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Lewis County, New York

Lewis County is a county located in the U. S. state of New York. As of the 2010 census, the population was 27,087, making it the fourth-least populous county in New York, its county seat is Lowville. The county is named after the Governor of New York when the county was established; the area now occupied by Lewis County was sparsely occupied until the end of the 18th century. Although the land was claimed by the Province of New York in its original grant, the land was part of the territory of the Iroquois confederacy until after the American Revolutionary War, when New York seized the lands from tribes that had supported the British; the lands were unsurveyed and remained unattractive to settlement until after the complex process of Macomb's Purchase of 1791 put much of the land in the hands of John Brown. The area now falling in the jurisdiction of Lewis County, New York has changed jurisdiction many times, beginning as part of the enormous Albany County in 1683 after one of the many times that Albany County was divided, becoming part of Tryon County in 1772, renamed to Montgomery County in 1784.

When counties were established in New York State in 1683, the present Lewis County was part of Albany County. This was an enormous county, including the northern part of New York State as well as all of the present State of Vermont and, in theory, extending westward to the Pacific Ocean; this county was reduced in size on July 3, 1766 by the creation of Cumberland County, further on March 16, 1770 by the creation of Gloucester County, both containing territory now in Vermont. On March 12, 1772, what was left of Albany County was split into three parts, one remaining under the name Albany County. One of the other pieces, Tryon County, contained the western portion; the eastern boundary of Tryon County was five miles west of the present city of Schenectady, the county included the western part of the Adirondack Mountains and the area west of the West Branch of the Delaware River. The area designated as Tryon County now includes 37 counties of New York State; the county was named for colonial governor of New York.

In the years prior to 1776, most of the Loyalists in Tryon County fled to Canada. In 1784, following the peace treaty that ended the American Revolutionary War, the name of Tryon County was changed to Montgomery County to honor the general, Richard Montgomery, who had captured several places in Canada and died attempting to capture the city of Quebec, replacing the name of the hated British governor. In 1789, the size of Montgomery County was reduced by the splitting off of Ontario County from Montgomery; the actual area split off from Montgomery County was much larger than the present county including the present Allegany, Chautauqua, Genesee, Monroe, Orleans, Wyoming and part of Schuyler and Wayne Counties. In 1791, Herkimer County was one of three counties split off from Montgomery; this was much larger than the present county and was reduced by a number of subsequent splits. The first one of these, in 1794, produced Onondaga County; this county was larger than the current Onondaga County, including the present Cayuga and part of Oswego Counties.

Oneida County, was split off from Herkimer County in 1798. Lewis County was split off from Oneida County in 1805. Lewis County, once organized, adopted five towns. Today there are seventeen and they are Croghan, Diana, Harrisburg, Lewis, Lowville, Montague, New Bremen, Pinckney, Turin and West Turin. Croghan was adopted in 1841, Denmark was in 1807, Diana in 1830, Greig 1828, Harrisburg 1803, Highmarket 1852, Lewis 1852, Leyden 1797, Lowville 1800, Martinsburg 1803, Montague 1850, New Bremen 1848, Osceola 1844, Pinckney 1808, Turin 1800, Watson 1821, West Turin in 1830; these towns were adopted in a short time span of about 55 years. On 11 April 1805, the Militia of Lewis, Jefferson and St Lawrence was established by the Council of Appointment under General Walter Martin; this was known as aka Martin's Brigade. 350 men of the 26th Brigade were detached but never deployed in response to an Act of Congress dated 30 Mar 1808, in response to the English troubles. On 15 June 1808, the 1st Regiment was established under Lieutenant Luke Winchell, consisting of troops from Lowville, Denmark and Pinckney.

A cavalry troop was formed in 1809 under Captain Levi Collins. On 10 April 1812, in anticipation of war, the President of the United States was authorized to call up men for military service. To that end, a company was drafted for three months, under Captain Lyman Deming, of Denmark, in the regiment of Colonel Christopher P. Bellinger, of German Flats, they served at Sackett's Harbor from 12 May 1812 to 21 August 1812. When the War of 1812 began on 12 June 1812, the above company was in the field, participating in the First Battle of Sacket's Harbor. To supply them, a company of 72 men were called up on 23 June 1812 under Captain Nathan Cook and placed under Colonel Thomas B Benedict of DeKalb. County wide drafts were issued in March 1813, September 1813, July 1814 and October 1814 in support of the war effort. According to the U. S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,290 square miles, of which 1,275 squ

Encantadia: Pag-ibig Hanggang Wakas

Encantadia: Pag-ibig Hanggang Wakas is a 2006 Philippine television drama fantasy series broadcast by GMA Network. The series is the third instalment of the Encantadia franchise set after Etheria. Directed by Gil Tejada Jr. it stars Sunshine Dizon, Iza Calzado, Diana Zubiri and Dingdong Dantes. It premiered on February 2006 on the network's Telebabad line up replacing Etheria; the series concluded on April 2006 with a total of 48 episodes. The series is streaming online on YouTube; the sang’gres of Encantadia - Amihan, Pirena and Danaya return from the past after they destroyed the kingdom of Etheria. In the midst of their celebration in Sapiro, Mine-a arrives and warns the Sang’gres about an impending danger that only they can solve. Main castSunshine Dizon as Pirena Iza Calzado as Amihan Diana Zubiri as Danaya Karylle as Alena Dingdong Dantes as Ybrahim Alessandra de Rossi as Andora Francine Prieto as Avria Jopay Paguia as Juvila Pauleen Luna as OdessaSupporting castJackie Rice as Armea Marky Cielo as Arman Pen Medina as Hagorn Angel Aquino as Ether Benjie Paras as Wahid Alfred Vargas as Aquil Jay-R as Azulan Marky Lopez as Wantuk Justin Cuyugan as Arkrey Michael Roy Jornales as Apek Ella Guevara as Cassandra Kristine Gonzales as Violeta Katrina Gonzales as Luntian Marnie Lapuz as Rosas Arthur Solinap as Muros Raul Dillo as Kahel Noel Urbano as the voice of Imaw and DilawanGuest castDawn Zulueta as Minea Cindy Kurleto as Cassiopea Jennylyn Mercado as Lira / Milagros Chinggoy Alonzo as Evades Raymond Bagatsing as Emre Cheska Iñigo as Galatea Geneva Cruz as Sari-a JM Reyes as young Arman Richard Gomez as Raquim Precious Lara Quigaman as adult Cassandra On April 23, 2006, a television special Avisala Encantadia! was aired.

It was the first farewell special. Official website Encantadia: Pag-ibig Hanggang Wakas on IMDb

Mount Biei

Mount Biei is a stratovolcano located in the Tokachi Volcanic Group, Hokkaidō, Japan. The mountain sits between the larger Mount Tokachi to the southwest and shorter Biei Fuji to the northeast, it forms part of the border between Biei towns. The mountain consist of non-alkaline mafic rock from the middle Pleistocene. On July 16, 2009, a 64-year-old man died of exposure on Mount Biei, while five other members of his party had to be rescued. At the same time on nearby Mount Tomuraushi, eight members of an adventure tour group were killed by exposure and a lone hiker was found dead one day later

Rhode Island Lottery

The Rhode Island Lottery is run by the government of Rhode Island. The modern form of the Rhode Island Lottery was inaugurated in 1974, following a constitutional amendment passed in 1973, it is a charter member of the Multi-State Lottery Association. Rhode Island Lottery games include Mega Millions, Wild Money and scratch tickets. Rhode Island offers video lottery, which includes the multi-jurisdictional MegaHits game; the minimum age to play the Rhode Island Lottery is 18. Lotteries played an important role in Rhode Island from the colonial period until the mid-19th Century, they were banned by the colonial legislature in 1732, only to be brought back in 1744. They continued under control of the Rhode Island General Assembly, until being banned again in 1842; the lottery was reintroduced in 1974, as Rhode Island joined several states, including New Hampshire, New York, New Jersey, in introducing state lotteries. It is a charter member of the Multi-State Lottery Association In June 2018, Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo signed legislation permitting sports betting within the state, overseen and regulated by the Rhode Island Lottery, run by William Hill.

Begun in 1976, it was the first Rhode Island Lottery game. Nightly, four sets of balls numbered 0 through 9 are drawn. Prizes and options vary. Rhode Island, does not draw a three-digit number separately. "Midday" drawings for The Numbers Game have been added. Wild Money is drawn Tuesdays and Saturdays, it draws 5 balls numbered 1-35, with an "Extra Ball" drawn from the remaining 30. The "Extra Ball" is used to determine some of the prizes, but not the jackpot, which starts at $20,000. Games are $1. Keno is played at retailers equipped with a special monitor. Drawings are four minutes apart during Keno hours. Prizes and options vary. Bingo drawings take place every 8 minutes. Retailers are equipped with a monitor displaying the drawings. 30 numbers are drawn. Players must match the called numbers to their numbers on the display to create Bingo patterns; the object is to match one of the Rhode Island Lottery Bingo patterns. Rhode Island joined Mega Millions on January 31, 2010. Mega Millions is drawn Fridays.

Games are $3 if the "Megaplier" multiplier is activated. Rhode Island was among the seven founding members of MUSL, formed in 1987, its best-known game, began in 1992. Games are $2 each; the "PowerPlay" option began in 2001. Jackpots start at $40 million. Powerball has undergone several format changes; the first was in 1997. Its current format began in 2015. Power Play winnings again are determined by a random multiplier. Rhode Island's largest lottery prize was $336,400,000 for the February 2012 drawing. Rhode Island's two lottery-run casinos offer MegaHits, MUSL's second video lottery terminal progressive jackpot game. MegaHits began in 2011. MegaHits features five jackpots. All MegaHits jackpots are paid in cash; the maximum wager must be made to be eligible for any of the progressives. In 2009, the Connecticut Lottery began, it was replaced three years by a regional game with a modified name: Lucky for Life, adding Maine, New Hampshire and Rhode Island. The current LFL, which began on September 17, 2013, costs $2 per play.

Players pick 5 of 43 white balls, 1 of 43 green "Lucky Balls." First and second prizes are "lifetime" annuities: $1,000 per day for a perfect match, or $25,000 per year for a 5+0 match. A winner of either lifetime annuity can choose cash instead of the periodic payments. On January 27, 2015, LFL became a "quasi-national game". Lot-O-Bucks was the Rhode Island Lottery's first terminal-based jackpot game, it ended in 1995. Lot-O-Bucks used several different number matrixes, most a pick-5-of-40; the first MUSL video lottery progressive, began in July 2006. Cashola's jackpot was its only progressive level. Rhode Island Lottery website

Hanger Hill

Hanger Hill is a local area and ward of the London Borough of Ealing around Hanger Lane, most considered a part of Ealing proper. The area was developed during the interwar period as two separate estates - the Hanger Hill Garden Estate and the Haymills Estate to the east of Hanger Lane; the Hanger Hill Garden Estate includes Queens Drive, Links Road and Monks Drive, was built between 1928 and 1936 to designs by architects Douglas Smith and Barley. This was designated a conservation area in 1969; the Haymills Estate is further north, built on the site of Hanger Hill House. This estate is laid out in distinctive crescents and includes Tudor Revival, Neo-Georgian and Moderne houses, it was designated as a separate conservation area in 1996. The nearest London Underground stations are Park Royal, West Acton and North Ealing. Hanger Hill Park is in the area. Ealing West Twyford and Park Royal Pitshanger and Montpelier West Acton

China Wu Yi

China Wu Yi Co. Ltd. is a construction and engineering company that carries out international projects as the overseas arm of the Fujian Construction Engineering Group Company. It reported $334 million in international project work in 2012, placing the company among the 250 largest international contractors as ranked by Engineering News-Record. A 2013 report noted; the Kenyan operations of the company is one of the six largest Chinese construction companies in Kenya, competing in a competitive market with each other and local and European construction companies. One of the key projects Wu Yi was selected, in September 2006, for is the $37.2 million first phase of the $1.23 billion modernization of the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, funded by a syndicate of Kenyan banks and the World Bank. The company is a contractor in paving the first phase of a road between the border Kenya-Ethiopia border town of Moyale and Isiolo, a northern Kenyan gateway city in a project worth $63.9 million, funded by the African Development Bank.

A Reuters article documenting the project noted there was a pan-African significance to the project as it would lay down tarmac on one of the last unpaved sections of the Cairo – Cape Town Highway. In another important project, it was one of several Chinese contractors that built the Thika superhighway, a project that involved widening an existing road that had one lane on one side and two lanes on the other to 12 lanes total; the $360 million project financed by the Export-Import Bank of China was finished in 2012 on schedule. A scholarly article in 2008 on Kenyan and Chinese economic relations, published by the Center for Strategic and International Studies, praised the work of the company in Kenya