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Euromed arrives

first_imgSpanish National Railways will introduce six Euromed trains to the Barcelona – Valencia – Alicante Mediterranean Corridor in June, following the completion of the first phase of an infrastructure upgrading programme. Built by GEC Alsthom Transporte at a cost of Pts15bn, the trainsets are 1668mm gauge versions of the 1435mm gauge AVE high-speed sets supplied for the Madrid – Sevilla route. Operating at up to 220 km/h, the Euromed fleet will cut the best Barcelona – Valencia journey time from 3h 30min to 2h 55min; Barcelona – Alicante will drop from 5h 30min to 4h 35min.Scheduled for completion in 1998 at a cost of Pts51bn, the second phase of the corridor infrastructure programme is expected to bring further improvements, cutting the Barcelona – Valencia journey time to 2h 35min and Barcelona – Alicante to 3h 55min. Renfe’s Long Distance business unit recorded total ridership of 1·6 million passengers and growth of 8·3% on the Mediterranean Corridor in 1996, with Barcelona – Valencia traffic growing by 11·6% over 1995. The Mediterranean Corridor occupies second place in Renfe’s league table of passenger growth by route. olast_img read more

Panhandle Federal Credit Union announces promotion of Kim Hearlson to Vice President of Lending

first_imgKim HearlsonSubmitted to Sumner Newscow — Panhandle Federal Credit Union is pleased to announce that Kim Hearlson has been promoted to the position of Vice President of Lending. Hearlson is an 18 year veteran of the financial industry with a diverse background in operations and lending. She provides outstanding leadership and integrity in her position with PFCU. She is a gifted and dedicated individual who strives to protect and serve the best interests of our members.“It is an honor to work with a great team of professionals and to be a part of such a great organization where I have had the opportunity to grow and develop within the credit union. I look forward to fulfilling my new responsibilities with the utmost dedication and devotion to the staff, directors, and the credit union membership,” said Hearlson.“We’re excited about the future of the Credit Union and Kim is a key component in the development and execution of our business plan,” states Karen Horinek, President and CEO of Panhandle Federal Credit Union. “Our credit union lies not in how big it is, or in how many it serves, but rather in how many are helped to achieve greater financial success for themselves and their families thanks to participation in the Panhandle Federal Credit Union cooperative and we believe Kim is instrumental in this success.”Follow us on Twitter. Close Forgot password? Please put in your email: Send me my password! Close message Login This blog post All blog posts Subscribe to this blog post’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Subscribe to this blog’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Follow the discussion Comments (2) Logging you in… Close Login to IntenseDebate Or create an account Username or Email: Password: Forgot login? Cancel Login Close WordPress.com Username or Email: Password: Lost your password? Cancel Login Dashboard | Edit profile | Logout Logged in as Admin Options Disable comments for this page Save Settings Sort by: Date Rating Last Activity Loading comments… You are about to flag this comment as being inappropriate. Please explain why you are flagging this comment in the text box below and submit your report. The blog admin will be notified. Thank you for your input. +1 Vote up Vote down Denise P. · 259 weeks ago Congratulations Kim! Report Reply 0 replies · active 259 weeks ago 0 Vote up Vote down *** · 259 weeks ago way to go Kim Report Reply 0 replies · active 259 weeks ago Post a new comment Enter text right here! Comment as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments Comments by IntenseDebate Enter text right here! Reply as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Cancel Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new commentslast_img read more

Zverev’s ATP Finals win vs Federer tainted by ball boy flub

first_imgLATEST STORIES Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Lyons leads Furman to stunning upset of No. 8 Villanova The victory extended Djokovic’s record to 35-2 since the start of Wimbledon, a tournament he began ranked 21st after a right elbow injury interrupted his first half of the season.“It’s remarkable what he’s done since Wimbledon,” Anderson said. “It seems like he’s definitely right back playing some of the best tennis of his career.” Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next MOST READ Zverev overcame the freak interruption to establish a 5-4 lead in the tiebreaker, and Federer netted the simplest of forehand volleys to bring up match point.He saved the first, but Zverev confidently put away a backhand drive volley to set up a shot at the biggest title of his career and leave Federer waiting until next season for his 100th title.“Overall, I’m happy how the season went,” said Federer, who picked up his 20th Grand Slam title at the Australian Open. “There’s many positives. So I’m excited for next season.”Despite having reached only one Grand Slam quarterfinal this year, Zverev is the only active player outside the Big Four of Djokovic, Federer, Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray to have won three Masters titles. But victory at the tour’s flagship event would exceed those achievements.“Novak right now is the best player in the world,” said Zverev, who lost to Djokovic in the round robin. “You have to play your best game to even have a chance. I hope I’ll be able to do that tomorrow.”The Serb maintained his record of having not lost a set — or service game — at the tournament as he thrashed debutant Anderson to give himself the chance to join Federer on six titles.“I played very well in the group stage against Sascha (Zverev),” Djokovic said. “But I don’t think he was close to his best.”Djokovic won 20 out of 27 points on Anderson’s second serve as he broke the South African twice in each set.“It was the best match I’ve played so far this week,” Djokovic said.Having ended a two-year Grand Slam title drought by defeating Anderson in the Wimbledon final, Djokovic went on to win his 14th major trophy at the U.S. Open and has already sealed the year-end No. 1 ranking. Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown Gov’t to employ 6,000 displaced by Taal Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew View comments Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Allen Durham still determined to help Meralco win 1st PBA title Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Zverev is the youngest player at 21 to reach the final since 2009 and the first from Germany since 1996. He will face five-time champion Djokovic, who defeated Kevin Anderson 6-2, 6-2 to extend his semifinal win-loss record at the tournament to 7-1.Federer, 37, was seeking a record-extending seventh title, but was unable to cope with the pressure created by Zverev’s power and precision at the O2 Arena.“He (Zverev) apologized to me at the net,” Federer said. “I was like, ‘Buddy, shut up. You don’t need to apologize to me here. Congratulations on a great match and a great tournament so far. All the best for the finals.’ And you move on.”An inspired series of shots earned Zverev the first break points of the match in the 12th game and Federer sent a forehand wide to fall behind.Federer willed himself to a break for 2-1 in the second set, but Zverev quickly composed himself to hit straight back in the following game.ADVERTISEMENT El alemán Alexander Zverev celebra tras vencer a Roger Federer en semifinales de la Copa Masters de la ATP en Londres el sábado, 17 de noviembre del 2018. (AP Foto/Tim Ireland)LONDON — After pulling off one of the biggest wins of his career, Alexander Zverev was left apologizing for an unforced error he didn’t make.Zverev denied Roger Federer a shot at a 100th career title by beating the Swiss great 7-5, 7-6 (5) at the ATP Finals on Saturday to advance to the championship match against Novak Djokovic.ADVERTISEMENT Federer was leading the second-set tiebreaker 4-3 and in the ascendancy of a rally on a Zverev service point when a ball boy at the back of the court dropped a ball. Zverev immediately signaled for the point to be stopped and the umpire ordered the point to be replayed.Zverev served an ace before going on to close out the match moments later.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back Chriss“I want to apologize for the situation in the tiebreak,” said Zverev, who was booed by some of the crowd during his on-court interview. “The ball boy dropped the ball so it’s in the rules that we have to replay the point.“I’m a little bit upset about the whole situation because this is not how I wanted it to end.” Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines?last_img read more