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Geneva, Konstanz, Lausanne, Lucerne, Munich, Romanshorn, St. Gallen and Winterthur. There are some 13 trains per hour to Zürich Hauptbahnhof, Zürich’s main city centre station, with a journey time of between 10 and 15 minutes. By changing trains at Hauptbahnhof, most other places in Switzerland can be reached in a few hours.

Zurich airport railway station (Zürich Flughafen) is underneath the terminal. There are trains to many parts of Switzerland; frequent S-Bahn services, plus direct Inter-regio and intercity services to Winterthur, Bern, Basel and Lucerne (Luzern). By changing trains at Zürich Hauptbahnhof most other places in Switzerland can be reached in a few hours.

Zhang Tiesheng became famous during the Cultural Revolution, in 1973 for refusing to take a national exam on physics and chemistry. Instead he handed in a blank paper and wrote on the back that he was disgusted by bookworms who had never done any honest work, and that a few hours of written exams would disqualify him. He became a national hero for his stand and even won a seat in the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress in 1975. However, after the fall of the Gang of Four he was put on trial and sentenced to 15 years in prison.

… have locked the pair up with plans to murder them for money. Zhan helps them escape while he stays behind. A few hours later, Bao Zheng sees a huge fire from the direction of the monastery.

Zarkasih was captured in July 2007 in Yogyakarta by Indonesian police, a few hours after the arrest of JI military commander Abu Dujana.

… only a few hours after she assumed the position. Without Dr. Schmidt supporting her role as chief midwife, protests led to her early dismissal after only six months in the position.

Youssef has been regarded as a dangerous journeyman fighter with the ability to upset the odds. On May 5, 2008 he upset Manchester prospect Anthony Crolla. Al Hamidi then fought English Lightweight Champion John Murray at the Trent FM Arena in Nottingham on a few hours notice. The night did not go Al Hamidi’s way and he eventually lost 77-75 on points.

Males aggressively protect the nest from potential predators. Eggs may fail to hatch if they are not kept warm or if the bird fails to break through the shell successfully, which may take from a few hours to a couple of days. Chicks are…

… 2.72. Females may leave the herd to give birth and then return afterwards. Newborns are precocial, able to run a few hours after birth. The pelage of the young resembles that of the adults. There is no sexual dimorphism.

… $25 each based on a lottery a few hours before each performance. The producers indicated that they planned to buck the usual Broadway practice by not reporting Box Office returns.

… minutes in, shows disturbing content. They warned that when these videos were reported and removed, that creators re-uploaded them in a span of a few hours. There is also a recent research titled KidsTube which validates the fact that…

… department stores. York has an older sister, Penelope Anne (born 1940) and younger twin sisters, Caroline and Bridget (born 1947); Bridget died a few hours after birth, according to his autobiography. He was brought up in Burgess Hill, Sussex.

… pronounced wet and dry seasonal variation, with sudden monsoon-like rains from July through September, normally for a few hours in the evenings.

… state, Ntare arrived where he and his ancestors had ruled as kings, in March 1972. Within a few hours he was put under house arrest in the former palace in Gitega. Soon after, an official radio broadcast proclaimed that Ntare was trying to…

Yam’s robotic voice announcing the results for Aljunied GRC had turned into a mix just within a few hours ensuing the elections. Many have taken clips of his voice and mixed it with various styles of music, from electro to dance, on popular video-sharing website YouTube.

… other with heads lowered or sparring with their horns. Like bison, but unlike cattle, males wallow in dry soil during the rut, often while scent-marking with urine or dung. Females enter oestrus up to four times a year, and females are receptive only for a few hours in each cycle.

… she shared her birthday (30 July) with Emily Brontë. Bush reportedly wrote the song for her album, The Kick Inside, within the space of just a few hours late at night.

Wrestling has also been a top sport for the Mavericks, winning the Division II championships in 1991, 2004-2006 and 2009-2011. However, in 2011 Trev Alberts made the decision to cancel the wrestling team just a few hours after it had won…

… special missions in France on July 15 and 16, 1918. He deplored much of what he saw, including how General Robert Lee Bullard sent American troops to fight and die even though the Armistice was due to be declared in a few hours, and wrote of…

Workshops form the soul of Festember. Every year, around 5 to 6 workshops are conducted on topics ranging from areas as diverse as Fencing to Glassblowing, and they are a huge crowd-puller. They last for a few hours, giving participants a…

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