Town of Slave Lake is on an 8 hour Evacuation Alert

first_imgSLAVE LAKE, AB – The Town of Slave Lake is on an 8-hour Evacuation Alert (this is not an Evacuation Order at this time) posted to their website on May 30th, 2019.The post goes on to share that currently, the Town of Slave Lake is not at threat of imminent danger, however, due to extremely dry conditions and unstable fire activity Residents should prepare to be able to evacuate the community on short notice.The town is advising residents to ensure persons have any required medication/prescriptions, a supply of drinking water and food and have a full tank of gas in the vehicle. The town is also advising to bring along important documents such as passports, identifications, insurance policies, etc.- Advertisement -A reminder has been posted to also consider arrangements for your pets should you be required to leave the community.To view the post, CLICK HERElast_img read more

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Revealed! Top 20 fastest footballers in the Premier League this season

first_img 20 14. Liverpool’s Alberto Moreno has a top speed of 34.88 kilometres per hour in the Premier League this season Joint 19th. Arsenal’s Theo Walcott has a top speed of 34.68 kilometres per hour in the Premier League this season 2, Leicester City’s Jeffrey Schlupp has a top speed of 35.26 kilometres per hour in the Premier League this season 20 20 3. Liverpool’s Divock Origi has a top speed of 35.15 kilometres per hour in the Premier League this season Joint 17th. Arsenal’s Hector Bellerin has a top speed of 34.74 kilometres per hour in the Premier League this season 4. Tottenham’s Kyle Walker has a top speed of 35.09 kilometres per hour in the Premier League this season 20 Joint 17th. Southampton’s Cedric Soares has a top speed of 34.74 kilometres per hour in the Premier League this season 20 20 20 20 5. Sunderland’s Billy Jones has a top speed of 35.07 kilometres per hour in the Premier League this season 13. West Ham’s Carl Jenkinson has a top speed of 34.89 kilometres per hour in the Premier League this season 20 20 20 20 Joint 7th. Leicester’s Marc Albrighton has a top speed of 35 kilometres per hour in the Premier League this season Joint 19th. Newcastle’s Moussa Sissoko has a top speed of 34.68 kilometres per hour in the Premier League this season 20 9. Bournemouth’s Joshua King has a top speed of 34.99 kilometres per hour in the Premier League this season 20 15. Bournemouth’s Charlie Daniels has a top speed of 34.86 kilometres per hour in the Premier League this season 16. Leicester’s Wes Morgan has a top speed of 34.76 kilometres per hour in the Premier League this season Joint 10th. Sunderland’s Mame Biram Diouf has a top speed of 34.97 kilometres per hour in the Premier League this season Joint 10th. Norwich City’s Cameron Jerome has a top speed of 34.97 kilometres per hour in the Premier League this season 20 6. Man City’s Jesus Navas has a top speed of 35.06 kilometres per hour in the Premier League this season 20 20 Football at the highest level is seemingly faster than ever, as advances in sports science aid preparation and performance for professionals.So who is the fastest football in the Premier League?ChyronHego, a company that provides player tracking information to Premier League clubs, believe they have the answer.Take a look at the countdown above to see which players make the top 20.Statistics correct up to 21 November 2015 20 Joint 10th. Leicester’s Ritchie De Laet has a top speed of 34.97 kilometres per hour in the Premier League this season 20 20 Joint 7th. West Ham’s Victor Moses has a top speed of 35 kilometres per hour in the Premier League this season 1. Leicester City’s Jamie Vardy has a top speed of 35.44 kilometres per hour in the Premier League this seasonlast_img read more

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Pogba to be United’s most expensive player – here’s who makes their 10 costliest

first_img 5. Eric Bailly – £30m, from Villarreal, June 2016 – The former Villarreal man has now overtaken Ferdinand as the club’s most expensive defender after becoming Mourinho’s first signing. At only 22, it will be interesting to see how he settles into the Premier League. 10 10 10 10. Luke Shaw – £27m from Southampton, July 2014 (click the arrow, right, to see Manchester United’s most expensive signings) – When Pogba joins United he will be their most expensive signing by a distance, but who else has cost the club big bucks? Here, talkSPORT looks at the 10 costliest beginning with Shaw, who United made the most expensive teenager in the world when they signed him from Southampton in 2014. His first season was underwhelming and despite a bright start to his second, a broken leg in September kept him out for ten months. 10 10 10 8. Juan Sebastian Veron – £28.1m from Lazio, July 2001 – “He’s a f****** great player. Yous are f******* idiots,” Ferguson screamed when criticism of the expensive Veron was mounting. He was a flop, though, and only spent two seasons at United before moving to Chelsea for £15m. 6. Rio Ferdinand – £29.3m from Leeds United, July 2002 – Ferdinand became the world’s most expensive defender and Britain’s most expensive player when he made the move from rivals Leeds to Manchester United. He is the most successful signing on the list, forming a formidable defence with Nemanja Vidic as United dominated both in the Premier League and in Europe. 10 4. Dimitar Berbatov – £30.75m, from Tottenham, September 2008 – Ferguson’s most expensive signing during his 27 years in the Old Trafford hotseat and a relative success. Berbatov won the Premier League golden boot in the 2010/11 season but will be most fondly remembered by United fans for his hat-trick against Liverpool at Old Trafford in a 3-2 victory in 2010. 10 10 It now seems it is when, and not if, Paul Pogba rejoins Manchester United from Juventus.The Red Devils opened with a £86m bid and have reportedly upped it to £92m to try and test Juve’s resolve.However, the Italian champions are holding out for £100m up front for the Frenchman and it is believed United are willing to pay it.Manchester United are no strangers to paying big fees for players, especially since Sir Alex Ferguson’s departure from Old Trafford.When Pogba’s move is completed, he will become the club’s most expensive player by a distance, but who else has cost the Red Devils the big bucks?Click the arrow above, right, to see the ten most expensive signings Manchester United have ever made. 7. Ander Herrera – £29m from Athletic Bilbao, July 2014 – Herrera is another transfer Moyes failed to get over the line before he joined under Louis van Gaal. The Spaniard is a fan favourite at Old Trafford but the jury is still out on him and whether he will make it as a Manchester United player. 3. Anthony Martial – £36m from Monaco, September 2015 – No one had heard of Martial when he signed for the Red Devils last summer but everyone knows who he is now. His fee could rise to over £50m if he achieves all of the things he is expected to and he will be United’s main focus of attack again this season. 2. Juan Mata – £37.1m from Chelsea, January 2014 – Another player loved by United fans but whose time could be coming to an end under Mourinho. Mata has scored goals and contributed plenty of assist but has not captured the imagination as he did at Chelsea. Moyes signed him in January 2014 in what seemed like a panic buy at the time. 10 9. Marouane Fellaini – £27.5m from Everton, September 2013 – Fellaini was David Moyes’ only signing in a disastrous first transfer window, and they overpaid for him as well. The shambles of that £27.5m move, which was completed at the last minute, should have been a foreshadowing for his time at Old Trafford. 1. Angel Di Maria – £59.7m from Real Madrid, August 2014 – Di Maria will probably go down as the most expensive flop in Premier League history, despite having three goals and ten assists to his name in his one season at Old Trafford. He never wanted to join the Red Devils and preferred a move to PSG, which he got a year later, for £44.1m.last_img read more

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IRL bids adieu … for now

first_img That is a lot to ask, especially of a racetrack in a market with so many professional and college sports, as well as Disneyland, Magic Mountain, the Santa Monica pier, Universal Studios and Hollywood. Still, Zucker said she doesn’t think weather delays would be a problem. “It doesn’t concern us,” Zucker said. “The chance of it happening is very, very slight.” Perhaps. The Indy 500 has only been postponed and moved to another day because of weather three times in its 89 years. The last time was in 1997. In Zucker’s defense, the track went 71 years between its first rainout in 1915 and its second in 1986. Weather has postponed or delayed the start of the race seven times. And it has been shortened because of rain five times, the latest coming in 2004, when not only rain and thunderstorms rolled in, but tornadoes touched down near the track. That year, Buddy Rice won the race, shortened to 180 laps because of the inclement weather. Brian Barnhart, the president and chief operating officer of the IRL, said it was likely that the series would return to California Speedway, maybe even as an addition to the 2006 schedule. Zucker was not as optimistic. “I don’t know that I would use the word likely,” she said. On a day when rain and bad weather altered the race-day schedule at California Speedway, an even darker cloud grew over Indy car racing fans in Southern California. California Speedway has produced some of the best open-wheel races in IRL and CART. Sam Hornish Jr. became the first driver to complete a race with an average speed of more than 200 mph here. Gil de Ferran set a closed-course world record with a qualifying lap at 240 mph. By comparison, Dario Franchitti won the pole for Sunday’s race at 219 mph. Casey Mears made his major open-wheel racing debut at this track, adding to the legacy of the Mears family. Adrian Fernandez put together two of the most impressive wins of his career at California Speedway. Unfortunately, there weren’t a whole lot of people in the stands to watch those races and witness those achievements. That is probably the most telling reason to why the IRL is not returning to California Speedway. Race fans in Southern California love NASCAR. And it’s unlikely Indy cars can change their passion. Tim Haddock covers motor sports for the Daily News. He can be reached at (818) 713-3715 or timothy.haddock@dailynews.com 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! FONTANA – For all those wondering what it’s going to take for the Indy Racing League to return to California Speedway, track president Gillian Zucker has the answer. She wants the race after the Indianapolis 500. AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREWalnut’s Malik Khouzam voted Southern California Boys Athlete of the Week Zucker has her reasons for her choice. Mainly, she said she thinks her team at the track can market and promote the race after the Indy 500 better than any other track on the IRL schedule. California Speedway has a history of hosting big races. NASCAR believes in California Speedway, putting the Labor Day race and the race after the Daytona 500 in Fontana. So why shouldn’t the IRL have the same faith? Zucker apparently wants to know the answer to that question as well. But hosting the race after the Indy 500 takes a track with a tremendous amount of flexibility and patience. If the Indy 500 is delayed by weather, the race after it is expected to be rescheduled. That could be a week later, the next available open weekend or the end of the year. The Indy 500 has priority over any other race on the IRL schedule. Even if California Speedway wants the second-most important date, it needs to take it with the understanding that it can be moved to any day in the season. center_img That date on the 2006 schedule went to Watkins Glen in New York, one of the few road courses on the IRL schedule. California Speedway was left off the schedule, with no indication of it ever returning. It’s a sad day for fans of Indy car racing, even if they pale in comparison to the NASCAR throngs that converge on California Speedway twice a year. last_img read more

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Council issue warning over slippy roads today

first_imgDonegal County Council have warned that roads may remain slippy today following the cold snap last night in which temperatures plummeted to -3. Similar temperatures are expected tonight, with freezing fog returning with lows of -3 and highs of +2.Donegal County Council gritters have been out since 6 this morning on roads throughout the county. Caution is encouraged as there may be black ice on the roads. The Council urge drivers to assume that “no road is ice-free”.#SlippyRoads this morning. Ice formed on many roads. Drivers should drive with extra care.— RoadsDCC (@RoadsDCC) November 20, 2016Met Eireann report that tonight “apart from a few showers near the north coast, it will be dry tonight, but very cold with a widespread frost and with freezing fog returning. Lowest temperatures of -3 to +2 degrees in a light to moderate northerly breeze.”To keep up to date with Donegal County Council’s road news, you can follow them on Twitter. Donegal County Council have also released a map to see which roads may be dangerous. You can view this by clicking here.This afternoon, most of the slippy roads are concentrated in the South-East of the county however all drivers should exercise caution regardless of their location as black ice may have settled on the roads.Source: http://donegal.maps.arcgis.com/ Council issue warning over slippy roads today was last modified: November 20th, 2016 by Elaine McCalligShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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R400m for digital TV subsidies

first_imgOnce the details had been finalised and the scheme was ready to be rolled out, Nyanda said consumers would be informed of the criteria for qualification and the application process. “[The] government has already made a decision to support poor TV-owning households, and we are in the process of finalising the details regarding the implementation of the support scheme,” he said. Source: BuaNews “These features enable the disconnection of stolen boxes and will reduce the possibility of an influx of boxes not manufactured or approved in South Africa flooding the market,” Pule said. Speaking in Johannesburg this week, Communications Minister Siphiwe Nyanda said the Cabinet had approved R400-million to subsidise around five-million households, with subsidised set-top boxes expected to cost around R300. 23 October 2009 The set-top boxes that many South Africans will need to watch television when broadcasting goes digital-only will be available at stores throughout the country in the first half of 2010. The government is expected to subsidise 70% of the R700 cost of the units for poorer households.center_img Deputy Communications Minister Dina Pule said that the set top boxes for free-to-air services would have standardised operating systems prioritising security features, interoperability, addressability and inter-connectability. South Africa is currently in a “dual-illumination” period, with both digital and analogue TV signals available. The digital signal was switched on in November 2008, and the analogue signal is due to be switched off on 1 November 2011. In order to receive the digital signal after that date, households with analogue TV sets will need to purchase set-top boxes that convert digital into analogue signals. Nyanda and Pule were speaking at a two-day summit aimed at discussing a set-top box manufacturing strategy that will pave the way for local companies to manufacture the devices. Standards, security featureslast_img read more

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Kansas Wheat Harvest Update – 1

first_imgShare Facebook Twitter Google + LinkedIn Pinterest Editor’s Note: Each year the Kansas City Board of Trade (now part of the CME Group), the Kansas Grain & Feed Association, the Kansas Wheat Commission and Kansas Association of Wheat Growers provide updates of the Kansas wheat harvest. Today’s update is the first report of the 2019 harvest.This is day 1 of the Kansas Wheat Harvest Reports, brought to you by the Kansas Wheat Commission, Kansas Association of Wheat Growers and the Kansas Grain and Feed Association.Harvest got off to a slow, labored start in south central Kansas over the weekend. The normal excitement and anticipation for wheat harvest can hardly be found in the area, as farmers who are normally finished by late June hop into their combines to face the muddy, dreary conditions for the first time this year. Farmers, who are not typically folks who complain about rain, need some hot, dry weather to really get combines rolling.According to USDA/NASS for the week ending June 23, winter wheat condition rated 4 percent very poor, 12 poor, 28 fair, 43 good and 13 excellent. Winter wheat coloring was 92 percent, behind 97 last year. Mature was 47 percent, well behind 82 last year. Harvested was 5 percent, well behind 48 last year and 36 for the five-year average.Mike Snell, manager of the Farmers Coop Equity Co., in Medicine Lodge, reported that his location took in their first load on the 18th, but have only had three dry days since for harvesting. His area, which would have normally finished their harvest this week, is only around five to ten percent harvested. The area received more rain over the weekend which halted progress. It’s too early in the harvest to get a good feel for yields, but test weights (until yesterday) were hanging at about 62 pounds per bushel. Snell estimates the most recent rains may lower that average by about a pound.Scott Van Allen, a farmer near Clearwater, reported very similar conditions in his area. So far his family, which is normally completely done with harvest at this point, has only harvested around 250 acres. He estimates that with perfect harvesting conditions, he would need around ten days to wrap up. The one field the Van Allens completed yielded in the mid 40 bushels per acre, and he was pleasantly surprised with test weights ranging from 59-61.5 pounds per bushel.“Everyone’s got bills to pay, and we have neighbors who are still trying to get milo and soybeans in. The jobs are starting to stack up around here,” said Van Allen. “We were fortunate to escape most of the hail over the weekend, but the longer our wheat sits out there, the more vulnerable it is to Mother Nature’s mood swings.”The 2019 Harvest Report is brought to you by the Kansas Wheat Commission, Kansas Association of Wheat Growers and the Kansas Grain and Feed Association. To follow along with harvest updates on Twitter, use #wheatharvest19.Send comments to talk@dtn.com(BAS)© Copyright 2019 DTN/The Progressive Farmer. All rights reserved.last_img read more

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Salman and Katrina still remain the best of pals

first_imgKatrina-Salman’s split story might have done the rounds but the two still remain good friends.This is why Katrina was spotted visiting Sallu to wish him for his birthday, two days in advance. This year, Salman celebrated his birthday in Dubai with family members.Kat took out time from her shooting schedule to wish ex-beau before he went for the trip.Though the rumour of their split is rife, the two have maintained a cordial relationship.Kat and Sallu shared several jokes when Kat appeared on Bigg Boss to promote her film Tees Maar Khan. Kat was sporting enough to smile while Salman joked about Ranbir Kapoor on the show.Katrina and Ranbir are said to be a promising Bollywood pair. But now we hear that Katrina has distanced herself from Ranbir.After Power did not take off, director Rajkumar Santoshi thought of approaching his hit romantic comedy, Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani, pair. He approached the stars of the film with a script to make a sequel, calling it Ajab Haseena Ghajab Deewana . But Kat cited dates issues and turned down the offer.The million dollar question now is whether Kat refused Santoshi’s film because of Ranbir’s closeness with hottie Nargis on Rockstar’s sets or the old flame between her and Sallu has been rekindled.last_img read more

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Andy Murray Asks Fabio Fognini to ‘Shut Up’ in Heated Exchange at Shanghai Masters

first_img andy murrayATP TourFabio FogniniShanghai Masters First Published: October 8, 2019, 10:23 PM IST Shanghai: Andy Murray would be kicking himself for not being able to serve out the match when he had the chance as he went down 6-7(4), 6-2, 6-7(2) to Italian Fabio Fognini in the Round of 32 in a heated encounter on Tuesday.Murray’s bitter loss came hours after the Australian Open said the former number one will make his return to Grand Slam tennis there in January, a year after a career-saving hip operation. While Murray would be happy with how he went toe-to-toe with Fognini, he was annoyed at himself for not being able to serve out the match twice and expressed the same afterwards.”I want to say that’s the first time ever in my career that that’s happened,” Murray said. “I think it’s the first time I served for a match twice and not won.”Murray and Fognini were involved in a bitter exchange at the net near the end of the match, which stretched past three hours.Late shift: COMPLETE ⏰@fabiofogna survives Andy Murray to reach the @SH_RolexMasters 3R 💪(🎥: @TennisTV) pic.twitter.com/NBFhwMMb5B— ATP Tour (@atptour) October 8, 2019 At one point in the match, Murray came forward to the net and was about to strike an overhead smash when Fognini shouted. Murray executed the shot but wasn’t pleased.”Someone made a noise, I didn’t know who made the noise, I looked in the direction of where the noise came from.”He then told me, ‘Stop looking at me, what are you looking at me for?'”I was like, ‘I was just about to hit a shot and someone made a noise’. He then told me to stop looking at him,” Murray elaborated after the match.”The sound came from him, which you’re not allowed to do, it’s against the rules, it’s hindrance, you shouldn’t do it.”During the changeover right after that though, Murray and Fognini exchanged words when the Brit said to the Italian, “You say the same to everyone. Mate you say the same to everyone no matter who you’re playing.”After the exchange when Murray was speaking to the chair umpire, Fognini started speaking from the bench, when Murray told him to “shut up”.He then told the umpire, “He shouts and then tells me don’t look at me. He just shouted in the middle of the point.” The umpire said to Murray that he was taking care of the matter but took no action.#Murray / #Fognini drama;Fognini shouts to put Murray offFognini “don’t look at me” Murray “it’s ok to shout during play is it”Murray tells Fognini to “shut up” (😊) when in exchange with Fergus Murphy who said he is “taking care of it” but did nothing…#AndyMurray pic.twitter.com/aPfzBgwaB8— Iain Fordyce (@IainFordyce) October 8, 2019 Murray explained after the match why he reacted to Fognini in that manner.”Fabio wanted to engage with me, I probably shouldn’t have done, but I am not having him talk to me like that on court,” Murray said.Murray and Fognini shared the briefest of handshakes at the end.Murray, who generally looked more relaxed than he did in victory on Monday, was two points from winning the first set. But the colourful Fognini fought back to level the set at 6-6, then edged the tie break.He appeared to switch off in the second set, allowing Murray to level.The deciding third set was punishing, taking 22 minutes to play just two games.Despite the defeat, Murray’s comeback is going better than even he expected.He reached his first singles quarter-final in a year at last week’s China Open, defeating 13th-ranked US Open semi-finalist Matteo Berrettini on the way.Two weeks ago in Zhuhai, southern China, Murray won his first ATP Tour singles match since surgery.(With AFP inputs) Get the best of News18 delivered to your inbox – subscribe to News18 Daybreak. Follow News18.com on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Telegram, TikTok and on YouTube, and stay in the know with what’s happening in the world around you – in real time.last_img read more

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Nobody would be spared if found guilty in Jat agitation:Har CM

first_imgChandigarh, Mar 2 (PTI) Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar today said action would be taken against those found “guilty of indulging” in unlawful activities during the Jat agitation for quota in the state.Nobody would be spared if found guilty in the Jat quota agitation that caused loss of innocent lives and property, Khattar told reporters after inaugurating a blood donation camp.On investigation by a retired Director General of Police into the incidents during the agitation, the Chief Minister said that he started his probe today.Khattar said Haryana legislators and government officials today donated their blood to spread the message of brotherhood and amity after the “unfortunate” Jat agitation.He said a series of programmes, including sporting and cultural events, will be organized for “unity and harmony”.As many as 64 persons donated their blood in the camp. PTI VJ DBS PAL DBSlast_img read more

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