FacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmail REWARD INCREASED IN SEARCH FOR ANSWERS IN MURDER CASE By 44 News Reporter Heather Good Reports.The family of slain local DJ Shane Breedlove is searching for answers and increasing a reward for information.A group gathered Tuesday night at the intersection of Washington and Thompson where Breedlove was found dead last year. His mother announced the $15,000 reward has been increased to $40,000.Derrick Murray, Bobby Michael Handegard and Bobby John Handegard were arrested August 4th and charged with murder. They were later released due to a lack of evidence.At the remembrance service, people were not shy about their calls for justice.
Update on the latest sports July 14, 2020 Organizers say it would be “irresponsible and logistically difficult to go ahead” amid uncertainty about public health and the economy.Tournament head Roger Brennwald says “social distancing or matches played behind closed doors were out of the question for us from the start.”Roger Federer is a 10-time champion at the tournament in his hometown of Basel but he was set to miss the 50th edition of the event. He is skipping the rest of the 2020 season to let his right knee recover from two surgeries.MLS-SOUNDERS-FIRERookie Pineda’s goal gives Fire 2-1 win over Sounders Draisaitl finished first in points with 110 in 71 games before the season was halted because of the COVID-19 pandemic. MacKinnon helped injury-ravaged Colorado clinch a top four seed in the Western Conference. And Panarin had 95 points in his first season with New York.VIRUS OUTBREAK-USTAUSTA cancels amateur eventsUNDATED (AP) — The U.S. Tennis Association has canceled several amateur events scheduled in August because of the coronavirus pandemic but is still planning to hold the U.S. Open starting Aug. 31.USTA National Championships in certain junior age groups for singles and doubles are being scrapped. Associated Press Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditNHL-ISLANDERS-SOROKINIslanders sign Sorokin for next seasonUNDATED (AP) — The New York Islanders have signed goaltender of the future Ilya Sorokin to a contract for next season. The $2 million deal includes $1 million in salary and a $1 million bonus. Men’s and women’s USTA National Grass Court Championships in Newport, Rhode Island, are also among the tournaments eliminated.The USTA says the sort of COVID-19 testing and universal housing planned for the U.S. Open “would logistically and financially be incredibly difficult to create” at these national events.TENNIS-SWISS INDOORSSwiss indoor event canceledBASEL, Switzerland (AP) — The Swiss Indoors tennis tournament has been canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic. A day earlier, the team signed Sorokin to an entry-level deal for the remainder of this season even though he’s not eligible to play. The 24-year-old Sorokin is considered one of the top prospects at any position not current in the NHL. The Minnesota Wild similarly signed fellow Russian Kirill Kaprizov to a two-year contract for this season and next. Kaprizov like Sorokin can’t compete in the resumption of the season.NHL-TED LINDSAY AWARD FINALISTSDraisaitl, MacKinnon among finalistsNEW YORK (AP) — NHL leading scorer Leon Draisaitl of the Oilers, Avalanche center Nathan MacKinnon and Rangers winger Artemi Panarin are the finalists for the Ted Lindsay Award. The trophy goes to the league’s most outstanding player as voted by fellow players. None of them have won the award before. LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Rookie Mauricio Pineda scored in the 84th minute to give the Chicago Fire a 2-1 victory over the Seattle Sounders in the MLS is Back tournament. Pineda was wide open at the back post to catch Sounders goalkeeper Stefan Frei off guard after Seattle’s Handwalla Bwana scored in the 77th minute to knot the score at 1-all. Robert Beric’s goal put the Fire up after a scoreless first half.
GVC hires ‘comms pro’ Tessa Curtis to re-energise media profile August 25, 2020 Related Articles Share GVC absorbs retail shocks as business recalibrates for critical H2 trading August 13, 2020 Submit Martin Lycka – Regulatory high temperatures cancel industry’s ‘silly season’ August 11, 2020 Share StumbleUpon GVC has agreed to sell its payments processing business Kalixa Group to Singapore-based global payments operator Senjō Group for a total consideration of €29.0 million payable in cash on completion.Prior to completion, an amount equal to the free cash (over and above €2.1 million) in the Kalixa Group will be retained by GVC by way of dividend. The sale proceeds will be applied towards reducing GVC’s net debt, while the sale and run-down of Kalixa Pay will have a neutral effect on the group’s EBITDA.The sale does not include the wallet business currently operated by Kalixa Pay Limited, a subsidiary within the Kalixa Group, which will be closed by GVC post-completion. It is subject to domestic and international regulatory approval, but is expected to be completed during the first quarter of 2017.Kenneth Alexander, GVC Holdings CEO, said: “We are pleased to announce the sale of Kalixa in line with our plans announced earlier in the year. Post-sale Kalixa will continue to process payments for us and our customers, but now with the opportunity to build a larger payment services business under new ownership which has payments as a core activity.”GVC Holdings PLC had announced its intention to sell the payments processing business as part of its interim financial statement on September 20.The Kalixa Group provides card acceptance acquiring, aggregation, and payment processing services to corporate companies. The Kalixa Group will continue to provide payment processing services to GVC post-completion under an existing contract.For the year ended 31 December 2015, the Kalixa Group generated revenue of €22.7 million and a loss before interest and tax of €7.0 million. As at 30 September 2016, the Kalixa Group had gross assets of €80.7 million, and a net book value of €41.9 million which included €19.2 million of intangible assets.