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Henry County, Ohio

Henry County is a county located in the U. S. state of Ohio. As of the 2010 census, the population was 28,215, its county seat is Napoleon. The county was created in 1820 and organized in 1834, it is named for Patrick Henry, the Virginian famous for his "give me liberty or give me death" speech. According to the U. S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 420 square miles, of which 416 square miles is land and 3.7 square miles is water. Fulton County Lucas County Wood County Putnam County Defiance County Williams County Hancock County As of the census of 2000, there were 29,210 people, 10,935 households, 7,960 families living in the county; the population density was 70 people per square mile. There were 11,622 housing units at an average density of 28 per square mile; the racial makeup of the county was 95.33% White, 0.58% Black or African American, 0.26% Native American, 0.42% Asian, 2.56% from other races, 0.85% from two or more races. 5.40 % of the population were Latino of any race. 94.3 % spoke 3.7 % Spanish and 1.7 % German as their first language.

There were 10,935 households out of which 35.20% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.10% were married couples living together, 8.10% had a female householder with no husband present, 27.20% were non-families. 23.50% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.40% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.62 and the average family size was 3.10. In the county, the population was spread out with 27.60% under the age of 18, 8.20% from 18 to 24, 28.10% from 25 to 44, 22.10% from 45 to 64, 14.00% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 97.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.60 males. The median income for a household in the county was $42,657, the median income for a family was $49,881. Males had a median income of $35,901 versus $24,076 for females; the per capita income for the county was $18,667. About 5.30% of families and 7.00% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.90% of those under age 18 and 4.20% of those age 65 or over.

As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 28,215 people, 10,934 households, 7,883 families living in the county. The population density was 67.8 inhabitants per square mile. There were 11,963 housing units at an average density of 28.8 per square mile. The racial makeup of the county was 95.2% white, 0.4% black or African American, 0.4% Asian, 0.3% American Indian, 2.4% from other races, 1.3% from two or more races. Those of Hispanic or Latino origin made up 6.6% of the population. In terms of ancestry, 53.7% were German, 10.6% were Irish, 7.1% were English, 6.9% were American. Of the 10,934 households, 33.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.2% were married couples living together, 9.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 27.9% were non-families, 23.7% of all households were made up of individuals. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 2.99. The median age was 39.8 years. The median income for a household in the county was $48,367 and the median income for a family was $58,587.

Males had a median income of $44,953 versus $32,127 for females. The per capita income for the county was $22,638. About 8.0% of families and 10.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.5% of those under age 18 and 5.9% of those age 65 or over. Prior to 1912, Henry County was a stronghold Democratic county in presidential elections. From 1912 to 1936, it was a bellwether county, but starting with the 1940 election, it has become a Republican stronghold with Lyndon B. Johnson in 1964 being the lone Democrat to win since then. Henry County has a three-member Board of County Commissioners that oversee the various county departments, similar to 85 of the other 88 Ohio counties. Henry County's elected officials include: County Commissioners: Tom VonDeylen, Glenn Miller, Robert Hastedt County Auditor: Kevin Garringer County Clerk of Courts: Connie Schnitkey County Coroner: Melinda Fritz, MD County Engineer: Timothy Schumm, PE, PS Prosecuting attorney: Gwen Howe-Gebers, JD Municipal Court Judge: Amy C.

Rosebrook Common Pleas Judge - General/Probate Division: John S. Collier Common Pleas Judge - Domestic / Juvenile: Denise McColley County Recorder: Brandi Baden County Treasurer: Calvin G. Spiess County Sheriff: Michael Bodenbender County Health Commissioner: Mark H Adams, RS, MPH Henry County Airport is a public use airport located three nautical miles east of the central business district of Napoleon, Ohio, it is owned by the Henry County Airport Authority. Napoleon Ridgeville Corners National Register of Historic Places listings in Henry County, Ohio Henry County website Henry County Engineer's website Maumee Valley Heritage Corridor

Syed Mahmood Naqvi

Syed Mahmood Naqvi was an Indian Earth scientist specialising in geochemistry at the National Geophysical Research Institute in Hyderabad. In a four-decade career, from the 1960s through 2000s, he was the recipient of numerous awards, scientific as well as humanitarian, served as Fellow of the Association of Applied Geochemists, Indian Geophysical Union, Andhra Pradesh Academy of Sciences and Indian National Science Academy as well as vice-president of the Geological Society of India, the Geological Mining and Metallurgical Society of India and the Indian Society of Applied Geochemists. A native of the town of Amroha in northwestern Uttar Pradesh, Syed Mahmood Naqvi received his school and university education in Amroha and Aligarh, moved to Hyderabad in 1964, upon being appointed as a research scientist at NGRI on 9 November. Becoming a member of the Geochemistry group, he obtained his Ph. D in 1969/70, upon completing his thesis on the "structure, geochemistry, gravity field and tectonics of the central part of the Chitradurga Schist Belt, Dharwar Craton".

In his 39 years of active service with the NGRI, Mahmood Naqvi rose through the cadre, serving as Acting Director of the institute from February to October 2001 and retiring with title of Scientist G in 2003. He remained loyal to the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research and did not leave it when offered a professorship by his alma mater, Aligarh Muslim University. In 1964, NGRI was engaged in geophysical research, Mahmood Naqvi was assigned to work with a team of geophysists, led by the eminent authority on mechanical engineering, M. N. Qureshi, in preparing a gravity map of India. However, he soon found his own niche. With the encouragement and support of NGRI director Hari Narain, as well as that of the head of his own division, Dr. Qureshi, Mahmood Naqvi initiated, as part of his Ph. D project, the first systematic geological/geochemical studies at NGRI. Upon receiving his doctorate from AMU in 1970 and, over the following 35 years, he continued to explore the Precambrian Geology of South India by generating and interpreting diverse geochemical data.

Since NGRI, during the 1960s, did not have the facilities required for such high-level research, he applied his entire efforts towards funding and building at the institute state-of-the-art geochemistry laboratories which have continued to meet analytical needs of a large number of research organizations and universities in India. He established linkages with some leading geochemists outside the country and, among many other projects, with John A. Rogers of the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, a praised Indo-US collaborative programme on Precambrians of South India. Mahmood Naqvi contributed immensely to human resource development in geochemistry by guiding over two dozen Ph. D research students, most of whom have subsequently risen to occupy high positions in academic/research institutions and industry. Following superannuation in 2001, in his capacity as CSIR Emeritus as well as INSA Senior Scientist at NGRI, despite failing health, he devoted his remaining years to research and authorship of several books, making this final period of his life one of his scientifically most productive.

Syed Mahmood Naqvi died in Hyderabad one week past his 68th birthday. S. M. Naqvi Gold Medal was instituted in the name of outstanding scientist late Dr. S. M. Naqvi who contributed extensively in the field of Geology, he was associated with the Society in various capacities till his death in September 2009. Dr. S. M Naqvi Gold Medal will be awarded once in two years to a scientist below the age of 60 years for outstanding contributions in any field of Indian Geology. During a research career spanning nearly 45 years, Mahmood Naqvi made many outstanding contributions to earth sciences; these include: Recognition and early description of the oldest crustal nucleus in Dharwar Craton around the Holenarsipur schist belt. Apart from catapulting the Dharwar Craton onto the canvas of global Precambrian terranes, Mahmood Naqvi's studies contributed new dimensions and leads toward unraveling several basic problems in Precambrian geology the relevance of uniformitarianism and paradigms such as plate tectonics to the early geologic history of the earth.

He advocated an early beginning of modern-style plate tectonics as far back in time as the Neo-Archean. He strived relentlessly to obtain critical evidences in the rock record of southern India to demonstrate his crust evolution model, his approach in this journey was holistic encompassing a range of earth processes involving interactions among atmosphere and lithosphere in space and deep time. Gold Medal of the Geological Society of India Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize in Earth Sciences Andhra Pradesh State Council for Science and Technology Award Taqi Hadi Award Amroha Gavrav Decennial Award of the Indian Geophysical Union Roll of Honour, Bundelkhand

2017 Copa América de Futsal

The 2017 CONMEBOL Copa América de Futsal was the 12th edition of the Copa América de Futsal, the international futsal championship under FIFA rules organised by CONMEBOL for the men's national teams of South America. The tournament was held in San Juan, Argentina between 5–12 April 2017. All ten CONMEBOL member national teams entered the tournament. All matches; the draw of the tournament was held on 30 March 2017, 14:30 ART, at the Sports Secretariat of the city of San Juan. The ten teams were drawn into two groups of five teams; the hosts and defending champions Argentina and the defending runners-up Paraguay were seeded into Groups A and B while the remaining teams were placed into four "pairing pots" according to their results in the 2015 Copa América de Futsal: Brazil–Colombia, Chile–Uruguay, Venezuela–Peru, Ecuador–Bolivia. Each team had to submit a squad including a minimum of two goalkeepers. A total of 16 referees were appointed for the tournament; the top two teams of each group advance to the semi-finals, while the teams in third and fifth advance to the fifth place, seventh place, ninth place play-offs respectively.

The teams are ranked according to points. If tied on points, tiebreakers are applied in the following order: Results in head-to-head matches between tied teams. All times are local, ART. In the semi-finals and final, extra time and penalty shoot-out are used to decide the winner if necessary. Copa América Futsal Argentina 2017, CONMEBOL Copa América Futsal 2017 San Juan Argentina, Government of San Juan

History of research on Arabidopsis thaliana

Arabidopsis thaliana is a first class model organism and the single most important species for fundamental research in plant molecular genetics. A. thaliana was the first plant for which a high-quality reference genome sequence was determined, a worldwide research community has developed many other genetic resources and tools. The experimental advantages of A. thaliana have enabled many important discoveries. These advantages have been extensively reviewed, as has its role in fundamental discoveries about the plant immune system, natural variation, other areas. A. thaliana was first described by Johannes Thal, renamed in his honor. Friedrich Laibach outlined why A. thaliana might be a good experimental system in 1943 and collected a large number of natural accessions. George Rédei pioneered the use of A. thaliana for fundamental studies, completing the first chemical mutagenesis screens and writing an influential review in 1975. Gerhard Röbbelen organized the first International Arabidopsis Symposium in 1965.

Röbbelen started the'Arabidopsis Information Service', a newsletter for sharing information in the community. This newsletter was maintained by A. R. Kranz starting in 1974, was published until 1990; as molecular biology methods progressed, many investigators sought to focus community effort on common model plant species. Researchers in the laboratory of Elliot Meyerowitz showed that A. thaliana genome is small and nonrepetitive, an important advantage for early molecular methods. Meyerowitz and colleagues made important contributions to development of the ABC model of flower development via genetic analysis of floral homeotic mutants. Notable researchers such Gerald Fink and Frederick M. Ausubel were persuaded to adopt A. thaliana as a model, including for the study of host-microbe interactions. Pioneering A. thaliana studies have used its natural filamentous pathogen Hyaloperonospora arabidopsidis, the model plant-pathogenic bacterium Pseudomonas syringae, many other microbes. Development of a genetic map based on visible and molecular genetic markers facilitated map-based cloning of mutant loci from classical "forward genetic" screens.

Growing amounts of DNA sequence data facilitated development and application of such molecular markers. Descriptions of the first successful map-based cloning projects were published in 1992. A. Thaliana can be genetically transformed using Agrobacterium tumefaciens; the invention/discovery of this'floral dip' method made A. thaliana arguably the most transformed multicellular organism, has been essential to many subsequent investigations. Efficient transformation facilitated insertional mutagenesis. An international consortium began sequencing and assembly of a draft genome for A. thaliana in 1990. This work paralleled the Human Genome Project and related projects for other model organisms, built on efforts to sequence expressed sequence tags from A. thaliana. Descriptions of the sequences of chromosomes 4 and 2 were published in 1999, the project was completed in 2000; this represented the first reference genome for a flowering plant and facilitated comparative genomics. A series of meetings led to an ambitious long-term NSF-funded initiative to determine the function of every A. thaliana gene by the year 2010.

The rationale for this project was to combine new high-throughput technologies with systematic gene-family-wide studies and community resources to accelerate progress beyond what was possible via piecemeal single-laboratory studies. DNA microarray technology was adopted for A. thaliana research and led to the development of "atlases" of gene expression in different tissues and under different conditions. The A. thaliana genome sequence, low-cost Sanger sequencing, ease of transformation facilated genome-wide mutagenesis, yielding collections of sequence-indexed transposon mutant and T-DNA mutant lines. The ease and speed of ordering mutant seed from stock centers accelerated "reverse genetic" study of many gene families. A. Thaliana became an important model for the study of plant small RNAs; the argonaute1 mutant, named for its resemblance to an Argonauta octopuses, was the namesake for the Argonaute protein family central to silencing. Forward genetic screens focused on vegetative phase change uncovered many genes controlling small RNA biogenesis.

A. thaliana became an important model for RNA-directed RNA methylation because many A. thaliana methylation mutants are viable, not the case for several model animals. As the NSF 2010 project neared completion, there was a perceived decrease in funding agency interest in A. thaliana, evidenced by the cessation of USDA funding for A. thaliana research, the end of NSF funding for The Arabidopsis Information Resource database, the rise of new genome-sequence-enabled model plant species. A. thaliana remains a popular model, continues to be the subject of intense study using new technologies such as high-throughput short-read sequencing. Mapping of mutations from forward screens is done with direct genome sequencing, combined in some cases with bulked segregant analysis or backcrossing. A. Thaliana is a premier model for studies of natural genetic variation, including genome-wide association studies. Short RNA-guided DNA editing with CRISPR to


The Japanese term Kirishitan, from Portuguese cristão, referred to Roman Catholic Christians in Japanese and is used in Japanese texts as a historiographic term for Roman Catholics in Japan in the 16th and 17th centuries. Modern Japanese has several words for Christian of which the most common are the noun form kirisuto-kyōto キリスト教徒, kurisuchan クリスチャン; the Japanese word kirishitan キリシタン is used in Japanese texts for the early history of Roman Catholicism in Japan, or in relation to Kakure Kirishitan, Hidden Christians. However, English sources on histories of Japan use the term "Christian" without distinction. Christian missionaries were known as iruman. Both the transcriptions 切支丹 and 鬼利死丹 came into use during the Edo Period when Christianity was a forbidden religion; the Kanji used. The first one could be read as "cut off support", the second as "devils who profit from death". Portuguese ships began arriving in Japan in 1543, with Catholic missionary activities in Japan beginning in earnest around 1549 by Portuguese-sponsored Jesuits until Spanish-sponsored mendicant orders, such as the Franciscans and Dominicans, gained access to Japan.

Of the 95 Jesuits who worked in Japan up to 1600, 57 were Portuguese, 20 were Spaniards and 18 Italian. Francis Xavier, Cosme de Torres, João Fernandes were the first to arrive to Kagoshima with hopes to bring Christianity and Catholicism to Japan. At its height, Japan is estimated to have had around 300,000 Christians. Catholicism was subsequently repressed in several parts of the country and ceased to exist publicly in the 17th century. Religion was an integral part of the state and evangelization was seen as having both secular and spiritual benefits for both Portugal and Spain. Indeed, Pope Alexander VI's Bulls of Donation commanded the Catholic Monarchs to take such steps. Wherever Spain and Portugal attempted to expand their territories or influence, missionaries would soon follow. By the Treaty of Tordesillas, the two powers divided the world between them into exclusive spheres of influence and colonization. Although, at the time of the demarcation, neither nation had any direct contact with Japan, that nation fell into the sphere of the Portuguese.

The countries disputed the allocation of Japan. Since neither could colonize it, the exclusive right to propagate Christianity in Japan meant the exclusive right to trade with Japan. Portuguese-sponsored Jesuits under Alessandro Valignano took the lead in proselytizing in Japan over the objection of the Spaniards, starting in 1579; the fait accompli was approved in Pope Gregory XIII's papal bull of 1575, which decided that Japan belonged to the Portuguese Diocese of Macau. In 1588, the diocese of Funai was founded under Portuguese protection. In rivalry with the Jesuits, Spanish-sponsored mendicant orders entered into Japan via Manila. In addition to criticizing Jesuit activities, they lobbied the Pope, their campaigns resulted in Pope Clement VIII's decree of 1600, which allowed Spanish friars to enter Japan via the Portuguese Indies, Pope Paul V's decree of 1608, which abolished the restrictions on the route. The Portuguese accused Spanish Jesuits of working for their homeland instead of their religion.

The power struggle between Jesuits and mendicant orders caused a schism within the diocese of Funai. Furthermore, mendicant orders tried in vain to establish a diocese on the Tōhoku region, to be independent from the Portuguese one; the Roman Catholic world order was challenged by the England. Its principle was repudiated by Grotius's Mare Liberum. In the early 17th century, Japan built trade relations with the England. Although England withdrew from the operations within ten years under James I due to a lack of profitability, the Netherlands continued to trade with Japan and became the only European country that maintained trade relations with Japan until the 19th century; as trade competitors, the Protestant countries engaged in a campaign against Catholicism, this subsequently adversely affected shogunate policies toward the Iberian kingdoms. Portugal's and Spain's colonial policies were challenged by the Roman Catholic Church itself; the Vatican founded the Congregatio de Propaganda Fide in 1622 and attempted to separate the churches from the influence of the Iberian kingdoms.

However, it was too late for Japan. The organization failed to establish staging points in Japan; the Jesuits believed that it was better to seek to influence people in power and allow the religion to be passed downwards to the commoners later. They tried to avoid suspicion by not preaching to the commoners without permission from the local rulers to propagate Catholicism within their domains; as a result, several daimyō became Christians, soon to be followed by many of their subjects as the Dominicans and Augustinians were able to begin preaching to the commoners. After the edict banning Christianity, there were communities that kept practicing Catholicism without having any contact with the Church until missionaries were able to return much later; when Xavier disembarked in Kagoshima, the principal chiefs of the two branches of the Shimazu family and Katsuhisa, were warring for the sovereignty of their lands. Katsuhisa adopted Shimazu Takahisa who in 1542 was accepted as head of the clan having received the Portuguese merchants on Tanegashima Island, learning about the use of firearms.

He met Xavier himself at the castle of Uchiujijo and permitted the conversion of his vassals. Having a religious background, Takahisa showed himself to be benevolent and

Kimberly Brady

Kimberly Brady is a fictional character on the television soap opera, Days of Our Lives. Originated by Patsy Pease in 1984, she is most recognizable for the role, her initial run lasted until 1990 and again from 1991 to 1992, with Anne Marie Howard portraying Kim in the interim. Ariana Chase played the role for a year as of 1992. Pease continues to make appearances, as as 2016. Casey Wallace played Kimberly in flashback sequences. Patsy Pease originated the role of Shawn and Caroline Brady's eldest daughter on July 24, 1984, remaining until her first departure on March 12, 1990, when Anne Marie Howard stepped in temporarily from March 13 to August 13, 1990, again from July 17 to August 14, 1991. Pease returned for a couple stints from December 21, 1991 to January 22, 1992, July 14 to December 22, 1992, until Ariana Chase took over full-time from December 29, 1992, to June 25, 1993. Pease again returned to the role of Kim with stints lasting from June 28 to July 4, 1994, November 1 to 15, 1996, April 16 to 30, 1997, October 28, 1997, to September 23, 1998, May 30 to June 3, 2002, November 20, 2003, to January 16, 2004, February 27 and 28, 2008, June 24 to July 5, 2010, November 18 to 20, 2013, December 2014, May 22 to 29, 2015.

Casey Wallace appeared as the character for newly created flashbacks in 1992. The second-born child of Shawn and Caroline Brady, Kimberly returned to Salem in 1984 after leaving five years earlier for reasons that were unclear to the rest of the Brady clan, it was revealed that Kim had been working in Europe as a high class prostitute and sometimes photographer after fleeing Salem to escape years of sexual abuse by her uncle, Eric. Shane Donovan was assigned by the ISA to spy on Kimberly as she had incidentally taken photographs of Stefano DiMera's secret island in the Caribbean. Shane invited Kim to go to England to Donovan Manor where they declared their love for one another, during which time, Kim began to experience attacks of temporary blindness. While in England, they were shocked to find Shane's dead wife, alive, she had been brainwashed by the Dragon to kill Hope. Return to Salem alone to get on with her life, Kimberly soon goes blind. Shane and Emma arrive in Salem, Shane is shocked to learn Kim is blind.

He once again declares his love for her. Victor Kiriakis befriends Kimberly, though Caroline does not approve as she is afraid that Victor has ulterior motives. Kimberly receives news from Neil Curtis. Still being blind however, Neil explains. Devastating Kimberly, Victor uses this to his advantage, inviting Kim to live with him which angers Shane, as he is now investigating Victor for the ISA. Once Kim regains her eyesight, she realises Victor is involved in crime and agrees to help Shane bring him down, resuming their relationship. In 1985, Kimberly came into possession of a roll of film that contained some prints to the location of a treasure that Victor, Stefano Dimera were after, which again would come into play years down the road. In Miami Bo, Hope and Shane were all out to destroy Victor's plan. Shane had been imprisoned by Victor. Shane escaped, managed to free Bo and Hope who were trapped with an explosive, meant to kill them. Victor Kiriakis, Savannah Wilder, Steve Johnson were arrested for their crime.

They were all freed. Victor knew Larry used it against him. In 1986 Kimberly hid the fact, it was at this time that Kim discovered that her mother Caroline Brady had an affair with Victor years earlier and thought that Victor may be her biological father. However it was revealed that Bo was Victor's son. One day Shane heard Kimberly talking about her fears and broke off their engagement; when tests were done to determine the father, Emma Donovan Marshall switched the results, so everyone believed that Victor was the father. During a trip to West Virginia, in hopes of reuniting, Kimberly went into labor in a remote cabin in the woods. Shane delivered the baby, he pledged his love for Kimberly and the child, they planned to marry though they believed Victor was Andrew's father. The news infuriated Emma. Supercouple Kimberly Brady at