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District Municipality of Muskoka

residents, but an additional 100,000 seasonal property owners spend their summers in the region every year, making this a major summer colony. Many of the seasonal properties are large mansion-like summer estates, some of which have been passed down through families from generation to generation. Most of these expensive properties can be found along the shores of Muskoka's three major lakes: Lake Muskoka, Lake Rosseau, and Lake Joseph. In recent years, various Hollywood


Clarkston, Michigan

Ashlee Simpson Performs at SunFest, Florida" , Sawf.org, May 7, 2006. Subsequently she embarked on a major summer tour, the L.O.V.E. Tour (with "L.O.V.E." being expanded to stand for "Love Others Value Everyday"), which began on June 5 in Santa Barbara, California and at its outset was scheduled to run for 32 shows, concluding on July 29 in Clarkston, Michigan. Ashley Parker Angel was an opening act for Simpson; Geffen press release, "Ashlee Simpson Sets Summer 2006 Tour", PRNewswire.com, May 17, 2006. The Veronicas also opened on the first few shows of the tour, but had to cancel their participation in the tour due to a problem with the vocal cords of one of the singers, Lisa Origliasso. Sire Records press release, "The Veronicas' North American Summer Tour Cancelled", Marketwire.com, June 13, 2006. During the concerts of this tour, Simpson had a number of costume changes, including a "risque" outfit for "La La (La La (song))", and performed a cover of the Eurythmics song "Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This) (Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This) (song))". ''E! News'', "Backstage Exclusive" interview of Simpson by Ryan Seacrest, aired June 8, 2006. She also performed a cover of "Why Don't You Do Right?". Jay Lustig, "Ashlee throws everything but the sync into high-energy show", ''The Star-Ledger'', July 22, 2006. Originally built by the Nederlander Organization in the early 1970s, the '''DTE Energy Music Theatre''' is a 15,274-seat amphitheater located in Clarkston, Michigan. It was originally known as the '''Pine Knob Music Theatre''', due to its proximity to the nearby Pine Knob ski area and golf course. The name was changed in 2002 when DTE Energy (the parent company of Detroit Edison) purchased the naming rights to the amphitheater in a ten-year, $10 million deal. Despite this change, many people still continue to call the venue "Pine Knob", "The Knob", or "The Hill". The amphitheater is currently owned by Palace Sports and Entertainment, owner of the Detroit Pistons, The Palace of Auburn Hills and the Meadow Brook Music Festival. Annually, the music theater has consistently ranked among the top-selling outdoor concert venues in the nation. '''''Live Trucker''''' is a live album by Kid Rock released on February 28, 2006. It is composed of songs from his homestands of Clarkston (Clarkston, Michigan) (on September 1, 2000, and August 26 through August 28, 2004) and Detroit's Cobo Hall (March 26, 2004). The album contained the last two performances of Joe C. on "Devil Without a Cause" and "Early Mornin' Stoned Pimp" as well as Gretchen Wilson dueting on "Picture". Other highlights included "Only God Knows Why", the medley of "Somebody's Gotta Feel This" and "Fist of Rage," bridged together by Led Zeppelin's "Whole Lotta Love". *Clark Township (Clark Township, Michigan), Mackinac County (Mackinac County, Michigan) *Clarkston City (Clarkston, Michigan), Oakland County (Oakland County, Michigan) *Clawson City (Clawson, Michigan), Oakland County (Oakland County, Michigan) * Chelsea (Chelsea, Michigan) - ''Chelsea Standard'' Clarkston, Michigan Clarkston - ''Clarkston News'' Clawson, Michigan Clawson - ''Clawson Mirror''


Forest Lake, Minnesota

When preliminary urban routes were laid out in 1955, a split alignment was chosen to serve both cities equally. South of the Twin Cities, I-35 followed the corridor of old US 65 (U.S. Route 65), which had followed Lyndale Avenue between Burnsville and downtown Minneapolis. I-35E was located parallel to MN 13 (Minnesota State Highway 13), which cut northeast to Saint Paul from old US 65 south of the Minnesota River. North of the metropolitan area, I-35 closely paralleled US 61 (U.S. Route 61 in Minnesota), which passed through Saint Paul; I-35W paralleled old US 8 (U.S. Route 8) from Minneapolis northeast through New Brighton and then to the present day I-35E – I-35W split at Columbus


Hanko

a traditional fixture on the Finnish social scene, and is the town's major summer event. Sailing enthusiasts attend in order to compete, bu there are also others, mostly young people, with little or no interest in sailing, who attend only in order to party and drink. The latter constitute the so-called "Regatta tail", which is not appreciated by most of the town's residents. Other traditional summer activities are the "Tennis Week", the "Sea Horse" riding competitions


Churchill, Manitoba

for himself to hunt ringed seals. Beluga whales Thousands of beluga whales (beluga (whale)), which move into the warmer waters of the Churchill River estuary during July and August to calf, are a major summer attraction. Polar bears are present as well, but can only be seen via helicopter tours at this time of year. Birds Churchill is also a destination for bird watchers (Birdwatching) from late May until August.


Shkodër

of Rozafa known also as Rozafati. 250px right thumb Rozafa Castle at the top of a hill overlooking the Buna (File:Shkodra castle.jpg) Lake of Shkodër is the biggest lake of the Balkans peninsula. It is a major summer attraction for tourists and inhabitants. Another interesting historical site is the ruins of Shurdhah (Shurdhah Island) (Sarda), a medieval town situated only The '''Bushati family''' was a prominent family in Albanian history for part of the Ottoman (Ottoman Empire) rule of the region. The family ruled the Pashalik of Scutari from 1757 to 1831. Their dominance of the Scutari region was gained through a network of alliances with various highland tribes. Even after the fall of the pashaluk in 1831, the Bushatis continued to play an important role in the Albanian society. During the 19th century, Scutari (Shkodër) was also known as a cultural centre and in the 1840s the Bushati Library was built. In 1469, Giosafat Barbaro was made Provveditore of Scutari (Shkodër), in Albania. ''Mehmed the Conqueror & His Time'', Franz Babinger, Trans. Ralph Manheim, Princeton University Press; 1992, p.261 ISBN 978-0-691-01078-6 He was in command of 1200 cavalry, which he used to support Lekë Dukagjini . In 1472, Barbaro was back in Venice, where he was one of the 41 senators chosen to act as electors, who selected Nicolo Tron as Doge. Role in the Uprising In 1804, the year of the First Serbian Uprising, he was a Buljubaša (the commander of a četa), under Milenko Stojković. In 1805 he took part in the Battle of Ivankovac against Hafiz-paša, after which the Правитељствујушчи совјет awarded him the rank of Bimbaša (a commander of 1000 men) and Vojvoda (Voivode). After the Battle of Deligrad in 1806 against Ibrahim-Paša of Shkodër, he became one of the most important men in Serbia. image location Shkodër, Albania opened 1947 as "Vojo Kushi Stadium" '''Loro Boriçi Stadium''' is a multi-purpose stadium in Shkodër, Albania. It is currently used mostly for football (football (soccer)) matches and is the home ground of Vllaznia Shkodër. The stadium holds 16,000 spectators and was reconstructed in 2001. It is named in honour of Loro Boriçi, famous player in 1940s and 1950s. It is also the second largest stadium in Albania behind the Qemal Stafa stadium (Qemal Stafa (stadium)) in Tirana which seats 19,600. HSH's infrastructure runs east to Pogradec, south to Vlorë and north to Shkodër. There is also a branch line to capital city Tirana. The network was extended beyond Shkodër in the 1980s into what is now Montenegro, via the Albanian border town of Han i Hotit. But that section of the system is for freight only. There is also no physical rail connection between Albania and neighbouring Macedonia (Republic of Macedonia) as well as Greece. * 1910 Soufli, Drama (Drama, Greece) (closed in 1921), Serres (closed in 1921), Ioannina (closed in 1921), Kayseri, Inebolu, Ordu, Geyve, Bolvadin, Mansureh * 1911 Manchester, Scutari of Albania (Shkodër) (closed in 1914), Rhodes (closed in 1921), Diyarbekir, Elazig, Bitlis, Van (Van, Turkey), Ceyhan, Saida (Sidon) (closed in 1921), Hodeida (closed in 1921), Benghazi (closed in 1912). * 1912 Bolu, Urfa, Sandıklı, Söke, Djeddah (closed in 1916)


West Palm Beach, Florida

11763.aspx "Remodeled Ashlee Simpson Performs at SunFest, Florida" , Sawf.org, May 7, 2006. Subsequently she embarked on a major summer tour, the L.O.V.E. Tour (with "L.O.V.E." being expanded to stand for "Love Others Value Everyday"), which began on June 5 in Santa Barbara, California and at its outset was scheduled to run for 32 shows, concluding on July 29 in Clarkston, Michigan. Ashley Parker Angel was an opening act for Simpson; Geffen press release, "Ashlee Simpson Sets Summer 2006 Tour", PRNewswire.com, May 17, 2006. The Veronicas also opened on the first few shows of the tour, but had to cancel their participation in the tour due to a problem with the vocal cords of one of the singers, Lisa Origliasso. Sire Records press release, "The Veronicas' North American Summer Tour Cancelled", Marketwire.com, June 13, 2006. During the concerts of this tour, Simpson had a number of costume changes, including a "risque" outfit for "La La (La La (song))", and performed a cover of the Eurythmics song "Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This) (Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This) (song))". ''E! News'', "Backstage Exclusive" interview of Simpson by Ryan Seacrest, aired June 8, 2006. She also performed a cover of "Why Don't You Do Right?". Jay Lustig, "Ashlee throws everything but the sync into high-energy show", ''The Star-Ledger'', July 22, 2006. It began broadcasting on August 31, 1974 (1974 in television) with the call letters (Call sign) '''WEVU''' (a phonetic translation (Phonetic transcription) of "'''WE''' '''V'''ie'''U''' W ") and was the third television station in Fort Myers. Originally owned by Caloosa Television, it immediately took over the ABC affiliation which beforehand was relegated to off-hour secondary clearances through WBBH and CBS outlet WINK-TV. However, viewers with a good antenna could also watch the full ABC schedule from Miami (Miami, Florida)'s WPLG, West Palm Beach (West Palm Beach, Florida)'s WPEC, or WLCY-TV (now WTSP) in St. Petersburg (St. Petersburg, Florida). It aired an analog (analog television) signal on UHF channel 26 from a transmitter northeast of Bonita Springs (Bonita Springs, Florida) near the Collier (Collier County, Florida) and Lee (Lee County, Florida) County line. This location put a stronger signal into Naples and Southern Collier County as compared wit the market (media market)'s other broadcast outlets. '''Edsel Dope''' (born '''Brian Charles Ebejer''', March 21, 1974, West Palm Beach, Florida) is the lead singer and main songwriter for nu metal industrial metal band, Dope (Dope (band)), originally from New York City. '''CityPlace''' is an upscale lifestyle center (lifestyle center (retail)) in downtown West Palm Beach (West Palm Beach, Florida), Florida along South Rosemary Avenue. Besides shops, the center also includes rental apartments, condos, and offices. '''WXEL-TV''' is the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) member public television station serving South Florida, and is licensed to West Palm Beach (West Palm Beach, Florida). WXEL is owned by Barry University, a Catholic (Roman Catholic Church) university based in Miami (Miami, Florida); despite the Catholic-based ownership, WXEL shows no religious programming (other than documentaries provided by PBS). The station reaches viewers from the Treasure Coast all the way down to Miami-Dade County. Once you get a chance to talk to West Palm Beach, Florida (w:West Palm Beach, Florida) native Whitney Cunningham, who placed seventh on the eighth cycle (w:America's Next Top Model, Cycle 8) of the popular reality TV series ''America's Next Top Model (w:America's Next Top Model)'', you begin to understand what host Tyra Banks (w:Tyra Banks) meant when she described her as the "full package." Sub-freezing temperatures are also expected for a shorter time in West Palm Beach (w:West Palm Beach, Florida), Fort Lauderdale (w:Fort Lauderdale, Florida), and Miami (w:Miami, Florida). In south Florida, temperatures are expected to flirt with all-time record lows before sunrise.


Rawalpindi

) and continues to the hill station of Murree, which is a major summer attraction for Rawalpindi residents. Murree Road is one of the busiest in the Punjab (Punjab, India) Province of Pakistan; significant construction and expansion work is being done on it. Rawalpindi is on the ancient Grand Trunk Road (also known as G.T. Road or, more recently, N-5) which links Rawalpindi to nearly every major city in northern and southern Pakistan, from Karachi, to Peshawar, Lahore, Quetta, Multan, Faisalabad, Hyderabad (Hyderabad, Sindh), Sukkur, Bahawalpur, Jhelum (Jhelum (City)), Gujrat (Gujrat city), Gujranwala, Kohat, Khanewal, Nawabshah, Nowshera (Nowshera, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa) and the Malakand Pass. The city is served by two nearby six-lane motorways: M2 (Lahore-Islamabad) and M1 (Islamabad-Peshawar), which were completed in the 1990s. Somewhat further away is the famous Karakoram Highway, the world's highest international road, which connects Pakistan to China. Other forms of public transportation General Bus Stand, Pir Wadhai is the principal station for interstate buses and other public vehicles which regularly transports passengers. GBS, Pir Wadhai caters government and private buses. It has many reasonable hotels. Luxury Hino, Mercedes buses also operated from Pir Wadhai. Rawalpindi houses stations of high quality private bus services. Daewoo Express has a terminal on Peshawar Road along with the likes of Faisal Movers and Niazi Express. Taxis and rickshaws are readily available on the hotspots of the city. Telecommunication The Pakistan Telecommunication Company (PTCL) provides the main network of landline telephone with minority shares of other operators. All major mobile phone companies operating in Pakistan provide service in Rawalpindi. Pakistan's broadband revolution has had a significant impact on telecommunications in Rawalpindi. The city, along with other major cities of Pakistan, enjoys a widespread coverage from WiFi and WiMAX operators, with Wateen, WiTribe (Wi-Tribe), Qubee having the most shares. DSL internet also has a major coverage in the city with NayaTel and PTCL the main stakeholders. Recently a high speed 3G Network, EVO Nitro, was also set up by PTCL with maximum speeds of 9.3 Mbit s to add up to the already established EVO 3G Network. Though localized, it is the first instance in the history of telecommunication that EVDO RevB (EVDO#TIA-856 Rev. B) technology was commercially launched. The city also has a significant optic fibre network, with nearly all major commercial and household areas covered. This network allows the local residents to enjoy maximum internet speeds of 50 Mbps, IPTV services and along with high-quality telephony services. WikiPedia:Rawalpindi Dmoz:Regional Asia Pakistan Provinces Punjab Localities Rawalpindi commons:Rawalpindi


Portland, Maine

.aspx "Remodeled Ashlee Simpson Performs at SunFest, Florida" , Sawf.org, May 7, 2006. Subsequently she embarked on a major summer tour, the L.O.V.E. Tour (with "L.O.V.E." being expanded to stand for "Love Others Value Everyday"), which began on June 5 in Santa Barbara, California and at its outset was scheduled to run for 32 shows, concluding on July 29


North Korea

Korea .) '''Kuwŏlsan''' is a mountain in South Hwanghae, North Korea. The mountain takes its name from the ninth month of the lunar calendar, because it is considered particularly attractive in that month. The mountain is a major summer resort in North Korea, attracting many domestic tourists. The highest peak of the mountain is 954 m above sea level; this is the highest point in the short Kuwol range (Kuwol Mountains). '''Pohyon-sa''' is a Korean Buddhist temple located in Hyangsan county in North Pyong'an Province, North Korea. It is located within the famous Myohyang Mountains (Myohyangsan). Founded under the Koryo dynasty at the start of the 11th century, the temple flourished as one of the greatest centers of Buddhism in the north of Korea, and became a renowned place of pilgrimage. Like most other temples in North Korea, the complex suffered extensive damage from US bombing during the Korean War. The temple is designated as National Treasure (National Treasures of North Korea) #40 in North Korea, with many of its component buildings and structures further declared as individual national treasures. '''Paek Yong Ho''' (born 1945) is General Secretary to the Central Committee of the Red Cross Society of North Korea. This body is the North Korean affiliate of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies. '''Sonbong''', formerly called '''Unggi''' (Hanja: 雄基), is a subdivision of the North Korean city of Rason. It is located at the northeastern extreme of North Korea, bordering Russia and China. It lies on Unggi Bay, an extension of the Sea of Japan (East Sea of Korea) (Sea of Japan naming dispute). A uranium mine is allegedly located there, as is a 200 megawatt oil-fired power plant. Commons:Category:North Korea WikiPedia:North Korea Dmoz:Regional Asia North Korea


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