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The Trappentreustraße is a street in the west of Munich and part of the Mittlerer Ring. The Trappentreustraße is located about three kilometers west of Munich city center in the district Schwanthalerhöhe of the Westend district, it runs in a north-south direction. Through the construction of the Trappentreutunnel, two route sections were created. On the northern section, up to 135,000 vehicles drive through the Mittlerer Ring daily, where as in the southern section above the tunnel, only 3,000 vehicles drive there daily; the Trappentreustraße has about 3,300 residents. The Trappentreustraße begins at the southern end of the Donnersbergerbrücke at the intersection Landsberger Straße and runs south; the main lanes, with two lanes each, are routed via Landsberger Straße. The secondary lanes serve as feeders to the side streets; the main lane goes into the, 1984 built, Trappentreutunnel. After the vehicles in the secondary lanes merge with Guldeinstraße and the Westendstraße, the main lane is in the tunnel, they continue on as a one-lane road.

The road reaches the Gollierplatz. The throughway is prohibited for private transport from there until the intersection on Gollierstraße. After crossing Gollierstraße, the intersection with Kazmairstraße follows; the Trappentreustraße ends at Heimeranplatz. At the southern end of the Heimeranplatz is the end of the Trappentreutunnel and goes on from there to the Garmischer Straße towards Sendling-Westpark; the road traffic of the surface is connected to it via connection ramps. Trappentreustraße in the area of the Mittlerer Ring plays a significant role in the Munich transport network. A relief of the southern section came in 1984, after the Trappentreutunnel opened and traffic was directed there. In addition to several bus lines, north of the Donnersbergerbrücke is the location of the station, which carries the same name, south of Heimeranplatz are the S- and U-Bahn station named Heimerplatz, on the Münchner Südring. For the dormant traffic a parking space management was introduced in the Trappentreustraße.

In the second half of the 19th century, the architect Gabriel von Seidl created a noble suburb in the west of the city modeled from other major European cities. In this context, the Trappentreustraße was built and was an 18 meter wide side street. From 1919 to 1920, the city built the tram line 22 through the Trappentreustraße, from the Alten Sendlinger Kirche to Rotkreuzplatz; the grand opening took place on March 23, 1920. In the late 1960s and early 1970s, the Mittlerer Ring was built. For which the Trappentreustraße was widened to 38.5 meters. This was done by demolishing the houses on the west side of the street. Due to this new addition, the tram line 22 was put out of commission on 1 March 1970. In the following years, the district intersected this eight-lane main traffic axis. Therefore, the city decided in the late 1970s to tunnel under the road. Construction began on 1 February 1980. On 16 October 1983, the Trappentreutunnel Norther direction lanes were open to traffic, the tube in southern direction was opened on 27 April 1984.

With the construction of the tunnel, the city built the underground line U4 and U5. These received a station at Heimeranplatz; the city rebuilt the surface in the years. In order to prevent the passage of the entire Trappentreustraße for private traffic, a so-called "plug" was installed at Gollierplatz. Here the passage is only allowed for public buses and cyclists. Parking management was introduced in the 1990s; the street is named after Johann Baptist Trappentreu, known for his generous donations. In addition to the needs in Munich, he donated to Africa and Palestine. Trappentreustraße in height of the Gollierplatz is blocked for private transport. Trappentreustraße auf stadt-muenchen.net

Josephine Wade

Josephine "Mother" Wade-Smith is an American businesswoman and restaurant owner. Wade opened Captain's Hard Times in Chatham neighborhood in Chicago in 1986, along with her partner. Wade created the recipes; the restaurant she founded is now named Josephine's Cooking and was featured on Restaurant: Impossible in 2019. A street in Chicago was named after her in 2017. Wade grew up in poverty in Arkansas and her parents worked as sharecroppers. In 1986, Wade and her husband opened a restaurant called Captain's Hard Times in the Chatham neighborhood; the original idea was to name the restaurant "Josephine's," but she decided on a vacation to name the restaurant "hard times" instead after seeing the phrase printed on a matchbook. Captain was her partner's nickname; the restaurant featured Wade, the owner, served soul food. Wade created the recipes used in the restaurant, some of which were based on her own mother's recipes; the restaurant was renamed to Josephine's Cooking. In addition to working in the restaurant, Wade is the head of a group, We Women Empowered, which works with young people.

Wade hired teenagers from the community to work in the restaurant. She helped provide food and clothes for young people in the neighborhood. Wade earned money as a mortgage broker, she worked to help elect Harold Washington as Mayor. In 2017, Wade was honored by the city of Chicago in having a road named after her called "Mother Josephine Wade Way." The designation was presented on March 4 by the deputy mayor, Andrea Zopp. Wade and her restaurant were featured on Restaurant: Impossible in 2019. Josephine's Cooking Website A Special Tribute to Honor Chicago History Makers With Josephine Wade

FC Lviv

FC Lviv is a Ukrainian football club from the city of Lviv. It was founded in 2006; the club was founded in May 2006. It entered the Persha Liha as a replacement for the bankrupt club FC Hazovyk-Skala Stryi, which represented Lviv Oblast; the new entity was registered on 22 May 2006 as a company with limited liability "Football Club "Lviv". In May 2006 the PFL Bureau session adopted a decision to recognize the club as a lawful successor of FC Hazovyk-Skala Stryi that played in Persha Liha; this fact was confirmed at a press-conference given at the Football Federation of Lviv Oblast on 26 May 2006. The new president of the new club Yuriy Kindzerskyi informed that his club was not created as a municipal club. In its debut season FC Lviv scored 45 goals. At the start of the next season, in the beginning of September 2007, the club moved to the newly built stadium Kniazha Arena in Dobromyl, west of Sambir; this arena was constructed by and named after Ukrainian insurance company Knyazha, the club's main sponsor.

The previous home ground of the club was SKA Stadium in Lviv which fell out of favor with the FFU, PFL. In 2007–08 season FC Lviv finished 2nd in the Persha Liha and were promoted to the Premier Liha for the first time in their history, making the club one of the founders of the newly formed Premier League. In 2008–09 FC Lviv, despite a sensational opening 2–0 win against Shakhtar, were relegated to the Persha Liha; the decisive match for them happened in the last round against another Lviv team Karpaty in the Lviv derby when they lost 2–1. The club's first, only, season in the Premier League was spent at The Ukraina Stadium together with Karpaty under a lease contract. In 2009, the city of Lviv lent the former land property of LORTA Plant for rent to FC Lviv. Out of 3.0542 ha FC Lviv receives 2.9 ha in rent until the spring of 2019 and the rest for only five years. In 2016 the professional team of FC Lviv was renewed and its future participation in Druha Liha was announced. In May 2018, the club was promoted to the Ukrainian Premier League on pretence of merging with NK Veres Rivne and play in the 2018–19 Ukrainian Premier League.

As of 20 February 2020 Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality. Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality. 2006–2009: Yuriy Kindzerskyi 2009–2012: Football Federation of Lviv Oblast 2016–2018: Roman Mykhayliv Since 2018: Bohdan Kopytko Since 2006 till 2012, the main sponsor was Knyazha, other sponsors were Dobromyl, Persha Pryvatna Brovarnia, the technical sponsor was Lotto. Ukrainian First LeagueRunners-up: 2007–08 Football Club Lviv-2 was a reserve team of FC Lviv that played in the Ukrainian Second League competition; the team was created based on a reserve team that played in reserve competitions of the Vyshcha Liha in 2008-09 season. FC Lviv-2 played in the 2009-10 PFL League Cup. FC Hazovyk-Skala Stryi FC Knyazha Shchaslyve The official Web Site

Veedersburg, Indiana

Veedersburg is a town in Van Buren Township, Fountain County, United States. The population was 2,180 at the 2010 census. Veedersburg is a newer name for the old town of Chambersburg, first settled by early inhabitants Jonathan Birch and John Colvert, on the north fork of Coal Creek in the spring of 1823, it was first located in Cain Township, but became part of the newer township of Van Buren in 1841. Veedersburg was founded in 1871, it was named for one of Peter S. Veeder. Veedersburg was incorporated as a town in 1872; as of the census of 2010, there were 2,180 people, 878 households, 605 families living in the town. The population density was 801.5 inhabitants per square mile. There were 967 housing units at an average density of 355.5 per square mile. The racial makeup of the town was 94.8% White, 0.1% African American, 0.5% Native American, 0.1% Asian, 3.6% from other races, 1.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.2% of the population. There were 878 households of which 33.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.1% were married couples living together, 13.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.7% had a male householder with no wife present, 31.1% were non-families.

27.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.5% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.48 and the average family size was 2.94. The median age in the town was 39.2 years. 25.2% of residents were under the age of 18. The gender makeup of the town was 51.4 % female. As of the census of 2000, there were 2,299 people, 921 households, 652 families living in the town; the population density was 846.4 people per square mile. There were 996 housing units at an average density of 366.7 per square mile. The racial makeup of the town was 98.91% White, 0.09% African American, 0.26% Native American, 0.39% from other races, 0.35% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.74% of the population. There were 921 households out of which 35.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.1% were married couples living together, 9.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 29.2% were non-families. 25.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.2% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older.

The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 2.96. In the town, the population was spread out with 27.3% under the age of 18, 7.1% from 18 to 24, 27.8% from 25 to 44, 22.8% from 45 to 64, 15.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females, there were 97.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.8 males. The median income for a household in the town was $35,944, the median income for a family was $39,770. Males had a median income of $31,315 versus $21,285 for females; the per capita income for the town was $17,435. About 9.3% of families and 10.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.8% of those under age 18 and 8.6% of those age 65 or over. The town has a branch of the Covington-Veedersburg Public Library. Southeast Fountain Community Foundation

2008 Santa Catarina floods

The 2008 Santa Catarina floods were floods in the Santa Catarina, Brazil in November 2008. They occurred after a period of heavy rainfall, most from 20-23 of November; the state had suffered constant rainfalls for over two months on the coast, which turned the soil wet enough to cause a landslide during the storm that hit the state in late November. It affected over 1.5 million people in the state of Santa Catarina in Brazil. At least 128 people are confirmed to have been killed with over 78,700 being forced to evacuate their homes. A further 150,000 have been left without electricity, while water rationing is being carried out in at least one town due to purification problems. Santa Catarina state Governor Luiz Henrique da Silveira had earlier suggested that the final death toll was to be over 50, a figure that has proved optimistic. Several towns in the region have become cut off due to floodwater and landslide debris and on November 23 the Mayor of Blumenau, João Paulo Kleinübing, declared a state of emergency in the city.

Water levels in the Vale do. United States: United States government donated US$50,000 to help Santa Catarina buying food and water. Germany: German government donated €200,000 to buy food, hygiene material and mattress. Vatican City: Pope Benedict XVI send a message to the victims, where "want to assert spiritually in this hour of pain with the families of the victims and the thousands of evacuees and homeless this huge environmental tragedy." Brazil: The Brazilian Federal government issued a decree on November 27, 2008 releasing US$854 million in aid to the State of Santa Catarina. Brazil - Santa Catarina: The State Governor Luiz Henrique da Silveira has suggested that "Santa Catarina is facing its worst weather tragedy of its history" and told "Blumenau has to be rebuilt entirely", he declared that the state is per 3 days in Mourning. Soon after the floods began, various bloggers from Blumenau began reporting about the situation on Twitter, providing photos, forecast conditions and river levels for other people on the internet who were isolated by the floods.

A site showed up on the Brazilian blogosphere to keep people informed and offering a channel for donations. Blog with information and live report