Weekly unemployment claims edge up over 800

first_imgNew unemployment claims were up slightly and back over 800 claims. For’ the week of November 23, 2013, there were 805 new, regular benefit claims for Unemployment Insurance in Vermont. This is an increase of 16 from the previous week’s total, and 817 fewer than they were a year ago.Altogether 5,821’  new and continuing claims were filed, an increase of 337 from a week ago and 993 fewer than a year ago. The Department also processed 727 First Tier claims for benefits under Emergency Unemployment Compensation, 2008 (EUC08), 31 more than the same number as a week ago.In addition, there were 16 Second Tier claims for benefits processed under the EUC08 program, which is 4 more than the week before. The Tier III program of extended benefits is being discontinued in Vermont as the state’s’ unemployment rate has been under the federal threshold for more than three months. ‘ The total for all programs was 6,571 claims, 370 more than last week but 1,492 fewer than the same time last year.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)’ Vermont’s unemployment rate fell one-tenth to 4.5 percent in October, the first drop in five months.’  SEE’ STORY.last_img read more

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Cracking the Credit Union Millennial Conundrum with On Your Way’s Jared Cahill

first_imgby: Mike LawsonCredit union members are getting up there in years. The average age of today’s member is 47, and that needle has not moved in a very long time — except inching upward. Not good for industry longevity, most would say. If that’s the case, then we should be alarmed. If credit unions cannot attract the Gen Ys and Millennials en masse, then current members will eventually age out and the industry will peter out. Not an ideal scenario.So we invited Gen Y and Millennial consulting firm On Your Way’s Jared Cahill on the program to discuss this credit union conundrum and find answers for continued success with new generations. So join us for this informative and engaging interview on a topic that greatly affects us all — and let us know what you think. Enjoy!Visit:OnYourWay.comWhy Gen-Y Is Passing You By (by Rob Rubin)Reaching Gen Y (white paper download) continue reading » ShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblrlast_img read more

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Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Aug 27, 2019

first_imgNew initiative aims to clean up antibiotics manufacturingThe United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) yesterday announced a joint initiative with environmental and industry groups to reduce the amount of antibiotic discharge from pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities.The REAP (Reducing Emissions from Antibiotics Production) project will bring together organizations on the supply and demand side of antibiotics manufacturing to advocate for technologies, incentives, and policies that help the pharmaceutical industry shift to more sustainable production practices. Partners in the initiative include the Stockholm International Water Institute, Centrient Pharmaceuticals, and contract manufacturer Recipharm.The release of antibiotic residues into waterways by pharmaceutical manufacturing plants is considered one of the factors that contribute to antimicrobial resistance (AMR). Once in the water, the antibiotic residues interact with natural bacterial communities and with human and animal bacteria, and can exert selective pressure that promotes the development of AMR. Studies in parts of India where pharmaceutical manufacturing is concentrated have found high concentrations of antibiotic residues and an abundance of AMR genes in local waterways.”The UN purchases large volumes of antibiotics. Developing a Sustainable Procurement Index for Health is a way for us to promote more sustainable manufacturing and procurement,” Rosemary Kumwenda, MD, UNDP’s regional team leader for HIV, Health, and Development, said in a press release from the UN’s Sustainable Procurement in the Health Sector (SPHS) task force. “Through REAP, we can engage with manufacturers and suppliers and in the long run, incentivise a more sustainable production and procurement system.”The initiative was announced at World Water Week 2019.Aug 26 SPHS press release Study highlights regional spread of carbapenem-resistant KlebsiellaA genomic study of clinical isolates from long-term acute care hospitals (LTACHs) in the United States indicates patient transfer is driving regional proliferation of carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae (CRKP), researchers reported yesterday in Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy.To better understand the epidemiology of CRKP in LTACHs, which are increasingly recognized as reservoirs of multidrug-resistant organisms (MDROs) because of their critically ill patient population, the researchers performed whole-genome sequencing (WGS) on a collection of 451 CRKP isolates from LTACH patients in four geographic regions. The vast majority of the isolates (395, 87.6%) were from 11 facilities in the Los Angeles area. Patients with CRKP had a high rate of multiple comorbidities, and indwelling device and broad-spectrum antibiotic use was common.Analysis of the sequence types revealed that more than 90% of the isolates belonged to ST258, an epidemic K pneumoniae lineage that has accounted for most of the carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae infections in US hospitals, and phylogenetic reconstruction showed that dissemination of the lineage started in Los Angeles–area LTACHs with a small number of introductions in 2012, then spread among the facilities via patient transfers.A transmission map constructed from 363 isolates indicated that CRKP transmission was associated with rates of patient flow between LTACHs, with higher transmission frequencies found between geographically proximate facilities. But the CRKP prevalence at each LTACH was associated with intra-facility transmission rates, which varied according to the clinical characteristics of patients.The researchers say the study illustrates how WGS and patient-level clinical meta-data can help identify pathways and drivers of MDRO transmission in regional healthcare networks, which could aid development of targeted interventions. “The ability to tease apart the relative contributions of inter- and intra-facility transmission across regional healthcare facilities, and to identify drivers of these processes, is a critical first step in the development of effective regional interventions to control the spread of MDROs,” they write.Aug 26 Antimicrob Agents Chemother abstractlast_img read more

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Unsteady aim

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Outdoor Tennis Back At St John’s University After Five Year Hiatus

first_img About Connatix V56892 360p 720p HD “It was crumbling and there was no way to salvage it. It wasn’t a very playable surface and we wanted to do it right when we built new courts and I think we have,” says Alpers.The tennis team has been using their indoor facility or playing at St. Ben’s for outdoor matches for the last five years.Alpers says with the construction of Gagliardi Field they felt now was the right time to build the new courts. He says once opened it should help build a stronger tennis program on campus.”I think once people see what we got going here it will help us build a real strong intermural program and I think there will be a lot of people excited about it once its completed,” says Alpers.Crews should be finished painting the lines within the next week.Alpers adds the turf on Gaglardi Field should be finished by October 1st with work on the dome starting by October 17th. COLLEGEVILLE — After five years of waiting, home court advantage will finally be coming back to the St. John’s mens tennis team.The school is finishing construction on seven brand new tennis courts, including one court which can be used for pickle ball.St. John’s University Athletic Director Bob Alpers says they haven’t had outdoor tennis on campus since they converted the old courts into a parking lot due to poor court conditions. 1080p HDcenter_img 1/1 Visit Advertiser website GO TO PAGE Skip Auto (360p) About Connatix V56892last_img read more

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Hesperia goes the distance, outlasts Lakeview in league volleyball match

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SHOCKING : Sergio Ramos failed drug test from 2017 CL Final surfaces

first_imgAdvertisement f9dxNBA Finals | Brooklyn Vs5resWingsuit rodeo📽Sindre E11mx5( IG: @_aubreyfisher @imraino ) 9Would you ever consider trying this?😱cp2Can your students do this? 🌚9islRoller skating! Powered by Firework Sergio Ramos is no stranger to controversy and headlines for the wrong reasons but apparently this time he has broken football doping laws and finds himself amidst what could develop to a scandal while his club Real Madrid and UEFA are accused of covering it up.Advertisement  Advertisement German publication Der Spiegel – in their report , released as part of their Football Leaks series – claimed Ramos failed to declare he had taken dexamethasone ahead of the Cardiff final, in which Real beat Juventus 4-1.Firstly , lets clear the facts about the drug in question – dexamethasone.Advertisement What is dexamethasone?Dexamethasone is a corticosteroid. It is used to treat a number of conditions but in a sporting context is mainly used as anti-inflammatory that also relieves pain. The report in Der Spiegel adds that dexamethasone can “improve cognition and concentration and can have a euphoric effect.”Is it on the WADA banned list?Yes. Dexamethasone is banned in competition.Are there any exceptions?Yes. While dexamethasone is banned in competition (during matches), it can be administered before matches but any usage in a seven-day period prior to a test must be declared during doping control.However, Real released a statement on Friday, in which they denied the claims.The statement read: “In relation to the information published by Der Spiegel referring to our captain Sergio Ramos, the club states the following:1. Sergio Ramos has never breached the anti-doping control regulations.2. UEFA requested timely information and closed the matter immediately, as is usual in these cases, after verification by the experts themselves of the World Anti-Doping Agency, AMA, and of UEFA itself.3. Regarding the rest of the content of the aforementioned publication, the club does not pronounce itself before the evidence of its insubstantial nature.”Der Spiegel claims Ramos and the Real Madrid team doctor instead registered betamethasone, another glucocorticoid on WADA´s banned list.However, the German magazine also reports that UEFA were satisfied the mistake was an administrative error and took no disciplinary action.While, UEFA denies any negligence or malpractice from their side and has given official statements regarding the same, the incident could be scrutinized by WADA and/or FIFA to and be taken to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) if the entities choose to do so. Advertisementlast_img read more

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Burra sparks shake-up for milk process

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Bombers struggle to 33-32 victory over Mount Sentinel

first_imgThe L.V. Rogers survived a lackluster performance to edge the Mount Sentinel Wildcats 33-32 in West Kootenay High School Girl’s Basketball action Thursday in South Slocan.The win was the second in as many games for the Bombers after starting the season 0-4.Starting slowly with a handful of players riding the pine due to disciplinary reasons, the Bombers had the hands full against the pesky Cats.LVR led 22-20 at halftime before running into a scoring drought in the third quarter, scoring a single basket.In the end the Bombers had just enough to hold off the Cats. Senior forward Samantha Einarson led the Bombers in scoring for the second game in a row with 17 points.LVR ran into foul trouble with senior Kiandra McLaren and rookie guard Kyley Mirva spending time on the bench.The Bombers return to action Monday, December 26 for the annual LVR Alumni Game. Game time has not been determined.Earlier in the day is the LVR Boy’s Alumni Tournament. The tournament begins at noon at the [email protected]last_img read more

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Aviva Soccer Sisters in Galway is filling up fast

first_imgAVIVA Soccer Sister Camp Venues – Galway Oughterard AFCGalway Salthill DevonGalway Merlin Woods FCGalway Knocknacarra FCGalway West Coast Utd FCGalway This week two Aviva Soccer Sisters got the opportunity to grill Republic of Ireland manager Roy Keane to get his thoughts on friends and how to become a professional footballer.  Watch the video here – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JsT7D-hqNUM Aviva’s sponsorship of the programme, which runs to 2020, will significantly boost the number of camps available around the country.  The Aviva Soccer Sisters Easter Camps will run for two full days during the Easter school break.  It is open to all girls 7-12 years old of all abilities and gives them a chance to learn the skills of football in a safe and fun environment.Each participant will receive a full Aviva Soccer Sister kit, including a limited edition Soccer Sister Jersey, a “Play Like a Soccer Sister” wristband” and a football.  At the end of the camp, each girls will be presented with an official FAI Aviva Soccer Sisters completion certificate signed by Republic of Ireland Women’s National Team player, Aine O’Gorman and Sue Ronan, FAI’s Head of Women’s Football.Sue Ronan, Head of Women’s Football with the FAI, said: “The Soccer Sisters Camps are an ideal opportunity for young girls to experience football in a fun, safe environment with their peer group and friends.  The 2 day Easter Camps are the first step on the football ladder for young girls and have proved to be a big hit over the past number of years.  Many of these girls have stayed in the game, some going on to great heights like playing for their country at underage level, while others continue to enjoy the game at club-level, having made life-long friends along the way.”Mark Russell, Sponsorship Manager, Aviva Ireland, said; “Aviva is honoured to be involved with the FAI Soccer Sisters up until 2020.  We want to work with the FAI to help increase awareness of the programme and also to help expand and develop the programme so that more girls involved in sport at a young age.  Soccer Sisters is a significant addition to our grassroots sports programmes and Aviva is delighted to have this opportunity to encourage young girls to get involved and stay involved in sport and, – let’s hope – create some soccer heroes for the future.”  To see Aviva’s new “Play Like a Soccer Sister” video, click here http://bit.ly/AvivaSoccerSistersTo find out more about Aviva Soccer Sisters and how to sign up for one of the Easter Camps you can log on to www.soccersisters.ie#AVIVASoccerSisters Athenry FCGalwaycenter_img Mervue UnitedGalway 23 February 2017; Attendees at the Aviva Soccer Sisters Exhibition by the St. Patrick’s Girls NS at Ringsend Astro Park with Irish Women’s International Aine O’Gorman. The Aviva Soccer Sisters Easter Camps, for girls aged between 7 and 12 years old, will take place in 120 venues across the country during the Easter break. For more details on the Aviva Soccer Sisters programme and where to find your local camp, log on to www.aviva.ie/soccersisters Photo by Cody Glenn/Sportsfile *** NO REPRODUCTION FEE *** The places at this Easter’s Aviva FAI Soccer Sister camps in Galway are filling up fast.  The camps, which take place during the Easter break, are taking place in eight venues in Galway and are proving extremely popular across the county. Glen Celtic FCGalway Salthill DevonGalway Merlin Woods FCGalway print WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Emaillast_img read more

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