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Three Dog Night

Three Dog Night is an American rock band formed in 1967, with founding members consisting of vocalists Danny Hutton, Cory Wells, Chuck Negron. This lineup was soon augmented by Jimmy Greenspoon, Joe Schermie, Michael Allsup, Floyd Sneed; the band had 21 Billboard Top 40 hits between 1975, with three hitting number one. Three Dog Night recorded many songs written by outside song writers, they helped to introduce mainstream audiences to writers such as Paul Williams and Hoyt Axton; the official commentary included in the CD set Celebrate: The Three Dog Night Story, 1964–1975 states that vocalist Danny Hutton's girlfriend, actress June Fairchild suggested the name after reading a magazine article about indigenous Australians, in which it was explained that on cold nights they would customarily sleep in a hole in the ground while embracing a dingo, a native species of wild dog. On colder nights they would sleep with two dogs and, if the night were freezing, it was a "three dog night"; the three vocalists, Danny Hutton, Chuck Negron, Cory Wells first came together in 1967.

They went by the name of Redwood and made some recordings with Brian Wilson while the Beach Boys were working on the album Wild Honey. Shortly after abandoning the Redwood moniker in 1968, the vocalists hired a group of backing musicians – Ron Morgan on guitar, Floyd Sneed on drums, Joe Schermie from the Cory Wells Blues Band on bass, Jimmy Greenspoon on keyboards – and soon took the name Three Dog Night. Morgan left the band before its first album was recorded and subsequently joined the Electric Prunes. Michael Allsup was recruited to replace Morgan on guitar. Three Dog Night earned 12 gold albums and recorded 21 consecutive Billboard Top 40 hits, seven of which went gold. Three Dog Night became one of the most successful bands in the United States during the late 1960s and early 1970s, their first gold record was "One", written and recorded by Harry Nilsson. The group had three US #1 songs, each of which featured a different lead singer: "Mama Told Me Not to Come", their only Top 10 hit in the UK.

Dunhill Records claimed. The band members composed only a handful of songs, most songs Three Dog Night recorded were written by outside songwriters. Notable hits by other composers include Harry Nilsson's "One", the Gerome Ragni-James Rado-Galt MacDermot composition "Easy to Be Hard" from the musical Hair, Laura Nyro's "Eli's Comin'", Randy Newman's "Mama Told Me Not to Come", Paul Williams' "Out in the Country", "The Family Of Man", "An Old Fashioned Love Song", Hoyt Axton's "Joy to the World" and "Never Been to Spain", Arkin & Robinson's "Black and White", Argent's Russ Ballard's "Liar", Elton John and Bernie Taupin's "Lady Samantha" and "Your Song", Daniel Moore's "Shambala", Leo Sayer's "The Show Must Go On", John Hiatt's "Sure As I'm Sittin' Here", Bush's "I Can Hear You Calling", Allen Toussaint's "Play Something Sweet". Three Dog Night made its official debut in 1968 at the Whiskey a Go Go, at a 5 p.m. press party hosted by Dunhill Records. They were still in the process of making their first album Three Dog Night when they heard the favorable reactions from the hypercritical audience.

The album Three Dog Night was a success with its hit songs "One", "Try A Little Tenderness", "Nobody" and helped the band gain recognition and become one of the top drawing concert acts of their time. In December 1972, Three Dog Night hosted Dick Clark's first New Year's Eve special, entitled Three Dog Night's New Year's Rockin' Eve. In 1973, Three Dog Night filed a $6 million lawsuit against their former booking agent, American Talent International for continuing to advertise in the media that the band was still with their agency when in fact they signed with William Morris Agency in October 1972. Other damages were sought due to ATI taking deposits for booking Three Dog Night, whom they no longer represented. Joe Schermie left in early 1973 due to "problems arising that were unresolvable", he was replaced by Jack Ryland in 1973, the band became an eight-piece with the inclusion of another keyboard player, Skip Konte, in late 1973. In late 1974, Allsup and Sneed left to form a new band, SS Fools, with Schermie and Bobby Kimball of Toto.

New guitarist James "Smitty" Smith and drummer Mickey McMeel were recruited, but by 1975, Smith was replaced by Al Ciner from Rufus and the American Breed, Ryland by Rufus bassist Dennis Belfield. By 1973, Danny Hutton was sick on a regular basis and had developed jaundice from incessant and uncontrolled drug abuse; the band was forced to hire a registered nurse to administer Vitamin B12 shots to Hutton and take care of him so the band could continue touring. For the albums Cyan, Hard Labor, Coming Down Your Way, Hutton did not show up for many of the recording sessions and would be present only long enough to record one song. Cory Wells became fed up with his frequent absence and Hutton was fired from the band in late 1975, he was replaced by Jay Gruska. Hours before the first concert of their 1975 tour, Chuck Negron was arrested for the possession of narcotics but was soon released on $10,000 bond. Coming Down Your Way, released sometime in May 1975, failed to sell well in the Uni

Trapezius

The trapezius is a large paired surface muscle that extends longitudinally from the occipital bone to the lower thoracic vertebrae of the spine and laterally to the spine of the scapula. It supports the arm; the trapezius has three functional parts: an upper part. The trapezius muscle resembles a trapezium, or diamond-shaped quadrilateral; the word "spinotrapezius" refers to the human trapezius, although it is not used in modern texts. In other mammals, it refers to a portion of the analogous muscle; the term "tri-axle back plate" was used to describe the trapezius muscle. The superior or upper fibers of the trapezius originate from the spinous process of C7, the external occipital protuberance, the medial third of the superior nuchal line of the occipital bone, the ligamentum nuchae. From this origin they proceed downward and laterally to be inserted into the posterior border of the lateral third of the clavicle; the middle fibers, or transverse of the trapezius arise from the spinous process of the seventh cervical, the spinous processes of the first and third thoracic vertebrae.

They are inserted into the medial margin of the acromion, into the superior lip of the posterior border of the spine of the scapula. The inferior or lower fibers of the trapezius arise from the spinous processes of the remaining thoracic vertebrae. From this origin they proceed upward and laterally to converge near the scapula and end in an aponeurosis, which glides over the smooth triangular surface on the medial end of the spine, to be inserted into a tubercle at the apex of this smooth triangular surface. At its occipital origin, the trapezius is connected to the bone by a thin fibrous lamina adherent to the skin; the superficial and deep epimysia are continuous with an investing deep fascia that encircles the neck and contains both sternocleidomastoid muscles. At the middle, the muscle is connected to the spinous processes by a broad semi-elliptical aponeurosis, which reaches from the sixth cervical to the third thoracic vertebræ and forms, with that of the opposite muscle, a tendinous ellipse.

The rest of the muscle arises by numerous short tendinous fibers. It is possible to feel the muscles of the superior trapezius become active by holding a weight in one hand in front of the body and, with the other hand, touching the area between the shoulder and the neck. Images of the trapezius and the bones to which it attaches, with muscular attachments shown in red Motor function is supplied by the accessory nerve. Sensation, including pain and the sense of joint position, travel via the ventral rami of the third and fourth cervical nerves. Since it is a muscle of the upper limb, the trapezius is not innervated by dorsal rami despite being placed superficially in the back. Contraction of the trapezius muscle can have two effects: movement of the scapulae when the spinal origins are stable, movement of the spine when the scapulae are stable, its main function is to move the scapula. The upper fibers elevate the scapulae, the middle fibers retract the scapulae, the lower fibers depress the scapulae.

In addition to scapular translation, the trapezius induces scapular rotation. The upper and lower fibers tend to rotate the scapula around the Sternoclavicular articulation so that the acromion and inferior angles move up and the medial border moves down; the upper and lower fibers work in tandem with serratus anterior to upwardly rotate the scapulae, work in opposition to the levator scapulae and the rhomboids, which effect downward rotation. An example of trapezius function is an overhead press; when activating together, the upper and lower fibers assist the middle fibers with scapular retraction/adduction. The trapezius assists in abduction of the shoulder above 90 degrees by rotating the glenoid upward. Injury to cranial nerve XI will cause weakness in abducting the shoulder above 90 degrees; when the scapulae are stable a co-contraction of both sides can extend the neck. The upper portion of the trapezius can be developed by elevating the shoulders. Common exercises for this movement are any version of the clean the hang clean, the shoulder shrug.

Middle fibers are developed by pulling shoulder blades together. This adduction uses the upper/lower fibers; the lower part can be developed by drawing the shoulder blades downward while keeping the arms straight and stiff. It is used in throwing, with the deltoid muscle and rotator cuff. Trapezius palsy is characterized by difficulty with arm adduction and abduction, associated with a drooping shoulder, shoulder and neck pain. Intractable trapezius palsy can be surgically managed with an Eden-Lange procedure. Although rare, underdevelopment or absence of the trapezius has been reported to correlate to neck pain and poor scapular control that are not responsive to physical therapy; this article incorporates text in the public domain from page 432 of the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy Muscles/TrapeziusUpper at exrx.net Superficial Back Dissection Video showing trapezius

Parvin State Park

Parvin State Park, located in the southwestern part of New Jersey is a park whose history is as varied as its wildlife. Situated on the edge of the Pine Barrens, the park not only has pine forests, but a swamp hardwood forest; the park is located near Pittsgrove Township in Salem County. The park is maintained by the New Jersey Division of Parks and Forestry. Parvin State Park served as home for the Civilian Conservation Corps from 1933 to 1941, a summer camp for the children of displaced Japanese Americans in 1943, a Prisoner of war camp for German prisoners in 1944 and temporary housing for the Kalmyk Americans who fled their homelands in the USSR in 1952. From the park's early history, there are remains of ancient Native American encampments. Campsites: 56 tent and trailer sites with fire rings, picnic tables, lantern hooks and a playground available. Six people and two vehicles per site. Flush toilets and laundry facilities are within walking distance. Facilities available for people with disabilities.

Trailer sanitary station. Located on the south shore of Parvin Lake. Open year-round. $20 per night. Group campsites: Four group sites. Flush toilets, fire rings, picnic tables, one shelter. Located on south shore of Parvin Lake. Open April 1 through October 31. $3 per person per night, based on site capacity. Cabins: 16 cabins each with furnished living room with fireplace or woodburning stove; each accommodates 4 people. Two additional 6-bunk cabin are accessible for people with disabilities. Playground available. Cabins are on the north shore of Thundergust Lake. Open April 1 through October 31. Four-bunk cabins:$55 per night, $385 per week. Six-bunk cabins: $75 per night, $525 per week; this 465-acre natural preserve is on the boundary of the New Jersey Pine Barrens. The area combines many species from the south as well as from the Pine Barrens. Parvin is home to the endangered swamp pink. Parvin State Park is a well known birding hotspot. 180 species of birds have been recorded in the park. A lifeguard staffed swimming beach is provided at Parvin Grove, located on Parvin Lake.

Swimming is available from Memorial Day to Labor Day. There are several picnic areas with tables. For large groups, a reservation fee is applied. Parvin State Park

C. X. Martyn

Cyrillus Xavier Martyn was a Sri Lankan Tamil politician and Member of Parliament. Martyn was born on 14 March 1908. Martyn stood as the Illankai Tamil Arasu Kachchi's candidate in Jaffna at the 1965 parliamentary election but was defeated by the All Ceylon Tamil Congress candidate G. G. Ponnambalam, he was ITAK's candidate in the constituency at the 1970 parliamentary election. He entered Parliament, he was expelled from ITAK in 1971 for supporting the new republican constitution. Martyn contested the 1977 parliamentary election as an independent candidate but was defeated by the Tamil United Liberation Front candidate V. Yogeswaran. Martyn was a Roman Catholic

Third-party and independent candidates for the 2012 United States presidential election

This article contains lists of official third party and independent candidates associated with the 2012 United States presidential election. "Third party" is a term used in the United States to refer to political parties other than the two major parties, the Democratic Party and Republican Party. An independent candidate is one; those listed as candidates have done one or more of the following: formally announced they are candidates in the 2012 presidential election, filed as candidates with the Federal Election Commission, and/or received the presidential nomination of their respective party. They are listed alphabetically by surname within each section. Vote totals on ballots representing 270 electoral votes. All other candidates were on the ballots of fewer than 10 states, 100 electors, less than 20% of voters nationwide. No candidates were "spoilers", i.e. having a greater total in any state greater than the margin between the top two candidates. The following people were the focus of presidential speculation in past media reports, but decided to not run for the nomination of the Libertarian Party.

Ron Paul, U. S. Representative of Texas, candidate for the Republican 2012 presidential nomination, 1988 Libertarian Presidential nominee. Wayne Allyn Root of Nevada, entrepreneur and 2008 Libertarian vice-presidential nominee; the following people were the focus of presidential speculation in past media reports, but decided to not run for the nomination of the Green Party. Jello Biafra and Green Party activist of California Van Jones, former White House Green Jobs Czar No nomineeAmericans Elect announced on May 17, 2012 that it would not field a candidate for president, as no candidate garnered enough support in the organization's online primary to reach its self-imposed threshold for the nomination; the following were the only four declared candidates to achieve more than 1,000 supporters for the presidential nomination of Americans Elect prior to the organization's announcement that it would not field a 2012 presidential candidate: The following people were the focus of presidential speculation in past media reports, but decided to not run for the nomination of Americans Elect.

Howard Schultz, CEO of Starbucks The following people were the focus of presidential speculation in past media reports, but decided to not run for the nomination of the Constitution Party. Roy Moore, former Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court No nominee - the Boston Tea Party dissolved itself on July 22, 2012, citing decline in membership activity. Alabama, Oregon, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Rhode Island and Wyoming are not listed below unless the candidate has been directly placed on the ballot; the following are the additional candidates who qualified for either ballot status or as a formally recognized write-in candidate:Richard Duncan - Alaska, Florida, Illinois, Kansas, Maryland, Ohio, West Virginia Samm Tittle - Arizona, Colorado, Indiana, Louisiana, Utah, West Virginia Jill Reed - Arizona, Delaware, Georgia, Indiana Maine, Ohio, Utah Dennis Knill - Arizona, Idaho, Indiana, Kentucky, Montana, West Virginia Ron Paul Note: Draft Effort - California, Maine Paul Chehade - Delaware, Illinois, Maryland, West Virginia Avery Ayers - Idaho, Montana, Texas Nelson Keyton - Delaware, Illinois, Maryland, Utah, West Virginia Erin Kent Magee - Alaska, Georgia, Kentucky, Utah, West Virginia Barbara Ann Prokopich - Alaska, Illinois, Maryland, West Virginia Thaddeaus Hill - Texas Will Christensen - Arizona, Idaho, Maryland, Oregon, Utah Cecil James Roth - Idaho, Maryland, West Virginia Randall Terry - Colorado, Kentucky, Ohio, West Virginia David C Byrne - Alaska, Georgia Dean Morstad - Alaska, Idaho, Minnesota, Utah, West Virginia Andrew Charles Coniglio - Florida Beverley Simmons-Miller - Illinois, West Virginia Michael W Hawkins - Illinois James T.

Struck - Illinois Mary Anne Tomkins Segal - Illinois Roy Wayne Tyree - Illinois Darrell Hykes - Delaware, Idaho, Montana, West Virginia Rick Rogers - Delaware, Kansas, West Virginia Michael Vargo - Ohio Susan E Daniels - Ohio Amitabh Ghosh - Michigan Daniel T Holloway - Michigan Katherine Houstan - Michigan Raymond T O'Donnell - Michigan John Dummett - Idaho, West Virginia Jeff Boss - New Jersey Gerald L Warner - Alaska, Idaho, Montana Tracey Elaine Blair - Indiana Terry Jones - Indiana Platt Robertson - Delaware, Montana, West Virginia Michael A Simoneaux, Jr - Indiana, Montana Ted Brown, Sr - Idaho, Maryland Michael Boyles - Maryland Tiffany Briscoe - Maryland Fred Dickson Jr. - Maryland Rob Dietz - Maryland Matthew Lydick - Maryland Dwight French - Ma

Miah Dennehy

Jeremiah Dennehy referred to as Miah Dennehy, is a former Republic of Ireland international footballer who played for, among others, Cork Hibernians, Nottingham Forest, Walsall F. C. and Bristol Rovers. In 1972, he became the first player to score a hat-trick in an FAI Cup final; as an international he played for the Republic of Ireland. Dennehy was signed for Cork Hibernians in 1969 by manager Amby Fogarty; however it was under Fogarty's successor, Dave Bacuzzi, that he became a prominent member of the successful Hibs team of the early 1970s. Other members of team included John Herrick. Dennehy helped Hibs win several trophies including the League of Ireland title in 1971, scoring twice in the play-off decider against Shamrock Rovers. In 1972, he scored a hat-trick in the FAI Cup final as he helped Hibs defeat Waterford United; this was the first hat-trick in an FAI Cup final. He helped them win the all-Ireland competition, the Blaxnit Cup in 1972 On 29 September 1971 Dennehy scored for Hibs in a European Cup game against Borussia Mönchengladbach.

Hibs had earlier lost the away game 5–0 and lost the home leg 2–1 with Dennehy scoring Hibs' only goal of the tie. Dennehy netted again in a home win at Flower Lodge against Pezoporikos Larnaca in the 1972–73 European Cup Winners' Cup. In January 1973 Dennehy was signed by Nottingham Forest for a fee of £20,000. Under manager Dave Mackay he established himself as a first team regular but lost his place under Brian Clough. After 41 Second Division appearances and four goals, Dennehy was transferred to Walsall F. C. in July 1975. In three years with Walsall he scored 22 goals. In July 1978 he joined Bristol Rovers. After just one season with Rovers he signed for Cardiff City but never made any first team appearances and was released from his contract in January 1979. Throughout his time in England, Dennehy played Gaelic football and in 1976 he won a championship medal with Warwickshire, their opponents in the final were a London team featuring Tony Grealish. Between 1972 and 1977 Dennehy scored two goals for the Republic of Ireland.

He made his international debut during Brazilian Independence Cup tournament while still playing for Cork Hibernians. On 18 June 1972 he came on as a substitute in a 3–2 win against Ecuador; this was the first of seven appearances as a sub. He scored both of his international goals in 1973; the first came on 6 June in a 1–1 away draw with Norway. On 10 October he scored the only goal in a 1–0 win against Poland at Dalymount Park. Both of these games were friendlies, he made his last appearance for the Republic in another friendly against Poland on 24 April 1977. On 3 July 1973, at Lansdowne Road, Dennehy came on as a late sub for a Shamrock Rovers XI in a 4–3 defeat against Brazil; the Rovers XI was an All-Ireland XI which featured both Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland internationals Dennehy returned to the League of Ireland in November 1980 to play for Cork United and went to play for Waterford United, Limerick United, Drogheda United and Newcastle West before retiring. He returned to Cork where he coached junior soccer teams and played hurling for St Vincent's GAA.

On 17 August 2007, Dennehy was the victim of a serious assault outside a public house in Mayfield, Cork. He spent four months in Cork University Hospital, including five weeks in intensive care; as of February 2008 he is undergoing therapy in the National Rehabilitation Institute in Dún Laoghaire. On 6 March 2009 David Naughton was sentenced to six years in jail for the assault