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Resistencia, Chaco

Resistencia is the capital and largest city of the province of Chaco in north-eastern Argentina. According to the 2010 census, the population of the city proper was 291,720 inhabitants, it is the anchor of a larger metropolitan area, Greater Resistencia, which comprises three more municipalities for a total population of 387,340 as of 2010. This conurbation is the largest in the province, the eleventh most populous in the country, it is located along the Negro River, a tributary of the much larger Paraná River, opposite the city of Corrientes, Corrientes Province. The area was inhabited by Guaycuru aboriginals such as the Tobas, their resistance to evangelisation postponed substantial European settlement until the late 19th century. Not until 1865 was a proper settlement established, on January 27, 1878, Resistencia was formally established as the territorial capital; the national government supported immigration, in 1878 the first Italian immigrants arrived. The first City Council was made up of members originating from that country.

The area where Resistencia lies was the site of the Guaycuru peoples, pedestrian tribes that live on hunting and fishing. Of these, the Abipón to the south of Bermejo were the first to advance towards central and southern Chaco; the Abipones were composed of three groups: the Riicagé, the nacaigetergé and the Yaaucanigá, each with their own dialect. The Payaguá settled on the Paraguay River at north of the Bermejo river, they were engaged in trade and piracy along the Paraná-Paraguay river; the Spanish had traversed the entire perimeter of the Chaco between 1541 and 1580. In 1588, Corrientes was founded on the opposite bank of the Parana. Resistencia was founded on January 27, 1878, the date on which the initial measurement was approved and created; the date of February 2 is celebrated as the arrival date of the first Friulian immigrants. However, historical studies agree; the initial colonization process was the result of an official policy of settlement of this region based on Immigration Law No.

817, widespread in Europe during those years. The progress was due to the contribution of institutions such as the Italian Society, founded by the first Italians and which brought together a large part of the professional community, including medical partners, lawyers, among others. In 1953 the National Territory of the Chaco was declared a province and Resistencia, the capital of the National Territory, becomes the provincial capital. On July 3, 1939, Pope Pius XII split the diocese of Santa Fe to create the Diocese of Resistance, elevated to an archdiocese on April 1, 1984 by John Paul II. In the decade of the 1950s, during the governorship of Felipe Gallardo and Deolindo Felipe Bittel, the construction of the Resistencia International Airport was initiated; the public transport service Resistencia-Barranqueras was created, along with numerous buildings for schools, police stations and health centers. Resistencia is one of the warmest cities in Argentina, is known for its hot, humid summer weather with frequent lightning.

The climate is humid subtropical, with dryer season and a long, humid summer. Fall and spring are marked by sudden transitions from summer weather patterns to winter weather patterns. During the summer, temperatures attain highs of 30 to 35 °C on a daily basis, up to 38 °C; the record temperature is 44.4 °C on October 16, 2014. Nights are warm and sticky, between 19 to 25 °C, afternoon thunderstorms are common; the transition to fall is slow: March's temperatures are similar to midsummer, April is still warm with an average high of 26.2 °C and a low of 17.0 °C, rainfall is abundant: 284.9 millimetres during that month. The dry, cool season lasts until September. During its peak in June and July, the average high is 20 °C and the average low is 10 °C, with rainfall below 50 millimetres in a month; these averages reflect the fact that there are two distinct weather patterns that alternate in the winter: the northerly, tropical pattern, the southerly pattern of the Pampas: thus, there are periods of warm, dry weather with warm nights followed by strong southerly winds accompanied with drizzle and temperatures that hover around 10 °C for days at a time, followed by dry air and blue skies and cold nights and pleasant, cool days between 15 and 20 °C ).

Light frost occurs under calm conditions with cold air in place. On occasion, under cold weather patterns, measured temperatures reach −2 °C, with a record low of −4.7 °C on June 29, 1996. The city's economy based on agriculture and trade, has diversified into the service sector in recent decades. Resistencia is known nationally as the "city of sculptures" and "open-air museum" because of the more than 500 monuments and other works of art spread among its streets; the city has organized a Biennial International Sculptures Contest since 1988. Since 1997, the event has been sponsored by UNESCO. Resistencia is home to a number of museums

Autopistas de Puerto Rico

Autopistas de Puerto Rico S. E. is a European public–private partnership held company that operates the Teodoro Moscoso Bridge on behalf of the Puerto Rico Highways and Transportation Authority. The company is wholly owned by Abertis. Autopistas de Puerto Rico S. E. was founded by Dragados y Construcciones S. A. of Spain with 74.25% stake and Company S. E. with 20% share, Rexach Construction Company with 4.75% interest and Autopistas Corporation with 1% interest. In 1998 Valor 2000 S. A. of Spain bought Dragados' share, who in turn sold their shares to Aurea Concesiones de Infraestructura de España in 2001. In 2003, Abertis bought Aurea out, in 2010, acquired the remaining 24.75% shares owned by the other two founding members. The remaining 1% is owned by Autopistas Corporation, a shell company based in Puerto Rico, owned by Abertis. 1993: Autopistas de Puerto Rico S. E. is founded. 1994: the Teodoro Moscoso Bridge is opened to the public. 1998: Valor 2002 S. A. acquires Dragados y Construcciones S. A. shares.

Valor 2002 S. A. becomes a supermajority shareholder with 74.25% of the shares. 2001: Aurea Concesiones de Infraestructura de España buys Valor 2002 S. A. shares. Aurea becomes a supermajority shareholder with 74.25% of the shares. 2003: Abertis buys Aurea Concesiones de Infraestructura de España shares. Abertis becomes a supermajority shareholder with 74.25% of the shares. 2010: Abertis buys Supra and Company S. E. and Rexach Construction Company shares. Abertis becomes the sole owner by owning 99% of the shares through Abertis Infraestructuras, S. A. and 1% through Autopistas Corporation. Official site

Komárno District

Komárno District is a district in the Nitra Region of western Slovakia. Until 1918, the district was part of the Komárom county within the Kingdom of Hungary; the district has a population of 108.556 of which 74.976 are Hungarians and 30.079 are Slovaks. Bajč Bátorove Kosihy Bodza Bodzianske Lúky Brestovec Búč Čalovec Číčov Dedina Mládeže Dulovce Holiare Hurbanovo Chotín Imeľ Iža Kameničná Klížska Nemá Kolárovo Komárno Kravany nad Dunajom Lipové Marcelová Martovce Moča Modrany Mudroňovo Nesvady Okoličná na Ostrove Patince Pribeta Radvaň nad Dunajom Sokolce Svätý Peter Šrobárová Tôň Trávnik Veľké Kosihy Virt Vrbová nad Váhom Zemianska Olča Zlatná na Ostrove

Larenz Tate

Larenz Tate is an American film and television actor. Tate is best known as Councilman Tate in Power. Tate's other films and television series include the films Dead Presidents, Love Jones, A Man Apart, Waist Deep and the television series Rush and Game of Silence. Larenz Tate was born in Illinois, to Peggy and Larry Tate. Tate is the youngest of three siblings. Convinced by their parents to enter a drama program at the Inner City Cultural Center, the trio did not take the lessons until classmate Malcolm-Jamal Warner's ascent to fame after being cast on the sitcom The Cosby Show. Subsequently, realizing that they could parlay their efforts into a tangible form of success, the siblings began to receive small roles and in 1985, Tate made his small-screen debut in an episode of The New Twilight Zone. Tate attended Palmdale High School, graduating in 1993. Following appearances in such television series as 21 Jump Street and The Wonder Years, Tate was cast in the television movie The Women of Brewster Place before receiving the recurring role of Steve Urkel's nemesis, Willie Fuffner, in the family comedy series Family Matters.

He was a cast member on the CBS series The Royal Family, starring Redd Foxx and Della Reese, which ended prematurely after Redd Foxx died. In the video game 187 Ride or Die, Tate voices Buck. Following numerous small-screen roles, offers began pouring in for Tate, in late 1992, collaborative filmmaking siblings Albert and Allen Hughes approached him to star in their debut feature Menace II Society; the film found Tate channeling his substantial energy into creating "O-Dog", a trigger-happy teenager. Following up with the little-seen but often-praised television series South Central, Tate would appear in the family comedy-drama The Inkwell before re-teaming with the Hughes brothers for Dead Presidents and taking on the role of a love-stricken young poet in the romantic drama Love Jones. Larenz Tate played the role of Kenny in The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air in the episode "That's No Lady, That's My Cousin". There followed roles in The Postman, the Frankie Lymon biopic Why Do Fools Fall in Love, 2000's Love Come Down.

Though a big theatrical release had eluded Tate for the first few years of the millennial turnover, Tate would soon turn up opposite Laurence Fishburne in the high-octane but critically derided Biker Boyz A Man Apart, Crash, as music legend Quincy Jones in Ray, Waist Deep. Larenz was featured in R&B singer Ashanti's 2003 released music video Rain on Me, where he played the jealous, abusive spouse of Ashanti; the video touched on the subject of domestic abuse. He starred as part of the main cast in season's 4-7 of FX's Rescue Me as Bart "Black Shawn" Johnston. Larenz Tate on Menace II Society and House of Lies,, December 2012. Larenz Tate on IMDb

Wrestlepalooza (2000)

Wrestlepalooza was the fourth and final Wrestlepalooza professional wrestling event produced by Extreme Championship Wrestling. The event took place on April 16, 2000 in the Family Arena in Missouri. Wrestlepalooza was a live event, with matches being taped for the April 21 episode of ECW on TNN and the April 23 episode of Hardcore TV. Simon Diamond kicked off the show by blaming HC Loc for not being a fair referee. Diamond led his group into attacking Loc, who took off his referee shirt and handed it to The Musketeer, who officiated the match between Diamond and Loc. Loc hit a diving crossbody on both men and pinned Diamond, counting the pinfall himself for the victory. Next, Chilly Willy competed against Johnny Swinger. Willy attempted a sunset flip on Swinger but Judge Jeff Jones tried to block it until the referee kicked Swinger and Jones' arms apart, allowing Willy to pin Swinger for the win; the following three matches were taped for the April 23 episode of Hardcore TV. Nova and Chris Chetti defeated The New Dangerous Alliance in a tag team match.

In the following match, Kid Kash competed against Super Crazy. Crazy executed a brainbuster for the win. Next, Danny Doring and Roadkill took on The Full Blooded Italians in a tag team match. Roadkill hit an Amish Splash on Graziano to win the match. After the match, Da Baldies attacked Roadkill; the next three matches were taped for the April 21 episode of ECW on TNN. The Impact Players defended the World Tag Team Championship against Mikey Whipwreck. Credible hit; this was followed by a match between Scotty Rhino. Rhino put Anton through a table, thus ending the match in a no contest. After the match, Rob Van Dam made the save and attacked Rhino and the two men brawled with each other until several wrestlers from the locker room stormed to the ringside and The Network left the ringside. Next, Tommy Dreamer competed against Steve Corino in an Extreme Bullrope match; the match evolved into a six-man tag team Street Fight after interference by Jack Victory, The Sandman, New Jack and Yoshihiro Tajiri as Dreamer teamed with Sandman and Jack against Corino and Tajiri.

Tajiri accidentally misted Jack hit a 187 for the win. After the match, Rhino came out and Network attacked Dreamer's team until Dusty Rhodes made the save by hitting Bionic Elbows on Rhino and Sandman caned him to make Network retreat to the backstage. Steve Corino and Dusty Rhodes competed against each other in a match at CyberSlam. Super Crazy and Kid Kash competed against each other in a three-way dance involving Little Guido at CyberSlam; the feud between Da Baldies and the team of Danny Doring and Roadkill continued as the two teams competed against Nova and Chris Chetti in a three-way dance at Hardcore Heaven. 2000 in professional wrestling Wrestlepalooza 2000 results at Pro Wrestling History

Lille Torungen Lighthouse

Lille Torungen Lighthouse is a coastal lighthouse on the island of Lille Torungen in the municipality of Arendal in Agder county, Norway. This lighthouse, together with the nearby Store Torungen Lighthouse, mark the entrance from the Skaggerak through the outlying islands to the mainland town of Arendal. Both lighthouses were built in 1844 with the same specifications, making "twin" lighthouses marking the way to Arendal; the two lighthouses were put on the coat-of-arms for the local municipality of Hisøy in which the lighthouses were located. Over time, both lighthouses were replaced, the only one still standing is the Lille Torungen Lighthouse, although it is no longer in use; the site of the Lille Torungen Lighthouse is accessible only by boat. The island and site is open to the public; the present lighthouse is 6 metres tall. The white structure has a red roof and sits atop a square, metal frame; the light sits at an elevation of 9 metres above sea level and it emits a white, red, or green light, occulting twice every 9 seconds.

The light can be seen for up to 3.7 nautical miles. The original lighthouse was built in 1844; the 29-metre tall, brick tower was white, with a small red stripe around it and a red top. The lighthouse tower was replaced in 1914 with an automated tower located a short distance to the southeast from the old tower; the old tower would have been torn down if not for the action of the municipal residents who wanted to save it. Lighthouses in Norway List of lighthouses in Norway