The NCAA Division I Men’s Hockey Championship is headed back to Colorado, as Loveland’s Budweiser Events Center will be the site of the West Regional in 2020 and 2021. Denver, roughly an hour south, will serve as host.The arena is home to the Colorado Eagles of the American Hockey League, a Colorado Avalanche affiliate. This is a first for the Budweiser Events Center. The dates are set for March 27-28, 2020 and March 27-28, 2021.The West Regional has been held in the Dakotas or St. Paul, Minnesota, for the past six years. It’s only left those three states twice in the past decade.“Everyone looks forward to the opportunity to bring NCAA hockey to the great fans in the Rocky Mountain area,” DU athletic director Ron Grahame said in a team release.The last time Colorado hosted an NCAA regional was 2008, when The Broadmoor World Arena was the site of the West Regional. Colorado College earned an at-large bid out of the Western Collegiate Hockey Association but … [Read more...] about Loveland announced as site of 2020, 2021 NCAA Division I hockey West Regional
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Associated Press Updated 9:11 am CST, Tuesday, February 26, 2019 This Feb. 22, 2019 photo shows Peter Prengaman, an award-winning multiformat global news manager, who has been appointed to lead The Associated Press’ West Region. Prengaman will be based in Phoenix and will oversee a team of text, photo and video journalists covering general news and politics in 13 western states. less This Feb. 22, 2019 photo shows Peter Prengaman, an award-winning multiformat global news manager, who has been appointed to lead The Associated Press’ West Region. Prengaman will be based in Phoenix and will ... more Photo: Silvia Izquierdo, AP Photo: Silvia Izquierdo, AP Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 This Feb. 22, 2019 photo shows Peter Prengaman, an award-winning … [Read more...] about Prengaman named to lead AP’s West Region
But that's not the only reason Brexit is likely to have a huge impact in the area. When the British parliament massively rejected Theresa May's Brexit deal last month, UK supermarket Tesco chairman John Allan sarcastically commented that Britain would have no problem in coping with a no-deal, provided it is ‘happy to live on spam and canned peaches’. In the Nouvelle-Aquitaine especially - which exports millions of euros worth of wines and food to the UK each year - Allan's comments might have felt a little too close to the bone. His words came amid a flurry of warnings from UK businesses about how a no-deal - which looks increasingly likely - would harm British industry. But with less than five weeks to go until Brexit, businesses in Nouvelle-Aquitaine are also holding their breath. READ ALSO: This map of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine shows where Brits have settled there. … [Read more...] about Why south west France has much to fear if Brexit goes pear-shaped
The motorists protest group aims to demonstrate its anger over the increasing cost of filling up with fuel by blockading roads, bringing traffic all over the country to a standstill. The protests have also come to symbolise apparent divisions between France’s governing elite in Paris, namely President Macron, and the country’s rural poor who will be hit hardest by increased prices as they rely heavily on cars to get around. Rather than having a central organising body, the gilets jaunes are often individuals using social media to form informal protest groups. As such, the exact locations, times and scale of the blockades are hard to pin down. READ ALSO: Taking a look at the south west of France, many blockades are expected in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region. In Dordogne the prefecture is warning motorists to stay off the roads unless it is absolutely necessary. Authorities in the department are also warning … [Read more...] about Fuel protests: Where are Saturday’s planned road blocks in south west France?
PUBLISHED: 12:26 09 October 2018 | UPDATED: 12:27 09 October 2018 Delegates at the Norwich Trade Mission Dinner in Exeter. Picture: Theo Moye © Theo Moye. All Rights Reserved The potential to improve trade between East Anglia and the South West of England is being explored by business leaders following an event held in partnership by two regional transport hubs. From left: Richard Pace and Doug Field at the Norwich Trade Mission dinner. Picture: Theo MoyeThe two regions have been brought closer together since the launch of direct flights between the cities, which has seen passenger numbers increase by 15% year on year. The event, held by Norwich Airport and Exeter Airport, was focussed on the opportunities available to the area’s food and drink industry. Doug Field, chairman of the New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP), was the guest of honour at the event hosted by the Earl and Countess of Devon. He said: “This visit to the South West has been really … [Read more...] about Fresh drive to improve trade between East Anglia and South West with air links