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State and Federal Broadband Projects Advance | News, Sports, Jobs

CHARLESTON – West Virginia set to launch broadband expansion plans as soon as the federal government releases funds for the US bailout, while the Federal Communications Commission has announced that Bridgeport-based Citynet will receive support for its rural broadband plans. West Virginia lawmakers received an update on broadband plans on Sunday during the first day of the October provisional legislative meetings, a day before the start of a special session for the redistribution of Congress and the state and other elements. The Joint Technology Committee heard testimony from Mitch Carmichael,…

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Hawerchuk memorabilia up for auction

Fans can donate Dale Hawerchuk’s No. 10 jersey when he was captain of the Winnipeg Jets. (Provided) Hockey jerseys, gloves and pants were stored in boxes, stored in Dale Hawerchuk’s house. Now the family of the former Winnipeg Jets center is auctioning off their memorabilia. “We just wanted … to find a way to give back to some fans,” said Eric Hawerchuk, Dale’s son. Dale Hawerchuk’s 1987 Canada Cup Team Canada jersey was the highest bid on Saturday afternoon. (Provided) The family sells 43 items through Classic auctions, a company…

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Here’s how to participate in the St Richard’s Hospice Elephant Auction

WORCESTER will say goodbye to the elephants at St Richard’s Hospice at an event next weekend. The elephants, which dot Worcester this summer, are being auctioned off to raise money for the charity. Auctioneer Philip Serrell, known for appearing on TV shows such as Bargain Hunt and Flog It, will help raise funds for St Richard’s Hospice. Held at the DRPG in Hartlebury on October 14, residents can purchase tickets to attend the event or watch it from their homes. Elephants are expected to start at £ 3,000 at auction,…

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Big Hare Trail auction: see what each hare has sold and which ones are left in East Lothian

LEUCHIE House paid tribute to the generosity and support of the community, after the auction of 11 giant hares raised more than £ 115,000 for the association. The total, which included £ 22,000 paid for the golf-themed ‘Hare Tae Golf’ sculpture, is enough for Leuchie to fund the equivalent of four specialist nurses for a year. It also helps fill a funding gap needed to operate the National Respite Center near North Berwick as it continues to recover from the pandemic, providing vacations for those affected by neurological conditions such…

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Analysis-Falling $ 1.3 billion in land sales in China to test local finances and economy

By Ryan Woo, Liangping Gao BEIJING (Reuters) – Sinking demand at China’s urban land auctions amid a crackdown on borrowing by private developers risks squeezing regional finances, putting pressure on local governments to seek funding ‘other sources of income to finance investments and support the economy. FILE PHOTO: The Taoyuan Xindu Kongquecheng apartment complex developed by China Fortune Land Development can be seen in Zhuozhou, Hebei Province, China on March 19, 2021. Photo taken on March 19, 2021. REUTERS / Lusha Zhang Land sales hit a record 8.4 trillion yuan…

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Cambridge FD receives $ 3,000 from sale of Hopalong Cassidy statue

A 6-foot statue of William Boyd as Hopalong Cassidy was recently auctioned off by local collector Laura Bates, raising $ 3,000 for the Cambridge Fire Department. Bates donated 100% of the proceeds from the sale of the papier-mâché statue to the department after city firefighters rescued it from a fire at the former Hopalong Cassidy Museum in 2016. “I think it went really well,” said Bates, who has collected Hopalong Cassidy items for over 30 years. After the fire on September 3, 2016, Bates pledged to donate the profits if…

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‘Flutter’ Fundraiser Starts October 8 | Local News

Celebrating the brilliant display of natural butterfly migrations Arizona enjoyed this year, artist jurors made their mark for the second annual Flutter at the Fountain. The artists transformed 32 aluminum butterflies with brilliant designs. What has become one of Fountain Hills’ iconic fundraisers, Flutter at the Fountain officially kicks off Friday, October 8, when the stunning butterflies’ float ‘to their sponsoring host’s businesses for public viewing through November 4. . On October 10, the silent auction of butterflies and other objects begins. Visit flutter2021.givesmart.com or email Flutter2021 to 76278. The…

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Blue Mountain Humane Society’s Fall Furr-Lough Auction Goes Virtual October 10-16 | New

This year, the Blue Mountain Humane Society’s Fall Fur Ball is taking on a Furr-Lough. That is, the 2021 auction, BMHS ‘biggest fundraiser, will be virtual instead of live from October 10-16. The benefit supports animals in need in the Walla Walla Valley, said Anelecia Burns of BMHS Communications. This helps raise essential operating funds to keep the shelter open and functioning properly, she said. “The auction replaces the agency’s annual fundraising event Fall Furr Ball due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.” The event has traditionally been a fundraising gala…

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Waldingfield items auctioned by Kaminsi

Items from the Waldingfield Estate in Ipswich went on sale the weekend of October 2-3 at a Kaminski Auctions event. Donald Curiale and her late husband Arthur J. Finkelstein purchased the property at 55 Waldingfield in 1984. The estate, which was built in the 1920s by Julia Appleton and her husband Charles Sumner Bird II, comprises just under 40 acres and overlooks the River Ipswich. Finkelstein died in 2017, and Curiale sells the property. “We lived here for 38 years, raised a family, and the family moved, and I decided…

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The third annual Handbags for Hospice fundraising auction is scheduled for Thursday

Breadcrumb Links New Local News The Rotary Hospice Stratford Perth is hosting its third annual Handbags for Hospice fundraiser virtually this Thursday starting at 6:45 p.m. Author of the article: Galien Simmons Event President Heather Bryan and Rotary Hospice Stratford Perth Events and Communications Coordinator Michelle Field showcase some of the handbags donated by local businesses that are available for auction through the Handbags for fundraiser. Thursday Hospice. Galen Simmons / The Beacon Herald / Postmedia Network Content of the article While handbags donated by local businesses are certainly the…

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