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Sofia

checkin 14.00 checkout 12.00 content Impressive 5-storey hotel, in classical design, houses 184 rooms, including 19 suites. All rooms are soundproof, with air condition control, direct dial phone, message alert, TV with satellite program, radio, mini bar. *


Omaha, Nebraska

in 1867; and two state capitols, completed in 1868 and 1889, that had structural problems. The 1889 building was a classical design by the architect William H. Willcox. Answer It's the 2 cent "Trans-Miss" from the Trans-Mississippi Issue, issued to mark the 1898 Trans-Mississippi Exposition held in Omaha, Nebraska. (Found through Postage_stamps_and_postal_history_of_the_United_States, which came up as the fifth hit in a Wikipedia search (not Google or Yahoo) for "(stamp 2c)".) Lupo (User:Lupo) 15:52, 29 Oct 2004 (UTC) death_date origin Omaha, Nebraska, United States instrument Guitar Piano In the 1920s and early 1930s, however, workers achieved unionization under the CIO (Congress of Industrial Organizations)'s United Packinghouse Workers of America (UPWA). An interracial committee led the organizing in Chicago, where the majority of workers in the industry were black, and other major cities, such as Omaha, Nebraska, where they were an important minority in the industry. UPWA workers made important gains in wages, hours and benefits. In 1957 the stockyards and meat packing employed half the workers of Omaha. The union supported a progressive agenda, including the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s. While the work was still difficult, for a few decades workers achieved blue-collar, middle-class lives from it. * The Menendez Brothers were convicted during a highly publicized trial in July 1996 for the shotgun killings of their parents in 1989. * Brett Reider, a 15-year-old boy in Omaha, Nebraska, stabbed his mother to death during a dispute in 1993. He was convicted of second degree murder and sentenced as an adult to 11–20 years. In 1996, his older sister, Alissa Reider made an HBO documentary: "Brett Killed Mom: a sister's diary", claiming both of them suffered years of constant verbal and physical abuse from their mother. Brett was released in 1999. The final round of the 2009 College World Series (w:2009 College World Series) of baseball is set, with eight teams qualifying for the double-elimination tournament (w:Double-elimination tournament). The tournament will begin play on June 13 at Rosenblatt Stadium (w:Johnny Rosenblatt Stadium) in Omaha (w:Omaha, Nebraska), Nebraska in the United States. The College World Series is the final leg of a three-tiered tournament (w:2009 NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament) which determines the top baseball team in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (w:National Collegiate Athletic Association) (NCAA) Division I (w:Division I)— the top level of play in American college athletics (w:College athletics). The College World Series has been played annually at Rosenblatt Stadium since 1950. left thumb Rosenblatt Stadium, home of the College World Series since 1950 (File:P5160356.JPG) In May of 2007, it was reported that blood samples taken from a Hammerhead shark (w:Hammerhead shark), born in 2001, located in Omaha Nebraska (w:Omaha, Nebraska) at the Henry Doorly Zoo (w:Henry Doorly Zoo) was the product of a "virgin birth". The mother shark was in a tank with three other hammerheads, all female, and the baby shark was also born in the same tank. Tests on the DNA from the baby shark show that there was no "chromosomal contribution" of a male shark present in the blood, something that is required in order for mating to have taken place.


Kingston upon Hull

a sculpture symbolising 'Maritime Prowess' atop its ornate Neo-Classical design and at the east end a clock tower. Starting in 1991 The Hull Tapestry took 15 years to complete and in 19 panels depicts important aspects of the city's history and development. The tapestry can be viewed (free of charge) Monday-Thursday 08:30-16:30, and Friday 08:30-15.30. To view it ask at the reception desk of the Guildhall. Guildhall tours are also available free of charge but these must be booked in advance. For these contact the Guildhall Curator Tel 01482 613902. *The '''Mick Ronson Memorial Stage''' is the main focus of scheduled events throughout the summer months. Constructed after the untimely death from cancer of Mick Ronson, the guitarist who along with two other Hullensians formed '''David Bowie's''' band The Spiders From Mars in the early 1970s, and later went on to success with Bob Dylan, Elton John, Lou Reed and Morrissey among others. The stage hosted a memorable speech by freeman of the city Archbishop Desmond Tutu in 1997. * Behind the stage is a plaque to commemorate the fictional character of '''Robinson Crusoe''', who set sail from Hull in the famed novel of the same name by Daniel Defoe. This book - it has been argued - was the first novel in the English language in 1719. Trinity Quarter thumb Trinity House (Image:Trinity House Hull.jpg) Created around the site of the old market square in front of Holy Trinity Church, and taking in the grand Victorian Hepworths Arcade, this is the main home in the city centre for vintage clothes, independent record shops, and alternative retail outlets. The square has benefited in recent times from sensitive restoration including seating and public art, as well as a great selection of small cafés with outdoor areas to make it a vital destination for any sightseeing tour. * WikiPedia:Kingston upon Hull Commons:Category:Kingston upon Hull


Sheffield

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Madrid

alt url http: www.gran-melia-fenix.com en email address Hermosilla 2 lat 40.42638 long -3.68937 directions phone +34 902 14 44 40 tollfree fax checkin checkout price content Distinguished by a grand and glowing white exterior; bathed in neo-classical design; an illustrious interior of flowing banisters, bold colors, and noble décor. *


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