Currently downtown Las Vegas is the only place in Las Vegas where the casinos are clustered around an outdoor pedestrian zone. Caesars Entertainment has announced plans to build a similar venue with an observation wheel similar to the London Eye near the Flamingo.
In fiscal year 1988 the ratio of revenue for the Strip compared to downtown was less than 3:1. In FY2008 the ratio is over 10:1. However, downtown rode the massive increase in tourist spending from 2004 through 2007 that swelled the non-gaming revenue of the area. Non gaming revenue and income hit an all-time high in FY2006.
It's About Time is the debut studio album by American female R&B trio SWV, released by RCA Records on October 27, 1992 (see 1992 in music). It was certified triple platinum by the RIAA for more than three million copies shipped to store, and it spawned four hit singles with "I'm So into You", "Downtown", "Weak", and a remixed version of "Right Here/Human Nature." The latter two reached #1 on the R&B singles chart, with "Weak" being their biggest pop hit at #1. A remixed version of "Anything" appeared on the soundtrack of the film Above the Rim in 1994 and was released as the final single from It's About Time.
In peacetime the rank of Full General is reserved for the Commander of Finnish Defence Forces. Sometimes a General's branch of service is indicated in the rank. So far Finland has had seventeen of jalkaväenkenraali (General of Infantry), a few of jääkärikenraali (Jägergeneral), two of ratsuväenkenraali (General of Cavalry) and one tykistönkenraali (General of Artillery). Marshal Mannerheim himself was the other one of the two Generals of Cavalry before his promotion to Field Marshal.
Normally the word "general" is not used in the Swiss military, with three-star commandants de corps the highest-ranking officers in the army. Under the Constitution, the Federal Council, which acts as the country's head of state, can command only 4,000 soldiers, with a time limit of three weeks of mobilisation. For it to field more service personnel, the Federal Assembly must elect a General who is given four stars. Thus, the General is elected by the Federal Assembly to give him the same democratic legitimacy as the Federal Council.
The general is elected by a joint session of the Federal Assembly, known as the United Federal Assembly, wherein both the 200-seat National Council and 46-seat Council of States join together on a 'one member, one vote' basis. The Federal Assembly retains the sole power to dismiss the General, but the General remains subordinate to the Federal Council by the Council's ability to demobilise and hence making the position of General redundant.
The G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero toyline was introduced by Hasbro in 1982, and lasted to 1994, producing well over 250 vehicles and playsets. The following is a list of playsets (i.e. toys representing static bases of operation such as fortresses, or equipment such as artillery pieces), as opposed to vehicles (i.e. in-universe are meant to move under their own power).
G.I. Joe playsets
Defiant Space Vehicle Launch Complex
The Defiant Space Vehicle Launch Complex was a combination vehicle and playset released in 1987, and came packaged with the Payload and Hardtop action figures. Retailing at US $129.99, the cost of the playset - the most expensive toy in Hasbro's G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero lineup - led to Hasbro re-releasing the shuttle two years later as a stand alone vehicle called the Crusader, which used the same mold as the Defiant shuttle. The toy also came with a re-painted version of the Payload action figure.
The General first appeared in the 1990 edition of the toyline from Hasbro. It is described as the G.I. Joe Team’s mobile strike headquarters. Major Storm is the commander of the vehicle.
She is constantly helping out in any way she can and tries to make our downtown better for our customers and better for its businesses by coordinating new events, promoting our downtown in general, giving updates to our community about things going on and fighting for change that will benefit everyone.
(We met downtown so we are in two cars.) I get my present and then we go into the restaurant to dine ... I told Peter when we start home I have to stop at the DollarGeneral on the way home to pick up some bacon. (Remember we were in two cars because I met him downtown.).
My first experience with surgery and general anesthesia occurred in 1949, at the so-called Children’s Hospital in Albany, New York... And at 14, I was a little old for both the operation and the Children’s Hospital ... Rockefeller’s much-reviled modernization of downtown Albany in the 1960s ... But I digress; I started out with general anesthesia ... That was it.
Tampa’s century-old pirate-palooza is back ... parking, schedule, more ... More pirate boats are starting to arrive outside Tampa GeneralHospital before Jose Gasparilla invades downtown Tampa in a little more than an hour ... An expanded Pirate Fest, featuring two stages of live entertainment, will take place along the Riverwalk in downtown Tampa, from 9 a.m.
HOUSTON (AP) — In joining the World Series champion Houston Astros, new general manager Dana Brown's goal is to keep the team at the top of the league ... The 55-year-old Brown becomes the only Black general manager in the majors and joins manager Dusty Baker to form just the second pairing of a Black manager and general manager in MLB history.
The Klamath Falls Lithia Toyota dealership was given some big news this week. On Tuesday, Jan ... “It’s not all about sales,” said Klamath Falls Lithia Toyota General Manager Juan Maldonado. “Sales-wise, we compete with locations in Pensacola, Fla., and downtown Los Angeles and many other big cities across the nation ... “Klamath Falls supports us ... ....
The store has been a major presence through much of downtown's modern, tumultuous history ...Back then, its still-novel concept of "experiential" retail, aka "shopping as theater," was hailed as a key to reviving retail generally — and downtown Seattle's retail core in particular ... But, clearly, downtown has a long way to go.
NFL analyst and former Panthers general manager Bill Polian, who brought Reich with him from Buffalo to Carolina in 1995 to help mentor first-round draft pick Kerry Collins and provide quarterback stability, called Reich “as fine of a person as you'll ever meet” and a head coach with “a great football mind.”.
... in miniature horses case Butcher shop, restaurant construction underway Police identify body found at HickoryWalmart; overdose suspected MITHUN chosen to design state-of-the-art campus in downtown Morganton Warrant ... As of now, Scott Fitterer remains the team's general manager.
Jan. 26—Over the years, the South and East police bureaus in Wichita have averaged the worst response times overall and on calls deemed an emergency, according to The Eagle's analysis of calls ...The SouthBureau generally covers most of downtown and south-central Wichita. The North Bureau has averaged the best average response times ... Contributing ... .