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Tench

The tench or doctor fish is a fresh- and brackish-water fish of the cyprinid family found throughout Eurasia from Western Europe including the British Isles east into Asia as far as the Ob and Yenisei Rivers. It is found in Lake Baikal, it inhabits slow-moving freshwater habitats lakes and lowland rivers. In Germany and Switzerland, the tench is called Schlei; the tench is most found in still waters with a clay or muddy substrate and abundant vegetation. This species is rare in clear waters across stony substrate, is absent altogether from fast-flowing streams, it tolerates water with a low oxygen concentration, being found in waters where the carp cannot survive. Tench feed at night with a preference for animals, such as chironomids, on the bottom of eutrophic waters and snails and pea clams in well-vegetated waters. Breeding takes place in shallow water among aquatic plants where the sticky green eggs can be deposited. Spawning occurs in summer, as many as 300,000 eggs may be produced. Growth is rapid, fish may reach a weight of 0.11 kg within the first year.

Tench have a stocky, carp-like shape and olive-green skin, darker above and golden below. The tail fin is square in shape; the other fins are distinctly rounded in shape. The mouth is rather narrow and provided at each corner with a small barbel. Maximum size is 70 cm. A record fish caught in 2001 in England had a weight of 15 lb 3 oz; the eyes are red-orange in colour. Sexual dimorphism is absent or weak, limited to the adult females having a more convex ventral profile when compared with males. Males may possess a thick and flattened outer ray to the ventral fins. Males are smaller than females, but can be recognised by having more curved lower fins and noticeable muscles around the base of the fins absent in female; the tench has small scales, which are embedded in a thick skin, making it as slippery as an eel. Folklore has it that this slime cured any sick fish that rubbed against it, from this belief arose the name doctor fish. An artificially bred variety of tench called the golden tench is a popular ornamental fish for ponds.

This form varies in colour from pale gold through to dark red, some fish have black or red spots on the flanks and fins. Though somewhat similar to the goldfish, because these fish have such small scales, their quality is rather different. Tench are edible, working well in recipes that would otherwise call for carp, but are eaten these days, they are shoaling fish that are popular quarries for coarse angling in rivers and canals. Tench golden tench, are kept as ornamental fish in ponds as they are bottom feeders that help to keep the waterways clean and healthy. Large tench may be found in gravel pits or deep, slow-moving waters with a clayey or silty bottom and copious aquatic vegetation; the best methods and bait to catch tench are float fishing and legering with a swim feeder using maggots, pellets and worms. Fish over 1 kg in weight are strong fighters when caught on a rod

Ontario Highway 12

King's Highway 12 referred to as Highway 12 and known as the Whitby and Sturgeon Bay Road, is a provincially maintained highway in the Canadian province of Ontario. The highway connects the eastern end of the Greater Toronto Area with Kawartha Lakes and Midland before ending at Highway 93, it forms the Central Ontario Route of the Trans-Canada Highway system from north of Sunderland to Coldwater. Highway 12 connects several small towns along its 146 km route, bypasses a short distance from many others, it is signed as a north–south route between Whitby and Orillia, as an east–west route from there to Midland. The rural portions of the highway feature a posted speed limit of 80 km/h dropping to 50 km/h through built-up areas; the entire route is patrolled by the Ontario Provincial Police. Highway 12 was first established in early 1922 between Highway 2 in Lindsay; the section running east from Sunderland became part of Highway 7 before route numbering was introduced in 1925. Highway 12 was routed through Beaverton and around the eastern and northern shores of Lake Simcoe to Orillia and to Midland.

The section south of Highway 7 in Brooklin was transferred to the Regional Municipality of Durham in mid-1997 and redesignated as Durham Regional Highway 12. A majority of Highway 12 follows the historic Whitby and Sturgeon Bay Road, constructed in the mid-1800s to connect Whitby and Penetanguishene, both important naval ports of the time; the highway begins at Highway 407, just south of the community of Brooklin in the town of Whitby. It joins with Highway 7 on the southern edge of Brooklin. Highway 7 travels west to Markham, is signed concurrently with Highway 12 for 39.1 km north of this point to Sunderland. North of Sunderland, Highway 7 travels east to Lindsay; the highway continues north, following the eastern and northern shores of Lake Simcoe and bypassing Beaverton while curving to the northwest towards Orillia. It bypasses south of Orillia, shares a routing with Highway 11 northwards for two kilometres between interchanges 131 and 133. At the latter interchange, Highway 12 branches northwest towards Coldwater, where it joins Highway 400 between interchanges 141 and 147.

At Waubaushene, the Trans-Canada Highway designation ends as it follows Highway 400 as the Georgian Bay Route towards Parry Sound and Sudbury, while Highway 12 continues west towards Victoria Harbour, Port McNicoll, the Martyrs' Shrine. The highway ends at a junction with Highway 93 at the western town limits of Midland; the oldest portion of Highway 12 was known as the Coldwater Portage and the Coldwater Road, connecting the modern sites of Orillia and Coldwater by a 23 km trail. Upper Canada Governor John Colborne surveyed the portage in 1830 and ordered it to be widened for wagon use; as the area was settled and an increasing need for land connection with the south arose, a new road was proposed from Whitby to Sturgeon Bay. In February 1843, the residents formally petitioned the government to construct the route; the Sturgeon Bay Road, from Coldwater to Sturgeon Bay, was opened as a rough wagon road in 1844. The Atherley Narrows, separating Lake Simcoe from Lake Couchiching, were surveyed in the early 1840s and the first causeway and bridge constructed in the years that followed.

The portion of the route between Whitby and Orillia, was still under construction during the second half of the decade. Highway 12 was first introduced into the provincial highway system on January 22, 1922, The highway known as the Whitby–Lindsay Road, was not numbered until the summer of 1925; the route followed the present–day Highway–12 from Whitby to Sunderland travelled east to Lindsay. Highway assumptions carried out on June 22 and July 2, 1927, extended Highway 7 east from Brampton to Peterborough. In doing so, it became concurrent with Highway 12 between Sunderland; the route of Highway 12 between Sunderland and Lindsay was renumbered as part of Highway 7 at this time. Highway 12 was extended north to Orillia, via Beaverton; this was accomplished through two assumptions. On August 17, the majority of the route through Brock and Mara Townships was assumed. Several more miles were assumed on December 1927, extending Highway 12 as far as Orillia. On August 5, 1931, Highway 12 was extended from Orillia to Midland.

The majority of the route paralleled an existing railway, constructed over a native portage. Highway 12 remained unaltered for several decades, until the mid-1960s, when the Beaverton Bypass was constructed. On November 4, 1966, the 10.3 km bypass opened. Portions of the former route of Highway 12 were renumbered as Highway 48B; the highway again remained unchanged for several decades, until a short portion of the southern end of the highway was decommissioned in the late 1990s. On April 1, 1997, the portions of Highway 12 south of Brooklin were transferred to the Regional Municipality of Durham, which subsequently redesignated the road as Durham Regional Highway 12. Prior to the highway downloadings of 1997 and 1998, Highway 12 was not routed concurrently along Highway 400 between Coldwater and Waubaushene, but instead ran as a single roadway, parallel to, crossing, the 400; the bypassed section was redesignated as Simcoe County Road 16. That section was signed as "TO 12" until 2016, when Highway 12 was rerouted along Vasey Road and onto a concurrency with Highway 400.

The following table lists the major junctions along Highway 12, as noted by the Mi

Bernadette Strachan

Bernadette Strachan is an English author of popular women's fiction and among the more popular writers of "chick lit." Her first novel, The Reluctant Landlady, was published by Hodder & Stoughton in 2004 since when she has published a further three novels with the same publisher. In 2009 her fifth book, How to Lose a Husband and Gain a Life, followed in 2010 by Why Do We Have to Live with Men?, both published by Little, Brown. In 2013 her seventh novel, The Valentine's Card was published by Little, Brown under the pseudonym of Juliet Ashton, she has written a further three novels as Juliet Ashton for Simon & Schuster and four novels as Claire Sandy for Pan Macmillan. She writes screen and theatre works under her maiden name of Bernie Gaughan. In 2017 Simon & Schuster announced that Strachan would be writing a crime thriller series with her composer husband Matthew Strachan under the pseudonym of M. B. Vincent. Bernadette Strachan was born in London into an Irish Catholic family, her Irish background is incorporated into her writing in the semi-autobiographical musical Next Door's Baby, written for London's Orange Tree Theatre with Matthew Strachan.

Prior to becoming an author she worked in the media as a radio advertising producer and subsequently as an agent for voiceover artists. The Reluctant Landlady Handbags and Halos Diamonds and Daisies Little White Lies How to Lose a Husband and Gain a Life Why Do We Have to Live with Men? The Valentine's Card What Would Mary Berry Do? A Very Big House In The Country Snowed In For Christmas These Days of Ours A Not Quite Perfect Family The Woman at Number 24 The Sunday Lunch Club Jess Castle and the Eyeballs of Death Next Door's Baby About Bill Bernie Strachan Website Bernadette Strachan at Hodder & Stoughton Bernadette Strachan at Little, Brown Next Door's Baby at the Orange Tree Theatre website The Valentine's Card at Little, Brown Bernadette Strachan at LoveReading.co.uk Bernadette Strachan Bookseller interview Meet the Author Bernadette Strachan entry

Polsloe Bridge railway station

Polsloe Bridge railway station is a suburban railway station in Exeter, England. The station was opened in 1907 to serve the eastern suburbs of Exeter, it was situated just a short distance along the branch to Exmouth and was convenient for Exmouth Junction engine shed, on the opposite side of the main line. The platforms were rebuilt in 1927 using concrete components cast at the concrete workshop, established at Exmouth Junction. On 4 February 1973 the branch was singled and the down platform taken out of use. Private goods sidings were provided on the west side of the line on both sides of the station. Between the platform and the junction was a siding to a brickworks, while a little to the south was Newcourt, a military depot, it has one platform in use – on the right of trains arriving from Exeter – situated on an embankment above Pinhoe Road. The only access to the station is via a number of steps; the former second platform and its stairwell to street level remains opposite the platform in use, albeit overgrown and derelict.

The station serves the Polsloe, Mount Pleasant and Whipton areas of the city. This station has no ticket machine. About half the trains on the Avocet Line from Exmouth to Exeter St Davids call at Polsloe Bridge. Beyond St Davids they continue to either Paignton or Barnstaple. Connections are available at stations to Waterloo.

Nine by Nine

Nine by Nine is a nine-member Thai boy group. The members were brought together in a special project created in collaboration with 4NOLOGUE, Nadao Bangkok; the Nine by Nine project's goal was to produce a Thai idol boy group album, go on tour, act in Thai TV series. Nine by Nine members underwent an intensive training process that included acting workshops and dance performance, before their Thai debut as a band in November 2018, their first acting appearance came in the Thai TV Series, In Family We Trust. Nine by Nine debuted in November 2018, releasing their first single "Night Light", included in the group's mini album En-Route; the mini album's title symbolizes the band members' long journey to their debut. Chisanucha Tantimedh from GMM Grammy’s MBO left the band, was replaced by Ryu on March 21, 2018. On November 8th, 2018, Nine by Nine held a press conference where they performed a Night Light show performance and had their first'Night Light' Music Video Premier. Nine by Nine embarked on a concert tour dubbed, 9x9 | On The Route.

They performed at various venues until the end of December 2018. Nine by Nine dropped their second single'Hypnotize' on December 25, 2018, in an exclusive first official streaming on JOOX. The'Hypnotize' Music Video dropped on January 9th, 2019, was available to stream in various online channels. On January 11th, 2019, the'Hypnotize' MV hit one million views on Youtube. By the end of January 2019, 4nologue announced the start of a second concert tour; the second concert leg would be dubbed: 9x9 Thailand Tour: Route to the Destination. "It’s time to face the end of 1-year journey on 9x9 project. Let’s get on the last route in 9x9 THAILAND TOUR: ROUTE TO THE DESTINATION, 3 routes of 3 provinces..." 4Nologue. The first concert was on February 2nd, 2019, with the last concert being on February 23rd, 2019. On March 9, 2019, Nine by Nine performed a'one-year finale of the nine by nine project' concert dubbed: 9x9 THE FINAL CONCERT: EN ROUTE; the Nine by Nine members have appeared in the Thai TV Series, In Family We Trust.

They took on the roles of the grandchildren in the family drama/mystery series. Thanapop as Yi Jamy James as Vegas Third as Tao Porsche as Kuaitiao Captain as Ern Paris as Chi Jackie as Toei Jaylerr as Pete Ryu as MacauIn 2019, Seven of the Nine by Nine members appeared in the Line TV School Drama series, Great Men Academy, with their roles as follows: James as Love Paris as Vier Jaylerr as Tangmo Captain as Sean Porsche as Good Third as Nuclear Jackie as Menn Into The Light In Family We Trust The Journey of 9x9 Documentary Great Men Academy MThai Awards - Top Talk About 2019 KAZZ Awards 2019 - Rising Star 2019 Award KAZZ Awards 2019 - Drama of the Year 2019 LINE TV Awards 2019 9 by 9th Official 9x9 with 4nologue

Cecil County Public Library

The Cecil County Public Library is a public library system in Cecil County, located in the northeastern tip of Maryland. CCPL has circulated over a million items since FY2009, serving the community through seven branch libraries, a bookmobile, an e-branch; the Cecil County Public Library provides events, reference services, materials for adults and children. In 2011, CCPL received a Best Library Blog Award from Salem Press, as well as a Best of Show Award from the American Library Association for their "My Library, My Lifeline" advocacy logo; the Friends of the Cecil County Public Library is a non-profit membership group dedicated to promoting Cecil County's library system. Volunteer members advocate and raise funds on behalf of the Library, its patrons, the larger community; the Friends raise funds to be used by the Cecil County Public Library for activities not ordinarily covered under the Library's operating budget. Cecil County Public Library Cecil County Government Maryland AskUsNow