The Mega Festival Featuring Rolling Stones, Dylan, McCartney & More Has Been Confirmed

first_imgAfter much speculation, the new mega festival that was rumored to feature the top classic rock acts, including Paul McCartney, Bob Dylan, Neil Young, The Who, Roger Waters, and The Rolling Stones, has been confirmed! Titled Desert Trip, the festival will run from October 7-9, taking place at the Empire Polo Grounds in Indio, CA, notably the same grounds as Coachella. The event is being organized by Goldenvoice, the company behind Coachella.In fact, those six artists will be the only ones performing, with the Stones and Dylan on night one, McCartney and Neil Young on night two, and Roger Waters and The Who on night three. The Desert Trip is sure to feature some of the most iconic music of a generation, with anthemic rock music performed by each and every band on this billing.You can watch a brief promotional video for the festival below:Tickets will go on sale next Monday, May 9th at 10 AM Pacific, and more information can be found here.last_img read more

CNTB: Excellent results of the promotional campaign “Epic Week in Croatia 2”

first_imgReaching almost 40 million people and more than 50 thousand new fans on social networks, is the result of the second part of the promotional campaign “Epic Week in Croatia”, launched by the Croatian National Tourist Board on social networks Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest.This is a campaign launched with the aim of encouraging fans and potential tourists to create their dream vacation, which they can spend in Croatia. As part of the campaign, a prize game was created through which Croatia was additionally positioned as a destination with a rich and wide offer in which everyone can find something for themselves.In addition to the announcements of the Croatian National Tourist Board on social networks, the visibility of the campaign was also contributed by the posts of Croatian Olympians and foreign bloggers, who also supported this creative campaign. “This is a very successful continuation of the promotional campaign, which in its first version reached almost 13 million people and thus attracted more than 10 thousand new fans on the social networks of the Croatian National Tourist Board. The second sequel yielded even better results and we are especially pleased about that. Social networks and new media today represent one of the most important channels of all forms of communication, and in accordance with this fact we will design, create and implement a significant part of our future promotional activities.. “Pointed out the director of the CNTB Main Office Kristjan Staničić.Thus, as part of the second part of the “Epic Week” campaign, all participants were able to create their ideal vacation through a specially designed website of the campaign, which offered 200 activities in Croatia. The concept of the campaign and the prize game included choosing the top seven activities that make up a dream vacation, and participants could also choose locations, sights, cities, but also the flavors they want to experience and taste during their visit to Croatia. The prize game was attended by all those who shared the selected top seven activities on their profiles on social networks, and the grand final was entered by those participants whose posts collected the largest number of likes.The main prize was won by the person who had the best reasoned description of why she deserves the prize, and this time it was a contestant from Italy, who made a creative and original presentation about Croatia as a tourist destination and the reasons why she deserves a trip for two. , in which she will experience exactly those seven activities that she chose for her dream vacation.See more about the Epic Week campaign herelast_img read more

White House declares health emergency for novel coronavirus

first_imgThe Trump administration made an announcement on Friday declaring the new coronavirus a public health emergency.Americans who are returning from ubei Province, China, will be subject to a 14-day quarantine while Americans returning from other sections of China will undergo screening for 14 days.Currently there are a total of seven airports that are accepting passengers from China. The airports include; New York’s JFK, Chicago’s O’Hare, San Francisco, Seattle, Atlanta, Honolulu, and Los Angeles’ LAX.Officials say the order will prohibit entry from foreign nationals who have been to China in the last 14 days into the U.S. among those who pose a risk of transmitting the coronavirus. The emergency order will go into effect Sunday at 5 p.m.The CDC said that while the general risk to Americans is still low, the situation in China is a “serious health situation.”According to the CDC there are 6 confirmed cases in the U.S.last_img read more

Wisconsin coaches talk to media

first_imgAs the University of Wisconsin held its weekly press conference Monday, several head coaches were in attendance to talk about their respective teams.First among them was women’s basketball head coach Lisa Stone, who discussed about her team’s upcoming matchup with Ohio State and the Badgers’ chances of making the NCAA Tournament in March.Wisconsin wrestling head coach Barry Davis followed Stone. Davis talked about his team’s final home dual meets that await this weekend against Northwestern and No. 1 Iowa. Iowa is of particular performance as Davis is an alum.Men’s hockey head coach Mike Eaves followed Davis, discussing Wisconsin’s final home series this weekend against St. Cloud State. The series is crucial for the UW because it is the last time the Badgers face a team above them in the WCHA standings.Following Eaves was women’s swimming head coach Eric Hansen, whose squad is preparing for the Big Ten Championship meet this week. Wisconsin is ranked No. 17 nationally and hopes to win the Big Ten title as a precursor to a strong performance at the NCAA meet, which will come in another month.Last, but certainly not least, men’s basketball head coach Bo Ryan talked to members of the media about a range of topics. Among them were his team’s upcoming matchup with Minnesota, the process of returning for junior forward Jon Leuer and the leadership ability of senior guard Jason Bohannon.On the left side of this page you will find the complete audio files of today’s press conference, separated by sport.last_img read more

California provides healthcare for illegal migrants under 25

first_imgCalifornia taxpayers will now be paying for healthcare for illegal immigrants under the age of 25.Governor Gavin Newsom signed the legislation Tuesday, as state officials expect the plan to cover about ninety thousand people at the cost of 98-million-dollars.The new plan will only apply to people with incomes low enough to qualify for Medicaid and will go into effect in 2020.California law already provides healthcare to children 18 and younger, regardless of their immigration status.The move comes as the Trump administration continues its efforts to crack down on illegal immigration.Governor Gavin said Tuesday that California is the most “Un-Trump” state in the nation “when it comes to health policy.”last_img

Ice rebound after collaspe to blast Blazers 10-2

first_imgBy Daily News StaffSimilar to the way the Team Canada Juniors turned gold into silver at the IIHF World Junior Hockey Championships last week in Buffalo, NY, the Kootenay Ice let one slip away.Thompson Blazers played the role of Team Russia, scoring five third-period goals en route to a 7-4 victory over Kootenay in B.C. Major Midget Hockey League action Saturday night in Nelson.Kootenay rebounded Sunday, blasting the Blazers 10-2 behind the Felix Larouche led the comeback for the Blazers, scoring twice in the frame.Paulsen Lautard of Midway, Nolan Taylor of Nelson, Castlegar’s Jesse Knowler and Luke Bertolucci of Trail scored for Kootenay, which held period leads of 3-1 and 4-2.Jarrod Schamerhorn of Kelowna was in net for the third-period collapse of the Ice.Sunday it was all Ice as Kootenay jumped to a 5-0 first period lead en route to the lopsided win.Derek Georgopoulos of Cranbrook led the Ice with two goals with singles going to Jake Lucchini of Trail, Riley Ostoforoff of Castlegar, Jacob Boyczuk and Scott Davidson of Trail, Taylor, Lautard, Bertolucci and Nelson’s Dryden Hunt. Christian Pickles had an easy time in the nets for Kootenay.The weekend split foiled an opportunity for Kootenay to climb the BCMMHL standings.The Ice, 6-14-6 on the season, trail North Island Silvertips for ninth in the 11-team league Vancouver Northeast Chiefs by eight points in the race for the final playoff spot.
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THREE TICKETS HIT GOLDEN PICK 6 FOR $33K; JACKPOT TO BEGIN AT $1.1 MILLION WHEN RACING RESUMES FRIDAY

first_imgALBANY, CALIF.  (Mon. May 30, 2016) – Three tickets hit the Golden Pick 6 for $33,726.66 on Monday at Golden Gate Fields.Johnny Reb posted a 20-1 upset in the finale to help produce the substantial return. A victory by No. 6 Peppered Pro (sixth in the field of seven) would have triggered a jackpot payout of $1,230,919. The jackpot is paid only when there is a single ticket with all six winners.The jackpot will begin at $1,137,828.68 when racing resumes Friday. The Golden Pick 6 sequence will begin with race 3.There will be a mandatory payout on the Golden Pick 6 on June 12, closing day for the Winter/Spring Meet.last_img