IE Staff Facebook LinkedIn Twitter Keywords IndexesCompanies Canaccord Genuity Corp. Canada could soon see a new structure for tax-advantaged investing Coming this fall: a new approach to trading at the close TMX seeks to overhaul trading at the close Related news Toronto-based Canaccord Genuity Group Inc. (TSX: CF) said Wednesday that S&P Dow Jones Canadian Index Services has confirmed that the independent financial services firm will be added to the S&P/TSX Composite Index after the close of trading on Friday, June 20. The S&P/TSX Composite Index, managed and calculated by S&P Dow Jones Indices, is the headline index and the principal broad market measure for the Canadian equity markets. Share this article and your comments with peers on social media Canaccord Genuity will also be added to the S&P/TSX Composite Dividend Index and the S&P/TSX High Beta Index. Through its principal subsidiaries, Canaccord Genuity has operations in two principal segments of the securities industry: wealth management and capital markets.
Keywords Fund managers Franklin Templeton renames funds with new managers The plans will continue to also be advised by 1832 Asset Management L.P. and Adaptive Asset Management Ltd., both based in Toronto.The plans are investment funds that pool together the money of many investors that are saving for a child’s post–secondary education. IE Staff Richmond Hill, Ont.-based Global Growth Assets Inc. on Thursday announced portfolio advisor changes to two of its investment funds.Effective June 11, Toronto-based UBS Investment Management Canada Inc. will assume the portfolio manager duties for Legacy Education Savings Plan and Advanced Education Savings Plans that are currently provided by Yorkville Asset Management Inc. Related news Facebook LinkedIn Twitter Change to Counsel Global Small Cap Fund NEO, Invesco launch four index PTFs Share this article and your comments with peers on social media bacho12345/123RF
Share Share via TwitterShare via FacebookShare via LinkedInShare via E-mail Categories:AcademicsScience & TechnologyCampus CommunityNews Headlines Published: April 23, 2014 “Chronic inflammation can lead to all kinds of problems from irritable bowel syndrome to asthma to allergies and even depression,” said Christopher Lowry, an associate professor in CU-Boulder’s Department of Integrative Physiology and a co-author of the paper. “The rise of chronic inflammation and these associated disorders, especially among people living in the cities of developed countries, is troubling.” The greater prevalence of asthma, allergies and other chronic inflammatory disorders among people of lower socioeconomic status might be due in part to their reduced exposure to the microbes that thrive in rural environments, according to a new scientific paper co-authored by a University of Colorado Boulder researcher.The article, published in the journal Clinical & Experimental Immunology, argues that people living in urban centers who have less access to green spaces may be more apt to have chronic inflammation, a condition caused by immune system dysfunction.When our immune systems are working properly, they trigger inflammation to fight off dangerous infections, but the inflammation disappears when the infection is gone. However, a breakdown in immune system function can cause a low level of inflammation to persist indefinitely. Such chronic inflammation can cause a host of health disorders.“Chronic inflammation can lead to all kinds of problems from irritable bowel syndrome to asthma to allergies and even depression,” said Christopher Lowry, an associate professor in CU-Boulder’s Department of Integrative Physiology and a co-author of the paper. “The rise of chronic inflammation and these associated disorders, especially among people living in the cities of developed countries, is troubling.”The two other article co-authors are Graham Rook of UCL (University College London) and Charles Raison of the University of Arizona.Some scientists have hypothesized that the increase of chronic inflammation in wealthier Western countries is connected to lifestyles that have essentially become too clean. The so-called “hygiene hypothesis” is based on the notion that some microbes and infections interact with the immune system to suppress inflammation and that eliminating exposure to those things could compromise your health.But the idea that picking up more germs could boost our immune system function does not at first seem to hold up when applied to low-income urbanites, who suffer disproportionately from both infections caused by germs and disorders linked to chronic inflammation. The authors of the new paper say this apparent disconnect is due to a misunderstanding of the hygiene hypothesis.The authors agree that microbes and some types of infections are important because they can keep the immune system from triggering inflammation when it’s not necessary, as happens with asthma attacks and allergic reactions.But they say the infections that were historically important to immune system development have largely been eliminated in developed countries. The modern diseases we pick up from school, work and other crowded areas today do not actually lead to lower instances of inflammatory disorders. “The idea that we’re too clean—that gives the wrong impression,” said Lowry. “You want people to wash their hands because hygiene is important to avoid infections that are harmful.”During our evolutionary history, the human immune system was exposed to microbes and infections in three important ways: commensal microbes were passed to infants from their mothers and other family members; people came into contact with nonpathogenic microbes in the environment; and people lived with chronic infections, such as helminths, which are parasitic worms found in the gut and blood.In order for those “old infections” to be tolerated in the body for long periods of time, they evolved a mechanism to keep the human immune system from triggering inflammation. Similarly, environmental bacteria, which were abundant and harmless, were tolerated by the immune system.According to Rook, a professor at UCL, “Helminthic parasites need to be tolerated by the immune system because, although not always harmless, once they are established in the host efforts by the immune system to eliminate them are futile, and merely cause tissue damage.”In contrast, relatively modern “crowd infections,” such as measles or chicken pox, cause an inflammatory response. The result is that either the sick person dies or the infection is wiped out by the inflammation and the person becomes immune from having the same infection again in the future.Collectively, the authors refer to the microbes and old infections that had a beneficial impact on the function of our immune systems as “old friends.” Exposure to old friends plays an important role in guarding against inflammatory disorders, the authors said. Because the “old infections” are largely absent from the developed world, exposure to environmental microbes—such as those found in rural environments, like farms and green spaces—has likely become even more important.The authors say this would explain why low-income urban residents—who cannot easily afford to leave the city for rural vacations—are more likely to suffer from inflammatory disorders. The problem is made worse because people who live in densely populated areas also are more likely to contract crowd infections, which cause more inflammation.In other words, city dwellers of low socioeconomic status might benefit both from being “cleaner” and “dirtier,” depending on the context. Like all people, better hygiene—like washing their hands more frequently, for example—could help them avoid crowd infections while more opportunities to “play in the dirt,” like visiting green spaces, could allow their immune systems to come into contact with more beneficial microbes.“You don’t want the crowd infections,” said Lowry. “But you do want to find ways to increase your exposure to ‘old friends.’ ”Contact: Christopher Lowry, University of Colorado Boulder, [email protected] Graham Rook, UCL, +44 (0) 20 7606 [email protected] Charles Raison, University of [email protected] Laura Snider, CU-Boulder media relations, [email protected]
The KingstOOn Animation Conference and Afro-descendant Festival is to be held from March 12 to 13 at the Edna Manley College for the Visual and Performing Arts, in Kingston.The festival is seeking to engage unattached or at-risk youth to expose them to opportunities that the animation industry can offer them.Addressing a JIS ‘Think Tank’, today (February 2), State Minister in the Ministry of Science, Technology, Energy and Mining, Hon. Julian Robinson, said that “KingstOOn is a fantastic opportunity for Jamaican youth to make the important connections that can propel them forward to be a part of the animation industry.”He noted that the festival will be a free two-day event with panel discussions, masters classes, workshops and business meetings.Mr. Robinson pointed out that a number of animation industry experts from around the world will be in Jamaica to participate in the sessions.Meanwhile, Animation Specialist with the Ministry, Robert Reid, said the masters classes and workshops to be featured will include storytelling, story boarding, character design, and the creation of animation portfolio,He added that the festival, entitled ‘Learn, Earn, Display’, will focus on the creative and the business aspects of things, with the latter focusing on the distribution of content, merchandising of content, monetizing content, and finding funding in the Jamaican landscape.The panel discussions will feature representatives from the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC), to speak on the launching of the CAPE programme in animation and game design, as well as other regional groups that teach the programme.Studios and educational institutions will have display booths at the festival, Mr. Reid said, adding that regional and African studios with afro-descendant content have been invited take part.Mr. Reid informed that software companies will be at the festival to discuss their products and their capabilities.“At the festival, persons will be able to meet with industry players that will propel them into creating their network,” he said.Mr. Reid spoke of three major competitions, the emerging animated content competition, the international animated content competition and the pitch competition. The deadline for these competitions is February 7, and persons seeking more information may visit: www.kingstoonfest.com.The State Minister is encouraging all persons with an interest in animation, students from colleges, universities, vocational training institutions and high schools to participate in KingstOOn.KingstOOn is a collaboration among the Ministry, the World Bank, JAMPRO, Edna Manley School of the Visual and Performing Arts, Wacom, TV Paint, Esirom and Toonboom. RelatedDirector General of WTO Commends the Government Advertisements FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail Photo: Mark BellState Minister in the Ministry of Science, Technology, Energy and Mining, Hon. Julian Robinson (third left), listens to Project Manager for Youth Employment in the Digital and Animation Industry Project of the Ministry, Margery Newland (fourth left), at a JIS ‘Think Tank’, on February 2, at the company’s head office. Others (from left) are: Animator and KingstOON 2013 second place winner, JoWayne McFarlane; Animation Specialist in the Digital and Animation Industry Project of the Ministry, Robert Reid; Country Manager, World Bank, Galina Sotirova and Communication Consultant, Gerard McDaniel. Details of the KingstOOn Animation Conference and Afro-Descendant Festival, to be held from March 12 to 13 at the Edna Manley College for the Visual and Performing Arts, were outlined. RelatedUS Official Says GOV’T Showing Strong Leadership in Moving Country Forward KingstOOn Animation Conference To Be Held March 12-13JIS News | Presented by: PausePlay% buffered00:0000:00UnmuteMuteDisable captionsEnable captionsSettingsCaptionsDisabledQualityundefinedSpeedNormalCaptionsGo back to previous menuQualityGo back to previous menuSpeedGo back to previous menu0.5×0.75×Normal1.25×1.5×1.75×2×Exit fullscreenEnter fullscreenPlay Story HighlightsThe KingstOOn Animation Conference and Afro-descendant Festival is to be held from March 12 to 13 at the Edna Manley College for the Visual and Performing Arts, in Kingston.The festival is seeking to engage unattached or at-risk youth to expose them to opportunities that the animation industry can offer them.State Minister in the Ministry of Science, Technology, Energy and Mining, Hon. Julian Robinson, said that “KingstOOn is a fantastic opportunity for Jamaican youth to make the important connections that can propel them forward to be a part of the animation industry.” KingstOOn Animation Conference To Be Held March 12-13 CommerceFebruary 2, 2016Written by: Tomeica Gunn RelatedContinued Modernisation of Customs Key – Gloria Henry
11 score in Hilton win over Penfield Connect on Linked in Subscribe by Email Follow on Facebook Hilton’s Colin Burkis (10) handles the ball during fourth-quarter action, Thursday night. Penfield’s RJ Wilkins (20) defends on the play.By JOHN LIKANJEROCHESTER, N.Y. — The Hilton Cadets have managed to stay sharp despite a schedule in the early going that had few games. Although the Section V Boys Basketball season started right before Thanksgiving, head coach Troy Prince’s squad did not play their first game until December 7th at Rush-Henrietta (W: 61-47).“Make practice pretty competitive to where everything’s a competition,” Prince explained about how he has kept his team prepared for games. “We probably have 10 different little contests on a daily basis.”Since then, the Cadets (4-0) have played three games over the past couple of weeks, including Thursday night as they defeated the Penfield Patriots (1-5), 81-51.Three players scored in double figures for the Cadets. Junior guard Tah-jae Hill came off the bench and netted a team-high 19 points, including going 10-10 from the free throw line, knocking down a shot from beyond the arc, and finishing two breakaway layups after a steal-one of them being a dunk.“They were playing a lot of zone,” Prince explained when observing the Patriots’ defense. “We emphasized that against the man, we want to be a little bit more unselfish and against the zone, we want to attack. We kind of took those philosophies and blended them. We attack and swung it and made the extra pass.”Senior forward Mitchell Carr scored seven straight in the first quarter on a long-range shot from the right corner and a couple of layups to give the Cadets a 24-9 lead. He finished with 18 points, including converting six free throws.“Getting Mitch going is huge because he’s such a good scorer,” Prince said about Carr’s performance. “I thought tonight was the first night other than our scrimmages in which he displayed that.”Sophomore forward Ryan Kurtz was efficient around the basket, making five layups as part of his 17 points. He also swished a three-pointer from the right corner and was 4-4 from the charity stripe.In the third quarter, Hill and Carr combined to go on a 7-0 run to extend the lead to 50-26. In the first half, the Cadets had multiple double-digit scoring runs to aid their fast start to the game. In the second quarter, Carr, Hill, and junior guard Colin Burkis did all the scoring during a 17-3 spurt for a 37-12 edge. After giving up a three-pointer on the first possession of the game, the quartet of Burkis, Carr, Kurtz, and senior guard Noah Malta responded with a 13-0 run of their own.Burkis (9), Alexander Mistretta (5), Jack Gombatto (4), Sean Alabaugh (2), Jason Story (2), Malta (2), Davion Savage (2), and Najier Daniels (1) rounded out the scoring for the Cadets.“I’m happy for the guys that haven’t had an opportunity to go in a whole lot,” Prince said after 11 of his 13 players scored tonight. “We played a terrific first half on both ends of the floor and got those guys an opportunity that they deserved because they work hard every day and are great teammates.”For the Patriots, senior guard Javion Monroe scored a team-high 10 points.Ryan Wilkins (8), Patrick Piampiano (7), Daniel Vercruysse (6), Ethan Fici (4), Matthew Gable (3), Collin Pichany (3), Jayden Bulger (2), Roderick Green (2), Tyler Salmon (2), Ryan Wensley (2), and Brady Flanagan (2) rounded out the scoring for the Patriots.Hilton has another week off before hosting a tournament next Friday night featuring Bishop Kearney, Greece Athena, and Eastridge. The Cadets will match up with Kearney in the nightcap of the first round. Game set to tip off at 6:30 PM.“It’s going to be a great tournament,” Prince said as he looks forward to next week. “Some guys may be young, but they (Bishop Kearney) got some talent.”“Starting with the (Kidtrell) Blocker kid, he is trouble,” he continued. “He’s terrific. Miles Monchecourt is tough. I went and watched them last week and they got a lot of answers.” Share on Facebook 11 score in Hilton win over Penfield added by johnmitchelllikanje on December 21, 2018View all posts by johnmitchelllikanje →FacebookTwitter分享by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksSponsor ContentBig Data Courses | Search AdOnline Big Data Courses Might Be Better than You ThinkBig Data Courses | Search AdCosmoWomensTop 30 Most Beautiful Women in the WorldCosmoWomensLovely&HealthyTop 10 Most Dangerous Cruises In The World Lovely&Healthyby Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksMore from Pickin’ SplintersBaron keeps Bonaventure close to his heart – Pickin’ SplintersTah-Jae Hill, Zion Morrison and the Starting Five – Pickin’ Splinters”If you had a Mount Rushmore of MCC baseball, he’s on there.” Longtime assistant Jack Christensen passes away – Pickin’ Splinters Print This Post By johnmitchelllikanje on December 21, 2018No Comment Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYour email address will not be published. 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Follow on Facebook By Chuckie Maggio on November 1, 2019No Comment Second-half shutout leads McQuaid to Class AA final Connect on Linked in By CHUCKIE MAGGIOThe Pittsford Panthers had several opportunities to close the gap in Friday’s Section V Class AA football semifinal, but getting the ball back on a muffed punt may have been the biggest.McQuaid dropped and lost the punt around midfield with 10:36 left in the game. The Jesuit Knights’ formidable offense did not score in the third quarter and the defense was facing a halved field in a two-score, 20-7 game.The Jesuit Knights responded as championship defenses do, as that unit had all evening. They tackled ballcarrier Lavontae Bonds for a loss of two on first down. They stopped Bonds for another two-yard loss on second down. The Panthers went with Bonds yet again on third down; McQuaid stopped him for no gain.Pittsford, forced to punt just two minutes after they recovered the last one, almost had some more special teams magic in them when McQuaid bobbled the fair catch. This time, the Knights held on. Pittsford wouldn’t see midfield again and McQuaid won by the same 20-7 score.“It was huge,” McQuaid coach Bobby Bates said of the crucial stop. “That was huge that they got us the ball back and we were able to establish a little bit of a drive and get enough first downs that we could take a couple knees and run out the clock. Just a tribute to our defense and the way they played all night and how they’ve played all season.”The Knights allowed fewer than 100 yards of total offense in a dominant performance. The second half was completely scoreless, but keeping the Panthers off the board buoyed them to the sectional final, where they’ll either face long-time rival Aquinas or red-hot Hilton next Saturday.One of the most commonly heard directives on the McQuaid sideline is the Knights’ coaches imploring the defense to get the offense the ball back as soon as possible.“Get off the field! Get off the field!” the staff yells. More often than not, the players comply; McQuaid has allowed just 35 points in its last four outings.Jordan Brongo led the Knights in tackles (nine) and sacks (two). Will Teresi recorded six tackles, while Quinn Bergeron added five.“Our defense just plays with a lot of grit, a lot of tenacity,” Bates commented. “To see them come out and play, the whole game… they were very resilient. I’m just really proud of the way they play, and fly to the ball and gang tackle people. Really proud of our defense.”The only points for the first 21 minutes were produced by the foot of Nick Woods, who drilled two in the second quarter. On the Knights’ next drive, however, Woods only needed to add an extra point. McQuaid broke through with 2:38 until half, when junior Joe Cairns found senior Casey Howlett for a 25-yard touchdown on third and four.Howlett’s grab opened the floodgates for the first and only time in the game.Pittsford returned the ensuing kickoff to McQuaid’s 46-yard line, keying a quick scoring drive capped by Caleb Arena’s goal line rush with 51 seconds left in the second quarter.McQuaid, faced with a less-than-one-minute drill, answered in just 43 seconds when Cairns fired a touchdown pass to an open Brongo in the middle of the red zone with eight seconds left until the break. The TD was part of a 9-of-14, 190-yard performance from Cairns.Howlett had four receptions for 54 yards and a touchdown, while Brongo tacked on two catches for 52 yards and his score. Jack Miller’s one reception went for 57 yards to add to 80 rushing yards on 19 carries. Jack Beauchamp ran six times for 54 yards.“Joe’s just a very solid, solid kid,” Bates remarked of his quarterback. “He’s a very solid quarterback, manages the game well, understands the concepts that we’re trying to run and what the defense gives us. I think Joe’s very zoned in and locked in to what his role is and works the scheme very well.”The Knights are one win away from their first sectional football title in 41 years. They have made their sectional run without injured star running back Andrew Passero, while wide receiver Josh Gaddy didn’t play Friday either, adding another layer to their success.“Being a part of a team, the next guy’s gotta step up and do his job and fill that role,” Bates said. “When a player goes down with an injury, you’ve just gotta step up for the next one and go with him.” Print This Post Share on Facebook Subscribe by Email Second-half shutout leads McQuaid to Class AA final added by Chuckie Maggio on November 1, 2019View all posts by Chuckie Maggio →FacebookTwitter分享by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksSponsor ContentAirPhysioThis All-Natural “Lung Cleaning” Device Helps Anyone Breathe EasierAirPhysioBig Data Courses | Search AdOnline Big Data Courses Might Be Better than You ThinkBig Data Courses | Search AdCosmoWomensTop 30 Most Beautiful Women in the WorldCosmoWomensby Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksMore from Pickin’ SplintersBaron keeps Bonaventure close to his heart – Pickin’ SplintersTah-Jae Hill, Zion Morrison and the Starting Five – Pickin’ Splinters”If you had a Mount Rushmore of MCC baseball, he’s on there.” Longtime assistant Jack Christensen passes away – Pickin’ Splinters Add to Google+ Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYour email address will not be published. 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Watch: I wanted to rip Jean’s head off – Jaque FourieSA Rugby MagUndo Shop Bras Online | Search AdsTake a Look at These Bra and Panty SetsShop Bras Online | Search Ads|SponsoredSponsoredUndo Daily symptom and temperature checks for players will form part of the safety protocols for New Zealand to restart the domestic form of Vodacom Super Rugby.The Kiwi domestic competition, called Super Rugby Aotearoa, will start on 13 June, involving the Blues, Chiefs, Hurricanes, Crusaders and Highlanders, allowing players four weeks to adequately prepare with contact training.READ: Live rugby to return mid-JuneNZR chief executive Mark Robinson said they always knew they had to take the government’s lead on when it was safe for rugby to return, and now it was critical the sport did everything to mitigate the further spread of Covid-19, with New Zealand downgrading to alert level 2 on Thursday.‘Medical and operational staff across NZR, the Players’ Association and the clubs have been working together to ensure we have detailed plans in place to protect the health and safety of everyone involved.’NZR medical manager Karen Rasmussen said a set of protocols for playing professional rugby at level 2 had been developed and will be endorsed by the Government.She said the protocols include daily symptom and temperature checks for players, team management and other officials involved in the competition, as well as stringent hygiene and cleaning, contact tracing practices, and asking anyone who feels unwell to stay away, self-isolate and get tested.‘A major factor will be ensuring we control who enters the team bubbles and that we have necessary measures in place to mitigate against any risk to the health of all team members, as well as the health of their families and the wider community,’ said Rasmussen.‘Team members will be asked to minimise their contacts outside of the team environment and their family bubbles.’The teams will also fly in and out on match days by charter flights, with the earlier kick-off times allowing teams time to return to their home bases after the games.ALSO READ: SA Rugby eyeing August/September return?Summary of the Covid-19 protocols for professional rugby at level 2:Daily symptom and temperature checks by team medical staff.Asking anyone who feels unwell to stay away, self-isolate and get tested. Any illnesses within family bubbles must be reported, with immediate testing for anyone with Covid-19 symptoms.Each team will be asked to have its own contact-tracing measures.Extensive education of players and management by medical staff about everything from hygiene to food preparation and the use of equipment.Stringent hygiene and cleaning practices of both team bases and match venues.Strict controls and records of who can access team bases and match venues.Encouraging players and management to minimise their contacts outside of the team environment and their family bubbles.Teams will travel by charter flights to matches and the team buses will go direct from the airport to the match venue. Safety protocols announced for return ‘ 熱門話題不要被酵素騙了！在萬寧賣的「這個」直接針對脂肪…熱門話題|SponsoredSponsoredUndoAaron Smith names South African as greatest World Cup scrumhalfSA Rugby MagUndoJapan-based Kiwi player: I hope to never experience this againSA Rugby MagUndoLife Exact BrazilGrace Jones Is Now 72 Years Old, This Is Her NowLife Exact Brazil|SponsoredSponsoredUndo NZ Rugby chief executive Mark Robinson 66 12 GoGoPeak10 Most Beautiful Cities You Should Visit Once In Your LifetimeGoGoPeak|SponsoredSponsoredUndo ‘ ‘ ‘ AlphaCuteOprah’s New House Cost $90 Million, And This Is What It Looks LikeAlphaCute|SponsoredSponsoredUndo ‘ Post by SA Rugby magazine World Cup-winning Bok quartet in Eddie Jones’ all-time XVMaverick coach Eddie Jones has named his Test dream team made up of players he has worked with throughout his illustrious career.SA Rugby MagUndoLoans | Search AdsLooking for loan in Hong Kong? Find options hereLoans | Search Ads|SponsoredSponsoredUndoCNAHow is life for Cambodian boy linguist after viral fame?CNA|SponsoredSponsoredUndoShop Bras Online | Search AdsBrilliant Bra and Panty Sets (take a look)Shop Bras Online | Search Ads|SponsoredSponsoredUndo贷款| 搜索广告在香港獲得貸款可能比您想的要容易贷款| 搜索广告|SponsoredSponsoredUndo熱門話題對肚腩脂肪感到後悔！試了在萬寧賣的這個後…熱門話題|SponsoredSponsoredUndo Published on May 11, 2020 Posted in Super Rugby, Top headlines, Tournaments ‘
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George Rose/Getty Images(MARIPOSA, Calif.) — A hiker slipped and fell to his death Monday while climbing Yosemite National Park’s famous Half Dome trail, officials said.The man was ascending the Half Dome cables with another hiker during a thunderstorm when he slipped and fell off the rock formation Monday afternoon, according to the U.S. National Park Service. The metal cables take hikers up the last 400 feet of granite to the summit of Half Dome, which is nearly 5,000 feet above California’s Yosemite Valley.Park rangers were notified and found his body around 1 p.m. local time. The man’s identity will be released after his family is notified, according to the National Park Service.Park rangers also provided assistance to the second hiker on the Half Dome cables.The National Park Service said in a statement Tuesday that the cause of the incident remains under investigation.It’s the first death on the Half Dome cables since 2011 and the first visitor fatality of this year.Copyright © 2018, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.