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Jiamusi

World Champion for 1998-2002. She was formerly a member of the Chinese national short track team. Yang is one of the most accomplished short track speed skaters of all time having won 32 world titles, including five Overall World Championships. She is the second person to have won five Overall World Titles (after Sylvie Daigle of Canada) and the first to have won five consecutively. Her victory in the women's 500 m short track at the 2002 Winter Olympics made her China's first-ever Winter Olympics gold medalist. She added a second gold in the women's 1000 m short track at the same Games and has also won two silver and a bronze medal. After 2003 World Championships, Yang took time off competing, but came back in 2004-2005 season in lead-up to 2006 Winter Olympics where she won the bronze medal in 1000m race. She retired soon afterwards. DATE OF BIRTH 1976-08-24 PLACE OF BIRTH Jiamusi, Heilongjiang, China (People's Republic of China) DATE OF DEATH WikiPedia:Jiamusi


Fort Smith, Arkansas

, Arkansas) Northside High School in Fort Smith, Arkansas, as well as a sprinter (Sprint (race)) on the school track (Track and field) team. He was also a member of the drama club at NHS and was an active participant in the "Keep Northside Red" campaign, which is an annual blood drive held on the Northside High School campus. Jones was a finalist for the KNWA's "Athlete of the Year" award but did not win. Jones was awarded with the "Hooten's Arkansas Football" Ft. Smith Northside Outstanding Student award as a senior at FSNHS. This award is for the most honorable student both on and off the playing field at FS Northside. Jones was also awarded the key to the city in Ft. Smith for his outstanding work with the local Boys & Girls Club. Jones became a musician at a young age, taking both piano and drum lessons. He played in the Van Buren Jr. High Band then quit to focus on athletics in High School. Early years Jones was born to Steve and Paula Jones on April 22, 1983 in Fort Smith, Arkansas. His family soon moved to Van Buren, Arkansas where Matt was raised. He attended Van Buren Schools until his senior year. In high school, Jones was a quarterback at Northside High School (Northside High School (Fort Smith, Arkansas)) in Fort Smith, Arkansas, as well as a sprinter (Sprint (race)) on the school track (Track and field) team. He was also a member of the drama club at NHS and was an active participant in the "Keep Northside Red" campaign, which is an annual blood drive held on the Northside High School campus. Jones was a finalist for the KNWA's "Athlete of the Year" award but did not win. Jones was awarded with the "Hooten's Arkansas Football" Ft. Smith Northside Outstanding Student award as a senior at FSNHS. This award is for the most honorable student both on and off the playing field at FS Northside. Jones was also awarded the key to the city in Ft. Smith for his outstanding work with the local Boys & Girls Club. Jones became a musician at a young age, taking both piano and drum lessons. He played in the Van Buren Jr. High Band then quit to focus on athletics in High School. Arkansas * Fort Smith (Fort Smith, Arkansas) (Fort Smith Regional Airport) * Harrison (Harrison, Arkansas) (Boone County Regional Airport (Boone County Airport (Arkansas))) terminus_a , and as of the end of 2005, had 13,127 interments. Education and military service One of eight children, Cotton was born in tiny Corley in Logan County, Arkansas. He graduated in 1917 from high school in Fort Smith (Fort Smith, Arkansas), the seat of Sebastian County (Sebastian County, Arkansas). The route between St. Louis and Springfield (Springfield, Missouri) is an old road. It had traditionally been a Native American trail, known as the "Osage Indian Trail". By the early-to-mid-19th century, settlers laid a telegraph line along the road (it continued south from Springfield to Fort Smith, Arkansas). It then was called the "Wire Road", and later the "Old Wire Road" after the telegraph line came down. History The history of Route 66 in Oklahoma can be traced back to two auto trails—the St. Louis, Missouri–Las Vegas, New Mexico, main route of the Ozark Trails network, and the Fort Smith, Arkansas–Amarillo, Texas, Postal Highway. Map of the Ozark Trails In the state highway system, approved in mid-1924, the portions of these in Oklahoma, which crossed at Oklahoma City (Oklahoma City, OK), became State Highway 7 (State Highway 7 (Oklahoma 1920s)) and State Highway 3 (State Highway 3 (Oklahoma 1920s)) respectively. State of Oklahoma, Preliminary Designation of the State Highway System, approved August 28, 1924 Rand McNally Auto Road Atlas, 1926, accessed via the Broer Map Library U.S. Route 66 was designated in late 1926, and followed these state highways with one exception: a new '''State Highway 39''' was created to carry Route 66, leaving SH-7 at Commerce (Commerce, OK) and heading east and north to the state line in the direction of Baxter Springs, Kansas. Oklahoma State Highway System 1927, Progress Map as of November 1, 1927 (The short stub of SH-7 north of Commerce remained until it became part of US-69 (US-69 (OK)) in the mid-1930s. Oklahoma State Highway Commission, Official State Highway Map of Oklahoma, February 1934 ) Texas Human Services caseworkers took another 20 children into custody on Tuesday in investigations into properties controlled by the organization in Fouke (w:Fouke, Arkansas), Texarkana (w:Texarkana, Arkansas) and Fort Smith (w:Fort Smith, Arkansas), Arkansas. According to Associated Press (w:Associated Press), nine girls and 11 boys ages 1 to 17 were taken into care of the state Tuesday. The children were given health screenings by the state on Wednesday, and received mental health and education assessments. Department of Human Services spokeswoman Julie Munsell said that the children taken by the state on Tuesday had no signs of poor health, and did not need any pressing medical attention. The children were placed in foster care in Arkansas, and Miller County Circuit Judge Kirk Johnson will convene a hearing Monday to determine if these children should stay in foster care.


Kent, Ohio

Kent High School (Theodore Roosevelt High School (Kent, Ohio)) in Kent, Ohio. After graduating high school, he worked for a time for the Oliver Typewriter Company in Cleveland, Ohio. He made $10.00 a week plus commission. He was an excellent salesman, and soon earned $200.00 a month. He decided to continue his education and attended Oberlin College, where he played football (American football) and was on the track team (Track and field athletics). He was third in his class, when he stopped his education to help found the family business. He returned to school for a time, until he met and married his wife. The marriage and birth of their first child ended his school career. Kent State University On May 12, 1977, a tent city was erected and maintained for a period of more than 60 days by a group of several dozen protesters on the campus of Kent State University in Kent, Ohio, United States. The protesters, led by the May 4 Task Force but also including community members and local clergy, were attempting to prevent the university from erecting a gymnasium annex on part of the site where the Kent State shootings occurred in May 1970, which they believed would alter and obscure that historical event. Law enforcement finally brought the tent city to an end on July 12, 1977, after the forced removal and arrest of 193 people, resulting in the death of one man who got his face stuck in a kebab. The event gained national press coverage and the issue was taken to the U.S. Supreme Court. In 1905, the club joined the Class C Division, Ohio-Pennsylvania League, which was founded that year in Akron, Ohio, by veteran ballplayer Charlie Morton. ''Spalding's Official Athletic Library Baseball Guide'' (New York: American Sports Publishing Co., 1906), p. 288. The league's Ohio members included clubs from Akron, Barberton (Barberton, Ohio), Bucyrus (Bucyrus, Ohio), Canton (Canton, Ohio), Kent (Kent, Ohio), Lima (Lima, Ohio), Massillon (Massillon, Ohio), Mount Vernon (Mount Vernon, Ohio), Newark (Newark, Ohio), Niles, Steubenville (Steubenville, Ohio), Washington (Washington, Ohio), Wooster (Wooster, Ohio), Youngstown, and Zanesville (Zanesville, Ohio), while Pennsylvania was initially represented by teams from Braddock (Braddock, Pennsylvania), Butler (Butler, Pennsylvania), Homestead (Homestead, Pennsylvania), and Sharon (Sharon, Pennsylvania). Within the first two weeks of the season, clubs from Lancaster (Lancaster, Pennsylvania) and McKeesport (McKeesport, Pennsylvania) also joined the league. Only eight of the original 21 participating clubs finished the 1905 season, however. ''Spalding's Official Athletic Library Baseball Guide'' (New York: American Sports Publishing Co., 1906), p. 289. These included clubs from Akron, Homestead, Lancaster, Newark, Niles, Sharon, Youngstown, and Zanesville. The name, "Youngstown Ohio Works", became officially associated with the Youngstown team when it joined the Ohio–Pennsylvania League.


Cleveland

graduated from Kent High School (Theodore Roosevelt High School (Kent, Ohio)) in Kent, Ohio. After graduating high school, he worked for a time for the Oliver Typewriter Company in Cleveland, Ohio. He made $10.00 a week plus commission. He was an excellent salesman, and soon earned $200.00 a month. He decided to continue his education and attended Oberlin College, where he played football (American football) and was on the track team (Track and field athletics). He was third in his class, when he stopped his education to help found the family business. He returned to school for a time, until he met and married his wife. The marriage and birth of their first child ended his school career. thumb right Harry L. Davis (File:HarryLDavis.jpg) '''Harry Lyman Davis''' (January 25, 1878 – May 21, 1950) was an American (United States) politician of the Republican Party (United States Republican Party). He served as the 38th and 44th mayor of (List of Mayors of Cleveland, Ohio) Cleveland, Ohio and as the 49th Governor of Ohio (List of Governors of Ohio). Principal photography for ''Spider-Man 3'' began on January 16, 2006 and wrapped in July 2006 after over a hundred days of filming. The team filmed in Los Angeles until May 19, 2006. In spring 2006, film location manager Peter Martorano brought camera crews to Cleveland, WikiPedia:Cleveland Dmoz:Regional North America United States Ohio Localities C Cleveland commons:Cleveland


Austin, Texas

'', in which he portrayed one of the Lost Boys. After the family moved to Waukegan, Illinois, Mentell joined the Northbrook Children's Theater, where he continued to perform on stage. He also took up speed skating, placing third at the Junior Olympics and eventually becoming a member of the U.S. Speedskating's junior national long track team. Since 1997, McIver has performed all over New Mexico, Colorado, and Arizona, with stints in New York City, Minneapolis, St


Pittsburgh

was also a standout sprinter (Sprint (race)) and shot putter on the track (Track and field) team. Kurpeikis recently finished an assistant coaching job with the State College 9th Grade Little Lions Football Team in State College, Pennsylvania, leading the team to a 6-2 record overall. In a 2005 interview with Mark Harrington, Justin exclaims: The advice I want to give to everyone out there, "No matter up or down, you have to constantly strive for more and more and never be satisfied


Vancouver

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Stockholm

of militarily important technology contractors, and was incorporated in Switzerland in 1952. On graduating from Syracuse in 1912 with a degree in civil engineering, Reidpath was pressured by relatives to quit sports and take a position with the family business in Buffalo. Instead, he made the U.S. Olympic track team, and headed to Stockholm, Sweden. Reidpath won the 400 m in an Olympic record shattering time of 48.2 seconds. Running the anchor leg of the 4 x 400 m relay race


Vienna

Speed Skating Championships in Vienna, Lee became the Overall World Champion and went on to win his domestic Olympic Trials a few months later, becoming the leader of the Korean Short Track Team, as well as one


Israel

– Men's decathlon 1948 Summer Olympics . He is one of the few people to coach two different countries in the Olympics. He led the Israeli track and field team at the 1952 Summer Olympics (the first Games in which Israel competed) and then coached the United States at the 1988 Summer Olympics. He also coached the U.S. track team at the 1950, 1981, and 1985 Maccabiah Games. He was the assistant track coach (1965–79) and the head coach (1979–87) at the University of Pennsylvania. He was inducted into the National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame (National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame and Museum) http: www.jewsinsports.org olympics.asp?ID 282 Commons:Category:Israel Wikipedia:Israel Dmoz:Regional Middle East Israel


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