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Juniata River

The Juniata River is a tributary of the Susquehanna River 104 miles long, in central Pennsylvania in the United States. The river is considered scenic along much of its route, having a broad and shallow course passing through several mountain ridges and steeply-lined water gaps, it formed an early 18th-century frontier region in Pennsylvania and was the site of Native American attacks against white settlements during the French and Indian War. The watershed of the river encompasses an area of 3,400 square miles one-eighth of the drainage area of the Susquehanna. Two-thirds of the watershed is forested, it is the second largest tributary of the Susquehanna after the West Branch Susquehanna. The Juniata River forms in western Huntingdon County at the confluence of the Frankstown Branch and the Little Juniata River, between the boroughs of Alexandria and Petersburg; the river flows southeast through Huntingdon and continues to the small village of Ardenheim, where the Raystown Branch, the longest of the Juniata's tributaries, enters from the southwest.

The Juniata continues southeast, through a gap in the Jacks Mountain ridge. On the southeast side of the ridge it receives Aughwick Creek from the south flows northeast, along the eastern flank of the Jacks Mountain ridge to Lewistown, where it collects Kishacoquillas Creek and Jacks Creek. From Lewistown it flows southeast, in a winding course, receiving Tuscarora Creek from the south and passing through a gap in the Tuscarora Mountain ridge; the Juniata River is joined by three creeks in Millerstown in northeast Perry County. It receives Cocolamus Creek.7 miles southeast, Raccoon Creek.5 miles southeast, Wildcat Run 2.8 miles southeast of Millerstown. The river receives Buffalo Creek.9 miles northwest of Newport. The Juniata River joins the Susquehanna River in Reed Township, Dauphin County northwest of the Clarks Ferry Bridge; this is northeast of Duncannon and 15 miles northwest of Harrisburg. The word "Juniata" is thought to be a corruption of the Iroquoian word Onayutta, meaning "Standing Stone".

There was a large standing stone. It was 14.5 feet tall and contained carvings recording the history of the local Juniata Tribe. It disappeared in 1754. A second stone was raised by the new settlers but destroyed in 1897. A two-foot fragment of the second stone sits in Juniata College's museum; the first known inhabitants of the river valley were the Onojutta-Haga Indians. The valley was inhabited by the Lenape until a treaty negotiated by William Penn opened the land to east of the Allegheny Ridge to white settlement. In 1755–1756, as a result of Lenape anger over loss of their lands, the white settlement in the valley suffered fierce raids and abductions from Lenape and Shawnee at Kittanning on the Allegheny River. Over 3,000 white settlers were killed in the raids; the burning of Fort Granville at present-day Lewistown in 1756 prompted Pennsylvania governor John Penn to launch a reprisal against the Lenape and Shawnee led by Lt. Col. John Armstrong, who burned Kittanning in September 1756. During the 19th century, the river was paralleled by the Juniata Division Canal, part of the canal system of Pennsylvania and a rival to the Erie Canal.

The state sold the canal to the Pennsylvania Railroad, which abandoned the canal in 1889 after severe flooding. Parts of the original locks from the canal, as well as remnants of a dam 1 mile south of Millerstown, are still visible today; the river is a popular destination for recreational canoeing and fly fishing, in particular for smallmouth bass and channel catfish suited to the river's gentle course. The muskellunge is now a prized catch. Attempts are underway by the state to reintroduce the once-prevalent American shad, which went into decline because of dams on the river. Walleye is another game fish prevalent in the Juniata River; the National Book Award and Pulitzer prize-winning poet Galway Kinnell wrote of the river in a section of The Book of Nightmares, entitled "Dear Stranger, Extant in Memory by the Blue Juniata". The river cuts through several southwest-to-northeast ridges of sandstone between limestone valley floors. Several of the river's tributaries, including Kishacoquillas Creek, are degraded by pollution, but the main stem of the river is considered clean by regional standards.

The only city in the watershed with ten thousand or more residents is Altoona. Steep slopes along much of the river's course have discouraged widespread development. List of rivers of Pennsylvania Bloody Run Canoe Classic Heirline Covered Bridge U. S. Geological Survey: PA stream gaging stations Juniata Clean Water Partnership "The Juniata and Chesapeake Bay"

Jennifer Jackson (model)

Jennifer Jackson is an American model, chosen as Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for the March 1965 issue. She was photographed by Pompeo Posar. Jackson worked as a Playboy Bunny in a Playboy Club. Jennifer Jackson Greene is from the South Side of Chicago and graduated from Emil G. Hirsch High School in 1963, she is the daughter of Sr. and Marjorie McGuire Jackson. She is an identical twin, she has eight siblings. Jackson attended Loop College, now known as Harold Washington College, she worked as a photographic and advertising model, including as a model for Ebony Fashion Fair. Other than that, Jackson has been an active part of the movement for children's rights, working as an investigator for Child Protective Services, according to The Playmate Book, she is now a social worker who lives in the Pacific Northwest with her husband, she has three grandchildren. Jackson's twin sister, Janis Jackson Holmes, was a Playboy Bunny. List of people in Playboy 1960–1969 Jennifer Jackson at Playboy OnlineJennifer Jackson on IMDb

Ishii Hakutei

Ishii Hakutei was a Japanese yōga painter. Born in Tokyo, the eldest son of nihonga artist Ishii Teiko, Ishii Hakutei first studied nihonga with his father yōga with Asai Chū and Nakamura Fusetsu, he went on to study under Kuroda Seiki and Fujishima Takeji at Tokyo School of Fine Arts, but dropped out in his first year. In the following years he contributed works to the Bunten exhibitions and travelled in Egypt, Spain and England. In 1914, together with Yamashita Shintarō and Arishima Ikuma, he founded the Nikakai or "Society for Progressive Japanese Artists". In 1918 he travelled to Manchuria. In 1921 he helped. Two years he travelled to France and England. In 1935 he joined the Imperial Fine Arts Academy; the following year, together with Yasui Sōtarō, he founded the Issuikai. In 1937 he became a member of the reorganised Imperial Art Academy. After the war, he contributed works to the Nitten exhibitions, going on to become chief judge of the yōga section, he served in a special advisory capacity after the introduction of the 1950 Law for the Protection of Cultural Properties.

In December 1958, shortly before his death, he was decorated with the Order of the Rising Sun. List of Yōga painters

1971 Chouf parliamentary by-election

On January 10, 1971, a by-poll was held to elect a member of parliament from one of the Sunni Muslim seats from Chouf District in the Lebanese Chamber of Deputies. The constituency was a sensitive area, as it was the home to arch-rivals Kamal Jumblatt and Camille Chamoun; the election was described by contemporary observers as the'most fiery Lebanon had witnessed in a by-election'. There was a massive presence of security forces deployed in the constituency during the campaign and on the voting day in particular; the election was called following the death of the incumbent Progressive Socialist Party parliamentarian Anwar al-Khatib in November 1970. Al-Khatib had been elected from Chouf in 1968. Throughout the campaign there were unsuccessful efforts to find a compromise candidate, in order to avoid further sectarian conflict; the Prime Minister Saeb Salam was the most prominent figure in this drive for a middle ground. Salam met with the Fatah leader Muhammad Yusuf an-Najjar to discuss reports of involvement of Palestinian fedayeen in the election campaign, claims that an-Najjar rebutted.

In the end the fight over the seat stood between two candidates. Al-Khatib of the Progressive Socialist Party belonged to the camp Kamal Jumblatt, his candidature was supported by Nahj, the Communist Party and other leftists. Al-Qa'qur, defeated by the late al-Khatib in the 1968 election, was supported by an alliance consisting of ex-president Camille Chamoun's National Liberal Party, the Kataeb Party, Constitutionalists, former Nahjists and others. Al-Khatib won the seat. Al-Qa'qur obtained 18,148 votes; the election reaffirmed Jumblatt's dominance over politics in the Chouf District. In the end, no violent incidents were reported

The Love Rocker Project

The Love Rocker Project is the second EP by Pop singer Solomon. Release worldwide on June 28, 2011. Lead single "Wit Us U Can't..." featuring U. S. rapper Bry'Nt was released February 2011 with the music video as well. Back in May 2010, Solomon told OutHipHop.com. At the time of this statement he began work with the original producers from his mixtape past and from his "Shades of Black" EP, but those tracks never surfaced or made it on the new EP. In the beginning of 2011 a track titled, "Dancing All Alone" was released with positive reviews, it was slated. Everyone was informed that Solomon was in fact back in the studio working on a full Pop EP with a slated Spring 2011 release. Solomon took to Twitter and tweeted to fans that "Dancing All Alone" was not the first single and a song titled, "U Can't F*ck Wit Us" was in fact the first single off the new EP, it was noted that US rapper Bry'Nt would make a feature on the song as well. Based on high demand, the single was leaked late January; the title of the single was amended to "Wit Us U Can't..." and rushed to iTunes.

Filming of the music video began with the music video premiering on MTV network LOGO on their NewNowNext PopLab April 7, 2011. Solomon began touring in promotion of the new EP. On June 28, 2011 the EP was released worldwide in physical formats. AOL Music celebrated with a Listening Party the week of release. While iTunes holding the exclusives to the Deluxe Version with two bonus tracks. Upon relocating from California to New York, Solomon began writing songs for other artist in October 2009 and began writing songs for his upcoming EP. One of the songs "Serial Killer" was for Rihanna's fifth studio album, but was not added as the song was too dark and not the direction they were going at the time. Solomon reproduced the song and decided to add the song to "The Love Rocker Project"

Dunstable Downs

Dunstable Downs are part of the Chiltern Hills, in southern Bedfordshire in England. They are a chalk escarpment forming the north-eastern reaches of the Chilterns. At 797 ft, Dunstable Downs are the highest point of the county of Bedfordshire; because of its elevation, Dunstable Downs hosted a station in the shutter telegraph chain which connected the Admiralty in London to its naval ships in the port of Great Yarmouth during the years 1808 to 1814. Whipsnade Zoo has cut an enormous lion shape into the chalk into the side of one of the hills; the lion can be seen from the B489. The downs are used by gliders, kite fliers, hang gliders and paragliders in the area because of their height; the London Gliding Club is based at the foot of the downs. Much of the downs is managed by the National Trust as part of the Dunstable Downs & Whipsnade Estate property. Central Bedfordshire Council and the National Trust commissioned Archetype architects to build a visitor centre known as the Chilterns Gateway Centre, on the top of Dunstable Downs.

The summit is right next to the B4541 road that crosses the hill, so an ascent of the hill requires nothing more than getting out of a car at the highest point and walking across to the trig point. For those who wish to climb the hill from the base, it is possible to do a circular walk from the village of Whipsnade by following the Icknield Way Path and Chiltern Way, both of which are marked on Ordnance Survey maps; this circuit can be extended to take in the northern top of Five Knolls. The hill can be ascended from Dunstable to the north; the Icknield Way Trail, a horse rider and off-road cycle route, has been established following a similar route to the Icknield Way Path which passes over the Dunstable Downs. At the northern tip of the Dunstable Downs, lies the Five Knolls Barrow Cemetery. First described by antiquarian William Stukeley in the 18th century, the site contained burials from the late Neolithic to Saxon eras prior to excavation, they include the'Five Knolls Woman', aged between 35 – 40 years, buried on her side with a flint knife.

A mother and child, buried with a number of echinoid fossils were found, dating from the early Bronze Age. The site is known for the deviant burial of executed Saxon criminals; the downs are home to a wide variety of wildlife including many rare wild flowers, such as the bee orchid, butterfly species, like the marbled white and the chalkhill blue. Areas of the west-facing slope were notified in 1987 under the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 as a Site of Special Scientific Interest called Dunstable and Whipsnade Downs. Blow's Down is a continuation of the Dunstable Downs escarpment on the eastern side of Dunstable, it is an SSSI and most of it is managed by the Wildlife Trust for Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire. Dunstable Geology of Hertfordshire Luton Dunstable Downs, Countryside Centre & Whipsnade Estate at the National Trust London Gliding Club