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Ode to Newfoundland

"Ode to Newfoundland" is the official provincial anthem of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. It was composed by Governor Sir Cavendish Boyle in 1902 as a four-verse poem titled Newfoundland. On December 22, 1902 it was sung by Frances Daisy Foster at the Casino Theatre of St. John's during the closing of the play Mamzelle; the original score was set to the music of E. R. Krippner, a German bandmaster living in St. John's but Boyle desired a more dignified score, it was set to the music of British composer Sir Hubert Parry, a personal friend of Boyle, who composed two settings. On May 20, 1904 it was chosen as Newfoundland's official national anthem; this distinction was dropped when Newfoundland joined Canada in 1949. Three decades in 1980, the province re-adopted the song as an official provincial anthem, the first province to do so; the "Ode to Newfoundland" is still sung at public events to this day as a tradition. Traditionally only the first and last verse is sung. Anthems and nationalistic songs of Canada List of Newfoundland songs Midi sound file

Asplenium onopteris

Asplenium onopteris is known as the Irish spleenwort or western black spleenwort. It is difficult to identify compared with Asplenium adiantum-nigrum; the main difference is that A. onopteris is diploid and is one of the two parents of the tetraploid A. adiantum-nigrum. Armed with a microscope, the most consistent observable difference between A. onopteris and A. adiantum-nigrum is that A. onopteris spores have a mean diameter of 28 μm and are all smaller than 31 μm, whereas those of A. adiantum-nigrum have a mean diameter of 34 μm and are all larger than 31 μm. The leaflets of typical A. onopteris are narrower in relation to their length than those of typical A. adiantum-nigrum, but this is not a reliable means of identification. Asplenium onopteris is found all including North Africa. There are isolated findings as far north as Poland. Media related to Asplenium onopteris at Wikimedia Commons Data related to Asplenium onopteris at Wikispecies

Southlake Mall (Atlanta)

Southlake Mall is a shopping mall located in Morrow, Georgia, in Metropolitan Atlanta and 11 miles south from Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. The mall is in Clayton County and its trade area includes Henry County, one of the fastest-growing areas in Georgia; the mall is located along Interstate 75 and State Highway 54 known as Jonesboro Road. Southlake Mall opened in 1976 to serve the needs of the growing southside of Atlanta; when Southlake opened, its anchors were Rich's, Davison's, JCPenney. Rich's eleventh suburban store debuted at the mall in August 1976; the two-story, 230,000-square-foot store had a restaurant and snack bar. The first major change was in 1986 - when the Davison's nameplate was changed to its parent company, Macy's; this lasted until 2003 - when Macy's closed all the older Davison's stores in Atlanta and consolidated to Rich's-Macy's. The standalone Macy's location closed in January 2003; the Rich's-Macy's store, once a standalone Rich's, lasted until 2005 - when it became a standalone Macy's.

The only major renovation to the center was in 1999. The updates included a relocation of the food court to the lower level and the addition of a carousel; the escalators were moved to either end of the mall rather than only one near the center. The fountain was removed from the downstairs area in front of Sears and Radio Shack to accommodate one of the escalators. In January 2011, it was announced. On February 5, 2013, the mall fell into foreclosure - after several years of decline. Anchor spaces were not included in the foreclosure. General Growth Properties the mall's owner, which had just emerged itself in 2010 from bankruptcy, released its interests in the mall - citing its new focus to concentrate on stronger performing properties; the mall's mortgage was supervised for a short time in 2012 by C-III Asset Management before being sold to B Properties - a subsidiary of Bayer Properties that specializes in rehabilitating struggling malls. On May 31, 2018, Sears announced that it would be closing its location at Southlake Mall in September 2018 as part of a plan to close 72 stores nationwide - leaving Macy's as the only anchor left.

The mall was sold to a joint venture between two New York real estate companies, CityView Commercial LLC and Jacobs Real Estate Advisors in January, 2019. The seller was Vintage Capital Group of Los Angeles

Zhou Yan (curler)

Zhou Yan is a Chinese curler. She skipped by Wang Bingyu. Zhou curled in her first tournament after having only curled for 2 years, at the 2002 Pacific Curling Championships. At that time she played third for the team. Since she has played lead for the team in every tournament except for the 2005 Pacific Championships, when she was the team lead. Zhou has won 3 Pacific Championships, a World Championship as a member of the team. 2008 Vernon World Championships 2009 Gangneung World Championships 2010 Vancouver Olympic Games Wang Bingyu, Skip Liu Yin, Third Yue Qingshuang, Second Liu Jinli, Alternate Zhou Yan on the World Curling Federation database Zhou Yan on the World Curling Tour database Zhou Yan on the CurlingZone database Evans, Hilary. "Zhou Yan". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC

Malarg├╝e River

The Malargüe River is a river located in the southern zone of the Mendoza Province, in the west of Argentina. It originates in the Malargüe lake in the Andes range, at 2,500 m above mean sea level, flows into the Malargüe Department and ends in the Llancanelo Lake, being its main tributary; the river is part of the Llancanelo basin, which has an area of 10,602 km² and is located at 35°30′S 70°00′W. Its flow increases in the summer, when the ice begins to melt, decreases in the winter. Near the city of Malargüe, it is contained by the Blas Brisoli Dam, which derives water for irrigation. Trout can be found in this river and there is a trout hatchery co-located with the dam. "Llancanelo Lagoon Basin"

Faith in the Future (album)

Faith in the Future is the second studio album by the American indie rock musician Craig Finn, released on September 11, 2015 on Partisan Records. Regarding the differences between his solo material and his work with the rock-based band The Hold Steady, Craig Finn noted: "From the get-go, when I met with Josh Kaufman, we made this decision to do something more'age appropriate' with the new album. Something that, as a 44-year old, seemed natural, hopefully more elegant and hopeful."Working with Josh Kaufman, the pair recorded the album as a duo: "Most of the album was just me and Josh. Just two of us, sometimes Joe, so the arrangements are pretty sparse and unadorned, and that’s a lot easier than having to say to a band member'OK, you’re not needed on this one!'" In a similar manner to Finn's previous work, the album includes narrative-based songs that focus upon several fictional characters: "I always like writing new characters – in fact I think four of the songs on the new record have people’s names in the title! – because it frees you up from doing something confessional."Most of the songs focus upon female protagonists with Finn noting: "For a while, I was writing a lot of songs about two people, just trying to write about couples, I stopped talking about the guy as much.

It wasn't super intentional, but I realized I had all these songs about girls with specific girls' names. When writing, putting a name to someone helps me envision them. I remember hearing the Donovan song "There Is a Mountain" in college, where the bridge goes,'Oh, Juanita.' I was like,'Who is Juanita? Where did we get to her?' I love those moments in songs."Regarding the track, "Sandra from Scranton", Finn noted: "That one focuses on people who are aging hippies, still caught up in some kind of hipster lifestyle and trying to hang on to their youth by doing the same things that they did in their twenties. There are a lot of those people around, but I have a different way of looking at life these days: My version of growing older is not getting depressed or being in denial about it, but instead it’s'Hey, we’ve survived!'" At Metacritic, which assigns a weighted average score out of 100 to reviews from mainstream critics, the album received an average score of 76% based on 17 reviews, indicating "generally favorable reviews".

American Songwriter named it the 8th best album of 2015. Charles Pitter at PopMatters noted that "Finn’s adept and poetic lyrics along with some challenging music ensure there are some dark thrills on this perilous ride". All tracks are written by Craig Finn. Faith in the Future at Discogs