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Bob Haring

Bob Haring was an American popular music bandleader of the 1920s and early 1930s. Haring began recording as the music director of the then-new Cameo Records label beginning in 1922 under a plethora of pseudonyms, such as The Caroliners, The Lincoln Dance Orchestra, The Society Night Club Orchestra, King Solomon and His Miners, etc. In 1925, Haring signed a contract with Brunswick Records, his best recordings were issued on the Brunswick label, one of the three major recordings labels in the 1920s. His first commercial recording for Brunswick was made on May 16, 1925 as the leader of the Regent Club Orchestra; the Regent Club Orchestra focused on playing waltzes. It was at this time. Due to the popularity of his recordings, Haring became the leader of The Colonial Club Orchestra in May 1926; this orchestra that focused on fox-trot dance music played in an elegant style with the occasional tango and waltz. That year, in July 1926, Haring appeared on the label for the first time under his own name as Bob Haring & His Orchestra.

In all of these recordings, Haring emphasized a classy society sound by extensively using string instruments, such as violins, to carry the melody. This is evident in his elegant waltz recordings issued as The Regent Club Orchestra. By April 1929, Haring had been appointed the musical director for the Brunswick recording laboratories in New York City "to supervise musical arrangements in connection with recording." Bob Haring continued to record for Brunswick Records until the Warner Bros. took over the company in April 1930 and the subsequent reorganization that took place led to the non-renewal of Haring's contract in March 1931. Haring recorded for ARC through July, 1931. Haring continued to work in radio, until the introduction of swing music drastically changed the public's taste in music around 1935. Haring's discography is difficult to trace, since many of the sides he performed on do not list his name. However, several dozen sessions on which Haring led or arranged an orchestra have been catalogued by discographers falling between 1920 and 1931.

His recordings with The Colonial Club Orchestra and The Regent Club Orchestra for Brunswick were his most popular in terms of sales. Bob Haring at AllMusic

Gordon Walgren

Gordon Lee Walgren was an American politician and lawyer. Walgren was appointed to the Washington House of Representatives in November 1966 and served the remaining term in 1966. Walgren served in the Washington State Senator from 1967 to 1980, was Senate Majority Leader from 1975 onward, he was convicted of racketeering prior to the 1980 election, however he still won the primary. He was born in Bremerton and graduated from Bremerton High School, he earned a Doctor of Law degrees from the University of Washington. Walgren was convicted of mail fraud and violations of the Travel Act. Two of the three counts - mail fraud and racketeering - were overturned. Walgren was a businessman. In 2013, Walgren published his memoir: Close To The Flames. Walgren died at his home on March 13, 2018

China Unicom

China United Network Communications Group Co. Ltd. or China Unicom is a Chinese state-owned telecommunications operator of China. China Unicom is the world's fourth-largest mobile service provider by subscriber base. Started as a wireless paging and GSM mobile operator, it provides a wide range of services including nationwide GSM mobile network, long-distance, local calling, data communication, Internet services, IP telephony in mainland China, has operated a CDMA network in Macau since October 18, 2006; as of the end of April 2008, the company had 125 million GSM subscribers and 43 million CDMA subscribers. As of November 2008 the CDMA operations have been moved to China Telecommunications Corporation. On 7 January 2009, China Unicom was awarded WCDMA license to expand its business to 3G telecommunication. UMTS was launched in major cities across China on May 17, 2009. China Unicom was founded as a state-owned enterprise on 18 June 1994 by the Ministry of Railways, the Ministry of Electronics Industry and the Ministry of Electric Power Industry.

In February 2000 a subsidiary "China Unicom Hong Kong" was incorporated in Hong Kong and was listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange on June 22, 2000. They are an MVNO running on Three's 2G network, they are the only provider to sell SIM cards that provide native phone numbers on both sides of the border. The intermediate parent company "China Unicom Limited" was "China Unicom Limited", As of 31 December 2001, the BVI company owned 77.47% shares of China Unicom. In turn, China Unicom owned the operating subsidiaries of the group. In 2002, another intermediate parent company "China United Network Communications Limited" was established in Shanghai, to own 51% stake of "China Unicom Limited" as well as listing the shares in the Shanghai Stock Exchange; as of 31 December 2002, state-owned China Unicom Group owned 74.6% shares of the A share company, in turn the A share company owned 73.84% of the BVI company. The BVI company owned 77.47% shares of the red chip company. To sum up, the Chinese Government via A share company, owned 42.67% stake of the operating subsidiaries, as well as additional 20.27% stake by the minority stake in the BVI company.

On June 2, 2008, China Unicom announced its intention to sell its CDMA business and assets to China Telecommunications Corporation for a combined total of 110 billion RMB and to merge the remainder of the company, in a share swap valued at US$56.3 billion on June 2, 2008, with China Netcom. The CDMA business was moved to China Telecom in early November, it continues the former China Netcom's and the former China Telecom's PHS mobile phone businesses. In July 2009, China Unicom signed a $700 million deal with infrastructure vendor Ericsson to upgrade the company's GSM network. In April 2012, China Unicom was a founding member in the formation of Cloud Computing Industry Alliance in Beijing. Other members of the alliance include Baidu and Alibaba. In 2017 China Unicom became one of the pilot project of the mixed-ownership reform of the state-owned enterprise of China, which saw the decrease in ownership of the Government. In 2017 the A share listed company of the group introduced 10 strategic investors: state-controlled China Structural Reform Fund, state-controlled listed company China Life Insurance, a private equity fund, owned by China Cinda Asset Management and a company related to Tencent, a private equity fund owned by Baidu and Industrial Bank, a private equity fund that related to, a public company Ali Venture Capital, a public company Suning Commerce Group and three minor private equity funds, subscribed by companies such as Kuang-Chi and CRRC Group.

In the same year, the fund raised by the A share company was injected to the Hong Kong incorporated red chip company, via "China Unicom Limited", for HK$13.24 per share. China Unicom Global Limited is a wholly owned subsidiary of China United Network Communication Group Company Limited, it was established on 24 June 2015, with its headquarter in Hong Kong. China Unicom Global is aimed to deliver direct and dedicate local support to customers outside Mainland China, including Asia Pacific, Europe, South Africa and the Middle East. On 2 December 2016, China Unicom Global Limited launched the “CUniq” overseas mobile virtual network operator service in London, UK and unveiled the one-card-multiple-number service; the "CUniq" one-card-multiple-number service provides a SIM card which works in Mainland China, Hong Kong and the UK. The service may be extended to other areas; the China Unicom group had a special group structure to list its share. The group had a subsidiary China United Network Communications Limited which its A shares were traded in the Shanghai Stock Exchange, while an indirect subsidiary of the A share listed company, Hong Kong incorporated China Unicom Limited listed its shares in Stock Exchange of Hong Kong as a red chip company and in the New Yo

Over Here!

Over Here! is a musical with a score by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman and book by Will Holt; the original Broadway production was directed by Tom Moore and choreographed by Patricia Birch, with scenic design by Douglas W. Schmidt and costumes by Carrie F. Robbins. Over Here! was a follow-up to the Sherman brothers' World War II musical Victory Canteen, an off-Broadway production that featured 1940s icon Patty Andrews. The setting is a cross-country train trip in the United States during World War II; the show begins as a nostalgic look at 1940s America but evolves into a social commentary about the fear of dying in battle and discrimination. After thirteen previews, the show opened on March 6, 1974 at the Shubert Theatre, where it ran for 341 performances and became the top-grossing production of the 1974 Broadway season, it is credited as the Broadway musical which launched many careers. The opening night cast included Patty and Maxene Andrews and newcomers John Travolta, Treat Williams, Marilu Henner, Samuel E. Wright, Ann Reinking, all of whom went on to achieve successful careers.

Despite still playing to capacity audiences, the show closed on January 4, 1975 under controversial conditions. "The producers blamed Patty and Maxine, claiming they wanted more money and made unreasonable demands, cancelled the national tour. The Andrews sisters blamed the producers, claiming they had mismanaged the show from the beginning and were now using them as scapegoats." According to an article in The New York Times, the tour was cancelled due to a "salary dispute" between the Andrews sisters and the producers. Radar online and the Official site reports that Cody Linley would be starring in an all-new production of Over Here! set to launch early in 2010 at the Saban Theatre, Beverly Hills and an official website showed open auditions. In an interview, Linley confirmed; the production has been postponed indefinitely. The postponed 2010 production was an "all-new" production with a modified book by original playwright Will Holt, choreographed by Tony Stevens, designed by Royal Court designer Mark Walters with associate designer Christopher Hone and Costume Designer David Toser, featuring Music Supervision by David Barber.

Dick Van Dyke had agreed to head an all-star cast. Unable to find an immediate replacement for Van Dyke at such short notice, the producers rescheduled the production to premiere in California in 2016, following which a US tour is being planned. Over Here! at the Internet Broadway Database The Sherman Brothers

Andrew Fergus Hewat

Dr Andrew Fergus Hewat FRSE was a Scottish physician involved with mental health. He donated the Fergus Hewat Cup to the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, an annual golf championship; this is played between the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, a combined team from the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh and the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. He was born in 1884 the son of Elizabeth Wilson Fergus, sister of Andrew Freeland Fergus and John Freeland Fergus, her husband Archibald Hewat FRSE FFA FIA, a life assurance agent, they lived at 12 Saxe-Coburg Place in Edinburgh. He was educated at Edinburgh Academy, just east of his home, studied medicine at the University of Edinburgh, he became Consultant Physician to the Royal Edinburgh Hospital for Mental and Nervous Disorders in Morningside, Edinburgh. He lived at 13 Eton Terrace in western Edinburgh, viewing over the Water of Leith valley to the Moray Estate. In 1936 he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh.

His proposers were Arthur Logan Turner, Edwin Bramwell, Sir Ernest Wedderburn and John Derg Sutherland. He served as President of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh 1943 to 1945 and presented the Fergus Hewat Golf Cup on his retiral from this role, he was President of the Medico-Chirurgical Society of Edinburgh. He is buried with his parents in Dean Cemetery; the grave lies in the north-west of the Victorian north extension. Examination of the Urine Life Assurance Underwriting In 1918 he married Gladys Margaret Richard

Therapy (MiChi album)

Therapy is the second major label studio album released by British-Japanese musician MiChi, to be released on 21 March 2012 by Sony Music Entertainment. The record features just six unheard songs, after the remaining seven were released to the public as tracks on the various singles and EPs released in the lead up to the album's release; the album continues MiChi's tradition of including another addition to the "MadNesS Vol." series, with this being the third entrant, after the two previous released on Michi Madness and Up to You. Three versions of the album are being released; the album received an positive critical reception, with critics appreciating MiChi experimenting with the boundaries of J-Pop, while still maintaining a radio-friendly sound. Japan-focused blog Tokyohive, when "Love Is" and "Yeah Yeah Yeah!!!" were released on the Love Is EP, gave the tracks a positive review. They went on the describe each song in detail, "Love Is", reminds of an early nineties song that belongs in Flashdance.

The second track, "Yeah Yeah Yeah!!!", is your typical pop song with a catchy melody and something you'd sing in karaoke." In another review by The Japan Times, reviewer Patrick St. Michel declares "2012 has its first great J-pop album, her sophomore full-length'Therapy' strays from the preferred commercial format — peppy pop numbers coupled with ballads. But MiChi refreshes this dusty blueprint without sacrificing catchiness — and so pointing a better way for J-pop."