Birthday boy Kyler Murphy’s home run the difference as Humboldt Crabs top Redding Colt 45s

first_imgArcata >> On his 21st birthday, Crabs catcher Kyler Murphy provided the biggest swing of the night.Murphy continued to be a thorn in the side of the Redding Colt 45s this season, as his solo home run in the bottom of the fourth inning broke a 3-all tie and propelled the Humboldt Crabs to a 7-3 win over their rivals from across State Route 299 at the Arcata Ball Park on Friday night.Both of Murphy’s home runs this season have come against Redding, with his first round-tripper being the …last_img

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Behind the scenes: State of the Nation Address 2014

first_imgOn Thursday 13 February 2014 South African President Jacob Zuma presented his State of the Nation Address to a joint sitting of the two houses of parliament in Cape Town, broadcast live to the people of the country.Watch: State of the Nation Address 2014Held every year, the State of the Nation Address also marks the opening of parliament, making it a ceremony of vibrant colour and high glamour as members of parliament, their spouses, invited dignitaries and ordinary South Africans dress up for the event.In pictures: State of the Nation Address 2014As 2014 is an election year, there will be a second address after the national and provincial elections, set for 7 May. This second speech will also mark the second opening of parliament for 2014 – establishing South Africa’s fifth democratic national assembly, in its 20th year of freedom.Full text: State of the Nation Address 2014What is the State of the Nation Address?In the State of the Nation Address, the president addresses the South African people in his capacity as both head of state and head of government. It is a formal state occasion and a key event on the country’s parliamentary and political calendar. The address is delivered to a joint sitting of both houses of parliament – the National Assembly and the National Council of Provinces. It is also one of the few occasions when all three arms of the state – the executive, the judiciary and the legislature – come together in one place.During his speech, the president talks about government’s achievements of the past year and looks to the future by presenting a programme of action for the coming year, which sets out the government’s key plans for the next 12 months.Behind the scenes: State of the Nation Address 2014National Assembly Serjeant at Arms Regina Mhlomi talks us through the formal procedures parliament requires before South Africa’s State of the Nation Address can take place:Lt Victor Jensen of the Cape Field Artillery explains the careful planning needed for the 21-gun salute at the opening of parliament. The full salute begins at the first note of the national anthem:Major Pierre Pretorius of the South African Air Force discusses the preparations for the aircraft flypass over South Africa’s Parliament before the State of the Nation Address:Compiled by Mary Alexanderlast_img read more

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ReadWriteWeb Co-Hosting SXSW Party With PBS, NPR & Others

first_imgWhy Tech Companies Need Simpler Terms of Servic… A Web Developer’s New Best Friend is the AI Wai… SXSW attendees, calendar this event and let everyone know you are coming on Facebook and on Plancast.When, Where and How to Get ThereWhen: Sunday, March 14, 2010 at 9:00pm until Monday, March 15, 2010 at 1:00amWhere: SXSW, Austin City Limits @ KLRU StudiosShuttle buses will run throughout the night between the Austin Hilton (5th street entrance) and KLRU. Top Reasons to Go With Managed WordPress Hosting Related Posts richard macmanuscenter_img Band of Skulls SXSW Interactive is just around the corner, so it’s time to make your party plans for Austin, Texas! ReadWriteWeb’s SXSW party – in partnership with PBS, NPR, and others – is happening on Sunday, March 14, from 9pm at KLRU’s legendary Austin City Limits Studio. There will be shuttles to and from the Austin Hilton.We invite you to enjoy some tex-mex, margaritas and live music with us! Also you’ll network with the smart, cool people attending SXSW from ReadWriteWeb, PBS, NPR, Frontline, ITVS and Futurestates. This event is free to attend for all SXSW Interactive or Film badge holders. You can register your interest at the event Facebook page.Who’s PlayingNicole Atkins & The Black Sea Tags:#Admin#conferences#Events Guide#Features#SXSW 2010#web 8 Best WordPress Hosting Solutions on the Marketlast_img read more

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