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Mooroolbark, Victoria

Mooroolbark is a suburb of Melbourne, Australia, 31 km east of Melbourne's central business district. Its local government area is the Shire of Yarra Ranges. At the 2016 census, Mooroolbark had a population of 21,967. Mooroolbark is at an altitude of 93m. "Mooroolbark" has been popularly believed for some time to have the meaning "red earth", leading to extensive use of that meaning in the community. More it has been suggested that "Mooroolbik" is the name given by the local Wurundjeri Aboriginal people. An alternative meaning of Mooroolbark being "the place where the wide waters meet" is recorded by Museum Victoria. Another meaning recorded is "red bark"; the Parish of Mooroolbark was surveyed in 1855, with a township called Brushy Creek standing where North Croydon is today. The name "Mooroolbark" was to be popularised with eventual European settlement in the late 19th century. A rural hub developed around the train station, which opened in 1887 and offered rail access to Melbourne; the Post Office opened shortly after on 15 March 1888.

Wonga Park used to be a part of Mooroolbark until the early 20th century when it became a separate suburb. Another locality called Mooroolbark Park was renamed as Chirnside Park. Mooroolbark has a train station, on the Lilydale railway line, it has 595 car parking spaces. A number of bus routes serve the Mooroolbark area, Telebus services, where passengers can request to be picked up or dropped off from home operate in the area. Ran by Ventura Lilydale Telebus areas 2,3,4 and Bus routes 675, 680 and 689 service Mooroolbark. Area 2: Chirnside to Mooroolbark Area 3: Chirnside to Mooroolbark Area 4: Mooroolbark to Croydon 675: Chirnside to Mooroolbark 680: Mooroolbark to Lilydale 689: Croydon to Montrose Located in Mooroolbark is one of Melbourne's most unusual intersections between Hull Road, Lincoln Road, Manchester Road and Cambridge Road: three consecutive roundabouts; the three latter streets connected to Hull Road at close, but different, locations. In order to eliminate the troubles caused by vehicles failing to give way to those coming from other adjoining streets, it was decided to build individual roundabouts at each intersection, employ the standard'give way' road rules.

This has cleared up most of the troubles on Hull Road, but the prospect of passing through the intersection for those who don't know it may be a little daunting. This intersection is referred to by locals as "Five Ways" or "The Mooroolbark Roundabouts". Five Ways can be a waiting game in peak hour traffic; the main shopping district is located along Brice Avenue and Manchester Road, featuring a Coles supermarket, two gymnasiums, two pharmacies, fast food franchises, cafés, hair salons and thrift shops. Mooroolbark has a tavern and wine bar. Brice Avenue, the main shopping strip has a strict alcohol-free policy in place; the Alcohol Free Zone, if breached, may result in a fine of up to $2000. Under this law, anyone carrying an uncorked or unsealed alcoholic beverage, within the Mooroolbark township, can be fined at the discretion of the police. However, this doesn't apply to restaurants with an appropriate licence. Alcohol must be consumed within the licensed premises only, if the beverage is taken outside the premises in the public domain, police can issue a fine.

Mooroolbark has a 16-hour police station. It is located at the corner of Hull and Cambridge Roads, 700 metres from the Mooroolbark train station and town centre. There are a number of primary and secondary schools within Mooroolbark offering a choice between government and private education. Bimbadeen Heights Primary School Manchester Primary School Mooroolbark East Primary School Pembroke Primary School Rolling Hills Primary Mooroolbark College Yarra Hills Secondary College Billanook College Saint Peter Julian Eymard Catholic Parish Community School Yarralinda Private Primary School Another point of interest within Mooroolbark is the Mooroolbark Community Centre, which has undergone radical changes since 2004 as part of a civil beautification and anti-graffiti project; the community centre is now surrounded by colourful mosaics and street art, including a stencil art representation of Mooroolbark's most famous citizen, the early 20th Century landscape designer Edna Walling. The first Blue Light Disco in Australia was held in Mooroolbark in 1976.

The'Blue Light Disco' a local Victoria Police initiative, is now a well-known attraction for teenagers Australia-wide. The Mooroolbark library, a branch of Eastern Regional Libraries, is located at 7 Station Street, it offers a variety including storytimes for preschool children. The library is next to a children's adventure park. Mooroolbark Salvation Army Mooroolbark Baptist Church Saint Francis in the Fields Anglican church Saint Margaret's Uniting Church Saint Peter Julian Eymard Catholic Church Mooroolbark Neighbourhood Church Mooroolbark Christadelphians Most of Mooroolbark is in the catchment of Brushy Creek, a tributary of the Yarra River. A number of environmental concerns exist because of its location entirely within an urban environment. From 1980 to 2001, Mooroolbark had the'Red Earth Festival' on the third or fourth weekend of March every year beginning on Friday evening and running all day Saturday and Sunday. The'Red Earth Festival' had amusement rides; the highlights of that festival included a parade on the Saturday, which began in the grounds of the former Mooroolbark Primary School and went down Brice Avenue towards the fairground.

On the Sunday, the festival hosted an open-air market followed by a f

Tulsa–Wichita State men's basketball rivalry

The Tulsa–Wichita State men's basketball rivalry is an American college basketball rivalry between the Tulsa Golden Hurricane men's basketball team of the University of Tulsa and the Wichita State Shockers men's basketball team of Wichita State University. Wichita State leads the all-time series 68–61; the first game played between the two schools took place on January 1931, in Wichita, Kansas. Tulsa won 32–30 The rivalry maintained a certain balance between the two schools until a run of Tulsa dominance in the rivalry culminating with 13 straight wins over Wichita State from 1993–2002. Since 2003, Wichita State has won 10 of their past 11 matchups with Tulsa. Losing only in 2015 as the #9 ranked team in the country; the rivalry was renewed when Wichita State joined The American for all sports except football. In their first game since 1995 as conference-mates, the Golden Hurricane played the #5 ranked Shockers close, losing only by 3

Stephen R. Marsh

Stephen R. Marsh is an American game designer and lawyer best known for his contributions to early editions of TSR's Dungeons & Dragons fantasy tabletop role-playing game; some of the creatures he created for the original edition of D&D in 1975 have been included in every subsequent edition of the game. While attending high school in Mountain Home, Marsh began to play military boardgames, his interest led him to attempt to design what would now be called a roleplaying game based on his board games and using The Golden Bough as the basis for a magic system. However, he was unable to come up with a satisfactory system until he borrowed a copy of the published D&D rules from classmate Sandy Petersen. After reading the rules of this new game, Marsh began to correspond with D&D co-creator Gary Gygax. Marsh sent his own vision of an elemental plane of water to Gygax, who incorporated a number of the underwater creatures and magic items into Dave Arneson's Blackmoor supplement published in 1975, to expand on Arneson's swamp and oceanic content.

Marsh's material introduced several new and soon to be iconic aquatic creatures, including the sahuagin and Aquatic Elves. Marsh suggested a new character class, the mystic, that could teleport to various planes of existence via mental powers. Although the character class concept was not published, some of the mental abilities of the mystic were altered and published in the Eldritch Wizardry supplement the following year as the first psionic powers for D&D. Marsh was not paid for his creative contributions to either of these rules supplements. Marsh was credited with "Special Thanks" on the credits page "for Suggestions and Contributions". Marsh claimed that when Gary Gygax was developing Advanced Dungeons & Dragons, he convinced Gygax to add a Good and Evil axis to D&D's character alignment system. In 1977, most of Marsh's aquatic creature creations were converted to the new AD&D game system by Gary Gygax for use in the Monster Manual. All of these creatures have been incorporated into each subsequent edition of D&D.

After earning his B. A. from California State University-Los Angeles in 1979, Marsh enrolled in law school at Brigham Young University. During the 1980 summer break, he worked at TSR, where he was lead writer on the 1981 version of Dungeons & Dragons Expert Set, he reviewed and approved licensed Judges Guild products, helped create the minigame Saga, for which he received one royalty payment — the only time he received compensation for creative work other than his salary. Steve Marsh completed law school and was admitted to the bar in 1982, he continued to correspond with Gygax in the hopes of creating a hardcover book for which he would be paid royalties, he convinced Gygax that a rule book about travel to different planes would be worthwhile. Together and Gygax started to develop a new AD&D rulebook, The Planes of Existence, which Gygax mentioned in his column in the March 1980 issue of Dragon. A color cube illustrating how their planes would interface appeared in the May 1983 issue of Dragon.

However, just as the manuscript was being readied for a 1986 publication date, Gygax was forced out of TSR, all Gygax-related projects were shelved, the book was never published. In 2008, several unpublished Lovecraft-inspired monsters created by Marsh for his home campaign were published in Monsters of Myth, an e-book published by the First Edition Society, he attends North Texas RPG Con every year and has been demonstrating examples of plane related play each year. For 2015 those who played in his event were given a three hundred page convention module on the plane of shadows. In 2016 Marsh ran a reprise of City of the Revenant and the Planes of Ice. In 2017 ran 3 scenarios including the City of the Revenant, An OD&D scenario and one other, he was there in 2018 and is on the schedule for three events in 2019. He is backpacking as detailed at That has included playtesting some projects with fellow hikers. Marsh moved to Texas in 1985, he retired on March 15, 2019 after a career where he won over 350 cases at trial or by motion practice or on appeal.

He started blogging September 16, 1997 and now blogs at Ethesis.wordpress.comHe founded ADR Resources, a dispute resolution web site that he still maintains. He was first cited in the Code of Federal Regulations circa 1999. Compiled Q&A with Steve Marsh Unreleased AD&D Hardcover by Steve Marsh with Gary Gygax Stephen Marsh's RPG credits at RPGGeek Stephen Marsh's board game credits at BoardGameGeek Stephen Marsh's web page Gaming—Includes an explanation of why he had a hiatus as a game designer On the experience of burying three children in five years Stories and D&D related FRPG material Internal index

Lyudmila Sorokina

Lyudmila Andreevna Sorokina was a Soviet, Russian teacher, museum worker, the first chief of the Museum of the Air Forces of the Northern Fleet. Lyudmila Sorokina was born on August 19th, 1944 in Platonovo village in the Khankaysky District of Primorsky Krai. In 1969 she graduated from the Historical Faculty of Vologda State Pedagogical Institute, she worked in secondary educational institutions of Chelyabinsk and Murmansk regions and in Moscow. She grew from a high school teacher to the deputy director of educational complex. In 1973-1976 she was an employee of the Naval academy in Leningrad. In 1977 she became a guide of the Museum of the Air Forces of the Northern Fleet in Safonovo. After museum reorganisation, in December, 1977 Lyudmila Sorokina was appointed the first chief of the museum that she supervised till September, 1985. Under her supervision the museum turned into a large museum complex that exhibits aircraft of the Russian Northern Fleet, Yuri Gagarin's house-museum, an hangar with a collection of aviation artifacts of the times of the Second World War and post-war time.

The museum became the centre for the regional studies and military-patriotic work of Murmansk Oblast and all Kola peninsula. The museum is visited annually by some tens thousand foreign visitors. After moving to Moscow, in 1985-1987 Lyudmila Sorokina worked as a research worker for Mikhail Frunze Central House of Aircraft and Astronautics. Lyudmila Sorokina received state awards: Medal "In Commemoration of the 850th Anniversary of Moscow" and the Medal "Veteran of Labour", she is buried in Moscow. "The Independent Newspaper", appendix "Subbotnik". Release № 25 from June, 30th, 2001. Heroes of the polar sky; the newspaper "Hooter". Release from November, 4th, 2004. Museum of the Air Forces of the Northern Fleet. A picture album. Museum of the Air Forces of the Northern Fleet. Five days behind Polar circle. Garrison Fedotovo. Fedotovsky evening school

Michelle Perry

Michelle Perry is an American athlete. At the 2004 Summer Olympics she placed 14th overall in the heptathlon competition. At the 2005 World Championships in Athletics, she earned a gold medal in the 100 m hurdles with a time of 12.66 seconds. Her current personal record in the event is 12.43 seconds. Perry attended Quartz Hill High School in Lancaster and finished second in the 1997 CIF California State Meet in the Long jump. At the 2007 World Championships in Athletics in Osaka, Japan she defended her title with another 100 m hurdles gold medal performance; the result was surrounded by some debate since she ran on the next lane and some think she made contact with the Swede over the last hurdle. Despite television evidence, there was no official decision as the Swedish protest was filed too late. Perry missed out on a spot for the 2008 Beijing Olympics, but made the team for the 2009 World Championships in Athletics. However, she was unable to defend her title as she entered the competition with a knee injury and was eliminated in the first round.

She missed the 2010 and 2011 seasons due to pregnancy. Michelle reflects on her 2007 and second consecutive 100m World Championship gold medal Michelle Perry's U. S. Olympic Team bio Michelle Perry at World Athletics

Reinhard Dietrich

Reinhard Dietrich was a German sculptor. Reinhard Dietrich was born in Breslau less than a year before the challenged "Weimar" regime was replaced by the Nazi government. By the time he was 13 frontiers had moved and Breslau was becoming Wrocław, ethnically and politically part of Poland. Between 1946 and 1950 Dietrich lived in Wittenberg within the Soviet occupation zone of Germany, where he undertook an apprenticeship in the art of wood carving; this was followed by a period of study at the Wood carving Academy in Empfertshausen, two or three years of further study at the College of Applied Arts at Leipzig. At Leipzig he was taught by Alfred Thiele. After this he moved on to the Dresden Academy of Fine Arts where he was taught by Hans Steger and Walter Arnold. Between 1958 and 1964 Dietrich worked as a freelance artist based in Dresden, teaming up at one point in a shared workshop with Wieland Förster. In 1964 he relocated to the north coast, living at Kneese, a short distance outside Rostock on its eastern side.

He stayed in the Rostock area for nearly four decades, it was here that he had his most productive years. Several of his works can be found on public display around Rostock; some of the work from his Rostock years was produced in collaboration with Jo Jastram. With his wife, Magda, he returned to live in Dresden in 2003, it was here that he died in 2015. 1965 "Mutter und Kind", Universitätsklinikum Dresden 1966 "Möwenflug", Klinkerbild in der Langen Straße Rostock 1970 "Sieben stolze Schwestern küsst das eine Meer", Fountain in Rostock 1971 "Möwenflug", Bronzeplastik in Warnemünde vor dem Hotel Neptun 1976 "Lotsenehrung", Concrete sculpture in Warnemünde by the Light Tower 1976/77 mehrere Klinkergiebel, Rostock Evershagen 1977 Relief on the podium of the Gedenkstätte der revolutionären Matrosen in Rostock 1979 "Sonnenblumen", Hausgiebelgestaltung in Lichtenhagen 1979 "Mecklenburgische Bäuerin", Berlin-Alt-Hohenschönhausen 1980 "Brunnen der Lebensfreude" auf dem Universitätsplatz gemeinsam mit dem Bildhauer Jo Jastram 1985 "Frau am Fenster", Terrakottafigur am Fünfgiebelhaus in Rostock 1985 Relief "Bodenreform", Dorf Mecklenburg 1986 Ehrenmal für die Opfer des Faschismus in Bad Doberan in der Nähe des Münsters 1988 Satirische Plastik über das Auto, Kopenhagen 1994 Marktbrunnen, Marlow 1994 Sandsteinstele Salzstadt, Bad Sülze