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Transport in Sweden

Transportation in Sweden is carried out by car, train, boat or aeroplane. Rail transport is operated by DSBFirst, Green Cargo, Vy Tåg and more. Most counties have companies that do ticketing and financing of local passenger rail, but the actual operation are done by the above-mentioned companies. Total: 11,663 km or 9227 km of national railways standard gauge: 11,568 km 1,435 mm gauge narrow gauge: 65 km of 891 mm gauge Trains keep to the left, as opposed to all neighbouring countries. Stockholm Metro is the only metro system in Sweden. Cities with light rail. Stockholm had a large tram network, but this was discontinued in favour of bus and metro. Norway at Kornsjø, Charlottenberg/Eda and Riksgränsen same gauge - same voltage - same protection system. Most Swedish and Norwegian rail vehicles can cross the border; as there is only single-track at all border crossings, there is no need for bridges to make the transition from left- to right-hand traffic. Finland at Tornio/Haparanda break-of-gauge 1,435 mm /1,524 mm - other protection system.

All freight has to be reloaded. No passenger traffic by rail. Denmark at Öresund bridge same gauge - voltage change 15kVAC/25kVAC - other protection system. Only custom made EMUs can cross the border. Bridges to make the transition from left- to right-hand traffic, are located north of Malmö, so all traffic south of Malmö is in right-hand traffic. Sweden has right-hand traffic today like all its neighbours. Sweden had left-hand traffic from 1736 and continued to do so until 1967. Despite this all cars in Sweden were left-hand drive and the neighbouring Nordic countries drove on the right, leading to mistakes by visitors; the Swedish voters rejected a change to driving on the right in a referendum held in 1955. In 1963 the Riksdag passed legislation ordering the switch to right-hand traffic; the changeover took place on a Sunday morning at 5am on September 3, 1967, known in Swedish as Dagen H, the'H' standing for Högertrafik or right-hand traffic. Since Swedish cars were left-hand drive, experts had suggested that changing to driving on the right would reduce accidents, because drivers would have a better view of the road ahead.

Indeed, fatal car-to-car and car-to-pedestrian accidents did drop as a result. This was due to drivers being more careful and because of the very low speed limits, since accident rates soon returned to nearly the same as earlier. Total roadways: 572,900 km, as of 2009. Motorways run through Sweden and over the Öresund Bridge to Stockholm, Gothenburg and Uddevalla; the system of motorways is still being extended. The longest continuous motorways are Rabbalshede-Vellinge. Gothenburg Gävle Halmstad Helsingborg Hudiksvall Kalmar Kapellskär Karlshamn Karlskrona Lidköping Malmö Norrköping Nynäshamn Stockholm Sundsvall Sölvesborg Trelleborg Varberg Västerås Waterways: 2,052 km note: navigable for small steamers and barges total: 135 ships totaling 2,205,370 GT/1,663,091 tonnes deadweight ships by type: bulk carrier 4 cargo ship 26 carrier 1 chemical tanker 15 passenger 5 passenger/cargo 36 petroleum tanker 11 roll-on/roll-off 30 vehicle carrier 17 230 total: 149 over 3,047 m: 3 2,438 to 3,047 m: 12 1,524 to 2,437 m: 74 914 to 1,523 m: 23 under 914 m: 37 total: 81 914 to 1,523 m: 5 under 914 m: 76 Heliports 2 Gothenburg City Airport Göteborg Landvetter Airport Jönköping Airport Luleå Airport Malmö Airport Stockholm-Arlanda Airport Stockholm-Bromma Airport Stockholm-Skavsta Airport Umeå Airport Växjö Airport - Smaland Airport Sweden Government agencies in Sweden Scandinavian Airlines Volvo, Saab Automobile, Scania Estonia disaster Transport in Denmark Transport in Finland Transport in Iceland Transport in Norway CIA World Factbook 2010 Media related to Transport in Sweden at Wikimedia Commons, Search engine for all public transport inside Sweden including air

GABA transporter type 2

GABA transporter 2 known as sodium- and chloride-dependent GABA transporter 2 is one of four GABA transporters, GAT1, GAT2, GAT3 and BGT1. Note that GAT2 is different from BGT1 despite the fact that the latter transporter is sometimes referred at as GAT-2. All these transporters are hydrophobic proteins with 12 transmembrane segments, extracellular glycosylation sites, intracellular consensus sites for phosphorylation, there is over 50% amino acid homology between each of them; each binds GABA with varying affinities with BGT1 GAT3 the highest. GAT2 is predominantly expressed in hepatocytes in the liver, but is found in proximal tubules in the kidney as well as in the leptomeninges and in some blood vessels in the brain. Deletion of the GAT2 gene in mice does not appear to have any dramatic effects on brain function in a normal situation; the only difference noted so far is a slight elevation of brain Taurine levels. This was an unexpected finding, but is in agreement with the notion that GAT2 permits efflux of GABA and taurine from the brain to circulating blood through the blood brain barrier.

GAT1 and GAT3 have higher concentrations in the brain and have higher affinity to GABA. This makes them more than GAT2 to influence the activity of neurotransmitter GABA in the brain. GAT2 is expressed in hepatocytes and is well positioned to take up GABA entering the liver from the intestine, but it is not known if this is an important function. On the other hand, GAT2 is able to transport taurine and it appears to be the major taurine transporter in the liver. GAT2 is present in proximal tubules in the kidney cortex, but only in the basolateral membranes; the physiological function is unknown. The clinical significance of GAT2 is at present undetermined; some anticonvulsants have been reported to act upon the GABA transporters. There is evidence to suggest that GABA transporters are linked to epilepsy, affective disorders, schizophrenia, but considering that GAT1 and GAT3 are expressed at far higher levels in brain tissue, it is that inhibition of these transporters will have a far greater anticonvulsant effect than inhibition of GAT2 and BGT1.

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Hooker Field

Hooker Field is a stadium in Martinsville, Virginia. It is used for baseball and is the home of the Martinsville Mustangs of the Coastal Plain League and the Patrick Henry Community College Patriots; the ballpark has a capacity of 3,200 people. It opened in 1988 and was the home field of the Appalachian League Martinsville Phillies from 1988 through 1998 and the Martinsville Astros from 1999 to 2003. Ball Parks of the Minor Leagues: Hooker Field Martinsville Mustangs: Hooker Field Charlie's Ballparks: Hooker Field Ballpark Reviews: Hooker Field Minor League Ballparks: Hooker Field Hooker Field News reports: Cooper, Cara. "Local man returns to Hooker Field for first time in 60 years". Martinsville Bulletin. Retrieved January 16, 2020. Meeks, Kim Barto. "Grant will provide upgrades to restrooms, concession stand at Hooker Field in Martinsville this summer". Martinsville Bulletin. Retrieved January 16, 2020. Domingo, Ida. "Hooker Field to receive major upgrades with support from the Harvest grant award".

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Jerome Eddy

Jerome Eddy was a Michigan businessman and diplomat. He served on the Democratic Michigan State Central Committee and was a delegate to many Democratic State Conventions. During the Grover Cleveland Presidency, he served as a United States Consul in Canada. Born on November 29, 1829 in Stafford, Genesee County, New York, Eddy moved to Flint with his parents and Eliza Eddy, in 1837. In 1841, he left school to become an apprentice to George H. Hazleton, brother of another Flint Mayor, Porter Hazelton; when he reached the age of 20, he went into business for himself into real estate. Ellen M. Curtis married Eddy in 1858. Eddy was in the lumbering business with Artemus Thayer operating a planing mill. Original, he lived with his wife at the corner of East Kearsley and Clifford streets the location of the Flint Public Library building, The Carnegie Library, in 1910. Around 1870 they moved to a house on Church Street built by George Hazelton in the 1930s, he was elected as the mayor of the City of Flint in 1878 serving a 1-year term.

While Mayor in 1878, Eddy purchased the Genesee Democrat from H. N. Mather. Soon afterwards, his son Arthur Jerome Eddy edited the Democrat, his son became a noted businessman, art collector, writer. His son married the granddaughter of Henry H. Crapo, a Governor of Michigan. Eddy was buried in Glenwood Cemetery, Flint after he died on November 24, 1905

215 BC

Year 215 BC was a year of the pre-Julian Roman calendar. At the time it was known as the Year of the Consulship of Gracchus; the denomination 215 BC for this year has been used since the early medieval period, when the Anno Domini calendar era became the prevalent method in Europe for naming years. The Carthaginians fail to recapture Sardinia; the Carthaginian general, Hannibal, is denied any reinforcements from Spain for his forces now based in Italy by the activities of the Roman general Publius Cornelius Scipio and his brother Gnaeus Cornelius Scipio Calvus, who, in a battle at Dertosa near the Ebro River stop the Carthaginian general, Hasdrubal's attempt to break through to Italy. The Roman law, Lex Oppia, is instituted by Gaius Oppius, a tribune of the plebs during the consulship of Quintus Fabius Maximus Verrucosus and Tiberius Sempronius Gracchus; the Lex Oppia is the first of a series of sumptuary laws introduced in Rome. It not only restricts women's wealth, but their displaying it; the Roman general, Marcus Claudius Marcellus, again repulses an attack by Hannibal on the city of Nola.

Hannibal's forces occupy the cities of Thurii. However, Hannibal is unable to prevent the Romans from besieging Capua. Philip V of Macedon and Hannibal negotiate an alliance under which they pledge mutual support and defence, they agree to support each other against Rome, that Hannibal shall have the right to make peace with Rome, but that any peace would include Philip and that Rome would be forced to give up control of Corcyra, Epidamnus, Dimale and Atintania and to restore to Demetrius of Pharos all his lands controlled by Rome. The Seleucid king, Antiochus III, crosses the Taurus Mountains, uniting his forces with Attalus of Pergamum and, in one campaign, deprives his rebel general, Achaeus, of all his dominions and takes Sardis. Antiochus IV Epiphanes, king of the Seleucid Empire Apollonius of Rhodes, Greek author Hiero II, tyrant of Syracuse from 270 BC Hieronymus, grandson of Hiero II of Syracuse and tyrant

The Festival of San Joaquin

The Festival of San Joaquin is a 1997 novel, the third from Belizean-American Zee Edgell. In a change from her first two novels, Beka Lamb and In Times Like These, the story is set in the village of San Joaquin, Corozal District. Upon her release from prison, protagonist Luz Marina must figure out how to approach her mother-in-law in order to gain back the custody of her children, Teresa and Feliciano, she went to prison for the death of her husband. The mother of her husband was Dona Catalina Casal, her husband was Don Pablo and their children were Andres Casal, LuisCasal and Salvador Juaquin. Marina sisters were Perla, her mother was named her father was Papa Apolonio. Marina had worked at the home of the Casal family. Salvador was in love with the future wife of his brother Luis. Luz flashes back on the same night as Luis' engagement party, she remembers when Salvador abused her children. He would always lock them in the house for weeks with out drinking anything. Feliciano is sick and in a coma because of Salvador.

Her father dies and Don Pablo leaves San Joaquin so Dona Catalina now becomes a dedicated business woman. Marina tries to uplift herself and her mother since her father is no longer with them, she is always rejected. The only job she got was in Elodio Alpuche Guerra's office, but she was fired because of Dona Catalina, a member of the office. Andres Casal offers her a job at his hotel named CANNA Hotel, she was offered the job of gardener. Andres Casal had loved Luz Marina before and he asked her to marry him, she decided to leave the job and she and her mother open a cafe named Cafe Feliciano. The cafe is shut down because they needed running water, proper garbage disposal and to get rid of the flies, she went to the representative's office for help so she can reopen, but learns that Dona Catalina was responsible. The novel takes place during the festival of the patron saint of the village