NASCAR TV schedule: Aug. 5 – Aug. 11, 2019

first_imgWhich channels have NASCAR programming this week? We answer that and give you the weekly NASCAR television listings here in the NASCAR TV schedule.Note: All times are ET.MORE: Get the NBC Sports App | How to find FS1 | Get FOX Sports App | How to find NBCSNMonday, August 53 p.m., NASCAR 120, NBCSN/NBC Sports App5 p.m., NASCAR America: “Monday,” NBCSN/NBC Sports App6 p.m., NASCAR Race Hub, FS1/FOX Sports App7 p.m., Unrivaled: Earnhardt vs. Gordon, FS1/FOX Sports AppOn MRN:12:30 p.m., MRN OutloudTuesday, August 65 p.m., Dale Jr. Download, NBCSN/NBC Sports AppWednesday, August 75 p.m., NASCAR America: “Motormouths,” NBCSN/NBC Sports App6 p.m., NASCAR Racing K&N Series: Watkins Glen International, NBCSN/NBC Sports App7 p.m., NASCAR Racing Whelen Series: Stafford 150, NBCSN/NBC Sports AppOn MRN:12 p.m., NASCAR Coast to Coast3 p.m., Crew CallThursday, Aug. 85 p.m., NASCAR America: “Motorsports Hour,” NBCSN/NBC Sports App7 p.m., NASCAR Race Hub, FS1/FOX Sports AppFriday, Aug. 9Noon, NASCAR The Decades, NBCSN/NBC Sports App12:30 p.m. Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practice, NBCSN/NBC Sports App (Canada: TSN 2)1:35 p.m., NASCAR Xfinity Series first practice, NBC Sports App (Canada: TSN App)4:05 p.m., NASCAR Xfinity Series final practice, NBC Sports App (Canada: TSN App)5 p.m., Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series qualifying, NBCSN/NBC Sports App (Canada: TSN 5)6 p.m., NASCAR America, NBCSN/NBC Sports App7 p.m., NASCAR The Decades, NBCSN/NBC Sports AppOn MRN:12:30 p.m., Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practice5 p.m., Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series qualifyingSaturday, Aug. 108:35 a.m., Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practice, CNBC, NBC Sports App (Canada: TSN App)9:30 a.m., NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series qualifying, FS2/FOX Sports App11:30 a.m., Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series final practice, NBC Sports App (Canada: TSN App)11:40 a.m., NASCAR Xfinity Series qualifying, NBC Sports App (Canada: TSN App)Noon, NASCAR RaceDay: Gander Outdoors Truck Series, FS1/FOX Sports App1 p.m., NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series race, FS1/FOX Sports App (Coverage will start on FS2)3 p.m., NASCAR Xfinity Series race, NBCSN/NBC Sports App (Canada: TSN 4, 5)10:30 p.m., NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series race, FS2/FOX Sports App (re-air)On MRN:8:30 a.m., Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practice11:30 a.m., Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practice12:30 p.m., NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series race2:30 p.m., NASCAR Xfinity Series raceSunday, Aug. 1111 a.m., NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series race, FS1/FOX Sports App (re-air)1 p.m., NASCAR RaceDay, FS1/FOX Sports App2 p.m., NASCAR America, NBCSN/NBC Sports App2:30 p.m., Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Countdown to Green, NBCSN/NBC Sports App3 p.m., Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race, NBCSN/NBC Sports App (Canada: TSN 4, 5)6 p.m., Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Post Race, NBCSN/NBC Sports AppOn MRN:2 p.m., Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series racelast_img read more

Baby with Coronavirus Gets CPR from Deputy Just in Time As SC Medics Rush…

first_img     ___ Oct. 29–A baby with the coronavirus was waiting for medics when aSouth Carolina deputy stepped in to help save the child’s life, officials say. The News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.) It wasn’t the first time a South Carolina cop was credited withhelping a young child in a critical moment. The infant was unresponsive when Shawn Gopaul got to the scene andstarted performing CPR on Tuesday, the Chesterfield County Sheriff’s Officesaid in a Facebook post. “Deputy Gopaul did not hesitate in performing his duties”until the ambulance arrived to help the child, cops say. The baby was rushed toMonroe, North Carolina, and later airlifted to a Charlotte hospital, thesheriff’s office wrote on Facebook. Deputy Shawn Gopaul (Photo/Chesterfield County Sheriff’s Office) Related Now, the child is home and getting better, officials say. Gopaulquarantined after the incident and took a COVID-19 test that came backnegative, according to his department.center_img In Oct. 2019, a body-worn camera captured a Belton police officerrescuing a choking baby girl, McClatchy News reported. The 4-month-old hadtaken medicine and began struggling to breathe, according to officials. Simone Jasper The department says Gopaul took the emergency actions in Pageland,a town roughly 75 miles northeast of Columbia and near the North Carolinaborder. Visit The News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.) at Distributed by Tribune Content Agency, LLC. (c)2020 The News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.) Improving the Effectiveness of CPR Chest Compressions in Neonates and InfantsAssessing Apparent Life-Threatening Events in Infantslast_img read more

True Blood’s Stephen Moyer to Star Opposite Carrie Underwood in Live TV Broadcast of The Sound of Music

first_imgAuf weidersehen, Vampire Bill! True Blood star Stephen Moyer will star as Captain Georg Von Trapp in NBC’s live broadcast of The Sound of Music, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The three-hour musical telecast, starring previously announced Grammy winner Carrie Underwood as Maria Von Trapp and produced by Smash’s Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, will air on December 5. Check out Moyer doing his best “Razzle Dazzle” in the Hollywood Bowl’s summer staging of Chicago below! Set in pre-WWII Austria, The Sound of Music is based on the romantic true story of Maria von Trapp, an aspiring nun who leaves her abbey to become a governess for the widower Captain von Trapp’s seven children. Maria soon finds herself falling in love with her employer and questioning her religious calling. The musical premiered on Broadway in 1959, where it broke box-office records and won the Tony Award for Best Musical. The 1965 film version won the Oscar for Best Picture. The Sound of Music features music and lyrics by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II and a book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse. Moyer recently wrapped a three-night July run at the Hollywood Bowl in the musical production of Chicago, where he played Billy Flynn. Known mainly for his TV and movie credits, the actor is a graduate of the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art and performed with the National Theatre Wales, The Royal Shakespeare Company and the Oxford Stage Company. View Commentslast_img read more

Triathlon on the Big Screen

first_imgWith just under one year to go to London 2012, triathlon is breaking new ground with an innovative and exciting concept launched by the International Triathlon Union (ITU) and the British Triathlon Federation. (BTF). On 6-7 August, the UK shall see triathlon broadcast live in six cities, and in tandem there will be an opportunity to also take part in an on-site mini triathlon competition.Each city centre location will be transformed into a mini sporting arena where everyone can be part of the triathlon action with an Endless Pool, treadmills and stationary bikes bringing the sport to life. BBC coverage from the Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship Series London in Hyde Park will be simultaneously broadcast live on big screens right in the heart of each city.As well as taking part in novice events, spectators can cheer on UK and international athletes as they race to qualify for the London 2012 Olympic Games. This is a flavour of what to expect during the London 2012 Olympic Games next summer, where there will be 21 screens around the UK during Games time.On the weekend of 6-7 August, Triathlon Live will be coming to Manchester, Birmingham, Plymouth, Derby, Cardiff and Portsmouth. Birmingham’s own Jodie Stimpson will be racing in the women’s elite race on Saturday giving fans the perfect opportunity to come together to cheer on local talent.“Triathlon is a fantastic sport to watch, so I am excited that people in my home town have the opportunity to experience it live!” said Stimpson. “Hopefully lots of people will turn out to cheer me and the other British athletes on as we try to qualify for the Olympics.”Each of the six sites will broadcast the elite women’s race from 12noon GMT on Saturday 6 August and the elite men’s race from 13:00 GMT on Sunday 7 August:Manchester, Exchange Square – Start time: 10.30amDerby, Market Place – Start time: 10amBirmingham, Victoria Square – Start time: 10.30amPortsmouth, Guildhall Square – Start time: 10.30amPlymouth, Armada Way – Start time: 10.30amCardiff, St Davids Hall – Start time: tbcThe Triathlon Live Sites are a unique concept and this initiative is the first of its kind to be trialled before an Olympic Games. It is a pilot project to encourage active community participation in the Olympic sport of triathlon during the Games.“The Triathlon Live Sites are a great example of the growing popularity of triathlon in the UK and globally. Triathlon is a young and innovative sport and we are proud to lead the way with this unique collaboration between ITU and BTF,” said Marisol Casado, ITU President and IOC Member.The Triathlon Live Sites were organised in partnership between ITU, BTF and the BBC Big Screens network around the UK. Partners Endless Pools will provide the unique stationary swimming pools where athletes can swim at race pace in an area no bigger than a family car! Relatedlast_img read more

There’s A Reason Americans Pass By Homeless People In The Street Without A Second Glance

first_imgBusiness Insider:Some people’s willingness to accept income inequality has everything to do with their perception of choice, Pacific Standard’s Tom Jacobs reports.Psychologists Krishna Savani of Columbia Business School and Aneeta Rattan of Stanford University expand on the topic in a study published by Psychological Science:“The concept of choice makes people less disturbed by facts about existing wealth inequality in the United States, more likely to underestimate the role of societal factors in individuals’ successes, less likely to support the redistribution of educational resources, and less likely to support raising taxes on the rich—even if doing so would help resolve a budget deficit crisis.Read the whole story: Business Insider More of our Members in the Media >last_img read more

States’ report card highlights threat of weather, infectious diseases

first_imgToday Trust for America’s Health (TFAH), a Washington, D.C.–based health advocacy group, in its annual report card ranking states’ preparedness for public health threats, noted that the leading challenges this year took the form of natural weather disasters, including hurricanes Harvey and Irma.”Preparedness was weather-related this year,” said John Auerbach, MBA, the president and chief executive officer of TFAH, in a press conference. “But preparedness is inconsistent across states.””As a nation, we—year after year—fail to fully support public health and preparedness,” Auerbach added in a TFAH press release. “If we don’t improve our baseline funding and capabilities, we’ll continue to be caught completely off-guard when hurricanes, wildfires, and infectious disease outbreaks hit.”The report also noted that preparedness in general—including for infectious disease threats—was down among states compared with last year, and preparedness is being undermined by underfunding. Experts also underscored the problem of vaccine hesitancy.”What it takes to prepare for bioterrorism, major disease threats or major disasters is also essential to respond to ongoing health threats,” TFAH said in the report. “The bad news is that the accomplishments achieved to improve public health and preparedness for all hazards are being undermined due to severe budget cuts and lack of prioritization.”Half of states scored 5 or lowerAccording to the TFAH report, US states and territories experienced 15 separate weather and climate disaster events, each with losses exceeding $1 billion, and that excluded recent wildfires in California. Hurricanes Harvey and Maria alone killed nearly 200 people, displaced thousands in Texas and Louisiana, and produced catastrophic flooding and major public health emergencies.Celeste Philip, MD, MPH, surgeon general and secretary of the Florida Department of Health (Florida Health) said her state faced Zika last year and then Hurricane Irma this year—major public health crises that have tested Florida Health’s ability to  rapidly respond to a situation.”Federal investment is critical for building a public health infrastructure that has the capacity to prepare for and recover from weather and other hazardous situations,” Philip said in the TFAH report.The report card is based on 10 key indicators of public health preparedness. Half of all states scored a 5 or lower (out of 10), with Alaska scoring the lowest (2), and Massachusetts and Rhode Island scoring the highest (9). Delaware, North Carolina, and Virginia each scored 8 out of 10. Florida received a 6.That is down from last year, when Massachusetts scored a 10, North Carolina and Washington state scored a 9, only 9 states scored 5 or lower, and no state scored lower than 3.But Auerbach said the report card, a 116-page document called “Ready or Not? Protecting the Public’s Health from Diseases, Disasters, and Bioterrorism,” is not a comprehensive analysis.”Some of the states lacking several of the indicators have protected the public well this year,” said Auerbach. “But the report card is necessary to provide the public a better understanding of preparedness.”Focus on federal fundingThroughout the press conference, Auerbach emphasized the lack of federal funding for public health threats. Time and again, Auerbach said, an emergency, whether it’s in the form of Zika or wildfires, leaves states scrambling for federal dollars.”Federal funding has been cut by more than half since 2002,” Auerbach said. In 2002, federal officials spent $940 million on health emergencies. In 2017, that number dropped to $667 million.In the report card, TFAH called for a complementary Public Health Emergency Fund to provide immediate surge funding for specific actions regarding major emerging threats.Auerbach said that money is crucial, especially because only 19 states plus Washington, DC, increased or maintained their public health budgets this year. Last year 26 states increased or maintained public health funding.Public health funding commitment was the first indicator of a state’s preparedness. Other indicators included national health security preparedness, public health department accreditation, antibiotic resistance efforts, flu vaccination rates, enhanced nurse licensure compact participation, United States climate alliance, public health laboratories, and paid sick leave laws.Addressing undervaccinationKaren Remley, MD, MBA, CEO of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) spoke during the press conference about the need for more vaccination efforts across the country, citing outbreaks of measles and whooping coughs as costly public health crises that could have been avoided with routine immunizations.”The AAP maintains that vaccines are safe, effective, and save lives,” Remley said. Only 20 states reported vaccinating more than half of their populations against seasonal influenza, a rate that climbed from 10 states in last year’s report.Auerbach and Remley said that states across the nation had to focus on—in addition to vaccination—antimicrobial resistance, calling it one of the biggest threats facing the public. Twenty states plus Washington, DC, had 70% or more of hospitals reporting that they met antibiotic stewardship program core elements in 2016.See also: Dec 19 TFAH press releaseDec 19 TFAH “Ready or Not?” reportAug 30 CIDRAP News story “Experts: Avoid unneeded tetanus shots in wake of Harvey”Apr 20 CIDRAP News story “US preparedness index finds sluggish, uneven response”last_img read more

The boys are buff in town

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£141m Treasury refurbishment unveiled

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Clothesline Art Sale

first_img Share The Guild Hall Clothesline Art Sale was held on Saturday, July 28. The community event featured works by East End artists. The sale supported local artists, as well as Guild Hall’s year-round programming.last_img

Gallery Events

first_img“Stained Glass” by Chris Hamilton, part of a new exhibit at the William Ris Gallery in Jamesport.William Ris GalleryThe William Ris Gallery in Jamesport will host an opening reception on Saturday, February 16, from 4 to 7 PM to celebrate “WRG x NFAC: New Year, New Works.” This exhibition, a collaboration between the gallery and the North Fork Art Collective, will feature many new or never-before-seen works.From Emma Ballou’s seasonally inspired landscape paintings, Scott Bluedorn’s nautical inspired visual storytelling, Dennis Chalkin’s dramatic and moody photography that taps into nostalgia, Kelly Franké’s elegant details on wood where the grain of the wood hints at the imagery which her charcoal drawings then unveil, Chris Hamilton’s awe-inspiring photography with his unique perspective as a sixth-generation bayman, Kara Hoblin’s whimsical yet soulful and therapeutic chalk drawings reflecting the impermanence of life, Cindy Pease Roe’s eco-conscious marine-plastic sculptures and paintings, Verona Penalba’s passionate and powerful female portraits, and Dalton Portella’s sensual celebrations of the sea and abstract form, art lovers will be rewarded with a gamut of artwork that reflect not only the special beauty of Long Island’s East End but the talent it attracts and nurtures.An artist talk by the North Fork Art Collective artists will be held on Saturday, March 2, from 2 to 4 PM, and a National Women’s Day artist talk by the women of the NFAC will take place on Friday, March 8, from 6 to 8 PM. The show will run through March 10.Student ArtThe Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill presents its 2019 Student Exhibition. The show will run through March 10. Visit“Connections,” curated by Arlene Bujese, is on display at Kathryn Markel Gallery in Bridgehampton. The show includes artists once represented by the Arlene Bujese Gallery in East Hampton, and a selection of artists the curator has met since closing the space in East Hampton in 2006.Artists include Shari Abramson, Marcel Bally, Monica Banks, Priscilla Bowden, Stephanie Brody-Lederman, Felisa Dell, Robin Gianis, Carol Hunt, Susan Lazarus Reimen, Dennis Leri, Christa Maiwald, Barry McCallion, Fulvio Massi, and Bo Parsons. The exhibition is dedicated to the memory of Priscilla Bowden. The show runs through February 24.One Under the SunSuffolk County Community College celebrates Black History Month with an exhibit of paintings by Rani Carson. “One Under the Sun” will be displayed at the Eastern Campus of Suffolk County Community College through March 2 at the Lyceum Gallery. A reception will be held on Wednesday, February 27, from 4 to 6 PM.Carson paints spiritual friends and experiences from within the Jamaican Rastafarian culture. Traveling between her studio in Oracabessa, Jamaica and Riverhead, she has created an intimate body of genre paintings.Student Art FestivalGuild Hall in East Hampton presents its 27th annual Student Art Festival for grades K through 12. The show will run through February 24.Robin RiceRobin Rice Gallery in NYC presents its first ever exhibition for Robin Rice titled “It’s About Time.” For decades, Rice has exhibited a wide variety of photographers at the gallery but never her own work. The show runs through March 17.Hello Color!Folioeast presents “Hello Color!” a group exhibit featuring artists Peter Dayton, Michele D’Ermo, Dennis Leri, William Pagano, Anne Raymond, and George Singer at Malia Mills in East Hampton. The show will be on view through February 18.Winter ScenesEast End Arts hosts the art exhibit, “Winter Scenes,” at the Riverhead Town Hall Gallery, featuring the photography of Paul Dempsey of Southampton. Dempsey describes himself as a fine art photographer and a “digital manipulator.” The current series of abstract work focuses on macro images of nature combined with additional exposures of ice, snow, sand, and sky. The exhibition runs through March 1, and can be visited during Town Hall open office hours: Mondays through Fridays, 9 AM to 4 [email protected] Sharelast_img read more