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on the mission's meteorological team. In 1968, Hope began working for the National Hurricane Center in Miami, Florida. While at the center, Hope began receiving recognition for his technical achievements in hurricane forecasting. Biography Wilder was from Fayette County (Fayette County, Tennessee), near Memphis (Memphis, Tennessee). He was from an affluent family with extensive agricultural and agribusiness interests. He attended Fayette County Public Schools and received an undergraduate


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Bigfoot would go on a 12-year stretch from 1992-2003 of winning at least one championship a year, taking a total of 16 series championship victories during that span. The most notable of Team Bigfoot's recent series championship victories came in 2007, when Bigfoot #16 and driver Dan Runte won the first ever championship series held by the Major League of Monster Trucks. With that victory, Team Bigfoot now holds a total of 22 series championships. In that same year, American industrial


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the notes. Subsequent versions of this 'piatar' also had bass guitar and banjo necks and a snare drum which are played by foot-operated hammers. To change notes on the guitar-family instruments, a foot treadle operates a mechanical fretting device. Two notable one-man blues bands active in Memphis (Memphis, Tennessee) in the 1950s were Doctor Ross and Joe Hill Louis, playing guitar, harmonica and bass drum high-hat. right thumb 300px A musician in London performs on electric guitar and a small drum kit (Image:Guitarist Liverpool Street.JPG) In 1892 journalist Ida B. Wells-Barnett (Ida B. Wells) was shocked when three friends in Memphis, Tennessee were lynched because their grocery store competed successfully with a white-owned store. Outraged, Wells-Barnett began a global anti-lynching campaign that raised awareness of the social injustice. As a result of her efforts, black women in the US became active in the anti-lynching crusade, often in the form of clubs which raised money to publicize the abuses. When the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) was formed in 1909, Wells became part of its multi-racial leadership and continued to be active against lynching. Doyle left in 1942 and was replaced with Don Smith. After Doyle left, The Quartet relocated to Memphis, Tennessee in 1950. The move proved to be profitable for the group as they began to appear on television station WMCT in coming years. After the move, Roy left and was replaced with Calvin Newton, who was replaced with Cat Freeman, and after Freeman left, Alden Toney was hired to sing tenor. In 1951, Alden Toney and Don Smith left and were replaced with Dan Huskey and Bill Lyles. In 1952, Dan Huskey left and was replaced with Bill Shaw. On June 14, 1954, the Blackwood Brothers lineup of Bill Shaw (tenor), James Blackwood (lead), R. W. Blackwood (baritone), Bill Lyles (bass), and Jackie Marshall (piano), won the Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts competition on national television with their rendition of "Have You Talked To The Man Upstairs?" The excitement was short lived however, when a plane crash took the lives of R. W. Blackwood, Bill Lyles, and Johnny Ogburn, a local friend of the Blackwood Brothers. The survivors, James Blackwood, Bill Shaw, and Jackie Marshall soldiered on. R.W.'s little brother Cecil Blackwood (1934–2000) took over as baritone and J. D. Sumner replaced Bill Lyles at the bass position. In the following years, he and James Blackwood put a number of innovative ideas into play. They were the first to customize a bus for group travel and are the founders of the National Quartet Convention. Sumner also contributed to the group as a songwriter, sometimes writing all the songs for a music album. The Blackwood Brothers were also setting new standards in the studio. Their RCA Victor (RCA Records) recordings from this time period are now prized collectors' items. The lineup with Bill Shaw, James, Cecil, and J.D. Sumner (who for many years was unchallenged as the Guinness World Record (The Guinness Book of World Records) holder for having the lowest human voice on record) is considered the classic version of the Blackwood Brothers Quartet, with Jackie Marshall or Wally Varner on piano. The Blackwood Brothers Quartet came up with the idea to customize the first bus to make travel spacious and comfortable for entertainers thereby inventing the customized "Tour Bus". Elvis Presley saw their bus and went straight out and had one made for him. A replica of the bus can be seen at the Southern Gospel Museum and Hall of Fame at Dollywood in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. http: www.dollywood.com rides-attractions ride-detail.aspx?AttractionID 185 During the 1996-97 season (1996–97 NBA season), Massenburg once again came very close to playing an entire NBA season, seeing action in 79 games with yet another team, the New Jersey Nets. Massenburg returned to Canada for the 1997-98 season, playing with the Brian Winters-coached Vancouver Grizzlies (Memphis Grizzlies). In Vancouver, Massenburg backed up center Bryant Reeves. He played two seasons in Vancouver before being traded before the 1999-2000 season (1999-2000 NBA season) to the Houston Rockets. With the Rockets, he played in ten games, then was promptly returned to the Grizzlies before the 2000-2001 campaign (2000–01 NBA season). When the franchise relocated to Memphis (Memphis, Tennessee) in 2001, so did Massenburg. During the Grizzlies' first season on U.S. soil, Massenburg played in 73 games, averaging 5.5 points per game. In successive years, he was a member of the Utah Jazz and the Sacramento Kings. Biography Barbee toured in the 1930s throughout the American South (Southern United States) singing and playing slide guitar. He teamed up with Big Joe Williams, and later on, with Sunnyland Slim in Memphis, Tennessee. Travelling down to Mississippi he also came across Sonny Boy Williamson I, and played with him off and on for several years. He released two sides on the Vocalion (Vocalion Records) label (record label) in 1939 ("Six Weeks Old Blues" "God Knows I Can't Help It"). The record (gramophone record) sold well enough to cause Vocalion to call on Barbee again, but by that time he had left his last known whereabouts in Arkansas. Barbee explained that this sudden move was due to his evading the law for shooting and killing his girlfriend's lover. He later found out that he had only injured the man, but by the time this was discovered, Barbee had moved on from making a career out of playing music. Six people, including two children, were found dead in a Memphis (w:Memphis, Tennessee), Tennessee home in the United States on Monday. Three wounded children were also found at the scene, a 7-year-old boy, a 10-month-old girl and a 4-year-old whose gender was not reported, were sent to Le Bonheur Children's Medical Center (w:Le Bonheur Children's Medical Center). Two were last reported in very critical condition, while the other was in serious condition.


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origin Memphis, Tennessee, USA (United States) instrument Saxophone '''George Edward Coleman''' (born March 8, 1935 in Memphis, Tennessee) is an American (United States) hard bop saxophonist (saxophone), bandleader, and composer, known chiefly for his work with Miles Davis and Herbie Hancock in the 1960s. In Pattaya (2009 Pattaya Women's OpenSingles), Wozniacki lost to Magdaléna Rybáriková


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, Iowa Clarinda . In 2006, Recht released ''Tear Down the Walls''. As part of the recording process, Recht gathered a group of Jewish teens, took them to Memphis (Memphis, Tennessee) to Stax Academy, a charter school operated by Soulsville, a non-profit organization that also operates the Stax Museum of American Soul Music. The students, along with African American students, recorded "Avadim Hayinu," which blends Hebrew lyrics describing the Israelites


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. Toby Keith, with whom Montgomery Gentry toured in mid-2008, contributed a guest vocal on the Terri Clark co-write "I Pick My Parties", and Lillie Mae Rische of Jypsi made an appearance on "God Knows Who I Am". Six people, including two children, were found dead in a Memphis (w:Memphis, Tennessee), Tennessee home in the United States on Monday. Three wounded children were also found at the scene, a 7-year-old boy, a 10-month-old girl and a 4-year-old whose gender was not reported, were sent to Le Bonheur Children's Medical Center (w:Le Bonheur Children's Medical Center). Two were last reported in very critical condition, while the other was in serious condition.


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: www.centredaily.com mld centredaily 16043573.htm A special on St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee would have aired on the 27th with a locally produced program about domestic abuse, ''When Violence Hits Home'', produced by WWCP WATM Executive Producer, Josh Bandish, and anchored by Jim Penna, airing on the 29th had Fox not pulled the special from air on November 21. WWCP-TV shut down (DTV transition) analog transmissions on June 12, 2009 http: hraunfoss.fcc.gov edocs_public attachmatch DA-06-1082A2.pdf , and moved its digital broadcasts back to its previous analog channel number, 8. CDBS Print WWCP also airs the locally produced Catholic news show ''Proclaim!'' on Sundays. In 2006, Entercom Radio announced its acquisition of Mix 94.7, along with 14 other radio stations in Austin, Cincinnati (OH) (Cincinnati, Ohio), Memphis (TN) (Memphis, Tennessee) and Rochester (NY) (Rochester, New York), from CBS Radio, with the acquisition made official on November 30, 2007. '''WMC''' is a radio station in the Memphis, Tennessee market, broadcasting at 790 AM (AM radio). It is one of the city's oldest radio stations and presently programs a sports (sports radio) format. '''WMFS-FM''' is a commercial sports radio radio station in Bartlett, Tennessee, broadcasting to the Memphis, Tennessee area on 92.9 FM (Frequency Modulation), owned by Entercom Communications. Early in his career, Murray was considered to be a close colleague of Memphis (Memphis, Tennessee) political "boss" (machine politics) E. H. Crump. However, it is apparent that Murray developed a considerable amount of clout in his own right; he was re-elected six times after Crump's death in 1954. He ran for a 13th term in 1966, but was defeated in the Democratic primary by a future governor of Tennessee, then-State Representative (Tennessee House of Representatives) Ray Blanton. Murray resigned his seat on December 30, 1966; only days before the scheduled end of his term. image Memphis_national_cemetery.jpg caption National Cemetery in Memphis (Memphis, Tennessee), Tennessee location 3568 Townes Ave Memphis, Tennessee '''Memphis National Cemetery''' is a United States National Cemetery located in the Nutbush (Nutbush, Memphis) neighborhood of the City of Memphis (Memphis, Tennessee), in Shelby County (Shelby County, Tennessee), Tennessee. It encompasses Six people, including two children, were found dead in a Memphis (w:Memphis, Tennessee), Tennessee home in the United States on Monday. Three wounded children were also found at the scene, a 7-year-old boy, a 10-month-old girl and a 4-year-old whose gender was not reported, were sent to Le Bonheur Children's Medical Center (w:Le Bonheur Children's Medical Center). Two were last reported in very critical condition, while the other was in serious condition.


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the first set, Hewitt defeated Mannarino, 6–7, 7–5, 6–0. In the quarterfinals, Hewitt played top seed Andy Roddick. Despite being a set up, Hewitt lost the match, 6–4, 3–6, 4–6. * Harahan Bridge A Cantilever bridge cantilevered


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''' is an American (United States) organization that holds shooting events designed to test defensive skills with a handgun. This organization was formed primarily by Tom Givens of Memphis, Tennessee and Jim Higgenbotham of Kentucky, both of whom have military and law enforcement experience, and both actively train civilian, military, and police departments in various places around the United States. Thomas is the publisher of Wanganegresse Press, has contributed to national

publications including the ''Washington Post Book World'', ''Black Issues Book Review'', ''QBR'', and ''Hip Mama''. Her fiction and poetry have appeared in Ishmael Reed's Konch, Drumvoices Revue, Obsidian III, African Voices, storySouth, and other literary journals and has received Honorable Mention in the ''Year's Best Fantasy and Horror'', 16th and 17th annual collections. A native of Memphis (Memphis, Tennessee), she lives in New York City. Ohio (University of Dayton Arena) *Memphis, Tennessee (Pyramid Arena) *Salt Lake City, Utah (Salt Lake City) (Jon M. Huntsman Center) *Lincoln, Nebraska (Bob Devaney Sports Center) *Memphis, Tennessee (Mid-South Coliseum) *Milwaukee, Wisconsin (Milwaukee) (MECCA Arena (U.S. Cellular Arena)) *Kansas City, Missouri (Kemper Arena) *Memphis, Tennessee (Pyramid Arena) *Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (Civic Arena (Civic Arena (Pittsburgh))) *Kansas City, Missouri (Kemper Arena) *Memphis, Tennessee (Pyramid Arena) *New Orleans, Louisiana (New Orleans) (New Orleans Arena) Early history The Blue Boar chain shared common ownership with Britling Cafeterias (Britling) in Birmingham, Alabama, and Memphis, Tennessee, and B&W Cafeterias in Nashville, Tennessee. Both of those chains have closed, with Blue Boar the remaining remnant of the company. At one point there were 21 open Blue Boar locations in Louisville, Lexington, Memphis, Nashville Little Rock, and Cleveland. Six people, including two children, were found dead in a Memphis (w:Memphis, Tennessee), Tennessee home in the United States on Monday. Three wounded children were also found at the scene, a 7-year-old boy, a 10-month-old girl and a 4-year-old whose gender was not reported, were sent to Le Bonheur Children's Medical Center (w:Le Bonheur Children's Medical Center). Two were last reported in very critical condition, while the other was in serious condition.


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of the songs in this style were performed by vocalists backed by the house bands for Stax (Stax Records) and Hi Records. The Memphis soul sound was different from the Motown Sound (Motown Records) from Detroit Michigan. After the rise of disco in the late 1970s, Memphis soul declined somewhat in popularity. In 1988, Steiner joined the Memphis, Tennessee-based Continental Wrestling Association, wrestling under his real name. He formed a tag team with Billy Joe Travis

Memphis, Tennessee

'''Memphis''' is a city in the southwestern corner of the State (U.S. state) of Tennessee and the county seat of Shelby County (Shelby County, Tennessee). The city is located on the fourth Chickasaw Bluff, south of the confluence of the Wolf (Wolf River (Tennessee)) and Mississippi (Mississippi River) rivers.

Memphis had a population of 653,450 in 2013, making it the largest city in the state of Tennessee, the largest city on the Mississippi River, the third largest in the Southeastern United States, and the 20th largest (List of United States cities by population) in the United States. The greater Memphis metropolitan area, including adjacent counties in Mississippi and Arkansas, had a 2010 population of 1,316,100. This makes Memphis the second-largest metropolitan area in Tennessee, surpassed only by metropolitan Nashville (Nashville, Tennessee). Memphis is the youngest of Tennessee's major cities. A resident of Memphis is referred to as a ''Memphian (List of famous people from Memphis)'', and the Memphis region is known, particularly to media outlets, as "Memphis & the Mid-South (Memphis Metropolitan Statistical Area)".

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