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Scoreboard roundup — 11/13/18

first_img Beau Lund FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailiStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Tuesday’s sports events:NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONCleveland 113, Charlotte 89Houston 109, Denver 99Golden State 110, Atlanta 103NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUENew Jersey 4, Pittsburgh 2N.Y. Islanders 5, Vancouver 2Florida 2, Philadelphia 1Buffalo 2, Tampa Bay 1Detroit 6, Arizona 1Washington 5, Minnesota 2Edmonton 6, Montreal 2Toronto 5, L.A. Kings 1San Jose 5, Nashville 4TOP-25 COLLEGE BASKETBALL(5) Tennessee 66, Georgia Tech 53(22) LSU 85, Memphis 76Copyright © 2018, ABC Radio. All rights reserved. Written bycenter_img November 14, 2018 /Sports News – National Scoreboard roundup — 11/13/18last_img

Tenant fees ban ‘set to change the way rental property ads are written’

first_imgAdverts for rental property will have to change significantly in the coming months as the practical application of the tenant fees ban is worked out on the ground, it has been claimed.ARLA Propertymark chief executive David Cox (pictured, below) says adverts may soon have to give details of what’s included in the rent in order for services to be charged that otherwise are prohibited by the Tenant Fees Act.“For example we’re having lots of questions being asked about chimney sweeping,” he says.“It may sound odd, but if a chimney needs to be swept once or twice a year then the advert would have to make it clear that the rent included that service because it can’t be charged for separately.“It’s just one example of a piece of legislation that looks simple on the surface but when you start getting into it is ludicrously complicated.”Pet subjectCox has told The Negotiator that another sticking point is charging extra fees for pets. Agents are not able to charge a fee for extra cleaning services under the legislation, so adverts should now include two rents for pet-friendly landlords.“If the rent is £500 a month for a pet-friendly house then a second rent will have to be quoted for in the advert for those who might be bringing a pet with them – perhaps an extra £20 a month,” says Cox.Contents insurance is also causing confusion. ARLA says some agents believe they can require or ‘mandate’ tenants to take out contents insurance as a condition of moving into a property. But this is now a prohibited payment.ARLA’s David Cox Association of Residential Letting Agents June 11, 2019Nigel LewisWhat’s your opinion? Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.Please note: This is a site for professional discussion. Comments will carry your full name and company.This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.Related articles BREAKING: Evictions paperwork must now include ‘breathing space’ scheme details30th April 2021 City dwellers most satisfied with where they live30th April 2021 Hong Kong remains most expensive city to rent with London in 4th place30th April 2021 Home » News » Marketing » Tenant fees ban ‘set to change the way rental property ads are written’ previous nextMarketingTenant fees ban ‘set to change the way rental property ads are written’Agents will soon have to list which services are being provided as part of the rent when writing rental property ads.Nigel Lewis11th June 201903,366 Viewslast_img read more

Hong Kong Welcomes USS Mustin

first_img View post tag: News by topic April 30, 2015 Authorities View post tag: Navy Hong Kong Welcomes USS Mustin The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Mustin (DDG 89) arrived in Hong Kong for a port visit, April 30.During the stay, Mustin Sailors will be involved in several community service projects.Mustin, forward-deployed to Yokosuka, Japan, and part of Destroyer Squadron 15, is on patrol in the 7th Fleet area of responsibility in support of security and stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region.[mappress mapid=”15833″]Image: US Navy View post tag: asiacenter_img View post tag: USS Mustin Back to overview,Home naval-today Hong Kong Welcomes USS Mustin View post tag: Hong Kong View post tag: Naval Share this articlelast_img read more

Public Gives Feedback To Proposed Vectren Projects

first_imgTwitterFacebook CommentsFacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmailShare Public Gives Feedback To Proposed Vectren ProjectsJULY 11TH, 2018 JEFF GOLDBERG EVANSVILLE, INDIANAWhen Vectren CEO announced the company’s plan to move into more energy efficient power generation he called it “the biggest project the company has ever taken on.”The proposed project would mostly end the company’s reliance on coal. The plan calls for a new 865-megawatt natural gas plant that would sit on Vectren’s current A.B. Brown site. That plant and a 50-megawatt solar field would make up for 4 out of 5 coal-fired plants the company currently uses. With those four retired the company would also retrofit the fifth plant in Warrick County.Before any of those changes can go into effect Vectren needs approval from the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission. Vectren has already given testimony and exhibits to the IURC and on Wednesday night it was the public’s time to testify.Those who wished to speak at a public feedback forum were sworn in just like a normal court case. Their testimony will be used down the line as the IURC forms their final decisions about the projects.The committee was hearing feedback about the big natural gas plant the retrofitting of the Warrick County coal plant and some rate increases that may come along with the project. The solar project is a different case.There were plenty of environmentalists on hand, giving testimony that this plant doesn’t go far enough to be energy efficient. They want even more renewables to power the Vectren’s 145,000 customers.Interestingly enough, the other folks testifying against this project were those with coal in mind. Those folks also want the project to fail so the coal-fired plants can stay open.Those with business interests directly related to the project we’re the ones speaking for the project. A man saying he represents the local builders guild was for the project because he wants his construction workers to help construct the new plant.There were no final decisions made tonight. There is still a chance to have your voice heard in the matter. If you’re a Vectren ratepayer and want to submit testimony it can still be done until August 3rd. It can be done online at www.IN.gov/OUCC by clicking the “Contact Us” link. You can send in your comments by email at [email protected] It can also be done by fax at (317) 232-5923.If regular mail is your thing comments can be sent by mail to:Indiana office of Utility Consumer CounselorConsumer Services Staff115 W. Washington St., Suite 1500 SouthIndianapolis, IN 46204last_img read more

Dr. Bucshon’s Statement on SOTU

first_img Congressman Bucshon’s Statement on SOTU(WASHINGTON, DC) – Congressman Larry Bucshon, M.D. released the following statement after President Obama’s last State of the Union address to the nation:“Tonight, the American people didn’t hear anything new from a president who desperately wants to secure his legacy and help his party in 2016. His address was more like a campaign speech to convince us that if we just stay the course, his failed policies will actually start working. Unfortunately the facts tell a different story. Peddling politics of division and envy won’t turn the economy around and ignoring the threats we face throughout the world won’t defeat our enemies and keeps Americans safe at home or abroad.“In contrast, the American people heard a positive vision for the future during the Republican response. Our agenda promotes upward mobility and economic opportunity. Our agenda envisions a strong America that leads, protects our people, and supports our allies. Our agenda will empower the American people and protect their Constitutional rights.”Congressman Larry Bucshon, M.D. is a physician and Republican member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee serving his third term representing Indiana’s 8th Congressional district. The 8th District of Indiana includes all or parts of Clay, Crawford, Daviess, Dubois, Gibson, Greene, Knox, Martin, Owen, Parke, Perry, Pike, Posey, Spencer, Sullivan, Vanderburgh, Vermillion, Vigo, and Warrick counties.FacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmailSharelast_img read more

Personal touch

first_imgWhen Newcastle-based finance director Richard Linfoot, 42, was made redundant from his accountancy job, he thought long and hard about what he would do next.Swapping his briefcase for a baker’s apron, he and wife Jane worked out a business plan, got their kitchen inspected and licensed by the local council and, earlier this year, opened for business as the Gosforth Cake Company.Their plan was to offer baked-to-order cakes, delivered personally door-to-door for local residents. Richard explains: “As this is a new business, we are still on a learning curve. We began by leafleting the local area and this proved successful. We are now doing about 40 cakes a week, but this was from a standing start and it is increasing all the time.”Starting on a small scale, the couple has been able to finance the business themselves. Additionally they had previously upgraded their kitchen, so it was able to satisfy local environmental health demands. Richard also had a head-start on the baking side as well. “My mother was always baking and I learned from her.”Jane adds: “I never thought, a year ago, that we would be making a living out of baking. I always said I married him for his puddings and his cakes were beautiful too.”The couple attribute success to using old-fashioned personalised ways of doing things and this has struck a chord. “I don’t specialise in fancy cakes for weddings, although I will do them; I make traditional old-fashioned ones such as chocolate, coffee, fruit, lemon drizzle and a whole load more.”At present Richard does the baking, Jane does most of the deliveries and children Nicholas and Anna are the unofficial tasters. “There is no doubt that we have tapped into a market that is out there,” says Richard. “By this time next year, I hope we will be in our own small bakery unit, but still selling privately to households. Partly, this is because if we sell into shops, we will lose part of our margin, but also because we use only natural ingredients, the shelf-life would probably not be long enough for shops.” n—-=== The pros and cons ===Biggest ChallengeRichard: Managing demand. There is a greater demand for the weekend and this can create problems. If there are 10 different orders for 10 different cakes on a Friday afternoon, this can create problems in the kitchen. However, as we grow and learn, we will be able to see the pattern better.Biggest satisfactionRichard: Being my own boss and being in charge of my own life. To be able to make a living baking cakes is really a dream come true.Jane: It is a bit of a change from being a finance director to baker, but Richard is more fulfilled and is doing something he enjoys.—-=== Going it alone ===The firm: The Gosforth Cake Company, Gosforth, Newcastle upon TyneThe brief: baking cakes to order for delivery to the customer’s doorProducts: 10 different types of cake – coffee, chocolate, vanilla, lemon, carrot, lemon or orange drizzle, apple and cinnamon, fruit cake, banana and date cake, fruit tea cake. Price for 6-inch cake is £7.95 and for 8-inch cake is £9.95. Delivery: free locally but with a charge for longer distancesStaff: Richard and JaneBackground: Richard is a former accountant; Jane is a former teacher Website: [http://www.thegosforthcakecompany.co.uk]last_img read more

Derek Trucks & Susan Tedeschi To Preview New Live Album This Weekend On Sirius XM’s Jam_On

first_imgThe movie itself, in addition to presenting the glory that is Tedeschi Trucks Band live in concert, will also contain behind-the-scenes footage from the band and interviews with Marc Maron and David Fricke. Clearly, we are not the only one’s excited about this new project, as David Fricke noted that Live From The Fox Oakland is “an authentic, widescreen group portrait . . . simply the truth of what happened, in all of its shared glory” within the liner notes.Live From The Fox Oakland is due out on March 17th. You can watch the band’s performance of Derek and the Dominos’ “Keep on Growing” from The Fox to get stoked on this upcoming live release.The full trailer for the release can also be watched below.Pre-order information can be found here, and the full tracklist and album artwork can be seen below.Live From The Fox Oakland Tracklist1. Don’t Know What It Means2. Keep On Growing3. Bird On The Wire4. Within You, Without You5. Just As Strange6. Crying Over You7. Color Of The Blues **Film only8. These Walls (featuring Alam Khan)9. Anyhow10. Right On Time **CD only11. Leavin’ Trunk12. Don’t Drift Away13. I Want More (Soul Sacrifice outro)14. I Pity The Fool15. Ali ** CD only16. Let Me Get By17. You Ain’t Going Nowhere **film only Tedeschi Trucks Band recently announced Live From The Fox Oakland, the film and audio were recorded on September 9th during the band’s two-night stand at The Fox Theater in Oakland, CA. Derek Trucks and Susan Tedeschi duo will be guest DJ’ing on SiriusXM’s Jam_On (channel 29) to preview this new release (due out March 17). The husband and wife duo will play through all 17 tracks, in addition to some of the music that has inspired theirs over the years. Hear their Live Album Jam weekend starting Friday 3/10 at 4 pm ET and through Sunday 3/12. More information here.This album has been in the works for a long time coming, as Derek Trucks had mentioned it on several occasions in interview conversations. Trucks explains in the new press release, “we’ve been wanting to properly document the progress of this band for a while and it really felt like we were hitting our stride and firing on all cylinders last fall.” Susan Tedeschi adds, “it was special capturing the live performance from Oakland. The audience was great and the band played with passion. I am thankful we captured the band at this moment in time.”last_img read more

Yonder Mountain String Band Details 2018 Winter Tour With The Southern Belles

first_imgToday, Yonder Mountain String Band detailed the dates for their upcoming 2018 winter tour with special guests The Southern Belles. Yonder’s winter tour kicks off on January 10th at State Theatre in State College, Pennsylvania. Over the next four nights, the band will perform in Baltimore, Maryland; Carrboro, North Carolina; Asheville, North Carolina; and Knoxville, Tennessee. After a one-off stop in Charlottesville, Virginia, on January 16th, the band heads south, picking up dates in Columbia, South Carolina; Atlanta, Georgia; and Nashville, Tennessee, from January 18th through 21st. For the second leg of their tour in February, Yonder Mountain String Band and The Southern Belles return to the road. A back-to-back string of five dates from February 6th through 10th will see the tour hit Fayettesville, Arkansas; Lawrence, Kansas; Madison, Wisconsin; St. Louis, Missouri; and Huntington, West Virginia.You can check out Yonder Mountain’s recently announced 2018 winter tour dates below, or head over to the band’s website for more information.last_img read more

The Growlers Announce 2019 Summer Tour

first_imgThe Growlers have announced a 20-date tour that will take them coast-to-coast across North America, kicking off with two-nights in Denver, Colorado and wrapping with a three-show Texas run in Houston, San Antonio and Dallas.The psychedelic rock will make their debut at several new venues on this tour, including the Stone Pony in Asbury Park, New Jersey; CrossroadsKC in Kansas City, Missouri; Agora Theatre in Cleveland, Ohio; Asbury Hall in Buffalo, New York; and the Neighborhood Theatre in Charlotte, North Carolina. In addition to their headlining dates, the psychedelic rock band will team up with The Flaming Lips at Ogden Amphitheater in Ogden, Utah on Thursday, July 28th. After Texas, the band will travel to the UK to debut at Green Man in Brecon Beacons, Wales to play alongside Sharon Van Etten, Khruangbin, Idles and more.Tickets for The Growlers upcoming summer tour are on sale now on the band’s website.The Growlers Summer 20197/17 The Van Buren, Phoenix, AZ7/18 Ogden Amphitheater, Ogden, UT7/19 Ogden Theatre, Denver, CO7/20 Ogden Theatre, Denver, CO7/21 CrossroadsKC, Kansas City, MO7/23 Agora Theatre, Cleveland, OH7/24 Club XL Live, Harrisburg, PA7/25 Asbury Hall, Buffalo, NY7/26 Danforth Music Hall, Toronto, ON7/27 Rialto Theatre, Montreal, QC7/28 Skyloft, Albany, NY7/31 The Stone Pony, Asbury Park, NJ8/1 Elevation27, Virginia Beach, VA8/2 Neighborhood Theatre, Charlotte, NC8/3 Variety Playhouse, Atlanta, GA8/4 Music Farm, Charleston, SC8/7 Varsity Theatre, Baton Rouge, LA8/8 White Oak Music Hall, Houston, TX8/9 Paper Tiger, San Antonio, TX8/10 Granada Theater, Dallas, TX8/18 Green Man, Brecon Beacons, Wales, UKView All Tour Dateslast_img read more

Conservatism is in ‘crisis’

first_imgAndrew Sullivan, political commentator and blogger with The Daily Beast, gave the 2011 Theodore H. White Lecture on Press and Politics at the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum Thursday.In his lecture, “Conservatism and Its Discontents,” Sullivan argued that conservatism today is in a “crisis” and is “unrecognizable” from its traditional heritage. Sullivan said that he “does not recognize the Republican Party as a conservative force.”True conservatism, Sullivan said, is concerned with the “paradox of progress” and recognizes that “society is not a formula” and that “culture matters.” He went on to point out that the state is not the only danger to free society. “The accumulation of power by bankers and corporations is also a threat, and should be subject to conservative critique,” he told his forum audience.Preceding the lecture, the seventh annual David Nyhan Prize was awarded to Thomas Frank, author of “What’s the Matter With Kansas?” and a columnist for Harper’s Magazine. In his remarks upon receiving the award, Frank said, “We are living in an age of catastrophic intellectual malfunction.”Recalling political policies over the past decade, he said, “The consensus was wrong all along,” but added, “my views were outside the consensus.”Thomas Frank was the winner of the 2011 David Nyan Prize. Frank is the author of “What’s the Matter With Kansas?”last_img read more