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Kashmir Press Club to hold polls after three decades

first_imgThe journalistic fraternity in Kashmir, where 19 scribes lost their lives to unknown gunmensince 1990, will get to elect its first-ever body for the Kashmir Press Club (KPC) on July 15. As many as 252 working journalists and editors will vote for four posts of office-bearers and a seven-member executive committee. Thirty one candidates are in the fray for the July 15 polls. All the candidates wooed voters through a fierce poster, social media and video campaigns in the past one week, promising social security, exigency funds, free legal support etc.“Holding election for professional organisations is always a welcome step. One hopefully looks forward to its promised positive outcome for the profession as well as the larger public good,” said senior journalist Mohammad Syed Malik. He recalled that regular organisational elections were held prior to 1990 to choose the office-bearers of working journalists’ State unit affiliated to the Indian Federation of Working Journalists (IFWJ). “The onset of turmoil (in 1990) disrupted all. The rest is history,” said Mr. Malik.Kashmir may be a rare place in the country where setting up a press club remained a no-go area. Successive governments identified land and buildings but never handed them over to the journalists. “In the late 1990s, then Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah instructed his Chief Secretary to hand over the keys of a particular building to the media fraternity to start a press club. Later, the Chief Secretary disclosed that the keys of the building had gone missing,” said another senior journalist on condition of anonymity.The setting up of the press club, which was handed over by the previous government to the journalists in 2017, has come at a time when working journalists and editors are under tremendous pressure from many sides in Kashmir.The Kashmir Editors Guild (KEG), a body of editors of local dailies, at a recent meeting said the club “should become a symbol of unity.”Ishfaq Tantry, contesting for general secretary, said, “This election will be a first move towards starting a process of welfare for journalists and their working conditions. It should also become a hub to upscale skills of journalists.”last_img read more

Uttar Pradesh PSC recruiting 430 Food Safety Officers

first_imgUttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) has invited job applications for the post of Food Safety Officer. Interested and eligible candidates have to apply before August 16, 2014.Vacancy details:Name of posts: Food Safety OfficerNumber of posts: 430 postsName of department: Food Safety and Drug Administration DepartmentPay Scale: Rs. 9,300 – Rs. 34,800 (Grade Pay Rs 4,200)Eligibility criteria:The candidates should hold a bachelor’s degree in Food Technology or Dairy Technology or Biotechnology or Oil Technology or Agricultural Science or Veterinary Sciences or Bio-Chemistry or Microbiology or postgraduate degree in Chemistry or degree in Medicine from a recognised university, or any other equivalent/ recognised qualification notified by the Central Government. The age of the candidates has to be between 21 and 40 years.Application fee:General candidates: Rs 115Other Backward Class (OBC): Rs 115Scheduled Caste (SC): Rs 55Scheduled Tribe (ST): Rs 55Handicapped (PH): Rs 15The fee has to be paid through e-challan which can be deposited in State Bank of India or Punjab National Bank. Candidates can also make the payment through i-collect.How to apply:Interested and eligible candidates are required to apply online through the official website of the commission: dates:Opening date for registration: July 14, 2014Last date for receipt of examination fees in the bank: August 11, 2014Closing date for registration: August 16, 2014last_img read more

Popular Bachelorette finale boosts ABC in ratings

NEW YORK — Summer’s most popular entertainment series, NBC’s “America’s Got Talent,” had a little competition last week.ABC’s “The Bachelorette” delivered its best ratings for the franchise in two years along with a surprise finale last week, when Heather Brown revealed she had called off the engagement to her selection.The show drew 7.5 million, only a half million less than “America’s Got Talent.”The twin entertainment shows last Tuesday may have caused a dent in CNN’s ratings for the first of two nights of its presidential debate that night. The next night, CNN’s debate audience was 2 million more. Democratic front-runner Joe Biden debated on Wednesday.NBC won the week in prime time with an average of 3.7 million. ABC had 3.6 million, CBS had 2.7 million, Fox had 1.7 million, ION Television had 1.4 million, Telemundo had 1.06 million, Univision had 1.05 million and the CW had 650,000.CNN was the week’s most popular cable networks, averaging 3.17 million viewers. Fox News Channel had 2.51 million, MSNBC had 1.26 million, Discovery had 1.23 million and HGTV had 1.21 million.ABC’s “World News Tonight” topped the evening newscasts with an average of 8.1 million viewers. The “NBC Nightly News” had 6.8 million and the “CBS Evening News” had 4.9 million.For the week of July 29-Aug. 4, the top 10 shows, their networks and viewerships: “Presidential Debate” (Wednesday), CNN, 10.77 million; “Presidential Debate Analysis” (Wednesday), CNN, 9.21 million; “Presidential Debate” (Tuesday), CNN, 8.69 million; “Presidential Debate Intro,” (Wednesday), CNN, 8.21 million; “Presidential Debate Analysis” (Tuesday), CNN, 8.11 million; “America’s Got Talent,” NBC, 7.98 million; “The Bachelorette” (Tuesday), ABC, 7.52 million. “The Bachelorette” (Monday), ABC, 7.25 million; “60 Minutes,” CBS, 6.49 million; “Presidential Debate Intro” (Tuesday), CNN, 6.31 million.___ABC is owned by The Walt Disney Co. CBS is owned by CBS Corp. CW is a joint venture of Warner Bros. Entertainment and CBS Corp. Fox is owned by 21st Century Fox. NBC and Telemundo are owned by Comcast Corp. ION Television is owned by ION Media Networks.___Online:http://www.nielsen.comDavid Bauder, The Associated Press read more

Mens Basketball No 16 Ohio State to face winner of Penn StateNorthwestern

Ohio State senior forward Jae’Sean Tate (1) blocks a shot in the first half of the game against Penn State on Jan. 25 in the Schottenstein Center. Credit: Jack Westerheide | Photo EditorPenn State has been the kryptonite for No. 16 Ohio State the entire season. It has accounted for two of the Buckeyes’ three total losses in conference play and is the main reason the Buckeyes did not capture the regular-season Big Ten title.After the Nittany Lions lost 76-64 to Nebraska on Sunday, they could now be in a position to face Ohio State once again. The Buckeyes are the No. 2 seed in the Big Ten tournament and will face the winner of the No. 7 Penn State and No. 10 Northwestern matchup in the third round of the bracket at 6:30 p.m. Friday in Madison Square Garden in New York City.Penn State first won 82-79 on a near-half-court, buzzer-beating shot from guard Tony Carr in Columbus on Jan. 25, and then throttled the Buckeyes 79-56 in State College, Pennsylvania, on Feb. 15.Ohio State faced Northwestern just once this season and survived a late push by the Wildcats to win 71-65 on Jan. 17. read more

Heres What Happened Today Thursday

first_imgMinister for Health, Dr James Reilly talks to the media at the 19th Annual All-Ireland Joint Midwifery Conference at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Santry, Dublin. Pic: Laura Hutton/Photocall IrelandIRISHA man was arrested in connection with the murder of Elaine O’Hara, gardaí said today.Proposals from the LRC over the junior doctors’ dispute include sanctioning hospitals that don’t comply with reduced doctors’ hours.A man who was struck in a hit and run in Dublin is in a serious condition. A cat was struck by pellets from a gun on the Belfast Road – and survived.The Mauritius Supreme Court is to hear a civil case from the families of Michaela McAreavey and her husband against the Lux Hotel, where Michaela died.Minister Brian Hayes held a Twitter Q&A about the Budget today – here’s how he got on.A second man was arrested over the murder of Joseph Reynolds in 1993.A Fire Brigade ambulance broke down with a patient on board in Blanchardstown.A fire crew was hit with rocks in Waterford.Minister Phil Hogan has unveiled a radical reform of local government. Health Minister James Reilly said in relation to medical cards that there has been no change in policy.The North’s Director of Public Prosecutions has said doctors there don’t risk prison if they help a woman to go somewhere else in the UK to access an abortion. [RTÉ.ie]INTERNATIONALPeople look at what scientists believe to be a chunk of the Chelyabinsk meteor, recovered from Chebarkul Lake near Chelyabinsk. Pic: Associated Press#USA The government shutdown cost the US economy $24 billion dollars.#USA A rare sabre-toothed whale was found dead on a beach in California.#LAOS A plane crashed in bad weather in Laos, with dozens feared dead. #SYRIA Syrian peace talks could resume on 23 November. [New York Times]#GEORGIA The skull of Homo erectus has been found in Georgia, which could mean changes for the story of human evolution. [The Guardian]INNOVATIONWindows 8.1 is here – and this review gives the lowdown on what you can expect from it. [Gizmodo]Curious about the Sony Smartwatch 2? Here’s all you need to know about this new piece of technology. [The Guardian]PARTING SHOTEver wondered what air traffic controllers are really saying when they are talking to pilots? Here’s the answer. [The Atlantic]PS: We’ll leave you with a bonus parting shot –  the trailer for the new Wes Anderson movie, staring our own Saoirse Ronan. [Can’t see the video? Watch here](joblomovienetwork/YouTube) NEED TO CATCH up? brings you a roundup of today’s news…last_img read more

Authorities Report of gunman at MIT was a hoax

first_imgAUTHORITIES IN MASSACHUSETTS say a report of a gunman on the Massachusetts Institute of Technology campus was a hoax and that there is no threat to public safety.Cambridge police said today that officers searched for a man reported to be carrying a long rifle and wearing body armour and found nothing.A spokeswoman says the university also called off a campus-wide lockdown.State police spokesman David Procopio says the report of a gunman turned out to be a hoax.About 11,000 people attend the prestigious school outside Boston.last_img

Monday Update Swan Lake Fire Transitioning To Type 2 Fire

first_imgAdditional crews were added, the local Yukon Fire crew has joined the three other crews in this critical area of the fire. Saarloos: “Crews will work together today on their continued mission of protecting the community of Sterling by mopping up, securing and monitoring fireline on the southwestern edge of the fire.” Facebook0TwitterEmailPrintFriendly分享Management of the Swan Lake Fire, burning in the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, will transition to an incoming Type 2 Alaska incident management team. Sarah Saarloos with DOF: “Fire personnel will be transitioning the Incident Command from the Division of Forestry Kenai-Kodiak Unit in Soldotna to Sterling Elementary School this morning. Expect to see more fire personnel on the Sterling Highway while they complete this move and more presence in Sterling in future.” This move to a Type 2 team increases the capacity of each division of staffing.  More personnel assigned to this fire provides for a comprehensive strategic plan going forward and adds capacity in anticipation of the shift in weather back to drier days, according to a release from the Division of Forestry. The cloudy day on Sunday allowed firefighters on the 12,782 acre Swan Lake Fire to make good progress. The southwestern firelines nearest the community of Sterling were further strengthened and widened as crews strategically tied work with the existing pipeline right-of-way clearing. Motorists are still urged to yield to fire apparatus entering the Sterling Highway and to adhere to traffic signage staged near miles 82 and 92. For more details contact the Division of Forestry Public Information office at 907-260-4262, visit read more

5 Things To Do In Wilmington On Monday September 9 2019

first_imgWILMINGTON, MA — Below are 5 things to do in Wilmington on Monday, September 9, 2019:#1) Wilmington Board of Selectmen MeetingThe Wilmington Board of Selectmen meets at 7pm in Town Hall’s Room 9. (An Executive Session precedes the meeting at 6:15pm.) Read the agenda HERE.#2) Wilmington Historical Commission MeetingThe Wilmington Historical Commission meets at 7pm at the Harnden Tavern/Town Museum. Read the agenda HERE.#3) Wilmington Democratic Town Committee MeetingThe Wilmington Democratic Town Committee meets at 7pm at WCTV’s Headquarters (10 Waltham Street). New members and guests are welcome.#4) Wilmington Community Playgroup The Wilmington Memorial Library (175 Middlesex Avenue) is hosting the Wilmington Community Playgroup at 9:30am. Drop in for a fun playgroup led by the CTI Family Resource Network. Ages 2-5.#5) Wilmington Cub Scouts Registration NightCub Scout Pack 361 is holding a registration night at 6pm at the Wilmington United Methodist Church. If you have a son or daughter entering Kindergarten through Grade 5, they’re invited to join. Contact Dave Adamek at for details.Like Wilmington Apple on Facebook. Follow Wilmington Apple on Twitter. Follow Wilmington Apple on Instagram. Subscribe to Wilmington Apple’s daily email newsletter HERE. Got a comment, question, photo, press release, or news tip? Email this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading… Related5 Things To Do In Wilmington On Thursday, September 5, 2019In “5 Things To Do Today”5 Things To Do In Wilmington On Wednesday, September 4, 2019In “5 Things To Do Today”5 Things To Do In Wilmington On Monday, June 10, 2019In “5 Things To Do Today”last_img read more

Google looks to outside experts to guide work on controversial AI issues

first_img Read Google Home Hub review Share your voice 0 Sarah Tew/CNET Chris Monroe/CNET Mentioned Above Apple iPhone XS (64GB, space gray) Read the AirPods review $90 at Daily Steals via Google Express An Echo Dot makes a fine match for any Fire edition TV, because you can use the latter to say things like, “Alexa, turn on the TV.” Right now, the 24-inch Insignia Fire TV Edition starts at just $100, while the 32-inch Toshiba Fire TV Editions is on sale for $130. Just add any Fire TV Edition to your cart, then add a third-gen Echo Dot, and presto: The latter is free. $520 at HP Google,I’m shocked — shocked! — to learn that stores are turning Labor Day into an excuse to sell stuff. Wait — no, I’m not. As much as I respect the original intent of the holiday (which became official back in 1894), to most of us, it’s just a bonus day off — one that’s blissfully tacked onto a weekend. So, yeah, stores; go ahead, run your sales. I’m listening. Perhaps unsurprisingly, Labor Day doesn’t bring out bargains to compete with the likes of Black Friday (which will be here before you know it), but there are definitely some sales worth your time.For example:We’ve rounded up the best Labor Day mattress deals.We’ve also gathered the best Labor Day laptop deals at Best Buy.The 2019 Vizio P Series Quantum is back under $999.Be sure to check out Amazon’s roughly three dozen Labor Day deals on TVs and audio. Google Express is having a big sale as well, one that includes deals on game consoles, AirPods, iPhones, laptops and more.Below I’ve rounded up a handful of individual items I consider to be the cream of the crop, followed by a handy reference guide to other Labor Day sales. Keep in mind, of course, that products may sell out at any time, even if the sale itself is still running. Note that CNET may get a share of revenue from the sale of the products featured on this page. Other Labor Day sales you should check out Best Buy: In addition to some pretty solid MacBook deals that have been running for about a week already, Best Buy is offering up to 40% off major appliances like washers, dryers and stoves. There are also gift cards available with the purchase of select appliances. See it at Best BuyDell: Through Aug. 28, Dell is offering an extra 12% off various laptops, desktops and electronics. And check back starting Aug. 29 for a big batch of Labor Day doorbusters. See it at DellGlassesUSA: Aug. 29 – Sept. 3 only, you can save 65% on all frames with promo code labor65. See it at GlassesUSALenovo: The tech company is offering a large assortment of deals and doorbusters through Labor Day, with the promise of up to 56% off certain items — including, at this writing, the IdeaPad 730S laptop for $700 (save $300).See it at LenovoLensabl: Want to keep the frames you already love and paid for? Lensabl lets you mail them in for new lenses, based on your prescription. From now through Sept. 2 only, you can save 20% on the blue light-blocking lens option with promo code BLOCKBLUE. See it at LensablSears: Between now and Sept. 7, you can save up to 40% on appliances (plus an additional 10% if you shop online), up to 60% on mattresses, up to 50% on Craftsman products and more. The store is also offering some fairly hefty cashback bonuses. See it at SearsNote: This post was published previously and is continuously updated with new information.CNET’s Cheapskate scours the web for great deals on tech products and much more. For the latest deals and updates, follow the Cheapskate on Facebook and Twitter. Questions about the Cheapskate blog? Find the answers on our FAQ page, and find more great buys on the CNET Deals page. CNET may get a commission from retail offers. Lenovo Smart Clock: $59.99 (save $20) See at Turo Recently updated to include digital-photo-frame capabilities, the Lenovo Smart Clock brings Google Assistant goodness to your nightstand. It’s a little smaller than the Amazon Echo Show 5, but also a full $30 less (and tied with Prime Day pricing) during this Best Buy Labor Day sale. The problem with most entry-level laptops: They come with mechanical hard drives. That makes for a mighty slow Windows experience. This Lenovo model features a 128GB solid-state drive, so it should be pretty quick to boot and load software, even with its basic processor. Plus, it has a DVD-burner! That’s not something you see in many modern laptops, especially at this price. Comments $155 at Google Express Getty Images Google on Tuesday said it’s established an external advisory council to guide its development of artificial intelligence. The Advanced Technology External Advisory Council (ATEAC) will advise the company on topics like facial recognition and fairness in machine learning. Last year in a blog post, Google CEO Sundar Pichai shared Google’s AI Principles, a series of ethical guidelines on the development and use of AI. The ATEAC is designed to “complement the internal governance structure and processes that help us implement the principles,” Kent Walker, Google’s senior vice president of global affairs, said in a post. He also discussed the council’s establishment at MIT Technology Review’s EmTech Digital conference in San Francisco.Members of the inaugural council include Alessandro Acquisti, a behavioral economist and privacy researcher; De Kai, a natural language processing researcher; and Dyan Gibbens, CEO of Trumbull, a startup that works in automation.Those members will serve on the council through 2019, and will hold four meetings beginning next month. Google plans to publish a report summarizing those conversations. “We hope this effort will inform both our own work and the broader technology sector,” Walker wrote. “In addition to consulting with the experts on ATEAC, we’ll continue to exchange ideas and gather feedback from partners and organizations around the world.” Though not technically a Labor Day sale, it’s happening during Labor Day sale season — and it’s too good not to share. Nationwide Distributors, via Google Express, has just about the best AirPods deal we’ve seen (when you apply promo code ZBEDWZ at checkout). This is for the second-gen AirPods with the wireless charging case. Can’t imagine these will last long at this price, so if you’re interested, act fast. Tags Rylo 5.8K 360 Video Camera: $250 (save $250) $261 at Daily Steals via Google Express Read DJI Osmo Action preview Read Lenovo Smart Clock review $210 at Best Buy Amazon JBL Soundgear wearable speaker: $90 (save $160) Post a comment Turo is kind of like Uber meets Airbnb: You borrow someone’s car, but you do all the driving. I’ve used it many times and found it a great alternative to traditional car-rental services — in part because you get to choose exactly the vehicle you want (not just, say, “midsize”) and in part because you can often do pickup and dropoff right outside baggage claim.Between now and Sept. 1, the first 300 people to check out can get $30 off any Turo rental with promo code LDW30. Apple iPhone XS HP Laptop 15t Value: $520 (save $780) $60 at Best Buy Sprint Apple AirPods with Wireless Charging Case: $155 (save $45) DJI Osmo Action camera: $261 (save $89) Angela Lang/CNET Tech Industry Boost Mobilecenter_img Google Nest Hub: $59 (save $70) Best laptops for college students: We’ve got an affordable laptop for every student. Best live TV streaming services: Ditch your cable company but keep the live channels and DVR. Best Buy Share your voice 7 Lenovo 130-15AST 15.6-inch laptop: $210 (save $90) Sarah Tew/CNET TVs Speakers Mobile Accessories Cameras Laptops Automobiles Smart Speakers & Displays Turo: Save $30 on any car rental Review • iPhone XS review, updated: A few luxury upgrades over the XR Free Echo Dot with an Insignia or Toshiba TV (save $50) $299 at Amazon See at Amazon $59 at eBay The Cheapskate $999 $999 DJI’s answer to GoPro’s action cameras is rugged little model that’s shockproof, dustproof and waterproof down to 11 meters. It normally runs $350, but this deal drops it to $261 when you apply promo code 19LABOR10 at checkout. See It See It $999 See it Rylo Sarah Tew/CNET $6 at Tidal Read the Rylo camera preview What’s cooler: A snapshot of a firework exploding in front of you, or full 360-degree video of all the fireworks and all the reactions to seeing them? Oooh, ahhh, indeed. At $250, the compact Rylo dual-lens camera is selling for its lowest price yet. And for an extra $50, you can get the bundle that includes the waterproof housing.This deal runs through Sept. 3; it usually costs $500. Use promo code 19LABOR10 to get an unusually good deal on JBL’s interesting hybrid product — not quite headphones, and not quite a traditional speaker, but something you wear like neckphones to listen to music on the go. Sarah Tew/CNET Turo Preview • iPhone XS is the new $1,000 iPhone X Formerly known as the Google Home Hub, Google’s Nest Hub packs a wealth of Google Assistant goodness into a 7-inch screen. At $59, this is within a buck of the best price we’ve seen. It lists for $129 and sells elsewhere in the $89-to-$99 range.This is one item of many available as part of eBay’s Labor Day Sale (which, at this writing, doesn’t specifically mention Labor Day, but that’s how it was pitched to us). Tags I thought this might be a mistake, but, no, the weirdly named HP Laptop 15t Value is indeed quite the value at this price. Specs include an Intel Core i7 processor, 12GB of RAM, a 256GB solid-state drive and a 15.6-inch display. However, I strongly recommend paying an extra $50 to upgrade that display to FHD (1,920×1,080), because you’re not likely to be happy with the native 1,366×768 resolution. $999 Tidal 3-month family subscription: $5.99 (save $54) Spotify and most other streaming services rely on compressed audio, which robs the listener of full fidelity. Enter Tidal, the only “major” service that delivers lossless audio — meaning at least on par with CD quality, if not better. Want to see (er, hear) the difference for yourself? Grab this excellent extended trial while you can. It’s just $6 for three months, and it’s good for up to six listeners. See Itlast_img read more

Two people dead dozens of homes damaged after 73 magnitude

first_imgJAKARTA: A strong earthquake in eastern Indonesia killed two people and damaged at least dozens of homes, a disaster official said Monday, as the government declared a seven-day emergency response period. The magnitude 7.3 quake on Sunday was centred 166 kilometres (103 miles) southeast of Ternate, the capital of North Maluku province, at a depth of just 10 kilometres (6 miles). Also Read – This is why Denmark, Sweden and Germany are considering a meat tax Advertise With Us Shallow quakes can cause more damage. National disaster agency spokesman Agus Wibowo said two women were killed by collapsing houses and more than 2,000 people have fled to temporary shelters. The quake was followed by at least 65 smaller aftershocks. The agency is still assessing the level of destruction but said two bridges and about 58 homes in one village alone, Saketa, were damaged. Also Read – Prominent Hong Kong activists targeted in wave of arrests Advertise With Us Authorities said there was no tsunami risk from the quake, but many people ran to the higher ground anyway. The TV footage showed people screaming while running out of a shopping mall in Ternate. The hardest-hit areas, Sofifi and Labuha, only can be accessed by a 10-hour boat trip from Ternate or by small plane, Wibowo said. With a population of around 1 million, North Maluku is one of Indonesia’s least populous provinces. Indonesia, home to more than 260 million people, is prone to earthquakes and volcanic eruptions due to its location along the Pacific “Ring of Fire.” A powerful Indian Ocean quake and tsunami in 2004 killed a total of 230,000 people in a dozen countries, most of them in Indonesia.last_img read more

This week in the Peace Corps Teaching about language leadership and life

first_imgRelated posts:This week in the Peace Corps: Cacao in Talamanca This week in the Peace Corps: Celebrating English learning This week in the Peace Corps: Brick to Bread ovens This week in the Peace Corps: Bricks to Bread – A success story Many Peace Corps Volunteers (PCVs) here in Costa Rica spend a large chunk of their time in schools. PCVs lead all kinds of activities depending on the sector the they work in: youth development, community economic development, or English. From leadership workshops, to computer classes and English classes, Peace Corps Volunteers never have a dull moment working with kids.The Peace Corps photo series in The Tico Times Costa Rica Changemakers section is sponsored by the Costa Rica USA Foundation for Cooperation (CRUSA), a proud financial supporter of Peace Corps Volunteer projects nationwide. Learn more here. To donate to support the Peace Corps Costa Rica, visit the official donation page. Volunteers’ last names and community names are withheld from these publications, per Peace Corps policy.Connect with the Peace Corps Costa Rica on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter. Brought to you by the Costa Rica USA Foundation (CRUSA). Courtesy of CRUSA Facebook Commentslast_img read more

Full Housing Recovery Hinges on Young Adults Getting Jobs

first_imgUnemployment,Full Housing Recovery Hinges on Young Adults Getting Jobs While the housing market is showing some signs of promise, a few major indicators continue to lag, according to the latest “”Trulia Housing Barometer.””: Prices and sales are working their way back to “”normal,”” while employment among young adults and housing construction remain sluggish. [IMAGE]””Trulia””: tracks five market indicators as part of its re-launched Housing Barometer: home prices, home sales, delinquencies and foreclosures, construction starts, and employment among young adults ages 25 to 34. Trulia added young adult employment to its barometer because the demographic is “”a key age group for household formation and first-time homeownership””–and it is this indicator that is furthest from normal, presenting a major obstacle for the housing recovery. At 74.9 percent, the employment rate for those ages 25 to 34 is just 23 percent of the way back to its normal rate of 79.3 percent, according to Trulia. “”The housing market cannot fully recover until young adults get back to work,”” said Jed Kolko, chief economist at Trulia, in his report. New home starts are doing a little better in terms of normalization than young adult employment, but they are still lagging–just 36 percent of the way back to their normal level. From August through October, new home starts totaled 870,000, compared to a normal level of 1.5 million. The good news is that construction permits are on the rise, pointing to a future pickup in housing starts, according to Trulia. [COLUMN_BREAK]Home prices “”win the ‘most improved’ award over the past year,”” Trulia stated in its Housing Barometer report. After an ├â┬ó├óÔÇÜ┬¼├àÔÇ£astounding recovery├â┬ó├óÔÇÜ┬¼├é┬Ø this year, prices are 71 percent of their way back to their normal level from their bottom during the recession, up from just 16 percent a year ago, according to Trulia. Home prices are 4 percent undervalued as of the fourth quarter of this year.Home sales have made even more improvement overall, now 79 percent back to normal, up from 51 percent last year. Trulia no longer includes distressed sales in its existing home sales measure but notes, “”While existing and pending home sales have slipped in recent months, distressed sales–foreclosures and short sales–account for much of the drop.”” Delinquencies and foreclosures stand in the middle of Trulia’s Housing Barometer at 59 percent of the way back to normal. The delinquency and foreclosure rate is 8.92 percent as of October, according to Trulia. Florida and “”several other states with long foreclosure processes,”” account for much of the nation’s foreclosure and distressed inventory. In addition to its national barometer, Trulia observes the nation’s 100 largest metro markets. Ten markets are now all the way or almost all the way back to normal, meaning prices are less than 2 percent undervalued and permits are less than 10 percent below normal. Those markets include: Austin, Dallas, and Houston, Texas; Orange County, San Francisco, and San Jose, California; Denver, Colorado; Seattle, Washington; Nashville, Tennessee; and Bethesda, Maryland. It is notable that these are not the markets with the highest price gains over the past year. “”[T]he markets with the biggest price increases in 2013 are those that suffered the biggest price declines after the housing bubble burst,”” according to Trulia, and many of these markets are still undervalued. Instead, the 10 markets that are normal or nearly normal did not suffer the worst of the housing crisis and have experienced “”relatively strong job growth”” recently, Trulia stated. in Data December 13, 2013 466 Views center_img Agents & Brokers Attorneys & Title Companies Delinquency Home Prices Home Sales Housing Starts Investors Jobs Lenders & Servicers Service Providers Trulia 2013-12-13 Krista Franks Brock Sharelast_img read more

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on Oct 22 1987 Nearly 30 years later Trump is still the candidate Dunbar wants to elect president "I think the surprising thing about him is he hasnt changed a lot What I saw in him then was a brashness and a determination of purpose that was lacking in everyone else” Dunbar told TIME in an interview "Hes still the guy I met in 1987” The two kept up correspondence briefly after Trump’s visit to Portsmouth as Trump wrote to convey his gratitude and his interest in discussing Dunbar’s campaign ideas “I really appreciate your friendship You have created a very exciting part of my life On to the future” Trump inscribed in a hardcover copy of The Art of the Deal for Dunbar in December 1987 Get your history fix in one place: sign up for the weekly TIME History newsletter “I just wanted to let you know that I have not forgotten your support or friendship and that shortly after the general election (or sooner if you think appropriate) which George Bush may unfortunately end up losing I would like to meet with you to discuss some of your ideas” he wrote in a typed letter on Trump stationary dated May 17 1988 before noting that his book had “set all sorts of records” Signed letter to Mike Dunbar from Donald Trump dated May 17 1988 Courtesy of Mike Dunbar George HW Bush did not end up losing the 1988 election but Trump continued to stay in touch with Dunbar donating to his 1989 campaign for the Portsmouth City Council and writing to congratulate him when he won In the intervening years Dunbar left politics to raise his son and left the Republican Party to become an undeclared voter concluding that the GOP was dominated by elite politicians who were “so out of touch with ordinary people” Trump has made that sentiment a talking point throughout his presidential bid campaigning as the anti-establishment candidate running against a “rigged” system Dunbar hasn’t attended any of Trump’s New Hampshire rallies this year but he voted for him in the state’s primary and plans to do so again in November “Ill probably put a Trump sign out on my lawn” he said adding that he will donate to Trump’s campaign “Beyond that I try not to interfere” Considering all the campaign has now become Dunbar expressed some awe that Trump’s presidential ambitions can in a way be traced directly back to him Donald Trump talks to people attending his address to the Rotary Club in Portsmouth NH, 22, " said the Juventus captain. · Interaction via Social media like Twitter handle, Snyder said Tuesday. Let me begin by thanking Presidents Tusk and Juncker for the opportunity to meet today. Fight for your seat at the table. there is good reason this struck a cord. paleoanthropologist Carol Ward of the University of Missouri, Scott Walker practices the presidential point on March 3.

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