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Chard or Swiss chard is a green leafy vegetable. In the cultivars of the Flavescens-Group, the leaf stalks are large and prepared separately from the leaf blade; the leaf blade can reddish in color. Chard, like other green leafy vegetables, has nutritious leaves, making it a popular component of healthy diets. Chard has been used in cooking for centuries, but because of its similarity to beets and vegetables such as cardoon, the common names that cooks and cultures have used for chard may be confusing. Chard was first described in 1753 by Carl von Linné as Beta vulgaris var. cicla. Its taxonomic rank has changed many times, so it was treated as a subspecies, convariety, or variety of Beta vulgaris.. The accepted name for all beet cultivars, like chard, sugar beet and beetroot, is Beta vulgaris subsp. Vulgaris, they are cultivated descendants of the sea beet, Beta vulgaris subsp. Maritima. Chard belongs to the chenopods, which are now included in the family Amaranthaceae; the two rankless cultivar groups for chard are the Cicla-Group for the leafy spinach beet, the Flavescens-Group for the stalky Swiss chard.

The word "chard" descends from the 14th-century French carde, from Latin carduus meaning artichoke thistle. The origin of the adjective "Swiss" is unclear, since this coastal plant is not native to Switzerland; some attribute the name to it having been first described by a Swiss botanist, either Gaspard Bauhin or Karl Heinrich Emil Koch. Chard is used in traditional Swiss cuisine, namely in a dish called capuns from the canton of Grisons. Chard is a biennial. Clusters of chard seeds are sown, in the Northern Hemisphere, between June and October, depending on the desired harvesting period. Chard can be harvested while the leaves are young and tender, or after maturity when they are larger and have tougher stems. Harvesting is a continuous process. Raw chard is perishable. Cultivars of chard include green forms, such as'Lucullus' and'Fordhook Giant', as well as red-ribbed forms such as'Ruby Chard' and'Rhubarb Chard'; the red-ribbed forms are attractive in the garden, but as a general rule, the older green forms tend to outproduce the colorful hybrids.'Rainbow Chard' is a mix of colored varieties, mistaken for a variety unto itself.

Chard has shiny, ribbed leaves, with petioles that range from white to yellow to red, depending on the cultivar. Chard is a spring harvest plant. In the Northern Hemisphere, chard is ready to harvest as early as April and lasts through May, it is one of the hardier leafy greens, with a harvest season lasting longer than kale, spinach, or baby greens. When daytime temperatures start to hit 30 °C, the harvest season is coming to an end. Fresh chard can be used raw in salads, soups or omelets; the raw leaves can be used like a tortilla wrap. Chard leaves and stalks are boiled or sautéed. In a 100-g serving, raw Swiss chard provides 19 kilocalories of food energy and has rich content of vitamins A, K, C, with 122%, 1038%, 50% of the DV. Having significant content in raw chard are vitamin E and the dietary minerals, manganese and potassium. Raw chard has low content of carbohydrates, protein and dietary fiber; when chard is boiled and mineral contents are reduced compared to raw chard, but still supply significant proportions of the DV

Billy Forbes (Scottish footballer)

William Forbes was a Scottish professional footballer who played in the Football League for Plymouth Argyle in the 1920s. He played as a right back. Forbes was born in Denny, in Stirlingshire, played for the local club, Denny Hibernian, before coming to England in 1911 to play for Plymouth Argyle a Southern League club, he made. Forbes played in Argyle's first game in the Football League, as the Southern League Division One clubs were absorbed to form the Football League Third Division for the 1920–21 season, went on to play 134 Football League games. Best remembered for his full-back partnership with Moses Russell – they played more than 180 games together – Forbes made his last appearance for Argyle in 1924 and went to America to play for Fall River Marksmen

Blender (band)

Blender is a Swedish dansband, founded in March 2002 by Lasse Lundberg. Soon, the band became a full-time dansband and since has played all over Sweden. In 2007 they won the Guldklaven award in the "Album of the Year" and they have got several other awards. In 2009 the single "Ingen ingenting" was qualified to Sveriges Radio P4's so called B rotation list, which guaranteed it a lot of airplay over the radio each week. On 12 December 2009 the band participated with The Playtones, Titanix and Bhonus in the last of the qualification sets in Dansbandskampen and performed two songs: "Dag efter dag" and "Hold Me Now", they played in the final, but did not win the contest. In 2011 the band scored a success with the album Ingen utan mig, reaching fourth position at Sverigetopplistan. Lasse Lundberg - drums, vocals Maria Persson - vocals Magnus Åkerlund - guitar - 2008 Urban - keyboard, vocals Rikard André - keyboard, vocals Robert Norberg - bass Live i studio - 2002 Live i studio 2 - 2004 Alla essenhanden - 2007 Live i studio 3 - 2008 Välkommen in - 2009 Ingen utan mig - 2011 På väg till Malung - 2012 Live i studio 4 - 2012 Head over Heels - 2003 It Must Be Love - 2004 Du tänder alla ljus - 2006 2003 - Lasse Lundberg - Guldklaven Drummer of the Year 2003 - Blender - nominated for Newcomer of the Year 2004 - Andreas Westman - nominated for Bassist of the Year 2005 - Blender - nominated for Dansband of the Year 2005 - Magnus Åkerlund - Guldklaven Guitarist of the Year 2006 - Ulf Härnström - Guldklaven Keyboardist of the Year 2007 - Maria Persson - nominated for Singer of the Year 2007 - Blender - Guldklaven Album of the Year 2009 - Robert Norberg - nominated for Bassist of the Year Blender

Southern University at Shreveport

Southern University at Shreveport is a junior college in Shreveport, Louisiana. It is part of the black Southern University System. SUSLA, pushed to fruition by the administration of Governor John J. McKeithen, opened for instruction on September 19, 1967. At the same time a second junior college, Louisiana State University at Shreveport opened. LSUS became began offering bachelor's degrees but SUSLA remains a junior college; the university is a member-school of Thurgood Marshall College Fund. The primary emphasis of SUSLA was to serve the Shreveport-Bossier City metro area. SUSLA is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate degrees in various fields of study. On October 28, 1974, the Louisiana Board of Regents called the Coordinating Council for Higher Education, granted to the institution approval for six associate degree programs in business, medical office assistant, natural sciences, office administration, social sciences. In 1978, it added an associate degree in medical laboratory technology.

Among the buildings at SUSLA is Stone Hall, named for the late Southern University System president Jesse N. Stone, Jr.. Inside Stone Hall is the J. Bennett Johnston, Jr. Video Conferencing Center, named for the former U. S. senator from Shreveport. The Port City Jaguars and Lady Jaguars are composed of 2 athletic teams representing Southern University at Shreveport in intercollegiate athletics, including men's and women's basketball; the Jaguars and Lady Jaguars compete in National Junior College Athletic Association Division I, Region 23. The SUSLA sports teams are members of the MISS-LOU Junior College Conference; the Jaguars and Lady Jaguars basketball teams play at the Physical Education Complex. Ollie Tyler, mayor of Shreveport.

Imbert du Puy

Imbert du Puy was a French Cardinal of the fourteenth century. He was a nephew of Pope John XXII. Imbert du Puy was a Protonotary Apostolic. At the time of his elevation to the cardinalate Imbert Du Puy was Archdeacon of Langres. In his fourth Consistory for the creation of cardinals, held on 18 December 1327, Pope John XXII created ten new cardinals, among them Imbert Du Puy, he was named Cardinal Priest of the Basilica of the Twelve Apostles, unassigned since 1281. He was given a Prebend in the Cathedral of St. Paul's in the diocese of London in January 1328, but such a conflict arose at the time of the installation that the cathedral needed to be reconsecrated. Cardinal du Puy participated in the Conclave of 1334, which elected Pope Benedict XII, he was granted the Priory of Saintville in the diocese of Aix. Early in 1340, Cardinal Imbert was a member of a committee of cardinals, with Pierre Després of Palestrina and Napoleone Orsini of S. Adriano, to examine the election and suitability of Jean de Tréal, Abbot of Rothonensis in the diocese of Vannes.

The election was approved by Pope Benedict on 17 March 1340. He was elected Chamberlain of the College of Cardinals on 11 July 1340, in succession to Cardinal Pedro Gomez Barroso, he held the post until his death. In 1341 he was appointed by Pope Benedict XII to a committee of three cardinals to investigate the election and suitability of Giovanni Zaulini to be Archbishop of Antivari in Epirus; the Pope's final approval was given on 17 December 1341. In 1342, Cardinal du Puy resigned the Provostship of the church of Poson in the diocese of Esztergom, so that he could take up the parochial church of Saint-Paul de Frontiniano in the diocese of Maguelonne. Both appointments involved the care of souls, therefore two could not be held at the same time. Imbert du Puy participated in the Conclave of 1342, which elected Pope Clement VI. In the Spring of 1344 the Cardinal bought some fields with two farmhouses from King James of Majorca, Lord of Montpellier, the transaction was certified by King Philip VI of France on 19 June.

The purchase was no doubt intended as an investment becoming part of a foundation project. The Cardinal purchased the Hospital of the Teutonic Knights in Montpellier. There is a record of an amortization of one hundred librae of land to found and endow two chapels, one of them dedicated to the Holy Savior. In fact, the chapel was erected with twelve chaplains and twelve deacons; the transaction was registered with the King of France and approved in a bull by Pope Innocent VI. The Prior and Sacristan of the Collegiate Church were charged with the duty of maintaining hospitality in the Hospital of the Teutonic Knights, deeded to them as part of the foundation project. Cardinal Imbert du Puy died on 26 May 1348 in Avignon; the Bishop of Maguelonne, Arnaud de Verdale, was present at his deathbed. He left a Testament, the executor of, Cardinal Bertrand du Pouget, referred to in the documents concerning the Church of the Holy Savior. Of Cardinal Imbert the famous author of the lives of the Avignon popes, Étienne Baluze, remarks: "Neither nor afterward was he distinguished in the Curia, nor was he entrusted with a legation to any princes, however long a time he spent as a cardinal."

Baluze, Etienne. Vitae paparum Avenionensium, hoc est, Historia pontificum romanorum qui in Gallia sederunt ab anno Christi MCCCV. Usque ad annum MCCCXCIV. Tomus primus. Paris: apud Franciscum Muguet. Baluze, Etienne. Vitae Paparum Avenionensium, Hoc est Historia Pontificum Romanorum qui in Gallia sederunt ab anno Christi MCCCV usque ad annum MCCCXCIV. Tomus secundus. Paris: Muguet. Du Chesne, François. Histoire De Tous Les Cardinaux François De Naissance:. Tome I. Paris: Aux despens de l' Autheur. Pp. 465–470. Du Chesne, François. Preuves de l' Histoire de tous les cardinaux François de naissance. Paris: Aux despens de l'Autheur & se vendent chez luy. pp. 311–322. Eubel, Konrad. Hierarchia catholica medii aevi: sive Summorum pontificum, S. R. E. Cardinalium, ecclesiarum antistitum series ab anno 1198 usque ad annum perducta e documentis tabularii praesertim Vaticani collecta, digesta. Vol. I. Münster: sumptibus et typis librariae Regensbergianae.. Lützelschwab, Ralf. Flectat cardinales ad velle suum? Clemens VI. und sein Kardinalskolleg: Ein Beitrag zur kurialen Politik in der Mitte des 14.

Jahrhunderts. Berlin: De Gruyter. Pp. 471–472. ISBN 978-3-486-84130-5. Renouard, Yves; the Avignon papacy, 1305-1403. Hamden CT USA: Archon Books. ISBN 978-0-208-01156-5. Rollo-Koster, Joëlle. Avignon and Its Papacy, 1309–1417: Popes and Society. New York-London: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers. ISBN 978-1-4422-1534-4

Matthias Reim

Matthias Reim is a German singer-songwriter. His 1990 single "Verdammt, ich lieb' dich", was a hit in several European countries, spent sixteen consecutive weeks at the No.1 spot in the German charts. He unexpectedly returned 23 years to No.1 on the charts with "Unendlich" in February 2013. Reim was born on 26 November 1957 in Hessen, he grew up in Homberg. His father was the director of the gymnasium in Homberg. After receiving his Abitur, he began his undergraduate studies in the German and English languages as well as Germanistic and Anglistic literatures in Göttingen; this took 18 terms – this is above average, as he spent its time predominantly in the music studio and not in the lecture-room. Matthias Reim composes, writes lyrics and plays songs himself; the music to some songs comes from the German composer and music producer Christoph Brüx, for example Das erste Mal. He composed for many other performers such as Bernhard Brink, Roberto Blanco, Jürgen Drews and Tina York, his first own LPs with his bands Fallen Dice and Fair Tax did not bring commercial success.

Reim's first – and largest – hit came out in 1990 – called "Verdammt, Ich lieb' dich". The single sold 2.5 million copies world-wide and was at the top of the pops of German charts for 16 weeks – between 18 May and 6 September – since 1971 no other single stood longer without interruption at place one but Matthias Reim shares this record with Boney M. The first album Reim was released soon after; until 1999, he published nine further albums with Polydor. His LP Zauberland was released in an English-language version in Canada – there called Wonderland. In the year 2000, the first out of six LPs by Reim were released by his new record company EMI, they are called. Albums 1990: Reim 1991: Reim 2 1993: Sabotage 1994: Zauberland 1995: Wonderland 1995: Alles Klar 1997: Reim 3 1998: Sensationell 1999: 10 Jahre intensiv 2000: Wolkenreiter 2002: Morgenrot 2003: Reim 2004: Déjà Vu 2005: Unverwundbar 2006: Die Fan-Edition 2007: Männer sind Krieger 2010: Sieben Leben 2011: Sieben Leben Live 2011 2013: Unendlich 2014: Die Leichtigkeit des Seins 2016: Phoenix 2018: Meteor 2019: MR20 Matthias Reim's official website Biography of Reim on IMDb Biography of Reim on