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MUSKEGON – Shane Fairfield was 9 years old when he played his first football game at Hackley Stadium.

a sign hanging from a tree: Hackley Stadium at Muskegon High School on Monday, Sept. 21, 2020. The historic stadium's renovations include a synthetic turf, SharkBite slip resistant surface in the stands and a brick wall surrounding the field.

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Hackley Stadium at Muskegon High School on Monday, Sept. 21, 2020. The historic stadium’s renovations include a synthetic turf, SharkBite slip resistant surface in the stands and a brick wall surrounding the field.

Several years later, the memory is still vivid for Muskegon High School’s 11th-year head coach.

“That was exciting because I felt like I was in the Big House (at University of Michigan). I mean, being a 9-year-old kid going through that tunnel and seeing the field and there’s no track around it and that kind of stuff, I was blown away then,” Fairfield recalled earlier this week, as he prepared his Big Reds (1-0, 1-0 OK Green Conference) for their big crosstown matchup against Mona Shores (1-0, 1-0).

At 7 tonight,

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New Bryant-Denny Stadium capacity revealed after renovation

A little more than a week before a delayed reopening, Bryant-Denny Stadium’s renovations are wrapping up.

Texas A&M will visit next Saturday in the first game in a reduced-capacity stadium that received an $107 million update.

The stadium will seat just under 20,000 fans as part of the social distancing requirements, Alabama athletics director Greg Byrne said in a Thursday interview with

Byrne also revealed the new capacity of the 91-year old stadium when it can be filled to the brim again one day.

Bryant-Denny Stadium will now seat 100,077 after the offseason renovations to club and luxury seating.

It had a capacity of 101,821 since the 2010 addition of the south end zone upper deck and luxury seating.

The new capacity will not impact Alabama’s standing on the list of largest college football stadiums. It remains No. 7, just behind LSU’s Tiger Stadium that seats 102,321. Michigan Stadium

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Space Station bathroom renovation launching on next cargo supply run

It’s a home makeover but 200 miles above Earth: The next resupply delivery mission to the International Space Station will include a new re-designed commode for the astronauts.

A cargo re-supply launch is scheduled to liftoff on a Northrop Grumman Antares rocket Sept. 29 from NASA’s Wallops Island Flight Facility carrying supplies for the astronauts, research, hardware and a marketing experiment for the makeup company Estee Lauder.

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Loaded up among nearly 8,000 pounds of supplies, the Northrop Grumman’s Cygnus cargo spacecraft will also deliver a new “Universal Waste Management System,” also known as a space toilet, to the floating laboratory in space and home to astronauts 365 days a year.

The system actually has two important purposes on the ISS. Outside the bathroom needs, it also

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LDCPH moves clinic services for renovation project

LAWRENCE, Kan. (WIBW) – Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health is moving its clinic services temporarily to the building’s second-floor for a renovation project.

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Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health says its clinic services will be temporarily moved to the second floor of the Community Health Facility at 200 Maine St. starting on Oct. 5 in order to accommodate a building renovation project.

According to LDCPH, clinic services are currently provided on the first floor and include family planning, STD testing and counseling and immunizations. It said the clinic will be closed on Oct. 1 and Oct. 2 for the move and will remain on the second floor until renovations on the first floor are finished.

LDCPH said the almost $720,000 renovation project will include new floors, cabinets and paint in the 10,000 square foot building. It said the pharmacy and labs will get reconfigured cabinetry to

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Syd and Shea McGee Are Getting Their Own Home Renovation Show on Netflix

Photo credit: Courtesy of NETFLIX
Photo credit: Courtesy of NETFLIX

From House Beautiful

Since launching in 2014, Studio McGee has become one of the most well-known interior design firms in the nation. From a constant track record of pleased clients, to the firm’s new cozy home collection available at Target, Studio McGee is quickly becoming a household name. And now, the husband-and-wife masterminds behind the magic, Syd and Shea McGee, are coming to Netflix with their own show!

Today, the Studio McGee announced the good news via Instagram. “We’re so excited to announce our new series, Dream Home Makeover! Available on @netflix October 16th,” the caption read.

This new six-episode series will give fans an inside look at Syd and Shea McGee’s very busy life together, from running Studio McGee (as well as their sister home goods brand McGee & Co.) to parenting their two daughters. Viewers at home will feel closer to the

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COVID-19 sparks renovation boom

Aussie families have jumped at the chance to renovate their properties during the coronavirus pandemic.

New lending data has revealed just how keen Australians are to give their homes a facelift,, with the average budget coming in at a whopping $63,188.

Victoria came in with the highest average renovation cost at $71,067, followed by Tasmania $67,416 and New South Wales $66,609. Queensland held the median at $60,560.

ACT ($58,466), Western Australia ($54,377) and South Australia ($53,524) were below the national average renovation cost alongside QLD, according to Suncorp Bank lending data retrieved from July 2019 to June 2020.

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Brisbane-based builder Mitch Picklington of Mitcon Build has been inundated with construction enquiries from households during COVID-19.

“We have been inundated with requests to quote for different jobs

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Carrier Dome renovation: What’s left undone? What might come next?

Syracuse, N.Y. — Syracuse is investing $118 million in renovating the Carrier Dome, installing a new roof, improving amenities and providing what the school is touting as a “new stadium experience.”

In previous conversations before the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, Syracuse athletic director John Wildhack had noted there is an appetite to do make more improvements and Syracuse has referenced a future Phase 2 of the renovation, although it hasn’t set a timetable or promised any specific upgrades.

There are certainly additional luxuries that fans would suggest.. Some of these things were initially included in renderings, while others have been discussed as options.

Heading into the weekend that Syracuse celebrates completing some substantial components of the project, here’s a look at what could be next. (Also, a look at a video of the new scoreboard, courtesy of SU).


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Courtyard Lancaster Unveils Full Interior Renovation

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LANCASTER, Pa., Sept. 24, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — High Hotels Ltd, announced that it has completed a $3 million interior renovation of the Courtyard by Marriott located at 1931 Hospitality Drive in Lancaster, Pa. at Greenfield. Property updates include a complete redesign of the guestrooms, lobby, bistro, bar, indoor pool, and meeting space. The Courtyard Lancaster most recently made news when it became the first Marriott-branded hotel in the U.S. to become 100 percent solar powered.

As part of the renovation, the lobby now welcomes guests with a new, contemporary design throughout and features the popular media pods, communal tables and comfortable seating around a modern gas fireplace; all showcasing stylish new furnishings in rich navy and grays accented with warm wood tones. The hotel’s Bistro, bar

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Renovation of two tanks leads to jump in yield

The rejuvenation of waterbodies, taken up by the district administration exactly a year ago by involving government departments, non-governmental organisations and the public, has yielded good results as agriculture production has gone up substantially in all these areas.

This significant achievement has increased the area of cultivation under these waterbodies, thanks to the additional water stored in the renovated irrigation tanks. The most important feature is that these exercises did not cause any expense to the government as the public shared the entire cost.

The district administration, in association with Anna University, Chennai, designed a methodology in 2018 to restore the hitherto uncared for waterbodies with the active involvement of the locals for coordinated execution. The prime objective was to renovate the waterbodies with locals’ participation to ensure increased agriculture productivity.

The methodology was formulated by demarcating the river region and the responsibility was allocated to all the stakeholders.


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Discover Raphael’s creative process with new state-of-the-art renovation of V&A’s Cartoons Court

Recording the colour of the Raphael Cartoons at the V&A using panoramic composite photography
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The Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) will open its Raphael Court on 14 November—just in time for the 500th anniversary of Raphael’s death—following a nine-month refurbishment. The court houses the celebrated Raphael Cartoons, large-scale paper designs painted by Raphael in 1515-16 for the Acts of the Apostles tapestry series woven for Pope Leo X’s Sistine chapel.

Seven of the cartoons were acquired by Charles I in 1623 and shipped to England; they remained in the Royal Collection and were lent to the South Kensington Museum—now the V&A—by Queen Victoria in 1865 in memory of Prince Albert. “The cartoons were exempted from sale by the Commonwealth, possibly because of their distinguished provenance, but it was only at the end of the 17th century that they began to be considered as works

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