Georgia Power launches new careers website for students as part of Careers in Energy Week

ATLANTA, Oct. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Georgia Power is joining electrical utilities across the country to highlight Careers in Energy Week, October 19-23. As part of this year’s efforts, the company is launching poweringcareers.com, a new career website where high school students, recent graduates and career influencers can explore energy careers. 

Careers in Energy Week is dedicated to celebrating and raising awareness of energy careers and their importance to our communities, state and nation.

Visitors to the site can find details on careers in power generation, transmission and operations as well as technical training, certification programs and aptitude assessments to help them prepare for career success.

“At Georgia Power, we are committed to investing in programs and resources that help build a talent pipeline to support our state’s growing economy,” said Joseph Lillyblad, Georgia Power education and workforce development manager. “The energy industry and its skilled lineworkers,

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Student Transportation of America Celebrates National School Bus Safety Week and Debuts Informational Website, “Working Together to Stay Safe”

In conjunction with the start of National School Bus Safety Week, STA has launched a new website, “Working Together to Stay Safe.” The site is dedicated to providing customers and students with timely COVID-19 resources to help promote the teamwork needed to provide the safe and reliable student transportation for which STA is known. Resources include student-focused information for classrooms and school hallways, and bus-focused information and resources to help students become familiar with the new bus environment and changes necessary to ensure everyone is safe in response to the pandemic. Additionally, fun and engaging print outs are available for students that encourage everyone to “work together to stay safe.”

“Our new ‘Working Together to Stay Safe’ website truly highlights STA’s commitment to the health and safety of our employees, passengers and

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GeekWire Summit 2020: After a newsworthy first week, here is what’s next at our signature tech event

Bill Gates appears on a monitor in Seattle during a virtual discussion as part of the 2020 GeekWire Summit on Thursday. (GeekWire Photo / Holly Grambihler)

The first week at the 2020 GeekWire Summit made news, and we’ve got many more insights ahead from leaders in tech, science, business and healthcare.

In an hour-long conversation to wrap up our first week, Bill Gates generated headlines with his comments on the pandemic, the climate and the Congressional antitrust inquiry into the tech industry — while offering a glimmer of hope for a better world ahead.

We also explored the implications of the telehealth boom, jumped into the race for a COVID-19 vaccine, learned about some interesting new inventions, discussed leadership and civic responsibility in tumultuous times, and got an up-close look at the new era for PCs and devices.

Coming up next, on Tuesday Oct. 20, it’s a GeekWire Summit tradition:

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Billboard Unveils Programming Details for Virtual Latin Music Week

October 20-23, 2020.

Billboard Unveils Programming Details for Virtual Latin Music Week

Billboard today announced programming details for Latin Music Week, a four-day immersive experience dedicated to Latin music, culture and entertainment that will gather some of the biggest names in the Latin music industry. The 30th anniversary installment will take place virtually on October 20-23, 2020 at BillboardLatinMusicWeek.com. The event will include a variety of content ranging from panels and performances to intimate conversations, coinciding with the Billboard Latin Music Awards on Wednesday, October 21.

As Latin music continues to be a formidable and uniting force around the world, the event will spotlight how Latinos are making a difference in music, film, wellness, social justice, and fashion through a series of one-on-one panels featuring unique artist pairings.

The star-studded list of participants includes a marquee conversation with Jennifer Lopez and Maluma, and discussions with Anitta, Anuel AA, Bandaga, Becky G, Bizarrap, Black Eyed Peas, Camilo, Carlos Vives, Cazzu,

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Keeping Badger fans connected through virtual programming during Homecoming Week

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) – While in-person homecoming events may not be happening this year at UW-Madison, the Wisconsin Alumni Association has put together virtual programming to keep Badger fans and alumni connected.



a close up of a person wearing a costume: Bucky Badger performs pushups after Wisconsin scored at touchdown against Central Michigan during the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019, in Madison, Wis. (AP Photo/Andy Manis)


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Bucky Badger performs pushups after Wisconsin scored at touchdown against Central Michigan during the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019, in Madison, Wis. (AP Photo/Andy Manis)

Sarah Schutt, Executive Director of the Wisconsin Alumni Association, said they anticipated that things might look different this year, and began planning a virtual homecoming early.

Schutt said some activities include a virtual version of Fill the Hill, an online scavenger hunt including Bucky and Chancellor Rebecca Blank, as well as a Friday evening event she said would take the place of the traditional block party.

“That’s the piece that we can’t do in-person this year, so instead we’re going to be substituting

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A Total War Saga: Troy Will Add Photo Mode And Artemis This Week

A Total War Saga: Troy will receive a major update on October 22, and it’ll add a new god and a photo mode to the game. This free update will expand the game out a bit, and let you capture some of the imagery of the Trojan War that the game conjures.

If you’ve been playing Hades (or you’re simply a fan of the Greek classics), you’ll recognise Artemis, the goddess of the hunt. Artemis will be added to the game’s Divine Will system, and each faction will have access to her temple building chain. Pray to Artemis and you can unlock a light archer unit, and new missions are being added as well

A new Epic Agent is being added, too–Orion, who is available at the highest worship tier. He’s an incredible hunter, with the abilities Sudden Ambush (which gives guaranteed kills on enemy heroes) and Foe Tracking (which

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After Math: Apple’s unveils its inaugural 5G phone amid a week of firsts

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October 22nd is shaping up to be a big day for Virgin Galactic. The company confirmed last week that it is readying SpaceShipTwo for a new round of flight tests beginning on that date. Should the launch go according to plan, this will mark the first time that the vehicle has operated out of the firm’s new headquarters at Spaceport America.

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Remember the Howe brothers? Guys made that DARPA super-tank a few years back called the Ripsaw? Well, tanks aren’t all they make. Their company has designed and marketed a super-powered robotic firefighter as well, dubbed the RS3, and have just sold one into service with the Los Angeles Fire Department.

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Tesla buyers who decided to splurge on Tesla’s $3,000 third row option for the Model Y are in luck. CEO Elon Musk announced via Twitter this week (having recently dissolved the company’s PR department) that production

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Bears vs. Panthers odds, line: 2020 NFL picks, Week 6 predictions from proven computer model

The Carolina Panthers will take on the Chicago Bears at 1 p.m. ET on Sunday at Bank of America Stadium. The Panthers are 3-2 overall and 1-1 at home, while Chicago is 4-1 overall and 2-0 on the road. Carolina is favored by one point in the latest Panthers vs. Bears odds from William Hill, and the over-under is set at 44.5. Before entering any Bears vs. Panthers picks, you’ll want to see the NFL predictions from the model at SportsLine.

The model, which simulates every NFL game 10,000 times, is up over $7,500 for $100 players on top-rated NFL picks since its inception five-plus years ago. It’s off to a strong 10-5 roll on top-rated picks this season. The model enters Week 6 on an incredible 106-70 run on top-rated NFL picks that dates back to the 2017 season. 

The model ranked in the Top 10 on NFLPickWatch in

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Falcons vs. Vikings odds, line: 2020 NFL picks, Week 6 predictions from proven computer model

The Atlanta Falcons will take on the Minnesota Vikings at 1 p.m. ET on Sunday at U.S. Bank Stadium. Minnesota is 1-4 overall and 0-2 at home, while the Falcons are 0-5 overall and 0-2 on the road. Minnesota is favored by four points in the latest Vikings vs. Falcons odds from William Hill, and the over-under is set at 54. Before entering any Falcons vs. Vikings picks, you’ll want to see the NFL predictions from the model at SportsLine.

The model, which simulates every NFL game 10,000 times, is up over $7,500 for $100 players on top-rated NFL picks since its inception five-plus years ago. It’s off to a strong 10-5 roll on top-rated picks this season. The model enters Week 6 on an incredible 106-70 run on top-rated NFL picks that dates back to the 2017 season. 

The model ranked in the Top 10 on NFLPickWatch in three

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Titans vs. Texans odds, line: 2020 NFL picks, Week 6 predictions from proven computer model

The Tennessee Titans and the Houston Texans will face off in an AFC South clash at 1 p.m. ET Oct. 18 at Nissan Stadium. Tennessee is 4-0 overall and 2-0 at home, while Houston is 1-4 overall and 0-2 on the road. Tennessee is favored by 3.5 points in the latest Texans vs. Titans odds from William Hill, and the over-under is set at 53.5. Before entering any Titans vs. Texans picks, you’ll want to see the NFL predictions from the model at SportsLine.

The model, which simulates every NFL game 10,000 times, is up over $7,500 for $100 players on top-rated NFL picks since its inception five-plus years ago. It’s off to a strong 10-5 roll on top-rated picks this season. The model enters Week 6 on an incredible 106-70 run on top-rated NFL picks that dates back to the 2017 season. 

The model ranked in the Top 10

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