Transportation minister Amaechi buries brother, says death huge responsibility

Transportation minister Amaechi buries brother, says death huge responsibility

Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi on Sept. 12, buried his elder brother, Charles Amaechi, in his country home Ubima, Rivers State.Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi on Sept. 12, buried his elder brother, Charles Amaechi, in his country home Ubima, Rivers State.

Amaechi, in a statement made available to newsmen in Abuja, said the death left a huge family responsibility on him as it would be difficult to combine both family and official responsibilities.

The minister spoke during a church service organised for the deceased at the St. Theresa Catholic Church, Ubima

“He has left us with a huge responsibility that I never imagined would be so soon to confront and a challenge that I lack the capacity to discharge.

”Chikamkpa, Lemchi, Obinna, Judith and I will find it difficult to come to terms with his death. We can only pray that Dede rests in the bossom of the Lord.

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PBOT Rolls Out Electric Bikes in Huge Expansion of Biketown Into East Portland

The Portland Bureau of Transportation today announced a major expansion of the geographic footprint of the Biketown bike-sharing program and the availability of 500 new electric bikes.

Previously, Biketown allowed cyclists to rent bikes using a phone app from kiosks located in central parts of Portland. The area now stretches further north and east, as the map below shows (expansion areas in orange). The service area will now cover 32 square miles.

“I am so pleased that Biketown is finally being deployed in East Portland,” Transportation Commissioner Chloe Eudaly said in a statement. “This expansion is a significant advancement for transportation equity in East Portland, and it will increase sustainable transportation options for our entire city. I hope that the introduction of electric pedal-assist bikes to our fleet will encourage more Portlanders to try biking, and I look forward to the continued expansion.”

PBOT expects the fleet of e-bikes to

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Second Annual Bike Giveaway is a Huge Success

By Jennifer L. Warren

NEWBURGH – “If you want to go fast, go alone; if you want to go far; let’s go together.”
It’s a mantra that Jarrod Lang, owner of blacc vanilla café on South Street in the City of Newburgh, refers to often, and lives by daily. A lifelong resident of Newburgh, Lang has seen the place he loves go through an ensemble of trials and tribulations over the four decades he has called it home. He also is well versed on the incredible potential and beautiful people it possesses.

“I’m a 44 year veteran of this street corner,” said Lang, as he gazes up South Street from his 197 South Street business. “Coming back to this same spot, where the block and people who raised me are, and giving back

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50 Indy car wins milestone is huge, not just for me

“I never thought this was ever possible,” said Dixon whose 50 wins have been accumulated in 329 races, and 49 of them have been for Ganassi. “I was very lucky and very fortunate to race in a lot of junior categories, made it to IndyCar.

“The first win [for PacWest Racing] came in a strange way at Nazareth, Pennsylvania, in a fuel-mileage race. That was definitely a shock. Then obviously the milestone that we reached today is huge – not for just me.

“It’s amazing what this team has been able to achieve with championships, Indy 500s. As always,

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Tidrick rises above huge field to win Thunder Car Challenge at WVSO

70-cars and trucks converged on Wenatchee Valley’s Super Oval Saturday night for a huge night of racing on Johnson Electric Night. 30-of the cars were in the Dick’s Heating and Air Conditioning Thunder Car challenge, the largest field of its kind in the northwest this season.

Eric Granstrom and Greg Rentz had the call on the NCWLIFE Channel…

WVSO Highlights 2020-08-22

WVSO Highlights 2020-08-22

Ingram grabs checkered flag in Roadrunner main

WVSO Plumb Perfect Roadrunner Main Event Results

Jared Ingram finished first in the Plumb Perfect Roadrunner main event, followed by Brandon Knouf and Alberto Navarette.

Larson wins again at WVSO in Midgets

WVSO Northwest Focus Midgets Main Event Results

The checkered flag fell for Monroe’s Nick Larson in the Northwest Focus Midget main event. Buckley’s Rebel Jackson, Jr. took second while Burien’s Marty Rosler battled for third.

B-Mod main goes to Holaday, again

WVSO Holaday's Custom Muffler B-Mod Main Event Results

Wenatchee’s Chad Holaday was once again a winner in the Holaday’s Custom Muffler B-Mod main event. Rocky Crocker was second, followed by Moses

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Huge savings on spare parts, extended warranty explained

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Starting today, Audi India has rolled out a comprehensive service campaign. It is called #ReadyToDrive and allows a customer to get huge discounts on spare parts, extended warranty or even service plans. On select compatible cars, the Audi MyConnect dongle will be provided at just 50 per cent of the cost. On eligible cars, extended warranty as well as other service plans will attract a 20 per cent lower cost. A complimentary lube service will be provided to cars that are more than five years old. For all models, if a customer is purchasing accessories or merchandise or even picks up something from the Audi collection, he/she will get 10 per cent off. On spare parts like disc brake pads, brake sensors or even the discs themselves, Audi India workshops are offering 20 per cent off.

This offer is valid only from August 17

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