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Tiny Footprints, Big Discovery: Reptile Tracks Oldest Ever Found in Grand Canyon

Numerous hikers every day pass by the fallen boulder along the Bright Angel Trail in Grand Canyon National Park.

It may otherwise go undetected except for the 28 indentations– sloping footprints left by a little, reptile-like creature about 310 million years earlier– that cover the rock’s extensive surface area.

“It’s the earliest trackway ever discovered in the Grand Canyon in a period of rocks that nobody idea would have trackways in it, and they’re among the earliest reptile tracks in the world,” stated Steve Rowland, UNLV professor of geology who is studying the fossil trackways.

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Discovery Validates 230 Park Avenue South for its New Worldwide HQ

Home Entertainment and Media Company Leases Entire Flatiron Structure from TF Cornerstone

Approximately three months after its $14.6 billion acquisition of Scripps Networks Interactive, Discovery has verified the place of its new global head office at 230 Park Opportunity South, TF Foundation’s 386,000-square-foot office complex at the corner of 19th and Flatiron.

The cable network, which will inhabit the whole workplace part of the 13-story Gramercy Park building, is planning to take tenancy on phases, starting in fall of 2019 and continuing through mid-2020.

The area is stated to be a favorite with new media business, including Facebook and Spotify, which have offices there, which factored into Discovery’s decision, inning accordance with sources with knowledge of the offer.

In connection with the long-term lease signed by Discovery, TF Cornerstone said it will invest more than $40 million into structure upgrades and modernizations that include an expanded workplace lobby and outdoor courtyard. Discovery said it’s planning to add ground-floor studio and production area along with a roof balcony for workers.

Inning accordance with a TF Foundation spokesperson, the structure owner worked closely with its two existing tenants at 230 Park Opportunity South to end their leases early and help with move-outs, providing the flexibility had to accommodate Discovery’s move-in.

As soon as its brand-new house on Park Avenue is ready Discovery plans to consolidate its other regional office areas, consisting of 850 Third Avenue, Chelsea Market and 1180 Sixth Avenue. CoStar research shows Discovery renting 165,884 square feet at 850 Third Avenue. Discovery acquired the 118,850 square feet that it presently rents at 1180 Sixth Avenue when it acquired Scripps. The Scripps acquisition also brought Discovery the Food Network, which runs from 134,843 square feet at Chelsea Market, now owned by Google.

“TF Cornerstone is thrilled to welcome Discovery to 230 Park Avenue South and together expose the structure’s exceptional historical character while also improving its system and operations into of the premier Class An office complex in Midtown South,” stated Jake Elghanayan, principal at TF Foundation, in a statement.

Discovery revealed plans to transfer its present worldwide head office from the Washington DC residential area of Silver Spring, Maryland to New York City in January. Following its acquisition of Scripps, the combined company runs such cable television networks as Discovery, Food Network, HGTV, ID and TLC. It likewise owns the sports network Eurosport and has a stake in digital material generator Group 9 Media.

FOR THE RECORD: Cynthia Wasserberger, Michael Berg, Joe Judge and Hayley Schoener of Jones Lang LaSalle represented Discovery in its site selection and lease settlements. TF Cornerstone was represented by Bruce Mosler, Ethan Silverstein, Mark Mandell and John Peters of Cushman & & Wakefield.

Greece floods death toll rises to 20 with discovery of body

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AP Photo/Yorgos Karahalis A view of the harmed cemetery of Mandra town, west of Athens, Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. Greek authorities say three more individuals have actually been discovered dead from a flash flood that struck a district west of Athens, raising the total death toll to 19.

Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017|1:07 p.m.

ATHENS, Greece– Authorities in Greece state that the body of an 83-year-old male has been discovered in the Athens residential area of Mandra that was struck by flash flooding, raising the total death toll to 20.

The body was removed from debris on Sunday several kilometers from where the guy was last seen. He had actually gone searching when the lethal flash flood struck Wednesday.

2 people are still missing. The government has stated an emergency in areas in central and northern Greece hit by heavy rains recently. There were no casualties in those areas.

More heavy rain fell Sunday throughout Greece and the bad weather condition is expected to continue Monday.

Over 100 may require screening after discovery of tuberculosis at CCSD school

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of an Active tuberculosis case( Google Maps). LAS VEGAS( FOX5) – An active case of tuberculosis was discovered at a Clark County School District middle school in July, inning accordance with a district authorities. CCSD launched a declaration validating that an individual with tuberculosis might have touched with trainees and personnel at Fremont Middle school located at 1100 East St Louis Opportunity, near Maryland Parkway. The individual in concern has actually since passed away of the illness, inning accordance with the Southern Nevada Health District. CCSD would not verify whether the person was a staff member of the school.

District authorities stated a ParentLink message was sent to parents signaling them of the problem and included that agents from the SNHD will be in contact to pursue testing for their kids.

Complete statement from Clark County School District:

” Offering a safe, favorable knowing environment for our students is the top priority for the Clark County School District. When a school or the school district ends up being aware of a health problem, CCSD’s Health Services Department deals with agents from the Southern Nevada Health District to take proper action. Last month, when it was discovered that a person who was at Fremont Middle School had an active case of TB, the school sent out a ParentLink message to let parents know that agents from the Southern Nevada Health District would be calling families who would likely have to acquire testing for their kids. All moms and dads at the school were motivated to contact the SNHD if they had any questions or issues about possible indications of TB. As the new academic year begins next week, parents and personnel who have concerns concerning TB testing need to contact their certified healthcare supplier or the Southern Nevada Health District.”

The SNHD and CCSD’s Health Solutions Department are working closely to deal with the scenario before the new academic year begins on Aug. 14.

Moms and dads of students going to Fremont Middle School must contact the health district for additional questions and screening services.

Stay with FOX5 as we continue to follow this story.

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Producer: '' Star Trek: Discovery' ' delayed to maintain quality

Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017|1 a.m.

LOS ANGELES– The best of “Star Trek: Discovery” on CBS All Access was held off 9 months to preserve the quality of the brand name.

Executive Producer Alex Kurtzman told the Tv Critics Association Tuesday that they “invested a lot of time” discussing how to develop this new world for TV that felt genuine to the “Star Trek” universe.

He stated “it became clearer and clearer” that the targeted January debut would “compromise the quality of the show,” so it was pushed with the true blessing of CBS Chairman and CEO Leslie Moonves.

“Star Trek: Discovery” stars Sonequa Martin-Green as the main character, First Officer Michael Burnham.

The series best will relay on CBS Sept. 24. Immediately following, the very first and second episodes will stream on CBS All Gain access to. New episodes will hit on Sundays.