The future of voice tech in medicine is here. Can reality live up to the promise?

first_img [email protected] Unlock this article — and get additional analysis of the technologies disrupting health care — by subscribing to STAT+. First 30 days free. GET STARTED About the Author Reprints GET STARTED @KatieMPalmer What is it? Katie Palmer Health Tech Correspondent Katie Palmer is a health tech correspondent at STAT. Health Tech What’s included?center_img The future of voice tech in medicine is here. Can reality live up to the promise? STAT+ is STAT’s premium subscription service for in-depth biotech, pharma, policy, and life science coverage and analysis. Our award-winning team covers news on Wall Street, policy developments in Washington, early science breakthroughs and clinical trial results, and health care disruption in Silicon Valley and beyond. Daily reporting and analysis The most comprehensive industry coverage from a powerhouse team of reporters Subscriber-only newsletters Daily newsletters to brief you on the most important industry news of the day STAT+ Conversations Weekly opportunities to engage with our reporters and leading industry experts in live video conversations Exclusive industry events Premium access to subscriber-only networking events around the country The best reporters in the industry The most trusted and well-connected newsroom in the health care industry And much more Exclusive interviews with industry leaders, profiles, and premium tools, like our CRISPR Trackr. Microsoft’s high-profile of acquisition of Nuance Communications is a seeming win for patients and providers. The voice recognition company, which sells artificial intelligence solutions that can listen to clinical conversations and auto-populate electronic health records, has the potential to dramatically improve care by removing frequent sources of digital friction.To the tech goliath, that potential — and the opportunity to plant a big stake in the ground of health care — was worth $19.7 billion. But that price tag has some people worried. By Katie Palmer April 20, 2021 Reprints Log In | Learn More Adobe Tags hospitalsmedical technologySTAT+last_img read more

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Peter Drake readies for retirement yet again

first_img Sheila Murray to retire from CI Financial in March Jade Hemeon Related news Peter Drake, vice president of retirement and economic research with Fidelity Investments Canada ULC, will be retiring for the second time on June 30. The fit and energetic Drake, 71, has called himself a “failed retiree” in the past. The former vice president and deputy chief economist with Toronto-Dominion Bank returned to work nine years ago after a disappointing fling with retirement, having then taken up a new senior role with Fidelity. CI Financial CEO to retire BMO announces executive retirements Facebook LinkedIn Twitter Keywords Resignations and retirements “We’ll see how successful I am at retirement this time,” Drake quips. “I will be taking the advice I’ve been offering to others: You need to envision and plan for retirement long before it happens — what you need to put into it and what you want to get out of it.” During Drake’s time with Fidelity, he has been travelling across Canada constantly, helping financial advisors and their clients devise strategies to meet the changing realities of the increasingly longer stage of life called retirement. One of his favourite subjects has been helping clients mitigate retirement risks, including inflation, lengthening life spans, unsuitable asset allocation and withdrawal rates, and expensive health care. When Drake left his previous stimulating job with TD about a decade ago, he was looking forward to working as an independent consultant. For a year and half, that’s exactly what he did, analyzing economic statistics, compiling reports and making presentations. “I felt underutilized and bored, and didn’t like the isolation of working at home,” he says of that time. “I had a talk with myself and decided the solution was to get out and find a job.” At Fidelity, Drake plunged back into full-time work, conducting seminars across the country, writing, doing presentations and appearing in the media. But at this stage of his life, he wants to spend his time doing other things besides work. “I’ve had a chance to study retirement for nine years at Fidelity,” he says. “The first thing I want to do is just chill out, and do as much cycling and canoeing as I can while the weather is good. I need a couple of months of not thinking about work at all. Fidelity is a high-performance environment and you are never far away from it when you’re employed.” Drake also envisions renewing some of his musical interests and perhaps learning a new language. He already sings in a choir and used to play the trombone. He doesn’t aspire to be a world traveller, but likes the idea of spending some time in warmer climates or simply having the freedom to hop in the car spontaneously on a nice day and drive to Stratford, Ont. to see a play. He is an avid exercise enthusiast and plans to make winter more enjoyable with more cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. “I look forward to embracing winter,” he says. “When you’re working, winter tends to get in the way and you tend to want to duck winter. I want to do things that make winter more fun.” Drake also expects to do volunteer work. In the past, he has taught economics at George Brown College in Toronto and has lectured on environmental economics at the University of Toronto. “Some people think volunteering requires specific skills, but that’s a myth,” he says. “As long as you’re breathing and willing, you qualify. Volunteering means you’re doing something useful, it gives you a sense of accomplishment, new associations and contacts, problems to solve and challenges.” Keeping an eye on his personal retirement financial assets will also be one of Drake’s activities, and he says he will be keeping a fair share of equities in the mix. “There was a time when people got rid of their equities in retirement and could live off the income from bonds,” he says. “That’s no longer the case.” Will he miss the senior executive jobs with the associated power and fancy titles? “That doesn’t bother me one iota,” he says. “When I walk out of here, I will be the same person with the same skill sets. I will just use them in a different way.” Share this article and your comments with peers on social medialast_img read more

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Victims’ vulnerability now a consideration in U.S. regulatory sanctions

first_imgThe revised guidelines stem from an NAC review to ensure that they “reflect recent developments in the disciplinary process, comport with changes in FINRA’s rules and accurately reflect the levels of sanctions imposed in FINRA disciplinary proceedings.”The guidelines do not set out fixed sanctions for particular violations. Instead, they are intended to help hearing panels and the NAC impose appropriate sanctions consistently and fairly in disciplinary proceedings. The U.S. Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) has revised the sanctions guidelines that the National Adjudicatory Council (NAC), its appeal tribunal, utilizes to include “a new principal consideration that contemplates coverage for financial exploitation of vulnerable individuals or individuals with diminished capacity.”The guidelines, which were last updated in May 2015, have also been revised to include three new sections relating to systemic supervisory failures, borrowing and lending arrangements, and short interest reporting. In addition, the guidance concerning sanctions that other regulators have imposed also been revised to allow that this may be considered as a mitigating factor. Companies Financial Industry Regulatory Authority James Langton center_img Share this article and your comments with peers on social media Facebook LinkedIn Twitterlast_img read more

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Exciting changes for Devonport Food and Wine 2021

first_imgExciting changes for Devonport Food and Wine 2021 Devonport City Council TasmaniaExciting changes for Devonport Food and Wine 2021Devonport Food & Wine (DFW) is changing its format in 2021 to highlight the differences in the seasonal cycle for our regional food producers.To celebrate the International Year of Fruits and Vegetables in 2021, during the first two weeks of March, DFW will be focusing on harvest time, farm gates, and the region’s wonderful producers.The final two weeks in October will be a celebration of Spring through food, community, and the beginning of a new cycle.We are excited to be partnering with two organisations who are working towards educating young people about agriculture and healthy eating.The Tasmanian Farmers and Graziers Association, as part of the Australian Government Kids to Farms grant program, will enhance the Devonport Food and Wine program by connecting grade 3-6 students to school farms and other identified suitable sites. Students will experience, hands on, what is involved in producing the food we eat. The Tasmanian School Canteen Association has also come on board to offer opportunities through schools throughout the region.The chair of the Devonport Food and Wine Working Group, Councillor Lynn Laycock said, “From the farmers that grow produce, the local chefs that prepare dishes, and the community organisations that provide support and education through food, DFW aims to bring people together, to promote food security, seasonality and availability of produce across the North West.“It is so important that our children know how to plant vegetables and fruit, harvest and of course how easy and economical it is to prepare meals using what they have grown. It is our responsibility to ensure this happens.” /Public Release. This material comes from the originating organization and may be of a point-in-time nature, edited for clarity, style and length. View in full here. Why?Well, unlike many news organisations, we have no sponsors, no corporate or ideological interests. We don’t put up a paywall – we believe in free access to information of public interest. Media ownership in Australia is one of the most concentrated in the world (Learn more). Since the trend of consolidation is and has historically been upward, fewer and fewer individuals or organizations control increasing shares of the mass media in our country. According to independent assessment, about 98% of the media sector is held by three conglomerates. This tendency is not only totally unacceptable, but also to a degree frightening). Learn more hereWe endeavour to provide the community with real-time access to true unfiltered news firsthand from primary sources. It is a bumpy road with all sorties of difficulties. We can only achieve this goal together. Our website is open to any citizen journalists and organizations who want to contribute, publish high-quality insights or send media releases to improve public access to impartial information. You and we have the right to know, learn, read, hear what and how we deem appropriate.Your support is greatly appreciated. All donations are kept completely private and confidential.Thank you in advance!Tags:Australia, Australian, Australian Government, children, community, Devonport, Devonport City Council, education, food, fruits, Government, local council, school, security, students, Tasmania, Tassie, vegetableslast_img read more

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Japan Provides USD 37.1 million to Support IOM Operations in 2021

first_imgJapan Provides USD 37.1 million to Support IOM Operations in 2021 IOM– The Government of Japan has allocated USD 37,100,767 to support the International Organization for Migration (IOM)’s operations in 2021. Through this funding, IOM will implement projects to help vulnerable migrants, including displaced persons, refugees, returnees and communities affected by COVID-19, as well as conflict and crises worldwide.The Japanese contribution will also help to stabilize regions by building the capacity of various governments in humanitarian border management.More than 40 per cent of the contribution will be utilized to support IOM programmes in Sub-Saharan Africa; 35 per cent in the Middle East and North Africa and Europe; and 20 per cent in Asia.IOM’s Director General, António Vitorino, expressing appreciation for the generous contribution, said: “IOM is grateful for the continued support from the Government of Japan. In the time of COVID-19, this contribution will allow IOM to provide life-saving assistance for mobile populations facing COVID-19, as well as other existing crises. Japan’s generous support also will aid governments responding to other difficulties in the fields of border management, health, and livelihoods.”Japan-funded activities will include improving the capacities of the governments for integrated border management and building the capacity of the governments in health response, especially at points of entry and in border areas. In conflict-affected regions, displaced populations are also severely affected by COVID-19. The generous contribution will allow IOM to mitigate such negative impact toward mobile populations and build basis for assistance after COVID-19 crisis. /Public Release. This material comes from the originating organization and may be of a point-in-time nature, edited for clarity, style and length. View in full here. Why?Well, unlike many news organisations, we have no sponsors, no corporate or ideological interests. We don’t put up a paywall – we believe in free access to information of public interest. Media ownership in Australia is one of the most concentrated in the world (Learn more). Since the trend of consolidation is and has historically been upward, fewer and fewer individuals or organizations control increasing shares of the mass media in our country. According to independent assessment, about 98% of the media sector is held by three conglomerates. This tendency is not only totally unacceptable, but also to a degree frightening). Learn more hereWe endeavour to provide the community with real-time access to true unfiltered news firsthand from primary sources. It is a bumpy road with all sorties of difficulties. We can only achieve this goal together. Our website is open to any citizen journalists and organizations who want to contribute, publish high-quality insights or send media releases to improve public access to impartial information. You and we have the right to know, learn, read, hear what and how we deem appropriate.Your support is greatly appreciated. All donations are kept completely private and confidential.Thank you in advance!Tags:Africa, Asia, building, conflict, director, Europe, Government, Humanitarian, IOM, Japan, Japanese, Middle East, migrants, migration, refugees, U.S.last_img read more

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Appointment to Federal Court of Australia

first_imgAppointment to Federal Court of Australia Minister for Employment, Skills, Small and Family BusinessActing Attorney-GeneralActing Minister for Industrial RelationsDeputy Leader of the Government in the SenateSenator The Hon. Michaelia CashOn behalf of the Australian Government, I am pleased to announce that Mr John Halley SC and Ms Elizabeth Cheeseman SC have been appointed as judges of the Federal Court of Australia. Mr Halley and Ms Cheeseman have both been appointed to the New South Wales Registry and will commence on 19 March and 12 April 2021 respectively.Mr Halley was admitted as a legal practitioner in the Supreme Court of New South Wales in 1986 and began his career as a solicitor at Allen Allen & Hemsley. Mr Halley was called to the Bar in 1993 and has since practiced widely in competition, corporations and commercial law.Ms Cheeseman was admitted as a legal practitioner in the Supreme Court of New South Wales in 1991 and began her career as a solicitor at Blake Dawson Waldron. Ms Cheeseman was called to the Bar in 1996 and has specialised in commercial, corporate, banking, regulatory and insurance law. Ms Cheeseman also practices in proceeds of crime litigation.I congratulate Mr Halley and Ms Cheeseman on their appointments and thank them for their willingness to serve the people of Australia as judges of the Federal Court of Australia.Mr John Halley SCMr Halley graduated from the University of Sydney with a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in 1983 and a Bachelor of Laws in 1985.He was called to the Bar in 1993 and appointed as Senior Counsel in 2008. At the Bar, Mr Halley has specialised in competition, corporations and commercial law (including matters involving market power, merger clearances, price fixing, market manipulation, insider trading, abuse of breaches of directors’ duties and continuous disclosure obligations).Mr Halley was a member of the NSW Bar Association’s Professional Conduct Committee from 2008 to 2015 and has presented papers and lectured on regulatory litigation and competition law to students and practitioners in the legal profession.Ms Elizabeth Cheeseman SCMs Cheeseman graduated from the University of Sydney with a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Arts in 1990, and was admitted as a legal practitioner in the Supreme Court of New South Wales in 1991.Ms Cheeseman was called to the Bar in 1996 and was appointed Senior Counsel in 2012. At the Bar, Ms Cheeseman has specialised in commercial, corporate, banking, regulatory (focussing on financial services, superannuation and markets) and insurance law. She also practises in proceeds of crime litigation.Ms Cheeseman was the chair of the New South Wales Bar Association Practice Development Committee from 2015 to 2019, and was chair of the New South Wales Bar Association Working Party on the Australian Law Reform Committee Inquiry on the Australian Law Reform Committee Inquiry into Class Action Proceedings and Third Party Litigation Funders in 2018. /Public Release. This material comes from the originating organization and may be of a point-in-time nature, edited for clarity, style and length. View in full here. Why?Well, unlike many news organisations, we have no sponsors, no corporate or ideological interests. We don’t put up a paywall – we believe in free access to information of public interest. Media ownership in Australia is one of the most concentrated in the world (Learn more). Since the trend of consolidation is and has historically been upward, fewer and fewer individuals or organizations control increasing shares of the mass media in our country. According to independent assessment, about 98% of the media sector is held by three conglomerates. This tendency is not only totally unacceptable, but also to a degree frightening). Learn more hereWe endeavour to provide the community with real-time access to true unfiltered news firsthand from primary sources. It is a bumpy road with all sorties of difficulties. We can only achieve this goal together. Our website is open to any citizen journalists and organizations who want to contribute, publish high-quality insights or send media releases to improve public access to impartial information. You and we have the right to know, learn, read, hear what and how we deem appropriate.Your support is greatly appreciated. All donations are kept completely private and confidential.Thank you in advance!Tags:AusPol, Australia, Australian, Australian Government, class action, Federal, federal court, financial services, Government, law reform, New South Wales, NSW, proceeds of crime, Skills, superannuation, Supreme Court, Sydney, University of Sydneylast_img read more

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WATCH: Clark County TODAY LIVE • Friday, February 12, 2021

first_img Posted by ClarkCountyToday.com|Friday, February 12, 2021 |in : NewsBREAKING: Clark County Fairgrounds vaccination site closed Friday and Saturday WATCH: Winter storm covers Clark County ; An update on COVID-19 numbers and vaccine rollout ; Vancouver schools Superintendent Steve Webb removed from position ; Vancouver Lake clean up gets a documentary ; Administrator Heidi Wetzler shares her thoughts in new column ; The return of sports with Paul Valencia. BREAKING: Clark County Fairgrounds vaccination site closed Friday and Saturday WATCH: Clark County TODAY LIVE • Friday, February 12, 2021Posted by ClarkCountyToday.comDate: Friday, February 12, 2021in: Newsshare 0 Posted by Paul Valencia|Wednesday, February 10, 2021 |in : NewsFriends of Vancouver Lake recognized in national video series As the one-millionth dose of COVID-19 vaccine was administered on Friday, the state remained hopeful that growing pains with the rollout will continue to ease.Read more “Lake and Pond Heroes” series came to Clark County to highlight local group that helped preserve and restore Vancouver Lake.Read more After an apparent falling-out, long-time Vancouver Schools Superintendent Steve Webb reached a deal to move his retirement up to be effective as of Thursday evening.Read more Posted by Chris Brown|Friday, February 12, 2021 |in : NewsVaccine demand still far higher than supply, but there are signs of improvement Opinion: ‘Stop telling me who I am’ Friends of Vancouver Lake recognized in national video seriescenter_img Small schools will begin playing football as early as next week, while the Class 4A and 3A teams in the region expect to play games Feb. 26 as the region moves into Phase…Read more AdvertisementThis is placeholder textTags:Clark CountyClark County TodayClark County Today LiveClark County WashingtoncolumncoronavirusCovid-19COVID-19 updatedocumentaryHeidi Wetzlerhigh school sportsiceLatestLive Broadcastlocal newsOpinionPaul ValenciasnowsportsSteve Webbvaccinationsvaccine rolloutVancouver LakeVancouver Public SchoolsWinter stormshare 0 Previous : Having fun in the snow? Get ready for plenty more overnight Next : Vaccine demand still far higher than supply, but there are signs of improvementAdvertisementThis is placeholder text Posted by Chris Brown|Friday, February 12, 2021 |in : NewsVPS Superintendent Steve Webb and school board agree to immediate retirement Clark County Today Administrator Heidi Wetzler shares her latest thoughts, which focus on those who find it unacceptable for others to hold conservative views.Read more VPS Superintendent Steve Webb and school board agree to immediate retirement High school football, other sports get the OK to play in Southwest Washington Anyone who was hoping to get a vaccination at the fairgrounds site Friday or Saturday will be rescheduled to Tuesday, according to the Dept. of Health.Read more Vaccine demand still far higher than supply, but there are signs of improvement Posted by Heidi Wetzler|Thursday, February 11, 2021 |in : Opinion, Staff OpinionsOpinion: ‘Stop telling me who I am’ Posted by Paul Valencia|Thursday, February 11, 2021 |in : SportsHigh school football, other sports get the OK to play in Southwest Washington last_img read more

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Nokia, China Mobile complete single user 5G test

first_img Previous ArticleChina powers global smart speaker growthNext ArticleMobile Mix: 5G and customer service shake up the US Asia Related AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInLinkedInShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to MoreAddThisMore 17 AUG 2018 Nokia scores Philippines 5G deal with Dito Rival Ericsson last month completed a 5G data call on Australian operator Telstra’s network, using 3GPP non-standalone specifications. Subscribe to our daily newsletter Back HomeAsiaNews Nokia, China Mobile complete single user 5G test Joseph Waring Author Joseph Waring joins Mobile World Live as the Asia editor for its new Asia channel. Before joining the GSMA, Joseph was group editor for Telecom Asia for more than ten years. In addition to writing features, news and blogs, he… Read more 5GChina MobileNew RadioNokia Tags China Mobile, the world’s largest operator, and Finland-based Nokia claimed a 5G first after completing a single user downlink test using a third-party device.In a joint statement the companies said they achieved a peak data rate of 1.4GB/s in the trial, which conformed with 3GPP-compliant 5G New Radio (NR) specifications and used a device from Prisma Telecom Testing.Nokia provided 5G NR massive MIMO equipment and 3GPP-compliant software on a 5G base station.Yuhong Huang, deputy GM of China Mobile Research Institute, said: “We’re satisfied with the test result. In the future, we’ll work closely with our domestic and international partners, [for example] Nokia, to accelerate the commercial deployment of 5G and ensure the technology will be widely used in the industries.”Enrico Bendinelli, chairman of Prisma Telecom Testing said: “With our capabilities in 5G, we’re confident we can provide fast, efficient wireless network access tests to the CSPs [communications service providers] and the equipment vendors to accelerate the deployment of 5G and equipment verification.” Singtel lights SA 5G network Telkomsel turns on 5G in major citieslast_img read more

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Dallas Conference Youth Track — Intelligent Design for Kids

first_imgI know that my own children, who are of middle and high school ages, have a rather, shall we say, incomplete understanding of the theory of intelligent design. Why would that be, considering that their dad is immersed in the subject? Well, in part because the science is challenging and the books for the most part are not written with kids, even smart kids, in mind. Nor are many of the lectures and videos you can listen to or watch. Parents have brought this fact to our attention. So at last year’s Westminster Conference, in Philadelphia, we experimented with a separate youth track. It was such a wonderful success that we are doing the same thing at this month’s Dallas Conference on Science & Faith, January 25 in Denton, TX.Teleology Without TearsIt will be led by Daniel Reeves, Educational Outreach Coordinator for the Center for Science & Culture. Biochemist Michael Behe, author most recently of Darwin Devolves, will offer a presentation. So will protein chemist Douglas Axe, author of Undeniable: How Biology Confirms Our Intuition That Life Is Designed. Their topics:“One Big Question — What Intelligent Design Can and Can’t Answer” (Reeves)“Beyond ‘Survival of the Fittest’ — How Life Is Much More Beautiful” (Axe)“Darwin vs. the Borg — The Nanotechnology of Life” (Behe)The audience will learn, in a fun, humorous, interactive, and age-appropriate way, what intelligent design encompasses and what it doesn’t, what Darwinian fitness means and why it can’t explain the wonders of life, including the molecular machinery, unknown to Darwin himself, that points in its dramatic fashion to purpose — teleology — in biology. They will also learn what teleology means! The program is tailored for intermediate school students and high schoolers.ID’s Original EditionDaniel Reeves and I were talking just now and we agreed that we had not before heard of a conference with a separate track for young people. Did we invent it? I don’t know, but it’s a great idea. So we will hope to see you, and your family, in Dallas. There is still time to register here. (Find a tentative schedule here.) At last count, there were attendees currently registered from 29 states. Not bad.The full-day conference includes lunch. While kids are otherwise occupied, their parents will enjoy speakers including Behe, Axe, Stephen Meyer, and John West. A highlight will be a discussion with the authors of what I’ve called ID’s “original edition,” The Mystery of Life’s Origin, biochemist Charles Thaxton, materials scientist Walter Bradley, and geochemist Roger Olsen.Their 1984 book launched the ID revolution, and it will very shortly get a fantastic new, expanded edition from Discovery Institute Press, to be published on January 27. You can get your own copy ahead of time at the Dallas Conference!Photo: Daniel Reeves teaching at ID Education Day in Seattle, by Nathan Jacobson.  Tags”survival of the fittest”biologyCenter for Science & CultureCharles DarwinCharles ThaxtonDallas Conference on Science & FaithDaniel ReevesDarwin DevolvesDiscovery Institute PressDouglas Axefitnesshigh schoolintermediate schoolJohn WestMichael Behemiddle schoolmolecular machinesnanotechnologypurposeRoger OlsenStephen MeyerteleologyThe BorgThe Mystery of Life’s OriginUndeniableWalter BradleyWestminster Conference,Trending Email Print Google+ Linkedin Twitter Share David KlinghofferSenior Fellow and Editor, Evolution NewsDavid Klinghoffer is a Senior Fellow at Discovery Institute and the editor of Evolution News & Science Today, the daily voice of Discovery Institute’s Center for Science & Culture, reporting on intelligent design, evolution, and the intersection of science and culture. Klinghoffer is also the author of six books, a former senior editor and literary editor at National Review magazine, and has written for the Los Angeles Times, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Seattle Times, Commentary, and other publications. Born in Santa Monica, California, he graduated from Brown University in 1987 with an A.B. magna cum laude in comparative literature and religious studies. David lives near Seattle, Washington, with his wife and children.Follow DavidProfileTwitter Share Congratulations to Science Magazine for an Honest Portrayal of Darwin’s Descent of Man Intelligent Design Dallas Conference Youth Track — Intelligent Design for KidsDavid KlinghofferJanuary 13, 2020, 4:35 PM “A Summary of the Evidence for Intelligent Design”: The Study Guide Jane Goodall Meets the God Hypothesis A Physician Describes How Behe Changed His MindLife’s Origin — A “Mystery” Made AccessibleCodes Are Not Products of PhysicsIxnay on the Ambriancay PlosionexhayDesign Triangulation: My Thanksgiving Gift to All Email Print Google+ Linkedin Twitter Share Requesting a (Partial) Retraction from Darrel Falk and BioLogos Recommended Origin of Life: Brian Miller Distills a Debate Between Dave Farina and James Tourlast_img read more

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Athena holds off Canandaigua

first_imgAthena holds off Canandaigua added by Paul Gotham on September 25, 2017View all posts by Paul Gotham →FacebookTwitter分享by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksSponsor ContentBig Data Courses | Search AdOnline Big Data Courses Might Be Better than You ThinkBig Data Courses | Search AdAmazingWomanMagTop 30 Most Beautiful Women in the WorldAmazingWomanMagHealth Every Day MagazineHusband Illustrates Everyday Life With Wife In 40 Pictures, Try Not To Cry!Health Every Day Magazineby Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksMore from Pickin’ SplintersBaron keeps Bonaventure close to his heart – Pickin’ SplintersTah-Jae Hill, Zion Morrison and the Starting Five – Pickin’ Splinters”If you had a Mount Rushmore of MCC baseball, he’s on there.” Longtime assistant Jack Christensen passes away – Pickin’ Splinters Athena holds off Canandaigua This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed. Subscribe by Email Add to Google+ Connect on Linked in By Paul Gotham on September 25, 2017No Comment center_img Follow on Facebook Print This Post Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYour email address will not be published. Trevor Talone gave Athena a 1-nil lead in the ninth minute with his first goal of the season. (Photo: PAUL STIRRUP)By PAUL GOTHAMMike Butler hoped his Greece Athena boys soccer team would come out against Canandaigua and play like it had something to prove.The fourth-year coach didn’t get what he expected.“Canandaigua didn’t play well, and we played down [to their level],” Butler said after Athena’s 3-1 victory. “We got some growing up to do as a group.”There was every reason to think the Trojans would have a chip on their collective shoulders. Saddled with a four-game winless streak in which they had been outscored 8-3, the three-time sectional champs entered play Monday in the bottom half of Monroe County Division III.CJ Takatch (7) redirected an Anthony Loiacono cross for Athena’s second goal of the afternoon. (Photo: PAUL STIRRUP)Trevor Talone and CJ Takatch scored a goal apiece within a four-minute span early in the first half. Anthony Loiacono added another tally before the end of the first 40 minutes, but the Trojans did not put the game away after that.“I am okay with Hilton,” Butler said referring to the Trojans 4-1 loss to the Cadets (7-1-1) last Saturday. “I thought we played hard. We just had some breakdowns defensively. That happens. That game helps us. I think it makes us better and pushes us to come along.“But then the response should be let’s come out and really knock it around and get after it. We got a team that we should have handled pretty well because they’re young, and we didn’t.”Particularly concerning for the fourth-year coach were the series of yellow card cautions his team received.“We picked up three yellows off silly stuff,” Butler noted. “That can’t happen.”Two of those yellow cards came in the opening moments of the second half when instead of taking a commanding lead, the Trojans struggled to put shots on frame.“That’s what we got,” Butler stated. “If we’re going take a next step and be competitive in the end, which I think we will, we’ve got to get better.”Anthony Loiacono collected a goal and an assist in the win. (Photo: PAUL STIRRUP)Talone’s first goal of the year came on a corner kick from the right flag. Dylan Rice gathered a rebound in the middle of the 18-yard box and found Talone open on the left side.Takatch volleyed a Loiacono cross for his ninth tally of the season.Antonio Monti collected a Yamsuk Simsek cross from the right corner and shuttled a pass to Loiacono for a point blank blast inside the box and a 3-nil Athena lead.Robert Stirrup had Athena’s best chance to increase the lead when he let fly from 35 yards, but the senior midfielder drilled the crossbar.Aden Forcier scored the lone Canandaigua (1-8-0) goal. The junior midfielder took a Joe Herrick cross from the right wing and finished in the left side netting for his third goal of the year.Forcier had a chance to cut the margin to one with less than two minutes to go when his blast from outside the 18-yard box skimmed the crossbar.All proceeds from the Purple Game went to the Golisano Children’s Hospital to benefit families affected by cancer. (Photo: PAUL STIRRUP)The contest was part of the annual “Purple Game.” Boys and girls varsity and JV squads played simultaneously on four fields at Greece Athena. All proceeds from the event went to the Golisano Children’s Hospital to benefit families affected by cancer.Photo: PAUL STIRRUPAthena plays at Brighton on Thursday. A 7:30 p.m. start is scheduled. Brighton won the first meeting between the two teams, 4-2.Canandaigua plays Edison/Monroe on Thursday. A 4:30 p.m. kickoff is slated at Franklin High School  Aden Forcier, Anthony Loiacono, Greece Athena, Trevor Talone Share on Facebooklast_img read more

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