Akeredolu condoles police, families of officers who died in Ondo auto crash.

Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State on Wednesday sympathized with the Nigeria Police over the death of some of its men who lost their lives in a car crash that happened in Ondo State.

While condoling with families and well-wishers of victims of the unfortunate car crash which occurred on Tuesday along Oba-Ile-Airport road, Akure, the State capital, Akeredolu said that the officers did not only die in the line of duty.

The accident claimed two lives with the deceased being men of the Police Mobile Force, PMF Base in Akure even as many were injured in the mishap.

The governor in a statement signed by his Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Donald Ojogo stated that: “The scene was rather disturbing and quite pitiful as I got there shortly after it happened. It touches more when the victims were officers of the Nigeria Police who died not just in active

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Should we be subsidizing cars for low-income families?

When a woman named Tracy received a car from the nonprofit Vehicles for Change, a nonprofit that awards affordable, used cars to low-income families, she was able to triple her income. Before, she had only been able to work minimum-wage jobs that were within walking distance of her house or accessible by bus. With the car, she could travel further for work and landed a job at a telecom company, which paid her enough to allow her to afford to rent her own apartment.

Other Vehicles for Change awardees told Nicholas Klein, a regional planning professor at Cornell University who interviewed 30 of its recipients for a recently published paper, that a car saved them up to two hours of travel time; they could use that time to cook dinner and help their kids with homework. A car allowed people to choose a doctor with better hours or lower fees

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Nonprofit SOF Support presents online auction to benefit warriors and families of Special Operations Forces

SOF Support, the nonprofit foundation that offers support to the Special Operations Forces of the U.S. military, will mark the 19th anniversary of the beginning of military operations in Afghanistan when it launches an exclusive online auction Wednesday, Oct. 7, featuring one-of-a-kind travel, memorabilia and experiential opportunities.

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The SOF Support auction will begin at 7 a.m. (eastern time) on Wednesday, Oct. 7 and will close at 11 p.m. (eastern time) on Wednesday, Oct. 14. The complete list of available auction items is available by visiting https://sofsupport.org/shop/.

SOF Support’s largest event and biggest fundraiser, the annual Del Mar Country Club Golf Tournament and Dinner-Gala, was canceled this year due to the coronavirus, and the auction will provide a meaningful and fun way to connect virtually with the foundation’s most ardent supporters, a news release stated.

“It’s almost unfathomable to think that our Special Operations Forces have been laying their lives on

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Subsidized cars help low-income families economically, socially

ITHACA, N.Y. – For one low-income woman, not having a car meant long commutes on public transit with her children in tow, sometimes slogging through cold or inclement weather. But after buying a subsidized car through a Maryland-based nonprofit, she was able to move to a home located farther from bus stops, send her children to better schools and reach less expensive medical services.

“So many different things open up to a person that is mobile,” the woman told Nicholas Klein, assistant professor of city and regional planning at Cornell University.

In “Subsidizing Car Ownership for Low-Income Individuals and Households,” published in the Journal of Planning Education and Research, Klein reports insights from interviews with 30 people who gained access to inexpensive, reliable cars through the nonprofit Vehicles for Change (VFC).

He found that the cars conferred wide-ranging benefits, not only shortening commutes and opening opportunities for higher-paying jobs,

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The 5 Best Used Cars for Families and Teen Drivers



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When determining the best used cars to buy right now for the Family Car Awards, we first looked at cars that you can find Certified, Pre-Owned (CPO) and that, according to TrueCar.com — a site we trust — would be significantly lower than their new-car equivalents. We then whittled down our list to the five winners below, based on criteria including price, features, maintenance, and longevity. 

Now, to remind you, CPO is a kind of dealer system that mostly takes just-off-lease cars, services them, and the dealer goes through a checklist to make sure the vehicle’s in good condition. CPO programs work as a kind of insurance policy for both you and the dealer, since mostly they’re offered with an extended warranty. The dealer doesn’t want the headache of servicing a car if they can avoid it, so they hedge by

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Red Gold Announces Event to Support Families of Fallen Veterans and Showcase Launch of New All-American Products

“An All-American Evening under the Stars” Event to Support Families of Fallen Veterans and Showcase Launch of New All-American Products To Further Support the Cause

INDIANAPOLIS (PRWEB) October 01, 2020

Guests from across the nation will join together at the 33-acre Lucas Estate in Carmel, Indiana, a suburb of Indianapolis, on Saturday, October 3rd to celebrate “An All-American Evening Under the Stars” fundraising event with country music superstar John Rich, Indiana performing favorites Hunter & Girton, and special guest speaker Rocky Sickmann, POW and USMC Veteran — sponsored by Red Gold, Folds of Honor and Budweiser.

On behalf of the Folds of Honor organization, the evening’s featured speaker, Rocky Sickmann, will tell the harrowing story of his experience of when he was taken captive by Iranian militants in 1979 and held hostage for 444 days during what became known around the world as the “Iran Hostage Crisis”. Sickmann is also

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The Best Used Cars of 2020 for Families and Teen Drivers

When determining the best used cars to buy right now for the Family Car Awards, we first looked at cars that you can find Certified, Pre-Owned (CPO) and that, according to TrueCar.com — a site we trust — would be significantly lower than their new-car equivalents. We then whittled down our list to the five winners below, based on criteria including price, features, maintenance, and longevity. 

Now, to remind you, CPO is a kind of dealer system that mostly takes just-off-lease cars, services them, and the dealer goes through a checklist to make sure the vehicle’s in good condition. CPO programs work as a kind of insurance policy for both you and the dealer, since mostly they’re offered with an extended warranty. The dealer doesn’t want the headache of servicing a car if they can avoid it, so they hedge by not entering cars into CPO if they smell a

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GPS Personnel Tracker or Automobile Tracking Systems Help Families and Businesses

A GPS tracking device is a unit that utilizes the ‘Global Positioning System’ in order to track persons, vehicles, or any other assets. If you have a personnel tracker it is easy to monitor your employees on the job. However, although workplace surveillance has been permitted, there are limitations on how much an employer can track his employees.

Benefits of Vehicle Tracking Devices

Technology helps transportation companies monitor their vehicles, as well as their drivers; they can access data using automobile tracking systems. The device is beneficial because — it streamlines transportation companies, helps avoid accidents, and assists with saving money. It can help emergency services by keeping track of ambulances; this can be a crucial factor in helping to save lives. After tracking the exact spot of an emergency scene, authorities can send ambulances. Another great advantage of the device is you can download it to your PC if … Read More

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