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Conwy

Conwy (Welsh pronunciation:, Welsh pronunciation:, is a walled market town and community in Conwy County Borough on the north coast of Wales. The town, which faces Deganwy across the River Conwy lay in Gwynedd and prior to that in Caernarfonshire; the community, which includes Deganwy and Llandudno Junction, had a population of 14,208 at the 2001 census, is a popular tourist destination. The population rose to 14,753 at the 2011 census. In the 2015 census "The size of the resident population in Conwy County Borough on the 30th June 2015 was estimated to be 116,200 people." The town itself has a population of 4,065. The name'Conwy' derives from the old Welsh words'cyn' and'gwy', the river being called the'Cynwy'. Conwy Castle and the town walls were built, on the instruction of Edward I of England, between 1283 and 1289, as part of his conquest of the principality of Wales; the church standing in Conwy has been marked as the oldest building in Conwy and has stood in the walls of Conwy since the 14th century.

However, the oldest structure is part of the town walls, at the southern end of the east side. Here one wall and the tower of a Llys belonging to Llywelyn the Great and his grandson Llywelyn ap Gruffydd have been incorporated into the wall. Built on a rocky outcrop, with an apsidal tower, it is a classic, Welsh build and stands out from the rest of the town walls, due to the presence of four window openings, it is the most complete remnant of any of his Llys. People born within the town walls of Conwy in north Wales are nicknamed "Jackdaws", after the jackdaws which live on the walls there. A Jackdaw Society existed until 2011; the population of the town in 1841 was 1,358. Conwy was the original site of Aberconwy Abbey, founded by Llywelyn the Great. Edward and his troops took over the abbey site and moved the monks down the Conwy valley to a new site at Maenan, establishing Maenan Abbey; the parish church still retains some parts of the original abbey church in the west walls. English settlers were given incentives to move to the walled garrison town, which for decades the Welsh were forbidden from entering.

Conwy has other tourist attractions. Conwy Suspension Bridge, designed by Thomas Telford to replace the ferry, was completed in 1826 and spans the River Conwy next to the castle. Telford designed the bridge's supporting towers to match the castle's turrets; the bridge is now open to pedestrians only and, together with the toll-keeper's house, is in the care of the National Trust. The Conwy Railway Bridge, a Tubular bridge, was built for the Chester and Holyhead Railway by Robert Stephenson; the first tube was completed in 1848, the second in 1849. The bridge is still in use on the North Wales Coast Line, along with the station, located within the town walls. In addition to a modern bridge serving the town, the A55 road passes under the river by a tunnel, Britain's first immersed tube tunnel, built between 1986 and 1991; the old mountain road to Dwygyfylchi and Penmaenmawr runs through the Sychnant Pass, at the foot of Conwy Mountain. The National Trust owns Aberconwy House, Conwy's only surviving 14th-century merchant's house, one of the first buildings built inside the walls of Conwy.

Plas Mawr is an Elizabethan house built in 1576 by the Wynn family, extensively refurbished to its 16th-century appearance and is now in the care of Cadw and open to the public. The house named in the Guinness Book of Records as The Smallest House in Great Britain, with dimensions of 3.05 metres x 1.8 metres, can be found on the quay. It was in continuous occupation from the 16th century until 1900 when the owner was forced to move out on the grounds of hygiene; the rooms were too small. The house is still owned by his descendants today, you can go on a tour around it for a small charge. Vardre Hall is a 19th Century Grade II listed building set directly opposite to Conwy Castle, it was erected by Conservative Buckinghamshire MP William Edward FitzMaurice in the mid 1850s. In 1869 the building was sold to solicitor William Jones; the building was used as a solicitor's office until 1972, when it was bought out and became The Towers Restaurant. The Towers Coffee house remains next door. After laying empty for a number of years Vardre Hall changed hands again and, in 1999, was refurbished into a shop.

Across the estuary is Bodysgallen Hall, which incorporates a medieval tower, built as a watch tower for Conwy Castle. Conwy Morfa, a marshy spit of land on the west side of the estuary, was the location where golf was first played on Welsh soil, it was the place where Hugh Iorys Hughes developed, built, the floating Mulberry Harbour, used in Operation Overlord in World War II. Conwy Hospital has since been demolished. Conwy railway station bus stop has services to Llandudno and a hop on, hop off tour bus, The Llandudno and Conwy Tour. A lifeboat station was established by the RNLI in 1966 and operates the D-class inshore lifeboat The May Bob. A Conwy electoral ward exists for elections to Conwy County Borough Council; the ward extends west of the River Conwy only with a total population of 4,065. The other county wards within the Conwy community are Deganwy and Pensarn. Conwy has a town council, comprising 17 town councillors elected from the five community wards of Aberconwy, Deganwy and Pensarn.

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1999 Atlantic 10 Conference Baseball Tournament

The 1999 Atlantic 10 Conference Baseball Championship was held at Bear Stadium in Boyertown, Pennsylvania from May 20–22. It was the 12th time was held in Boyertown, where it was held from 1987 to 1997, it featured the top two regular-season finishers of each of the conference's six-team divisions. West Division top seed Virginia Tech defeated La Salle in the title game to win the tournament for the second time, earning the Atlantic 10's automatic bid to the 1999 NCAA Tournament; each division's top teams, based on winning percentage in the 21-game regular season schedule, qualified for the field. In the four-team double-elimination format, the East Division champion played the West Division runner-up, vice versa. In the West Division, conference tiebreaking rules gave La Salle received the second seed in the four-way tie for second place; the following players were named to the All-Tournament Team. Virginia Tech's Larry Bowles, one of six Hokies selected, was named Most Outstanding Player. Virginia Tech's Barry Gauch was named for the third time.

He was the Most Outstanding Player in 1997 and named in 1998. The Hokies' Matt Griswold was named for the second time, after being selected in 1997

Existence of God

The existence of God is a subject of debate in the philosophy of religion and popular culture. A wide variety of arguments for and against the existence of God can be categorized as metaphysical, empirical, or subjective. In philosophical terms, the question of the existence of God involves the disciplines of epistemology and ontology and the theory of value; the Western tradition of philosophical discussion of the existence of God began with Plato and Aristotle, who made arguments that would now be categorized as cosmological. Other arguments for the existence of God have been proposed by St. Anselm, who formulated the first ontological argument. John Calvin argued for a sensus divinitatis. Philosophers who have provided arguments against the existence of God include Friedrich Nietzsche and Bertrand Russell. In modern culture, the question of God's existence has been discussed by scientists such as Stephen Hawking, Francis Collins, Lawrence M. Krauss, Richard Dawkins, Carl Sagan, Neil deGrasse Tyson, John Lennox and Sam Harris, as well as philosophers including Richard Swinburne, Alvin Plantinga, William Lane Craig, Rebecca Goldstein, A. C.

Grayling, Daniel Dennett, Christopher Hitchens, Edward Feser and David Bentley Hart. Atheists view arguments for the existence of God as insufficient, mistaken or outweighed by arguments against it, whereas some religions, such as Jainism, reject the possibility of a creator deity. A common misconception is that theism is ancient while atheism is modern, but mankind has been making arguments for and against the existence of deities—including, with the rise of monotheism, God—since the dawn of human history. Bronze Age texts such as the Vedas present various arguments against the deities, such as the problem of evil and the Ultimate Boeing 747 gambit, as well as arguments for the deities, such as argument from morality and Pascal's wager. From the ancient Greeks to the medieval Japanese people to the Native Americans, the arguments for and against deities are as old as the idea of a deity itself; some atheists and theists see the antiquity of their beliefs as a worthy tradition to carry on, while others believe arguing about the existence of a God is a never-ending cycle that produces little fulfillment.

Positions on the existence of God can be divided along numerous axes, producing a variety of orthogonal classifications. Theism and atheism are positions of belief, while gnosticism and agnosticism are positions of knowledge. Ignosticism concerns belief about God's conceptual coherence. Apatheism concerns belief about the practical importance of. For the purposes of discussion, Richard Dawkins described seven "milestones" on his spectrum of theistic probability: Strong theist. 100 % probability. In the words of C. G. Jung: "I do not believe, I know." De facto theist. High probability but short of 100%. "I don't know for certain, but I believe in God and live my life on the assumption that he is there." Leaning towards theism. Higher than 50% but not high. "I am uncertain, but I am inclined to believe in God." Impartial. 50%. "God's existence and nonexistence are equiprobable." Leaning towards atheism. Lower than 50% but not low. "I do not know whether God exists but I'm inclined to be skeptical." De facto atheist.

Low probability, but short of zero. "I don't know for certain but I think God is improbable, I live my life on the assumption that he is not there." Strong atheist. "I know there is no God, with the same conviction as Jung knows there is one." The Catholic Church, following the teachings of Paul the Apostle, Thomas Aquinas, the First Vatican Council, affirms that God's existence "can be known with certainty from the created world by the natural light of human reason". In classical theism, God is characterized as the metaphysically ultimate being, in distinction to other conceptions such as theistic personalism, open theism, process theism. Classical theists do not believe that God can be defined, they believe. Robert Barron explains by analogy that it seems impossible for a two-dimensional object to conceive of three-dimensional humans. In modern Western societies, the concepts of God entail a monotheistic, supreme and personal being, as found in the Christian and Jewish traditions. In monotheistic religions outside the Abrahamic traditions, the existence of God is discussed in similar terms.

In these traditions, God is identified as the author of certain texts, or that certain texts describe specific historical events caused by the God in question or communications from God. Some traditions believe that God is the entity, answering prayers for intervention or information or opinions. Many Islamic scholars have used rational arguments to prove the existence of God. For example, Ibn Rushd, a 12th-century Islamic scholar and physician, states there are only two arguments worthy of adherence, both of which are found in what he calls the "Pr

Travis Jewett

Travis Jewett is an American college baseball coach serving as head coach of the Tulane Green Wave baseball team. Jewett played baseball for Lower Columbia College team while obtaining his associate degree, he completed his education at Washington State University. Jewett played college baseball at Lower Columbia College during the 1991 seasons. In 1994, Jewett joined the Tacoma Community College coaching staff; the following season he was named the head coach of Tacoma. In 1997, Jewett left to take the head coaching job at Edmonds Community College, he led the Tritons to the 1998 Northwest Athletic Conference title. Jewett went on to assist at Gonzaga, Washington State, Arizona State and Vanderbilt. On July 14, 2016, Jewett was named head coach at Tulane. List of current NCAA Division I baseball coaches Career statistics and player information from Error: Template:Baseballstats must contain at least one valid parameter name. Tulane Green Wave bio

Paranthe Wali Gali

Paranthe Wali Gali is a 2014 Indian romance comedy film directed and produced by the award-winning playwright and theatre director Sachin Gupta under Chilsag-Civitech Motion Pictures. It is co-produced by Subodh Goel and Alka Goel; the film stars Anuj Neha Pawar in the lead roles. Anuj Saxena as Maulik Neha Pawar as Naina Kaur Mohinder Gujral as Rimjhim Gaur Vijayant Kohli as Saluja Himanshu Thakkar as Danish Yuvraj Haral as Vivian Prabhakar Srinet as Farhaz Paropkar Singh as Jasmeet Jaspreet Kaur as Surili Ritika Jasmera as Tamanna The music for the film was composed by Vasundhara Das and Vikram Khajuria and the background score by Vikram Khajuria with song lyrics by Vipin Mishra, Viraj Mishra and Devshi khanduri; the soundtrack album was released on 30 December 2013, with the following songs. Paranthe Wali Gali on IMDb Official website Facebook Twitter Instagram ParantheWaliGaliTheFilm

Linn Mini Mustang

The Mini Mustang was a scale replica of the P-51 Mustang. It featured manual retractable landing gear. After the crash of the first prototype, two new aircraft were built of a new design; the L1 Mustang was the original prototype. The original crashed in 1966; the L2 Mustang featured longer canopy, balanced elevators, reshaped engine cowling and air-scoop, a four-blade propeller replacing the two-blade ones. Data from General characteristics Crew: 1 Wingspan: 16 ft Wing area: 50 sq ft Empty weight: 480 lb Gross weight: 850 lb Powerplant: 1 × Lycoming 0-290-G, 125 hp Propellers: 4-bladed Hegy, woodPerformance Maximum speed: 200 kn Cruise speed: 200 kn Range: 430 nmi Aircraft of comparable role and era FK-Lightplanes SW51 Mustang Stewart S-51D Mustang Titan T-51 Mustang W. A. R. P-51 Mustang Jurca Gnatsum Loehle 5151 Mustang