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Bell receiving offers from KHL - The Fourth Period
Senators defenseman Brendan Bell would prefer to stay in the NHL next season, but if the right offers don't roll in, he may have a home in Russia, reports the Ottawa Sun. According to the paper, two KHL teams are interested in signing Bell,...
A Blue Bell gasoline leak Blue Bell remains a problem after 11 years - Philadelphia Inquirer
"These cases are complicated," said Brendan Collins, one of their attorneys, "but there is no reason why this case could not have been tried prior to 2007." That the case is still coursing through the legal system has frustrated some plaintiffs....
Angels batter Seattle bullpen in comeback - The Register-Guard
Twins 3, Rays 2: Brendan Harris homered and Justin Morneau and Carlos Gomez also drove in runs to help Minnesota avoid a weekend sweep at Tampa Bay. Nick Blackburn (5-2) pitched six strong innings, allowing two runs and seven hits, and the Twins scored...
MXTV on the gate and set for major changes in 2009! - Fullnoise
MXTV's Brendan Bell said that this series was shaping up to be bigger and better than ever. “We're excited to be back for 2009 and are anticipating our biggest year yet,” Bell said. “We're stoked to have our new sponsors Yamaha, Kawasaki and Pirelli on...
African American Council of the Arts - Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Dinner-bell chiming, committee prexy Kathy Hollahan and co-chair Vonda Lynch escorted us outside to the white tent, where the gentle flickering of candlelight cast an elegant glow. Tables were adorned with shimmering gold linens and lush centerpieces a...
Brendon O'Connell, Hate Crimes Followup - RantRave | Published Opinion.
A man named Brendon O'Connell put up anti Jewish diatribes on You Tube, for which he was charged with hate crimes under Australian law. I got two replies, one to Rudistettner.com and the other on Rantrave.com. Both comments took issue with my...
Female umpires leading the way - The Age
The all-female umpire crew: Janine Monk, Jess McCluskey, Rebecca Goring, Jacqui Ginn, Leigh Davis, Erin Keating, Amy Clapp, Kaitlyn Marriner, Gwenda Bell. GEELONG folk will happily tell you they're ahead of the game on many fronts, not least their...
OAKLAND COUNTY TRACK FIELD RESULTS - Mirror
Catholic Central (Jake Spuller, Billy Riga, Joshua Kyles, Brendan Curran), 1:29.95; 2. Farmington, 1:29.96; 3. Orchard Lake St. Mary's, 1:30.52; 4. West Bloomfield, 1:30.57; 5. Rochester, 1:31.39; 6. Waterford Mott, 1:31.83; 7. Bloomfield Hills Lahser...
Ian Bell and Ryan Sidebottom Recalled to Bolster the England ... - Buzzle
The usually reliable Brendan Nash dropped a simple chance and the thought occurred that this might have been an Ian Bell moment – a beautiful cameo cut short by a moment of indolence, followed by a shake of the head en route back to the pavilion,...
Normal Community West High School graduates - Bloomington Pantagraph
... Jamie Fehrman; Talon Eugene Ferrara; Eric Michael Fisher; Ryan Fitzgerald; Drevonn Fluellen; Lucinda Cheyenne Fogler; Mike Fowler; Brendan Pierce Fraley; Benjamin Thomas Freimann; Kaitlin R. Fulk; Brian Steven Fulks; Kevin Fulton; Margarita Garcia;...

Brendan Bell

Brendan Bell (born on March 31, 1983 in Ottawa, Ontario) is a Canadian ice hockey defenceman currently playing for the Ottawa Senators of the National Hockey League.

Bell was drafted in the 3rd round, 65th overall, of the 2001 NHL Entry Draft by Toronto. Prior to being drafted Bell attended High School at St. Pius X High School (Ottawa). He grew up a fan of the Toronto Maple Leafs. Bell played in the CJHL for the Ottawa Jr. Senators where he was selected as the league's Rookie of the year. Bell then moved on to the Ontario Hockey League with the Ottawa 67's where in four OHL seasons, he scored 43 goals, 176 assists, and 218 points in 303 games, including the playoffs. In 2002–03, his final season with the 67's, Bell was named the top defenseman in both the OHL and CHL.

In his first pro season with St. John's Maple Leafs, the 2003–04 season, Bell scored 7 goals and 19 assists for 26 points. He also had 55 penalty minutes. Bell made his NHL debut with the Leafs in the 2005–06 season.

On February 27, 2007, Bell was traded by the Leafs to the Phoenix Coyotes along with a draft pick for Yanic Perreault. On July 11, 2008, Brendan signed as a free agent with the Ottawa Senators to a one-year contract.

Bell's goal song is "Ring My Bell" by Anita Ward.

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Brendan Bell (politician)

Brendan Bell is a Canadian territorial level politician and former cabinet minister.

Bell was first elected to the Northwest Territories Legislature in the 1999 Northwest Territories general election. He won the Yellowknife South district defeating former Yellowknife Mayor Pat McMahon. He was re-elected by acclamation in the 2003 Northwest Territories general election. At the beginning of his second term he was appointed to the Executive Council and has been appointed to three portfolios as Minister of Industry, Tourism and Investment, Minister of Justice and Minister Responsible for the Homeless He has retired from politics at the dissolution of the legislature in 2007.

Bell entered federal politics, where he contested the Western Arctic electoral district under the Conservative Party of Canada banner for the 2008 Canadian federal election. Bell lost by 4.4% or 595 votes to incumbent NDP MP Dennis Bevington.

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Tyler Currie

Trinity-Spadina MPP Candidate Tyler Currie

Tyler Currie (born in Calgary, Alberta, Canada) ran for a Provincial parliament seat during the 2007 Ontario election in the downtown Toronto riding of Trinity-Spadina for the Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario. According to the Ontario PC website, Currie spent most of his younger years in Waterloo, Ontario before moving to Toronto in 1998.

Currie was the Manager of Communications for the National Hockey League Players' Association (NHLPA), where he did public relations for NHL players. In that role, he handled a number of contentious, high-profile issues, including the 2004–05 NHL lockout.

He is now the Director of International Affairs for the NHLPA, responsible for growing revenues outside of North American and for all international competition played in by NHL players.

Currie launched his campaign on June 13, 2007 at Grace O'Malley's Pub in Toronto, Ontario. More than 200 people attended, including a number of sports media, CITY-TV's Mark Daley, and several NHL players/former players: Mike Gartner (former Toronto Maple Leaf, member of the Hockey Hall of Fame), Vincent Damphousse (former Toronto Maple Leaf), Matthew Stajan (Toronto Maple Leafs), Brendan Bell (Phoenix Coyotes), Wojtek Wolski (Colorado Avalanche) and Matt Foy (Minnesota Wild).

His father, Bruce McKenty, served two terms as a city councillor. Currie pursued a degree at the University of Toronto, with a concentration in Political Science and Canadian Studies. Currie furthered his political involvement by volunteering on campaigns, and was twice elected as a director of the University of Toronto Students' Union. Today, he serves as a Vice President of the Trinity-Spadina Progressive Conservative Riding Association.

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Yanic Perreault

Yanic Perreault (born April 4, 1971 in Sherbrooke, Quebec) is a professional ice hockey player in the National Hockey League. He most recently played as a centre for the Chicago Blackhawks of the National Hockey League. He is currently an unrestricted free agent. Previously, he played for the Toronto Maple Leafs, Los Angeles Kings, Montreal Canadiens, Nashville Predators and Phoenix Coyotes.

Yanic started his hockey career in Trois-Rivières where he was one of the best offensive players in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League, racking up a total of 185 points in his most productive season.

Yanic is considered one of the best face off men in the NHL.

He was selected to the NHL All-Star game in 2007, representing the Coyotes.

On February 27, 2007, Perreault was traded back to the Maple Leafs from the Coyotes, for defencemen Brendan Bell and a draft pick. He signed with the Chicago Blackhawks as a free agent on July 1, 2007.

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Gruvis Malt

Grüvis Malt was a six piece band founded in Providence, Rhode Island in 1995. Grüvis Malt has released a total of seven full-length albums, one of which was released under Lakeshore Entertainment subsidiary Lakeshore Records, and three EPs. The other albums were released independently under Grüvis Malt's self-run label, Integers Only.

The group disbanded in 2005, after the release of their last album, Maximum Unicorn, in order to pursue solo projects and new music.

Grüvis Malt was started in March, 1995 in Providence, Rhode Island by high school students Gavin Castleton (keyboards), Brendan Bell (vocals/percussion), Ethan Ruzzano (guitar), and Steve Martinka (bass guitar). The band had its beginnings in experimenting with random time signatures and heavy noise. At the end of the summer, Castleton left to Oregon and would not return until 1996. Grüvis Malt toured fairly consistently until 2004 (despite membership changes), and began full touring in 2005.

When Gavin returned, Josh Hutchins (a.k.a. Johnny Longburns) joined the band as a turntable operator, and Breakfast All Day, their first EP, was recorded. Brendan Bell picked up the tenor saxophone and Martinka and Hutchins both left the band. Brandon Clemmens replaced Martinka on the bass guitar, and began writing the songs that would become the Fetus EP. Then, in late 2007, Grüvis Malt added Reed Wallsmith (saxophone) and Erik Nilsson (saxophone) to its roster, all the while continually playing shows as far away as Boston and Connecticut.

In early 1998, Brandon Clemmes was replaced by Saunder Jurriaans on bass guitar. With a full fledged horn section, the band reworked the songs on Breakfast All Day and Fetus. The result was Cromagnetic, considered by the band as more of a compilation than a full-fledged album. Then, in 1999, Grüvis Malt released Sound Soldiers, an album the band considered as their musical "starting point". At this point, Grüvis Malt went on a short tour across the United States.

In 2000, Ruzzano and Jurriaans resigned from the band. At this point, the band began work on ...With the Spirit of a Traffic Jam..., their next full length album. DJ Chris Kilmore of the band Incubus, with whom they had played shows, opted to DJ on some tracks. The album was signed with Lakeshore Records, a subsidiary of Lakeshore Entertainment. Grüvis Malt toured the East Coast to promote the album, which was released on March 28, 2003. (The album hit stores April 9). Grüvis Malt dropped from the Lakeshore label.

In 2004, Grüvis Malt released Simon, which was not as well received as ...With the Spirit of the Traffic Jam.... Gavin and Brenden began working on separate side projects, like Ebu Gogo and Johnny Classic and the Classic Johns. After the release, Grüvis Malt stopped touring for the last time to work on Maximum Unicorn, which would be their last album. Maximum Unicorn was released in November of 2005, but Grüvis Malt never toured the album. The band calls it "the sound of a band giving up". Grüvis Malt was soon after disbanded so that the members could focus on their side projects.

The members of Grüvis Malt always valued the integrity of the music more than the publicity they received for it; thus, they prefered to remain unsigned and advertised predominantly using a "grassroots" marketing scheme.

Grüvis Malt toured the United States several times from 1995-2004. During tours, Grüvis Malt would rarely play their newly released music, usually playing unreleased material or remixed material, "to keep fans on their toes." Some of the bands that they toured with include the following.

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Trumans Water

Trumans Water is an indie rock band from San Diego, California. Formed in April 1991, members of the unit have included Glen Galloway, Ely Moyal, Andres Malinao, Kevin Cascell and brothers Kirk Branstetter and Kevin Branstetter. They have released over a dozen full length recordings over their career, wherein they collaborated with notable acts in genre, including Azalia Snail, Brendan Bell Jeff Fuccillo, Chan Marshall and Thurston Moore.

Influenced by noise-rock acts such as The Boredoms, Sun City Girls and Sonic Youth, they introduced a generation of indie music fans to Beefheartian composition and wild free improvisation. Despite the apparent chaotic quality of their music, however, a large part of Trumans Water's success lies in their dedication to rehearsal.

Other notable personalities who have expressed their adoration for the outfit include Beck, Stereolab and the legendary disc jockey John Peel, who effectively shot the band to indie stardom in the UK when he unexpectedly played their debut LP, Of Thick Tum, uninterrupted and in its entirety during an edition of his BBC Radio One show.

Brothers Kirk Branstetter and Kevin Branstetter relocated to Portland, Oregon in 1994, sans Galloway and are the only current original members still active in the band. Galloway took on the Glen Galaxy moniker to record as Soul-Junk, an experimental Christian hip-hop outfit. Kevin Branstetter subsequently moved to France in 1995. The two brothers being on different continents for the last several years has curbed their musical output but by no means stopped them. They have managed to put out six albums since the geographical separation.

Trumans Water has recently added bass player Mike Coumatos after over a decade touring and recording as a three piece (two guitars and drums). A new drummer, John Schier, has been added as well.

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