Tony Paul The Detroit News Published 12:22 PM EDT Jun 18, 2019 Detroit — The Rocket Mortgage Classic is calling a mulligan on its parking plans for sponsors, corporate partners and VIPs. Because of large amounts of rain this spring, the original VIP parking spot at Palmer Park won't be available for next week's PGA Tour debut in the city of the Detroit. Tournament officials announced this week that fans with parking passes labeled "Palmer Park A" or "Palmer Park B" now will have to park at a VIP lot at the Michigan State Fairgrounds, which will make for a longer shuttle to the tournament grounds. But tournament officials are trying to make up for it, providing the VIPs with luxury motor-coach shuttles stocked with snacks and non-alcoholic beverages. VIPs should enter the State Fairgrounds off Woodward Avenue, between Eight Mile Road and State Fair Avenue. General parking remains at the Michigan State Fairgrounds, with that entrance off West State Fair Avenue between … [Read more...] about Rocket Mortgage Classic announces parking changes for VIPs
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Updated 1:06 pm PDT, Monday, April 15, 2019 FILE--This file photo from Feb. 11, 2019 shows a temporary barrier around the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh where 11 people were killed and seven others injured during an attack on in October of 2018. The synagogue is inviting young people worldwide to submit artwork in an art project called "#HeartsTogether: The Art of Rebuilding." to cover adjacent fencing that surrounds the still-shuttered building. They are looking for "original, uplifting images and graphics" to be printed on windscreens that will cover the temporary perimeter fencing. less FILE--This file photo from Feb. 11, 2019 shows a temporary barrier around the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh where 11 people were killed and seven others injured during an attack on in October of 2018. ... more Photo: Keith Srakocic, AP … [Read more...] about The Latest: ‘Fairview’ wins Pulitzer Prize for drama
A NEW computer has arrived which can make you a Premium Bonds millionaire quicker than ever before. Ernie 5 – Electronic Random Number Indicator Equipment – was unveiled yesterday, boasting quantum technology and a computer chip the size of a pea that is 21,000 times faster than the original machine, invented in 1956 by code-breaking boffins at Bletchley Park. This is the fifth version of the technology to be used by National Savings & Investments, the Government department which runs Britain’s Premium Bonds, to generate numbers at random. Those digits help to choose more than three million prize winners a month from an astonishing 80BILLION investments. We bring you some random facts and figures about Ernie... Ernie 1 — 1957 Ernie 2 — 1973 Ernie 3 — 1988 Ernie 4 — 2004 Ernie 5 — 2019 CORE OF THE PROBLEM? Apple engineer says pressure to design iPhone is reason I’m divorced OUT OF JUICE Delete THESE 22 dodgy apps to save your … [Read more...] about Fifth-generation Premium Bonds computer Ernie 5 could make you a millionaire and boasts quantum technology
Premium Bond random number generator Ernie has taken a quantum leap as the fifth generation of the technology has been launched.The new Ernie is a chip around the size of a grain of rice, whereas the original version was 3.5 metres long, weighed 1,500kg and was described as being the size of a van.All previous Ernies have used thermal noise to produce random numbers – but Ernie 5 is powered by quantum technology, with the ability to produce random numbers through light.This new technology, developed by ID Quantique (IDQ), has allowed Ernie to produce enough random numbers for March’s prize draw in just 12 minutes – more than 40 times faster than the nine hours that Ernie 4 took towards the end of its random number generating career.After putting in 15 years of service, Ernie 4 has been decommissioned and replaced with a faster machine to cope with the increasing volume of numbers that have to be produced every month.Ernie – which stands … [Read more...] about Premium Bond number generator Ernie takes quantum leap
The newspaper industry in Chattanooga dates back the late 19th Century, but it was three individuals born in the 20th Century that shaped the current legacy of the Times Free Press, which celebrates its 150th birthday in 2019. Roy Ketner McDonald, Ruth Holmberg and Walter Hussman Jr. each owned, or in Hussman's case owns, a family-owned newspaper business, and the combination of the three have reported news and shaped public opinion for generations of residents of Southeast Tennessee and North Georgia. "Each of these leaders made their own unique mark on the newspaper industry," said Alison Gerber, Times Free Press editor and director of content. "Their legacies are marked by a commitment to what they believe and the community they serve." McDonald turned an advertising circular into the Chattanooga News Free Press in 1933 and was chairman of the board of the Chattanooga Publishing Company, a company formed when his newspaper and the Chattanooga Times entered a joint operating … [Read more...] about Moments in Memory: What was in the news on birthdays of paper’s VIPs?