Providence Psychiatric Services implements an evidence-based Trauma Informed Care model, treating patients holistically and acknowledging the long-term impacts of trauma, with the goal of building resilience and promoting links to recovery.

“Our design provides a therapeutic, flexible, safe and secure environment, using researched ligature-resistant hardware and furnishings,” Hoven wrote. “All of the furnishings within the unit are designed for behavioral health care environments, with weighted frames and durable materials.The space includes a seclusion room, ante room and private bathroom for safety events.”

A new food delivery business is operating in the Garden City.

“Under the name True Food Missoula, which we had used a few years ago for our soup club delivery project, we will be offering a weekly menu from which folks can choose to have delivered to their doorstep a variety of healthful thoughtfully made items: soups and stews, fresh breads and spreads, and pastries, as well as

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It is almost 30 years since Australia last slid into recession, a now distant time when no one had heard of the internet and the Property Council had just appointed a young researcher called Scott Morrison.

The then treasurer, Paul Keating, famously said it was the “recession we had to have”, but the slump prompted structural reforms and the economic scars were quickly healed as Australia rode the Chinese tiger to unprecedented prosperity.

Fast-forward three decades and the path out of recession does not look so simple with unemployment climbing to more than 1 million. One expert says “nobody is safe” from redundancy.

The combination of a recession and the coronavirus lockdown laid over the top poses a profound economic challenge for the future labour market.

Low-hanging fruit such as productivity improvements and the transition to a service-based, global-facing economy have

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  • The Labour Party is urging Boris Johnson’s government to avert a national crisis this winter of damage done by the coronavirus compounded by chaotic exit from the European Union.
  • Concern is growing among British businesses about the disruption that potentially awaits the UK at the end of the Brexit transition period.
  • UK and EU negotiators are a long way from striking a trade deal before the transition period expires.
  • Labour’s Rachel Reeves said her opposite number Michael Gove needed to “remove his head from the sand” and listen to concerns about the damage a no-deal exit would do.
  • “Large parts of the economy are already on their knees and the last thing they need is another shock to the system,” she told Business Insider in an interview.
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Boris Johnson’s government has been urged by the opposition Labour party to remove its “head from

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Everything you need to know about stimulus checks, right here.

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America awaits the passage of either another coronavirus economic relief package or some other action that could authorize a second stimulus check for up to $1,200 for eligible Americans as a catalyst for spending through the pandemic.

There’s no official date to resume the stimulus package negotiations after the Senate returns from recess on Sept. 8, but if a second round of payments gets approved, the way the first round was processed can help us glean some potential details about a new check, including whether they’re taxable and how to get paid if you don’t usually file with the IRS. 

The IRS tracking tool may be helpful if you’re still waiting for that first payment — alternatively, you can follow the steps described below or file a missing payment report. You can also use our stimulus

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It has been about a month since the last earnings report for Murphy Oil (MUR). Shares have lost about 13.5% in that time frame, underperforming the S&P 500.

Will the recent negative trend continue leading up to its next earnings release, or is Murphy Oil due for a breakout? Before we dive into how investors and analysts have reacted as of late, let’s take a quick look at its most recent earnings report in order to get a better handle on the important drivers.

Murphy Oil Reports Narrower-Than-Expected Loss for Q2

Murphy Oil incurred second-quarter 2020 adjusted loss of 71 cents per share, which is narrower than the Zacks Consensus Estimate of a loss of $1.05. However, the company delivered earnings of 21 cents in the year-ago quarter.

On a GAAP basis, net loss was $2.06 against an income of 54 cents per share in the prior-year quarter.



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By Jill Mislinski

Official recession calls are the responsibility of the NBER Business Cycle Dating Committee, which is understandably vague about the specific indicators on which they base their decisions. This committee statement is about as close as they get to identifying their method.

There is, however, a general belief that there are four big indicators that the committee weighs heavily in their cycle identification process. They are:

The Latest Indicator Data

This commentary has been updated to include this morning’s (Sept. 4) release of Nonfarm Employment. August’s 1.37M increase in total nonfarm payrolls had revisions that resulted in 39K fewer jobs than previously reported. The consensus was for 1.4M jobs gained and the unemployment rate to decrease to 9.8%.

The chart below shows the monthly percent change in this indicator since the turn of the century, a period that includes two recessions. We’ve included a 12-month moving average

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AMONG the many lifestyle changes that we have seen since Covid-19 is growing customer acceptance towards cashless payments. Businesses are reporting a surge in e-wallet usage by customers as Malaysians begin embracing the new normal.

Lat Tali Lat co-owner Joanne Lie, 30, observes that the usage of cashless payments have “increased tremendously” at her restaurant after the pandemic.

Before Covid-19, Lie says that about 80% of her sales would be in cash terms, with the remaining 20% via cashless transactions. Now, the rate is 60% cash and 40% cashless, including e-wallet, credit and debit cards. The past few weeks have seen an exceptionally high e-wallet usage, says Lie, due to the Finance Ministry’s ePenjana credit programme which aims to boost consumer spending.

“When the pandemic hit, there was a switch of behaviour and people became more careful. Many customers asked if we had a cashless payment option before I could

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What began with a few emotional phone calls and emails quickly became a more organized effort of heart-wrenching, reflective web meetings and detailed policy discussions.

In the end, 32 Black federal prosecutors in Washington signed a 10-page memo to Acting U.S. Attorney Michael Sherwin outlining changes they say will help ensure that prosecutors make the fairest decisions, void of nonlegal influences and biases.

They called for implicit bias training for prosecutors and the end of a gun crime prosecution strategy they said disproportionately targets Black communities. They also called for a new focus on alternatives to incarceration.

They said the job of a prosecutor should not be confined to an office or courtroom. Prosecutors, they said, should develop relationships in the communities they serve, attending meetings and events. And prosecutors should be required to visit the city’s jail to better understand the impact on those who are locked up.


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The evolution of cannabis marketing is accelerating. One leading factor… middlemen from distributors to budtenders disrupted by the growing role of e-commerce. 

I recently asked Jon Lowen, co-founder of the cannabis marketing solution firm Surfside, to update us on the impact of these changes.

Paul Talbot: What’s working for successful cannabis marketers right now?

Jon Lowen: The most successful cannabis marketers are experts in data mining and owning the customer experience.  As the level of access to data and technology continues to evolve rapidly in the space, top-performing cannabis brands that leverage granular and personalized strategies when targeting consumers have proven the most successful.

Companies invested in educating and informing the current and prospective consumer about their brand positioning are leading the charge for customer data and insights.

We’ve seen those using custom micro-segmented audiences based on specific attributes such as income, visitation patterns, psychographics and spending habits excel.

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