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Filey

Filey is a small town and civil parish in North Yorkshire, England. Part of the East Riding of Yorkshire, it is part of the borough of Scarborough between Scarborough and Bridlington on the North Sea coast. Although it was a fishing village, it became a popular tourist resort. According to the 2011 UK census, Filey parish had a population of 6,981, an exact number being 2001 UK census 6,819. Filey is at the eastern end of a long-distance footpath, it was the second National Trail to be opened. The town is at the northern end of the Yorkshire Wolds Way National Trail which starts at Hessle and crosses the Yorkshire Wolds. Filey is the finishing point for Great Yorkshire Bike Ride; the 70-mile ride begins at Wetherby Racecourse. Filey has a railway station on the Yorkshire Coast Line. A second station at Filey Holiday Camp railway station to the south of the town served the former Butlins holiday camp; the camp has been re-developed into The Bay Filey. It is one of the largest coastal developments of this kind in the UK and the first homes were completed in 2007.

In July 2007 Filey was hit by flash floods. The 12th century parish church dedicated to St Oswald, on Church Hill in the north of the town, is a Grade I listed building, it is the oldest building in Filey and Nicholas Pevsner wrote "This is the finest church in the NE corner of the East Riding". Filey was a small village until the 18th century when visitors from Scarborough arrived seeking the peace and quiet that Filey offered. In 1835 a Birmingham solicitor called John Wilkes Unett bought 7 acres of land and built the Crescent known as the Royal Crescent, opened in the 1850s. Fishing at Filey has been tradition, going on for a multitude of centuries, with most of those undertaking it coming from a long line of fishermen and women in their families; the fishing boats at Filey are cobles, like most of the others along the Yorkshire and North East coasts, the catch is sea trout. Limitations have been placed upon how and where they use their nets which trap salmon. In 1804, a lifeboat was procured for the town and it became a Royal National Lifeboat Institution asset in 1852.

Filey Lifeboat Station has an inshore and an all-weather boat on station. English composer Frederick Delius stayed as a boy on the Crescent with his family at Miss Hurd's boarding house in 1876 and 1877, at Mrs Colley's in 1897. In 1931 the spire of a church was damaged by the Dogger Bank earthquake. For more than 40 years Butlin's Filey Holiday Camp was a major factor in Filey's economy. Building began in 1939 and continued during the Second World War when it became an air force station known as RAF Hunmanby Moor. In 1945 it became a popular holiday resort with its own railway station and by the late 1950s could cater for 10,000 holiday makers, it closed in 1984. Filey was split between the North Riding of Yorkshire and the East Riding of Yorkshire, with the boundary running along Filey Beck; when County Councils were formed by the Local Government Act 1888, the whole of Filey was placed in the East Riding. Filey boasts the Grade II listed Langford Villa on The Crescent, chosen by the famous chocolatier Sir Joseph Terry as his place to "summer".

In 2018, the town was featured in the Tour de Yorkshire for the first time. Coast & Country Housing Limited plan to build 300 houses in Filey. Scarborough council has approved plans for the £45 million housing project off Muston Road by Coast & Country. Independent councillor Sam Cross, who represents Filey on the borough council, said: "The infrastructure of the town can't cope with it." Coast and Country replied to the concerns by stating that the houses are being built to meet a pent-up latent demand for affordable housing and other housing within the town. Filey was in the Ryedale constituency until the 2010 general election when it became part of the newly formed Thirsk and Malton constituency. Proposed boundary changes to the constituencies, would see Filey be moved from Thirsk and Malton into the Scarborough and Whitby constituency. Filey receives a daily news service from Yorkshire Coast Radio. Leo Blair, the father of Tony Blair, former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom was born in Filey.

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Texas Fuel

The Texas Fuel the South Texas Showboats, were a basketball team in the American Basketball Association. Based in San Antonio, the Fuel played their home games at the Alamo Convocation Center. During the original planning process, the Showboats were a member of the United Basketball League. Due to the team coming under new ownership, in 2008, the name was changed to the Texas Fuel, to honor the Fuel film that inspired the team to go green, the colors changed to green and black; the team colors signify traditional Texas oil and new alternative fuels, such as biofuel. The team represents changes in fuel technology. In 2010, a biofueled bus was given to the team by Farouk Biosilk. On August 29, 2011, it was announced that the Indiana Pacers guard George Hill had signed a contract to play for the Fuel until the NBA lockout ended, his activities included practicing with the team and playing in two exhibition games in Brownsville and San Antonio. He attended anti- bullying rallies with the team at Texas schools.

The team was given the key to the city of San Benito for their anti-bullying efforts. The Texas Fuel continues to earn accolades with one or two ABA All-Stars selected from the team every year since its inception, the first Sportsman of the Year award from the Southwest Conference for Jason McNeil, due to his community charity work with the team for three consecutive years. Official website ABA Official website Events/Blog Website in progress

Trion Worlds

Trion Worlds is one of the trade names of gamigo Inc, an American video game developer and publisher which owns WildTangent. It focuses on MMOs of the MMORPG and MMORTS genres; the original company, Trion Worlds, Inc. was founded in 2006 by Lars Buttler and Jon Van Caneghem, who had each worked for NCSoft and left in 2009 to join Electronic Arts. The company was founded as Trion World Network, Inc in 2006 by Lars Buttler serving as Vice President for Global Online at major American video game publisher EA, Jon Van Canegham serving as Executive Producer at South Korean online video game company NCSoft; the two left their respective jobs to pursue the founding of a company that could "define a generation of interactive entertainment by fundamentally revolutionizing the way games are created and distributed.”After the founding, the company began development on the Trion Platform, a server technology through which it claims both Trion and "external partners" will deliver games, is claimed to be less client-based and enable large-scale battles.

Trion begun early development on their first MMORPG titled Heroes of Telara, which would go on to be renamed as Rift: Planes of Telara, until being released as Rift in March 2011. In 2011, in addition to the renaming of Heroes of Telara to Rift: Planes of Telara, Trion World Network, Inc. renamed itself as Trion Worlds, Inc. In October 22 of 2018 Trion Worlds was acquired by Gamigo. Trion Worlds was disbanded on October 26, 2018. In 2006, Trion began development on Heroes of Telara, an MMORPG; the game would go on to undergo extensive alpha testing, with beta testing finalizing the stress test portion of development. Trion Worlds CEO Lars Buttler has stated that Rift has a budget of "over US$50 million"; the game was released in 2011 in the United States on March 1, Australia on March 2 and throughout Europe on March 4. In 2010, Trion and Syfy announced a deal in which a video game and related television series would be produced. In 2011, the game was revealed to be Defiance, an MMO open world shooter, released for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 on April 2, 2013.

The official press release states that the game "interconnects with a global television program by Syfy, cable’s premier imagination-based entertainment channel. The first live gameplay demo of Trion and Syfy’s visionary concept debuted at the annual industry event, was announced as the "first interconnect video game and television series." End of Nations a free-to-play MMORTS video game developed by Petroglyph Games, is now being developed in house at Trion Worlds and is now a MOBA RTS hybrid. End of Nations is planned for a simultaneous North American and European release, it was in the alpha phase of development when it was put on hold in November 2013. Trion acquired the western markets publishing license for ArcheAge. Archeage, following beta periods in South Korea and Russia, was released on September 16, 2014 for Europe and North America. Released on July 9, 2015, Trove is a voxel-based MMORPG published by Trion Worlds. There are each with unique play styles and their own themed biome. A large amount of content is player-submitted.

Adventure worlds are randomly generated with dungeons scattered throughout various biomes. Players can join clubs to access a club world where building progress is saved and can be protected from non-club members. On June 30, 2015, Trion announced they were publishing South Korea’s Ginno Games' Devilian in Europe and North America. Devilian is a fantasy MMO where players play a half-devil known as a Devilian which has two forms — a normal characters and a devil form. On March 5th 2018 Devilian was shut down permanently in North Europe. At PAX Prime 2015, Trion Worlds announced Atlas Reactor, a multiplayer turn-based tactics game set in the future, it is a team-based game in which a team of players compete against another team in simultaneous turns. Atlas Reactor launched on October 4, 2016, became the first game to be integrated with Discord, allowing players to control the Discord client while in-game. Trion has multiple investors, including The Time Warner Investments Group, Comcast Ventures, Bertelsman Digital Media Investments, Rustic Canyon Partners, Trinity Ventures and DCM, with HP listed on their website as a "strategic partner".

In addition, Trion has partnered with American video game developer Petroglyph Games, American cable television channel Syfy, video game publishers Sony Computer Entertainment and Ubisoft. In October 2018 Trion was acquired by Gamigo. Trion Worlds, Inc

Ch√Ęteau de Syam

The Château de Syam, located in the village of Syam in the French department of Jura was built in 1818 by Jean-Emmanuel Jobez regional industrialist and owner of the Forges de Syam, a forge and sheet metal works. The castle was listed as a Monument historique by the French Ministry of Culture in 1991. Emmanuel Jobez lived in Paris for ten years where he met Pierre-Adrien Pâris, court architect to Louis XVI and a native of Jura. Both men embraced Neoclassical architecture and together toured Italy where they visited works designed by Andrea Palladio, they returned impressed by its association with Enlightenment philosophy. Emmanuel Jobez returned to Syam where he engaged the architect Champennois L'Aîne to build a château inspired by Palladio's Villa La Rotonda. Completed c. 1828, the square building is situated on a north-south, east-west axis and organized around a central three-story rotunda. The ground floor of the rotunda is used as a concert hall. Decoration of the house includes polychrome painting, trompe-l'oeil murals in the eye of the dome, original wallpapers produced by Xavier Mader for the manufacturer Joseph Dufour et Cie and chandeliers by Pierre-Philippe Thomire, original Empire and Restauration period furniture.

The château remained in ownership of Jobez descendants until 2001 when the property was acquired by Brigitte Cannard and Claude Darbon who occupy a portion of the house and offer tours and concerts there. Boyers, Marie-France. "Belle de Jura." The World of Interiors. October 2008. Gonzalez-Palacios, Alvar; the French Empire Style. Hamlyn Publishing Group Ltd.: 1970. ISBN 0-600-01245-X. Website of Château de Syam Youtube tour of the Château de Syam

In the Red Records

In the Red Records is an independent record label in Los Angeles, formed in 1991 by Larry Hardy. It is known for hosting garage rock related bands on its label; the label's first release was by The Morlocks, its second release was Kings of Rock. Hardy has publicly stated that he wished he would have waited for Mick Collins' The Gories material to be finished for the first release; however the Gories recording was slow going and Larry became impatient, rushing the two initial releases into production. Bands that have released LPs on this label include Cheap Time, Cheater Slicks, Thee Oh Sees, Reigning Sound, Dan Melchior's Broke Revue, The Ponys, The Intelligence, The Hunches, The Dirtbombs, The Deadly Snakes, Andre Williams, Black Lips, LAMPS, Pussy Galore, Boss Hog, Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, Jay Reatard, The Horrors, The Fuse, Country Teasers, The King Khan & BBQ Show, Panther Burns, Demon's Claws, Mark Sultan, Vivian Girls, Monkey Wrench, Human Eye, Shark Toys, Strange Boys, Blank Dogs, Dávila 666, Speedball Baby, Sonic Chicken 4, Wounded Lion Meatbodies, Fuzz.

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News-Democrat & Leader

For the Illinois newspaper, please see Belleville News-Democrat. The News-Democrat & Leader is a twice-weekly newspaper in Kentucky, it has been published since 1806. Russellville is the county seat of Logan County; the current title was formed with the merging of The Logan County News and The Democrat in 1911. In 1968, employees of the News-Democrat started a paper called The Logan Leader. A few months this was merged back into the original company, which published the papers under different names each week. In the 1990s, this was changed to a publication under the combined name of Leader; the paper was owned by Heartland Publications. In 2012 Versa Capital Management merged Heartland, Ohio Community Media, former Freedom papers it had acquired, Impressions Media into a new company, Civitas Media. Civitas Media sold the News-Democrat & Leader to Paxton Media Group in 2017. An unrelated News-Democrat was published in Paducah, Kentucky from 1901 to 1929