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St Augustine the Less Church, Bristol

St Augustine the Less was a Church of England parish church in Bristol, first attested in 1240, rebuilt in 1480, damaged in 1940 by fire, demolished in 1962. It took its name from its proximity to the church of the Abbey of St Augustine, now Bristol Cathedral; the parish was united with that of Brandon Hill, after the Second World War. After demolition the site remained vacant until the early 1980s, when an archaeological investigation was undertaken before an extension to the Royal Hotel was built over it. Parish records of St Augustine-the-Less church, Bristol are held at Bristol Archives including baptism and marriage registers and one burial register; the archive includes records of the incumbent from 1235-1938, overseers of the poor, schools and vestry plus deeds. Churches in Bristol

Seattleā€“Tacoma International Airport

Seattle–Tacoma International Airport referred to as Sea–Tac Airport or Sea–Tac, is the primary commercial airport serving the Seattle metropolitan area in the U. S. state of Washington. It is located in the city of SeaTac 14 miles south of Downtown Seattle and 18 miles north-northeast of Downtown Tacoma; the airport, the largest in the Pacific Northwest region of North America, is located between Portland and Vancouver, British Columbia, owned by the Port of Seattle. The airport has flights to cities throughout North America, the Middle East, Asia, it is the primary hub for Alaska Airlines. It is a hub and international gateway to Asia for Delta Air Lines, which has expanded at the airport since 2011. Thirty-four airlines serve 91 non-stop domestic and 28 international destinations. In 2019, the airport was the 28th-busiest airport in the world and the eighth-busiest in the United States by passenger traffic, is considered one of the fastest growing in the United States; the entire airport covers an area of 2,500 acres or 3.9 square miles, much smaller than other U.

S. airports with similar annual passenger numbers. The airport was built by the Port of Seattle in 1944 after the U. S. military took control of Boeing Field in World War II. The Port received $1 million from the Civil Aeronautics Administration to build the airport and $100,000 from the City of Tacoma; the first scheduled airline flights were Northwest and Trans-Canada in 1947. In June 1951 four runways were at 45-degree angles, between 6,100 feet long. Runway 34 was lengthened to 7500 ft in 1951, to 8500 ft by 1958, to 11900 ft by 1962; the extension required the construction of an automobile tunnel for South 188th Street, which opened in July 1961. Runway 34L replaced runway 2 around 1970; the April 1957 OAG shows 216 departures a week on United, 80 Northwest, 35 Western, 21 Trans-Canada, 20 Pan Am, 20 Pacific Northern and 10 Alaska. The first jet flights were Pan Am Boeing 707s to Honolulu via Portland in late 1959. In 1966 Scandinavian Airlines began the airport's first non-stop flight to mainland Europe.

The first concourse opened in July 1959. The two-story North Concourse added four gate positions and a new wing 600 feet long and 30 feet wide; the one-story South Concourse opened in 1961. The 800-foot long Concourse B opened in December 1964, it added eight gate positions, bringing the total to 19, a 12,000 square feet area housing international arrivals and the offices of U. S. Customs, Public Health and the Department of Agriculture. Concourse C opened in July 1966. Just four years it was extended to include another 10 gates, bringing the total to 35; the Port embarked on a major expansion plan, designed by The Richardson Associates and lasting from 1967 to 1973, adding a second runway, a parking garage, two satellite terminals and other improvements. In 1973, $28-million new terminal was built around the 1949 structure. On July 1, 1973, the Airport opened two new satellite terminals, along with an underground train system to connect them to the Main Terminal. In the mid-1980s, the Main Terminal was renovated and another 150 feet was added to the north end.

Concourse D was expanded in 1987 with a rotunda. In 1993, Concourses B, C, D were renovated; the project, designed by NBBJ, included the addition of 150,000 square feet and the renovation of 170,000 square feet of space in Concourses B, C, D. On June 15, 2004, the 2,102-foot new Concourse A was unveiled with 14 new gates, a dozen new restaurants, new artwork and the airport's first moving sidewalks. Residents of the surrounding area filed lawsuits against the Port in the early 1970s, complaining of noise, vibration and other problems; the Port and the government of King County adopted the Sea–Tac Communities Plan in 1976 to address problems and guide future development. The Port spent more than $100 million over the next decade to buy homes and school buildings in the vicinity, soundproof others nearby. In the mid-1980s, the airport participated in the airport noise-compatibility program initiated by Congress in 1979. Airport-noise contours were developed, real estate was purchased and some homes were retrofitted to achieve noise mitigation.

In 1978 the U. S. ended airline regulation, U. S. airlines were allowed to determine fares without government approval. Deregulation resulted in new service to Seattle, including from TWA the fourth-largest U. S. airline, as well as Delta and American. After the death of U. S. Senator Henry Martin "Scoop" Jackson in 1983, the Seattle Port Commission voted to change the name of the airport to Henry M. Jackson International Airport. Citizens of Tacoma interpreted the change as an insult to their community—the second time in the airport's history that the port authorities had attempted to remove "Tacoma" from the name; the $100,000 that Tacoma had provided for the airport's con

2007 Pacific-10 Conference Men's Basketball Tournament

The 2007 Pacific Life Pacific-10 Conference Men's Basketball Tournament was played between March 7 and March 10, 2007 at Staples Center in Los Angeles, United States. The champion of the tournament was Oregon, which received the Pac-10's automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament; the Most Outstanding Player was Tajuan Porter of Oregon. All Pacific-10 schools play in the tournament. Teams are seeded by conference record, with a tiebreaker system used to seed teams with identical conference records. Asterisks denote overtime period; this was the first time since 2003. Oregon's 24-point win over USC was the 2nd largest margin of victory for the championship game in this tournament's history.. Cal's appearance in the semifinals was the best performance for a #8 seed, since Arizona St. had made it to the semifinals in 1990. Arch-rivals Washington and Washington St. met for the first time in the tournament. This was the first meeting in five years for any arch-rival pair. Tajuan Porter, Oregon – Tournament MVP Bryce Taylor, Oregon Aaron Brooks, Oregon Gabe Pruitt, USC Taj Gibson, USC Ryan Anderson, California