Archive for Adoption



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Tim Dowling: my wife wants to adopt a dog to live on our farm. Wait what farm? – The Guardian

Its hard to pinpoint the exact moment when I stopped being excited about the prospect of 2021. Up until a few weeks before Christmas, I was at least looking forward to 2020 being over, but I realised this was a bit like looking forward to flood waters finally receding: once theyre gone youre left with a lot of ruined furniture and a foot of mud in your kitchen.

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Hearing for Proposed Adoption of Commercial Industrial Hemp Regulation – KRSL

Local Written By: Press Release Posted by David Elliott Published Date: 01-07-2021 A public hearing will be conducted at 10 AMon Wednesday, January 20, 2021to consider the adoption of a proposed regulation to govern commercial industrial hemp production in Kansas. Due to public health concerns posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the hearing proceedings will be held via a video conferencing system to provide the opportunity for virtual participation online. Although in-person participation is also an option, attendance will be limited to allow for social distancing and to comply with local health requirements.

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How COVID-19 has accelerated tech adoption in the hotel industry – Hotel Management

For roughly the past decade, experts in the technology industry have been using the term exponential technology. The phenomenon refers to both the rapid improvements in cost and performancethe power of a computer chip, for example, doubles nearly every 18 monthsand the exponential rate of adoption among users. To exemplify the latter, consider the integration of phones into our day to day lives

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Commentary: Florida Adoption of Federal Judgment Standard a Win for Insurers – Insurance Journal

The way liability claims are litigated in Florida will dramatically change, possibly shifting the balance of power in pre-trial negotiations closer to favoring defendants and their insurance companies after the Florida Supreme Court opted to adopt the federal summary judgment standard, effective May 1, 2021. The impending rule change ordered by six of the seven justices in a Dec.

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Adopt A Pet From Round Rock Area Shelters: New Pets Added This Week – Patch.com

Want to add to your family and do something good for the Round Rock community at the same time? Then you should consider adopting a dog, cat or other animal from a local shelter.

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Florida Supreme Court Ends 2020 With Adoption of the Federal Summary Judgment Standard – JD Supra

Out with the old, in with the new: the Florida Supreme Court closed out 2020 with a key decision that eliminates Floridas previous summary judgment standard in favor of the federal standard articulated in the Celotex trilogy. The opinion released on New Years Eve provides that the new summary judgment standard will take effect on May 1, 2021. See In Re: Amendments to Florida Rule of Civil Procedure 1.510, No

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Tonka The Dog Is Up For Adoption At The MD SPCA – CBS Baltimore

Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott, City Officials Give COVID-19, Public Safety UpdateThe latest on coronavirus data in Baltimore City as well as crime reducing efforts. Tonka The Dog Is Up For Adoption At The MD SPCATonka is a 1-year-old dog that just recovered from a limp and mouth injury and is now up for adoption at the Maryland Society for The Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.

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The one with a chicken and a duck available for adoption – The Elkhart Truth

BRISTOL Fans of the sitcom Friends may feel inspired when they learn of two of the latest animals available for adoption at the Humane Society of Elkhart County.

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O.C. healthcare workers on the frontline adopt battle mindset as COVID-19 hospitalizations surge – Los Angeles Times

Whenever ICU nurse Tiffany Hughes is having a tough day at work, surrounded by patients sicker and more immobilized by COVID-19 than at any point in the pandemic so far, all she has to do is look at her forearm. There is a single tattoo the tip of a spear pointing down to her left wrist with a heart rate monitor line in place of a shaft. In military circles, a spear tip is the combat force that first penetrates the enemys defense

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Predictions: IoT Adoption Will Continue to Increase in 2021 | RFID JOURNAL – RFID Journal

Dec 27, 2020The global challenges that businesses experienced due to the COVID-19 pandemic left many scrambling to try and connect their workforce to work from home to ensure operations continued as facilities were required to reduce capacity. Many holes and weaknesses in our supply chains were revealed and businesses have been forced to accelerate their adoption of technology or risk falling further behind or even shutting down. To help address these challenges, businesses, especially in manufacturing, critical infrastructure and healthcare, have accelerated their use of IoT devices, and I feel that these trends will continue throughout 2021 and the years after in three main areas

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Arkansas woman reconnects with family 50 years after adoption – KRON4

by: Claire Kreuz and Nexstar Media Wire NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KARK) An Arkansas woman is celebrating for the first time with the family she has found after more than 50 years. Debra Davis was adopted when she was little and always longed to meet just one family member

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Longstanding animal-welfare group sponsors shelter adoption fees through December – Long Beach Post

This weeks Scratching Post goes up on Boxing Day, and Friends of Long Beach Animals, or FOLBA, has boxed up a good one for both adopters and shelter pets.

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DCCH Center finalizes its 150th adoption and is ready for the next 150; its first adoption was in 2003 – User-generated content

DCCH Center for Children and Families finalized its 150th adoption. What a blessing and privilege it is for us here at DCCH to be part of the process of bringing long-term hope, stability, and love to these amazing kids! said Bob Wilson, DCCH Executive Director.

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How The Pandemic Has Accelerated The Adoption of Online and Mobile Banking – The Motley Fool

Social distancing and changing banking practices this year helped move more people toward digital banking. The banking industry saw a significant shift toward digital banking in 2020. All signs pointed to consumers moving in that direction already, and online and mobile banking have grown increasingly more popular in the past decade.

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DLNR NEWS RELEASE: ADOPTION OF THE PEARL HARBOR WATER SHORTAGE PLAN – David Y. Ige | Newsroom

Posted on Dec 21, 2020 in Latest News, Newsroom (Honolulu) To protect the health of Oahus largest drinking water source during times of temporary water shortage, the Commission on Water Resource Management (CWRM) adopted the Pearl Harbor Water Shortage Plan at its August 18, 2020 meeting. The plan identifies the actions that CWRM and water use permit holders will take if a water shortage is declared in the Pearl Harbor Aquifer Sector Area

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Energy Industry Adoption Of AI – Interview With Dr. Satyam Priyadarshy, Technology Fellow And Chief Data Scientist At Halliburton – Forbes

The energy sector is a highly technology-driven industry. With needs to handle natural resource data among large pieces of equipment in harsh conditions, the oil and gas industry has long used data methods and various technologies to make processes more efficient. More recently companies in the energy industry have begun to ramp up their adoption of various AI technologies to help in a variety of ways including ways to make our energy consumption more efficient

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Families add hockey rinks, adopt kittens to help each other cope through pandemic – TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

Its been a tough year for kindergartners everywhere, including 6-year-old Oliver Skogen. First, the Stillwater boy had to transition from hybrid to distance learning at Lily Lake Elementary School. Then, hockey was canceled.

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We asked and readers responded with photos of animals they’ve adopted – Chicago Daily Herald

When we asked readers to share photos with us of pets they've adopted during the pandemic, we didn't expect 100 photos (and counting) to come pouring in. But that's what happened -- only going to prove what we've known for a long time.

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Why adopting a pet for the holidays isnt the best idea – WeAreGreenBay.com

APPLETON, Wis. (WFRV) While many of us have been cooped up inside this year, those who dont already have pets could be longing for a four-legged companion. If you are thinking about adopting a pet for the holidays, you may want to consider a few things first

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Josh Bergeron: Resolutions worth adopting in 2021 – Salisbury Post – Salisbury Post

New Years resolutions arent for everyone. A lot of people simply dont make them.

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Mizzou football should adopt consistent uniforms – Columbia Missourian

My Mizzou football wish for the new year is that the Tigers adopt a uniform for home and a uniform for away games and stick with them.

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Digital Payments and Fintech Adoption Surged in India during COVID, while Other Sectors Struggled to Maintain Operations – Crowdfund Insider

The Reserve Bank of Indias (RBI) focus and support for contactless payments and the entry of WhatsApp into the nations Fintech sector is expected to lead to an increase in digital transactions. Although most business sectors have struggled to maintain operations due to the COVID-19 pandemic, virtual payments and several other Fintech services experienced record levels of adoption this year, as many more consumers are shopping online. With growing concerns over the spread of the Coronavirus, many more Indian consumers now prefer to use their smartphones to complete payments instead of handling physical cash

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US Navy to adopt ‘more assertive posture’ against China and Russia – The Guardian

The Pentagon has warned that US maritime forces will become more forceful in responding to acts of aggression, expansionism, and breaches of international law, citing Beijing in particular, which has been criticised for expansionist ambitions in the South China Sea. A major new report signed by the heads of the US Marine Corps, Navy, and Coast Guard warned the rules-based international order is once again under assault, and the security environment had dramatically changed since 2015. The report said China and Russia were now determined rivals of the US, with China presenting the most pressing long-term strategic threat

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New research highlights challenges to adoption of zero trust framework – Security Magazine

New research highlights challenges to adoption of zero trust framework | 2020-12-15 | Security Magazine This website requires certain cookies to work and uses other cookies to help you have the best experience. By visiting this website, certain cookies have already been set, which you may delete and block

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Kristin Cavallari Supports BFF Justin Anderson After Adoption Reveal: You Are Pure Light and Love – Us Weekly

Always by his side. Kristin Cavallari sent best friend Justin Anderson heaps of love after his emotional adoption story made headlines. The 40-year-old Very Cavallari alum recently opened up about putting his son up for adoption more than 20 years ago and defended himself against trolls with a lengthy message on social media.

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