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Gerrie Knetemann

Gerard Friedrich "Gerrie" Knetemann was a Dutch road bicycle racer who won the 1978 World Championship. He wore the Yellow Jersey early in each Tour de France for four consecutive years between 1978 and 1981. A four-time winner of the Ronde van Nederland, he rode the Tour de France 11 times between 1974 and 1987, winning 10 stages, a Dutch record equalled only by Jan Raas and Joop Zoetemelk. Knetemann won 127 races as a professional. Knetemann maintained an Amsterdam accent and a sharp sense of humour that made him a favourite with reporters and earned him television and radio appearances, his best year in the Tour de France was 1978. Although he lost the leader's yellow jersey two days he won the stage into Lausanne and the final stage on the Champs Elysées in Paris. Together with Raas and his TI-Raleigh teammates Knetemann played a pivotal role in the victory of Zoetemelk in the 1980 Tour de France, one of the most dominating team performances in Tour de France history in which the team won twelve stages.

His career dwindled after a crash in Dwars door België in Belgium in March 1983. Recovery took months and, although he did again ride the Tour de France, there was not much left of the once sparkling star. Knetemann did however win the Amstel Gold Race in 1985, he became Dutch team selector. Knetemann died, he collapsed from a heart attack with friends in Bergen. His wife, Gre Donker, was a racing cyclist, they had two daughters. Their daughter Roxane, born in 1987, has been a professional cyclist since 2006. Knetemann raced for several different sponsored teams in his career, one of the most famous was the TI–Raleigh team, managed by Peter Post, with which he won the 1978 UCI Road World Championships. List of Dutch cyclists who have led the Tour de France general classification Knetemann's death on Gerrie Knetemann at Cycling Archives

Darling Parade

Darling Parade is an American Alternative Rock band from Nashville, formed in early 2007. The band consists of Kristin Kearns, Nate McCoy, Dustin McCoy, Casey Conrad. By December 5, 2011, the band were ranked at No. 8 on the Billboard Next Big Sound Chart. On May 4, 2012, their music video for "Never Wrong" was voted to the No. 1 position on The Freshmen mtvU. Their debut full-length studio album, Battle Scars & Broken Hearts was released on April 2, 2013, by Page 2 Music. In June 2013, Darling Parade was declared the winner of the "Let's make a band famous" category at MTV & VH1's O Music Awards; the band performed live at MTV's VMA Week, was named MTV's Artist to Watch. Supporting act in January and February 2012 on national tour with Cassadee Pope, Stephen Jerzak, Justin Young Performance at Summerfest 2012 opening for Cherri Bomb & Chevelle. Performed multiple shows at Shout Fest 2010 where they opened for Switchfoot and Sixpence None The Richer. Supporting act on national tour with Trapt in 2014 Promotional Trailer for Stargate Universe on SyFy Channel The Lying Game - ABC Family Fly Girls - The CW Featured in SuperCuts "Rock the Cut" Ad CurrentKristin Kearns – Lead Vocals, Rhythm Guitar Nate McCoy – Lead Guitar, Backing Vocals Dustin McCoy – Bass, Backing Vocals Casey Conrad – DrumsPastAdam Gooch Jonathan Davis Scotty Adams Robert Fairless Darling Parade What You Want Until We Say It's Over "Ghost" "Never Wrong" "Crash And Burn" "Run Away" Stephen Christian of Anberlin co-wrote and provided guest vocals on "Remember" for the band's 3rd EP, Until We Say It's Over.

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Blue River (film)

Blue River is a 1995 American made-for-television action film starring Sam Elliott, Jerry O'Connell, Susan Dey, Nick Stahl and Neal McDonough. Based on a novel of the same name by Ethan Canin, it was directed by Larry Elikann. Edward is a teenage living in a family the father abandoned years before and where the mother has become a Christian fundamentalist and courts a self-righteous school principal. Sam Elliott as Henry Howland Jerry O'Connell as Lawrence Sellars Susan Dey as Mrs. Sellers Nick Stahl as Young Edward Neal McDonough as Edward Sellars Blue River on IMDb Blue River at Rotten Tomatoes


Saint Fragan was a 5th-century Pre-Congregational Saint and Prince of Scotland. He is celebrated on 3 October in the Calendar of the Breton Saints, shares with Gwen a Feast day on July 5 in the Roman Calendar. Fragan came from Great Britain, was a Prince of Albany in Scotland. In the 5th century he left Scotland to evangelize Armorica, he was the husband of Saint Gwenn and father of the twin saints Jacut and Guethenoc, of Guénolé, of Saint Creirwy, son of Prince Fragan and Teirbron. He is a cousin of Riwall and stepfather to Cadfan, son of Eneas Ledewig and Teirbron, he left Britain and moved to Ploufragan towards the end of the 4th century or as late as 418 AD. There he settled in the Sang River valley, he was the founder of the castle of Lesguen, in the present commune of Plouguin. Fragan is known for having amassed a small army in haste to repel a larger force of pagan pirates at the battle of Lochrist

Dickie Dowsett

Gilbert James "Dickie" Dowsett is an English former professional footballer who played for Sudbury Town, Tottenham Hotspur, Southend United, Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic, Crystal Palace and Weymouth. Born in Chelmsford, Dowsett began his career at non-League club Sudbury Town before joining Tottenham Hotspur in May 1952; the inside forward scored a goal in his one senior appearance against Aston Villa on 21 August 1954. Dowsett transferred to Southend United in May 1955, where he netted four times in 20 matches in the 1955–56 season. Whilst at the Roots Hall club, he was spotted by Frank Dudley, who recommended him to his former colleague Ted Bates, now manager at Southampton, he joined Southampton in July 1956 and featured in two league matches and one in the FA Cup but was unable to stake a claim for a regular place in the first team. Dowsett signed for Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic in June 1957, for a fee of £100. At Dean Court, Dowsett was converted from a winger into an inside forward with great success.

In the five years with Bournemouth, he was the club's top scorer in three seasons. Described as "determined and useful in the air", the free scoring player found the net on 79 occasions in 169 matches. Bournemouth's current club badge features the regarded player's profile. In November 1962, he joined Crystal Palace for a fee of £3500. In June 1965, Dowsett went on to play for Weymouth of the Southern League, where he ended his competitive career. In his first season at Weymouth, he helped the club take the Southern League Championship for the second successive season. After retiring from playing, Dowsett returned to Dean Court where he became Bournemouth's commercial manager, holding the post from June 1968 until March 1983. Dowsett is a member of the Dorset Cricket Society and recalled his football experiences in an after dinner speech he made to members in March 2010. Weymouth Southern League championship: 1965–66 Dickie Dowsett at Post War English & Scottish Football League A–Z Player's Database Dowsett at

M-95 (Michigan highway)

M-95, designated the Leif Erickson Memorial Highway, is a state trunkline highway in the Upper Peninsula of the US state of Michigan. Running from Kingsford to near Champion in Humboldt Township, it is the main connection between Iron Mountain and Marquette along with US 41. M-95 was designated as M-45; the number was switched. The trunkline incorporates a portion of the former M-12 which became US 2. A section of the highway near Republic was turned over to Marquette County during a rerouting of the highway in the 1940s, becoming County Road 601. Starting on a bridge across the Menominee River, M-95 runs north along Carpenter Avenue in Kingsford, it turns east along Ludington Street in Iron Mountain and joins the US 2/US 141 concurrency out of town to the north, following Stephenson Avenue. Near the state line northwest of Iron Mountain, M-95 turns northward as a solo route through northern Dickinson County. There is a concurrency with M-69 from Randville to Sagola. Randville is just south of the junction with M-69 where the mining settlement formed because of the nearby Groveland Mine and was a station on the Milwaukee and Northern Railroad in 1880.

A post office was in operation in Randville from 1891 until 1932. Near Sagola is a mill owned by Louisiana-Pacific; the surrounding forest lands near the highway provide trees for the mill. Sagola was formed, when in about 1885, five Chicago men formed the Sagola Lumber Company to harvest pine timber in the area; the name was derived from the local Indian word for "welcome". A post office was first established there in 1889. North of Sagola is the community of Channing which began as a railroad junction called "Fort Siding". In 1892, a post office was established named Channing, after John Parke Channing, a mining engineer who surveyed the area. M-95 crosses the Michigamme River at the Marquette County line, it is here that M-95 crosses over from the Central Time Zone to the Eastern Time Zone at the county line south of Witch Lake. From there it bypasses the former Republic Mine Complex to the west. Republic is divided into two smaller communities of North Republic and South Republic by the mine complex.

Known for its sandy beachfront along the Michigamme River west of downtown North Republic, the beach is located just upstream of the Republic Dam. In South Republic is a roadside park maintained by the Michigan Department of Transportation that provides a picnic area and canoe access to the river. M-95 comes to an end north of a railroad crossing at an intersection with US 41/M-28 named "Koski's Korner". From its inception until 1934, M-95 held the M-45 designation, it was renumbered to avoid confusion with the new US 45 designation in the Upper Peninsula. The original M-95 was an access route to Onaway State Park, redesignated as M-211; the original roadway that became today's M-95 started in Sagola and run northward to M-15. M-45 was extended by 1927 to replace portions of M-12 that were not used in US 2, it would be extended in 1932 to the state line south of Kingsford. The total of M-45 was converted to M-95 in 1934. M-95 was rerouted in 1942 from Republic north to Humboldt Township; this new seven-mile section replaced the last section of gravel roadway, transferred to Marquette County as County Road 601.

Another rerouting in the Republic area moved the trunkline in 1957 to bypass South Republic. The former roadway was closed to become part of the Republic Mine. M-69 was shortened, eliminating the concurrency with M-95 in 1960 or 1961. M-69 was re-extended back to its pre-1960 routing in 1991. Michigan Highways portal M-95 at Michigan Highways M-95 at Michigan Highway Ends