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Lockwood, Montana

Lockwood is a census-designated place in Yellowstone County, United States. Lockwood had the largest growth rate in the state of Montana with 57.8% growth since 2000. The 2010 census put Lockwood’s population at 6,797. Lockwood is a suburb of Billings and is the second largest community in the Billings Metropolitan Area. Annexation of Lockwood to Billings has been studied. Lockwood is located at 45°48′27″N 108°25′25″W; the CDP has a total area of 12.90 square miles with 527 inhabitants per square mile. Lockwood bordered the Crow “Mitsiadazi” Reservation, in the 1800s. Cows replacing the buffalo brought an end to the plains Native Americans’ way of life. Lockwood was named after Captain Lockwood, reputed to have many victories fighting Native Americans and to have been a surveyor for the government who camped in the foothills in the late 1800s. In 1907, settlers opened a public road through Lockwood flats of heavy loam to the 2nd crossing of Dry Creek, to the Dry Creek Road traversing to the Reservation.

The old Native American supply road is still etched into the side of the hill at the south end of Exxon Road, called Peter Hoe Road. Lockwood Flats was home of the Johnson Ranch. Just to the southeast of the ranch, one can find reminisces of Cavalry camps as they stay in the area for a whole winter surveying the land for the federal government; the area known as Lockwood Flats was originally the site of a stop called Hirsch, located just between Johnson Lane and old Coulson Road. A community began to develop around it, the topographical name Lockwood stuck, the name Hirsch was forgotten. On June 16, 1965, an F3 tornado touched down near Lockwood, it was the strongest tornado recorded in Yellowstone County. Today, Lockwood has grown to become the largest unincorporated community in the state of Montana and the 16th largest population center in the state. Lockwood is one of the fastest growing communities in Montana with an estimated 58% increase between the 2000 and 2010 censuses. In 2010, Lockwood gained status as a Census Designated Place.

Residents and local businesses are working with Yellowstone County and the City of Billings to create a framework for proper infrastructure and zone planning, as well as an eventual incorporation as an official municipality. On October 24, 2013, Lockwood residents gathered for a large community meeting with 250 attendees to discuss and organize community interest and direction. Pictures of the historic meeting were posted on the new. Groups were organized and champions were chosen for many different issues whether it was for a high school, better roads, Billings bypass, community garden, community festival, water & sewer, lighting and businesses. A celebration was held one year from the historic gathering to celebrate the progress, made; as of the census of 2000, there were 6,797 people, 2,651 households, 2,566 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 577.5 people per square mile. There were 2,651 housing units at an average density of 224.8 per square mile. The racial makeup of the CDP was 86.0% White, 0.4% African American, 4.5% Native American, 0.35% Asian, 0.12% Pacific Islander, 1.02% from other races, 2.32% from two or more races.

Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.74% of the population. There were 1,599 households out of which 40.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.7% were married couples living together, 12.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 26.3% were non-families. 20.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.6% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.69 and the average family size was 3.10. In the CDP, the population was spread out with 29.9% under the age of 18, 8.3% from 18 to 24, 31.7% from 25 to 44, 22.5% from 45 to 64, 7.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females, there were 101.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.4 males. Lockwood’s census data shows that the Lockwood CDP has a population of 8,477 and a 2011 Median Household Income of $47,059 compared to the State of Montana’s MHI of $43,872. With this MHI it may make it more difficult to secure grants specific to low income residents.

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Humphrey Senhouse (politician)

Humphrey Senhouse was a British Tory politician from a Cumberland family. He was the eldest son of Humphrey Senhouse, a landowner and High Sheriff who had founded the port of Maryport, the heiress Mary, daughter of Sir George Fleming, Bt, Bishop of Carlisle. Humphrey junior was elected at a by-election in 1786 as a Member of Parliament for Cockermouth, regarded as a pocket borough, he held that seat until the 1790 general election. He did not contest the seat at the 1796 general electionHe had married in 1768 Catherine, the daughter of Thomas Wood, of Beadnell, Northumberland.

Brian Charles Rooney

Brian Charles Rooney is an American actor and singer. Technically a sopranist, he has sung high tenor roles in theatrical productions in the United States and Europe, he made his Broadway debut in The Roundabout Theatre Company's 2006 revival of Kurt Weill and Bertolt Brecht's The Threepenny Opera in the role of Lucy Brown. As a tenor, he played Tony on a European tour of the American musical West Side Story, he has been featured in musical and non-musical theatrical productions in such cities as San Francisco, San Diego, Los Angeles, Dallas. He has been a featured soloist with the Seattle Symphony Orchestra and the Oregon Symphony Orchestra; as a pop-rock singer/songwriter, he began performing original material in concert venues in New York City. His collaborator is Paul Leschen and arranger for the rock-band, The Scissor Sisters. Rooney's recent ventures in concert performance and production in New York City have been greeted positively. Rooney starred as General George B. McClellan in the 2014 New York Musical Theatre Festival production of Bayonets of Angst, a bluegrass musical comedy about the Civil War.

He was awarded a New York Musical Theatre Festival Award for Excellence for "Outstanding Individual Performance." In 2007, Rooney was awarded the Lys Symonette Award for Outstanding Dramatic Excellence by the Kurt Weill Foundation

Syrian hamster breeding

Syrian hamster breeding is selective breeding on Syrian hamsters. The practice of breeding requires an understanding of care for the Syrian hamster, knowledge about Syrian hamster variations, a plan selective breeding, scheduling of the female body cycle, the ability to manage a colony of hamsters. Mother hamsters younger than 13 weeks old are to have a high number of babies, which can lead to complications in pregnancy and less healthy births. Mother hamsters which are older than 8 months for their first litter may have other kinds of pregnancy problems. Mating a mother, between 4-6 months old is a standard recommendation; the age of the male hamster to be father is less important, except that young males may have no interest in the female and older male hamsters may not be fertile. Any adult male hamster will always be ready to mate with any female hamster."Satin coat" and "white-bellied" are technical terms among hamster breeders which refer to hamsters with certain genes giving them characteristics which pet owners desire.

When hamster babies with either of these traits are desired breeders make sure that only one and not both hamster parents have one of these characteristics. If both hamster parents have the Satin gene their offspring are to have fur problems including baldness and have poor health. If both hamster parents are white-bellied the offspring are to be born without eyes. There is a certain genetic defect which can give a hamster a kinked tail instead of the usual straight tail; the tail will have a bend which can be felt by touching but is not visible. Hamsters with kinked tails are not bred at all. In hamster shows, hamsters with physical defects are disqualified; this discourages such hamsters from being used in breeding. If a female hamster encounters a male when her estrous cycle is not at the point for mating the two hamsters will be aggressive to each other and could be injured from fighting; when a female hamster is in season to breed her estrous cycle spans four days. Every fourth day between sunset and sunrise she will receptive to mating.

She will be more receptive in the night. In the wild, hamster mating season is spring and summer, so hamster mothers only go into heat in those seasons. In typical domestic settings female hamsters will breed year round; the triggering factors which make year-round breeding are 12-hours of daily light and absence of cold in the winter. Progression of the estrous cycle includes different vaginal discharges. On the morning of the day 1 the female is sexually dormant. In the evening of the first day she will become sexually receptive. On the morning of day 2 the sexually receptive period ends. By the evening of day 2 the female is sexually dormant. At this time the female will have a large discharge of thick white fluid that gives the hamster a particular strong smell. On the morning of day 3 the hamster's discharge will be waxy and by evening the discharge ends. By day 4, the hamster has been sexually dormant since day 2, she may have clear mucous discharge. Day 5 is a repeat of day 1. A female hamster who has had and unsuccessful mating on day 1 can be identified by her regular discharge on days 6 and 10 of this schedule.

When the time is right the breeder introduces male and female hamsters with supervision because of fear of aggression and fighting. They are separated after mating; until this time the hamsters will be in separate housing. The male hamster must not be placed in the home of the female hamster. Either the female may be brought to the male's home, or a small box of neutral space may be outfitted with hamster bedding and presented as the mating area in which the breeder places both hamsters. A male will be ready to mate and not defend himself initially. If the female is not in heat she will attack him, in which case, the hamsters must be separated to try again another time. If the hamsters fight for any other reason they must be separated. If the female is receptive she will run in front of the male a few steps freeze her body; the female exhibits lordosis behavior. In response, the male will groom the female hamster's rear mount the female. Mating lasts several seconds. After mating, the male may groom the female.

He will mount the female again. The mating pair should be left to repeat this for 20-30 minutes or until one of the hamsters loses interest; when supervising the mating, the breeder seeks to separate the hamsters if either becomes aggressive. During mating the male is to bite the back of the female's neck, but if he is overaggressive they may fight. Sometimes the male may get distracted and groom the female's ears or become confused and try to mount the female from the front or side. If necessary, the breeder may poke the male to get his attention, which will prompt the male to try again from the beginning. If the male loses interest in the female without aggression, breeders will separate the hamster. There are established general practices for record keeping in animal breeding; these practices can apply to any breeding program, are applied to Syrian hamster breeding programs. Larger breeding operations certainly must be managed with a digital database. Smaller breeding operations still use paper records.

Minimum record keeping includes the following information: source of animal identification of foundation bloodstock or strain name of person managing animal relevant dates date of birth dates of major interactions, like health care interventions date of acquisition, if acquired from external source in the case of research animals, reference to institutional clearance for research genealogyRecord keeping might include details ab

Star Vijay Super

STAR Vijay Super known as Vijay Super, is an Indian-Tamil language movie channel launched on 25 August 2016. It was launched as a male-focused channel and converted it into a movie channel, it is owned by Star India. Star Vijay Super aired old series and shows of Star Vijay, it undergone a revamp on 10 March 2019 and started airing 6 movies per day with a new logo and tagline - Dhool Cinema Dhinam Dhinam. Oru Varthai Oru Latcham Dharisanam Special Kaaka Kaaka Guru Arul Kaaka Maruthuva Neram Vijay Talkies Tamizhaga Thiraipada Sangam Vazhangum Cinema Cinema Sirippuda Kalakkal Champions Pokkiri Seedhaiyin Raaman Mahadev Arjun Mangaiyin Sabadham kiranmala Amma Uravugal Thodarkathai S2 Endrum Anbudan Minmini Pookal Kadhala Kadhala Suhasini Durga Kutrangal Jaakridhai Star Vijay official page