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Phillies announcer Tom McCarthy gets national call again for Eagles-Bucs | MLB

Jan. 13—For years, Tom McCarthy has been alerting Phillies fans to bullpen calls. Last Sunday, he responded to one. McCarthy, the Phillies’ main television play-by-play announcer since 2009, was tasked with calling a college basketball game in San Diego last weekend. But when Jim Nantz went into COVID-19 protocol and couldn’t travel, the CBS honchos […]

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New York City Mayor Eric Adams Joins National Appeal to Replenish Federal Restaurant Revitalization Fund

New York City Mayor Eric Adams joined a nationwide group of elected officials calling on the federal government to replenish the national budget Restaurant Revitalization Fund, an emergency fund providing financial support to restaurants and bars hit hard by the pandemic. The Real Deal reports that the mayor signed a letter to Congress – alongside […]

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Sunderland Bid Supports National Call for Government to Support Vulnerable Businesses Amid Omicron Fears

The city’s Business Improvement District is supporting a national campaign launched today, Monday, December 20. The #BusinessBooster campaign wrote to Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Chancellor Rishi Sunak on behalf of over 100 BIDS across the UK and 100,000 retail, hospitality and leisure businesses, with a list of support needed to help these industries survive. […]

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How companies can respond to the national call to action on infrastructure cybersecurity

The Biden administration recently issued a proclamation designating November as Critical Infrastructure Security and Resiliency Month. At a time when the global economy still suffers from shortages due to broken supply chains and when Congress has just passed a major infrastructure initiative, the topic could not come sooner. The administration’s proclamation highlights one of the […]

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Three artists selected in the national call for public art at the Muscatine roundabout

After consulting the services of the city of Muscatine to ensure that each artist was capable of carrying out a large-scale project, the Muscatine Public Art Advisory Commission recommended three artists to create public art in Mulberry and Second Street Roundabout – Daniel Miller of Iowa City; Nathan Pierce from Cape Girardeau, Missouri, and Greg […]

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National call: Fit Dessers plan to return to competitive Eagles squad

Super Eagles forward Cyriel Dessers has revealed he is still very open to a return to the senior national team after finally getting over last season’s disappointment at Belgian club KRC Genk where he struggled to surpass his compatriot Paul Onuachu, reports AOIFootball.com. The 26-year-old, who is already enjoying his time at Dutch club Feyenoord, […]

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Government launches ‘national appeal’ for young traders to stay in Ireland to build houses

The government has called on young students to consider an apprenticeship to help build and renovate homes as online applications for university places for the 2022 academic year opened on Friday. In a national appeal, Higher and Higher Education Minister Simon Harris urged young apprentices to stay in Ireland and not to travel abroad to […]

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Rangers play role in nationwide call despite manager’s ‘competition’ warnings

Rangers full-back Borna Barisic has been called up by the Croatian national team for the next international break after having already been warned of “competition” in his post. Borna, 28, is part of a competitive left-back position in the Balkan nation’s squad and the country faces a decisive double World Cup against Malta and Russia. […]

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Johnson County Sudanese community joins Sudan’s national appeal for help

About 80 people from the county’s Sudanese community gathered on the Pentacrest to protest the state of emergency in Sudan following the military takeover. Gabby Drees A protester chants and raises his hand during a demonstration against a military coup in Sudan at the University of Iowa Pentacrest on Monday, October 25, 2021. About 80 […]

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Georgetown Students Join National Call for the Right to Vote, State of DC

Georgetown University students joined thousands of people who demonstrated in support of national and state suffrage in Washington, DC, in a march to the National Mall on August 28. Students and organizations, including the Georgetown Chapter of Students for the State of DC, called for passage of several suffrage-related bills during the March for Washington […]