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.
General Motors once operated eight plants in Saginaw and its surroundings but manufacturing jobs dropped 50% in the last 30 years, according to according to The Associated Press... Even before the pandemic, Amsterdam was working to revive its downtown ... It began developing its downtown in 2016 to attract people to the city’s center.
would not exist without the DowntownPartnership’s Pop-Up program,” says Peri Bolts, who has owned the popular cooperative retail space on EastBijouStreet since 2018 ... From those Downtown beginnings, Eclectic CO ... “The general goal of the DTP is to increase vibrancy and vitality in the downtown area.
JEFFERSON — The elusive Bigfoot will once again make a trek to downtown Jefferson this weekend for the 20th annual Texas BigfootConference, which is held each year in his honor ... in downtown Jefferson. Woolheater said Tuesday general admission tickets have just gone on sale and ...
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Additionally, the award for BestCountry Store went to the Hannibal location of DutchCountryGeneral Store (2021 marks the second year in a row for this particular recognition) ... "The shop in downtown Hannibal opened in April of 2020 and is more than a general store ... The Hannibal location is open at 305North MainStreet in historic downtown.
The Village of ElktonDowntownDevelopmentAuthority has begun a project to construct a pocket park at 26 N ... ELKTON – A portion of downtown Elkton will soon look a bit more spruced up, thanks in part to the work of the village’s downtown development authority ... A pocket park is a small park accessible to the general public.
Barkley himself has been instrumental in efforts aimed at “shaping downtown,” according to those familiar with his efforts ... The DowntownPlan isn’t the only plan Barkley helped develop in Belgrade – planning efforts in general consumed a significant amount of his time and energy, he said.
QUINCY – The seven generals honored at the opening of a new bridge and park in Quincy last month are now also the subject of an exhibit in the old portion of city hall ... The GeneralsPark, located behind the South ShoreHealth building downtown, was dedicated on Sept ... Quincy's Generals Bridge and Park dedication ceremony.
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BRATTLEBORO — A new town manager has been appointed in Brattleboro, the town announced Thursday evening ... In his new position, Manale will work under the direction of the selectboard and be responsible for Brattleboro's general fund budget, enterprise funds for water and sewer, downtown parking and 140 full-time employees, according to the release ... .
Riverside voters passed a city charter amendment in 1968 that capped the shift from the city’s electric fund to its general fund at 11.5%, according to a city report ... To settle the suit, which was brought by Summer and VincentParada, the city agreed to seek voter authorization for the practice “as a general tax” in November.
It billed $67.9 million for the work ... The efforts included working against a referendum to block HouseBill 6. The ballot initiative failed and House Bill 6 became law ... Mike DeWine (then Ohio's attorney general and a candidate for governor) met with FirstEnergy officials at a Republican Governors Association fundraiser in downtown Columbus on Oct ... .