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Minnesota is a Championship Power Soccer State Power Soccer is the first competitive team sport designed and developed specifically for power wheelchair users. Athletes' disabilities include quadriplegia, multiple sclerosis, muscular dystrophy, cerebral palsy, and many others. The game is played in a gymnasium on a regulation basketball court. Two teams of four players attack, defend, and spin-kick a 13-inch soccer ball in a skilled and challenging game similar to able-bodied soccer. Minnesota is big in this sport: some of the teams are: Spin from Columbia Heights / Courage Blizzards from Golden Valley / Minnesota Magic from Golden Valley / Minnesota Shooting Stars also from Golden Valley and Minnesota Northern Lights from Minneapolis. In their first year in the Premier Conference, the Minnesota Magic won the BraunAbility Premier Cup. The Magic won all three pool play games to earn a bye to the semifinals, then defeated Tampa Thunder 1-0 to get to the championship game. The Magic remained undefeated by besting the three-time champions Circle City Rollers 5-1 taking the tournament by storm. A USA team led by two-time World Cup winning head coach Chris Finn and assistant coach Bill Cain just finished playing the first ever U18 (under 18) international power soccer tournament. The EDF-US Metro Trophy, kicked off in Paris, France with a four-team field. Our own Team USA comprised of players from across the country challenging opponents from France, Finland and Ireland. The American roster consisted of Jake Bath (BORP Crushers, California) /Zach Dickey (RHI Sudden Impact, Indiana) / Lexi Heer (RHI Indy Cruisers, Indiana) /. Riley Johnson (Minnesota Magic, Minnesota) Tyler King (DASA Dynamites, Missouri) and Michael Rodriguez (RHI Indy Cruisers, Indiana) Play went like this: Entering into the final day of competition, Team USA found themselves in the home stretch of the tournament. The only roadblock that stood in the way of their journey to the final match was a semifinal showdown against Ireland’s U16 National team. The U.S. pushed the pedal to the metal on offense. Similar to Ireland’s U18 team, the U16 squad defensive presence was strong causing a few Two on Ones on Team USA. However, the U.S. relentlessness offense and passing wreaked havoc, producing tons of goal scoring opportunities in the form of corner kicks, free kicks, and kick-ins breaking down the Irish defense. Scoring eight goals in the first half and five goals in the second half. The roadblock was cleared, and the US team found themselves in the Championship game. In the moment they had been waiting for; the US played their last game for the championship in Paris against the French club team Vaucresson. The game started off sloppy for the US with two early two on one violations giving the French some momentum on defense and stopping the US attack on several set plays. However the aggressive offense of Team USA eventually caused Vaucresson to make crucial mistakes on defense leading to their first goal. This was the break the Americans were looking for and they ended the first half leading by three goals. The second half started off similarly to the first, with strong defense by Vaucresson, but the US sprinkled in two more goals winning the game 5-0. This was one of the toughest games for the Americans in the whole tournament due to the tough defense brought on by Vaucresson. Nevertheless, their defense came up second to the Americans, who did not allow any goals in the entire tournament. Congratulations to the United States under 18 national team. It is truly the best in the world.

Anyone who owns rental property, be it commercial or residential, at some point ends up having to deal with what we call the “nightmare tenant.� Nightmare tenants create a bunch of issues, stop paying rent and refuse to leave. Unfortunately, all too often, those same tenants seem to find a welcoming audience in the judges and referees who are appointed by the courts to handle landlord and tenant issues. Time and time again, we have seen nightmare tenants avoid an immediate eviction by playing on the sympathies of the court or based on a technicality in your lease. So you need to do your homework if you want to get rid of them. When you go to court to evict them, you have to know your lease, and you need to put every single pending lease violation in the Complaint. In court, you have to be prepared for the issues that will concern the judge. Did you properly serve the eviction summons? Do you have a rental license (if required)? Did you give your tenant a copy of the lease? Etc. Nightmare tenants can make life miserable and it can seem like you are powerless at times. But if you are careful, you should be able to evict them. At Hance Law Firm, we are happy to help with the nightmare tenant. Call us for a free consultation. Stephen W. Hance Esq.

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■ On Nov. 18, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln boards a train for Gettysburg, Pa., to deliver a short speech at the dedication of a cemetery. The Gettysburg Address became one of the most famous speeches in American history.

the robbery by members of the Symbionese Liberation under-construction Hoover Dam was relegated to the Army. journal’s back pages.) ■ On Nov. 22, 1986, 20-year-old Mike Tyson knocks out Trevor Berbick in just five minutes and 35 seconds to become the youngest titleholder ever. Tyson kept his title for nine more bouts. After that, his life unraveled when he was sent to prison for three years.

■ On Nov. 21, 1927, Time magazine puts the weekold Holland Tunnel on its cover. The tunnel, which runs under the Hudson River between New York City and Jersey City, N.J., requires 84 ventilating fans that replace all the air in the tunnel every 90 seconds.

■ On Nov. 30, 1886, the Folies Bergere in Paris introduces an elaborate revue featuring women in sensational costumes. The highly popular “Place aux Jeunes” established the Folies as the premier nightspot in Paris. The Folies followed the Parisian taste for striptease and quickly gained a reputation for its ■ On Nov. 20, 1955, Bo Diddley introduced himself spectacular nude shows. and his namesake beat with his debut on “The Ed Sullivan Show.” Diddley opened his appearance with ■ On Dec. 1, 1913, Henry Ford installs the first moving his song “Bo Diddley.” Sullivan had expected him assembly line for the mass production of an entire to perform Ernie Ford’s “Sixteen Tons,” and he was automobile. His innovation reduced the time it took to furious enough to ban Diddley from future appearances build a car from more than 12 hours to 2 1/2 hours. on his show. ■ On Nov. 26, 1931, the first cloverleaf interchange ■ On Nov. 19, 1976, Patty Hearst is released on bail to be built in the United States, at the junction of NJ pending the appeal of her conviction for participating Rt. 25 (now U.S. Rt. 1) and NJ Rt. 4 (now NJ Rt. 35) in a 1974 San Francisco bank robbery that was caught in Woodbridge, N.J., is featured on the cover of the on camera. Hearst had been kidnapped months before Engineering News-Record. (By contrast, a piece on the

■ On Nov. 25, 1952, “The Mousetrap,” a murdermystery written by novelist and playwright Agatha Christie, opens at the Ambassadors Theatre in London. The crowd-pleasing whodunit would go on to become the longest continuously running play in history, with attendance by more than 10 million people to date. ■ On Nov. 27, 1965, the Pentagon informs President Lyndon Johnson that if Gen. William Westmoreland is to conduct the major sweep operations necessary to destroy enemy forces during the coming year, U.S. troop strength in Vietnam should be increased from 120,000 to 400,000 men. ■ On Nov. 29, 1975, Silver Convention earns a No. 1 pop hit with “Fly, Robin, Fly.” Suddenly, the world wanted to see the “artists” behind it. The problem: Silver Convention didn’t exist. The two unknown singers who’d cut the record couldn’t be hired again, so two others were pressed into service to appear in their place. (c) 2013 King Features Synd., Inc.

by myoglobin is used for its name because it was imported through the country power to drive muscles, and of Turkey. Still others swear it was because the bird’s is present in large amounts in head resembles the helmet of Turkish soldiers. Some muscles that do a lot of work, think it’s because the call of the bird sounds like “turkin Ham Lake such as the legs. Muscles that turk-turk.” do little work, such as the ACCORDING TO GUINNESS: breast, have less myoglobin. • Vincent Pilkington of Ireland plucked a turkey bald THE INVALUABLE in one minute, 30 seconds on November 17, 1980, SNOOD making him the world’s fastest turkey plucker. Besides the fleshy wattle that • One of the world’s largest turkey farms is located hangs below a turkey’s chin, a in Norfolk, Britain and is owned by Bernard Matthews. male turkey also has a fleshy Over a million birds per year are raised there. appendage that hangs over • One of the heaviest turkeys ever raised weighed 86 its beak called a snood. The pounds (39 kg) dressed out, which is about the size of a snood indicates virility and large German shepherd dog. It won the annual Heaviest stretches to twice its length Turkey competition in London in 1989. during the macho strutting GOOD GIZZARDS! preceding mating. The ladies On the island of Mauritius in the Indian Ocean, dodo prefer a long snood. The birds lived under the calvaria tree. The tree's seeds were also plays an important unable to sprout until they had been ground down by the Fully Equipped Electric Kitchen w/self Cleaning Oven • Washer snood role in the rivalry between dodo's digestive tract. The dodo had no natural enemies & Dryer • Cable TV and Computer Hook-ups • Individually males. Males will access and therefore had developed no defenses. When man Controlled Central Heating & Air • Community Gathering the length of a rival’s snood came accompanied by rats, dogs, and guns, the dodo before engaging in battle. 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Harriet Tubman risked her life for hundreds of people during the American Civil War era. Let’s look into the life of this Underground Railroad “conductor.” • Born into slavery in Maryland in 1820, at age six, Harriet was given nursemaid duty watching a tiny baby. Any time the baby cried, Harriet was whipped, and later told of a day when she was thrashed five times before breakfast. At age 12, when she refused to help tie up a captured slave who was about to be whipped, Harriet was struck in the head by a weight thrown by her owner. The result was a lifelong injury that caused severe headaches, seizures, and unexpected attacks of narcolepsy. • At age 29, Tubman became quite ill, which caused her value as a slave to drop considerably. Although her owner repeatedly attempted to sell her, no buyer could be found. Because she feared being separated from her relatives, she began to pray that God would make her owner change his ways. When no change occurred, and a sale was being finalized, Harriet made a change to her prayer. In her words, “I began to pray, ‘Oh, Lord, if you ain’t never going to change that man’s heart, kill him, Lord, and take him out of the way.’” A week later, the owner died. When his widow began liquidating the estate, Harriet escaped to Philadelphia. Shortly afterward, she returned to Maryland and guided her relatives to freedom. • Over the next 11 years, Tubman

returned to Maryland nearly 20 times, rescuing over 300 slaves, leading them through the various stations of the Underground Railroad. She was given the nickname Moses, after the Bible hero who led his people out of Egyptian slavery. Tubman was never captured, nor were any of her rescued slaves. • When the Civil War broke out, Harriet went to work for the Union Army, initially as a cook and a nurse. But when it was discovered she was very familiar with the Confederate area and terrain, she became a mapmaker, a scout, and a spy. She would frequently enter towns under Confederate control in disguise, wandering the streets gathering valuable intelligence information for the Union’s military leaders. • In 1863, Tubman became the first woman to lead an armed assault during the Civil War. Working with Colonel James Montgomery, she guided the Combahee River Raid through a dense forest and swamps in South Carolina, an effort that freed 750 slaves. Through her intricate spy network, she knew the Confederate positions and location of their supply lines. • After the War, Harriet returned to her Auburn, New York home to care for her aging parents. She dedicated her time to caring for orphans and invalids, as well as promoting freedmen’s schools in the south. She married a Union soldier and adopted an infant daughter. • Tubman did not receive any salary for her Civil War efforts, so was ineligible for any military pension. But late in life, Congress granted her a special pension of $20 per month for her courageous endeavors. Along with royalties she received from publishing her biography, she founded a retirement home for impoverished former slaves. It was here in the Tubman Home for the Aged that she passed away in 1913. The tiny 5’2” former slave who had endured a debilitating illness and could not read or write, was laid to rest with military honors.

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