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Hancock County, Maine

Hancock County is a county located in the U. S. state of Maine. As of the 2010 census, the population was 54,418, its county seat is Ellsworth. The county was incorporated on June 25, 1789 and named for John Hancock, the first governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts; the Commissioners are Steven Joy and Percy Brown. According to the U. S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,345 square miles, of which 1,587 square miles is land and 758 square miles is water. Penobscot County — north Washington County — northeast Waldo County — west As of the census of 2000, there were 51,791 people, 21,864 households, 14,233 families living in the county; the population density was 33 people per square mile. There were 33,945 housing units at an average density of 21 per square mile; the racial makeup of the county was 97.61% White, 0.25% Black or African American, 0.37% Native American, 0.38% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.20% from other races, 1.15% from two or more races. 0.65% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

The largest ancestry groups in Hancock County, Maine according to the 2000 census are: 24.6% English 16.6% American 11.9% Irish 6.6% French 6.1% German96.8% spoke English, 1.5% French and 1.0% Spanish as their first language. There were 21,864 households out of which 28.20% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.50% were married couples living together, 8.10% had a female householder with no husband present, 34.90% were non-families. 27.90% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.60% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.31 and the average family size was 2.81. In the county, the population was spread out with 22.30% under the age of 18, 7.40% from 18 to 24, 27.50% from 25 to 44, 26.80% from 45 to 64, 16.00% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 95.70 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.10 males. The median income for a household in the county was $35,811, the median income for a family was $43,216.

Males had a median income of $30,461 versus $22,647 for females. The per capita income for the county was $19,809. About 7.00% of families and 10.20% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.90% of those under age 18 and 9.50% of those age 65 or over. The 1990 Census counted 46,948, though the 1998 population estimate is 49,932.1 The gender division was 22,996 males, 23,952 females in 1989. Ninety-nine percent of the population was white, 121 American Indians, 249 Asians, 79 Blacks and 52 "other" Sixty-six percent of the population of Hancock County are Mainers by birth, three percent were born outside the US. Of the 31,475 persons over 25 years old, 83 % had higher. Twenty-one percent had higher; as of the 2010 United States Census, there were 54,418 people, 24,221 households, 14,834 families living in the county. The population density was 34.3 inhabitants per square mile. There were 40,184 housing units at an average density of 25.3 per square mile. The racial makeup of the county was 96.9% white, 0.8% Asian, 0.4% American Indian, 0.4% black or African American, 0.3% from other races, 1.2% from two or more races.

Those of Hispanic or Latino origin made up 1.1% of the population. In terms of ancestry, 24.0% were English, 19.8% were American, 15.2% were Irish, 9.0% were German, 7.2% were Scottish. Of the 24,221 households, 24.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.9% were married couples living together, 8.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 38.8% were non-families, 30.3% of all households were made up of individuals. The average household size was 2.20 and the average family size was 2.71. The median age was 46.3 years. The median income for a household in the county was $47,533 and the median income for a family was $60,092. Males had a median income of $41,046 versus $32,444 for females; the per capita income for the county was $26,876. About 6.8% of families and 11.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.2% of those under age 18 and 7.3% of those age 65 or over. Of employed persons 16 years and over in 1990, 1,108 indicated involvement in the "agriculture and fisheries" industry, though 1,206 indicated "farming and fishing occupations."

The U. S. Census data are not dependable for determining the numbers of individuals involved in the fishing industry. Only firms with 10 or more employees must report their numbers, as well as firms paying workmen's compensation insurance; because the majority of fishermen in Maine are considered self-employed, the statistics underreport fishing employment. Cranberry Isles, Deer Isle, Gouldsboro, Southwest Harbor, Swans Island and Tremont were identified by a key respondent as fisheries dependent. Bar Harbor, Brooksville, Lamoine, Mount Desert, Sedgwick and Sullivan were noted as having either significant fishing activity or a significant number of people who fish. Winter Harbor's fishing activities were once dwarfed by the economic activity associated with a naval base, but now that the naval base has closed, fishing activity will most be the dominant economic activity in the community. Salmon farming is popular in the area and Maine Salmon is an important export. Hancock County has the longest coastline of any Maine county.

Commercial fishing and tourism are the county. Hancock County is home to Acadia National Park and Cadillac Mountain (the


Chandrika Balan is an Indian bilingual writer who has published books in both English and Malayalam, under the pen name Chandramathi, ചന്ദ്രമതി in Malayalam. She is a writer of fiction and translator, a critic in both English and Malayalam. Chandramathi has published four books in English and 20 books in Malayalam, including 12 collections of short stories including a novelette, an anthology of medieval Malayalam poetry, two collections of essays, two memoirs, five books translated from English. Chandramathi was born in Kerala, she passed her post graduation in English Language and Literature from the University of Kerala in 1976 with a first class. In 1988 she received her PhD, from the University of Kerala, she was a Professor of English literature in Thriuvananthapuram. From 1993 to 1994 she served as Executive Editor of Medieval Indian Literature. In recognition of her academic career she received the Professor Sivaprasad Foundation Award for The Most Outstanding Teacher in 1999 and the Alumni Association of St. Berchmans College's award for the Best College Teacher in Kerala in 2002.

In 1998 she visited Sweden with the team of 10 Indian writers under the Sahitya Akademi's cultural exchange programme. The visit inspired her to write the short story "Reindeer". Thoppil Ravi Foundation Award V. P. Sivakumar Smaraka Keli award for The Best Short Story of the Year Katha National Award for fiction and translation The State Bank of Travancore Literary Award for the Best Collection of fiction, 1997. Odakkuzhal Award for the Best Work, 1998; the Kerala Sahitya Akademi Award for Best Fiction-1996-1998. The Muthukulam Parvathy Amma Prize for the Best Woman Writer of 2003. A. P. Kalakkad Award for the Best Fiction. Kerala Sahitya Akademi C. B. Kumar Endowment Award for the Best collection of Essays. Padmarajan Puraskaram for the Best Short Fiction of 2006. Kairali Award for the Best Writer in Malayalam Avaneebala Puraskaram for the best woman writer O. V. Vijayan Puraskaram for the best work of short fiction; the Indian Express. 23 October 2016. The first Snehathalam Award for Excellence in the field of Literary Works.

20i8 V. K. Krishna Menon.. Madras: Macmillan, 1990. Best-Loved Stories.. Madras: Anu Chitra, 1991; the Private Garden: Family in Post-war British Drama.. New Delhi: Academic Foundation, 1993. Critical Spectrum: Responses to Contemporary Literary Theories.. Calcutta: Papyrus, 1993. Arya and Other Stories. Hyderabad: Orient Blackswan, 2014. Aryavarthanam.. Kottayam: DC Books, 1995. Devigramam. Kottayam: DC Books, 1997. Reindeer. Calicut: Mulberry, 1998. Swayam, Swantham.. Trivandrum: Prabhath Books, 1999. Vethaalakathakal.. Thrissur: Current Books, 1999. Daivam Swargathil.. Kottayam: DC Books, 2000. Thattarakkudiyile Vigrahangal.. Kollam: Sankeertanam- Publishers, 2002. Annayude Athazhavirundu.. Kottyam: DC Books,2006. Ente Priyappetta Kathakal.. Kottayam: DC Books Chandramathiyude Kathakal.. Kottayam: DC Books, 2009. Ivide Oru Techie.. Kottayam: DC Books, 2010. Sherlock Holmes.. Calicut: Poorna Publications, 2010. Aparnayude Thadavarakal. Kottayam: DCBooks 2013 Ningal Nireekshanathilaanu". Kottayam: DC Books, 2017 Madhyakaala Malayala Kavitha..

New Delhi: National Book Trust, 1998. Perilla Prasnangal.. Thrissur: Current Books, 2003. Njandukalude Naattil Oru Idavela.. Kottayam: DC Books,2006. Sooryarajaavinte Pranayini.. Kottayam: DC Books, 2007. Njan Oru Veedu... Trichur: H&C, 2010. Oliverude Diarykkurippukal.. Kottayam: DC Books,2011; the latest Malayalam movie of Nivin Pauly—Njandukalude Nattil Oru Idavela is based on Chandramati's well-known memoirs titled Njandukalude Nattil Oru Idavela, an autobiographical story of her long fight with cancer and survival. Thakazhi Sivasankara Pillai.. Kottayam: DC Books, 1992. Janu.. Thrissur: Kerala Sahitya Akademi, 2003. Vanchana.. Trivandrum: Chintha Publishers, 2008. Unmeshadinangal.. Kottayam: DC Books, 2010. Kazhinja Kaalangal. Trivandrum: Chintha Publishers, 2010. Official websiteReference links:


Suzaka Station

Suzaka Station is a railway station in the city of Suzaka, Japan, operated by the private railway operating company Nagano Electric Railway. Suzaka Station is a station on the Nagano Electric Railway Nagano Line and is 12.5 kilometers from the terminus of the line at Nagano Station. The station consists of one ground-level side platform and two island platforms serving five tracks, with an elevated station building; the station opened on 10 June 1922. From 1922 to 2012, it was a station on the now-discontinued Kato Line. In fiscal 2016, the station was used by an average of 3052 passengers daily. National Route 403 Suzaka City Hall Suzaka Post Office Suzaka High School List of railway stations in Japan Official website

University Mobility in Asia and the Pacific

University Mobility in Asia and the Pacific is a voluntary regional association of government, non-government and/or university representatives of the higher education sector established in 1993 to enhance cooperation and exchange of people and expertise through increased mobility of higher education students and staff. UMAP has been endorsed by Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation and member countries are implementing UMAP projects. In 1991 the movement of University Mobility in Asia and the Pacific was initiated when Australian Vice-Chancellors' Committee proposed and sponsored two conferences to promote the discussion on educational cooperation in Asia and the Pacific, inviting representatives of institutes of higher education from Hong Kong, Japan and Korea; the first meeting was held in April 1991 in Hong Kong and the second meeting was held in September 1991 in Canberra. During the second meeting, representatives of 18 countries and territories in the region agreed to establish themselves as a Reference Group, this was termed the First Reference Group Meeting.

Additional annual meetings were held between 1992 and 1996, at Seoul, Taipei and Auckland. In the fourth meeting, participants called on Member governments to set up a central scholarship fund to encourage mobility in the region and Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation started publicly supporting UMAP. In the last meeting held in 1996, the location of UMAP International Secretariat was discussed and decided to establish in Japan. In 2011, the new location for the International Secretariat was changed to Fu Jen Catholic University in Taiwan. "UMAP aims to achieve enhanced international understanding through increased mobility of university students and staff". Membership is open to countries/territories in the Asia-Pacific region. Members can be represented by government, department or minister of education, individual university or university umbrella organization. However, individual persons are not eligible to become members. Eligible Countries / Territories Full Member Countries / Territories UMAP participating Universities The governing authority is UMAP Board.

The board is composed by representatives from each of UMAP Full Members. Each of the Full Members has a voting right, however Secretary General of the Board cannot vote. Annual budget is prepared in US dollars and UMAP Members need to make a contribution according to the budget. Members can make additional voluntary contribution; these contributions can be funding, resources. UMAP exchange program is a two-way student exchange and it is for undergraduate and postgraduate students in all disciplines to undertake a minimum of one semester or maximum of two semesters towards their degree in universities overseas, with credit transfer managed by UMAP and cooperating institutions. Selection of students and staff Approval of study program, including any necessary language training Determine and allocate financial support to participating students and staff Provide preparatory courses prior to the departure Recognize work completed overseas for credit towards their degree Waive tuition fees to participating student and staff Provide the approved and agreed study program Evaluate the performance of participants and report to Home Universities Provide appropriate counseling and support services Assist students and staff with accommodation Ensure that appropriate health cover is arranged UMAP does not offer individual exchanges, however UMAP countries/territories fund national UMAP programs.

Under the agreement between countries/territories, students’ fees are waived and credit transfer will be made under UMAP credit transfer program. Exchange funding agreements are between the home universities. Institution-to-institution agreements covers the maintenance of scholarship benefits, eligibility for government funding assistance and health cover costs. For example, Australian universities receive A$5,000 per student that applies to UMAP exchange program in order to subsidise the cost of the student’s participation. In addition, universities that receive funding are required to complete a report in order to receive funding from their government; this will vary depending on the agreement between countries/territories. UMAP has developed a pilot UMAP Credit Transfer Scheme to facilitate greater student mobility in the region by providing a framework for establishing credit transfer arrangements; the UCTS objective is to ensure effective credit transfer for students undertaking exchange program in universities from UMAP countries/territories.

During 2002-2005 UMAP provided scholarships for student in members’ countries/territories universities. However, the program is temporarily closed until further notice. Student Connection Online Language and Culture Program Academic and Research Mobility Forum Vice President Forum Alumni Forum The Erasmus Programme is a European Union student exchange program. UMAP and the Erasmus Programme are regional associations and similarities can be found between these two programs in the credit transfer and tuition fee waiver scheme where UMAP adopted a similar approach to facilitate student mobility. There are some differences between these programs. Erasmus programme Student exchange program Academic mobility Official website UMAP, Department of Education and Training

Masacre Musical

Masacre Musical is the debut studio album by American reggaeton performer De La Ghetto, released on October 14, 2008 by Sony Music. The album features Mavado, Guelo Star and Teddy Riley. "Gangsta" — 6:45 "Tu Te Imaginas" — 2:34 "No Me Digas Que No" — 3:01 "Momento Que Te Vi" — 4:21 "Lover" — 3:15 "Come out and See" — 3:51 "Se Te Nota" — 4:06 "Shake That Thing" — 3:37 "Es Difícil" — 4:40 "Booty" — 4:15 "Así Es" — 3:57 "Amor en La Jipeta" — 3:33 "Perdición" — 4:39 "Serial Lover" — 3:40 "Como el Viento" — 3:21 "Chica Mala" — 3:54 "Solo y Vacío" — 4:59 Jason Fleming - Engineering Daniel Hastings - Graphic Design, Art Direction, Creative Director Randy "Randy" Ortiz - Co-executive Producer Lenny Santos - Co-executive Producer Miguel Angel "Guelo Star" De jesus - Co-Songwriter,Composer

Saul Ascher

Saul Ascher was a German writer and bookseller. Saul Ascher, was the first child of Deiche Aaron, bank broker Anschel Jaffe. Little is known about Ascher's training. In 1785, he attended high school in Landsberg an der Warthe, on the Warta River in western Poland). Saul married Rachel Spanier on 6 June 1789 in Hanover. Spanier was the daughter of the head of the Ravensberg Jewish community. On 6 October 1795, a daughter named Wilhelmine, was born. On 6 April 1810, Ascher was arrested in Berlin, was released on April 25 due to political pressure. On 6 October, he was awarded a doctoral degree in absentia from the University of Halle. In 1812, the year his father died, Ascher received the letter of citizenship. Ascher stepped forward in 1816 in the Jewish reform-oriented Gesellschaft der Freunde. At the book burning at the Wartburg festival on 18 October 1817, Ascher's writing "Die Germanomanie" was burned. In October 1822, Saul Ascher fell ill, on December 8, 1822, he died of "exhaustion." Ascher met Heinrich Zschokke in 1789.

He became friends with Solomon Maimon, Johann Friedrich Cotta and Marx's teacher Eduard Gans. Throughout his life, Ascher was rejected as a Jew and writer. Leopold Zunz remarked in 1818, Ascher was an "enemy of all fanaticism, against the Deutschtümler, his moral character was not appreciated". Saul Ascher was a prolific writer, his work can be divided into three different areas: author, editor/publisher. Early on, Ascher worked as a publisher, his editorial work, as well as his authored works, bared various pseudonyms. Ascher was a member and correspondent for various magazines, including the Berlin Monatsschrift, Berlin Archive of Time and Taste, Literary Newspaper Hall, Morning Paper for the Educated Classes of Cotta, Miscellany for New World Client by Zschokke, Journal de l'Empire. Ascher distributed at least two magazines himself. In 1810, a politically difficult year for Ascher, he founded the "World and Spirit", published until 1811 in six issues. In his first publication, "Bemerkungen über die bürgerliche Verbesserung der Juden", Ascher noted: "Repression creates despondency of the spirit, contempt suppresses every germ of morality and education, tracking every germ of morality.

No nation is more persecuted and despised than the Jewish."Unlike other Jewish writers, Ascher was against Jews being forced to military service as these would only involve Jews of limited means. In 1799, his ideas on natural history of the political revolutions were banned. Effect emancipation is Ascher behind other contemporary representatives of the fallen significantly. In his "Harz Journey", says Heinrich Heine of him, he describes Ascher as "reason doctor" and leaves him after his death as a ghost appear, with the help of the teachings of Kant's "witching hour" the non-existence of ghosts seeking to prove-in. At the same time, Heine points out, Ascher have influenced him in his development; the literature professor Reinhold Steig deals in his book, "Heinrich von Kleist's Berliner struggles" one-sided and distorted with Ascher and his disputes with Kleist. Walter grave was the first in 1977, basing on a dissertation by Fritz Pinkuss of 1928, representing an in-depth essay by Ascher. Peter Hacks has 1989 and 1990 in two papers, the title "Ascher against Jahn" were grouped under the order political classification and appraisal Asher tried one.

An important role as a counter-figure to Clemens Brentano and Achim von Arnim played Ascher in the context of recent research on the relationship between romance and anti-Semitism. In his two-part essay, "The Falcon" has André Thielelast in his collection "A world in ruins," reprinted, preliminary work for a comprehensive biography Ascher presented the well as a bibliography of the primary title, compared to known to titles 50% is more extensive. In 2010, two new editions of works by Saul Ascher announced a one-volume selection from the work in the Böhlau Verlag and the first volume of a comprehensive edition of works published by André Thiele, Mainz. Leviathan oder über Religion in Rücksicht des Judentums Eisenmenger der Zweite Philosophische Skizzen zur natürlichen Geschichte des Ursprungs, Fortschritts und Verfalls der gesellschaftlichen Verfassungen Orientalische Gemälde Ideen zur natürlichen Geschichte der politischen Revolutionen Kabinett Berlinischer Karaktere Napoleon oder über den Fortschritt der Regierung Rousseau und sein Sohn Historisch-romantische Gruppen Romane, Erzählungen und Märchen Bagatellen aus dem Gebiete der Poesie, Kritik und Laune Die Entthronung Alfonsos, Königs von Portugal Die Germanomanie online Idee einer Preßfreiheit und Censurordnung Die Wartbur