Worried about your retirement savings? Follow these 3 simple steps today

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Lions 2021 Sam Warburton and Ronan O’Gara among favourites to assist Warren Gatland

first_img Winning feeling: Sam Warburton celebrates with the Lions against Australia (Getty Images) Bookmakers SportNation have offered up odds for candidates to assist in South Africa Lions 2021 Sam Warburton and Ronan O’Gara among favourites to assist Warren GatlandFormer Lions stars  Sam Warburton and Ronan O’Gara are ahead of the pack to be assistants to Warren Gatland on the 2021 British & Irish Lions tour to South Africa, according to bookmakers SportNation.The news broke yesterday that Gatland will be head coach of the Lions for the third tour in a row, though the Kiwi is reportedly still to formally sign a deal. It is unspecified when he will officially begin his duties – his first priority is coaching Wales at Rugby World Cup 2019 – but speculation has already begun about which coaches he will ask to help take on the Springboks.O’Gara, currently working as an assistant coach with the Canterbury Crusaders in Super Rugby, is installed as favourite with SportNation, coming in at 2/1 to work with Gatland in South Africa. The former fly-half played in two Tests for the Lions, coming off the bench in New Zealand in 2005 and again in 2009, in South Africa.Highly rated: O’Gara has earned plaudits for coaching in NZ and France (Getty Images)Meanwhile, recently-retired Welsh flanker Warburton comes in at 4/1. He captained the Lions on the previous two tours under Gatland, leading the side in the series victory over Australia in 2013 and in the drawn series with New Zealand in 2017. Alex Sanderson, coaching the forwards and defence at Saracens, is third on the log while another newcomer to the list is Harlequins scrum coach and former Lions tighthead Adam Jones.Below the Welsh international are a raft of men who all worked with Gatland on the previous Lions tour to New Zealand.The current odds for assistants according to SportNation are:Ronan O’Gara 2/1Sam Warburton 4/1Alex Sanderson 3/1Adam Jones 3/1Rob Howley 1/2Steve Borthwick 6/5Andy Farrell 8/15Neil Jenkins 4/9Graham Rowntree 4/6center_img Who would you like to see help coach the team in South Africa? Let us know on our social media channels or drop us an email at [email protected]’t forget to follow Rugby World on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for all the latest news in the world of rugby. LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALSlast_img read more

Convention approves triennial budget

first_imgConvention approves triennial budget New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI Submit a Job Listing Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Curate Diocese of Nebraska Rector Knoxville, TN Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ Featured Events Rector Bath, NC General Convention, Rector Albany, NY Virtual Episcopal Latino Ministry Competency Course Online Course Aug. 9-13 An Evening with Aliya Cycon Playing the Oud Lancaster, PA (and streaming online) July 3 @ 7 p.m. ET This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 Associate Rector Columbus, GA Program Budget & Finance Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET General Convention 2012, Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Hires Reverend Kevin W. VanHook, II as Executive Director Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK Submit an Event Listing Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest Press Release Service Rector Hopkinsville, KY Rector Martinsville, VA Rector Tampa, FL Featured Jobs & Callscenter_img Course Director Jerusalem, Israel Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem Rector Collierville, TN Episcopal Church releases new prayer book translations into Spanish and French, solicits feedback Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs Rector Belleville, IL Cathedral Dean Boise, ID Rector Washington, DC Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Youth Minister Lorton, VA Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET TryTank Experimental Lab and York St. John University of England Launch Survey to Study the Impact of Covid-19 on the Episcopal Church TryTank Experimental Lab Rector Smithfield, NC Rector Pittsburgh, PA Tags Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET Rector Shreveport, LA Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC Submit a Press Release Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS By Mary Frances SchjonbergPosted Jul 11, 2012 Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA Director of Music Morristown, NJ The Church Investment Group Commends the Taskforce on the Theology of Money on its report, The Theology of Money and Investing as Doing Theology Church Investment Group Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH The deputations from Albany and Newark gather July 11 to discuss the proposed 2013-2015 budget at the start of the House of Deputies’ committee of the whole session prior to formal debate on the budget. ENS photo/Mary Frances Schjonberg[Episcopal News Service] The budget for the Episcopal Church in the 2013-2015 triennium was unanimously adopted by the 77th General Convention July 11 with little fanfare.Joint Standing Committee on Program, Budget and Finance chair Diane Pollard, deputy from New York, moved the budget’s enabling Resolution A005 in the House of Deputies. The members debated the budget for about 20 minutes, rejecting three attempts to change its revenue or expense categories.Earlier in the day, the deputies had spent an hour discussing the budget as a committee of the whole before beginning formal debate.They passed the budget on a voice vote, with no dissenting voice heard, and sent it to the House of Bishops where Maine Bishop Steve Lane, PB&F vice chair, asked his colleagues to concur.Three bishops spoke to the house, taking just more than three minutes, before the house approved the budget by voice vote.The budget, as proposed July 10 by the Joint Standing Committee on Program, Budget and Finance, is balanced at $111,516,032, compared to $111,808,350 for the current triennium, and comes with a very small surplus of $30,000.The budget is available here.Diocese of Fort Worth Deputy Katie Sherrod, right, and Deputy Barbara Caum of Bethlehem consult July 11 as Sherrod prepares to comment on the proposed 2013-2015 budget during the House of Deputies’ committee of the whole session prior to formal debate. ENS photo/Mary Frances SchjonbergThe spending portion of the budget is allocated according to the Anglican Communion’s Five Marks of Mission, and the categories of administration and governance.The budget assumes $73.5 million in commitments from the church’s dioceses (line 2), nearly $4 million less than that in the current triennium. That total is based on keeping at 19 percent the amount that the church asks dioceses to annually contribute to the church-wide budget.Each year’s annual giving in the three-year budget is based on a diocese’s income two years earlier, minus $120,000. General Convention’s 2010-2012 budget was based on a 21 percent asking in 2010, 20 percent in 2011 and 19 percent in 2012.While the budget asks for 19 percent from the dioceses each year, not all dioceses give the full amount and thus the projected diocesan income is forecast, in part, on giving trends. For instance, Barnes told the committee earlier in the convention that the average rate of giving in 2012 has been 15 percent, with the asking at 19 percent.Just more than 41 percent of the dioceses and regional areas have committed to contributing the full amount in 2012, according to a list here.The budget revenue also includes a five percent draw, or dividend, on the income from the church’s approximately $215 million in unrestricted invested assets. The draw amounts to $25.5 million, compared with $27.5 million in the current triennium (line 3).In addition, the budget will draw another $4.1 million of the income from unrestricted assets as a one-time grant to pay for a new development office (line 4).The rest of the budget’s income comes from rental of 3.5 floors of the church center in New York, General Convention income from registration and exhibitor fees, event and program fees and other small income sourcesThe budget anticipates a reduction in the churchwide staff of 12 positions or 10.75 full-time equivalents. Some of those positions are currently vacant and the other reductions will be allocated by program heads and the chief operating officer, PB&F said.Canonical expenses are funded at $20.1 million, corporate at $33.9 million and program at $57.3 million. The amounts for each category in each year are specified in the budget resolution.A major new feature of the budget is $5.5 million in block grants to pay for new mission work. The committee sees the grants as a way to “create collaborative partnerships with dioceses and congregations” for which the Episcopal Church will provide seed money and/or matching grants, along with staff support and expertise, according to Lane. The precise planning of the program and grants is left to Executive Council and the church center staff, the committee said.Even though not every new program will be successful, the committee said, it urges “experimentation” with a full accounting of the results to the next convention.During their debate July 11, deputies rejected amendments to:cut the churchwide staff by 25 percent,add $500,000 to line 50 for digital communications, andadd a requirement that no committee, commission, agency or board can solicit money from outside the church for its work without the permission of Executive Council.During the short discussion in the House of Bishops, Connecticut Bishop Ian Douglas said he would vote for the budget, but added that he would be remiss if he did not express his dismay about one line item.He called attention to the fact that 2013-2015 budget will give $700,000 to the Anglican Communion Office. Douglas, the church’s episcopal representative to the Anglican Consultative Council, note that the amount is 30 percent of what the ACO asks of the Episcopal Church. The church gave the ACO 50 percent, or $1.16 million, of the asked-for amount in the current budget, he said.“This runs somewhat contrary to the overtures of our support and participation in the councils and as a constituent member of the Anglican Communion and I would plead that if there is in the future renegotiations of this budget that that line item really be reconsidered,” he said.More details about the budget are here.— The Rev. Mary Frances Schjonberg is an editor/reporter for the Episcopal News Service. 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Istation approved as alternate test for third grade promotion in Florida

first_img Please enter your name here By Ossa Fisher Earlier this month, the Florida Department of Education announced  that Istation has been approved as an accepted alternate assessment for determining third grade promotion. The Florida Department of Education requires that providers meet the following guidelines to be approved as alternative assessments:They must demonstrate both reliability and validity.They must have completed norming studies, preferably within the last five years.They must measure grade 3 achievement in reading comprehension.“We are delighted that we can help provide a strong alternative for school districts in Florida to help identify students who qualify for third grade promotion. We believe in helping students achieve their full potential, and we are excited to deepen our partnerships with schools and districts who help accomplish this broad mission,” said Richard H. Collins, Istation Chairman and CEO.Istation assessments take less time away from instruction since teachers do not administer the assessment individually. An entire class can be assessed in all reading measures in 30–40 minutes in a computer lab setting. Individually, the subtests range from approximately 3–10 minutes. Instant scoring results and a wealth of reports are available, including Lexile measures.Florida students would have to pass at the 50th percentile or higher on Istation assessments to qualify for promotion, according to the DOE.Learn more about Istation ISIP™ ER here: http://www.istation.com/Product/EarlyReadingRead more about the announcement here: http://info.fldoe.org/docushare/dsweb/Get/Document-7704/dps-2016-116.pdf  The Anatomy of Fear You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here Ossa FisherOssa Fisher is the Chief Marketing Officer of Istation. She is also proud to hold the titles of Mom, Wife, Daughter, and Sister. She is passionate about education, technology and empowerment. Ossa earned a Master of Arts in Education (MAED) from Stanford Graduate School of Education and and Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Stanford Graduate School of Business. Please enter your comment! LEAVE A REPLY Cancel replycenter_img Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. TAGSFlorida Department of EducationIstation Previous articleApopka politics: Some Assembly RequiredNext articleApopka school receives state Five Star Award Denise Connell RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Support conservation and fish with NEW Florida specialty license plate Free webinar for job seekers on best interview answers, hosted by Goodwill June 11 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitterlast_img read more

Mathieu Bastareaud’s powerful try against Biarritz

first_imgFriday Jan 15, 2010 Mathieu Bastareaud’s powerful try against Biarritz Last weekend Stade Francais beat Biarritz in the Top 14, with a great try being scored after only two minutes by young Mathieu Bastareaud, who looks to have put his troubles behind him.The powerful centre charged into the defense, and while it seemed like he was halted, he kept going and eventually made his way over the line for what was a stunning try by a young man who’s had to deal with a lot over the last year.Through the help of his club, as well as showing strong character, Bastareaud has moved on from the New Zealand tour scandal and is now showing that form that we saw glimpses of when he first arrived on the scene.Stade Francais host Bath in the Heineken Cup this weekend, and Bastareaud feels that they’re finding form at precisely the right time, despite not doing brilliantly until now.“It was imperative that we finally clicked, that we woke up because since the beginning of the season it has not been very pretty what we have been doing,” he admitted.“We were not getting much pleasure from our play on the pitch, it was beginning to become a little worrying,” he said.There’s no doubt he’ll be in contention for the France side in the upcoming Six Nations, especially as there have been recent injuries to Damien Traille and Maxime Mermoz. He is quick to dismiss that pressure though, focussing only on the tasks at hand for now.“I am trying to play well on the pitch, to give my all for the club. After that, what will come will come,” he said. Time: 01:05ADVERTISEMENT Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error Related Articles 81 WEEKS AGO scottish prop saves fire victim 84 WEEKS AGO New Rugby X tournament insane 112 WEEKS AGO Vunipola stands by his comments supporting… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedDoctors Stunned: This Removes Wrinkles Like Crazy! (Try Tonight)Smart Life ReportsIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier Living30+ Everyday Items with a Secret Hidden PurposeNueey10 Types of Women You Should Never MarryNueeyShe Was the Most Beautiful Girl in the World. 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Terraces House / Garza Maya Arquitectos

first_img Lead Architect: CopyHouses•Chihuahua, Mexico Terraces House / Garza Maya Arquitectos “COPY” Houses Terraces House / Garza Maya ArquitectosSave this projectSaveTerraces House / Garza Maya Arquitectos ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/920969/terraces-house-garza-maya-arquitectos Clipboard Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/920969/terraces-house-garza-maya-arquitectos Clipboard Architects: Garza Maya Arquitectos Area Area of this architecture project Projects “COPY”center_img Area:  563 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project CopyAbout this officeGarza Maya ArquitectosOfficeFollowProductsWoodConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesChihuahuaMexicoPublished on July 14, 2019Cite: “Terraces House / Garza Maya Arquitectos” [Casa Terrazas / Garza Maya Arquitectos] 14 Jul 2019. ArchDaily. 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Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream Save this picture!© The Raws+ 19Curated by Clara Ott Share Mexico Year:  Manufacturers: Cappa, Concretos Américas, Grupo Tenerife, Interceramic, SANZco, Total Glass, Vertilux 2019 Daniela Garza Mayagoitia, Eduardo Iga Salas Collaborators:Daniel Leos, Estefania CotaStructural Calculation:Oscar FloresConstruction:GOHA Arq. Julio Aristóteles González HartmanCity:ChihuahuaCountry:MexicoMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© The RawsRecommended ProductsWindowsJansenWindows – Janisol PrimoPorcelain StonewareApariciPorcelain Tiles – BuildMetallicsKriskadecorMetal Fabric – Outdoor CladdingMetallicsTECU®Copper Surface – Classic CoatedText description provided by the architects. Casa Terrazas is located west of the city of Chihuahua, in a subdivision on a hill, on a south facing plot. The clients were looking for a concept in which the views of the city would be used to the maximum while at the same time avoiding direct sunlight in summer, but being able to take advantage of it during the winter in order to heat the spaces. The solution consists of an L-shaped volume that opens to the north and the east. The social area is in the volume oriented to the north, and the service area, the kitchen and the dining room are in the volume that opens to the east.Save this picture!© The RawsSave this picture!Floor PlansSave this picture!© The RawsThe two volumes have a large window with terraces to integrate the garden into the house and to take advantage of the cross ventilation. The stairs are integrated into the kitchen and dining area, they are always visible from any point of the house, the intention is that they are perceived as a sculpture and also as an indication where to ascend to the upper floor. Above the garage and the living room on the upper floor are the bedrooms with natural lighting and ventilation from the south.Save this picture!© The RawsThe route to enter the bedrooms is through a corridor that opens to the garden and grants privileged views of the city. In the articulation of the secondary bedrooms and the main bedroom, there is the family social area, with a window towards the heart of the project, which is the garden and the views of the city that are embraced on the second floor. Above the kitchen on the top floor, facing east is the master bedroom with a private terrace protected from the sun by an extension of the roof, with views of the city and the garden as well.Save this picture!© The RawsThe structure of the house is based on concrete load-bearing walls. On the perimeter walls facing the south and the west, we placed extruded polystyrene plates as an insulation system that help to delay the entrance of heat in summer and cold in winter. The access to the house passes a diagonal wall that encloses and guides where to enter next to the top floor slab and the vegetation on the pavement. Upon entering one is received by a window with a panoramic view of the garden with endemic vegetation.Save this picture!© The RawsSave this picture!Elevation and SectionsSave this picture!© The RawsProject gallerySee allShow lessRoyal Beach Restaurant / ASTRAGAL DESIGNSelected ProjectsBlue Heart – Youkong Living Room / Wutopia LabSelected Projects Share ArchDailylast_img read more

Meet Mark Bowling: Frogs for the Cure featured artist

first_imgMeg Hemmerlehttps://www.tcu360.com/author/meg-hemmerle/ TCU places second in the National Student Advertising Competition, the highest in school history printMark Bowling at the filming of the Frogs for the Cure music video.Fighting cancer is personal for the singer/songwriter working with this year’s Frogs for the Cure. “I lost my dad April 29, 2010,” said Mark Bowling, whose song, “Fly Again,” will be featured in this year’s video. “I lost my mom nine months later — January 13, 2011 — to cancer.”“My former father-in-law, we lost him October of that year. My uncle, March of next year so it was just one after another,” Bowling said.Bowling traveled from his home in Derby, Kansas with his youngest sons, Jess, 10, and Jack, 8, to work on the recording over the Labor Day weekend. The Frogs for the Cure video, which will debut Oct. 29 during the halftime show of the football game against Texas Tech, was filmed all over Tarrant County and the TCU campus. Bowling filmed his part of the music video at Brian Kieta’s Studio in Christ Chapel Bible Church.Bowling said Catherine Montgomery-Hill, a mutual friend, introduced him to Frogs for the Cure founder Ann Louden. Since hearing the song, Louden has said it has become her theme song.“I’ve been trying to reach people affected by cancer with my songs for a while now,” Bowling said. “You know, it’s just a great opportunity to help a lot of people and Cancer Care Services is just an amazing charity.” Bowling said he wrote “Fly Again” to help one particular person.“I thought I would sell some singles and raise money for this girl who had cancer,” Bowling said. “She was 26. When I was praying for I was moved to write the song.”There was the possibility of the song reaching a broader audience. “I had hope it would,” Bowling said. “This is amazing.”Throughout Bowling’s career he has been a sign of hope for those affected by cancer. “I opened up for Collin Raye and I had 33 people come up to me after the show and tell me their stories about cancer. So it’s been pretty crazy,” he said. “We had kinda a lower-budget video and we put it out and it’s been viewed in 106 different countries. I’ve heard from people in England, Australia, Germany, Brazil…people all over the world have contacted me and thanked me for it.”Bowling has a CD coming out soon with 12 songs, half of which were written about people affected by cancer directly. “A lot of [the songs] are just to encourage people,” said Bowling.You can buy Bowling’s songs on iTunes and contact him at [email protected] or visit his website. Twitter TAGSphotos Meg Hemmerlehttps://www.tcu360.com/author/meg-hemmerle/ Facebook Movember 5K brings awareness to men’s health Meg Hemmerlehttps://www.tcu360.com/author/meg-hemmerle/ + posts Facebook Twitter Meg Hemmerlehttps://www.tcu360.com/author/meg-hemmerle/ LEAPS, Reading Frogs volunteer at Paschal High School Linkedin Mark Bowling at the filming of the Frogs for the Cure music video. Meg Hemmerle ReddIt World Oceans Day shines spotlight on marine plastic pollution Linkedin ReddIt Previous articleVIDEO: Frogs lose in double OTNext articleRec makes improvements over summer Meg Hemmerle RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR LEAPS makes sites more relational Zeta hosts Bright Pink workshop Welcome TCU Class of 2025last_img read more

Derry mother and children have lucky escape

first_img Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH Facebook By News Highland – November 12, 2011 Google+ WhatsApp Pinterest Pinterest Business Matters Ep 45 – Boyd Robinson, Annette Houston & Michael Margey Google+ Facebook WhatsApp Derry mother and children have lucky escapecenter_img Twitter Previous articleAustralian company looking for construction workersNext articleCoroner rules out human combustion in Donegal fire death News Highland Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Newsx Adverts Twitter Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week A mother and her young daughter and baby had a lucky escape after their cargot trapped in a river swollen by heavy rain in County Derry.They were rescued from the River Moyola near Draperstown yesterday evening.The mother had managed to get out of the car and reached a metal footbridge with her two young children, but they were stuck there until the emergency services arrived.Firecrews from Magherafelt and Maghera  arrived and District Commander Mark Watson describes what happened next:[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/10wats.mp3[/podcast]last_img read more

Alexander the Elf loves to write his pen pals

first_imgLatest Stories Book Nook to reopen Print Article The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… Skip Jacob and John Meadows love to write their elf pen pal, Alexander. Sometimes Alexander helps bake, and other times he’s busy with Santa making toys at the North Pole.The Elf on the Shelf at the Brian and Jenny Meadows’ home is a rather smart little fellow. He reads and he writes and enjoys his pen pal relationship with the Meadows boys, Jacob and John.Jenny Meadows said that the Meadows’ residential elf wrote the boys and told them that he didn’t have a name and would very much like to have one.“So, my boys wrote back and told him that his name was Alexander,” Meadows said. “He wrote them back and said that he loves his regal-sounding name.” “Thankfully, Alexander minds his manners,” Meadows said. “Otherwise, I might send him back to Santa’s workshop if he made messes like other elves I have seen.”Meadows said Alexander truly has added another magical element to their home.“This is the first year we have had an elf at our home,” she said. “Alexander seems to enjoy using our newborn twin girls’ baby items, especially the swing. We come home sometimes and Alexander is swinging at high speeds.”Swinging like that, Alexander could fall out and hurt himself. That’s not a smart thing for an elf to do. But even elves need to have a little adventure. Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits 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 HealthRemember Them? I’m Sure Their New Net Worth Will Leave You SpeechlessbradofoThe 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 InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel Published 6:18 pm Wednesday, December 11, 2013 Email the author Alexander likes to spend the night in the Meadows’ freezer because he misses the icy, cold weather at the North Pole where he works for Santa Claus making toys for good little boys and girls all over the world.“Alexander wrote the boys that he likes sleeping in the freezer because he is able to rest better where it’s cold,” Meadows said.Alexander is a smart elf and he’s also a good elf. Sponsored Content By Jaine Treadwell By The Penny Hoarder But, most of the time, Alexander just enjoys doing things for the Meadows family, things like baking cookies and writing letters to his pen pals. And, sometimes, he has to make a quick flight to the North Pole to help Santa in his workshop. The flight and the work are exhausting so Alexander has to make a spa visit to the lavatory in the Meadows’ guest bathroom.When the boys find him at the spa, they know he’s been hard at work making toys for them and their baby sisters and other good little boys and girls. Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson You Might Like Bake sale will benefit Habitat for Humanity Pike County Habitat for Humanity’s Giant Cookie Sale is one of the biggest local sales of the season. And, nowhere… read more Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Alexander the Elf loves to write his pen palslast_img read more

Pac-12 sets Sept. 26 start for 10-game football schedule

first_img Written by July 31, 2020 /Coronavirus (COVID-19) related news and sports stories, Sports News – Local Pac-12 sets Sept. 26 start for 10-game football schedule Sept. 26at Washington StatePullman, Wash. Nov. 7at Arizona StateTempe, Ariz. Nov. 27 (Fri.)USCSalt Lake City Tags: Pac-12 FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailThe Pac-12 has set Sept. 26 as the start of its 10-game conference-only football schedule.The Pac-12 announced three weeks ago it would eliminate non-conference games for its 12 member schools.The new plan adds an additional cross-divisional game to each team’s slate and moves the conference championship game back two weeks to Dec. 18 or 19.That game was set to be played for the first time at the new NFL stadium in Las Vegas. It will now be hosted by the division winner with the best record.Utah’s new 2020 football schedule begins with back-to-back road games, Saturday, Sept. 26 at Washington State and Saturday, Oct. 3 at Colorado. The home opener is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 10 vs. Oregon State at Rice-Eccles Stadium. Other home games are slated for Saturday, Oct. 31 vs. Arizona, Saturday, Nov. 14 vs. Washington, Friday, Nov. 27 vs. USC and Saturday, Dec. 5 vs. Oregon.Remaining road games are scheduled for Friday, Oct. 10 at UCLA, Saturday, Nov. 7 at Arizona State and Saturday, Nov. 21 at California. Kickoff times and television designations will be announced at a later date.2020 Utah Football Schedule Oct. 31ArizonaSalt Lake City Nov. 21at CaliforniaBerkeley, Calif. Associated Press Dec. 5OregonSalt Lake City Home dates in boldKickoff times and television designations will be announced at a later date. Oct. 16 (Fri.)at UCLAPasadena, Calif. Oct. 10Oregon StateSalt Lake City Oct. 24Bye Oct. 3at ColoradoBoulder, Colo. Nov. 14WashingtonSalt Lake Citylast_img read more