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Linnaea is a plant genus in the family Caprifoliaceae. Until 2013, the genus included a single species, Linnaea borealis. In 2013, on the basis of molecular phylogenetic evidence, the genus was expanded to include species placed in Abelia, Dipelta and Vesalea. However, this is rejected by the majority of subsequent scientific literature and flora. Linnaea borealis was a favorite of Carl Linnaeus, founder of the modern system of binomial nomenclature, for whom the genus was named; the genus Linnaea was first formally described by Carl Linnaeus. The name had been used earlier by the Dutch botanist Jan Frederik Gronovius, was given in honour of Linnaeus. Linnaeus adopted the name in 1753 in Species Plantarum for the sole species Linnaea borealis, because it was his favourite plant. Most botanists resisted placing other species in the genus, treating Linnaea as a monotypic genus. However, molecular phylogenetic studies from 2001 onwards showed that a number of genera were related to Linnaea, although one of them, was not monophyletic.

In 2013, to maintain monophyletic genera, Maarten Christenhusz proposed merging Abelia, Dipelta and Vesalea into Linnaea. This proposal has been adopted by some secondary sources, including Plants of the World Online. However, other sources prefer to maintain the segregation of Linnaeoideae into the traditional genera on grounds of morphology and nomenclatural simplicity; the following species are accepted by PWO, but not by Hassler as of 2019 Linnaea amabilis Christenh. – China. Braun & Vatke – China, northern Vietnam, Taiwan. – Mexico Linnaea dipelta Christenh. – China Linnaea elegans Christenh. – China Linnaea engleriana Graebn. Linnaea floribunda – Mexico Linnaea forrestii Diels – south-central China Linnaea × grandiflora Christenh. – garden hybrid of L. chinensis and L. uniflora, only known from cultivation Linnaea grandifolia Christenh. – Central Mexico Linnaea macrotera Graebn. & Buchw. Linnaea mexicana Christenh. – south-central Mexico Linnaea occidentalis Christenh. – Mexico Linnaea parvifolia Graebn.

Linnaea serrata Graebner – China, Japan Linnaea spathulata Graebner – China, Japan Linnaea tetrasepala Christenh. – Japan Linnaea uniflora A. Br. & Vatke – China. – China, adjacent Burma Several species of Linnaea are in cultivation. In the UK, plants are listed under the name Abelia. Though not hardy, they are easy to grow in a sheltered, sunny position; the cultivar ‘Edward Goucher’ has gained the Royal Horticultural Society’s Award of Garden Merit

CBE Hall of Fame Classic

The CBE Hall of Fame Classic named after the College Basketball Experience is an annual season-opening college basketball tournament founded in 2001. The tournament is held in mid-November. There are twelve teams invited, each representing a different athletic conference; the initial two rounds are played at regional sites on two different days hosted by participating team. The regional hosts automatically advance championship round in Kansas City, with the games played at the Sprint Center; the championship round takes place one week after the initial round. Teams not hosting advance to sub regional rounds. In 2006, the event was renamed the College Basketball Experience Classic after the college basketball fan interactive facility. Before the 2007 tournament, the final rounds were held at Municipal Auditorium, except for one year at Kemper Arena in 2001; the event is organized by the National Association of Basketball Coaches and produced by Blue Ridge Sports & Entertainment, Inc. All times eastern.

All times eastern. All times eastern. Official website Sprint Center

Nedra Pickler

Nedra J. Pickler is an American national political journalist employed by the Associated Press since 2000. Pickler was born in Michigan to Donald and Marcy Pickler, she grew up in Rector and moved to Burton, where she attended Bentley High School. In 1998, she graduated from Michigan State University with a degree in journalism. In 2007 she married an employee of Fox News. Pickler was hired by the Detroit offices of Associated Press in 1998 shortly after graduating from Michigan State University. In March 2000, she transferred from the Lansing bureau to the Washington, D. C. bureau where she won the annual John L. Dougherty Award for her work covering the Firestone and Ford tire controversy. AP promoted Pickler to cover national political issues in December 2002, she was the lead reporter covering the Democratic Party candidates in the 2004 United States Presidential Election. Pickler was criticized by liberal bloggers for her critical coverage, which they called "Nit Picklering," although candidate Howard Dean praised her in his book as one of a few "outstanding journalists" in a chapter criticizing media coverage of his candidacy overall.

After that election, Pickler worked as a White House correspondent until September 2006, leaving to cover national politics, including the 2008 United States Presidential Election. President Bush bid her farewell saying: "Nedra, baby, I’m gonna miss you. I’m sad you’re leaving." In January,2007 she wrote an article investigating Senator Barack Obama's childhood education in Indonesia. Based on interviews with some of Obama's childhood friends and teachers, she reported that, contrary to some rumors in circulation, he had been educated in Roman Catholic and public schools. On March 27, 2007, Pickler wrote that Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama had "delivered no policy speeches and provided few details about how he would lead the country" in his campaign up to that point. University of Texas at Austin head football coach Mack Brown once scolded Pickler when she tried to ask Obama a question during a football stadium tour. At a press conference after he won the 2008 election, Obama called on Pickler to pose the first question to him as president-elect.

She returned to the White House to cover his presidency before resigning from the AP in 2015 to work as a managing director at The Glover Park Group

Leptospermum fastigiatum

Leptospermum fastigiatum is a member of the family Myrtaceae endemic to Western Australia and South Australia. The shrub grows to a height of 1 to 3 metres, it blooms between December producing white flowers. The species was first formally described by the botanist Spencer Moore in 1920 as part of the work "A Contribution to the Flora of Australia" as published in the Journal of the Linnean Society, Botany; the plant is confused with Leptospermum roei and the name is misapplied. It is found on sand plains and among rocky outcrops in the Wheatbelt and Goldfields-Esperance regions of Western Australia extending into the Great Victoria Desert in western South Australia where it grows in sandy soils; the plant contains essential oils, L. fastigiatum oils content is made up of 82.8% α-pinene


Japeri is a municipality in the state of Rio de Janeiro, southeast region of Brazil. This city was founded on June 30, 1991. Is known to be located next to the last station of the largest branch of the railroad of Brazil, whose image has been stamps in Brazil; the construction date of 1858 and was incorporated into the Central do Brasil in 1903. It was the first stop including the famous Trem de Prata; the territory at the foot of the Serra do Mar, is bathed by rivers Guandu, Rio dos Poços, Rio D'Ouro, Santo Antonio, Ribeirão das Lages and São Pedro. In the district of Engenheiro Pedreira is the first public golf course of Brazil, sponsored by FGERJ - Golf Federation of Rio de Janeiro

Azteca 7

Azteca 7 is a Mexican network owned by TV Azteca, with more than 100 main transmitters all over Mexico, all of which are owned and operated by TV Azteca. Azteca 7 uses DF's XHIMT as its flagship station and its channel as part of its name. Azteca 7 programming is available on all satellite systems. To bring a channel 7 to Mexico City, which had channels 2, 4, 5, 8, 11 and 13, a channel shuffle had to be made; this channel shuffle converted Televisa's station XHTM-TV channel 8 to channel 9. Two Puebla stations, XEX-TV channel 7 and XEQ-TV channel 9, moved to channels 8 and 10. In Toluca, channel 7 was moved to channel 12, XHTOL-TV moved from channel 9 to 10. XHIMT-TV took to the air on May 15, 1985, as the third of three Mexico City stations operated by public broadcaster Imevisión, sister to XHDF-TV channel 13 and XEIMT-TV channel 22, the flagship station of a second Imevisión national network which featured 99 repeater stations serving 72% of the population; the new Red Nacional 7 was positioned as targeting the working class and rural areas, while Red Nacional 13, based from XHDF, targeted a more middle- and upper-class audience.

However, financial mismanagement, economic troubles and other issues signaled trouble for Imevisión. In 1990, XEIMT and XHIMT were converted into relays of XHDF, the next year, the government of Mexico announced it was selling XHIMT and XHDF to the private sector; the sale of these two networks in 1993 formed the new TV Azteca network. By October 1993, XHIMT was operating independently under Azteca as Tú Visión; the programming of Azteca 7 since has consisted of children's programs, foreign series and movies, serving as a competitor to Televisa's Canal 5. Foreign shows aired on Azteca 7 include American Ninja Warrior, The Simpsons and Hawaii Five-0. After its privatization, Azteca 7 began carrying NBA basketball, though Televisa now holds these rights. Soccer rights on Azteca 7 includes the Liga MX, as well as all official and friendly matches of the Mexico national soccer team. Azteca 7 carries NFL games and lucha libre. Azteca 7 has 89 full-power transmitters. Except in the border cities of Tijuana and Ciudad Juárez, Azteca 7 is mapped to virtual channel 7 nationwide.

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