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In the News (Mon 24 Jun 19)

  
  Monrovia
Animal Control services are being assumed by the Monrovia Police Department beginning Sept. 1.
Monrovia offers free evening concerts in Library Park every Sunday through the summer.
Monrovia's newborns are officially welcomed to the community by the City Council.
www.ci.monrovia.ca.us   (228 words)

  
  Monrovia on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Monrovia is Liberia's largest city and its administrative, commercial, communications, and financial center.
Monrovia was founded in 1822 by the American Colonization Society as a haven for freed slaves from the United States and the British West Indies and was named for James Monroe, then president of the United States.
Life in Monrovia was severely disrupted in the 1990s and 2000s by civil war, which left thousands homeless and the city's economy in ruins.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/M/MonrovL1ib.asp   (813 words)

  
 Monrovia, California - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Monrovia is a city located in the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains in the San Gabriel Valley of Los Angeles County, California.
Monrovia is the fourth oldest general law city in Los Angeles County and the L.A. Basin.
Monrovia's history with Europeans dates back to 1769, when all land in California was claimed by the King of Spain.
www.northmiami.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Monrovia,_California   (1476 words)

  
 Monrovia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Monrovia, estimated population 465,000 (1986), is the capital city of Liberia.
Monrovia is located at 6°19' North, 10°48' West (6.3166667, -10.8).
Monrovia is Liberia's largest city and its administrative, commercial, and financial center.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Monrovia   (258 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Monrovia, Liberia
Monrovia, estimated population 465,000 (1986), is the capital of Liberia.
Monrovia was first settled by the American Colonization Society as a haven for freed slaves from the United States and the British West Indies, as well as many of the famous Maroon freedom fighters, and was named for James Monroe, then President of the United States.
Life in Monrovia was severely disrupted in the 1990s by a ruinous civil war.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Monrovia,-Liberia   (215 words)

  
 OTAL - Liberia
Monrovia is Liberia's largest city and its administrative, commercial, communications, and financial centre.
Monrovia calls were added to the OTAL schedule in March 1997 after being absent from our sailing schedule for seven years.
Monrovia is an artificial harbour protected by two rock breakwaters extending 1.25 miles into the sea ensuring 750 acres of protected water.
www.otal.com /liberia   (755 words)

  
 Monrovia
Monrovia has a population estimated at nearly 1.5 million people, nearly half the entire population the entire country of Liberia.
There are things that Monrovia once had which it will take many years to restore - running water, electricity, sewer system, telephone, garbage collection, and public buildings such as the Executive Mansion and the various edifices of the government ministries.
Because the soil around Monrovia was poor and the coastal areas were covered in dense jungle, many early emigrants to Liberia moved up the nearby St. Paul's River, where they found land suitable for farming.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/world/liberia/monrovia.htm   (653 words)

  
 MD-Times.com - Monrovia defeats Dugger   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Monrovia pounded out 321 yards on the ground and held Union Dugger to 139 total yards, winning the battle of the Bulldogs on Monrovia’s homecoming night 28-0.
Monrovia drove 57 yards on 13 plays, all runs, highlighted by a 14-yard run to the right side by Herschell Smith, and Joey Monteleone stuck the ball in from a yard out to give Monrovia a 7-0 lead.
Monrovia quarterback Scott Bowers fumbled the ball right back to Union after a short drive and Union drove to the eight, but Gambill’s pass was incomplete to the end zone on fourth down and the defense held.
www.md-times.com /?module=displaystory&story_id=5337&format=html   (656 words)

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