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Simpson County, Kentucky

Simpson County is a county located in the Pennyroyal Plateau region the U. S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 17,327, its county seat is Franklin. Simpson County was established in 1819 from Allen and Warren Counties; the county is named for Captain John Simpson, a Kentucky militia officer who fought in Battle of Fallen Timbers in the Northwest Indian War, was killed during the War of 1812 in the Battle of River Raisin. According to the U. S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 236 square miles, of which 234 square miles is land and 2.3 square miles is water. Warren County Allen County Sumner County, Tennessee Robertson County, Tennessee Logan County As of the census of 2000, there were 16,405 people, 6,415 households, 4,638 families residing in the county; the population density was 70 per square mile. There were 7,016 housing units at an average density of 30 per square mile; the racial makeup of the county was 87.84% White, 10.22% Black or African American, 0.17% Native American, 0.55% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 0.30% from other races, 0.87% from two or more races.

0.91 % of the population were Latinos of any race. There were 6,415 households out of which 33.80% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.80% were married couples living together, 11.50% had a female householder with no husband present, 27.70% were non-families. 24.20% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.40% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 2.97. The age distribution was 26.20% under the age of 18, 8.50% from 18 to 24, 29.20% from 25 to 44, 23.00% from 45 to 64, 13.10% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 95.30 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.60 males. The median income for a household in the county was $36,432, the median income for a family was $42,525. Males had a median income of $32,160 versus $22,667 for females; the per capita income for the county was $17,150. About 8.50% of families and 11.60% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.00% of those under age 18 and 15.90% of those age 65 or over.

Franklin Gold City Middleton Neosheo Prices Mill Providence Salmons In contrast to the Western Coalfield and the eastern part of the Pennyroyal Plateau, Simpson County was not pro-Union during the Civil War. Simpson was as reliably Democratic as the Jackson Purchase and Bluegrass during the following century: no Republican carried Simpson County until Richard Nixon’s 1972 landslide; as with all of rural Kentucky, the social liberalism of the Democratic Party – rejected by many southern whites – has led to an increase in registered Republicans, many people registered as Democrats vote for Republican candidates at the national level. In 2014, of a population of 17,800, there were 12,700 registered voters in Simpson County: 8,040 were Democrats, 3,587 were Republican, 1073 were unaffiliated or registered with another party. National Register of Historic Places listings in Simpson County, Kentucky Simpson County, Kentucky, KyGenWeb. Simpson County, Kentucky Atlas & Gazetteer


Gatso is the brand that Gatsometer BV use on their speed cameras and red light cameras. The most encountered Gatso speed cameras emit radar beams to measure the speed of a passing vehicle. If it is travelling above the preset trigger speed, one or two photographs are taken; these use a powerful flash, to show the rear of the vehicle, its registration plate, calibration lines on the road. Newer installations used digital cameras which have limited exposure latitude compared to wet film, these installations use an auxiliary flash placed close to the position where a speeding vehicle would exit the radar beam and the first photograph would be taken. Gatso installations in the UK and in Queensland, Australia are characterised by a measurement strip on the road surface, a series of white lines painted on the road, which are used with two photographs taken by the camera; the camera is set to take two photographs, with a constant time interval between them 0.5 seconds for faster roads and 0.7 seconds for slower roads.

The difference in the vehicle's position in the two photographs can be used to calculate its speed. In the UK, the evidence is only admissible in court if the speed measured by the radar and the speed calculated from the distance travelled between the photographs agrees within 10%; the speed indicated by the radar unit is too unreliable to be used as the sole means of evidence as it is prone to error due to multiple reflections etc. Further, it does not distinguish between multiple vehicles in shot; the first red light cameras were introduced in an initiative in the City of Nottingham in 1988 following a triple fatal road traffic accident at a traffic light controlled road junction. The Department of Transport took an interest, sponsored a trial involving the Home Office and the Metropolitan Police; the operational base was at the West London Traffic Unit. Roger Reynolds, a Police Sergeant undertook operational trials of the equipment and, by adjusting the camera controls, managed to use Colour film for the first time replacing black and white film.

Reynolds made the first successful use of the Gatso camera on the A316 road at Twickenham Bridge in 1992. The first controlled junction was at the Hanger Lane Gyratory, on the A406 North Circular Road southbound at its junction with the A40 Western Avenue; this junction was followed by the A501 Marylebone Road at its junction with Gloucester Place. A further installation was commissioned on the eastbound A40 at its junction with Long Lane. After the camera units were deployed there was a significant improvement in accident rates in their vicinity; the Police Camera team developed paper handling systems using current process and laid down systems to incorporate conditional offer fixed penalty systems. The processes developed by the team formed the basis of similar systems and modified by other police forces. A member of the Team travelled to Hong Kong and assisted in the introduction of cameras there. Speed cameras were evaluated by the Metropolitan police team for their speed limit enforcement capabilities before the system was rolled out.

The linear markings suggested by the team are now an integral part of the camera site marking. The Team that introduced the system and the engineers of the Department of Transport, as road safety specialists, were keen to use the equipment to change driver behaviour and thus improve road safety; however strategic control of cameras moved to the newly created Safety Camera Partnerships who appear to have restricted warnings and reduced prosecution thresholds. Gatso cameras in the UK had deployment requirements, in common with all fixed speed camera types operated in the UK by Safety Camera Partnerships under the National Safety Camera Programme, they had to be marked, made visible, located in places with a history of serious accidents, where there was evidence of a speeding problem, or where there was a local community concern. Since April 2007 however, such requirements have been removed, it is still recommended that cameras be made visible and roads with fixed ones signed, but they can now be placed at any location, regardless of its crash history.

Cameras operated by the Police, outside the NSCP schemes, do not need to comply with visibility requirements. The funding arrangements for SCPs changed in April 2007. SCPs no longer keep the funds from speeding fines, instead an annual'road safety grant' is given to local authorities directly, who can choose whether or not to invest it in these partnerships. Concerns have been raised that the powerful flash used when the cameras trigger may dazzle drivers travelling in the opposite direction; the flash on the Truvelo Combi is fitted with a magenta gel to obviate this issue. The Gatso camera is manufactured by the Dutch company GATSOmeter BV; the company's history started with a device invented by the champion rally driver Maurice Gatsonides. He used the device to record his speeds as he drove through various curves and other road configurations, so that he could review his line and speed so as to optimise his performance in future races; the company was formed to market the devices as police speed enforcement tools and remains a family concern with two Gatsonides among the five directors.

The company's products the "Gatsometer 24", have achieved such a high level of market penetration in certain European countries that the term "Gatso" has become synonymous with "speed camera" across a significant proportion of Europe. The company has had less success marketing its products in the USA, where i

Santouri (film)

Santouri is a 2007 Iranian drama film directed by Dariush Mehrjui dealing with the life of a santour player named Ali Bolourchi. The film's title, "Santouri" refers to one. In Persian "playing the Santour" is the euphemism for injecting heroin into one's veins; the film has only been screened once in Iran and it has had limited release screenings in North America as well as some showings at various film festivals. The film begins near the end of the film's timeline. Ali Bolourchi, a santour player narrates his life after his wife Hanieh left him. Ali now makes a living playing music with his band at weddings and house parties where he is given drugs instead of money to support his heroin addiction. At one of the weddings in which Ali is playing, a mob opposed to the wedding storm the party, beat the guests, destroy the band's instruments and break Ali's arm; the story flashes back to happier times when Ali and his wife Hanieh are coming up with the lyrics of the song which Ali was singing at the wedding.

The film shows a house party where Ali is performing and his drug use with his friend and bandmate Tamayol are highlighted. At the same party Hanieh meets a musician named Javid who invites Hanieh to join a musical group that plays for charities and goodwill events; the film shows the downfall of Ali and Hanieh's marriage caused by Ali's increasing drug use as well as his hate for Javid. Ali beats Hanieh and she goes to her mother's house. Hanieh explains to Javid that Ali's tapes and concerts were banned by the government forcing him to play at house parties and weddings to make ends meet, but for payment he was given drugs and booze instead of money leading to his addiction. Again the film flashes back to happier times, showing how Hanieh and Ali met, their courtship and the beginnings of their married life; the night after Ali's arm is broken he goes to his parents’ home where he interrupts a large prayer session, begging for money and shouting as a result of not getting his fix. His mother calls Ali's brother Hamed to calm him down.

Ali is visited by his father, Haj Mohsen Bolourchi, a wealthy and conservative member of the bazaar, shocked to see Ali is now injecting heroin. Ali's parents had disowned Ali. Ali continues to use what little money he has left on his drug habit and is kicked out of his apartment when the owner decides to demolish the building. Ali ends up living in parks with other drug addicts, his wife Hanieh, who has now divorced Ali and is going to move to Canada with her new husband Javid accidentally sees Ali one day. She calls his father who has people take him to drug rehabilitation center. There Ali loses his addiction but begs the rehab center's doctor not to let him leave as he is afraid he will go back to his addiction again; the film ends with scenes of Ali teaching the rest of the drug rehab patients music lessons and performing a concert. Bahram Radan as Ali Bolourchi. Ali Bolourchi is a young santur player and singer, addicted to drugs, he is from a wealthy and conservative family who have disowned him for his refusal to give up playing the santur.

He is married to Hanieh. Golshifteh Farahani as Hanieh. Ali Bolourchi's wife, she is a skilled pianist. Masoud Rayegan as Haj Moshen Bolourchi. Ali Bolourchi's father, he is head of the "Crystal Producers Union of Iran" and is wealthy. Roya Teymourian as Ali's mother. Ali Bolourchi's mother, she is a religious woman, much opposed to her son's lifestyle and choices. Nader Soleimani as Hamed Bolourchi. Ali's older brother, bitter towards his parents for controlling his life. Siamak Khahani as Javid. A talented violinist who befriends Hanieh and marries her moving with her to Canada. Mahyar Pourhessabi as Tamayol; the drummer in Ali's band one of his drug suppliers. Maedeh Tahmasebi as Hanieh's mother, she is Hanieh's mother and like her daughter a skilled pianist. Hasan Pourshirazi The film was entitled Ali Santouri but was changed soon after. Production ended the same year spanning seventy days. All of the filming took place around Tehran. For the singing scenes, Ardavan Kamkar played the santour. Radan lip synched the song and moved the santour mallets in the correct manner but wasn't playing.

The music for the film was composed by Mohsen Chavoshi. Chavoshi's voice was used as Ali Santouri's singing voice in the film and Ardavan Kamkar played the music. In October 2011, the film's album was released; the film was first screened for guests in February 2007 at the Fajr Film Festival. A couple of scenes were cut out; the film was supposed to be released publicly in Iran on July 25, 2007 but for unknown reasons this did not happen. The film was set for release on 13 October 2007 which coincided with Eid ul-Fitr, but again the film was not released. At first the film was not released because for the singing segments of the film, the voice of Mohsen Chavoshi was used, who at the time did not have a permit for public performances from the Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance in Iran. To solve this problem the editors used Bahram Radan's voice and altered it digitally to make it sound similar to Chavoshi's. After this the film wa

Cephalopod beak

All extant cephalopods have a two-part beak, or rostrum, situated in the buccal mass and surrounded by the muscular head appendages. The dorsal mandible fits into the ventral mandible and together they function in a scissor-like fashion; the beak may be referred to as the mandibles or jaws. Fossilised remains of beaks are known from a number of cephalopod groups, both extant and extinct, including squids, octopuses and vampyromorphs. Aptychi – paired plate-like structures found in ammonites – may have been jaw elements. Composed of chitin and cross-linked proteins, beaks are more-or-less indigestible and are the only identifiable cephalopod remains found in the stomachs of predatory species such as sperm whales. Cephalopod beaks become less stiff as one moves from the tip to the base, a gradient that results from differing chemical composition. In hydrated beaks of the Humboldt squid this stiffness gradient spans two orders of magnitude; the abbreviations LRL and URL are used in teuthology to refer to lower rostral length and upper rostral length, respectively.

These are the standard measures of beak size in Decapodiformes. They can be used to estimate the mantle length and total body weight of the original animal as well as the total ingested biomass of the species

Newark–Heath Airport

Newark–Heath Airport is a public airport located in Heath, Ohio. It is three miles southwest of the central business district of Newark, a city in Licking County, United States; the airport was opened in 1930 by the city of Newark, was transferred to the Licking County Regional Airport Authority in 1967. The airport has a McDonnell Douglas F-4C Phantom II S. N. 64-0683 on static display. Although most U. S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, Newark–Heath Airport is assigned VTA by the FAA but has no designation from the IATA. Newark–Heath Airport covers an area of 140 acres which contains one asphalt paved runway measuring 4,649 ft × 75 ft For the 12-month period ending March 20, 2007, the airport had 12,457 aircraft operations, an average of 34 per day: 99% general aviation, <1% military and <1% air taxi. Newark–Heath Airports FBO is owned by George H. Fackler III. Aviation Works offers hangar rental, aircraft rental, aircraft training, a maintenance shop lead by Jeff Furay.

Aviation Works offers full service refueling with Jet-A, 100LL fuel. Their operating hours are 0800-2000 EST. Resources for this airport: FAA airport information for VTA AirNav airport information for KVTA FlightAware airport information and live flight tracker NOAA/NWS weather observations: current, past three days SkyVector aeronautical chart, Terminal Procedures

The Man Who Shot the Albatross

The Man Who Shot the Albatross is a 1972 television film based on the play by Ray Lawler about the Rum Rebellion. It featured the same cast. Leo McKern as Captain Bligh Michael Aitkens John Ewart Gary Day Peter Norton John Orcsik Frank Thring Simon Chilvers Patricia Kennedy Malcolm Phillips Ray Lawler's play premiered at the MTC in 1971 and was directed by John Sumner, it marked Leo McKern's return to Australia after a number of years away. It was Lawler's first play produced in Australia for a number of years; the production toured around Australia. The Man Who Shot the Albatross on IMDb Australian productions of the play at Ausstage