Pennsylvania’s Presque Isle Downs to soft launch sportsbook

August 24, 2021 0 Comments

first_img Regions: US Pennsylvania Topics: Sports betting Sports betting AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitter Churchill Downs’ Presque Isle Downs & Casino in Pennsylvania has announced plans to begin its final testing of a BetAmerica-branded sportsbook, with a view to completing a full roll-out by the end of the week. Churchill Downs’ Presque Isle Downs & Casino in Pennsylvania has announced plans to begin its final testing of a BetAmerica-branded sportsbook, with a view to completing a full roll-out by the end of the week.The SBTech-powered BetAmerica Sportsbook will be open from 4PM until 12AM local time on 24 July, then between 2PM and 12AM on 25 July.Presque Isle Downs will feature 50 BetAmerica sports wagering kiosks across the casino floor, as well as separate sections to bet near The Hub center bar, Bar 90, High Limit Room and the sportsbook area in the non-smoking room.Subject to final approval from the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB), Presque Isle Downs and BetAmerica plan to open the sportsbook round the clock from 12PM on 26 July.Read the full story on iGB North America.Image: Eddie~Scenter_img Pennsylvania’s Presque Isle Downs to soft launch sportsbook Subscribe to the iGaming newsletter Email Address 22nd July 2019 | By contenteditorlast_img read more

A horrible week in Central Florida makes its way to Apopka

June 19, 2021 0 Comments

first_img Free webinar for job seekers on best interview answers, hosted by Goodwill June 11 The Anatomy of Fear LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter TAGSThe Week in Review Previous articleBreaking News: Deputies surround barricaded suspect in ApopkaNext articleBreaking: Deputies arrest suspect in Friday night shooting in Plymouth Denise Connell RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Please enter your comment! Please enter your name here In case you missed it: The Apopka Week in NewsTwo law enforcement officers die and a 17-year old is shot and killed in PlymouthApopka responds to a terrible, tragic day in Central FloridaApopka police charge man with intent to distribute marijuana near schoolAPD Traffic Unit responds to complaints and crashesCity responds to issues with wastewater treatment facilityApopka man faces felony charge for toll evasionCentral Florida mourns the death of OPD Lieutenant Debra ClaytonUpdating Breaking News: 17-year-old boy shot and killed in PlymouthA grieving community honors the life of “Big Norm” Support conservation and fish with NEW Florida specialty license plate last_img read more

GOOD Agency staff to donate their skills to mark #GivingTuesday

June 16, 2021 0 Comments

first_imgGOOD Agency staff to donate their skills to mark #GivingTuesday Howard Lake | 18 November 2016 | News Tagged with: Consulting & Agencies donated services Giving Tuesday The Good Agency 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. GOOD Agency will donate “its best and brightest brains” to one charity or business for one day to mark #GivingTuesday, the global day of giving and supporting good causes.The fifth annual #GivingTuesday takes place this year on 29 November, and that is the day on which the winning applicant will be announced.The agency is asking Giving Tuesday’s Charity and Business partners to get in touch with a challenge they are have difficulty cracking. (You can register as a partner now to be eligible for this offer).Reuben Turner, Creative Director of GOOD Agency explained:“Is your company struggling to engage staff in your CSR, social purpose or charity initiatives? Are your fundraising or comms in a rut? Then let us help you find the answer.”Share your challenge with the team by emailing GOOD Agency. The deadline for applications is 25 November.The agency will pick the winning charity a charity and business winner on #GivingTuesday and announce it via Twitter. Advertisement  130 total views,  4 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis9  129 total views,  3 views today Auction for refugee filmGOOD Agency will also be marking Giving Tuesday by holding an auction amongst staff to fundraise for a short documentary ‘Hungry for Dignity’ which will humanise refugees in Dunkirk through food and the work of Refugee Community Kitchen. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis9last_img read more

Festivalgoers bet on event’s weather for charity

June 16, 2021 0 Comments

first_img Advertisement Festivalgoers bet on event’s weather for charity Tagged with: Fundraising ideas music Melanie May | 4 July 2017 | News  111 total views,  1 views today About Melanie May Melanie May is a journalist and copywriter specialising in writing both for and about the charity and marketing services sectors since 2001. She can be reached via www.thepurplepim.com.center_img A festival in Romania has launched a charity initiative that will raise funds through bets based on the event’s weather.Now in its fifth year, Electric Castle will be held at Transylvania’s Banffy Castle near Cluj-Napoca between 12th and 16th July, with acts this year including Franz Ferdinand, Deadmau5, Zedd, Alt-J, Paul Van Dyk, and Atari Teenage Riot.The festival location has become synonymous with bad weather, with torrential rain chasing the event despite it moving around the summer calendar precisely to avoid it.This year, and to play a joke on their bad run of luck with the weather, the festival has launched “The Weather Policy”, which will see proceeds donated from every ticket sale whether “Rain or Shine” graces the event.[youtube height=”450″width=”800″] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_mKgrEt4PN0[/youtube] AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis14 “The Weather Policy” is backed by insurance firm NN who have already committed to donate €30,000 to supply 25 families in remote Romanian villages with electricity. Festivalgoers are encouraged to spread the word about the initiative by placing a bet on whether it will rain or shine at this year’s festival via a dedicated Rain or Shine website.Festivalgoers can also make direct donations via the site or buy merchandise from which all proceeds will be donated in collaboration with Romanian charity Free Miorita, which aims to supply electricity to over 100,000 homes in remote locations across the country.[youtube height=”450″width=”800″]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zzXeNPk2I_8[/youtube]  112 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis14last_img read more

Syngenta Confirms Takeover Talks with Monsanto, ChemChina

June 14, 2021 0 Comments

first_imgHome Indiana Agriculture News Syngenta Confirms Takeover Talks with Monsanto, ChemChina Facebook Twitter Facebook Twitter SHARE Syngenta’s chairman told a Swiss newspaper this week that the company is indeed in talks with Monsanto and ChemChina along with other rivals, but has yet to receive a concrete takeover offer from those companies. Chairman Michel Demare said the talks continue and that “Given what shareholders expect for the next 12 months, going it alone is hardly possible,” Demare said Syngenta’s board, which this year opposed a takeover offer from Monsanto, was considering making an acquisition, merging with a rival or selling the company. He declined to say which option he preferred, according to Reuters. The seeds and crop industry is undergoing a major shake-up, with DuPont and Dow Chemical announcing an all-stock merger valued at $130 billion this month. Demare said Syngenta had concluded a deal was necessary after Monsanto’s approach; adding that a combination with DuPont would have made a lot of sense for Syngenta.Shareholders are pressuring for the company to make a move along with the industry consolidation. Industry executives expect 2016 will be another tough year given low commodity prices and weak investment by farmers. By Gary Truitt – Dec 24, 2015 Syngenta Confirms Takeover Talks with Monsanto, ChemChina SHARE Previous articleUSDA Trade Mission Spurs Record Ethanol Exports to ChinaNext articleChristmas Tree Production Booming Gary Truittlast_img read more

Serbian travel journalist held in South Ossetia

June 12, 2021 0 Comments

first_img News Receive email alerts News Organisation to go further September 16, 2011 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Serbian travel journalist held in South Ossetia RSF_en Reporters Without Borders strongly condemns Serbian travel journalist Viktor Lazic’s detentionsince 10 September in the self-proclaimed independent republic of South Ossetia and calls for hisimmediate release. Arrested by border guards after entering the territory from Georgia, Lazic isbeing held in its capital, Tskhinvali, on a charge of crossing the border illegally.A polyglot law graduate and PhD student who has written two best-sellers about his travels, Lazicis currently on his second world tour for the Serbian publication Press, to which he is supposed tobe sending weekly reports. A visit to South Ossetia, which is recognized by few countries asidefrom Russia, was part of his itinerary.After leaving Gori, a Georgian town near the South Ossetian border, on 9 September, Lazicpassed three Georgian and Russian control points. The next day, after seeing no sign or flagindicating he was in South Ossetia, he approached another checkpoint and asked the guardswhat papers he should present. They immediately accused him of crossing the border illegally.Lazic spent the first two days in solitary confinement after being transferred to Tskhinvali. He wasdeprived of food, light and medical care and was unable to move freely. He was given no officialdocument with the reason for his arrest and was not allowed to contact a lawyer. After an attemptto take his laptop, phone and passport, he was interrogated and threatened.It was only two days after his arrest that Press was able to contact Lazic. After being told of thesituation, South Ossetian foreign minister Murat Dzhioyev said he could do nothing until theSerbian embassy in Moscow contacted him. But the Serbian ambassador to Moscow, JelicaKurjak, said she could not contact her South Ossetian counterpart because Serbia has notrecognized South Ossetia.Lazic’s arbitrary detention and the physical and psychological mistreatment to which he had beensubjected constitute serious violations of his rights. Concern about alleged plot to murder Georgian TV host GeorgiaEurope – Central Asia GeorgiaEurope – Central Asia center_img June 18, 2020 Find out more At least five journalists attacked while covering Georgia’s election campaign October 1, 2020 Find out more Mounting pressure on Georgia’s media in run-up to elections News Help by sharing this information News Follow the news on Georgia July 20, 2020 Find out morelast_img read more

CBS freelance cameraman shot and wounded by US soldiers

June 12, 2021 0 Comments

first_img Reporters Without Borders today called for a thorough and transparent investigation into an incident yesterday near the northern city of Mosul in which US soldiers shot and wounded a freelance cameraman working for the US television network CBS News.”Once again the US forces have targeted a journalist just doing his job,” the press freedom organization said. Reporters Without Borders pointed out that this was not the first time that US soldiers shot a cameraman after mistaking his camera for a gun. Mazen Dana, a Palestinian working for the British news agency Reuters, was killed in a similar fashion on 17 August 2003 in Baghdad. The US army claimed that the US soldiers involved had acted according to the rules of engagement.”We again call on this same army to be more vigilant and discerning in order to avoid these unacceptable blunders,” the organization added.The cameraman was injured in the hip in the course of an exchange of shots between Iraqi insurgents and members of the 1st brigade of the US 25th infantry division. In a statement issued by the Pentagon, the US army said soldiers fired at a rebel who was “waving an AK-47 (assault rifle) and inciting a crowd of civilians.”During the incident, “an individual that appeared to have a weapon who was standing near the insurgent was shot and injured. This individual turned out to be a reporter who was pointing a video camera. Regretfully, the reporter was injured during the complex and volatile situation,” the statement said, adding that the incident was being investigated.The journalist, who CBS News said should not be named for his own protection, was taken to a US military hospital for treatment. The US army described his injuries as minor.At least 52 journalists and media assistants have been killed in Iraq since the start of the war in March 2003, Reporters Without Borders said.Three journalists were killed by the US army in a single day, on 8 April 2003. Al-Jazeera cameraman Tarek Ayoub, 35, was killed during a US air raid when a missile hit Al-Jazeera’s bureau. Reuters cameraman Taras Protsyuk, 35, a Ukrainian normally based in Warsaw, was killed when the Palestine Hotel in Baghdad came under fire. Spanish cameraman José Couso, 27, who worked for the Spanish TV station Telecinco, was wounded in the same shooting and died on the operating table. The places targeted were all known to be used by journalists but the US army investigation brazenly cleared all those involved. RSF_en to go further IraqMiddle East – North Africa IraqMiddle East – North Africa RSF’s 2020 Round-up: 50 journalists killed, two-thirds in countries “at peace” Iraq : Wave of arrests of journalists covering protests in Iraqi Kurdistan News Organisation Follow the news on Iraq February 15, 2021 Find out more Receive email alerts December 28, 2020 Find out more Three jailed reporters charged with “undermining national security” Reporters Without Borders today called for a thorough and transparent investigation into an incident yesterday near the northern city of Mosul in which US soldiers shot and wounded a freelance cameraman working for the US television network CBS News. “We again call on this same army to be more vigilant and discerning in order to avoid these unacceptable blunders,” the organization said. News News Help by sharing this information News April 6, 2005 – Updated on January 20, 2016 CBS freelance cameraman shot and wounded by US soldiers December 16, 2020 Find out morelast_img read more

Employee at East Pasadena Whole Foods Tests Positive For COVID-19

June 12, 2021 0 Comments

first_imgCommunity News Employee at East Pasadena Whole Foods Tests Positive For COVID-19 CITY NEWS SERVICE Published on Wednesday, May 6, 2020 | 1:49 pm Make a comment Subscribe Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * More Cool Stuff 22 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. Community News Community News Top of the News center_img Business News EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Herbeauty9 Of The Best Family Friendly Dog BreedsHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty10 Special Massage Techniques That Will Make You Return For MoreHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty10 Vietnamese Stunners That Will Take Your Breath AwayHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty7 Most Startling Movie Moments We Didn’t Realize Were InsensitiveHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty10 Ways To Get Into Shape You’ve Never Tried BeforeHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty6 Lies You Should Stop Telling Yourself Right NowHerbeautyHerbeauty STAFF REPORT First Heatwave Expected Next Week An employee at a Pasadena Whole Foods tested positive for COVID-19, the supermarket chain confirmed to City News Service Wednesday.The employee works at the Whole Foods located at 3751 E. Foothill Blvd, according to a Whole Foods Market spokesperson. It was not immediately clear when the employee tested positive or if the person was symptomatic while working.“We have installed plexiglass barriers at checkout and are requiring temperature checks and face masks for anyone working in our stores and facilities,” the spokesperson told CNS.“We have implemented enhanced daily cleanliness and disinfection protocols … on top of our standard stringent protocols. We are closing stores up to two hours early to give our team members more time to restock shelves, sanitize our stores, and rest in preparation for the next day.”Whole Foods Market has asked anyone working in close contact with employees diagnosed with COVID-19 to quarantine at home, and they are offering up to an additional two weeks of paid sick time for those quarantined or diagnosed with the virus, the spokesperson confirmed.Further information about the employee was not available. CITY NEWS SERVICE/STAFF REPORT Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Donald CommunityPCC- COMMUNITYVirtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPasadena Public WorksPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes STAFF REPORT Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadenalast_img read more

Project Kelvin will be completed by the end of this month

May 27, 2021 0 Comments

first_img WhatsApp Project Kelvin will be completed by the end of this month By News Highland – March 2, 2010 Pinterest Twitter Google+ Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire Pinterest It’s been confirmed that work on the Project Kelvin telehouse in Derry will be completed by the end of this month.The Foyle SDLP MP Mark Durkan obtained the update in a written answer from the Norths Enterprise Minister Arlene Foster.The former SDLP Leader says the Northwest will be able to promote itself as the best connected place in Europe to North America.[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/durk.mp3[/podcast] Facebook Twitter WhatsAppcenter_img Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Newsx Adverts 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Previous articleCouncillor McConalogue confident that Greencastle Breakwater will be completedNext articleSinn Fein voice concerns about Derrys bid to become Capital of Culture News Highland Facebook Google+ RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North last_img read more

Press release: Opportunity to shape plans to reduce flood risk in Otley

April 20, 2021 0 Comments

first_img The Core Otley, Unit 11 Orchard Gate, Otley LS21 3NX on Thursday 21 June between 4–7pm The shortlist of options and supplementary works on show include using flood defence walls, flood defence embankments, maintenance including vegetation clearance and riverbank realignment.Otley suffered flooding on three occasions between November and December 2015, which saw 74 properties affected. In the Autumn Statement 2016, Government announced £2 million to invest in a scheme to reduce the risk of flooding to homes and businesses.The scheme is being led by Leeds City Council working closely with the Environment Agency.Leader of Leeds City Council Councillor Judith Blake said: Following the creation of a digital model of the river, and testing options in the model, a team from Leeds City Council, Environment Agency, and consultants WSP have now come up with four options that they would like the community’s views on.Residents and business owners can come and talk to the team at: John Woods, flood risk management advisor at the Environment Agency said: After much work we are now approaching a really crucial stage in the project to select a final option for Otley. We’d encourage anyone with an interest in the scheme to look at the potential options and come along to discuss their views with the team. Residents views are really important in helping us to reach a preferred option for the town. We are very pleased to now share with people the progress we and the Environment Agency have made on the plans for flood prevention measures for Otley with these shortlisted options we are now considering and developing further. These measures are all deliverable and would make a real difference in providing reassurance to local residents and businesses against the threat posed by flooding, so we would encourage as many people as possible to come and see what we have in mind and tell us what they think. Catchment-wide approachThe Otley Flood Alleviation Scheme is one of several schemes that is adopting a catchment-wide approach. This means the entire River Wharfe catchment area is being considered to help reduce flood risk. This approach looks at a combination of natural processes and engineered options to help slow the flow and catch water further up the catchment so that flood peaks are reduced further downstream.After the drop-in event, a preferred option will be chosen and developed into the outline design phase, where the community will get another chance to comment on the proposals.The team is aiming to submit a planning application in winter 2018 and subject to planning approval, construction on site will start by autumn 2019.For those who can’t make it to the drop-in, the shortlist of options are also available to view online here and if anyone has any comments they can be sent by email to [email protected]last_img read more