WINU is a commercial FM radio station licensed to Altamont and serving New York's Capital District. The station airs an alternative rock radio format. WINU has an effective radiated power of 530 watts; the transmitter is in the Helderberg Mountain antenna farm off Pinnacle Road in the Voorheesville section of New Scotland. WINU is one of several signals to have moved into the Albany market in recent years. Prior to its move in March 1999, it was licensed to Johnstown, New York as the sister station to AM 930 WIZR, it first signed on the air on June 26, 1968 as WIZR-FM. At first, it simulcast its AM companion. In 1984, it got its own call sign as WSRD and it switched to an oldies format. In early 1998, longtime WIZR/WSRD owner Joe Caruso obtained a Federal Communications Commission construction permit to move WZMR to the Albany suburb of Altamont; that put it in the Albany-Schenectady-Troy media market making the station more valuable. In October 1998, Caruso sold the stations to Albany Broadcasting for $2.2 million.
Albany Broadcasting closed on the stations in March 1999 and moved WSRD into its studios, The new call letters for the station were WAAP. The transmitter site was on the Channel 23 tower with sister station WAJZ, but was moved to the WYJB tower in November 2000; the format was changed to modern adult contemporary as The Point when it began broadcasting from its new transmitter, on March 10, 1999. The switch to Modern AC was an attempt to capitalize on the then-recent flips of WXLE to rhythmic oldies, WRVE to a more mainstream format, the then-stunting WKLI, it was WKLI which spoiled these plans, as Albany Broadcasting was sued by CBS Radio, then-owners of the Point name, on the behalf of WKLI-owner-in-waiting Tele-Media. In response, the station relaunched as WZMR with a modern rock format; the Point name surfaced on WKLI that May. However, the ratings were not. On October 2, 1999, WHRL switched from smooth jazz to modern rock, Albany Broadcasting took advantage of the format hole. Within two weeks, WZMR flipped to smooth jazz at 6:00 a.m. on October 18, 1999, as "Smooth Jazz 104.9."
The final song played under WZMR's short-lived modern rock format was "You Get What You Give" by The New Radicals the first song played under the format. Though the return of smooth jazz was a success, ratings had declined at the station by early 2003. In June 2003, the format was tweaked to urban adult contemporary. WZFM added R&B and soul music to the smooth jazz playlist, with the branding 104.9 Love FM. However, the new format failed to attract listeners as well as advertising revenue, the station was up for sale in 2004 to prepare WNYQ for a move-in. However, Regent Communications would buy that station after the sale to Pamal fell through, Pamal instead retained WZMR. After playing Christmas music in December 2004, the format was again changed on January 6, 2005, to a simulcast of country music station WFFG-FM in Corinth, New York. After a weekend of stunting, WZMR flipped formats to active rock on February 13, 2006 as 104.9 The Edge, picking up the format abandoned by the former Edge, 103.9 WQBK-FM and 103.5 WQBJ in December 2005.
WZMR saw the most success during this time, with the station's Edgefest concerts, brought in John Mulrooney for its morning show. However, with WQBK-FM and WQBJ reverting to their previous active rock format in 2008, WHRL tweaking from modern rock to active rock one year the future of WZMR's active rock format was cloudy. However, by the end of 2010, only WQBK-FM and WQBJ remained with the active rock format in the Albany market. At 10:49 a.m. on February 26, 2010, the final song under the Edge format, "Cat Scratch Fever" by Ted Nugent, was anticlimactically interrupted, as WZMR returned to a country music format under the 104.9 The Cat branding, taking on a similar playlist and imaging to co-owned WJEN in Vermont. The first song played under the new country format was "Building Bridges" by Dunn. At Noon on October 10, 2013, WZMR began simulcasting on sister station WKLI-FM; the simulcast lasted until December 13, 2013, for 24 hours, WZMR began stunting with sound effects of a man hiking. WZMR launched an adult album alternative format at midnight on December 14, 2013, branded as "104.9 The Peak."
The first song on The Peak was Stairway to Heaven by Led Zeppelin. The "Peak" name is used by co-owned WXPK in the northern suburbs of New York City.104.9 flipped to sports talk at midnight on January 12, 2015. The new call letters were WINU with the word "win" in its moniker, "Win 104.9." The last song on "The Peak" was "Be My Wife" by David Bowie. The station was silent for four minutes until 12 a.m. when it went straight to CBS Sports Radio with the hourly "Sports Flash" update. The station utilized programming from CBS Sports, picking up that affiliation from AM 1240 WPTR; the move gave Albany its fourth sports station joining WPTR, which has shifted to NBC Sports Radio, WOFX and WTMM. From 2015 to 2017, WINU aired New York Mets baseball. After WINU's sports format ended, the station retained Patriots broadcasts for the 2018 season along with co-owned AM 590 WROW. On March 16, 2018, at 5 p.m. WINU returned to an alternative rock format after nineteen years, this time branded as "Alt 104.9."
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Carpilius convexus is a species of crab that lives in the Indo-Pacific, from Hawaii to the Red Sea and South Africa. It was first described by Peter Forsskål in 1775 as "Cancer convexus", has sometimes been treated as a variety of the larger species Carpilius maculatus; the biology of the genus Carpilius is poorly known. A Carpilius convexus coloration is a yellow-brown or red, with patches that are brown, growing up to 25 cm. Despite us knowing their size and habitat, little is known about their biology till this day. Media related to Carpilius convexus at Wikimedia Commons Carpilius convexus, "Crabs of Japan" Photos of Carpilius convexus on Sealife Collection "Carpilius convexus" YouTube: Carpilius convexus, at Night dive
Beach Mix is Koda Kumi's sixth remix album, out August 1, 2012. It is her first album to feature a playbutton - the album contained on an mp3 player in a button, it comes in three editions: CD, CD+DVD and CD+DVD+Playbutton. Beach Mix became her highest charting remix album, coming in at #4 on Oricon and staying on the charts for seven weeks, it features a new song and music video: "Whatchu Waitin' On?". It is her first album released since giving birth to her and Kenji03's son, with the music video being filmed while she was pregnant. Official track list. "Whatchu Waitin' On?" Lyrics: Koda Kumi • Matthew Tishler Music: Daniel J. Plante • Matthew Tishler "KO-SO-KO-SO" "Bling Bling Bling feat. AK-69" "Hey baby!" "V. I. P. Feat. T-PAIN" "Pop Diva" "Be My Baby" "No Tricks" "Heat feat. MEGARYU" "Cutie Honey" "D. D. D. Feat. SOULHEAD" "Come With Me" "Twinkle" "Lick me♥" "Cherry Girl" "Taboo" "Whatchu Waitin' On?" "Whatchu Waitin' On?" "a-nation & Rhythm Nation BEST SELECTION" "Come With Me" "Cutie Honey" "real Emotion" "D.
D. D." "Unmei" "Ningyo-hime" "Cherry Girl" "girls" "Lady Go!" "Moon Crying" "Freaky" "Lick me♥" "Ecstasy" "Lollipop" "Universe" "Be My Baby" "Bling Bling Bling" "Hamasaki Ayumi’s “You & Me” Versus Koda Kumi’s “Whatchu Waitin’ On?” | Asian Junkie". Asianjunkie.com. Archived from the original on 2014-02-22. Retrieved 2014-02-09. "KODA KUMI: BEACH MIX | OtakuDX". Otaku.collectiondx.com. Retrieved 2014-02-09. "koda/discography/beachmix". Archived from the original on 2012-06-18. Retrieved 2014-02-09. "Koda Kumi to release new remix album "Beach Mix" in August | tokyohive.com". Tokyohive.com. Retrieved 2014-02-09. "Koda Kumi Reveals "Beach Mix" Covers and Full Tracklisting". Jpopasia.com. Retrieved 2014-02-09. "Koda Kumi: 54th Single 「恋しくて」 + Premium Night ~Love & Songs~ Tour in Jpopcentral Library Forum". Jpopcentral.yuku.com. Retrieved 2014-02-09. Koda Kumi Official
Kotsubo is a small fishing village in Zushi, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. It is the old Japanese capital of Kamakura, it is on Sagami Bay and just over one hour by train from Tokyo. The little fishing village is backed by steep hills. On top of one is Osaki Park, famous for its cherry blossom viewing in late March or early April, from where one can view the whole surrounding area. Across Sagami Bay can be seen Mount Fuji behind Enoshima Island. Yuigahama Beach runs the whole way from Kotsubo up to the outskirts of Kamakura. On a clear day Shimoda and Odawara are visible; the southern vista looks over the beach of Zushi and the ancient coast running down to Hayama and its Imperial Summer Palace. On the surrounding hills there are many small Shinto shrines and Buddhist temples, some over a thousand years old. Most of the housing is very old but there are two large modern housing developments, one of, called Cosmos Milos, dominates one hill and is designed to look like an old Greek village. On the sea-front there is a large apartment complex with the well-known yachting port of Zushi Marina.
The village has fish markets from where many of the local sushi shops buy their daily supply of tuna and other fresh catches. The area has now become popular as a retirement resort and has an abundance of small specialist hospitals and clinics, many restaurants and exercise facilities. Kotsubo is accessed by bus from either Kamakura or Zushi, it takes about 15 minutes. Taxis from both places take about 10 minutes, except in July and August when sometimes travel can take an hour because beaches are visited by thousands of people every day; the summer months are hot, well into the thirties, but the rest of the year is more temperate
Gorenja Bukova Gora is a remote abandoned settlement in the Municipality of Kočevje in southern Slovenia. The area is part of the traditional region of Lower Carniola and is now included in the Southeast Slovenia Statistical Region, its territory is now part of the village of Bukova Gora. Gorenja Bukova Gora was a Gottschee German village, it was abandoned in the late 19th and early 20th century, when all its inhabitants emigrated to the United States. A cabin for forestry workers was built in the vicinity of the village. Together with Srednja Bukova Gora and Spodnja Bukova Gora, it was merged into the settlement of Bukova Gora in 1955. Gorenja Bukova Gora on Geopedia Pre–World War II list of oeconyms and family names in Gorenja Bukova Gora
Marco Biagi is a Scottish politician, who served as the Minister for Local Government and Community Empowerment and as SNP MSP for Edinburgh Central between 2011 and 2016. Biagi was born in Alexandria, West Dunbartonshire on 31 July 1982 to Mary and Antonio Biagi, a fish-and-chip shop owning Scots-Italian family, he attended secondary school at Hermitage Academy in Helensburgh. He studied International Relations at the University of St Andrews, in 2002 was elected to take a one-year sabbatical from study to serve as Vice-President of the Students' Association. In that year he managed the unsuccessful campaign of Germaine Greer for election to the post of Rector, he graduated with a First in 2005. Biagi began postgraduate study at Wadham College, Oxford University, but subsequently left and returned to Scotland. In 2007 he began working for new MSP Keith Brown and moved to the SNP central staff in 2009. After studying part-time for two years while working, he completed a master's degree at Glasgow University in 2010.
Biagi won the seat of Edinburgh Central in the 2011 Scottish Parliament elections, defeating the Labour incumbent Sarah Boyack by a narrow margin of 237 votes but achieving only the second lowest share of the vote of any successful SNP constituency candidate. He is understood to be the youngest person to have won election to the Scottish Parliament in a constituency seat; when he was sworn in as an MSP he took the oath in his native English and Italian. His maiden speech was in praise of renewable energy on 2 June 2011 followed by staging the first Member's Debate of the parliamentary term on 8 June in support of the campaign for the UK Green Investment Bank to be situated in Edinburgh. Although the campaign was successful, Biagi changed to a more critical stance when it emerged that the majority of staff were nonetheless based in London rather than his constituency. Biagi has been a persistent critic of the Edinburgh tram project, which runs through Edinburgh Central, which he described as "an overpriced downgrade" after suggestions that it would have a longer journey time than the existing airport bus.
He publicly supported the retention of the SNP's policy of non-NATO membership in 2012 against a change proposed by the party's leadership, a stance which the deputy leader of the Scottish Conservatives suggested resulted in him being passed over for promotion as a Minister that autumn. After Jean Urquhart resigned from the SNP over the NATO policy change Biagi replaced her as Deputy Convener of the Scottish Parliament's Equal Opportunities Committee in October 2012. In 2013 Biagi laid amendments to the Post-16 Education Bill to create duties on agencies including the Scottish Funding Council to support widening access to further and higher education, which were passed by Parliament with Scottish Government support. Shortly after he was elected as Honorary President of the Federation of Student Nationalists. Gay since before he was elected, for his contributions in support of the passage of Scotland's same-sex marriage bill Biagi was named on the inaugural Scotland on Sunday Pink List of 50 influential LGBT Scots in 2014.
Biagi joined the Scottish Government as Minister for Local Government and Community Empowerment in November 2014. While in this role, in February 2015, he was appointed as co-chair of the Commission on Local Tax Reform - a cross-party group set up by the Scottish Government, tasked with examining alternatives to the Council Tax. Biagi began a PhD in political science at Yale University in the fall of 2016, studying comparative politics. Previous MSP activity page at The Scottish Parliament