‘There’s a little bit of extra sizzle’: A.J. Puk has wild debut, Liam Hendriks records five-out save in Athletics win

first_imgOAKLAND — A chorus of mockeries and jabs harmonized with the post-game victory music blaring in the A’s clubhouse. Oakland beat the Yankees, 6-4, to claim the series and their fifth win over their last six this home stand (against the Astros, too). But jokes must still fly.“This guy throws a 99 mph slider and an 88 four-seam fastball,” one unidentified A’s player shouted. He was, of course, referring the inaccurate scoreboard readings on A.J. Puk’s first major league pitches.Let the official …last_img

First Lady of the Republic of South Africa, Dr Motsepe headed to the U.S for an official visit

first_imgDr Tshepo Motsepe, the spouse of President Cyril Ramaphosa and First Lady of the Republic of South Africa, will on Tuesday, 18 September 2018, embark on an official visit to the United States, ahead of the South African delegation, led by President Ramaphosa, attending the United Nations General Assembly in New York.Dr Motsepe will start her visit at her alma mater, Harvard University’s School of Public Health, where she will deliver an address at the Open Summit on Early Childhood Health and Development in South Africa. She will also have a conversation with a group of students and faculty from the Department of Global Health and Population.On the second leg of her visit Dr Motsepe will attend the unveiling of the Nelson Mandela statue at the United Nations Headquarters.Dr Motsepe holds a Master of Public Health in maternal child health and aging from the Harvard School of Public Health. She is a qualified medical doctor, holding a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from the University of KwaZulu-Natal. She has also completed a Social Entrepreneurship Certificate Programme at the Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS).Dr Motsepe has worked in private practice and in hospitals including Chris Hani Baragwaneth Hospital in South Africa and Parirenyatwa Hospital in Zimbabwe – each the largest in their countries. She also worked with the Wits Reproductive Health and HIV Institute which is a leading African research institute focusing on sexual, reproductive health and HIV research. She has also served as Chairperson of the Gauteng Health Department’s Accreditation Committee.Dr Motsepe is currently the Chairperson of African Self Help Trust (ASHA), a non-profit organisation which provides early childhood development support programmes for home based crèches in disadvantaged communities.Issued by the Presidencylast_img read more

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Ohio Farm Bureau takes part in Equine Affaire

first_imgShare Facebook Twitter Google + LinkedIn Pinterest  Leave a Comment Ohio Farm Bureau will be participating in the Your Farm Forum in the Bricker Annex during the Equine Affaire April 11-14 at the Ohio Expo Center.At 1 p.m. Friday, April 12, OFBF staff will present on Current Agricultural Use Value at a seminar titled “CAUV: How to qualify for and save on property taxes through Ohio’s ag use program.” At 3 p.m. staff will cover Ohio’s ag district program and how this “right to farm” law assists with farm liability concerns.For a full list of all the activities at the event, click here.Equine Affaire, Inc. was founded in 1993 with the goal of creating a first-class, education-oriented horsemen’s exposition. The mission of Equine Affaire is to host events that improve the horse management, training, and riding skills of current horsemen; promote communication and cooperation within a widely diverse national horse industry; provide an introduction to the world of horses; and showcase the finest horses and riders representing a variety of horse breeds and equestrian disciplines in a non-competitive environment.  Leave a Commentlast_img read more

Congress Wants To Take A Tax Bite Out Of Apple

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New school in Northwest Angle 33B has elders smiling

first_imgJohn Murray APTN National NewsThe Bimose Tribal Council has found a winning formula for education – one that has been so successful it led to the opening of a school on a remote reserve on the Lake of the Woods.It’s a big deal – one that means children don’t have to go away for school – and the sounds of them at play has elders smiling.“Two generations of students have gone from K to 12 without living in the community,” said Chief Kimberley Sandy-Kasprik. “And so our Elders told us that we need to put a stop to that. Our children need to grow up in our community. They need to be a part of the community. They need to know where they are from. They need to walk on the land.”jmurray@aptn.calast_img