The Florida State League is a Minor League Baseball league based in the state of Florida. It is one of three leagues classified as Class A-Advanced, the third highest classification of minor leagues; each team in the league is affiliated with a Major League Baseball team, most play in their affiliate's spring training facility. The league was founded in 1919, has continued entirely uninterrupted to the present day; the league originated in 1919 with teams in Bartow, Lakeland, Orlando and Tampa, Florida. The league closed down in 1928 and resumed play in 1936, it has continued uninterrupted, except for a four-year suspension during World War II. In 2009, the Florida State League established a Hall of Fame commemorating the league's great players, managers and umpires; the awards and ceremonies for the inaugural class will take place at the FSL's winter meetings in Daytona Beach in November. The championship series' first cancellation was in 2001, when playoffs were canceled after the September 11 attacks.
Afterwards, the 2004 playoffs were canceled due to the threat of Hurricane Ivan. Years the 2017 FSL Championship finals were canceled on September 5, due to the threat of Hurricane Irma; the winners of the division series playoff games were named co-champions. This marked the third time since 2000. In 2019, the end of the season and playoffs were cancelled due to the threat of Hurricane Dorian. Current team Former team Florida State League Player of the Year Award Florida State League Pitcher of the Year Award Florida State League Manager of the Year Award The Florida State League Hall of Fame began in 2009. Baseball awards#Florida State League Official website
Moshi Moshi, Terumi Desu is a Japanese manga series by Etsuko Mizusawa. It was serialized in Shogakukan's seinen manga magazine Big Comic Spirits between March 2016 and February 2018 and has been collected in two tankōbon volumes. An original net animation adaptation premiered on Production I. G's Anime Beans app on June 8, 2018. Terumi Voiced by: Maaya Uchida Rintarō Voiced by: Kōtarō Nishiyama Moshi Moshi, Terumi Desu was written and illustrated by Etsuko Mizusawa; the manga began serialization in Shogakukan's Big Comic Spirits magazine in March 2016, it ended in February 2018. The series was compiled in two tankōbon volumes, released between October 12, 2017 and June 12, 2018. An anime adaptation was announced in the 10th issue of Big Comic Spirits on February 5, 2018 revealed to be an original net animation; the series premiered on Production I. G's streaming app Anime Beans on June 8, 2018. Moshi Moshi, Terumi Desu at Anime News Network's encyclopedia
Air Littoral was an airline in France founded in April 1972 and based at Montpellier - Méditerranée Airport in Montpellier. It started operations on 23 May 1972 with a Nice-Montpellier-Perpignan service. In 1975 it was headquartered at Aérodrome du Castellet. Over the years KLM, Euralair and the SAir Group, who sold their stake in 2001, all had ownership stakes in Air Littoral. A takeover failed in 2003 and the company was declared bankrupt. A number of groups considered taking over Air Littoral including Azzurra Air, but none succeeded and the airline was closed down by the French authorities in February 2004. In different periods of its history the company was operating the following aircraft: ATR 42. By the moment of bankruptcy Air Littoral had been operating a fleet of 17 CRJ-100s from bases in Nice, Montpellier and Marseille, was well known for the bright livery its aircraft sported in the years before its demise. In the 1990s, Air Littoral approached Metzler & Associés of Paris for a new identity which would propel it into a new market, and, what was delivered.
However, the design, a mix-and-match collection of identity elements, was so innovative that the airline's executives were afraid to implement it - until they called a company-wide meeting and showed Air Littoral employees models of the aircraft painted in the vivid new style. Marc-Antoine Herrmann, creative director & lead designer for the project told airline officers, "We must show all the positive things associated with the south - its warmth, joie de vivre; this is your difference, you must use it so people will feel they take a part of the south with them when they go on-board." To help the design team develop a palette and graphic approach unique to the south, mood boards were created displaying photos of the region and examples of its rich graphic heritage. - Taken from Step-by-Step Graphics magazine, circa 1993 30 July 1997: Air Littoral Flight 701, an ATR 42 on a service from Nice, France, to Florence, overran the runway on landing at Florence Airport, crashed through the perimeter fence and into a ditch next to the nearby A11 motorway.
The captain died of his injuries four days later. Archived from the original on 2007-04-29. Retrieved 2008-04-18. Air Littoral - Airlines Remembered
A Bitcoin ATM is a kiosk that allows a person to purchase Bitcoin by using cash or debit card. Some Bitcoin ATMs offer bi-directional functionality enabling both the purchase of Bitcoin as well as the sale of Bitcoin for cash. In some cases, Bitcoin ATM providers require users to have an existing account to transact on the machine. There are two main types of Bitcoin machines: ATMs. Both types are connected to the Internet, allowing for cash or debit card payment in exchange for bitcoins given as a paper receipt or by moving money to a public key on the blockchain. Bitcoin cash kiosks look like traditional ATMs, but do not connect to a bank account and instead connect the user directly to a Bitcoin exchange. According to an advisory issued by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, "they may charge high transaction fees – media reports describe transaction fees as high as 7% and exchange rates $50 over rates you could get elsewhere". On October 29, 2013, a Robocoin machine opened in the Waves coffee shop in downtown Vancouver, Canada.
This machine is understood to be the world's first publicly available Bitcoin ATM. Robocoin ceased operations in January 2016; the first machine in the United States went online on February 18, 2014, in a cigar bar in Albuquerque, New Mexico. It was removed 30 days later. In April 2014, Coinme became the first Bitcoin ATM provider with a money transmitters license installing a unit in Belltown in Seattle, Washington. On December 8, 2013, Europe's first Bitcoin ATM was installed in Slovakia. Bitcoin machines are not yet regulated in Canada, however regulations have been proposed for all bitcoin exchangers. In February, 2014, the Canadian Finance Minister mentioned plans to introduce anti-money laundering and anti-terrorist financing regulations for virtual currencies such as Bitcoin; the Canadian Department of Finance circulated a draft of the proposed regulations in June 2018, but the law is not in Regulations or in-effect as of January 2019. According to Coin ATM Radar, there are more than 2,342 Bitcoin ATMs in the United States as of January, 2018, with small shop owners earning a reported $300 a month for rental space.
Transactions fees for ATM use are 16 percent, while online transaction fees run about 7.5 percent. Part of the bitcoin ATMs operating in the US is imported from all over the world, for example from Prague. Czech company General Bytes has placed its machines in Las Vegas among other american cities. Bitcoin ATM operators need to adjust the limits on deposits and withdrawals according to AML/KYC standards applicable in the jurisdiction where their ATMs are placed. In some countries / states this requires a money transmitter license. Digital currency Media related to Bitcoin ATMs at Wikimedia Commons
Josef Ledwohn was a prominent German trade unionist and Communist Party official who became an anti-Nazi resistance activist in 1933. He resurfaced in what became the British occupation zone after 1945 and was between 1946 and 1954, a leading member of the state parliament in the newly reconfigured state of North Rhine-Westphalia, he was a leading exponent of German reunification, albeit under conditions to be determined by the East German ruling SED party and the residuum in the west of the old German Communist Party. Josef Ledwohn was born in Rünthe, a mining village a short distance to its east, his father worked as a miner. He grew up in the nearby town of Ahlen, where between 1914 and 1922 he attended school, he joined the Young Socialist Workers in 1922 and more in 1926/27, the Social Democratic Party. He became a member of the Young Communists in 1927 joining the Communist Party in 1929. Between 1922 and 1925 Ledwohn undertook an apprenticeship as an electrician. In 1922, he had joined the Allgemeine Deutsche Arbeiterverbrüderung.
He remained in Ahlen, working in his chosen trade between 1931, when he lost his job. A lengthy period of unemployment followed. During this period he was involved with "Red Aid", Workers International Relief and the Alliance of Red-Front Fighters. During 1928 he attended the Young Communists' State Academy in Dresden becoming a "policy leader" with the local group in Ahlen, he served as an Agitation and Propaganda leader for the Young Communist sub-district leadership for the wider Hamm region. Them, after joining the Communist Party in 1929, in 1930 Josef Ledwohn undertook his first visit to Moscow. In 1932 he became a "policy leader" for the Communist Party sub-district leadership in Ahlen. At this stage he retained his links to the Young Communists. In 1932 he became the "policy leader" for the Young Communists with responsibility for the entire Ruhr region. By 1933 he had become a member of the DMV, was employed as a union official. In June 1932 Ledwohn faced a special court in Münster at which he was tried and convicted for "Serious Breach of the Peace and Disturbance".
The court case arose in connection with the part he had played in an "unemployment demonstration". He was sentenced to a twelve month jail term; the early 1930s were a period of dangerously accelerating political polarisation, which the government was keen to try and defuse. After more than four months Ledwohn was released in good time for Christmas, a beneficiary of the so-called Schleicher Amnesty. National Socialists took power in January 1933 and lost no time in transforming Germany into a one-party dictatorship. In the aftermath of the Reichstag fire, which occurred near the end of February 1933, it quickly became clear that while all opposition parties were now banned, the government viewed with a particular sense of urgency the need to enforce the ban with respect to active Communist Party officials and leaders. At this stage the government still had access to Communist Party membership lists that were up to date, on 28 February 1933, like a large number of party comrades, Josef Ledwohn was arrested in a street raid.
Between February and December 1933 he was held in a succession of prisons in the area: he spent time at the newly established Esterwegen concentration camp to the north. He faced the district high court in Hamm in December 1933 on the usual charge, under these circumstances, of "Preparing to commit High Treason" and received a further jail term, this time of thirty months, he was held firstly at the Aschendorfer Moor Concentration Camp and at Werl Prison, from where, on 2 May 1936, he was released. From 1936 till 1938 he was based in Stettin. Between 1936 and 1945 he worked as an electrician and on manhole construction/maintenance in various parts of Germany including Salzgitter, Upper Silesia, the Saarland and Mährisch-Ostrau (as "Ostrava" was known at that time, he was again involved in communist resistance. It is known that between 1943 and 1945 he was a member of the Communist Party in both the Ruhr region and Hindenburg in Upper Silesia. War in Europe ended, formally, in May 1945, leaving large part of northwest Germany, including Ledwohn's home region, administered as the British occupation zone.
In May 1949 the zone would be incorporated into a relaunched US sponsored state, the German Federal Republic. 1945 found Josef Ledwohn working as an electrician in Essen and involved in re-establishing the Communist Party in the Ruhr region. He was close to the leadership of the relaunched IG Bergbau trades union. Sources refer to Ledwohn having become a Communist Party official in nearby Herne during 1945, a capacity in which he was still active in 1948, he served at this time as a temporary deputy chair of the regional party executive for the wider region that would be relaunched, in 1946, as the state of North Rhine-Westphalia. Between 1946 and 1949, according to one authoritative sou
Gary Ablett Jr. is a professional Australian rules footballer playing for the Geelong Football Club in the Australian Football League. He played for the Gold Coast Suns from 2011 to 2017; the eldest son of Australian Football Hall of Fame member and former Hawthorn and Geelong player Gary Ablett Sr. Ablett was drafted to Geelong under the father–son rule in the 2001 national draft and has since become recognised as one of the all-time great midfielders. Regarded as one of the greatest players of the modern era, Ablett is a dual premiership player, dual Brownlow Medallist, five-time Leigh Matthews Trophy winner, three-time AFLCA Champion Player of the Year Award winner and eight-time All-Australian. During his first stint at Geelong, Ablett won two premierships, two Carji Greeves Medals, a Geelong leading goalkicker award and the 2009 Brownlow Medal, he is a life member of the club and has been inducted into the club's Hall of Fame. At Gold Coast, Ablett was the club's inaugural captain, holding the role for the club's first six seasons, won four Gold Coast Suns Club Champion awards, two Gold Coast leading goalkicker awards and the 2013 Brownlow Medal, the first Brownlow Medal in the club's history.
Between 2014 and 2018, Ablett suffered a number of setbacks through injury. Gary Ablett Jr was born to Sue Ablett in the country town of Modewarre, Victoria; as the eldest boy among three other siblings, Ablett's childhood coincided with the peak of his father's footballing career. Along with his brother Nathan, Ablett would attend his father's training sessions and weekly games. Geelong players regarded them as "barefooted pests in the rooms", would engage in kick-to-kick sessions with both of the boys, he attended Christian College Geelong during his schooling years. Ablett played junior football with the Modewarre Football Club until he was chosen to play for the Geelong Falcons in the Under 18 TAC Cup competition in 2000. Ablett's selection was met with controversy, as some families of other prospective junior players felt Ablett was chosen on the basis of his famous family heritage rather than footballing merit. However, the Falcons' football manager Mick Turner dismissed speculation. Nonetheless, as the son of a popular and famous football player from Geelong, Ablett attracted a large following at junior level.
Although he was still a bottom-aged player, Ablett received mid-year State honours for Victoria Country during the 2001 National Championships. After spending one year in the TAC Cup, Ablett entered his name into the 2001 AFL Draft at the conclusion of the 2001 season. Ablett was drafted by Geelong with their fifth selection, was the fortieth overall draft pick in the 2001 AFL draft under the father–son rule. Ablett made his senior debut for the club in the opening round of the 2002 AFL season, where he gathered 8 disposals and took 4 marks. Ablett made twelve senior appearances in total during the season, before spending the latter half of the year with the reserves team. Playing as a small forward, he helped the club's reserves team win the 2002 VFL premiership against Port Melbourne. After achieving premiership success with the reserves team in the previous year, Ablett established his position in the senior side the following season. Ablett alternated as a small forward and midfielder, scoring 26 goals and appearing in all of Geelong's senior fixtures during the 2003 AFL season.
Ablett finished the year ranked first at the club for tackles and inside 50s, as well as second for hard-ball gets. Following another season without participation in the finals series and his teammates began their 2004 campaign with an appearance in the pre-season competition final against St Kilda. Geelong would qualify for its first finals series in four years, being eliminated in the preliminary final by the Brisbane Lions. Ablett made 21 appearances in total over the course of the season, kicked a career-high 35 goals, he once again finished the year ranked first within the club for total tackles, was awarded the club's Best Team and Most Constructive Player award at the end of the season. The following year, Geelong again qualified for the finals series, progressing through to the semi-finals, before a three-point loss to Sydney ended their season. Ablett's consistency, reflected with his appearance in all senior games during the year and team-high 86 tackles, was rewarded with a third-place finishing in the Carji Greeves Medal as the club's best and fairest player.
After consecutive appearances in the finals series and Geelong were expected to challenge for the premiership once again in 2006. The club's 2006 campaign began when they captured the pre-season NAB Cup, winning their first pre-season premiership since 1961. During the season, Ablett kicked a career-high six goals against Fremantle in round twelve, before making his 100th senior appearance for the club in round 22 against Hawthorn. However, the Cats only managed to win 10 games throughout the season and did not qualify for the finals series. Ablett finished the season with 35 goals to win the club's leading goal kicker award and once again place third in the Carji Greeves Medal. After playing his first five seasons as a small forward who pushed up the ground, Ablett made a permanent move to the midfield in 2007, he helped the Cats finish the home-and-away season first on the ladder to win the McClelland Trophy and qualify for the finals series. Geelong progressed through to the 2007 AFL Grand Final, in which they defeated Port Adelaide by a record 119 points to win their first premiership since 1963.
Ablett recorded 19 disposals, one g