3RRR is an Australian community radio station, based in Melbourne. 3RRR first commenced broadcasting in 1976 from the studios of 3ST, the student radio station of the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, on an educational licence with the name 3RMT. In 1979 it relocated to Fitzroy, adopted its present name. During the late 1970s and early 1980s, it became synonymous with the post punk and new wave subcultures. In late 2004, supporters raised enough money for the station to purchase and move into new premises on the corner of Blyth and Nicholson Streets in Brunswick East after the 20-year lease on their previous studios, in Victoria St, expired. 3RRR's mission statement was defined in 1990 as "To educate and entertain by drawing upon appropriate community resources. To develop a critical approach to contemporary culture." Triple R's programming is split 70% specialist music and 30% talk-based shows. Hosts have creative control over content and the station does not have playlists; as such, the nature of 3RRR broadcasts varies wildly depending on the time of the week.
As 3RRR states, "With the exception of Breakfasters, all of Triple R’s programs are presented by volunteers" who present their shows for no remuneration. A select few volunteer presenters are in paid work at the station in operational roles. 3RRR's operations are funded by community sponsorships and public subscribers, which, by removing standard commercial pressures, allows for this diverse programming. The estimated current listenership is 440,000 per week. Due to the reaction from subscribers, in the late 1990s 3RRR cancelled sponsorship deals signed with the Ford Motor Company and music venue The Mercury Lounge. No such "corporate" sponsorship of this type has been considered since. In 2016, 3RRR celebrated its 40th anniversary with a comprehensive exhibition at the State Library of Victoria called, On Air: 40 Years of 3RRR; the exhibition "explores the history and character of this iconic station, whose programs continues to influence and inspire Melbourne’s independent music scene, provide a vital voice for local community."
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David Maxwell served as the 12th president of Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa from 1999 until 2015. He is the son of jazz trumpeter Jimmy Maxwell. David Maxwell served as president of Drake University from May 1999 through June, 2015, held a faculty appointment as Professor of Literature, he was awarded the title of President emeritus by the Drake Board of Trustees upon his retirement. He was director of the National Foreign Language Center in Washington DC from 1993 to 1999, after serving as president of Whitman College from 1989 to 1993. Dr. Maxwell was at Tufts University from 1971 to 1989 as a faculty member in Russian language and literature, served as Dean of Undergraduate Studies from 1981-89. Since June, 2015 Dr. Maxwell has been a Senior Fellow of the Association of Governing Boards and a member of AGB’s consulting practice, he is a member of the Board of Trustees of Grinnell College. Dr. Maxwell earned his bachelor's degree in Russian area studies from Grinnell College in 1966, he was a participant in the Critical Languages Program at Princeton University in 1964-65.
Dr. Maxwell received his master’s and doctorate degrees in Slavic languages and literatures from Brown University, in 1968 and 1974, respectively, he was a Fulbright Fellow in Moscow, U. S. S. R. in 1970-71. Dr. Maxwell was a member of the Executive Committee of the Business/Higher Education Forum from 2004 until his retirement, is an emeritus member of BHEF, he has served on the Boards of Directors of the American Council on Education, the Association of American Colleges & Universities, the National Association of Independent Colleges & Universities. He serves as vice chair of the Board of Directors of the Council on Higher Education Accreditation. Dr. Maxwell is a member of the Higher Education Working Group on Global Issues of the Council on Foreign Relations and the National Leadership Council of AAC&U’s “Liberal Education for America’s Promise” Initiative, he is a member of the Iowa Advisory Council of the U. S. Global Leadership Coalition. Dr. Maxwell was elected to the Grinnell College Board of Trustees in June, 2015.
An internationally published scholar on the prose of Russian writer Anton Chekhov during his faculty career, Dr. Maxwell writes on higher education issues for professional journals and other media outlets; as a senior administrator, he has had significant experience in a broad range of areas that include: program review and prioritization. In 2011, Dr. Maxwell received the Chief Executive Leadership Award from District VI, Council for Advancement and Support of Education. In 2012, he received the A. Arthur Davis Distinguished Community Leadership Award from the Greater Des Moines Leadership Institute, the Robert D. Ray Pillar of Character Award from Character Counts in Iowa, the President’s Award from Region IV-East of the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators. In 2014, Dr. Maxwell was the first college/university president inducted into the Iowa Business Hall of Fame. In 2015, he was named the “Person of the Year” by the Chinese Association of Iowa, received the Iowa Governor’s Volunteer Award.
In May 2011, Dr. Maxwell summited Mt. Kilimanjaro with his sons Justin and Stephen and members of the Drake University football team
John William Meagher was a United States Army soldier and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his actions during the Battle of Okinawa in World War II. Meagher joined the Army from his birthplace of Jersey City, New Jersey, by June 19, 1945 was serving as a technical sergeant in Company E, 305th Infantry Regiment, 77th Infantry Division. On that day, near Ōzato, Okinawa, he prevented the tank he was riding on from being disabled by an enemy soldier and single-handedly destroyed two enemy positions. For his actions, he was awarded the Medal of Honor one year on June 26, 1946. Meagher left the Army while still a technical sergeant, he was buried in Arlington National Cemetery. He is survived by two daughters, his eldest son John W. Meagher died in 2008. Technical Sergeant Meagher's official Medal of Honor citation reads as follows: He displayed conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity above and beyond the call of duty. In the heat of the fight, he mounted an assault tank, with bullets splattering about him, designated targets to the gunner.
Seeing an enemy soldier carrying an explosive charge dash for the tank treads, he shouted fire orders to the gunner, leaped from the tank, bayoneted the charging soldier. Knocked unconscious and his rifle destroyed, he regained consciousness, secured a machinegun from the tank, began a furious 1-man assault on the enemy. Firing from his hip, moving through vicious crossfire that ripped through his clothing, he charged the nearest pillbox, killing 6. Going on amid the hail of bullets and grenades, he dashed for a second enemy gun, running out of ammunition just as he reached the position, he grasped his empty gun in a violent onslaught killed the crew. By his fearless assaults T/Sgt. Meagher single-handedly broke the enemy resistance, enabling his platoon to take its objective and continue the advance. List of Medal of Honor recipients "John W. Meagher". Claim to Fame: Medal of Honor recipients. Find a Grave. Retrieved 2008-01-03. "Medal of Honor recipients - World War II". Medal of Honor citations.
United States Army Center of Military History. June 8, 2009. Retrieved 2008-01-03
KONG Company is an American company headquartered in the state of Colorado that develops designs and produces lines of dog toys and cat toys. Its primary line of product is a snowman-like chew toy for dogs named KONG; the company founder, Joe Markham, created the KONG product in the 1970s, when he noticed his German shepherd Fritz damaging his teeth by chewing rocks. He found that Fritz enjoyed chewing on a hard rubber Volkswagen Bus suspension device, spent about six years experimenting with different compounds to produce a chew toy of similar size and shape that he could sell to pet owners. A friend commented. Markham sold most of his products to Israel, Japan and the United Kingdom, but the Kong began a rise in sales in the United States in the mid-1980s, has remained popular there subsequently; the book Planet Dog: A Doglopedia describes the KONG as "possibly the best-known dog toy in the world". The classic KONG toy resembles a snowman-like structure of three balls pushed together, they come in several variations for dogs of different ages and sizes.
Made of rubber, they are hollow in the middle, can be stuffed with treats or frozen to provide longer distraction for dogs. The classic Kong product is offered in different rubber types, tailored to dogs of different chewing capabilities and different ages. In addition to the typical snowman-like KONGs, KONG offers a line of dental chews, pull toys, Frisbees, a dog binky, floating toys and various interactive toys and accessories. For cats, KONG has a line of toys including a cat version of their "Wubba", as well as scratching boards and other chew toys
Salmorejo is a purée consisting of tomato and bread, originating from Cordoba in Andalucia, south Spain. It is made from tomatoes, bread and garlic; the tomatoes are skinned and puréed with the other ingredients. The purée is served cold and may be garnished with diced Spanish serrano ham and diced hard-boiled eggs. Salmorejo is more pink-orange in appearance than gazpacho, is much thicker and creamier in texture, because it includes more bread. There are several variations including ardoria and porra antequerana. Salmorejo is the name given to a marinade typical of Canary Islands cuisine, it is used to flavour meat before cooking rabbit, a speciality of the islands. Typical marinade ingredients include salt, garlic and hot peppers. List of soups Zoque
Ormiston Chadwick Academy is a coeducational secondary school with academy status, located in Widnes in the English county of Cheshire. Bankfield School opened in September 1958 as a small secondary modern school, before becoming a comprehensive school in 1974; the numbers on the roll fell, in the 1980s the school was threatened with closure. In January 1990, following a campaign by the local community, Bankfield became a grant-maintained school. In 1997, the school joined. In September 2004, Bankfield School was awarded the specialist status Science College and in doing so partnered with the Catalyst Museum and Science Discovery Centre along with 16 industrial sponsors. In 2010, Bankfield became the first school in the Borough of Halton to be judged as'Outstanding' by Ofsted; the school gained a second specialism in Applied Learning, became a Gifted & Talented Lead School. In April 2013, Ofsted deemed the school to'require improvement'; this inspection found that standards in the school had slipped.
In January 2013, following an October Ofsted report, the school was placed into special measures. Bankfield was taken over by an Interim Executive Board who aimed to improve the school, they appointed John Rigby as the Interim Executive Headteacher. On 1 September 2014, the school re-opened as Ormiston Chadwick Academy; the academy is now sponsored by Ormiston Academies Trust and is paired with Ormiston Bolingbroke Academy in Runcorn. Derek Twigg, Labour MP for Halton. Ormiston Chadwick Academy Website Ormiston Chadwick Academy Twitter