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Specialty channel

A specialty channel can be a commercial broadcasting or non-commercial television channel which consists of television programming focused on a single genre, subject or targeted television market at a specific demographic. The number of specialty channels has increased during the 1990s and 2000s while the common model of countries having just a few TV stations addressing all interest groups and demographics became outmoded, as it had been for some time in several countries. About 65% of today's satellite channels are specialty channels. Types of specialty services may include, but by no means are limited to: Some specialty channels may not be free-to-air or may not be available through conventional broadcast or terrestrial television. In the United States, such networks are colloquially referred to as cable channels or cable networks, with the most distributed referred to as "basic cable" networks. In the U. S. specialty services operate as broadcast television networks designed to be carried on digital subchannels of terrestrial stations—which proliferated following the transition from analog broadcasting.

The term "specialty channel" has been used most in Canada, having been used as a marketing term by the cable industry for various simultaneous launches of new channels throughout the 1990s. The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission term for such a channel is specialty service, referring to any non-premium television service, not carried over the airwaves or otherwise deemed exempt by the CRTC, they are carried, therefore, on cable television and satellite television. The CRTC enforced strict regulations on the types of programming that may be carried by specialty services, employing minimums and restrictions across specific genres on a per-licence basis, a category system granting exclusive rights to specific categories of channels; these restrictions were imposed to discourage networks from deviating from the programming format which they were licensed to broadcast. Under a deregulation scheme, the CRTC has since replaced these with streamlined, standard terms for most specialty channels, whose only major restrictions are on the broadcast of live sports programming.

Contrarily, a service licensed as a mainstream sports network is restricted in their carriage of non-sport programming. Generalist channel

Tim Cowlishaw

William Timothy Cowlishaw is an American sportswriter for The Dallas Morning News, a regular panelist on the ESPN sports talk show Around the Horn and the lead reporter for the ESPN2 racing show NASCAR Now. Cowlishaw co-hosts Dennis and Cowlishaw on KESN with Steve Dennis. Cowlishaw attended the University of Texas at Austin, he joined the Dallas Morning News in 1989, became the lead sports columnist for the paper in 1998 While at the Morning News, he was a beat writer for the Dallas Cowboys, Dallas Stars and Texas Rangers. He has covered Oklahoma Sooners football for The Daily Oklahoman and the San Francisco Giants for the San Jose Mercury News. In 2002, Cowlishaw was named by Associated Press Sports Editors one of the top five sports columnists in the nation among large-circulation daily newspapers. profile Profile at

Marko Zelenika

Marko Zelenika is a Croatian footballer playing with TuS Montabaur in the Bezirksliga. Zelenika had a stint in the Croatian Second Football League with NK Slavonija Požega, he played in the Croatian First Football League during the 2005/06 season with NK Kamen Ingrad. In 2007, he played abroad in the Premier League of Herzegovina with NK Široki Brijeg. During his tenure with Široki Brijeg he featured in the 2007–08 UEFA Cup against FC Koper, Hapoel Tel Aviv F. C.. He made appearances in the 2008–09 UEFA Cup against FK Partizani Tirana, Beşiktaş J. K.. In 2009, he returned to Croatia to play with HNK Suhopolje. In 2011, he played in the Croatian Second Football League with NK Imotski, had a loan spell with NK Rudeš, he played in the Treća HNL with BŠK Zmaj, NK Oriolik. The following season he played with NK Pajde Möhlin, featured in the 2015 Croatian World Club Championship, where he was named best player in the tournament, he played once more abroad in 2016 with SG HWW Niederroßbach, in the Canadian Soccer League with Hamilton City SC.

In 2019, he returned to the Bezirksliga to play with TuS Montabaur. Zelenika made his debut for the Croatia national under-19 football team on February 13, 2006 in a friendly match against Hungary, he represented Croatia in the 2006 Elite Round U-19 Championship against Macedonia, Israel. He played with the Croatia national under-20 football team making his debut on September 26, 2006 in a friendly match against Slovenia

From a Distance: The Event

From a Distance: The Event is a live album by Cliff Richard, released in 1990 by EMI. The album was recorded in June 1989 at Richard's "The Event" concert, held at Wembley Stadium in London; the album comprises two sets from Richard's "The Event" concert plus two new studio tracks. The first set is a tribute to Jack Good's 1950s Oh Boy! TV series, the all-music show which had kick-started Richard's career in 1958; the second set comprises cuts of old and new songs from Richard's main show, including the singles "Silhouettes" and "From a Distance", plus two from his set with The Shadows and one from the Aswad set. From the second set, the live recording of "We Don't Talk Anymore", a UK number 1 single for Richard in 1979, was remixed with a contemporary dance beat for the album; the Christmas song "Saviour's Day" was one of two new studio tracks, while the other is the ballad "All the Time You Need", a track that had become popular with Richard's fans since he had first performed it in concerts a few years prior, but had only been available on Richard's video album Live & Guaranteed 1988!

Three singles were released from the album. "Silhouettes" was the first to be released. The second single, "From a Distance", peaked at number 11, the third single, "Saviour's Day", reached number one, becoming the UK's Christmas number one for 1990. From a Distance: The Event peaked at number 3 in the UK Albums Chart and was certified double platinum in the UK. Original 1990 release The original release was of a double-LP, double-cassette, but a single CD. To fit on a single CD, five tracks were excluded. Medley: "Oh Boy!" / "Whole Lotta Shakin' Going On" / "Bird Dog" / "Let's Have a Party" / "It's My Party" / "C'mon Everybody" / "Whole Lotta Shakin' Going On" "Zing Went the Strings of My Heart" "Always" "When" "The Glory of Love" * "Hoots Mon" * "Don't Look Now But" "The Girl Can't Help It" "Sea Cruise" Medley: "Book of Love" / "Blue Moon" / "Do You Wanna Dance" / "Chantilly Lace" / "At the Hop" / "Rock'n' Roll Is Here to Stay" "From a Distance" "Some People" "We Don't Talk Anymore" "Shake Rattle and Roll" "Silhouettes" "Move It" "Summer Holiday" * "The Young Ones" "In the Country" * "Good Golly Miss Molly" * "Fighter"/"Thief in the Night" "Share a Dream" "All the Time You Need" "Saviour's Day"* Included in the original LP and cassette release, but not the original CD release.

2005 Re-release The album was re-released in 2005 as a double-CD set. The first CD comprises the full Oh Boy! set plus the two tracks with The Shadows. The second CD comprises Richard's original full main show only, it excludes the two studio tracks, the duet with Aswad and the remixed version of "We Don't Talk Anymore". Review of From a Distance: The Event at Allmusic From a Distance: The Event at Discogs From a Distance: The Event at Discogs

Donald Mackintosh (politician)

Donald Mackintosh was a farmer and member of the Queensland Legislative Assembly. Mackintosh was born in Lochaber, Scotland, to parents James Mackintosh and his wife Mary and was educated in the local Lochaber village school. On his arrival in Australia he was the manager of the Glencoe Farm near Warwick. Having been a member of the Jondaryan Divisional Board, for the Ministerialists, represented the seat of Cambooya in the Queensland Legislative Assembly from 1899 until the seat was abolished in 1912, he moved to the new seat of Pittsworth and held the seat until he was defeated in 1915. In 1866, Mackintosh married Catherine Cowley and together had three daughters, he died in Toowoomba in 1932 and was buried in Drayton and Toowoomba Cemetery

Arno Voss

Arno Voss was a German American military commander and politician. After studying law in Ohio, Voss came to Illinois to edit a newspaper, he established a law practice there. In 1862, he was named colonel of the 12th Illinois Cavalry, leading the brigade until 1864. After the war, Voss re-opened his practice and served one term in the Illinois House of Representatives. Voss was born in Rahden, Prussia on April 16, 1821. Voss married in Germany but he and his wife had no children. Early in his adulthood, he immigrated to the United States, he settled in Lancaster, where he was admitted to the bar. Voss moved to Chicago, Illinois in 1848 to take a position as the editor of the Illinois Staats-Zeitung, a German-language newspaper; the next year, Hermann Kriege assumed Voss opened a law practice. He became involved with the Chicago German Off Battalion, a citizen soldier group, attached to the 60th Regiment, Illinois State Militia. Voss was re-elected the next year. In 1854, Voss was named an adjutant of the newly formed Washington Independent Regiment.

Voss was still serving in this role upon the outbreak of the Civil War. On September 4, 1861, Voss was named major of the 6th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Cavalry. On February 1, 1862, he assisted in the creation of the 12th Illinois Cavalry, closing his law firm so that he could focus on the regiment, it was deployed to Virginia as part of the Peninsula Campaign. The regiment was present for the disastrous Battle of Harpers Ferry. Voss took two thousand cavalry to the enemy lines, they regrouped in Greencastle and were attached to Army of the Potomac in time for the Battle of Antietam. The regiment witnessed the Battle of Gettysburg and Stoneman's 1863 Raid. In early 1864, Colonel Voss was forced to resign due to poor health. Voss recuperated over the next couple of years on his farm in Illinois. In 1869, he returned to Chicago to re-establish his law practice. In 1876, he was elected to the Illinois House of Representatives as a Democrat, where he served one two-year term. On December 1, 1880, he was named a master of chancery of the Circuit Court of Cook County.

Voss died at his home following a stroke he suffered in his office earlier in the day on March 23, 1888. He was buried in Waldheim Cemetery. President Grover Cleveland signed a bill appropriating a grant to Voss' widow over the loss of a trunk during the war