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Dakota County, Nebraska

Dakota County is a county in the U. S. state of Nebraska. As of the 2010 United States Census, the population was 21,006, its county seat is Dakota City. Dakota County is part of IA -- NE -- SD Metropolitan Statistical Area. In the Nebraska license plate system, Dakota County is represented by the prefix 70. In August 2009, the Dakota County Board of Commissioners reversed a decision to abandon this system for alphanumeric plates upon introduction of new license plates in 2011. Douglas and Sarpy Counties remain the only counties with alphanumeric plates in the state. Succeeding cultures of indigenous peoples lived along the Missouri River for millennia. By 1775, the Omaha people had migrated west of the Missouri, where they established a major settlement, Ton-wa-tonga, it had some 1100 residents. From here, the Omaha controlled fur trading on the upper Missouri River with other tribes and with French-Canadian traders called voyageurs; the Omaha were the first of the Northern Plains tribes to have adopted an equestrian culture.

Dakota County was formed by European-American settlers in 1855. They named it after the historic Dakota Sioux tribe, who were powerful in the area of Nebraska and South Dakota. By this time, the Omaha were concentrated further south in. In 1885, the county went to the United States Supreme Court in Dakota County v. Glidden over a dispute with issuing bonds. Dakota County lies on the northeast line of the Nebraska state line, its northeast boundary line abuts the southwest boundary lines of the states of South Dakota and Iowa, across the Missouri River. The county terrain consists of bottom lands. According to the US Census Bureau, the county has an area of 267 square miles, of which 264 square miles is land and 3.2 square miles is water. It is the second-smallest county in Nebraska by area; as of the 2010 United States Census, there were 21,006 people and 7,314 households residing in the county. The racial makeup of the county was 85% White, 4.8% Black or African American, 4.1% Native American, 3.3% Asian, 0.6% Pacific Islander, 2.2% from two or more races.

39.7% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. Non-Hispanic Whites were 48.4% of the population. As of the 2000 United States Census, there were 20,253 people, 7,095 households, 5,087 families residing in the county; the population density was 77 people per square mile. There were 7,528 housing units at an average density of 28 per square mile; the racial makeup of the county was 78.84% White, 0.62% Black or African American, 1.86% Native American, 3.08% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 12.91% from other races, 2.62% from two or more races. 22.62 % of the population were Latino of any race. 28.0% were of German and 10.5% Irish ancestry. There were 7,095 households out of which 39.90% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.60% were married couples living together, 11.90% had a female householder with no husband present, 28.30% were non-families. 22.90% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.00% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.81 and the average family size was 3.30.

The county population contained 30.50% under the age of 18, 10.10% from 18 to 24, 29.40% from 25 to 44, 20.10% from 45 to 64, 9.90% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females, there were 99.70 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.10 males. The median income for a household in the county was $38,834, the median income for a family was $43,702. Males had a median income of $28,341 versus $22,035 for females; the per capita income for the county was $16,125. About 9.20% of families and 11.40% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.60% of those under age 18 and 8.60% of those age 65 or over. Dakota City South Sioux City Emerson Homer Hubbard Jackson Goodwin Nacora Willis Dakota County voters have leaned Republican for several decades. From 1960 the county selected the Republican Party candidate in 80% of national elections, but the significant Hispanic population has led to the margins of victory not being as wide as most rural counties in the state.

National Register of Historic Places listings in Dakota County, Nebraska

71 Motorised Brigade (South Africa)

71 Motorised Brigade was a formation of 7th South African Infantry Division, a combined arms force consisting of infantry and artillery. 71 Brigade can trace its origins back to a structure in the late 1960s, called 17 Brigade, headquartered in Cape Town. 17 Brigade was housed in the Castle with Western Province Command. On 1 August 1974, through a reorganization of the Army’s conventional force, the name was changed to 71 Motorised Brigade. Under this reorganisation, the following units were transferred from Western Province Command to the new command: Cape Field Artillery, Cape Town Highlanders, Regiment Westelike Provinsie, Regiment Boland, Regiment Oranjerivier, 3 Field Squadron, 74 Signal Squadron, 3 Maintenance Unit, 30 Field Workshop and 3 Field Ambulance. 71 Motorised Brigade resorted under the new 7 Division. 71 Motorised Brigade structure was not static, units were substituted. The increased use of armour in the Border War necessitated a decision for each brigade to have a tank capability.

Prince Alfred's Guard was nominated to be 71 Motorised Brigade's tank regiment and was transferred from Eastern Province Command to 71 Motorised Brigade on 1 April 1989. 71 Motorised Brigade would make use of the General de Wet Training Range, near Bloemfontein. Notably 71 Motorised Brigade was involved in Exercise Thunder Chariot, a Divisional exercise held since 1956, at the Army Battle School. Other exercises included: Exercise Sweepslag III Exercise Lightning71 Motorised Brigade made use of the Apostle Battery on the mountain slopes above Llandudno, near Hout Bay; as a Citizen Force structure, 71 Motorised Brigade would make use of call-up orders for its personnel to report for 3 months service. Headquarters staff would leave for Tempe near Bloemfontein, where a transfer camp would be established to process troops en route to the operational area in northern South West Africa. Processing of units would include personal documentation, a medical examination and the issuing of equipment and weapons.

Each unit on completion of the necessary processing, would entrain to the Olienhoutplaat Station for a six-day journey to Grootfontein, the railhead near the Operational Area. By 1980 however, 71 Motorised Brigade’s headquarters had moved from Tempe to the Army Battle School. 71 Motorised Brigade provided reinforcements to Sector 10 during September and October 1988, with "Operation Prone" these included a HQ, a mechanised combat group, a workshop unit and elements of the Brigade’s signals and maintenance units. 71 Motorised Brigade ceased to exist on 31 December 1991, was incorporated in its entirety into the new 9 South African Division on 1 January 1992. 71 Motorised Brigade would be enlarged and transformed into the new Division, retaining its Headquarters in Cape Town. The new Division acquired Regiment Simonsberg, Cape Garrison Artillery and 7 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment under its command on 10, 11 and 12 June; these units were followed on 22 and 23 October by Regiment President Steyn, a tank Regiment and Regiment Groot Karoo.

12 Provost Company was due to fall under command on 1 January 1992, on which date they would be redesignated 9 Provost Company. The Division now had 19 units under its command and was now affiliated to 3 Medical Battalion Group as well; the first shoulder badge to be worn by 71 Motorised Brigade headquarters personnel was approved on 15 March 1978. 71 Motorised Brigade’s flag was a springbok in green and old gold and had been approved on 28 July 1988 In October 1988, the Brigade’s beret badge was approved. Brigadier G. E. McLouglin 1974- 1975 Colonel W. J. Kempen 1975-1980 Colonel A. K. De Jager 1980-1981 Colonel P. R. Lloyd 1982-1987 Colonel G. P. M McLoughlin 1987-1992 South Africa portal

IG postcode area

The IG postcode area known as the Ilford postcode area, is a group of eleven postcode districts in England, within six post towns. These cover parts of east south-west Essex. Inward mail for the area is sorted, along with mail for the E and RM postcode areas, at the Romford Mail Centre; the area served includes much of the London Borough of Redbridge, the western part of the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham and the southwestern part of the Epping Forest district of Essex, while the western part of IG8 covers a small part of the London Borough of Waltham Forest. The area uses "IG" rather than "IL", as the latter could be misread as "LL" or "L1", it is sometimes said that the'G' is used as it is the last letter in Barking, in the south of the area. The approximate coverage of the postcode districts: In 2005, a local businessman named Wilson Chowdhry led a campaign for Ilford's IG1 postcode to be changed to E19. Although Ilford has been part of London since 1965, it is not within the London post town.

Chowdhry argued that the IG1 postcode confused customers, that a London E postcode would help bring more business into Ilford. However, a Royal Mail spokesman said that the campaign had "virtually no hope" of succeeding, as postcodes are only changed for operational reasons. A similar plea had been raised in the 1970s by Greater London Council politician Serge Lourie, rejected. Ilford had been part of the original E division of the London postal district from 1857 until 1866. Postcode Address File List of postcode areas in the United Kingdom Royal Mail's Postcode Address File A quick introduction to Royal Mail's Postcode Address File

Jovan Radomir

Jovan Radomir is a Swedish- serbian from Bosna television presenter, best known for presenting music programmes for Sveriges Television. He has worked as an actor and lyricist. Radomir moved to Sweden as a child at the age of two, spending his childhood in Katrineholm before moving to Stockholm in the 1990s. Since joining SVT, Radomir has presented music programmes such as Voxpop, Megadrom, One Night with Elvis, Hårdrocknatten, 80 tals natten; as an interviewer at Voxpop he got to interview the members of U2 as the only Swedish media during that stint in Sweden. He during the same time presented the music show Musikbyrån at SVT, he has as well presented Folktoppen, a chart show in 2005 at SVT along with Shirley Clamp and David Bexelius. In 2005, he along with Sveriges Radio presenter Håkan Persson presented a simultaneous broadcast between SVT and Sveriges Radio of Iron Maiden's concert at Ullevi. In 2007 he was part of a sports-panel at Sveriges Radios sport show Sportsnack, he has chaired interviews with artists such as Eminem, Iron Maiden, Celine Dion, Destinys Child, Motörhead and U2, reported on the work of Swedish charity Världens Barn in Africa and South America.

He has presented SVT24's coverage of the Basketligan play-offs. He was one of the presenters for the Swedish broadcast of the Live Earth gala in 2007. Radomir has produced the documentary series ”Svenskarna i Guca” for SVT, a documentary about the Roman band Süperstar Orkestar in southern Serbia. In 2016, Jovan produced an documentary about the irish rock legends - Thin Lizzy. In 2018, Jovan produced a three part roadmovie with his friend, the Swedish actor Olle Sarri - A story abour Olles roots in northen part of Sweden, "När Olle mötte Sarri". In 2019, Jovan and Beppe Strabrink produced six TV travel stories for SVT TV-show "Go´Kväll". Filmed on location in Serbia and Bosnia & Hercegovina. Radomir was the Swedish spokesperson at the Eurovision Song Contest in 2004 and 2006, announcing the results of the national televoting; when he presented the votes in 2004, he gave the points for Serbia and Montenegro in Serbian, while in 2006 he gave the points for Bosnia and Herzegovina in Serbian. In 2005, Radomir wrote the lyrics to the song "You're Gonna Get What You Deserve" performed by singer Nikita in the Bosnian national final for the Eurovision Song Contest 2005.

In 2008 and 2009, Radomir and Nina Radulovic presented the show Eurovision Countdown which aired in 43 countries that participated in the Eurovision Song Contest. The show had 200 million viewers. Radomir wrote the lyrics to "Destiny", the English translation of "Molitva", which would go on to win the 2007 contest, he has released a self-titled remix of the song. Ahead of the 2015 contest, he helped Swedish artist Måns Zelmerlöw to appear on X Factor Adria a few days before the final. Radomir was announced on 21 January 2016 as host of the semi-final allocation draw for the 2016 contest, alongside Alexandra Pascalidou; the draw was held on 25 January in Stockholm City Hall and broadcast live on SVT Play and the contest's official YouTube channel. Alongside Catarina Rolfsdotter-Jansson, he gave commentary on the red carpet event held on 8 May in front of Stockholm Palace preceding the opening ceremony in Stockholm City Hall. Radomir hosted the press conferences for the 2020, Jovan presented Beovizija, the Serbian national final that select an artist for the Eurovision Song Contest 2020, alongside Dragana Kosjerina, Kristina Radenković and Stefan Popovic Radomir played a border control officer in the 2002 movie Hundtricket – The Movie, which starred Alexander Skarsgård and Josephine Bornebusch.

He starred as a television presenter in an episode of the 2003 SVT drama Belinder auktioner. In 2011, Radomir published Mitt Balkan: mat och människor, a collection of some of his favourite Serbian dishes. In 2015, an English version of his first cookbook "Balkan - Food and people" was released. In 2019, Jovan Radomir published his second cookbook: "Balkan - mat, människor och minnen" A collection of his favourite Balkan dishes. Jovan Radomir on IMDb


The Leuconostocaceae are a family of Gram-positive bacteria, placed within the order of Lactobacillales. Representative genera include Fructobacillus, Leuconostoc and Weissella. Bacteria that belong to these three genera are non-spore-forming, round or elongated in shape, anaerobic or aerotolerant, they inhabit nutrient-rich environments such as milk, vegetable products, fermented drinks. Lactic acid is the main end product of their characteristic heterofermentative carbohydrate metabolism; the phylogeny of the family Leuconostocaceae has been evaluated. The Leuconostocaceae entry in the NCBI taxonomy database

Nick Grosso

Nick Grosso is a British playwright, born in London in 1968 to Argentine parents of Italian and Russian extraction. His style has been described as that of a "latter-day Oscar Wilde on speed" by Sheridan Morley. In 1993 Grosso's monologue Mama Don't was produced by the Royal Court Young People's Theatre and put on at the Commonwealth Institute, London, it was directed by Roxanna Silbert. A year his first stage play, was produced by the Royal Court Theatre in association with the Royal National Theatre Studio and put on at the Royal Court Theatre, London, it starred Ben Chaplin. According to Michael Billington, the season in which Peaches appeared defined the historical importance of the Theatre Upstairs, a season of new writing masterminded by Stephen Daldry. In 1996 Grosso's second stage play, was produced by the Royal Court Theatre and put on at the Royal Court Theatre, before embarking on a regional tour, it starred Kate Beckinsale. In 1998 Grosso's third stage play, Real Classy Affair, was produced by the Royal Court Theatre and put on at the Ambassadors Theatre, London.

It starred Joseph Fiennes and Nick Moran. In 2000, Matthew Rhys played the lead role in Peaches, the film of the play written, it was directed by Nick, his fourth stage play, Kosher Harry, was produced by the Royal Court Theatre and put on at the Royal Court Theatre, London, in 2002. It starred Martin Freeman. Since the Hampstead Theatre in London has produced and put on three young people's plays by Grosso. In 2004 Grosso directed his monologue Killing Paul McCartney at the Assembly Rooms at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, it was performed by Jake Wood. The same year Grosso was invited to participate in the inaugural 24 Hour Plays at the Old Vic Theatre, hosted by artistic director Kevin Spacey. In 2005 Grosso wrote A Play in Swedish English And Italian for the Royal Dramatic Theatre in Stockholm, produced by Elverket. Grosso's plays have received further productions in theatres such as the Salisbury Playhouse, other European countries, New York and Los Angeles. Grosso's work and role in contemporary theatre has been analysed in books such as "State of Play" by David Edgar, "In-Yer-Face Theatre" by Aleks Sierz, "The Full Room" by Dominic Dromgoole