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SMTX Talks: Unfiltered
 
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Hosted by Development Services Thursday * January 30, 2014 * 6:30-8:30 Rec Hall * 170 Charles Austin Dr San Marcos, TX 78666 Free! Event Description: Back by popular demand! A constructive conversation about future growth in San Marcos Texas With the adoption of our newest comprehensive master plan "Vision San Marcos" and the project kicking off to replace the current Land Development Code, Development Services invited the public to share and hear from fellow citizens about their ideas pertaining to growth in our City. SMTX Talks will featured rapid fire speeches by community members (listed below) as well as a luncheon with a panel of subject matter experts.  Event Schedule: 6:30-8pm -- Rapid Fire 5 minute speeches on a variety of topics all pertaining to growth in San Marcos 8-8:30pm- Open Dialogue about topic voted on via tweet/text  Tweets #SMTXTalks and texts sent to (512) 763-5013 where shown live as they came in during the event.
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Fight the Bite!
 
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The City of Dallas says you don't have to contract the West Nile virus when you learn how to "fight the bite!" It's so easy, a clay animation child could do it. (ESP)
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Texas State Parks Evolving for Growing State
 
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The Texas State Parks system is about to turn 100 years old. Since its inception, the population of Texas has exploded and is now concentrated in urban areas. To meet these challenges, park leadership has launched a Centennial Plan. It address everything from building partnerships to getting more people outside. Much of this plan will rely on dedicated funding passed by the 84th Texas Legislature that allows 94 percent of the state sales tax revenue from sporting goods to go toward state park improvements. To learn more, visit http://www.TexasStateParks.org/BrighterFuture
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Paddling Trails of Texas - Texas Parks and Wildlife [Official]
 
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Paddle along as we explore some of the state's best paddling trips. Details, including rental info. at http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/fishboat/boat/paddlingtrails/
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Marquette Park Gary, Indiana  4K Aerial Tour
 
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Marquette Park 4K Aerial Tour Marquette Park 1 North Grand Boulevard • Gary, IN 46403 (219) 938-7362 Phone • (219) 938-7380 Fax http://marquetteparkgary.org/ 1865 - 1920 The first road to modern day Marquette Park was constructed in 1865, when settlers first began populating the lakefront area. At the turn of the century, Octave Chanute flew gliders and biplanes off of the dunes in Miller Beach. Alice Mabel Gray, “Diana of the Dunes,” retreated to the dunes for a life of solitude. The area also attracted recreation seekers. Carr’s Bathhouse at the north end of Lake Street was the area’s most popular lakefront destination with bathing facilities, a dance hall, and beach cottages. In 1912, recognizing the recreational potential of the lakefront, City of Gary leaders assembled a committee to create a recreational area with access to the lakefront. After much discussion about how to secure lakefront property, U.S. Steel purchased 116 acres and donated the land to the City of Gary, setting the stage for what is now Marquette Park. 1920 - 2009 In the early 1920s work began on Lake Front Park including the leveling of the sand dune south of the future Gary Bathing Beach Pavilion (the current day Aquatorium). Construction on the Bathing Beach Pavilion continued through 1921 and the facility opened to the public on June 17, 1922. Following the construction of the Bathing Beach Pavilion was the construction of the Recreation Pavilion, completed in 1924. During the Great Depression, Works Progress Administration labor was used for improvements in the park. Also during this time, Lake Front Park was renamed in honor of Pere Jacques Marquette. A monument was erected in his honor in 1932. In 1941, the City of Gary purchased additional lakefront land northwest of the lagoon, extending to Lake Street. During the last quarter of the twentieth century, Marquette Park fell into a period of disrepair. The Gary Bathing Beach Pavilion closed and was actually considered for demolition in 1971. In 1991 the Chanute Aquatorium Society formed and raised funds to rehabilitate the Aquatorium. 2010 MARQUETTE PARK LAKEFRONT EAST MASTER PLAN Download Master Plan Executive Summary In January 2009, the City identified the need for the rejuvenation of Marquette Park and submitted an application to the Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority (RDA) for financial support. The Marquette Park Lakefront East Master Plan was made possible when the City of Gary was awarded, in June 2009, a grant for $28,190,000 from the RDA for planning, design, engineering, and selected capital and operational improvements. Capital improvements laid out in The Marquette Park Lakefront East Master Plan, provide access to and circulation within the park, preserve and strengthen the park’s natural features, provide new recreational and educational amenities, and restore the park’s signature historic facilities. Collectively, these improvements will help re-establish the park as one of Northwest Indiana’s premier lakefront destinations and enhance the quality of life and park experience for Gary and Northwest Indiana residents Drone: DJI Phantom 4: https://goo.gl/2GSvU3 : DJI Phantom 4 Pro: https://goo.gl/vb8nqr Drone Case: https://goo.gl/7Nm7gt Tablet Used: https://goo.gl/8ECyFA Micro SD Card Used: https://goo.gl/buaUUS Filter Kit for DJI: https://goo.gl/F5c6qo Range Extender: https://goo.gl/7aG3ZZ Back up props: https://goo.gl/WpEvmB Sony VEGAS Platinum: https://goo.gl/9SDvcv Computer Used: https://goo.gl/fELeYc www.timelessaerialphotography.com https://www.facebook.com/TimelessAerialPhotography/
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RV Entrepreneur Summit - RV Nomad Gathering in Texas
 
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We head to Texas Hill Country in the camper van and spend a week in Fredericksburg at the RV Entrepreneur Summit. Watch Episode 44 https://goo.gl/DQsSTm ========================= Support Our Channel ========================= Enjoyed this video and want to show your support? Here are a few ways: Share the video Shop on Amazon using our affiliate link: US https://www.amazon.com/?tag=wtryt-20 Canada https://www.amazon.ca?&tag=wtrca017-20 UK https://www.amazon.co.uk?&tag=wtruk-21 Become a Patron https://www.patreon.com/weretherussos ========================= More About This Video ========================= Spend a night at the Walmart in Fort Stockton, meet a couple traveling in a converted school bus. Take the Crystal Palace Tour at Caverns of Sonora, part of the Texas Cave Trail. Attend the RV Entrepreneurs Summit in Fredericksburg, Texas. Some of the incredible people we got to connect with: Jon & Nadia - Roaming Remodelers Kenny & Sabrina - Moving Forward Adventures Eric & Tami - TechnoRV Jessica - Exploring the Local Life Chris & Cherie - Technomadia Nathan & Marisa - Less Junk More Journey Heath & Alyssa - Heath and Alyssa Padgett ========================= Camper Van Life Series ========================= Welcome to our travel series about camper van life. We’re Joe and Kait of We’re the Russos. We travel full time in a conversion van and share our journey and what life is like living in a van. You can watch every episode of the camper van life series here http://bit.ly/WTRvanlife Our Class B RV is a Hymer Aktiv 2.0 based on the Ram ProMaster chassis. For all the details watch our full van tour http://bit.ly/vanlife20 This conversion van is equipped for off-grid living with solar panels and lithium ion batteries. Learn more about the solar setup in this video http://bit.ly/vanlife29 ========================= Check Out Our Book: Take Risks ========================= Interested in how we transitioned to a nomad lifestyle? Read our book Take Risks: One Couple’s Journey To Quit Their Jobs and Hit the Open Road http://amzn.to/2wm3rqJ This book shares the decisions, challenges, and triumphs of embracing a minimalist lifestyle, and getting on the road full time. We hope it will inspire you and give you a starting place for your own journey. ========================= WTRFamily ========================= Join our WTRFamily for exclusive content, meet-ups, recipes and a place where we can communicate on a more personal level http://bit.ly/WTRFamily ========================= Disclosures ========================= We’re the Russos is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com. Hymer Aktiv 2.0 is provided to us free of charge by Erwin Hymer Group to use. ========================= © Joe and Kait Russo, We're the Russos 2018 =========================
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Kayaking Trip Solo, Shady grove Campimg to Staples ( San Marcos River)
 
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I am going to Martindale Tx.I Drove 45 min from Austin Tx. I just want to go trip with my kayak how it going! I think it great trip nice cold water and very quiet place there few 1 class rapid.
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Riverfont Concept, Waco, Texas (Imagine Waco)
 
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This video illustrates a concept for improving connections and enhancing the Brazos riverfront in Waco Texas. For more information about Imagine Waco: A Plan for Greater Downtown, please visit: http://www.imaginewaco.com/
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INDIAN LAKES 310+/- ACRE ABSOLUTE REAL ESTATE AUCTION ~ AUSTIN, AR
 
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ATTENTION: CHURCHES, RV PARK OWNERS & REAL ESTATE DEVELOPERS! 310+/- Acres Offered in (2) Tracts & its Entirety ~ (3) Private Stocked Lakes, (1) Cabin & (2) Homes ~ Excellent Income Producing Property w/ Future Residential or Commercial Development Potential as a Corporate or Church Retreat, RV Park, Campground or Private Outdoorsman's Paradise ~ Located on the Lonoke/ Faulkner County Line ~ Selling On-site w/Live, Online Bidding Available ~ SELLING REGARDLESS OF PRICE ON AUCTION DAY! DIRECTIONS: From Little Rock, Take HWY 67/ 167 North, Take Exit 16B, Travel North on HWY 5 for 7.5 Mi., Turn West onto W. Lewisburg Road, Travel 1.7 Mi. ~ Watch for Auction Signs (or Indian Lakes Signs) & Property. REAL ESTATE DESCRIPTION: This Property, Currently being Operated as a Day Use Recreational Area/ Campground, Consists of 270+/- Acres of Woods & Pasture Prime for Development w/ a Series of (3) Private Recreational Stocked Lakes Totaling 40+/- Acres w/ Multiple Piers, Boat Docks, Launch Ramps & Asphalt Interior Roads ~ The Open Floor Plan of the 2,728+/- SF House, Overlooking the Lakes, would make an Excellent Retreat Bunkhouse, Recreation Hall, Living Quarters & RV Park Office or Incredible Private Lodge ~ Property Also Contains a Well Maintained Lakefront Cabin & Separate Caretaker’s Home ~ Conveniently Located just off HWY 5 in Central Arkansas, Minutes from HWY 167 & Cabot ~ Property will be Offered in (2) Individual Tracts & its Entirety. (TRACT 1) 291.5+/- Acres w/ a 26+/- Acre Lake, 10+/- Acre Lake & a 4+/- Acre Lake ~ Move-in Ready, 1,112+/- SF Lakefront Cabin w/ 2BR/ 2BA ~ Separate 1,152+/- SF Caretaker’s Home w/ 2BR/ 2BA ~ The 26+/- Acre Lake has a Paved Driveway Around the Entire Perimeter, Multiple Boat Docks, Launch Ramps, Fishing Piers, Picnic Areas, Diving Boards & Slides ~ Restroom Building & Much More ~ Remaining Acreage is a Mixture of Woods & Pasture w/ Excellent Views ~ Perfect for Residential Development or an RV Park/ Campground in Austin, which was just titled "Fastest-Growing" City in Central Arkansas by Metroplan.org. (TRACT 2) 18.5+/- Acre Wooded Tract w/ a Secluded, 2,728+/- SF Vinyl Siding Exterior, Ridge Top Home, Built in 1995, Overlooking the Largest Lake ~ This Move-in Ready Home has 4BR/ 2.5BA ~ Open Kitchen/ Dining/ Living Area Perfect for Entertaining Large Groups ~ Spacious Bedrooms ~ Utility Room ~ Bonus Room ~ Front & Back Covered Patios ~ REMEMBER, THIS INCREDIBLE PROPERTY IS SELLING REGARDLESS OF PRICE TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER! AUCTIONEER’S NOTE: If you’re looking for a private or corporate retreat facility, residential development land, RV park or campground located in Central Arkansas’ fastest growing city, you have found it. TERMS ON REAL ESTATE: (TRACT 1) $75,000.00 or (TRACT 2) $25,000.00 Cashier’s Check (NO EXCEPTIONS) Down Day of Auction, as Earnest Money ~ Balance Due at Closing ~ Closing within 30 Days ~ Title Insurance with Warranty Deed Provided at Closing ~ 10% Buyer’s Premium ~ Offers Prior to Auction are Welcome. INSPECTION: This Property Must be Seen to be Appreciated ~ Drive by Anytime or Contact Agents, Doug Westgate at 501-815-4004/ doug@wilsonauctioneers.com or David Brewer at 501-760-8510/ david@wilsonauctioneers.com to View the Homes & Cabin ~ Auctioneers will be On-site at 9:00 a.m. day of Auction.
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2 story dream home on 11 Acres
 
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Huge Opportunity with this 2 story home situated on 11 beautiful acres. This home is located in a wonderful development of grand multi- acre homes. This home is built on a large basement and offers a fenced yard with inground pool and playground, and 11 acres with a mixture of open and wooded land. This home was in the process of a complete renovation, with the exterior work being completed before construction stopped . The homes interior needs finishing work including; paint, flooring, kitchen and master bath installation........This home is being offered way below its assessed value of $442,000 and has a current asking price below $220,000.
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Setbacks keep Govalle, Shipe pools from reopening next summer
 
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Despite having a goal to re-open them, the city of Austin will not re open Govalle and Shipe pools for summer of 2018.
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Symposium on Ancient Oman (afternoon)
 
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Afternoon session of an all-day symposium, "Ancient Oman: Archaeological Digs and Historical Discoveries in the Sultanate of Oman." The symposium was sponsored in partnership with the Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center. Speaker Biography: Krista Lewis is associate professor of anthropology at the University of Arkansas and director of the Land of Frankincense Archaeological Project. Speaker Biography: Joy McCorriston is professor of anthropology at Ohio State University and director of the ASOM Project (Ancient Socioecological systems in Oman). Speaker Biography: Michael Harrower is associate professor of archaeology at Johns Hopkins University and director of the Archaeological Water Histories of Oman Project. Speaker Biography: Nathan Reigner is a research fellow at the Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center. Speaker Biography: Christopher Thornton is senior director of cultural heritage for the National Geographic Society and director of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Bat in Oman. Speaker Biography: Eric Staples is assistant professor of history at al-Zayed University in the United Arab Emirates. For transcript and more information, visit http://www.loc.gov/today/cyberlc/feature_wdesc.php?rec=8412
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Concerns raised about new Student Housing at UofL
 
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Some University of Louisville students have raised concerns over the progress of one of the newest campus affiliated apartments. Subscribe to WLKY on YouTube for more: http://bit.ly/1e5KyMO Get more Louisville news: http://www.wlky.com/ Like us: http://www.facebook.com/wlkynews Follow us: http://twitter.com/WLKY Google+: http://plus.google.com/+wlky
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PBS Show December 7-13, 2014, #2308 - Texas Parks and Wildlife [Official]
 
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Texas Parks & Wildlife PBS Show #2308 December 7-13, 2014 Acquiring Powderhorn A coalition of partners has raised nearly $38 million dollars to purchase 17,000 acres of one of the largest remaining unspoiled tracts of coastal prairie in the state. The Powderhorn Ranch in Calhoun County is expected to become a future state park and wildlife management area for the people of Texas. I Love a Mystery Kids at Texas A&M's SeaCamp solve mysteries using biology, chemistry, and physics. Their lab experiences are paralleled with the work done in the "real world" by TPWD's Forensics group in San Marcos. Outdoor Info: Campfire Tips Sitting around the campfire is one of the best things about going camping. Park Interpreter Katie Raney has some tips for getting your campfire going safely. Building the Canyon Government Canyon State Natural Area has grown out of an unprecedented partnership of groups rallying to preserve a unique resource. Its pristine Hill Country land helps protect the aquifer below it, making it all the more important to nearby San Antonio. Postcard From Texas The Texas Bighorn Society and Texas Parks and Wildlife celebrate finishing the construction of two guzzlers (above-ground rainwater catchments that provide water for wildlife) with a feast. What’s on the menu? Yard birds, beans, and a good time. Find out where to watch: http://www.tpwd.texas.gov/tv
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Self-Advocacy
 
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Young Adults discuss what self-advocacy means to them and how they advocate for themselves in school, work, and their daily lives. For more resources on self-advocacy and career exploration, visit www.labor.ny.gov/youth For more information on YOUTH POWER!, visit www.YOUTHPOWERNY.org This video was developed by YOUTH POWER! and YouthFX through the WIA incentive grant with cooperation from the NYS Department of Labor.
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Serve on a City Board or Commission - Highland Village, Texas
 
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By serving as a volunteer on one of the City's boards, commissions, or committees, you will contribute to the development of Highland Village. As a volunteer your expertise and recommendations will be utilized by City Council and City staff to shape the future of Highland Village. You will also benefit from learning how the City operates and forms policy.
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Serve on a City Board or Commission   Highland Village, Texas
 
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By serving as a volunteer on one of the City's boards, commissions, or committees, you will contribute to the development of Highland Village. As a volunteer your expertise and recommendations will be utilized by City Council and City staff to shape the future of Highland Village. You will also benefit from learning how the City operates and forms policy.
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Harper Lecture with Matthew M. Briones: Illusion Fields: Baseball and U.S. History
 
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The study of baseball and the study of American history are not dissimilar. Both rely on origin myths and a profound sense of American exceptionalism. Both also require constant recycling of nostalgia and realism and a need for the scholar to read between the lines. Historian and Quantrell Award winner Matthew M. Briones, whose current research examines the historical interplay of race, class, and sports in Chicago, will reflect on why and how he teaches these two deeply held passions in tandem. Matthew M. Briones is a cultural historian who specializes in the history of Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States, interracialism, and immigration. His first monograph, Jim and Jap Crow: A Cultural History of 1940s Interracial America (Princeton University Press, 2012), focuses on the home front culture of World War II, interrogating the ways in which different racialized and ethnic groups interacted during a time of heightened sense of possibility for American democracy.
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Denver Housing Summit - Creating & Sustaining - Part 2
 
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Creating and Sustaining Affordable Homeownership as Prices Rise. Homeownership is often viewed as a financial tool, but its impact on the lives of Denver residents and families is much broader: access to homeownership helps to keep families in their communities, preserves stable access to services and employment, and supports the long-term wellbeing of children and families. And yet, affordable homeownership is becoming less attainable as home prices in the Denver Metro Area soar.
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Eurico Francisco & Shelly Locke: Design as a Catalyst for Stronger Communities
 
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Eurico Francisco, design principal, and Shelly Locke, senior healthcare planner, both at HDR, an engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services firm, present “Design as a Catalyst for Stronger Communities,” April 6, 12:40 p.m., Friday, KAMU-TV studios.
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Thursday, May 31, 2012 - Evening Edition
 
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Hear about the court case medical marijuana advocates are calling a victory, the battle over Prop 29 to increase cigarette taxes and San Diego workers who commute from Temecula.
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Mellon Sawyer Seminar on Displacement | Displacement and Creative Activism
 
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Skip ahead to main speaker at 6:41 Displacement has been a structuring force impacting the work of creative practitioners around the globe throughout the modern period. As a prominent factor shaping forms of subjectivity, power relations of inclusion and exclusion, and institutions of state authority and industrial and creative production, displacement has served as a site of resistance for artists, architects, and other creative practitioners while simultaneously molding the frameworks and institutions through which they seek to engage the world. This fifth seminar in the Displacement and the Making of the Modern World series seeks to bring together creative practitioners from multiple disciplines and mediums to engage with the question of how displacement has guided their work and how their creative practice serves as a sometimes physical impediment to the borders, state powers, political economic relationships, and other forces driving displacement. This seminar will begin by allowing the artists and architects assembled here to introduce their work and subjective relationships to displacement before moving into a discussion of how their work serves as both a locus of resistance and a site of institutional critique.
Milburnie Dam Public Meeting Q&A
 
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The full, unedited question & answer session with transcribed captions from the Milburnie Dam Public Information Workshop. The full 3+ hour meeting proceedings are publicly available here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o7e2Z6CO1XQ Additionally, a much shorter 6 minute video overviewing the entire project is available here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vSQyVyaf1zs
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Mandaluyong City | Wikipedia audio article
 
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This is an audio version of the Wikipedia Article: Mandaluyong City Listening is a more natural way of learning, when compared to reading. Written language only began at around 3200 BC, but spoken language has existed long ago. Learning by listening is a great way to: - increases imagination and understanding - improves your listening skills - improves your own spoken accent - learn while on the move - reduce eye strain Now learn the vast amount of general knowledge available on Wikipedia through audio (audio article). You could even learn subconsciously by playing the audio while you are sleeping! If you are planning to listen a lot, you could try using a bone conduction headphone, or a standard speaker instead of an earphone. You can find other Wikipedia audio articles too at: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCuKfABj2eGyjH3ntPxp4YeQ In case you don't find one that you were looking for, put a comment. This video uses Google TTS en-US-Standard-D voice. SUMMARY ======= Mandaluyong, officially the City of Mandaluyong, (Tagalog: Lungsod ng Mandaluyong), or simply known as Mandaluyong City, is a 1st class highly urbanized city in Metro Manila, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 386,276 people.Located directly east of Manila., it is known for the Ortigas Center, a commercial and business center that is also shared with the city of Pasig. Notable institutions and establishments in the city include the Asian Development Bank, the headquarters of Banco De Oro and San Miguel Corporation and shopping malls like Shangri-La Plaza and SM Megamall. The city is bordered by Manila to the west, San Juan to the north, Quezon City to the northeast, Pasig to the east, and Makati to the south. It is also the 6th-smallest city in the Philippines with a land area of 11.06 km2 (4.27 sq mi).
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Open Faculty Meeting 2014-2015
 
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August 26, 2014 - SF State held its annual opening faculty meeting Monday, during which four distinguished faculty members were honored and President Les Wong challenged the entire faculty to join him in "setting the standard by which other universities will define their own identity." If you are interested in seeing a particular segment of the Opening Faculty Meeting, please use these time codes to skip through the chapters. 1:39 - Distinguished Faculty Awards 22:25 - Introduction of New Administrators 37:46 - Introduction of New Faculty 1:20:44 - California Faculty Association Representative Address 1:27:15 - Academic Senate Chair Address 1:36:50 - Closing Remarks by President Leslie Wong
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Dragnet: Big Kill / Big Thank You / Big Boys
 
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Dragnet is a radio and television crime drama about the cases of a dedicated Los Angeles police detective, Sergeant Joe Friday, and his partners. The show takes its name from an actual police term, a "dragnet", meaning a system of coordinated measures for apprehending criminals or suspects. Dragnet debuted inauspiciously. The first several months were bumpy, as Webb and company worked out the program's format and eventually became comfortable with their characters (Friday was originally portrayed as more brash and forceful than his later usually relaxed demeanor). Gradually, Friday's deadpan, fast-talking persona emerged, described by John Dunning as "a cop's cop, tough but not hard, conservative but caring." (Dunning, 210) Friday's first partner was Sergeant Ben Romero, portrayed by Barton Yarborough, a longtime radio actor. After Yarborough's death in 1951 (and therefore Romero's, who also died of a heart attack, as acknowledged on the December 27, 1951 episode "The Big Sorrow"), Friday was partnered with Sergeant Ed Jacobs (December 27, 1951 - April 10, 1952, subsequently transferred to the Police Academy as an instructor), played by Barney Phillips; Officer Bill Lockwood (Ben Romero's nephew, April 17, 1952 - May 8, 1952), played by Martin Milner (with Ken Peters taking the role for the June 12, 1952 episode "The Big Donation"); and finally Frank Smith, played first by Herb Ellis (1952), then Ben Alexander (September 21, 1952-1959). Raymond Burr was on board to play the Chief of Detectives. When Dragnet hit its stride, it became one of radio's top-rated shows. Webb insisted on realism in every aspect of the show. The dialogue was clipped, understated and sparse, influenced by the hardboiled school of crime fiction. Scripts were fast moving but didn't seem rushed. Every aspect of police work was chronicled, step by step: From patrols and paperwork, to crime scene investigation, lab work and questioning witnesses or suspects. The detectives' personal lives were mentioned but rarely took center stage. (Friday was a bachelor who lived with his mother; Romero, a Mexican-American from Texas, was an ever fretful husband and father.) "Underplaying is still acting", Webb told Time. "We try to make it as real as a guy pouring a cup of coffee." (Dunning, 209) Los Angeles police chiefs C.B. Horrall, William A. Worton, and (later) William H. Parker were credited as consultants, and many police officers were fans. Most of the later episodes were entitled "The Big _____", where the key word denoted a person or thing in the plot. In numerous episodes, this would the principal suspect, victim, or physical target of the crime, but in others was often a seemingly inconsequential detail eventually revealed to be key evidence in solving the crime. For example, in "The Big Streetcar" the background noise of a passing streetcar helps to establish the location of a phone booth used by the suspect. Throughout the series' radio years, one can find interesting glimpses of pre-renewal Downtown L.A., still full of working class residents and the cheap bars, cafes, hotels and boarding houses which served them. At the climax of the early episode "James Vickers", the chase leads to the Subway Terminal Building, where the robber flees into one of the tunnels only to be killed by an oncoming train. Meanwhile, by contrast, in other episodes set in outlying areas, it is clear that the locations in question are far less built up than they are today. Today, the Imperial Highway, extending 40 miles east from El Segundo to Anaheim, is a heavily used boulevard lined almost entirely with low-rise commercial development. In an early Dragnet episode scenes along the Highway, at "the road to San Pedro", clearly indicate that it still retained much the character of a country highway at that time. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dragnet_(series)
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University of San Diego
 
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The University of San Diego is a private Roman Catholic university in San Diego, California. The university offers 42 baccalaureate degrees, and several degrees in law, nursing,,and other doctorate programs. The university comprises seven different academic colleges. This video is targeted to blind users. Attribution: Article text available under CC-BY-SA Creative Commons image source in video
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Tourism
 
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Tourism is the travel for recreational, leisure, family or business purposes, usually of a limited duration. Tourism is commonly associated with trans-national travel, but may also prefer to travel to another location within the same country. The World Tourism Organization defines tourists as people "traveling to and staying in places outside their usual environment for not more than one consecutive year for leisure, business and other purposes". Tourism has become a popular global leisure activity. Tourism can be domestic or international, and international tourism has both incoming and outgoing implications on a country's balance of payments. Today, tourism is a major source of income for many countries, and affects the economy of both the source and host countries, in some cases it is of vital importance. This video is targeted to blind users. Attribution: Article text available under CC-BY-SA Creative Commons image source in video
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ArtEscaliers-ArtFloorDesign
 
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Butuan | Wikipedia audio article
 
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This is an audio version of the Wikipedia Article: Butuan Listening is a more natural way of learning, when compared to reading. Written language only began at around 3200 BC, but spoken language has existed long ago. Learning by listening is a great way to: - increases imagination and understanding - improves your listening skills - improves your own spoken accent - learn while on the move - reduce eye strain Now learn the vast amount of general knowledge available on Wikipedia through audio (audio article). You could even learn subconsciously by playing the audio while you are sleeping! If you are planning to listen a lot, you could try using a bone conduction headphone, or a standard speaker instead of an earphone. You can find other Wikipedia audio articles too at: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCuKfABj2eGyjH3ntPxp4YeQ In case you don't find one that you were looking for, put a comment. This video uses Google TTS en-US-Standard-D voice. SUMMARY ======= Butuan (pronounced ), officially the City of Butuan (Butuanon: Dakbayan hong Butuan; Cebuano: Dakbayan sa Butuan; Filipino: Lungsod ng Butuan), or simply known as Butuan City, is a 1st class highly urbanized city and regional center of the Caraga Region, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 337,063 people.It served as the former capital of the Rajahnate of Butuan before 1001 until 1756. The city used to be known during that time as the best in gold and boat manufacturing in the entire Philippine archipelago, having traded with as far as Champa, Ming, Srivijaya, Majapahit, and the Bengali coasts. It is located at the northeastern part of the Agusan Valley, Mindanao, sprawling across the Agusan River. It is bounded to the north, west and south by Agusan del Norte, to the east by Agusan del Sur and to the northwest by Butuan Bay. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 337,063 people.Butuan City was the capital of the province of Agusan del Norte until 2000, when Republic Act 8811 transferred the capital to Cabadbaran City. For statistical and geographical purposes, Butuan City is grouped with Agusan del Norte but governed administratively independent from the province while legislatively administered by the province's 1st congressional district.
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1960s
 
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The 1960s was a decade that began on 1 January 1960 and ended on 31 December 1969. The 1960s term also refers to an era more often called The Sixties, denoting the complex of inter-related cultural and political trends across the globe. This "cultural decade" is more loosely defined than the actual decade, beginning around 1963 and ending around 1974. This video targeted to blind users. Attribution: Article text available under CC-BY-SA Public domain image source in video
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