DO YOU AGREE WITH THE NEW EUROPEAN RULING?

first_img whatsapp Tags: NULL ALEX SHEPHERD | ROYAL BANK OF SCOTLAND“The cost of insurance should be linked to risk assessment and women are considered to be safer drivers. How is this supposed to be sexist? Unisex rates are a punishment for responsible female drivers.”RAMESH SIVARAM | WILLIS INSURANCE“Why should women pay less than men for the same service? Lower insurance premiums for females only is definitely a case of discrimination. Insurance cost should depend on individual needs, not gender.”HEATHER ANDREWS | INSURANCE BROKER“Women are safer drivers and have fewer accidents than men. This is not sexism but logic; we make fewer claims and cost less in terms of insurance. Why should we be punished by European laws?” whatsapp Show Comments ▼ KCS-content center_img More From Our Partners 980-foot skyscraper sways in China, prompting panic and evacuationsnypost.comAstounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.orgRussell Wilson, AOC among many voicing support for Naomi Osakacbsnews.comKiller drone ‘hunted down a human target’ without being told tonypost.comBrave 7-Year-old Boy Swims an Hour to Rescue His Dad and Little Sistergoodnewsnetwork.orgA ProPublica investigation has caused outrage in the U.S. this weekvaluewalk.comPolice Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Huntergoodnewsnetwork.orgFlorida woman allegedly crashes children’s birthday party, rapes teennypost.comNative American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Agogoodnewsnetwork.org by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStoryMoneyPailShe Was A Star, Now She Works In ScottsdaleMoneyPailTotal PastThe Ingenious Reason There Are No Mosquitoes At Disney WorldTotal PastPeople TodayNewborn’s Strange Behavior Troubles Mom, 40 Years Later She Finds The Reason Behind ItPeople TodaySerendipity TimesInside Coco Chanel’s Eerily Abandoned Mansion Frozen In TimeSerendipity TimesBetterBe20 Stunning Female AthletesBetterBeElite HeraldExperts Discover Girl Born From Two Different SpeciesElite Heraldautooverload.comDeclassified Vietnam War Photos The Public Wasn’t Meant To Seeautooverload.comDrivepedia20 Of The Most Underrated Vintage CarsDrivepedia Share DO YOU AGREE WITH THE NEW EUROPEAN RULING? Tuesday 1 March 2011 8:34 pmlast_img read more

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Playtech suffers ‘ant attack’

first_img Playtech suffers ‘ant attack’ Tags: Card Rooms and Poker Online Gambling Subscribe to the iGaming newsletter Casino & games Is the reappearance of activist investor Jason Ader on the gambling scene via a 5% stake in Playtech really cause for concern, asks Scott Longley? Topics: Casino & games Finance Poker AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitter 14th September 2018 | By Joanne Christie Email Address Is the reappearance of activist investor Jason Ader on the gambling scene via a 5% stake in Playtech really cause for concern, asks Scott Longley?So Jason lives! Jason Ader that is. The activist investor previously known for his involvement in the Bwin.Party/GVC takeover has reappeared on the online gambling scene.In late August, it was disclosed that his SpringOwl Asset Management vehicle had built a £100m stake in Playtech, representing about 5% of the company.The news was accompanied by the usual activist investor claims about where the target company was going wrong. In this case, according to a Reuters  report, Ader has chiefly zeroed in on Playtech’s relatively recent venture into the realm of retail financial trading.“We’re not advocating any fire sale or any rushed transaction, but over time we would like to see Playtech in the gaming business… and not have the distraction of other financial services holdings,” he was reported as saying. “The company and its businesses and its assets are worth significantly more than where the stock is trading.”This may or may not be true – gauging the true value for any company is an art rather than a science. Just ask Elon Musk.But any apparent stock market undervaluation of Playtech would appear have little to do with the recent financial performance of the TradeTech retail financial arm. According to Playtech’s recent first-half results, the TradeTech division saw revenues rise 37% for the six months to June to $67.1m, while adjusted EBITDA rose 72% to $30.3m.On the Plus side What gives Ader’s claim more legs, perhaps, is the likely coincidental offloading of Playtech’s near 10% stake in listed financial trader Plus500, which also took place last week.The sale pulled in £176m and represents a near fourfold profit on the price of the shares when Playtech bought them in mid-2015. That was, of course, at the time of Playtech’s bid for the then-struggling rival, which was operating under an FCA-shaped compliance cloud caused by perceived failures with regard to its marketing efforts.The bid failed partly because of the lack of any FCA approval. Yet, far from representing a near miss never to be repeated, the Plus500 acquisition now looks like it was the one that got away.FCA worries aside, the company has seen its business boom, largely due to the wave of interest in trading cryptocurrencies. In the first half of the year, Plus500’s revenues grew 147% to $465.5m while EBITDA was up 195% to $349m. Active customers rose 121% to 248,564.European financial regulators are sniffy about retail financial trading and this has translated into restrictions on the marketing and operating of CFDs and an outright ban on binary betting. The restrictions help explain the less impressive metrics within TradeTech’s results, including the 5% fall in active customers and the 37% fall in first-time depositors.These issues can only be a (small) contributory factor to the decline in the value of Playtech over the past year and there are clearly bigger problems elsewhere: in Asia, for instance, where the company’s pre-eminent position within the supply market is under severe competitive – and in Malaysia, regulatory – attack.In a recent note from analysts at Morgan Stanley, of the 10 questions they deemed that investors “might want to question” Playtech’s management about, four are related to China and Asia and only one is directed at the financials division (which admittedly follows Ader’s lead and questions whether TradeTech is “core” to the company).An activist investor arriving on the scene certainly raises the temperature for any company management. In a recent New Yorker article on the activist attacks by the likes of hedge fund Elliott Management, these investors were compared to “flesh-eating ants”, ravaging all before them in order to “wipe the slate clean”.Yet, Ader’s attack would appear to be far less existential. Playtech’s management have apparently taken the time to fly to New York to meet with him and in truth a 5% stake is not enough to persuade any board to take on advice that they don’t like.What is true is that Playtech faces enough issues – Asia, the negotiations with GVC, what to do about the US – without the attentions of an investor with their own ideas about what the company should be doing. Unless Ader buys a chunkier holding, what he says may prove to be by-the-by.Related articles: Playtech offloads Plus500 stake Ader builds Playtech stake with $100m investment Playtech sees ‘viable’ future in Asia despite profit slump Regions: Asia Europe USlast_img read more

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National Media Group Limited (NMG.tz) 2012 Presentation

first_imgNational Media Group Limited (NMG.tz) listed on the Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange under the Printing & Publishing sector has released it’s 2012 presentation For more information about National Media Group Limited (NMG.tz) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the National Media Group Limited (NMG.tz) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: National Media Group Limited (NMG.tz)  2012 presentation Company ProfileNation Media Group (NMG) Limited operates as an independent media house in East and Central Africa. Through its subsidiaries, NMG publishes, prints and distributes a variety of newspapers, magazines and online publications as well as manages radio and television broadcasting operations in Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda and Tanzania. It also provides courier and third-party printing services. Group publications include The EastAfrican, Daily Nation, Sunday Nation, Business Daily Africa, Daily Monitor, The Citizen, NMG Investor Briefing, Taifa Leo and Zuka. NMG owns a 76.5% stake in Monitor Publications Limited and 93.3% stake in KFM, a Kampala-based radio station in Uganda. It owns two television stations; NT Uganda and Spark TV and has a 60% stake in Mwananchi Communications Limited in Tanzania. In 2016, NMG commissioned a state-of-the-art printing press in Nairobi which has capacity to print 86 000 newspapers per hour. National Media Group Limited is listed on the Dar es Salaam Stock Exchangelast_img read more

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Camelot Ghana Limited (CMLT.gh) Q12014 Interim Report

first_imgCamelot Ghana Limited (CMLT.gh) listed on the Ghana Stock Exchange under the Paper & Packaging sector has released it’s 2014 interim results for the first quarter.For more information about Camelot Ghana Limited (CMLT.gh) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Camelot Ghana Limited (CMLT.gh) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Camelot Ghana Limited (CMLT.gh)  2014 interim results for the first quarter.Company ProfileCamelot Ghana Limited is a security printing company involved in the design, processing, printing and finishing of security print orders, business forms and documents and identity products. The company provides a service to governmental departments, financial institutions and multi-national organisations. Security stationary issued by Camelot Ghana Limited ranges from cheque books and banker’s drafts to share certificates, dividend warrants and lottery tickets. The company produces continuous and cut sheet stationary for insurance company forms, optical character recognition (OCR) forms, pre-prints for laser printers, listing paper and airline boarding passes. Company printing solutions range from magstripe encoded cards to UV cured cards, access control cards and ID cards. Government printing solutions for range from council tax forms to utility billing cards, electoral ballot papers and revenue collection tickets. Subsidiaries of Camelot Ghana Limit offer services ranging from holograms, holosealing, embossed hotfoiling to watermarked cheque paper, chemically-sensitive security paper, solvent sensitive inks, tri-thermochromic inks and microtext printing. Camelot Ghana Limited services governments and institutions in Togo, Burkina Faso, Liberia, Benin, Côte d ´Ivoire, Ethiopia, Sierra Leone and Nigeria. The company headquarters are in Accra, Ghana. Camelot Ghana Limited is listed on the Ghana Stock Exchangelast_img read more

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Hotshots: Meet Bath second row Charlie Ewels

first_imgJohn Fletcher and Peter Walton with England U18 – I still speak to Peter now. Danny Grewcock, our academy director, mentors me now and he couldn’t be a nicer bloke.You played in the back row against Toulouse – what was that like?I’d played in the back row at school so it wasn’t completely alien to me. I’m in an exciting part of my career and I’ll play anywhere they ask me to.And you captained Bath in the LV= Cup?I was massively proud to do that. I have been captain in the A league, too, and I’m quite passionate about the whole leadership side of rugby. RW verdict: Trusted to play out of position and lead the team as a 19-year-old, Ewels is highly rated.Want to know which youngsters are catching the eye this month? The latest edition of RW is on sale now. Click here to see what else is in the mag. When did you first play rugby?I joined Bournemouth when I was seven, because some friends were playing rugby and I was a big kid. I played for England U16 then got a scholarship to Bryanston for sixth form and rugby took over.At what stage did you become a lock?  When I was about 12.When did you join Bath?I joined the club’s junior academy when I was 14 or 15. Hats off to my dad for driving me all over Dorset and Wiltshire! I didn’t really think about making a career out of rugby until I signed my first contract when I was 18.Who has mentored you? LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALS Code breaker: Ewels makes a break during the JWC final last_img read more

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Hotshot: Sale Sharks wing Arron Reed

first_img Break man: Arron Reed has played age-grade rugby for England. Photo: Getty Images TAGS: Sale Sharks You played in the Singha Sevens for Sale… We had a young team and I really enjoyed it. I’ve played in the A team too.FOR THE LATEST SUBSCRIPTION OFFERS, CLICK HEREHow big a boost was it being given a five-year deal by the club? It’s great and I’m looking forward to the next few years with them. On and off the field, I just want to learn and improve.Who’s been the biggest influence on you? My family’s support has been important and my move to Kirkham Grammar School when I was 16 had a big influence because I did more rugby training. Aled Trenhaile was the head coach and I improved a lot. He’s got a lot of rugby knowledge.Who were your childhood heroes? Jonny Wilkinson and Brian O’Driscoll were the main two; I wanted to be like them. Even now, watching TV, I look at what England players are doing and at what New Zealand players are doing, and see if I can learn off them.RW Verdict: The Sharks clearly see huge potential in the winger given the long-term contract he signed recently. He should learn a lot from the back-three talent at the club, the likes of Denny Solomona, Mike Haley (now Munster) and Will Addison (now Ulster). Arron Reed could make his Premiership debut this weekend, having been named on the bench for the clash with Wasps. Find out more about the Sale Sharks wing in our Q&A LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALS Arron Reed has been rewarded for his prolific scoring form for National One side Sale FC by being named on the bench for the Sharks’ Gallagher Premiership match against Wasps this Saturday. The 19-year-old started Anglo-Welsh Cup games against Worcester and Saracens last season but has yet to feature in the cut and thrust of Premiership rugby.Reed first caught our eye at the 2017 Premiership Sevens – and below is an interview we ran with him last year. Two players whom he name-checks, Mike Haley and Will Addison, have since moved on, but on the flip side he now has a chance to learn from one of Europe’s most lethal finishers, Chris Ashton…Name Arron Reed Born 10 July 1999 Birthplace Chester, Cheshire Club Sale Sharks Country England Position WingHow did you get into rugby? I’d watch my dad play and wanted to get involved. I played football but didn’t enjoy it as much. I liked the contact; it was more physical. And I liked running with ball in hand.Try time: Reed breaks clear to score against Harlequins during this year’s Premiership Sevens (Getty)How old were you when you first played? Nine, at Tarleton RFC. I started as a ten and then moved to the wing and I enjoy it there. It’s much better for me because I’m more of a runner than a ball player. I’m better on the ball in space than with distribution and stuff like that.Did you play any other sports? I did a bit of athletics – sprinting 100m and 200m – and golf. I like the driving range. And I love table tennis.Talk us through your representative honours… I played North U16 and then my first England game was for the U18s against Scotland this year. I joined the Sale Academy at 15 and trained once a week, but I’m full-time now. This article first appeared in the November 2017 issue of Rugby World.Kitted out: the winger at a pre-season photocalllast_img read more

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Burundi: Anglican priest shelters 70 people after flooding

first_imgBurundi: Anglican priest shelters 70 people after flooding Featured Jobs & Calls AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Tags Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest 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 Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 Featured Events This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ Course Director Jerusalem, Israel Rector Hopkinsville, KY Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC Posted Jun 11, 2020 Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT Rector Smithfield, NC Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS Rector Bath, NC Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Rector Washington, DC Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 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 Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA Curate Diocese of Nebraska Director of Music Morristown, NJ Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK Africa, center_img Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET Rector Shreveport, LA Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI Rector Knoxville, TN Press Release Service Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH Rector Albany, NY Submit a Job Listing Rector Belleville, IL Submit an Event Listing An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC Youth Minister Lorton, VA Submit a Press Release Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem Rector Collierville, TN Anglican Communion Associate Rector Columbus, GA Rector Martinsville, VA Rector Pittsburgh, PA [ACNS Digest] Intensive heavy rains have forced hundreds of families to leave their homes in Gatumba, a district of western Bujumbura, the capital of Burundi. The Anglican Church in the region has been working to alleviate the suffering with one priest sheltering 70 people who were forced from their homes.“Victims, especially children and other vulnerable people, also face the threat of disease caused by poor sanitation and pollution”, the Anglican Church of Burundi reported on its Facebook page. “For those people who have been affected emergency help is needed urgently not only to prevent an epidemic breaking out but also to provide appropriate shelter, food and clothing.”Situated along the shore of Lake Tanganyika, Gatumba is particularly vulnerable to flooding when water levels of the lake rises and the Rusizi River floods during prolonged rains.“Much damage has been caused mainly affecting houses and crops while in other localities the rain has damaged roads,” the Church said. “Some people use boats to access their houses where there was normally a street. Some schools and churches have had to close until the water recedes and buildings dry out.“Families whose houses have been flooded are finding shelter in churches that remain unaffected and on building sites. Some are sleeping alongside the main road that joins Bujumbura to the Democratic Republic of Congo. Victims say that they have lost all their belongings except some clothes.” Cathedral Dean Boise, ID 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 Tampa, FL New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NYlast_img read more

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Pool House / Joaquín Alvado Bañón

first_imgPool House / Joaquín Alvado BañónSave this projectSavePool House / Joaquín Alvado Bañón 2012 Spain Save this picture!© David Frutos+ 29 Share Architects: Joaquín Alvado Bañón Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  “COPY” ArchDaily Year:  CopyHouses•Orihuela, Spain ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/286024/pool-house-joaquin-alvado-banon Clipboardcenter_img Photographs “COPY” Projects CopyAbout this officeJoaquín Alvado BañónOfficeFollowProductsWoodSteelConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesOrihuelaHousesSpainPublished on October 26, 2012Cite: “Pool House / Joaquín Alvado Bañón” 26 Oct 2012. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. 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Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream Pool House / Joaquín Alvado Bañón photographs:  David FrutosPhotographs:  David Frutos, Courtesy of Joaquín Alvado BañónSave this picture!© David FrutosText description provided by the architects. It is a Project that research the relation between architecture and water. We discuss the concept of a private swimming pool with a single house in a low density program in the city. It is a rethinking, in a sustainable way of life, to transform the way of promoting the east side of Spain. Save this picture!© David FrutosDissolving the limits of the city. The city is transformed into architecture; the streets become ramps and water. Architecture twists and turns seeking nature, it looks towards the mountains of Orihuela, and it pokes out above its limitations. It is difficult to differentiate its limits, it is a city but also a landscape, it is a private space but at the same time it takes over a public space of the street. The built parts are reflected and fragmented through the use of reflex glass in the steel carpentries. Save this picture!© David FrutosThree personalities and one environment formally, these are three independent volumes fused into one project. Each volume has its own personality and privacy. The meeting points between the parts are made by horizontal and vertical stairs, a “Y” bridge and double heights favoring expected and unexpected relationships. Semi-private and private places for meeting are intertwined as in life itself.Save this picture!© David FrutosA pool within the house. There is a pool along the entrance, it is the heart of the project, and it creates an opening and makes the space vibrate in its environment. It swims across the house, crosses the “Y” bridge, illuminates and moistens house’s architecture. Water redefines the house, it isn’t a house with a pool, it is a house and it is a pool. The reflections, brightness and shades are the material used for building the interior space. The pool is not only something essential in the house, but it is the house.Save this picture!© David FrutosThe bridge is an entrance. The entrance is a bridge that crosses the pool. The steel and glass bridge serves to connect the layouts of the house. The “Y” shape is divided in a horizontal element and another inclined one (stairs). It is an undetermined connection that makes and undoes the ground floor plan. The transitions in the interior float over the orange pool, which is an acid, sweet and wet pleasure. Save this picture!© David FrutosThe plot is a volume. We didn’t want the work of the project to be based on square meters; we worked with atmospheres since we considered the plot as a volume. Throughout the whole process we sought surroundings, environments, experiences. Coming in and out, waking up in the morning, night time, eating, bathing… occurs inside and outside, between the built area and the exterior. This has been one of the greatest achievements.Save this picture!© David FrutosStructural and constructive research. The process was long and exciting. Floating, tightening, leaning, connecting… these are words that came up when thinking about how to resolve the technicalities. The shape exists but one must find it in those processes, it is unknown but it is there. The inflection point is the multidisciplinary work. The result is an approach that tries to determine a program and its relationship with the city.Save this picture!Courtesy of Joaquín Alvado BañónProject gallerySee allShow lessDaegu Gosan Library Competition Winning Proposal / Gorka BlasArticlesA.M. 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Federal and State Leaders Raising Opioid Crisis in Rural America

first_img Facebook Twitter Previous articleFarmers Are More Pessimistic About the FutureNext articleJane Hardisty Honored at Conservation Awards Luncheon Gary Truitt Video list is empty.Federal and State Leaders Raising Opioid Crisis in Rural AmericaThe opioid crisis in rural America is getting attention from both state and federal leaders. President Trump raised the issue in his remarks to the AFBF convention this week, “We are confronting the scourge of drug addiction and overdoses that plagues too many of our rural communities.”Governor Holcomb raised the issue in his State of the State message Tuesday night and pledged more state support for local Hoosier communities, “We will Increase the number of opioid treatment locations from 18 to 27, so nearly everyone in the state will be less than an hour’s drive to treatment.’However, action needs to accompany conversation. USDA’s head of rural development Anne Hazlett says it is a top priority for her department in 2018, “We have a Community Facilities program that helps with local treatment clinics and transitional housing. We also have a distance learning and tele-medicine program that helps with equipment and delivering medical services.” She added that the re-organization at USDA has allowed greater focus on rural development and on the quality of life in rural America.Lt. Governor Crouch says Indiana is taking action to help local communities by dealing with the stigma of drug addition, “We have to erase the stigma associated with drug addiction and mental illness. It is a disease and an illness and, until we remove the negative stigma, we are going to continue to struggle with how we deal with this crisis.” The Indiana Social and Family Services Administration has launched an anti-stigma campaign to begin to change the public image of drug addiction and mental illness. Meanwhile, Indiana Senator Todd Young says the focus also needs to be on prevention, “We need to invest in preventative solutions as well as just remediating on the back end.”:A December survey, sponsored by the American Farm Bureau Federation and the National Farmers Union, found that just under half of rural adults reported being affected by opioid abuse, compared with almost three-quarters, or 74 percent, of farmers and farm workers. AFBF President Zippy Duvall said local Farm Bureaus need to get involved on the local level, “We have 2,700 counties that have Farm Bureaus there, and what if each one of them empowered themselves as being the loving neighbors that we would if someone just got hurt by a cow and we went and done their work for them. Look what a difference we could make in their life and if we just save one farmer’s family from being destroyed by this, it’s well worth the effort they are putting into this.”One out of every five Hoosiers’ lives have been touched in some way by opioid addiction. Home Indiana Agriculture News Federal and State Leaders Raising Opioid Crisis in Rural America SHARE Facebook Twitter SHARE Federal and State Leaders Raising Opioid Crisis in Rural America By Gary Truitt – Jan 10, 2018 last_img read more

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Closing date for expressions of interest in joining Udaras board

first_img Facebook HSE warns of ‘widespread cancellations’ of appointments next week Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powers Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Google+ Pinterest PSNI and Gardai urged to investigate Adams’ claims he sheltered on-the-run suspect in Donegal WhatsApp Twitter News Previous articleDerry PSNI investigate attempted robberyNext articleStarkest warning yet about Household Charge non-payment News Highland Facebookcenter_img The Gaeltacht Minister is urging people interested in being appointed to the board of Údarás na Gaeltachta to express that interest before tomorrow evenings deadline.Elections to the board have been scrapped – the government will now appoint seven members from the applications which have been received. The Chairperson will also be appointed by government.Anyone interested in a role on the board must apply online at www.publicjobs.ie by 5 pm tomorrow evening.Five members will be nominated by county councils that have a gaeltacht area within their jurisdiction.Gaeltacht Minister Dinny McGinley has rejected opposition claims that the new board will be undemocratic……………[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/dinram.mp3[/podcast] WhatsApp Pinterest Google+ RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter Dail hears questions over design, funding and operation of Mica redress scheme Closing date for expressions of interest in joining Udaras board By News Highland – August 16, 2012 Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released last_img read more

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