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Southern England

the centre of media attention for independent rock in the early 1990s, with bands like World of Twist, New Fast Automatic Daffodils, The High, Northside (Northside (band)), Paris Angels, and Intastella also gaining national attention. The period of dominance was relatively short lived with The Stone Roses beginning to retreat from public performance while engaged in contractual disputes, the Happy Mondays having difficulty in producing a second

also gaining national attention. The period of dominance was relatively short lived with The Stone Roses beginning to retreat from public performance while engaged in contractual disputes, the Happy Mondays having difficulty in producing a second album and Factory Records going bankrupt in 1992. Local bands catching the tail-end of Madchester, such as The Mock Turtles, became part of a wider baggy scene. The music


; One example which came to national attention in early 2012 was a colon cleansing service provider whose advertisement stated: "We wish the people of Jiangmen to have happy anuses"; Jiangmen residents complained that this slogan was uncivilised and insulting.

National Audubon Society v. Superior Court

url http: work CEQA publisher The diversions from the second aqueduct caused the surface area of the lake to decrease by one-third and the lake level to drop

Moore, Oklahoma

in 1999 and 2013 receiving national attention. The city was also damaged by other tornadoes in 1998, 2003, and 2010. History The Moore post office was established May 27, 1889 during the Land Run of 1889 and was named for Al Moore, an Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway employee. According to the town history he was a "conductor or a brakeman, lived in a boxcar at the camp and had difficulty receiving his mail. He painted his name – "Moore" – on a board and nailed

Austin, Minnesota

It became one of the longest strikes of the 1980s. The strike began with the sanction of the Local of the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union, P-9. The local chapter of the United Food and Commercial Workers Union P-9 led the strike, but was not supported by their parent union. The strike gained national attention and led to a widely publicized boycott of Hormel products. * ''Harlan County, USA'', Director: Barbara Kopple, USA 1976&ndash

Libertyville, Illinois

''. During the early 1990s, several Illinois alternative rock artists garnered national attention, including Didjits, Disturbed (Disturbed (band)), SOiL, The Smashing Pumpkins, Local H, Liz Phair, Urge Overkill, and Veruca Salt (Veruca Salt (band)). Members of several notable early 1990s alternative rock groups were originally from the state. Soundgarden's Kim Thayil and Bruce Pavitt, the founder of Sub Pop Records, both were from Illinois

Murrieta, California

, 2014. Immigration protest In July 2014, Murrieta garnered national attention following days of immigration protests. Murrieta residents blocked busloads of immigrant detainees en route to a temporary relocation and detention facility, which the federal government had

Mission District, San Francisco

November 9, 2011 In the last couple decades a number of mission restaurants have gained national attention, most notably the Michelin (Michelin Guide) two-star rated French restaurant Saison on Folsom Street. A large number of other restaurants are also popular, including: Mission Chinese Food, Mission Pie, Bar Tartine, La Taqueria, Papalote, and Foreign Cinema on Mission Street, Delfina on 18th, and Luna Park on Valencia. Bittman, Mark (May 29, 2011). http

Farm Security Administration

served in the Army Signal Corps. For the first time, there was a national program help migrant and marginal farmers, through programs such as the Resettlement Administration and the Farm Security Administration. Their plight gained national attention through the 1939 novel and film ''The Grapes of Wrath''. The New Deal thought there were too many farmers, and resisted demands of the poor for loans to buy farms. thumb right Horseshoe pitching contest at the annual field day (Image:Horseshoes2.jpg) of the FSA (Farm Security Administration) farmworkers community, Yuma, Arizona '''Horseshoes''' is an outdoor game played between two people (or two teams of two people) using four horseshoes and two throwing targets (stakes) set in a sandbox area. The game is played by the players alternating turns tossing horseshoes at stakes in the ground, which are traditionally placed 40 feet (foot (length)) apart. Modern games use a more stylized U-shaped bar, about twice the size of an actual horseshoe. George Stoney studied journalism at NYU and the University of North Carolina (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill). He has worked as a photo intelligence officer in World War II, for the Farm Security Administration an information officer, and as a freelance journalist. In 1946, he joined the Southern Educational Film Service as writer and director. He started his own production company in 1950, and has made over 40 documentary films on wide ranging subjects. All My Babies, one of his first films, received numerous awards and was inducted into the National Film Registry in 2002. Government While nominally remaining on the employment rolls of the Farm Security Administration, Silvermaster arranged in 1942 to be detailed to the Board of Economic Warfare. The transfer, however, triggered objections from military counter-intelligence who suspected he was a hidden Communist and regarded him as a security risk. On July 16, 1942 the U.S. Civil Service Commission recommended ''"Cancel eligibilities ... and bar him for the duration of the National Emergency (World War II)."'' Lee is responsible for some of the iconic images produced by the FSA, including photographic studies of San Augustine, Texas in 1939, and Pie Town, New Mexico in 1940. *Ryan McDonagh - Defenseman, New York Rangers *John Vachon - Photographer for the FSA (Farm Security Administration), ''Life (Life (magazine))'' magazine, and ''Look (Look (American magazine))'' magazine *Seantrel Henderson - 2009 USA Today Offensive Player of the Year (American Football) Biography Esther Bubley was born February 16, 1921 in Phillips, Wisconsin, the fourth of five children of Russian-Jewish immigrants Louis and Ida Bubley. In 1936, while Esther was a senior at Central High School in Superior, Wisconsin, the photo magazine ''Life (Life (magazine))'' first hit the newsstands. Inspired by the magazine, and particularly by the pictures of the Great Depression produced by the Farm Security Administration, she developed a passion for photojournalism and documentary photography. As editor-in-chief of the yearbook, she sought to emulate the style of ''Life.'' After high school, Esther spent two years at Superior State Teachers College (now the University of Wisconsin–Superior) before enrolling in the one-year photography program at the Minneapolis School of Art (now the Minneapolis College of Art and Design). In 1938, he bought his first camera and experimented with both documentary (w:Documentary photography) and fashion photography (w:fashion photography). At age 30, he won a fellowship and traveled to Washington, D.C. (w:Washington, D.C.), where he worked as a photographer for the Farm Security Administration (w:Farm Security Administration) and later for the Office of War Information (w:Office of War Information).

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