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New Center, Detroit

with significant history related to the automobile industry east of the New Center (New Center, Detroit) area, it is near the railroad junction of the Detroit and Milwaukee Railroad (Detroit, Grand Haven and Milwaukee Railway), and the Grand Trunk Western Railroad lines, -- Things began to look better for the building when Amtrak took over the nation's passenger rail service in 1971. The main waiting room and entrance were reopened in 1975 and a $1.25 million renovation project began in 1978. But only six years later, the building was sold for a transportation center project that never materialized and on January 6, 1988, the last Amtrak train pulled away from the station after it was decided to close the facility. Amtrak service continued at a platform near the building until a new station (Detroit (Amtrak station)) opened several miles away in New Center (New Center, Detroit) in 1994. The Windsor-Detroit International Freedom Festival features a fireworks display over the Detroit International Riverfront and coincides with U.S. Independence day (Independence Day (United States)) (July 4) and Canada Day (July 1). The Detroit Windsor International Film Festival is a major film festival also shared with the city of Windsor. The New Center (New Center, Detroit) summer events (New Center Park (Detroit, Michigan)) and Detroit Thunderfest hydroplane races (hydroplane racing) which take place in July. Detroit Fashion Week happens in August. The America's Thanksgiving Parade, originally the Hudson's Thanksgiving Day Parade, is one of the nation's largest and has been held continuously since 1924. Everyone Loves a Parade. ''The Parade Company''.


Bogotá

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New Zealand

; ref Swainson re-married in 1840 to Ann Grasby, and emigrated (emigration) to New Zealand in 1841. He was involved in property management and natural history-related publications from 1841–1855, and forestry-related investigations in Tasmania, New South Wales, and Victoria (Victoria (Australia)) 1851-1853. Swainson died at Fern Grove, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, on 7 December 1855. In 1856, a poem was written by the New Zealand poet William Golder in his

in this side-by-side comparison of Milo from New Zealand and Ghana. right 250px thumb Milo packaged in cans being sold in a Hong Kong Food Market (Image:Canned Milo In Store.jpg) in Northwest Houston. History Related variations of the name Corcoran historically include ''MacCorcoran'', ''O'Corcoran'', and ''Corcorran''. The sept called MacCorcoran was of some importance in the Ely O'Carroll country. The Corcorans hailed from Fermanagh and included a number of figures of historical importance such as the Bishop of Clogher in 1370 and Edmund O'Corcoran, "the hero of Limerick" (from the siege of 1691 (Siege of Limerick (1691))). Grenham, John: "Clans and Families of Ireland: The Heritage and Heraldry of Irish Clans and Families", Gill & Macmillan Ltd The surname Corcoran is found in Ireland, England, Wales, Scotland, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, and the United States (U.S.). Wikipedia:New Zealand Commons:Category:New Zealand Dmoz:Regional Oceania New Zealand


Wales

pipes and Carnyx. History Related variations of the name Corcoran historically include ''MacCorcoran'', ''O'Corcoran'', and ''Corcorran''. The sept called MacCorcoran was of some importance in the Ely O'Carroll country. The Corcorans hailed from Fermanagh and included a number of figures of historical importance such as the Bishop of Clogher in 1370 and Edmund O'Corcoran, "the hero of Limerick" (from the siege of 1691 (Siege of Limerick (1691))). Grenham, John: "Clans and Families of Ireland: The Heritage and Heraldry of Irish Clans and Families", Gill & Macmillan Ltd The surname Corcoran is found in Ireland, England, Wales, Scotland, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, and the United States (U.S.). WikiPedia:Wales Dmoz:Regional Europe United Kingdom Wales commons:Wales - Cymru


Washington, D.C.

), Washington, D.C., National Museum of Natural History at the Smithsonian Institution, Johnson IMAX Theater - (features nature and history related films), WAR - Warrensburg, Missouri * WAS - Washington, D.C., Union Station (Union Station (Washington, D.C.)) * WBG - Williamsburg, Virginia - '''Washington, D.C. (Washington, D.C.)''' 601,723 New York City 8,391,881


Soviet Union

project In 1946, Gardner began work on a highly-secret project (later codenamed VENONA) to break the Soviet (Soviet Union) cryptosystems. The Soviet encryption system involved the use of one-time pads, and thus was thought to be unbreakable. However, the Soviets made the mistake of reusing certain pages of their pads. As with most of the history related to the Polish-Soviet War, information on the Blue Army was censor (Censorship)ed, distorted and repressed by the Soviet Union during its communist oppression of the 1945-1989 People's Republic of Poland. She completed repairs late in January 1969 and returned to the combat zone soon thereafter. The warship remained on station, dividing her time between gunfire support, carrier escort, and Soviet (Soviet Union) trawler surveillance, until mid-March. After a brief return to Subic Bay, she began her final tour of duty on the gunline on 22 March. ''Wedderburn'' served as a gunfire support ship for about a month before beginning her homeward voyage on 20 April. En route, she made stops at Yokosuka, Japan, and Buckner Bay, Okinawa; and arrived back in San Diego on 12 May. She remained in port throughout the summer of 1969 due to a casualty to her propulsion plant and, in September, received word that she was going to be decommissioned. He was arrested for being a member of the Social Democratic Party (Russian Social Democratic Labour Party) and deported to Siberia, but managed to escape three years later. He returned with Stalin to St. Petersburg (Saint Petersburg) in April 1912, but again was apprehended and sentenced to three years hard labour. For a time he served on the collegium of the new Cheka. During the course of the Russian Civil War, he became a commissar for the Ukraine and took part in fighting against the White Army of Anton Denikin in the Caucasus. Appointed chairman of the Caucasian Bureau of the Russian Communist Party in 1920, he was instrumental in the incorporation of the Caucasus in the nascent Soviet Union. After Azerbaijan (Azerbaijan Soviet Socialist Republic) and Armenia (Armenian Soviet Socialist Republic) had been taken over by the Bolsheviks, in 1921 Ordzhonikidze led a Bolshevik invasion (Red Army invasion of Georgia) of the Democratic Republic of Georgia and established the Socialist Republic of Georgia (Georgian SSR). Montefiore. ''The Court of the Red Tsar'', p. 123. Later, he fought to reduce Georgian autonomy from the Russian SFSR and hence became a key figure involved in the Georgian Affair of 1922. Wikipedia:Post-Soviet states commons:Союз Советских Социалистических Республик


Australia

;Neslo" (combined with Nescafe powdered coffee). In Japan, Milo is marketed as a canned energy drink, available in vending machines. In Hong Kong, Milo is served in Cha chaan teng. History Related variations of the name Corcoran historically include ''MacCorcoran'', ''O'Corcoran'', and ''Corcorran''. The sept called MacCorcoran was of some importance in the Ely O'Carroll country. The Corcorans hailed from Fermanagh and included a number of figures of historical importance such as the Bishop of Clogher in 1370 and Edmund O'Corcoran, "the hero of Limerick" (from the siege of 1691 (Siege of Limerick (1691))). Grenham, John: "Clans and Families of Ireland: The Heritage and Heraldry of Irish Clans and Families", Gill & Macmillan Ltd The surname Corcoran is found in Ireland, England, Wales, Scotland, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, and the United States (U.S.). Commons:Category:Australia Wikipedia:Australia Dmoz:Regional Oceania Australia


Canada

to self-government and to the traditional territory called ''Gespe'gewa'gi'' ('''Kespékewáki''), the last land. image_seal seal_size image_shield History Related variations of the name Corcoran historically include ''MacCorcoran'', ''O'Corcoran'', and ''Corcorran''. The sept called MacCorcoran was of some importance in the Ely O'Carroll country. The Corcorans hailed from Fermanagh and included a number of figures of historical


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