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  Local group may bid for Globe - The Boston Globe
It is unclear whether the Boston group is willing to sign a formal pledge not to interfere in the editorial process, as the new buyers in Philadelphia did.
Advertising revenue for the New England Media Group, which includes the Globe and the Worcester Telegram, is down 10 percent for the year through September.
In Philadelphia, the new local owners are already saying layoffs are "unavoidable" because of a "permanent" decline in national newspaper advertising.
www.boston.com /ae/media/articles/2006/10/25/local_group_may_bid_for_globe   (1161 words)

 The Local Group
Observations and calculations suggest that the group is highly dynamic and has changed significantly in the past: The galaxies around the large elliptical Maffei 1 have probably been once part of our galaxy group.
The next more distant galaxy groups, the NGC 4244 group and the CVn I Cloud (with M94 and M64) are probably too remote to have interacted significantly with the Local Group in the past.
It is of interest that of the subgroups of the Local Group mentioned above, the NGC 3109 group tends to the general direction of the Maffei 1 group and the M81 group, while the Local Group Cloud tends to the general direction of the Sculptor Group.
www.seds.org /messier/more/local.html   (1694 words)

 Local Walking Groups - The Ramblers Association
Groups are organised into Areas, who also sometimes run their own special walks.
Local volunteers do practical and campaigning work on access, footpaths, countryside protection, establishing and publicising walking routes, helping walkers with special needs and providing a year-round programme of group walks across Great Britain.
Most Groups are organised on a geographical basis and welcome all walkers but some Groups cover a wider area for particular types of walkers: for example our growing network of 20s-30s Groups.
www.ramblers.org.uk /info/localgroups/index.html   (720 words)

 Friends of the Earth: Local campaigns and groups
There are around 200 local groups in the Friends of the Earth network in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, including the Channel Islands and Isle of Man (Friends of the Earth Scotland is a separate organisation).
Friends of the Earth local groups campaign to improve the environment in their own backyard, as well as joining in with campaigns nationally and internationally.
In local communities around the country, Friends of the Earth local groups are actively campaigning for a safer, cleaner local environment.
www.foe.co.uk /campaigns/local_groups_and_campaigns   (648 words)

 The Universe within 5 million Light Years - The Local Group of Galaxies
There are at least 40 galaxies in the local group plus several more lying on on the borders.
The Triangulum galaxy (left) is a spiral galaxy and the third largest galaxy in the local group, it contains 50 billion stars.
NGC 3109 (bottom right) is another dwarf irregular galaxy of several hundred million stars and it is also the largest member of a small sub-group of galaxies within the Local Group.
www.anzwers.org /free/universe/localgr.html   (230 words)

 Local Group Functions [Network Management]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
The network management local group functions control members of local groups in a way that the functions can only be called locally on the system on which the local group is defined.
On Windows NT 4.0, a local group is defined on the primary domain controller and replicated to all other domain controllers in the domain.
Therefore, a local group is available on all domain controllers within the domain in which it was created.
msdn.microsoft.com /library/en-us/netmgmt/netmgmt/local_group_functions.asp   (426 words)

 The Local Group   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
The Local Group was first recognised by Hubble in the early days of extragalactic research when distances to galaxies were first being measured.
Most of the light (and mass) in the Local Group is contained in the two large spiral galaxies, the Milky Way and Andromeda, and most of the known smaller members of the Local Group are satellite galaxies orbiting these systems.
The upper and lower "tram lines" denote regions beyond which objects are unlikely to be bound to the Local Group.
www.ast.cam.ac.uk /~mike/local_more.html   (302 words)

 How to Find a Local Freecycle Group - WikiHow
These rules are the same for all Freecycle groups: everything must be free, legal, and appropriate for all ages.
Local groups sometimes add other rules, like no pets, no coupons, no services.
Be sure to read the guidelines for your local group so that you know what is or isn't allowed.
www.wikihow.com /Find-a-Local-Freecycle-Group   (419 words)

 How to Start a Local Freecycle Group - WikiHow
Each local group is run by a local volunteer moderator.
In cases such as these, the New Group Approver (the NGA - this is the person who will review your initial application) will need to work with our Group Outreach and Assistance team (hereafter referred to as GOA) to determine another course of action for the area you propose.
Also note: there cannot be more than one group per owner and the owner must, of course, actually live in the area that the proposed group covers.
www.wikihow.com /Start-a-Local-Freecycle-Group   (597 words)

 The Local Group of Galaxies
The spiral galaxy in which we live is one of the two largest members of the Local Group, roughly 75,000 light years across and containing several hundred billion stars.
Using distances to each galaxy taken from a short summary of the dwarf members of the Local Group.
A good recent reference of all the galaxies in the Local Group is Updated Information on the Local Group by Sidney van den Bergh, published in 2000.
spiff.rit.edu /classes/phys230/lectures/local_group/local_group.html   (868 words)

 The Local Group
A smattering of small galaxies in the direction of Sextans, known as the Sextans Group, may also be part of the Local Group, but over 99% of the mass in the Local Group is in the Milky Way grouping, and the M31 grouping.
A schematic rendering of the main components of the Local Group of Galaxies: M31 and its satellites, and the Milky Way Galaxy and its satellites.
As crowded as the diagram is in places, more than half a dozen members of each satellite group have been left out, as well as the Sextans Group, which is in the opposite direction from the Andromeda Galaxy.
cseligman.com /text/galaxies/local.htm   (1267 words)

 The Local Group of Galaxies
The largest galaxies in the local group are the spirals Andromeda (M31) and the Milky Way.
The other galaxy of the local group that is visible to the naked eye is the spiral M33 in Triangulum at a distance comparable to that of Andromeda.
All told, there are about 20 small groups of galaxies lying nearer to us than the Virgo rich cluster.
csep10.phys.utk.edu /astr162/lect/gclusters/localg.html   (260 words)

 Local Group concept from the Astronomy knowledge base   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
The Local Group has about 30 known galaxies.
The total mass of the Local Group is less than 1.5 times the combined masses of the Galaxy and M31.
Largest of the Group is the Andromeda galaxy.
www.site.uottawa.ca:4321 /astronomy/LocalGroup.html   (253 words)

 Local Group — Infoplease.com
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www.infoplease.com /ce6/sci/A0830096.html   (418 words)

 Curious About Astronomy: Is the Local Group expanding along with the entire Universe?
The two largest galaxies, the Milky Way and the Andromeda, are moving towards each other at about 119 km/s instead of expanding along with the rest of the universe because the gravitational attraction between the two is stronger.
On a larger scale, the Local Group is moving towards the Local Supercluster at about 600 km/s, but it doesn't head straight for the center of the Local Supercluster as expected.
Astronomers think that this is because of a large cluster of galaxies beyond the Local Supercluster that we call the "Great Attractor." Though its position and structure isn't known exactly, its existence is inferred from how the Local Group is moving towards the Local Supercluster.
curious.astro.cornell.edu /question.php?number=485   (360 words)

 Bigger View of the Local Group
We can see that the Local Group stretches in a line along the minor axis of M31, the Andromeda galaxy, which is the dominant galaxy in the group
The Local Group, of which our Milky Way is a member, stretches in a line along the minor axis of M31, the Andromeda galaxy, which is the dominant galaxy in the group.
But if 3C120 is a member of the Local Group, the knots would be traveling at only four percent of the speed of light.
www.thunderbolts.info /tpod/2005/arch05/051104localgroup.htm   (652 words)

 How to Join the Network and Start a Local Group | relocalize.net
The application is designed to be a tool to help newly formed groups start thinking about their locale and the goals they have for starting a Local Post Carbon Group or joining the Relocalization Network as a previously established group.
For previously established groups, it will also help us get a better understanding of who you are and what you are working towards.
Many groups have found the application to be a useful process in looking back at what they have accomplished, their goals, and deciding on the next steps.
www.relocalize.net /groups/start   (417 words)

 American Mensa | Local Groups
Each Local Group is unique, and programs and frequency of events vary.
However, each Local Group is made up of individuals who provide an intellectual and social environment like no other.
Local Group activities provide the opportunity to form acquaintances in your neighborhood...
www.us.mensa.org /Content/AML/NavigationMenu/Groups/LocalGroups/LocalGroups.htm   (196 words)

 APOD Search Results for "local group"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
The Local Group falls toward the Virgo Cluster of Galaxies.
Local Group of Galaxies, which became placed in an expanse so vast we call it just the Universe.
group of galaxies is a system containing more than two galaxies but less than the tens or hundreds typically found in a cluster of galaxies.
antwrp.gsfc.nasa.gov /cgi-bin/apod/apod_search?local+group   (8325 words)

 The Local Group as an Astrophysical Laboratory - Cambridge University Press   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
The Local Group of galaxies consists of the Milky Way and all of its neighbors.
In particular, studies of the Local Group can test predictions of structure formation that are based on dark energy and cold dark matter.
The Local Group as a laboratory for the chemical evolution of galaxies D. Garnett; 11.
www.cambridge.org /uk/catalogue/catalogue.asp?isbn=0521847591   (373 words)

 APOD Index - Galaxies: Local Group   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
APOD: 2000 October 23 - Dwarf Elliptical Galaxy NGC 205 in the Local Group
This galaxy is sometimes known as M110, although it was actually not part of Messier's original catalog.
Local Group's dominant player, the large spiral Andromeda (M31), the Pegasus dwarf galaxy is
antwrp.gsfc.nasa.gov /apod/local_group.html   (606 words)

 Microsoft Certified Professional Magazine Online | Column: Easy Local Group Membership Enumeration
What I am really looking for is a tool to query the local admin group to see if any users have discovered the local admin password and made themselves local admins on their machines.
Here is a script that will enumerate all local administrator group members for every computer in your domain, and store the results in a text file.
Keeping track of local administrators is a very important part of one’s job, so I hope that you can get some mileage out of the script.
www.mcpmag.com /columns/article.asp?editorialsid=1538   (1085 words)

 Cosmic Distance Scales -The Local Group
The image of the Local Group is a composite of real images of the actual galaxies that are in the Local Group.
The Local Group was first recognized by Edwin Hubble, in the time of the first distance determinations and redshift measurements.
In addition, there is evidence that our nearest big cluster of galaxies, the Virgo Cluster, will probably stop our cosmological recession away from it, accelerating the Local Group toward it so that the Local Group will finally fall and merge into this huge cluster of galaxies.
heasarc.gsfc.nasa.gov /docs/cosmic/local_group_info.html   (835 words)

 Grassroots Organizing: Starting a Local Group
As you begin meeting people and distributing literature, or becoming active in other community education efforts, you'll meet individuals who feel and think the way you do about the prisoners of the drug war and the need for drug law reform.
Do some research about groups, organizations and people you discover who are already tackling the issue.
It is within this intimate group that you will probably meet one or two people immediately interested in working with you.
www.november.org /BottomsUp/basics/localgroup.html   (430 words)

 The Badger Herald - Local group up-and-coming   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
The local Madison music scene has plenty of bands, but the majority of these groups simply do not have the talent to move to the next level.
One of the few that already are making waves elsewhere in the country are local music exemplars Secondhand, who appeared at Madison Avenue last Friday night in support of their new album, In The Wake.
Their newest album In The Wake proves that its members have the talent to move beyond the local scene and into the national spotlight.
badgerherald.com /artsetc/2005/12/08/local_group_upandc.php   (812 words)

 Local Group History
The Old Empire sent a continuous stream of immigrants to the Local Group, but these were easily assimilated into the Republic.
The prosperity of the early Republic began to wane as the immigration into the Local Group continued.
Empress Tilia declares that the Local Group was granted to the New Empire by Emperor Lichaeus in LGY 0.
www.cs.cmu.edu /~tpope/local-group/universe/reference/history.html   (5989 words)

 About Local Groups
Some of these local groups might blossom into official WFF affiliates, though this is not by any means obligatory.
A reminder: no local group or group member may speak publicly on behalf of Women for Faith and Family, or identify themselves as representing WFF, without prior authorization from a board member of WFF.
Thus, a local group is never obliged either to affiliate formally with Women for Faith and Family, or to purchase materials from us.
www.wf-f.org /aboutlocalgroups.html   (1666 words)

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