64 patients waiting for beds in UHL

first_imgLimerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live University Hospital Limerick Email WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads 263 admitted patients are waiting for beds this morning, according to today’s INMO Trolley Watch.227 patients are waiting in the emergency department, while 36 are in wards elsewhere in the hospital. Facebook Roisin Upton excited by “hockey talent coming through” in Limerick LimerickNews64 patients waiting for beds in UHLBy Staff Reporter – March 22, 2021 216 Print RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live Previous articleWATCH: Treaty United pick up 2-1 win over Athlone Town in final pre-season gameNext articleMinister Collins welcomes €418,662 in Limerick outdoor funding Staff Reporterhttp://www.limerickpost.ie Advertisement Twitter WhatsApp Linkedin Billy Lee names strong Limerick side to take on Wicklow in crucial Division 3 clash TAGSKeeping Limerick PostedlimerickLimerick Post Donal Ryan names Limerick Ladies Football team for League opener last_img read more

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China Targets Christian Weddings and Funerals

first_imgBy Share America October 29, 2019 In early 2019, Chinese authorities have broken up Christian funerals and weddings in Henan province, says Bitter Winter, an online magazine that documents human rights abuses in China. Worshipers are threatened with jail and investigation. Some are arrested.The U.S. Department of State has designated China as a “Country of Particular Concern” since 1999 for severe violations of religious freedom.According to the 2018 International Religious Freedom Report from the U.S. Department of State, the Chinese government requires Christian churches to install surveillance cameras, so that the police can monitor activities daily, and compels Christians to sign documents renouncing their Christian faith. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo described China’s actions as “heinous.”Restrictions on religion growing worseChina also wants informers. The South China Morning Post reported in March 2019 that Guangzhou city officials have began offering $1,500 cash rewards for information on religious gatherings.China is among the top 10 countries with the most restrictive laws and policies toward religious freedom, a 2019 Pew Research Center report finds. In the Communist Party of China’s ongoing campaign to Sinicize religion (make it more Han Chinese), Christians, Uighur and Hui Muslims, Tibetan Buddhists, and Falun Gong are particular targets of harassment.“Religious persecution is a defining challenge of the 21st century, and the United States will proudly lead the charge to protect religious freedom wherever it is under attack,” U.S. Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom Sam Brownback said in written testimony in June.last_img read more

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Andrew “Andy” Lee Hand

first_imgAndrew “Andy” Lee Hand, 89, of Milan passed away Monday, February 25, 2019 at The Seasons in Milan.  Andy was born Saturday, July 13, 1929 in Fairfield Township, Butler County, Ohio the son of Harold and Mary Elizabeth (Inden) Hand.  He married Dorothea “Dottie” Schmidt November 7, 1953 and she preceded him in death August 15, 2018.  Andy was a pharmacist, a member of the St. Paul Lutheran Church and served his country in the U.S. Army.  He was a member of the Milan F & AM #31, Murat Shrine, Milan Lions Club, Milan Legion Post #235, Gymkhana Club, founder and member of the 3 Rivers Swim Club and past board member of Margaret Mary Community Hospital.  He enjoyed horseback riding, golf and was the owner, operator and pharmacist of the Milan Drug Store from 1963 till 1988.Andy is survived by sons: Todd (Vivian) Hand of FL and Eric (Becky) Hand of Milan; daughters: Carla Unroe of San Francisco, CA and Elizabeth (Ken) Martini of West Chester, OH; sisters: Rose Willig of North College Hill and Dolores Hand of Northern Kentucky and 7 grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by son David Hand, parents, wife, 2 brothers and 1 sister.A memorial service will be held at 4:30 PM Sunday, March 3, 2019 at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 7124 North State Road 101, Milan, IN 47031 with Pastor Sue Socha officiating.  Memorials may be given in honor of Andy to the Milan Library or Boy Scout Troop #631.  Laws-Carr-Moore Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements, P.O. Box 243, Milan, IN 47031 (812) 654 – 2141.  You may go to www.lawscarrmoore.com to leave an online condolence message for the family.last_img read more

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Degree 53 seeks new recruits for ‘Gaming Specific’ division

first_img Share Related Articles Degree 53 expands technical and product development teams   July 22, 2020 Degree 53 ‘UX Review’ reviews operators against latest Apple app guidelines January 15, 2020 Manchester-based digital design agency Degree 53 has launched a dedicated ‘Gaming’ division focused on creating bespoke web and project development services for igaming/betting customers.Stating its intent to grow its services within the gambling sector, Degree 53 management has confirmed that it will support the division with 20+ new dedicated roles.Managing Director of Degree 53, Andrew Daniels, commented on the division “The gambling industry has always been one of our core sectors. However, over the past year, the work has become increasingly specialised, and we feel the time is right to separate that service from the main agency. This is why we’ve decided to create a new gaming division and recruit more talented team members.”Degree 53 plans to establish itself as a go-to specialist for bespoke project delivery be it for design, development or technology, as gaming operators seek to differentiate their services in the ultra-competitive market.“We’re looking to fill some technical and creative roles that will help us drive this expansion and the new division. This way, we’ll be able to scale our services and gaming proposition in the future.” Daniels addedDegree 53 has launched a new website detailing its new division’s services and provisions. More information about career opportunities at Degree 53 can be found at https://www.degree53.com/careers/ Submit StumbleUpon bet365 continues Manchester expansion with new offices March 13, 2020 Sharelast_img read more

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Chris Curtis not worried about last year’s champ, playoff seeding heading into second PFL appearance

first_imgJoin DAZN and watch more than 100 fight nights a yearBefore there was Brendan Loughnane, there was Chris Curtis.Much like the 29-year-old featherweight from Manchester, England, Curtis appeared on the first episode of a new season, carrying an impressive record and a wealth of regional experience into a tough matchup to kick off Season 2 of the UFC’s latest talent search series. He dominated the action and finished the fight in the third round, landing a beautiful hook kick 90 seconds into the final stanza that ultimately led to the bout being halted.But when White convened with Laura Sanko to announce which fighters had earned contracts, Curtis’ name wasn’t mentioned. Alonzo Menifield and Greg Hardy, both of whom scored hellacious first-round knockout wins, were tabbed to join the UFC ranks.Three days after his appearance in Las Vegas, “The Action Man” announced his retirement from the sport.“At that point, it’s a 12-year journey,” said Curtis, reflecting on the events of last summer. “I get there, I’m like, ‘Here’s my contract, finally.’ I do everything and get passed up, it sucked, and on top of that, I go home with a broken hand.“It was just interesting after the Contender Series because you put all that time and effort in. I was training across the country, away from my kids — it sucks for my family because of all the time and money that you spend. It just sucked.”And so he hung up his four-ounce gloves.After the hurt dissipated and his injuries healed, a conversation with one of his long-time training partners set Curtis on the path back to competing inside the cage.“Sam Alvey was one of the guys that made me realize that I don’t really have many options,” said Curtis, who ultimately sided with the Professional Fighters League (PFL) to compete in the company’s welterweight division. “What else am I going to do with my time? I’ve spent 12 years working on being the best fighter I could be, so I kind of have one path to follow.“I fought earlier this year to get back into it, test the waters and I felt good, and then this came up and I jumped at it,” he added. “I wanted to be in the UFC, I wanted my fight kit, but a million bucks buys a lot of personalized fight kits, so I’ll just do that instead.”Fighting on the first event of the 2019 season, Curtis scored a third-round stoppage win over Andre Fialho, pushing his winning streak to eight and earning him four points — good for fifth place in the division heading into his second and final regular season matchup later this week in Atlantic City, New Jersey.“More than the points, it was good to get out there,” he explained. “Everybody was telling me I had the best fight that night. I’m in a new gym — I moved to Vegas, so that’s different — and I have a new coach in John Wood. It’s just nice to go out there and perform, show that I made a good decision, the right changes.“To have the fans really love me and say I’m one of the best fights they’ve seen so far means a lot to me. It’s just validation that I’m at that level,” he added. “I’ve heard a lot of people say the UFC really screwed up not signing me and that means the world to me honestly.”Having already made an impact with the fans, Curtis has the opportunity to make an impact on the standings as he gears up for the playoffs and takes on 2018 welterweight champion Magomed Magomedkerimov on Thurday evening in the main event of PFL 4 of the 2019 season at the Ocean Casino Resort.The 29-year-old Magomedkerimov was an unknown to most North American fight fans prior to last year’s PFL season, when he scored wins over Herman Terrado and Bojan Velickovic to advance to the playoffs and then beat Pavel Kusch and Velickovic again to advance to the finals, where he submitted heavy favorite Ray Cooper III to claim the welterweight title and $1 million.In his first appearance of this year, the returning champion was one of three fighters to collect six points, submitting UFC veteran John Howard in the opening round.“The only thing more dangerous than one Magomed is two Magomeds,” joked Curtis. “At the same time, he’s the champion from last year and I respect that — it’s cool, congrats to him — but I didn’t fight in this tournament last year, so him being the champion doesn’t mean a thing to me. It just doesn’t.“You beat people that weren’t me,” he continued. “You beat Ray Cooper III. I’m not really impressed by that.”In addition to not particularly caring about Magomedkerimov’s success last season, the soon-to-be 32-year-old isn’t overly worried about playoff seeding as he heads into his second regular season appearance of the year.His win over Fialho earned him four points, good for fifth place in the standings, one point ahead of Handersson Ferreira, one point behind Cooper III and two points back of Magomedkerimov, Glaico Franca and Sadibou Sy, all of whom scored first-round finishes and garnered six points.Because of how the welterweights have been paired off for their second event of the regular season, Curtis isn’t guaranteed a place in the playoffs just yet, but he’s confident that he’ll earn a victory on Thursday night and doesn’t care whether he heads into the playoffs as the first or eighth seed. “Before PFL, had you heard of Magomedkerimov?” asked Curtis. “You hadn’t and no one else had either. That was his coming out party and he’s not a guy that anyone really cares about. I’m going to beat him up and after this tournament, you’re never going to hear about Magomed Magomedkerimov ever again.“As far as seeding, I’m not concerned,” he added. “In my head, I’m going into this tournament thinking I’m the very best in the tournament, bar none, so at this point, I don’t care who I have to fight — I’m going to win. I can beat everyone in this tournament, so I don’t really care. I just want to move it along.“I can beat everyone here — I know that I can — so I don’t worry about the seeding too much.” A couple weeks back, MMA fans rallied to Brendan Loughnane’s side after the British standout didn’t receive a contract following his victory over Bill Algeo on the Contender Series.Loughnane, who won the fight handily and has built an excellent record fighting on the smaller stages, seemed like an obvious choice to get a contract, but instead, the UFC President went in a different direction, passing on Loughnane and criticizing his decision to shoot for a takedown in the final 10 seconds rather than “going for the finish,” as if he had Algeo teetering on the brink of collapse and gave him a reprieve.last_img read more

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JAPEX in Mobay Sept. 23-25

first_img In his message regarding this year’s staging, President of the JHTA, Omar Robinson, noted that the event provides the business-conducive atmosphere for participants to meet, collaborate and conduct business with wholesalers, tour operators and travel agents. A slew of overseas buyers and local suppliers in the tourism sector are expected to converge at the Montego Bay Convention Centre in St. James from September 23 to 25, for the 28th staging of Jamaica Product Exchange (JAPEX). A slew of overseas buyers and local suppliers in the tourism sector are expected to converge at the Montego Bay Convention Centre in St. James from September 23 to 25, for the 28th staging of Jamaica Product Exchange (JAPEX).The annual event, put on by the Jamaica Hotel and Tourist Association (JHTA) and the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB), provides the ideal forum for leading suppliers in Jamaica’s tourism industry to negotiate and network with overseas buyers.In his message regarding this year’s staging, President of the JHTA, Omar Robinson, noted that the event provides the business-conducive atmosphere for participants to meet, collaborate and conduct business with wholesalers, tour operators and travel agents.“It is also a golden opportunity for our partners in Jamaica’s agriculture and manufacturing sectors as we continue to integrate our suppliers and showcase valuable tourism linkages at JAPEX,” Mr. Robinson said.He added that this year, the workshops will address critical topics, such as marketing small properties, interior decorating, energy efficiency and revenue management.JAPEX commences with the official opening and welcome reception on Sunday, September 23 at 7:00 p.m.Over the three days, participants will be engaged in discussions, appointment scheduling, networking and scheduled tours of hotels and attractions. Over the three days, participants will be engaged in discussions, appointment scheduling, networking and scheduled tours of hotels and attractions. Story Highlightslast_img read more

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