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Front Range Urban Corridor

The Front Range Urban Corridor is an oblong region of urban population located along the eastern face of the Southern Rocky Mountains, encompassing 18 counties in the US states of Colorado and Wyoming. The corridor derives its name from the Front Range, the mountain range that defines the western boundary of the corridor which serves as a gateway to the Rocky Mountains; the region comprises the northern portion of the Southern Rocky Mountain Front geographic area, which in turn comprises the southern portion of the Rocky Mountain Front geographic area of Canada and the United States. The Front Range Urban Corridor had an estimated population of 4,976,781 on July 1, 2018, an increase of +14.84% since the 2010 United States Census.. It is estimated that the population exceeded 5 million in 2019. 98% of the population within the entire urban corridor region is within Colorado and 85% of Colorado's population resides within the urban corridor region. The Front Range Urban Corridor stretches from Pueblo, north along Interstate 25 to Cheyenne and includes the Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area, the Colorado Springs, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area, the Boulder, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area, the Fort Collins, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area, the Greeley, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area, the Pueblo, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area, the Cheyenne, WY Metropolitan Statistical Area, the Cañon City, CO Micropolitan Statistical Area.

The corridor comprises three primary subregions: the South Central Colorado Urban Area, the North Central Colorado Urban Area, the Cheyenne Metropolitan Area. The influence of the Corridor extends well beyond its defined boundaries; the Colorado Eastern Plains, Nebraska Panhandle, Albany County, among other areas, are culturally and economically tied to the Corridor, though they are not considered to be a part of it. The definition included here is not used for the greater Front Range Megaregion, one of the 11 megaregions of the United States; the megaregion's area is more expansive, extending south from Pueblo along the I-25 corridor into New Mexico, including Albuquerque and Santa Fe, including the Wasatch Front of Utah, separated by hundreds of miles from the regional core. The table below includes the following information: The urban region; the Core Based Statistical Area as designated by the United States Office of Budget. The CBSA population as of July 1, 2018, as estimated by the United States Census Bureau.

The county. The county population as of July 1, 2018, as estimated by the United States Census Bureau; the county population as of April 1, 2010, as enumerated by the 2010 United States Census. The percent county population change from April 1, 2010, to July 1, 2018. In the State of Wyoming, the Front Range Urban Corridor includes the Town of Albin, the Town of Burns, the City of Cheyenne, the Town of Pine Bluffs, unincorporated Laramie County. In the State of Colorado, the Front Range Urban Corridor includes: Colorado Colorado census designated places Colorado census statistical areas Colorado counties Colorado metropolitan areas Colorado municipalities Conurbation List of US interstate metropolitan areas Megacity Megaregions of the United States Rocky Mountain Front Southern Rocky Mountain Front Southern Rocky Mountains Table of United States Combined Statistical Areas Table of United States Core Based Statistical Areas Table of United States Metropolitan Statistical Areas Table of United States Micropolitan Statistical Areas Table of United States primary census statistical areas Wyoming Wyoming census statistical areas United States Census Bureau US population estimates

Ponce de Leon amusement park

The Ponce de Leon amusement park was built on the site of Ponce de Leon Springs. Omnibus service from Atlanta to the springs started in 1872, in 1874 horsecar service started, it developed in the late 1880s and 1890s with the addition of attractions for children, a dance hall and theater, picnic grounds. In 1903 construction of the full-fledged amusement park began. By the park was served by the Nine-Mile Circle electric streetcar line. In 1907, a four-acre lake on the north side of Ponce de Leon Avenue was filled in to make way for the Ponce de Leon ballpark, now the Midtown Place strip mall; the amusement park was whites-only – a sign at the entrance made clear, "colored persons admitted as servants only". The amusement park closed in the early 1920s; the Sears, Roebuck southeastern headquarters was built on the site, opening in 1926, the building now known as Ponce City Market

Mount Nittany

Mount Nittany is the common name for Nittany Mountain, a prominent geographic feature in Centre County, Pennsylvania, USA. The mountain is part of a ridge that separates Nittany Valley from Penns Valley, with the enclosed Sugar Valley between them. On USGS topographic maps, Nittany Mountain is shown as the lower ridge line that runs below Big Mountain on the west and Big Kettle Mountain on the east side, coming together to form a single ridge line at the southern terminus; this nomenclature is not always applied to the same geologic formation, there is a shorter Nittany Mountain ridge shown above the Sugar Valley as well. Penn State University lies at the foot of Mount Nittany. Mount Nittany Elementary and Mount Nittany Middle School are named for the mountain; the word Nittany is derived from the Algonquian word Nit-A-Nee meaning "single mountain". According to the Penn State folklore, Nit-A-Nee is the name of a Native American maiden whose actions caused Mount Nittany to be formed; the original inhabitants of the area used Nit-A-Nee to describe the mountain, it became known as Nittany by the first Europeans to settle the area in the 18th century.

The word Nittany was in use by the time Pennsylvania State University was founded. Some sources cite the word Nit-A-Nee as meaning "barrier against the wind", not as likely. In 1945, the landowners of Mount Nittany were preparing to sell the mountain to use timber rights; the alumni of the Lion's Paw Senior Society who heard of this bought an option to buy the mountain. It took the Lion's Paw alumni until May 1946 to raise the money needed to buy the mountain. In 1981, Lion's Paw established the Mount Nittany Conservancy, an organization intended to raise money from the general public in addition to the money raised by Lion's Paw members. Since its establishment, the Mount Nittany Conservancy has purchased hundreds of additional acres on Mount Nittany. In 2013, the Nittany Valley Society published Conserving Mount Nittany: A Dynamic Environmentalism, a book by Tom Shakely on the history of local conservation efforts in the 20th century that incorporates other histories of the mountain and valley.

Mount Nittany is part of the Valley province of the Appalachian Mountains. The neighboring Bald Eagle and Shriner Mountains are part of the same sedimentary formation consisting of, from youngest to oldest, Tuscarora Formation Quartzite, Juniata Formation Shale, Bald Eagle Formation Sandstone; these layers were folded during the Appalachian orogeny. Nittany Mountain is part of a synclinal depression of the anticlinal Nittany Arch, which formed a huge mountain, since eroded, that towered over what is now Nittany Valley; the present Nittany and Big Mountain ridges were a valley in this ancient mountain. The Nittany ridge line is topped by the erosion resistant Bald Eagle Sandstone; the more durable Tuscasora Quartzite formations are found exposed on the higher ridges of the northern end of the same syncline: Big Mountain to "Riansares Mountain" and Big Kettle Mountain to "The Winehead". The more eroded Juniata Shale forms the depression between the lower and higher ridges, the drainage from this area cut small ravines in the Nittany ridge line.

The same three rock layers are exposed in the neighboring ridges. Beneath the sedimentary layers is a formation of limestone; the Bald Eagle Sandstone topping Mount Nittany prevents the erosion of the underlying limestone to the same level as the surrounding limestone valleys. Hike Mount Nittany History of Lion's Paw Mount Nittany Conservancy Centre Region Parks & Recreation ClearWater Conservancy of Central Pennsylvania, Inc. Mount Nittany WebCam view from the Hetzel Union Building

Solly Smith

Solomon Garcia Smith was a Mexican-American boxer in the featherweight division. He is the first world champion of Hispanic descent. Smith was born in the son of a Mexican mother and an Irish father, he was an outstanding long distance track runner in his youth, which may have aided his ability to endure long boxing bouts. Solomon Garcia Smith made his professional debut in 1888 at the age of 17. In his 21st bout on September 25, 1893, he challenged future hall of fame member George Dixon for the World Featherweight Championship but was defeated by seventh-round tko; the fight drew the largest paying crowd recorded at Brooklyn's Coney Island Athletic Club. After the bout, Smith was arrested for participating in a fight with Johnny Griffin in Roby, two months earlier. Wyatt Earp had been the timekeeper, he improved his skills in subsequent bouts and established himself as one of the top fighters in the bantamweight and featherweight divisions, fighting to draws against future hall of fame member Young Griffo and future two-division champion Frank Erne, along with scoring quality wins over opponents such as former champion Torpedo Billy Murphy and avenging a disqualification loss to Oscar Gardner.

The crowning moment of Smith's career came on October 4, 1897, when he defeated George Dixon in a rematch bout to capture the World Featherweight title, thus ending the Canadian champion's six-year reign. The San Francisco Call wrote of Smith's performance: "Instead of swinging wild and recklessly, as he was wont to do in his early fighting days, he gauged his distance and timed his blows like a polished veteran, his quick ducking under the left arm of his opponent to avoid a jaw warmer was a revelation to his admirers, who cheered him when he escaped the hot shots aimed at the jaw point by Professor Dixon"Smith was seen as a promising champion, having avenged losses to two of the three men who held victories over him up to that point and Gardner, with the third being reigning lightweight champion and future hall of fame member Kid Lavigne who had outpointed Smith in an eight round contest. However, after twice retaining his title, he relinquished it due to a mishap against Dave Sullivan.

Smith had the misfortune to break his left arm near the wrist in the second round of their bout, ending his chances to give a good showing. Unable to use his left at all in the fourth and fifth rounds, he was deemed unable to continue, his career took a downward spiral following that loss as he won only one out of the fifteen remaining bouts in his career. He retired after a knockout loss to Billy Snailham in 1904. List of Mexican boxing world champions List of featherweight boxing champions Professional boxing record for Solly Smith from BoxRec

KriĹževci pri Ljutomeru

Križevci pri Ljutomeru is a settlement in the Prlekija region in eastern Slovenia. It is the seat of the Municipality of Križevci, it is now included in the Mura Statistical Region. The local parish church, built in the centre of the settlement, is dedicated to the Holy Cross and belongs to the Roman Catholic Diocese of Murska Sobota, it was built in 1891 with some elements of the earlier 12th- and 15th-century buildings incorporated into the current Neo-Romanesque building. Notable people that were born or lived in Križevci pri Ljutomeru include: Franc Kirar, beekeeper Media related to Križevci pri Ljutomeru at Wikimedia Commons Križevci pri Ljutomeru at Geopedia

Paulding, Ohio

Paulding is a village in and the county seat of Paulding County, United States. It is located predominantly in Paulding Township about 64 miles southwest of Toledo; the population was 3,605 at the 2010 census. Paulding was a planned community, founded in 1848 at the center of the county, named after the county by speculators who expected to profit by moving the county seat. In 1851, the county seat was moved from Charloe, the county seat for a decade; the town square is devoted to the courthouse, an orange brick structure surrounded by trees upon a spacious lawn. In the centennial year of 1876, the county commissioners determined to build a new courthouse, visited many courthouses deciding to erect a duplicate of the courthouse in Adrian, Michigan at a cost of $40,000; the courthouse was finished in 1886. Built in the 1910s, the Paulding County Carnegie Library was the first Carnegie library to serve an entire county instead of a single city. Paulding is located at 41°08′30″N 84°34′53″W. According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 2.46 square miles, of which 2.36 square miles is land and 0.10 square miles is water.

It is 723 feet above sea level. As of the census of 2010, there were 3,605 people, 1,510 households, 957 families living in the village; the population density was 1,527.5 inhabitants per square mile. There were 1,718 housing units at an average density of 728.0 per square mile. The racial makeup of the village was 91.6% White, 2.4% African American, 0.3% Native American, 0.3% Asian, 2.8% from other races, 2.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 8.5% of the population. There were 1,510 households of which 31.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.6% were married couples living together, 14.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.6% had a male householder with no wife present, 36.6% were non-families. 31.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.6% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.35 and the average family size was 2.93. The median age in the village was 38.4 years. 25.2% of residents were under the age of 18.

The gender makeup of the village was 53.4 % female. As of the census of 2000, there were 3,595 people, 1,466 households, 988 families living in the village; the population density was 1,577.1 people per square mile. There were 1,583 housing units at an average density of 694.4 per square mile. The racial makeup of the village was 91.04% White, 2.56% African American, 0.22% Native American, 0.28% Asian, 3.81% from other races, 2.09% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.93% of the population. There were 1,466 households out of which 33.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.7% were married couples living together, 11.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 32.6% were non-families. 28.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.7% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.42 and the average family size was 2.96. In the village, the population was spread out with 25.6% under the age of 18, 9.5% from 18 to 24, 27.5% from 25 to 44, 22.1% from 45 to 64, 15.3% who were 65 years of age or older.

The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 90.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.0 males. The median income for a household in the village was $35,943, the median income for a family was $41,962. Males had a median income of $33,042 versus $22,103 for females; the per capita income for the village was $17,383. About 6.3% of families and 9.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.1% of those under age 18 and 5.3% of those age 65 or over. Paulding is at the intersection of US Highway 127 and State Route 111 and the terminus of State Route 500, it was on the Cincinnati Northern Railroad, but the tracks were removed in the 1980s. The dominant daily newspaper is the Defiance Crescent-News with some readers choosing the Fort Wayne Journal-Gazette, Toledo Blade, Lima News, in that order; the local weekly is the Paulding County Progress, Paulding residents are part of the Fort Wayne, Indiana television market. The local radio station is WMYW-FM broadcasts at 102.7 FM.

WPAU is an online streaming radio station offering a commercial-free format of oldies and Paulding County high school sports. Licensed to Paulding is WKSD 99.7 FM, a commercial oldies and sports radio station based in Van Wert. Paulding is a bedroom community. At one point, Paulding had a factory processing sugar from beets, another processing ketchup from tomatoes, but both factories have ceased production and neighboring farms no longer produce those crops. At one point, Paulding boasted of three local elevators - Equity Exchange, Paulding Grain and Seed, the Farm Bureau - but the loss of rail service, most grain is trucked elsewhere. Paulding was once home to Betty Zane popcorn. Many manufacturing facilities have come and gone, producing such products as glass mailboxes, ink wells, brake linings. A number of small factories exist, but the largest single employer in the Village is the government, with Paulding Exempted Village Schools being the largest organization. Many residents commute to industrial jobs in neighboring counties.

Paulding High School sports participate in the Northwest Conference, an athletic body sanctioned by the