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Klawock, Alaska

Klawock is a city in Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, in the U. S. state of Alaska, on the west coast of Prince of Wales Island, on Klawock Inlet, across from Klawock Island. The population was 755 at the 2010 census, down from 854 in 2000, it is 90 km from Ketchikan, 11 km from Craig, 39 km from Hollis. Klawock's first settlers were Tlingit, they used it as a fishing camp for the summer period, called it by several different names: Klawerak, Tlevak and Klawak. The name "Klawock" is derived from the Tlingit name ɬawa: a subgroup of the Tlingit nation. In 1853 a Russian navigator referred to the village as "Klyakkhan", in 1855 as "Thlewakh". In 1868, European Americans opened a salmon saltery. In the following decades, several others were established. A United States post office was established in 1882; the 1890 census recorded the town's population as 260. The Alaska Native Brotherhood and Alaska Native Sisterhood, nonprofit organizations working for civil rights of Alaska Natives, were established by residents in 1912.

Its founders and many volunteers built the Town Hall and a community center in 1939, during the Great Depression. In 1929 the town incorporated as a city, in 1934 Congress awarded federal funding for the expansion of the cannery, on the condition that the community remain liquor-free. At the same time, the Klawock Cooperative Association was formed to manage the cannery. Frank Peratrovich, then-mayor of Klawock and president of the ANB, became one of the 55 delegates to the Alaska Constitutional Convention in 1955. Both he and his wife Elizabeth Peratrovich, president of the Alaska Native Sisterhood, worked in the 1940s on anti-discrimination legislation, she is credited with gaining Senate approval in 1945 due to her passionate testimony about the effects of discrimination. The state has recognized her contribution, naming February 16 and Gallery B of the State Capitol in her honor. Klawock is located at 55°33′18″N 133°5′7″W. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.9 square miles, of which, 0.6 square miles of it is land and 0.3 square miles of it is water.

Klawock has a warm summer humid continental/oceanic climate. Average temperature in January is 1.9 °C, 13.8 °C in July. Klawock first appeared on the 1880 U. S. Census as the unincorporated Tlingit village of "Klawak." It continued to report as Klawak in 1890-1910, with the alternative spelling of "Klawock" first appearing in the latter census. In 1920, it was reported as Klawock. In 1929, it was incorporated; as of the census of 2000, there were 854 people, 313 households, 215 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,465.4 people per square mile. There were 368 housing units at an average density of 631.4 per square mile. The racial makeup of the city was 40.98% White, 50.94% Native American, 0.47% Asian, 0.12% Pacific Islander, 0.12% from other races, 7.38% from two or more races. 1.41% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. There were 313 households out of which 36.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.2% were married couples living together, 10.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 31.0% were non-families.

25.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.8% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.73 and the average family size was 3.25. In the city, the age distribution of the population shows 30.1% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 29.9% from 25 to 44, 26.1% from 45 to 64, 6.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females, there were 124.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 134.1 males. The median income for a household in the city was $35,000, the median income for a family was $38,839. Males had a median income of $38,977 versus $23,036 for females; the per capita income for the city was $14,621. About 13.6% of families and 14.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.5% of those under age 18 and 5.0% of those age 65 or over. Klawock has the oldest hatchery in Alaska; this industry enhances the runs of salmon, including sockeye and steelhead. A sawmill and area logging operations are located here.

Klawock has a harbor used by tourists as a departure point for trips or boating exploration of the bays and surrounding islands. Each February 16, the ANB/ANS organizations sponsor the "Elizabeth Peratrovich Celebration" with ceremonies and a potluck, honoring the anniversary of passage of the landmark legislation; the city sponsors a summer festival, the "Celebration by the Sea." A Totem Park has 21 totem poles, one of the largest collections in Alaska: it displays original and replica totems from the old village of Tuxekan. The city built. In 1998 the city commissioned construction of a Long House with a new totem pole. There is a mayor and a council; the local government manages the water, refuse collection, trailer court, boat harbor, liquor store, boat ramp utilities. There is a local sales tax of 5.5%, which 0.5% is devoted to education, no property tax. There are four full-time police officers. There is a volunteer fire department with 27 members, an EMS squad of 6-8 trained volunteer

Lamotte Township, Michigan

Lamotte Township is a civil township of Sanilac County in the U. S. state of Michigan. The population was 981 at the 2000 census. Decker is an unincorporated community near the center of the township at 43°27′32″N 83°03′03″W; the village was named after the Decker family. The family gave their name to the named village of Deckerville, located in Sanilac County, about 15 miles to the east. According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 35.5 square miles, all land. As of the census of 2000, there were 981 people, 356 households, 274 families residing in the township; the population density was 27.6 per square mile. There were 384 housing units at an average density of 10.8 per square mile. The racial makeup of the township was 98.06% White, 0.61% from other races, 1.33% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.04% of the population. There were 356 households out of which 36.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.0% were married couples living together, 7.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 23.0% were non-families.

19.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.9% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.75 and the average family size was 3.16. In the township the population was spread out with 28.0% under the age of 18, 7.6% from 18 to 24, 28.8% from 25 to 44, 20.9% from 45 to 64, 14.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females, there were 101.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.3 males. The median income for a household in the township was $42,614, the median income for a family was $46,563. Males had a median income of $33,333 versus $21,944 for females; the per capita income for the township was $18,651. About 8.8% of families and 9.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.5% of those under age 18 and 12.8% of those age 65 or over

1985 Major League Baseball All-Star Game

The 1985 Major League Baseball All-Star Game was the 56th playing of the game, annually played between the All-Stars of the National League and the All-Stars of the American League. The game was played on July 16, 1985, in the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, home of the Minnesota Twins. Players in italics have since been inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame. NL Batting Order 1. Tony Gwynn, OF, San Diego Padres 2. Tom Herr, 2B, St. Louis Cardinals 3. Steve Garvey, 1B, San Diego Padres 4. Dale Murphy, OF, Atlanta Braves 5. Darryl Strawberry, OF, New York Mets 6. Graig Nettles, 3B, San Diego Padres 7. Terry Kennedy, C, San Diego Padres 8. Ozzie Smith, SS, St. Louis Cardinals 9. LaMarr Hoyt, P, San Diego Padres AL Batting Order 1. Rickey Henderson, OF, New York Yankees 2. Lou Whitaker, 2B, Detroit Tigers 3. George Brett, 3B, Kansas City Royals 4. Eddie Murray, 1B, Baltimore Orioles 5. Cal Ripken, Jr. SS, Baltimore Orioles 6. Dave Winfield, OF, New York Yankees 7. Jim Rice, OF, Boston Red Sox 8.

Carlton Fisk, C, Chicago White Sox 9. Jack Morris, P, Detroit Tigers Joaquín Andújar, St. Louis Cardinals Ron Darling, New York Mets Scott Garrelts, San Francisco Giants Rich Gossage, San Diego Padres Dwight Gooden, New York Mets LaMarr Hoyt, San Diego Padres Jeff Reardon, Montreal Expos Nolan Ryan, Houston Astros Fernando Valenzuela, Los Angeles Dodgers Bert Blyleven, Cleveland Indians Willie Hernández, Detroit Tigers Jay Howell, Oakland Athletics Jimmy Key, Toronto Blue Jays Donnie Moore, California Angels Jack Morris, Detroit Tigers Dan Petry, Detroit Tigers Dave Stieb, Toronto Blue Jays Tony Peña, C, Pittsburgh Pirates Ozzie Virgil, Jr. C, Philadelphia Phillies Jack Clark, 1B, St. Louis Cardinals Pete Rose, 1B, Cincinnati Reds Ryne Sandberg, 2B, Chicago Cubs Garry Templeton, SS, San Diego Padres Tim Wallach, 3B, Montreal Expos José Cruz, OF, Houston Astros Pedro Guerrero, OF, Los Angeles Dodgers Willie McGee, OF, St. Louis Cardinals Dave Parker, OF, Cincinnati Reds Tim Raines, OF, Montreal Expos Glenn Wilson, OF, Philadelphia Phillies Rich Gedman, C, Boston Red Sox Ernie Whitt, C, Toronto Blue Jays Cecil Cooper, 1B, Milwaukee Brewers Don Mattingly, 1B, New York Yankees Damaso Garcia, 2B, Toronto Blue Jays Alan Trammell, SS, Detroit Tigers Wade Boggs, 3B, Boston Red Sox Paul Molitor, 3B, Milwaukee Brewers Harold Baines, OF, Chicago White Sox Phil Bradley, OF, Seattle Mariners Tom Brunansky, OF, Minnesota Twins Gary Ward, OF, Texas Rangers The National League won the game 6–1, with the winning pitcher being LaMarr Hoyt of the San Diego Padres and the losing pitcher being Jack Morris of the Detroit Tigers.

Hoyt won the game's MVP award. The National League was managed by the Padres' Dick Williams, while the American League was managed by Sparky Anderson of the Tigers. Williams was backed by coaches Jim Frey and Bob Lillis and Anderson was aided by coaches Bobby Cox and Dick Howser; the teams' honorary captains each starred in the 1965 All-Star game held in Minnesota -- Harmon Killebrew for the AL, Sandy Koufax for the NL. In the game two decades ago, Koufax earned the NL win, Killebrew hit the AL's second home run. Attendance was announced as 54,960. Baseball Almanac

Association of African Air Forces

Since its inception at the 2015 African Air Chiefs Symposium, the Association of African Air Forces is focused on the exchange of experiences and examining opportunities to cooperate and collaborate in order to improve and support air operations across Africa. The AAAF and its events provide the opportunity to engage multilaterally to promote accountable-rules-based organizations and institutitions, it is a strategic, African-led organization facilitated by the U. S. to develop solutions to Air power challenges in Africa. Foster and strengthen the bonds of friendship, cooperation and mutual support among its members. A premier African Air Power collaborative organization for safety and security. Guiding Principles A voluntary, apolitical organization to improve and support air operations across Africa. Facilitates and guides the African Air Chiefs Sympsoium, AAAF Working Group, other multinational engagements. Focused on the exchange of experiences and examining opportunities to cooperate and collaborate.

Tag Line Strength Through Cooperation An African-led, non-political, decision-making organization that addresses transnational threats, increases effectiveness and efficient uses of air resources, strengthen a climate of professional cooperation and trust. The Charter of the Association of African Air Forces was formally signed into agreement on Sept. 17, 2015 by the U. S. and three African nations during the 2015 African Air Chief Symposium in Nouakchott, Mauritania. According to the Executive Summary following the 2015 African Air Chief Symposium: "Air Force Chiefs of Staff and Deputy Chiefs of Staff from eighteen African countries participated in the event, which focused on continuing to build a network of airmen to increase the capabilities of airpower in Africa."At the conclusion of the 2019 Symposium, three additional Air Forces signed, bringing the total number of signatories to 26. A function of the Association is to help assemble and advocate partnerships during the annual African Air Chief Symposium, hosted in a different country each year.

The AACS provides a unique forum for strategic dialogue among African Air Chiefs and the U. S. to discuss common interests on foster cooperation. It provides the opportunity to advance regional and continental air power development and focuses on specific topics that allow for senior leader cross-talk to discuss options to address common challenges. Addis Ababa, April 2011: United States Air Forces Africa, in cooperation with the Africa Center for Strategic Studies, hosted the first African Air Chiefs Conference from 25-28 April 2011; this high-level event was an opportunity to explore contemporary air domain challenges faced by African Air Forces and discuss the conference's central theme, Building Air Partnerships Across Africa. The Conference was attended by forty-one participants and sixty-one observers representing twenty-four African countries; the conference aimed to provide African Air Chiefs and other senior-level military leaders with an opportunity to build rapport and discuss their shared air safety and security challenges.

Throughout the conference, attendees contributed a diversity of perspectives and exchanged ideas aimed at enhancing Africa's ability to manage its air domain. The African Air Chiefs Conference cultivated a robust dialogue about Africa's air safety and security challenges and generated a number of recommendations for mitigating them. Over the course of the conference, participants agreed that managing Africa's air domain requires a multi-dimensional and partnership-oriented approach; as the conference drew to a close, participants renewed their commitment to working together to address Africa's air safety and security challenges. They were encouraged to remain in contact with AF AFRICA and ACSS and to share lessons and experiences with one another as they leverage the power of air forces to promote security and development on the continent. Summary of Key Program Themes: • Pooling resources and creating partnerships between African air forces are key solutions to the continent's air safety and security challenges.

• Building political will for investments in African air forces can be accomplished by working collectively and crafting a unified platform. • African air forces must build trust with one another and share information in order to address transnational security challenges. • Investing in human resources will build the capacity of Africa's air forces. • Creating regional flight and mechanical schools is a cost-effective means of meeting African air forces' training needs. • AF AFRICA supports security and development in Africa and is prepared to serve as a partner to African air forces. Dakar, August 2012: The United States Air Forces Europe and the Senegalese Air Force, with support from the Africa Center for Strategic Studies, hosted the North/West African Regional Air Chief's Conference with the theme "Beyond partnerships: Building Operational Frameworks for Cooperation". Adopting a new and more focused regional approach, the 2012 Regional African Air Chiefs Conference presented the West and North African Air Chiefs with the opportunity to establish more solid and effective working relationships.

The goal of this RAAC conference was to create an environment to advance regional trust and cooperation. This event showed that countries in the region have started to work together to find solutions to the many problems they are facing. Accra, August 2013: Th

Blade server

A blade server is a stripped-down server computer with a modular design optimized to minimize the use of physical space and energy. Blade servers have many components removed to save space, minimize power consumption and other considerations, while still having all the functional components to be considered a computer. Unlike a rack-mount server, a blade server fits inside a blade enclosure, which can hold multiple blade servers, providing services such as power, networking, various interconnects and management. Together and the blade enclosure form a blade system, which may itself be rack-mounted. Different blade providers have differing principles regarding what to include in the blade itself, in the blade system as a whole. In a standard server-rack configuration, one rack unit or 1U—19 inches wide and 1.75 inches tall—defines the minimum possible size of any equipment. The principal benefit and justification of blade computing relates to lifting this restriction so as to reduce size requirements.

The most common computer rack form-factor is 42U high, which limits the number of discrete computer devices directly mountable in a rack to 42 components. Blades do not have this limitation; as of 2014, densities of up to 180 servers per blade system are achievable with blade systems. Enclosure performs many of the non-core computing services found in most computers. Non-blade systems use bulky and space-inefficient components, may duplicate these across many computers that may or may not perform at capacity. By locating these services in one place and sharing them among the blade computers, the overall utilization becomes higher; the specifics of which services are provided varies by vendor. Computers operate over a range of DC voltages, but utilities deliver power as AC, at higher voltages than required within computers. Converting this current requires one or more power supply units. To ensure that the failure of one power source does not affect the operation of the computer entry-level servers may have redundant power supplies, again adding to the bulk and heat output of the design.

The blade enclosure's power supply provides a single power source for all blades within the enclosure. This single power source may come as a power supply in the enclosure or as a dedicated separate PSU supplying DC to multiple enclosures; this setup reduces the number of PSUs required to provide a resilient power supply. The popularity of blade servers, their own appetite for power, has led to an increase in the number of rack-mountable uninterruptible power supply units, including units targeted towards blade servers. During operation and mechanical components produce heat, which a system must dissipate to ensure the proper functioning of its components. Most blade enclosures, like most computing systems, remove heat by using fans. A underestimated problem when designing high-performance computer systems involves the conflict between the amount of heat a system generates and the ability of its fans to remove the heat; the blade's shared power and cooling means that it does not generate as much heat as traditional servers.

Newer blade-enclosures feature variable-speed fans and control logic, or liquid cooling systems that adjust to meet the system's cooling requirements. At the same time, the increased density of blade-server configurations can still result in higher overall demands for cooling with racks populated at over 50% full; this is true with early-generation blades. In absolute terms, a populated rack of blade servers is to require more cooling capacity than a populated rack of standard 1U servers; this is because one can fit up to 128 blade servers in the same rack that will only hold 42 1U rack-mount servers. Blade servers include integrated or optional network interface controllers for Ethernet or host adapters for Fibre Channel storage systems or converged network adapter to combine storage and data via one Fibre Channel over Ethernet interface. In many blades, at least one interface is embedded on the motherboard and extra interfaces can be added using mezzanine cards. A blade enclosure can provide individual external ports to which each network interface on a blade will connect.

Alternatively, a blade enclosure can aggregate network interfaces into interconnect devices built into the blade enclosure or in networking blades. While computers use hard disks to store operating systems and data, these are not required locally. Many storage connection methods are moved outside the server, though not all are used in enterprise-level installations. Implementing these connection interfaces within the computer presents similar challenges to the networking interfaces, these can be removed from the blade and presented individually or aggregated either on the chassis or through other blades; the ability to boot the blade from a storage area network allows for an disk-free blade, an example of which implementation is the Intel Modular Server System. Since blade enclosures provide a standard method for delivering basic services to computer devices, other types of devices can utilize blade enclosures. Blades providing switching, storage, SAN and fibre-channel access can slot into the enclosure to provide these services to all members of the enclosure.

Systems administrators can use storage blades where a requirement exists for additional local storage. Blade servers function well for specific purposes such as web hosting and cluster computing. Individual

Joe Bouchard

Joseph J. Bouchard is an American guitarist and bassist, he was the bassist for Blue Öyster Cult during their most successful period. Bouchard was born in New York. Albums with Blue Öyster Cult: Blue Öyster Cult Tyranny and Mutation Secret Treaties On Your Feet or on Your Knees Agents of Fortune Spectres Some Enchanted Evening Mirrors Cultösaurus Erectus The Heavy Metal Movie Soundtrack Fire of Unknown Origin Extraterrestrial Live The Revölution by Night Club Ninja Imaginos Live 1976 Workshop of the Telescopes Don't Fear the Reaper: The Best of Blue Öyster Cult The Columbia Albums CollectionSolo Albums: Jukebox in My Head Tales from the Island New Solid Black The Power of MusicWith The X Brothers: Dedicated Follower of Fashion Beyond the Valley of the X Solid Citizens Joe Bouchard's web page Interview with Joe Bouchard Blue Coupe Web Site