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1975 NCAA Division II Basketball Tournament

The 1975 NCAA Division II Basketball Tournament involved 32 schools playing in a single-elimination tournament to determine the national champion of men's NCAA Division II college basketball as a culmination of the 1974–75 NCAA Division II men's basketball season. It was won by Old Dominion University and Old Dominion's Wilson Washington was the Most Outstanding Player. *denotes tie Location: Dana Center Third Place - Hartford 102, Sacred Heart 91 Location: Hammermill Center Third Place - Philadelphia U 80, Hartwick 75 Location: Human Performance Center Third Place - Southern 103, West Georgia 98 Location: Crawford Hall Third Place - UC Davis 84, UC Irvine 70 Location: Hyslop Sports Center Third Place - Augustana 71, Missouri-Rolla 64 Location: Norfolk Scope Third Place - Baltimore 77, Morgan State 76 Location: Maclellan Gymnasium Third Place - Armstrong Atlantic 110, Alabama State 78 Location: Lantz Arena Third Place - Eastern Illinois 86, Youngstown State 80*denotes each overtime played Location: Roberts Municipal Stadium Third Place - Assumption 88, Tennessee State 80*denotes each overtime played Paul Brennan Joey Caruthers John Grochowalski Wilbur Holland Wilson Washington 2010 NCAA Men's Basketball Championship Tournament Records and Statistics: Division II men's basketball Championship 1975 NCAA Division II Men's Basketball Tournament jonfmorse.com

Peter Habeler

Peter Habeler is an Austrian mountaineer. He was born in Austria, he developed an interest in mountain climbing at age six. Among his accomplishments as a mountaineer are his first ascents in the Rocky Mountains, he was the first European to climb on the Big Walls in Yosemite National Park. He began climbing with Reinhold Messner in 1969. Several accomplishments in mountaineering followed; the most notable event was the first ascent without supplemental oxygen of Mount Everest on 8 May 1978 together with Messner, thought to be impossible. A year after his climb on Everest he published Lonely Victory in 1978. Habeler set further records by descending from the summit to the South Col in only one hour and climbing the North Face of the Eiger in ten hours. Other eight-thousanders that Habeler has summited are Cho Oyu, Nanga Parbat and Gasherbrum I, he has climbed Yerupaja Chico in Peru's Cordillera Huayhuash. The ascent of Gasherbrum I was made with Messner in 1975, Alpine-style in three days, is seen by some as ushering in a new era of Alpine-style ascents of eight-thousanders, in contrast to the "siege" tactics which had prevailed to this time.

It was the first time. Habeler failed to do so due to fluid in his lungs. Habeler became a skiing instructor at age twenty one and founded the Peter Habeler Ski and Mountaineering School in his hometown of Mayrhofen, Austria; the school is now run by his son. At age 74, he repeated an ascent on The Eiger's north face with David Lama

Garret Club

Garret Club is a historic woman's clubhouse located at Buffalo in Erie County, New York. It was designed by noted Buffalo architect Edward Brodhead Green and constructed in 1929, it is a two-story, "L"-shaped building constructed of hollow tile with a stucco finish. It is reflective of French vernacular architecture, it was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2007. It is located in the Elmwood Historic District–East; the club was founded in March 1902. Katharine Cornell was an active member, participating in theatrical productions; the Garret Club - Buffalo, NY Garret Club - Buffalo, NY - U. S. National Register of Historic Places on Waymarking.com

Indiana State Fair stage collapse

The Indiana State Fair stage collapse was an incident during an August 13, 2011, outdoor concert by Sugarland at the Indiana State Fair in which a wind gust from an approaching severe thunderstorm hit the stage's temporary roof structure, causing it to collapse. The structure landed among a crowd of spectators, injuring 58 others; the members of Sugarland were in a tour bus preparing to come on stage when the collapse occurred at 8:46 p.m. Opening act Sara Bareilles had completed her performance prior to the incident. Throughout the day and evening of the concert, the National Weather Service issued notices and warnings predicting strong thunderstorms. Messages about the forecasts were relayed to various State Fair personnel via an automated text-messaging system. At 8:00 p.m. Cindy Hoye, Executive Director for the Indiana State Fair Commission, held a meeting to discuss what effect the weather forecast would have on the 8:45 p.m. start time for the Sugarland show. Members of the meeting were told that the storm was forecast to arrive at 9:15 p.m. 30 minutes after the concert was to begin.

Hoye wanted to delay the show. An official took this message to Sugarland's managers, who said they preferred to go on with the show as scheduled and only stop if weather conditions worsened; the managers only knew about the rain, not the lightning and hail that were expected. They decided to start the show just 5 minutes late to allow the band time to warm up; when the band's decision got back to Director Hoye, she accepted, assuming the band had the final say. Since the storm was to arrive at around 9:15 p.m. there would still be time for them to perform some of the show. At around 8:30 p.m. Director Hoye encountered State Police Captain Brad Weaver. Weaver was concerned that the approaching weather would pose a threat to public safety, recommended that Hoye cancel the show, he recommended they put together an evacuation plan for the crowd. Hoye directed her staff to make preparations for an evacuation. At 8:39 p.m. the National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm warning indicating that hail with a diameter of 1 inch and winds over 60 miles per hour were expected.

This warning was not communicated to Executive Director Hoye or Captain Weaver, who were still anticipating the storm arriving at 9:15 p.m. At 8:40 p.m. Director Hoye dictated a message to an announcer; the announcer stated that the show would go on. He gave instructions on how to evacuate to the buildings nearby in case conditions got worse, but there was no directive to proceed with an evacuation. After hearing an announcement that the show was going to continue, Captain Weaver confronted Director Hoye and reiterated that the show should be called off; the two agreed, began walking to the stage to make a second announcement. However, at 8:46 p.m. a wind gust hit the stage structure. Just when it hit, the stage collapsed --. Tammy Vandam, 42. Stagehand Nathan Byrd, age 51; the Indiana State Fair Commission hired the engineering firm Thornton Tomasetti to lead the technical investigation into why the stage collapsed. The same firm investigated the collapse of the World Trade Center on 9/11 and investigated the Interstate 35W bridge collapse in Minneapolis.

In addition, the public safety and crisis management firm Witt Associates was hired to investigate the State Fair's preparedness and response to the incident. James Lee Witt, the company's CEO, was the director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency for the Clinton Administration. According to the final incident report released by Thornton Tomasetti: The failure... was due to the inadequate capacity of the lateral load resisting system, comprised of guy lines connected to concrete "Jersey barrier" ballast. The concrete barriers used. Just before the collapse, wind loading caused several of the barriers to slide or pivot from their original positions, allowing the top of the truss structure to lean toward the crowd; the subsequent bending forces within the support columns were too large, the structure collapsed under its own weight. Measurements indicated. Multiple components within the lateral load resisting system were found to be insufficient: Ballast system: The Jersey barriers, as arranged at the time of collapse, could only resist winds ranging from 25 to 43 miles per hour, depending on wind direction.

The building code required the structure to withstand winds of 68 mph. Guy lines: Even if the ballast had been sufficient, the structure still would have failed, because the synthetic webbing ratchet straps and wire rope used as guy lines would have been loaded beyond their capacity. Structure connections: The fin plate connections attaching the guy lines to the top of the truss structure had insufficient strength and would have failed; the separation and billowing of the roof tarp was found not to be a cause of the collapse, because the collapse sequence had begun before the membrane added additional forces. The report points out a number of procedural factors that either contributed to the structural problems or prevented them from being discovered: The catalog provided by the structure ma

2005 Danish local elections

The Danish local elections of 2005 were held on 15 November 2005. 2522 municipal council members were elected in Denmark's 98 municipalities and 205 regional council members in the five regions. Most of these were newly formed municipalities, namely 66 municipalities, that would only begin working from Monday 1 January 2007, as would the newly formed regions, one municipality, Ærø, part of the reform, allowed by the government to commence work for the first time Sunday 1 January 2006. So the first term of office in this newly created municipality was the whole period of four years from 2006 until 2009; the 238 municipal councils and 13 county councils that were to be abolished 1 January 2007 just continued their work one year more than the term of office they were elected for until 31 December 2006 and ceased to exist. Among the remaining 31 municipalities having their new councils elected was Bornholm Regional Municipality, formed and began its work 1 January 2003; this was only the second time it had a new council elected, the first time being in November 2001, it was the first time its council served the whole term of office.

Bornholm's merger was not a part of the reform, having been decided by the island's voters in May 2001. It was the new center-right government elected at the end of 2001 that drove the reform through parliament; the 30 municipalities that remained were not merged with other municipalities, so their newly elected councils served the whole term of office 1 January 2006 until 31 December 2009. The Ministry of interior informed that voter turnout was 69.4%. The results of the regional elections: The Ministry of interior informed that voter turnout was 69.5%. The Social Democrats received 34,3% of the votes, Liberals 27,5%, Conservative People's Party 10,3%, Socialist People's Party 7,4%, Danish People's Party 5,9%, Social Liberals 5,2%, Red- Green Alliance 2,7%, party lists 6,6%, Schleswig Party 0,1%; the results of the municipal elections