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Triple J

Triple J is a government-funded, national Australian radio station intended to appeal to listeners of alternative music, which began broadcasting in January 1975. The station places a greater emphasis on broadcasting Australian content compared to commercial stations. Triple J is a division of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. 2JJ commenced broadcasting at 11:00 am, Sunday 19 January 1975, at 1540 kHz on the AM band. The new Australian Broadcasting Corporation station was given the official call-sign 2JJ, but soon became known as Double J; the station was restricted to the greater Sydney region, its local reception was hampered by inadequate transmitter facilities. However, its frequency was a clear channel nationally, so it was heard at night throughout south-eastern Australia. After midnight the station would use ABC networks – during their off air time slot – to increase its broadcasting range, its first broadcast demonstrated a determination to distinguish itself from other Australian radio stations.

The first on-air presenter, DJ Holger Brockmann, notably used his own name. Owing to 2SM's restrictive policies at the time, whose real name was considered "too foreign-sounding", had been forced to work using the pseudonym "Bill Drake" in prior positions. After an introductory audio collage that featured sounds from the countdown and launch of Apollo 11, Brockmann launched the station's first-ever broadcast with the words, "Wow, we're away!", cued The Skyhooks' You Just Like Me'Cos I'm Good in Bed. The choice of a Skyhooks song to introduce the station was significant, as it represented several important features of the Double Jay brand at the time. Choosing an Australian band reflected Double J's commitment to Australian content at a time when American acts dominated commercial pop stations; the song was one of several tracks from the Skyhooks' album, banned from airplay on commercial radio by the industry's peak body. Because Double J was a government-funded station operating under the umbrella of the ABC, it was not bound by commercial-radio censorship codes, was not answerable to advertisers or the station owners.

In contrast, their Sydney rival, 2SM, was owned by a holding company controlled by the Catholic Archdiocese of Sydney, resulting in the ban or editing of numerous songs.2JJ was a product of the progressive media policies of the Whitlam Government of 1972–75, combined influences from several earlier ABC programs, such as "Room to Move", as well as the freewheeling programming policies of British pirate radio and BBC Radio 1, created to target the pirate radio audience. The inspiration gained from the UK led to Double J adopting the tradition of weekly, live-in-the-studio performances by pop and rock bands. Gough Whitlam was unable to fulfill his aspiration for the establishment of a "National Youth Radio Network", as he was controversially sacked.2JJ presenter, the first female DJ on Australian pop radio, Gayle Austin, completing a Master of Arts on triple j's first 16 years in 2005, explained that 2JJ staff had heard of other motivations for the founding of the station: Word was the Whitlam government wanted to set the station up to woo young voters.

We heard that the ABC was worried about its audience dying off and wanted a station for young people who would grow up to be ABC listeners. Additionally, the station was one of a series of innovations that stemmed from the recommendations in the McLean Report of 1974; these included expanding radio broadcasting onto the FM band, issuing a new class of broadcasting license which permitted the establishment of community radio stations, the creation of two new stations for the ABC – 2JJ in Sydney and the short-lived 3ZZ in Melbourne. By the time 2JJ went to air, the Whitlam government was in its final months of office. Marius Webb, one of the station's co-ordinators recalls an ABC executive informing him: "You'll be on the air by January. Thank you much, I've got another meeting." On 11 November 1975, Whitlam's commission was revoked by Governor-General Sir John Kerr, sparking a double dissolution of parliament. In the subsequent 1975 federal election, Labor was defeated by the Liberal-National Party coalition, led by Malcolm Fraser.

During the more conservative media climate that emerged in the Fraser years, 2JJ staff were accused of left-wing bias. 2JJ was intended to be the first link in Whitlam's planned national youth network. It was a historic moment in Australian radio, when the station decided to hire a female disc jockey and, excluding the first experimental FM licences, was granted the first new radio licence issued in any Australian capital city since 1932. In its early years 2JJ's on-air staff were recruited from either commercial radio or other ABC stations. In another first, the roster featured presenters who did not come from a radio industry background, including singer-songwriters Bob Hudson and John J. Francis, actor Lex Marinos. Francis commenced broadcasting in the Saturday midnight-to-dawn shift in 1975, the program became so popular that it was expanded to include Friday and Sunday nights two years later; the foundation staff of January 1975 were: Webb and Ron Moss, Ros Cheney, David Ives, Sam Collins, Holger Brockman, Caroline Pringle, Bob Hudson, Mike Parker, Iven Walker, Arnold Frolows, Di Auburn, Margot Edwards, George "Groover" Wayne

2010 African Women's Championship qualification

This page provides the summaries of the matches of the qualifying rounds for the group stage of the 2010 African Women's Championship. These matches served as part of the qualifiers for the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup to be held in Germany. A total of 23 national teams entered qualification. In the preliminary round, the 18 lowest-ranked nations were drawn in pairs; the nine winners joined five other national teams in the first round, where the seven winners qualified for the finals. The matches in the preliminary round were held on 6–7 March 2010 and 19–21 March 2010. Algeria advanced to the first round. Namibia advanced to the first round. Congo DR advanced to the first round. Senegal advanced to the first round. Ivory Coast advanced to the first round. Guinea advanced to the first round. Mali advanced to the first round. Tanzania advanced to the first round. Eritrea advanced to the first round; the first round was scheduled to be held on 21–23 May 2010 and 4–6 June 2010. Algeria advanced to the final tournament.

Equatorial Guinea advanced to the final tournament. Cameroon advanced to the final tournament. Ghana advanced to the final tournament. Nigeria advanced to the final tournament. Mali advanced to the final tournament. Tanzania advanced to the final tournament. Official website

Saturday Night Politics with Donny Deutsch

Saturday Night Politics with Donny Deutsch was an American politics program hosted by Donny Deutsch and airing on Saturday night at 8 PM eastern time on MSNBC. The program first aired in May 2019 as part of MSNBC's expansion of its weekend programming. Following the August 17, 2019 show MSNBC and Deutsch announced that the show would not be returning in spite of strong ratings in its time slot. Deutsch was the host of The Big Idea with Donny Deutsch on sister network CNBC. Deutsch has been a frequent guest on the MSNBC programs Morning Joe and Deadline: White House; the show was "billed as an interview program with Deutsch interviewing politicians and newsmakers in a one-on-one format, a break from cable news normal fare of punditry panels."The program was shot in MSNBC's Studio 3A, the home of Morning Joe and Deadline: White House. The first episode of Saturday Night Politics with Donny Deutsch included interviews with 2020 presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg and shoe designer Steve Madden.

Other guests included 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker, former United States Representative Barney Frank, CNBC host Jim Cramer. On the night of June 8, 2019, U. S. President Donald Trump tweeted reactions to the show, he wrote that Deutsch's show "is a disaster" and that Deutsch's claim that he was friends with Trump is "false." He stated that Deutsch is "a total Loser." Shortly after this, Trump tweeted again that "I know it is not at all ‘Presidential’ to hit back at the Corrupt Media" but that "Problem is, if you don’t hit back, people believe the Fake News is true." The first episode of the show drew 919,000 viewers, placing second for the time slot, ahead of CNN Newsroom but behind Fox News' Watters' World. In the first eight weeks on the air, Deutsch's Saturday Night Politics averaged just 74,000 viewers in the 25–54 demographic bracket. Official website

Sonor (album)

Sonor is an album by Canadian jazz pianist Paul Bley recorded in 1983 and released on the Italian Soul Note label. The Allmusic review by Eugene Chadbourne awarded the album 2½ stars stating "For Paul Bley to comment that this 1983 recording is the best collection of his music to emerge since 1961 is a provocative statement unless, knowing Bley, he's just kidding around. Since this is more spaced-out than some of his famous "slow" recordings such as Ballads, does that mean he wanted those recordings to be more minimal than they were?... The demanding listener may not forgive Bley for having tapped a vein of boredom, but this enigmatic jazz figure was trying to prove that there is no such thing". All compositions by Paul Bley"Little Bells" - 4:59 "Landscape" - 3:45 "Speed" - 3:10 "Recollection" - 2:48 "Joined" - 4:46 "Sonor" - 6:24 "Waltz" - 3:34 "Set" - 3:49 "Darkness" - 5:00 "Tight Rope" - 1:20Recorded at Barigozzi Studio in Milano, Italy on May 22, 1983. Paul Bley — piano George Cross McDonald — percussion

Salerno metropolitan railway service

The Salerno metropolitan railway service is a commuter rail system operated by Trenitalia, serving the Italian city of Salerno. It is composed by a 5.66 km-long line with 6 stations, extending from the central station to the Arechi Stadium, is known as Metro Salerno. The idea to build an urban railway serving Salerno started in the 1980s and, between 1996 and 2004, several institutions signed and renewed agreements for the allocation of funds; the works for the service named "Metropolitan railway system of the Salerno conurbation", started in early 2000s, the line opened on 4 November 2013. Between April and June 2014 the service was suspended, due to a lack of funds. Salerno Duomo-Via Vernieri station, opened in September 2002 on the Naples–Salerno line, was built as part of the western section of the line; the planned extension will end at a western terminal of Via Monti located in Salerno. A further extension, that will run eastbound from Arechi to Pontecagnano station and Salerno Airport, has been planned, with the stations of Fuorni-Zona Industriale, Scavata Case Rosse and Pontecagnano Aeroporto.

The line starts at Salerno station, an interchange hub with regional and long-distance trains, runs eastbound along the Salerno–Reggio Calabria line with a parallel and electrified single track. The eastern terminus, Arechi, is located between the Ruggi Hospital. Due to its location in the quarter of San Leonardo, it is known as San Leonardo-Stadio Arechi. All the secondary stations have a single platform; the ones with two tracks, Torrione and Arechi, have an island platform. The service, operated by "Minuetto" DMU trains, starts at about 6:21 am and ends at about 23:12; the trains run, with some exceptions, each 30 minutes, for a total of 29 daily departures from each terminus. The trains are classified as "Regional" and all the journeys are limited to the metro route; some of them continue towards Mercato San Severino, on the Salerno–Mercato San Severino line, linking the metro with other Salerno's minor stations: Salerno Irno and Fratte Villa Comunale. S-train Commuter rail Rapid transit Naples Metro Metro Salerno official website Metro Salerno on

Teradomari Station

Teradomari Station is a railway station in the city of Nagaoka, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company. Teradomari Station is served by the Echigo Line and is 39.0 kilometers from the terminus of the line at Kashiwazaki Station. The station consists of a one ground-level side platform and one island platform serving three tracks, connected by a footbridge; the station is staffed. Suica farecard cannot be used at this station. Teradomari Station opened on 20 April 1913, it was renamed as Ōkozu Station on 1 October 1915. It reverted to its former name on 11 January 1986. With the privatization of Japanese National Railways on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR East. In fiscal 2017, the station was used by an average of 177 passengers daily. List of railway stations in Japan Sado Steamship Line Teradomari Ferry Terminal JR East station information