University of Utah Football To Conduct Walk-on Tryouts August 24

first_img Tags: Eccles Football Center/Janice Whatcott/Jessi Seumalo/Utah Football/Utah Football Recruiting Operations Coordinator FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailSALT LAKE CITY-Thursday, University of Utah football announced they will conduct walk-on tryouts Saturday August 24 at 12:00 pm.Tryouts will occur at the Eccles Football Center, located at 580 S. Guardsman Way in Salt Lake City.All aspirants should bring cleats and “appropriate workout gear.”They must also bring proof of a physical (within the last six months) and download and complete forms, which can be found here: https://utahutes.com/documents/2019/8/15//Tryout_Form_updated_7_17_2019.pdf?id=18643The completed forms and the proof of a physical must be emailed to Utah Football Recruiting Operations Coordinator Jessi Seumalo at [email protected] by August 22 at 10:00 pm MDT.Physical copies of the forms may also be obtained at the Eccles Football Facility and should be turned into executive secretary Janice Whatcott.All tryouts must also be current University of Utah students. August 15, 2019 /Sports News – Local University of Utah Football To Conduct Walk-on Tryouts August 24 Written by Brad Jameslast_img read more

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Ocean Ships Wins MLP Ships Maintenance Contract

first_img September 29, 2014 View post tag: News by topic Authorities View post tag: americas View post tag: Naval These ships support the Military Sealift Command’s prepositioning fleet by transferring rolling stock and other cargos in-stream with other ships via ramp connections, as well as landing and deploying air-cushion non-displacement craft by means of inclined decks.Work will be performed worldwide, and work is expected to be completed by Sept. 30, 2015.Pacific Fleet reimbursable contract funds in the amount of $10,461,769 are subject to the availability of fiscal 2015 funds and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.Military Sealift Command, Washington, District of Columbia, is the contracting activity.[mappress]Press Release, September 29, 2014; Image: US Navy Ocean Ships Wins MLP Ships Maintenance Contract View post tag: MLP View post tag: maintenance View post tag: Navy Share this article View post tag: contract View post tag: Ocean Ships Back to overview,Home naval-today Ocean Ships Wins MLP Ships Maintenance Contract View post tag: ships View post tag: wins Ocean Ships, Inc., Houston, Texas, is being awarded a $10,4 million modification for the previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract to exercise the second option period of this contract for the operation and maintenance of two Mobile Landing Platform ships, USNS Montford Point and USNS John Glenn.last_img read more

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Speedibake fire results in £25m exceptional charge

first_imgA fire that destroyed the Speedibake factory in Wakefield has resulted in a £25m exceptional charge for owner Associated British Foods (ABF).The blaze, in February this year, destroyed two buildings and damaged others. After a review of options, the company announced the factory would close permanently and some products would transfer to its Bradford site.Announcing its interim results for the 24 weeks ended 29 February, ABF said exceptional charges including Speedibake and the closure of Primark stores had resulted in statutory profit before tax falling 42% to £298m. Reported revenue across ABF rose 2% to £7.6bn over the period.The company said “significant” cost reductions had been implemented by Allied Bakeries to mitigate the division losing its own-label contract to supply Tesco stores. These had included the closure of Allied’s bakery in Cardiff.ABF reported that the expected sales decline at Allied Bakeries had been offset by higher sales at George Weston Foods in Australia, AB World Foods and Silver Spoon. As a result, grocery division revenues were flat year-on-year.Overall operating profit fell slightly at ABF’s ingredients division despite a 2% increase in revenue.Sales and operating profit rose at AB Mauri, with the company reporting strong sales growth in yeast and operational efficiencies in the US.Referring to the impact of coronavirus across ABF, chief executive George Weston said he had been “humbled” by the willingness of staff to come to work “while so many of the rest of us sit this disease out safely at home”.“Our food businesses, and in particular our food factories and depots and drivers, have equally been put under intense pressure since this pandemic began, but in very different ways.“ABF businesses produce more food in the UK than any other organisation and we are significant producers of food in other countries, too. It has been essential that they all keep fully running. Indeed, during the weeks of panic-buying, they had to produce more than ever before.”Weston added that this has been done while reconfiguring factory layouts to ensure safe working for staff, and during higher than normal absence and while often being isolated from outside sources of technical support.“Our success in keeping the nation fed is testament to the robustness of the modern food chain; it is also testament to the reality that you don’t need to tell most people how to behave well, you just need to allow them to do so; and it is the finest thing I have seen in a career in business.”last_img read more

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Eustis man killed in apparent hunting accident

first_imgFLAGSTAFF TOWNSHIP – A Eustis man was killed Tuesday evening after he unintentionally shot himself in the leg while bird hunting on a remote logging road. It is the first hunting incident of the year, according to the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife.MDIFW spokesperson Matt Latti said in a statement released Wednesday that the Franklin County Regional Communications Center took a call from Mark Henderson, 57 of Eustis, at 5:56 p.m. Tuesday evening. Henderson told dispatchers that he had unintentionally shot himself in the lower left leg while bird hunting on a remote logging road near the northwest shore of Flagstaff Lake in Flagstaff Township.Game wardens, Maine State Police, U.S. Border Patrol and NorthStar EMS all responded to the area and began searching logging roads for Henderson.At 7:06 p.m., Warden Kyle Hladik located Henderson near his truck. The warden began administering CPR to Henderson and loaded him into his truck. A state trooper drove the warden’s truck to meet an ambulance at the Big Eddy Road as Hladik and another trooper continued CPR. Emergency medical personnel administered care to Henderson for approximately 40 minutes before he died due to his injuries, Latti said.Wardens are investigating the incident.Latti said that Tuesday’s fatal shooting was the first hunting incident of the year; currently, open seasons including hunting for bear, deer, upland birds, waterfowl, turkeys and other species. The second week of moose season will begin next week.There are nearly 215,000 licensed hunters in Maine, Latti noted. Over the last 10 years, Maine has averaged six hunting incidents per year, with three fatal incidents over that 10-year period.last_img read more

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Packing for plants

first_imgBy Wade HutchesonUniversity of GeorgiaAny move requires packing to ease the transition. Moving plants is no different. But instead of packing stuff, you have to pack the roots for the move.At Berry College in 1992, I was working at Oak Hill, Martha Berry’s home. I had an opportunity to help transplant native azaleas from a national forest back to Berry.What was sold as an opportunity turned out to be a lot like work. Over two days, three of us dug, tugged, wrapped and toted 35 native azaleas out of the woods to the truck. The truck was always uphill. Each azalea had been carefully dug to keep as many roots intact as possible.At the end of the second day, even my hair hurt (I had some back then). But I knew our effort would pay off and was glad to have been a part.Transplanting successThen we got back to Oak Hill and, of course, our prizes had to be replanted. And as my luck would have it, every planting site was uphill. Fortunately for my aching back, there were more hands to help replant.All 35 azaleas survived and put on a spectacular bloom the next spring, mainly because we had packed their bags.We did this during the week after Thanksgiving, which brings me to this point. If you have a tree or shrub in need of transplanting, now is the time. Digging conditions are as good as they’re going to get.Fall is always perfect for transplanting. And due to our unusually heavy rainfall in October, the soil is in good working shape.The key to successThe key to success in transplanting is taking roots — the more the better. I’ve often heard people describe the process as digging a big root ball, which to some means a lot of soil. If there are no roots in that soil, it really doesn’t matter how big the ball is. The roots need to go with it.Start by exploring the soil at least 4 feet away from the trunk. Use a spading fork or other probing tool to help find the major roots.Once you find all the major roots, gently dig, lift and pull them out of the ground. Follow them out as far as you can. And try to leave the big roots intact. Some may need to be pruned to keep the job doable.Then return to the trunk and dig under and around the main trunk at least 2 feet around. You should find roots underneath that will need to be pruned. Rocking and lifting (don’t forget the grunts) will help you identify roots.Keep root mass intactAgain, try to keep as much of the root mass intact as possible. Shave away the soil to help lighten the load.While you’ve worked hard to get to this point, it’s about to get harder. Now the plant needs to be lifted and moved to the new site.You may need to call in a few favors from neighbors. Some will carry the main trunk, and some may be needed to tote major roots. Use a sturdy tarp or heavy burlap to wrap the main root ball with while moving.Try to keep as much soil around the roots as you can, but I’ll trade soil for roots any day.The new planting site should be ready to receive the plant when it arrives, including amending the soil in a large area and not just the planting hole.Incentive to plant properlyAll of your hard work to dig the plant up should be incentive to provide a great new home. Heavily amend an area five times the size of the root ball to be planted. Remove the burlap before planting.(Before you do any of this, think about the new site. Make sure it’s suited for the plant now and in the future. Don’t end up having to move it again.)If all goes well, all that’s left is backfilling soil. You may need to adjust the hole size and shape to accommodate the major roots. Spread them out as they were in the original site. I’ve even dug “ditches” in order to replant some of my transplants’ roots.Water to settle the soil. It shouldn’t need much watering after that until spring. Next summer, it may need weekly watering if rainfall is short.Not moving again is exactly my goal. Plants will travel successfully, however, if you take time to pack their bags first.For more information, contact the University of Georgia Extension Service in your county.last_img read more

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Food Stamp Participation Reaches All-Time High in Vermont

first_imgFood Stamp Participation Reaches All-Time High in Vermont During Holiday SeasonBurlington, VT, December 2, 2008 – While many in Vermont were savoring Thanksgiving treats last week, others were signing up for food assistance; 60,062 Vermonters, almost 1 in 10, now participate in the Food Stamp Program according to data released by the Department for Children and Families. This number is up by over 1,500 in just one month, up 7,000 since this time last year, and represents a record high for Vermont.According to Angela Smith-Dieng, Food Stamp Outreach & Policy Specialist at the Vermont Campaign to End Childhood Hunger, “The upsurge in participation may be in part due to policy changes that took effect on October 1st. However, given the downturn in the economy coupled with high food and fuel costs, the increase may have more to do with increased need. With hunger on the rise across Vermont, increased participation indicates that more Vermonters are taking advantage of this critical nutrition assistance.”Food stamps are a USDA entitlement program designed to respond quickly to increased need. For a household that is struggling financially, infusing food dollars into their budget frees up money for other expenses. At the same time, by participating in the program they are more likely to be in good health and succeed in school and at work. Thanks to changes made to the program by the Agency of Human Services, thousands more Vermonters will be eligible for these benefits as of January 1, 2009.Smith-Dieng says: “We’re glad that more Vermonters are receiving the food benefits they are entitled to. Nevertheless, 1 in 3 Vermonters are eligible but not participating – we are working hard to spread the word about the expanding program. We invite every Vermonter to spread the word about this program to neighbors who might be struggling: through school and congregation newsletters, local senior centers, town clerks offices, and health clinics.”More information and materials about the Food Stamp Program is available at www.vermontfoodhelp.com(link is external).The Vermont Campaign to End Childhood Hunger is a statewide nonprofit organization that combats hunger through advocacy, education, and technical assistance. Since 1993, VTCECH has been providing communities with the tools to create and sustain local programs that feed children in need. Information on VTCECH, hunger in Vermont and federal nutrition programs is available at www.vtnohunger.org(link is external).###last_img read more

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Absolute honesty

first_img 10SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr Six laws to promote a corporate culture of integrity.by: Kelly SchmidtTruer words have never been spoken…“Raise your hand if you have taught your children not to lie,” Larry Johnson asked the audience at CUES’ Directors Conference this week. Over 400 hands reached for the sky.“Raise your hand if you have ever told a lie,” followed up Johnson, co-author of Absolute Honesty: Building a Corporate Culture That Values Straight Talk and Rewards Integrity. Again, over 400 arms went into the air.So, where is the disconnect? How can we say one thing, but practice the complete opposite? More importantly, how can we build a corporate culture that values straight talk and rewards integrity when we are all less than stellar at always telling the truth?At Directors Conference, Johnson presented “Six Laws of Absolute Honesty.”Law #1: Tell the truth.We know everyone tells white lies from time to time. The problem is, individuals have different opinions about when the total truth should be told. When Johnson asked the audience, “What is your criteria for not telling a white lie?” several answers came back, including:if the consequence is worse than the lieif it is for something illegal, immoral or unethicalif the lie is unfair to others continue reading »last_img read more

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Police: Man taken to hospital following crash on Route 434

first_img11:46 A.M. UPDATE: Binghamton Police shut down the right lane of Route 434 Eastbound but the left lane remains operational. —– VESTAL (WBNG) — Both lanes of Route 434 Eastbound are back open following a one-car crash. The police department says one man was taken to the hospital for unknown injuries.center_img A 12 News crew on the scene reported that the vehicle that crashed was in an embankment. Police are investigating what caused the driver to go off the road. For the most up to date information go to the 511NY website by clicking here. VESTAL (WBNG) — The Binghamton Police Department responded to a one-car crash on Route 434 Wednesday morning.last_img

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Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang claims Arsenal’s ‘crazy’ front three can match Liverpool trio

first_imgAdvertisement Advertisement Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang claims Arsenal’s ‘crazy’ front three can match Liverpool trio Roberto Firmino scored Liverpool’s winning goal against Southampton last weekend (Picture: Getty)‘Hopefully, yes [we can hit it off straight away]. I think we can do it.‘First of all, he [Pepe] speaks French so it will be easy for him to settle in and play with us. He only started training with us a few weeks ago but it’s good to have him with us. He’s started well.‘Last season he was amazing. He’ll bring us speed and excellent finishing, and that’s good for us.‘As we’ve seen from last season, Liverpool play with three up front and they play very well. Why not us? I think we can do it.‘It will be a tough game against them. They are great players. They always try to go forward and try to get goals and assist each other. They are one of the best trios in the world.‘I see a lot of similarities. Pepe and me, we are quick players like Mane and Salah, while Laca is a player who can keep the ball and is really good with his feet like Firmino.‘So yes, we can say we are close enough.’More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing Arsenal Metro Sport ReporterFriday 23 Aug 2019 8:56 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link3kShares Comment Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette both scored in Arsenal’s win over Burnley (Picture: Getty)Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang believes the signing of Nicolas Pepe means Arsenal now boast a ‘crazy’ attacking trio capable of matching the goalscoring feats of Liverpool’s fearsome front three.The Gabon international has picked up from where he left off last season, scoring the decisive goals in Arsenal’s victories over Newcastle and Burnley which sealed the club’s first 100% start to a new campaign for the first time since 2009.Alexandre Lacazette also scored in the win over Sean Dyche’s team while club-record signing Nicolas Pepe produced a more than encouraging performance on his home debut after he was introduced as a second-half substitute.AdvertisementAdvertisementThe Ivory Coast international is closing in on a first start according to Unai Emery, but after suffering a crushing 5-1 defeat at Anfield last season the Spaniard may opt for a more defensive line-up.ADVERTISEMENTMore: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CityRoberto Firmino scored a hat-trick in that demoralising defeat, Emery’s biggest loss since succeeding Arsene Wenger, while his partners in crime, Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane, ended up sharing last season’s Golden Boot with Aubameyang.All three Liverpool stars have already opened their goalscoring accounts for the season, but Aubameyang is confident Arsenal now boast a forward line comparable with anything else the Premier League has to offer.‘It is going to be crazy – everybody is excited,’ Aubameyang told Sky Sports when discussing playing alongside Lacazette and Pepe. ‘I am looking forward to it.last_img read more

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Brisbane home sells in a day

first_img65 Sinnamon Rd, Sinnamon ParkMr Juresic said interest in the family home was huge.“We’ve sold so much property in the area so we had plenty of buyers to show the property to straight away,” he said.“The sellers are over the moon.”An older couple keen wishing to downsize purchased the property. 65 Sinnamon Rd, Sinnamon ParkA Sinnamon Park property has sold within ten hours of going on the market and for $100,000 above the sellers’ expectations. The four-bedroom, two-bathroom home at 65 Sinnamon Rd is under contact following a $950,000 deal. “Their goal was to get about $825,000 and even if it were $850,000, that would have been fantastic,” NGU Elite Team’s Emil Juresic said.More from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this home2 hours agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor8 hours ago“We put it on the market and sold the house literally ten hours later.”last_img read more

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