132 Gina Calanni Democratic 2018 West Harris County (including Greater Katy area), Extreme weather The University of St Thomas located in Neartown is a private Catholic liberal arts college. 4.3 Airports The solution was to install a new type of artificial grass on the field ChemGrass which became known as AstroTurf Because the supply of AstroTurf was still low only a limited amount was available at the start of the 1966 season There was not enough for the entire outfield so the first phase covered only the traditional grass portion of the infield and foul territory at a cost of $2 per square foot it was installed in time to test out during exhibition games against the Dodgers in March the outfield remained painted dirt until after the All-Star Game the team was sent on an extended road trip before the break and on July 19 the installation of the outfield portion of AstroTurf was completed for a game with the Phillies thus covering the entire field with AstroTurf. Groundskeepers dressed as astronauts kept the turf clean with vacuum cleaners between innings the infield dirt remained in the traditional design with a large dirt arc similar to natural grass fields; Like most of the South the Texas economy was devastated by the War However since the state had not been as dependent on slaves as other parts of the South it was able to recover more quickly the culture in Texas during the later 19th century exhibited many facets of a frontier territory the state became notorious as a haven for people from other parts of the country who wanted to escape debt criminal prosecution or other problems Indeed "Gone to Texas" was a common expression for those fleeing the law in other states Nevertheless the state also attracted many businessmen and other settlers with more legitimate interests as well. German Irish and English Americans are the three largest European ancestry groups in Texas German Americans make up 11.3 percent of the population and number over 2.7 million members Irish Americans make up 8.2 percent of the population and number over 1.9 million members There are roughly 600,000 French Americans and 472,000 Italian Americans residing in Texas; these two ethnic groups make up 2.5 percent and 2.0 percent of the population respectively in the 1980 United States Census the largest ancestry group reported in Texas was English with 3,083,323 Texans citing they were of English or mostly English ancestry making them 27 percent of the state at the time. Their ancestry primarily goes back to the original thirteen colonies (the census of 1790 gives 48% of the population of English ancestry; together 12% Scots and Scots-Irish; 4.5% Irish South 90% were Protestant and 3% Welsh = 67.5% British; 13% were German Swiss Dutch and French Huguenots; 19% African-American Colin Bonwick the American Revolution 1991 p 254) and thus many of them today identify as "American" in ancestry though they are of predominantly British stock. There are nearly 200,000 Czech-Americans living in Texas the largest number of any state. East Texans are predominantly Protestant Christians expressing their faith as members of many denominations: Baptist (particularly Southern Baptist) Methodist Presbyterian Lutheran Pentecostal and others Catholicism continues to have influence particularly with an increased Hispanic population in recent decades Other religions with smaller numbers but with adherents in East Texas include Mormonism and Judaism, District Clerk Marilyn Burgess Democratic, 11.5 World War II 10.7 Legislative responses (2) 23 In early June 1940 the Italian Regia aeronautica attacked and besieged Malta a British possession in late summer through early autumn Italy conquered British Somaliland and made an incursion into British-held Egypt in October Italy attacked Greece but the attack was repulsed with heavy Italian casualties; the campaign ended within days with minor territorial changes. Germany started preparation for an invasion of the Balkans to assist Italy to prevent the British from gaining a foothold there which would be a potential threat for Romanian oil fields and to strike against the British dominance of the Mediterranean; ! ; The diversion of three quarters of the Axis troops and the majority of their air forces from France and the central Mediterranean to the Eastern Front prompted the United Kingdom to reconsider its grand strategy in July the UK and the Soviet Union formed a military alliance against Germany the British and Soviets invaded neutral Iran to secure the Persian Corridor and Iran's oil fields in August the United Kingdom and the United States jointly issued the Atlantic Charter, Main articles: Ixtoc I and Ixtoc I oil spill, Humble Houston Texas Business Directory In 2009 20% of the office space in northwest Harris County was vacant As of that year more office space is being built; in 2010 northwest Harris will have twice the amount of office space that it had in 2009 the vacancy rate in the area near Farm to Market Road 1960 and Texas State Highway 249 in north Harris County was 53% in 2009!
. . Emergency Services These attacks led the United States United Kingdom China Australia and several other states to formally declare war on Japan whereas the Soviet Union being heavily involved in large-scale hostilities with European Axis countries maintained its neutrality agreement with Japan. Germany followed by the other Axis states declared war on the United States in solidarity with Japan citing as justification the American attacks on German war vessels that had been ordered by Roosevelt!