Nebraska ‘In The Mix’ For Talented Georgia DB

first_imgNebraska football coach Scott Frost ahead of his team's game against Troy.LINCOLN, NE – SEPTEMBER 15: Head coach Scott Frost of the Nebraska Cornhuskers watches the team warm up before the game against the Troy Trojans at Memorial Stadium on September 15, 2018 in Lincoln, Nebraska. (Photo by Steven Branscombe/Getty Images)In their efforts to bolster a solid 2019 recruiting class ahead of National Signing Day, Scott Frost and his Nebraska staff have started recruiting three-star defensive back Jamel Starks more heavily.According to the Omaha World-Herald, the Cornhuskers are “in the mix” for Starks, with visits scheduled with Frost and defensive backs coach Travis Fisher.Per the report, Nebraska’s interest in Starks is mutual.Nebraska’s odds of getting Starks are also looking good. 247Sports Crystal Ball Predictions have Starks signing with the Huskers.The World-Herald noted that Starks has already made visits to West Virginia and North Carolina State. He is considered likely to visit Louisville and Colorado State, and possibly Auburn and South Carolina.247Sports rates Starks as the No. 84 prospect from the state of Georgia.Following the early signing period in December, Nebraska has 23 players with signed letters of intent for 2019.Jamel Starks (@jamel_starks) made the call Thursday. The defensive back dialed the Nebraska football coach who knows the Atlanta area so well — Sean Beckton — to “talk things over.”NU’s still interested, Starks said. And he is, too.— World-Herald Big Red (@OWHbigred) January 4, 2019247Sports has it rated as the fourth-best class in the Big Ten. National Signing Day takes place on February 6.[Omaha World-Herald]last_img read more

Partnership Investment Supports Nova Scotians Living with Acquired Brain Injury

first_imgMore support is coming for Nova Scotians living with an acquired brain injury. An investment of $5 million will help fund initiatives recommended by the acquired brain injury advisory committee, an effort co-led by the Department of Health and Wellness and the Brain Injury Association of Nova Scotia. “Thousands of Nova Scotians live with an acquired brain injury,” said Health and Wellness Minister Randy Delorey. “It impacts people physically, emotionally and financially. This funding will support survivors and their caregivers with better programs, rehabilitation and co-ordinated care.” An acquired brain injury is temporary or permanent brain damage or dysfunction caused by trauma from an external force, or by a medical issue or disease. Over the next four years initiatives to support Nova Scotians living with an acquired brain injury include: This investment is part of a 10-year federal funding commitment of $286 million for initiatives related to youth, mental health, home and community care. Investments will also be made in key areas to: expanding the IWK Home First program to help children with an acquired brain injury transition out of the hospital funding for the Brain Injury Association of Nova Scotia to provide survivors and families and caregivers with more information, education and support improving access to continuing care programs for acquired brain injury survivors in their communities by expanding eligibility criteria enhancing support for caregivers of individuals living with an acquired brain injury expand integrated mental health and addiction services delivery for children and youth through school-based programs improve access to community-based mental health and addiction services (e.g. more mental health clinicians in the community, expanded crisis team coverage and improving the mental health crisis line) enhance continuing care services by providing additional supports through home adaptation and equipment loan programs, support for caregivers and expanded supports to First Nations communities and enhanced training for nurses and staff Areas identified for investment are aligned with the objectives and priorities of the agreement with the federal government. More details on specific initiatives for Nova Scotia will be announced in the coming months. The funding agreements are available at .last_img read more

July UK vehicle production figures

% of total Source: -49.7% 5,947 Jul-09 8,440 Total YTD 2009 SMMT Ltd 78.1% 13,086 YTD 2009 107,635 29.5% -48.1% 51,614 74.6% “The slowdown in DownloadClick to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) -14.4% 2,493 26.1% -63.8% 79,779 Jul-09 85,726 111,580 406,795 -59.8% -19.0% 30,349 Pace of decline in car output slowed considerably in July with the scrappage scheme starting to have an effect on volumesCommercial vehicle output continues to decline sharply, with 59.8% fall in JulyCar Production 38,528 -54.9% Commercial Vehicles  21.9% -44.6% 27,856 73.9% Cars 78.5% Total vehicles  445,323 YTD 2009 -23.7% Home -49.6% 569,989 % of total 25.9% -45.8% 124,666 -17.9% -22.3% Export 518,375 -27.3% 21.5% 116,075 -76.3% 25.4% 74.1% 70.5% -45.8% -55.9% Jul-09 -72.8% read more