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Salt Lake County, Utah

Salt Lake County is a county in the U. S. state of Utah. As of the 2010 United States Census, the population was 1,029,655, making it the most populous county in Utah, its county seat and largest city is the state capital. The county was created in 1850. Salt Lake County is the 37th most populated county in the United States and is one of four counties in the Rocky Mountains to make it into the top 100. Salt Lake County occupies the Salt Lake Valley, as well as parts of the surrounding mountains, the Oquirrh Mountains to the west and the Wasatch Range to the east. In addition, the northwestern section of the county includes part of the Great Salt Lake; the county is noted for its ski resorts. Salt Lake County is the central county of the Salt Lake City metropolitan area; this area was occupied for thousands of years by cultures of indigenous peoples. The future Salt Lake County area was settled by European Americans in 1847 when Mormon pioneers of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints fled religious persecution in the East.

They arrived in the Salt Lake Valley after descending what settlers called Emigration Canyon. Brigham Young, their leader, declared "This is the place" after seeing the valley. Compared to eastern regions, it seemed unpromising to some of the migrants. Settlers used extensive irrigation to develop agriculture and the flourishing, self-sufficient city, known as Great Salt Lake City. Thousands of Mormons joined them in the next several decades; the county was organized on January 31, 1850, with more than 11,000 residents recorded. The initial territorial settlement was in Great Salt Lake City proper, but Brigham Young desired to secure a substantial population base across the then-uninhabited Great Basin, so he soon asked members to resettle farther out from the central point, they declared themselves a state in hopes of gaining admittance to the Union, to assure the nascent state would grow uniformly, they named an as-yet-unbuilt settlement in mid-state as the state's capital. The idea of statehood for the new area was tossed aside by the federal government, the area was declared a territory in September 1850 – the Utah Territory.

Construction of the capitol building in Fillmore was completed in 1855, so the territorial legislature traveled to the small community for their first session there. It was to be their last, as they chose to meet in Great Salt Lake City the following year, in 1857 formally voted to make Salt Lake City the capital of the Territory. In 1858, when the Utah Territory was declared in rebellion, the federal government sent troops to install a new governor and keep watch over the area; the government transition was made peacefully the troops set up Camp Floyd to the south in Utah County. In 1862, Fort Douglas was established on the eastern bench, near the current site of the University of Utah, as the federal government wanted to ensure loyalty of the territory during the American Civil War. Patrick Edward Connor, the leader of the garrison at Fort Douglas, was anti-Mormon, he sent out parties to scout for mineral resources in the nearby mountains, hoping to encourage non-Mormons to settle in the territory.

During the late 19th century, mines were established in the Wasatch mountains, most notably around Alta. Exploiting the mineral wealth was difficult until the Utah Central Railroad was constructed and reached this area in 1870. In the Oquirrh Mountains, the Bingham Canyon Mine, which contains vast deposits of copper and silver, was developed as the most productive of the county's mines; the mine, located in the southwest portion of the county, attracted thousands of workers to the narrow canyon. At its peak, the city of Bingham Canyon contained 20,000 residents, all crowded along the steep walls of the canyon, natural disasters were a frequent occurrence. By the early 20th century, most of the mines in the county had closed. However, the Bingham Canyon Mine kept on expanding. In the early 21st century, it is among the largest open-pit mines in the world. After the railroad came to the county, the population began to expand more and non-Mormons began to settle in Salt Lake City. During the early 20th century, heavy industry came to the valley as well.

Local and interurban trolley systems were built covering the more urban northeastern quarter of the valley. The city dismantled the trolley system by 1945. Throughout the late 19th and early 20th centuries, the east side of the valley began to be more densely settled. In 1942, Kearns Army Air Base, a large military installation developed for World War II, was located in what is now Kearns and Taylorsville on the western side of the valley. After the camp was closed in 1946, the land was sold for private development. Rapid postwar residential settlement of the area began; the federal government established other major defensive installations along the Wasatch Front and in the Great Salt Lake Desert during World War II, which stimulated the economy and brought more people to the area, establishing Utah as a major military center that benefited from federal investment. In the nationwide suburban boom of the late 1940s, 1950s, early 1960s, such cities as South Salt Lake, Murray and much of the east side of the valley grew rapidly.

In common with other industrialized cities, Salt Lake City faced inner-city decay in the 1960s, when residents moved t

Micah Hauptman

Micah A. Hauptman is an American film and television actor, known for playing the lead role of David Gallo in the film In Stereo, August Hardwicke in the film Parker, real-life character David Breashears in Everest. In 2013, Hauptman played August Hardwicke, a gang-member in the action-thriller Parker along with Jason Statham and Jennifer Lopez. In 2015, Hauptman appeared as guest in the fifth season of the Showtime's drama series Homeland, he played the role of Mills, a CIA tech, he played the lead role as David Gallo in the romantic comedy film In Stereo along with Beau Garrett. Mel Rodriguez III directed the film, which released on July 2015 by Circus Road Films. Hauptman played the real-life documentary filmmaker and mountaineer David Breashears in the disaster adventure-thriller film Everest, along with Jason Clarke, Josh Brolin, Jake Gyllenhaal. Baltasar Kormákur directed the film, released on September 18, 2015 by Universal Pictures. Micah Hauptman on IMDb

Halla Diyab

Dr. Halla Diyab is British Libyan-born award-winning screenwriter, producer, broadcaster and TV commentator on British media and has appeared on Channel 4 News, BBC Newsnight, RT, CNN, Sky News, Channel 5 News, ITV Central, Al-Jazeera English, STV Scotland Tonight and BBC Radio 4, she is an author and analyst at The Jamestown Foundation monthly subscription-based "Militant Leadership Monitor". Diyab is a columnist at al-Arabiya English News, writing on Syria, ISIS and Middle East political affairs, she has written several successful Arab soap operas and produced several documentaries which have been aired across the Middle East and the UK, have featured in international film festivals. She worked as a TV presenter on Rotana Cinema TV Channel co-hosting the Egyptian talk show Lady of Ladies as well as holding a regular guest spot on Egypt's Hala Sarhan Show, she hosted a weekly talk show from London on ANB TV in London. She hosted Syria on the Table TV talk show series. Diyab was listed in Aliqtisadi Magazine as one of the most influential women in Syria for 2011.

She was profiled in the "Women Like Us" exhibition. She is the Founder and the Director of Liberty Media Productions which focuses on cross-cultural issues between Britain and the Middle East. Diyab is a public speaker who spoke at the House of Commons, the Spectator Debate, Leicester National Interfaith Week, Uniting for Peace and London's Frontline Club; as well as working in the British media, she has worked in Libya, Saudi Arabia, Syria and is an expert on the Middle East and Islamic culture. Graduated with a PhD in Drama on Crossing the margin: minorities and marginality in the drama of Tennessee Williams from the University of Leicester, BA and MA in Gender and Women Studies from the University of Warwick, she has an outstanding academic record with an Award for Best Presentation in the Area of Business, Social Science and Arts at the University of Leicester Postgraduate Festival in June 2006. Dr Diyab is a published author as her latest book "Crossing the Margin" was published by LAP Lambert Academic Publishing in October 2012.

In 2005 Diyab was commissioned to write Beautiful Maidens. The title was derived from the 72 beautiful virgins; the series was about the perpetrators of a suicide bombing in Saudi Arabia. It generated high viewing figures and mass media interest, she wrote a 30-episode television drama. The title is from a passage in the Koran; this series breaks of taboos on a range of contentious topics such as homosexuality, extremism and physical abuse, the burqa and the French ban on face covering. The show follows a woman who moves to France from the Middle East and what her life is like without the burka. Ma Malakat Aymanukum received high viewing figures. After Beautiful Maidens aired Diyab became a target for clerics and scholars who accused her of insulting Islam. Before the release of Ma Malakat Aymanukum unsuccessful attempts were made to persuade the Syrian government to ban her work. Diyab has been accused of atheism and her private life was investigated by religious leaders. Sheikh Said Ramadan al-Bouti claimed that God was withholding rain as a punishment to the nation for her work.

She received further opposition during an interview on London-based Arabic TV channel Alhiwar in October 2010. In response, she stated, "I feel marginalized and I am always under fire in the Middle East media because of my liberal views and because I strive to break the boundaries. Religious scholars want to silence the voice of women and they play the role of politicians in the Middle East." She has been outspoken about the burka. In addition to writing Ma Malakat Aymanukum, she has expressed personal views on the clothing item, she believes. She sees the burka as a barrier to women achieving the equality. Diyab was approached twice by former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi over media projects. In 2007 they discussed a film; the film was to be called "Dhulm: Years of Torment". She described Gaddafi as "ruthless and intimidating". After agreeing to write the film and completing the script, the film was dropped due to a change in the diplomatic situation with Italy. In 2010 she was asked to produce a documentary on the late leader's life, however she declined the project claiming that it would "affect credibility".

In June 2006, Diyab was awarded Best Presentation Award in the area of Business, Social Science and Arts at the University of Leicester Postgraduate Festival, an annual academic research festival celebrates the research work of the University's Ph. D. students. Diyab's presentation titled "Reading the Minorities in Tennessee Williams’ The Night of the Iguana: Between Fiction and the Hollywood Screen", she was finalist Midlands Hub, held at the University of Warwick. In April 2007 she was awarded by the University of Leicester, William Ruddick Scholarship to conduct a research at Tennessee Williams Research Centre at The Historic New Orleans Collection, USA. In December 2010, Diyab was awarded Best Drama Script Award from the Ministry of Media in Syria She was nominated for the Best Script Adonia Award in 2010. In January 2011, Diyab was awarded Artist's Achievement Award, presented by Mahmoud Abbas for Ma Malakat Aymanukum, her work was praised for its contribution to tackling terrorism and Muslim extremism in the Middle East.

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Papuk

Papuk is the largest mountain in the Slavonia region in eastern Croatia, near the city of Požega. It extends between Bilogora to the northwest, Krndija to the east, Ravna gora and Psunj to the southwest; the highest peak is the eponymous peak at 953 m.a. A; the area of Papuk is designated a kind of protected area in Croatia. At the seventh European Geopark Network Open Conference, hosted by North West Highlands Geopark in September 2007, the Papuk Geopark became the first Croatian Geopark and 30th member of the European and UNESCO Global Geoparks Network. Geopark Papuk was awarded licence second time from UNESCO in 2011. There are several supposed etymologies of the name "Papuk", it's certainly not of Croatian origin. One is that it comes by assimilation from earlier "Bapuk", where "Ba" is the name of the Celtic tribe that inhabited the region, "Puk" comes from the Indo-European root *peiH, meaning "big". However, from the historical sources, it's visible that Papuk was a hydronym. Based on that, it's been suggested that the name comes from the repetitive of the Indo-European root *bhogj, *bhebhogj, so that it means "that which flows and flows".

However, there are several problems with that etymology. First, it's visible by hydronyms such as "Bosut" and "Bosna" that Indo-European *bh gave *b in the local language. Second, *bhebhogj would mean "flow and flow" and not "that which flows and flows", so the endings don't match. So, it's been suggested; the Papuk Geopark is a geopark in Croatia, situated in two counties, Požega-Slavonia and Virovitica-Podravina, includes upland forests of the Papuk and Krndija mountains, edges of agricultural fields. The total area of the Geopark is 33,600 hectares. In September 2007, the Papuk Geopark became the first Croatian geopark and the 30th member of the European Geoparks Network and a member of the UNESCO-assisted Global Geoparks Network; the Papuk mountains belong to the Slavonia highlands which are in Pannonia, a low-lying area of Slavonia. Though, the Slavonia highlands are not higher than 1,000 meters, their presence is noticeable in the landscape; this is because the surrounding alluvial fields are at around 100 m height above sea level, while the hillsides are only 100 m above the fields.

The highlands are covered with forests, which differentiates them from the surrounding landscape. Within the Slavonia highlands, the Papuk Mountain stretches from west to east and is the most spacious and most interesting mountain. From the main mountain-ridge well intended are two spurs and a tract watered by a drainage basin in the direction north south; as a remarkable point, emphasis lies on peaks Točak, Ivačka glava, Češljakovački vis, Kapovac, which are spread out continuously, act as a drainage divide between the numerous tributary streams flowing to the river Drava to the north, the river Sava to the south. Ravna Gora is a mountain in the Slavonia region in eastern Croatia, it is located between Papuk, northeast of Pakrac and southeast of Daruvar. The highest peak is Čučevo at the altitude of 854 metres, it is bound from the north by the Pakra river, from the east by river Orljava. Geographers classify Ravna Gora as mountain ridge of the Papuk mountain range. In its western part Papuk mountain range is about 20 km wide, formed by three parallel ridges: Lisina, Ljutoč and Ravna Gora.

List of National Geoparks Sustainable tourism Papuk Geopark Nature Park Papuk Papuk Geopark at the European Geoparks Network Papuk Geopark at unesco.org Global Network of National Geoparks

A Treatise of Human Nature

A Treatise of Human Nature is a book by Scottish philosopher David Hume, considered by many to be Hume's most important work and one of the most influential works in the history of philosophy. The Treatise is a classic statement of philosophical empiricism and naturalism. In the introduction Hume presents the idea of placing all science and philosophy on a novel foundation: namely, an empirical investigation into human nature. Impressed by Isaac Newton's achievements in the physical sciences, Hume sought to introduce the same experimental method of reasoning into the study of human psychology, with the aim of discovering the "extent and force of human understanding". Against the philosophical rationalists, Hume argues that the passions, rather than reason, govern human behaviour, he introduces the famous problem of induction, arguing that inductive reasoning and our beliefs regarding cause and effect cannot be justified by reason. Hume defends a sentimentalist account of morality, arguing that ethics is based on sentiment and the passions rather than reason, famously declaring that "reason is, ought only to be the slave to the passions".

Hume offers a skeptical theory of personal identity and a compatibilist account of free will. Contemporary philosophers have written of Hume that "no man has influenced the history of philosophy to a deeper or more disturbing degree", that Hume's Treatise is "the founding document of cognitive science" and the "most important philosophical work written in English." However, the public in Britain at the time did not agree, nor in the end did Hume himself agree, reworking the material in An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding and An Enquiry Concerning the Principles of Morals. In the Author's introduction to the former, Hume wrote: “Most of the principles, reasonings, contained in this volume, were published in a work in three volumes, called A Treatise of Human Nature: a work which the Author had projected before he left College, which he wrote and published not long after, but not finding it successful, he was sensible of his error in going to the press too early, he cast the whole anew in the following pieces, where some negligences in his former reasoning and more in the expression, are, he hopes, corrected.

Yet several writers who have honoured the Author’s Philosophy with answers, have taken care to direct all their batteries against that juvenile work, which the author never acknowledged, have affected to triumph in any advantages, they imagined, they had obtained over it: A practice contrary to all rules of candour and fair-dealing, a strong instance of those polemical artifices which a bigotted zeal thinks itself authorized to employ. Henceforth, the Author desires, that the following Pieces may alone be regarded as containing his philosophical sentiments and principles.” Regarding An Enquiry Concerning the Principles of Morals, Hume said: "of all my writings, philosophical, or literary, incomparably the best." Hume's introduction presents the idea of placing all science and philosophy on a novel foundation: namely, an empirical investigation into human psychology. He begins by acknowledging "that common prejudice against metaphysical reasonings ", a prejudice formed in reaction to "the present imperfect condition of the sciences".

But since the truth "must lie deep and abstruse" where "the greatest geniuses" have not found it, careful reasoning is still needed. All sciences, Hume continues depend on "the science of man": knowledge of "the extent and force of human understanding... the nature of the ideas we employ, and... the operations we perform in our reasonings" is needed to make real intellectual progress. So Hume hopes "to explain the principles of human nature", thereby "propos a compleat system of the sciences, built on a foundation entirely new, the only one upon which they can stand with any security." But an a priori psychology would be hopeless: the science of man must be pursued by the experimental methods of the natural sciences. This means we must rest content with well-confirmed empirical generalizations, forever ignorant of "the ultimate original qualities of human nature", and in the absence of controlled experiments, we are left to "glean up our experiments in this science from a cautious observation of human life, take them as they appear in the common course of the world, by men's behaviour in company, in affairs, in their pleasures."

Hume begins by arguing that each simple idea is derived from a simple impression, so that all our ideas are derived from experience: thus Hume accepts concept empiricism and rejects the purely intellectual and innate ideas found in rationalist philosophy. Hume's doctrine draws on two important distinctions: between impressions and ideas, between complex perceptions and simple perceptions. Our complex ideas, may not directly correspond to anything in experience, but each simple idea directly corresponds to a simple impression resembling it—and this regular correspondence suggests that the two are causally connected. Since the simple impressions come before the simple ideas, since those without functioning senses end up lacking the corresponding ideas, Hume concludes that simple ide

Hancock County, Indiana

Hancock County is a county in the U. S. state of Indiana. As of 2010, the population was 70,002; the county seat is Greenfield. Hancock County is included in the Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area The terrain of Hancock County is low rolling hills, sloping to the south and southwest, carved by drainages. All available area is devoted to agriculture or urban development; the highest point is a small prominence in NW Shirley, at 1,040' ASL. According to the 2010 census, the county has a total area of 307.02 square miles, of which 306.02 square miles is land and 1.01 square miles is water. KMQJ - Indianapolis Regional Airport Indiana was admitted as a state to the United States on 11 December 1816, although much of its territory was still disputed or held by native peoples at that time; these indigenous claims were reduced and removed by various treaties. The 1818 Treaty with the Delaware Indians brought most of central Indiana into state control, Madison County was organized on a portion of that area.

The lower portion of Madison County was settled, by the late 1820s the inhabitants were petitioning for a separate county government. Accordingly, a portion of the county was partitioned on 1 March 1828. Greenfield was named as the county seat on 11 April; the county name recognized John Hancock, president of the Continental Congress, who had signed his name prominently to the Declaration of Independence in 1776. The county has retained its original borders since its 1828 creation. In recent years, average temperatures in Greenfield have ranged from a low of 17 °F in January to a high of 85 °F in July, although a record low of −29 °F was recorded in January 1985 and a record high of 103 °F was recorded in June 1988. Average monthly precipitation ranged from 2.37 inches in February to 4.85 inches in July. The county government is a constitutional body, is granted specific powers by the Constitution of Indiana, by the Indiana Code. County Council: The legislative branch of the county government.

Representatives are elected from county districts. The council members serve staggered four-year terms, they are responsible for setting salaries, the annual budget, special spending. The council has limited authority to impose local taxes, in the form of an income and property tax, subject to state level approval, excise taxes, service taxes. Board of Commissioners: The executive body of the county; the commissioners are elected county-wide, in staggered four-year terms. One commissioner serves as president; the commissioners carry out the acts legislated by the council, collecting revenue, managing the day-to-day functions of the county government. Court: The county maintains a small claims court that can handle some civil cases; the judge on the court is elected to a term of four years and must be a member of the Indiana Bar Association. The judge is assisted by a constable, elected to a four-year term. In some cases, court decisions can be appealed to the state level circuit court. County Officials: The county has several other elected offices, including sheriff, auditor, recorder and circuit court clerk.

They are elected to four-year terms. Members elected to county government positions are required to declare party affiliations and to be residents of the county. Hancock County is part of Indiana's 5th congressional district. On February 19, 2020, it was announced that Hancock County Prosecutor Brent Eaton intends to prosecute victims of drug overdoses with felony drug possession charges. To do so, his plan is to use the administration of Narcan by a police officer as probable cause for search warrants requiring the overdose victim to provide an oral swab for law enforcement to aid in the county's prosecution of the victim for felony drug possession charges. In fact, Eaton created a one-page Hancock County Overdose Report form for officers to fill out when they turn in an affidavit for a search warrant. Hancock County is served by two library systems, the Fortville-Vernon Township Public Library and Hancock County Public Library; as of the 2010 United States Census, there were 70,002 people, 26,304 households, 19,792 families in the county.

The population density was 228.8 inhabitants per square mile. There were 28,125 housing units at an average density of 91.9 per square mile. The racial makeup of the county was 95.2% white, 2.1% black or African American, 0.8% Asian, 0.2% American Indian, 0.4% from other races, 1.2% from two or more races. Those of Hispanic or Latino origin made up 1.7% of the population. In terms of ancestry, 26.2% were German, 13.9% were Irish, 11.8% were English, 11.8% were American. Of the 26,304 households, 37.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.0% were married couples living together, 9.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 24.8% were non-families, 20.3% of all households were made up of individuals. The average household size was 2.64 and the average family size was 3.03. The median age was 39.1 years. The median income for a household in the county was $47,697 and the median income for a family was $69,734. Males had a median income of $53,565 versus $38,042 for females.

The per capita income for the county was $28,017. About 5.9% of families and 7.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.0% of those under age 18 and 5.2% of those age 65 or over. Daily Reporter, daily newspaper covering Hancock County Edward E. Moore, Indiana