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Dodge County, Wisconsin

Dodge County is a county located in the U. S. state of Wisconsin. As of the 2010 census, the population was 88,759, its county seat is Juneau. The county was created from the Wisconsin Territory in 1836 and organized in 1844. Dodge County comprises the Beaver Dam, WI Micropolitan Statistical Area, included in the Milwaukee-Racine-Waukesha, WI Combined Statistical Area. According to the U. S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 907 square miles, of which 876 square miles is land and 31 square miles is water; the 6,718 acre Beaver Dam Lake and the 2,713 acre Fox Lake are found within the county. Fond du Lac County – northeast Washington County – east Waukesha County – southeast Jefferson County – south Dane County – southwest Columbia County – west Green Lake County – northwest Horicon National Wildlife Refuge As of the census of 2000, there were 85,897 people, 31,417 households, 22,313 families residing in the county; the population density was 97 people per square mile. There were 33,672 housing units at an average density of 38 per square mile.

The racial makeup of the county was 95.28% White, 2.49% Black or African American, 0.40% Native American, 0.34% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.87% from other races, 0.58% from two or more races. 2.55% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. Ancestry, 56.2% were of German, 8.7% Irish and 5.0% English 4.2% Norwegian and 3.9% selected "United States or American" ancestry. 95.4% spoke English, 2.2% Spanish and 2.0% other Indo-European languages as their language spoken at home. There were 31,417 households out of which 33.90% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.60% were married couples living together, 7.50% had a female householder with no husband present, 29.00% were non-families. 24.10% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.80% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.56 and the average family size was 3.05. In the county, the population was spread out with 24.80% under the age of 18, 8.30% from 18 to 24, 31.20% from 25 to 44, 21.90% from 45 to 64, 14.00% who were 65 years of age or older.

The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 109.70 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 110.80 males. In 2017, there were 758 births, giving a general fertility rate of 54.0 births per 1000 women aged 15–44, the 12th lowest rate out of all 72 Wisconsin counties. Dodge County Airport serves surrounding communities. Ashippun Burnett Lebanon Clason Prairie The last Democratic presidential candidate to carry the county was Lyndon B. Johnson in 1964. National Register of Historic Places listings in Dodge County, Wisconsin Hubbell, Homer Bishop. Dodge County, Wisconsin: Past and Present. Chicago: S. J. Clarke, 1913. Dodge County official website Dodge County map from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation Dodge County Tourism Association Map of Dodge County Townships Township Map Prepared By Ann Onstad Dodge Co. Links | Dodge Co. Lookups | Dodge Co. Queries | Dodge Co Surnames | Township Map | Newspaper Sources | Dodge County Pionier Index | Wisconsin Genweb page

Caitlin Compton Gregg

Caitlin Compton Gregg is an American cross-country skier who has competed since 2001. Gregg starting Nordic skiing at Harwood Union High School in Duxbury, Vermont, as a sophomore, her best World Cup finish was 14th in the 10 km Freestyle in Canmore, Alberta in February 2010. It was announced on January 2010, that she had qualified for the 2010 Winter Olympics, she ended up placing sixth overall in the team sprint along with Kikkan Randall. Gregg's best individual finish was 30th in the 10 km event. Gregg's best finish at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships was third in the 10 km freestyle in Falun in 2015, her second best finish was 14th in the 4 × 5 km relay at Liberec in 2009 while her second best individual finish was 48th in the 30 km mass start event at those same championships. Gregg is the only five-time winner, male or female, of the American Birkebeiner ski marathon, she won the race in 2011, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2018, skiing the 2016 race with a broken toe. Gregg set the course record in the women's freestyle technique in 2011 with a winning time of 2:15:26.0.

All results are sourced from the International Ski Federation. Since May 21, 2011, Caitlin Compton Gregg is married to fellow cross-country skier Brian Gregg. Caitlin Compton Gregg at the International Ski Federation announcement of the 2010 cross-country skiing team. - accessed January 20, 2010. Caitlin Compton places 14th at Canmore World Cup 2010 Caitlin Compton's Bio on USSA Team Website

Abedin Mahdavi

Abedin Mahdavi is Freelance Photojournalism, International Reporter subjecting war children and crisis, Director and a Human rights activist regarding international Peace. He is the leader and founder of an international artists group called "Holy Children Group", he has been at the scene in most war-torn areas and internationally critical places as a photojournalist and children-HIV/AIDS activist since 2001 and the main subject of his cultural-artistic activities are war children and crisis. From the money he makes out of these activities, he provides these children with artistic and cultural supports in all over the world. Mahdavi was born in October 1981, in Tehran in NezamAbad neighborhood, his parents were simple teachers and he was raised in a cultural-artistic family. He belongs to the middle-class society of Tehran, his father who used to be a teacher has worked in many deprived areas of Tehran and has made a great distribution to educate the poor adults in downtown areas of the city.

He was recognized as one of the best teachers in Tehran and won great respect among people of those areas. Mahdavi received his first camera as a gift from his father at the age of 14. Mahdavi started photographing at the age of 14 with that camera and after learning about the art of photography, took it more in Iranian Photographer House, between 1996 and 1998. At the age of 15, in a photographing contests among students of Tehran; the photo was about a teenager sitting on the sidewalk with a pair of scales beside him who fell asleep of exhaustion holding his study book with his hand. During that time, he was influenced by the books in his father's library and his thoughts were directed to human being problems. In his second year of high school, after the final exam, he escaped from home picking up a small backpack and his camera and went to the western areas of the country to take his first photos from the war-stricken children, he tried hard to create an exhibition when he was 16 but he couldn't afford it.

He continued his career and he met Kaveh Golestan – an Iranian photojournalist and documentary filmmaker – and learned many things from him regarding photography. After getting his diploma, he was sent to the eastern borders of the country for his military service and in that time he has observed the clashes with the drug dealers and the problems of rural people and Afghan immigrants and he was touched to a great extent by the miserable scenes of low lifestyle and poverty of those people, he spent a lot of time along with his friend teaching Persian Alphabet to the shed dweller children until his friend was killed in a border conflict and he exercised the negative effect of war for the first time at the age of 18 in 2001. In 2002, he started studying film making in Iranian Youth Cinema Society and for the first time he traveled to Afghanistan in 2004 for his thesis, he produces and directed his first documentary movie about an Afghan child who has lost both his legs due to the explosion of anti-personnel mine.

Members of International Committee of the Red Cross in Afghanistan helped him to find these children and to make an interview with them. Therefore, the movie was sent to the committee headquarter in Switzerland and he was honored for making the film. Kaveh Golestan was killed in Kurdistan, Iraq due to mine explosion in March 2004; the news of his death has affected him mentally and changed the direction of his life. He established Holy Children Group after the death of Kaveh Golestan supported by both his own mother own his friend's, he benefited from the support of Fakhri Golestan, wife of Ebrahim Golestan, was an Iranian writer and director and she is the mother of Kaveh Golestan, one of the first children rights defenders in Iran and has established and supported many orphanages in Tehran. Fakhri Golestan has died in 2011 in Tehran, she and Abedin's mother have gathered the primary budget of the first project of the group that included buying colored pencils, drawing papers, world globes and other drawing stuff and distributed them among Afghani children to make some drawings with the subject of peace.

With the support of these people, 500 colored cards was printed and after receiving great welcome, 3000 more were printed in Pakistan and distributed among the poor children of those areas. The design of these cards was a peace bird holding an olive cluster and children attached to its feet and wings trying to lift them up from the earth. In 2004, Abedin Mahdavi stayed there for 20 months, he continued photographing and filming war-stricken children visiting many areas of the country and different people at the time of clashes and has recorded magnificent scenes. Besides his artistic activities, he has conducted extensive research by gathering Afghan children drawings to discover negative effects of war on the children, his presence in many areas of Afghanistan with the tolls prepared for the children amazed several international children rights groups. He went to different areas of the country and asked children to draw something for him with the subject of "War and Peace" giving him papers and pencils and after few days returned to collect the drawings from the children.

He gave every child a pack of a postal card as a souvenir. Because the lack of financial support, he faced many difficulties during the time in Afghanistan and was wounded in one of clashes in Kandahar and survived. In the winter of 2004, he was captured by Taliban group in Kabul and all his belongings were stolen. Since he was a recognized person for Afghani authorities and his activities have drawn their attention, he was arrested twice by the troops. First time he was arrested by the NATO along with German troops in Kabul f

Mount Shari

Mount Shari is a quaternary stratovolcano and one of Japan's 100 famous mountains. Its summit is 1,547 metres; the summit consists of Southern Mount Shari and the western ridge. It is located on the Hokkaidō's Shiretoko Peninsula on the border of Shari and Kiyosato in Shari District and Shibetsu in Shibetsu District, Nemuro, its former name in the Ainu language was Onnenupuri. The name Shari in Ainu means marshes, it is known by the names Okhotsk Fuji or Shari Fuji. The mountain is made of andesite and basalt; the most popular ascent route starts from the Kiyosato side. A public bus runs three times a day from Shiretokoshari Station to the start of the trail. Media related to Mount Shari at Wikimedia Commons Shari Dake - Geological Survey of Japan

Apache Tika

Apache Tika is a content detection and analysis framework, written in Java, stewarded at the Apache Software Foundation. It detects and extracts metadata and text from over a thousand different file types, as well as providing a Java library, has server and command-line editions suitable for use from other programming languages; the project originated as part of the Apache Nutch codebase, to provide content identification and extraction when crawling. In 2007, it was separated out, to make it more extensible and usable by content management systems, other Web crawlers, information retrieval systems; the standalone Tika was founded by Chris Mattmann and Jukka Zitting. In 2011 Chris Mattmann and Jukka Zitting released the Manning book "Tika in Action", the project released version 1.0. Tika provides capabilities for identification of more than 1400 file types from the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority taxonomy of MIME types. For most of the more common and popular formats, Tika provides content extraction, metadata extraction and language identification capabilities.

It can get text from images by using the OCR software Tesseract. While Tika is written in Java, it is used from other languages; the RESTful server and CLI Tool permit non-Java programs to access the Tika functionality. Tika is used by financial institutions including the Fair Isaac Corporation, Goldman Sachs, NASA and academic researchers and by major content management systems including Drupal, Alfresco to analyze large amounts of content, to make it available in common formats using information retrieval techniques. On April 4, 2016 Forbes published an article identifying Tika as one of the key technologies used by more than 400 journalists to analyze 11.5 million leaked documents that expose an international scandal involving world leaders storing money in offshore shell corporations. The leaked documents and the project to analyze them is referred to as the Panama Papers. Magic number

Caleb Landry Jones

Caleb Landry Jones is an American actor and musician, best known for his roles as Banshee in X-Men: First Class, Jeremy Armitage in Get Out, Red Welby in Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri. Jones was born in Garland, the son of Patrick and Cindy Jones; as a child, his family relocated to the nearby city of Richardson, where he was raised, where he met Robert Hudson and formed the experimental folk rock band, Robert Jones. After finding some success as an actor, Jones relocated to Los Angeles to further pursue his career in film. After some small, sometimes uncredited roles in such popular films as No Country for Old Men and Superbad, Jones began to receive work in television, appearing in Friday Night Lights as Jimmy Adler and in Breaking Bad as Louis. Jones had supporting roles in The Last Exorcism, released in 2010, X-Men: First Class, released in 2011; the following year saw the release of Contraband, the English-language remake of award-winning Icelandic film Reykjavic-Rotterdam, Byzantium, both of which featured Jones in supporting roles.

That year, he had his first starring role in Antiviral, the feature-film debut from writer-director Brandon Cronenberg, the son of renowned Canadian horror director David Cronenberg. Jones has continued to appear in supporting roles in both mainstream films. In 2017, he appeared in The Florida Project, Get Out and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri. All three films received nominations at the 90th Academy Awards. Caleb Landry Jones on IMDb