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Lexington County, South Carolina

Lexington County is a county located in the U. S. state of South Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 262,391, the 2018 population estimate was 295,032, its county seat and largest town is Lexington. The county was created in 1785, its name commemorates the Battle of Lexington in the American Revolutionary War. Lexington County is part of SC Metropolitan Statistical Area. According to the U. S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 758 square miles, of which 699 square miles is land and 59 square miles is water; the largest body of water is Lake Murray, while other waterways include Broad River, Saluda River and Congaree River. Richland County - east Orangeburg County - southeast Calhoun County - southeast Aiken County - southwest Saluda County - west Newberry County - northwest Lexington County, SC, gets 48 inches of rain per year; the US average is 37. Snowfall is 2 inches; the average US city gets 25 inches of snow per year. The number of days with any measurable precipitation is 104.

On average, there are 218 sunny days per year in Lexington County. The July high is around 92 degrees; the January low is 33. The comfort index, based on humidity during the hot months, is a 29 out of 100, where higher is more comfortable; the US average on the comfort index is 44. As of the census of 2000, there were 216,014 people, 83,240 households, 59,849 families living in the county; the population density was 309 people per square mile. There were 90,978 housing units at an average density of 130 per square mile; the racial makeup of the county was 84.18% White, 12.63% Black or African American, 0.34% Native American, 1.05% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.79% from other races, 0.98% from two or more races. 1.92% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. There were 83,240 households out of which 35.50% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.60% were married couples living together, 11.60% had a female householder with no husband present, 28.10% were non-families.

22.50% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.90% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.56 and the average family size was 3.01. In the county, the population was spread out with 26.10% under the age of 18, 8.30% from 18 to 24, 31.60% from 25 to 44, 23.80% from 45 to 64, 10.20% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females, there were 94.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.30 males. The median income for a household in the county was $44,659, the median income for a family was $52,637. Males had a median income of $36,435 versus $26,387 for females; the per capita income for the county was $21,063. About 6.40% of families and 9.00% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.10% of those under age 18 and 9.30% of those age 65 or over. As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 262,391 people, 102,733 households, 70,952 families living in the county; the population density was 375.4 inhabitants per square mile.

There were 113,957 housing units at an average density of 163.0 per square mile. The racial makeup of the county was 79.3% white, 14.3% black or African American, 1.4% Asian, 0.4% American Indian, 2.7% from other races, 1.9% from two or more races. Those of Hispanic or Latino origin made up 5.5% of the population. In terms of ancestry, 17.2% were German, 14.0% were American, 12.5% were English, 11.8% were Irish. Of the 102,733 households, 34.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.4% were married couples living together, 13.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 30.9% were non-families, 24.9% of all households were made up of individuals. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 3.01. The median age was 37.9 years. The median income for a household in the county was $52,205 and the median income for a family was $64,630. Males had a median income of $44,270 versus $34,977 for females; the per capita income for the county was $26,393. About 8.5% of families and 11.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.7% of those under age 18 and 8.4% of those age 65 or over.

Public transportation in Lexington County is provided by the Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority. On November 4, 2014, Lexington County residents voted against a proposed sales tax increase; the money generated from this tax would have been used to improve traffic conditions upon roadways. On November 4, 2014, residents voted to repeal a ban on alcohol sales on Sundays within the county. Cayce Columbia West Columbia Oak Grove Red Bank Seven Oaks Granby Lexington County is majority Republican; the last Democrat to carry the county at a Presidential level was Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1944. In the 2016 Presidential election, Lexington County voted 66 percent in favor of Republican Donald Trump and 29 percent in favor of Democrat Hillary Clinton. In other elections, Lexington County is Republican, it has supported that party for governor in every election since 1982 when Richard Riley carried every county in the state, although as late as 2006 Tommy Moore did manage 44 percent of the vote.

The last Democratic senatorial nominee to pass 30 percent of the county's ballots was Inez Tenenbaum in 2004, no Democratic nominee has won the county for this office since Ernest "Fritz" Hollings did so in 1980: in 1986 it was the only county to support Hollings' GOP opponent Henry McMaster. Birch County, South Carolina, a proposed county that would include existing portions of Lexington County National Register of Historic Places listings in Lexington County

Francis Tierney

Francis Tierney is a retired English professional footballer who played most notably for Crewe Alexandra and Doncaster Rovers. Tierney came through the famous Crewe Alexandra academy system where he was highly rated by Dario Gradi, the coaching staff, he played as a winger or striker, was known for his dribbling skills and technique. Tierney played 100 times for Crewe in the bottom two divisions, scoring 11 times, he was an important part of the team that won promotion from League 2 to League 1 in 1994–95, played 22 times in the Crewe side that won promotion via the Play-Offs from League 1 to The Championship in 1996–97. Tierney attracted a lot of attention from scouts top flight English clubs, a £750,000 fee was agreed in 1993 for Tierney to move to Liverpool; the deal fell through at the last minute. The setback seemed to knock Tierney's confidence, the next season Tierney suffered a serious cruciate ligament injury, that kept him out of the Crewe team for a year, he never looked to regain his former form at Gresty Road, he was only seen at his best intermittently after that.

Tierney played for Doncaster Rovers as a midfielder where he is affectionately known among fans as'Sir' Francis Tierney for scoring the golden goal in the 2003 conference play-off final against Dagenham & Redbridge at Stoke's Britannia Stadium. In his 2005 autobiography, former Liverpool F. C. legend Robbie Fowler described Tierney as a "brilliant player...better than most of the other lads in the schoolboys team including myself". Crewe Alexandra English League Two Promotion 1994-95 English League One Play-Off Final winner: 1996–97Doncaster Rovers Conference Play-Off Final winner: 2002–03 Division 3 Champions: 2003–04 Fran Tierney at Soccerbase Francis Tierney Profile on

Princeton Community Television

Princeton Community Television is a Public and government access cable TV channels in Princeton, New Jersey. The station provides camera equipment, TV studios and training that allow the community to create television shows and other projects; the station is carried on Comcast channel 30 and Verizon FIOS channel 45 in the Princeton, New Jersey area. Princeton Community Television is one of the largest public producers of original content in New Jersey. Princeton Community Television is a Public Access cable television station, The station was created by the Borough and Township of Princeton in 1995, occupied "two cramped small rooms" in The Arts Council building on Witherspoon Street. In 2013 the station moved from Valley Road, to newly renovated quarters in the former Borough Hall building at 1 Monument Drive. All About Health is a weekly forum for topics on health, fitness and other related issues; the panel consists of Vicky DeRosa, owner and CEO of Studio V Health, invited guests in the fields of medicine, food chemistry and other experts.

Thurs. at 7:30 pm, Fri. at 11:00 am, Sat. at 7:30 am Monthly forum hosted by sociologist and educator Joan Goldstein will explore current issues of the day, both national and local, with guests invited for their expertise or particular viewpoints. Produced at PCTV. Mon. at 7:00 am, Wed. at 8:30 pm and Sun. at 5:30 pm. Adam Bierman interviews notable people from the area and showcases local talent from the central NJ, Philly and NYC metro regions, in the areas of improv skits, stand-up comedy and more; the show airs Fridays at 8pm. Monthly home grown performance series featuring area artists recorded live. Mon. at 8:00 pm, Thurs. at 1:00 am. This program highlights interesting people of Princeton. Hosted by Anne Reeves. Produced at PCTV. Mon. at 7 pm, Tues. at 8:00 pm, Sun. 11:00 am. This show focuses on how parents fit in the educational process. Local educational pundits provide viewers a better understanding of New Jersey children's educational experience. Produced and hosted by Aggie Sung Tang. Produced at Princeton TV.

Archived shows are available at Wed. at 7 pm, Thurs. at 7 am and Sat. at 7:30 am. Princeton’s long-running and award-winning movie discussion program in which Chuck and Gretchen Creesy, Marilyn Campbell, Bob Brown, Janet Stern, Carol Welsch, talk about current films; the program began after the group attended a film together in 1997. Your prescription for total wellness. Produced at PCTV. Wed. at 11:30 am, Thurs. at 6:00 pm and Sun. at 8:00 am Medical Tips You Need to Know went on the air in 2009. Topics range from tattoos with guests from around the globe. Hers is an open dialogue designed to expand our understanding of ourselves, our communities, beyond. Produced at PCTV. Tuesdays at 6:30 pm, with rebroadcasts Thursday at 6:30 pm, Saturday at 6:30 am and Monday at 6:30 pm; the Octopus Demon and the beautiful Patrushka host a different original short comedy-horror tale each month. The stories include bizarre plots, campy acting, dead pan humor, as long as the actors can keep a straight face.

It's the perfect weird late night program for the perfect weird late night audience. Plus, some old time TV legends find their way to be interviewed in occasional episodes. Fri. at 11:00 pm. and Sun. at 1:00 am This program looks at common problems and issues that Hispanic immigrants are facing while they adjust to their new life in the United States. All topics are possible for discussion and practical advice, from citizenship to food, from politics to entertainment, while educating and informing the community of the host of organizations and resources available for them in New Jersey, it is a tool for those who have some knowledge of Spanish, as they can practice what they learned while enjoying the beautiful and rich Hispanic culture. Produced at PCTV. Sat. at 8:00 pm and Sun. at 12:00 pm By examining local and global concerns, this program uncovers many of the undercurrents that shape and direct the course of war, the state of the economy, the quality and availability of resources. In short, the future of our planet.

Watch for Planet Cafe episodes in this same time slot. Produced at PCTV. Tues. at 2:00 am, Tues. at 11:30 am, Thurs. at 9:30 pm, Sun. at 6:00 pm. Host Susan Hoskins, Executive Director of the Princeton Senior Resource Center discuses issues related to healthy aging. Produced by the Princeton Senior Resource Center. Produced at PCTV. Mon. at 10:30 am, Wed. at 7:00 pm, Fri. at 6:00 am. Highlights of courses from The Princeton Adult School, Wed. at 10:00 am and Sat. at 2:00 pm Helping families navigate mental illness. Produced by Tom Pyle. Produced at PCTV. Wed at 7:30 am, Thurs at 11:00 am and Fri at 7:00 pm Host Anna D'Anna provides seniors with information and instruction on maintaining a healthy and fit body. Produced at PCTV. Mon. at 6:00 pm, Thurs at 10:00 am and Sun. at 7:30 pm An exciting and positive show for youth, showcasing their views and activities. This public forum creates a greater awareness that despite their circumstances one can have positive experiences. Tuesdays at 10 am & Friday at 7:30 pm Host Vivian Gaspar interviews life experts on how to resolve crisis and get back on track.

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Love's Welcome at Bolsover

Love's Welcome at Bolsover is the final masque composed by Ben Jonson. It was performed on 30 July 1634, three years before the poet's death, published in 1641; the masque was not produced by the Stuart Court in one of the royal palaces around London, as many of Jonson's notable early masques were. Rather it was staged by William Cavendish, 1st Duke of Newcastle at Bolsover Castle in Derbyshire, in honor of King Charles I and Queen Henrietta Maria. Newcastle had put on a Jonson masque for his royal visitors at Welbeck in Nottinghamshire the year before: The King's Entertainment at Welbeck, performed on 21 May 1633, it was such a success. The Duke spent between £14,000 and £15,000 on staging the Bolsover masque and providing for his royal guests and their attendants, more than double the £4,000 to £5,000 he'd spent for the Welbeck entertainment the previous year. In Love's Welcome, Jonson continued the mockery of Inigo Jones that he'd practiced for two decades, starting Bartholomew Fair and continuing through The Masque of Augurs, Neptune's Triumph for the Return of Albion, The Staple of News, A Tale of a Tub.

In this masque, Jones is "Colonel Iniquo Vitruvius." The masque was staged in what was called the "little castle" at Bolsover, a then-recent construction. The pillared hall there was furnished with five brilliantly-colored paintings on the theme of The Senses; the show was described by local witnesses as "stupendous," more than adequate to establish Newcastle's reputation as the greatest " all the northern quarter" of the kingdom. The most visually striking element in the masque lay in the two Cupids and Anteros, who descended "from the clouds" bearing fronds of palms; the masque was published in 1641 in the second folio collection of Jonson's works, was thereafter included in his canon, although it does not appear in Stephen Orgel's "Complete Masques of Ben Jonson". A manuscript text of the masque is extant, in the collection of Newcastle manuscripts. Kozuka, J. R. Mulryne, eds. Shakespeare, Jonson: New Directions in Biography. London, Ashgate, 2006. Orgel, Stephen, ed; the Complete Masques of Ben Jonson.

New Haven, Yale University Press, 1969. Perry, Henry Ten Eck; the First Duchess of Newcastle and Her Husband as Figures in Literary History. Boston, Ginn and Co. 1918. Bolsover Castle. Bolsover Castle

Elizabeth Brater

Elizabeth Brater is a Democratic former member of the Michigan Senate, who represented the 18th District from 2003 to 2010, served as the Assistant Minority Leader. Her district included the cities of Ann Ypsilanti, she was a member of the Michigan House of Representatives from 1995 to 2000. Brater was born in Massachusetts. After graduating high school in 1969, she enrolled at the University of Chicago, where she remained for two years, but transferred to the University of Pennsylvania, completing her B. A. in English in 1973. She continued to receive an M. A. in History, magna cum laude, in 1976, was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. She moved to Ann Arbor, Michigan in 1975, when her husband, Enoch Brater, took a job as an English professor at the University of Michigan. In Ann Arbor, she worked as an editor and writer teaching courses on local government and writing at the university. Brater won election as a Democrat to the Ann Arbor city council from the city's Third Ward in 1988, she ran for mayor of Ann Arbor in April 1991, defeating two-term incumbent Republican mayor Gerald D. Jernigan.

Brater was the first woman to be elected mayor of Ann Arbor. As mayor, Brater established the city's extensive recycling program. After serving one two-year term, she was defeated in her mayoral reelection campaign, losing in April 1993 to the Republican challenger, former city council member Ingrid Sheldon, who went on to serve four two-year terms as mayor. After her mayoral defeat, Brater ran for the Michigan House of Representatives in November 1994, she served in the House from 1995 to 2000. Term limits prevented Brater from running for a fourth term. In November 2002, Brater won election to the Michigan Senate. In the Democratic primary, she defeated a fellow member of the Michigan House, John Hansen of Dexter. In the general election, she triumphed over Republican candidate Gordon Darr, a Scio Township Trustee, Green Party candidate Elliott Smith. In 2006, she was re-elected with more than 71% of the vote, but in 2010 was term-limited and thus barred from seeking re-election. In the Michigan Senate, Brater was a member of the Judiciary and Finance committees, the vice-chair of the Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs and the Agriculture and Tourism committees.

Brater served as a member of the Governor's Land Use Leadership Council. 2006 Election for the Michigan State Senate - 18th District2002 Election for the Michigan State Senate - 18th District Michigan Senate - Liz Brater official government website Floor Statements video clips Project Vote Smart - Senator Elizabeth S.'Liz' Brater profile Follow the Money - Liz Brater 2006 2004 2002 2000 Senate campaign contributions 2000 1998 1996 House campaign contributions Michigan Senate Democratic Caucus Michigan Liberal - SD18 Mayors of Ann Arbor page at

Blues Section

Blues Section are a Finnish rock music group. They started in 1967, formed around the vocalist Jim Pembroke, a British expatriate songwriter now living in Finland; the other members of the band were Eero Koivistoinen, Ronnie Österberg, Hasse Walli, Måns Groundstroem. Their influences came above all from John Mayall's Bluesbreakers and Jimi Hendrix, who had played a gig in Helsinki in May 1967. One can hear in Pembroke's British-flavoured song-writing some echoes from The Beatles and The Kinks. Blues Section released a self-titled album late 1967 on Helsinki's Love Records. In 1968 Groundstroem and Pembroke left the band, being replaced by Pekka Sarmanto and Frank Robson, respectively. Koivistoinen would leave the band during the same year, by the end of 1968 Blues Section was over; the Blues Section members would continue in such acclaimed progressive rock bands as Wigwam and Tasavallan Presidentti. Eero Koivistoinen was to become an internationally acclaimed jazz musician, Hasse Walli would discover world music, playing in such bands as Piirpauke.

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