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 Norway schools
Your search for 'districts or schools' in 'Norway' returns 4 results.
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www.greatschools.net /modperl/bycity/me/?city=Norway

  
 Kingdom of Norway
(b) Norway to grant to nationals of Ireland the exceptional tax relief which is accorded to Norwegian nationals and persons born of parents having Norwegian nationality pursuant to Section 22 of the Norwegian Taxation Act for the Rural Districts and Section 17 of the Norwegian Taxation Act for the Urban Districts.
The Government of Ireland and the Government of Norway,
In Norway relief is to be given by exemption of Irish income (except dividends) or capital from Norwegian tax but in calculating Norwegian tax on the remaining income or capital Norway may apply the rate which would otherwise have been applicable.
www.revenue.ie /services/tax_info/dtas/norway.htm   (4643 words)

  
 School information for Norway, ME
Other nearby educational agencies (school districts) measured in distance from the center of Norway, Maine.
Find below a list of school districts located in Norway, Maine.
Click on a district's name to see a list of schools in that district, as well as key statistics and financial data.
www.homes101.com /maine-realtors/norway-c7933/schools   (121 words)

  
 The Royal Norwegian Embassy in Washington, D.C. (Norway - the official site in the United States)
Innovation Norway promotes nationwide industrial development profitable to both the business economy and Norways national economy, and helps release the potential of different districts and regions by contributing towards innovation, internationalisation and promotion.
Norway is the world's second largest exporter of crude oil, and a significant supplier of gas to the European market.
Today, the Embassy in Washington is Norway's largest, with a staff of 45, including representatives from a number of Norwegian ministries.
www.norway.org /embassy   (1527 words)

  
 The history of Norway
During this period the political centre of gravity in Norway moved from the southwest to the districts surrounding the Oslofjord.
Norway's Council of the Realm was disbanded, and the Norwegian church lost its autonomy.
The troubled times led tribes to establish defence systems such as forts, and on the eastern banks of Norway's largest lake, Mjøsa, the remains of these are evident over a stretch of 50 km.
www.cyberclip.com /Katrine/NorwayInfo/Articles/HistNorw.html   (6703 words)

  
 The history of Norway
During this period the political centre of gravity in Norway moved from the southwest to the districts surrounding the Oslofjord.
Norway's Council of the Realm was disbanded, and the Norwegian church lost its autonomy.
In a subsequent proclamation from the Swedish king Carl XIII, it was stated that Norway was to have the status of an independent state, with its own free constitution, national representation, its own government and the right to levy taxes.
www.cyberclip.com /Katrine/NorwayInfo/Articles/HistNorw.html   (6703 words)

  
 The history of Norway
During this period the political centre of gravity in Norway moved from the southwest to the districts surrounding the Oslofjord.
Norway's Council of the Realm was disbanded, and the Norwegian church lost its autonomy.
From the middle of the 11th century the legislation that was enacted, the songs that were sung, and the monuments that were erected demonstrated the firm establishment of Christianity in Norway.
www.cyberclip.com /Katrine/NorwayInfo/Articles/HistNorw.html   (6703 words)

  
 NORWAY RAT
In contrast with the House mouse, the Norway rat is the main animal model in the areas of physiology, biochemistry and pharmacology, whereas the House mouse is the main model in genetics and immunology.
They occur wherever there is an abundance of food and shelter, from the subways and crowded tenements of metropolitan districts, to the corn and grain fields of farm country, to the salt marshes of the Atlantic Coast where edible flotsam is washed up on the beaches.
The Norway rat has a coarse fur, prominent naked ears, and a nearly naked scaly tail which is shorter than the head and body.
www.il-st-acad-sci.org /mammals/murids1002.html   (6703 words)

  
 The Royal Norwegian Embassy in Washington, D.C. (Norway - the official site in the United States)
Innovation Norway promotes nationwide industrial development profitable to both the business economy and Norways national economy, and helps release the potential of different districts and regions by contributing towards innovation, internationalisation and promotion.
Norway is the world's second largest exporter of crude oil, and a significant supplier of gas to the European market.
Norway has the world's third largest fleet of commercial vessels.
www.norway.org /embassy   (6703 words)

  
 Issue 13 - Newsletters
This means that there are additional seats reserved in all the 19 polling districts and parties that obtain the set 4% threshold of all votes cast are entitled to a certain number of these seats.
Venstre, currently part of the minority centre-right government with three ministers and two members of parliament, obtained 2.1% in the previous elections.
Venstre is gaining in the polls in the run up to the parliamentary elections 12 September 2005.
www.liberal-international.org /newsletter.asp?ia_id=1203   (641 words)

  
 Aftenposten Norway, Norwegian news in English
They contend the TV2 deal threatens the station's local profile, and they don't want Kanal 4 to be a "Valebrokk channel." They want an equal chance to get news from Norway's local districts on the air, not just news from TV2's main Oslo and Bergen markets, for example.
The board of Kanal 4 agreed last Friday to sell a 34 percent stake in the new station for NOK 30 million (around USD 4 million) to TV2, which currently holds the state concession to operate a national commercial television station in Norway.
TV2, run by high-profile editor and businessman Kaare Valebrokk, also secured an option to buy up to 51 percent of Kanal 4.
www.aftenposten.no /english/business/article597523.ece   (641 words)

  
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The South Norway Ecological Center in Fyresdal conducts developmental and experimental work with special emphasis on the resources of outer-lying districts.
Norway's first livestock exhibition was held in 1856 - in Telemark.
In 1885, a mere 6 years after Edison had invented the first incandescent lamp, Norway's first hydroelectric powerplant that sold electric power to the public was built - the Laugstol Company in Skien, in Telemark.
www.telemarksnett.no /en/edu_txt.html   (641 words)

  
 Widerøe Bergen Norway Directory
Widerøe is a significant airline in the rural districts of Norway.
Actually, Widerøe's network is twice the size of the combined domestic networks of Scandinavian Airlines and Braathens.
Today, 68 years later, Widerøe has more than 300 daily departures to 38 destinations.
www.norway.com /directories/d_company.asp?id=2278   (156 words)

  
 Alta : Planning a Trip Frommers.com
The airport at Alta lies 7km (4 1/3 miles) northeast of the center of Elvebakken.
78-44-50-50) for information about Alta or other towns and districts within Finnmark.
From Tromsø to Alta, there are four daily flights.
www.frommers.com /destinations/alta/3326010002.html   (213 words)

  
 Finland. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
It borders on the Gulf of Bothnia and Sweden in the west, on Norway in the north, on Russia in the east, and on the Gulf of Finland and the Baltic Sea in the south.
Finland was active in the League of Nations, which it joined in 1920, and it was the only European country to continue to honor its World War I debts to the United States after the advent of the economic depression at the start of the 1930s.
After the war, by a peace treaty signed in Paris in 1947, the 1944 armistice was largely confirmed; Finland was obliged to pay the USSR $300 million in reparations and to cede the Karelian Isthmus (with Vyborg), Pechenga (Petsamo) in the far north, and additional border districts in the east.
www.bartleby.com /65/fi/Finland.html   (2295 words)

  
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Students must be undergraduates and be current members of Sons of Norway, or children or grandchildren of Sons of Norway members in Sons of Norway districts 1-8.
Student must be the son or daughter of an SCEA/AFSCME member who had a membership due deduction for a minimum of six consecutive months prior to application deadline dates; 2.0 GPA first three years of high school; official transcripts; class rank; extra-curricular activities; volunteer service; financial need; employment; 1 essay; a short answer response.
Students eligible for the Diversity Scholarship may also be considered for this scholarship; however, the total amount awarded to any one student will not exceed resident tuition.
www.siskuhsd.k12.ca.us /CSF/ScholarList/AlphaListS.htm   (2295 words)

  
 Vikings and Christianization (from Norway) --  Britannica Student Encyclopedia
The period of recorded history in Norway begins in about 900, when the Vikings established control over various districts under the leadership of their chiefs.
The name Viking initially denoted a man from the area around the Vik, a bay extending from Cape Lindesnes in Norway to the mouth of the Göta River in Sweden.
"Norway." Britannica Student Encyclopedia from Encyclopædia Britannica Premium Service.
www.britannica.com /ebi/article-229558?ct=   (82 words)

  
 Norway Elementary School - Norway, Iowa / IA - school information
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www.greatschools.net /modperl/parents/IA/173   (507 words)

  
 TamilNet: 29.09.04 JHU launches signature campaign to oust Norway
Venerable Omalpe Sobhitha Thera, the Deputy Leader of the JHU, addressing a meeting at the Central Market in Kandy, vowed that he personally would be campaigning for three days in Colombo, Kandy, Gampaha, Galle, Matara and Polannaruwa districts, sources said.
Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU), the party of ultra Sinhala nationalist Buddhist monks, launched a signature campaign Tuesday in Kandy vowing to collect five million signatures against the Norwegian facilitation in the Peace Process.
The signature campaign is expected to last 30 days, according to JHU sources.
www.tamilnet.com /art.html?catid=13&artid=13004   (507 words)

  
 Traditional fiddle music of Norway
Included in the books are also a number of in-depth articles on the fiddle music traditions in different districts, and on questions pertaining to the transcription of fiddle music, as well as Blom's classic article on the music-dance connection.
The fiddle music of Norway is rich and varied tradition.
The Fiddle Tunes Volumes: Traditional fiddle music of Norway (Tellef Kvifte 2002)
www.hf.uio.no /imv/om-instituttet/nfs/felenett/traditio.html   (404 words)

  
 Kirsten Braten Berg
1950 in Arendal, south of Norway), educated as silversmith at Oslo Yrkesskole an Torleiv H. Bjorgums Workshop in Setesdal.
She also gets inspirations from other districts in southern Norway.
Kirsten has lived in Setesdal 20 years, and has become a part of the traditional folk music there.
www.newalbion.com /artists/bratenbergk   (198 words)

  
 History (from Norway) --  Encyclopædia Britannica
The period of recorded history in Norway begins in about 900, when the Vikings established control over various districts under the leadership of their chiefs.
Norway is bounded on the north by the Arctic Ocean, on the west by the North Sea, on the south by the Skagerrak Straits, and on the east by Sweden, Finland, and Russia.
Norwegian settlers in Iceland composed sagas that dealt with the early history of Norway and Iceland.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-214112   (818 words)

  
 The Preference Vote and Election of Women
Women would appear to have less opportunity for parliamentary election where voters' choice is limited, where they must choose only a fixed party slate of candidates, and where single member districts are used, as in the United States.
Studying women's representation in parliament from 1970-1991, each of the 24 nations' electoral laws was investigated and each country was classified as to whether voters both had the preference vote and generally used it.
Ten countries without a preference vote in the decisive election are the single member district countries of Australia, Canada, France, New Zealand, United Kingdom and United States and the fixed/closed list PR countries of Germany, Israel, Spain and Portugal.
www.fairvote.org /reports/1995/chp7/rule.html   (818 words)

  
 Folklore - Music - Norway - visitnorway.com
From the Norwegian Folk Museum in Oslo to the smallest rural museums and preserved farmyard buildings in the districts.
Whether it is building traditions, folk art from embroidery to woodcarving, food, customs, national costumes, folk music and dance, literature or folk stories.
Especially traditional foods, music and dance are still developing.
www.visitnorway.com /templates/NTRarticle.aspx?id=35113   (121 words)

  
 Bath, Maine - Tourism Guide - A Main Street Community
Shannon Haines of Waterville Main Street and the Waterville Film Festival is putting together a FANTASTIC panel on the impact movies and theaters can have in downtown districts, and Brett Doney of EnterpriseMaine will be sharing his organization's efforts to renovate an historic downtown building as a Green Building.
"Main Street" is a program originated by the National Trust for Historic Preservation that focuses on revitalization of traditional downtowns to enhance the appearance and economic stability of the commercial district and to improve community pride and quality of life for residents and visitors.
The result is a vibrant community that offers travelers an ideal retreat." Main Street Bath, which nominated Bath for this honor, announced the selection at a noontime gathering at City Hall, complete with ringing of Bath's Paul Revere Bell to celebrate the historic occasion.
www.visitbath.com   (121 words)

  
 River of Song: Music Along the River
Immigrants from the same district in Norway often settled together in rural areas, and their descendants retained the culture of the home districts as late as the 1930s.
The history of nineteenth-century Norway is dotted with reports of economic hardships brought on by an increased population coupled with limited opportunities for agricultural expansion.
As Norwegian historian Lars Reinton put it, "Norway is a country of many' nations which naturally draw together when they get outside the country." (8) In America, sharing a Norwegian background gradually became more important than the heritage of any one district.
www.pbs.org /riverofsong/music/e1-old-time.html   (121 words)

  
 Embassy of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, Washington, DC
Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Greece, Finland, Germany, Iceland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, and Sweden.
3 districts (Luxembourg, Diekirch, Grevenmacher), 12 cantons, 118 municipalities
Copyright © 2003 Embassy of Grand Duchy of Luxembourg and Globescope, Inc.
www.luxembourg-usa.org /about.shtml   (61 words)

  
 The history of the Catholic Church in Norway
The country is divided into three Church districts (the diocese of Oslo, and the prelatures of Trondheim and Tromsø) and 32 parishes.
The history of the Catholic Church in Norway is as old as the kingdom itself, going back till about 900 A.D., with Christian monarchs from 930.
Cardinal Nicolas Breakspear established Church province in 1153; the archbishop resided in Nidaros (Trondheim).
www.katolsk.no /www/about_en.htm   (353 words)

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