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UW center Joe Hedstrom had a big scare when his father almost lost his life from a bicycle accident

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UW redshirt freshman center Joe Hedstrom had a big scare scare when his father almost lost his life from a bicycle accident on April 5. (Photo: Rick Wood, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel)

MADISON – Joe Hedstrom feared the worst when he learned the details of the gruesome injuries his father suffered during a bicycle accident on April 5 in Minnesota.

Peter Hedstrom suffered a traumatic brain injury, a skull fracture, a broken collarbone, three broken ribs, bruised lungs and a fractured ear canal.

“Once you hear that you break down a little bit,” Hedstrom, a redshirt freshman center on the Wisconsin men’s basketball team, said by phone Tuesday. “Your thoughts when things happen like that tend to go to the worst-case scenario. So, I definitely thought about things like that.”

About losing his father, who is only 59.

Later that night, doctors delivered an encouraging update.

“It was

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Recon Technology Signed A $2.8M Contract for Provision of Detailed Design of Heavy Oil Transportation System in Garraf Oilfield

BEIJING, May 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Recon Technology, Ltd. (NASDAQ: RCON) (“Recon” or the “Company”) today announced it signed a $2.8 million engineering and construction service subcontract with Grand Energy Development Limited on a heavy oil transportation system project (the “Project”) in Garraf oilfield in Iraq for the services that Recon has provided. Pursuant to the subcontract, Recon shall carry out all the engineering design services, provide the technical support to the procurement, construction, commissioning activities and provide the training services of the heavy oil transportation system project.

Garraf oilfield is located in the province of Thi Qar, Iraq, approximately 5km north-west of Al-Refaei city and 85km north of Nasiriya city. The oilfield is 17.5km long and 5.5km wide. It is estimated to hold 1.3 billion barrels of oil reserves. Based on the Final Development Plan approved by the Government of Iraq in 2018, the oilfield is undergoing

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Police: Drug distribution syndicate busted with arrests of four individuals, RM1m narcotics, cash, vehicle seized | Malaysia

KL police chief Comm Datuk Seri Mazlan Lazim said police busted a drug distribution syndicate following the arrests of five individuals in several locations throughout the city centre last week. — Picture by Firdaus Latif
KL police chief Comm Datuk Seri Mazlan Lazim said police busted a drug distribution syndicate following the arrests of five individuals in several locations throughout the city centre last week. — Picture by Firdaus Latif

KUALA LUMPUR, April 27 — Police busted a drug distribution syndicate following the arrests of five individuals in several locations throughout the city centre last week, including seizing narcotics worth almost RM885,000.

City police chief Commissioner Datuk Seri Mazlan Lazim said the first arrest took place near a condominium along Jalan Ipoh around 9.40am on April 22.

“A team from the Sentul district’s Narcotics Crime Investigation Department first detained a 19-year-old youth before a search on his vehicle found 3kg of ecstasy pills worth RM240,000. The police subsequently seized the suspect’s vehicle worth RM40,000.

“Initial investigations revealed that the suspect was actively involved in drug distribution activities around Klang Valley since October 2019,” he said

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Vehicle strikes pedestrian, kills dog on Highway 246 in Buellton – KEYT

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BUELLTON, Calif. – Santa Barbara County firefighters responded to a collision involving a vehicle and pedestrian at Highway 246 and Sycamore Drive in Buellton.

The incident occurred around 8:20 p.m. on Thursday.

Santa Barbara County Fire responded with two fire engines and a battalion chief. CALSTAR also responded with an aerial ambulance and AMR with a ground ambulance.

SB County Fire said the first arriving engine at the scene reported finding a victim who had been struck by a vehicle.

The victim was described as a woman who had been walking her dog across the street. Sadly, the dog died at the scene.

The woman is being airlifted to Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital for the treatment of traumatic injuries.

SBC Fire is staying on scene to help with cleanup.

CHP is also on scene. They closed Highway 246 at Riverview and Valley Dairy around 9:48

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Transport Vocabulary – Learn English Vocabulary

Learn English Vocabulary


Transport Vocabulary



Useful Vocabulary









an aeroplane / a plane
a bicycle / a cycle
a boat
a bus
a car

(aero)plane(s)

(bi)cycle(s)

boat(s)

bus(es)

car(s)

a helicopter
a lorry
a moped
a (motor)bike
a ship

helicopter(s)

lorry(lorries)

moped(s)

(motor)bike(s)

ship(s)

a submarine / a sub
a tanker
a taxi
a train
a tram

submarine(s) / sub(s)

tanker(s)

taxi(s)

train(s)

tram(s)

an underground train / a tube train
a van
a yacht

tube train(s) /

underground train(s)

van(s)

yacht(s)

SoundPronunciation Click hereSound
Now try the flash cards

Build Up

How do you get there?







By air
an aeroplane / a plane
At the airport. / On the runway. / In the air.

a helicopter

At the airport. / On the helipad. / In the air.

By road

a car

On the motorway. / On the road. / In the garage.

a taxi

At the taxi rank. / On the road. / In the garage.

a moped

On the

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DaBaby Allegedly Attacked Driver After Argument About Smoking in Vehicle

UPDATED 5/5, 6:00 p.m. ET: After the news surfaced, DaBaby took to IG to refute the reports. “100% False,” he wrote. “The devil gone always try you when you doing good.”

See original story below. 

DaBaby has allegedly become involved in another physical altercation.

A Las Vegas driver claims that the rapper attacked him during an argument, TMZ reports. Last November, the driver picked up DaBaby and his crew in a Sprinter van. After they made a few stops, DaBaby and his friends wanted to smoke a joint and the driver said no.

The situation escalated from there. Police say the crew began cursing the driver out and threatened him. When they arrived at the Hard Rock Hotel and the driver asked to be paid, DaBaby allegedly punched him in the back of the head and said, “You ain’t the boss.”

Authorities say that one of the friends said, “You’re

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