King Charles III’s Lydia Wilson on Pinterest Passion & Royal ‘Fancy Stuff’

first_img View Comments Age: 31Hometown: London, EnglandCurrent Role: A double-take-inducing performance as Kate (a.k.a. the Duchess of Cambridge) in the Broadway transfer of the Olivier Award-winning King Charles III, which imagines a world in which Queen Elizabeth II is dead and the royal family is in a state of turmoil.Stage and Screen Cred: Wilson has many stage credits across the pond, including Blasted, The Heretic, The Acid Test, ‘Tis Pity She’s a Whore and Hysteria. Her screen credits include South Riding, Misfits, Never Let Me Go, About Time, Hereafter and the upcoming Star Trek Beyond. Show Closed This production ended its run on Jan. 31, 2016 Related Shows King Charles IIIlast_img

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Masks mandatory to ride on Mason City city buses starting today

first_imgMASON CITY — Today is  the first day that passengers of the Mason City Transit system are required to wear a face mask or alternative protective face covering. City Administrator Aaron Burnett says the city wants to protect their drivers from the risk of coronavirus.   “This is a very important service to make sure that people are able to move around our community and get to whatever appointments or whatever essential actions they need to do. Many people are still reporting to work and transit is an important component of that. Obviously we can’t have transit operate without drivers, and the most important thing is keeping them healthy and keeping each other safe through using that resource for our community. By making sure everyone is wearing masks, we just add that layer of protection to ensure that service can continue through this pandemic.” Burnett says people will need to provide their own masks to ride on the bus.   “If they aren’t able to get that resource, we’d encourage them to reach out to the city, we’d be happy to try and find them a mask and try to put them in touch with somebody, or reach out to public health and I think they’ll be happy to put them in touch with somebody else.” Burnett made his comments on Mayor Bill Schickel’s weekly social media update. For other questions about the Mason City Transit system, you can call 421-3616.last_img read more

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Steelers Recap: Silver and Black hold off Black and Gold

first_imgOn the very first play from scrimmage; Terrelle Pryor faked the entire black and gold defense left as he went right for a 93 yard TD scamper.  The Raiders never looked back as they led the entire game and finished it off with a 21-18 victory.  The score makes it seem close, it wasn’t.  The Steelers were flat, sluggish and mistake prone all game long.  To top it off, Shuan Suisham, the teams’ most consistent and reliable player missed two field goals, his first two of the season. You can look at the score and say there’s your ball game, that’s where the team lost it, but that would only be partially true.The team lost it in all facets.First, the offense failed once again to score touchdowns when they needed to. They turned the ball over three more times. They failed to generate any kind of a ground game as they only picked up 35 yards on 19 carries and they once again failed to protect their franchise quarterback.Big Ben was sacked 5 more times. Roethlisberger was hurried and hit all game long as well. Additionally he was off target on throws he typically makes in his sleep. The O line looked like it did to start the season, unable to protect Big Ben under any circumstance.  To add to Roethlisbergers woe’s were the drops by the usually sure handed Heath Miller and Antonio Brown.  It was a sure fire recipe for punts and field goal attempts. That’s not a recipe that spells success very often. Frustration was written on the face of the QB, rightfully so. By the time the offense decided to show up and move the ball downfield, it was too late. The team was down 18 points, which proved far too many to overcome.The defense didn’t help either. While they buckled down in the second half; for the game they gave up 197 rushing yards and three touchdowns on the ground. They only sacked Pryor twice and hit him a mere three more times. A defense predicated on pressure must be able to apply it.  Ryan Clark led the way with 12 tackles but isn’t that telling? Your free safety led the way in tackles. That’s generally an issue, specifically when the opposing team only throws the ball 19 times.Special teams weren’t an innocent party in this comedy of errors. With two missed field goals and a blocked punt to set up a short field, what chance did the team have?  Lastly the coaching should get a big fat F for the performance the team put on. While they don’t play, they motivate, game plan and lead and it’s hard to say any of that occurred on Sunday let alone in the week leading up to the putrid display. This staff has turned a team of winners into a team that lacks the ability to beat the league doormats. It’s a week to week league and what a difference a week makes.If this team responds next week and goes into New England and wins, perhaps a performance like this may be forgotten or at least forgiven. If they don’t, we’ll truly understand who these 2013 Steelers really are.   A team of aging veterans, young players who lack direction and a coaching staff who’s lost the ability to formulate winning results. Mike Pelaia hosts the website Steel Nation Association www.steelnationassociation.com- Covering the Steelers and helping Children’s Hospital All Day Everyday. You can e-mail him at [email protected] Pittsburgh Steelers strong safety Will Allen sits on the bench during the fourth quarter of an NFL football game against the Oakland Raiders in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013. The Raiders won 21-18. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)Just when you felt that there was some momentum with the Steelers, a thought that they may get back in the 2013 mix, they go out west and lay a dud, with a thud.  The Steelers looked horrific in their game at Oakland from the get go.last_img read more

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Tears, Smiles, Mark Marines’ Homecoming

first_img“I know he’s coming home and he’s here and he’s safe. I can hold him,” said Debbie Foley, Howell, whose smile said it all, as she anxiously awaited the return of her son, Lance Corporal Russell Peter Surdi Jr.Foley, who waited with many family members, said Surdi had been wounded while serving in Afghanistan and had been awarded the Purple Heart. He turned 23 while on deployment. But “He’s OK,” she quickly added.Latisha Robinson, who lives in Mullica Hills, in South Jersey, said the welcome home gathering was “the complete opposite,” of the atmosphere when her husband, Sergeant Markee Robinson left for his deployment.“When he’s coming home, you’re happy because you don’t have to worry about the stress.”When her husband returned, from what was his second tour, Latisha said she would, “love him, tell him I missed him,” and tell him he’s “staying home this time.”The battalion and Leatherneck, where they were responsible for providing transportation for personnel and materiel, often through strife-ridden areas and some real hot spots laden with improvised explosive devises (IEDs), said Lt. Col. Peter Mahoney, the battalion’s inspector instructor.When the bus arrived, with a police escort, and the Marines stepped off, the cheers were deafening.“It was a tough time. I was like, ‘Oh, my God, what’s going to happen?’” said Rahway resident Luciana Pires, as she waited for her son, Corporal Valter Pires.Valter said he was equally happy to be home and had immediate plans. “I’m going to eat some Portuguese food and ride my motor- cycle around the block,” he said.When Andrea Kunak finally saw her son, Sergeant John T. Sharkey, she said, “I don’t have the words to express myself.”Sharkey’s grandmother,  Martha Szaro said, “I’m so happy he’s home,” as it was his third tour.Szaro’s granddaughter and the granddaughter’s husband have also served in com- bat, with the U.S. Army’s 101st Airborne Division. “We got a lot of them,” serving, she said of her family. “I’m proud. I’m proud of them all.”When Surdi was finished hugging and kissing and being hugged and kissed he said, “It feels amazing, it really does.”His next mission was, “go have a beer,” he said.“I can sleep and not worry now,” with her son home safely, Foley said. But then she thought for a moment and added, “except for all the sons and daughters still over there.” Families and friends of returning Marines await their arrival at the Red Bank Reserve Center. Credit: John BurtonBy John BurtonRED BANK – The sense of anticipation was palpable, as families and other loved ones gathered at the Monmouth Armed Forces Reserve Center last Thursday to await the arrival of their loved ones.The mood at the Reserve Center was celebratory because these mothers and fathers, husbands, wives, children and well-wishers knew that these Marines were coming home safe.The crowd was awaiting approximately 38 U.S. Marines, who were on the last leg of their journey home from a seven-month deployment in Helmand Province, Afghanistan, as members of the Corps’ 6th Motor Battalion, headquartered at the reserve center.It was a joyous reunion for the family and friends of approximately 38 Marines who returned to the Armed Forces Reserve Center in Red Bank last Thursday night from their service in Afghanistan. Credit: John Burtonlast_img read more

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Men’s Basketball Drops Back-And-Forth Contest At Loyola, 68-63

first_img Live Stats ESPN 1350 MVC TV Listen Live Watch Live Box Score (HTML) Story Links Photo Gallery Next Game: Full Schedule Roster center_img Preview at Illinois State 1/26/2016 – 7:00 PM Box Score (PDF) CHICAGO, Ill. – In a game that featured 13 lead changes, Loyola secured the final lead of the afternoon to defeat the Drake University men’s basketball team, 68-63, Saturday at Gentile Arena.Ten of those lead changes came in the second half as neither team led by more than five points in the second half of the back-and-forth contest.Drake (5-15, 0-8 MVC) was led by Ore Arogundade’s (Chicago, Ill.) 12 points on 5-of-10 shooting to match his career high. Reed Timmer (New Berlin, Wis.) and Graham Woodward (Edina, Minn.) each added 11 points with Woodward registering five of the Bulldogs’ 14 assists.”I’m proud of our guys, that’s about as good as we’ve played on the road in a while,” said Drake head coach Ray Giacoletti. “I thought we did some good things and feel bad we couldn’t get over the hump. But with that kind of effort it’s going to happen eventually. We had some guys come off the bench and give us some good minutes.”Loyola (9-11, 2-6 MVC) benefitted from Montel James’ 17 points with Milton Doyle adding 13 points.Drake briefly took the lead twice in the first three minutes of the second half before Loyola rattled off 7-straight points but were unable to build a lead greater than five during that span. Drake claimed the lead via an 11-3 run, but the Ramblers went on to drain four three-pointers in 2:20 to create a 59-54 advantage with 5:25 left off back-to-back makes from Donte Ingram.Two minutes later, the Bulldogs jumped back in front off a pair of three-pointers from Kale Abrahamson (West Des Moines, Iowa) and Graham Woodward (Edina, Minn.) to take a 61-60 lead. However, with 1:23 left, Loyola took the lead for good on a Montel James layup. James and Milton Doyle then combined to go 6-of-6 from the free-throw line to seal the victory as Drake could not convert on either of its two attempts during its final full possession of the game.The Ramblers began their scoring with an 8-0 ignited by a pair of three-pointers to take an early 8-5 lead. Loyola stretched that run to a 16-3 spurt to take a 16-8 lead on back-to-back layups from White with 11:38 left in the period.The Bulldogs answered by scoring 15 of the next 21 points to take a brief 23-22 lead on a Billy Wampler (Eau Claire, Wis.) three-pointer with 3:13 left in the half. However, 7-straight points from Loyola erased the Bulldogs’ lead and helped account for the Ramblers’ 29-26 lead at halftime. Timmer scored seven of his points in the first half with Arogundade adding five points as the Bulldogs shot just 10-of-28 in the opening period but converted on 44.7 percent of their second-half attempts.Drake remains on the road for its next contest at Illinois State Jan. 26. Tipoff is slated for 7 p.m. at Redbird Arena with the contest broadcast on MVC TV affiliates.Print Friendly Versionlast_img read more

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First impressions of 49ers Emmanuel Sanders’ first day

first_imgSANTA CLARA — Wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders’s impact on the 49ers offense could lead him to his third Super Bowl with his third team.“I’ve got two more years left or three more years left playing football and trying to win a championship,” said Sanders, who has won rings with the Denver Broncos and the Pittsburgh Steelers.Sanders was acquired Tuesday in a trade with the Broncos for a third- and fourth-round draft pick. The 49ers got a 10th-year veteran with playoff credentials, as well as …last_img

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Ohio Ag Weather and Forecast — November 28, 2017

first_imgShare Facebook Twitter Google + LinkedIn Pinterest Ryan Martin 11-28-17Windy today with strong southwest winds ramping up to 15-30 mph. Temps should push into the upper 50s to low 60s. Clouds will be building tomorrow as we get closer to our next frontal passage for Thursday. Temps will be slightly lower because of the cloud build, but still will be well above normal for the year. The front arrives Thursday afternoon and hangs around up to midnight Thursday night. This should bring .05”-.3” of action to about 70% of the state. It will be east of us by just past midnight.We dry back down behind the front for Friday and temperatures remain above normal. A cooler weekend will be in store, with temps rising again on Monday. All 4 days will be dry.Scattered showers move into the state next Tuesday, but will be limited to a few hundredths to .4” over about 60% of the state. This will be likely with a warm front lifting in. Then the big question mark for the entire forecast period comes for next Wednesday and Thursday. WE still are looking for a nice cluster of rain and thunderstorms to come out of the southwest, up a cold frontal boundary into the state. WE are looking for as much as .1”-75” if the thunderstorms can develop. We think the better rains stay to our west in Indiana. However, models disagree, and call for ALL of the action to disintegrate. We are leaving our forecast alone at this time. Scattered showers linger in NW flow behind the strong low in Canada for Friday and Saturday of next week, bringing cumulative additional precipitation up to .25”. The map above shows full 10 day precipitation potential, including Thursday’s action and everything for next week.In the extended period, we see mixed clouds and sun for the 10th through the 13th with cooler temps on strong north winds. In fact, we think there is a good chance this will swing the pattern back to below normal for the balance of December.last_img read more

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Attention Is Expensive

first_imgThe social tools make it possible for you to get attention. They provide you with everything you need to avoid obscurity. There is no reason that you should be a secret agent, possessing amazing abilities without anyone knowing who you are or how to reach you.The tools are mostly free. Attention, however, is expensive.Time: The first price you pay to gain attention you pay for in time. You have to invest time in the activities that drive attention. Getting attention takes more time than most people think, but it takes less time than any other period in human history. If you don’t have the time to invest, you also won’t have the attention you want.Energy: The second payment you must make is in energy. You have to devote your focus and energy to attention-getting activities. You can’t spend energy browsing the web, living in your inbox, or binge watching Netflix. Attention doesn’t follow passivity. It only follows action.Creativity: The third payment comes in the form of creativity. Attention follows creators, particularly those who create excellent content. The price to create content compelling to the audience whose attention you want is very high. Content creation requires resourcefulness and creativity. Taking pictures with your friends at a conference is fun, and it may get you a little attention, but it isn’t a long-term attention-gaining strategy. For long-term attention, look at Seth Godin.An attention-gaining strategy takes patience. You’re making a payment of time and energy and creativity. It works. Just not right away.A lot of people would like attention for their product or service. A good many people would like attention for their brand, personal or professional. A small number of people want attention for all the wrong reasons.Most people, however, will not invest the time, the energy, or their creativity to get the attention they need. They don’t want to make those investments, and they greatly prefer being comfortable.You can have whatever you want, provided you pay the price in full beforehand. Essential Reading! Get my 2nd book: The Lost Art of Closing “In The Lost Art of Closing, Anthony proves that the final commitment can actually be one of the easiest parts of the sales process—if you’ve set it up properly with other commitments that have to happen long before the close. The key is to lead customers through a series of necessary steps designed to prevent a purchase stall.” Buy Nowlast_img read more

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Hours after killing man being questioned in womans death

first_img Murdered father of two, shot in the head Arrests, Fake gun, bank account hacked and armed robbery Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppProvidenciales, 26 May 2015 – Back at home… Police have a 24 year old man in custody for the brutal killing of a 44 year old woman in Kew Town, Providenciales yesterday. It is confirmed that the man is assisting in the investigation and was detained by about 4pm after the murder report on Monday. The woman, who remains unidentified was examined at the scene and pronounced dead there. This is the second domestic violence incident in the Kew Town community in two weeks; the first woman was lit a fire, allegedly by her husband. Related Items:domestic violence, jail, kew town Woman shot, vehicle shot up in Kew Town ambush this morning Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Recommended for youlast_img read more

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