Three dead in apparent double murder-suicide in Ohio home: Police

first_imgaijohn784/iStock(DOYLESTOWN, Ohio) — Three people were found dead in what investigators believe is a double murder-suicide in an Ohio home Monday afternoon, according to local police. An officer responding to a welfare check called in by the family found the bodies in the home in Doylestown, 40 miles south of Cleveland, the Doylestown Police Department said in a statement posted on Facebook Monday. “The Doylestown Police Department is not looking for any other suspects,” police said. “The community and our citizens are safe.” Police said they did not immediately release more details or the names of the deceased while the investigation is ongoing and out of respect for the family. The Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation is involved in the case, police said. Copyright © 2018, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.last_img read more

Mental Health Awareness Month, 2015

first_imgMental Health Awareness Month, 2015 April 24, 2015 Human Services,  Proclamations Governor Wolf Proclamation — Mental Health Awareness Month, 2015 by Governor Tom Wolf SHARE Email Facebook Twitter Like Governor Tom Wolf on Facebook: Facebook.com/GovernorWolflast_img

Confidence in Queensland’s property sector falls for first time in nearly 2 years

first_imgProperty Council executive director Chris Mountford among development in West End. Pic Jono Searle.CONFIDENCE in Queensland’s property market has fallen for the first time in nearly two years on the back of the latest tax grab proposed by the state government.The ANZ/Property Council Survey released today, taken in the weeks either side of the November state election, has recorded a drop of two index points for Queensland in the March 2018 quarter — the first decline in 20 months.The state now has the lowest confidence levels of all Australian jurisdictions.The re-elected Palaszczuk Government has announced plans to increase land tax rates by 2.5 per cent on properties worth more than $10 million and more than double the tax rate for foreign investors from 3 to 7 per cent.GET THE LATEST REAL ESTATE NEWS DIRECT TO YOUR INBOX HEREProperty Council Queensland executive director Chris Mountford said the results confirmed industry concern about the proposed property tax hikes, which he argued would hurt jobs growth and home values.“At a time when we need to do more to catch up with other markets, increasing taxes on property is a big economic risk,” Mr Mountford said.“The impact of these proposed tax increases can already be seen in the figures.“Forward work schedules, staffing level expectations, and Queensland’s economic growth predictions are all down.”The ANZ/Property Council Survey Queensland results for the March quarter of 2018.The Property Council is urging the Government to reverse the proposed tax increases, saying ordinary Queenslanders would pay the price because businesses would be forced to pass on the cost to consumers.“The proposed land tax hike is ultimately going to flow through to affect capital values, and impose higher rents and costs on businesses,” he said.“I think there’s a general lack of understanding that foreign buyers are a key ingredient to getting new housing construction starts going.“If we’re making it harder for those people to invest in Queensland, ultimately that’s going to flow through to lower levels of activity.”The latest ANZ/Property Council Survey shows a drop in confidence in the Queensland property industry. Photo: Glenn Hunt/Getty Images.For the last two years, Queensland has consistently lagged behind the major states when it comes to confidence, only remaining in front of Western Australia, where the end of the resources boom created significant economic challenges.More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus22 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market22 hours agoBut the latest survey shows a surge in confidence in WA.“Clearly confidence is starting to return to the WA market,” Mr Mountford said.“They’ve turned a corner and yet we haven’t had that sentiment shift.“If anything, we’re still bumbling along behind the other states.”New homes under construction in Mango Hill, north of Brisbane. The latest ANZ/Property Council Survey shows a drop in confidence in the Queensland property industry. Image: AAP/Dan Peled.But ANZ senior economist Daniel Gradwell said that he was not too concerned about the confidence drop in Queensland during the quarter,“Overall sentiment is still sitting at pretty solid levels, even though it has dropped off recently,” Mr Gradwell said.LAP UP LAKESIDE LUXURY“I think it’s fair to say Queensland has essentially moved past its mining-related downturn.“We’re starting to see economic activity improve, particularly across the labour market with unemployment at its lowest level in about four years.“So confidence is already translating into actual economic activity.”The latest ANZ/Property Council Survey shows a drop in confidence in the Queensland property industry. Photo: Glenn Hunt/Getty Images.St George Economics noted in its latest economic outlook for Queensland that the state’s economic growth had picked up over the past year, with business investment gaining momentum, commercial construction strengthening and robust employment growth.HOME BUYERS SKIP CRUCIAL CHECKSNationally, the survey reveals New South Wales has lost its throne to Victoria as the property industry with the strongest outlook.It gathered responses from 1374 professionals within the residential and commercial property sector.“It’s a large sample size, so we’re confident it’s reflective of what’s actually happening on the ground,” Mr Gradwell said.last_img read more

What Cars do BiH National Team Players drive? (gallery)

first_img[wzslider autoplay=”true”]BiH national football team players are known as lovers of fast and amazing cars. Their budget allows them to be lovers of such cars, so it is not surprising that they do not save money on their rolling stock.Player of the Italian Roma Edin Džeko bought Porsche Panamera which costs around 150.000 EUR while he was still in England. He also drives a Bentley Continental worth almost 350.000 EUR.Young Muhamed Bešić celebrated the last summer’s transfer from the Hungarian Ferencvárosi to Everton by buying Lamborghini Huracan worth around 200.000 EUR.Miralem Pjanić finds his way through the crowds in the capital of Italy in his sports Audi RS3 Sportback worth around 50.000 EUR.Goalkeeper of the BiH national teal Asmir Begović stated last year that the most expensive thing he ever bought was the Ferrari California. Asmir earlier drove Mercedes E Class AMG, as well as the sponsoring JEEP Grand Cherokee, which he was given to use free of charge.(Source: radiosarajevo.ba/photo: avaz.ba, reprezentacija.ba)last_img read more

Davenport Sr. to receive Founders Award at Black College Football Hall of Fame Awards Dinner

first_imgRon Davenport Sr.Pittsburgh, PA–Sheridan Broadcasting Corporation Chairman and owner Ronald Davenport Sr. will receive the Founders Award at the 5th Annual Black College Football Hd ensure the ascension and success of the Black College Football Hall of Fame and/or Black College Football as a whole.Founded by Grambling State University quarterbacks James “Shack” Harris and Doug Williams in 2010, the BCFHOF honors the greatest football players and coaches from Historically Black Colleges and Universities. Former New York Giants defensive end Michael Strahan, Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver John Stallworth and Houston Oilers linebacker Robert Brazile headline the 2014 Class of the Black College Football Hall of Fame. The enshrinement will take place on March 1, at the Loews Atlanta Hotel.For 40 years, Sheridan Broadcasting has selected and honored a Black College All-American Team. Additionally, each year they have also selected the Offensive and Defensive Players of the Year, Coach of the Year and crowned the National Black College Football Champions.  This year all will be recognized at a gala reception on Friday, February 28, 2014 at the Loews in conjunction with the BCFHOF enshrinement.  “While I am honored and humbled by the award, I am proud of the hundreds of players we’ve recognized over the years who have gone on to distinguish themselves on and off the football field.” said Davenport Sr. “That we have made a small contribution to their lives gives me great joy.”In 2013, the Founders Award was given to Arthur Blank, founder of Home Depot and owner of the NFL Atlanta Falcons and John Priore, President and CEO of Priority Payment Systems.  “Ron Davenport and Sheridan Broadcasting have always been there for the Black Colleges for as long as I can remember,” said Super Bowl MVP Quarterback Doug Williams.  “Shack and I will be honored to hand him this prestigious award.”last_img read more