Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Gov. DeSantis says new moment-of-silence law in public schools protects religious freedom Reply I was very glad the APD caught that one Leesburg guy that was stealing down in McCoy Village. Great work APD! Mama Mia Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Please enter your name here Please enter your comment! Apopka Burglary Report: Week Ending – 10/29/2017The Apopka Burglary Report for the week 10/22/2017 – 10/29/2017 shows 20 burglaries reported in the City of Apopka.Three residential burglaries were reported in the 3100 BLOCK of PINENUT DR, the 3000 BLOCK of PARK MEADOW, and the 300 BLOCK of BREEZEWAY DR.15 vehicle burglaries were reported in the 700 BLOCK of S WASHINGTON AVE, the 3100 BLOCK of PINENUT DR, the 400 BLOCK of W 7TH ST, the 400 BLOCK of HICKORY RD, the 300 BLOCK of MCCOY VILLAGE CT, the 300 BLOCK of HICKORY CT (2), the 200 BLOCK of E 7TH ST, the 300 BLOCK of HICKORY CT (2), the 600 BLOCK of DISALVO PL, the 800 BLOCK of DEKLEVA DR, the 1100 BLOCK of INDIAN BLUFF CT, the 1100 BLOCK of GREEN VISTA CIR. and the 1800 BLOCK pf PARKGLEN CIR.Two burglaries were reported at businesses located in the 600 BLOCK of ROCK RIDGE BLVD, and the 1300 BLOCK of W KELLY PARK RD.Chief Michael McKinley, of the APD, tells us that many vehicle burglaries could have been prevented if everyone remembers to do just two things:Remove all valuables from your vehicleLock your car doorsThe breakdown of the burglaries reported to the Apopka Police Department last week:2 – Business3 – Residential15 – Vehicle LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply 1 COMMENT You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here UF/IFAS in Apopka will temporarily house District staff; saves almost $400,000 October 30, 2017 at 5:52 pm TAGSApopka Burglary ReportApopka Police DepartmentBusiness Burglary ReportResidential Burglary ReportVehicle Burglary Report Previous articleTricking and treating has a historyNext articleFood insecurity: 18 million people in the United States going hungry Denise Connell RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Florida gas prices jump 12 cents; most expensive since 2014
Save this picture!© Clément Guillaume+ 20Curated by María Francisca González Share 2019 Lead Architect: “COPY” Projects ArchDaily Apartments ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/929195/student-housing-ava-associes Clipboard Photographs CopyApartments•Champs-sur-Marne, France Year: Student Housing / Atelier Villemard AssociésSave this projectSaveStudent Housing / Atelier Villemard Associés Area: 5200 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Architects: Atelier Villemard Associés Area Area of this architecture project “COPY” CopyAbout this officeAtelier Villemard AssociésOfficeFollow#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousingApartmentsChamps-sur-MarneOn FacebookFrancePublished on November 28, 2019Cite: “Student Housing / Atelier Villemard Associés” 28 Nov 2019. ArchDaily. Accessed 10 Jun 2021.
ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/961167/pretty-beach-house-lahznimmo-architects Clipboard 2020 CopyHouses, House Interiors•Bouddi, Australia Projects Australia Pretty Beach House / Lahznimmo ArchitectsSave this projectSavePretty Beach House / Lahznimmo Architects Save this picture!© Brett Boardman+ 17Curated by Hana Abdel Share ArchDaily ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/961167/pretty-beach-house-lahznimmo-architects Clipboard Photographs Year: Pretty Beach House / Lahznimmo Architects “COPY” Architects: Lahznimmo Architects Year Completion year of this architecture project Photographs: Brett BoardmanArchitects:Lahznimmo ArchitectsCity:BouddiCountry:AustraliaMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Brett BoardmanRecommended ProductsWindowsLibartVertical Retracting Doors & WindowsWindowsVEKAWindows – SOFTLINE 82 ADWoodSculptformTimber Click-on BattensWindowsRabel Aluminium SystemsMinimal Casement Windows – Rabel 8400 Slim Super Thermal PlusText description provided by the architects. The site originally formed part of photographer David Moore’s property on the Bouddi Peninsula, where he built his seminal Lobster Beach house designed by Ian McKay in the early 1970’s. It was subdivided in the 1990’s but remained a bush block and has never been built on until the current house was completed in 2020. The brief was for a low-maintenance house within the trees. Designed and constructed over a seven-year period, the site presented significant challenges which made the approval and building process extremely complex.Save this picture!© Brett BoardmanSave this picture!Ground Floor PlanSitting within the ‘Pittwater and Wagstaffe Spotted Gum Endangered Ecological Community’, the site shares a boundary with Bouddi National Park and has a Scenic Conservation zoning – limiting the options for clearing and building. The site has an average gradient of 1 in 3, with large sandstone floaters sitting amongst sand and clay over weathered bedrock at varying depths. Within the moist gully running through the centre of the site, the vulnerable Red Crowned Toadlet was know to reside. The site is susceptible to bush fire events, with parts of the house sitting within the most extreme BAL-FZ (flame zone).Save this picture!© Brett BoardmanThe house has a narrow linear footprint that runs along the contours to minimize cut and fill. Two large exposed sandstone outcrops either side of the entry landing anchor the building into the site and frame vertical circulation and a large central breezeway on the second level. The concrete slabs for the ground, first and roof levels are the principal expression of the house and emphasize the horizontality.Save this picture!First Floor PlanWhen building within ecologically sensitive bushfire prone sites there is a tension between minimal clearing to preserve the natural environment and the creation of APZs (Asset Protection Zones) of cleared or thinned vegetation to reduce fire hazards.Save this picture!© Brett BoardmanThe decision was made early on to construct the building of robust non-combustible materials: off-form concrete slabs and walls, structural steel columns and glazed brick infill walls. This included a concrete roof that could withstand embers and falling branches. This allowed us to argue for minimal removal of trees, with some mature spotted gums retained close to and overhanging the house. A static tank is housed under the kitchen for spot fires.Save this picture!SectionThe natural landscape has been retained and, where cleared during the building works, supplemented with plants selected from the identified species within the ‘Spotted Gum Ecological Community’ and is not irrigated.Save this picture!© Brett BoardmanMuch of the area surrounding the house had been occupied by invasive weeds, including Asparagus Fern, Ochna, Camphor laurel, Lantana and others. Most of these weeds have been removed during the building process and ongoing weed management aims to have all weeds removed from the entire 6,500m2 site over the course of 2021.Save this picture!Site PlanThe gully is intermittently wet and dry, and this wetting and drying is an important part of the toadlet’s lifecycle. Rather than directing stormwater into tanks or drains away from the gully, the natural overland flow to the gully has been retained through directing surface water and allowing the roof to freely drain without gutters.Save this picture!© Brett BoardmanProject gallerySee allShow lessHouse in El Torón / IUA Ignacio Urquiza ArquitectosSelected ProjectsWinner Announcement of VinFast Global Showroom Design Competition 2021Architecture News Share Houses “COPY” CopyAbout this officeLahznimmo ArchitectsOfficeFollowProductConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesInterior DesignResidential InteriorsHouse InteriorsOn FacebookBouddiAustraliaPublished on May 06, 2021Cite: “Pretty Beach House / Lahznimmo Architects” 06 May 2021. ArchDaily. Accessed 10 Jun 2021.
FinancialWhite house confab to be contentiousAll we hear from the President is more taxes with no mention of spending cutsOur government is divided against itselfIndustrial production slips to +.2% from +.4%Europe falls back into recessionMid East conflict intensifies and threatens to spread, and here we sit!Washington in disarray after CIA flap, with Petraeus to testify todayLivestockA few cattle trade at $125 steadyBoxed beef eased $.29 on choice and $1.17 on selectBirds trump red meats in Thanksgiving features, as is normalPork cutout has had a tough week off over $4 on carcassesOver night carcass dropped another $.77 with loins up $2.70 and hams down $1.54Kills normalize at 128,000 and 434,000Beef exports 11,300 tons down 30% from four week averageGrain and soybeansMixed light night tradeRisk adverse trade in all markets as there are too many uncertaintiesS. America conditions are good and the world will need their productsUnrelenting drought in the plains puts wheat at risk at 36% g-x, compared with the five year average of over 50%.US plantings expected to expand in 2013Jan beans below $13.91 support in night tradeWheat exports sales 315,000 off 19% from average, corn 103,000 down 35% and soybeans 560,000 up 14% with China taking 372,000 tons. Facebook Twitter Seed Consultants 11:14 update with Gary Wilhelmi 11/16/2012 SHARE By Hoosier Ag Today – Nov 16, 2012 Previous article2012 Turkey Feast will Cost a Little MoreNext articleEthanol Groups Praise EPA for Denying RFS Waiver Requests Hoosier Ag Today Home Market Market Watch Seed Consultants 11:14 update with Gary Wilhelmi 11/16/2012 Facebook Twitter SHARE 11:14 updateDow off 28, S&P down 4 to 1349 and NASDAQ 9 lowerJan beans have touched support at $13.75Argentine soy plantings up 4%Meats muzzled at unchanged
Kaitlyn Freetage COVID-19 affects routine Panhellenic events Facebook ReddIt Kaitlyn Freetagehttps://www.tcu360.com/author/kaitlyn-freetage/ Kaitlyn Freetagehttps://www.tcu360.com/author/kaitlyn-freetage/ World Oceans Day shines spotlight on marine plastic pollution ReddIt Kaitlyn Freetagehttps://www.tcu360.com/author/kaitlyn-freetage/ Previous articleWhat we’re reading: COVID-19 trials paused, Supreme Court rules on the censusNext articleTCU News Now 10/14/2020 Kaitlyn Freetage RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Student organizations and SDS find new ways to offer service hours NPHC is a governing body for five of nine historical African American fraternities and sororities. Heesoo Yang/Staff Photographer) What we’re reading: Supreme Court hearings continue, Gov. Abbott limits ballot drop-off sites What we’re reading: 9/11 commemorations, Wisconsin blocks absentee ballots printThe National Pan-Hellenic Council has been using social media to keep the community informed and engaged amid COVID-19. On Oct. 5, the council posted a series of superhero-themed events for their “TCU NPHC Week 2020.” All pictures were color-coordinated with selected superheroes paired with topics of discussion like breast cancer awareness, domestic violence, hazing and body positivity.Junior studio art major Kelvin Gray said his position as the council’s public relations chair tasked him with getting this information out in a creative, detailed way.Gray said he manages the social media accounts and creates flyers, interesting captions and images showing the council in action. In turn, this “helps maintain a positive image on TCU’s campus.”Read more: National Pan-Hellenic Council hosts annual week of awarenessNPHC’s Instagram page is filled with colorful graphics. Gray said this is an integral part of the experience of viewers and helps with community engagement.“You have to know what key messages and information you want your viewer to take away from the post. Also, be fun! No one likes seeing just information,” Gray said. “This is why we include images in our posts and come up with engaging and interesting captions.”Senior nursing major and NPHC President Doreen Nyambuka acknowledged the need for social media now more than ever.Coming into the semester, Nyambuka had a lot of in-person events planned. However, COVID-19 hindered the ability to fulfill these plans.As such, the NPHC council decided to amplify their social media presence.“In past years, we had a lot of engagement with the outside communities,” Nyambuka said. “Now, it’s important to put content out there so people know more about us. If it means being on top of information by posting on social media to get the word out, then that’s what we have to do.”The council strives to create a space where members of TCU and the surrounding community have a support system amid the social restrictions of COVID-19.“We need to know our community feels supported,” Nyambuka said, adding that NPHC also has an active presence on Twitter.On Sept. 21, the Multicultural Greek Council and NPHC held a “Meet the Greeks” event where members from different Greek organizations recorded introductory videos of themselves.The NPHC Twitter account played an active role in quoting, retweeting and replying to each member video and during the event.NPHC posted this graphic on their Instagram page to showcase their 2020 “NPHC Week, Hero Edition.” (Graphic courtesy of NPHC’s Instagram page)Nyambuka said using Twitter was a way for the community to interact and was a good opportunity to collaborate with MGC.Though events have moved to a virtual format throughout TCU’s campus, NPHC has been working with the resources they have to ensure a positive environment for all members involved.“I feel it’s important to stay engaged with members so that they know we are real people and actually love our community,” Gray said. “Staying engaged and interacting with your followers makes them want to see what else we have planned and helps them actually feel the love we say we have for them.”Social media takes away the face-to-face interactions organizations experience in years past, but the ability to adapt to new formats has allowed for the continuity of community engagement.For more information, go to NPHC’s Instagram, Twitter or TCU Engage. TCU places second in the National Student Advertising Competition, the highest in school history Facebook Twitter Linkedin + posts Linkedin Welcome TCU Class of 2025 Kaitlyn Freetagehttps://www.tcu360.com/author/kaitlyn-freetage/ Twitter
Algeria pressures reporters by delaying renewal of accreditation News RSF_en to go further Follow the news on Algeria Organisation May 12, 2021 Find out more News AlgeriaMiddle East – North Africa Algeria : Reporter jailed after covering Tuareg protests in southern Algeria AlgeriaMiddle East – North Africa Harassment of Algerian reporters intensifies in run-up to parliamentary elections Receive email alerts News March 21, 2012 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Two journalists assaulted as police violence becomes a habit Help by sharing this information News Related documents Two journalists assaulted as police violence becomes a habit – arabic versionPDF – 290.43 KB “Such acts of violence are unacceptable. The authorities must undertake independent investigations and punish those responsible,” the press freedom organization said, noting with concern repeated and frequent instances of attacks on photographers and cameramen.Kadri, a news photographer for the daily Waqt Al-Djazair, was beaten up by the police three days ago outside the People’s National Assembly in central Algiers, near the As-Safir Hotel in rue Hussein Aasaba, during an unauthorized demonstration by ex-soldiers demanding an increase in their pensions. The protest quickly degenerated into a clash with the police.About 11 a.m. as he was taking pictures of the security forces assaulting and arresting demonstrators, three officers rushed at him and hit him several times on the back and chest.They verbally abused him and threatened to arrest him if he continued taking photographs. He was able to remove the memory card from his camera before police confiscated his equipment. They found no incriminating shots and his camera was returned to him some 15 minutes later.Several photographs taken at the scene confirm the violence of the assault.Kadri lodged a complaint yesterday alleging assault and battery and the journalists’ union has officially associated itself with the case, calling on the authorities to take “serious and effective steps” to end police brutality.According to information gathered by Reporters Without Borders, the police were said to have apologized to the photographer and assured him that those responsible would be punished. The next day, Driss, a reporter for the French-language daily Tribune des lecteurs, was also beaten up by a police officer while she was covering the pensions protest by former soldiers outside the People’s National Assembly building.Since the appointment of a new head of the National Police, Major-General Abdelghani Hamel, official procedures are meant to be more respectful towards those who work for the media. However, besides lip service and a slight relaxation by the authorities, intimidation and assaults continue in Algeria. According to witness accounts gathered by Reporters Without Borders, photographers are regularly interrogated by security forces who continually ask to see their assignment orders.Reporters Without Borders condemns the growing instances of violent assaults by security forces against journalists, particularly photographers and cameramen who are easily identifiable at demonstrations.Ramzi Boudina, a news photographer, told the organization he had been assaulted and interrogated by civil and paramilitary police. Each time, they use the same method: officers surround small groups of photographers and journalists, cutting them off from others attending the demonstration in order to rough them up out of sight of video cameras. He and several colleagues were arrested by police during the riots in Algeria in February last year.Arabic version: April 29, 2021 Find out more May 18, 2021 Find out more Reporters Without Borders strongly deplores assaults within days of each other on the photographer Mohamed Kadri and the journalist Hanane Driss. In both cases, the police were responsible.
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EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Subscribe In a techno-age when most people let their fingers do the talking, the role of speech is debatable – but its importance isn’t. The power of public speaking, that power that convinces people your conviction is the truth, is as essential today as ever.Who hasn’t seen that brilliant made-for-television closing argument save the innocent defendant from certain conviction?The power of public speaking to influence the courts, the media – the world at large – is obvious, even if it seems a lost art most people overlook.But not Pasadena attorney Don Schweitzer, the Pasadena Bar Association’s Family Law Section chair, former PBA president, and the founder and managing partner of the Law Offices of Donald P. Schweitzer.When Schweitzer and attorney Steven Yee were challenged five years ago by the Pasadena Bar Association to come up with an exciting theme for the organization’s annual Law Day, the pair pitched a public speaking competition.The goal of the Pasadena Bar Association’s Speech competition is to give local students a platform to showcase their speech and debate qualities in front of some of the top lawyers and dignitaries from our community. The idea of the Speech Scholarship has always been to motivate excelling students to keep pushing forward with their education and career goals. Each year the candidates are more polished and poised and really display a higher level of confidence in delivering their argument for or against some very controversial topics, such as immigration.The Speech Scholarship Competition event has since evolved into a significant scholarship opportunity sought after by many talented San Gabriel Valley high school students competing for the first-place prize of a $5,000 scholarship. The second place winner will receive a $2,000 scholarship. The top 30 finalists will also have the opportunity to interview with local participating law firms for internships.At this year’s 5th annual preliminary rounds held on May 9th at La Salle High School, Don Schweitzer and his firm partner Casey Marticorena and associate Nitasha Khanna volunteered along with 40 other PBA members and event volunteers to judge approximately 80 high school students.“This is an amazing event coordinated by the Pasadena Bar Association and I think it’s important for the local bar and community to continue participating,” said Marticorena. “Every year the students improve more and more making for an exhilarating competition!”In fact, returning champion Kelsea Jeon, a junior from Arcadia High School has secured her spot as one of the two finalists, along with newcomer Alex Ye, a senior at Gabrielino High School. The two will compete head-to-head before a crowd of 150 lawyers and dignitaries, including honorary guest Congressman Adam Schiff at the final competition during the PBA’s Law Day Luncheon on May 28, 2015 in the Pasadena Civic Auditorium’s Gold Room. Jeon and Yee will be given seven minutes each to present their speeches for the chance to win the $5,000 scholarship.“Kelsea is a returning champion from the 2014 Speech Scholarship contest, so it’s no surprise that she landed in the final two,” said Schweitzer. “Kelsea’s speech was flawless as she tackled the topic of immigration in America. And just as polished and impressive was Alex Ye’s speech on the use of drones, in which he demonstrated mastery of the subject. The level of competition increases with each year’s competition, and I congratulate all who participated and made it to the finals.”While it’s true that we will find of most of today’s youth texting on their phones and communicating through 30-second visual videos and their own version of shorthand writing, Schweitzer is committed to making sure the much needed skill of public speaking does not become obsolete. “These kids are our future leaders and most people will agree that the number one characteristic that makes a great leader is communication—the ability to deliver a clear, powerful, convincing or charismatic speech,” said Schweitzer. “It doesn’t matter if the speech is delivered to 1 or 1,000 people, the take away here is these kids need to exercise the ability to speak to people with confidence and conviction, and each year I’m proud local youth participate in PBA Speech Scholarship willingly and with enthusiasm.”Law Offices of Donald P. Schweitzer, 201 S. Lake Ave., #800, Pasadena, (888) 408-3277 or visit www.pasadenalawoffice.com. 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