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… and electric lines This report will continue

first_img ….. and electric lines. This report will continue 6/6.[Photo: Yuki Yanagimoto & text: sa] A new set of plumbing pipes is installed. This is a great project for Workshop participants, as they are part of every step of the process.[Photo: Yuki Yanagimoto & text: sa] With Marks instruction, Segolene Gautier and Kim Chikyung learn the installation of studs, drywall panels…..[Photo: Yuki Yanagimoto & text: sa]center_img May 23, 2005 Maintenance crew is always busy with either upkeep or improvement of facilities. The bathrooms in the Colly Soleri Music Center need to be remodeled. The rooms are completely stripped of wall panels, pipes and tiles. Studs for a new set of walls are put into place. Mark Baris heads this project.[Photo: Yuki Yanagimoto & text: sa]last_img read more

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Rep Lucido explains no vote on Michigan auto insurance bill

first_img Categories: Lucido News,News State Rep. Peter J. Lucido of Shelby Township today explained his ‘no’ on House Bill 5013, which proposed various changes to Michigan’s auto no-fault insurance system.“Everyone, myself included, wants lower car insurance rates,” Lucido said after the bill was defeated. “But this bill as it stood was a bad deal for drivers. They’d pay a little less in premiums, but they’d take on greater risk and get far fewer benefits if they give up the top-notch coverage we’ve had for over 40 years under the no-fault system in Michigan. It’s not an even trade.”Lucido said the bill in its current version does nothing to ensure that more Michigan motorists will follow state law and carry auto insurance. More than 20 percent of Michigan drivers (more than 1.4 million) now drive illegally without insurance, which creates additional costs for all insured drivers.“Why offer rate reductions without a mechanism to truly make sure drivers carry the auto insurance they are legally required to have?” Lucido said. “We should ensure compliance on time, every time, in real time. And if motorists don’t comply, we should take their license plate and get their cars off the road.”Lucido said he has introduced legislation that would address this specifically, along with several other issues related to auto insurance reform, which will reduce insurance costs without reducing benefits. To date, he has yet to be given a hearing.Lucido said reforms should do more to root out fraud and abuse, and ensure more openness and accountability in the Michigan Catastrophic Claims Association, which to date has more than $20 billion. He is concerned that seniors would be put at risk with Medicare coverage that is not as good as now offered through no-fault insurance. Lucido also said people choosing a $250,000 personal injury protection option available in House Bill 5013 would have dangerously insufficient medical coverage if they are seriously injured in auto accidents, forcing them into bankruptcy.“The $250,000 coverage level as it is outlined now would serve to fix injuries in the emergency room, then leave accident victims without adequate coverage for aftercare,” Lucido said. “This ultimately would shift costs to Medicaid and Medicare, raising costs in those systems.”Lucido said he is willing to work with legislators to enact significant reform, including a thorough examination of how auto personal injury protection coverage and an individual’s health insurance coverage interact and affect costs in the event of a catastrophic auto accident.“This bill just doesn’t add up to the reforms we need in Michigan,” Lucido said. “We need to find real solutions for Michigan drivers and protect their well-being.“I have spent my entire adult life as a licensed insurance agent and as a practicing attorney protecting families. This issue is in my blood, and we must make the changes necessary for real reform. House Bill 5013 – unless it changes significantly – does not do the job.”### 02Nov Rep. Lucido explains ‘no’ vote on Michigan auto insurance billlast_img read more

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Steve Morris systems architect at TV technology c

first_imgSteve Morris, systems architect at TV technology company Espial, has been named a member of the HbbTV steering group and chair of the HbbTV Spec Group Terminals Task Force.Morris, a founding member of HbbTV, has contributed to digital TV standards around the workd and specializes in working with HTML5, OIPF, Digital TV, MHP, MPEG, DVB, ATSC, IPTV, HTML, CSS and JavaScript as well as HbbTV.“HbbTV is a global approach to TV innovation with a solid footprint in Europe and interest growing steadily around the world,” said Klaus Illgner, HbbTV chairman.“As a founding member, Steve has been an active contributor and evangeliser of the HbbTV specifications since the beginning. We look forward to benefitting from his leadership and helping us to expand the adoption of HbbTV into other parts of the world.”last_img read more

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TIMs new brand campaign Telecom Italia is to use

first_imgTIM’s new brand campaignTelecom Italia is to use the TIM brand hitherto used for mobile services across all its consumer offerings.All fixed telephony, internet and mobile services will now be marketed under the TIM brand, which was created 20 years ago. Telecom Italia has revamped the tim.it website and integrated it with the its telecomitalia.it site.The tim.it site includes a dedicated area for advanced services including Smart Life, encompassing TV and entertainment, health and fitness, home and the family and personal services.The launch is being accompanied by a new advertising campaign, with online material already on air and print advertising to follow next week.last_img read more

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Vessel the online video startup from former Hulu

first_imgVessel, the online video start-up from former Hulu boss Jason Kilar, has dropped the ads on the service for paying subscribers and introduced a new annual payment option.CEO Kilar said in a blog post that the change follows user feedback and that “one of the most popular requests has been for an ad-free experience” since Vessel launched a year ago.The ad-free option will apply to those who pay for Vessel’s US$2.99 per-month subscription, and for those who sign up for its new US$19.99 per-annum plan – which gives users one year’s access at 44% off the regular monthly price.“For those fans who would prefer to watch their favourite videos on Vessel without a paid subscription, they can continue to do so via our free, ad-supported service,” said Kilar.Revealing some company stats, the Vessel boss said that it now has paying subscribers from more than 155 countries and that content creators who use Vessel’s paid, early access service continue to earn “more than US$50 in revenue per thousand views”.Kilar said that Vessel now offers more than 300,000 videos from over 250 content partners – up over 50% since last summer – but added “we are still very much in the early days”.Vessel first launched to the public in March 2015. The service is designed to offer “early access to the web’s best short-form creators”, with users paying to get access to videos – typically for a 72-hour period – before they are available for free on the web on sites like YouTube.Free users do not get the early access to content, but can still browse and watch videos on the service. Vessel said in the small print that its new ad-free approach for paid users excludes music videos.last_img read more

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