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Electoral urgency prompted Premier Kathleen Wynne to appoint Glenn Thibeault the Liberal candidate in a Sudbury byelection rather than allowing members of a riding association to nominate the former Sudbury New Democat MP.

Wynne knows there are concerns the normal nomination process wasn’t followed, and has spoken with Sudbury provincial Liberal riding association executive members about it.

But the focus now is on moving forward and working with Thibeault “so we can have a representative who is strong and part of a government that is implementing a plan that is good for Sudbury,” said Wynne in a 20 minute interview with The Sudbury Star.

Wynne said the sole reason she flew to Sudbury on Friday on the Liberal Party dime was to meet with riding association executives, and with Thibeault and his supports.

Riding association president Bill Nurmi said his executive decided to a person Thursday night to help Thibeault “transition” to his own team, but then to resign after that.

Wynne said the executive would remain in office until after a byelection and Thibeault presumably wins. But Nurmi said his executive is looking for “an exit” much sooner than that.

Wynne wouldn’t say when a byelection would be called. “Let me just say we’re eager to get Glenn to Queen’s Park.”

Wynne has up to six months to set the date for a byelection after Sudbury New Democrat MPP Joe Cimino resigned Nov. 20 because of personal reasons.

Given the turmoil the riding was in after Cimino’s resignation, Wynne said she thought it best to follow Liberal Party policy, which allows the premier to appoint a candidate in a case such as this.

When asked why she didn’t let the nomination process proceed with Thibeault taking a run at it, Wynne said “electoral urgency shortens the process.

“I really believe Glenn is the right candidate. That’s why I have appointed him. I haven’t used the appointment process as premier in other byelections .

“In this situation, because there was a fair bit of churn and turmoil, it really seemed like this was the best way to go.”

It was a tough decision for Thibeault to jump from the federal NDP to the provincial Liberals, said Wynne. She met his wife and two young daughters Friday, and said they were “right there for their dad.”

A Liberal Party photographer accompanied Wynne and her entourage and presumably took photographs of the premier with Thibeault and his family.

Thibeault surprised Sudburians and his former party leader and caucus Tuesday when he announced he had been appointed by Wynne to be the Liberal candidate in a Sudbury byelection.

That announcement came the day after Andrew Olivier told reporters he had been contacted by Wynne and Liberal fundraiser Gerry Lougheed Jr., and asked to step aside to allow a “choice candidate” to be appointed.

Nurmi told The Sudbury Star his executive, many of whom have worked for the party for 20 years, felt disrespected by kept out out of the loop by Wynne and Liberal brass.

But Wynne said, when a candidate makes a decision such as this,
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“it’s a small number of people who are a part of the circle of confidence. That’s the way it has to be, and so that was out of respect for Glenn and his process.”

It wasn’t her intention to “wound anybody,” said Wynne. She acted in good faith and tried to work with people like Olivier. She told him last Thursday what was happening, but insisted she didn’t offer him a job or anything else if he co operated.

“What I did do was try to tell him . why it was important to me we have Glenn as the candidate. I want Andrew to be part of the Liberal family. I want him to be on side with us.”.

Admitting she was “an imperfect human being,” Wynne said her intention was to have the best representative for Sudbury.

“That’s why I’m here. I’m here because I want people to know I want us to move forward together and, at the same time, I acknowledge there was process that did hurt people. “From this moment on, it’s in the best interests of the people of Sudbury if we get the best representative in government at Queen’s Park,” said the premier.

Thibeault is that person because he’s a seasoned politician who understands government and the electoral process, knows the community and what it needs, and “shares a value system” with Wynne and her party.

“He is completely on side with the program we’re offering,” said Wynne.

She hasn’t spoken with Olivier since his news conference Monday, but will in the future.

Wynne hasn’t spoken with Andre Bisson either, the Liberal Party’s vice president for the northern region. He resigned earlier this week.

Thibeault accompanied Wynne to The Star office for the interview. When asked if he was worried about blowback from switching parties, he said: “For me this politics,” echoing a description of it as “a blood sport.”

He said he’s respectful of people’s opinions and doesn’t mind them expressing them to him “as long as they’re not vile and vicious.”

He expected to face criticism in person and on social media. He was less prepared to be yelled at this week when he was in a Sudbury mall Christmas shopping.
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As a Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program recipient, she is able to have a job. While she attends college, she is unable, through DACA, to get any kind of financial aid through the federal government or state. She currently is taking a semester off to work. illegally as children to remain in the country.

The DREAM Act is different from DACA in that DACA is not permanent and could be overturned by succeeding presidents, which is what happened after the election of President Donald Trump, Hernandez told Garfield County Democrats during a meeting Tuesday night.

“Now is a crucial, crucial time for us to organize together to pass the DREAM Act, which basically will provide me people like me, other people who have DACA and are ‘Dreamers’ a pathway to citizenship. As it stands right now, there is no pathway to citizenship for undocumented people,” she said.

Dream Act Oklahoma’s activism is focused on that right now, Hernandez said.

The DREAMAct has to be passed legislatively through Congress, she said.

“As we all know, Congress is notorious for not doing things in a timely manner. Basically, President Trump said, after he announced the end of DACA, that he would give Congress a certain amount of time to pass, basically, a solution to this problem. After that time expires, DACA would effectively end and there would be no way to renew my work permit, which I currently have. There would be no way for me to continue to work legally in the way that I do now,” Hernandez said.

Sen. James Lankford introduced the SUCCEED Act, which Hernandez said would mean it would take her 15 years to receive any kind of citizenship. She would not be able to petition for her parents or family to apply for any kind of permanent status, while she has a green card something all green card holders, or legal permanent residents, are able to do. The “Clean” DREAM Act would cut that out.

Trump did provide a window for renewing DACA, and Hernandez renewed until 2019.

“This issue, the DREAM Act, this immigration issue has a time limit, and if we don’t act within that certain time limit . thousands of people are going to lose their DACA, or their temporary protective status,” she said.

Part of the conversation is why there is no pathway to citizenship to begin with, Hernandez said.

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” she said.

To become a citizen, immigrants must be sponsored by a direct family member or spouse. Her parents still are waiting for citizenship, after applying for it through her aunt in 1999, Hernandez said.

Her brother, who was born here, could potentially petition for her, but he will have to jump through loopholes, and there’s still a chance she may have to go back to Mexico.

“It’s not as easy as everyone would think it would be,” she said. “My brother could do it for me, but I would be waiting forever because the immigration courts right now are . super backlogged.”

It’s also expensive to do, and the individual has to hire an attorney who practices immigration law, Hernandez said.

There’s a fear of chain migration, where if she were to get citizenship, she would bring her whole family from Mexico, therefore bringing more immigration of people who are “different,” she said.

“Which I think is what the core of the immigration problem is, is not so much ‘you did this wrong’ and here on the principle, ‘you’ve got to do it right.’ I think it’s more about, ‘you are an other,'” she said. “The language, the culture is different, you are not one of us. I think that’s the crux of this immigration problem.”

Prior to Trump’s election, Hernandez was scared to tell anyone her immigration status. Following the election, she was scared and enraged, but knew she had to do something, and fight. for 10 years, she said. Even then, she may not get approved to come back.

“This is an American issue. citizen. This affects him and his family,” Hernandez said, adding if any of the family members are deported, it rips their family apart.

She discussed some misconceptions.

Connie Vickers, a retired teacher in attendance, reflected on the fear of some local elementary students after the election. They were afraid they would be taken from school, their parents would be taken from work,
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3 November 2016 A day before the landmark Paris Agreement on climate change comes into force, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is urging the world to ‘dramatically’ step up its efforts to cut greenhouse gas emissions by some 25 per cent more than those pledged in Paris last year “to meet the stronger, and safer, target of 1.5 degrees Celsius” global temperature rise.

The world is still heading for temperature rise of 2.9 to 3.4? this century, even with the pledges made last December by States Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), according to UNEP, which explains, “this means we need to find another one degree from somewhere [] to have any chance of minimizing dangerous climate change.”

UNEP made the announcement today in London as it released its annual Emissions Gap report, which found that 2030 emissions are expected to reach 54 to 56 gigatonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent. The projected level needed to keep global warming from surpassing 2C this century is 42 gigatonnes.

In early October, the Paris Agreement cleared the final threshold of 55 countries representing 55 per cent of global emissions required for the accord to enter into effect, now set for tomorrow. The next meeting of Parties to the UNFCCC, known by the shorthand COP 22, kicks off Monday in Marrakech.

Scientists around the world agree that limiting global warming to 2C this century (compared to pre industrial levels) would reduce the probability of severe storms, longer droughts, rising sea levels and other devastating climate related events. However, they caution that even a lower target of 1.5C will reduce rather than eliminate impacts.

Erik Solheim, Executive Director of UNEP, said in a that while the Paris Agreement and the recent Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol to reduce hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), are steps in the right direction, the strong commitments are nevertheless still not enough.

“If we don’t start taking additional action now, beginning with the upcoming climate meeting in Marrakech, we will grieve over the avoidable human tragedy. The growing numbers of climate refugees hit by hunger, poverty, illness and conflict will be a constant reminder of our failure to deliver,” he said.

That stark warning echoed his call from the report’s forward, where he said: “None of this will be the result of bad weather. It will be the result of bad choices by governments, private sector and individual citizens. Because there are choices [] The science shows that we need to move much faster.”

2015 was the hottest year ever recorded and the first six months of 2016 have thus far broken all prior records. Yet the report finds that emissions continue to increase.

Last month, the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol agreed to slash the use of HFCs. According to preliminary studies, this could lead to a cut in 0.5C if fully implemented, although significant reductions will not be realized until 2025.

Collectively, members of the G20 are on track to meet their Cancun Agreements for 2020, but these pledges fall short of a realistic starting point that would align targets with the Paris Agreement.

Fortunately, the report released today has found, through technology and opportunity assessments, a number of ways for States and non State actors to implement further cuts that would make the goals achievable, including energy efficiency acceleration and crossover with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

For example, non State actors, including those in the private sector, cities, and citizen groups, can help to reduce several gigatonnes by 2030 in areas such as agriculture and transport.

Energy efficiency is another opportunity; a 6 per cent increase in investments last year (a total of $221 billion) in the industry indicates that such action is already happening.

Moreover, studies have shown that an investment of $20 to $100 per tonne of carbon dioxide would lead to reductions (in tonnes) of 5.9 for buildings, 4.1 for industry, and 2.1 for transport by 2030.

The 1 Gigaton Coalition, created by UNEP with the support of the Government of Norway in 2014, recently found that implementing renewable energy and energy efficiency projects in developing countries from 2005 to 2015 will lead to a half gigatonne reduction in emissions by 2020. This includes actions taken by countries that have not made formal Cancun pledges.

Climate action is integral to the SDGs, as the impacts of severe climate related events undermine our ability to deliver on the promises made by 2030. Failure to meet these challenges will, of course, have greater yet implications beyond that date.
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Wright believes media and fans across the country aren’t paying the proper respect to his team ahead of a showdown with the 10 1 Philadelphia Eagles.(Photo: Kirby Lee USA TODAY Sports)RENTON The Seahawks aren the NFL chic birds anymore.

They have lost two of three games in November, a month they used to own. Three of their biggest stars are out for the season because of major injuries: Richard Sherman, Kam Chancellor and Cliff Avril. They have no running game. At 7 4, they would not make the playoffs if the season ended today.

Most believe they have no chance Sunday night against the league trendy new darling birds, the soaring Philadelphia Eagles (10 1). Seattle is a 6 point underdog against Philadelphia, the largest home underdog the Seahawks have been since 2011. That was back when the franchise was still in the middle of its Pete Carroll John Schneider housecleaning to greatness.

The league consensus seems to be the Seahawks, after five consecutive playoff appearances and two Super Bowls in the previous four seasons, are done. Wright has a message for all that.

sleep on us, man, Seattle Pro Bowl linebacker said.

team, he said Wednesday from his locker before practice, really good. We are still talented. We can beat the best of the best.

know, we ARE the best of the best. And so, just because we have injuries doesn mean that things will change. We are going to be OK.

sleep on us. But Wright not feeling a ton of love.

already know why,” he said. “Our record,
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for one; we are not (currently) in the playoffs, for two; we lost some guys .

human nature. I not mad when people do that. I understand. I get it. However, in this building, we just got to know who we are, stay true to what we do and believe in ourselves. Doesn matter whether those are perceived or real slights, these guys seek them, are fueled by them.

The football nation is bringing slights right to them this week.

The Eagles are what the Seahawks were at this time in 2013: 10 1, routing everyone as a sudden Super Bowl favorite. When Seattle was 10 1 four years ago it ended up winning its first Super Bowl.

Wright said the Eagles look similar to how he remembers the Seahawks playing and feeling in November 2013.

Wright said. was watching a play you saw the play versus the Bears (last weekend) where the guy (running back Jay Ajayi) was running, he fumbled and the guy (Eagles teammate Nelson Agholor) recovered in the end zone? Just certain stuff, the ball bouncing their way. Getting those lucky plays, but at the same time playing really good.

it looks like it (the Seahawks in 2013), Wright said. that doesn matter. We just have to make sure we come out here, play good football and get the win.
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Mirror photo by Sean Sauro / Patton barber William “Doc” Noel, 69, stands inside his namesake barbershop along Fifth Avenue recently. Noel has cut hair for many years in Patton and other locations such as the Hollidaysburg Veterans Home.

PATTON A half century of lowering ears hasn done much to lower one Patton barber commitment to his craft and community.

In fact, William Noel sat in his Fifth Avenue shop about noon last week, remembering decades spent cutting hair and the relationships he formed with those who sat in his chair.

Noel, 69, hasn always cut hair in the same location, but regardless of where he wielded his shears, he always drawn a crowd, his wife, Kathy, said.

been a fixture in the community, she said. knows Doc Noel. Doc moniker isn related to Noel profession. It a childhood nickname that stuck for years.

As a child, Noel was interested in athletics, but his involvement was sidelined when he contracted rheumatic fever, which limited his capacity for physical activity.

wasn allowed to play any more sports, Noel said.

Still, he wanted to feel like part of the team, so he accepted a position as manager of his high school Cambria Heights football team.

One day, a classmate came to him with a swollen thumb, and Noel wrapped it in tape, hoping it would alleviate the issue.

When the athlete later returned, his finger had swollen even more, Noel said.

When a coach saw the thumb and asked who applied the tape, Noel was quickly identified.

said, the good doctor,’ Noel said, explaining he been called Doc since.

Noel previous illness also led him to take up his clippers and combs. With manual labor out of the picture, Noel was presented with a number of prospective careers. Among them, barbering stood out.

So Noel enrolled in a nine month barber school program in Johnstown, where he worked his way from simple crew cuts to more complicated styles.

was pretty natural to me, he said.

A photo from Noel graduation hangs on a wall in his shop, showing rows of new barbers wearing white, doctor like smocks. In 1967, Noel began professionally cutting hair, working alongside an established Patton barber.

was a booming town then, Noel said, remembering the once thriving coal town.

Now, without coal jobs, Patton population has dwindled, Noel said.

A waning customer base isn the only change Noel has had to contend with. He talked about changes in hair style fads, especially the popularity of long hair among men during his early years.

I started, the Beatles were just getting started, he said. hair was popular. 1971, Noel began cutting hair in the lobby of Patton Fifth Avenue Hotel. The former hotel is only a few feet from his current shop.

That gig lasted until 1982, when Noel was hired at the Hollidaysburg Veterans Home, where he served as a barber to its residents.

was a good job, he said of the position he held for 25 years before retiring. was fun. the time, he continued cutting hair in Patton, moving to his current location Doc Barber Shop in the early 2000s, when the Fifth Avenue Hotel was closed.

In addition to barbering, Noel marriage has remained a constant in his life. He been married to Kathy for 47 years.

met at a dance about 50 years ago, Kathy said, explaining the weekend events were common then.

The couple eventually had four children and now have eight grandchildren.

Still, Doc Noel said he has no plans to put down his scissors anytime soon.

like it, and as long as my health keeps up, I keep doing it, he said, revealing he most enjoys meeting and interacting with the customers who sit in his chair. enjoy people. sentiment likely is reciprocated, with generations grandfather, fathers and sons regularly visiting the shop, Kathy said.

Those connections may have played a role in his election to multiple terms on the Patton Borough Council, as well as the Cambria Heights School Board.
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(CNN) Picture this: A man is admitted to the hospital, unconscious, with a history of serious health problems and a high blood alcohol level. He has no identification and no family with him. On his chest, he has a tattoo: “Do Not Resuscitate.”

What would you do?

It sounds like a worst case scenario question from a medical ethics course, but it really happened recently at a Florida hospital. A newly published study in The New England Journal of Medicine explored the ethical and medical conundrums the staff faced when presented with a 70 year old patient whose denial of potentially life saving treatment was right there on his skin.

“We initially decided not to honor the tattoo, invoking the principle of not choosing an irreversible path when faced with uncertainty,” the study said. The doctors chose to treat the patient with antibiotics and other life saving measures.

However, they called in the hospital ethics consultant, who had a different opinion.

Differing view from an ethics consultant

Laws about do not resuscitate orders are sometimes complex and vary from state to state. According to an article in the Journal of General Internal Medicine, “Clinicians are morally and legally obligated to respect the preferences of patients to forgo life sustaining treatment.” However,
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Tattoos, while clearly administered with a patient wishes, aren legally binding, and are usually considered too ambiguous to act upon.

“The emergency responder may wonder: (D)o the letters stand for Do Not Resuscitate? Or Department of Natural Resources? Or someone initials? Second, the tattoo may not result from a considered decision to forego resuscitation. Errors in interpretation may have life and death consequences,” the Journal of General Internal Medicine article said.

In the case of the man in the Florida hospital, the facility ethics consultant said the doctors should honor the tattoo.

“They suggested that it was most reasonable to infer that the tattoo expressed an authentic preference, that what might be seen as caution could also be seen as standing on ceremony, and that the law is sometimes not nimble enough to support patient centered care and respect for patients best interests,” the study reads.

There was also another development that supported the consultant decision: The hospital social work department located a copy of the man Florida Department of Health “out of hospital” do not resuscitate order,
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When: Wednesday, Sept. 21 on ABC, CTV

2. BullMichael Weatherly plays Dr. Jason Bull, a character based on the pre fame career of Dr. Phil McGraw, who was a trial consultant. In the first episode, Bull not only needs to manipulate the jury, but he also must deal with the defiant defendant, who clearly is hiding something. Well, it’s clear to Bull, anyway.

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3. The Big Bang TheorySheldon (Jim Parsons) and Leonard (Johnny Galecki) feel awkward after Sheldon’s mom (Laurie Metcalf) and Leonard’s dad (Judd Hirsch) spend the night together. Meanwhile, Penny (Kaley Cuoco) deals with the arrival of her family for the wedding, including her brother (Jack McBrayer) and mom (Katey Sagal).

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4. Midwest and Juarez, Mexico before everyone in the Pritchett Dunphy Tucker clan reunites for Father’s Day. All together now: Awww.

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5. This Is UsWhen the emotional trailer for this series came out last spring, eleventy billion people watched it, and boom, we had our first big buzz show of the new season. It features a massive ensemble cast with the likes of Milo Ventimiglia, Mandy Moore and Sterling K. Brown whose characters connect in curious ways.

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6. The Good PlaceEleanor (Kristen Bell) enters the afterlife, but thanks to an error, she is sent to the Good Place instead of the Bad Place, which definitely is where she belongs. Now Eleanor must hide in plain sight from Michael (Ted Danson), the wise architect of the Good Place who doesn’t know a mistake has been made.

When: Monday, Sept. 19 on NBC, Global (back to back episodes), then another new episode on Thursday, Sept. 22

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We also learned after what’s been deemed “the biggest payday in sports,” MannyPacquiao is being sued for failing to disclose a shoulder injury. Pacquiao lost his boxing match to Floyd Mayweather Jr. in a unanimous decision and has since had shoulder surgery. Mayweather has already agreed to a possible rematch which no matter how Pacquiao’s lawsuits end up would make both men a lot more money.

“The goal of the entertainment enterprises is to make as much money as possible,” said Mosher. It’s that simple. While it may be hard for parents to explain to their kids how big time athletes break the rules, it’s also been going on since the beginning of professional sports.

“All teams, all players at the professional level are trying to game the system,” said Mosher. “The Patriots probably stepped over that incredibly fuzzy line that’s a mile wide.”

In the end, Mosher said, it’s really “much ado about nothing This is just a bunch of boys being boys doing things boys do.” He said linemen put Vaseline on their jerseys, and receivers put sticky stuff on their gloves. Everyone at the professional level pushes the rules.

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“Imagine if the $750 million used to help build the Ravens and Orioles stadiums were used to rebuild Baltimore’s cities,” said Mosher. Now, that’s a real debate about ethics he said is worth having.

For now, Mosher said the audience is so fragmented, watching specific channels for specific sports, it’s hard to get their attention without pushing boundaries.

“We’re in the age of spectacle. As long as the spectacle draws the audience, ethics takes a back seat,” concluded Mosher.

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FILE In this Jan. 22, 2015, file photo, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady speaks at a news conference in January about the NFL investigation into deflated footballs, in Foxborough, Mass. An NFL investigation has found that New England Patriots employees likely deflated footballs and that quarterback Tom Brady was “at least generally aware” of the rules violations. The 243 page report released Wednesday, May 6, 2015, said league investigators found no evidence that coach Bill Belichick and team management knew of the practice. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

The 243 page report on “Deflategate” came out Wednesday and stopped barely short of calling Patriots star quarterback Tom Brady a cheater. It did, however, call some of his claims “implausible” and left little doubt that he had a role in having footballs deflated before New England’s AFC title game against Indianapolis in January and probably in previous games.

In his report, attorney Ted Wells said the quarterback “was at least generally aware” of all the plans to prepare the balls to his liking, below the league mandated minimum of 12.5 pounds per square inch. Wells said it was “more probable than not” that two Patriots employees officials’ locker room attendant Jim McNally and equipment assistant John Jastremski executed the plan.

For his trouble, McNally asked for expensive shoes and signed footballs, jerseys and cash. He brokered the deals over a series of salty text messages with Jastremski that portray Brady as a hard to please taskmaster. “F Tom,” one read.

For the biggest home game of the season, McNally came through, taking the footballs from the officials’ locker room into a bathroom before delivering them to the field, the report said.

The footballs measured by officials at halftime somehow lost pressure between being tested by the referee and the break.

As for Brady’s claims that he didn’t know of efforts to deflate game balls and didn’t know anything about what McNally did: “We found these claims not plausible and contradicted by other evidence,” Wells wrote.

The penalties for all this? To be determined. League executive vice president of football operations Troy Vincent is reviewing the report and will hand down the punishment.

Former NFL executive Bill Polian, familiar with the league’s crime and punishment procedures after spending 19 years on the powerful competition committee, said the term Wells used “more probable than not” has been the standard of proof the NFL has used for competitive violations over the last six years.

“In short, he is finding there was a violation,” Polian said. “In many ways I think this report is as important as the discipline. It clearly says a violation occurred.”

This offseason, the league has fined the Falcons $350,000 and stripped a fifth round draft pick for pumping artificial crowd noise into the stadium during home games. It also suspended Browns general manager Ray Farmer for four games for sending texts to the sideline during games last season.

By almost any account, this rules violation is more serious. It involves arguably the league’s top star, a four time Super Bowl winner who is bound for the Hall of Fame, and its marquee team one that has spent almost the last decade under the microscope after getting caught in the videotaping scandal dubbed “Spygate” in 2007.

One sign of the real world reaction: The gambling website Bovada took down all betting odds on the Patriots until it finds out whether Brady will be suspended.

Hall of Fame tight end Shannon Sharpe tweeted this: “Brady must be suspended for minimum of 2 4 gms, Belichick gets 1 yr and tm loses 1st rd draft pick 2016 17.”

Back in 2007, it was coach Bill Belichick in the crosshairs for cheating. This report didn’t find any evidence that Belichick or the coaching staff knew anything about deflating the balls.

Owner Robert Kraft called the conclusion “incomprehensible.” But he said the Patriots would accept the findings and any subsequent discipline.

The report cites evidence that McNally took the game balls into a bathroom adjacent to the field, and stayed there for about 100 seconds “an amount of time sufficient to deflate thirteen footballs using a needle.”

Other evidence included referee Walt Anderson’s inability to locate the previously approved footballs at the start of the game the first time that had happened to him in 19 years.

The report includes text messages between McNally and Jastremski sent in October and January that imply Brady was requesting deflated footballs. The texts also imply that Brady had previously been upset with the quality of the game balls.

They described requests from McNally for swag from Brady in exchange for deflating the balls.

“Remember to put a couple sweet pig skins ready for tom to sign,” one said.

“Nice throw in some kicks and make it real special,” another said.

A footnote in the report mentions that Brady put up better stats in the second half of New England’s 45 7 romp over Indianapolis after the Colts had relayed suspicions of under inflated footballs and they had been pumped up to regulation level.

Still, footballs with less pressure can be easier to grip and catch. Some quarterbacks prefer footballs that have less air, and Brady played a role in a 2006 rewriting of the rules that allowed visiting teams to supply the footballs it would use on offense.

In investigating Brady, Wells said he was hindered by the quarterback’s refusal to provide his own emails, texts or phone records.

But using Jastremski’s phone records, Wells detected an increase in the frequency of phone calls and texts between Brady and the equipment assistant shortly after suspicions of tampering went public. After not communicating via phone or text for six months, they spoke six times on the phone over the course of three days.

Nowhere in the 243 pages does Wells use the word “cheat” or “cheater” in reference to Brady or anyone else.

But it’s not hard to read between the lines: “We believe it is unlikely that an equipment assistant and a locker room attendant would deflate game balls without Brady’s knowledge and approval,” Wells wrote.
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Nadine M. “Deanie” Dettinburn, 89, of Hanover, entered into God’s eternal care on Friday, Dec. 1, 2017 at Homewood at Plum Creek in Hanover. She was the wife of Conway J. Dettinburn who died June 8, 2003.

Born Sept. 11, 1928 in New Oxford, she was the daughter of the late Linus J. and Genevieve R. (Yingling) Bevenour.

Deanie was employed at George’s 5 10 in New Oxford with 27 years of service. She was a 1947 graduate of Delone Catholic High School, a member of Sacred Heart Basilica in Edgegrove, the Sacred Heart Club and a Health Care Minister at Sacred Heart, a member of AARP, Catholic War Veterans Auxiliary in Bonneauville, YWCA and the Recycled Teenagers.

She enjoyed crocheting, the mountains, Raystown Lake, going to her boys’ hunting camp and spending time with her family and friends, especially all her grandchildren.

Surviving are five children: David Dettinburn of New Oxford, Rose Marchio and husband Dan of Hanover, Craig Dettinburn of New Oxford, Patricia Johnson and husband Dan of Biglerville and Joseph Dettinburn and wife Elaine of Hanover; daughter in law Judy Dettinburn of New Oxford;
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16 grandchildren: Christine Smith, Robert Dettinburn, Lori Musselman, Heather Dettinburn, David Dettinburn Jr., Lee Dettinburn, Chad Dettinburn, Ryan Dettinburn, Allison Dettinburn, Molly Slagle, Abby Triplett, Jessica Beall, Christopher Dettinburn, Danielle Johnson, Emily Dettinburn and Meagan Kolmer; 23 great grandchildren; two great great grandchildren; two siblings, Mary Ann Shriver and Burnell “Bud” Bevenour both of New Oxford. She was preceded in death by two sons, Daniel Dettinburn and Michael Dettinburn, and five siblings: Clyde, Robert,
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Richard and William Bevenour and Dorothy Shrader.