Mason County is a county located in the U. S. state of Washington. As of the 2010 census, the population was 60,699; the county seat and only incorporated city is Shelton. The county was formed out of Thurston County on March 13, 1854. Named Sawamish County, it took its present name in 1864 in honor of Charles H. Mason, the first Secretary of Washington Territory. Mason County comprises the Shelton, WA Micropolitan Statistical Area and is included in the Seattle-Tacoma, WA Combined Statistical Area. According to the U. S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,051 square miles, of which 959 square miles is land and 92 square miles is water. U. S. 101 SR 3 SR 108 SR 106 Jefferson County – northwest Kitsap County – northeast Pierce County – east/southeast Thurston County – southeast Grays Harbor County – southwest Olympic National Forest Olympic National Park As of the census of 2000, there were 49,405 people, 18,912 households, 13,389 families living in the county. The population density was 51 people per square mile.
There were 25,515 housing units at an average density of 26 per square mile. The racial makeup of the county was 88.46% White, 1.19% Black or African American, 3.72% Native American, 1.05% Asian, 0.45% Pacific Islander, 2.10% from other races, 3.03% from two or more races. 4.78 % of the population were Latino of any race. 16.7% were of German, 9.9% Irish, 9.8% English, 8.6% United States or American and 6.8% Norwegian ancestry. There were 18,912 households out of which 28.90% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.90% were married couples living together, 9.20% had a female householder with no husband present, 29.20% were non-families. 23.30% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.90% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 2.89. In the county, the population was spread out with 23.50% under the age of 18, 7.70% from 18 to 24, 26.50% from 25 to 44, 25.80% from 45 to 64, 16.50% who were 65 years of age or older.
The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 107.00 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 107.30 males. The median income for a household in the county was $39,586, the median income for a family was $44,246. Males had a median income of $37,007 versus $25,817 for females; the per capita income for the county was $18,056. About 8.80% of families and 12.20% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.30% of those under age 18 and 4.90% of those age 65 or over. As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 60,699 people, 23,832 households, 16,057 families living in the county; the population density was 63.3 inhabitants per square mile. There were 32,518 housing units at an average density of 33.9 per square mile. The racial makeup of the county was 86.1% white, 3.7% American Indian, 1.2% Asian, 1.1% black or African American, 0.4% Pacific islander, 3.4% from other races, 4.1% from two or more races. Those of Hispanic or Latino origin made up 8.0% of the population.
In terms of ancestry, 19.7% were German, 13.8% were English, 13.5% were Irish, 6.7% were Norwegian, 4.9% were American. Of the 23,832 households, 27.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.5% were married couples living together, 9.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 32.6% were non-families, 25.3% of all households were made up of individuals. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 2.87. The median age was 44.4 years. The median income for a household in the county was $48,104 and the median income for a family was $56,809. Males had a median income of $44,992 versus $33,982 for females; the per capita income for the county was $22,530. About 11.1% of families and 15.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 21.0% of those under age 18 and 9.0% of those age 65 or over. Shelton Allyn-Grapeview Belfair Hoodsport Kamilche Skokomish Union National Register of Historic Places listings in Mason County, Washington Official Tourism Web Site for Mason County Mason county government Mason County profile by the Shelton-Mason County Journal Mason County Daily News
South Korea has a unified and integrated approach to law enforcement. For example, the National Police Agency provides all general policing services throughout the country. Due to the unitary system, local police organizations are directly under the NPA; this differs from the situation in many countries such as France, where policing is split between the National Police and Gendarmerie, or such as the United States, which have a layered system of national, state/regional, and/or local law enforcement organizations. However, South Korea has several independent agencies that only enforce a specific law or laws—for example, the Ministry of Justice and Ministry of Economy and Finance have their own enforcement organizations for either border control or taxation, respectively. However, they are not formally called police. Ministry of the Interior and Safety National Police Agency Provincial Police Agencies: Seoul, Daegu, Daejeon, Ulsan, Gyeonggi Nambu, Gyeonggi Bukbu, Chungbuk, Jeonbuk, Gyeongbuk, Jeju Ministry of Economy and Finance National Tax Service Investigation Bureau International Taxation Bureau Korea Customs Service Audit Policy Bureau Investigation and Surveillance Bureau Information Management and International Affairs Bureau Seoul Metropolitan Government 38 Tax Collection Division Ministry of Land and Transport Railway Police Government of Jeju Special Self-Governing Province Jeju Municipal Police Ministry of Public Safety and Security Korea Coast Guard Ministry of Justice Prosecution Service Provincial Prosecutors' Office Korea Immigration Service Border Control Division Investigation & Enforcement Division Korea Correctional Service National Intelligence Service Government of South Korea List of government agencies of South Korea Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency Korea National Police Agency Official website Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency Official website Korea, South: Korean National Police—photius.com South Korea—A Comparative Criminology Tour of the World "SOUTH KOREA: Police brutality against protesting farmers must end"—Asian Human Rights Commission "Workers' Anger on the Rise in South Korea"—PICIS Newsletter, no.
74, 4 July 2000 Korean Police Operation 101 -Part 1: Contacting the Korean Police—naver.com blog
Chameleon is a 2016 Chilean produced psychological thriller film written and directed by Jorge Riquelme Serrano. It had its world premiere at the 2016 BFI London Film Festival where it was selected to compete for the Sutherland Award. Chameleon is a psychological thriller following Paula and Paulina's final day together in their summer home; the arrival of an unexpected guest interrupts their intimate farewell, triggering a shocking transformation that reveals the darkest recesses of the human mind. Gastón Salgado as Gastón Paulina Urrutia as Paulina Paula Zúñiga as Paula Alejandro Goic as Franco Chameleon had its domestic Chilean premiere on 25 August 2016 at the Santiago International Film Festival ahead of its theatrical release across Chile on the 29 September 2016, it went on to have its International Premiere on 9 October 2016 at the 2016 BFI London Film Festival, where it was nominated for the Sutherland Award in the first feature competition. It went on to have its North American premiere at the 2017 Seattle International Film Festival where it was selected for the Ibero-American competition.
It was selected for international festivals including the Lima Film Festival's official fiction competition, Havana Film Festival, Yucatán and Mérida Film Festival's Latin American first feature competition where it received a Special Jury Mention, Hidalgo International Film Festival of the Americas' LGBT and first feature competition where Gastón Salgado received the best actor award and the Latin American Film Festival of Rotterdam. Chameleon received 11 nominations at the 2017 Pedro Sienna Chilean film awards for Best Film, Best Director, Best Leading Actress, Best Leading Actor, Best Script, Best Editing, Best Original Music, Best Special Effects, Best Costume and Best Make-up, it won three awards for Best Leading Actress and Best Original Music. Official website at the Wayback Machine Chameleon on IMDb Chameleon on Cinechile encyclopedia of Chilean film
Ronnie Quintarelli is an Italian racecar driver. Quintarelli first encountered motorsports at age 6. After starting his karting career in 1990, he scored two second place finishes in the World Formula Super A championship and a European Formula C title, he made his single seaters debut in 2000 when he entered the Italian Formula Renault Championship and ended up third with Prema Powerteam. He entered the Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0, the German Formula Three Championship and the Formula Volkswagen Germany. In 2005, he scored his maiden GT win in the 1000 km Suzuka race with André Couto and Hayanari Shimoda and made his way to the Super GT. After spending two seasons under the Lexus banner, Quintarelli moved to the Nissan camp, securing multiple victories. Driving for the Mola team, he won two consecutive titles in 2011 and 2012 partnered by Masataka Yanagida, he joined the Nismo Official Team alongside Tsugio Matsuda. The pairing cruised to two more titles in 2014 and 2015 which made Quintarelli the most titled driver in the history of the series.
While still fighting for the title in 2016 with a third place, the Nissan teams struggled at the beginning of the following year but Quintarelli and Matsuda rallied to finish the season in second place. In 2018, they were again at the front of the Nissan roster, managed to snatch a win at Fuji Speedway, they would not hit the top-5 again taking eighth place in the championship. Based in Yokohama, Quintarelli speaks Japanese fluently and serves as a TV color commentator for the Super Formula series. In recent years, he devoted his efforts towards the people affected by earthquakes, raising awareness and providing support to the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami relief. Together with fellow Super GT regular Andrea Caldarelli, he led a fundraising campaign in favour of the populations impacted by the 2016–2017 Central Italy earthquakes, his cross-border charity efforts, together with his sporting results, earned him the title of Officer of the Order of the Star of Italy. 5th Class/Officer: Order of the Star of Italy: 2015 † As Quintarelli was a guest driver, he was ineligible to score championship points.
‡ Half points awarded. Ronnie Quintarelli career summary at DriverDB.com
The Copa del Rey 2007-08 was the 72nd edition of the Spanish basketball Cup. It was organized by the ACB and was disputed in Vitoria-Gasteiz, Basque Country in the Fernando Buesa Arena between days 7 and 10 of February; the winning team was DKV Joventut. Barclaycard MVP of the Final: Rudy Fernández TVE2, FORTA and Teledeporte. ACB and the Ayuntamiento de Vitoria-Gasteiz. Nike, Mahou-San Miguel and Winterthur Group. 2007/2008 Copa del Rey Official Website
The 1994 Davis Cup was the 83rd edition of the Davis Cup, the most important tournament between national teams in men's tennis. 109 teams would enter the competition, 16 in the World Group, 22 in the Americas Zone, 23 in the Asia/Oceania Zone, 39 in the Europe/Africa Zone. Belarus, Georgia, Oman, Slovakia and Uzbekistan made their first appearances in the tournament. Sweden defeated Russia in the final, held at the Olympic Stadium in Moscow, Russia, on 2–4 December, to win their 5th title overall. Russia vs. Sweden Date: 23–25 September The eight losing teams in the World Group first round ties and eight winners of the Zonal Group I final round ties competed in the World Group Qualifying Round for spots in the 1995 World Group. Australia, Belgium and Italy remain in the World Group in 1995. Croatia, South Africa and Switzerland are promoted to the World Group in 1995. Indonesia, New Zealand, Peru and Uruguay remain in Zonal Group I in 1995. Hungary and Israel are relegated to Zonal Group I in 1995.
Cuba relegated to Group II in 1995. Uruguay and Peru advance to World Group Qualifying Round. Venue: St. Lucia Racquet Club, Gros Islet, Saint Lucia Date: 9–13 MarchFinal standings Haiti and Bolivia promoted to Group II in 1995. China relegated to Group II in 1995. New Zealand and Indonesia advance to World Group Qualifying Round. Venue: Khalifa International Tennis and Squash Complex, Qatar Date: 6–10 April Uzbekistan and Qatar promoted to Group II in 1995. South Africa, Portugal and Croatia advance to World Group Qualifying Round. Great Britain and Luxembourg relegated to Group II in 1995. Ivory Coast, Belarus and Lithuania promoted to Group II in 1995. General"World Group 1994". DavisCup.com. Retrieved 24 January 2020. Specific Davis Cup Official Website