One of the most anticipated sets at LOCKN’ Festival 2015 was the Mad Dogs & Englishmen tribute to Joe Cocker. Anchored by the Tedeschi Trucks Band, the group hosted an incredible lineup of special guests throughout the night, including Leon Russell, Dave Mason, Rita Coolidge, Chris Robinson, Doyle Bramhall II, John Bell, Alecia Chakour, and Warren Haynes. The set featured some of Cocker’s most cherished hits, producing some of the most memorable moments from the festival.Watch full video from this prized performance below. Check that out, as well as the full setlist, below.[Video: Tran Van]Setlist: Tedeschi Trucks Band & Friends, Tribute To Joe Cocker and Mad Dogs & Englishmen | LOCKN Festival | Arrington, VA | 9/11/15Set: Introduction, The Letter, Darling Be Home Soon, Cry Me A River, Girl From The North Country, Dixie Lullabye, Bird On A Wire*, The Weight, Superstar*, Delta Lady#, Let’s Go Get Stoned @, Something^, Band Intros, She Came In Through The Bathroom Window+, Feelin’ Alright %, Sticks And Stones $, Space Captain $Encore: Ballad Of Mad Dogs And Englishmen (Leon Russell Solo), With A Little Help From My Friends* With Rita Coolidge On Vocals# With John Bell On [email protected] With Alecia Chakour On Vocals^ With Doyle Bramhall On Vocals+ With Warren Haynes On Guitar And Vocals% With Dave Mason On Vocals$ With Chris Robinson On Vocals
by Alicia Freese April 28, 2013 vtdigger.org An omnibus drug bill designed to tackle prescription drug and methamphetamine abuse is making headway in the Senate.The House passed H.522 in March. Since then three Senate committees have further honed the legislation. On Friday, the Senate Health and Welfare Committee voted out the bill, and it is expected to make a stop in Senate Appropriations before it arrives on the Senate floor this week.The House proposal launches new initiatives to stem opioid and methamphetamine abuse. H.522 sets minimum standards for doctors to consult the Vermont Prescription Monitoring System in order to ensure patients are not doctor-shopping for opiates. It also creates a monitoring system for meth precursor drugs that can be purchased at pharmacies; establishes a pilot program for wider distribution of a drug that reverses opioid overdoses; and requires the commissioner of the Department of Health to develop a statewide program for the disposal of unused prescription medicine. In addition, H.522 places more regulations on the sale of precious metals and makes it easier to crack down on drug activity that takes place on abandoned property.The Senate left most of the bill untouched, but the Judiciary Committee made several additions, including a provision that would allow doctors to prescribe methadone to drug addicts. It also calls for a 90 percent reduction in methadone clinic wait lists for patients. The Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing, and General Affairs scaled back monitoring requirements for the sale of precious metals.Sen. Richard Sears, D-Bennington, chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee, said the two major changes address what he saw as a major deficiency in the House bill, which did little, in his view, to expand drug abuse treatment.The Judiciary Committee added a provision that would allow doctors to prescribe Methadone for addiction treatment in an attempt to allow patients to bypass lengthy waits for the states treatment clinics.Sears says he has high hopes for this part of the bill. This would mean that my constituents who are currently driving to Greenfield, Mass., to get treatment would be able to get it in Bennington, Sears said. And thats a huge change â ¦ I dont know of any others states that have moved in this direction.Sen. Dick Sears, D-Bennington.However Jackie Corbally, the chief of treatment for the division of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Programs (ADAP) in the Department of Health, told VTDigger its unlikely the proposed change in state statute will result in a change for Sears constituents. Thats because, while its a straightforward process to prescribe methadone for pain, doctors are encumbered by a number of state and federal regulations that prevent them from prescribing it for addiction treatment.Lifting state regulations wouldnt free the physicians from obligations under federal law, Corbally explained.The Judiciary Committees revision also calls for a 90 percent reduction in the number of patients waiting for methadone clinic treatment.Corbally said the department expects to make significant headway on addressing the wait list problem, but the 90 percent target is optimistic.We are incredibly optimistic about what this bill will do to our system as a whole, Corbally said. We feel in combination with the hub and spoke initiative we will be able to significantly address the waiting lists.The Judiciary Committee also put a three-year expiration date on the requirement that pharmacies use a free database to track purchases of precursor drugs, which can be used to manufacture meth.The sunset provision is a nod toward concerns raised by the Vermont chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union. The database allows both pharmacists and law enforcement to access data on drug purchases at a nationwide level.In a memo to the Judiciary Committee, the ACLU explains, That means all the data entered at your local drugstore when you buy behind-the-counter Sudafed is instantly available to any police officer or pharmacist using the system.Sears who supports expanding law enforcement access to the Vermont Prescription Monitoring System (VPMS) said he thinks its inconsistent to allow police warrantless access to the meth database without extending the same privilege to the VPMS.A lot of people are concerned about this huge database. Heres the real incongruity. Theyll know if Im buying Sudafed they being state police but were not giving state police access to who is buying OxyContin. So theres a concern here.Allen Gilbert, executive director of the ACLU, said the database, in addition to collecting information about drug sales, also holds onto peoples personal information, including their name, address, date of birth, and ID number.Gilbert concludes in the memo, I think its accurate to say that an increasing number of Vermonters are beginning to feel that every time the state encounters a new problem, a new database is built.The chair of the Health and Welfare Committee, Sen. Claire Ayer, D-Addison, said the House bill made really good improvements to the VPMS, and her committee didnt think any changes were necessary. The House version sets up minimum mandatory requirements for doctors to register with the database.The Economic Development Committee removed another new database from the bill. This one would have tracked the sales of precious metals, in an effort to crack down on addiction-fueled thefts. The committee also lifted some of the other regulatory requirements that the House version put on pawnbrokers.Under the Senate version, pawnbrokers are no longer required to get a license and they are subject to less rigorous bookkeeping requirements.
The First Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission is now accepting applications to fill a vacancy on the Escambia County bench, created by the appointment of Judge John Simon to the circuit court.Applicants must have been members of the Bar for the preceding five years, registered voters, and reside in Escambia County.Applications are available at www.floridabar.org. An original and 14 copies of the completed application must be received by Sally Fox, JNC chair, 30 South Spring Street, Pensacola 32502, no later than noon on November 21. Per the Governor’s instructions, applications should be printed on three-ring-hole-punched paper and should not be bound. Potential applicants who have questions may contact the chair at (850) 433-6581.Interviews are tentatively scheduled for December 19-20 at the court administration conference room on the fifth floor of the Escambia County Judicial Center in Pensacola. November 1, 2011 Regular News Escambia County needs a judge Escambia County needs a judge
Oct 7, 2020 You may be interested in… Standards, Quality Still Important CARPHA: Leading the Caribbean’s COVID-19 Response – VIDEO “As a member you will be expected to assist in advancing the implementation of Community decisions at the national level… providing the necessary link between the regional and the national,” the Secretary-General stated. Secretary-General LaRocque applauded Grenada’s strong commitment to regional integration, exemplified, he stated, by Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell’s dedication as Lead of Head of Government for Science and Technology in the CARICOM Quasi-Cabinet. Prime Minister Mitchell has also been an advocate for Statistics in the sustainable economic development of the Region, the SG noted. Mr Gill asserted that Grenada’s role and influence in CARICOM has been “distinct and unambiguous”, crystallised by the 1989 Declaration of the Grand Anse Work Programme of the Advancement of the Integration Movement that paved the way for the establishment of the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME). Grenada’s new Ambassador to CARICOM HE Arley Gill signs while Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque looks on See more photos – Accreditation Ceremony He told the Secretary-General that the vision articulated by Heads of Government in 1989 was still relevant today, to which Grenada remained resolute. “In Grenada, we continue to see CARICOM as a channel through which Member States are bolstered in the regional and international community by the positions we take and have taken as a collective on matters of tremendous importance to our development,” the Grenadian envoy stated. He underscored the need for ordinary CARICOM citizens – the coconut vendor on the streets of Roseau, the doubles vendor in Port of Spain, the water taxi operators that ply their trade on Grand Anse beach – to feel the impact of the decisions made in trade, free movement, and climate change. “It is our duty to keep them informed and engaged in our deliberations and decision making, so that they do not feel marginalised by an institution which was established in the first place to benefit them.” Mr Gill said. See video – Accreditation Ceremony Accreditation Ceremony – Grenada’s Ambassador to CARICOM HE Arley Gill from Caribbean Community on Vimeo. Oct 7, 2020 Share this:PrintTwitterFacebookLinkedInLike this:Like Loading… CARICOM has been an indispensable force in the development of the Region, the new envoy of Grenada to the Caribbean Community said Thursday, as he submitted his letter of credence to Ambassador Irwin LaRocque. During a brief ceremony at the CARICOM Secretariat headquarters, Georgetown, Guyana, Ambassador Arley Salimbi Gill assured the Secretary-General LaRocque that Grenada “will remain steadfast to the ideals” of regional integration and support the work of the CARICOM Secretariat. In welcoming Mr Gill to the CARICOM Committee of Ambassadors, Secretary-General LaRocque apprised him of his role in ensuring that integration has a greater impact on the lives of CARICOM people. Former CARICOM Assistant Secretary-General Dies Sep 25, 2020 CARICOM and UNEP extend cooperation on environment Aug 25, 2020 Grenada’s efforts to promote Regional integration appreciated – CARICOM SGGrenada’s efforts to promote Regional integration, particularly in the area of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT), have been lauded by CARICOM Secretary-General, Ambassador Irwin LaRocque. The Secretary-General expressed his appreciation in a message to Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell on the occasion of Grenada’s 42nd Independence anniversary observed on 7…February 8, 2016In “CARICOM”CARICOM SG congratulates Grenada on 43rd anniversarySecretary-General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, has commended the progress Grenada has made as it celebrates its Forty-Third Anniversary of Independence on 7 February, 2017. Grenada’s strides towards a better future, he said, is reflected in the theme of the celebration “Forging ahead together for continued national…February 6, 2017In “CARICOM”Barbados, Suriname diplomats call for more youth involvement in CARICOM(CARICOM Secretariat) Envoys of Barbados and Suriname have stressed the importance of youth participation in the regional integration movement, as they reassured the Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) of their commitment to active participation in CARICOM’s success. The sentiments were expressed on Thursday, 8 November, 2018, when new Ambassadors…November 9, 2018In “Barbados”Share this on WhatsApp
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EUROPE: The Shared & coHerent European Railway Protection Approach project to address risks associated with terrorist threats to trains and stations was launched in Paris on November 13. The 24-month SHERPA project is being funded by a grant from the European Union’s Internal Security Fund Police and co-ordinated by UIC. It aims to improve protection against attacks, including emerging threats such as insider action, cybercrime and the misuse of unmanned aerial vehicles. There are four technical work packages: a coherent approach to risk assessment and management; analysis of emerging terrorism-related threats to stations and trains; assessment of security technologies and procedures for better securing stations and trains, including the legal and ethical aspects and business constraints; practical tools including training and best practice guidelines for a common approach to raising awareness and improving security.Participants in SHERPA include Germany’s DB, Italy’s FS, Poland’s PKP, Belgium’s SNCB and France’s SNCF. The project will work with police, first responders and other stakeholders represented on an advisory board including the Community of European Railway & Infrastructure Companies, the COLPOFER association or railway operators and police agencies and the RAILPOL network of EU railway police organisations.
Conservationists appeal to save Northern white rhino species A malnourished lion walks inside its cage at the Al-Qureshi Park in Khartoum, Sudan January 22, 2020. REUTERS/Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah A malnourished lion walks inside its cage at the Al-Qureshi Park in Khartoum, Sudan January 22, 2020. /REUTERSConservationists in Sudan are trying to save four lions they say have been underfed and neglected in a wildlife park in the capital Khartoum, after one lion died earlier this week.Khalda Seliman Mahgoub of the Sudan Wildlife Research Centre said the emaciated lions belong to an important subspecies that exists only in limited areas including southeast Sudan and neighbouring Ethiopia.“Since this is a particular subspecies that we should preserve, I shouldn’t see them in a cage. They should be in their natural habitat,” said Mahgoub.It was unclear exactly where the lions had come from but the cages in Al-Qureshi park where they were being kept had been constricting their movement, she added.The lions are now being treated after a plea from the Sudan Wildlife Research Centre and an online campaign pointing out their plight.Al-Qureshi park receives few tourists and little revenue. Sudan has suffered decades of internal conflict and international isolation, and was rocked by months of protests and a political uprising last year.Related Zimbabwe suspends hunting of wildlife in Hwange park Three escaped Kruger Park lions shot dead
Payton Vince is either talking about sports or watching sports. He covers sports for Metro Networks and is also a writer for LastWordOnSports.com. He grew up in Brooklyn Heights,Ohio for most of his life then around senior year of high school moved to Cleveland. A fan of the Cleveland Indians, Cavaliers, and a Pittsburgh Steelers, he graduated from Cuyahoga Heights High School (Class of 2014) and also graduated from the Ohio Center for Broadcasting in 2015. He bowled and played baseball in high school, and is a huge fan of independent wrestling and WWE, and can almost always find him at an independent show. Lastly, Payton is a backstage interviewer for Mega Championship Wrestling in Elyria, and is one of the three on ‘That Sports Show’ which airs daily from 2-4pm on AllSportsCleveland.com. On Saturday WWE ran their developmental territory special on the WWE Network, NXT TakeOver: Orlando. During the event, the camera cut to a familiar face, Drew McIntyre. McIntyre was released by WWE back in 2014 and went on to compete for Impact Wrestling and on the independent scene.Just moments before the surprise appearance of McIntyre, ESPN confirmed that he indeed has joined the NXT brand full-time.ESPN asked Drew McIntyre why he signed with NXT:“Well the answer’s pretty simple. I’ve won championships all across the world, I’ve helped build brands. So what’s the next logical thing for me to do? It’s to come here and win the NXT title.”NXT Champion Bobby Roode defeated challenger Shinsuke Nakamura which means that the champion will have a new challenger in the future.With the news of McIntyre joining the NXT brand you can expect the former WWE Superstar to put his name in as one of the many possibilities that can be facing the NXT Champion, especially after he let the WWE Universe know his motives as to why he decided to sign.McIntyre has held WWE gold before being a one-time Intercontinental champion and a one-time tag team champion. Payton Vince Related TopicsDrew McIntyreNXT TakeOver: OrlandoWWE
GET THE BEST OF THE JAPAN TIMES KEYWORDS IN FIVE EASY PIECES WITH TAKE 5 New England Patriots, Atlanta Falcons, Julio Jones, Julian Edelman, Thomas Dimitroff NEW YORK – Wide receiver Julio Jones told the Atlanta Falcons he won’t attend this week’s mandatory minicamp, the team announced Monday.“We have been in contact with Julio and his representation,” general manager Thomas Dimitroff said in a statement. “We will not discuss those conversations publicly except to say we feel they have been productive and constructive. We understand the concerns and thoughts from their perspective.” According to an ESPN report, Jones’ decision to skip minicamp stems from an unsatisfactory response to a contract proposal in recent weeks. Jones has missed the Falcons’ offseason conditioning program and organized team activities — all of which is voluntary. The minicamp, the team’s final practice before training camp starts in late July, is the only mandatory portion of the offseason, with players who don’t attend subject to fines.The NFL Network reported in May that Jones would like “some sort of correction or update” to his contract — which still has two years remaining — adding that the Falcons are “amenable” to working something out, in part because of how good of a player and teammate Jones is.In other NFL news, New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman’s impending four-game suspension for performance-enhancing drug use is a result of him testing positive for an “unrecognizable substance,” according to Albert Breer of The MMQB.Edelman apologized for the positive test in an Instagram post on Friday, saying “I don’t know what happened.” Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones is not attending this week’s mandatory minicamp due to contractual issues with the club. | AP RELATED PHOTOS