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Harry Shorstein

Harry L. Shorstein is an American lawyer who served as State Attorney for Florida's Fourth Judicial Circuit Court, covering Duval and Nassau counties, from 1991–2008. A member of the Democratic Party, he was appointed to the post in 1991 by Governor Lawton Chiles to fill the remaining term of Ed Austin, who resigned to run for mayor of Jacksonville, he was elected to a full term in 1992, re-elected in 1996, ran unopposed in 2000 and 2004. At a February 6, 2007 news conference, the 66-year-old lawyer announced that he would not run for re-election in 2008, he subsequently returned to private practice, was succeeded as State Attorney by Angela Corey. Shorstein grew up in Jacksonville and attended the University of Florida in Gainesville, where he received his bachelor's and law degrees, he was admitted to the Florida Bar on October 25, 1965. He was multiply honored for service in Vietnam as a Captain in the United States Marine Corps with a Bronze Star Medal with Combat "V", a Combat Action Ribbon, the Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry, a Presidential Unit Citation.

After the war, he was hired by Public Defender Lou Frost and worked in that office before switching sides to the prosecution in 1970 as Division Head and Chief Assistant State Attorney. In 1974, Shorstein began two years as General Counsel for the City of Jacksonville switched to private practice for 15 years. In 1991 he was appointed State Attorney. Among the cases prosecuted during his term was the Brenton Butler case, in which the 15-year-old Butler was wrongfully accused of murder, was acquitted. Since leaving office he joined the firm Shorstein & Lasnetski, where he works with his youngest son, Paul, he had been considered for appointment as the United States Attorney for the Middle District of Florida. His successor, Angela Corey, "sent a letter to Florida's senators demanding that they oppose Shorstein's pending nomination as a U. S. attorney," writing that "he should not hold a position of authority in his community again, because of his penchant for using the grand jury for personal vendettas."

As of June 10, 2010, President Barack Obama had selected career federal prosecutor Bobby O'Neill, out of Tampa, for the position. Harry Shorstein launched a new juvenile justice program in Jacksonville that takes a three-pronged approach to juvenile crime. To reduce juvenile crime, it encourages both early intervention in high risk populations and rehabilitation among offenders. For violent and repeat offenders, it promotes incarceration. From 1993 to 1996, juvenile crime in Jacksonville decreased which a Florida State University study attributed to the implementation of the plan. However, the same cannot be said for the adult offender program the murder rate, which has given Jacksonville the distinction of being Florida's murder capital for fourteen of last nineteen years

Rosa Morandi

Rosa Morandi, born in Senigallia, 15 July, 1782, died in Milan 4 May, 1824, was an Italian operatic mezzo-soprano. She is notable for having created leading roles in operas by Meyerbeer and Rossini, she studied with Giovanni Morandi, whom she married in 1804. She sang at La Scala in 1807 in Cosi fan Tutte and other operas and appeared in the world premiere of Rossini's La cambiale di matrimonio in Venice in 1810. Rosa sang in operas by Mozart, Domenico Cimarosa and others at the Théâtre Italien in Paris from 1813-1817 and created leading roles in the world premieres of Rossini's Eduardo e Cristina and Meyerbeer's Emma di Resburgo in Venice in 1819. Rosa Morandi appeared in the world premiere of Donizetti's Chiara e Serafina at La Scala in 1822 and was esteemed throughout her career for her dramatic and flexible singing

Rural Municipality of Norton No. 69

Norton No. 69 is a rural municipality in south-eastern Saskatchewan, Canada encompassing 844.80 square kilometers in area. The rural municipality maintains its office in Saskatchewan. Khedive is an unincorporated settlement within the rural municipality; the rural municipality in conjunction with the provincial government is in charge of maintenance of highways in its area. As well, the municipality provides policing, fire protection and municipal governance for the rural district, with a reeve as its administrator; the following urban municipalities are surrounded by the Rural Municipality of Norton No. 69: CitiesnoneTownsnoneVillagesPangman, Resort villagesnoneThe following unincorporated communities are located within the Rural Municipality of Norton No. 69: Hamletsnonespecial service areasnoneOrganized hamletnoneUnincorporated hamletsAmulet, Forward, Moreland Wallace

Samar Guha

Samar Guha was a noted Indian politician, an Indian independence movement activist. He was a close associate of Subhas Chandra Bose, he was a well known academician, whose textbooks on chemistry are still used. In 1967, he was elected to the 4th Lok Sabha from Contai constituency in West Bengal as a Praja Socialist Party candidate, he was re-elected to the Lok Sabha in 1977 from the same constituency. He was a member of the Janata Dal till his death, he died on 17 June 2002 at Calcutta. Samar Guha believed that Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose was not killed on 18 August 1945 after the overloaded Japanese plane that Bose was flying in crashed in Taihoku Japanese-occupied Formosa, As a parliamentarian, he was a devoted activist to make Government of India accept that Bose lived after 18 August 1945, he made several efforts to make Government of India publish all secret files on Bose's death. Guha did not believe prior Shah Nawaz Committee's report on this. Though the secret files were not published, Guha was one of the main vocal supporter of creating G D Khosla commission to re-investigate Bose's death in 1970.

However, G D Khosla Commission came up with the same conclusion as Shah Nawaz Committee after Guha's effort to point out the inconsistency in the report produced by Khosla Commission. Due to Guhas's effort Indian Prime Minister Morarji Desai announced that Khosla Commission's statement was not the final words on Bose's death. Soon after though, Guha's credibility took a serious blow when he produced a picture of Bose claiming it was a recent one that turned out to be fake. Guha investigated all leads that he thought could help him to unravel any mystery behind Bose's death. In his book "India's Biggest Cover-up", Anuj Dhar mentioned that Guha made several contacts with Gumnami Baba or Bhagawanji, whom some believed to be Bose in disguise. Netaji's picture was placed in Parliament because of the effort of Samar Guha in the 1970s. Netaji: Dead or Alive? The Mahatma and the Netaji

Bangalore Gayana Samaja

Bangalore Gayana Samaja is one of the oldest cultural organisations in Bangalore and was established in 1905. It is the oldest operational sabhā in India; the organisation focuses on various Indian forms of Indian music such as Carnatic music, Hindustani music, light music, folk music and theatre along with various Indian dance forms such as Bharatanatya, Kathak, Chau and Manipuri. The organisation was founded in 1905 and celebrated its centenary in 2005. K. Ramachandra Rao, the headmaster of the London Mission High school in Bangalore, was one of the key persons responsible for the formation of Gayana Samaja. During the initial years, music concerts organised by the Gayana Samaja were held either at the Ekamabara Sauji Hall or at the hall of London Mission High school. During the early 1920s, the venue was changed to the old Sanskrit college building; the initial location of the Gayana Samaja was in a rented building in Chamarajapete. In 1926, the Samaja was moved to Shankaraiah Hall, built for the Gayana Samaja.

In 1962 the organisation moved to its present location on K. R. Road, it was M. S. Subbulakshmi's personal contribution and funds collected out of her benefit concerts that increased the reserves enormously to see the building take shape; the present building housing the Gayana Samaja was built in various stages. The main auditorium and the stage were built as part of the first stage of construction; the front foyer, additional balcony in the auditorium and caretakers quarters were built in stages. The auditorium has been renovated to improve the acoustics. In 2016, the Bangalore Gayana Samaja building on K. R. Road was refurbished at a cost of ₹ 1.5 crore. The work was completed over a period of eight months and was inaugurated on 15 January 2017. Bangalore Gayana Samaja has regular events such as the annual conference of members, musical demonstrations and concerts. Renowned musicians are honoured with the title Sangeeta Kalarathna during the annual conference. There is a Composer's Day event to pay respects to renowned composers of Carnatic music.

Gayana Samaja publishes a monthly journal, Gayana Samrajya, which contains reports of the organisation's various activities. A book on the history of the Gayana Samaja has been published; the group is working on publishing a compendium of compositions of various composers of Indian classical music