John Brown

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abolitionist who was hanged after leading an unsuccessful raid at Harper's Ferry, Virginia (1800-1859)


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The Manc legends Ian Brown, John Squire, Mani and Reni staged one of the most eagerly anticipated reunions in music history in their hometown last weekend.
Alan Kemp, Cliff Brown, John Brain and Keith Rawlings got out of trouble when with a 12-6 deficit at 13 ends they won the next four ends with 4, 2, 2, 3 to go 17-12 ahead and although the opposition levelled at 17 across with a double and treble the Rawling team went 20-17 ahead with a 20th-end treble and after conceding a last-end single they signed off with a 20-18 success.
Sports Personality of the Year: Alan Pardew Wilkinson Sword: Steve Harper Stan Calvert Award: John Harrison Frank Brennan Trophy: Newcastle Eagles Team/Community Award: Newcastle United Foundation Wor Jackie Trophy: Remie Streete Jack Hixon Award: Alex Gilliead Rising Stars: Claire Brown, John Chapman, Matthew Graham, Jonathan Hill, Calum Johnson, William Jolly, Lucy Keeney, Hannah Lewis, Daniel Nagy, Hannah Nesbitt, Courtney Shoulder, Jack Wilson; Special Award: Mike McLeod.
The announcement comes after years of band members Ian Brown, John Squire, Alan 'Reni' Wren and Gary 'Mani' Mounfield claiming there was absolutely no chance of a reunion.
Steve Finlay, Simon Andrews and Steve McGowan were on target for opponents Uptpn AA but Newton were able to go one better thanks to strikes by Anthony Brown, John Paul Stanhope, Kieran Fleetwood and Jamie Hannah.
He said that the Cabinet included a number of "strong-minded people" - among them Gordon Brown, John Prescott, David Blunkett and Charles Clarke - who were all capable of raising any concerns they had.
I will continue to read the Record in hopes of better things, and in appreciation of contributors such as David Webber, Calvin Brown, John Vissers and others.
Landry and her three children, Steven Brown, John Brown and Cathy DiPilato, a brother, Russell Barca, ten grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and a large number of family and friends who will miss her dearly.
Lineen sends out strong a strong starting line-up with Rob Dewey, Thom Evans, Dan Parks and Chris Cusiter among the backs and an all-Scotland back-row of Kelly Brown, John Barclay and Johnnie Barclay.
The parcel of rogues lives on in the fellow Scots in the Cabinet who backed you all the way - Gordon Brown, John Reid, Alistair Darling, Des Browne, Douglas Alexander and the rest.
Gordon Brown, John Prescott and John Reid were among the Labour big hitters who made an appearance at the night.
He discusses a wide range of artists including Mahalia Jackson, Woody Guthrie, Bob Dylan, Diana Ross, Jimi Hendrix, Aretha Franklin, John Coltrane, James Brown, John Fogerty, Al Green, Stevie Wonder, Bruce Springsteen, George Clinton, Bob Marley, Michael Jackson, Madonna, Prince, Mary J.
And there was one apiece for Alan Brown, John Devereux, Gareth Thomas, Gavin Rowan, Alex Peever and Ross McGrain.
Then there have been been the many tribute essays we've published to gifted authors who have passed on--Toni Cade Bambara, Sterling Brown, John Henrik Clarke, June Jordan, Audre Lorde and Margaret Walker among other beloved writers.
The hotel's rich history--which includes visits by just about every sitting president, not to mention Molly Brown, John Wayne, and the Beatles--comes to life in a new book, The Brown Palace: Denver's Grand Dame.