Brooks County is a county located in the U. S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 7,223, its county seat is Falfurrias. The county is named for a Texas Ranger and legislator; the county faces a range of challenges due to immigration issues. Though it lies about 80 miles north of the border, it is a main route for illegal immigrants crossing from Mexico; the open dry terrain and hot summer temperatures cause many immigrants to die annually, leading some to dub the area a "Death Valley" for migrants. According to the U. S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 944 square miles, of which 943 square miles is land and 0.3 square miles is water. U. S. Highway 281 Interstate 69C is under construction and will follow the current route of U. S. 281 in most places. State Highway 285 Farm to Market Road 755 Jim Wells County Kleberg County Kenedy County Hidalgo County Starr County Jim Hogg County Duval County As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 7,223 people living in the county.
89.6% were White, 0.5% Black or African American, 0.3% Native American, 0.3% Asian, 7.9% of some other race and 1.4% of two or more races. 91.2 % were Latino. As of the census of 2000, there were 7,976 people, 2,711 households, 2,079 families residing in the county; the population density was 8 people per square mile. There were 3,203 housing units at an average density of 3 per square mile; the racial makeup of the county was 75.84% White, 0.19% Black or African American, 0.46% Native American, 0.09% Asian, 0.08% Pacific Islander, 21.58% from other races, 1.77% from two or more races. 91.57% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. There were 2,711 households out of which 38.90% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.20% were married couples living together, 19.10% had a female householder with no husband present, 23.30% were non-families. 21.40% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.30% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.92 and the average family size was 3.38.
In the county, the population was spread out with 31.60% under the age of 18, 8.90% from 18 to 24, 23.40% from 25 to 44, 21.70% from 45 to 64, 14.40% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 94.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.90 males. The median income for a household in the county was $18,622, the median income for a family was $22,473. Males had a median income of $23,051 versus $16,103 for females; the per capita income for the county was $10,234. About 36.90% of families and 40.20% of the population were below the poverty line, including 51.70% of those under age 18 and 30.40% of those age 65 or over. While the state of Texas has become a stronghold of the Republican Party in the 21st century, Brooks County rests in the oldest extant Democratic stronghold in the state, it has never voted for a Republican presidential candidate since its creation in 1911. No Republican has received more than 35% of the vote in the county since Richard Nixon in his 1972 landslide, no Democrat since George McGovern that same year has received less than 65%.
McGovern is one of only two Democrats, the other being Adlai Stevenson in 1956, to have received less than 60% of the vote in Brooks County since it first participated in presidential elections in 1912. The only instance of Brooks County having cast its votes for a Republican was in 2010, when Comptroller Susan Combs won it during her reelection, as no Democrat filed to run. Falfurrias Airport Road Addition Cantu Addition Encino Flowella Rachal Brooks County Courthouse List of museums in the Texas Gulf Coast National Register of Historic Places listings in Brooks County, Texas Recorded Texas Historic Landmarks in Brooks County Brooks County in Handbook of Texas Online. Brooks County Profile from the Texas Association of Counties
The 2010–11 LFL Season was the second season of the Lingerie Football League. The league featured 10 teams in various cities across the United States. For the 2010–11 season, the league launched two expansion franchises in the Orlando Fantasy and Baltimore Charm, while the Denver Dream and New York Majesty suspended operations because of issues with home venues. After the 2009–10 season, in which all games were broadcast on the internet, the league returned to traditional television for 2010. All games, except for the Lingerie Bowl, were broadcast in edited form on MTV2; the Lingerie Bowl aired on pay-per-view alongside the Super Bowl. The 2010 LFL All-Fantasy Game was held June 10, 2010, in Monterrey, with the Eastern Conference prevailing over the Western Conference 36–14; the All-Fantasy Game's co-MVPs were the Philadelphia Passion's Tyrah Lusby and the Miami Caliente's Anonka Dixon. The season kicked off on August 27, 2010, culminated with Lingerie Bowl VIII on February 6, 2011; the LFL Eastern and Western Conference playoff games were played back-to-back on January 29, 2011, at Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Florida.
The 2011 Lingerie Bowl, played during halftime of Super Bowl XLV, was held at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas between the Eastern Conference champion Philadelphia Passion and the Western Conference champion Los Angeles Temptation. Los Angeles Temptation won back-to-back titles by defeating the Philadelphia Passion 26–25. * - clinched playoff berth LFL Awards AnnouncementLeague MVP Ashley Salerno - Los Angeles Temptation Heather Furr - Chicago Bliss Marirose Roach - Philadelphia Passion Deborah Poles - Chicago BlissOffensive Player of the Year Marirose Roach - Philadelphia Passion Ashley Salerno - Los Angeles Temptation Heather Furr - Chicago Bliss Anonka Dixon - Miami CalienteDefensive Player of the Year Deborah Poles - Chicago Biss Danika Brace - Seattle Mist Danielle Hawkins - Dallas Desire Liz Gorman - Tampa BreezeRookie of the Year Ashley Salerno - Los Angeles Temptation Marirose Roach - Philadelphia Passion Heather Furr - Chicago Bliss Christie Bell - Philadelphia PassionCoach of the Year Chandler Brown - Philadelphia Passion Yo Murphy - Tampa Breeze Chris Michaelson - Seattle Mist David Bizub - Los Angeles TemptationMortaza Award Natalie Jahnke - Los Angeles Temptation Monique Gaxiola - Los Angeles Temptation Shelly Lashley - Philadelphia Passion Carie Small - Tampa Breeze Lauren Le Bella - Philadelphia PassionTeam of the Year Chicago Bliss Tampa Breeze Los Angeles Temptation Philadelphia PassionLingerie Bowl MVP Ashley Salerno - Los Angeles Temptation
Robin Clemens Benzing is a German professional basketball player for Casademont Zaragoza of the Liga ACB. He is a member of the Germany national basketball team. Standing at 6 ft 10 in, he plays at the small forward position. Benzing played in Germany with TV Langen in the second-tier TV Langen until 2009. In 2008, he had signed a letter of intent with the University of Michigan, but did not join the Wolverines due to NCAA initial eligibility requirements. From 2009 to 2011, Benzing played for Ratiopharm Ulm in Germany's Basketball Bundesliga, followed by a four-year stint at Bayern Munich. On June 30, 2015, he signed a two-year deal with CAI Zaragoza of the Spanish Liga ACB. After two years playing in Spain, he returned to his home country in September 2017, signing a three-year contract with S. Oliver Würzburg. Benzing averaged 4.1 rebounds per game in the 2017-18 season. On September 4, he signed a one-month deal with an option for nine additional months. On July 27, 2019, he signed a one-year deal with Casademont Zaragoza of the Liga ACB.
Benzing has been a member of the German national German national under-20 teams. He played in the 2007 FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship and the 2009 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship, where he was the tournament's leading scorer with 22.2 points per game. In 2009, he made his debut for the senior Germany national basketball team in the EuroBasket 2009, he played the EuroBasket 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017 and the 2010 FIBA World Championship. Note: The EuroLeague is not the only competition in which the player participated for the team during the season, he played in domestic competition, regional competition if applicable. Official website Robin Benzing at draftexpress.com Robin Benzing at eurobasket.com Robin Benzing at euroleague.net
Stephen Gaghan is an American screenwriter and director. He is noted for writing the screenplay for Steven Soderbergh's film Traffic, based on a Channel 4 series, for which he won the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay, as well as Syriana which he wrote and directed, he wrote and directed the thriller Abandon and the family film Dolittle, directed the drama Gold. Gaghan was born in Louisville, the son of the former Elizabeth Jane Whorton and her first husband, Stephen Gaghan, a stepson of Tom Haag. Gaghan attended a college preparatory school in Louisville, he was an All-State soccer player where he held the assist record at the school for nearly three decades. He is a grandson of Jerry Gaghan, a newspaper columnist and drama critic for Variety and the Philadelphia Daily News. Gaghan wrote in a 2001 article in Newsweek, "I wanted to be a writer, like my grandfather, who carried a card in his wallet that read, "If you find me, call my son at this number..."In his final days of high school before graduation, Gaghan was expelled for driving a go-cart through the halls of the school.
During the release of Traffic, a critic commented on one of the teen characters in the movie, a drug addict and a straight-A student, calling it unrealistic, which Gaghan defended by stating that he had straight A's while he was addicted to drugs and alcohol. As Gaghan wrote in an article published in Newsweek in February 2001, "I wasn't much different from my peers, except where they could stop drinking after three or six or 10 drinks, I couldn't stop and wouldn't stop until I had progressed through marijuana, cocaine and crack and freebase--which seem for so many people to be the last stop on the elevator." Gaghan has stated that he began dealing with his addictions in 1997. "Over one long, five-day weekend, I had three separate heroin dealers get arrested," he said. "My dealer, my backup dealer and my backup-backup dealer. I was left alone, I just hit that place, that total incomprehensible demoralization; that was the end of it. I just couldn't take another minute of it."He attended the University of Kentucky and was a member of Delta Tau Delta fraternity.
He was a student on the Fall 1986 Voyage of the "Semester at Sea" Study Abroad Program where he attended classes on board the SS Universe and sailed around the world. He graduated from Babson College in 1988 with a degree in screenwriting, he started a catalog company, Fallen Empire Inc. which he hoped would support his writing career. Gaghan wrote the screenplay for Traffic, for which he won an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay in 2000. In addition to Traffic, Gaghan directed and wrote the screenplays for Syriana and Abandon, the former receiving comparable critical acclaim to Traffic, while the latter turned out to be a total fiasco. Other writing credits include Rules of Engagement and The Alamo, as well as a handful of episodes of various television series. Gaghan turned down the chance to adapt The Da Vinci Code. In his television writing career, he won an Emmy Award for co-writing a NYPD Blue episode entitled Where's Swaldo, in 1997. In addition to NYPD Blue, he has written for The Practice and New York Undercover.
His next project is a film adaptation of Malcolm Gladwell's book, Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking. He has been hired by Warner Bros. to write the screenplay of the Dead Spy Running franchise written by author Jon Stock. He is set to direct crime thriller Candy Store. On January 19, 2017 it was announced that Ubisoft had hired Gaghan to direct the film adaptation of the popular video game The Division, but it was announced that Gaghan was no longer attached to the project. Gaghan has a son, a daughter, who goes by the nickname of Betsy, from a previous relationship with actress Michael McCraine, whom he met in 1997 while at a recovery meeting. On May 19, 2007, Gaghan married Marion "Minnie" Mortimer. Together they have a daughter, a son, Johnny. Call of Duty: Ghosts Entourage The Henry Rollins Show Film'72 Sunday Morning Shootout The Charlie Rose Show The Big Story HBO First Look Hollywood High 73rd Academy Awards Inside Traffic: The Making of Traffic Stephen Gaghan on IMDb Stephen Gaghan interview on Charlie Rose
American Society of Health-System Pharmacists is a professional organization that represents pharmacists who serve as patient care providers in acute and ambulatory care settings. The organization's 45,000 members include pharmacists, student pharmacists, pharmacy technicians. For more than 75 years, ASHP has been at the forefront of efforts to improve medication use and enhance patient safety. ASHP provides the only comprehensive, nationally available resource for drug shortage information in the U. S. By 1939, a subsection of hospital pharmacists was formed in the American Pharmaceutical Association, for the first time, hospital pharmacists had a voice in a national organization. In 1942, hospital pharmacists established the American Society of Hospital Pharmacists, affiliated with APhA. In 1947, ASHP and APhA jointly established a hospital pharmacy division with permanent staffing; the aim of the society is to advance and support the professional practice of pharmacists in hospitals and health systems and serve as their voice on issues related to medication use and public health.
ASHP provides legislative advocacy on health system pharmacy issues to achieve public policy that helps people make the best use of medicines. ASHP provides professional advocacy on health system pharmacy issues to government agencies, such as Food and Drug Administration, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and healthcare organizations like Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations and Institute of Medicine. American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy AHFS Drug Information Book Handbook on Injectable Drugs Best Practices for Hospital and Health-System Pharmacy ASHP Intersections American Society of Health-System Pharmacists ASHP Foundation
Cristian Marchi is an Italian progressive house, electro house and house music producer and DJ. His professional career began in 1999, when he was employed as a DJ and a speaker for Radio Base, a local radio station of his hometown, Mantova. Prior to that, he worked as an electrician during a DJ at night, his appeal as a DJ and performer grew over the years. He now does around 100 DJ gigs a year, all around the world, including Europe, Australia and Korea, he is a DJ guest in Paradise Mykonos, Tito's Palma de Mallorca and Bussola Versilia or Aquafan Riccione, Italy. In February 2013, his music podcast House Victim reached #1 on iTunes Italy in two charts: Top Episodes Music and Top Podcasts Music, his compilation album, We Are Perfect under Universal Music Italy, reached #1 on iTunes Dance Albums chart in Italy. Cristian Marchi's tracks and remixes are supported and playlisted by top DJ's such as David Guetta, Bob Sinclar, Dada Life and are released by many labels all around the world, including Time Records, Ultra Records, Universal Music Italy, Ego Music and his own label, Violence Rec.
He describes his own music as "modern house" and he is considered a key figure of the European house scene. He is the DJ testimonial for Pioneer CDJ, one of the main technology tools for DJ's, his most popular track is Love, American Express, a 2008 song realized with Dr. Feelx's important contribute. 2004: Sun Connection - "Love me Like a Flower" 2007: "Cristian Marchi E. P. Part 1" 2007: Cristian Marchi Presents Love Project - "Love" 2007: Cristian Marchi presents Saudage Project feat. Sharon May Linn - "Love Is Gonna Get You" 2008: Cristian Marchi Feat. Dot/Comma - "We Are Perfect" 2008: Cristian Marchi Presents Marchi's Flow Feat. Vincent* - "Star In The Sky" 2008: Cristian Marchi feat. Dr Feelx - "Love, American Express" 2008: Marchi's Flow* vs Love Feat. Miss Tia - "Feel The Love" 2009: Cristian Marchi Feat. Dot/Comma - "Disco Strobe" 2009: Nari & Milani And Cristian Marchi With Max'C - "Let It Rain" 2010: Nari & Milani And Cristian Marchi Feat. Luciana* - "I Got My Eye On You" 2010: Cristian Marchi And Nari & Milani Feat.
Max'C - "I Got You" 2011: We Are Perfect 2011: Gabry Ponte, Sergio D'angelo & Cristan Marchi Feat. Andrea Love - "Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood" 2011: Cristian Marchi & Gianluca Motta - "Love Comes Rising" 2011: Cristian Marchi And Syke'n' Sugarstarr Feat. Lisa Millett - "U Got Me Rockin'" 2011: Nari & Milani, Cristian Marchi Ft Shena - "Take Me To The Stars" 2012: Nari & Milani And Cristian Marchi Feat. Shena - "Love Will Conquer All" 2013: DJ Antoine, Cristian Marchi & Mad Mark - "Now or Never" 2013: Cristian Marchi feat. Max'C - "Let's F**k" 2013: Fedo Mora & Cristian Marchi - "Hey Dj!" 2013: Cristian Marchi, feat. Christine P LG - In love with a stranger 2013: Marchi's Flow - "Made To Love You" 2014: Cristian Marchi-One Night 2015: Cristian Marchi feat. Luciana - Keep Calm And Twerk On 2015: Cristian Marchi feat. Max' C - Second Chance 2010: Deep Swing - "In The Music" 2012: Maurizio Gubellini & Delayers - "In Da House" 2012.