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Whatever It Takes

“You want to play on a real team? A team of real players who need real competition?”

The questions were rapid fire. I tried not to think too hard as I wiped my brow after an indoor game at a place in Palatine, Illinois called Soccer City. 1,620 more words

Player Development

B.C. gas development delayed, still promising, says AltaGas

The current low commodity price environment will delay development of infrastructure to serve B.C. Montney unconventional gas plays but the market remains promising, investors in AltaGas Ltd. 590 more words


Veterans express anger, frustration with VA chief’s special forces claim

By Emily Wax-Thibodeaux
The Washington Post

Veterans took to Facebook to voice their frustration with Robert McDonald, the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, who lied about his military record in a conversation with a homeless veteran that was caught on camera and aired on national television. 1,346 more words

I'm a football fan: I want the best to play

I was at White Hart Lane last night for Tottenham-Fiorentina. I was there for work, and also, more importantly, as a Fiorentina supporter. I was delighted to see Montella play the best starting eleven possible: the Europa League is important and, crucially, the best players were on the pitch, to entertain us fans at the stadium and the many more at home. 215 more words

The Culture Wars of American Soccer

If you’ve played, coached, or watched soccer at any level in the United States and Canada then you’ve seen the worst pregame warm-up activity imaginable — the shooting line. 1,258 more words


ACRL's new Information Literacy framework

2/18/2015 Update: the framework has been approved! View it here.

Recently it was announced that the final draft of the new Information Literacy framework was submitted to the ACRL Board. 182 more words


The Detour Completed - (Warrington's North-east Quarter - part three)

Non-Conformism, Townsend, John Blackburne and Orford Hall

North of Crown Street, larger, squarer shapes, along Winwick Street to Newton Street, suggest eighteenth-century buildings. Newton Street, quite broad and seemingly modern, runs up only a little way, its main purpose at present being to provide access to St Paul’s Infant School and the Education Society’s School opposite, though there is the impression that more development is planned. 886 more words

Historical Geography