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in Sandpoint (Sandpoint, Idaho). There has been a push recently to return Amtrak service to southern Idaho, as well. Longform improv performers create shows in which short scenes are often interrelated by story, characters, or themes. Longform shows may take the form of an existing type of theatre, for example a full-length play or Broadway (Broadway theatre)-style musical (musical theater) such as Spontaneous Broadway. Longform improvisation is especially performed in Chicago, New

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, and Yakima (Yakima, Washington). Eastern has grown and developed into a driving force for the culture, economy and vitality of the Inland Northwest (Inland Northwest (United States)) region. The university's beautiful campus, NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) Division I (Division I (NCAA)) athletics and opportunities for hands-on, real-world learning provide a classic, yet unique college experience. A focus on personal attention, faculty excellence and community collaboration allows

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History of Seattle Part 2" . ''Goldmine (Goldmine (magazine))''. ''August 1993'' His first band, Outrigger, was formed with his friends from high school. Throughout the 1980s, Krusen had several stints playing with Seattle area musical acts, including Boibs, Agent Boy, Gary Williams, Tramps of Panic, Liar's Club (Liar's Club (band)), Hard Time, and Warm Drive. Other musical projects After leaving Pearl Jam, Krusen teamed up

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. At the time of its opening, CEO Chris Slatt believed it to be "the largest synthetic-turf soccer complex in the U.S." On August 6, 2007, Westwind Communications announced the sale of KBAK and KBFX-CA to Fisher Communications of Seattle.Regular&id 1037227& The deal closed on January 1, 2008. This marked a re-entry to the Central Valley for Fisher, who

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rock punk , ambient (Ambient music), electronic (Electronic music) '''''Twice Upon a Time: The Singles''''' is the second singles (Single (music)) compilation released by Siouxsie and the Banshees. It follows the same format as ''Once Upon a Time: The Singles'', presenting the songs in chronological order. ''Twice'' picks up where ''Once'' left off (in 1982), and it includes several hits not included on regular Banshees studio albums. Instead of the studio version released


in Seattle, Washington (Washington (U.S. state)). Grunge was based around a sludgy, murky guitar sound that synthesized heavy metal (Heavy metal music) and punk rock. Largely based around the Seattle indie label Sub Pop, grunge bands were noted for their thrift store fashion which favored flannel shirts

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scene by introducing the newly formed genre of music while spreading its popularity throughout South San Francisco and its surrounding areas through paid gigs on house block parties, family gatherings, school pep rallies, weddings and church halls; primarily playing and mixing electro funk (Funktronic) alongside Latin freestyle. Rival crews would often one-up each other by showcasing superior equipment and providing elaborate set-ups. Early mobile DJ stars included DJ Ren, (born Rene

gatherings, school pep rallies, weddings and church halls; primarily playing and mixing electro funk (Funktronic) alongside Latin freestyle. Rival crews would often one-up each other by showcasing superior equipment and providing elaborate set-ups. Early mobile DJ stars included DJ Ren, (born Rene Anies) founder of one of the first Filipino American DJ crews '''Electric Sounds''' and DJ D-Styles, (born Dave Cuasito) who in 1987 established the mobile DJ crew '''Sound City Productions'''. ref>

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page 27 url http: seattle Content?oid 496361 accessdate January 9, 2009 "around 100 theater companies ... Twenty-eight have some sort of Actors' Equity contract ..." and over two dozen live theatre venues, many of them associated with fringe theatre;

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graduated in 1979. frame right Logo, also appearing in black and red version. (Image:Nitro-large.jpg) '''Nitro Snowboards''' was founded in 1990 in Seattle, Washington (Washington (U.S. state)). All of Nitro's snowboards are designed in their design office in Seattle and manufactured in Taiwan. The technical development is mostly done in the technical research center in germany (Oberammergau). Their product range consists of snowboards, bindings, boots and softgoods. Nitro also has 3

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, and Washington, D.C. have been destroyed. Massive social disorder and rioting have broken out in American's remaining cities. It is briefly mentioned that Europe remained neutral during the conflict and that India and Israel have declared war on Pakistan. In 1953 the television station KCMO-TV was launched. Meredith Corporation acquired both the radio and television stations in October 1953, less than a month after the television station went on the air. Meredith later acquired what became KCMO-FM, 94.9 FM. The radio stations were spun off from the television station in 1983 when the TV station moved its studios to Fairway, Kansas and changed its call letters to KCTV. (Meredith continues to own KCTV to this day.) That year, Richard Fairbanks (a one-time owner of what is today WXIA-TV in Atlanta, Georgia) bought both of the KCMO radio stations. The stations were then sold to the Summit Communications Group in 1985, then to the Gannett Company in 1986. Bonneville International, the then-owner of KMBZ (KMBZ (AM)) and KLTH (now KZPT), acquired both KCMO stations in 1993. Four years later, Bonneville sold its entire Kansas City cluster plus three radio stations in Seattle, Washington (Seattle) to Entercom Communications. On October 3, 1998, shortly after Entercom assumed control of the KCMO stations, KCMO-AM swapped frequencies with WHB, with KCMO assuming its present-day 710 AM position. In 2000, Entercom was forced to sell both KCMO stations to Susquehanna Radio after its purchase of Sinclair Broadcasting (Sinclair Broadcast Group)'s Kansas City properties (KQRC-FM, KXTR-FM (KRBZ) and KCIY (WDAF-FM)) left it two stations over the Federal Communications Commission's single-market ownership limit. Cumulus Media acquired the stations in 2006 with its acquisition of Susquehanna. In 2008, ''USA Today'' listed nine top bookstore travel destinations in the United States as: ''Books & Books'' in Coral Gables, Florida, ''City Lights Books'' in San Francisco, ''The Elliott Bay Book Company'' in Seattle, ''Politics and Prose'' in Washington, D.C., ''Powell's Books (Powell's Bookstore)'' in Portland, Oregon, ''Prairie Lights'' in Iowa City, Iowa, ''Tattered Cover'' in Denver, Colorado, ''That Bookstore in Blytheville'' in Blytheville, Arkansas, and the ''Strand Book Store'' in New York City.


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The Seattle area had previously been inhabited by Native Americans (Native Americans in the United States) for at least 4,000 years before the first permanent European settlers. The settlement was moved to its current site and named "Seattle" in 1852, after Chief Si'ahl (Chief Seattle) of the local Duwamish (Duwamish tribe) and Suquamish (Suquamish tribe) tribes.

Logging was Seattle's first major industry, but by the late 19th century the city had become a commercial and shipbuilding center as a gateway to Alaska during the Klondike Gold Rush. By 1910, Seattle was one of the 25 largest cities in the country. However, the Great Depression severely damaged the city's economy. Growth returned during and after World War II, due partially to the local Boeing company, which established Seattle as a center for aircraft manufacturing. The city developed as a technology center in the 1980s, with companies like, Microsoft and T-Mobile US based in the area. The stream of new software, biotechnology, and Internet companies led to an economic revival, which increased the city's population by almost 50,000 between 1990 and 2000. Since then, Seattle has become a hub for green industry and a model for sustainable development.

Seattle has a noteworthy musical history. From 1918 to 1951, there were nearly two dozen jazz nightclubs along Jackson Street, from the current Chinatown International District, to the Central District. The jazz scene developed the early careers of Ray Charles, Quincy Jones, Ernestine Anderson and others. Seattle is also the birthplace of rock musician Jimi Hendrix and the alternative rock style grunge.

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