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Waukesha, Wisconsin

Waukesha is a city in and the county seat of Waukesha County, United States. It is part of the Milwaukee metropolitan area, its population was 70,718 at the 2010 census. The city is adjacent to the Town of Waukesha; the area that Waukesha now encompasses was first settled by European-Americans in 1834, with Morris D. Cutler as its first settler; when the first settlers arrived, there was nothing but wild prairie. The settlers laid out farms, constructed roads, erected government buildings and established post routes; the original founders of Waukesha consisted of settlers from New England Connecticut, rural Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Maine, as well some from upstate New York who were born to parents who had migrated to that region from New England shortly after the American Revolution. These people were "Yankee" settlers, to say they were descended from the English Puritans who settled New England in the 1600s, they were part of a wave of New England farmers who headed west into what was the wilds of the Northwest Territory during the early 1800s.

Most of them arrived as a result of the completion of the Erie Canal as well as the end of the Black Hawk War. When they arrived in what is now Waukesha County there was nothing but dense virgin forest and wild prairie, the New Englanders laid out farms, constructed roads, erected government buildings and established post routes, they brought with them many of their Yankee New England values, such as a passion for education, establishing many schools as well as staunch support for abolitionism. They were members of the Congregationalist Church though some were Episcopalian. Due to the second Great Awakening some of them had converted to Methodism and some had become Baptists before moving to what is now Waukesha County. Waukesha, like much of Wisconsin, would be culturally continuous with early New England culture for most of its early history. By 1846, the area was incorporated as the Town of Prairie Village. On February 8, 1847, the town changed its name to "Waukesha,". On January 10, 1852, the settled area once known as Prairieville was separated from the town of Waukesha, incorporated as a village and in 1896, incorporated as a city.

The first appointed mayor of the newly incorporated city of Waukesha was John Brehm, who served from January to April 1896. Welsh immigrants settling in Waukesha as early as the 1840s, large numbers arrived in the late 1800s and early 1900s, when they were one of the largest ethnic groups in Waukesha. Over the years, many believed, that the origin of the name of the city was an Algonquian word meaning "fox" or "little foxes," when in fact "Waukesha" is an Anglicization of the Ojibwe proper name Waagoshag or the Potawatomi name Wau-tsha. Wau-tsha was the leader of the local tribe at the time of the first European settlement of the area; this is confirmed by accounts of an early settler and historian of the region. According to Lapham, the word for "fox" was pishtaka. Cutler told visitors about Wau-tsha, described as "tall and athletic, proud in his bearing and friendly." Matthew Laflin, an early pioneer of Chicago, provided the capital and enterprise that laid the foundation for Waukesha as a famous Wisconsin watering resort and was the proprietor of the grand resort, the Fountain Spring House.

Waukesha was once known for its clean and good-tasting spring water and was called a "spa town." This earned the city the nicknames "Spring City" and "Saratoga of the West."According to author Kristine Adams Wendt, in 1868, Colonel Richard Dunbar, a sufferer of diabetes, chanced upon the medicinal properties of what he named the Bethesda Spring while viewing a parcel of land purchased by his sister. Testimonials found in a Dunbar brochure of 1873 proclaimed. Wendt reports that by 1872, "area newspapers carried accounts of a community ill equipped to handle its new popularity among the suffering multitudes; the semi-weekly Wisconsin of July 31, 1872, reported'that 500 visitors are quartered in hotels and scattered in private families here, seeking benefit from the marvelous waters…'" The "healing waters" were so valued that a controversial attempt was made to build a pipeline between the city and Chicago so that they could be enjoyed by visitors to the 1893 Columbian Exposition. According to Time magazine, "he scheme had been conceived by one Charles Welsh, given the springs by his uncle, but after several miles of pipe were laid, it was discovered that the cost was too great."Richard W. Sears, founder of Sears and Roebuck, may have been attracted to Waukesha by the waters.

In failing health, Sears retired from business in 1908 and, according to The New York Times, "spent his time on his great farm near Waukesha." In 1914, Sears died in Waukesha of Bright's disease. In 1956, Helen Moore, who ran a mud bath spa in Waukesha, appeared as a guest on. Over the years, the natural springs have been spoiled by pollution and a number have gone dry. Water drawn from an aquifer reached radium levels exceeding federal standards. In 2013, Waukesha applied for permission to withdraw water from Lake Michigan; because Waukesha is outside the lake's basin, the 2008 Great Lakes Compact makes the city ineligible to withdraw water from the lake without approval from the governors of Illinois, Michigan, New York, Ohio and Wisconsin. In June, 2016, the governors approved Waukesha's application. One of the most important "firsts" in American sports history occurred in Waukesha on September 5, 1906, when Carroll College (now Carr

Twist (software)

Twist is a test automation and functional testing solution built by Thoughtworks Studios, the software division of ThoughtWorks. It uses Behavior Driven Development and Test-driven development for functional testing of the application, it is a part of the Adaptive ALM solution consisting of Twist for Agile testing by ThoughtWorks Studios, Mingle for Agile project management and Go for Agile release management. Twist is no longer supported by ThoughtWorks. Twist allows test specifications to be written in any UTF-8 supported language. Test implementation is done using Groovy. Twist's IDE supports manual and hybrid testing. Twist can be used with any Java based driver, it provides support for Selenium and Sahi for testing web-based applications SWTBot for testing Eclipse/SWT applications Frankenstein for testing Java Swing applications Calabash for testing Android and iOS applications Fast Script Development Consolidation of redundant code Type Ahead and Suggestion Team coding Version control and searching in Confluence Shared script libraries Tagging with Filters Filter scripts based on Tags Run groups of tests based on Tags Twist Agile Testing Twist Community

2004 WAFL season

The 2004 WAFL season was the 120th season of the various incarnations of the West Australian Football League. Subiaco, after eleven unsuccessful finals campaigns including six in succession, won its first premiership since Haydn Bunton, Jr. took them to the 1988 flag, whilst Swan Districts clear of their severe financial troubles from the 1990s, played finals for the first time in a decade. During late May and June, perennial tailender Perth looked like playing finals for only the fourth time since 1979, but faltered badly in July and August; the wooden spoon went to East Fremantle for the first time since their debut season of 1898, with three wins being the Sharks’ worst record since that debut year when they won one match of sixteen. The blue and whites suffered from two narrow losses and a botched resignation by coach Rod Lester-Smith, unannounced but definite before East Fremantle's Round 13 game against Subiaco. 2003 premiers West Perth, suffering a crippling injury toll, fell to seventh, which remains their lowest position since the great revival under Jeff Gieschen in 1993.

The most notable occurrence during the season was Peel Thunder being recognised with a scoreless match for the first time in any major Australian Rules league since Subiaco failed to score against South Fremantle in August 1906, due to having their score of 10.10 wiped when former Fitzroy and Subiaco rover Peter Bird was ruled to have not been cleared for that opening match. Despite this setback and losing their first eight matches, the Thunder managed to avoid the wooden spoon with five wins being their third-best record in eight seasons and still their equal fifth-best in the WAFL as of 2014. Peel won the Colts premiership with a major upset against South Fremantle in the Grand Final; the season was notable for the Lions moving their home games to the redeveloped Leederville Oval and for the first night games at that ground, both of which were viewed as resounding successes at a time when the WAFL was struggling with its reduced profile. A Mother of then-current players Brendon and Adam Logan, wife of former premiership player Ian Logan.b Smith was drafted by West Coast, but knee injuries meant he never played a single AFL match.c The ‘Prestige Loans Award’ was given to the club with the best result between Rounds 15 and 23, during which the nine WAFL clubs played each other once.

Official WAFL website West Australian Football League, 2004

Miroslav Tankosić

Miroslav Tankosić is a Serbian football goalkeeper, captaining ČSK Čelarevo. Tankosić holds the trainer license, works as a goalkeeper coach in the club. Born in Bačka Palanka, Tankosić started his career with the local club Sintelon, he played with Vojvodina Tovariševo and Bačka. In summer 2004, Tankosić joined Serbian First League side Spartak Subotica, the first club outside he played for outside the municipality of Bačka Palanka. After two seasons playing with the club, Tankosić moved to ČSK Čelarevo in 2006. For the first four seasons with the club, Tankosić was used as a back-up choice, he became the first goalkeeper in the 2010–11 season, when the club relegated in the Serbian League Vojvodina. After he played 150 Serbian League Vojvodina matches between 2010 and 2015, Tankosić won the league along with the club a made a promotion to the Serbian First League in summer 2015. Same year, he won the Vojvodina region cup with ČSK Čelarevo. Tankosić was awarded for the best goalkeeper of the 2015–16 Serbian First League season by Serbian media Sportski žurnal.

As of 11 November 2017 ČSK ČelarevoSerbian League Vojvodina: 2014–15 Miroslav Tankosić at

S. Srinivasa Raghavaiyangar

Diwan Bahadur Sesha Iyengar Srinivasa Raghavaiyangar was an Indian civil servant and administrator who served as the Diwan of Baroda from 15 July 1896 to 2 October 1901. He was the elder brother of Kasturi Ranga Iyengar. Srinivasa Raghavaiyengar was born on 18 July 1849 in Tanjore district, his ancestors had served as high-ranking officials in the courts of Thanjavur. He graduated in arts, he served as the Inspector General of Registration in the Madras Presidency during the 1880s and 1890s. In July 1890, Srinivasa Raghavaiyangar was commissioned by the Governor of Madras, Lord Connemara to examine "whether the economic condition of the Madras Presidency has on the whole improved or deteriorated during the last 40 or 50 years of British Administration and of writing a Memorandum on the subject"; this project was planned in order to refute claims of exploitation made by Indian nationalists. Srinivasa Raghavaiyangar made a detailed study of the economic condition of the people and in 1893, published his report Memorandum of Progress of the Madras Presidency during the last forty years of British administration considered by many to be his magnum opus.

"Princely States of India A-J". Some Madras Leaders. Babu Bishambher Nath Bhargava. 1922. Raghavan, K. Ranga. About Bygone Cherished Days: Life and Work of Dewan Bahadur S. Srinivasa Raghavaiyangar, C. I. E. and Other Distinguished Personalities. Pankajam R. Raghavan

Siri Svegler

Siri Svegler is a Swedish-born actress and songwriter. She played the Greek character Polydora in the film Troy. In 2009 her debut album "Silent Viewer" was released. One of her well-known songs is "Their Wine". Siri Svegler was raised in Gothenburg, Sweden. In 2000 she left her home to start her studies at the renowned Arts Educational School in London. Apart from working as a Jazz Singer along famous musicians such as Christian Vaughan she appeared on the big screen - in Wolfgang Petersen´s historical epic Troy and The Line of Beauty. After moving to Berlin in 2007, Siri Svegler, selected by Popstar SEAL, won the VW Soundfoundation contest and the award for “Best Newcomer Pop” for her debut album "Silent Viewer" in 2008, her latest album "Lost & Found" was awarded "Album of the year" by the 31st GERMAN ROCK AND POP AWARDS. She lives and works in Berlin, Germany. During her time in London, Svegler was the lead singer of the Band "Guido Sol" and was part of various Jazz projects, her first album, “Silent Viewer” was released by the label Compost in 2009.

Her music combines Jazz, Rock and Pop elements all with poetic lyrics and a stunning voice. Siri writes all her songs herself – including Soundtrack material, her latest single, “Beautiful Losers” is the main track of the German movie Gangsterläufer. Her second album, Lost & Found, was released July 19, 2013. "Paperdoll Dress" and "Coming up Roses" are included on the Soundtrack for the German movie-epos "Saphirblau". 2004: Troy 2006: The Line of Beauty 2009: Ghost Whisperer USA Siri Svegler on IMDb Official Homepage