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Kilburn, London

Kilburn is an area of London, which spans the boundary of two London Boroughs: Camden to the east and Brent to the west. There is an area in the London Borough of Westminster, known as West Kilburn and sometimes treated as a distinct locality. Kilburn High Road railway station lies 3.5 miles north-west of Charing Cross. Kilburn developed from a linear hamlet that grew up on ancient Watling Street, the hamlet took its name from Kilburn Priory, built on the banks of Kilburn Brook. Watling Street forms the contemporary boundary between the boroughs of Camden; the area has London's highest Irish population, as well as a sizable Afro-Caribbean population. The area is identified in the London Plan as one of 35 major centres in Greater London. Kilburn has never been an administrative unit and has therefore never had any formally defined boundaries. However, it is accepted that most of the area of London between the North London and Watford DC railway lines east of Queen's Park and west of West End Lane lies within what is known as Kilburn.

The area, which took its name from a nearby watercourse and eponymous priory, developed from a linear hamlet along Watling Street, the boundary of the Ancient parishes of Willesden – to the west of Watling Street and now part of Brent, Hampstead to the east. These parishes subsequently became a Municipal and a Metropolitan Borough before merging with neighbouring areas in 1965 to form modern London Boroughs of which they are now part. If Kilburn is taken to extend into the London Borough of Westminster the historic districts it overlaps are Paddington, to the west of Watling Street, Marylebone to the east of it. Both of these areas became part of the London Borough of Westminster in 1965; the electoral wards of'Kilburn' and'Kilburn' cover some of the area. Much of the area is in the NW9 postcode area, by some interpretations the area extends into W9. Kilburn High Road originated as an ancient trackway, part of a Celtic route between the settlements now known as Canterbury and St Albans. Under Roman rule, the route was paved.

In Anglo-Saxon times the road became known as Watling Street. Kilburn Priory was built on the banks of a stream variously recorded as Cuneburna and Cyebourne; the stream flowed from Hampstead through this parish through Paddington – through areas that became "Westbourne", "Bayswater" and Hyde ParkSouth Kensington and the narrow east part of Chelsea into the Thames. The first two names imply meanings of "King's Bourne" and "Cattle Bourne"; the word Bourne is the southern variant of burn, as still used in the technical term, winterbourne - a watercourse which tends to dry up in dry periods. The river is known today as the Westbourne. From the 1850s many of its feeder ditches were diverted into combined sewers feeding away to the east; the name "Kilburn" was first recorded in 1134 as Cuneburna, referring to the priory, built on the site of the cell of a hermit known as Godwyn. Godwyn had built his hermitage by the Kilburn river during the reign of Henry I, both his hermitage and the priory took their name from the river.

Kilburn Priory was a small community of nuns Augustinian canonesses. It was founded in 1134 at the Kilburn river crossing on Watling Street. Kilburn Priory's position on Watling Street meant that it became a popular resting point for pilgrims heading for the shrines at St Albans and Willesden. Henry VIII's administration dissolved the priory in 1536–37, nothing remains of it today except the name of Abbey Road, named from a track which once led to the priory; the priory lands included a mansion and a hostium, which may have been the origin of the Red Lion pub, thought to have been founded in 1444. Opposite, the Bell Inn opened around 1600, on the site of the old mansion; the fashion for taking "medicinal waters" in the 18th century came to Kilburn when a well of chalybeate waters was discovered near the Bell Inn in 1714. In an attempt to compete with the nearby Hampstead Well, gardens and a "great room" opened to promote the well, its waters were promoted in journals of the day as cure for "stomach ailments": Kilburn Wells, near Paddington.—The waters are now in the utmost perfection.

The whole is now open for the reception of the public, the great room being adapted to the use and amusement of the politest companies. Fit either for music, dancing, or entertainments; this happy spot is celebrated for its rural situation, extensive prospects, the acknowledged efficacy of its waters. A plentiful larder is always provided, together with the best of wines and other liquor

Xblaze Code: Embryo

XBlaze Code: Embryo is a prequel visual novel of the fighting game series BlazBlue by Arc System Works. It was released in Japan for the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita on July 23, 2013 and North America on June 24, 2014 by Aksys Games; the Microsoft Windows's version was released worldwide on March 1, 2016. A sequel titled XBlaze Lost: Memories has been released for the PS3 and Vita in 2015 and on Windows in 2016; the protagonist, Touya Kagari, is a resident of Shin Yokozaki City and a sophomore at the prestigious Hakuou North Academy. An earnest and responsible young man, Touya appears to be no more than your average high school student. While returning from his part-time job, he heard a mysterious sound coming from the depths of the Restricted Ward, an area off-limits to unauthorized personnel due to a horrible disaster that happened there ten years ago, his curiosity having gotten the best of him, Touya ventured deeper into the ruins of the ward coming across a man who appeared to be gravely injured.

Concerned, Touya rushed to his side, asking if he needed any help. But as Touya approached, the man stood up and attacked, screaming, “You’re an enemy!” And in the midst of invisible ringing bells, psychotic strangers, exploding walls of flame, certain death, a small, cute girl with an enormous sword came charging in. And despite her frilly, fragile appearance, her battle prowess was beyond doubt; the name of Touya's savior was a soldier belonging to the Mitsurugi Agency. Seithr, Drives and secretive organizations. Yanked from the comfort of his everyday life, Touya was forced head-long into a world where the threat of death was everywhere and allies could be his downfall; the wheel of fate has begun to turn. And the story of the Azure, that of Touya Kagari and the mysterious girl Es, began. Touya Kagari, in addition to being curious, he is kind and compassionate. Despite his calm demeanor, he will charge head long into any fights. Lives with the Himezuru family and works part-time at the curry restaurant “Maha Raja”.

Hinata Himezuru, the younger sister of the Himezuru family, of which Touya is unofficially a member. Friendly and cheerful, she always looks like she’s enjoying life, she is the de facto head of the household as her older sister Yuki, a doctor, is always at work. However, she enjoys housework cooking. Es, an anti-ability warrior attached to the Mitsurugi Agency. Outside of combat operations, she is shockingly ignorant about the world around her, she speaks or shows her emotions. In addition to her fighting prowess, she can detect Discover Calls. Kuon Glamred Stroheim, an apprentice at the Academy located on the isle of Ishana. A daughter of the powerful Stroheim family, she has no tolerance for malfeasance and her tendency to white knight gets her in trouble, her temper is legendary, earning her the nickname “Fire Empress Stroheim”. Due to her potential strength, most believe she will be the first in a long while to earn the right to become a Ten Sage. Mei Amanohokosaka, grudgingly works with the Mitsurugi Agency.

The scion of the Amanohokosaka clan, she has been hunting Unions. As a result, she is far more mature than her peers and has problems relating to them, she practices a unique form of magic which she uses to obtain information, though she will use her powers in combat. Official website

Morningside Historic District (Gary, Indiana)

Morningside Historic District is a national historic district located at Gary, Indiana. The district is characterized by tree-shaded curving streets, it encompasses 1 contributing site. Morningside developed early in the 20th century as a secluded area for middle and upper class residents. Construction in the neighborhood spanned nearly 40 years – from 1917 to 1953 – creating an architectural collection ranging from English cottages and Tudor Revival style manors to post-war ranch houses; the area was named to the National Register of Historic Places by the Partners in Preservation program. Funded by local preservation advocate Jim Morrow, the program pays for professional preparation of National Register nominations for qualifying structures in Lake and Porter counties, it was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 2009. Morningside Historic District website

Chris Owusu

Chris Owusu is an American football wide receiver, a free agent. He played college football at Stanford, he was signed by the San Francisco 49ers after going undrafted in the 2012 NFL Draft. He has played for the San Diego Chargers and Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Owusu graduated from Oaks Christian High School in Westlake Village and was ranked as the 36th best wide receiver in the nation, he was named an All-American wide receiver by SuperPrep, as well as an All-Northwest Section choice by the Ventura County Star and a first-team All-Tri-Valley League selection as a senior in 2007. In his senior year, Owusu caught 32 passes for 563 yards and six touchdowns despite playing in only seven games due to an injury. Owusu contributed on defense, recording 30 tackles and two interceptions on defense; the year before, he had 33 catches for 747 yards and nine TDs, was named first-team All-Tri-Valley League, while recording 23 tackles and one interception. During his high school career, the team posted a 46-3 overall record and won four consecutive CIF Southern Section titles.

Owusu played basketball, added two All-Tri-Valley League honors in his sophomore and junior seasons. He majored in human biology. Other than football, Owusu was an all-state sprinter as a junior in 2007, breaking the Ventura County meet record in the 100 meter in 2007 with a time of 10.65 seconds. He recorded a personal best of 21.71 seconds in the 200 meter. Much of Owusu's career was riddled with injuries, including 3 concussions in a 13-month span, starting in his freshman year at Stanford University, when he tore his MCL during fall camp, only started 5 games that year, he recorded 5 receptions for 80 yards, 0 touchdowns. Owusu was a kick returner, with 14 kickoff returns for 326 yards and 0 touchdowns. In 2009, he led the team in touchdowns. In his junior year, he missed 4 games with a hand injury he sustained against Washington State, suffered a concussion against the Oregon Ducks. In his final season, he recorded 35 receptions for 376 yards, 2 rushes for 78 yards, as well as 8 kickoff returns for 177 yards.

For his career, Owusu averaged 26.6 yards on 78 kickoff returns at and tied a Pac-10 record as a sophomore with three returns for touchdowns. However, as a senior he was knocked out of two games, against Washington State with a concussion, against USC with a shoulder injury, his worst injury in his college career was against the Oregon State Beavers, where he took a helmet-to-helmet hit with Jordan Poyer with 4:26 remaining in the first half. Owusu remained conscious after the injury, was pulled off the field via ambulance, he returned to Reser Stadium, but did not play. At the NFL Scouting Combine, Owusu ran a 4.36 time at the 40-yard dash, which tied for the second fastest overall. He wasn't selected in the 2012 NFL Draft, with his concussion against Oregon State and past injury history being a factor, he was signed by the San Francisco 49ers, reuniting him with Jim Harbaugh. He was waived as part of the 49ers final roster cuts. Owusu was placed on the San Diego Chargers practice squad. On September 20, 2012 Owusu signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Owusu was signed by the New York Jets on September 29, 2014. Owusu was released on November 1, 2014, he was re-signed to the practice squad two days later. Owusu was promoted to the Jets' active roster on December 4, 2014 after Greg Salas was placed on injured reserve. Owusu is a mixture of Samoan descent, he has a brother, who plays defensive back at Harvard. His sister, Crystal, is a guard on the Columbia basketball team, his brother Francis played wide receiver for the Stanford Cardinal football team and plays for the Miami Dolphins He has a third brother named Michael. Stanford Cardinal bio Tampa Bay Buccaneers bio

Menalcus Lankford

Menalcus Lankford was a Virginia lawyer, naval aviator and Republican politician who served two terms as U. S. Representative from Virginia's 2nd congressional district, whose largest city is Norfolk. Born in 1883 on the Bowers plantation near Franklin in Southampton County to the former Mary Conway Burnley and her husband, Dr. Livius Lankford, Lankford had an elder brother, Dr. Burnley Lankford who survived to adulthood; the family moved to Norfolk when he was a child, he attended schools there and graduated from the Norfolk High School. Lankford traveled to the state capital for higher studies, graduating from the University of Richmond in 1904, from the law department of the University of Virginia at Charlottesville in 1906. In 1909 Lankford married Nancy Waddill, one of the daughter of Congressman and judge Edmund Waddill Jr. and granddaughter of Edmund Waddill, who served as clerk of the Charles City County circuit court for decades. After admission to the Virginia bar the same year, Lankford began his legal practice in Norfolk, Virginia.

During the First World War, he served as an ensign in the aviation service of the United States Navy. Returning to Norfolk, Lankford attempted to revitalize the Republican party in Tidewater Virginia, he ran for Congress in both 1920 to the Sixty-seventh Congress and in 1924 to the Sixty-ninth Congress, but lost. Lankford won election as a Republican in 1928, re-election, so he served in both the Seventy-first and Seventy-second Congresses, he secured a new post courthouse for Norfolk. Because U. S. District Judge D. Lawrence Groner ruled for the black plaintiffs in two voting rights cases, some thought that after President Herbert Hoover promoted Judge Groner to the U. S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, Lankford would receive the nomination as District Court judge for the Eastern District of Virginia, where his father-in-law had served. However, the 1930 elections only gave the Republicans a slim majority in the House, so Lankford's vote became crucial. Lankford worked for the nomination of his former campaign manager and Assistant U.

S. Attorney, Luther B. Way, to the district court vacancy. However, as the Great Depression deepened, Virginia in 1932 held an at-large election for all Congressional districts, leading to a Democratic sweep, despite Lankford's having secured $2 million in construction contracts for federal buildings in Norfolk; when individual districts were again established in 1934, Colgate Darden of Southampton County was elected to the re-established 2nd congressional district. Lankford was a delegate to the Republican National Conventions in both 1932 and 1936. Following Lankford's at-large election loss, President Hoover appointed Lankford Referee in Bankruptcy of the Norfolk division, United States District Court, Eastern District of Virginia, he served until his death. Lankford died at his Norfolk home of a heart attack, aged 54, on December 27, 1937. Following a very-well-attended funeral in his Baptist church, he was interred in Norfolk's historic Forest Lawn Cemetery, where his widow would join him several years later.

1928. S. House of Representatives defeating Democrat Joseph T. Deal and Independent E. L. Breden, winning 55.89% of the vote. 1930. 1932.

Dolenjske Toplice

Dolenjske Toplice is a settlement near Novo Mesto in southeastern Slovenia and is the seat of the Municipality of Dolenjske Toplice. The area is part of the traditional region of Lower Carniola; the municipality is now included in the Southeast Slovenia Statistical Region. The town lies on the Sušica River, it is a spa town known for its thermal baths established in 1658 by the Counts of Auersperg. The name of the settlement was changed from Toplice to Dolenjske Toplice in 1953; the historical German name was Töplitz. The parish church in the settlement is dedicated to Saint Anne and belongs to the Roman Catholic Diocese of Novo Mesto, it is a Gothic building, restyled in the Baroque in the late 17th century. Media related to Dolenjske Toplice at Wikimedia Commons Dolenjske Toplice at Geopedia Dolenjske Toplice municipal site