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Serket

Serket is the goddess of fertility, animals, medicine and healing venomous stings and bites in Egyptian mythology the deification of the scorpion. Her family life is unknown, but she is sometimes credited as the daughter of Neith and Khnum, making her a sister to Sobek and Apep. Scorpion stings lead to paralysis and Serket's name describes this, as it means " tightens the throat", Serket's name can be read as meaning " causes the throat to breathe", so, as well as being seen as stinging the unrighteous, Serket was seen as one who could cure scorpion stings and the effects of other venoms such as snakebite. In the art of ancient Egypt, Serket was shown as a scorpion or, as a woman with a scorpion on her head. Although Serket does not appear to have had any temples, she had a sizable number of priests in many communities. One of the most dangerous species of scorpion, the Deathstalker resides in North Africa, its sting may kill, so Serket was considered a important goddess, sometimes she was considered by pharaohs to be their patron.

Her close association with the early rulers implies that she was their protector, notably Scorpion I and Scorpion II. As the protector against venom and snakebite, Serket was said to protect the deities from Apep, the great snake-demon of evil, sometimes being depicted as the guard when Apep was captured; as many of the venomous creatures of Egypt could prove fatal, Serket was considered a protector of the dead being associated with venoms and fluids causing stiffening. She was thus said to be the protector of the tents of embalmers, of the canopic jar associated with venom—the jar of the intestine—which was deified as Qebehsenuef, one of the four sons of Horus, who were her sons by one of the two Horuses; as the guard of one of the canopic jars and a protector, Serket gained a strong association with Neith and Nephthys, who performed similar functions. Serket began to be identified with Isis, sharing imagery and parentage, until Serket became said to be an aspect of Isis, whose cult had become dominant.

It has been suggested that Serket's identification with a scorpion may be a misinterpretation of the determinative of her name and animal associated with her, that could refer not to a scorpion, but rather to a waterscorpion. According to this hypothesis, Serket is referred to as "She who gives breath" because of the way waterscorpions seem to breathe underwater; the appearance of a waterscorpion must have made it be associated with the scorpion, therefore the use of the goddess for curing scorpion stings and other venomous creatures, or, maybe because she "causes to breathe", not for the physical similarities of the creatures. Von Känel, Frédérique. Les prêtres-ouâb de Sekhmet et les conjurateurs de Serket. Presses Universitaires de France

Alexander William Pearson

Alexander "Alec" William Pearson was a rugby union international who represented England from 1875 to 1878. He was described as late as 1925 as "about as fíne a full back as played", was the first Australian born rugby union international. Alexander William Pearson was born in 1854 as the son of Captain James Pearson by his second marriage to Augusta Sarah Godfrey. Alexander's father, had been born on 12 June 1799 in Furris, Scotland, himself the son of Peter Patrick and Elizabeth Pearson. Having worked in a Liverpool shipping office James ran away to sea, voyaging to China and India and by the age of 29 was the Captain of the'Lady of the Lake", chartered by the British Government in March 1829 to deliver a consignment of female prisoners to Hobart, Van Diemens Land. Captain Pearson stayed in the colony of New South Wales, met and married Jane Mackey of Sydney at St. James Church, Sydney on 27 June 1835; the following April, Alec's older half brother Jamie was born, but died of dysentery before reaching 6 months of age.

On 27 March 1838, on older half sister, was born, christened in Calcutta. The following year, in Perth, a third older half-brother was born in November. However, James was widowed shortly afterward as Jane died on 25 November 1839 and a few days on 3 December James' newborn son died. Alec's only remaining half-sibling from his father's first marriage, Janet died an infant, in June 1841. Having lost his entire family, James resumed his voyaging and at the end of 1842, undertook a Leasing Arrangement in Melbourne in the Parish of Kalkallo, on the crest of Kinlochewe Hill. On 30 June 1846, James married Augusta Sarah Godfrey, the daughter of John Race Godfrey, a Royal Navy captain; the marriage took place at St. Petrox Church, Devon; the couple began preparations to sail to Port Phillip District, along with Augusta's 18-year-old cousin Frederick Race Godfrey. Augusta was pregnant on the voyage and in Port Philip Alec's older sister, Augusta Janet, was born on 12 April 1847. Captain Pearson purchased a total holding of 1547 acres in the parish of Yuroke.

He bought his leased Kinloch Hill property and renamed the geographical feature "Mt. Ridley" after a rocky outcrop behind Augusta's family house in Dartmouth, Devonshire. On 22 August 1848, Alec's older brother, James Godfrey Pearson was born in Melbourne. In April 1850, another older brother, was born in Melbourne; however he died on 3 March 1851. Emily Lillias was born, on 24 December 1851. In 1854 Alexander William was born at Mount Ridley, the first of the children to be born at the house; the following year his younger sister, Caroline Maria Josephine was born. In 1858 the Pearsons left for England to educate their sons, as was the common practice for pastoralists. During their time in England, two more of Alec's siblings were born, David Chambers Pearson in 1860, Blanche Alice in 1862, both in Suffolk, England whilst the family were residing at Hemingstone Hall, Needham Market, Suffolk. Alec and his older brother were educated at the Blackheath Proprietary School, from 1864 to 1869. From 1873 he was registered as a first year student at Guy’s Hospital.

However, that there is no account of his having paid his fees nor are there records of his having attended any courses or entering any examinations. Another English international, fellow member at Blackheath and contemporary of Alec at Guy's, Dr Lennard Stokes, wrote that Perason "never did any work at Guy's and only entered to play in the cup ties". Alec Pearson played rugby for Guy's hospital from 1873 to 1877, his first match being in the 1873/1874 season against the Clapham Rovers. In this season he was selected to take part in the All-England trial games in February 1874, he was key in Guy's win over St George's Hospital in the first fínal of the Hospitals Cup in 1875. In this period, his loyalty appeared to be with Guy's as he played for them against Blackheath in March 1875, whilst his brother played for Blackheath. However, at other points in the season he played for Blackheath, which having been set up as a team to represent old boys from Blackheath Proprietary School, was a natural choice for him.

In 1877 though, in a Guy's vs Blackheath confrontation, he played for Blackheath. When not playing for Guy's Alec was known to have not only assisted Blackheath as a player but became Honorary Secretary and Treasurer of the Club in 1875–76, 76–77 and 1877–78, he played 14 games for Blackheath in 1877/78 and left for Australia in the 1880s to farm his family estate, his brother having left for Australia in 1875. As an international, he made his debut on 15 February 1875 at The Oval in the England vs Ireland match, and his final appearance for England on 11 March 1878 at Lansdowne Road in the Ireland vs England match. His contemporary, Lennard Stokes, in 1925 described Alec Pearson as "about as fíne a full back as played, beautiful drop and place kick and dead sure tackle". Alexander returned to Australia to run the'Mt. Ridley" and "Wheatlands" property, his mother's cousin, Frederick Race Godfrey, had leased the property from 1858 to 1875, in 1875 James Godfrey Pearson the eldest son of the Captain returned to Australia joined by Alec.

Mount Ridley was sold out of the family and out of the Pearson name in 1885, would a century by revived for the purposes of the film industry as a set. Notably, scenes for Mad Max and Squizzy Taylor were filmed on the premises and in the extensive grounds

Romeo Historic District

The Romeo Historic District is a historic district bounded by the corporate lines of Romeo, Michigan. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1970 and designated a Michigan State Historic Site in 1970; the area around Romeo was first settled in 1821, in 1822 the first building was constructed in what was known as "Hoxie's Settlement." The first piece of the present-day village, extending two blocks in each direction from the corner of St. Claire and Main Streets, was platted by Col. John B. Hollister in 1830. By 1837 a number of simple log farmhouses dotted the area, the settlement boasted over 200 people, 34 houses, three dry goods stores, a wagon shop, shoe shops, a foundry, a cooper shop, carpenter shop and a hoopskirt factory. Hoxie's Settlement was incorporated as the village of Romeo in 1838; the University of Michigan established a branch campus, the Romeo Academy, in the area in the 1840, attracting more prosperous academics and professionals to the area. A railroad was laid through the village in 1869.

Planned growth has allowed the Romeo community to maintain a high degree of historic integrity. The Romeo Historic District contains 100 well-preserved historic structures, constructed in a variety of architectural styles. Most are frame structures, including a number of Gothic Revival cottages, but the district includes substantial brick buildings located along Romeo's main street

Arthur Lawson Johnston, 3rd Baron Luke

Arthur Charles St John Lawson Johnston, 3rd Baron Luke KStJ was a British peer. He was one of the ninety hereditary peers elected to remain in the House of Lords after the passing of the House of Lords Act 1999 until his retirement in 2015; the son of the 2nd Baron Luke and Barbara Lloyd-Anstruther, he was educated at Eton College in Berkshire and Trinity College, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in history in 1957. In 1996, he succeeded to his father's title. Johnston worked for the family firm Bovril Ltd from 1955 to 1971, served on Bedfordshire County Council from 1965 to 1970, was a fine art dealer in watercolours of the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries. Between 1962 and 1978, he was president of the National Association of Warehouse-keepers, between 1983 and 1990, Commander of the St John Ambulance Brigade, he was appointed High Sheriff of Bedfordshire in 1969. He was a member of the Court of the Corporation of the Sons of the Clergy, of the Game Conservancy Association and of the Countryside Alliance.

He was a Knight of a Freeman of the City of London. In 2001-02, he was Master of the Drapers Company, having been a Member of Court since 1993, he entered the House of Lords in 1996 and following the Conservative party's defeat in the 1997 general election he became an Opposition Whip in the House of Lords. Lord Luke was Opposition Spokesperson for Wales, Transport and Tourism, he retired from the House on 24 June 2015. Lord Luke married firstly Silvia Maria Roigt in 1959, they divorced in 1971, he married secondly Sarah Louise Hearne, daughter of the actor Richard Hearne in 1971. He had one son, Ian James Lawson Johnston, 4th Baron Luke, two daughters by his first wife, one son by his second wife, he died on 2 October 2015. "DodOnline". Archived from the original on 8 February 2007. Retrieved 13 February 2007. "UKParliament". Retrieved 1 February 2012

KLKK

KLKK is a classic rock formatted broadcast radio station licensed to Clear Lake, serving Clear Lake, Mason City and all of North Iowa and Southern Minnesota. KLKK is operated by North Iowa Broadcasting. KLKK was launched on August 1, 1990; the station was launched on February 1, 1978 under the call letters KZEV. The KLKK transmitter is located right off 34th St. Se, just south of Mason City; the station broadcasts a Classic Rock format with many AOR selections as well. Its staff includes Mark Skaar, Harry O'Neal and Rob Getz. Syndicated programming is heard on The Fox, with the station airing Bob and Tom in the mornings, as well as The Tour Bus, Chop Shop, Rockin' 70s and 80s with Xander, Time Warp, The Bluesmobile, Live In Concert and Floydian Slip; the KLKK signal reaches from Algona to Cresco and Albert Lea, south to Eldora. The Fox Online Query the FCC's FM station database for KLKK Radio-Locator information on KLKK Query Nielsen Audio's FM station database for KLKK

Art of Anarchy (album)

Art of Anarchy is the first studio album by American rock band Art of Anarchy, released on June 2, 2015. It is the band's only album to feature vocalist Scott Weiland, who distanced himself from the project soon after its release; this was Weiland's final album before his death on December 3, 2015. On March 19, 2015 it was announced that the new album to be released on June 2, 2015 would be self-titled, the first single will be "‘Til The Dust Is Gone". On January 21, 2015, they released a 2:06 teaser of the new album. Bumblefoot is the engineer on the album. On December 22, 2015, "In memory of Scott Weiland...", Art of Anarchy made their album available free online for their fans. "Til the Dust Is Gone" "Time Every Time" Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal – lead guitar, backing vocals Jon Votta – lead and rhythm guitar, backing vocals Scott Weiland – lead vocals John Moyerbass guitar, backing vocals Vince Vottadrums, percussion