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Cereal thriller

By on October 20, 2020

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Chelsea and Manchester United urged to sign Celtic ace Odsonne Edouard by Arsenal legend Charlie Nicholas

By on October 18, 2020

first_imgChelsea and Man Utd have been urged to sign Odsonne Edouard from Celtic (Picture: Getty)Arsenal legend Charlie Nicholas has urged Chelsea and Manchester United to target Celtic ace Odsonne Edouard this summer.French forward Edouard has developed into a key player for Scottish champions Celtic since signing from PSG in 2018.The 22-year-old is enjoying a stunning campaign, scoring 24 goals in 37 appearances, and Nicholas is adamant he would be a welcome addition at both Chelsea and Manchester United.The Premier League rivals have been strongly linked with moves for Moussa Dembele this year but Nicholas says they should target his Celtic team-mate Edouard instead.ADVERTISEMENT‘Odsonne Edouard is good enough to go and play at a Chelsea or a Manchester United,’ former Arsenal, Celtic and Scotland striker Nicholas told the Daily Express.AdvertisementAdvertisement‘I say that with some confidence. I think he could go into both their squads and make a real impact.‘That is how much ability he has. It is up to him how far he wants to go in his career. The sky’s the limit. Comment Edouard is enjoying a superb season for Scottish champions Celtic (Picture: Getty)‘Why have I picked these clubs? Because they have both been linked with his former Celtic striker partner Moussa Dembele in recent months.‘For me, Edouard is a better footballer than the Lyon striker and his fellow Frenchman.‘He is absolutely nailed on to win the player of the year award in my opinion.’Celtic are braced for offers for Edouard and manager Neil Lennon admits he is unsure whether the Scottish club will be able to keep hold of him beyond the summer.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‘He is super-talented,’ Lennon said. ‘He could play in the Premier League and Champions League, no question, with the form he is in.‘At 22 he is has it all in front of him. I just hope he keeps getting better and better with us.‘I don’t know [if we can keep him]. We have had no enquiries for him but I am sure somewhere down the line for someone of that quality there will be.’MORE: Mauricio Pochettino sends message to Manchester United over replacing Ole Gunnar SolskjaerMORE: Why Manchester United expect to beat Chelsea to stunning £120m Jadon Sancho transfer Advertisement Chelsea and Manchester United urged to sign Celtic ace Odsonne Edouard by Arsenal legend Charlie Nicholas Metro Sport ReporterTuesday 11 Feb 2020 11:30 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link798Shares Advertisementlast_img read more

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Tomic finally finds love for old stomping ground

By on September 28, 2020

first_imgBright lights down the streets. But it seems things may be looking up for the World Number 150 who banked a reported $1m for his stint early this year on television reality show “I’m a celebrity … Get me out of here”. File picture from when the Tomics lived at the twin villas. Luxury lodge Queensland’s hottest home this week Big-money market braced for bumper sales Win for buyers as units set to boom Bernard Tomic’s family home in Southport has finally found some love on the market. Picture: Nigel HallettFIERY Aussie tennis star Bernard Tomic may have taken a pounding in the tennis world but at least one thing’s gone right — finally finding love for his old stomping ground.The family’s old home on the Gold Coast sold for an undisclosed sum two days ago.Tomic who failed to qualify for Wimbledon this year has had a tough time adjusting to life in the lower ranks of the international tennis world. With their famous son climbing the ranks at the tennis open organised by World Number 1 Rafa Nadal in Majorca this week, the Tomic family can finally let go of their twin villas in Southport.More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus17 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market17 hours ago It’s located close to the waterfront. The family first tried to sell this property in 2012. The villas come with a very private party space. The agents at Harcourts Coastal could not be reached for comment. They had it listed on realestate.com.au as one the owners were “sad” to lose.But the listing said the vendors were “committed elsewhere”.“They must sell and all offers in writing will be presented.” They have been trying to sell the seven bedroom, five bathroom, four car space property on and off since June 2012 when it was priced at $750,000 each. The price dropped to offers over $695,000 as recently as March this year before it was finally put through a 36 day campaign leading to this week’s auction. The Tomics were willing to sell the villas together or separately and marketed the property as having no body corporate fees and nothing to spend on upgrades. FOLLOW SOPHIE FOSTER ON FACEBOOK Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 9:24Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -9:24 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels720p720pHD288p288pAutoA, selectedAudio Tracken (Main), selectedFullscreenThis 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.This is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreenCoreLogic Brisbane Housing Market Update – August 201809:25last_img read more

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Gold Coast waterfront wonder proves opulence doesn’t need to be extravagant

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first_img The brand-new home offers understated luxury. The glamorous kitchen is a highlight of the home.Aside from the spectacular water and city views, the architecturally-designed house offers a golden lifestyle. The luxury abode has sleek, modern and sophisticated interiors, which are opulent yet understated. The kitchen forms the centrepiece of the home and takes a minimalist approach. There’s a luxuriously large marble island bench, which sits under a trendy gold pendant light, a tone that is also featured in the tapware and throughout the home. Feature matte black cabinetry, a marble and window splashback, butler’s pantry and Bosch appliances top off the cooking zone. How’s the wine cellar! Kick back and relax in the freestanding bath.The kitchen flows through to the living and dining area with a built-in, glass-encased wine cellar and connecting deck. The outdoor zone will be a haven of entertainment thanks to a barbecue kitchen, bar fridge, fans and speakers. This area overlooks the Broadbeach waterways and the home’s pool, where you can relaxed in style thanks to the custom-built cabanas. There are four bedrooms, including the opulent main that is luxuriously appointed with a private balcony, dual walk-in wardrobes and an ensuite with natural stonework and gold fixtures. More from news02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa9 hours ago02:37Gold Coast property: Sovereign Islands mega mansion hits market with $16m price tag1 day ago There are four bedrooms and five bathrooms. Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:51Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:51 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels720p720pHD576p576p432p432p270p270pAutoA, selectedAudio Tracken (Main), selectedFullscreenThis 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.This is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreenStarting your hunt for a dream home00:51 Owners Logan and Zarah Pihl, who built the brand new home, were drawn to Broadbeach Waters for its strong ongoing growth and convenient location. “The location is second to none – close to many key attractions including Pacific Fair, Star Casino and of course the beach,” Mr Pihl said. “We specifically looked for a property to demolish and build new. By building our own property we were able to design the house the way we like with personal style and wishes.” Welcome to 140 Rio Vista Blvd, Broadbeach Waters.FOR the early risers, waking up each morning to the glorious sunrise overlooking the Surfers Paradise skyline will be a special moment this house affords daily. And for those who are more of a night owl, looking out to the glistening city lights while listening to the tranquil sound of the water lapping at the property’s edge will be the perfect way to end the day. MORE NEWS: The suburb that’s topped the country’s highest sales listMORE NEWS: Finest homes for wine lovers on the market center_img Mr Pihl said they set out to design a home with a luxurious resort vibe and focused on entertaining and the views. “Our favourite part of the home would have to be the kitchen with its huge 4m marble island bench, high- end appliances and plenty of storage.”Marc Keswell and Charlon Delos Angeles of Amir Prestige Property Agents are marketing the house at 140 Rio Vista Blvd. Offers close on February 3.last_img read more

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Interview: Owners Lack Trust in BWMS Technical Capability

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first_imgImage Courtesy: Ballast Water CentreAs the entrance into force of the Ballast Water Management Convention (BWMC) approaches, the industry’s sentiment on retrofitting ships with BWM systems seems to shift more to the negative side, based on several industry bodies World Maritime News spoke with.Speaking on the preparedness of shipowners to comply with the new requirements, Yildiz Williams, Senior Marine Consultant, Marine & Offshore, Lloyd’s Register, says that the majority of shipowners are ready in terms of paperwork preparedness – they either already have or are in the process of getting their ballast water management plans ready and approved and getting their internal ballast water management certificates issued.However, in terms of getting ready for the D-2 standard there is generally a lower level of preparedness, but this is because it’s not an immediate requirement after entry into force, following IMO’s decision at MEPC 71 to delay dates for the D-2 standard compliance.Based on LR’s prediction there are about 30,000 vessels that will need to retrofit.“There is a growing number of owners that have fitted systems onboard their vessels and are actively operating their ballast water treatments systems (BWTS) to ensure reliability and crew familiarity,” Thomas Kirk, Director, Environmental Performance, Global Marine, ABS, commented.On the other hand, according to Williams, the biggest concern that the shipowners have is the lack of trust in the technical capability of the ballast water management systems available.This is among the key reasons behind owners’ unwillingness to invest in retrofits, as explained by Williams: “because shipowners don’t see this as a benefit to them.”“However they have to invest to comply with the requirements. If they cannot comply then they cannot operate.”“They want to ensure that the system can operate in different conditions and that it can operate without breaking down. Owners probably do not want to scrap their vessels early so they are willing to invest in retrofits because they want to be compliant,” she added.Speaking from an engineering perspective Kirk says that the engineering involved in retrofitting a BWM system is far from trivial.“Space is a major constraint as are available power and hydraulics. This means that the team must first identify what space and how much power is available, which must be done before determining which systems will be suitable and provide the requisite flow rates. The configuration of ballast tanks is an important factor, especially with respect to the ability to perform treatment or neutralization during discharge.“Owners must consider the impact of treatment during ballasting. Similarly, many systems place constraints on vessels for additional treatment or neutralization during de-ballasting. Owners should also carefully consider the trade and ballast profile of their vessel when determining the best fit from the available technology.”With regard to space-related constraints, Williams said that there are companies that deal with fitting these systems.“But still we encourage our clients to speak to manufacturers and the installation companies early on to understand whether a system is suitable for their technical and operational profile. It is a challenge but it’s not impossible and it can certainly be done and the impact can be reduced if it is well planned in advance. Of course, the ship’s operability will be affected to a certain extent. We also encourage them to speak to us very early on as there are particular class requirements that need to be met as well. LR offers a range of services to the industry on how to select a suitable system and fit it with the least impact,” she added.One of the key issues to be tackled is the training of personnel on how to operate the new equipment, once the BWM systems are installed.  “Proper training forms an essential element of a well-implemented ballast water management plan. Some companies have indicated that they are sending their shoreside management as well as their senior officers to vendor-specific training. Others are looking at computer-based and/or video training. Some owners are already in the initial phases of establishing criteria to verify the competency of those trained,” Kirk noted.“As part of a BWM plan all owners and operators must have a training plan in place, this is a mandatory requirement. They have to ensure personnel are trained and that a ballast water management officer is on board – this is not necessarily a person as it is a rank, so if one person leaves then there is a continuity of the BWM officer. It is their responsibility to ensure that the crew onboard are familiar with the requirements of the Convention and if they have a system on board, that they understand how to operate it. LR encourages our clients to speak to the manufacturers early if they are fitting a system so that they are well trained to use it,” Williams cautioned.World Maritime News Stafflast_img read more

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Elmer Ernest Vonderheide

By on September 24, 2020

first_imgElmer Ernest Vonderheide, of Brookville, was born on October 13, 1927 in St. Mary’s, the son of Walter M. and Marie (nee Wallpe) Vonderheide.  Elmer was a 1945 graduate of Brookville High School.  He served his country from 1945 to 1947 in the United States Navy.  On October 15, 1949 at St. Michael’s Rectory, Elmer and Betty Sue Payne were united in marriage by Rev. George B. Saum.  Elmer and his partner, Bud Moster, owned and operated Bud and Elmer’s Shell service station on Main Street for over 40 years.  On Wednesday, March 9, 2016, at the age of 88, he passed away at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital in Muncie.Those surviving who will cherish Elmer’s memory include his wife of 66 years, Betty Vonderheide; children, Elmer M. (Gayla) of Batesville, Deborah (Russell) King of Pleasant Prairie, WI, Randall (Gail) of Lafayette, David of Liberty, Kerry (Cathy) of New Castle, Irwin (Barbara), Allen (Shauna), and Mary (George) Buckler, all of Brookville; 15 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren; brother, Harold (Julie) of Brookville, and numerous nieces and nephews.  Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by granddaughter, Megan, daughter-in-law, Jody, and brothers, Irwin B. and Walter L. Vonderheide.Friends may visit with the family on Sunday, March 13, 2016 from 2 to 6 p.m. at Cook Rosenberger Funeral Home, 929 Main Street, Brookville.  Rosary will follow at 6 p.m.  A Mass of Christian burial, officiated by Rev. Sean Danda is on Monday at 10:30 a.m. at St. Michael Catholic Church.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery.In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to St. Michael School.  To sign the online guestbook or to leave a personal condolence, please visit www.cookrosenberger.com.  The staff of Cook Rosenberger Funeral Home is honored to care for the family of Elmer Ernest Vonderheide.last_img read more

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Urma Lucille Puttmann

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first_imgUrma Lucille Puttmann of New Point, Indiana passed away on Thursday, December 21, 2017.  The daughter of John and Lucy (nee: Miller) Bredewater was born on January 1, 1915. She was 102 years old.The 1933 New Point High School graduate, married Walter Puttmann who passed away on April 19, 1995.  Urma was a member of the Smyrna Lutheran Church and of the Order of the Eastern Star Batesville Chapter #348.She is survived by her nieces, Carol Swanson and Janet Brandt; nephews, John, James and Larry Bredewater; a sister-in-law Lois Bredewater and numerous great nieces and nephews.In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Walter, niece Lynn Giesting, brothers, Harold, Arthur, Arnold Bredewater      and Erval Bredewater who died as an infant.Visitation will be Friday, December 29, 2017 from 10:00AM to 12:00PM followed by 12:00PM Funeral Service all at Meyers Funeral Home in Batesville.  Mark Vice officiating.  Burial will follow in the Rossburg Cemetery in New Point, IN.last_img read more

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New to Stock Car decal program, Edelbrock continues IMCA claim engine driver support

By on September 23, 2020

first_imgInformation about Edelbrock products is available at the www.edelbrock.com website, on Facebook or by call­ing 310 781-2222. “Adding Edelbrock to our Stock Car required decal program made a lot of sense and is something Edelbrock has been in position to do for a while now,” IMCA Marketing Director Kevin Yoder observed. “They are one of the blue bloods of the racing industry and we’re very proud to announce their continued support for the 2019 racing season.” Second through fifth place claim engine drivers in each Modified, Stock Car and Hobby Stock region, and in national Northern and Southern SportMod standings all receive $50 product certificates.  The highest finish­ing claim engine drivers in point standings for each of the five Modified regions earn 2975 Vic­tor Jr. intakes while top drivers in the two Stock Car regions receive Edelbrock 2701, 7121 or 2176 intakes.  Top eligible drivers in both Hobby Stock regions and in national Northern SportMod and Southern SportMod points have a choice between 2701, 7121 or 2176 intakes.  Modified and Stock Car regional rookies of the year receive $25 product certificates. Stock Cars must display Edelbrock decals on their race car to be eligible for national and regional point fund shares. Edelbrock awards will be presented during the national banquet in November or mailed beginning the fol­lowing week from the IMCA home office.  In addition to IMCA Sunoco Stock Car competitors, eligible IMCA Modi­fied, IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stock, Karl Kustoms Northern SportMod and Smiley’s Racing Products Southern SportMod drivers all are in the running for awards from the Torrance, Calif., company  TORRANCE, Calif. – While new to the sanctioning body’s national decal program for Stock Cars, 22-year sponsor Edelbrock has renewed an awards program for drivers in five IMCA divisions competing with claim engines. last_img read more

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Pirates Soccer Teams Battle Patriots

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first_imgIn the second game of Saturday’s (boys/girls) double header with Union County, the Greensburg Pirates tied the Union County Patriots 2-2.Similarly to Thursday’s game, the action got started rather early with Union County scoring in the first minute and 46 seconds of the game. Also, similar to Thursday, Greensburg responded rather quickly. Less than 6 minutes later, Liam Krizman scored his first career goal off of a cross from Sage O’Mara. The Pirates and Patriots battled for the rest of the half to draw even 1-1.The second half was much of the same, with both teams getting good scoring chances, but playing even better defense. With around 8 minutes left, Union County scored to put the Patriots up 2-1. Unrelenting, Greensburg responded, and with 5 minutes left, Collin Springmeyer would score the equalizer to make sure the Pirates didn’t conceed another loss at home. It was Collin’s first goal of the season.The Pirates move to 0-1-1 on the season and will play Franklin County at home on Tuesday evening.   Courtesy of Pirates Coach Cody DeVolld.Greensburg Lady Pirates Soccer had their opening home game and came out with a tie, 1-1.Greensburg found the back of the goal early when Macy Smith took a shot that was barely blocked by the Patriots keeper. Emily Rosales finished the shot off to collect the point with only nine minutes off the clock. With 13 minutes left in the half, Union County answered with a goal. Greensburg Keeper, Ella Lowe, only had to negotiate two shots on goal in the first half while the opposing keeper saw six shots by your Lady Pirates. The low amount of shots by Union County can be contributed to the ball-handling skills of Alaina Nobbe and the speed of Hilary Ernstes playing defensive back positions. The second half was a battle to the end. No points were scored but the Lady Pirates attempted 6 shots. Rosales led the team with 4 shots. Smith and Sierra Huffman had 3 shots on goal. Emily Million and Natalie Kalinowski each had one.Courtesy of Pirates Coach Ryan Morlan.last_img read more

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