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Albany, Oregon

; ref Albany was the headquarters for the Mountain States Power Company from its establishment in 1918 until its merger into Pacific Power & Light (now PacifiCorp) in 1954. In the 1940s, the city started the Albany World Championship Timber Carnival which drew in competitors from all over the world to participate in logging skills contests. The event took place over the four days of the Fourth of July weekend. Men and women would compete in climbing


Medicine Hat

: www.liquidniteclub.ca '''Liquid''' (formerly WYNZ) - Open 9 PM Wed-Sat. Concert Venue - Bar - Night Club. A large club with a great sound & light system. *'''Ralph's Texas Bar and Steakhouse''' - Very large bar with multiple floors, separate pool hall, and restaurant. Country-western, rock, and some Top 40 music. *'''Temptation Nightclub''' (formerly Gringos; Hazzard County Roadhouse) Open Thurs-Sun. Lingerie contest on Thurs. Featuring the only live Video DJ system


The Dalles, Oregon

, the former child-care facilities of the Mission were leased to the Sundown M Corporation. Using the registered cattle brand of the Mission (from the years it owned cattle) the Sundown M Ranch, began serving recovering alcoholics in 1968. Keith Watkins, ''A Visible Sign of God's Presences: A History of the Yakama Christian Mission'' (Nashville, Polar Star Press, 2009) Pacific Power & Light Company first brought electricity to the community in 1928. The White


Kansas City, Missouri

Neighborhood_Assessment_Reports neighborhoodtypes.pdf neighborhoods, some with histories as independent cities or the sites of major events. Downtown, the center of the city, is currently undergoing major redevelopment with new condominiums, apartments, offices and the Power & Light District (shopping entertainment development) complete with bars, restaurants, a grocery store with a roof-top pool club called The Jones, a performing arts center, and the Sprint Center. All

of parking lots, Downtown Kansas City currently is undergoing a period of change with over $6 billion in development since 2000. Many residential properties recently have been or currently are under redevelopment in three surrounding warehouse loft districts and the Central Business District. The Power & Light District, a new, nine-block entertainment district comprising numerous restaurants, bars, and retail shops, was developed by the Cordish Company of Baltimore, Maryland. Its first tenant opened on November 9, 2007. It is anchored by the Sprint Center, a 19,000-seat complex that has become a top draw for sports and musical entertainment. Elton John was the first performer to play at the Sprint Center. Climate Kansas City lies in the Midwestern United States, as well as near the geographic center of the country, at the confluence of the largest river in the country, the Missouri River, and the Kansas River (also known as the Kaw River). The city lies in the northern periphery of the humid subtropical (humid subtropical climate) zone. *St. Paul (w:Saint Paul, Minnesota), Minnesota (w:Minnesota) *Kansas City Assembly (w:Kansas City Assembly) of Kansas City (w:Kansas City, Missouri), Missouri (w:Missouri) *Norfolk Assembly of Norfolk (w:Norfolk, Virginia), Virginia (w:Virginia) Still, Harlan was in attendance at Yankee Stadium (w:Yankee Stadium) during the team's Opening Day series this year. He also drove down to Kansas City (w:Kansas City, Missouri), only three hours away from Lincoln, when the Yankees visited the Kansas City Royals (w:Kansas City Royals). He made the same trips last year when Joba made his much-anticipated Major League debut.


Columbus, Georgia

department superintendent and later a vice-president with Puget Sound Power & Light (Puget Sound Energy).


Independence, Missouri

Horn High School, through the Maywood Business District, by President Harry S. Truman's house, and the Independence Square. Truman Road enters Independence with MO-12, and exits with State Route FF. Hospital * Centerpoint Medical Center Transportation * Amtrak Station (Independence (Amtrak station)) * Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) Utilities Independence Power & Light (IPL) is a local electric power plant owned and operated by the city. It was established in 1901 and has undergone many changes and upgrades. One change was moving from the old Dodgion Street plant (where the Roger T. Sermon Center stands now) to the Blue Valley Plant near Truman Rd. and MO-78 Lake City-Buckner Rd. IPL also draws power from other sources: the Missouri City (Missouri City, Missouri) Power Plant, and the Kansas City Power and Light Company (KCP&L), through several 69 and 161 kilovolt transmission interconnections. IPL has an "Out of Sight" power line burial program. After signing an agreement with TradeWind Energy in July, 2008, IPL will begin purchasing annually 15 megawatts of renewable energy from the Smoky Hills Wind Farm (a wind turbine facility) in Kansas. Famous residents * Forrest "Phog" Allen (Phog Allen), KU (University of Kansas) basketball coach, member of Hall of Fame. * Rudy Bears, professional mixed martial artist. * George Caleb Bingham, famous 19th century American artist. * Jim Butcher, New York Times Best Selling (New York Times Best Seller list) author. * Teresa Carpenter, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist. * Margaret Truman Daniel, novelist, daughter of Harry and Bess Truman. * Jim Eisenreich, Major League Baseball player. * Fatal1ty (Jonathan Wendel), professional e-sports player. * EJ Gaines, Missouri (Missouri Tigers football) football player. * Paul Henning, created TV series ''The Beverly Hillbillies'', ''Green Acres'', ''Petticoat Junction''. * Arliss Howard, actor in films including ''Full Metal Jacket'', ''The Lost World: Jurassic Park'', ''Natural Born Killers'' and ''Moneyball (Moneyball (film))'' and on TV shows ''Rubicon (Rubicon (TV series))'' and ''Medium (Medium (TV series))''. * Betty Lennox, WNBA player for the Los Angeles Sparks. * Bob Lewis (Bob Lewis (musician)), musician, co-founder of Devo. * David McCullough, author and historian, lived in Independence http: www.nytimes.com 1992 08 12 garden talking-history-with-david-mccullough-immersed-facts-better-imagine-harry-truman.html?pagewanted 1 while writing and researching his Pulitzer-winning biography (Truman (book)) of Harry Truman. * Russ Morman, Major League Baseball outfielder and first baseman, coach. * John Noland, a black Confederate scout who served with the Quantrill's Raiders, buried in Woodlawn cemetery; veterans described him as "a man among men." * Albert Pujols, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim first baseman. * Ginger Rogers, Academy Award–winning actress of musicals, dramas, and comedies; screen dancing partner of Fred Astaire. * Charles E. Spahr, CEO, Standard Oil of Ohio. * David Stover, NASCAR driver. * Rick Sutcliffe, Major League Baseball pitcher and TV commentator. * Tech N9ne (Aaron Yates), rapper and Strange Music vice president. * George M. Todd, Confederate partisan ranger, buried in Woodlawn cemetery. * Bess Truman, 33rd First Lady of the United States. * Harry S. Truman, 33rd President of the United States. * Ron Wallace (Ron Wallace (singer)), country music singer. * Margaret Weis, fantasy novelist who, with Tracy Hickman, created Dragonlance game world; has written novels and short stories set in world of Krynn. See also from the river junction, as its county seat. As the number of farmers increased, the fur traders retreated northward. In 1831, Moses Grinter established a ferry on the Kansas River on the old Indian trail by the Kaw's water. Grinter was one of the earliest permanent white settlers in the Kansas City, Kansas, area. Latter Day Saints Also in 1831, members of the Latter Day Saint (Church of Christ (Latter Day Saints)) religion (commonly called Mormons) coming from Kirtland, Ohio, and New York State (New York) purchased about 2,000 acres (8 km²) of land in the Paseo and Troost Lake areas. Conflict between the Saints and other Missouri residents led to the expulsion of the Mormons from Jackson County in 1833. Later, various groups of Latter-Day Saints returned to Jackson County, the first of whom were members of the diminutive Church of Christ (Temple Lot), quickly followed by adherents to the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Community of Christ) under the leadership of Joseph Smith III and members of other factions (List of sects in the Latter Day Saint movement), several of whom had established their headquarters in nearby Independence, Missouri. Today, there are notable numbers of Latter-Day Saints in the Kansas City area, which was recently designated as the site of a new temple (Temple (LDS Church)) for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah), the largest Mormon faction. thumb px255 right Community of Christ Temple in Independence, Missouri, USA. Dedicated 1994. (Image:IndependenceTemple2.jpg) The '''Daily Prayer for Peace''' is a spiritual discipline unique to the Community of Christ and practiced at the Independence Temple in the church's headquarters campus in Independence, Missouri. It falls within the most common category of Christian prayer known as supplication. Biography Sellars also has strong ties to Missouri. He was born and raised in Independence (Independence, Missouri), and received his bachelor’s degrees from Central Missouri State University in Warrensburg (Warrensburg, Missouri). He continued his education at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, where he received a master's degree in public administration in 1986 and the Ph.D. in 1992. Post-graduate studies include the Institute for Educational Management at Harvard University and the Strategic Planning and Higher Education Marketing program at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. UN Secretary General, Kofi Annan (w:Kofi Annan) delivered his farewell address today at the Truman Presidential Museum & Library, Independence, Missouri (w:Independence, Missouri). He reminded his audience of the far sighted leadership provided by President Harry S Truman (w:Harry S Truman) in championing the United Nations (w:United Nations) in its early years. Annan went on to offer five lessons, every one of which led him to conclude that "such leadership is no less sorely needed now than it was sixty years ago".


Olympia, Washington

, Inc. accessdate 12 September 2013 *Calvin Johnson (Calvin Johnson (musician)), of the band Beat Happening and founder of Olympia-based record label K Records, lives in Olympia. *Kimya Dawson, American-singer songwriter and member of The Moldy


West Palm Beach, Florida

and a half delay to reboot the computers, they obtained information from computers in the Mid-West and Washington, D.C. Officials from the Florida Power & Light Company were unable to repair power lines due to strong wind gusts, while Irene's flooding submerged underground lines, preventing repairs until the waters subsided. Five people, including three in one family, were killed when they walked through electrified waters due to downed power lines


Dayton, Ohio

on the air-cooled turbo generator, gaseous hydrogen went into service as a coolant in the rotor and sometimes the stator of hydrogen-cooled turbogenerators in 1937 at Dayton, Ohio, in October by the Dayton Power & Light Co A chronological history of electrical development from 600 B.C. allowing an increase in specific utilization and a 99.0&nbsp


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