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St. Joseph County, Indiana

St. Joseph County called St. Joe County by locals, is a county located in the U. S. state of Indiana. As of Census 2010, the population was 266,931. Formed in 1830, it was named for the St. Joseph River; the county seat is South Bend. St. Joseph County is part of the South Bend -- IN-MI, Metropolitan Statistical Area. According to the 2010 census, the county has a total area of 461.38 square miles, of which 457.85 square miles is land and 3.54 square miles is water. Mishawaka South Bend Granger Notre Dame Berrien County, Michigan Cass County, Michigan Elkhart County Marshall County Starke County LaPorte County I-80 / I-90 / Indiana Toll Road US 6 US 20 Bus. US 20 US 31 Bus. US 31 SR 2 SR 4 SR 23 SR 104 SR 331 SR 933 In recent years, average temperatures in South Bend have ranged from a low of 16 °F in January to a high of 83 °F in July, although a record low of −22 °F was recorded in January 1943 and a record high of 109 °F was recorded in July 1934. Average monthly precipitation ranged from 1.98 inches in February to 4.19 inches in June.

The county government is a constitutional body, is granted specific powers by the Constitution of Indiana, by the Indiana Code. County Council: The county council is the legislative branch of the county government and controls all the spending and revenue collection in the county. Representatives are elected from county districts; the council members serve 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 is made of a board of commissioners; the commissioners are elected county-wide, in staggered terms, each serves a four-year term. One of the commissioners the most senior, serves as president; the commissioners are charged with executing 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; each of these elected officers serves a term of four years and oversees a different part of county government. Members elected to county government positions are required to declare party affiliations and to be residents of the county. St. Joseph County is part of Indiana's 2nd congressional district and is represented by Jackie Walorski in the United States Congress. Indiana's US Senators are Todd Young; as of the 2010 United States Census, there were 266,931 people, 103,069 households, 66,365 families residing in the county. The population density was 583.0 inhabitants per square mile.

There were 114,849 housing units at an average density of 250.8 per square mile. The racial makeup of the county was 78.7% white, 12.7% black or African American, 1.9% Asian, 0.4% American Indian, 0.1% Pacific islander, 3.4% from other races, 2.9% from two or more races. Those of Hispanic or Latino origin made up 7.3% of the population. In terms of ancestry, 25.3% were German, 15.5% were Irish, 12.0% were Polish, 8.5% were English, 4.5% were American. Of the 103,069 households, 32.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.1% were married couples living together, 13.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 35.6% were non-families, 29.1% of all households were made up of individuals. The average household size was 2.48 and the average family size was 3.07. The median age was 36.2 years. The median income for a household in the county was $47,697 and the median income for a family was $57,510. Males had a median income of $45,269 versus $31,667 for females; the per capita income for the county was $23,082.

About 10.7% of families and 14.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 21.7% of those under age 18 and 7.8% of those age 65 or over. North Liberty Elementary Walkerton Elementary Urey Middle School John Glenn High School Olive Township Elementary New Prairie Middle School New Prairie High School Bittersweet Elementary Elm Road Elementary Elise Rogers Elementary Horizon Elementary Madison Elementary Mary Frank Elementary Meadow's Edge Elementary Moran Elementary Northpoint Elementary Prairie Vista Elementary Walt Disney Elementary Discovery Middle School Grissom Middle School Schmucker Middle School Penn High School Battell Elementary Beiger Elementary Emmons Elementary Hums Elementary LaSalle Elementary Liberty Elementary Twin Branch Elementary John Young Middle School Mishawaka High School Bingham Elementary School John Adams High School Bird's Eye Clay High School Bird's Eye James Whitcomb Riley High School Bird's Eye Washington High School Bird's Eye Brown Intermediate Center Bird's Eye Clay Intermediate Center Bird's Eye Dickinson Intermediate Center Bird's Eye Edison Intermediate Center Bird's Eye Jackson Intermediate Center Bird's Eye Jefferson Intermediate Center Bird's Eye Lasalle Intermediate Academy Bird's Eye Navarre Intermediate Center Bird's Eye Coquillard Primary Center Bird's Eye Dard


Parapaar is a 2014 film directed by Sanjoy Nag is based on the Moti Nandy novel. A convict, who returns home to his wife and two kids after serving a 14-year jail term, he comes back to find his home-maker wife transformed into a woman who had grown stronger over the years while fending for herself and her kids. The film stars Paoli Dam and Bratya Basu. A'tribute promo' was launched on 31 August 2014 to commemorate the birth anniversary of Rituparno Ghosh. Rituparna Sengupta as Damini Paoli Dam as Urmila Ahmed Rubel as Rudra Bratya Basu as Gopal Cinematography - Indranil Mukherjee Editor - Sanjib Datta Sound Recordist - Gautam Nag Sound Re-recordist - Anirban Sengupta Dipankar Jojo Chaki Production Designer - Sushanta Paul Assistant Directors - Subroto Ghosh, Mrityunjay Pramanik, Monalisa Giri, Debanjana Roy Composers - Sourendra and Soumyojit Lyricist - Srijato Singers - Asha Bhonsle, Papon Subhomita Kaushiki Chakrabarty Ashtam Mandal Parapaar on IMDb Parapaar on Facebook Parapaar at Rotten Tomatoes Official website

Rhacophorus borneensis

Rhacophorus borneensis is a species of frog in the family Rhacophoridae. This described species is endemic to Malaysian Borneo where it is known from its type locality in the Maliau Basin Conservation Area, Sandakan Division, Sabah as well as from the Batang Ai National Park, Sarawak. Prior to its description, it was included in Rhacophorus reinwardtii, it is said to be "one of the prettiest frogs of Borneo". Common name Borneo flying frog has been coined for it; the type series consists of an adult male and female in amplexus. The male measured 51 mm in snout–vent length and the female 62 mm. Literature records for Bornean "Rhacophorus reinwardtii" representing this species, give a range 46–55 mm for males and 56–65 mm for females; the body is dorsoventrally compressed. The snout is rounded sloping downwards in profile; the eyes are protuberant. The canthus is blunt; the tympanum is subcircular. The fingers and toes are broadly webbed; the dorsum is uniformly green, although some specimens may have dark spots.

The lips are white. The lower parts are immaculate yellowish orange, with chin mottled with back spots; the webbing is dorsally black with fine blue streaks. The male advertisement call is a low chuckle, likened to a woodpecker; the type series, a pair in amplexus, was collected at night when the frogs were perching on a tree branch that extended above the surface of a shallow pool at an elevation of 1,050 m above sea level. No tadpoles nor eggs were found. Frog species sharing the same habitat included Chiromantis inexpectatus, Kurixalus appendiculatus, Polypedates macrotis, Microhyla petrigena. Chiromantis inexpectatus was described based on specimens from the same pool. Outside breeding season, Rhacophorus borneensis live high up in the canopy and are difficult to observe; the species is found in primary forest as well as in disturbed forest. As of late 2017, the species had not been assessed by the International Union for Conservation of Nature; the type locality, Maliau Basin Conservation Area, is not easy accessible, whereas the other known locality is a protected area, Batang Ai National Park

One: The Movie

ONE: The Movie is an independent documentary that surveys beliefs on the meaning of life, matching with the view that "we are all one". The movie was created and directed by Michigan filmmakers Carter Scott, Ward M. Powers and Diane Powers, featured interviews with Deepak Chopra, Robert Thurman, Thich Nhat Hanh, Jaggi Vasudev, others, it was released in movie theaters in North America with accompanying promotional events in late 2005 through 2007. An was released on DVD in 2007; the documentary was a focus of discussion in the Global Spirit series' episode Oneness: The Big Picture on LinkTV. The filmmakers asked twenty questions of religious and spiritual teachers as well as artists, authors and people on the street; the answers are accompanied by the image of a "nameless traveler" who has grown weary with the suffering and negativity of the world, who begins a search for meaning and truth. The documentary covers a range of spiritual and philosophical themes such as the source of fear, spirit, the meaning of life, life after death, the nature of God and Heaven, religion.

ONE explores contemporary themes of war, terrorism, global change, social responsibility, environmental concerns. Prior to editing the movie, the filmmakers consulted with American philosopher Ken Wilber, founder of the Integral Institute; the 20 questions asked of participants were: Why is there poverty and suffering in the world? What is the relationship between science and religion? Why are so many people depressed? What are we all so afraid of? When is war justifiable? How would God want us to respond to aggression and terrorism? How does one obtain true peace? What does it mean to live in the present moment? What is our greatest distraction? Is current religion serving its purpose? What happens to you after you die? Describe heaven and how to get there? What is the meaning of life? Describe God? What is the greatest quality humans possess? What is it that prevents people from living to their full potential? Non-verbally, by motion or gesture only, act out what you believe to be the current condition of the world.

What is your one wish for the world? What is wisdom and how do we gain it? Are we all One? Participants included Deepak Chopra, Ram Dass, Thich Nhat Hanh, Thomas Keating, Barbara Marx Hubbard, Riane Eisler, Robert Thurman, Jaggi Vasudev, Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee, Mantak Chia, the late Bhakti Tirtha Swami, Richard Rohr, Sister Chan Khong, Hassan Al-Qazwini, the late Wayne Teasdale, Rabbi Arnie Sleutelberg, Muruga Booker. In April 2007, was released in Mexico by Arthouse Movies. In May 2007, a version of the film dubbed in German was released in several cities in Germany by TAO Cinemathek. In July 2007, released in Brazil Opened in theaters in Austria in September 2007. Official Selection of the 2005 Berlin One World International Human Rights Festival Official Selection of the 2005 Hawaii International Film Festival Official Selection of the 2005 Global Peace Film Festival Official Selection of the 2005 Hong Kong Exploring Consciousness Film Festival Official Selection of the 2005 South African Exploring Consciousness Film Festival Official Selection of the 2005 Waterfront Film Festival Award Winner of the 2005 East Lansing Film Festival ONE: The Movie Original Musical Score and Theme by Omar Jon Ajluni "Ya Ya" by Paully Moonbeam "Choir OM" by the Center for Spiritual Living "Evolution" by Simple Wisdom "Slo OJ" by Chapstik "Washed Away" by Nooh "Prayer of Compassion" by Michael Fitzpatrick Lish McDuff, Chien-Tai, Anthony Stoops "Awakening" by Aaron Nicholson "Walk a Mile" in My Shoes by M-Pact New Thought The Secret The Secret One: The Movie on IMDb Official website One: The Movie at Rotten Tomatoes

Eduard Wirths

Eduard Wirths was the Chief SS doctor at the Auschwitz concentration camp from September 1942 to January 1945. Thus, Wirths had formal responsibility for everything undertaken by the nearly 20 SS doctors who worked in the medical sections of Auschwitz between 1942–1945. Eduard Wirths was born in Geroldshausen near Würzburg, Bavaria into a Catholic family with democratic Socialist leanings, his father served as a medical corpsman in the First World War and according to Dr. Robert Jay Lifton had emerged from the war " a depressed state with pacifist leanings, which were undoubtedly expressed in his'making doctors of us all...'" Wirth's younger brother, became a notable gynecologist. According to Lifton "... Among the boys it was Eduard who came most under the father’s influence in becoming meticulous and unusually conscientious and reliable — traits that continued into his adult life, he never smoked or drank and was described as compassionate and "soft" in his responses to others..." The Wirths family was not known to be sympathetic to radical nationalist politics.

Eduard Wirths, became an ardent Nazi while studying medicine at the University of Würzburg. He joined the Nazi Party and the SA in June 1933 and applied for admission into the SS in 1934, he entered the Waffen SS in 1939, saw action in Norway and the Russian Front and was classified as medically unfit for combat duty in the spring of 1942 after a heart-attack. Wirths chose to undertake special training for Department leaders in Dachau Concentration Camp and served as chief SS psychiatrist in Neuengamme concentration camp during July 1942. Coincidentally, in 1942 Josef Mengele was wounded at the Russian Front, pronounced medically unfit for combat, promoted to the rank of SS-Hauptsturmführer before being assigned to Auschwitz. Dr. Wirths was promoted to SS-Hauptsturmführer and appointed as chief camp physician at Auschwitz in September, 1942, he was appointed on the basis of his reputation as a competent doctor and committed Nazi who would be capable of stopping the typhus epidemics that had affected SS personnel at Auschwitz.

At Auschwitz, Wirths was known to be protective of prisoner doctors and other prisoners doing medical work, to have improved conditions on the medical blocks and was remembered favourably by most prisoner doctors and other inmates who had contact with him. At the same time, Wirths in recommending Dr. Josef Mengele for promotion in August 1944, was able to speak of Mengele's "open, firm … dependable" character and "magnificent" intellectual and physical talents. Rudolf Höss, the commandant of Auschwitz between 1940 and December 1943 is said to have held Wirths in high regard, he is said to have remarked of Wirths that "During my 10 years of service in concentration-camp affairs, I have never encountered a better one." In 1943 the impact on inmates of Wirths' actions at Auschwitz resulted in him receiving a Christmas card from Langbein, a political prisoner who worked with him, which contained the message “In the past year you have saved here the lives of 93,000 people. We do not have the right to tell you our wishes.

But we wish for ourselves that you stay here in the coming year.” It was signed: “One speaking for the prisoners of Auschwitz.” The figure of 93,000 was the difference in mortality rate among prisoners from typhus in the year prior to Wirths' arrival. Wirths was involved in ordering medical experimentation in gynecological and typhus-related experimental tests. Wirths's primary research concerned pre-cancerous growths of the cervix. Dr. Wirths was interested in the sterilization of women, by removing their ovaries through surgery or radiation, it is acknowledged that he himself never directly participated in such experiments but delegated their conduct to subordinates. The victims of these experiments were Jewish women, imprisoned in Block 10 of the main camp in Auschwitz. Dr. E. W. J. Pearce, an Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Truman Medical Center has made the following observation regarding Wirths' medical experiments: "... Wirths, without consent, photographed the cervices of women prisoners amputated the pictured cervices, sent both photographs and specimens for study to Dr. Hinselmann of Berlin.

Hinselmann was the physician. Wirths asserted medical control of prisoner selections at the Auschwitz-Birkenau camp, prior to spring 1943, had been conducted by the camp commander and his subordinates. Wirths insisted upon taking his own personal turn in performing selections, which he could have deferred to physician subordinates. Witness testimony given at the Trial of Adolf Eichmann provided a useful insight into how the SS approached the issue of how to record the deaths of Auschwitz prisoners (this did not include those, selected for gassing- their admission was not recorded in the death regi

Julian Le Fay

Julian Le Fay known as Julian Jensen, born Benni Jensen on October 30, 1965, is a Danish programmer, video game designer and musician. Julian LeFay was in an Electro-Pop band named Russia Heat, they charted with their single, "Tell Me Your Name". Early in his work, he worked on some PC, Amiga and NES projects and composed music for Where's Waldo? and Sword of Sodan, among others. Sometimes referred to affectionately as the "Father of The Elder Scrolls", joined Bethesda Softworks shortly after the company's creation in 1987, he held the role of Chief Engineer there for many years, guided the company through the creation of some of its seminal games, such as Terminator 2029, Arena and Battlespire. The Elder Scrolls deity Julianos is based off Julian, he worked on The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind as a contractor after quitting Bethesda in 1998. He worked at Sega and was the Vice President of Development at Blockbuster for a time. Julian was briefly involved in the production of Skullgirls. In his reddit AMA on /r/Daggerfall he has stated that he does not have a deep love for the products or the jobs he performs today, but he cares for his work and precision in his programming.

He implied that he has not visited the Bethesda Studios office in years and that he lives only a few minutes from it. He was therefore underdeveloped, he was unhappy with other assets that did not make it into the final game. Julian Lefay at MobyGames Julian LeFay at GiantBomb