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Brenham, Texas

Brenham is a city in east-central Texas in Washington County, United States, with a population of 15,716 according to the 2010 U. S. census. It is the county seat of Washington County. Brenham is south of College Station, about halfway between Houston and Austin 70 miles northwest of Houston, about 90 miles east of Austin. Brenham is renowned as the heart of the bluebonnet region in Central Texas; the local chamber of commerce promotes the Bluebonnet Trails and offers free maps to guide visitors along the most scenic wildflower routes, which pass historic sites and attractions. Washington County is known as the "Birthplace of Texas," as it contains the site of the signing of the Texas Declaration of Independence on March 2, 1836 in the town of Washington-on-the-Brazos; this is now a state historic site. Brenham is known for its annual German heritage festival that takes place each May called Maifest, similar to Volksfest. Numerous German immigrants settled here in the mid-nineteenth century, following the Revolutions in German states in 1848.

Brenham is the Home of "The World's Largest BBQ Pit" on 290 West. Brenham is located at 30°9′43″N 96°23′49″W. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 8.8 square miles, all of it land. As of the census of 2000, there were 13,507 people, 4,907 households, 3,115 families residing in the city; the population density was 1,541.5 people per square mile. There were 5,317 housing units at an average density of 606.8 per square mile. The racial makeup of the city was 69.99% White, 21.91% African American, 0.25% Native American, 1.86% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 4.75% from other races, 1.22% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 10.25% of the population. There were 4,907 households out of which 30.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.7% were married couples living together, 14.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 36.5% were non-families. 30.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.4% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older.

The average household size was 2.40 and the average family size was 3.01. In the city, the population was spread out with 22.5% under the age of 18, 15.9% from 18 to 24, 24.7% from 25 to 44, 18.8% from 45 to 64, 18.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females, there were 89.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.6 males. The median income for a household in the city was $32,198, the median income for a family was $41,486. Males had a median income of $31,133 versus $22,152 for females; the per capita income for the city was $15,351. About 12.8% of families and 17.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 21.9% of those under age 18 and 20.7% of those age 65 or over. Bluebonnet Cabs offers taxi service around the Brenham area; until 2009 Greyhound Lines offered bus services from the Stop N'Save at 601 East Main Street, but as of 2015 Brenham is not served by intercity bus. The population has increased but people have preferred to rely on their owned automobiles for transportation.

Brenham is the home of and headquarters for Blue Bell Creameries, an ice cream brand, popular in the state of Texas and the southeastern United States. Blue Bell is the 4th best-selling ice cream brand in the United States, is sold in 16 states. Brenham is home to a large plant of Valmont Industries, manufacturing metal poles; the city is the site of the Brenham State Supported Living Center, the largest of such facilities in the state. This facility provides care for intellectually disabled persons; the City of Brenham’s primary education is provided by Brenham Independent School District and various private schools. The public schools in BISD include Brenham Elementary, Krause Elementary, Alton Elementary, Brenham Middle School, Brenham Junior High, Brenham High School; the mascot for Brenham high school is the lion cub. Brenham is the home of Blinn College, the oldest county-owned junior college in Texas. Blinn has campuses in Bryan and Sealy. Courtland Sutton, professional football player Sadie Sink, actress Malcom Brown, professional football player Timothy Brian Cole, The first person in Texas to receive a posthumous pardon and the first posthumous DNA Exonerated person in the United States Cecil Cooper, professional baseball player Hosea Garrett, cofounder of Baylor University Jack Heidemann, professional baseball player Don Imus, radio and TV personality, recording artist and author Blind Willie Johnson, songwriter, guitarist Lois Kolkhorst, state politician, state representative from Brenham from 2001-2015, state senator since 2015 Roosevelt Leaks, professional football player Chuck Machemehl, professional baseball player Frank Malina, aeronautical engineer and director of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, rocket researcher, artist Paul Pressler, retired judge from Houston.

Hayward station (BART)

Hayward is a Bay Area Rapid Transit station located in Downtown Hayward of Hayward, United States. The station opened on September 11, 1972; the elevated station has two side platforms. A two-lane bus terminal is located on the northeast side of the station. A pedestrian tunnel under the Union Pacific Railroad Oakland Subdivision connects the fare lobby to a parking lot and a five-level parking garage. Hayward station is a major bus hub for AC Transit, served by Transbay route M. Shuttles to California State University, East Bay serve the station. A small building near B Street is the Greyhound Lines intercity bus stop. SamTrans Transbay buses served the station until mid-1999. Media related to Hayward station at Wikimedia Commons BART - Hayward


Landstalker: The Treasures of King Nole is an action-adventure game, developed by Climax Entertainment and released for the Sega Genesis in 1992 in Japan and 1993 elsewhere. A spinoff called Lady Stalker: Challenge from the Past was released in Japan for the SNES in 1995; the Sega Saturn game Dark Savior is considered its spiritual successor. The main characters from Landstalker and Friday, reappear in the Dreamcast game Time Stalkers, it has been re-released several times - via. Wii's Virtual Console service in 2007, Steam in 2011 and on the Sega Genesis Mini in 2019. A remake for the PlayStation Portable was announced in 2005, but was cancelled; the player, as Nigel the treasure hunter, is tasked with searching for clues that lead to the treasure of King Nole. This is accomplished by travelling through both outdoor areas and dungeons. All gameplay and plot-advancing scenes take place in an isometric view. From the outset of the game, Nigel may walk, swing his sword, climb ropes and ladders, talk to various non-player characters, pick up and throw various objects.

With few exceptions, these basic actions do not change throughout the game, although Nigel's weapons and armor may be replaced with better versions. There are a variety of items throughout the game, most of which either increase or restore health and attacking power or are important to advancing the plot or solving puzzles. Much of the game's dungeons and overworld are filled with monsters creatures from fantasy and mythology like ogres, ghosts and more. Many traps and puzzles appear requiring the player to jump from platform to platform press switches and move blocks to climb on. Locked doors inhibit the player's progress, the player must find keys or beat enemies or puzzles to unlock them and progress further. Many dungeons and areas have a boss to defeat at the end; the monsters and dungeons increase in difficulty as the game progresses. The player has health, kept track of by hearts; the player is not prevented from revisiting old towns and dungeons, is required to do so to advance the plot.

There are several optional side quests found in the game involving helping out the non-player characters. Nigel can complete these tasks for benefits, like increased attacking power and use of shortcut warps to travel across the overworld quicker; these are not necessary to complete the game. The game's intro starts in Gamul Date 312 where Nigel, a treasure hunter, 88 years old, far older than he appears, is shown traversing a dungeon of rolling boulders and moving platforms called Jypta Ruins to acquire the Statue of Jypta. After selling this statue to a shop owner in a port town, Nigel is accosted by a wood nymph named Friday, she explains that she is being chased by three persistent yet bumbling thieves named Kayla and Wally because she knows the location of the legendary treasure of King Nole. Once Nigel spends most of his money on a bird to carry him to the island, Friday admits that while she doesn't know the exact location of the treasure she has a "feeling" where it is; the player controls Nigel from here on where he and Friday, who accompanies him for the entire game, first journey through a dungeon until they fall into a river and end up in the care of the red-furred bear-people of Massan.

When Nigel awakes, he finds his way to the neighboring village of Gumi, where the yellow-furred bear-people are ready to sacrifice the daughter of Massan's leader, Fara. Nigel follows the crazed tribe into their shrine and breaks them of their curse, freeing Fara and earning the respect of both tribes and a clue to help him to the treasure. Nigel and Friday travel westward until they come to the lighthouse town of Ryuma, attacked by thieves. Nigel rescues the mayor and some other men who have been kidnapped, he finds a lithograph of a dragon, which Friday tells him is a clue to the treasure. Before he can leave, Kayla and Wally show up and hold Friday hostage until Nigel hands them the lithograph. Nigel's heroics earn him a place in the court of Duke Mercator, who orders him to go and defeat an old wizard, locked in a tower nearby and, terrorizing the town and extorting the Duke. Nigel faces him in single combat. Defeated, Mir confesses all he knows about King Nole's treasure and explains that the Duke is his brother and had been using him as a scapegoat for years.

Nigel is about ready to confront him when he is tossed into a dungeon. While imprisoned he finds out that the princess of Maple, his home country, a guest at the castle, has been taken away by the Duke's dragon-like henchman, Zak, he manages to escape to find the castle knights in open revolt and ships stuck in the harbour because the lighthouse in Ryuma is broken. Nigel saves Arthur, the Duke's general, is given the key to the Greenmaze, where the Sunstone can be found, the gem that powers Ryuma's lighthouse. Nigel restores the lighthouse, he takes a ship to pursue the Duke. He makes landing up the coast of the island at Verla, which has become a ghost town; the Duke had enslaved the population of the town and forced them to work in nearby mines searching for a legendary treasure. Nigel frees the townspeople, they gi

Jugend Rettet

Jugend Rettet is a non-governmental organization from Berlin. Its goal is to save drowning persons at the Mediterranean Sea. Operations are conducted with a ship that sails under Dutch flag; this ship was seized in August 2017 after suspicion of cooperation with migrant smugglers. The organization is divided into three divisions. First there is the Iuventa crew; the name Iuventa originates from the Roman god of courage. Second, there is a department to encourage political awareness of certain issues. Third, there is a discussion platform for the right of asylum. During a session of the Italian parliament on 10 May 2017, a prosecutor accused Jugend Rettet of working together with migrant smugglers. Jugend Rettet denied the allegations; the organization Frontex criticized the behaviour of NGOs at the Libyan coast waters, reproached them unwillingness to cooperate with the official organizations. In August 2017, Jugend Rettet refused to sign the code of conduct for NGOs set up by the Italian government.

The Iuventa is a former 32.92-meter fishing vessel built in 1962 at the shipyard Scheepswerf Vooruit in Zaandam. Named Maria, named Waterman II in 1969 Jonas in 1971, the ship was used for fishing. In 1990, it was converted into an offshore support ship, now named Telco Suez, it was renamed Alk Explorer. In 2016, the ship became property of the Jugend Rettet group, was rebuilt for rescuing purposes under the new name Iuventa. In 2016 and 2017 it operated in the Mediterranean Sea assisting shipwrecked refugees and economic migrants. On 10 June 2018, the Biografilm Festival in Bologna, introduced Michele Cinque's 86-minute cinema documentary Iuventa about the ship and its missions, filmed between 2016 and 2017. On 10 May 2019 the crew of the Iuventa was honored by the Swiss Paul Grüninger Foundation with a human rights award for saving the lives of around 14000 people in the central Mediterranean Sea. On 2 August 2017 the public prosecutor of the Italian municipality of Trapani seized the Iuventa on allegation of cooperation with migrant smugglers and the encouraging of illegal immigration.

The confiscation was preceded by a year of investigations by the Italian police. The prosecutor produced witness reports, photo material, video material and sound recordings which should prove that the organization had not tried to rescue people, but taken over illegal immigrants at calm sea; the unimpaired vessels of the migrant smugglers subsequently would cruise back. However, presented at the Manifesta 12 in Palermo, Italy, a Goldsmiths, University of London-based Forensic Oceanography and Forensic Architecture team of researchers came to the conclusion that the crew of the Iuventa neither communicated with nor returned empty boats back to the traffickers. Jugend Rettet disputed the seizing, but on 23 April 2018 the supreme court of Italy confirmed the decision of the court in Trapani that the vessel stays seized awaiting further investigations. In July 2018, investigations were started against some members of Jugend Rettet, including the ship's captain, Pia Klemp, they could face up to 20 years in prison.

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90th Grey Cup

The 90th Grey Cup was the 2002 Canadian Football League championship game played between the Edmonton Eskimos and the Montreal Alouettes on November 24 at Commonwealth Stadium, in Edmonton, Alberta. The Alouettes defeated the Eskimos 25–16 in the first all-Canadian CFL championship game to feature the host team since 1983, it was Don Matthews' fifth Grey Cup title as a head coach, tying him with Lew Hayman, Frank Clair and Hugh Campbell for the all-time record. This was last Grey Cup game. By the time Edmonton hosted its next Grey Cup game in 2010, its stadium had switched over to artificial turf; the Grey Cup would not be played on grass again until 2016 at Toronto's BMO Field. The league introduced its new logo four days before this game; this was the Alouettes first Grey Cup victory in 25 years, first since their 1996 re-activation. The Grey Cup victory parade, held 2 days in downtown Montreal attracted 250,000 fans. Montreal Alouettes - TDs, Pat Woodcock, Jeremaine Copeland. Edmonton Eskimos - TDs, Ricky Walters, Ed Hervey.

Fleming. First Quarter MTL – Single Baker 68 yard punt went through the end zone 4:34 1 - 0 MTL Second Quarter MTL – TD Woodcock 99 pass from Calvillo 1:58 8 - 0 MTL MTL – FG Baker 42 13:45 11 - 0 MTL Third Quarter EDM – TD Walters 17 pass from Ray 2:58 11 - 7 MTL EDM – FG Fleming 13 8:54 11 - 10 MTL Fourth Quarter MTL – TD Copeland 47 pass from Calvillo 3:07 18 - 10 MTL EDM – TD Hervey 17 pass from Ray 14:41 18 - 16 MTL MTL – TD Copeland 47 kick-off return 14:48 25 - 16 MTL A Grey Cup rivalry, born in the 1950s and intensified in the 1970s re-emerged in the new century on a frozen field at Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton. Montreal had not been home to a Grey Cup champion since 1977, including nine years when it didn't have a CFL team at all, but Anthony Calvillo and the rest of his teammates brought prestige back to the franchise by defeating the hometown Eskimos. Leading 1-0 after 15 minutes, the Alouettes gained 99 yards on one play for what was, at the time, the longest touchdown reception in Grey Cup competition.

Calvillo connected with Pat Woodcock on the historic play. The 99-yard pass-and-run play has since been surpassed during the 2017 Grey Cup Game when Ricky Ray completed a 100-yard pass in the first half of the Toronto Argonauts 2017 Grey Cup win. Terry Baker kicked a 42-yard field goal with 1:15 remaining in the second quarter to give the Alouettes an 11-0 lead at halftime. Wanting to avoid becoming the first team to lose a Grey Cup game in their own building since 1983, the Eskimos rallied in the third quarter. On their opening drive Edmonton got on the scoreboard as Ricky Ray threw a pass to Ricky Walters for a 17-yard touchdown. Sean Fleming kicked a 12-yard field goal in the quarter to pull the Eskimos within one, but early in the fourth quarter, the Alouettes struck again. This time Calvillo hit Jeremaine Copeland on a 47-yard passing play for a touchdown, giving Montreal an 18-10 advantage. With less than six minutes remaining in regulation and the Eskimos offence facing a third-and-10 on the Montreal 36, head coach Tom Higgins opted to go for it rather than attempt a 43-yard field goal.

The gamble failed. The Eskimos would make things uncomfortable for the Alouettes in the final minute. Ray connected with Ed Hervey on a 17-yard touchdown pass with 19 seconds remaining in regulation. Needing a two-point convert to tie the score, Tim Strickland broke up a pass intended for Terry Vaughn. Edmonton tried one last-ditch effort with an onside kick attempt, but Copeland grabbed the football and ran 47 yards for his second touchdown, sealing the win for Montreal. Calvillo was named the game's Most Valuable Player completing just 11 of 31 pass attempts for 260 yards and a pair of touchdowns. Semi-final Winnipeg Blue Bombers 30-3 BC Lions Final Edmonton Eskimos 33-30 Winnipeg Blue Bombers Semi-final Toronto Argonauts 24-14 Saskatchewan Roughriders* Final Montreal Alouettes 35-18 Toronto Argonauts * Cross over from West Division "Grey Cup: 2002". Canadian Football League. Archived from the original on 2013-08-19. Retrieved 2017-08-23

Rajouri Garden

Rajouri Garden is a market and residential neighbourhood in West Delhi, India. The Nehru Market are the key markets of the area; the population is Punjabi people who migrated to Delhi following the Partition of British India from Pakistan in 1947. The postal code of Rajouri Garden is 110027, it is the headquarters of the West Delhi district of Delhi. Rajouri Garden is home to many western style indoor shopping malls; these malls are located next to the Rajouri Garden Delhi metro stops. The malls include TDI Mall, TDI Paragon Mall, Shoppers Stop, City Square, West Gate Mall, Pacific Mall. Rajouri Garden is one of the 70 constituencies of the Delhi Legislative Assembly. Surrounding areas to Rajouri Garden are: Khyala village most powerful gurjar area Mayapuri, Tagore Garden, Subhash Nagar, Shivaji Enclave, Shivaji Vihar, Raja Garden, Vishal Enclave, Punjabi Bagh, Hari Nagar, Kirti Nagar, Tagore Garden, Ramesh Nagar, Moti Nagar; the neighborhood is known for the passion of cars amongst its residents.

The private bungalows in A, B, C, D, F, G, H, M, N, T blocks having the number of private houses and the Red and Yellow DDA Apartments as well. It shares its name and is named after "Rajouri", a district of Jammu region in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir; the area includes several colleges including: Govt. Boys Senior Secondary School Govt. Boys Senior Secondary School Sarvodaya Kanya Vidyalaya Sarvodaya Kanya Vidyalaya New Era Public School Guru Nanak Public School Saraswati bal mandir school Cambridge Foundation School Shadley Public School Rajdhani College Shivaji College Guru Tegh Bahadur Institute of Technology Rajouri Garden is serviced by the Rajouri Garden metro station of the Delhi Metro, Blue Line and Pink line, it has a DTC Bus Station nearby and people can go towards Uttam Nagar, Dwarka, Kashmere Gate, Punjabi Bagh, Dhaula Kuan, other far-flung places. Two exits of the Tagore Garden metro station lead to Rajouri Garden, notably to Block J and Green/Red MIG Flats. Rajouri Garden is an interchange station of the current Blue Line and the newly made Pink Line of the Delhi Metro Network in 2018 with the nearest metro station at Mayapuri.

It will benefit passengers from Rajouri Garden and its surrounding areas to go to places located in North and East Delhi instantly. Going towards North or East Delhi ranges between 60–90 minutes; the new line will drastically reduce the time between 30–45 minutes. Rajouri Garden constituency is divided into four Municipal corporations wards. following is the list of wards and the respective Councillors Rajouri Garden: Sh. Balram Kumar Oberoi Tagore Garden: Smt Kiran Chadha Vishnu Garden: Sh. Satpal Kharwal Khyala: Ms. A Priya Chandela A The 2009 Bollywood Film Aloo Chaat starring Aftab Shivdasani and Aamna Shariff was shot in Rajouri Garden; the 2010 Bollywood film Band Baaja Baaraat starring Ranveer Singh and Anushka Sharma was shot in Rajouri Garden. The 2014 Bollywood film Queen starring Kangana Ranaut is set in Rajouri Garden; the 2019 Bollywood film Chhapak starring Deepika Padukone was shot in Rajouri Garden