Tom Herman’s Wife Has Message For Oklahoma After Loss

first_imgA closeup of Texas Longhorns coach Tom HermanAUSTIN, TX – SEPTEMBER 02: Head coach Tom Herman of the Texas Longhorns watches players warm up before the game against the Maryland Terrapins at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium on September 2, 2017 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Tim Warner/Getty Images)The wife of Texas head coach Tom Herman had a message for Oklahoma following today’s Big 12 Championship Game.The Sooners topped the Longhorns, 39-27, at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, potentially securing a College Football Playoff berth.Immediately following the win, Oklahoma’s players did the “Horns Down” hand signal.Check it out:Can’t be penalized for Horns Down after the game is over.#Big12Championship pic.twitter.com/uDoCvFFqcA— Sporting News (@sportingnews) December 1, 2018Texas fans – Herman’s wife, included – don’t like this very much.Michelle Herman retweeted the following message immediately following the loss:“And congrats to OU.. now you have an entire year to come up with your own sign…”And congrats to OU.. now you have an entire year to come up with your own sign…— mUTha hustla (@NNVaughns) December 1, 2018That’s fair.last_img read more

Weekly Traffic Advisories

first_img LUNENBURG COUNTY: Indian Point Bridge There will be one-lane closures on the Indian Point Bridge nearMahone Bay until Friday, Nov. 12, while the bridge is replaced.The bridge will also be closed to loads wider than 3.5 metres (11feet). Local area office: 902-794-5120 Fax: 902-794-5141 Local Area Office: 902-424-4670 Fax: 902-424-7116 KINGS COUNTY: Highway 101 On Sunday, Nov. 7, traffic will be rerouted off Highway 101 atExit 13, at Trunk 12, while bridge work is carried out on theoverpass. Traffic control persons will direct traffic to exit thehighway at the off ramps, both eastbound and westbound, crossTrunk 12 and re-enter Highway 101 via the on ramps. Motorists are asked to use caution. HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Highway 102 Work will continue on two sections of Highway 102 until Sunday,Nov. 14 while road crews complete bridge repairs. Section one is about eight kilometres south on Highway 102 fromExit 2 (Kearney Lake) to Ralston Avenue, off Bayers Road. Section two is about three kilometres north on Highway 102 fromRalston Avenue to Exit 1A (Highway 103). Motorists may experience minimal delays. Local Area Office: 902-835-2702 Fax: 902-835-1860 SHELBURNE COUNTY: Port Clyde Bridge The Port Clyde Bridge on Route 309, located 3.4 kilometres southof Highway 103, will have a 12-tonne weight restriction until thebridge is replaced. Heavy vehicles are advised to use the Clyde River Bridge onHighway 103. KINGS COUNTY: Simpson Bridge Simpson Bridge on Gaspereau River Road is closed for majorrepairs. A detour is available. Traffic control consists ofsigns. CUMBERLAND COUNTY: Furlong Bridge The Furlong Bridge on Trunk 2 near Southampton will be closeduntil Tuesday, Nov. 30, while the bridge is replaced. Traffic will be rerouted to a temporary two-lane panel bridgeparallel to the existing bridge. Local Area Office: 902-527-5448 Fax: 902-527-5371 Local Area Office: 902-527-5448 Fax: 902-527-5371 Local area office: 902-563-2526 Fax: 902-563-2517 CAPE BRETON COUNTY: Coxheath Road Coxheath Road will have occasional daytime lane closures untilWednesday, Dec. 15, while the Coxheath Road Bridge is replaced.New interchange ramps will also be constructed. Work willcontinue until June 2005. Traffic control persons will be inplace. A detour is available via Route 4 and Blacketts Lake Road. Local Area Office: 902-424-4670 Fax: 902-424-7116 Local area office: 902-563-2518 Fax: 902-563-2517 HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Highway 103 Blasting will take place on Highway 103, between exits 4 and 5,between 9 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. until Tuesday, Nov. 30. Botheastbound and westbound motorists may experience short delays.Motorists on Trunk 3, near Exit 4, may also experience delays.Traffic controllers will be in place. Work takes place from 7a.m. to 7 p.m. Local Area Office: 902-883-9789 Fax: 902-883-8732 Local area office: 902-667-0366 Fax: 902-667-3424 DIGBY COUNTY: Gates Bridge The Gates Bridge, located near the intersection of Sissiboo Roadand Gates Lane, will have a 10-tonne weight restriction untilbridge repairs are completed in 2005. Heavy vehicles are advised to use Trunk 1 and cross the SissibooRiver at Weymouth. COLCHESTER/HALIFAX COUNTIES: Route 224 Route 224, from the intersection of Route 277 at Gay’s River tothe Elderbank Road, about six kilometres, will have intermittentlane closures due to repaving. Traffic control will consist of apilot vehicle. Work will take place from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. andwill be completed by Friday, Nov. 12. Local Area Office: 902-679-6122 Fax: 902-679-6187 Local Area Office: 902-863-0364 Fax: 902-863-7482 NEW WORK HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Highway 102 There will be ramp closures at Exit 0 on Highway 102 on Tuesday,Nov. 9 and Wednesday, Nov. 10 for repaving. On Tuesday Nov. 9, the outbound ramp from Joseph Howe Drive ontoHighway 102 will be closed between 6:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. On Wednesday, Nov. 10, the inbound ramp from Highway 102 ontoJoseph Howe Drive will be closed between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. On both days, a marked detour will be provided. Local Area Office: 902-543-4671 Fax: 902-543-5596 Local area office: 902-563-2526 Fax: 902-563-2517 Local Area Office: 902-835-2702 Fax: 902-835-1860 HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Highway 103, Exit 4 (Hubley) The existing bridge at Exit 4 (Hubley) has been removed and workhas begun on its replacement. Motorists crossing Highway 103 onTrunk 3 are asked to detour, with caution, over a temporarystructure. Efforts will be made to minimize delays at peaktravelling times. Work will continue until the end of January 2005. CAPE BRETON COUNTY: Route 305 Route 305/Seaview Drive, will have occasional lane closures untilMonday, Nov. 15, to facilitate the removal of the temporary panelbridge used during the construction of the new Leitches CreekBridge. Work will take place weekdays between 7 a.m. and 5:30p.m. Traffic controllers will be in place when necessary. CAPE BRETON COUNTY: Trunk 4 Three kilometres of Trunk 4 will have periodic lane closures nearMiddle Cape until Wednesday, Nov. 10, for repaving. Work willtake place west of Breac Brook Bridge to the top of the hill inMiddle Cape, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily. Traffic control willconsist of a pilot vehicle. Motorists can expect delays and are advised to use alternateroutes where possible. Local Area Office: 902-527-5448 Fax: 902-527-5371 CONTINUING WORK ANTIGONISH COUNTY: Highway 104 There will be one-lane closures on Highway 104 on the West RiverBridge in Antigonish, near the intersection of Church Street andthe highway, until Tuesday, Nov. 30. Road crews will be carryingout joint replacement work and repaving. Traffic control persons will be in place and motorists are askedto use caution while travelling in the area. Local Area Office: 902-542-6344 Fax: 902-542-6342 Local Area Office: 902-485-5254 Fax: 902-485-7047 LUNENBURG COUNTY: Trunk 10 A 500-metre section of Trunk 10, north of the intersection withHighway 103, will be closed until Monday, Nov. 15. A temporarygravel detour will be in place. Motorists may experience shortdelays and are advised to use an alternate route if possible. Local area office: 902-835-2702 Fax: 902-835-1860 HALIFAX COUNTY: Route 333 There will be one-lane closures on Route 333, from Brookside Roadsouth to Burkes Road, until Tuesday, Nov. 30. Crews will bepatching and repaving the road. Traffic control will consist of traffic control persons, signsand cones. Motorists may experience delays and are advised to usean alternate route. PICTOU COUNTY: Carmichael Road Toney River Bridge on Carmichael Road in Pictou County is closeduntil further notice. Traffic control consists of signs. A detouris available on Popular Hill Road and Meadowville Station Road. CAPE BRETON COUNTY: Highway 125 The shoulder lanes on the four-lane section of Highway 125 nearSydney River will be closed 24 hours a day until Wednesday, Dec.15, while the highway and the Sydney River Bridge are widened andthe Coxheath Road Bridge is replaced. Work in the area willcontinue until June 2005. Traffic control will consist of traffic drums and concretebarriers. A detour is available via Route 305. -30- HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Highway 103, Exit 5 (HammondsPlains Road) The existing bridge at Exit 5 (Hammonds Plains Road) has beenremoved and work has begun on its replacement. Motorists crossingHighway 103 on Hammonds Plains Road (Route 213) are asked todetour, with caution, over a temporary structure. Efforts will bemade to minimize delays at peak travelling times. Work will continue until the end of January 2005. Local Area Office: 902-835-2702 Fax: 902-835-1860last_img read more

Japans Prime Minister defends ancient practice of dolphin hunting

first_imgIn every country and region, there are practices and ways of living and culture that have been handed down from ancestors. Naturally, I feel that these should be respected.Activists from the international militant environmental group Sea Shepherd have streamed live footage of the dolphin capture in Taiji, which caught the worldwide spotlight in 2010 when it became the subject of the Academy Award-winning documentary The Cove.DefendersDefenders of the hunt say it is a tradition and point out that the animals it targets are not endangered, a position echoed by the Japanese government.They say Western objections are hypocritical and ignore the vastly larger number of cows, pigs and sheep butchered to satisfy demand elsewhere.- © AFP, 2014Read: Annual Japanese dolphin hunt documented in ‘The Cove’ begins amid US criticism> PRIME MINISTER SHINZO Abe has defended Japan’s dolphin hunting and asked the world to understand that the controversial tradition is part of its culture and financially supports fishing communties.Taiji villageThe annual catch, in which residents of Taiji village corral hundreds of dolphins into a secluded bay and kill them, sparked renewed global criticism after US ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy tweeted her concern earlier this month at the “inhumaneness” of the hunt.But Abe defended the traditional catch.“The dolphin fishing that takes place in Taiji town is an ancient fishing practice rooted in their culture… and supports their livelihoods,” he told CNN in an interview uploaded onto the broadcaster’s Japanese website late Friday.“We hope you will understand this,” he added, noting that he was aware of criticism of the hunt.last_img read more