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CRACKS OF DON: Siding with ‘Smarty Marty’ on goalie contracts

Goaltender Braden Holtby, then of the Washington Capitals, sprays water during a stoppage in play.

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Martin Biron probably would admit he always talked a better game than he played — and over a career that spanned 16 seasons, he was a pretty decent goalie.

As an analyst for Buffalo Sabres games on MSG Western New York, Biron has been telling everyone who has asked over the past week that he thinks a couple of teams spent too much money on contract extensions. This is rare, as former players never say, publicly at least, that today’s players are being over-rewarded financially, but Biron has never been shy about sharing his true feelings.

Speaking Tuesday on TSN 1200, the 43-year old, a first-round draft pick of the Sabres in 1995, stated again he believes the Vancouver Canucks made the best free-agent signing when they had Braden Holtby

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“There’s going to be a lot of pressure that’s going to come with number one, the trade to bring him in, the contract, and this is a rebuilding team. I am skeptical that it’s going to all work out.”

Biron has similar feelings about the six-year, $36-million deal Markstrom signed with the Flames.

“I think that is going to be one that, in two or three years down the road, the Flames may regret,” said Biron. “If you look at Markstrom over the last few years, has he elevated himself to be in the same discussion as (Andrei) Vasilevskiy, as Pekka Rinne, Tuukka Rask, as the top goaltenders in the NHL? I don’t think so. For me, it’s still a little too much to give a goaltender as a free agent. I wouldn’t have gone past $5 million. Maybe sweeten the deal to $5.5. But $6 million

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Supreme Court allows census count to end October 31, siding with Trump administration

The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday the U.S. Census Bureau can conclude its 2020 count on October 31 and that will give it enough time to finish with enough time to process the data before year end. The decision, which the Trump administration favored, came with a candid dissent from Justice Sonia Sotomayor.  

“Meeting the deadline at the expense of the accuracy of the census is not a cost worth paying,” Sotomayor wrote in her dissent. “Especially when the Government has failed to show why it could not bear the lesser cost of expending more resources to meet the deadline or continuing its prior efforts to seek an extension from Congress. This Court normally does not grant extraordinary relief on such a painfully disproportionate balance of harms.”

The U.S. Census Bureau, which is overseen by Trump appointee Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, announced in an August 3 press release that it would

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Judge Barrett’s Record: Siding With Businesses Over Workers

With the opening statements and the grandstanding now over, today the nomination hearings for Judge Amy Coney Barrett to replace the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court begin in earnest, as members of the Senate Judiciary Committee launch into their questioning. Supreme Court confirmation hearings have become a high-level version of dodgeball, where nominees work tirelessly to evince no opinion on any legal matter whatsoever, using the excuse that the topic might come up before the Court in the future, and the nominee wouldn’t want to prejudge any decision.

In this case, both Barrett’s record and the entire process can be prejudged. Though she only has three years on the federal bench, Barrett has nearly two decades’ worth of law review writing from her time as a professor at Notre Dame. Everyone knows she has been installed to deliver victories on long-sought, ideologically conservative priorities, from eliminating the

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GS Exterior Experts Offers Specialized Siding and Roofing to Denver Surrounding Areas

Full service exterior home improvement company GS Exterior Experts explains 8 crucial differences between fiber cement siding and wood siding

Deciding the best siding is one of the most important factors to a home’s look. Whether remodeling or building, it can be overwhelming with all the different options for siding. GS Exterior Experts is an exterior home improvement company specializing in siding, roofing and more for the Denver surrounding areas. Today they explain the differences between two common siding types they offer: fiber cement siding vs wood siding.

For fiber cement siding, GS Exterior Experts offers James Hardie Siding and is known as the #1 James Hardie siding specialist in Colorado. Fiber cement siding is a man-made material built with cement, sand, and cellulose fibers.

Compared to wood, James Hardie Siding is more weather resistant due to being formulated to resist rot, swelling, mold, warping and cracking. It is non-combustible

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GS Exterior Experts Offers Specialized Siding and Roofing to Denver Surrounding Areas – Press Release

Full service exterior home improvement company GS Exterior Experts explains 8 crucial differences between fiber cement siding and wood siding

Deciding the best siding is one of the most important factors to a home’s look. Whether remodeling or building, it can be overwhelming with all the different options for siding. GS Exterior Experts is an exterior home improvement company specializing in siding, roofing and more for the Denver surrounding areas. Today they explain the differences between two common siding types they offer: fiber cement siding vs wood siding.

For fiber cement siding, GS Exterior Experts offers James Hardie Siding and is known as the #1 James Hardie siding specialist in Colorado. Fiber cement siding is a man-made material built with cement, sand, and cellulose fibers.

Compared to wood, James Hardie Siding is more weather resistant due to being formulated to resist rot, swelling, mold, warping and cracking. It is non-combustible

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Courts siding with insurance firms over business interruption claims | Business

A growing number of U.S. courts are ruling against employers who’ve filed insurance claims for business interruption coverage stemming from government-ordered coronavirus shutdowns.

The Insurance Information Institute reports insurers have won more than a dozen cases since May, with judges ruling that the policies only kick in if a property sustains physical damage. The business owners had argued that the coverage should have started when local or state governments issued stay-at-home orders that hampered their ability to operate.

A couple of Charleston-area cases are still pending in federal court. Black Magic Cafe says its losses started on March 17, when Gov. Henry McMaster ordered a temporary halt to dine-in services at South Carolina restaurants.

The historic Calhoun Mansion at 10 Meeting St., now known as The Williams Mansion, sued its insurer after a McMaster executive order shut down museums.



Charleston cafe takes on insurance firm in fight over coronavirus claims

A bill that would have required insurance carriers

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Rick Parry sparks civil war by siding with Liverpool and Man Utd in radical shake-up plan

Rick Parry has sparked civil war after cooking up a Premier League coup with Liverpool and Manchester United.

It has provoked a furious reaction from the Premier League, other top flight clubs and brought a stinging reaction from the Government.

A spokesman for the Department for Digital, Media, Culture and Sport said: ”We are surprised and disappointed that at a time of crisis when we have urged the top tiers of professional football to come together and finalise a deal to help lower league clubs there appear to be backroom deals being cooked up that would create a closed shop at the very top of the game.

“Sustainability, integrity and fair competition are absolutely paramount and anything that may undermine them is deeply troubling. Fans must be front of all our minds, and this shows why our fan led review of football governance will be so critical.”



Rick Parry holding a sign: Parry has sparked outrage among government, the Premier League and other top-flight clubs


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Siding with Big Pharma, Trump overrules FDA on stricter COVID-19 vaccine standards

Taking the advice of profit-driven pharmaceutical corporations over that of his own public health agencies and experts, President Donald Trump is blocking the Food and Drug Administration from imposing tougher safety requirements on the authorization of a coronavirus vaccine after drug company executives privately voiced disapproval with the push for stricter federal standards.

Politico reported late Monday that the White House’s “decision to halt release of new standards for emergency authorization of a Covid-19 vaccine came after officials close to [Trump] told the FDA that the pharmaceutical industry had objected to the tougher requirements.”

“The White House cited the private-sector opposition as a chief reason for blocking the guidelines, which aim to hold companies’ vaccines to a higher bar for safety and effectiveness and would likely push any authorization beyond Election Day,” according to Politico. “The fact that the president was siding with drug makers over his own regulators in

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New roofing, siding or doors can help you fall in love with your home again | Sponsored Content



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More and more homeowners are adding value to their properties by creating fun, practical, and inviting outdoor spaces. Porches, patios, fire pits, flower gardens, and children’s playsets all draw people outside.

When you’re thinking about these outdoor spaces, don’t forget about your home’s exterior as part of your design plans. It might not be the first thing you think about, but no matter what modification you’ll be making to your outdoor space, your home’s exterior will serve as the backdrop. So, the colors, textures, and materials of your roof, gutters, siding, and doors should not just be there to protect your home, but look amazing and bump your curb appeal.

Here are a few of those exterior features you should keep in mind, and how the pros at Greenawalt can help you build the home exterior of your dreams to make you fall in love with your home again –

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