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Indianapolis, IN (SportsNetwork. Quincy Wilson Youth Jersey .com) - George Hill was in the Indiana lineup for the first time all season and helped the Pacers to a 96-84 win over the New Orleans Pelicans on Tuesday. Hill, who missed Indianas first 28 games due to a right knee contusion sustained in the preseason, scored a team-high 15 points off the bench in 21 minutes of action. He looked great out there, Pacers coach Frank Vogel said of Hill. He just played a great game on both ends. Roy Hibbert supplied 14 points, while Solomon Hill and David West each posted 13 points in the win, the Pacers second straight. Anthony Davis led all scorers with 21 points on 8-of-18 shooting to go along with nine rebounds. Jrue Holiday scored 16 points with five rebounds and five assists, while Tyreke Evans netted 14 points with 11 rebounds for the Pelicans. They were a lot more physical than we were all night long, Pelicans coach Monty Williams said. We waited too late to try and turn it on. After a tightly contested first half that featured eight ties and three lead changes, Indiana gained some cushion in the third quarter. An Evans jumper cut the Pelicans deficit to one before Hills 3- pointer that started a 13-2 spurt. West and C.J. Watson each scored four points during the run that gave the Pacers a 65-53 lead with under five minutes left in the frame. Indiana led 70-61 entering the fourth quarter. Hill then showed why he was such a missing piece to a Pacers team that has struggled mightily over the first couple of months, knocking down a pair of treys in the fourth to help maintain a 12-point advantage. Holidays layup later in the frame cut the deficit to five, 87-82, but Watson and Hibbert answered with baskets to keep the Pacers out in front with over two minutes to go. The Pelicans led 26-24 after a quarter of play, and the Pacers took a 44-40 advantage into the locker room at halftime. Game Notes C.J. Miles and Watson went for 11 and 10 points, respectively, in the win ... Indiana scored 18 points off turnovers ... The Pacers shot 50 percent from the floor and limited the opposition to 39.8 percent shooting ... New Orleans held a 46-38 rebounding edge. Zach Banner Womens Jersey .com) - Quarterback Cardale Jones will return to Ohio State next season. Tarell Basham Jersey . Manager Alex Ferguson says the injury was sustained while the player tried to hit a volley toward the end of training on Tuesday.Torontos dreams of an NFL franchise may no longer be livin on a prayer. Multiple reports have linked rock star Jon Bon Jovi with Maple Leafs Sports and Entertainment in a bid to potentially bring the Buffalo Bills to Toronto once the Bills 95-year-old owner Ralph Wilson passes away. Reports surfaced on CBS Sports web site Sunday that Bon Jovi was renewing his interest in becoming an NFL owner and cited his close ties with MLSE president and CEO Tim Leiweke as a natural fit for a partnership. MLSE is co-owned by Bell and Rogers Communications, the latter already having close ties to the Wilson family. Rogers has partnered with the Bills, having held a regular season home game at the Rogers Centre every year dating back to 2008. National Post columnist and TSNs “The Reporters” regular Bruce Arthur confirmed the partnership via Twitter on Sunday night. Tarell Basham Womens Jersey. “For the record, sources confirm Jon Bon Jovi is the frontman for a planned NFL in Toronto bid, with Larry [Tanenbaum], pushed by MLSE.” Bon Jovi has previously expressed interest in owning a share of the Atlanta Falcons in 2011. Leiweke, too, has a history of NFL ownership ambition, having pursued an NFL franchise for Los Angeles while president and CEO of L.A.-based Anschutz Entertainment Group. Leiweke stated on October 29, when detailing some of MLSEs initiatives, that the chances of Toronto getting an NFL franchise in the next decade were “pretty good.” On Monday, CFL spokesperson Matt Maychak told TSN, "We really have no comment. We remain focused on building our league and today we are celebrating a new champion." Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' '

LAKE PLACID, N. Rose Lavelle USA Jersey .Y. -- Eve-Audrey Picard scored twice but Canada lost 3-2 to the United States in the finale of a three-game womens under-18 exhibition hockey series Sunday. Picard opened the scoring at 16:58 in the first period and added another in the third, but the U.S. went ahead with a three-goal second period. Taylor Williamsons power-play goal tied the game just 44 seconds into the period, and Lexie Laing scored two more to put the Americans ahead for good. Canadas head coach Laura Schuler said she was still impressed with her teams performance, especially in the third period after being hampered by penalties in the second. "I think its tough to win three games in a row, especially when you are playing against the U.S. ...," said Schuler. "You know we actually won the third period so definitely very proud of their efforts and a lot to move forward with." Shea Tiley made 27 saves in net for Canada, while Erin ONeil stopped 18 for the U.S. Canada won the opening game 4-1 on Thursday and beat the U.S. again 3-2 on Friday as the team prepares for the 2014 IIHF Ice Hockey U18 Womens World Championship next April. Schuler said the series was an important step in helping evaluate the roster ahead of the worlds, as well as some scouting on their rivals. "In terms of personnel and players and who can fill what role, for sure," she said. "Got a lot that way. Who can play on the penalty kill, who can play on the power play, and also just learned a lot about the U.S. moving forward. What kind of systems theyre using and what their personnel is like." Whitney Engen USA Jersey . The Hockey Canada Foundation is donating $50,000, with Hockey Quebec contributing $15,000. Hockey Canada also announced it will hold a skills camp for all levels of minor hockey in Lac-Mégantic during the 2013-14 season. Representatives from Hockey Canada, the Hockey Canada Foundation and Hockey Quebec were on hand Tuesday night at a meeting of the AHM de Lac-Mégantic to make the announcement and presentation. Megan Rapinoe USA Jersey .C. -- The shot that would have beaten No.San Diego, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - After being spurned by Jon Lester the Boston Red Sox continued to bolster their rotation on Thursday, as they acquired Wade Miley from the Arizona Diamondbacks for right-handers Rubby De La Rosa and Allen Webster. Numerous outlets have reported that the deal is close to being finalized. Boston, which has also acquired Rick Porcello and Justin Masterson, had been engaged in discussions with Lester before the left-hander agreed to a 6-year, $155 million deal with the Chicago Cubs late Tuesday evening. Miley, meanwhile, struggled last season, going 8-12 with a 4.34 ERA in 33 starts. The former No. 1 pick, though, was a 16-game winner in 2012 and is 38-35 lifetime with a 3. Adrianna Franch USA Jersey. .79 ERA over 106 games (102 starts) for the D-backs. The 28-year-old hurler finished second in NL Rookie of the Year voting in 2012 and was also an All-Star that season for Arizona. De La Rosa was 4-8 a year ago for Boston with a 4.43 ERA in 19 games, including a career-high 18 starts. Webster started 11 games for the Red Sox last season and was 5-3 with a 5.03 ERA. De La Rosa and Webster, of course, were the center pieces for the Red Sox in the blockbuster deal with the Los Angels Dodgers in August 2012 that saw them surrender Josh Beckett, Carl Crawford and Adrian Gonzalez. Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys ChinaNFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' '

LAKE PLACID, N. Rose Lavelle USA Jersey .Y. -- Eve-Audrey Picard scored twice but Canada lost 3-2 to the United States in the finale of a three-game womens under-18 exhibition hockey series Sunday. Picard opened the scoring at 16:58 in the first period and added another in the third, but the U.S. went ahead with a three-goal second period. Taylor Williamsons power-play goal tied the game just 44 seconds into the period, and Lexie Laing scored two more to put the Americans ahead for good. Canadas head coach Laura Schuler said she was still impressed with her teams performance, especially in the third period after being hampered by penalties in the second. "I think its tough to win three games in a row, especially when you are playing against the U.S. ...," said Schuler. "You know we actually won the third period so definitely very proud of their efforts and a lot to move forward with." Shea Tiley made 27 saves in net for Canada, while Erin ONeil stopped 18 for the U.S. Canada won the opening game 4-1 on Thursday and beat the U.S. again 3-2 on Friday as the team prepares for the 2014 IIHF Ice Hockey U18 Womens World Championship next April. Schuler said the series was an important step in helping evaluate the roster ahead of the worlds, as well as some scouting on their rivals. "In terms of personnel and players and who can fill what role, for sure," she said. "Got a lot that way. Who can play on the penalty kill, who can play on the power play, and also just learned a lot about the U.S. moving forward. What kind of systems theyre using and what their personnel is like." Whitney Engen USA Jersey . The Hockey Canada Foundation is donating $50,000, with Hockey Quebec contributing $15,000. Hockey Canada also announced it will hold a skills camp for all levels of minor hockey in Lac-Mégantic during the 2013-14 season. Representatives from Hockey Canada, the Hockey Canada Foundation and Hockey Quebec were on hand Tuesday night at a meeting of the AHM de Lac-Mégantic to make the announcement and presentation. Megan Rapinoe USA Jersey .C. -- The shot that would have beaten No.San Diego, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - After being spurned by Jon Lester the Boston Red Sox continued to bolster their rotation on Thursday, as they acquired Wade Miley from the Arizona Diamondbacks for right-handers Rubby De La Rosa and Allen Webster. Numerous outlets have reported that the deal is close to being finalized. Boston, which has also acquired Rick Porcello and Justin Masterson, had been engaged in discussions with Lester before the left-hander agreed to a 6-year, $155 million deal with the Chicago Cubs late Tuesday evening. Miley, meanwhile, struggled last season, going 8-12 with a 4.34 ERA in 33 starts. The former No. 1 pick, though, was a 16-game winner in 2012 and is 38-35 lifetime with a 3. Adrianna Franch USA Jersey. .79 ERA over 106 games (102 starts) for the D-backs. The 28-year-old hurler finished second in NL Rookie of the Year voting in 2012 and was also an All-Star that season for Arizona. De La Rosa was 4-8 a year ago for Boston with a 4.43 ERA in 19 games, including a career-high 18 starts. Webster started 11 games for the Red Sox last season and was 5-3 with a 5.03 ERA. De La Rosa and Webster, of course, were the center pieces for the Red Sox in the blockbuster deal with the Los Angels Dodgers in August 2012 that saw them surrender Josh Beckett, Carl Crawford and Adrian Gonzalez. Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys ChinaNFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' '

HOUSTON - Their hopes of playoff contention a distant memory, the Blue Jays show up to the park each day with a game to play – and to win – knowing the result is irrelevant to the standings. Black NFL Jerseys 2018 . "Its awful, its no fun, its frustrating, I mean I could probably keep going," closer Casey Janssen told TSN.ca prior to Saturdays game. Janssen kept going. "I never would have thought we would be in this situation," he said. "Were not playing good baseball." Following Saturdays second straight embarrassing loss to the pathetic Astros, the Blue Jays are mired in a seven-game losing skid. The latest calamity, by an 8-5 score, was a clumsy effort which saw the Jays down 7-0 by the fourth inning thanks to lousy starting pitching and shoddy defence. In other words, a familiar script. Still, guys have to find a reason, or reasons, to continue to grind to the end of a lost season. "Springboard for next season," veteran Mark DeRosa told TSN.ca in a conversation in New York last week. "A chance for guys to finish strong. A chance for young guys to earn some playing time and see if they can maybe make the 2014 roster or maybe open up some eyes to the point where theyre given serious consideration. A guy like Rajai Davis getting a chance to play every day. Hes going to be a free agent at the end of the year, those at bats matter to him." "Pride, you know youre getting paid to play and do a job," said Janssen. "There are always people watching you. If its the fans, your family, theres still a lot to play for as far as that and to finish with as good a year as you can have. Maybe more from a mental standpoint of keeping mentally strong about not giving in." Sounds like the right approach. Does Janssen believe everyones buying in? "I dont know," said Janssen. "That would have to be a question for each individual person if they were to look in the mirror and say, hey, I did everything I possibly could this season and it worked out or it didnt work out. Then they would have to maybe evaluate either their preparation in their in-season or off-season program to make it better." "You can never take anything for granted at this level," said manager John Gibbons. "You can have a great career in this business and youre a young man when youre finished anyway. One thing about the great players, I mean day in, day out, it doesnt matter the circumstances, how the teams doing or how theyre doing at the time; they compete. You know they dont give any at bats away if youre a hitter. Pitchers, regardless of how the game is going, you know they dont give in to it." Recent call-ups Anthony Gose, Kevin Pillar, Ryan Goins and Moises Sierra are dotting the field and with more to come when rosters expand on September 1, the Blue Jays front office is getting a glimpse of the future. Perform well and there could be a 2014 roster spot available. Opinions are varied, somewhat, about whether the 2013 Blue Jays, given the benefit of a new start, could perform better. "I would think that there would need to be some changes," said Janssen. "I would also say that the snowball is so big that right now its tough to say because a fresh start would do a little bit of good. There are definitely some holes that got exposed. I would say, just from my evaluation, if we came back with the same team, although I think it would be different, it might not be a championship team." "I do but certainly some things have to be addressed," said DeRosa. "I come from an old school way of baseball where things were done a little bit differently. Its become a super young mans game. When I broke in 30 was considered youre in your prime. Thirty-two, 34, these guys were playing and I know people are going to say a lot had to do with what guys were doing off the field and I understand that but there are so many young guys in the game now and productive young guys that you either adapt or die and go home. I would like to see a little bit more reversal back to an old school mentality. How you do that I dont know but I think if Im back next year, if Im fortunate enough to be back in this uniform next year, Id definitely feel with a year under my belt, Ive never lacked for speaking my mind but I definitely think Id speak it a little bit more." The record is awful at 57-73 and it appears there will be more losses than wins the rest of the way, making for a long final five weeks. "Weve had our team meetings," said Janssen. "Weve been loose, weve been tight, weve been anywhere in between from there and for the most part it seems to still come out with the same type of outcome." JANSSEN DISCUSSES HIS HEALTH Casey Janssen hasnt had a save opportunity since August 15 when he converted his 22nd of the season (in 24 chances) against the Red Sox. In fact his mop up appearance on Friday, the eighth inning of a 12-4 loss to the Astros, was his first game action since. As well as Janssens pitched all season, its been a battle through near-constant shoulder pain following a surgery last offseason. "Cant wait for the offseason to really heal this thing and get it right," said Janssen. "Not that Im looking ahead but Im excited for next year and hopefully the little everyday aches and pains subside completely and I can just go about my whole program the way that I would normally do it 100-percent healthy." Is Janssen a better pitcher today because of the injury? "I feel like Ive learned a lot from not necessarily going out there with my best stuff every night and how important it is to pitch, changing speeds and hitting spots, and still being able to accomplish my task pretty much." IZTURIS SEASON OVER To accommodate Chien-Ming Wangs addition to the 40-man roster, the Blue Jays transferred Maicer Izturis to the 60-day disabled list, ending his season. Izturis sprained his left ankle in the fifth inning of Tuesday nights game against the Yankees. He remains with the ballclub and is wearing a walking boot on his left foot. Black NFL Jerseys For Sale . The Braves optioned outfielder Jose Constanza to Triple-A Gwinnett. As expected, the Braves also called up right-hander Julio Teheran from Gwinnett to start Sundays game and optioned backup catcher J. Cheap Black NFL Jerseys . 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Suzukis inside-the-park home run, the first by a Twin since Joe Mauers on July 21, 2007 against the Angels, made it 5-3 in the eighth inning. Eduardo Escobar walked to begin the Twins seventh, took second on Aaron Hicks sacrifice bunt and moved to third on a wild pitch. Pinch-hitter Josmil Pintos fly to right scored Escobar for the 4-3 lead. Correia, who pitched for the Padres from 2009-10, retired the first 12 batters before Chase Headley doubled to right in the fifth. During that stretch Correia struck out four, with only four balls hit out of the infield. Will Venable followed Headleys double with a single and Headley scored on Jedd Gyorkos grounder through the left side. After the runners advanced on Yonder Alonsos fly to right, Yasmani Grandals sacrifice fly scored Venable to tie the score at 2-2. Kennedys single gave the Padres the advantage as Gyorko scored the innings third run. 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Adrian Evans, 49, from Tipton in the West Midlands, died along with his father, 78 year old Charles (known as Patrick) Evans, and nephew Joel Richards, 19, from Wednesbury.

A statement released on behalf of the families by Suzanne Richards said: "We are a very small and normal family, but nothing will ever be normal again.

She added that the men had been so close that even in "those minutes of pure panic" they and her younger son Owen, who survived the attack, had stayed together.

"The 'jolly boys' outing', as they called it, was to celebrate Joel finishing his second year at university with high grades and Owen finishing his GCSEs," said Mrs Richards.

"Their holiday lasted less than 24 hours and their futures and lives ended tragically."

Adrian Evans worked for Sandwell Council in Oldbury as a manager in the gas services department.

Joel was a student at the University of Worcester and a keen football referee.

Grandparents Janet and John Stocker, from Morden in south London, were described as "the happiest, most loving couple" by their family.

"They enjoyed life's simple pleasures as well as the pleasures and love of their extensive family and their many friends, but most of all they were still very much in love with each other," they said.

"They were both young at heart and enjoyed all that life could offer, and especially enjoyed travelling to new places, exploring and appreciating local cultures, and they died together doing what they enjoyed most; sunbathing side by side."

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Mr Stollery had worked at Nottinghamshire County Council for 33 years and spent the last 16 years working with children in care.

Flags were flown at half mast as staff there gathered to pay tribute to him.

William and Lisa Graham

Married couple William Graham, 51, known as Billy, and Lisa Graham, 50, were from Bankfoot in Perth and Kinross. They were in Tunisia to celebrate Mrs Graham's 50th birthday.

Mr Graham worked as a turnstile operator on match days at St Johnstone FC's McDiarmid Park having previously served for 22 years in the 5th Royal Inniskilling Dragoon Guards.

"Billy was part of the St Johnstone family and a great ambassador for the club who always did his job with a smile on his face," said Saints' chairman Steve Brown.

At their funeral Reverend Sydney Graham said: "Billy and Lisa had a lovely relationship and life together at Bankfoot with their much loved daughter Holly and Bailey Boy, the mini longhaired Daschund who earned a special place in their family life."

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Ms Davey's daughter Chloe is the partner of Leicester City footballer Marc Albrighton. The football club offered support to the family, saying: "They are all in our thoughts and prayers."

Mr Chalkley, 42, from Chaddesden, Derby, was Ms Davey's partner.

His son, Ross Naylor, from Derby, confirmed his father's death, posting on Twitter: "I want to say thanks to everyone who has helped; you have all been amazing. One love to all and rest in peace dad."

The couple both worked for Severn Trent Water. Flags at Tamworth Borough Council and Tamworth Castle were flown at half mast as a mark of respect for all those killed in the shooting.
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CHEYENNE, Wyo. A record six inches of rain in less than four hours sent five foot walls of water crashing through the city, trapping persons in swamped cars and in basements where they had sought shelter from tornadoes, officials said Friday. At least replica van cleef flower ring 12 persons were killed and 70 injured, two of them seriously.

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The storm struck at nightfall Thursday with widespread lightning, which ignited several fires, and two inches of hail that piled into drifts up to six feet high.

Mud, trees and other debris covered the city Friday, Sheriff's Lt. Dan Broyles said. Some older houses had collapsed under the pressure of the mud and water.

Sheriff's Capt. Walter Vanatta said that 100 deputies and police officers and 40 National Guardsmen searched homes and piles of debris in a hunt for victims. He said that the search probably would last through today.

The flooding was at its worst near the downtown train station along Crow Creek and on the city's north side along Dry Creek. However, extensive flooding occurred throughout the city because an unusual atmospheric condition held the storm over Cheyenne throughout its fury.

"If that was the 100 year flood, I don't think Cheyenne should have another one for 2,000 years," Mayor Don Erickson said.

Laramie County Coroner Roger Radomsky said that an elderly man suffered a fatal heart attack when cleaning up debris and that the other victims had drowned. Erickson said that 70 persons were treated at hospitals but only two remained hospitalized.

Among the dead was a sheriff's deputy, Robert van Alyne Jr., 33, who had tied himself to a utility pole to help three persons trapped in a sinking car. He got two of them out but, when he was trying to rescue a young girl, the rope holding him broke, sending him and the child into the torrent.

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Another victim was a 73 year old woman who had told her children by telephone Thursday night that she was going to her basement after hearing tornado sirens. Rescue workers Friday found her body in the basement under eight feet of water.

The storm spawned three tornadoes, but no damage from the twisters was reported.

Erickson said that most of the deaths occurred on the city's north side along Dry Creek, which normally lives up to its name. On Thursday night, however, a wall of water raced down it, sweeping away persons in their cars and inundating basements and first floors of homes.

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The National Weather Service said that a record 6.06 inches of rain fell in only 3 1/2 hours on ground already saturated by 10 days of rainfall. The previous record for a 24 hour period in Cheyenne was 4.7 inches, set on July 15, 1896, forecaster Christopher Scott said.
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The cheapest SUV from Premier Auto

The Doshi family, promoters of one of India's oldest car companies, known for the once ubiquitous Premier Padmini, are set to launch a compact sports utility vehicle (SUV).

The rollout of the mini SUV, called Rio, will also mark the entry of a Chinese four wheeler company into India.

Zotye Auto, a little known Chinese manufacturer, will partner Premier in the venture. Zotye will supply vehicle kits to Premier to be assembled at Premier's Pune facility which has a peak annual capacity of 20,000 units.

Zotye will export completely knocked down (CKD) kits from China and Premier will provide a diesel power plant for the vehicle along with its assembly line at Chinchwad, near Pune. Zotye Auto will be paid by Premier for providing the CKD kits.

Although the vehicle won't be fully built in India, both companies are keen to make it the cheapest SUV in the country.

It is understood that the base variant of Rio will be priced at Rs 5 lakh (Rs 500,000), making it 30 per cent cheaper than its nearest competitor, Mahindra Scorpio.

The top end variant, expected to be priced at around Rs 7 lakh (Rs 700,000), will have safety features like air bags and anti lock braking systems, said people with direct knowledge of the company's plans. The launch will take place this month after Diwali, they added.

Rio is a first generation model knock off van cleef and arpels necklace clover from Daihatsu (a Toyota owned brand) called Terios, which was in production from 1997 to 2005. The second generation Terios is sold with a Toyota badge in some international markets and with a Daihatsu badge in others.

Zotye had bought the tools and parts of the earlier Terios model from Daihatsu the same way that Tata Motors bought the tools and dies from French car maker Renault to produce a utility van called Traffic. Tata Motors produces and sells the vehicle as Winger in India.

Premier is expected to fit its own four cylinder, 1.5 diesel engine, which produces peak power of 65 bhp into the Rio with a five speed manual gearshift. The compact vehicle will be smaller than the Mahindra Scorpio in terms of length and width.

The Mumbai based company is not keen to use its existing dealership set up, which primarily sells a 1.4 tonne light commercial vehicle (LCV). Premier has already put in place 20 new dealers to serve the new vehicle and another 30 will be added fake van cleef necklaces by the end of the year.

Chinese two wheeler manufacturers have been trying to foray into India, but all had to withdraw due to inadequate demand. For example, the Lifan Group tried to sell motorcycles and automatic scooters but failed to make much headway.

Premier Automobiles Ltd (PAL, the erstwhile name of company) manufactured the Premier Padmini from 1968 to 2000. The car ruled Indian roads for three decades before it made way for new generation cars led by Maruti.

The company had forged alliances with France's largest car maker, Peugeot (now Peugeot Citroen) and then with Italy's popular car company, Fiat.

But labour unrest that forced a lock out for three months at the Kurla plant in Mumbai and the subsequent devaluation of the rupee, increased the cost of imports from France for Peugeot. PAL Peugeot faced mounting losses as a result and ultimately decided to terminate the joint venture in 1999.

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Andre Malok/The Star LedgerDaniel Fried, 46, of Springfield, Pa., ended up in a struggle with New Jersey State Police after he pulled himself over in his van in November 2010 on Route 72 in Burlington County because he had gone into diabetic shock.

One November night two years ago, State Police found Daniel Fried slumped behind the wheel of his van along Route 72 in Burlington County. He stared forward, eyelids drooping. He was incoherent, slurred his words and seemed to be falling asleep.

He may have looked drunk or like he was on drugs, but doctors say these are classic symptoms of diabetic shock. Paramedics found Fried blood sugar was so low he could have suffered a coma, seized or died, according to State Police records.

But two troopers took his erratic behavior for belligerence. They wrestled him down, hit him with a baton and arrested him, their reports said. The struggle was captured by a microphone on one of the troopers, and the recording was obtained by The Star Ledger.

On the tape, Fried can be heard screaming and telling troopers they are hurting his arm, while they yell at him to stop resisting. Fried said in court records he suffered cuts, bruises and a broken wrist, and despite repeated requests, troopers refused to fetch the fruit punch he kept in his van.

"I was stuck somewhere between angry, frustrated and embarrassed," Fried told The Star copy clover necklace van cleef Ledger in an interview.

As the number of Americans with diabetes fake van arpels and cleef necklace soars toward 26 million, there is growing concern around the country among diabetes advocates and medical experts that too many police officers don know how to recognize people in diabetic shock or how to help.

Police car camera footage of Daniel Fried arrest

On Nov. 20, 2010, Daniel Fried, 46, of Springfield, Pa., was driving home from his shore house on Long Beach Island when he suffered low blood sugar and pulled over. State Police Trooper Paul Brown responded to a report of an erratic driver, found Fried's van on the side of Route 72 in Woodland Township and suspected he may be suffering from diabetes. But when a second trooper, Scott Tetzlaff, arrived, Brown did not mention his suspicion of a medical problem or the odd symptoms Fried was displaying. The video interview of Daniel Fried is here.

When the American Diabetes Association settled a class action lawsuit against the city in 2003, alleging diabetics were denied care while in police custody, it asked Fried, an award winning director and producer, to make the training video for officers.

"Compared to most diabetics, I an expert," Fried said. "It doesn matter how much you know and who you are. District Court in Camden, Fried, 46, claims the troopers Paul Brown and Scott Tetzlaff did the opposite of what the video shows they should have done. He said they were not trained to recognize diabetic shock, used excessive force and violated his civil rights.

The state Attorney General Office and State Police declined comment on the case, the troopers actions or their training because the matters were central to the ongoing litigation. In the lawsuit, the state denies wrongdoing.

Two sources familiar with a State Police internal investigation said the allegation of excessive force was determined to be unfounded. The sources were not allowed to discuss internal disciplinary matters and requested anonymity. The two troopers could not be reached for comment.

Wayne Fisher, a professor with the Police Institute at Rutgers Newark, said while police must be prepared to recognize people needs and attend to them, "it just not possible officers can be prepared for every possible fact situation they might encounter."

In the recordings obtained by The Star Ledger, Brown uniform microphone was not working, making it impossible to know exactly what was said between him and Fried. None of the interactions between troopers and Fried were captured on video because his van blocked the camera view.

Fried attorney, Aaron Freiwald, said the case revealed a "deep problem" with the State Police: a lack of training and sensitivity toward people in need. About 38 minutes passed from when the first trooper arrived on scene until Fried received medical care.

"All he could do was pull over to the side of the road where he did and when he did," said Freiwald. "He needed medical attention; he did not need a beating."

In State Police reports and court depositions, Brown, who was first on scene, said he suspected Fried had diabetes but did not call paramedics because he could not rule out drugs or alcohol. He said he saw no evidence of drugs or alcohol and did not smell anything.

"I asked Mr. Fried if he was diabetic to which he replied, You didn know that?! Brown, who had two years on the force at the time, said in his report. "I then asked Mr. Fried if he takes insulin to which he replied, Yes. No. I don have diabetes. I told you that.

On Nov. 20, 2010, Daniel Fried, 46, of Springfield, Pa., was driving home from his shore house on Long Beach Island when he suffered low blood sugar and pulled over. State Police Trooper Paul Brown responded to a report of an erratic driver, found Fried's van on the side of Route 72 in Woodland Township and suspected he may be suffering from diabetes. But when a second trooper, Scott Tetzlaff, arrived, Brown did not mention his suspicion of a medical problem or the odd symptoms Fried was displaying. Fried was hit with a baton and his wrist was broken. Fried and his attorney have filed a federal lawsuit. (Video by Andre Malok / The Star Ledger) The video from the police car dashboard camera is here.

Brown said he initially did not think Fried was much of a threat. He said he asked Fried to get out of the van, but did not frisk him and left him alone fake van cleef and arpels necklaces when Tetzlaff arrived.

Before the struggle, Brown did not tell Tetzlaff about his conversations with Fried, the strange behavior and his suspicion of diabetes. He told his colleague "this guy giving me the runaround" and suggested Fried was being purposefully evasive, records show.

"In my experience with, you know, people that are having a medical issue, I haven I never experienced that where somebody was just disregarding me completely, so I felt at that time, you know, that there was some intent there," Brown said in his deposition.

Tetzlaff said in his report Fried would not take his hands out of his pockets, and when he did, he put them back. Tetzlaff said he feared Fried might have a weapon, though none was found. He said Fried was belligerent and tried to walk away, so he grabbed him.

"He clenched his arms downward and pulled me close to his body with force," Tetzlaff wrote. "I took the accused to the ground and gained control of his left arm. The accused was face down, kicking and trying to roll over on his back."

In the recording, Tetzlaff later scolded Fried for not being upfront about his condition.

"Hey you know what bud, if this is all about the sugar you may have needed or something like that, this could have all been avoided by you just saying diabetic, I need sugar, " said Tetzlaff, who also had two years on the force at the time.
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