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Chris Anderson (rugby league)

Christopher Anderson is an Australian former professional rugby league footballer who played in the 1970s and 1980s, coached in the 1990s and 2000s. An Australian Kangaroos and New South Wales Blues representative winger, he featured in Canterbury-Bankstown’s third grand final win and captained Halifax to both League and Cup success; as a coach, Anderson took Australia to World Cup victory and coached both the Bulldogs and Melbourne Storm to premiership wins. He is a member of the Halifax Hall of Fame. Anderson was a wing, recruited by Peter Moore from Forbes, New South Wales, where he attended Red Bend College; as a flankman for the Bulldogs, Anderson gave the club a vital tryscoring power, quite absent from Belmore throughout the 1950s and 1960s. In 1974, when the Bulldogs reached the Grand Final, Anderson broke Morrie Murphy’s 1947 record of sixteen tries for the club, he played in England for Widnes. Anderson played left wing in Widnes’ 2–3 defeat by Bradford Northern in the 1974–75 Player’s No.6 Trophy Final during the 1974–75 season at Wilderspool Stadium, Warrington on Saturday 25 January 1975.

During the 1974–75 Northern Rugby Football League season he was flown to England to play on the wing for Widnes in their 14–7 victory over Warrington in the 1975 Challenge Cup Final at Wembley Stadium, London on Saturday 10 May 1975. Anderson surpassed Eddie Burns’ club record for Canterbury-Bankstown of 65 tries in 1978. Anderson represented Australia in eight tests, including the 1975 World Cup and two Kangaroos Tours in 1978 and 1982, he represented New South Wales in the experimental 1980 State of Origin game. In the third Origin encounter of 1983, Anderson became the first player to score a hat-trick of tries in a State of Origin match, although the Blues lost 22–43; that season Anderson scored nineteen tries for the Bulldogs, a club record until Nigel Vagana scored twenty-three in 2002. After struggling with a broken arm during 1984, being dropped to reserve grade for the latter part of the NSWRL season, Anderson became captain-coach of Halifax between late 1984 and May 1988 where he enjoyed great success, including winning the Championship during the 1985–86 season, played stand-off in the 19-18 victory over St. Helens in the 1987 Challenge Cup Final during the 1986–87 season at Wembley Stadium, London on Saturday 2 May 1987.

He played stand-off in all his games for Halifax. Anderson is one of the few people to play and coach competition winning sides in both Australia and England, he is one of the few people to coach two different clubs to NRL/NSWRL Premiership success. Anderson returned to Australia after playing/coaching in the British 1987–88 season and was appointed coach of the Canterbury Bulldogs Under 21s team for the 1989 season. Anderson was appointed Bulldogs’ first grade coach for 1990 and enjoyed eight fruitful seasons at Canterbury, including the 1995 Premiership triumph over the Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles; the formation of the Melbourne Storm saw. His son, played 17 games for the Storm. Anderson was appointed coach of the Australian national team in March 1999, he guided the Storm to Premiership success when they defeated the St George Illawarra Dragons in the 1999 NRL Grand Final. Anderson was coach of the Australian team to compete in the end of season 1999 Rugby League Tri-Nations tournament. In the final against New Zealand the Kangaroos won 22–20.

After seven rounds of the 2001 NRL season Anderson quit as Melbourne Storm coach. On the 2001 Kangaroo Tour, when coaching Australia, was taken to a Wigan hospital after complaining of chest pains during the first half of the deciding third test match against Great Britain at the JJB Stadium, he made a full recovery. Anderson was appointed coach of the Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks for two controversial seasons in 2002 and 2003, getting them one game short of the Grand Final in 2002. Anderson was sacked in dramatic circumstances over disagreements with the club's management on the future direction of the team centred on his decision to replace the existing halfback, Preston Campbell with new signing Brett Kimmorley in the starting side, he continually picked his son, Jarrad, at the expense of Matt King, who ended up moving to the Melbourne Storm where his career blossomed. At the end of the 2003 NRL season, he went on the 2003 Kangaroo tour of Great Britain and France, coaching Australia to victory over Great Britain in what would be the last time the two nations contested an Ashes series.

After five successful seasons Anderson's tenure as coach of Australia came to a halt following the successful 2003 whitewash of Great Britain. In July 2004 Anderson was appointed coach of the Newport Gwent Dragons – a Welsh rugby union team. Despite finishing fourth in the Celtic League that season, his one-year contract was not renewed. Anderson accepted a two-year contract with the Sydney Roosters as their first grade coach for the 2007 and 2008 NRL seasons; however Anderson stepped down from the job late into the 2007 season, after just five wins from sixteen matches – including a horrific 56-0 loss to Manly Sea Eagles. He was replaced by former Roosters five-eighth Brad Fittler. Anderson is a Halifax Hall of Fame Inductee and was awarded the Australian Sports Medal on 24 October 2000 for his contribution to Australian rugby league. Player Details at stateoforigin.com.au Bulldogs profile

Slim Charles

Slim Charles is a fictional character in the HBO drama The Wire, played by Anwan Glover. An enforcer for the Barksdale Organization and the top lieutenant of kingpin Proposition Joe, he is portrayed as principled and competent throughout his career; the saga of the Barksdale Organization and the Stanfield Organization makes up the backbone of The Wire. As such, he can be viewed as the only winner in the drug trade plotline as in the series finale he progresses, along with Fat Face Rick, to the leadership of the New Day Co-Op and the pinnacle of the Baltimore drug trade. Slim Charles is hired as "muscle" by Stringer Bell, acting boss of the Barksdale Organization following the arrests of Avon Barksdale and several of the organization's original enforcers. Slim is first seen at the Barksdale strategy meeting following the demolition of the high rise projects. Shortly after, Omar Little attempts to rob a stash house, under Slim's charge. Omar detains three of its guards, but is surprised by Slim Charles and three others, who recover the drugs in a firefight, during which Tosha and Tank are killed.

When Avon is released, Slim Charles is the only person he consults upon making a decision to go to war with Marlo Stanfield. On Avon's orders, Slim Charles puts together a team to strike against Marlo's subordinates; the team is headed by the experienced trio of Cutty and Slim Charles, but on the opening day of hostilities Country is killed and Cutty quits, leaving Slim as the unquestioned Barksdale chief enforcer in the war. Although Charles proves himself a capable and loyal soldier on many occasions, the support he gathers around himself is not up to the task, he is involved at an organizational level with the assassinations of Marlo and Omar, although he has a hands-on role in neither of the plans. When the operation against Marlo backfires and Avon is wounded, Charles brings a surgeon to the warehouse where the Barksdales regroup. Meanwhile, when Gerard and Sapper sight Omar and phone Charles to confirm that he wants them to kill him though it is a Sunday morning, he does not answer the phone - Gerard dismissively says that Charles must be sleeping in.

However, after this operation too is botched, Charles angrily reproves the pair before sending them to answer to Avon himself. Near the end of the war, he is taken aback by Stringer's demand that he must kill Senator Clay Davis, protesting that "...murder ain't no thing, but this here's some assassination shit." Shown up as a gangster without the political sensitivity of Slim Charles, Stringer storms off and is caught in a fatal ambush set up by Omar and Brother Mouzone. Slim Charles consoles Avon after Stringer's death; when Avon tells Charles that he has lost heart for the war and that Stanfield was not responsible for the crime, now the organization's second-in-command, reminds him that they are in a war with no way to back down, they must blame Stanfield in order to rally their troops. Shortly after, Slim Charles sees another opportunity to kill Stanfield when he finds him at Vinson's rimshop with little protection, he phones Avon, busy gathering weapons and soldiers at a stash house. The attempt fails, as the stash house is raided by the Major Crimes Unit, acting on a tip given by Stringer to Major Colvin.

Avon and most of his men are arrested. Slim Charles escapes arrest and prosecution because he is still waiting outside the rimshop at the time of the raid. With the Barksdale organization in ruins, Slim begins working for Proposition Joe, supplying the surviving ex-Barksdale drug dealers with narcotics. With this product as a firm foundation, Bodie Broadus builds a successful operation, until Marlo effortlessly threatens the helpless Bodie to work for him or be killed. Bodie came to Slim Charles. Charles raised the problem at the next meeting of the Co-Op but they decided to negotiate with Stanfield and focus on problems with an incursion of New York dealers on the East side. Charles was doubtful. During the meeting Charles explained to the Co-Op how Stanfield has been hiding corpses in vacant row houses; when Joe's first meeting failed to convince Marlo he has Charles approach Partlow to arrange a second sit down, which Charles attended. Though he never says it directly, it is implied that Charles doesn't approve of Marlo's murderous enforcement.

This is shown when Marlo has Little Kevin killed for being interrogated by the police. He is concerned enough by the crime to tell Bodie. In between his responsibilities as the East side's head enforcer, Charles still independently visits Bodie and Poot Carr as a confidant; as a gift to Marlo when an alliance is agreed upon, Joe orders Charles to betray Old Face Andre and hand him over to Marlo for execution. Slim Charles is now Proposition Joe's most trusted lieutenant, upon the release of Savino Bratton, one of two remaining active survivors of the Barksdale Organization while the other is Poot, who has left the drug trade after Bodie's death; when Butchie is killed, Omar comes back to town and the first person he comes after is Slim, but lets him go when Slim expecting to die but wishing to save his boss, convinces him that Proposition Joe had nothing to do with it. After Joe is killed, Marlo dissolves the Co-Op and takes charge as sole leader of B

Bad command or file name

"Bad command or file name" is a common and confusing error message in MS-DOS and some other operating systems. COMMAND. COM, the primary user interface of MS-DOS, produces this error message when the first word of a command could not be interpreted. For MS-DOS, this word must be the name of an internal command, executable file or batch file, so the error message provided an accurate description of the problem but confused novices. Though the source of the error was a mistyped command, the wording gave the impression that files named in words were damaged or had illegal filenames; the wording of the error message was changed for clarity. Windows NT displays the following error message instead:"foo" is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable program or batch file Some early Unix shells produced the cryptic "foo: no such file or directory" for the same reasons. Most modern shells produce an error message similar to "foo: command not found". Abort, Fail

Plaza Hotel, College Station

The Plaza Hotel is a former hotel building in College Station, Texas, USA. The building was 17 stories high, it was located at 410 South Texas Avenue, College Station, Texas 77840. Operated as a Ramada Inn, the initial two-story hotel was opened by Joe Ferreri in 1960 at the suggestion of Texas A&M University's president at the time, James Earl Rudder. High occupancy rates lead Ramada officials to request an expansion, which came in the form of the 17-story tower built in 1980. Ferreri subsequently lost the hotel to bankruptcy in 1987. In the 1990s the property was The University Towers; the building was acquired and turned into The Plaza Hotel in 2004. The building contained a swimming pool in the atrium, a lounge which overlooked the atrium and pool, a ballroom, a restaurant, a penthouse containing a equipped kitchen and bar area, dining room, exterior patio, three bedrooms and a master suite with bath and jacuzzi; the property is owned by Rossco Holdings, Inc. who filed a voluntary petition for reorganization under Chapter 11 in the U.

S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Texas on August 2, 2010. Problems for the hotel began as early as 2008, when Brazos County health inspectors shut down the hotel's kitchen and when guests made complaints about mysterious activities. During the final months of the hotel being open, guests complained of a lack of hot water and air conditioning as well as purported hauntings. According to local station KBTX, the Plaza Hotel was demolished around 6:30 A. M. on Thursday, May 24, 2012. The hotel is being replaced by a $45 million mixed use development that will have apartments and restaurants. KAMU-TV provided a LIVE video feed of the Plaza Hotel's demolition via a camera located on the 12th floor of the Oceanography & Meteorology building on the Texas A&M University campus

Two in a Car

Two in a Car is a 1932 German comedy film directed by Joe May and starring Karl Ludwig Diehl, Magda Schneider and Richard Romanowsky. A separate French version Companion Wanted was released. In 1940 the film was remade at the Cinecitta studios in Rome as Two on a Vacation; the film's art direction was by Hermann Warm. Karl Ludwig Diehl as Lord Kingsdale Magda Schneider as Lisa Krüger Richard Romanowsky as Oberbuchhalter Broesecke Ernö Verebes Kurt Gerron as Agent Niedlich Heinz Gordon as Chauffeur Meyer Max Nadler as Gemütlicher Matthias Bock, Hans-Michael & Bergfelder, Tim; the Concise Cinegraph: Encyclopaedia of German Cinema. Berghahn Books, 2009. Two in a Car on IMDb

The Silver Lining (Soul Asylum album)

The Silver Lining is Soul Asylum's 9th studio album. It was released on July 2006, eight years after Candy from a Stranger, it is the last studio album with original bassist Karl Mueller, who died of cancer on June 17, 2005. Mueller was able to play on most of the tracks, while the band brought in Tommy Stinson for the remaining ones; the single "Stand Up And Be Strong" was chosen by ABC and ESPN for their college football coverage for the 2006-2007 season. All songs written by Dave Pirner. "Stand Up And Be Strong" - 4:22 "Lately" - 3:27 "Crazy Mixed Up World" - 3:55 "All Is Well" - 3:13 "Bus Named Desire" - 3:04 "Whatcha Need" - 3:50 "Standing Water" - 4:38 "Success Is Not So Sweet" - 4:56 "The Great Exaggerator" - 4:06 "Oxygen" - 4:01 "Good For You" - 3:52 "Slowly Rising" - 3:55"Fearless Leader" - 3:32 "All is Well" "Stand Up and Be Strong" "Standing Water" "Good For You" Album - Billboard Dave Pirner – lead vocals, rhythm guitar Dan Murphy – lead guitar, backing vocals Karl Mueller – bass Michael Bland – drumsAdditional Personnel Tommy Stinson – bass Yahoo!

News - ABC & ESPN Choose Soul Asylum's Single'Stand Up And Be Strong' for Their College Football Coverage (Link dead as of 21:40, 14 January 2007 The Silver Lining at Metacritic