Indiana Pork Donates Ground Pork Meals to Feeding Indiana’s Hungry

first_img Indiana Pork Donates Ground Pork Meals to Feeding Indiana’s Hungry Home Indiana Agriculture News Indiana Pork Donates Ground Pork Meals to Feeding Indiana’s Hungry Facebook Twitter Previous articlePrairie Farms Dairy, Swiss Valley Farms Announce Merger AgreementNext article3 Hoosier Corn Growers are Yield Content Winners Gary Truitt By Gary Truitt – Dec 19, 2016 SHARE Facebook Twitter Indiana Pork is partnering with Feeding Indiana’s Hungry (FIsH), Indiana’s State Association of Food Banks, to donate 3,300 pounds of ground pork to be distributed to food banks across the state.   “We are grateful for the generosity of Indiana’s Pork producers and their commitment to providing Hoosiers at risk of hunger with Indiana raised pork.  Donating ground pork to our food banks helps clients eat healthier and access a nutritious protein source that is often difficult for them to afford,” said Emily Weikert Bryant, executive director of Feeding Indiana’s Hungry.The pork donation was made possible in part from a grant received from the Indiana State Department of Agriculture (ISDA).  ISDA awarded Indiana Pork a grant to promote the Indiana Pork tents at the 2016 Indiana State Fair.  For each pork meal upgrade purchased, Indiana Pork donated one ground pork meal to FIsH.  Fairgoers showed their love of the Indiana Pork tents during the State Fair and helped make it possible for Indiana’s 3,000 family-owned hog farms to donate 3,300 pounds of ground pork, feeding an estimated 13,173 Hoosiers.“The entire year, but especially during the Christmas season, Hoosiers are compassionate to the hunger issue around the state.  Indiana’s hog farmers feel privileged to help provide to those around the state who may be struggling a bit this holiday,” said Jeanette Merritt, director of checkoff programs at Indiana Pork.Feeding Indiana’s Hungry was created to maximize public-private partnerships that link hunger service providers, food producers, and processors from around the state  The partnerships enable food and funding resources to be more effectively identified and coordinated to better serve Hoosiers in need.  Learn more at  https://feedingindianashungry.org/ SHARElast_img read more

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Students travel to Arlington for Taylor Swift’s 1989 World Tour

first_imgFacebook Shelby Arnoldhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/shelby-arnold/ Many TCU students watched the Taylor Swift concert Saturday in Arlington. The Bottom brings back karaoke Thursdays and improves security Linkedin Twitter Shelby Arnold Previous articleStudents react to Fort Worth police no longer giving warnings at partiesNext articleeCollege to be replaced with new online system Shelby Arnold RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter Shelby Arnoldhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/shelby-arnold/ Facebook ReddIt Shelby Arnoldhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/shelby-arnold/ Fort Worth’s first community fridge program helps serve vulnerable neighborhoods TCU students travel to Austin for ACL Shelby is a junior at TCU majoring in journalism with a business minor. She covers crime and public safety for TCU 360. ReddIt Shelby Arnoldhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/shelby-arnold/ + posts Library expansion causes change in security measures Linkedin Disruptive behavior at bus loadings causes increase in alcohol violations printMany TCU students attended the Taylor Swift 1989 World Tour concert at AT&T Stadium in Arlington Saturday night.Students who attended said it was one of the best concerts they have ever seen.“The concert was incredible,” Jess Walker, a junior business and geology major, said. “They had massive mega-screens that made it easy for everyone to see Taylor and everyone had light up wristbands that glowed and sparkled which made the crowd feel in touch with the music.”Sam Hudson, a junior business major, said these wristbands lit up to the beat of the songs and made the crowd come to life.Swift’s concerts have included special guests Vance Joy and Shawn Mendes. On Saturday, she surprised the audience with an extra guest, Ellie Goulding.“My favorite part of the concert was when she brought out Ellie Goulding,” Hudson said. “They sang ‘Love Me Like You Do,’ and it was awesome.”Students who attended said they have been Taylor Swift fans for a long time.“Ever since I heard ‘Love Story’ in eighth-grade I’ve been a fan,” junior political science major Clay Meenan said.“I’ve been a T-Swizzle fan forever,” junior economics major Tucker Seals said. “‘Our Song’ is the best. I jam out to her daily.”Last night’s audience included men and women of all ages who are Taylor Swift fans.“Being a male made it better,” Seals said. “Seeing her in person was just the best. We all sang along to every song and had a great time.”Taylor Swift is a seven-time Grammy winner and the only artist to have an album hit the one million first-week sales figure three times.“Every song Taylor sang was a hit, which made the concert all the more entertaining, and her outfits were incredible,” Walker said.Several students who attended said they would definitely attend another Taylor swift concert in the future.“I would attend every Taylor Swift concert if I could,” Seals said.“She was just an incredible performer,” Hudson said.Four TCU students attended Taylor Swift’s concert Saturday night in Arlington. ‘Liters for Life’ student campaign raises funds for global water crisis TCU social work majors go into the field to help support Fort Worth’s homelesslast_img read more

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Blanket Coverage Podcast – Episode 110 (West Coast Miracle, LJ running wild, Zags/Mavs looking good)

first_imgReddIt 2020/21 NFL Exit Interviews – NFC East Fort Worth’s first community fridge program helps serve vulnerable neighborhoods Facebook Jack Wallacehttps://www.tcu360.com/author/jack-wallace/ 2020/21 NFL Exit Interviews – NFC West TAGSBasketballcbbcfbfootballnbancaaNFLTCU Basketball Jack is a junior journalism major and studio art minor from Atlanta, Georgia. He enjoys everything sports and co-runs the Blanket Coverage podcast as well as photographs for TCU360. 2021 NFL Mock Draft (Part 1) Special Twitter Jack Wallacehttps://www.tcu360.com/author/jack-wallace/ printJack and Noah look over Week 15 of NFL action, including the Falcon’s miracle win over the 49ers, a huge Titans loss to the Texans, and a Rams thumping by the Cowboys. In hoops talk, we look at the Mavs ending the Buck’s win streak (without Luka), and more excellent Gonzaga basketball. We also touch on some more big upsets, like Minnesota ending No. 3 Ohio State’s perfect season. Jack Wallacehttps://www.tcu360.com/author/jack-wallace/ + posts Linkedin ReddIt Jack Wallace Facebook 2020/21 NFL Exit Interviews – NFC West Twitter Jack Wallacehttps://www.tcu360.com/author/jack-wallace/ Previous articleBlanket Coverage Podcast – Episode 109 (Battle in the Bayou, Chiefs dub, Army/Navy Preview)Next articleTCU fined, put on probation by NCAA for paying student-athletes for work they didn’t complete Jack Wallace RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR TCU News Now 4/28/2021 2021 NFL Mock Draft (Part 1) Special Linkedinlast_img read more

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Sadness for Harry

first_imgLimerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live WhatsApp Twitter Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live Advertisement Previous articleGovernment will stay strong on law and orderNext articleBook sun holidays early to avoid disappointment Bernie Englishhttp://www.limerickpost.ieBernie English has been working as a journalist in national and local media for more than thirty years. She worked as a staff journalist with the Irish Press and Evening Press before moving to Clare. She has worked as a freelance for all of the national newspaper titles and a staff journalist in Limerick, helping to launch the Limerick edition of The Evening Echo. Bernie was involved in the launch of The Clare People where she was responsible for business and industry news. Linkedin Email Billy Lee names strong Limerick side to take on Wicklow in crucial Division 3 clashcenter_img WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads Facebook TAGSHarry Murnanelimerick NewsSadness for HarryBy Bernie English – February 16, 2016 1202 RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Print LIMERICK city is united in grief with a well-known and respected business family on the sudden death of family member, Harry Murnane.Mr Murnane  (MBA) was the son of Jeanne Higgins and the nephew of Liam Higgins , who is the current proprietor of Billy Higgins of Sarsfield Street and Dromoland, a family business in the heart of the city for more than fifty years.He is predeceased by his father, John and survived by his mother, Jeanne (nee Higgins)  brother Johnny, sister in law Carine , nephew Liam, cousins and great friends William and Vivyan and god children, Callie, Dave and Trish.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up The late Mr Murnane is reposing at Thompson’s funeral home this Thursday, February 18 from 6pm with removal at 7.30pm. Requiem Mass will be at St Munchin’s  church at Clancy Strand on Friday February 19 at noon with burial afterwards in Mount St Oliver cemetery.Family flowers only with donations in lieu to Harrys Birthday Challenge project for Make a Wish foundation or Milford Care centre. Limerick Artist ‘Willzee’ releases new Music Video – “A Dream of Peace” last_img read more

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Best Housing Bets for Vets

first_img 2018-06-13 Alison Rich The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Alison Rich has a long-time tenure in the writing and editing realm, touting an impressive body of work that has been featured in local and national consumer and trade publications spanning industries and audiences. She has worked for DS News and MReport magazines—both in print and online—since they launched. Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago June 13, 2018 1,271 Views Best Housing Bets for Vets Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Previous: National Mortgage Servicing Association Petitions FCC on TCPA Regs Next: Rental Investment: Teaming to Benefit the Bottom Line Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Share Save Related Articles Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Sign up for DS News Daily The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago  Print This Post About Author: Alison Rich Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Home / Daily Dose / Best Housing Bets for Vets Veterans gearing up to grab a nicely priced home might want to set their sights on Virginia Beach, Virginia, according to a recent Redfin report, which identified the most affordable U.S. metros for that cohort. In Virginia Beach, 38.1 percent of for-sale houses fall into the affordable category. Memphis marches in next at 36.3 percent, Indianapolis stakes out position No. 3 at 26 percent, and Louisville, Kentucky, nets the fourth most-affordable post with 25.3 percent of marketed abodes there at prices that are viable for vets, Redfin says.Sunny news aside, the study also uncovered a sobering statistic. Of the 600,000-plus residential properties currently listed for sale in the nation’s most populated metropolitan areas, a mere 8.9 percent are affordable for someone earning the local median veteran income. That’s down from 27.4 percent in 2012, the company reports. Since then, house prices have swelled by 55.3 percent in those metros. Veterans’ median incomes, by stark contrast, have grown by a scant 1.6 percent from 2012 to 2016. All of the analyzed markets posted a drop in their share of listings affordable to veterans in the past six years, Redfin notes.By the way, the least affordable market on Redfin’s list: San Jose, California, followed by Los Angeles, San Francisco, Denver, and Phoenix.As for female veterans, the housing situation is even more challenging for them, with just 6.2 percent of currently listed residences across the 45 metros selling at prices they can afford, compared to 9.1 percent for male vets.Historically, the affordability of VA loans has been a primary reason why the homeownership rate among vets has been higher than for the general populace, says Redfin Chief Economist Nela Richardson. That trend, however, might be doing an about-face, she notes.  “Homeownership among active-duty military declined significantly during the housing crisis and remains at historic lows. Veteran homebuyers are battling affordability as the fast pace, high prices, and low inventory in today’s market make it hard to compete with all-cash buyers,” Richardson said. “U.S. housing policy should continue to ensure that the people who serve our country also have the opportunity to invest in our country through homeownership.” in Daily Dose, Featured, Journal, Market Studies, News Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago Subscribelast_img read more

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New-Home Construction in Areas at Risk of Wildfire

first_imgSubscribe  Print This Post Previous: Former Fannie Mae CEO James Johnson Dies at 76 Next: FHFA’s Calabria on Loan Extensions and New GSE Rule New-Home Construction in Areas at Risk of Wildfire October 19, 2020 2,596 Views Christina Hughes Babb is a reporter for DS News and MReport. A graduate of Southern Methodist University, she has been a reporter, editor, and publisher in the Dallas area for more than 15 years. During her 10 years at Advocate Media and Dallas Magazine, she published thousands of articles covering local politics, real estate, development, crime, the arts, entertainment, and human interest, among other topics. She has won two national Mayborn School of Journalism Ten Spurs awards for nonfiction, and has penned pieces for Texas Monthly, Salon.com, Dallas Observer, Edible, and the Dallas Morning News, among others. The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Sign up for DS News Daily Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Related Articles in Daily Dose, Featured, News About Author: Christina Hughes Babb Home / Daily Dose / New-Home Construction in Areas at Risk of Wildfire 2020-10-19 Christina Hughes Babb Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Share Save Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago According to data related to wildfires, new homes continue to be constructed in high risk areas. Cape Analytics used artificial intelligence to analyze wide swaths of geospatial imagery to help insurers and other companies better understand properties and property risk, the company reported.”We wanted to explore exactly how much sprawl there has been in the West’s high-risk fire zones. From the standpoint of insurance and danger to human life, these homes and adjacent communities are especially risky,” Cape Analytics reported. “Quantifying the risk can help homeowners and agencies … take more proactive and focused measures to protect lives and property.”California leads the West when it comes to the most builds in high-risk areas, Cape Analytics reported.”Given that California is the most populous state in the country, we can expect a lot of new construction. When adjusting for population size, Utah leads the West by a significant margin in building homes in places with high fire risks.”Here are some of the numbers they uncovered—number of new homes built in the last decade in high-risk states:Oregon 216Montana 327Washington 489Idaho 690Nevada 1,065Arizona 1,273Colorado 1,956Utah 6,144California 10,222In its study, the company also accounted for the “size question.””We’ve adjusted by population, to see where states are building more homes in wildfire zones at the highest per capita rate (per 100,000 residents). After adjusting for population size, it becomesclear that Utah has the most home building activity in high fire risk zones in the West.” The per capita numbers are broken down here.To break it down even further, Cape Analytics looked at the cities with the most new homes built in high wildfire risk zones.Below, see cities in the analysis with highest number of new builds in fire zones:El Dorado Hills, California  1,415St. George, Utah 1,092Lake Elsinore, California 855San Bernadino, California 778Hurricane, Utah 670Murrieta, California 591Menifee, California 572Temecula, California 544Washington, Utah 511Eagle Mountain, Utah 473The rest of the study, along with methodology and further information can be found here in the complete document. Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 1 day ago Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 1 day ago Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days agolast_img read more

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Transactions fall across England and Wales

first_imgHome » News » Housing Market » Transactions fall across England and Wales previous nextHousing MarketTransactions fall across England and WalesThe average price of a home in England and Wales fell by 0.8% in March, according to the Land Registry.PROPERTYdrum6th May 20150530 Views The number of residential property transactions in the three months to January fell by 18 per cent at an average of 71,090 a month compared to the corresponding period a year earlier, the latest figures from the Land Registry show.The data also reveals that the average price of a home in England and Wales dropped by 0.8 per cent in March, following several months of slowing activity.The figures, which are based on sold prices, put the average price of a property at £178,007, 5.3 per cent higher than in March last year.The month-on-month decline in property prices reflects the fact that inquiries from prospective homebuyers has fallen in recent months, while mortgage lending has dropped.Despite the overall decline in prices, two regions, London and the south east of England, did record month-on-month price increases of 0.8 and 0.2 per cent respectively. In contrast, the north east of England witnessed a 4 per cent fall.On an annual basis, double digit price increases continued to be recorded in London and the south east, but growth was far more modest in other regions, while in the north east prices fell by 2.9 per cent year-on-year.The highest property prices were recorded in London, at an average price of £462,799, while in the north east, homes changed hands for an average of £97,444.Adrian Gill (left), Director of Your Move and Reeds Rains estate agents, commented, “Pre-election nerves have anchored house price rises temporarily. London and the South East are the only regions where property values continued to make headway in March, but growth hasn’t washed up on an annual basis and the flow of housing market activity should cast off again once the votes are counted. Cheaper mortgage rates and schemes like the Help to Buy ISA are already in place to ensure the market has the wind in its sails by the summer.”First-time buyers are a popular focus for political parties, and as the Election approaches there have been last-minute pledges to raise the stamp duty threshold, but Gill has accused politicians of ultimately “playing smoke and mirrors” with these promises.He continued, “Behind it all, there is a void of available homes for people to buy. Inciting further demand at the lower rungs at the ladder – without injecting any extra stock into the market at the same time – is only going to cause a traffic jam, and accelerate prices in the meantime.”house prices Land Registry residential property transactions May 6, 2015The NegotiatorWhat’s your opinion? Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.Please note: This is a site for professional discussion. Comments will carry your full name and company.This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.Related articles BREAKING: Evictions paperwork must now include ‘breathing space’ scheme details30th April 2021 City dwellers most satisfied with where they live30th April 2021 Hong Kong remains most expensive city to rent with London in 4th place30th April 2021last_img read more

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US Navy MDSU 2 Divers Recover Sunken Patrol Boat

first_img View post tag: Navy View post tag: 2 Back to overview,Home naval-today US Navy MDSU 2 Divers Recover Sunken Patrol Boat View post tag: MDSU U.S. Navy Divers from Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit (MDSU) 2 and contracted salvage personnel successfully raised and returned to shore a sunken patrol boat (PB 502), April 18.Coastal Riverine Squadron (CRS) 10, a Navy Reserve unit based in Jacksonville, Fla., was conducting a routine training event sailing from Jacksonville to Charleston when one of their patrol boats transiting into Charleston Harbor ran aground on a jetty on the south side on the channel entrance at 9:41 p.m., April 13. “Salvage operations like this are quite common, we train to respond to all types of incidents from planes going down to boats sinking and each one brings up its own unique challenges,” said Chief Warrant Officer John Sullivan, MDSU2 operations officer-in-charge of the salvage operation.The 34-foot patrol boat was surfaced Thursday morning by Navy Divers from approximately 20 feet of water and was towed to shore by a contracted salvage company.The 8-person Mobile Diving and Salvage (MDS) Company, MDS Co. 2-4 based in Virginia Beach, Va., arrived in Charleston Tuesday and worked with local Coast Guard and maritime officials to determine how to safely recover the submerged vessel by using another similar patrol boat ashore as a model.MDSU2 Divers then performed a site survey to determine the extent of damage to the vessel. On Wednesday and Thursday Divers installed lift points, placed belly bands on the submerged vessel prior to rigging for lift and recovery, and attached salvage lift bags capable of lifting 22,000 pounds. Once secured, the vessel was carefully brought to the surface Thursday morning by the lift bags and checked for stability. “I thought my team did outstanding. This is what we train for,” said Sullivan. “We developed a plan. We executed it, and I thought my team did outstanding.”PB 502 was then towed to the U.S. Coast Guard Station at Tradd Street.Coastal Riverine Group (CRG) 2 is conducting a thorough investigation into the cause of the incident.MDSU 2 is homeported at Joint Expeditionary Base, Little Creek-Ft. Story in Virginia Beach, Va. and has successfully conducted salvage operations to support TWA Flight 800, Swiss Air Flight 111, the space shuttles Challenger and Columbia, the I-35W Mississippi River bridge collapse in Minnesota, the Civil War ironclad USS Monitor, and recovery of a downed F-16 Fighting Falcon off the coast of Italy.[mappress]Naval Today Staff, April 19, 2013 View post tag: Naval View post tag: DIVERS US Navy MDSU 2 Divers Recover Sunken Patrol Boat April 19, 2013 View post tag: recover View post tag: Patrol View post tag: News by topic View post tag: usa View post tag: Boat View post tag: US View post tag: Sunken Share this articlelast_img read more

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Don’t Quit Your Night Job Revived at 54 Below

first_img Performers expected to appear in Don’t Quit Your Night Job include Derrick Baskin,Tony nominee John Ellison Conlee, Lilla Crawford, Lea DeLaria, Alexander Gemignani, Jason Kravits, Tony nominated composer-lyricists Benji Pasek and Justin Paul, Ephraim Sykes, Tony nominee Mary Testa (Disaster!) and Tony Danza.  Don’t Quit Your Night Job lives! The cult hit show, described as a “late night happening of comedy, music and offbeat performances where Broadway and improv meet…and make out!,” returns to New York at 54 Below on January 16. The performance will star creators Steve Rosen, Sarah Saltzberg and Dan Lipton, with a special cameo from original co-creator David Rossmer. The variety show began in 2006 as a one-off benefit at Joe’s Pub, which grew into ten sold-out months. A commercial off-Broadway production followed in 2007 and it has subsequently played successful runs at the Zipper Factory, Julia Miles Theater and Le Poisson Rouge.center_img View Commentslast_img read more

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GO OUTSIDE BEFORE IT IS TOO LATE

first_imgRecently, I have had family from Florida come visit my husband and me here in the Blue Ridge Mountains.In August, we made my twin brother and his girlfriend go to our favorite overlook for a quick but scenic Sunday morning hike.As we approached the overlook we realized the entire ridge-line was covered in thick clouds. Within moments of reaching the top however, the clouds cleared and we had an amazing view of the valley below.Last week, we took my Dad on the exact same hike. Red and yellow leaves dropped on the trail before us as a light breeze kept many leaves in flight.We recalled a trip my family took when I was a child to Skyline Drive in the Shenandoah Mountains with my Dad’s parents. Picnic, small kids, bright and beautiful fall day, a bear cub, family… and even now, 20 some years later, we recall the majesty of it all.This weekend will be peak foliage for most of the Blue Ridge near my home in Roanoke. Although the higher elevations may have lost their luster, many valleys will be bright and bold with color.And my question on a  Friday morning, to all of us, is what are you going to do this weekend? Are you going to stay in and watch football on TV? Maybe clean the house (my usual Saturday activity) or are you going to create new memories worth talking about in 20 years?Fall is such a special reminder that life does not always stay the same. Sometimes it is dark and cold, and other days are bright and brilliant. This weekend will be the later and I don’t want any to miss the opportunity to enjoy it, explore it, or be filled by it.So here is my short but simple Fall weekend bucket list. Please listen to someone who knows. Cleaning can wait. You can tape that football game. You can visit the mall later. But if you waste this special season on the ordinary, you will regret it. So I hope to see you outside, before it is too late and winter removes the color for another year.Outdoor Yoga class Run a 4 mile race in the darkVisit people you love outside and create new memoriesGo on a Ghost TourSpend the day at a pumpkin festivalBuild a bonfire in your back yard and have friends overGo for a bike ride down by the riverPack a picnic and enjoy the Blue Ridge Parkway  Dust off your Mountain bike and find a local trailPick apples and make apple butter for the first timeCollect leaves with a small child and name them – Maple, Oak, etc.Turn off your computer, turn your phone on vibrate, and enjoy this special season. Perhaps this weekend will be one worth talking about in 20 years.last_img read more

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