Michael Cooke

Type: Person
Name: Michael Cooke
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

City water conservation measures lackluster compared to state regulations

While the State Water Resources Control Board recently approved an emergency regulation to allow local governments and agencies to fine citizens for excessive outdoor water use, local citizens will not be affected by the new measures since the City of ... [Published Turlock Journal - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

TID Directors tour city water treatment plant

Precisely one week after the Turlock Irrigation District’s weekly meeting that left the City of Turlock and the District at odds over the use of local water, the TID Board of Directors made their way to the City’s Water Quality Control Facility to take ... [Published Turlock Journal - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Carbon emissions, the Supreme Court, and business opportunity

As Michael Cooke noted the following day, on June 3 EPA proposed its “Clean Power Plan” that EPA estimates would, if adopted and implemented, cut greenhouse gas emissions from existing electricity generating units by 30% from 2005 levels. . A few weeks ... [Published Lexology - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 2 reports

PowerShares Canada adds 2 funds to smart beta line

In today’s environment, yield is among the first factors that advisors look at when choosing income alternative options for their clients. Risk management is another.That’s why PowerShares Canada launched two smart beta ETFs on the TSX today. Both funds ... [Published Advisor.ca - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Australia. Learn about life beneath the water at the2014 Gold Coast International Marine Expo

Every angler has been there: your tackle box is full, anticipation is high. The tide change approaches and you sense your prey … hungry and hunting.You cast your lure with precision and you begin your retrieval with those spasmodic twitches you’ve perfected ... [Published BYM News - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Ethics Board to consider stricter campaign finance regulations

Claudia Vargas @InqCVargasPosted:Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 6:32 PMJust in time for the 2015 election cycle, the city Board of Ethics is looking to close some potential loopholes in Philadelphia’s campaign finance regulations.Given the “high rise,” in ... [Published Philly.com - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

TID proposal sparks debate on local water use

The drought that has encompassed the state in the past three years  triggering heated discussions on the use of water resources was brought close to home on Tuesday at the Turlock Irrigation District Board of Directors meeting.In their first ever night ... [Published Turlock Journal - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

City applies for drought project grant

The City of Turlock could be receiving funds to develop drought resistant measures in facilities around the town after the Council unanimously approved an action to submit an application for funds from the State Department of Water Resources.In 2006 Gov. ... [Published Turlock Journal - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Turlock City Council puts off talk of raising its pay

TURLOCK — City Council members agreed Tuesday evening to delay talk of raising their $500 monthly stipends until after the Nov. 4 election.The council was considering whether to appoint a task force of Turlock residents to review the pay, which a city ... [Published Modesto Bee - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Show stopping fun

THE countdown is on for the 129th annual Wentworth Show, with just 52 days before Wentworth’s biggest annual event comes to life on August 30 and 31. THE countdown is on for the 129th annual Wentworth Show, with just 52 days before Wentworth’s biggest ... [Published Sunraysia Daily - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jun 29 2014 - Updated Jun 29 2014 - 1 reports

Lois M. Murphy

, 57, of No. Hamilton St., Watertown and widow of James J. Murphy, passed away Saturday June 28th at the Samaritan Medical Center.Calling hours are Monday, June 30th, from 4 pm - 7 pm at the Reed & Benoit Funeral Home with a prayer service at 7 pm. ... [Published Watertown Daily Times - Jun 29 2014]
First reported May 01 2014 - Updated May 02 2014 - 3 reports

Christie Blatchford: The media is almost as diminished in the Rob Ford affair as the mayor himself

Even on the day after arguably the most ignominious hours of the most ignominious life of Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, we in my tribe were still hard at it — perched outside his home (“Are you going to rehab Rob?”), even door-stopping his mother Diane on ... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - May 02 2014]

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"you've contended that more recycled water should be used in the [turlock] basin, i understand this situation, but it fails to take into account current realities, specifically the terms of the city's permit ...to operate the wastewater treatment plant and the terms of our loan agreement with the state water board that we used funding to construct the harding drain bypass project" Cooke said
...paid on government bonds makes short-term U S corporate debt and floating-rate notes quite attractive to investors seeking yield," Cooke said. "both the laddering structure and the short duration of the underlying securities help reduce interest-rate sensitivity."

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City water conservation measures lackluster com... [Published Turlock Journal - Jul 25 2014]
TID Directors tour city water treatment plant [Published Turlock Journal - Jul 23 2014]
Carbon emissions, the Supreme Court, and busine... [Published Lexology - Jul 23 2014]
PowerShares Canada adds 2 funds to smart beta line [Published Advisor.ca - Jul 21 2014]
PowerShares Canada adds two new ETFs to smart b... [Published BusinessWeek - Jul 21 2014]
Australia. Learn about life beneath the water a... [Published BYM News - Jul 21 2014]
Toronto judge upbraided for errors, still on th... [Published Toronto Star Online - Jul 19 2014]
Ethics Board to consider stricter campaign fina... [Published Philly.com - Jul 17 2014]
TID proposal sparks debate on local water use [Published Turlock Journal - Jul 16 2014]
City applies for drought project grant [Published Turlock Journal - Jul 12 2014]
new Metro newspaper president to depart after r... [Published Globe and Mail - Jul 09 2014]
Turlock City Council puts off talk of raising i... [Published Modesto Bee - Jul 09 2014]
Show stopping fun [Published Sunraysia Daily - Jul 08 2014]
Sri Lanka: Fresh conflict despite war's end [Published Green Left Weekly - Jul 05 2014]
Media Advisory - Teacher leaders from across Ca... [Published OSIX News - Jul 03 2014]
Lois M. Murphy [Published Watertown Daily Times - Jun 29 2014]
Mathews teens raising awareness about environment [Published Gloucester-Mathews Gazette-Journal - Jun 26 2014]
City Council postpones taking next step with re... [Published Turlock Journal - Jun 25 2014]
Senate endorses Canada’s participation in U.S. ... [Published Hill Times - Jun 23 2014]
Bee Investigator: Why are Turlock parks’ sprink... [Published Modesto Bee - Jun 23 2014]
B.C. Supreme Court to hear feds’ appeal on New ... [Published Hill Times - May 26 2014]
Lobbying on 2015 budget will see ‘violin playin... [Published Hill Times - May 12 2014]
Rob Ford's train wreck year has Canada's journa... [Published Guardian.co.uk - May 02 2014]
Christie Blatchford: The media is almost as dim... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - May 02 2014]
Bieber Asked Rob Ford If He Brought Crack to a ... [Published Mashable! - May 01 2014]
Robyn Urback: Rob Ford’s tragedy is at its clim... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - May 01 2014]
Harper defence of vouching prohibition includes... [Published Hill Times - Apr 10 2014]
Chris Selley: The Star’s holier-than-thou Ford ... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Feb 04 2014]
Biography for Michael Cooke [Published Able2Act - Dec 17 2007]
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Christie Blatchford: The media is almost as dim... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - May 02 2014]
Even on the day after arguably the most ignominious hours of the most ignominious life of Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, we in my tribe were still hard at it — perched outside his home (“Are you going to rehab Rob?”), even door-stopping his mother Diane on ...
Bieber Asked Rob Ford If He Brought Crack to a ... [Published Mashable! - May 01 2014]
Justin Bieber reportedly bumped into Toronto Mayor Rob Ford at a club one night in March — and un-beliebably ticked him off. The cocksure Canadian "Baby" singer was partying at the same exclusive night club as the crack-smoking embattled mayor ...
Robyn Urback: Rob Ford’s tragedy is at its clim... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - May 01 2014]
This is peak Ford, where the climax looks a lot like the wretched fall. Over just a few hours on Wednesday evening, the Rob Ford tragedy evolved to include just about every vice, indignity and offense that makes a good scandal; drugs, drunkenness, homophobia, ...
Chris Selley: The Star’s holier-than-thou Ford ... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Feb 04 2014]
Ever since Toronto Mayor Rob Ford began his as-yet-uncontained personal and professional meltdown, I have occasionally found myself defending the Toronto Star : No, I’ll say, the Star doesn’t just go around making stuff up about people and running ...
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