Read This NextRicky Schroder Calls Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl ‘Ignorant Punk’ forThe WrapCNN’s Brian Stelter Draws Criticism for Asking Jen Psaki: ‘What Does theThe WrapDid Donald Trump Wear His Pants Backwards? Kriss Kross Memes Have AlreadyThe WrapHarvey Weinstein to Be Extradited to California to Face Sexual AssaultThe WrapNewsmax Rejected Matt Gaetz When Congressman ‘Reached Out’ for a JobThe WrapPink Floyd’s Roger Waters Denies Zuckerberg’s Request to Use Song in Ad:The Wrap’The View’: Meghan McCain Calls VP Kamala Harris a ‘Moron’ for BorderThe Wrap’Sex and the City’ Sequel Series at HBO Max Adds 4 More ReturningThe Wrap2 HFPA Members Resign Citing a Culture of ‘Corruption and Verbal Abuse’The Wrap whatsapp Wednesday 3 November 2010 9:05 pm Show Comments ▼ RUSSIAN gold miner Petropavlovsk yesterday further lowered its gold production guidance for 2010 while claiming many difficulties it encountered this year have now been overcome.Petropavlovsk, formerly known as Peter Hambro Mining, now expects to produce 510,000 to 530,000 ounces of gold in 2010, down from the 636,500 to 670,000 guidance stated in August and 670,000 to 760,000 given before that.The company blamed suppliers for a delay in the delivery of major mining equipment, while harsh weather hit work to ramp up production at the Pioneer mine.“Going forward it looks a great deal better,” said chairman and founder Peter Hambro. “It’s been a beastly year so far but we have turned a corner.”A second big excavator is still being assembled on the Pioneer site and won’t be operational for another week, Hambro said. The slower-than-expected arrival caused a four-to-six-week delay in accessing high-grade material, he added.The company will announce its 2011 output target in January and Hambro said it will be more conservative than this year. Petropavlovsk produced 138,300 ounces of gold in the third quarter, the firm said in its interim management statement. The cut in production guidance was more severe than many analysts had predicted, though Charles Kernot from Evolution Securities added in a note: “Petropavlovsk’s gold in the ground will eventually be produced and so we retain our Buy [rating].”Petropavlovsk also said it expects a significant increase in reserves and resources following exploration work this year. Shares in FTSE 250-listed Petropavlovsk lost 3.8 per cent yesterday to close at 903p. KCS-content Share Tags: NULL Petropavlovsk lowers targets whatsapp
Kenya Commercial Bank Limited Group (KCB.ug) listed on the Uganda Securities Exchange under the Banking sector has released it’s 2011 presentation results for the half year.For more information about Kenya Commercial Bank Limited Group (KCB.ug) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Kenya Commercial Bank Limited Group (KCB.ug) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Kenya Commercial Bank Limited Group (KCB.ug) 2011 presentation results for the half year.Company ProfileKenya Commercial Bank Limited (KCB Group) is a leading financial institution offering retail and corporate banking services in Uganda through its subsidiary company. KCB Group offers financial solutions ranging from current accounts, overdrafts and loans to fixed and short-term deposits, mortgage finance, trade finance and forex, and business investment accounts. The banking institution participates in investments in treasury bills and bonds with the central banks. Wholly-owned subsidiaries in the banking group include Kenya Commercial Finance Company Limited, Savings & Loan Kenya Limited, Kenya Commercial Bank Nominees Limited, Kencom House Limited, KCB Tanzania Limited, KCB Sudan Limited, KCB Rwanda SA and KCB Uganda Limited. Kenya Commercial Bank Limited is listed on the Uganda Securities Exchange
Simply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this. Tullow Oil (LSE: TLW) shares have plunged in value this year.As the price of oil has crumbled, the oil producer’s share price has followed suit. At one point it was down by nearly 90% for the year. The stock has since staged a modest recovery, but it’s still almost 50% below the level at which it started the year.5G is here – and shares of this ‘sleeping giant’ could be a great way for you to potentially profit!According to one leading industry firm, the 5G boom could create a global industry worth US$12.3 TRILLION out of thin air…And if you click here we’ll show you something that could be key to unlocking 5G’s full potential…However, with oil prices recovering, the outlook for Tullow Oil’s shares is starting to improve. 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See all posts by Manika Premsingh Enter Your Email Address Why has the stock market rally stalled? Image source: Getty Images The UK’s stock markets have been subdued in May. The FTSE All-Share index has risen by the lowest pace in three months, just 1.3%. The index levels are still elevated. These levels were last seen in February 2o20, which was just before the market meltdown started. But the stock market rally has slowed down. FTSE 250 index gets sluggishWhat I find most glaring here is that the FTSE 250 index’s increase has slowed down to o.5% from the month before. This is the slowest growth rate in the FTSE 250 since the stock market rally began in November last year. 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Please enter your comment! LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply TAGSCharter SchoolsHB 7069Orange County Public School Board Previous articleStay healthy, eat from the rainbowNext articleBlue Darters land in Central Florida’s top 20 Denise Connell RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Reply Please enter your name here August 30, 2017 at 10:41 am Reply August 30, 2017 at 3:55 pm Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Gov. DeSantis says new moment-of-silence law in public schools protects religious freedom When it comes to the Florida House of this current administration, nothing they would pass would surprise me. They might be the next, to want to do like the State of Georgia, and send school kids on field trips to gun ranges. You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here Mr. Connell, your post is insightful and brings to light the disrespect our legislative body has for its citizenry. Every child in Florida deserves the opportunity to attend a well equipped, well staffed, and safe school overseen by a school board that has the authority to regulate and enforce standards equally. Mama Mia August 28, 2017 at 8:57 pm Florida gas prices jump 12 cents; most expensive since 2014 Mama Mia Mrs. E Reply OpinionFrom the Orange County Public School BoardLast week the Orange County School Board voted unanimously to join numerous other Florida school districts in petitioning the Courts to declare recently enacted House Bill 7069 unconstitutional. The decision to join the litigation was not made lightly, and was only made after concluding that Constitutional principles of a uniform, high quality education and local control of our neighborhood schools were worth fighting for.I teach the citizenship merit badge to Boy Scouts. As part of that merit badge Scouts learn about different forms of government. They learn that in the United States we live in a constitutional democracy. They learn that this means that while we are a democracy in which we elect those who govern us, we are a constitutional democracy, meaning that our government is guided by a written constitution limiting the powers of government, protecting our civil rights and freedoms, and setting forth the principles by which we have chosen to govern ourselves.Just as our national government must abide by the federal Constitution, so too must our State government abide by the State Constitution. We believe HB 7069, passed on the final day of the Legislative Session without the benefit of committee hearings or any semblance of an open, deliberative legislative process, clearly violates the Florida Constitution.Article IX, Section 4 of the Florida Constitution provides for local control of public schools through locally elected school boards, stating, “The school board shall operate, control and supervise all free public schools within the school district.” Yet HB 7069 eliminates the power of local school boards to review and approve charter schools applications or to demand minimum standards of quality, competence, or taxpayer accountability from certain charter school applicants favored by the Legislature.House Bill 7069 also diverts local property taxes earmarked for building and renovating neighborhood schools to charter school operators without regard to local school district finances, growth needs, or bond ratings. This is directly contrary to Article VII, Section 9, of the Florida Constitution, which gives local school districts the sole authority to levy ad valorem taxes for local purposes.Perhaps most perversely, however, is that HB 7069 requires local schools districts to grant charters to charter school operators who employ uncertified teachers, a practice prohibited in traditional public schools. It is unfathomable why our legislators would require us to allow children to attend publicly funded charter schools employing teachers not certified to teach in Florida. Article IX, Section 1 of the Florida Constitution states that every child deserves a uniform, high quality education. We believe a high quality education begins, and ends, with a qualified, certified teacher in every classroom.Make no mistake, we have many fine charter schools in Orange County of which we are justifiably proud. Yet we have seen the effect a poor quality charter school can have on a child’s education. It was just a few short years ago that we were forced to shut down a failing charter school where the Principal was taking a half million dollar salary, paid for by the taxpayers, while the children in the school were failing wholesale. Shortly before that we shut down another failing charter school in which only 8 percent of the children in the school could read at grade level, children whose reading scores declined dramatically after enrolling in the school. The true victims of these failures were the students and their parents who had entrusted the education of their children to those charter schools.Because of these failures the Orange County School Board now demands minimum performance standards in our charter school contracts. For example, we now require every charter school earn at least a grade of C or better or risk losing their charter. And we demand that our charter schools comply with State testing requirements. These are locally negotiated requirements, yet under HB 7069 we will be compelled to grant a charter contract to certain legislatively favored applicants without any negotiation of terms and without even the most minimal performance standards.I teach my Boy Scouts that some principles are worth fighting for. Our School Board has made it clear that we will withdraw our challenge if, and when, the Florida Legislature passes legislation curing the Constitutional defects of HB 7069. Until then, we intend to fight for the principles enshrined in the Florida Constitution, and for the right of every child to receive a uniform, high quality education. UF/IFAS in Apopka will temporarily house District staff; saves almost $400,000 3 COMMENTS Where was the school crossing guard today at Lake Av. and Summit St.? I usually see the school crossing guard at that intersection when school is letting out. I am not familiar with the school schedules as to when they start, and when they let out, but normally I always see the school crossing guard standing there when riding along there, when so many of the school kids are walking home, like I saw today. It was about 3:12 pm or 3:13 pm. Maybe the school crossing guard had already left, or maybe hadn’t got there yet? We all have a duty to watch out for the neighborhood kids, you know. I did not see one, and my husband didn’t see one either, not saying that one wasn’t there, just saying we didn’t see one, nor their car parked there either. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.
Scrapped cars earn donations through Charity Car 241 total views, 1 views today 242 total views, 2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis1 About Melanie May Melanie May is a journalist and copywriter specialising in writing both for and about the charity and marketing services sectors since 2001. She can be reached via www.thepurplepim.com. With Recycle Week (25 September – 1 October) approaching, charities could raise more funds by encouraging people to donate the proceeds from their unwanted vehicles through Charity Car.Charity Car offers to collect unwanted cars free of charge, and deal with all the legal paperwork, and ensures that the proceeds raised from scrapping or selling vehicles at auction are given to a charity of the owner’s choice.Motorists who would like to donate their car can visit the Charity Car website and select one of over 70 charities they wish to donate to the areas of health, the environment, children, international aid, community, rescue or animal welfare. They then enter the vehicle’s registration number and postcode and decide if they would rather deliver their car or have it picked up free of charge. Any car that is accessible can be collected, and can also be picked up from a garage.Charity Car then assesses the best route to maximise the value of the donation. If the vehicle has reached the end of the road and needs to be scrapped, then this is carried out at one of Charity Car’s nationwide network of fully licensed scrap car recycling centres. If there is still enough life in the vehicle then it is auctioned off.Scrap car prices vary depending on the vehicle and its location with a current average of £60 for a medium sized car, and auctioned vehicles able to raise more.Charity Car launched in 2011 backed by CarTakeBack.com and has so far raised over £248,000 for its partner charities.Make-A-Wish is one of the charities benefitting from the scheme. Spokesperson Katy Cosgrove said:“Forty-nine vehicles have been donated to us so far, raising a total of over £4,000. This is terrific, as every penny raised helps us grant magical wishes to enrich the lives of children and young people fighting life-threatening conditions.”UK registered charities can request to join the Charity Car scheme, and if a member of the public want to donate their old car to a specific cause that Charity Car are not partnered with, Charity Car will process the vehicle and pass on the donation to that chosen cause. Advertisement AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis1 Melanie May | 14 September 2017 | News Tagged with: Fundraising ideas Recycling
A 32-year-old man has been charged with stealing a car, carjacking another and leading police in a pursuit, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.Johnny Paul Siganoff, aka John Siganoff, John Szabo and Frank Siganoff, (dob 7/12/85) of Phoenix faces one felony count each driving or taking a vehicle without consent, carjacking, assault upon a peace officer, two felony counts of attempted carjacking and three felony counts of resisting executive officer.The defendant pleaded not guilty today and is due to return on June 25 in Department J of the Los Angeles County Superior Court, Pasadena Branch. Case GA103610 was filed on June 1.Siganoff is charged with stealing a car from a gas station clerk in Mission Viejo on May 30, prosecutors said. The defendant later got into a crash on the 210 Freeway near Hill Avenue in Pasadena and allegedly carjacked the vehicle that was involved in the collision, prosecutors added.Later, on the 134 Freeway at Harvey Drive in Glendale, Siganoff crashed into two vehicles and reportedly tried to carjack those two vehicles before returning to the car he had previously carjacked and fleeing, prosecutors said. At that point, police allegedly began pursuing the defendant who then crashed into another vehicle and attempted to carjack that victim but then returned to the vehicle he was driving and fled, prosecutors added.The pursuit came to an end and the defendant was arrested after a struggle near Riverside Drive and the 134 in Burbank.The defendant faces a possible maximum sentence of more than nine years in state prison if convicted as charged. Bail is set at $300,000.Deputy District Attorney Marlene Sanchez is the assigned prosecutor.The case remains under investigation by the California Highway Patrol, Altadena area. Herbeauty9 Of The Best Family Friendly Dog BreedsHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty10 Of The Most Notorious Female Spies In HistoryHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyNutritional Strategies To Ease AnxietyHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyRub This All Over Your Body And He’s Guaranteed To Swoon Over YouHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty10 Most Influential Women In HistoryHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyKim To File For Divorce From Kanye West After 6 Years Of MarriageHerbeautyHerbeauty Make a comment Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Name (required) Mail (required) (not be published) Website Uncategorized Arizona Man Charged in Police Pursuit, Carjacking Case Published on Monday, June 4, 2018 | 6:34 pm Community News faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Top of the News Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. ShareShareTweetSharePin it Community News First Heatwave Expected Next Week Business News EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena More Cool Stuff Subscribe
The CEO of An Post is to be asked about the closure of post offices across the country, including Laghey and Menalaragh in Co Donegal.Donegal Senator Brian Ó Domhnaill has confirmed that a Joint Oireachtas Committee will request the attendance of Donal Connell to discuss the persistent closures of rural post offices.Senator Ó Domhnaill, a member of the committee, says he’s anxious that the Chief Executive of An Post comes before the Committee as soon as possibleHe believes people in rural areas should have a say if their local post office closes or not…… Twitter By News Highland – March 29, 2012 PSNI and Gardai urged to investigate Adams’ claims he sheltered on-the-run suspect in Donegal An Post chief to be quizzed about Post Office closures Facebook Pinterest Facebook RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Newsx Adverts Twitter WhatsApp 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Pinterest Google+ Previous articleSF Deputies in Donegal publish bill to reverse Household ChargeNext articleGreen leader claims government isn’t prioritising planning investigations News Highland Google+ WhatsApp HSE warns of ‘widespread cancellations’ of appointments next week Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powers Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released