Turner’s 3-run homer in 9th gives Dodgers 4-1 win over Cubs

first_imgCarpio 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 “One of my earliest baseball memories, I was 4 years old at my grandma’s house watching that game in ’88 and seeing Gibby hit that homer,” a smiling Turner said. “So yeah, it feels pretty cool. I thought about doing the fist pump around the bases, but we’ll wait until we get to the World Series for that, hopefully.”Turner drove in every run for Los Angeles, going the other way for a tying single in the fifth before sending a long shot to center field off John Lackey in the ninth. A fan wearing a blue Dodgers jersey reached over a railing to catch the ball on the fly.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’SPORTSFederer blasts lack of communication on Australian Open smogTurner’s second homer of the postseason ended another dramatic night for the Dodgers, who remained unbeaten in these playoffs and moved within two wins of their first World Series appearance since 1988.“It’s very cool, and J.T., we were talking about it in there after the game,” manager Dave Roberts said. “Twenty-nine years to the day. It was special. Our guys feel it.” Game 3 in the best-of-seven series is Tuesday night at Wrigley Field in Chicago. Midseason acquisition Yu Darvish starts for the Dodgers against Kyle Hendricks.Yasiel Puig drew his third walk of the game leading off the ninth, and Charlie Culberson bunted him to second. After losing pitcher Brian Duensing struck out pinch-hitter Kyle Farmer, Chicago manager Joe Maddon went to the bullpen for the 38-year-old Lackey, who pitched on consecutive days for the first time in his 15-year career.Lackey got the call over All-Star closer Wade Davis, and the veteran starter walked Chris Taylor on six tense pitches.Turner stepped up and ended it with his fourth career playoff homer. He’s been at his best in October, batting .377 with 22 RBIs in the postseason.“We’ve been doing it all year long,” Turner said. “We’re never out of a game. As long as we have outs left, we’re going to keep fighting.”Completing the poetry of the moment, a fan in a Chase Utley jersey in the center-field bleachers caught the ball in his glove.ADVERTISEMENT View comments MOST READ Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ Javier Baez, the other co-MVP of last season’s NLCS for Chicago, got to third base in the third with one out, but also was stranded.UP NEXTCubs: Hendricks dominated Chicago’s playoff opener with seven scoreless innings against the Nationals, but yielded four runs in four innings during the team’s wild Game 5 victory in Washington. He is starting on normal rest.Dodgers: Darvish was outstanding in Game 3 against the Diamondbacks, earning his first career postseason victory with seven strikeouts over five innings of two-hit ball. He was acquired from Texas precisely for these moments, and he starts on seven days of rest.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Margot Robbie talks about filming ‘Bombshell’s’ disturbing sexual harassment scene Coco’s house rules on ‘Probinsyano’ set Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’center_img LATEST STORIES It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson Los Angeles Dodgers’ Justin Turner celebrates after a three-run walk off home run against the Chicago Cubs during the ninth inning of Game 2 of baseball’s National League Championship Series in Los Angeles, Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017. The Dodgers won, 4-1. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)LOS ANGELES — Justin Turner hit a three-run homer with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Chicago Cubs 4-1 on Sunday to take a 2-0 lead in the NL Championship Series.The red-bearded slugger connected on the 29th anniversary of the Dodgers’ last game-ending postseason homer: Kirk Gibson’s famous pinch-hit drive to beat Oakland in the 1988 World Series opener.ADVERTISEMENT Jo Koy: My brain always wants to think funny Kiss-and-tell matinee idol’s conquests: True stories or tall tales? Former White Sox pitcher Daniel Webb dies at 28 in ATV crash OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Addison Russell homered in the fifth for the Cubs, who are down early in this rematch of the 2016 NLCS. Chicago won that series in six games and went on to its first World Series championship since 1908, while the Dodgers have been absent from the Fall Classic since 1988.Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen got the victory with a hitless ninth despite hitting Anthony Rizzo on the hand with a one-out pitch. That ended the Los Angeles bullpen’s impressive streak of 22 straight Cubs retired to begin the NLCS, but the Dodgers have thrown eight hitless and scoreless innings of relief in the NLCS.After a collective offensive effort drove the Dodgers to a 5-2 win in Game 1, Turner did it all in Game 2. He has 10 RBIs in the Dodgers’ five postseason games, getting five in the playoff opener against Arizona.Jon Lester yielded three hits and five walks while failing to get out of the fifth inning in the shortest start of his long postseason career, but the Dodgers couldn’t take advantage of a rare shaky night by the Cubs’ star left-hander.Rich Hill struck out eight in five more impressive innings for the Dodgers, but he was pulled for pinch-hitter Curtis Granderson in the fifth in a debatable decision by Roberts.Russell was off to a 4-for-22 start in the postseason with nine strikeouts before the slugging shortstop put a leadoff homer into the short porch in left field.Turner evened it moments later by poking a single to right after a leadoff double by Culberson, the Dodgers’ improbably successful replacement for injured All-Star shortstop Corey Seager.The Dodgers chased Lester with two outs in the fifth, but reliever Carl Edwards Jr. came through after several recent postseason struggles, striking out pinch-hitter Chase Utley and then pitching a strong sixth.Lester was the co-MVP of last season’s NLCS, winning Game 5 at Dodger Stadium and yielding two runs over 13 innings in the series. He had nothing near the same success against the Dodgers’ revamped lineup in this one, issuing four walks in the first four innings and repeatedly escaping jams.Dodgers third base coach Chris Woodward held up Turner in the third when it appeared he could have scored from first on Cody Bellinger’s double to the gap.last_img read more

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NOCAL Contributes US$150,000 to Ebola Fund

first_imgThe National Oil Company of Liberia (NOCAL) has contributed US$150,000 to the Ebola Trust Fund to assist government in its effort to fight the spread of the deadly Ebola virus in Liberia.Making the presentation Thursday, Sept 4, at the company’s head office in Monrovia, the president and Chief Executive Officer of NOCAL, Dr. Randolph AKW McClain, said the donation was intended to support government’s initiatives to curb the spread of the virus.Dr. McClain spoke of the immeasurable human toll of the virus on families, its crippling effect on the economy and the additional burden on government’s efforts to provide the basic needed services for its people.The NOCAL president, on behalf of the company’s Board of Directors, management and staff, extended sympathy to families, who have lost loved ones to the virus and thanked health workers and other individuals and institutions for contributing to the effort to fight the Ebola epidemic.He urged citizens and other residents to play their part by contributing as well and adhering to the measures put in place by the Ministry of Health & Social Welfare and the National Ebola Task Force to help stop the spread of Ebola and save more lives, adding, “this fight will only succeed if we all join hands and work together to contain Ebola.”In response, the Deputy Minister of Finance for Fiscal Affairs, Dr. James F. Kollie, on behalf of the Minister of Finance, thanked the NOCAL family for the gesture, which he said represented the single largest contribution by any public or private local entity. He assured NOCAL that the funds would be used exclusively towards the fight against Ebola.Dr. Kollie said while government is seeking more funding and contributions are being made, each citizen and resident must take personal responsibility to ensure that the transmission of the virus is broken and brought under control.The September 4th contribution represents the latest significant contribution NOCAL has made towards the national effort to contain the spread of the Ebola epidemic in Liberia.  Last week, NOCAL presented Personal Protective Equipment to the Ministry of Health & Social Welfare, valued at more than US $84,000.00 (eighty-four thousand dollars). The company also presented several materials to a local Non-Governmental Organization, ‘Feed the Future’ in its effort to support the fight against Ebola.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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$29M for NOC upgrade

first_imgThe sum of $28.978 million will be spent on the rehabilitation of the New Opportunity Corps (NOC), located at Onderneeming, Essequibo Coast, Region Two (Pomeroon-Supenaam).Minister of State Joseph Harmon, during his recent post-Cabinet press briefing, said Cabinet approved the contract which was awarded to PD Construction.The project forms part of the Social Protection Ministry’s Capital Programme. The Ministry will also be implementing a Self-Sufficient Agricultural Economic ServicesThe New Opportunity Corpsventure, as part of the reintegration programme available for the students at the institution.Steps are also being taken to evaluate the staff complement and the core competencies that are needed to bring the institution in line with the minimum standards required by such an institution.In July 2017, the operation of the NOC was transferred from the Education Ministry to the Social Protection Ministry, on the grounds that the institution’s purpose is to prepare and train juveniles for reintegration into society.The NOC caters to children between the ages of 12 to 17 and most of whom are there for committing the offence of wandering. It has a specific mandate to rehabilitate and train adolescent offenders and wanderers so that they could be re-integrated in the society.last_img read more

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GIVING UP SMOKING ON ASH WEDNESDAY – THE HYPNOSIS WAY!

first_imgToday is Ash Wednesday and the day when millions of smokers around the world will try to give up the dreaded cigarettes.Here Justin Toner of the Opal Hypnosis Centre explains why he has an 85% success rate at helping smokers win the battle to give up.Most smokers, if given the choice would choose to be a non-smoker, but they continue to smoke because of the fear of… – Putting on weight (For a Free Weight Loss Guide, visit http://MindAndBodyWeightLoss.com)– Not being able to cope with the stresses of the day– Quitting and still craving cigarettes– Becoming irritable to everyone around them Most smokers feel controlled by cigarettes. The good news is that it is possible to stop without suffering any of the above, and one of the quickest and easiest ways to becoming a non-smoker is with the aid of hypnosis.So let’s look at what hypnosis actually is…What is Hypnosis?Hypnosis is a natural state that everyone has the ability to enter into. In hypnosis, you are not asleep or unconscious but in a state were the mind is relaxed, similar to daydreaming. You are still aware of where you are and the environment around you, so you are not zonked out and left vulnerable to the commands of the hypnotist.In hypnosis, your mind does become open to suggestions of change, but the suggestions must be acceptable to the person that is receiving them, so NO, you cannot be made do anything against your will. When I am working with a client, I am not forcing them to do something that they do not want, I am helping them achieve something that they already have a desire for, and that is why a good hypnosis session can be so natural and successful.Can everyone be Hypnotised?Yes. Understand that hypnosis is a consent state; you have to give your permission to the hypnotist and allow him to guide you into that state of mind. You cannot be ‘forced’; so by following instructions, you can allow yourself to enter a wonderful state of physical and mental relaxation and permit the change to happen naturally.Your Conscious Mind: The conscious part of our mind is the rational, logical analytical thinking part of us. It knows good from bad and right from wrong. It is the part of your mind that knows all the reasons why you should quit smoking, and also the part that thinks of the excuses why you continue to smoke in an attempt to ease the guilt!Your Subconscious Mind:Unlike the conscious mind, the subconscious has no ability to judge; it cannot differentiate between positive and negative, nor constructive from destructive. In many ways it is similar to a computer and will just run whatever it is programmed with very effectively without analysing any pros or cons. Now, the primary function of the subconscious is to protect, but it ends up protecting all its programs, including our habitual patterns of behaviour which includes the smoking habit. Whatever we do through repetition, we get better at it. So we get really good at things that are really bad for us; smokers have perfected something that is really bad for them!Habits & Willpower:When it comes to making a change, consciously you know all the reasons why you should quit smoking – health, social stigma, expense etc and so you decide to quit relying only on your conscious willpower. But what is actually happening is your logical conscious mind (which knows all the benefits of quitting) is going in one direction, but the subconscious is still programmed with the habit of smoking so it’s moving in the opposite direction. This causes an internal conflict, and it is this inner conflict that causes the irritability, tension and even the desire to eliminate this horrible feeling by drowning it out with treat foods.This is the reason why most people are still smokers today – they don’t want to go through the suffering they went through in the past, or think that they are going to go through because they have heard it is so difficult to quick.How does Hypnosis Help?Hypnosis helps by making the change at the subconscious level of mind, so you end up thinking and feeling differently about cigarettes and smoking. It takes away the ‘fight’ or ‘struggle’ of quitting because it aligns your subconscious with your conscious desire to be a non-smoker, so you have the two parts of mind working together as a team rather than pulling apart from each other.Regardless of how many cigarettes you smoke, or for long you have been smoking, it is possible to stop without the suffering or withdrawal you may have faced in the past. By becoming a non-smoker, you are giving yourself the gift of health and the gift of life, and deep down inside, I’m sure you already knew that.Decide to take back that control of your life, and choose to become a non-smoker.For more information or to book an appointment,Call today – 074 910 3474 – The Opal Hypnosis Centre, Pearse Road, Letterkenny.GIVING UP SMOKING ON ASH WEDNESDAY – THE HYPNOSIS WAY! was last modified: February 22nd, 2012 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:Ash WednesdayOPAL HYPNOSIS CENTRElast_img read more

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Germany beat Chile to claim Confederations Cup

first_img The World Cup winners saw off the Copa America holders in St Petersburg Lars Stindl struck the only goal as Germany beat Chile 1-0 to win the Confederations Cup in St Petersburg.Borussia Monchengladbach forward Stindl tapped home against the run of play after a defensive blunder midway through the first half as world champions Germany added another major trophy to their collection.Copa America winners Chile wasted a glut of goalscoring chances in either half and with the help of a superb stoppage-time save from goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen, Joachim Low’s side held on to win the tournament for the first time.After the two sides drew their group game 1-1 10 days ago Chile made the brighter start in the rematch and were clearly the better side throughout most of the first period.Alexis Sanchez flashed a shot wide in the second minute, Arturo Vidal’s effort from inside the penalty area was parried by Ter Stegen and Eduardo Vargas fired over the crossbar from 25 yards.Another effort from Vargas was well held by Ter Stegen as Chile looked the more likely to break the deadlock.Ter Stegen then spilled Vidal’s shot from outside the area into the path of Sanchez, but the Arsenal forward could not control the rebound and another chance went begging.Moments later Germany snatched a 20th-minute lead with their first meaningful effort on goal.Chile defender Marcelo Diaz gifted Timo Werner the ball on the edge of the box and the Germany striker ran on and turned the ball across goal for Stindl to tap into an empty net.The South Americans carved open the German defence again four minutes later, but the final ball into the box from Mauricio Isla flew beyond Charles Aranguiz with an equaliser beckoning.Germany finished the half strongly, with Leon Goretzka lashing an angled shot wide following Sebastian Rudy’s brilliant through-ball before Julian Draxler steered a low effort inches wide after being set up by Werner.Early in the second period, Gonzalo Jara’s last-ditch block deflected Draxler’s shot wide before Serbian referee Milorad Mazic booked Bayern Munich team-mates Joshua Kimmich and Vidal following a fracas as the game turned feisty.Mazic called on the video assistant referee just after the hour mark when Jara appeared to strike Werner in the jaw with his elbow as he challenged for the ball. But the VAR review courted more controversy when Mazic opted to show the fortunate Chile defender a yellow card.Chile began to threaten again with 20 minutes left. Vargas’s low shot on the turn inside the area was gathered by Ter Stegen and Vidal thumped the ground in frustration after lashing his effort off target.Edson Puch set up fellow Chile substitute Angelo Sagal for another gilt-edged chance in the 85th minute, but the latter blazed over from eight yards.Ter Stegen denied Chile again in time added on, diving low to his left to keep out Sanchez’s free-kick from just outside the area to ensure victory for Low’s experimental squad. 1last_img read more

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JUST A FEW TICKETS LEFT FOR BRESSIE AT AN GRIANAN

first_imgTHERE are just a few tickets left for Bressie’s concert at An Grianan Theatre in Letterkenny tomorrow night (Wednesday).Already a well respected and talented musician from his time fronting The Blizzards, Bressie’s debut solo album ‘Colourblind Stereo’, reached #1 in the iTunes Album chart.Bressie’s second solo studio album “Rage and Romance” will be released later this month. ‘Show Me Love’ will be the first single released from the album. An Grianan staff warning there are just a few seats left.You can book yours at www.angrianan.com JUST A FEW TICKETS LEFT FOR BRESSIE AT AN GRIANAN was last modified: May 7th, 2013 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:JUST A FEW TICKETS LEFT FOR BRESSIE AT AN GRIANANlast_img read more

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McGlynn Named MVC Men’s Basketball Scholar-Athlete of the Year

first_imgNick McGlynn’s standout senior season for the Drake men’s basketball extended beyond his on-court accolades as the forward was named the Missouri Valley Conference Enterprise Band and Trust Men’s Basketball Scholar-Athlete of the Year, Thursday, March. 7.McGlynn’s honor continues Drake’s stranglehold on the award as a Bulldog has now earned the prestigious honor in four-consecutive seasons.It has also been an eventful week for McGlynn as earlier in the week he was named the MVC Defensive Player of the Year as well as earning a spot on the All-MVC first team, All-Defensive team and Most-Improved team. He was also second in the league’s Larry Bird Player of the Year voting.On the court, McGlynn helped lead the Bulldogs to the third-most wins in school history and a share of the MVC regular-season title by averaging 15.6 points and 8.5 rebounds per game. His 52 total blocks were the second most on the team and helped him become the Bulldogs’ all-time leader in blocked shots this season.Academically, McGlynn owns a 3.62 grade point average and will graduate with a degree in digital media production. Last season, he was a first team selection on the MVC Scholar-Athlete team.The Bulldogs begin postseason play as the No. 2 seed at the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament and will face either No. 7 Illinois State or No. 10 Evansville Friday at 6 p.m. Print Friendly Versionlast_img read more

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DONEGAL PASSENGERS TO GET 30% OFF PARKING AS KNOCK AIRPORT LAUNCH NEW ONLINE SERVICE

first_imgPictured at the launch of the online parking pre-book service at Ireland West Airport Knock were, left to right, Donal Healy, Marketing Manager and John McCarthy, Operations & Commercial Services Manager, Ireland West Airport KnockIreland West Airport Knock are delighted to announce the launch of a new online booking service which enables passengers to pre-book their airport parking online on www.irelandwestairport.com before they arrive at the airport.The new service will see Donegal customers of Ireland West Airport Knock enjoy savings of up to 30% on the normal price of airport parking, with a weeks parking available now to prebook online from just €30.Passengers will now have the opportunity to book their parking up to 24 hours in advance of their departure on irelandwestairport.com with the new site optimised for use on mobile and tablet devices. Not only does the new service offer the convenience of paying for your parking in advance, but you can also benefit from parking your car onsite, within minutes walk of the terminal, and in a first for an Irish airport offering online parking services, all car park spaces are available at the online price – with no price difference between short term and long term parking – so you can park right beside the terminal from as little as €4.28 per day*!Payment for online parking will be by credit/visa debit card and passengers will be required to insert their credit/visa debit card, used to make their online booking, into the machine at the Entry barrier to the airport car park and the same card in the machine at the Exit barrier when leaving the car park.Speaking at the launch of the new online booking service, Joe Gilmore, Managing Director, Ireland West Airport Knock, said “We are delighted to introduce a new online booking service which will see Donegal passengers using our 25 International destinations make great savings on their trips abroad, when they book their parking online on www.irelandwestairport.com.“We are very appreciative of the significant business we get from the Donegal region with 10% of our Irish customer base now originating from the Donegal region which equated to almost 30,000 journeys in 2013 and is set to grow even further this year and this new parking service is another great reason why Donegal people should choose to fly from Ireland West Airport “As part of the new service customers will also be able to pre-book the new Executive Lounge at Ireland West Airport Knock with discounts of up to 25% on the normal price available when you book online.”Mr Gilmore added ‘These are further customer service enhancements which we are pleased to be able to introduce in response to customer demand and we hope to expand this service offering with more positive developments in this regard over the coming year’.As a special promotion to celebrate the launch of the new service, all passengers who book their car parking during the month of October will receive discount vouchers for use in the Airport Departures Shop, ShopWest, and Sláinte restaurant, to enjoy some shopping and food before their flight with even more great savings before departure.For the best available rates on car parking at Ireland West Airport Knock book online at www.irelandwestairport.comDONEGAL PASSENGERS TO GET 30% OFF PARKING AS KNOCK AIRPORT LAUNCH NEW ONLINE SERVICE was last modified: October 6th, 2014 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:donegalKnock Airportnew online serviceParkinglast_img read more

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Bundesliga: Dortmund, Leipzig in titanic clash on match-day 16

first_img Tags: DortmundGerman BundesligaLeipzig Both sides enter the contest in good form. (PHOTO/Courtesy)Unlike in the past seasons, the German Bundesliga looks to be on course to one hell of a competitive campaign.The top five sides are separated by just six points and it would shock anyone to know that seven-time defending champions Bayern are sixth, yes you heard me right, sixth and six points adrift of top spot.It would be interesting if the other five sides keep up form and push the Bavarians to limits that they have not been pushed to in the past.Top spot is currently occupied by RB Leipzig, arguably the best side in the Bundesliga this season.The appointment of 32-year old tactician Julian Nagelsmann is doing wonders for the Red Bull financed side and they look like the best bet to push Bayern all the way.After winning all their first three games, the Red Bulls endured a frustrating next six games as they won just once in that period.However, they have now won all their past six games, scoring 25 goals and conceding just six goals.That form cannot be matched by anyone in the top 7 leagues in Europe and it comes as no surprise that Leipzig are top of the Bundesliga.The front four of Timo Werner, Emile Forsberg, Marcel Sabitzer and Patrik Schick have been magnificent of late and are showing no signs of slowing down any time soon.Among the four, Werner has been grabbing the headlines with his fine scoring form that has seen him score in all his last six games.His tally of 16 goals can only be bettered by Bayern’s goal-machine Robert Lewandowski who has netted two more (18).It will take some stopping for Leipzig to slow down but they need not to get carried away as both Bayern and Dortmund do possess the quality to overtake them at a given point.After holding Bayern to a 1-1 draw earlier in the season, Leipzig will face another big test in form of Dortmund on Tuesday night as the two sides face off at the Singal Induna Park.Dortmund too have been faring well in the past couple of weeks as they have won all their past three games, scoring 11 goals whilst conceding just one.The improvement in form has seen BVB climb into third, four points behind Leipzig.Tuesday’s encounter offers a chance for Lucien Favre’s side to close the gap to just one and do a huge favour to the others in the chasing pack.With Jadon Sancho, Marco Reus and Thorgan Hazard all in good form, Dortmund have a good chance to stop Leipzig especially with the fixture happening in their own back-yard.Both sides have a few absentees going into the game with Axel Witsel, Tomas Delaney and Marcel Schmelzer all doubtful for Dortmund. Leipzig on the other hand are expected to miss the services of Kevin Kampl, Willy Orban, Ibrahima Konate and Tayler Adams.Last season, Dortmund were double winners over Leipzig including a 4-1 hammering at the Signal Induna Park in the reverse fixture. Leipzig have triumphed just once away to Dortmund since promotion to the top tier in 2016 with the victory coming in October 2017.As Dortmund and Leipzig clash, there is another interesting battle at the other end of the table with 14th-placed Mainz away to Werder Bremen (15th). The other two day’s fixtures will see Augsburg host Fortuna Dusseldorf while Hoffenheim are away to Union Berlin.The other five match-day 16 fixtures will be played on Wednesday.All the German Bundesliga match-day 16 fixturesTuesday, 17-12-2019-Werder Bremen vs Mainz 05 @8:30pm-Borussia Dortmund vs RB Leipzig @10:30pm-Augsburg vs Dusseldorf @10:30pm-Union Berlin vs Hoffenheim @10:30pmWednesday, 18-12-2019-Bayer Leverkusen vs Hertha Berlin @8:30pm-Borussia Monchengladbach vs Paderborn @10:30pm-Wolfsburg vs Schalke O4 @10:30pm-Eintracht Frankfurt vs Koln @10:30pm-Freiburg vs Bayern Munich @10:30pmComments last_img read more

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Environmental network breakfast program highlights local, national water quality efforts

first_imgShare Facebook Twitter Google + LinkedIn Pinterest This month’s breakfast presentation by the Environmental Professionals Network, which includes an optional joint meeting with the Water Management Association of Ohio, will feature three major initiatives aimed at protecting and improving water quality.“The importance of water is increasingly on the public’s mind, which is good, but the challenges are significant,” said David Hanselmann, the network’s coordinator and a lecturer in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State University.The presentation “will help us learn about new and innovative approaches, relevant in Ohio and beyond,” Hanselmann said.The network is a statewide professional group coordinated by the college’s School of Environment and Natural Resources (SENR).The association is an organization for citizens, professionals, agencies and others interested in Ohio’s water resources. It has divisions focused on lakes, floodplains, dam safety, stormwater and watersheds.​’One Water, One Future’The event is from 7:15 a.m. to either 9:45 a.m. or noon March 8 in Ohio State’s Nationwide and Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center, 2201 Fred Taylor Drive in Columbus. Speaking will be:* Radhika Fox, CEO of the Washington, D.C.-based U.S. Water Alliance and director of its Value of Water Coalition, on “One Water, One Future: Securing a Sustainable Water Future for All.”The alliance “advances policies and programs that build a sustainable water future for all,” according to its website. The coalition is the group’s education initiative.* Larry Antosch, senior director of program innovation and environmental policy for the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation, on “Healthy Water Ohio: Strategy for Water Resource Management.”The Healthy Water Ohio initiative “aims to develop a long-range plan that will sustainably meet current and future water needs while enhancing the economy and quality of life for all Ohioans,” its website says.* Susan Ashbrook, assistant director of sustainability for the city of Columbus’s Department of Public Utilities, on “Blueprint Columbus: Clean Streams, Strong Neighborhoods.”The Blueprint Columbus plan aims to eliminate sanitary sewer overflows while creating new local infrastructure jobs and beautifying neighborhoods.​Sign up by March 7Registration for the event is $10 for the network’s portion of the event only, which includes a full breakfast and Fox’s talk and ends at 9:45 a.m.; or $25 for the full combined program, which also includes Antosch’s and Ashbrook’s presentations and ends at noon.Student registration to either option is free and includes breakfast. Registration to both options is open to the public.The deadline to register is noon March 7. Details and a link to register are at go.osu.edu/March2016EPN.For more information, contact Hanselmann at hanselmann.3@osu.edu or 614-247-1908.Sponsoring the event are the Brown and Caldwell engineering consulting firm; Stantec, which provides engineering, consulting and design services; and Ohio State’s Global Water Initiative.The free student registrations and breakfasts are being provided by SENR, the Energy Management and Sustainability program in Ohio State’s Office of Student Life, and the university’s Office of Energy and Environment.last_img read more

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