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NYC Settles World Trade Center Cases

first_imgNew York City has agreed to pay up to $657 million to settle more than 10,000 lawsuits filed by ground zero rescue and response workers who say they were sickened by World Trade Center dust. Watch John Huddy’s report.last_img

Learning how to treat shock

first_imgNABEELAH MOHEDEEN The Helping Hands Academy and Athlone Pharmacy hosted a workshop at the Athlone Library on Saturday. The aim of it was to teach people what shock is, the different types of shock, and how to effectively manage a casualty who is in shock. About 40 workshop participants were also taught about the causes of unconsciousness an how to help someone who is unconscious. Samantha Adams, an Emergency Medical Technician and First Aid Instructor, explained that shock is when the circulatory system does not distribute blood to vital cells in the brain, heart and lungs due to injury or sudden illness. This prevents the oxygen and nutrients from reaching individual cells, and shock develops. She also outlined the causes of unconsciousness which include a head injury, total depletion of oxygen, bleeding, infection, temperature change, seizure, cardiac arrest, stroke, diabetes, allergies, alcohol, medical, poison. “Once you have determined that someone is unconscious, it is important to then check for a pulse, check if the airway is clear and then check if they are breathing. Place them in the recovery position and call for an ambulance if you have not done so already,” said Ms Adams.Shameem Voegt, who was one of those who attended the workshop, learnt how to hold a patient with a potential head or spinal injury. This technique involves the patient’s head straight, to ensure that no further damage is sustained to the spinal cord, which can lead to further complications such as paralysis or even death. This technique can be used on the scene of mass trauma such as motor vehicle accidents, motorcycle accidents, falls from a height, or pedestrian vehicle accidents. The workshops are held every second week at the Athlone Library and attendance is free. Call Samantha Adams on 072 649 0802 for more details.last_img read more

Kent State Kicks Off 2017 Season with Blowout Loss to Clemson

first_img NEO College FB Staff Related TopicsClemson TigersKent State Golden Flashes By: Dan LukasThe Golden Flashes began their 2017 campaign with a very difficult game against the reigning champs, the Clemson Tigers. From the start the Tigers took complete control of the game and were able to run away with it for a 56-3 victory. This was obviously going to be a difficult game for the Golden Flashes, not just because of the matchup, but being without Head Coach Paul Haynes, who is currently on a medical leave.The Tigers scored on their first drive of the game, courtesy of a C.J. Fuller 26-yard run, and never looked back. The Tigers then scored on their next two drives, to open up a 21-point lead in the 1st Quarter. Kent State was then able to muster up its best drive of the day behind the strong running of quarterback Nick Holley and running back Myles Washington. Kent State was able to get the ball down to the Clemson 20-yard line, before having to settle for a field goal, their only points of the game. After the field goal the Kent State defense was able to slow down Clemson on their next two drives, first forcing a punt, then getting an interception in the red zone courtesy of senior safety Quan Robinson Jr. Unfortunately, the strong defense didn’t last long as Clemson was able to score again on their next drive and take a 28-3 lead into the half.The second half was not kind to the Golden Flashes as Clemson really began to assert its dominance on both sides of the ball. The Clemson defense forced punts on all six drives for the Golden Flashes in the second half and expanded their lead to 56-3, getting touchdowns from seven different Tiger players. Kent State was greatly overmatched in this game and the score and the stats reflect it. Kent State was only able to accumulate 120 yards of total offense and only 1 yard through the air. Kent State ran with ten different players but none of them were able to find any success. Quarterback Nick Holley led the way rushing with 53 yards on ten carries. Kent State will look to bounce back next Saturday in their home opener against the Howard University Bison. last_img read more

Indians Lose In Division Series Opener, 7-2

first_img Related Topics This series may not last long.We can say, Kluber from the regular season is not the Kluber in the postseason. The bullpen was not good but gave some hope before everything escalated in the seventh inning. Bats was a little quiet against Hoston pitching, especially against starter Justin Verlander. With all that, Indians lose the first game 7-2  of the American League Division Series.It looked like no one would score against the two former Cy Young pitchers until Houston change that thought.No answers against VerlanderJustin Verlander took control from the first pitch he threw to the last.Indians had no answers against starter Justin Verlander who was lights out. Verlander had a no-hitter through five innings until catcher Yan Gomes broked it up in the sixth.Next batter, the right-hander struck out Jason Kipnis in a nine-pitch at-bat but Francisco Lindor reached on a base on a base hit, and Michael Brantley walked to load the bases – that was the only threat that the Indians gave Verlander. That was it for Verlander who was replaced by Ryan Presley.Verlander, in his career, had 20-24 record against the Indians in regular season starts. But, pitching against the Indians for the first time in the postseason, he was credit a win.Final line: 5 1/3 innings, two hits, 0 runs and striking out seven.Corey Kluber gets poundedAs mentioned in today’s preview, the starting pitching would be valuable for the Indians in this series. Also when it rains, it pours. Houston attacked four runs against the Tribe ace and didn’t get out of the fifth inning as he pitched in a total of 4.2 innings giving up four runs on six hits.Houston was hitless until Alex Bregman changed that in a hurry, connecting on an inside cutter on a home run. Astros made it 2-0 on Josh Reddick’s RBI single to left field.Then Gives up back to back home runs by George Springer and Jose Altuve and that ended his day.In the last four postseason starts: 4.0 innings 6 hits 4 ER 2 HR2.2 innings 7 hits 6 ER 2 HR3.2 innings 3 hits 3 ER 2 HR4.2 innings 6 hits 4 ER 3 HRTOTAL 15.0 innings pitched 22 H 17 ER 9 HRWhat’s tomorrow?Tomorrow is a must-win game. Mentioned in the preview, order the Indians to have a shot in this series is split in Houston.Carlos Carrasco will be making his second postseason appearance. Last year against the New York Yankees, he pitched okay only giving up one run but Indians lost that game.Meanwhile, Garrett Cole will be making his fourth postseason start. Last time he started in a playoff game, 2015 wild-card game against the Cubs. Mike Couteelast_img read more

La Follette Library sets training days

first_imgThe La Follette Public Library has two days of mandatory training scheduled.As a result of the mandatory staff training, the La Follette Library will be closed Monday, October 22 and Friday, October 26.  Librarian Nancy Green apologizes if this causes you any inconvenience.  (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 10/22/2018-6AM)Share this:FacebookTwitterlast_img

A friend of Grisho’s revealed who has the smallest dick in…

first_imgBritish tennis player Andy Murray once again demonstrated the typical humor of the region during the 24-hour isolation on arrival in the United States to participate in the US Open (August 31 – September 13).The Scotsman decided to fill his time by answering questions from fans on the social network Instagram, but some of his colleagues were also among the questioners.Murray was asked by Liam Brody, Britain’s fourth rocket, if it was true that he had the smallest penis among his ATP counterparts. “I certainly have one of the smallest, but I’ve heard that Liam Brody’s is certainly the shortest,” said the Scotsman.Winbet – double the thrill of the game! (18+)Murray was asked if his artificial hip joint was causing him problems with airport inspections, and he said yes. When asked why he doesn’t brush his teeth before breakfast, the Briton said that it tastes better that way.Asked why he didn’t go back to the longer hair he had before. Murray said, “I want to, but he’s getting thinner.” Maybe I need a transplant.The Scot has identified Roger Federer as the tennis player he would like to coach and Rafael Nadal, Gael Monfils and Nick Kirios as his favorite to watch.last_img read more

Betclic Everest reduces majority stake in bet-at-home by 10%

first_img Submit Issuing a short corporate statement Betclic Everest Group has confirmed that it will reduce its majority shareholding in Frankfurt-listed European betting operator bet-at-home AG by approximately 10%.The Malta based online betting operator which owns circa 67% of bet-at-home equity, will look to place 350,000 of its share capital for sale.Updating stakeholders’ and the market, Betclic governance issued the following statement“With this measure, Betclic Everest Group supports the strategy of the management board of bet-at-home.com which aims to increase the presence of the company in the capital market, its free float and the liquidity of the shares. There are no existing plans to sell further shares of bet-at-home.com.”Despite the planned sale of 10% of its shares, Betclic detailed that it was committed to maintaining its position as main shareholder for bet-at-home operations.Following a corporate restructure focusing on operational and marketing cost initiatives, European online betting operator bet-at-home has posted two consecutive years of revenue growth and positive EBITDA earnings.In its latest corporate update, the operator has targeted a 2016 performance of €136 million in revenues combinied with EBITDA forecast of €30 million. MoneyMatrix boosts wire transfer options by integrating Klarna’s Sofort August 24, 2020 Share Related Articles Share Mateusz Juroszek – Non-stop STS will expand amid industry disruptions August 12, 2020 Martin Lycka – Regulatory high temperatures cancel industry’s ‘silly season’ August 11, 2020 StumbleUponlast_img read more