Day: October 18, 2020

Julian Blackmon rescues Colts defense that still hasn’t proven it’s elite

INDIANAPOLIS — Julian Blackmon knew exactly where Joe Burrow was going to go with the game on the line.

The Colts rookie free safety has been brilliant so far this season, aggressive and opportunistic, with a penchant for coming up big in the clutch.

But this time Blackmon knew where Burrow was going because the Indianapolis defense had struggled so much to defend that particular area of the field for most of a 31-27 comeback win over the Cincinnati Bengals, a team that proved this Indianapolis defense is still a long way from proving itself as elite.

“I definitely had a feeling that he was going to go back to the slot,” Blackmon said. “All game they were hitting that for yardage, just trying to get him comfortable in the offense, giving him easy throws.”

Indianapolis Colts defensive team celebrate a late-game turnover in the fourth quarter as the Indianapolis

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Make it big in Digital Marketing with this guidebook of skills, courses and growth prospects



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Make it big in Digital Marketing with this guidebook of skills, courses and growth prospects

The digital marketing industry has swiftly grown and from being a supplementary marketing tool it has become a primary tool in no time. Over the last decade, marketing has evolved on a faster pace right from print to digital medium and this evolution doesn’t seem to slow down.

With the growing market demand, the need for professional marketers is also skyscraping. The current pandemic has completely shifted our marketing outlook which is now turning to be a permanent adaptation with digital marketing strategies at fore.

With the spruce in the digitalization across sectors and industries, digital marketing has turned out to be one of the leading employments generating fields and has also resulted in 65% of students pursuing the digital marketing courses online.

With students being captive to the four walls of their homes and

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Biden campaign targets NFL fans in advertising blitz

Democratic nominee Joe BidenJoe BidenConservatives seize on New York Post story to push Section 230 reform Trump wishes Harris ‘the best’ after aide tests positive for COVID-19 Pennsylvania rejects 372K mail-in ballot applications following primary confusion: report MORE’s campaign is targeting NFL fans in an advertising blitz on Sunday – 16 days out from Election Day.

Biden’s campaign released four new ads to debut during NFL games this week. 

Two of the ads will air during the Pittsburgh Steelers and Cleveland Brown game. One ad is called “The Blind Pig,” which details how an Ann Arbor, Mich., bar co-owner’s small business is struggling during the coronavirus pandemic.

“For 50 years the Blind Pig has been open and crowded, but right now it’s an empty room,” co-owner Joe said in the ad. “This is the reality of Trump’s COVID response.”

“My only hope for my family and for this

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In Los Angeles, shipping containers becoming homes for the homeless

“I like it, I liked moving in here,” Jonelle told CNN on a recent September day. “It’s a home for us.”

Two years ago Jonelle, his father John and four siblings received the keys to their four-bedroom container apartment and it seems like a glimmer of hope in the quest to get Los Angeles County’s estimated 66,000 homeless residents off the streets.

John Kilgore said his family constantly moved from floor to floor and the couches of anyone who would take them in. That is, until he got a call from homeless advocates that he’d been approved to move into a recycled shipping container home.

“When we walked in, man! Their faces lit up,” John Kilgore said of his family’s reaction to the new home. “They were all smiles and so happy. And that made me happy.”

Much-needed housing

Recycled shipping containers are a cheaper alternative and faster way to
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Second stimulus check: Pelosi sets 48 hours for pre-election deal, Senate prepares to vote on scaled-down bill. Here’s the latest.

Without a deal within 48 hours, there won’t be enough time to pass a coronavirus stimulus bill before Election Day, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Sunday.

Pelosi, D-Calif., said on ABC’s “This Week” that she wanted to make a deal before Nov. 3, but there had to be a deadline so the bill could be drafted and passed in time. The House has passed a $2.2 trillion measure while the White House has offered $1.8 trillion.

“We’re saying to them, ‘We have to freeze the design on some of these things. Are we going with it or not, and what is the language?’ ” Pelosi said.

“I’m optimistic because, again, we’ve been back and forth on all of this,” she said. “Because we want to have an agreement, we can come to negotiation. And we can do it now.”

She repeated that optimism later in a letter to members of

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Tampa Bay’s Godwin, Green Bay’s Adams return from injuries

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Tennessee Titans running back Derrick Henry leaves the field after an NFL football game against the Buffalo Bills Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. Henry scored two touchdowns as the Titans won 42-16.

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Tampa Bay’s Chris Godwin and Green Bay’s Davante Adams are back in their respective lineups after missing time because of hamstring injuries.

The Packers are trying to remain undefeated with a win against the Buccaneers on Sunday.

Godwin missed three of the Buccaneers’ past four games. Adams sat out the past two for the Packers.

Meanwhile, running back Leonard Fournette is inactive for Tampa Bay because an ankle injury that also sidelined him two weeks ago. Running back LeSean McCoy is active after missing one game and part of a second with an ankle injury.

Wide receivers Mike Evans and Scotty Miller, who’ve played through injuries the past two weeks, are active for

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‘This is Donald Trump’s economy’

A national TV ad airing Sunday from Democrat Joe Biden’s campaign focuses on the Blind Pig, a fabled Ann Arbor concert venue, to criticize President Donald Trump’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The ad comes a day after Trump visited Michigan, touting his belief that the nation’s economy will soon boom again, and 16 days before the Nov. 3 election. Both campaigns have recently concentrated more resources on Michigan, a state that Trump won by 10,704 votes in 2016, his smallest margin of victory nationally.

“Everywhere I go, people have a story about the Blind Pig,” says Joe Malcoun, co-owner of the Blind Pig, in the new ad. “The Blind Pig has been one of those clubs that attract artists from all genres. For 50 years, the Blind Pig has been open and crowded, but right now, it’s an empty room.

Joe Malcoun, owner of the Blind Pig in Ann

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How Interior Define Got Closer To Its Customers, Increasing Average Order Value By 40%

As 2020 dawned, Rob Royer, the founder of the six-year old digitally-native custom furniture company Interior Define, had set his company for the next phase of growth.

With business tripling year-over-year for the past three years, his scrappy little company was ready to go corporate after opening seven physical Guideshop retail locations with more planned.

Guideshops proved essential to the company’s stunning growth since many customers needed handholding through the custom design process, despite the many online tools available to guide them through the process.

So in 2019, Royer assumed the chairman’s role and brought in three new senior executives, including Antonio Nieves as CEO from ModCloth.

Plans were set to grow even faster in 2020, then everything went sideways with the Covid-19 pandemic. The Guideshops, which were vital to its growth, were forced to close.  

Not

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Blessing for Trump: a campaign devoid of foreign policy

With Americans’ focus squarely at home with the ongoing pandemic and economic collapse, foreign policy has been virtually absent from this year’s presidential campaign. Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpLatest Mnuchin-Pelosi call produces ‘encouraging news on testing’ for stimulus package China warns it will detain American nationals following DOJ prosecution of Chinese scholars: report Musician John Fogerty issues cease and desist over Trump use of ‘Fortunate Son’ MORE should be grateful.

To the global question of whether America’s interests are better off than four years ago — from China and North Korea to the Atlantic alliance and the Middle East — the answer is No.

A Pew Research Center survey of 13 major countries, from Canada to Europe to Asia, found public attitudes about the U.S. have plummeted, and it’s even worse about Trump. Remarkably, when asked about handling of the Coronavirus, respondents give the U.S. lower marks than China, where

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Jerry Falwell, Jr.: Sin and Scandal at Liberty University

On May 27th, the second day of mounting national outrage over the killing of George Floyd by Minneapolis police, the president of America’s largest evangelical university decided it was the perfect time to blast out a tweet featuring the crudest of racial imagery. “I was adamantly opposed to the mandate from @GovernorVA requiring citizens to wear face masks until I decided to design my own,” wrote Jerry Falwell Jr. Below the text was his design: a mask displaying the image of a white person in blackface, standing next to a fellow sporting a Klan robe and hood.

For any snowflakes who might take offense, Falwell appended an explanatory tweet of sorts, pointing out that the image on the mask came from a 1984 medical school yearbook page of Ralph Northam, Virginia’s Democratic governor. This was true; when the image came to light in February 2019, it had caused quite a

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