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Bridges need $27.4 billion in repairs

Bridges need $27.4 billion in repairs The report also notes bridges that are "functionally obsolete", which notes shoulders, guardrails and approach lanes that are lacking. Statewide, 1,130 of 8,834 locally-owned bridges, or 12.8 percent, are structurally deficient. Counties with the highest percentage of structurally deficient local bridges were three small counties: Seneca at 35 percent, Cayuga at 28 percent and Hamilton at 24 p... [Full Article...]

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk being held on Sunday

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk being held on Sunday They believe it could help to reduce the number of women required to undergo a mastectomy by around a third. The Single Nucleotide Polymorphism (SNP) test will initially be available for patients having tests at St Mary's Hospital and Wythenshawe Hospital in Manchester for BRCA1 and 2 gene mutations, with a family history of breast cancer . [Full Article...]

Namibia: More Than 100 Hippos Die In Suspected Anthrax Outbreak

Namibia: More Than 100 Hippos Die In Suspected Anthrax Outbreak The hippo population in Namibia was estimated at 1 300 before the latest deaths. "Our veterinary services are now working at the area to determine the cause of death". Elephants and hippos were also killed by a 2003-4 outbreak in Namibia's Kasika Conservancy, Sikopo said , but this is the first incident in the 2,422 sq. [Full Article...]

North East firms urged to consider staff mental wellbeing

North East firms urged to consider staff mental wellbeing Faith communities often have difficulties confronting mental health issues and speaking up about these problems can be far more hard. Workplace protection plans must support employees' mental health as being employed gives people with these issues a sense of wellbeing, routine and identity, research has found. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump demands end to National Football League tax breaks over anthem protests

Donald Trump demands end to National Football League tax breaks over anthem protests This comes after Vice President Mike Pence left an NFL game earlier in the day after several players from the San Francisco 49ers made a decision to kneel during the national anthem . Hill, who had said that those who rejected Jones' comment should look at the team's advertisers, later tweeted that she was not urging an National Football League boycott. [Full Article...]

The goosebumps moment when Mohamed Salah sends Egypt to the World Cup

The goosebumps moment when Mohamed Salah sends Egypt to the World Cup He added: "When I stepped up to take the penalty, I didn't think of anything but scoring and winning the game. Today we realised a long-awaited dream", Salah told Ahram newspaper. It all happened because of everyone's support, " the former Al Ahly winger concluded. "The match was hard, thank god that we made it". The traditional rivalry between Al Ahly and Zamalek clubs was put aside as both... [Full Article...]

Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM) has current market capitalization of $348.98 Billion

Long Road Investment Counsel Limited Liability Company stated it has 9,117 shares or 0.54% of all its holdings. It has underperformed by 27.19% the S&P500. Capital Fincl Advisers Lc holds 373,232 shares or 0.04% of its portfolio. Kimelman & Baird Lc reported 329,278 shares. This is assuming the current $0.87 EPS is accurate. [Full Article...]

Russia's Return to Middle East to Help Resolve Complex Issues - Saudi Official

Russia's Return to Middle East to Help Resolve Complex Issues - Saudi Official Meanwhile, Lockheed Martin Saudi Arabia's chief executive, Alan Chinoda, said that the arms deal brokered during the US President Donald Trump's visit last May to the oil-kingdom encompasses the settings of a Saudi-US partnership and encourages the exchange of intelligence. [Full Article...]

Las Vegas Strip's lights dim in remembrance of shooting

Las Vegas Strip's lights dim in remembrance of shooting Hotels and casinos along the Strip lowered their lights from 10:05-10:16 p.m., the same time the lone gunman opened fire on a crowd of 22,000 people a week ago, according to the Las Vegas Review-Journal . Many gathered around a pile of flowers on Las Vegas Boulevard, near Mandalay Bay, as the signs darkened, the Review-Journal reports. The dimming of the lights marked the moment a week earlier ... [Full Article...]

Chou Associates Management Inc. Has $7.73 Million Holdings in Nokia Corporation (NOK)

Nokia had 39 analyst reports since August 26, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Analysts have given a mean recommendation of 2.50 on this stock (A rating of less than 2 means buy, "hold" within the 3 range, "sell" within the 4 range, and "strong sell" within the 5 range). [Full Article...]

A Daily Serving Of Bananas And Avocados Might Prevent Heart Problems

A Daily Serving Of Bananas And Avocados Might Prevent Heart Problems University of Alabama at Birmingham scientists are behind this latest research. After analyzing the results, they found that mice that consumed the least amount of potassium had harder arteries, while mice that had a large amount of potassium had more flexible arteries. [Full Article...]

FTSE 100 firms focusing on mental health see financial results

FTSE 100 firms focusing on mental health see financial results Almost half of UK adults aged over 55 say they have experienced depression , according to a YouGov survey carried out for Age UK , highlighting the scale of the mental health challenge facing this age group. Global Positioning System are the first port of call for many older people, so we are equipping doctors and their teams to better spot and tackle mental ill health in older adults". [Full Article...]

Apology over 'insensitive' police tweet

Apology over 'insensitive' police tweet A caption on the GIF added: 'This is the worst!' Another predicted an imminent deletion and was proven right. Nine people died in what the New Zealand Herald called "one of the grimmest weekends on New Zealand roads". The force initially tried to justify the tweet, writing: 'Telling someone their loved (one) is not coming home is one of the hardest things cops ever have to do'. [Full Article...]

WHO In Huge Release Of Antibiotics — Madagascar Plague

WHO In Huge Release Of Antibiotics — Madagascar Plague Pneumonic plague is more virulent and is an advanced form characterised by a severe lung infection. As of 7 October, the Madagascar Health Ministry reported that 343 people had been infected and 42 died, and numbers are rising rapidly. A specialised hospital in the capital Antananarivo is struggling to cope with the influx of ill people, local media reported, with long queues outside for face ma... [Full Article...]

JJ Watt Likely Out For 2017 With Fractured Leg

JJ Watt Likely Out For 2017 With Fractured Leg This is the third time in franchise history the Chiefs have won their first five games, and the win in Houston was their ninth consecutive on the road, matching the franchise record set in 1966-67. " Houston is lucky to have him". The Kansas City Chiefs out scored the Houston Texans 42-34 Sunday night to remain the only undefeated team in the NFL . [Full Article...]

World Mental Health Day 10th October

World Mental Health Day 10th October The Director of UWA's Centre for Transformative Work Design, Professor Sharon Parker, believes that; "poorly designed work can take a heavy toll on workers' mental health, whereas when work is well-designed, employees will not only be healthier but more productive as well". [Full Article...]

Road contractors to be held responsible for potholes in guarantee period: CM

Road contractors to be held responsible for potholes in guarantee period: CM He has also directed Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike ( BBMP ) officials to complete the work in the next 15 days. Around 10.30 am, as her son tried to avoid a pothole, she was crushed to death under the wheels of a truck on Nayandahalli main road stretch near Panatarapalaya. [Full Article...]

Exposing Others To HIV Will No Longer Be A Felony In California

According to CNN , the new legislation will lower that punishment to a maximum of six months behind bars. Wiener and Todd argued California laws on the matter were outdated , and that those living with HIV should no longer be stigmatized for their infection. [Full Article...]

Health department offering flu shots now

Health department offering flu shots now If, however, there are complications from getting flu, antibiotics may be needed. Out-of-pocket costs for a standard flu vaccination is $35.00. These droplets can then be breathed in by other people or they can be picked up by touching surfaces where the droplets have landed. [Full Article...]

Dianne Feinstein hints at another Senate run

Dianne Feinstein hints at another Senate run Lots more to do: "ending gun violence, combating climate change, access to healthcare, I'm all in!" she tweeted. If she were to win, she would be 91 by the time her term ended. He blasted Feinstein of pushing for a "utopian world without guns". She is an environmentalist but worked with House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., to broker an agreement on divisive Central Valley water issues... [Full Article...]


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