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Interstate 90 in New York

Interstate 90 is a part of the Interstate Highway System that runs from Seattle, Washington, to Boston, Massachusetts. In the U. S. state of New York, I-90 extends 385.88 miles from the Pennsylvania state line at Ripley to the Massachusetts state line at Canaan, is the second-longest highway in the state after NY 17. Although most of the route is part of the tolled New York State Thruway, two non-tolled sections exist along I-90. Within New York, I-90 has a complete set of auxiliary Interstates, which means that there are interstates numbered I-190 through I-990 in the state, with no gaps in between. For most of its length in New York, I-90 runs parallel to the former Erie Canal route, New York State Route 5, U. S. Route the CSX railroad mainline that traverses the state. I-90 was assigned in 1957 as part of the establishment of the Interstate Highway System. In New York, it was overlaid on the pre-existing New York State Thruway from Pennsylvania to Albany, from where it would have continued to Massachusetts on a new freeway that bypassed the Berkshire Connector to the north.

The freeway was built from the Thruway mainline in Albany to the Berkshire Connector in Schodack, I-90 was assigned to the segment of the Connector east of the proposed freeway. The Albany–Schodack freeway was completed in stages during the 1960s and 1970s and open by 1977. West of Albany, I-90 in New York is designated along the mainline of the New York State Thruway; the Thruway begins at the Pennsylvania state line in Chautauqua County, following the shore of Lake Erie northeast and passes through the town of Cheektowaga, a large suburb of Buffalo directly east of the city. Two auxiliary routes, I-190 and I-290 connect with I-90 here. Both auxiliary routes provide Canada's largest city, Toronto. East of Erie County, the Thruway turns east and passes through the suburbs of several major cities in Upstate New York following the path of the Erie Canal, it passes south of Rochester and north of Syracuse, which are served by three auxiliary Interstate Highways: I-490 and I-390 connect to Rochester, while I-690 leads to Syracuse.

The speed limit, enforced by the New York State Police, is 65 miles per hour along most of this stretch. East of Syracuse, the Thruway follows the Erie Canal and the Mohawk River into the Mohawk Valley toward Utica, where I-90 skirts the northern edge of downtown and meets I-790, a short route leading into the city's center. Farther east, the freeway indirectly serves the canal and riverside cities of Little Falls and Amsterdam on its way to Schenectady, where I-890 splits from the Thruway and serves as the connection to the city center, it rejoins I-90 in Albany County, where I-90 leaves the mainline of the Thruway at exit 24 in Albany, signed for I-87 north and I-90 east. Here, the route designation of the Thruway changes from I-90 east to I-87 south. Traffic intending to continue on I-90 or reach I-87 north must exit the Thruway here. Exit numbers and mile markers for I-90 reset after exiting; the Albany–Schodack section of I-90—the only portion of I-90 in New York, not part of the Thruway system—begins concurrent with I-87 and heads southeast from Thruway exit 24 to a toll barrier that, for now, marks the end of tolls along the freeway.

Now a toll-free highway, I-90 and I-87 continue to exits 1N and 1S, which are for the Adirondack Northway and Fuller Road Alternate, respectively. Located off exit 1S and Fuller Road Alternate, a spur of the Northway leading to Western Avenue, is the Crossgates Mall in Guilderland. I-90 proceeds eastward, meeting Washington Avenue at an interchange connecting to UAlbany, a state university and Fuller Road westbound. Exits 3 and 4, located 0.6 miles apart in an area bounded by Washington and Central avenues, lead to the W. Averell Harriman State Office Building Campus and the New York State Police Academy and to the Crosstown Arterial. I-90 subsequently crosses over NY 5 and passes north of Westgate Plaza as it connects to Everett Road; the freeway continues along the northern edge of Albany to exit 5A, a large trumpet interchange built to serve I-687. After that project was cancelled, it was repurposed as an exit for Corporate Woods Boulevard. East of exit 5A, I-90 passes by more residential areas ahead of a stack interchange with US 9 1 mile north of downtown Albany.

Albany Memorial Hospital is located just north of the exit on US 9. Not far to the east of US 9 is a second stack interchange, connecting I-90 to I-787 in the industrial northeasternmost section of the city of Albany. At this point, I-90 turns to the southeast and follows the Patroon Island Bridge over the Hudson River and into Rensselaer County. Across the river, I-90 becomes the Rensselaer County Veterans Memorial Highway and passes through much less developed areas. In its first 1.5 miles in the county, the freeway meets Washington Avenue at the northern edge of the city of Rensselaer and the west end of NY 43 in the town of North Greenbush, southwest of US 4 and Defreestville. South of NY 43, I-90 and US 4 follow parallel routings into East Greenbush, where I-90 directly connects to US 4 at exit 9. I-90 heads southeastward across an undeveloped, forested section of the county, crossing over NY 151 and entering the town of Schodack, where it meets Miller Road, a connector between I-90 a

The Farewell (2019 film)

The Farewell is a 2019 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Lulu Wang. It stars Awkwafina, Tzi Ma, Diana Lin, Zhao Shuzhen, Lu Hong, Jiang Yongbo; the film follows a Chinese-American family who, upon learning their grandmother has only a short while left to live, decide not to tell her and schedule a family gathering before she dies. The film is based in part on director Wang's life experiences, which she first publicly discussed as part of her radio story What You Don't Know, which appeared as part of an episode of This American Life; the film was screened in the U. S. Dramatic Competition section at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival and was theatrically released in the United States on July 12, 2019, by A24, it received acclaim from critics, with particular praise for Wang's screenplay and the performances of Awkwafina & Zhao Shuzhen. At the 77th Golden Globe Awards the film was nominated for two awards including Best Foreign Language Film, with Awkwafina winning for Best Actress – Musical or Comedy.

Aspiring Chinese-American writer Billi, 30, maintains a close relationship with Nai Nai who lives in Changchun, China. After receiving a rejection letter for a Guggenheim Fellowship, Billi discovers from her parents and Jian, that Nai Nai has been diagnosed with terminal lung cancer, is predicted to have only a few months left to live. Through deception and manipulation of medical test results, the diagnosis is kept a secret from Nai Nai herself. Nai Nai is, falsely told that her recent doctor visits have only revealed benign findings. A wedding for Billi's cousin, Hao Hao, from Japan has been planned in China, as an excuse to unite the family to spend what is expected to be one last time with Nai Nai. Fearing Billi will end up exposing the lie to her grandmother and Jian tell her to remain in New York City. Billi disobeys her parents' orders and flies to Changchun, shortly after the rest of the family arrive there. Billi assures her parents. Throughout the trip, she clashes with the rest of the family, including the doctor treating her grandmother, over their deliberate dishonesty towards her grandmother.

Guilt-ridden, Billi expresses conflicted thoughts with her parents over the Chinese cultural beliefs that result in a family refusing to disclose such a life-threatening disease with the matriarch. One night, her uncle, contends that the lie allows the family to bear the emotional burden of the diagnosis, rather than Nai Nai herself—a practice of collectivism that Haibin acknowledges to Billi differs from the individualistic values common in Western culture. Billi learns that Nai Nai told a similar lie to her husband up until his death when he was terminally ill. On the day of the wedding, both Haibin and Hao Hao break down in tears on separate occasions but manage to proceed through the rest of the banquet as planned without raising Nai Nai's suspicions. To maintain the family lie, Billi intercepts Nai Nai's medical test results from the hospital and has it altered to reflect a clean bill of health; that night, Nai Nai gives Billi a hóngbāo, encouraging her to spend the money. Billi admits that she wants to stay in Changchun to spend more time with Nai Nai, but Nai Nai declines, telling her that she needs to live her own life.

When Billi reveals to her grandmother about the Guggenheim Fellowship rejection, Nai Nai responds by encouraging Billi to keep an open mind and not get hung up on this failure, rather than be "the bull endlessly ramming its horns into the corner of the room." She says that life is not about what the things she does, but more so about how she goes about doing them. Billi keeps her promise to maintain the lie and shares a tearful goodbye with Nai Nai, as the rest of the visiting family members return to their homes in Japan and America; the credits reveal that six years after her diagnosis, the woman Nai Nai's character was based on is still alive. Awkwafina as Billi Wang Tzi Ma as Haiyan Wang, Billi's father Diana Lin as Lu Jian, Billi's mother Zhao Shu-zhen as Nai Nai, Billi's paternal grandmother Lu Hong as Little Nai Nai, Billi's grandmother's younger sister Jiang Yongbo as Haibin, Haiyan's older brother Chen Han as Hao Hao, Haibin's son Aoi Mizuhara as Aiko, Hao Hao's Japanese fiancée Zhang Jing as Yuping, Haiyan's cousin Li Xiang as Aunty Ling, Haibin's wife Yang Xuejian as Mr. Li Jim Liu as Dr. Song The film was based on a story called What You Don't Know, shared by Wang on This American Life in April 2016.

Wang said that the film was based on her grandmother's illness, stating that "I always felt the divide in my relationship to my family versus my relationship to my classmates and to my colleagues and to the world that I inhabit. That's just the nature of being an immigrant and straddling two cultures."The film was shot in Changchun, over the course of 24 days in June 2018. Filming took place in New York. In an interview with Filmmaker, cinematographer Anna Franquesa Solano stated that the references for the film included Force Majeure and Still Walking. However, she added that her main source of inspiration came from "spending time with Lulu's family at their home in Changchun, during pre-production."Director Lulu Wang says that she kept the secret from her grandmother during and after film production. It was awkward to keep the secret when the grandmother visited a block from her home. Wang claims her grandmother found out from discussing the movie with her little sister, who plays herself in the movie.

The film had its premiere in the U. S. Dramatic Competition section at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival on January 25, 2019. In January 20

MaK G 1205

The MaK G 1205 is a class of four axle B'B' diesel-hydraulic locomotives built by the Maschinenbau Kiel factory. The locomotives are of a similar design to the MaK G 1204 BB locomotives, with hydraulic transmission, B'B' wheel arrangement, off-centre cab; the first twelve locomotives were built for the Eisenbahn und Hafen in Duisburg and were powered by a V 12 Caterpillar engine, the remainder were powered by a powered V 12 MTU engine used on the MaK G 1204 BB. The Voith hydraulic converter is the same as that used on the MaK G 1204 BB and MaK G 1202 BB. Of the 19 MTU engined versions 6 were built for NISCO, 10 have worked for a variety of German private railway companies, 1 for Graz-Köflacher Eisenbahn- und Bergbaugesellschaft mbH in Austria, 2 for Banverket in Sweden; the Belgian Railways Class 77, of which 170 were built, is a development of the design. Images "MaK G 1205 Fotos". Www.bahnbilder.de

Gnarly Buttons

Gnarly Buttons is a composition for solo clarinet and chamber ensemble by the American composer John Adams. The London Sinfonietta and Present Music co-commissioned the work; the work received its premiere at the Queen Elizabeth Hall in London on October 19, 1996 with the London Sinfonietta, Michael Collins as solo clarinetist and the composer conducting. The work received its first Proms performance on 23 July 1998; the New York City premiere was in October 1997, with David Shifrin as the clarinet soloist and Ransom Wilson conducting musicians of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. Gnarly Buttons is composed of three movements, with the following titles: I; the Perilous Shore II. Hoedown III. Put Your Loving Arms Around MeIn addition to the solo clarinet, the work is scored for thirteen musicians, including a banjo player, a cor anglais, a bassoon, a trombone, two sampling keyboards, strings. Adams has said that “The three movements are each based on a'forgery' or imagined musical model.”

He has stated that Gnarly Buttons was influenced in part by his father’s passing due to Alzheimer's disease. Adams has provided a short explanation for the title, claiming that it was a reference to the "gnarly buttons" on many trees, as well as the keys on a clarinet. May, Thomas; the John Adams Reader Taylor, Anthony G. "John Adams's'Gnarly Buttons': Issues of History and Style." Doctoral document, University of Cincinnati, 2007. Electronic library access at: http://www.ohiolink.edu/etd/view.cgi?ucin1185548983 John Adams official site, page on Gnarly Buttons

Jake Clarke-Salter

Jake-Liam Clarke-Salter is an English footballer who plays as a defender for Championship club Birmingham City, on loan from Premier League club Chelsea. Clarke-Salter first joined Chelsea in 2006 and spent the rest of his youth career there bar one season at Sutton United, he made his under-18 breakthrough at Chelsea in December 2013 whilst still sixteen years old. He became a key figure and the under-18 captain in Chelsea's youth surge after winning the FA Youth Cup twice and the UEFA Youth League. Clarke-Salter was included in Chelsea's pre-season tour of the US in 2015. However, he failed to make a single appearance in Chelsea's disappointing campaign. On 5 March 2016, Clarke-Salter appeared on Chelsea's substitutes' bench in a 1–1 draw with Stoke City. On 2 April, he made his professional debut in Chelsea's 4–0 victory at Aston Villa, replacing Pedro in the 74th minute. After the match John Terry praised him for his performance and attitude, he stated that Clarke-Salter has the potential to replace him one day.

On 31 August 2016, Clarke-Salter joined League One side Bristol Rovers on a season-long loan along with teammate Charlie Colkett. Despite joining Bristol Rovers on loan, Clarke-Salter stayed at Chelsea and continued to played for Chelsea u23 to regain fitness. Clarke-Salter made his debut in a 1–0 defeat on 28 September 2016 away to Sheffield United. On 18 October 2016, Clarke-Salter played his second match for the Rovers in a 3–3 against Milton Keynes Dons, where he provided an assist for the second goal to the hat-trick scorer Matt Taylor. On 22 October, Clarke-Salter scored his first goal for the Rovers in a 2–0 win over Oldham Athletic. On 22 November 2016, Clarke-Salter was taken to hospital during the 5–1 loss against Charlton Athletic. After the match, Rovers manager Darrell Clarke, stated that Clarke-Salter a fractured his arm and it will be a while before he'll be back. Clarke-Salter made his return from the injury in a 2–0 victory over Southend United, he was an 89th minute substitute, replacing man of the match and goalscorer of the second goal, Rory Gaffney.

He made his first start since his return from injury in the 1–0 victory over AFC Wimbledon. Following a loan spell at Bristol Rovers, Clarke-Salter returned to Chelsea at the end of the 2016–17 campaign ahead of pre-season and signed a new four-year deal in July. Ahead of the 2017–18 campaign, Clarke-Salter was given the number 35 jersey and made his first appearance of the season during Chelsea's 5–1 EFL Cup victory over Nottingham Forest. On 8 January 2018, Clarke-Salter joined Championship side, Sunderland on loan for the remainder of the campaign. Just under a week he made his debut during Sunderland's 4–0 away defeat against Cardiff City, playing the full 90 minutes. On 24 February 2018, Clarke-Salter was shown a red card for a challenge on Middlesbrough's Adama Traore in a match that ended in a 3–3 draw. In his first game back from suspension, Clarke-Salter was dismissed again after receiving a second yellow card in a 2–0 defeat against Preston North End. On 2 July 2018, Clarke-Salter agreed to join Dutch side Vitesse on a season-long loan.

Clarke-Salter signed for Championship club Birmingham City on 24 July 2019 on loan for the season. He made his debut on 6 August in the EFL Cup first round visit to Portsmouth. Manager Pep Clotet fielded an inexperienced team, Clarke-Salter played the whole of the 3–0 defeat, he did not play in the Championship until 1 October, taking the place of the injured Marc Roberts in the starting eleven for the 1–0 defeat away to Wigan Athletic. According to the manager, "he played with a lot of maturity, he was focused, he dealt well with the physicality of the game and worked well with Harlee as well, he covered the line well. I think on the ball he was good as well so it was a positive game for him." His performance was positive in his next appearance a month when he replaced the suspended Dean for a 1–0 defeat at home to Fulham. He scored his first goal for Birmingham in a 1-1 draw against Millwall on 30 November 2019. Clarke-Salter was selected for the England U20 in the 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup, he played in four of the seven games, but in the final he conceded a controversial penalty, saved by goalkeeper Freddie Woodman.

The match ended with a 1–0 win for England over Venezuela, England's first win in a global tournament since their World Cup victory of 1966. Clarke-Salter made his England U21 debut in a 2019 UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualification match, home against Romania U21 where he scored his first England U21 goal in a 2–1 victory to England U21s on 24 March 2018. Clarke-Salter was named as captain of the England Under-21 side ahead of their 2019 UEFA European Under-21 Championship campaign; as of match played 22 February 2020 Chelsea Reserves FA Youth Cup: 2013–14, 2014–15, 2015–16 UEFA Youth League: 2014–15, 2015–16England U20 FIFA U-20 World Cup: 2017England U21 Toulon Tournament: 2018 England profile at The Football Association

Double Jeopardy (1992 film)

Double Jeopardy is a 1992 television thriller film directed by Lawrence Schiller and starred by Rachel Ward and Bruce Boxleitner. Jack Hart enjoys a wonderful life. Jack's old girlfriend, comes into town and they have an affair. Lisa kills Jack witnesses the whole thing. Lisa goes on trial for murder with Jack's wife as her lawyer; as the movie progresses, Lisa's devious side becomes known. Rachel Ward as Lisa Burns Donnelly Bruce Boxleitner as Jack Hart Sela Ward as Karen Hart Sally Kirkland as Detective Phyllis Camden Jay Patterson as Assistant District Attorney Denice Duff as Shelley Conoway Tom Everett as Frank Jameson Aaron Eckhart as Dwayne Parts of the film were shot in Salt Lake City, Highway 279, Rainbow Rocks and Tombstone Butte in Utah. Double Jeopardy on IMDb Double Jeopardy at Rotten Tomatoes