Primaries a mixed bag for lawyers

first_img September 15, 2004 Regular News Primaries a mixed bag for lawyers Primaries a mixed bag for lawyerscenter_img Attorneys were in 11 primary contests for state Senate and House seats on August 31, with the attorneys prevailing in four of those races.Three more finished second in multi-candidate primaries, but since the legislature decided there would be no runoffs this year (as it did in 2002), it was a winner-take-all primary. In three of the races, attorneys unsuccessfully challenged incumbent legislators.Two of the attorney races were in the Senate, and nine were for House seats.For the Senate, in District 19 attorney and incumbent Sen. Gary Siplin, D-Orlando, beat a primary challenge from Geraldine Thompson, 59.6 to 40.4 percent. He faces Republican Franklin Cardona in November, the only one of five lawyer incumbent senators up for election this year who faces a major party opponent. In District 39, attorney Ron Saunders lost his bid to oust incumbent Sen. Larcenia Bullard, D-Miami. Bullard got 45.4 percent, Saunders 39.7 percent, and a third candidate received 14.9 percent.In House races: • In District 25, attorney Larry Metz finished second in a five-way Republican party, getting 29.1 percent of the vote to victor Alan Hays’ 34.9 percent. • In District 31, attorney Richard Whittington was unsuccessful in his challenge to incumbent Rep. Mitch Needelman, R-Palm Bay, 75.7 to 24.3 percent. • In District 39, attorney Tiffany Moore polled 39 percent as one of two challengers to incumbent Rep. Bruce Antone, D-Orlando, who got 51.8 percent of the vote. • In District 46, attorney John Stewart was defeated in the Republican primary by John Legg, 54.2 to 45.8 percent. • In District 47, attorney and incumbent Rep. Kevin Ambler, R-Tampa, apparently notched a narrow victory over challenger Bill Bunkley in the Republican primary, 50.7 to 49.3 percent. It was unclear at Bar News press time if there would be a recount. Ambler faces a Libertarian opponent in November. • In District 56, attorneys Lisa DeVitto, with 20.9 percent, and Chris Tompkins, with 16.8 percent, finished second and third respectively behind Trey Traviesa in a six-person primary. Traviesa got 30.3 percent. • In District 93, attorney and Rep. Christopher Smith, D-Ft. Lauderdale, defeated challenger Sallie Tillman-Watson 79.4 percent to 20.6 percent in the Democratic primary. Smith faces a write-in candidate in November. • In District 96, attorney Ari Porth defeated Mark Weissman in the Democratic primary by a 55.5 to 44.5 percent margin. He faces an independent and a write-in candidate in November. • In District 114, attorney Joel Bello finished fourth in a six-way Republican primary won by Anitere Flores with 55.5 percent of the vote.The primary results mean there will be no more than the current nine lawyers in the Senate for the next two years and no more than 34 lawyers in the House, where there are now 31 attorneys.last_img read more

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3 business continuity practices you can deploy today

first_imgThe best business continuity plan (BCP) is specific, tested and continuously updated. Obviously, it’s much easier to ensure these parameters are met when you’re not in the soup of a fast-evolving pandemic, right? Regardless of your current BCP’s level of effectiveness, there are several simple-to-deploy tactics that can have a big impact on keeping your cooperative humming for the financial wellness of members. Here are a few you might consider:Designate a backup Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) officer: Although the NCUA told credit unions it would not apply examiner criticism to prudent loan term adjustments during the pandemic crisis, the agency and others are certain to continue enforcing regulations, both now and after the dust from the pandemic settles. One of the most costly failures a credit union can make is to miss a FinCEN Currency Transaction Report (CTR) or Suspicious Activity Report (SAR) filing deadline. (As a reminder, CTRs must be filed within 15 days of the reported transaction; most SARs must be filed within 30 days of the initial detection of facts.) With school closures, quarantines and remote-work strategies underway, many BSA officers may be out of pocket, causing disruption to a credit union’s typical filling procedures. One simple tactic to consider is to designate a backup BSA officer (or two) who can fill in for the chief BSA officer until work and life are back to normal. Balance safety and accessibility at the branch: If closing branch locations becomes necessary, consider ways to increase the availability of services in other ways. One option is to leave one or two centrally located branches open for drive-through services. However, you’ll want to make other options available for members that do not drive (e.g., lobby or front door service). This is also a good time to remind members of your digital capabilities, such as online and mobile banking. Distribute frequent communications as your credit union makes decisions that impact service availability. Over-communication is appropriate (and often even appreciated) during a crisis. Reallocate human resources to lending: Following the Fed’s action to slash rates to zero, credit union lenders have been inundated with requests from anxious consumers. The rush actually started much earlier; during the week of March 9, refinance applications rose 79 percent compared to the week before — or 479 percent compared to the same time period in 2019.Whether in the middle of a real estate transaction or seeking potentially huge savings from a timely refi, credit union members will expect their cooperative to act fast. Failing to meet their expectations has reputational risks, but the regulatory risks are just as important. For instance, lenders are required to provide a Loan Estimate (LE) to members within three business days of receiving a mortgage loan application and at least seven business days before consummation. To ease the burden on the lending team so they can meet these crucial deadlines, consider redeploying frontline employees to loan processing tasks or administrative support to the chief lending officer and his or her team. Doing so has the potential to reduce stress on busy employees while keeping others gainfully employed and working for the member. Every credit union’s BCP, no matter how robust, is under stress at the moment. Rest assured, each failure and hiccup you’re encountering has a silver lining, namely that you are learning. Plans must be tested to be effective, and right now, your credit union is living out one of the greatest BCP tests you’re likely to experience. 2SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr,Jeremy Smith As Director of Client Partnerships, Jeremy provides regulatory compliance guidance and training on current laws and regulations to credit union professionals. Before coming to PolicyWorks, Jeremy worked in regulatory compliance … Web: www.policyworksllc.com Detailslast_img read more

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Benchmark takeover down to final two

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Governor Wolf Tours Economic Development Projects in Philadelphia’s District 4

first_img May 18, 2017 Governor Wolf Tours Economic Development Projects in Philadelphia’s District 4 Economy,  Jobs That Pay,  Press Release Philadelphia, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today participated in a walking tour of District 4 in Philadelphia with Councilman Curtis Jones, Jr., Senator Vincent Hughes, and Representative Morgan Cephas. Councilman Jones’ District 4 includes Allegheny West, Belmont Village, East Falls, Manayunk, Overbrook, Overbrook Park, Roxborough, Wynnefield and sections of West Philadelphia.The walking tour started at the Wynne Senior Residence, highlighting this 51-unit affordable apartment building for seniors that is currently under construction. The tour continued with economic development projects in the district, including the 54th Street Business Corridor, Triangle Park, and the Beeber Annex, which houses Overbrook Beacon Academy for daycare and childcare.“This was not my first trip to Councilman Jones’ district and it’s great to see evidence of economic development and a commitment to the city everywhere we walked,” said Governor Wolf. “Focusing on the opportunities in the vibrant District 4 means the collaboration of many people passionate about seeing their community grow and prosper.”“Urban Middle Neighborhoods that have working class incomes have gotten state assistance from Governor Wolf’s administration,” Councilman Jones said.  “This tour is a continuation of his commitment”The Wynne Business Association has been instrumental in the revitalization of the 54th Street Corridor. The association was created to revitalize, develop and implement strategies that would stimulate economic development in the Wynnefield area and the 54th Street commercial corridor.The association’s purpose is to provide members with the support needed to help build strong and lasting businesses. In addition to support of local businesses, the association partners with the Commerce Department to secure funding for external improvements for various businesses, has installed BigBelly trash cans and SEPTA bus shelters along the 54th Street Corridor, planted trees and conducted business workshops.Currently in his second term as councilman, Curtis Jones, Jr. chairs the Public Safety committee and is vice chairman to the committees of Park, Recreation & Cultural Affairs and Appropriations.center_img SHARE Email Facebook Twitterlast_img read more

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Mercer: UK pension deficits deepen to 40% of sponsors’ market cap

first_imgEven though companies contributed an estimated £75bn (€88bn) of cash to their DB schemes over the period – equivalent to almost 5% of the value of the liabilities – deficits rose to £98bn at the end of May 2016, with a funding level of 87%, from £64bn at the end of 2010, with a funding level of 88%.Hartshorn said the high deficits were a result of the increase in the value of pension scheme assets not having kept pace with the rising cost of providing pension benefits caused by persistently low – and falling – interest rates. “Contributions paid by companies are therefore simply being used to fill an ever-increasing gap between the value of the assets and the value of the liabilities,” he said. “Add to this the impact of people living longer and a range of other costs, and it is easy to see how contributions are simply swallowed up.”For the outlook to become more positive for UK pension schemes, interest rates will need to rise more quickly than markets expect, Mercer said.On top of this, equity markets and other growth asset classes will have to perform strongly over a long period, and the improvements in life expectancy seen over the last 20 years will need to slow down, it said.“If one or more of these elements fails to materialise, then pension scheme deficits – and the cash contributions required to fund them – are likely to worsen,” the firm said.Mercer noted that its research did not allow for the impact of the UK referendum outcome.Last week, the UK’s Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) called on the Pensions Regulator to take a proportionate and flexible approach to scheme funding, after monetary easing by the Bank of England sent defined benefit (DB) deficits to new highs.The Bank of England cited the weakening in the UK’s economic outlook following the Brexit vote in late June as one of the reasons behind its decision to cut rates and extend its quantitative easing programme. The UK’s top 350 listed companies have suffered an increase in the deficits of their defined benefit (DB) pension schemes over the last five years of around one-third in relation to their market capitalisation, with the shortfall in assets now standing at 40% of their stock-market value compared with 30% at the end of 2010.In an analysis based on information from FTSE 350 companies’ annual accounts, Mercer said pension liabilities had ballooned in the past five years, with the value of the DB scheme liabilities increasing by 44% since 2010. In contrast, the market capitalisation of the companies has only increased by 10% over the same period.Adrian Hartshorn, senior partner at Mercer and leader of the firm’s UK Financial Strategy Group, said: “Despite many billions of pounds of company contributions, DB pension deficits remain stubbornly high.”last_img read more

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Tyler S. Catron, 22

first_imgTyler S. Catron, aka T-CAT, 22 of Greensburg, passed away on Saturday, November 18, 2017.  Tyler was born on April 13, 1995 in Greensburg to Tim and Summer (Swanson) Catron.  Tyler graduated from Greensburg High School, he was a member of the Conservation Club, and just recently became a father.  He is survived by his parents, Tim and Summer Catron, his daughter, Josilyn, girlfriend, Cierra Luers, one brother, Austin Catron, one sister, Kylie Catron, grandparents, Don and Gladys Catron, two uncles, Bryan Catron and Brad Catron, two nephews, Myles and Ashton Catron, and three cousins, Skila, Madisson, and Peyton Catron.  Tyler was preceded in death by his grandmother, Faye Swanson, and uncles, Ronald Catron and Junior Catron.  Visitation will be on Wednesday, November 22 from 10am-1pm with funeral services following at 1pm with Pastor Mike Bartlett officiating.  Burial will follow at Hebron Cemetery in Adams.  Memorial contributions in memory of Tyler can be made to the Huntington’s Disease Foundation.Online condolences can be made to the family at www.popfuneralhome.comlast_img read more

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Argonauts Compete at FSU Relays

first_img Share April 1, 2007TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Continuing their successful track season, the West Florida men’s and women’s track teams traveled east last week and this past weekend for the FSU Relays on the campus of Florida State University.Brian Gowin (Pensacola, Fla./Pine Forest HS) was the highest-finishing Argonaut runner in Thursday’s 5,000 meter run. He finished 12th with a time of 15:29.70. Justin Gates (16:47.97), Justin Dickieson (16:53.88), Eric Mayes (17:00.20) and Patrick McHugh (17:38.41) also participated and finished in four consecutive positions from 23rd to 26th. Two Argonauts also participated in the 1,500 meters. Craig Henry (Mary Esther, Fla./Fort Walton Beach HS) placed 17th with a time of 4:24.66. Ray Dunn (Jay, Fla./Jay HS) finished with a time of 4:40.03 to place 19th.On Friday, three Argonauts participated in the 5,000 meter run. Rebecca Thielemann (Dunellon, Fla./Crystal River HS) finished 22nd with a time of 20:23.95. Amy Baird (Graysville, Tenn./Tennessee-Chattanooga) posted a time of 22:27.03 to finish 28th, while Lindsey Failing’s (Pace, Fla./Pace HS) time of 22:30.20 was good for 29th.Diana Sitar (Las Vegas, Nevada/The Meadows School) and Margaret Harter (Milton, Fla./Pace HS) both raced in the 800 meters. Sitar finished in 12th place (2:24.81) while Harter (2:28.29) placed 16th. Sitar also ran in the 1,500 meters and finished 22nd with a time of 5:04.47.Two Argonauts were also in the discus competition. Bryn Renda finished ninth with a throw of 37.31 meters. Emily Dulaney participated, but committed a foul.West Florida will be back in action on Apr. 14 at the Seminole Invitational in TallahasseePrint Friendly Version Argonauts Compete at FSU Relayslast_img read more

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Monroe County decides to turn away nonresidents

first_imgStarting Friday, if you are not a resident of Monroe county you will no longer have access to the area.The county’s Mayor Heather Carruthers, made the decision this week saying it was difficult choice but something that had to be done:“Probably 60% of our  economy is tourism-related, so it’s something that’s of a great concern to us,” Mayor Carruthers said. ” Frankly, that’s part of why we’re doing this. The earlier we stop the spread, the earlier we can control it, not just within the keys but, you know, throughout the nation, the sooner we can get back on our feet and get back to work.”The last time the county was closed off to non-residents not due to a hurricane, was in 1981 when the federal government put up roadblocks to check for drugs.To ensure the new order is being followed, checkpoints will be placed near mile marker 112 on U.S 1 and State Road 905 starting on Friday.Residents will be required to provide an ID proving that they live in the area.The only exception to the rule will be those who work in the area and have to commute to work. If you work in the area but do not live there, you will be required to provide a letter from your employer.last_img read more

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Cricket News IND vs WI: Kohli leads India to series-clinching win with 43rd ODI hundred | HIGHLIGHTS

first_img For all the Latest Sports News News, Cricket News News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps. New Delhi: India clinched the three-match ODI series against the West Indies 2-0 with a six-wicket win in the rain-curtailed final match, here on Wednesday. The West Indies posted 240 for seven in 35 overs after electing to bat but India were given a revised 255-run target on Duckworth-Lewis method. Skipper Virat Kohli (114 not out) smashed his 43rd ODI century to lead India to win.  India had won the second ODI while the series-opener was washed out. SCORECARDHighlights of India vs West Indies, 3rd ODI:#03:46 am: FOUR! And India wins the match by 6 wickets and the series as well. #03:43 am: Just 8 needed off 18 balls. Score after 32 overs: IND 247-4Kedar Jadhav 18(11)Kohli 106(97)#03:40 am: India just need 12 runs off 21 one balls to win this match and the series as well. No prizes for guessing the player of the match and series.#03:37 am: Hundred number 43rd for Kohli. He roars in celebration and everybody in the dressing room is clapping for him. What a player. His hunger to score runs is unique. He always pushes himself to do better everytime and its not talent, its sheer hardwork. Calling him a talented or gifted player would undermine the hardwork he put it in. Take a bow Skipper.#03:36 am: FOUR! Kohi reaches on 99 with this boundry.#03:33 am: India need 32 off 30 balls. With Kohli on the crease, they should easily score that. Score after 30 overs: IND 223-4; Kohli 91(90) Kedar Jadhav 9(6)#03:30 am: SIX! Jadhav comes down the track, reach the pitch of the ball and hit it over deep mid-wicket for a maximum.#03:27 am: Just three runs off this over and a wicket. Windies need to take the strike rate up by bowling tight line to get wickets. Put batsman under the pressure of run rate and make him do mistake. Score after 29 overs: IND 214-4; Kedar Jadhav 1(3) Kohli 90(87)#03:26 am: OUT! A wonderful quick innings comes to an end. Iyer wanted to go over the long on but could not get the elevation and hit it straight into the hands of fielder. He looks disappointed as he would have loved to bat till the end and finish the game. Jadhav is the new man in. West Indies need that wicket for a long and they finally got it. But Kohli still remains at the crease, which mean they are still out of this contest.#03:24 am: Score after 28 overs: IND 211-3; Shreyas Iyer 65(40) Kohli 88(85)#03:23 am: SIX! Iyer is on a different zone today. He is loving it – hitting biggies against spinners. #03:22 am: Roston Chase is back into the attack. West Indies despirately needs wickets of these two, if they want to come back in the contest. With these two staying for 2-3 more overs, the match will be out of the hosts’ hand.#03: 20 am: Score after 27 overs: IND 204-3; Kohli 87(81) Shreyas Iyer 59(38)#03:15 am: Kohli has injured himself. The ball hit his thumb and he looks in pain. Physio comes in to attend him.#03:13 am: Score after 26 overs: IND 199-3; Shreyas Iyer 57(36) Kohli 85(77)#03:11: FOUR! And with this, Iyer brings up his second successive fifty. What a talent he is a top quality innings. Iyer is looking very confident and I reckon he is the perfect guy for number 4 job.#03:09 am: 10 runs off the over. India is easily taking more than what is required. Score after 25 overs: IND 190-3; Kohli 84(75); Shreyas Iyer 49(32)#03:04 am: Score after 24 overs: IND 180-3; Shreyas Iyer 47(30) Kohli 76(71)#03:01 am: Four! A beautiful inside out shot from skipper Kohli.With this he reaches 74. Are we gonna se another hundred from the run machine? #02:58 am: Another good over for India. Again 12 runs off it. And thanks to another stunning six from Iyer on the last ball of the over. The required rate has come down to below 7 from 8 run per over. Score after 23 overs: IND 173-3; Shreyas Iyer 46(28) Kohli 70(67)#02:54 am: 12 runs off the over. India has picked up the pace now. They are not willing to take it to the last over. Score after 22 overs: IND 161-3; Kohli 68(64) Shreyas Iyer 38(25)#02:50 am: Score after 21 overs: IND 149-3; Shreyas Iyer 37(24) Kohli 57(59)#02:48 am: Carlos Brathwaite, right-arm fast medium, comes into the attack#02:47 am: Score after 20 overs: IND 142-3; Kohli 55(55) Shreyas Iyer 32(22)#02:45 am: Massive SIX! Iyer is having a party here. He is taking the game away from England single handidly. It was in the slog and he sat down on one knee and slogged it over deep square leg.#02:43 am: Score after 19 overs: IND 133-3; Shreyas Iyer 25(19); Kohli 53(52)#02:42 am: SIX more! He goes again. Iyer goes again and this over deep mid-wicket. Just repeating myself, the selectors would regret for their life not picking up Iyer in the World Cup squad. He was the answet to all their woes and yet, they overlooked him.#02:40 am: SIX! Shreyas Iyer dances down the pitch and hit it over the bowler’s head. The ball struck at the roof of the pavilion. New ball please!! #02:38 am: 50 for Kohli. His 55th. What a player India has produced. He averages 60 in ODIs, 50 in T20I and 54 in Tests. The only players to do this. He is on a different league. But can he take his team over the line today? A tough task ahead. #02:34 am: Score after 17 overs: IND 111-3; Shreyas Iyer 12(15) Kohli 44(44)#02:29 am: The two consecutive wickets have hurt India’s chase. Dhawan was looking set and timing the ball well but he mistimed an attempted big shot. Pant played a very immature shot and threw his wicket away. He has to understand that he is not playing Gulli cricket. Score after 16 overs: ND 103-3; Shreyas Iyer 5(10) Kohli 43(43)#02:25 am: Score after 14 overs: IND 97-3; Kohli 40(38) Shreyas Iyer 2(3)#02:20 am: OUT! Pant out first ball. It is beyond my understanding that why Pant went down the track for a big shot on the very first ball. And its again Keemo Paul who pedals back and takes a good catch. Score after 13 overs: IND 93-3; Kohli 38(35) Shreyas Iyer 0(0) #02:18 am: OUT! Dhawan wasted a very good start. Goes down the track but fails to reach the pitch of the ball. It goes up in the air and Pauk takes a good catch over his shoulder at mid-off.#02:15 am: Roston Chase bowls a very tight over. Just 2 runs off it. Score after 12 overs: IND 91-1, Kohli 36(32) Dhawan 36(34) #02:14 am: Both Dhawan and Kohli look set now. They are comfartably taking singles and doubles. Score after 11 overs: IND 89-1; Kohli 35(29) Dhawan 35(31)#02:10 am: Score after 10 overs: IND 83-1; Dhawan 34(29) Kohli 31(25)#02:09: FOUR! This shot proves Dhawan, the Gabber, is back. Lofted shot over mid-off, Just chipped it over and the balls went for a boundry.#02:05 am: FOUR! Placed to perfection! Kohli smashed that quicker and flat one away through point. Score after 9 overs: IND 74-1; Kohli 29(23); Dhawan 29(25)#02:02 am: Holder introduces spin. Fabian Allen, left-arm orthodox, comes into the attack#02:01 am: Score after 8 overs: IND 65-1; Dhawan 26(23) Kohli 23(19)#02:00 am: FOUR! Short ball from Paul and Dhawan slashed it hard. A streaky edge goes over first slip for boundry.#01:58 am: Score after 7 overs: IND 58-1; Kohli 22(17) Dhawan 22(19)#01:56 am: FOUR! Top shot from Kohli. A slow off cutter outside off, Kohli waited and then hit it through the covers for a boundry. That went like a bullet.#01:54 am: Score after 6 overs: IND 48-1; Kohli 13(13) Dhawan 21(17)#01:53 am: FOUR! Full outside off and Kohli goes straight over the bowler with a one handed loft. One bounce four.#01:52 am: Dropped: Shai Hope just made a big big mistake that can cause West Indies this series. Kohli charges down and the ball took the edge and went back to the keeper but hope couldn’t collect it. Paul is in disbelief. He should have caught that.#01:51 am: In the airrrr… and lands in safe zone. Kohli wanted to flick it over midwicket it went a little high up in the air but landed safely. Carefully captain! #01:47 am: Keemo Paul, right-arm fast medium, comes into the attack#01:45 am: Roach bowls a decent over, giving just 6 off it. Score after 5 overs: IND 39-1; Kohli 9(9) Dhawan 19(15)#01:42 am: Score after 3 overs: IND 26-1; Kohli 0(1) Dhawan 16(11)#01:37 am: OUT! Rohit Sharma run out! Rohit came a long way and it was way too late when Dhawan sent him back. Roach picked the trow from point and dilodged the balls. Replay shows Rohit is short of the crease.#01:33 am: Score after 2 overs: IND 21-0; Dhawan 11(6); Rohit 10(6)#01:29 am: Back to back boundaries from Dhawan. After Rohit, he has also announced himself in style. After the injury in World Cup, Dhawan was struggling with his come back but today, we have seen a different approach from the southpaw.#01:27 am: FOUR more! Back to back boundaries for Rohit. He has cleared his intentions straight up. Score after 1 over: IND 10-0; Rohit 9(5) Dhawan 1(1)#01:26 am: FOUR! Rohit Sharma starts the innings with a boundry. #01:25 am: Welcome Back: Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan comes out to open the innings. Roach will open the attackINNINGS BREAK!#01:11 am: FOUR! 15 runs off the last over and 1 wicket. West Indies finished 240/7 in their 35 overs. India will have to chase 255 in 35 overs according to the DLS revised target.#01:08 am: Out! A pacy delivery and Brathwaite, who wanted to go big, managed a cue-end. Pant took a good high catch.#01:07 am: SIX! Brathwaite knew Khaleel is gonna bowl the short one, he just cleared his front leg and smashed it straight down the ground.#01:06 am: Khaleel Ahmed to bowl the last over of the innings. Brathwaite will be on strike.#01:05 am: Just four runs of the 34th over. Shami bowled a very tight line here. Score after 34 overs: WI 225-6; Brathwaite 6(11) Fabian Allen 2(4)#01:02 am: Score after 33 overs: WI 221-6; Fabian Allen 0(1) Brathwaite 4(8)#12:59 am: OUT! Khaleel gets his second wicket of the day. Skipper Holder wanted this slower back of a length delivery to hit over long-on but failed to get the elevation and the ball goes straight into the hands of Kohli.#12:55 am: Score after 32 overs: WI 217-5; Brathwaite 1(6) Holder 13(17)#12:52 am: Score after 31 overs: WI 216-5; Brathwaite 1(2) Holder 12(15)#12:49 am: OUT! The danger man has gone and Shami is the man who removed him. It was on the slot but Pooran decided to just chip it to Manish Pandey at long-on. He could have easily cleared him, had he gone for the hit. Carlos Brathwaite is the new man in.#12:48 am: Score after 30 overs: WI 211-4; Pooran 30(15) Holder 8(12)#12:47 am: SIX! Pooran is on the role here. Looks like Gayle had gave him something he had been having for the years.#12:45 am: SIX more! Pooran has decided to do what he does the best. Send the ball outta park. Length ball outside off, Pooran bent down on knees and slog sweeps it over mid-wicket.#12:44 am: Score after 29 overs: WI 194-4; Holder 6(10); Pooran 16(11)#12:41 am: SIX! A short ball from Chahal and Nicholas Pooran sends it out of the park. West Indies would want him to hit few of them more. #12:37 am: Score after 28 overs: WI 183-4; Pooran 8(7); Holder 4(8)#12:30 am: Score after 26 overs: WI 172-4; Holder 1(2); Pooran 0(1)#12:28 am: OUT! Jadeja does the trick and removed another set batsman Shai Hope. It was quicker on the stumps and Hope tried to push it through the off-side but the ball skids on to hit the stumps. West Indians have wasted the start they got from Gayle and Lewis.#12:24 am: Score after 25 overs: WI 171-3; Pooran 0(1) Shai Hope 24(48)#12:23 am:  OUT Bowled! Shami strikes. Shami anticipated early that Hetmyer is gonna go after it and he bowled a slow off-cutter that decieved the West Indian and hit top of off stump. Genious stuff from Shami.#12:20 am: Score after 24 overs: WI 167-2; Shai Hope 23; (47)Hetmyer 22(28)#12:15 am: Score after 23 overs: WI 164-2; Shai Hope 22(44) Hetmyer 20(25). Jadeja to bowl his first over.#12:11 am: Here we go. Hope and Hetmyer comes back to bat. Shami to bowl the 23rd over. #11:50 pm: The umpires have come out for an inspection. Play to resume at 14:35 local time. It will be a 35 overs per side match.The rain fails to relent. If WI don’t bat any more, the 20-over DLS target for India will be 194. Well, we are hearing that the umpires have come out for an inspection. So, the rain must have stopped.#10:45 pm: Groundsmen are working on the pitch. while fans await action to resume. Forget it… forget what I said earlier. The covers are back. It is again raining here. How cruel it was. Its like you are thirsty for years and just when you are about to drink water but someone snatched your glass. #10:43 pm: It has stopped raining at the moment. If there is no more rain, we will have a 13:15 PM (local) scheduled start, tweets BCCI.#10:30 pm: Good News! The rain has stopped and covers are being removed. West Indies would be thanking Gayle and Lewis as their run-rate right now will only hurt India. A big target with fewer overs on a rain-hit ground. Its gonna be a tough task for India.#09:55 pm: The rain has got heavier and now we have started losing overs from here as more than an hour’s game has been lost due to the rains.#09:30 pm: India have pulled things back well after that early onslaught from Chris Gayle and Evin Lewis, but after 22 overs, West Indies are well paced at 158/2.#08:50 pm: Okay! Its raining again. And covers have come in. This is the second rain interuption of the day and it is depressing. Lets hope it doesn’t take a long to resume.#08:45 pm: Score after 22 overs: WI 158-2; Shai Hope 19(40); Hetmyer 18(23)#08:40 pm: Score after 15 overs: WI 134-2; Hetmyer 9(10); Shai Hope 4(11)#08:30 pm: India have bounced back as both openers are back in the hut. But they have done their jobe nicely and rest will depend on these two young men. Score after 12 overs: WI 121-2; Hetmyer 0(2); Shai Hope 0(1)#08:27 pm: OUT! It was brave effort from Khaleel to bowl gayle after being hit so brutally. And he gets the award. Gayle, the dangerman, has gone. Everybody is giving him a hug since its his last match and Virat even shakes a leg with the Universe Boss. Gayle c Kohli b Khaleel Ahmed 72(41) [4s-8 6s-5]#08:20: Wicket! Chahal provides India with the much needed breakthrough. Lewis goes down the track and tried to slog, gets a top edge and Dhawan takes a good catch. Score after 11 overs: WI 115-1; Shai Hope 0(1); Gayle 66(37)#08:15 pm: Score after 10 overs: WI 114-0; Lewis 43(28); Gayle 65(33) And Kohli introduces spin. Chahal comes to strike.#08:10 pm: Fifty comes up for Gayle and 100 for West Indies. What a player he is. Probably his last game at home and he is showing the world why is called the Universe Boss. #08:07 pm: Bhuvi to continue. Can he stop Gayle and Lewis today? No… Not today. 18 runs off the over. Score after 9 overs: WI 97-0 #07:59 pm: Bowling change – Khalil Ahmed comes to the attack. And he had a forgetable first over here. 16 runs off the over and it wasn’t Gayle. It was Lewis. Score after 8 overs: 79#07:55 pm: Another expensive over from Bhuvneshwar and he can’t really do much about it when Lewis and Gayle are in such mood. Score after 7 overs: WI 63-0#07:50 pm: 6,0,4,2,4,4 in this over. Gayle is on fire here and so does Lewis. Score after 6 overs: WI 49-0; Gayle 30(22); Lewis 15(15)#07:45 pm: A big over for West Indies. Four, Four and a six on the last ball to Bhuvneshwar. After to very good overs, Bhuvi gets the taste of his own medicine. Score after 5 overs: WI 29-0; Lewis 15(15); Gayle 10(16)#07:39 pm: Maiden from Shami. A very good come back from the pacer. After going for 11 runs in his first over, he came back strongly. No change in the score after four overs.#07:35 pm: Another wonderful over from Bhuvneshwar. After a maiden, just one run off the voer. Score after 3 overs: WI 13-0Gayle 10(15) Lewis 1(4)#07:30 pm: Not a good first over from Shami. A no ball and six on a free hit and then a boundary to end the over. Score after 2 overs: WI 12-0; Gayle 10(12); Lewis 0(1)#07:25 pm: Good news. the covers are coming off and it won’t take a long for the game to resume.#07:07 pm: Guess what!  It has started raining. Although it looks a passing shower, but the covers are coming in and we will have to wait a little for action to resume.#07:04 pm: What a wonderful start for India as Bhuvi bowls a maiden here. Score after 1 overs: WI 0-0; Gayle 0(6) Lewis 0(0). Mohammed Shami, right-arm fast medium, comes into the attack#07:00 pm: Gayle and Lewis are at the crease. Gayle is on strike. Bhuvneshwar will open the attack. Here we go…..#06:42 pm: India (Playing XI): Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli(c), Rishabh Pant(w), Shreyas Iyer, Kedar Jadhav, Ravindra Jadeja, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammed Shami, Yuzvendra Chahal, Khaleel Ahmed#06:41 pm: West Indies (Playing XI): Chris Gayle, Evin Lewis, Shai Hope(w), Shimron Hetmyer, Nicholas Pooran, Roston Chase, Jason Holder(c), Carlos Brathwaite, Fabian Allen, Kemar Roach, Keemo Paul#06:40 pm: Weather and pitch report: The chances of rain for the third ODI is 30 percent at Port of Spain. The forecast for the second ODI was 10 percent and even that resulted in a delay of more than one hour. #06:37 pm: Toss Time: West Indies have won the toss and they have opted to bat first.#06:36 pm: West Indies Probable XI: Evin Lewis, Chris Gayle, Shai Hope(w), Nicholas Pooran, Shimron Hetmyer, Roston Chase, Jason Holder(c), Carlos Brathwaite, Oshane Thomas, Sheldon Cottrell, Kemar Roach#06:35 pm: India Probable XI: Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli(c), Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant(w), Kedar Jadhav, Ravindra Jadeja, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Shami, K Khaleel Ahmed/Navdeep Saini#6:30 pm: Hello and welcome to News Nation Live Blog: India will look to series win while West Indies would want to give Universe Boss Chris Gayle a fitting farewell as they clash in the third and final ODI at Port of Spain. Stay with us as we bring you all the live action from the Caribbean. last_img read more

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Korblah, Olusanya, Others Win 2018 Lakowe Lakes Golf Classic

first_imgSunday Odegha, a past winner of the tournament finished in third place in the Pros’ event.In the competition, which format was better ball Stableford (full handicap allowance) and scoring was lowest two of the group, including that of the professional, Friday Adache of Ilorin Golf Club, helped his team made up of Ikechukwu Boniface Ozoh, Kim Jong Keun and Olajide Aworanti, settle for the second place.Yemi Ajibola, Douglas Koebbe, and Rautenbach Francois, playing alongside Bashir Bakare of host club grabbed the third spot after carding 258 nett over 36 holes.Director of Golf at the club, Campbell Elliot, while speaking about the double-pronged tourney, where tour professionals competed among themselves, while still playing alongside three amateur players in their respective teams said, “the tournament having evolved very well in the last five years is getting the right marks and comment as it turns six.“From experience perspectives, the members are of the view that this is the best and from the perspectives of the professional, they find the course to be in the best condition of all they have played so far. All in all, we would happily say that we are moving in the right direction.”According to him, “It’s fun’s to tie the country’s independence celebration with the club’s anniversary, which is what this tourney does.“Going forward, we had to change the name to Lakowe Lakes Golf Classic in our effort to rebrand the event as a long-term tournament (that we can use to celebrate our club anniversary, as well Nigeria’s Independence Day), without necessarily calling it an anniversary tournament.So, the name Lakowe Lakes Golf Classic has come to stay even though the tournament would be used to celebrate the country’s independence anniversary as well as the club’s anniversary as well.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram Former Professional Golfers’ Association of Nigeria (PGAN), Emos Korblah, contributed immensely to the success of his team, which consisted of Omoboyede Olusanya; Kola Ashiru-Balogun and David Maji, at the 2018 Lakowe Lakes Golf Classic.Not only did Korblah of Achimota Golf Club, Ghana enjoy fame with the team, he also fought his professional colleagues to a standstill to emerge the winner of the Pros’ event with the three under par he shut over 36 holes.Still in the Pros’ event, Aminu Mustafar of Ilorin Golf Club, and Nojeem Sofela of MicCom Golf and Country Club, Osun State finished joint second. Sofela, who missed the diadem by the skin of his teeth, was in top form two years ago, when he helped his team to win the tourney, then christened Lakowe Lakes Golf Club Anniversary and Independence Day Pro-Am.last_img read more

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