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Calhoun County, Iowa

Calhoun County is a county located in the U. S. state of Iowa. As of the 2010 census, the population was 9,670, its county seat is Rockwell City. Calhoun County was formed on January 15, 1851 from open land named Fox County, it was renamed in 1853 after the seventh US Vice President secessionist John C. Calhoun; when the tracks of the Illinois Central Railroad were laid through the county in 1870, the county seat was moved from Lake City to Rockwell City. The first train reached Rockwell City on August 7, 1882 and the population count doubled in the same year; the first courthouse, built of wood, burned to the ground in 1884 and the county government moved into a nearby hotel. In 1913, the current courthouse was built. On July 6, 1893, Pomeroy was struck by a tornado. With a damage path 500 yards wide and 55 miles long, the tornado destroyed about 80% of the homes in Pomeroy; the tornado killed 71 people and injured 200. According to the U. S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 572 square miles, of which 570 square miles is land and 2.1 square miles is water.

U. S. Highway 20 Iowa Highway 4 Iowa Highway 7 Iowa Highway 175 Pocahontas County Webster County Greene County Carroll County Sac County The 2010 census recorded a population of 9,670 in the county, with a population density of 16.96/sq mi. There were 5,108 housing units; as of the census of 2000, there were 11,115 people, 4,513 households, 3,014 families residing in the county. The population density was 20 people per square mile. There were 5,219 housing units at an average density of 9 per square mile; the racial makeup of the county was 98.06% White, 0.69% Black or African American, 0.20% Native American, 0.18% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.34% from other races, 0.52% from two or more races. 0.90 % of the population were Latino of any race. There are 4,513 households out of which 27.80% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.90% were married couples living together, 6.60% had a female householder with no husband present, 33.20% were non-families. 30.50% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.80% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older.

The average household size was 2.31 and the average family size was 2.87. In the county, the population was spread out with 23.10% under the age of 18, 6.40% from 18 to 24, 24.80% from 25 to 44, 23.70% from 45 to 64, 22.10% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 98.10 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.60 males. The median income for a household in the county was $33,286, the median income for a family was $41,583. Males had a median income of $28,787 versus $20,095 for females; the per capita income for the county was $17,498. 10.10% of the population and 7.10% of families were below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 13.50% of those under the age of 18 and 8.50% of those 65 and older were living below the poverty line. Easley Knoke Sherwood Twin Lakes, a census-designated place Calhoun County is divided into sixteen townships: The population ranking of the following table is based on the 2010 census of Calhoun County.† county seat National Register of Historic Places listings in Calhoun County, Iowa Calhoun County Courthouse County website Graphic-Advocate Newspaper

Nagode Trial

The Nagode Trial was a political show trial in Slovenia, Yugoslavia in 1947. The trial was carried out by the Slovene authorities under the leadership of the Communist Party of Slovenia against non-communist politicians that wished to participate in politics in Slovenia after 1945. In May 1947 the Slovenian secret police arrested 32 educated intellectuals; these included some former members of the Communist Party of Slovenia, but the majority were liberal democrats that were inclined toward western-style parliamentary democracy. Those arrested included Črtomir Nagode, Ljubo Sirc, Leon Kavčnik, Boris Furlan, Zoran Hribar, Angela Vode, Metod Kumelj, Pavla Hočevar, Svatopluk Zupan, Bogdan Stare, Metod Pirc, Vid Lajovic, Franjo Sirc, Elizabeta Hribar, during the trial Franc Snoj was added to the group, they were tortured for two months in Ljubljana's prisons. The Politburo of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Slovenia used the Slovene media to characterize those arrested as "a handful of spies, class enemies, foreign paid agents, who have no political program and whose work, with no political value at all, is to damage the people's authority."

The trial against the accused began on July 29, the proceedings were broadcast to the public via special loudspeakers on the streets. The public prosecutor in the trial was Viktor Avbelj a president of the presidency of the Socialist Republic of Slovenia, Drago Supančič was used as an incriminating witness; the trial became known as the "Nagode trial" after the principal defendant. After 13 days of hearings, on August 12 three of the defendants were sentenced to be shot, the remainder were sentenced to lengthy prison sentences with forced labor, deprivation of all civil rights, confiscation of their property. Nagode was shot on September 12, 1947 and the death sentences against Furlan and Sirc were commuted to 20 years in prison. Two of those sentenced committed suicide. In 1991 the Supreme Court of the Republic of Slovenia overturned the conviction against Nagode and his fourteen co-defendants on the grounds that it was based on false testimony and that it had been a corrupt trial against imaginary Western spies.

Dachau trials

Lawrence Sanchez

Lawrence'Larry' Sanchez is a former Central Intelligence Agency officer and security consultant. After the September 11 attacks he was seconded by the CIA to the New York City Police Department where he helped establish a controversial program for surveillance of the city's Muslim population. While in the Central Intelligence Agency Sanchez spent 15 years overseas in the Soviet Union, South Asia, the Middle East. In 2002 he was sent to the New York City Police Department by the Directorate of Central Intelligence to "improve analytic information-handling capabilities of law enforcement entities in the States of New York and New Jersey," according to an inspector-general report, he was a conduit channeling CIA intelligence from abroad to the New York police. He picked an NYPD detective to attend the CIA's training facility at Camp Peary. While under Sanchez's direction the NYPD's Cyber Intelligence Unit conducted training sessions for the CIA. In 2003 he created the'Demographics Unit'. In 2004 he took a temporary leave of absence from the CIA to become deputy to David Cohen, the head of the NYPD intelligence division.

In 2007, as a senior NYPD official, Sanchez testified before a Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. He said, "Rather than just protecting New York City citizens from terrorists, the New York Police Department believes part of its mission is to protect New York City citizens from turning into terrorists." In 2010 he left the NYPD. Since leaving the NYPD Sanchez has worked as a security consultant in the Middle East. Since 2011, he has been working for Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the crown prince of Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates, to build the emirate's intelligence services. Sanchez built his relationship with the Emirates while at the NYPD. In 2008, the NYPD and the UAE entered an intelligence-sharing deal and the NYPD established an office in Abu Dhabi; the UAE gave the New York City Police Foundation $1million for its intelligence division in 2012

State of the Art (Hilltop Hoods album)

State of the Art is the fifth studio album released by Australian hip hop trio, Hilltop Hoods, on 12 June 2009. State of the Art is the first release by Golden Era Records, it is the first release to be made by the group since their ARIA Award winning album, The Hard Road, in 2006, its remix album, The Hard Road: Restrung, released in 2007. The first track on the album, "The Return" is about how long it had been since they last released an album; the first single, "Chase that Feeling", was released on 5 May 2009. The album debuted at number one on the Australian ARIA Charts and has been certified double platinum by the Australian Recording Industry Association for shipments exceeding 140,000 copies. Hilltop Hoods have been nominated for various ARIA Awards for the album, including'Single of the Year','Best Urban Release','Engineer of the Year' and'Producer of the Year'. All tracks are written by Hilltop Hoods

Collingswood Boys

The Collingswood Boys are four boys who were starved by their adoptive parents and Vanessa Jackson, while living in Collingswood, New Jersey. The Jacksons were arrested in October 2003 and indicted by a grand jury on 8 counts of aggravated assault and 20 counts of endangerment for failing to provide adequate nutrition and dental care, a clean environment for the four boys, who ranged in age from 10 to 19 as of May 2004; the case came to public attention after a neighbor found the Jacksons' 19-year-old adoptive son, rummaging through their garbage cans for food at three o'clock in the morning on October 10, 2003, called 911. The Collingswood Police Department responded to the call and found Bruce, who weighed 45 pounds at the time and stood only 4 feet tall, they went to the Jackson home, where they found his adoptive brothers, who appeared malnourished: Michael, age 9 and 23 pounds. The adoptive father, Raymond Jackson, 51, died of complications from a stroke on November 14, 2004, before the case went to trial.

In an interview with a New York magazine shortly before his death, Jackson claimed that 45-pound Bruce Jackson had gorged himself on food and had lied about conditions in the home. Until the 911 call, no one had reported concerns about the children, although they were seen in public, including at the Come Alive New Testament Church in Medford, New Jersey, where Raymond and Vanessa Jackson and their adoptive and foster children, including the four boys, always sat in the front row for services, they attended church picnics and the boys sang gospel on stage. The Jacksons blamed the emaciated conditions of the four boys on medical problems; the Jacksons had six adopted children: Bruce. They planned to adopt a 10-year-old foster child, Breanna, they received an annual subsidy of $30,000 to care for their foster and adopted children. Dozens of friends and acquaintances thought that the Jacksons were model parents who adopted troubled children with a host of medical problems – children no one else wanted.

They believed that Jesus would guide them. Vanessa Jackson, the adoptive mother pleaded guilty and was sentenced to seven years in prison. Bruce gained 100 pounds within a year after his removal from the Jacksons' home

Giuseppe Zinanni

Count Giuseppe Ginanni or Zinanni was an Italian naturalist. Zinanni wrote the first book devoted to the eggs and nests of birds Delle uova e dei nidi degli uccelli, illustrated with 34 black and white plates. Birds are divided into three groups: raptorial land birds, other land birds, waterbirds; each oological plate illustrated from one to nine eggs representing 106 species altogether. The specimens illustrated, he published a book on snails and another on grasshoppers. Cesare Conci and Roberto Poggi, Iconography of Italian entomologists, with essential biographical data. Memorie della Società Entomologica Italiana, 75: 159–382. Jean Anker. Bird Books and Bird Art. An Outline of the Literary History and Iconography of Descriptive Ornithology Levin & Munksgaard. Zinanni/Studi Ravennati * Riministoria