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  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Northern March
Northern March (in German, Nordmark), was the Holy Roman Empire's territorial organisation on the conquered areas of the Wends.
In the beginning of the 12th century the Saxon German kings and emperors conquered the lands of eastern and southern Germania, which had been previously inhabited by Slavic peoples.
In 1134, in the wake of a German crusade against the Wends, the German magnate Albert the Bear was granted the Northern March by the Holy Roman Emperor Lothar II.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Northern-March   (423 words)

 Northern State University (NSU) Athletics
Northern will host MSU Moorhead in a doubleheader on Thursday afternoon, with the first pitch being thrown at 3:00 pm.
Northern's offense was quiet on the day and tallied just three hits in each game of the twinbill.
Northern State University (located in Aberdeen, SD) is an NCAA Division II institution and a member of the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC).
www.northern.edu /athletics   (617 words)

 Tropical year -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The precise length of time depends on which point of the ecliptic one chooses: starting from the (northern) (March 21) vernal equinox, one of the four cardinal points along the ecliptic, yields the vernal equinox year; averaging over all starting points on the ecliptic yields the mean tropical year.
The tropics of (Type genus of the family Cancridae) Cancer and ((astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Capricorn) Capricorn mark the extreme north and south (An imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator) latitudes the Sun reaches during this cycle.
Conversely, the northern solstice point presently is near the (Apoapsis in solar orbit; the point in the orbit of a planet or comet that is at the greatest distance from the sun) aphelion, where the Sun moves slower than average.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/t/tr/tropical_year.htm   (1492 words)

 Northern_March - The Wordbook Encyclopedia
The Northern March was established in territory known in antiquity as Magna Germania, which reached to the Vistula river.
After the death of Margrave Gero in 965, the Northern March was separated from the Saxon Eastern March.
In the wake of the German crusade against the Wends in 1134, the German magnate Albert the Bear was granted the Northern March by Emperor Lothar III.
www.thewordbook.com /Northern_March   (849 words)

 Decreased rainfall in March quarter for Qld and northern NSW
The chances of exceeding the median rainfall for the January to March period, are between 30 and 40% across eastern Australia east of a line from Sydney to Wanaaring to Cloncurry to Townsville.
In contrast, the chances of exceeding the median rainfall for the March quarter are between 60 and 65% over southwest Victoria and a narrow coastal strip in southeast SA.
During the March quarter, history shows the effect to be moderately consistent through eastern parts of NSW and Queensland, large parts of the NT and over much of southern and western WA.
www.bom.gov.au /announcements/media_releases/climate/ahead/20061220R.shtml   (1231 words)

 Rivals.com - March Madness on the Prep Hardwood
As March Madness moves along in the NCAA Tournament, the goings-on are equally mad in high school gyms across the country.
On Wednesday, March 13, Northern faced Clarkston in a regional semifinal, the latest test in its defense of the Class A state title it won a year ago.
Northern's defeat of Central in the district semifinals, the teams' fourth meeting, moved the Huskies into the regional championship game, in which they beat Lake Orion, 64-55.
www.rivals.com /content.asp?SID=1014&CID=89205   (1729 words)

 The Origin of April Fool's Day
In late March the Romans honored the resurrection of Attis, son of the Great Mother Cybele, with the Hilaria celebration.
Northern Europeans observed an ancient festival to honor Lud, a Celtic god of humor.
This switch meant, among other things, that the beginning of the year was moved from the end of March to January 1.
www.museumofhoaxes.com /aforigin.html   (1174 words)

 CAIN: Events; People's Democracy March, 1-4 Januray 1969 - Summary
The march was modelled on the Selma-Montgomery march in Alabama in 1966, which had exposed the racist thuggery of America's deep South and forced the US government into major reforms.
The march was intended to increase the pressure for social justice and to draw attention to events in Northern Ireland since the Derry March on 5 October 1968.
The march also marked the point where concerns about civil rights were beginning to give way to questions related to national identity and the constitutional position of Northern Ireland.
cain.ulst.ac.uk /events/pdmarch/sum.htm   (524 words)

 Leading Groups Welcome U.N. Report On Intimidation Of Defense Lawyers In Northern Ireland (Human Rights Watch, March ...
Patrick Finucane was a prominent defense lawyer in Northern Ireland working on behalf of clients on both sides of the political divide.
Northern Ireland has no written constitution or other legal framework such as a Bill of Rights to afford entrenched protection to fundamental liberties.
This, and the role of the judiciary in the juryless courts, has led to a significant section of the community in Northern Ireland viewing the administration of justice as neither impartial nor independent.
www.hrw.org /english/docs/1998/03/31/uk5953_txt.htm   (1155 words)

 March MMR Updates
This northern section of the base is used by the National Guard to train soldiers and airmen for missions at home and overseas.
The northern 15,000 acres is made up of unique habitats and is home to a variety of plants and animals, some of which are state-listed species.
The environmental performance standards were set forth in March 2002, when an agreement was signed among the Department of the Army, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the Massachusetts Army National Guard creating the Upper Cape Water Reserve in the northern 15,000 acres of the MMR while allowing continued military training in the Reserve.
www.mass.gov /guard/E&RC/Marchupdates.htm   (1053 words)

 3101.0 - Australian Demographic Statistics, Mar 2006
The natural increase recorded for the year ended 31 March 2006 (128,700) is an increase of 7.6% (or 9,100 persons) higher than the natural increase recorded for the year ended 31 March 2005 (119,500).
Preliminary net overseas migration during the March quarter 2006 was 45,700 persons, a decrease of 2.9% (or 1,400 persons) on the March quarter 2005.
Populations for the states and territories at 31 March 2006 were as follows: New South Wales 6,817,100, Victoria 5,078,500, Queensland 4,035,700, South Australia 1,552,300, Western Australia 2,042,800, Tasmania 488,700, the Northern Territory 205,900 and the Australian Capital Territory 328,100.
www.abs.gov.au /AUSSTATS/abs@.nsf/allprimarymainfeatures/00059D8B79D7FF66CA25723C000E8DB2?opendocument   (1413 words)

 California Woman Convicted for Unauthorized Computer Access to Customer Account Information in Credit Union Fraud ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
NORTHERN’s sentencing was set before Judge Edward J. Garcia for May 19, 2003 at 8:30 a.m.
According to Assistant U.S. Attorney Mark L. Krotoski, who is prosecuting the case, NORTHERN faces a maximum sentence of five years of incarceration; a fine of $250,000; and a three-year term of supervised release.
As part of the plea agreement and during the plea hearing, NORTHERN acknowledged that she will be statutorily barred from employment at any federally insured financial institution for ten years following the date of conviction, pursuant to 12 U.S.C. § 1829(a).
www.usdoj.gov /criminal/cybercrime/northernPlea.htm   (279 words)

 Decreased rainfall in March quarter for much of northern NSW
The chances of exceeding the median rainfall for the January to March period, are between 30 and 40% across eastern and northern NSW east of a line from Sydney to Wanaaring.
So in years with ocean patterns like the current, about six or seven March quarters out of ten are expected to be drier than average over the northeast half of the State, with about three or four out of ten being wetter.
During the March quarter, history shows the effect to be moderately consistent through approximately the eastern one-third of NSW, but only weakly or very weakly consistent elsewhere across the State (see background information).
www.bom.gov.au /announcements/media_releases/climate/ahead/20061220R_nsw.shtml   (1118 words)

 AllRefer.com - Zhou Enlai (Chinese And Taiwanese History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
He served (1924–26) as deputy director of the political department at the Whampoa Military Academy, of which Chiang Kai-shek was commandant.
After the Northern Expedition began, he worked as a labor organizer.
Later, holding prominent military and political posts in the Communist party, he participated in the long march (1934–35) to NW China.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/Z/ZhouEnla.html   (434 words)

 Star of Gettysburg, The by Joseph A. Altsheler: Chapter X. The Northern March
Even when the army was not on the march he invariably preferred tents to houses, and now Harry saw nearly all the famous Southern generals in the east passing through that door.
Their experienced eyes told them that such a cloud must be made by marching troops, and the men in the balloons with their glasses were able to catch the gleam of steel from the bayonets of Longstreet's men as they took the long road to Gettysburg.
Northern cavalry, on the other side of the river, had heard the heavy firing and they could not understand it.
www.online-literature.com /joseph-altsheler/star-of-gettysburg/10   (5179 words)

 ireland.com - The Irish Times - Mon, Nov 13, 2006 - Northern Assembly election set to be held next March
Northern Secretary Peter Hain will this week announce an Assembly election for early March next year, according to well-informed London and Dublin sources.
Mr Hain is due to state that the election will be held during the first nine days in March, most likely on Wednesday, March 7th, or Thursday, March 8th, or possibly on Wednesday, March 1st, sources said.
Mr Hain is to include the March election date in legislation he is introducing at Westminster on Thursday.
www.ireland.com /newspaper/front/2006/1113/1163060123456.html   (507 words)

 Bob Armstrong: Police Regime in Northern Ireland (February-March 1943)
No doubt the police hesitated about allowing this letter to be transmitted at all, for the conditions which it reveals under the Regime in Northern Ireland are a picture of the worst type of police dictatorship known only in the most backward countries of Europe.
It is axiomatic to Marxists that the weaker a government’s mass basis, the stronger its apparatus of repression must be.
The RUC is the real government of Northern Ireland and Dr Moffat, reputed by some to be the most astute police chief in Europe, occupies the unique outside the purely fascist countries and the USSR of being known, at least in the nationalist areas than the cabinet ministers.
www.marxists.org /history/etol/newspape/win/vol05/no09/armstrong.htm   (1140 words)

 DEBKAfile - Day One of Iraq War - March 19, 2003
From northern Iraq we hear that hundreds of Iraqi soldiers and officers are streaming to the Turkoman town of Tozkhurmato, discarding their weapons outside the town and turning themselves in.
Tuesday night, March 18, clouds of gritty flying desert sand put the hundreds of thousands of allied troops poised on the southern and western front lines for the order to advance into Iraq on the defensive.
It enables the Americans to deploy armored forces on the northern front, which was in grave doubt until the Turks came round.
www.debka.com /article.php?aid=445   (1196 words)

 NRETA - NT Government - Australia
The Northern Territory Parks and Wildlife Service advises the public that Watarrka National Park’s King Canyon rim walk is set to undergo intermittent closures next month.
The Northern Territory Film Office (NTFO) is calling for expressions of interest for membership on the NT Screen Grants Advisory Panel.
Northern Territory Minister for Natural Resources Environment and the Arts Marion Scrymgour will be holding a series of important discussions over the possibilities for future federal funding partnerships in the arts and film industries.
www.nt.gov.au /nreta   (581 words)

 January to March | International Meteor Organization
The interesting late January to early February spell, during which several new minor showers have been suggested in recent years, is almost entirely Moon-free, especially for most of the, perhaps core, January 20-27 period.
The long northern winter nights are ideal for making observations, while the radiant is above the horizon almost all night in either hemisphere.
Northern hemisphere sites have an advantage for covering this shower, but southern hemisphere watchers should not ignore it, as they are better-placed to note many of the other Virginid radiants.
www.imo.net /calendar/2004/winter   (503 words)

 Iraq memorial | Iraq | Guardian Unlimited
The three boys died on March 31 in a missile or bomb attack in Al Amiin in the south of Baghdad, a modest residential area, heavily populated by families and children.
Sadiq, who died on March 24, had been a professional soldier in the Iraqi army for 17 years when he was killed at Doura on the outskirts of Baghdad.
Maddison, from Guisborough, North Yorkshire, was killed on March 30 in an ambush by Iraqi forces south of Basra.
www.guardian.co.uk /Iraq/memorial/0,13313,952862,00.html   (3130 words)

 Green Left - TURKEY: US, Turkish military prepare northern invasion front   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Despite the March 1 vote by Turkey's parliament against allowing 62,000 US troops to be deployed in Turkey, the Pentagon has pushed ahead with preparations to use bases in eastern Turkey as part of its planned invasion of Iraq.
On March 11, Agence France Presse reported that, during a visit to northern Iraq, French senator Aymeri de Montesquiouhad been told by KDP leader Massoud Barzani that “he prefers Saddam Hussein in Baghdad rather than the Turks here”.
The March 13 New York Times reported that the KDP had begun mobilising soldiers armed with artillery, rocket launchers and heavy machine-guns pointed toward the Turkish border to resist any Turkish invasion of northern Iraq.
www.greenleft.org.au /2003/530/30696   (879 words)

 NASA - Total Solar Eclipse of 2006 March 29
On Wednesday, 2006 March 29, a total eclipse of the Sun will be visible from within a narrow corridor which traverses half the Earth.
The path of the Moon's umbral shadow begins in Brazil and extends across the Atlantic, northern Africa, and central Asia where it ends at sunset in western Mongolia.
The document was published in 2004 November and is now available for distribution in hard copy and as either a low resolution (5 MB) or high resolution (27 MB) PDF file.
sunearth.gsfc.nasa.gov /eclipse/SEmono/TSE2006/TSE2006.html   (1031 words)

 Green Left - London march supports Irish freedom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The march is an annual event, and has been attacked by fascist gangs in recent years.
The British authorities, who employ “shoot to kill” squads in Northern Ireland and supply intelligence to loyalist murder gangs, apply a broad definition of “terrorism” when it comes to the activities of their opponents.
A rally concluding the march was addressed by Martha Ellis, sister of Dessie Ellis, who is in Brixton prison awaiting trial.
www.greenleft.org.au /1991/26/678   (528 words)

 Northern Ireland (St Andrews Agreement) Act 2006
(5) On 26 March 2007, the Ministerial offices to be held by Northern Ireland Ministers shall be filled by applying section 18(2) to (6) of the 1998 Act (and section 16A of the 1998 Act does not apply).
(1) This paragraph applies in relation to the first occasion on or after 26 March 2007 on which the offices of chairmen and deputy chairmen of the statutory committees are to be filled in accordance with standing orders made under section 29 of the 1998 Act.
(1) This paragraph applies in relation to the first occasion on or after 26 March 2007 on which the political members of the Northern Ireland Policing Board are to be nominated in accordance with paragraph 7 of Schedule 1 to the Police (Northern Ireland) Act 2000 (c.
www.opsi.gov.uk /acts/acts2006/60053--g.htm   (617 words)

 Workers World March 13, 2003: Kurdish people resis U.S. manipulation
They are also denouncing Turkey's plan to send tens of thousands of troops into northern Iraq to block an influx of refugees and "root out" Kurdish revolutionaries of Kadek, the Congress for Freedom and Democracy in Kurdistan, formerly known as the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK).
In late February, Kurdish groups that supported the 1991 Gulf War and are friendly to Washington warned that Kurds in northern Iraq would resist any intervention in the region by the Penta gon's Turkish allies.
Kurdish activists and their supporters also raised slogans opposing Turkey's plans to intervene in northern Iraq; demanding freedom for imprisoned Kadek leader Abdulah Ocalan; and in solidarity with Turkish and Kurdish political prisoners on a "death fast"hunger strike.
www.workers.org /ww/2003/kurds0313.php   (1036 words)

 Khaleej Times Online - 15,000 Protestants march in Northern Ireland city after night of Catholic riots
The Police Service of Northern Ireland said rioters in the Bogside, the major Catholic district beside central Londonderry, hijacked and burned at least two cars and threw about 50 Molotov cocktails at police, who were wearing flame-retardant suits, body armor and helmets.
The Apprentice Boys’ annual march commemorates the city’s survival during a 1689 siege by forces loyal to the deposed Catholic king of England, James II.
Clashes between Catholics and Northern Ireland’s predominantly Protestant police force during the Apprentice Boys’ march in August 1969 forced Britain to deploy its troops to Northern Ireland as peacekeepers.
www.khaleejtimes.com /DisplayArticleNew.asp?col=§ion=theworld&xfile=data/theworld/2006/August/theworld_August463.xml   (475 words)

 Northern New Mexico girls learn about math, science through Expanding Your Horizons program | The Newsbulletin | March ...
An estimated 200 teenage girls from around Northern and Central New Mexico will discover the wonderment of math and science as participants in the national Expanding Your Horizons program Thursday, March 31, at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church Parish Hall in Los Alamos.
Expanding Your Horizons in Science and Mathematics is licensed by the national Math and Science Network, a non-profit membership organization of educators, scientists, mathematicians, parents, community leaders, and government and corporate representatives.
The Los Alamos Expanding Your Horizons is sponsored by the Northern Chapter of the New Mexico Network for Women in Science, formerly known as Los Alamos Women in Science.
www.lanl.gov /orgs/pa/newsbulletin/2005/03/22/text06.shtml   (574 words)

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