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Woman of the Year

Woman of the Year is a 1942 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by George Stevens and starring Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn. The film was written by Ring Lardner Jr. Michael Kanin, John Lee Mahin, produced by Joseph L. Mankiewicz; the film's plot is about the relationship between Tess Harding—an international affairs correspondent, chosen "Woman of the Year"—and Sam Craig—a sportswriter—who meet and encounter problems as a result of her unflinching commitment to her work. In 1999, this film was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally or aesthetically significant". Tess Harding and Sam Craig are journalists for the fictional New York Chronicle. Tess, the daughter of a former ambassador, is a educated, well-travelled political affairs columnist who speaks several languages fluently. Sam is a well-informed sports writer, their difficulties are presented as stemming from differences of class and temperament, as well as from gender.

After Tess suggests on the radio that baseball be abolished for the duration of the war, Sam leaps to the sport's defense. Their editor summons them to his office: He will not stand for an intramural feud at his paper, their attraction is instantaneous. Sam invites Tess to a baseball game, she is unfamiliar with the rules of the sport—and Sam has some difficulty explaining them. Tess invites Sam to her apartment that night. What he thought would be a date is a cocktail party where all the guests are discussing the world situation in foreign languages, he leaves. She sends him champagne to apologize and asks him to take her to the airport so he can kiss her goodbye. On the drive back to town, Sam hits it off with Ellen Whitcomb the world-famous feminist aunt who raised Tess, she tells him to “marry the girl.” Sam always wanted to do it up right, but their wedding at a justice of the peace in South Carolina—arranged by Gerald, Tess' ultra-competent secretary to fit her schedule and that of her illustrious Senator father —is a whirlwind.

Their wedding night is disrupted by the arrival of a Yugoslavian statesmen, escaped from the Nazis, the crowd that follows. Conflicts large and small arise over Tess's priorities and Sam's place in her life, beginning with where they should live, she solves problems by flirting instead of listening. The crisis comes when Tess adopts a Greek refugee child, without consulting Sam; when she mentions a child, he believes she is pregnant, he is angry when he learns the truth, for Chris's sake as well as their own. Their argument is interrupted by the news that Tess has been named "America's Outstanding Woman of the Year". Tess plans to leave Chris by himself, he says. Tess asks scornfully. While Tess is at her gala, Sam walks out. Tess returns home with half-a-dozen photographers and discovers that Sam and Chris and their belongings are all gone, she attempts to reclaim Chris. The next day, Tess receives a telegram from her father, telling them to come to his home in Connecticut. Sam declines. Tess protests.

He replies, “It was neither—perfect or a marriage.” Tess arrives to learn that her aunt and her father are to be married that night, after 15 years of unspoken love. The ceremony has all the grace, lacking when the Craigs married. Listening to the minister's words, Tess is moved to tears, she arrives at Sam's new Riverside apartment with the milkman. She starts to prepare breakfast. Awakened by her noisy incompetence in the kitchen, Sam watches her surreptitiously, she tells him that this time she listened to the words, proclaims her intention of being nothing more than his wife. She continues her efforts, bursting into tears amid exploding waffles, flying toast and an erupting percolator. Sam tells her, he does not want “Tess Harding” or "just Mrs. Sam Craig," How about "Tess Harding Craig"? Tess agrees. Gerald appears: Tess has a ship to launch. Sam takes Gerald outside, we hear the champagne bottle smashing and something tumbles down the backstairs. Sam returns smiling, saying, “I've just launched Gerald.”

They embrace. The outline for the film was developed by a close friend of Hepburn's. Hepburn passed the outline to Joseph L. Mankiewicz at MGM, said the price was $250,000 – half for her, half for the script, he agreed to produce the movie. Kanin was fighting in the war at the time, so the script was written by his brother, Michael Kanin, mutual friend Ring Lardner, Jr. Hepburn contributed to the script – reading it, suggesting cuts and word changes, providing helpful enthusiasm for the project; as a part of the deal, Hepburn had the option of selecting her director. Woman of the Year was the first of nine films Tracy made together, they met for the first time on the shoot. In the 1993 documentary Katharine Hepburn: All About Me, Hepburn herself says she was wearing high heels at the first meeting with Tracy and producer Joseph L. Mankiewicz, said "I'm afraid I'm a bit tall for you, Mr. Tracy". Mankiewicz responded, "Don't worry, Kate, he'll cut you down to size." It was during the filming of Woman of the Year that Hepburn and Tracy became romantically involved – a relatio

Harpers Ferry station

Harpers Ferry station is a railway station in Harpers Ferry, West Virginia. It is served by Amtrak's Capitol Limited as well as MARC commuter service. Built by the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, the station is part of the Harpers Ferry Historic District, it is a wooden frame Victorian style building, dating from 1889. It sits on buried foundations of original Harpers Ferry armory buildings. In 2007, the station was rededicated following a $2.2 million renovation, which included restoration of the station's tower. MARC: 104 B & O Railroad Potomac River Crossing Media related to Harpers Ferry at Wikimedia CommonsHarpers Ferry, WV – Amtrak Harper's Ferry Amtrak-MARC Station Harpers Ferry, WV Historic American Engineering Record No. WV-86, "Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, Harpers Ferry Station, Potomac Street, Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, WV", 38 photos, 1 color transparency, 14 measured drawings, 110 data pages, 4 photo caption pages

Manali, Chennai

Manali is an Industrial area and a zone in Corporation of Chennai and located in Thiruvallur district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is located in north of Chennai City; as of 2011, the town had a population of 35,248. According to 2011 census, Manali had a population of 35,248 with a sex-ratio of 968 females for every 1,000 males, much above the national average of 929. A total of 4,208 were under the age of six, constituting 2,014 females. Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes accounted for 23.33% and.09% of the population respectively. The average literacy of the town was 74.52%, compared to the national average of 72.99%. The town had a total of: 9331 households. There were a total of 12,745 workers, comprising 25 cultivators, 49 main agricultural labourers, 127 in house hold industries, 11,293 other workers, 1,251 marginal workers, 12 marginal cultivators, 12 marginal agricultural labourers, 39 marginal workers in household industries and 1,188 other marginal workers; as per the religious census of 2011, Manali had 88.02% Hindus, 3.62% Muslims, 8.04% Christians, 0.02% Sikhs, 0.01% Buddhists, 0.19% Jains, 0.09% following other religions and 0.0% following no religion or did not indicate any religious preference.

Manali is a neighbourhood of Chennai city. It borders Tiruvottiyur to the east. Madhavaram to the west, Kodungaiyur to the south, 100 ft road and Manali New Town to the North; the main thoroughfares in the area are Chinna Mathur Road and Parthasarathy Street. The Manali Zone was named as Zone 2 of Chennai Corporation; the Manali Zone contains 7 wards out of Chennai Corporation's 200 wards from ward 15 to ward 21 Manali Expressway runs on the north of Manali and terminates at Thiruvottriyur-Ponneri High Road and Joints with Manali High Road. Other main roads in Manali are Kamarajar Road, School Street, Nedunchezian Road, Chinnamathur Road and Manali Oil Refinery Road. Tiruvottiyur railway station and Perambur railway station is the nearest Railway Station of Manali, 4 km, 5 km away from Manali. Metropolitan Transport Corporation runs passenger buses to Manali from other major parts of the Chennai city; some of the bus services are: Some of the buses which passes through Manali are: Apart from MTC buses, Share Autos plays a major role for transportation in this Area.

Chennai Petroleum Corporation Limited Chennai Petroleum Corporation Limited is the largest company in Manali. Started in 1969, CPCL's Manali Refinery now has a capacity of 9.5 million tonnes per year and is one of the most complex refineries in India with Fuel, Lube and Petrochemical feedstocks production facilities. The main products of the company are LPG, Motor Spirit, Superior Kerosene, Aviation Turbine Fuel, High Speed Diesel, Bitumen, Lube Base Stocks, Paraffin Wax, Fuel Oil and Petrochemical feed stocks Other Industries located in Manali are as follows: Madras Fertilizers Limited Manali Petro Chemical Ltd Futura Polymers Ltd Cetex Petro Chemicals Ltd Tamil Nadu Petroproducts Limited Sriram Fibres Ltd Madras Rubber Factory Kothari chemicals and pesticides Balmer lawrie & co Infra tanks and polymers The Huntsman Polyurethenes ICI limited SRF limited Toshiba JSW Power Systems Private Limited

Robert Rose (sportsman)

Robert Peter Rose was an Australian sportsman who played Australian rules football in the VFL and first-class cricket during the 1970s. Following a car accident in 1974 he became a quadriplegic. Rose was born into a famous sporting family, his father Bob was a Copeland Trophy winning footballer with, coach of, Collingwood and a member of the Australian Football Hall of Fame while his uncles Kevin and Bill played for Collingwood. Robert went to school at Haileybury College from where he was recruited to the Collingwood Football Club, he played four games that year. A utility, Rose established himself in the side in 1971 and appeared in 16 games to help the Magpies makes the finals, he struggled to hold his place in 1973 crossed to Footscray. Rose was a talented cricketer and played as a right-handed middle order batsman for Victoria, he was a regular in their 1972/73 and 1973/74 Sheffield Shield teams and from 19 first-class games managed 981 runs at 30.65. His only century was an innings of 118 not out which he made in the first innings of a Shield game against Queensland at the Brisbane Cricket Ground, following it up with 88 in the second.

Another career highlight was. He scored 94 in a 214 run partnership with Paul Sheahan in 1972-73. In 1973-74, a season when the selectors were trailling many young players, his name was mentioned as a test prospect. Robert was involved in a serious car accident on 14 February 1974 on the Western Highway, he and two other passengers in his car were injured when the vehicle got out of control in loose gravel about 37 miles west of Melbourne. The accident left him a quadriplegic, he was a drinks waiter at the Gabba Test during the 1975-76 season to promote the National Paraplegic and Quadriplegic Games. He died in 1999 and The Robert Rose Foundation, for Victorians with spinal cord injuries, was named in his honour. Since the 2000 AFL season and the Western Bulldogs have played annually for the Robert Rose Cup; the Cup was named in honour of Robert’s contribution to sport and more to raise funds for the Robert Rose Foundation. List of Victoria first-class cricketers Peter. Rose Boys. Sydney, Allen & Unwin, 2002.

ISBN 1-86508-814-5 The Robert Rose Foundation Robert Rose's playing statistics from AFL Tables Robert Rose at CricketArchive Robert Rose at ESPNcricinfo Profile at

La Salle Chantaburi (Mandapitak) School

La Salle Chantaburi School is a Lasallian Roman Catholic coeducational school. It teaches kindergarten through secondary school; the school is located at 58 moo. 1, Chantaburi, Thailand. It was opened in 1945, it has about 90 teachers. White and blue are the school colors. Although it is a Christian school, only about 5% of the students are Christian, but due to its high standard it attracts students of other religion as well. At first in 1945, the school was named Mandapitak and accepted boys only in Primary Grades 1 to 4. On 17 May, the school was moved to 58 moo. 1, Chantaburi, Thailand. The first school building has 3 floors, 15 classrooms and is administrated by the De La Salle Brothers. In 1977, they changed the name to La Salle Chantaburi School; the school began to teach kindergarten, built a dormitory for scholarship students who had trouble getting to school. The school set up an alumni club on 19 June 1994, they donated money to build school name plaque for their school. Afterwards, the school expanded to teach grades 10 to 12, constructed the De La Salle Brother's home, built a new basketball stadium with donations from alumni.

After that, the school improved the toilets, school building, added computer subjects, constructed a new kindergarten building. "La Salle Thailand". "La Salle Chantaburi School". Archived from the original on 2013-12-03. Retrieved 2013-11-22


RapidSOS is an emergency technology company providing a direct data link from connected devices to 9-1-1 and first responders. It connects more than 250 million devices directly to 3,500+ local public safety agencies. Founded in 2012 by Michael Martin and Nicholas Horelik, RapidSOS seeks to improve caller data accuracy in 9-1-1 centers, pairing with Internet of Things companies to develop and publish various products for public safety officials and centers. RapidSOS’ first product was the Haven mobile application. Since the company has focused on integrating directly with 9-1-1 software and connected device companies to send life-saving emergency information to 9-1-1 telecommunicators without a user needing to use an app; the company has introduced product offerings such as RapidSOS Clearinghouse, RapidSOS Portal, RapidSOS Emergency API Suite. RapidSOS has working relations with companies like Apple, Uber and MedicAlert to facilitate emergency response. RapidSOS was founded in 2012 by Nicholas Horelik.

Martin had a personal experience with 9-1-1 connection difficulties when his father fell off of the roof of his home in Rockport, breaking his wrist and shattering his hip. Martin's father could not reach 9-1-1 from his cellphone and was laying outside in freezing temperatures until his wife came home and called 9-1-1 from their landline. Martin cites an experience he had after first moving to New York City, when he was followed by a man who had intentions to rob him. In wanting to call 9-1-1, he states, he "realized just how difficult it is in the middle of whatever your emergency is to get out your phone, dial a number, have a coherent conversation about who you are, where you’re located, what’s occurring." RapidSOS’ first product was the smartphone app Haven. The app gave users the ability to see family members' real-time locations, "check in" to send their location to their loved ones, call 9-1-1 on behalf of a loved one, sending that person's location and personal information to the dispatch center closest to them.

The company has transitioned to be B2B focused, launching products to connect public safety agencies and Internet of Things companies. RapidSOS apps to public safety during emergencies. RapidSOS Portal enables agencies to access the information directly on their screens. RapidSOS Clearinghouse allows public safety answering points to "securely access device-based hybrid location information from smartphones" during calls to 9-1-1; when a RapidSOS-enabled device or app sends an emergency request, data is securely sent to the clearinghouse, which can be accessed by 9-1-1 call takers through RapidSOS Portal. RapidSOS Portal is a web-based tool for 9-1-1 centers which “allows any public safety agency to access life-saving additional data at no cost.” Call takers can query caller phone numbers into the service and view location and situational data about the caller and their surroundings, provided from the IoT partners through the Clearinghouse. The RapidSOS Emergency API Suite is a service which “integrates technology directly with emergency services.”

The suite includes “Location API, Static Profile API, Data Pull API, Multimedia API, Call Flow API, Map Data API,” all of which allow Internet of Things and app companies to share specific situational data to 9-1-1 call centers during emergencies. 2016: Winners of 21st Century Communities Challenge by Utah Science Technology and Research. 2016: Consumer Technology Association's Innovation Entrepreneur Award. In November 2018, RapidSOS announced a $30 million Series B Funding round, led by Playground Global. In October 2019, RapidSOS closed their Series B Funding round of $55 million, led by Energy Impact Partners