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Scotland Yard (board game)

Scotland Yard is a board game in which a team of players, as police, cooperate to track down a player controlling a criminal around a board representing the streets of London, first published in 1983. It is named after the headquarters of London's Metropolitan Police Service. Scotland Yard is an asymmetric board game, with the detective players cooperatively solving a variant of the pursuit-evasion problem; the game is published by Ravensburger in most of Europe and Canada and by Milton Bradley in the United States. It received the Spiel des Jahres award in 1983. One player controls "Mr. X", a criminal whose location is only revealed periodically, the other players each control a detective, always present on the board. All players start with a number of tokens allowing them to use the following methods of transport: Taxis allow the player to move only one space for each token used, they can be used to reach any point in London, most of which are not accessible in this game by other means. Buses are available throughout most of the map, allowing longer-distance travel more if the player is located at a bus stop.

The London Underground allows quick travel between distant points of London. Because the stations are far apart, the use of an underground ticket can narrow down the possibilities of Mr. X's location. Water routes are available, which only Mr. X can use, following the water buses' routes along the Thames between Greenwich and Whitehall; each player draws one of 18 possible cards which show where a player has to start, with Mr. X always drawing first; the locations on these cards are spaced far enough apart to ensure that Mr. X cannot be caught in the first round of play. There are a total of 199 locations on the board; each detective begins with a total of 22 tokens. Once each transport token is used by a detective, it is turned over to Mr. X giving him unlimited transport; as he makes each move, he writes down his destination and covers it with the token he has used, so that the detectives have clues as to his whereabouts. Mr. X has a supply of black tokens that can be used for any mode of transport, two cards that allow him to make two moves in a single turn.

The water routes require a black token. Mr. X moves first on every turn. At five specific times during the game, Mr. X has to reveal his current position. Detectives will take this opportunity to refine their search and, if possible, plan ways to encircle him. From each known position, the types of transport used by Mr. X limit the number of possible locations he can reach on his next move, which provides useful information to detectives; the game is won by the detectives if any of them lands on Mr. X's current vice versa. Mr. X wins by avoiding capture until all detectives can no longer move, due to either exhausting their token supplies or reaching a space for which they have no more usable tokens. Although the game says it is for 3-6 players many play this game with only 2 players; the police, when controlled by 1 person, are far more coordinated and have a better chance of catching Mr. X; when 3-5 people are playing as the police they have to work as a team and coordinate their moves which can be difficult when one player wants to play a hunch.

The contents of the game contain: 1 gameboard map of Central London 6 pawns 125 fare tickets 1 label sheet 18 start cards 2 double move cards 1 logbook and pad 1 storage tray to be used to store tickets, start cards and pawnsThere are two mainboard editions, one associated with Milton Bradley, another associated with Ravensburger. The primary difference between these is in the numbering of the stations: five stations are numbered differently, with 108 missing from the Milton Bradley boards, 200 missing from the Ravensburger boards. There are minor differences in the routes, such as a bus line between stations 198 and 199, changed to a taxi line in editions, the removal of a taxi line between stations 13 and 14 sometime after the renumbering; the game has been adapted to take place on maps of different cities. Scotland Yard Tokyo distributed by Ravensburger, takes place on the streets of Tokyo, with the major difference being game aesthetics. Scotland Yard: Swiss Edition uses the same gameplay and is set in Switzerland, with the addition of more boat routes and ski areas available only to Mr. X.

NY Chase is a version based on New York City. In this version, detectives do not hand their used tokens over, they have access to roadblocks and a helicopter, tilting the game more in favour of those playing as detectives. A faster travel version called. In this version, Mr. X's location is only hidden when a black travel token is used, the game is an open chase around London. Evasion is using the fastest travel to distant locations. In this version, each player takes turns as Mr. X, points collected determine the overall winner. Three years after the game's publication, Alain Munoz and Serge Laget posted an article in the French magazine Jeux & Stratégie suggesting alternative rules to balance and expand the game; the game was first adapted for the Nintendo Game Boy in 1990, as Scotland Yard Interactive for the Philips CD-I in 1993. It was subseq

Shlomi Shabat

Shlomi Shabat is an Israeli vocalist who sings in the Mizrahi style. Shlomi Shabat was born in Yehud to a Sephardic family, he sings in Hebrew and Spanish. His CDs include Friends and Live in Caesaria, in which he sings with other Israeli artists, including his sister Lea Shabat, Shiri Maimon, Lior Narkis. In 2002, he was nominated for the Tamuz Award of Israel's Best Male Artist, along with David D'Or, Arkadi Duchin, Yuval Gabay, Yehuda Poliker, but lost out to D'Or. In 2006, Shabat released a CD which contains duets and is named Friends 2, it was his ninth solo album, was made in the same style as the first Friends duets album from 2001. Shabat sang a duet with David D'Or on D'Or's CD, Kmo HaRuach, released on March 27, 2006. Ein od milevado Shlomi Shabat was one of the judges in the inaugural season of The Voice Israel on Israeli television. I've Returned From the Dark - 1987 - מן החושך חזרתי Because of the Wind - 1989 - בגלל הרוח Don't Go Too Far - 1991 - אל תלכי רחוק מדי An Hour Together - 1993 - שעה אחת ביחד Shlomi Shabat - 1998 - שלומי שבת Friends - 2001 - חברים Golden Hits - 2001 - להיטי זהב Time of Love - 2003 - זמן אהבה Shlomi Shabat in Cesarea - 2005 - המופע המשותף בקיסריה Friends 2 - 2006 - חברים 2

History of Rushden & Diamonds F.C.

Rushden & Diamonds F. C. were a Football Conference club based in Irthlingborough, England. Rushden & Diamonds were formed on 21 April 1992 by a merger of Rushden Town and Irthlingborough Diamonds; the merger was the brainchild of the owner of Dr. Martens; the new club took Rushden Town's place in the Midland Division of the Southern League, but played at Irthlingborough's Nene Park as Rushden's Hayden Road was not good enough for promotion. The first match was at home to Bilston Town in front of 315 fans and finished 2-2; the club's first few seasons were remarkable for the success. In the first campaign as a new club under the stewardship of Roger Ashby, the Diamonds finished 3rd in the Southern League Midland Division; the following season, before which a new 1,000 all-seater North Stand was opened, the club won the league, securing promotion to the Southern League Premier Division on the final day, after a nervy 3-2 win over Merthyr Tydfil ahead of 4,664. This promotion coincided with another big improvement at Nene Park, with the Diamond Centre and dressing rooms completing the South Stand development, while the construction of the 1,800 capacity Peter De Banke Terrace was well under way.

The 1994/95 campaign was dominated by a superb run in the FA Trophy, as the club managed to reach the Semi-Final stage and a two-legged tie against Woking. Diamonds won the home leg 1-0, but suffered a 2-0 defeat at Kingfield days to succumb 2-1 on aggregate. Again, it only took two years for the Diamonds to again be promoted as champions, by the small margin of two points over Halesowen Town in 1996; the team had gained promotion to the Football Conference after just four years as a club. With only the east end of the ground undeveloped, the stunning 2,372 seat AirWair Stand was completed, opening in December 1996 to augment the stadium’s capacity to 6,572. Upon promotion to the Football Conference for the 1996/97 season, Brian Talbot replaced Roger Ashby as First Team Coach in the March of that campaign with the club bottom of the table. Talbot managed to steer the club to mid-table safety, he was appointed club manager on a permanent basis before the 1999/00 campaign. The team spent five seasons in total attempting to reach the Football League, finishing 12th in 1996/97, 4th, 4th, 2nd behind champions Kidderminster Harriers, 1st.

The stadium development continued at a frantic pace. In the summer of 1998 executive boxes were added to the back of the North Stand, with new offices and club shop to boot; that same June work began on a roof over the Airwair Stand, in full use by November. The Diamonds had big success in the FA Cup within this period. In 1998/99, Forest Green and Football League side Shrewsbury Town were all dispatched to set up a 2nd Round away clash with Doncaster Rovers. Both teams fought out a cagey goalless draw at Belle Vue to set up a replay at Nene Park, in which the home side triumphed 4-2 against 10-man Donny to progress; the reward was a dream tie at home to Leeds United. A record attendance of 6,431 witnessed a 0-0 draw as Rushden held their illustrious Premier League opponents to secure a replay in Yorkshire. Around 3,000 Diamonds fans made the trip up the M1 in a crowd of over 39,000 at Elland Road. Carl Heggs put Rushden into an 11th-minute lead. However, class told in the end and United ran out 3-1 winners to halt Diamonds’ superb Cup run.

The following season the club yet again made it to the 3rd Round, receiving another plum draw, this time away to Sheffield United. Rushden put in a spirited display and a Jon Brady goal was enough to hold the Division One side to a 1-1 draw at Bramall Lane. In the replay the home side held their own against The Blades with the score 0-0 after 90 minutes. United went ahead in extra-time but Diamonds levelled to force the dreaded penalties. At 5–5 in sudden death Brady had his kick saved, Marcus Bent converted from the spot for United to knock the Conference side out; the championship-winning season in 2000/01 was Rushden's 8th top-six finish in their nine-year history. The club spent some serious money in pre-season in order to bolster their strike force, as they hoped to clinch the elusive Conference title at last; the huge sum of nearly £300,000 was spent on new players, including Duane Darby, a £100,000 purchase from Notts County and Justin Jackson from Morecambe, for whom £180,000 was paid.

Jackson's fee was an unprecedented amount of money paid between two non-league clubs. The brand new Dr. Martens Sports and Exhibition Centre was opened in early summer, containing gymnasium, management offices and recreational facilities amongst other offerings. With promotion being an absolute must, a great start soon tailed off and Diamonds trailed Yeovil Town at Christmas time by a huge margin. However, despite some fans calling for Brian Talbot's head, Max Griggs' faith would be rewarded. A run of just one defeat from the remaining 23 matches saw; the club finished six points ahead of their title rivals, securing promotion into Football League Division Three with a 2-1 win at Chester City. After three near-misses Diamonds fulfilled their aim, won promotion to the Football League as Conference champions in 2001; the first Football League match for Rushden & Diamonds ended in a 1-0 victory away to York City. Although the team achieved a 3-2 win at Burnley in the League Cup, they struggled to adapt to their new surroundings and went seven games without a victory.

This was put right with a home success versus Cheltenham Town to kick start the campaign, subsequently leading to a 10-match unbeaten run which included four wins

Durand Township, Beltrami County, Minnesota

Durand Township is a township in Beltrami County, United States. The population was 175 as of the 2000 census. Durand Township was named for an early settler. According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 18.3 square miles, of which 15.1 square miles is land and 3.2 square miles is water. Puposky at 47.6777324°N 94.9072151°W / 47.6777324. The population density was 11.6 people per square mile. There were 82 housing units at an average density of 5.4/sq mi. The racial makeup of the township was 94.29% White, 5.14% Native American, 0.57% from two or more races. There were 76 households out of which 26.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.6% were married couples living together, 10.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 31.6% were non-families. 27.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.6% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.30 and the average family size was 2.81. In the township the population was spread out with 21.7% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 22.9% from 25 to 44, 37.1% from 45 to 64, 10.9% who were 65 years of age or older.

The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females, there were 86.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.3 males. The median income for a household in the township was $39,375, the median income for a family was $43,438. Males had a median income of $32,500 versus $22,813 for females; the per capita income for the township was $22,886. None of the families and 7.3% of the population were living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 20.0% of those over 64. United States National Atlas United States Census Bureau 2007 TIGER/Line Shapefiles United States Board on Geographic Names

AndrĂ¡s Herczeg

András Herczeg is a Hungarian football manager and former player, the manager of Debreceni VSC. He worked as the manager of the Debreceni VSC between 2007 and 2010, he led his team to the groups stages of the Champions League 2009–10 season and to the group stages of the Europa League 2010-11 season. His team reached their zenith by beating Sampdoria 2–0 at the Puskás Ferenc Stadium in 2010. András Herczeg became the manager of Debreceni VSC in 2007. Debreceni VSC won the Hungarian National Championship I in 2009 and 2010 and the Hungarian Cup in 2008 and 2010. During the management of András Herczeg Debrecen reached their zenith by qualifying for the group stages of the Champions League 2009–10 and in the following year the group stages of the Europa League 2010-11. Herczeg has been the most successful manager of the Debreceni VSC. After the resignation of Elemér Kondás, Herceg accepted the appointment of the club to manage Debrecen against Gyirmót FC Győr on the third match day of the 2016–17 Nemzeti Bajnokság I season.

On 8 June 2017, Debreceni VSC appointed Herczeg as the manager of the club. Debreceni VSC Hungarian National Championship II: Winners: 1978-79 Third place: 1977-78 Debreceni VSC Zilahi Prize: 2011 Youth Manager of the Year: Winners: 1995 Local Tournament winner with Debreceni SI Youth team: Winners: 1995 Hungarian National Championship I: Winners: 2004–05, 2005–06, 2006–07, 2008–09, 2009–10 Runner up: 2007-08 Hungarian Cup: Winners: 2007–08, 2009–10 Runner-up: 2006-07 Hungarian Super Cup: Winners: 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010 Runner-up: 2008 Hungarian League Cup Winners: 2010 Runner-up: 2008 Debreceni VSC official website Nemzetisport.hu magazine

Ensley High School

Ensley High School, located in the Ensley neighborhood of Birmingham, was founded in 1901 to serve the then-independent community of Ensley, centered on major plants operated by U. S. Steel and the American Cast Iron Pipe Company, it began with classes held at the Old Bush School before the old building, designed by architect David O. Whilldin was constructed in 1908. In 2006, Ensley High School was merged into newly built Jackson-Olin High School. Ensley High School was absorbed into the Birmingham City Schools when Ensley was annexed into the city in 1910. During its first decade, Ensley principal Roy Dimmitt compiled detailed statistical data on Ensley's male students in order to determine how much cigarette smoking affected their "efficacy", he found that the students who smoked were outscored by their non-smoking counterparts. By his calculation two thirds of those who failed a year or withdrew from school were smokers, his findings were published in Henry Ford's 1914 anti-smoking volume "The Case Against the Little White Slaver."

In 1936 more than a hundred students at Ensley High School contracted food poisoning, traced to profiteroles purchased from a local bakery. The Jefferson County Department of Health, unable to maintain their inspections program during the Depression, found conditions at the bakery to be "filthy". An all-white school, Ensley High School was formally integrated, without major incident, in September 1964. Persistent racial segregation in the Birmingham area after the loss of Ensley's major industries, made it so that the student body had become overwhelmingly African American by the mid-1970s. In recent decades the high school was repositioned as a "magnet school" within the Birmingham system. Ensley Magnet High School was closed following the 2005–2006 academic year. In May 2006, the school's last graduating class, 134 strong, received their diplomas. In the fall of 2006, Ensley High School was merged into newly built Jackson-Olin High School; the last principal at Ensley High School was Ethel Knight.

The school's colors were black and gold and their teams were known as the "Yellow Jackets". In the early morning hours of Tuesday, July 17, 2018 there was a fire that destroyed the old Ensley High School building; the Ensley Yellow Jackets most common football rival was Woodlawn High School whom they played 84 times with a record of 35-46-3. Before the existence of a state playoff system Ensley won the "mythical" State Football Championship in 1924, 1938, 1945, 1961; the 1931 Boys Track and Field Team won a State Championship. In 1999 girls basketball coach Roderick Jackson tried and failed to get the school and board of education to give his team access to the same equipment and funding enjoyed by the boys' teams, he was fired from his coaching job and sued under Title IX, 1972 federal legislation that requires non-discrimination in publicly funded education programs. Lower courts upheld the firing but the Supreme Court of the United States faulted their decisions and called for new hearings on the merits of the case.

Cornelius Bennett, Pro Bowl linebacker in the NFL Charley Boswell, blind golfer Corey Chamblin, football player Frank Moore Cross, Biblical scholar Hank Erwin, Alabama State Senate Charlie Finley, owner of Oakland Athletics Dave Middleton, football player Mike O'Berry, former MLB player Tony Petelos, Mayor of Hoover, Alabama Erskine "Erk" Russell, former head coach, Georgia Southern University Rebel Steiner, football player Jabo Waggoner, Alabama State Senator Joe Webb, NFL quarterback Jackson v. Birmingham Board of Education Torres, Ailene "A new beginning: Despite many challenges, students in Ensley defy the odds." Birmingham Post-Herald. Associated Press "From Grimy Gym to Supreme Court" Walton, Val "School is out for aging Ensley High School." Birmingham News. Jefferson County Department of Health. "History" - accessed July 22, 2006 "Gangs Blamed in Shootings at Two Birmingham Schools." Mobile Register. Ford, Henry "The Case Against the Little White Slaver" Detroit: self-published. - online copy accessed July 22, 2006 Ensley High School at BhamWiki.com Ensley High School Alumni Association