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Mike Shanahan

Michael Edward Shanahan is a former American football coach, best known as the head coach of the Denver Broncos of the National Football League from 1995 to 2008. During his 14 seasons with the Broncos, he led the team to consecutive Super Bowl victories in XXXII and XXXIII, including the franchise's first NFL title in the former, his head coaching career spanned a total of 20 seasons and included stints with the Los Angeles Raiders and Washington Redskins. He is the father of San Francisco 49ers' head coach Kyle Shanahan. Shanahan played high school football at East Leyden High School, Franklin Park, where he played wishbone quarterback for legendary Eagles coach Jack Leese's 1968 and 1969 teams. Shanahan held the single-game rushing record of 260 yards on 15 carries until it was broken in 1976 by Dennis Cascio, he graduated from high school in 1970. He was a quarterback at Eastern Illinois University. In 1972, a piercingly hard hit on the practice field ruptured one of his kidneys, which caused his heart to stop for thirty seconds and nearly killed him.

A priest was summoned to administer the last rites to a devout Roman Catholic. With his playing career abruptly ended, Shanahan entered coaching. After graduation, he served as an assistant coach at Northern Arizona University and the University of Oklahoma, he returned to his alma mater as offensive coordinator and helped his school win the Division II football championship. Shanahan worked as the offensive coordinator for the University of Minnesota for a single season, before accepting the same position at the University of Florida under head coach Charley Pell in 1980. Shanahan stayed with the Gators through 1983. Shanahan first served as a receivers coach and offensive coordinator for the Broncos under Dan Reeves from 1984-87, it was his skill as an offensive mind that garnered Shanahan the attention of maverick Los Angeles Raiders owner Al Davis. After Shanahan and the Raiders parted ways four games into the 1989 season, Shanahan returned to the Broncos as quarterbacks coach on October 16, 1989.

He was fired a couple years by Reeves after finding himself in the middle of a growing feud between Reeves and quarterback John Elway. Shanahan was hired by the Raiders in 1988 to replace longtime Raiders coach Tom Flores, he was the Raiders' first head coach hired from outside the organization since Davis himself 23 years earlier. Shanahan and the micromanaging Davis clashed immediately, this was only exacerbated after the Raiders finished a disappointing 7–9, losing four of their last five games. Tensions increased towards the end of the season when wide receivers coach and Shanahan loyalist Nick Nicolau got into a heated argument with assistant coach Art Shell in which Nicolau accused Shell of only having a job by virtue of his friendship with Davis; when Shell went to Davis to ask if this was true, Davis' response was to fire Nicolau. Shanahan responded by firing running backs coach Joe Scannella and offensive coordinator Tom Walsh, but Davis ordered them both back to work. At the end of the season, Shanahan fired defensive assistants Charlie Sumner.

An enraged Davis re-hired Brown to a different position in the organization. When the Raiders began 1 -- 3 in 1989, Shanahan himself was replaced by Shell. Shanahan's final Raiders record was 8–12 in less than two seasons, going 2–7 after a 6–5 start. In 1992, Shanahan was hired as offensive coordinator for the San Francisco 49ers under Head Coach George Seifert, capping his rise with a victory in Super Bowl XXIX after the 1994 season, his years under Seifert placed him in the Bill Walsh coaching tree. In 1994 while coaching for the 49ers, Shanahan added to the ongoing feud between him and Raiders owner Al Davis when he had QB Elvis Grbac throw a football at Davis' head, which missed by a few inches as Davis was able to dodge it just in time, afterwards Davis responded with an obscene gesture. Shanahan's success with the 49ers earned him a head coaching spot once more, this time back in Denver with the Broncos beginning in 1995, he led the Broncos to back-to-back Super Bowl championships in the 1997 and 1998 seasons, during which time the Broncos set a then-record for victories in two seasons.

Between 1996–1998, the Broncos set the NFL record for victories by going 46–10 over a three-year span. The 1998 Broncos won their first 13 games on their way to a 14–2 mark. Shanahan, taking his cue from West Coast offense guru Bill Walsh, was well known for scripting the first 15 offensive plays of the game, helped the 1998 Broncos set an NFL record for first quarter points scored in a season. In 2005, he passed Dan Reeves as the winningest coach in franchise history. Shanahan is known for a run-heavy variation of the West Coast offense he coached in San Francisco, he has found unheralded running backs from rounds of the annual NFL Draft and turned them into league-leading rushers behind small-but-powerful offensive lines. Examples of this phenomenon are Terrell Davis, Mike Anderson, Olandis Gary, Clinton Portis, Reuben Droughns and Tatum Bell, all of whom have had at least one 1,000-yard season in a Denver uniform during Shanahan's tenure. In 1999, with the assistance of writer Adam Schefter, Shanahan penned Think Like a Champion, a motivational book about leadership.

In 2006, he cooperated with Stefan Fatsis's endeavor to spend a year as a Broncos place-kicker, much of the resulting book A Few Seconds of Panic covers Shanahan's coaching from the player's point of view. After Elway's retirement and Davi

5th Arkansas Cavalry Regiment

The 5th Arkansas Cavalry Regiment was a Confederate Army cavalry regiment during the American Civil War. The regiment was designated at various times as Newton's Regiment Arkansas Cavalry, Morgan's Regiment Arkansas Cavalry, 2nd Regiment Arkansas Cavalry, the 8th Regiment Arkansas Cavalry; this regiment should not be confused with a regiment commanded by Col. Robert Crittenden Newton, a regiment of Arkansas State Troops referred to as Newton's 10th Arkansas Cavalry Regiment. Organized with 12 companies at Little Rock, Arkansas in April, 1863 under the command of Colonel Robert C. Newton; the unit was composed of companies from the following counties: Company A – Van Buren County and Jackson County. Company B – Jefferson County. Company C – Independence County. Company D – Lawrence County. Company E - Conway County. Company F – Independence County. Company G – Fulton county, enlisted December 12, 1862 known as Capt. Lorenzo Dow Bryant's mounted company, which included some Missourians from near by Howell and Oregon counties.

The company was attached to the 4th Missouri Cavalry as Co.. I until April 1863, when it was detached and assigned to the 5th Arkansas Cavalry as Company G. Company H – Independence County and Izard County enlisted December 15, 1862. Company I - Mississippi County. Company K – Van Buren County. Company L – Van Buren County; the regiment went by a variety of unofficial names during its existence. When Colonel Robert Crittenden Newton was in command, it went by its official title of 5th Arkansas Cavalry. Colonel Newton was succeeded in December 1863 by Col. Thomas J. Morgan captain of Company C. Under Colonel Morgan's command, the regiment went by the designation 8th Arkansas Cavalry; the Compiled Service Records are filed under the designation 8th Arkansas Cavalry. The commanders of the 5th/2nd/8th Cavalry include Colonels Robert C. Newton, Thomas J. Morgan, W. A. Bevens; as the 5th Arkansas under Colonel Newton, the unit served in General J. G. Walker's Division, Trans-Mississippi Department, fought in the following engagements: Battle of Helena, July 4, 1863.

Battle of Brownsville, August 25, 1863 Battle of Reed's Bridge, August 27, 1863 Battle of Bayou Fourche, September 10, 1863. Battle of Pine Bluff, October 25, 1863; the unit had several members captured in the Battle of Bayou Fourche in September 1863. These prisoners were sent near Indianapolis, Indiana. A few died in prison, a few joined the U. S. Army frontier service, but most were exchanged in March 1864. Many of these men were back in Arkansas in time to be paroled at Jacksonport, Arkansas, on June 5, 1865, at the end of the war; the unit designation changed to the 2nd Cavalry Regiment effective December 24, 1863. As the 8th/2nd Arkansas under Colonel Morgan, the unit served in General Cabell's Brigade, Trans-Mississippi Department, fought in the following engagements: Battle of Poison Spring, April 18, 1864. Battle of Marks' Mills, April 25, 1864; the regiment lost. Price's Missouri Raid, Arkansas-Missouri-Kansas, September–October, 1864Battle of Fort Davidson, September 27, 1864 Fourth Battle of Boonville, October 11, 1864 Battle of Glasgow, October 15, 1864 Battle of Sedalia, October 15, 1864 Second Battle of Lexington, October 19, 1864 Battle of Little Blue River, October 21, 1864 Second Battle of Independence, October 21–22, 1864 Battle of Byram's Ford, October 22–23, 1864 Battle of Westport, October 23, 1864 Battle of Marais des Cygnes, Linn County, October 25, 1864 Battle of Mine Creek, October 25, 1864 Battle of Marmiton River, October 25, 1864 Second Battle of Newtonia, October 28, 1864 This regiment disbanded prior to the formal surrendered and the men were paroled at various places, but at Jacksonport, Arkansas.

Bears, Edwin C. “The Battle of Helena, July 4, 1863.” Arkansas Historical Quarterly 20: 256–297. Christ, Mark K. Civil War Arkansas, 1863: The Battle for a State. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2010. Christ, Mark K. ed. Rugged and Sublime: The Civil War in Arkansas. Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 1994. Christ, Mark K. “‘We Were Badly Whipped’: A Confederate Account of the Battle of Helena, July 4, 1863.” Arkansas Historical Quarterly 69: 44–53. Schieffler, George David. “Too Little, Too Late to Save Vicksburg: The Battle of Helena, July 4, 1863.” MA thesis, University of Arkansas, 2005 List of Arkansas Civil War Confederate units Lists of American Civil War Regiments by State Confederate Units by State Arkansas in the American Civil War Arkansas Militia in the Civil War This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Government document "Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, National Park Service"

Sharon Case

Sharon Case is an American actress and former model. At the age of 17, Case began working as a model, relocating to Japan, before pursuing an acting career, she is best known for her roles on daytime television soap operas, scoring parts in the serials General Hospital and As the World Turns during the early stages of her career. In 1994, she stepped into the role of Sharon Newman on the CBS daytime soap opera The Young and the Restless, which she still plays. Case, considered a leading actress in the series, won the 1999 Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for her performance. Case was born on February 1971 in Detroit, Michigan. During her childhood, she was involved in dancing, devoting herself to ballet and jazz; when she was three, Case relocated to California. She was married to businessman Sandy Corzine from April 2007 to November 2009, with the marriage ending in divorce. In December 2001, Case became the first soap opera actress to be featured on the cover of FHM, a men's lifestyle magazine.

This issue featured multiple other daytime television actresses. Case is active on social networking website Twitter. Although Case's main goal was to become an actress, she turned her attention to modeling as a teenager, she stated: "I thought modeling would be a good start in the business". At the age of 17 in 1988, Case caught the eye of a scout while attending a modeling event, was offered a modeling job in Japan, she traveled to Japan before returning to Los Angeles. She took part in theater, garnering lead role credits in the musicals Grease, The Wizard and The Nutcracker. In November 1989, Case scored her first television role playing Dawn Winthrop on the ABC Network soap opera General Hospital. Case wanted to "perfect" her audition prior to screen testing as Dawn, who served as the long-lost daughter of the long-running character Monica Quartermaine. Speaking of the audition, Case stated: "I practiced night and day It was a heavy scene in which Dawn learned that her boyfriend Ned had once slept with her mother!

I knew I had to do the best job ". She departed General Hospital the next year, after a guest appearance on another ABC series, the comedy drama Doogie Howser, M. D.. In 1991, Case appeared in various other television series, including Diplomatic Immunity, Beverly Hills, 90210, Parker Lewis Can't Lose and Cheers. From November 1992 to 1993 Case stepped into her second soap opera role, as Debbie Simon on the CBS Network drama As the World Turns. Case has stated that she loved the role, wanted to stay on to explore more into the character of Debbie, a "manic depressive", an issue that hadn't been covered on daytime television. During this, she appeared on the CBS crime drama Silk Stalkings as Bonnie Abagail. In 1994, a year after departing from As the World Turns, she became a regular on the primetime soap opera Valley of the Dolls, based on the romantic novel of the same name. In 1997, Case had a role in the HBO film Breast Men, she turned down a larger role in the film due to being uncomfortable topless on-screen.

Instead, she accepted a smaller, clothed role. In 2005, Case appeared in an independent film entitled Carpool Guy with The Young and the Restless co-star Lauralee Bell; that year, she starred in the short film Wentworth. The film was about a man named Wentworth who had to choose between the women of his dream and the "perfect" woman in his dreams, "Dream" Emily, both played by Case, it was directed by Steve Suettinger, produced independently by students at the University of Southern California. In 2007, Case starred with Debra Hopkins in her second short film, which ran for 24 minutes. Produced by Roundhay Garden films and directed by Adam Kargman, it was filmed from May 14 to July 16, 2006. In the film, Janie is being tricked by her therapist into believing she has repressed memories of sexual child abuse; the film was met with critical acclaim from independent movie reviewers who found her performance "mesmerizing" and "stunning". Oscar Award nominee Jesse Friedman praised the film, encouraged people to watch it.

In 2009, Case appeared on an episode of the sex comedy web series Poor Paul, created by former The Young and the Restless co-star Kevin Schmidt. In June 2010, Case starred opposite David James Elliott in the romantic comedy Dad's Home for the Hallmark Channel, it tells the story of a widowed single father who loses his job and must reconnect with his children, while falling in love with his son's teacher Hope. In August 1994, Case was cast in the role of Sharon Newman on the CBS soap opera The Young and the Restless; the character had been introduced by the show's creator William J. Bell earlier that year, on March 24, 1994; the role was played by Monica Potter and Heidi Mark for two months each. Of her casting, Case stated: "Not only is this my third soap, but I'm the third actress to play the role of Sharon Collins. So, if three times is the charm, this should be it." The actress wanted to make it her own. Case was upgraded from a recurring status to a contract in early 1995. In 2001, Case revealed.

February 2003 saw her temporarily leave the show due to contract negotiations, with Case returning that April. The character who grew up on the "wrong side of the tracks" has developed into a mother and business woman. Since 2011, the character's storylines have been met with negative feedback. Case

Inside This Machine

Inside This Machine is the second studio album from My Passion. The album was recorded in April 2010 at Outhouse Studios in Reading and was released on 18 April 2011; the band released the track "Seven Birds" as a free download from their website in July 2010. "Asleep in the Asylum" was the first single, released on 2 November 2010. There was a limited CD single released which featured downloadable track "Seven Birds", which featured on the album, an exclusive new track titled "Dream in Colour". On 23 February 2011, the release date for the album was announced in Kerrang! and on the band's Facebook site. The album was made available for pre-order on iTunes on 14 March 2011, along with a bonus track and downloadable album artwork; the album was released on 18 April 2011, with the second single from the album, "The Mess We Made Of Our Lives" being released the week beforehand. At the start of July, My Passion released a third single from the album entitled "The Girl Who Lost Her Smile"; the video to, recorded live at the Electric Ballroom in Camden a month before release, whilst supporting Framing Hanley on tour.

Laurence René - Vocals, Guitar John Be - Guitar Simon Rowlands - Bass Jonathan Gaskin - Guitar, Electronics/Synth, Jamie Nicholls - Drums MySpace page Video on YouTube

Roddy Woomble

Roderick "Roddy" Woomble is a Scottish singer and writer. He is the lead vocalist of indie rock band Idlewild. In 2006, Woomble released his debut solo album, My Secret is my Silence, released three subsequent albums. In 2007, Woomble curated a collaborative studio album between Scottish writers and musicians, entitled Ballads of the Book, recorded a collaborative album with folk musicians Kris Drever and John McCusker in 2008, called Before the Ruin. Idlewild was formed in 1995 by Rod Jones, Colin Newton and Phil Scanlon. In 2006, Woomble worked with several musicians including Kate Rusby, his wife Ailidh Lennon, songwriter Karine Polwart and Idlewild guitarist Rod Jones on his debut solo album My Secret is my Silence, produced by John McCusker; the album was released in July 2006, Woomble toured the United Kingdom in support of the album's release. My Secret is My Silence reached number one in the UK Folk Charts, a year on 10 July 2007, My Secret is My Silence was released in the US on 7–10 Music.

Woomble's follow-up album, Before the Ruin and recorded with Kris Drever and John McCusker, was released on 15 September 2008 through Navigator Records. In March 2011, Woomble released The Impossible Song & Other Songs. Woomble wrote a weekly column for The Sunday Herald, in November 2008, began writing a monthly column'Woomble's Way' for UK hillwalking magazine, TGO. Living in Edinburgh, he met future members of Idlewild, he moved back to the United States after the success of Idlewild's Top Ten album, The Remote Part, lived in New York City for some time. Studio albums My Secret is my Silence Before the Ruin The Impossible Song & Other Songs Listen to Keep The Deluder Live albums Live at Kings Place Son of Evil ReindeerThe Reindeer Section The Girl Who Couldn't Fly – Kate Rusby Black Water – Kris Drever Under One Sky – John McCusker The Birthday Suit Scottish folk music Edinburgh culture Roddy Woomble official website

Robert A. Rubinstein

Robert A. Rubinstein is a cultural anthropologist whose work bridges the areas of political and medical anthropology, the history and theory of the discipline, he is a Distinguished Professor of Anthropology and Professor of International Relations at the Maxwell School of Syracuse University. Rubinstein received his Ph. D. in Anthropology from the State University of New York at Binghamton in 1977. He received a master's degree in public health from the University of Illinois at Chicago in 1983. Rubinstein has conducted overseas research in urban and rural Egypt, where he lived from 1988–1992, in Belize and Mexico. In the United States, he has conducted research in Atlanta and Syracuse. In 1983, Rubinstein was a founding member of the Commission on Peace and Human Rights of the International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences, he is co-chair of the commission, from 2000—2004 he was editor of the commission’s official journal, Social Justice: Anthropology and Human Rights. Rubinstein was from 1999-2013 a member of the board of directors of the Ploughshares Fund, Fort Mason, San Francisco, California.

He received the 2016 The Victor Sidel and Barry Levy Award for Peace from the American Public Health Association, the 2010 Robert B. Textor and Family Prize for Anticipatory Anthropology from the American Anthropological Association Rubinstein applies a multilevel theoretical perspective to examining aspects of human social life. Since proposing in 1984 the "Rule of Minimal Inclusion," in Science as Cognitive Process Rubinstein has applied this perspective to a variety of areas, he used this view to explore the variety of ways in which culture is important to peacekeeping operations. Beginning in the mid-1980s he published a series of articles that show how the success of peacekeeping missions are critically dependent upon understanding the culture of the people among whom the mission works, the importance of understanding the organizational cultures of the agencies who work together in a mission, he applies this view in medical anthropology where he has made theoretical contributions and shown how multilevel analysis is critical for understanding racial and ethnic disparities in health.

Rubinstein, Robert A. Charles D. Laughlin, John McManus. 1984. Science as Cognitive Process: Toward an Empirical Philosophy of Science. Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press. Rubinstein, Robert A. and Hendrik Pinxten, eds. 1984. Epistemology and Process: Anthropological Views. Ghent, Belgium: Communication and Cognition Books. Foster, Mary LeCron and Robert A. Rubinstein, 1986. Peace and War: Cross-cultural Perspectives. New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Books. Rubinstein, Robert A. and Mary LeCron Foster, 1988. The Social Dynamics of Peace and Conflict: Culture in International Security. Boulder, Co: Westview Press. Rubinstein, Robert A. ed. 2001. Doing Fieldwork: The Correspondence of Robert Redfield and Sol Tax. New Brunswick, NJ:Transaction Books. Rubinstein, R. A. Culture, International Affairs and Multilateral Peacekeeping: Confusing Process and Pattern, CULTURAL DYNAMICS 2:41-61, 1989. Rubinstein, R. A. Cultural Aspects of Peacekeeping: Notes on the Substance of Symbols, MILLENNIUM: JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL STUDIES 22:547-562, 1993.

Rubinstein, R. A. Peacekeeping Under Fire: Understanding the Social Construction of the Legitimacy of Multilateral Intervention, HUMAN PEACE 11:22-29, 1998. Rubinstein, R. A. Methodological Challenges in the Ethnographic Study of Multilateral Peacekeeping, POLITICAL AND LEGAL ANTHROPOLOGY REVIEW 21:138-149, 1998. Rubinstein, R. A. Intervention and Culture: An Anthropological Approach to Peace Operations, SECURITY DIALOGUE 36:527-544, 2005. Rubinstein, R. A. Peacekeeping Under Fire: Culture and Intervention. Boulder, CO: Paradigm Publishers, 2008. Rubinstein, R. A. S. D. Lane, S. Sallam, A. Sheta, Z. Gad, A. R. Sherif, M. Selim, A. Gad, A. Shama, J. Schachter, C. R. Dawson, Controlling Blinding Trachoma in the Egyptian Delta: Integrating Clinical and Anthropological Understandings, ANTHROPOLOGY AND MEDICINE 13: 99-118, 2005. S. D. Lane, S. D. Lane, R. H. Keefe, R. A. Rubinstein, B. A. Levandowski, M. Freedman, A. Rosenthal, D. A. Cibula, M. Czerwinski, Marriage Promotion and Missing Men: African American Women in a Demographic Double Bind, MEDICAL ANTHROPOLOGY QUARTERLY 18: 405-428, 2004.

S. D. Lane, R. A. Rubinstein, R. Keefe, N. Webster, D. Cibula, A. Rosenthal and J. Dowdell, Structural Violence and Racial Disparity in HIV Transmission, JOURNAL OF HEALTH CARE FOR THE POOR AND UNDERSERVED 15:319-335, 2004. Rubinstein, R. A. Scrimshaw, S. and S. Morrissey, S. Classification and Process in Sociomedical Understanding: Towards a Multilevel View of Sociomedical Methodology, Handbook of Social Studies in Health and Medicine, G. Albrecht, R. Fitzpatrick, S. Scrimshaw, editors. London: Sage. pp. 36–49, 2000. Rubinstein, Robert A. webpage