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Greater St. Louis

football (Lindenwood Lions football) and is the only collegiate marching band in the Greater St. Louis. The Golden Lion Marching Band includes brass, woodwind, percussion, and color guard (Color guard (flag spinning)). A subset, the LU Pep Band plays at various special events and athletic events on campus throughout the school year.

Reserve , or National Guard (National Guard of the United States). LU Crew is a group of students that meet to promote school spirit at home athletic events and other special events. LU Crew can be seen at sporting events with signs, starting cheers, and various other activities in the student sections and stands. ref


Karlstad

and is the home ground of the football (association football) team Carlstad United (Carlstad United BK) and the American football team Carlstad crusaders. It is also used for athletic events and other sports and gatherings. birth_date '''Pelle Per-Erik Lennart Prestberg''' (born February 5, 1975 in Karlstad, Sweden) is a Swedish (Sweden) professional ice

to football (soccer). In Karlstad you also find good '''Curling''' teams. -During the summer '''athletic''' events also take place. Buy There are plenty of shopping opportunities in the town centre, especially on Drottninggatan, Västra Torggatan and Östra Torggatan. Nothing you can't find everywhere else in Sweden though. In the western outskirts of the city at Bergvik you will find another main shopping area. Several shops including garments and electronics as well as smaller restaurants serves


Stinson Beach, California

; Ogden Hoffman, 1862, Reports of Land Cases Determined in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California http: www.co.marin.ca.us depts lb main crm maps MarinRanchosMap.swf Athletic Events The annual Dipsea Race, a footrace which goes between Mill Valley (Mill Valley, California) and Stinson Beach (Stinson Beach, California), passes through Muir Woods on the second Sunday in June. The Double Dipsea


Alief, Houston

, 1991. Retrieved July 6, 2011. In 1992, Alief ISD began setting up metal detectors at high schools and athletic events to prevent students from carrying weapons. Hanson, Eric. ""Dramatic' arms deterrent cited in metal detector use at schools." ''Houston Cronicle''. October 16, 1993. Retrieved July 6, 2011. Harris County Commissioner Steve Radack declared

Night High School nd. Retrieved July 4, 2011. In addition to school campuses, the district has several other facilities for students, staff, and administrators. The Leroy Crump Stadium "AISD Map 2007". ''Alief Independent School District''. 2007. Retrieved July 5, 2011. is home to many athletic events. The Steven Lloyd Ness Natatorium


State College, Pennsylvania

of income and poverty can be very misleading when applied to a community like State College which is dominated by students. The population of the State College Metropolitan Statistical Area, including the borough, is 153,990. Culture Happy Valley "Happy Valley" is sometimes used as a colloquialism for the State College area. Commentators referring to Penn State athletic events often give the location as "Happy Valley" rather than

''' is a nickname for State College, Pennsylvania, where the Pennsylvania State University is located. \n\nIn a survey conducted in the late 1980s by Psychology Today, State College was ranked as one of the least stressful (stress) places in the United States.\n\nCommentators referring to Penn State athletic events often give the location as "Happy Valley" rather than me * Pennsylvania_Academy_of_Fine_Arts Founded in 1805


Bossier City, Louisiana

The CenturyLink Center hosts athletic events and concerts in Bossier City. right 200px thumb The Red River of the South Red River (Image:Red River on Teague Parkway IMG 1551.JPG) from the Arthur Teague Parkway in Bossier City From the 1930s to the 1970s, Bossier was regionally and even nationally known for its entertainment district known as The Bossier Strip, which followed U.S. Highway 80 through the city. Nightclubs proliferated from the Texas Avenue Bridge to the Bossier


Pasco, Washington

Stadium hosts the Tri-City Dust Devils baseball club of the Northwest League. The Dust Devils are a Class A (Minor league baseball) team of the Colorado Rockies. The team plays during summer months during its short season. The Pasco School District's renovated Edgar Brown Memorial Stadium, constructed in a former gravel pit used in the construction of the Blue Bridge, provides a unique venue for outdoor athletic events. Pasco is located along a major stretch of the 22-mile Sacagawea Heritage Trail, an interactive educational and recreational hiking biking loop that circles the Tri-Cities area. Pasco has several waterfront parks along the Columbia River, as well as easy river access for boaters, fishers, and skiers at any of the free boat launches. The TRAC (Trade Recreation Agricultural Center) is a large complex located in West Pasco which hosts regional events, including (but not limited to) conventions, meetings, sporting events, and concerts. The TRAC is located near the booming Road 68 corridor of West Pasco. Transportation * Pasco Intermodal Train Station, a stop on Amtrak's Empire Builder, with daily service to Portland and then Seattle westbound, to Spokane, St Paul, and Chicago eastbound, both with many intermediate points and connections. * Tri-Cities Airport (Tri-Cities Airport (Washington)), with commercial service to Seattle-Tacoma, Las Vegas, Phoenix, Salt Lake City, San Francisco, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Los Angeles, and Denver. * Ben Franklin Transit Notable residents * Jeremy Bonderman, Detroit Tigers World Series pitcher * Kathy Brock, Journalist * Arthur Fletcher, First Black Pasco Councilmember, Head of the United Negro College Fund and coined term, "A mind is a terrible thing to waste." * James Wong Howe, Academy Award winning cinematographer * Michael Jackson (Michael Jackson (linebacker)), Seattle Seahawks linebacker * Bruce Kison, Pittsburgh Pirates World Series pitcher * Shauna O'Brien, actress model (nearby Burbank) * Chuck Palahniuk, novelist * Jeannie Russell, "Margaret Wade" Dennis the Menace (1959 TV series) * Joseph Santos, Artist Painter (Pasco High School graduate) * Ron Silliman, poet * Brian Urlacher, Pro Bowl linebacker * Kristine W, (Weitz) singer songwriter, former Miss Washington * Ray Washburn, ex-Major League Baseball pitcher. References '''Bruce Eugene Kison''' (born February 18, 1950 in Pasco (Pasco, Washington), Washington (Washington (U.S. state))) is a former Major League Baseball pitcher. He pitched from 1971-1985 for three different teams, the Pittsburgh Pirates (1971–1979), California Angels (Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim) (1980–1984) and Boston Red Sox (1985). He batted and threw right-handed. The WIL consisted of teams in the U.S. states of Oregon, Washington (Washington (U.S. state)) and Idaho and the Canadian provinces of British Columbia and Alberta. It was a Class B league through 1951 (1951 in baseball) and was upgraded to Class A in 1952 (1952 in baseball). In its final season, it included teams in Calgary (Calgary, Alberta), Edmonton (Edmonton, Alberta), Lewiston (Lewiston, Idaho), Salem (Salem, Oregon), Spokane (Spokane, Washington), Kennewick (Kennewick, Washington)-Richland (Richland, Washington)-Pasco (Pasco, Washington) (playing as "Tri-City (Tri-Cities, Washington)"), Vancouver (Vancouver, British Columbia), Victoria (Victoria, British Columbia), Wenatchee (Wenatchee, Washington) and Yakima (Yakima, Washington). '''Pasco Senior High School''', located at 1108 N. 10th Avenue in Pasco (Pasco, Washington), Washington (Washington (U.S. state)), is the largest high school in the Tri-Cities of Washington. Its mascot is the Bulldog and its colors are purple and white. Pasco High has a very diverse student body and a strong football (American football) program. It was the only High School in Pasco until 2009 when Chiawana High School, in West Pasco opened its doors.


San Fernando, Trinidad and Tobago

250px National Cinema, San Fernando The ''Trinidad Guardian'', ''Trinidad Express'' and the ''Newsday'' newspapers have regional offices in San Fernando. Sports Skinner Park was given to the people of San Fernando for recreational purposes such as football (Football (soccer)), cricket and other athletic events and training. It is also an important part of Carnival (Trinidad and Tobago Carnival), where historically bands are judged and has been the site of the Semi


Sackville, New Brunswick

by Mr. M.E. Walker who also owned the former Imperial Theatre across the street !-- Sports Sport teams and significant athletic events Government Details about governing body (council, mayor)², administrative bodies, political representation


Tuscaloosa, Alabama

and events that the arena had seen in the previous two decades grew scarce as the facility became more outdated and mostly devoted to Crimson Tide athletic events. In the hope that the University could pull more events at the facility, the Coliseum underwent a significant renovation in 2005, costing over $24 million. The coliseum has hosted a diversity of events including commencement exercises, a visit by President Ronald Reagan, alumni gatherings, student convocations, concerts, operas, ballets, appearances by political figures, WCW Saturday Night, etc. Travis Tritt filmed his "Bible Belt (Bible Belt (song))" country music video there. Stars who have performed on its stages include The Rolling Stones, Elvis Presley, Elton John, Grateful Dead, Tom Petty, Led Zeppelin, Ray Charles, Jimi Hendrix, Bob Dylan, Alan Jackson, Reba McEntire, Jay Leno, Hank Williams, Jr., Daughtry (Daughtry (band)), and many, many more. thumb left Tuscaloosa Amphitheater (File:Tuscaloosa Amphitheater.jpg)In December 2010, construction on the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater officially wrapped up with the dedication ceremony taking place days after. The 7,470 capacity Tuscaloosa Amphitheater is blocks away from the downtown district and sits at the end of the Riverwalk on the banks of the Black Warrior River. Since its dedication ceremony in March 2011, performers such as Kenny Chesney, Widespread Panic, Steely Dan, Jeff Dunham, Jill Scott, and Fun. have performed. The Amphitheater has also held events such as the Blues and Brews Music Festival and a pro boxing match. Festivals and events thumb right Kenny Chesney performing at The Jupiter Bar on The Strip. (File:Kenny Chesney Tuscaloosa.JPG)Prior to each football game is a massive gathering at the UA Quad, where people gather starting on Friday for tailgating and the University of Alabama holds pep rallies on the Gorgas library steps. The Quad has hosted ESPN's ''College Gameday (College Gameday (football))'' several times and also is a place to meet Alabama football legends on game day and perform the "Elephant Stomp" (a pre-game parade) to Bryant-Denny Stadium with the Alabama mascot "Big Al (Big Al (mascot))" and the Million Dollar Band (Million Dollar Band (marching band)). On the first Thursday of each month, the Tuscaloosa art galleries open their doors for "Art and Soul"—highlighting local artists. There is a shuttle service that runs between this event and Northport (Northport, Alabama)'s "Art Night." The City of Tuscaloosa holds parades annually for holidays such as New Year's Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, St. Patrick's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veterans Day, and Christmas Day. Holy Spirit Roman Catholic Church also hosts an annual religious procession parade for Our Lady of Guadalupe on the Virgin of Guadalupe feast day in December, which reflects on both the catholic and Hispanic community. Other annual city festivals worth noting are: *Weindorf Festival – The Weindorf Festival is a cultural German festival in which native Tuscaloosans and German immigrants celebrate Tuscaloosa's bond with Germany through the nearby Mercedes-Benz Automobile Plant and Tuscaloosa's sister City of Schorndorf. The celebration includes German alcoholic beverages, singing, dancing, and other Germanic arts. *Sakura Festival – The Sakura festival celebrates the symbolic moment when a cherry blossom petal detaches itself to float earthward, which reminds one of the paradoxically fleeting, yet enduring, nature of life. Every March Tuscaloosa celebrates its ties with Japan and its Sister City of Narashino City. This festival features a Haiku Contest. *Kentuck Festival of Arts – This annual event takes place during the third week in October near the banks of the Black Warrior River in Historic Downtown Northport. This nationally recognized event brings in visitors and artists from all over the United States. As several hundred talented artists bring their creations, several thousand visitors come to pay tribute to their skills. Those crowds come not only for the art, but also for the artistry of the days of old. Several artisans provide live demonstrations of blacksmithing, furniture making, quilting, and potting. There are music acts performing on stages and many varied foods available. *Moundville Native American Festival – This annual festival takes place at the Moundville Archaeological Park. Native American performing artists, craftspeople, and musicians entertain and educate visitors about the rich culture and heritage that makes Southeastern Indians unique. Visitors can look forward to learning about the society and culture that existed there 800 years ago. *Dickens Downtown – An annual Victorian holiday celebration known as Dickens Downtown takes place on the first Tuesday night in December in Downtown Northport. Dickens is a community supported gathering to celebrate the true spirit of Christmas involving Theatre Tuscaloosa performing scenes from "A Christmas Carol", local choirs, the 5th Alabama Regimental Band, a real English Town Crier, father Christmas, and business and neighborhood open houses. As the area comes alive with characters and props straight from 'A Christmas Carol', local shops offer hot cocoa and cookies. http: www.tuscaloosabusiness.com Tuscaloosa_Pages Tuscaloosa+Festivals~83.html Sports and recreation Sports thumb right Bryant-Denny Stadium (File:Bryant-Denny north.jpg) Tuscaloosa is known for its collegiate athletics—particularly the University of Alabama Crimson Tide football (Alabama Crimson Tide football) team. The University of Alabama also currently fields championship-caliber teams in baseball (Alabama Crimson Tide baseball), golf (Alabama Crimson Tide golf), women's gymnastics (Alabama Crimson Tide women's gymnastics), and softball (Alabama Crimson Tide softball). These teams play in athletics facilities on the university campus, including Bryant-Denny Stadium (capacity of 102,000+), Coleman Coliseum (formerly Memorial Coliseum), Sewell-Thomas Stadium, Rhoads Stadium, Foster Auditorium and the Ol' Colony Golf Complex. Stillman College fields teams in football, men's and women's basketball, baseball and softball, among other sports. In the past decade, Stillman has gone through a series of renovations, including a new football stadium, Stillman Stadium. Previous professional teams calling Tuscaloosa home included the World Basketball Association's Druid City Dragons in 2006, and Tuscaloosa Warriors football team in 1963, with both folding after one season. In 2008, Tuscaloosa hosted the USA Olympic Triathlon trials for the Beijing Games. Parks '''Pain''' was an American (United States) rock (rock music) band from Mobile (Mobile, Alabama) and Tuscaloosa (Tuscaloosa, Alabama), Alabama. The main songwriters Dan and Pose, grew up in Mobile and graduated from Mcgill Toolen High school in midtown Mobile. Though they have not produced any chart-topping hits, the band enjoyed a semi-mainstream following after touring relentlessly. Cartoon Network also aired a short two-minute music video set to their song "Jabberjaw (Running Underwater)", featuring the cartoon character of the same name along with "updated" versions of the rest of the show's characters. YouTube.com, "Jabberjaw (Running Underwater)" music video featured on Cartoon Network - Retrieved January 6, 2011 The corpse Hazel's body was taken to Adams Vermillion Furniture which also sold caskets and functioned as a funeral parlor. No one showed up to claim her, but the body wasn't decomposing, either—supposedly an effect of the poison. With an endless supply of curious visitors the proprietor started charging 10¢ a gander to see the notorious outlaw. The corpse was later loaned out to various exhibitors, including Adams' brother in Tuscaloosa (Tuscaloosa, Alabama), and Captain Harvey Lee Boswell, before it came into the possession of O. C. Brooks in 1907. He featured the well-preserved remains in his traveling show for 40 years. When he died, Brooks left Hazel to his nephew, on the condition that any money raised from displaying her be donated to charity. '''DS: That would seem like racy material for grade school or high school. :'''EW:''' I don’t mean in Alabama; in America the curriculum is determined by each community, which is unlike every other country in the western world. So, in Tuscaloosa (w:Tuscaloosa, Alabama) they are not going to teach something racy, but in Darien, Connecticut (w:Darien, Connecticut) they are.


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