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Faribault County, Minnesota

Faribault County is a county in the U. S. state of Minnesota. As of the 2010 United States Census, the population was 14,553, its county seat is Blue Earth. The county was founded in 1855, it was named for a settler and French fur trader among the Sioux Indians. Faribault County lies on the south side of Minnesota, its southern border abuts the north border of the state of Iowa. The Blue Earth River flows northerly through the west-central part of the county, it is joined by East Branch near the city of Blue Earth, thence flows northward into Blue Earth County. The Maple River flows west-northwestward through the upper central part of the county, entering from Freeborn County and exiting to Blue Earth County; the Cobb River flows through the NE part of the county, from Freeborn to Blue Earth county. The county terrain consists of semi-arid rolling hills, devoted to agriculture; the SE portion is a glacial moraine near Kiester, is known as the Kiester Moraine. The county has an area of 722 square miles, of which 712 square miles is land and 9.4 square miles is water.

Walnut Lake State Wildlife Management Area As of the 2000 United States Census, there were 16,181 people, 6,652 households, 4,476 families in the county. The population density was 22.7/sqmi. There were 7,247 housing units at an average density of 10.2/sqmi. The racial makeup of the county was 97.11% White, 0.24% Black or African American, 0.19% Native American, 0.36% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 1.36% from other races, 0.69% from two or more races. 3.50 % of the population were Latino of any race. 45.5 % were of 5.1 % Irish ancestry. There were 6,652 households out of which 28.50% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.80% were married couples living together, 6.10% had a female householder with no husband present, 32.70% were non-families. 29.70% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.80% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.36 and the average family size was 2.93. The county population contained 24.40% under the age of 18, 6.70% from 18 to 24, 23.20% from 25 to 44, 23.50% from 45 to 64, 22.20% who were 65 years of age or older.

The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 97.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.50 males. The median income for a household in the county was $34,440, the median income for a family was $41,793. Males had a median income of $28,990 versus $20,224 for females; the per capita income for the county was $17,193. About 5.50% of families and 8.60% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.40% of those under age 18 and 10.20% of those age 65 or over. Faribault County has supported Republican Party candidates in presidential elections throughout its history. Only six times since 1892 has a Republican candidate failed to win the county in a presidential election, most Bob Dole in 1996. National Register of Historic Places listings in Faribault County MN Faribault County Government's website Faribault County info at Rootsweb

Claes Nyberg

Claes Nyberg is a Swedish former long-distance runner who competes in cross country running. His highest international achievement was a silver medal at the 1997 European Cross Country Championships, he made seven appearances at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships between 1989 and 2002, with his best placing of 33rd coming both 2000 and 2001. He was Sweden's leading cross country runner during his career. Nyberg won fourteen individual national titles during his career, he was a perennial runner-up at the Nordic Cross Country Championships, taking the second spot on five occasions between 1997 and 2002. He won the Nordic title in 2004, he twice represented Sweden at the European Athletics Championships, running the 10,000 metres in 1998 and 2002. Swedish Athletics Championships 5000 m: 1994, 1996 10,000 m: 1995, 2000, 2001 Swedish Cross Country Championships Short race: 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002 Long race: 1995 Swedish Indoor Championships 1500 m: 1993 Claes Nyberg at World Athletics

James Peale

James Peale was an American painter, best known for his miniature and still life paintings, a younger brother of noted painter Charles Willson Peale. Peale was born in Chestertown, the second child, after Charles, of Charles Peale and Margaret Triggs, his father died when he was an infant, the family moved to Annapolis. In 1762, he began to serve apprenticeships there, first in a saddlery and in a cabinetmaking shop. After his brother Charles returned from London in 1769, where he had studied with Benjamin West, Peale served as his assistant and learned how to paint. Peale worked in his brother's studio until January 14, 1776, when he accepted a commission in the Continental Army as an ensign in William Smallwood's regiment. Within three months he was promoted to captain, during the next three years fought in the battles of Long Island, White Plains, Brandywine, Germantown and Monmouth, he resigned his army commission in 1779, moved to Philadelphia to live with his brother.. At the outset of his career Peale painted portraits and still-life, by the mid-1780s had established his reputation.

At about this time, Charles turned over his own miniature portrait practice to him, throughout the 1790s and early 19th century Peale devoted himself to miniature painting. Much of this work was watercolor on ivory. In 1795 Peale exhibited a still life of fruit along with nine miniatures and his family portrait at the Columbianum, a short-lived art academy in Philadelphia. Around 1810, as Peale's eyesight began to weaken, he gave up painting miniatures to turn to large portraits and still-life subjects that were admired and exhibited in Philadelphia and Baltimore; the total number of Peale's landscape paintings remains unknown, but he executed more than 200 watercolor miniatures on ivory 100 still-life paintings, fewer than 70 oil portraits, at least 8 history paintings. In 1782 he married Mary Claypoole, a daughter of James Claypoole and sister of portrait painter James Claypoole Jr. after which he established his own household and artistic career. Together and James were the parents of seven children, three of whom became accomplished painters in their own right, including: Maria Claypoole Peale became a painter of still lifes, though of less distinction than her sisters.

James Peale Jr. who married his cousin, Sophonisba Peale, daughter of Raphaelle Peale. Anna Claypoole Peale, a miniaturist and still-life painter Margaretta Angelica Peale, painter of trompe l’oeil subjects and tabletop fruit Sarah Miriam Peale, a portraitist and still-life painter Jane Ramsay Peale Eleanor Peale. Peale died in Philadelphia on May 24, 1831 and is buried at Gloria Dei Church cemetery along with this wife and six children. James Peale at Find a Grave American paintings & historical prints from the Middendorf collection, an exhibition catalog from The Metropolitan Museum of Art, which contains material on Peale Union List of Artist Names, Getty Vocabularies. ULAN Full Record Display for James Peale, Sr. Getty Vocabulary Program, Getty Research Institute. Los Angeles, California

Decades (Nightwish album)

Decades is the seventh compilation album from Finnish symphonic metal band Nightwish, contains remastered versions of the original material. It was released on March 9, 2018, the same day that they began touring for the Decades: World Tour. CD 1 "The Greatest Show on Earth" – 24:00 "Élan" – 4:48 "My Walden" – 4:38 "Storytime" – 5:22 "I Want My Tears Back" – 5:07 "Amaranth" – 3:51 "The Poet and the Pendulum" – 14:00 "Nemo" – 4:36 "Wish I Had an Angel" – 4:06CD 2 "Ghost Love Score" – 10:02 "Slaying the Dreamer" – 4:32 "End of All Hope" – 3:55 "10th Man Down" – 5:24 "The Kinslayer" – 3:59 "Dead Boy's Poem" – 6:47 "Gethsemane" – 5:22 "Devil & the Deep Dark Ocean" – 4:46 "Sacrament of Wilderness" – 4:12 "Sleeping Sun" – 4:01 "Elvenpath" – 4:40 "The Carpenter" – 5:58 "Nightwish" – 5:54 Floor Jansen – lead vocals Anette Olzon – lead vocals Tarja Turunen – lead vocals Tuomas Holopainenkeyboards, male vocals Emppu Vuorinen – guitars, bass Marco Hietala – bass, male vocals, backing vocals Sami Vänskä – bass Troy Donockley – Uilleann pipes, low whistle, bodhrán, male vocals, backing vocals Kai Hahtodrums Jukka Nevalainen – drums

Nicotine gum

Nicotine gum is a type of chewing gum that delivers nicotine to the body. It is used as an aid in nicotine replacement therapy, a process for smoking cessation and quitting smokeless tobacco; the nicotine is delivered to the bloodstream via absorption by the tissues of the mouth. It is available over-the-counter in Europe, the US and elsewhere; the pieces are available in individual foil packages and come in various flavors. Nicotine content is either 2 or 4 mg of nicotine the nicotine content of one sixth to one third of a cigarette, with the appropriate content and dosage depending on the smoking habits of the user. Popular brands include Nicotex, Nicogum and Zonnic. Alternative nicotine replacement products include the nicotine patch, nicotine pastilles/lozenges and the nicotine inhaler. Nicotine gum can be used in combination with long acting nicotine replacement therapy formulations such as the nicotine patch, it has been shown that combination therapy is more effective than use of a single agent for tobacco cessation..

Nicotine absorption from chewing gum is much lower than during smoking. In addition, extraction of nicotine is incomplete, averaging 53% and 72% for 2 mg and 4 mg gum and it varies among individuals, it is important to recognize. As with other types of addiction, pharmacological therapy is not the only component in treating addiction. Behavioral habits must be treated, modifications to these behaviors along with pharmacological therapies can impact and improve chances of successful tobacco cessation. Although there are many brands of nicotine gum available, they are dosed in a similar manner. Light smokers, those who smoke less than 15 cigarettes per day, should use the 2 mg gum. Heavy smokers should use the 4 mg; the size of nicotine gum is the same for both strengths. The dosing regimen provided by the Nicorette gum label is as follows: Users should not use more than 24 pieces of gum per day. Directions for use: Users are directed to chew the gum until it softens and produces a tingling sensation or "peppery" taste.

The gum is "parked," or tucked, in between the cheek and gums. When the tingling ends the gum is chewed again until it returns, is re-parked in a new location; these steps are repeated until the gum is depleted of the craving dissipates. Cautions: The gum should not be used for longer than 12 weeks. Nicotine gum should not be used less than 15 minutes after eating or drinking, as doing so will reduce absorption. Do not smoke while using nicotine gum to avoid nicotine overdose. Nicotine is a vasoconstrictor; the result is enhanced shear stress on vessel walls, repeated nicotine exposure contributes to accelerated health problems that are a function of chronic vascular injury such as coronary artery disease, acute cardiac ischemic events, hypertension Studies have shown that nicotine exposure contributes to stroke, peptic ulcer disease, esophageal reflux. Nicotine may cause wounds to heal more and may be associated with reproductive toxicity. Nicotine gum requires frequent periods of chewing throughout the day.

People with dental problems should be cautious from the effects of constant gum chewing and should consult their dentist before using the nicotine gum. Two unpleasant symptoms which affect some new users and existing users who make excessive use of nicotine gum, are hiccups and a perceived constriction of the throat muscles, as accidental swallowing of saliva containing high amounts of nicotine may cause irritation. Women who use nicotine gum and patches during the early stages of pregnancy face an increased risk of having babies with birth defects according to a 2006 study that looked at about 77,000 pregnant women in Denmark; the study found that women who used nicotine-replacement therapy in the first 12 weeks of pregnancy had a greater risk of having babies with birth defects than women who did not. No studies have been done to show the effects of nicotine gum on breast-feeding; the nicotine from gum will end up in the breast milk. Animal models have shown, it is not recommended that breast-feeding mothers use any nicotine products.

Because this medication requires frequent periods of chewing throughout the day, people who have Temporomandibular joint disease should avoid using this medication as it will exacerbate their disease. The nicotine gum should be kept closed in a dry cool place and out of reach of children and pets. Used nicotine gum must be put in the trash can; when the medication is no longer needed, do not flush it down the toilet and return it back to pharmacies through mail-back service. In case of limited access to mail-back program, see FDA's Safe Disposal of Medicines website for further instructions. Various policies exist worldwide as to the accessibility of these medications. Gum was sold only by prescription. In most of the EU and the US, nicotine gum is available at pharmacies over-the-counter subject to the same restrictions on underage purchases as tobacco. Depending upon jurisdiction and pharmacy the purchaser may be directed to the pharmacist, or nicotine gum may be purchased off-the-shelf. If sold where tobacco products are sold, the display of the nicotine therapy products may be adjacent to the tobacco display.

Although nicotine gum can be purchased over the counter, in efforts to promote and support tobacco cessation t

Kiss Kiss Kiss (Ami Suzuki song)

"Kiss Kiss Kiss" is Japanese singer and actress Ami Suzuki's twenty-ninth single and it was released on October 28, 2009. At the time of the single release, Ami's official site, as well as other music sites considered this work to be a double A-side single along with "Aishiteru...", but the work itself, as well as Avex official site, mention only "Kiss Kiss Kiss" to be the A-side, "Aishiteru..." to be the coupling track. "Kiss Kiss Kiss" is a song performed by American group Ananda Project. Ami first recorded the English version of the song, included in the compilation "Aquamarine" for Avex's dance music project House Nation. On she wrote herself the lyrics for a Japanese version for it, it became her 16th Avex single. Initial information of this single said that it would be produced by House Nation collaborator Tomoyuki Nakata. At the end, this song, "Aishiteru...", became the coupling track of the single. "Kiss Kiss Kiss" was used as the theme song for promotions of the Toyota X "202" model.

In the music video of the song, Ami sings next to one of this cars. She did in a special DJ tour hosted by Toyota and House Nation, called X"202" presents house nation × Ami Suzuki Tour, in which she performed in several discos and nightclubs in Japan