Family Law Section makes $75,000 donation to the Foundation

first_img THE FAMILY LAW Section presented The Florida Bar Foundation with a $75,000 gift to support Children’s Legal Services grants to Florida’s local legal aid organizations. The gift is in response to the impending loss of legal aid attorney positions due to the decline in IOTA funds. From the left are section leaders Diane Kirigin, Carin Porras, David Manz, and Foundation board member Michael Faehner. Family Law Section makes $75,000 donation to the Foundation July 1, 2012 Regular Newslast_img read more

New Mexico COVID-19 Cases At 1,245; 6 More Deaths

first_imgSTATE News:SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials have announced today 74 additional positive tests for COVID-19.Today’s update includes one new positive case in Los Alamos for a total of five local cases.Today’s update includes six additional deaths in the state related to COVID-19.Per the New Mexico Department of Health, the most recent cases are:18 new cases in Bernalillo County1 new case in Curry County1 new case in Doña Ana County1 new case in Eddy County1 new case in Grant County1 new case in Los Alamos County4 new cases in McKinley County1 new case in Otero County38 new cases in Sandoval County2 new cases in San Juan County1 new case in Santa Fe County1 new case in Socorro County1 new case in Torrance County3 new cases in Valencia CountySix additional deaths in New Mexico related to COVID-19:A female in her 90s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying medical conditions. A female in her 90s from Bernalillo County. The individual had underlying medical conditions.A male in his 90s from Bernalillo County. The individual had underlying medical conditions.A female in her 70s from Cibola County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying medical conditions. A male in his 50s from Doña Ana County. The individual was hospitalized.A female in her 90s  from San Juan County. The individual was hospitalized.The number of deaths in the state related to COVID-19 is now 26.The Department of Health has identified positive COVID-19 cases in residents and/or staff at the following congregate living facilities:Advanced Health Care of Albuquerque in AlbuquerqueAztec Health Care in AztecBeehive Homes in FarmingtonCentral Desert Behavioral Health in AlbuquerqueGood Samaritan Manzano del Sol in Albuquerque La Vida Llena in AlbuquerqueLegacy Santa Fe in Santa FeLifecare Farmington in FarmingtonUptown Genesis in AlbuquerqueThe case numbers reported previously, upon further investigation included two Sandoval County cases that were counted twice, and one case in Doña Ana County that was counted twice  – the errors have been corrected and are reflected in today’s total COVID-19 cases. Including the above newly reported cases, New Mexico has now had a total of 1,245 positive tests for COVID-19:Bernalillo County: 440Catron County: 1Chaves County: 19Cibola County: 25Colfax County: 1 Curry County: 10Doña Ana County: 49Eddy County: 7Grant County: 9Lea County: 2Lincoln County: 1Los Alamos County: 5Luna County: 2McKinley County: 144Otero County: 4Quay County: 1Rio Arriba County: 7Roosevelt County: 1Sandoval County: 235San Juan County: 151San Miguel County: 1Santa Fe County: 75Socorro County: 12Taos County: 15Torrance County: 10Valencia County: 18County totals remain subject to change upon further investigation and determination of residency of individuals positive for COVID-19.As of today, there are 80 individuals hospitalized in New Mexico for COVID-19. This number may include individuals who tested positive for COVID-19 out of state but are currently hospitalized in New Mexico. This number does not include New Mexicans who tested positive for COVID-19 and may have been transferred to a hospital out of state.As of today, there are 295 COVID-19 cases designated as having recovered by the New Mexico Department of Health.The Department of Health has detected community spread in Bernalillo, Doña Ana, McKinley, Otero, Sandoval, San Juan and Santa Fe counties and is investigating cases with no known exposure. The agency reports that given the infectious nature of the virus it is likely other residents are infected but yet to be tested or confirmed positive. To that end, all New Mexicans have been instructed to stay home except for outings absolutely necessary for health, safety and welfare. These additional restrictions have been enacted to aggressively minimize person-to-person contact and ensure spread is mitigated. All businesses except those deemed essential have been ordered to close. New Mexicans are strongly urged to limit travel to only what is necessary for health, safety and welfare.The New Mexico Department of Health has active investigations into the positive patients, which includes contact-tracing and swabs of symptomatic individuals who have had contact with the positive cases.Every New Mexican must work together to stem the spread of COVID-19. Stay home.New Mexicans who report symptoms of COVID-19 infection, such as fever, cough, or shortness of breath, should call their health care provider or the NMDOH COVID-19 hotline immediately (1-855-600-3453).Thanks to increased statewide testing capacity, the following people may now be considered for COVID-19 testing: Asymptomatic people who are close contacts or household members of New Mexico residents who have already tested positive for the coronavirus;Asymptomatic residents in nursing homes;Asymptomatic people in congregant settings such as homeless shelters, group homes, detention centers;Symptomatic people displaying the COVID-19 symptoms of cough, fever or shortness of breath. New Mexicans who have non-health-related questions or concerns can also call 833-551-0518 or visit, which is being updated regularly as a one-stop source for information for families, workers and others affected by and seeking more information about COVID-19.The state Department of Health will update its dedicated COVID-19 webpage with additional tests as the state lab provides results.last_img read more

New dad Rohit to miss India’s final test in Sydney

first_imgMUMBAI,  (Reuters) – India batsman Rohit Sharma left Australia on Sunday after his wife had a baby girl and will miss the fourth and final test starting on Thursday in Sydney, the country’s cricket board said. “The BCCI congratulates Rohit on the beginning of a new chapter in his life,” the board said in a statement yesterday.“Rohit will miss the fourth and the final test against Australia at Sydney. There will be no replacement player in the test squad.”The 31-year-old will return to Australia to join India’s one-day international squad on Jan. 8 ahead of their three-match series, the BCCI added. Rohit missed the second test against Australia in Perth with an injury but returned to the side for the third in Melbourne, which India won by 137 runs to take a 2-1 lead in the four-match series.He scored an unbeaten 63 in India’s first innings of 443-7 declared.last_img read more

DeYoung continues Great Lakes Nationals domination

first_imgCRYSTAL, Mich. (Sept. 14) – Front running drivers usually don’t like to see caution flags come out late in the race, especially when there’s big money on the line. That wasn’t the case Saturday at Crystal Motor Speedway, where Myron DeYoung drove to his third straight and fourth career Great Lakes Nationals title. The $3,000 IMCA Xtreme Motor Sports Modified victory put him on the ballot for next year’s Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational.DeYoung started third in the 50 lapper and caught Brady Hollenbeck for the lead on the 12th circuit.He was still in front and looking for a way through the back of the pack when that fortuitous yellow flew with 10 to go.“When that caution came out it was a big sigh of relief for me,” DeYoung said. “The cars ahead were running two and three-wide and I was looking for a way through.” Sticking to his preferred higher line, DeYoung sped to the checkers ahead of A.J. Ward, Robert Hutson, Toby Steele and Paul Grosnickle. “I like races like this with more laps than our weekly shows,” DeYoung said following his ninth win of the season and IMCA career 92nd checkers. “It’s nice to have a lot of laps to get to the front if you need them.” Feature results – 1. Myron DeYoung; 2. A.J. Ward; 3. Robert Hutson; 4. Toby Steele; 5. Paul Grosnickle; 6. Joe Fowler; 7. Chad Wernette; 8. Rusty Zeigler; 9. Josh Borton; 10. Kenny Playter; 11. Ken Zeigler; 12. Garrett Wiles; 13. John DeYoung Jr.; 14. Jerry Hunt; 15. Clifford Denman; 16. Brady Hollenbeck; 17. Chad Maurer; 18. Greg Wiles; 19. Matt Szecsodi; 20. Tim Lytle; 21. Brennen Hunt; 22. Brody Bowser; 23. Jimmy Hale Jr.; 24. Taylor Wiles.Heat winners were Ken Zeigler, Garrett Wiles, Hutson and John DeYoung Jr. “B” feature winners were Taylor Wiles and Maurer.last_img read more

Peter lands the medal

first_imgA hot and humid was endured by all, but it did not deter Peter ‘The right honorable’ LeNoury from winning the monthly medal for May with a net 70.  Peter received a lead crystal engraved whiskey goblet, a bottle of Jameson’s Irish whiskey, an invitation to the yearend gold medal and of course his name will be etched on to the Lewiinskis wall of shame.Stuart Evans followed Peter up the podium steps with a net 72.Friday, May 19, Siam Old Course – Stroke1st Gabriel Enright (20) net 742nd Marcus Earp (22) net 743rd Walter Baechli (15) net 75Today we played the Siam Old Course, and as one would expect the course was in great condition.  As a bonus to the players it did not rain, although it threatened a few times.The man of the match honours went to the recently returned Gabriel the ‘thunder from Down under’ Enright with a net 74, but first he needed to win a count back over Marcus Earp.  One of the nicest and most effervescent personalities, Walter Baechli, closed the flight with a net 75.Starting in June, Lewiinskis will play the sports days at Siam: Mondays we will play Siam Planation, Wednesday at Waterside and Fridays we will play the Old Course.  Everyone welcome! Lewiinskis Golf SocietySunday, May 14, Green Valley – Medal1st Peter LeNoury (15) net 702nd Stuart Evans (23) net 72Peter LeNoury.We were told there was an 85 per cent chance of rain today and there were many dark clouds with lightning and thunder attached as we approached Rayong Green Valley.  But it never materialized into rain, and we got off the tee box on time.last_img read more

Inside Conditions…Fish in a barrel

first_imgNew England Patriots wide receiver Chris Hogan (15) makes a touchdown reception against Pittsburgh Steelers safety Mike Mitchell (23) during the first half of the AFC championship NFL football game, Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)Last Sunday evening/night, the New England Patriots operated a foundry of their own and “melted down” the Pittsburgh Steelers by the score of 36-17, winning the NFL, AFC Conference Championship, thereby advancing to Super Bowl LI to face the Atlanta Falcons who earlier in the day sent Aaron, “run the table” Rodgers and the rest of his crew from “cheese-head land” ‘packing’.The offense of the Steelers produced an anemic 54 yards rushing on 20 carries resulting in a 2.7 yard per rush average.  The longest run of the game for Pittsburgh was a whopping fifteen yarder.However, that is not the worst of it.  Two trips inside the five yard line and could not score a TD.  At one point Steelers tight end Jesse James caught a pass that was initially ruled a touchdown but that call was reviewed and overturned.  The Steelers offense went backwards after that.The Steelers defense had very little fight or bite, as a matter of fact the big nasty “D” seemed to be as toothless as a 94 year old who has misplaced his or her dentures. Pittsburgh’s defense looked as if they were fish in a barrel.  Patriots quarterback Tom Brady found more holes in the Steelers secondary than an old wool jacket after it has served as a “buffet” for moths. On both sides of the ball, the Steelers did not answer the call.With running back LeVeon Bell sitting out most of the game with a left groin injury, and wide receiver Antonio Brown being a non-factor, almost appearing to sit out the game allegedly with “injured stats” and as far as Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger goes…I won’t even go there.  Now let’s get to the low down nitty gritty.Before, way before the 6:45p.m kick off in Foxborough, in the wee hours of Sunday morning a purebred Patriot zealot a thoroughbred, U.S.D.A., knucklehead pulled the fire alarm at the hotel that was housing the Steelers.  According to news:  “Dennis Harrison of East Boston has been charged with disorderly conduct, disturbing the peace and pulling a false fire alarm.  Police said that Harrison pulled an alarm at the hotel and fled the scene but he was found by the state police, walking on hotel property.” Where in the hell was security? That was flat out bullcrap.  Remember “spygate and “deflategate?” Now we have “alarmgate.”  And Putin “ringate.”Aubrey BruceDo not confuse me with Donald Trump lover, Jason “Uncle Tom” Whitlock because unlike “Uncle Jason. I do not put anything past Patriots owner Robert Kraft or any member of his “den of cheaters.” Mr. Kraft and his chief henchman, Tom Brady loved and leaned heavily toward the now President of these United States, Donald Trump. Kraft may need Trump’s help retrieving some personal property according to an article posted by Jon Lockett on”Donald Trump will reportedly be on a secret mission when he finally meets Vladimir Putin  –  to solve the case of the ‘missing’ Superbowl ring.Trump’s close pal and fellow billionaire Robert Kraft is said to be thinking of calling on the new President to help him get back the £16,000 ring Putin infamously ‘borrowed’ from him 12 years ago..As many American Football fans know, New England Patriots owner Kraft infamously “lost” his ring on a trip to Russia when he let Putin “borrow” it.  After it was revealed Trump is finally lined up to meet Putin, reports in the US claimed the new President might try and reunite Kraft with his treasured ring.  In 2005, Kraft was on a business trip to Russia when he showed his ring to Putin. The Premier apparently tried it on and then took it without giving it back. Kraft said in 2013: “I took out the ring and showed it to [Putin], and he put it on and he goes, ‘I can kill someone with this ring.’ “I put my hand out and he put it in his pocket, and three KGB guys got around him and walked out.”After Kraft told his version of events, Putin denied stealing the ring or having any memory of meeting Kraft, but he said he would have a replacement made for him.”  Hold it, stop the presses.  If the Kremlin will hack into the Democratic Party’s database to help Donald Trump “fix” an election, hacking into a database of a rival of one of Trumps supporters is “small potatoes.”Okay the Steelers played horrible defense but it seems convenient that Tom Brady seemed to know every “nook and cranny” of the Steelers defensive game plan. No quarterback is that great.  Don’t forget, the Rooney family supported both Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton.  The Patriots beat up on the Pittsburgh Steelers.  Will Vladmir Putin return Robert Kraft’s treasured Super Bowl ring? Will Putin view the Patriots advance to Super Bowl LI as “payment in full to Robert Kraft and the Patriots organization?”  Watch out Atlanta Falcons, are your computers and phones next? Don’t laugh boys’ and girls’ you migh just never know. (Sources for this article were and Bruce can be reached at: [email protected] or 412.583.6741 Follow him on [email protected]last_img read more


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Garvey’s Tralee Warriors go top of the Men’s Super League as Swords fall to…

first_imgThe Kerry team now boasts six wins from seven games, having won six in-a-row following an opening round stumble against UCC Demons down at the Mardyke. Garvey’s Tralee Warriors went top of the Basketball Ireland Men’s Super League table on bank holiday Monday, with an 80-71 point win over Éanna at the Complex in Tralee. Griffith College Swords Thunder meanwhile fell at the hands of DCU Saints for the second week in-a-row, losing out 65-69 at the ALSAA.Dee Proby ignited the Saints’ offence as they went down by five against Swords in the fourth, and coupled with strong inside play from Provizors, brought the game back level with just minutes on the clock, and Proby kept a cool head at the free throw line in the dying stages to secure the win.Speaking afterwards, a thrilled head coach, Joey Boylan, was delighted with the result (listen to his full interview here).Elsewhere, Moycullen overcame KUBS in Galway, with a Brandon McGuire inspired home team running out 93-81 point winners in the end, while Lorcan Murphy top-scored with 28 points in Black Amber Templeogue’s defeat of Maree (104-52) at Oblate Hall.You can see a full round up of all the weekend’s games here.View the Men’s Super League table here.Basketball Ireland – Men’s Super League Bank Holiday Monday results (October 30th, 2017)Moycullen 93-81 KUBSTop scorers Moycullen: Brandon McGuire 31, James Loughnane 16, Cian Nihill 15Top scorers KUBS: Brian Andrews 27, Eoin Chubb 16, Shane McCann 8Half time score: Moycullen 45-40 KUBSGriffith College Swords Thunder 65-69 DCU SaintsTop scorers Griffith College Swords Thunder: Isaac Westbrooks 15, Sam Mike 12, Charlie Coombes 12Top scorers DCU Saints: Dee Proby 32, Martins Provizors 14, Emmet Donnelly 7Half time score: Griffith College Swords Thunder 34-39 DCU SaintsBlack Amber Templeogue 104-52 MareeTop scorers Black Amber Templeogue: Lorcan Murphy 28, Neil Randolph 17, Jason Killeen 14Top scorers Maree: Jamal Tolliver 18, Cathal Finn 15, John Burke 7Half time score: Black Amber Templeogue 54-18 MareeGarvey’s Tralee Warriors 80-71 ÉannaTop scorers Garvey’s Tralee Warriors: Trae Pemberton 28, Dusan Bogdanovic 12, Darragh O Hanlon 11Top scorers Éanna: Aidan Dunne 27, Garny Garcia Nivar 26, Tamron Manning 12Half time score: Garvey’s Tralee Warriors 35-30 Éannaprint WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Emaillast_img read more

Connacht win away in Italy

first_imgBenetton Rugby 19 Connacht 22 A second-half revival from Connacht  saw us halt Benetton in their tracks and bring their five-game winning run to a close. With three tries apiece there was never much between the two sides but a yellow card for Tomasso Iannone with ten minutes to play proved the catalyst for Connacht’s win. Tito Tebaldi had given Benetton the lead late in the first half but Finlay Bealham hit back minutes after the break. Monty Ioane extended Benetton’s lead but Jarrad Butler responded almost immediately for Connacht, with Jack Carty then kicking the penalty after Iannone’s yellow and Eoin Griffin’s score meaning Marco Fuser’s effort with the clock in the red was only good enough for a bonus point. After early Connacht pressure the home side worked their way back into the game and, but for a fine tackle from Matt Healy in the 20th minute, Luca Sperandio would have gone in at the right corner for the opening score of the game. The remainder was a half characterised by turnovers and stoppages for injuries, punctuated by a blitzing run from Ioane into the Connacht half. And after several phases of play a Benetton lineout from the left set up a maul from which scrum-half Tebaldi darted over from five yards – suffering a knock to the leg in the process.Tebaldi limped off after Marty Banks kicked the conversion the half ended with the home side seven to the good. The second half began with Connacht pressure and a kick to the corner set up a lineout drive that saw Bealham bundle over for the score – Carty missing the conversion and the chance to level the scores with 35 minutes to play. With the half looking to be heading the same way as the first, Banks put in a cross-field kick from his own half, which Ioane collected to run 60 yards down the left touchline for a fine score – Banks missing the tough conversion on the hour mark. That score sparked Connacht into life and a smart offload from Cian Kelleher to Butler, for the flanker to drive home from just inside the Benetton 22 – Carty adding the extras to draw level and set up a tense final 15 minutes. And with ten minutes to play the decisive moment came with Iannone adjudged to have performed a tip tackle on Tom Farrell, seeing him spend the rest of the match in the bin. Carty knocked over a penalty and with six minutes to play a Healy break saw him offload to Caolin Blade, before the ball fell to Griffin for the centre to score the winning try – Carty making sure of the points with the conversion. Connacht face a trip to South Africa to take on the Cheetahs next Saturday night.print WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Emaillast_img read more

Connacht Rugby to Deliver Rugby Skills Session at NUI Galway Open Day

first_imgConnacht Rugby, along with players from NUI  Galway women and men’s rugby teams will deliver an informal rugby skills session at NUI Galway’s Open Day on Saturday, 24th March. The session will take place at 12.30pm outside the Bailey Allen Hall, the main exhibition hall for Open Day. NUI Galway Sports will also be running a Sports Talk at 11am for those interested in all sports, and there will be an opportunity to meet current athletes who are representing the University at inter-varsities, at national, European and International competitions. There will be information on Sports Scholarships, and coaches will be present to give first-hand information on facilities and coaching services. Mike Heskin, Director of Sport at NUI Galway stresses that Sport is for everyone at NUI Galway. NUI Galway sports teams and athletes are competing and winning on the national and international stage, and through a range of scholarships and supports our athletes are fully supported while at University, enabling them to compete and study to the best of their ability. As well as supporting accomplished athletes in their chosen sports, we also have many athletes taking up a new sport for the first time while at University and, with the support of our coaching teams, are very quickly competing on a provincial, national and international stage. Sport is truly for everyone at NUI Galway. We recognise the relationship between academic performance and health and well-being and our mission is to encourage all students to participate in physical activity.NUI Galway lecturers and current students will be on hand to talk to students and parents at the main exhibition area in the Bailey Allen Hall, with over 80 subject-specific stands. At NUI Galway’s recent Spring Open Day were Raíchéal Walsh and Ella Gavin from Salerno Secondary School, Galway with Darragh Leader of Connacht Rugby. Sports at NUI Galway, including a guest appearance by Connacht Rugby playersCareer talks – What are my employment prospectus after university?Volunteering and the value of NUI Galway’s extra-curricular programmesSUSI- Applying for a student grantAccess routes into Education, including HEAR/DARE and FETACTo find out more visit, phone +353 91 494398 or email [email protected] At NUI Galway’s recent Spring Open Day were Raíchéal Walsh and Ella Gavin from Salerno Secondary School, Galway with Darragh Leader of Connacht Rugby.print WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Email The Parents Programme will provide parents and students with information on important issues such as fees and funding, careers, accommodation andsupport services for students.Open Day tours will include the state-of the-art sports complex and gym, the newly built Human Biology Building and the Alice Perry EngineeringBuilding. Tours of student accommodation will also be available to visitors on the day, with the tour shuttle bus departing regularly from outside the Orbsen Building.  Guided walking tours of the main campus will also take place throughout the day.Open Day is the perfect opportunity to explore all NUI Galway has to offer. A programme of talks, workshops and masterclasses will runthroughout the day. Talk highlights include:last_img read more