Half-time: Chelsea 0 Real Madrid 3

first_imgMarcelo scored twice in a one-sided first half in front of a crowd of more than 105,000 at Michigan Stadium.Real Madrid took the lead in the pre-season friendly when Marcelo’s 20th-minute shot took a deflection off Oscar, wrongfooting Chelsea keeper Asmir Begovic.There was nothing fortuitous about the Brazilian’s second goal six minutes later.He pounced after Blues youngster Ola Aina gave the ball away, rode a couple of weak challenges and thumped home.With Real dominant, Begovic produced good saves to keep out Raphaël Varane’s header and Casemiro’s stinging drive.But Begovic could do nothing about Mariano Diaz’s breathtaking 30-yard strike which put the Spanish side 3-0 up eight minutes before the interval.Chelsea: Begovic, Aina, Cahill, Terry, Azpilicueta; Oscar, Matic; Willian, Traore, Loftus-Cheek, Pedro.Follow West London Sport on TwitterFind us on Facebooklast_img read more

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Knowing livestock tampering laws helps maintain responsible food production at Ohio fairs

first_imgShare Facebook Twitter Google + LinkedIn Pinterest Summer marks the beginning of fair season — a time when thousands of 4-H youth all across the state showcase the animal projects they have spent so much time perfecting. As these hard working kids gear up to show their animals, I  want to encourage all exhibitors to be aware of livestock tampering rules so they do not accidentally disqualify their market animal projects.Some key things to keep in mind as you prepare your animal for the show ring: • If an animal is sick, the exhibitor should contact the veterinarian. • Prescription medications must be prescribed by a veterinarian for a valid medical purpose. • Extra-label use of any medication must be prescribed by a veterinarian and have an extended withdrawal time. • Over-the-counter drugs must be used according to label directions for a valid medical purpose. • Showing any livestock which has been administered a drug that exceeds the tolerance level, or a drug for which the withdrawal period has not elapsed, is prohibited.Other prohibited practices include: exhibiting an animal which has been tranquilized, making a false statement on a drug use notification form, failing to file or update a drug use notification form, negligently causing an unlawful substance to be present in an animal, or failing to sign a chain of custody form.If you have questions, calling the right person can make all the difference. As the regulatory agency to ensure food safety and prevent livestock tampering, we have seen instances in past years in which livestock exhibitors unknowingly violated Ohio’s livestock tampering laws. For example, if an exhibitor has a problem with their animal and they call the breeder rather than their veterinarian, the well-meaning breeder may inadvertently give the animal a medicine that would disqualify them from competition. If you have a question or medical concern about your animal, you should always call your veterinarian. Consulting with your veterinarian can prevent an accidental disqualification.Drug residues and other signs of tampering not only pose food safety concerns, they can provide an unfair competitive advantage over other animals. In an effort to keep things safe and to level the playing field for all animal exhibitors, the Ohio Department of Agriculture will continue to strictly enforce livestock tampering rules this fair season.Animal exhibition is an important part of youth leadership development and preparation for future food and livestock production. Lessons learned in the show ring prepare youth to be the next generation of successful, responsible food animal producers in our state. In addition to providing us with necessities like food, milk, shelter, and even fuel, food and agriculture provides one in seven people with jobs and generates $105 billion to the economy. As our population continues to grow, livestock exhibitors will become even more important in passing our agricultural traditions to future generations and helping to provide much needed food and agricultural products.As you make your final preparations to head into the show ring, I urge all of our youth exhibitors to be aware of Ohio’s livestock tampering laws and to be diligent in making sure your animal does not fall victim to an accidental or intentional tampering.For additional information or clarification, contact the Ohio Department of Agriculture’s Division of Animal Health at 614-728-6220.I wish every one of our animal exhibitors a safe, exciting and successful showing season.last_img read more

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Google Now Opens Up To iPhone And iPad Users

first_imgToday, Google’s Googliest project makes the leap from Android to iOS. Google Now, announced last June at the company’s I/O 2012 conference, is part smart search and part personal assistant — but don’t call it Siri. The service will make its debut on iOS through an update to Google’s core Search app, available in the App Store.According to Google’s blog post on the release, “Today, with the launch of Google Now on iPhone and iPad, your smartphone will become even smarter. Google Now is about giving you just the right information at just the right time. Together, Google Now and voice search will make your day run a little smoother.”Google Now for iOS will be nearly identical to the Android release, though it won’t enjoy the same deep integration as it does on Google’s own mobile platform. That means no homescreen widget, of course, and no “swipe up” gesture for instant, fluid access. The iOS version will also be missing a few of the cards you’d find on Android: For now, cards for boarding passes, nearby events, Fandago and Zillow will remain an Android exclusive.   A 20% Project That Took OffWe spoke with Google’s Baris Gultekin, co-creator of Google Now, about the product’s migration to that other platform. According to Gultekin, Google Now is the latest product home run with humble beginnings as a year-long 20% project (Google encourages employees to dedicate 20% of their time to a pet project that interests them).“In the early days it was all about keywords,” Gultekin explains. “With Google Now, you don’t even have to search. We’re really interested in having computers do all the hard work.” For Google Now, the heavy lifting comes easy. A smart search app on steroids, it provides instant access to a spread of useful information, delivered via “cards”. The cards are wholly dependent on context. As Gultekin puts it, “The product is different given the situation you’re in.” You might see a card for commute traffic around rush hour, or a card for your flight reservation the morning before you head to the airport.Google Now Is Google, NowGoogle Now is an umbrella project of sorts, tying Google’s vast web of products together. Naturally, the product is also right at home on Google Glass, the company’s futuristic eyewear that also aims to make this whole business of carrying the Internet less interruptive.Google is betting big on Google Now, so it will be interesting to see if the service takes off in Apple’s ecosystem. Google iOS ports like Google Maps are wildly popular, but will iPhone users take notice of Google Now? From its perfect morsels of context-dependent info to its uncanny knack for knowing what you needed to know before you knew you needed to know it, Google Now is a powerful tool — and a fun one.Try it out today in the App Store and have fun pitting it against Siri in voice-powered search time trials.You know you want to. Tags:#Future Tech#Google#Google Now#search Role of Mobile App Analytics In-App Engagement Why IoT Apps are Eating Device Interfaces What it Takes to Build a Highly Secure FinTech …center_img taylor hatmaker Related Posts The Rise and Rise of Mobile Payment Technologylast_img read more

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Resources to Support Children with Feeding Concerns and Food Selectivity

first_imgImage from Pexels.com, CC0 Return to article. Long DescriptionImage from Pexels.com, CC0by Deb Bruns, PhDThere are many articles written about young children attaining developmental milestones such as walking, producing multiple word phrases, and writing their name. There are also external influences on the development of these skills including prematurity and exposure to language models, that may result in milestones being achieved at differing times.As discussed in the webinar, Yuck! I don’t eat that!, on June 12 there are a range of factors that impact the development of feeding skills including familial mealtime practices, cultural preferences and food choices. While the focus of the webinar was primarily on nutrition and selective eating in young children with autism, the strategies and resources that were shared can assist a range of young children and their families.  In this blog, we share additional information related to food preparation and presentation, engaging with food, and several resources to help in extreme cases of feeding challenges.Presentation matters!Food presentation can encourage a selective eater to try a novel food.  There is research that highlights differences in food presentation preferences between children and adults.The Food Network has several recipes and strategies for presenting food that will appeal to children.The Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta provides practical ideas for food presentation for young children in this article.The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics provides guidance and tips for food presentation to entice picky eaters.Shop and prepare meals together!Including an older toddler or preschooler in purchasing and/or preparing a snack or meal, can facilitate fine motor, language and social-emotional skills and promote positive outcomes.The Good Food area of this BBC website highlights cooking skills by age.Check out these ideas for easy recipes with just a few ingredients from Taste of Home.Food preparation can encourage healthy eating habits in the short and long term. Learn more at this link.DO play with your food!A common concern is young children’s resistance to trying new foods. Developmentally, this is common in toddlers. Yet, continued reliance on a few food items is often associated with children diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder for example. Supervised opportunities to “play” with food can encourage exploration and acceptance of food whether these are novel or familiar food items. It is important to consider cultural and familial views on this practice as food play may be frowned upon. It is recommended to honor an individual family’s preference.Researchers from De Montfort University in the United Kingdome focused on playing with food to encourage acceptance of fruits and vegetables in this article.Heidi Liefer Moreland, a speech and language pathologist, provides a step-by-step guide to teach finger feeding with a detailed list of foods and their preparation to encourage exploration.This link provides resources to address young children with feeding challenges (e.g., primarily tube fed, feeding aversions) including hands on food exploration.Useful Books & WebsitesThere are also books that cover topics such as feeding development, diversity in feeding practices, assessment, and interventions for specific issues such as oral motor difficulties, and supporting young children with tube feedings.This book provides guidance to early childhood special education professionals on a variety of feeding issues. It also includes a CD-ROM with an in-depth interview protocol, data sheets and tip sheets on key topics (e.g., feeding teams, positioning requirements).For information about a range of feeding difficulties and recommended strategies to address them check out this resource.Some children struggle with selective eating habits that are extreme. This book offers guidance for families and professionals when faced with these challenges.Needs of Military FamiliesWe need to consider that military families with young children with feeding challenges might face unique circumstances. For instance, the potential need for frequent moves due to relocation for a new assignment can cause disruption in services and supports. Feeding gains, as in other areas of development, can be variable with peaks and valleys even with consistent interventions and providers.Feeding clinics such as the one at the West Virginia University Center for Excellence in Disabilities can be helpful for families. Programs such as this can provide referral information and, potentially, services if a child meets the eligibility criteria.Additionally “parent-friendly” materials such as Practice and Patience: Strategies to Address Feeding Problems in Early Childhood contain general information about developmental milestones and interventions to address food selectivity and sensory issues. Specific sections of these resources can be shared with caregivers depending on their young child’s feeding strengths and needs.When a family with a child with feeding challenges moves to a new geographic area, it is also critical to connect with a local early intervention or early childhood special education agency for information about feeding programs and providers including speech pathologists with expertise in feeding and swallowing concerns. The Center for Parent Information and Resources has links to state resources to help you get started here.last_img read more

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Delhiites give CWG a miss for Singapore

first_imgThe promised surge in the number of international travellers may not have happened as promised by the government and industry groups, but Delhi’s denizens appear to have been overcome by wanderlust. And the travel industry is laughing all the way to the bank because the outbound business has more than made up for loss of international business.”We were hoping to welcome international tourists but the situation turned around,” Deepak Narula, CEO, Aman Travels, said.”We had never expected the boom in outbound business during September- October. Compared to last year, outbound bookings this October went up by 125 per cent,” Narula added.Echoing the sentiment, Rajinder Rai, president of the Travel Agents Association of India ( TAAI), said that contrary to the government’s projection of 100,000 international tourists checking in during the Commonwealth Games (CWG), ” just 10,000″ have shown up. ” We were let down by international tourists,” Rai said, ” but Delhiites ensured we’ve a third holiday season – the CWG – this year.” Rai said the travel trade had expected a few people to use this opportunity to take a break, but the fear of traffic snarls coupled with schools and colleges being shut have spurred Delhites to head out. And their favourite destination this season is Singapore.Data provided by TAAI indicate that two new casinos – Marina Bay Sands and Resorts World Sentosa – and the perennially attractive amusement parks have combined to ensure Singapore’s popularity this season.Marina Bay Sands, priced $ 5.9 billion (Rs 26,000 crore), is the world’s second most expensive casino after the MGM Mirage City Center in Las Vegas.advertisementNarula confirms this trend. ” My Singapore- based operator thanked me and said that because of the Games he was doing great business,” Narula said, adding that the travel trade was quick to sense a business opportunity and roll out weekend packages.”The extended school vacation has provided Delhiites with an opportunity to plan overseas breaks,” said Atul Dhir, director of Prakhar Travels. Besides, they sold more than 100 Thailand packages to high- end clients.”The Games did give us a reason to smile, but we have Delhiites to thank for that,” he added.School holidays have spurred domestic tourism We were hoping to welcome foreign tourists but the situation turned around.We had never expected the boom in outbound business during Sept- Oct.last_img read more

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Gana Gueye hopes to execute Marco Silvas possessionbased brand of football

first_imgIdrissa Gana Gueye says Everton’s players are seeking the chance to show off Marco Silva’s possession-based brand of football.Senegalese Gana and Andre Gomes has formed a powerful midfield partnership and have been a fixture in manager Silva’s plans this season.Speaking to official club’s website, Gana states that the hope of making use of their positive sequence of results is the inspiration they need as they go into this weekend’s 232nd Merseyside derby.“The manager has his way, which is to keep the ball and play football,” said Gana.“We are in a good, confident way and doing well. We are working hard on the training ground and that is showing on the pitch.Premier LeaguePremier League Betting: Match-day 5 Stuart Heath – September 14, 2019 Going into the Premier League’s match-day five with a gap already beginning to form at the top of the league. We will take a…“The manager has changed a lot of things, which is why we are happy. It is a pleasure to be on the pitch. He tells us to enjoy every game… to enjoy our football and do what we have to on the pitch. We try to do that and it’s working..”“We have had a normal week in training, every game is big for us.”“You can see we are getting better every week. We want to keep our level against Liverpool and play like we do in any game.”“The only thing which motivates us is to take the three points and continue our good form.”last_img read more

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