Man injured while working in Flaherty construction site

first_imgUpdated Thursday at 2:48 p.m.A 54-year-old man was taken to Memorial Hospital on Tuesday morning after suffering a puncture wound in the back while working in Flaherty Hall, University spokesperson Dennis Brown said in an email.The incident occurred 9:24 a.m. Tuesday morning according to the Notre Dame Security Police (NDSP) crime log.Brown said the incident is currently being investigated as a potential assault by NDSP, as well as a potential workplace accident by the Indiana Occupational Safety and Health Administration and the man’s company.Flaherty Hall, which is currently under construction, is set to open in August as the University’s newest women’s residence hall.Tags: flaherty hall, injury, Memorial Hospitallast_img read more

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer makes excuse for Manchester United’s dismal goalscoring record

first_img Teen who scored against Man Utd has psychology exam next dayTo view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Play VideoLoaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 2:54FullscreenTeen who scored against Man Utd has psychology exam next day is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.Solskjaer added: ‘It’s a team improving, evolving – a young team.‘The culture is there to see every single day in training. No attitudes, with work rate, desire, now can we trust ourselves.‘You can see against Astana and Rochdale they want to impress, do well and maybe they rush their finish at times.’Manchester United host Arsenal on Monday night hoping to join the Gunners on 11 points, while Arsenal could move up to second if results go there way this weekend.More: FootballBruno Fernandes responds to Man Utd bust-up rumours with Ole Gunnar SolskjaerNew Manchester United signing Facundo Pellistri responds to Edinson Cavani praiseArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira moves Comment Metro Sport ReporterFriday 27 Sep 2019 10:36 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link550Shares Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s Manchester United are struggling in front of goal (Picture: Getty)Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has partially blamed Manchester United’s dismal goalscoring record on the injury crisis that has hit Old Trafford.The Red Devils put four goals past Chelsea on the opening day of the season but have since scored just six goals in seven matches in all competitions.United failed to find the back of the net in a shocking 2-0 defeat to West Ham last weekend and only drew 1-1 with League One side Rochdale in the Carabao Cup, before winning on penalties.Manchester United face Premier League rivals Arsenal this weekend but forwards Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial remain doubts for the fixture.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENTMore: 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 CityAsked about his team’s lack of goals on Friday morning, Solskjaer said: ‘You can see how much we’ve improved defensively.‘That’s where we put the big money in with Aaron [Wan-Bissaka] and Harry [Maguire], we don’t concede many chances, concede too many goals.‘The other way going forward is where we’ve struggled with injuries, Paul, Anthony, Marcus, we’ve had some bad luck in that respect.‘Building relationships… it doesn’t help when you lose players, these boys need to get the pattern of play and if you’re half a second with your movement.‘Sometimes the finishing could be better but that’s also down to some outstanding keepers out there.’ Advertisement Advertisement Ole Gunnar Solskjaer makes excuse for Manchester United’s dismal goalscoring recordlast_img read more

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PFA invests in UK solar parks as part of direct green energy strategy

first_imgDenmark’s biggest commercial pensions provider PFA is buying three solar photovoltaic (PV) plants in England from Danish firm European Energy, which developed the power plants, in a deal that involves an option to buy three more.PFA, which manages DKK545bn (€73.2bn) in assets, said the investment was part of its new strategy of putting money directly into the green energy sector.Henrik Nøhr Poulsen, director at PFA Asset Management, said: “This is a very interesting investment, and it is one of the first steps in our new strategy, which, among other things, involves a greater focus towards direct investments in renewable energy.”He said the investment was the company’s first in solar energy, as well as its first direct investment in energy where it owned 100% of the business. He said the parks, with a 20-year guaranteed feed-in tariff, would help ensure a stable long-term return for PFA’s customers, involving low risk in the current low-interest-rate environment.PFA did not say exactly how much the deal was worth, only that it paid European Energy – which develops onshore wind and solar PV projects – something between DKK100,000 and DKK1m for the plants.The three solar parks have a total installed capacity of 15 MW, but the deal includes an option to buy three more plants, which would increase total installed capacity to 29 MW.“Both PFA and European Energy expect that the takeover of the remaining three parks will fall into place during the last six months of 2016,” PFA said.European Energy said the deal still depended on several normal conditions being fulfilled, including formal confirmation of the applicable feed-in tariff.One of the solar plants PFA has bought will supply electricity for Nissan’s Sunderland factory, which produces the Japanese firm’s electric car, Nissan Leaf, alongside other models.last_img read more

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Wake-up exercise workout

first_img Tweet Share Gentle exercise to kick-start your dayWhile exercise studies have shown that vigorous exercise in the morning can compromise the immune system, gentle activity helps to wake up the brain and body, mobilizing joints, activating the postural muscles and raising body temperature and heart rate. Here’s the guide on how to successfully, and safely, exercise in the morning.This exercise workout sequence will take you just a few minutes – perform it on waking to start your day feeling energized.1. Before you even get out of bed, take a few deep breaths and have a stretch, right from the tips of the fingers to the toes.2. Now draw your knees into your chest and hug them. Drop your knees down to the left-hand side, taking your head over to the right; take a breath here, and as you exhale, bring the knees back through center and drop them to the right, taking the head to the left.3. Swing your legs off the bed and with feet hip distance apart and flat on the floor, drape your torso over your thighs, allowing arms to drop to the floor. Hang here for a moment then grasp your lower legs with your hands and pull up, so that you are rounding your back, and stretching through the shoulders. Release and roll back up to an upright position. Now link your hands together behind your back and straighten them, feeling a stretch across the chest and front of the shoulders. Hold for a moment and then release.4. Next, stand up and with feet below hips, begin to swing your arms around your body (left arm goes behind left hip while right arm crosses over the body, then reverse), allowing the torso and hips to rotate from side-to-side but keeping the tummy engaged. Let the head follow the movement, and keep it relaxed and rhythmical. Count to 30 while you do this.5. Now link your hands together and lift them overhead, with palms facing down. Keeping your tummy engaged and hips centred, drop your torso to the side, take a breath and then as you exhale, come back through center and drop to the other side.6. Next, grab your pillow and place it between your thighs, just above the knees. With weight evenly dispersed between heel and forefoot, bend the legs into a half-squat, squeezing the cushion and pressing the buttocks together. Pause for a couple of seconds, then stand up, rising up on to the balls of the feet, before lowering into the next repetition. Do this 10 times, squeezing the cushion throughout – you may feel a bit silly but this great exercise to wake up the large muscles in the legs and buttocks.7. Still standing tall, let your knees slightly bend and drop your arms by your sides. Take a breath and as you exhale, draw the chin to the chest and begin to roll forwards through the neck vertebrae, the upper back, the mid back and finally the lower back, until your head and arms are hanging down by your feet. Pause to take a breath and as you exhale, ‘rebuild’ the spine by rolling back up to a standing position. Imagine the spine is like a wheel turning. Do this three times, but on the last one, when you roll down, go all the way to the floor, bending the knees and taking your hands to the floor.8. Walk your hands out until you are lying flat on the floor, face down. You can rest your forehead on your hands. Keeping your hipbones pressing down into the floor, bring each foot alternately into the bottom and out straight again. Do this rhythmically, counting to 30.9. Next, push yourself back onto your hands and knees, so that you are on all fours, hands under shoulders, knees under hips. Gently pull in the tummy and round the back up, allowing the head to drop. Pause, then arch the back – lengthening it out as much as you can – and lifting the head. Repeat this three times and then rock back to your feet and keeping knees slightly bent, roll back up to standing.10. Give your shoulders a roll, shake out your arms and legs and go jump in the shower! Although you can’t really class this as a full-on workout, it’s a great way to start the day and prepare your body. So instead of taking a few minutes for that extra cup of coffee to give you the boost – energize with a bit of exercise! Try it tomorrow and see if it makes a difference to you and your day.Real Buzz Share Sharecenter_img Sharing is caring! HealthLifestyle Wake-up exercise workout by: – October 9, 2012 27 Views   no discussionslast_img read more

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Police investigates sudden death of Goodwill man

first_imgCasimir Benjamin Police are investigating the sudden death of a 41 year old man of Petit Savanne who resided at Murphy’s Lane in Goodwill.Police Public Relations Officer Sergeant Kenth Matthew said Casimir Benjamin was found dead at his home by a friend at about 8:30 pm on Wednesday night.“Benjamin was taken to the Princess Margaret Hospital soon after where he was pronounced dead. His body was secured at the Princess Margaret Hospital morgue awaiting a postmortem examination in preparation for an inquest which will be held later,” he said.Sergeant Matthew said it is believed that Benjamin was hypertensive. Dominica Vibes News Tweet 59 Views   one comment Share Sharecenter_img LocalNews Police investigates sudden death of Goodwill man by: – September 15, 2011 Sharing is caring! Sharelast_img read more

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Arteta in ‘good spirits’ after coronavirus case

first_img Loading… Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has returned to working from home the club confirmed on Thursday after testing positive for coronavirus last week. Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has recovered well after testing positive for COVID-19Advertisement As a result of the Spaniard’s diagnosis, the Arsenal squad were sent into self-isolation for 14 days. “We’re pleased to say that Mikel is feeling much better,” Arsenal said in a statement. Read Also: Ronaldo missing as Mbappe leads race for most valuable players“He’s in good spirits, doing detailed planning with the coaches and speaking to the players regularly.”The Gunners do not know when they will return to action on the pitch with football in England suspended until at least April 30 due to strict measures on mass gatherings to control the virus.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Promoted ContentCouples Who Celebrated Their Union In A Unique, Unforgettable WayBirds Enjoy Living In A Gallery Space Created For ThemThe Very Last Bitcoin Will Be Mined Around 2140. Read More10 Of The Dirtiest Seas In The WorldWhich Country Is The Most Romantic In The World?9 Facts You Should Know Before Getting A Tattoo11 Most Immersive Game To Play On Your Table Top7 Universities In The World With The Highest Market ValueFascinating Ceilings From Different CountriesWho Earns More Than Ronaldo?7 Truly Incredible Facts About Black Holes10 Most Evil Female Characters In Disney Movieslast_img read more

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Chip Seal Work Begins Along S.R. 121

first_imgThe Indiana Department of Transportation will begin chip sealing along S.R. 121 Tuesday morning from S.R. 44 on the south side of Connersville to U.S. Highway 52.Maintenance crews hope to complete pavement operations along the 25 lane miles of north-south highway by midday Thursday, weather permitting.Flaggers will be on site to direct traffic around state workers and equipment.INDOT officials strongly advise motorists to drive with caution and at slow speeds on roads where chip seal has been freshly applied.Chip seal applications involve spraying liquid asphalt on the roadway, then topping it with small chips of limestone aggregate.  This process extends service life of the highway by sealing pavement from moisture intrusion and ultraviolet ray degradation.  In addition, chip seals improve safety for the motoring public by restoring a high coefficient of friction for added skid resistance.A fog seal will be placed atop the S.R. 121 surface at a later date.Chip seal/fog seal applications are extremely cost-effective for Hoosier tax payers.  Experience shows that every $1 spent on this kind of surface treatment today saves $6 to $14 in expenditures later.last_img read more

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Diana Edwards. 69

first_imgDiana D. Edwards, 69, of Olean passed away Saturday, January 14, 2017 at her home. She was born at the Margaret Mary Hospital in Batesville on August 17, 1947 the daughter of Charles and Georgia Jordan Smith. She was married to John Edwards and he preceded her in death. Survivors include one son Kevin (Sherry) Rutherford of Aurora; one daughter Kimberly (Eric) Minch of Vevay; 6 grandchildren and one great-grandchild; two sisters Dorene Kash of Milan and Donna (Larry) Thomas of Versailles. She was also preceded in death by her parents, her sister Florine Eldridge, and her brothers James Smith and Charles Smith, Jr. Mrs. Edwards retired from the Muscatatuck State Developmental Center where she worked as a supervisor. She had also been employed as a Corrections Officer at the Indiana State Women’s Prison in Indianapolis as well as jobs with Brockway Glass in Lapel an as independent truck driver for Ritz Management. Diana was a member of the Milan American Legion Auxiliary. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, January 18th at 11am at the Stratton-Karsteter Funeral Home in Versailles. Burial will be at the Busse Cemetery near Sunman. Visitation will be on Tuesday from 5pm to 7pm. Memorials may be given to the Busse Cemetery in care of the funeral home.last_img read more

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Kay captures national IMCA Late Model championship

first_imgVINTON, Iowa (Aug. 30) – Winning a track championship was the goal Justin Kay set for himself at the start of the 2013 season.He accomplished that and much more. Kay won a division-best 16 weekly features, as well as titles at Davenport Speedway and Jack­son County Speedway on the way to his career first national IMCA Late Model crown.“The national championship was always on our mind but our main goal this year was to get a track championship,” said Kay, who celebrated his 25th birthday just four days after the season ended. “We knew if we could do that at Davenport we’d be doing good in national points.” Kay earns a $5,500 share of the $21,300 point fund that will be paid to top 20 finishers in the final divi­sional point standings, which become official on Sept. 23.Runner-up for a third consecutive year, 1997 and 2002 national king Todd Cooney won a dozen times and earned track titles at the Iowa State Fairgrounds Speedway, Southern Iowa Speedway and Stuart Speedway. Completing the top five in points were Tyler Bruening, Ryan Griffith and Nick Marolf. Kay won a single feature in finishing 14th in the national Late Model points race last season. “Everything has just seemed to be rolling our way this year,” he said, sharing the credit with his crew. “I was not expecting to go from a year like last year to a year like this one.”His 30 weekly starts this season produced seven wins at Jackson County, six – including five straight – at Davenport, two at Dubuque Speedway and another at Benton County Speedway.Kay is also a three-time winner in the Deery Brothers Summer Series and second in the point stand­ings with five events left on the 2013 tour schedule.National rookie of the year Randy Foote won one feature. He finished with 707 points, good for 21st nationally.Also winning track championships were Bruening at Independence Motor Speedway; Griffith at Hamilton County Speedway; Barry Sorenson at Shelby County Speedway; Todd Malmstrom at Quad City Speedway; Joel Callahan at Dubuque and at Farley Speedway; Andy Eckrich at West Liberty Raceway; Jason Hahne at Crawford County Speedway; and Dean Wagner at Benton County.Bonus points are determined by average car counts at each track scheduling at least eight events and are then pro-rated when seven or fewer races are held. Bonuses are given for a maxi­mum of one Late Model track championship and the highest average is used when drivers win more than one local track crown. Kay received the maximum of 20 bonus points for his Davenport crown; Callahan got 19 for his Farley title and Cooney got 11 for his State Fairgrounds prize. He now owns a division career-best 23 track championships. Cooney also won his third straight and seventh career Allstar Performance Iowa state crown while Todd Malmstrom became a first-time champion in Illinois.The regular weekly season for IMCA Late Models ran from April 26 through Aug. 25. Point fund checks will be presented during the national awards banquet in Lincoln, Neb., in November. Top 20 IMCA Late Model national point standings – 1. Justin Kay, Wheatland, Iowa, 815; 2. Todd Cooney, Des Moines, Iowa, 802; 3. Tyler Bruening, Decorah, Iowa, 798; 4. Ryan Griffith, Webster City, Iowa, 772; 5. Nick Marolf, Moscow, Iowa, 766; 6. Darrel DeFrance, Marshalltown, Iowa, 762; 7. Joel Callahan, Dubuque, Iowa, 757; 8. Nate Beusel­ing, Silvis, Ill., 754; 9. Todd Malm­strom, Silvis, Ill., 749; 10. Rob Toland, Colona, Ill., 745; 11. Mike Zemo Jr., Davenport, Iowa, 743; 12. Allen Zeitner, Bellevue, Neb., 741; 13. Andy Eckrich, Oxford, Iowa, 735; 14. Jeff Aikey, Cedar Falls, Iowa, 732; 15. Luke Goedert, Guttenberg, Iowa, 727; 16. Curt Schroeder, Ames, Iowa, 725; 17. Spencer Diercks, Davenport, Iowa, 720; 18. Chad Cooney, Des Moines, Iowa, 719; 19. Matt Ryan, Davenport, Iowa, 718; 20. Jason Hahne, Webster City, Iowa, 715;last_img read more

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Tennis News Epic Djokovic stuns Nadal to reach Wimbledon final

first_imgLondon: Novak Djokovic reached his fifth Wimbledon final on Saturday with a 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (11/9), 3-6, 10-8 victory over Rafael Nadal in the second longest semi-final ever played at the tournament.Djokovic, the 2011, 2014 and 2015 champion, will face Kevin Anderson, the first South African in the final in 97 years, for the title after a 5-hour 15-minute marathon.Victory on Sunday for the 31-year-old Serb would take his career Slam tally to 13, four behind Nadal but still seven back from Roger Federer.It was a second day of epic drama at the All England Club after Anderson had needed 6 hours and 36 minutes to beat John Isner on Friday.That set the record for the longest semi-final at the tournament and became the second longest Grand Slam singles match ever played.It also meant that Djokovic and Nadal had been unable to finish their 52nd career clash on Friday night.The Saturday drama delayed the start of the women’s final between Serena Williams and Angelique Kerber.“It’s hard to pick the words. I’m just going through things, flashbacks to the last 15 months, everything I’ve been through to get here,” said world number 21 Djokovic, the lowest ranked finalist in 15 years.“To win against the best player in the world, in one of the longest matches I ever played, I’m just overwhelmed.“It’s very special. It really could have gone either way. It was clear very few things separated us.” Djokovic finished with 23 aces and 73 winners and triumphed despite only converting four of 19 break points.“Until the last shot I didn’t know if I would win. These are matches you live for and work for,” he added.Friday curfew Former world number one Djokovic will take a 5-1 career lead over eight-seed Anderson into the final.The South African won his only match against the Serb in 2008 while Djokovic has beaten him twice at Wimbledon.“Hopefully we can first of all play!” an exhausted Djokovic said of his fellow marathon man.Anderson, who knocked out Federer in the quarter-finals, has been on court for 21 hours at the tournament.“He had a day off which means a lot. I wish I could have one, but it is what it is,” Djokovic said.“I’m in the final of Wimbledon. That’s an incredible achievement.” Djokovic had been in control on Friday, leading two sets to one when the match was halted due the 11pm (2200GMT) curfew.Play in their 52nd career meeting resumed under the roof on Saturday despite bright blue skies and temperatures pushing 30 degrees.Djokovic, the 12th seed, could not convert two break points in a 15-minute opening game of the fourth set.In front of the watching Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, Nadal made him pay.The sweat-soaked two-time champion held, broke and held again for 3-0.However, back roared Djokovic with a break and was soon back on level terms at 3-3.In a roller-coaster of a set, Nadal broke for 5-3 causing Djokovic to angrily smash his racquet into his feet four times.He was even angrier minutes later when he squandered three more break points to allow Nadal to level the semi-final with an ace.Djokovic wasted another three break points in the eighth game of the decider.Nadal then squandered three break points in the 15th game before saving a match point in the 16th with a pitch-perfect drop shot.However, the pressure of serving second was relentless and Djokovic wrapped up victory in the 18th game when Nadal speared a forehand wide.  For all the Latest Sports News News, Tennis News News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps.last_img read more

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