Got Bored Kids at Home? Check out the Petersen Automotive Museum’s Free Streams and Activities

In Los Angeles, the Petersen Automotive Museum is a go-to destination for us staffers at Automobile, and there isn’t one of us who hasn’t wiled away an afternoon there immersed in all it has to offer. While the museum is understandably closed until at least the end of March, it hasn’t taken long for it to begin a schedule of live streaming events and other educational activities from its avant garde headquarters in downtown Los Angeles, all offered for free on its website.

If you have bored kids at home, you’re in luck. The events are mostly geared toward children, though no doubt parents will enjoy following along as well. So far, the schedule is as follows (all times are PST):

  • Tuesday, March 17, 10 a.m. – Force and Motion
    • Cars are about motion. While it may seem simple to press a pedal and move forward, there are dozens
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Bicycle Therapeutics partners with Roche

Bicycle Therapeutics, a Cambridge, UK-based biotech, developing proprietary bicyclic peptides has attracted the attention of Roche subsidiary, Genentech. The two companies agreed a collaboration agreement, with Bicycle receiving $30m (€27.4m) in an upfront fee and eligible for a further $1.7bn (€1.55bn) dependent upon milestones met.

The focus will be on the development of small molecules aimed at immuno-oncology (IO) targets. A spokesperson for Bicycle told us that this will allow the company to expand its footprint in the IO space.

When asked in particular what targets would be worked on, the spokesperson only confirmed that they are ‘well-known’ targets that Genentech believes are “particularly well-suited to Bicycle technology.”

Bicyclic peptides are synthetic short peptides constrained to form two loops. According to the company, they combine the pharmacology of a biologic with the pharmacokinetic properties of a small molecule.

In terms of what advantages this may confer, the spokesperson explained

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Form 2290 filing, IRS 2290 online

Form 2290 Heavy Highway Vehicle Use Tax Claiming Credit

You can claim a credit for the heavy vehicles which are overpaid during the tax period. Truck holders can easily get a credit from the IRS which are reported by Filing IRS Form 2290 Online.

1. Claim a credit for the heavy vehicles which are stolen, sold, or destroyed before the June 1st.

2. Also, you can receive the credit of the vehicles when their mileage limit is 5,000 miles or less (7,500 miles or less for the agricultural vehicles).

Claiming a credit or refund is not possible for the lower weight class vehicles. For example, you registered your vehicle with the 80,000 lbs or more. Perhaps, you only used your vehicle at the low weight. In this case, you cannot claim a refund from the IRS. You can claim a credit when you run your vehicle with the low mileage

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Coronavirus: Doctor finds bicycle stolen after night shift

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Dan Harvey discovered his bicycle had been stolen after a shift treating coronavirus patients

A hospital consultant treating patients with coronavirus says he has been overwhelmed with offers to replace his stolen bicycle.

Dan Harvey noticed his transport home was missing when he finished a nine-hour night shift on an intensive care unit in Nottingham.

It had been locked in a staff area of the Queen’s Medical Centre.

After sharing details of the theft on social media, Mr Harvey had dozens of offers to replace the bicycle.

Mr Harvey, 44, said he finished his shift at 02:00 GMT on Thursday and soon realised the bicycle he used for commuting had been taken.

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It had been secured with a combination padlock in a bicycle park that required a hospital staff ID to access.

“There were many bikes

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Yamaha Motor and Tier IV Establish JV for autonomous transportation service

TOKYO, March 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. and Tier IV, Inc. today announced the launch of eve autonomy, Inc., a joint-venture company based in Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan, that will develop an autonomous transportation service to help Yamaha Motor and other companies address chronic labor shortages and growing needs for high-mix low-volume production.

Beginning in April, eve autonomy will begin offering easily implemented solutions that combine Tier IV’s Autoware*, an open-source operating system for autonomous driving, and Yamaha Motor’s renowned vehicle-body development technologies. Envisioned subscription-type services and after-sales support will enable customer factories to respond nimbly to demand fluctuations and reduce their initial costs of implementation.

Yamaha Motor and Tier IV, which have jointly developed autonomous transportation services on a pilot basis, started to trial services on production lines this month at Yamaha Motor’s Hamakita Plant in Hamamatsu, as a step toward creating a smart factory.

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Physical distancing rules lead to boom for Halifax bicycle shop

A bicycle shop in Halifax says business is booming as people look for ways to stay active and keep their distance from others amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Cyclesmith saw a 42 per cent increase in sales in the first half of March compared to the year before.

“If we’ve been cooped up for two weeks in self-isolation, then we can get out for a bike ride and we get the fresh air and stuff, and we don’t have to be on top of each other,” said owner Andrew Feenstra. 

As of Tuesday, there are 147 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Nova Scotia.

Cyclesmith has adopted a long list of changes to keep staff and customers safe.

Customers at Cyclesmith in Halifax have to ring a doorbell to be served at the store to make sure everyone respects physical distancing procedures. (Craig Paisley/CBC)

The front door is now locked, and customers

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1 person killed in 3-vehicle wreck in Independence, MO

One person was killed in a three-vehicle crash in Independence Wednesday afternoon, according to police.

The wreck happened just before 3:45 p.m. at 39th Street and Little Blue Parkway.

According to a statement from Independence police, a 2011 Ford Taurus that was traveling north on Little Blue Parkway turned into the path of a 2015 Chevrolet Silverado and a 1999 Ford F-150 truck traveling south.

The driver of the Ford Taurus was pronounced dead at the scene. The victim’s name was not immediately released, pending family notification.

Occupants in the Chevrolet Silverado were taken to a hospital with minor injuries.

The driver of the Ford F-150 was not injured.

Police said the crash remains under investigation.

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Regional Transportation Planning, Research, Investment Strategies, and Funding.

Public Meeting Notice: April 7 Board of Directors

The April 7 RTC Board of Directors meeting is Closed to Public Attendance in accordance with Governor’s Proclamation 20-28. All members of the Board of Directors may attend the meeting by telephone or webinar format and can fully participate.

Public Access and Participation. This meeting will be broadcast live on CVTV (Comcast channel 23) and available on cvtv.org to stream.
The public may participate by joining a teleconference at (351-888-7211) prior to the start of the meeting, or writing to meetings@rtc.wa.gov up to an hour before the meeting begins.
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Car Repairs and Servicing Adelaide

You need your car to get you from Point A to Point B, so depend on P.R. Automotive to keep your car going strong. Whether you want car servicing to maintain your vehicle’s good condition or car repairs to fix a problem, we can do the job.

 

Rely on us for affordable, quality car services in Adelaide. We won’t let you down.

 

P.R Automotive has been in the auto industry since 1990, giving us nearly 30 years of experience. Because of our vast experience, we’ve encountered just as about every car issue possible and we know what to do when it comes to tuning and repairing your vehicle. Additionally, we know how important your budget is to you, so we make sure that each of our customers gets great work for an affordable price.

 

We’re qualified to ,from replacing your brake pads to a complete brakes repair as well as

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