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Gerry Ryan in 2010

3:41pm UK, Friday April 30, 2010

One of Ireland’s best known broadcasters Gerry Ryan, who hosted TV and radio shows, has been found dead in his Dublin apartment.

The 53-year-old was a hugely popular and often controversial character, widely credited with inventing talk radio in Ireland.

The father-of-five’s body was found at the property on Leeson Street in central Dublin this morning.

Gardai are investigating, though foul play is not suspected.

Ryan had presented his Gerry Ryan Show on Irish radio for two decades and was one of the most recognisable faces on Irish TV.

He also co-presented the 1994 Eurovision Song Contest and stood in as presenter for one edition of RTE’s Late Late Show in 2008.

from:  http://news.sky.com/skynews/Home/World-News/Gerry-Ryan-Top-RTE-Irish-Television-Host-Found-Dead-At-His-Home-In-Dublin/Article/201004415623205?lpos=World_News_Top_Stories_Header_3&lid=ARTICLE_15623205_Gerry_Ryan%2C_Top_RTE_Irish_Television_Host_Found_Dead_At_His_Home_In_Dublin

Gerry Ryan was born on June 4th, 1956 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gerry_Ryan

June 4th, 1956

6 + 4 +1+9+5+6 = 31 = his life lesson = what he was here to learn = Competition.  Challenges.  Tests.  Contests.  Contestant.  Runner-up.  Competitor.  Contender.  Opponent.  Scrimmage.  Sparring.  Practice.  Training.  Trainer.  Martial arts.  Wrestling.  Grappling.  Drums.  Scramble.  Stir.  Catalyst.  Reaction.  Risk.  Controversy.  Contention.  Provocateur.  Provoke.  Instigate.  Tease.  Taunt.  Ruckus.  Noise.  Dissonance.  Disturbance.  Strife.  Squabbles.  Quarrels.  Feuds.  Antagonism.  Rivalry.  Agitation.  Rowdy.  Wild.  Troublemaker.  Disorderly conduct.  Scandal. 

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 April 29, 2010

Dorothy Provine, the leggy, blond actress perhaps best known for her quirky role in the Stanley Kramer movie “It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World” and as the flouncy nightclub singer on the 1960s television series “The Roaring ’20s,” died on Sunday in Bremerton, Wash. She was 75 and lived on Bainbridge Island, Wash.

The cause was emphysema, her husband, Robert Day, said.

Ms. Provine appeared in more than 40 film and television productions, starting in 1958 in the title role in the movie “The Bonnie Parker Story.” Five years later, Mr. Kramer cast her as Emmeline Marcus Finch, the only character in “Mad, Mad World” not obsessed with finding $350,000 in buried treasure. Among the marquee names with whom she starred were Spencer Tracy, Milton Berle, Ethel Merman, Buddy Hackett and Edie Adams.

In 1960 and ’61, Ms. Provine played Pinky Pinkham, the Charleston-dancing flapper in the ABC-TV series “The Roaring ’20s,” a drama about racketeers and reporters who often ended up at the speakeasy where Pinky performed.

“It is Dorothy’s oooohing and shimmying that have kept the series afloat,” Time magazine said in May 1961. Shimmying came to her early on.

Dorothy Michelle Provine was born on Jan. 20, 1935, in Deadwood, S.D., one of three daughters of Virgil and Kathleen Provine. “As a child she dressed up in pillowcase sheaths with her little sister and learned the Charleston,” Time magazine said.

Besides her husband, Robert, a movie director whom she married in 1968, Ms. Provine is survived by her sisters, Patricia Coldiron and Susan Cameron; and her son, Robert.

While studying acting at the University of Washington in the mid-1950s, Ms. Provine got a job handing out prizes on a local television quiz show. She dropped out of school and moved to Hollywood in 1957 and was soon cast as the notorious female bank robber in the low-budget movie “The Bonnie Parker Story.”

Among her other credits, Ms. Provine acted in “Good Neighbor Sam” (1964), “That Darn Cat!” (1965), “The Great Race” (1965) and “Kiss the Girls and Make Them Die” (1966).

from:  http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/30/arts/30provine.html

Dorothy Michelle Provine

4            7          7

her primary challenge (DP) and her salvation number (MP) BOTH = 47 = The future.  Tomorrow.  Famous.  Name & fame.  Notoriety.  Name recognition.  (Inter)nationally known.  High profile.  VIP.  Well-known.  Household name.  Public life.  Limelight.  Legendary.  Notable.  Noteworthy.  Eminent.  Prominent.  Marquee. 

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Laura Bush's Memoirs Address Fatal Car Crash
Wednesday April 28, 2010 12:00 PM EDT
Laura Bush’s Memoirs Address Fatal Car Crash
Reversing a long-held position about remaining quiet about the fateful incident, Laura Bush is now discussing the November 1963 car crash in Midland, Texas, that killed a high school friend – which she says has haunted her for her entire life, according to the former first lady’s soon-to-be published memoir, Spoken from the Heart.

According to the book, a copy of which has been obtained by The New York Times, 17-year-old Laura Welch (Bush’s maiden name) was driving her father’s Chevrolet Impala with a girlfriend as passenger, rushing to a drive-in movie when she ran a stop sign and hit the car being driven by her school’s star athlete, Mike Douglas.

“In those awful seconds, the car door must have been flung open by the impact and my body rose in the air until gravity took over and I was pulled, hard and fast, back to earth,” she writes, according to The Times. Later, she says, “I was praying that the person in the other car was alive. In my mind, I was calling ‘Please, God. Please, God. Please, God,’ over and over and over again.”

Bush blames the accident on the fact that she and her friend were talking in the car, the road was pitch black, the intersection was dangerous, the stop sign was small and Douglas’s car was unsafe.

She says her guilt was compounded by the fact that she slept through the victim’s funeral – after his parents had said they did not want her to attend it. She is also sorry that she never reached out to the parents afterward, though the sound of Douglas’s mother crying, heard through the thin curtain in the emergency room, has remained with her.

from:  http://www.people.com/people/article/0,,20364778,00.html

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On the night of November 6, 1963, 17-year-old Laura Welch ran a stop sign in the family Chevy at the intersection of State Highway 349 and Farm Road 868 near Midland, Texas. She plowed into a Corvair sedan, killing its driver — classmate (and purported boyfriend) Michael Dutton Douglas.
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Laura Bush was born on November 4th, 1946
November 6th, 1963
November 4th
11 + 4 +1+9+6+3 = 34 = her personal year (from November 4th, 1963 to November 4th, 1964) = Speed.  Quickness.  Rapidity.  Swiftness.  Fastness.  Dexterity.  Agility.  Nimble.  Energy.  Fuel.  Gasoline.  Motor.  Engines.  Vehicle.  Acceleration.  Velocity.  Rate.  Quick.  Quickly.  Speeding up.  Full throttle.  Adrenaline.  Cars.  Driving.  Race track.  Tires.  Wheels.  Races.  Road.  Lane.  Traffic.  Urgent.  Hurry.  Rush.  Busy.  Zip.  Zoom.  Dash.  Dart.  Slowing down.  Brakes. 
34 year + 11 (November) = 45 = her personal month (from November 4th, 1963 to December 4th, 1963) = Apologies.  I’m sorry.  Hurt.  Pain.  Issues.  Problems.  Mistakes.  Blunder.  Gaffe.  Regret.  Permanent.  Scars.  Blood.  Smudge.  Mar.  Stain.  Damage.  Broken.  Disappointment.  Brooding.  Seething.  Resentment.  Blame.  Fault.  Stare.  Omen.  Cringe.  Wince.  Heavy.  Hardened.  Hard knocks.  Self-destructive.  Controlling.  Grudge.  Revenge.  Vendetta.
45 month + 6 (6th of the month on November 6th, 1963) = 51 = her personal day = Mean.  Cruel.  Merciless.  Relentless.  Cold.  Unfeeling.  Unemotional.  Callous.  Dehumanize.  Mechanical.  Robotic.  Automaton. 

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Yang Yun (left) and Dong Fangxiao

Dong Fangxiao (right) was 14-years-old when she won the bronze medal
 
Wednesday, 28 April 2010 16:22 UK

Underage gymnast costs China Sydney Olympics bronze

China have been been stripped of the Olympic bronze medal won by the women’s gymnastic team at the 2000 Games in Sydney for using an underage gymnast.

The International Olympic Committee acted after investigations determined that gymnast Dong Fangxiao was only 14 years old at the 2000 Games.

Gymnasts must turn 16 during the Olympic year to be eligible.

The United States women’s team, who finished in fourth place in Sydney, will now take bronze medal

The International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) carried out the investigation and subsequently recommended the IOC take the medal back.

The IOC executive board upheld the request and formally stripped the medal on the first day of a two-day meeting in Dubai.

Dong was also stripped of her sixth-place result in the individual floor exercises and seventh place in the vault.

The FIG had previously cleared five Chinese gymnasts suspected of being underage at the Beijing Olympics in 2008, after Chinese officials provided original passports, ID cards and family registers showing all of the gymnasts were old enough to compete.

But the FIG had said following that investigation it was not satisfied with “the explanations and evidence provided to date” for Dong and a second gymnast, Yang Yun from the 2000 Olympic team.

However, FIG investigators did not find sufficient evidence to prove Yang, who also won a bronze medal on uneven bars in 2000, was underage so she received only a warning.

from:  http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport2/hi/other_sports/gymnastics/8649850.stm

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using the number/letter grid:

1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R 
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z
 

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

Dong Fangxaio

4       6          6

both her primary challenge = DF = 46

and how she obtains/loses her heart’s desire = DO = 46 = Underage.

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Kristen Maloney

12:57 p.m. EDT, April 28, 2010

Pen Argyl gymnast wins Olympic medal — 10 years later

China today was stripped of a team bronze medal in women’s gymnastics from the 2000 Sydney Summer Olympics, elevating the United States — and Pen Argyl’s Kristen Maloney — to third place and the bronze.

In a ruling made in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, the International Olympic Committee ruled that China used an underage gymnast in the Sydney Games. An investigation determined that a Chinese gymnast was 14, and gymnasts must be 16 or older — or turn 16 during the Olympic year — to be eligible.

Maloney, who trained with the Parkettes and later became an NCAA champion at UCLA, said in a 2008 interview with The Morning Call that the U.S. did “great” in the team competition in 2000.

“We had a really good team final even though we came in fourth,” she said. “Sometimes the other teams are just better, as long as you’re satisfied with your effort.”

Romania and Russia won the gold and silver, respectively, in Sydney.

Maloney was one of three U.S. women to vie for the all-around title in Sydney, but finished 20th after she landed short on her dismount from the balance beam, which knocked her out of the top 10.

from:  http://www.mcall.com/news/local/all-maloney-olympic-medal-042810-cn,0,3313737.story

Kristen Maloney was born on March 10th, 1981 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kristen_Maloney

March 10th, 1981

3 + 10 +1+9+8+1 = 32 = her life lesson = what she is here to learn = Winning.  Victory.  Triumph.  Champion.  Mighty.  Glory.  Pride.  Great.  Top 10.  First place.  Number 1.  Olympics.  Medal. 

March 10th

3 + 10 +2+0+1+0 = 16 = her personal year (from March 10th, 2010 to March 9th, 2011) = Surprises.  Shocks.  Instantaneous.  Sudden.  Astonishment.  Astounding.  Spectacular.  Amazing.  Amazement.  Speechless.  Unprecedented. 

16 year + 4 (April) = 20 = her personal month (from April 10th, 2010 to May 9th, 2010) = Turning point.  Judgement.  Resolution.  Final decision.  Final answer.  Deliberations.  Verdict.  Judges.

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Ambrose R. Olsen died unexpectedly on April 22, 2010, in New York City.

Friends may call upon the family at the Durkeetown Baptist Church, 2 Durkeetown Road, Fort Edward, N.Y., on Thursday, April 29, 2010, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. A funeral service will be conducted at the Durkeetown Baptist Church at 11 a.m. on Friday, April 30, 2010.

A full obituary will be published in Wednesday’s edition of The Post-Star.

from:  http://www.poststar.com/lifestyles/announcements/obituaries/article_24677f84-50e4-11df-b317-001cc4c03286.html

Ambrose R. Olsen

1             9  6

Both his primary challenge and the most important thing he could do = AO = 16

His primary need = A+R+O = 1+9+6 = 16

And his ages 0 to 27 was ruled by the sum of the first three letters of his first name: 1 (A (1st letter of the alphabet)) + 13 (M (13th letter of the alphabet)) + 2 (B (2nd letter of the alphabet)) = 16 = Surprises.  Shocks.  Instantaneous.  Sudden.  Astonishment.  Astounding.  Spectacular.  Amazing. 

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1:00PM BST 27 Apr 2010

Manuel Noriega, Panama’s former dictator, is expected to claim diplomatic immunity when he appears in a French court on money laundering charges after being extradited from the US.

Noriega, who was released after 20 years in jail in the US on drugs charges, appeared before prosecutors at Paris’ main courthouse on Tuesday morning. He arrived from Miami early Tuesday after losing a three-year battle in US courts against being sent to France.

He will later return to hear whether he will be jailed or freed under supervision pending future hearings. Noriega’s lawyers were expected to argue that as a former national president and a prisoner of war, France’s legal system has no jurisdiction to try him.

If the rule of law is applied there should not be a trial in France because of the judicial immunity of a former head of state,” said Yves Leberquier, Noriega’s French lawyer.

Instead, he wants to return to Panama, to appeal another in absentia conviction there for murder, embezzlement and corruption, for which he was sentenced to 60 years behind bars.

Panama’s foreign minister, Juan Carlos Varela, said that the United States, “made the sovereign decision to send him to France and we respect that decision”.

“That does not mean that Panama is not going to insist by legal and diplomatic means on having Noriega return to this country to serve the sentences handed down by Panamanian courts,” Mr Varela added.

Noriega had wanted to return directly to Panama after serving 17 years in jail in the US in 2007. Since then, he has been fighting in US courts for the extradition to France to be annulled. As an elderly prisoner in Panama, he would likely be allowed to serve his term at home.

A French judge sentenced the 72-year-old to 10 years in prison in 1999, after convicting him in absentia of spending £2 million of drug money to buy luxury apartments in Paris.

French authorities promised a retrial if Noriega was extradited.

However, Hillary Clinton, the US secretary of state, signed a ‘surrender order’ on Monday, and Noriega was immediately put on an Air France from Miami to Paris.

The CIA recruited Noriega as a spy during the 1960s and he rose to become Panama’s intelligence chief and then head of its military, and thus the country’s de facto leader – by 1983.

While still on the CIA payroll, he fixed elections in 1984 and again in 1989, and was accused of violent suppression of opponents, including ordering the murder and decapitation of Hugo Spadafora, a vocal critic.

American forces invaded Panama in 1989 to overthrow him and bring him to trial after he was accused of allowing Colombian drug cartels to use his country as a trans-shipment point for cocaine heading to the US.

Noriega took refuge in the Vatican Embassy in Panama City, but US military â psy-ops’ troops blasted him for days with deafening heavy metal and pop music.

He surrendered early in 1990 and was taken into custody to be tried in Miami.

Federal judges there handed him a 40-year sentence for drug trafficking, racketeering and money laundering, but the term later cut to 30 years and then reduced to 17 years for good behaviour.

from:  http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/centralamericaandthecaribbean/panama/7638731/Panamas-ex-dictator-Manuel-Noriega-to-claim-diplomatic-immunity.html

Manuel Noriega was born on February 11th, 1935

source:  http://www.astro.com/astro-databank/Noriega%2C_Manuel

February 11th

2 + 11 +2+0+1+0 = 16 = his personal year (from February 11th, 2010 to February 10th, 2011) = Expect the unexpected.  Anything can happen.  Predictably unpredictable.  Never shout never.  All of a sudden.  In a flash.  In an instant.  From out of nowhere.  Bolt out of the blue.  Shock to the system.  A real eye opener.  Rise so high, so far to fall.  How the mighty have fallen. 

16 year + 4 (April) = 20 = his personal month (from April 11th, 2010 to May 10th, 2010) = Conscience.  Resolutions.  Turning point.  Judgement.  Forgiveness.  Atonement.  Repentance.  Penance.  Contrition.  Reparations.  Making amends.  Restitution.  Pardon.  Clemency.  Reprieve.  Appeals.  Resolutions.  Final decision.  Final answer.  Court.  Plea.  Bail.  Trial.  Deliberations.  Verdict.  Sentencing.  Judges.  Adjudicate.  Preside.  Referee.  Pound.  Gavel.  Confession.  Admission. 

20 month + 27 (27th of the month on Tuesday April 27th, 2010) = 47 = his personal day = The future.  Tomorrow.  Famous.  Name & fame.  Notoriety.  Name recognition.  (Inter)nationally known.  High profile.  VIP.  Well-known.  Household name. 

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Randy Quaid and Wife Sent to Jail | Randy Quaid
Monday April 26, 2010 04:25 PM EDT
Randy and Evi Quaid pressed their luck with a Santa Barbara, Calif., court – and lost.

The eccentric couple were sent to jail Monday by Superior Court Judge Frank Ochoa for missing multiple hearings in their felony case. They had been wanted as fugitives.

“They came to court this morning hoping that Judge Ochoa would forgive them for not showing up a couple weeks ago, but the judge said they showed disrespect by prior failures to appear and by flashing Randy’s Golden Globe award in court the last time around,” Santa Barbara District Attorney Arnie Tolks said, referring to the couple bringing to a hearing Randy’s best-actor trophy for the 1988 miniseries LBJ: The Early Years. “They both apologized to the court, but the judge obviously didn’t take it lightly.”

The Quaids posted bail of $100,000 each and left the jail facility in the afternoon after three hours in custody.

The pair originally were arrested in Marfa, Texas, in September 2009 after allegedly skipping out on a more than $10,000 bill at the exclusive San Ysidro Ranch in Santa Barbara.

Although they have since paid their outstanding bill, prosecutors say a crime was still committed.

Their lawyer, Robert Sanger, had no comment.

Randy Quaid was born on October 1st, 1950 according to:  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Randy_Quaid
October 1st, 1950
10 + 1 +1+9+5+0 = 26 = his life lesson = what he is here to learn = Communication.  Enthusiasm.  Charisma.  Personality.  Popularity.  Celebrity. 
October 1st
10 + 1 +2+0+0+9 = 22 = his personal year (from October 1st, 2009 to September 30th, 2010)
22 year + 4 (April) = 26 = his personal month for April
When his number (26 (10 + 1 +1+9+5+0 = 26)) comes up, that’s when he gets to live/experience what he is here to live/experience.  So this is HIS month!!!
26 month + 25 (25th of the month on Sunday April 25th, 2010) = 51 = his personal day (from his time of birth on Sunday April 25th, 2010 to his time of birth on Monday April 26th, 2010) = Laws.  Rules.  Regulations.  Ordinance.  Police.  Law enforcement.  Officer.  Lawyers.  Attorneys.  Legal advice.  Counsel. 

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April 27, 2010

Tyra Sanchez has claimed victory in the second season of RuPaul’s Drag Race . Many people have been extremely angry on Twitter in relation to the win.    JujuBee was the favourate to win, and many think Raven deserved it, not being able to understand how Tyra Sancez managed to seal the win. 

For now Tyra Sanchez is the queen for now until the next season and whil everybody can be certain that Jujubee will get the “Miss Congeniality” award. With such a critical responce to Sacnhez’s singing voice, people are hoping that the confidence and fame associated with the win will lead to her releasing a single.

from:  http://sportoli.com/01197/tyra-sanchez-wins-drag-race/

Tyra Sanchez was born on April 22nd according to http://www.facebook.com/tyrasanchez#!/tyrasanchez

April 22nd

4 + 22 +2+0+1+0 = 29 = Tyra’s personal year (from April 22nd, 2010 to April 21st, 2011) = Self-confidence.  Self-assurance.  Skills.  Talents.  Competence.  Expertise.  Specialty.  Combine.  Teamwork.  Cooperation.  Duo.  Duet.  Collaborate.  Collaboration.  Consult.  Consultant.  Participation.  Participant. 

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Apr 26th 2010 11:38 AM PDT

TMZ has learned Tito Ortiz was just arrested for felony domestic violence at the home he shares with Jenna Jameson.

We’re told when cops arrived at the couple’s home in Huntington Beach, CA — Jenna Jameson had “visible injuries.”

We’re told someone called 911 today at 9:53 AM and reported a “disturbance.”

Tito is currently in custody and on his way to a Huntington Beach jail in Orange County, CA.

Tito and Jenna are not married — but they have twin boys together.

from:  http://www.tmz.com/2010/04/26/tito-ortiz-arrested-for-domestic-violence-jeanna-jameson/

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Jenna Jameson just emerged from a CVS drugstore in Huntington Beach with a medical brace on her right arm.


Earlier today, Tito Ortiz was arrested for domestic violence.

Jenna told our photog that she will be pressing charges.

from:  http://www.tmz.com/2010/04/26/jenna-jameson-bandage-photo-tito-ortiz-domestic-violence-arrest/

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Tito Ortiz was born on January 23rd, 1975 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tito_Ortiz

January 23rd, 1975

1 + 23 +1+9+7+5 = 46 = his life lesson = what he is here to learn

January 23rd

1 + 23 +2+0+1+0 = 27 = his personal year (from January 23rd, 2010 to January 22nd, 2011)

27 year + 4 (April) = 31 = his personal month (from April 23rd, 2010 to May 22nd, 2010) = Controversy.  Contention.  Provocateur.  Provoke.  Instigate.  Tease.  Taunt.  Ruckus.  Noise.  Disturbance.  Strife.  Squabbles.  Quarrels.  Feuds.  Antagonism.  Rivalry.  Agitation.  Rowdy.  Wild.  Troublemaker.  Disorderly conduct.  Scandal. 

31 month + 26 (26th of the month on Monday April 26th, 2010) = 57 = his personal day = Consoling.  Solace.  Tender hearted.  Heartthrob.  Heartbeat.  Condolences.  Heartbreaker.  Heartache.  Tearjerker.  Tears.  Tear drops.  Crying.  Weeping.  Loneliness.  Sadness.  Broken hearted.  Separations. 

 

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Jenna Jameson was born on April 9th, 1974 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jenna_jameson

April 9th

4 + 9 +2+0+1+0 = 16 = her personal year (from April 9th, 2010 to April 8th, 2011) = Life-altering experiences.  Surprises.  Shocks.  Instantaneous.  Sudden.  Astonishment.  Astounding.  Spectacular.  Amazing.  Amazement.  Speechless.  Unprecedented.  Surpass.  Exceed.  Transcend.  Powerful speaker.  Powerful voice.  Awakening.  Revelation.  Epiphany.  Liberation.  Awe.  Reverence.  Divine correction.  Stun.  Startle.  Caution.  Jolt.  Abruptly.  Erratic.  Spastic.  Unpredictable.  Unstable.  Crash.  Embarrassment.  Harm. 

16 year + 4 (April) = 20 = her personal month (from April 9th, 2010 to May 8th, 2010) = Conscience.  Resolutions.  Turning point.  Judgement.  Forgiveness.  Atonement.  Repentance.  Penance.  Contrition.  Reparations.  Making amends.  Restitution.  Pardon.  Clemency.  Reprieve.  Appeals.  Resolutions.  Final decision.  Final answer.  Court.  Plea.  Bail.  Trial.  Deliberations.  Verdict.  Sentencing.  Judges.  Adjudicate.  Preside.  Referee.  Pound.  Gavel.  Confession.  Admission. 

20 month + 26 (26th of the month on Monday April 26th, 2010) = 46 = her personal day

A person’s life lesson number stands for themself.  Tito’s life lesson is 46 (January 23rd, 1975 (1 + 23 +1+9+7+5 = 46 = his life lesson)).  So that today was Jenna’s 46 day indicates that Tito was a part of her day today.

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Lalit Modi attends an IPL awards ceremony in Mumbai, 23 April

Sunday, 25 April 2010 22:35 UK

India’s cricket board has suspended IPL chief Lalit Modi over corruption allegations in the worst scandal to hit the Indian game this century.

The head of the Indian Premier League faces the sack when the board (the BBCI) begins a series of meetings on his fate on Monday.

Mr Modi, who is being investigated by tax officials, denies all allegations of wrongdoing made against him.

Some of the world’s top cricketers play for the lucrative IPL.

BCCI president Shashank Manohar waited until the end of the IPL final on Sunday to announce Mr Modi’s suspension.

“The alleged acts of individual misdemeanours of Mr Lalit K Modi… have brought a bad name to the administration of cricket and the game itself,” he said in a statement.

Mr Modi was suspended from “participating in the affairs of the Board, the IPL, the Working Committee and any other Committee of the Board of Control for Cricket in India”.

He was given 15 days to demonstrate why disciplinary action should not be taken against him.

The BBC’s Soutik Biswas in Delhi has described it as the worst crisis in Indian cricket since a match-fixing scandal involving senior national players in 2000.

Modi defiant

In Sunday’s final in Mumbai, Chennai Super Kings beat the Mumbai Indians by 22 runs but correspondents say events on the field in Mumbai were overshadowed by the continuing allegations of corruption and money-laundering.

Mr Modi’s suspension means he cannot attend Monday’s BCCI meeting and he reacted to the news defiantly.

“Good for them,” he told Indian TV channel NDTV. “Are they so scared of me attending? Are they so scared of the truth?”

Earlier, in an address to the crowd after the IPL final, he insisted the league was “clean and transparent”.

“There have been some off-field unpleasant dramas based on the unknown, half-truths and motivated leaks from all sorts of sources,” he said.

“I reassure you that if there have been any flouting of the rules and regulations or if there have been any irregularities, I shall take full responsibility,” he added.

The crisis erupted after Mr Modi revealed on his Twitter account that the girlfriend of Shashi Tharoor, a junior government minister, had invested in a consortium awarded a new IPL franchise in Kochi.

That revelation caused a storm which sparked Mr Tharoor’s resignation and also led to government investigations into the teams, sponsors, broadcasters and event managers associated with the IPL.

The IPL has become a multi-billion dollar industry, which attracts some of India’s wealthiest businessmen and women.

from:  http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/8643302.stm

Lalit Modi was born on November 29th, 1963 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lalit_Modi

November 29th

11 + 29 +2+0+0+9 = 51 = his personal year (from November 29th, 2009 to November 28th, 2010) = Integrity.  Character.  Reputation.  Credentials.  Veracity.  Virtue.  Ethics.  Morals.  Honor.  Dignity.  Decency.  Legislation.  Laws.  Rules.  Regulations.  Ordinance.  Policy.  Standards.  Important.  Official.  Proper.  Politics.  Lawyers.  Attorneys.  Legal advice.  Counsel.  Litigation.  Lawsuit. 

51 year + 3 (March) = 54 = his personal month (from March 29th, 2010 to April 28th, 2010) = Allegations.

54 month + 25 (25th of the month on Sunday April 25th, 2010) = 79 = his personal day = Outrage.   Anger.  Irate.  Furious.  Incensed.

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04/24/10 7:38 PM ET
Pittsburgh starting pitcher Chris Jakubauskas was hit in the head by a line drive off the bat of the Astros’ Lance Berkman in the first inning of Saturday’s game at Minute Maid Park.Jakubauskas fell instantly to the ground and immediately began kicking his feet. Just as quickly, Pirates medical staff was on the mound. Berkman, the third batter Jakubauskas faced, rushed over for support.

After several minutes, Jakubauskas sat up, and, for several more minutes, Pirates trainers attended to the right-hander, who was just recalled on Friday from Triple-A Indianapolis.

A few minutes later, Jakubauskas was helped to his feet and taken off the field by a cart.

Jakubauskas was examined by Astros team physician Dr. David Lintner and sent to Methodist Hostptal in Houston for further examination.

from:  http://mlb.mlb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20100424&content_id=9547718&vkey=news_mlb&fext=.jsp&c_id=mlb

Chris Jakubauskas was born on December 22nd, 1978 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chris_Jakubauskas

December 22nd

12 + 22 +2+0+0+9 = 45 = his personal year (from December 22nd, 2009 to December 21st, 2010) = Suffering in silence.  Feel sorry for.  Ouch.  That’s gotta hurt. 

45 year + 4 (April) = 49 = his personal month (from April 22nd, 2010 to May 21st, 2010)

49 year + 24 (24th of the month on Saturday April 24th, 2010) = 73 = his personal day = Injury.

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April 24, 2010 8:23 AM

According to RadarOnline.com, Bret Michaels‘ father spoke out for the first time since his son was rushed to the hospital with a brain hemorrhage.

Sychak revealed he spoke to his son by phone on Friday and said Bret is doing well, but is still in intensive care.

“I talked to him this morning,” Sychak told RadarOnline.com. “He sounded upbeat and positive but they had him sedated. But he’s doing good. He sounded like my son.”

Sychak told RadarOnline.com that Bret‘s two daughters, ex-girlfriend Kristi Lynn Gibson and his tour manager are currently at the hospital with him.

While doctors have not determined what caused Bret‘s brain to begin bleeding, they all seem to agree that it — along with his recent appendectomy — are complications relating to his type 1 diabetes, Sychak told RadarOnline.com.

from:  http://www.roadrunnerrecords.com/blabbermouth.net/news.aspx?mode=Article&newsitemID=139077

Bret Michaels was born on March 15th, 1963 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bret_Michaels#Personal_life

March 15th

3 + 15 +2+0+1+0 = 21 = his personal year (from March 15th, 2010 to March 14th, 2011) = Seeing your place in the world.  Seeing where things stand in the fullness of time.  Body-mind-spirit.  As above, so below.  Life is for the living.  The human condition.  Human nature.  Timeless classic.  Universally appreciated.  To err is human.  Only human.  

21 year + 4 (April) = 25 = his personal month (from April 15th, 2010 to May 14th, 2010)

25 month + 24 (24th of the month on Saturday April 24th, 2010) = 49 = his personal day = Diabetes.

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Prince William and Kate Middleton Are Practically Family | Kate Middleton, Prince William

Thursday April 22, 2010 08:30 AM EDT

They may not be engaged yet – but Prince William and longtime girlfriend Kate Middleton already are practically family.And while nobody knows for sure whether a proposal will happen in June, as some online reports have suggested, someone close to William says the engagement is “a given. It’s just a question of when.”

During a recent lunch at a ski resort in the French Alps, an observer witnessed William and Middleton sharing a very chummy lunch with her parents. Says the onlooker: “William was clearly very close to Kate’s father, and every time he spoke to him, William replied, ‘Yes, Dad.’ ”

So, when will an engagement happen?

Oddsmakers are wagering 1 to 2 that Prince William will pop the question soon. “We’ve seen quite a bit of money, suggesting an engagement is imminent,” says Nick Weinberg, a spokesman for the betting house Ladbrokes.

For more on Prince William and Kate Middleton’s marriage plans, including when he’ll pop the question and how she won his heart, pick up the newest issue of PEOPLE, on newsstands Friday

from:  http://www.people.com/people/article/0,,20362964,00.html

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Prince William was born on June 21st, 1982

source:  http://www.astro.com/astro-databank/William%2C_Prince_%281982%29

June 21st

6 + 21 + 2+0+0+9 = 38 = his personal year (from June 21st, 2009 to June 21st, 2010)

38 year + 4 (April) = 42 = his personal month (from April 21st, 2010 to May 21st, 2010) = Relationships.  Love.  Deep sharing.  Beautiful.  Loving relationships.  True love.  Lovers.  Couples.  Consorts.  Significant other.  Bride & groom.  Wedding.  Marriage.  Amorous.  Kissing.  Making love.  Having sex.  Mating.  Procreating.  Copulation.  Conjugal.  Reproduction.  Matching.  Compatibility.  Mutuality.  Reciprocal.  Consensual.  Permission.  Likewise.  Allies.  Allegiance.  Companion.  Companionship.  Together.  Twosome. 

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Kate Middleton was born on January 9th, 1982 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kate_Middleton

January 9th

1 + 9 +2+0+1+0 = 13 = her personal year (from January 9th, 2010 to January 8th, 2011)

13 year + 4 (April) = 17 = her personal month (from April 9th, 2010 to May 8th, 2010)

17 month + 22 (22nd of the month on Thursday April 22nd, 2010) = 39 = her personal day = Charm.  Idealism.  Ideals.  Romantic.  Dating.  Dreamy.  Poetic.  Poetry.  Compliments.  Invitations.  Offers.  Proposals.  Engagement.  Fiancé.  Fiancée.  Dreamer.  Utopia.  Paradise.  Idyllic.  Perfect.  Nice.  Commitments.  Promises.  Sincerity.  Genuine.  Authentic.  Chivalry.  Suitor.  Woo.  Courtship. 

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Heather Locklear Arrested for Hit-and-Run | Heather Locklear

Wednesday April 21, 2010 02:00 PM EDT

It looks like Heather Locklear is in trouble again.

The actress was arrested for allegedly hitting a no-parking sign on a public street early Saturday morning near her gated-community home in Ventura County, Calif., and left without notifying anyone, police say.

The actress, who was driving a black 2005 BMW, was cited for misdemeanor hit-and-run after Ventura County Sheriffs examined debris left at the scene and traced it back to her car, sheriff’s spokesman Ross Bonfiglio tells PEOPLE.

“While Locklear was technically arrested, she was not handcuffed or taken to a station because it was just a misdemeanor charge,” Bonfiglio says. “She was cooperative, but I can’t give any information about any statements she made. She was cited and released. She signed a document stating she would make a court appearance.”

Her attorney, Blair Berk, says Locklear may not have been at the wheel at the time.

“Ms. Locklear was cited with a misdemeanor traffic ticket as she is the registered owner of the vehicle. She was never taken into custody,” Berk says. “The matter is still being looked into as it is not yet clear who was driving the vehicle.”

Police were alerted by a neighbor who heard a crash around 4 a.m., but didn’t call police until later that evening.

“It appears she drove up on a curb and hit the sign,” says Bonfiglio. “We don’t have any hard evidence that alcohol was involved. We don’t know if anyone was in the car with her at the time.”

Her court date is set for May 17.

Locklear is currently serving a three-year probation term after she pleaded no contest to reckless driving following her DUI arrest in September 2008. The DUI charge was ultimately dropped in that case.

“If she’s found guilty of this alleged crime, it would most likely be a violation of her probation, in which case she could be facing up to 90 days in jail,” says Santa Barbara County Senior Deputy District Attorney Lee Carter. “But we’ll probably wait to see what the outcome of this latest case is.”

Locklear’s rep had no comment.

from:  http://www.people.com/people/article/0,,20362774,00.html

Heather Locklear was born on September 25th, 1961

source:  http://www.astro.com/astro-databank/Locklear%2C_Heather

September 25th

9 + 25 +2+0+0+9 = 45 = her personal year (from September 25th, 2009 to September 25th, 2010) = Apologies.  I’m sorry.  Hurt.  Pain.  Issues.  Problems.  Mistakes.  Regret.  Permanent.  Damage.  Broken.  Disappointment.  Brooding.  Seething.  Resentment.  Blame.  Fault.  Cringe.  Wince.  Heavy.  Hardened.  Hard knocks.  Addiction.  Habitual.  Repeat.  Chronic.  Relapse.  Self-destructive. 

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 April 21, 2010, 10:36 AM ET

Juan Antonio Samaranch’s final moments of consciousness were spent watching tennis, a fitting end for a person who was once among the most powerful in sports.

The former president of the International Olympic Committee, who died Wednesday from cardiac arrest after being admitted to a hospital three days earlier, had been watching Rafael Nadal win the Monte Carlo Masters on television Sunday when his steady decline took hold.

“He was feeling fine. There was nothing out of the ordinary,” Juan Antonio Samaranch Jr. said of his father, who was 89. “He watched Nadal’s match — he loved tennis — and after the game he wasn’t feeling great so we decided to come (to the hospital) around 6 or 7 at night.

“Then he collapsed. They stabilized him but he never came out. And that was the last time he was conscious.”

Samaranch was having trouble breathing, so his daughter, Maria Teresa, took him to Quiron Hospital, where he lost consciousness only 20 minutes after arrival.

“He was in good health right up until then. I remember he was happy, having just watched the tennis,” Quiron chief of internal medicine Rafael Esteban told The Associated Press. “But things quickly deteriorated from there.”

Samaranch was sedated and put on a respirator, but his organs quickly shut down.

“Once that starts, it’s hard for anyone to recover,” Esteban said.

Although doctors gave him a chance of recovery after he survived for 48 hours, Samaranch’s condition worsened through Tuesday night. By Wednesday morning, a turnaround would be a miracle.

“Once you go into irreversible shock, there’s no alternate interpretation or way of reading those words — they are just those,” Esteban said. “At that point, any recovery would have left him in a coma. He would not have come out.”

Samaranch, who headed the IOC from 1980-2001, had been bothered by health problems in recent years. But even those previous hospital visits didn’t make it any easier for Juan Antonio Jr.

“It’s the first time I go through this, losing a father, and it’s not easy,” he said. “If there is a good way to die, I guess it was this way. He had a full life and career.”

Spain quickly began mourning Samaranch, who was described as a great innovator and a landmark figure in the world of international sports.

“I sincerely believe we have lost a reference point for world sport,” Spanish sports secretary Jaime Lissavetzky said.

Spanish Olympic Committee president Alejandro Blanco called it “a day of sorrow and mourning for Spain.”

IOC president Jacques Rogge, Samaranch’s successor, is one of the many dignitaries expected to attend Thursday’s funeral in Barcelona.

“I cannot find the words to express the distress of the Olympic family,” Rogge said. “I am personally deeply saddened by the death of the man who built up the Olympic Games of the modern era, a man who inspired me, and whose knowledge of sport was truly exceptional.”

Condolences also poured in from Spanish culture minister Angeles Gonzalez-Sinde, and from soccer clubs like Barcelona and Real Madrid. Samaranch was a member of Madrid since 1940.

Juan Antonio Jr., speaking less than an hour after his father’s death, said he left an important mark in the world of sports.

from:  http://sports.espn.go.com/espn/wire?section=oly&id=5121594

Juan Antonio Samaranch was born on July 17th, 1920 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Juan_Antonio_Samaranch

July 17th, 1920

7 + 17 +1+9+2+0 = 36 = his life lesson = what he was here to learn = Managing.  Delegating.  Pressing onward. 

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July 17th, 1920

17 + 1+9+2+0 = 29 = his “secret” number = Self-confidence.  Self-assurance.  Skills.  Talents.  Competence.  Expertise.  Specialty.  Combine.  Teamwork.  Cooperation. 

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April 21, 2010 9:45 AM ET

Sheryl Wolfe, a teenage beauty queen from Hawaii, died Tuesday a week after undergoing a massive stroke.

Wolfe, 18, collapsed at school on April 13 after having a brain hemorrhage and shortly after that suffered a stroke. She was the reigning Miss Hawaii Teen United States and was scheduled to compete in the Miss Hawaii Teen World pageant in May. She had also worked as a model, as seen in the video above, and appeared in several TV commercials. “My daughter, she’d light everybody,” her father, Allen Wolfe, tells Honolulu’s KHON-TV. “People [who] were down — she’d have the right thing to say to them as far as knowing how to bring their spirits up.”

from:  http://blog.zap2it.com/thedishrag/2010/04/sheryl-wolfe-miss-hawaii-teen-dies-after-suffering-a-stroke.html

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using the number/letter grid:

1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R 
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z
 

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

    5 7     6  5     23

Sheryl Wolfe                58

18 9 3 5 36       35

her path of destiny / how she learned what she was here to learn = 58 = Recover.  Restore.  Recuperate.  Nap.  Therapy.  Therapist.  Physical therapy.  Rehabilitation.  Herbs.  Treatment.  Remedy.  Safe place.  Sanctuary.  Refuge.  Retreat.  Overworked.  Overtime.  Patient.  Medical.  Physician.  Doctor.  Medic.  Medicine.  Medication.  Prescription.  Pharmacy.  Dosage.  Anesthesia.  Sedation.  Hospitals.  Ambulances.  Stretcher.  Bed rest.  Infirmary.  Convalescence.  Ailment. 

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Kumar Star Robbed at Gunpoint in D.C.
Tuesday April 20, 2010 02:35 PM EDT
Harold and Kumar star Kal Penn, who under his real name Kalpen Modi works as an associate director in the White House’s Office of Public Engagement, was reportedly robbed at gunpoint in Washington, D.C., at 1:30 a.m. Tuesday, according to the The Washington Post‘s Reliable Source column.
A D.C. police official, speaking on the condition of anonymity, described the incident as “a basic street robbery,” says the newspaper, noting that the department typically does not name or discuss victims. Penn’s wallet and other possessions were taken, the official said. The robbery was first reported by TMZ.com.

from:  http://www.people.com/people/article/0,,20362430,00.html

Kal Penn was born on April 23rd, 1977 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kal_Penn

April 23rd

4 + 23 +2+0+0+9 = 38 = his personal year (from April 23rd, 2009 to April 22nd, 2010)

38 year + 3 (March) = 41 = his personal month (from March 23rd, 2010 to April 22nd, 2010)

41 month + 20 (20th of the month on Tuesday April 20th, 2010) = 61 = his personal day = Strategy.  Planning.  Contingency plans.  Back up plans.  Plan B.  Change of plans.  Stealth.  Exit.  Running away.  Escape.  Flee.  Evade.  Getting away.  Elusive.  Pursue.  Chase.  Hunt.  Hunter.  Prey.  Pounce.  Dodge.  Skip.  Missing.  Disappear.  Invisible.  Invisibility.  Hide.  Hidden.  Hill.  Trick.  Trickster.  Slippery.  Sneaky.  Shady.  Scheme.  Theft.  Stolen.  Robbery.

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04/20/10 8:28 PM ET

Tuesday’s 50-game suspension of Reds pitcher Edinson Volquez for a violation of Major League Baseball’s performance-enhancing drug policy disqualifies him for games in which he was unlikely to pitch anyway.

Volquez is currently on the 60-day disabled list rehabilitating from Tommy John surgery and won’t be ready to pitch until at least late-July. Since his suspension begins Wednesday, he won’t miss any games on the field. The final Reds game of Volquez’s 50-game penalty comes on June 13.

“That’s a good thing,” Reds general manager Walt Jocketty said. “He can serve his suspension while on the disabled list and when he’s ready to pitch, he should be able to pitch.”

Perhaps that’s as it should be — the Reds’ organization, after all, didn’t do anything wrong.

This isn’t a situation in which Volquez and the Reds are somehow circumventing the normal rules of punishment. Once a player tests positive for the use of a performance-enhancing drug, he is permitted to file an appeal, but Volquez chose not to appeal and admitted to taking prescribed medication “to treat a common medical issue and start a family.”

Upon a finding supporting the original test, the player must begin the 50-game suspension the next day whether he is active or not, MLB spokesman Pat Courtney said.

The Reds have been without Volquez’s services for nearly a year, since his last appearance on June 1. He underwent Tommy John surgery on his right elbow on Aug. 3.

Volquez, 26, is in Goodyear, Ariz., doing his rehabilitation at the Reds’ Spring Training complex. Under the rules, he is still able to work out at the facility while serving his suspension. He can practice at Great American Ball Park as long as he is off of the field before the arrival of media and fans, or before batting practice begins.

“He can get more work done there [in Arizona], because when we go on the road, he’s still working,” Reds manager Dusty Baker said. “We planned on him staying there until he starts his rehab assignment. The sad part is he doesn’t get paid.”

“He can do everything he’s been doing — throwing, running, long toss and conditioning,” Jocketty said.

Just no games can be played by Volquez, but that’s a moot point — he likely wouldn’t be ready for a Minor League rehab stint until late June at the earliest anyway.

“He’s still on track probably for the end of July,” Jocketty said. “That’s kind of what the estimate was for his time in rehab. When he’s ready to pitch in a game, the suspension should be over.”

One television reporter suggested that Volquez was getting away with a “slap on the wrist.” That is hardly the case since he still is losing nearly one-third of his 2010 salary of $445,000. Volquez will have to forfeit about $120,000 in pay.

But in this case, the player loses and the Reds do not — unless it happens again. The penalty for a second positive test is a 100-game suspension. A third positive test would be the end of his Major League career.

from:  http://mlb.mlb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20100420&content_id=9441876&vkey=news_mlb&fext=.jsp&c_id=mlb

Edinson Volquez was born on July 3rd, 1983 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edinson_Volquez

July 3rd, 1983

7 + 3 +1+9+8+3 = 31 = his life lesson = what he is here to learn = Competition.  Challenges.  Tests.  Contests.  Contestant.  Runner-up.  Competitor.  Contender.  Opponent.  Scrimmage.  Sparring.  Practice.  Training.  Trainer.  Martial arts.  Wrestling.  Grappling.  Drums.  Scramble.  Stir.  Catalyst.  Reaction.  Risk.  Controversy.  Contention.  Provocateur.  Provoke.  Instigate.  Tease.  Taunt.  Ruckus.  Noise.  Dissonance.  Disturbance.  Strife.  Squabbles.  Quarrels.  Feuds.  Antagonism.  Rivalry.  Agitation.  Rowdy.  Wild.  Troublemaker.  Disorderly conduct.  Scandal.

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July 3rd

7 + 3 +2+0+0+9 = 21 = his personal year (from July 3rd, 2009 to July 2nd, 2010)

21 year + 4 (April) = 25 = his personal month (from April 3rd, 2010 to May 2nd, 2010)

25 month + 20 (20th of the month on Tuesday April 20th, 2010) = 45 = his personal day = Toughness.  Hardcore.  True grit.  Hard working.  Effort.  Unflinching.  Empowerment.  Self-help.  Self-improvement.  Self-mastery.  Do-it-yourselfer.  Common sense.  Streetwise.  Recharge.  Reenergize.  Regeneration.  Vegetarian.  Repair.  Mend.  Fix.  Premonitions.  Mysteries.  Secrets.  Unexplained.  Enigma.  Symbols.  Subtle.  Motive.  Probe.  Investigate.  Mystic.  Occult.  Magic.  Privacy.  Magnetic.  Scorpionic.  Powerful.  Force.  Magnitude.  Amplify.  Peak.  Maximum.  Extreme.  Surge.  Letting go.  Cleanse.  Purge.  Apologies.  I’m sorry.  Hurt.  Pain.  Issues.  Problems.  Mistakes.  Blunder.  Gaffe.  Regret.  Permanent.  Tattoos.  Piercings.  Needles.  Scars.  Blood.  Smudge.  Mar.  Stain.  Damage.  Broken.  Disappointment.  Brooding.  Seething.  Resentment.  Blame.  Fault.  Stare.  Omen.  Cringe.  Wince.  Heavy.  Hardened.  Hard knocks.  Trial & error.  Workaholic.  Addiction. 

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April 20, 2010 04:26 PM EDT

In a video uncovered by the great TMZ, Jared Allen (an All-Pro Defensive Lineman for the Minnesota Vikings) can be seen and heard defending his fiance with a profanity laced tirade.

According to TMZ, a patron at the bar allegedly called Jared Allen’s fiancee Amy Johnson a “word that rhymes with ‘punt.'”

Jared Allen told the patron: “I’ll break your f–king neck homeboy … and then I’ll write a check to your f–king name too.”

You can watch it all unfold below. As you watch though, consider the possible intelligence of the “patron” that started the verbal attack.
Note to self, smart guy:

  1. Don’t call a girl the “c” word
  2. Who happens to be with her fiance…
  3. That, by the way, is 6’6″ 270lbs…
  4. And gets paid millions of dollars each year to hit people twice your size

Nothing materialized in the end, thank goodness, but let’s just hope both sides learned their lessons. Thankfully, Jared Allen is a pretty nice and calm dude, oh and a complete animal on the field.

Jared Allen was born on April 3rd, 1982 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jared_Allen
April 3rd
4 + 3 +2+0+1+0 = 10 = his personal year (from April 3rd, 2010 to April 2nd, 2011)
10 year + 4 (April) = 14 = his personal month (from April 3rd, 2010 to May 2nd, 2010)
14 month + 20 (20th of the month on Tuesday April 20th, 2010) = 34 = his personal day = Things happen really quickly.  Don’t stress.  Don’t stress out over it.  Blowing off steam.  Burn off some energy.  Fast blast.  Warm up.  Turning up the heat.  Fanning the flames.  Boiling hot.  Out of the frying pan and into the fire.  If you play with fire you will get burned.  If you can’t stand the heat, then get out of the kitchen.  Several irons in the fire.  Where there’s smoke there’s fire.  A fire in the heart makes smoke in the head.  Blowing your top/stack.  That burns me up.  Strike a flint and you get fire.  Light my fire.  Fueling the fire.  First strike.  Quick strike.  Communication difficulties.  Wires crossed.  Stressed out.  Short fuse.  Lash out in anger.      
 
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using the number/letter grid:

1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R 
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z
 

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

 1 5   1  5      12

Jared Allen           37

1 9 4  33 5    25

his path of destiny / how he learns what he is here to learn = 37 = Drinking.  Pubs.  Bars.  Bartenders.  Cocktails.  Alcohol.  Booze.  Heart-centered leader.  A real family person.  Just looking out for your best interest.  Wanting the best for you.  What comes from the heart goes to the heart.  Having a good heart.  Pulling at your heart strings.  Drinking a litlle too much is drinking a great deal too much.  A red-nosed man may not be a drinker, but he will find nobody to believe it. 

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April 20, 2010; 3:15 PM ET

Rockies team president Keli McGregor dead at 48

The Colorado Rockies will play tonight at Nationals Park following a tragedy at the highest level of their organization. Team President Keli S. McGregor, 48, was found dead this morning in his hotel room in Salt Lake City., McGregor had been traveling on a business trip with Rockies Chairman Charlie Monfort and Executive Vice President Greg Feasel.

No further details about McGregor’s death are currently available, according to an official statement from the club.

“Words cannot describe the level of shock and disbelief that we all are feeling this morning at the loss of Keli,” Monfort said in a release. “Our thoughts, our prayers are with [McGregor’s wife] Lori and the entire family as we all try to cope and understand how such a tragic loss could occur with such a wonderful man.”

McGregor, a former NFL tight end with the Broncos, Seahawkas and Colts, joined the Rockies in 1993 and has been with the team since its inception as an MLB expansion team. He became team president in 2001.

“On behalf of Major League Baseball, I am very saddened by the sudden and unexpected passing of Keli McGregor,” Commissioner Bud Selig said in a statement. “Keli was one of our game’s rising young stars. He was a great athlete and equally great as a baseball administrator. Also, he was a great human being. All of baseball will miss him.”

from:  http://voices.washingtonpost.com/nationalsjournal/2010/04/rockies_team_president_keli_mc.html

Keli McGregor was born on January 23rd, 1962 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Keli_McGregor

January 23rd, 1962

1 + 23 +1+9+6+2 = 42 = his life lesson = what he was here to learn = Everybody loves Keli, and Keil loves everybody.

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January 23rd

1 + 23 +2+0+1+0 = 27 = his personal year (from January 23rd, 2010 to January 22nd, 2011)

27 year + 3 (March) = 30 = his personal month (from March 23rd, 2010 to April 22nd, 2010) = Count your blessings (lest they flee).  You have a lot to be thankful for. 

30 month + 20 (20th of the month on Tuesday April 20th, 2010) = 50 = his personal day = Wonderful.

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April 20th, 2010

News of the death of Dylan Meier today. Dylan Meier is dead at age 26, having died during an Arkansas hike reportedly on April 19, 2010.

Meier was 26.

Dylan Meier was the former quarterback for the Kansas State Wildcats football team, on the team 2002 to 2006, and playing the position during the 2003-04 seasons, delivering in 35 games 2,287 yards with 12 touchdowns and 11 interceptions.

He was sidelined in 2005 with an injury but in 2006 delivered 773 yards (70-of-138) his first five games.

Funeral arrangements have not been announced. Send your love.

from:  http://news.lalate.com/2010/04/20/dylan-meier-dead/

Dylan Meier was born on March 16th, 1984 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dylan_Meier

March 16th

3 + 16 +2+0+1+0 = 22 = his personal year (from March 16th, 2010 to March 15th, 2010)

22 year + 4 (April) = 26 = his personal month (from April 16th, 2010 to May 15th, 2010)

26 month + 19 (19th of the month on Monday April 19th, 2010) = 45 = his personal day = Feel sorry for.  Ouch.  That’s gotta hurt. 

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Megyn Kelly

April 20th, 2010

Megyn Kelly is both excited and nervous for her much anticipated interview with Howard Stern this morning.

The interview will take place live on the Howard Stern Show this morning and – as we all know with live TV – these types of situations can be very unpredictable.

Megyn is especially nervous that Stern will humiliate her in front of millions of viewers:

“Yes I am a little nervous and a little excited about going into the lion’s den with Howard Stern,” Megyn told her Fox News coworkers. “I know sort of what to expect but I don’t know exactly what to expect. I’m hoping he’s gonna be gentle cause I’ve heard he likes the show. Hopefully he likes me enough not to completely humiliate me.”

If anyone can go into a live interview with Howard Stern and not be humiliated, it would definitely be Megyn Kelly. Stern has publicly stated that Fox News is his favorite news station because of hotties like Kelly!

If you can’t get enough of Megyn Kelly, tune into The View today, where she will also be appearing right after her high profile interview with Stern.

I’m sure the ladies of The View will have a lot of controversial topics to discuss with the Fox News correspondent.

Check out the video of Megyn below:  http://www.twirlit.com/2010/04/20/megyn-kelly-howard-stern-interview-sparks-media-interest-%E2%80%93-the-view-to-follow/

Megyn Kelly was born on November 18th, 1970 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Megyn_Kelly

November 18th

11 + 18 +2+0+0+9 = 40 = her personal year (from November 18th, 2009 to November 17th, 2010) = Be gentle.

40 year + 4 (April) = 44 = her personal month (from April 18th, 2010 to May 17th, 2010) = Introspection.  Self-awareness.  Self-reflection.  Looking inward.  Relevant.  Topical.  Recent.  Contemporary.  Fresh.  Happening.  Update.  The moment.  Presently.  Currently.  Now.  Today.  In touch.  In tune.  Resonance.  Validate.  Feedback.  Commentary.  Diary.  Journaling.  Blogging.  Tweeting.  Log.  Self-acceptance.  Being oneself.  Alright.  Okay.  Mellow.  Chillin’. 

44 month + 20 (20th of the month on Tuesday April 20th, 2010) = 64 = her personal day = Conclusion.  Finality.  End.  Done.  The darkness before the dawn.  The worst is over.  A karmic drama that just needs to be played out to its conclusion.  

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Howard Stern was born on January 12th, 1954

source:  http://www.astro.com/astro-databank/Stern%2C_Howard

January 12th

1 + 12 +2+0+1+0 = 16 = his personal year (from January 12th, 2010 to January 12th, 2011) = Surprises.  Shocks.  Instantaneous.  Sudden.  Astonishment.  Astounding.  Spectacular.  Amazing.  Amazement.  Speechless.  Unprecedented.  Surpass.  Exceed.  Transcend.  Powerful speaker.  Powerful voice.  Revelation.  Expect the unexpected.  Anything can happen.  Predictably unpredictable.

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April 20, 2010 7:21 a.m. EDT

Dorothy Height, a leading civil rights pioneer of the 1960s, died Tuesday at age 98, Howard University Hospital confirmed.

Height died at 3:41 a.m., said hospital spokesman Ron Harris. No cause of death was given.

Height, who had been chair and president emerita of the National Council of Negro Women, worked in the 1960s alongside civil rights pioneers, including the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., future U.S. Rep. John Lewis and A. Philip Randolph. She was on the platform when King delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech at the 1963 March on Washington.

President Obama called her a hero, saying she “served as the only woman at the highest level of the civil rights movement — witnessing every march and milestone along the way.”

“And even in the final weeks of her life — a time when anyone else would have enjoyed their well-earned rest, Dr. Height continued her fight to make our nation a more open and inclusive place for people of every race, gender, background and faith.”

Friend and former U.S. Labor Secretary Alexis M. Herman said she was “deeply saddened” by Height’s death.

“She was a dynamic woman with a resilient spirit, who was a role model for women and men of all faiths, races and perspectives,” Herman said. “For her, it wasn’t about the many years of her life, but what she did with them.”

Height’s years of service span from Roosevelt to the Obama administration, the council said in a statement announcing her death and listing the highlights of her career.

Height was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1994 by President Clinton and the Congressional Gold Medal in 2004. She was among a handful of key African-American leaders to meet with Obama at the White House recently for a summit on race and the economy.

Her name is synonymous with the National Council of Negro Women, a group she led from 1957 to 1988, when she became the group’s chair and president emerita. She was also a key figure in the YWCA beginning in the 1930s.

Height was born in Richmond, Virginia, and grew up in Rankin, Pennsylvania. Her civil rights work began in 1933 when she became a leader of the United Christian Youth Movement of North America. Among the issues she tackled were fighting to stop lynchings and working to desegregate the armed forces.

She experienced discrimination and wrote in her memoir about being turned down for admittance to Barnard College in New York.

“Although I had been accepted, they could not admit me,” she wrote in “Open Wide the Freedom Gates.”

“It took me a while to realize that their decision was a racial matter: Barnard had a quota of two Negro students per year, and two others had already taken the spots.”

At its 1980 commencement ceremonies, Barnard awarded Height its highest honor, the Barnard Medal of Distinction.

Under Height’s leadership, the National Council of Negro Women dealt with the “unmet needs of women and their families by combating hunger and establishing decent housing and home ownership programs through the federal government for low-income families.”

The organization spearheaded voter registration drives and started “Wednesdays in Mississippi” in which female interracial groups helped at Freedom Schools, institutions meant to empower African-Americans and address inequalities in how the races were educated.

Last month, a flurry of rumors that Height had died appeared on the internet, particularly on the social networking site Twitter, where her name was a trending topic. Wikipedia also briefly reported Height’s death at that time.

from:  http://www.cnn.com/2010/US/04/20/obit.height/?hpt=Sbin

Dorothy Height was born on March 24th, 1912 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dorothy_Height

March 24th, 1912

3 + 24 +1+9+1+2 = 40 = her life lesson = what she was here to learn = Helpfulness.  Assistance.  Aid.  Favor.  Volunteering.  Loving kindness.  Gentle.  Good Samaritan.  Community.  Neighborhood.  Neighbors.  Brotherhood.  Siblings.  Service.  Seva.  Karma yoga.  Service work.  Public service.  Civic duty.  The common good.  Altruism.  How can I help?  At your service.  For the good of my fellow human being.  Brotherly love.  Brothers and sisters.  Grandchildren.  Good Shepherd.  Every little helps.  The biggest help is help, and even the smallest help is help.  Social worker.  Peer-to-peer. 

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Apr 20 2010 9:13 AM EDT

Just over a month since undergoing surgery following a heart attack, Gang Starr MC Guru (born Keith Elam) has died at age 43. According to a statement, Guru died of cancer-related causes on Monday after a long fight with the disease.

Guru’s longtime collaborator and partner, French producer Solaar (sometimes referred to as Solar now), mourns his loss in the statement and explains that Guru had written a letter to his fans that was to be released upon his death.

“The world has lost one of the best MCs and hip-hop icons of all-time — my loyal best friend, partner, and brother, Guru,” Solaar said. “Guru has been battling cancer for well over a year and has lost his battle! This is a matter that Guru wanted private until he could beat it, but tragically, this did not happen. The cancer took him. Now the world has lost a great man and a true genius.”

Born on July 17, 1966, near Boston, Guru rose to fame in the late 1980s as part of the duo Gang Starr with partner DJ Premier. The pair helped define the New York underground rap sound in the 1990s. Their unique sound combined Premier’s production palette, which leaned heavily on sampled jazz records and scratched vocals on the choruses, with Guru’s uncompromising rhymes. Although the pair would work separately as often as they did together — Guru’s Jazzmatazzseries of albums and Premier’s work with Nas, Jay-Z, and underground act Group Home — Gang Starr continued to release critically acclaimed material throughout the late ’90s and early 2000s.

Their 1998 album Moment of Truth was among their most critically lauded collections and Gang Starr’s biggest selling project to date. Gang Starr’s last group project, The Ownerz, was released in 2003.

Guru found solo fame in 1993 when he released the first volume of his Jazzmatazz series, an all-star project that featured a number of collaborations with jazz icons such as Branford Marsalis, Donald Byrd, Roy Ayers and Ronny Jordan, as well as vocals from Solaar and N’Dea Davenport of the Brand New Heavies. The album’s mixture of jazz and rap was considered pioneering at the time, and the record spawned the hit “Trust Me.” Guru would go on to make four volumes in the series.

Guru wrote his farewell letter while in the hospital, according to Solaar. “I, Guru, am writing this letter to my fans, friends and loved ones around the world,” it begins. “I have had a long battle with cancer and have succumbed to the disease. I have suffered with this illness for over a year. I have exhausted all medical options.

“I have a non-profit organization called Each One Counts dedicated to carrying on my charitable work on behalf of abused and disadvantaged children from around the world and also to educate and research a cure for this terrible disease that took my life. I write this with tears in my eyes, not of sorrow but of joy for what a wonderful life I have enjoyed and how many great people I have had the pleasure of meeting.

“My loyal best friend, partner and brother, Solar, has been at my side through it all and has been made my health proxy by myself on all matters relating to myself. He has been with me by my side on my many hospital stays, operations, doctors visits and stayed with me at my home and cared for me when I could not care for myself. Solar and his family is my family and I love them dearly and I expect my family, friends, and fans to respect that, regardless to anybody’s feelings on the matter. It is my wish that counts. This being said I am survived by the love of my life, my sun KC, who I trust will be looked after by Solar and his family as their own. Any awards or tributes should be accepted, organized approved by Solar on behalf [of] myself and my son until he is of age to except on his own.”

Guru very pointedly distanced himself from Premier in the letter, saying he didn’t want his former musical collaborator to be able to participate in any tributes or events surrounding his death.

“I do not wish my ex-DJ to have anything to do with my name likeness, events, tributes etc. connected in anyway to my situation including any use of my name or circumstance for any reason and I have instructed my lawyers to enforce this,” wrote Guru. “I had nothing to do with him in life for over 7 years and want nothing to do with him in death. Solar has my life story and is well informed on my family situation, as well as the real reason for separating from my ex-DJ.

“As the sole founder of Gang Starr, I am very proud of what Gang Starr has meant to the music world and fans. I equally am proud of my Jazzmatazz series and as the father of Hip-Hop/Jazz. I am most proud of my leadership and pioneering efforts on Jazzmatazz 4 for reinvigorating the Hip-Hop/Jazz genre in a time when music quality has reached an all time low. Solar and I have toured in places that I have never been before with Gang Starr or Jazzmatazz and we gained a reputation for being the best on the planet at Hip-Hop/Jazz, as well as the biggest and most influential Hip-Hop/Jazz record with Jazzmatazz 4 of the decade to now.

“The work I have done with Solar represents a legacy far beyond its time. And we as a team were not afraid to push the envelope. To me this is what true artists do! As men of honor we stood tall in the face of small-mindedness, greed, and ignorance. As we fought for music and integrity at the cost of not earning millions and for this I will always be happy and proud, and would like to thank the million fans who have seen us perform over the years from all over the world. The work I have done with Solar represents a legacy far beyond its time and is my most creative and experimental to date. I hope that our music will receive the attention it deserves as it is some of the best work I have done and represents some of the best years of my life.”

from:  http://www.mtv.com/news/articles/1637388/20100420/gang_starr.jhtml

Keith Elam (Guru) was born on July 17th, 1966 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guru_(rapper)

July 17th, 1966

17 + 1+9+6+6 = 39 = his “secret” number = Charm.  Idealism.  Ideals.  Poetic.  Poetry.  Lyrics.

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using the number/letter grid:

1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R 
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z
 

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

 59    5 1        20

Keith Elam            39

2  28   3 4      19

his path of destiny / how he learned what he was here to learn = 39 = Charm.  Idealism.  Ideals.  Poetic.  Poetry.  Lyrics.

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04/19/2010

Shaq Accused of Making Death Threats

The basketball star’s ex-wife says he used their son to threaten her boyfriend.
Shaquille O’Neal was born on March 6th, 1972
March 6th
3 + 6 +2+0+1+0 = 12 = his personal year (from March 6th, 2010 to March 5th, 2011)
12 year + 4 (April) = 16 = his personal month (from April 6th, 2010 to May 5th, 2010)
16 month + 19 (19th of the month on Monday April 19th, 2010) = 35 = his personal day = Warn.  Warning.  Threatening. 

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April 19, 2010

Cheruiyot Demolishes Boston Marathon Course Record

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April 19, 2010, 1:04 PM GMT

I wondered how long it would take before the incredible rise of Nick Clegg was compared to the wave of grief fascism that swept across Britain after the death of Princess Diana. And it has happened. “Get a flag up on that palace for Princess Nick,” writes one blogger. I think he is joking.

It does feel almost as though we are living through the political equivalent of that extraordinary period. If one had said five days ago that Britain would be covered in volcanic ash; that air transportation would have halted; that the Royal Navy and a flotilla of little boats would be heading Dunkirk-style to pick up Britons stranded abroad; and that Nick Clegg and the Liberal Democrats would be in the lead in the opinion polls, you might have been sectioned.

But here we all are, attempting to adjust to an altered reality. Like John Rentoul, at this stage I don’t see this stopping. Or rather, I cannot see — barring a Clegg implosion of some kind — what could possibly halt the bandwagon in the next 17 days.

The Diana comparison is not made lightly. The British have these momentary uprisings in popular feeling against the established order. For a brief period, a figure comes to personify a mood and no amount of robust cross-examination can shift it. To put it politely, those Britons involved in such a mass rebellion are often prepared to overlook certain internal-contradictions in their position.

Diana in death became a proxy for an assault on an establishment that was seen, by millions, as too stiff, formal, uncaring and lacking in emotional intelligence. In order to “show us you care,” the mob forced the Queen to concede that her grieving grandsons — two very young boys (William and Harry) — should be paraded in front of thousands of people who had never met their mother and could not be said by any reasonable definition to be grieving for her.

Diana, a Spencer who lived a life of extreme privilege, was an odd standard-bearer for an assault on the establishment, too. But that didn’t seem to matter.

And Clegg? The Prince of People’s Hearts? He’s the outsider, the face of an antipolitics movement — or anti-old politics, at least. He’s the man who will “do things differently” and is mining widespread discontent with two party politics and the Westminster village elite, particularly among younger voters. It does not seem to be about specific policies (yet). Instead, the driving force is anger with the stultifying old setup and a desire to sweep it away.

But similarly to Diana, hailing from the English aristocracy, Clegg is a creation of the political class he wants to shake up. Remember, Clegg is a professional politician who, after Westminster and Cambridge, was schooled by the Brussels elite. He then became an MEP and an MP. He is a rebel only in that he wants to smash the system and rebuild it so that it operates in his favor, but he has much in common with the opponents he attacks.

Like Diana in death, Clegg is now also beyond criticism — which entrenches his new popularity. The two leaders of the main parties are petrified of being seen as being unfair to “Nick.” They fear looking mean and out of step with these dramatic shifts in public opinion. If they attack him directly, they vindicate his claim that the two big parties are scared of their duopoly being challenged and are getting desperate. If they treat him with more respect, he continues to grow in stature.

from:  http://blogs.wsj.com/iainmartin/2010/04/19/nick-clegg-the-peoples-liberal-democrat/

Nick Clegg was born on January 7th, 1967 according to:  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nick_clegg

January 7th, 1967

1 + 7 +1+9+6+7 = 31 = his life lesson = what he is here to learn = Competition.  Challenges.  Tests.  Contests.  Contestant.  Runner-up.  Competitor.  Contender.  Opponent.  Stir.  Catalyst.  Reaction.  Risk.  Controversy.  Contention.  Striving to be number 1.  Personal best.  Outdoing yourself.  Rising to the challenge.  Stirring things up.  Stirring the pot.  Provoke a reaction. 

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January 7th

1 + 7 +2+0+1+0 = 11 = his personal year (from January 7th, 2010 to January 6th, 2011) = Fairness.  Justice.  Equality.  Parity.  Scale.  Weigh.  Balance.  Deserve.  Just desserts.  Legal dealings.  Outcomes.  Consequences. 

11 year + 4 (April) = 15 = his personal month (from April 7th, 2010 to May 6th, 2010) = Self-promotion.  Marketing.  Advertising.  Commercials.  Ads. 

15 month + 19 (19th of the month on Monday April 19th, 2010) = 34 = his personal day = Speed.  Quickness.  Rapidity.  Swiftness.  Fastness.  Dexterity.  Agility.  Nimble.  Energy.  Acceleration.  Velocity.  Rate.  Quick.  Quickly.  Speeding up.  Full throttle.  Adrenaline.  Races.  Sprinting.  Footing.  Road.  Lane.  Traffic.  Trains.  Locomotive.  Subway.  Urgent.  Hurry.  Rush.  Busy.  Zip.  Zoom.  Dash.  Dart.  Slowing down.  Brakes.  Windmill.  Volatile.  Combustible.  Implosion.  Explosive.  Blast.  Dynamite.  A fuse.  Fireworks.  Firecracker.  Skyrocket.   Blow up.  Erupt.  Go at the right speed.  Strike while the iron’s hot.  Get it while it’s hot.  Things happen really quickly.  

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Alejandro Robaina
Sat Apr 17, 2010 6:04pm EDT

Robaina, the only Cuban grower with a cigar bearing his name, had been in ill health after being diagnosed with cancer last year and had declined in recent days, said friend Sergio Hernandez, a cigar distributor living in Havana.

He died at his modest home on his 40-acre (16 hectare) farm near the town of San Luis in Cuba’s Vuelta Abajo tobacco region near the western city of Pinar del Rio.

A frail Robaina celebrated his 91st birthday at his farm on March 20 surrounded by two dozen friends and family. He sat quietly in a chair smoking one of his famous cigars.

He told Reuters in a brief interview that the secret to growing the best tobacco was simple.

“You have to love the land and care for it,” he said.

As the tobacco grows, he said “it talks to you, it tells you what it needs and you must listen.”

Robaina spent his life mostly on his farm, tending to the surrounding tobacco fields. But he also traveled the world as Cuba’s unofficial ambassador for tobacco.

He once attended a function with King Juan Carlos in Spain where the musician Sting asked for his autograph.

In recent years, he passed on his knowledge of tobacco growing to his family, and grandson Hiroshi had taken over most of the day-to-day management of the crop.

As his fame grew, Robaina’s farm became a favorite destination for cigar lovers from all over the world, and until his health failed he would regularly welcome them into his home or for talks on the front porch.

“He once told me he was a millionaire because he had a million friends all over the world. He had a big heart and he treated everyone the same,” Hernandez said.

from:  http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE63G1YJ20100417

Alejandro Robaina was born on March 20th, 1919 according to http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE63G1YJ20100417

March 20th, 1919

3 + 20 +1+9+1+9 = 43 = his life lesson = what he was here to learn = Fun.  Enjoyment.  Playing.  Celebrating.  Entertainment.  Entertaining.  Fun times.  Good times.  Congratulations.  Abundance.  Bountiful.  Enough.  Plenty.  Bountiful.  Cornucopia.  Feast.  Cookouts.  Picnic.  Banquet.  Dinner.  A toast.  Gregarious.  Recreation.  Hobby.  Pastime.  Leisure.  Diversions.  Festivities.  Friends.

 

March 20th

3 + 20 +2+0+1+0 = his personal year (from March 20th, 2010 to March 19th, 2011) = Popular.  In the news.

26 year + 3 (March) = 29 = his personal month (from March 20th, 2010 to April 19th, 2010) = Skills.  Talents.  Competence.  Expertise.  Specialty. 

29 month + 17 (17th of the month on Saturday April 17th, 2010) = 46 = his personal day = Happy memories.  Nostalgia.  Child-like innocence.  Age…Epoch.  Generation.  Ancestry.  Lineage.  Elders.  Old age. 

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Monday April 19th, 2010  08:45 AM
Former boxing champion Edwin Valero committed suicide in his jail cell today just hours after he was arrested in his wife’s murder, according to police in Venezuela.The former lightweight champion used his own clothes to hang himself in his cell, Venezuelan Federal Police Chief Wilmer Flores told reporters. He said Valero tied his clothes to a cell bar to hang himself.

from:  http://content.usatoday.com/communities/gameon/post/2010/04/police-boxing-champ-commits-suicide-in-jail/1

Edwin Valero was born on December 3rd, 1981 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edwin_Valero

December 3rd

12 + 3 +2+0+0+9 = 26 = his personal year (from December 3rd, 2009 to December 2nd, 2010) = In the news.

26 year + 4 (April) = 30 = his personal month (from April 3rd, 2010 to May 2nd, 2010) = Clothing.

30 month + 18 (18th of the month on Sunday April 18th, 2010) = 48 = his personal day (from his time of birth on Sunday April 18th, 2010 to his time of birth on Monday April 19th, 2010) = Dark night of the soul. 

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April 19, 2010 04:31 AM EDT

Carrie Underwood’s brilliant engagement ring was one of the things being buzzed about on the “red” (actually orange) carpet at the 45th Academy of Country Music Awards. It truly is beautiful!!!

Underwood is engaged to Mike Fisher and man did he spend at least two and a half months of his salary on that ring! Rumored to be around $150,000, it took up her whole lower left ring finger’s knuckle! WOOOOO HOOOOOOOO to you Carrie Underwood!

Underwood has always been a favorite of mine, from her sweet wholesome days on ‘American Idol’ to her sweet wholesome days after ‘American Idol.’ She has definitely made all her dreams come true: a spectacular singing, amazing grace, and now love…

from:  http://news.gather.com/viewArticle.action?articleId=281474978182113

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Among the surprises at Sunday’s Academy of Country Music Awards 2010 was the size of Carrie Underwood’s engagement ring.

Underwood sported a massive diamond ring courtesy of boyfriend-turned-fiance Mike Fisher.

from:  http://celebs.gather.com/viewArticle.action?articleId=281474978181632

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Carrie Underwood was born on March 10th, 1983 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carrie_underwood

March 10th

3 + 10 +2+0+1+0 = 16 = her personal year (from March 10th, 2010 to March 9th, 2011) = Surprises.  Shocks.  Instantaneous.  Sudden.  Astonishment.  Astounding.  Amazement.  Speechless.  Unprecedented.  Surpass.  Exceed.  Transcend.  Spectacular.   

16 year + 4 (April) = 20 = her personal month (from April 10th, 2010 to May 9th, 2010)

20 month + 19 (19th of the month on Monday April 19th, 2010) = 39 = her personal day = Charm.  Idealism.  Ideals.  Romantic.  Dating.  Dreamy.  Poetic.  Poetry.  Compliments.  Invitations.  Offers.  Proposals.  Engagement.  Fiance.  Dreamer.  Utopia.  Paradise.  Idyllic.  Perfect.  Nice.  Commitments. 

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Carl Williams in Melbourne, Australia (30 March 2004)

Monday, 19 April 2010 10:15 UK

One of Australia’s most infamous gangland bosses, Carl Williams, has been beaten to death in prison.

Police said Williams, 39, died of a cardiac arrest after sustaining head injuries in a fight with an inmate.

from:  http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8629154.stm

Carl Williams was born on October 13th, 1970 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carl_Williams_(criminal)

October 13th

10 + 13 +2+0+0+9 = 34 = his personal year (from October 13th, 2009 to October 12th, 2010)

34 year + 4 (April) = 38 = his personal month (from April 13th, 2010 to May 12th, 2010)

38 month + 19 (19th of the month on Monday April 19th, 2010) = 57 = his personal day = Cardiac arrest.

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Sunday April 18th, 2010

Dan Boyle did not deserve this.

Boyle didn’t deserve to be the focus of one of those witty ad satires (History will be made) up on YouTube, the ones that are posted there with such amazing speed.

Boyle didn’t deserve to go into the pantheon of monumental sporting mess-ups, alongside Steve Smith, Jim (Wrong Way) Marshall, Ralph Branca, Fred (Bonehead) Merkel, Steve Rogers, on and on. Nobody deserves the fate of being, ultimately, the goat of the big game.

There is no doubt about what Boyle did. Just 51 seconds into overtime, Boyle, attempting to rim the puck around the back boards, instead ripped a high, hard backhand shot past his own goalie, Evgeny Nabokov, and just like that, a dominant 51-shot performance by the San Jose Sharks ended in a 1-0 loss, putting them down 2-1 in their Western Conference playoff series against the Colorado Avalanche.

Avalanche forward Ryan O’Reilly may have got his stick on the puck just as Boyle struck it, deflecting it netward. Game reports suggested that may have happened. But Boyle fired the puck, that was clear.

Instantly, you could see the anguish that moment was causing Boyle, who swung his stick in helpless frustration before skating to the players’ bench and slouching off to the locker room with his stunned teammates.

On the TV, you could see players asking each other what had happened. How had that one gone in, and so forth.

CBC announcers Mark Lee and Kevin Weekes initially spoke of the game winner as a freak goal by O’Reilly, who was credited with the score.

It was only minutes later, after they saw the replay that Mark Lee saw that it was an own goal, on a no-doubt-about-it shot by Boyle. If you blinked, in other words, you didn’t see it. But it will be available forever on YouTube for those who missed it.

You have to feel for Boyle, a nice guy and a splendid player who won a Stanley Cup with Tampa Bay in 2004, helped Canada win gold at the 2010 Olympics and has been a spark plug these past two seasons in San Jose.

Now this. A play that lives forever for all the wrong reasons.

You have to feel for the player, just as people felt for Smith after he accidentally banked a shot into his own goal off netminder Grant Fuhr back in ’86.

Few feelings in sport can be worse than the agonizing solitude that comes with being the guy whose miscue costs his team a key match.

The star of the game, without question, was goalie Craig Anderson, who was off-the-charts brilliant in making those 51 saves in a game played for lengthy, pressure-packed stretched in the Colorado defensive zone.

Boyle was a big part of those offensive surges, but no one will remember that.

It will be all about the own goal. For a long time, possibly the rest of his life, especially if the Sharks cannot find a way to win this first-round series. If they do lose, that own goal will be added to the pile of misery of this underachieving franchise. Which sure isn’t fair to Boyle, who has injected plenty of intensity and gumption into that club.

Sport can be terribly cruel.

from:  http://communities.canada.com/EDMONTONJOURNAL/blogs/sweatsox/archive/2010/04/19/dan-boyle-s-own-goal.aspx

Dan Boyle was born on July 12th, 1976 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dan_Boyle_(ice_hockey)

July 12th

7 + 12 +2+0+0+9 = 30 = his personal year (from July 12th, 2009 to July 11th, 2010)

30 year + 4 (April) = 34 = his personal month (from April 12th, 2010 to May 11th, 2010)

34 month + 18 (18th of the month on Sunday April 18th, 2010) = 52 = his personal day = Criticism.  Sarcasm.  Satire.  Snarky.  Snide.  Sharp tongue.  Smart mouth.  Wisecrack.  Scathing.  Caustic.  Skewer.  Lampoon. 

video at:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2uHUghCf3NI

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Sunday, Apr 18, 2010

Live Blogging the Academy of Country Music Awards from Las Vegas

11:19: Brad Paisley set a record for fourth consecutive award for best male vocalist. he says tonight feels like a dream. “Before the show, they said, you’re going to fall in. Don’t bend your knees, you’ll hit your head,” of falling back into the pool. He notes this is a strong time for women in country music, “which is something I’m very happy about,” noting how pleased he is that his buddy Carrie Underwood won entertainer of the year and that Taylor Swift took home the same award from the Country Music Assn. last fall. Paisley’s tour this summer is a blockbuster with two stages of acts– six artists every night–including Easton Corbin on the second stage, or as Paisley called him, “Aston Martin.” “I really hope that people leave there feeling they got 10 times what they bargained for.” Paisley is singing “Working on my Next Broken Heart” at the Brooks & Dunn tribute.

from:  http://www.hitfix.com/blogs/2008-12-6-the-beat-goes-on/posts/live-blogging-the-academy-of-country-music-awards-from-las-vegas

Brad Paisley was born on October 28th, 1972 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brad_Paisley

October 28th

10 + 28 +2+0+0+9 = 49 = his personal year (from October 28th, 2009 to October 27th, 2010) = Happy.

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October 28th, 1972

10 + 28 +1+9+7+2 = 57 = his life lesson = what he is here to learn = Consoling.  Solace.  Tender hearted.  Heartthrob.  Heartbeat.  Condolences.  Heartbreaker.  Heartache.  Tearjerker.  Tears.  Tear drops.  Crying.  Weeping.  Loneliness.  Sadness.  Broken hearted. 

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April 18, 2010 10:56 PM EDT

Hello Country Music fans!  Yet another one of the major Country Music Awards shows has graced us with its presence.  I swear, I could enjoy one of these shows every month if they would air it!  I never have been disappointed by the production compared to other major music awards shows out there.  The talent is so good and the music is great.  Can’t ask for much more than that! This annual event comes to us LIVE from the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas and was hosted by the always entertaining Reba McEntire.  

Darius Rucker ends things with “Forever Road”.   I’ve loved that dude since Hootie and the Blowfish.  But his solo career is off to a great start!  Great way to end the night!

from:  http://entertainment.gather.com/viewArticle.action?articleId=281474978181414

Darius Rucker was born on May 13th, 1966 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Darius_Rucker

May 13th

5 + 13 +2+0+0+9 = 29 = his personal year (from May 13th, 2009 to May 12th, 2010)

29 year + 4 (April) = 33 = his personal month (from April 13th, 2010 to May 12th, 2010) = Country.

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April 18, 2010 10:30 PM ET
Toby Keith gave a heartrending tribute to NBA player and jazz bass guitar great Wayman Tisdale with his song “Cryin’ for Me” at the 2010 Academy of Country Music awards.

Tisdale passed away on May 15, 2009 after a two-year battle with osteosarcoma (cancer in his knee). He had his leg amputed from the disease in 2008 but never stopped fighting to beat the cancer. He is survived by his wife REgina and four children.

Toby Keith dedicated his 2009 album “American Ride” to Tisdale and wrote “Cryin’ for Me (Wayman’s Song)” in his memory. Toby Keith and Dave Koz, a jazz saxophone player, performed the tribute song for the 2010 ACM awards. We’ll post video just as soon as it becomes available but for now, check out the music video for “Cryin’ for Me.”

Toby Keith was born on July 8th, 1961 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toby_keith
July 8th
7 + 8 +2+0+0+9 = 26 = his personal year (from July 8th, 2009 to July 7th, 2010)
26 year + 4 (April) = 30 his personal month (from April 8th, 2010 to May 7th, 2010)
30 month + 18 (18th of the month on Sunday April 18th, 2010) = 48 = his personal day = Remember.  Tribute.
 

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Sunday April 18th, 2010

In addition to her entertainer of the year win, Underwood was presented the ACM’s Triple Crown award for having won in three key categories during her career — top new artist, top female vocalist and entertainer of the year. Awards show host Reba McEntire surprised her with the special award after Underwood performed “Temporary Home.”

from:  http://www.cmt.com/news/country-music/1637295/miranda-lambert-lady-antebellum-carrie-underwood-reign-at-acm-awards.jhtml

Carrie Marie Underwood was born on March 10th, 1983 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carrie_underwood

March 10th

3 + 10 +2+0+1+0 = 16 = her personal year (from March 10th, 2010 to March 9th, 2011) = Surprises.

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using the number/letter grid:

1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R 
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z
 

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

 

Carrie Marie Underwood

3        4        3

her primary challenge = CU = 33 = Country.

her salvation number = MU = 43 = Fun.  Enjoyment.  Playing.  Celebrating.  Entertainment.  Entertaining. 

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laura bell bundy
April 18, 9:09 PM

Former Broadway-turned-country singer Laura Bell Bundy popped up for her big country debut during the 45th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards Sunday evening. Bundy performed her hit single “Giddy On Up” wearing a hot, cowgirl leather two-piece alongside a troupe of dancers with line dance choreography – Something Bundy calls bringing “a little Beyonce” to the country music genre.

“I am so freaking excited about tonight!” Bundy tweeted before the show. “I will be thinking of all of you when I do my cooter slam!”

Bundy, who got her start on the Broadway stage, is best known for her musical roles in Hairspray and as “Elle Woods” in Legally Blonde – The Musical. Bundy’s first country music intro was made to Mercury Records in early 2010, prior to the release of her Billboard dominating hit single, “Giddy On Up”. Bundy’s first song hit #60 the first week and eventually turned into a music video by Shane Drake, as a part of her album release, “Achin’ and Shakin'”, released on April 13, 2010.

from:  http://www.examiner.com/x-35831-Celebrity-Headlines-Examiner~y2010m4d18-Laura-Bell-Bundys-Giddy-On-Up-country-debut-VideosPhotos

Laura Bell Bundy was born on April 10th, 1981 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Laura_Bell_Bundy

April 10th, 1981

4 + 10 +1+9+8+1 = 33 = her life lesson = what she is here to learn = Cowgirl.  Country.

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Apr 18, 2010 9:11 PM CDT

One of southwest Georgia’s very own may have just won one of the most important awards of his country music career.

Leesburg’s Luke Bryan accepted his award for best New Artist at the Academy of County Music Awards tonight. He was up against Gloriana and Joey and Rory.

Bryan thanked his partners, family, fans and gave credit to his roots right here in southwest Georgia.

Bryan also appeared on the Apprentice Sunday night where the men’s crew had to plan a concert for him.

from:  http://www.walb.com/Global/story.asp?S=12332241

Luke Bryan was born on July 17th, 1976 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Luke_Bryan

July 17th, 1976

7 + 17 +1+9+7+6 = 47 = his life lesson = what he is here to learn = Famous.  Name & fame.  Notoriety.  Name recognition.  (Inter)nationally known.  High profile.  VIP.  Well-known.  Household name.  Public life.  Limelight. 

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Lady Antebellum Dominates ACM Awards | Lady Antebellum

Apr 18th 2010 8:35PM

Lady Antebellum have taken home the first ACM Award of the evening, Song of the Year, for their hit No. 1 hit, ‘Need You Now.’

“First and foremost we want to thank God and our families so much, and the fans,” a tearful Hillary Scott gushed.

from:  http://www.theboot.com/2010/04/18/lady-antebellum-acm-song-of-the-year-winner/

Hillary Scott was born on April 1st, 1984 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hillary_Scott_(singer)

April 1st

4 + 1 +2+0+1+0 = 8 = her personal year (from April 1st, 2010 to March 31st, 2011)

8 year + 4 (April) = 12 = her personal month for April

12 month + 18 (18th of the month on Sunday April 18th, 2010) = 30 = her personal day = Thankfulness.  Appreciation.  Gratefulness.  Gratitude.  Cherish.  Blessings.  Please.  Thank you.  Alleluia! 

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Miranda Lambert Keeping Expectations Low for ACM Awards | Miranda Lambert
Sunday April 18th, 2010

The ACMs rewarded crossover artists on Sunday. Carrie Underwood won entertainer of the year and Miranda Lambert won three awards. Lambert said the genre’s musicians are becoming a stronger force for fans’ attention.

“Whatever their stereotype of country was before, they can’t say that now because we have just so much crossover appeal,” Lambert said.

from:  http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5ghBYaVsKrHIFbW5LmBdDbCAUUEUQD9F5U4200

Miranda Lambert was born on November 10th, 1983 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Miranda_Lambert

November 10th

11 + 10 +2+0+0+9 = 32 = her personal year (from November 10th, 2009 to November 9th, 2010) = Winning.  Victory.  Triumph.  Champion.  Mighty.  Glory.  Pride.  Top 10.  First place.  Number 1.  The greatest.  The best…Awards. 

32 year + 4 (April) = 36 = her personal month (from April 10th, 2010 to May 9th, 2010)

36 month + 18 (18th of the month on Sunday April 18th, 2010) = 54 = her personal day = Crossover.

 

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Ubaldo Jimenez of the Rockies no-hit the Braves Saturday night.
12:00 a.m. Sunday, April 18, 2010
Ubaldo Jimenez hits triple digits on the radar gun with one of the best fastballs in the majors. He fired it for nine innings Saturday night to make history.

The 100-mph-throwing Rockies ace carved up the Braves for the first no-hitter in franchise history and a 4-0 win at Turner Field.

He planned to go for his hour-long run Sunday morning near the Rockies’ team hotel in Buckhead, something he does after every start. The 26-year-old Dominican probably will go unrecognized in the streets of Atlanta, but he’ll be famous for life in Colorado.

Until Saturday, the Rockies were one of four teams in the majors without a no-hitter, along with the Padres, Mets and Rays.

“He’s as hard to hit at as there is in the league,” Braves manager Bobby Cox said. “This kid is going to throw another one or two [no-hitters], too. He’s turning into a real good pitcher, not a thrower anymore. They’ve done a great job with him.”

Jimenez gave up six walks, but none after the sixth inning, and retired the last 15 batters he faced. He gave up one hard-hit ball in 25 other at-bats, on a 3-1 fastball Troy Glaus lined to lead off the seventh. But Milton High graduate Dexter Fowler made a running, fully-extending, diving catch in left center field to snare the line drive.

“The thing about it is, [his fastball] is 100 mph, but it’s not straight,” Chipper Jones said. “I can’t tell you how many times he started the ball at a left-hander’s hip and brought it back over the inside corner. That’s hard enough to hit when you’re facing 90 mph, much less 100. But that being said, the 100 is not what gets major league hitters out, it’s the ability to change speeds and locate, and he did that.”

The Braves were no-hit for the 16th time in franchise history and the first since Randy Johnson’s perfect game on May 18, 2004.

The no-hitter was good for Jimenez’s 34th career win in only his third full major league season while. He’s 3-0 with a 1.29 ERA for the season.

He had to go through the heart of the Braves order in the ninth, including the hottest hitter in the majors in Martin Prado (hitting .463 entering the game) and two All-Stars in Jones and Brian McCann. His fastball was still touching 98 in the ninth, and the Braves didn’t come close to doing anything with it.

Prado popped out on the infield, Jones flew out to left and after fouling off a couple of pitches and taking a split-finger in the dirt, McCann ended the game with a harmless ground ball to second. Jimenez had mastered the Braves in 128 pitches.

“When he comes out throwing 100 mph in the first inning, and they’re for strikes and they’re sinking …,” said McCann, who made the final out in the first no-hitter he’s played in. “After my first at-bat I knew it was going to be one of those nights. His stuff was that good. … It’s probably the best performance I’ve ever seen against me for sure.”

Jimenez threw three 100-mph fastballs in one at-bat to Glaus in the second inning. One of his ho-hum fastballs came out at about 98 mph. The Braves’ best hope was to get Jimenez’s pitch count up and get him out of the game. But he didn’t hit 100 pitches until the seventh inning.

“Guy is throwing 100, and he’s getting his breaking stuff over at will, change-ups, curveballs, sliders,” Jones said. “Effectively wild. He’s not a comfortable at-bat because the next pitch could be in your ear or on the black.”

Everything from Jimenez on Saturday night was hard, including his bat. He rifled a two-out single up the middle off Kenshin Kawakami in the third inning to turn a 1-0 lead into 4-0. It turned the lineup over for Carlos Gonzalez, who drove in two more runs with a double.

Last season, his first with the Braves, Kawakami made a habit of pitching his best against other team’s best: Roy Halladay, Josh Johnson, Johan Santana. But keeping up with Jimenez was too much Saturday night. For everybody.

from:  http://www.ajc.com/sports/atlanta-braves/ubaldo-jimenez-and-the-470829.html?cxtype=rss_news_128746

Ubaldo Jiménez was born on January 22nd, 1984 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ubaldo_Jimenez

January 22nd

1 + 22 +2+0+1+0 = 26 = his personal year (from January 22nd, 2010 to January 21st, 2011)

26 year + 3 (March) = 29 = his personal month (from March 22nd, 2010 to April 21st, 2010)

29 month + 17 (17th on Saturday April 17th, 2010) = 46 = his personal day =  History. 

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Saturday, April 17, 2010 at 9:06 pm

There’s a new sheriff in town at 205 pounds in Strikeforce, as Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal utilized an obscenely superior wrestling ability to manhandle Gegard Mousasi and tear the light heavyweight championship from his waist

Takedowns were the name of the game in the title clash that took place this evening during “Strikeforce: Nashville” live on CBS, with Lawal serving up Mousasi a costly wrestling clinic over the bulk of the five championship rounds between the two.  Gegard had no answer for the takedowns of Mo, as the post-fight statistics revealed that Muhammed was succesful in 9 out of 12 takedown attempts.

Lawal improves his record to an unblemished 7-0 with the victory over Mousasi, while Gegard – who had been riding a fifteen fight win streak heading into this evening’s defeat – drops to 28-3 overall.

“Y’all go ahead and boo me,  but I’m going to keep on winning. So, thank you to my haters,” said Mo following the bout in response to a brief spurt of jeers from a small chunk of the crowd.

King Mo was born on January 11th, 1981 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/King_Mo
January 11th, 1981
1 + 11 +1+9+8+1 = 31 = his life lesson = what he is here to learn = Challenges.  Tests.  Contests.  Contestant.  Runner-up.  Competitor.  Contender.  Opponent.  Scrimmage.  Sparring.  Practice.  Training.  Trainer.  Martial arts.  Wrestling.  Grappling. 

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Melissa and Tammy Etheridge Separate
Thursday April 15, 2010 01:25 AM EDT
Melissa and Tammy Etheridge have ended their nearly nine-year relationship.

“Melissa and Tammy Etheridge are saddened to announce that they are now separated,” Melissa’s rep tells PEOPLE exclusively.

The former couple add in a statement: “We ask for consideration and respect for our family as we go through this difficult period.”

from:  http://www.people.com/people/article/0,,20361139,00.html

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Melissa Etheridge was born on May 29th, 1961 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Melissa_Etheridge

May 29th, 1961

5 + 29 +1+9+6+1 = 51 = her life lesson = what she is here to learn = Truth.  Honesty.  Honor.  Respect. 

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May 29th

5 + 29 +2+0+0+9 = 45 = her personal year (from May 29th, 2009 to May 28th, 2010) = Suffering in silence.  Feel sorry for.  Ouch.  That’s gotta hurt. 

45 year + 3 (March) = 48 = her personal month (from March 29th, 2010 to April 28th, 2010) = Walking away.  Abandonment.  Disillusionment. 

48 month + 15 (15th of the month on Thursday April 15th, 2010) = 63 = her personal day = Grief.  Grieving.  Weeping.  Wailing.  Lament.  Misery.  Anguish. 

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Tammy Etheridge was born on November 26th, 1974 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tammy_Lynn_Michaels

November 26th

11 + 26 +2+0+0+9 = 48 = her personal year (from November 26th, 2009 to November 25th, 2010) = Walking away.  Abandonment.  Disillusionment. 

48 year + 3 (March) = 51 = her personal month (from March 26th, 2010 to April 25th, 2010) =  Truth.  Honesty.  Honor.  Respect.
 

One’s life lesson number stands for oneself.  Melissa Etheridge’s life lesson is 51 (5 +29 +1+9+6+1 = 51).  So Tammy’s 48 year and 51 month indicate walking away (48) and Melissa Etheridge (51 (Melissa’s life lesson (5 +29 +1+9+6+1 = 51))).

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April 15th, 2010

Peter Steele is dead at 48, news that Peter Steele has died confirmed Thursday. Peter Steele’s cause of death was heart failure learn fans today.

Peter Steele’s death has been confirmed by several individuals since last night, despite no official statement from family members. Statements of death come from fellow bandmate Kenny Hickey, Fuse Host Mistress Juliya, and a suggestive posting on the Type O Negative website.

Fans are reacting to the shocking news through a surge in twitter posts early today.

Foirst, Fuse VJ MistressJuliya posted on twitter last night the following messages: “Today is a very sad day in metal…” “End of an era.” “Peter Steele passed today. I loved my friend…our idol…my heart is with his band and family…” “@msjenncity (Steele) passed of heart failure. Just spoke to Kenny (Hickey of Type O Negative).”

Second, TypeONegative.com includes the following message today “The forums have been re-opened. Please play nice and expect statements from the band and family later today. Thank you for your understanding and support.”

Funeral arrangements have not been announced. Peter Steele will be greatly missed. Send your love.

from:  http://news.lalate.com/2010/04/15/peter-steele-dead-peter-steele-has-died/

Peter Steele was born on January 4th, 1962 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_Steele

January 4th

1 + 4 +2+0+1+0 = 8 = his personal year

8 year + 4 (April) = 12 = his personal month (from April 4th, 2010 to May 3rd, 2010)

12 month + 14 (14th of the month on Wednesday April 14th) = 26 = his personal day = Communication.  Enthusiasm.  Charisma.  Personality.  Popularity.  Celebrity.  Conversation.  Message.  Information.  News.  Reports.  Headlines.  Broadcasting.  The media.  The press.  Newspaper.  Reporter.  Radio.  Telephone.  Phone call.  Mail.  E-mail.  Announcements.  Adoring fans.  Bad news.

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April 13, 11:47 AM
Natalie Merchant, formerly of 10,000 Manaics, has finally come up with another solo album after nine years of silence on that front.

Her two-disc Leave Your Sleep  dropped today with 26 tunes focused on the once 10,000 Maniacs front woman’s musical interpretation of poetry.

Merchant focuses on the works on 27 lauded and enduring United States and British poets from the 19th and 20th centuries.

Among them are Ogden Nash, Robert Louis Stevenson, and Edward Lear.

The last effort by Natalie Merchant was Motherland, released in 2001. A talented singer/songwriter, this musical lifer Natalie joined 10,000 in 1981 while a college student, and stayed with the group until 1993.

from:  http://www.examiner.com/x-38149-Celebrity-Headlines-Examiner~y2010m4d13-Natalie-Merchant-releases-new-album-From-10000-manaics-to-26-poets

Natalie Merchant was born on October 26th, 1963 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Natalie_Merchant
October 26th, 1963
10 + 26 +1+9+6+3 = 55 = her life lesson = what she is here to learn = Insight.  Clarity.  Brilliance.  Reading & writing.  Mindfulness.  Philosophy.  Brainstorming.  Cogitate.  Words.  Definition.  Dictionary.  Encyclopedia.  Reference.  Answers.  Solutions.  Problem solving.  Proprietary.  Patent.  Copyright.  Publisher.  Writer.  Author.  Books.  Manuscript.  Screenplay.  Plays.  Novels.  Literacy.  Wordsmith.  Contents.  Comprehension.  Cognition.  Intellect.  Intelligence.  The mind.  The brain.  Cerebral.  Synapse.  Thoughts.  Ideas.  Notion.  Vocabulary.  Spelling.  Discernment.  (In)correct.  Right/wrong.  Clear.  Perception.  Realizations.  Brainpower.  Strong mind.  Open-minded.  Broad-minded.  Think.  Use your mind.  Open your mind.  Free thinking.  Open your eyes.  Eyes wide open.  I can see clearly now.  I get it.  Knowledge is power.  Those who can read see twice as well.  A way with words.  Food for thought.  Feeding your mind.  Two heads are better than one.  By writing we learn to write.  Putting pen to paper.  Pad of paper.  Original ideas.  New ideas.  Put your thinking cap on.  Problem solving.  Mental processing.  That’s the idea.  That’s my idea.  Clearheaded.  Clearing your mind.  Clear blue skies. 
 
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October 26th
10 + 26 +2+0+0+9 = 47 = her personal year (from October 26th, 2009 to October 25th, 2010) = The future.  Tomorrow.  Famous.  Name & fame.  Notoriety.  Name recognition.  (Inter)nationally known.  High profile.  VIP.  Well-known.  Household name.  Public life.  Limelight.  Legendary.  Notable.  Noteworthy. 

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Conan O'Brien to make TBS new late-night home, kills rumours Fox would get him
April 12, 2010 3:55 p.m.
Late-night mainstay Conan O’Brien is headed to TBS to resume his comedic duties with a talk show expected to debut in November, the network said Monday.

The program will air Mondays through Thursdays at 11 p.m. Eastern, shifting TBS’ “Lopez Tonight,” starring George Lopez, to midnight.

The surprise announcement hit the same day O’Brien starts a two-month, North American comedy tour in Eugene, Ore., amid persistent reports that he was likely to claim Fox as his new late-night home.

Barring Fox, syndication was widely considered O’Brien’s most likely option. Few if anyone mentioned TBS as a plausible destination.

O’Brien began serious talks with TBS just last week, the network said.

O’Brien left NBC in January after hosting “The Tonight Show” for just eight months, as his ratings plunged from those of his longtime “Tonight” predecessor, Jay Leno, who reclaimed the hour. Until last June, O’Brien had followed Leno as host of “Late Night” since 1993.

After giving O’Brien “Tonight,” NBC sought to keep Leno on board with a prime-time show that quickly flopped. An attempt to move O’Brien to a post-midnight slot drew O’Brien’s ire, and he walked away with a $32 million settlement package.

Conan O’Brien was born on April 18th, 1963
April 18th
4 + 18 +2+0+0+9 = 33 = his personal year (from April 18th, 2009 to April 18th, 2010)
33 year + 3 (March) = 36 = his personal year (from March 18th, 2010 to April 18th, 2010)
36 month + 12 (12th of the month on Monday April 12th, 2010) = 48 = his personal day = Purpose.  Meaning.  Mission.  Direction.  Destination.  Guidance.  Goals.  Aims.  Worthwhile.  Journey.  Tour.  Traveler.  Tourist.  Visitor.  Road trip.  On the road.  Unattached.  Walking away.

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April 12, 2010

Oprah and John Tesh Briefly Dated, Lived Together, New Book Claims 

A new biography of the talk-show queen claims Tesh broke it off because he couldn’t deal with pressures of being an interracial relationship in 1970s Nashville.

Oprah Winfrey and John Tesh were once a live-in couple? Get out of here!

In one of the more eyebrow-raising excerpts from Kitty Kelley’s new biography of Oprah, the author reports the talk show queen and Tesh, a 6’6” composer, syndicated radio host and longtime host of ET, were a romantic item in Nashville in the 1970s, according to the New York Daily News.

The News said the book – due out Tuesday – reports they shared an apartment there until Tesh bolted in the middle of the night, unable to take the social pressure of being half of an interracial couple.

On Monday, Tesh told the News, “Oprah and I were cub reporters in Nashville nearly 40 years ago and we dated for a short time.”

He added, “we remain friends to this day.”

from:  http://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/2010/04/12/oprah-john-tesh-briefly-dated-lived-toger-new-book-claims/?test=faces

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Oprah Winfrey was born on January 29th, 1954

source:  http://www.astro.com/astro-databank/Winfrey%2C_Oprah

January 29th

1 + 29 + 2+0+1+0 = 33 = her personal year (from January 29th, 2010 to January 28th, 2011) = Be brave.  Be courageous.  Taking a stand.  Standing up for yourself.  Standing your ground.  Standing firm.  Having a strong backbone.  Not backing down.  Not caving in.  Not letting people walk all over you. 

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John Tesh was born on July 9th, 1952 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Tesh

July 9th, 1952

7 + 9 +1+9+5+2 = 33 = his life lesson =  Be brave.  Be courageous.  Taking a stand.  Standing up for yourself.  Standing your ground.  Standing firm.  Having a strong backbone.  Not backing down.  Not caving in.  Not letting people walk all over you. 

One’s life lesson number stands for themself.  John Tesh’s life lesson is 33 (7 + 9 +1+9+5+2 = 33).  That it is Oprah’s 33 year indicates that John Tesh (33 life lesson) is a part of her year, and indeed he is mentioned in the book about Oprah.

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July 9th
7 + 9 +2+0+0+9 = 27 = his personal year (from July 9th, 2009 to July 8th, 2010)
27 year + 4 (April) = 31 = his personal month (from April 9th, 2010 to May 8th, 2010) = Reaction.  Controversy.  Scandal.
31 month + 12 (12th of the month on Monday April 12th, 2010) = 43 = Friends.
  

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Sunday, April 11, 2010

Even sweeter than Phil Mickelson slipping into another green jacket was seeing his wife waiting for him behind the 18th green Sunday at Augusta National with tears streaming down her face.Amy Mickelson had not been at a golf tournament since being diagnosed with breast cancer 11 months ago.

He had not looked the same ever since.

A shattered world seemed at peace in the fading sunlight Sunday at the Masters, where Mickelson made one last birdie for a 5-under 67 and a three-shot victory over Lee Westwood.

The conclusion was far more emotional than anyone expected.

Mickelson shared a long embrace with his wife behind the 18th green, and as he walked to the scoring trailer to sign for the lowest score at Augusta in nine years, a single tear trickled down his cheek to his lip.

“We’ve been through a lot this year. It means a lot to share some joy together,” Mickelson said, his voice cracking has he struggled to keep control. “It’s been such an incredible week, an emotional week. And to cap it off with a victory is something I can’t put into words.

“It’s something we’ll share for the rest of our lives.”

Determined to win one for his family, Mickelson made two remarkable par saves from the trees, seized control with a 15-foot birdie putt in the heart of Amen Corner and then made a gutsy play with a 6-iron off the pine straw and over Rae’s Creek on the par-5 13th to set up a birdie. It was the kind of shot that has brought Mickelson so much criticism for taking unnecessary risks.

There was simply no denying him in this Masters.

His final birdie only mattered on the scorecard, 16-under 272, the lowest by a Masters champion since Tiger Woods in 2001. Mickelson had this won as he walked up the 18th fairway to a massive ovation. He raised both arms when the putt fell, had a long embrace with caddie Jim “Bones” Mackay then walked toward the scoring hut and into his wife’s arms.

Standing behind them was Mary Mickelson, his mother, who was diagnosed with breast cancer in July.

So ended a Masters unlike any other.

from:  http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5hrK4NqJMFwP7iTN3ES0NBhf5RySgD9F15SB82

Phil Mickelson was born on June 16th, 1970 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phil_Mickelson

June 16th

6 + 16 +2+0+0+9 = 33 = his personal year (from June 16th, 2009 to June 15th, 2010)

33 year + 3 (March) = 36 = his personal month (from March 16th, 2010 to April 15th, 2010)

36 month + 11 (11th of the month on Sunday April 11th, 2010) = 47 = his personal day = Famous.  Name & fame.  Notoriety.  Name recognition.  (Inter)nationally known.  High profile.  VIP.  Well-known.  Household name.  Public life.  Limelight.  Legendary.  Notable.  Noteworthy. 

   

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