Dolomitenblick / PLASMA Studio

first_img Area:  1 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project CopyApartments•Sesto, Italy Dolomitenblick / PLASMA Studio Structural Engineering:Erlacher AndreasFire Safety:Technisches Büro JudSecurity Management:Ralf PellegriniGeological Engineering:Sulzenbacher UrsulaElectrical Installations:Eltec, Summerer MarkusSanitary Installations:Egarter WernerDesign Team:Nicoletta Gerevini, Peter Pichler, Daniela Walder, Maya Shopova, Libny PachecoCity:SestoCountry:ItalyMore SpecsLess SpecsText description provided by the architects. The building is located on a hillside in the Dolomites, at the end of a residential area.Save this picture!Floor PlanRecommended ProductsEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesFranken-SchotterFacade System –  LINEAEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesRodecaRound Facade at Omnisport Arena ApeldoornEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesIsland Exterior FabricatorsCurtain Wall Facade SystemsEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesAlucoilStructural Honeycomb Panels – LarcoreThe volume has been developed mainly from its pragmatic functional request to host 6 independent apartments with one common circulation: through a cut that marks the main access and the division of the units the volume is splitted into 2 halves. Besides its functional meaning this incision becomes the main defining element of the building: from the cut at either side a strip unfolds that forms the balustrade of a generous covered balcony and ends into the surrounding topography. Following the steep natural hillside with each floor the strips and the façade jump back.Save this picture!© Hertha HurnausProgrammeThe building hosts 6 generous holiday homes, all directed to the sun and the panoramic view of the Dolomites. Each private unite is designed to get a maximum of privacy: through the division of the whole building volume into 2 parts, through the stepped balustrades which avoid insight from the above unit and from the passing by street. Each apartment gets an extension of the internal living area by a covered sun and view facing terrace which at each floor ends in a small private garden. Local larch wood defines internal and external living areas. Floor to ceiling glazing allows the maximum view and energetic gain as directed to south, external sun blinds and the overhangs of the above balconies minimize overheating during summertime.Save this picture!© Hertha HurnausThe main circulation is very compact and a continuation of the volume defining gap and repeats the use of the local larch wood and the color code of the façade.MaterialSitting at the edges of a residential area with a very eclectic and non-coherent appearance we focus to contrast this surrounding by simply generating a volume which grows out of its natural surrounding topography and blends again into it, by minimizing the used materials to a very local, almost vernacular code: larch wood and pre oxidised copper. Both the copper and the larch wood are exposed to a natural change of colour by the atmospheric influence of sun, rain and snow. Through the repetition of the colours of old, close-by farmhouses with dark, sunburned larchwood facades this building volumes blends into its natural surroundings.Save this picture!© Hertha HurnausFocus was given to the design of the copper balustrades which start from the natural topography, grow, become balustrades, attach to the building where the gap defines the volume, peel again off and end finally in the surrounding topography. When peeling off, the metal sheets which are divided into horizontal strips describe a curved hyperbolic-parabolic geometry: crafts knowledge is brought to its extreme.Save this picture!West ElevationThe dark copper souurounds the volume from all sides, the strips form a second layer which gives shelter from and insight and finally define the roof as a continuation of the overall façade and volume. The form of the roof itself derives from local planning regulation which allows only a pitched roof in this specific building plot: slightly deformed it merges with our design intention but also with the traditional typology of pitched roofs by not simply repeating but  rather exploring what new potentials of a traditional typology can be.Project gallerySee allShow lessLowering the Cost of Housing CompetitionArticlesmodeLab Introduction to Physics-Based Design with Kangaroo WebinarArticlesProject locationAddress:39030 Sesto, South Tyrol, ItalyLocation to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. Share Projects ArchDaily Tschurtschenthaler Werner GmbH Year:  Italy Apartments CopyAbout this officePlasma StudioOfficeFollowProductsWoodSteel#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousingApartmentsDabasSestoWoodHousing3D ModelingItalyPublished on January 07, 2013Cite: “Dolomitenblick / PLASMA Studio” 07 Jan 2013. 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Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream Technisches Büro Jud Dolomitenblick / PLASMA StudioSave this projectSaveDolomitenblick / PLASMA Studiocenter_img Save this picture!© Hertha Hurnaus+ 16 Share Architects: Plasma Studio Area Area of this architecture project Photographs:  Hertha Hurnaus Construction: Services: ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/315546/dolomitenblick-plasma-studio Clipboard “COPY” 2012 ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/315546/dolomitenblick-plasma-studio Clipboard “COPY” Photographslast_img read more

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CAF promotes Charity Gift Vouchers for Christmas present

first_img About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) is encouraging charities to promote its Charity Gift Vouchers as “the perfect present for those who have everything.”The vouchers, available in £10 and £25 denominations, can be donated to any UK charity simply by writing their name on the voucher and sending it to them just like an ordinary donation.As well as alternatives for Christmas presents, they can also be used for wedding and birthday presents. Advertisement Howard Lake | 1 December 2004 | News AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis CAF promotes Charity Gift Vouchers for Christmas present  52 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Tagged with: Giving/Philanthropy Tradinglast_img read more

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ChangeStar publishes ’10 ways to screw up a fundraising appeal’ guide

first_img AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis9 Fundraising and social change agency ChangeStar has published a list of ten ways in which a fundraising appeal can be ‘screwed up’.It’s a simple one-page document, but could prove a useful set of reminders if pinned next to your desk.At the top of the list is  how ‘ignoring the basics’ can ruin the effectiveness of an appeal.“The joy of direct response fundraising is that it is a science, and has basic techniques that have proved to be effective – like those outlined by Drayton Bird in his book ‘Commonsense Direct and Digital Marketing’. Don’t ignore them.”Number four is to avoid building an appeal ‘by committee’. Collaboration is good, but not when it stifles the effectiveness of a fundraising appeal.Instead, ChangeStar advise charities to:“Have a clear idea of what you want to achieve with a fundraising pack and trust evidence of what works – not occasional people in the organisation who ‘wouldn’t open that’.”Direct marketingThe guide has been written by ChangeStar director Richard Docwra. He said:“While the title of the guide is obviously tongue-in-cheek, these ten pointers from ChangeStar could be genuinely useful for direct marketing fundraisers. There are many pressures on fundraising managers to please everyone internally in their charities, but ultimately a fundraising appeal must attract a good level of income and there are proven techniques of what to do – and what not to do – to achieve this.”The wrong kind of focus crops up in two of the 10 mistakes. For example, ChangeStar advise charities against talking in generalisations, and including information about all of the organisation’s work. Their strong recommendation is to:“Focus the appeal down into a specific, tangible issue, need and beneficiary affected by the need.”You can download 10 ways to screw up a fundraising appeal from ChangeStar.   151 total views,  1 views today Advertisement ChangeStar publishes ’10 ways to screw up a fundraising appeal’ guide Howard Lake | 27 March 2017 | News About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.  152 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis9 Tagged with: Direct Marketing failurelast_img read more

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Another journalist held in Turkmenistan’s never-ending crackdown

first_img March 31, 2020 Find out more Receive email alerts Four-year jail term for independent website’s correspondent in Turkmenistan Organisation to go further News December 7, 2016 Another journalist held in Turkmenistan’s never-ending crackdown Help by sharing this information TurkmenistanEurope – Central Asia Condemning abuses Judicial harassmentExiled mediaImpunityViolenceImprisonedDisappearances Khudayberdy Allashov News Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls for the immediate and unconditional release of Khudayberdy Allashov, a correspondent for the Turkmen service of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL), and his mother, who have been held since 3 December on a charge of possessing chewing tobacco. Allashov and his mother were arrested when police raided their home in the northern town of Kunya-Urgench, began beating him and then carried out a search, finding a few packets of tobacco, which were used as a pretext for hauling them off to a police station. Chewing tobacco is illegal in Turkmenistan but is widely consumed and, according to RFE/RL, its possession has not led to arrests in the past. The dealer who sold the tobacco to Allashov was herself arrested for a few hours and was brought face-to-face with him in the police station. She told RFE/RL he was covered with bruises, and was unable to speak or even lift his head. Allashov’s wife, who was also arrested and released twice, has been told that he signed a statement “admitting” to possessing 11 kilos of tobacco, much more than was found during the search. A trial was due to have been held on 5 December behind closed doors with no defence lawyer present. It has yet to be confirmed whether the trial was indeed held and, if so, how it ended. Allashov, who began working for RFE/RL three or four months ago, was facing a possible seven-year jail term. He had recently reported local stories about sensitive topics such as food shortages and cotton-picking. “There is no doubt that Khudayberdy Allashov is being persecuted because of journalistic activities, that he has been mistreated and forced to make a confession, and that he is now in great danger,” said Johann Bihr, the head of RSF’s Eastern Europe and Central Asia desk. “We again urge the international community to take stock of the current crackdown on independent journalists in Turkmenistan and to hold its government to account. The OSCE foreign minister’s meeting today in Hamburg offers an opportunity. The countries that still proclaim democratic values must speak out and must demand the release of Allashov and his mother, and the release of Saparmamed Nepeskuliev, a journalist held since July 2015.” No criticism of the regime or its officials has ever been tolerated in Turkmenistan, which is ranked 178th out of 180 countries in RSF’s 2016 World Press Freedom Index. Recent months have nonetheless seen a new escalation in the persecution of journalists working for independent media based abroad, including RFE/RL. RFE/RL correspondent Soltan Achilova was assaulted three times in the space of a few days in November, while Rovshen Yazmuhamedov, another RFE/RL correspondent, was threatened in November with being made to serve the suspended jail sentence he was given in 2013. Nepeskuliev, also an RFE/RL reporter, has meanwhile been detained for nearly 18 months. No fewer than six RFE/RL contributors gave up working for the media outlet in 2015 as a result of harassment. RSF_en Follow the news on Turkmenistan News March 13, 2020 Find out more TurkmenistanEurope – Central Asia Condemning abuses Judicial harassmentExiled mediaImpunityViolenceImprisonedDisappearances December 18, 2020 Find out more Coronavirus off limits in Turkmenistan #CollateralFreedom: RSF now unblocking 21 sites in 12 countries Newslast_img read more

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Pasadena Assemblymember’s Bills on Police Use of Force, Corporate Racial Inclusivity Advance to Committee

first_imgGovernment Pasadena Assemblymember’s Bills on Police Use of Force, Corporate Racial Inclusivity Advance to Committee Legislation on use of force and corporate diversity head to the Senate By DONOVAN MCRAY Published on Tuesday, August 4, 2020 | 3:55 pm faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPasadena Public WorksPasadena Water and PowerPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. 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Required fields are marked * Subscribe More Cool Stuffcenter_img Community News STAFF REPORT Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Business News STAFF REPORT First Heatwave Expected Next Week Two bills by Assemblyman and former Pasadena Mayor and City Councilman Chris Holden regarding police use of force and corporate racial inclusion will be considered by Senate committees this month.AB1022, which would require police officers to intervene and report officers who use excessive force, will be reviewed by the Senate Public Safety Committee on Friday.AB979, which requires publicly held corporations headquartered in California to have people from an underrepresented community serve as board members, will be heard by the Senate Finance and Banking Committee on Aug. 13.AB1022 establishes clear guidelines for police responsibility and accountability when witnessing excessive force by another member of law enforcement. If passed, a police officer’s “Duty to Intercede” would include physically stopping the excessive use of force.“We were outraged when we watched the killing of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer from a knee to the neck,” Holden said in a prepared statement. “Equally disturbing was the lack of intervention from the police officers who witnessed a clear use of excessive force.”California law requires police officers to intercede when present and observing another officer using force that is beyond that which is necessary, but there are no universal measures used to determine that an officer has in fact interceded.A recent survey by the Program for Public Consultation (PPC) at the University of Maryland found that the majority of Americans now support police reforms.The respondents who were a representative sample of American voters were asked about 10 current police reform proposals currently in Congress.“From Rodney King in 1991 to Stephon Clark in 2018, California has a bad history with excessive use of force by police officers,” continued Holden. “With protection from the law, this legislation empowers police officers to do the right thing.”The new legislation also includes the following provisions:• Prohibits retaliation against officers who report violations of law or regulation of another officer to a supervisor.• Requires an officer who fails to intercede be disciplined in the same manner as the officer who used excessive force.• Establishes an Internet website that makes specified public records of peace officers available in a form searchable by each officer’s name, and allows members of the public to file citizen complaints• Disqualifies a person from being a peace officer if they have been found by a law enforcement agency that employs them to have either used excessive force that resulted in great bodily injury or death or to have failed to intercede in that incident as required by a law enforcement agency’s policies.• Makes a peace officer who is present and observes another peace officer using excessive force, and fails to intercede as required by the policy of their employing law enforcement agency, despite having a present ability to intercede, an accessory in any crime committed by the other officer during the use of excessive force.AB979 requires publicly held corporations headquartered in California to have at least one director from an underrepresented community by the close of 2021.“Corporations have money, power, and influence,” Holden said. “If we are going to address racial injustice and inequity in our society, it’s imperative that corporate boards reflect the diversity of our state. One great benefit of this action – corporations with ethnically diverse boards have shown to outperform those that lack diversity.”Soon after the social unrest following the killing of Floyd, many corporations publicly stated their support for racial diversity.Critics, however, have pointed out that this public support for social justice movements often does not lead to long-term structural change in hiring and retention policies of a diverse staff and leadership.The Harvard Law School Missing Pieces Report: The 2018 Board Diversity Census of Women and Minorities on Fortune 500 Boards found that out of 1,222 new board members of Fortune 100 companies, 77 percent were white.In addition to the 2021 benchmark, AB979 also requires corporate boards to include two members from underrepresented communities for corporations with more than four members, while corporations with more than nine must have a minimum of three by 2022. 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Disrupting Pharmacy Benefit Management: RxParadigm Launches to Restore Drug Industry Competitiveness and Reduce the…

first_img Previous articleKingstone Insurance Partners with Flyreel to Offer Breakthrough Contactless Home InspectionsNext articleExperity Tapped by CityMD to Optimize Operations and Truncate Patient Wait Times Digital AIM Web Support TAGS  Twitter Facebook Twitter Pinterest Pinterest CLAYMONT, Del.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Feb 9, 2021– A seasoned veteran of the prescription drug industry has broken ranks with the status quo and launched a new business to inject more transparency and competitiveness into how drugs are marketed and distributed in the United States. Mesfin Tegenu negotiated billions of dollars of prescription drug contracts with leading pharmaceutical companies over a 25-year career. Now, he intends to use his new company, RxParadigm, to rework the opaque system of how drug rebates are offered and how drug prices are negotiated to reduce costs and increase the availability of life-saving therapeutics to the American public. RxParadigm will focus on increasing competition in a powerful, yet little understood channel, Pharmacy Benefit Management (PBM). Originally conceived in the 1960s, PBMs were created to aggregate the buying power of several insurance companies to drive down drug prices. But as the channel became more concentrated and drug pricing became shrouded in a secretive system of manufacturer rebates, the original intent was lost. The result is seen in ever-escalating prescription drug costs for providers and patients. Net spending on outpatient prescription drugs is expected to rise by more than 5% annually between 2020 and 2028. One way to keep drug costs in check is to encourage healthy competition – something currently lacking in the PBM market due to mega-consolidation that’s depriving the industry of innovation, flexibility, quality, and transparency. The Prescription for Lower Drug Costs RxParadigm seeks to disrupt the industry by leveraging the combined power of regional health plans and the many like-minded PBMs who are slowly losing their customer base to the consolidated market. RxParadigm will then take the unprecedented step of returning all negotiated rebates to regional plans and like-minded PBMs so that these struggling firms can build more innovative and competitive business models, leveling the playing field, and reducing drug costs through market competition. To audit the savings, RxParadigm uses blockchain technology to deliver unparalleled transparency across the entire prescription drug ecosystem. “For all intents and purposes, transparency and competitiveness do not exist in the prescription drug market because of an outdated drug rebate negotiation culture that allows a select few companies to see higher margins and, in turn, dominate the entire prescription drug ecosystem,” said Mesfin Tegenu, the founder and CEO of RxParadigm. “Rebates were supposed to provide discounts based on quality and control, but now they simply guarantee that a few players receive the greatest economic benefit, effectively locking out competition from regional plans and midsize firms.” Building a More Competitive and Agile Marketplace To make these cost savings a reality, RxParadigm offers members a range of tools, allowing, for the first time, regional plans and like-minded PBMs to craft a range of solutions that best meet the needs of providers and patients. “Until now, some PBMs and regional plans did not have the resources to invest in the kind of forward-thinking, patient-centric solutions that improve outcomes and reduce the total cost of health care,” Tegenu said. “Using advanced medication adherence technologies, flexible claims processing, and AI, we offer an array of patient compliance and monitoring tools so payers can see additional cost savings by choosing RxParadigm participating PBMs.” Perhaps the most forward-thinking of these tools allows patients to receive drug discounts directly at point of purchase, allowing providers to meet a Medicare mandate ahead of a 2022 deadline. “We foresee much of these savings to be passed directly to patients in the way of lower out-of-pocket costs for their prescription drug needs,” said Tegenu. A Market Ready, Willing and Able to Compete Response to the RxParadigm model has been nothing short of dramatic. “The entire industry realizes that the basic inequalities inherent in the current system, where a few large players receive the greatest rebates, have stifled competition and fueled drug cost increases,” said Moses Asom, CEO of Trans-Sahara Investment Corporation, which became a charter member of RxParadigm in January of this year. “RxParadigm opens up the current market by providing full transparency into unit cost discounts throughout the channel. With new strategies to increase the buying power of retail pharmacies and make them more competitive, the industry can now provide more services to the client. These initiatives are long past due and are sure to foster a more responsive and less costly health care delivery system.” About RxParadigm RxParadigm delivers transparency and competitiveness to the prescription drug marketplace. Founded by industry veteran Mesfin Tegenu, RxParadigm is reworking the opaque system of how prescription drug rebates are offered and how drug prices are negotiated to reduce the cost and increase availability of life-saving therapeutics to the American public. By neutralizing the PBM market imbalance, RxParadigm provides regional plans and pharmacy benefit management companies with the same economic advantages their larger competitors enjoy, along with the tools they need, including ease of payment for gene therapy, to differentiate themselves and provide more value to the marketplace. www.rxparadigm.com View source version on businesswire.com:https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210209005355/en/ CONTACT: Media: Denise DiMeglio [email protected] 610-228-2102 KEYWORD: DELAWARE UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA INDUSTRY KEYWORD: GENERAL HEALTH OTHER HEALTH HOSPITALS HEALTH PHARMACEUTICAL SOURCE: RxParadigm Copyright Business Wire 2021. 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Speech and Language therapy services will be covered – HSE

first_img Journey home will be easier – Paul Hegarty DL Debate – 24/05/21 Harps come back to win in Waterford Google+ Pinterest Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Homepage BannerNews WhatsApp News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Twitter Pinterest RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORcenter_img Twitter WhatsApp Facebook Google+ Facebook Previous articleCouncil seeking approval to carry out dredging in Finn ValleyNext articleEnda McGinley says Donegal are offensively stronger than Tyrone News Highland Speech and Language therapy services will be covered – HSE By News Highland – June 5, 2019 The HSE has issued a statement saying that cover is being provided to ensure continuity of Speech & Language Therapy Services in West Donegal over the coming months.In a statement this afternoon, the HSE says two leaves are commencing, one assigned to the Social Care School Age Disability Service based at the Public Services Centre in Dungloe, the other to the Primary Care Service based in the Community Hospital Dungloe.In the event that cover cannot be approved, or if approved and unable to be filled, the overall staffing resources within the Donegal Speech and Language Therapy service will be reviewed by the service manager. In order to provide cover to caseloads in areas with unfilled posts, there may be a temporary reallocation of staff from other service areas in the county.The HSE says arrangements are currently underway to provide cover, and as per service practice, Speech and Language Therapy service users will be managed on a clinical prioritisation basis.Funding has been made available for an additional Speech & Language therapist in the School Age Disability Service. The recruitment process is currently underway and the aim is to fill this post by September 2019. This will support the provision of cover for the duration of the maternity leaves. Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic last_img read more

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Chili Christmas

first_img “I didn’t know what I was going to see at the theater but it was a wonderful way to begin the Christmas season. I can’t explain what it meant, too. It was amazing.”Chris Rich, associate professor of Theater Design and Technology, said the combination of Hydock’s stories and Horton’s music was wonderful.“That combination was a different take on storytelling,” Rich said.“And, the way they involved the audience with the singing of the carols brought to the performance a real sense of community. The familiar carols and Christmas songs bind communities and borders.” Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day By Jaine Treadwell Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Latest Stories By The Penny Hoarder Chili Christmas You Might Like Feeding the soul The new Troy Nutrition Center opens its doors, welcomes seniors A dream that began four years ago was realized Thursday… read more Email the author Published 10:38 pm Thursday, December 6, 2012 Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Storyteller Delores Hydock and musician Bobby Horton captivated their audience during A Chili Country Christmas at the We Piddle Around Theater in Brundidge Thursday evening.Storytellers and a chili dinner warm hearts at Christmastime in BrundidgeThose who came to the We Piddle Around Theater Thursday night looking for Christmas found it. Or, maybe, it was as nationally acclaimed storyteller Dolores Hydock said, Christmas found them.Hydock and master musician, Bobby Horton, were in concert at the Brundidge folklife theater for A Chili Country Christmas and left the audience limp with laughter and struggling to hold back tears. “This is what Christmas is all about,” said Mary Ann Casey of Troy. “Sometimes we do go looking for Christmas and, instead, have it find us. Christmas found me tonight. I don’t know when I’ve laughed so much and been so moved. Transformed. I want to experience this again. It was that good. God has richly blessed these two people and they, in turn, richly blessed us.”For Pam Rhodes of Ozark, the Hydock-Horton Christmas show, “Jingle All the Way,” took her from where she was to where there were magical places created in story and song.“Oh, my goodness,” Rhodes said. “I left my seat. I was there with them. And what wonderful places to be. When Dorlores Hydock talked about her mother, it was with humor, but also with so much love and compassion. Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies Are… Rich said the Hydock-Horton storytelling concert was what Christmas should be.“It was a chance to slow down and do something together,” he said. “It was a gift. It was Christmas finding us.” Skip Sponsored Content Print Article Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Book Nook to reopen Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthBet You’re Pretty Curious About Jaden’s Net Worth Right About Now, HuhBradofoThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more

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R. Kelly taken into custody after court appearance and following interview outburst

first_imgScott Olson/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Embattled singer R. Kelly was taken into custody following a court appearance this afternoon for unpaid child support.Kelly, who was spotted in cuffs after the hearing in Chicago, will be processed and taken to jail later today. If he makes the payment — around $161,000 — he will be released from custody, according to the Cook County Sheriff’s Department.The amount has to be paid in full, the sheriff’s department said.The court appearance came hours after an explosive interview aired in which the singer, who faces 10 counts of felony criminal sexual abuse involving four alleged victims, lashed out and called the allegations “not fair.”In an interview with “CBS This Morning” co-host Gayle King, the singer, 52, referenced his past case from 2008 involving assault and abuse claims, which ended in his acquittal.“It’s not fair. It’s not fair to nobody. When you beat your case, you beat your case,” the singer says in the clip released by the network.But King pushes Kelly, saying the new charges he’s facing involves new women and claims, whether they are from the past or not. In response, the singer says their claims are “not true.”The allegations and charges against Kelly have come after the network Lifetime aired its special “Surviving R. Kelly,” a docuseries about the decades’ worth of misconduct allegations against the singer.“Whether they’re old rumors, new rumors, future rumors, not true,” he adds. NEW: R&B singer R. Kelly, charged with aggravated sexual abuse, angrily denied the accusations in a new interview with @GayleKing, insisting the claims are “rumors” & “not true.” Kelly has pleaded not guilty; see the first clips here & watch @CBSThisMorning Wednesday at 7a ET. pic.twitter.com/5yT1QwPsIq— CBS Evening News (@CBSEveningNews) March 5, 2019 When asked if he held any women against their will, Kelly said, making a point to speak directly to the camera, “How stupid would it be for R. Kelly, with all I have been through in my way, way past to hold somebody. Let alone 4, 5, 6, 50 you said — how stupid would I be to do that?”According to the Cook County Prosecutor’s Office, which charged Kelly last month, three of the four accusers were younger than 17 at the time of the alleged incidents.When Kelly was charged at the end of February, the singer’s lawyer, Steve Greenberg, said he believes all the alleged victims “are lying” about his client.Kelly continued to claim his innocence to CBS, breaking down in the process.“I need to be a monster and hold girls against their will, chain them up in my basement and don’t let them eat and don’t let them out … Stop it,” he said. “Y’all quit playin. Quit playin. I didn’t do this stuff. This is not me y’all. I’m fighting for my f—– life.”But King continued to press Kelly, sometimes saying she finds it hard to believe the singer is innocent, explaining to him that “we are in a different time, where women are speaking out,” referencing #MeToo and other powerful movements as to why some allegations are coming out now from his past.“Now women feel safe saying these things about you,” she added.“I love women. I love all women. I love everybody. But the thing is, is that these stories on Lifetime they’re very bogus. And they’re not true. Absolutely not true,” he added. Copyright © 2019, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.last_img read more

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Internet held back by IT networker shortage

first_imgInternet held back by IT networker shortageOn 14 Mar 2000 in Personnel Today Comments are closed. This week’s training news in brief• Skills shortages are posing a serious threat to the expansion of theInternet, according to the Data Networking Association (DNA).Officially launched by small business and e-commerce minister PatriciaHewitt last week, the DNA said that the lack of IT networking skills isdelaying projects and pushing up costs. Research by Cisco Skills predicts that by 2002 there will be a shortage ofalmost 6 million qualified networking professionals in the UK. The DNA is agovernment-backed initiative formed by leading network providers and academiawith the DTI aimed at plugging the skills gap.www.datanetworking.co.uk £4.4m training boost for Yorkshire and Humber • The Yorkshire Forward Development Fund will plough £4.4m into boostingskills and training in the region in 2000 – more than over a third on theprevious year. The money, an increase of £1.1m in this year’s allocation, isaimed at addressing key skills shortages in deprived areas in the Yorkshire andHumber region. Application packs have been distributed to trainingorganisations in the area.Tec reveals Londoners are keen to develop skills• Over three-quarters of South West London’s workforce is consideringtraining now or in the future, according to Aztec, training and enterprisecouncil for Wandsworth, Merton and Kingston upon Thames. Only 21 per cent of 1,300 of those residents surveyed said they would notconsider training, compared with a London average of 28 per cent. Aztec chiefexecutive Ian Parkes said, “It is extremely important to attack the causesthat lead a small but significant proportion of the local population to avoiddeveloping their skills and growing their prospects in the job market.” Related posts:No related photos. Previous Article Next Articlelast_img read more

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