results for the first quarter.For more information about Coronation Insurance Plc (WAPIC.ng) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Coronation Insurance Plc (WAPIC.ng) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Coronation Insurance Plc (WAPIC.ng)  2016 presentation results for the first quarter.Company ProfileCoronation Insurance Plc is an insurance company in Nigeria licensed to underwrite all classes of life and non-life insurance for the personal, groups, commercial and industrial sectors. The company has operations in Nigeria and Ghana. General and personal insurance products cover motor, life, investment, yacht, marine and home insurance. Corporate insurance products cover general property insurance, automotive, marine, aviation, all risk, fire and special perils, goods-in-transit and guarantee and liability insurance for the oil and gas, hotel and restaurant, professional firms and associations, manufacturing, education, energy, telecommunication, financial services, trading, religious bodies, contractors, travel agent, real estate and transport sectors. Public sector clients include government ministries and departments, parastatals and agencies. Wapic Insurance Plc was founded in 1958. Its company head office is in Lagos, Nigeria. Coronation Insurance Plc is listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchangelast_img read more

Burberry’s recent share price decline should not worry long-term investors

first_img Renowned stock-picker Mark Rogers and his analyst team at The Motley Fool UK have named 6 shares that they believe UK investors should consider buying NOW.So if you’re looking for more stock ideas to try and best position your portfolio today, then it might be a good day for you. Because we’re offering a full 33% off your first year of membership to our flagship share-tipping service, backed by our ‘no quibbles’ 30-day subscription fee refund guarantee. Burberry’s recent share price decline should not worry long-term investors Simply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this. Enter Your Email Address James J. McCombie | Wednesday, 29th January, 2020 | More on: BRBY Image source: Getty Images. I’m sure you’ll agree that’s quite the statement from Motley Fool Co-Founder Tom Gardner.But since our US analyst team first recommended shares in this unique tech stock back in 2016, the value has soared.What’s more, we firmly believe there’s still plenty of upside in its future. In fact, even throughout the current coronavirus crisis, its performance has been beating Wall St expectations.And right now, we’re giving you a chance to discover exactly what has got our analysts all fired up about this niche industry phenomenon, in our FREE special report, A Top US Share From The Motley Fool. Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shares I would like to receive emails from you about product information and offers from The Fool and its business partners. Each of these emails will provide a link to unsubscribe from future emails. More information about how The Fool collects, stores, and handles personal data is available in its Privacy Statement. “This Stock Could Be Like Buying Amazon in 1997” Click here to claim your copy now — and we’ll tell you the name of this Top US Share… free of charge! Why have shares in Burberry (LSE: BRBY), a British luxury fashion house, been performing so poorly? From a yearly high of 2,329p on 17 January 2019, the Burberry share was down to 2,099p a week later and hit a low of 1,918p Tuesday.A peak to trough decline of 18% does not fit with the tone of the third-quarter trading statement, released on 22 January 2020. Overall, revenue and same-store sales growth had improved year on year. Revenue growth in the single-digits has been forecasted for 2020.5G is here – and shares of this ‘sleeping giant’ could be a great way for you to potentially profit!According to one leading industry firm, the 5G boom could create a global industry worth US$12.3 TRILLION out of thin air…And if you click here we’ll show you something that could be key to unlocking 5G’s full potential… See all posts by James J. McCombie The last forecast was for flat sales and weaker margins. The upgrade should have cheered investors, but prices continued to slide. They have recovered to 2,030p at the time of writing but still sit below the highs.China focusBurberry has 431 stores globally, of which 46% are in the Asia Pacific region, where it generates a majority (39.7%) of its revenue. Sales in China grew by around 15% in the latest quarter. This was enough to offset the decline in Hong Kong and increase overall regional sales by a low single-digit percentage.The bringing of a Burberry runway show to Shanghai in April 2020, and the excellent response to Lunar New Year activities, were headline items in the trading report. Burberry plans to open flagship stores at a luxury hotel in Beijing, and a mall in Shanghai, and partner with Tencent, a Chinese conglomerate, to open a social retail store in Shenzhen.Past lessonsThe trading update was released as fears were growing about an outbreak of a new coronavirus in Wuhan, China, that began in December 2019. It is from the same family of viruses as the one that causes severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS).There were over 8,000 confirmed cases of SARS, in over 25 countries. The most heavily affected regions were China (5,327) and Hong Kong (1,755). The mortality rate was 9.6%.According to Wang Tao of UBS, an investment bank, the SARS outbreak reduced quarterly GDP growth in China from 12% to 3.5%. Chinese retail sales growth fell sharply as did its stock market.The response has been more transparent and robust this time around. However, China is more connected, both domestically and internationally, now than it was in 2003. There have already been more than 6,000 confirmed cases, and 130 people have died. Social media enables panic to be spread faster compared to 2003. Unease will likely grow until the outbreak peaks, which does not appear to have happened yet.Burberry’s third-quarter trading report was clear that China, the epicentre of the new viral outbreak, was essential to its growth. It was a mistake to issue revised guidance, for positive sales growth, amid an event that will reduce fourth-quarter sales in China and make no mention of it. Global sales, in general, may take a measurable hit. World GDP fell by an estimated 0.1% due to the SARS outbreak, according to the IATA.Looking aheadBurberry stock, and markets, in general, will have more wobbles before this virus is under control. I would think that 2020 results for Burberry will be below the forecast, leading to more share price pain.But remember that things were mostly back to normal six months after the SARS outbreak ended. Things will go back to normal after this outbreak. Burberry will get back on track. Its brand is a strong and luxury one. It is targetting the markets that make sense in the long run, which is good for long-term investors. James J. McCombie owns shares in Burberry. The Motley Fool UK has recommended Burberry. Views expressed on the companies mentioned in this article are those of the writer and therefore may differ from the official recommendations we make in our subscription services such as Share Advisor, Hidden Winners and Pro. 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Why I’ve bought Barratt Developments shares

first_img Andy Ross owns shares in Barratt Developments. The Motley Fool UK has no position in any of the shares mentioned. Views expressed on the companies mentioned in this article are those of the writer and therefore may differ from the official recommendations we make in our subscription services such as Share Advisor, Hidden Winners and Pro. Here at The Motley Fool we believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. Andy Ross | Thursday, 9th July, 2020 | More on: BDEV “This Stock Could Be Like Buying Amazon in 1997” See all posts by Andy Ross Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shares Enter Your Email Address I’m sure you’ll agree that’s quite the statement from Motley Fool Co-Founder Tom Gardner.But since our US analyst team first recommended shares in this unique tech stock back in 2016, the value has soared.What’s more, we firmly believe there’s still plenty of upside in its future. In fact, even throughout the current coronavirus crisis, its performance has been beating Wall St expectations.And right now, we’re giving you a chance to discover exactly what has got our analysts all fired up about this niche industry phenomenon, in our FREE special report, A Top US Share From The Motley Fool. Click here to claim your copy now — and we’ll tell you the name of this Top US Share… free of charge!center_img I would like to receive emails from you about product information and offers from The Fool and its business partners. Each of these emails will provide a link to unsubscribe from future emails. More information about how The Fool collects, stores, and handles personal data is available in its Privacy Statement. Simply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this. Renowned stock-picker Mark Rogers and his analyst team at The Motley Fool UK have named 6 shares that they believe UK investors should consider buying NOW.So if you’re looking for more stock ideas to try and best position your portfolio today, then it might be a good day for you. Because we’re offering a full 33% off your first year of membership to our flagship share-tipping service, backed by our ‘no quibbles’ 30-day subscription fee refund guarantee. The listed housebuilders were hit hard by the lockdown. Share prices fell sharply, including those of the biggest of the listed UK housebuilders – Barratt Developments (LSE: BDEV). Since those dark days of March, there has been some degree of recovery, but I think there’s still a long way to go. These are some of the reasons I’ve been optimistic enough to buy shares in Barratt Developments this week.Updates from the ChancellorOne of the immediate catalysts for buying the shares was the update from the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak. In what was termed a Summer Economic Update, the threshold for paying stamp duty on a property purchase in England and Northern Ireland was lifted from £125,000 to £500,000.5G is here – and shares of this ‘sleeping giant’ could be a great way for you to potentially profit!According to one leading industry firm, the 5G boom could create a global industry worth US$12.3 TRILLION out of thin air…And if you click here we’ll show you something that could be key to unlocking 5G’s full potential…It means from the time of the announcement (8 July 2020) until 31 March 2021, everyone buying a main home priced under £500,000 will pay no stamp duty at all. This should boost the market as it allows buyers to save thousands in tax.Improving outlookThe policy comes even as housebuilders were recovering from the impact of Covid-19. Sites have reopened and housebuilders were one of the first out of the gates as lockdown conditions were eased. Reservations are almost back at the same level as a year ago. The forward order book is actually up on where it was 12 months ago. It now stands at £3.2bn.Overall, I think the outlook for all the housebuilders, but especially Barratt, is improving. All this progress, of course, relies on lockdown continuing to ease and us not getting a second wave of the virus. If we avoid that I think the shares should do very well.Undervalued shares and a dividend return?That’s because shares in the housebuilders generally are undervalued, in part because of Brexit and the looming end of Help to Buy in 2021. But on a forward P/E of 10, I think the Barratt Developments share price is too cheap to ignore.I also think the dividend will be reinstated soon, which will boost the share price. It was cut as a measure to preserve cash at the height of the crisis. Now with furlough scheme cash getting closer to its end and interest in house purchasing picking up again, I think Barratt will want to reward shareholders again.The group has around £350m in cash so its finances are in good shape. This should also help it bounce back quickly as it can buy land or use the cash to reward investors.The combination of government support, an improving outlook for the industry and for Barratt specifically, along with the share price being cheap and the potential to reintroduce the dividend, all make me think the shares could rocket.The share price is still well down on where it started the year. I think there are plenty of reasons to believe it can grow strongly over the coming months. Why I’ve bought Barratt Developments shares Image source: Getty Images. last_img read more

New Organization Driving Ag Innovation in Indiana

first_img New Organization Driving Ag Innovation in Indiana Home Indiana Agriculture News New Organization Driving Ag Innovation in Indiana By Gary Truitt – Nov 5, 2014 Facebook Twitter Previous articleColorado Voters Say no to GMO LabelingNext articleWhite House needs to Work with New Congress on Trade, Taxes, Transportation Gary Truitt New Organization Driving Ag Innovation in IndianaA new organization has been formed to drive innovation in agriculture in Indiana and bring new markets to Indiana farmers. AgriNovus is a public-private partnership designed to foster and promote innovation in agriculture. The partnership includes farm organizations, agribusinesses, Purdue, and state government which are all focused on fostering new technology and new markets for a wide variety of Indiana farm products. “One of our initial goals for the organization was to build a recognizable brand that was not only a reflection of the sector, but also representative of the State of Indiana,” said Beth Bechdol, Executive Director for AgriNovus Indiana. “Together, with the State and key stakeholders from industry and academia, we believe the new name and identity will bring attention to our strategic efforts and raise the level of awareness around Indiana’s strengths in food and agricultural innovation.”Earlier this year, AgriNovus Indiana initiated a study for Indiana to examine and understand the State’s agbiosciences assets and to identify opportunities for future sector growth.  The report, published today by AgriNovus Indiana and Battelle Technology Partnership Practice, better defines the agbiosciences sector in Indiana. According to the data, Indiana’s agbiosciences sector is an important contributor to the health of Indiana’s economy – providing approximately 68,000 high-wage jobs (not including farming), generating large numbers of patents and scientific publications, and investing significant resources in cutting-edge research.Bechdol says the analysis showed areas where Indiana agriculture has growth potential. She told HAT Indiana is well-known for plant and animal  production, but AgriNovus feels there is a great deal of growth in the food and nutrition sector, “We have all the ingredients for a very successful sector, but we just have not brought them all together.”  Bechdol says AgriNovus will also focus efforts in making our state a center for innovation in precision farming technology, “Sensors, smart machines – there is so much potential in this area. We feel AgriNovus can put a stake in the ground and say we are investing in this.” She feels Indiana could become a center for the rapidly growing area of big data for agriculture.Fostering Innovation in agriculture has long been a goal of the Pence administration. Lt. Governor Sue Ellspermann says a group like AgriNovus will help the state to invest more money into growing new markets for Indiana farm products, “Agribusiness is a $16 billion industry in Indiana that includes world-class leaders in research and development both in the private sector and at our state’s leading research universities.  AgriNovus will foster new levels of collaboration and synergy among all the players further advancing this important segment of our economy and creating more jobs for Hoosiers.”  She feels the General Assembly will be more likely to approve increased levels of funding for agriculture with an organization like AgriNovus in place. Purdue Dean of the College of Agriculture Jay Akridge said AgriNovus will also help Purdue obtain more grants for basic research in agriculture.AgriNovus Indiana is supported by an executive steering committee comprised of professionals representing AGCO, Beck’s Hybrids, Clabber Girl, Dow AgroSciences, Elanco, Indiana Soybean Alliance/Indiana Corn Marketing Council, Indiana State Fair Commission, JBS United, LDI, Ltd., Purdue Agriculture, National FFA, Whiteshire Hamroc, the Indiana Economic Development Corporation, the Indiana State Department of Agriculture, and the Office of the Lt. Governor. “Together we have worked hard these past several months to accomplish critical milestones for this effort,” added Bechdol. “It’s exciting to see Indiana taking steps to become recognized as a source of technology and research solutions to some of today’s biggest global challenges. Indiana has long been known as a prominent agriculture state.  Looking ahead, we must continue to enhance our production capabilities but now more vocally promote and grow the innovative talent and technologies of Indiana as well.” SHARE Facebook Twitter SHARElast_img read more

PCC Men’s Soccer Picks Up 2nd Shutout Win

first_img More Cool Stuff File photo–Yusuf Elmasri in a 2015 match.Manuel Chavez took a pass from Guillermo Zetina and maneuvered around a defender and the Hancock goalie to score the game’s only goal in the 63rd minute.Yusuf Elmasri, a returning All-South Coast Conference goalie, made nine saves for his second shutout in as many matches. Elmasri made a leaping tip away of a Hancock shot with two minutes left to preserve the win.Coach Henry Cabral’s Lancers continue their road trip on Friday, Sept. 2 when they play at Cuyamaca. Game time is 4 p.m. Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Community News Top of the News Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Sports PCC Men’s Soccer Picks Up 2nd Shutout Win By ROBERT LEWIS Published on Friday, September 2, 2016 | 5:52 pm 0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Business News HerbeautyStop Eating Read Meat (Before It’s Too Late)HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty6 Lies You Should Stop Telling Yourself Right NowHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty6 Strong Female TV Characters Who Deserve To Have A SpinoffHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyShort On Time? 10-Minute Workouts Are Just What You NeedHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyNutritional Strategies To Ease AnxietyHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyWant To Seriously Cut On Sugar? You Need To Know A Few TricksHerbeautyHerbeauty Subscribecenter_img First Heatwave Expected Next Week 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. Make a comment Community News Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyCitizen Service CenterPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadenalast_img read more

Highways and Streets Department request denied

first_img Pinterest Facebook TAGS  Pinterest Local News WhatsApp Twitter Ector county logo wide.jpg Ector County Commissioners were in agreement today that county equipment needs proper storage but said paying more than half a million dollars for metal shed covers was not worth going over budget. The Ector County Highways and Streets Department is going back to the drawing board after county commissioners rejected their budget amendment request and will reevaluate the scope of their project and where costs can be cut. The department’s director, Evans Kessey, said about $330,000 was budgeted for the metal shed covers spanning 41,000 square feet. The storage additions would include four metal sheds that are about 200 feet long by 16 feet wide. The highways and streets department also planned to have about a dozen bays available for cross-departmental use. Kessey said providing a space for other county departments to store surplus equipment would help preserve the value of county investments and limit further deterioration of equipment prior to auction dates. He submitted a request for an additional $221,775 after bids the county received exceeded estimates that were given last year. “I don’t know what happened in the market,” Kessey said, but suggested the cost of materials was an influencing factor. Ector County Purchasing Agent Kenneth Lind said the lowest bid came in at about $569,000, a standard rate given the amount of square footage. County officials mulled over the topic during the meeting and came to the conclusion that the bid price would not likely go down, but the amount of square footage in the project could be reduced to stay within budget. “Let’s eat this thing in bites,” Precinct 1 Commissioner Eddy Shelton said. Shelton pitched the idea of covering the most weather-sensitive equipment the highways and streets department owns first and then building more sheds down the line. Ector County Judge Debi Hays said tarps could be a temporary solution. Kessey said the county needs to be proactive in protecting equipment and assets from inclement weather because the lack of storage is impacting the completion of departmental tasks. Sensitive road maintenance equipment like the county’s sole chip spreader is used for pavement surface treatment, but it has been damaged due to improper storage. “We don’t keep up with activities because some of the equipment is not operating the way it should operate,” Kessey said, “and “that impacts the public and community.” Kessey said only eight or nine miles of seal coat have been completed this year because of a shortage of employees and a lack of available equipment. He said equipment is continually exposed to the same environment after it is repaired or replaced, which is wasting resources and lowering the productivity of his staff members. Commissioners voiced at the meeting that the priority was staying in budget and encouraged Kessey to return to the Commissioners’ Court with a scaled down version of the project. IN OTHER BUSINESS, COMMISSIONERS:Approved allowing Downtown Odessa, Inc. to utilize the Courthouse/Health Department parking lot beginning at 5 p.m. on July 3 through July 4 for the 24th Firecracker Fandango.Reappointed Ladoyce Lambert to the Permian Basin Community Centers Board of Trustees for an additional two-year term beginning June 26, 2019 to June 25, 2021.Approved terminating the Flexible Benefits Plan Document and Summary Plan description of the Cafeteria Plan being administered by American Fidelity Assurance Company on behalf of Ector County in compliance with IRS Code Section 125, effective July 31, 2019.Approved terminating the Subscription Agreement between Ector County and American Fidelity Assurance Company, effective July 31, 2019.Approved terminating a Trust Subscription Agreement and Application for Medical Expense Reimbursement Coverage between Ector County and American Fidelity Assurance Company, effective December 31, 2019.Approved Motorola Change Order to revise the payment schedule based on the phased implementation approach and adjust the project completion date.Approved MHRC Plans for Rodriguez Lot 35, Block 1, Sterling Park third Filing Precinct 4, Ector County, Texas.Approved MHRC for Joselyn RV Park at 15421 S. Mares Street, Odessa, Texas, 79766, Ector County, Texas.Approved Gallegos West Replat of Lots 3, 4 and 5, Block 42, T-3-S T&P RY, Co. Survey Ector County, Texas.Approved a line item transfer to FMLR Fund, Road Maintenance, Contract Services, 002-810-5309 for $13,000 from Road Maintenance, Equipment Rental, 002-810- 5391 for $5,000 and from Road Maintenance, Road Maintenance, 002-810-5241 for $8,000.Approved a line item transfer to General Fund, Auditor, Office Supplies, 001- 260-5171 for $3,000 from Auditor, Telephone,001-260-5351 for $1,000 and from Auditor, Educational Travel, 001-260-5161 for $2,000.Approved a line item transfer to Equipment Services Fund, Departmental Furniture and Equipment, 051-770-5199, in the amount of $4,408 from equipment Services Fund, Subscriptions, 051-770-5207 in the amount of $3,000 and from Underground Storage Tank Maintenance, 051-770-5254 in the amount of $1,408 for a total of $4,408.Approved a line item transfer to FMLR Fund, Departmental Furniture and Equipment, 002-810-5199, in the amount of $1,410 from FMLR Fund, Shop Supplies, 002- 810-5191 in the amount of $922 and from Small Tool Supplies, 002-810-5190 in the amount of $488 for a total of $1,410.Approved a budget amendment to Capital Improvements Fund, Improvements and Construction, 044-990-5509 and to Capital Improvements Fund, Insurance Proceeds, 044-4172 for $70,000.Approved the Accounts Payable Fund Requirements Report for June 25, 2019.center_img Twitter By Digital AIM Web Support – February 24, 2021 Facebook WhatsApp Highways and Streets Department request denied Previous article052919_CAF_01Next article061119_ECISD__JF_06 Digital AIM Web Supportlast_img read more

Social housing in Falcarragh almost complete

first_img Previous articleOver 100 businesses ready for Buy Donegal WeekendNext articleCovid-19 incidence rate continues to fall News Highland Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme Facebook WhatsApp RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR By News Highland – November 2, 2020 Twitter A social housing development scheme in Falcarragh is almost complete.Half of the houses in the scheme are ready with the other half expected to be complete in the next few weeks.Councillor Micheal Colm MacGiolla Easbuig says while the news in encouraging, there is still a housing crisis in the county with people feeling discouraged by the long waiting lists for social housing.Councillor MacGiolla Easbuig has stressed the need for the Government to allocate Donegal County Council adequate money, to tackle the backlog:Audio Playerhttps://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/MicCholmHousing1pm.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Google+ Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Twittercenter_img Pinterest News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th WhatsApp AudioHomepage BannerNews DL Debate – 24/05/21 Pinterest Social housing in Falcarragh almost complete Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA Facebook Google+last_img read more

Infant, 3 adults killed in ‘horrific’ domestic violence incident in Oregon: Officials

first_imgClackamas County Sheriff’s Office(NEW YORK) — An infant and three adults were killed in a “horrific” incident at an Oregon home in which sheriff’s deputies shot and killed the suspect as he was about to take the life of another child, officials said Sunday.The eruption of domestic violence occurred Saturday night in the Portland suburb of Canby, Clackamas County Sheriff’s Sgt. Brian Jensen said at a news conference.Jensen said the suspect, Mark Leo Gregory Gago, 42, was shot and killed by deputies when they arrived on scene at 10:15 p.m. and saw him attempting to kill another child.The child and another adult were injured in the attack and taken to a hospital for treatment, Jensen said.After killing Gago, deputies found four victims — including a 9-month-old girl — dead inside the house, Jensen said.The baby was identified Sunday as Olivia Lynn Rose Gago, according to the sheriff’s office. The other victims killed were: Shaina E. Sweitzer, 31; Jerry William Bremer, 66; and Pamela Denise Bremer, 64.The relationship between the suspect and the victims, including the baby, is under investigation.“We do believe they were all living in the residence. They are related somehow. We’re just trying to piece that together,” Jensen said.It was not immediately clear how Gago allegedly killed the victims, Jensen said. He said the suspect was not armed with a gun.“There are numerous objects around the house that can be used as weapons,” he said. “Investigators are trying to figure out exactly what it is he used to kill four people.”A motive in the quadruple slaying is under investigation.“Every investigator I’ve talked to that’s been inside the residence … cannot explain just how horrific the scene is. It’s a traumatic scene just to see,” Jensen said. “This is a tough one and we want to make sure our folks are going to be OK when this is all done.”He said five deputies and a sheriff’s sergeant responded to the scene, but it was not immediately known how many fired their weapons.“They were able to locate the suspect,” Jensen said. “At which point they were presented with a deadly force situation. Our deputies fired their service weapons, killing the homicide suspect.“Obviously, they were trying to get there as quickly as possible to save as many people as they can,” Jensen said of the sheriff’s deputies. “They’re obviously worried about their own safety.”He said the sergeant and five deputies have been placed on paid administrative leave in keeping with department protocol for officer-involved shooting investigations.Copyright © 2019, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.last_img read more

Maths goes digital

first_imgA digital edition of the oldest surviving manuscript of Euclid’s Elements, the founding document of Mathematics, will now be available to the public on the internet. The manuscript has been displayed in the Bodleian Library since 1804. When asked whether such developments may result in fewer visitors, Martin Kauffman, a curator at the Bodleian said “for rare things, digitisation is unlikely to make a dramatic difference to visitor numbers, and could even help to whip up interest.”ARCHIVE: 1st week MT 2005last_img read more