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Victoria Beckham reveals daughter Harper helps her relax after work by running her a salt bath

Victoria Beckham reveals daughter Harper, nine, helps her relax after work by running her a salt bath and making her own organic face masks

Victoria Beckham has gushed that her daughter Harper, nine, loves to spoil her after a busy day at work.

The fashion designer spoke out on her daily routine over the weekend, revealing she loves nothing more than an at-home pamper evening with her little girl.

The proud mum, 46, explained how her doting daughter runs her a salt bath after a long day and the two love to bond while making organic face masks together.

What a girl! Victoria Beckham has gushed that her daughter Harper, nine, loves to spoil her after a busy day at work by running her a relaxing salt bath

She explained: ‘Harper often

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Less than 10 contractors have started work under new garbage tenders

It was in early August that the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) started issuing work orders under the new garbage tenders to contractors, and the council also cleared tenders that were pending for well over a year, fearing contempt from the High Court of Karnataka.

More than a month later, less than 10 contractors who were issued work orders have actually started work on field. With time running out, the civic body has now threatened to cancel the work orders of contractors who fail to begin work by September 30.

According to information available, separate collection and transportation of different streams of waste, as envisaged in the garbage tenders, has started in eight wards — Vidyaranyapura, Hoodi, Govindarajanagar, Gali Anjaneya Temple, Deepanjalinagar, Byrasandra, Mangammanapalya, and Singasandra. The contractors have completed demonstration in 11 wards — Kempegowda, Chowdeshwari, Atturu, T. Dasarahalli, Chokkasandra, K.R. Puram, Garudacharpalya, Lakkasandra, Adugodi, Hosakerehalli, and Yediyur.


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This year’s Triangle Parade of Homes tour features designs with quarantine, work from home in mind

The opportunity is back to meander through meticulously crafted homes. Parade of Homes is returning during COVID-19 and organizers are putting several safety precautions in place.

This year’s Parade of Homes features designs ideal for quarantine



At a home in northern Wake County, visitors marvel at a glass-encased staircase, check out imported wood or float through an expansive kitchen perfect for entertaining.

Builders of the 6,000-square-foot home describe the architectural style as British West Indies, and the outdoor living features will surely make you feel like you’re on vacation.

“Especially in the evening and at dusk when it’s lit up, it just adds a whole new feature,” Raleigh Custom Homes Lead Designer Connie Allen said.

Multiple TVs are set up in the lounge area. There’s space for alfresco cooking and dining. A hot tub and fountain are by the pool, ideal for families these

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Disabled veteran says St. Charles contractor took thousands of dollars, never did the work | News Headlines

ST. CHARLES, Mo. (KMOV.com) – Ron Roark is a paraplegic veteran who relies on the ramp connected to the deck at his St. Charles home to get around. He said he hired Michael Gore with Michael’s Landscaping and paid him thousands of dollars, but he never followed through on the work. 

“I’m on disability. I’ve saved up for a year and a half to save this money. I mean, it’s tough,” said Roark. “I don’t know how I fell for someone like that.”

Roark agreed to pay $2243.50, according to an invoice he provided to News 4, to fix his deck door and the surrounding frame and well as refinish his deck. 

Roark said Gore asked for half of the money down up front and then he’d take the rest when the work was finished.

Gore told News 4 his tools were stolen from Roark’s home, which is when Roark

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Greenwich Library’s renovation work is ahead of schedule

GREENWICH — The doors of Greenwich Library have been closed since March due to the coronavirus pandemic. And during that time, a massive renovation project has been underway to rebuild the interior space of the historic institution.

“I am really looking forward to the day we can invite everyone into the building to see how we reimagined, renewed and repurposed the space,” Greenwich Library Director Barbara Ormerod-Glynn said Wednesday.

The library is zeroing in on completion of the approximately $17 million project that will change the look of every floor of the library; add new features including a reading room, auditorium and cafe; and expand the children’s room and more.

Library officials hope all of the construction will be completed by the end of the year. The COVID-19-related closure allowed the library to get ahead of schedule. Under the original plan, the Greenwich Library would have remained open throughout construction

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Work on projects vicariously through these home improvement movies | lifestyle

Undertaking large-scale home projects is exhausting. If you found yourself in the middle of a renovation or basic maintenance project over the course of shutdowns due to the pandemic, you’re not alone. While you may still be having flashbacks of staring at the multiple boxes of screws, bolts, paint chips or bags of mulch, take a load off and watch someone else struggle through a home improvement project with the following movies.


Michael Keaton stars in “Beetlejuice” (1988).

“Beetlejuice” (1988) — The ghost with the most made his debut in the Tim Burton original. While it spawned a whole cartoon series, a Broadway show and rumors of a sequel that never seem to go away, nothing tops the Michael Keaton-led film. Taking place on an idyllic farm, the movie follows a young couple, the Maitlands (Geena Davis and Alec Baldwin), who are killed in a car crash and

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As downtown renovation continues, Mesquite calls for local artists to submit their work

Downtown Mesquite will look much different in January 2021 than it did in January 2020, and the city is looking for local artists who can help that transformation be even more visually stunning.

With the city nearing completion on its Front Street Station redevelopment, it is putting out a call to local artists interested in producing a work of public art.

Mesquite City Hall, shown in a file photo. Cindy Smith is set to become the city's Director of Finance in October.

Works by artists in Mesquite and the surrounding areas will be considered, according to a city news release, with the art intended to be displayed for at least one year on “four large surrounds built to camouflage dumpsters placed throughout the new Downtown area. Each of these surrounds will have 10′x7′ panels, where the art will be mounted,” according to the news release.

For each work, the city will pay the artist a $500 honorarium. Eight works of art will be selected.

In addition to the new infrastructure and

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6 ways to make your home equity work for you

Buy your home

To build home equity, you need to buy your home and quit renting. When you own your home, changes in real estate prices can help your equity increase over time. Under normal market conditions, home values appreciate every year. As the value of your home increases, so does the value of your home equity.

Consider an example in which you owe $200,000 on a home worth $250,000. Imagine that tomorrow, your home increases in value to $260,000. The value of your home equity increased from $50,000 to $60,000.

Any down payment you make when you first purchase your home also gives you equity.

Increase your mortgage payments

Another way to build your home’s equity is by making payments toward your mortgage. Unless you have an interest-only mortgage, every monthly mortgage payment you make gets split between interest and your principal balance. The portion that pays down principal

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Corps seeks comment on environmental effects of $2 billion Mississippi River levee work | Environment

The Army Corps of Engineers has scheduled two virtual public meetings on its environmental assessment of a $2 billion plan to elevate levees and build stronger floodwalls along the Mississippi River from Missouri to the Gulf of Mexico, with most of the projects planned for areas in Louisiana around New Orleans and Baton Rouge. 

The meetings will be streamed live on the Facebook page of the agency’s New Orleans District office on Sept. 30 at 9 a.m. and Oct. 1, at 6 p.m. The Facebook page can be found at https://www.facebook.com/usacenola/.

090220 Mississippi River levee work map

Map shows planned levee and floodwall upgrades along the Mississippi River, 2020.

During the meeting, comments will be accepted through Facebook or by calling or texting (601) 392-2237. Written comments may also be emailed to MRL-SEIS-2@usace.army.mil or mailed to District Engineer, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg District, 4155 Clay St., Vicksburg, Miss.,

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New Russian contractor to start work on power plant south of Iran

TEHRAN – Iranian Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian said Russia has changed the contractor that was supposed to work on the Sirik power plant in southern Hormozagan Province and the new contractor is going to start working on the project in the coming weeks.

Iran had signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Russian Company Technopromexport for implementing the 1,400-megawatt power plant project in August 2016, and the Russian side pledged to invest up to €1.2 billion in the project.

The construction of the mentioned thermal power plant started in February 2017, however, it came to a halt due to some administrative and funding problems from the Russian side.

“[After years of postponing] eventually, the Russian side came to the conclusion that the contractor [for the project] should be replaced. On this basis, a new contractor was selected, which is also approved by our country,” Ardakanian told IRNA on Monday.

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