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Candidates seek to be elected in national, state and local races


first_imgTwitter printThe list below shows the candidates running in the national election, as well as the state and local races in Texas and Tarrant County.Each candidate in this ballot is identified by political party. Early voting in Texas lasts until Friday, Oct. 30. Election Day is next Tuesday, Nov. 3. For more information about early voting in Tarrant County, visit the early voting information webpage. Political party key: Republican = (R)Democratic =(D)Libertarian = (L)Green = (G)Independent = (I)NATIONAL RACESPresident/Vice President                      Donald Trump/Mike Pence (R) Joe Biden/Kamala Harris (D) Jo Jorgensen/Jeremy “Spike” Cohen (L) Howie Hawkins/Angela Walker (G) United States Senator John Cornyn (R) Mary “MJ” Hegar (D) Kerry McKennon (L) David Collins (G) United States Representative Fabian Cordova Vasquez (R) Marc Veasey (D) Jason Reeves (L) Rene Welton (I) Carlos Quintanilla (I) TEXASRailroad Commissioner James Wright (R) Chrysta Castañeda (D) Matt Sterett (L) Katija Gruene (G) Chief Justice, Supreme Court, Place 1 Chief JusticeNathan Hecht (R) Amy Meachum (D) Mark Ash (L)Justice, Supreme Court, Place 7 Jeff Boyd (R) Staci Williams (D) William Strange III (L) Justice, Supreme Court, Place 8 Brett Busby (R) Gisela Triana (D) Tom Oxford (L) Judge, Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 3 Bert Richardson (R) Elizabeth Frizell (D) Judge, Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 4 Kevin Yeary (R) Tina Clinton (D) Judge, Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 9 David Newell (R) Brandon Birmingham (D) State Representative, District 95 Nicole Collier (D) Justice, 2nd Court of Appeals District, Place 2 Dana Womack (R) Justice, 2nd Court of Appeals District, Place 6Mike Wallach (R) Delonia Watson (D) Justice, 2nd Court of Appeals District, Place 7 Brian Walker (R) District Judge, 17th Judicial DistrictMelody Wilkinson (R) District Judge, 48th Judicial District David Evans (R) Lawrence Meyers (D) District Judge, 67th Judicial District Don Cosby (R) Matthew Hegeman (D) District Judge, 96th Judicial District Pat Gallagher (R) Tim Brandenburg (D) District Judge, 153rd Judicial District Susan McCoy (R) Alisha Darden (D) District Judge, 213th Judicial District Chris Wolfe (R) Lakesha Smith (D) District Judge, 342nd Judicial District Kimberly Fitzpatrick (R) Valerie Baston (D) District Judge, 348th Judicial District Megan Fahey (R) Maryellen Hicks (D) District Judge, 352nd Judicial District Josh Burgess (R) Olyn Poole (D) District Judge, 360th Judicial District Patricia Bennett (R) Michael Munoz (D) District Judge, 396th Judicial District George Gallagher (R) Criminal District Judge, Court No. 2 Wayne Salvant (R) Karen Williams (D) TARRANT COUNTYSheriff Bill Waybourn (R) Vance Keyes (D) County Tax Assessor-Collector Wendy Burgess (R) Ollie Anderson (D) County Commissioner, Precinct 1 Roy E. Lozano (R) Roy Charles Brooks (D) County Constable, Precinct 8 Michael Campbell (D) County Commissioner, Precinct 3Gary Fickes (R)Kathy Braatz (D)County Constable, Precinct 1Dale Clark (R)Scott Gerlikovski (D)County Constable, Precinct 2David Woodruff (R)Robert J. McGinty (D)County Constable, Precinct 7Clint C. Burgess (R)Sandra Lee (D) ReddIt Welcome TCU Class of 2025 This author does not have any more posts. A man casts a ballot in the general election at an early voting location at the Shops at Arbor Walk, Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020, in Austin, Texas. (Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman via AP) Facebook ReddIt Previous articleTCU Spanish department helps commemorate Día de Los MuertosNext articlePatterson: Football seeking to ‘get back on the horse’ against rival Baylor Lance Minor RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORcenter_img Linkedin Linkedin Twitter Lance Minor TCU places second in the National Student Advertising Competition, the highest in school history Facebook World Oceans Day shines spotlight on marine plastic pollution last_img read more


Toast to Ridge Vineyards at The Royce’s Monthly Wine Dinner


first_img Make a comment Community News Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Herbeauty7 Reasons Why The Lost Kilos Are Regained AgainHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty10 Special Beauty Tips That Make Indian Women So BeautifulHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyWeird Types Of Massage Not Everyone Dares To TryHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty7 Most Startling Movie Moments We Didn’t Realize Were InsensitiveHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyPriyanka Chopra’s 10 Year Challenge Pic Will Surprise YouHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyKeep Your Skin Flawless With These Indian Beauty RemediesHerbeautyHerbeauty Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Subscribe 8 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. Top of the News center_img EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Community News Business News The history of Ridge Vineyards begins in 1885, when Osea Perrone, a doctor who became a prominent member of San Francisco’s Italian community, bought 180 acres near the top of Monte Bello Ridge. He terraced the slopes and planted vineyards; using native limestone, he constructed the Monte Bello Winery, producing the first vintage under that name in 1892. This unique cellar, built into the mountainside on three levels, is Ridge’s production facility.Lytton Springs, in Sonoma County, became part of the Ridge estate in 1991. A quarter century’s experience with this vineyard had convinced them that it was an exceptional piece of ground. Forty consecutive vintages of Geyserville attest to yet another stunning combination of location and varietals. Though born in the early sixties to the post-Prohibition world of modern California winemaking, Ridge relies on nature and tradition rather than technology. Their pre-industrial approach is straightforward: find intense, flavorful grapes; intrude upon the process only when necessary; draw the fruit’s distinctive character and richness into the wine.Visit The Langham Hotel for a special evening with a select winery each month inside the intimate Red Wine Room at The Royce Wood-Fired Steakhouse. Sit back and relax as you are led through a 3-course dinner paired with wines carefully hand-selected to complement each dish. The last Monthly Wine Dinner Series at The Royce Wood-Fired Steakhouse is this Thursday, September 22 and celebrates Ridge Vineyards.Dinner begins at 6:30 p.m. and is priced at $95 per person. The Royce is located in Langham Huntington Hotel at 1401 S. Oak Knoll Avenue. For reservations, please dial (626) 5856410. Visit http://www.langhamhotels.com/en/the-langham/pasadena/ for more information. faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Pasadena Eats, The Dining Blog Toast to Ridge Vineyards at The Royce’s Monthly Wine Dinner From STAFF REPORTS Published on Wednesday, September 21, 2016 | 11:48 am More Cool Stuff First Heatwave Expected Next Week last_img read more


Hyatt Inspires Local Stays in Signature Ways With New Hyatt Night In Package, Available…


first_img WhatsApp Twitter Pinterest TAGS  WhatsApp By Digital AIM Web Support – February 9, 2021 Pinterest Hyatt Inspires Local Stays in Signature Ways With New Hyatt Night In Package, Available in More Than 55 Cities Across the Americascenter_img Local NewsBusiness Facebook Twitter Guests will find a Private Suite Dinner at Hyatt Centric Center City Philadelphia where they’ll take in breathtaking city-center views and enjoy a private dining experience for two in one of the hotel’s premium suites including the Presidential Suite overlooking the hotel’s rooftop garden. Facebook Previous articleBostonGene and Weill Cornell Medicine Announce Publication in Cancer Discovery Revealing the Role of the Tumor Microenvironment in the Clinical Outcomes of Patients with DLBCLNext articleWare2Go Recognized With Key Industry Awards Digital AIM Web Supportlast_img read more


Derry man who punched female police officer fined


first_img Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire By News Highland – January 3, 2013 Twitter Twitter Previous articleAppeal after attempted robbery of Derry bookmakersNext articleCounty Council encourages people to recycle their Christmas waste News Highland Google+ Facebook Pinterest Facebook WhatsApp Newscenter_img WhatsApp Google+ 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic A Derry man who punched a female police officer in the face was fined at Limavady Magistrate’s Court this week.Stephen Kelly (19) of 34, Bellevue Avenue n Derry admitted a series of public order offences which occurred on November 25 last.The court was told that police on patrol in Catherine Street in Limavady came upon two males fighting, one of them was Kelly.When they intervened to break up the fight Kelly punched the female officer in the face.When he was arrested he struggled violently with police.A defence solicitor said that Kelly had been out celebrating his birthday and had consumed a lot of alcohol.He said his client had apologised for his actions.Deputy District Judge Mervyn Bates said that he did not believe that the offence crossed the custody threshold and fined Kelly £150 and bound him over to be of good behaviour on his own recognisances of £500 for a period of 18 months. Derry man who punched female police officer fined RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Pinterest Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry last_img read more


HR benchmarking is more than cost-cutting


first_imgHR benchmarking is more than cost-cuttingOn 17 Jul 2001 in Personnel Today HR teams that join benchmarking networks seem to be making a desperate, yetfutile, attempt to justify their existence. It is highly ironic, therefore,that the growth in the use of HR benchmarking seems to bear a directcorrelation with the huge losses in HR jobs through outsourcing. The mainreason for this is that benchmarking is using the wrong type of measures forthe wrong reasons. HR databases suffer from two fundamental flaws. Most of the data comprisesmeaningless activity measures (for example, number of training days per employee),which is usually of no great interest to anyone outside the HR department. Yet,when more business-focused measures are used (profitability per employee, forinstance), the database can show no causal connection to HR activity. One particular metric that I regard as the worst possible piece of data thatan HR department can collect is the “full-time equivalents per HRdepartment FTE” ratio. What is better, 100:1 or 50:1? Surely it dependsentirely on what the “1” HR person is actually doing. Would anyoneever try to gauge how effective a football team may or may not be on the basisof the players-to-manager ratio? No doubt accountants are interested in this metric because they regard HRcosts as an overhead, and overheads are usually a one-way street. So even ifyour FTE/HR ratio is the best on the database (although I’m still not surewhether “best” means lowest or highest), there will always bepressure to reduce HR’s cost. HR teams that have signed up to these databases seem to have missed the wholepoint about benchmarking. It is meant to be a continuous improvement technique,not just a cost-reduction tool. Improvements can and will come from increasingresources as well as reducing them. The only possible good I can see coming from such databases is that ifinefficient and ineffective personnel administrators want to act like turkeysvoting for Christmas, then they get what they deserve. This should free upprecious resources for those HR people involved in more important work. I would go further and argue that an organisation can never have too many HRpeople if they all actually add lots of value – an argument that any boarddirector can understand and accept as long as they see some convincingevidence. I would not say the same for accountants, however. The sooner we publishtheir FTE ratio, the better. Let’s see how they like it. By Paul Kearns, senior partner, Personnel Works Previous Article Next Article Comments are closed. Related posts:No related photos.last_img read more


Small firms must protect themselves from claims


first_imgRelated posts:No related photos. Smallbusinesses need to take action to protect themselves from compensation claimsfor causing work-related stress, an employment lawyer has warned.MarkThompson, legal team leader at Associa Employment Service, responding to theHSE/Personnel Today research, said recent cases had seen employees successfullyclaim up to £91,000 for work-related stress, with reports of some businessessettling out of court for more than £200,000.”Fewsmall businesses realise that it is every employer’s duty, by law, to make surestaff are not made ill by their work. This includes illnesses brought on bywork-related stress. Employers who do not take stress seriously are leavingthemselves open to compensation claims.”Thefirm has a checklist of 10 tips for small businesses looking to minimisestress-related compensation claims. www.associa.co.uk/products/employment.htm Previous Article Next Article Small firms must protect themselves from claimsOn 3 Dec 2003 in Personnel Today Comments are closed. last_img read more


The relationship between sticky spots and radar reflectivity beneath an active West Antarctic ice stream


first_imgIsolated areas of high basal drag, or ‘sticky spots’, are important and poorly understoodfeatures in the force balance and dynamics of West Antarctic ice streams. Characterizing sticky spotsformed by thin or drying subglacial till using ice-penetrating radar is theoretically possible, as high radarbed-returned power (BRP) is commonly related to an abundance of free water at the ice/bed interface,provided losses from englacial attenuation can be estimated. In this study we use airborne radar datacollected over Evans Ice Stream to extract BRP profiles and test the sensitivity of BRP to the adoptedenglacial attenuation correction. We analyse 11 �20km profiles in four fast-flow areas where stickyspots have been inferred to exist on the basis of model and surface data inversions. In the majority ofprofiles we note that the increase in basal drag is accompanied by a decrease in BRP and suggest thatthis is evidence both for the presence of a sticky spot in those locations and that local variations insubglacial hydrology are responsible for their existence. A comparison is made between empirical andnumerical modelling approaches for deriving englacial attenuation, and our findings generally supportprevious studies that advocate a modelling approach.last_img read more


Marine climate and hydrography of the Coralline Crag (early Pliocene, UK): isotopic evidence from 16 benthic invertebrate taxa


first_imgThe taxonomic composition of the biota of the Coralline Crag Formation (early Pliocene, eastern England) provides conflicting evidence of seawater temperature during deposition, some taxa indicating cool temperate conditions by analogy with modern representatives or relatives, others warm temperate to subtropical/tropical conditions. Previous isotopic (δ18O) evidence of seasonal seafloor temperatures from serial ontogenetic sampling of bivalve mollusk shells indicated cool temperate winter (<10 °C) and/or summer (<20 °C) conditions but was limited to nine profiles from two species, one ranging into and one occurring exclusively in cool temperate settings at present. We supplement these results with six further profiles from the species concerned and supply seven more from three other taxa (two supposedly indicative of warm waters) to provide an expanded and more balanced database. We also supply isotopic temperature estimates from 81 spot and whole-shell samples from these five taxa and 11 others, encompassing ‘warm’, ‘cool’ and ‘eurythermal’ forms by analogy with modern representatives or relatives. Preservation tests show no shell alteration. Subject to reasonable assumptions about water δ18O, the shell δ18O data either strongly indicate or are at least consistent with cool temperate seafloor conditions. The subtropical/tropical conditions suggested by the presence of the bryozoan Metrarabdotos did not exist. Microgrowth-increment and δ13C evidence indicate summer water-column stratification during deposition of the Ramsholt Member, unlike in the adjacent southern North Sea at present (well mixed due to shallow depth and strong tidal currents). Summer maximum surface temperature was probably about 5 °C above seafloor temperature and thus often slightly higher than now (17–19 °C rather than 16–17 °C), but only sometimes in the warm temperate range. Winter minimum surface temperature was below 10 °C and possibly the same as at present (6–7 °C). An expanded surface temperature range compared to now may reflect withdrawal of oceanic heat supply in conjunction with higher global temperature.last_img read more


Zeelandia names new recruits


first_imgThe evolving bakery market has led Zeelandia to take on two new technical recruits, Andrew Gaunt and Adam Davies.The recent appointment of David Amos as managing director, has already led to an increased focus on customer requirements, said the bakery ingredients manufacturer.Gaunt, who has 23 years’ experience in the craft sector has joined as test baker, and Davies will be Zeelandia’s new bakery technician, with nearly 15 years’ experience across the catering and craft bakery sector.David Amos, managing director, said: “The rate of change in the bakery market is accelerating, and plant and craft bakers are looking for well-informed technical expertise and advice and new ingredients – as well as ingredients that can be used for new products. Our new recruits, both of whom have extensive experience in quality management and product innovation will help us provide an even better service to these bakers.”last_img read more


Dell Premium Support – Hassle-free Tech Support on Your Terms


first_imgFor those of us who are seen as the technical experts in our circle of family and friends, we become the de-facto resource when things go wrong – whether it’s the blue screen of death or an application that freezes. At the end of the day, we all want answers from a knowledgeable resource and help with issues no matter where they stem from – hardware or software.  After all, sometimes it’s hard to tell.Dell can help, wherever you are. We’re excited to expand Premium Support outside the US and Canada to 109 countries across Asia-Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Latin America on May 3, and in Japan on May 10.  Now, even more of our customers will have 24×7 access to highly trained technicians for both hardware and software issues, onsite service when needed, and proactive automated support to help resolve problems much faster and easier. Check out our press release for more details.When you have an issue with your system, our award-winning SupportAssist technology automatically begins resolving your issue and we proactively contact you to discuss what we found as well as next steps. Dell starts the conversation with you, which is completely different from traditional support when you have to contact the vendor and answer a litany of questions before the resolution process even begins.With Premium Support enabled by SupportAssist, customers spend up to 86 percent fewer minutes on the phone with technical support and take up to 59 percent fewer steps in the support process compared to Dell’s basic hardware support. This returns valuable time to your day so you can focus on other important matters.Technical issues can be time-consuming to address – whether you’re facing these issues yourself or serving as the expert for your friends and family. That’s why we at Dell are serious about our responsibility to deliver intuitive support services that can help you resolve technical issues quickly and easily.Your input to us has been invaluable in developing and improving our support programs. We are excited to deliver Premium Support, but our efforts won’t stop here. Keep the feedback coming about how we can better serve you as your needs and technology evolve.Learn more about how Dell Premium Support is redefining customer support visit: www.Dell.com/PremiumSupportNote: Dell does not make unsolicited calls asking to charge to fix an issue a customer did not report or previously request help with unless they have signed up for our premium support services like Dell Tech Concierge, Dell Premium Support or Dell ProSupport services. If you have any doubt about an unsolicited tech support phone call, hang up and call Dell. Read this post for more information about technical support phone scams.last_img read more




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