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Live updates: 49ers survive pesky Cardinals for 28-25 victory

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first_imgFollow along Thursday night for in-game insights and analysis when the 7-0 49ers take on the Cardinals in Arizona. SERIES: 49ers lead all-time series … GAME ESSENTIALS: 49ers (7-0) vs. Cardinals (3-4-1) at Arizona’s State Farm Stadium on Thursday at 5:20 p.m. (PT)TV: Fox-TV (Ch. 2) and NFL Network, Joe Buck (play-by-play), Troy Aikman (analyst), Erin Andrews (reporter), Kristina Pink (reporter). ODDS: 49ers -10 (opened at 49ers -610. OVER/UNDER: 43 (opened at 43).last_img

New law increases access to small claims court

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first_imgShare Facebook Twitter Google + LinkedIn Pinterest The Ohio General Assembly has enacted a law that raises the monetary limit for cases handled through Ohio’s small claims court system. The new maximum amount of $6,000 for a small claims case will replace the current limit of $3,000 when House Bill 387 becomes effective in late September. Under the new law, a defendant in the case may also file a counterclaim for up to $6,000. Governor Kasich signed the bill on June 28, 2016.Ohio law requires every county and municipal court in Ohio to establish a small claims division to handle minor disputes involving only the recovery of money. A small claims court cannot hear cases for slander, libel, malicious prosecution, abuse of process, return of personal property, punitive damages or other cases seeking remedies other than money. A person may file a small claims complaint and present the case in court without the assistance of an attorney, but may have legal representation if desired. The court may appoint a magistrate, who must be an attorney, to oversee the case and render a decision. The court also has the authority to enforce a monetary judgment against a party. Because small claims cases tend to be simple, they are resolved in less time and with less expense than cases heard by other courts.The increased monetary limit for small claims cases will allow farmers and agribusinesses to address more disputes quickly and without the expense of an attorney. Operators and landowners owed money for products or services in excess of the current $3,000 small claims maximum often express frustration that it could be too costly and time consuming to address the matter through municipal or county courts. The new higher limit of $6,000 should capture many of these cases and offer an opportunity to recover such losses through the small claims process. According to the bill’s sponsor, Rep. Lou Terhar (R-Cincinnati), the change will “bring Ohio in line with surrounding states and make Ohio a better place to do business and generate jobs.”last_img read more

NGT raps Ministry over groundwater notification

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first_imgThe National Green Tribunal on Tuesday rapped the Union Water Resources Ministry over its notification pertaining to groundwater extraction.A Bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel came down heavily on the Ministry and said that the notification, issued on December 12, was against “national interest”.No-objection certificateIn the notification, the Ministry had said that industries extracting groundwater and those that use the same for packaged drinking water, would need to apply for a no-objection certificate from the government. However, the agriculture sector will be exempt from the fees, the notification had said.The Ministry informed the Bench that a Water Conservation Fee has also been introduced in the revised guidelines.Water Conservation Fee “The WCF payable varies with the category of the area, type of industry and the quantum of groundwater extraction and is designed to progressively increase from over-exploited areas and from low to high water consuming industries as well as with increasing quantum of groundwater extraction,” read the affidavit submitted by the Ministry before the NGT.However, stating that merely imposing a cost was not enough to curb groundwater extraction, the green panel has asked other parties, including the petitioners, to put forth their suggestions and objections to the guidelines.While asking the petitioners to file their responses to the notification by January 2, the Tribunal added that a detailed order including the directions will be uploaded by the NGT by January 11.Earlier, the NGT had rapped the Central Ground Water Authority for failing to curb illegal extraction of groundwater and directed the Ministry to notify a policy by December 18.last_img read more

Amitabh Choudhary stunned, Mithali Raj letter to BCCI not shared with secretary

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first_imgIndian women’s ODI team captain Mithali Raj’s explosive letter to the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), where she accused coach Ramesh Powar of ‘humiliating’ her and Committee of Administrators (CoA) member Diana Edulji of ‘using her position against her’, is likely to have a snowballing effect.Acting secretary Amitabh Choudhary has now written to the BCCI CEO and GM Cricket operations, seeking explanation on how the email sent by Mithali was leaked to the media.”I was taken aback by media reports today, obviously based on leaks, reporting content of the email apparently written by Ms Mithali Raj. I am not sure to whom the email was addressed though it remains a fact that the undersigned is convenor of the national women’s selection committee and the concerned recepient(s) should immediately have copied the same to me.Mithali Raj accuses coach Ramesh Powar of bias: He humiliated me”It is clear that the contents are extremely damaging to certain individual persons and therefore to the BCCI. Please let me know the facts of the case at the earliest,” he wrote to the BCCI CEO Rahul Johri and General Manager Saba Karim.Also read: Will Mithali Raj retire from T20Is after World T20 fiasco in West Indies?Mithali accused coach Ramesh Powar of discrimination and bias in a letter addressed to the BBCI. She has also alleged that Powar humiliated her during the World T20 in West Indies.Mithali, in her letter, also said she was hurt and baffled when she was left out of the Indian team for the World T20 semi-final.advertisementAlso read – No regrets, says Harmanpreet Kaur after India’s semi-final defeat”I would like to point out that I have nothing against the T/20 captain Harmanpreet Kaur except for the fact that her call to support the decision of the coach to leave me out of the eleven was baffling and hurtful. I wanted to win the world cup for my country and it hurts me because we lost a golden opportunity.”Also read – Manipulative, lying, cheat: Mithali Raj’s manager lashes out at Harmanpreet KaurMithali, who is the leading scorer for India in women’s T20 Internationals, had scored two fifties in two matches and won player of the matches awards before she was controversially left out of the semifinal against England.Also read: Ganguly relates to Mithali’s omission from World T20 semi-final: ‘Welcome to the group’India went down to England by eight wickets and serious questions were raised on Harmanpreet Kaur’s team selection. However, the India women’s T20 skipper said she had no regrets about her team selection.Mithali and Harmapreet met with BCCI CEO Rahul Johri after their return from the West Indies. Coach Powar meanwhile, will be meeting the BCCI officials on Wednesday.Also read: Mithali Raj ‘terribly disappointed’ after World T20 semis axing, says personal coachCOA member Diana Edulji on the other hand, had termed Mithali’s exclusion from the T20 World Cup semi-final as a selection call of the team management which promoted Mithali to say Ms Edulji’s stance left her distressed.Also Watch:last_img read more

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first_img Comments   Share   Your browser does not support the audio element. Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and selling The Cardinals feel the same way about adding Palmer, who at 33 may not be what he once was, but still appears to have something left in the tank.Last season, which was his first full campaign in Oakland, Palmer completed 61.1 percent of his passes for 4,018 yards and 22 touchdowns. He was also picked off 14 times.Those numbers are decent, and they’d be a far cry from what the team has received from the position over the last three seasons. So, the organization will not only go into the new season with the usual optimism that surrounds a new coaching staff, but also that of a new quarterback who has been to a pair of Pro Bowls in his career. Palmer said he is excited to work with coaches like Bruce Arians and Tom Moore, who are each known for their innovative offensive minds, as well as throw passes to a receiver of Larry Fitzgerald’s caliber.“The trickle down effect you get from a guy like Larry makes average receivers really good and really good receivers great,” Palmer said. “I’m going to learn a lot from Larry. “I’ve already started watching film on him; I’m starting to watch every single ball thrown his way and trying to see what he does really well, and maybe some things he can improve on and areas I can help him improve, because I know he’s the type of guy that’s always looking to improve.” Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impact LISTEN: Carson Palmer, AZ Cardinals QB That right there is what this move is all about, for both Palmer and the Cardinals. Because while Palmer was productive in Oakland, he did not do a lot of winning. And the Cardinals, well, they’ve struggled in large part because of inadequate play from the quarterback position.If all goes according to plan, both sides should get what they’re looking for out of this arrangement.And if the union is not successful, it will not be due to a lack of effort or preparation from the quarterback.“I know that we’re not blessed to play this game for very long and you have to take advantage of every opportunity,” he said. “You have to be a gym rat, you have to be studying film, you have to be improving.“Because if you’re not, there’s too many guys out there who want to play in this league and want to play for this organization and this team that want your job.” – / 11 Top Stories The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelo The Arizona Cardinals have a starting quarterback. And, unlike the last few seasons, he has a track record of success.Carson Palmer, whom the team acquired from the Oakland Raiders via a trade Tuesday, told Arizona Sports 620’s Doug and Wolf the opportunity to come to Arizona was a “no-brainer.”“You start thinking of the coaching staff they’ve put together and the players they’ve drafted and the players they’ve signed in free agency,” he said, adding that the locale being close to his west coast roots also played a role. “It made too much sense from every angle, really.” Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retireslast_img read more

Ugandans on Twitter Protest Police Treatment of Women

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first_imgSome of the images under the #SomeoneTellKayihura hashtag on Twitter Advertisement Video of Uganda Police arresting a woman identified as Fatuma Zainab has sparked Twitter uproar in Uganda as users express their anger at police’s treatment of supporters of political groups opposed to the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM).The 6-minute video footage, published by NTV Uganda on the broadcaster’s YouTube channel tells the story of events that unfolded as opposition politicians attempted to visit and hold a rally in the upcountry town of Rukungiri, from the capital Kampala.Twitter was Sunday afternoon abuzz as users utilized the hashtag #SomeoneTellKayihura, among others express their sentiments about the incident. – Advertisement – General Kale Kayihura is the country’s Inspector General of Police.The official Twitter handle of the Police did not immediately offer the official position of the institution, appearing to deflect attention away from the incident to the general conduct of women.The dignity of a woman begins with,self respect,discipline and knowledge of the law. @NadaAndersen @AKasingye pic.twitter.com/4ytg7bXn9T— Uganda Police Force (@ugandaupf) October 11, 2015But with each tweet, @UgandaUPF appeared to upset even more users as heated arguments soon started about whether the said victim removed her own clothes as suggested by police. Government and NRM Spokesperson Ofwonno Opondo said the incident was a result of a “nude women squad” aiming to blackmail the Police.The #UPF must and should act firmly against #FDCNudeWomenSquad, no blackmail will succeed @UgandaMediaCent @skaheru — Ofwono Opondo P’Odel (@OfwonoOpondo) October 11, 2015A few blogs have also been written about the incident.“The image that hit our airwaves is grotesque to say the least. To see the woman bare-chested and helpless – surrounded by police that’s supposed to protect us, not undress us – that image does things to the mind. It chills the bones and boils the blood!” reads this blog post titled #SomeoneTellKayihura.Here are some of the tweets from yesterday:More evidence of violence against women during peaceful demonstration. The Uganda Police ought to take responsibility pic.twitter.com/XROMlW8lQ2— Nicholas Opiyo (@nickopiyo) October 12, 2015 But by the time you can pull a pair of jeans off a woman on the ground, your intentions are highly suspect. https://t.co/YCnWnaf7ii — Tim (@Unsincere) October 11, 2015Is the Ug. Police deliberately targeting women for humiliation during public demonstrations? The pics a despicable pic.twitter.com/3poTzC4Ypk— Nicholas Opiyo (@nickopiyo) October 11, 2015 This is #Uganda @53, just a day after ‘celebrating’ independence on this Int. day of the #Girlchild. #VAW pic.twitter.com/Gq2GQftAab — Maureen Agena (@maureenagena) October 11, 2015Dear Pres @KagutaMuseveni & IGP @KaleKayihura @AskIGP please condemn what was done to that woman , at least pretend. #SomeoneTellKayihura— Baz Waiswa (@BazWaiswa) October 11, 2015 Violence against one of us is violence against all of us! When you undress one of us, you have undressed all of us! #SomeoneTellKayihura — Jacqueline Asiimwe (@asiimwe4justice) October 11, 2015Ugandans, this is your police! It’s 2015. #SomeoneTellKayihura http://t.co/qqhKzsI38L— Albert MUCUNGUZI (@albertmuc) October 11, 2015So, @ugandaupf please explain to us,possibly using a diagram, like we are kindergarteners how she undressed herself? pic.twitter.com/XJDT8YmJN7 — Umkhonto we Sizwe (@Samwyri) October 11, 2015last_img read more