Gail Kim is a retired Canadian-American professional wrestler signed to Impact Wrestling, where she serves as a producer. In Impact Wrestling, she is a record setting seven-time Knockouts Champion, she is known for her two stints in World Wrestling Entertainment, where she won the WWE Women's Championship in her first match. Kim began her career wrestling on the Canadian-American independent circuit, before joining WWE in 2002, she became the first WWE Diva in history to win a championship in her debut match. After being released by WWE in 2004, Kim joined TNA in September 2005. There, she joined the tag team America's Most Wanted as their valet. After the dissolution of the group, Kim performed as a singles wrestler becoming the inaugural TNA Knockouts Champion in October 2007, she left TNA in August 2008, to return to WWE three months where she remained until 2011. The following October she returned to TNA. In 2012, Pro Wrestling Illustrated named Kim the number one female wrestler in the world and in 2016 she was announced as the first female inductee into the TNA Wrestling Hall of Fame.
After obtaining her degree from Ryerson University, Kim decided to become a professional wrestler and joined Ron Hutchison's School of Pro Wrestling in Toronto. She received supplementary training from Rob Etchevarria at the Squared Circle Pro Wrestling Gym, she debuted in December 2000, wearing a mask and wrestling as "The Queen of the Cats" La Felina in the Southern Ontario-based Apocalypse Wrestling Federation. She, was unmasked by Tracy Brooks in a "Mask versus Hair" match. Kim worked on the Canadian independent circuit for two years, wrestling for promotions such as Border City Wrestling. After her release from WWE, Kim would make an appearance for Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling on January 22, 2005 in South Korea, teaming with Lollipop in a tag team match, where they defeated Malia Hosaka and Nidia. On June 26, Kim made her debut for World Series Wrestling in Melbourne, losing to Nidia in a singles match. Two days at another WSW event in Sydney, Kim defeated Nidia in a rematch; the following night, Kim teamed up with A.
J. Styles to defeat Nidia and Christopher Daniels in a mixed tag team match. Kim was introduced to World Wrestling Federation employee Nora Greenwald by Jason Sensation in 2001. In October 2002, she was hired by the WWF, now renamed World Wrestling Entertainment, she spent eight months training in their then-developmental territory Ohio Valley Wrestling and wrestled house shows and dark matches before being called up to their main roster. After several weeks of vignettes showcasing Matrix-like effects aired on Raw, Kim debuted on June 30 as a fan favorite, with a Matrix-inspired outfit, her first televised WWE match was a seven-woman battle royal on the June 30, 2003 episode of Raw with the WWE Women's Championship held by an injured Jazz, on the line. Kim won the match by lastly eliminating Victoria. Kim held the title for four weeks defending it once against Molly Holly, before losing it to Holly on the July 28 episode of Raw; the following week, Kim turned heel on Trish Stratus, which stemmed from a previous Raw episode where Stratus cost Kim and herself a tag match against Victoria and Holly.
At WWE's Unforgiven pay-per-view event on September 21, Stratus and Lita defeated Kim and Holly in a tag team match. The four women continued to feud until November, when Kim was sidelined with a broken right collarbone. Kim returned to Raw in April 2004 and reforged her alliance with Holly. In May 2004, Kim submitted then-Women's Champion Victoria twice, in singles match and a six-woman tag match, earning herself a title shot at Bad Blood. However, Lita pinned Kim on the June 7 episode of Raw, Lita and Trish Stratus were added to the championship match. At Bad Blood on June 13, she faced Lita and Victoria in a Fatal Four-Way match for the WWE Women's Championship, won by Stratus. Kim participated in a battle royal on October 19 at Taboo Tuesday, won by Stratus. Kim, was released by WWE on November 3, 2004 as a result of cost cutting. Kim was caught off guard by her release and was told that management wanted to take the women's division in a new direction. Following her release from WWE and the expiration of her 90-day no-compete clause, Kim made sporadic appearances on the independent circuit, including at Michigan's All World Wrestling League and in Japan.
She competed in Korea and Mexico before being signed by Total Nonstop Action Wrestling on September 6, 2005. She made her TNA debut on the October 8, 2005 episode of TNA Impact!, aligning herself with Jeff Jarrett and America's Most Wanted and taking on the role of AMW's and Jarrett's manager, got physically involved in the wrestlers' matches. Kim made her in-ring debut on July 16, 2006 at TNA's Victory Road pay-per-view in a Six Man Mixed Tag Team match with AMW against A. J. Styles, Christopher Daniels, Sirelda. However, her team ended up on the losing end of the contest. At Hard Justice on August 13, Kim defeated Sirelda in a singles match. In early 2007, after the dissolution of AMW, Kim began a more active role as an in-ring competitor in TNA; this began with an on-screen feud with her former alliance, James Storm, his new manager Jacqueline. The first encounter between the group was on February 11 at Against All Odds in a mixed tag team match, which Kim and her partner, Petey Williams
Bradfield is a civil parish in the City of Sheffield, in South Yorkshire, England. The civil parish is extensive, the western half is situated in the moorlands of the Peak District, the eastern half is in lower agricultural land and contains the parish's significant habitations, which include the Sheffield suburb of Stannington, as well as Oughtibridge and Worrall, the villages of High Bradfield and Low Bradfield; the parish includes several reservoirs, a number of minor settlements, such as Ewden. Bradfield is located 14 miles from Barnsley. On 6 July 2014, Stage 2 of the 2014 Tour de France from York to Sheffield, passed through the village, it was the location of the seventh climb of the stage, the Category 4 Côte de Bradfield. It was 1 kilometre long at an average gradient of 7.4%. The one point in the King of the Mountains competition was claimed by Andriy Hrivko of Astana Pro Team. Bradfield is one of the largest parishes in England, covers extensive moor and agricultural land around the Damflask Reservoir, Dale Dike Reservoir, Strines Reservoir, Agden Reservoirs, including the Bradfield and Broomhead moors and eastern parts of the Howden moors.
The western end of the parish reaches to the upper parts of the Upper Derwent Valley with part of its boundary forming Yorkshire’s border with Derbyshire. The northern part of the parish includes the Langsett Reservoir and Midhope Reservoir, borders the town and civil parish of Stocksbridge; the eastern edge reaches the western extent of the urban spread of Sheffield, includes the suburb of Stannington, as well as the villages of Oughtibridge, Wharncliffe Side, Worrall. Minor habitations within the parish include Midhopestones, Upper Midhope and Bolsterstone on the northern edge, Dungworth in the southeastern part; the moorland villages of High Bradfield and Low Bradfield are located within the parish. High Bradfield possesses a Gothic revival church, the earthworks of a motte and bailey castle. Low Bradfield is less historic, having been destroyed in the Great Sheffield flood of 1864. At the time of the 2001 census the parish had a population of 14,915, increasing to 17,100 at the 2011 Census.
The parish extends across the City of Sheffield electoral wards of Stocksbridge and Upper Don and Stannington Ward, covers more than a third of the land area of Sheffield City Council. Sources for the history of Bradfield Produced by Sheffield City Council's Libraries and Archives Media related to Bradfield, South Yorkshire at Wikimedia Commons
The Academy is a reality television series that provides a behind-the-scenes look at police recruits of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Academy as they go through an 18-week training course to become deputies of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. The program premiered in May 2007 on Fox Reality Channel with class 355; as of fall 2007, the series is aired on MyNetworkTV. There were 111 recruits to start out and 24 were separated. Separations occur when recruits fail make-up exams decide to resign due to injury or by personal choice, or when the instructors feel the recruit shouldn't continue with training; the lead drill instructor was Deputy Miley a.k.a. "The Ramrod". Class 355 was made of recruits for the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, but there were recruits for other agencies as well such as the Los Angeles Port Police, Torrance Police Department, Inglewood Police Department, Redondo Beach Police Department, the Pomona Police Department; the finale for the first season was on Thursday, August 2, 2007.
Fox Reality started taping the second season of the show in early November 2007 at the STARS Center, the Los Angeles County Sheriff academy. The second season premiere aired on May 24, 2008, the second season finale aired on July 26, 2008; the third season of The Academy, which premiered on October 24, 2009 provides a behind-the-scenes look at recruits of the Orange County Fire Authority, California. Sgt. Mark Wilkins – Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Dep. Dwight Miley – Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, Industry Station – "The Ramrod". Deputy Dwight Miley holds the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Medal of Valor, the highest honor of the Department, awarded June 21, 2000, "in consequence of your heroic actions on April 12, 1998, when you unselfishly placed yourself in immediate danger to save the lives of fellow deputies." Miley won this in association with six other deputies after Sgt. Dean Scoville was shot responding to a domestic dispute. Dep. Rene Garcia – Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, Norwalk Station Dep.
Ray Jones – Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, Carson Station Dep. Sidra Sherrod – Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, Lennox Station Dep. Pete Enciso – Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, East Los Angeles Station Ofcr. Jeremiah Hart – Torrance Police Department – Season 1 Ofcr. Ryan Peterson – Torrance Police Department – Season 2 Class 36 consists of recruits from various backgrounds, including EMTs, firefighters from other cities, a construction manager, dispatchers, a corporate vice president, a former professional football player; the class started out with 28 recruits. Through the entire 18-week program, four were released: Lefebvre: Failed remedial Mid-Term test, but still active with Orange County Fire Authority as a dispatcher Adelman: Failed remedial test Westphal: Repeated failure to follow directions and numerous safety concerns Kermott: Failed remedial Final test Fox Reality Channel's "The Academy: Orange County Fire" Goes Behind-the-Scenes For the First Time to Capture a Recruit Class as It Endures 18-Weeks of Fire Academy Training "The Academy" – Fox Reality The Academy on IMDb The Academy at TV.com
Shlomo Bohbot is an Israeli politician, mayor of Ma'alot-Tarshiha from 1976 until 2018, served as a member of the Knesset for the Labor Party between 1992 and 1996. Born in Morocco in 1942, Bohbot made aliyah to Israel in 1954 under the Youth Aliyah programme. Between 1963 and 1971 he worked in the social services department of Ma'alot-Tarshiha local council, he was elected to the municipal council in 1974, became head of the municipal council in 1976, a post equivalent to mayor. When Ma'alot-Tarshiha became a city in 1995, Bohbot continued as mayor, held the post until defeated by Arkady Pomerantz in the 2018 local elections, he served as deputy chairman of the Development town forum. Bohbot joined Ezer Weizman's Yahad party, was fifth on its list for the 1984 elections, although the party won only three seats, he joined the Labor Party, in 1992 he was elected to the Knesset on its list. He lost his seat in the 1996 elections due to a new law which prevented mayors from serving in the Knesset.
In 2006 he left the new party the following year. In 2009 he became head of the Local Government Centre, a position in which he served until 2014. Shlomo Bohbot on the Knesset website
Lasgo were a Belgian electronic music group. The group formed in 1999 and is composed of Jelle Van Dael as the vocalist, Peter Luts and Jef Martens as record producers. Peter Luts confirmed on Belgian radio in 2008 that Evi Goffin was not returning to the band, after choosing to become a full-time mother. Luts announced around the same time. Together with Belgian TV station JIMtv, he organized a televised search for a new vocalist, that came to pick Van Dael as the singer. Throughout their career, Lasgo have sold more than five million units of their albums Some Things and Far Away, the singles from those albums. Lasgo's first appearance was on one of the biggest out parties in Belgium; the Music Factory recorded the show to produce a video clip. In October, Lasgo won the best national single award on the Belgian TMF Awards 2001. At the same time, it went gold with 25,000 copies sold. Lasgo's debut single "Something" was released in the summer of 2001 and became a hit all around Europe, charting at #5 in Belgium as well as #4 in the UK Singles Chart.
In November 2001, Lasgo released their second single "Alone". This single was taken from Lasgo's debut album, Some Things, released on November 19, 2001; the music video for "Alone" was shot in a large office in Germany. Due to Lasgo's international appeal, Luts was asked to remix Delerium's track "Underwater" for EMI Germany, crafted a remix for Aurora's song "The Day It Rained Forever" on Positiva Records. During 2002, Lasgo was nominated for several awards: International Dance Club Hit of the Year and International New Dance Group of the Year at the Danish Dance Awards and Best Trance Act at the Dancestar World Music Awards 2002. In August 2002, "Alone" was released in the UK and charted there at #7, it peaked at # 3 in Belgium. The debut album Some Things was released in the UK at the same time and peaked at #30 in the UK Albums Chart. "Pray" peaked at #17 in December that year. At around the same time, Some Things was released in the United States. In November 2002, Lasgo won the Smash Hits award for Best Dance Act of the Year 2002 in the UK.
December 2002 marked the release of the second version of Some Things in Belgium. The re-release featured three new songs along with remixes of their hits. In February 2003, A&S Productions held a party in Club Carré in Willebroek, Belgium, to celebrate the success of Lasgo and Van Dahl, both in Belgium and abroad. In 2004 Lasgo wins an EBBA Award; every year the European Border Breakers Awards recognize the success of ten emerging artists or groups who reached audiences outside their own countries with their first internationally released album in the past year. The fourth Lasgo single, "Surrender", was released on vinyl in October 2003. "Surrender" appeared on CD in January 2004 in Belgium. The worldwide release was in February. A remixed UK release by LMC followed in April, where the song reached #24. In March 2004, Lasgo won their second award at the Winter Music Conference's International Dance Music Awards in Miami, Florida; the year before they won the Best New Dance Artist Group Award. At the MIDEM 2004 music conference in Cannes, Lasgo was one of the winners of the European Border Breakers award.
This award, given out by the European Commission, wants to enhance the exchange/export of pop music across country borders. "Surrender" topped the Billboard Dance Chart in late December 2004 and in January 2005. The second single from Far Away, was called "All Night Long", it was released on vinyl in December, 2004. "All Night Long" went #1 in Belgium's dance club chart. Although it was not as successful as "Surrender," it did manage to chart in the Dutch Top 40 and was their second biggest hit in the Netherlands. "Who's That Girl", the third single from Far Away, was sung by Dave Beyer, not Evi Goffin. "Lying" was the fourth and last single release from Far Away, although it was not issued in the UK. It was a mediocre success. "Out of My Mind" was the first single from the band including Jelle van Dael. Released in 2008, it achieved chart success in the Netherlands and Belgium, making it into the Top 10, it failed to chart in the UK. "Gone" was the next single with the video shot in Los Angeles. It peaked at #5 Belgium.
Followed "Lost" in August before the album was released the following month. "Over You" became the fourth and final single release from Smile. A fourth album is expected to be released sometime in the future. "Tonight", the first single from Lasgo's upcoming fourth album, was released to moderate success in the act's homeland of Belgium. This was followed by the release of "Here with Me" which became a top 30 hit; as yet, no title has been announced for the fourth album since lead vocals Jelle has given birth to a baby boy, Kellen. The third single, titled "Sky High" was released on 7 May peaking at # 5 on the Ultratip Chart; the fourth single, "Can't Stop" was released internationally on 3 October 2012. It peaked at #18 on the Ultratip Chart as well. On March 18, 2013, on the band's official YouTube page, the new version of "Something" was posted and peaked at #8, it featured Taylor Jones. Their new single "Feeling Alive," was released July 2, 2013 and has peaked at #21. On September 8, 2014 on the group's official Twitter page, it was announced that the lead singer, Jelle Van Dael, will release a solo single apart from the group.
She stated that there will b
The Fairfax Bridge was a truss bridge over the Missouri River that handled southbound U. S. Route 69, connecting Interstate 635 in Riverside, Missouri with the Seventh Street Trafficway in Fairfax, Kansas. Built by the Kansas City Bridge Company, it had 13 spans on 15 piers; the bridge has now been removed, with the approach spans being demolished using explosive charges on January 16, 2015, the main spans on January 24, 2015. Ground was broken April 21, 1931, with the bridge opening on September 27, 1934 at a cost of $600,000. Carrying two-way traffic, it was restriped for two southbound lanes in 1957 following the opening of its sister bridge, the Platte Purchase Bridge, which handles northbound traffic. In 2013 plans were announced for replacement of both the Fairfax Bridge and the Platte Purchase Bridge; the Fairfax Bridge was scheduled for demolition first in early 2015, with the bridge closed to all traffic on October 31, 2014 and traffic routed to the Platte Purchase Bridge. The replacement bridge was formally opened by the Missouri Department of Transportation on March 16, 2017.