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How to ..Manage a relocation project

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Taco Bell offers free Tacos Today

first_imgWhether you are a Golden State Warriors fan or not, Taco Bell sure seems to be and they are offering free tacos because of it!The Warriors stole game two of the NBA Finals! So head to #TacoBell tomorrow from 2-6PM for your free Doritos® Locos Tacos or order online or on the app and pick it up any time, all day.— Taco Bell (@tacobell) June 17, 2019 Customers will each receive one free Doritos Locos Tacos when they order online, on the app, or walk into the store. But hurry, the offer is only valid between 2:00 pm and 6:00 pm.last_img read more

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Smith hopes to continue linebacker tradition

first_imgThe last USC freshman to open the football season as middle linebacker was New Zealander Riki Gray, who helped the 1978 Trojans win a national championship. At 6-foot-2 and 245-pounds, Cameron Smith looks the part to continue USC’s strong tradition at the position essential in stopping Stanford’s rush attack.“It’s always going to be a good game because Stanford is going to be tough,” Smith said after Wednesday’s practice. “[Christian] McAfree is a quick guy. He’s not so big but he’s going to be shifty in the role and has done a lot of good things. We have got to shut him down outside of the backfield.”His attention to detail, preparation and improvement have caused many to rave about the true freshman. Though he is wearing the No. 35, as opposed to the legendary No. 55, Smith will certainly draw comparisons to Trojan legends Junior Seau, Willie McGinest and Chris Claiborne, who also wore it. But Smith is trying to emulate a more recent USC hero, Brian Cushing.“I’m growing out the hair right now, actually,” Smith said. “He is my favorite player. I think that it is everyone’s goal to end up in the NFL, but I just want to be remembered as a guy with great work ethic and a guy who does all of the right things.”Smith, who enrolled at USC in the spring of 2015 after graduating a semester early from high school, has already contributed to a defense that lost talent at linebacker with the NFL departure of All American Hayes Pullard. This year, Smith has had 13 tackles for a unit that dominated its first two opponents. Head coach Steve Sarkisian expressed his excitement about Smith’s play, comparing the freshman’s ability to that of the former team captain and All-Pac-12 first teamer, Pullard.“It takes smarts to play that position,” Sarkisian said. “You saw it with Hayes for how many years Hayes did it. And Cam definitely has that, a really good sense and a good feel in there.”A rib injury to Lamar Dawson, the fifth-year senior who had been projected to start the season at inside backer, gave Smith the chance he needed to impress coaches and perform against Arkansas State — but it’s Smith’s thick frame and nose for the ball that cause him to make such remarkable tackles.“He got here in spring, and the game hasn’t at all been too big for him. He still has a lot to learn, but I am really encouraged by him. I love his attitude. He is a tough guy, and he tackles,” defensive coordinator Justin Wilcox said.  “I know that you probably think that is a given, but it’s not. He is an instinctual guy who plays inside and who can finish. When he gets his hands on people, he usually gets them on the ground.”Smith made the 2014 Prep Star All-American Dream Team at Granite Bay High School in Northern California. He was elected to the Cal-Hi Sports All-State first team, MaxPreps All-State Division I first team, USA Today All-California, Orange County Register Fab 15 second team, Tacoma News Tribune Western 100, MaxPreps All-Northern California first team, Max Preps All-Sac-Joaquin first team and Sacramento Bee All-Metro first team as a senior linebacker. Smith recorded 148 tackles, three forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries and four interceptions in 2014.“He is a very mature young man and a well-rounded, very physical player, who does a good job of embracing that part of the game,” said linebacker coach Peter Sirmon.But the former All-Pac-10 Conference selection and six year NFL player hesitated when asked to compare Smith to anyone else.“There are a few things that we have to clean up like every player does,” Sirmon said. “But he has played very productively, and he has not made the same mistakes. So it has been great to see that improvement.”Smith intercepted 11 passes during his career at Granite Bay, and he continues to pick off passes in practices at USC, which will surely be effective against the array of hurry-up offenses the Trojans will face in the Pac-12 this season.When asked about Saturday night’s game, Smith seemed to be eager about being on the field in his first Pac-12 game.“I think it is going to be different,” Smith said. “I feel more passionate because I think it will be more of a college game, and I’m really excited.”last_img read more

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Unikrn to acquire casino focused esports company LEET

first_imgEsports only bookmaker Unikrn has revealed that it has moved to acquire LEET. Rahul Sood, UnikrnLEET works with casinos primarily in Las Vegas but elsewhere too. The company is focused on helping them to run their own in-house esports tournaments. For example LEET has worked with the Downtown Grand, which became the first casino in Las Vegas to offer esports before the ‘boom’. With this acquisition Unikrn and LEET will ‘continue to work with these casinos while creating new and highly engaging experiences’ for the casino industry. Kingsley Edwards, Founder and CEO of LEET said of the deal: “Our company has seen growth throughout 2016 with our casino events business and we’re looking forward to an even better 2017 and beyond with Unikrn. It’s clear that casinos are in need of a modern strategy to engage young adults. Unikrn and LEET provide exactly that with our complimentary suite of esports products, community reach, and talented team.”This move by Unikrn follows the announcement that The Luxor on the Strip will be getting its own permanent esports venue with the transformation of its 30,000 sq ft nightclub space. Elsewhere in the city Millennial Esports, based in Canada but with a venue at the Neonopolis in downtown Vegas, revealed its own acquisition of Stream Hatchet earlier this week. “Building a presence in Las Vegas is incredibly important to Unikrn. We have been working for two years to build Unikrn, and LEET will help accelerate our business as the world’s best bookmaker for esports,” said Rahul Sood, CEO & Co-Founder of Unikrn. “Carson and Kingsley are fantastic founders, I’ve met them multiple times at almost every event we attend.  This deal just made sense, and we’re excited to have their talents along with the entire LEET team as part of Unikrn Vegas.”In the post detailing the deal, it was stated that ‘more information will be released upon final closing’. We’ll be reaching out to Unikrn for further information so watch this space. Esports Insider says: We’ve known that Unikrn has had its eye on Vegas for some time but what form any move would make was unclear. The acquisition of LEET, a tried and tested platform built by Kingsley Edwards and the team, shows the level of intention that Unikrn has for Las Vegas. It’s also yet another sizable esports move for the city as a whole.last_img read more

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Sumner Newscow weekly poll: The vaccination question

first_img Close Forgot password? Please put in your email: Send me my password! Close message Login This blog post All blog posts Subscribe to this blog post’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Subscribe to this blog’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Follow the discussion Comments (3) Logging you in… Close Login to IntenseDebate Or create an account Username or Email: Password: Forgot login? Cancel Login Close WordPress.com Username or Email: Password: Lost your password? Cancel Login Dashboard | Edit profile | Logout Logged in as Admin Options Disable comments for this page Save Settings Sort by: Date Rating Last Activity Loading comments… You are about to flag this comment as being inappropriate. Please explain why you are flagging this comment in the text box below and submit your report. The blog admin will be notified. Thank you for your input. -1 Vote up Vote down Jjb · 256 weeks ago Depends on the definition of fully vacacanited Report Reply 0 replies · active 256 weeks ago +4 Vote up Vote down old mama · 256 weeks ago Good grief! If you have vaccinated your child you should NOT have to worry about others who do not. You have done all you can. No vaccination is 100% effective anyway. As long as there are open borders disease will be with us. Report Reply 1 reply · active 256 weeks ago +1 Vote up Vote down Guest · 256 weeks ago I agree – many of these illnesses we have not heard about for such a long time , along with the bed bug infestation and “super” head lice resistant to existing treatments are coming in from immigrants. And will continue until we enforce our existing immigration laws. Report Reply Post a new comment Enter text right here! Comment as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments Comments by IntenseDebate Enter text right here! Reply as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Cancel Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments  Loading …Follow us on Twitter. Do you believe children should be required to be fully vaccinated before going to school? Absolutely. It’s fair to everyone. Yes, but how would you enforce such a policy? You can’t deny education. No. That is a personal decision made by the parents. How do you define fully vaccinated? Maybe some should be required. Others not. I’m undecided on the issue. View Resultslast_img read more

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Adamson Pep Squad nabs Asian Cheerleading invitational gold

first_imgJiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Warriors’ McCaw injured in scary fall as team beats Kings Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’ Adamson Pep squad performs during the 2017 UAAP Cheerdance Competition at Mall of Asia Arena. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netAdamson University just keeps on winning.After the Pep Squad’s Cinderella run in the UAAP Season 80 Cheerdance Competition, the school added another crown in their growing trophy case after taking home the gold in the Asia Cheerleading Invitational Championship in Singapore Saturday.ADVERTISEMENT Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Conor McGregor seeks to emerge from controversy in UFC comeback Scarlett Johansson, Sterling K. Brown among SAG Awards presenters Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Cabuyao City rising above the ashes through volunteerismcenter_img MOST READ In Liverpool, Man United sees the pain and path to recovery Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Recto seeks to establish Taal rehab body to aid community, eruption victims LATEST STORIES Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil The Pep Squad won in the Pom division of the event with Adamson’s official Facebook page congratulating the team.“The whole Adamson Community is very proud of you!” posted Adamson on its Facebook.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownAs per the competition’s website, the ACIC “is an open championships based on International Cheer Union rules and scoring.”The 2018 ACIC was held from March 31 to April 1. View commentslast_img read more

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Montez Sweat, DK Metcalf among big winners at NFL scouting combine

first_imgMississippi wide receiver D.K. Metcalf runs a drill during the NFL football scouting combine, Saturday, March 2, 2019, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)INDIANAPOLIS — Receiver D.K. Metcalf showed off his muscle-man physique — and his speed — in Indianapolis.Defensive end Montez Sweat proved big men can run fast, too.ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award The two pro prospects from rival colleges in Mississippi left the NFL’s annual scouting combine as the two biggest winners of the weeklong event. They were impressive.Following Metcalf’s performance in the 40-yard dash, the New York Jets’ official Twitter account posted: “4.33? At that size?”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissSPORTSCoronation night?SPORTSThirdy Ravena gets‍‍‍ offers from Asia, Australian ball clubsThe comment could tip off the Jets’ plans for the No. 3 pick in April’s NFL draft, considering quarterback Sam Darnold will be entering his second season in the league this fall.And who could blame them for taking Metcalf, who possesses rare athleticism for a receiver that measures in at 6-foot-3 3/8, 238 pounds and has 1.6 percent body fat. Japeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for Ginebra Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next MOST READ Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title THE LOSERSAt least four players couldn’t finish their workouts because of injuries, including potential first-round pick Jachai Polite from Florida.The outside linebacker came to Indy with high expectations but ran the 40-yard dash in 4.84 seconds, slower than inside linebacker Manti Te’o in 2013, whose 4.82-second run helped him slide into the second round. Polite stopped after hurting his hamstring and will have to try and rebuild his stock before the draft.Highly rated defensive tackle Dexter Lawrence of Clemson didn’t finish because of a minor thigh injury in his left leg, and his college teammate, linebacker Tre Lamar, hurt his right shoulder on the bench press.Top cornerback Greedy Williams of LSU did not compete after suffering cramps Monday.But the most serious injury may have come Sunday when Ohio State cornerback Kendall Sheffield suffered a torn pectoral muscle, NFL Network reported. Sheffield did not work out Monday.And scouts may be hard-pressed to find breakaway runners in this draft class. Though Josh Jacobs of Alabama did not run Friday, the fastest back in the group was Justice Hill of Oklahoma at 4.40. Ryquell Armstead of Temple was second at 4.45.CAUTIOUS TIGERQuestions about Lawrence’s suspension for using a banned substance, which kept him out of the College Football Playoff, continued in Indianapolis. And Lawrence acknowledges the surprise results of his previous test have made him wary.“Every time I take a drug test it’s going to be skeptical because that was just something that I know I didn’t do and something to pop up like that just really unfortunate,” he said. “Every time I pee in a cup now I’m just thinking, ‘OK, let me pray because it’s just something stupid like that can happen.’ ” Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Rogue cops marked as Gamboa’s targets in his appointment as PNP chief The only question might be his strength. He did 21 reps on the bench press, 12th at his position.But the NFL’s official Twitter account was impressed with what it saw.“Something special out of Starkville,” Sunday’s post read.Now team officials will spend the next six-plus weeks picking apart game film and combine performances, attending pro day, doing additional background and medical checks while bringing in players for formal interviews before making draft-weekend decisions.LOOKING GOODThe offensive and defensive linemen are supposed to be the strength of this draft. The combine proved it.Defensive end Nick Bosa and defensive tackle Quinnen Williams of Alabama put themselves in the conversation to be the top overall pick with strong showings. Bosa completed the 40 in 4.79 seconds and did 29 reps on the bench press. Williams, at 303 pounds, ran the 40 in 4.83 seconds.Michigan’s dynamic duo of defensive end Rashan Gary and linebacker Devin Bush also helped themselves with strong showings Sunday. Gary ran a 4.58 in the 40 — No. 1 among defensive linemen — while Bush posted a 4.43.Center Garrett Bradbury of North Carolina State and offensive tackle Andre Dillard of Washington State had the best performances Friday, the first full day of workouts in Indy. Both helped themselves with good performances in the 40 and demonstrated their agility with solid times in the three-cone drill and 20-yard shuttle. Bradbury also had 34 reps on the bench press, second among offensive linemen.Safety Zedrick Woods of Mississippi posted a 4.29-second 40 on Monday, fastest time all week. Cornerback Jamel Dean of Auburn ran a 4.30-second 40 on Monday, the second-fastest time of the week. Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title Tom Brady most dominant player in AFC championship history Eugenie Bouchard’s bid for Australian Open spot ends in qualifying His performance was even better. After wowing scouts by doing 27 reps on the bench press at 225 pounds, he posted a vertical jump of 40 1/2 inches, a broad jump of 11 feet, 2 inches, and the 40-yard dash time — all top-five performances among the receivers.What made it even more impressive for the son of former NFL offensive lineman Terrence Metcalf was that he did all of it after having season-ending neck surgery last fall.“I’m not supposed to be here right now,” the former Ole Miss star told NFL Network following his workout.Meanwhile, Sweat, the former Mississippi State defensive lineman, made his workout look like it was, well, no sweat.The 6-foot-6, 260-pound Sweat was clocked at 4.41 seconds in the 40, the top speed by a defensive lineman since at least 2003 and faster times than those posted at the combine by Amari Cooper, Julio Jones or Odell Beckham Jr. Sweat also finished fourth among edge players in the broad jump (11 feet, 2inches) and three-cone drill (7 seconds flat) and was sixth in the vertical jump (36 inches).ADVERTISEMENT ‘Hungry’ Joshua Pacio out to redeem self in title rematch vs Yosuke Saruta Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. 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Liberia Since President J. J. Roberts

first_imgOn the 205th birth anniversary of Joseph Jenkins Roberts, first president of the Republic of Liberia, we, the members of the Association For Civic Education do hereby applaud President Joseph Jenkins Roberts for his foresight and commitment to serve humanity and the people of Liberia. The actions of President Roberts were exemplary and include:“…cultivation of coffee, corn, potatoes, cassava, and rice, with various fruit trees in Liberia, and who bestowing over $10,000 US Dollars Bond and the 102 acres of land bearing his Coffee Farm on the Republic, to educate the Liberian Children, after his death in 1876, as a “Perpetual Foundation”. Many Liberian leaders have ascended to power after President Roberts but it remains to be seen which leader would fully emulate the selfless examples of President Roberts which include putting the interest of Liberia ahead of personal and family interests and donating their estate to provide education for all Liberian children.Although President Roberts is dead, he continues to inspire and equip Liberians through his estate and his selfless devotion to the advancement of all Liberians. Unfortunately, the full impact of President’s legacy may never be realized because for over a century, majority of the beneficiaries of President Roberts’ estate, the children of the Republic of Liberia have been kept in the dark about the benefits of the estate. It is unconscionable that such vital information about an estate has been kept top secret from the beneficiaries. Without awareness the trust remains breached.Even within the Methodist Church, parishioners in the interior, including some members of the Methodist clergy seem to be out of the loop. In a recent survey conducted at the 2014 United Methodist Church Annual Conference in Gbanga, Bong County, 90% of those interviewed testified they have never seen the text of President Roberts’ Will. While keeping the valuable history lesson of President Roberts Philanthropy away from Liberian children and their parents, the story of Maltida Newport’s mass murder of indigenous Liberians became history lesson taught in all schools across Liberia.As a consequence of keeping most Liberian children and parents in the dark, “Liberia’s education system is a mess,” according to an assessment of President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. Greed and corruption seems to be the order of the day, with President Sirleaf calling corruption public enemy #1. Public service in Liberia has become the primary path to acquiring personal wealth for Liberia’s elite. The gap between the rich and poor continues to widen, evidenced by the outrageously high salaries politicians have assigned to themselves and their family members. The number of substandard schools and universities across Liberia is alarming according to the Chief education officer.  Liberia is a country on the wrong track and heading in the wrong direction. The Liberian economy, largest churches, security sector, banks are all controlled by foreigners. Access to leadership has been rigged against ordinary Liberians without access to foreign education. Unnecessary government bureaucracies continue to be created as avenues for the elite to siphon wealth for themselves and their families, many of whom reside overseas. Laws have been enacted not for the common good of ordinary but for the benefit of multi-national corporations and the ruling elite. Although the constitution claims that “All power is inherent in the people” ordinary Liberians are powerless in the face of powerful corporations and the ruling elite. The constitution also calls for citizens to petition the legislature. However, petitioning the legislature and voting in elections have not changed the plight of ordinary Liberians.The Sirleaf administration, from the beginning of her terms in office, struck a blow at the very core of the republican form of democracy by excluding citizens from electing local government officials who control many basic aspects of their lives. The president argued and won the authority to appoint mayors and city councilors, adding to her already vast powers which include appointment of all ministers and heads of public corporation. This act has rendered the republic impotent by usurping the powers of citizens to vote for local government posts like mayors.Democracy in the republic seems to be at serious risk, thus jeopardizing security, justices and access to equal opportunities. For example, in obtaining the power to appoint government officials in nearly all aspects of government, Pres. Sirleaf is working to establish power in the hands of the elite few from the Diaspora. If we consider the amount of members from the Diaspora represented in high-salaried positions within the Sirleaf Administration, one can conclude that the administration has done more to enrich members of the Diaspora than it has done to improve the quality of life for ordinary Liberians. The administration set its own standards for who can work in government (including educational requirements that would be unavailable to ordinary Liberians) as well corresponding salaries and benefits that far exceed those paid to public servants across America. For a country with an annual budget of $583 million, Liberian representatives earn at least $84,000 per year while cabinet ministers and heads of public corporations can take home up to $180,000 excluding benefits such as gas slips, medical benefits, and housing privileges. In Massachusetts, where the annual budget is $36 billion dollars, lawmakers earn $62,000 yearly. In New Hampshire with a budget of $11 billion dollars, senators and representatives earn $100 yearly. In both cases, lawmakers receive no cars, gas slips, body guards, or other tangible benefits. The Sirleaf administration’s standards are unrealistic, given the revenues generated by Liberia. The salaries and benefits will, in practice, only benefit Liberians of the Diaspora and these policies are helping to create an elite ruling class.In honoring President Roberts, Liberia must move beyond mere words and embrace deeds that President Roberts valued and treasured.As citizens of the republic of Liberia, we wish to follow the leadership of President Roberts by asserting our inalienable rights, first as human beings and as citizens of the republic. Inalienable rights are God given rights-not given by any man and rights which no man can take away.  Consistent with Article 1 of the constitution of Liberia and Article 21 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights which recognizes:· (1) Everyone has the right to take part in the government of his country, directly or through freely chosen representatives.· (2) Everyone has the right of equal access to public service in his country.· (3) The will of the people shall be the basis of the authority of governmentAnd Article 1 of the Constitution of the Republic of Liberia which recognizes the people are in fact the source and origin of power and as such haveauthority to ensure that government exists primarily for the benefit of the citizens and the citizens “have the right to alter and reform the same when their safety and happiness so require”We do hereby advance the following national solutions to the Boss, the people of the Republic of Liberia and also to the servants elected to serve the people:1. Commission of inquiry into the administration of the estate of Joseph Jenkins Roberts since its inception for the benefit of Liberians2. Recommend the institution of citizens initiative in Liberia. Citizens Initiative is a measure that allows citizens in a republic to exercise their inalienable rights in proposing legislation without the permission or approval of the president or the legislature who are public servants of the people. This recommendation is consistent with Article 1 of the Liberian Constitution which recognizes that all power is inherent in the people. We also recommend amending the inconsistent Article 29 of the Liberian Constitution which takes power away from citizens.  3. In keeping with the tradition of President Roberts, we recommend that all presidents, and heads of all branches of government are mandated to put their estates in trust to benefit the children of Liberia. Government should never be the avenue for acquiring personal wealth. With Roberts’ rule in place, Liberia will be a prosperous nation that guarantees justice, security and equal opportunity for all citizens and a level playing field for foreign investors to compete in a free market place.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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Mt. Barclay’s Convention Gets Underway Friday

first_imgehovah’s Witnesses around the world will tomorrow Friday, October 23, begin their annual conventions at various locations under the theme, “Imitate Jesus,” Adam Brown, spokesman for this year’s convention in Liberia said. During the course of the convention, Brother Brown said Jehovah’s Witnesses will discuss the keys to family happiness. He said the Witnesses’ three-day convention series will demonstrate how Jesus’ example can give parents and children the tools to build stronger and more united families. The program will also include a stimulating examination of Jesus’ famed Sermon on the Mount. Brown explains: “Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount offers timeless advice that can help parents to better use their time and resources to build a more secure and loving family environment.”In Monrovia, for example, the Witnesses’ will converge at the Mount Barclay Assembly Hall at 9:30 a.m. Accordingly, an estimated 2,000 persons are expected to come to the Mount Barclay Assembly Hall for the bible based program. Jehovah’s Witnesses in Liberia are also organizing another 13 conventions in eight cities across the country to be delivered in two languages (Kissi and English). The cities are Monrovia, Montserrado County; Buchanan, Grand Bassa County; Ganta, Nimba County; Gbarnga, Bong County; Voinjama and Foya in Lofa County; Harper, Maryland County; and Zwedru, Grand Gedeh County. Worldwide, there are over 8,000,000 Witnesses in more than 115,000 congregations. “Jesus, the founder of Christianity, is widely considered as one of the most influential and significant men who ever lived,” Adam Brown, a convention spokesman said. As Christians, Brown said, a core belief of Jehovah’s Witnesses is that Jesus lived his life as a model for everyone to follow; therefore, this year’s conventions will examine Jesus’ life, as outlined in the Bible, and emphasize how all – regardless of their background, lifestyle, or religion – can benefit in practical ways from His example and teachings. “A highlight of the three-day program will be the keynote address on Friday morning entitled, ‘Concealed in Him are all the Treasures of Wisdom’,” Brown said.He said that “admission is absolutely free” because conventions of Jehovah’s Witnesses are entirely supported by voluntary donations.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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Ex-soldier denies manslaughter charge

first_img…to go on trial next MondayFormer Guyana Defence Force (GDF) rank Alistair Woolford, accused of discharging a loaded firearm at electrician Devon Howell with intent to murder him on November 21, 2014 at D’Andrade Street, Kitty, Georgetown, denied a manslaughter charge before Justice Sandil Kissoon and a 12-member jury empanelled to hear the case on Thursday in the Demerara High Court.Devon HowellHowell, a former resident of Da Silva Street, Newtown, Kitty, had been hospitalised after the incident, but succumbed to his injuries on December 8th, 2014, almost three weeks later.It had been reported back then that the two men, along with others, had allegedly been taking turns feeling the gun when Howell was shot in the neck. He reportedly received injuries to his upper spinal cord, and died without regaining consciousness.Woolford was initially indicted with an attempted murder charge, but was later accused of manslaughter after his friend succumbed to his injuries.The prosecution’s contention is that Woolford discharged the loaded firearm with intent to murder Howell.Allistar WoolfordAt conclusion of the preliminary inquiry in 2015, the defendant had said he had no intention of shooting Howell.Starting next Monday, a jury will determine if Howell’s killing was accidental, or if it was a game of Russian roulette being played.last_img read more

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