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Governor Wolf Appoints Obra Kernodle to Gaming Control Board

first_imgGovernor Wolf Appoints Obra Kernodle to Gaming Control Board November 27, 2017 Press Release Harrisburg, PA – Governor Wolf announced today that Obra Kernodle has been appointed to the Gaming Control Board. Obra most recently served as Deputy Chief of Staff in the Governor’s Office.“Obra has been an important voice in my administration for improving the lives of all Pennsylvanians and I know he will bring the same dedication and commitment to the Gaming Control Board,” Governor Wolf said.Most recently, before his appointment as a member of Governor Wolf’s senior staff, Obra was a senior advisor for Governor-elect Tom Wolf’s transition team.Prior to joining the Wolf for Governor Campaign, Obra worked in Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter’s Administration as Deputy of Legislative Affairs, helping to coordinate the city’s Actual Value Initiative. In 2012, Obra was part of President Obama’s reelection effort as the Pennsylvania Southeast Political Director. Obra currently sits on the boards of Visit Philly and Welcome America.Born and raised in Philadelphia, Kernodle is a graduate of Roman Catholic High School. He obtained his Bachelor of Arts in Education from Florida A&M University in 2002.center_img SHARE Email Facebook Twitterlast_img read more

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City meets suburbia in the eastern suburbs

first_imgAn easterly orientation ensure the home catches plenty of natural light.“We spend the most amount of time out on the deck. It’s a really good size, close to the kitchen. Once the afternoon sun comes in — especially with winter at the moment — all afternoon we’re pretty much sitting out there,” Ms Green said. 440 Bennetts Road, Norman Park Brisbane is in a quiet and convenient location.Ms Green wasn’t afraid of a little hard work either. She said a previous owner’s renovation attempt was short of the mark.“It looked like they’d done a renovation in the 1990s just from the colours and some of the design choices and they hadn’t maintained it,” she said.The next owner will get to enjoy Ms Green’s handiwork with a stylish kitchen and bathroom, new paint job, polished timber floors and high-end fittings. The hard work has been done.More from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this home2 hours agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor2 hours ago Kirra Green is auctioning her home in Norman Park. Photo: Annette DewWHEN Kirra Green looked for a new home in 2015, location was top of her list.“I want something that felt like I could be in the city in a few minutes, but also something that felt a little bit suburban, peaceful and quiet as well.”She found it at 440 Bennetts Rd, Norman Park — a three-bedroom, two-bathroom cottage on a 407sq m block in one of Brisbane’s most desirable eastern suburbs.center_img The owner’s tasteful approach should ensure plenty of auction interest.“Down the track there’s the option to raise it too — it’s all concreted underneath — it’s got side access as well and there’s room for a pool,” Ms Green said.Ms Green and her partner have enjoyed spending time in rooms with great natural light and orientation.“I really do like the lounge room that has the sunroom come off it.“We get really great morning light because we’re east facing. Right now the front bedroom and the sunroom are all lit up — it’s really bright and it’s a good start to the morning,” she said. The back deck the perfect spot for seeing out the afternoon.She said the location had been perfect with convenient access to community facilities such as Balmoral Park and the Oxford Street cafe strip.“That whole precinct was a real surprise with everything that’s there,” Ms Green said.“I was talking to my mum on the phone and I was walking after work down to the park and mum was like, ‘What are you doing walking at night?’ and I said, ‘Mum, there are hundreds of people out. It’s summer. It’s still 27 degrees and everybody’s outside walking with their kids and dogs.’ It’s just a really nice community that was a real surprise.”“We are going to miss this area,” she said.The home will be auctioned on site Sat 5th August at 10:00am by Place Bulimba.Follow Kieran Clair on Twitter on @kieranclairlast_img read more

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Softball: Chloe Miller is making her senior year one to remember

first_img“My catcher Chloe Miller really helps to keep me in the game and keep me focused on the next thing,” said Menz.With two RBIs off a homer in the fifth inning that Sunday, Miller moved moved to third all-time in runs scored by a Badger, and is one homer away from tying that school record.Miller’s career at Wisconsin has been truly one to enjoy. Her improvement over the years has been astounding and her consistency at the plate this season has been truly remarkable.She will look to continue her success as the Badgers finish out the season and fight for a Big Ten Championship. Everyone knew going into the year that senior utility player Chloe Miller was going to put up big numbers in her final year at the University of Wisconsin. But they did not expect those numbers would be this big.She began her illustrious career her freshman season, putting up monster numbers. Her .612 slugging percentage and 1.034 on base plus slugging was a for UW freshman. She tied the UW softball record for most home runs in a season with 12, and recorded 37 RBIs. It was one of the most dominant seasons by a Wisconsin freshman ever, and she has done nothing but improve from there.Though her power numbers dropped her sophomore year, she made up for it with her hitting consistency. She improved her batting average to .349 and got on base 47 percent of the time. Leading the Badgers in doubles, RBIs and hit by pitches, she took a larger role in the Badgers offense while becoming one of the team’s premier hitters.Miller again improved her batting average her junior year, and earned NFCA Great Lakes All Region second team honors. She tied the school record with 59 runs batted in and was one of the Big Ten’s Distinguished Scholar award winners. Her consistency at the plate and in the classroom throughout her first few years made her the centerpiece of Wisconsin’s offense.Softball: Badgers looking to steal Purdue series on the roadIt’s that time of the season. Games are becoming fewer and thoughts of postseason are entering the minds of players, Read…In her senior season, Miller is going out with a bang. She currently leads the team or is tied for the lead in batting average, slugging percentage, on base percentage, runs scored, hits, doubles, triples, home runs and runs batted in. Her quick swing and power at the plate has made her the Badgers most lethal hitter.Throughout the first half of the season, Miller not only established herself as the best hitter on the team, but she also as one of the most dynamic and consistent hitters in the nation. She leads the Big Ten in batting average and slugging percentage.Miller’s .480 average is fifth-best in the nation, and if the year were to end now she would finish fourth all-time in the Big Ten for batting average. Her slugging percentage of .902 places her at sixth in the nation. Her dominance at the plate has carried a Wisconsin team that has averages more than six runs a game.Though she has been a valuable asset at the plate for the Badgers, it is behind the plate where she truly makes a difference. At catcher, she has thrown out five of 11 opponents attempting to steal a base.Men’s basketball: Jordan Hill to leave Wisconsin following May 2017 graduationUniversity of Wisconsin men’s basketball junior guard Jordan Hill has decided he will not be returning to Madison for his Read…After the win against Iowa April 9, star pitcher Kaitlyn Menz said it was Miller who helped her keep her mindset during high-stress moments.last_img read more

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bwin forms bespoke content partnership with the Press Association

first_imgInternational news publisher, the Press Association (PA) has been selected by European sports betting operator bwin (GVC Holdings subsidiary) as its news and content provider throughout its multiple product verticals.GVC management has approved PA journalist teams to provide exclusive content for its bwin sports betting asset. The content-led partnership aims to provide bwin with a further point of differentiation in a saturated marketplace.Among the content supplied to bwin will be text and video stories comprising match previews, stats-based articles and quizzes. Stories will mainly relate to Premier League football, though data from major European leagues will also be incorporated where relevant.Jay Dossetter, Head of Media Relations at GVC said, “Providing great content to our customers is a key part of our offer. We are delighted to be working with PA, one of the most respected names in the business, to create quality, thought-provoking content.”bwin marketing revealed that the new content partnership came into effect this November. To sample the stories and graphics created by PA, visit https://sports.bwin.com/en/news/. Ashley Broadley, Sports Editor at PA, welcomed bwin as new partners, “This new partnership combines PA’s fantastic reputation for high quality, trustworthy content with bwin’s passionate betting community. Betting content is a rapidly growing area for PA, and I’m pleased to see our specialist data, graphics and editorial teams working collaboratively with bwin to create compelling content for the site’s subscribers.” StumbleUpon GVC hires ‘comms pro’ Tessa Curtis to re-energise media profile  August 25, 2020 Jason Ader – No Boogeyman… Activism will play a vital part in reshaping gambling August 20, 2020 Submit Share Related Articles GVC absorbs retail shocks as business recalibrates for critical H2 trading August 13, 2020 Sharelast_img read more

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