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Mayflower, Arkansas

Mayflower is a city in Faulkner County, United States. The population was 2,234 at the 2010 census, up from 1,631 at the 2000 census; the 2013 Mayflower oil spill occurred on March 29, 2013, when an Exxon Mobil pipeline carrying heavy crude oil ruptured near Mayflower, spilling thousands of barrels of oil. Mayflower was hit by a violent EF4 tornado before 8:00 p.m. on April 27, 2014. Mayflower is located in southern Faulkner County at 34°58′5″N 92°25′11″W; the Interstate 40/US 65 freeway passes along the eastern edge of the city, with access from Exit 135. I-40 leads southeast 20 miles to Little Rock, the state capital, north 10 miles to Arkansas, the Faulkner County seat. Mayflower has a total area of 4.0 square miles, of which 4.0 square miles is land and 0.04 square miles, or 1.18%, is water. Mayflower is part of the Little Rock–North Little Rock–Conway Metropolitan Statistical Area; as of the census of 2000, there were 1,631 people, 740 households, 500 families residing in the city. The population density was 556.8 people per square mile.

There were 872 housing units at an average density of 297.7 per square mile. The racial makeup of the city was 95.16% White, 3.37% Black or African American, 0.31% Native American, 0.06% Asian, 0.25% from other races, 0.86% from two or more races. 0.67 % of the population were Latino of any race. There were 740 households out of which 20.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.8% were married couples living together, 10.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 32.4% were non-families. 27.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.6% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.20 and the average family size was 2.66. In the city, the population was spread out with 17.5% under the age of 18, 7.2% from 18 to 24, 24.3% from 25 to 44, 30.9% from 45 to 64, 20.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females, there were 92.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $35,469, the median income for a family was $39,013. Males had a median income of $29,821 versus $23,102 for females; the per capita income for the city was $19,889. About 7.0% of families and 8.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.1% of those under age 18 and 14.0% of those age 65 or over. Official website

Ruhi Su

Mehmet Ruhi Su was a Turkish opera singer, Turkish folk singer and saz virtuoso of probable Armenian origin. Mehmet Ruhi Su was born 1912 in Van, he expressed his situation: "He is one of the children desolated by the World War I." After he lost his family during World War I at a early age, he was taken from Van to Adana and given to a childless poor family. After living with the family, he was taken to Dârüleytâm, an orphanage, built in Adana for the Armenian orphans, he graduated from the Kuleli Military High School in 1931. He started playing violin at the age of ten. In 1936 he graduated from the Teacher's School of Music and in 1942 from the Opera Department of State Conservatory in Ankara; the following ten years, he performed at the State Opera in Ankara as a celebrated bass baritone, appearing in operas such as Madame Butterfly, Fidelio and Rigoletto. During his contemporary music education, he studied Turkish folk music and made regular radio programs, playing saz and singing folk songs, while he worked at the opera.

In 1952 he was arrested, accused of being a member of the banned Turkish Communist Party, imprisonment for five years, which ended his career in the opera. After serving his sentence for a "thought crime", he dedicated himself to folk music in his unique way. While he roamed all over Anatolia from one village to another, he started compiling numerous folk songs, he rearranged and performed them using western techniques. His western music career formed the basis of his approach to interpreting and performing traditional Turkish music, he argued that the authentic music should not be imitated as it is found locally but rather elaborated into a national music with the enriching support of the international music, perceiving it as a contemporary of Atahualpa Yupanqui and Pete Seeger. Ruhi Su combined his efforts of creating a national awareness of the rich Anatolian culture with his compositions based on texts of Sufi poets Yunus Emre and Pir Sultan Abdal and other Anatolian poets like Köroğlu, Karacaoğlan, Dadaloğlu.

He trained a choir in the 1970s and conducted them in many concerts and recordings. The Friends Choir that he established in 1975 continues to keep his voice, his music of the heart and his songs alive, his approach in bringing forth the ignored suffering of the oppressed and his love of humankind in his musical work has gained a great respect and support from his audience and had a deep effect on many musicians, who paved the path to a more open-minded society. He told people's longings in their own language and he conveyed the fire in their heart to everyone and the society with his instrument and his avid voice throughout his life, he was considered dangerous and treacherous, he loved his people in a way unsuitable to government. Because he was a socialist and the cold war began, it was different then. People who saw and spoke of 40 years ago, what everyone sees and tells today were considered dangerous and treacherous; the laws and the mechanisms of Cold War grinded those. Though dangerous and treacherous, Ruhi Su was not alone.

Ruhi Su was a member of Turkish Workers Party. He married Sidika Su during his 5 years in prison, he became a father in exile. Ruhi Su was buried at the Zincirlikuyu Cemetery in Istanbul, his wife Sıdıka Su died on 18 October 2006. His son Ilgin Ruhi Su lives in Istanbul. In 2009, his gravestone was shot by unknown parties. Seferberlik Türküleri Ve Kuvayi Milliye Destanı Yunus Emre Karacaoğlan Pir Sultan Abdal Şiirler - Türküler Köroğlu El Kapıları Sabahın Sahibi VarAfter his death Pir Sultan'dan Levni'ye Kadıköy Tiyatrosu Konseri I Kadıköy Tiyatrosu Konseri II Beydağı'nın Başı Dadaloğlu Ve Çevresi Huma Kuşu Ve Taşlamalar Sultan Suyu "Pir Sultan Abdal'dan Deyişler" Ruhi Su performs Sufi Hymns by Yunus Emre and Pir Sultan Abdal Dostlar Tiyatrosu Konseri Ankara'nn Taşına Bak Semahlar Çocuklar, Göçler, Balıklar Zeybekler Ezgili Yürek Ekin İdim Oldum Harman Uyur İken Uyardılar Barabar Aman Of Ahmet Günlük 1990 HITEK Traditional Turkish Folk Music Through The Centuries - Ruhi Su performs Sufi Hymns by Yunus Emre and Pir Sultan Abdal Ruhi Su ile Birlikte Kırk Yıl: Sıdıka Su - web page

2004 NCAA Division I Men's Soccer Tournament

The 2004 NCAA Division I Men's Soccer Tournament was a tournament of 48 teams from NCAA Division I. This year's College Cup Final Four was held at the Home Depot Center in California. All the other games were played at the home field of the higher seeded team; the final was held on December 12, 2004. Duke, Maryland, UC Santa Barbara, Indiana qualified for the Final Four. UC Santa Barbara beat Indiana beat Maryland. In the final Indiana beat UC Santa Barbara in a penalty shoot-out following a 1–1 regulation tie and two scoreless overtimes; the tournament began on November 18, 2004. The first round was played on November 18, 19 and 20; the second round followed on November 23, the third round on November 27 and 28. The Regional Finals were played on November 3–5. A crowd of over 10,000 filed into the Home Depot Center for the semi-finals. In the opener between Maryland and Indiana, the game was tied at 2 and appeared like it would be decided on penalties, but Indiana scored in the final minute of the second overtime.

In the 2nd game, UCSB scored in the first minute against a Duke team that had yet to allow a goal in the tournament. The Gauchos scored again to take a 2–0 into halftime. Early in the 2nd half, Tony Lochhead scored on a free kick from 35 yards out and UCSB add a couple of late goals for a 5–0 victory. A crowd of nearly 13,000 attended the final between Indiana and UCSB. Early in the year, UCSB defeated Indiana and the Hoosiers had some harsh words about the Gauchos' aggressive and physical style of play. In the final, Indiana scored first and it looked like it might hold up but UCSB equalized late in the game. In the first overtime, Lochead took a corner kick for UCSB and Andy Iro got a head on the ball, sending it skimming over the cross bar; that was as close as either team came to scoring, so the matter was decided on penalties. UCSB controversially replaced All American goalie Dan Kennedy with Kyle Reynish because of Reynish's 6'4" frame, the move appeared to pay off as he stopped 2 Indiana penalties.

But UCSB penalty takers were having problems of their own, as Indiana keeper Jay Nolly made one save, another shot missed the net. On the 5th round, Indiana scored to take a 3–2 lead UCSB had the final shot saved by Nolly again to secure the Championship for a second straight year. "2004 Division I Men's Championship Bracket". Men’s Division I Championship Brackets. National Collegiate Athletic Association. P. 44. Archived from the original on 31 August 2011. Retrieved 31 August 2011

2013 Football NSW season

The Football NSW 2013 season was the first season under the new competition format in New South Wales. The competition consisted of four divisions across the State of New South Wales, created from the teams in the previous structure; the overall premier for the new structure qualified for the National Premier Leagues finals series, competing with the other state federation champions in a final knockout tournament to decide the National Premier Leagues Champion for 2013. The National Premier League New South Wales 2013 season was played over 22 rounds, from March to August 2013; the 2013 National Premier League NSW Men's 2 was the first edition of the new NPL NSW 2 as the second level domestic association football competition in New South Wales. 12 teams competed, all playing each other twice for a total of 22 rounds, with the top team at the end of the year being promoted to the NPL NSW Men's 1 competition. The 2013 NSW State League Division 1 was the first edition of the State League to be incorporated under the National Premier Leagues banner.

12 teams competed. At the end of the season, one team was promoted from the State League Division 2, with one team relegated to the State League Division 1; the 2013 NSW State League Division 2 was the first edition of the State League to be incorporated under the National Premier Leagues banner. 11 teams competed, all playing each other twice for a total of 20 matches. At the end of the season, one team was promoted from the State League Division 2, with one team relegated from the State League Division 1

Aidan Sarikaya

Aidan Thomas Sarikaya is a New Zealand field hockey player who plays as a defender or midfielder for Belgian club Herakles and the New Zealand national team. Sarikaya played for the Midlands team in the New Zealand National Hockey League. In 2019 he moved to Europe to play for Herkales in Belgium for the 2019–20 season. Sarikaya made his debut for the national under 18 team in 2014, at a qualifying event for the 2014 Summer Youth Olympics. Sarikaya again represented the national U18 side at the Youth Olympics, held in China. In 2016, Sarikaya made his debut for the national under 21 team at the Junior Oceania Cup. New Zealand qualified for the Junior World Cup in Lucknow, where Sarikaya was a member of the U21 side. Sarikaya made his senior international debut in 2017, at the International Festival of Hockey in Victoria, Australia. In 2018, Sarikaya most notably represented New Zealand at the Commonwealth Games, where New Zealand won a silver medal. Aidan Sarikaya at the International Hockey Federation

Lepidoptera genitalia

The study of the genitalia of Lepidoptera is important for Lepidoptera taxonomy in addition to development and natural history. The genitalia are complex and provide the basis for species discrimination in most families and in family identification; the genitalia are attached onto most distal segment of the abdomen. Lepidoptera have some of the most complex genital structures in the insect groups with a wide variety of complex spines, setae and tufts in males, claspers of different shapes and different modifications of the ductus bursae in females; the arrangement of genitalia is important in the courtship and mating as they prevent cross-specific mating and hybridisation. The uniqueness of genitalia of a species led to the use of the morphological study of genitalia as one of the most important keys in taxonomic identification of taxa below family level. With the advent of DNA analysis, the study of genitalia has now become just one of the techniques used in taxonomy. There are three basic configurations of genitalia in the majority of the Lepidoptera based on how the arrangement in females of openings for copulation and egg-laying has evolved: Exoporian: Hepialidae and related families have an external groove that carries sperm from the copulatory opening to the and are termed Exoporian.

Monotrysian: Primitive groups have a single genital aperture near the end of the abdomen through which both copulation and egg laying occur. This character is used to designate the Monotrysia. Ditrysian: The remaining groups have an internal duct that carry sperm and form the Ditrysia, with two distinct openings each for copulation and egg-laying. Genitalia in male and female of any particular Lepidopteran species are adapted to fit each other like a lock and key. In males, the ninth abdominal segment is divided into a dorsal'tegumen' and ventral'vinculum', they form a ring-like structure for the attachment of genital parts and a pair of lateral clasping organs. The male has a median tubular organ, extended through an eversible sheath to inseminate the female; the males have paired sperm ducts in all Lepidopterans. The males of many species of Papilionoidea are furnished with secondary sexual characteristics; these consist of scent-producing organs and brands or pouches of specialised scales. These meet the function of convincing the female that she is mating with a male of the correct species.

While the layout of internal genital ducts and openings of the female genitalia depends upon the taxonomic group that insect belongs to, the internal female reproductive system of all Lepidopterans consists of paired ovaries and accessory glands which produce the yolks and shells of the eggs. Female insects have a system of receptacles and ducts in which sperm is received and stored; the oviducts of the female join together to form a common duct. When copulation takes place, the male butterfly or moth places a capsule of sperm in a receptacle of the female; the sperm, when released from the capsule, swims directly into or via a small tube into a special seminal receptacle, where the sperm is stored until it is released into the vagina for fertilisation during egg laying, which may occur hours, days, or months after mating. The eggs pass through the ovipore; the ovipore may be at the end of a modified'ovipositor' or surrounded by a pair of broad setose anal papillae. Butterflies of the Parnassinae and some Acraeini add a post-copulatory plug, called the sphragis, to the abdomen of the female after copulation preventing her from mating again.

The females of some moths have a scent-emitting organ located at the tip of the abdomen. Insect reproductive system External morphology of Lepidoptera