Vincent Kartheiser & Larry Pine Begin Previews in Garry Marshall-Helmed Billy & Ray

first_img View Comments Billy & Ray charts the birth of the film noir genre. The comedy follows literary odd couple writer-director Billy Wilder (Kartheiser) and novelist Raymond Chandler (Pine) as they contentiously collaborate to adapt the novel Double Indemnity for the silver screen. Set in 1940s Hollywood, Billy & Ray is the true story of how two brilliant and thorny artists battled the Hollywood censors and each other to create a groundbreaking movie classic. Mad Men star Vincent Kartheiser and Broadway vet Larry Pine begin performances in the New York premiere of Billy & Ray on October 1. Mike Bencivenga’s new play, directed by the legendary Garry Marshall, will officially open on October 20 at the Vineyard Theatre and play a limited engagement through November 23. Related Shows Show Closed This production ended its run on Nov. 23, 2014 Rounding out the cast are Sophie von Haselberg as Wilder’s long-suffering secretary and Drew Gehling as a beleaguered studio chief. Billy & Raylast_img read more

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Think B.I.G.

first_imgWhen I started preparing to present Think B.I.G. to the high school interns my biggest challenge was finding a way to make it interesting and relevant to them at this point in their lives. Learning how to budget, save, and set financial goals is not the most exciting topic to a 17 year old, but it is an important topic that needs to be discussed.I started by meeting with the interns individually to discuss the program, how it works and what my goal is. We went through a short PowerPoint presentation about the program and I followed up with four worksheets:A questionnaire about their current financial knowledge and responsibilities. This was to assess what they already knew about financial literacy, if they had any monthly expenses they were currently responsible for, and if they have already had discussions with their parents about budgeting, saving and setting goals.A paycheck budget worksheet for them to use to document their income and expenses.  This was to get them to see how they are spending their money and show them how to plan for expenses. continue reading » 4SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblrlast_img read more

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These investments require pre-purchase analysis

first_imgDue diligence is a good idea before any credit union purchase. But the National Credit Union Administration actually requires a formal pre-purchase analysis before you buy investments to fund your employee and executive benefits plans. How is this best done? In Episode 61 of the CUES Podcast, Greg Smyth gives insights and guidance.An executive benefits specialist with CUESolutions platinum provider CUNA Mutual Group, Madison, Wis., Smyth notes that benefits expenses have been consistently and dramatically increasing year over year, especially health insurance benefits. While benefits expenses may be increasing 4 percent to 5 percent a year, according to Smyth, investment yields for credit unions have been growing much more slowly, in the range of 2 to 3 percent annually. NCUA recognized this imbalance and created a way for credit unions to mitigate it by making certain investments to help fund their benefits plans that were previously considered “impermissible.”“This expanded investment offering allows credit unions to seek potentially higher yielding investments” outside of section 703, he says. “And that extra income can go towards employee benefits expenses” and support offering really good benefits plans to staff. continue reading » ShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblrlast_img read more

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Wise credit union marketing investments lead to growth

first_img continue reading » Do more with less. That’s smart business, especially in shaky and uncertain times like we’re in now. But efficiency also takes the ability to be collaborative, creative and think differently. Aren’t those foundational ideals on which credit unions were built in the first place?As you begin budgeting for 2021, consider outsourcing your credit union’s marketing. The benefits can be numerous, from fresh ideas to cost savings and more. Here are some critical characteristics to look for in a strong outsourced marketing firm:Preparing appropriatelyUnderstanding leadership’s directionAsking the right freaking questions ShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblrlast_img

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Milestone for North Sea Beach Replenishment Plan

first_imgBy an overwhelming majority, residents of the North Sea Beach Colony voted on Saturday, March 3rd, to begin taxing themselves to replenish their disappearing beach, the Town of Southampton, NY, informs. By a vote of 65 to 14, homeowners will tax themselves over a five year period to repay the town the $406, 000.00 needed to complete the project.Those closest to the water, areas along Little Peconic Bay, will pay a larger share of the expense, the town said in its release.“Twelve homeowners will pay an increased tax rate of $1.10 per $1,000. of assessed value. The average waterfront homeowner could see an increase of approximately $1,000. per year,” according to the press release.Fifty homeowners who live farther from the coastline will pay .70 per $1,000. Those homeowners will see on average an increase of about $500.The North Sea Beach Colony is located at the end of North Sea Road and loses about 7,500 cubic years of sand each year.The beach sand replenishment project for the North Sea Colony Beach Erosion District could begin by the end of the year.[mappress mapid=”24952″]last_img read more

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First oil flows from Apache’s Garten development

first_imgOil & Gas UK, a representative body for the UK’s offshore oil and gas industry, has hailed news that Apache Corporation has reached first oil in just eight months from its Garten field as remarkable.Commenting, Oil & Gas UK Upstream Policy Director, Mike Tholen, said: “To have delivered a project from discovery to first oil in just eight months shows the remarkable agility of the UK Continental Shelf as it continues to become more competitive.“Apache have shown what can be achieved through a constructive and collaborative relationship with its supply chain. This is great news for everyone involved in the project, and to the wider industry who will be keen to share in the lessons learned.“It is further proof that the UK’s offshore oil and gas industry is staying the course on the road to Vision 2035.”Offshore Energy Today Staff ‘Remarkable’ news Apache Corporation has initiated production from its Garten development on Block 9/18a Area-W in the United Kingdom sector of the North Sea. The discovery well, which is located 6 kilometers south of the Beryl Alpha platform, was placed on production in late November, less than eight months after being drilled in March 2018.At the beginning of November, Apache revealed its plans to accelerate initial production from the Garten discovery from the first quarter 2019 to fourth quarter 2018.On Wednesday, December 5 Apache said that the discovery well at Garten encountered a downthrown structural closure with 778 feet of net oil pay in stacked, high-quality, Jurassic-aged sandstone reservoirs.The well is currently producing from the Beryl sand at a rate of 13.7 thousand barrels of oil per day (MBOPD) and 15.7 million cubic feet of gas per day (MMCFPD). Two lower zones were also successfully tested, and all three zones will ultimately be commingled to maximize recovery.The strong initial rate establishes excellent momentum late in the year and will positively impact Apache’s 2019 production guidance. As previously disclosed, the recoverable resource is expected to exceed 10 million barrels of light oil plus associated natural gas. Apache has a 100 percent working interest in the Garten development.Jon Graham, region vice president – North Sea for Apache, said, “We are proud to have brought the Garten field online well ahead of our original target of first-quarter 2019. Performance from the three zones we tested is very encouraging, and we expect this field will significantly increase Apache’s reserves and production in the UK. With exposure to strong Brent oil and UK natural gas prices, Garten will be a notable contributor to Apache’s cashflow in 2019.Graham added: “The support we received from the Oil and Gas Authority cannot be overstated, and we are proud to be contributing toward maximizing economic recovery in the UK North Sea with the successful development of the field.”“Garten is a unique technical achievement and represents Apache’s most complex smart well completion to date,” added Mark Hobbs, director of Operations & Projects at Apache North Sea.Dr. Andy Samuel, chief executive of the Oil and Gas Authority, said, “It is great to see the Garten field come onstream less than a year from the original discovery and well ahead of the original plan. The Garten well was the 2,500th exploration well on the UK Continental Shelf. Apache’s continued success reinforces the tremendous potential of the UKCS, which Apache is unlocking using advanced data gathering and analytics with excellent application of a number of technologies including 3D seismic to uncover high value near-field prospectivity.”The Garten field is tied back to the Beryl Alpha platform, which is located 180 miles northeast of Aberdeen. It follows Apache’s successful Callater field discovery in the Beryl area, which came online in May 2017.last_img read more

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Bulldogs Blank Panthers In JV Football

first_imgBatesville JV Football team defeated Jennings County last night 36-0.Austin Pohlman led the offense with 2 touchdown passes to Trey Peters as well as had one rushing touchdown.  Tyler Oesterling had a rushing touchdown.  Travis Lecher had an interception return for a touchdown. Jeremiah Lemmel converted two 2-point conversions.  JT Linkel added a two-point conversion.JV team is 1-0 on the season and will host Milan next Monday.  The freshmen team will play at South Decatur next Monday.Courtesy of Bulldogs Coach Evan Ulrey.last_img

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Kendall brings broom to Sheyenne Speedway, completes Northstar IMCA Mod Tour sweep

first_imgBilly Kendall collected his third $1,000 Northstar IMCA Modified Tour feature win in as many nights Sunday at Sheyenne Speedway. The tour sweep netted him another $1,000 share of the point fund. (Photo courtesy of Sheyenne Speedway)LISBON, N.D. (Aug. 12) – After running third in his Northstar IMCA Modified Tour heat race at Sheyenne Speedway, Billy Kendall didn’t think Sunday would be his night.That wasn’t the case.Kendall drew another front row start, chased and got the lead back from Jarrett Carter, then stayed in front to the end of the 30-lapper at Lisbon. The $1,000 Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot qualifying victory was his third in as many nights and was complemented by a $1,000 share of the tour point fund.“It was kind of hard to believe,” admitted Kendall, 19 years old and headed back to the University of North Dakota later this week to start his sophomore year as a mechanical engineering major. “I wasn’t good in my heat race and didn’t think it would be our night, but we turned it around in the feature.”Kendall had won tour features Friday at Princeton Speedway and Saturday at North Central Speedway, both familiar venues. He made the 3-1/2 hour tow on Sunday to race for the first time at Sheyenne.He asked a few questions and fine-tuned his setup before starting outside the front row and leading the first two laps. Carter was scored in first the next six circuits before Kendall got the point back.The feature ended with a long green flag run and Kendall was closing in on the back of the field when the checkers flew, a couple car lengths ahead of Randy Klein.Carter, Tyler Peterson and John Nord completed the top five.Feature results – 1. Billy Kendall; 2. Randy Klein; 3. Jarrett Carter; 4. Tyler Peterson; 5. John Nord; 6. Dylan Goplen; 7. Rob VanMil; 8. Erick Thiesse; 9. Dave Shipley; 10. Rich Pavlicek; 11. Shawn Fletcher; 12. Casey Arneson; 13. Chad Funt; 14. A.J. Viehauser; 15. Greg Friestad; 16. Dwight Wegner; 17. Clint Hatlestad; 18. Ryan Cano; 19. Billie Christ; 20. John Corell; 21. Cody Peterson; 22. Delray Dykstra; 23. Justin Jones; 24. Jesse Skalicky; 25. Lucas Rodin.last_img read more

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IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National Point Standings Through March 23

first_imgIMCA Modifieds – 1. Brian Schultz, Casa Grande, Ariz., 460; 2. Chaz Baca, Mesa, Ariz., and Cody Laney, Torrance, Calif., both 424; 4. Spencer Wilson, Queen Creek, Ariz., 411; 5. John Par­meley, Phoenix, Ariz., 368; 6. William Gould, Calera, Okla., 345; 7. Kelsie Foley, Tucson, Ariz., 343; 8. Scott Sluka, Casa Grande, Ariz., 334; 9. Ethan Dotson, Bakersfield, Calif., 332; 10. Hunter Mar­riott, Brookfield, Mo., 301; 11. Jeremy Thornton, Tucson, Ariz., 300; 12. Matt Guillaume, Has­let, Texas, 288; 13. Marlyn Seidler, Underwood, N.D., 285; 14. Josh McGaha, Abilene, Texas, 282; 15. Tim Ward, Chandler, Ariz., 275; 16. Austin Kuehl, Cave Creek, Ariz., 274; 17. Bryson Curry, Laveen, Ariz., 272; 18. Dean Abbey, Roanoke, Texas, 265; 19. Ryan Roath, Peoria, Ariz., 254; 20. Garth Dushanek, Avondale, Ariz., 243.IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Cars – 1. Marcus Thomas, Corsicana, Texas, 156; 2. Robert Vetter, Wolfe City, Texas, 134; 3. John Ricketts, Burleson, Texas, 114; 4. Austin Mundie, Dallas, Texas, 108; 5. Josh Hawkins, Whitehouse, Texas, 99; 6. Chip Graham, Lewisville, Texas, 94; 7. D.J. Es­tes Jr., Mansfield, Texas, 87; 8. Johnny Brown, Orange, Texas, 81; 9. Joshua McCord, Bossier City, La., 79; 10. Kyle Jones, Kennedale, Texas, 77; 11. Tyler Russell, Abbott, Texas, 75; 12. Tucker Doughty, Heath, Texas, 74; 13. Chad Wilson, North Richland Hills, Texas, 72; 14. Jeb Sessums, Burleson, Texas, 71; 15. Michelle Melton, Flower Mound, Texas, 70; 16. Jacob Harris, Vidor, Texas, 65; 17. Josh Toho, Hinton, Okla., Bryan Bolden, Quinlan, Texas, and Michael Day, Greenville, Texas, each 60; 20. Andy Shouse, Mustang, Okla., 59.IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars – 1. George Fronsman, Surprise, Ariz., 564; 2. Steve Kihle, Williston, N.D., 420; 3. Cody Center, Mesa, Ariz., 390; 4. Race Fisher, Dove Creek, Colo., 384; 5. Manny Baldiviez, Yuma, Ariz., 366; 6. Aaron Spangler, Dove Creek, Colo., 353; 7. Kirk Martin, Weather­ford, Texas, 346; 8. Tony Hill, Cortez, Colo., 336; 9. Elijah Zevenbergen, Ocheyedan, Iowa, 285; 10. Westin Abbey, Comanche, Texas, 263; 11. Troy Jerovetz, Green Bay, Wis., and April Phillips, Abi­lene, Texas, both 246; 13. Joe Haines, Yuma, Ariz., 243; 14. Thomas Daffern, Brawley, Calif., 237; 15. Jason Rogers, Selden, Kan., 232; 16. Jody York, Lubbock, Texas, 225; 17. Brendon LaBatte, Weyburn, Sask., 212; 18. Damon Hammond, Burleson, Texas, 211; 19. Andrew Alten­burg, Truman, Minn., 204; 20. Tommy Phillips, Abilene, Texas, 197. IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks – 1. Merle Zachrison, Surprise, Ariz., 340; 2. Dean Zachrison, Sur­prise, Ariz., 329; 3. Jim Robinson, Yuma, Ariz., 290; 4. Jason Beshears, Somerton, Ariz., 286; 5. Jay Crowe, Surprise, Ariz., 253; 6. Joe Vlasity, Glendale, Ariz., 219; 7. John Barron, Phoenix, Ariz., 195; 8. Joseph Peterson, Mesa, Ariz., 187; 9. Scott Shaw, Red Deer, Alb., 185; 10. Brent Wofford, Yuma, Ariz., 180; 11. Craig Ebers, Yuma, Ariz., 178; 12. Damian Snyder, Copperas Cove, Texas, 177; 13. David Kendall, Peoria, Ariz., 169; 14. Wesley Warren, Fairfield, Texas, 168; 15. Mike Erwin, Yuma, Ariz., 166; 16. Gerald Spalding Jr., Abilene, Texas, 157; 17. Scott Jeffery, Yuma, Ariz., 152; 18. Joshua Cordova, Somerton, Ariz., 148; 19. Kyle Cardinal, Paradise Valley, Ariz., 140; 20. Ashley Hunt, Yuma, Ariz., 138. Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMods – 1. Jason George, Laveen, Ariz., 603; 2. Dennis Gates, Claypool, Ariz., 454; 3. Miles Morris, Yuma, Ariz., 353; 4. Dale Kunz, Buckeye, Ariz., 334; 5. Aus­tin Kiefer, Pahrump, Nev., 332; 6. Kyle Smith, Yuma, Ariz., 329; 7. Chris Toth, Holtville, Calif., 311; 8. Kenny Wyman Jr., Avondale, Ariz., 299; 9. Dale Irby, Buckeye, Ariz., 293; 10. Mark Ma­drid, Phoenix, Ariz., 283; 11. Adolfo Noriega, Yuma, Ariz., 267; 12. Ron Poe, Phoenix, Ariz., 264; 13. Tom Wyman, Laveen, Ariz., 239; 14. Mike Tanner, Smithville, Mo., 236; 15. James Dupre, Yuma, Ariz., 224; 16. David Harrington, Peoria, Ariz., 217; 17. Chris Caldwell, Avondale, Ariz., 211; 18. Corey Clayton, El Centro, Calif., 195; 19. Joe Webb, Yuma, Ariz., 194; 20. Joshua Cor­dova, Somerton, Ariz., 192. Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center Southern SportMods – 1. Jeffrey Abbey, Comanche, Texas, 378; 2. James Hanusch, Belton, Texas, 348; 3. James Skinner, Burleson, Texas, 320; 4. Allen Montgomery, White Settlement, Texas, 284; 5. Gabe Tucker, Carbon, Texas, 243; 6. Jake Up­church, Grand Prairie, Texas, 223; 7. Cory Williams, Slaton, Texas, 204; 8. James Guyton, Moody, Texas, 172; 9. Ronnie Bell, Lorena, Texas, 165; 10. Nathan Buchanan, Kemp, Texas, 162; 11. Dustin Robinson, Post, Texas, 161; 12. Taylor Florio, Copperas Cove, Texas, 151; 13. Justin Nabors, Kemp, Texas, Sid Kiphen, Gatesville, Texas, and Jeff Toler, Decatur, Texas, each 145; 16. Don Painter, Austin, Texas, 136; 17. Justin Long, Haslet, Texas, and Justin Shaw, Sweetwa­ter, Texas, both 135; 19. Kamera McDonald, Keller, Texas, and Ronnie Allison, Dallas, Texas, both 133.Mach-1 Sport Compacts – 1. Julia Childs, Weatherford, Texas, 151; 2. Danny Baggerly, Rio Vista, Texas, 146; 3. Dakota Dees, Weatherford, Texas, 136; 4. Mike Jacobs, Weatherford, Texas, 112; 5. Robert Rutledge, Azle, Texas, 103; 6. Carl Boatright, Azle, Texas, 91; 7. Dillon Richards, Beatrice, Neb., 77; 8. Steve Holloway, Azle, Texas, and Jake Newsom, Sioux City, Iowa, both 75; 10. Drake Bohlmeyer, Beatrice, Neb., 69; 11. James Morehead, Cleburne, Texas, 66; 12. Brooke Fluckiger, Columbus, Neb., 65; 13. Kyle Owen, Nebraska City, Neb., 64; 14. David Nor­quest, York, Neb., 62; 15. Bryan Vannausdle, Nebraska City, Neb., 47; 16. Justin Brown, Be­atrice, Neb., 42; 17. Shawn Hein, Beatrice, Neb., 39; 18. Cole Krichau, Lincoln, Neb., Matthew Barnard, Weatherford, Texas, and Dustin Brethouwer, Beatrice, Neb., each 36.last_img read more

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Green denies scuffle claims

first_img Former England goalkeeper Green laughed off reports Caulker was injured in a fight at a west London pub during a QPR Christmas lunch, at which Crystal Palace players were also present. QPR senior management have denied Caulker was involved in an altercation, instead insisting the defender slipped and cut his head. “If you wanted an accurate headline on the story, it would be ‘man falls over’,” Green told BBC Radio Five Live. “I think that in response, the club have said pretty much what happened: he came out, slipped over and banged his head. “But this is the nature of the beast in football. I must have been in a different bar. “It was a Sunday lunch, after we’d had a tough week winning two games out of three, including a big win against Burnley. We didn’t have a game until a week on Monday. “We’ve got people far too old to be going out late at night, with me, Rio Ferdinand and Richard Dunne. “Steven was back out of hospital and we had a laugh about it, and unfortunately it’s made the front page of the paper.” Owner Tony Fernandes hailed QPR’s squad spirit to be able to shrug off the newspaper allegations, though Caulker did require hospital treatment for the cut to his head. Fernandes confirmed the squad were granted the Sunday afternoon gathering following a vital 2-0 home victory over Burnley that lifted Rangers out of the Premier League relegation zone. Robert Green has rejected claims QPR team-mate Steven Caulker suffered his cut head in a pub scuffle on Sunday. “I’m aware of some headlines appearing in tomorrow newspaper (sic). After a great win boys were given permission for a Sunday lunch,” Fernandes tweeted late on Monday evening. “Team is very united and really playing for each other. Steven Caulker slipped over and hurt his head and is fine. Nothing else to report. “Great team spirit. We are one. Best I’ve seen since being chairman. A few sensational headlines but team has done us proud.” QPR manager Harry Redknapp recently said there would be no Christmas party for his squad but QPR spokesman Ian Taylor confirmed the gathering on Sunday had been sanctioned. “Following Saturday’s Premier League win versus Burnley and with no further fixture for nine days the club can confirm players were allowed to have a Sunday lunch together,” Taylor wrote on Twitter. “Steven Caulker was not involved in an altercation. He did suffer a cut to his head, which he received treatment for at hospital before being discharged on the same evening. “The club will be making no further comment.” Press Associationlast_img read more

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