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Trinity, Alabama

Trinity is a town in Morgan County, United States and is included in the Decatur Metropolitan Area, as well as the Huntsville-Decatur Combined Statistical Area. As of the 2010 census, the population of the town was 2,095, up from 1,841 in 2000, it was incorporated in 1901. Trinity was developed in the 1810s as area plantation owners built houses atop Trinity Mountain to escape the mosquito-infested lowlands. A post office operated at Trinity from 1848 to 1853; the post office reopened under the name "Trinity Station" in 1866. The town incorporated in 1901, changed its name to "Trinity" two years later. Trinity is located across a scattered area between U. S. Route 72 on State Route 24 to the south. Decatur lies just to the east, Wheeler Lake lies to the north; the southern parts of the town are located atop Trinity Mountain, a broad ridge that rises several hundred feet above the surrounding terrain. According to the U. S. Census Bureau, the town has a total area of all land; as of the census of 2000, there were 1,841 people, 691 households, 563 families living in the town.

The population density was 508.5 people per square mile. There were 728 housing units at an average density of 201.1 per square mile. The racial makeup of the town was 88.00% White, 9.61% Black or African American, 1.25% Native American, 0.11% Asian, 0.16% from other races, 0.87% from two or more races. 1.14% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. There were 691 households out of which 38.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.9% were married couples living together, 8.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 18.4% were non-families. 16.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.5% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.65 and the average family size was 2.96. In the town, the population was spread out with 25.7% under the age of 18, 6.1% from 18 to 24, 31.2% from 25 to 44, 26.1% from 45 to 64, 10.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females, there were 94.6 males.

For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.1 males. The median income for a household in the town was $54,271, the median income for a family was $60,139. Males had a median income of $43,393 versus $27,552 for females; the per capita income for the town was $21,467. About 4.6% of families and 6.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.7% of those under age 18 and 5.8% of those age 65 or over. As of the census of 2010, there were 2,095 people, 783 households, 647 families living in the town; the population density was 581.9 people per square mile. There were 823 housing units at an average density of 228.6 per square mile. The racial makeup of the town was 88.6% White, 6.7% Black or African American, 1.1% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 1.7% from other races, 1.6% from two or more races. 3.3 % of the population were Latino of any race. There were 783 households out of which 35.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 71.9% were married couples living together, 6.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 17.4% were non-families.

14.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.4% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.68 and the average family size was 2.95. In the town, the population was spread out with 25.8% under the age of 18, 6.0% from 18 to 24, 26.2% from 25 to 44, 29.5% from 45 to 64, 12.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40.3 years. For every 100 females, there were 100.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.9 males. The median income for a household in the town was $61,060, the median income for a family was $71,818. Males had a median income of $54,250 versus $34,205 for females; the per capita income for the town was $28,628. About.9% of families and 2.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.7% of those under age 18 and 3.7% of those age 65 or over. Media related to Trinity, Alabama at Wikimedia Commons Official website

Steffen Heitmann

Steffen Heitmann is a German Protestant theologian, church jurist and former politician. From 1990 to 2000 he was Minister of Justice of Saxony, was a member of the Saxon Landtag from 1994 to 2009. From 1991 until his retirement in 2015 he was a member of the Christian Democratic Union of Germany. Steffen Heitmann's father died in 1945 in a Soviet prisoner of war camp and his mother died 1957. Heitmann grew up with his grandparents. Heitmann took his Abitur examination in Dresden in 1963, refused military service and began training at the German Evangelical Church administration. Heitmann studied theology and phylogeny at the University of Leipzig from 1964 to 1969, took state examinations in theology and in 1972 took the second theological examination. In 1971/73 he was a parish pastor in the Dresden Evangelical Community; this was followed by a church legal training, which he completed in 1980 with the first and 1981 with the second juridical examination. In 1982 Heitmann became administrative director of the church district of Dresden.

In the autumn of 1989 Heitmann was legal adviser to the Dresden "Group of 20" opposition group. In April 1990, he headed the Working Group on the Gohrisch Draft Constitution of the Free State of Saxony. In 1990 Heitmann became State Minister of Justice of Saxony and joined the CDU in December 1991. In 1994 he was elected a member of the Saxon Landtag. In 1993, Heitmann was the CDU candidate for the May 1994 election of the President of Germany, chosen by Helmut Kohl. On 25 November 1993, after disputed statements on the role of women, the Holocaust and foreigners which were regarded as ultra- conservative or reactionary by critics, he renounced his candidacy; the support of the FDP party in the 1994 Federal Assembly, essential to Heitmann's election, was uncertain. The case points to the strong effect of the media. Surveys revealed. An interview with Heitmann in the Süddeutsche Zeitung on September 18, 1993, brought discussions on Heitmann's political positions. In the interview Heitmann talked about the multicultural society: "I consider this concept as a misguided program.

A multicultural society can not be prescribed, it can grow at all costs." On the nation, Heitmann said:"I am not afraid of the term. I am only frustrated by its misuse." On the way to dealing with the Nazi past, Heitmann posed: "The German post-war role was in a way, a continuation of the presumed special role of the Nazi period. This is over. I believe that the organized death of millions of Jews in gas chambers is indeed unique – just as there are many unique events. There are no repeats in history anyway, but I do not believe that a special role of Germany can be derived from this until the end of history. The time has come – the post-war period has come to an end with German unity – to classify this event." Heitmann referred in this context to taboos, which he saw in the political culture of Germany: "The odd thing is in the Federal Republic of Germany, that there are a few areas that are taboo. There is an intellectual debate which does not correspond to the feeling of the majority of the citizens, but can not be left unpunished.

And this includes foreigners. This includes the past of Germany – the Nazi past; this includes women. I believe that these debates must be broken at the risk of being placed in certain corners in which one does not feel well."Heitmann was co-editor of the week newspaper Rheinischer Merkur from 1995 to 2010. From 2003 to 2010 he was President of the Cultural Foundation of the Free State of Saxony. In 2000 accusations were made that Heitmann, as Minister of Justice, had influenced ongoing proceedings in favor of party friends. After a complaint by the Saxon Data Protection Supervisor and after protest letters from a large number of judges, he resigned from the ministry, but rejected any wrongdoing, he did not run for office in the 2009 state elections in Saxony. During the refugee crisis in Europe in 2015, Heitmann wrote an open letter to Chancellor Angela Merkel in late November, protesting against the refugee policy of the CDU. In the letter he held the Chancellor responsible for an "uncontrolled stream of refugees" and said, "I have never felt so alien to my country in the GDR."

Steffen Heitmann has been married to the sculptor Christine Heitmann since 1965. In the mid 1970s, the couple used to conduct "Kellergespräche" with lectures and discussions in the local cellar. 1993 Senator-Lothar-Danner-Medal 1997 The Eugen Bolz Prize 1997 Saxon constitutional medal 1998 Federal Service Cross, Class I Heiko Girnth: Texte im politischen Diskurs. Ein Vorschlag zur diskursorientierten Beschreibung von Textsorten. Muttersprache 106.1, pp. 66–80. Klaus J. Groth / Joachim Schäfer: Stigmatisiert – Der Terror der Gutmenschen. Aton-Verlag 2003, ISBN 3-9807644-5-1, 2nd chapter: Der Kandidat Short Biography of Heitmann, Steffen in Wer war wer in der DDR? 5th edition. Volume 1, Ch. Links, Berlin 2010, ISBN 978-3-86153-561-4

2019 Canadian Figure Skating Championships

The 2019 Canadian Tire National Skating Championships was held on January 13–20th 2019, in Saint John, New Brunswick. Organized by Skate Canada and sponsored by Canadian Tire, the event determined the national champions of Canada. Medals were be awarded in the disciplines of men's singles, women's singles, pair skating, ice dancing on the senior and novice levels. Although the official International Skating Union terminology for female skaters in the singles category is ladies, Skate Canada uses women officially; the results of this competition were among the selection criteria for the 2019 Four Continents Championships, the 2019 World Junior Championships and the 2019 World Championships. Saint John was named as the host in January 2018. Competitors qualified at the Skate Canada Challenge held in Edmonton, Alberta in December 2018; this was Saint John’s first time hosting this event. The city had hosted Skate Canada International three times, they hosted the ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships in December 1997.

The Skate Canada published the entry list on December 21, 2018. All competition events for the 2019 Canadian Tire National Skating Championships will be held at Harbour Station in Saint John, New Brunswick. Practices will be held at Qplex in New Brunswick; the Harbour Station is the home of the Saint John Sea Dogs, of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League and the Saint John Riptide of the National Basketball League of Canada. The competition took place from January 14–19, 2019. All times are in NST. Skate Canada will announce the team for the 2019 World Championships after the championships. Skate Canada will announce the team for the 2019 Four Continents Championships after the championships. Skate Canada will announce the team for the 2019 World Junior Championships after the championships. Official website

Muggiaea kochii

Muggiaea kochii is a species of small hydrozoan, a siphonophore in the family Diphyidae. Muggiaea kochii is similar in appearance to the related Muggiaea atlantica, it consists of a single nectophore, the exterior of which has five complete longitudinal ridges, the bases of which bend dorsally. The hydroecium is shallow and the somatocyst extends to about half the height of the nectophore; the eudoxid stage is indistinguishable from that of M. atlantica. Muggiaea kochii is found in the neritic zone on both sides of the warm temperate and subtropical Atlantic Ocean, it is present on the Gulf Coast of the United States where it occurs in brackish water in bays. In the Mediterranean Sea it is most abundant in the period April to June, but this varies from year to year, it occurs in the Adriatic Sea where it was joined in the 1990s by the non-native M. atlantica. This species was first detected in the marine lakes on the island of Mljet in southern Croatia in 2001, since seems to have displaced M. kochii in the Great Lake there.

In the Atlantic Ocean, the ranges of M. kochii and M. atlantica only overlap to a limited extent. M. kochii is a warm-temperate species, being found between 48°N and 36°S, while M. atlantica is a cool-temperate species occurring between 55°N and 37°S. Muggiaea kochii feeds on copepods while predators such as hyperiid amphipods feed on M. kochii. Reproduction in Muggiaea kochii is by an alternation of generations between an asexual polygastric form and the sexual eudoxid form which becomes separated from the nectophore; the complete cycle takes two weeks at 24 °C and three weeks at 18 °C. When the water temperature falls to 13 °C, the animal becomes lethargic and unmoving

Sierra Juarez brook frog

The Sierra Juarez brook frog is a species of frog in the family Hylidae endemic to Mexico. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, rivers, it is threatened by habitat loss and by chytridiomycosis, the IUCN has assessed its conservation status as "endangered". The Sierra Juarez brook frog is a small species with a snout-to-vent length of 26 to 30 mm; the male has a rounded snout when a squarish snout when seen from the side. The nostrils are protuberant, the eyes have golden irises and the tympani are oval; the limbs are robust and the toes are webbed. The colouring is rather variable, with the dorsal surface green and the ventral surface yellowish; the front and back of the thighs as well as parts of the shin and hind toes are some shade of red or orange-red. This frog was first described by the American herpetologist William E. Duellman in 1961 and at that time he had not been able to find and describe a female; this frog requires moist conditions.

Breeding occurs in the summer but may take place throughout the year. The male streams; the call consists of from three to thirteen low notes, each lasting for 0.08 seconds and changing frequency in the middle, sounding like "raa-raa-raa". The tadpoles develop in streams and cling onto rocks and stones with their mouthparts to avoid being swept away; the Sierra Juarez brook frog has a limited range in the Sierra Juárez Mountains in the state of Oaxaca in southeastern Mexico, where it is present at altitudes between 680 and 1,850 m. The chief threats it faces are from degradation of its cloud forest habitat by human actions; some of the tadpoles were found to have keratinised mouthparts, to indicate infection with the chytridiomycosis fungus, this may be a threat for this uncommon species. The International Union for Conservation of Nature has assessed its conservation status as "endangered"

It's Gonna Be Me

"It's Gonna Be Me" is a song by American boy band NSYNC, released as the second single from their second studio album No Strings Attached in the United States, third in Europe on June 12, 2000. It became the only song by NSYNC to peak at the number-one position on the US Billboard Hot 100. "It's Gonna Be Me" first appeared on the US Top 40 Tracks chart on the May 6, 2000 issue of Billboard at number thirty three, after it was distributed as a promotional record. It was sent to retail stores in the US on July 11, after it debuted on the Billboard Hot 100 at number forty two the previous week, due to early street-date violations; this caused the song to reach number-one on the July 29 issue, scanning 91,000 units. It was the second song released by Jive Records to reach number-one since Britney Spears' "... Baby One More Time" the previous year, as they were the only two singles to be released as CD and cassette formats; the song is based on 44 common time, the tempo is played in the key of C minor.

According to the sheet music published at Musicnotes.com by Universal Music Publishing Group, NSYNC's vocal range spans from the low note F4 to the high note of G5. Chuck Taylor of Billboard described the song as "a finely crafted example of why pop music continues to excel on the top 40 airwaves", stating that the members are able to utilize constructive layers of harmonization on top of an "avalanche of meaty beats". Morrissey of Sputnikmusic described the song as "captivating in its menacing bent coupled with the oh-so-gaudy Barbie & Ken video". David Browne of Entertainment Weekly was more critical, claiming that "they stretch out words like'babe' into'bayyyyb', resulting in unintentional parodies of R&B singing". In 2015, Rolling Stone staff ranked it as the 15th greatest boy band song of all time, they noted how "the lyric juxtaposes the hesitancy of the song's love interest with the determination of an eager-to-please beau represented by both JC Chasez and Justin Timberlake". In a retrospective side-by-side comparison between the 15th anniversary boy band albums.

She stated that it was the "NSYNC discography's real star", claiming that the song's "relatively simple melody and Justin’s menacing vocals" resulted in "an irresistible three minutes that climaxes with a bridge highlighting the kind of overlapping harmonies that define boy bands". "It's Gonna Be Me" topped the Billboard Hot 100 for two consecutive weeks, charting on July 29–August 5, 2000. Worldwide, the song reached number-one in Canada and charted within the top-ten in New Zealand, Sweden and the United Kingdom, it has since been certified Gold by the RIAA. The music video was directed by Wayne Isham, was shot on April 26–28, 2000 at the Los Angeles Center Studios; the video debuted on TRL on May 23, 2000, was released on MTV's Making the Video. Joji Tani, known by Screaming Mad George, provided make-up for the video, which consisted of prosthetics being used to transform the band into dolls; as of November 2019, the video has over 103 million views on YouTube. The video begins with "Bye Bye Bye" playing in the background.

Each group member is an animated plastic doll version of themselves in a box similar to their album cover. They punch through the plastic sleeve on their boxes and try to attract the attention of the girl shopping so that they can be bought. Army men abseil down from a taller shelf, destroy their boxes, start to physically assault them, they end up winning and laugh at them when they are purchased, giving them a mocking salute in the process. Next, the members attempt to converse with them; the Barbies drop a net on them, again tease them when they are bought instead of the band. Joey Fatone accidentally knocks down a stack of dominoes shaped as the band's logo, as they frantically run on top of the shelf after noticing the girl walking past their section; the band abseil onto the shelf and perform the song's dance routine for her, gaining her affection for them. She purchases the dolls, upon being scanned, become the real-life version of each member. At the end of the video, the doll version of Justin Timberlake shoves the other band member dolls down behind him on the shelf, while the real-life band members and the girl walk out of the store together.

Throughout the video, the real-life NSYNC members perform a choreographed dance routine in a circular arena filled with multi-colored strobe lighting effects changing the color of the background. These are accompanied by zooming and dissolving effects. NSYNC debuted the song's live performance at the 2000 MTV Movie Awards, in which they appeared out of the cardboard packaging seen in the music video. Billboard editor Carla Hay described "the choreographed performance" as eliciting "the most enthusiastic response from the audience", they performed an extended dance mix of the song at the 2000 MTV Video Music Awards, along with "Bye Bye Bye" and "This I Promise You". NSYNC performed it on several television programs, such as Good Morning America, The Rosie O'Donnell Show, Top of the Pops."It's Gonna Be Me" was performed as part of their setlist on the No Strings Attached Tour, PopOdyssey and Celebrity Tour concerts. Following the release of the video, marionettes for each NSYNC member were created, as a reference to the group's previous video "Bye Bye Bye".

Throughout the song, Justin Timberlake pronounces the word "me" such that it sounds more like "May," at the song's end. This oddity has led to an internet craze in which memes of Tim