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Ray Williams (politician)

Raymond Craig Williams is an Australian politician, a member of the New South Wales Legislative Assembly representing the seat of Castle Hill for the Liberal Party since 2015, represented the seat of Hawkesbury from 2007 to 2015. Williams has served as the New South Wales Minister for Multiculturalism and the Minister for Disability Services from January 2017 to March 2019 in the Berejiklian ministry. Williams is the son of Allen Williams, a former heavyweight boxing champion of Australia and the South Pacific and Margaret Williams, the daughter of English migrants from Cornwall, his family was involved in the training of horses, Williams followed in the family footsteps and trained horses for more than 30 years. From 1985, he worked for Glenorie Bus Company at Dural. Williams was a panel maintenance manager with the Hillsbus company, he was a councillor on Baulkham Hills Shire Council until September 2008. He was a President of the Kellyville Rouse Hill Progress Association. Williams led a campaign of roadside protests to highlight the need for the upgrade of Windsor Road.

In 2003, Williams contested the seat of Riverstone, was unsuccessful. In an internal Liberal Party preselection for Hawkesbury prior to the 2007 state election, Williams defeated incumbent Steven Pringle; as a result, Pringle decided to run for the seat as an independent candidate. Williams won the seat in the 2007 state election with a 6.07% majority. In 2007, Williams was accused of branch stacking after a local pastor stated in a statutory declaration that Williams paid him party membership fees for churchgoers; this claim was denied by Williams, has not been substantiated. In 2008, Williams was ejected from state parliament by the Speaker Richard Torbay for pretending to wrestle a toy iguana, in reference to the Belinda NealJohn Della Bosca scandal known as Iguanagate. Since his election to parliament, Williams has been appointed the Deputy Chair of the Liberal Party's Western Sydney Taskforce. In June 2010, Williams was appointed the Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Western Sydney and replaced Wayne Merton who retired.

At the 2011 state election, Williams reverted Hawkesbury to its traditional status as a comfortably safe Liberal seat, winning 84.7 per cent of the two-party vote on a swing of 28.7 percent. He was one of several Liberal MPs who saw their margins blow out amid the Coalition's massive landslide of that year. At the 2015 state election, Williams traded seats with Dominic Perrottet, the member for the safe seat of Castle Hill. Williams was preselected for Castle Hill while Perrottet was preselected for Hawkesbury, both were re-elected–in Williams' case, with 79.4 percent of the two-party vote, making Castle Hill the safest seat in the state. Following the resignation of Mike Baird as Premier, Gladys Berejiklian was elected as Liberal leader and sworn in as Premier; the First Berejiklian ministry was subsequently formed with Williams sworn in as the Minister for Multiculturalism and the Minister for Disability Services with effect from 30 January 2017. Following the 2019 state election where Williams retained the seat of Caste Hill, he was not reappointed to the Second Berejiklian ministry.

First Berejiklian ministry

(Who Says) You Can't Have It All

" You Can't Have It All" is a song co-written and recorded by American country music artist Alan Jackson. It was released in January 1994 as the fifth and final single from his album A Lot About Livin'; the song peaked at number 4 on the U. S. Billboard Hot Country Singles chart and number 11 on the Canadian RPM Country Tracks chart. Jackson wrote the song with Jim McBride; the song is about a man. The narrator tells of the lonely scene of his bedroom alone. "A stark naked light bulb hangs over my head, There's one lonely pillow on my double bed." According to Jackson, it's one of his favorite songs. Deborah Evans Price, of Billboard magazine reviewed the song favorably, calling it a "heartbreak, pure country waltz" and saying that nobody does this type of song better than Jackson. Kevin John Coyne of Country Universe gave the song an A grade, calling it a "pure country song" due to the fiddle, he goes on to say that Jackson's "equally forlorn voice singing the opening lyrics,'A stark naked light bulb hangs over my head, there's one lonely pillow on my double bed', serves as confirmation that we're in for 3 minutes and 30 seconds of a deliciously straight-up country weeper that turns out to be one of Jackson's most satisfying singles yet.

The music video was directed by Piers Plowden and premiered in early 1994. "" You Can't Have It All" debuted at number 43 on the U. S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks for the week of January 29, 1994

Kliros

The kliros is the section of an Eastern Orthodox or Eastern Catholic church dedicated to the choir. It refers both to the general space in which chanters or singers assemble for the services, as well as to the actual music stand or shelves on which music is stored and read; the name derives from the Greek word for "lot", since those who read and sang were chosen by lot. In cathedrals and larger establishments such as chapels belonging to seminaries and major parishes, there would have been kliroi on both right and left sides of the church; the result is two choirs which sing antiphonally, much as monastic and cathedral choirs of the Western Churches still have today. This was the practice in the Byzantine Imperial Cathedral of Hagia Sophia, in Constantinople, whose historical liturgical practice became the standard for all churches following the Byzantine liturgical tradition; this arrangement presupposes a number of singers on each side, adding up to a reasonably large total, two trained chanters skilled in leading the services.

Trained chanters are exceedingly rare today, most churches have only the one kliros to the right of the iconostasis. Some patriarchal cathedrals, larger monastic communities and places with sufficient resources and singers, may continue to have two kliroi; the Russian Orthodox Church will have, in addition to a kliros by the iconostasis, a choir loft above the great doors of the east entrance of the church. In churches of the Greek and some parts of the Russian tradition and men who sing at the kliros will wear a black riassa. In the Armenian tradition, both men and women of the choir at the kliros will wear a stikharion. Kliros - Russian Orthodox free archive of church singing materials Клирос в интерьере русского храма в XVII—XVIII веках

Josh Rose

Joshua Liam "Josh" Rose is an Australian professional football player who plays as a left back for National Premier Leagues Northern NSW side Edgeworth. He featured in the A-League for New Zealand Knights, Central Coast Mariners, Melbourne City, as well as in the National Soccer League for Brisbane Strikers and in the Liga I with Universitatea Craiova. Before joining the Romanian club Universitatea Craiova he played for the New Zealand Knights in the A-League and the Brisbane Strikers in the National Soccer League. In Romania, Rose played for three years, was appreciated by Stiinta's fans. On 8 March 2010, he signed a two-year deal with A-League club Central Coast Mariners; this was Graham Arnold's first signing since becoming coach of the club. On Thursday 17 June He made his debut and scored for the team in a friendly against fellow Gosford club Central Coast Lightning in which the Mariners won 7–1. Rose had an outstanding first season with the club, helping it to a second-placed finish and a Grand Final appearance.

Rose won the prestigious Peter Turnbull medal for Mariners player of the season. On 20 July 2013, Rose started for the A-League All Stars in the inaugural A-League All Stars Game against Manchester United, a match in which the A-League All Stars were thrashed 5–1, courtesy of goals from Danny Welbeck, Jesse Lingard and Robin van Persie. Rose was substituted off in the 64th minute of the match, was replaced by Western Sydney Wanderers forward Mark Bridge. On 11 August 2016, Rose left Central Coast Mariners to join Melbourne City on a one-year contract. On 1 May 2017, Melbourne City announced. On 3 July 2017, Rose returned to Central Coast Mariners. On 6 April 2018, Rose announced his A-League retirement at the end of the season. On 2 May 2018, Rose joined National Premier Leagues Northern NSW side Edgeworth; as of match played 14 October 2017 Central Coast MarinersA-League Championship: 2012–13 A-League Premiership: 2011–12 Mariners Medal: 2010–11 A-League PFA Team of the Season: 2010–11, 2011–12 Josh Rose at Soccerway OzFootball profile Josh Rose at RomanianSoccer.ro and StatisticsFootball.com

The Big House (tournament)

The Big House is an annual Super Smash Bros tournament held since 2011 in Michigan. The first Big House tournament was held on October 22, 2011 at the Michigan League Michigan Room on the University of Michigan campus in Ann Arbor, Michigan. 115 entrants participated in Melee singles. It was won by Oscar "Lovage" Nilsson from Southern California, it was an Apex 2012 qualifier. The Big House 2 was held on October 6–7, 2012 at the Pierpont Commons East Room on the campus of the University of Michigan. Melee was won by Joseph "Mango" Marquez. Project M was won by Brian "metroid1117" Lin; the Big House 3 was held from October 12 -- 2013 at the Hilton Garden Inn Ann Arbor in Ann Arbor. It was won by Jason "Mew2King" Zimmerman; the Big House 4 was held from October 4 -- 2014 at the Sheraton DTW Hotel in Romulus. Won by Joseph "Mango" Marquez; the fifth edition of The Big House was held from October 2–4, 2015 at the Adoba Dearborn Hotel in Dearborn. Prior to the tournament Leffen was denied entry into the United States at customs because of lack of a proper work visa due to his affiliation with an American company, Team SoloMid.

It was won by Adam "Armada" Lindgren over Juan "Hungrybox" Debiedma in the grand finals. Wii U was won by Gonzalo "ZeRo" Barrios, who won all nationals he attended up to that point, including the super majors Apex 2015 and EVO 2015. There were 1,317 singles entrants for Melee and 512 for Wii U; this iteration of the tournament dropped Project M as an official event. The sixth Big House was held on October 7–9, 2016, it was the first American tournament that William "Leffen" Hjelte attended since The Big House 5. Melee was won by Joseph "Mango" Marquez. Wii U was his third consecutive title at The Big House; the seventh Big House was held on October 2017 at the Cobo Center in Detroit. Melee was won by Juan "Hungrybox" Debiedma over Justin "Plup" McGrath. Wii U was won by Samuel "Dabuz" Buzby over Tyler "Marss" Martins; the Big House 8 was held on October 5-7th, 2018, it was once again held at the Cobo Center in Detroit. Cobo Center in Detroit. Melee was won by Juan "Hungrybox" Debiedma over Justin "Plup" McGrath.

Wii U was won by Brian"Cosmos" Kalu over Eric"ESAM" Lew. Smash 64 was won by Daniel"SuPeRbOoMfAn" Hoyt over Josh Brody; the Big House 9 was held on October 4-6th, 2019, it was once again held at the Cobo Center in Detroit. Melee was won by Joseph "Mango" Marquez over Zain "Zain" Naghmi. Ultimate' was won by Sota "Zackray" Okada over Samuel "Dabuz" Buzby. Smash 64 was won by Josh Brody over Prince

Littorina sitkana

Littorina sitkana is a species of small sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusc in the family Littorinidae, the winkles. It is found in the high tidal zone and the splash zone; the shell of this winkle has about ten coarse spiral ribs on the last whorl, has fine spiral microstriae in the gaps between the ribs. This ribbing may be missing or it may be ribbed only at the base; the species with which it is most to be confused is Littorina subrotundata and comparison of the capsule gland of the pallial oviduct is the best way to distinguish between them. The native range of L. sitkana is the coasts of Siberia and the Pacific coast of North America extending from Alaska to Oregon