Professor Kevin Gilmartin Named Caltech’s Dean of Undergraduate Students

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SBA Inspector General roasts agency for poor oversight of Economic Injury Disaster Loan program

first_imgIn a blistering report, the Small Business Administration’s Inspector General said Tuesday that the agency’s COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loan program is an open door for fraudsters seeking easy money.“OIG has been inundated with contacts to investigative field offices from financial institutions across the nation and the complaint Hotline,” the IG said in a report released Tuesday.In one instance, the IG said that a federal credit union reported that 59 of the 60 EIDL transactions it reviewed were fraudulent.As of June 19, the SBA had approved more than $250 million in economic injury loans and payment to potentially ineligible businesses, the IG said. In addition, as of June 6, the agency had made duplicate loans to nearly 300 businesses. continue reading » 1SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblrlast_img read more

Control those weeds sooner than later

first_imgShare Facebook Twitter Google + LinkedIn Pinterest In DuPont Pioneer Account Manager Troy Putnam’s area of Ohio, rain has been more than welcomed when it finally arrived this week. The drier conditions in the south central and southeast parts of the state have allowed weeds to become a problem that can’t wait much longer. The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins visits with Putnam about those weeds and the upcoming wheat harvest for this week’s DuPont Pioneer Field Report.last_img

Goonies Revenge: RODEO — Geocache of the Week

first_imgThe cache is near a horse stable facility. You may even have some curious happy horses investigating what you are doing while you walk by. The GPS guides you to the horse trailers away from the stables, and it’s up to you to determine which trailer is hosting a rodeo inside. Unlock and open the right door and you’ll be greeted by a nice horse with a smile and a saddle on its back. But the cache isn’t that easy. You need to pass a test to prove to the horse that you are worthy of the geocache hidden inside. Read the instructions and try to win the rodeo on the bucking bronco. Keep track of your progress on the “Rodeomat” as you go from waking up the horse all the way to galloping speed while it rocks you back and forth. The geocache presents itself after you successfully pass the test. You’re encouraged by the cache owner to bring props and post pictures with the horse.Within that region of Germany there are over 55,000 geocaches–30 of them have over 1,000 Favorite points. “Die 4 Goonies” hid this geocache only one year ago as part of a series of Goonies themed caches. With over 900 finds and a 95% Favorite point rating, this cache sits at the top of the ranks within the region. Difficulty:3.5Terrain:4 TraditionalGC695PXby Die 4 Goonies Location:Nordrhein-Westfalen, GermanyN 50° 46.100′ E 006° 54.421′ Saddle up, grab your lasso, and put on your cowboy hat to prepare for “Goonies Revenge: Rodeo,” located in the wild wild Nordrhein-Westfalen of Germany. Continue to explore some of the most amazing geocaches around the world.Check out all of the Geocaches of the Week on the Geocaching blog. If you would like to nominate a Geocache of the Week, fill out this form.Share with your Friends:More SharePrint RelatedGroundspeak Weekly Newsletter – March 7, 2012March 8, 2012In “Groundspeak’s Weekly Newsletter”The Revenge Of Team Psycho #1 – Treasure Island – Geocache of the WeekAugust 1, 2018In “Community”Double-Oh-Mega-Event: On a (not so) Secret MissionJuly 22, 2011In “Community”last_img read more

Actress at odds with Toronto movie theatre over discrimination case

first_imgAfter initially leaving the theatre she returned and accepted the rule. But Adeliyi says theatre owner Rui Pereira intervened to refuse her entry, and instead called the police and told her she would be arrested. Login/Register With: “This went from zero to 100 very quickly,” said Adeliyi, noting the owner started filming and taking pictures of her. She adds that when he called 911 and described her as “a black woman wearing black and being disruptive,” she realized she was “dealing with something deeper.” Advertisement LEAVE A REPLY Cancel replyLog in to leave a comment Advertisement Local actress Wendy Olunike Adeliyi just wanted to see the movie Loving. But she says she was denied entry to Kingsway Theatre in a case of racial discrimination, and is demanding an apology. “When you describe someone as black and dangerous and threatening, that has gotten a lot of black women and men killed,” she added, noting she never raised her voice during the encounter. She said she’s considering filing a formal complaint.CLICK HERE TO SEE THE ORIGINAL ARTICLE ON eBOSS Facebook Advertisement Twitter Pereira strongly denies any discrimination, and says the theatre was simply enforcing its policies. Adeliyi, who has appeared in TV series such as Workin’ Moms, Republic of Doyle and Flashpoint, said she was refused a movie ticket unless she surrendered her backpack. Her backpack contained a laptop and money and she felt uncomfortable turning it over.last_img read more

Should judges do more than dispense justice Canadas Justice Minister is asking

first_imgAPTN National NewsShould Canada’s judges do more than dispense the law of the land and put people in jail or prison?That is the question Jody Wilson Raybould is asking.Canada’s justice minister was speaking to the Canadian Bar Association in [email protected]last_img

CIL Railways rush coal to Dadri Badarpur power plants

first_imgKolkata: With coal stock of some power stations in the national capital region falling to an alarming level, Coal India and Railways are rushing coal supplies to Dadri and Badarpur power plants of the NTPC. A Coal India statement issued tonight said against the linked requirement of seven rakes to these plants, movement of at least 10 rakes are planned to avert the crisis. The problem started as the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) was forced to commence generation from these two plants all of a sudden with rise in power demand due to heat wave conditions in the country. Also Read – Heavy rain hits traffic, flightsThe government has also instructed the CIL, Singareni Collieries Co Ltd and Railway to attach top most priority in allocation of rakes for coal movement to power plants till such time the demand from coal-based thermal power plants gets stabilised with the onset of monsoon and increase in hydel and wind power.These two power stations cater to major share of the power demands of Delhi and NCR. Based on the demand for power projected by the Delhi government, NTPC had shut the units of Badarpur TPS for long, it said. Also Read – Speeding Jaguar crashes into Merc, 2 B’deshi bystanders killedOne of the unit of the Dadri TPS was also taken up for maintenance. Therefore, coal against the linkage of the shut down generation units of Badarpur and Dadri TPS were supplied to other plants of the NTPC, the statement said.”The crisis could have been averted had Delhi government placed a proper power demand with NTPC with sufficient advance notice,” the CIL release said. Delhi Power Minister Satyendar Jain had yesterday said that the coal stock at some power stations in the national capital region has dipped to an “alarming” level and if it is not replenished at the earliest, Delhi could be staring at “black-out” situations.Jain had said that he has already written to Coal and Railway Minister Piyush Goyal apprising him about the situation and sought his intervention into the matter.last_img read more