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Squier Park, Kansas City, Missouri

Squier Park is a historic neighborhood in midtown Kansas City, Missouri, USA. It encompasses sixteen blocks bounded by Armour Boulevard on the north, 39th Street on the south, Troost Avenue on the west, Paseo Boulevard on the east, it is a residential neighborhood, with businesses along Troost Avenue. It has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places since 2012; the neighborhood was developed between 1887 and 1915 by James J. Squier, his son-in-law, Robert V. Jones; because of its development along city transportation lines, Squier Park is considered an early streetcar suburb. James J. Squier was born in Pennsylvania in 1836, he managed a hardware store in Cambridge, Ohio with his father in 1856 before moving to Chicago to open another store. In Chicago Squier began a successful career in cattle. In 1872 Squier moved to Kansas City to work as a cattle buyer for the Fowler packing house and amassed a great fortune. Squier, along with several other wealthy Kansas Citians, founded Citizens' National Bank in 1882.

In 1889, he founded Interstate National Bank, both cattlemen's banks. Squier was known throughout Kansas City as a capitalist. Squier took pride in the country estate he built shortly after purchasing land between 36th and 41st Streets and The Paseo, outfitting it with a suitable residence, formal landscaping, a fishpond and deer park. Squier was aware that the Kansas City limits were moving further south and east, closer to his property. Seeing an opportunity, Squier began to divide his land into lots in the hopes of creating a residential development, but by 1900 only a small number of lots had dwellings constructed upon them north of what is now 37th Street. James J. Squier died in 1900, leaving his estate to Cora. Squier's wife, remained in the manor house, while Cora moved to the East Coast for education and society. There she met Robert Valentine Jones, a successful residential developer, whom she married in 1902 in a ceremony at Squier Manor; the couple lived in Philadelphia before returning to Cora Squier Jones' estate in 1908.

Although most of the property had been subdivided 1887, the lots still stood empty. Inspired by the opportunity, Jones formed a real estate and mortgage company, the Manheim Realty & Investment Company, in 1908. Through the company, Jones developed a new plan to subdivide the land between 37th Street and 39th Street. Jones envisioned a cohesive neighborhood where the street layout responded to the topography of the land rather than the rigid orthogonal city grid, he wanted each house to stand at the center of a spacious lot. He worked with a variety of prominent Kansas City architects, as well as builders and homeowners to design high-style dwellings throughout the subdivision; as a result, many of the homes south of 37th Street were constructed in 1909 and 1910. Construction continued throughout the 1910s and into the 1920s. Many of the Manheim Realty & Investment Company homes contained such luxuries for the time as hot water heat, sleeping porches, multiple bathrooms. By 1920, the neighborhood was filled with architect-designed homes and the curve of Manheim Road created a triangular lot landscaped as a park.

Numerous prominent Kansas City architects designed homes in Squier Park, including Louis Curtiss, John McKecknie, Nelle E. Peters, Selby Kerfiss, Smith, Rea & Lovitt; the wide variety of high-style designs in Squier Park illustrates the wealth of architectural styles popular in the early twentieth century and Jones' requirement that each house have a unique design. The predominantly single-family residential neighborhood contains multiple-family dwellings, educational facilities, a small-scale commercial building integrated into the development; because of the neighborhood's development along city streetcar lines, Squier Park is considered an early "streetcar suburb". In 1925, Robert and Cora Jones divorced, selling the remainder of the property on which the original Squier Manor stood; the new owner demolished the residence that same year in preparation for developing the entire lot as "Squier Manor Community Center", to include apartment buildings, a row of businesses, a theater, a hotel.

This development never materialized and the block was subdivided in 1930 for residential development. In 1940, Bishop Lillis High School was constructed on the southeast quarter of the block. Jones' vision of a comprehensive cultural landscape was realized by the beginning of World War II. Squier Park has a wide variety of building designs reflecting the prolonged development in the neighborhood as well as the evolution of popular architectural styles popular during this period; the neighborhood developed in waves, from the 1880s on the north side of the neighborhood, to 1915 on the south side. Many of the homes on the south end of the area are architect-designed dwellings. In other areas of Squier Park, builders constructed multiple adjacent homes with the same basic design and slight variations; the most common architectural styles represented in Squier Park are the Prairie School and Craftsman, with numerous examples of the Kansas City Shirtwaist variant. There are examples of Folk Victorian dwellings as well as historical revival styles, including Colonial Revival, Classical Revival, Tudor Revival.

Other unique dwellings exhibit the International Styles. The original owners of Squier Park homes were upper-middle class citizens of Kansas City, they were attorneys, successful entrepreneurs, vice-presidents, managers of various companies from automobiles and jewelry to lumber and iron. There were numerous high-ranking officials in the railroad industry. Others worked in more creative fields as architects. Two

Mainstream Money

"Mainstream Money" is the third and final single from grime vocalist Tinchy Stryder's debut album, Star in the Hood. The single was released in November 2007; the song was written and produced by renowned grime music producer Maniac, who has claimed that the instrumental for the track is the one he is most proud of. The song was notable for being heard on the BBC soap "EastEnders" several times in late 2007; the track "Sorry, You Are?" was released as part of the single. It features vocals from fellow rapper Chipmunk, featured as a hidden track on Star in the Hood, appeared on Cloud 9: The EP. A music video was made for the song, was uploaded to YouTube on Sunday, 7 October 2007, at a total length of three minutes and thirty seconds; the video was shown on British satellite music channel Channel U. The video was filmed in Bow, East London, UK, finds Stryder chopping out his rhymes over big drum & base and big beats in different locations of a council estate cut with scenes with the grime collective Ruff Sqwad for an added ghetto touch.

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Lipowiec, Ustroń

Lipowiec is a district of Ustroń, Silesian Voivodeship, Poland. It was a separate municipality, but became administratively a part of Ustroń on January 1, 1973; the village was first mentioned in a Latin document of Diocese of Wrocław called Liber fundationis episcopatus Vratislaviensis from around 1305 as item in Lypowetz. It meant; the creation of the village was a part of a larger settlement campaign taking place in the late 13th century on the territory of what will be known as Upper Silesia. Politically the village belonged to the Duchy of Teschen, formed in 1290 in the process of feudal fragmentation of Poland and was ruled by a local branch of Piast dynasty. In 1327 the duchy became a fee of the Kingdom of Bohemia, which after 1526 became part of the Habsburg Monarchy; the village became a seat of a Catholic parish, first mentioned in an incomplete register of Peter's Pence payment from 1335 as Lipovecz and as such being one of the oldest in the region. However local parish ceased to exist and was not mentioned among local parishes in 1447.

In years 1573/1577–1594 it belonged to Skoczów-Strumień state country, split from the Duchy of Teschen but was purchased back. Since 1653 it belonged to Teschener Kammer. After Revolutions of 1848 in the Austrian Empire a modern municipal division was introduced in the re-established Austrian Silesia; the village as a municipality was subscribed to the political district of Bielsko and the legal district of Skoczów. According to the censuses conducted in 1880, 1890, 1900 and 1910 the population of the municipality grew from 936 in 1880 to 961 in 1910, with majority of the inhabitants being native Polish-speakers and a small German-speaking minority and at most two people Czech-speaking, in terms of religion majority were Roman Catholics, followed by Protestants and Jews; the village was traditionally inhabited by Cieszyn Vlachs, speaking Cieszyn Silesian dialect. After World War I, fall of Austria-Hungary, Polish–Czechoslovak War and the division of Cieszyn Silesia in 1920, it became a part of Poland.

It was annexed by Nazi Germany at the beginning of World War II. After the war it was restored to Poland

2015–16 Dayton Flyers men's basketball team

The 2015–16 Dayton Flyers men's basketball team represented the University of Dayton during the 2015–16 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Flyers, led by fifth year head coach Archie Miller, played their home games at the University of Dayton Arena and were members of the Atlantic 10 Conference, they finished the season 14 -- 4 in A-10 play to become regular season A-10 co-champions. They defeated Richmond in the quarterfinals of the A-10 Tournament to advance to the semifinals where they lost to Saint Joseph's, they received an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament, their third consecutive at-large bid, as a #7 seed in the Midwest Region where they lost to #10 seed Syracuse in the first round The Flyers played most of the 2014–15 season with arguably the most limited roster in Division I men's basketball. Before the start of the season, one player was declared academically ineligible, one was lost for the season to a knee injury, another ended his playing career on medical advice due to post-concussion symptoms.

In December, two more players were dismissed from the team after having been charged with theft. This left the Flyers with only six players. Despite these roster limitations, the Flyers finished 27–9 overall and 13–5 in A-10 play, ending in a tie for second place in the league, they advanced to the championship game of the A-10 Tournament where they lost to VCU. They received an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament where they defeated Boise State in the First Four and Providence in the Second Round, they lost to #3 seeded Oklahoma in the Third Round. Dyshawn Pierre suspended for first 10 games of the season. For the first time in the history of the men's program, every game will be broadcast on TV. Flyers named preseason favorite in Atlantic 10. All home games to be broadcast in Mandarin Chinese; the season kicked off, as it does every year, with the Red and Blue game on October 24, 2015. This meet and greet event for the fans. An estimated 3,200 Flyer Faithful showed up for the first opportunity to see new and veteran players on the court.

The Flyers defeated Saginaw Valley State, a Division 2 school who competes in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, 96–69 in the only exhibition game this season. Dayton's season kicked off with 3 home games before heading down to Orlando to participate in the AdvoCare Invitational over the Thanksgiving holiday. Game one, against Southeast Missouri, gave the Flyer Faithful a potential glimpse of the future as Freshman Ryan Mikesell named Atlantic 10 Rookie of the week, led all Dayton scorers with 21. Dayton, which won its 23rd straight home game, started off the game on a 16-1 run and never looked back. Dayton welcomed SEC foe Alabama to the UD Arena for game two of the season in an ESPN Tip-Off Marathon game; the Flyers were led by Charles Cooke with 21 points and led the game by as many as 34 points to up their season record to 2-0. In game three, the Flyers played host to the Tribe of William & Mary and extended their home winning streak to 25 straight with a 69-66 victory.

The Flyers sealed the victory with 5 free throws in the final minute of play. Coming into this season in the four exempt tournaments coached by Archie Miller, the Flyers were 9-3 and crowned champions of the Old Spice Classic in 2011; the first round game match UD up against the Big Ten's Iowa Hawkeyes. The Flyers closed the game on an 11-2 run to start the season 4-0, dropping Iowa to 3-1. UD was again led in scoring by Charles Cooke with 22 points; the second round game, played the following night, was against the Monmouth Hawks. The scrappy Hawks had just come off of a victory over the ranked #17 Notre Dame Fighting Irish and had posted an away victory this season against UCLA; the Flyers, behind Scoochie Smith, extended their second half lead to 16 points and survived a late Hawks rally to head into the title game against long time rival Xavier. In the 161st meeting between UD and #23 ranked XU, the Flyers were done in by 22 turnovers; the Musketeers went on a 25-4 run to open the second half on their way to the title.

For his efforts, Flyers PG, Scoochie Smith was named to the all-tournament team. In the first game after the break, the Flyers welcomed Atlantic Sun regular season and Tournament champions, the North Florida Ospreys men's basketball team to the UD Arena; the Flyers went on a 25–7 run in the second half to put the game away to make their record 6–1. Dayton had 5 players in double figures, led by Charles Cooke's career high 24 points. Steve McElvene was named Atlantic 10 Rookie of the week with 16 rebounds and 4 blocks. Dayton headed to Nashville to face #21 Vanderbilt in the first true road game of the season; the Flyers rallied back from a 16-point first half deficit to upset the Commodores. Dayton was led by Kendall Pollard with a season high 21 points, it was the programs first victory over Vandy in its 5th try. Dayton has won 12 of the last 15 games against SEC foes. Chattanooga snapped Dayton's 26 game home winning streak in a 61–59 game; the Flyers struggled from the 3 point line, only hitting 3–13 shots, were outrebounded by the Mocs 33–30.

Kendall Pollard scored 20 points to lead Dayton. In the next contest, the Flyers rebounded nicely with a 70–50 victory over Furman led by a pair of double-doubles by Charles Cooke and Steve McElvene. Rival Miami Ohio came to UD Arena for the 132nd game between the two programs. In typical fashion this game came down to the wire with Kyle Davis hitting a jumper with 2.1 seconds left to give the Flyers the 64–63 victory. Dayton leads Miami in the all-time series 71–61. Dyshawn Pierre returned in the final non-conference game against SEC foe the Arkan

Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority

The Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority is the government body that regulates air services and airport services, provides air navigation services, in Tanzania. It was founded by an Act of Parliament in 2003 and operates under the purview of the Ministry of Infrastructure Development; the TCAA is responsible for the disposition of aviation safety and for the licensing of aviation personnel. It is responsible for contributing to the financial oversight of Tanzania's air infrastructure development; the head office of the TCAA is located in the Aviation House building in the Banana Ukonga Area of Dar es Salaam. The head office was located jointly on the second floor of the IPS Building and the fourth floor of the TETEX Building in Dar es Salaam; the Ministry of Works and Transport appoints Mr. Hamza Johari as the new Director general of the Authority, replacing Mr Redemptus Bugomola, the acting director general. Civil aviation authority Tanzania Airports Authority Transport in Tanzania Official website