October 21, 2020

1,300 mile bicycle ride to raise funds for brother who died in Kokomo | News

Andrew Shipley was in Kokomo July 2 visiting his in-laws, when he got out of the shower and collapsed in the hallway, bleeding from his nose. By the end of the day, the 39-year-old had died from what doctors discovered was undiagnosed leukemia.

Andrew’s brother, Nate, said the news came as a staggering blow to the family, but no one felt the loss more keenly than Andrew’s wife, Jessie, a Kokomo native.

The two had recently bought a house in Cape Coral, Florida, where they lived with Jessie’s three daughters, and were close to celebrating their eight-year anniversary on Oct. 27.

Nate said his brother’s unexpected death left Jessie and the kids not only emotionally crushed, but also financially strapped and struggling to make ends meet.

But Nate doesn’t plan on standing idly by and watching his sister in-law struggle. Instead, he plans to ride – and ride and ride

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Northern Colorado transportation leaders have the will, not the funds, for road overhauls

Although strong political will remains to improve Interstate 25 and several other thoroughfares across Northern Colorado, a group of transportation officials and government leaders say the revenue damage from the pandemic is crimping a go-ahead attitude.

The group of 12 executives spoke remotely Tuesday morning at BizWest’s Northern Colorado CEO Roundtable on transportation.

Municipal woes hurt momentum

David May, the soon-to-be-retiring CEO of the Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce, said momentum for repairing and expanding I-25 north of Longmont has grown to the highest it’s been in decades. He pointed to construction of climbing lane near Berthoud, which was the first capacity upgrade in that section of the interstate since the ‘60s.

But while commitments to the tune of hundreds of millions of dollars are already in place for large portions of the overall improvement project, the COVID pandemic and the squeeze on economic activity is forcing the state

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Hedge Funds Aren’t Crazy About Avis Budget Group Inc. (CAR) Anymore

We know that hedge funds generate strong, risk-adjusted returns over the long run, which is why imitating the picks that they are collectively bullish on can be a profitable strategy for retail investors. With billions of dollars in assets, professional investors have to conduct complex analyses, spend many resources and use tools that are not always available for the general crowd. This doesn’t mean that they don’t have occasional colossal losses; they do. However, it is still a good idea to keep an eye on hedge fund activity. With this in mind, let’s examine the smart money sentiment towards Avis Budget Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CAR) and determine whether hedge funds skillfully traded this stock.

Is Avis Budget Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CAR) a buy right now? Investors who are in the know were getting less optimistic. The number of long hedge fund bets were cut by 2 lately. Avis Budget Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CAR)

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Hedge Funds Are Getting Very Bullish

Insider Monkey has processed numerous 13F filings of hedge funds and successful value investors to create an extensive database of hedge fund holdings. The 13F filings show the hedge funds’ and successful investors’ positions as of the end of the second quarter. You can find articles about an individual hedge fund’s trades on numerous financial news websites. However, in this article we will take a look at their collective moves over the last 5 years and analyze what the smart money thinks of Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (NYSE:GPI) based on that data and determine whether they were really smart about the stock.

Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (NYSE:GPI) investors should pay attention to an increase in enthusiasm from smart money of late. Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (NYSE:GPI) was in 21 hedge funds’ portfolios at the end of June. The all time high for this statistics is 25. Our calculations also showed

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Bayside Middle School students raise funds to honor beloved friend killed in car crash

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Turkey has allegedly recruited Syrian mercenaries to fight in Armenia-Azerbaijan conflict

The conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh territory has shown no signs of slowing down, and Turkey’s involvement on behalf of Azerbaijan also appears to be growing, which has been a concern among the international community since fighting broke out this weekend.Armenia has accused Turkey of shooting down one of its jets, which Turkey denied, and there are multiple reports, including from BBC and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, that Ankara has been recruiting hundreds of mercenaries from Syria to aid Azerbaijan in the conflict (SOHR also reports Armenian-born Syrians have also been transported to Armenia to join the fight, per BBC).BBC Arabic spoke to one man who alleged he was recruited by the commander of the Hamza Division of the Turkish-backed Syrian “National Army” for a $2,000 per month. The details obtained

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