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  2. Veterans Stadium - Wikipedia

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    In April 2006, granite spaces marking the former locations of home plate, the pitcher's mound, and the three bases for baseball, as well as the goalpost placements for football, were added in Citizens Bank Park's Western Parking Lot U. Before the stadium's implosion, The Vet's Liberty Bell replica was removed from its perch and placed in storage.

  3. North Hollywood shootout - Wikipedia

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    The North Hollywood shootout was a confrontation between two heavily armed and armored bank robbers, Larry Phillips Jr. and Emil Mătăsăreanu, and members of the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) in the North Hollywood district of Los Angeles, California, United States on February 28, 1997.

  4. Gravity (James Brown album) - Wikipedia

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    Gravity is the 53rd studio album by American musician James Brown.The album was released on September 15, 1986, by Scotti Bros. Records.It was largely written and produced by Dan Hartman and Charlie Midnight, the authors of the album's previously released hit single "Living in America", which had reached #4 on the Billboard Hot 100 and was prominently featured in the film Rocky IV.

  5. Caning in Singapore - Wikipedia

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    Caning is a widely used form of corporal punishment in Singapore.It can be divided into several contexts: judicial, prison, reformatory, military, school, and domestic. These practices of caning as punishment were introduced during the period of British colonial rule in Singapor

  6. John F. Kennedy Stadium (Philadelphia) - Wikipedia

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    John F. Kennedy Stadium (formerly Philadelphia Municipal Stadium and Sesquicentennial Stadium) was an open-air stadium in Philadelphia that stood from 1926 to 1992. The South Philadelphia stadium was on the east side of the far southern end of Broad Street at a location now part of the South Philadelphia Sports Complex.

  7. List of Parks and Recreation characters - Wikipedia

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    The primary characters of the American television comedy series Parks and Recreation are the employees of the parks department of Pawnee, a fictional Indiana town. The protagonist is Leslie Knope (Amy Poehler), the deputy parks director as well as serving on city council, and the rest of the ensemble cast consists of her friends and co-workers, including nurse Ann Perkins (Rashida Jones ...

  8. Curse of Billy Penn - Wikipedia

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    The Curse of Billy Penn (1987–2008) was an urban legend and popular explanation for the failure of major professional sports teams based in Philadelphia to win championships since the March 1987 construction of the One Liberty Place skyscraper, which exceeded the height of William Penn's statue atop Philadelphia City Hall.

  9. Wilmette, Illinois - Wikipedia

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    Wilmette is a village in New Trier Township, Cook County, Illinois, United States.Bordering Lake Michigan, it is located 14 miles (23 km) north of Chicago's downtown district (4 mi or 6 km from Chicago's northern border) and had a population at the 2010 census of 27,087.