with the Larkin25 events including poetry readings, a Larkin tourist trail and a 'Plague of Toads' sculpture trail recalling Larkin's poem, 'Toads'. A statue of Larkin will later be unveiled at Paragon Interchange. The city has in recent years branded itself as the "Pioneering City", and this claim is backed up by a list of many firsts originating on Humberside. The technology for Liquid Crystal Display (LCD), for example, was discovered and refined at the University of Hull in the late
'' 5 July 2000. Carnes retired at the end of the 2004 school year, having been recognized as an "energetic...pioneering principal." Shah, Nirvi. "Pioneering principal." ''Palm Beach Post'' 18 May 2004. * Gloria A. Crutchfield (2004–2008) - Crutchfield's tenure was marked by vast improvements in the school's standing both nationally and internationally. Under her leadership, Suncoast went from not having been previously ranked by two respected
and pollution are all in line with the book's predictions of economic (economic collapse) and societal collapse in the 21st century. "Prophesy of economic collapse 'coming true'", by Jeff Hecht, ''NewScientist'', 17 November 2008 In 2010, Peet, Nørgård, and Ragnarsdóttir called the book a "pioneering report". They said that, "its approach remains
taken part in discussions of modern Celticity. For example, Virginia Senator (United States Senate) James H. Webb, in his 2004 book ''Born Fighting–How the Scots-Irish Shaped America'', controversially asserts that the early "pioneering" immigrants to North America were of Scots-Irish (Scotch-Irish American) origins. He goes on to argue that their distinct ''Celtic traits'' (loyalty to kin, mistrust of governmental authority, and military readiness), in contrast to the ''Anglo-Saxon (Anglo-Saxons)'' settlers, helped construct the modern ''American identity''. Irish Americans also played an important role in the shaping of 19th-century Irish republicanism through the Fenian movement, the development of a discourse of the Great Hunger (Irish Potato Famine (1845-1849)) as a British atrocity, and so on. José Lima (w:José Lima), a former baseball (w:baseball) pitcher for Major League Baseball (w:Major League Baseball)'s Houston Astros (w:Houston Astros), Detroit Tigers (w:Detroit Tigers), Los Angeles Dodgers (w:Los Angeles Dodgers), New York Mets (w:New York Mets), and Kansas City Royals (w:Kansas City Royals) (all in the United States (w:United States)) died suddenly at his Los Angeles home this morning of a heart attack (w:heart attack). He was 37 years old. His death was confirmed by the Los Angeles Dodgers organization and his family.