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Charles Mix County, South Dakota

Charles Mix County is a county in the U. S. state of South Dakota. As of the 2010 United States Census, the population was 9,129, its county seat is Lake Andes. The county was created in 1862 and organized in 1879, it was named for Charles Eli Mix, an official of the Bureau of Indian Affairs influential in signing a peace treaty with the local Lakota Indian tribes. The easternmost 60% of the county comprises the Yankton Indian Reservation. Charles Mix County lies on the south line of South Dakota, its south boundary line abuts the north boundary line of the state of Nebraska (across the Missouri River, which flows southeastward along the county's south line. A smaller drainage flows south-southwesterly to the river along the east county line, separating it from Bon Homme County; the county terrain consists of rolling hills dedicated to agriculture. The terrain drops off into the river basin along the county's southwest side, but otherwise slopes to the southeast; the county has a total area of 1,150 square miles, of which 1,097 square miles is land and 53 square miles is water.

West Platte State Game Production Area White Swan State Game Production Area White Swan State Lakeside Use Area Williamson state Game Production Area As of the 2000 census, there were 9,350 people, 3,343 households, 2,326 families in the county. The population density was 8 people per square mile. There were 3,853 housing units at an average density of 4 per square mile; the racial makeup of the county was 69.65% White, 0.13% Black or African American, 28.28% Native American, 0.10% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.47% from other races, 1.37% from two or more races. 1.89% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 23.9 % were of 10.2 % Czech, 10.1 % Dutch and 5.5 % Norwegian ancestry. There were 3,343 households out of which 34.20% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.10% were married couples living together, 11.70% had a female householder with no husband present, 30.40% were non-families. 28.30% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.10% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older.

The average household size was 2.74 and the average family size was 3.37. The county population contained 32.00% under the age of 18, 7.10% from 18 to 24, 23.20% from 25 to 44, 20.40% from 45 to 64, 17.30% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 96.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.10 males. The median income for a household in the county was $26,060, the median income for a family was $30,688. Males had a median income of $24,747 versus $19,688 for females; the per capita income for the county was $11,502. About 20.80% of families and 26.90% of the population were below the poverty line, including 35.50% of those under age 18 and 21.00% of those age 65 or over. As of the 2010 census, there were 9,129 people, 3,249 households, 2,222 families in the county; the population density was 8.3 inhabitants per square mile. There were 3,849 housing units at an average density of 3.5 per square mile. The racial makeup of the county was 65.0% white, 31.7% American Indian, 0.2% Asian, 0.1% black or African American, 0.3% from other races, 2.7% from two or more races.

Those of Hispanic or Latino origin made up 1.7% of the population. In terms of ancestry, 30.2% were German, 12.0% were Dutch, 11.7% were Czech, 6.8% were Norwegian, 5.1% were Irish, 1.8% were American. Of the 3,249 households, 33.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.0% were married couples living together, 12.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 31.6% were non-families, 29.0% of all households were made up of individuals. The average household size was 2.63 and the average family size was 3.23. The median age was 38.2 years. The median income for a household in the county was $35,808 and the median income for a family was $46,962. Males had a median income of $33,477 versus $25,740 for females; the per capita income for the county was $17,403. About 17.4% of families and 24.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 32.9% of those under age 18 and 15.6% of those age 65 or over. Dante Pickstown Ravinia Marty The unorganized territory of Castalia is located in the county.

Doug Eggers, American football player Jack Sully was elected sheriff in 1872. Charles Mix County, more akin to the Midwest than the Great Plains, for a long time favoured the Democratic Party, it was one of only 130 counties nationwide to be won in 1972 by favorite son George McGovern, it was only once carried by a Republican nominee between 1932 and 1976 – when Dwight D. Eisenhower swept every county in South Dakota in 1952. Both George W. Bush in 2000 and Donald Trump in 2016 exceeded the previous best Republican performance in the county. National Register of Historic Places listings in Charles Mix County, South Dakota "Charles Mix"; the American Cyclopædia. 1879

2002 United States Senate election in Georgia

The 2002 United States Senate election in Georgia took place on November 5, 2002. Incumbent Democratic U. S. Senator Max Cleland lost to Republican Saxby Chambliss; this was the last midterm senate election in which an incumbent of the out-of-presidency party lost reelection until 2018. Max Cleland, incumbent U. S. Senator Saxby Chambliss, U. S. Representative Chambliss's campaign used the refrain of national defense and security, but drew criticism for television ads that paired images of Cleland and Osama bin Laden and Saddam Hussein, for questioning the commitment to homeland security of his opponent, a triple amputee and decorated Vietnam veteran. Republican Senator John McCain of Arizona said of one ad, "It's worse than disgraceful, it's reprehensible." McCain, along with Republican Senator Chuck Hagel of Nebraska, made significant complaints to the Republican National Committee until the ads were taken down. Complete video of debate, October 27, 2002

Bhimji Depar Shah

Bhimji Depar Shah, is a Kenyan businessman and entrepreneur. He is the founder and current chair of BIDCO Group of Companies, a Kenya-based, family-owned manufacturing conglomerate with businesses in 13 African countries, he is listed as one of the wealthiest people in Kenya, with an estimated net worth of about US$700 million in November 2014. He was born in Mombasa, Kenya in 1931, he settled in Nyeri. In 1970, he started a garments manufacturing business. In 1985, the company switched to soap production. In 1991, Bidco opened up an edible oil manufacturing plant in Thika, moved its International headquarters into the town, northeast of Nairobi, Kenya's capital; as of November 2014, the industrial conglomerate is a leading manufacturer of soaps and baking powder, with annual gross revenue in excess of US$500 million. Bhimji's son Vimal Shah serves as the company's chief executive officer. List of wealthiest people in Kenya Vimal Shah Economy of Kenya BIDCO Official Website

Josip Čondrić

Josip Čondrić is a Croatian professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for NK Istra 1961 in the Prva HNL. Čondrić, hailing from Zagreb's Rudeš neighborhood, started playing football at the local club NK Rudeš, but moved between several other Zagreb-area clubs during his youth years. He started his career on the sidelines, as third-choice at HAŠK Zagreb and, since 2013, NK Zagreb, behind Dominik Livaković and Jakša Herceg. In 2014, he was released to fourth-tier NK Trešnjevka, but returned to NK Zagreb that summer, only to be loaned on to second-tier NK Bistra. In 2015, Čondrić returned yet again to NK Zagreb, again third-choice behind Livaković and Herceg, making his Prva HNL debut in the 2-3 home loss to HNK Hajduk Split, in the last game of the season. Making some key saves. Following NK Zagreb's relegation, Čondrić became the first-choice goalkeeper in the Druga HNL, but due to the club's problems he moved to his old club, NK Rudeš, in the same league, as back-up for Krunoslav Hendija.

Rudeš achieved promotion, following Hendija's departure for NK Lokomotiva, Čondrić came ahead of Dominik Picak and took the first-team spot, which he kept until the end of the season, being hailed as the hero of the club's home 1-0 win against subsequent champions GNK Dinamo Zagreb in May 2018. In the summer of 2018, Čondrić moved to NK Istra 1961. Sharing time in the first 11 with Ioritz Landeta Josip Čondrić at Soccerway

Purple Line (ceasefire line)

The purple line was the ceasefire line between Israel and Syria after the 1967 Six-Day War and serves as the de facto border between the two countries. Syria gained independence from France in 1946 and on May 14, 1948 the British withdrew from Palestine as Israel declared its independence. Syrian forces participated in the 1948 Arab–Israeli War between Arab forces and the newly established State of Israel. In 1949, armistice agreements were signed and a provisional border between Syria and Israel was delineated. Syrian and Israeli forces clashed on numerous occasions in the spring of 1951; the hostilities, which stemmed from Syrian opposition to an Israeli drainage project in the demilitarized zone, ceased on May 15, after intercession by the United Nations Security Council. In June 1967 after battling Syria and Egypt in the Six-Day War, Israel captured the entire length of the Golan Heights including its principal city Quneitra; the resulting ceasefire line was supervised by a series of positions and observation posts manned by observers of the United Nations Truce Supervision Organisation and became the new effective border between Israel and Syria.

In a surprise attack consisting of a massive armored thrust, the Syrians crossed the Purple Line into the Golan Heights during the 1973 Yom Kippur War. After several days of heavy fighting on the Golan they were pushed back deeper into Syria and Israel conquered further territory inside Syria beyond the Purple Line by the time a ceasefire was reached. In the disengagements negotiations after the war and Syria agreed on May 31, 1974 to pull back their respective forces on the Golan Heights to the Purple Line. On the same day, a United Nations buffer zone was set up and the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force Zone was established by the United Nations after the adoption of UN Security Council Resolution 350. Agreement on Disengagement between Israel and Syria Blue Line Green Line Green Line

Pan American Sports Festival

The Pan American Sports Festival is a multi-sport event organized by the Pan American Sports Organization for athletes from the Americas. The event is held in co-ordination with ACODEPA and the Pan American elements of the Olympic movement; the main purpose of the games is to serve as a development and training event to aid countries with their preparations for the larger Pan American Games competition, which follows one year after the festival. The festival's developmental aspect is tied in with the subsequent Summer Olympics, which takes place a year after the Pan American Games; the first edition in 2014 included 24 Olympic sports within its program. For some of the sports, the event serves as a method of qualification for competing at the Pan American Games; the idea for the festival came from Mario Vázquez Raña, a Mexican sports administrator and president of PASO. The event was approved in October 2013 by the PASO assembly. In addition to the developmental aspect of the event, Raña advocated its use as a way of supporting the region's federations by passing on technical knowledge, as well as fostering close ties between countries of the Americas.

Unlike traditional multi-sport events, the Pan American Sports Festival is not limited to a specific city or area. The emphasis on training means the most appropriate pre-existing facilities are used instead, where possible, location alone is not a major factor in venue selection. Training camps and coaching clinics are central aspects of the festival's events; the costs of an athlete's attendance are met by the organizers to encourage participation. The 2014 Pan American Sports Festival was scheduled for July 11 to September 30 at various locations in Mexico. 3200 athletes from 41 nations took part in the 23 sports available at the inaugural event. The slalom canoeing competition in Puebla on July 11 was the debut contest of the festival's history; the continuation of the event beyond 2014 remained open-ended at the inception of the competition, with PASO preferring to assess the value of event after the conclusion of the first edition. Official competition website