Willimantic, Connecticut

was incorporated as a city in 1893; the city was superseded in 1983 by the Willimantic Special Services District. It is also the birthplace of former U.S Senator Christopher Dodd of Connecticut. History Willimantic is an Algonquian (Algonquian languages) term for "land of the swift running water". Prior to 1821, the village was known as Willimantic Falls, home to about twenty families and a single school district. In 1822, Charles Lee erected a factory on Main Street made of stone

State University and various other locations in town. Notable residents thumb right 400px Giant sculptures of frogs atop spools of thread adorn a bridge next to the mill (File:Willimantic.JPG) * Apathy (Apathy (rapper)), rapper * Greg Baker, actor and musician * William Bonin, serial killer known as the Freeway Killer * Chris Dodd, senator * Eileen Farrell, soprano opera and concert singer * Jennifer Guthrie, actress * Skip Holtz, football coach * Julian

rows along First and Second Streets. These uniformly-colored structures were sold by the railroad in 1959. Early life, education, and early political career Dodd was born in Willimantic, Connecticut. His parents were Grace Mary Dodd (née Murphy) and U.S. Senator Thomas Joseph Dodd (Thomas J. Dodd); all eight

Office of Thrift Supervision

in a backdating scandal regarding the balance sheet of IndyMac. Reform proposals from Henry Paulson, President Barack Obama, and the U.S. Congress (United States Congress) proposed to merge the OTS with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency. Section 312 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act mandated merger of OTS with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), the Federal

other than those traditionally engaged in by thrifts, such as insurance, securities, or commercial activities." GAO-07-154 Financial Market Regulation: Agencies Engaged in Consolidated Supervision Can Strengthen Performance Measurement and Collaboration (PDF) 15 March 2007. Section 312 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act mandated merger of OTS

with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. (FDIC), the Federal Reserve Board, and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) as of 21 July 2011. The OTS ceased to exist on 19 October 2011. The end of the OTS prompted at least one thrift, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, to convert to a credit union rather than meet the "strict" insurance regulations set forth in the Dodd-Frank Act. http: www.cutimes.com 2012 04 05 thrivent

Port Dover, Ontario

, the community will continue to see a rise in population; with 8,546 people calling Port Dover their home by the year 2056. Notable people * Toby Barrett, Haldimand-Norfolk's current MPP (serving on the Legislative Assembly of Ontario for the Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario) * Eddie Sargent, former MPP (who served on the Legislative Assembly of Ontario for the Ontario Liberal Party) * Rory Dodd, rock vocalist who was famous for vocalizing on Ted Nugent's single

death_date '''Rory Dodd''' (b. Port Dover (Port Dover, Ontario), Ontario, Canada) is a Canadian rock vocalist who has performed many songs written by Jim Steinman. He is probably best known for singing the "Turn around, bright eyes" lyrics on Bonnie Tyler's version of "Total Eclipse of the Heart." DATE OF BIRTH PLACE OF BIRTH Port Dover (Port Dover, Ontario), Ontario, Canada DATE OF DEATH - 1812 Aug 8


InfoGuide Category:Visitor attractions in Osaka Prefecture Category:Shopping districts and streets in Japan Category:Central business districts Central Osaka is often divided into two areas referred to as Kita (キタ, lit. north) and Minami (ミナミ, lit. south), at either end of the major thoroughfare Midōsuji.


the British in clearing scuttled (Scuttling) Italian and German ships. This arguably delayed by several months British hopes for a useful port on the Red Sea. Commander Edward Ellsberg, O.B.E. ''Under the Red Sea Sun'' (Dodd, Mead, and Co., 1946). group nb Rassam then returned to England and, with the help of his friend Layard, started a new career in government with a posting to the British Consulate in Aden. In 1866, an international crisis erupted

wrecked landing craft and vehicles on the beach. In 1860 he was chosen as leader of an expedition to search for Eduard Vogel, his companions including Werner Munzinger, Gottlob Kinzelbach, and Hermann Steudner. In June 1861 the party landed at Massawa, having instructions to go direct to Khartoum and then to Ouaddai (Ouaddai Kingdom), where

drydock, crushing every wooden keel block on the dock but sustaining little hull damage to herself. Captain G. Grantham considered the resulting leak a minor nuisance and ordered ''Cleopatra'' to return to service. Commander Edward Ellsberg, O.B.E. ''Under the Red Sea Sun'', (1946). Dodd, Mead and Co., New York Image:HMS Dido gun.jpg thumb left 200px A 20 mm Oerlikon gunner on board ''Dido'' getting a light from a pal between bombing attacks in the eastern

Deir ez-Zor

, Published by Dodd, Mead, 1914, Arabia, page 795 and Syrian Desert, Encarta Twin cities * Deir ez-Zor, Syria since October 2010. Al-Baath news (in Arabic) 1990 * An Armenian Genocide memorial opens in Deir ez-Zor, Syria the location said to be the largest extermination ground for the Armenians during

Shreveport, Louisiana

died of yellow fever in 1873. The current sanctuary in Romanesque revival (Romanesque Revival architecture) style architecture dates to 1896. Historical marker, Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Shreveport A large First Baptist Church was once pastored by Monroe E. Dodd, an early radio minister and founder of the former Dodd College for Girls. Former Governor (Governor of Louisiana) Jimmie Davis, a Shreveport city commissioner too, taught history

in Shreveport since 1991 * Monroe E. Dodd (1878–1952), pioneer radio evangelist, pastor of First Baptist Church of Shreveport, 1912–1950, founder of Dodd College for Girls * J. Earl Downs, Shreveport public safety commissioner, 1954 to 1962; later moved to Franklin (Franklin, North Carolina), North Carolina * James U. Downs

, 2010 * Sam Walton (1918–1992), founder of Wal-Mart * Peter Youree (1843–1914), businessman in Shreveport (Shreveport, Louisiana), Louisiana; built first skyscraper there. *New Orleans (New Orleans, Louisiana) - WGNO 26 *Shreveport (Shreveport, Louisiana) - KTBS-TV 3 Davis taught history (and, unofficially, yodeling) for a year at the former Dodd College for Girls in Shreveport (Shreveport, Louisiana) during the late 1920s. He was hired

Middlesex County, Ontario

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Mission District, San Francisco

on Garcia's solo album ''Reflections'' (Reflections (Jerry Garcia album)), and was played by the Grateful Dead five times in concert in 1976. David Dodd, ''The Annotated "Mission in the Rain"''. Arts.ucsc.edu. Classical music is heard in the concert hall of the Community Music Center on Capp Street. ''Community Music Center San Francisco

New Taipei City

. In 1855, Lin Feng Chi (林鳳池) brought the Cing Shin Oolong (青心烏龍) plants from Wuyi Mountain (Fujien Province, China) (武夷山,福建,中國) into Taiwan and planted in Dongding Village (Lugu (Lugu, Nantou), Nantou County, Taiwan) (凍頂鄉,南投,台灣). This is said to be the origin of Dongding Oolong Dong Ding tea from Taiwan. In 1867, English tea trader Jon Dodd started a tea company in Wanhua, Taipei Taipei city (萬華,台北市), and started to sell Taiwanese oolong tea to the world under the name "Formosa

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