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Carencro High students repair laptops for SWLA students displaced by Laura

A group of Lafayette Parish students is helping to make a difference for students from Southwest Louisiana who were displaced due to Hurricane Laura.

Students from the Academy of Information Technology at Carencro High School were asked by Enterprise Data Concepts, LLC. and The 705 about a joint initiative to repair and restore laptops for students from Calcasieu and Cameron Parishes. LPSS spokesperson Allison Dickerson said Carencro High was “thrilled to answer the call.”

“These are exactly the kinds of wonderful learning opportunities that are a perfect match for the skill sets that our students learn in this academy,” shares Claire Trouard, Director of the Academy of Information Technology at Carencro High. “Throughout their four years here, our students become well-versed in computer maintenance repair, web development, digital graphics, programming, and Microsoft Office. They are also required to have a professional internship during the summer between their junior and senior

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Ford Europe releases all-new Ford Performance-enhanced Puma ST

For the very first time in Europe, the all-new Ford Puma ST now comes with Ford Performance driving dynamics, adding agility and and dexterity to the compact SUV.

The all-new Puma ST starts at £28,495 (PHP1.8 million), and is powered by a 1.5 liter EcoBoost engine, propelling the car from a standstill to 100 kph in just 6.7 seconds. Also onboard is an optimized chassis with a bespoke twist-beam, an anti-roll bar, as well as damper configurations. Ford also upgraded the new Puma to have a steering response that is 25 per cent faster and brakes that are 17 per cent larger than the standard Puma. The Puma ST is also equipped with specially-developed Michelin Pilot Sport 4S tires.

Ford Puma ST
Ford Puma ST

That’s not all though, as Ford Europe also enhanced the Puma ST with sophisticated Sports Technologies including a one of a kind limited-slip differential (LSD) option

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Triumph’s first e-bike is a welcome blend of technology and nostalgia

The mid-drive system, which is positioned between the pedals, draws power from an integrated but removable 504Wh Shimano battery that sits inside the frame’s down tube. The capacity is competitive with the broader e-bike industry. VanMoof’s S3 also ships with a 504Wh battery, and Bosch — which supplies e-bike components to brands like Cube and Cannondale — offers integrated PowerTubes in 400, 500 and 600Wh options.

Triumph Trekker GT
Assistance is provided by a mid-drive Shimano DU-E6100 motor.

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The bike has three main riding modes that you can switch between using thumb-sized buttons located near the left handlebar grip. There’s also a Walk mode, triggered by holding the bottom button down for a few seconds, that makes it easier to move the bike around once you’ve dismounted. That can be handy if you’re carrying lots of bags on the rear rack or simply pushing the machine for a prolonged period through a

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Align Technology (ALGN) Has Risen 72% in Last One Year, Outperforms Market

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3 ‘Strong Buy’ Stocks With Over 7% Dividend Yield

Markets are volatile, there can be no doubt. So far this month, the S&P 500 has fallen 9% from its peak. The tech-heavy NASDAQ, which had led the gainers all summer, is now leading the on the fall, having lost 11% since September 2. The three-week tumble has investors worried that we may be on the brink of another bear market.The headwinds are strong. The usual September swoon, the upcoming election, doubts about another round of economic stimulus – all are putting downward pressure on the stock markets.Which doesn’t mean that there are no opportunities. As the old saw goes, “Bulls and bears can both make money, while the pigs get slaughtered.” A falling market may worry investors, but a smart strategy can prevent the portfolio from losing too much long-term value while maintaining a steady income. Dividend stocks, which

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