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States and studied journalism at West Virginia University. After receiving a master's degree from the University of Illinois (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) in 1955, he embarked on an extraordinary career with daily newspapers such as the ''Kingsport Times-News'' in Tennessee and the ''Charleston Gazette'' in West Virginia. In 1960, he married Peggy Flowers of Bluefield, Virginia. A notable number of years were spent at the ''Sacramento Union'' in California

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with the Hickam Air Force Base Band and the Schofield Barracks Army Band. Ports of call (Port of call) for band performances on these trips included Melbourne, Perth (Perth, Western Australia) and Sydney, Australia (Sydney), as well as New Zealand, New Caledonia and American Samoa. In March 2005, the Government of Ontario unveiled the boundaries of a greenbelt around the Greater Toronto Area (Greenbelt (Golden Horseshoe)), a Commons:Category:Seoul Wikipedia:Seoul

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, 1985 in Seoul) or '''Viktor Ahn''' (Russian (Russian language): Виктор Ан) is a Russian Short track speed skating athlete from South Korea. One of the most accomplished Short Track Speed Skaters of all time, Ahn won three gold medals and a bronze medal in 2006 Winter Olympics held in Turin, Italy, becoming the most successful athlete there. He is also a five-time Overall World Champion (World Short Track Speed Skating Championships) for 2003–2007. ref name "

''' ( , Hanja: 李昊錫, born June 25, 1986, in Seoul, South Korea ) is a South Korean short track speedskater (short track speed skating). He won an Olympic gold medal as a part of 5000m Short-track relay team and won four Olympic silver medals. He is the Overall World Champion (World Short Track Speed Skating Championships) for 2009 and 2010. I've discussed this matter with Shultz, here's my best AGF interpretation of what

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and silver in the 500 m. Seven months later, she won the silver medal in the (1,000 m) sprint in track cycling at the Summer Games (1988 Summer Olympics) in Seoul, South Korea. Early life and education Jo was born Jo Su-gyeong in Seoul, South Korea. Her mother was an amateur singer and pianist who had been unable to pursue her own professional music studies due to the political situation in Korea during the 1950s. Determined to provide her daughter

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when many of the athletes, most notably men's 100 metres winner Ben Johnson (Ben Johnson (athlete)), failed mandatory drug tests. Despite splendid drug-free performances by many individuals, the number of people who failed screenings for performance-enhancing chemicals overshadowed the games. * 1944 – World War II: On the central front (Gothic Line#Central Front (5th Army)) of the Gothic Line (Gothic Line#Battle) Brazilian troops control the Serchio valley region after


200607040500010_10.html With its sixtieth anniversary coming, SNU seeks for future plan " (Korean) . ''Shin Dong A'' (July 2006): 136-161. Retrieved on September 30, 2007 system, offering diplomas for virtually every academic field, from aerospace engineering to Western history. The University is slated to expand its academia-industry collaboration, bio-medical research

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to Pyongyang in 1930, where they stayed for the next 10 years. At Pyongyang National High School, Kim showed exceptional talent in music, painting and writing (Literature), and his studious nature earned him the nickname "Professor of Physics". 김기영 (Kim Ki-young) at KMDb Korean Movie Database: "주위로부터 ‘물리학 박사’라는 소리까지 듣게 된다." While still a student, one of Kim's poem (Poetry)s was published

; The family moved to Pyongyang in 1930, where they stayed for the next 10 years. At Pyongyang National High School, Kim showed exceptional talent in music, painting and writing (Literature), and his studious nature earned him the nickname "Professor

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improved its ranking this year for Best Airport Worldwide and Best Airport Asia Pacific by coming in second behind Seoul's Incheon International Airport,

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of Iowa's national championships in men's swimming, however, are credited to Artur Wojdat, who competed at the collegiate level from 1989–1992. Wojdat was an 18-time all-American, a 10-time Big Ten champion, and a four-time national champion in the 500 yard freestyle event. Wojdat also won the bronze medal in the 400 meter freestyle at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea.

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University and Yonsei University. The medical school has eight affiliated hospitals in major cities of the region. 2010 was a successful year for Lin. She won the Most Popular Actress award (voted online by residents of Asian countries) at the fifth annual Seoul International Drama Awards. According to Yahoo Korea, Lin was voted best actress with 17,358 votes followed by Fan Bingbing, Li Kun Wang and Yao Chen.

''' (Korean (Korean language): 삼성그룹 Samseong Geurup sam'sʌŋ gɯ'ɾup , informally '''Samsung''') is a South Korean multinational (Multinational corporation) conglomerate company (Conglomerate (company)) headquartered in Samsung Town, Seoul. It comprises numerous subsidiaries and affiliated businesses, most of them united under the ''Samsung'' brand, and is the largest South Korean ''chaebol''. 2005 Catalina's breakthrough and most successful year of her career to date


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'''Seoul''' ( With a population of over 10 million, the megacity is the largest city proper (List of cities proper by population) in the OECD.

Situated on the Han River (Han River (Korea)), Seoul's history stretches back more than two thousand years when it was founded in 18 BCE by Baekje, one of the Three Kingdoms of Korea. It continued as the capital of Korea under the Joseon Dynasty. The Seoul Capital Area contains five UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Changdeok Palace (Changdeokgung), Hwaseong Fortress, Jongmyo Shrine (Jongmyo), Namhansanseong and the Royal Tombs of the Joseon Dynasty. with over 12 million international visitors in 2013, Seoul Statistics making it the world's 10th most visited city (Tourism#MasterCard_Global_Destination_Cities_Index) and 6th largest earner in tourism (Tourism#MasterCard_Global_Destination_Cities_Index). MasterCard-Global Destination Cities index

Today, Seoul is considered a leading and rising global city, resulting from an economic boom called the Miracle on the Han River which transformed it from the damage of the Korean War to the world's 4th largest metropolitan economy (List of cities by GDP) with a GDP of US$774 billion At purchasing power parity, see List of cities by GDP. in 2012 after Tokyo, New York City and Los Angeles. A world leading technology hub centered on Gangnam (Gangnam (3 Districts)) and Digital Media City, the Seoul Capital Area boasts 15 http: global500 samsung-electronics-13 Fortune Global 500 companies such as Samsung, the world's largest technology company (List of the largest technology companies), as well as LG and Hyundai-Kia (Hyundai Kia Automotive Group). In 2013, the city's GDP per capita (PPP) (List of South Korean regions by GDP) of $39,448 was comparable to that of France and Finland. Ranked sixth in the Global Power City Index (Global city) and eighth in the Global Financial Centres Index, the metropolis exerts a major influence in global affairs as one of the five leading hosts of global conferences (Union of International Associations). http: sites files documents statistics press press12.pdf It also hosts the world's most art openings per square mile. http: seoul life 50-reasons-why-seoul-worlds-greatest-city-534720

Seoul is the world's most wired city http: seoul life 50-reasons-why-seoul-worlds-greatest-city-534720 and ranked first in technology readiness by PwC's ''Cities of Opportunity'' report. http: us en cities-of-opportunity 2014 assets cities-of-opportunity-2014.pdf Seoul Station is the main terminal of the KTX (Korea Train Express) high-speed rail and the Seoul Subway is the world's largest subway (Rapid transit) network, http: introduce tour Its Lotte Cinema houses the world's largest cinema screen. http: records-4000 largest-permanent-35mm-cinema-screen Seoul's COEX Mall is the world's largest underground shopping mall. http: ar_detail view.html?ar_id NISX20141201_0013328698&cID 10402&pID 10400 Emporis ranked Seoul's skyline having the world's fourth highest visual impact among major cities. http: statistics skyline-ranking

Seoul hosted the 1986 Asian Games, 1988 Summer Olympics, 2002 FIFA World Cup and the 2010 G-20 Seoul summit. A UNESCO City of Design (Creative Cities Network), Seoul was named the 2010 World Design Capital (World Design Capital).

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