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Please enter your comment! You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here Tenita Reid Gov. DeSantis says new moment-of-silence law in public schools protects religious freedom FROM THE CITY OF APOPKAThe Apopka City Council will consider Mark Reggentin as the city’s new community development director at a public meeting planned for 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at City Hall, 120 E. Main St.Reggentin started as a city planner in Lake Mary in 1989. He has served for 22 years as planning director in Mount Dora, overseeing projects very similar to Apopka.Mark ReggintinHis lengthy service in Mount Dora included an overhaul of the city’s comprehensive development plan and land development code. Apopka will undergo some of these needed improvements in the near future.Reggentin managed Envision Mount Dora – a long-range community planning project identical to Visioning Apopka that currently is creating a community consensus for future public improvements here. He oversaw Mount Dora’s two community redevelopment agencies – Apopka is focusing on its own community redevelopment area to encourage development of blighted properties downtown.Mount Dora has worked for many years to develop its quaint downtown as a popular destination for small businesses and visitors. Apopka residents have emphasized the need for this city to create a city center as a scenic, walkable destination to shop, host events and encourage economic development.Mount Dora worked with the Florida Department of Transportation and the Central Florida Expressway Authority for development of the Lake County portion of the Wekiva Parkway – a leg of the major highway project that will directly link Mount Dora to Apopka. Mount Dora also leveraged state and federal grants to offset costs of local community improvements similar to Apopka’s current efforts to expand public utility services.Reggentin also oversaw Mount Dora’s historic preservation of local buildings – another priority among residents in Apopka who want to preserve this area’s small-town feel amid a growing population of 45,000 residents spread across 33 square miles northwest of Orlando.The City of Apopka has selected a government planner with decades of local experience to help plan the future of Orange County’s second largest municipality.The appointment of the city’s new community development director comes at a critical time when Apopka is establishing a public vision for improvements over the next ten years. New businesses are moving into the area, expanding industrial, high-tech and medical jobs. The $1.6 billion Wekiva Parkway will further establish Apopka as a major transportation hub and a magnet for economic development.Each of these emphasize the need for strong community planning. Mark Reggentin knows all about that with 27 years of experience as a government planner in Central Florida. UF/IFAS in Apopka will temporarily house District staff; saves almost $400,000 March 2, 2016 at 12:38 pm Please enter your name here Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Reply LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Tenita Reid Mallory walters March 1, 2016 at 5:06 pm Florida gas prices jump 12 cents; most expensive since 2014 Apopka City Hall 4 COMMENTS Reply March 2, 2016 at 4:36 pm TAGScity councilCity of Apopkacommunity development directorMark Reggentin Previous articleHershey Introduces Carrot Cake Kisses for EasterNext articleCandidate Forum will feature immigration and farmworker issues Denise Connell RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR March 1, 2016 at 4:07 pm I remember something in the news about this man, and how someone was sending anonymous letters to him in Mt. Dora, and to his home, and was threatening him ,and his family. Did they ever catch and arrest the culprit, that was trying to scare him away from applying for, and getting the city manager job that he wanted? That was bad, that someone would go to that extreme, to do that, to the man. It must have been someone on the inside that wanted the job themselves, or someone that wanted another person to get the job. Reply Does he REPLACE David Moon or are we adding more to the payroll? More frequent travel miles too. They are going to travel to see other cities, just got back from council meeting. Reply Phil Zakszewski According to the visioing study this will be a new position. So more money wii be spent. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.
Support conservation and fish with NEW Florida specialty license plate You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here From CNN Money Amazon’s annual day of deals kicks off at 9 pm tonightIt’s the third installment of Prime Day, and the event has already proven to net massive sales.This year the company has promised it will be bigger than ever, with discounts on hundreds of thousands of items for Prime members all over the globe.Amazon has given a few hints about what’s to come. If past years are any indicator, the deals will encompass a wide, if not comical, variety of items.Here’s what you need to know.30 hours to shopPrime Day will actually run a bit longer than 24 hours.It kicks off at 9 p.m. ET tonight and runs until 3 a.m. ET on July 12. Amazon says new deals will be offered every five minutes.Greg Greeley, vice president of Amazon Prime, says the goal is to offer deals to “a record number of shoppers.”Amazon says customers who do not already have Prime memberships can sign up on or before July 11 to take advantage of this year’s deals. Prime costs about $100 per year.Track deals ahead of timeAmazon advises shoppers to use the Amazon app, where deals will be posted 24 hours ahead of time. You can even set an alert for when the offer begins.Get exclusive and early deals with AlexaCustomers shopping with a gadget equipped with Amazon’s Alexa virtual assistant will get access to Prime Day deals two hours before anyone else.Voice shoppers also have access to “more than 100” exclusive pre-Prime Day offers. Those deals began July 5, Amazon says.Some deals that are already available include $50 off on a Bose Soundlink Bluetooth speaker, and $20 off a Philips light strip that works with Alexa.One more perk of voice shopping: If you don’t yet have a Prime Day membership, you can now sign up through Alexa and receive a $20 discount, putting the one-year membership price at $79.Televisions on saleWe don’t yet know much about what the Prime Day offers will be. But the company did say there will be some “amazing” deals on a “variety” of television brands — including the Amazon Fire TV edition of the ultra high-definition Element 4K TV.“Amazon is planning one of its largest total volume TV deals in history with a record level of inventory but once again, the TV deals will likely sell out,” the company said in a press release.Items selling out lightning-fast plagued Prime Day’s inaugural event back in 2015. Last year, Amazon beefed up inventory. But Prime Day 2016 was beleaguered by some technical difficulties when some customers found it difficult to add certain deals to their shopping carts.Prime Now salesThere will also be deals on Amazon’s Prime Now platform, which offers same-day delivery in some cities. Prime Now shoppers get same-day delivery and a different selection of items, including perishable foods.Some of the Prime Now bargains kicked off on Friday, and Amazon says it’s currently offering 25% off of Haagen-Dazs and Halo Top ice creams, 30% off some beauty products and 30% off wine and beer in a limited number of cities.Amazon is also offering $10 off the first and second order for any first-time Prime Now customers with the code “10PRIMEDAY.”More customers abroad will have accessIn addition to the U.S., shoppers in 12 other countries — including the U.K., Mexico and China — can participate this year.The deals will differ in each country, but Amazon says there will be a new Amazon Global Store in which Prime members in China and Mexico will be able to shop select deals in other countries.For a complete guide on how to get the most out of Amazon Prime Day, go here. Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter The Anatomy of Fear Please enter your comment! For a complete guide on how to get the most out of Amazon Prime Day, go here. TAGSAmazon Prime Day Previous articleGet the most out of Prime DayNext articleHeavy rains elevate concerns for mosquito-borne illnesses Denise Connell RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Please enter your name here Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Free webinar for job seekers on best interview answers, hosted by Goodwill June 11
440 total views, 2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis154 AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis154 Save the Children create contactless Christmas jumpers Last minute Christmas jumpersIf you haven’t yet bought your Christmas jumper to wear on Friday, Save the Children’s premium chain of Mary’s Living & Giving charity shops has teamed up with Visa and Transport for London to launch two contactless Christmas jumper pop-up shops at Kings Cross and Canary Wharf tube stations.The shops will be open from 7:30am until 1pm on Friday 14 December, selling vintage Christmas jumpers at £10 a jumper, Christmas tree decorations, Christmas cards and gift wrap.Celebrities including Josh Denzel and Aston Merrygold will be taking part at the pop-up shop in Kings Cross on the day, wearing the contactless Christmas jumpers to enable donations from the general public. Visa and Save the Children have created the first contactless Christmas jumpers. You can see 30 of them in action to support the charity’s Christmas Jumper Day this week.This year Christmas Jumper Day takes place on Friday 14 December. Save the Children is expecting over five million people across the UK to take part by wearing silly Christmas jumpers and donating to the charity.Visa’s innovation team have developed the contactless Christmas jumper, and they will be used to encourage donations at a variety of festive activities.Visa of course knows that cash usage is falling, with over 60% of face-to-face Visa transactions being conducted via contactless terminals.Sundeep Kaur, Head of UK & Ireland Merchant Services at Visa, explained: “As more of us choose to benefit from the convenience, speed and security of contactless payments, we’re always looking for innovative ways to enable people to make contactless payments in places they might not expect.” Tap and give on a Christmas jumperThe contactless Christmas jumpers will be in action at 16 London tube stations on Friday. The fundraisers wearing them will invite commuters to them their sleeve to donate £2 to Save the Children’s Christmas Jumper Day.The charity stats that each donation of this amount “could help pay for a blanket and hat to keep a newborn baby warm. Or buy antibiotics to treat children suffering from pneumonia, one of the biggest killers of children”. Howard Lake | 12 December 2018 | News Contactless giving opportunities can be achieved through and endless variety of physical items, from PDSA’s dogs, hospital friends’ wheelchairs, museum exhibits, to a car, benches, badges and even a panto reindeer costume, as the former Director of Fundraising at Oxfam demonstrated. About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. Advertisement Sarah Button-Stephens, Campaign Manager for Save the Children’s Christmas Jumper Day, said: “We are always looking for new and unique ways to reach the British public and raise vital funds for our life-saving work. We’re so excited to team up with Visa and develop the world’s first Christmas jumper with contactless donation technology, it’s the perfect way to raise money for Christmas Jumper Day and help make the world better with a sweater.”You can’t buy a contactless jumper for yourself, in case you were wondering. Tagged with: christmas contactless payment Save the Children 439 total views, 1 views today
News April 27, 2018 RSF urges Indian authorities to protect woman journalist Follow the news on India IndiaAsia – Pacific Condemning abusesProtecting journalists WomenPredatorsViolenceInternet RSF demands release of detained Indian journalist Siddique Kappan, hospitalised with Covid-19 Help by sharing this information to go further April 27, 2021 Find out more IndiaAsia – Pacific Condemning abusesProtecting journalists WomenPredatorsViolenceInternet India: RSF denounces “systemic repression” of Manipur’s media March 3, 2021 Find out more RSF_en News Rana Ayyub has been exposed to a living hell ever since 20 April, when a tweet purporting to have been posted by a TV channel falsely quoted her as having defended the perpetrators of the gang-rape of a child and as having accused the Hindu nationalist government of using the case to persecute Muslims.A torrent of sexist insults ensued. Porn videos have been posted online with her head digitally imposed over the heads of the actresses. There have even been calls for her to be gang-raped and murdered.“I couldn’t sleep for three nights, I couldn’t talk,” she told RSF. “The trolls posted my phone number, the address of my house online. If this is the depth of their hatred, what will stop them from coming into my house as a mob and kill me?”Ayyub has filed a complaint with the police in New Delhi, which she was visiting when she began receiving the threatening messages. A Facebook post left little doubt about the source of the campaign. Referring to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, it said: “Look, Rana Ayyub, what they’ve spread about you. Don’t ever dare to speak about Hindus and Modi again.”“The authorities must take proper measures at once to guarantee Rana Ayyub’s physical safety,” said Daniel Bastard, the head of RSF’s Asia-Pacific desk. “This hate campaign alarmingly recalls the one that preceded fellow journalist Gauri Lankesh’s murder last September, probably by members of the Hindu nationalist right. The government and ruling party, which are known to use troll armies, are responsible for her security. The New Delhi police must do everything possible to end this harassment.” Ayyub, who was nominated last October for the RSF Press Freedom Prize, is famous for a book she wrote describing how Modi exploited the anti-Muslim riots in the state of Gujarat in 2002, which marked the start of his rise to the position of prime minister.Ever since Modi’s party won the 2014 general elections, Indian journalists have often reported being harassed when they criticize him or his government, and this harassment has resulted in a significant increase in self-censorship.India has fallen two places in the latest World Press Freedom Index that RSF has just published, and is now ranked 138th out of 180 countries. June 10, 2021 Find out more Rana Ayyub was in New Delhi this week to receive the “youth icon of the year” award (photo: Chandan Khanna / AFP). Organisation Receive email alerts Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns an unprecedented week-old hate campaign on social networks against Indian freelance journalist Rana Ayyub and calls on the government and the New Delhi police to do whatever is necessary to protect her. News News In rural India, journalists face choice between covering pandemic and survival
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Tom Pennington/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Former First Lady Barbara Bush, who has been battling congestive heart failure, has decided not to seek additional medical treatment and go home from a hospital to be “surrounded by a family she adores,” according to a statement released Sunday by the office of former President George H.W. Bush.Mrs. Bush, 92, has been hospitalized several times in Houston, Texas, over the past year to be treated for chronic pulmonary disease and congestive heart failure, her family has said.“Following a recent series of hospitalizations, and after consulting her family and doctors, Mrs. Bush, now age 92, has decided not to seek additional medical treatment, and instead will focus on comfort care,” read a statement released by her husband’s office.“It will not surprise those who know her that Barbara Bush has been a rock in the face of her failing health, worrying not for herself — thanks to her abiding faith, but for others,” the statement reads. “She is surrounded by a family she adores and appreciates the many kind messages and especially the prayers she is receiving.”In January, Mrs. Bush and her husband were hospitalized at the same time. She was being treated by bronchitis and the nation’s 41st president was being treated for pneumonia.Barbara Bush served as the country’s first lady from 1989 to 1993. She is the mother of George W. Bush, the 43rd president of the United States.Copyright © 2018, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.
Share via Shortlink Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedinShare via Email Share via Shortlink Full Name* The Mortgage Bankers Association reported an increase in applications for home loans during the second week of December 2020. (iStock)A new home is clearly on some holiday gift lists.Demand from homebuyers rose last week, sending an index tracking applications to purchase homes up 2 percent, seasonally adjusted, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association’s weekly survey.The metric had fallen the previous week.Read moreOver the slump? Home-purchase mortgages jumpMortgage requests surge ahead of ThanksgivingMortgage applications skyrocket in holiday week Email Address* Message* “The ongoing strength in the housing market has carried into December,” said Joel Kan, MBA’s head of forecasting, in a statement. He pointed to record falling rates for the average 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage, noting that “homeowners once again acted on the decline in rates.”ADVERTISEMENTKan attributed that to the rise of Covid-19 infections and uncertainty over further government stimulus.Last week, the average rates for 30-year conforming loans fell to 2.85 percent, down from 2.90 percent. That’s a new low in the history of MBA’s weekly survey, which has been running since 1990. Jumbo rates also dropped, to 3.12 percent from 3.20 percent.MBA’s index tracking the volume of refinance applications increased 1 percent last week. The index was up 105 percent year-over-year.Refinance applications made up nearly 73 percent of the homes loans surveyed last week.Despite both indexes reporting growth, the number of all home loans was largely flat last week compared to the previous one. Also, the average size of a purchase loan dropped last week from the week before. MBA’s survey covers 75 percent of the residential mortgage market.Contact Erin Hudson TagsHousing MarketMortgagesResidential Real Estate
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