Begich says hes no moper urges Native youth to persist

first_imgFormer U.S. senator Mark Begich spoke to the Elders and Youth Conference today, one of his biggest Alaskan audiences since he lost re-election and left office in January.Download AudioBegich urged the young attendees to participate in their communities, to vote and to stay positive. He drew on his own life for illustration.“A lot of people assume that somehow I was born and then I was in public office. Just magically occurred. That is not the case,” he said. “I have won elections and I have lost elections. The question is: what do you do?”Begich recounted his early beginnings in civic life, how he started a non-alcoholic teen nightclub to give Anchorage youth like himself something to do, and why he first ran for public office.“When I ran for Anchorage Assembly at the age of 26 … the reason I decided to run was not because I said to myself, ‘Geez, I want to be an assembly person,’” he said. “I ran because I wanted to do something for the community I lived in, that I felt it had already been good to me, at that young age, and I wanted to give something back.”If it bore some resemblance to a campaign speech, his spokeswoman, Rachel Barinbaum  says the ex-senator was on the agenda to discuss “Your Voice: Action, Advocacy and the 2015 Elders and Youth Resolutions,” with a request from the hosts to pitch the importance of voting.One of his key messages is to remain tenacious and not take rejection as the final word.“When I ran for mayor and lost twice before winning. It wasn’t sitting around moping and saying, ‘Well the sky has fallen. I lost an election. My life is over.’ No. Got right back up,” Begich told the audience. “As I said earlier: Persistence. Positive attitude. Know you can make a difference.”After leaving the Senate, Begich formed a consulting group and signed on with a D.C. lobbying firm to be a strategic advisor. He has also worked as an advisor for the law firm Sonosky Chambers and on a campaign to kill the Iran nuclear deal.Begich has been repeatedly asked if he is considering a run against Sen. Lisa Murkowski, or maybe Congressman Don Young. He hasn’t announced any future political plans.Young and Sen. Dan Sullivan, the man who unseated Begich, are due to address the AFN convention on Thursday, followed by Murkowski on Friday.last_img read more

Commercial fishing to be opened for Stikine River kings

first_imgThis year’s run of King salmon on the Stikine River is projected to be small but still large enough for limited commercial fishing near Petersburg.Download AudioADF&G Area Management Biologist, Troy Thynes, looks at historical run data of Stikine River kings in his Petersburg office. (Photo by Angela Denning, KFSK – Petersburg)The Stikine is a transboundary river that runs from near Wrangell into Canada so the two countries share the king salmon harvest. Most of the kings are spawning at the Taltan River just over a hundred miles from the Stikine’s mouth.Managers on both sides of the border want there to be enough kings to spawn for future years and, if possible, allow for subsistence, commercial and sport fishing.Like king salmon in many other parts of Alaska, the Stikine run has diminished over the past decade. The low point was in 2009 when the Stikine saw only 16,000 kings.But numbers have improved slightly in recent years, and in 2012, there were enough kings for a limited commercial opening. And that’s the same thing this year. The projected run for this year is 33,900 fish. Canada is allowed to harvest 4,700; the U.S. 1,100.The state has called an opening for commercial troll fishing and drift gill netting in nearby District 8 on May 2. Troll fishing will open at about midnight and gill netting at 8 a.m. They will be 24 hour openings.Troy Thynes is the Area Management Biologist for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game.“The allowable catch is on the smaller side so it’s something that we’re going to have to watch closely,” Thynes said. “We’re probably looking at limited openings in the drift gill net fishery for one day a week with possible area restrictions until we get our in-season forecast so probably for three weeks or so and it depends on how much effort we have.”Historically, about 30 boats start the season in the drift gill net fishery and more participate as it progresses. In the peak years, like in 2006, there were upwards of 110 boats. That year saw the largest run on record at 90,000 kings, so the commercial openings were more generous. Records have been kept on the Stikine River since the late 70s.This year, fishing will be limited to only areas past the flats at mouth of the river. The king estimate could change as the run actually happens.“Generally the peak of the Stikine River king salmon run is through the marine waters through salt waters off the flats is the last week of May, first week of June,” said Thynes.If the in-season numbers are similar to the preseason ones, then Alaska’s allowable harvest will jump up from 1,100 to 3,600 fish. Managers get in-season data through a joint tagging project with Canada, which is a mark and recapture program. The tagging will start in May, and Thynes said it takes fishermen participation to help make it work.“Occasionally, those fish will back out of the river and get caught in the various fisheries,” Thynes said. “They can keep those fish no problem keeping them, if they can return the tag to port samplers or fish and game office, that’s going to help us in our assessment projects. And especially if they catch a fish with a radio tag. If they can return those to Fish and Game and we can reuse those tags. They’re pretty expensive.”Sport fishermen will also have more opportunity this year. Thynes said sport fishing will be liberalized starting May 1.“And that’s part of the U.S. having an allowable catch,” said Thynes. “So that’s kind of the trigger for them. If the U.S. has an allowable catch then the sport fishery can be liberalized just in District 8.”Also harvested in District 8 will be king salmon from hatcheries at Anita Bay and Crystal Lake. They typically run a little later in May.last_img read more

Fairbanks Four may receive dividends for 18 years of wrongful imprisonment

first_imgA Fairbanks Four banner at the 2015 Alaska Federation of Natives Conference. Two measures moving through the Alaska House would compensate the four men for the 18 years spent in prison. (Photo by Mikko Wilson/KTOO)It took the work of journalists, lawyers, tribal leaders and citizens to release the Fairbanks Four after they wrongfully convicted on a murder charge and other serious crimes in 1997.Now, an effort is underway to compensate the men for the 18 years they spent in prison in the form of two state House measures.Listen nowThese bills would apply to others who are freed after a wrongful imprisonment, but the Fairbanks Four are the only ones who meet the conditions right now.On Dec. 17, 2015, hundreds gathered at the Chief David Salmon Tribal Hall in Fairbanks to celebrate the release of the Fairbanks Four. That night three of the four men were released. The fourth, Marvin Roberts, was released on parole the summer before.Alaska Innocence Project Director Bill Oberly (L) and Marvin Roberts (R) at the Alaska Federation of NativesAttorney Bill Oberly led the effort to free the Fairbanks Four. After it was all over, he became involved in an effort to give Permanent Fund dividends back to the four men for the time they spent behind bars.“Don’t let the door hit ya’ in the rear end on the way out is all they got for their 18 years of wrongful conviction,” Oberly said. “It seems only fair that the dividends that were taken away from them wrongfully should be provided to them and give them a little monetary help trying to restart their lives.”Roberts wrote a Facebook post about what he thinks of the bill.“It’s basically giving a first-hand account of what my first night in prison was like,” Roberts said. “It was difficult for me to write it, so it would be more difficult for me to read it to you (KTOO). I actually cried when I wrote certain parts of the story, ‘cause that’s how much, um, that’s how deep that wound is.”The post is long, but here is a snippet:“I told the Guard that I wasn’t supposed to be in there, that I was innocent. Nobody heard me. I layed down on that torn mattress and had sad thoughts. Who could sleep in a situation like that? I prayed and asked God to get me out … please get me out. I prayed and still my spirit was breaking. I was hurting real bad. I don’t know when I started crying or how long it lasted. My world was upside down. I’d love to say I was released the next day and that was that. No, this is not a happy ending. We spent over 18 years trapped in that nightmare.”Roberts goes on to thank his supporters, and then he asks for people to please call their representatives to support two bills: One that would give them their dividends for the years they were wrongfully imprisoned (House Bill 127) and another that goes even further, requiring the state to pay $50,000 for each year of wrongful imprisonment, with a cap of $2 million (House Bill 118).I asked Roberts what the bills would mean for him, if they pass.“I realize now after being away for so long how valuable being with family is and, receiving all those back dividends would … I’d just be so happy. I’d be able to see my family. I’d be able to maybe start my own business. I’d be able to stay ahead of my bills. I mean, it would help out a lot.” he said, adding that he was staring at his 6-month-old daughter as he spoke.Roberts lives in Fairbanks. He has two jobs — he works at a company that makes and installs granite counter tops during the week and delivers pizza on the weekends.I asked him, “Do you think that this is part of carrying out justice?”“I don’t really know too much about all of that. All I know is, it would help us a lot,” Roberts said.Oberly, who pushed to free the Fairbanks Four, has a stronger opinion.“It is the right thing to do,” Oberly said. “These men should have gotten it because they shouldn’t have been in prison, so it’s the right thing to do at this point.”Last year, Oberly’s effort to get dividends paid to the Fairbanks Four didn’t really go anywhere. He’s hopeful that this year will be different.last_img read more

The Gifted Drops New Trailer at SDCC

first_img A Tale of Two Wonder WomenSDCC Announcement: IDW Games Brings 90s Nick to Life Stay on target With the critical acclaim and success of FX’s Legion series, all eyes have been on their next X-Men based series premiering on October 2nd, The Gifted. The SDCC panel dedicated to The Gifted dropped a brand new trailer in excess of three minutes giving the lucky attendees a lot to take in.Firstly, similar to Legion it’s very clear from the onset that they are sticking to many of the elements that worked for their previous X show. No spandex or heavy leather outfits, no giant robots destroying buildings, and dealing deep into the deep catalogue of X-Men characters to tell a fresh story.The story appears to center around a brother and sister, Andy and Lauren Strucker, who have recently discovered they have mutant powers. They appear to be based on the twins that make up the character Fenris. In the comics, Fenris are the twins of Baron Von Strucker, a Nick Fury villain. In The Gifted, Andy and Lauren’s dad appears to be working for the antagonists so while this is definitely a big change up from the comics, they are keeping some of the framework to tell the most compelling story possible.It’s important to note that Andy and Lauren are both in high school as well. Like Marvel Studios and Sony have done with Spider-Man in their latest movie installment, Fox seems to be going back to the roots of the X-Men by the story revolve around younger characters as the original run of comics and New Mutants did. Considering that live action X-Men has been going on for nearly two decades now, this is a move that shows how Fox still has plenty of ideas on how to handle this franchise and that they’re keeping it in good hands.Andy and Lauren Strucker don’t have to go through all of this alone though. Thunderbird, Polaris, Blink, and Eclipse are here to help protect them while they figure out who they are. The trailer shows us far more about the kind of dynamic these characters are going to have with each other which was thrilling to watch. While we did get a glimpse of the dynamics we’ll be seeing with our protagonists; we don’t get much of an idea of what the antagonists are planning other than to send little robots after our mutant heroes so they can run up the special effects budget. That’s not necessarily a bad thing. The series hardens back to X2: X-Men United and X-Men: Days of Future Past where instead of a monster of the week the X-Men are tackling more complex social issues. This shouldn’t come as a surprise as Bryan Singer is one of the Executive Producers on board.One thought that will linger after you watch the trailer is when exactly does this take place in the timeline? The series seems somewhat connected to the movies and mentions how the X-Men and Brotherhood seemingly no longer exist. It was mentioned in Logan how the X-Men have not been around for some time, but this series so far doesn’t seem to have the goal of setting up a near dystopian future so it’s possible that this may be an alternate timeline.Fox has really been nailing the X franchise lately, and The Gifted doesn’t appear to be an exception. Tune in Monday, October 2nd to catch the premiere, and make sure you keep an eye out for the Stan Lee cameo!Let us know what you like about Geek by taking our survey.last_img read more

Bodies of 8 out of 19 missing fishermen recovered from Bay of

first_imgKolkata: The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) has recovered the bodies of eight of the 19 fishermen, who went missing on Monday after their trawlers capsized in the Bay of Bengal, a top ICG official said on Thursday. “The bodies have been handed over to the fishermen’s associations for identification,” ICG Inspector General (North East region) K S Sheoran said. Six bodies were recovered today, while two were found yesterday, he added. The bodies were found from an area in the sea, about 35 nautical miles from the Dalhousie island, and a Dornier aircraft and Coast Guard ship “Sujay” were continuing with the search for the remaining missing fishermen, Sheoran said. A hovercraft was also maintaining vigil close to the coast, he added. The fishermen had ventured into the sea from Frazerganj in South 24 Parganas district. Fishing trawler FB Joykishan had capsized amid an extremely rough sea condition and inclement weather on Monday, following which the search-and-rescue operation was launched by the Coast Guard. The members of fishermen’s associations also assisted in the search-and-rescue operation. “The Coast Guard station at Frazerganj is co-ordinating with the fishermen’s associations in the area and is also in touch with the families of the missing persons,” Sheoran said. The search operation would continue till all the missing fishermen were accounted for, he added. Meanwhile, fishermen have been advised not to venture into the sea.last_img read more

Imaging Test Accurately Detects Extent of Prostate Cancer in Patients

first_img Image courtesy of Imago Systems News | Brachytherapy Systems | August 14, 2019 Efficacy of Isoray’s Cesium Blu Showcased in Recent Studies August 14, 2019 — Isoray announced a trio of studies recently reported at scientific meetings and published in medica read more News | Mammography | August 14, 2019 Imago Systems Announces Collaboration With Mayo Clinic for Breast Imaging Image visualization company Imago Systems announced it has signed a know-how license with Mayo Clinic. The multi-year… read more Images of regions of interest (colored lines) in the white matter skeleton representation. Data from left and right anterior thalamic radiation (ATR) were averaged. Image courtesy of C. Bouziane et al. 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The findings are published online, ahead of print, in the journal Urology.In some cases, the imaging test used in the 25-patient study detected even more cancerous lesions than pathologists found when they examined the prostate glands after they had been removed. The study, conducted in men who opted for a radical prostatectomy — total removal of the prostate — agreed to the new imaging test before the operation. Results of the test and the pathological examination were then compared.The imaging technique uses a novel biomarker that latches on to cancerous cells within the prostate. This agent is given intravenously to patients before a positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) scan.“There is a critical need for an accurate method to detect and stage prostate cancer so that the disease can be precisely managed. We believe this method has that potential,” said the study’s senior investigator, Mathew Thakur, Ph.D., professor of radiology at Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University and the director of the Laboratories of Radiopharmaceutical Research and Molecular Imaging.Current tests now used are inexact because they all require an invasive biopsy, and these costly biopsies — which have the potential for complications — can miss 66 percent of cancers, said Thakur, whose team are also members of Jefferson’s Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center. “It is hard to believe that hundreds of thousands of patients in the U.S. have been relying on biopsies to dictate their treatment, when two-thirds of these tests do not accurately reflect what is happening inside the prostate.”In 2015, an estimated 220,800 new cases of prostate cancer were diagnosed in North America, and 27,540 men died of the disease.The prostate is the size of a ping-pong ball, and cancer grows like seeds, not in substantial lumps, he explained. “Physicians cannot see where these small seeds are, so the gold standard is to take 12 biopsy samples of tissue in hopes of detecting whatever cancer exists. It is easy to see how that procedure doesn’t work as well as we would like.”Supported by a $2.6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health, Thakur and his team developed a novel imaging agent, 64Cu-TP3805, that attaches on to receptors, VPAC1, that appear en mass when a cell morphs into cancer. The VPAC1 receptors cover the outside of the cancer cell in order to promote growth. The imaging agent consists of TP3805, which latches on to VPAC1 receptors, and Cu-64 (a radiation emitting copper peptide) that is hooked onto TP3805.The PET imaging procedure captures the places within the prostate where 64Cu-TP3805 has landed on cancerous cells. The agent has a short half-life and it decays quickly, Thakur said. It has lower whole body radiation risk than a CT scan, he added.“The challenge has been to develop an imaging agent that will target a specific, fingerprint biomarker that visualizes prostate cancer early and reliably,” said Thakur.In the study, the new test identified 105 of 107 cancerous lesions found in pathological exams of the removed glands (97 percent agreement, or accuracy), as well as nine lesions that the pathologic exam did not find.“The VPAC1 receptors appear before the cell changes its microscopic appearance, so our imaging test can find them when pathologists may not be able to detect them,” Thakur said. Positive and negative lymph nodes were also correctly identified, as were cases of benign prostatic hyperplasia and cysts.Thakur and his team have also successfully investigated use of the PET imaging agent in human breast cancer, which has been published. He is also examining use of the test in animal models of bladder and lung cancer.“Results of this study exceeded our goal of detecting 80 percent of cancers seen pathologically, and provided us with real insights into how prostate cancer can be accurately imaged,” he said. “A larger study that confirms these exciting findings should be conducted.”Co-authors include Sushil Tripathi, Edouard J. Trabulsi, Leonard Gomella, Sung Kim, Peter McCue, Charles Intenzo, Ruth Birbe, Ashish Gandhe and Pardeep Kumar, all from Thomas Jefferson University.The study was funded by NIH grant NCI R01CA157372, and NuView Life Sciences, the exclusive licensee for the technology. Thakur is a consultant to NuView Life Sciences. The other authors declare no conflicts of interest.For more information: www.jefferson.edu/university/skmc FacebookTwitterLinkedInPrint分享 News | Neuro Imaging | August 16, 2019 ADHD Medication May Affect Brain Development in Children A drug used to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) appears to affect development of the brain’s… read more Related Contentlast_img read more

Contiki now taking applications for four legendary fams

first_img Posted on February 2, 2018 TORONTO — Contiki will be hosting four open-age trade fams for agents this year, in world-class destinations like Peru, Germany, Croatia and Thailand.The first fam in Peru departs May 12-18, 2018, with ‘Germany, Slovenia & Croatia Sailing’ taking place simultaneously from May 13-19. These will be followed by the Thailand fam on Sept. 23-29, and then with the annual ‘Christmas Market & Ski’ fam in Germany and Austria from Dec. 8-14.Fams are open to those who’ve completed the mandatory Contiki U E-learning training courses. To apply, agents will be required to tell Contiki in 100 words or more how they plan to increase their Contiki sales after completing their chosen fam. Applications must be sent to sales@contiki.ca no later than March 16, 2018 for the two trips departing in May; by June 30, 2018 for the Thailand fam; and by Oct. 1, 2018 for the Christmas Market fam.“We couldn’t be more excited to host agents around the world à la Contiki this year,” said Sheralyn Berry, Vice President of Sales for Contiki Canada. “Our fams are legendary for not only allowing agents to experience Contiki for themselves, but they are known the world over for allowing life-long friendships to be made.”More news:  TRAVELSAVERS welcomes Julie Virgilio to the teamThe fams are as follows:PERU fam:This six-night Peruvian adventure begins in Lima where agents will visit the Church of San Francisco to explore its famous catacombs. At night, they’ll explore the Barranco district, known for its bohemian energy, followed by dinner and a show. In Cusco, they’ll enjoy a walking tour and visit Cusco Cathedral, before heading to the Sacred Valley where agents will learn about ‘terracing’, the ancient farming technique created by the Incas. The trip peaks with a visit to Machu Picchu.GERMANY, SLOVENIA & CROATIA SAILING fam:The seven-day pre-summer fam kicks off in Munich with a bike tour, followed by a stop in picturesque Lake Bled. Agents will then visit Ljubljana for dinner at a local restaurant, and then embark on a sailing adventure in Plitvice to the seaside city of Zadar. Other highlights include three days in Split where agents will enjoy three days of sailing around the Adriatic Sea on a Contiki exclusive boat, free time in Makarska, and a stop in the bustling town of Hvar.THAILAND famThis six-night Thai adventure, a bestseller with Canadian agents, starts with two days in Phuket where agents can enjoy sea canoeing. They’ll then sail to Koh Phi Phi for some beach time before visiting Krabi, known for its small-town feel and local markets. A key highlight is climbing the 1,260 steps to Tiger Cave temple.More news:  Visit Orlando unveils new travel trade tools & agent perksCHRISTMAS MARKET & SKI fam to Germany and AustriaThis seven-day fam begins in Munich with a guided walking tour featuring Christmas markets, mulled wine and an obligatory visit to a traditional beer hall. From there, agents will travel to Dachau for a sobering experience at the site of the former concentration camp, before journeying to Neuwschwanstein, the world-famous ‘fairytale castle’ that inspired Walt Disney to create his Magic Kingdom. Other highlights include winter sports (weather permitting) in Hopfgarten, Vienna’s Christmas markets, a visit to a local schnapps producer, and a classical Mozart and Strauss concert at Auersberg Palace. Agents will also be among the first guests to check into Contiki’s newly renovated Gasthof in Austria, which underwent a massive redesign.Interested agents are encouraged to apply today as space is limited. Share Contiki now taking applications for four “legendary” fams Tags: Contiki << Previous PostNext Post >>last_img read more

Scott Barber to lead Travelport in Australia and New Zealand

first_imgScott Barber to lead Travelport in Australia and New ZealandTravelport (NYSE: TVPT), a leading Travel Commerce Platform has announced the appointment of Scott Barber as Managing Director for Australia and New Zealand with effect from 5 February. He replaces Kaylene Shuttlewood who has held the role for the past three years.This is Scott’s tenth year with Travelport, with his most recent role being the Director of Commercial Strategy Asia Pacific based in Singapore. Since 2015, he has played an instrumental part in defining the team strategy driving the growth of the Asia Pacific region for Travelport. Prior to that, Scott was based in Sydney having held roles managing a number of key customers in the region.With this new appointment, Scott will be responsible for managing operations and reinforcing Travelport’s business in Australia and New Zealand. Scott will continue to report to Mark Meehan, Managing Director Asia Pacific for Travelport, based in Singapore.Commenting on the announcement, Mark said, “Scott’s return to Sydney will allow him to fulfill a key regional leadership role. With our highly differentiated travel commerce platform Scott will be well-positioned to further accelerate the recent successes that we have seen in the region, from new customer acquisitions to the growing strength of our online business.”He added, “I would also like to recognize the great work done by Kaylene during her time with Travelport. Her passion and energy for the business and our customers has made her a fantastic ambassador for the company as she strengthened Travelport’s priorities in the region. On behalf of the team, I would like to wish Kaylene all the best for this new phase in her career.”Scott, on his new appointment, remarked, “This is an exciting time for Travelport as we continue to see significant growth in Asia Pacific. With Travelport’s recent announcement of reaching over 250 airlines utilizing our Rich Content and Branding product and being the first travel commerce platform to achieve an IATA NDC Level 3 accreditation, it is crucial for us to support the industry in embracing open and innovation-driven technology solutions in delivering travel choices. I am happy to embark on this new opportunity to lead a key market for Travelport and look forward to working with the travel community in the region.”Scott’s appointment is backed by further investments from Travelport’s Air Commerce team in the appointment of a new Commercial Director, Pacific. Sue Carter, a seasoned executive in the airline technology space, started her new role on 15 January and is responsible for driving Travelport’s commercial strategy for airlines in the Pacific region. Also based in Sydney, Sue reports to Chris Ramm, Travelport’s Senior Commercial Director for the Indian Subcontinent, North Asia and Pacific in Singapore.Source = Travelportlast_img read more

FDIC Institutions Report Increased Earnings

first_img February 27, 2013 411 Views Institutions insured by the “”Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)””:http://www.fdic.gov/ recorded their second-highest annual earnings ever in 2012, according to the “”FDIC’s Quarterly Banking Profile””:http://www2.fdic.gov/qbp/2012dec/qbp.pdf for the fourth quarter of 2012. High noninterest income and declining loan loss provisions contributed to the increase, according to the FDIC. [IMAGE]Net income for all FDIC-insured institutions over the year was $141.3 billion, a 19.3 percent increase from net income recorded in 2011. The factor contributing most to this increase was a 24.9 percent reduction in loan loss provisions, according to the FDIC. Rising noninterest income–up 8 percent from 2011–also contributed to increased earnings in 2012. Earnings in the fourth quarter alone were 36.9 percent higher than their year-ago levels. Total fourth-quarter earnings reached $34.7 billion for the fourth quarter. [COLUMN_BREAK]In fact, 60 percent of the 7,083 institutions insured by the FDIC reported a year-over-year increase in earnings in the fourth quarter. Fourteen percent reported losses in the fourth quarter, down from 20 percent in the fourth quarter of 2011. Average return on assets at the institutions is also up from last year, now standing at 0.97 percent, up from 0.73 percent a year ago. Increased gains on loan sales, rising trading revenues, and diminishing losses on foreclosure sales all contributed to the rise in noninterest income in the fourth quarter, according to the FDIC. While more institutions added to their reserves than reduced them in the fourth quarter, total reserves at FDIC institutions declined by $5 billion in the fourth quarter, marking the 11th consecutive quarter of reserve declines at FDIC banks. At the same time, a little more than half–53.6 percent–of FDIC-insured banks lowered their loss provisions. The $15.1 billion recorded in the fourth quarter is 24.6 percent lower than the amount recorded a year ago and marks the 13th consecutive quarter of loss provision declines. Delinquencies at FDIC-insured institutions are declining. The number of loans 90 or more days past due fell 5.5 percent in the fourth quarter. At the end of the year, 3.6 percent of loans held by the institutions were noncurrent, down from 2.86 percent a year earlier. The total number of institutions insured by the FDIC decreased from 7,181 to 7,083 in the fourth quarter as 88 banks merged with others and eight failed. FDIC Institutions Report Increased Earnings in Data, Government, Origination, Secondary Market, Servicingcenter_img Agents & Brokers Attorneys & Title Companies FDIC Investors Lenders & Servicers Processing Profits Quarterly Earnings Service Providers 2013-02-27 Krista Franks Brock Sharelast_img read more

Viking Cruises will launch two pre and post cruise

first_imgViking Cruises will launch two pre and post cruise extensions exploring the treasures of China on the 9-day Beijing, Xian, Tibet & Chengdu and the 5-day Xian & Beijing, applicable on the 15-day Far East Discovery itinerary departing in October 2018.5-day Xian & Beijing extensionExplore more of China with two nights each in the ancient cities of Xian and Beijing, the nation’s capital. Explore Beijing’s imperial palace of the Forbidden City, which once served as home to emperors from the Ming Dynasty to the end of the Qing Dynasty. In Xian, tour the ancient City Wall, standing almost 40m high. Visit the great Terra Cotta Army Museum, part of the remarkable mausoleum of Qin Shi Huang containing more than 8,000 life-size clay warriors. Priced from $2,399 per person.9-day Beijing, Xian, Tibet & Chengdu extensionDiscover the rich culture and ancient history of China in Xian, one of the country’s oldest cities; Lhasa, the spiritual centre of Tibet; Chengdu, the ancestral home of the giant panda; and the nation’s bustling capital of Beijing. Explore Tiananmen Square, surrounded by the granite Monument to the People’s Heroes, the Great Hall of the People and Mao Zedong’s mausoleum. Visit Lhasa’s Jokhang Temple, the most sacred Buddhist temple in Tibet and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Wander through Barkhor Square and browse the locally produced cheeses, butters and candles at the local market. Priced from $5,339 per person.The 15-day Far East Discovery itinerary sails from Hong Kong to Beijing on 7 October 2018 and from Beijing to Hong Kong on 21 October 2018. Priced from $7,995 per person. This ocean cruise features eight guided tours across China and Japan. Pricing includes a saving of $1,000 per couple if booked by 31 December 2017. ChinaViking Cruiseslast_img read more

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while active) throughout the day thanks to these light sensors on the back. Michael DeBenedictis, "Our campaign shows them the disgusting conditions in which the dogs are forced in live in their own faeces,D. driver"I’ve dreamed about this moment since I was 4 years old watching Kevin Thompson race his late model" said Shirek "I’ve always wanted to stand up there (in Victory Lane) look at the crowd and experience a win We finally did it"I’ve always run decent here but I never got a win Every win means something to me but this one is really special"It was double sprint feature night at RCS due to a rainout earlier this season Shirek won the first one while Wade Nygaard — no stranger to Victory Lane — captured the second feature It was win No 245 for NygaardShirek started on the pole and led all 25 laps But it was a far from easy win First he had to hold off Casey Mack Later Chris Ranten and Austin Pierce made runs at ShirekPierce made the most serious charge and Shirek had to hold off the driver of the No 2 sprint while navigating through some heavy lapped traffic during the closing laps"Austin gave me a run for my money" Shirek saidFew knew what to expect in both sprint feature races because Mark Dobmeier — the region’s dominant driver — was not at RCS He was competing at the 360 Knoxville Nationals"Not only is the track here tough but you have one of the best drivers in the country (Dobmeier) racing against you every week" said Shirek "It’s tough When he’s not here you have to capitalize When he’s here you have to hope he has trouble and you capitalize"Shirek did just that winning his first RCS feature on a lightning-fast track Shirek had the fastest car in the feature He turned in a time of 11082 seconds on Lap 2 — the fastest of the featureEarly in the race however Blake Egeland was involved in a nasty wreck off Turn 1 His No 26 sprint crashed hard after flying off the track He walked away from the wreck but his sprint was heavily damagedIn the second feature Mitch Mack dominated most of the race before Nygaard starting ninth gained the lead on Lap 19Mack bobbled coming out of Turn 4 He did a 360 coming out of the turn but managed to keep his car going Nygaard took advantage and held the lead the rest of the way "It looked like Mitch got out of the cushion and the car looped around on him" Nygaard said "I got a lucky break but I think I would have run him down He was coming toward us and we were going toward him"Mack started third and bolted to the lead on the first lap The East Grand Forks driver ran the high side of the track throughout"We really had a good car" Nygaard said "I just had to settle down a bit and let the car come to the front"Ranten finished second followed by Mack Casey Mack and Bob MartinIn the first feature Pierce finished second followed by Ranten Nygaard and Cory MackIn the 20-lap late model feature Dustin Strand captured the feature after holding off charges from Joey Pederson and Brad SengStrand grabbed the lead on Lap 8 Pederson however made a serious run at Strand before the yellow flag came out on Lap 18 Strand however survived the restartPederson was second followed by Seng Bill Mooney and Cole SchillRick Hamel won the 18-lap Midwest modified feature Tyler Pederson who started 19th finished second followed by Cole HauglandRyan Flaten won the 15-lap streets feature The Grand Forks driver took the lead on Lap 2 and maintained it the rest of the way Rescuers had been working on Monday to clear a constricted passageway for divers deep inside the flooded complex in a search operation that has been hampered by heavy rain. duties and loyalty to the state. also the Finance Minister, The visitors went on to dominate possession and were more than worthy of their two away goals through Harry Kane and Christian Eriksen. . a nation in mass killings.

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