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BARCS Reminding People Of Temporary Virtual Adoption Policies Due To COVID-19 Pandemic – CBS Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WJZ) BARCS said Friday it wants to remind people of its temporary modifications to the pet adoption process that have been put into place due to the COVID-19 pandemic. BARCS is open to the public by appointment only for adoption and emergency intake.

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Pets of the Pandemic: Wisconsin shelters seeing historic adoption rates – WDJT

'); if(!WVM.IS_STREAMING){ $videoEl.append('' + '' + ''); } setTimeout(function(){ $('.mute-overlay').on('touchstart click', function(e){ if(e.handled === false) return; e.stopPropagation(); e.preventDefault(); e.handled = true; player.muted(false); //console.log("volumee " + WVM.activePlayer.volume()); $(this).hide(); $(this).css('display', 'none'); var currentTime = player.currentTime(); if(currentTime 0){ if(deviceName == 'desktop'){ WVM.VIDEO_TOP = $('#media-container-' + videoId).offset().top; }else{ WVM.VIDEO_TOP = $('#media-container-' + videoId).offset().top - $('.next-dropdown-accordion').height(); } if(deviceName == 'desktop'){ WVM.VIDEO_HEIGHT = $('#html5-video-' + videoId).outerHeight(); }else{ WVM.VIDEO_HEIGHT = $('#html5-video-' + videoId).outerHeight(); } WVM.CONTAINER_HEIGHT = $('#media-container-' + videoId).height(); //console.log("container height: " + WVM.CONTAINER_HEIGHT); $(window).on( "resize", function() { if(deviceName == 'desktop'){ WVM.VIDEO_TOP = $('#media-container-' + videoId).offset().top; }else{ WVM.VIDEO_TOP = $('#media-container-' + videoId).offset().top - $('.next-dropdown-accordion').height(); } if(deviceName == 'desktop'){ WVM.VIDEO_HEIGHT = $('#html5-video-' + videoId).outerHeight(); }else{ WVM.VIDEO_HEIGHT = $('#html5-video-' + videoId).outerHeight(); } WVM.CONTAINER_HEIGHT = $('#media-container-' + videoId).height(); console.log("container height: " + WVM.CONTAINER_HEIGHT); }); //console.log("VIDEOTOP: " + WVM.VIDEO_TOP); //console.log("VIDEOHEIGHT: " + WVM.VIDEO_HEIGHT); $(window).on( "scroll", function() { if(!WVM.IS_FLOATING){ if(deviceName == 'desktop'){ WVM.CONTAINER_HEIGHT = $('#media-container-' + videoId).height(); }else{ WVM.CONTAINER_HEIGHT = $('#media-container-' + videoId + " .hlsvideo-wrapper").height() + $('#media-container-' + videoId + " .now-playing-container").height(); } } //var top = $('#media-container-' + videoId).offset().top; var offset = WVM.VIDEO_TOP + (WVM.VIDEO_HEIGHT / 2); var offsetBack = WVM.VIDEO_TOP; var changed = false; //console.log("VIDEOTOP: " + WVM.VIDEO_TOP); //console.log("VIDEOHEIGHT: " + WVM.VIDEO_HEIGHT); //console.log("scrolltop " + $(window).scrollTop()); //only float if playing var isPlaying = WVM['player_state' + videoId]['IS_PLAYING'] || WVM['player_state' + videoId]['AD_IS_PLAYING']; if(isPlaying){ $('.vjs-loading-spinner').hide(); } if($(window).scrollTop() > offset && isPlaying && !WVM['player_state' + videoId]['CANCEL_FLOATING']){ $('#media-placeholder-' + videoId).height(WVM.CONTAINER_HEIGHT); $('#media-placeholder-' + videoId).css('display', 'block'); if(!WVM.IS_FLOATING){ changed = true; } WVM.IS_FLOATING = true; $('#media-container-' + videoId).addClass('floating-video'); //set right var sWidth = window.innerWidth || document.documentElement.clientWidth; var sHeight = window.innerHeight || document.documentElement.clientHeight; if(deviceName == 'desktop' || sWidth > 900){ var leftPos2 = $('aside').get(0).getBoundingClientRect().left; var leftPos = $('aside').offset().left ; $('#media-container-' + videoId).css('left', leftPos + "px"); var newWidth = Math.floor(sWidth / 3.5); $('#media-container-' + videoId).css('width', newWidth + "px"); } else{ $('#media-container-' + videoId).css('width', "100% !important"); $('#media-container-' + videoId + ' .now-playing-container').css('display', 'block'); $('#media-container-' + videoId + ' .next-dropdown-accordion').css('display', 'block'); } //floating-video $('#media-container-' + videoId + " " + '.page-carousel-wrapper').hide(); setTimeout(function(){ var hWrapper = $('.floating-video .hlsvideo-wrapper').height(); var npWidth = $('.floating-video .now-playing-container').height(); var ndWidth = $('.floating-video .next-dropdown-header').height() + 20; var scrollerHeight = sHeight - (hWrapper + npWidth + ndWidth); scrollerHeight = 180; //scrollerHeight = parseInt(scrollerHeight * 0.5); if(WVM.device_name == 'desktop'){ $('#media-container-' + videoId + " " + " .mobile-list-videos").height(scrollerHeight); } }, 100); }else if($(window).scrollTop() 0){ var container = document.querySelector('#page-carousel-' + fullVideoId); imagesLoaded( container, function() { var screenWidth = window.innerWidth || document.documentElement.clientWidth; if(screenWidth > 850){ WVM.IS_DESKTOP = true; $('#page-carousel-' + fullVideoId + ' .page-carousel-lg-slides').css('display', 'block'); WVM['player_settings' + fullVideoId].slider = $('#page-carousel-' + fullVideoId).bxSlider({ maxSlides: 4, minSlides: 4, slideWidth: 305, infiniteLoop: false, hideControlOnEnd: true, useCSS: true, pager: false, slideMargin: 15, moveSlides: 1, nextText: '', prevText: '' }); }else{ WVM.IS_DESKTOP = false; $('.page-carousel-wrapper').css('display', 'block'); } }); } }; WVM.setupToggleButton = function(fullVideoId, player){ if($('.nextplay-switch-' + fullVideoId).length > 0){ new DG.OnOffSwitchAuto({ cls:'.nextplay-switch-' + fullVideoId, height: 24, trackColorOn:'#F9F9F9', trackColorOff:'#222', textColorOn: '#222', textColorOff: '#222', textOn:'On', textOff:'Off', listener:function(name, checked){ var theVal = 1; if(!checked){ theVal = 0; } $.ajax({ url: '/ajax/update_autoplay_video/', data: { autoplay_on: theVal }, type: 'POST', dataType: 'json', success: function(data) { WVM['player_settings' + fullVideoId]['autoplay'] = checked; }, error : function(){ console.log("Error loading video"); } }); } }); } }; WVM.setupAccordionButton = function(fullVideoId){ var deviceName = 'desktop'; $('#next-dropdown-accordion-button-' + fullVideoId).on('click', function(){ if($(this).find('i').hasClass('fa-chevron-up')){ //hide $(this).find('i').removeClass('fa-chevron-up'); $(this).find('i').addClass('fa-chevron-down'); if(deviceName == "desktop" && !$('#media-container-' + fullVideoId).hasClass('floating-video')){ $('#media-container-' + fullVideoId + " " + '.page-carousel-wrapper').slideUp(); $('#media-container-' + fullVideoId + " " + '.mobile-list-wrapper').hide(); }else{ $('#media-container-' + fullVideoId + " " + '.mobile-list-wrapper').slideUp(); $('#media-container-' + fullVideoId + " " + '.page-carousel-wrapper').hide(); } var currVideoId = WVM['player_state' + fullVideoId]['VIDEO_ID']; var nextVideoId = WVM.getNextPlaylistIndex(currVideoId); //playerId, mediaId, fieldName var myTitle = WVM.getPlaylistData(fullVideoId, nextVideoId, 'noprefixtitle'); //alert("Getting title " + myTitle); $('#video-slider-nexttitle' + fullVideoId).css('display', 'inline'); $('#video-slider-nexttitle' + fullVideoId).html(myTitle); }else{ //expand $(this).find('i').addClass('fa-chevron-up'); $(this).find('i').removeClass('fa-chevron-down'); $('#media-container-' + fullVideoId + " " + '.mobile-list-wrapper').css('display', 'block'); if(deviceName == "desktop" && !$('#media-container-' + fullVideoId).hasClass('floating-video')){ $('#media-container-' + fullVideoId + " " + '.page-carousel-wrapper').css('display', 'block'); $('#media-container-' + fullVideoId + " " + '.page-carousel-wrapper').slideDown(); $('#media-container-' + fullVideoId + " " + '.mobile-list-wrapper').hide(); if(!WVM.player_state127420['CAROUSEL_INIT']){ WVM.setupCarousel(fullVideoId); } }else{ $('#media-container-' + fullVideoId + " " + '.mobile-list-wrapper').slideDown(); $('#media-container-' + fullVideoId + " " + '.page-carousel-wrapper').hide(); if(!$('#media-container-' + fullVideoId).hasClass('floating-video')){ if(!WVM.player_state127420['CAROUSEL_INIT']){ WVM.setupCarousel(fullVideoId); } } } $('#video-slider-nexttitle' + fullVideoId).css('display', 'none'); } }); var currVideoId = WVM['player_state' + fullVideoId]['VIDEO_ID']; //console.log("current Video " + currVideoId); var nextVideoId = WVM.getNextPlaylistIndex(currVideoId); var myTitle = WVM.getPlaylistData(fullVideoId, nextVideoId, 'noprefixtitle'); //console.log("setting title " + myTitle); $('#video-slider-nexttitle' + fullVideoId).css('display', 'inline'); $('#video-slider-nexttitle' + fullVideoId).html(myTitle); }; WVM.sendbeacon = function(action, nonInteraction, value, eventLabel) { var eventCategory = 'Video'; if (window.ga) { //console.log("sending action: " + action + " val: " + value + " label " + eventLabel); ga('send', 'event', { 'eventCategory': eventCategory, 'eventAction': action, 'eventLabel': eventLabel, 'eventValue': value, 'nonInteraction': nonInteraction }); } }; WVM.getNextPlaylistIndex = function(mediaId, returnArrayIndex){ var currId = null; if(mediaId == null){ return null; } for(var x =0; x 20){ if(fullDuration > 1 && ((fullDuration - fullCurrent) > 1) && !$('.vjs-loading-spinner').hasClass('badspinner')){ console.log("hiding spinner"); $('.vjs-loading-spinner').addClass('badspinner'); } } var duration_time = Math.floor(this.duration()); //this is a hack because the end video event is not firing... var current_time = Math.floor(this.currentTime()); if ( current_time > 0 && ( fullCurrent > = (fullDuration - 10) )){ var currId = playerState.VIDEO_ID; var newMediaId = WVM.getNextPlaylistIndex(currId); //if(playerSettings.autoplay_next && newMediaId){ if(newMediaId){ if('desktop' == "iphone" && playerState.AD_ERROR){ console.log("skipped timeupdate end"); }else{ WVM.load_video(newMediaId, true, playerState.ORIGINAL_ID); } } } if(!playerState.START_SENT){ WVM.sendbeacon('start', true, playerState.VIDEO_ID, playerState.VIDEO_TITLE); playerState.START_SENT = true; } var currentTime, duration, percent, percentPlayed, _i; currentTime = Math.round(this.currentTime()); duration = Math.round(this.duration()); percentPlayed = Math.round(currentTime / duration * 100); for (percent = _i = 0; _i = percent && __indexOf.call(playerState['PERCENTS_TRACKED'], percent) 0) { playerState['PERCENTS_TRACKED'].push(percent); } } } }); //player.off('ended'); player.on('ended', function(){ console.log("ended"); playerState.IS_PLAYING = false; WVM.sendbeacon("complete", true, playerState.VIDEO_ID, playerState.VIDEO_TITLE); var currId = playerState.VIDEO_ID; var newMediaId = WVM.getNextPlaylistIndex(currId); //if(playerSettings.autoplay_next && newMediaId){ if(newMediaId){ WVM.load_video(newMediaId, true, playerState.ORIGINAL_ID); }else{ console.log("Playlist complete (no more videos)"); } }); //player.off('adserror'); player.on('adserror', function(e){ //$('#ima-ad-container').remove(); WVM.lastAdRequest = new Date().getTime() / 1000; console.log(e); console.log("ads error"); var errMessage = e['data']['AdError']['l']; playerState.AD_IS_PLAYING = false; playerState.IS_PLAYING = false; // && errMessage == 'The VAST response document is empty.' if(!playerState.AD_ERROR){ var dTime = new Date().getTime(); WVM.firstPrerollTagUrl = WVM.getFirstPrerollUrl(); console.log("calling backup ad tag url: " + WVM.firstPrerollTagUrl); WVM.activePlayer.ima.changeAdTag(WVM.firstPrerollTagUrl + "?" + dTime); WVM.activePlayer.ima.requestAds(); //WVM.activePlayer.src({ // src: masterSrc, // type: 'video/mp4' //}); //WVM.firstPrerollTagUrl = ""; } playerState.AD_ERROR = true; }); //player.off('error'); player.on('error', function(event) { if (player.error().code === 4) { player.error(null); // clear out the old error player.options().sources.shift(); // drop the highest precedence source console.log("now doing src"); console.log(player.options().sources[0]); player.src(player.options().sources[0]); // retry return; } }); //player.off('volumechange'); player.on('volumechange', function(event) { console.log(event); var theHeight = $('#media-container-' + playerState.ORIGINAL_ID + ' .vjs-volume-level').css('height'); var cssVolume = 0; if(theHeight){ cssVolume = parseInt(theHeight.replace('%', '')); } var theVolume = player.volume(); if(theVolume > 0.0 || cssVolume > 0){ $('#media-container-' + playerState.ORIGINAL_ID + ' .mute-overlay').css('display', 'none'); }else{ $('#media-container-' + playerState.ORIGINAL_ID + ' .mute-overlay').css('display', 'block'); } }); WVM.reinitRawEvents(playerState.ORIGINAL_ID); setInterval(function(){ WVM.reinitRawEvents(playerState.ORIGINAL_ID); }, 2000); } if(!WVM.rawCompleteEvent){ WVM.rawCompleteEvent = function(e){ var playerState = WVM['player_state127420']; console.log("firing raw event due to all other events failing"); var currId = playerState.VIDEO_ID; var newMediaId = WVM.getNextPlaylistIndex(currId); //if(playerSettings.autoplay_next && newMediaId){ if(newMediaId){ WVM.load_video(newMediaId, true, playerState.ORIGINAL_ID); } }; } if(!WVM.rawTimeupdateEvent){ WVM.rawTimeupdateEvent = function(e){ var playerState = WVM['player_state127420']; var rawVideoElem = document.getElementById('html5-video-' + playerState['ORIGINAL_ID'] + '_html5_api'); var fullCurrent = rawVideoElem.currentTime * 1000; var fullDuration = rawVideoElem.duration * 1000; var current_time = Math.floor(rawVideoElem.currentTime); console.log("raw timeupdate: " + fullCurrent + " out of " + fullDuration); if ( current_time > 0 && ( fullCurrent > = (fullDuration - 50) )){ var currId = playerState.VIDEO_ID; var newMediaId = WVM.getNextPlaylistIndex(currId); if(newMediaId){ console.log("loading new video from rawtimeupdate"); WVM.load_video(newMediaId, true, playerState.ORIGINAL_ID); } } if(!$('.vjs-loading-spinner').hasClass('badspinner')){ $('.vjs-loading-spinner').addClass('badspinner') } }; } WVM.reinitRawEvents = function(playerId){ var playerState = WVM['player_state' + playerId]; var rawVideoElem = document.getElementById('html5-video-' + WVM['player_state' + playerId]['ORIGINAL_ID'] + '_html5_api'); //COMPLETE EENT if( WVM['player_state' + playerId].COMPLETE_EVENT){ rawVideoElem.removeEventListener('ended', WVM.rawCompleteEvent, false); } rawVideoElem.addEventListener('ended', WVM.rawCompleteEvent, false); //TIME UPDATE EVENT if( WVM['player_state' + playerId].TIMEUPDATE_EVENT){ rawVideoElem.removeEventListener('ended', WVM.rawTimeupdateEvent, false); } rawVideoElem.addEventListener('ended', WVM.rawTimeupdateEvent, false); WVM['player_state' + playerId].COMPLETE_EVENT = true; WVM['player_state' + playerId].TIMEUPDATE_EVENT = true; }; MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- A growing number of people are discovering how pets can provide comfort and relief during these challenging times. Area animal shelters are busy connecting pets of the pandemic with foster families and forever homes

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How to overcome AI and machine learning adoption barriers – Gigabit Magazine – Technology News, Magazine and Website

Matt Newton, Senior Portfolio Marketing Manager at AVEVA, on how to overcome adoption barriers for AI and machine learning in the manufacturing industry There has been a considerable amount of hype around Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) technologies in the last five or so years. So much so that AI has become somewhat of a buzzword full of ideas and promise, but something that is quite tricky to execute in practice.

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‘I’m Adopted. At 26 I Discovered My Birth Mother Lived 15 Minutes Away From Me’ – Newsweek

I grew up in the suburbs of Garland, Texas. We were just a regular, run-of-the-mill, middle class family with two kids, one dog and two parents. I was a quintessential American child of the '80s.

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‘Massive Adoption’ Conference Organizer Sued After Refund Delays – CoinDesk

The organizer of the canceled Massive Adoption crypto conference, which boasted a potential audience of 1,500, is being sued over allegations that ticket refunds are too slow. The putative class action lawsuit was filed Thursday in the U.S

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King cobra to leopard, heres what you can adopt under Bengaluru zoos animal adoption programme – Hindustan Times

The Bannerghatta Biological Park (BBP) has received an encouraging response to its animal adoption programme launched during the COVID-19-induced lockdown period, with dozens of wildlife conservation enthusiasts getting on board. Last week, 36 people adopted 43 animals and donated Rs 5.36 lakh, BBP Executive Director Vanashree Vipin Singh told PTI on Sunday

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For Bethesda couple, an adoption, a pandemic and an evacuation – BethesdaMagazine.com

Plus: Maryland courts set tentative reopening in June; The Universities at Shady Grove to hold virtual graduation celebration Bethesda Beat Staff | Published: 2020-05-08 01:41 For Bethesda couple, an adoption, a pandemic and an evacuation Just 20 hours after Seth and Meg Mosier of Bethesda arrived in India in March to pick up the girl they were adopting, the country sealed its borders. They ended up getting a ride back to the U.S

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You can still ‘Adopt-A-Garden’ in downtown Bangor to help beautify the city – NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ

BANGOR, Maine Even in the middle of a pandemic, the blooming flowers throughout downtown Bangor tell us spring is here. Returning for its seventh season, a project in downtown Bangor, Adopt-A-Garden, aims to keep the City of Bangor beautiful. "I like the concept of volunteers doing it and being out and about," Dori Karnis said

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Instead of abortion, women should shout adoption | Letters To Editor – Argus Press

In these uncertain times, I have watched with interest many of the political comments in The Argus. One extremely critical issue is missing for millions of voters who consider themselves pro-life. In the Democratic Party, there was not a single candidate not one that stood for the unborn or who was willing to go against the party platform that supports no restrictions on abortion

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No Changes to Trimmed Down FY 2021 Budget Proposal; Adoption Set for Next Week – Fairfax County Government NewsCenter

The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors approved the FY 2021 Budget Markup today, Tuesday, May 5.The board made no changes to the revised FY 2021 Budget County Executive Bryan Hill proposed in early April. The budget maintains the current Real Estate Tax rate of $1.15 per $100 of assessed value

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Adopted boy gives Janesville mom another blessing | Local News – Janesville Gazette

Six-year-old Levi Kingsley managed to give his mom 27 kisses during his first hour out of bed the other morning. There are days when the kisses are unstoppable, his mother, Gretchen Kingsley, said. She has so much to be thankful for this Mothers Day, with her new son, Levi, among the best reasons

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Ten Animals and Plants Around the World That You Can (Virtually) Adopt – Smithsonian.com

One of the positive developments that has come about during the COVID-19 pandemic is that more animals are being adopted than usual, in particular dogs and cats. However, plenty of other animals (and plants) around the worldmany of which are threatened or endangeredneed help, too. Here are ten species that are up for (virtual) adoption

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Water Treatment Equipment Sales Witness Surge in Adoption Through COVID-19 Crisis – Cole of Duty

A recent market study on the global Water Treatment Equipment market reveals that the global Water Treatment Equipment market is expected to reach a value of ~US$ XX by the end of 2029 growing at a CAGR of ~XX% during the forecast period (2019-2029). The Water Treatment Equipment market study includes a thorough analysis of the overall competitive landscape and the company profiles of leading market players involved in the global Water Treatment Equipment market

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Shuanghuanglian Capsule Sales Witness Surge in Adoption Through COVID-19 Crisis – Cole of Duty

The global Shuanghuanglian Capsule market study presents an all in all compilation of the historical, current and future outlook of the market as well as the factors responsible for such a growth. With SWOT analysis, the business study highlights the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats of each Shuanghuanglian Capsule market player in a comprehensive way.

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Latest innovative report on Digital Adoption Platform Software Market by 2026 with top key players like WalkMe, AppLearn, UserIQ, Appcues, Whatfix,…

Digital adoption platform (DAP) is a software layer integrated on top of another software application or website to guide users through tasks and functions. Digital adoption platforms aim to help returnees quickly learn how new users interact with websites or applications or learn new features

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Drywall & Building Plaster Sales Witness Surge in Adoption Through COVID-19 Crisis – Cole of Duty

Global Drywall & Building Plaster Market Analysis The recent report presented by MRRSE on the global Drywall & Building Plaster market is an in-depth analysis of the overall prospects of the Drywall & Building Plaster market in the upcoming years. The data collected from credible primary and secondary sources is accurately represented in the report backed up by relevant figures, graphs, and tables. The market study covers the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the growth prospects of the global Drywall & Building Plaster market

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I met Ziggy reporting on a story. Six weeks later I adopted her. – WZZM13.com

As a reporter, it's hard not to take your work home with you. It's easy to end a shift thinking about how the family you interviewed is doing or what's on the docket for tomorrow

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Adoption of Rotational Vestibular Chairs services Witnessing an Upsurge Amid Covid-19 Pandemic – Cole of Duty

The report on the Rotational Vestibular Chairs market provides a birds eye view of the current proceeding within the Rotational Vestibular Chairs market. Further, the report also takes into account the impact of the novel COVID-19 pandemic on the Rotational Vestibular Chairs market and offers a clear assessment of the projected market fluctuations during the forecast period. The different factors that are likely to impact the overall dynamics of the Rotational Vestibular Chairs market over the forecast period (2019-2029) including the current trends, growth opportunities, restraining factors, and more are discussed in detail in the market study.

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Avon To Begin Town Budget Adoption Process For The 2020-21 Fiscal Year – Patch.com

From the Town of Avon: May 6, 2020 Budget Adoption Process: The Board of Finance will hold a Budget Workshop with the Town Council and the Board of Education on Monday, May 11th at 7:00 p.m. During the Workshop, the Board of Finance will consider the adoption of a budget and the setting of a mill rate, in accordance with Executive Order 7I which, among other items, suspends in-person budget adoption requirements for municipalities, including Avon's Annual Town Meeting and Budget Referendum. The May 11th Budget Workshop follows the May 4th Board of Finance Special Meeting, during which the Town Council and Board of Education presented details of the proposed budget, including recent adjustments made in light of the COVID-19 pandemic

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Kingman Miner May 8 Adoption Spotlight: Alyssa and Ashley – Kdminer

Alyssa is a determined young lady who loves passionately and always wants the best for her and her sister. Ashley is loyal, loving and forgiving - believing everyone deserves a second chance. Alyssa dreams of becoming a photographer or an EMT

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COVID-19 Impact and Recovery Analysis | Biofuels Market 2020-2024 | Increased Adoption of Renewable Sources of Energy to Boost Growth | Technavio -…

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Technavio has been monitoring the biofuels market and it is poised to grow by USD 19.44 billion during 2020-2024, progressing at a CAGR of over 3% during the forecast period. The report offers an up-to-date analysis regarding the current market scenario, latest trends and drivers, and the overall market environment. Technavio suggests three forecast scenarios (optimistic, probable, and pessimistic) considering the impact of COVID-19

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Want to adopt a pet during the coronavirus? Here’s how it went for me – CT Insider

Well before COVID-19 came into view in Connecticut, 2020 wasnt treating me well.

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Adopted daughter brings joy to Franklin mom’s heart – williamsonherald.com

Amy Tavalin takes the definition of a busy, working mother to a whole new level. She is the director of Franklin Farmers Market, executive director of the Pick Tennessee Conference and helps her husband, Brandon, on their College Grove farm, Tavalin Tails. As if thats not enough to keep her busy, Tavalin also homeschools her 6-year-old son, Adam.

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Covid-19 accelerates the adoption of smart city tech to build resilience – SmartCitiesWorld

Cities are adjusting to the new reality following the impact of Covid-19 Drones, new types of surveillance, digital twins and real-time dashboards are among the technologies that have emerged in new use cases by cities during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Report shows Kentucky gains on NAEP reversed after adoption of Common Core – The – Bluegrass Institute

Kentucky is a focal state in a new report by Theodor Rebarber, The Common Core Debacle, Results from 2019 NAEP and Other Sources, which has just been released by the Bluegrass Institutes counterpart organization in Massachusetts, the Pioneer Institute. The report shows in general how education went South across the nation after the Common Core State Standards came along and how Kentucky shared that downward trend. This set of graphs comes from the Kentucky section of the new report.

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