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A. J. Cook

Andrea Joy Cook is a Canadian actress best known for her role as Supervisory Special Agent Jennifer "JJ" Jareau on the CBS crime drama Criminal Minds. She has appeared in films such as The Virgin Suicides, Out Cold, Final Destination 2. Cook was born in Oshawa and spent most of her life growing up in nearby Whitby, where she attended Anderson Collegiate Vocational Institute, she has three siblings: Nathan and Angela. Cook was declared blind in the second grade because of severe astigmatism but wore contacts and thick glasses to correct her vision. In 2007 she underwent surgery. A dancer from age four, Cook began taking jazz and ballet lessons, she danced competitively for many years, before deciding at the age of 16 that she wanted to try acting. Cook taught dance when she was younger and has stated that if she hadn't become an actress, she would most have set up a small dance studio somewhere. In an interview, she admitted. Cook's first job was in a McDonald's commercial in 1997, she graduated to series work with a guest role on the television series Goosebumps, parts in two television movies, In His Father's Shoes and Elvis Meets Nixon.

Cook launched her feature film career as one of five captivating suicidal sisters in 1999's The Virgin Suicides. That year, she took a starring role in the TV series Higher Ground, in which Cook played Shelby Merrick, a rough-around-the-edges teenage girl dealing with abuse and heartache at a wilderness school for struggling kids. Higher Ground lasted one season, ending with a romance between Shelby and Hayden Christensen's character, Scott. After Higher Ground, Cook appeared in the 2000 TV movie The Spiral Staircase, captured leading roles in several films, including Out Cold, Ripper, I'm Reed Fish, Final Destination 2. In 2003, Cook guest starred in Dead Like Me, she was in season one of Tru Calling as Lindsay Walker. Since September 2005, she has starred as Jennifer "J. J." Jareau in the CBS drama Criminal Minds. On June 14, 2010, it was announced that her contract option would not be picked up for season six as a series regular due to budget cuts on the show, but she did return for two episodes to wrap up her character's storyline due to thousands of letters and petitions written to the show's producers.

She returned for one episode for the departure of Paget Brewster from the series. On April 16, 2011, it was reported. In 2013, it was announced, she appeared in the January/February 2014 issue of Maxim magazine. She was ranked at 88 on the Maxim Hot 100 2014 list, she was the Grand Marshal for the STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, Virginia on April 3, 2016. Cook is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, but does not limit her acting to roles reflecting her beliefs. On August 3, 2001, she married Nathan Andersen; the two met in a film class at Utah Valley University, she moved to Salt Lake City, Utah to be with him. They reside in California with their two sons. In September 2008, their first son Mekhai Allan was born, he makes a brief appearance as Henry LaMontagne in an episode of Criminal Minds, when Cook's character is buying children's medicine from a pharmacy. He reprised the role in the two-hour season seven finale in 2012 and several other episodes throughout the series.

The couple's second son, Phoenix Sky, was born in July 2015. He appeared in Criminal Minds as JJ's second son, Michael. A. J. Cook on IMDb A. J. Cook at TV Guide A. J. Cook Bio at CBS — Criminal Minds

Charles James Berridge Aldis

Charles James Berridge Aldis was an English physician, son of Sir Charles Aldis. He was born in London on 16 January 1808, was educated at St Paul's School and Trinity College, graduating B. A. in January 1831. He studied medicine at Addenbrooke's Hospital, St. George's Hospital and became M. D. Cambridge in 1837, fellow of the Royal College of Physicians in 1838, he lectured on medicine first at his own house, afterwards at the Hunterian School of Medicine and at the Aldersgate Street School. He was successively physician to the London Dispensary, 1839. A great part of Aldis's life was occupied in the arduous and unremunerated service of these institutions. Aldis took great interest in the sanitary condition of great towns, co-operated with eminent sanitary reformers in drawing attention to the subject, he gave evidence before the Health of Towns Commission, 1844, by his numerous publications contributed to the improvements which have since been effected. When medical officers of health were appointed under the Metropolis Local Management Act in 1855, Aldis was elected to that office in the parish of St. George's, Hanover Square.

He discharged the duties of this office till his death with singular energy and devotion, set the example of how such work ought to be done. He became well known for his zeal in carrying out the provisions of the Workshops' Regulation Act as applied to the limitation of hours of work in dressmakers' and similar establishments in London; this field of work he made specially his own, to no one man is a larger share of credit due for the amelioration, effected of late years in the condition of the poor women employed in such businesses. Aldis took an active part in the Social Science Association, the Association of Medical Officers of Health, similar bodies, was in all ways one of the most energetic of medical sanitary reformers, he was an active member of the council of the College of Physicians, in 1859 was selected to deliver the Harveian Oration. He was a man of culture, his practical wisdom is shown in a sensible lecture on the power of individuals to resist melancholy, in other popular lectures.

Notwithstanding his unwearied industry and an integrity of character which won universal respect, it is understood that Aldis was far from prosperous. His life was spent in waiting for success which never came. In 1867 a testimonial of substantial value was presented to him by some well-known men interested in philanthropic and sanitary work, he died of heart disease on 26 July 1872. He wrote: ‘An Introduction to Hospital Practice,’ &c. 8vo, London, 1835 and 1837. ‘On the Poisonous Effects of Coal Gas’ in ‘Med. Chir. Trans.’ xlv. 99 and 107. ‘On the Power of Individuals to prevent Melancholy in themselves,’ 12mo, London, 1860. ‘Lecture on the Sanitary Condition of Large Towns and of Belgravia,’ 12mo, London, 1857. ‘Oratio ex Harveii Instituto,’ 4to, London, 1859. He drew up numerous reports on the sanitary condition of London, contributed papers to the medical journals; this article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: "Aldis, Charles James Berridge". Dictionary of National Biography.

London: Smith, Elder & Co. 1885–1900

2015 Milwaukee Brewers season

The 2015 Milwaukee Brewers season was the 46th season for the Brewers in Milwaukee, the 18th in the National League, 47th overall. October 30: Francisco Rodríguez, Mark Reynolds, Lyle Overbay, Tom Gorzelanny, Zach Duke become free agents. Reynolds signed with the St. Louis Cardinals. Gorzelanny signed with the Detroit Tigers. Duke signed with the Chicago White Sox. October 31: Claimed Juan Centeno off waivers from the New York Mets. November 1: Received Adam Lind from the Toronto Blue Jays for Marco Estrada. November 7: Released Miguel De Los Santos and signed Jeremy Hermida and Pete Orr to minor leagues contracts and invited Orr to spring training. November 14: Received Kyle Wren from the Atlanta Braves for Zach Quintana and signed Jaye Chapman. November 18: Signed John Ely to a minor league contract. November 20: Promoted 4 players from the minors. November 25: Sent Ariel Pena to the minors and signed Nick Additon to a minor league contract. November 29: Signed Brent Leach to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.

December 2-December 17: Signed 4 players to a minor league contract and invited 1 of them to spring training. December 18: Received Matt Long and Jarrett Martin from the Los Angeles Dodgers for Shawn Zarraga. December 23: Claimed Shane Peterson off waivers from the Chicago Cubs. January 5: Signed Nevin Ashley to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training. January 19: Received Corey Knebel, Luis Sardinas, Marcos Diplan from the Texas Rangers for Yovani Gallardo and cash. Sent Hunter Morris to the minors. January 21: Signed Dontrelle Willis to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training. January 26: Invited 8 players to spring training. January 29: Signed Hiram Burgos to a minor league contract. January 30: Signed Neal Cotts and sent Elian Herrera to the minors. February 2: Signed Beau Wallace to a minor league contract. February 5: Signed Chris Perez to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training. Through August 17, 2015 Note: G = Games played.

Cypripedium passerinum

Cypripedium passerinum is a species of lady's slipper orchid known by the common names sparrow's-egg lady's-slipper, spotted lady's-slipper, Franklin's lady's-slipper. This orchid is a rhizomatous monocot, perennial herb growing to a maximum height around 50 centimetres. There are 3 to 7 oval or lance-shaped leaves arranged alternately on the stem, each up to 19 centimetres long by 6 cm wide; the herbage is sticky. The inflorescence at the top of the stem contains two flowers; the flower has a dorsal sepal covering two lateral sepals. There are three petals: two flat white petals on either side and one central petal modified into a white or pink-tinged pouch with purplish spotting at the lip and inside, said to resemble a sparrow's egg; the fruit is a capsule. The plant may reproduce by seed but it more reproduces vegetatively by sending up more stems from the rhizome; this species grows farther north than other Cypripedium. It grows in moist spruce forests at low elevations, tundra and river terraces and streambanks.

It grows on calcareous substrates. It is associated with plants such as white spruce, Engelmann spruce, western redcedar, red-osier dogwood, horsetail, longtube twinflower, one-sided pyrola, moss carpet. Cypripedium passerinum is native to northern North America, it is widespread in Canada from British Columbia to Quebec, as well as all three northern territories. It is found Alaska and in the Rocky Mountains of Montana, including inside Glacier National Park. Little is known about the importance of C. passerinum to the ecosystem. In some studies, it has been noted. Bees have been identified to pollinate other Cypripedium however unlike other Cypripedium, C. passerinum is self pollinating and therefore does not require a pollinator for reproduction. A variety of species grow with the Sparrow's Egg Lady Slipper, such as Linnaea borealis, Carex concinna, Orthilia secunda, Pleurozium schreberi Cypripedium passerinum is an rare plant and is at risk of becoming extinct, its specific habitat requirements contribute to its risk of extinction.

In the United States, C. passerinum is only found in two states and Montana, in locations that are threatened by oil and gas exploration. Media related to Sparrow's-egg lady's-slipper at Wikimedia Commons Data related to Sparrow's-egg lady's-slipper at Wikispecies

Lewiston Woodville, North Carolina

Lewiston Woodville is a town in Bertie County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 549 at the 2010 census, it is the location of Perdue Farms, one of the largest chicken-producing companies in North Carolina. Lewiston was named for an early settler. Lewiston and Woodville were separate towns; the St. Frances Methodist Church, Woodville Historic District, William H. Lee House are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Lewiston Woodville is located at 36°7′8″N 77°10′56″W. According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 2.0 square miles, of which 0.012 square miles, or 0.65%, is water. As of the census of 2000, there were 613 people, 239 households, 152 families residing in the town; the population density was 310.7 people per square mile. There were 283 housing units at an average density of 143.5 per square mile. The racial makeup of the town was 32.46% White, 66.72% African American, 0.16% Native American, 0.16% Asian, 0.16% from other races, 0.33% from two or more races.

Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.14% of the population. There were 239 households out of which 31.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 39.3% were married couples living together, 21.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 36.0% were non-families. 31.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.1% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.56 and the average family size was 3.27. In the town, the population was spread out with 30.0% under the age of 18, 8.3% from 18 to 24, 24.5% from 25 to 44, 23.5% from 45 to 64, 13.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females, there were 82.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 77.3 males. The median income for a household in the town was $20,875, the median income for a family was $26,389. Males had a median income of $26,354 versus $17,292 for females; the per capita income for the town was $12,911. About 28.2% of families and 31.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 48.2% of those under age 18 and 17.7% of those age 65 or over.

Woodville, North Carolina

Delaware–West Chester football rivalry

The rivalry between the Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens and the West Chester Golden Rams was a match-up between two sized schools located less than 30 miles apart. Presently, West Chester competes in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference as a member of Division II, while Delaware competes in the Colonial Athletic Association as a member of Division I FCS; these classifications allow for competition between the schools, but give inherent advantages to Delaware. Prior to 1980, Delaware competed in Division II; as of 2018, there are no future meetings scheduled in this series. A game was scheduled for September 15, 2001, cancelled following the September 11 attacks. List of NCAA college football rivalry games