Ewing and Knicks brass regretted the trade with Seattle that took place after the 1999 2000 season. Wielding a no trade clause, Ewing felt underappreciated, demanded a trade and gave Dave Checketts a list of one team the Sonics. In the four team, 12 player trade, the Knicks got back a junky haul of Glen Rice, Luc Longley, Travis Knight, Vernon Maxwell, Vladimir Stepania and Lazaro Borrell.
The macaques, Europe’s only wild population of monkeys, are a popular tourist attraction, and local folklore has it that Gibraltar would cease to be British if the monkeys were to leave the Rock.With the arrival of the coronavirus, it “will be taking strict measures to prevent contact with the macaques,” the government said in a statement late Friday.”This is in order to minimise the risk of their contracting the disease and becoming ill or dying. Primates elsewhere have been known to be susceptible.It published a bill “which will make touching or other interference with the natural behaviour of macaques an offence except under licence for management, research or veterinary purposes.”With just 161 cases of COVID 19 in a population of 30,000, the impact on Gibraltar has been relatively low, especially in comparison with neighbouring Spain, one of Europe’s worst hit countries.”Because of the low level of the virus in Gibraltar and of the prompt lockdown of tourist sites, it is virtually definite that the macaques have not contracted COVID 19,” the government said.UK govt advisors sound warning on easing virus lockdownSenior advisors to Boris Johnson government on Saturday warned it was too early to lift the lockdown, just two days before the UK further relaxes coronavirus restrictions. As people revelled in soaring temperatures by flocking to beaches and parks, several members of the government own Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (SAGE) told ministers they risked a second wave of infection.
Before setting out on their trip these determined pioneers had to consider such things as bad weather, food for their livestock and where to find water. On average a train would travel ten to fifteen miles a day at a speed of about 2 mph. And on rainy and muddy days, the travelers might only cover one mile.
Dear Pat and Family:I am so very sorry to learn of your father’s passing. He was a kind, gentle, sincere and caring person. Willis was not only knowledgeable and skilled in his trade, but had a special understanding of life that only the burden of years could give.