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Norton, Virginia

Norton is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 3,958, making it the least populous city in Virginia, along with the westernmost; the Bureau of Economic Analysis combines the city of Norton with surrounding Wise County for statistical purposes. The settlement was known as "Prince's Flats," but in a bid to convince the Louisville and Nashville Railroad to build a depot there, the town was renamed after the current head of the railroad, Mr. Eckstein Norton. Part of the Wilderness Trail blazed by Daniel Boone, extensively mapped and settled by Christopher Gest, Norton was a central hub for the timber trade until the coal boom of the 1930-40's; the Hotel Norton is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. From 2006–2012, Norton had the highest rate of prescriptions for opioid pills in the United States. On average, 306 opioid pills per person, per year, were prescribed in Norton. Norton City Schools is the school division of the city, operating John I. Burton High School and Norton Elementary and Middle School.

Norton is located at 36 ° 56 ′ 12 ″ N 82 ° 37 ′ 31 ″ W, along the Guest Rivers. The entire area of Norton is not a part of the county. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 7.5 square miles all of, land. US 23 US 58 Alt; as of the census of 2000, there were 3,904 people, 1,730 households, 1,067 families residing in the city. The population density was 518.5 people per square mile. There were 1,946 housing units at an average density of 258.4 per square mile. The racial makeup of the city was 91.57% White, 6.15% Black, 0.08% Native American, 1.00% Asian, 0.13% Pacific Islander, 0.18% from other races, 0.90% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.87% of the population. There were 1,730 households out of which 26.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.0% were married couples living together, 15.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 38.3% were non-families. 34.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.3% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older.

The average household size was 2.23 and the average family size was 2.88. In the city, the population was spread out with 21.8% under the age of 18, 10.2% from 18 to 24, 27.3% from 25 to 44, 25.4% from 45 to 64, 15.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females, there were 81.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 78.5 males. The median income for a household in the city was $22,788, the median income for a family was $30,889. Males had a median income of $30,000 versus $23,229 for females; the per capita income for the city was $16,024. About 19.1% of families and 22.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 35.7% of those under age 18 and 12.1% of those age 65 or over. Dock Boggs – musician and songwriter Vernon Crawford "Jack" Cooke – bluegrass musician City of Norton

Me and My Town

"Me and My Town" is the 96th episode of the ABC television series, Desperate Housewives. It is the ninth episode of the show's fifth season and aired on November 30, 2008. Gabrielle Solis goes to the hospital to visit Carlos and she is informed there's a bone fragment impinging on his optic nerve and Carlos could restore his vision in a month if it is removed. Carlos and Gaby are thrilled, but Gaby is nervous about how she will look when Carlos can see. Gaby is seen crying on the porch to Susan, who thinks Gaby should be thrilled not sad. Edie tells her to stop whining as she's got a month to diet and exercise. However, Gaby's new quest for healthy food gets pushback from her daughters; the surgeon had a cancellation and they can fit Carlos in this Friday. Gaby tries to convince Carlos to postpone his surgery but Carlos insists to be done as scheduled. Gaby tells him that night to be prepared that she is no longer as beautiful as she was, he says he's told her he will always think she's beautiful as he reminiscent their night of their proposal.

Katherine brought Mike cookies and he realizes she hasn't told Susan yet about their relationship, as she is looking for the right time. Katherine walks out and runs into Susan, who says Jackson is just getting a few stitches and wonders who Katherine is visiting. Susan wonders where the cookies came from. Mike refused to answer her question. Susan explains she's upset that a friend of hers is dating Mike. Katherine is uncomfortable throughout the conversation. Susan discovers Katherine is the one who send Mike cookies and stalks out. Katherine apologizes but to no avail. Susan confronts Bree, who says she didn't think it was her place to tell Susan and that Katherine should tell her. Susan says that's not not telling is the same thing as lying to her face. Bree tells Susan that she's mad at herself for letting her marriage fall apart during a rough patch, since she still loves Mike. Susan wonders what she's supposed to do, Bree says move on. Susan calls Katherine after that to approve Mike's relationship.

Bree is chatting with the doctor who says Orson should be released today and she discovers that he is snoring loudly due to the injury to his septum. The doctor says. However, Orson objects to do the surgery, she says it's necessary as she's under a lot of stress with the launch of her book. Orson begs Bree to let him sleep in his bed by promising not to snore. To prevent snoring, he puts sleeping pills in Bree's; as he brings her the tea, she tells him that she took a sleeping pill. He grabs the tea back from her; the next morning Orson intercepts a call from Andrew at the department store, where Bree was supposed to be ten minutes for the cooking demonstration. As she and Orson rush about she drinks the tea, still on her bedside table. Bree acts goofy. In the doctor's office, Bree says; the doctor senses Orson is apprehensive. Bree says he's terrified but she doesn't care, since he owes her one, she explains about the balance of power in a marriage but the doctor doesn't understand. The doctor calls his lover and makes them promise that they won't grow into one of those couples that makes each other crazy.

His lover, Andrew, replies that he made him crazy. The cops ask Tom and Lynette a few more questions while Tom is getting his injuries treated regarding the fight between the club owner Schilling and Porter. Lynette denies. In the Scavo house Lynette admits to Tom, she says she heard him doesn't know what happened next. Lynette says they will protect their son if he killed six people. Lynette visits Anne Schilling at the hospital and tells her that her husband is blaming Porter. Anne says. Lynette hands Anne a big wad of cash in an envelope to send Anne away. Lynette drops off Anne at the bus station. Lynette tells her to not contact Porter when the baby comes. Lynette and Tom will do. Anne admits that she leaves. Lynette asks Porter if he burned down the club and he replies that he didn't do it. Porter asks whether she knows Anne's whereabouts, Lynette tells him that she doesn't know. Meanwhile, Dave is stopped by a couple of cops to ask a few questions about the fire; the police say they know it was arson and that the body in the storage room is as yet unidentifiable.

They tell him he's a hero and he should be proud of himself. Dave goes to visit Mike. Mike wants to thank him for saving his life. Dave asks him to become his brother since he had lost one. Dave is watching news about the fire and found out that the death toll has risen to 7. Edie is worried that Dave is obsessed and says she heard the police are looking at Porter Scavo as she's always thought Porter was trouble. In the end of the episode, Dave walks up to the cops and explains he remembered seeing Porter coming out from back near the storage room on the night of the fire. French: Le début de ses souffrances German: Arme Seelen Hebrew: אני והעיר שלי Hungarian: Hamu és vér Italian: Vite allo specchio Spanish: Mi ciudad y yo Greek: Εγώ και η πόλη μου The title is taken from a song written by St

USS Viking (SP-3314)

The second USS Viking was a United States Navy patrol vessel in service from 1918 to 1919. Viking was built in 1915 as the motorboat Caesar by the U. S. Navy and sold to civilian owner soon afterwards without seeing any naval service. Caesar was renamed Viking while under private ownership, she operated at Norfolk, while in private use. On 5 September 1918, the U. S. Navy inspected Viking for possible naval service, on 24 September 1918 acquired her from her owner, Mrs. E. S. Wood, for use as a section patrol boat during World War I, she served as USS Viking in a non-commissioned status. Assigned to the 5th Naval District, Viking operated in the vicinity of Norfolk on patrol duties, at least through the end of World War I. On 2 February 1919, the United States Secretary of the Navy authorized the Commandant of the 5th Naval District to dispose of Viking as junk, she was stricken from the Navy List on 19 February 1919 and sold on 20 February 1919. This article incorporates text from the public domain Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships.

The entry can be found here. Department of the Navy Naval History and Heritage Command Online Library of Selected Images: Civilian Ships: Viking. Named Caesar. Served in the Navy in 1918-1919 as Viking NavSource Online: Section Patrol Craft Photo Archive Viking

Ahmet Burak Erdo─čan

Ahmet Burak Erdoğan is a Turkish businessman, the owner of MB Denizcilik, the eldest son of Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, the President of Turkey. Ahmet Burak Erdoğan was born in Istanbul on 4 July 1979, the son of Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and his wife Emine Erdoğan, educated at İmam Hatip school, he has a bachelor's degree from Istanbul Bilgi University. As with all his siblings, his higher education was paid for by Remzi Gür, a Turkish textile entrepreneur and friend of the Erdoğan family. In 2013, Ynetnews reported that one of MB's ships, 95-metre Safran-1 had travelled several times between Turkish and Israeli ports despite the poor relations between the two countries, that in the Turkish Parliament, opposition MPs had asked his father: "Has your son been exempted from the trade embargo against Israel? Is it ethical? What share of the volume of trade with Israel did the ship owned by your son take?" Ynetnews noted that no formal trade embargo had existed except for arms sales. Erdoğan co-founded MB Denizcilik, a company incorporated in Turkey with Mecit Çetinkaya, a "veteran shipowner" who owns the company Manta Denizcilik.

In November 2013, MB bought a sixth ship, built in China for over $20 million and with a capacity of 91,000 tons, to add to the existing five ships, Safran 1, Sakarya, G. İnebolu and Bosna that it owns. The acquisition of Pretty doubled the company's shipping capacity. In 2015, Aydınlık reported that Erdoğan now owned 99% of MB and that MB owned tankers worth US$80 million. In 1998, the Turkish classical music singer Sevim Tanürek died in Istanbul after a period in intensive care after being hit by a car driven by Erdoğan, who did not have a driving licence and fled the scene. Erdoğan received no punishment. In 2001, Erdoğan married Sema Ketenci, the daughter of Osman Ketenci

Tocal, Queensland

Tocal was a rural locality in the Longreach Region, Australia. It was amalgamated into the locality of Longreach. In the 2016 census, Tocal had a population of 14 people. In January 2019, it was decided to reduce the number of localities within Longreach Region by amalgamating the localities to the north and west of the town of Longreach into the locality of Longreach; the localities amalgamated were: Camoola, Ernestina, Morella and Vergemont. As a consequence of this amalgamation, the Longreach Region has only three localities: Longreach and Isisford. Map of Tocal prior to the 2019 amalgamation

Million Roses

"Dāvāja Māriņa meitenei mūžiņu" is a Latvian song composed by Raimonds Pauls with lyrics by Leons Briedis. It was performed at the 1981 Mikrofona aptauja by Līga Kreicberga; the song is one of Pauls's most popular ones. It has been covered by several artists, most notably by Russian Alla Pugacheva in 1982 with lyrics by Andrei Voznesensky as "Million Scarlet Roses". Pugacheva's cover was written by Andrei Voznesensky as "Million Scarlet Roses", Voznesensky drew inspiration for the Russian lyrics from the life of Georgian painter Niko Pirosmani who once filled with flowers a square of a hotel where a French actress whom he had affection over was staying; the song is the opening and title track of Pugacheva's album of the same name released in Japan in 1983. Numerous further covers are lyrically based on Andrei Voznesensky lyrics: 1984: Finnish singer Vera Telenius 1984: Finnish singer Katri Helena 1984: Finnish singer Pirjo Suojanen 1984: Hungarian singer Kata Csongrádi 1987: Finnish/Swedish singer Arja Saijonmaa 1988: Finnish band Santa Lucia 1997: Korean singer Shim Soobong 1997: Russian singer Sergei Dikiy 2001: Latvian/German singer Larisa Mondrusa 2003: Russian/Swedish singer Elena Ermanova 2006: Finnish singer Eero Aven 2006: Vietnamese singer Gia Huy 2008: Iranian singer Farzaneh 2009: Polish singer Magda Niewińska 2013: Ukrainian singer Ani Lorak 2014: Vietnamese singer Hong Nhung Japanese singer Tokiko Kato 2019: Japanese enka singer Kiyoshi Hikawa Latvian a cappella band Cosmos Matti ja Teppo 2018: Egor Kreed 2011: The song was performed live by Ance Krauze at an event celebrating Raimonds Pauls's 75th birthday.

Korean band Infinity of Sound. Lyrics performance