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Morgan County, Utah

Morgan County is a county in northern Utah, United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 9,469, its county seat and largest city is Morgan. Morgan County is part of the Ogden-Clearfield, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area as well as the Salt Lake City-Provo-Orem, UT Combined Statistical Area. An early route of the Hastings Cutoff ran through the Morgan Valley and down through a narrow gorge in Weber Canyon; the Donner Party avoided going through the Morgan Valley in order to speed up their journey. However, their alternate route proved more time-consuming. In 1855, Charles Sreeve Peterson and his family became the first white settlers to take up permanent residence in the Morgan Valley after cutting a road through Weber Canyon. After others began settling in the rather limited planar areas of the mountainous territory, the Utah Territory legislature acted on January 17, 1862 to form a separate county from sections partitioned off Davis, Great Salt Lake and Weber counties; the small settlement at Morgan was named the county seat.

The town was named for the father of Heber J. Grant, who would serve as president of LDS Church from 1918 until 1945; the central core of Morgan County, the narrow East Canyon valley, is ringed by mountains. In its southern portion, Main Canyon Creek flows southward from Summit County to join East Canyon Creek, which flows northward from a different portion of Summit County. At their intersection, a dam has been installed to create East Canyon Reservoir and State Park; the combined discharge from the dam flows northwestward to Morgan, where it combines with Deep Creek to discharge into the Weber River, which flows into the county from Summit and follows Lost Canyon to the Morgan Valley. The now-augmented Weber flows northwestward to Mountain Green turns west to exit the county through Weber Canyon; the terrain slopes to the north and west, with its highest point, Thurston Peak at 9,706' ASL. The county has an area of 611 square miles, of which 609 square miles is land and 1.7 square miles is water.

It is Utah's third-smallest county by land area and smallest by total area. Interstate 84 Utah State Highway U-65 Utah State Highway U-66 Utah State Highway U-158 Utah State Highway U-167Some county roads accessing the canyons are closed during winters; as of the 2000 United States Census, there were 7,129 people, 2,046 households, 1,782 families in the county. The population density was 11.7/sqmi. There were 2,158 housing units at an average density of 3.54/sqmi. The racial makeup of the county was 98.11% White, 0.04% Black or African American, 0.18% Native American, 0.15% Asian, 0.45% from other races, 1.07% from two or more races. 1.44% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. There were 2,046 households out of which 49.70% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 79.60% were married couples living together, 5.60% had a female householder with no husband present, 12.90% were non-families. 11.70% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.80% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older.

The average household size was 3.48 and the average family size was 3.81. The county population contained 37.10% under the age of 18, 9.70% from 18 to 24, 24.30% from 25 to 44, 20.20% from 45 to 64, 8.70% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 28 years. For every 100 females, there were 102.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.70 males. The median income for a household in the county was $50,273, the median income for a family was $53,365. Males had a median income of $42,350 versus $23,036 for females; the per capita income for the county was $17,684. About 3.70% of families and 5.20% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.70% of those under age 18 and 6.90% of those age 65 or over. Morgan County traditionally votes Republican. In only one national election since 1948 has the county selected the Democratic Party candidate. Morgan List of counties in Utah National Register of Historic Places listings in Morgan County, Utah Smith, Linda H..

A History of Morgan County. Salt Lake City UT: Utah State Historical Society. ISBN 978-0-913738-36-8. Official website UEN - Morgan County The Morgan County News - The Newspaper of Morgan County


Sędławki is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Bartoszyce, within Bartoszyce County, Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship, in northern Poland, close to the border with Kaliningrad Oblast in Russia. The village is the site of a well-preserved manor house, built in neoclassical style in the second half of the 19th century when the area was part of German East Prussia, it was first owned by the Puttlichs, became the residence of the Jahn family whose most notable member was Marie-Luise. The house was abandoned during the East Prussian Offensive in World War II. After the end of the Cold War, it was restored in 2000. Marie-Luise Jahn, resistance fighter Oskar Gottlieb Blarr, German composer

Naya Nepal

Produced by Equal Access Nepal, Naya Nepal is a half-hour-long interactive radio programme going on-air since May 31, 2006. At the beginning, programme issues were concentrated on impact of decade long armed conflict and discussed on root cause of conflict with special reference to change political context of Nepal. Naya Nepal radio programme goes on-air once a week through Radio Nepal, Word Space satellite channel and more than 45 FM stations across the country. Main themes of the programme are peace building, good governance, human rights, rule of law, political reform process, Constituent Assembly election, constitution building process etc; the main target groups are adult population of rural areas. In October 2005, Equal Access began implementation of “Sundar Shanta Bishal”, Beautiful Peaceful Diverse Land, with the predominant aim of utilizing radio and outreach to raise awareness across Nepal of the rising human cost of the conflict, through a combination of real ‘voices from the field’ and dramatized accounts of Nepali and international nonviolent movements conveyed via a dynamic serial drama.

Initial program design and implementation took place against a backdrop of strict media censorship. Following the crackdown on the media in the wake of the King’s takeover in February 2005, with news prohibited from broadcast, Beautiful Peaceful Diverse Land was designed to empower rural Nepalis affected by the conflict with a range of nonviolent tools to make their voices heard; the transformative events in Nepal throughout 2006 and years and the changed on ground realities of the conflict have allowed the program to address many questions for rural and urban Nepalis- that were restricted, such as discussions of democracy and corruption. As Nepal moves forward in this peace process, SSB has shifted too to better react to the changing on the ground situation, a daily reality where there is hope for a brighter future. To convey this hope for a brighter future by changing SSB’s name to “Naya Nepal”, New Nepal, showing the heartfelt optimism of a people wanting peace. 2 episodes of Naya Nepal used to be broadcast once a week.

Since February 2007 Naya Nepal focused on Women and their issues to be raised in Constituent Assembly once in a week and peace-building and governance in next episode at same week It disseminated critically needed information and education material in relation to how youth and adult population in Nepall can contribute in peace and reconciliation in transition period. But since March 2009, only one episode of Naya Nepal is broadcast once a week. Naya Nepal has supported community reporters and local FM stations in enhancing their capabilities. Naya Nepal trained a total of 10 community reporters and 12 producers of local FM stations to produce local version of Naya Nepal as well as to send community voices to the central production unit at Equal Access. Local versions of Naya Nepal were produced by 7 FM stations in Nepali language. Three FM stations produced Naya Nepal in Maithali language, one FM station in Bhojpuri languages, 1 FM station in Doteli and Tharu languages and 1 FM station is in Tamang language.

Naya Nepal has worked with many community organizations like SOLVE Nepal, General Welfare Pratisthan and Samjhauta Nepal to mobilize community reporters and to facilitate listener's club and get feedback from the listener's club. Feedbacks sent by the Listener's Club are incorporated in the radio programmes. At present, Naya Nepal is covering issues which are directly related with minorities of Nepal includes Dalit and other disadvantaged group with special reference to their issues to be incorporated in new constitution. Naya Nepal radio programme facilitated direct interaction between community and CA members in direct phone-in programme. In order to produce and disseminate Naya Nepal various donor agencies such as USAID, UNDEF, UNIFEM, Institute of Peace & Justice, International Alert, International Center for Transitional Justice, CEDPA has provided financial and technical support; the program is being produced in the theme of Judicial and Security Sector Reform in collaboration with IA in 2009.

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Shoes for Industry: The Best of the Firesign Theatre

Shoes For Industry: The Best of the Firesign Theatre is the eighteenth comedy album by the Firesign Theatre. Released in 1993 as a two-disk CD on, it is a compilation of tracks from the group's albums recorded during their Golden Age for Columbia Records. It is an expanded version of the 1976 Columbia compilation LP Forward Into The Past, containing 31 tracks comparied to the previous 18. Unlike the LP, it contains some selections from two solo albums and Bergman's TV or Not TV and Phil Austin's Roller Maidens From Outer Space, its release was ccoordinated with Back From the Shadows: The Firesign Theatre's 25th Anniversary Reunion Tour. All tracks written by the Firesign Theatre. Homepage

Talamancan montane forests

The Talamancan montane forests ecoregion, in the tropical moist broadleaf forest biome, are in montane Costa Rica and Panama in Central America. The Talamancan montane forests cover a discontinuous area of 16,300 square kilometers in Cordilleran mountains, including the Cordillera de Guanacaste, Cordillera de Tilarán, Cordillera Central, Cordillera de Talamanca, from northwestern Costa Rica to western Panama, with outliers on the Azuero Peninsula; the montane forests lie above 750 to 1500 meters elevation, up to 3000 meters elevation, where they transition to the grasslands and shrublands of the Costa Rican Páramo on the highest peaks. The montane forests are surrounded at lower elevations by lowland forests, including the Isthmian-Atlantic moist forests on the Atlantic slope, the Isthmian-Pacific moist forests to the south on the Pacific slope, the Costa Rican seasonal moist forests to the northwest; the forests are made up of evergreen trees, including many species of the Laurel family, two endemic oaks, Quercus costaricensis and Quercus copeyensis.

The forest of Talamanca is rich in biodiversity. Scientist estimate between 4 percent of the biodiversity in the world found here. In the Costa Rica's forest are 136 mammals species, in Panama 84; the typical mammals are jaguar, tapir, deer and several species of monkeys. Talamanca forest have 450 species of birds; the most endangered bird in the forest is the Harpy eagle, common on the Panama's forest. The Talamancan montane forests are one of Central America's most intact ecoregions, although the oak forests in particular have been cleared for pasture and charcoal making. Forty percent of the ecoregion is protected by national and international parks, including La Amistad Biosphere Reserve, Chirripó National Park, Braulio Carrillo National Park, Volcán Poás National Park, Rincón de la Vieja National Park, the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve. La Amistad Biosphere Reserve: Data Sheet

City Stadium (Richmond)

City Stadium is a sports stadium in Richmond, Virginia. It is owned by the City of Richmond and is located south of the Carytown district off the Downtown Expressway; the stadium was built in 1929 and seats 22,000 people. It has been used by the Richmond Kickers of the United Soccer League since 1995; the stadium was used by the University of Richmond for American football from 1929 to 2009. The University of Richmond's final home football game at the stadium was played on December 5, 2009 against Appalachian State University in the quarterfinals of the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs. From 1964 through 1967, the stadium was home to the Richmond Rebels of the Atlantic Coast Football League and the Continental Football League; the Rebels left the Continental Football League in 1967 to become the Richmond Mustangs of the United American Football League. University of Richmond Stadium served as the site of the NCAA Division I Men's Soccer Championship from 1995 to 1998; the venue broke an attendance record when 21,319 visited the semifinals of the 1995 NCAA Division I Men's Soccer Tournament, with matches between the Virginia Cavaliers and Duke Blue Devils, the Portland Pilots and Wisconsin Badgers.

For a time in the mid-2000s, the stadium hosted Virginia's high school football state championship games. The stadium was known as City Stadium until 1983, when it adopted the name University of Richmond Stadium or UR Stadium as part of an agreement, in which the University of Richmond agreed to lease the stadium for $1 per year in exchange for maintaining the facility; the facility's name reverted to City Stadium in 2010 when the University of Richmond ended its tenancy and moved its football games to its new on-campus E. Claiborne Robins Stadium. Aerial picture Information on history and groundskeeping of the stadium