Tony Thompson
Tony Thompson
Anthony T. "Tony" Thompson was a session drummer best known as a member of Chic. He was raised in the middle-class community of Springfield Gardens, in Queens, NY.
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10 Tips for Young Entrepreneurs From an Expert Looking for a Global Impact, Sylvester Chisom
Huffington Post - about 3 years
All entrepreneurs must overcome fear to start their endeavors, but most of us do this when we have some experience behind us. Maybe after an unexpected career change, or after a lifetime of looking for the right opportunity. But Sylvester Chisom overcame this fear early on, when he founded his first business at age 17. Now, 11 years later, he is committed to helping other young entrepreneurs take the leap that could define their futures and successes. Chisom, one of Ebony's Top Young Entrepreneurs, is working hard to inspire the next generation, combat high youth unemployment, and motivate young people around the globe. Sylvester and I bonded recently over our commitment to the youth entrepreneurship movement -- not to mention a few shared favorite reads like Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill and The Greatest Salesman in the World by OG Mandino. Steve Mariotti: Tell me about your history in entrepreneurship -- from founding the car wash company to your current ventures. Sylve ...
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NACD Presents 2013 Supplier of the Year to Brad Miller, PQ Corporation
Yahoo News - over 3 years
MARCO ISLAND, Fla., Nov. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Brad Miller, Territory Manager for the Midwest of PQ Corporation was named the 2013 Supplier of the Year by the National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) this morning. He was also recognized for strong and positive support for chemical distributors and outstanding service to NACD and fellow NACD members/Affiliates. In presenting the award, Tony Thompson, Executive Vice President of JR Hess Company, lauded Brad for his nearly 20 year service to NACD. He remarked, "I am honored today to say thank you to Brad Miller for his dedication and unwavering support of NACD.
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Tony Thompson Post-Fight Interview Turns To Rough Sex With Wife (VIDEO)
The Huffington Post - over 3 years
There was so much boxer Tony Thompson could have said when asked how he would spend his Saturday night after his fifth-round knockout of David Price in Liverpool: Have a steak and a martini; soak in a hot tub; attend church, maybe. But no. In a post-fight interview Thompson boasted about the sex he was going to have with his wife. The really, really rough kind of sex. "She might be crippled in the morning," he said of his plans for the evening in this bizarre clip. Read More... More on Weird Photos and Videos
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Klitschko stops Thompson in round six
Reuters.com - over 4 years
BERNE (Reuters) - Vladimir Klitschko retained his world heavyweight titles when he knocked down challenger Tony Thompson in the sixth round of a one-sided contest on Saturday.
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Eastern Iowa Sheriff Takes Highway Safety Complaints Public - Eastern Iowa News Now
Google News - over 5 years
Black Hawk County Sheriff Tony Thompson said his deputies have just responded to one accident too many at the intersection of Highway 218 and Cedar-Wapsi Road. And the sheriff has drafted a letter to state officials and the Iowa Department of
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Tonight on the Pugilist KOrner: Eddie Chambers, Floyd Mayweather Sr, and Tony ... - BoxingNews24.com
Google News - over 5 years
Fast Eddie Chambers (36-2, 18 KOs) will be discussing the current state of the heavyweight division as well as his upcoming bout with tonight's co-host Tony Thompson. Mr. Chambers will also discuss the possibility of future title fights with the
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The Job with Tony Thompson - Royal Gazette
Google News - over 5 years
What is your job? I travel overseas to fashion design houses and select clothing and accessories for several of the ladies fashion departments, namely, dress, contemporary, junior's and accessories. Sometimes it's a little weird, but I know what I like
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People taking action to make a difference - Minnesota Public Radio
Google News - over 5 years
Tony Thompson is part farmer and part philosopher. Though he raises corn and soybeans on his 3000-acre farm, he uses conservation planting measures like "ridge till," which requires less fertilizer and holds more water than standard methods
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Clooney hangs with Bono, Mortensen scores hat trick - USA Today (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
Fox Searchlight toasted The Descendants (George Clooney and Co. earned a standing ovation for their efforts at a premiere earlier) and Sundance hit Martha Marcy May Marlene at Scarpetta in the tony Thompson Hotel. Clooney took a celebratory lap around
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TONY THOMPSON: "I DEFINITELY WANT THAT REMATCH WITH WLADIMIR" - Fight Hype
Google News - over 5 years
I'm going to bring in my 40th birthday with fireworks," stated heavyweight contender Tony Thompson, who's looking to put on a spectactular performance against Eddie Chambers on October 28th in hopes of getting another shot at Wladimir Klitschko
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Eddie Chambers vs. Tony Thompson possible for Showtime on October 28th - BoxingNews24.com
Google News - over 5 years
By Dan Ambrose: Heavyweights Eddie Chambers (36-2, 18 KO's) and Tony Thompson (36-2, 24 KO's) could see their October 28th fight televised on Showtime. Chambers-Thompson will be fighting in an IBF heavyweight title eliminator bout at the Bally's Event
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Funeral set for off-duty Iowa deputy - Houston Chronicle
Google News - over 5 years
Sheriff Tony Thompson says Norton's funeral will be at 10 am on Friday at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Waverly. Burial will be at St. Paul's Lutheran Cemetery also in Waverly. Visitation is on Thursday at the church. Norton is survived by his wife,
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Eddie Chambers vs Tony Thompson: Rematch With Wlad at Stake, Goossen Hoping ... - Bad Left Hook
Google News - over 5 years
A fight between American heavyweight contenders Eddie Chambers and Tony Thompson is set for October 28, and could be part of a special ShoBox triple-header if promoter Dan Goossen can get Showtime interested in airing the fight
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Round And Round, Featuring What's Next For Lucian Bute, Anselmo Moreno, Nonito ... - The Queensberry Rules
Google News - over 5 years
There's still no TV outlet for the good bout between US heavyweights Tony Thompson and Eddie Chambers, but one option is to place it in Atlantic City the night before Showtime's Super Six tournament finale, on Oct. 28. I think it would make a fine
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Chambers preparing for Thompson and perhaps another shot at Klitschko - Crave Online (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
Undersized heavyweight Eddie Chambers will try to topple another giant when he faces Tony Thompson in October, a fight that could lead to a rematch with Wladimir Klitschko. Undersized Eddie Chambers has made a career of taking down
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4th Brigade's return continues at Fort Campbell - Clarksville Leaf Chronicle
Google News - over 5 years
For The Leaf-Chronicle/Colette Sauls Peyton Parker, 3, holds an American flag Friday while she waits for her uncle, Tony Thompson, a soldier with the 4th Brigade Combat Team, to return from a yearlong deployment to Afghanistan
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Merger gone bad ends with sale - OCRegister
Google News - over 5 years
Entrepreneur Tony Thompson – founder of NNN Realty Advisors and its subsidiary, Triple Net Properties — changed the way large commercial buildings were bought and sold by selling partial interests in properties to investors. The firm then managed the
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Tony Thompson
    FORTIES
  • 2003
    Age 48
    Died in 2003.
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  • 1996
    Age 41
    In the mid 1990s he rejoined Power Station for their 1996 reunion album Living In Fear and subsequent tour. Thompson died within a month of being diagnosed with renal cell carcinoma (kidney cancer) on November 12, 2003, in Los Angeles, just two months after Power Station bandmate Robert Palmer's death from a heart attack.
    More Details Hide Details Thompson was a member of the band Non-Toxic at the time of his death. On September 19, 2005 Tony and the rest of the Chic band members were inducted into the Dance Music Hall of Fame. He was survived by his wife and two children.
  • THIRTIES
  • 1985
    Age 30
    Thompson was also a full-fledged member of the band Power Station along with Robert Palmer and John Taylor and Andy Taylor of Duran Duran. The enormous Live Aid charity benefit concert in 1985 saw Thompson playing with the Power Station as well as joining the remaining members of Led Zeppelin on stage (along with Phil Collins) at John F. Kennedy Stadium.
    More Details Hide Details During a reunion attempt in 1986, Led Zeppelin again asked Thompson to join them as a replacement for John Bonham; the reunion stalled in part because Thompson was in a serious car accident that year and was unable to continue participating. Thompson would go on to join groups such as The Distance and Crown Of Thorns with Jean Beauvoir (playing on their first album Crown Of Thorns before leaving the band and subsequently replaced by Hawk Lopez).
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1954
    Born
    Born in 1954.
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