Watch Jeremy Jordan & More Sing with Hugh Jackman from The Greatest Showman

first_imgHugh Jackman & Jeremy Jordan View Comments The December 20 release date is fastly approaching for The Greatest Showman to arrive in cinemas nationwide, and Twentieth Century Fox is doing well by us, serving up first listens from Benj Pasek and Justin Paul’s original score. First, we had the pleasure of seeing a two-and-a-half-minute live commercial featuring the showstopping number “Come Alive” during Fox’s A Christmas Story Live, and now we’ve been given behind-the-scenes footage from an early workshop for the movie musical. Watch Broadway’s Jeremy Jordan, Cynthia Erivo and more strong-voiced talents team up with Hugh Jackman and Keala Settle (beginning at the 1:06 mark below) to deliver the film’s 11-o’clock number “From Now On,” and gear up to see The Greatest Showman on the big screen in just a couple days. Star Files Jeremy Jordanlast_img read more

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Multiple Gophers fare well at tough Drake Relays in Iowa

first_imgMultiple Gophers fare well at tough Drake Relays in IowaOther athletes helped Minnesota dominate a meet at Macalester. Derek WetmoreApril 25, 2010Jump to CommentsShare on FacebookShare on TwitterShare via EmailPrintThe Gophers menâÄôs track and field team is getting used to multitasking these days. For the third week in a row , the team had members competing in multiple venues. A multitude of individual performers joined the seven relay teams to represent Minnesota at the Drake Relays held in Des Moines, Iowa, last Wednesday through Saturday. Several other athletes competed in MacalesterâÄôs Bolstorff Twilight. R.J. McGinnis headlined the Drake meet for the Gophers, winning the decathlon with 7,319 points , 35 points ahead of teammate Jack Szmanda, who finished second. MinnesotaâÄôs 4-by-800 meter relay team finished in second place with a time of 7 minutes, 18.18 seconds, a new school record. According to head coach Steve Plasencia , at the time it was run it was the second-fastest time recorded in the country this year, second only to the wining team. Oladipo Fagbemi continued his strong freshman campaign, winning the triple jump at the Drake Relays with a jump of 49 feet, 11 inches. âÄú[The jump] was nice. The weather was a little shaky but I donâÄôt think it affected things,âÄù Fagbemi said. All-American high jumper Matt Fisher competed for the first time in several weeks. Fisher has been battling minor knee injuries but returned to finish fourth by clearing a height of 7-2 1/4. âÄúI donâÄôt think we have too much to complain about,âÄù Fagbemi said. âÄúIt was a good weekend for us and both the men and women did well in some key relays.âÄù The highlight of the Macalester Twilight meet was junior Ben Peterson on the pole vault. Peterson cleared a personal-best height of 17-7 1/4 to win the competition. PetersonâÄôs vault led a Gophers assault on the local Division III schools, with Minnesota scoring 159 total team points to win the competition by nearly 90 points. Other Gophers contributors were Addison Demer , who won the long jump, and Micah Hegerle , who won the discus competition and placed second in the hammer throw. There were several Minnesota athletes competing in the Drake Alternative meet in St. Peter, Minn., as well. Jon Lenz won the 400 hurdles and Trey Davis won the shot put. Women win fourth consecutive 4-by-8 The Gophers womenâÄôs team also competed in the Drake Relays over the weekend, winning the 4-by-800 relay for the fourth consecutive year. The winning team consisted of Nikki Swenson , Alena Brooks , Jamie Dittmar and Gabriele Anderson . The win gave Anderson her fourth title at the Relays and it was the third Drake Relays victory in the event for both Anderson and Swenson. The 4-by-1600 relay team set a new meet record with a time of 18:58.82. The team consisted of Swenson, Elizabeth Yetzer , Megan Duwell and Anderson, who earned her fifth Drake title with the win. âÄúThe kids ran with passion today,âÄù assistant coach Gary Wilson said. âÄúThe biggest part of the weekend, obviously, was having Gabe [Anderson] being there and able to anchor those relays.âÄù Anderson was competing in her first Drake relays since returning from treatment for cancer. âÄú[The 4-by-800] has been a nice tradition the last few years,âÄù WiIson said. âÄúI think kids aspire to [be on that team]. âÄúI think we certainly met our expectations and I talked with [head coach Matt Bingle ] and I know heâÄôs pleased with his kids. âĦ It was the Gabe Anderson show as far as I was concerned.âÄù Next weekend many of the distance runners will take a break from competition, according to Wilson, with other athletes from the womenâÄôs team competing Friday at Brigham Young UniversityâÄôs Missouri Triangular in Provo, Utah.last_img read more

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Is Obesity a Self-Fulfilling Prophecy?

first_imgThe Huffington Post:There are lots of people of normal, healthy weight who, when they look in the mirror, see a fat person. Many of them know that their perceptions are skewed, because trusted friends and family have testified that they are slender, yet they can’t deny what they see in their reflection and mind’s eye.Such distorted perception is especially common among teenagers, and it has been linked to poor self-esteem and eating disorders. Adolescents who see themselves as overweight are more likely to use diet pills, laxatives, vomiting and extreme dieting to lose their imagined weight. Paradoxically, these teenagers exercise more than most, but they are also more prone to overeating, often while parked in front of the TV.But do these teenagers actually grow up to be obese adults? The transition from adolescence to adulthood is a critical time for the development of obesity, but surprisingly, such teenage misperception has not been explored as a risk factor for obesity later on.Read the whole story: The Huffington PostWray Herbert is an author and award-winning journalist who writes two popular blogs for APS, We’re Only Human and Full Frontal Psychology. Follow Wray on Twitter @wrayherbert. More of our Members in the Media >last_img read more

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Going places 24.09.2008

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Automotive Catalog Specialist – Robert Bosch LLC

first_imgFrom transportation to communication, from the leading edge of industry to the comfort of the American home, Bosch touches people’s lives. Would you like to learn how to become part of our team? Then read on.AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisement The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. In the areas of automotive and industrial technology, consumer goods and building technology, some 300,000 associates generated sales of over 38.2 billion Euros (over $53.3. billion U.S. Dollars) in fiscal year 2009. In North America, the Bosch Group has over 22,000 associates, and in business year 2009 achieved total consolidated sales of $7.3 billion. Automotive Technology is Bosch’s largest business sector in North America, with sales of approximately $4.5 billion in 2009. As one of the leading automotive suppliers in North America, the Automotive Technology business sector employs approximately 12,000 associates at approximately 30 primary locations. Basic Functions Research new U.S. vehicles and their original equipment related to Bosch core business fields. Maintain the research and data in FAS and PIM systems and assist with data tasks related to the Automotive Aftermarket North America (AA-NA) Market Data Warehouse (MDW) Integration. Primary Responsibilities Seek out and acquire reliable vehicle and equipment data needed for research of vehicle equipment. Enter new vehicles annually in FAS and PIM systems. Research new US and Canadian vehicles for original equipment (OE) related to Bosch core business fields. Research older vehicles as needed. Enter research data into FAS and PIM systems. Assist Automotive Aftermarket North America (AA-NA) marketing groups with reports from Market Data Warehouse (MDW) systems. Assist AA-NA marketing groups with PaGOS functions. Keep up to date on vehicles in the US and Canadian markets.Advertisement Scope Factors Centralized research function ensures complete research and eliminates double work in the marketing groups. Entering data in FAS assures valid catalog data in FAS and ESI[tronic], which is the basis for a successful Parts & Bytes strategy. Valid catalog data in FAS is required for FAS to be used for AA-NA catalog production.     Job Requirements • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, business, or related major • 3+ years experience in cataloging and data management techniques • Ability to develop comprehensive knowledge of state of the art aftermarket data formats and requirements, such as ACES, AAIA Legacy, NAPA Parts Pro • Ability to develop comprehensive knowledge of Market Data Warehouse (MDW) and local data systems (TMM, PART, PaGOS, ItEMS, JDE, PIM, etc.) • Good knowledge of NAFTA vehicle population preferred • Good verbal, written, and platform communication skills • Strong MS Excel & MS Access skills are required • Demonstrated electronic database research skills (LexisNexis, etc.). • A high level of accuracy is required for this position • German language skills a plus Interested applicants should click the Apply Now button below to submit a resume and cover letter to Robert Bosch LLC.last_img read more

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Couples face up to year-long wait for ‘streamlined’ divorces

first_imgTony RoeTony Roe, principal of Reading firm Tony Roe Solicitors, told the Gazette that divorcing couples need closure. ‘Moving on with their lives is crucial. Moreover, the longer it takes to get decree nisi, the later any court can impose or approve a settlement,’ he added. A decree nisi must be in place to empower the court to make a financial order.Roe was compelled to write to HMCTS chief executive Susan Acland-Hood this month over delays his clients were facing with the Bury St Edmunds regional divorce centre, which covers London and the South East. An information bulletin posted by HMCTS on 19 June to help practitioners assess how long it will take for the centre to process work stated that answers to applications received on 30 May would be processed by the administrative team in approximately 59 days.Acland-Hood told Roe: ‘We know this is not good enough – we have been short of staff in Bury, but should have picked up the issues earlier – we are now using extra staff (and help from other divorce centres) to sort this, and you should start to see improvement soon.’Last month the Ministry of Justice announced that it had introduced a fully digital divorce application process, which is expected to eliminate up to 13,000 hours of time spent by court staff checking petitions. A law firm chief has highlighted the worrying extent of delays faced by divorce practitioners – backed by official quarterly figures, which show that couples can face up to 51 weeks to officially split. This is despite the introduction of online applications and centralised working. According to the Ministry of Justice’s latest family statistics, divorce petitions were down by 4% between January and March this year, compared to the same period last year. However, those granted a decree nisi this year waited, on average, 26.7 weeks. The average time from petition to decree absolute was 51.3 weeks.#*#*Show Fullscreen*#*#last_img read more

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Plans to increase capacity at Warszawa Zachodnia unveiled

first_imgPOLAND: Infrastructure manager PKP PLK has unveiled the design concept for an extensive modernisation of Warszawa Zachodnia station planned for 2019-21. The designs have been developed by Idom and Glebowski Studio, and aim to improve capacity to handle a predicted doubling of usage to 60 000 passengers per day by 2030.The track layout is to be revised to increase line capacity and reduce conflicting movements. An additional platform will be provided, a new overall roof built, and a new underpass provided to improve passenger flows. There would be an integrated rail, tram, bus and coach interchange, and a tram tunnel is to be built as part of new line from Wilanów. There will also be residential and office developments on a former freight yard.last_img read more

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Suicide bombers kill two, wound 11 in attack in Niger –…

first_imgThere are over 166,000 refugees living in Niger, as well as 127,000 internally displaced Nigeriens. Image courtesy: Flickr There are over 166,000 refugees living in Niger, as well as 127,000 internally displaced Nigeriens. Image courtesy: FlickrBombers killed two people and wounded 11 others at a U.N.-managed camp in Niger housing thousands of people who have fled Boko Haram violence in the first suicide attack in the region in a year, the U.N. refugee agency said on Friday.Two women entered the camp in Kabelawa, around 50 kilometres north of the border with Nigeria, and joined a group of young people before detonating suicide belts just before midnight on Wednesday.“The explosion killed two young inhabitants of the camp, a male and a female, as well as the two women. 11 others were injured, two seriously,” the UNHCR said in a statement.Boko Haram launches frequent cross-border raids from its strongholds in northeastern Nigeria in its bid to carve out an Islamic caliphate, though most recent suicide attacks have targeted towns in northern Cameroon.The group’s eight-year insurgency has killed more than 20,000 people in the Lake Chad region and displaced 2.7 million.There are over 166,000 refugees living in Niger, as well as 127,000 internally displaced Nigeriens.last_img read more

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Former Egypt premier still mulling election bid

first_imgEgypt’s former prime minister Ahmed Shafik Egypt’s former prime minister Ahmed ShafikFormer Egyptian prime minister Ahmed Shafik, who returned home from the United Arab Emirates after announcing his bid for Egypt’s presidency, appeared in Cairo on Sunday to say he was still considering his run in next year’s election.Shafik’s comments on a private Cairo television station came a day after his family said he had been taken from their home in the Emirates and deported back to Egypt, where they said they had lost contact with him until late on Sunday.Shafik, a former air force chief and government minister, has been seen by critics of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi as the strongest potential challenger to the president, who is expected to run for a second term next year.last_img read more

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Stern warning for Cabinet Ministers

first_img Share The Cabinet Ministers, who will be sworn into office on Saturday 13 December 2014, have already, received an early warning from Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit.The Dominica Labour Party (DLP) which won a fourth consecutive term in office at the general election on Monday 8 December 2014 with fifteen out of twenty-one seats.In addressing DLP supporters at a victory rally in Portsmouth on Monday evening Mr Skerrit advised the new Cabinet that they will have to make themselves available to the citizens.“I am the Prime Minister of the country and I have many more responsibilities than all of the ministers but I try to make time to see people”. “From the time they get appointed as ministers, they become too busy; you know I have a meeting, I have to go there, I have to travel overseas I have plenty meetings to go to,” Mr Skerrit said.He has advised that “except if that meeting overseas is extremely important, they [Ministers] will stay in the constituency”.“Because I cannot explain to anybody how it is that you can be a parl rep in a constituency and people are saying they are not seeing you for five years,” Mr Skerrit noted. He said in this new DLP administration, there will be public notices as to days and times when constituency offices will be available.“They asked for constituency offices, I gave them constituency offices and when you go to the constituency offices it is closed most of the times”.“So I am saying to you that there shall be specific public office days when you know you can go to an office and meet a parl rep during those times. They can be vex if they want, that doesn’t matter to me,” the Prime Minister said.The official swearing-in ceremony for the Cabinet will take place at the Windsor Park Stadium in Roseau from 5PM. LocalNews Stern warning for Cabinet Ministers by: Dominica Vibes News – December 10, 2014 442 Views   3 comments Sharecenter_img Tweet Share Sharing is caring!last_img read more

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