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2. That singing. Those dancers. It’s high school musical season”Footloose,” “Oklahoma!”,
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“Aida,” and “The Music Man” are some of the productions on local stages.

3. The quilters are coming to townNext week, the American Quilter’s Society brings its annual show to the Lancaster County Convention Center.

4. You need to wash your car. You want to wash your car. You go to wash your carSo does everybody else.

5. Those bundled up teenagers you see running around town mean one thing: Spring sports have begun at local schoolsThe winter weather has put a bit of a damper on that as well, leading to problems scheduling games.

7. Skunks are on the prowlNot only are the fragrant furballs out and about, they’re showing up, dead,
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A series of regulatory changes of historic significance are being introduced in China that will have wide ranging implications for foreign fund managers. This Investment Funds update explains some of those changes.

The Shanghai pilot for foreign hedge funds

The Shanghai Municipal Government Financial Services Office (FSO) is preparing to launch the Qualified Domestic Limited Partner Program (QDLP), a pilot program that will permit qualifying foreign hedge funds to raise RMB denominated funds in mainland China. Under current law, domestic investors are not permitted to invest in foreign hedge funds without certain government approvals that are difficult to secure. The new QDLP measures are significant in that they will, for the first time, open the China market to fundraising by foreign hedge fund managers. Following implementation, QDLP is expected to have a major impact on international fund managers that are interested in China sizeable institutional market.

Under the QDLP, the capital raised in China must be invested in foreign markets. The QDLP is expected to operate for a period of six to 18 months. After that period, other hedge fund managers will be eligible to submit applications for approval to participate in the new scheme. The initial QDLP participants are expected to be limited in number. Recent media reports, as yet not formally confirmed by the FSO, suggest that the initial quota for the trial program will be US$5 billion and that this should see a stable expansion over the next five years to at least US$60 billion by 2017. After the pilot inaugural phase, it is expected that a higher number and wider range of hedge fund managers will be eligible to participate in the QDLP scheme. The QDLP rules are expected to be formally released during the next few months.

In another historic first, echoing other new regulatory initiatives designed to open up mainland China to a broader range of investment possibilities, residents of the affluent city of Wenzhou in China will be permitted to invest funds abroad in a new trial scheme, the Wenzhou Pilot. Its current draft poses no restriction on the markets or asset classes in which eligible participants can invest. However,
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Hong Kong, London and the United States are expected to be key beneficiaries of this initiative.

The Wenzhou Pilot is currently pending formal approval by the State Council, China’s highest decision making body. It is expected to be rolled out to other key cities in China, such as Shanghai and Tianjin, if implementation of the new measures proceeds smoothly. Recent media reports speculate that there are approximately US$56 billion in bank deposits that can be deployed for investment abroad under the program.

The potential to secure a previously untapped source of new capital has been a boon to sales offices in Hong Kong by established hedge fund managers. Many of those managers seek to capitalise on this, and other important new regulatory initiatives that are expected to permit investors from mainland China to invest more freely in offshore investment arrangements. Government focus on developing the RMB as an international currency, new regulations were issued in December 2011 (R QFII Rules) that would allow the Hong Kong based arm of major Chinese asset managers and securities companies to raise capital from foreign investors (expected to be offshore RMB) that they could then invest directly into mainland China markets. The R QFII program quota has recently expanded from RMB20 billion (approximately US$3 billion) to RMB70 billion (approximately US$11 billion). The first exchange traded funds were also recently approved under a widened application of the R QFII Rules.

In similar moves designed to increase foreign investment flow into its capital markets, China has also recently increased the Qualified Foreign Institutional Investor (QFII) quota ceiling for foreign investors from US$30 billion to US$80 billion. Hedge fund managers and funds of hedge fund managers are expected to be eligible to secure a greater proportion of this QFII allocation in the longer term. This, in turn, is expected to enhance the scalability of China focused investment strategies over time.

These initiatives have given the Asian hedge fund management industry a significant boost. Managers are moving to develop products that benefit both from the perception that new rules such as the Wenzhou Pilot will liberalise cross border capital flows, as well as that the expanded QFII and R QFII programs will improve access to China capital markets.

These developments are viewed as unambiguous signals of China intent to broaden overseas investment channels for investable capital in China and attract further foreign investment as a critical aspect of Beijing plan to internationalise the RMB. There is now a consistent message that liberalisation will occur more swiftly than has traditionally been the case.

This Sidley update has been prepared by Sidley Austin for informational purposes only and does not constitute legal advice. This information is not intended to create, and receipt of it does not constitute, a lawyer client relationship. Readers should not act upon this without seeking advice from professional advisers.

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Now is the season when women take their freshly pedicured toes al fresco, often courtesy of strappy high heel sandals or open toed pumps that look fabulous but sometimes feel like the masochistic torture tools that many podiatrists insist they are.

Michael Liebow, a podiatrist in Bethesda, Md., pulls out a wince inducing photograph of a foot X rayed in a high heel shoe: It reveals the ball of the foot at a nearly 90 degree angle to the bones in the rest of the foot. It does not look good.

The X ray is a prop that Liebow says he shows to patients who into the office in 6 inch heels and say, feet are killing me! Why? He says he tells them, is not how your foot has evolved to walk. sum up his brief and frequently futile plea for foot health: Humans are meant to walk heel to toe, with the leg at about a 90 degree angle to the foot and the ankle joint employing a 60 degree range of motion during normal daily activities. By wearing a high heel, Liebow explains, altering the position of the foot and how the foot is to function. Therefore, lots of bad things happen. With high heels, corns develop up under the balls of the foot where the weight of your body presses down, and they feel like small rocks underfoot when you walk.

Liebow also sees capsulitis, a painful inflammation of the joints where the toes attach to the foot, and neuromas, or pinched nerves, where pointy high heels squeeze the toes. And when the heel is frequently in a high heel shoe, it can cause the Achilles tendon (which connects the calf muscle to the heel bone) to tighten.

When you kick off your shoes and the heel comes down to the floor at the end of the day, the extra stretching of the tendon can lead to a condition called Achilles tendinitis.

Wearing high heels can also cause inflammation of the connective tissue at the bottom of the foot, the plantar fascia. That can result in severe heel pain and the need for aggressive treatments such as oral anti inflammatories, oral steroids, cortisone injections, walking boots and crutches.

All of these conditions can be incredibly painful, requiring corticosteroid shots and, ideally, flatter and wider shoes. His patients will take the shots, but give up the shoes?Take Danielle Pletka, vice president for foreign and defense policy studies at the American Enterprise Institute. She wears 4 or 5 inch heels to work most days; on a recent Tuesday, she towered in 5 inch stiletto heeled black Sergio Rossi open toed booties.

are lots of things that impact the way you look that aren necessarily optimal for every muscle in your body, says Pletka, who admits that she has some high pairs are uncomfortable, no question. But, she adds, want to look nice. I always get nice comments on my shoes. And I like it. Schwartz, a podiatrist who practices in Washington, says that when she asks her patients to stick with heels less than 2 inches high, say, you so cute! No, I not going to wear under 2 inches, but it very cute of you to say that! says she understands that many are in professions that demand a more fashionable shoe than the comfy, orthopedically correct footwear she wears to work. So she tells them to at least in something else. Put those dress shoes on when you get to the office. Minimizing the amount of time that you standing or walking will minimize the issues that come along with such an unnatural position of the foot. A skinnier heel and you more likely to have ankle spraining. You can also break your ankle or injure the ligaments on the side of your ankle, among other body parts, when you fall from wobbly high shoes thus becoming roadkill, a la Carrie Bradshaw of and the City, who in one episode fell face first while walking the runway in sky high heels. Like Schwartz patients, many of them aren willing to throw out their Manolo Blahniks (or knock offs). high heeled shoe is sexier looking, he says. get that. So he tries to give them, as he puts it, action plan that actually doable. advice includes going with a rubber soled shoe over leather, because rubber is better able to absorb pressure on nerves in the feet. He also suggests shopping for shoes at the end of the day, when your foot is most swollen, rather than in the morning.

height that good too, has a list of things you can do to minimize the problems if you insist on wearing high heels. The list includes buying only shoes with good padding at the balls of the foot and a gradual slope (rather than the 90 degree angle shown in his X ray), so force is more evenly distributed over the foot.

As for how high you can safely go with heels, Liebow says, no height that good. But women can handle a heel of an inch or 2 with minimal side effects. the proclivity toward foot problems does depend somewhat on the person. Pletka says her feet rarely hurt in her 4 inch heels, and she points out that, though heels have their problems, are really bad for your feet: They don support your arches. Liebow agrees that some people have problems wearing such slip on woolly winter boots, which often have little or no support; ditto for that other summertime favorite, flip flops.

only that, Pletka adds, ugly as sin. So it just goes to show you. spokesman for UGG Australia said the company makes many varieties of boots, for all tastes, and has versions with plenty of support.
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“Between the ages of 9 and 14 years old, children go through a major spurt in which the growth of their long bones can create tension where the muscle tendons insert into the bones,” said

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One of the most common discomforts is known as Osgood Schlatter disease, which results in pain just below the kneecap. Pain often tends to be worse when kneeling, jumping, running, climbing stairs, and in some cases may display as a tangible bump on the tibia, or shinbone.

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Another common overuse injury in growing athletes is a heel pain known as Sever’s disease. This pain extends from the top of the heel downwards towards the bottom of the foot. Common in runners or sports that involve cleats, Sever’s disease can occur intermittently for three to four years.

As with Osgood Schlatter, stretching is the best treatment for pain reduction. Performing calf muscles stretches three times per day, especially before and after practice or games, can help minimize painful effects. “If the pain is tolerable, it’s fine to continue playing,” said Toll Griffin. “Using a heel cup or cushion can also reduce this tension.” Lastly, opting for supportive shoes with good heel and arch support can make a difference in reducing heel pain. “Though popular, flat bottom sneakers like Converse or Vans, flat boots such as Uggs, and flip flops aren’t good choices for footwear,” said Toll Griffin.

As young athletes return to their sports this fall, it’s important to balance the benefits and potential risks associated with an active lifestyle. “There is no doubt that both exercise and teamwork are important for your child’s growth and development,” said Toll Griffin.” However, too much of a good thing can have unintended effects. By giving your child these tools and ways of listening to their body,
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A Missouri family’s portraits could be one of the worst Photoshop fails of all time.

Photos of the Zarings were edited so poorly, the picture perfect family looks like a group of scary cartoon characters. In the shots, Pam and Dave, sons Connor, 8, and Cade, 12, and Dave’s mom Sharon Pentland, appear with laughably scrubbed faces.

The family posed for the pictures back in May of 2017 and just received these photos earlier this month. They’re the only photos they have of their blended family, said Pam, who married Dave three and a half years ago.

After the photo shoot, photographer Lesa Hall told Pam shadows caused problems with the images and offered a reshoot. The Zaring family “respectfully declined,” and simply asked to see the images. After months of back and forth with the photographer, Pam and her husband came to the conclusion they probably wouldn’t receive any images.

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Oh, but they were wrong.

Earlier this month, Pam received a disc with the 12 heavily edited images of seven poses from the shoot and “fell over laughing.” She shared them in a now viral Facebook post last Friday, saying “you can’t make this stuff up.” On Thursday, Pam said she received another package from the photographer with printed photos and more new heavily edited images.

Pam talked to the photographer after receiving the photos, who said her professor never taught her how to edit photos. She said she used a smoothing tool, but didn’t specify what editing program she used. The family never received a refund and hasn’t been in touch with the photographer since the photos went viral.

Websites associated with IMagery by Lesa Hall could not be found as of Friday. A LinkedIn profile for a Lesa Hall suggests the photography company has been operating for more than five years. USA TODAY was not able to reach Hall for comment.

Pam said posting the photos had “nothing to do with her” and were just for laughs.

“This has been fun for our family,” Pam told USA TODAY. “Before this went viral, we planned on hanging these. We have loved them from the start. We gotten so much laughter out of them.”

Pam also said they’ve received an overwhelming amount of messages from people going through hard times, including breast cancer and the loss of a dog, who said these photos made them laugh “that’s been the most humbling part.”
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In a CNN interview on Wednesday night, Clinton said she was “sick” and “shocked” when she found out about the allegations, first revealed in a report by The New York Times and then a more detailed report by The New Yorker.

“And, you know, like so many people who come forward and spoken out, this was a different side of a person who I and many others had known in the past.”

On her donations, Clinton added that it was not possible to give the money back but that she would donate it to charity.

“What other people are saying, what my former colleagues are saying, is they going to donate it to charity, and of course I will do that,” she said.

Clinton said she had no idea that Weinstein acted that way in private, despite some in Hollywood saying that people close to him had known.

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Clinton also headlined multiple fundraisers hosted by Weinstein.

According to the Times expose, the powerful film producer had faced many accusations of sexual harassment spanning decades. He reached at least eight settlements with women between 1990 and 2015.

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When the story came out on September 5, Weinstein denied some of the allegations, but also admitted that he had behaved improperly at times during his career. He apologised for causing pain.
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