click links in text for more info

Murphy Brown

Murphy Brown is an American sitcom television series created by Diane English that premiered on November 14, 1988, on CBS. The series stars Candice Bergen as the eponymous Murphy Brown, a famous investigative journalist and news anchor for FYI, a fictional CBS television newsmagazine, for Murphy in the Morning, a cable morning news show; the series ran until May 18, 1998, after airing a total of 247 episodes over ten seasons. In January 2018, it was announced that CBS ordered a 13-episode revival of Murphy Brown, which premiered on September 27, 2018. CBS canceled the revival series after a single season on May 10, 2019. Murphy Brown is a recovering alcoholic who—in the show's first episode—returns to the fictional newsmagazine FYI for the first time following a stay at the Betty Ford Clinic residential treatment center. Over 40 and single, she is hard as nails. In her profession, she is considered one of the boys, having shattered many glass ceilings encountered during her career. Dominating the FYI news magazine, she is portrayed as one of America's hardest-hitting media personalities.

Her colleagues at FYI include stuffy veteran anchor Jim Dial, who affectionately addresses Murphy as "Slugger" and reminisces about the glory days of Murrow and Cronkite. Murphy's best friend and sometime competitor is investigative reporter Frank Fontana, the only person who addresses her as "Murph". Though a daredevil reporter, insecurities regarding fame and his personal relationships have him in psychotherapy for the majority of the series. In early seasons, there was a running gag about Frank's toupée, which he hated, but which producers insisted he wear on the show. Present are the two newest members of the FYI team. Miles Silverberg, a 25-year-old yuppie Harvard graduate and overachiever fresh from public television, is appointed the new executive producer of FYI during Murphy's stay at Betty Ford. Naive and neurotic despite his lightning intellect, Miles is the perfect foil for Murphy's skewering wit. Shaud left at the end of the eighth season, his character was replaced during Season 9 by veteran TV producer Kay Carter-Shepley.

Kay did not have a background in journalism but instead had made a career as a producer of game shows. The other new-kid-on-the-block is Corky Sherwood. A former Miss America from the town of Neebo, Corky is the bane of the other journalists with her perky, relentlessly sunny personality—and dumbfounding lack of sophistication. Due to overwhelming audience reaction, management decides to retain Corky's services after Murphy's return assigning her to lifestyle pieces or lightweight celebrity profiles. Despite her omnipresent perkiness, Corky does mature and acquires a fair amount of worldliness over the years, not the least of which comes courtesy of her marriage to high school classmate and writer Will Forest, subsequent divorce, elopement with Silverberg after which the couple has second thoughts—even before consummating the relationship—and decides they should "first" date separating on good terms; the FYI team frequently socializes at Phil's, a bar-and-grill across the street from their office/studio in Washington, D.

C. Phil, the bar owner, was played by Pat Corley. Phil's was portrayed as a Washington institution, whose owner knew everything about everybody, anybody in the capital—ranging from what brand of lingerie J. Edgar Hoover preferred to the identity of Deep Throat. In a running gag during early seasons, whenever someone entered Phil's, the patrons would all shout in unison "close the door!". Brown was unmarried, but had a home life as well: she hired a laid-back, New Age philosophy-dispensing house painter named Eldin Bernecky to repaint her house, he had so many grand ideas. Because he was a talented artist, his renovations were delayed when he was struck by the urge to paint relevant murals throughout the house; some twenty years Brown has been retired from broadcast journalism for a few years but receives offers to return to the air. Following Donald Trump's election as president of the United States, Brown decides to accept an offer from fictional cable news network CNC to host a new morning news show titled Murphy in the Morning.

She brings along her former FYI colleagues including Fontana and Sherwood to co-host the program and Silverberg to produce it. The crew is joined by newcomer Pat Patel; as the program gets closer to air, Brown is startled to learn that her son Avery has been given his own morning news program on rival cable news network Wolf News, with both of their shows scheduled to air against one another. Meanwhile and the gang continue to spend their off-time at the bar and grill "Phil's Bar", now run by Phil's sister Phyllis following Phil's death. Jim Dial, now in his 80s, widowed and retired, comes back on an occasional basis to act as an informal mentor to the Murphy In The Morning gang. Candice Bergen as Murphy Brown, a famous investigative journalist and news anchor for FYI. Following a brief retirement, Brown returns to television in her own morning news show Murphy in the Morning. Faith Ford as Corky S


Parwānoo or Parwanu is a municipal council in Solan district in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. It is an industrial town, it has himachal's biggest wholesale market. It borders Panchkula district of Haryana, is after the towns of Pinjore and Kalka on the Chandigarh Simla Highway. In fact it is separated by a river bed from the town of Kalka. Pinjore to Parwanoo is a continuous urban belt. From Pinjore there is a road to Baddi. Another nearby industrial town of Himachal; the town is divided into 6 different sectors spread randomly across the Shivalik Range in a radius of about 4 km. While sectors 1A, 4 and 6 are residential the other sectors 1, 2, 3 & 5 are Industrial with only a few residential areas. Parwanoo is an industrial town with 80% of the local population engaged with the industries in one way or other, it is home to the largest fruit processing unit of HPMC and the HP Agro Industries have a Cattle Feed Unit and a Pesticide Unit located here. It has a Large ESI hospital. Prominent hotels are Shivalik View, Park Inn and Shelly.

Employment is driven by the government, industrial plants and tourism. Education and horticultural produce processing, comprise most of the remainder. In addition to being the local hub of transportation and trade; the Kalka Shimla heritage rail line passes through this town. The railway station is known as Taksal; the town is 20 km from Panchkula. There is a route to Kasauli direct from Parwanoo, 18 km avoiding Dharampur. Parwanwoo has a moderate climate. Winter temperature is 10 degrees Celsius, with Summer temperatures exceeding 38 degrees Celsius or more; the general wind direction is south-west to north-east. Total rainfall for the year is 1020 millimetres, with humidity at 28 % in April. To cash in on its proximity to Chandigarh and Panchkula the government set up industrial sectors and gave incentives that invited many small scale units to set up shop here; the incentives include exemption from taxes and financing incentives for expansion of existing projects. Dhalli on its northern outskirts is famous for its meat shops, run by the walia family.

A resort with a cable car called Timber Trail is a few miles north of the town on the Shimla highway again. A'dhaba' is famous in parwanoo, that's'Anurag Vaishno Dhaba' located at Prashar Complex sec-1,parwanoo As of 2001 India census, Parwanoo had a population of 8609. Males constitute 61% of the population and females 39%. Parwanoo has an average literacy rate of 73%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 74%, female literacy is 71%. In Parwanoo, 12% of the population is under 6 years of age; the various schools in the town are: Govt. Sr. Sec. School Anand School Eicher School DAV Public Senior Secondary School National Public School Lotus school I Genius School parwanoo public school

Studley Castle

Studley Castle is a 19th-century country house at Studley, England. The Grade II* listed building is now occupied as a Warner Leisure Hotel but was once owned by the Lyttelton family before being bequeathed by Philip Lyttleton to his niece Dorothy, who married Francis Holyoake, their son Francis Lyttelton Holyoake, the High Sheriff of Warwickshire in 1834, inherited Ribston Hall in Yorkshire from a business partner in 1833 and changed his name to Holyoake-Goodricke. The sale of the Yorkshire property financed the building of a new mansion at Studley; the new house, designed in Gothic Revival style by the architect Samuel Beazley, was completed in 1836. The building has never been used as a castle; the site of the medieval castle at Studley is occupied by the nearby 16th-century house known as Old Studley Castle. The house was occupied by Studley College between 1903 and the early 1960s and was used as a horticultural training establishment for ladies, it became training and Marketing Centre for the former automotive brand, Rover.

In more recent times the Castle was converted for use as a hotel. After a £50 million refurbishment it reopened in April 2019 as the 14th hotel in the Warner Leisure Hotels collection. Historic England. "Studley Castle". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 31 July 2019. Photograph and detailed architectural description. History of the County of Warwick Vol 3 from British History Online Hotel website

Florence Marryat

Florence Marryat was a British author and actress. The daughter of author Capt. Frederick Marryat, she was known for her sensational novels and her involvement with several celebrated spiritual mediums of the late 19th century, her works include Love’s Conflict, Her Father's Name, There is No Death and The Spirit World, The Dead Man's Message and The Blood of the Vampire. She was a prolific author, writing around 70 books, as well as newspaper and magazine articles, short stories and works for the stage. From 1876 to 1890, she had a performing career, at first writing and performing a comic touring piano sketch entertainment, together with George Grossmith and performing in dramas, comic opera with a D'Oyly Carte Opera Company, her own one-woman show, appearing as a lecturer, dramatic reader and public entertainer. During the 1890s, she ran a school of Literary Art. Marryat was born in Brighton, Sussex, in 1833, daughter of author and naval Captain Frederick Marryat and his wife, Catherine, her parents separated.

Shortly before her 21st birthday, in 1854, she wed Thomas Ross Church, an officer in the Madras staff corps of the British Army in India. She had eight children with three of them while in India. Marryat wrote her first novel, Love’s Conflict, while her young children were suffering from scarlet fever, to distract herself from “sad thoughts”; the novel met with modest success and was followed by Too Good for Him and Woman Against Woman in the same year. Other early works included Woman Against Woman, The Confessions of Gerald Escourt, Nelly Brooke and The Girls of Feversham, mining the British public's taste for sensational fiction: "lurid stories of seduction, insanity, extramarital sex and the exploits of the demi-monde". Marryat continued to write novels for 35 years. In 1872, she wrote a biography of her father and Letters of Captain Marryat. From 1872 to 1876, in addition to writing for newspapers and magazines, she edited the monthly magazine London Society. By the mid-1870s Marryat was an internationally successful author and was living together with her future husband, Colonel Francis Lean of the Royal Marine Light Infantry.

Church sued for divorce in 1878, citing his wife’s adultery as the grounds. From 1876 to 1877, she collaborated with George Grossmith and performing a comic touring entertainment called Entre Nous; this piece consisted of a series of piano sketches, alternating with scenes and costumed recitations, including a two-person "satirical musical sketch" a short comic opera, by Grossmith called Cups and Saucers. Marryat and her husband divorced in 1879. At the age of 43, in 1881, Marryat returned to the stage, playing the role of Hephzibah Horton in a drama she wrote based on her novel Her World Against a Lie; the next year, she joined a D'Oyly Carte Opera Company touring company in Gilbert and Sullivan's Patience, playing the role of Lady Jane. In 1884 she played Queen Altemire in a revival of W. S. Gilbert's fairy comedy The Palace of Truth in London with Herbert Beerbohm Tree. In 1886, Marryat wrote a lighthearted book about her travels in the United States called Tom Tiddler's Ground, she appeared in her own one-woman show, Love Letters, appeared as a lecturer, dramatic reader and public entertainer.

She continued performing until 1890, when she played Cassandra Doolittle in an operetta called The Dear Departed. Marryat became active in the Society of Authors, founded in 1884, began to breed bulldogs and terriers. Over the last 14 years of her life, she had a relationship with a younger actor, Herbert McPherson, who inherited half of her estate. During the 1890s, she ran a school of Literary Art, she continued writing for the rest of her life, some of her best known books were her late-career writings on spiritualism, included There Is No Death, The Spirit World and A Soul on Fire. She influenced wiccan Gerald Gardner in his youth. Marryat is buried in Kensal Green Cemetery in London. Marryat published 68 novels before her death, as well as various non-fiction works such as The Life and Letters of Captain Marryat and Gup, an account of garrison life in India, she wrote newspaper and magazine articles, short stories and works for the stage. Her works treated such then-controversial themes as marital cruelty, adultery and spiritualism.

There is No Death and The Spirit World give accounts of séances she attended. The public found Marryat's work accessible, reviewers admitted the effectiveness of her "graphic, vital" style, but critics called her "cynical and'third-rate', too dependent for her plots on'the stock in trade of fourth-rate solicitors'". Despite critical hostility, her novels remained popular. Herbermann, Charles, ed.. "Florence Marryat". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. Lee, Elizabeth. "Marryat, Florence". Dictionary of National Biography. London: Smith, Elder & Co. Fodor, Nandor. "Florence Marryat," An Encyclopaedia of Psychic Science. Florence Marryat – Eminent Victorian Florence Marryat Bibliography Works by Florence Marryat at Project Gutenberg Works b

Minnesota State Highway 25

Minnesota State Highway 25 is a 156.066-mile-long highway in Minnesota, which runs from its interchange with U. S. Highway 169 in Belle Plaine and continues north to its intersection with State Highway 210 in Brainerd. State Highway 25 serves as a north–south route in central Minnesota between Belle Plaine, Norwood Young America, Buffalo, Big Lake, Becker and Brainerd; the route travels east -- west between Green Isle for 15 miles. Highway 25 crosses the Minnesota River at Belle Plaine; the route crosses the Highway 25 Bridge at the Mississippi River between Big Lake. State Highway 25 was authorized November 1920 from Belle Plaine to Big Lake; the roadway was graveled by 1928. It was paved in stages from north to south throughout the 1930s: from Big Lake to Buffalo in 1931, Buffalo to Montrose in 1932, Montrose to Watertown in 1933, Watertown to Norwood in 1934. Paving was completed in Belle Plaine in 1937, the remaining gravel section through Sibley County was paved in 1950; when the four-lane bypass of U.

S. 169 around Belle Plaine was built in 1955, Highway 25 was extended east along 169's former alignment to intersect the new highway. In 1961, Highway 25 was extended north along what had been State Highway 218 from Becker to Merrifield; this highway was paved in its entirety. In 2001, the northernmost segment of the highway between State Highway 210 and Merrifield was turned back to Crow Wing County maintenance and is now designated County Road 3. Highway 25 at the Unofficial Minnesota Highways Page

Kellen Clemens

Kellen Vincent Clemens is a former American football quarterback who spent eleven seasons in the National Football League. He was selected by the New York Jets in the second round of the 2006 NFL Draft, he played college football at Oregon. He has been a member of the Washington Redskins, Houston Texans, St. Louis Rams, San Diego / Los Angeles Chargers. Born and raised in Burns in eastern Oregon, Clemens played high school football for the Burns Hilanders and led them to the Oregon state 3A championship game in 1999. In his high school career, he threw for 102 touchdowns, he received USA Today All-American honors and Oregon Gatorade Player of the Year while in high school, where he completed 218 of 395 passes for 3,464 yards and 37 touchdowns with 325 rushing yards and 15 touchdowns in his senior season. He was coached by Terry Graham using the shoot offense. Clemens played college football at the University of Oregon in Eugene, he played for head coach Mike Bellotti while at Oregon. He assumed the role of starting quarterback in all 13 games in 2003 and responded by throwing for more touchdown passes and yards than any sophomore in school history, surpassing Dan Fouts—who had 16 touchdowns and 2,390 yards, in 1970.

Clemens posted three rushing touchdowns, three passing touchdowns and a career-best 437 passing yards in a road victory over Washington State as a junior. As a senior in 2005, he broke his ankle while playing against Arizona. Despite missing remaining three games of the season, Clemens finished 2005 with 2,406 passing yards, 19 touchdowns, four interceptions, a 152.87 passer efficiency rating. He finished his Oregon career with 7,555 passing yards, which ranked third in school history at the time before being passed up by Marcus Mariota in the 2014 season. Source: Clemens was selected by the New York Jets in the second round of the 2006 NFL Draft, the 49th overall pick, to serve as the secondary quarterback to Chad Pennington. A healthy Pennington resulted in little playing time for Clemens in 2006, he made his NFL debut in relief appearance against the Jacksonville Jaguars, recording his first career pass attempt and rushing once for two yards in the 41–0 loss. He entered in a Week 14 31–13 loss to the Buffalo Bills, rushed once for eight yards but did not attempt a pass.

He recorded 0 completions in his rookie season. Due to an injury to Pennington in the Jets's 2007 season opener against the New England Patriots, Clemens recorded his first completed pass in the NFL with a final record for the day of five complete passes on ten attempts in the 38–14 loss. Clemens made his first career start in Week 2 of the 2007 season, his effectiveness was minimized by the Ravens's defense for the first three quarters, with the Jets trailing 20–3 at one point. However, in the fourth quarter, Clemens led the Jets on a scoring drive that cut Baltimore's lead to 20–13. On the last drive, he attempted what would have been a game-tying touchdown pass to Jets wide receiver Justin McCareins, but the pass was dropped by McCareins and intercepted by the Ravens' Ray Lewis, his next appearance came in week 8 against the Buffalo Bills. A struggling Pennington was pulled by head coach Eric Mangini in the middle of the fourth quarter and replaced by Clemens. Clemens led two drives against the Buffalo defense.

Down 13–3 and pressed for time, Clemens attempted to move the Jets offense down the field but was intercepted twice. The following day, on October 29, 2007, Clemens was named the starting quarterback for the next game against the Washington Redskins. In the 23 -- 20 loss, he had a passing touchdown, he finished the 2007 season with 1,529 passing yards, five passing touchdowns, ten interceptions in 11 games. In 2008, Clemens was only on the field in two games to attempt five passes as the backup to Brett Favre; when Mike Nugent, the Jets's kicker, injured his thigh in the September 7 game against the Miami Dolphins, Clemens filled in as the team's placekicker, but was not called upon to kick. On August 26, 2009, Jet's head coach Rex Ryan announced that Mark Sanchez would be the starting quarterback for the 2009 season, a position left vacant after Brett Favre was released from the Jets in February. On December 3, Clemens was forced to come in against the Buffalo Bills after Mark Sanchez sprained his PCL.

Clemens started the Jets's next game against the 1-11 Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Despite an unexceptional personal performance by Clemens, the Jets were still able to pick up an important 26–3 victory. Clemens threw for 125 yards with no touchdowns in 2009 and played when Mark Sanchez was injured, he was re-signed to a one-year contract for the 2010 season on April 13, but the only action he saw was in the Week 17 game against the Buffalo Bills. On July 27, 2011, Clemens signed a one-year contract with the Washington Redskins where he competed for a backup role during the 2011 preseason, he was released by the team on September 3. Clemens was signed by the Houston Texans on November 23, 2011 after starting quarterback Matt Schaub was placed on injured reserve. Two weeks he was waived in order for the Texans to sign Jeff Garcia; the St. Louis Rams claimed Clemens off of waivers from Houston on December 7. 2011. After an ankle sprain sidelined starting quarterback Sam Bradford and with backup A. J. Feeley out with a thumb injury, Clemens started on December 18 against the Cincinnati Bengals.

With only 11 days to get familiar with the team and the offense, Clemens passed for 229 yards completing 25-of-36 passes. In that game, he completed a 25-yard touchdown pass to wide receiver Danario Alexander, his first NFL touchdown pass since Week 17 of the 2007 season with the Jets, but the Bengals won by a score of 20-13. Clemens started the fin