first_imgHome / Daily Dose / Remembering FDIC’s First Chief Economist About Author: Christina Hughes Babb 2020-11-13 Christina Hughes Babb in Daily Dose, Featured, News Previous: The Road to Mortgage Industry Innovation Next: FHA 2020 Report Shows How It Helped Struggling Homeowners Richard Alan BrownFollowing a four-year battle with brain cancer, Dr. Richard Alan Brown, 58, died November 8.The Ashburn, Virginia, resident served as the first Chief Economist at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), where, according to an obituary on the Adams-Green Funeral Home site, “he was an integral part of the agency’s response to The Great Recession in the late 2000s.”“Rich was the consummate professional, with an accomplished career that set him apart from others, and yet, he never allowed his status to change the manner in which he engaged others,” said Andrea Riche, Chief, International Affairs, FDIC. “He was a kind, honest, and encouraging man with an unparalleled ability to find solutions to problems and get things done.”Brown frequently spoke to bankers and other trade groups about the economy, and he was a source sought after by the Wall Street Journal, Business Week, CNBC, and other media outlets for insight, according to his bio on the FDIC’s website. (The FDIC, in lieu of a comment, directed DS News to the 2003 press release announcing his appointment).Later, from 2018-2019, Brown served on the White House Council of Economic Advisors, where he specialized in financial regulation and managed that part of the Economic Report of the President.Those close to Brown say the savings and loan crisis of the 1980s “propelled him into a career in public service.”Ed Delgado, Chairman, Five Star Global, told DS News, “To say that Rich was respected and beloved by his colleagues, at the FDIC and abroad, would be an understatement.”According to the tribute to Brown, his family believes his cancer possibly resulted from exposure to debris at the World Trade Center on 9/11.”That morning, Rich was at a conference on the ground floor of the Marriott World Trade Center while his wife and two oldest sons were in their hotel room on the 15th floor,” according to the tribute. “Rich knew exactly where to meet his family on their way down the stairs and safely escorted them to battery park in lower Manhattan before the collapse of the south tower.”In his personal life, Brown was a fan of cycling, history, and baseball. He is survived by his wife of 31 years, Catherine Brown, and four adult sons.His funeral was held Friday at St. Theresa Catholic Church in Ashburn.You can read the tribute to Brown in full by clicking here. The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Christina Hughes Babb is a reporter for DS News and MReport. A graduate of Southern Methodist University, she has been a reporter, editor, and publisher in the Dallas area for more than 15 years. During her 10 years at Advocate Media and Dallas Magazine, she published thousands of articles covering local politics, real estate, development, crime, the arts, entertainment, and human interest, among other topics. She has won two national Mayborn School of Journalism Ten Spurs awards for nonfiction, and has penned pieces for Texas Monthly,, Dallas Observer, Edible, and the Dallas Morning News, among others. Related Articles  Print This Post Sign up for DS News Daily The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago November 13, 2020 2,209 Views Share Save Remembering FDIC’s First Chief Economist Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Subscribelast_img read more

first_imgThe center’s head, Joko Waluyo, explained that the laboratory was equipped with two real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR) testing kits and nine pieces of conventional equipment that supported the laboratory’s fast-test procedures.”Right after the ministry appointed us [as a COVID-19 referral laboratory], some hospitals immediately sent us samples to be tested,” he said on Thursday, adding that the laboratory had completed 18 sample tests, each of which required eight hours of testing.Joko promised that the testing time would be optimized, adjusting to the large number of samples that would be sent to the laboratory.Read also: COVID-19: Central Java to set up more isolation facilities, prepare for worst-case scenario “The laboratory is expected to help hospitals in Central Java in testing suspected COVID-19 cases,” Central Java Governor Ganjar Pranowo said during his visit to the laboratory on Thursday.Ganjar gave assurances that the laboratory could provide a fast outcome within hours, with results for samples submitted before 12 p.m. ready by the afternoon and results for samples arriving afterward ready by the next day.”The faster, the better,” Ganjar said.The governor said he expected the Health Ministry to soon authorize more COVID-19 laboratories to ensure faster handling of the disease.He said Kariadi Hospital in Semarang was appointed a referral laboratory to conduct the tests, but it needed to further prepare.At least 15 laboratories across the country have been authorized by the Health Ministry to carry out COVID-19 tests.As of Wednesday, Central Java had 38 cases, with four fatalities that were linked to COVID-19. (trn)Topics : A laboratory in Central Java has been authorized by the Health Ministry to independently carry out COVID-19 tests on patients’ samples, allowing for a faster process of identifying cases of infection in the province.The institution, the Center for Research and Development of Vector and Reservoir Diseases (B2P2VRP) in Salatiga, can examine up to 40 samples per day. Now that an authorized laboratory is present, Central Java will no longer have to send samples of patients to laboratories in Yogyakarta or Jakarta.last_img read more

first_imgGodwin Enakhena, who until recently was chairman of MFM FC, has been elevated to sports administrator of MFM worldwide.Daniel Olukoya, who is the General Overseer MFM Worldwide, is MFM FC new chairman, while Emmanuel Aiyeyun has been appointed MFM FC director.Enakhena’s new responsibilities include:1) He has now been saddled with the responsibility of re-jiggling the rested annual DKO Olukoya International Youth Football competition that used to be held at MFM Prayer City2) He is to ensure that sporting events like the annual basketball, tennis and athletics competitions that have been rested are brought back immediately3) The above sporting events are to enjoy same attention as MFM FC4) The reintroduction of the DKO Youth Football competition will give MFM youths across Nigeria and beyond a sense of belonging and also serve as recruitment ground for players into MFM FC5) This is in response to the yearnings of MFM youths, who have subtly protested the neglect of other sports in the church since the promotion of MFM FC to the NPFL.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegramlast_img read more

first_imgDeCourcy’s best of 30 years: Sporting News’ Mike DeCourcy ranks the best games he has witnessed from 30 years’ worth of NCAA Tournament coverage. The thrill of victory…: Sporting News staff recall their favorite memories of the NCAA Tournament. …And the agony of defeat: Sporting News staff recalls their most heartbreaking memories from the NCAA Tournament. Get your tissues ready. MORE: Watch March Madness games live & on-demand with fuboTV (7-day trial)With so many heavyweights remaining, there should be plenty of close games coming up. We’re at the point when even the 1-seeds must go up against tough opposition. North Carolina will face Auburn, Gonzaga will face Florida State and Duke will play Virginia Tech this week in the Sweet 16. Even better matchups could arrive in the Elite Eight over the weekend. Sporting News is here to make sure you know how to tune in to the next two rounds of March Madness. Here’s everything you’ll need to know to watch the Sweet 16 and Elite Eight matchups both live on TV and streaming online.SN’s MARCH MADNESS HQLive NCAA bracket | Live scoreboard | Full TV scheduleTV channels, live stream for Sweet 16 gamesThe NCAA Tournament’s Sweet 16 and Elite 8 will be broadcast by TBS and CBS. CBS holds the broadcast rights for the Final Four (April 6) and national championship (April 8) games.The primary outlet for live-streaming 2019 NCAA Tournament games is March Madness Live, the NCAA’s digital platform available on desktop and by downloading the mobile app. You can also stream games live by signing up for fuboTV, which offers a free seven-day trial.Jim Nantz, Grant Hill, Bill Raftery and Tracy Wolfson are CBS’s lead broadcast team and will call the Final Four national semifinals and championship game.MORE: Ranking every Sweet 16 team’s chances to win it allNCAA Tournament schedule 2019South RegionalLouisville, Ky.March 28, 30CBS, TBSWest RegionalAnaheim, Calif.March 28, 30CBS, TBSEast RegionalWashington, D.C.March 29, 31CBS, TBSMidwest RegionalKansas City, Mo.March 29, 31CBSFinal FourMinneapolisApril 6CBSNational championshipMinneapolisApril 8CBSMORE: How to watch, stream every NCAA Tournament game onlineMarch Madness Sweet 16 scheduleThursday, March 28MatchupTimeTV(1) Gonzaga 72, (4) Florida State 587:09 p.m. ETCBS(3) Purdue 99, (2) Tennessee 947:29 p.m. ETTBS(3) Texas Tech 63, (2) Michigan 449:39 p.m. ETCBS(1) Virginia 53, (12) Oregon 499:59 p.m. ETTBSFriday, March 29MatchupTimeTV(2) Michigan State 80, (3) LSU 637:09 p.m. ETCBS(5) Auburn 97, (1) UNC 807:15 p.m. ETTBS(1) Duke 75, (4) Virginia Tech 739:39 p.m. ETCBS(2) Kentucky 62, (3) Houston 589:59 p.m. ETTBSMarch Madness Elite Eight scheduleSaturday, March 30MatchupTimeTV(3) Texas Tech 75, (1) Gonzaga 696:09 p.m. ETTBS(1) Virginia 80, (3) Purdue 758:49 p.m. ETTBSSunday, March 31MatchupTimeTV(5) Auburn 77, (2) Kentucky 712:20 pm. ETCBS(2) Michigan State 68, (1) Duke 675:05 p.m. ETCBSWhen does Match Madness 2019 end?March Madness will conclude on April 8 with the national championship game in Minneapolis. From there, it will be roughly seven months before college basketball starts back up again.Printable 2019 NCAA Tournament bracketYou can get an updated, printable NCAA Tournament bracket here to fill out before the tournament begins. Sporting News will continue to update the bracket as games are played.March Madness features from Sporting News”40 Minutes of Hell” to Hog Heaven: Nolan Richardson’s 1993-94 Arkansas team will go down as one of the most fun SEC title-winning teams of all time. It was something he built, one minute at a time.A barrier-breaking title: The 1961-62 Cincinnati Bearcats made history when they started four black players in their NCAA title game win over Ohio State. We remember the importance of that groundbreaking win.An Oral History of Steph Curry’s 2008 Breakout: In 2008, a little-known, baby-faced guard from Davidson completely took over the NCAA Tournament.Upset City: Reliving the wildest opening venue in NCAA Tournament history.The Fagan Jinx: They’re not just upset “alerts” when Sporting News’ Ryan Fagan is in attendance. Recapping the many improbable upsets Fagan has been on hand to witness. More than a timeout: The 1993 NCAA Tournament is more than Chris Webber’s ill-fated timeout in the national championship game against UNC. Danny and the Miracles: Recalling Kansas’ improbable 1988 title run.Chalmers’ shot still resonates: Mario Chalmers never gets tired talking about his 3-pointer against Memphis in 2008. The 2019 NCAA Tournament was not kind to underdogs in its first two rounds. No. 12 Oregon was the only double-digit seed to advance to the Sweet 16, and its status as a power conference school diminishes its Cinderella appeal.But don’t confuse the lack of upsets so far with a lack of competition: 1-seed Duke almost lost to UCF on Sunday, needing a defensive stop as time expired to advance, while 2-seed Tennessee required overtime to beat Iowa in the Round of 32.last_img read more