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Washington County, Maine

Washington County is a county located in the U. S. state of Maine. As of the 2010 census, its population was 32,856, making it the third-least populous county in Maine, its county seat is Machias. The county was established on June 25, 1789, it borders the Canadian province of New Brunswick. It is sometimes referred to as "Sunrise County" because it includes the easternmost point in the United States, claims have been made that Washington County is where the sun first rises on the 48 contiguous states. Many small seaside communities have small-scale fishing-based economies. Tourism is important along the county's shoreline, but it is not as important as elsewhere in the state; the blueberry crop plays a major role in the county's economy. According to the U. S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 3,258 square miles, of which 2,563 square miles is land and 695 square miles is water. Hancock County – southwest Aroostook County – northwest Penobscot County – northwest York County, New Brunswick, Canada – northeast Charlotte County, New Brunswick, Canada – east Cross Island National Wildlife Refuge Moosehorn National Wildlife Refuge Petit Manan National Wildlife Refuge Saint Croix Island International Historic Site US 1 US 1A SR 6 SR 9 SR 192 SR 193 As of the census of 2000, there were 33,941 people, 14,118 households, 9,303 families living in the county.

The population density was 13 people per square mile. There were 21,919 housing units at an average density of 8 per square mile; the racial makeup of the county was 93.48% White, 0.26% Black or African American, 4.43% Native American, 0.30% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.44% from other races, 1.07% from two or more races. 0.81 % of the population were Latino of any race. 95.0 % spoke 1.9 % Passamaquoddy, 1.0 % Spanish and 1.0 % French as their first language. There were 14,118 households out of which 28.00% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.10% were married couples living together, 9.50% had a female householder with no husband present, 34.10% were non-families. 28.30% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.10% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.34 and the average family size was 2.84. In the county, the population was spread out with 22.90% under the age of 18, 8.00% from 18 to 24, 26.30% from 25 to 44, 25.60% from 45 to 64, 17.30% who were 65 years of age or older.

The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 95.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.90 males. The median income for a household in the county was $25,869, the median income for a family was $31,657. Males had a median income of $28,347 versus $20,074 for females; the per capita income for the county was $14,119. About 14.20% of families and 19.00% of the population were below the poverty line, including 22.40% of those under age 18 and 19.20% of those age 65 or over. As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 32,856 people, 14,302 households, 8,847 families living in the county; the population density was 12.8 inhabitants per square mile. There were 23,001 housing units at an average density of 9.0 per square mile. The racial makeup of the county was 92.1% white, 4.9% American Indian, 0.5% Asian, 0.4% black or African American, 0.4% from other races, 1.7% from two or more races. Those of Hispanic or Latino origin made up 1.4% of the population. In terms of ancestry, 30.4% were English, 17.0% were Irish, 7.0% were German, 6.1% were Scottish, 5.6% were American.

Of the 14,302 households, 25.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.1% were married couples living together, 9.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 38.1% were non-families, 31.6% of all households were made up of individuals. The average household size was 2.24 and the average family size was 2.76. The median age was 46.1 years. The median income for a household in the county was $34,859 and the median income for a family was $43,612. Males had a median income of $35,981 versus $27,336 for females; the per capita income for the county was $19,401. About 14.1% of families and 19.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 29.3% of those under age 18 and 12.4% of those age 65 or over. Washington County is considered a swing county in Maine. In 2004, it was one of only two counties in Maine to vote for Republican George W. Bush over Democrat John Kerry; the county has voted for the winning presidential candidate in every election since 1980. No Democrat has carried a majority of the county since Hubert Humphrey in 1968.

The last Republican to do so was Donald Trump in 2016. In the 2012 Maine Republican Presidential Caucuses, the majority of Washington County voters cast their votes for Republican Ron Paul, but votes from Washington County were not counted because of snow. Mitt Romney won the state by a narrow margin. Calais Eastport East Central Washington North Washington Passamaquoddy Pleasant Point Reservation Passamaquoddy Indian Township Reservation Lubec Machias Woodland Jeremiah O'Brien, Commander of the sloop Unity during the first naval battle of the Revolutionary War. Henry Plummer and outlaw leader of The Innocents, in Bannock, Idaho Territory and raised in Addison. Hiram Burnham, Civil War general. Reuben L. Snowe, Maine state legislator. Theodore Enslin, American poet. Carl Willey, American professional baseball player. Lyn Mikel Brown, American academic, author and community activist. Katie Aselton

Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee

Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee is the state unit of the Indian National Congress — one of the world's largest political organizations — working in the state of Kerala. Its head office is situated at Thiruvananthapuram, it first met in 1921 at the banks of the River Bharathappuzha. Mullappally Ramachandran is the current president of k.p.c.c. Ramesh Chennithala is the current parliamentary party leader. Oommen Chandy 31 August 2004 to 18 May 2006, 18 May 2011 to 19 May 2016. A. K. Antony 27 April 1977 to 27 October 1978. Kesavan Travancore-Cochin Jan 1951 to 12 March 1952 Parur T. K. Narayana Pillai Travancore. M. Hassan V. M. Sudheeran Ramesh Chennithala K. Muraleedharan P. P. Thankachan Thennala G. Balakrishna Pillai Elected on 23 June 2004 C. V. Padmarajan Vayalar Ravi A. K. Antony S. Varadarajan Nair K. M. Chandy K. C. Abraham T. O. Bava R. Sankar 1959 Mohammed Abdul Rahiman Sahib 1939 Pattom A. Thanu Pillai 1938 K. Madhavan Nair 1927 Kerala Students Union Kerala Pradesh Youth Congress Kerala Pradesh Karshaka Congress KPCC OBC Department Kerala Pradesh School Teachers Union AIUWC -All India Unorganized Workers Congress INTUC Mahila Congress Sevadal Jawahar Balajana Vedi INCAS UAE Overseas indian cultural congress Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee All India Congress Committee Veekshanam

Uruguay River pulp mill dispute

The pulp mill dispute was a dispute between Argentina and Uruguay concerning the construction of pulp mills on the Uruguay River. The presidents at the time were Tabaré Vázquez; as a diplomatic and public relations conflict between both parties, the dispute affected tourism and transportation as well as the otherwise amicable relations between the two countries. The feud was unprecedented between the two countries, which have shared historical and cultural ties. Proceedings were brought before the International Court of Justice as a case formally named Pulp Mills on the River Uruguay, it ruled that, although Uruguay failed to inform Argentina of the operations, it did not pollute the river, so closing the pulp mill would be unjustified. The conflict ended in 2010, during the presidencies of Cristina Fernández de Kirchner and José Mujica, with the establishment of a joint coordination of the activities in the river. After twenty years of forest industry development, in October 2003, the Spanish company ENCE, received permission from the Uruguayan government to build a pulp mill in Fray Bentos, on the Uruguay River.

Argentines residing in Gualeguaychú, Entre Ríos, about 35 km from Fray Bentos, had been concerned that ENCE's pulp mill would pollute the river. Some demonstrations had been organized against ENCE. After ENCE received its permit, another company, the Finnish Botnia, made public their intention to consider the same area for another pulp mill. Botnia received the environmental authorization to build a mill in February 2005; the Uruguay River is shared by the two countries and is protected by a treaty, which requires both parties to inform the other of any project that might affect the river. Besides the issue of pollution, Argentina claimed that the Uruguayan government had not asked for permission to build the mills. Uruguayan authorities countered that the Treaty did not require that permission be obtained, but that the other part be appropriately informed, that conversations had indeed been held and filed, without objections on the Argentine part. In addition, they claimed that the technology used in the mills would avoid polluting the river to the extent claimed by Argentines, that more modern wastewater treatment would have a beneficial effect when used for local sewage treatment as well.

Before the construction of the mill, sewage from the city of Fray Bentos was discharged to the river untreated. These claims were backed by neutral expert statements given to the IFC. On 30 April 2005, just two months after President Vazquez and his government took power in Uruguay and two months after the mills were publicly approved, a large group of 10,000-20,000 people blocked the international Libertador General San Martín Bridge protesting the installation of the pulp mills; these demonstrations were organized by the Environmental Assembly of Gualeguaychú and the goal was to bring attention to possible negative effects that the mills could bring to the environment. The people who participated in these demonstrations hoped that by bringing attention to the conflict, the construction of the mills would be interrupted. If this was not feasible they hoped that, at the least, the actions taken by the mills would be changed so that the environment the river, would not be negatively affected.

Demonstrators did not allow any cars to get through the bridge. The only vehicles that could drive through it were cars and trucks from farms, as well as Uruguayans who shopped in Argentina due good exchange rates. However, these Uruguayans would have to park their vehicles near the roadblock and walk through the demonstration and people before they could get in a rental car that drove them to the markets. Protesters agreed that Uruguayan shoppers were allowed to walk through the demonstration safely and without maltreatment. Furthermore, their vehicles were not attacked; the protest gained importance and diplomatic weight, when the governor of Entre Ríos, Jorge Busti, stated his support for it, in July the Argentine chancellor Rafael Bielsa went to Gualeguaychú to meet the residents. In September 2005, the Center for Human Rights and Environment CEDHA, filed a complaint to the Compliance Advisory Ombudsman of the World Bank; the CAO released two reports Preliminary Report and Audit, the audit report was critical of the procedures the IFC followed pertaining to the project.

A draft cumulative impact study of the two mills by the International Finance Corporation of the World Bank was released on 19 December. According to it, the technical requirements of the mills had been fulfilled and the quality of the water and the air in the region should not be harmed; the IFC said it would wait for further consultations to be made before finalizing the study and thus before financing the projects. On 23 December, about 50 Gualeguaychú residents again blocked Route 136 and the General San Martín Bridge, using rubble and vehicles; the block, slated for 8 a.m. started at 5 a.m. angering many drivers who were forced to take a detour to the next bridge, which goes from Colón to Paysandú. This bridge was blocked as well. Many Argentines travel to Uruguay in the summer, beginning before Christmas. On 26 December, the Uruguayan chancellor Reinaldo Gargano accused Argentina of violating Mercosur regulations on freedom of circulation of goods, spoke to Argentine chancellor Jorge Tai

Judith R. Frazin

Judith R. Frazin has been a genealogist for more than 39 years, is the author of three editions of A Translation Guide to 19th-Century Polish-Language Civil-Registration Documents. Frazin has been affiliated with genealogical societies, she served as president of the Jewish Genealogical Society of Illinois for ten years. She was program chairperson for the 1984 national seminar on Jewish genealogy, served as a member-at-large on the board of the International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies for three years. In July 2010, the IAJGS conferred on Frazin its annual award for "Outstanding Contribution to Jewish Genealogy via the Internet, Print or Electronic Product." The Polish Genealogical Society of America recognized Frazin for her contribution to the field of genealogy by selecting her to receive its Wigilia award for the year 2000. Frazin is an experienced lecturer and researcher, penned a genealogical column for the newspaper The Jewish Post and Opinion

American Record Corporation

American Record Corporation referred to as American Record Company, American Recording Corporation, or ARC Records, was an American record company. During 1929 the American Record Corporation was established with the merger of three companies; these were the Cameo Record Corporation, the Pathé Phonograph and Radio Corporation, the Plaza Music Company. Although Plaza's assets were included in the merger, the Plaza company itself was not, the Scranton Button Company, the parent company of Emerson Records. Louis G. Sylvester, the former head of the Scranton Button Company, became the president of the new company, located at 1776 Broadway in Manhattan, New York City. Consolidated Film Industries bought ARC in 1930, Brunswick Record Corporation the next year. Full-priced discs were issued on Brunswick, in 1934 on Columbia. Low-priced records on Oriole, Romeo, as well as Melotone, Vocalion and Perfect. In December 1938, the entire ARC complex was purchased for $700,000 by the Columbia Broadcasting System.

The record company was renamed Columbia Recording Corporation, which revived the Columbia imprint as its flagship label with Okeh Records as a subsidiary label. This allowed the rights to the Brunswick and Vocalion labels to revert to Warner Bros. who sold the labels to Decca Records in 1941. During August 1978 ARC was reactivated by Columbia as Maurice White's vanity label. Acts such as Earth, Wind & Fire, Weather Report, Deniece Williams and The Emotions were signed to the label; the ARC legacy is now part of Sony Music Entertainment. Labels that existed prior to the formation of ARC are marked + ARC Banner +1929-1938 Bernardo Broadway +from 1932 Brunswick +1932-1938 Cameo +1929-1930 Columbia +late 1934-1938 Commodore Conqueror + Domino +1929-1931 Fox Movietone Gospel Herald Gramophone Shop Varieties Hollywood 1936-1937 Homestead + Hot Record Society Jewel +1929-circa 1932 Liberty Music Shops Lincoln +from 1929-1930 Master 1937 Mel-O-Dee 1931 Melotone +1932-1938 Oriole +1929-1938 Pathé +1929-1930 Perfect +1929-1938 Regal +1929-1931 Romeo +1929-1938 Shamrock Stores - Supertone +1930-circa 1931 U.

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I Don't (Mariah Carey song)

"I Don't" is a song by American singer and songwriter Mariah Carey, features rapper YG. Carey previewed the track during an episode of her E! docuseries, Mariah's World, on January 29, 2017. Epic Records released it as a single five days on February 3; the song samples the Donell Jones song "Where I Wanna Be". Carey debuted "I Don't" during an episode of her E! docuseries, Mariah's World, on January 29, 2017. Footage of Carey recording a snippet of the song in a studio booth was broadcast during the episode, which Hugh McIntyre of Forbes described as "perfect timing as far as promotion goes". Two days on January 31, the cover art was revealed by Carey via her official Twitter. Epic Records subsequently released the track for download on February 3, 2017. On March 24, 2017, a remix featuring Remy Ma was released. Mike Wiss of Idolator described the song as being as "legendary" as the artwork: "Mariah Carey has had a tough year, she rang in 2017 with one of the worst live performances of all time and endured the various humiliations of Mariah's World — including a fake romance with backing dancer, Bryan Tanaka."

He added: "Happily, everything else is spot on. Mariah's voice is in fine form and the decision to interpolate Donnell Jones' "Where I Wanna Be" is inspired." Hugh McIntyre from Forbes wrote that the song "doesn’t see the pop star stepping too far out of the comfort zone she’s created over the past decade, opting for a laid back vibe that may please her true devotees, but which might not be uptempo enough to catch the attention of fairweather fans". The music video for the song premiered via Carey's Vevo channel on February 3, 2017, it depicts Carey forlorn by her breakup, wearing a wedding dress only to burn it. She moves in and out from latex to lace. At one point, Carey wears an engagement ring on her middle finger, before pointing it at the camera. Carey directed the video herself and executive-produced the video with her former manager, Stella Bulochnikov. Carey and YG performed "I Don't" live on Jimmy Kimmel Live! on February 15, 2017. A few days she performed the song live at Dubai Jazz Festival.

"I Don't" official music video on YouTube Lyrics of this song at MetroLyrics