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‘A number of’ canine could have been sickened by rat-transmitted sickness, NYC official says

Metropolis businesses are actually inspecting rat exercise at a Brooklyn park.

New York Metropolis canine house owners are being warned after a number of pets could have been sickened by leptospirosis, a illness generally related to rats.

A metropolis council member mentioned this week his workplace had obtained “studies of a number of canine fatalities” within the Brooklyn neighborhood of Williamsburg.

“The studies to our workplace point out that canine performed at McCarren [Park] Canine Run earlier than changing into sick,”

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Red Report: Huskers hosting one official visitor; looking for OL consistency; Fordham’s ‘real-life issues’ | Football

Nebraska head coach Scott Frost speaks during a news conference July 29 at Memorial Stadium.

Nebraska head football coach Scott Frost speaks after practice on Thursday, Sept. 2, 2021.

Nebraska coach Scott Frost said Thursday he wants to see a smoother performance from the offensive line.

The group, which includes two first-time starters in Brant Banks and Matt Sichterman, has dealt with injuries during camp. That includes freshman left tackle Turner Corcoran, who missed a substantial portion of August and rotated

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Mobile official on vaccine hesitancy: COVID-19 will be here for ‘many more months and years to come’

COVID-19 infections are spiking in Mobile and Baldwin counties where only one in three people are vaccinated from the virus.

The vaccination rates in both coastal Alabama counties are lower than Alabama’s 33.7 percent, which as of Monday afternoon was the lowest in the nation and — once again — fell behind Mississippi.

To put the rise of infections into perspective, the number of reported COVID-19 cases in Mobile County in July exceeds all the monthly cases during the months of March, April, May and June, according to Dr. Rendi Murphree, head of epidemiology with the Mobile County Health Department.

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Louisville women’s basketball hosting two official visitors

Jeff Walz (Photo: ACC Media)

University of Louisville women’s basketball coach Jeff Walz and his staff already have two commitments in the Class of 2022.

And now the Cardinals are looking to add more prospects to the ’22 class.

Walz and staff are hosting two ’22 prospects on campus this week for official visits. Baltimore, Md., forward Jalyn Brown and Raleigh, N.C., center Imani Lester have both arrived on campus Monday to start their official visits.

The 6-foot-3 Brown attends St. Frances Academy – the same high school that produced U of L legend Angel McCoughtry

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It’s Official. GE Set the Date for Its Reverse Stock Split.

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GE has far more shares outstanding than rivals Honeywell International and Siemens.

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General Electric

said Friday that its 1 for 8 reverse stock split will happen on July 30, after the market closes, so on Monday, Aug. 2, the stock will open at around $100 a share.

That isn’t a windfall for investors. A person holding 80 shares will suddenly have 10. The total value in brokerage accounts will remain the same.

A reverse stock split is unusual for a company as large a General Electric (ticker:

General Electric

). And

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Kentucky hosting top-5 prospect for official visit

Kentucky is set to host Akron (Ohio) Buchtel 5-star wing and top-5 prospect Chris Livingston for an official visit beginning on Friday. 

Livingston is UK’s second official visitor since the NCAA recruiting dead period was lifted on June 1, which allowed for the return of on-campus recruiting for the first time in well over a year. 

He is the Wildcats’ first visitor not named Skyy Clark–who took an unofficial visit to Lexington in February of 2020 and an official visit last weekend–since 5-star power forward Greg Brown in January of 2020. 

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Kentucky hosting surprise official visitor

Kentucky is currently hosting not one but two elite prospects for official visits.

In addition to Akron (Ohio) Buchtel top-5 prospect Chris Livingston, Glendale (Ariz.) Dream City Christian 4-star shooting guard Shaedon Sharpe is also on campus in Lexington, according to 247Sports national recruiting analyst Travis Branham.

Bellefonte (Pa.) Westtown School 5-star center Dereck Lively II starts an official visit to UK on Sunday and Lewisville (Tex.) iSchool Academy 5-star shooting guard Keyonte George on Monday. 

The NCAA recruiting dead period was lifted on June 1, which allowed for the return of on-campus recruiting

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LSU hosting Top 100 Georgia commit CJ Washington for official visit

LSU is hosting 2022 Cedartown (Ga.) linebacker and Georgia commit C.J. Washington for an official visit this weekend, he told Geaux247 on Thursday. The Top 100 prospect on 247Sports has been committed to the Bulldogs since July 2020.

In 2020, the 6-1, 215-pounder made 35 tackles, 10 tackles for loss and six sacks with two forced fumbles while playing all over the defense. He also rushed 73 times for 698 yards and 15 scores.

On 247Sports, he’s the No. 90 overall prospect in the country, No. 9 linebacker in the nation and No. 10 prospect in Georgia.

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Ties with Turkey very critical to US: Senior official

Serkan Demirtaş – ANKARA

A senior American official has described ties with Turkey as very critical and significant despite ongoing differences in various issues, including the U.S. support to the YPG and Turkey’s deployment of the Russian air defense systems, while recalling that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and U.S. President Joe Biden will discuss all the aspects of ties in a frank and direct way when they meet in mid-June.

U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman, in an exclusive interview with the Hürriyet Daily News on the occasion of her visit to Ankara on May 28, elaborated the

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Ohio official of Asian descent, a US Army vet, shows war scars: ‘Is this patriot enough?’

A local official of Asian descent in West Chester Township, Ohio, is being lauded for taking off his shirt during a town hall meeting this week to show his battle scars.  

“Is this patriot enough?” Board of Trustees member Lee Wong, a Republican who has proudly campaigned in a “Make America Great Again” hat, asked as he showed a long scar attained in war in the Tuesday evening meeting.

Wong, 69, said he has been told by people that he’s doesn’t look American enough or patriotic enough.

“I’m going to show you what patriotism, the questions about patriotism look like,”

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Playform Named ‘Official Real Time Measurement and Development Mobile Technology’ of MSYSA

GLENWOOD, Md., March 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The Maryland State Youth Soccer Association (MSYSA) has announced that Playform, a real time measurement and development mobile application for youth soccer players, has been named their “Official Real Time Measurement and Development Mobile Technology.”

Playform uses artificial intelligence and computer vision technologies to instantly evaluate the physical, technical, and mental skills of youth soccer players to boost their development anywhere, anytime with personalized feedback right in their pocket. Playform can be downloaded to your smart device for free from the App and Google Play stores.

Playform’s unique technology captures hundreds of

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