An eight-member IHSAA-Sanctioned Athletic Conference within the Northeastern Indiana counties of Adams, Allen, DeKalb, Noble and Whitley. The conference was started in 1989 as the Northeast Hoosier Conference when six schools from the Northeastern Indiana Athletic Conference joined with two schools from the Allen County Athletic Conference; when the smaller six schools decided to pull out of the conference in 2015, the conference ceased to exist, forcing the much larger Carroll and Homestead into joining the Summit Athletic Conference. The remaining schools, while settling on the current league name, added Huntington North of the North Central Conference and Leo of the Allen County Athletic Conference, who are more similar in size to the rest of the schools. While the six NEHC schools technically dropped out, they never left the league, having succeeded in forcing out the two large Fort Wayne schools, ended up staying in the league; this is not an unheard of tactic, as most notably Ohio's Chagrin Valley Conference pulled the same move around the same time.
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Troll 2 is a 1990 comedy horror film directed by Claudio Fragasso and starring Michael Stephenson, George Hardy, Margo Prey, Connie McFarland, Deborah Reed and Jason Wright. The plot concerns a family pursued by vegetarian goblins who seek to mutate them into plants so that they can eat them. Although produced under the title Goblins, United States distributors were skeptical about the film's chances to succeed as a standalone film and renamed it Troll 2 in an attempt to market it as a sequel to the 1986 Empire Pictures film Troll; the two films, have no connection, no trolls are depicted in Troll 2. The film's production was rife with difficulties revolving around the language barrier between the Italian-speaking crew and English-speaking cast, producer Joe D'Amato's approach to low-budget film making; the resulting film has come to be evaluated as one of the worst movies made. In subsequent years, the film garnered a large fanbase. In 2009, the child star of the film, directed a critically acclaimed documentary about its production and subsequent popularity, humorously titled Best Worst Movie.
Michael has always dreamed of being a farmer, arranges a home exchange vacation in which he and his family will move into a house in the rural farming community of Nilbog for a month. The night before the family is scheduled to leave, Michael's son Joshua is contacted by the ghost of his dead grandfather, warning him that vegetarian goblins want to mutate him and his family into plants so that they can eat them. Seth tells Joshua that goblins can mutate people into plants by feeding them drink. Meanwhile, Joshua's sister, receives a visit from her boyfriend Elliot. Holly accuses Elliot of being a homosexual. Elliot promises to show his devotion by accompanying the family on vacation; the next morning, Elliot fails to arrive and the family leaves without him. Outside of Nilbog, Seth appears as a hitchhiker, who warns Joshua that Nilbog is the kingdom of the goblins, that if his family eats anything while they are there, they will be mutated into plants; the family disbelieves Joshua's warnings and continue on to Nilbog, where they meet their strange and aloof exchange family, the Presents.
There, Joshua sets about destroying all of the food the family finds or acquires, such as by urinating over a feast prepared for them, with the help of Seth's ghost. Arnold encounters a girl being chased by goblins; when Arnold approaches them and insults them, they respond by throwing a spear into his chest. They flee to a chapel in the woods, where they encounter the goblins' queen, Druid Witch Creedence Leonore Gielgud, who uses the "Stonehenge Magic Stone" to give the goblins power. Creedence tricks them into drinking a magic potion that dissolves the girl into vegetable matter and mutates Arnold into a tree; the following morning and Joshua venture into town to buy some food, as there is none in their holiday home. When in town, they find the general store closed, Michael falls asleep on a bench. Joshua enters the local Church and eavesdrops on a goblin church sermon, which bewails the "evils" of eating meat; the parishioners capture him after seeing his skateboard roll into the church and attempt to force feed him poisonous ice cream.
Drew goes to the town because there are no food or drinks in the RV. The sheriff gives him a green hamburger; when he arrives in the town, Drew goes to the store and the owner offers him poisonous Nilbog milk. Feeling dizzy, he finds Arnold, who has mutated into a tree. Drew drags him out, she chainsaws Arnold into pieces. Drew is killed off-screen. At the house, the family discover that the townspeople have prepared them a surprise party to apologize for the events at the church. Joshua attempts to make contact with Seth, only for Creedence to appear in goblin form through the mirror, attacks Joshua. Seth's ghost chops her hand off with an axe. Creedence returns to her chapel, where she mutates herself into a beautiful woman in revealing clothes. During the party and Joshua try to cause a distraction using a Molotov cocktail, however the Priest captures them, takes the cocktail, recites a spell which banishes Seth's soul to Hell. However, before he vanishes, Seth summons a bolt of lightning from the sky, which ignites the cocktail and kills the Priest in a fiery explosion.
When Michael extinguishes his burning corpse, his true Goblin form is revealed, the villagers turn on the Waits, revealing themselves all as Goblins. The Waits and Elliot retreat to the house, where the villagers surround them and hold them hostage. Joshua, Holly and Diana hold a séance to communicate with Seth, who returns from the dead and tells them that he can retain a physical form for ten minutes before he has to return to the afterlife. Seth gives Joshua a paper bag containing a "secret weapon" to use against the goblins; the goblins break into the house and transport Joshua to Creedence's chapel, where Joshua opens the bag, revealing a "double-decker Bologna sandwich". He eats the sandwich; the family returns home, where Joshua's m
Konstantinos Tsaldaris was a Greek politician and twice Prime Minister of Greece. Tsaldaris was born in Egypt, he studied law at the University of Athens as well as Berlin and Florence. He became a prefectural politician from 1915 to 1917. In 1926, he was elected as a deputy for the first time in the Argolidocorinthia prefecture with the Freethinkers' Party of Ioannis Metaxas. In 1928, he became a member of the People's Party, the leader of, his uncle Panagis Tsaldaris, he entered Panagis Tsaldaris' second government as Vice Minister of Transportation from 1933 to 1935, continued as Under-Secretary to the Prime Minister. After the death of Panagis Tsaldaris in 1936, he became a member of the administrative commission of the People's Party, however soon dissolved under the dictatorship of Metaxas. After Liberation in 1944, he was recognized as the leader of the reborn People's Party, won in the controversial 1946 elections as leader of the right-wing "United Patriotic Party" coalition and became prime minister of Greece from April 1946 through January 1947.
His government carried out the plebiscite on the return of the monarchy in August 1946. During 1947-1949 he acted as the head of the Greek representation in the UN General Assembly, he was Deputy Prime Minister during the governments of Dimitrios Maximos, Themistoklis Sophoulis and Alexandros Diomidis. He once again became prime minister from August 1947 until September of the same year. With the foundation and rise to power of the Greek Rally of Marshal Alexandros Papagos, the People's party lost a large part of its electoral base and Tsaldaris did not win in the 1952 election, he was voted into Parliament with the Liberal Democratic Union, in the 1956 elections, but in the 1958 elections, as head of the Union of Populars, he failed to be elected. Shortly afterwards he ended his political career, he died in Athens in 1970. Newspaper clippings about Konstantinos Tsaldaris in the 20th Century Press Archives of the ZBW
Mount Rungwe is a volcanic mountain in Mbeya Region, in Tanzania's Southern Highlands. At an altitude of 2,981 metres, it is southern Tanzania's second highest peak. Rungwe's volcano is inactive. Rungwe stands at the junction of the western arms of the East African Rift, it dominates the mountainous country at the north-west end of the trough. The Kipengere Range lies to the east, the Poroto Mountains lie to the north. Kyejo volcano lies to the southeast; the Kyela Plain, which occupies the valley of the East African Rift, lies to the south, extending to Lake Malawi. The western slopes of the mountain are drained by the Kiwira River. Mount Rungwe is the center of the Rungwe Volcanic Province, a region of volcanic mountains that includes Mount Rungwe, Mount Ngozi in the Poroto Mountains, Kiejo. Rungwe Volcanic Province lies at a triple junction of rift valleys; the Lake Malawi Rift extends to the southeast, the Lake Rukwa rift to the northwest, the Usungu Rift to the northeast. The region has been volcanically active from the late Miocene to historical times.
Both Rungwe and Ngozi have had Plinian eruptions since the end of the Ice Age. The region has geothermal activity, including warm springs. Rungwe is topped with a 4-km-wide caldera, breached to the WSW. Rungwe had a large explosive eruption about 4000 years ago, the most recent eruption was about 1200 years ago. Kyejo last erupted around 1800. Mount Rungwe has a tropical montane climate. Most rainfall is during the November to April wet season, although mists and light rain occur during the dry season. Nighttime frosts are common from June to August; the southeastern slopes of these mountains receive up to 3 metres of rainfall a year, the highest rainfall in Tanzania. The plant communities on Mount Rungwe vary with elevation; the surrounding lowlands are miombo woodlands. Evergreen Lower Montane Forests are found on the lower slopes of the forest reserve in the southeast. Common trees include Aphloia theiformis, Ficalhoa laurifolia, Maesa lanceolata, Trichocladus ellipticus, Albizia gummifera, Bersama abyssinica.
Upper montane forests are found up to 2600 meters elevation, forming a broken canopy of about 10–25 meters. Common trees include Albizia gummifera, Aphloia theiformis, Bersama abyssinica, Bridelia micrantha, Diospyros whyteana, Hagenia abyssinica, Macaranga kilimandscharica, Maesa lanceolata, Maytenus acuminata, Myrianthus holstii, Neoboutonia macrocalyx. Schefflera goetzenii is a common creeping vine. At 2600 meters elevation, the Upper Montane Forests transition to a belt of bamboo covering about 866 hectares, heathland between 2600 to 2800 meters elevation; the heathland includes species of Erica and Aloe, with Hagenia abyssinica, Agauria salicifolia, Catha edulis, Hypericum revolutum, Maesa lanceolata. The mountaintop is bushed covering about 300 ha. High-elevation herbs include bracken, Buchnera rungwensis, Valeriana capensis. Two amphibians are named after Mount Rungwe. A genus of monkey, Rungwecebus was named for the mountain in 2005, it was thought to be a type of mangabey from the genus Lophocebus, until more detailed genetic analysis showed its closer connection to baboons.
Rungwecebus lives on Mt. Rungwe, in the adjacent Livingstone Forest Reserve in the Kipengere Range, with a disjunct population in the Udzungwa Mountains 250 miles to the east; the Rungwe dwarf galago, a newly-identified primate species in genus Galagoides, is found on Mt. Rungwe and nearby portions of the Poroto and Kipengere mountains, it inhabits montane bamboo forests. Much of the mountain was listed as a Catchment Forest in 1949. In 2009 the reserve was upgraded to a Nature Forest Reserve to improve its conservation. Tanzania National Website Birdlife.org: Factsheet Southern Highlands Conservation Programme
The Bronner Bros. Enterprise is one of the largest private African American hair and skin care producers in the United States. Founded in 1947 by brothers Dr. Nathaniel H. Bronner, Sr. and Arthur E. Bronner, Sr. Bronner Bros. has over 300 full-time and part-time staff members. The company headquarters is located in Georgia. Nathaniel and Arthur Bronner, with the help of their sister, Emma Bronner, started Bronner Bros. in 1947 as a way to teach cosmetology at the local YMCA. About 300 people attended the first show but as the attendance grew, it was moved to the Royal Peacock Social Club and to the Auburn Avenue Casino. In 1967, Bronner Bros. signed a contract with the new Hyatt Regency Hotel and the show was on that gas held there annually for the next 20 years. During this time, the Bronners secured a number of popular guest speakers, including Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Jackie Robinson, Dick Gregory and Dr. Benjamin Mays. With Nathaniel Bronner, Sr's death in 1993, Bernard Bronner took over the company as president and CEO and the trade show has continued to grow by leaps and bounds.
In 1996, all Bronner Bros. delegates traveled to Florida for a large conference. The annual trade show is now held in the prestigious Georgia World Congress Center; as of 2015, the Bronner Bros. International Beauty Show was the largest gathering of multicultural beauty professionals in the U. S. pulling in 22,000 attendees and 300 exhibitors. More and more Bronner family members are getting involved in the company. There were two brothers in the first generation of the business, six brothers in the second generation, the third generation now has 30 members. Bernard Bronner was a partner in Rainforest Films, which produced films targeting an urban audience and featuring African-American talent, until the company was formally dissolved in 2014. Rainforest's filmography includes Stomp the Yard, The Gospel, Pandora's Box, This Christmas, Takers. Bronner Bros. products are created for the African-American population but the products can be used on all types of hair. Their main product lines include African Royale, BB, Tropical Roots and they have an All Natural Product line.
Bronner Bros. owns and operates two manufacturing facilities, a shipping facility, two beauty stores, a hair weaving studio and a Public Relations office. Bronner Bros. has not been quiet. One of their most successful organizations is The Word of Faith Family Worship Cathedral in Austell, founded by Bishop Dale C. Bronner the son of Nathaniel Bronner; the ministry has more than 19,000 members and over five branch ministries. Under the motto "Reaching the lost, teaching the found," the center provides a number of ministries, including Christian education, Sunday school classes, singles ministry, marriage ministry, prison ministry and the Bronner Business Institute which provides training for those who want to become entrepreneurs; the ministry run a school for infant to preschool children called the Seeds of Excellence Christian Academy in Austell, blocks away from the Cathedral. Word of Faith built a recreation center called The Family Life Center; the Bronner family founded The Ark of Salvation Worship Center in Atlanta, GA, which Rev. Nathaniel Bronner, Jr. Rev. Charles Bronner and Rev. James Bronner lead.
This ministry produces television broadcasts throughout the week as well as some leading online ministries. Bronner Bros. was co-founded by Sr. and Arthur E. Bronner, Sr.. The business was passed to Nathaniel's six sons upon his passing in 1993. Nathaniel's sons in order of age include: Rev. Nathaniel Bronner, Jr.: Manufacturing Director for Bronner Bros. president of Century Systems Inc. and senior pastor at the Ark of Salvation Church. He and his wife Simone have four children. Bernard Bronner: President of Bronner Bros. publisher of Upscale, partner in Rainforest Films, Show & Sales Director for Bronner Bros. He and his wife Sheila have five children. Darrow Bronner: Until his death in 2000, was the Show Director and Professional Sales Director for Bronner Bros, he had five children with his wife Jane. Bishop Dale Bronner: Founder and pastor of the Word of Faith Worship Center, he and his wife Jamie Bronner have five children. Rev. Charles Bronner: Purchasing manager for Bronner Bros. and co-pastor at the Ark of Salvation Church.
He and his wife Traci have four children. Rev. James Bronner: Trade Show Director, Director of technology for Bronner Bros, vice president of Century Systems, Inc. and youth pastor at the Ark of Salvation Church. He and his wife Stephanie are co-authors of the marriage book Bedroom Talk. In 2004, Wal-Mart recognized Bronner Bros. as their top vendor of the year in their annual report. The same year, the largest beauty and barber retailing supplier in the United States, Sally Beauty Supply named the company their top vendor of the year. Bronner Bros
Aforia hypomela is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusc in the family Cochlespiridae. The length of the shell attains 59 mm; the thin shell has a fusiform shape. Its color is white with a thin straw-colored epidermis; the 1½ whorls in the protoconch are white and vitreous, nearly smooth with faint spiral lines and lines of growth. The seven whorls of the teleoconch are spirally sculptured with a moderate angulation just behind the periphery of the body whorl, which becomes sharper and peripheral on the earlier whorls. In front of this, the whorls are ornamented with numerous rounded threads, separated by much wider somewhat channelled interspaces. On the upper whorls there are 3-6 of these threads, on the body whorl they extend to the anterior end of the siphonal canal, becoming more crowded anteriorly. Behind the carina the shell is smoother, there are faint spirals, hardly raised, sparser over the centre of the fasciole than on each side of it. There is no distinct secondary striation.
The transverse sculpture consists of faint incremental lines, which rise more or less into little wrinkles at the suture, sometimes undulate the peripheral angulation on the apical whorls. The suture is distinct; the whorls are moderately full. The aperture is ovate; the siphonal canal is not wide. The thin, simple columella is so twisted as to form a pervious coil extending the whole length of the axis; the outer lip is thin, modified by the sculpture The notch is wide, half-way between the suture and the carina. The outer lip arched forward; this marine species is found in European waters off the British Isles, in the Atlantic Ocean off West Africa and the Sargasso Sea, in the Caribbean Sea off Cuba. Bouchet and Anders Warén. "Revision of the northeast Atlantic bathyal and abyssal Turridae." Journal of Molluscan Studies 46. Supplement 8: 1-119. Gofas, S.. Mollusca. in: Costello, M. J. et al. European Register of Marine Species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification.
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