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Clark County, Ohio

Clark County is a county in the U. S. state of Ohio. As of the 2010 census, the population was 138,333, its county seat is Springfield. The county was created on March 1, 1818, was named for General George Rogers Clark, a hero of the American Revolution. Clark County comprises the Springfield, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area, included in the Dayton-Springfield-Sidney-OH Combined Statistical Area. According to the U. S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 403 square miles, of which 397 square miles is land and 5.1 square miles is water. It is the third-smallest county in Ohio by total area. Champaign County Madison County Greene County Montgomery County Miami County As of the census of 2000, there were 144,742 people, 56,648 households, 39,370 families living in the county; the population density was 362 people per square mile. There were 61,056 housing units at an average density of 153 per square mile; the racial makeup of the county was 88.12% White, 8.95% Black or African American, 0.28% Native American, 0.53% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.53% from other races, 1.58% from two or more races.

1.17 % of the population were Latino of any race. 23.8% were of German, 21.6% American, 10.4% Irish and 8.7% English ancestry according to Census 2000. There were 56,648 households out of which 31.40% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.60% were married couples living together, 12.80% had a female householder with no husband present, 30.50% were non-families. 26.00% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.10% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 2.97. In the county, the population was spread out with 25.10% under the age of 18, 9.10% from 18 to 24, 26.80% from 25 to 44, 24.30% from 45 to 64, 14.70% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 92.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.60 males. The median income for a household in the county was $40,340, the median income for a family was $48,259. Males had a median income of $37,157 versus $24,688 for females.

The per capita income for the county was $19,501. About 7.90% of families and 10.70% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.90% of those under age 18 and 8.20% of those age 65 or over. As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 138,333 people, 55,244 households, 36,906 families living in the county; the population density was 348.0 inhabitants per square mile. There were 61,419 housing units at an average density of 154.5 per square mile. The racial makeup of the county was 86.3% white, 8.8% black or African American, 0.6% Asian, 0.3% American Indian, 1.4% from other races, 2.5% from two or more races. Those of Hispanic or Latino origin made up 2.8% of the population. In terms of ancestry, 25.3% were German, 15.0% were Irish, 13.8% were American, 10.5% were English. Of the 55,244 households, 31.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.5% were married couples living together, 14.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 33.2% were non-families, 27.7% of all households were made up of individuals.

The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 2.96. The median age was 40.5 years. The median income for a household in the county was $44,141 and the median income for a family was $53,678. Males had a median income of $43,209 versus $30,811 for females; the per capita income for the county was $22,110. About 11.1% of families and 15.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 24.5% of those under age 18 and 7.4% of those age 65 or over. The Springfield metropolitan area was first defined in 1950. Known as the Springfield Standard Metropolitan Area, it consisted of a single county – Clark – and had a population of 111,661. Following a term change by the Bureau of the Budget in 1959, the Springfield SMA became the Springfield Standard Metropolitan Statistical Area. By the census of 1960, the population had grown to 131,440, an 18 percent increase over the previous census. Champaign County was added to the Springfield SMSA in 1973; the two-county area had a combined population of 187,606 in 1970.

In 1983, the official name was shortened to the Springfield Metropolitan Statistical Area. That same year and Springfield were grouped together as the Dayton-Springfield Metropolitan Statistical Area; the new MSA consisted of four counties – Clark, Greene and Montgomery. This arrangement remained unchanged until 2003, when the MSA was split with Springfield's newly defined metropolitan area including only Clark County. Clark County tends to be a swing county in presidential elections. In 2012, Mitt Romney won the county, but by only 523 votes out of 64,301 cast for president. County Commissioners - Rick Lohnes, Melanie Flax Wilt and Lowell McGlothlin Sheriff - Deb Burchett Recorder - Nancy Pence Treasurer - Stephen Metzger Auditor - John Federer Prosecuting Attorney - Dan Driscoll Coroner - Richard Marsh, MD Judicial Municipal Court Clerk of Courts - Guy Ferguson Judges - Denise Moody, Eugene Nevius, Thomas Trempe Common Pleas Court Clerk of Courts - Melissa Tuttle General Division - Judges Douglas Rastatter and Richard O'Neil Domestic Relations - Judge Thomas Capper Juvenile Court - Judge Joseph Monnin Probate - Judge Richard Carey Clark - Shawnee Local School District Shawnee High School, Springfield Greenon Local School District Greenon High School, Springfield

Table Bluff (California)

Table Bluff is a semi-flat terrace in Humboldt County, that terminates above the ocean in a dramatic, 165-foot high cliff with views of the Eel River delta, the South Spit of Humboldt Bay, the Pacific Ocean. It separates Humboldt Bay to the north from the Eel River to the south, it overlooks 9,000 acres of wildlands administered by various federal and county agencies. It is 12 miles south of Eureka and 5.5 miles west of US Highway 101. Table Bluff County Park provides access to the South Spit; the park is used as a hang-gliding staging area. The federally endangered western lily, Lilium occidentale, is found growing on Table Bluff at Table Bluff Ecological Reserve. Early explorers of the bay called the landform Ridge Point and Brannan Bluff, but by 1851 Table Bluff had stuck. Seth Kinman was an early resident; because of its rich soil, Table Bluff has been the site of a small agricultural community since the 1850s. At present, hay fields and cattle ranches occupy most of the bluff. A reservation of the native Wiyot tribe is located here.

Table Bluff Rancheria was established in 1908. It comprised 20 acres donated by a local church. An additional 102 acres were purchased for the tribe by the federal government in 1981 as the result of a lawsuit settlement. In 1892, a lighthouse was built on the bluff to replace an older one on the North Spit. A fog horn and a Navy wireless telegraphy station were in place by 1915 at what became a Coast Guard facility at the point of the bluff; the lighthouse was abandoned in 1972 after automated beacons were installed at the Humboldt Bay entrance. Its entire tower was moved to Woodley Island, across from the Eureka waterfront, in 1987. In 1970, the Coast Guard cited Seaman Robert Mark for "extraordinary heroism" while serving as crew of CG-44234, for rescuing the operator of the fishing vessel Alice, which sank just west of Table Bluff. 8 acres of the surplus Coast Guard property were purchased by Norman Kenneth Smith, an evangelical minister, in 1970, renamed Lighthouse Ranch, part of what became an international ministry known as Gospel Outreach.

The "Ranch" became a half-way house for young adults seeking spiritual direction. This ministry became Gospel Outreach of Eureka; the lighthouse is no longer manned. The California Coastal Conservancy began the process of acquiring 5.5 acres of this property in 2005. Eargle, Dolan H. Jr; the Earth is Our Mother: A Guide to the Indians of California, 1986. Ginsberg, Joanne S. California Coast Resources Guide, California Coastal Commission, 1987. Lighthouse Ranch Acquisition, California Coastal Conservancy, 2005. Norman Kenneth Smith US Coast Guard Medal Award Citations

René Binet (neo-Fascist)

René Valentin Binet was a French militant political activist, linked to both Trotskyism and fascism. During the 1930s, René Binet was involved with the French Communist Youth in Le Havre. Expelled from that group in 1935, he moved towards the Fourth International: he joined "the Commune" group of Pierre Frank and Raymond Molinier was a founder member of Molinier's Parti communiste internationaliste in March 1936, being elected a member of the party's Central Committee; when the party was dissolved in 1938 to become part of the Workers and Peasants' Socialist Party Binet withdrew from the group. Instead he became involved in the Parti ouvrier internationaliste. Binet was taken prisoner by the Germans early in World War II and whilst in a POW camp he moved from being opposed to Stalinism to supporting Nazism. Having become a Nazi he saw action for the SS Charlemagne Division during the war. After the war he returned to political activism and collaborated with Marc Augier in setting up the journal Combattant européen in 1946.

He set up a number of political parties and organizations, notably the Parti républicain d'unité populaire in 1946, the Forces françaises révolutionnaires in 1947 and the Mouvement socialiste d'unité française in 1948, the latter banned by the government the following year, before he joining Jeune Nation. Binet became close to Maurice Bardèche in the Comité National Français, accompanied Bardèche to the meeting in Malmö in 1951 that saw the formation of the European Social Movement; however Binet soon broke from the new group which he felt did not go far enough in terms of racialism and anti-communism and joined with Gaston-Armand Amaudruz in establishing the Zurich-based New European Order as a more radical alternative. Whilst still involved in activism, including running a small publishing house, Comptoir National du Livre, with his wife, Binet was killed in a car accident. Binet, noted for his domineering personality and once described by Bardèche as a'fascist of the puritan type who spends his life founding parties and publishing roneotyped newspapers', was not always popular with his far right colleagues, leading to allegations that some of them may have arranged his death.

Théorie du racisme, 1950 L'Évolution, l'homme, la race, 1952 Socialisme national contre marxisme, 1953.

Bobby Pacquiao

Alberto "Bobby" Dapidran Pacquiao is a Filipino former professional boxer. He is the younger brother of Manny Pacquiao. Pacquiao turned professional in 1997, he won the Philippines Games and Amusements Board super featherweight title and defended it four times between 2002 and 2004. On June 17, 2005, in Cabazon, California, he defeated Carlos Navarro for the World Boxing Council Continental Americas super featherweight title by a 7th-round technical knockout. On June 10, 2006, he defended his title against former WBC featherweight titlist Kevin Kelley. Before a match held on November 16, 2006, to defend his title against Héctor Velázquez, Bobby Pacquiao was stripped of his title for being three pounds over the weight limit. Although the title had been declared vacant, the fight proceeded as scheduled. During the fight, referee Kenny Bayless warned Bobby Pacquiao for performing too many low blows before disqualifying him in the eleventh round. Bobby Pacquiao made his lightweight debut on June 9, 2007, where he fought soon-to-be WBC super featherweight champion Humberto Soto in a 10-round bout.

After sustaining a wound that impaired his vision, he was knocked out in round 7. Following three bouts in the lightweight division, Bobby Pacquiao knocked out Decho Bankluaygym in eight rounds on August 2, 2008, for the World Boxing Organization Asia-Pacific lightweight title. On November 19, 2008, he lost by unanimous decision to North American Boxing Association champion Robert Frankel in San Jose, California; this was his last bout. Philippines Games and Amusements Board Super Featherweight Title WBC Continental Americas Super Featherweight Title WBO Asia Pacific Lightweight Title He was included in the 16-man roster that competed in SMART-Liga Pilipinas Conference II. On his debut, he scored only two points in a 63-59 loss to the Ilocos Sur Bravehearts. On January 16, 2009, he scored 10 points in a blowout win against Zamboanga del Norte, he wanted to play in the Tournament of the Philippines, the first joint project of Liga Pilipinas and the Philippine Basketball League, but he was instead placed on the reserve list since Manny Pacquiao wanted to suit up for the team.

On May 27, 2014, it was reported that he was among those who tried out for KIA Motors, coached by his brother Manny Pacquiao. Asked if he would select Bobby, his brother answered. On July 26, 2014, in an interview with Snow Badua, Pacquiao revealed that he would no longer apply for the 2014 PBA draft, focusing instead on a possible stint with the family-supported Countrywide Basketball League franchise. After the CWBL failed to materialize due to financial difficulties, he was assigned as the team manager of Manny Pacquiao's PBA D-League franchise. On the team's debut, they were handed a 27-point loss by Cafe France led by Maverick Ahanmisi who had ten points; the team last competed on the 2015 PBA D-League Foundation Cup. In 2011, he and his brother Manny played for the MP Warriors in the Manny Pacquiao Basketball Cup, which featured teams such as BBEAL champion University of Baguio, runner-up University of the Cordilleras, Cordillera College from La Trinidad, Chesaa 2011 men's basketball champion Baguio College of Technology.

On one of the games, he scored 10 points while Manny scored 124. The tournament was staged in the middle of Manny Pacquiao's preparation against Shane Mosley. In March 2013, his team the MP Warriors coached by Arvin Bonleon, won a P300,000 prize after defeating the Celebrity team led by Gerald Anderson. In 2014, the MP Warriors ruled the Kalilangan Festival Commercial basketball league in February by beating Kadayawan sa Dabaw Invitational Commercial champion Gold Star Davao. Pacquiao's team finished first runner-up in the Araw ng Dabaw Invitational Open league in March. On October 19, 2013, Pacquiao sought a seat in the village council of Labangal, where his wife Lorelei is barangay head, he became village councilor of Barangay Labangal. His wife was re-elected as chairman of the same barangay, he ran under the People's Champ Movement, a local political party founded by Manny Pacquiao. In May 2016, he was proclaimed one of the 12 councilors of General Santos City. List of left-handed boxers Professional boxing record for Bobby Pacquiao from BoxRec

Edward Edson Lee

Edward Edson Lee, who wrote under the pen name of Leo Edwards, was a popular children's literature author in the 1920s and 1930s. Lee had a difficult childhood, dropping out of school to go to work in his early teens, he got his start as a writer writing serialized stories, most notably in The American Boy magazine. His first book, Andy Blake in Advertising, was published in 1922, he wrote five series of books: the Jerry Todd series of sixteen books. All of the series were interrelated in some way; the supporting characters in the Todd and Ott books — "Red" Meyers, "Scoop" Ellery, "Peg" Shaw — were real boys that Lee befriended around the time he began writing the stories while living in Shelby, Ohio. Edward Edson Lee is buried in Wisconsin. Forgotten after his death, Lee's books have become valued by juvenile book collectors; the end of each Jerry Todd book had the unusual feature of printed letters from readers and Lee's warm, informal responses to them. This tradition — and intimate tone — was imitated by Marvel Comics editor/publisher Stan Lee in the "Marvel Bullpen Bulletins" pages printed in the pages of all Marvel comics.

The 1990s power pop band Cockeyed Ghost took its name from one of Edwards' more obscure books, Trigger Berg and the Cock-Eyed Ghost. In his autobiography, "Where's the Rest of Me?" Ronald Reagan wrote that, growing up in Tampico, Illinois, he had a boyhood much like Jerry Todd. Andy Blake - 1922, republished 1928 Andy Blake's Comet Coaster - 1928 Andy Blake's Secret Service - 1929 Andy Blake and the Pot of Gold - 1930 Jerry Todd and the Whispering Mummy - 1923 Jerry Todd and the Rose-Colored Cat - 1924 Jerry Todd and the Oak Island Treasure - 1925 Jerry Todd and the Waltzing Hen - 1924 Jerry Todd and the Talking Frog - 1925 Jerry Todd and the Purring Egg - 1925 Jerry Todd in the Whispering Cave - 1927 Jerry Todd, Pirate - 1928 Jerry Todd and the Bob-Tailed Elephant - 1929 Jerry Todd, Editor-In-Grief - 1930 Jerry Todd, Caveman - 1932 Jerry Todd and the Flying Flapdoodle - 1934 Jerry Todd and the Buffalo Bill Bathtub - 1936 Jerry Todd's Up-The-Ladder Club - 1937 Jerry Todd's Poodle Parlor - 1938 Jerry Todd's Cuckoo Camp - 1940 Poppy Ott and the Stuttering Parrot - 1926 Poppy Ott's Seven-League Stilts - 1926 Poppy Ott and the Galloping Snail - 1927 Poppy Ott's Pedigreed Pickles - 1927 Poppy Ott and the Freckled Goldfish - 1928 Poppy Ott and the Tittering Totem - 1929 Poppy Ott and the Prancing Pancake - 1930 Poppy Ott Hits The Trail - 1933 Poppy Ott & Co.

Inferior Decorators - 1937 The Monkey's Paw - 1938 The Hidden Dwarf - 1939 Trigger Berg and the Treasure Tree - 1930 Trigger Berg and His 700 Mousetraps - 1930 Trigger Berg and the Sacred Pig - 1931 Trigger Berg and the Cock-Eyed Ghost - 1933 Tuffy Bean's Puppy Days - 1931 Tuffy Bean's One-Ring Circus - 1931 Tuffy Bean At Funny Bone Farm - 1931 Tuffy Bean and the Lost Fortune - 1932 Leo Edwards Original Home Page Works by Edward Edson Lee at Faded Page Works by or about Edward Edson Lee at Internet Archive Leo Edwards at Library of Congress Authorities, with 16 catalog records

Codex Aureus of Lorsch

The Codex Aureus of Lorsch or Lorsch Gospels is an illuminated Gospel Book written in latin between 778 and 820 coinciding with the period of Charlemagne's rule over the Frankish Empire. Both the manuscript and the carved ivory panels from the cover are rare and important survivals from the art of this period; the current location of the various original parts is: Batthyaneum Library, Alba Iulia, Romania: Gospels of Matthew and Mark, canon tables and preliminary matter Vatican Library: Gospels of Luke and John, the ivory panels from the rear cover Victoria and Albert Museum, London: the ivory panels from the front cover It was first recorded in Lorsch Abbey, for which it was written, where it was mentioned as Evangelium scriptum cum auro pictum habens tabulas eburneas in the catalogue of the Abbey's library, compiled in 830 under Abbot Adelung. Considering gold letters in the manuscript and its location at Lorsch, it was named the Codex Aureus Laurensius. In the tenth and eleventh centuries, the library of Lorsch was one of the best libraries of the world.

In the 16th century the manuscript was taken to Heidelberg, from whence it was stolen in 1622 during the Thirty Years' War. The richly illustrated first half reached the Migazzi Library and after, sold to Bishop Ignác Batthyány; this section is now in Alba Iulia and belongs to the Batthyaneum Library founded by the bishop. The second half is in the Vatican Library; the back cover, with famous ivory reliefs in a classicising style of Christ treading on the beasts and archangels, is in the Vatican Museums, the front cover, with the Virgin and Child with saints, angels and a Nativity of Christ below, is in the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. A facsimile of the codex was presented as a gift to Queen Elizabeth II by Pope Benedict XVI on 16 September 2010, who in turn received a series of Hans Holbein prints from the royal collection. A full digital version of the manuscript is available online from a number of sources. Walther, Ingo F. and Norbert Wolf. Codices Illustres: The world's most famous illuminated manuscripts, 400 to 1600.

Köln, TASCHEN, 2005. Codex Aureus of Lorsch on-line by the library in Alba Iulia Lorsch Gospels - digital facsimile German description 1 2 3 4 5 6