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SR 156 to reopen tomorrow

first_imgVevay, IN—S.R. 156 in Ohio County is expected to reopen Saturday afternoon (12/14), weather permitting. The road closed in July for a slide repair project between Patriot and Rising Sun. Crews are currently cleaning up the area and applying pavement markings.Unfortunately, it’s not finished yet.  Motorists can expect additional closures and restrictions this next construction season as additional sections of roadway are in need of repair due to slides. Further information will be shared as we move closer to spring.last_img read more

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first_imgJose Gimenez and Diego Godin scored for Atletico Madrid.Cristiano Ronaldo’s return to Madrid ended in disappointment.Juventus has not won the UEFA Champions League in 22 years. For all the Latest Sports News News, Football News News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps. Madrid: Cristiano Ronaldo’s Champions League mission with Juventus stalled on Wednesday as Atletico Madrid secured a deserved 2-0 victory from a thrilling first leg at the Wanda Metropolitano. Ronaldo returned to the Spanish capital, where he enjoyed unprecedented success in this tournament with Real, but it was their rivals celebrating at the final whistle as goals from Jose Gimenez and Diego Godin put Atletico within sight of the quarter-finals. “We are not through yet,” Atletico coach Diego Simeone said. “There is another match to play and we know we will have to suffer.” “Fortunately we didn’t concede a third,” said Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri.                 “Because 2-0 is a result that can be turned around. We’re not dead yet.” But this was a victory that Simeone’s side fully deserved. Antoine Griezmann had hit the crossbar while VAR twice intervened, correctly, in Juve’s favour, cancelling a penalty for a foul on Diego Costa and then ruling out an Alvaro Morata header just before Gimenez struck.               While Juventus tried to preserve the stalemate, Atletico were bold. Simeone introduced Morata, Thomas Lemar and Angel Correa, all around the hour-mark, and his daring paid off. “I showed balls,” Simeone said. Juve are certainly not dead and buried, particularly given Costa and Thomas Partey will both be suspended for the return in Turin after each picked up yellow cards. But the failure to score an away goal, and their clear inferiority in the second half does not bode well for any hopes of a comeback.”They don’t give you chances,” said Allegri. “They make you play badly.” Defeat in the last 16 for either team would be unthinkable, for Atletico, who know the final will be played here, at their own stadium, on June 1, the perfect chance to wrestle the trophy off Real in the very city they share.              Ronaldo subduedAnd for Juventus, whose wait for Europe’s premier prize has now entered its 23rd year, when expectations are higher than ever given they now boast the tournament’s most prolific ever player. Ronaldo, though, endured a disappointing night, suffocated from the outset by a typically relentless Atletico backline.Perhaps it was frustration that made him wave five fingers in the direction of the baiting Atletico crowd, presumably to signify his five Champions League triumphs.His best contribution was an early, driven free-kick from 30 yards, that had to be pushed over by Jan Oblak, and the dummy-shot before it, that exposed Costa as encroaching, for which he received his yellow card.Costa was his bristling self and almost won a penalty when referee Felix Zwayer thought he was tripped by Mattia de Sciglio. But VAR showed he had not only exaggerated the contact but also extended his run into the area.The rest of the half was tighter but Atletico had two golden opportunities early in the second. First, Griezmann volleyed Costa in behind but the Spaniard sidefooted wide with only Wojciech Szczesny to beat.Then, it was Griezmann’s turn, this time Szczesny intervening, tipping the Frenchman’s lob onto the crossbar before Giorgio Chiellini stopped Costa from reaching the rebound.Atletico were pushing and it was Morata, on for Costa, who made the difference. He powered in a brilliant header only to see it chalked off for a push but he was not deterred, and when Juve failed to clear his knock-down at a corner, Gimenez was perfectly placed. Juve were rattled and their failure to rally could cost them dear. Atletico scored again as Godin rose to head in at the near post, only to turn and find Mario Mandzukic had cleared the ball to his feet. The angle was tight but the net was open. Juve might had snatched an away goal late on but Oblak pushed over Federico Bernardeschi’s shot. They have it all to do.center_img highlightslast_img read more

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first_imgOakland did not provide a timetable for Olson’s return. A broken hamate bone sidelined Giancarlo Stanton the second half of the 2015 season. However, some hamate injuries take anywhere from four to eight weeks for recovery, according to Medscape.com.The 24-year-old Olson hit 29 home runs and won a Gold Glove in his first full season last year. Related News MLB 2019 preview: Projecting the AL West MLB 2019 preview: AL West position battles to watch Athletics first baseman Matt Olson underwent hand surgery Friday, the team announced. Olson injured the hand on a foul tip in Oakland’s game against Seattle in Tokyo on Thursday. The surgery involved excision of the hamate bone.last_img read more

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It’s Not Just You: Facebook Suffers Worldwide Outage

first_imgYou may have noticed you can’t publish your images to Facebook. It’s not just you. It is a worldwide problem.A massive spike in image problems on Facebook is being felt around the world, according to downdetector.com.Reports started rolling in around 8 a.m. EST Wednesday, with most people saying the problems were focused on photo viewing.Eighty-five percent of the issues reported to Down Detector in the last 24 hours had to do with photos either not being viewable or being difficult to upload.According to comments on Down Detector, social media users are also having problems with Instagram and Whatsapp. It’s unclear what is causing them at this time.last_img read more

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Dumaan dedicates pencak silat gold to family

first_imgLATEST STORIES National Historical team rescues Amorsolos, artifacts from Taal Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles02:11SEA GAMES 2019: PH’s Nesthy Petecio boxing featherweight final (HIGHLIGHTS)08:07Athletes treated to a spectacle as SEA Games 2019 officially ends06:27SEA Games 2019: No surprises as Gilas Pilipinas cruises to basketball gold05:02SEA Games 2019: Philippines clinches historic gold in women’s basketball05:21Drama in karate: Tsukii ‘very sad’ over coach’s bullying, cold shoulder03:24PH’s James Palicte boxing light welterweight final (HIGHLIGHTS) NBA: Lamar Odom seeks 1-day contract, retirement with Lakers Britain’s Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to give up royal titles Marcosian mode: Duterte threatens to arrest water execs ‘one night’ Hotdog’s Dennis Garcia dies Britain’s Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to give up royal titles Bishop Baylon encourages faithful in Albay to help Taal evacuees Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. center_img The Philippine pencak silat team will compete in Korea on Sept 21 for the third Asian Pencak Silat Championship.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Dumaan is second of a brood of six. Their parents are rice farmers.He worked his way up all the way to the national team because of his impressive showing in the sparring sessions.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’Dumaan also competed in wushu and taekwondo but now prefers pencak silat where he won the gold medal in the tanding Class A for 45-kg-50kg division in the SEA Games.It was the Philippines’ first gold in the sport since 2005. Police seize P68-M worth of ‘shabu’ in Pasay MOST READ Dines Dumaan of the Philippines after winning the gold medal in the men’s tanding putra class A 45-50 kg division of the 29th Southeast Asian Games pencak silat competition Tuesday at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Center in Kuala Lumpur. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO/SEA GAMES POOLKUALA LUMPUR — The first thing 2017 Southeast Asian Games gold medalist Dines Dumaan wants to do when he returns to the Philippines is bond with his family back in Roxas City.“I dedicate my gold medal to my countrymen and then to my family,” said the 21-year old Dumaan, who is a full-time athlete after dropping out from college.ADVERTISEMENT Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ Search on for 5 Indonesians snatched anew in Lahad Datu View commentslast_img read more

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Watford v Brentford line-ups: Diagouraga starts, McKinlay makes three changes

first_imgToumani Diagouraga starts for Brentford against Watford at Vicarage Road, where Alex Pritchard drops to the bench.Billy McKinlay, taking charge of his first match since being appointed as Watford manager, makes three changes, with Joel Ekstrand, Diego Fabbrini and Lloyd Dyer coming in for Sean Murray, Ikechi Anya and the injured Gabriele Angella.Watford: Gomes; Paredes, Ekstrand, Cathcart, Pudil; Tozser, Munari; Fabbrini, Vydra, Dyer; Ighalo. Subs: Bond, Hoban, McGugan, Murray, Abdi, Anya, Mensah.Brentford: Button; McCormack, Tarkowski, Craig, Bidwell; Douglas, Diagouraga; Odubajo, Judge, Jota; Gray. Subs: Bonham, Dean, Tebar, Toral, Betinho, Pritchard, Proschwitz.Follow West London Sport on TwitterFind us on Facebooklast_img read more

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Back at it: H-DNL teams resume NCS playoff play tonight

first_imgAfter a series of rain-inspired postponements seven local baseball and softball teams will get back to their North Coast Section title pursuits tonight. For some, tonight will signal the end of a nearly two-week stretch since last playing a game.Patient PanthersOne of those clubs which hasn’t taken the field in nearly a fortnight is the Big 5 Conference-champion McKinleyville High baseball team (20-3). After losing to Eureka 6-4 in extra innings in the Charles Lakin Tournament championship on …last_img read more

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Can drive raises R8.5m for education

first_imgRay Maota The Every-Can-Counts campaign wasable to raise R8.5-million throughSouth African support of beverages inenvironment friendly cans.(Image: Freepik) Through Nampak Bevcan’s bursaryscheme, pupils will be able studyfurther and have the opportunityto work for the packaging company.(Image: MediaClubSouthAfrica.com. Formore free images, visit the image library)MEDIA CONTACTS• Nampak Bevcan+27 11 719 6300South Africans have helped raise R8.5-million (US$1.2-million) for education simply by buying environment friendly canned beverages.Nampak and Bevcan, which generated the funds through the sale of canned beverages, named the campaign Every-Can-Counts.Nampak is a packaging company, while Bevcan is a subsidiary of Nampak specialising in canned packaging.The funds will benefit underprivileged pupils and millions of other school-goers through televised education programmes.Erik Smuts, Nampak Bevcan MD, said: “Thanks to the South African public, we are thrilled to be able to contribute this incredible amount to assist with education.“We are very happy with reaching the R8.5-million ($1.12-million) mark and we are thankful to the many people who supported the cause by purchasing beverage cans.”Smuts added that it was not just Nampak Bevcan, but all the people of South Africa who contributed to the success of the campaign.Nampak contributed R5-million ($701 000) towards the initiative, while a further R3.5-million ($492 000) was raised by ensuring 3% of each can sale went to the campaign.According to Nampak, the cans are 100% recyclable and 70% of them are collected for such a purpose, making them the most recycled form of packaging.Distribution of fundsNampak’s initial contribution has been earmarked for the maintenance and development of science and computer labs, libraries and infrastructure at schools. It will also help boost teacher upgrade programmes and fund bursaries for students who excel in maths, science and accountingThe Gauteng schools that will benefit from this are Lethulwazi High School in Vosloorus, Amogelang High School in Soshanguve, Lebohang High School in Boipatong and Nkumbulo High School in Kwa-Thema.KwaZulu-Natal’s Swelihle High School in Umlazi, and the Western Cape’s Belhar High School in Belhar and Luhlaza High School in Khayelitsha will also gain from the initiative.Through its corporate social investment programme, the packaging company has pledged a further R2.18-million ($283 000) to provide 61 pupils with bursaries.These bursaries will be awarded to scholars who excel in maths, science and accounting at schools belonging to the Nampak Partnered School Bursaries Scheme.According to Nampak, approximately 240 individuals have completed the company’s two-year graduate programme since 2001. From that number, 12 came from Nampak partner schools and were awarded Nampak bursaries.To be considered for a position at Nampak, beneficiaries must first do well in their final year of high school, complete their tertiary education using the bursary, and then take part in the graduate programme.Due to the competitive nature of the programme, graduates must have a degree in one of the following fields: accounting or finance, engineering, human resources, information technology or business systems, logistics or supply chain, sales and marketing, or production and manufacturing.Televised education programme The Every-Can-Counts campaign will also contribute to SABC Education, thereby benefiting pupils at schools which aren’t earmarked for upgrades or bursaries.SABC Education will receive R2.5-million ($350 000) for content in their Matrics Uploaded show, which is broadcast daily. The show focuses on helping pupils from grades 10, 11 and 12 prepare for their final exams.Danie Swart, head of marketing for SABC Education, said: “SABC Education is delighted to be a recipient of these funds as it is only through sponsors such as Nampak and Nampak Bevcan that we can make our show a possibility.”The beneficiaries of the remaining R1-million ($140 000) will be announced before the end of September 2011.last_img read more

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ReadWrite Survey Results: What A Typical BYOD Program Really Looks Like

first_imgBYOD – Bring Your Own Device – is one of the hottest trends in IT right now. The idea is to let employees use their own preferred smartphones, tablets and/or laptops, and have the company’s technology department allow them to connect to company networks and applications, as well as make sure they’re secure and supported.But what are companies really doing about BYOD?To find out, ReadWrite ran a survey of our readers. (See Is Bring Your Own Device – BYOD – Changing Your Company?)The survey attracted 261 responses, and 176 completed every question. While this is far from a scientific or statistically valid study, the results do offer some intriguing data points as to how BYOD is being used.The results painted a remarkably clear picture of how and why companies are using BYOD:1. BYOD Is Popular Among Companies. Half (49%) of the companies responding let all employees use personal devices for work purposes. Another 33% let some employees do so. Only 18% don’t support BYOD. Of course, this was a BYOD survey, so it’s no surprise that this group was interested. But the percentages were higher than I’d expected.2. BYOD Is Less Popular Among Employees. At 44% of companies, fewer than 25% of employees participate in the BYOD program. A quarter to one half of employees BYOD in 27% of companies. More than 50% participate in a fifth of the BYOD companies, and the policy is mandatory for everyone at 10% of companies.3. BYOD Isn’t New. Surprisingly, 41% of the BYOD companies began their programs more than two years agao. Another 22% started more than a year ago. Despite the hype heating up, only 12% have moved to BYOD in the last 3 months.4. BYOD Has Widespread Benefits. Asked what the prime justification for BYOD, respondents were fairly evenly split among Employee Satisfaction (29%), Employee Productivity (29%) and Saving Money for the Company (23%). The rest didn’t know or weren’t sure.5. Paying For BYOD Is Up To The Employees. Companies pay for the BYOD devices at less than 10% of the companies responding. Workers and the company share costs at another quarter (27%) of responding organizations. Only 10% of companies buy the devices for their employees.6. Employees Who BYOD Are On Their Own For Support. Support is one of BYOD’s big issues, but most companies (56%) simply leave it up to employees. Another third (31%) supply internal IT support, while just 6% employ outsourced support for employee-owned devices.7. BYOD Is All About Smartphones. At the vast majority of BYOD companies (82%), smartphones are the most popular employee-owned devices. Tablets are often BYOD at half of the companies, while laptops get the BYOD treatment at about a third of companies (33%).8. Security Is The Biggest BYOD Concern. This one wasn’t a surprise. Almost half (49%) named security as the biggest BYOD issue – and another 5% worried about lost or stolen devices. Management and support were the top issues for 16% of respondents, while performance problems troubled 7%. Not surprisingly based on Number 5 above, cost was a concern for less than 5% of companies.9. Ensuring BYOD Security Is A Multi-Dimensional Job. Usage of various security measures were all over the map, with multiple responses showing that many comapnies were using more than one approach. Top security tactics included limiting device access to networks (38%), requiring employees to lock screens (37%) and VPNs and virtual desktops (31%). Security software (24%), enforced updates (24%) and mobile application management software (21%) were also widely used. There was less enthusiasm for making employees report issues quickly (17%), restricting downloads (11%) and building a internal app store (7%). In a victory for employee privacy, only 6% of respondents said they installed location tracking software on employee devices.What does it all add up to? BYOD isn’t some Johnny-come-lately concept being pushed on reluctant IT departments by gadget-loving workers. Instead, it seems more like a viable business strategy for letting workers have access to the right tools without having to spend a fortune.There are plenty of concerns, but overall, BYOD participants seem pretty happy about how things are going.Image courtesy of Shutterstock. Tags:#BYOD#smartphones#tablets 3 Areas of Your Business that Need Tech Now Massive Non-Desk Workforce is an Opportunity fo… fredric paulcenter_img Related Posts IT + Project Management: A Love Affair Cognitive Automation is the Immediate Future of…last_img read more

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