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Murray Baker Bridge

The Murray Baker Bridge is a landmark cantilever bridge that carries Interstate 74 and Illinois Route 29 over the Illinois River from downtown Peoria to East Peoria in central Illinois. According to the Illinois Department of Transportation, the Murray Baker Bridge was built in 1958, had an original length of 3,216 feet; the bridge itself is a single cantilever bridge, with two lanes in each direction. Because it has no shoulders, the Baker Bridge is not up to modern Interstate standards; the bridge is named for Murray M. Baker, the first vice president of the company that became Caterpillar. Baker convinced the Holt Manufacturing Co. to move to Peoria in 1909. Holt merged with C. L. Best Gas Tractor Co. and became Caterpillar in 1925. As part of the Upgrade 74 reconstruction project in 2005, the span's length was shortened to 3,036 feet to make room for new entrance ramps on the west side of the river. On January 3, 2006, the Illinois Department of Transportation and the chief design consultant for the truss shortening, Alfred Benesch & Company, were awarded the 2006 Eminent Conceptor Award by the American Council of Engineering Companies of Illinois.

The project was picked out of a larger group of Honor Award recipients

Grace Ayensu

Grace Ayensu was a Ghanaian politician. She was a member of parliament representing the Central Region and Western Region from 1960 to 1965 and the member of parliament for the Gomoa constituency from 1965 to 1966. Ayensu was among the first women to enter the parliament of Ghana in 1960 under the representation of the people act, she was among the 10 women who were elected unopposed on 27 June 1960 on the ticket Convention People's Party. Grace was born in Central Region, she was educated at St. Peter's School in Sekondi and the Elmina Convent in Elmina from 1921 to 1927. Ayensu left school and became a trader in 1928, she traded in textiles and hardware. In addition to trading, she was involved the timber business from 1941 to 1958. Ayensu volunteered for several organizations including serving as first woman President for the Sekondi/Takoradi Consumers' Cooperative Society in 1945 and patron of the Sekondi/Takoradi branch of the National Youth League in the early 1950s. In 1954 she was elected as a member of the Sekondi/Takoradi Municipal Council.

That same year, she received a certificate of honour and a badge from the Department of Social Welfare for her voluntary services in Sekondi/Takoradi Municipality. She served on the Sekondi/Takoradi Municipal Council until 1960. While a member of the council, she was a member of the Women Delegation to Ceylon in 1958, she was the second Vice President of the National Federation of Ghana Women and the President of the federation for the Sekondi/Takoradi District. She served on the Board of Governors of Fijai Day Secondary School, she served on the Hospital and Prisons Visiting Committee. On 27th June 1960 she was elected as a member of parliament as the first member for the Central Region and Western Region. In July 1965 she became the member of parliament for the Gomoa constituency. In September that same year, she was appointed the chairperson of the State Bakery Corporation, she remained in these positions until February 1966. Grace Ayensu was married to an administrator, she had ten children. Her son Edward S. Ayensu is an international development advisor on science and economic development.

Her hobbies were singing. List of MPs elected in the 1965 Ghanaian parliamentary election

Yasuhiro Takemoto

Yasuhiro Takemoto was a Japanese animator and television and film director. He worked at Kyoto Animation for his entire animation career after joining the company in 1996. After graduating, he entered at the prestigious Yoyogi Animation Institute, a specialized animation academy located in Yoyogi, Tokyo. Upon graduation, he joined the animation studio Kyoto Animation, where he became one of the most important members, his first major job as a director came in 2003 with Full Metal Panic? Fumoffu. Two years he directed his sequel: The Second Raid. In 2007, Takemoto replaced Lucky Star director Yutaka Yamamoto after his dismissal, he led The Melancholy of Haruhi-chan Suzumiya and Nyorōn Churuya-san original net animation series, was co-director with Tatsuya Ishihara of the second season of The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya, broadcast in 2009, as well as the film The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya. In 2012 he was in charge of directing Hyouka, based on a series of mystery novels by Honobu Yonezawa.

In the series collaborated as screenwriter Shoji Gatoh, author of Full Metal Panic!. Two years in 2014, Takemoto was commissioned to direct another series of Gatoh novels, Amagi Brilliant Park. Takemoto had a great knowledge of classical music, his usage of Shostakovich's 7th symphony in episode 11 of The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya and the choice of Erik Satie's pieces for the film The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya were his ideas. Four days after the Kyoto Animation arson attack on July 18, 2019, Takemoto was declared missing by his father, who stated "he was untraceable", his death was confirmed by his relatives and authorities. Amagi Brilliant Park: Director, Episode Director High Speed! Free! Starting Days: Director, Storyboard Full Metal Panic? Fumoffu: Director, Storyboard, Episode Director Full Metal Panic! The Second Raid: Director Hyouka: Director, Storyboard, Episode Director Lucky Star: Director Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid: Director, Storyboard Nyorōn Churuya-san: Director Nurse Witch Komugi: Director, Episode Director The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya: Director, Key Animation.

Euphonium: Storyboard, Episode Director, Key Animation Sound! Euphonium 2: Storyboard Sound! Euphonium: Todoketai Melody: Storyboard Tenchi the Movie: Tenchi Muyo in Love: Key Animation Tenchi Universe: Key Animation The Family's Defensive Alliance: Episode Director The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya: Storyboard, Episode Director The SoulTaker: Storyboard, Episode Director Violet Evergarden: Storyboard, Episode Director Yasuhiro Takemoto on IMDb

World Colored Heavyweight Championship

The World Colored Heavyweight Championship was a title awarded to black boxers in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. This was the only recognized heavyweight championship available to blacks prior to Jack Johnson winning the world heavyweight title in 1908; the title continued to exist until the reign of Joe Louis as universally recognized champ, as the color bar against black heavyweights was enforced during and for a generation after Jack Johnson's reign as world champ. Though not sanctioned by any governing body, the colored heavyweight title was publicly recognized due to the color bar in pro boxing in the 19th and early 20th centuries, when white champions drew the color line and would not defend the title against a black man. In the heavyweight division, the color bar was adamantly defended by "The Boston Strong Boy", bare-knuckle boxing champ John L. Sullivan, the first modern heavyweight champ, who had fought black fighters on his way up to the title but would not defend it against a black man.

Succeeding white heavyweight champs James Corbett and James J. Jeffries followed the same pattern. Since the white champs had fought black fighters as equals on their way up, the color bar undeniably was maintained due to racial prejudice. Since black boxers were being denied a shot at the world title due to their race, the general public gave credence to the colored heavyweight title; the color bar remained in force after colored heavyweight title holder Jack Johnson won the world's heavyweight title in 1908, thus ensuring the colored title remained the ultimate prize for all other black boxers. Once he was the world's heavyweight champ, Johnson never fought black opponents, either, he denied matches to the young Harry Wills. Blacks were not given a shot at the title because such top boxing promoters as Tex Rickard believed that a fight between two black boxers would not draw at the gate. Jack Johnson fought Joe Jeanette a total of seven times, all during his reign as colored champ before he became the world's heavyweight champion, winning four times and drawing twice.

In their first match on 1905, they had fought to a draw, but in their second match on 25 November 1905, Johnson lost as he was disqualified in the second round of a scheduled six-round fight. Johnson continued to claim the title because of the disqualification. After Johnson became the first African-American Heavyweight Champion of the World on December 26, 1908, his World Colored Heavyweight Championship was vacated. Jeanette fought Sam McVey for the title in Paris on 20 February 1909 and was beaten, but took the title from McVey in a 49-round bout on April 17 of that year in Paris for a $6,000 purse. Sam Langford subsequently claimed the title during Jeanette's reign after Johnson refused to defend the World Heavyweight Championship against him. Eighteen months Jeanrette lost the title to Langford. Johnson never again fought Jeanette despite numerous challenges and avoided Langford, whom he had fought once while he was the colored champ and beaten him severely on points in a 15-rounder. In August 1914, as Johnson neared the end of his troubled reign, there were reports that Johnson had agreed to fight Langford for the world heavyweight title in Paris, but nothing came of it.

After losing his world heavyweight championship, Johnson never again fought for the colored heavyweight crown. Because great boxers of the era were barred from fighting for the heavyweight championship because of racism, Johnson’s refusal to fight African-Americans offended the African-American community, since the opportunity to fight top white boxers was rare. Jeanette criticized Johnson, saying, "Jack forgot about his old friends after he became champion and drew the color line against his own people." The World Boxing Council attempted to create a similar championship in 2004 called the All African World Championship, which would be open to boxers of African descent from any country as well as boxers of any race living in Africa. This proposal was met with worldwide criticism, the World Boxing Council abandoned the idea. Eighteen men were recognized as World Colored Heavyweight Champion. World Colored Light Heavyweight Championship World Colored Middleweight Championship World Colored Welterweight Championship Black Heavyweight Championship World White Heavyweight Championship

Ron Wilson (newsreader)

Ron Wilson is a Northern Irish-born Australian television and radio news presenter and voice-over with a lengthy career in journalism and hosting with Network Ten, an Australian television network. Wilson is a news presenter on FM radio network smoothfm, a division of NOVA Entertainment and worked at Network Ten in Sydney for over 33 years. Wilson was born in Enniskillen, County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland and emigrated to Australia with his family when he was a young child, he completed a law degree in Darwin, Northern Territory. When Cyclone Tracy destroyed Darwin in 1974, Wilson was on scene as host of a local radio program. Wilson admitted on the "Newsreaders Vs TV Hosts" episode of All Star Family Feud on 21 November 2016 that he still suffers from posttraumatic stress disorder from surviving Cyclone Tracy, he received Australian citizenship on 31 March 2008. Wilson is married with three children, he supports the Sydney Swans AFL club. Wilson worked as a newsreader on Good Morning Australia from 1982 to 1991 alongside Kerri-Anne Kennerley and Gordon Elliott among others.

During that time, he presented Ten in NSW Sydney's weekend newscasts. Wilson took the helm of Good Morning Australia alongside Sandra Sully in 1992; the pair moved from dawn to dusk a year presenting TEN-10's 5pm newscast. From 1981 to 1982 Wilson had presented the evening 6pm news with Katrina Lee. In 1994, Wilson was joined at the Sydney newsdesk by Juanita Phillips and, two years by Jessica Rowe in a partnership lasting 10 years, he presented NEW-10 Perth's 5pm news from 2003 to 2005. Wilson has presented from the scene of some of Sydney's biggest news events, he covered the Ansett Australia 747 crash at Sydney Airport in 1994 - the only Sydney news presenter to broadcast from the airport that night - and broadcast from several of Sydney's major bushfires of the 1990s and early 2000s. Wilson presented non-stop coverage of the start of Gulf War 1 on 17 January 1991 on Ten from mid-morning until 6pm, he presented live coverage of the first US strikes against Baghdad marking the commencement of the War in Iraq in 2003.

Wilson has joked that "everyone has had a read with Ron". His co-presenters have included Anne Fulwood, Sandra Sully, Katrina Lee, Juanita Phillips, Deborah Knight, Jessica Rowe, Natarsha Belling, Tracey Spicer, Charmaine Dragun, Celina Edmonds, Claudia Emery, Margaret Bates, Geraldine Doogue and Ann Sanders. Wilson was replaced on Sydney's Ten News at Five bulletin by Bill Woods in January 2009. Wilson was the presenter of Ten Early News and Ten Morning News on Mondays and Tuesdays, he previously presented Ten News at Five in Sydney alongside Deborah Knight until 16 January 2009. In May 2012, Wilson was appointed news presenter on Breakfast, a role he retained until August 2012, he presented Ten News updates on The Circle until the program was cancelled in August 2012. In August 2012 it was announced Wilson would return as presenter of Ten Morning News Despite being sacked by Network Ten in November 2012, Wilson continued with the station as a fill-in presenter for its national weekend news bulletins.

He filled in for Sandra Sully and Natarsha Belling until 28 December that year, his final time presenting for Ten News. In October 2013, Wilson began making regular appearances on the Seven Network's breakfast show Sunrise. In the period between 1975 and 1979, Wilson worked for a number of radio stations, including 2WL Wollongong, 2SM and 2UE, he worked at Sydney radio station Mix 106.5 for several years in the early 2000s as newsreader on the breakfast show. He resigned from Mix 106.5 in 2006. Wilson replaced the outgoing Rowan Barker as Macquarie National News newsreader on 30 June 2008. Wilson was subsequently heard on 7 July 2008 as he did the Macquarie National News bulletins for 2GB during the Alan Jones Breakfast Show as well as Bob Rogers' show at sister station 2CH on 9 July 2008. In April 2013, Wilson joined smoothfm as a newsreader, he had a small part as an extra in the first scene of the movie The Odd Angry Shot Ron Wilson bio on Network Ten's website