December 1, 2002 Regular News Workers’ comp JNC to fill West Palm vacancy W orkers’ comp JNC to fill West Palm vacancy The Statewide Nominating Commission for Judges of Compensation Claims is now accepting applications for the judge of compensation claims vacancy in District I-South (West Palm Beach), created by the recent resignation of Judge Juan Bello.Qualified applicants must submit the original completed application and one copy to G. Bart Billbrough, Commission chair, Suite 902, 2600 Douglas Road, Coral Gables 33134, telephone (305) 442-2701, fax (305)442-2801, and one additional copy must be submitted to each commission member by 5 p.m. December 27.Applications and the list of commission members may be obtained from Billbrough.
10SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr NAFCU reiterated its call for preservation of the credit union federal corporate income tax exemption in a letter Monday to the House Ways and Means Tax Policy Subcommittee, which holds a hearing on tax-reform proposals this afternoon.“The cumulative benefit credit unions provide the greater economy totals over $17 billion a year,” NAFCU Vice President of Legislative Affairs Brad Thaler wrote in his letter to subcommittee Chairman Charles Boustany, R-La., and Ranking Member Richard Neal, D-Mass. “This number far outpaces the cost of the credit union tax exemption and any potential revenue that would be raised by eliminating the exemption.”Thaler was referring to finds of an independent study commissioned by NAFCU on the value of the tax exemption and the impact if it were eliminated.“Eliminating the credit union tax exemption would result in the loss of 150,000 jobs a year, a shrinking of the GDP and a net loss of revenue to the federal government,” Thaler wrote. He added, “Simply put, the tax exemption is an issue of survival for credit unions and their 103 million members.” continue reading »
New Delhi : India was shocked by New Zealand in the first semi-final of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 at Old Trafford in Manchester on Wednesday. The Kiwis defeated the men in blue by 18 runs in close encouter to reach the final of the ICC Cricket World Cup for the second time in a row. Following India’s defeat, reactions from all over the world, including Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who hailed team India’s fighting spirit despite the loss.Taking to micro-blogging site Twitter, PM Modi wrote: “A disappointing result, but good to see Team India’s fighting spirit till the very end. India batted, bowled, fielded well throughout the tournament, of which we are very proud. Wins and losses are a part of life. Best wishes to the team for their future endeavours.” India’s famed top-order imploded on a day when it mattered most as a gritty New Zealand survived a swift counter attack from Ravindra Jadeja to win an exciting World Cup semi-final by 18 runs.Indian top-order had one failure due and much to their horror, the semi-final proved to be their dooms day. Jadeja (77 off 59 balls) used every ounce of his ‘bits and pieces’ skill but the ‘men in blue’ could only get as far as 221 in 49.3 overs in pursuit of 240.New Zealand made it to their second successive final, with credit going to their pacers’ — Matt Henry (3/37) and Trent Boult’s (2/42) — deadly opening spell and Lockie Ferguson’s steely nerve in the penultimate over.(With PTI inputs) For all the Latest Sports News News, ICC World Cup News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps.
Tre Jones. And-1. 1st Lead. 💪 #MarchMadness | #Sweet16 pic.twitter.com/QFmLvv3TdH— NCAA March Madness (@marchmadness) March 30, 201910:09 p.m.: No messing around from Zion tonight as he scores while being fouled. He has nine points on 4-of-5 shooting as the Hokies and Blue Devils are tied. Oh, and he did this…Zion got UP for the rejection! 😱 #MarchMadness | @DukeMbb pic.twitter.com/73w96FdKZi— NCAA March Madness (@marchmadness) March 30, 201910:00 p.m.: Tre Jones was just 1-of-10 from 3 entering today in the tournament. He just knocked down two in a row. Virginia Tech lead 19-17 with 11:16 to play in the first half.9:55 p.m.: Virginia Tech is on fire early, hitting three of its first five from 3. Hokies lead 15-11. For the second straight game, almighty Duke barely hung as an opponent’s would-be buzzer-beater rolled off the rim.The 1-seed Blue Devils survived a tight 75-73 challenge from 4-seed Virginia Tech without an injured Cam Reddish when Ahmed Hill missed an open shot on an almost-inbound alley-oop play to end the game. Duke’s Tre Jones bounced back from an awful 5-of-15 shooting performance against Central Florida in the second round to finish with 22 points and five 3s in Friday’s Sweet 16 victory. MORE: Watch college basketball live with fuboTV (7-day trial)Without Reddish, the remaining trio of Blue Devil freshmen put together a fantastic game, combining for 63 of Duke’s 75 points. RJ Barrett had a career-high 11 assists, Zion Williamson led all scorers with 23 points, and Jones’ 22 were a career-high.Virginia Tech led by four at halftime, but a 7-0 Duke run quickly erased the lead. Justin Robinson, who missed the Hokies’ victory over Duke in the regular season, scored 14 points, while Kerry Blackshear led Hokie scorers with 18.Duke will play No. 2 Michigan State in the Elite Eight following the Spartans’ 80-63 victory over No. 3 LSU on Friday.Check out the scores and highlights that made Duke’s latest flirtation with disaster all the more exciting.UNC vs. Auburn: Live score, highlight12:01 a.m.: Virginia Tech draws up the perfect play, but for the second game in a row, Duke barely survives with the ball hanging on the rim. Blue Devils win 75-73.DUKE HANGS ON AGAIN! 😱 #MarchMadness | #Sweet16 pic.twitter.com/2mz1EROJ4U— NCAA March Madness (@marchmadness) March 30, 201911:59 p.m.: Hokies miss a 3, but ball goes out on Duke with 1.1 seconds left.11:55 p.m.: Virginia Tech has the ball, down two, with 6.0 seconds left.This is March.— Jon Rothstein (@JonRothstein) March 30, 201911:53 p.m.: Justin Robinson hits a pair of free throws to trim the Duke lead to just two points. 29.6 seconds remain.11:50 p.m.: Duke’s Bolden goes to the line up by four with 1:21 to go.11:42 p.m.: Tre Jones is feeling it tonight. His fifth 3 gives him a career-high 22 points as Duke leads by six.11:37 p.m.: Another big Zion blocks that Tre Jones turns into two. Hokies call a timeout.What a sequence from @DukeMBB ! 🔥Blue Devils up, 66-61! #MarchMadness | #Sweet16 pic.twitter.com/NVOQPQoLOr— NCAA March Madness (@marchmadness) March 30, 201911:35 p.m.: Blackshear makes a bucket and the foul to cut Duke’s lead to three with just over six minutes remaining. Blackshear leads Virginia Tech with 13 points.11:26 p.m.: Justin Robinson finally ends an over four minute scoring drought for the Hokies. Duke leads by five with 8:25 to go.11:20 p.m.: A huge alley-opp from Jones to Williamson puts Duke up 58-52 with 10:23 to play.ZION. SHOWTIME. #MarchMadness | #Sweet16 pic.twitter.com/6TBXnsToiM— NCAA March Madness (@marchmadness) March 30, 201911:11 p.m.: An RJ Barrett and-1 puts the Blue Devils ahead by one with 13:55 to play. Barrett is one assist short of a double-double.That’s TOUGH, RJ! 😤 #MarchMadness | #Sweet16 pic.twitter.com/epc56SeDQw— NCAA March Madness (@marchmadness) March 30, 201911:03 p.m.: Zion puts Duke ahead. Virginia Tech is 0-of-6 to start the half.Zion puts @DukeMBB back in front! 💪 #MarchMadness | #Sweet16 pic.twitter.com/S2NcuDC9HZ— NCAA March Madness (@marchmadness) March 30, 201911:00 p.m.: The second half is underway, and Barrett starts things quickly with a layup.10:58 p.m.: Coach K confirmed at half Cam Reddish will not play in the second half due to a leg injury.10:36 p.m.: Tech’s half-court heave at the buzzer rims out, but the Hokies hold a 38-34 lead at the half. Ahmed Hill leads all scorers with 13 points. Williamson has 11 points and a pair of blocks.Hokies are taking it to top-seeded Duke! 🔥 #MarchMadness pic.twitter.com/1t1iCh7Nst— NCAA March Madness (@marchmadness) March 30, 201910:30 p.m.: The Hokies convert a steal into a breakaway layup, and then RJ Barrett is called for his second foul of the half on the next possession. Virginia Tech by five.10:20 p.m.: Justin Robinson missed the game earlier this season, but he’s out here tonight hitting a 3 to give Virginia Tech back the lead.10:16 p.m.: Jones makes a nice move and lay-up as Duke has its first lead of the night with 5:49 in the first.