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Sheridan County, North Dakota

Sheridan County is a county located in the U. S. state of North Dakota. As of the 2010 census, the population was 1,321, making it the third-least populous county in North Dakota, its county seat is McClusky. The Dakota Territory legislature created the county on January 4, 1873, naming it for Civil War General Philip Henry Sheridan; the county organization was not completed at that time, but the new county was not attached to another county for administrative or judicial purposes. In 1883 and again in 1887, the county boundaries were reduced, on November 8, 1892, the county was dissolved, its remaining territory assigned to McLean; this lasted until November 3, 1908 election, when McLean County voters chose to partition off the east portion of that unit into a new county, although the new boundaries were somewhat different from the former Sheridan. The new county government was effected on December 24 of that year. Sheridan has been affected by out-migration, its population decline of 38.4% from 1990 to 2016 was the worst among all North Dakota counties.

The terrain of Sheridan County consists of dry rolling hills, dotted with ponds. The area is devoted to agriculture; the terrain slopes to the north and east, with its highest point on the eastern part of its southern boundary at 2,034' ASL. The county has a total area of 1,006 square miles, of which 972 square miles is land and 33 square miles is water. Sheyenne Lake National Wildlife Refuge As of the 2000 United States Census, there were 1,710 people, 731 households, 515 families in the county; the population density was 1.76/sqmi. There were 924 housing units at an average density of 0.95/sqmi. The racial makeup of the county was 99.24% White, 0.12% Black or African American, 0.41% Native American, 0.06% from other races, 0.18% from two or more races. 0.35 % of the population were Latino of any race. 72.3 % were of 12.5 % Norwegian ancestry. There were 731 households out of which 25.00% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.80% were married couples living together, 4.40% had a female householder with no husband present, 29.50% were non-families.

27.50% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.70% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.31 and the average family size was 2.80. The county population contained 21.40% under the age of 18, 3.80% from 18 to 24, 19.90% from 25 to 44, 28.30% from 45 to 64, 26.60% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 48 years. For every 100 females there were 105.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 104.30 males. The median income for a household in the county was $24,450, the median income for a family was $30,156. Males had a median income of $21,094 versus $14,327 for females; the per capita income for the county was $13,283. About 16.00% of families and 21.00% of the population were below the poverty line, including 24.90% of those under age 18 and 18.30% of those age 65 or over. As of the 2010 census, there were 1,321 people, 645 households, 417 families in the county; the population density was 1.36/sqmi. There were 894 housing units at an average density of 0.92/sqmi.

The racial makeup of the county was 96.7% white, 1.1% American Indian, 0.3% black or African American, 0.2% Pacific islander, 0.2% Asian, 0.4% from other races, 1.2% from two or more races. Those of Hispanic or Latino origin made up 1.2% of the population. In terms of ancestry, 70.1% were German, 14.2% were Norwegian, 6.3% were English, 6.0% were Russian, 1.8% were American. Of the 645 households, 17.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.3% were married couples living together, 5.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 35.3% were non-families, 33.0% of all households were made up of individuals. The average household size was 2.05 and the average family size was 2.55. The median age was 53.4 years. The median income for a household in the county was $37,727 and the median income for a family was $43,906. Males had a median income of $30,833 versus $24,583 for females; the per capita income for the county was $24,286. About 15.0% of families and 18.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 31.1% of those under age 18 and 19.7% of those age 65 or over.

Goodrich Martin McClusky Denhoff Lincoln Valley Pickardville Holmes New Germantown Sheridan County voters have been reliably Republican for decades. In no national election since 1936 has the county selected the Democratic Party candidate. National Register of Historic Places listings in Sheridan County, North Dakota Sheridan County official website Sheridan County GenWeb - Genealogy Links


5FM is a South African FM radio station that follows a Top 40 music format and is owned by the South African Broadcasting Corporation, South Africa's public broadcaster. Known as "Radio 5", the station developed from a commercial station, LM Radio, operating from Lourenço Marques in neighbouring Mozambique. Radio 5 first went on the air on 13 October 1975; the station began broadcasting in the medium wave band from transmitters at Welgedacht, Pietersburg, Bloemfontein, Port Elizabeth and Grahamstown. The name indicated it was the SABC's fifth national radio channel at that time, after Radio Suid-Afrika, Radio South Africa, Springbok Radio and Radio Bantu. Re-branded "5FM" in 1992, it has as its current logo a red "5" and superscripted "FM" within a circle and the words "The Power of" inscribed along the upper periphery of the circle. Music is the heart of 5FM's format, supported by news and traffic catering to a wide range of tastes for a youthful market. Radio 5 launched on 13 October 1975 from the SABC Broadcast House in Commissioner Street and was moved into the basement of the Broadcast Centre, Auckland Park in Johannesburg.

It had interesting foreign origins! LM Radio, targeting South Africa's youth from Lourenço Marques in Mozambique had for years been a thorn in the side of the Calvinistic South African Government and its National Broadcaster, the SABC; when LM Radio was shut down by the Frelimo Government the South African Government instructed the SABC to take over the staff and the service. This was not welcomed by the SABC, they promptly renamed the station Radio 5 and required it to be bilingual with an equal weighting of English and Afrikaans. Music was monitored and censored; as a commercial radio station it was doomed. The day after LM's closure, now ex-LM jock Nick Megans reported for duty and presented the first live show on Radio 5 starting at 05:00 on 13 October 1975. Competition was fierce. Channel 702 broadcasting from Bophuthatswana and Capital 604 in the Transkei were Radio 5's competition, but this was not enough to change the attitude of the Calvinistic SABC. (Minister of Broadcasting, Albert Hertzog, referred to Radio 5 and the others as stations that played: "Die Duiwel se Musiek".

Channel 702 was renamed Radio 702 and, on the advice of an American consultant, Bob Hennaberry, the music format changed to straight Top 40 with the introduction of new voices. The star to emerge was the talented John Berks who they head-hunted from Radio 5. Within a year 702 claimed nearly a million listeners from the area called the PWV while the nationwide Radio 5 could muster less than 150,000. Rhodesian TV and Radio man Malcolm Russell was employed as the new Radio 5 Breakfast Show Host and used the time to plan a way forward against the powerful competition Radio 5 faced. Coincidentally there was a changing of the guard at the SABC. Riaan Eksteen was appointed Director General in 1984; when he learnt that the youth of the nation were listening to'foreign stations' he is reported to have demanded that Radio 5 be'fixed or shut'. In 1985 Russell presented a radical and far-reaching plan and was appointed to Programme Director to implement it, he was given a six-month window with his only constraint being'Don't breach the Broadcast Act.'

He began sweeping changes, determined to programme for the listener, not the management. This included: English as the primary broadcast language Best jocks were dismissed and re-engaged on a year's freelance contract with shows named for and designed by them; the music playlist was determined with direct input from the jocks Commercial scheduling was overhauled to be less intrusive Specialised evening shows were launched to combat television Championed FM Stereo Broadcasts extended into non-stop Re-branded as 5FM with a one-word slogan'Outrageous!' Introduced the first Talk Show on a Music Station The live phone-in Chuckle and Chat Show, presented by David Blood and Tony Sanderson became the hottest property on the air with listenership peaking at around 1 million nightly. Russell made the Presenter's responsible for their own success or failure with the promise that, when their year's contract expired they would be free to renegotiate based on the audience the shows delivered. At the end of the first 12 months with an unheard of growth in loyal listeners, no-one lost their jobs!

However, Russell remained on salary and sought to negotiate the same performance-based contract for himself. Senior management rejected the proposal and Russell resigned to begin his own company, the Broadcast Development Group.. The Mark Gillman show was hosted by Mark Gillman and supported by Kevin Fine and Ruben Goldberg, Catherine Strydom and stuntman "DangerBoy". Gillman was best known for his loud personality, ability to wake people up with his high energy, his slogan "I Love it in the Mornings" was an effective mantra for people looking to start their days off on a positive note. After a brief stint as the host of the drive-time show, Gareth Cliff replaced Gillman as 5fm's Breakfast Show host. With Cliff as the host, the show was supported by Leigh-Ann Mol, Mbali Moloi, Sias DuPlessis, Damon Kalvari

Nova Southeastern University

Nova Southeastern University is a private university with its main campus in Davie, Florida. The university consists of 18 schools offering over 150 programs of study; the university offers professional degrees in the social sciences, business, osteopathic medicine, allopathic medicine, allied health, dentistry, physical therapy, occupational therapy, nursing. Nova Southeastern University enrolled 20,793 students as of 2019, has produced 185,000 alumni. With a main campus located on 400 acres in Davie, Florida, NSU operates additional campuses in Dania Beach, North Miami Beach and Tampa Bay; the university was founded as the Nova University of Advanced Technology on a former Naval outlying landing field built during World War II, first offered graduate degrees in the physical and social sciences. In 1994, the university merged with the Southeastern University of the Health Sciences and assumed its current name. NSU is classified as a high research and community engaged university by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.

The university is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and has numerous additional specialized accreditation for its colleges and programs. The NSU Sharks compete in Division II of the National Collegiate Athletic Association as members of the Sunshine State Conference; the university named Nova University of Advanced Technology, was chartered by the state of Florida on December 4, 1964. With an inaugural class of 17 students, the university opened as a graduate school for the social and physical sciences; the university was located on a campus in downtown Fort Lauderdale but moved to its current campus in Davie, Florida. A portion of the site of this campus was once a naval training airfield during World War II, called the "Naval Outlying Landing Field Forman"; the remnants of the taxiway surrounding the airfield are still present in the form of roads used on the campus. After World War II, the federal government made a commitment to the Forman family, from whom the land was purchased, that the land would only be used for educational purposes.

This led the land to be used for the creation of the South Florida Education Center, which includes Nova Southeastern University, as well as Broward College, Florida Atlantic University, McFatter Technical College, the University of Florida. On June 23, 1970, the board of trustees voted to enter into a federation with the New York Institute of Technology; the president of NYIT, Alexander Schure, Ph. D. became chancellor of Nova University. Abraham S. Fischler became the second president of the university; the university charter was amended and "of Advanced Technology" was dropped from its corporate name. In 1971, Nova University received accreditation from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. In 1972, the university introduced its first off-campus course of study in education. In 1974, NSU opened a law school, with an inaugural class of 175 students; the same year, the university began offering evening courses on campus for undergraduates, changed its name to Nova University. The following year, in 1975, the law school received approval from the American Bar Association.

In the early 1980s, the university received a $16 million gift from the Leo Goodwin Sr. Trust. In 1985, NSU ended its collaboration with New York Institute of Technology, began offering its first online classes. In 1989, enrollment reached 8,000 students, with nearly 25,000 alumni. Revenue approached $70 million. In 1994, Nova University merged with Southeastern University of the Health Sciences to form Nova Southeastern University, adding the Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine, Pharmacy and Allied Health to the university; the William and Norma Horvitz Administration Building, a two-story 62,000-square-foot postmodern structure, was built at a cost of $3 million, which now houses the office of the president and numerous other administration departments. In 2001, the Alvin Sherman Library for Research and Information Technology Center was completed and is the largest public library facility in the state of Florida. In 2004, the Carl DeSantis Building opened, which houses the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship and the Nova Southeastern University College of Engineering and Computing.

The building is a 261,000-square-foot, five-story facility, cost about $33 million. In 2006, the 344,600-square-foot University Center opened, which includes a 5,400 seat area, a fitness center, a performance theater, art gallery, a food court, a student lounge. Five residence halls on the main campus serve undergraduate, health professions, law students, with a capacity for housing 720 students in 207,000 square feet of living space. In 2007, a 525-bed residence hall opened, called "The Commons". In 2008, NSU, in partnership with the National Coral Reef Institute and the International Coral Reef Symposium, held the largest coral reef symposium in the world, which included representation from 75 different countries in attendance. In 2014, NSU opened a new campus with master and doctoral programs. In April 2015, NSU announced a significant restructuring of its schools and colleges, adopting an all college framework, to take effect the following July; the revised structure included two new colleges.

In January 2018, the university opened the NSU Write from the Start Writing and Communication Center, located in the Alvin Sherman Library, 430, on the main campus in Davie, FL. The center offers writing and communication assistanc


Kayyar is a village in Kasaragod district in the state of Kerala, India. Kayyara Kinhanna Rai an Indian independence activist, poet, journalist and farmer was born in Kayyar. Local roads have access to National Highway No.66 which connects to Mangalore in the north and Calicut in the south. The nearest railway station is Manjeshwar on Mangalore-Palakkad line. There is an airport at Mangalore; this locality is an multi-lingual region. The people speak Malayalam, Beary bashe and Konkani. Migrant workers speak Hindi and Tamil languages; this village is part of Manjeswaram assembly constituency, again part of Kasaragod

Nikki Yeoh

Nikki Yeoh is a British jazz pianist who has worked with Courtney Pine, Cleveland Watkiss, Steve Williamson, Chante Moore, The Roots and Neneh Cherry. Born in London, Yeoh is of mixed race origin, having a father from Malaysia of Chinese descent and an English mother. One of her first music teachers was Don Rendell Yeoh has a long standing collaboration with drummer Mark Mondesir and his bassist brother, Michael Mondesir in Jazz trio InfinitumShe performs as part of The AllStars Collective. Yeoh collaborated with The Roots in the 1994 Montreux Jazz Fest. Yeoh won The Independent award for Best Jazz Musician of the Year in 1996 and in 1999 was a semi-finalist at the piano competition at the Montreux Jazz Festival, she won Jazz FM Instrumentalist of the Year in 2017. Piano Language with Joanna MacGregor Mutual Serenade with Cleveland Watkiss Solo Gemini for solo piano Nikki Yeoh discography at Discogs

Heatwave (English band)

Heatwave was the original London pop group by that name. Known as The Moving Targets, featuring John Fellows, Terry Shea, they were a progressive pop harmony group, doing local gigs, playing cover versions of the popular artists of the day with lead vocals shared between Terry and John with a few songs from Richard. In the winter of 1969, Johnny Edward Entertainment Agency was looking for pop groups, Heatwave auditioned and the band was asked to sign that same night. Touring the country as a four-piece, playing four sets a night, they became a tight vocal harmony band with a solid dance beat, often'opening' for'name' acts while earning a large fan following. John Edward believed the band needed a stronger voice to be a successful recording group and set up auditions with an advert in the Melody Maker. Peter Allatt completed the group as a five-piece. Playing one night stands around the country, The Pheasantry, California Ballroom and the Cavern Club, where they have a brick in the Wall of Fame, were but three of many favourite venues played.

The band's stage gear was made by The Carnaby Cavern in Ganton Street, just off Carnaby Street. A stage act was suggested whereupon, Martin incorporated a pyrotechnic display of fire eating. Heatwave was invited to appear on the Terry Wogan radio show without having the usual audition and, from that, were given the opportunity to record for the Dave Cash, Kenny Everett, Dave Lee Travis, Jimmy Young and Radio One Club shows – Heatwave became one of the most-oft heard'live' professional bands on BBC Radio One between 1969 and 1970. On 16 October 1970, Heatwave released "Sister Simon" b/w "Rastus Ravel" on the Larry Page Penny Farthing Records label. Both songs were produced by John Edward for Instant Sound Productions; the single featured Rick Wakeman on keyboards and Doris Troy with Maggie Stredder, Gloria George and Marian Davis, The Ladybirds, as back-up singers. On 2 April 2013, "Rastus Ravel", was re-released as track 4 on Piccadilly Sunshine, Part Twelve – British Pop Psych and Other Flavours 1967-1971, on the bootleg Particles label.

On 11 April 2013, Paul Martin reviewed Piccadilly Sunshine, Part Twelve in Shindig magazine, wrote, "So here's another hamper of low calorie sooth-sayers with pictures to paint. The indulgence food in this particular feast comes from Heatwave's “phat” mod-soul funker, "Rastus Ravel"". On 24 April 2013, Newtracks selected "Rastus Ravel" for the music game, for Facebook and mobile devices. Heatwave website Forumusic First Post Sister Simon First Post Rastus Ravel Heatwave Words And Music Heatwave Amazingtunes Heatwave Bandcamp Heatwave Discogs Heatwave Larry Page Penny Farthing Records PEN 738 Heatwave YouTube Heatwave 45Cat Shindig Magazine