Related Shows Show Closed This production ended its run on Feb. 22, 2015 A Delicate Balance About the Artist: With a desire to celebrate the magic of live theater and those who create it, and with a deep reverence for such touchstones as the work of Al Hirschfeld and the wall at Sardi’s, Squigs is happy and grateful to be among those carrying on the traditions where theater and caricature meet. He was born and raised in Oregon, lived in Los Angeles for quite a long time and now calls New York City his home. View Comments Star Files It’s a full house, whether they like it or not! The Broadway revival of Edward Albee’s A Delicate Balance opens officially at the Golden Theatre on November 20. Pam MacKinnon directs a cast that includes Tony winners and Oscar nominees John Lithgow and Glenn Close.To celebrate the show’s opening night, Broadway.com resident artist Justin “Squigs” Robertson penned this sketch of the tumultuous bunch. In addition to Lithgow and Close as heads of household Tobias and Agnes, the portrait features Lindsay Duncan as Agnes’ fiery alcoholic sister Claire, Martha Plimpton as their troubled daughter Julia and Clare Higgins and Bob Balaban as Edna and Harry, their friends who stop by unexpectedly for…who knows how long.Broadway.com wishes the cast of A Delicate Balance a happy opening! Have an extra drink for us! Or, you know, take it easy. Glenn Close
On its May 21 report to the Senate, the DA said that chicken supply will last for a minimum of 160 days and a maximum of 314 days. Self-sufficiency level was estimated to be 136 percent at the minimum, while 183 percent at most. BACOLOD City – Gov. Eugenio Jose Lacson of Negros Occidental opposed the Department of Agriculture’s (DA) plan to increase poultry imports amid a supply glut in local market. Lacson expressed apprehension over the reported advice of the DA’s Bureau of Animal Industry (BAI) to “limit” local poultry production while it maintained that there is no need to suspend importation. “We are joining the local poultry raisers and agripreneurs in opposing the move of BAI to limit the local production and increase the volume of imported chicken,” Lacson said. BY DOMINIQUE GABRIEL BAÑAGA On Friday, Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto also slammed the agency’s move. In Negros Occidental, unbranded chicken are sold at P99 per kilo at the supermarkets showing enough supply./PN “The farm sector is the economy’s savior and safety net, and a job generator amidst massive layoffs. The only way for the food industry to absorb the unemployed is for it to increase and not decrease its yield,” Recto pointed out. “This is contradictory. How can we revive the economy, one of which is to buy our own local product,” the governor added. “We even have oversupply of chicken now.”
The St. Louis Cardinals 6th Grade Boys Basketball team defeated St. Michael’s 26-15.Cardinals Points Scored: Calvin Grote – 2 pts.; Thomas Lohmueller – 2 pts.; Conner Miles – 10 pts.; Carson Meyer – 4 pts.; Hank Ritter – 3 pts.; Evan Flaspohler – 5 pts.Rebounds: Carson Meyer – 8, Hank Ritter – 5, Evan Flaspohler – 3, Conner Miles – 3.Steals: Hank Ritter – 4, Conner Miles – 2; Josh Bischoff – 2; Evan Flaspohler – 2.The St Louis Cardinals 7th grade boys basketball team were defeated tonight by Franklin County by a score of 51-33. The Cardinals are now 1-2 on the season and will play again this Saturday in the OA Tip Off Classic.The Saint Louis 5th grade Boys Basketball team played at home versus the Saint Michael Trojans on Tuesday, November 7th.The boys had another solid game on defense and forced many turnovers, but came up short losing 23-5. Scoring for the Cardinals was Christian Mack with 2 points, Max Amberger with 2 points, and Ben Miller with 1 point.The 5th grade’s next game is Thursday, November 9th versus Laurel at home.
Letterkenny Institute of Technology made presentations to 16 new entrant sports scholars yesterday (Mon). Those awarded the scholarship, which is worth €1,000 to each successful applicant, were selected from the current academic group of new entrant students, in recognition of their performance and achievement in either GAA at Intercounty level or Soccer at League of Ireland level.Upon the introduction of the New Entrant Sports Scholarship Programme in September 2015, a total of 3 awards were then made. The continued growth of the programme has been accredited to the development of sport in the institute in recent years and also to the ever-increasing standards in both GAA and Soccer in the third level education sector, in particular in LYIT.The New Entrant Sports Scholarship Programme is also linked to the main Sports Scholarship Programme in the institute. These scholarships are awarded during February of each year.The winning New Entrant Sports Scholarships students for this year are:Grainne O Neill, Swinford, Co Mayo, a Mayo U20 player Julie Trearty, Carrigart, a Donegal senior playerAaron Gillooley, Ballybofey, a Donegal U20 playerLiam Jackson, Ardee, Co Louth, a Louth minor playerMark McAteer, Letterkenny, a Donegal minor playerConor O Donnell, Carndonagh, a Donegal U20 playerJoseph Greene, Annagry, a Donegal minor Hurling panellistThomas Hartnett, Dungloe, a Donegal minor Hurling panellist Gabriel Aduaka, Letterkenny, Finn Harps U19 playerJoel Bradley Walsh, Ballybofey, Finn Harps U19 playerConor Doherty, Ballybofey, Derry City U19 playerKieran Farren, Carndonagh, Finn Harps U19 playerJordan Gallagher, Manorcunningham, Finn Harps U19 playerCorey McBride, Clonmany, Finn Harps U19 playerFionn McClure, Carndonagh, Derry City U19 playerLee McLaughlin, Carndonagh, Finn Harps U19 playerIn presenting the awards, Billy Bennett, VP for Academic Affairs and Registrar of LYIT, congratulated the recipients and complimented the GAA and Soccer club members in LYIT on having maintained and enhanced the sporting standards over the years. Billy commented that the development and commitment each year, provides the basis for the expanding sports programme.Billy also urged these students to be aware of their academic commitments and to establish a balance between their sports and studies in the year ahead.New entrant sports scholarships awarded at Letterkenny Institute of Technology was last modified: October 8th, 2019 by Shaun KeenanShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)
When the Beagle was sailing the coast of Argentina in 1834, it stopped at the mouth of the Santa Cruz River. 25-year-old Charles Darwin, who had been reading Lyell’s Principles of Geology, got out and explored the area on foot as the crew made camp on the cliffs. Darwin was impressed by the six-mile-wide canyon with its comparatively small river. He was led from his reading of Lyell to assume that this was another example of the cumulative power of small processes to produce big changes over vast periods of time. Geologist Steven Austin recently visited Camp Darwin at the Santa Cruz canyon. He examined the basalt cliffs and cobbles with a geologist’s eyes and came to a quite different interpretation. “What I saw at Camp Darwin utterly shocked me,” he said. “I saw abundant evidence for a colossal flood that must have rapidly performed significant erosion in the valley.” His results can be found at ICR, where he explains that the nature of the cliffs, the basalt being on one side and not the other, and the large rounded boulders on top of the cliff (some as big as 15 feet in diameter), and other evidences speak clearly of catastrophism, not uniformitarianism. This incorrect assumption, he believes, was young Darwin’s first wrong turn that led him to view the world evolving through slow, gradual accumulations of small changes. Dr. Austin has posted a 10-minute video on YouTube explaining his findings, with footage shot on location where he points to evidences you can see for yourself.This is a good example of how the glasses through which you view the world can color everything. Darwin read the world with his Lyell glasses on. Because those glasses blocked certain wavelengths, he failed to see evidence that was right in front of his nose. Watch this short video and spread the link to friends today on the Darwin Bicentennial.(Visited 34 times, 1 visits today)FacebookTwitterPinterestSave分享0
A Comprehensive Guide to a Content Audit Related Posts Tags:#Facebook#web The Dos and Don’ts of Brand Awareness Videos Guide to Performing Bulk Email Verification We warned you on the day Facebook filed for its initial public offering that, from that point onward, the company would be fixated on making investors and advertisers happy, in that order, even if it meant making users unhappy. So it has come to pass. How else to explain Facebook’s latest effort to bolster advertising revenue, which portends yet another wave of privacy concerns and alienated users?Matching Email Addresses & Phone NumbersThe new ad program lets advertisers match email addresses and phone numbers from their own files with the information shared by users on Facebook, making it easier to target ads. That follows programs launched in the past few months that let advertisers target ads based on surfing habits on other sites and ads that follow users once they leave Facebook.How effective are these initiatives? Effective enough for Slate to declare that Facebook is finally a place where politicians can win votes through advertising. Effective enough that shares of Facebook are, at this writing, up in a second straight day of trading.That may sound like good news, especially if you’re part of the two groups of preferred stakeholders. But Facebook could be trading a short-term game for long-term regulatory problems, and the most recent push seems like a desperate bid to woo institutional investors who can prop up the company’s share price.Regulators Ratchet Up The PressureFacebook’s plan to boost revenue by revealing personal information comes at a time when regulators in both Europe and the U.S. are clamping down in response to privacy concerns. The EU measures have more teeth than those proposed by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, which primarily targets how information from minors is used.“These new limits will seriously hamper the company’s focus on a market of half a billion people in the EU and hone its efforts on US consumers,” said Darren Hayes, a professor at Pace University’s Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems in New York. “This change will require that the company become more intrusive about collecting personal data.”Hayes expects the FTC to push forward with its new rules and perhaps open new investigations into Facebook as early as next year. Government actions could end in hefty fines and diminished confidence in the company’s ability to grow revenue without flagrantly violating privacy. “If President Obama is re-elected, then the FTC will be relentless with these investigations,” Hayes predicted. How Much Is Privacy Worth To Users?Of course, fines and regulatory pressure probably won’t stop Facebook’s latest efforts to target ads at the risk of privacy. The company has, after all, made an art form of pushing ahead with intrusive initiatives and weathering negative publicity related to its privacy policies. The ultimate regulation comes from users who will, sooner or later, either quit Facebook or accept privacy breaches as the price of using the service. Facebook is Becoming Less Personal and More Pro… dave copeland
MOST READ Japan ex-PM Nakasone who boosted ties with US dies at 101 View comments Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC Kris Aquino ‘pretty chill about becoming irrelevant’ She played in two other Wimbledon singles finals, losing to Steffi Graf in 1993 and to Martina Hingis in 1997.Novotna also won four Wimbledon doubles titles with compatriot Helena Sukova in 1989 and 1990, with Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario in 1995 and with Hingis in 1998.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSSEA Games: Philippines picks up 1st win in men’s water poloSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutWearing her distinctive headband, she won doubles titles at all four Grand Slam tournaments.Born on October 2, 1968, Novotna won a total of 24 singles tournaments and 76 doubles tournaments in her career that spanned from 1987 to 1999. Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles02:15Zimbabwe ex-president Robert Mugabe dies aged 9502:11CJ Peralta assures fair decision on Marcos poll protest vs Robredo01:37Protesters burn down Iran consulate in Najaf01:47Panelo casts doubts on Robredo’s drug war ‘discoveries’01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH Stronger peso trims PH debt value to P7.9 trillion QC cops nab robbery gang leader, cohort CPP denies ‘Ka Diego’ arrest caused ‘mass panic’ among S. Tagalog NPA This file photo taken on July 4, 1998 shows Czech Republic’s Jana Novotna enjoying her championship trophy after winning the final of the women’s singles at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships.Novotna has died at the age of 49 after suffering from cancer, the WTA said on November 20, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / PASCAL PAVANIFormer Wimbledon champion Jana Novotna has died at the age of 49 after suffering from cancer, the WTA said on Monday.Novotna, who won the Wimbledon title in 1998 when she defeated France’s Nathalie Tauziat in the final, died on Sunday in her native Czech Republic surrounded by her family, a WTA statement said.ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES Read Next Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Lonzo Ball’s triple-double sends Lakers past Denver Kammuri turning to super typhoon less likely but possible — Pagasa She also won the Fed Cup with the former Czechoslovakia in 1988.
CALGARY, A.B. – Calgary-based CEDA announced today that it has acquired Breakthrough Oilfield Services Ltd., which is based in Dawson Creek.Before the acquisition, Breakthrough was owned and operated by Derek Loomis. The acquisition is the second such merger involving a Dawson Creek-based company by CEDA in the past year. Last November, the company bought Joe Loomis Trucking which was founded by Joe Loomis in 2006.“The addition of Breakthrough Oilfield Services ties in well with our existing operations in the prolific Montney region and complements our core service offerings,” said Kevin Fleury, President and Chief Executive Officer of CEDA. “This acquisition strategically aligns with our vision for continued growth and expands our presence in this region,” Mr. Fleury added. CEDA said that Loomis and the rest of Breakthrough’s workforce will be joining the the company, which will also be adding Breakthrough’s pressure trucks, hot oilers, fluid haulers, tank trucks, hydro vacuum and combination vacuum units to its fleet.“We’re excited to join a successful and a growth oriented organization that can provide complementary service offerings to our existing client base,” said Derek Loomis. “The sale also provides our employees development opportunities within a larger organization.”
Southerly winds are pushing in warmer air from the south, and places such as Prince George and Vanderhoof have risen above freezing. Precipitation falling to the north along Highway 97, north of Prince George to Mackenzie as well as Communities near Fort St. James is likely falling as freezing rain.The warm air will push further north through the night and the freezing rain will transition to rain showers.Weather in the mountains can change suddenly resulting in hazardous driving conditions.ShiftIntoWinter.ca reminds drivers to know before you go. Adjust to winter driving behaviour and use winter tires and chains. For current road conditions, visit www.drivebc.caSee the full warning belowIssued at 2019-01-11 06:51 UTC by Environment Canada:Freezing rain warning issued for:Highway 97 – Pine Pass, B.C. (080030)Current details:Freezing rain is expected or occurring.Areas of freezing rain tonight.Precipitation falling through a relatively warm layer of air aloft and into sub-zero air near the surface is leading to patchy freezing rain through the area tonight. CHETWYND, B.C. – Environment Canada is calling for freezing rain Friday night in the Pine Pass.A freezing rain warning has been issued for the Pine Pass as strong southerly winds will bring warm air into the region. The warning says Prince George, Vanderhoof, the Pine Pass, Fort St. James and MacKenzie could see the freezing rain.The warm air will push further north through the night and the freezing rain will transition to rain showers. Road conditions are available at www.drivebc.ca.
CALGARY, A.B. –The National Energy Board has endorsed an expansion of the Trans Mountain pipeline following a reconsideration of its impact on marine life off the B.C. coast.The energy regulator says an increase in tanker traffic resulting from the pipeline would hurt southern resident killer whales and increase greenhouse gas emissions. Stand.earth, which had tried unsuccessfully to widen the scope of the board’s reconsideration, had said before the ruling that it expected the board to endorse the project again.“Today’s recommendation is the direct result of the Prime Minister’s Office telling the NEB and federal bureaucrats to ‘get to yes’ on this project,” Tzeporah Berman, director of the Vancouver environmental group, said in a statement.“Scientific evidence filed with the NEB clearly shows that there is not enough data to ensure the safety of the marine environment … and that the NEB failed to address the climate impacts of this project.“The Trans Mountain pipeline is not in the public interest and will never be built.” But it says those consequences can be justified in light of what would be the pipeline’s benefits.“While these effects weighed heavily in the NEB’s consideration of project-related marine shipping, the NEB recommends that the government of Canada find that they can be justified in the circumstances, in light of the considerable benefits of the project and measures to minimize the effects.”The energy board says it will impose 156 conditions on the project if it is approved. It has also made 16 new recommendations to the federal government.Among those recommendations are measures to offset increased underwater noise and the greater chance that a whale could be hit by a ship. They also include suggestions for better spill response and reducing emissions from tankers.The board notes that the new recommendations deal with areas outside its jurisdiction, but within the purview of the federal government.Reaction from environmental groups was swift. Alberta has been fighting hard for the Trans Mountain expansion so that the province could move more crude oil to ports and from there to lucrative overseas markets.The energy board’s original approval of the project was set aside last summer by the Federal Court of Appeal, which said the regulator had not properly considered marine life.The NEB’s report starts the clock on a 90-day period for the federal government to decide whether the project should proceed.Officials in Natural Resources Minister Amarjeet Sohi’s office have said a final decision won’t be made until consultations with affected Indigenous groups are complete.The consultations were also an issue the federal Appeal Court raised when it put a halt on the project. It said talks with First Nations in the area had been insufficient.The regulator’s support does not guarantee restart of construction on the controversial pipeline. Sven Biggs, climate campaigner for Stand.earth, predicted before the ruling that there will be more lawsuits and delays resulting from the board’s support of the project. He also said there will be protests in the streets and along the pipeline route if Ottawa decides to go aheadVanessa Adams, spokeswoman for Sohi, wouldn’t comment on Thursday on whether a cabinet ruling could be delayed.She said in an email the federal government wants to “achieve the required public trust” to help move resources to market by first addressing environmental, Indigenous and local concerns.She said a 60-member consultation team in British Columbia and Alberta has met with more than 85 of 117 Indigenous groups that would be affected by a Trans Mountain expansion and more meetings are taking place daily.