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Warren County, Iowa

Warren County is a rural county located in the U. S. state of Iowa. As of the 2010 census, the population was 46,225; the county seat is Indianola. Warren County is included in IA Metropolitan Statistical Area. Warren County was formed in 1846, it was named for a hero in the American Revolutionary War. The present Warren County Court House was opened in 1939. According to the U. S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 573 square miles, of which 570 square miles is land and 3.5 square miles is water. Polk County Marion County Lucas County Clarke County Madison County The 2010 census recorded a population of 46,225 in the county, with a population density of 80.8638/sq mi. There were 18,371 housing units; as of the census of 2000, there were 40,671 people, 14,708 households, 11,207 families residing in the county. The population density was 71 people per square mile. There were 15,289 housing units at an average density of 27 per square mile; the racial makeup of the county was 98.08% White, 0.27% Black or African American, 0.17% Native American, 0.38% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.29% from other races, 0.76% from two or more races.

1.08% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. There were 14,708 households out of which 37.80% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.50% were married couples living together, 8.80% had a female householder with no husband present, 23.80% were non-families. 19.90% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.70% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.65 and the average family size was 3.05. In the county, the population was spread out with 27.00% under the age of 18, 9.70% from 18 to 24, 28.20% from 25 to 44, 23.20% from 45 to 64, 11.80% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females, there were 94.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.80 males. The median income for a household in the county was $50,349, the median income for a family was $56,344. Males had a median income of $36,983 versus $26,768 for females; the per capita income for the county was $20,558.

About 3.70% of families and 5.10% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.40% of those under age 18 and 5.20% of those age 65 or over. Beech Churchville Cool Liberty Center Prole Warren County has sixteen townships: The population ranking of the following table is based on the 2010 census of Warren County.† county seat National Register of Historic Places listings in Warren County, Iowa Official Warren County website

Let's Push Things Forward

"Let's Push Things Forward" is a song by English alternative hip hop group The Streets. It was released in April 2002 as the second single from their debut album Original Pirate Material, it peaked at number 30 on the UK chart. The song is performed by Kevin Mark Trail." "'Let's Push Things Forward' grew on me…" remarked Pink Floyd's David Gilmour. "It's anarchic. It has its own anti-big-company ethos, and it has strange little quirks of timing that I find hard to use. It will influence me in the future. I don't know, but it's nice to hear something that works, outside your usual frame of reference." The music video was directed by the Snorri Brothers and premiered in April 2002. It was filmed in South London with the first shot looking south in Deptford Church Street, London "Let's Push Things Forward" "Let's Push Things Forward" "Let's Push Things Forward" "Let's Push Things Forward" "All Got Our Runnins" "Don't Mug Yourself"

History of the Jews in the Arabian Peninsula

The history of the Jews in the Arabian Peninsula dates back to Biblical times. The Arabian Peninsula is defined as including the present day countries of Bahrain, Oman, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and Yemen politically and parts of Iraq and Jordan geographically. Jewish communities have lived in present day Iraq and Yemen, but most have migrated to Israel as a result of the Arab-Israeli conflict; some Jewish communities develop in the Arabian peninsula as a result of expanding business and commerce as well as increased tolerance to Jews, such as in Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates. The history of the Jews in Iraq is documented over twenty-six centuries, from the time of the Babylonian captivity c. 600 BCE, as noted in the Hebrew Bible and other historical evidence from the period, to modern Iraq. Iraqi Jews constitute one of the world's oldest and most significant Jewish communities. In the 1930s, the situation of the Jews in Iraq deteriorated; the growing Iraqi Arab nationalist sentiment included Iraqi Jews as fellow Arabs, but these views changed with ongoing conflict in the Palestinian Mandate.

Despite protestations of their loyalty to Iraq, Iraqi Jews were subject to discrimination and harsh laws. On August 27, 1934 many Jews were dismissed from public service, quotas were set up in colleges and universities. Zionist activities were banned, as was Hebrew in Jewish schools. Following Rashid Ali's pro-Axis coup, the Farhud pogrom of June 1 and 2, 1941, broke out in Baghdad in which 200 Jews were murdered, up to 2,000 injured—damages to property were estimated at $3 million. There was looting in many other cities at around the same time. Afterwards, Zionist emissaries from Palestine were sent to teach Iraqi Jews self-defense, which they were eager to learn.." From 1950 to 1952, Operation Ezra and Nehemiah airlifted 120,000 Iraqi Jews to Israel via Iran and Cyprus. By 1968 only 2,000 Jews remained in Iraq. Today less than 100 Jews remain, all of. In Biblical times, much of the territory of present-day Jordan was part of the Land of Israel. According to the Hebrew Bible, three Israelite tribes lived on this territory: the Tribe of Reuben, the Tribe of Gad and the Tribe of Manasseh.

Since its 1516 incorporation in the Ottoman Empire, this territory was part of the vilayet of Damascus-Syria until 1660 part of the vilayet of Saida interrupted by the 7 March – July 1799 French occupation of Jaffa and Caesarea. During the siege of Acre in 1799, Napoleon issued a proclamation to the Jews of Asia and Africa to help him conquer Jerusalem. On 10 May 1832 it was one of the Turkish provinces annexed by Muhammad Ali's shortly imperialistic Egypt, but in November 1840 direct Ottoman rule was restored; the British Balfour Declaration of 1917 promised both sides of the Jordan River to the Jewish people, but, changed by the Churchill White Paper which split off Transjordan from the British Mandate of Palestine. Following the United Nations Partition Plan for Palestine of 1947, Jordan was one of the Arab countries that attacked the new Jewish state of Israel, it gained some victories but it was defeated during the Six-Day war when it attacked Israel again. Jordan signed the Israel-Jordan Treaty of Peace.

Bahrain's Jewish community is tiny. There was a Jewish presence in Bahrain for many centuries, now the descendants of immigrants who entered the country in the early 1900s from Iraq and India, numbered 600 families in 1948. Over the next few decades, most left for other countries England, some 36 families remain as of 2006 with the total of over 100 members. Relations between Bahraini Jews and Bahraini Muslims are respected, with Bahrain being the only state on the Arabian peninsula where there is a specific Jewish community. Bahrain is the only Gulf state with two synagogues and two cemeteries next to each other. One member of the community, Rouben Rouben, who sells TV sets, DVD players, fax machines and kitchen appliances from his downtown showroom, said “95 percent of my customers are Bahrainis, the government is our No. 1 corporate customer. I’ve never felt any kind of discrimination.” Members play a prominent role in civil society: Ebrahim Nono was appointed in 2002 a member of Bahrain's upper house of parliament, the Consultative Council, while a Jewish woman heads a human rights group, the Bahrain Human Rights Watch Society.

According to the JTA news agency, the active Jewish community is "a source of pride for Bahraini officials". The history of the Jews in Kuwait is connected to the history of the Jews in Iraq. In 1776 Sadeq Khan captured Basra, many of the inhabitants left the country and among them were Jews who went to Kuwait. With the Jews' efforts, the country flourished with its trades. Around 1860, their number increased and their trade flourished, they were wholesalers and worked with India—Baghdad and Aleppo. They exported to Europe and China. There were about 80 Jewish families in Kuwait living in one district, they had their own Synagogue with their Sefer Torah. In the Synagogue, they had separate place for the women. Saturday is a sacred day. Jews didn't work that day, they had their own Cemetery which shows that they lived there for a long time. Kuwait's population is now thirty five thousand and most of them are Arabs. Before 1914 there were ab

Prasanna Kumar Patasani

Prasanna Kumar Patasani is a Lawyer, Philosopher and Member of the 16th Lok Sabha of India. He represents the Bhubaneswar constituency of Odisha and is the Vice President and Founder Member of the Biju Janata Dal. Patsani joined the Maharishi Mahesh yogi ashram at Rishikesh and went through yoga ashanas trainings, he went to Switzerland to join the ashram of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi's Ashram. In Switzerland he was the student of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi with Ravi Sankar. With the team of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi he travelled extensively worldwide and about one hundred countries. Around 1980's he returned to India and was the founder President of Maharishi College of Natural Law in Bhubaneswar, the state capital of Orissa. There after he took part and open around hundreds of institutions, out of which 20-30 institutions are in the name of Patasani and he is the founder father of various educational institutions in the state of Orissa. In 1980s the people of the eastern region used to travel towards the southern states for higher and technical educations, where after upon the active leadership of Prasanna Patasani not only the state of Orissa became the hub of the technical education in the state but in the entire eastern region Orissa became the hub for the technical education behind all the institutions, Prasanna Patasani has played the major role for establishment of such institutions.

Apart from the educational institutions, Prasanna Patasani has written many a Books and poems and Film songs besides acting in various movies and songs which were well acclaimed not only in the state of Orissa but spread worldwide. Prasanna Patasani has been elected for the eighth time, he is a great follower of Shri Biju Patnaik. Patasani has published 60 books, in different languages, has written about 100 articles, he has spoken in Japan, US, UK at Oxford University on "the future of human civilization". He had gone underground for about 12 years to save him from imprisonment on the alleged involvement with the Maoist and their cause. During the period of his underground he joined his guru, Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, who taught him the Patanjali Yoga Sutra, which changed his life, he still carries the "blessing wand". ON INDIAN LANGUAGES: Dr. Prasanna Kumar Patasani is the Sanyojak of Bharatiya Raj Bhasa Salahkar Samiti in the Indian Parliament, he has authored many other Indian Constitutionally Acclaimed Language books.

He is an advisor to Bharatiya Bhasa Abhiyan Odisha and has delivered lectures on many Indian languages and is working for the promotion of all the 22 official languages in India in the Courts and is delivering lectures for bringing ordinance in respective states for implementation of state languages in the respective Hon'ble High Courts including Orissa High Court under Article 348 of the Constitution of India. Dr. Prasanna PAtasani is termed as the principal leader leading Odia language to be declared as the Classical Language status in India since he argued that the History of Odia Language and Odia script in Pali too and is much available in the caves of Khandagiri and Udaya Giri in Bhubaneswar which goes back to three thousand years. Indian general election, 2014 Indian general election, 2009 Members of Fourteenth Lok Sabha - Parliament of India website


Dawlish is an English seaside resort town and civil parish in Teignbridge on the south coast of Devon, 12 miles from the county town of Exeter and the larger resort of Torquay. Its population of 12,345 in 2001 rose to about 16,000 by 2018, was expected to grow in coming years, as several large housing estates were under construction in the north and east of the town, it had grown in the 18th century from a small fishing port into a well-known seaside resort, as had its near neighbour, Teignmouth, in the 19th century. Dawlish is located at the outlet of a small river, Dawlish Water, between Permian red sandstone cliffs, is fronted by a sandy beach with the South Devon Railway sea wall and the Riviera Line railway above. Behind this is a central public park, The Lawn, through which Dawlish Water flows. To the south-west of Dawlish is a headland, Lea Mount, with Boat Cove at its foot and Coryton Cove, the furthest part of the beach accessible by the seawall path behind it. There is a food kiosk there.

To the north-east, via the beach or seawall, the coast can be followed for some 2 km to Langstone Rock and the resort of Dawlish Warren beyond. Dawlish is known for its black swans, introduced from Western Australia, which live with other exotic waterfowl in a small urban sanctuary on Dawlish Water. There are several attractions in and around the town, such as beaches, safari mini-golf, a waterfowl centre, a leisure centre with a pool, a countryside park, the Dawlish Museum; the name Dawlish derives from a Welsh river name meaning black stream. There was a Roman translation of Dolfisc, meaning'Dark river' and'The Devils Water', it was first recorded in 1044 as Doflisc. By 1086 it was Dovles. Before Dawlish itself was settled and salt makers came down from the higher ground where they lived, to take advantage of the natural resources available on the coast hereabouts, they stored it in sheds nearby. The unpredictable nature of the stream, Dawlish Water, during floods is to have led to nearby Teignmouth being the preferred site for salt-making, the practice stopped at Dawlish during the Anglo-Saxon period.

The earliest settlement at Dawlish grew up a mile away from the coast, around the area where the parish church is today. There is evidence of early settlements at Aller Farm, Lidwell and at Higher and Lower Southwood, where the ground would have been fertile and not subject to flooding; the land that includes present-day Dawlish was granted by Edward the Confessor to Leofric the first Bishop of Exeter, in 1044. After the Norman Conquest, Leofric gave the land to the Diocese of Exeter, which held it until it was sold, in 1802. Little of note happened at Dawlish until the end of the 18th century, when seaside locations on the south coast started to become popular with the wealthy caused by George III making Weymouth in Dorset his summer holiday residence from 1789. In May 1795, the antiquarian and topographer John Swete spent some time in Dawlish and reported that although not long ago it had been no more than a fishing village, the best lodging house would not cost more than half a guinea per week, it was now so fashionable that "in the height of the season, not a house of the least consequence is to be hired for less than two guineas a week, many of them rise to so high a sum as four or five."In the first decade of the 19th century the land between the original settlement and the sea was "landscaped".

The entire layout survives remarkably unchanged today, despite severe damage from a torrent of water coming down Dawlish Water from the Haldon Hills on the night of 10 November 1810. Worth noting are Manor House and Brook House and some of the cottages in Old Town Street surviving from the old village. Dawlish's transformation from a fishing settlement to a watering hole for Victorian celebrities is documented at the Dawlish Museum. In 1830, Isambard Kingdom Brunel designed a railway, which operated on a pneumatic principle, using a 15-inch iron tube. One of the pumping stations was in this town; the line ran right along the seafront, but Brunel ensured that the line was carried across the mouth of the stream on a small granite viaduct, leaving access to the beach. The atmospheric railway ran between Exeter St Davids and Newton Abbot; the first passenger train ran in September 1847, but the project was besieged with problems with the leather sealing valve, which after 12 months of use needed replacing at a cost of £25,000.

South Devon Railway directors abandoned the project in favour of conventional trains. After visiting Sidmouth in 1801, Jane Austen spent a long holiday at Dawlish in 1802 complaining about its "particularly pitiful and wretched library", she mentioned the town several times in Sensibility. In Charles Dickens' Nicholas Nickleby the protagonist inherits a small farm near Dawlish; the novelist and poet Margaret Holford died in Dawlish on 11 September 1852, aged 84. The Romantic poet John Keats wrote a poem titled "Dawlish fair". Dawlish railway station is in the town centre next to the beach, it offers trains to most stations in Devon and to London, Birmingham and further afield. The line includes one of the memorable stretches of British track for its natural environment, but at high cost, as a constant battle with sea erosion makes it one of the dearest lines to maintain. A storm in 1974 washed away m

Bob Wallace

Bob Wallace was an American software developer and the ninth Microsoft employee. He was the first popular user of the term shareware, creator of the word processing program PC-Write, founder of the software company Quicksoft and an "online drug guru" who devoted much time and money into the research of psychedelic drugs. Bob ended his Usenet posts with the phrase, "Bob Wallace." Bob Wallace was born in Virginia. He first worked on computers as a member of an Explorer Scout troop sponsored by Control Data Corp. in Bethesda, Maryland. His father was an economist who became Assistant Secretary of the Treasury during the administration of John F. Kennedy. Beginning in 1967, Wallace attended Brown University, where he worked on the pioneering hypertext File Retrieval and Editing System with Andries van Dam and Ted Nelson. After attending the University of California, Santa Cruz for two years, he received his undergraduate degree and master's degree in computer science from the University of Washington.

Wallace worked at the Retail Computer Store in Seattle, where he learned about Microsoft after Bill Gates put up a sign advertising for programmers. He joined Microsoft in 1978 as the 9th employee, his first project was to connect a computer to an IBM Selectric typewriter so the company could print software manuals. He was a key developer of TI BASIC. In the late 1970s, Wallace and Gates were known for their hijinks, one incident involved breaking into a construction site and driving bulldozers, at one point running over Gates's Porsche. In 1983, Wallace left Microsoft to form Quicksoft and distribute PC-Write using the shareware concept, which he helped originate. In 1996, Wallace and his wife, Megan Dana-Wallace, started Mind Books, a bookstore that offered publications about psychoactive plants and compounds. In 1998, they started the Promind Foundation, which helped support scientific research, public education, harm reduction efforts related to psychedelics. Wallace served on the Board of Directors for the Heffter Research Institute and helped financially support the most important organizations in the field, including the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies, the Heffter Research Institute, DanceSafe, the Center for Cognitive Liberty and Ethics, EcstasyData, Black Rock Arts Foundation, a number of other projects.

He died unexpectedly of pneumonia in San Rafael, California at age 53. On hearing of Wallace's death, Paul Allen was quoted as saying, "I remember Bob as a gentle soul, soft-spoken, but creative and meticulous in his programming and thinking." The March 1976 issues of Byte magazine had a notice about a new computer club in Seattle. Bob Wallace was listed as a contact person; the Northwest Computer Club held meetings at the Pacific Science Center Bob wrote a column for the newsletter called "Bob's Bits". From the February 1978 column: "Microsoft is hiring systems programmer to work on APL, BASIC, COBOL, FORTRAN for the 8080, Z-80, 6502, 8086 as well as operating systems and other interesting projects. Applicants should have a year of assembly language experience. Contact Paul Allen at 262-1486, or write to them at 300 San Mateo NE, Albuquerque, NM 87108. Microsoft is the leader in microcomputer systems programming. I've applied myself, by the way." One of Bob's club projects was to hold a Personal Computer Fair at the Pacific Science Center.

The April 1978 show had over 60 computers on display for visitors to use. Shortly after that show, Bob joined Microsoft in Albuquerque, New Mexico; the Fair drew over 6000 people. History of Microsoft Bob Wallace Vault, Erowid Biography of Bob Wallace at Seattle Times Bob Wallace biography