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Canadian Coast Guard

The Canadian Coast Guard is the coast guard of Canada. Formed in 1962, the coast guard is tasked with marine search and rescue, communication and transportation issues in Canadian waters, such as navigation aids and icebreaking, marine pollution response and providing support for other Canadian government initiatives; the coast guard operates 119 vessels of varying sizes and 22 helicopters, along with a variety of smaller craft. The CCG is headquartered in Ottawa, is a special operating agency within Fisheries and Oceans Canada. Unlike armed coast guards of some other nations, the CCG is a government marine organization without naval or law enforcement responsibilities. Naval operations in Canada's maritime environment are the responsibility of the Royal Canadian Navy. Enforcement of Canada's maritime-related federal statutes may be carried out by peace officers serving with various federal, provincial or municipal law enforcement agencies. Although CCG personnel are neither a naval nor law enforcement force, they may operate CCG vessels in support of naval operations, or they may serve an operational role in the delivery of maritime law enforcement and security services in Canadian federal waters by providing a platform for personnel serving with one or more law enforcement agencies.

The CCG's responsibility encompasses Canada's 202,080-kilometre long coastline, the longest of any nation in the world. Its vessels and aircraft operate over an area of ocean and inland waters covering 2.3 million square nautical miles. "Canadian Coast Guard services support government priorities and economic prosperity and contribute to the safety and security of Canadian waters."The CCG's mandate is stated in the Oceans Act and the Canada Shipping Act. The Oceans Act gives the minister of Fisheries and Oceans responsibility for providing: aids to navigation; the Canada Shipping Act gives the minister powers and obligations concerning: aids to navigation. As a special operating agency within the Department of Fisheries and Oceans, the CCG uses generic identifiers imposed by the Federal Identity Program. However, the CCG is one of several federal departments and agencies that have been granted heraldic symbols; the CCG badge was approved in 1962. Blue symbolizes water, white represents ice, dolphins are considered a friend of mariners.

The motto Saluti Primum, Auxilio Semper translates "Safety First, Service Always". In addition to the Coast Guard Jack, distinctive flags have been approved for use by senior CCG officials including the Honorary Chief Commissioner and the Minister of Transport; the Canadian Coast Guard Auxiliary was granted a flag and badge by the Canadian Heraldic Authority in 2012. A variety of federal departments and the navy performed the work which the CCG does today. Following Confederation in 1867, the federal government placed many of the responsibilities for maintaining aids to navigation, marine safety, search and rescue under the Marine Service of the Department of Marine and Fisheries, with some responsibility for waterways resting with the Canal Branch of the Department of Railways and Canals. Lifeboat stations had been established on the east and west coasts as part of the Canadian Lifesaving Service. On the Pacific coast, the service operated the Dominion Lifesaving Trail which provided a rural communications route for survivors of shipwrecks on the treacherous Pacific Ocean coast off Vancouver Island.

These stations maintained, sometimes sporadically in the earliest days, pulling lifeboats manned by volunteers and motorized lifeboats. After the Department of Marine and Fisheries was split into separate departments, the Department of Marine continued to take responsibility for the federal government's coastal protection services. During the inter-war period, the Royal Canadian Navy performed similar duties at a time when the navy was wavering on the point of becoming a civilian organization. Laws related to customs and revenue were enforced by the marine division of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. A government reorganization in 1936 saw the Department of Marine and its Marine Service, along with several other government departments and agencies, folded into the new Department of Transport. Following the Second World War, Canada experienced a major expansion in ocean commerce, culminating with the opening of the St. Lawrence Seaway in 1958; the shipping industry was changing throughout eastern Canada and required an expanded federal government role in the Great Lakes and the Atlantic coast, as well as an increased presence in the Arctic and Pacific coasts for sovereignty purposes.

The government of Prime Minister John Diefenbaker decided to consolidate the duties of the Marine Service of the Department of Transport and on January 26, 1962, the Canadian Coast Guard was formed as a subsidiary of DOT. One of the more notable inheritances at the time of formation was the icebreaker Labrador, transferred from the Royal Canadian Navy. A period of expansion followed the creation of the CCG between the 1960s

Turnstone Flats

Turnstone Flats is a property located on the southeast corner of Third and Jackson in Moscow, Idaho. The building that stands on the corner was built as a headquarters for a religion, called Psychiana; this building was used to produce and mail the lessons of Psychiana all over the world. During the twenty-five years that this religion flourished, it was the seventh largest religion in the world; the majority of the religious lessons were mailed off from this site. 129 West Third Street consists of two lots on the third block of the western portion of downtown Moscow. The first structure on the property was a boarding house which became a funeral parlor; the Short’s Funeral Chapel used the old boarding house until the Short's sold the property to Frank B. Robinson, the founder of Psychiana. With the purchase of this property, Psychiana was operating out of three buildings along the Third Street block in the heart of downtown Moscow. Due to the large volume of mail that Psychiana was receiving and sending daily, the Moscow Post Office received a Class A Rating.

As the religion began to grow, the religion began to outgrow the headquarters. In March 1934, they moved into a “beautiful, new concrete and brick building” which adorned the lots that Robinson acquired from the Shorts two years earlier; the new building contained an air change apparatus and could accommodate up to three working crews, as well as the immense volumes of business. Psychiana employed one hundred employees, each employee handled up to 50,000 pieces of mail per day; the headquarters received an average of 1,300 pieces of correspondence each day. In January 1949, Pearl Robinson sold the building on the corner of Third Street and Jackson to the Medical Arts and Professional Building, Inc; the building was a professional center until the property was sold to Dr. John Ayers in January 1977. Ayers went on to own the building until December 1985, when he donated the property to the University of Idaho. After he donated the building, it still remained a professional center and the university sold the property in April 2011 to Turnstone, LLC.

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Melvin T. Tukman

Melvin T. Tukman is an American asset manager and philanthropist, he is the co-founder and president of Tukman Grossman Capital Management, an investment firm based in Larkspur, California. He has managed capital for the International Monetary Stanford University, he is a large donor to the Harvard Business School. Melvin Theodore Tukman graduated from Hunter College, he received a master in business administration from the Harvard Business School in 1966. Tukman began his career as an investment manager in 1971. With Dan Grossman, Tukman co-founded Tukman Grossman Capital Management, an investment firm known as Tukman Capital Management based in Larkspur, California, in 1980, their initial investment was US$11 million. By 1991, the firm has US$496 million of assets under management, it invested capital for Stanford University and the International Monetary Fund; some of its investments included shareholdings in Ralston Purina, Anheuser-Busch and GEICO. By 1995, the firm was the fourth largest shareholder of CBS and the seventh largest shareholder of Capital Cities Communications.

Tukman has made charitable donations to the Harvard Business School. He endowed the Mel Tukman Dean’s Fund at the HBS in 1999, which funded the Tukman Fellowship, awarded to academics Dennis W. Campbell, Noam T. Wasserman, Scott A. Snook and Shikhar Ghosh. In March 2015, the fellowship was renamed the Mel Tukman Senior Lectureship after he donated to the Harvard Business School Campaign. With his wife, Tukman supports the Lois and Mel Tukman Endowed Assistant Professorship at Cornell University, held by Tashara Marie Leak, they have donated to New Leaders. Tukman has a wife, who served on the board of trustees of The Branson School, they summer in Chilmark on Martha's Vineyard, where they have owned a summer house since 1989


U2AF homology motif kinase 1 known as UHMK1, is a protein which in humans is encoded by the UHMK1 gene. UHMK1 is a kinase enzyme which phosphorylates the protein stathmin and has an RNA recognition motif of unknown function. UHMK1 is expressed in the brain and has been genetically implicated in schizophrenia in two genetic studies. Mice with the gene encoding stathmin knocked out, so that they do not express this protein in the brain, show abnormal fear responses; this effect could be developed as an animal model for schizophrenia. UHMK1 phosphorylates the CNS proteins myelin basic protein and synapsin I so that genetic abnormalities in UHMK1 could contribute to the genetic cause of schizophrenia through several different brain pathways

Pamela Beidle

Pamela Graboski Beidle is an American politician from Maryland and a member of the Democratic Party. She was elected in 2006, reelected in 2010 and 2014 to the Maryland House of Delegates, representing Maryland's District 32 in Anne Arundel County, she serves on the Environmental Matters Committee. Prior to her election in the Maryland House of Delegates, she served two terms as a County Council Member for the 1st District of Anne Arundel County, she is the President of Beidle Insurance Agency located in Glen Burnie and Hanover, Maryland. Beidle serves as a bank director with the Arundel Federal Savings Bank; as a member of the House of Delegates, Delegate Beidle serves on the Environmental Matters committee, serving on the Environment and Real Property, the Bi-County and Local Government sub-committees. Beidle is a graduate of Archbishop Spalding High School, 1969, Anne Arundel Community College, 1977 and Towson State University, 1994. Pamela and her husband, Len live in Maryland, they have three grown children, Nicholas and Lyndsey.

They have two grandchildren. Voted for the Maryland Gang Prosecution Act of 2007, subjecting gang members to up to 20 years in prison and/or a fine of up to $100,000 voted for Jessica’s Law, eliminating parole for the most violent child sexual predators and creating a mandatory minimum sentence of 25 years in state prison, 2007 voted for Public Safety – Statewide DNA Database System – Crimes of Violence and Burglary – Post conviction, helping to give police officers and prosecutors greater resources to solve crimes and eliminating a backlog of 24,000 unanalyzed DNA samples, leading to 192 arrests, 2008 voted for Vehicle Laws – Repeated Drunk and Drugged Driving Offenses – Suspension of License, strengthening Maryland’s drunk driving laws by imposing a mandatory one year license suspension for a person convicted of drunk driving more than once in five years, 2009 voted for HB 102, creating the House Emergency Medical Services System Workgroup, leading to Maryland’s budgeting of $52 million to fund three new Medevac helicopters to replace the State’s aging fleet, 2009For the past four years, Delegate Beidle has annually voted to support classroom teachers, public schools and hospitals in Anne Arundel County.

Since 2002, funding to schools across the State has increased 82%, resulting in Maryland being ranked top in the nation for K-12 education. "Pamela G. Beidle, Maryland State Senator". Maryland Manual Online. Maryland State Archives. May 31, 2019. Retrieved June 4, 2019

1948 Major League Baseball All-Star Game

The 1948 Major League Baseball All-Star Game was the 15th playing of the midsummer classic between the all-stars of the American League and National League, the two leagues comprising Major League Baseball. The game was held on July 13, 1948, at Sportsman's Park in St. Louis, the home of both the St. Louis Browns of the American League and the St. Louis Cardinals of the National League; the game resulted in the American League defeating the National League 5–2. The lone representative of the host team was Al Zarilla, a reserve outfielder for the AL, who entered the game playing right field in the top of the 5th inning, was hitless in two at bats. Players in italics have since been inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame. Richie Ashburn, cf Red Schoendienst, 2b – starting in place of Eddie Stanky, due to injury Stan Musial, lf Johnny Mize, 1b Enos Slaughter, rf Andy Pafko, 3b Walker Cooper, c Pee Wee Reese, ss Ralph Branca, p Pat Mullin, rf Tommy Henrich, lf - starting in place of Ted Williams, due to injury Lou Boudreau, ss Joe Gordon, 2b Hoot Evers, cf - starting in place of Joe DiMaggio, due to injury Ken Keltner, 3b - starting in place of George Kell, due to injury George McQuinn, 1b Buddy Rosar, c Walt Masterson, p The umpires changed assignments in the middle of the fifth inning – Berry and Reardon swapped positions Stewart and Paparella swapped positions.

The NL scored two runs in the top of the 1st inning, on a leadoff single by Richie Ashburn, a two-run home run by Stan Musial with one out. It would be the only runs; the AL got one run back on a home run by Hoot Evers. They tied the score at 2–2 in the bottom of the 3rd, after two walks, a steal of third base by Mickey Vernon, a sacrifice fly from Lou Boudreau. In the bottom of the 4th, the AL pulled ahead with 3 runs. With the AL up 5–2, there would be no more scoring, despite the NL loading the bases in the 6th inning. Baseball Almanac