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Broward County, Florida

Broward County is a county in southeastern Florida, US. According to a 2018 census report, the county had a population of 1,951,260, making it the second-most populous county in the state of Florida and the 17th-most populous county in the United States; the county seat is Fort Lauderdale. Broward County is one of the three counties in South Florida that make up the Miami metropolitan area, home to an estimated 6,198,782 people in 2018; the county has 31 municipalities, which consist of 24 incorporated cities and many unincorporated areas. It is Florida's seventh-largest county in terms of land area, with 1,322.8 square miles. Broward County's urbanized area occupies 427.8 square miles of land. The largest portion of the county is the Conservation Area that extends west to border Collier County; the conservation area is 796.9 square miles and consists of wetlands, much of which are part of the Everglades National Park. At its widest points, the County stretches 50.3 miles east to west and 27.4 miles from north to south, averaging 5 to 25 feet in elevation.

The earliest evidence of Native American settlement in the Miami region came from about 12,000 years ago. The first inhabitants settled on the banks of the Miami River, with the main villages on the northern banks; the inhabitants at the time of first European contact were the Tequesta people, who controlled much of southeastern Florida, including what is now Miami-Dade County, Broward County, the southern part of Palm Beach County. The Tequesta Indians fished and gathered the fruit and roots of plants for food, but did not practice any form of agriculture, they buried the small bones of the deceased with the rest of the body, put the larger bones in a box for the village people to see. The Tequesta are credited with making the Miami Circle. Although the area has been settled since about 1400 B. C. Broward County was founded on April 30, 1915, it was intended to be named Everglades County, but then-Speaker of the Florida House of Representatives Ion Farris amended the bill that established the county to name it in honor of Napoleon Bonaparte Broward, governor of Florida from 1905 to 1909.

Throughout his term as governor, Broward championed Everglades drainage and was remembered for his campaign to turn the Everglades into “useful land”. This opened up much of today's urban Broward County for development, first as agricultural land and as residential. A year before Broward became governor, Dania became the first incorporated community of what is now Broward County, followed by Pompano in 1908, Fort Lauderdale in 1911. In 1915, Palm Beach County and Dade County contributed nearly equal portions of land to create Broward County. Dixie Highway was completed through Broward County in 1915. In 1916, the settlement of "Zona" was renamed Davie in recognition of Robert P. Davie, a land developer who purchased a great deal of reclaimed Everglades land. Broward County began a huge development boom after its incorporation, with the first "tourist hotel", in Fort Lauderdale, opening in 1919. A year developers began dredging wetlands in the county to create island communities. 1925 was considered the peak of the Florida land boom with Davie, Deerfield and Hollywood all being incorporated.

By 1925, the boom was considered to have reached its peak, but the 1926 Miami hurricane caused economic depression in the county. In 1926, the Hollywood Seminole Indian Reservation was opened. In 1927, Lauderdale-by-the-Sea was incorporated. In 1928, the Bay Mabel Harbor was opened. In 1929, Merle Fogg Airport was dedicated. In 1939, Hillsboro Beach was incorporated. Gulfstream Park opened in Hallandale in 1939; the county saw another population and development boom post-World War II when the transformation from agricultural to urbanized residential area began. In 1947, Pompano merged with beach area to form the present day City of Pompano Beach. There was another boom between the late 1960s. In 1953, Lazy Lake, Fern Crest Village were incorporated. In 1955, Margate and Miramar were incorporated. In 1956, Lighthouse Point was incorporated and the Florida Turnpike was completed through Broward County. In 1957, Pembroke Park was incorporated. In 1959, Cooper City and Sea Ranch Lakes were incorporated.

In 1946 Dr. Von D. Mizell and black business owners petitioned the County Commission to make a county beach available to African Americans. Eight years a beach, today Dr. Von D. Mizell-Eula Johnson State Park, in Dania Beach, was made available, but there was no road to it until 1965. In the meantime and Eula Johnson, with supporters, deliberately violated the law on July 4, 1961, by wading into the water on Ft. Lauderdale beach; the legal process set in motion by this incident resulted in the desegregation of Broward County beaches in 1962. In 1960, the City of Pembroke Pines was incorporated; this same year marked the opening of Broward College. In 1961, Lauderdale Lakes and Sunrise were incorporated. In 1963, the cities of Coral Springs, North Lauderdale and Tamarac were all incorporated. In 1967, Coconut Creek was incorporated; the effects of a national recession hit the county in 1974 and the population growth slowed. This is from a peak growth percentage change of 297.9% which saw the population of Broward grow from 83,933 as of 1950 to 333,946 in 1960.

The population subsequently experienced an 85.7% population growth which brought the population to a total of 620,100 in 1970. The structure of the Broward County government was signed i

Kilmeen GAA

Kilmeen GAA are a Junior A Gaelic football club from the south-west division of County Cork, Ireland. The club competes in Cork competitions, their sister club in Hurling, Kilbree competes at Junior A level as of 2007. Cork Junior B Football Championship: Winner 1984, 2015 Runner-Up 2012, 2014 Cork Under-21 B Football Championship Runners-Up 2015 Cork Minor C Football Championship: Winners 1994, 2011 Runners-Up 2007 West Cork Junior B Football Championship: Winners 1943, 1952, 1962, 1965, 1984, 2010,2013,2014 Runners-Up: 1942, 1953, 1961, 2008,2009, 2012, 2015 West Cork Junior A Football Championship: Runners-Up 1987 West Cork Junior D Football Championship: Winners 2016 Runners-Up 1983 West Cork Minor C Football Championship: Winners 1994, 2007, 2011 Runners-Up 2002 West Cork Minor C Football Championship: Winners 2011 West Cork Under-21 A Football Championship: Winners 1985 West Cork Under-21 B Football Championship: Winners 1983, 1984, 2015 Runners-Up 1979, 1996, 2011, 2014 West Cork Under-21 C Football Championship: Winners 1994, 2004 Runners-Up 1999, 2005

Robert Firth

Robert Firth was a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Central District of California. Born in Harrison, New Jersey, Firth received an Artium Baccalaureus degree from Indiana University in 1940 and was in the United States Navy as a Lieutenant during World War II, from 1941 to 1945, he received a Bachelor of Laws from Harvard Law School in 1948, remaining a United States Naval Reserve as a Lieutenant from 1946 to 1952. He was in private practice in Los Angeles, California from 1949 to 1950, was in private practice in Pomona, California from 1950 to 1967, he was a judge of the Los Angeles County Superior Court from 1967 to 1974 serving as a lecturer at the University of La Verne College of Law in La Verne, California from 1971 to 1973. On February 6, 1974, Firth was nominated by President Richard Nixon to a seat on the United States District Court for the Central District of California was vacated by Judge Charles Hardy Carr. Firth was confirmed by the United States Senate on March 1, 1974, received his commission on March 8, 1974.

He assumed senior status due to a certified disability on October 31, 1979, served in that capacity until his death on January 4, 1984. Robert Firth at the Biographical Directory of Federal Judges, a public domain publication of the Federal Judicial Center

Hope Fairfield-Shanowski

Hope Fairfield-Shanowski is a fictional character on the ABC sitcom Hope & Faith. Born as Hope Fairfield, to Jack Fairfield and Mary Fairfield, she lost her virginity to somebody she used to date. She wishes she had lost it instead to Charley Shanowski, Her husband. Hope is the matriarch of the family, she is the most sensible one, is always reluctant to go along with her sister, Faith's schemes. She is married to Charlie and has 3 kids, Sydney and Justin, she likes to garden. Faith Fairfield is Hope's sister and a soap opera star whose character was killed off, leading her to move in with Hope's family. In the middle of season 2 Hope starts a catering business with Faith and calls her business,'Hope and Faith caterers', but in one episode she makes it'Hope and Grace caterers' because Faith took a job as a weather forecaster


SmartPlanet was an online magazine that covered clean technology and information technology as it related to healthcare, transportation, corporate sustainability and design. It was part of the business portfolio of CBS Interactive that included BNET and ZDNet and was known for its daily coverage of the technology and energy industries, it stopped publishing on June 30, 2014. The site was first launched by Ziff Davis on November 2, 1999 as an online educational service and "personal learning community" focused on the technology industry. After CNET Networks acquired Ziff Davis and subsidiary ZDNet in 2000, SmartPlanet was relaunched in 2001 as a paid learning service for IT professionals. In 2008, it was relaunched as a U. K.-based eco-friendly, green lifestyle publication that featured reviews of sustainable and ethical products. It was edited by Adam Vaughan, now energy correspondent of The Guardian. In June 2009, SmartPlanet was relocated to the U. S. and revamped as a business-centric publication led by ZDNet editor-in-chief Larry Dignan.

It stopped publishing on June 30, 2014, its staff and content were merged with ZDNet. At launch in 2009, SmartPlanet was divided into three sections: Smart Business, Smart Technology and Smart People. Within SmartPlanet's sections were several blogs: Business Brains, which covers cities and corporate sustainability. Intelligent Energy, which covers clean technology. Pure Genius, which profiles the inventors and thought leaders behind innovation. Rethinking Healthcare, which covers health technology and policy. Science Scope, which covers scientific discoveries. Thinking Tech, which covers aerospace, military and other applied technology. Solving Cities, which covers urban planning, public works infrastructure, government 2.0 initiatives and green building. Transport Theory, which covers various modes of transportation and the systems and infrastructure that support them. Smart Takes, an editor's blog with daily opinion items, its blogs were eliminated in a 2013 redesign and rebranding that recategorized the content into news and features.

SmartPlanet produced original video on new technologies and industry conferences on sustainability and green technology. The site's occasional series called "The Future Of..." was known for featuring real-world applications of new technologies that redefine existing products or services, such as diabetic monitors, bus stops and hospitals. In 2011, the series won the Jesse H. Neal National Business Journalism Award for "Best Use of Video" by a B2B trade publication. BNET CBS Interactive CBS MoneyWatch CBS News CNET TechRepublic ZDNet Hiskes, Jonathan. "SmartPlanet is not going green". Analysis. Seattle: Grist. Retrieved 2010-06-09

Foivos Delivorias

Foivos Delivorias, born 29 September 1973, is a Greek rock musician and songwriter from Kallithea, Attica. In 1988, when he was only 15 years old, he took a cassette of his songs to Manos Xatzidakis resulting, one year in the release of his debut album "Η παρέλαση" in November 1989, his second disk was released, quite a few years after the first, on July 1995 and it was titled "Η ζωή μόνο ετσι ειν' ωραία". The same year he participated for the first time in a live music performance with Dionysis Savvopoulos. In 1998, his third album was released and it was titled "Χάλια". In the summer of 2003, his next album is released, the title of, "Ο καθρέφτης". In 2008, he released his fourth album "Οι απίθανοι περιπέτειες". Two years he released his fifth album "Ο Αόρατος Άνθρωπος", his latest album was released in November 2015, "Καλλιθέα". Recent concerts include the Fuzz Club in Athens on 22 December 2010; the Lithografio at Patras on 20 January 2011. Γαία Live on 11 March 2010 in Thessaloniki. Foivos Delivorias has released the following albums:1989: Η Παρέλαση 1995: Η Ζωή Μόνο Έτσι Είν' Ωραία 1998: Χάλια 2003: Ο καθρέφτης 2007: Έξω 2010: Ο Αόρατος Άνθρωπος 2015: Καλλιθέα Compilations: 2008: Οι Απίθανες Περιπέτειες του Φοίβου Δεληβοριά official website interview of Foivos Delivorias