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Swabia (Bavaria)

Swabia is one of the seven administrative regions of Bavaria, Germany. The county of Swabia is located in southwest Bavaria, it was annexed by Bavaria in 1803, is part of the historic region of Swabia and was ruled by dukes of the Hohenstaufen dynasty. During the Nazi period, the area was separated from the rest of Bavaria to become the Gau Swabia, it was re-incorporated into Bavaria after the war. The Regierungsbezirk is subdivided into 3 regions: Allgäu, Donau-Iller. Donau-Iller includes two districts and one city of Baden-Württemberg. * Part of the Swabian Keuper Land Historical population of Swabia: 1939: 934,311 1950: 1,293,734 1961: 1,340,217 1970: 1,467,454 1987: 1,546,504 2002: 1,776,465 2005: 1,788,919 2006: 1,786,764 2008: 1,787,995 2010: 1,785,875 The Bavarian administrative region of Swabia is the eastern part of the duchy of Swabia. After the execution of the Swabian duke Conradin in Naples in 1268, his uncle, the Bavarian duke Louis inherited some of Conradin's possessions in Swabia.

In 1803, with the German Mediatisation, Bavaria acquired the further East Swabian territories, which were merged with Palatinate-Neuburg. After the founding of the Kingdom of Bavaria, the state was reorganised and, in 1808, divided into 15 administrative districts, in Bavaria called Kreise, they were created in the fashion of the French departements, quite in size and population, named after their main rivers. In the following years, due to territorial changes, the number of districts was reduced to 8; the Swabian territories were merged with Palatinate-Neuburg and the new district was called Oberdonaukreis. In 1837, king Ludwig I of Bavaria renamed all the districts after historical territorial names and tribes of the area; this involved some border changes or territorial swaps. Thus the name Oberdonaukreis changed to Swabia. In 1945, the town of Lindau was divested by France, but reunited with the district of Swabia in 1955. In 1972, the former Swabian city Neuburg an der Donau was reunited with the district of Upper Bavaria.

Next to the capital Augsburg and several other old cities including Donauwörth, Nördlingen, Mindelheim and Kempten, the Ottobeuren Abbey and the scenic attractions of the River Danube in the north and the Allgäu in the south with the Allgäu Alps and Oberstdorf and the royal castles of Hohenschwangau and Neuschwanstein next to Füssen belong to the major attractions. With the district of Lindau, Bavarian Swabia has access to Lake Constance. Swabian cuisine is rather simple. Noodle products are important. Brenntar Spätzle Maultaschen Bergkäse Schupfnudel Alb-Leisa Michael Bredl, a singer and collector of traditional Swabian Volksmusik Ludwig Aurbacher, famous for his stories about The Seven Swabians Ludwig Ganghofer and inventor Sebastian Kneipp, inventor of Kneipp-Kur known as Water-Doctor of Hydrotherapy Swabian Keuper-Lias Plains Official website

The Citizen (Auburn)

The Citizen referred to as The Auburn Citizen, is the only daily newspaper published in Auburn, New York. The paper serves parts of the greater Central New York area; the publication is owned by Lee Enterprises. The paper traces its roots to 1816; the paper has been named The Citizen for decades but was published as The Citizen-Advertiser and The Daily Advertiser, among other names. Except on Sundays, when it was a morning paper, Saturdays, on which the paper did not publish an edition for most of its history, The Citizen was an afternoon paper until 2008. In 1999, The Citizen added a Saturday edition, in 2008, it switched from an afternoon publication to a morning publication, publishing papers seven days a week. On March 10, 2013, The Citizen announced it was returning to a six-day publication schedule as of April 1, 2013, with the paper no longer publishing a Monday edition. William O. Dapping covered the 1929–30 riots at Auburn Prison for the newspaper. Leo Pinckney, former president of Auburn Community Baseball and former president of the New York–Penn League, was a sports editor and sports columnist for The Citizen for over 40 years.

Kevin Rivoli, a photojournalist whose work has appeared in Sports Illustrated, USA Today, The New York Times, began his career as a photographer for The Citizen. The Citizen The Citizen on Twitter

Dinka (DJ)

Dinka is a Swiss DJ from Lucerne. She performs progressive house music with elements of world music, which she describes as "Multicultural Dance Music". After coming in contact with Above & Beyond, who appreciated her music, Tamara signed with their label, Anjunabeats, she earned a deal with A State of Trance, a subsidiary of Dutch DJ Armin van Buuren's Armada Music. On September 2012, she reached #2 at the Billboard Next Big Sound chart, her stage name comes from the Dinka people from South Sudan. When asked for the reason she chose such a name, she commented: Studio albums2008 Temptation 2010 Hotel Summerville 2011 Tales of the Sun 2007 "The Sin" 2007 "The Temptation" 2008 "Chemistry" 2008 "Wildfire" 2008 "Native" 2008 "Autumn Leaves" 2008 "Asylum" 2009 "Temptation" 2009 "Canonball" 2009 "Green Leaf" 2009 "Civilisation / Zero Altitute" 2009 "Eyelash" 2009 "Elements" 2009 "Scarlet" 2010 "Elements - Remixes" 2010 "Soma Is Language" 2010 "Some People Will Never Learn" 2010 "Aircraft" 2010 "Camouflage" 2010 "Hive" 2010 "Hive - The Remixes" 2010 "Violet" 2011 "Luminal" 2011 "Violet" 2011 "On The Beach" 2011 "The Sleeping Beauty" 2011 "Reach For Me" 2011 "SkyScraper" 2011 "White Christmas" 2012 Purple EP 2012 "Chariots" 2012 Innocence EP 2012 "Lotus" 2012 "Radiate" 2012 Polarity EP 2012 "Inseparable" 2013 "Elements" mit Leventina 2013 "Closer" 2013 "Waterproof" 2014 "Not Okay" 2015 "Breath" 2015 "Ueberflieger" Official website