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2022 midterms: Pennsylvania, North Carolina test Trump’s pull | Politics News
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2022 midterms: Pennsylvania, North Carolina test Trump’s pull | Politics News

Primary elections for Republican congressional candidates in the United States on Tuesday are posing a strong test of former President Donald Trump’s continuing political influence. Trump’s choices for two US Senate seats are facing the judgment of voters in preliminary contests in Pennsylvania and North Carolina. A handful of candidates backed by Trump for other offices are poised for wins in Kentucky, Oregon, and Idaho. Winners of Tuesday’s primaries will go on to campaign against Democratic candidates in the November midterm elections that will determine which party controls Congress, as well as governorships in many states. Trump has endorsed more than 150 candidates in Republican primary contests as he tries to assume the role of kingmaker. Last week, Trump’s support helped author JD ...
Jail commissary is service, business | News
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Jail commissary is service, business | News

Jails in Kentucky are required by law to provide 2,400 calories in meals every day to inmates. There’s no law requiring jails to provide additional commissary services.Daviess County Jailer Art Maglinger said the jail has a commissary because state law allows a portion of commissary revenue to be used for security improvements, tools for work crews and some recreational purposes, such as paying the jail’s cable TV bill. Having a commissary also helps control inmate behavior, somewhat.Kellwell Commissary Services sets the prices, Maglinger said.“I do have an interest in keeping the prices low,” Maglinger said in an interview ...
Tampa gym offers electro muscle stimulation workout technology
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Tampa gym offers electro muscle stimulation workout technology

New workout trend reaches Tampa Josh Cascio reports TAMPA, Fla. - A Tampa gym claims it has new technology that can condense a full-body workout into just 20 minutes.  Mireille Fernandez loves to exercise and recently decided to try a new fitness routine called EMS or electro muscle stimulation.  "After that one session, I can see it in my physique and I feel more energy," Fernandez said.  Tummo Studios inside Tampa's Powerhouse Gym recently started offering the technology. It claims to be able to condense hours’ worth of working out into just 20 minutes. "The way this suit is designed it’s a closed circuit of electricity activating over 92% of the body's skeletal muscle and then you work against that resistance to really 10 times your results," said Tummo Studios owner J...
Entertainment Plan for West Bottoms Railroad Bridge Picks Up Steam
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Entertainment Plan for West Bottoms Railroad Bridge Picks Up Steam

Share this story Published 1 minute ago Above image credit: Mike Zeller leads a tour of the old Rock Island Bridge where he plans to create an entertainment district over the Kaw River. (Kevin Collison | CityScene) Michael Zeller’s quest to convert an old West Bottoms railroad bridge into an entertainment district over the Kaw River is picking up steam, with construction plans now in place and backing from key local philanthropic foundations. “I think it’s going very well and the prospects are good, that’s why I’m interested,” said investor David Brain, former CEO and founder of EPR Properties, a successful national real ...
ASEAN leaders head to White House for key summit | Politics News
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ASEAN leaders head to White House for key summit | Politics News

Leaders from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) will meet United States President Joe Biden at a White House summit on Thursday, as the US attempts to drive home its “enduring commitment” to the region. The summit marks the first time ASEAN leaders have been invited to the White House in 45 years. The last time all the countries’ leaders visited the US was in 2016, when they met then-President Barack Obama at the Sunnylands ranch in California. Only eight of the group’s 10 leaders are expected in Washington, DC, this time around. The Philippines is in the midst of a leadership transition after polls this week to choose a new president, while Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, who toppled Myanmar’s elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi in a 2021 coup, has been barred from the event. ...
Bradenton pastor uses holographic technology to lead church at 9 locations simultaneously
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Bradenton pastor uses holographic technology to lead church at 9 locations simultaneously

Pastor uses holographic technology to lead church at nine locations Pastor Randy Bezet likes getting personal with his congregation at Bayside Community Church, but with nine different locations, he wasn’t able to be at every site at once, until now.  BRADENTON, Fla. - Pastor Randy Bezet likes getting personal with his congregation at Bayside Community Church, but with nine different locations, he wasn’t able to be at every site at once, until now.  Bezet is using a new holographic technology called Proto. It can transport him anywhere, live or recorded. He can even interact with the audience.  "This really is I think putting me in nine locations at one time or has the potential to do that and make it much more personal than if it was just a video or kind of a flat-screen," expl...
For one week, Denver is center of TV universe | Arts & Entertainment
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For one week, Denver is center of TV universe | Arts & Entertainment

The week-long SeriesFest, which wrapped its eighth year Wednesday, has become a very big deal for Denver and the local entertainment industry.By the end of what is essentially a film festival for independent episodic TV, 13,000 attended events that included a pilot competition featuring 56 titles from all over the world, a fascinating “Pitch-A-Thon” for dreamers to present their ideas before a panel of industry bigwigs; a live “staged reading” of the first episode of a proposed miniseries about the namesake of the Hubble Telescope; and a blowout party at Red Rocks hosted by Amber Ruffin that included Denver comic Justine Marino and a concert from Lake Street D...
Henry Ford Health can target and treat prostate cancer through robotic technology
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Henry Ford Health can target and treat prostate cancer through robotic technology

Henry Ford's cutting edge technology to fight prostate cancer One in eight men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer this year. Henry Ford has some of the latest technology to fight it. SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (FOX 2) - Prostate cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer-related deaths in men and one in eight will be diagnosed with it this year. At Henry Ford Health, doctors have a new tool that will burn the cancer away. Last December, Charlie Rashid received concerning his from his doctor: his PSA levels were up and the doctor scheduled an MRI and a biopsy, ultimately leading Charlie to the fight of his life in 2022. "It was a cancer," he said. "No one wants to hear that word and my heart just dropped." Charlie went to Henry Ford Health which is the first in the state to offer ...
Yoon Suk-yeol takes office as South Korea’s new president | Politics News
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Yoon Suk-yeol takes office as South Korea’s new president | Politics News

Conservative politician, who won election with a wafer-thin majority, will be sworn in at a ceremony in Seoul.Yoon Suk-yeol has been sworn in as South Korea’s new president in a ceremony overshadowed by a slew of weapons tests by its nuclear-armed neighbour. Yoon, a conservative, takes office at a time of increasing tension on the Korean peninsula, with North Korea conducting a record 15 weapons tests since January, two of them last week. The former prosecutor won the election in March by the slimmest of margins, promising to “sternly deal” with the threat posed by Kim Jong Un’s regime, while leaving open the door to dialogue. Predecessor Moon Jae-in pursued a policy of engagement with the North holding a summit with Kim Jong Un in 2018 and brokering two summits between Kim and then US Pre...
Iraqi cleric Mahmoud al-Sarkhi deepens intra-Shia dispute | Politics News
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Iraqi cleric Mahmoud al-Sarkhi deepens intra-Shia dispute | Politics News

Baghdad, Iraq – A mosque pulled down by tractors, angry protesters setting buildings on fire, and police arrests: despite their relatively small-scale, recent events across a few cities in Iraq were enough to startle the country over the last month, and all were linked to a controversial Muslim scholar – Mahmoud al-Sarkhi. The trigger in the latest round of what has become an increasingly tense intra-Shia leaders’ dispute was an otherwise uneventful Friday sermon in early April, when Ali Masoudi, a representative of al-Sarkhi, who is a former student of the late prominent Shia scholar Mohammad Sadiq al-Sadr, demanded the demolition of shrines, or graves of Shia imams, across Iraq. “We should follow the teachings of the Prophet [Muhammed] and Imam Ali and not build any structures on the gra...