Kenneth Scott Hannan is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player. Hannan grew up in Surrey, British Columbia; as a youth, Hannan played in the 1992 Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament with a minor ice hockey team from Surrey, British Columbia. Hannan was selected in the first round of the 1997 NHL Entry Draft, 23rd overall, by the San Jose Sharks from the Kelowna Rockets of the Western Hockey League, he made his professional debut at the start of the 1998–99 season with the Sharks, playing in five games before returning to the Rockets for his last year of junior eligibility. Hannan split the 1999–2000 season, his first full professional season, with the Sharks and their American Hockey League affiliate, the Kentucky Thoroughblades. Hannan became a mainstay on the Sharks' defence corps from the 2000–01 season and evolved as an effective, shut-down defenceman, earning a selection to the 2001 NHL All-Star Game for the Western Conference in the 2003–04 season. Hannan emerged as a premier defenceman during the 2004 Stanley Cup playoffs, gaining praise for his performance in shutting down star Colorado Avalanche centre Peter Forsberg in the Western Conference Semi-final over Colorado.
Hannan played his 500th NHL game at the end of the 2006–07 season in a 4–3 loss to the Avalanche on March 18, 2007. On July 1, 2007, Hannan signed a four-year, $18 million contract with the Colorado Avalanche. On November 30, 2010, Hannan was traded from Colorado to the Washington Capitals in exchange for Tomáš Fleischmann. On August 13, 2011, the Calgary Flames signed Hannan as a free agent to a one-year, $1 million contract. On August 17, 2012, the Nashville Predators signed Hannan as a free agent to a one-year, $1 million contract. On April 3, 2013, Hannan returned to the San Jose Sharks via trade in exchange for a conditional seventh round draft pick in 2013. Hannan became an unrestricted free agent after the season's end, on July 5, 2013, but he re-signed with the Sharks on a one-year contract, he played his 1,000 th career NHL game on October 2014, against the Washington Capitals. Hannan announced his retirement on February 24, 2016, after 16 seasons in the NHL. Hannan and wife Kristina have two sons — Gage and Owen.
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Gregory Ibach is an American farmer and government official who serves as the Under Secretary of Agriculture for Marketing and Regulatory Programs. Prior to assuming his current role, he was the Nebraska Director of Agriculture. Ibach spent his early career with Farm Credit Services, working as a loan officer and becoming assistant vice president, he is a past president of the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture. Ibach was named Nebraska Director of Agriculture by Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman in June 2005 and was the longest-serving state agriculture director in Nebraska history. Prior to this appointment, he had spent over six years as Nebraska's Assistant Director of Agriculture. Ibach was nominated by President Donald Trump to become Under Secretary of Agriculture for Marketing and Regulatory Programs on September 5, 2017, was confirmed by voice vote in the United States Senate on October 26, 2017. Ibach has been inducted into the Nebraska Hall of Agricultural Achievement and recognized for contributions to agriculture by the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.
He lives on his family farm in Nebraska. Biography at the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture Biography at Ballotpedia
Egmont Bight is a shallow embayment at the southern end of the Encombe valley in Dorset, England. It is part of the Jurassic Coast; the bay exposes good sections of Upper Kimmeridge shale and mudstone, with some bituminous shale and some small calcareous nodules. On foot the stony beach is only accessible at low tide by walking 1.0-kilometre west around Egmont Point from the beach at Chapman's Pool. There is no safe route down from the clifftop coast path, across Houns-tout cliff, nor around the Freshwater Steps promontory at the beach's western end. List of Dorset beaches
Thomas Forsthoefel is a professor of religious studies at Mercyhurst University in Erie, Pennsylvania, as well as a poet and author. He has a special interest in Hinduism and Buddhism and has written on both new religious movements and established traditions within these faiths, while his own background is Roman Catholic, he is married to Beth Gylys, professor of English and Creative Writing at Georgia State University and a fellow poet. In 1999, Forsthoefel met the 14th Dalai Lama while attending a conference of scholars in India. In 2008 he edited an anthology of the Dalai Lama's writings and contributed to a documentary film on him. In 2010, Forsthoefel was named Poet Laureate of Pennsylvania, he said that he was going to use that position to promote a program to introduce poetry to people incarcerated in local prisons. His tenure as poet laureate was renewed for 2011. In 2011, The New York Times quoted Forsthoefel concerning the high school from which he had graduated, Fordson High School of Detroit, its overnight football practices to accommodate Muslim students fasting for Ramadan: I think it is in keeping with the best instincts of Islam in honoring the Ramadan fast, which, in my view, is an intentional disruption of quotidian life in order to affirm and galvanize key principles of Islam and to live under submission to Allah.
I find that honorable and a real testimony to the awareness that there is something going on in life other than making a buck or seeing the bottom line. Forsthoefel's published books include: Four charismatic thinkers on violence and non-violence: analysis and evaluation Epistemologies of religious experience in medieval and modern Vedānta, 1998) Knowing beyond knowledge: epistemologies of religious experience in classical and modern Advaita Gurus in America co-editor with Cynthia Ann Humes Soulsong: Seeking Holiness, Coming Home The Dalai Lama: essential writings editor
The Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 is an Act of Parliament in the United Kingdom, which provided powers to regulate or restrict traffic on UK roads, in the interest of safety. It superseded some earlier legislation, including the majority of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1967; the Act is split into 10 parts covering 147 sections, it includes 14 schedules. Part 1 includes sections 1 to 13 of the Act; the legislation contained in these sections covers: Traffic Regulation Orders Regulations outside Greater London Regulations in Greater London Experimental traffic schemes Part 2 includes sections 14 to 22 of the Act. The legislation contained in these sections covers: Various powers relating to traffic regulation in special cases including:Temporary prohibitions and restrictions of traffic Traffic regulation on certain categories of roads One-way traffic on trunk roads Permits for trailers to carry excess weight Part 3 includes sections 23 to 31 of the Act; the legislation contained in these sections covers: Pedestrian crossings School crossings Street playgrounds Part 4 includes sections 32 to 63 of the Act.
The legislation contained in these sections covers: Provision of off-street parking and parking on roads without payment Control of off-street parking Parking on highways for payment Provision of parking places by parish or community councils Special parking provisions Part 5 includes sections 64 to 80 of the Act. The legislation contained in these sections covers: General provisions Provisions as to Greater London Supplementary provisions Part 6 includes sections 81 to 91 of the Act; the legislation contained in these sections covers: Various powers relating to speed limits including:Speed limits on restricted and non-restricted roads Traffic signs indicating speed restrictions Speeding offences Approval of radar speed measuring devices Speed limitations to certain types of vehicle Part 7 includes sections 92 to 94 of the Act. The legislation contained in these sections covers: Bollards and other obstructions Part 8 includes sections 95 to 111 of the Act; the legislation contained in these sections covers: Traffic Wardens Penalties other than fixed penalties Removal or immobilisation of vehicles Enforcement of excess parking charges Part 9 includes sections 112 to 121 of the Act.
The legislation contained in these sections covers: General provisions Special provisions relating to Scotland Part 10 includes sections 122 to 147 of the Act. The legislation contained in these sections covers: Various supplementary powers including:Exercise of functions by local authorities Boundary roads Footpaths and byways open to all traffic Power to hold inquiries Application of the Act to Crown roads Application of the Act to the Isles of Scilly Vehicles used for marine salvage Hovercraft Tramcars and trolley vehicles The Act contains 14 schedules. Highways Act 1980 Traffic Signs Regulations and General Directions The full text of the Act at statutelaw.gov.uk
Manuel Hendrix is a former American football cornerback who played in the National Football League for the Dallas Cowboys. He played college basketball at the University of Utah. Hendrix attended South Mountain High School where he received All-American and All-state honors at cornerback in football, he received All-state honors at guard in basketball. He practiced track, he accepted a scholarship from the University of Utah, the only school that recruited him to play basketball. He became a four-year starter and a two-time captain under the coaching of Lynn Archibald,Hendrix helped the Utes to the NCAA Tournament in 1983 where they eliminated UCLA reaching the Sweet 16, again in 1986 where they lost to North Carolina in the First round. During his senior year, he was named team MVP and second-team All-WAC, he is best remembered for hitting the winning shots in back-to-back games in the 1985 WAC Tournament, specially the one against Wyoming University. He finished his career ranked eighth in scoring with 1,493 points and fifth in assists with 409 in school history.
Hendrix possessed elite speed and put it on display during halftime of the intrasquad spring game in 1986, when tired of the taunts from football player Del Rodgers, accepted his challenge to a 30-yard run and beat him barefoot. They would run a 40-yard race where he won running the last 5 yards backwards. In 2005, he was inducted into the Crimson Club Hall of Fame. In 2006, he was inducted into the Utah Sports Hall of Fame. Although he never played a down of college football, he signed with the Dallas Cowboys as an undrafted free agent in 1986, following on the foot steps of Cornell Green, Peter Gent, Percy Howard, Ken Johnson and Ron Howard, as basketball players that were converted by the Cowboys to play professional football. On August 26, he was released and re-signed on September 23; as a rookie he played on the nickel defense on passing downs, tallying 13 tackles and one fumble recovery. In 1987, he registered one pass defensed, he started his first career game in the season finale against the St. Louis Cardinals, replacing an injured Ron Francis, while making 11 tackles and one pass defensed.
In 1988, he collected one interception and 6 passes defensed. In 1989, he registered 3 starts, 27 tackles, 0.5 sacks, 6 quarterback pressures, 17 passes defensed and one fumble recovery. In 1990, he became a starter, with 10 of his 11 starts coming at right cornerback after passing Robert Williams on the depth chart, he finished with 65 tackles, one interception, 6 passes defensed, one quarterback pressure and one forced fumble. The next year, he lost his starting job to rookie Larry Brown after the third game. At the end of the 1991 season, he was left unprotected in Plan B free agency. On April 2, 1992, he was signed in Plan B free agency by the San Francisco 49ers, but was cut in July. On July 31, 1992, he signed as a free agent with the Buffalo Bills, he was released on August 31. Hendrix worked as the director of athletic relations and senior associate athletics director for development at the University of Utah, he owned Manny's Auto Detailing and was a manager and part owner of Matthews Restaurant in Dallas.
His son Manny Hendrix Jr. plays semi-professional basketball in Australia's Big V basketball league. Hendric Back at U. Advising Athletes Transition Game: Dallas Rookie Tries to Turn the Corner From Basketball to NFL Long Shot Hendrix Beat Odds at First Dallas Camp