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KK Cedevita Olimpija

Košarkarski klub Cedevita Olimpija referred to as KK Cedevita Olimpija, is a men's professional basketball club based in Ljubljana, Slovenia. The club competes in the EuroCup, as well as in the Slovenian League. KK Cedevita Olimpija is an outcome of a merger of two clubs from neighboring countries, the Slovenian club Petrol Olimpija from Ljubljana and the Croatian team Cedevita from Zagreb, the first such instance of two clubs from different countries merging. Olimpija is the winner of 20 Slovenian Cups, it traces its history back to 1946 and adopted the name Olimpija in 1955. The club was an early power in the Yugoslav League with Ivo Daneu leading Olimpija to six domestic titles between 1957 and 1970. After Slovenia's independence in 1991, Olimpija won ten out of eleven championships between 1992 and 2002. Olimpija won the FIBA Saporta Cup in the 1993–94 season, Arriel McDonald and Marko Milič helped it to the 1997 Euroleague Final Four. Over the years, Olimpija had a streak of 17 straight EuroLeague appearances and it won the inaugural Adriatic League in the 2001–02 season.

Olimpija won the Slovenian League in 2009 and brought home its sixth straight Slovenian Cup in 2013 before going on a four-year trophy drought. During that span, Olimpija made its EuroCup debut in the 2013–14 season, but it wasn't until the 2016–17 season that it got back to its winning ways with the Slovenian League and Cup "double". Olimpija won its most-recent Slovenian League championship in the 2017–18 season. Cedevita is the winner of five Croatian League Championships and seven Croatian Cup tournaments, it was founded in Zagreb in 1991 as KK Botinec. The club reached the first-tier league in 2002, but its ambitions rose when Atlantic Grupa took over in 2005 and the club changed its name to Cedevita; the club reached the 2011 EuroCup Final Four. A year Cedevita won its first title, the Croatian Cup, led by veteran forward Matjaž Smodiš. Cedevita made its EuroLeague debut in the 2012 -- 13 season -- 8 record; that turned out to be a title-less season, but the last such for Cedevita, which celebrated a Croatian "double" in each of the next five years.

In the 2015–16 EuroLeague, Cedevita reached the Top 16. The club won the inaugural Adriatic Supercup in 2018. In 2019, Cedevita won the Croatian Cup for the sixth season in a row. On 4 June 2019, it was announced that Croatian club Cedevita and Slovenian club Petrol Olimpija plan to merge and form Cedevita Olimpija, a new men's professional basketball club based in Ljubljana, Slovenia. KK Cedevita has a plan to compete in the Croatian League in the future as Cedevita Junior. On 13 June, management boards of Cedevita and Olimpija have confirmed the appointment of Davor Užbinec as a general manager and Sani Bečirovič as a sports director. On 25 June, the EuroCup Board confirmed the club's participation in the 2019–20 EuroCup season. Management boards of Cedevita and Olimpija have separately invited their respective members for their Assembly meetings which took place on 8 July in Arena Stožice, where the club was established with Slaven Rimac being confirmed as the first team head coach, as well as Tomaž Berločnik named the president of the club.

Slovenian forward Edo Murić is the first-ever player. Next to players added from Cedevita and Petrol Olimpija rosters, the club signed veterans Mirko Mulalić, Saša Zagorac, Marko Simonović, as well as Martin Krampelj, Mikael Hopkins, Jaka Blažič, Codi Miller-McIntyre, Ryan Boatright. On 11 September 2019, guard Jaka Blažič was named the first team captain. In September 2019, Cedevita Olimpija lost to Partizan in the 2019 ABA Supercup final; the main colors of Cedevita Olimpija are orange. Those two colors are the main colors of the club founders. Green has been used by Olimpija; the crest is the green Ljubljana Dragon, white framed, on the right next to a capital letter'C' in orange color and white frame, which stands for Cedevita. In addition, the whole crest is framed with green color. Cedevita Olimpija play their home games at the Stožice Arena, located in the Bežigrad District and owned by the City of Ljubljana; the arena was built in 2010 in fourteen months, is a part of the Stožice sports complex.

It has a seating capacity of 12,480. Slaven Rimac Jurica Golemac After Olimpija Ljubljana and Cedevita Zagreb merged into Cedevita Olimpija, the newly-formed club obtained the right to the trophies of the two predecessors clubs. NotesOL Won by KK Olimpija Ljubljana CZ Won by KK Cedevita Zagreb President: Tomaž Berločnik First Vice-president: Emil Tedeschi Vice-presidents: Damjan Kralj, Igor Mervič, Andrej Slapar Members of the Management Board: Zoran Stankovič. General manager: Davor Užbinec Technical director: Krešimir Novosel Sporting director: Sani Bečirovič Team manager: Matko Jovanović Head coach: Jurica GolemacSource: Board of Directors Ryan Boatright Marko Simonović Official website Club profile at

Arthur Lamothe

Arthur Lamothe, was a French-Canadian film director and film producer. Born in Saint-Mont, Lamothe immigrated to Canada in 1953 and got a job as a lumberjack in the Abitibi region of northern Quebec. In 1954 he began studying economic science at the Université de Montréal. During his time as a student he became interested in cinema and began writing for several film publications. After graduating in 1958 he was hired as a writer for Radio-Canada. In 1961 he was hired by the NFB and wrote Dimanche d'Amérique, his first screenplay which became the first film of Gilles Carle. In 1962 he directed a short documentary entitled Bûcherons de la Manouane, he directed his first feature length fiction work in 1965 entitled Poussière sur la ville. Lamothe has only made a handful of fiction films during his career but it's his documentaries that he is best known and most respected for. Lamothe most explored in his films social and economic themes, as well as activism for issues in which he passionately supported in regards to Aboriginal people.

In 1980 he was awarded the Prix Albert-Tessier and in 1995 was made a member of the Order of Canada. Gilles Vigneault's "Mon Pays" was written for his 1965 film La neige a fondu sur la Manicouagan. Poussière sur la ville La neige a fondu sur la Manicouagan Équinoxe Ernest Livernois, photographe Le silence des fusils Bûcherons de la Manouane De Montréal à Manicouagan (Short, 1963 La moisson Le train du Labrador Au-delà des murs Ce soir-là, Gilles Vigneault... Actualités québécoises Pour une éducation de qualité Le mépris n'aura qu'un temps Un homme et son boss Révolution industrielle Le train du roi La machine à vapeur Le monde de l'enfance Le technicien en arpentage minier A bon pied, bon oeil Les gars de Lapalme Special Delivery La route du fer Le système de la langue française A propos de méthodes Chronique des indiens du Nord-est du Québec Carcajou et le péril blanc La terre de l'homme Qui? Quoi? Pourquoi? Te promènes tu souvent sur un lapin? Ti-Louis mijote un plan... Voyage sans détour La chasse aux Montagnais C'est dangereux ici Le collet à lièvre Le piège à martre La raquette Montage de la tente Géographie Montagnaise Vous avez droits, les autres aussi Mémoire battante Cultures amérindiennes La conquête de l'amérique L'écho des songes Dix portraits La terre mère Du rêve au libéralisme Mémoire antérieure Les pêcheurs acadiens de l'Île Lamèque Arthur Lamothe on IMDb

2008 South Carolina Senate election

The 2008 South Carolina Senate elections were held on Tuesday, November 4, 2008. The primary elections were held on June 10 and the runoff elections were held two weeks on June 24; the current composition of the state delegation is 19 Democrats. Senators are elected for all in the same year; the district includes parts of Pickens counties. Republican incumbent Thomas C. Alexander is the owner of Alexander's Office Supply. Polly Nicolay is the Constitution Party challenger; the district includes parts of Pickens county. Republican incumbent Larry A. Martin works in textiles for Alice Manufacturing Company. In the Republican primary, Martin won over C J Mac Martin Jr 80.15% to 19.85%. The district includes parts of Anderson county. Freshman Republican incumbent Kevin L. Bryant is a pharmacist; the Democratic nominee is a family practice physician. In the first major controversy, which gained national attention, Bryant posted a controversial cartoon about Barack Obama on his blog on July 18, 2008, Meadors answered in a July 22nd press release.

Bryant removed the cartoon, but screenshots and commentary remain elsewhere. The district includes parts of Abbeville and Greenwood counties. Republican incumbent William H. O'Dell is CEO of O'Dell Corporation. Capt. Leonardo Ortiz is the Democratic nominee, winning against Roger Odachowski 60.59% to 39.41% in the primary.. The district includes parts of Greenville county. Republican incumbent Lewis R. Vaughn is a retired businessman; the district includes parts of Greenville county. Republican incumbent Michael L. Fair works in insurance. In the Republican primary, Fair won over Patrick B Haddon 61.88% to 38.12%. The district includes parts of Greenville county. Democratic incumbent Ralph Anderson is a retired postmaster. In the Democratic primary, Anderson won over Lillian Brock Flemming, Andrew M Jones and Seldon Peden 51.19% to 35.21%, 4.18% and 9.42% respectively. He is being challenged by Republican Roan Garcia-Quintana and Constitution Party candidate John Langville; the district includes parts of Greenville county.

Republican incumbent David L. Thomas is an attorney; the district includes parts of Laurens counties. Republican incumbent Daniel B. Verdin III is the owner of Verdin's Garden Center; the district includes parts of Abbeville and Laurens counties. Democratic incumbent John W. Drummond is President of Drummond Oil Company, Inc. and President Pro Tempore Emeritus of the South Carolina Senate. In the Republican run-off, Dee Compton won over Chip Stockman, 68.89% to 31.11%. The district includes parts of Spartanburg county. Democratic incumbent Glenn G. Reese is a businessman; the district includes parts of Spartanburg county. Republican incumbent John D. Hawkins is an attorney. In the Republican run-off, Lee Bright won over Scott Talley 51.30% to 48.70%. The district includes parts of Greenville and Union counties. Republican incumbent James H. Ritchie, Jr. is an attorney. In the Republican run-off, Shane Martin won over Ritchie 66.15% to 33.85%. The district includes parts of Cherokee, Spartanburg and York counties.

Republican incumbent Harvey S. Peeler, Jr. is a dairyman/businessman. The district includes parts of York county. Republican incumbent Robert W. Hayes, Jr. is an attorney. The district includes parts of York counties. Republican incumbent Chauncey K. Gregory is President of Builders Supply Company; the district includes parts of Chester, Fairfield and York counties. Retiring Democratic incumbent Linda H. Short is a homemaker. In the Democratic run-off, Creighton B Coleman won over Leah Bess Moody 52.40% to 47.60%. In the primary, the results were Coleman and Michael Squirewell; the district includes parts of Saluda and Lexington counties. Republican incumbent Ronnie W. Cromer is a pharmacist; the Democratic nominee is Michael Ray Ellisor, winning over Pete Oliver 52.30% to 47.70% in the primary. The district includes parts of Richland county. Democratic incumbent Kay Patterson is a retired educator. In the Democratic primary recount, John L Scott Jr. won over Vince Ford 50.47% to 49.53%. The district includes parts of Richland counties.

Republican incumbent John E. Courson is Senior V. P. Keenan & Suggs; the district includes parts of Richland county. Republican incumbent Darrell Jackson is a minister. Sunrise Enterprise of Columbia The district includes parts of Richland counties. Democratic incumbent Joel Lourie is a businessman. Republican incumbent John M. Knotts, Jr. is retired from law enforcement. In the Republican run-off, Knotts won over Katrina Shealy 57.52% to 42.48%. The district includes parts of Aiken county. Republican incumbent W. Greg Ryberg is CEO of Inc.. The district includes parts of Edgefield, McCormick and Saluda counties. Freshman Republican incumbent A. Shane Massey is an attorney; the district includes parts of Aiken and Saluda counties. Democratic incumbent Nikki G. Setzler is an attorney; the district includes parts of Chesterfield and Lancaster counties. Democratic incumbent Vincent A. Sheheen is an attorney; the district includes parts of Dillon, Horry and Marlboro counties. Democratic incumbent Dick Elliott is retail.

The district includes parts of Chesterfield, Darlington and Marlboro counties. Democratic incumbent Gerald Malloy is an attorney; the district includes parts of Dillon, Florence and Marlboro counties. Freshman Democratic incumbent Kent M. Williams is a Deputy County Administrator; the district includes parts of Florence counties. Republican incumbent Hugh K. Leatherma

Steve Rodan

Stephen Charles Rodan is a Scottish-born Manx politician who has served as the President of Tynwald since 2016 and is a former Minister of the Isle of Man Government and former MHK for the constituency of Garff. He was first elected to the seat in a by-election in 1995, he has been Isle of Man County Chairman of the Royal British Legion since 2012. Born on 19 April 1954 in Glasgow to Robert W. Rodan and Betty Rodan, he is a qualified pharmacist. Rodan was educated at the High School of Glasgow, the University of Edinburgh, before graduating from Heriot-Watt University, with a BSc in pharmacy. After graduating, in 1978, Rodan began practicing as a pharmacist in Inverness. In 1980, he worked as a pharmacy manager until moving to the Isle of Man. Since 1987 Rodan has resided in Laxey, the most populated village in Garff, where he is the proprietor of a pharmacy. Politically he is liberal, having chaired both the Heriot-Watt University Liberal Club and Scottish Young Liberals, he was a Member of the National Executive of the Scottish Liberal Party.

He stood for the House of Commons in 1979 in the constituency of Moray and Nairn, but was defeated by the Conservative Alexander Pollock. Rodan was first elected as Member of the House of Keys for Garff in 1995, re-elected in 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011. In 2006, Rodan Minister of Health and Social Security, was instrumental in enfranchising 16 and 17 year olds when he moved a successful amendment to Clause 3 of the Registration of Electors Bill, a piece of legislation intended to provide for the rolling registration of electors, resulting in the lowering of the voting age. Rodan stood for Chief Minister of the Isle of Man following the November 2006 elections, but failed to gain the necessary support in round one, he stood for Speaker and defeated David Cannan and Quintin Gill. Rodan was elected as President of Tynwald on 19 June 2016 for a period of five years. Rodan was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire in the 2019 Birthday Honours for services to the Isle of Man. Rodan has been married to Ana since 1977.

President of Tynwald, 2016–present Member of the House of Keys, 1995–2016 Minister of Education, 1999–2004 Minister of Health and Social Security, 2004–2006 Speaker of the House of Keys, 2006–2016 Deputy President of Tynwald, 2007-2016 Member of the Tynwald Standards and Members' Interests Committee, 2006–present Member of the Tynwald Ceremony Arrangements Committee, 2006–present Chairman of the Standing Orders Committee of the Legislative Council, 2016–present Member of the Tynwald Setting Enhancement Sub-Committee, 2006–present Member of the Tynwald Standing Orders Committee, 2006–present Member of the Tynwald Honours Committee, 2006–present Member of the Tynwald Management Committee, 2006–present Trustee of the Manx National Heritage, 2006–2012 Court of Liverpool University, 2007-2014 Tynwald Representative on the British-Irish Parliamentary Assembly, 2007-2016 Chairman of the Estates and Housing Division, 1995-1996 Chairman of the Planning Committee, 1997-1999 Chairman of the Emoluments Committee, 2006-2016 Chairman of the Tynwald Standards and Members' Interests Committee, 2006-2016 Chairman of the Tynwald Management Committee, 2006-2016 Chairman of the House of Keys Management and Members' Standards Committee, 2006-2016 Chairman of the Standing Orders Committee of the House of Keys, 2006-2016 Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain, National Executive, 1978 Scottish Liberal Party, 1975-1977 Bermuda Pipe Band, 1980-1987 Laxey Village Commissioners, 1991-1995 Laxey Traders' Association, Chairman 1990-1993 UN Association, 2002–present Ellan Vannin Pipes and Drums, 2007–present Edinburgh University Liberal Club, Chairman 1974-1976 Heriot-Watt University Liberal Club, Chairman 1976-1977 Scottish Young Liberals, Chairman 1974-1976 Cair Vie Manx Pipe Band and Pipe Major 1992-1995 Laxey and Lonan Heritage Trust, Chairman 1995-2014, Trustee and Director 1998-2014 Laxey Fair Committee, Chairman 2009–present Caledonian Society of Bermuda, President 1983-1985 Royal British Legion and Laxey Branch President 1998–present, Isle of Man County President 2012–present Groudle Glen Railway, President 2015–present Manx Chemists' Association, Treasurer 1989-1995 Great Laxey Mines Railway Ltd and Director 2002-2014 Laxey Working Men's Institute and Director 1998-2005 Voting at 16 in the Isle of Man, The Parliamentarian Magazine, 2007/Issue 2 Self-assessment in the Isle of Man, The Parliamentarian Magazine, 2012/Issue 1

Regina Margherita-class battleship

The Regina Margherita class was a class of two battleships built for the Italian Regia Marina between 1898 and 1905. The class comprised two ships: Regina Margherita and Benedetto Brin; the ships were designed by the latter's namesake, Benedetto Brin, who died before the ships were completed. They could steam at a speed of 20 knots. Both ships saw extensive service with the Italian fleet for the first decade of their careers, they saw action in the Italo-Turkish War of 1911–1912, where they participated in the seizure of Cyrenaica in North Africa and operations in the eastern Mediterranean Sea. They were reduced to training ships by World War I, both ships were lost with heavy death tolls during the conflict. Benedetto Brin exploded in Brindisi in September 1915, Regina Margherita struck a mine and sank in December 1916. After the negative experience with the preceding Ammiraglio di Saint Bon class, which were too weak to engage foreign battleships, too slow to catch cruisers, the Italian navy wanted a new battleship that returned to a larger, more effective size.

In particular, they wanted to be able to challenge the new Habsburg-class battleships being built in neighboring Austria-Hungary. They returned to the 12-inch gun, standard in most other navies of the day, but sacrificed armor protection to achieve high speed; as such, the ships represented a hybrid type that merged the firepower of the slow battleships and the speed of a cruiser. Benedetto Brin wanted to arm the ships with only two of the 12-inch guns and twelve 8 in guns, but after his death, Admiral Ruggero Alfredo Micheli altered the design to double the number of 12-inch guns, at the expense of eight of the medium-caliber pieces; the Regina Margherita-class ships were 130 meters long at 138.65 m long overall. They had a beam of 23.84 m. They displaced 13,215 long tons at normal loading and at full combat load, Regina Margherita displaced 14,093 long tons while Benedetto Brin heavier, displaced 14,737 long tons, their hulls were equipped with a double bottom. The ships had a raised forecastle deck.

They had two masts, both with fighting tops. The ships enlisted men; the ships' propulsion system consisted of two triple expansion engines. Steam for the engines was provided by twenty-eight coal-fired water-tube Niclausse boilers in Regina Margherita. Benedetto Brin meanwhile was equipped with the same number of Belleville boilers; the lead ship's engines were rated at 21,790 indicated horsepower, while Benedetto Brin's were less efficient, at 20,475 ihp. The two ships had a top speed of 20 kn and a range of 10,000 nautical miles at 10 kn; the ships were armed with four 12 in 40-caliber guns placed in two twin gun turrets, one forward and one aft. They were equipped with four 8 in 40-cal. Guns in casemates in the superstructure, twelve 6 in 40-cal. Guns in casemates in the side of the hull. Close-range defense against torpedo boats was provided by a battery of twenty 3 in 40-cal. Guns; the ships carried a pair of 47 mm guns, two 37 mm guns, two 10 mm Maxim guns. The Regina Margherita-class battleships were equipped with four 17.7 in torpedo tubes placed in the hull below the waterline.

The ships of the Regina Margherita class were protected with Harvey steel manufactured in Terni. The main belt was 6 in thick, the deck was 3.1 in thick. The conning tower and the casemate guns were protected by 6 in of armor plating; the main battery guns had stronger armor protection, at 8 in thick. Coal was used extensively in the protection scheme, including a layer intended to protect the ships' internals from underwater damage. Both Regina Margherita and Benedetto Brin served in the active duty squadron for the first few years of their careers, participated in the peacetime routine of fleet training. Regina Margherita served as the fleet flagship before the completion of the new Regina Elena-class battleships. On 29 September 1911, Italy declared war on the Ottoman Empire; the two ships saw action during the war in the 3rd Division in the 2nd Squadron. Benedetto Brin took part in the attack on Tripoli in October 1911, both were involved in the campaign to seize Rhodes in the eastern Mediterranean Sea.

Italy remained neutral during World War I, but by 1915, had been convinced by the Triple Entente to enter the war against Germany and Austria-Hungary. Both the Italians and Austro-Hungarians adopted a cautious fleet policy in the confined waters of the Adriatic Sea, so the two Regina Margherita-class battleships did not see action. Benedetto Brin served as a training ship based in Brindisi until she was destroyed in an internal explosion in the harbor on 27 September 1915 with heavy loss of life. Regina Margherita serving as a training ship, served for somewhat longer, until she struck a mine laid by the German submarine SM UC-14 on the night of 11–12 December 1916; some 675 men were killed in the sinking. Beehler, William Henry; the History of the Italian-Turkish War: September 29, 1911, to October 18, 1912. Annapolis, MD: United States Naval Institute. OCLC 1408563. Brassey, Thomas A. ed.. Brassey's Naval Annual. Ports