Mitchell scores 24, Jazz outlast Timberwolves 106-102

first_imgThe Timberwolves were missing Derrick Rose (sore ankle), Tyus Jones (ankle sprain) and Jeff Teague (sore foot), which caused some trouble in executing the offense and players getting the ball in unfamiliar positions. In the third quarter, the Timberwolves took another hit when Taj Gibson went after the officials and got two technicals and had to be restrained by his teammates after a foul call as Ingles went to the basket. UP NEXT Karl-Anthony Towns had 33 points and 10 rebounds and Andrew Wiggins scored 21 points on 8-of-26 shooting for Minnesota, which saw its three-game winning streak snapped on the second game of a back-to-back. FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Donovan Mitchell scored 24 points and had a career-high 11 assists and the Utah Jazz outlasted the short-handed Minnesota Timberwolves 106-102 on Friday night. January 25, 2019 /Sports News – Local Mitchell scores 24, Jazz outlast Timberwolves 106-102 Timberwolves: Minnesota fumbled its way to 12 turnovers in the first half. … Towns was limited to six first-half minutes because of foul trouble. … The Timberwolves outscored the Jazz in the paint 48-38. Timberwolves: Host Utah on Sunday. Rudy Gobert, who was a game-time decision with a sore hamstring, had 18 points and 16 rebounds, and Kyle Korver scored 16 for the Jazz, who have won eight of their last nine. The Jazz then shot five free throws, three by Mitchell and two by Ingles. With 4:46 left in the third, Mitchell hit two more foul shots to cap the 13-0 run and the Jazz led 75-54. In the second quarter, Mitchell – the son of former minor league pitcher Donovan Sr., the New York Mets’ director of player relations – threw a cross-court fastball with one hand to Georges Niang for a 3. The Jazz led by as many as 23 in the third period, but the Timberwolves scored the first 13 points of the fourth quarter. When Towns followed his own missed jumper with a layup, the Timberwolves had closed within eight at 90-82.center_img Utah barely survived while shooting 5 of 28 in the fourth quarter and was saved by some hustle plays and defensive stops. The Jazz made only two field goals in the final five minutes. Jazz: Visit Minnesota on Sunday. Anthony Tolliver hit his second 3 of the final four minutes to get the Timberwolves within one at 103-102, but Luol Deng missed an open 3 in the corner for a chance to give Minnesota its first lead since the first quarter. Tags: Donovan Mitchell/NBA/Utah Jazz Mitchell, who has scored at least 24 points in 11 consecutive games, was forced to play the point for six games while all three Jazz point guards were injured. Even though Rubio has returned, Mitchell has continued his playmaking ways and marked the first double-double of his career. Joe Ingles, who had 12 points, snatched the rebound and hit two free throws. On the next possession, Gobert got a piece of Tolliver’s 3-point attempt. Mitchell rebounded and hit one free throw to clinch the win. Associated Press TIP-INS Written by Jazz: Ingles got a technical in the fourth quarter. … A bat flew around the arena, interrupting some of the players’ pregame shooting routines. The Jazz Bear mascot finally caught the bat. … Brandon Flowers of the rock band The Killers sat courtside.last_img read more

Ocean City Seeks Volunteers for Beach Sweeps on Saturday

first_imgOcean City is seeking volunteers to help clean up litter and other debris on the beaches this Saturday from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.The beach cleanup is held every fall in partnership with the New Jersey environmental group Clean Ocean Action and is part of a statewide effort. Last year, 7,416 volunteers removed 373,686 pieces of debris on beaches statewide.Local volunteers are encouraged to register at the Ocean City Music Pier before the cleanup on Saturday morning. Participants also can pre-register at www.cleanoceanaction.org. The event will be held rain or shine. Members of the Chevere family of Ocean City help to keep their hometown beaches litter-free during the cleanup in October 2017.last_img read more

Greggs scoops top British Sandwich Industry Award

first_imgBoth large and small sandwich producers were honoured at the British Sandwich Industry Awards last Thursday (19 May), with Greggs taking home the top gong.The event, held at the Lancaster Hotel in London, saw Greggs awarded the British Sandwich Industry Award for its long-standing contribution to the shape of the UK sandwich industry. Tesco took home the prize for Sandwich Multiple Retailer of the Year, while Subway was recognised as winner of the Specialist Sandwich Bar Chain category.Sumaya El Kroni, Greencore, was named overall British Sandwich Designer of the Year, after triumphing in the Chicken Sandwich category, with a chicken lemon, coriander, roast vegetable and salad flat bread creation.The New Sandwich of the Year Award went to Pret A Manger for its Sweet Chilli Crayfish and Mango Bloomer. Greenhalgh’s was named as Bakery Sandwich Shop of the Year, while the British Sandwich Association Sandwich Manufacturer of the Year award went to Solway Foods.last_img read more

37 year prison sentence overturned due to issue with defendant’s mother

first_img Twitter Facebook IndianaLocalNewsSouth Bend Market Twitter WhatsApp 37 year prison sentence overturned due to issue with defendant’s mother Facebook Pinterest Google+ Pinterest WhatsApp (“My Trusty Gavel” by Brian Turner, CC BY 2.0) When the trial for then 15 year old Byron Harris happened in June of 2019, the state requested that his mother not be present during the proceedings. The only time the teen’s mom was in the courtroom was to give her testimony. Harris was accused of shooting someone at an apartment complex playground in 2018.His sentence was 37 years. At issue for the appeals court was, how much of an effect did his mothers non-appearance effect the proceedings? He was tried in adult court, but even so the appeals court says he should have been allowed to be there.The case has now been remanded for further proceedings.Read more with our partners in news at ABC 57 Google+ By Carl Stutsman – May 14, 2020 1 279 Previous articleLocal utilities are requesting hikes to cover losses during COVID pandemicNext articleWellfield Botanic Gardens to open with “modified visitation plan” Carl Stutsmanlast_img read more

SSP acquires 32 bakery outlets in Germany

first_imgSSP Group has agreed to acquire 32 German bakery outlets from confectioner Wiener Feinbäckerei Heberer, for a cash consideration of ‘approximately’ £5m.The global food operator in travel locations said that 30 of the outlets would be located in railway stations and two of them in airports.The company said that the value of the gross assets being acquired was approximately £5m, and the profit attributable to the assets in 2014 was approximately £1m.SSP said in a statement: “The acquisition of these outlets will further strengthen SSP’s presence in travel locations in Germany.”The company operates restaurants, bars, cafés, food courts, lounges and convenience stores in airports, train stations, motorway service stations and other leisure locations.Its portfolio includes Upper Crust, Starbucks, Caffè Ritazza, M&S Simply Food and Millie’s Cookies.last_img read more

Paul McCartney, Jimmy Fallon, Grace Potter, Lake Street Dive Included On New Holiday Album

first_imgIt may be a little early to start planning for the Holiday season, but a newly announced compilation album is getting music fans excited for a winter wonderland a couple months early. Today, Capitol Records announced their newest all-star holiday anthology album, Holiday’s RuleVol. 2, a follow-up to The first edition of Holiday’s Rule released in 2012.The album features a wide swath of incredible artists, beginning with a fresh studio recording of Sir Paul McCartney, late-night host Jimmy Fallon, and his house band, The Roots, collaborating on McCartney’s synth-and-jingle-bells Christmas classic, “Wonderful Christmastime.” The two have previously performed the song together along with The Roots on The Tonight Show, back in 2013. You can pre-order the album today to receive a pre-release stream or download of “Christmastime.”[Photo by Dana Edelson/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images]The musical star power on the holiday compilation continues with tracks from Lake Street Dive, Norah Jones, Grace Potter, Roseanne Cash, The Decemberists and moreThe sequel to the 2012 album features 16 new pop, rock, mariachi, jazz and folk holiday tunes by the likes of Norah Jones, Grace Potter, Roseanne Cash, The Decemberists, Judah & the Lion, Lake Street Dive and some up-and-coming acts, including Albin Lee Meldau, Barns Courtney, Calum Scott and Kandace Springs.The original 2012 volume featured songs from McCartney, fun., The Shins, Rufus Wainwright and Sharon Van Etten, The Civil Wars, Calexico, Andrew Bird, The Head and the Heart, Punch Brothers and others.You can get a pre-release stream or download of McCartney, Fallon, and The Roots’ “Christmastime” from Holiday’s Rule Vol. 2 when you pre-order the album todayCheck out the full track listing below:Holiday’s Rule Vol. 2 Official Track Listing:1. Paul McCartney, Jimmy Fallon and The Roots – “Wonderful Christmastime”2. Barns Courtney Feat. Lennon Stella – “Baby, It’s Cold Outside”3. Albin Lee Meldau – “All I Want For Christmas Is You”4. Calum Scott – “It’s Beginning To Look Like Christmas”5. Kandace Springs – “(Everybody’s Waitin For) The Man With The Bag”6. Norah Jones – “Peace (Live at the Sheen Center)”7. Grace Potter – “Christmas Moon”8. Rosanne Cash – “May Ev’ry Day Be Christmas”9. Judah & The Lion – “The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting On An Open Fire)”10. The Decemberists – “Jesus Christ”11. Lake Street Dive – “I Want A Hippopotamus For Christmas”12. Flor De Toloache – “That’s What I Want For Christmas”13. Vera Blue – “A Winter Romance”14. MUNA – “Pipes of Peace”15. US Girls – “Blue Christmas”16. Andrew McMahon – “What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve”[h/t – Billboard]last_img read more

Forestry Field Day.

first_imgPhoto: Mike Isbell Taking a break during forestry practice are the four boys comprising the Heard County forestry team: (from left) Dustin Cook, Levi George, Caleb Pike and Phillip Nowicki. Dustin let out a squeal like a pig in peril.I had just told him and the other 11- and 12-year-old boys that the inch-long insects we were finding attached to pine trees werecalled periodic cicadas and were edible.I turned to see what Dustin was squealing about. He pointed to Levi and said, “Look!” Levi opened his mouth and stuck out his tongue. On the end of it was a big periodic cicada.Just about every Tuesday afternoon for the past nine weeks, things like that happened at forestry practice.Along with learning to identify 45 native trees, the boys at forestry practice were also learning to identify 25 insects and diseases that attack our trees. They learned how to determine timber volume (also known as cruising timber) and how to determine distance by pacing.4-H Forestry Field DayAll of this training was in preparation for the district 4-H forestry field day competition. The Heard County team won second place. The state 4-H forestry field day is Oct. 6.The boys — Caleb, Dustin, Levi, and Phillip — were all interested in learning something new and outside of school. They now know things about our forests that very few adults (and I dare say none of their classmates) know.These boys didn’t come to practice every week to become foresters. They came because they wanted to learn.I’ve trained many groups over the past 20 years.One of my very first was a group of boys from Troup County. They not only won the district competition, but went on to win the state competition and represented Georgia at the national forestry competition in Weston, W. Va.They placed third in the nation at that competition, losing to Florida and Texas. That was 20 years ago. None of them became foresters either.Learning, Competing, GrowingThat group of boys produced a medical doctor, a veterinarian, an electrical engineer and a businessman. All of them are still in or around Troup County.I’ve had just about as many girls on the teams as boys over the years. It’s a good learning experience for all of them. They all gain a better understanding of, and appreciation for, our forest resources and how they contribute to our economy and quality of life.We’ve made it a tradition in Heard County to “initiate” the new team members. It’s nothing more than eating a green persimmon, which is one of the trees they have to identify.Ripe persimmons are pretty good. But if you’ve never tried a green persimmon, then by all means be prepared for your mouth to just about turn inside out.Caleb and Phillip had already eaten a green persimmon and knew better. Dustin and Levi ate one. And Dustin squealed again.last_img read more

Will credit unions return to an 18-month exam cycle?

first_img“… it’s not 2008.”This is the sentiment of several high-profile executives regarding the National Credit Union Administration’s (NCUA) stance on examination cycles for credit unions. There’s been much back and forth over the last week on this subject and the NCUA’s desire to stick to a 12-month examination cycle for the financial institutions it regulates.In a call to action, Credit Union Journal published a letter to the editor from National Association of Federal Credit Unions (NAFCU) President and CEO Dan Berger recommending that the NCUA return to an 18-month exam cycle to cut down on expenses. This followed further transparency of the NCUA’s budget, which noted $6.39 million allocated to examiner airfare and auto rentals. Berger’s letter also cited that, for low-risk institutions, extending the exam timeline would give the NCUA more flexibility in balancing staff and resources without compromising the soundness of the industry.But the NAFCU’s recommendation was quickly dismissed. On the heels of Berger’s op-ed, CU Journal quoted NCUA spokesman Ben Hardaway as saying the 12-month exam cycle is “more appropriate and more effective.” The article notes that according to Hardaway, credit union financial stability changes too quickly to allow for the risks that can occur when an institution goes longer than 12 months without an exam. continue reading » 17SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblrlast_img read more

Here are the type of jobs currently available in the Southern Tier

first_img(WBNG) — Even six months into the pandemic, many of the same job trends the Southern Tier saw back in March still apply today. For all of the latest Southern Tier job openings, click here. Murphy said the current unemployment rate within the manufacturing industry is slightly above 8 percent, less than half of what it was during the height of the pandemic. While he said the region’s dependence on the industry has lessened over the years, it still plays a vital role in the local economy. One sector that Murphy believes could be in danger however is education. Without large scale federal intervention, he’s worried about massive job losses. “I think a lot of the school districts either have committed to some layoffs or are pondering them depending on what’s going to happen in Washington as far as the CARES ACT,” Murphy said Monday. Several districts have told 12 News if a proposed 20% reduction in state aid occurs, and without significant federal help, their budgets would be decimated, and many would have to consider layoffs. 12 News caught up with Broome-Tioga Workforce Executive Director Bob Murphy to examine what jobs are available in the local area. He said industries that have retained importance, and job openings, include manufacturing and healthcare.last_img read more

Forget luxury real estate, an affordable property was the one most potential buyers viewed in Queensland this week

first_img165 Laurel Ave, Chelmer.It has four bedrooms, and six bathrooms and is a contemporary home on the river.The four-level home has all the high tech bells and whistles. It has a large home office and library which has been set up as a “designated business space’’ separate from the home. 7 Kenrose St, Carina. Picture: realestate.com.auDownstairs are three bedrooms, an open plan second kitchen and living room. There is a bathroom and a laundry and utility room plus a covered patio. 4 Millicent St. Shailer Park. Picture: realestate.com.auThe house, which is listed through the Mark Coleman Team at RE/MAX Territory – Shailer Park has an asking price in the high $500,000s.The four-bedroom home has been updated and has blackbutt timber flooring. 7 Kenrose St, Carina. Picture: realestate.com.auUpstairs are polished hard wood floors and plantation shutters. The living and dining area are open plan and there is a front balcony.A home at 1 Gearside St, Everton Park seeking offers of more than $475,000 rounded out top five listings this week. 4 Millicent St, Shailer Park. Picture: realestate.com.auThere is a bar within the living area and the kitchen has gloss acrylic cabinetry, Caesarstone benchtops and an induction cooktop.Carina was home to the fourth most popular listing this week with a five-bedroom house at 7 Kenrose St. It is listed for $785,000 through Tony Ugrinic of @Realty – Carina.The dual-living home is on 706 sq m. 1 Gearside St, Everton Park. Picture: realestate.com.auThe home, listed through Liam Mahony at Coronis – Arana Hills, has a very large outdoor living area.center_img 20 Joachim St, Holland Park West. Picture: realestate.com.auFORGET luxury real estate this affordable property was the one most potential buyers viewed in Queensland this week.The four-bedroom home at 20 Joachim St, Holland Park West was the most viewed property on realestate.com.au in Queensland this week.The house is listed for buyers in the mid $600,000s through Dianne Deem of Ray White Eight Mile Plains. 20 Joachim St, Holland Park West. Picture: realestate.com.auIt is described as a good entry level investment in the suburb.The two-storey house overlooks parklands and is close to public transport.It has polished hardwood floors, a renovated kitchen with a dishwasher and four bedrooms upstairs. Downstairs is a second bathroom and the potential to create a living area.It was back to the luxury market for the second most popular this week, a home in blue chip Chelmer at 165 Laurel Ave.The home, is listed through Hannah Dodds of Queensland Sotheby’s International Realty Paddington. 1 Gearside St, Everton Park. Picture: realestate.com.auThe post war home has three bedrooms, polished timber floors and an updated kitchen and dining area with a gas cook top and range hood. More from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this home2 hours agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor2 hours ago165 Laurel Ave, Chelmer.Inside the home are floating timber stairs which lead up to the main living areas.Open plan living areas lead out to outdoor terraces with a heated lap pool, spa and poolside barbecue kitchen.A home at 4 Millicent St, Shailer Park was popular with prospective buyers this week coming in third on the list of most viewed homes.last_img read more