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first_img View Comments Amber Milt Yep, just a little bit of pixie dust! Broadway Balances America, the special six-part series airing on The Balancing Act on Lifetime Television, continued its third season on September 27 with a special look at the Broadway.com Audience Choice Award-winning musical Finding Neverland. Correspondent Amber Milt chats with Tony-winning director Diane Paulus, Emmy-winning choreographer Mia Michaels and Olivier winner Laura Michelle Kelly, who starred in the Broadway production of Neverland. Click play!center_img Broadway Balances Americalast_img read more

first_img       Changes From August              2008July2008August              2007July   2008August2007 TotalNumberNumberAug-08Jul-08Aug-07AreaLabor ForceEmployedUnemployedRate (%)Rate (%)Rate (%)Barre-Montpelier28,55027,3001,2504.45.03.2Bennington12,70012,1006004.95.03.6Bradford4,7004,5002004.34.53.5Brattleboro23,60022,5001,0504.54.93.5Burlington-South Burlington113,450109,1004,3503.94.13.0Hartford19,95019,4505002.62.92.0Manchester12,30011,8005004.24.53.1Middlebury18,20017,4507504.24.43.3Morristown-Stowe20,25019,4008504.24.43.1Newport13,45012,7007505.76.04.1Randolph8,8008,4004004.65.13.3Rutland28,45026,9001,5505.45.73.9Springfield11,85011,3005504.85.03.6St. Johnsbury14,70014,0506504.54.63.6Swanton-Enosburg14,30013,6507004.75.23.8Warren-Waitsfield3,7003,6001003.03.42.5Woodstock3,7003,6001002.83.12.2Vermont Total355,050339,95015,1004.34.53.2 Total Labor Force351,200352,700352,800-1,500-1,600   Employment333,800335,800339,300-2,000-5,500   Unemployment17,30016,90013,5004003,800   Rate (%) Note: Rate is unemployed divided by total labor force, expressed as a percent.Source:Vermont Department of Labor in cooperation with the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics UNEMPLOYMENT EDGES UP SLIGHTLY TO 4.9% IN AUGUST, JOB GROWTH SLIPS DOWN -0.2%.Montpelier (September 19, 2008) — The Vermont Department of Labor announced today that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for August 2008 was 4.9 percent, up one-tenth of a point from the revised July rate of 4.8% and up 1.1 points from a year ago.”National economic conditions continue to have their impact on Vermont’s labor market, though not quite to the same degree,” said Patricia Moulton Powden, Commissioner of the Vermont Department of Labor. “Vermont’s one-tenth of a point increase in unemployment was much smaller than the nation’s four-tenths increase in August. Job losses have been smaller on a percentage basis as well, though any job losses remain a concern.”Vermont’s observed seasonally adjusted monthly changes in employment, unemployment and unemployment rate are not statistically different from July values. For comparison purposes, the US seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for August was 6.1 percent, up four-tenths of a point from July 2008. Unemployment rates for Vermont’s 17 labor market areas ranged from 2.6% percent in Hartford to 5.7% percent in Newport. Local labor market area unemployment rates are not seasonally adjusted. For comparison, the unadjusted unemployment rate for Vermont was 4.3 percent, down two-tenths of a point from July 2008 and up 1.1 points from a year ago.Jobs Data (Vermont’s job count estimates are produced from a statewide survey of business establishments conducted under the Current Employment Survey (CES) – a cooperative effort with the US Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.)Seasonally adjusted job levels fell by 800 or -0.3% over July, and by -1,000 or -0.3% over the year. Job losses were spread over many sectors including Manufacturing, Construction, Trade, Transportation & Utilities, Education & Health services, Financial Activities, Other services and Government. A notable exception was Leisure and Hospitality which added 200 seasonally adjusted jobs in August.Before adjustment, Total Non-Farm jobs were essentially flat, -50 jobs from July to August, but down 600 jobs or -0.2% annually. Only Leisure and Hospitality showed any significant seasonal job gains from July to August (+700 / 2.0%), but the segment remains essentially flat over the year. The Health Care & Social Assistance sector continues to show good annual job gains (950/2.5%). Manufacturing is down over the year (-850 / -2.4%) as is the Construction sector, (-750 / -4.0%). Declines in construction may have been aggravated by poor weather in the measurement period. Michael Griffin ghallock 2006-03-08T18:42:20Z 2004-09-24T14:43:24Z 2008-09-18T12:03:59Z DET 11.8107 Sheet1 600 600 3 5 False False False Column A 26512 lmaur_26512 SourcePrintArea HtmlStatic 23072 lmaur_23072 SourceRange $A$2:$G$32 HtmlStatic 2220 11970 -15 4365 False False HTML_CodePage =1252 HTML_Control ={“‘Sheet1’!$A$362:$G$394″} HTML_Description =”” HTML_Email =”” HTML_Header =”” HTML_LastUpdate =”1/23/06″ HTML_LineAfter =FALSE HTML_LineBefore =FALSE HTML_Name =”” HTML_OBDlg2 =TRUE HTML_OBDlg4 =TRUE HTML_OS =0 HTML_PathFile =”D:\SHARE\lss\LMAUR.HTM” HTML_Title =”” Print_Area 1 =Sheet1!#REF!VERMONT LABOR FORCE AND UNEMPLOYMENTLABOR MARKET AREAS BY RESIDENCE (Not Seasonally Adjusted)August 2008 Estimates Vermont Labor Force Statistics (Seasonally Adjusted)last_img read more

first_imgWeek Ending November 22, 2008There were 1,562 new regular benefit claims for Unemployment Insurance last week, an increase of 355 from the week before. Altogether 9,492 new and continuing claims were filed,1,065 more than a week ago and 2,293 more than a year earlier. In addition, the Department processed 1,126 claims for benefits under Emergency Unemployment Compensation, 2008, an increase of 49 from last week.The Unemployment Weekly Report can be found at:http://www.vtlmi.info/(link is external)Previously released Unemployment Weekly Reports and other UI reports can be found at:http://www.vtlmi.info/lmipub.htm#uc(link is external)last_img read more

first_imgBy Dialogo December 03, 2010 I think it is a disaster at this era of the XXI century that the Government of Nicaragua has made up this supposed boundary problem with a country like Costa Rica which invades with military forces against one that has no army to disgracefully receive favor in relations with the establishment of Cuba, Venezuela and Bolivia, how ignorant of these countries, like the King of Spain told Chavez, “Why don’t you shut up?” I would say “Why don’t you stop screwing everyone else and live like dogs in your own home and not in the neighborhood. This is like returning to the colonial times and times of conquests by ignorant people and the starving conquistadors of that barbaric time. When Costa Rica is an actual example of a democratic country for more than 60 years without the scumbags which are the military that run all of the underdeveloped countries of Latin America, what are they good for if they are only starving the people. Personally to me CR IS THE SECOND SWITZERLAND in America and it merits imitation, and it is a challenge for the other developed countries – come up with a solution worthy of civilized people who have evolved. I believe that in reality Daniel Ortega is a complete royal mess he hasn’t noticed that what he wants to do is finish destroying the country and the one that it should matter most to is this same Daniel because the people of Nicaragua have blood running through their veins not water and won’t tolerate such stupidity he is better off stopping these plans which will only destroy and bring pain to the families of the young at the mercy of the selfish. I am from Nicaragua and he is bad without any knowledge of governance I don’t know, do we allow this, my people let’s act the way we should. Don’t let our rights be violated, let’s show them that we love our Nicaragua. I lost an uncle in the last war and I would want any more misfortune for my country. I now live in COSTA RICA but I love my country. President Daniel Ortega has asked Nicaraguan lawmakers to pass emergency laws to give him greater power to mobilize troops, amid a surge in tensions over a border row with Costa Rica. The move has alarmed some analysts who see it as a bid by Ortega to take advantage of the diplomatic spat to concentrate more power in his own hands. Nicaragua’s constitution bars mandatory military service, but the proposed laws would allow Ortega to order a “national mobilization” during conflicts or natural disasters. The proposal would make “all human, technical and material resources that fall under the defense plan” subject to such mobilizations and any asset or public official considered useful for national defense “will be put under the control of the Nicaraguan Army.” Former president Arnoldo Aleman said it appeared that Ortega was trying to reestablish the state security and mandatory military service that existed during the leftist Sandinista revolutionary government he led from 1979-1990. The move comes amid a border dispute with Costa Rica that has prompted Nicaragua to send troops to the San Juan River, which forms most of its southern frontier with Costa Rica. The Washington-based Organization of American States has called a meeting of foreign ministers for December 7 in Washington to try to defuse the tensions. The two neighbors have clashed since the 19th century over navigation rights on the San Juan River. The International Court of Justice last year ruled that Nicaragua had sovereignty over the river, but that Costa Rica also had the right to freely use the waterway for tourism and trade. The court also rejected Costa Rica’s request that it be allowed to deploy armed patrols along the river.last_img read more

first_img– Advertisement – World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) declared the country’s anti-doping agency, RUSADA, non-compliant with its code in December last year; Russia currently face exclusion from international events such as the Tokyo Olympics and 2022 FIFA World Cup Last Updated: 05/11/20 6:09pm RUSADA’s subsequent appeal against WADA’s decision and a series of sanctions has this week been heard by the CAS during an arbitration procedure in Lausanne, Switzerland. The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) expects to make a decision on Russia’s appeal against their four-year ban on competing at international events by the end of the year. The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) declared the country’s anti-doping agency, RUSADA, non-compliant with its code in December last year over alleged manipulation of laboratory data.Russia has denied the allegations.- Advertisement – Now TV now just £25 a month Save over 25% and grab a NOW TV Sky Sports Month Pass for just £25 a month for 3 months. Cancel anytime Russia is appealing against sanctions that will prevent athletes from competing under their flag at international events such as the Tokyo Olympics
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first_img Metro Sport ReporterThursday 4 Apr 2019 7:59 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link Ryan Fraser has hailed Arsenal as a ‘massive club’ (EMPICS)Bournemouth winger Ryan Fraser admits he is flattered after being linked with a summer move to Arsenal.The 25-year-old has been one of Bournemouth’s standout performers in the Premier League this season with six goals and 10 assists so far.Unai Emery, meanwhile, is looking to improve his Arsenal squad in the summer transfer window and Fraser is reportedly on the club’s shortlist.Denis Suarez has failed to impress after joining on loan from Barcelona in the January window and with Arsenal opting to not make the Spaniard’s move permanent at the end of the season, the Gunners reportedly view Fraser as an alternative signing.ADVERTISEMENT Advertisement Fraser is reportedly on Arsenal’s radar ahead of the summer transfer window (Getty Images)‘I’m not going to lie, it’s very nice,’ Fraser told Sky Sports.AdvertisementAdvertisement‘It means you are are doing something right.‘They are a huge club, a massive club.More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man City‘When you see your name thrown around you always think to yourself that you are a Bournemouth player and you try to do well.‘I’m not going to lie, you do feel good, especially when it’s a massive club.’More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing Arsenal Comment Ryan Fraser breaks silence over Arsenal transfer link Advertisementlast_img read more

first_imgU.S. Army Corps of Engineers photo by Francisco G. HammThe U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Galveston District has just released this beautiful photo from the Babe’s Beach nourishment project in Galveston, TX, adding that the beach fill work is currently underway near 61st street.This project, conducted by Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD), will place up to 711,000 cubic yards of beach quality sand along the island’s seawall, beginning at 61st and moving west toward 83rd Street.The scheme – officially kicked off last week – is a collaborative effort sponsored by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston Park Board, City of Galveston and the Texas General Land Office (GLO).The project will take approximately 60 days to complete and during construction, public access to west seawall beaches beginning at 61st moving west toward 83rd Street will be limited.last_img read more

first_imgWRBI Area High School Basketball ScoresFriday  (1-10)Girls BasketballRipley County Tourney @ Jac-Cen-DelBatesville  64     Milan  25Jac-Cen-Del  43     South Ripley  16Oldenburg Academy  42     Shawe Memorial  14Greensburg  54     Franklin County  32Rivertown Classic @ South DearbornConsolation GameRising Sun  48     South Dearborn  44Boys BasketballRivertown Classic @ South DearbornConsolation GameSouth Dearborn  60     Rising Sun  58   (OT)East Central  58      Rushville  50Greensburg  69     Shelbyville  43Columbus East  67     Franklin County  49Oldenburg Academy  45     Shawe Memorial  32North Decatur  59      Hauser  57last_img read more

first_imgDELAWARE TOWNSHIP, Ind. — Ripley County Clerk Mary Ann McCoy reminds voters of Delaware Township the voting location has moved.This year they will be voting at the Delaware Fire Station, 5452 State Road 129.If there are questions, please call 812-689-4783.last_img

first_imgGreensburg, In. — The Decatur County Memorial Hospital has received a “Bronze” recognition by the American Heart Association in the 2017 Workplace Health Achievement Index.The index uses science-based best practices to evaluate and promote a culture of health in the workplace. The index also calculates the average heart health score for employees of participating companies that securely submit health data.“The American Heart Association is building a culture of health and well-being throughout the country, and on behalf of the Association, we congratulate these local companies and thank them for their efforts in cultivating healthier workplaces and communities,” said Kathy Krusie, chair of the American Heart Association’s Indianapolis board of directors.The Association’s Workplace Health Achievement Index allows companies to measure the effectiveness of their workplace health programs, as well as the overall heart health of their employees. Unlike other existing organizational scorecards, the Index also scores companies on the heart health of their employees based on Life’s Simple 7® – the Association’s scientifically validated definition of ideal heart health. The key factors contributing to optimal heart health include smoking cessation, maintaining a healthy weight, staying physically active, eating a healthy diet, managing blood pressure, lowering cholesterol, and keeping blood sugar at a healthy level.Decatur County Memorial Hospital was one only eight hospitals in the state that were recognized in the index.last_img read more