Here’s your chance to win tickets to attend Derek Jeter’s Baseball Hall of Fame induction

Attention Derek Jeter fans!

The former New York Yankees all-star shortstop is scheduled to be inducted in the National Baseball Hall of Fame this summer and baseball fans will have the chance to attend the event.

That’s because Jeter’s Turn 2 Foundation announced it is auctioning two VIP tickets and accommodations to attend the 2021 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony as part of its virtual fundraiser, Give With Purpose.

Jeter was supposed to go into the Hall of Fame last summer, but the event was canceled because of the pandemic.

All bids through the Give With Purpose fundraiser and auction will support Jeter’s Turn 2 Foundation and its programs that help youth to rise above negative influences, lead healthy lives, and achieve their greatest potential.

Jeter created Turn 2 during his rookie season with the Yankees in 1996, which has since awarded more than $30 million to create and support

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About 18% of Olympic tickets to be refunded

The giant Olympic rings are seen as a passerby walks holding a protective face mask two days before the start of the one-year countdown to the Tokyo Olympics that have been postponed to 2021 due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, at the waterfront area at Odaiba Marine Park in Tokyo, Japan July 21, 2020. [Photo/Agencies]

TOKYO – About 18 percent of the tickets sold in the Japanese domestic lottery will be refunded, the Tokyo 2020 organizing committee announced here on Thursday.

The Kyodo news agency said that Tokyo 2020 received requests from Nov 11 to 30 for refunds for some 810,000 tickets out of about 4.45 million tickets sold for the Japanese market.

According to the refund policy, the organizers only accepted those tickets purchased on the official website, and tickets bought outside Japan are not covered. It has been reported that over one million tickets have been sold

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Christmas train tickets selling out leaving families stranded over festive period

On top of this, trains, flights and coaches will all be running at reduced capacities due to ongoing social distancing measures.  Tickets have nearly sold out across some long-distance routes.

On booking website Trainline, at the time of publication, tickets from London to Newcastle were already incredibly limited for Dec 23, with only a few seats remaining on most journeys.

Tickets were close to selling out for many journeys from  London to Edinburgh on the same date, as were tickets for trips from London to Cardiff, particularly in first-class carriages.

As usual, there will be no trains running on Christmas Day itself, and a very limited number of services running on Boxing Day. 

The Government has appointed Sir Peter Hendy, the chairman of Network Rail, to examine whether transport links across the country will be fit for purpose over Christmas.  

He has been given the power to force train operators

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Kansas City Chiefs to begin selling playoff tickets next week

With a playoff berth and the AFC West nearly in hand, beginning next week, the Kansas City Chiefs will start selling tickets to potential home games during the 2020 NFL playoffs.

All season long, the Chiefs have operated at a capacity reduced to 22% of the typical capacity at Arrowhead Stadium. With COVID-19 cases on the rise, the franchise will continue these capacity restrictions throughout the playoffs.

That means there will only be a limited number of tickets available for home playoff games. Chiefs team president Mark Donovan encouraged fans to attend despite the reduced capacity.

“Even with a reduced capacity, our fans have made a noticeable difference for our team. We really appreciate their commitment throughout the season,” Donovan said. “We have a lot of plans to make this a memorable postseason while supporting our ultimate goal to ‘Run It Back.’”

Here’s how everything with the upcoming playoff ticket

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ICU nurses caring for COVID-19 patients still slammed by parking tickets

MANHATTAN — Geovanni Perez, a hospital ICU nurse who’s been working during the COVID19 pandemic on the Upper East Side, said when the infection numbers dipped several months ago, traffic agents started bombarding his colleagues with parking tickets.

The problem continues to the present day, he said.

“I’ve had more than a thousand dollars in parking tickets in the last few months,” Perez, a registered nurse, told PIX11 News. “Leave the nurses alone!”

PIX11 News first became aware of a ticket problem on the Upper East Side in April.

Nurses at one private hospital who stopped taking the subway to work, fearful of more exposure to the deadly virus, were using their cars — and hopeful that the city’s suspension of some parking rules would apply to them.

The department of transportation told PIX11 News at the time it distributed 13,200 green “parking placards” to public and private hospitals to

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New York State Police wrote 1,779 tickets to drivers in construction zones

ALBANY — The New York State Police cracked down on speeding, refusing to wear seatbelts and using cellphones behind the wheel while driving through highway construction zones.

Officers wrote 1,779 tickets between July and November under the state’s “Operation Hard Hat,” which stations state police officers along the Empire State’s highways dressed as construction workers to catch violating drivers in maintenance and emergency operation zones.

It’s nearly a 70-percent increase compared to 2019’s program, under which 1,048 total tickets were given out.

“Building and maintaining a 21st Century transportation system cannot be done without the work performed by highway construction workers and it’s imperative we do all we can to make their jobs as safe as possible,” said Gov. Andrew Cuomo in a statement Thursday. 

“Preventing tragedies takes everyone working together, so while the state will continue to crack down on those who endanger those working on our roadways, I

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Tickets Now Available for A SEASON OF HOPE & INSPIRATION Featuring Patti LuPone, Billy Porter and More

Tickets are now available for Broadway Inspirational Voices’ 2020 holiday concert, “A Season of Hope & Inspiration,” streaming to a global audience on Sunday, Dec. 13 starting at 7pm (ET). The choir announced an exclusive VIP performance package in partnership with American Express that includes a ticket to the concert and a specially curated pre-show hosted by Andrea Burns and Michael James Scott.

The event will stream live online for free, and tickets can be reserved at www.BIVoices.org. The American Express VIP Card Member Performance Package includes a ticket to the virtual concert and a pre-filmed virtual concert pre-show event starting at 6:30pm (ET) with Andrea Burns, Liz Callaway, Norm Lewis, Leslie Odom Jr., and Michael James Scott. These tickets are available exclusively for American Express Card Members for a donation of $10 or more. American Express is a Proud Partner of Broadway Inspirational Voices.

The concert itself will

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Wonder Woman 1984 Runtime Revealed as Tickets Go on Sale

The Wonder Woman 1984 runtime has been revealed. In addition, tickets are now officially on sale for fans that are able to see the highly anticipated sequel in theaters. Warner Bros. has been sitting on the movie for months, due to the public health crisis, but they are sticking with the Christmas Day release, which coincides with the premiere on HBO Max. DC fans will be able to choose where they watch the movie when the time comes.

We now know how long viewers will be sitting in movie theaters or at home when they watch Wonder Woman 1984. The sequel will run for 2 hours and 31 minutes, which is a bit on the lengthy side, while not heading into Avengers: Endgame territory. There is

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Anger as Plymouth Argyle fans with season tickets won’t all be able to return to Home Park when it reopens | West Country

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Angry Plymouth Argyle fans are asking the club to review its ticket allocation policy after thousands found out they won’t be able to watch their team play when stadiums reopen.

On Saturday 5 December, fans will be allowed to watch League One Argyle play against Ipswich Town – but Home Park has been granted a capacity of 1,808 supporters.

Tickets for fixtures under the current restrictions have been allocated to people who bought season tickets first, leaving thousands who also bought season tickets upset they won’t get to see the Green Army play.



Donna Hone, one of the disgruntled season ticket holders, told ITV News West Country: “What really concerns me is the future of the club if this is the stance they take. There are 4,000 really disappointed people and looking at social media, they are actually thinking – do we invest next season?”

She

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