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Peters represents Team Ireland, grandfather on lacrosse field

He now lives in Austin, Texas, but can often be found at lacrosse games at Vanderbilt ...
With the Women's Lacrosse World Cup looming in 2013, Caroline headed back with her father to Dublin in the fall of 2012 for tryouts. Again, Peters made the team ...

Major accident sends 3 to hospital

A major accident on the Dublin loop sent three to the hospital Monday afternoon. One was transported by air to John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth and two were taken to Texas Health Harris Methodist Stephenville, according to DPS Trooper Brandon Middleton.

Playlist: What's Jerry Shriver listening to?

The syncopated rhythm remains sharp even if the vocals are a bit worn on this pop classic from the new Live in Dublin. Brain Cloudy Blues ...
group's third tribute album to Bob Wills and the Texas Playboys, Still the King. Strange Things, Curtis Knight ...

Bakken oil trains roll across Columbus

Three CSX tracks that carry crude oil from North Dakota to the East Coast converge in Columbus after passing through Worthington and running between Dublin and Hilliard. Those tracks then head south through Ohio and into West Virginia. Teresa Mills ...

AUSTIN ,Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Asia-Pacific regional growth in basestations dominated in 2014 as it

quarters of the worldwide LTE installed base, China will operate over half of the worldwide LTE installed base, and it will be challenging for infrastructure vendors to achieve scale economies without a major DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets ...

Swan song for Fasig-Tipton Texas

Texas has taken a downturn, unfortunately ...
This year’s catalog has offspring from the first crops of such stallions as Archarcharch, Big Drama, Dublin, Euroears, Giant Oak, Regal Ransom, Trappe Shot, and Uncle Mo. Consignors represented include ...

‘Flexible workspace’ will link Dublin and Austin tech firms

Texas-based incubator and accelerator Capital Factory signed a memorandum of understanding with Irishman Cian O’Cuilleanain to assist in his plans to open a new kind of flexible workspace in Dublin. Signed during the SXSW Interactive event in Austin over ...

Texas Open betting tips - Three golfers at huge odds worth backing each-way this week

Looking for betting tips on the Valero Texas Open? We have identified three players at huge ...
van Barneveld Premier League Darts live stream - Dutch dynamos collide in Dublin Two of Holland's finest ever sporting exports collide in a show-down with ...

Six World Champions Crowned

In the amateur shooting, Zane Runyan of Lott, Texas, won for the third year in a row on Poco Bay Lena. The 1999 bay gelding is by Spat Olena and out of Ms Chocka by Queens Colonel. He was bred by Frederick Gillespie of Dublin, Texas, and is owned by Wes ...

Valley’s generosity sparks recovery

More than 10 years ago, former Dublin, Texas, resident Leslie Fender was out getting breakfast when everything changed. On Sept. 7, 2004, Fender, a Vietnam War veteran, suffered a stroke leaving his right side paralyzed. Four months passed, and his doctor ...

Jose Aldo, Conor McGregor Nearly Come to Blows at Press Conference in Dublin

UFC featherweight contender Conor McGregor gave Irish fans quite a treat on the final leg of the 10-city world tour to promote his upcoming fight with champion Jose Aldo at UFC 189. In front of a rauc…

Romeo and Juliet at the Gate Theatre in Dublin. [x]

Romeo and Juliet at the Gate Theatre in Dublin. [x]

Hall & Oates ‘Live in Dublin’ on DVD Today (WATCH)

It takes a lot to get Daryl Hall on an airplane and to sleep in a hotel room. After all, he’s brought music from his house to ours by just walking from one room to another (Live From Daryl’s House) Bu…

Four Homes Under Construction Burn in Dublin

DUBLIN (KRON) — A 2-alarm fire destroyed four homes still under construction in Dublin Monday night. After getting several calls about the houses on fire, crews responded to the construction site at…

Fire Destroys 4 Homes Under Construction In Dublin

http://media.sanfrancisco .cbslocal.com/CBSSF_30032 01523211058260AA.mp4 DUBLIN (KPIX 5) – A two-alarm fire destroyed four homes that were under construction in Dublin on Monday evening. Acco…

Paving Companies in Dublin and Where to Get the Best Landscapers

Paving is very important and this is done to various roads In places like Dublin, there are many companies which do paving These companies are there to make sure they provide enough laying and also su…

Cool stuff in Dublin shops this week

So I am always on the look out for quirky things, whether it is for a costume or a present for someone. Every week I will try to post photos of some cool things I have spotted in the city I live in, D…

Things To Do In Dublin (30-03-15 – 5-04-15)

The are a couple of interesting new productions in the world of theatre this week, with Romeo and Juliet at the Gate and The Girl who believed in Magic at the Project. Not a bad week for gigs in Dubl…

Top 3 nightlife activities in Dublin

Get into Dublin’s nightlife When on holiday knowing where to hang your hat for the evening can be a really tough decision. The Dublin Visitor Centre team had to do a lot of research to come up with ou…

Rental costs continue to grow, particularly in Dublin

The cost of renting a property in the private sector in Ireland rose in the last three months of 2014 by an average of 5.8%. The figures released by the Private Residential Tenancies Board, show the …


The Guardian and a warning to DUBLIN TEXAS: Jehovah´s Witnesses´ silencing techniques, as terrifying as child abuse

Growing up in a Jehovah’s Witness family is different. As a child, I didn’t celebrate birthdays, Christmas or July 4. Nor did I, or anyone I knew, mix with non-Witness families in Little League or Girl Scouts. Instead, I spent much of my time sharing the “good news.” I used to go door-to-door on my own with a big, strong, well liked man in my congregation, named Jonathan. I was just 9 and 10 when he repeatedly sexually abused me.

It is really hard for kids to speak up when they’re abused. But the Jehovah’s Witnesses make it a lot harder.

They have a “2 Witness” rule, which says that anyone who accuses an adult of abuse must have a second witness. If there is no second witness, the accuser is punished for a false accusation - usually by ordering that no Witness may talk with or associate with the “false” accuser. This is called dis-fellowshipping. For a kid raised only with other Witnesses, it was horrifying. Even your parents would have to ignore you. It was more terrifying than Jonathan.

It was the elders of my congregation who had assigned Jonathan to team up with me. When we separated from the others, he forced me into his pick-up truck and drove us to his house. Then he would say “Let’s play”. It happened too many times. Like everyone else in the congregation, my parents liked “Brother” Jonathan and trusted him in our family.

My parents were consumed with some really huge problems in those years, and later divorced. I was emotionally alone - and wanted to be the best Jehovah’s Witness I could be. That’s why I went out to field service - the door to door ministry that Witnesses are known for.

What my parents didn’t know, was that Jonathan had sexually molested another girl in our congregation. The elders knew this and had kept it a secret. They were following orders from Watchtower leaders, based in the world headquarters in New York, who in 1989 had issued a top-secret instruction to keep known child sex abusers in the congregations a secret. This instruction became Exhibit 1 at my civil trial.

The elders and the Governing Body all knew that child molesters hide in religious groups and often are people who are likeable and friendly - like Jonathan. They knew molesters would likely do it again. But they chose to ignore the safety of the kids, in favor of protecting their image - and their bank account - from lawsuits. It was all in that 1989 letter.

A recent report by the Center for Investigative Reporting revealed that they have continued to issues directives urging silence around child abuse. Last November, elders were instructed to avoid taking criminal matters like child abuse to the authorities. Instead, they were told to handle them internally in confidential committees. The report also showed that Jehovah’s Witnesses evoke the First Amendment to hide sex abuse claims.

It took me learning about Jonathan’s other victims for me to speak up. In 2009, I looked on California’s Megan’s Law website, the state’s official list of registered sex offenders. There, I found he had been convicted a few years before for sexually abusing another 8-year-old girl. I felt horribly guilty that I hadn’t spoken up about him earlier. Now, I need to stop predators from doing this again.

The only way to end this abuse is by lifting this veil of secrecy once and for all.

In http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2015/mar/02/jehovahs-witnesses-silencing-techniques-child-abuse [6]


Victms of discrimination in DUBLIN TEXAS

The EEOC enforces the prohibitions against employment discrimination in Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Equal Pay Act of 1963, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, Sections 501 and 505 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Titles I and V of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), Title II of the Genetic Information Non-discrimination Act (GINA), and the Civil Rights Act of 1991. These laws prohibit discrimination based on race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, and genetic information, as well as reprisal for protected activity. The Commission´s interpretations of these statutes apply to its adjudication and enforcement in federal sector as well as private sector and state and local government employment.

The EEOC has held that discrimination against an inpidual because that person is transgender (also known as gender identity discrimination) is discrimination because of sex and therefore is covered under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. See Macy v. Department of Justice, EEOC Appeal No. 0120120821 (April 20, 2012), http://www.eeoc.gov/decisions/0120120821%20Macy%20v%20DOJ%20ATF.txt. The Commission has also found that claims by lesbian, gay, and bisexual inpiduals alleging sex-stereotyping state a sex discrimination claim under Title VII. See Veretto v. U.S. Postal Service, EEOC Appeal No. 0120110873 (July 1, 2011), http://www.eeoc.gov/decisions/0120110873.txt; Castello v. U.S. Postal Service, EEOC Request No. 0520110649 (Dec. 20, 2011), http://www.eeoc.gov/decisions/0520110649.txt.

While discrimination based on an inpidual´s status as a parent (prohibited under Executive Order 13152) is not a covered basis under the laws enforced by the EEOC, there are circumstances where discrimination against caregivers may give rise to sex discrimination under Title VII or disability discrimination under the ADA. See Enforcement Guidance: Unlawful Disparate Treatment of Workers with Caregiving Responsibilities, www.eeoc.gov/policy/docs/caregiving.html.

Federal government employees may file claims of discrimination under the Part 1614 EEO process on any of the bases covered under the laws EEOC enforces, and/or may also utilize additional complaint procedures described below.

Civil Service Reform Act

The Civil Service Reform Act of 1978 (CSRA), as amended, also protects federal government applicants and employees from discrimination in personnel actions (see "Prohibited Personnel Practices" http://www.opm.gov/ovrsight/proidx.asp) based on race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, marital status, political affiliation, or on conduct which does not adversely affect the performance of the applicant or employee -- which can include sexual orientation or transgender (gender identity) status. The Office of Special Counsel (OSC), www.osc.gov, and the Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB), www.mspb.gov, enforce the prohibitions against federal employment discrimination codified in the CSRA. For more information, see OPM´s Addressing Sexual Orientation Discrimination in Federal Civilian Employment at www.opm.gov/er/address2/guide01.htm, OPM´s Guidance Regarding the Employment of Transgender Inpiduals in the Federal Workplace at www.opm.gov/persity/Transgender/Guidance.asp, and OSC´s Prohibited Personnel Practices and How to File a Complaint at http://www.osc.gov/ppp.htm.

Executive Orders

Additionally, federal agencies retain procedures for making complaints of discrimination on any bases prohibited by Executive Orders reviewed below. For example, some lesbian, gay, and bisexual employees may file complaints under both the agency´s Executive Order complaint process (for sexual orientation discrimination) and 1614 process (for sex discrimination), as these are separate processes.

Executive Order 11478, section 1 (as amended by Executive Orders 13087 and 13152) provides:

It is the policy of the government of the United States to provide equal opportunity in federal employment for all persons, to prohibit discrimination in employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, handicap, age, sexual orientation or status as a parent, and to promote the full realization of equal employment opportunity through a continuing affirmative program in each executive department and agency. This policy of equal opportunity applies to and must be an integral part of every aspect of personnel policy and practice in the employment, development, advancement, and treatment of civilian employees of the federal government, to the extent permitted by law.

Executive Order 13152 states that "status as a parent" refers to the status of an inpidual who, with respect to an inpidual who is under the age of 18 or who is 18 or older but is incapable of self-care because of a physical or mental disability, is: a biological parent, an adoptive parent, a foster parent, a stepparent, a custodian of a legal ward, in loco parentis over such inpidual, or actively seeking legal custody or adoption of such an inpidual. The Executive Order authorized OPM to develop guidance on the provisions of the Order.


People help people. Gods do not help people

HealthDay news image Organ transplants have saved more than two million years of life in the United States over a period of 25 years, new research shows.But fewer than half the people who needed a transplant in this period they received, according to a report in the online edition of the January 28 issue of the journalSurgery JAMA ."The critical shortage of donors continues to affect this field. Just 47.9 percent of patients on the waiting list during the 25 years of the study underwent a transplant. The need is increasing, and therefore the Organ donation should increase, "wrote Dr. Abbas Rana, Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, and colleagues. The researchers analyzed the medical records of more than 530,000 people receiving organ transplants between 1987 and 2012, and nearly 580,000 people who signed up for the waiting list but never received a transplant. In that period, transplants saved 2.2 million life years, with an average of just over four years saved for each person who received a transplant from a living body, the study authors noted in a news release from the journal . The number of years saved by type of organ transplant life were: kidney, 1.3 million years; liver, more than 460,000; heart, almost 270,000; lung, about 65,000: pancreas and kidney, nearly 80,000; pancreas, just under 15,000, and intestines, around 4,500. One expert noted the relevance of the findings. "This study highlights the importance of organ donation, and shows that solid organ transplants save lives. One organ donor can have an impact on up to 50 lives," said Dr. Kareem Abu-Elmagd, director of the Center for transplant at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio. "The field of transplantation continues to seek ways to save more lives," said Abu-Elmagd. "For example, the program of ex vivo perfusion of organs of the Cleveland Clinic has been studying perfusion technology to better preserve organs donated." Powered by infusion, a machine pumps oxygen and nutrients to the donated enriched to prevent damage or deterioration of the body prior to transplant into a patient waiting, according to the Cleveland Clinic organ solution. Baylor researchers suggested a direct solution. "We call for greater support of transplantation and solid organ donation, valuable efforts have an impressive record of achievements and tremendous potential to do even more good for humanity in the future," concluded the authors. HealthDay, translated by HispaniCare

SOURCES: Kareem Abu-Elmagd, MD, Ph.D., director, Cleveland Clinic´s Transplant Center, Ohio; JAMA Surgery , news release, Jan. 28, 2015



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