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Sumqayit

trans_title Sumgayit Executive Power. Parks and Leisure facilities accessdate 2010-12-29 Sports The city has one professional football (football (soccer)) team competing in the top-flight of Azerbaijani football – Sumgayit (Sumgayit FK), currently playing in the Azerbaijan Premier League. Transport Public transport thumb right The city's Koroghlu avenue. (File:Koroghlu avenue, Sumgait.JPG) Sumqayit has a large urban transport system, mostly managed by the Ministry of Transportation (Ministry of Transportation (Azerbaijan)). The city had a tram system (Trams in Sumqayit) that functioned from 1959 to 2003. WikiPedia:Sumqayit


Lankaran

''Lankaran'' are headquartered in the city. WikiPedia:Lankaran Commons:Category:Lenkoran


Moline, Illinois

hockey team competing in the AA level United Hockey League. The Mallards played their home games at The MARK of the Quad Cities in Moline, Illinois. Their team colors were forest green and burgundy. They won the Colonial Cup (Colonial Cup (hockey)) in 1997, 1998 and 2001, and the Tarry Cup in 1998, 2000, 2001 and 2002. The Mallards won 50 or more games in 6 consecutive seasons, from 1996-97 to 2001-02, a professional hockey record. http: www.qctimes.com articles 2002 03 18 mallards export31148.txt Quad City Times Article: Mallards Extend Streak of Excellence - March 18th, 2002 They were also known for never having missed the playoffs in their years of existence. Historically, the Mallards enjoyed heated and spirited rivalries with the Flint Generals, Muskegon Fury and Rockford IceHogs. The '''i wireless Center''' is a 12,000-seat multi-purpose arena in Moline, Illinois. The arena has garnered numerous architectural industry awards since its construction. The facility opened in May 1993, under the name '''The MARK of the Quad Cities''' with the singer Neil Diamond as the opening act. State funding for junior college operations was first appropriated in 1955. Seven new public junior colleges were established in Illinois between 1955 and 1962, bringing the total to 18. Rock Island (Rock Island, Illinois), Moline (Moline, Illinois), and East Moline (East Moline, Illinois) joined to form Black Hawk College in 1961, the first junior college created separate from a common school district. Early life Bartlett was born in Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin, the daughter of Carrie and E.E. Bartlett, Bonnie Bartlett Biography (1929-) and raised in Moline, Illinois. Her father was an insurance salesman and a failed actor, and she was determined to live out his dream. Bartlett met her husband, actor William Daniels at Northwestern University. They were married on June 30, 1951. In 1961, she gave birth to a son, who died just 24 hours later. They later adopted two children: Michael, who became an assistant director and stage manager in Los Angeles, and Robert, who became an artist and computer graphics designer based in New York City. In the fall of 2000, she was an honoree at Moline High School in Moline, Illinois. Her plaque sits in a viewing window in the auditorium lobby at the school. Bartlett is an active member of Screen Actors Guild and currently serves on its National Board of Directors. Screen Actors Guild National Board of Directors '''Quad Cities Generating Station''' is a two-unit nuclear power plant located near Cordova, Illinois, USA on the Mississippi River. The two General Electric boiling water reactors give the plant a total electric capacity of approximately 1,824 MW (Megawatt). It was named for the nearby cities of Moline, Illinois, Rock Island, Illinois, Davenport, Iowa, East Moline, Illinois, and Bettendorf, Iowa — known as the Quad Cities. After being on hiatus for six seasons, the Barnstormers played their first regular season game of 2008, falling at the Louisville Fire 58–28 on March 29, 2008. The following week, they would return home for a Monday Night primetime match-up 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.


Oakville, Ontario

Oakville also has a moderate amount of success in hockey with the Oakville Blades, a Tier II Junior "A" (Ontario Provincial Junior A Hockey League) franchise since 1966, and a "AAA" hockey


Medellín

52,872 '''Corporación Deportiva Independiente Medellín''' is a professional Colombian football (soccer) team competing in Fútbol Profesional Colombiano, the Colombian first division. The club is based in the city of Medellín and founded in 1913. It has won the league's national tournament known as Copa Mustang five times: in 1955, 1957, 2002-II, 2004-I and 2009-II. Its best performance at international level was in 2003, when the team achieved the third place in the Copa


Fort Wayne, Indiana

book_result&ct result&resnum 1&ved 0CDoQ6AEwAA#v onepage&q ivadine&f false She was active on her high school speech team, competing in the Indiana High School Forensic Association, and in 1967 she won the National Forensic League National Championship in Original Oratory. She delivered a speech on the need for sex education in high school entitled, "Sex Perversion Weed." "Original Orations" National Forensic League file After graduating from South Side High School (South Side High School (Fort Wayne, Indiana)) in Fort Wayne, she studied drama at Northwestern University, but left before graduating to pursue a career in acting and modelling (Model (person)). Her first break as an actress occurred when she began doing commercials in the Chicago area for a furniture company called Homemakers. Ichthus Festival is also no longer just one festival. Ichthus Ministries now has other satellite festivals. One is a one day, 4 staged festival in Fort Wayne, Indiana which was held on September 25, 2010. See the Ichthus Fort Wayne website http: ichthusfortwayne.org index.php?option com_content&view article&id 119&Itemid 167 Ichthus Fort Wayne featured top names such as Switchfoot, Relient K, Red (Red (band)), Thousand Foot Krutch, BarlowGirl, The Almost, KJ-52, Disciple (Disciple (band)), Family Force 5, Sanctus Real, and more for the 2010 festival. See the Ichthus Fort Wayne website http: ichthusfortwayne.org index.php?option com_content&view article&id 106&Itemid 163 Another festival owned by Ichthus Ministries was held in Pikeville, Kentucky on October 23, 2010. However, the artists for this have not been announced yet. See the Ichthus Fort Wayne Website http: ichthusfortwayne.org index.php?option com_content&view article&id 120&Itemid 168


Qatar

is very involved in the sport and is the owner of Al-Anabi Racing. In 2009, he brought his racing company to the United States as a team competing in National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) competition with the help of 11 time NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series World Champion Alan Johnson who serves as the Team Manager. The Al-Anabi Racing Team has won three NHRA Mello Yello Top Fuel World Championships in the last four years. Larry Dixon won the title in 2010, Del Worsham won it in 2011


Auckland

The '''New Zealand Breakers''' are a New Zealand men's professional basketball team competing in the Australasian (Australasia) National Basketball League (National Basketball League (Australasia)) (NBL). The Breakers joined the NBL for the 2003 04 season (along with the now-defunct Hunter Pirates) as one of two expansion clubs. The club is based in the city of Auckland, New Zealand and play their home games at the North Shore Events Centre (NSEC), known as "The Breakerdome" within the NBL. They are currently owned by Paul Blackwell, owner of a local Pak'n Save supermarket. alias origin Auckland, New Zealand instrument '''The Mint Chicks''' were an experimental (experimental music) noise rock power pop group (the band began to refer to their style of music as "troublegum" and have been referred to as anything from neo-punk to schizo-pop to the only half-serious genre definition of shit-gaze along with groups like No Age and Wavves) originally from Auckland, New Zealand, who relocated to Portland (Portland, Oregon), Oregon, USA in 2007. They are known for mixing pop hooks and structures with elements of noise rock and experimental music and also for their exciting live performances, where Kody and Ruban Nielson have been known to climb P.A. stacks, hang from lighting rigs, destroy guitars, engage in self-harm and even attack the stage with a chainsaw. National (New Zealand National Party) inner-city Auckland and Hauraki Gulf islands - Wikipedia:Auckland City commons:Auckland


Vancouver

Wendy Joan Matthews was born in 1960 in Montreal, Canada, with Abenaki (Abenaki people) (First Nations tribe), Spanish and Scottish ancestry. Peter and Joan Matthews already had a son, Gary born a year earlier and another son, Glenn followed a year after Matthews. She listened and sang along to Joni Mitchell, Linda Ronstadt and Barbara Striesand records. Her parents separated when she was 14, Peter became a Vancouver advertising executive and Joan took up yoga instructing near Quebec (Quebec City). At the age of 15 Matthews joined friends in the Little Benny Blues Band (named after Little Benny Park where they hung out). She left school at 16 and went busking across North America including south to Mexico with friends. By 1978, she was in Los Angeles where she busked, made jewellery and worked as a session singer. In February 1981, Matthews sang lead vocal for "Willow Pattern" on Osamu Kitajima (Justin Heathcliff)'s album ''Dragon King'' (1982). She met Japanese musician, Hiroshi Sato, and travelled to Japan to record lead vocals for his fourth album, ''Awakening'', which was released in June on Alfa Records. ref name "

who popularized the sport and made many children dream of becoming a "Skeletor"!! In the summer of 2009, Marc, and brothers Eric and Jordan, was invited to try out for the Canadian Olympic men's ice hockey team (Canadian olympic hockey team) competing in the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver. However when the team was named on December 30, 2009, Eric was the only Staal named to the squad. Meanwhile, now in his third year, Staal began to transition into more of a two-way role for the Rangers during 2009-10 (2009-10 NHL season) as the development of his offense continued under Coach Tortorella (John Tortorella). Staal enjoyed the first four-game point streak of his career (1 goal, 3 assists). Though the Rangers would miss the playoffs for the first time in Staal's career, he would establish new career highs with 8 goals, 19 assists, 27 points and a career best +11 rating during the season. He saved his finest for late in the year, scoring a beautiful coast-to-coast goal against Florida Panthers goalie Scott Clemmensen on April 3, 2010, after receiving the puck from teammate Henrik Lundqvist in the defensive zone. For Staal, it capped a three-game goal-scoring streak and ignited a Rangers comeback in an eventual 4-1 victory that kept the Rangers' playoff hopes alive. The team missed the playoffs on the final day of the season, losing 2-1 in a shootout (Shootout_(ice_hockey)#Shootout) to the Philadelphia Flyers, who took the eighth and final playoff spot from the Rangers. Staal led all Ranger skaters in ice time during the final game, on-ice for 29:16 of the game's 65 minutes and finished at +1. He hosted his own CBC Television series from 1977 to 1979, produced in Vancouver by Alan Thicke and featuring various international celebrity guests. birth_date WikiPedia:Vancouver dmoz:Regional North America Canada British Columbia Localities V Vancouver Commons:Category:Vancouver


Czechoslovakia

World Championships . He won the silver medal with Slovakia in 2000 championship and the bronze medal in the 2003 championship. He was also a member of the silver medal winning Slovakia national inline team competing in the 2008 Men's World Inline Hockey Championships. '''Karol Križan''' (born June 5, 1980 in Žilina, Czechoslovakia, now Slovakia) is a professional Slovak (Slovakia) ice hockey goaltender currently playing for Sportverein Ritten-Renon in the Italian Serie A (Serie A (ice hockey)). right thumb Church in Olomouc (Image:Kostel cirkev cs husitska.jpg)-Černovír (Czech Republic). The '''Czechoslovak Hussite Church''' (


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