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National Assembly (Tanzania)

The National Assembly of Tanzania and the President of the United Republic make up the Parliament of Tanzania. The current Speaker of the National Assembly is Job Ndugai, who presides over a unicameral assembly of 393 members; the National Assembly of Tanzania was formed as the Legislative Council of Tanzania Mainland – known as Tanganyika – in 1926. The Council was formed under a law enacted by the British Parliament called the Tanganyika Legislative Council Order and Council; the law was gazetted in Tanganyika on 18 June 1926. The Council consisted of 20 members when it was formed on 7 December 1926 under the Chairmanship of the Governor of Tanganyika, Sir Donald Cameron; the first Speaker was appointed to replace the Governor as the Chairman of the Council in 1953. The office of Speaker was first occupied on 1 November 1953. In 1958, the Council got a few elected representatives for the first time; this was the first election allowed in the colony. Of the three political parties which participated in the elections, namely Tanganyika African Union, United Tanganyika Party and African National Congress, only TANU won in some constituencies, thus becoming the first party to have elected members on the Council.

Second elections for positions on the Council were held in 1960. These elections were part of the preparations being made to make Tanganyika an independent nation. All members appointed by the Governor were abolished and the people of Tanganyika were allowed to elect all members of the Council. In the same year, the name of the Council was changed to Legislative Assembly; the changes made in this year were constitutionally necessary so as to allow the President of Tanganyika to give assent to all laws passed instead of the Queen of the United Kingdom. The Parliament – the National Assembly and the President of the United Republic - obtains its mandate and functions from Chapter 3 of the Constitution of the United Republic of Tanzania; the Constitution contains Articles that grant for the establishment and functions of the Parliament. The Parliament has powers to deal with both Union and non-Union issues which are not in the scope of the Zanzibar Government, it is responsible for passing laws. It scrutinizes the actions of the Executive arm of the Government.

Article 66 of the Constitution of Tanzania outlines the following categories of members: List of Speakers of the National Assembly of Tanzania Politics of Tanzania Zanzibar House of Representatives Official website

Business routes of Interstate 96

There have been six business routes of Interstate 96 in the US state of Michigan. There are two business loops designated Business Loop Interstate 96: one through Lansing and one through Howell. Both follow the old route of US Highway 16, with appropriate connections to I-96. There are three former business spurs that were designated Business Spur Interstate 96. One connected to the carferry docks in Muskegon, running concurrently with part of Business US 31 along former US 16, but it has been eliminated; the second spur ran into downtown Portland until it was decommissioned in 2007. Two routes in the Detroit area—a loop through Farmington and a spur into Detroit—both using Grand River Avenue, meeting at the temporary end of I-96 near Purdue Avenue, were eliminated when I-96 was moved to the completed Jeffries Freeway in 1977; the Farmington business route is still state-maintained as an unsigned highway, while the Detroit business route remained unsigned until it was decommissioned in 2016 and replaced by an extension of M-5.

Business Spur Interstate 96 was a business spur of I-96 in the Muskegon area. It was the route of US 16 from the carferry docks in Muskegon to the end of I-96 in Norton Shores; the spur ran concurrently with M-46 southeasterly from the docks along Sixth Street. At the intersections with the one-way pairing of Webster Avenue and Muskegon Avenue in downtown Muskegon, BS I-96 separated from M-46 and turned southward to follow Bus. US 31 while M-46 turned northward along Bus. US 31. From there, BS I-96/Bus. US 31 ran southwesterly along the one-way pair for a few blocks before the two directions of traffic merged onto the north–south section of Seaway Drive southwest of downtown; the business route ran due south along Seaway Drive, exiting Muskegon at Sherman Drive and crossing onto a section of the Norton Shores–Muskegon Heights city line. South of Norton Avenue, Seaway Drive turned eastward along the southern edge of Muskegon Heights. BS I-96/Bus. US 31 crossed the Black Creek in Norton Shores. Southwest of the lake, the business route came to an end at the interchange along US 31 that marked the western starting point of I-96.

When the state highway system was first signposted in 1919, the east–west highway from Grand Haven through Nunica to Detroit was assigned the M-16 designation. By 1934, a state highway numbered M-126 was designated between Muskegon and Nunica, this was replaced by a rerouted US 16 in 1940. On December 12, 1962, the freeway, now I-96 was completed across the state of Michigan from Muskegon to the Detroit area. After this completion, US 16 was decommissioned. West of Grand Rapids, the freeway was I-196, the route of former US 16 past the end of the freeway to the ferry dock was numbered BS I-196; the freeway was redesignated I-96 on October 21, 1963, BS I-196 became BS I-96 thereafter. In 1970, the SS Milwaukee Clipper across Lake Michigan ceased to run. In 1984, the section of BS I-96 / M-46 between the ferry Bus. US 31 was turned over to local control; the BS I-96 designation was removed from its concurrency with Bus. US 31, M-46 was truncated to end at its other junction with Bus. US 31. Major intersections The entire highway was in Muskegon County.

Business Spur Interstate 96 was a business spur of I-96 through the city of Portland. The western terminus was at the corner of Grand River Kent Street in downtown Portland. From there the highway followed Grand River Avenue eastward through downtown and past businesses parallel to the Looking Glass River. East of downtown, the spur turned southeasterly past another commercial area; the highway's eastern terminus was at exit 77 south of the city. When the state highway system was first signposted in 1919, the east–west highway across the Lower Peninsula through Portland to Detroit was assigned the M-16 designation, This was redesignated US 16 in 1926; the section of US 16 through Portland was decommissioned on March 7, 1960. It would remain under local control until the first quarter-mile section was transferred to state control on September 18, 1978; the route was first marked on state highway maps in 1982 along a quarter. It was transferred back to local control on October 31, 2007. Major intersections The entire highway was in Ionia County.

Business Loop Interstate 96 is a business loop of I-96 through the city of Lansing. The western terminus is at I-96's exit 90 northwest of Lansing in Watertown Township in Clinton County near the I-96/I-69 junction. From there, it follows Grand River Avenue under I-96. East of I-96, BL I-96 intersects Francis Road, which provides access to I-69, passes under I-69. Grand River Avenue is three lanes, one in each direction divided by a central turn lane, runs past light industrial areas, crossing into Lansing and Eaton County near the Capital Region International Airport; the area around the airport is commercial, but east of there North Grand River Avenue runs through residential neighborhoods. Near the intersection with Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard, the business loop runs along the Grand River and BL I-96 turns eastward on North Street to an interchange with Cedar and Larch streets; the business loop splits onto the one-way pairing of the three-lane Cedar and Larch. As it runs southward, the highway runs parallel to the Grand River through Old Town Lansing.

At Oakland Avenue and Saginaw Avenue, BL I-96 intersects the two one-way streets that carry BL I-69. It continues south th

Sheppard Pratt at Ellicott City

Sheppard Pratt at Ellicott City. Is a private psychiatric hospital located in Ellicott City, Maryland, it has a 20-bed adult unit, an 18-bed co-occurring disorders unit, an 18-bed crisis stabilization unit, a 22-bed adolescent unit, an adult day hospital. The hospital is owned and operated by the Towson, Maryland based Sheppard Pratt Health System Prior to its purchase by Sheppard Pratt the facility was known as Taylor Manor, one of only a dozen owned psychiatric facilities in the nation. In 1907 Taylor Manor started as the Patapsco Manor Sanitarium built on property along New Cut road in Ellicott City owned by Dr. Rushmore White; the twenty person facility suffered a fire in 1923. In 1939 the facility was run as the Pinel Clinic. Taylor operated Taylor's Furniture on Main Street. In 1948 the facility expanded to 48 beds, in 1968 it expanded to 151 beds; the modern architecture circular rotunda stands out at the center of campus. Operated by Dr. Irving J. Taylor, Dr. Bruce T. Taylor in 1979, who served as medical director and chief executive officer, Taylor Manor covered more than 70 acres in Ellicott City Maryland.

The Ayrd library is named after Taylor Manor Hospital Psychiatric Award winner Frank J. Ayrd; the campus property has been subdivided by the Taylor family. The southern portion became sections were sold for housing; the campus acreage totaled 55 acres in 2000. By 2000, Taylor Manor had an operating loss of $1.1 million a year on $15.8 million in revenues. In 2001 Taylor manor's programs were absorbed into the 1500 employee Sheppard Pratt system. In 2006 Grassroots crisis intervention center operated a 33-bed homeless shelter on the campus while expanding their facilities at Atholton High School. In 1966, Taylor Manor started the first psychiatric treatment program in Maryland for adolescents. Dr. Irving Taylor collaborated with on-site research into the drug Thorazine becoming the first to use anti-psychotic medicine on patients. In 1983 Robert L Custer took gambling research from Ohio to Taylor Manor to create a Gambling addiction treatment center, he summarized that gambling addicts had a fear of dying and included a treatment plan that included repaying gambling debts.

Adult Psychiatry Child and adolescent psychiatry Frank J Ayd – Pioneer in psychopharmacotherapy. Ron Franklin The Sheppard and Enoch Pratt Hospital Chestnut Lodge Rockville Maryland. Affective Disorders Reassessed—1983 Frank J. Ayd, Irving J. Taylor, Bruce T. Taylor


IDEC SPORT is a racing sailing trimaran designed for transoceanic record-setting. She is one of the world's fastest ocean-going sailing vessels and the current holder of the Jules Verne Trophy for circumnavigation of the world, she was skippered by French yachtsman Franck Cammas, with a crew of ten and sponsored by the French insurance company Groupama. She is skippered by Françis Joyon. Groupama 3 was built by Multiplast in Vannes, France. Groupama 3 was launched on June 7, 2006, she was the transatlantic record holder between 2007 and 2009. During a first attempt for the Jules Verne Trophy in 2008, Groupama 3 capsized off the coast of New-Zealand, she was repaired in France and went for another attempt in 2009. Damage to the port hull led to the attempt being called off after 11 days, the boat limped into Cape Town for repairs, she returned to France, set off again on January 31, 2010. On March 20, 2010, Groupama 3 became the fastest boat to sail around the world and set a record of 48 days, 7 hours 44 minutes and 52 seconds improving on Orange II's performance in 2005 by more than 2 days.

She lost the record on January 2012, to Banque Populaire V, a larger trimaran. In 2010, she was retrofitted for single handed racing to take part of the transatlantic race Route du Rhum. In November 2010, Groupama 3 won the French single handed transatlantic race Route du Rhum, with Frank Cammas at the helm in 9 days and 14 hours, averaging 16.14 knots. She was bought by French Bank Banque Populaire to take part of 2014 Route du Rhum, which she won with skipper Loïck Peyron. In November 2014, Banque Populaire VII won Route du Rhum again, with Loick Peyron in 7 days and 15 hours, beating the record by 2 hours and 10 minutes. In 2015, French yachtsman Francis Joyon's sponsor IDEC announced. Under this new ownership the boat was first leased for six months by Renaud Laplanche, the CEO of Lending Club; the boat was restored from her shortened mast single handed configuration to a full crew configuration and named Lending Club 2. Lending Club 2 set a new cross Channel record and a new Transpac record.

In September 2015 the boat was handed over to the IDEC sport team who set a new circumnavigation record in 2017. Route du Rhum 2018, Francis Joyon set a new record in 7 d 14 h 21 min and 47 seconds for his seventh participation. Jules Verne Trophy, 48 days, 7 hours 44 minutes and 52 seconds. Trans-Mediterranean, 458 miles, in 17 hours 8 minutes 23 seconds, 16 May 2009 with an average speed of 26.04 knots. Route of the discovery, 3884 miles, in 7 days 10 hours 58 minutes 53 seconds, 4 June 2007, with an average speed of 21.7 knots. Miami-New York, 947 miles, in 1 day 11 hours 5 minutes and 20 seconds, 4 June 2007, with an average speed of 27 knots. Transatlantic record, in 4 days 3 hours 57 minutes 54 seconds, with an average speed of 29.81 knots, in 2007. The record passed to Pascal Bidegorry on Banque Populaire V in August 2009. 24 hour distance record on 20 July 2007 during their transatlantic attempt, held the record until it was bettered by Pascal Bidegorry on Banque Populaire V in August 2009.

Jules Verne Trophy, 40 days, 23 hours 30 minutes and 30 seconds. Circumnavigation List of circumnavigations List of large sailing yachts 2019The IDEC SPORT official site


WKGC is a radio station licensed to Southport, United States. The station serves Florida area; the station was owned by Gulf Coast State College. WKGC began broadcasting in 1957 as WTHR, a popular music and weather station, operated until 1962, when it went dark; this lasted for three years, until Don McCoy helped launch WGNE once again as a popular music station, starting on 25 June 1965. Due to newfound success, in 1971, WGNE-FM went on the air, which proved more successful for the station than the AM signal had. Both stations were soon sold to Janus Broadcasting in the 1970s, but still aired the same pop music format. In early 1982, Janus Broadcasting donated the radio station to Gulf Coast State College to supplement WKGC-FM, its callsigns were changed accordingly; this sale led to the WKGC cluster being the first college radio station available in both AM and FM. Due to the extensive damage of Hurricane Michael, the station has been silent since October 10, 2018. In March 2019, Omni Broadcasting filed a $5,000 deal to buy the station.

Omni owns WTKP, another station in the Panama City market. WKGC official website Query the FCC's AM station database for WKGC Radio-Locator Information on WKGC Query Nielsen Audio's AM station database for WKGC

Super Mario Maker

Super Mario Maker is a side-scrolling platform game and game creation system developed and published by Nintendo for the Wii U home video game console, which released worldwide in September 2015. Players are able to play their own custom courses, based on Super Mario Bros.. Super Mario Bros. 3, Super Mario World and New Super Mario Bros. U, share them online, download and play courses designed by other players. Super Mario Maker received positive reviews upon its release, with reviewers praising the game's user interface and course editing tools. By May 2016, over seven million courses had been created by players worldwide, played over 600 million times. An adapted port of the game for the Nintendo 3DS, titled Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS, was released in December 2016. A sequel, Super Mario Maker 2, was released for the Nintendo Switch in June 2019. Super Mario Maker is a video game which allows players to create their own levels from the Super Mario series, publish those courses to the Internet for other players to experience.

Players can base their courses on the gameplay, visual style of Super Mario Bros. Super Mario Bros. 3, Super Mario World, New Super Mario Bros. U, which all share the physics of the latter; the gameplay mechanics and enemy behavior varies between the game modes. Some elements are limited to specific game styles while others can be added to game styles that did not have them in the original game, such as Boos in Super Mario Bros. In addition to traditional Mario elements such as Goombas, warp pipes and power ups, players are able to manipulate the behavior of various elements in unique ways. For example, they can stack enemies, have hazards come out of question blocks and warp pipes, use shells as protective helmets, make cannons emit any chosen objects; these combinations are possible because editing tools in the game work in tandem with one another. Players can enlarge an enemy by giving it a Super Mushroom, grant an enemy the ability to fly by giving it wings, combine different attributes, more.

The Soundfrog adds audiovisual effects to particular locations, including microphone-recorded sounds, though user-generated sounds are removed from uploaded courses. Editing elements are introduced over a course of nine days, with new elements unlocking as the player spends more time creating courses; the Mystery Mushroom, which can only be used in the Super Mario Bros. theme, dresses Mario in one of about 150 costumes. A Mystery Mushroom has the same effects as a Super Mushroom, except Costume Mario is the same size as Small Mario; each of these costumes can be unlocked by playing through the 100 Mario Challenge, clearing special Event Courses, or by scanning a corresponding Amiibo figurine. Additionally, the 8-bit Mario Amiibo figurine adds a Big Mushroom that makes Mario giant while making enemies look like Mario, with hats and mustaches. Once the user is able to reach the end of their own newly created course, that course is allowed to be published to the online Course World. There, all players can browse and play various user-generated courses, or participate in the 100 Mario Challenge, where they can play through a set of randomly selected user-created courses with 100 lives.

Its difficulty levels are Easy, Normal and Super Expert. Alternatively, players can play the 10 Mario Challenge, where they play a selection of the game's pre-made courses with only 10 lives. Players are limited in the number of courses they can upload online, but by receiving stars from other players, they can earn medals which allow them to upload more courses. Before developing Super Mario Maker, Nintendo had explored the concept of a video game editor in the 1990s. Super Mario Maker was conceived as a tool by Nintendo's internal development team, to be used only within the company; the team, however realized the tool's potential as a game and pitched the idea to senior game designer Takashi Tezuka. Meanwhile, Tezuka had been wanting to make a Wii U follow-up to Mario Paint that utilizes the Wii U GamePad. Upon seeing the Mario Maker tool however, Tezuka realized that a course-making tool was more marketable than a mere art program, he noted to Polygon that building courses is "not as difficult or out of reach as drawing is" but that he "was inspired to bring the fun of Mario Paint into this course editor".

The game was directed by Yosuke Oshino, who worked as a programmer on Pikmin, Pikmin 2 and New Super Mario Bros. Wii; the game's soundtrack was arranged by Koji Kondo, Naoto Kubo and Asuka Hayazaki. The game was announced at E3 2014. Although first revealed via Nintendo's E3 Presentation on June 10, rumors of the title began earlier that month after a photo was taken of Nintendo's incomplete trade show booth which prominently featured the title. Prior to release Nintendo allowed customers to play Mario Maker at Best Buy stores across North America on June 17 and 20, 2015; the game was demonstrated under a new name, Super Mario Maker, on June 14, 2015, during the final round of the Nintendo World Championships event preceding E3 2015. The four courses created by Nintendo Treehouse for the Championships are available to play in the final game. Nintendo partnered with Facebook to host a special "hackathon" event. 150 Facebook employees were tasked with constructing courses using Super Mario Maker, the winning team was given the opportunity to create a course to be featured in the game on its launch.

Several notable video game designers showcased courses they had