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TBN Salsa

TBN Salsa is an American Christian-based digital broadcast television network, owned by the Trinity Broadcasting Network. The network offers a mix of religious and family-oriented programming aimed at Hispanic Americans or fluent in the English language; the network is available as a 24-hour-a-day service distributed on cable and satellite providers in select markets. It is the only U. S.-based TBN network, not available for livestreaming on TBN's website and mobile app. On April 24, 2015, the Trinity Broadcasting Network announced that it would launch TBN Salsa, described as a "faith-and-family network" geared toward second- and third-generation Hispanics that do not speak Spanish, as well as non-Hispanic viewers interested in the Latin American culture and faith community; the network was co-founded by TBN president Matthew Crouch and Laurie Crouch, with Samuel Rodriguez serving as a key advisor in the network's development. The network debuted on the 38 stations owned directly by the Trinity Broadcasting Network and through its subsidiary Community Educational Television.

Due to technical limitations with its stations' existing digital compression equipment, TBN opted to launch TBN Salsa on the subchannel occupied by Smile of a Child TV, collapsing that network into a single subchannel with sister network JUCE TV under a timeshare arrangement, with a reduced schedule of Smile programming airing daily from 6:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time on the third subchannel occupied by JUCE. TBN Salsa formally launched at 7:08 p.m. Eastern Time on June 1, 2015, with a 60-second promo reel previewing the network; this was followed by the network's inaugural program: a special live broadcast of TBN flagship program Praise the Lord from the network's Dream Center studio in Los Angeles' Echo Park neighborhood, with additional location segments conducted from Miami and New York City. On May 1, 2019, TBN removed Salsa from the DT5 feed of its O&O broadcast stations, replacing it with a placeholder standard definition feed of the main TBN signal replacing it with JUCE TV. TBN Salsa carries a broad mix of ministry, Christian teaching and contemporary worship programs featuring Hispanic pastors and Christian leaders from the United States and Latin America.

The network broadcasts Praise the Lord: Salsa Style, a dedicated edition of TBN's flagship program Praise the Lord that airs each weeknight. Official website

RoboCup Simulation League

The RoboCup Simulation League is one of five soccer leagues within the RoboCup initiative. It is characterised by independently moving software players that play soccer on a virtual field inside a computer simulation, it is divided into four subleagues: 2D Soccer Simulation 3D Soccer Simulation 3D Development Mixed Reality Soccer Simulation The 2D simulation sub-league had its first release in early 1995 with version 0.1. It has been maintained since with updates every few months; the ball and all players are represented as circles on the plane of the field. Their position is restricted to the two dimensions of the plane. SimSpark, the platform on top of which the 3D simulation sub-league is built, was registered with SourceForge in 2004; the platform itself is now well established with ongoing development. The ball and all players are represented as articulated rigid bodies within a system that enforces the simulation of physical properties such as mass and friction; as of 2010, a direct comparison of the gameplay of the 2D and 3D leagues shows a marked difference.

2D league teams are exhibiting advanced strategies and teamwork, whereas 3D teams appear to struggle with the basics of stability and ambulation. This is due to the difference in age of the two leagues, to the difference in complexity involved in building agents for the two leagues. Replaying log files of finals over the recent years shows. In the 2D system, movement around the plane is achieved via commands from the agents such as move, dash and kick; the 3D system has fewer command choices for agents to send, but the mechanics of motion about the field are much more involved as the positions of 22 hinges throughout the articulated body must be controlled

Parameswara Art Productions

Parameswara Art Productions is an Indian film production company established by Bandla Ganesh in 2009. It is one of the biggest film production houses in South India and is one of the major production houses in the Telugu film industry. Anjaneyulu was the first movie made under this banner, it was directed by Parasuram. It was released on 12 August 2009, its pre-release revenue fecthed an additional ₹15 crore. Parameswara Arts next flick Gabbar singh turned to be an all-time industry hit by collecting ₹170 crore in 100 Days worldwide including all its versions, its pre-release revenues fecthed an additional ₹40 crore. He made NTR starrer Baadshah termed as the highest budget movie in Telugu cinema with a budget of ₹55 crore The film turned out to be Super hit By collecting a producers share of ₹60 crore in 100 Days. and a gross of ₹115 crore in 100 Days. Baadshah's pre-release revenue fetched an additional ₹50 crore, he made Allu Arjun starrer iddaramyilatho. The film was a commercial hit collecting over ₹ 80 crore Gross.

Bandla ganesh produced Ram Charan’s new flick, released in 2014. Bandla Ganesh on Twitter Parameswara Art Productions on IMDb

2011 Pac-12 Football Championship Game

The 2011 Pac-12 Football Championship Game was played on Friday, December 2, 2011 at Autzen Stadium in Eugene, Oregon to determine the 2011 football champion of the Pac-12 Conference. The game featured the UCLA Bruins of the South Division against the Oregon Ducks of the North Division, it was the first football conference championship for the Pac-12 Conference, or any of its predecessors. The game took place at Oregon's Autzen Stadium, as the Ducks' conference record of 8–1 was better than UCLA's record of 5–4; the Ducks defeated the Bruins 49-31, would earn a berth in the 2012 Rose Bowl. At the Rose Bowl Game, the Ducks defeated the Wisconsin Badgers 45–38 for the Rose Bowl Championship trophy. UCLA was named South Division Champions and earned a berth in the game though it only had the second best record in the South Division. Both Oregon and Stanford finished with identical 8-1 conference records in the North Division; the three-hour-27-minute game started at 5:20 p.m. PST/6:20 p.m. MST and televised by Fox Sports.

Oregon running back LaMichael James was the game MVP. On November 28, 2011, UCLA Coach Rick Neuheisel was fired, but he was allowed to coach in the Championship game. UCLA received the ball to start the game, but running back Johnathan Franklin fumbled on the game's second play to allow Oregon to score first on a 30-yard by LaMichael James. UCLA forced a fumble on a reception by Oregon running back De'Anthony Thomas, but were unable to capitalize on it. However, quarterback Darron Thomas threw an interception, returned by linebacker Patrick Larimore for a 35-yard score; the Ducks came right back to score on a 10-yard run by Darron Thomas and took advantage of Franklin's second fumble late in the quarter to score on a 7-yard reception by tight end Colt Lyerla. The Bruins opened the second quarter with a 37-yard strike from Kevin Prince to receiver Nelson Rosario for their second touchdown of the game; the Ducks however added to their lead with a 3-yard touchdown run by James and a 25-yard reception by receiver Daryle Hawkins, set up by a fumble UCLA running back Derrick Coleman.

With 11 seconds left in the half UCLA was able to drive downfield and make a 44-yard field goal to trail Oregon 35-17. The first points of the second half were scored by Prince with a 1-yard run. However, the Ducks continued to pull away, scoring on a 5-yard run by James and a 22-yard touchdown reception by tight end David Paulson on back to back possessions. Prince was knocked out of the game during the second series of the quarter and was replaced by Richard Brehaut; however Brehaut threw an interception for the Bruins' fourth turnover of the game. Prince returned to lead the Bruins on the longest scoring drive of the game, which culminated in a 19-yard touchdown reception to Rosario for the game's final score. Oregon set several marks during the game: Running back LaMichael James became the first player in conference history to rush for 1,500 or more yards three times in a career, he tied LenDale White with second-most career rushing touchdowns in conference history at 52. Quarterback Darron Thomas set a school record for career touchdown passes with 63.

He became the first player in program history to throw for 30 touchdowns in two seasons. The game marked the 82nd consecutive sellout for an Oregon football game at Autzen Stadium, going back to 1999. List of Pac-12 Conference football champions

River Torne

The River Torne is a river in the north of England, which flows through the counties of South Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire. It rises at the Upper Lake at Sandbeck Hall, in Maltby in South Yorkshire, empties into the River Trent at Keadby pumping station. Much of the channel is engineered, as it plays a significant role in the drainage of Hatfield Chase, which it crosses; the first major change occurred around 1628, when the drainage engineer Cornelius Vermuyden cut a new channel for the river across the Isle of Axholme, built a sluice at Althorpe where it entered the River Trent. Nearly 90 years of civil unrest followed, before the issues of flooding were resolved. Drainage of the land bordering the river was carried out in the 1770s. A new sluice was built at Keadby, lower downstream on the Trent in the 1780s, but the Torne was not re-routed to it until much later; the sluice at Keadby became a pumping station in 1940, the option to pump water into the Trent at all states of the tide led to the abandonment of the Althorpe outfall, the routing of the Torne to Keadby.

There are a number of pumping stations along the course of the river. Tickhill pumping station was built in the 1970s, to handle water from the Middle Drain, which crosses an area affected by mining subsidence, it was managed on behalf of the Coal Board by Tickhill Internal Drainage Board, not part of Doncaster East IDB. There are Environment Agency pumping stations at Tunnel Pits. Before 1628, much of the area through which the River Torne now passes was waterlogged, the river system was quite different; the River Don flowed across Hatfield Chase from Stainforth to Adlingfleet. The River Idle flowed northwards from the point called Idle Stop, joined the Don near to Sandtoft, while the Torne formed two channels to the west of Wroot, both of which joined the Idle. In 1626, Cornelius Vermuyden was given the task of draining Hatfield Chase, he radically altered the rivers; the Don was routed northwards from Stainforth, to join the River Aire near Turnbridge, while the Idle was dammed at Idle Stop, routed eastwards to join the Trent at West Stockwith.

This left the Torne with no outfall, a new channel was constructed for it, embanked on both sides. It ran in a north-easterly direction from Wroot for 6 miles, crossing the Isle of Axholme, turned to the east for 3 miles, where it entered the Trent at a sluice near Althorpe. At the same time, a drain was constructed which ran northwards from Idle Stop in a straight line for 8 miles to Dirtness, it passed under the new channel of the Torne at Tunnel Pits. At Dirtness it was joined by another new drain, some 3 miles long, flowing in from the west, the combined flow was carried to the east for a further 5 miles, to enter the Trent at another sluice at Althorpe; the Torne sluice was 11 feet wide, the sluice on the drain was 14 feet wide. The new route of the Torne was not successful, it crossed fertile parture land to the north-west of the Isle of Axholme, but the banks were not sufficiently large to hold the maximum volume of water which the river could deliver, the agricultural land was subject to flooding.

There was dissatisfaction among the inhabitants of the Hatfield Chase area with the effects of the drainage scheme, which resulted in riots and damage to the work. A series of lawsuits followed, the situation was not resolved until 1719. In the 1760s, there were plans to drain Potteric Carr, an area of wetland to the south of Doncaster covering 4,250 acres; the engineers John Smeaton and James Brindley were responsible for the plans, but Thomas Tofield, a botanist and civil engineer who lived nearby at Balby, directed the project when work began in 1765 or 1766. The first stages involved a new channel for the Torne, the construction of the Mother Drain, the main drainage channel for the area, together with two branch drains; these were completed by 1768. Doncaster Corporation divided up the Carr and enclosed it, when this was completed in 1771, Trustees took over the management of the scheme. Further work was done between 1772 and 1777, again with Tofield directing, Mathias Scott acting as resident engineer and surveyor.

By the time the scheme was completed, 4.6 miles of the river channel had been rerouted, the Mother Drain had been extended to 4.5 miles, 3 miles of catchwater drains had been built. The fall on the Mother Drain was low, but Smeaton had designed it with a channel, the bottom of, below the level of the outfall. In a separate dispute over the design of drains for Deeping Fen, he explained how he had used the extra depth at Potteric Carr, since the flow increases depending on the ratio of the cross-sectional area to the wetted perimeter, when the gradient of the channel is less than 4 inches per mile; the sluice which connected the Mother Drain to the Torne was designed by Scott in 1772. Scott resigned his post in April 1774, to move to Thorne and to work for the Trustees of Hatfield Chase. One of his first suggestions was to divert the Torne out of the Chase altogether, by making a new cut for it to the River Don at Thorne. Thomas Yeoman proposed an alternative scheme, which involved routing the drains away from Althorpe to a new outfall some 4 miles downstream on the Trent.

Scott produced a report on both schemes in October 1775, but the cost of acquiring the land outside of the Chase was a major disadvantage. A year Smeaton produced a detailed report on the Torne, work began, but some alterations were made as the scheme progressed. Scott suggested that the northern drain should be re-routed to Keadby, steered the bill through Parliament; the Act

Windermere, Edmonton (area)

Windermere is a residential area in the southwest portion of the City of Edmonton in Alberta, Canada. It was established in 2004 through Edmonton City Council's adoption of the Windermere Area Structure Plan, which guides the overall development of the area; the area is represented by the Greater Windermere Community League. The Windermere Area Structure Plan planned for six separate neighbourhoods. Today, the Windermere area includes the following: Ambleside. In addition to the Windermere Area Structure Plan, the following plans were adopted to further guide development of certain portions of the Windermere area: the Ambleside Neighbourhood Structure Plan in 2005, which applies to the Ambleside neighbourhood. Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues