WLFI-TV, virtual channel 18, is a CBS-affiliated television station licensed to Lafayette, United States. The station is owned by Allen Media Broadcasting, a subsidiary of Los Angeles-based Entertainment Studios. WLFI-TV's studios are located on Yeager Road in West Lafayette, its transmitter is located on County Road 700 in rural northwestern Clinton County. On cable, WLFI-TV is available on Comcast Xfinity channel 8 and Metronet channel 18 in standard definition and on Xfinity digital channel 1018 and Metronet channel 818 in high definition; the station first signed on the air at 6:00 p.m. on June 15, 1953 as WFAM-TV, broadcasting on UHF channel 59. It was founded by O. E. Richardson, owner of radio station WASK; the station operated as a primary CBS and DuMont affiliate. During the late 1950s, the station was briefly affiliated with the NTA Film Network. WFAM-TV's transmitter had broadcast at low power, making it unreceivable in parts of west-central Indiana outside of the immediate Lafayette area.
Out of its original 20-person staff, only one person had any experience in television. In 1957, the station was sold to WASK to assistant general manager Henry Rosenthal, who filed with the Federal Communications Commission to move WFAM-TV to channel 18, but the station instead went dark in May 1959. Rosenthal sold the station to Sarkes Tarzian, a radio manufacturer based in Bloomington, which owned primary NBC/secondary ABC and DuMont affiliate WTTV in Indianapolis and ABC affiliate WPTA in Fort Wayne, it was Tarzian who finished the relocation to channel 18, returning WFAM-TV to the air on that channel on November 15 of that year. The station changed its call letters to WLFI-TV in 1967. In 1979, the station was purchased by Block Communications. In 2000, LIN TV Corporation acquired WLFI from Block in exchange for a 67% ownership interest in ABC affiliate WAND in Decatur, Illinois. WLFI's broadcasts became digital-only, effective June 12, 2009. On March 21, 2014, Media General announced that it would merge with LIN Media in a $1.6 billion deal.
The merger was completed on December 19. Nexstar Broadcasting Group announced on January 27, 2016 that it would merge with Media General in a $4.6 billion acquisition. WLFI was the Lafayette area's only commercial network television broadcaster from its 1953 start until the 2016 launch of WPBI-LD, a Fox and NBC affiliate. Cable providers have long supplemented the area with stations from Indianapolis. Comcast Xfinity dropped the Indianapolis stations from its lineup on March 7, 2018, but resumed carriage of NBC affiliate WTHR and ABC affiliate WRTV two days later; the station's digital signal is multiplexed: WLFI carried TheCoolTV on digital subchannel 18.2 from 2011 to 2013, when LIN Media terminated its affiliation agreement with the music video network. The live feed of "Storm Team 18 Live Doppler Radar" moved from digital subchannel 18.3 to 18.2 in the fall of 2013. Sony Pictures Television's GetTV network, which features classic movies, replaced the weather radar channel on WLFI-DT2 in early 2015.
In Fall 2015, WLFI-DT3 was launched to serve as an Ion Television affiliate. The CW Plus began to be broadcast over WLFI-DT2 in 720p HD in August 2017, moving GetTV to a new DT4 subchannel and leading to the CBS feed on their main channel being downscaled into 720p for the time being. WLFI-DT2 is being identified on-air as "Lafayette's CW18". WLFI-TV carries the entire CBS network schedule. Syndicated programs broadcast by WLFI-TV include Dr. Phil, Jeopardy!, Wheel of Fortune and The Ellen DeGeneres Show. WLFI-TV presently broadcasts 22½ hours of locally produced newscasts each week. After cable systems began piping in Indianapolis stations in the 1970s, the station's newscasts have performed well in the ratings. In September 2012, WLFI became the third television station in Central Indiana to begin broadcasting its local newscasts in high definition.
Moorreesburg is a rural town situated about 90 kilometres north of Cape Town, in the Western Cape province of South Africa. It was laid out in 1879 on the farm Hooikraal, was administered by a village management board from 1882 and attained municipal status in 1909. Today it falls within the Swartland Local Municipality, part of the West Coast District Municipality. Moorreesburg was named after J. C. le Febre Moorrees, minister of the Swartland congregation of the Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk from 1833 to 1881. According to the 2011 census, Moorreesburg has a population of 12,877 people in 3,698 households. 70% of the population identified themselves as "Coloured", while 23% identified as "White" and 7% as "Black". 92 % spoke Afrikaans as their first language, while 3 % spoke 2 % spoke English. Mooreesburg lies just off the N7 national road, at a driving distance of 100 kilometres from Cape Town; the R311 regional road passes through the town, as does the West Coast branch line railway. It has two public primary schools, one public high school, a library, a police station, a magistrate's court, a health clinic
Police is Charlie Chaplin's 14th film with Essanay Studios and was released in 1916. It was made at the Majestic Studio in Los Angeles. Charlie plays an ex-convict who finds life on the outside not to his liking and leads him to breaking into a home with another thief. Edna Purviance plays the girl living in the home. Charlie is released from prison and is swindled by a fake parson; the parson advises Charlie to go straight, but the phony man of the cloth pockets the money Charlie has been given upon being discharged. Broke, Charlie encounters a fellow ex-convict, he convinces Charlie to help him burglarize a house. When they have trouble breaking into the house they have chosen, Charlie opens the front door. Edna lives in the house, being robbed and has called the police. However, Edna is so taken with Charlie's manners that by the time the police arrive to investigate the crime, she lies to them, stating that Charlie is her husband; the police believe her. She gives Charlie a dollar and sends him on his way.
However, Charlie soon encounters another policeman. Another chase begins. Charles Chaplin as Charlie, Convict 999 Edna Purviance as Daughter of the House Wesley Ruggles as Jailbird and Thief James T. Kelley as Drunk with Pockets Picked/Second Flophouse Customer Leo White as Fruitseller/Flop House Manager/Policeman John Rand as Policeman Fred Goodwins as Honest Preacher/Policeman with Monocle Billy Armstrong as Crooked Preacher/Second Cop Snub Pollard as Cop Bud Jamison as Third Flophouse Customer Paddy McGuire as Fifth Flophouse Customer George Cleethorpe as Policeman at Station with Mustache Reviewer Oscar Cooper wrote in Motion Picture News, "Those who believe that Chaplin's abilities are limited to the mallet, the kick and the spinal curvature walk, should see this picture, they will be disillusioned. They will see a touch of heart interest just at the end of the subject, they will see that Charlie's stock pantomime includes pathos as well as fooling, but of course, the picture is clever horseplay, beginning with Charlie's exit from prison, ending with his flight from a policeman."
The short film Police is available for free download at the Internet Archive Police on IMDb
Jerome Patrick Kelly is an American professional golfer who plays on the PGA Tour and PGA Tour Champions. Born and raised in Madison, Kelly graduated from the University of Hartford in 1989 and turned professional that year, but didn't make it onto the PGA Tour until 1996; this followed a successful 1995 season on the second tier Nike Tour. His best career year to date is 2002, when he finished fourth on the PGA Tour money list and won the PGA Tour's Sony Open in Hawaii and Advil Western Open. Kelly won the 2009 Zurich Classic of New Orleans with a two-foot par putt on the final hole, beating three players by one stroke, it had been seven years since his last win. Kelly's highest Official World Golf Ranking was 18th in 2003. Kelly was an all-city ice hockey selection in high school while playing for Madison East and he has said that his hockey background may have hurt his golf early in his career, because of the aggressiveness it encourages him to bring to his game. For the first time in his PGA Tour career, Kelly finished outside the valued top 125 on the tour's money list, ending the 2012 season just $1,809 out of a full Tour card.
He finished 2012 as the 25th highest earning PGA Tour golfer in history. Instead of going to Q school, Kelly played the 2013 season using a career money list exemption, nineteen places higher on the PGA Tour priority ranking list than the 126-150 category. During his PGA Tour career, Kelly made 616 starts and earned 29 million dollars. Kelly made his PGA Tour Champions debut at the Chubb Classic in February 2017, gained his first win six months at the Boeing Classic outside Seattle. In January 2018, Kelly won the Mitsubishi Electric Championship at Hualalai. In June 2019, Kelly won the American Family Insurance Championship. In September 2019, he won The Ally Challenge for his fifth PGA Tour Champions title. In October 2019, he won the SAS Championship with a final round 65. PGA Tour playoff record 1995 Nike Alabama Classic, Nike Buffalo Open PGA Tour Champions playoff record 1992 Wisconsin State Open 2006 Merrill Lynch Shootout 2009 The Shark Shootout WD = withdrew CUT = missed the half-way cut "T" = tied Most consecutive cuts made – 6 Longest streak of top-10s – 2 CUT = missed the halfway cut "T" indicates a tie for a place QF, R16, R32, R64 = Round in which player lost in match play "T" = tied Note that the HSBC Champions did not become a WGC event until 2009.
Grammostola pulchra is a species of tarantula, native to Brazil. It is known for its solid black body. Known as the Brazilian black, mature specimens are entirely black. Although like most new world tarantulas it possesses urticating hairs, if provoked, they would much rather flee than attack, their venom is not as irritating as many other species of tarantulas. The Brazilian black is a slow grower, taking up to eight years to reach maturity, reaching up to 18 cm; as with all tarantulas, females of this species will always outlive males by many years. As a juvenile in captivity, this species tends to burrow, they thrive on mealworms, crickets and other small insects. The species is desirable in the pet trade because of the females' long lifespan and reputation for being docile and gentle in temperament, as well as for its appealing dark coloration; these traits make them rather expensive. It is said to have a reduced tendency to kick urticating hairs off when handled, which adds to its desirability as a pet.
Many times, they do not spread urticating hairs around their homes, as observed in other tarantula species. Because of a ban on the export of wild caught specimens and its slow growth, mature females are expensive. Adult female Grammostola pulchra molting https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4MOlvsjXlzo
Missions of Love is a Japanese manga series written by Ema Tōyama. Missions of Love was first serialized in the monthly Shōjo magazine Nakayoshi in June 2009 and in the quarterly magazine counterpart Nakayoshi Lovely from December 17, 2009 to March 17, 2010. In all, nineteen volumes were released in Japan. On April 23, 2012, it was announced that Kodansha USA had licensed the series for release in North America; the first volume was released on November 6, 2012 and the last on December 10, 2019. Missions of Love has received mixed to positive ratings with volume's 2 and 4 being on the New York Times best seller list for manga; the manga is about a girl named Yukina, a cell phone novelist, struggling with ideas for her novel. Yukina is described as the "absolute zero snow woman" as she does not appear to be warm to people around her. Things get better for her novels when Yukina finds out the most popular boy in school Shigure has a secret. In order to keep it a secret, Shigure is asked by Yukina to do Missions for her that involve romance to better her novel writing as she intends to complete a love story.
As the story progresses Yukina begins to question. Things get more complicated when Yukina's cousin states he has feelings for her, in addition Shigure's childhood friend has intentions of her own. Official manga website Missions of Love at Anime News Network's encyclopedia