Monthly Archives: October 2022

THE HUMBLE KEY WEST HOUSING AND HEALTH CARE ACTIVIST

Scott Pridgen knows more than anyone about the housing crisis in Key West. CRICKET DESMARAIS/Weekly Keys By Cricket Desmarais It’s hard not to notice the angels hovering behind Scott Pridgen’s head as he speaks – painted by local artist Lenny Addorisio. They are a sort of metaphor for this man …

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Don’t bury burrowing owls, says wildlife group

Pasha Donaldson, vice president of the Cape Coral Friends of Wildlife, doesn’t know how well the city’s 3,500 burrowing owls fared during Hurricane Ian. But she knows a way for locals to help animals that survived the storm stay alive. “Please don’t put your trash on” their burrows, Donaldson said. …

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Around Town: AbilityPath Opens Outdoor Community Courtyard | New

In the last column, read news about a groundbreaking ceremony for AbilityPath’s new outdoor courtyard in Palo Alto, the city council’s support for the construction of a skate park and a new outdoor skating rink in East Palo Alto . MAJOR IMPROVEMENT… From a petanque court to gardens, the new …

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Board the old train in Kenya to see the world’s last three northern white rhinos

Every Friday at 9am, a train departs from Nairobi, the Kenyan capital, heading northeast to Nanyuki, a town at the foot of Mount Kenya. The old locomotive sounds its horn as expected before exiting Central Station. Just to be clear: if you want to get there quickly, the Nanyuki train …

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Can investors beat inflation with the highest-yielding IFISAs?

With inflation hovering around the 10 percent mark, investors might look to diversify their portfolios with some higher yielding products. It should be noted that there is a correlation between risk and return, but savvy investors with sufficient financial buffers could benefit from considering some of the highest paying Innovative …

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West Island Community Calendar for the week of October 27

Thrift stores for NOVA offer clothing for the whole family, shoes, books, housewares, jewelry, furniture, and more. All proceeds will go to Nova West-Island. Open Tuesday to Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Plaza Pointe Claire store, 321, boul. St-Jean (514-697-8457); Saint AnneThrift shop, 43 rue Ste-Anne in Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue …

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Community Compliance Red Ribbon Week

Community and school leaders joined students from several community schools and members of the Rushmore Optimist Club at the annual Red Ribbon Week kick-off event. The event took place in the lobby of the Summit Arena. The event was moved this year due to renovations at Dinosaur Park. Mayor Steve …

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Auditor General finds irregular salary of 2.5 billion shillings at Kenya Power

Companies Auditor General finds irregular salary of 2.5 billion shillings at Kenya Power Wednesday, October 26, 2022 Kenya Power staff carry out repair work on a transformer. PICTURES | NMG The Auditor General reported irregular expenditures worth 2.5 billion shillings at Kenya Power in the year to June, including an …

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Unbanked US households hit lowest level since financial crisis

25 October (Reuters) – The proportion of Americans who do not have a checking or savings account has fallen to its lowest level since the financial crisis over the past year, according to a new study by a US banking regulator released on Tuesday. Just 4.5% of 132.5 million U.S. …

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Life expectancy 6.3 years shorter for black MSM living with HIV

WASHINGTON, DC – The life expectancy of HIV-infected non-Hispanic black men who have sex with men (MSM) lags 6.3 years behind that of their white counterparts in the setting of HIV care. Standard HIV, according to new data from simulation modeling. Lead author Katherine Rich, MPH, a student at Harvard …

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Why we need APIs (and APIs need us too)

We need APIs, but APIs also need us (humans), it’s a matter of all together now. Adrian Bridgewater APIs connect. A fundamental component of the new neural network, the fabric and interwoven composition of the modern cloud and web, application programming interfaces (APIs) have become the backbones (figuratively and literally) …

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Community comes together to honor fallen Hollywood cop – NBC 6 South Florida

Hollywood police officer Yandy Chirino was honored at an event on Sunday, a year after he was killed in the line of duty. A monument and park dedicated to Chirino have been erected in the Emerald Hills neighborhood of Hollywood, where he was killed in October 2021. The emotional event …

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Victories for the AFC and Equity at the official opening of the matches

CBK Deputy Governor Sheilla M’Mbijiwe presided over the official opening of the 2022 KIB Interbank Games at KSMS yesterday. [Jonah Onyango, Standard] Reigning women’s netball champions Agricultural Finance Corporation (AFC) demolished NCBA Bank 32-2 at the current Kenya Institute of Bankers Interbank Sports which was officially opened in Nairobi yesterday. …

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Hot spots and determinants of the discriminatory attitude of women towards people living with HIV; Ethiopian Demographic and Health Survey Data | BMC Women’s Health

Arefaynie M, Damtie Y, Kefale B, Yalew MJHA. Predictors of discrimination against people living with HIV/AIDS among people aged 15-49 in Ethiopia. Anal on many levels. 2021;13:283. Google Scholar UNAIDS. Global HIV. & AIDS Statistics — Fact Sheet; 2021. https://www.unaids.org/en/resources/fact-sheet. Accessed July 2. https://www.unaids.org/en/resources/presscentre/pressreleaseandstatementarchive/2020/july/20200706_global-aids-report. Mirkuzie AH, Ali S, Abate E, …

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KU Men’s Basketball Speaks at Big 12 Media Days

KANSAS CITY, MO. (WIBW) – The Kansas men’s basketball program attended the Big 12 Basketball Tipoff on Wednesday at the T-Mobile Center in Kansas City to preview the upcoming season. Head coach Bill Self declared less than a week ago that this team was the only team in the country …

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Photos: The Link Up DC is building a happy community on wheels

On a Saturday evening in early September, I stopped by the Anacostia Park skating pavilion for one of the monthly events organized by the link DC, a community driven roller skating team. DJ Prodigy played hip-hop while families and vendors cooked dinner on grills just outside the rink. Sweet treats …

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Rugby: Shame Homeboyz pull out of Kenya Cup 2023 season

Homeboyz Rugby Club shocked the local rugby fraternity on Wednesday after announcing their withdrawal from the 2022-23 Kenya Cup season which is due to start next month. Augustine Lugonzo of Menengai cream Homeboyz taking a penalty kick during their Kenya Cup match against Top Fry Nakuru RFC at Nakuru Athletics …

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PourMyBeer offers a more efficient way to serve drinks

If you’ve ever waited in a long line at a bar or drinks cart for an event, you’ve probably experienced some frustration. This is exactly why the idea for PourMyBeverage, originally known as PourMyBeer, came about. The company uses innovative technology to solve this near-universal problem. Read more about their …

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Art auction set to fetch nearly $1 million for Casey House in Toronto

An auction of contemporary Canadian art was expected to fetch nearly $1 million in Toronto on Tuesday for a specialty hospital that provides care for people living with HIV and at risk. Art With Heart, now in its 29th year, drew approximately 500 people to the Art Gallery of Ontario. …

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Digital Advancements and Adoption Strengthen Relationships in the Alcohol Industry

New data and information connects alcohol suppliers, wholesalers and retailers to better meet the demands of today’s end consumer. NEW YORK, October 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Rapid advances in technology have affected the way all industries do business, and the wholesale alcohol sector is no exception. As the industry seeks …

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Homeless in Harpur: Stephanie Karluk lifts the Binghamton community

Stephanie Karluk ’22 majored in psychology because she was fascinated by the human psyche, particularly how it can be transformed by trauma and recover afterwards. Karluk understands the transformation firsthand, having gone from living on the streets of Binghamton 10 years ago to saving enough to buy a house in …

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Ugandan president says outspoken son ‘will quit Twitter’ over threat to invade Kenya

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni said on Monday his outspoken son would stay off Twitter on matters of state, after a social media tirade that included a threat to invade neighboring Kenya. Powerful General Muhoozi Kainerugaba, 48, has often sparked controversy with his Twitter comments, but his particularly undiplomatic outburst earlier …

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Woman stole £100,000 from employer to fund Instagram Lifestyle

Laura Howarth has stolen £100,000 from her employer to fund lavish shopping. (Reach) A financial assistant has been jailed after stealing £100,000 from her employer to fund an “Instagram lifestyle”. Laura Howarth, 41, stole “every single week” from British Independent Utilities in Lytham St Annes, Lancashire. Preston Crown Court heard …

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AIDS Walk Los Angeles, themed “Be All Over It”, takes to the streets of West Hollywood

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (CNS) — The 38th annual AIDS Walk of Los Angeles returned to the streets of West Hollywood on Sunday with the theme “Be All Over It.” The march was carried out on a virtual basis the previous two years due to the coronavirus pandemic. “We’re done talking. …

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Clark State is making changes to better serve the performing arts community

Jones said the PAC is gradually moving towards a venue management model, which is common for venues similar to the size of the PAC. The previous model included staff assigned to a specific building and location, but this new site model will prepare all professionals to work and manage any …

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Rot in traffic department is costing Kenyans lives on the roads, security agency worries

In the past week, several gruesome road accidents have resulted in the devastating loss of life and property The separate incidents reported in various counties have seen many people die and others with horrific injuries. TUKO.co.ke spoke to a road safety campaigner who has called for a complete overhaul of …

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Medical tests in the comfort of your own home

image: The percentage of people over 50 who purchased different types of health-related tests to use at home. see After Credit: University of Michigan Kitchen counters and bathroom sinks across America have turned into miniature medical testing labs over the past year, as millions dabbed their noses and found out …

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A pulmonologist with a long COVID gives advice for his treatment

Editor’s Note: Find the latest Long COVID news and advice in Medscape’s Long COVID Resource Center. Christian Gogoll, MD, is a pulmonologist who suffers from post-COVID syndrome. Before being infected with SARS-CoV-2 in January 2021, he worked as a pulmonologist and was a department head in an acute care clinic. …

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After Community Outcry, Emmet County Fully Funds Friendship Centers

PETOSKEY – Staff, residents and key advocates at Emmet County Friendship Centers made their voices heard on Monday, October 10, as the Emmet County Board of Commissioners decided how best to distribute county senior mileage funds. After:Emmet Friendship Centers could lose $165,000 in new mileage allowance for seniors The four-year …

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5 Most Interesting Places to Visit in Kenya for Safari Holiday

Kenya is by far the most famous safari destination in the world, blessed with diverse and natural beauty. The country ranks 48e the largest country in the world with 580,367 square kilometers. When it comes to safaris in Kenya, this can be done on a self-guided safari or guided safaris. …

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When to Pay for Auto Repairs with a Personal Loan (and When Not)

Our goal here at Credible Operations, Inc., NMLS number 1681276, hereinafter referred to as “Credible”, is to give you the tools and confidence you need to improve your finances. Although we promote products from our partner lenders that reward us for our services, all opinions are our own. If you’re …

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The NIH/DAIDS Crossover Network (ACTG/HVTN/IMPAAC | EurekAlert!

SEATTLE – (OCTOBER 11, 2022) – People living with HIV must be included in clinical trials of new TB vaccine candidates currently in development, say experts from an international group convened last year to fill gaps in current TB vaccine landscape tuberculosis. Their recommendations, which appear in a new article …

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Google Cloud consolidates analytics tools as Looker

Looker is now Google Cloud’s primary analytics platform. On Tuesday at Google Cloud Next 2022, the tech giant’s virtual user conference, Google Cloud revealed that it was unifying its cache of business intelligence tools under the name Looker and launched a new tool that now makes part of the …

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Northwestern’s Hindu YUVA builds community

Hindu YUVA at Northwestern, a new student group founded in Spring Quarter, aspires to bring together a community that celebrates Hinduism beyond traditional texts. Led by undergraduate and graduate students, the group aims to create a space that is both spiritual and social, fourth-year McCormick Ph.D. Akhil Singla, student and …

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Kenyan marathon runner Philemon Kacheran suspended for drug use

Marathon runner Philemon Kacheran was suspended for three years on Monday for testing positive for excess testosterone, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) announced, making him the 20th Kenyan athlete to be sanctioned this year. Kacheran, 30, who finished fifth in the Berlin Marathon in 2021, was initially suspended in July …

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Here’s how to apply for a payday loan with PaydayDaze today if you’re in California.

How Do PaydayDaze California Payday Loans Work? Many California residents take weekend payday loans from a direct lender to see through to payday. A loan can also be referred to as a cash advance or a $255 payday loan. The small loan from the direct lender is unsecured and is …

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ViiV Healthcare aims to reframe HIV prevention for black women

ViiV Healthcare is on a mission to reframe HIV prevention for black women amid the disproportionately high rate of people being diagnosed compared to other races, according to the CDC. ViiV Healthcare, which is an independent global HIV company, has made it its mission to tackle this issue by creating …

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Security forces are struggling to cope with the resurgence of jihadist violence in the Sahel

Since seizing power in a coup, Army Captain Ibrahim Traore has sought to reassure the people of Burkina Faso that he will bring peace to a country ravaged by a jihadist insurgency. The 34-year-old has portrayed himself as a reluctant leader forced by worsening insecurity to oust Paul-Henri Sandaogo Damiba, …

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John Eugene Eklund terrorized the black community in Washington in the 1940s

Mildred Washington18, had a bad feeling about the person following her and her boyfriend, Hylan McClaine17, as they crossed Rock Creek Park on the K Street Bridge in the early morning of October 15, 1940. She had reason to be afraid. The newspapers were full of stories about a gunman …

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Kenya misses billions in IMF food relief due to soaring prices

IMF loans concept. [Getty Images] Kenya will not be eligible for emergency loans announced this week by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to help vulnerable countries cope with food shortages and rising costs resulting from Russia’s war in Ukraine. The IMF said its new food shock window will be open …

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‘London patient’ Adam Castillejo to speak at Palm Springs symposium

The last 20 years of Adam Castillejo’s life were filled with health complications and a struggle for his life after being diagnosed with HIV and stage 4 lymphoma. But just a few years ago her life changed in another unexpected way: Castillejo, known to the world as the ‘London Patient’, …

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Community Bits, October 5, 2022 | Valley life

The Women’s Club meets, today The Quartz Hill Women’s Club meets at 10:30 a.m. the first Wednesday of each month at the Greenhouse Café, 1169 Commerce Center Drive, Lancaster. For more details or to RSVP, contact Becky Robinson at 661-839-5049. 4 Vets Coffee at Black Bear Diner The Antelope Valley …

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MashUp brings the business community together on November 22

Submitted by the Evanston Chamber of Commerce The Evanston Chamber of Commerce is thrilled to announce the return of MashUp, Evanston’s biggest and boldest gathering of the year, bringing together local business owners, community leaders and Evanston aficionados. to take part in a spectacular one-night celebration of all that makes …

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Wetangula gives guidance on majority issue as Azimio, Kenya Kwanza Standoff persists

Azimio and Kenya Kwanza will have to wait longer to determine which political faction holds the majority of MPs in the National Assembly. Speaking on the floor of the House on Tuesday, October 4, Speaker Moses Wetangula said he could not execute Standing Orders 19A(1)(4) and 20(A)(5) because he had …

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A thriving all-female dairy business in economically backward Bundelkhand

Women in the arid landscape of the Bundelkhand region are moving towards self-sufficiency through milk production managed by a well-structured women’s self-help group that has over 40,000 female members. These women are partners of Balinee Milk Producer Company Limited and have made great strides since the company was established in …

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Entergalactic’s Kenya Barris on Creating Something Unique With Kid Cudi

With director Fletcher Mussels‘ entergalactic now streaming on Netflix, I recently spoke with Kenya Barris about the production of the accompanying adult animated music television special Scott “Kid Cudi” At Mescudi’s new studio album of the same name. If you haven’t seen the trailer, entergalactic is a cool 21st century …

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