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Gov. Doyle's Statement on London Terrorist Attacks

Gov. Doyle's Statement on London Terrorist Attacks

Wisconsin Governor Jim Doyle and his wife served as Peace Corps Volunteers in Tunisia in the 1960's.

Gov. Doyle's Statement on London Terrorist Attacks

Gov. Doyle: Statement on London Terrorist Attacks

Contact: Ethnie Groves, Office of the Governor, 608-261-2156

Governor Jim Doyle today released the following statement regarding the recent terrorist attacks on London:

"Like millions of people around the world, I am both saddened and outraged by today's attacks on the innocent people of London. On behalf of the people of Wisconsin, I express my deepest condolences to the victims, as well as to their family and friends, and all of London.

"These are acts of cowardice and terror. This was not only an attack on the people of Great Britain, but on democracy, human rights, tolerance, and equality worldwide.

"I assure the citizens of Wisconsin that homeland security plans have been in place and are continually updated. And although it's important to remain vigilant and report any suspicious activity to proper authorities, I urge all Wisconsin residents to continue going about their daily lives and activities."

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By foursgiant ( on Thursday, December 04, 2008 - 7:09 am: Edit Post

Almanac, calendars & time

Helicon publishing.
Hutchinson Almanac 1999 page 15 the time zones for
Baghdad Iraq and Buenos Aires Argentina have been
swapped around. Baghdad shows time as 21:00 and
Buenos Aires shows time as 14:00. also see the
calendars on pages 17 to 20.

calendar 1. Jul,aug,sep. examine start & month end, day/dates
calendar 2.-September 30th note alignment
calendar 4. November 30th & December 1st both on Sunday.
calendar 5. February 8th & 9th share same day
calendar 6. October 31st ends sunday.Then Nov. 1st is Tues.
calendar 6. November 30th wed. then DEC 1st is also wed.
calendar 8.-September 30th note alignment
calendar 9. September 30th ends Monday. October 1st starts sun.
calendar 9. November 30th ends Thurs. December 1st starts sun.
calendar 10. Omission of leap year day.
calendar 10. September 30th ends on Fri. then Oct 1st starts wed.
calendar 13. January 3rd & 4th sharing same day
calendar 13. January ends sat. 31st then Feb starts Monday 1st
calendar 13. June 5th & 6th sharing same day
calendar 13. June/July month ends wed 30th starts Fri July 1st

year for cal. 2 is 2001 (see Sept 30th)
year for cal. 8 is 2012 (see Sept 30th) and is also the next leap year.

the following calendar numbers are I believe, leap year calendars.

8 9 10 11 12 13 14

the following description from Sage English Dictionary and Thesaurus.

Gregorian calendar.- The solar calendar now in general use, introduced
by Gregory XIII in 1582 to correct an error in the Julian calendar by
suppressing 10 days, making Oct 5 be called Oct 15,and providing that
only centenary years divisible by 400 should be leap years; it was
adopted by Great Britain and the American colonies in 1752.


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