Buy a boat horn. When prompted to press 1 to speak to an operator, go ahead and give them a blast.Fred AmesMalta Categories: Letters to the Editor, OpinionFed up with getting annoying robo callsStop the annoying robo calls. I don’t need your student loan fixed. Social Security doesn’t contact you by phone. Credit cards don’t need fixing. I’m wondering how many politicians have stock in the companies that make plastic bags.I know they can be a pain, but I use the grocery store ones to line my wastepaper baskets. I have one in every room and one at the end of my countertop to collect stuff in. Without those bags, I’d have to buy some. So is that what they want? Do they want to force us poor people who make good use of the grocery bags to have to spend money to buy them?When I buy items that don’t really need a bag, I tell the cashiers not to put them in a bag. So the ones that I do get, I make very good use of.I know that the stores put the price of the bags onto the items in the store. So are they going to lower prices because now they don’t have to use bags? I seriously doubt it.It’s not healthy to use cloth bags, especially if you buy meat products. They always put them in a separate bag and I just cannot imagine having to put the groceries together because somebody decided that they can make money from their stock as they force us to buy bags now.With all the problems we have that need fixing, I cannot see why they are concentrating on such a small thing. I recycle and try to do my best to protect the environment. But I do believe this is going too far.Wanda E. HunterSchenectadyMore from The Daily Gazette:Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s press conference for Sunday, Oct. 18Foss: Should main downtown branch of the Schenectady County Public Library reopen?EDITORIAL: Urgent: Today is the last day to complete the censusEDITORIAL: Beware of voter intimidationEDITORIAL: Thruway tax unfair to working motorists State’s new plastic bag ban goes too far Beavers are a help to the environmentA nature preserve where people do not enjoy seeing wildlife is a rare place indeed, according to the April 8 Daily Gazette story. And there’s a growing awareness of beavers as “eco-heroes” that combat our worst environmental problems — for free. Why did none of this matter in the recent effort to remove beavers from the Woodlawn Preserve? A heartbroken Schenectady couple called our nonprofit and said they’d been visiting beavers at the “Preserve” regularly for years.Imagine their shock at finding that family’s dam breached and ringed with six large conibear traps.These powerful traps often kill pet dogs and rare species, too. Children have been hurt, and one set for beavers even broke a man’s leg.Where there is vacant habitat, beavers will return. Instead of trapping, using a leveler in a dam to manage the water level gives a lasting, win-win solution.Even if a professional installer is hired, the savings versus the short-term solution of killing is impressive. When the Virginia Department of Transportation had beaver devices installed, for each dollar spent, taxpayers saved $8.37. A U.S. Fish and Wildlife program, Partners for Wildlife, may provide free materials for a leveler.Beaver dams restore wetlands that almost half our rare species require. Dams both cleanse and help stabilize streams. That reduces the costly damage from floods and droughts that are worsening with climate change. More people are now partnering with beavers, especially in the West.There will be a free screening of the Beaver Believers documentary today (April 18) at 6:30 p.m. at the Little Falls Public Library. All are welcome. Sharon T. BrownDolgevilleThe writer is a wildlife biologist.
President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has reiterated his commitment to eliminating overlapping regulations and developing more industrial parks across Indonesia.“Regulatory reforms must be carried out. Regulations that are overlapping, complicated and misleading [for] those [who] are at risk must be put to an end,” Jokowi said in a televised state of the nation address at the People’s Consultative Assembly on Friday.Read also: What you need to know about Batang industrial zone development Red tape prevented Indonesia from climbing up the World Bank’s ease of doing business ranking last year, hence why the country has been ranked 73rd since 2018. The President wants the country reach the 40th position this year.To achieve the goal, the Jokowi administration has proposed an omnibus bill on job creation to carry out regulatory reform. It seeks to attract investment by revising 79 laws and more than 1,200 articles deemed harmful to Indonesia’s ease of doing business.In addition to regulatory reform, the government is also developing industrial parks, such as the Batang industrial park in Central Java and one in Majalengka regency, West Java, to solve land acquisition issues usually faced by investors.The government is planning to develop at least 27 industrial parks, according to the 2020-2024 National Medium-Term Development Plan (RPJMN). Most of them will be developed outside Java Island. “Similar industrial estates will also be built in various regions all over Indonesia, always taking into account cooperation with community entrepreneurship and micro, small and medium enterprises to provide employment opportunities for the unemployed young generation and boost equitability of development in all corners of the country,” said the President in his speech.“Consequently, a favorable national ecosystem for the expansion of quality employment opportunity must be established.Read also: Guide to omnibus bill on job creation: 1,028 pages in 10 minutes“We dedicate all of this to a fair national economy that caters to the interests of workers and job seekers in order to alleviate poverty by providing the widest possible quality employment opportunities.”The Indonesian economy contracted 5.32 percent in the second quarter as the COVID-19 pandemic hit demand and disrupted the supply chain. As a result, around 3.7 million individuals have lost their jobs so far this year, according to data from the National Development Planning Agency (Bappenas), with the number expected to hit around 10 million by the end of the year. The speech came at a time when the government is pushing forward the conclusion of deliberation of the omnibus bill at the House of Representatives amid heavy scrutiny from observers, international institutions and labor unions that say the bill could jeopardize environmental protection and labor rights.Topics :
The chair of the parliamentary committee charged with scrutinising pensions policy has argued that the benefits of increased tax income is a driving factor behind the UK government’s move to create flexibility in defined contribution (DC) pensions.Speaking at the industry conference, Pensions and Benefits UK, Labour MP Dame Anne Begg said she was sceptical whether the government had fully considered all its options before selecting its chosen route.In March, during the annual Budget, Chancellor George Osborne announced reforms to the DC market that remove compulsory annuitisation for pots sized between £18,000 and £310,000.The changes, announced by the Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition, will allow DC savers full flexibility, including withdrawing pots as cash charged at the marginal tax rate. It was seen as reaction to a failing annuities market, beset by falling annuity rates for consumers due to lack of awareness and competition.However, the changes set to be implemented by April 2015, have been criticised over the scale of the reforms, the reasoning behind them and the timescale.Begg, chair of the cross-party work and pensions select committee, told the conference: “I do wonder if [the government] fully exhausted all the options for improving the annuity market.”“Some of this was done because [the government] sees an immediate tax advantage, and it has more to do with that.”The increase in income is to be fuelled by savers withdrawing their pots as cash and paying associated tax charges.However, the notion of government income increasing as a result of the reforms was contradicted by other speakers.Con Keating, head of research at Brighton Rock, said while immediate advantaged would be seen, in the long-run it was not the case due to a fall in demand in Gilts from annuity providers.“What happens with Gilts will actually offset the tax advantage, and will add to the deficit.“Based on the work the Bank of England has done on the effect of pension scheme and annuity buying on the level of interest rates, three years on, expect a tax bill because of these changes rather than a benefit.”Begg also berated the government over the timescales of the reforms.“It does seem strange the announcement was made before the consultation was launched and it is yet to make the case that people can get a higher, or a more secure income, under a more flexible system,” she added.“It is an incredible challenge for the industry because of the way the DC system works,” she added. “It is going to be tight.”Concerns over the timescale for implementation were echoed by the National Association of Pension Funds, which, in its response to the government consultation, said scheme members were at risk due to the speed of change.“It is difficult to recall a time when UK workplace pensions have had more to deal with,” said Joanne Segars, chief executive from the NAPF.“Even with the best intentions, this can only jeopardise good outcomes for scheme members and schemes should be given time to put the changes from the Budget in place first. We recommend the Government reviews the timetable.”
Although he conceded the £8.4bn mandate was sizeable – it accounted for approximately 28% of the manager’s £29.5bn in assets under management as of the end of September – he pointed out that it accounted for just 3% of the company’s annual revenue, and produced only a small profit.“It was marginally profitable, but only marginally,” he told IPE. “In terms of bottom line, it honestly doesn’t make a difference.”Nusseibeh said discussions were ongoing with two staff directly affected by BTPS’s decision to terminate the mandate, but he would not be drawn on any departures.Hermes has steadily increased the level of revenue from third-party clients, rising from 18% at the end of 2011 to 51% by September 2015, according to figures provided by the manager.According the company’s 2014 annual report filed with the UK’s Companies House, it saw income from management and performance-related fees increase by £2.8m to £32.8m over the course of the financial year – broadly on par with the £32.6m reported at the end of 2011.Over the nearly four-year period, Hermes has only seen assets under management increase by around £3bn.But its stewardship business, Hermes EOS, has seen assets under stewardship increase to £146bn, up from £86bn in 2011.BTPS remains loyal to Hermes in other areas, recently doubling the size of a private equity mandate overseen by Hermes GPE. Hermes Investment Management’s chief executive has blamed the changing investment landscape for the BT Pension Scheme’s (BTPS) decision to terminate a £8.4bn (€11.9bn) bond mandate.According to a statement released by BTPS, the UK’s second-largest fund decided to move away from the actively managed government bond strategy after concluding a passive approach would be more cost effective.The statement added that Hermes achieved a strong performance from the mandate, and that the manager wholly owned by BTPS would continue to oversee 30-40% of its assets – a reduction from half of the fund’s assets at the end of June 2014.Saker Nusseibeh, who has been chief executive of Hermes since 2012, said he “wasn’t particularly surprised” on hearing last week about the loss of the mandate, noting the trend among UK pension funds to focus on liability management.
Futuristic submarine-inspired development surfaces in Brisbane Inside the house with a huge built-in skate bowl Professional cricketer Chris Lynn celebrates after scoring a century during the Pakistan Super League T20 cricket match between Lahore Qalandars and Multan Sultans at the Gaddafi Cricket Stadium in Lahore in March. Photo: Arif ALI / AFP.WHAT does a professional cricketer do when his livelihood is put on hold because of a global pandemic? He delves into property development of course.Brisbane Heat skipper Chris Lynn has been beating the boredom of isolation by helping one of his best mates build a brand new home in the inner north suburb of Kedron. 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This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreenHow much do I need to retire?00:58 MORE: Live in Brisbane’s newest tallest building Professional cricketer Chris Lynn is behind a new home for sale in Kedron.This home at 8 Bloxsom St, Kedron, is for sale with a brand-new car for free.The five-bedroom, three-bathroom house on 607 sqm at 8 Bloxsom Street has just hit the market, and the lucky buyer will also get a brand-new car for free.Lynn should be in India playing for the Mumbai Indians in the IPL, but was forced to come home in March due to COVID-19.With a keen interest in the property market, Lynn decided to give his builder friend Michael Merker a hand finishing and marketing the project. Professional cricketer Chris Lynn having a hit in the backyard of this home in Kedron.The back of the house at 8 Bloxsom St, Kedron.“Projects like this always excite me,” Lynn said.“There’s always a good time to buy property I believe.”Lynn, who owns a home in Windsor and another two investment properties in Kedron, is already on the lookout for his next project.Professional cricketer Chris Lynn at the Kedron home he is helping to market in Kedron.One of the living rooms in the property at 8 Bloxsom St, Kedron.“It’s always been my outlook since I started playing cricket to have a balance, so it’s not just cricket, cricket, cricket, whether that’s work, study or other interests,” he said.“I sometimes think Brisbane is saturated with units at the moment, so something like townhouses is probably preferred. I would also love to live up the coast.”The indoor/outdoor living area of the home.As an ambassador for Lexus, Lynn thought of the idea of asking Scifleet Toyota to throw in a brand new Lexus NX 300. “With tough times at the moment, it’s good to have a feel-good story and help people out wherever we can,” he said.More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus9 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market9 hours agoOne of the bathrooms in the home at 8 Bloxsom St, Kedron.He may also be persuaded to offer a free cricket lesson to the lucky buyer.The property is Mr Merker’s first new build and he’s pretty proud of it, having laid the slab down back in August 2018 after the existing post-war house on the block was moved to Bundaberg. One of the five bedrooms in the home.“I was looking for about six months and went around with my grandma and mum and they actually picked it out because it was facing north and had lots of potential,” Mr Merker said. “I didn’t really want Hamptons style, just contemporary and classic, so I’ve designed the home so it will stand the test of time and won’t date 20 years down the track.”The kitchen in the home at 8 Bloxsom St, Kedron.The property is being marketed by Ross Armstrong and Matthew Jabs of Place Newmarket and is for sale now without a price guide.Brisbane Heat skipper Chris Lynn has a passion for property.
Share Share Sharing is caring! LocalNews Dominica should tap into resources from Cancun- Dr. kenneth Darroux by: – June 27, 2011 Share Tweet Dr. Kenneth DarrouxFisheries Minister Dr. Kenneth Darroux believes the time has come for Dominica to tap into the resources coming out of a meeting in Cancun in 2010. He says, coming out of the United Nations Framework for climate change in Cancun where the negotiations at that meeting were very successful, it is important that Dominica tap into those resources to help develop boost the island image. These resources he says will contribute significantly to the islands, environment and tourism and fisheries sectors. Meanwhile, Dominica stance on the International Whaling commission continues to be a debate each year among countries which have signed unto the agreement of whaling with Japan. Dominica has abstained from the IWC meeting for the last 5 years. Doctor Darroux says, while most of the other OECS Countries have taken a pro whaling stance, he believes that based on information given, it is important that Dominica continues to abstained from the IWC.Dominica Vibes News 27 Views no discussions
Several local school corporations are among many across Indiana receiving grant funding through the Secured School Safety Grant Program. Governor Mike Pence announced Wednesday more than $9 million in funding to more than 250 schools throughout the state.“It’s a great honor to announce the continuation of these grants to our local schools across the state. All of Indiana’s students deserve to learn and grow in a safe environment,” said Governor Pence. “This is a large step in our partnership with Hoosier families and the local schools to help protect Indiana’s students.”This is the second time Secured School Safety grants have been awarded. The first awards, announced November 1, 2013, also totaled more than $9 million. During the 2014 legislative session, the pool of eligible recipients was expanded to include cooperative career and technical education centers.The Secured School Safety Grant program is a dedicated state grant fund that provides matching grants to school corporations, charter schools, or coalitions of school corporations and/or charter schools applying jointly to:Conduct a threat assessment;Purchase equipment to restrict access to the school or expedite the notification of first responders; and/orEmploy a school resource officer (SRO).The list of awards, by county:DearbornLawrenceburg Community School Corporation was awarded $50,000 for equipment.South Dearborn Community School Corporation was awarded $50,000 for equipment.DecaturDecatur County Community Schools was awarded $50,000 to employ an SRO and for equipment.Greensburg Community School Corporation was awarded $50,000 for equipment.FranklinBatesville Community School Corporation was awarded $37,500 for equipment.Franklin County Community School Corporation was awarded $50,000 to employ an SRO.JenningsJennings County School Corporation was awarded $21,600 to employ an SRO.RipleyJac-Cen-Del Community School Corporation was awarded $35,000 to employ an SRO and for equipment.Milan Community Schools was awarded $50,000 to employ an SRO and for equipment.South Ripley Community School Corporation was awarded $50,000 to employ an SRO and for equipment.Southeastern Career Center was awarded $35,000 to employ an SRO and for equipment.Sunman Dearborn Community School Corporation was awarded $50,000 for equipment.RushRush County Schools was awarded $20,000 to conduct a threat assessment.School corporations, charter schools, or coalitions with an average daily membership (ADM) of at least 1,000 students applied for grants of up to $50,000. Eligible entities with an ADM of less than 1,000 students applied for grants of up to $35,000.
Loading… Now it appears another buyer has emerged, per the Daily Telegraph. read also:Agent shuts down Newcastle talk for Bale The paper claims American entrepreneur Henry Mauriss is ready to make a formal offer. He may have a much better chance of approval, compared to Amanda Staveley’s Saudi-led consortium. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Newcastle United may have found another buyer for the club. Promoted ContentThe World’s 7 Most Spectacular Railway Stations10 Largest Cities In The WorldIt Looks Like An Ordinary Doughnut, But It Glows In The Dark!Who’s The Best Car Manufacturer Of All Time?10 Risky Jobs Some Women Do6 Incredibly Strange Facts About Hurricanes9 Facts You Should Know Before Getting A Tattoo7 Ways To Understand Your Girlfriend BetterYou’ve Only Seen Such Colorful Hairdos In A Handful Of Anime17 Astonishingly Beautiful Cave Churches5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme ParksTop 10 Enemies Turned Friends in TV The Magpies are in the midst of takeover talks with a Saudi-backed consortium to buy the club from Mike Ashley. But it appears that issues surrounding privacy in Saudi Arabia could hamper the deal. Influential broadcaster beIN SPORTS is attempting to halt the takeover.Advertisement
highlights Germany to host Argentina on October 9. Germany didn’t have the best of World Cups last year. Argentina was out in the Quarterfinals after losing against France. New Delhi: Germany will host Argentina in Dortmund on October 9 in a repeat of the 2014 World Cup final, the German Football Association (DFB) announced Friday.”It was the express wish of the coaching staff to play a friendly against an outstanding team and develop the squad further,” explained DFB president Reinhard Grindel.No German fans need reminding that it was Mario Goetze’s goal in extra time which sealed their 1-0 win over Argentina in the World Cup final at Rio de Janeiro’s Maracana stadium in July 2014. That was followed by a 4-2 win for Argentina two months later when the sides last met in a friendly in Duesseldorf. For all the Latest Sports News News, Football News News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps. After Germany’s disastrous World Cup campaign in Russia last year, crashing out after the group stages, the DFB are keen to test their new-look squad.”On our way back to being one of the top sides, it’s important to compete with the best teams in the world and we look forward to an international match against Argentina,” said Germany’s team director Oliver Bierhoff.Germany will start their 2019 fixtures with a friendly against Serbia in Wolfsburg on March 20, followed by a Euro 2020 qualifier against the Netherlands in Amsterdam four days later. “At the moment, the focus is on qualifying for the European championships, we want to get off to a good start to the year against Serbia in Wolfsburg,” Bierhoff added.
NBA-NEWSCurry eyes Sunday return…Simmons out at least 2 weeksUNDATED (AP) — Stephen Curry is aiming to return to the Warriors lineup on Sunday for the first time since breaking his left hand in October.Coach Steve Kerr says the hope is that Curry will be able to play against Washington. The two-time NBA MVP has been practicing in recent weeks and will be re-evaluated on Saturday before a final decision is made.In other NBA news: Associated Press The Lions announced the move Tuesday, less than a year after signing him to an $11 million, one-year contract extension. Harrison went into the 2019 season with two years years left on the $46 million contract he signed with the New York Giants.Harrison started in 15 games last season, but had a career-low 49 tackles and two sacks for the three-win Lions. Detroit acquired Harrison from the Giants in the middle of the 2018 season for a fifth-round draft pick. The 31-year-old Harrison was a 2016 All-Pro selection.Also around the NFL:— The Colts say longtime left tackle Anthony Castonzo is expected to return next season after contemplating retirement for more than a month. Castonzo has been the anchor of the Colts line since he was a first-round pick in 2011. He made his first Pro Bowl last season and can become a free agent in March.— The league negotiating committee met with players union representatives for about four hours at Indianapolis without commenting on progress in negotiations. They got together to hash out their differences in a new labor agreement that was approved last week by owners and was rejected by the union. Update on the latest in sports: February 25, 2020 UNDATED (AP) — The Boston Bruins continue to lead the NHL’s Atlantic Division by five points over Tampa Bay following losses by both teams.Sean Monahan scored twice in a 72-second span of the second period to spark the Flames’ 5-2 victory at Boston. Matthew Tkachuk (kah-CHUHK’) had a goal and two assists for Calgary, which led just 3-2 until Mikael Backlund tallied twice in the final 90 seconds.Brad Marchand scored a short-handed goal for the Bruins, who have dropped consecutive games for the first time since a four-game skid in early December.In Toronto, John Tavares scored twice and William Nylander (NEE’-lan-dur) notched his 28th goal of the season as the Maple Leafs topped the Lightning, 4-3. Jake Muzzin (MUH’-zihn) also tallied for the Leafs, who ended Tampa Bay’s 11-game home winning streak.The Lightning suffered their season-high, third straight regulation loss despite Nikita Kucherov’s (KOO’-cheh-rahvz) 30th goal of the season. — The Canucks celebrated a 4-3 win at Montreal after Tyler Toffoli (tah-FOH’-lee) scored 1:35 into overtime. Bo Horvat, Alexander Edler, and Jake Virtanen (vur-TAN’-ehn) also scored as Vancouver won for the fourth time in six games since a four-game slide.— Nikita Gusev (GOO’-sehv) had a goal and an assist as the Devils downed the Red Wings, 4-1. Corey Schneider played for the first time in over a month and stopped 27 shots for the first victory in 12 games since last March 25.NHL-OILERS-YAMAMOTOOilers lose wingerEDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Edmonton Oilers winger Kailer Yamamoto (KAY’-lur yah-mah-MOH’-toh) is listed as week to week with an ankle injury suffered in Sunday’s win over the Kings. Brandon Childress buried a go-ahead, 3-pointer on the first possession of double-overtime as Wake Forest surprised the Blue Devils, 113-101. Childress missed his first 10 shots before hitting the tying 3 with 15.5 seconds left in regulation. He finished with 17 points, five rebounds and five assists as the Demon Deacons defeated the Blue Devils for the first time since March 2014.Freshman Wendell Moore Jr. had a season-high 25 points for the Blue Devils, who absorbed a 22-point loss at North Carolina State last week.In other top-25 action:— Matthew Mayer delivered 19 points and second-ranked Baylor bounced back from Saturday’s loss to Kansas by thumping Kansas State, 85-66. Jared Butler finished with 16 points and Davion Mitchell chipped in 14 as the Bears improved to 14-1 in the Big 12 and 25-2 overall.— Dayton clinched a share of the Atlantic 10 regular-season crown as Obi Toppin (OH’-bee TAH’-pihn) had 19 points and seven rebounds to carry the fourth-ranked Flyers past George Mason, 66-55. Jalen Crutcher had 13 points to help the Flyers extend the country’s longest current winning streak to 17 games. — Immanuel Quickley had career highs of eight 3-pointers and 30 points in leading eighth-ranked Kentucky to its seventh straight win, 69-60, over Texas A&M. Quickley is the first Wildcat with consecutive games of at least 25 points since Malik Monk in 2017.— Austin Wiley had 15 points and 11 rebounds as No. 15 Auburn held off Mississippi, 67-58. The Tigers improved to 11-4 in the SEC and benefited from the return of Isaac Okoro, who scored 10 points in 27 minutes after missing the previous three games with a hamstring injury.— Cassius Winston scored 19 of his 20 points in the second half and Rocket Watts matched a career high with 21 in helping 24th-rated Michigan State rally to beat No. 18 Iowa. The Spartans are second in the Big Ten at 11-6, 1 ½ games behind Maryland.NHL-SCHEDULEB’s, Bolts both fall Elsewhere on NHL ice:— Alex Ovechkin (oh-VEHCH’-kihn) scored his 701st goal before providing the shootout winner as the Capitals nipped the Jets, 4-3 to take a four-point lead over Pittsburgh in the Metropolitan Division. Goals by Jakub Vrana (vah-RAH’-nah) and Garnet Hathaway helped the Caps take a 3-0 lead before Nikolaj Ehlers (NIH’-koh-ly EE’-lurz) provided a goal and an assist to rally Winnipeg.— Roope (ROO’-peh) Hintz collected a season-high three points on a goal and two assists as the Stars knocked off the Hurricanes, 4-1. Anton Khudobin (koo-DOH’-bihn) stopped 40 shots for Dallas, which won for the seventh time in nine games despite being outshot 41-16.— The Flyers won their fourth in a row as Kevin Hayes scored twice in their 4-2 decision over the Sharks. Travis Konecny (kah-NEHK’-nee) and Nicolas Aube-Kubel provided the other goals to support Carter Hart, who stopped 26 shots and improved to 13-1 over his last 14 home starts.— The Rangers coughed up a 3-1 lead in the last 5 ½ minutes of regulation before Mika Zibanejad (MEE’-kuh zih-BAN’-eh-jad) tallied 28 seconds into overtime to send the Blueshirts to their fourth win in a row, 4-3 over the Islanders. Artemi Panarin (ahr-THE’-mee pah-NAH’-rihn) netted his 32nd goal of the season before feeding Zibanejad for the winner. Yamamoto has been a huge surprise for the Oilers since being recalled from Bakersfield of the AHL, providing nine goals and 21 points in 21 games. The 22nd player taken in the 2017 draft scored eight goals and eight assists in 23 games for Bakersfield.MLB-YANKEES-SEVERINOSeverino will miss 2020 seasonDUNEDIN, Fla. (AP) — The New York Yankees’ starting rotation has taken another hit.The reigning AL East champs say Luis Severino will undergo Tommy John surgery that will keep him on the shelf until 2021. Severino served as the Yankees’ ace in 2018 while going 19-8 with a 3.39 ERA and 220 strikeouts in 191 1/3 innings. But he made just three starts last year while battling shoulder problems after signing a four-year, $40 million contract. The Raptors had won 17 of 18 before the Bucks dominated the third quarter of a 108-97 victory against the Atlantic Division leaders. Giannis Antetokounmpo (YAH’-nihs an-teh-toh-KOON’-poh) provided 19 points, 19 rebounds and eight assists for Milwaukee, which trailed by two before outscoring Toronto, 34-19 in the third period.Khris Middleton finished with a team-high 22 points as the Bucks moved to 50-8.Pascal Siakam (see-A’-kam) had 22 points for the Raptors.Checking out Tuesday’s other NBA action:— Domantas Sabonis (doh-MAHN’-tahs sah-BOH’-nihs) contributed 21 points, 15 rebounds and nine assists to highlight the Pacers’ 119-80 thrashing of the Hornets. T.J. Warren scored 15 of his 19 points in the first half and Justin Holiday had 16 points as the short-handed Pacers won for the third time in four games. — The NFL’s video review system for pass interference calls could be scrapped after one season. An offseason survey by the competition committee shows strong opposition to the system installed last year. The biggest complaint is that subjectivity has been added to the equation, which many owners believe has handcuffed officials.— The Pro Football Hall of Fame will hold two induction ceremonies this year. The five modern-day players, plus the two coaches and three contributors elected separately as part of the NFL’s centennial celebration, will go into the Canton shrine on Aug. 8. Ten senior players also chosen by a special committee as part of the centennial, will be inducted on Sept. 18, the day after the actual 100th anniversary of the league.COLLEGE FOOTBALL-OHIO STATE-DAYBuckeyes reward football coachCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Football coach Ryan Day has received a three-year contract extension and a raise after leading the Buckeyes to a 13-1 record and a berth in the CFP semifinals in his first season at the helm. The Yankees also open the season without starters James Paxton and Domingo Germán. Paxton will miss the first two months of the season following back surgery. Germán has been suspended for violating Major League Baseball’s domestic violence policy.Gerrit Cole, Masahiro (mah-sah-HEE’-roh tah-NAH’-kah) and J.A. Happ are the only hurlers penciled into the season-opening rotation.NFL-NEWSLions release HarrisonUNDATED (AP) — The Detroit Lions have released defensive tackle Damon “Snacks” Harrison. Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditNBA-SCHEDULEBucks down Raptors for 50th winUNDATED (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks are the NBA’s first team to 50 victories this season after cooling off the Raptors in Toronto. Troon is most famous for the last Open played there in 2016. Henrik Stenson shot 63 in the final round to win a memorable duel against Phil Mickelson and set a scoring record.As for Turnberry? The course owned by President Donald Trump will have to wait. The R&A says Turnberry is still on the rotation, but it worries about its limited infrastructure that leads to smaller crowds. Day made a base salary of $4.5 million plus bonuses in 2019. His pay will increase to $7.6 million by 2022, with the remainder of his deal to be decided later. The contract runs through 2026.Day wasn’t even in the top 20 of the country’s highest paid football coaches last year.GOLF-BRITISH OPENRoyal Troon to again host the OpenUNDATED (AP) — The British Open is returning to Royal Troon in Scotland for the 10th time in 2023. It commemorates the 100-year anniversary of the first Open held on the Ayrshire coast of Scotland. — 76ers guard Ben Simmons will miss at least two more weeks with nerve issues in his lower back. The All-Star played just a few minutes in Saturday’s loss to Milwaukee before leaving with the back injury.— Grizzlies rookie forward Brandon Clarke hurt his right quadriceps and will be re-valuated in two weeks. Clarke left Monday night’s 124-97 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers after playing only three minutes with what was called hip soreness.T25 MEN’S BASKETBALLWake stuns Duke in 2OTUNDATED (AP) — Seventh-ranked Duke is suddenly struggling to beat in-state opponents.