North Dakota man who died of Covid-19 wins seat in state legislature

first_img– Advertisement – North Dakota Covid-19 cases are rising sharply. Johns Hopkins University “He had a lot of feelings for his county … and wanting to make things better, and his heart was in farming. He wanted things better for farmers and the coal industry,” his mother, Pat Andahl, told The Bismarck Tribune at the time. State officials told the newspaper that it was not clear what would happen if Andahl won the election.“What we have found is most legal authority, the general rule is that the next person up (in the November election results) does not rise up,” Legislative Council Director John Bjornson told the newspaper. He added that it was “all new. We haven’t encountered this, that we’re aware.”North Dakota Secretary of State Al Jaeger said in an email Wednesday that the state would follow an opinion issued by the attorney general last month.That opinion indicated that Andahl could be legally elected but that his death creates a vacancy, which should be filled via an appointment from the state’s Republicans.The coronavirus is spreading rapidly in North Dakota, where the test positivity rate has climbed above 12%, according to local health officials. Nearly 50,000 people in the state of about 750,000 have tested positive and 555 have died.According to the unofficial tally, Nehring won 6,763 votes, or about 40% of those cast, and Andahl won 5,901, or about 36%. Voters could choose two candidates. Democrats Kathrin Volochenko and Linda Babb won fewer than 2,000 votes each, for about 12% and 10% of the vote. Voters enter a early voting site inside the Bismarck Event Center as the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak continues in Bismarck, North Dakota, October 26, 2020.Bing Guan | Reuterscenter_img – Advertisement – A North Dakota Republican who died of Covid-19 last month has won a seat in the state legislature, according to unofficial results posted by the secretary of state’s office.David Andahl was one of two Republicans elected to represent the state’s 8th District in the North Dakota House of Representatives, earning more than triple the votes of the nearest Democratic candidate. Dave Nehring won the other seat.The Associated Press reported in October that Andahl had died of complications from the coronavirus. He was 55.- Advertisement – – Advertisement –last_img read more

Tiger sued over restaurant staffer’s drink driving death: report

first_img Tiger Woods faces a lawsuit from the parents of a staffer at his Florida restaurant who died in a drink driving accident after allegedly being overserved alcohol, TMZ reported.The parents of Nicholas Immesberger, who died last December at age 24, filed the lawsuit saying their son had worked as a bartender at The Woods in Jupiter, Florida, and knew the golf star personally, the celebrity website reported.The news broke hours after Woods played his opening practice round for the 101st PGA Championship, the year’s second major golf tournament which starts Thursday at Bethpage Black on Long Island in New York.Woods snapped a 11-year major win drought by winning the Masters last month and seeks his 16th career major title this week. He was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom last week at a White House ceremony.The restaurant’s manager is Erica Herman, who is Woods’s girlfriend and, according to TMZ, recruited Immesberger to the restaurant.According to TMZ, Immesberger finished his shift on December 10 but stayed at The Woods to drink at the restaurant and was allegedly served to the point of “severe intoxication” before being sent out to his car.Immesberger lost control of his car that evening while driving home and crashed, dying in the accident, according to the report, which also said Immesberger had a blood alcohol level of .256, more than three times the legal limit.WATCH: This is Arjun Tendulkar’s maiden scalp from the T20 Mumbai LeagueThe family claims Woods and Herman knew Immesberger had a habitual problem with alcohol but allowed him to be served anyway.The lawsuit alleges Woods and Herman had been drinking with Immesberger just days before the crash and “reasonably should have known” he was a “habitual drunkard,” according to TMZ.Immesberger’s parents sued Woods directly claiming he “was directly responsible for ensuring that his employees and management … were not over serving its employees/customers,” according to the report.The lawsuit was filed in Palm Beach County, Florida. It seeks medical costs and funeral damages plus other “appropriate damages.”READ: Afridi lambasted over sexist remarks in autobiography Last Updated: 14th May, 2019 18:51 IST Tiger Sued Over Restaurant Staffer’s Drink Driving Death: Report Tiger Woods faces a lawsuit from the parents of a staffer at his Florida restaurant who died in a drink driving accident after allegedly being overserved alcohol. Press Trust Of India LIVE TV Written By WATCH US LIVEcenter_img FOLLOW US SUBSCRIBE TO US COMMENT First Published: 14th May, 2019 18:51 ISTlast_img read more

Galatasaray given European ban for breach of financial fair play

first_imgGalatasaray have been suspended from European competition for a year for breaching financial fair play rules, Uefa has confirmed.The club will be excluded from the Champions League or Europa League if they qualify this season or next.European football’s governing body said in January that the Turkish champions had broken regulations on the level of financial losses allowed.The Istanbul club is currently fifth in Turkey’s Super League.Finishing in that position would leave Galatasaray outside the qualifying places for next season’s Champions League and Europa League.The 2000 Uefa Cup winners have played in the Champions League for the past four seasons, going out at the group stage of this season’s competition. They dropped into the Europa League but lost to Lazio at the last-32 stage.Galatasaray official Iskender Baydar said that club directors are “examining the text of the decision” and will issue a statement later.–Follow Joy Sports on Twitter: @JoySportsGH. Our hashtag is #JoySportslast_img read more