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Walker Appoints Health Commissioner

first_imgAppointments are still subject to legislative approval. The heads of most remaining departments are listed as acting commissioners, pending decisions on permanent appointments. Walker says Davidson is knowledgeable and passionate about the issue and said his administration will move as aggressively as possible to expand coverage. Gov. Walker: “For far too long, far too many Alaskans have gone without healthcare. When one person is sick and doesn’t get medical attention, the entire family suffers.” FacebookTwitterEmailPrintFriendly分享The new Alaska State Health Commissioner has been named, as Governor Bill Walker today appointed Valerie Davidson.center_img Other appointments today include: Sam Cotten as acting Fish and Game commissioner and Marty Rutherford as a deputy Natural Resources commissioner. Walker said Davidson’s appointment is the first big step in expanding Medicaid in Alaska…last_img read more

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Mach-1 renews IMCA Sport Compact title sponsorship through 2021 season

first_img“We are excited to continue the support of a growing class that supports the vision of IMCA as well as eco­nomic racing,” said owner Gary Mach.  The Abbott, Texas company has renewed its title sponsorship agreement for the 4-cylinder class and will pro­vide a portion of $1,000 point funds to be paid to top 10 drivers in the division in 2019, 2020 and 2021. The latest agreement takes Mach-1 through an 11th consecutive season as the divisional sponsor. Mach-1 began giving Sport Compact contingencies in 2009 and became the division’s first title sponsor in 2011. More information about Mach-1 support and consulting services is available by calling 254 537-3040, by email at gary@mach-1r.com and at the www.www.mach-1R.com website. Forty-three track and 11 state Sport Compact champions were crowned in 2018. Ramsey Meyer of Pierce, Neb., raced to his career second national championship while Howard Watson of Weatherford, Texas, earned national rookie of the year honors. center_img ABBOTT, Texas – Competitors in IMCA’s Sport Compact division will enjoy their association with Mach-1 Racing Solutions for another three seasons.  All drivers in the division are required to display two Mach-1 decals on their race car to be eligible for point fund shares. That decal will be included in the packet they receive after purchasing their 2019 competitor’s license. “The support Mach-1 shows our Sport Compact division remains resilient and we are thrilled to announce their extension for the next three seasons,” commented IMCA Marketing Director Kevin Yoder.last_img read more

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Tiger Woods Pulls Out of Next Two Tournaments over Back Spasms

first_img Related Phil Ellsworth / ESPN Images(NEW YORK) — Ongoing back spasms is keeping Tiger Woods from competing in his next two scheduled tournaments.“My doctors have advised me not to play the next two weeks, to continue my treatment and to let my back calm down,” Woods, 41, said in a statement Friday. “This is not what I was hoping for or expecting.”Woods began suffering from the back pain last week while he was competing in the Omega Dubai Desert Classic. He ended up withdrawing form the tournament before he began his second-round of play.He will now skip the Genesis Open next week in Pacific Palisades, California, and the Honda Classic in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida the following week.“I am extremely disappointed to miss the Genesis Open, a tournament that benefits my foundation, and The Honda Classic, my hometown event. I would like to thank Genesis for their support, and I know we will have an outstanding week,” Woods said.Copyright © 2017, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.Powered by WPeMaticolast_img read more

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Paul McCartney returns to Cavern Club for exclusive gig

first_img 1 of 2 People queue outside the Cavern Club in Liverpool, England, before an exclusive gig by former Beatles member Paul McCartney, Thursday July 26, 2018. The former Beatle will take to the stage at the famous venue on Mathew Street for a one-off exclusive gig. (Peter Byrne/PA via AP) Fans brandish their tickets as they queue outside the Cavern Club in Liverpool, England, before an exclusive gig by former Beatles member Paul McCartney, Thursday July 26, 2018. The former Beatle will take to the stage at the famous venue on Mathew Street for a one-off exclusive gig. (Peter Byrne/PA via AP) LONDON | Paul McCartney is planning a return to the famous Liverpool club credited with being the birthplace of the Beatles.McCartney is set to take the stage at the Cavern Club for an exclusive performance on Thursday. The Fab Four played at the cellar bar — now located across the street from its original venue — in their early years. The Beatle dropped a hint about the gig during an appearance on Wednesday at the Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts.He told Pulp frontman Jarvis Cocker, who was hosting a question and answer session, that “we have a little secret gig somewhere in Liverpool.”McCartney paid tribute to the other Beatles when asked about the best musicians he had ever worked with.last_img read more