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The Flatliners

The Flatliners are a punk rock band from Richmond Hill and Brampton, Canada. Since their formation in 2002, The Flatliners have been a growing influence in the Toronto punk/ska movement as well as other areas of the Greater Toronto Area, they are signed to New Damage Records. As well, they won the inaugural, annual "Best Band Ever" award given by the Edmonton Vinyl Blog DigitalIsDead; the small publication has named their third LP, "Cavalcade" the front runner for their annual "Record Of The Year" award for 2010. Their album Dead Language was nominated for a 2014 Juno Award in the category of Metal/Hard Music Album of the Year." 2005 Destroy to Create 2007 The Great Awake 2010 Cavalcade No. 54 CAN 2013 Dead Language 2017 Inviting Light 2002 Demo 2007 Sleep Is For Bitches EP 2009 Cynics 7" 2010 Monumental 7" 2011 Count Your Bruises 7" 2013 Caskets Full 7" 2015 Resuscitation of the Year 7" 2016 Nerves EP 2018 Mass Candescence EP Who Said Ska's Dead?, Cresswell Records Like Nobodies Business, Pezmosis Music Productions We Don't Die We Multiply, 3rd Generation Recordz Like Nobodies Business II, Pezmosis Music Productions Ska Is Dead 3, Stomp Records All Aboard: A Tribute to Johnny Cash, Anchorless Records Run Like Hell 7" Split w/ The Snips, Paper & Plastick Under the Influence Volume 16 7" Split w/ Dead To Me Southwards/Meanwhile In Hell 7" Split w/ ASTPAI The Songs of Tony Sly: A Tribute, Fat Wreck Chords Fat in New York, Fat Wreck Chords Calutron Girls/Dagger 7" split w/ Make Do and Mend, Rise Records Division of Spoils, Fat Wreck Chords Sea Shepherd Benefit vol.

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Teddington Lock

Teddington Lock is a complex of three locks and a weir on the River Thames in England between Ham and Teddington in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames. It was first built in 1810; the limit of legal powers between the Port of London Authority, the navigation authority downstream to the North Sea and that upstream to small headwaters of the river, the Environment Agency, is marked nearby by an obelisk on the "Surrey" bank. The weir named Teddington Weir is the lowest on the Thames; this lock is the lowest full-tide lock and second lowest of all-tide locks on the Thames. The complex of civil engineering or infrastructure in essence consists of a large long weir and three locks: a conventional launch lock in regular use large barge lock and a small skiff lock; the barge lock was made to accommodate long barges, steamers or passenger ferries and has an additional set of gates half-way to operate more for shorter craft. The staggered structures incorporate two reinforced narrow islands; the upper island is traversed by and accessible by Teddington Lock Footbridge.

The greater lock is against the general south bank of the river, for 500 m north-east here. The river downstream of the lock is the Richmond and Twickenham reach of the Tideway, a 3.2-mile reach of semi-tidal river due to the fact the Richmond Lock and half-tide barrages limits the fall of water thereby maintaining a head of water to aid navigability at and around low tide. Though the weir at Teddington Weir marks the managed river's usual tidal limit, after prolonged rainfall causing high fluvial flow at high tide, a higher limit of slack water causes eddies to arise as far upstream as the top of this reach, the next lock; the large, bow-shaped Teddington Weir is against the opposite bank. A series of two footbridges at differing heights make up a structure which crosses the locks, the middle island that has the lock keeper's cabin and the weir pool, Teddington Lock Footbridge; the Navigation Act obtained in April 1771 by the Thames Navigation Commission did not allow them to build locks below Maidenhead Bridge, but from 1802, several plans for locks in the First District of the Thames, stretching from Staines to Teddington, were drawn up.

Stephen Leach took over the post of Clerk of Works for the First District in 1802, following the retirement of Charles Truss at the age of 82. Just before his retirement, Truss proposed locks at Molesey and Teddington, each having a weir with long tumbling bays, similar to modern practice. John Rennie had suggested a series of long cuts in 1794, Truss adopted the same idea. Rennie and William Jessop again proposed four long cuts in 1805, each about 1.5 miles, but the Navigation Committee were thwarted by strong opposition from landowners. Zacchary Allnutt, by Surveyor for the Second and Third Districts, stretching from Staines to Mapledurham near Reading, suggested locks at Chertsey and Teddington in 1805. Rennie submitted new proposals in 1809 for nine locks between Twickenham. Leach drafted plans in 1810, which he suggested were "at once practicable and expedient, the least expensive, the most to pass through Parliament without opposition and yet calculated to remedy the most prominent evils complained of."

An Act of Parliament was obtained by the City of London Corporation in June 1810, which authorised construction of locks and weirs at Chertsey, Shepperton and Teddington. Each would be 150 by 20 feet with the associated weirs having ample capacity for flood conditions. Rennie and the Navigation Committee visited the sites in July, to finalise the positioning of the lock. Leach took charge of the work, undertaken by contractors Joseph Kimber and John Dows who built Sunbury Lock. Work at Teddington started in September 1810, but there were delays caused by flooding in November and December, Leach awarded the contractors an extra £500; the lock was finished and opened in June 1811. The cofferdam protecting the works would need to be removed as river levels rose in the winter, which would have delayed completion until the following July, so again Leach stepped in, awarding advance payments to the contractors, which enabled them to finish on time; the lock was further upstream than the present lock complex at the point where the footbridge now crosses.

It comprised three pairs of gates as stipulated in the act. Total cost for lock, weir and ground was £22,035 10s. ​7 1⁄2d. of which the land from Lord Dysart's estate cost £282 10s. 5d.. The lock was, at first unpopular with the local fishermen and bargemen. After attempts to smash it, the lock keeper was granted permission to keep "a blunderbuss with bayonet attached thereto" to ward off attacks. By 1827 the timber lock needed considerable repair and in 1829 the weir was destroyed by an accumulation of ice, it is noted. At that time steam vessels were limited to travel as far as Richmond; as built, the lock had timber sides up to normal head water level, turf above that. The crest of the weir was 3.5 feet above low water level at Teddington, but following the removal of the piers of old London Bridge in 1832, the drop increased t

EPR Architects

EPR Architects is a London-based architectural practice that started business under the names of its founders Elsom Pack & Roberts. It is known for commercial and hotel projects. Cecil Elsom CBE founded the practice in London in 1947 with Alan Roberts. According to Elsom's obituary in The Times: " Architect who appreciated classical design and restoration but provided London with admirable postwar buildings." Projects such as the international style Eastbourne Terrace office scheme became the trademark style in the practice's early years. The practice changed its name to EPR Partnership in the eighties, EPR Architects in 1988; the company is based in Millbank, London being based in Pimlico. The practice was listed in AJ100 for 2013 at position 17 out of the top 100 architectural practices; the company sponsors UK Green Building Council's Pinpoint. National Life Stories conducted an oral history interview with Cecil Elsom in 1997 for its Architects Lives' collection held by the British Library. American Express, Brighton Ram Brewery, London Bernard Weatherill House, Croydon 2 Waterhouse Square, London Greenwich Millennium Village, London Parliament View, London Greenwich Millennium Village, London Twenty Rathbone Place, London 24 Savile Row, London with potter Kate Malone Cardinal Place, London Qube, London Eastbourne Terrace, London At the time of opening, the 18-storey building was one of the highest in Britain.

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2018 Southern Conference Women's Soccer Tournament

The 2018 Southern Conference Women's Soccer Tournament was the postseason women's soccer tournament for the Southern Conference held from October 24 through November 4, 2018. The first round and quarterfinals of the tournament were held at campus sites, while the semifinals and final took place at Betts Stadium in Macon, Georgia; the ten-team single-elimination tournament consisted of four rounds based on seeding from regular season conference play. The UNC Greensboro Spartans were the defending champions and defended their crown with a 2–1 win over the Furman Paladins in the final; this was the eighth Southern Conference tournament title for the UNC Greensboro women's soccer program and the second for head coach Michael Coll. Source: 3 GoalsIsabella Gutierrez - Furman Grace Regal - UNCG2 GoalsKessy Bradshaw - The Citadel Whitney Edwards-Roberson - VMI Emily Jensen - UNCG Nicole Souply - UNCG Cienna Rideout - UNCG Jayley Younginer - Wofford1 GoalKatherine Arroyo - The Citadel Sarah Connolly - ETSU Allie Duggan - ETSU Amber Levy - VMI Jordin Mosley - UNCG Caroline Orman - Samford Virginia Poe - Furman Source: 2018 Southern Conference Men's Soccer Tournament

William George Storm

William George Storm was a Canadian architect who designed a number of prominent monuments in Toronto, Ontario. He was born in England and immigrated to Canada while still a child and was raised in Cobourg, Ontario, his father introduced him to the building trade. He apprenticed first under William Thomas and under Frederick William Cumberland. Storm and Cumberland formed a partnership, the firm became one of the most prominent in nineteenth century Toronto; the firm won many of the city's most important commissions, including expanding Osgoode Hall, the chapel of St. James-the-Less, the tower of St. James Cathedral, University College. Storm and Cumberland's partnership dissolved in acrimony in 1871. Storm encountered serious health problems that left him without work and confined to hospital. A friendship with Emerson Coatsworth gained Storm commission to design new elementary schools across the city. One of these buildings, today Inglenook Community High School, survives today, he won a commission to build St. Andrew's Church.

His most noted building is the Richardsonian Romanesque main building for Victoria College. Storm was a leading Mason and was Master of St. Andrew's Lodge No. 16 in 1858 and 1859. He was a founder of the local Commandery of Knights Templar. Masonic symbolism is incorporated into a number of his structures, he was a founding member of the Ontario Association of Architects, served as its first president. He was a founding member of the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts, he died of a stroke in 1892. Storm, William George Dictionary of Canadian Biography