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Jefferson County, Kentucky

Jefferson County is a county located in the U. S. Commonwealth of Kentucky; as of the 2010 census, the population was 741,096. It is the most populous county in the commonwealth. Since a city-county merger in 2003, the county's territory and government have been coextensive with the city of Louisville, which serves as county seat; the administrative entity created by this merger is the Louisville/Jefferson County Metro Government, abbreviated to Louisville Metro. Jefferson County is the anchor of the Louisville-Jefferson County, KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area, sometimes referred to as Kentuckiana. Jefferson County—originally Jefferson County, Virginia—was established by the Virginia General Assembly in June 1780, when it abolished and partitioned Kentucky County into three counties: Fayette and Lincoln. Named for Thomas Jefferson, governor of Virginia at the time, it is one of Kentucky's nine original counties. In 1778, during the American Revolutionary War, George Rogers Clark's militia and 60 civilian settlers, established the first American settlement in the county on Corn Island in the Ohio River, at head of the Falls of the Ohio.

They moved to the mainland the following year. Richard Mentor Johnson, the 9th Vice President of the United States, was born in Jefferson County in 1780, while the family was living in a settlement along the Beargrass Creek; the last major American Indian raid in present-day Jefferson County was the Chenoweth Massacre on July 17, 1789. Whenever possible, the metro government avoids any self-reference including the name "Jefferson County" and has renamed the Jefferson County Courthouse as Metro Hall. Prior to the 2003 merger, the head of local government was the County Judge/Executive, a post that still exists but now has few powers; the office is held by Queenie Averette. Local government is now led by the Mayor of Louisville Metro, Greg Fischer. According to the U. S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 398 square miles, of which 380 square miles is land and 17 square miles is water; the Ohio River forms its northern boundary with the state of Indiana. The highest point is South Park Hill, elevation 902 feet, located in the southern part of the county.

The lowest point is 383 feet along the Ohio River just north of West Point. As of the census of 2000, there were 693,604 people, 287,012 households, 183,113 families residing in the county; the population density was 1,801 per square mile. There were 305,835 housing units at an average density of 794 per square mile; the racial makeup of the county was 77.38% White, 18.88% Black or African American, 0.22% Native American, 1.39% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.68% from other races, 1.42% from two or more races. 1.78 % of the population were Latino of any race. There were 287,012 households out of which 29.60% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.20% were married couples living together, 14.70% had a female householder with no husband present, 36.20% were non-families. 30.50% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.30% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.37 and the average family size was 2.97. In the county, the population was spread out with 24.30% under the age of 18, 8.90% from 18 to 24, 30.40% from 25 to 44, 22.80% from 45 to 64, 13.50% who were 65 years of age or older.

The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females, there were 91.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.60 males. The median income for a household in the county was $43,789, the median income for a family was $49,161. Males had a median income of $36,484 versus $26,255 for females; the per capita income for the county was $22,352. About 9.50% of families and 12.40% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.10% of those under age 18 and 8.80% of those age 65 or over. NOTE: Since the formation of Louisville Metro on January 6, 2003, residents of the cities below became citizens of the newly expanded Metro, but none of the incorporated places dissolved in the process; the functions served by the county government for the towns were assumed by Louisville Metro. However, the former City of Louisville was absorbed into the new city-county government. † Formerly a census-designated place in the county, but, in 2003, these places became neighborhoods within the city limits of Louisville Metro.

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Margaret Ross (Paralympian)

Margaret Winifred Ross, OAM is an Australian Paralympic archer. At the 1962 Commonwealth Paraplegic Games in Perth, she won a silver medal in the Women's Swimming 50 m Crawl Class E event and bronze medals in the Women's Shot Putt Class D and Women's Swimming 50 m Breaststroke Class E events, she competed at the 1972 Heidelberg Paralympics in the Women's FITA Round Open finishing 5th. At the 1976 Toronto Paralympics, she competed in dartchery events, she teamed with John Kestel to win the gold medal in the dartchery Mixed Teams Open event. In 1982, she received a Medal of the Order of Australia for "service to the disabled in the field of sport"

K239 Chunmoo

The K239 Chunmoo called the K-MLRS, is a South Korean rocket artillery system. The K239 is a self-propelled multiple rocket launcher capable of firing several different guided or unguided artillery rockets; the launcher carries two launch pods that can hold three types of rockets: 20 130 mm unguided rockets used on the K136 Kooryong, with a range of 36 km. The 239 mm rockets are 3.96 m long and GPS/INS guided with two modes of operation, impact bursting for use against personnel and delay bursting to destroy bunkers. Two different types of rocket pods can be loaded at once and the modular containers can be reloaded quickly; the launch vehicle is based on a Hanwha 8x8 truck chassis with an armored cab that protects its 3-man crew from small arms fire and artillery shell splinters as well as providing NBC protection. Each Chunmoo launcher is paired with an Ammunition Support Vehicle using the same truck chassis carrying four reload pods. An ROK Army Chunmoo battery uses the K200A1 as a command vehicle.

Development of the K239 began in 2009 and was completed in late 2013. South Korea's Defense Agency for Technology and Quality spent 131.4 billion won on the project to create a replacement for the K136 and initial production was carried out in August 2014. In October 2014, South Korea announced the purchase of 58 K-MLRS. In August 2015, the ROK Army began deploying the Chunmoo. South Korea UAE – 12 systems K136 M270 MLRS HIMARS LAR-160 Astros II MLRS


A Neo-Gaeltacht is an area where Irish has a strong presence as a spoken language but is not part of the defined or traditional Gaeltacht areas. It has been argued that non-Gaeltacht activist groups wishing to establish an Irish language community need to show that it is large and formally organized and that it has a growing number of people using Irish as their first language. Another objective is a situation in which children use Irish among themselves and with other Irish speakers in a natural way while being able to deal with a English-speaking world. Under the Gaeltacht Act 2012 the Republic of Ireland's Department of Arts and the Gaeltacht has said that areas outside the traditional Gaeltacht areas may be designated as Líonraí Gaeilge/Irish Language Networks, subject to them fulfilling particular criteria. In 2018 Foras na Gaeilge announced that Carn Tóchair in County Londonderry was going to be one of the first five Líonraí Gaeilge on the island of Ireland, along with Belfast, Loughrea in County Galway, Ennis in County Clare, Clondalkin in Dublin.

In 2002, a major report of the West Belfast Task Force recommended turning part of West Belfast into An Cheathrú Ghaeltachta /The Gaeltacht Quarter. The Joint West Belfast/Greater Shankill Task Force Report stated that the aim of the Quarter is to "secure wealth creation by maximising the economic opportunities provided by a growing cluster of Irish Language and cultural based enterprises and activities which additionally have significant tourist potential"; the proposal has been accepted and put into force by the Department of Culture and Leisure in Northern Ireland. Belfast's Gaeltacht Quarter is now an area; the area is home to a Gaelcholáiste, naíonraí and naíscoileanna. The area has Irish-speaking staff members working in local restaurants and agencies and is home to both Cultúrlann McAdam Ó Fiaich and Irish language development organisation Forbairt Feirste; the Gaeltacht Quarter hosts the community radio station Raidió Fáilte, Northern Ireland's only full-time Irish language radio station which broadcasts across Belfast and which seeks to get a license on FM to broadcast across the state.

In 2018 Foras na Gaeilge announced that Belfast was going to be one of the first five Líonraí Gaeilge on the island of Ireland. An area in southern County Londonderry centred on Slaghtneill and Carntogher, both outside Maghera, which had gone from being 50% Irish-speaking in 1901 to having only a few speakers by the end of the century, has seen a language revival since the setting up of a naíscoil in 1993 and a Gaelscoil in 1994. In 2008 two local organisations launched a "strategy for the rebirth of the Gaeltacht", based on Irish-medium primary and secondary education. Announcing the launch, Éamon Ó Cuív, the Republic of Ireland's Minister for the Gaeltacht, said that the area was "an example to other areas all over Ireland which are working to reestablish Irish as a community language". In 2018 Foras na Gaeilge announced that Carn Tóchair was going to be one of the first five Líonraí Gaeilge on the island of Ireland, along with Belfast, Loughrea and Clondalkin; the 2016 census showed that Dublin had the largest concentration of daily Irish speakers, with 14,229 speakers representing 18 percent of such speakers throughout the country.

In a survey of a small sample of adults who had grown up in Dublin and had completed full-time education, 54% of respondents reported some fluency in Irish, ranging from being able to make small talk to complete fluency. Only 19% of speakers spoke Irish three or more times per week, with a plurality speaking Irish less than once a fortnight. There have been several proposals over the years, as in Cork in the 1960s, to establish an urban Neo-Gaeltacht. In a special report on Nuacht TG4 news in 2009, it was confirmed that a group in Ballymun, a predominantly working-class area in Dublin, had, in conjunction with the local branch of Glór na nGael, received planning permission to build 40 homes for people who want to live in an Irish-speaking community in the heart of the city. There is no evidence. Gaelscoileanna and Gaelcholáistí are now well established in the Republic of Ireland in Dublin and Cork, Ballymun now has two Gaelscoileanna. In 2018 Foras na Gaeilge announced that under the Gaeltacht Act 2012 Loughrea and Clondalkin in the Republic of Ireland were going to be recognised among the first five Líonraí Gaeilge on the island of Ireland along with Belfast and Carn Tóchair in Northern Ireland.

Parts of County Clare were recognised as Gaeltacht areas following recommendations made by Coimisiún na Gaeltachta in 1925. This was enacted by law under the Gaeltacht Acts 1929-2001. There were Irish speakers west of Ennis in Kilmihil, Doonbeg, Ennistimon, Carrigaholt and Ballyvaughan. Census figures for Gaeltacht areas in Clare for 1926 show 9,123 female Irish speakers and 10,046 male speakers. Statutory Rules and Orders 1933 No. 85 Vocational Education Area 1933 was made under section 103 of the Vocational Education Act 1930 and set out the names of District Electoral Divisions in Ennis, Ennistymon and Miltown Malbay that formed part of the Gaeltacht in the Administrative County of Clare. This Statutory Instrument appears to be still on the statute books. In 1956, however, it was decided that there were too few traditional speakers in County Clare to justify its inclusion in the O

Peer Zumbansen

Peer Zumbansen is the inaugural Professor of Transnational Law at The Dickson Poon School of Law, King's College London. At King's, he is the Director of the Transnational Law Institute, the faculty co-director of the Transnational Law Summer Institute. From 2004 to 2014, he was professor of law at Osgoode Hall Law School, in Toronto and holder of the Canada Research Chair in Transnational Economic Governance and Legal Theory, he is a co-founder of the German Law Journal and was Co-editor in chief from 2000 to 2013. At Osgoode, he was the founder and editor in Chief of the CLPE Comparative Research in Law & Political Economy Research Paper Series, he is a Founding Member and, since January 2012, the Editor in Chief of Transnational Legal Theory: A Quarterly Journal, a member of the Advisory Board of Kritische Justiz. Peer Zumbansen completed his doctorate and worked as a senior research fellow at Johann Wolfgang Goethe-University, Frankfurt from 1998 to 2004. In 2004 he became a professor at Osgoode Hall Law School, a full professor in 2009.

He is the Founding Director of the Critical Research Laboratory in Law and Society and the Co-Director of the European Union Centre of Excellence at York University since 1 July 2010. He was a York-Massey Fellow from 2010 to 2011 and the Associate Dean Research of Graduate Studies and Institutional Relations at Osgoode Hall Law School from 2007 to 2009. From May to August 2013, he was the inaugural Chair in Global Law at Tilburg Law School in The Netherlands. In July 2014, he joined the Dickson Poon School of Law, King’s College London as the inaugural Professor of Transnational Law and the Founding Director of the Transnational Law Institute. Ordnungsmuster im modernen Wohlfahrtsstaat: Lernerfahrungen zwischen Staat, Gesellschaft und Vertrag. Nomos: Baden-Baden 2000. Rough Consensus and Running Code: A Theory of Transnational Private Law. Hart Publishing: Oxford, UK / Portland, OR, xv, 366 pp. 2010. Homepage at Osgoode Homepage at King's College London

I'm a Little Teapot

"I'm a Little Teapot" is an American song describing the heating and pouring of a teapot or a whistling tea kettle. The song was written by George Harold Sanders and Clarence Z. Kelley and published in 1939. By 1941, a Newsweek article referred to the song as "the next inane novelty song to sweep the country". Clarence Kelley and his wife ran a dance school for children, which taught the "Waltz Clog", a popular and easy-to-learn tap dance routine; this routine, proved too difficult for the younger students to master. To solve this problem, George Sanders wrote The Teapot Song, which required minimal skill and encouraged natural pantomime. Both the song and its accompanying dance, the "Teapot Tip", became enormously popular in America and overseas."I'm a Little Teapot" was recorded and made famous by Art Kassel and His Kassels in the Air orchestra with featured vocalist Marion Holmes singing the tune. It was published on Bluebird Records. Marion Holmes married Broadway, TV star Don DeFore. Listen to song view Bluebird Record label The song may be accompanied with actions: extending one arm in a curve like the spout, placing the other arm akimbo like the handle, bending sideways to mimic pouring.

The original lyrics are as follows: I'm a little teapot and stout, Here is my handle Here is my spout When I get all steamed up, Hear me shout, Tip me over and pour me out! I'm a special teapot, Yes, it's true, Here's an example of what I can do, I can turn my handle into a spout, Tip me over and pour me out! American tea culture Tea for Two, an earlier North American song referring to tea, from 1925 List of nursery rhymes