Yacht issue

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2010 Canterbury earthquake

TweetThe 2010 Canterbury earthquake (also known as the Darfield earthquake) struck the South Island of New Zealand with a moment magnitude of 7.1 at 4:35 a.m. local time on 4 September, and had a maximum perceived intensity of X (Extreme) on the Mercalli intensity scale. Some damaging aftershocks followed the main event, the strongest of which was a magnitude 6.3 shock known as the Christchurch earthquake that occurred nearly 6 months later on 22 February 2011. Because this aftershock was Continue Reading ››

2011 New Zealand Grand Prix

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Barry O’Rorke

TweetBarry O’Rorke (born 3 March 1989) is an inter-county Gaelic footballer and hurler for Dublin. He plays his club hurling and football with Kilmacud Crokes and is a member of the senior panel in both codes. He received his secondary education at the Irish medium school Coláiste Eoin in County Dublin. In 2007 Barry received a sports scholarship to University College Dublin (UCD) for his contributions in both Gaelic Football and Hurling. Barry is a speaker of the Irish language Continue Reading ››

Pat Downey

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Eddie Lumsden

TweetEddie Lumsden (born 28 September 1935 in Kurri Kurri, New South Wales) is an Australian former rugby league player. He was a winger with the St. George Dragons during their eleven-year premiership winning run from 1956 to 1966, playing in and winning nine grand finals. Lumsden is one of four brothers who all played for Country. Jack Lumsden played for Manly and Australia. Eddie Lumsden’s twin, Richie, and his other brother, Ray, were both « bush footballers ». Lumsden moved from Kurri Continue Reading ››

James J. Kennedy

TweetJames J. Kennedy (born February 9, 1953) is a Democratic Party politician who is serving as a member of the New Jersey General Assembly representing the 22nd Legislative District since January 2016. He previously served as Mayor of Rahway, New Jersey from 1991 through 2010, when he declined to seek a sixth term. Kennedy won his first nomination in the 1990 Democratic primary election, when he contested the re-election for Daniel Martin, who at the time had been mayor for Continue Reading ››

Ulmus americana ‘Beebe’s Weeping’

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Charlie Hedley

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OMEMO

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