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Camp Cal the latest innovation in team building at Kentucky


The Kentucky coach invited NBA scouts and GMs to a first-of-its ...
a mark no team has reached since Stanford in 1999-2000. Calipari's deft handling of the NBA and all its issues comes in contrast to his one stint as a head coach in the league, when ...

Stanford's Randle chases school scoring record, title at NIT


STANFORD, Calif. — Chasson Randle has no problem saying it: The Stanford star believes he can score against anybody. He has certainly proven prolific during an impressive four-year career that has Randle on the brink of becoming the Cardinal's career ...

Materiality New KY Derby Shooter for Pletcher


Stanford finished second in the Louisiana Derby (gr ...
The colt also is on course for the Kentucky Derby. "He's a little tired, but otherwise he's OK," he said of the even-money favorite who was beaten in a furious stretch duel. "The horses ran lights ...

International Star brings Cajun seasoning to Kentucky


a son of 2000 Kentucky Derby winner Fusaichi Pegasus, settled along the rail in the back half of the nine-horse field after breaking from the outside post as a 2-1 co-favorite. He then moved up on the inside down the backstretch, as 7-1 shot Stanford ...

International Star will be Kentucky Derby long shot but don't count him out: Jeff Duncan


He gamely ran down front-runner Stanford on a day when few closers enjoyed success. "He's a special horse," trainer Mike Maker said. We'll see how special in a month. Ramsey and Maker don't have a great track Kentucky Derby track record. Neither has hit ...

Materiality wins at Gulfsteam, primed for Kentucky Derby


Stanford returned $7 and $4.80 ...
The overpowering win convinced the colt’s trainer that it’s time to give the Kentucky Derby a try for the first time. “We’ll be there,” said Mike de Kock, a well-known international trainer who rarely races ...

Notre Dame Women Drop Stanford, 81-60


The Lady Irish held Stanford to 35.4% shooting and 33.3% from deep ...
The Irish could have a fantastic weekend if the Irish beat #1 Syracuse in lacrosse, #1 Kentucky and 2-seeded Baylor. It might be the best weekend in Notre Dame athletic history.

NCAA Tournament Ratings Surge For Undefeated Kentucky & CBS


With 7.11 million tuning in for that Dayton vs. Stanford game on March 27, 2014, last night’s game barely miss a shot with just a 2% change. The real big numbers came for the Kentucky vs. West Virginia game – and not just the 78 – 39 win for the ...

Stanford Lions Club to hold radio auction


The Stanford Lions Club is planning a WPBK Radio Auction on Friday, April 3 from 6 to 9 p.m. and Saturday, April 4 from 11 a.m. to 4 or 5 p.m. (or until all items are gone). With this digital membership, you get unlimited access to websites of The ...

Vanderbilt, Stanford to play four-game football series


Mason helped Stanford to a 46-8 overall record, two Pac-12 titles, two Rose Bowls, and Fiesta Bowl and Orange Bowl appearances. Vanderbilt's 2015 season begins Sept. 5 at home vs. Western Kentucky. Other home games include Georgia, Sept. 12; Austin Peay ...

What’s Standing In Your Way?


Think with me for a minute…what do you want in life? What are your aspirations? What do you want to become? Undoubtedly there will be things in your way: hurdles, difficulty, hard work, thought, and …

Great great granddaughter of Sir Robert Stanford visits Stanford


On 11 March 2015 I was very fortunate to meet a great great granddaughter of both Sir Robert Stanford and the very well-known Rev Andrew Murray. Colleen Ballenden, who spent the night at The Kleine Ri…

Short-handed Buffs 17th In Stanford's "The Goodwin"


The men's golf team, down one player due to illness, stands in 17th place after the first round of Stanford's "The Goodwin."

Ex-Carondelet buddies face each other in Oklahoma City regional


Oklahoma City — Hannah Huffman, a reserve guard for Notre Dame, and Erica Payne, a backup forward for Stanford, helped Carondelet-Concord make two trips to the CIF Division I title game. They remain b…

Stanford-Related Fraud Class Sees Some Claims Trimmed


A Texas federal judge on Monday trimmed back class claims stemming from Allen Stanford’s $7 billion Ponzi scheme against attorneys and directors accused of aiding and abetting in a breach of fiduciary…

What young women in tech are saying about the Ellen Pao case


For weeks, Ellen Pao's gender discrimination lawsuit against venerable venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers has been a top subject in Silicon Valley. Was Pao too opinionated, with "to…

Fly-tipping – the “renegades within”


Flytipping in Wharf Road, Stanford-le-Hope What kind of lowlife scumbag dumps their trash down a lane that’s regularly used by dog walkers and people walking down to the natures reserves or the seaw…

Chadbourne, Proskauer Renew Bid For Class Info In Ponzi Suit


Chadbourne & Parke LLP and Proskauer Rose LLP are redoubling their fight for documents in the possession of the receiver for Allen Stanford's Ponzi scheme that they say will reveal important informati…

This Father in Mourning Created An Amazing Tribute to His Disabled Son.


When a parent loses their child, there’s really not much, if anything, that can bring them comfort. But for this father who had to say goodbye to his 11-year-old son, his sadness was channeled into cr…

Chadbourne Loses Discovery Bid In Stanford Ponzi Suit


A Texas magistrate judge on Monday denied a bid by Chadbourne & Parke LLP to force the receiver in a suit brought by victims of Robert Allen Stanford's $7 billion Ponzi scheme to turn over the identit…




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Campaign in STANFORD KENTUCKY: the importance of eating fish !!!

Key message

Eat 200-350 grams of a variety of fish * each week preferably those that are low in mercury. The nutritional value of fish is important for the growth and development before birth, in infancy for breastfed infants and children.

Who should know

Women who are pregnant (or might be pregnant) or breastfeeding. Whoever feeds young children.

What to do

1. Eat 200-350 grams of a variety of fish a week.

    • That is 2 or 3 servings of fish a week.
    • For young children, give them 2 or 3 servings of fish a week acurdo with age and calorie needs.
2. Choose fish low in mercury.
    • Many of the fish we eat most often are lower in mercury.
    • These include salmon, shrimp, haddock, tuna (canned light), tilapia, catfish and cod.
3. Avoid 4 types of fish: tilefish from the Gulf of Mexico, shark, swordfish and king mackerel.
    • These 4 types of fish are higher in mercury.
    • Limit white tuna (albacore) to 159 grams a week.
4. When consumption is fish you have caught or other streams, rivers and lakes, heed warnings signs in water bodies.
    • If the advice is not available, adults should limit this type of fish to 150 grams a week and toddlers in 30-80 grams a week.
5. To add more fish to your diet, be sure to stay within your calorie needs.

Why this advice is relevant

Fish contains important nutrients to developing fetuses, babies who are breastfed and young children. Fish provides health benefits for the general public. Many people do not currently fish eat the recommended amount.

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The importance of local education funding in STANFORD KENTUCKY

Yesterday, President Obama spoke to the Council of the Great City Schools about the exceptional progress being made within local and state education levels. The work of our administrators and educators has been more impactful than ever, resulting in higher standardized test scores in some of the previously lowest-performing schools and increased resources for students.

In fact, more graduation caps are going airborne as high school students are graduating at the highest rate ever recorded, with the largest improvement among minority and low-income students.

See what President Obama had to say about what we must do to improve access to quality education in America: 

This funding is an investment in our nation's future that has been able to give the kind of education our children need and deserve to compete in the 21st century. 

President Obama hopes that the upcoming budget plan by the Republican House and Senate will reflect the priorities of educating every child. If their new budget maintains sequester-level funding of the past, we would actually be giving less federal support to America’s schools than we were back in 2000.

Most alarmingly, if their current proposal is not changed, over the next six years, billions of dollars would be cut in education funding. That means we'd be cutting the support given to America's most impoverished schools, the funding that has helped create the progress we're seeing today. 


"The notion that we would be going backwards instead of forwards in how we’re devoting resources to educating our kids makes absolutely no sense." 

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The Guardian and a warning to STANFORD KENTUCKY: 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.

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