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Kayenta, Arizona

Kayenta is a U. S. census-designated place, part of the Navajo Nation and is in Navajo County, Arizona. The population was 5,189 at the 2010 census. Kayenta is located 25 miles south of Monument Valley and contains a number of hotels and motels which service visitors to Monument Valley. Like other places on the Navajo Nation, it is illegal to serve alcohol. Arizona does not observe Daylight Time. Kayenta Township is the only municipal-style government on the Navajo Nation, it is regarded as a political sub-division of the Navajo Nation. It is managed by a five-member elected town board. Kayenta is the name for the Chapter, as well as the township. Kayenta Chapter encompasses land in both Arizona. Thus, the Navajo Nation's census figures for Kayenta Chapter are different from those of Kayenta proper. Kayenta is located at 36°42′43″N 110°15′00″W, at an elevation of 5,700 feet. According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 13.2 square miles, all of it land. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Kayenta has a semi-arid climate, abbreviated "BSk" on climate maps.

As of the census of 2010, there were 5,189 people. The population density was 393.1 people per square mile with a total of 1,375 housing units. The racial makeup of the CDP was 92.27% Native American, 4.56% White, 0.25% Black or African American, 0.08% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.31% from other races, 2.51% from two or more races. 1.97 % of the population were Latino of any race. In the CDP, the population was spread out with 38.9% under the age of 18, 11.4% from 18 to 24, 11.9% from 25 to 34, 33.2% from 35 to 64, 4.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 22 years. For every 100 females, there were 90.7 males. The Kayenta Fourth of July Rodeo is an annual multi-day event taking place from July 1–4. Various events take place daily, while the "Best of the Best" and a fireworks show take place on the fourth; the Kayenta Fourth of July Rodeo has been recognized six times as the Rodeo of the Year and twice as the Outstanding Rodeo by the All Indian Rodeo Cowboys Association, making it one of the premier rodeos to attend in the Southwest.

Kayenta is served by the Kayenta Unified School District. There are several schools. Kayenta Elementary School, Kayenta Middle School, Monument Valley High School are the public schools. Kayenta Community School, part of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, is a boarding school serving both day and dorm students. Kayenta is the home of several sit down and fast food restaurants, most of which are located at the junction between the 160 and the 163. In terms of fast food, Kayenta has a Burger King, Sonic Drive-In, Subway restaurant, McDonald's; the Burger King uniquely houses a small museum dedicated to the Navajo Code Talkers of World War II. For casual dining there is the Golden Rice Bowl Chinese restaurant, Pizza Edge, Amigo Cafe, The Blue Coffee Pot. A Bashas' Diné Market is located in Kayenta. Found here are an Ace Hardware, a Video Plus movie rental store, as well as a Navajo Arts and Craft store. Kayenta does lack any kind of general merchandise store, like Wal-Mart or Target, that sells clothing and other amenities.

The closest place with those is Arizona. Kayenta has three hotels serving passers by; the latter two being on US-160. Kayenta has a large recreation center dedicated to serving the local community. Just outside the Recreation Center is a skating park, as well as an outdoor park with several playgrounds for children. Kayenta has a movie theater, the Black Mesa Twin Cinema. On the east side of the community is a paved landing strip that can handle small single engine and twin engine aircraft used for air tours and air ambulance services. Many religious organizations are represented in Kayenta. There are churches for Baptists, Presbyterian Church, Lamb of God Pentecostal Church, Potter's House Christian Church, Kayenta Church of Christ, The Living Word Assembly of God Church Assemblies of God, Catholic Church, a meetinghouse for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, a Kingdom Hall for Jehovah's Witnesses. There is a Bible church located on the hill of Kayenta. In terms of banking, there is a Wells Fargo located in Kayenta, as well as a Western Union, an H&R Block.

There is a U. S. post office in Kayenta. There is one movie rental location, a NAPA auto and truck parts store, an Urban Trendz haircut place. An abridged depiction of Kayenta is featured in the 2016 Czech video game, American Truck Simulator Kayenta Formation Monument Valley Film Festival All Indian Rodeo Cowboys Association Kayenta Chapter website Navajo Nation website Kayenta Fourth of July Rodeo

Ti Manno

Ti Manno was a singer, guitar player, keyboard player, percussionist. Antoine Rossini Jean-Baptiste, born Emmanuel Jean-Baptiste, better known as Ti Manno, was one of, if not the most and well known Haitian singer, his lyrics were avant-garde, he sang about the condition of the Haitian people, sexual harassment, power harassment, discrimination. Ti Manno started playing music with small bands before joining the group "Les Diables du rythme de Saint-Marc". In the 1970s he migrated to Boston and began playing with Ricot Mazarin for a band called Volo Volo de Boston, he left that band and convinced by Arsene Appolon joined "Les Astros de New York". In 1978 he was the lead singer for DP Express one of the biggest and most popular Haitian bands at the time. Ti Manno left DP Express in 1981 and formed his own group "Gemini All Stars" and this group released five albums altogether. Sadly in late 1983 he became sick in New York with an untreatable illness; the Haitian community and music producers gathered together to raise money to try and save the superstar.

"Operasyon men Kontre" raised well over $15,000 toward Ti Manno's hospital care. On May 13, 1985 the legendary Antoine Rossini Jean Baptiste aka Ti Manno died in Mount Sinai Morningside. On May 18, 1985, right after the death of Ti Manno, thousands of fans flooded the Eastern Parkway funeral hall in New York City where his viewing was held. Many artists, family members, media personalities and fans attended his viewing and funeral at St. Matthew's church Eastern Parkway, conducted by his brother, a priest, to pay their respects, he is buried at Calvary Cemetery. With Les Diables du Rythme1969: Les Diables Du RythmeWith Volo Volo1975: Caressé 1979: La NatureWith Astros1975: Up 2 Date Band 1976: Volume 2With D. P. Express1979: Volume 4 1979: David With Gemini All Stars1981: Gemini All Stars de Ti Manno 1981: Exploitation Vol. 2 1982: Immoralité/An ba la caye 1982: Gemini All Stars de Ti Manno 1984: Gemini All Stars de Ti Manno 1985: Bamboche Créole Fanpage Ti Manno discography at Discogs

Max O'Dowd

Maxwell Patrick "Max" O'Dowd is an international cricketer who made his debut for the Dutch national side in June 2015. In the North Sea Pro Series, he has played for the Northern Hurricanes. O'Dowd made his Twenty20 International debut for the Netherlands against Nepal on 1 July 2015. O'Dowd attended Westlake Boys High School, his father, Alex O'Dowd, played first-class cricket for Northern Districts. The holder of a Dutch passport through his mother, O'Dowd played English club cricket during the 2012 season, played for the Dutch under-19 side in the month-long 2012 European Challenge Series, his tournament included a five-wicket haul against Jersey, two half-centuries. Back in New Zealand for the 2012–13 season, O'Dowd played every match for the Auckland under-19s in the National Under-19 Tournament, he again played club cricket in England in 2013, appeared in a single match in the Second Eleven Championship in the same season, playing for Nottinghamshire. O'Dowd played for Auckland A during the 2014–15 New Zealand season, but is yet to play any matches for the senior team.

For the 2015 season, he signed for the Northern Hurricanes franchise in the North Sea Pro Series, a professional league which features teams from the Netherlands and Scotland. In June 2015, O'Dowd made his senior debut for the Netherlands in an Intercontinental Cup match against Papua New Guinea, which held first-class status, he scored 14 in the first innings before being dismissed by Loa Nou, in the second innings was out to Willie Gavera for a five-ball duck. In July 2019, he was selected to play for the Rotterdam Rhinos in the inaugural edition of the Euro T20 Slam cricket tournament. However, the following month the tournament was cancelled. Brought on to bowl in Papua New Guinea's second innings, he took the wicket of Lega Siaka with his fourth ball in first-class cricket, finishing with 1/44. O'Dowd had not been named in the initial squad for that match, but has been named in the Dutch squads for both the WCL Championship fixture against PNG and the 2015 World Twenty20 Qualifier, he made his List A debut in the WCL Championship against Scotland on 14 September 2015.

In July 2018, he was named in the Netherlands' One Day International squad, for their series against Nepal, but he did not play. In June 2019, he was named in the Netherlands' ODI squad for their series against Zimbabwe, he made his ODI debut for the Netherlands against Zimbabwe on 19 June 2019. In September 2019, he was named in the Dutch squad for the 2019 ICC T20 World Cup Qualifier tournament in the United Arab Emirates. Max O'Dowd at CricketArchive Max O'Dowd at ESPNcricinfo


Stahleckeria is an extinct genus of Middle Triassic dicynodonts. It lived about 240 million years ago in what is now Namibia; as a member of the group Kannemeyeriiformes, it was similar to the genus Kannemeyeria. The genus is known from the type species Stahleckeria potens, first collected from the Ladinian-age Santa Maria Formation in the Paleorrota fossil site of Brazil. Stahleckeria was named in honor of Rudolf Stahlecker, who discovered the first specimens during a 1935 expedition led by paleontologist Friedrich von Huene to the Chiniquá fossil site. Stahleckeria measured 4 metres in length and weighed 400 kilograms, it was a contemporary of the more common Dinodontosaurus. The differences between Stahleckeria and Dinodontosaurus may reflect adaptations to feeding on different plant species. In 2012, fossils of Stahleckeria potens were described from the Omingonde Formation in Namibia, which like the Santa Maria Formation is Ladinian in age; the Omingonde Formation is part of the Karoo Supergroup, which preserves many Triassic tetrapod fossils in southern Africa but notably lacks fossils in a hiatus called the "Ladinian gap".

In addition to the remains of Stahleckeria potens, fossils of the cynodont Chiniquodon and an unidentified rauisuchian have been found in the Omingonde deposits. The presence of these animals in South America and in Africa at the same time is strong evidence that the two continents were once one uninterrupted landmass with a uniform climate and habitat that land animals such as Stahleckeria could travel between; the fossils of Stahleckeria potens discovered in Brazil are in Germany in the museum of the University of Tübingen. Huene, F. von. 1936. "Die Fossilien Reptilien des südamerikanischen Gondwanalandes an der Zeitenwende". Ergebnisse der Sauriergrabungen in Südbrasilien 1928/29. Lieferung 2:93-159. Huene, F. von. 1942. Die Fossilen Reptilien des Südamerikanischen gondwanalandes. C. H. Beck Verlag, Munich. Brazilian Society of Paleontology

DY Persei

DY Persei is a variable star and carbon star in the Perseus constellation. At maximum it is 11th magnitude carbon star and at its faintest it drops to 16th magnitude. DY Persei the prototype of the rare DY Persei class of variables, that pulsate like red variables but fade from sight like R Coronae Borealis variables. DY Persei is located on the outskirts of the Trumpler 2 open cluster, near the famous Double Cluster. At 1,500 pc, DY Persei is thought to be much further away than not a member. DY Persei was reported to be variable in 1947, it was classified as a semiregular variable star with a brightness range of magnitude 10.6 to 13.2 and an approximate period of 900 days. Further study revealed that it showed deep declines every few years as well as continuous variations with a rough period of 792 days; the deep declines were considered to be related to the declines seem in R CrB stars, but DY Persei was a unique example being a cool Carbon star and showing large amplitude semiregular variations when not in decline.

DY Persei is now classed as a member of the rare class of DY Persei variables, with only four known in the Milky Way and 13 more in the Magellanic Clouds. It is shown declines as deep as visual magnitude 16.0. The deep declines of DY Persei occur much more than those of most R CrB stars, they are symmetrical with slower decline and recovery rates than other R CrB stars, it is unclear whether it is a member of the class or a pulsating asymptotic giant branch star with unrelated veiling ejections. There is a 14th magnitude star 2.5" from DY Persei. It was not recognised until 2005, would have affected observations when DY Per was below maximum light; the companion is to be a G5 main sequence star much further away than DY Per. It had been reported that the colour of DY Persei became more blue during a deep decline unexpected for a star of this type, but this has been explained as the increased contribution to the light from the companion as DY Persei itself becomes fainter. DY Persei is a carbon star, with an excess of carbon relative to oxygen in its atmosphere.

This causes dramatic changes in the atmospheric chemistry. The spectral type under the original M-K carbon star system is C5,4pJ:; this means that the spectrum overall is comparable to a late K or early M class, with strong C2 Swan bands. The "p" indicates that there are peculiarities and the "J" that there are isotopic bands from 13C. In the revised M-K system, the spectral type is C-R4+ C25.5. This describes the same spectral features, although the C-R type indicates that the isotopic bands are strong but not sufficiently so to merit a "J"; the exact 13C/12C ratio for DY Persei is disputed. S-process metal spectral lines are weak compared to other carbon stars, suggesting that DY Persei is not a thermally-pulsing asymptotic giant branch star. Overall, hydrogen spectral features are weak and metal lines typical, showing that DY Persei is hydrogen-deficient but not metal-poor. During deep minima, the carbon-related spectral bands become less prominent, some emission lines are seen. In typical R CrB variables, the spectra at minimum show many strong emission lines of metals, but in DY Persei only a few are detected.

A broad emission line of neutral sodium is seen, together with possible emission from neutral calcium and carbon. DY Persei has a temperature around 3,000 K, but at a deep minimum its spectrum has been best modelled as the sum of two black body objects, one of 1,700 K typical of dusty circumstellar material and one of 2,400 K typical of the coolest giant stars; the size and luminosity of DY Persei, other DY Persei and R Coronae Borealis stars, are poorly known. The absolute magnitude is thought to be around −2.5, about 855 times brighter than the sun. The metallicity of DY Persei has been reported to be much lower than solar, but other studies consider it to be near-solar. Mattei, Janet A.. "R Coronae Borealis light curves 1843-1990". AAVSO Monograph. M

KoĊ„skie County

Końskie County is a unit of territorial administration and local government in Świętokrzyskie Voivodeship, central Poland. It came into being on January 1, 1999, as a result of the Polish local government reforms passed in 1998, its administrative seat and largest town is Końskie, which lies 38 kilometres north of the regional capital Kielce. The only other town in the county is Stąporków; the county covers an area of 1,139.90 square kilometres. As of 2006 its total population is 84,239, out of which the population of Końskie is 20,667, that of Stąporków is 5,986, the rural population is 57,586. Końskie County is bordered by Opoczno County to the north, Przysucha County to the north-east, Szydłowiec County and Skarżysko County to the east, Kielce County to the south, Włoszczowa County to the south-west, Radomsko County to the west; the county is subdivided into eight gminas. These are listed in descending order of population. Polish official population figures 2006