Blue Ridge Fire: Evacuation orders remain as wind-driven blaze advances toward homes in Yorba Linda

YORBA LINDA, Calif. (KABC) — A brush fire that rapidly spread to at least 8,000 acres at 0% containment is threatening homes, triggering thousands of mandatory evacuations in Yorba Linda and Chino Hills, and for a number of homes in Brea.

The Blue Ridge Fire initially broke out just before 1 p.m. Monday in the area of Green River Road near the Green River Golf course and the 91 Freeway, near Chino Hills State Park. It was initially named the Green Fire and then changed to the Blue Ridge Fire, for Blue Ridge Drive in Yorba Linda.

Fire officials say the fire poses an immediate threat to residences in Yorba Linda. The blaze also made a push toward Chino Hills but no homes were damaged as officials hope a shift in weather conditions and winds Tuesday will aid their fight.

At least one single-family home was seen damaged from flames

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Euronext resolves mix up of buy and sell orders on trades struck on Tuesday

By Kanishka Singh

Oct 21 (Reuters)Exchange operator Euronext ENX.PA said that there was mix up of buy and sell orders on a number of trades struck on Tuesday and later told Reuters that the issue was resolved by Wednesday evening as it battled to handle trading glitches after a huge outage earlier this week.

“It has been identified that some of the 19/10 trades sent yesterday to the CCPs (central counterparty clearing house) had the wrong buy/sell direction”, Euronext said earlier on Wednesday.

“Reverse trades will be sent after trading hours in order to neutralize the error”, it added.

“The issue is now solved”, the company said in an emailed statement late on Wednesday.

A series of glitches on Monday disrupted several of Western Europe’s major stock exchanges and raised concerns about the risk of one operator hosting so many bourses.

The outage was at least the

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DM orders FIR against contractor for poor construction of UPSRTC bus station & women’s hospital, suspends jr engineer | Bareilly News

Pilibhit: District magistrate (DM) Pulkit Khare has ordered the lodging of an FIR against Mukesh Arora — the contractor who built both the UP State Road Transport Corporation (UPSRTC) bus station and the 50-bed Puranpur women’s hospital — and the suspension of junior engineer Sikandar Pal of Uttar Pradesh State Construction Corporation Limited (UPSCCL), the government agency assigned by the state administration to carry out the projects, for shoddy construction quality of both buildings.
In addition, he has pulled up V K Gangwar, UPSRTC assistant regional manager, for negligence in regularly inspecting and reviewing the quality of construction. Khare had made a surprise inspection of the two buildings being constructed on Tuesday.
The total construction cost of the bus station had been assessed at Rs 5.36 crore, while the women’s hospital had a budget of Rs 5.14 crore. Construction work of the bus station was scheduled for completion on October
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Lina Hidalgo quietly postponing Harris County foreclosures with executive orders

Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo has been quietly postponing real estate foreclosures through executive orders, shutting down the facility where those auctions are held and providing relief to struggling homeowners.

Citing health concerns, Hidalgo has shut down the Bayou City Event Center on the first Tuesday of the month — the day foreclosure auctions must be held under state law — every month since

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Commission orders Nebraska GOP to stop contractor’s robocalls | Articles

LINCOLN — The Nebraska Public Service Commission again ordered the Nebraska Republican Party to stop contracting with a Missouri company to place robocalls in the contentious District 1 legislative race.

State regulators Tuesday unanimously ratified the cease and-desist order against the Nebraska GOP and its auto-dialing contractor, Kansas City-based Remington Research Group, on Tuesday, one week after initially approving it.

The second vote was necessary because of an error in publishing the notice of the Oct. 7 meeting.

Earlier this month, District 1 legislative candidate Janet Palmtag filed a complaint claiming that a robocall placed by the Nebraska GOP falsely said Palmtag was lying about endorsements from several prominent Republicans, including former Gov. Dave Heineman and Rep. Jeff Fortenberry.

The state commission found that the robocalls placed on behalf of incumbent State Sen. Julie Slama — appointed in 2018 to the Legislature by Gov. Pete Ricketts —violated state law because

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