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Independence, Missouri

birth_place Independence (Independence, Missouri), Missouri occupation Novelist '''Margaret Edith Weis''' (born March 16, 1948 in Independence (Independence, Missouri), Missouri, United States) is a fantasy novelist who, along with Tracy Hickman, is one of the original creators of the ''Dragonlance'' game world and has written numerous novels and short stories set in fantastic worlds. Early life Margaret Weis was born in 1948 in Independence, Missouri, and later attended the University of Missouri. from the river junction, as its county seat. As the number of farmers increased, the fur traders retreated northward. In 1831, Moses Grinter established a ferry on the Kansas River on the old Indian trail by the Kaw's water. Grinter was one of the earliest permanent white settlers in the Kansas City, Kansas, area. Latter Day Saints Also in 1831, members of the Latter Day Saint (Church of Christ (Latter Day Saints)) religion (commonly called Mormons) coming from Kirtland, Ohio, and New York State (New York) purchased about 2,000 acres (8 km²) of land in the Paseo and Troost Lake areas. Conflict between the Saints and other Missouri residents led to the expulsion of the Mormons from Jackson County in 1833. Later, various groups of Latter-Day Saints returned to Jackson County, the first of whom were members of the diminutive Church of Christ (Temple Lot), quickly followed by adherents to the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Community of Christ) under the leadership of Joseph Smith III and members of other factions (List of sects in the Latter Day Saint movement), several of whom had established their headquarters in nearby Independence, Missouri. Today, there are notable numbers of Latter-Day Saints in the Kansas City area, which was recently designated as the site of a new temple (Temple (LDS Church)) for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah), the largest Mormon faction. thumb px255 right Community of Christ Temple in Independence, Missouri, USA. Dedicated 1994. (Image:IndependenceTemple2.jpg) The '''Daily Prayer for Peace''' is a spiritual discipline unique to the Community of Christ and practiced at the Independence Temple in the church's headquarters campus in Independence, Missouri. It falls within the most common category of Christian prayer known as supplication. Biography Sellars also has strong ties to Missouri. He was born and raised in Independence (Independence, Missouri), and received his bachelor’s degrees from Central Missouri State University in Warrensburg (Warrensburg, Missouri). He continued his education at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, where he received a master's degree in public administration in 1986 and the Ph.D. in 1992. Post-graduate studies include the Institute for Educational Management at Harvard University and the Strategic Planning and Higher Education Marketing program at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. UN Secretary General, Kofi Annan (w:Kofi Annan) delivered his farewell address today at the Truman Presidential Museum & Library, Independence, Missouri (w:Independence, Missouri). He reminded his audience of the far sighted leadership provided by President Harry S Truman (w:Harry S Truman) in championing the United Nations (w:United Nations) in its early years. Annan went on to offer five lessons, every one of which led him to conclude that "such leadership is no less sorely needed now than it was sixty years ago".


Dnipropetrovsk

name "polonialife" In 1981 during the time of martial law in Poland he emigrated to Canada. He lived in Toronto until his death in November 2008. * The Chornohora Songs and Dance Ensemble was founded by Yaroslav Chuperchuk in 1946, and renamed Halychyna in 1956. * The Dnipro Dance Ensemble was founded in Dnipropetrovsk prior to WWII, and flourished under Kim Vasylenko from 1947. Vasylenko has written numerous times on the topic of Ukrainian folk-stage dance, including the classic ''Lexicon of Ukrainian Folk-Stage Dance.'' * The Yatran Dance Ensemble was founded in Kirovohrad in 1949, and gained great renown beginning in 1957 under director Anatoliy Krivokhyzha Pavlo Virsky was born on February 25, 1905 in Odessa, at the time part of the Russian Empire (in present-day Ukraine). After graduating from the Odessa Music and Drama School in 1927, he continued his studies in Moscow, at the Theater Technicum, from 1927-28. Beginning in 1925, state theaters began to be organized throughout the Ukrainian SSR, allowing for gainful employment for artists, and upon his return to Odessa in 1928, Virsky joined the Odessa Opera and Ballet Theatre (Odessa Opera Theater) as a dancer and choreographer. It was at this theater that he collaborated with Mykola Bolotov in their first joint production: Gliere (Reinhold Glière)'s ''The Red Poppy''. Virsky left the Odessa in 1931, and worked as a balletmaster at various theatres, including those in Kharkiv, Dnipropetrovsk, and Kiev, working on productions of ballets such as ''Raymonda'', ''La Esmeralda (La Esmeralda (ballet))'', ''Le Corsaire'', ''Swan Lake'', and ''Don Quixote (Don Quixote (ballet))''. The '''Samara''' ( Commons:Category:Dnipropetrovsk


Ljubljana

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Kosovo

1999-03-22 publisher The New York Times accessdate 2009-02-15 Holbrooke has written numerous articles about his experiences in the Balkans, and in 1998, published the widely acclaimed book, ''To End a War'', a memoir of his time as the chief negotiator of the Dayton Peace Accords, ending the Bosnian civil war. ''The New York Times'' ranked the book as one of the eleven best books of the year in 1998.


Oman

the North (North Pole) and South (South Pole) Poles by surface means and the first to completely cross Antarctica on foot. In May 2009, at the age of 65, he climbed to the summit of Mount Everest. According to the ''Guinness Book of World Records (Guinness World Records)'' he is the world's greatest living explorer. Fiennes has written numerous books about his army service and his expeditions as well as a book defending Robert Falcon Scott from modern revisionists. Becoming


Cyprus

in the Balkans: The Overview; Milosevic to Get One 'Last Chance' to Avoid Bombing last Perlez first Jane date 1999-03-22 publisher The New York Times accessdate 2009-02-15 Holbrooke has written numerous articles about his experiences in the Balkans, and in 1998, published the widely acclaimed book, ''To End a War'', a memoir of his time as the chief negotiator of the Dayton Peace Accords, ending the Bosnian civil war. ''The New York Times'' ranked the book as one


Portland, Oregon

. Besides having written numerous books he was lead singer of the punk band Sado-Nation, in 1978, and the post-punk funk-rock band Obsession, on Celluloid Records, while living in New York City and Paris, France, in the 1980s, and was later in the band the Panther Moderns. He's also written 18 song lyrics recorded by the Blue Öyster Cult. His one nonfiction book is Gurdjieff: An Introduction to His Life and Ideas (Penguin Tarcher). He currently lives in the San Francisco Bay area


Croatia

, with special reference to the Serbs of Croatia and in Hungary (Serbs in Hungary). He has written numerous articles on related subjects. Her other tours abroad were to New Zealand in 1936 and 1958; France in 1947; the Netherlands in 1947 and 1951; Germany in 1947 (where she played for Allied troops; she was the first British artist for more than a decade to give concerts with the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (Berlin Philharmonic)), 1949 and 1958; Italy in 1948; Belgium in 1950 and 1952; South Africa in 1950; Norway in 1950 (she had planned to tour Sweden on this trip, but she fell down a flight of stairs after performing the Grieg concerto in Oslo, and the remainder of her trip was cancelled); she did, however, visit Sweden in 1951 and 1954; Yugoslavia in 1951, visiting Belgrade (now in Serbia), Zagreb (now in Croatia), and Ljubljana (now in Slovenia); Brazil and Argentina in 1952; Finland in 1952; Spain and Portugal in 1954; the Soviet Union in 1956 and 1958; Denmark and other Scandinavian countries in 1958; and India and Hong Kong in 1960. '''Moslavina''' is a microregion in Croatia, administratively divided into the counties of Zagreb (Zagreb County), Sisak-Moslavina (Sisak-Moslavina County) and Bjelovar-Bilogora (Bjelovar-Bilogora County). The main city in the region in terms of traffic, commerce and business is the city of Kutina (central Moslavina), with 24,000 citizens. Other important centres are Ivanić grad (western Moslavina), Čazma, Garešnica and Popovača. Moslavina borders the Zagreb region on the west and the Slavonia region on the east.


Philadelphia

write that his father, Dr. Crane, "was a great, fine, simple mind" who had written numerous tracts on theology. Stallman, p. 6 Although his mother was a popular spokeswoman for the Woman's Christian Temperance Union and a highly religious woman, Crane did not believe that "she was as narrow as most of her friends or family." Beer, p. 49 The young Stephen was raised primarily by his sister Agnes, who was 15 years his senior. Wertheim (1994), p. 1 The family moved to Port Jervis, New York in 1876, where Dr. Crane became the pastor of Drew Methodist Church, a position that he retained until his death. '''Harrisburg''' is the capital (capital (political)) of Pennsylvania. As of the 2010 census (United States Census, 2010), the city had a population of 49,528, making it the ninth largest city in Pennsylvania. Harrrisburg's population ranks ninth in Pennsylavnia after Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Allentown (Allentown, Pennsylvania), Erie (Erie, Pennsylvania), Reading (Reading, Pennsylvania), Scranton (Scranton, Pennsylvania), Bethlehem (Bethlehem, Pennsylvania) and Lancaster (Lancaster, Pennsylvania). Harrisburg is also the county seat of Dauphin County (Dauphin County, Pennsylvania)


Greece

in Torino, Italy. ''The Dark Side of the Sun'' takes place on the Greek (Greece) island of Rhodes. The story combines elements of supernatural Gothic romance (Gothic fiction) with the contemporary conspiracy thriller. There are themes of telepathy and hypnosis, and a secret society, descended from the Knights Templar, holding clandestine meetings on the island. He worked as a political science professor at the William Paterson University of New Jersey, has written

numerous books on the Western geopolitical strategies in the Eastern Mediterranean, particularly the political forces of British (United Kingdom) colonialism, the Greek (Greece) and Cyprus events responsible for the events leading to the de facto partition in 1974 and the Anglo-American (United States) policies outside and inside the United Nations to legitimize the facts on the ground created by the Turkish occupation (Turkish-occuped Cyprus) of northern Cyprus. Lucky Loonie The first Lucky Loonie is released and serves as a gold luck charm for the Canadian Olympic athletes competing at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece. A Sterling Silver numismatic version is issued as well. This coin is released two years after a Loonie was secretly buried at centre ice during the 2002 Winter Olympic games in Salt Lake City, Utah when the Canadian Men’s and Women’s Olympic Hockey (Ice hockey at the Olympic Games) teams skated to gold. Early life Artani was born Annette Denise Stamatelatos in Flushing (Flushing, Queens), New York to Gregory and Julia Stamatelatos. Commons:Category:Greece Wikipedia:Greece Dmoz:Regional Europe Greece


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