Istanbul to increase capacity on Line M1

first_imgTURKEY: Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality expects to call tenders on May 15 to increase capacity on metro Line M1. The municipality expects the work on the 21 km route to take 2½ years. All station platforms are to be lengthened to accommodate five-car trainsets instead of four-car maximum now, and all the stations apart from the five most recently opened are to be rebuilt. An additional platform will be built at Kocatepe. Signalling, electrification and tunnel ventilation systems are to be renewed. Istanbul’s oldest metro line carries 400 000 passengers a day, making it the second-busiest in the city. Since it opened in 1989, the city’s population has more than doubled.last_img read more

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Win a SIGNED copy of Lady Antebellum’s new album Ocean

first_imgAfter a wave of change, Lady Antebellum – aka Dave Haywood, Charles Kelley and Hillary Scott – have watched the tides rise and fall, and are embracing the power of vulnerability with the release new album Ocean on Friday 15th November via Big Machine Records.It marks a new beginning that brings the multi-Platinum trio back to their roots, showcasing their familiar vocal interplay and individual instruments on the emotionally resonant 13-track project. Lady A chronicles personal relationships and everyday responsibilities with a balance of growth and maturity that could only come from 13 years of creating together.“There’s this theme of returning to the core of who we are—as writers, vocalists and people—that came out in each of these songs,” Dave Haywood explains. “Our time in the studio with Dann had an excitement that felt like we were making our first album all over again.”Produced by first-time collaborator Dann Huff, Ocean is full of depth and despair. Moments like Be Patient with My Love, which Kelley co-wrote as a beautiful ode to commitment, balance raw feelings with squealing guitars. With its title-track, Scott’s bare vocal puts a bow on the album’s core reminding us of life’s beauty even when we get caught in its undertow.Read our interview with Charles Kelley about the new album Ocean.To celebrate the release we have 1 SIGNED copy of Ocean to give away. Enter below for a chance to win… The competition is open to all UK residents over the age of 13.Winners will be selected at random.By entering into the competition all entrants agree to be bound by the terms and conditions.Entertainment Focus does not allow collective or proxy entries.Entertainment Focus reserves the right to change or withdraw this competition without notice.Entertainment Focus will not pass your details to any third parties and they will be used solely for communication regarding this competition.Winners will be notified via email or social media and prizes must be claimed within 5 working days.Winners will be selected at random.In the unlikely event the prize style has discontinued a similar model to the same value will be provided.There is no cash or other alternative to the prize stated and the prize is not transferable. No part or parts of the prize may be substituted for other benefits, items or additions.Entertainment Focus’ decision is final – no correspondence will be entered into. The competition closes at 23.59 (GMT) on Monday 18th November 2019.Terms & Conditionslast_img read more

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Opening Day Announced For ‘Addie Camp’ Restaurant

first_imgAddie Camp is now the second train car atop Whistle Hill Loop, just outside of Soldotna. [email protected] opened its doors in December of 2017. Krull: “The car itself will be seating only with tables, and attached to the train car will be a two story building. Tha houses the kitchen, bathroom, and there will be rentable space on the second story of the building.”  FacebookTwitterEmailPrintFriendly分享Addie Camp, was built in 1913 and was shipped from South Dakota where it was taken out of service in 2008. Mary Krull has now transformed that retired train car into a local beer and wine bar mixed with a restaurant. Addie Camp will officially open its doors on January 3, from 5-9pm, for dinner service. Reservations are highly recommended. Fresh and local food will be served from the kitchen run by Maya Wilson the author of Alaska from Scratch. The Addie Camp railcar holds special meaning to the Krull family, who spent their summers in South Dakota riding the train, and as a family sat in this very train car when it was in operation.center_img The train car has been attached to a retro style building. The building features a beer and wine bar, and a 2nd story dining and meeting space. Krull: “A lot of our greens are coming from Fresh 365, which is our hydroponic greenhouse located behind Addie Camp.” Krull: “This will be our official opening, but we will end up doing a grand opening later down the line.”  Photos courtesy of: AddieCamp on Instagramlast_img read more

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Historical Society signs go up on Wednesday

first_imgSigns went up on the former Davis-Freeman Clinic on Wednesday.  David Hatfield of Duff put up the signs.  He indicated that they’d had the signs a while, and no one had put them up yet.The clinic  building was built in the early 1950s before La Follette had a hospital.  After the deaths of Dr. M.L. Davis and Dr. James Freeman in the 1980s, the Campbell County Historical Society purchased the building in the 1990s. (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 07/19/2018-6AM)Share this:FacebookTwitterlast_img

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A confident, talented Leroy Quinn is smashing defenses for undefeated Oakridge Eagles

first_img0 Shares DEAL OF THE DAY Thank you! This will help us improve your ad experience. We will try not to show you such ads again. Not relevant By Nate ThompsonLocalSportsJournal.comEGELSTON TOWNSHIP – Leroy Quinn took an unconventional path to Oakridge High School.But once he got there, the Eagles didn’t waste any time in showcasing his tremendous skill set on the football field. Quinn, a junior, is arguably one of the best power backs in the state. With an intimidating-to-tackle frame of 5-foot-11 and 215 pounds, he’s currently the leading rusher in the Muskegon area with 821 yards on 76 carries, and 15 touchdowns.He’s also led the Eagles to a 4-0 start, and they hope to keep rolling on Friday when they travel to Ravenna for a West Michigan Conference showdown.“There’s been a big focus on him from opposing defenses, with the number of yards he’s been able to gain,” said Oakridge head coach Cary Harger. “It’s definitely helped us utilize some different kids, because Leroy draws so much attention.”There’s always been a little extra attention surrounding Quinn, since Harger began watching him run at the middle school level.Oakridge running back Leroy Quinn eyes up the field on a run against North Muskegon earlier this season. Photo/Leo Valdez“You always heard about the big kid running the ball in middle school,” Harger said. “He was able to develop above the competition. With his physical gifts, you knew he was going to be something special.”Quinn became the first freshman to start the season on varsity since Harger has been around the program, as either a fan, player or coach – and that covers a lot of years.Harger said he hasn’t been around an offensive skill player who combines such tremendous power and agility on the field with an easy-going, fun-loving demeanor off the gridiron.Harger saw a demonstration of Quinn’s remarkable strength during the summer.“He was just wearing some slide-on shoes and he wasn’t happy with them, so he kicks them off and proceeds to squat about 450 pounds in just his stocking feet,” Harger recalled. “It was unbelievable.”Quinn has obviously been a tremendous addition to the Oakridge program, but his arrival to the area was unique. Quinn said he was born in Alabama to a teenage single mother, Michelle Gordon.Gordon later moved to Muskegon Heights and raised her son to the best of her ability, but was struggling to make ends meet, so she decided to put him up for adoption when he was six.“She was super young when she had me, like 17 or 18, and she didn’t have the money to take care of me,” Quinn said. “She definitely tried her best. But I think she was thinking about my future when she made the decision. She didn’t want me going down the wrong path.”Quinn said he occasionally keeps in touch with his mom, but rarely sees her since she has moved to Jacksonville, Fla.Quinn said he was extremely blessed to be adopted by his foster parents, Mike and Denise Demond, who have encouraged him to excel both academically and athletically. And it was Mike who pushed him to pursue football when he was eight. It was a natural fit.Leroy Quinn takes the handoff from Oakridge quarterback Koleman Wall during the Eagles’ game against Chippewa Hills. Photo/Leo ValdezQuinn said he was stunned when Harger asked him if he wanted to remain on varsity as a freshman, after he played with the older guys through the summer at 7-on-7 and team camps.“I heard some of the other guys talking about it, but I didn’t really believe it,” Quinn said. “But then coach pulled me aside and asked me if I wanted to stay up. He said if you need to go back down (to junior varsity), we can do that, but if things work out, we’d like to keep you here.“And I think it’s all worked out pretty good.”Both Quinn and Harger said there were some growing pains adjusting to the speed and physicality of the varsity level, but throwing Quinn right into the fire has only escalated his development.“I definitely had doubts,” Quinn admitted. “That first year, I didn’t think I was strong or fast enough.”Even as a sophomore a year ago, Quinn said he often played timid. He said he wasn’t going 100 percent on linebacker reads or blitzes, and was doing too much thinking, instead of reacting, at running back.“This year, we’re way more experienced and we’re playing more freely,” Quinn said. “I know I need to go 100 percent and not worry about making mistakes, just focusing on executing the next play.”Quinn said he takes only one approach when running the ball.“Running with anger,” he said with a laugh. “That’s what the coaches always tell me to do.”Combined with a physical offensive line and experienced playmakers including quarterback Koleman Wall, fullback Blake Masterman, slot back Jalen Hughes and key receivers Jaxson Fri and Jake Danicek, the Eagles’ offense is much more dynamic and difficult to stop this fall. They’ve put up an average of nearly 57 points per game through their perfect start.It has the Eagles thinking they could contend for the program’s fourth state championship, and its first since 2008.That would be another tremendous milestone for Oakridge’s adopted star.“The thing that stands out is the community,” Quinn said about Oakridge. “There’s so many that come out (for games), and it really made me nervous when I was a freshmen. Just all those fans. But they’re so supportive of us, and we want to win for them.” Varsity Blues DEAL OF THE DAY Thank you! This will help us improve your ad experience. We will try not to show you such ads again. North Muskegon’s Mack Young tries to shake off Oakridge defender Leroy Quinn in 2016. Photo/Sherry Wahr Other Share × × Mail Report a problem This item is… Not relevant Inappropriate / Offensive Leroy Quinn prepares to take the handoff in a game last season in 2016. Photo/Sherry Wahr Other Add Comments (Max 320 characters) Bestseller Oakridge takes the field with No. 52 Brandon Wilde, No. 77 Peyton Young, No. 20 Leroy Quinn, and No. 73 Maverick McLouth during the 2017 season. Photo/Leo Valdez Other Thank you! This will help us improve your ad experience. We will try not to show you such ads again. Middle School: The Worst Years Of My Life ENDS IN Bestseller Share Leroy Quinn, right, on the rush for Oakridge against North Muskegon in 2017. Photo/Tim Reilly Report a problem This item is… Inappropriate / Offensive Not relevant DEAL OF THE DAY Ads by Amazon Disney’s Leroy & Stitchcenter_img Bestseller Bestseller Displayed poorly Report a problem This item is… $4.99 $7.99 (600) (552) × × Inappropriate / Offensive Other Shop Related Products ENDS IN Displayed poorly Displayed poorly (8685) DEAL OF THE DAY ENDS IN ENDS IN Inappropriate / Offensive Thank you! This will help us improve your ad experience. We will try not to show you such ads again. 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