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H. Aschehoug & Co. known as Aschehoug, is one of the largest independent publishing companies in Norway, founded in 1872. Headquartered in Oslo, the publishing house has 480 employees; the Aschehoug group comprises other publishing houses owned or wholly by Aschehoug. Aschehoug can be directly translated to "ash hill." Aschehoug was founded as a bookstore in 1872 on Egertorvet in Oslo by cousins and Halvard Aschehoug. From the start the firm was involved in publishing in a modest way, its output consisting of school books. In 1888, the company was taken over by William Martin Nygaard and Thorstein Lambrechts, who kept the name while expanding its operations. In 1900 William Nygaard withdrew from the bookselling side of the business and established a publishing company, given the name H. Aschehoug & Co.. In 1935, following the death of William Nygaard, the publishing house turned into a corporation in connection with the inheritance settlement and Williams Nygaard's son, Mads Wiel Nygaard became the Executive Officer.

Aschehoug published an increasing number of important books through the years. Important Norwegian authors first published by Aschehoug have included Nobel Prize laureate, Sigrid Undset, as well as Fridtjof Nansen, Johan Falkberget, Hans E. Kinck, Aksel Sandemose, Arne Garborg - all of them writers whose works are today regarded as classics of Norwegian literature, its publishing program is divided into three main categories - works of fiction, including books for children and younger readers. In 2004, Aschehoug Agency was founded to represent the foreign rights of Forlaget Oktober and Universitetsforlaget publishing houses. Aschehoug has an interest in several other publishing companies, among them: Universitetsforlaget - the main academic press in Norway Forlaget Oktober - the Marxist-Leninist press, now a publisher of fiction Norli Gruppen - bookstore chain Lydbokforlaget - audiobooks De norske Bokklubbene - book clubs Forlagsentralen - distributes more than 75% of all books in Norway Kunnskapsforlaget - publishes encyclopediasAschehoug published Salman Rushdie's book Satanic Verses.

The company's CEO William Nygaard was shot and wounded in 1993 as a result of the fatwa issued against Rushdie and his publishers. William Martin Nygaard Mads Wiel Nygaard Andreas Wiel Nygaard Arthur Holmesland William Nygaard Mads Nygaard Official website

Dutch Reformed Church in South Africa (NGK)

The Dutch Reformed Church is a Reformed Christian denomination in South Africa. It has a presence in neighbouring countries, such as Namibia and parts of Botswana and Zambia, it claims 1,602 ordained ministers in 1,158 congregations. The Nederduits in the denomination's Afrikaans name refers to the old nomenclature for the Dutch language written as Nederduitsch in Dutch; this not to be confused with the literal translation Low German, a dialect in the north of Germany. It is therefore referred to as the "Dutch Reformed Church" in South Africa. Originating in the 17th century from the Dutch Reformed Church of the Netherlands, the NGK is the largest denomination within South Africa's Dutch Reformed tradition. Along with the Dutch Reformed Church in South Africa and the Reformed Churches in South Africa, it is considered one of the three sister churches of South Africa; when the Dutch East India Company sent Jan van Riebeeck to start a Dutch settlement at the Cape of Good Hope in 1652, most of the company's employees were members of the Dutch Reformed Church.

At first there were no ordained ministers from the Netherlands but only a sick comforter. In 1665, Johan van Arckel became its first minister. A consistory was still subject to the control of the classis of Amsterdam. In 1688, 200 Huguenot refugees arrived at the Cape. Though at first allowed to hold services in French, they were assimilated into the Dutch-speaking population and became members of the Dutch Reformed Church, which had a monopoly in territory controlled by the company. An exception was allowed for a Lutheran church in Cape Town. During the Napoleonic Wars, the British occupied the Cape Colony in 1795 to prevent the French from doing so; the French had occupied the Netherlands, so the link between the church in the colony and the Amsterdam classis was broken. The first British occupation was temporary. For the next century, the colony would be under British control. Ministers from the Netherlands were not as willing to serve in what was now for them a foreign country, the British authorities were not keen to have them.

Presbyterian ministers from Scotland were encouraged to serve the needs of the Dutch Reformed Church in the Cape. The church was semi-established, the government helped with stipends of ministers; the colony had expanded a long way beyond the Cape Peninsula in the preceding two centuries, both to the north and the east, on the eastern frontier the Dutch farmers came into contact with Xhosa-speaking cattle herders. There were water and cattle rustling across the frontier; the frontier farmers did not like the way the government in Cape Town handled the situation, the ending of slavery in 1834 was another bone of contention. Afrikaner Calvinism was developing a different worldview to that of the British rulers, many farmers left the Cape Colony in the Great Trek during the 1830s and 1840s; the Dutch Reformed ministers tried to discourage them and, as the Dutch Reformed Church was the established church of the colony, did not provide pastoral ministry for the emigrant farmers, who formed several independent republics in present-day South Africa.

Several of the republics in the land beyond the Vaal merged to form the South African Republic in 1852. Because the NGK was seen by the trekkers as being an agent of the Cape government, they did not trust its ministers and emissaries seeing them as part of the British Empire's attempts to annex the Boer Republics. A minister from the Netherlands, Dirk Van der Hoff, went to the Transvaal in 1853 and became the first minister of the newly established Dutch Reformed Church, which became the state church of the South African Republic in 1860. There were religious divisions among the trekkers themselves; the more conservative ones were opposed to singing hymns that had not been determined to be scripturally pure in church. There was controversy in the Netherlands over hymn singing as well resulting in a group breaking away from the Dutch Reformed Church to form the Christian Reformed Churches. A minister from this group, Dirk Postma, traveled to the South African Republic and was accepted as a minister of the NHK.

After learning that he and his congregation could be required to sing these untested hymns, however, he and the Doppers broke away from the state church to form the Reformed Churches in South Africa in 1859. There were thus now three Dutch Reformed churches in what would become South Africa—the NGK, the NHK, the GK. In the NGK meanwhile there was more controversy over theological conservatism. An evangelical revival led by Andrew Murray tipped the balance away from theological liberalism. One result of the revival was that many young men felt called to the ministry, a seminary was opened at Stellenbosch; the NGK was thus no longer dependent on getting its clergy from overseas, as most of the recruits to the ministry had emerged from the revival this was the dominant element. One of its features was a kind of Reformed "Lent", between Ascension Day and Pentecost, a custom that spread beyond the confines of the NGK; the revival led to an interest in mission work which led to the establishment of the Dutch Reformed Mission Church for coloureds and the Dutch Reformed Church in Africa for blacks.

These were segregated from the white churches, but united to form the Uniting Reformed

Kiira Korpi

Kiira Linda Katriina Korpi is a Finnish figure skater. She is a three-time European medalist, the 2010 Trophée Eric Bompard champion, the 2012 Rostelecom Cup champion, a two-time Cup of China medalist, a five-time Finnish national champion, she retired from competitive skating in August 2015. Korpi was born in Finland, her father, Rauno Korpi, coached the Finnish women's hockey team to a bronze medal at the 1998 Winter Olympics. In Finland her nickname is Jääprinsessa due to her resemblance to Grace Kelly, the former Princess of Monaco. In addition to her native Finnish, Korpi speaks Swedish and German, she has practiced Ashtanga yoga. She became engaged to Arthur Borges Seppälä in May 2017. and is now married to him. Korpi began skating at the age following her older sister, she landed her first triple jump, a salchow, when she was 11 or 12. In 2003, Korpi finished 19th in her first appearance at the World Junior Championships; the following season, making her ISU Junior Grand Prix debut, she placed 6th in Slovenia and took the bronze medal in Poland.

She ranked 16th at the 2004 World Junior Championships. Returning to the JGP series, Korpi placed 6th in Hungary before winning gold in Germany, she received. She was awarded the silver medal at the 2005 Finnish Championships and was assigned to the 2005 European Championships, where she placed 13th, she competed at the 2005 World Junior Championships, where she came in tenth, her best finish at the event. Competing in the JGP series, Korpi won the bronze medal in Estonia. After taking the bronze medal at the 2006 Finnish Championships, she was assigned to the 2006 European Championships, which the Finnish skating federation had decided to use to determine the Olympic team. Korpi's European result, 6th, allowed her to compete at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, where she finished 16th. In the 2006–07 season, Korpi made her senior Grand Prix debut, she placed 4th at the 2007 Finnish Nationals went to the 2007 European Championships and won the bronze medal, making her the second Finnish ladies' singles skater to win a European medal.

She finished 14th at Worlds. Early in the 2007–08 season, Korpi suffered an esophagus infection and sinusitis, causing her to miss her first Grand Prix event. Korpi was 5th at the 2008 European Championships. At the 2008 Worlds, she was 4th after the short program but had a poor long program and ended up in ninth place. Korpi did not participate in the Grand Prix series; that season, she became the Finnish national champion, a title she had won on the junior level. She was again 5th at the European Championships and won the bronze medal at the 2009 Winter Universiade, her final event of the season. Korpi began her season with podium finishes at the Nebelhorn Trophy and the Finlandia Trophy, as well as her first senior Grand Prix medal, a silver at the Cup of China, she was unable to defend her national title, finishing second behind Laura Lepistö. At the European Championships, she was in second after the short program, but her performance in the long program kept her off the podium. Korpi was 11th at the 2010 Winter Olympics but only 19th a month at the World Championships.

Korpi decided to try new choreographers, worked on her competitive programs with Shae-Lynn Bourne and David Wilson. She began the season at the 2010 Nebelhorn Trophy, her assigned Grand Prix events were the 2010 Trophée Eric Bompard. She placed fourth at the NHK Trophy won her first Grand Prix title at the Trophée Eric Bompard; the combined results left her as the first alternate for the Grand Prix Final. Her next event was Finnish nationals. Korpi won the bronze medal at the 2011 European Championships. In July 2011, Korpi injured the metatarsus in her foot, resulting in her withdrawal from the 2011 Japan Open and 2011 Finlandia Trophy, she resumed practicing toe jumps in October and said they were going well but she did not feel they were ready for the 2011 NHK Trophy, where she finished 6th. She was fifth at the 2011 Cup of Russia, she defended her national title at the 2012 Finnish Figure Skating Championships in December. Korpi won her third medal at the Europeans, finishing second behind Carolina Kostner despite hurting her upper leg a few weeks before the championships.

She withdrew from the 2012 World Championships two weeks prior to the event, citing lingering foot and hip injuries. Korpi began her season at the 2012 Finlandia Trophy, she won her third Grand Prix medal, a bronze, at the 2012 Cup of China. At the 2012 Rostelecom Cup, Korpi won the second GP title of her career and qualified for her first Grand Prix Final. In doing so, she became the first Finnish figure skater to qualify for the final, she finished fourth at the event. Korpi's next event was the 2013 Finnish Nationals. Korpi withdrew from the 2013 European Championships due to inflammation in her left Achilles tendon, she missed the 2013 World Championships for the same reason. On 23 August 2013, Korpi confirmed a coaching change to Rafael Arutyunyan in Lake Arrowhead, California, she was assigned to two Grand Prix events, the 2013 Skate Canada International and the 2013 Trophee Eric Bompard, but had to withdraw from both due to an Achilles tendon injury sustained in September. Carlos Avila de Borba became one of her coaches in December 2013.

After an operation in April 2014 due to necrosis, she wore

Sunset High (novel series)

Sunset High is a 12-novel series for girls, created by Linda A. Cooney and written by Cooney and several ghostwriters, that focuses on life at a fictitious high school in Los Angeles; the series was published in the 1980s by Fawcett Publications under its Girls Only banner. The story is set at fictitious Sunset High School in California. Sunset High is considered one of the premier high schools in Beverly Hills and many of the students who attend there are the offspring of those who work in the entertainment industry, one of the biggest employers in Los Angeles and its claim to fame. A few of the students are stars themselves; some kids, are from more conventional and ordinary families. One of the students, Josh Ross, attends Sunset due to his mom working at the school as the school nurse; the story begins when Kristin Sullivan, a Junior, from St. Cloud, Minnesota with her parents and Lila Sullivan and her younger brother, arrives at Sunset High, her father, a cardiologist, has moved to Los Angeles because of his job.

They move into a house on swanky Rexford Drive in Beverly Hills, Kristin begins school at Sunset High. Since she has come in the middle of the last half of the school year, she is not able to get into any activities, but she grows to like her school and she makes new friends; when she becomes a senior, all of that changes. She gets involved in school and its activities, most notably Modern Dance, as close to cheerleading as she can come to, becomes more involved with her friends. Although her parents have split up a couple of times. Making a memorable visit in the earlier books is her best friend, Amy Parker, from St. Cloud, who cannot help but be swept away by the glamour and energy of Los Angeles, she manages to get on with Kristin's new friends. Kristin Sullivan. A newcomer to Sunset High from Minnesota, due to her cardiologist father relocating for job reasons, she at first did not think she would fit in, but she does, making friends and growing comfortable with California, she is nicknamed "Legs" from her days in Minnesota, although she is sometimes called "K".

Her closest friends are her old friend from Minnesota who made a visit to Beverly Hills. She has two boyfriends during the series run, senior Grady Larkin, Denis Daniels, closer to her age, she becomes involved in Modern Dance, works with her Modern Dance instructor, Mrs. Bornstein, unofficially nicknamed, La Bornstein. Monica Miller. A former child actress, pushed hard to get back into the business, is Kristin's best friend and closest confidante. Although, their relationship was tested a couple of times, they remained close all the way through the book series. At one point, Monica was kidnapped by a stalker who destroyed Nadia Lawrence's car, which caused the latter to faint. Monica's main conflict was with her pushy mother, her agent, she and Kristin appeared in a movie together. Grady Larkin. A senior who falls in love with Kristin, but their relationship lapses with long distance.. His specialty is photography and media, works with the Media teacher, Ms. Duke. Nadia Lawrence. Considered the antagonist of the series, Nadia is the spoiled and haughty daughter of a successful movie producer, who uses people and her position to get what she wants.

She is considered the social queen of Sunset High. Her tendency to manipulate people is because of her parents who are always fighting and are on the verge of divorce, she idolizes her father. She and Denis Daniels despise one another, from a date that went horribly wrong, she has used his drug addiction as a weapon against him; this selfish nature and her constant manipulations lose her several friends, including J. T. Gantner, Mollie Traister, most Glennie Taryton. Above all, she is unfriendly toward Kristin and her circle of friends, her social triumph of attending the Academy Awards was marred when Denis Daniels, as a plan to get with Nadia for her constant insults towards him, opens the swim-gym floor and she falls into the pool. The closest thing she has to a boyfriend is arrogant guitarist, Max Lauris, just as conniving and selfish as she was. However, at the end, Max drops her after one of their schemes backfire, she is left alone and friendless. Mindy Lockwood and Lisa White. Two fashionable girls who are friends with Nadia Lawrence.

Mindy Lockwood's father is a studio executive. Both are her closest friends, they are friends with Glennie, but are closer to Nadia. Marilyn Wells. A fashionable girl whose father owns a recording company. Marilyn is closer to Glennie than to Nadia, is not as spiteful as her other friends and Mindy are. In contrast to how Lisa and Nadia are, Marilyn is much nicer to Kristin as well, giving her much needed help with a classmate who gets

Cité du Havre

Cité du Havre is a neighbourhood in the borough of Ville-Marie of the city of Montreal, Canada. It is located on a narrow man-made peninsula, the Mackay Pier, built to protect the Old Port of Montreal from the currents of the Saint Lawrence River and from ice banks and floodings in the springtime; the 775 residents live in one of three modern residential buildings, Habitat 67, Tropiques Nord and Profil-O. The rest is put to light industrial use and constitutes the last functioning part of Montreal's'Old Port', while modern port functions take place far further downstream in the north-east of the island, it is one of the few neighbourhoods in the borough where there is room for new construction and development. Cité du Havre is a modern concept, constitutes what is a modern development of the geography of Montreal; the area is for the most part only as old as the development of the Expo 67 site, which involved using rubble pulled from the development of the Montreal Metro to extend the eastern part of the island, facing the Saint Lawrence River.

The Mackay Pier, an man-made peninsula, was built between 1891 and 1898 and named at first Guard Pier. The Mackay Pier was chosen in 1965 to become part of the site of Expo 67, renamed Cité du Havre; the peninsula was extended and connected by Pont de la Concorde to Saint Helen's Island for Expo 67. Along with Saint Helen's Island and the artificial Île Notre-Dame, Cité du Havre was the site for Expo 67 pavilions including the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation's International Broadcast Centre, the thematic pavilions "Man in the Community" & "Man and his Health", the Expo 67 Administration Center, the Habitat 67 residential complex. Today it features a park, the Parc de Dieppe, a filming location for the 2001 film The Score. Cité du Havre


KTOR is a radio station broadcasting a regional Mexican format. Licensed to Gerber, in Tehama County, Northern California, it serves the cities of Red Bluff and Chico in Northern California; the station is owned by Tom Huth, through licensee Thomas Huth Revocable Living Trust, features programming from Cumulus Media Networks. The station featured local programming during weekday mornings. Greg Michaels hosts Torch Mornings Monday through Friday, in addition to being the station's general manager. Additional programming includes the Psychedelic Supper, Frank's Magic Bus, the Classic Rock Lunch Box. Query the FCC's FM station database for KTOR Radio-Locator information on KTOR Query Nielsen Audio's FM station database for KTOR