Colin Farquhar has advised TCI authorities to sit and wait re Misicks

first_img Related Items: Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppResponding to requests about when the former premier of the Turks and Caicos Islands, Michael Misick will return to the country, Commissioner of Police, Colin Farquhar has advised that Turks and Caicos authorities have to sit and watch. The Commissioner says the steps for the premier’s return will follow requirements fixed by Brazilian law and the Attorney General’s Chambers and the Special Investigations and Prosecution team has no influence in this process. The Commissioner added that as soon as permission is received from Brazillian authorities Misick will be returned to the TCI to be charged and face trial.last_img read more

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Miss Teen TCI Malique lovely in Guatemala City

first_img Recommended for you Related Items:guatemala, Jeritt Jermel, Malique ferrette, Miss teen tci Massive 8.2 earthquake rocks Mexico and Guatemala; 32 people dead. Providenciales, 02 Feb 2015 – Miss Teen Turks and Caicos left country Friday for Guatemala and the Miss Teen Universe pageant. Malique Ferrete will stand with 25 others as the first young lady to be Miss Teen TCI and unlike with the previous online voting for Shanice at Miss Universe; when you voted for Malique, our cumulative support actually could get her a spot in the finals at the pageant; if she needs it. We’ve got some photos for you of Malique’s arrival, swim suit shoot and dinner with the delegates wearing fashion by North Caicos’ Jeritt Jermell. Results in for 2nd Miss Teen TCI; called a close contestcenter_img Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Busy holiday weekendlast_img read more

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DEPUTY GOVERNOR PROMISES MORE EFFICIENT SERVICE IN GOVERNMENT

first_imgFacebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp The Private sector was candid in its explanation at the sluggish pace at the One Stop Shop and the DG said, the season is here for zero tolerance for inefficient service as the country rolls out the red carpet to more investment.  Related Items:anya willams, Enhancing National Competitiveness Conference, streamlining government services Invest Turks and Caicos Hosts Enhancing National Competitiveness Conference PROVO INT’L HAILED AS IMPRESSIVE NECESSARY FEAT BY NATION’S LEADERS Recommended for you Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppProvidenciales, TCI, September 5, 2016 – Tough talk came from the head of the Civil Service on Thursday at the one day Enhancing National Competitiveness Conference held by the Invest Turks and Caicos Agency at Beaches Resort.  DEPUTY GOVERNOR SPEAKS OF STREAMLINING GOVERNMENT SERVICES. Her Excellency, Deputy Governor Anya Williams said not only will the system be streamlined so that payments for licenses and other articles linked to doing one type of business, for example, will be lumped; but the training investment and performance reviews of workers now demands that the public sector delivers services in excellence.last_img read more

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Eight women detained at South Dock holding facility

first_imgFacebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppProvidenciales, TCI, June 17, 2016 – At the South Dock Road Detention Center there is still mystery surrounding why eight women are being held at the facility.  The women who spoke to Magnetic Media through the opened but barred up windows and confirmed that there are six Venezuelans and two Dominicans in the group has been held for four days now.No fans or A/c, hot or caliente as they put it, and lots mosquitoes explained the women who spoke only Spanish.  One woman was escorted by Immigration Officers off site; the officers had no comment for media on the scene.The women, could be seen clad in underwear, showed us the flimsy foam they’ve been forced to sleep on and said there is nothing in the holding area.  The eight did say though they are being fed on time.  This situation not only raises concern about conditions at the holding center but questions about human trafficking. Related Items:last_img read more

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Leading broker Mario Carey triples Property Management Division adds Commercial Management

first_imgFacebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppNassau, Bahamas, December 14, 2016 – Carey: ‘Having someone else manage your property is a great anti-stress measure and frees the owner up to spend time in more valuable ways’Declaring that the purchase of a property should not be the end of a relationship with a real estate company, but the start of a new chapter, leading broker Mario Carey announced this week that he has launched a full-fledged property management division that includes commercial property management.  The move is a four-fold expansion of a residential property management company launched in 2013 and headed by Tina Bain.The new four-person team of experts backed by office support staff includes Bain, the managing director who holds a degree in real estate and has been managing several vacation properties, two men with property design, construction and management expertise, and an administrator who handles the accounting and financial management of the new division.“This was the last piece of the real estate business puzzle,” said Carey.  “We had been considering it for some time but I just wanted to wait until we could get it exactly right and that meant assembling a strong, solid team. I believe that we now have done so.”That team includes Bain, Holger Amman and Livingston Brown in addition to administration.  “Each brings a unique talent and skill and together we are talking about well more than half a century of expertise,” Carey said.Tina Bain, who is multi-lingual and holds a degree in real estate, developed and continues to grow the luxury vacation rental business. She maintains the properties she relies on for the ultra-luxury holiday experiences.Amman coupled a career in the hospitality industry with construction and maintenance. He has designed two commercial and two residential buildings which he owned, working with architects, drawing up plans, organizing building materials, supervising construction from the ground up, often physically working along with others. Later, after each of the buildings was leased, he continued to maintain them. Livingston Brown has more than 10 years in the hospitality field and holds a CIPM Accreditation (Certified International Project Manager) and CPRM Accreditation (Certified Project Risk Manager). The office administrator has been tasked with related financial and accounting processes. All team members are also responsible for negotiating the best terms for clients with sub-contractors, suppliers and vendors.“Looking toward the future, I believe professional property management with highly personalized service will be one of the most important benefits a full-services real estate firm can provide because the single most valuable resource in the world, the only resource that can never be renewed or replaced, is time.   And retaining professionals to manage property relieves the homeowner or business owner of so many burdens, freeing them to do other things.   It saves time, headache, and brings knowledge and expertise to the job. In a world filled with stress, having someone else manage your property is a great anti-stress measure.”The property management division falls under the MCR Group umbrella which includes appraisals, residential, commercial and industrial leasing and short term luxury vacation rentals.   Real estate listings are handled under Carey’s Better Homes & Gardens Real Estate franchise, a brand that reaches 40 million homes a week across North America.Carey, who has handled nearly $2 billion in transactions in a 30+ year career and holds the highest certification in luxury property marketing, is among the fewer than 1% of practicing industry professionals who earned a college degree in real estate.  He continues to specialize in complex appraisals.  Since opening his own firm in 2008, he’s taken on numerous agents with foreign language capability, recognized the power of the Asian market early on, supported a Bahamian college student in China who now works with the firm.   In 2014, Carey introduced the high-end holiday rental division.   From month-long tutorials and webinars to creating an office where millennials mix with seasoned experts, there is hardly a business improvement tool Carey had not studied nor a corner of the real estate market he had not covered – except property management.“We are excited about the introduction a professional property management division,” said Carey. “It is important for our current and future clients to appreciate that for their own happiness and well-being that someone else can look after their property so that they own their home or business premises, they do not need to let that home or business own them. We would hope that the closing of a transaction is just the start of an ongoing relationship.” Related Items:center_img #MagneticMediaNewslast_img read more

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Breast Cancer is Two Times Higher in the Caribbean compared to the

first_imgFacebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppPort of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago,  December 16, 2016 –  In a recent study, researchers from CARPHA and the US CDC found that the rates of death from cervical cancer, breast, prostate and colon cancer are 2-9 times higher in the Caribbean compared to the United States. Only lung cancer was higher in the USA.The study also reported that prostate cancer, a common cause of death among Caribbean men, accounted for 18%-47% of cancer deaths, while lung cancer accounted for 5%-24% and was the second highest cause of cancer deaths among males.   Breast cancer, the main cause of cancer death among females accounted for 14%-30% of cancer deaths; and are up to two times higher compared to the USA.“The large number of deaths from these types of cancers is very alarming since they are mostly preventable. Breast cancer can be detected early and treated successfully.  Cervical cancer is perhaps the most preventable through education, vaccination against the human papilloma virus (HPV), screening, early detection and treatment,” said Dr. James Hospedales, Executive Director, Caribbean Public Health Agency.Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the Caribbean, according to the study, published today in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR).   This is the first time that information on cancer mortality for the English and Dutch-speaking Caribbean is published in a prestigious peer review journal.In some of its key findings, the study highlights prostate cancer as the leading cause of death among men of African descent from the Caribbean as well as in the United States and Africa.   The researchers found that for both men and women, colon and rectum cancers are the third most common cause of cancer death in the Caribbean.The leading causes of cancer deaths in the Caribbean can be reduced through prevention, screening, early detection, and effective treatment for cervical, breast and colorectal cancers.“Research has shown that adopting healthy lifestyle choices can contribute to the reduction of cancer cases and as a consequence deaths and costs from the disease in our Region”, said Dr Hospedales.   Prevention measures include avoiding use of tobacco, limiting alcohol use, eating a diet rich in fruits and vegetables, keeping a healthy weight, and being physically active.CARPHA is committed to working with key partners to reduce the burden of cancer in the Region.   The Agency is collaborating with CDC, the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) and other global partners to develop and implement the IARC Regional Cancer Registry Hub for the Caribbean.   The Cancer Registry Hub, which will provide essential technical support to strengthen cancer registration for improving cancer prevention and control in Member States, will be launched in 2017.#MagneticMediaNews Related Items: Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApplast_img read more

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Gardiner smashes own Natl record for gold in Grenada

first_imgFacebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppGrenada, April 11, 2017 – St. George’s – Abaco’s Steven Gardiner gave stellar showing at the inaugural Grenada invitational track and field meet over the weekend; Gardiner beat his own national record set in 2015 and wowed audiences by significantly outpacing his contenders from the US who got second and Trinidad and Tobago, which was third in that 400m B event. Gardiner ran 44.26, which is a qualifying time for the IAAF World Games, set for London in August and the time was faster than hometown sports hero, Kirani James who ran the 400m A event and finished in 45.44.Gardiner told media that he felt good, is in great shape and that he is very satisfied with his first run of the season.  Gardiner was somewhat disappointed that he was not able to race against James, the golden medal winning Olympian, but he said that day is coming and he is preparing for it.#MagneticMediaNews#Gardinersmashesrecord#StevenGardiner Recommended for you Related Items:#Gardinersmashesrecord, #magneticmedianews, #StevenGardiner Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Bahamas Team places 30th at 2017 IAAF Championshipslast_img read more

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Spalletti on his emotional return to face Inter

first_imgLuciano Spalletti has given his verdict ahead of the clash with former side AS Roma and went on to defend Radja Nainggolan.“I’ve been doing this work for many years and returning to a city where I lived for many years and still have strong bonds is always a pleasure,” said the Coach in his Press conference via Football Italia.“We are going there to play in a very calm state of mind. I know you’re trying to put more pressure on us, but we put the pressure on ourselves because we want to keep improving.“We are still in with a good chance of qualifying from one of the toughest Champions League groups and are in good shape in Serie A, but don’t want to rest on our laurels.”Romelu Lukaku, Serie A, Inter MilanCapello calls Lukaku “a modern striker” Manuel R. Medina – September 14, 2019 The former Italian manager believes Romelu Lukaku is perfectly suited for Antonio Conte’s Internazionale Milan in the Serie A.Spalletti dropped a hint that full-back Sime Vrsaljko “is available” for this game.Roma are already nine points behind Inter, so could they definitively rule the Giallorossi out of the running for a top-four finish already?“Nothing is decisive yet. As I said earlier, Roma are one of those teams who could put together a run of important results. We’ve got to win as many games as possible without calculation.last_img read more

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Woman charged for threatening an Easter church service with gun

first_img Updated: 10:41 PM Posted: April 24, 2019 April 24, 2019 KUSI Newsroom, Woman charged for threatening an Easter church service with guncenter_img 00:00 00:00 spaceplay / pause qunload | stop ffullscreenshift + ←→slower / faster ↑↓volume mmute ←→seek  . seek to previous 12… 6 seek to 10%, 20% … 60% XColor SettingsAaAaAaAaTextBackgroundOpacity SettingsTextOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundSemi-TransparentOpaqueTransparentFont SettingsSize||TypeSerif MonospaceSerifSans Serif MonospaceSans SerifCasualCursiveSmallCapsResetSave SettingsSAN DIEGO (KUSI) – A woman who walked into a church service in Clairemont on Easter Sunday and allegedly made violent threats while carrying a gun and her 10-month-old baby was charged today with nine felony and misdemeanor counts.Anna Conkey, 31, is accused of bringing an unloaded gun into Easter Sunday services at the Mt. Everest Academy, which is leased by the non-denominational Church Tsidkenu.Dispatchers received a call at 12:02 p.m. Sunday from a person reporting the armed woman at an auditorium on the campus grounds, according to San Diego police Lt. Shawn Takeuchi.Conkey allegedly walked onto the stage during the service and “made threats that she was going to blow up the church” while waving a handgun around, the lieutenant said.Deputy District Attorney Matthew Greco said that before the service, she contacted San Diego police and a former employer and reported that a woman with a gun was going to “blow up the foundation of the church.” She then walked into the service and told the entire congregation that they were going to die, Greco alleged.Before police arrived, churchgoers were able to disarm her, but as bystanders were handing the pistol to the officers, Conkey lunged forward to grab the gun without success and was restrained by multiple police officers, Greco said.In light of the bomb threat, police used bomb-sniffing dogs to conduct a sweep of the area where the church services were being held, as well as Conkey’s car, the prosecutor said. No explosives were found, but ammunition matching the gun — which was registered to her — was located at her home, authorities said.Conkey brought her youngest child with her to the church service, and officers later located her 5-year-old daughter, Takeuchi said, adding that both children were found to be healthy and unhurt.He did not disclose where the 5-year-old was found.The children were taken into protective custody after their mother’s arrest, but Greco said they have since been released into the custody of family members.He said protective orders were filed Wednesday to prevent Conkey from coming into contact with either child, the church’s pastor and the church itself.Speaking to a potential motive, the prosecutor said, “It appears her actions are tied to some of her interpretations of her religious beliefs,” but he did not elaborate.Defense attorney Stephen Cline said Conkey’s family and friends have stated that the entire incident was “highly out of character.”The defendant’s mental health will likely play a role in future court proceedings, but attorneys stated it was too early to say to what degree.Greco said, “It’s clear that mental issues will play a role in this case. In terms of the extent and the scope, at this point, it is speculative to say.”Conkey, who’s being held in lieu of $1 million bail, faces more than 23 years in state prison if convicted of child cruelty, making criminal threats, possession of a firearm in a school zone, and a misdemeanor count of interfering with a religious service.She pleaded not guilty and is slated to return to court May 3 for a readiness conference. KUSI Newsroom Categories: Local San Diego News FacebookTwitterlast_img read more

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ASA Succession Planning Workshops is GPS for Protecting Family Farm

first_imgWhen planning your family vacation, you make sure you have every detail ready before traveling. You have the car’s oil checked and tank filled, make sure your hotel room is confirmed, you have your credit cards and that you have your GPS so you don’t get lost. Well, shouldn’t you do the same when it comes to protecting your family farm? ASA and eLegacyConnect have teamed up and are conducting two additional Succession Planning Workshops to provide you a roadmap to protecting your family farm. The Succession Planning Workshops titled “Five Keys to Effective Succession Planning,” will give you the directions you need to begin preparing your future to preserving the farm and passing a successful operation to a well-prepared next generation. The Succession Planning Workshops are sponsored by Farm Credit and AGCO, Illinois Soybean Association, Michigan Soybean Association and Ohio Soybean Association.The workshop dates cities and locations are:Dec. 4, 2014 in Moline, Ill. at Stoney Creek Hotel and Conference CenterJan. 15, 2015 in Columbus, Ohio at Renaissance Columbus DowntownThe workshops are open to all soybean producers and for ASA members, will have a registration fee of $50 for the first person in a family and $30 for each additional family member. For non ASA members, the registration fee for the first person in a family is $90 and a $70 fee charged for each additional person. To register, click here and choose which city and session you want to attend. The workshops are taught by Kevin Spafford, founder of Legacy by Design. Legacy by Design is a firm dedicated to succession planning for farm families and agribusiness owners. Over the last 10 years, he’s spearheaded initiatives to improve the way farmers, ranchers and agribusiness owners engage in the succession planning process.For more information about these workshops visit the ASA website www.soygrowers.com. For more information about eLegacyConnect, click here.last_img read more

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A Thanksgiving Message from ASA President John Heisdorffer

first_imgHello Soy Family,Thanksgiving at our house is a time for great food, reflection and, of course, gratitude.While this year has provided many challenges for soy growers and rural America, I am still grateful to farm each and every day and I’m especially grateful for the tireless work from the soy industry and farmers across the country.I know harvest season has a lot of farmers wondering where their beans are going to go, and at what price. The entire soy family, from ASA to USB to USSEC, has been thinking about that too. Trade concerns remain top of mind, but we’re also working to update transportation and infrastructure, pass a farm bill to bring more certainty to growers and promote regulations that help growers farm.Farming is a tough job, there’s no doubt about it, but it’s a rewarding job and one that I’m proud and grateful to do.As you enjoy Thanksgiving with friends and family this year I hope you’ll make time to think about what you’re grateful for, and know that my family is thankful for you and this industry.Happy Thanksgiving,The Heisdorffer Familylast_img read more

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Memorial Day events honor soldiers history

first_img? What: Memorial Day ceremonies.? Where: Vancouver Barracks.? When: Monday at:11 a.m. — Memorial Day ceremony at Clark County Veterans War Memorial.1 p.m. — “Post to Park” ceremony, Artillery Barracks in West Vancouver Barracks.SATURDAY? Fern Prairie Cemetery, 25700 N.E. Robinson Road, Camas. A Veterans of Foreign Wars honor guard will conduct the 11 a.m. ceremony. The names of soldiers buried at the cemetery will be read aloud. On Saturday, Sunday and Monday, cemetery board members will be available from 9 a.m. to dusk to answer questions and help visitors locate graves.MONDAY? Northwood Park Cemetery, 16407 N.E. 15th Ave., Ridgefield. A Veterans of Foreign Wars honor guard will conduct the 11 a.m. ceremony. An F-15 jet flyover is scheduled for 11:11 a.m. (weather permitting). The event is free and open to the public.? Washougal Cemetery, 3329 Q St. At the 11 a.m. event, members of several organizations will place wreaths at the cemetery flagpole to honor deceased veterans. An honor guard from Cape Horn American Legion Post 122 will participate. Members of the cemetery board will help visitors locate graves.? Camas Cemetery, 630 N.E. Oak St. Boy Scout Troop 562 will hold a ceremony at 9 a.m. at the flagpole. Members of Veterans of Foreign Wars will place flags in the cemetery. Cemetery staff and volunteers will help visitors locate graves on Saturday, Sunday and Monday.? Evergreen Memorial Gardens, 1101 N.E. 112th Ave., Vancouver. The 11 a.m. event is open to the public. An F-15 jet flyover is scheduled for 11:12 a.m. (weather permitting). Boy Scouts and a veterans honor guard will participate.last_img read more

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Moms online swap meet

first_imgAn online community for buying, selling and swapping baby and children’s clothes, toys and gear. The site also includes calendars with family activities, organized meet-ups and awards prizes to frequent users. Click here.The original Vancouver Kids Swap and Sale Facebook page was so popular that some members started separate pages for adult clothing and home goods. Check those out on Facebook by clicking here and “Vancouver Area Home Swap and Sale.”Any mother of young children knows nap time is when you can finally get something accomplished. For most, a load of laundry, a sink full of dishes or dinner prep is sufficient.For Erica Cyr, however, one little nap time chore managed to turn into something that now helps connect hundreds of Clark County mothers.Cyr had shopped consignment stores and Craigslist at different times when hunting for clothes, toys and gear for her son, Tristan. But she was most drawn to an online group through Facebook that helped moms unload unwanted items and purchase others. The group was focused out of Portland, though, and many of the users were even farther from Vancouver, in Oregon suburbs such as Beaverton and Hillsboro.So, one day in late March she created a Facebook group page exclusively for Clark County moms called Vancouver Kids Swap and Sale and invited a few of her own friends to join.last_img read more

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Injury crash on I5 at Federal Way spills glue

first_imgFEDERAL WAY — Transportation Department workers were spray-washing Interstate 5 lanes early Thursday at Federal Way, hours after a truck spilled a glue resin in an injury crash.The Washington State Patrol says the semi-truck hit a disabled minivan about 7 p.m. Wednesday near the Highway 18 interchange. The 55-year-old woman driving the minivan was taken to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle in serious condition.The 61-year-old truck driver was not hurt.The truck spilled about 20,000 gallons of resin that closed northbound lanes into the morning rush hour as workers removed the sticky mess.last_img read more

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New to the gym Experts offer advice

first_imgJoining a gym — either for the first time ever or just at a new facility — can be intimidating.You have to navigate an unfamiliar place, learn how to use equipment and risk possible embarrassment, all in order to break a sweat.But local gym managers say newcomers don’t need to fear starting a membership and offered some advice for gym newbies.The Columbian asked its Facebook fans and Twitter followers to share their gym pet peeves. Here are some of the responses:o When people don’t wipe their sweat off of the machine they just used.o People who don’t put the weights back when they’re done with them.o Peeing in the shower.o People who stare.o People who hog equipment.o People who must have a certain space in a classroom.o The extra-friendly naked people in the locker room.o DNA puddles.o The newbies who take three sets of dumbbells and then sit there on their iPhones.o Excessive grunting.o People who work out in Toms shoes.o Banging the weights together or dropping them on the floor.o Singing along loudly to music.“One of the most important things is the ability to be vulnerable and ask for help,” said James Wallace, manager at 24 Hour Fitness’ Vancouver 131st Avenue club. “There’s no such thing as a dumb question when it comes to fitness and exercise, because you’re talking about your health and the potential for injuries.”Most gyms have staff members and personal trainers available to demonstrate how equipment works and answer questions, Wallace said.Angela Brosius, director at Firstenburg Community Center, recommends people just beginning a workout routine consider utilizing a personal trainer. Trainers can create a program, set realistic goals, educate about safe lifting and advise on techniques and weight amounts, she said.Many gyms also offer exercise classes and other perks for members. Wallace recommends taking advantage of everything the gym has to offer.Classes can also be a good way to stay motivated, Brosius said. The classes provide accountability and can make workouts entertaining, she said.“For people that just can’t get motivated, classes are a great thing,” Brosius said.Having a workout partner — a friend, family member, co-worker or neighbor — you meet regularly at the gym can also help with accountability, she said.Brosius recommends taking steps to eliminate other potential pitfalls, such as packing your gym clothes for the week and leaving them in your car.“Even that little bit of chore you may have to do may stop you from doing it,” Brosius said of getting to the gym.last_img read more

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Sounders rally to tie Timbers 44

first_imgPORTLAND — Agony, then ecstasy. Ecstasy, then too much Dempsey.At the end of a captivating Saturday contest between Northwest rivals, the Portland Timbers left Providence Park feeling they gave away a win against their bitterest of rivals. Clint Dempsey scored three goals, two in the closing moments, as Seattle’s Sounders rallied for an improbable 4-4 draw.The tie was the third in as many home matches for the Timbers, who are still seeking their first win of 2014, five games into the Major League Soccer season. For Portland, the inability to turn away Seattle’s desperate attacking late in the match raised more serious questions, questions that are likely to overshadow a brilliant offensive outing.Defensive midfielder Diego Chara scored two goals on shots from outside the penalty area. Maximiliano Urruti added another, and Diego Valeri produced his first bit of magic this season. Until Dempsey was left unmarked for a finish in the 85th minute to give the Sounders life, the Timbers were poised for a statement win in the first Cascadia Cup battle of the season.“The competitor in me is dejected, and (the players) as well,” Timbers coach Caleb Porter said. “The coach in me is very encouraged by a lot of the things I saw today.”last_img read more

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