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  List of fictional counties - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Greenbow County, Alabama - The County of Forrest Gump
Wanker County, Wisconsin - Rural county in Married...
Wilbur County, Oregon - A rural county in Central Oregon which is the setting for the multi-blog fiction The Germaine Truth by Duane Poncy and Patricia J. McLean.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_fictional_counties   (779 words)

  
 English Counties, Parish, etc. for Genealogists
Although the word county is derived from the Norman French comté, the boundaries of Norman counties corresponded in most respects with those of the Saxon shires of the immediate pre-Norman period.
The counties of the west midlands were formed by the king of Wessex after he invaded the area which had been the kingdom of Mercia.
In total contrast to the system in USA, the word "county" is a not part of the name of English counties, with the sole exception of County Durham, where it precedes the main part of the name in the same way as in all Irish counties.
homepages.nildram.co.uk /~jimella/counties.htm   (5111 words)

  
 Text only Version - Building Confidence in U.S. Elections: Report of the Commission on Federal Election Reform
Voter registration lists often are riddled with inaccuracies because Americans are highly mobile, and local authorities, who have maintained most lists, are poorly positioned to add and delete names of voters who move within or between states.
Because of flaws in registration lists and other election administration procedures, HAVA mandated that any eligible voter who appears at the polls must be given a provisional ballot if his or her name does not appear on the voter registration list or an election official asserts that the individual is not eligible to vote.
Voter registration lists are often inflated by the inclusion of citizens who have moved out of state but remain on the lists.
www.american.edu /ia/cfer/report/report.html   (18681 words)

  
 Fictional Syracuse Freeway System
Following is a listing of fictional changes to existing freeways and major highways around Syracuse by route, including routing changes and truncations, plus links to virtual cruises and exit lists (some still under development).
A new half-directional interchange between Fictional NY 31 and I-90 West in the Town of Van Buren.
New cloverleaf interchange at Fictional NY 31, including a flyover from NB NY 481 to WB NY 31.
www.ajfroggie.com /roads/fictional/syracuse/syracuse.htm   (1564 words)

  
 [No title]
We assume the individual listed as "Woody" is Elwood Powell, Chair of the USSC Board of Trustees.
The 'average' Utah CCW permit holder, by contrast, would face an endless and ever-expanding list of prohibited times, places and circumstances where their permit was invalid, and therefore their ability to provide for their own safety and the safety of their families would be seriously compromised.
All I ask of electronic subscribers is that they not RE-forward my columns until on or after the embargo date which appears at the top of each, and that (should they then choose to do so) they copy the columns in their entirety, preserving the original attribution.
www.xmission.com /pub/lists/utah-firearms/archive/utah-firearms.199907   (15483 words)

  
 The Civil War, Slavery, and Reconstruction in Missouri
List of Missourians buried at Andersonville is on pp.27-28.
The Civil War in Franklin County, pp.243-260; The Civil War in Jefferson County, pp.415-426; The Civil War in Washington County, pp.506-515; The Civil War in Crawford County, pp.573-580; The Civil War in Gasconade County, pp.652-657.
A fictional romance between Nancy Sheppherd and Michael Blade set in 1861 with the Battle of Wilson's Creek and the divisions of family and friends in SW Missouri as a backdrop.
library.puc.edu /heritage/bib-civilwarmissouri.html   (11558 words)

  
 :: TheSouthern.com - The Southern Illinoisan ::
Like the fictional Faber College depicted in the film, SIUC was once characterized as party school, due in large part to the riots that occurred in downtown Carbondale on Halloween and Playboy magazine's top party school list, which the campus graced more than once.
Until this year, the magazine's previous list was published in 1987, the year SIU was listed No. 17.
List or no list, school administrators say times have changed at the university, but that doesn't mean anyone has let their guard down.
www.thesouthern.com /articles/2006/05/08/top/16234773.txt   (1818 words)

  
 EPIC - Statewide Centralized Voter Registration Databases
The Maricopa County Arizona election office sent 8,800 residents "election notification cards listing the wrong polling places in wrong cities." After last year's primary election in Pulaski County, Arkansas, election officials speculated on the reason why voters went to the wrong polling place.
In 2000 Florida was given a list of 8,000 names from a data broker since acquired by ChoicePoint, which incorrectly identified them as having felony convictions in the state of Texas.
The agency was pressed into service again when the Sheriff of Alamance County, North Carolina, submitted a list of registered Latino voters to the Department of Homeland Security's Immigration and Customs Enforcement office to cross check their immigrant status.
www.epic.org /privacy/voting/register   (2525 words)

  
 The Smoking Gun
Imagine that you lived in a county that had 30,000 registered voters, of whom 10,000 were registered as Democrats, 10,000 as Republicans, and 10,000 as independents.
In Baker County, where 69.3% of the voters are registered as Democratic, Bush supposedly won by a 7,738 to 2,180 margin.
In the touch screen counties, the deviation was 410,491 towards Putsch and 414,913 away from Kerry.
www.zeppscommentaries.com /VRWC/gun.htm   (884 words)

  
 [No title]
In 1997, the county Civil Grand Jury was asked to investigate rulings by Dufficy and Court Commissioner Sylvia Shapiro in family law cases.
However, WANR is simply wrong, the Justice Department report lists the recovery locations of all bodies (see pages 313-28) and not one body is listed as having been found in the dinning room, or anywhere near the back exit.
That's the one the CDC took off its vaccination list last year, after vaccine safety advocates spent years publicizing what the government already knew: The tiny number of polio cases occurring annually in the U.S. were actually caused by the oral vaccine, which contained the live virus.
www.xmission.com /pub/lists/roc/archive/roc.200006   (17625 words)

  
 Kentucky & Tennessee Books
The children who were apprentices may have been orphans, abandoned or not supported by their father, or placed there by a parent to learn a trade.
A fictional account of the frontiersmen who straggled through Cumberland Gap in the 1770s and carved their farms from the wilderness of Virginia's westernmost county.
Lists heads of household, sex and agegroup of family members, county, page number on microfilm, census division within county.
www.jonathansheppardbooks.com /Booklists/kentuckytennessee_books.htm   (1161 words)

  
 Lists of fictional things - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
These are lists of fictional things created in literature or media that are available.
Unlike fictional people, i.e., people from works of fiction, fictitious people are those somebody has claimed actually exist, for the purpose of e.g., a hoax, a fraud, or a pseudonym.
List of television shows set in Washington, D.C. See also: Lists of television shows by city setting; and List of movies for a list of movies set in specific locations.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Archive_of_fictional_things   (516 words)

  
 County News - News From the Nation's Counties
The county bought a new payroll system and made improvements to 9-1-1 and the computer-aided dispatch system to make sure everything was ready.
OAKLAND COUNTY Community Corrections Division Manager George Miller had a sign placed at the intersection of Crooks and Long Lake roads where three friends were killed when their car was broad-sided by a drunk driver.
News From the Nation's Counties is compiled by Mary Ann Barton and Kevin Wilcox, senior staff writers.
www.naco.org /cnews/1999/99-12-6/newsfrom.htm   (972 words)

  
 Histories of the Pennsylvania Volunteer Regiments
I am listing them here to make others aware of their existence for use in your own research.
The list is probably not complete; if you are aware of other sources, I would be happy to add them to the list.
A List of the Battles, Engagements, Actions and Important Skirmishes in which the Eighth Pennsylvania Cavalry Participated During the War of 1861-1865, Philadelphia: Allen, Lane and Scott's Printing House, 1866.
www.pa-roots.com /~pacw/reghistlist.htm   (3995 words)

  
 ESSCOTS for Learning
By zooming in on a small part of the map, students would often notice a county that seemed to be very different from its neighbors and use the "identify county" option in the main menu to find out the name of the county and information about it.
She hypothesized that there would be a positive relationship between a county's crime rate and the percentage of its population that was part of a racial minority group.
Outlier counties showed the students that relationships between factors always have variability; there are many exceptions to the general trends and these exceptions require explanations.
www.rand.org /pubs/reprints/RP684/jaied.htm   (10157 words)

  
 Ravenous Readers
And they lived happily ever after...a list of new fairy tale versions that are sure to enchant you.
A list of fictional stories about people's lives written in poetic forms.
Lists and reviews of books for teens by a middle school librarian in Manhattan.
sachem.suffolk.lib.ny.us /teen/read.htm   (549 words)

  
 Mississippi Fantasy Freeways
My idea for such a facility would be a limited-access facility, with 4 lanes west of Fictional US 49 (the real-life-proposed "Port of Gulfport Connector") and 6 lanes east of there.
This short fictional freeway begins on existing MS 42 about 1.5 miles west of US It then continues through the junction with US 49, along the Fictional US 49 freeway to I-59, then continues past I-59 as a freeway upgrade of the recently built MS 42 realignment between I-59 and US 11 near Petal.
The first is a real-life proposal for the "East Harrison County Connector", which is proposed to run from US 90 near Rodenberg Ave in Biloxi northward across the Biloxi Back Bay to I-10 at the Woolmarket interchange (Exit 41).
www.ajfroggie.com /roads/fictional/mississippi/index.html   (2051 words)

  
 Fall Courses   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
While many of these narratives were written as factual accounts, many others were significantly fictionalized, incorporated novelistic elements, or were completely fictional, serving as social and political commentary about the status of gender and race relations.
We will also read the works of Queen Elizabeth I, trying to understand her reign in the particular context of the problems she confronted as a female ruler in a world where women were not supposed to rule.
Elizabeth Gaskell's North and South stages the conflict between the old semi-feudal world of the southern English counties and the new emerging capitalist industrial centers of the North in the form of a domestic romance.
www.duke.edu /web/english/undergraduate/courses-fall/courselist.htm   (9721 words)

  
 Discussion: A Corrupted Election -- In These Times
Rove is writing their fictional largely hate-filled material and the taxpayers are paying half their salaries.
Posted by pick of the litter on Mar 3, 2005 at 6:08 AM 3 - COLUMBUS, Ohio—Democrat John Kerry has formally requested that county elections officials allow his witnesses to visually inspect the 92,000 ballots cast in Ohio in which no vote for president was recorded.
Without listing specific evidence, the complaint alleges 130,656 votes for Kerry and John Edwards in 36 counties were somehow switched to count for the Bush-Cheney ticket.”
www.inthesetimes.com /theittlist/site/main/discuss/1970/P300   (13809 words)

  
 Down-Home Charm - History Books
In a post to the Southern Comfort mailing list, Nira details what she learned about the topography and culture of Rogue's "home territory" during her trip to Mississippi to find out where the fictional Caldecott County might really be located.
Includes her history, as well as a listing of vital stats, family members, power ratings and other important info.
Maintained by Steve Thoemke of the Stripe mailing list, this is a fairly complete list of all the people Rogue has kissed (not just touched) in the comics.
www.tellingstories.net /rogue/history   (270 words)

  
 [No title]
List of GPS locations for abandoned old mines give the reader a jump start for exacting locations of old mine ore debris aprons.
Lists sites in the state, by county, and recalls stories of treasure reported to have been hidden there.
Hansen was an old-time Otero County cowboy and one-time sheriff.
www.waybilltoadventure.com /treasure-gold-books-list.txt   (14773 words)

  
 SearchSystems.net - The Largest General / Miscellaneous Public Records Directory
Description: Lake Superior State University List of Words Banished from the Queens English for Mis-Use, Over-Use and General Uselessness.
Also, view the list by amount due, discipline, name school, or state.
Description: Database of fictional detectives, from the hard core to the hard-boiled.
www.searchsystems.net /list.php?nid=357   (1100 words)

  
 David Schneider-Joseph
She notices that in counties which use optical scanner machines, the Republican turnout tended to be quite large, percentage-wise, compared to the Democratic turnout, whereas in counties which use touch-screen machines, there does not seem to be an overall pattern in terms of which voters turned out in greater numbers:
I thought you might be interested to know that I have spent recent days planning and partially executing a mathematical study of Floridas county election results by voting machine type, expecting I might find anomolies with touchscreen voting machines, only to be shocked to find obvious anomolous patterns in FL counties using optical scan machines.
So so far, it seems that there just happen to be a bunch of counties on the southern tip which shifted unexpectedly to Kerry, and also happened to have touch-screen voting machines.
www.davidsj.com /index.php?id=C12_2_1   (4686 words)

  
 John Kerry and the Politics of the Ruling Class
Yet even this minor difference, which I don’t think would bring too much comfort to the victims, is fictional.
In February Kerry announced, “I will not hesitate to order direct military action when needed to capture and destroy terrorist groups and their leaders.” This quote could have come out of Bush’s State of the Union speech.
Eighty-seven percent of the counties in the United States have no abortion clinics.
www.geocities.com /mnsocialist/kerry2.html   (2536 words)

  
 Question of the Month
Each answer is the name of a town or city in the state.
The first one to submit the list of all towns gets 20 extra bonus points.
The first one to submit the name of the town where the fictional character lives also gets 20 bonus points.
town.princeton.ma.us /Questions/Question.htm   (206 words)

  
 Trivia for "King of the Hill" (1997)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The town of Arlen is in Heimlich County, Texas.
In the episode "Death and Taxes", on the list of prison guards is the name Alex de Large - the central character in A Clockwork Orange (1971)
In the episode where Bobby is afflicted with gout, he eats at a deli that has portraits of famous comedians on the wall.
us.imdb.com /Trivia?0118375   (1035 words)

  
 American Gestapo
Three states (Hawaii, Alaska and Vermont) and 112 cities, towns and counties have passed resolutions condemning the USA PATRIOT Act as unconstitutional, most of them barring use of government resources under the law.
More significant are the numerous motions by unions and city, county and state labor federations against the USA PATRIOT Act, in spite of the liberal politics they express.
An example is the resolution passed by the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor on 27 January 2003.
www.internationalist.org /americangestapo0804.html   (3552 words)

  
 Metroblogging Orange County: Greatest Fictional OC'ers
Seeing what a great job blogging.la did with their series on the greatest fictional Los Angelenos, I'm asking our readers to submit names for a list of the top 25 OC'ers.
Most of the fictional people in blogging.la's list were characters that called LA home or the movie took place in LA.
Written from the perspective of people who live, work, and play here every day, Orange County is one of over forty five (and growing) blogs in the globe-spanning Metroblogging network.
oc.metblogs.com /archives/2006/08/greatest_fictio.phtml   (670 words)

  
 How bad is a category with 21, 008 pages for the servers? | Wikipedia | Wikitech   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Category:Haywood County, Tennessee: The type of case we are
counties, but the articles in it are not about Tennessee counties, but
County, Tennessee" in "Tennessee counties" 'good working order'.
www.gossamer-threads.com /lists/wiki/wikitech/67865   (6837 words)

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