1 dead, 1 critical after WBD accident

first_imgA motorist is dead and his pillion rider is battling for her life at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) following a collision with a motorcar on Monday night.The car and motorcycle that were involved in the collision at Canal Number Two Public RoadDead is Neil Nunes, 47, of Lot 81 Belle West, Canal Number Two Polder, West Bank Demerara. Injured is 35-year-old Nichola Garnette.Reports are the duo was proceeding east along the southern carriageway of the Canal Number Two Public Road on motorcycle CJ 8132 when they collided with motorcar PVV 1097, which was proceeding in the opposite direction. According to Police, following the impact, both victims were thrown from the cycle but were quickly picked up and rushed to the West Demerara Regional Hospital (WDRH) where they were examined and transferred to the GPHC. However, Nunes succumbed to his injuries at about 02:00h on Tuesday. A breathalyser test was conducted on the driver of the motorcar but there was no trace of alcohol. He remains in Police custody and is assisting with the investigation.last_img read more

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Orona advances to quarterfinals

first_img6:15 p.m. Santa Fe High School’s Marcus Orona fought off a challenge from Gilroy’s Martin Gonzalez and advanced to tonight’s CIF State wrestling championships quarterfinals with a 3-1 victory in the third round earlier today at Bakersfield’s Rabobank Arena. The Chiefs junior, the No. 2 competitor at 119 pounds in the state, is one of four area wrestlers who advanced to the third round. Heavyweight Lenny Romero, also from Santa Fe, lost a tough 3-1 decision in sudden-death overtime to Clovis’ Jonathan Zomora, Schurr’s Julian Zuniga (215) dropped a 7-2 setback to Clovis’ Vince Lopez and California’s Ruben Warr (130) lost, 12-10, to Bakersfield Buchanan’s Isidro Gutierrez in the third round. Romero, Zuniga and Warr are still in the running for a top eight finish. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img read more

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LETTERKENNY HOSPITAL TO OPERATE ‘NORMALLY’ DESPITE JUNIOR DOCTORS STRIKE

first_imgLetterkenny General Hospital – open on TuesdayLetterkenny Hospital will be open for business as usual on Tuesday, the HSE says.Emergency Department and other services such as maternity, renal dialysis, oncology day care, day surgery and endoscopy will continue as normal despite a junior doctors strike. “Some of the outpatient services will be affected,” said the HSE in a statement. “However, patients are being advised to turn up to their appointments unless they received a phone call from the hospital advising them that their appointment has been postponed. If patients have concerns that they may have missed a call from the hospital, they may contact the hospital helpline on 074 91 04429.”Sean Murphy, General Manager told Donegal Daily: “Our advice to patients is very simple. If you have an appointment, turn up. If it was necessary to postpone your appointment, you will have received a phone call from us. If you are concerned that you may have missed a call from us, you can contact our helpline number on 074 9104429.“We are trying to minimise the disruption to our patients tomorrow but we accept that there will be delays and we apologise for any inconvenience in advance. All postponed appointments will be rescheduled as soon as possible.  LETTERKENNY HOSPITAL TO OPERATE ‘NORMALLY’ DESPITE JUNIOR DOCTORS STRIKE was last modified: October 7th, 2013 by John2Share 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:LETTERKENNY HOSPITAL TO OPERATE ‘NORMALLY’ DESPITE JUNIOR DOCTORS STRIKElast_img read more

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Two years into Iraq war, National Guard deaths silenced a state

first_img Folks like James Kinlow, who survived just six weeks in that hostile land. His journal from those weeks depicts a Guard unit quickly coming to grips with unpredictable dangers. He encounters his first roadside bomb during his third mission June 10. “We heard this big bang and saw black smoke. We immediately sped up and blocked off the road. We went looking for the suspects but never found anyone. Today I was really scared.” On June 13, he frets over orders to raid a house and take detainees. “I really didn’t want to do this. They said that there would probably be a lot of shooting. But the Lord answered my prayers and it was called off. The bad part is that we have to do this tonight at 2400 hrs.” On June 26: “We had a crew to get hit tonight. Steed, Williams, Haggin, Jones, Hosendole. They were all injured but none life threatening. This is the first time people from our Co. were injured. This Really Hit Home Tonight.” Kinlow’s final entry, July 23, ends on a happier note “Got my leave.” He could look forward to two weeks at home in mid-August. The next day, the unseen bomb ripped through the armor of Kinlow’s Humvee. He was at the wheel, Sgt. Carl Fuller led the patrol squad, Spc. Gus Brunson manned the machine gun, and Spc. John Frank Thomas sat ready with his rifle in the back. None survived. They were the first combat casualties for the 48th Brigade since World War II. And the carnage continued with shocking swiftness. Another roadside bomb killed four more 48th soldiers July 30. On Aug. 3, three more died when a suicide car bomber hit their checkpoint. Eleven dead in 11 days. In Georgia, a state that’s home to 13 military bases and has deployed thousands of active-duty troops to Iraq since 2003, these deaths hit particularly hard. Gov. Sonny Perdue wept openly at a news conference. From the statehouse to office buildings, factories and school classrooms, the entire state paused for a moment of silence Aug. 18. As each death was reported, surviving comrades struggled to keep their composure. Sgt. David R. Jones had been a deputy at the Richmond County Jail for seven years, and he fell back on the gallows humor of the jailhouse when his comrades died. When Kinlow’s crew was killed in Baghdad, Jones wrote to his wife in Augusta: “This is a test of the David Stabilization System.” Jones, 45, had volunteered to deploy to fill a vacancy in the 48th Brigade. His jailer’s wage didn’t always cover the bills, and Jones hoped hazard pay from Iraq would help his family’s financial struggles. But no pay could compensate for these hazards. The June 26 explosion that jolted Kinlow left Jones with a scratched cornea. Then, a few weeks later, came Kinlow’s death. “He got really down after Kinlow’s accident. It took him a while to bounce back up,” said his wife, Karen Jones. “He put in one of his letters that that was the good part about ADD (attention deficit disorder) you couldn’t put your mind to one topic for too long.” Jones had just six days to grieve. On July 30, his patrol struck another roadside bomb. He and three others died. “David did say it was really hard to go back out. But they went,” his wife said. “That’s what courage is when you know what can happen and you go anyway.” Staff Sgt. Richard Moses had been Kinlow’s squad leader in the brigade’s Alpha Company, 2nd Battalion, 121st Infantry Regiment. He was sidelined early after injuring a knee during field exercises in Kuwait. As his knee mends at Fort Gordon in Augusta, he’s also dealing with guilt. “The first eight guys, we were all like family in the same platoon,” Moses said. “That was my vehicle that got blown up. Kinlow was my driver. If my knee hadn’t have been out, I would have been in that vehicle. … “I’m taking medicine now for nerve problems and sleep, because I’m having dreams about my soldiers every night. I’m afraid to go to sleep.” As a combat engineer in the 48th Brigade, Spc. Mathew Gibbs would scout patrol routes in a hulking armored vehicle the Army calls a “buffalo,” designed to sniff out bombs before they kill other troops. On Aug. 2, the 21-year-old factory worker called his wife and family in the rural, southwest Georgia town of Ambrose. He’d been assigned to a new duty, manning checkpoints. The next day, a suicide bomber detonated a car loaded with explosives at the checkpoint Gibbs was guarding with two other soldiers. The Fleetwood mobile home factory in Alma, where Gibbs worked building interior walls, stopped its fast-paced production line for a moment of silence. Rae Gibbs asked her husband’s fellow soldiers to tell all they knew. “They all assured me they didn’t even know what was coming and didn’t know what hit them.” Before he deployed, Gibbs planned to move his wife and daughters, ages 5 and 3, to a small house on his in-laws’ farm. He had the restoration plans drawn up. He’d even picked the color bright yellow. “He should have gotten to college like he planned. He should have gotten to watch his daughters grow up,” said Lee Carver, Gibbs’ mother-in-law. “He should have gotten to paint that house yellow.” On the Net: Georgia Army National Guard http://www.dod.state.ga.us/pages/georgiaarmyguard.html 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREWalnut’s Malik Khouzam voted Southern California Boys Athlete of the Week “Mr. James O. Kinlow, 35, of Holt St. died in Iraq.” Nearly seven months later, the sentence was completed. He died on July 24. He did not die alone; three of his comrades died as well. All together, 18 soldiers in the Georgia-based 48th Infantry Brigade have fallen since their arrival in Iraq in June, sad examples of the bloody price paid by U.S. citizen-soldiers in this war. Since the March 2003 invasion, at least 497 National Guard or Reserve troops have died in Iraq, nearly 1 in 4 U.S. casualties. These are not professional soldiers. These are the people who sell us insurance, drive our trucks, fix our cars. “The Guard is different in the respect that these folks are seen around town every day, driving a deputy sheriff’s patrol car or working at the 7-11 or teaching high school,” said U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga. “These are everyday folks who have been commanded to go to war.” THOMSON, Ga. (AP) During his 18 years in the Georgia National Guard, James Kinlow settled into a peaceful, small-town life focused more on being a citizen than a soldier. Kinlow had married his high-school sweetheart and rarely missed the Lincoln County Red Devils’ home football games. He worked in a lumber yard and drove a freight truck. The citizen-soldiers he trained with every month included family friends and former teachers; he cracked them up with his imitations of the officers. Then, late last year, he got the news: He was going to war. So between Christmas and New Year’s, he tore off two sheets of notebook paper and wrote out his life in summary, with a blank for the newspapers to fill in later, beginning with the end. last_img read more

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LAST FEW TICKETS FOR CROKER – GET DETAILS HERE

first_imgSOME retail outlets have the last few tickets left for Sunday’s match at Croke Park.Kelly’s Centra at Mountain Top in Letterkenny have 25 tickets left for the Nally Stand.Supervalu in Dungloe, Donegal Town and Ballybofey have a few Lower Hogan Stand tickets left. You won’t get tickets elsewhere….Croke Park say tickets for Donegal’s game against Dublin are sold out. LAST FEW TICKETS FOR CROKER – GET DETAILS HERE was last modified: August 29th, 2014 by John2Share 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:Croke Parkdonegalsemi-finalticketslast_img read more

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Staffing shortages are plaguing Donegal’s Community Hospitals – Doherty TD

first_imgDonegal Deputy Pearse Doherty has today slammed the Government and HSE over the ongoing problem of staffing shortages at a number of Donegal’s community hospitals.Deputy Doherty, the Sinn Féin Finance Spokesperson, was reacting after the latest figures from the HSE reveal that staffing shortages across the county’s community health facilities have been responsible for 41 incidences of bed closures between the years 2015 and 2018 to date.Blasting the figures, Deputy Doherty said: “The figures reveal that while a number of facilities have been forced to close beds over recent years due to issues such as building works, Superbug outbreaks, and to meet HIQA standards, they also show that since 2015 staffing shortages have been the reason for 41 of those bed closures. “Worryingly, the problem appears to be worsening because if we look at the data more closely we see that the number of closures has been steadily on the rise.“In 2015 staffing issues were responsible for six beds being closed and this was limited to Killybegs Community Hospital. The following year however, staffing problems were to blame for ten beds closing at Ramelton.“Last year, the problem of staff shortages was again present at Ramelton, while also having spread to Dungloe and Falcarragh and resulted in thirteen individual beds being closed in those community hospitals in 2017.“And we are only four months in to 2018 and already the HSE is blaming staff shortages on the decision to shut up to twelve beds across the system so far this year at its facilities in Buncrana, Dungloe and Falcarragh. “And while bed closures mean fewer beds for patients and thus less capacity in the system, what we see contained in this data is that occupancy rates across our hospitals is extremely high with many almost at full capacity.“For example last year and in 2016, Buncrana, Carndonagh, Killybegs, the Rock and the Sheil all had occupancy rates of over 90 per cent, and this serves to illustrate the pressure on community services to meet patient need and the growing demand for beds.“This situation is hardly surprising however given the policy over recent years of recruitment embargos across the health service, as well as the HSE’s flawed approach to recruitment in terms of both hiring personnel to fill new and existing vacancies and to provide staff cover.“Clearly, the Government is not only failing to act in the interest of patients and their families, but also they are neglecting to support hospitals and hospital staff who continue to be expected to complete near impossible workloads while demand on hospital services keeps growing.“This is why Sinn Féin will this week table a Private Members’ Motion calling on the Government to examine the issue of nurses’ pay and the subject of recruitment and to take the necessary steps needed to urgently address this problem which continues to have major implications for our community hospitals.” Staffing shortages are plaguing Donegal’s Community Hospitals – Doherty TD was last modified: April 23rd, 2018 by Rachel McLaughlinShare 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:COMMUNITY HOSPITALSHSEPearse Doherty TDstaffing shortageslast_img read more

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Historic Conversation in NYC: Ai Weiwei, Jack Dorsey & Richard MacManus

first_imgRelated Posts richard macmanus 8 Best WordPress Hosting Solutions on the Market Top Reasons to Go With Managed WordPress Hosting Tags:#Admin#Ai Weiwei Event#conferences#international#web On March 15, at the prestigious Paley Center in New York City, a conversation will take place between Chinese digital activist and artist Ai Weiwei, Twitter co-founder and chairman Jack Dorsey, and yours truly, Richard MacManus, ReadWriteWeb founder and editor in chief. The moderator will be Orville Schell, the director of the Center on U.S.-China Relations at the Asia Society in New York.The topic of the event is the emergence of digital activism for fostering positive social change. The onsite event is invitation only, but it will be live streamed exclusively on ReadWriteWeb on Monday, March 15, at 6:30 PM EST (-5 GMT), from the Paley Center for Media, New York City. The central question of the event is: What is the relevance of new social networking technologies in our culture and society; and how can we use these tools for digital activism in order to foster positive social change, particularly in China?You can start the discussion about it now on Twitter, using the hashtag #aiweiwei. We would also love to hear your thoughts on the topic via the comments here on ReadWriteWeb. To this end, shortly we will launch a special webpage that aggregates media and real-time conversation leading up to this event.Ai Weiwei and Digital Activism in ChinaReadWriteWeb has been actively covering events in China this year, in particular Google’s struggle to effect change regarding censorship in China. So I’m personally thrilled to join the conversation with these three smart and influential people: Ai Weiwei, Jack Dorsey and Orville Schell.Ai Weiwei is undoubtedly the star attraction. He is China’s leading digital activist and a pioneer in the use of blogging and Twitter in China. He’s also a renown international artist and architect. In the early 2000s, he collaborated with Swiss architects Herzog and de Meuron on the famous “Bird’s Nest” design of the National Stadium for the Beijing Olympics. Ai Weiwei later renounced that design as a “pretend smile” from the Chinese government. Here is a video that explains more about Ai Weiwei’s art and digital activism: A Web Developer’s New Best Friend is the AI Wai… Why Tech Companies Need Simpler Terms of Servic… Further Details About the EventThis historic event will be streamed live from the prestigious Paley Center for Media in New York City, enabling an audience of thousands around the world to view and listen – as well as participate in the discussion. The live conversation on stage will be shaped in part by the digital commentary around it, which itself is part of the ongoing global conversation about social media and social change. ReadWriteWeb is driving much of the online component of this event. Stay tuned for more details on that next week.Date: Monday, March 15, 2010Time: 6:30 – 8 p.m. Eastern Time, (-5 GMT)Venue: Paley Center for Media25 E. 52nd StreetNew York, NY 10019-6129Details About the ParticipantsThis information comes from the Paley Center website:Ai Weiwei is a conceptual artist, curator, architect, social commentator, and activist. He was born in 1957 into the domestic political exile of his father, the noted modernist poet Ai Qing. Ai Weiwei’s birthright was simultaneously one of a cultural insider and a political outsider, and he quickly perceived the contradictions of his condition.Ai Weiwei’s art has been shown in museums and galleries internationally. As a curator, he is known for cutting-edge exhibitions. In the early 2000s, he collaborated with the acclaimed Swiss architects Herzog & de Meuron on the winning design for the National Stadium project for the Beijing Olympics, popularly known as the “Bird’s Nest,” which he later renounced as a “pretend smile.”Ai Weiwei has never sought foreign citizenship and maintains his credibility among a devoted Chinese following as a highly active blogger, with his finger on the pulse of modern China. Unafraid to spotlight injustices, he has documented the arbitrary conviction and swift execution of alleged cop-killer Yang Jia in Shanghai, investigated shoddy school construction in Sichuan, and led a movement to oppose the nationwide installation of Internet filtering software in new computers. He is critical of one-party rule and government corruption, as well as the nationalist tendencies of China’s citizenry, which allow state power to go unchecked. As a result his blogs are shut down, his home studio is under surveillance, and he’s had to have cranial surgery for injuries sustained during a recent altercation with local police in Sichuan.Jack Dorsey is the creator, cofounder, and chairman of Twitter, Inc. Originally from St. Louis, Jack’s early fascination for mass-transit and how cities function led him to Manhattan and programming real-time messaging systems for couriers, taxis, and emergency vehicles. Throughout this work Jack witnessed thousands of workers in the field constantly updating where they were and what they were doing; Twitter is a constrained simplification designed for general usage and extended by the millions of people who make it their own every day. Jack is dedicated to creating public goods which foster approachability, immediacy, and transparency, and is starting a second company named Square focused on bringing these concepts to commerce.Richard MacManus is the founder and editor in chief of ReadWriteWeb, one of the most popular and influential technology blogs in the world. New Zealander MacManus founded ReadWriteWeb in 2003 and grew his blog about the evolving Internet into an international team of journalists. ReadWriteWeb is read by millions of thought leaders and consumers, and is syndicated daily by the New York Times.From the early days of blogging, social networks and YouTube to the future of machine learning, aggregate data analysis and other meta-trends, MacManus is widely recognized as a leader in articulating what’s next in technology and what it means for society at large.Orville Schell is the director of the Center on U.S.-China Relations at the Asia Society in New York. He has written fourteen books, including nine on China, and is at work on an interpretation of the last one-hundred years of Chinese history. He was a Fellow at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism and the recipient of many prizes and fellowships, including a Guggenheim Fellowship, the Overseas Press Club Award, and the Harvard-Stanford Shorenstein Prize in Asian Journalism. Prior to assuming his position at Asia Society, he served as Dean of the Graduate School of Journalism at the University of California, Berkeley.last_img read more

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Belo flies to KL with Gilas, hopes to join team in SEA Games

first_imgLATEST STORIES “In case, the SEA Games allows us (to make the replacement), at least he’s already there,” said head coach Jong Uichico.If approved, the Blackwater rookie will replace Carl Bryan Cruz in the roster.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSSEA Games: Philippines picks up 1st win in men’s water poloSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutCruz, together with Christian Standhardinger, were initially tasked to pull a double duty for Gilas Pilipinas after earlier seeing action at the 2017 Fiba Asia Cup in Beirut, Lebanon.Standhardinger will leave from Lebanon on Thursday to join the SEA Games-bound crew, while Cruz will await for the approval, which is expected to come out by Saturday, on the eve of the Philippines’ tournament opener against Thailand. UPLB exempted from SEA Games class suspension SEA Games in Calabarzon safe, secure – Solcom chief Belo is coming off a torn meniscus on his right knee which kept him out of the 2017 PBA Commissioner’s Cup.With his knee fully healed, the 24-year-old is gunning to claim his third gold in the biennial meet. Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. PH billiards team upbeat about gold medal chances in SEA Games PLAY LIST 03:07PH billiards team upbeat about gold medal chances in SEA Games05:25PH boxing team determined to deliver gold medals for PH02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games00:50Trending Articles01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students03:04Filipino athletes share their expectations for 2019 SEA Games00:45Onyok Velasco see bright future for PH boxing in Olympics02:25PH women’s volleyball team motivated to deliver in front of hometown crowd01:27Filipino athletes get grand send-off ahead of SEA Games Flags of SEA Games countries raised at Athletes Village MOST READ Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netMac Belo is keeping his hopes up that Gilas Pilipinas’ request for change of lineup will be approved by the competition committee in the 2017 Southeast Asian Games.The Midsayap, North Cotabato will still fly with the Nationals to Kuala Lumpur on Friday as the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) awaits the result of its request for a player change.ADVERTISEMENTcenter_img Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC Catriona Gray spends Thanksgiving by preparing meals for people with illnesses Read Next WATCH: Streetboys show off slick dance moves in Vhong Navarro’s wedding Man sworn in as lawyer by judge who sentenced him to prison as a teen 20 years ago LOOK: Venues for 2019 SEA Games Macandili not settling after winning AVC’s 2nd Best Libero View commentslast_img read more

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FRANCIS CUTS LOCKS FOR WORLD’S GREATEST SHAVE CAUSE

first_imgFrancis Wood, one of the Touch Football community’s most talented young referees, has given her hair its marching orders as part of the Leukaemia Foundation’s World’s Greatest Shave. For Wood, the 2007 World’s Greatest Shave was the culmination of a seven-year plan. The nineteen-year-old grew her long locks down to her buttocks before getting rid of them for charity. She had been growing her hair since first deciding to shave her head after her aunt Vicki was diagnosed with leukaemia in 1998. “I couldn’t do it while I was at school. I wanted to grow my hair past my bottom and do something weird and shave it off,” Francis said.  Aunt Vicki and mother Michelle are proud of the dedication that Francis has shown.Michelle, who has also shaved her head in the past, donated bone marrow to sister Vicki in 1999. “I think [shaving] it’s a great idea, I think it’s quite honourable,” Michelle said. Francis and Michelle both think more people should get involved with World’s Greatest Shave. So far Francis has raised about $1,500. She is aiming to reach $4,000 by the end of the year and is currently on track. Michelle fully supports what her daughter has done.“She took an overall look at it and knew that it was ok to do it. It wasn’t suffering, she didn’t go through any great loss, and it was only her hair. Cancer sufferers lose their hair and some don’t get it back,” Michelle said.  The Level Two referee, who has been involved in the sport as a player and a referee for over four years, has received great support from the Touch Football community.Francis’ refereeing abilities have recently been recognised with induction into the New South Wales Touch Association Talented Referees Youth Squad. However, it is her endeavour off the field that is sure to raise public awareness for what is an ongoing and very serious problem that affects many people. New South Wales Touch Association Administration Manager Kylie Hearne is full of praise for Francis’ initiative and commitment to the worthy cause.“We have all been touched by this insidious disease in one way or another. Last year as a Touch community we lost Mick Johnson, and earlier this year Matt Essey to cancer. It’s awesome that someone as young as Francis is taking the lead and realizing that it’s a disease that affects the old and the young and that we can all play a part in helping fight against it… Francis had the most beautiful long hair, so it’s great that she had no qualms in doing this, it’s incredibly selfless and we’re all pretty proud of her for doing it. It would be great if the Touch community got right behind her and helped raise as much money as possible,” Ms. Hearne said.World’s Greatest Shave has raised in excess of $55 million in the past eight years. The funds go to supporting patients and families living with leukaemia, lymphomas, myeloma and related blood disorders. It also assists in providing a range of services including education, transportation and counselling. Francis’ contribution will undoubtedly have a great benefit to many people. She said that getting involved with the World’s Greatest Shave was definitely worthwhile because there is no real downside. “I’m not missing the hair. It feels great actually. I love helping people. The money will go to helping kids that are sick. I haven’t missed out on anything, I lost some hair, but it’ll grow back.” Only a month after lopping her “do”, Francis is already planning to shave again. “I was actually thinking of doing it again at the end of the year because it’s actually growing quite fast. I just love it, it feels great.”Money can be contributed to Francis’ tally until the end of the year. If you would like to donate visit www.worldsgreatestshave.com – go to Sponsor, follow the links and enter Francis Wood.The up-and-coming whistleblower would like others to take a message from her actions. “Get out there; try new things and new experiences in life. This has been a great experience for me. It’s been fun, and it’s great to feel like you are helping people in some small way,” Francis said.last_img read more

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Photo: Jim Harbaugh Wears Allen Iverson Jersey To ODU Satellite Camp

first_imgJim Harbaugh looks content from the sidelines.MADISON, WI – NOVEMBER 18: Head coach Jim Harbaugh of the Michigan Wolverines watches action during a game against the Wisconsin Badgers at Camp Randall Stadium on November 18, 2017 in Madison, Wisconsin. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)Another day, another satellite camp for Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh. This morning, the khaki-wearing coach was at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Va. for a camp. Harbaugh, who wore a Hank Aaron jersey before a camp in Atlanta earlier this week, took the field wearing an Allen Iverson jersey today. Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh is wearing an Allen Iverson jersey at ODU’s football camp. pic.twitter.com/Tblj1g3uqO— Harry Minium (@Harry_MiniumVP) June 5, 2016This makes some sense because ODU is about a half an hour away from Iverson’s hometown of Hampton. It will be interesting to see which other jerseys Harbaugh breaks out on the camp circuit.last_img read more

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