Independence County is a county located in the U. S. state of Arkansas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 36,647; the county seat is Batesville. Independence County is Arkansas's ninth county, formed on October 20, 1820, from a portion of Lawrence County and named in commemoration of the Declaration of Independence, it is dry county. The Batesville, AR Micropolitan Statistical Area includes all of Independence County. According to the U. S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 772 square miles, of which 764 square miles is land and 7.6 square miles is water. Sharp County Lawrence County Jackson County White County Cleburne County Stone County Izard County As of the 2000 census, there were 34,233 people, 13,467 households, 9,669 families residing in the county; the population density was 45 people per square mile. There were 14,841 housing units at an average density of 19 per square mile; the racial makeup of the county was 94.91% White, 2.04% Black or African American, 0.45% Native American, 0.65% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.64% from other races, 1.28% from two or more races.
1.53 % of the population were Latino of any race. There were 13,467 households out of which 32.10% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.00% were married couples living together, 9.20% had a female householder with no husband present, 28.20% were non-families. 25.50% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.70% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 2.95. In the county, the population was spread out with 24.50% under the age of 18, 9.20% from 18 to 24, 27.70% from 25 to 44, 24.10% from 45 to 64, 14.50% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 96.30 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.60 males. The median income for a household in the county was $31,920, the median income for a family was $38,444. Males had a median income of $27,284 versus $20,086 for females; the per capita income for the county was $16,163. About 9.90% of families and 13.00% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.10% of those under age 18 and 14.40% of those age 65 or over.
Over The past few election cycles Independence county has trended towards the GOP. The last democrat to carry this county was Bill Clinton in 1996. Batesville Cave City Cushman Newark Southside Magness Moorefield Oil Trough Pleasant Plains Sulphur Rock Antioch Bethesda Cedar Grove Charlotte Cord Desha Dota Floral Gainsboro Jamestown Limedale Locust Grove McHue Pfeiffer Rosie Salado Sandtown Thida Walnut Grove Townships in Arkansas are the divisions of a county; each township includes unincorporated areas. Arkansas townships have limited purposes in modern times. However, the United States Census does list Arkansas population based on townships. Townships are of value for historical purposes in terms of genealogical research; each town or city is within one or more townships in an Arkansas county based on census maps and publications. The townships of Independence County are listed below. Source: List of lakes in Independence County, Arkansas James Sturch, state representative for Independence County National Register of Historic Places listings in Independence County, Arkansas
Fred Entertainment is a pop-culture website. The site was founded as Movie Poop Shoot by director Kevin Smith to promote the 2001 movie Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back; the site served as the launching pad for Smith's popular comedy podcast. In early 2010, Smith released control of the site over to editor Ken Esteban Plume, who re-branded the site as Fred Entertainment. Quick Stop Entertainment became Fred Entertainment on January 1, 2010, it is now owned by Ken Plume, former editor of Quick Stop Entertainment. Quick Stop Entertainment's original incarnation as "MoviePoopShoot.com" was set up as a parody of websites such as "Ain't It Cool News", was featured in Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back. The site began producing editorial content on June 2002 under editor Chris Ryall. Ryall ran the website for four years until 2005. In May 2006, the site was named Quick Stop Entertainment after the hiring of new editor Ken Plume, one of the founding members of IGN FilmForce; the site's staff makes appearances at fan-conventions, in 2008 hosted a panel at Dragon Con, in Atlanta, Georgia in 2008 which featured the members of Snydecast and Cabin Fever.
Quick Stop co-hosts the Gonzo Film Festival with needcoffee.com on the Saturday of the event. In 2008, Ken Plume created the online songwriting contest, "The Masters of Song Fu." The contest is described as a songwriting version of Iron Chef, the competitors are presented with a specific songwriting challenge. They are given one week to complete their songs - however they see fit, within the parameters set forth - after which time the entries are voted on by the public. After three preliminary rounds, the challenger who has received the most votes goes head to head against one of the "Masters of Song Fu" in a single song battle; this song is voted on by the public and the winner is crowned the "Master of Song Fu!" Masters of Song Fu is now a regular feature of ASiteCalledFRED.com. The winners of Song Fu were: One: Jonathan Coulton, Two: The RiffTones, Three: Molly Lewis, Four: Berg & Jerry, Five: Joe Covenant Lamb, Six: Mike Lombardo; some other notable former Song Fu competitors include. There were two Song Fu'Specials': The Holiday Special, for which Paul and Storm wrote an exclusive track, the Red Nose Day Special.
In 2010, Bagged & Boarded became a live show at Kevin Smith's SModCastle. Ken P. D. Snydecast - w/ Dana Snyder and Ken Plume Cabin Fever - w/ Aaron Poole and Brian Fitzpatrick Monkey Talk - w/ Paul Dini and Rashy Bagged & Boarded- w/ Matt Cohen and Jesse Rivers A Bit Of A Chat - w/ Ken Plume and various celebrities Opinion in a Haystack - by Bob Rose Thingamabobs - by Ken Plume Toy Box - by Michael Crawford Trailer Park - by Christopher Stipp TV or Not TV - by Will Willkins Game On! - by Ian Bonds Comics & Comics - by Matt Cohen Comics in Context - by Peter Sanderson Musical Myspace Tour- by Aaron Poole Party Favors - by Joe Corey Hands Down About Town - by Thom Fowler Off the Radar - by Thom Fowler Fred Entertainment View Askew Productions QUICK STOP EXCLUSIVE: I’m F***ing Seth Rogen
"Undercover" is the first episode and season premiere of the second season of the American television police sitcom series Brooklyn Nine-Nine. It is the 23rd overall episode of the series and is written by co-executive producer Luke Del Tredici and directed by Dean Holland, it aired on Fox in the United States on September 28, 2014. The show revolves around the fictitious 99th precinct of the New York Police Department in Brooklyn and the officers and detectives that work there. Jake Peralta is an immature yet talented detective with an astounding record of crimes solved, putting him in a competition with fellow detective Amy Santiago; the precinct's status changes a new commanding officer, Cpt. Raymond Holt, is appointed; this creates a conflict between Holt over their respective methods in the field. In the episode, Jake returns to the precinct after having been on undercover missions for six months. However, he soon finds out that a criminal from an organization managed to evade capture and sets out to find him before he escapes.
He wants to question Amy about his feelings for her. Meanwhile, Holt conducts drills for Rosa without explanation. Gina and Boyle face consequences of having slept together; the episode was seen by an estimated 5.46 million household viewers and gained a 2.6/7 ratings share among adults aged 18–49, according to Nielsen Media Research. The episode received positive reviews from critics, who called the episode as a promising start for the season, praising Samberg's performance in the episode. Jake organizes a raid, he is commended to return to the NYPD and goes back to the precinct. Jake talks with Amy. Jake is notified that one member of Freddy Maliardi, managed to escape capture. Despite his status as a former cop, Jake decides to go questioning old acquaintances in the mob, he and Boyle decide to find Freddy. They interrogate his girlfriend who gives in and reveals he is planning to flee the country. However, they arrive too late and Freddy leaves on a plane. Despite that, Jake is comforted for managing to catch the dangerous organization.
Captain Holt forces Amy and Rosa to do a series of drills involving Terry acting out various scenarios, without explaining why. While at first accepting it, soon they decide to quit the drills. Holt informs Terry that he did it as a new Deputy Commissioner is on his way and wants everyone prepared. Gina is worried Boyle will tell Jake about their tryst together, but he manages not to out of fear of Gina. Despite this, they end up sleeping together again. In its original American broadcast, "Undercover" was seen by an estimated 5.46 million household viewers and gained a 2.6/7 ratings share among adults aged 18–49, according to Nielsen Media Research. This was a massive 110% increase in viewership from the previous episode, watched by 2.59 million viewers with a 1.3/3 in the 18-49 demographics. This means that 2.6 percent of all households with televisions watched the episode, while 7 percent of all households watching television at that time watched it. With these ratings, Brooklyn Nine-Nine was the third most watched show on FOX for the night, behind The Simpsons and Family Guy, fifth on its timeslot and sixth for the night, behind Once Upon a Time, The Simpsons, Family Guy, NBC Sunday Night Football, Fox NFL.
"Undercover" received positive reviews from critics. Roth Cornet of IGN gave the episode a "great" 8.0 out of 10 and wrote, "Brooklyn Nine-Nine returned with a strong entry that reminded us of what we loved about the series in its freshman season, paved the way for some interesting new directions as it heads into its second."LaToya Ferguson of The A. V. Club gave the episode an "B-" grade and wrote, "Coming back from summer hiatus, Brooklyn Nine-Nine feels like it's been on for a lot longer than it has. That's meant as a compliment, but this premiere feels comfortable, like an new pair of sneakers you love but forgot to wear on a regular basis. This is a good episode, but it's one that's more like a reminder of what you loved about it and a precursor to greatness to come."Jackson McHenry of Entertainment Weekly wrote, "Like all of life,'Undercover' could've used more Stephanie Beatriz, it's a pity that Amy was defined by her relationship to Jake. But Nine-Nine proved, once again, that it has more potential than it can manage to use each week."Alan Sepinwall of HitFix wrote, "All in all,'Undercover' wasn't an episode I'd stack up against the funniest episodes of season 1, but premieres like this have to spend a lot of time on plot and exposition, it just felt so pleasing to have this show back.
Hell, I was just glad to have the opening credits sequence back." Andy Crump of Paste gave the episode an 8.7 and wrote, "So, Brooklyn Nine-Nine's opener sets the stage, as all openers must do. If'Undercover' is meant to play a specific role and foreshadow events that may occur further down the line, though, it does so handsomely. We missed us, Jake. We missed us too." Robin Harry of TV Fanatic gave the epi
A newsletter is a printed or electronic report containing news concerning of the activities of a business or an organization, sent to its members, employees or other subscribers. Newsletters contain one main topic of interest to its recipients. A newsletter may be considered grey literature. E-newsletters are delivered electronically via e-mail and can be viewed as spamming if e-mail marketing is sent unsolicited; the newsletter is the most common form of serial publication. About two thirds of newsletters are'internal' publications, aimed towards employees and volunteers, while about one third are'external' publications, aimed towards advocacy or special interest groups. In ancient Rome, newsletters was exchanged between friends. By the middle ages, they were exchanged between merchant families. Trader's newsletters covered various topics such as the availability and pricing of goods, political news, other events that would influence trade; these commercial newsletters were in effect, the first "serious" outlet for news publishing, from which evolved newspapers.
The first full'newspaper' is was Relation of Strasbourg, printed in 1609 by Johann Carolus. Many rivals soon followed, such as the German Avisa Relation oder Zeitung, the Dutch Nieuwe Tijdingen. By the end of the 17th century, several newspapers were established all across Europe, were translated into other languages. By the late 17th century, several governments were censoring newpapers, which harmed their development. Wars, like the Thirty Years' War impose restrictions on trade, which could lead to shortage of paper in addition to censorship. Government censorship remains in effect in several countries to this day, although several countries now have laws guaranteeing freedom of the press. Newsletter marketing is a form of direct-to-consumer advertising; this is used by companies that want to send information directly to potential and existing customers. When received unsolicited, they can be seen as spam. Newsletters are used by organizations to inform their members of ongoing developments.
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Alashkert Stadium, is a football stadium in Yerevan, Armenia. It was known as Nairi Stadium until 2013; the stadium is located in Shengavit District, adjacent to Lake Yerevan, on the left bank of Hrazdan River. Alashkert Stadium was built and opened in 1960 as Nairi Stadium, within the frames of the expansion of the Shengavit District, known as Spandaryan raion during that period. With a capacity of 6,850 spectators, Alashkert Stadium is the home ground of FC Alashkert of the Armenian Premier League, it became the property of the club in February 2013. By the end of the year, the old pitch was replaced with a new natural turf in accordance with the international standards. According to the FC Alashkert chairman Bagrat Navoyan, the stadium will be either renovated or rebuilt by 2020, with a possible expansion of the capacity up to 10,000; the stadium's page at FC Alashkert official website
Mark Allan Takano is an American politician, the United States Representative for California's 41st congressional district since 2013. A member of the Democratic Party, Takano has served on the Riverside Community College Board of Trustees since 1990. Upon taking office, Takano became the first gay person of Asian descent in Congress. Takano was born in 1960 in California, his family was relocated and interned from California to a "War Relocation Camp" during World War II. He is Sansei, he attended La Sierra High School of the Alvord Unified School District, where he graduated as class valedictorian. In high school, he participated in the Junior State of America, a national student-run organization centered around debate and civic engagement in young people, was elected the Lieutenant Governor of the Southern California State, he graduated from Harvard University with a BA in Government in 1983. He graduated with an MFA in Creative Writing for the Performing Arts from the University of California, Riverside in 2010.
Takano taught British literature in public schools for twenty-three years. He was a member of the Republican Party through college, when he became a member of the Democratic Party. In 1990 he was elected to the Riverside Community College Board of Trustees. While on the board, he shepherded a measure that provided Riverside Community College employees with domestic partner benefits. Takano ran for a seat in the United States House of Representatives during the 1992 elections in the California's 43rd congressional district, he won a seven-candidate Democratic primary with 29% of the vote. Republican Ken Calvert defeated Takano by 519 votes, 47–46%. In 1994, Takano defeated Raven Lopez Workman in the Democratic primary, 70–30%. During the campaign, Republican State Assemblyman Ray Haynes outed Takano, calling him a "homosexual liberal". In the general election, Calvert defeated Takano 55–38%. In July 2011, Takano announced he would run for the U. S. House in the newly redrawn California 41st congressional district, established in the redistricting following the 2010 United States Census.
Five candidates ran for the open seat. In the June 2012 open primary, John Tavaglione, a Republican, ranked first with 45% of the votes. Takano ranked second with 37%. In the November general election, Takano defeated Tavaglione 58–42%. Takano became the first gay member of the House, not white. Committee on Veterans' Affairs Committee on Education and the Workforce Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Subcommittee on Workforce ProtectionsAfter Corrine Brown's indictment on July 8, 2016, she temporarily stepped down as ranking member of the Veterans Committee, leaving Takano as acting ranking member until the end of the 114th Congress; when Representative Bill Cassidy circulated a draft letter opposing an immigration reform bill in 2013, asking for signatures, Takano marked it up in red pen like a high school assignment and gave it an F, with comments like, "exaggeration -- avoid hyperbole." This was followed by a similar response to an Op-ed, written by Sen. Marco Rubio, on recent Net Neutrality legislation.
In particular Rep. Takano took issue with the Senator's use of mixed metaphors "… brings together a perfect storm … the federal government wants to crash the party." And lack of factual evidence. Takano co-chairs the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus and is a member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, the Congressional Arts Caucus, the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus, the United States Congressional International Conservation Caucus, the U. S.-Japan Caucus. List of Asian Americans and Pacific Islands Americans in the United States Congress List of LGBT members of the United States Congress Congressman Mark Takano official U. S. House site Mark Takano for Congress Mark Takano at Curlie Appearances on C-SPAN Biography at the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress Profile at Vote Smart Financial information at the Federal Election Commission Legislation sponsored at the Library of Congress