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Tim Murtaugh

Timothy J. Murtaugh is an American former professional baseball catcher and manager; the son of former Pittsburgh Pirates infielder and pilot Danny Murtaugh, Tim fashioned a 13-year career in the Pirates' farm system, six of them as an active player, seven as a manager or playing manager. The 5 foot, 11 inch, 195 pound Murtaugh signed with the Pirates after graduating from the College of the Holy Cross. A switch hitter, he threw right-handed; the Associated Press called him a "bona fide major league prospect". After his playing career peaked with five games at the Triple-A level with the 1968 Columbus Jets of the International League, he became a skipper in the Pittsburgh minor league organization, where he won championships in the Carolina League and Eastern League, he spent 1½ seasons managing at the Triple-A level with the 1976 Charleston Charlies and the 1977 Columbus Clippers. As a player, he appeared with 13 home runs. After leaving the game after the'77 campaign, Murtaugh worked in insurance and entered local politics, serving as a member of the board of commissioners of Ridley Township, Delaware County and multiple terms on the Delaware County Council.

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PS Business Parks

PS Business Parks, Inc. a member of the S&P MidCap 400, is a publicly traded real estate investment trust that acquires, develops and operates commercial properties multi-tenant industrial and office space. The Company wholly owns over 27.5 million rentable square feet concentrated in six states and holds a 95% interest in a 395-unit apartment complex. The company was formed in 1990 as a division of Public Storage. In 1998, the company was spun-off from its parent. In 2002, the company acquired Metro Park North, a 17-building business park in Rockville, Maryland for $125 million. In 2011, the company purchased a 5.34 million-square-foot industrial and flex portfolio in Northern California from a subsidiary of Deutsche Bank for $520 million. In 2018, the company acquired a portfolio of industrial properties in Northern Virginia for $143 million. Business data for PS Business Parks, Inc

Greatest Hits South Yorkshire

Greatest Hits South Yorkshire is a local radio station owned and operated by Bauer Radio as part of the Greatest Hits Radio network. It broadcasts to the North Midlands; the station broadcasts on three separate frequencies, 1305 kHz in Barnsley, 1548 kHz for Sheffield & Rotherham and 990 kHz in Doncaster. The station was formed when Radio Hallam split its FM and medium wave frequencies to provide two separate services; the AM station became "Classic Gold" "Classic Gold Radio", "Great Yorkshire Gold" and "Great Yorkshire Radio". The original incarnation was owned by The Yorkshire Radio Network who were taken over by Metro Radio group before being bought by EMAP in 1996. At the start of 1997, Emap decided to scrap the regional Classic Gold station and replaced it with local stations under the brandname of Magic, with a new format of Hot Adult Contemporary music. Magic AM launched at 8 am on 12 February 1997. In December 2001, EMAP decided that it was more economical for the Magic AM to share off-peak programmes in line with the other 7 Magic stations in northern England.

Stations began networking 10 am-2 pm from Magic 1152 in Manchester, 7 pm-6 am from the London station Magic 105.4 providing the programmes – during these hours it was known as Magic, although there were local commercial breaks, local news on the hour. In January 2003 after a sharp decline in listening, the station ceased networking with the London station, Magic 105.4, a regional northern network was created with Magic 1152 at the hub at the weekend and the Newcastle station of the same name during the week. During networked hours, local adverts are aired, as well as a local news summary on the hour. From July 2006, more networking was introduced across the northern Magic stations, meaning only the breakfast show would be produced locally; however the decision was taken in April 2013 to network this show across the other Yorkshire-based Magic stations and the Leeds-based programme replaced the locally produced show. The regional breakfast show was axed in December 2014. On 5 January 2015, Magic AM was rebranded as Hallam 2 as part of a revamp of the Bauer network and is networked with the other Bauer AM stations in the North although local news and travel continue to be broadcast as opt-outs during the day.

On 7 January 2019, Hallam 2 rebranded as Greatest Hits South Yorkshire. The station carries a full schedule of networked programming and broadcast from Greatest Hits Radio's Manchester and Birmingham studios. Other output originates from Bauer's Golden Square headquarters in Soho. Greatest Hits South Yorkshire broadcasts local news bulletins hourly from 6 am to 7 pm on weekdays and from 7 am to 1 pm at weekends. Headlines are broadcast on the half-hour during weekday breakfast and drivetime shows, alongside traffic bulletins. National bulletins from Sky News Radio are carried at other times. Official website Transmitter Information

German World Alliance

German World Alliance, in German: „Deutsche Weltallianz“ is the only worldwide organization of the Germans abroad. The GWA was founded 2002 in Washington D. C. where is still its main office. The GWA aims to support human rights of Germans worldwide, to enhance the exchange of information and communication among the Germans worldwide and to preserve the use of the German language and German culture. Since 2008 its president is Peter Wassertheurer from Austria,The GWA is the umbrella organization of numerous member German diaspora associations in USA, Argentina, Germany, Switzerland, Great Britain and Serbia The GWA describes itself as "the greatest human rights organization of the Germans worldwide“; the GWA cooperates with German embassies and cultural organizations abroad. Landesverband der Donauschwaben USA Institute for German-American Relations, Pennsylvania German Canadian Congress, president Tony Bergmeier, Ontario Federación de Asociaciones Argentino-Germanas", FAAG, Buenos Aires Österreichische Landsmannschaft Federation of the German communities in Austria Federation of German social cultural associations in Poland, president Bernard Gaida Carpatian German associationThe German World Alliance is connected with the "Association for German Cultural Relations with Abroad", a contact center between Germany and the about 14 million Germans abroad who still adhere to their German ancestry and language.

President: Dr. Peter Wassertheurer, Austria Vice president: Dr. Kearn C. Schemm, USA Treasurer: Dr. Herbert Traxler, President of the American-Austrian Society Secretary: Prof. Dr. Reinhold Reimann, AustriaThe board members represent the various member organizations; the next Annual Assembly of the GWA in autumn 2015 with the election of a new board team is planned after long in Washington D. C. again. In declarations and publications the representatives of the GWA turn against the thesis of the collective guilt of the Germans and their discrimination in some countries. In particular, they condemn the expulsion of Germans from the eastern regions and the countries of Eastern Europe while Allied war crimes stay unpunished; the GWA signed in the Vienna Declaration on Human Rights of November 29, 2005 and signed the Triest Declaration of March 31, 2007 on the "Charter of Expellees and Refugees of Europe“. In addition, the GWA calls for the rehabilitation and compensation of unjustly interned Germans in North and South America during the two world wars.

In this matter on April 30, 2009 the GWA sent a letter to President Barack Obama with the request of acknowledgement and compensation. The GWA tries to spread an "objective" account of the German history in schools and media abroad and to preserve the German language and cultural heritage in the diaspora; the GWA requested from the Canadian government rehabilitation and compensation for the internment of thousands of Canadian citizens only because of their ethnic descent during both World Wars. The GWA supported the complaints of the German-Canadian Congress against the concept of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights to present the Holocaust. Instead they requested together with the Ukrainian Canadian Congress the presentation of all mass murders ad human right abuses as Holodomor in Ukraine, genocide against Armenians and massacres in Rwanda; the GWA wanted the expulsion of 14 million Germans at the end of the Second World War to be included in the Museum's presentation. The GWA sees itself as "guardian" of German language and culture in the diaspora, while criticizing some developments in present Germany.

German diaspora Danube Swabians Ukrainian World Congress World Jewish Congress Homepage of the German World Alliance "German World Alliance" - short portrait, in: Echo Germanica, March, 2006, No.3 "Support for Germans - Nearly Unknown: German World Alliance“, Preußische Allgemeine Zeitung, No.42, October 18, 2014, p. 20

Maxillary sinus

The pyramid-shaped maxillary sinus is the largest of the paranasal sinuses, drains into the middle meatus of the nose through the osteomeatal complex. It is the largest air sinus in the body. Found in the body of the maxilla, this sinus has three recesses: an alveolar recess pointed inferiorly, bounded by the alveolar process of the maxilla; the medial wall is composed of cartilage. The ostia for drainage are located high on the medial wall and open into the semilunar hiatus of the lateral nasal cavity; the ostium of the maxillary sinus is high up on the medial wall and on average is 2.4 mm in diameter. The sinus is lined with cilia that beat toward the ostia; this membranous lining is referred to as the Schneiderian membrane, histologically a bilaminar membrane with pseudostratified ciliated columnar epithelial cells on the internal side and periosteum on the osseous side. The size of the sinuses varies in different skulls, on the two sides of the same skull; the infraorbital canal projects into the cavity as a well-marked ridge extending from the roof to the anterior wall.

The mucous membranes receive their postganglionic parasympathetic nerve innervation for mucous secretion originating from the greater petrosal nerve. The superior alveolar nerves, branches of the maxillary nerve provide sensory innervation; the nasal wall of the maxillary sinus, or base, presents, in the disarticulated bone, a large, irregular aperture, communicating with the nasal cavity. In the articulated skull this aperture is much reduced in size by the following bones: the uncinate process of the ethmoid above, the ethmoidal process of the inferior nasal concha below, the vertical part of the palatine behind, a small part of the lacrimal above and in front; the sinus communicates through an opening into the semilunar hiatus on the lateral nasal wall. On the posterior wall are the alveolar canals, transmitting the posterior superior alveolar vessels and nerves to the molar teeth; the floor is formed by the alveolar process, and, if the sinus is of an average size, is on a level with the floor of the nose.

Projecting into the floor of the antrum are several conical processes, corresponding to the roots of the first and second maxillary molar teeth. The roof is formed by floor of the orbit, it is traversed by infraorbital vessels. It is the first sinus to appear as a shallow groove. At birth it measures about 7*4*4mm, it continues to develops throughout childhood at an annual rate of 2mm vertically and 3mm anteroposteriorly. It reaches its final size in the seventeenth to eighteenth year of life. Maxillary sinusitis is inflammation of the maxillary sinuses; the symptoms of sinusitis are headache near the involved sinus, foul-smelling nasal or pharyngeal discharge with some systemic signs of infection such as fever and weakness. The skin over the involved sinus can be tender and reddened due to the inflammatory process in the area. On radiographs, there is opacification of the translucent sinus due to retained mucus. Maxillary sinusitis is common due to the close anatomic relation of the frontal sinus, anterior ethmoidal sinus and the maxillary teeth, allowing for easy spread of infection.

Differential diagnosis of dental problems needs to be done due to the close proximity to the teeth since the pain from sinusitis can seem to be dentally related. Furthermore, the drainage orifice lies near the roof of the sinus, so the maxillary sinus does not drain well, infection develops more easily; the maxillary sinus may drain into the mouth via an abnormal opening, an oroantral fistula, a particular risk after tooth extraction. An OAC is an abnormal physical communication between the mouth; this opening is only present when the structures, that separates the mouth and sinus into 2 separate compartments, are lost. There are many causes of an OAC; the most common reason is following extraction of a posterior maxillary molar tooth. Other causes include trauma, infection or iatrogenic damage during surgery. Iatrogenic damage during dental treatment accounts for nearly half of the incidence of dental-related maxillary sinusitis. There is always a thin layer of mucous membrane and bone between the roots of the upper back teeth and the floor of the maxillary sinus.

However, the bone can vary in thickness in different individuals, ranging from complete absence to 12mm thick. Therefore, in certain individuals the membrane +/- the bony floor of the sinus can be perforated creating an opening into the mouth when a tooth is extracted. An OAC, smaller than 2mm can heal spontaneously i.e. closure of the opening. Those that are larger than 2mm have a higher chance of developing into oro-antral fistula; the passage is only lined by epithelium. Epithelialisation happens when an OAC persist for at least 2–3 days and oral epithelial cells proliferate to linethe defect. Large defects should be surgically closed as soon as possible to avoid accumulati