Rumble Ponies’ bat boy pitching in to save the team with online petition

first_imgHe then started a petition online that quickly grew to more than 1,200 signatures. Miller saying thanks to the help of local politicians, he sees the number continuously growing. Caleb Miller is 17 years old and said he was shocked to hear the Rumble Ponies could be eliminated due to Major League Baseball restructuring the minor league. BINGHAMTON (WBNG) — Bat Boy, Caleb Miller, has been working at NYSEG Stadium for a few years and wants to do everything he can to make sure the Rumble Ponies stay in town. If you’d like to be a part of the initiative, you can sign the petition here. “I had to do something to make sure that they stay,” said Miller. However, he says he hopes to keep the ball rolling and get as many signatures as possible. “I’d love to see at least 3,000 because that’s how many can fit in this stadium, so if you can show that this many people want it here, then that would be the number I’d love to see,” said Miller.last_img read more

​Norway’s SWF dumps €139m of cannabis stocks after criticism

first_imgThe NNPF reportedly criticised the fund’s investment in this sector, which it said were undermining work against drug addiction. It said that, alongside products for medical use, some of the companies were also major producers of marijuana for recreational use. Cannabis is illegal in Norway, except for medicinal use.NBIM data showed the fund had a total of NOK909.6m (€93.1m) invested in Canadian companies Canopy Growth, Aphria and Aurora Cannabis and the US-based Scotts Miracle-Gro and INSYS Therapeutics at the end of 2018.These holdings grew to around NOK1.4trn in value by the beginning of March, having generated a profit of NOK446m in just two months, according to data published by DN.Cannabis stocks experienced a run of strong returns since the start of this year, with Aurora Cannabis shares almost doubling in value according to Reuters data.The industry quickly became a popular investment choice in the Nordics, according to Mads Johannesen, investment economist for the Nordic online broker Nordent.He told DN: “On a Nordic basis, we have collected over 15,000 customers across the various companies, but we also see in our statistics that there is an increasing number of Norwegians investing in cannabis-related companies.” Norway’s giant sovereign wealth fund has blacklisted five cannabis companies following reported criticism from the Norwegian Narcotic Officers’ Association (NNPF).Thomas Sevang, head of communications and external relations at Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM), told IPE: “We have decided not to be invested in companies with direct exposure to cannabis.“This is done after a total assessment, but due to market sensitivity we will not give any details on the assessments leading up to our investment decisions.”According to a report in Norwegian newspaper Dagens Næringsliv (DN), NBIM, which manages the Government Pension Fund Global (GPFG), is selling its shares in three Canadian and two US companies.last_img read more

Happening Now: Adult Education Division Bookmas

first_img Sharing is caring! Share 91 Views   no discussions Share Sharecenter_img EducationLifestyleLocalNews Happening Now: Adult Education Division Bookmas by: – December 20, 2019 Tweet The Adult Education Division is holding its second free book fair today to promote literacy among adults.The event began at 10am and runs until 5:pm.Patrons can select any book(s) of their choice for free.Any remaining books will be available for free on Monday and Tuesday.last_img