Troller Veículos Especiais S/A is a Brazilian off-road vehicles manufacturer. Founded in 1995 in Horizonte, Ceará, it became a subsidiary of Ford in 2007. Troller's flagship vehicle is the Troller T4 SUV, which has featured in several rally races around the world, including the Dakar Rally; the name Troller is a non-official Portuguese adaptation of the Scandinavian word troll. The Troller company started by Rogério Farias. In April 1996, the first prototype was built. In 1997, Troller was bought by the entrepreneur Mário Araripe, who formed a partnership with Rogério Farias, the first gasoline-powered T4s were built; the mass-production of the vehicles started in 1999. In 2005, a manufacturing plant opened in Angola to build the T4 for the African market. Ford do. On 14 December 2009, a Troller made the news when it cleared São Paulo's flooded city streets during a live broadcast. In 2014, the Troller T4 received a redesign. Troller T4 3.2 Turbodiesel Troller Pantanal TAC Stark - another Brazilian four-wheel drive vehicle.
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Mark Allen Hunt is an American politician and a Democratic member of the West Virginia House of Delegates representing District 36 since January 12, 2013. Hunt served consecutively from January 2009 until January 2013, non-consecutively from January 1995 until January 2001 and from January 2005 until January 2007 in District 30 and District 31 seats. Hunt was a candidate for West Virginia Senate in 2000 and a candidate for the United States House of Representatives for West Virginia's 2nd congressional district in 2006. Hunt earned his BA from the University of Charleston, his MA from Marshall University, his JD from the David A. Clarke School of Law at the University of the District of Columbia. 2012 Redistricted to District 36 with fellow District 30 incumbent Representatives Nancy Guthrie and Danny Wells, Hunt placed second in the seven-way May 8, 2012 Democratic Primary with 2,834 votes, placed first in the six-way three-position November 6, 2012 General election with 9,325 votes ahead of Representatives Wells and Guthrie and Republican nominees Robin Holstein, Stevie Thaxton, Steve Sweeney.
1994 Hunt was elected in the District 31 Democratic Primary and the November 8, 1994 General election, re-elected in the November 5, 1996 General election. 1998 Hunt was challenged in the three-way 1998 Democratic Primary, but won, won the November 3, 1998 General election against Libertarian candidate John Sturgeon. 2000 To challenge Senate District 8 incumbent Republican Senator Vic Sprouse, Hunt ran in the 2000 Democratic Primary and won, but lost the November 7, 2000 General election to Senator Sprouse, who held the seat from 1997 until 2009. 2004 April 30 his third son Jackie Lee Hunt was born. When District 30 Representative Foster ran for West Virginia Senate and left a district seat open, Hunt placed in the fourteen-way 2004 Democratic Primary and was elected in the fourteen-way seven-position November 2, 2004 General election which re-elected incumbents Jon Amores, Bonnie Brown, Bobbie Hatfield, nominees Corey Palumbo, Sharon Spencer, Danny Wells, unseated Representative Calvert. 2006 To challenge West Virginia's 2nd Congressional District incumbent Republican United States Representative Shelley Moore Capito, Hunt ran in the 2006 Democratic Primary but lost to Mike Callaghan.
2008 When Representative Palumbo ran for West Virginia Senate and Representative Amores retired, leaving two district seats open, Hunt placed fifth in the seventeen-way May 13, 2008 Democratic Primary with 10,512 votes, placed fifth in the fifteen-way seven-position November 4, 2008 General election with 21,635 votes behind Democratic nominee Doug Skaff and incumbent Representatives Wells and Hatfield, ahead of incumbents Spencer and Guthrie, all seven Republican nominees and Mountain Party candidate John Welbourn. 2010 Hunt placed sixth in the thirteen-way May 11, 2010 Democratic Primary with 5,158 votes, placed sixth in the fourteen-way seven-position November 2, 2010 General election with 17,197 votes behind incumbent Representative Skaff, Republican nominee Eric Nelson, incumbents Wells and Brown, ahead of and incumbent Guthrie, unseated Representative Spencer and the remaining Republican nominees. In 2001, the FDA discovered that the equipment in Raelian-founded Clonaid's human cloning lab in Nitro, West Virginia had been bought by Hunt, who wanted to clone his deceased 10-month-old son, Andrew.
Hunt had spent $500,000 on efforts to clone his son. He enlisted Brigitte Boisselier, a French chemist and Raëlian religious leader, to run a secret cloning research lab in Nitro. Following an investigation, Hunt made an agreement with the FDA-OCI to not clone his son within the United States. Official page at the West Virginia Legislature Campaign site Profile at Vote Smart Mark Hunt at Ballotpedia Mark Hunt at the National Institute on Money in State Politics
The European Bronze Age is characterized by bronze artifacts and the use of bronze implements. The regional Bronze Age succeeds the Neolithic, it starts with the Aegean Bronze Age in 3200 BC, spans the entire 2nd millennium BC in Northern Europe, lasting until c. 600 BC. A study in the journal Antiquity from 2013 reported the discovery of a tin bronze foil from the Pločnik dated to c. 4650 BC as well as 14 other artefacts from Serbia and Bulgaria dated to before 4000 BC showed that early tin bronze was more common than thought, developed independently in Europe 1500 years before the first tin bronze alloys in the Near East. The production of complex tin bronzes lasted for c. 500 years in the Balkans. The authors reported that evidence for the production of such complex bronzes disappears at the end of the 5th millennium coinciding with the "collapse of large cultural complexes in north-eastern Bulgaria and Thracein the late fifth millennium BC". Tin bronzes using cassiterite tin would be reintroduced to the area again some 1500 years later.
The Aegean Bronze Age begins around 3200 BC when civilizations first established a far-ranging trade network. This network imported tin and charcoal to Cyprus, where copper was mined and alloyed with the tin to produce bronze. Bronze objects were exported far and wide and supported the trade. Isotopic analysis of the tin in some Mediterranean bronze objects indicates it came from as far away as Great Britain. Knowledge of navigation was well developed at this time and reached a peak of skill not exceeded until a method was discovered to determine longitude around AD 1750, with the notable exception of the Polynesian sailors; the eruption of Thera, which according to archaeological data occurred 1500 BC, resulted in the decline of the Minoan. This turn of events gave the opportunity to the Mycenaeans to spread their influence throughout the Aegean. Around c. 1450 BC, they were in control of Crete itself and colonized several other Aegean islands, reaching as far as Rhodes. Thus the Mycenaeans became the dominant power of the region, marking the beginning of the Mycenaean'Koine' era, a uniform culture that spread in mainland Greece and the Aegean.
The Mycenaean Greeks introduced several innovations in the fields of engineering and military infrastructure, while trade over vast areas of the Mediterranean was essential for the Mycenaean economy. Their syllabic script, the Linear B, offers the first written records of the Greek language and their religion included several deities that can be found in the Olympic Pantheon. Mycenaean Greece was dominated by a warrior elite society and consisted of a network of palace states that developed rigid hierarchical, political and economic systems. At the head of this societies was the king, known as wanax; the Italian Bronze Age is conditionally divided into four periods: The Early Bronze Age, the Middle Bronze Age, the Recent Bronze Age, the Final Bronze Age. During the second millennium BC, the Nuragic civilization flourished in the island of Sardinia, it was a rather homogeneous culture, more than 7000 imposing stone tower-buildings known as Nuraghe were built by this culture all over the island, along with other types of monuments such as the megaron temples, the monumental Giants' graves and the holy well temples.
Sanctuaries and larger settlements were built starting from the late second millennium BC to host these religious structures along with other structures such ritual pools and tanks, large stone roundhouses with circular benches used for the meeting of the leaders of the chiefdoms and large public areas. Bronze tools and weapons were widespread and their quality increased thanks to the contacts between the Nuragic people and Eastern Mediterranean peoples such as the Cypriots, the lost waxing technique was introduced to create several hundred bronze statuettes and other tools; the Nuragic civilization survived throughout the early iron age when the sanctuaries were still in use, stone statues were crafted and some Nuraghi were reused as temples. The Maykop culture was the major early Bronze Age culture in the North Caucasus; some scholars date arsenical bronze artifacts in the region as far back as the mid-4th millennium BC. The Yamnaya culture was a late copper age/early Bronze Age culture dating to the 36th–23rd centuries BC.
The culture was predominantly nomadic, with some agriculture practiced near rivers and a few hill-forts. The Catacomb culture, covering several related archaeological cultures, was first to introduce corded pottery decorations into the steppes and showed a profuse use of the polished battle ax, providing a link to the West. Parallels with the Afanasevo culture, including provoked cranial deformations, provide a link to the East, it was succeeded by the western Corded Ware culture. The Catacomb culture in the Pontic steppe was succeeded by the Srubna culture from c. the 17th century BC. Important sites include: Biskupin Nebra Zug-Sumpf, Switzerland Vráble, SlovakiaIn Central Europe, the early Bronze Age Unetice culture includes numerous smaller groups like the Straubingen and Hatvan cultures; some rich burials, such as the one located at Leubingen with grave gifts crafted from gold, point to an increase of social stratification present in the Unetice culture. All in all, cemeteries of this period are rare and of small size.
The Unetice culture is followed by the middle Bronze Age Tumulus cul
Sara Margareta Larsson is a Swedish former football defender who played for KIF Örebro DFF of the Damallsvenskan league. She won 112 caps as a member of the Sweden women's national football team, she played for Malmö FF Dam. In November, 2008 her Woman's Professional Soccer playing rights were obtained by St. Louis who named her as a post-draft discovery player, she played fifteen games for the team in its inaugural season returned to Linköpings for the WPS off-season, during which she was drafted by the Philadelphia Independence in WPS's first expansion draft. After the 2010 season Larsson returned to Sweden, with KIF Örebro DFF, she signed for Elitettan club LB07 ahead of the 2014 season, but retired in April 2014 due to pregnancy. Larsson earned over 100 caps for the Sweden women's national football team, she won the rookie of the year in 2000, after making her national team debut in September 2000 in a 2–1 win over rivals Norway. Sara Larsson featured for Sweden in two World Cups: USA 2003 and Germany 2011.
She was on the roster for the 2007 World Cup, but did not appear in any of Sweden's matches. Larsson played in three Olympic Games: Sydney 2000, Athens 2004, Beijing 2008. Sara Larsson appeared at three European Championship tournaments: Germany 2001, England 2005, Finland 2009. Match reports Sara Larsson – FIFA competition record Sweden player profile Linköpings FC player profile Atlanta Beat player profile
Glee is an American musical comedy-drama television series that aired on Fox. It was created by Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk, Ian Brennan; the pilot episode of the show was broadcast on May 19, 2009, the rest of the season began on September 9, 2009. Fox ordered thirteen episodes of Glee, picking the show up for a full season on September 21, 2009, ordering nine more episodes; the remainder of the first season aired for nine consecutive weeks starting on April 13, 2010 and ending on June 8, 2010, when the season finale was broadcast. The series completed its sixth and final season on March 20, 2015; the series focuses on a high school show choir known as a glee club, in the fictional William McKinley High School in Lima, Ohio. Will Schuester takes over the glee club after the former teacher is fired for inappropriate contact with a male student. With a rag-tag group of misfit teenagers, Will attempts to restore the glee club to its former glory while tending to his developing feelings for his co-worker Emma, as well as defending the glee club's existence from the conniving cheerleading coach Sue Sylvester.
A major focus of the series is the students in the glee club: their relationships as couples, their love of singing and desire for popularity coming into conflict due to their membership in the low-status club, the many vicissitudes of life in high school and as a teenager. The series premiered on May 19, 2009 and ended on March 20, 2015. During the course of the series, 121 episodes of Glee aired over six seasons. "The Sue Sylvester Shuffle", broadcast after Super Bowl XLV on February 6, 2011, was watched by 26.8 million viewers in the U. S. as the highest-rated scripted TV broadcast in 3 years. Glee albums discography Glee songs discography List of songs in Glee Glee – list of episodes on IMDb
Millicent Olivia Rawlins was a British Scouting and Guiding advocate. She was secretary to Girl Scouts' first World Camp. Burges was the first daughter of Millicent Pettingal Burges, she was raised at the family's home in South Gloucestershire, called The Ridge. She had one sister. Burges married Major Stuart Blundell Rawlins in 1925, they had two sons and Philip. At age 37, Burges died giving birth to her third child, a daughter, who died; the Burges family were friends of Robert Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell, who founded Scouting in 1907 and Guiding in 1910, his wife, Lady Baden-Powell. In April 1914, Burges founded a Scout troop at Chipping Sodbury. Assisted by her sister, meetings were held at The Ridge. During World War I, the boys became messengers for a regiment quartered in Chipping Sodbury. Records from 1917, describe the Scout troop involved in the'Air-Craft Defence Scheme'. A list of names and addresses was held at Chipping Sodbury Police Station of all Scouts who owned a bicycle and were able and willing to undertake delivering messages in an emergency.
Burges became involved in Guiding around 1916. For several years, she sat on the Guides' executive committee as head of Awards. Olave Baden-Powell and Burges formulated the idea for the first World Camp in September 1923, during the latters stay at the Baden-Powells' home, Pax Hill. Burges agreed to be secretary for the camp; the camp was held from 16–24 July 1924 at Foxlease. At this time, Burges was Deputy Chief Commissioner for the West of England. After her marriage, Burges' involvement in Guiding decreased, but she remained interested in the movement. Alice Behrens Rose Kerr Scouting in Avon Ridge Wood