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Gadsden County, Florida

Gadsden County is a county located in the panhandle of the U. S. state of Florida. As of the 2010 census, the population was 46,389, its county seat is Quincy. Gadsden County is included in FL Metropolitan Statistical Area. Gadsden County is the only majority African-American county in Florida. Gadsden County was created in 1823, it was named for James Gadsden of South Carolina, who served as Andrew Jackson's aide-de-camp in Florida in 1818. Gadsden County is known for its tobacco crop, obsolete today. According to the U. S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 529 square miles, of which 516 square miles is land and 12 square miles is water. Gadsden County is part of the Tallahassee Metropolitan Statistical Area. Gadsden County is in the Eastern Time Zone, its western border with Jackson County forms the boundary in this area between the Eastern and Central Time Zones. Decatur County, Georgia - north Seminole County, Georgia - north Grady County, Georgia - northeast Leon County, Florida - east Liberty County, Florida - southwest Calhoun County, Florida - southwest Jackson County, Florida - northwest Gadsden County is unique in Florida in that it is the state's only county with an African American majority population.

As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 46,389 people living in the county. 56.0% were Black or African American, 35.9% White, 0.5% Asian, 0.3% Native American, 5.9% of some other race and 1.3% of two or more races. 9.5 % were Latino. As of the census of 2000, there were 45,087 people, 15,867 households, 11,424 families living in the county; the population density was 87 people per square mile. There were 17,703 housing units at an average density of 34 per square mile; the racial makeup of the county was 57.14% Black or African American, 38.70% White, 0.23% Native American, 0.26% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 2.76% from other races, 0.89% from two or more races. 6.17 % of the population were Latino of any race. There were 15,867 households out of which 32.60% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.50% were married couples living together, 22.50% had a female householder with no husband present, 28.00% were non-families. 23.90% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.50% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older.

The average household size was 2.69 and the average family size was 3.18. In the county, the population was spread out with 26.40% under the age of 18, 9.50% from 18 to 24, 28.90% from 25 to 44, 23.00% from 45 to 64, 12.20% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females, there were 90.70 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.50 males. The median income for a household in the county was $31,248, the median income for a family was $36,238. Males had a median income of $27,159 versus $21,721 for females; the per capita income for the county was $14,499. About 16.40% of families and 19.90% of the population were below the poverty line, including 28.50% of those under age 18 and 16.90% of those age 65 or over. The Gadsden County School District operates public schools. Gadsden County is home to one public high school, Gadsden County High School, formed in 2017 by the merger of East Gadsden High and the high school portion of West Gadsden High School.

West Gadsden was formed by the merger of the former Chattahoochee High and Greensboro High and was located on the western outskirts of Quincy near Greensboro. East Gadsden, formed by the merger of James A. Shanks High and Havana Northside High, was located on Hwy. 90 east of Quincy. Robert F. Munroe Day School and Tallavanna Christian School are private schools in the county; the Gadsden County Public Library System has 3 branches. William A. McGill Library Havana Branch Chattahoochee Branch According to the Secretary of State’s office, Democrats maintain a massive majority of registered voters in Gadsden County; as of September 30, 2015, the county has the second-highest percentage of registered Democrats of all counties in Florida. The last Republican to win a majority in the county was Richard Nixon in his landslide 1972 victory, Gadsden was the solitary Florida county to vote against Reagan in 1984 and Bush Senior in 1988. Quincy Municipal Airport Interstate 10 is the main west-to-east interstate highway in the county, serves as the unofficial dividing line between northern and southern Gadsden County.

It contains four interchanges within the county. US 90 was the main west-to-east highway in the county prior to the construction of I-10 in the late 1960s, it runs from the Victory Bridge in Chatahoochee in the northwest, southeast through Gretna, Douglas City, Quincy before leaving the county east of Midway into Leon County. US 27 is the sole south-to-north U. S. highway running through the northeastern part of the county. State Road 12 State Road 65 State Road 159 State Road 267 Gadsden County has at least four existing railroad lines, three of which are owned by CSX; the first two CSX lines being P&A Subdivision, a line owned by the Louisville and Nashville Railroad, the other is the Tallahassee Subdivision, a former Seaboard Air Line Railroad line. These two lines meet in Chatahoochee and served Amtrak's Sunset Limited until it was truncated to New Orleans in 2005 by Hurricane Katrina. A third line is a line that spans as far south as Port St. Joe; the line enters f

Morongo Basin Transit Authority

Morongo Basin Transit Authority is the transit agency that serves the Morongo Basin in San Bernardino County, California. It is a joint powers authority between Yucca Valley, Twentynine Palms, San Bernardino County Route 1 Yucca Valley – Twentynine Palms Route 2 Marine Base – Twentynine Palms Route 3B Twentynine Palms Local Route 7A North Yucca Valley Route 7B South Yucca Valley Route 12 Palm Springs – Twentynine Palms Route 15 Palm Springs – Yucca Valley Route 21 Landers – Yucca Valley MBTA operates a fleet of 24 fixed route vehicles and ready ride vehicles; the table below gives information related to the different coach types in the MBTA fleet. MBTA uses the web to improve its services to customers and the general public with information about routes and new programs; the website allows residents to download the disability id card form in order to receive a discount when using the MBTA system mbta official website Sanbag info on public transit in san bernardino county System map

Foreign relations of the Bahamas

The Bahamas has strong bilateral relationships with the United Kingdom, represented by a High Commissioner in London. The Bahamas associates with other nations of the Caribbean Community; the Commonwealth of The Bahamas became a member of the United Nations in 1973 and the Organization of American States in 1956. The Bahamas has been an independent Commonwealth realm with Queen Elizabeth II as Queen of The Bahamas since 1973; the Queen is represented locally by the Governor-General of the Bahamas. The Bahamas holds membership in a number of international organizations: the UN and some specialized and related agencies, including Food and Agriculture Organization, International Civil Aviation Organization, International Labour Organization, International Monetary Fund, International Telecommunication Union, World Bank, World Meteorological Organization, World Health Organization. List of diplomatic missions in the Bahamas List of diplomatic missions of the Bahamas Visa requirements for Bahamian citizens North American Union North American Free Trade Agreement Free Trade Area of the Americas Third Border Initiative Caribbean Community Caribbean Basin Initiative Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative This article incorporates public domain material from the CIA World Factbook website

This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Department of State website Establishment of diplomatic missions between the Bahamas and RussiaUnited StatesThe United States Department of State - The Bahamas The Embassy of the United States of America The Bahamas-Sub Office of the U. S. Federal Bureau of Investigation History of Bahamas - U. S. relations

Wadi Araba Crossing

Coordinates: 29°34′30″N 34°58′41″E The Wadi Araba Crossing or Yitzhak Rabin Crossing is an international border crossing between Aqaba and Eilat, Israel. Opened on August 8, 1994, it is one of three entry/exit points between the two countries that handles tourists. In February 2006, the Israelis renamed their border terminal to Yitzhak Rabin Terminal, after the late Prime Minister; the terminal is open from 6:30 to 20:00, Sunday through Thursday, from 8:00 to 20:00 on Fridays and Saturdays, every day of the year except for the holidays of the Islamic New Year and Yom Kippur. In 2010, 465,059 people and 8,007 vehicles have crossed the border; the terminal can be reached by a 5-minute taxi ride from Eilat. Only owned Israeli cars may cross through the terminal and travel within Jordan after a change of license plates and the payment of a tax. Route 109 runs east from Eilot interchange at Highway 90 to the border crossing, it is 1.5 km long. Public buses Route No. 390, 393, 394, 397, 399, 444, 990, 991 and 993 stop at the Junction of Route 90 and Route 109.

It is an approximate 20 minutes. Visitors from most countries receive a special employment/residency visa from the Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority; the visa is affixed to the passport next to the visa stamp granting the passport holder one month in The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. Anyone who wishes to overstay their visa, must register with the Jordanian Police; some 85,172 Jordanian workers coming to work in southern Israel crossed into Israel through the Yitzhak Rabin crossing, up from 81,016 in 2006, marking a 5.8 percent increase. US Consular Information Sheet - Israel, the West Bank and Gaza OfficialYitzhak Rabin Border Terminal info AQABA Special Economic Zone Authority

Alexander Semionov

Alexander Mikhailovich Semionov is a Soviet Russian painter, a member of the Leningrad Union of Artists and representative of the Leningrad School of Painting, most famous for his cityscape paintings. Alexander Semionov was born in Tver Oblast, Russia. In the mid-1930s his family moved to Leningrad. Having abilities to draw from the early age, Semionov entered Tavricheskaya Art School, where he studied under Alexander Gromov, Semion Bootler, Victor Oreshnikov, Vladimir Levitsky and Mariam Aslamazian. In 1940 Semionov graduated from Tavricheskaya Art School. In 1940–1941 he worked as copyist at the LenIzo Leningrad Art Centre. In the Russian Museum he painted copies from works of Ilya Repin an Isaak Levitan. In 1941, Semionov went to the front as a volunteer, passing through all the trials of wartime from beginning to end. After that he returned to work in LenIzo as a painter restoring and improving his professional skills, he painted from life in such picturesque suburbs of Leningrad as Rozhdestvenno, Daymische, where from the late 1940s to the early 1950s settled Leningrad artists Piotr Buchkin, Nikolai Timkov, Yuri Podlaski, George Tatarnikov, other artists.

Since 1954, Semionov started to show his work on the exhibitions of Leningrad artists. These were sketches brought back from trips to the Altai: Altai Province. Cherga Area, Altai Mountains. Charga Area, Altai Province. Shebalino District, Altai. At the Seshinsky Pass, Blacksmith workshop, At the Chusovoy Plant, Rolling workshop, others. In these sketches traced the taste and great abilities of the artist to plein air painting, his ability for composition, for grasp and transferring the lighting on canvas. In 1957, Semionov was admitted to the Leningrad branch of Union of Artists of Russian Federation. In the same year as one of the leading painters of Leningrad, Semionov participated in the All-Union Art Exhibition in Moscow dedicated to the 40th anniversary of the October Revolution. Early successes encouraged Semionov to further creative exploration, establishing the main theme of creativity specific to his temperament and painterly talent. Since the late 1950s it became the urban landscape, a favorite theme – streets and embankments of Leningrad.

Semionov embodied it in countless sketches and paintings, made a significant contribution to the contemporary iconography of Leningrad. Among his works shown at the exhibitions were A Rainy Day, After the Rain, Rainy day in Summer Garden, Leningrad in the morning, The Moyka River, Isaaсievskaya Square, Leningrad. Winter motive, Winter Park", On the Neva River, The Leningrad and A Field of Mars, Kirovskiy Prospect, The Leningrad, Furmanov Street in Leningrad, others. From 1950–1970, in search of material for his paintings, Semionov, in addition to trips to the Altai and the Urals worked in the House the work of artists in Staraya Ladoga and visited ancient Russian towns Torzhok and Rostov the Great. There he painted the ancient corners of the Tver region, keeping the cherished images of childhood and youth of the artist. To the middle of 1960 there is a characteristic style of painting of Semionov, his favorite themes and methods of their development. In cityscapes he aspires to transfer the sensation of street, movement, to keep on a canvas the peeped scenes of a city life.

The great attention he gives to light and shadow contrasts and plain air effects, to transfer volumes of urban spaces. The artist liked to paint Leningrad in rainy weather, masterly transferring game of color stains on wet asphalt. Semionov's paintings are distinguished by finesse plain air, bright saturated colors and accurate transfer of tonal relations. Generalized drawing with a brush along with the active use of palette knife made of various texture painting, allow the artist to achieve unity of artistic conception and its realization on canvas. In 1965–1980 Semionov was regarded as a leader of Russian cityscape painting, he created a truthful image of a modern Leningrad. Some of his paintings are now perceived as literary evidence of the recent era: Nevsky Prospekt decorated brightly colored flags and banners, the familiar streets, retaining its appearance in the paintings of the artist. In 1960–1980 Alexander Semionov painted a lot in the picturesque suburbs of Leningrad, his paintings allow speak of him as a subtle master of the lyrical landscape.

Among them Spring in the garden, 1967, A Midday in Pushkin town, 1968, Relic of the Past, 1968, A Bush of Lilac, 1969, In the Pushkin Town, 1969, Summer Day, 1973, After the rain, 1976, Clear up, 1976, Windy Day, 1976, Chikino Lake, 1978, Griazno Village, 1978, A Path in the village of Rozhdestveno, 1979, A Summer, 1979, others. In the 1970s Semionov's painti

1990–91 Charlotte Hornets season

The 1990–91 NBA season was the Charlotte Hornets' third season in the National Basketball Association. After playing one year in the Midwest Division in the Western Conference, the Hornets returned to the Eastern Conference and moved into the Central Division. In the offseason, they signed unrestricted free agent Johnny Newman, who would lead the Hornets in scoring with 16.9 points per game. At midseason, they traded Armen Gilliam to the Philadelphia 76ers for Mike Gminski; the franchise improved seven games over the previous season finishing with 56 losses. However, they finished last place in their division for the third straight season. Top draft pick and Flyin' Illini star Kendall Gill made the All-Rookie First Team, averaging 11.0 points and 1.3 steals per game. Charlotte hosted the 1991 NBA All-Star Game during the season; the Hornets led the NBA in attendance for the second time in three seasons. Z – clinched division title y – clinched division title x – clinched playoff spot Kendall Gill, NBA All-Rookie Team 1st Team July 28, 1990Signed Johnny Newman as an unrestricted free agent.

August 29, 1990Signed Jim Les as a free agent. September 5, 1990Waived Brian Rowsom. October 23, 1990Waived Jim Les. October 24, 1990Waived Andre Turner. October 30, 1990Waived Richard Anderson. Waived Mike Holton. January 4, 1991Traded Armen Gilliam and Dave Hoppen to the Philadelphia 76ers for Mike Gminski. January 22, 1991Signed Scott Haffner to the first of two 10-day contracts. Signed Jeff Sanders to a 10-day contract. January 29, 1991Traded a 1993 2nd round draft pick and a 1995 2nd round draft pick to the Sacramento Kings for Eric Leckner. January 31, 1991Waived Jeff Sanders. February 11, 1991Signed Scott Haffner to a contract for the rest of the season. April 17, 1991Robert Reid signed as an unrestricted free agent with the Philadelphia 76ers. May 31, 1991Waived Steve Scheffler