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first_imgQualcomm Incorporated has confirmed that it has received a non-binding, unsolicited proposal from Broadcom Limited to acquire all of the outstanding shares of Qualcomm for per share consideration of $60.00 in cash and $10.00 in Broadcom stock.The Qualcomm Board of Directors, in consultation with its financial and legal advisors, will assess the proposal in order to pursue the course of action that is in the best interests of Qualcomm shareholders. Qualcomm will have no further comment until its Board of Directors has completed its review.Qualcomm’s Board and management have continued to execute on its strategy to position the company for the next phase of profitable growth by making focused investments to extend its leadership in mobile into new opportunities, while maintaining financial discipline and a robust capital return program. Qualcomm has significant opportunities to drive substantial additional value for its shareholders as its technology and product roadmap move into new industries.Click here to learn more about this.last_img read more

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first_imgIt beats the Ducati Streetfighter V4 by 1 bhp. Its unique SC Project exhaust system gives it 209 bhp and 116 Nm. The 2020 MV Agusta Rush 1000 is definitely extreme.center_img MV Agusta is nothing if not for their radical bikes, but the 2020 MV Agusta Rush 1000 is an extreme.The manufacturer says that it’s a tribute to the drag racing scene. But without an elongated swingarm and lowered body stance, it’s more of a streetfighter. Even then, it looks like its stylists were given the free hand to go bonkers.The Rush 1000 is based on the Brutal 1000RR but MV gave specialist exhaust makers SC Project the task of producing a unique system. Instead of being routed out the side, the dual tips exit behind the frame and just above the rear tyre.Fitted with the pipes, the engine liberates 209 bhp and 116 Nm of torque, placing it well in the hypernaked category. In fact, it is the most powerful against the 208 bhp Ducati Streetfighter V4 and 197 bhp Kawasaki Z H2.There’s plenty of carbon fibre to bring its weight down to 185 kg, dry. That disc-like rear wheel cover is carbon, hiding a forged-aluminium wheel.Front brakes are Brembo Stylema 4-piston calipers gripping 320 mm discs. Öhlins electronic suspension is rightfully fitted.No price yet, but it’s definitely going to be expensive. We wonder if MV Agusta will make a more “regular” version to challenge the Streetfighter V4.–Ads–last_img read more

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first_img Matt Medley is co-editor at NEO Sports Insiders, covers the Cleveland Cavaliers, Cleveland Indians and high school sports in Northeast Ohio.Follow @MedleyHoops on Twitter for live updates from games. Cavaliers Legend Nate Thurmond passed away earlier today. Here is a statement on behalf of the entire Cavs organization from Cavs Director of Alumni Relations and Nate’s teammate and friend, Campy Russell:“We are very saddened by the loss of Nate Thurmond. Nate’s jersey hangs in the rafters at The Q because of the unselfish way the Akron native and Hall of Famer approached the game we all love, the teammate that he was, his profound impact on one of the most special seasons in Cavaliers history, and the way that all translated on and off the court to reflect the ‘All for One. One for All.’ code. Just as Nate always held the Miracle team, the Coliseum crowds and his local roots dear to him, the Cavaliers franchise will always love and respect him as a true Cavalier legend. We extend our deepest condolences to Nate’s wife, Marci, and their family during this difficult time.” Matt Medleycenter_img Related Topicslast_img read more

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first_imgPort Isabel Volunteer Fire Department firefighters seen are Luis Perez, Greg Ruiz and John Sandoval. (Staff photo by Ray Quiroga)By RAY QUIROGAPort Isabel-South Padre PRESSrayq@portisabelsouthpadre.comGiven the events in Boston this past Monday, have you asked yourself just how far would you go for your neighbor or your community?There’s a groups of individuals right here in Port Isabel that is willing to surrender life and limb to save not only your life but your property as well, and they’re willing to do it at a moment’s notice at no monetary cost. They are the Port Isabel Volunteer Fire Department (PIVFD).But the service is not without its costs which come mostly in the form of equipment that takes a beating and is mandated to be periodically replaced.To help with those costs, the PIVFD will be hosting its 11th Annual PIVFD/Bob Harris Memorial Golf Tournament on April 27 at the South Padre Island Golf Course in Laguna Vista.For over 73 years, the PIVFD has been an integral part in fire support, prevention and rescue for the City of Port Isabel and surrounding communities. The PIVFD rely heavily on donations and fund-raisers to raise funds for equipment and training material. The tournament is one of those fund-raisers held in remembrance of Fire Marshal Robert Harris who was a victim of the tragic collapse of the Queen Isabella Causeway 11 years ago. According to PIVFD Senior Firefighter John Sandoval, Harris was responding to a then unknown call when, en route on the causeway, his vehicle fell into a gap on the bridge.While all but one current member of the department can say they personally knew Harris when he was living, the current group tries to live by his example on a daily basis.Sandoval, a six-year veteran of the department and a full time code enforcement officer for the city, said the department currently boasts about 15 volunteers who are required to attend a weekly meeting and answer, “the call,” at any time of the week, day or hour. “We’re a nonprofit and we’re all volunteers. It’s a pretty big thing to ask of people that they be free 365 days out of the year because you never know what’s going to happen,” Sandoval said.For Port Isabel native Greg Ruiz, 25, firefighting is in his blood. “Two of my uncles were firefighters and one even got hurt on his way to the Island responding to a call,” he explained.Still in high school, 19-year-old Luis Perez aspires to be a professional firefighter one day and even hopes to make it a course of study when he enters college.“That’s what I’ve always wanted to do and I’m even going to make it my major when I go to college,” Perez said.The tournament is a four-man scramble and prizes will be awarded for first through third place finishers, longest drive, straightest drive, hole in one.The registration fee is $65 per person or $260 for an entire team and it includes green fee, cart, lunch and drinks at the event. Sponsorships are also available and more information can be obtained by calling Fire Marshal Rodrigo Garcia at (956) 943-3523 or Daniel Marchan at (956) 943-1242. RelatedBob Harris Memorial Golf Tournament rescheduled for May 18The Port Isabel Volunteer Fire Department 11th Annual PIVFD/Bob Harris Memorial Golf Tournament has been rescheduled to Saturday, May 18. Originally scheduled for April 27, the postponement came as a result of unforeseen circumstances. The event will kick off with an 8 a.m. Shotgun Start at the South Padre Island…May 8, 2013In “South Padre Parade”11th Annual Bob Harris Memorial Golf Tournament plannedBy CRAIG ALANIZ South Padre Parade The Port Isabel Volunteer Fire Department will be hosting the 11th Annual PIVFD/Bob Harris Memorial Golf Tournament April 27 at the South Padre Island Golf Course. For over 73 years the PIVFD has been an integral part in fire support, prevention and rescue for the…April 4, 2013In “South Padre Parade”13 YEARS GONE: Community reflects on Causeway tragedyBy RAY QUIROGA Port Isabel-South Padre PRESS rayq@portisabelsouthpadre.com Amid the chaos that fateful morning of Sept. 15, 2001, something else was amiss, Port Isabel EMS Director Charlie Wood recalled — Port Isabel Fire Marshal Bob Harris wasn’t among the first responders at that tragic scene. “Everyone was wondering where he…September 18, 2014In “News” Sharelast_img read more

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first_img Share By DINA ARÉVALOPort Isabel-South Padre Presseditor@portisabelsouthpadre.comPachanga in the Park and the Run SPI Marathon were topics of discussion at this week’s Port Isabel City Commission Meeting.Entering its fifth year, the Pachanga in the Park is expected to be bigger and better, said Interim City Manager Jared Hockema. This year the event will feature two bands offering traditional Latino music such as norteños and corridos, as well as modern rock & roll. The event will also feature more rides and contests, he said.Both sponsors and vendors are still being sought, Hockema said. Interested parties may contact Jeannie Flores to secure a booth or Robert Salinas to purchase a sponsorship, he said. Pachange in the Park will take place on Oct. 3 from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. at Washington Park.Another event discussed by the Commission was the upcoming Run SPI Marathon, which is scheduled for Nov. 14. Runners will begin the 26.2 mile route in Port Isabel before crossing the Queen Isabella Memorial Causeway and completing the majority of the run on South Padre Island. Previously, the Commission had expressed concern about the road closure plans associated with the event.Want the whole story? Pick up a copy of the Port Isabel-South Padre Press, or subscribe to our E-Edition by clicking here. Related5th Pachanga in the Park SaturdayBy DINA ARÉVALO Port Isabel-South Padre Press editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com Put on your dancing shoes and bring your appetite, because the 5th Annual Pachanga in the Park is set to kick off this Saturday at Washington Park in Port Isabel. “It’s a wonderful even. It has become the signature event for the City…October 2, 2015In “News”Commission questions marathon preparationsBy DINA ARÉVALO Port Isabel-South Padre Press editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com South Padre Island City Manager Bill DiLibero visited the Port Isabel City Commission Tuesday to discuss ongoing preparations for the Run SPI Marathon, a Boston Marathon qualifying event which will take place on Friday, November 13. The marathon is scheduled to begin in…August 28, 2015In “News”Port Isabel ready for PachangaBy DINA ARÉVALO Port Isabel-South Padre Press editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com The Port Isabel City Commission made quick work of Tuesday’s agenda, hearing updates on the Laguna Madre Youth Center, the City’s revolving loan program, and preparations for the upcoming Pachanga in the Park. Pachanga in the Park, the City’s popular outdoor family-friendly festival,…September 15, 2017In “News”last_img read more

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first_imgEllet (11-2) #8 Cleveland Central Catholic (11-2)Movement: +2Last Week: Won 51-48 against #9 Garfield Heights, Won 70-59 against VASJ, Won 57-51 against #14 St. IgnatiusThis Week: at #12 Lorain (1/21), vs Toledo St. John’s (1/25), vs SPIRE Institute (1/26 at Brush) #6 Mentor (6-4)Movement: +1Last Week: Won 79-70 against StrongsvilleThis Week: at Eastlake North (1/21), at Brunswick (1/24) #4 Medina (11-2)Movement: – –Last Week: Won 88-64 against Euclid, Won 72-69 against #23 GlenOakThis Week: vs Strongsville (1/21), vs #22 Solon (1/24) #24 Massillon Washington (11-2)Movement: NEWLast Week: Won 53-51 against #19 Wooster, Won 61-48 against Canton CC, Won 46-43 against StowThis Week: at Massillon Perry (1/20) #20 Richmond Heights (10-4)Movement: +1Last Week: Won 93-34 against Trinity, Won 81-29 against CardinalThis Week: at Lutheran West (1/21), vs Berkshire (1/24) Midview (9-2) Billy Kosco #9 Fairview (11-1)Movement: +3Last Week: Won 69-54 against BuckeyeThis Week: at Bay (1/24), vs Lutheran West (1/25)#10 Green (12-1)Movement: +7Last Week: Won 74-62 against Hoover, Won 65-43 against Lake, Won 50-45 against #13 BoardmanThis Week: vs Massillon Perry (1/24) Chagrin Falls (11-2) Triway (10-2) #21 Revere (11-1)Movement: +1Last Week: Won 66-36 against Wadsworth, Won 75-52 against TallmadgeThis Week: at Cornerstone Christian (1/21), vs Barberton (1/24) McDonald (13-1) #1 St. Edward (12-1)Movement: – –Last Week: Won 64-51 against #11 Lorain, Won 75-66 against Huntington Prep (WV), Won 91-65 against PrincetonThis Week: at Archbishop Hoban (1/25), vs #7 Shaker Heights (1/26 at Brush) #11 Garfield Heights (11-4)Movement: -2Last Week: Lost 51-48 against #10 Cleveland Central Catholic, Won 58-50 against Bedford, Lost 68-63 against Crestwood Prep (CAN)This Week: at Maple Heights (1/24) #7 Shaker Heights (11-2)Movement: +1Last Week: Won 72-68 against BrunswickThis Week: vs Elyria (1/24), vs #1 St. Edward (1/26 at Brush) #17 St. Ignatius (8-6)Movement: -3Last Week: Won 97-29 against Collinwood, Lost 57-51 against #10 Cleveland Central CatholicThis Week: vs Louisville (1/24), vs Stow (1/25) #15 Boardman (10-1)Movement: -2Last Week: Won 68-44 against Austintown-Fitch, Won 68-50 against Canfield, Lost 50-45 against #17 GreenThis Week: vs #23 Warren Harding (1/21), vs Youngstown East (1/24) #2 St. Vincent-St. Mary (10-3)Movement: – –Last Week: Won 79-68 against Cincinnati Elder, Won 100-78 against Trotwood-MadisonThis Week: vs Shaw (1/21), vs Benedictine (1/25), at #5 Brush (1/26) #22 Solon (7-3)Movement: +2Last Week: Won 56-55 against ElyriaThis Week: vs Twinsburg (1/21), at #4 Medina (1/24) #23 Warren Harding (10-5)Movement: +2Last Week: Won 78-58 against Howland, Won 48-40 against Austintown-FitchThis Week: at #15 Boardman (1/21), at Canfield (1/24) #16 Cleveland Heights (11-5)Movement: -10Last Week: Lost 62-52 against Bedford, Won 65-41 against Warrensville HeightsThis Week: Not Active On The Cusp #13 Rhodes (10-1)Movement: +2Last Week: Won 84-41 against Cleveland JFK, Won 99-52 against Cleveland MLKThis Week: at Glenville (1/21), at John Marshall (1/24), vs #3 Lutheran East (1/26 at Brush) #3 Lutheran East (11-1)Movement: – –Last Week: Won 67-61 against #5 Brush, Won 72-52 against Kettering AlterThis Week: at Warrensville Heights (1/21), vs #13 Rhodes (1/26 at Brush) #14 Canton McKinley (11-2)Movement: +2Last Week: Won 70-60 against #23 GlenOak, Won 62-56 against Massillon PerryThis Week: vs Lewis Center Olentangy (1/26) #12 Lorain (9-4)Movement: -1Last Week: Lost 64-51 against #1 St. EdwardThis Week: vs #8 Cleveland Central Catholic (1/21), vs Warrensville Heights (1/24) #25 Wooster (11-1)Movement: -6Last Week: Lost 53-51 against Massillon Washington, Won 70-67 against LexingtonThis Week: Not Active #5 Brush (10-4)Movement: +1Last Week: Lost 67-61 against #3 Lutheran East, Won 80-53 against Chardon, Lost 63-54 against First Love (PA)This Week: vs Riverside (1/24), vs #2 St. Vincent-St. Mary (1/26) Related TopicsBoys HS BasketballfeaturedSt. EdwardSt.Vincent-Saint Mary #18 Lake Catholic (6-4)Movement: – –Last Week: Won 64-61 against Gilmour AcademyThis Week: vs Walsh Jesuit (1/21), at Archbishop Hoban (1/24)#19 North Royalton (11-1)Movement: +1Last Week: Won 64-48 against Cuyahoga FallsThis Week: at Parma (1/21), vs Stow (1/24)last_img read more

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first_imgAssembly member Brent Johnson co-sponsored the ordinance which states “the current process has made it difficult for citizens wishing to form a local option zone to be successful”. Johnson says one of the biggest changes in the proposed rewrite is the size of lot that can be forced by surrounding lots to be included in a local option zone district. Asmb. Johnson: “Previously there was no specific size of lot that was restricted out so previously a guy could own an 80 acre lot and have the folks around him say ‘Guess what, we’re forcing you into our local option zone [district] and now you can’t have a gravel pit.’ So with the new ordinance the maximum size of lot is five acres, unless, somebody with a larger lot can volunteer to be in but they cannot be forced to be in.” The Borough Assembly will take public comment on the ordinance at their 6:00 pm, Tuesday, February 2 meeting.Click here for that proposed ordinance. Asmb. Johnson: “The fact that it’s been in place for at least ten years or more and in that period of time there’s been maybe five local option zones formed.” FacebookTwitterEmailPrintFriendly分享The Borough Assembly will take public comment on simplified local option zoning rules Tuesday. Local Option Zoning is the process by which neighborhoods of 12 lots or more can propose to ban or support anything from pot cultivation to gravel pits. The local-options zoning provisions were last rewritten in 2000 and the Borough’s Planning and Legal departments have been reviewing those for several months.last_img read more

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first_img GET THE BEST OF THE JAPAN TIMES IN FIVE EASY PIECES WITH TAKE 5 NAGOYA – Chika Horie, who won the 2002 Hokkaido Marathon, will sit out the Nagoya International Women’s Marathon this Sunday for health reasons, race organizers said Wednesday.Organizers said Horie is one of four runners who will miss the race, leaving 18 invited guests, including overseas runners, to the meet that also serves as the final Olympic qualifier for Japanese athletes.center_img Last month, Sydney Olympic gold medalist Naoko Takahashi said she would not run in the Nagoya meet.That means she will have to wait to see if she gets picked by the Japan Association of Athletics Federations for one of the three available Olympic berths for Japanese women. last_img read more

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first_imgMADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin basketball team had one tough night.The No. 5 Badgers returned to Madison on Wednesday after getting stuck in Pittsburgh following a 59-53 loss on Tuesday night at Maryland. The plane flying the team home had to make an emergency landing because of an engine malfunction.The team posted on Twitter that everyone was safe. The Badgers stayed at three hotels in Pittsburgh.Players studied Wednesday morning before leaving for Wisconsin in the early afternoon.“Well 16 hours later and we have finally made it safely back to Madison,” forward Duje Dukan said on Twitter.The loss to the 14th-ranked Terrapins snapped a 10-game winning streak for the Badgers (25-3, 13-2). They will return to action Sunday in the home finale against Michigan State.last_img read more

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