Alta Ribagorça is one of the comarques of Catalonia, Spain. Its capital is Pont de Suert; the highest peak is the Comaloformo in the massif of Bessiberri. Northeast of the region is the western part of the Aigüestortes i Estany de Sant Maurici National Park, it is connected with the Aran valley thorough the Vielha tunnel. The Catalan Romanesque Churches of the Vall de Boí are UNESCO World Heritage Sites... In the North-East of the area there is the Aigüestortes i Estany de Sant Maurici National Park, which attracts an important number of visitors; the local Ribagorçan dialect is a variant of Catalan, which has some transitional traits to Aragonese. Location: Farthest east point: 0° 58' 27,80" East longitude. Farthest west point: 0° 41' 30,24" East longitude. Farthest north point: 42° 37' 58,88" North latitude. Farthest south point: 42° 18' 0,07" North latitude. Highest point: Comaloformo in the Bessiberri Range. Official site of the Consell Comarcal of Alta Ribagorça Information on Alta Ribagorça from the Generalitat de Catalunya Information on Alta Ribagorça from the official site of Lleida
Club de Fútbol Ciudad Madero is a Mexican football team. They are nicknamed Petroleros; the club was founded in 1957 where they won 2 titles the first in 1964 the second in 1973. The club is located in Tamaulipas, México; the club has played in the 3 most important leagues of Mexico. The club plays in the Tercera División de México; the club was founded in 1957 after Club Refinería Madero folded the year before playing in the Segunda División Profesional, who had finished runner-up in 3 occasions first in 1960 behind C. F. Monterrey, second in 1962 behind Club Universidad Nacional, third in 1963 behind 1963. In 1964 the league organized a short playoff tournament in order to increase the number of clubs in the first division. Clubs that took part of the tournament were Nacional de Guadalajara, Tiburones Rojos de Veracruz, Ciudad Madero and Poza Rica; the tournament finished with Nacional de Guadalajara winning the tournament, there was a tie for runner-up between Tiburones Rojos de Veracruz and Ciudad Madero which had to play a final decisive game.
That game ended in a 0-0 draw in overtime and so a penalty shootout was the last option. That shootout ended in a 5-4 victory for Tiburones Rojos de Veracruz who along with Nacional de Guadalajara were promoted to the Primera División de México and had the club play its first tournament in the Segunda División Profesional; the club played its first game in the now defunct tournament Copa Mexico as member of the Segunda División Profesional, its first rival was C. F. Monterrey who defeat the club 2-0 matched played in Nuevo León, their first home game was played on February 27 that same year, losing that match as well 5-1. That same year the club would go on to win its first title just one point over Club Poza Rica who finished runner-up; the club was promoted to the Primera División de México taking over the empty spot left by Nacional de Guadalajara, promoted the previous year. Ciudad Madero became the only team in the world at that time that won the tournament without losing any games – twenty five victories and seven ties under the coaching of Ernesto "Chueco" Candia de Santis, an Argentinian coach that played with Real Madrid from 1948 to 1950.
The club made its Primera División de México debut on May 27, 1965, visiting Club Deportivo Guadalajara in a match that ended in a 0-0 draw and earning its first point in the division. The club scored its first goal in the second round against Deportivo Toluca F. C. in the Estadio would win its first until the 5th round against Necaxa. The club would finish that tournament 14th overall with 24 points. In the 1966-1967 tournament the club managed to win only one game on the road, against Jabatos de Nuevo León, a 1-0 match; the club scored only 8 goals in its 15 games on the road. The club finished that tournament in last place with 18 points. F. Monterrey with 11 games left to play. After playing 2 years in the Primera División de México the club returned to the Segunda División Profesional, where they played until 1973, when they once again won the division and earned the right to play in the Primera División de México after defeating Deportivo Irapuato 2-0; the club had a short stay in the top division, playing only 2 years, when in 1975 the club finished last place with 21 points out of 75 possible, 5 points behind the close Club de Fútbol Laguna.
The club would not rejoin the Segunda División Profesional due to lack of financial support and would not return until 2002, when the club was reformed as Segunda División Profesional. The club plays in the Tercera División de México, where they play out of the XI group; these are the total statistics in First Division: GP - Games Played W - Won D - Draw L - Losses GF - Goals in Favor GA - Goals Against Pts - Points DIF -Difference in Goals Segunda División Profesional 1964, 1973 Segunda División Profesional Primera División de México Tercera División de México Atlético Celaya Official Home Page
46 Leonis Minoris, formally named Praecipua, is the brightest star in the constellation of Leo Minor. It is of spectral class K0+III-IV and of magnitude 3.83. It is a red clump giant. Based upon parallax measurements, its distance from the Sun is 95 light-years, it is a suspected variable with an amplitude of about 0.05 magnitudes. 46 Leonis Minoris is the star's Flamsteed designation. It is sometimes designated "o LMi", from Bode's catalogue of 1801, it was intended to be designated α, as Francis Baily decided to letter each star brighter than magnitude 4.5, but the designation was missing from his catalogue though the dimmer β was included. It bore the traditional proper name Praecipua, derived from the Latin for "the Chief"; the name may have referred to 37 Leonis Minoris, mistakenly transferred to this star. In 2016, the International Astronomical Union organized a Working Group on Star Names to catalog and standardize proper names for stars; the WGSN approved the name Praecipua for this star on 30 June 2017 and it is now so included in the List of IAU-approved Star Names.
The Indiana Statehouse is the state capitol building of the U. S. state of Indiana. Housing the Indiana General Assembly, the office of the Governor of Indiana, the Supreme Court of Indiana, other state officials, it is located in the state capital of Indianapolis at 200 West Washington Street. Built in 1888, it is the fifth building to house the state government; the first state house, located in Corydon, Indiana, is still standing and is maintained as a state historic site. The second building was the old Marion County courthouse, demolished and replaced in the early 20th century; the third building was a structure modeled on the Parthenon, but was condemned in 1877 because of structural defects and razed so the current statehouse could be built on its location. When Indiana became a state in 1816, the capital was located in Corydon; the first capitol building was a humble, two-story limestone building constructed in 1813 to house the legislature of the Indiana Territory. The building was constructed by a company owned by Dennis Pennington, a member of the early territorial legislature.
Construction cost $1,500, paid for by the citizens of Harrison County, was completed in three years. It measured forty-feet square with ten-foot ceilings; the building was made of limestone cut from a nearby quarry and, at the time of its completion, was one of the largest buildings in the state. The capitol contained three rooms and became too small for the state government, which had to erect additional office buildings across the street for the state's administration; the lower floor of the statehouse was used by the Indiana House of Representatives. The upper floor was split into two rooms, one for the Indiana State Senate and another for the Indiana Supreme Court, with a narrow hall between them; the building was abandoned as the capitol in 1824 and was given to Harrison County to use as a courthouse. The old capitol building is now a state historic site; when the state government relocated to Indianapolis in December 1824, the government was housed in the Marion County Courthouse. The courthouse had been constructed with state funds in 1822 after Indianapolis was chosen as the site for the new capitol.
The courthouse served as the state capitol building for twelve years. At the time Indianapolis was a frontier site, nearly 60 miles from the nearest settlement of significance, making large scale construction impractical; the relocation to Indianapolis was an arduous task. At the time it was an eleven-day journey by horseback from Corydon to the new capital. To complicate matters, no road existed and a path for the wagons had to be cut through the dense forests during the winter transit as the long caravan moved north; the caravan was large because it contained the state treasury, state library, state records, the furniture of the General Assembly, Supreme Court, Executive Offices, along with a whole host of other implements to aid the caravan on its long journey. Colonel Samuel Merrill, the state treasurer, was authorized by the General Assembly to oversee the move, it took more than a month to relocate the government to Indianapolis. The first session of the General Assembly convened there in January 1825.
In 1831, the Indiana General Assembly approved construction of a new State House. The building was to be funded by the sale of lots of land in Indianapolis. A commission was established and Commissioner James Blake offered a $150 prize to the architect who could design the best state house; the firm of Ithiel Town and Alexander Jackson Davis created the winning design. Their plans were for a structure, inspired by the ancient Greek Parthenon; the building looked much like the Parthenon except for a large central dome. Town and Davis was awarded the contract to construct the building, completed it ahead of schedule in 1835; the State House was built of blue limestone, two stories high. The governor and the Supreme Court occupied the lower floor, the legislature occupied the upper floor, with each house in its own wing; the building was the site of many great events in its history, including a bier for Abraham Lincoln. The building was popular after its construction but by the 1860s Greek Revival architecture had fallen out of style, the building was beginning to become decrepit.
The building's limestone foundation began to fail, many feared a general structural collapse of the building. In 1867 the ceiling in the chambers of the Indiana House of Representative collapsed. A debate was held in 1873 about how to preserve the building but no solution was found. By the time that Governor James Williams was elected to office, the building was about to be condemned, it was demolished in 1877. When the third State House was condemned in 1876 the government abandoned the building; the General Assembly relocated to a large office building, built in 1865 and was housing the Supreme Court. The Governor and the executive staff relocated to another office building; the office building was used as the state house during the interim period that the new state house was being built. In 1887, before the new state house had been completed, enough of the lower floors were usable for the government to move out of the cramped office space and begin holding sessions in the new structure. With Indiana's rapid increase of population during the middle of the 19th century, the state's government increased in size, causing the previous capitol building to become crowded.
In 1865, a state office building had to be constructed to house some of the burgeoning government, the Supreme Court and several bureaus were relocated into the new building. When the state house was condemned in 1877, the state was without a real capitol building, the administration of Governor James
Skull Island: Reign of Kong is a ride at the Islands of Adventure theme park at Universal Orlando in Florida, based on the 2005 King Kong film. It began soft openings on June 9, 2016 and opened on July 13, 2016. Guests enter under a giant sculpture of King Kong. Guests start to proceed into a line outside of the temple where they can hear radio broadcast advertising the expedition group and playing music, they proceed into the temple of the natives, where many skulls line the walls and figures of their beliefs lie. Guests enter into a chamber where a shamaness is performing a ritual and warning guests that they are in sacred lands and are not safe; as guests proceed through the temple, they encounter bodies of the dead and natives that may scare oblivious guests. After leaving the temple area, guests proceed into the base camp where many supplies are stacked and ready to be taken on the trucks. Guests encounter an animatronic worm that moves around but doesn't attack. After this line, guests pick up their 3D glasses and are sent to the boarding area to wait for their truck to arrive.
The guests board a truck, with a driver played by an animatronic person styled to look like a Universal cast member. Guests enter an expedition truck with one of five different drivers, each one containing their own backstory and dialog for the ride, they are warned of the island's dangers as they enter the 80-foot tall temple, as natives from Skull Island chant King Kong's name. The ride slows down and passes by the bones of a giant ape, as well as a few bat-like Terapusmordax animatronics. Guests turn and meet the other expedition group, who are getting ready to set up a camp. However, guests are attacked by a swarm of Terapusmordax, one of which snatches up Kate, one of the few named explorers, she is taken over the truck and out of view of the riders. Both trucks speed off. In the back of the cave, a shadow of Kong can be seen; the expedition trucks move on to a swamp, where they encounter giant bugs such as worm-like Carnictis, cricket-like Decarnocimex and Arachno-Claws. Kate manages to escape the Terapusmordax that took her and fights off the creatures that threaten her and the riders.
After defending the truck for a few moments, she tells them to go without her, the driver refusing to leave. Right before she is able to jump onto the truck, a Deplector's claw reaches out and grabs her, dragging her into a cave as she struggles to escape; the vehicle moves on to the jungle. They encounter small carnivorous dinosaurs, who chase the truck as it speeds away and tries to escape but ends up crashing and waking up a group of larger dinosaurs, Vastatosaurus rex, which kill a few of the Venatosaurus, cause them to scatter; the V-rexes begin attacking the truck but before the truck can be badly damaged, Kong leaps from behind a temple and begins to fight the dinosaurs. Kong and the dinosaurs continue to fight. Both trucks end up falling into a pit because of the weakening walkway around it, they swing from vines while Kong faces the last V-rex and causes both the other truck and the dinosaur to fall, but saves the truck allowing the crew to survive the fall. The truck plummets but is saved as well by Kong, who roars and climbs away.
The driver sends out a report. The truck drives and meets Kong in an animatronic form, who sniffs at the riders and stares but roars, causing the driver to speed away; the ride vehicle returns to base camp where Kate radioes that the others are safe. During optimal weather, the trucks travel outside and up through the massive gates leading to Skull Island at the start of the ride. During inclement weather, the trucks take a bypass route indoors, cutting out the outdoor portion of the ride, so it can remain open during inclement weather; this results in a shorter ride experience. Skull Island: Reign of Kong has received positive reactions. Whatculture.com liked it, calling it "a beast of an attraction" and called the animatronics "amazing". Tyler Murillo from worldofuniversal.com gave it a score of 4.5 out of 5 stars, calling it an "amazing ride" and "visually stunning inside and out". Matt Timmy Creamer from Moviepilot.com gave the attraction as a whole 7 out of 10 stars, calling the queue line "incredible" and the animatronics "worth the wait", was disappointed with the number of screens and lack of practical effects in the ride.
In 2016, a Guatemalan farmer began to feel ill shortly after exiting the ride. His family left him to rest on a bench; when the family returned, he had collapsed and was pronounced dead. A lawsuit claiming that Universal was negligent for not providing warning signs in Spanish was filed, prompting intense debate about reasonableness and personal responsibility; the deceased's family claims Universal should have been more attentive, providing medical care sooner
Bob Halloran is a former sportscaster with CBS Sports in New York, an executive with MGM Mirage. He is known in the world of sports for his involvement in golf and boxing, as well as sporting events in Las Vegas. Halloran was in New Bedford, he attended Holy Family High School, where he was on the golf team, he served in the U. S. Army and attended the University of Miami on a golf scholarship, graduating in 1962. Halloran began a career in broadcasting with CBS 4 in Miami in 1962. Having been an intern as a student, he joined the station on graduation, he worked in various roles but became a sports reporter covering local sporting events in Miami. In the mid-1960s he was promoted to the role of sportscaster, appearing on the evening’s news program covering all aspects of sports. In 1970, CBS Sports in New York hired Halloran as a national correspondent, where he covered a variety of sporting events, including boxing and golf, such as coverage of the Masters Tournament, he was a frequent interviewer of Muhammad Ali, whom he had met in Miami when still known as Cassius Clay.
He appears in opening credits of. Halloran moved from television to join Caesar’s World in 1978 as vice president of sports, he organized some of the biggest boxing events in Las Vegas with names such as Joe Frazier, Sugar Ray Leonard, Marvin Hagler, Roberto Duran. He brought the first Formula One event to Las Vegas in 1981 and introduced K-1 to the U. S. In 1988, Halloran was hired by Steve Wynn as vice president of sports for Mirage Resorts, he was named president of sports for Mirage Resorts. In the 1990s, he challenged the producer of the televised golf event, the Skins Game, winning a settlement that acknowledged his role creating the event. In 2002, he was appointed director of sports for MGM Mirage by CEO Terri Lanni. From 2002 to 2012, he produced major events including the heavyweight match between Oscar De La Hoya and Floyd Mayweather and match between Manny Pacquiao and Juan Marquez, represented MGM Grand during press tours for key events, he left MGM Mirage in 2012 to work as a sports consultant and produced events at the MGM Beau Rivage until 2016.
In 2012, Halloran was inducted into Florida’s Boxing Hall of Fame. Halloran is married to Sandra Halloran, he was a long-standing member of the Bel-Air Country Club and volunteered his time to organize the Cap Cure charity golf tournaments for many years. Halloran has won many golf tournaments over the years, he came in second place in the 2005 AT&T Pebble Beach tournament. He resides in La Quinta, California