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Roscommon

Roscommon is the largest and county town of County Roscommon in Ireland. It is in the centre of Ireland, near the meeting of the N60, N61 and N63 roads; the name Roscommon is derived from Coman mac Faelchon who built a monastery there in the 5th century. The woods near the monastery became known as Ros Comáin; this was anglicised to Roscommon. Its population at the 2016 census was 5,876. Roscommon was the homeland of the Connachta dynasty, included such kingdoms as Uí Maine, Delbhna Nuadat, Síol Muirdeach, Moylurg. In addition, it contained areas known as Trícha cét's, Túath and is the homeland of surnames such as Ó Conchobhair, Mac Diarmada, Ó Ceallaigh, Ó Birn, Mac Donnchadha and Brennan; the town is the location of a notable archaeological find in 1945 when a lunula, a gold necklace, two discs were discovered. Both items are dated to the period 2300 and 1800 BC. Roscommon Castle is located on a hillside just outside the town. Now in ruins, the castle is quadrangular in shape, it had four corner D-shaped towers, three storeys high, twin towers at its entrance gateway, one of which still retains its immensely sturdy vaulted roof.

The entire castle was enclosed by a lofty curtain wall. It was built in 1269 by Robert de Ufford, Justiciar of Ireland, on lands he had seized from the Augustinian Priory; the castle had a most chequered history. It was besieged by Connacht King Aodh Ó Conchobhair in 1272. Eight years it was again in the hands of an English garrison, repaired. By 1340 the O'Connor's regained possession of it, except for a few brief intermissions, they held it for two centuries until 1569, when Sir Henry Sidney, Lord Deputy seized it, it was granted to Sir Nicholas Malbie, Elizabethan Governor of Connaught, in 1578. Two years the interior was remodeled and large mullioned windows were inserted in the towers and curtain walls. Again, in 1641 the Parliamentarian faction gained it until Confederate Catholics under Preston captured it in 1645, it remained in Irish hands until 1652 when it was blown up by Cromwellian "Ironsides" under Commissary Reynolds, who had all the fortifications dismantled. It was burned down in 1690, from the closing years of the 17th-century, it fell into decay.

A symmetrical moat some distance from the curtain walls surrounded the entire castle and safeguarded it. It is now a national monument. Harrison Hall is located prominently in the market square and is now occupied by the Bank of Ireland. Most of the ground floor is open to the public. Once a 17th-century sessions house, it was remodeled in 1762 by Sir William Morrison and converted into a court house and market house, it is built in the classical architectural style with a cupola. It became a catholic church in 1863. After 1903 it became a recreational hall to commemorate Dr John Harrison it was used as a dance hall and theatre before it was sold to the Bank of Ireland in 1972; the old gaol faces the back of Harrisson Hall. The original building is thought to have been designed by Richard Cassells in 1736; the gaol had the distinction of having a hang woman,'Lady Betty', a criminal who had her sentence withdrawn on the provision that she perform the unpaid task of hang woman. In 1822 it was taken over for use as a lunatic asylum.

In 1833 it became a ` Lazaretto' -- a place. Some time after 1840 the building was converted to commercial use. All but the facade of the building was demolished by a developer in the 1980s and a car park and structure containing retail, office and residential units were constructed on the site in the late 1990s. County Museum and Tourism Office is located next to Harrison hall in the town square, it was a small Presbyterian church built in 1863. The building is of cut limestone with a large recessed door, circular headed windows and fenestration on the wheel window over the door is in the form of the'Star of David' to commemorate its Welsh Builders; the building was renovated in 1991 and now contains many exhibits and artifacts illustrating and interpreting the history of Roscommon. Among the artifacts on display are a 9th-century grave slab from St Comans Abbey and a Sheela na Gig from Rahara church. Roscommon Abbey is on the outskirts of the core of the town, is reachable by a path at the back of the Abbey Hotel running alongside the Abbey boys' school.

It was founded just over 750 years ago by King Felim O'Connor of Connacht, buried there himself in 1265. The effigy in a niche on the north side of the chancel is either that of himself, or of one of his successors; the tomb front supporting his effigy slab bears eight niches containing fifteenth-century carved figures of gallowglasses, mercenaries of Scottish origin who played a major role in Irish wars of the Later Middle Ages. These have their bodies protected by a coat of mail and each wears a helmet known as a bascinet. All are armed except one who bears an axe-like sparth, a typical gallowglass weapon. Called the'Abbey', it is more described as a friary, it was created for Dominican friars. During the course of its exis

Lenin Street, Novosibirsk

Lenin Street is a street in Tsentralny and Zheleznodorozhny districts of Novosibirsk, Russia. It starts from Krasny Avenue, runs west, crosses Sovetskaya and Uritsky streets, Street of Revolution, forms a crossroad with Dimitrov Avenue turns north-west, crosses Komsomolsky Avenue, 1905 Year Street and forms a crossroads with Dmitry Shamshurin and Zheleznodorozhny streets. Women's Gimnasium of P. A. Smirnova is a building on the corner of Sovetskaya streets, it was built in 1905. Main Post Office is a building on the corner of Lenin streets, it was built in 1916. Pobeda Cinema is a cinema built in 1925. House of Textiles is a building on the corner of Lenin street, it was built in 1926. Univermag is a modernist building on the corner of Lenin streets, it was built in 1927. October Revolution House of Culture is a constructivist building on the corner of Street of Revolution and Lenin Street, it was built in 1928. Business House is a constructivist building on the corner of Lenin Street, it was built in 1928.

Gosbank Building is a constructivist building on the corner of Lenin Street. It was built in 1930. Housing estate near Novosibirsk-Glavny Railway Station is a constructivist building complex built in 1928–1933, it was located between Lenin and Omskaya streets. Lenin Street 8 is a building on the corner of Lenin streets, it was built in 1951. Red Torch Drama Theatre Novosibirsk Puppet Theatre Central Hotel Domina Novosibirsk Azimut Hotel Sibir Hotel Novosibirsk Sibenergosetproject Administration of the Central Okrug Novosibirsk State Theater Institute Novosibirsk-Glavny Ploshchad Lenina Ploshchad Garina-Mikhaylovskogo

The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening (2019 video game)

The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening is an action-adventure game developed by Grezzo and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo Switch. It was released on September 20, 2019; as of December 2019, the game has sold over 4 million copies worldwide, making it one of the best-selling Nintendo Switch games. Link's Awakening is a remake of the 1993 game for the Game Boy, it retains the original's top-down perspective and gameplay, along with elements from the 1998 re-release Link's Awakening DX. The game features a "retro-modern" art style unique within the series with toy-like character designs, diorama-like world designs, tilt-shift visuals that evoke the original game's presentation on the Game Boy, it features customizable dungeons which the player can create and complete for rewards. The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening is an action-adventure game with a top-down perspective, its story is set on Koholint Island, where Link, the player character, is stranded after his ship is caught up in a storm.

After being rescued by a girl named Marin, Link embarks on a quest to collect the eight instruments of the Sirens and awaken Koholint's legendary Wind Fish in order to escape the island. Similar to other Zelda games, the player traverses an open world with dungeons scattered throughout, featuring puzzle-solving sections and boss fights, along with trading sidequests. In contrast to other top-down games in the series however, Link's Awakening allows the player to jump over obstacles and onto platforms, features side-scrolling platforming sections; the "Color Dungeon" from Link's Awakening DX, which features color-based action and puzzle gameplay, is included. In the Link's Awakening remake, Link's sword and upgrades are permanently equipped, allowing more items to be equipped to action buttons in comparison to the original game. Various minigames received updates, such as realistic physics in the claw crane minigame; as players progress in the game, rooms from completed dungeons can be collected as pieces that the player can use to reassemble their own dungeons by visiting the non-player character Dampé at his shack.

The player can complete these dungeons in a time attack mode to earn rewards such as a life-replenishing fairy bottle, contributing to an increased replay value over the original game. The use of Amiibo figurines in a customized dungeons activates "plus effects" that enhance the gameplay of the dungeons. Using the Link figurine from the Link's Awakening series of Amiibo summons Shadow Link, who chases the player through the dungeon and increases the value of rewards earned upon completing the dungeon. Other figurines from the Zelda series of Amiibo and Zelda-themed figurines from the Super Smash Bros. series of Amiibo have their own plus-effects in Link's Awakening. The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening is a remake of the 1993 game developed for the Game Boy. Link's Awakening had been remastered for the Game Boy Color in 1998 as The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening DX. While the original game was presented in 2D graphics in an square ratio on the Game Boy, the remake is presented in 3D graphics and a widescreen ratio on the Nintendo Switch.

Some sections of the game's dungeons do not fill the width of the screen though, as certain puzzles and boss fights were designed to work with the tile count of the game's original square ratio. The game adopts a "retro-modern" art style distinct from other Zelda games, departing from the original game's A Link to the Past-inspired art style while retaining its simplicity; the toy-like plasticine character designs depart from the Wind Waker-inspired designs typical of many top-down Zelda games since the release of Four Swords Adventures. It features a tilt-shift effect that exaggerates the camera's depth of field; the effect was inspired by the appearance of the original game's "small but vast" world on the Game Boy's 66 millimeter screen. Dampé's shack, which houses the player's customized "Chamber Dungeons", replaced the Camera Shop from Link's Awakening DX, which served as a Game Boy Printer hub; the Chamber dungeon came after Shigeru Miyamoto inquired with Aonuma if there was any way to implement Super Mario Maker-like gameplay into the Zelda series.

Feeling that allowing players to create their own dungeon would be too difficult, Aonuma instead introduced Chamber Dungeons, by way of letting players rearrange dungeons as a way of achieving this goal – purposing it as a puzzle itself for players to solve. While the original game and DX use sprite graphics for the cutscenes, the remake features hand-drawn cutscenes and storyboarded by Junichi Yamamoto. Oswald Katou handled the concept art and color design; the Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening was announced via a trailer showcased during a Nintendo Direct presentation in February 2019, was showcased with a demo at E3 2019 that June. The game is published by Nintendo, was released on September 20, 2019, distributed digitally via the Nintendo eShop, on physical game cards through third-party retailers. A "Dreamer Edition" of Link's Awakening included the physical version of the game packaged with a Dreamer Art Book featuring concept art. A "Limited Edition" exclusive to Europe included the physical version of the game encased in a Game Boy-themed SteelBook packaged with an expanded 120-page art book.

A Link's Awakening-series Amiibo figurine of Link was released with the game, replicating the character's design as he appears in Link's Awakening. Aonuma described it as the first Amiibo figurine to faithfully replicate Link's in-game appearance; the Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening received "generally favorable" reviews, according to review aggregator Metacritic. Mos

WKSL

WKSL is a commercial radio station located in Neptune Beach, broadcasting to the Jacksonville, Florida area on 97.9 FM. The station is operated by iHeartMedia. WKSL airs a Top 40 music format branded as "KISS FM", a brand name used on most of its sister Top 40/Pop stations; the station's studios are located on Central Parkway in Jacksonville's Southside section, the transmitter is in the Arlington section. The station was licensed to St. Augustine, Florida as WFOY-FM on 97.7 MHz simulcasting WFOY. In 1984, Shull Broadcasting bought WFOY-AM-FM and changed the FM to Hot AC WUVU "The View 97.7." In 1992, WUVU moved to 97.9 MHz, upgraded its power to 50 kW, was sold to Paxson Broadcasting, which switched WUVU to WSTF with an oldies format. On February 2, 1995, it flipped to Smooth Jazz as WFSJ-FM. WFSJ flipped formats to Rhythmic-leaning CHR at 3 p.m. on March 17, 2000 as "97-9 KISS FM." For a short time it used the calls WGNE-FM. On July 3, 2000, the call letters changed to WFKS. From 1994 to 2000, the WFKS calls were used on 99.9 FM in Palatka, as CHR/Hot AC "99.9 Kiss FM."

That station became country WGNE-FM in 2000 and was moved into the Jacksonville market by Renda Broadcasting in May 2005. It is now "99.9 Gator Country," competing with the current WKSL-FM's sister station, WQIK-FM. On July 1, 2011, at Noon, after playing "Just Dance" by Lady Gaga, WFKS launched into a "Flashback Weekend", playing hits that were popular from the station's 10-year existence, including 1990s songs, promoting "the end of Kiss" at 9 a.m. on the 5th. At that time, after playing "Bye Bye Bye" by *Nsync, WFKS relaunched as "Radio NOW 97-9", while tweaking its format to a more mainstream CHR; the first song on "Radio NOW" was "Kryptonite" by 3 Doors Down. On July 14, WFKS changed their call letters to WNWW to go with the "Radio NOW" branding. On November 1, 2013, after playing "We Are Young" by Fun, WNWW returned to its previous branding as "97-9 KISS FM", returning with a similar "Flashback Weekend" to the one that signed off Kiss 2 years prior; the station still used the WNWW callsign until 2014 because sister station WFKS in Melbourne, Florida uses those calls.

Instead, the callsign was changed to WKSL on August 1, 2014. Official Website 2000 Debut of "97.9 KISS FM" Query the FCC's FM station database for WKSL Radio-Locator information on WKSL Query Nielsen Audio's FM station database for WKSL

Stanimir Dimitrov (footballer, born 1992)

Stanimir Kirilov Dimitrov is a Bulgarian footballer who plays as a forward for FC Vereya. Dimitrov started football at age 8 in his home town of Plovdiv, playing with local club Maritsa Plovdiv. At 16, he signed his first contract with Maritsa Plovdiv, scoring his first goal for the team in his debut match, he played for Spartak Plovdiv, Spartak Varna, Los Molinos, Sanluqueño, Panlefkadios and Hebar Pazardzhik. Official website Левски повтори 7:1 точно 20 години след славния разгром над ЦСКА

Coast Guard Station Cape Disappointment

United States Coast Guard Station Cape Disappointment, situated near Cape Disappointment, Washington, at the mouth of the Columbia River, is the largest United States Coast Guard search and rescue station on the Northwest Coast, with 50 crewmembers assigned. Cape Disappointment Station is the site of the oldest search and rescue station within the Thirteenth Coast Guard District; the station's Area of Responsibility reaches from Ocean Park on the Washington Coast south to Tillamook Head on the Oregon Coast. The station has nine search and rescue boats, including the 52-foot motor lifeboat Triumph, two 47-foot motor lifeboats, two 29-foot Defender class response boats; the 52'-SPC-HWX and the 47'-MLB have all been designed for operations in heavy surf conditions and are capable of being rolled over by breaking swells and re-right themselves with minimal damage. Colocated with the station is the oldest lighthouse on the Northwest Coast of the United States, Cape Disappointment Light, marking the north side of the Columbia River Bar.

Less than two miles to the northwest is North Head Light, which provides a beacon for the northern approaches to the Columbia River Bar. The station's primary missions include providing search and rescue to commercial and recreational mariners within 50 nautical miles of the Columbia River entrance and providing a maritime law enforcement presence near the approaches to the Columbia River including execution of homeland security missions. Known as Station Cape "D", station crewmembers respond to 100-200 calls for assistance every year; the station's heaviest workload occurs during the months of early June through mid-September, when an abundance of recreational boaters transit the Columbia River entrance in search of salmon and bottom fish. This area is regarded as one of the most treacherous river bars in the world; because of the large number of shipwrecks near the river entrance it is called "The Graveyard of the Pacific." During winter storms, wind-driven ocean swells reach a height of 20–30 feet at the entrance of the bar.

With the combination of strong outgoing tides and large incoming swells, large surf conditions can exist in and around the bar entrance. The Cape Disappointment headland was first charted as "San Roque" by a Spanish explorer named Bruno de Heceta while exploring the Northwest Coast in August 1775. Heceta recognized this was the mouth of a large river but was unable to explore the entrance, since his crewmembers were weak, suffering from scurvy. Using Heceta's navigational charts during an expedition along the West Coast of North America in 1788, Lieutenant John Meares of the British Royal Navy attempted to locate "San Roque." After exploring the area, Lt. Meares decided that no river entrance or channel existed among the shoals at the base of "San Roque" so Lt. Meares changed the name of the rocky headland to Cape Disappointment, a name that has described the headland since July 1788. Captain Robert Gray first accomplished crossing the bar several years on May 11, 1792 aboard the Columbia Rediviva.

Gray and his crewmembers crossed the treacherous bar and anchored in Baker Bay to trade goods with the Chinook Indians who populated the region. The river was named in honor of this first passage; the first U. S. Life-Saving Service station at Cape Disappointment was built on the site of Fort Canby in 1877. For the first five years volunteers manned the station entirely. In 1882, the first full-time Life Saving Service crew was sworn in at this site. In 1915, the Life Saving Service merged with the Revenue Cutter Service to form the United States Coast Guard; the existing station was first occupied in February 1967 and is the site for Station Cape Disappointment and the National Motor Lifeboat School. United States Coast Guard: Coast Guard Station Cape Disappointment United States Coast Guard: History in the Columbia River Area United States Coast Guard: Cape Disappointment Lighthouse