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Millard County, Utah

Millard County is a county in the U. S. state of Utah. As of the 2010 United States Census, the population was 12,503, its county seat is Fillmore, the largest city is Delta. The Utah Territory legislature created the county on October 4, 1851, with territory not covered by county creations, including some area in the future state of Nevada, it was named for thirteenth US President Millard Fillmore, in office at the time. Fillmore was designated as the county seat; the county boundaries were altered in 1852, in 1854, in 1861, in January 1862. In July 1862, the US government created the Nevada Territory, which de-annexed the described portion of Millard County falling in that Territorial Proclamation; the county boundary was further altered in 1866, in 1888, in 1919. In 1921 a boundary adjustment with Sevier brought Millard to its present configuration. Fillmore, located near the geographic center of the territory, was built as the capital of Utah Territory; the Utah Territorial Legislature approved a plan to locate the capital in the Pahvant Valley.

On October 28, 1851, Utah Governor Brigham Young traveled to the valley and chose the specific site for Fillmore. The town was surveyed that same day. A colonizing company soon followed. Construction of the State Capitol was initiated in 1852; the Territorial legislature met in Fillmore for the first in 1855. The following year they voted to keep the capitol in Great Salt Lake City. Millard County lies on the west side of Utah, its west border abuts the east border of the state of Nevada. The county terrain consists of arid, rough undulating flatlands interrupted by numerous hills and mountain ridges; the highest point in the county is Mine Camp Peak in the Central Utah Plateaus, at 10,222' ASL. The county has a total area of 6,828 square miles, of which 6,572 square miles is land and 255 square miles is water, it is the third-largest county in Utah by area. The Sevier Desert covers much of Millard County. Sevier Lake, a dry remnant of Lake Bonneville, is in central Millard County; the Pahvant Mountains form the county's eastern boundary.

Fillmore and other farming communities lie at the base of the Pahvant Mountains. Delta sits several miles from the banks of the Sevier River in the middle of the basin. Pahvant Valley in Millard County has several ancient lava flows and extinct volcanoes, including the "Black Rock" lava flow. About 17 miles southwest of Delta, near Black Rock's northwest perimeter is a feature named the "Great Stone Face", which protrudes about four stories above the general elevation. Locals claim that this rock formation, when viewed at the correct angle, appears similar to a profile of Joseph Smith. At ground level, within view of the "Great Stone Face", is a large, smooth-faced rock covered in Native American petroglyphs. Notch Peak is 50 miles west of Delta; the skyline appears to have a notch taken out of it. Little Sahara Recreation Area, 25 miles north of Delta, is a popular area for ATV riders; as of the 2000 United States Census, there were 12,405 people, 3,840 households, 3,091 families in the county.

The population density was 1.89/sqmi. There were 4,522 housing units at an average density of 0.69/sqmi. In 2000 there were 3,840 households out of which 46.10% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.60% were married couples living together, 7.10% had a female householder with no husband present, 19.50% were non-families. 18.30% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.10% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.19 and the average family size was 3.66. The county population contained 37.30% under the age of 18, 8.00% from 18 to 24, 22.90% from 25 to 44, 19.40% from 45 to 64, 12.30% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 30 years. For every 100 females there were 104.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.90 males. The median income for a household in the county was $36,178, the median income for a family was $41,797. Males had a median income of $36,989 versus $20,168 for females; the per capita income for the county was $13,408.

About 9.40% of families and 13.10% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.20% of those under age 18 and 7.20% of those age 65 or over. The 2000 Census reported the racial makeup of the county was 93.94% White, 0.10% Black or African American, 1.31% Native American, 0.48% Asian, 0.20% Pacific Islander, 2.76% from other races, 1.21% from two or more races. 7.18 % of the population were Latino of any race. By 2005, 86.7% of Millard County's population was non-Hispanic whites. The proportion of African Americans had doubled to 0.2%. Native Americans were now 1.5% of the county's population. Asians had fallen to only 0.4% of the population. 11.0% of the population was Latino, just above the 10.9% for Utah as a whole. As of 2010 Millard County had a population of 12,310; the ethnic and racial makeup of the population was 84.7% non-Hispanic white, 0.1% black, 1.0% Native American, 0.6% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 1.5% reporting two or more races and 12.8% Hispanic or Latino. One element of Millard County's economy is the digging of fossils.

Trilobite fossils are common in the region west of Delta. 15% of Millard county's economy is from farming. Millard County is working hard to make it easier to build Earthships, straw bale homes, other ecological and sustainable housing. Millard County is the home of the Telescope Array Project ultra-high-energy cosmic ray observa

Cristian Longobardi

Cristian Longobardi is an Italian footballer who plays for San Marino Calcio. Longobardi primary played in Italian Lega Pro Longobardi scored a double figure per season from 2004–05 to 2008–09 season. Born in Pomigliano d'Arco, the Province of Naples, Longobardi started his career at Cesena, he played for non-professional teams Montecchio and Cervia. In mid-2003 he was signed by Serie C2 team Bellaria Igea Marina but returned to Serie D for Boca San Lazzaro in mid-2004; the team won the Group C champion and promoted, which Longobardi played for the team until the team relegated just a year later. In July 2007 he was signed by San Marino Calcio along with Boca team-mate Alessandro Evangelisti, he was offered a new 3-year contract. In 2008–09 Italian Seconda Divisione season he scored 15 goals. In July 2009, he was signed by Prima Divisione team Rimini, finished as losing semi-finalists of promotion playoffs; the team bankrupted in July. On 27 July he signed a 2-year contract with Prima Divisione team Viareggio.

He scored 4 goals in 17 league games He played 2 games in 2010–11 Coppa Italia Lega Pro. But on 13 January 2011 in exchange with defender Giovanni Martina of Bassano of the same division, he scored 5 goals in 13 appearances, made him became the team joint-top-scorer along with Lorenzo Crocetti. On 5 July Bassano agreed a 2-year contract. On 14 September 2013 he joined Gubbio. On 31 January 2014 he was signed by Delta Porto Tolle. In August 2015 he was signed by Parma Calcio 1913. "Christian Longobardi's profile on San Marino Calcio's official website". Archived from the original on 2009-03-16. Retrieved 2007-10-23. Cristian Longobardi at Profile "Bassano Profile". Archived from the original on 2012-03-18. Retrieved 2011-07-10. Cristian Longobardi at Soccerway

Boise City Police Department

The Boise City Police Department is located in Boise, Idaho's capital. BPD employs just with 325 allocated positions for sworn officers and 82 civilians. In 1864, the city of Boise, Idaho was made the territorial capital, a municipal government was formed. John Ward became the first law enforcement Marshal The Boise Police Department was started in 1903. In 2015, Boise City Police Department created a mascot position, they rescued a local shelter dog, made him the police mascot. The chief of police came up with the idea to strengthen community relations by connecting with the public, using the dog for community events and as a therapy dog for victims and witnesses. Officer Mark Arlin Stall was killed in the line of duty on September 1997 during a traffic stop. Two suspects began firing at officers. Officer Stall was killed, he is the only officer in Boise killed in the line of duty

List of Datuk titles

This is a list of the titles related to Datuk, or its variant spelling Dato, Dato' or Datu, used in Brunei and Malaysia as titles which are conferred together with certain orders. It may exist in itself as a single-word title, or as the prefix in a string of title such as "Dato Paduka" and "Datuk Seri Panglima". A female recipient on her own right receives the title whereby the word "Datuk" is replaced with "Datin" instead; the wife of a Datuk holder receives a title and it is "Datin". In Brunei, only the variant spelling "Dato" is used. In Malaysia, the variant spellings "Datuk", "Dato'", "Dato" and "Datu" are used. "Datuk" is conferred by the Yang di-Pertuan Agong, the federal sovereign of Malaysia, as well as the non-royal state leaders with the exception of Penang. "Dato'" is conferred by the royal state leaders as well as the non-royal state leader of Penang. "Dato" is only conferred by the Yang di-Pertua Negeri of Sarawak for certain ranks of the Most Exalted Order of the Star of Sarawak.

"Datu" is only conferred by the Yang di-Pertua Negeri of Sarawak for the Order of Meritorious Service to Sarawak. Malay styles and titles List of orders and medals of Brunei Darussalam List of orders and medals of the states and federal territories of Malaysia

William Hayden English

William Hayden English was an American politician. He served as a U. S. Representative from Indiana and was the Democratic Party nominee for vice president in 1880. English entered politics at a young age, becoming a part of Jesse D. Bright's conservative faction of the Indiana Democratic Party. After four years in the federal bureaucracy in Washington, from 1845, he returned to Indiana and participated in the state constitutional convention of 1850, he was elected to the Indiana House of Representatives in 1851 and served as its speaker at the age of twenty-nine. After a two-year term in the state house, English represented Indiana in the federal House of Representatives for four terms from 1853 to 1861, working most notably to achieve a compromise on the admission of Kansas as a state. English remained involved in party affairs. In the American Civil War he was a War Democrat; as well as pursuing a political career, he was an businessman. He owned an opera house, was president of a bank, developed many residential properties.

English was successful in business, became one of the wealthiest men in Indiana. After nearly two decades in the private sector, English returned to political life as the Democratic nominee for vice president in 1880. English and his presidential running mate, Winfield Scott Hancock, lost narrowly to their Republican opponents, James A. Garfield and Chester A. Arthur. William Hayden English was born August 27, 1822 in Lexington, the only son of Elisha Gale English and his wife, Mahala English. Both his parents were Kentucky natives from slaveholding families of English and French Huguenot ancestry, they moved to southern Indiana in 1818. Elisha English became involved in local politics as a Democrat, serving in the state legislature as well as building a prominent business career. William English was educated in the local public schools attending Hanover College, he began to read law. In 1840, English was admitted to the bar at the age of eighteen and soon built a practice in his native Scott County.

He started early in politics as well, attending the state Democratic convention that same year and giving speeches on behalf of the Democratic presidential candidate, Martin Van Buren. From the end of 1842, English was mentored by Lieutenant Governor Jesse D. Bright, who helped him rise within Bright's faction of the party; the following year, the Indiana House of Representatives selected English as their clerk. In 1844, he worked the campaign trail, this time in the service of presidential candidate James K. Polk; as a reward, after Polk took office in 1845, he granted English a patronage appointment as a clerk in the federal Treasury Department in Washington, D. C. English held this position for four years, they married in November 1847. They had two children: Rosalind. English attended the 1848 Democratic National Convention in Baltimore, where he supported Lewis Cass, the eventual presidential nominee. With the election of the Whig Party's candidate, Zachary Taylor, to the presidency, a Whig party member replaced English at the Treasury Department.

He secured a job as clerk to the United States Senate's Claims Committee through party connections. English and his wife returned to Indiana, where he worked as secretary to the Indiana constitutional convention. Democrats were in the majority at the convention, their proposals were incorporated into the new law, including increasing the number of elective offices, guaranteeing a homestead exemption, restricting voting rights to white men. Free blacks had had suffrage in the state; the voters approved the new constitution by a large majority. In August 1851, English won his first election to the state House of Representatives; as it was the first meeting of the legislature under the 1851 constitution, English's knowledge of it contributed to his election as speaker of the House at the age of twenty-nine. The House had a Democratic majority and, at Bright's direction, English worked for the election of Graham N. Fitch, a member of Bright's faction of the party, to the U. S. Senate; the legislature chose John Pettit, instead.

Holding the office of Speaker increased English's influence throughout the state. The Democrats were victorious in the election that October, sweeping all but one House seat. English defeated his Whig opponent 55% – 45% and joined the 33rd Congress when it convened in Washington in 1853. English's time in Congress, much like the rest of his political career, can be seen as pragmatic. While he morally abhorred slavery, he condemned abolitionists and believed in the notion of “popular sovereignty,” which argued that the people of a state or territory should choose for themselves whether to have slavery, he explained his opinion in a speech in 1854: "Sir, I am a native of a free State, have no love for the institution of slavery. Aside from the moral question involved, I regard it as an injury to the State where it exists…, but sir, I never can forget that we are a confederacy of States, possessing equal rights, under our glorious Constitution. That if the people of Kentucky believe the institution of slavery would be conducive to their happiness, they have the same right to establish and maintain that we of Indiana have to reject it.

The House of Representatives convened for the 33rd Congress in December 1853. At that time, the si

Virginia State Route 662 (Fairfax County)

State Route 662 is a secondary state highway in the U. S. state of Virginia, traverses western Fairfax County. SR 662 uses three different names: Stone Road, Poplar Tree Road, Westfields Boulevard; the southern terminus of SR 662 is just south of an intersection with US 29, just west of Interstate 66. Stone Road is a four-lane highway divided by a narrow median. Stone Road passes through the "London Towne" section of Centreville, past a shopping center as it approaches Braddock Road. North of Braddock Road, SR 662 becomes Poplar Tree Road; this road curves around housing developments to the front of the Sully Station shopping center, where the name changes to Westfields Boulevard. Poplar Tree Road had been a two-lane undivided road but in spring 2013 a reconstruction and widening project was completed, it is now a four-lane divided road. SR 662 continues past the Sully Station shopping center and through an interchange with SR 28 past office parks before ending at SR 657. Approaching this T intersection northbound on SR 662, traffic for southbound SR 657 turns right while northbound SR 657 continues straight.

Westfields Boulevard is a four to six lane divided highway. Prior to 1990, SR 662 followed the southern section of Chantilly; the completion of the widening of Route 28 made Poplar Tree Road discontinuous, separating its Centreville and Chantilly sections. Westfields Boulevard had been built in the late 1980s, but the SR 662 designation was not moved onto it until nearly twenty years later; the Chantilly segment of Poplar Tree Road was renumbered in the late 2000s. The entire route is in Fairfax County