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Ilorin

, they were one of eight teams threatened with having their participation suspended due to a backlog of debts and fines Insurance, El-Kanemi, others may lose league slots (Nigerian Compass) . Finally, they were exiled to Ilorin for their final home game of the season after crowd trouble in a 1-1 tie against Shooting Stars FC that put an end to their promotion chances. Location Òkè-Ìlá Òràngún is located at on one of the several mountains adjoining the eastern flanks of the Oke-Ila Ridge, a part of the Yoruba Hills. Òkè-Ìlá Òràngún is about 120 miles (190 km) directly west of the confluence (Confluence (geography)) of the Rivers Niger and Benue at Lokoja and about 28 miles (45 km) northeast of Osogbo the capital of Osun State. It is about 150 miles (240 km) northeast of Lagos with Ibadan at about midway between. It is about 100 miles (160 km) southeast of the ancient city of Oyo (Oyo-Ile or Old Oyo) and about 80 miles (130 km) east of modern Oyo (Oyo, Nigeria) (Ago d'Oyo). It is 40 miles (65 km) northeast of the ancient city of Ile-Ife (Ife), about 60 miles (95 km) southeast of the ancient Yoruba city of Ilorin and about 120 miles (190 km) northwest of Benin City (more correctly Bini or Ibini) capital of the Benin (Benin City) Edo Empire. The Park takes its name from Oyo-lle (Old Oyo), the ancient political capital of Oyo Empire of the Yoruba people, and contains the ruins of this city. Oyo Ile was destroyed in the late 18th century by Ilorin and Hausa (Hausa people) Fulani (Fula people) warriors at the culmination of the rebellion of Afonja, commander of Oyo Empire's provincial army for which he allied himself with Hausa Fulani muslim jihadists. Stanbrook was born in Willesden, North London, the son of a laundry manager within the family business, the Sunlight Laundry. He was educated at Willesden High School, leaving at age 15, and became a legal assistant at Wembley Council (Metropolitan Borough of Wembley), while taking a part-time degree in economics and law at Birkbeck College (Birkbeck, University of London), University of London. He qualified as a pilot in 1943 and served with the RAF between 1943 and 1946. He completed postgraduate study at Pembroke College, Oxford then left for Nigeria in 1950 where he worked for ten years in the Colonial Service as District Officer in various regions of Northern and Western Nigeria, including Ilorin, Western Region (Western Region, Nigeria). On his return, he was called to the bar at Inner Temple in 1960 and practised criminal law, and was also was a night lawyer for the ''Daily Express''.


Hoffman Estates, Illinois

* April 14, 2007: The Shamrox defeat the Philadelphia Wings 17-11 at the Sears Centre in Hoffman Estates, Illinois to finish their inaugural season 6-10 and tied with the Philadelphia Wings and Toronto Rock for the fourth and final playoff spot in the NLL (National Lacrosse League) East Division, but miss the playoffs due to their intra-division record. 7,096 fans were in attendance at the final game for "Fan Appreciation Night," which included numerous fan giveaways, a silent auction, and a performance by the local Chicago band, ''Ready...Break.'' thumb right Logo of Barrington Broadcasting (Image:Barrington Broadcasting Group logo.png) '''Barrington Broadcasting Company, LLC''' (best known as Barrington Broadcasting), headquartered in Hoffman Estates, Illinois is an entity wholly focused on broadcast television. The company's assets mainly consist of television stations in middle and small sized markets. The company began operations in January 2004 with its purchases of WHOI-TV in Peoria, Illinois, KHQA-TV in Hannibal, Missouri Quincy, Illinois, and WEYI-TV in Vienna Township, Michigan (Vienna Township, Genesee County, Michigan). align center 4:00 Hoffman Estates, Illinois, United States Won inaugural IFL Light Heavyweight Championship (List of IFL champions) The '''Chicago Hounds''' were a professional ice hockey team in the United Hockey League for the 2006-07 UHL season. They played their home games at the Sears Centre in Hoffman Estates, Illinois. The Hounds franchise was officially a relocation of the Richmond RiverDogs franchise, which played in Richmond, Virginia for three seasons from 2003-2006. Their only coach was former Fort Wayne Komets coach, Greg Puhalski, who came in as the having the most wins as a head coach in UHL history.


Zenica

round of matches. Norwegians (Norway national football team) were placed fourth, but had a home game against Luxembourg (Luxembourg national football team) in the last round. Bilino Polje is the home football (association football) stadium of NK Čelik (NK Čelik Zenica) from the city of Zenica in Bosnia and Herzegovina and one of two main stadiums of the national football team of Bosnia and Herzegovina. The stadium was built and opened in 1972. It was used in Bosnia


Westwood, Los Angeles

winning streak author Brendan Murphy publisher ESPN date July 11, 2007 accessdate 7 February 2010 and four perfect 30–0 seasons. They also won 38 straight games in NCAA Tournaments and 98 straight home game wins at Pauley Pavilion. Wooden was named NCAA College Basketball's "Coach of the Year" in 1964, 1967, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972 and 1973. In 1967, he was named the Henry Iba Award USBWA College Basketball Coach of the Year. In 1972, he shared ''Sports Illustrated'' magazine's "Sportsman of the Year" award with Billie Jean King. He was named to the Basketball Hall of Fame as a coach in 1973, Prior plans called for this subway to extend to Fairfax Ave. and then north into the Valley but due to political disagreements, the line currently terminates here and the Red Line travels to the Valley via Vermont Avenue. Metro is now planning a project called the Westside Subway Extension (Westside Subway Extension (Los Angeles Metro)) which would extend the Metro Purple Line west from this station, possibly as far as Westwood (Westwood, Los Angeles) UCLA.


Pottsville, Pennsylvania

played. Alcoholic beverages * Beer was brewed by the colonials in Philadelphia from its very start. In addition to Philadelphia-style porter being known throughout the world, Philadelphia was ranked as one of the 14 best beer cities in the world by Frommer's in 2011. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - The World's Best Cities for Beer Slideshow at Frommer's A lager brewery was established in the Northern Liberties (Northern Liberties, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) section in the 1840s. The beer most associated with Philadelphia today is perhaps Yuengling (D.G. Yuengling & Son), brewed in nearby Pottsville, Pennsylvania. At one point, the city had more than a hundred breweries, though most closed with Prohibition. '''Schmidt's''' and '''Ortlieb's''' were the city's last mass-market brewers, both out of business by the 1990s. Today, a handful of micro-breweries operate in and around the city, including Yards (Yards Brewing Company), the Philadelphia Brewing Company, Sly Fox, Lion Brewery, Manayunk, Red Bell, Victory (Victory Brewing Company), Flying Fish, and Nodding Head (see Breweries in Philadelphia). * Spirits (Distilled beverage) - Philadelphia Distilling is a distillery in East Falls, Philadelphia. It produces Bluecoat Gin, Penn 1681 Vodka and Vieux Carré Absinthe. Publicker Industries once operated a distillery along the Delaware River just north of the Walt Whitman Bridge. It produced Old Hickory bourbon (bourbon whiskey) and other spirits, as well as industrial alcohol. Medical Missionary Dr. Isaac Wiley commenced the practice of medicine in Western Pennsylvania, subsequently moving to Pottsville (Pottsville, Pennsylvania) in 1849. Shortly thereafter, at the request of Dr. Durbin, Isaac agreed to go as a medical missionary to Foochow, China. The Schuylkill Campus was originally chartered in 1934 and was located in Pottsville (Pottsville, Pennsylvania), approximately 6 miles (10 km) north of the current campus. Classes were originally held in rented spaced, and laboratory facilities for science students were shared with an area high school. After World War II, the college began to grow, and in 1953, they began offering their first full associate degree programs. In the 1960s, the nearly 500 student body was outgrowing its Pottsville facilities, and the college looked to relocate. In 1967, they opened a new campus on a former farm. History NCTA first was organized as the National Community Television Council in September 1951, when a small group of community antenna (CATV) operators met at a hotel in Pottsville, Pennsylvania. They gathered in response to concern over the Internal Revenue Service's (IRS) attempts to impose an 8% excise tax on their operations. These business people quickly became aware of other common interests, leading to a series of organizational meetings during September and October 1951 and January 1952. In January 1952, the organization's name officially was changed to National Community Television Association. Early life and career Pleasants was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and did not live in the United States until age 13, when he was sent to school in Philadelphia (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania). He worked for the Pennsylvania Railroad and in anthracite coal mines. In 1857, he moved to Pottsville, Pennsylvania, to become a civil engineer in the local mining industry. Pottsville history thumb 250px left AmeriGas, Ypsilanti, MI (Image:AmeriGas_Ypsilanti.JPG) Under the UGI Utilities, Inc., UGI serves 544,000 natural gas and 60,000 electricity customers in eastern and central Pennsylvania, including customers of UGI Penn Natural Gas (formerly PG Energy) and UGI Central Penn Gas (formerly PPL Gas Utilities). UGI Utilities operates in the urban areas in and around Harrisburg (Harrisburg, Pennsylvania), Lancaster (Lancaster, Pennsylvania), Reading (Reading, Pennsylvania), Allentown (Allentown, Pennsylvania), Bethlehem (Bethlehem, Pennsylvania), Easton (Easton, Pennsylvania), Hazleton (Hazleton, Pennsylvania), Wilkes Barre (Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania), Lock Haven (Lock Haven, Pennsylvania), Pottsville (Pottsville, Pennsylvania), Stroudsburg (Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania), Lewistown (Lewistown, Pennsylvania), Huntingdon (Huntingdon, Pennsylvania), Shippensburg (Shippensburg, Pennsylvania), Lewisburg (Lewisburg, Pennsylvania), Scranton (Scranton, Pennsylvania) and Williamsport (Williamsport, Pennsylvania).


Flin Flon

and kids' activities) offered to community members and visitors. Sports thumb left Retired jerseys that include some NHL greats (File:Flin Flon Bombers 3.JPG) thumb right Flin Flon Bombers home game at the Whitney Forum (File:Flin Flon Bombers 1.JPG) Flin Flon is the home of the Flin Flon Bombers of the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League and the birthplace of NHL (National Hockey League) great and Hall of Fame (Hockey Hall of Fame) member Bobby Clarke. As captain of the team, he led the Philadelphia Flyers to NHL Championships in the 1970s, and was also a star on Team Canada 1972 in the Summit Series. Other NHLers hailing from Flin Flon include Ken Baird, Ken Baumgartner, Matt Davidson (Matt Davidson (hockey)), Kim Davis, Dean Evason, Al Hamilton, Ted Hampson (who was the second player to ever receive the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy), Gerry Hart, Ron Hutchinson (Ron Hutchinson (ice hockey)), George Konik, Ray Maluta, Tom Gilmore (Tom Gilmore (ice hockey)), Dunc McCallum, Eric Nesterenko, Mel Pearson (Mel Pearson (ice hockey b. 1938)), Reid Simpson, David Struch and Ernie Wakely. Media ;Newspapers & Magazines *''The Reminder (The Reminder (Flin Flon))'' - Monday, Wednesday and Friday - Flin Flon's only newspaper. *''Northroots Magazine'' - a bi-monthly glossy, regional publication, '''northroots.ca''' published February, April, June, August, October and December. In-flight reading on Calm Air. *''Cottage North Magazine'' - local interest, local stories, and local people - published by the Reminder newspaper January, March, May, July, September, and November. ;Books *''Tales From a Town With a Funny Name'' - by Doug Evans. ;Radio *CFAR (CFAR (AM)) 590 (AM), 102.9 (FM) *CBWF-FM (CBW (AM)) 90.9, (CBC Radio One) *CKSB-4-FM (CKSB (AM)) 99.9, (Première Chaîne) *CIFF-FM 101.1, (NCI (Native Communications)) ;Television *CKYF-TV (CKY-DT) channel 13 (CTV (CTV Television Network), analogue repeater of CKY-DT Winnipeg) *Shaw Communications operates a community programming channel; CATV Channel 11: Shaw TV Television in Flin Flon began in June 1962 with the opening of CBC Television station CBWBT channel 10. The station broadcast kine (Kinescope) recordings, sent to the transmitter from CBWT (CBWT-DT) Winnipeg. On March 1, 1969, the province-wide microwave system replaced the kine recordings originating at CBWT, giving citizens of Flin Flon access to live television. wikipedia:Flin Flon, Manitoba


Baton Rouge, Louisiana

to play their first scheduled home game against the New York Giants at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey (the Giants' home stadium); other home games were rescheduled at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas or Tiger Stadium (Tiger Stadium (LSU)) in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. During the season, it was rumored that Saints owner Tom Benson might deem the Superdome unusable and seek to legally void his contract and relocate the team to San Antonio, where he has business interests. Ultimately, however, the Superdome was repaired and renovated in time for the 2006 season (2006 New Orleans Saints season) at an estimated cost of $ (United States dollar)185 million. The New Orleans Saints' first post-Katrina home game was an emotionally-charged ''Monday Night Football'' game versus their division rival, the Atlanta Falcons. The Saints, under rookie head coach Sean Payton and new quarterback Drew Brees, defeated the Falcons 23-3, and would go on to notch the second playoff win in franchise history. - Baton Rouge, Louisiana WTGE-FM 100.7 FM - In 1779, citizens of the still-Spanish colony of Puerto Rico fought in the American Revolutionary War under the command of Bernardo de Gálvez, named Field Marshal of the Spanish colonial army in North America. Puerto Ricans participated in the capture of Pensacola (Pensacola, Florida), the capital of the British colony of West Florida, and the cities of Baton Rouge (Baton Rouge, Louisiana), St. Louis (St. Louis, Missouri) and Mobile (Mobile, Alabama). The Puerto Rican troops, under the leadership of Brigadier General Ramón de Castro, Interview of Thomas Ellingwood Fortin, Producer, New Albion Pictures helped defeat the British and Indian army of 2,500 soldiers and British warships in Pensacola. , and as of the end of 2007, had 12,718 interments. '''William F. "Bill" Cotton Sr.''' (October 23, 1897 – April 23, 2006) was a prominent central Louisiana businessman who acquired or built five bakeries (bakery) in Alexandria (Alexandria, Louisiana), Shreveport (Shreveport, Louisiana), Baton Rouge (Baton Rouge, Louisiana), Monroe (Monroe, Louisiana) and Natchez, Mississippi. At the time of his death at the age of 108, he was also the nation's oldest living Shriner (Shriners) and one of the last remaining American (United States) veterans of the First World War (World War I). birth_date Birth date missing birth_place Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States death_date DATE OF BIRTH PLACE OF BIRTH Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States DATE OF DEATH thumb right 160px Thad Allen (Image:Thad Allen.jpg) The U.S. (w:United States) Secretary of Homeland Security (w: United States Department of Homeland Security), Michael Chertoff (w: Michael Chertoff), announced from Baton Rouge (w:Baton Rouge, Louisiana), Louisiana (w:Louisiana) on Friday that Coast Guard (w: United States Coast Guard) Vice Admiral Thad W. Allen (w:Thad W. Allen) will replace the Federal Emergency Management Agency (w:FEMA) (FEMA) director Michael D. Brown (w:Michael D. Brown) as the Principal Federal Official (PFO) for the recovery effort; however, Mr. Brown will continue as the Director of FEMA. The inauguration ceremony was held at the state capitol in Baton Rouge (w:Baton Rouge, Louisiana). In a speech, Jindal vowed to put an end to political corruption in the state and speed up recovery from the 2005 Atlantic hurricane season (w:2005 Atlantic hurricane season).


Kent, Ohio

in time for the Flashes' first home game on 13 September 2008 against the Delaware State University Hornets. Phase two of the renovations began in February 2008 with the demolition of the sound end zone seats and scoreboard and removal

-02-11 In the south end zone, a new concession area and scoreboard were constructed. Phase one was mostly completed by the beginning of the 2007 home football season in September Offseason will feature upgrade of Dix Stadium http: www.recordpub.com news article 1131721 Dix Stadium renovation set to commence http: www.recordpub.com news article 2001132 and phase two was completed in time for the Flashes' first home game on 13 September


Moline, Illinois

with the Lexington Horsemen on April 14, 2008. In the debut of Arena Football at the Wells Fargo Arena (Wells Fargo Arena (Des Moines)), the Barnstormers lost a close 43–41 contest. The next week, Iowa won their first regular season match-up since 2001 (their 75th overall), defeating the Quad City Steamwheelers 58–38 on April 19 in Moline, Illinois. The team would win their first home game at the Wells Fargo Arena (Wells Fargo Arena (Des Moines)) on April 26, 2008, defeating the Stockton Lightning 47–24. Born in Moline (Moline, Illinois), Illinois, Johnson's recent books include ''Lulu in Marrakech'' (2008), ''L'Affaire'' (2003), ''Le Mariage'' (2000), and ''Le Divorce'' (1997) for which she was a National Book Award finalist and the winner of the California Book Awards gold medal for fiction. DATE OF BIRTH April 28, 1934 PLACE OF BIRTH Moline (Moline, Illinois), Illinois, United States DATE OF DEATH By this time, several other companies had begun to build and sell tractors, but the Waterloo Boy was easily one of most popular. In 1918, Deere & Company, a farm equipment company based in Moline, Illinois purchased the Waterloo Gasoline Engine Company for $2,200,000. Deere & Company had been anxious to enter the growing tractor market, but its own initial designs had proved unsuccessful. Executives at Deere & Company decided to purchase the Waterloo Gasoline Engine Co. because field tests indicated that the Waterloo Boy tractor had the best performance. After the sale was completed, the company became known as the John Deere Tractor Company, but tractors produced by the company continued to be sold under the Waterloo Boy name until 1923, when the John Deere Model D was introduced. The '''Interstate 74 Bridge''', originally known as the '''Iowa-Illinois Memorial Bridge''', and often called ''The Twin Bridges'', or the ''I-74 Bridge'', is a pair of suspension bridges that cross the Mississippi River and connect Bettendorf, Iowa and Moline, Illinois. It is located near the geographic center of the Quad Cities. . Quad Cities to LaSalle–Peru U.S. Route 6 crosses the I-74 Bridge from Bettendorf, Iowa south into Moline (Moline, Illinois), concurrent (Concurrency (road)) with Interstate 74. It remains with Interstate 74 for 5 miles (8 km) until the intersection with Interstate 280 (Interstate 280 (Illinois-Iowa)) south of the Rock River (Rock River (Mississippi River)). U.S. 6 then turns east at the Quad Cities International Airport. It intersects Interstate 80 as it leaves the Quad Cities area, and closely parallels I-80 for the rest of its length in Illinois.


Hamar

a home game. Wear green and white to show your support! *


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