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DoubleTree Hilton in New Bern scheduled to reopen in November 2020.

Todd Wetherington
 
| Sun Journal

After being closed for more than two years due to damages from Hurricane Florence, the DoubleTree Hilton in downtown New Bern is scheduled to reopen in early-mid November, according to hotel management.

Along with the nearby New Bern Riverfront Convention Center, which reopened in October 2019, the DoubleTree Hilton serves as one of downtown New Bern’s main economic drivers.

The hotel has been closed since Hurricane Florence churned through the area in September 2018. Marty Matfess, chief operating Officer, SIG Management, confirmed Wednesday that repair work is nearing completion at the hotel, which received damage to 85 percent of its 171 rooms during Hurricane Florence and was forced to lay off most of its 115 employees on staff. According to Matfess, the Doubletree’s entire roof was replaced in the main building, as well as a sub-roof above the restaurant. The repair work has also included

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Renovation of Ranganatha Swamy temple to be complete by November | Mysuru News

Mysuru: The renovation of the over 500-year-old Sri Ranganatha Swamy temple in BR Hills, which is part of BR Hills Tiger Reserve in Chamarajnagar district, will be completed in November.
The temple, which had been closed for devotees since March 2017, will be opened this year-end, said Muzarai department officials.
The works were taken up following public outcry after the temple appeared to be crumbling. Officials said over 90 per cent works have been completed. The department of archaeology and museums, which took up the work at a cost of Rs 2.4 crore, replaced pillars, repaired the sanctum sanctorum and changed the flooring. It is also renovating a guest house.
The department of tourism, public works and other departments have contributed funds for different phases of the works.
The temple was renovated under the guidance of temple architects from Tamil Nadu. Damaged stones, pillars and beams have been replaced. Three
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Ethereum 2.0 Release Date On Track For November: What Are The Improvements?

KEY POINTS

  • Ethereum founder Vitalik Buterin had said Ethereum 2.0 will ship before 2020 ends
  • It will transition the largest public blockchain from proof-of-work (PoW) to proof-of-stake (PoS) consensus algorithm
  • Ethereum 2.0 is promising an eventual transaction speed of 100,000 per second

A number of developers are confident that Ethereum 2.0, the delayed update on the Ethereum blockchain, is poised to launch in November 2020. 

According to Raul Jordan, one of developers working on the transition as well as an Ethereum infrastructure builder with Prysmatic Lab, November is ideal for the launch once a number of security checks and user experience polishes have been completed, news outlet Decrypt reports.

This is in accordance with Ethereum founder Vitalik Buterin’s previous statement, wherein he estimated Ethereum 2.0 will ship before 2020 ends.

Ethereum 2.0 will transition the largest public blockchain from proof-of-work (PoW) to proof-of-stake (PoS) consensus algorithm. While Ethereum 1.0 transactions

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