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Toronto Star

The Toronto Star is a Canadian broadsheet daily newspaper. Based on 2015 statistics, it is Canada's highest-circulation newspaper on overall weekly circulation; the Toronto Star is owned by Toronto Star Newspapers Limited, a subsidiary of Torstar Corporation and part of Torstar's Daily News Brands division. The Star was created in 1892 by striking Toronto News printers and writers, led by future Mayor of Toronto and social reformer Horatio Clarence Hocken, who became the newspaper's founder, along with another future mayor, Jimmy Simpson; the Star was first printed on Toronto World presses, at its formation, The World owned a 51% interest in it as a silent partner. That arrangement only lasted for two months, during which time it was rumoured that William Findlay "Billy" Maclean, The World's proprietor, was considering selling the Star to the Riordon family. After an extensive fundraising campaign among the Star staff, Maclean agreed to sell his interest to Hocken; the paper did poorly in its first few years.

Hocken sold out within the year, several owners followed in succession until railway entrepreneur William Mackenzie bought it in 1896. Its new editors, Edmund E. Sheppard and Frederic Thomas Nicholls, moved the entire Star operation into the same building used by the magazine Saturday Night; this would continue until Joseph E. "Holy Joe" Atkinson, backed by funds raised by supporters of Prime Minister Wilfrid Laurier, bought the paper. The supporters included William Mulock, Peter Charles Larkin and Timothy Eaton. Atkinson was the Star's editor from 1899 until his death in 1948; the newspaper's early opposition and criticism of the Nazi regime saw it become one of the first North American papers to be banned in Germany. Atkinson had a social conscience, he championed many causes that would come to be associated with the modern welfare state: old age pensions, unemployment insurance, health care. The Government of Canada Digital Collections website describes Atkinson asa "radical" in the best sense of that term....

The Star was unique among North American newspapers in its consistent, ongoing advocacy of the interests of ordinary people. The friendship of Atkinson, the publisher, with Mackenzie King, the prime minister, was a major influence on the development of Canadian social policy. Atkinson became the controlling shareholder of the Star; the Star was criticized for practising the yellow journalism of its era. For decades, the paper included heavy doses of crime and sensationalism, along with advocating social change. From 1910 to 1973, the Star published the Star Weekly. Shortly before his death in 1948, Joseph E. Atkinson transferred ownership of the paper to a charitable organization given the mandate of continuing the paper's liberal tradition. In 1949, the Province of Ontario passed the Charitable Gifts Act, barring charitable organizations from owning large parts of profit-making businesses, that required the Star to be sold. Atkinson's will had directed that profits from the paper's operations were "for the promotion and maintenance of social and economic reforms which are charitable in nature, for the benefit of the people of the province of Ontario" and it stipulated that the paper could be sold only to people who shared his social views.

The five trustees of the charitable organization circumvented the Act by buying the paper themselves and swearing before the Supreme Court of Ontario to continue what became known as the "Atkinson Principles": A strong and independent Canada Social justice Individual and civil liberties Community and civic engagement The rights of working people The necessary role of governmentDescendants of the original owners, known as "the five families", still control the voting shares of Torstar, the Atkinson Principles continue to guide the paper to this day. In February 2006, Star media columnist Antonia Zerbisias wrote on her blog: Besides, we are the Star which means we all have the Atkinson Principles—and its multi-culti values—tattooed on our butts. Fine with me. At least we are upfront about our values, they always work in favour of building a better Canada. From 1922 to 1933, the Star was a radio broadcaster on its station CFCA, broadcasting on a wavelength of 400 metres, whose coverage was complementary to the paper's reporting.

The station was closed following the establishment of the Canadian Radio Broadcasting Commission and the introduction of a government policy that, in essence, restricted private stations to an effective radiated power of 100 watts. The Star would continue to supply sponsored content to the CRBC's CRCT station—which became CBC station CBL—an arrangement that lasted until 1946. In 1971, the newspaper was renamed the Toronto Star and moved to a modern office tower at One Yonge Street by Queens Quay; the original Star building at 80 King Street West was demolished to make room for First Canadian Place. The new building housed the paper's presses. In 1992, the printing plant was moved to the Toronto Star Press Centre at the Highway 407 & 400 interchange in Vaughan. In September 2002, the logo was changed, "The" was dropped from the papers. During the 2003 Northeast blackout, the Star printed the paper at a press in Ontario; until the mid-2000s, the front page of the Toronto Star had no third-party advertising aside from upcoming lottery jackpot estimates from the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation.

On May 28, 2007, the Star unveiled a redesigned paper that features larger type, narrower pages, fewer and s

Mari Okamoto

Mari Okamoto is a Japanese actress and voice actress. Despite being born in Tokyo, Okamoto was raised in Hirakata, where she spent her elementary-school years. In 1961, she made her debut for performing arts activities in comedy. In 1970, she moved back to Tokyo, with subsequent transfer to the headquarters of the city, where she changed her name from "Noda Mutsumi" to her current name. In 1971, she starred as an extra. In 197o, she had made her voice-acting debut in the anime series Inakappe Taishō, where she voiced Kikuko Ogaki, her first major performances were in the anime television series is Yatterman. From the 1970s to the 1980s, she appeared in many anime works produced by Tatsunoko Production. Inakappe Taishō - Kikuko Ogaki Demetan Croaker, The Boy Frog - Ranatan Neo-Human Casshern - Flora, Morena The Song of Tentomushi - Tsukimi Isshu Vicky the Viking - Tilde Dog of Flanders - Annie Time Bokan - Junko Paul's Miraculous Adventure - Laura Yatterman - Ai/Yatterman-2 Gatchaman II - Lisa Space Battleship Yamato II - Teresa Tōshō Daimos - Reiko Hana no Ko Lunlun - Lunlun The Rose of Versailles - Dianne Maeterlinck's Blue Bird: Tyltyl and Mytyl's Adventurous Journey - Sprit of the Light Ohayō!

Spank - Aiko Morimura The Three Musketeers - Queen Anne City Hunter:.357 Magnum - Nina Shutenberg Otoko wa Tsurai yo - Sakura Suwa Tegami Bachi - Louisa The Wizard of Oz - Dorothy Gale Karafuto 1945 Summer Hyosetsu no mon - Tomoko Katori Kigeki: Onna uridashimasu - Asako Tora's Pure Love - Sayuri Ōzora The Yellow Handkerchief - Ramen shop girl Nomugi Pass - Ei Kubo Hana no Ran - Chigusa Seigi no Shinboru Kondoruman - Sayuri Terada The Big Boss – Chiao Mei Fist of Fury – Yuan Li'er The Magnificent Seven – Petra Suspiria – Suzy Bannion Suspiria – Anke Meier Way of the Dragon – Chen Ching-hua The Wizard of Oz – Dorothy Gale Mari Okamoto at Anime News Network's encyclopedia Mari Okamoto on IMDb Mari Okamoto's page at 81 Produce Mari Okamoto at GamePlaza-Haruka Voice Acting Database

Ethel, Mississippi

Ethel is a U. S. town in Attala County, Mississippi. The population was 418 at the 2010 census. Ethel is named for the daughter of Capt. S. B. McConnico; the mayor of Ethel is Ophelia Mitchell. Ethel is located at 33°7′25″N 89°27′55″W, along the Yockanookany River. According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.58 square miles, all land. As of the census of 2000, there were 452 people, 173 households, 125 families residing in the town; the population density was 752.3 people per square mile. There were 208 housing units at an average density of 346.2 per square mile. The racial makeup of the town was 54.42% White, 44.91% African American, 0.66% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.44% of the population. There were 173 households out of which 39.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.4% were married couples living together, 22.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 27.7% were non-families. 25.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.6% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older.

The average household size was 2.61 and the average family size was 3.07. In the town, the population was spread out with 28.8% under the age of 18, 10.8% from 18 to 24, 26.3% from 25 to 44, 21.7% from 45 to 64, 12.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females, there were 98.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 83.0 males. The median income for a household in the town was $20,114, the median income for a family was $21,667. Males had a median income of $22,083 versus $13,409 for females; the per capita income for the town was $8,240. About 30.4% of families and 32.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 48.5% of those under age 18 and 19.3% of those age 65 or over. The town of Ethel is served by the Attala County School District. Archie Dees, professional basketball player. Myrtis Methvin, the second woman to serve as mayor of a community in the U. S. state of Louisiana