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Twinsburg boys track looks for big year despite losses


The Tigers placed a disappointing fourth in the Northeast Ohio Conference Valley Division a year ago, but were fifth in the Division I regional championships. Head coach Chip Johnson's staff includes Tom Thome (long jump, girls head coach) and assistant ...

Penguins Build Lead Before Falling at Kent State


Kent, Ohio - The Youngstown State baseball team jumped out to a 6-2 lead, but Kent State scored five runs in the fifth and five more in the eighth to beat the Penguins 12-6 on a chilly Tuesday afternoon at Schoonover Stadium. The Penguins (5-16 ...

Two Big Innings Give Kent State 12-6 Victory Over Youngstown State


KENT, Ohio – Two five-run innings gave Kent State (13-11) a 12-6 victory over Youngstown State (5-16) on Tuesday in a game that contained 21 hits and six errors. Youngstown State doubled its run total to take a 6-2 lead with a three-run 4 th inning.

KSU team develops heat-sensitive fabric to help diabetics


KENT, Ohio -- Nearly ten percent of the U.S. population has diabetes and many more people are undiagnosed. One of the risks of diabetes is foot sores that can lead to amputation. Three unlikely academic partners at Kent State University got together and ...

Lions to Conclude Homestand Against Binghamton, Kent State


It has been a closely contested series, as neither team has won more than two straight. Kent State won the lone meeting last season in Ohio, 4-1, by holding the Lions to just four hits. The home teams have held the advantage in the series though ...

PBS sets Kent State special for 4/28


Five days later, four unarmed Kent State students were shot dead by Ohio National Guardsmen. The event and the spasm of violent unrest that followed marked a fever pitch in the country’s conversation about class, freedom and democracy. The film traces ...

Breaking the ‘grass ceiling’: East Ohio Women in Agriculture Conference draws 135


And Friday, March 27, more than 135 attended the second East Ohio Women in Agriculture Conference at the Tuscarawas branch of Kent State University. “Mainstream, it’s still men in agriculture,” said Christine Kendle, OSU Extension family and consumer ...

Hotel Industry expert Jacob Tomsky to speak at Kent State


Ritchie Hall is located at 225 Terrace Drive in Kent, Ohio. A reception and book signing will follow the lecture. This event is free and open to the public, and no reservations are required. Tomsky is a hotel industry expert who has been in the business ...

Kent State vs. Northern Arizona in CIT LIVE on STO Friday at 10pm


SportsTime Ohio will be airing the CollegeInsider.com Tournament game between the Kent State Golden Flashes (23-11) and Northern Arizona Lumberjacks (21-14) live on Friday, March 27 th at 10:00pm. Kent State and Northern Arizona shared two opponents this ...

Kent State University's annual May 4 commemoration begins with discussion of music and war


KENT, Ohio - A multimedia presentation on musician Marvin Gaye's reaction to the Vietnam War is the first of several events scheduled to commemorate the 45th anniversary of the May 4 shootings at Kent State University. "What's Going On: Marvin Gaye ...

JKCF in the News: The Washington Post


Emma Brown's newest piece titled “Gifted students – especially those who are low-income – aren’t getting the focus they need” focuses on the Cooke Foundation and its report on closing the excellence g…

UK: 11 illegal Muslims from Syria caught on freeway in Kent and the turn-off for the Eurotunnel


Police say the suspected illegal immigrants were arrested close to the turn-off for the Eurotunnel at Folkestone. Video footage shows men climbing down from the top of a lorry Photo: Ferrari Press Age…

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Self Sat 24 Jan – Sun 10 May 2015 Year of Mexico in the UK: Carlos Amorales Sat 14 Mar – Sun 6 Sep 2015

From 5 star Turkish resorts to you, in Kent


Onay Bay Onay started his career as a masseur in various spas at holiday resorts while studying at the Sports Academy at Aksaray University in Turkey. After he graduated as a Massage Therapist and …

Non Latex Condoms Unique Alternative Medicine Cure Multiple Sclerosis In Kent, Washington


Natural products dry shampoo non latex condoms unique alternative medicine depression treatment. Homeopathic L-Lysine for preventing prostate cancer in Kent, Washington. The pre-contact clock has gene…

pnbawesome: Lesley Rausch in Kent Stowell’s Swan Lake.


pnbawesome: Lesley Rausch in Kent Stowell’s Swan Lake.

War experiences in Kent, UK: part two


As I would be staying at Gran’s for some weeks, I had to go to the local school, along with my cousin Fred. It was a lovely brick-built school, and was situated at the end of a tree-lined avenue. The …

Rural firms in Kent encouraged to bid for £180 million of EU funding offered over the next six years


Rural companies are being encouraged to bid for £180 million of EU money being made available over the next six years.

Tony Sefton, who had vision for Paramount resort in Kent, leaves the project


The businessman who first put forward the idea for a Paramount-themed entertainment resort in Kent has left the project.




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Get a Homeland Security Job in KENT OHIO

What You Need to Know

The Department of Homeland Security has unique career opportunities that will challenge your mind and reward your skills and talents. As a Homeland Security employee, you will help secure our borders, airports, seaports and waterways; research and develop the latest security technologies; respond to natural disasters or terrorists acts; and analyze intelligence reports.

Next Steps

  1. Find the Job Right for You. Find DHS jobs at dhs.usajobs.gov.

    You can also use USAJOBS through an Interactive Voice Response Telephone System
    phone: 703-724-1850
    TDD: 978-461-8404.

    From general mission support to law enforcement to immigration and travel security to prevention and response, exciting professional growth opportunities exist throughout the Department.

  • Mission support careers involve the following fields: medical, human resources, facilities, budget, procurement, science and technology, training, intelligence, planning and coordination, detection, civil rights, fraud detection and more.
  • Law enforcement careers offer positions in protection of the President, Vice President, their families, heads of state and other designated inpiduals; securing the nation’s borders and enforcing immigration laws; interagency law enforcement training; and enforcing economic, transportation and infrastructure security.
  • Immigration and travel security careers involve protecting the nation’s transportation systems, as well as overseeing lawful immigration to the U.S.
  • Prevention and response careers protect the public, environment and U.S. economic and security interests in any maritime region, as well as provide preparedness, protection, response, recovery and mitigation to reduce loss of life and property and protect the nation from all hazards are what these careers are all about.
  1. Read the Job Announcement. The announcement will provide you with information about job qualifications, duties, salary, duty location, benefits, and security requirements. Here you will be able to determine if your interests, education, and professional background make you a good candidate for the job.

A list of common terms is available to assist you in understanding Department job announcements.

Most Homeland Security jobs require U.S. citizenship and successful completion of a full background investigation and drug screening.

  1. Apply for the Job. Follow the instructions in the “How to Apply” section of each USAJOBS announcement (upper right tab). Instructions will guide you through the application process, providing you detailed information on the questions, forms, and format that must be addressed and used to capture your qualifications for the job. Submit all required documents and pay close attention to the application due date and application procedures, which will vary by job and the Department component.

    During the application process, veterans may be asked to identify Veterans Preference status.

    To post your resume online, apply to certain federal jobs, check on the status of your application, and receive automated job alerts, you must create a USAJOBS member account.

  2. Interview for the Job. The names of best-qualified candidates will be forwarded to the supervisor or hiring official. If you are one of the best-qualified candidates, the supervisor or hiring official may interview you in person or by telephone, or in rare cases may hire you based solely on your application materials. Selection procedures are subject to Federal Civil Service laws, which ensure that all applicants receive fair and equal treatment in the hiring process.

Tips

No matter where you are in your career - at the very beginning, transitioning to the federal government mid-career, or another stage in your professional life - the Department of Homeland Security has a place for you.

  • Student and Recent Graduate Job Opportunities - Learn about internships, fellowships and training programs available across the Department.
  • Experienced Professionals - Use your technical skills and management experience to contribute to the homeland security mission. Explore meaningful career opportunities today.
  • Retirees - The Department offers retirees meaningful work opportunities, including short- and long-term projects, on a part-time or flexible schedule.
  • Veterans - The Department is committed to recruiting and employing eligible veterans for suitable jobs.

LEARN MORE

Last Published Date: December 16, 2014

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Giving Every Young Person in KENT OHIO a Path to Reach Their Potential

Our nation’s most basic duty is to ensure that every child has the chance to fulfill his or her potential. This isn’t the responsibility of one individual or one neighborhood: it’s up to all of us to pave these paths of opportunity so that young people — regardless of where they grow up — can get ahead in life and achieve their dreams.

That’s why My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) is such an important initiative. Launched by President Obama last year, MBK brings communities together to ensure that all youth — including boys and young men of color — can overcome barriers to success and improve their lives. I got to see this work up close during a recent trip to Oakland, California. I joined Mayor Libby Schaaf, City Council President Lynette McElhaney, and other stakeholders for a conversation about efforts that are making a difference in the lives of local youth.

One of the participants was a teenager named Edwin Manzano. The son of a hard-working single parent, Edwin found encouragement and support at the East Oakland Youth Development Center (EOYDC). Thanks in part to the academic and mentoring services offered by the EOYDC, Edwin will become the first member of his family to attend college when he begins his studies this fall at San Francisco State University.

Edwin is grateful for the opportunities that EOYDC afforded him. “Everyone needs a support system,” he says. That’s true whether you are a teenager or HUD Secretary. I was lucky when I was growing up on the West Side of San Antonio. Although it was a modest community in terms of resources, it was rich with folks who took an interest in my future. I had family members, teachers — and even policymakers — who paved a path that allowed me and other young people like me to succeed.

Unfortunately, not every child is as fortunate. That’s why My Brother’s Keeper is so close to my heart. The future of every young person in America should be determined by their heart, their mind and their work ethic. It should never be determined by their zip code.

In Oakland, I talked with 17 young people who have big hopes and aspirations for the future. It’s in our nation’s interest to help them achieve their goals. And we’re committed to doing our part at HUD.

For example, we’ve introduced a Jobs-Plus pilot program that will provide public housing residents in eight cities with intensive employment training, rent incentives and community building focused on work and economic self-sufficiency.

We’re also working on a broadband initiative to ensure that students living in HUD-assisted households will benefit from the life-changing opportunities available through high-speed internet. This project will provide the access to online resources that young people need to succeed in the 21st century global economy.

On the housing front, we expect the recent expansion of our Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) initiative to aid HUD-assisted properties in raising billions of dollars in private sector investment — funding that will be used to secure our nation’s affordable housing future. And recently, our Federal Housing Administration lowered its Mortgage Insurance Premiums to make homeownership more affordable for responsible families, helping them put down roots and build wealth for the future.

But I know HUD alone won’t solve the issues facing America’s youth. These challenges require our Department to maintain longstanding, effective partnerships with other federal agencies and key stakeholders. Most importantly, President Obama understands that My Brother’s Keeper will only succeed if local leaders take his call to action into their own hands.

Folks in Oakland are stepping up to answer this call. During the Community Conversation, I spoke with leaders from Oakland’s nonprofits, philanthropic institutions, and faith-based organizations that are putting our young people on the path to success. Groups like the East Oakland Youth Development Center, the East Bay Foundation, and the Allen Temple Baptist Church are using promising and proven approaches to make a real difference in their communities.

This kind of work is happening all across the nation and will benefit generations of Americans. We’ve got to keep it going by continuing to support our young people. When they succeed, our nation grows stronger, and our future becomes brighter. And by giving everyone an opportunity to reach their goals, we can ensure that the 21st century is another American century.

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Having a vegetarian diet in KENT OHIO

Vegetarian diet

A vegetarian diet is a meal plan consisting mostly of plants such as vegetables, fruits, whole grains, legumes, seeds and nuts. A vegetarian diet has little or no animal products. Types of vegetarian diets include:
  • Vegan: Diet consists of only foods herbal.
  • Lacto-vegetarian: Diet consists of plant foods plus some or all dairy products.
  • Lacto-ovovegetarian: Diet consists of plant foods, dairy products and eggs.
  • Semi- or partial vegetarian: Diet consists of plant foods and may include chicken or fish, dairy products and eggs. It does not include red meat.

Functions

A well-planned vegetarian diet can provide good nutrition. A vegetarian diet often helps to have better health.Eating a vegetarian diet can help you:
  • Reduce the likelihood of obesity.
  • Reduce the risk of heart disease.
  • Lowering blood pressure.
  • Reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes.
Compared to those who are not vegetarians, vegetarians usually eat:
  • Fewer calories from fat (especially saturated fat).
  • Fewer calories overall.
  • More fiber, potassium and vitamin C.

Recommended

By following a vegetarian diet, consider the following:
  • Eat different foods, including vegetables, fruits, grains, nuts, seeds, whole grains and dairy products and eggs if your diet includes.
  • Cut back on foods that are high in fat, sugar and salt (sodium).
  • No redress the lack of a nutrient overeating other. For example, do not eat much rich fat cheese to replace meat.
  • Instead, choose protein sources that are low in fat, such as beans.
  • If necessary, take supplements if your diet lacks certain vitamins and minerals.
  • Learn to read the nutrition label on food packages. The label lists the ingredients and nutritional content of the food product.
  • If you follow a restricted diet, you may want to work with a nutritionist to ensure you´re getting enough nutrients.

Alternative Names

Lacto-ovo vegetarian; Semi-; Lacto; Partial vegetarian; Vegan

References

American Dietetic Association. Position of the American Dietetic Association: Vegetarian diets. J Am Diet Assoc . 2009; 109: 1266-1282. Craig WJ. Nutrition Concerns and health effects of vegetarian diets. Nutr Clin Pract . 2010; 25: 613-620. National Institutes of Health. Office of Dietary Supplements. Dietary Supplement Fact Sheets. Available at: ods.od.nih.gov/factsheets/list-all. Accessed November 11, 2014. Stettler N, Bhatia J, Parish A, Stallings VA. Feeding healthy infants, children, and adolescents. In: Kliegman RM, Stanton BF, St. Geme JW III, Schor NF, Behrman RE, eds. Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics , 19th ed.Philadelphia, PA: Saunders Elsevier; 2011: chap 42. Thedford K, Raj S. A vegetarian diet for weight management. J Am Diet Assoc . 2011; 111: 816-818. United States Department of Agriculture. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion. Dietary Guidelines for Americans . 2010. National Academy Press, Washington, DC 2010.
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