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Alief, Houston

in a one-room schoolhouse. Alief ISD's three-story schoolhouse was condemned in 1939, and its students attended classes in a nearby building until a new school annex was added in 1940. Also in 1940, Melissa Outley died. Melissa Outley was married to David Outley. He was the first African American educator in Alief. Martin, Betty L. "Alief cemetery gets historic marker". ''Houston Chronicle''. March 19, 2008. Retrieved July 1, 2011. "History of the School." Outley Elementary School. Alief Independent School District, n.d. Web. 19 Jan 2012. . Hers is the first known burial in Prairie Grove Cemetery, which was adjacent to Prairie Grove Missionary Baptist Church. The church's sanctuary was demolished in the 1940s as attendance fell. Alief Community Church first opened its doors in 1941. Staff. ""Something's Happening" Youths to rally against violence, crime". ''Houston Chronicle''. October 5, 1991. Retrieved July 6, 2011. Population fluctuated wildly, ranging from a low of 35 in the 1930s to 200 by 1942. Population fluctuated wildly, ranging from a low of 35 in the 1930s to 200 by 1942. Alief acquired telephone service in 1943. "Alief History." ''Alief Super Neighbourhood Council''. Retrieved on July 1, 2011. E.W.K. "Andy" Andrau opened Andrau Airpark in 1946. Cook, Lynn J. "Development plans ground Andrau airport" ''Houston Business Journal''. Sunday December 27, 1998. Retrieved on June 29, 2011. In 1964, Alief ISD built its oldest remaining school, Alief Elementary School (later renamed for teacher Cynthia Youens). By the same year, oilman Robert E. "Bob" Smith owned 11,000 acres of land including what is now the Westchase area. '''St. Agnes Academy''' is a Dominican (Dominican Order) college-preparatory school for young women grades 9 through 12 "Our Mission & History" ''St. Agnes Academy''. (c)2011. Retrieved July 14, 2011. in Houston (Houston, Texas), Texas, United States at the edge of both the Alief (Alief, Houston) and Sharpstown (Sharpstown, Houston) communities. The school operates within the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston . Southwest The term "southwest Houston" often refers to the area that opened in the years following World War II, when they were considered to be suburbs, such as '''Alief (Alief, Houston)''', '''Fondren Southwest''', '''Meyerland (Meyerland, Houston, Texas)''', '''Sharpstown (Sharpstown, Houston, Texas)''' and '''Westbury (Westbury, Houston, Texas)'''. Alief is a large, ethnically diverse community which Houston began annexing in 1977. Fondren Southwest and Meyerland are centers of Houston's Jewish community. Sharpstown has large Hispanic and Asian American communities and was the first master-planned community in Houston. Also in the southwest is the Indian enclave, the Mahatma Gandhi District (Mahatma Gandhi District, Houston), informally known as Hilcroft. Westbury and Meyerland are becoming popular places for some gay men and lesbians to live, as real estate in the Neartown area has become more expensive as it has gentrified. '''Alief Kerr High School''' is a secondary school located in the Alief (Alief, Houston) community, near the city of Houston (Houston, Texas) in an unincorporated area of Harris County, Texas, in the United States. The school is a part of the Alief Independent School District and serves grades 9 through 12. Kerr High School was awarded the Blue Ribbon School Award of Excellence (Blue Ribbon Schools Program) by the United States Department of Education, the highest award an American school can receive, during the 2010-11 school year. http: www2.ed.gov programs nclbbrs 2010 national.pdf District F District F serves areas in southwestern Houston. District F has a significant Vietnamese American community. Moran, Chris. "District F councilman facing both political, legal fights." ''Houston Chronicle''. Sunday October 9, 2011. Retrieved on November 5, 2011. District F includes much of the Alief (Alief, Houston), area other areas in Southwest Houston, Briarmeadow (Briarmeadow, Houston) and Tanglewilde (Tanglewilde, Houston). In 1985 District F included far Southwest Houston. It included Alief (Alief, Houston), Braeburn, Braeburn Valley West, Glenshire, Gulfton, Robindell (Robindell, Houston), and Sharpstown. In 1985 the district was 83% white. Hurst, Deborah. "Goodner stays away from focusing on gays in District F campaign." ''Houston Chronicle''. Monday October 21, 1985. Section 1, Page 10. Retrieved on August 8, 2011. In 2011 Briarmeadow and Tanglewilde, areas south of Westheimer Road which were previously in District G, were moved to District F, while the Bellaire Boulevard areas and Sharpstown were moved out of District F.


Toledo, Spain

began the construction of the Residence Health Social Security "Virgen de la Salud". The original building still remains in use, although successive extensions were added (maternity, outpatient clinics, operating rooms, etc.). Into the existing complex. The complex was also extended to move the clinic to a new nearby building, now converted into Specialty Center San Ildefonso (Ildephonsus of Toledo). On October 6, 1974 inaugurated the National Hospital of Paraplegics who becomes


Quebec City

'''mural''' covering the entire side of a nearby building; the figure with a hat standing at the base of the 'street' is Champlain. *


Slovenia

petrol (and engine oil) because he resisted the italianization of Slovenian names and surnames by Fascist Italy, An article from RTV Slovenia entitled '70 years since the death of Lojze Bratuž'. The fourth paragraph reads "'''Fatal December 27, 1936''' - Fascists seized Bratuž on 27 December 1936 after a mass at which he had led the choir. They took him to a nearby building, where he was forced to drink petrol and engine oil" (''"Usodni 27. 12. 1936" - Fašisti so


Croatia

---memorijalni-centar-nikola-tesla-smiljan,762%3ASMN en info title Museum of Lika in Gospić – Nikola Tesla Memorial Centre in Smiljan publisher Museum Documentation Center (Croatia) accessdate 2011-11-08 There is also a congress hall in a nearby building. The original memorial complex was built in 1956. During the Croatian War of Independence, several of the buildings were severely damaged by fire. ref name "jutarnji-2006"


Madrid

car and threw it three floors into the air and over the top of a nearby building onto a balcony in a nearby courtyard. Under democracy ETA performed their first car bomb assassination in Madrid in September 1985, resulting in one death (American citizen Eugene Kent Brown, Johnson & Johnson employee) and sixteen injuries; another bomb in July 1986 killed twelve members of the Guardia Civil and injured 50; on 19 June 1987, the Hipercor bombing (1987 Hipercor bombing) was an attack in a shopping center in Barcelona, killing twenty-one and injuring forty-five; in the last case, entire families were killed. The horror caused then was so striking that ETA felt compelled to issue a communiqué stating that they had given advance warning of the Hipercor bomb, but that the police had declined to evacuate the area. The police claim that the warning came only a few minutes before the bomb exploded. Another Spanish "counter-terrorist" law puts suspected terrorist cases under the central tribunal ''Audiencia Nacional'' in Madrid, due to the threats by the group over the Basque courts. Under Article 509 suspected terrorists are subject to being held "incommunicado" for up to thirteen days, during which they have no contact with the outside world other than through the court appointed lawyer, including informing their family of their arrest, consultation with private lawyers or examination by a physician other than the coroners. In comparison the habeas corpus term for other suspects is three days. *European Astronaut Centre (EAC), Cologne, Germany *European Space Astronomy Centre (ESAC), Madrid, Spain


Stockholm

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Greece

held her own against Diablo (Diablo (Marvel Comics)) when he attacked a nearby building while the other Avengers were away in Greece Avengers Vol. 3, #39-40 , keeping him busy until Wonder Man and Triathlon arrived and helped her to disarm him. During the Kang War, she fought alongside Yellowjacket (Henry Pym) and Quicksilver (Quicksilver (comics)) under the command of Warbird (Ms. Marvel) in launching an attack to acquire the technology of the self-proclaimed Master of the World (Master of the World (comics)) ''Avengers'' Vol. 3, #48 , Quicksilver commenting that she reminded him of his sister, the Scarlet Witch, back when Wanda was Silverclaw's age. Commons:Category:Greece Wikipedia:Greece Dmoz:Regional Europe Greece


Boston

'''KASW''' is a full-service television station licensed to Phoenix, Arizona. It broadcasts in digital (ATSC) on UHF (ultra high frequency) channel 49 from a transmitter located on South Mountain (South Mountains (Arizona)) in Phoenix, on cable channel 6 on major Phoenix cable systems (which is used for station branding given the relatively its high virtual channel number), and several translators in northern and eastern Arizona. KASW's former channel 61 signal broadcast with 2,510 kW (Kilowatt), the second-highest of any Phoenix station. Currently, KASW is the second-largest CW affiliate (after Boston's WLVI) in terms of market size that is not owned by CBS Corporation or Tribune Broadcasting, both of which contributed stations at the merger announcement (previously, these stations were UPN or The WB stations, respectively). KASW is owned by Belo Corporation, in a duopoly (duopoly (broadcasting)) with KTVK. birth_date May 21, 1922 birth_place Boston, Massachusetts, United States death_date DATE OF BIRTH May 21, 1922 PLACE OF BIRTH Boston, Massachusetts, United States DATE OF DEATH Into the winter of 1943, she continued to carry vital fuels to ships and shore stations in Canada, Newfoundland, and Iceland. Then, in late March, she departed Boston to deliver fuel oil, aviation gas, and ammunition to Loch Ewe, Scotland. On 15 April, she turned westward with salt water ballast and a partial cargo of ammunition. On the 19th, she arrived at Reykjavík; and, on the 24th, she departed Iceland to join convoy ONS-5. Two days later, the rendezvous was completed, and the convoy of 43 merchant ships moved west on a course to maximize air coverage from bases on Iceland, Greenland, and Newfoundland. ''Kaweah'' recommissioned 16 December 1940, Commander Charles B. McVay III, USN in command. From early 1941 until late fall, she made oil runs between ports on the East Coast and the Caribbean. She arrived NS Argentia (Naval Station Argentia), Newfoundland (Dominion of Newfoundland), 17 November for duty in the North Atlantic. For the next 14 months she operated between Iceland, Greenland, and Boston, supplying the fleet with gasoline and diesel oil. She departed New York 13 January 1943 with a cargo of diesel oil for Casablanca, returning New York 12 March. ''Kaweah'' made another round trip cruise to Casablanca in April before resuming fueling operations at Halifax, Nova Scotia (City of Halifax), 26 June. For the remainder of 1943 she cruised in convoy between New England and Iceland supplying the fleet units with vital fuel. Between 18 January and 5 June ''Laramie'' made six runs to Baton Rouge, La., to transport fuel oil to Norfolk and Bermuda. She sailed from Norfolk to Bahia Bay, Brazil, via Guantanamo Bay (Guantanamo Bay Naval Base) 24 June to 21 July; operated along the Brazilian coast until 13 August; then returned to Norfolk 1 September for overhaul. Departing 11 October, she carried fuel oil via Boston and St. John’s (St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador), Newfoundland (Newfoundland and Labrador), to Narsarssuak, Greenland, where she arrived 25 October. Commissioned as hostilities in Europe and Asia began to draw the United States ever closer to the conflict, ''Mattole'' was assigned to duties in the North Atlantic. Following America’s entry into the war, the oiler plied between New York, Boston, NS Argentia (Naval Station Argentia), and Reykjavík, supplying fuel to both shore stations and ships. On 13 November 1942, she departed New York in convoy to Casablanca, arriving 1 December. She remained off the coast of north Africa until the 22d, fueling ships operating in support of the Allied offensives against Axis forces and their desire for control of the Mediterranean. For the 18 months following her second commissioning, ''Rapidan'' carried fuel from the Texas oil ports to ships and stations in the Caribbean and along the U.S. Atlantic coast. Between September 1941 and November 1942, she supplied petroleum products to Atlantic Fleet units at Halifax (City of Halifax), NS Argentia (Naval Station Argentia), Reykjavík, Hvalfjörður, and various ports in Greenland. Then, after overhaul, she served as escort oiler on a convoy to Casablanca. On her return to New York, in early February 1943, ''Rapidan'' resumed operations off the northeast coast, steaming between New York, Boston, Portland, Maine, and Argentia until April when she got underway for her


New Zealand

the campus chapel and the college's "Old Main" (the tallest nearby building), signals from these experiments were picked up as far away as New Zealand. Eventually, the college gained the call sign '''9YAJ''' for the experimental station. Later, on May 6, 1922 (1922 in radio), the college was granted an AM radio license and the '''WCAL''' call sign. They would broadcast two programs per week during the school year at 770 kHz in the AM band. One notable achievement


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