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Voivode, Vojvoda or Wojewoda is an Eastern European term for a military commander in Central and Southern Europe during the Early Middle Ages, or a non-military governor or official of a territorial voivodeship. The term became a hereditary title of nobility in some Slavic languages, as a cognate of the title of Prince or Duke; the different permutations of the term all share two roots, voi related to warring and secondly, vod meaning leading in Old Slavic, together denoting a "war-leader" or "warlord". In early Slavic vojevoda meant the bellidux the military leader in battle; the term has spread to non-Slavic languages in the area like Hungarian and Romanian. During the Byzantine Empire it referred to military commanders of Slavic populations in the Balkans, the Bulgarian Empire being the first permanently established Slavic state in the region; the title voevodas occurs in the work of the 10th-century Byzantine emperor Constantine VII in his De Administrando Imperio in reference to Hungarian military leaders.

The title was used in medieval Bohemia, Bulgaria, Greece, Macedonia, Poland, Rügen, Russian Empire, Serbia and Wallachia In the Late Middle Ages the voivode, Latin translation is comes palatinus for the principal commander of a military force, deputising for the monarch became the title of territorial governors in Poland and the Czech lands and in the Balkans. The Serbian Autonomous Province of Vojvodina descends from the Voivodeship of Serbia and Banat of Temeschwar, a province of the Austrian Empire. In the Kingdom of Serbia the highest military rank was Army General. After the Second World War, the newly formed Yugoslav People's Army stopped using the royal ranking system, making the name obsolete; the transition of the voivode from military leader to a high ranking civic role in territorial administration occurred in most Slavic countries and in the Balkans in the Late Middle Ages. They included Bulgaria, the Czech lands, Moldavia and Russia. Moreover in the Czech lands, but in the Balkans, it was an aristocratic title corresponding to dux, Duke or Knyaz.

Many noble families of the Illyricum still use this title despite the disputes about the existence of nobility in the Balkans. In the 16th-century Commonwealth of Two Nations the Wojewoda was a civic role of senatorial rank and neither heritable nor a title of nobility, his powers and duties depended on his location. The least onerous role was in Ruthenia; the role began in the crown lands as that of an administrative overseer, but his powers were ceremonial. Over time he became a representative in the Sejm, his military functions were reduced to supervising a Mass mobilization and in practice he ended up as little more than overseer of weights and measures. Appointments to the role were made until 1775 by the King; the exceptions were the voivodes of Polock and Vitebsk who were elected by a local poll of male electors for confirmation by the monarch. In 1791 it was decided to adopt the procedure throughout the country but the Partitions of Poland put a stop to it.. Polish voivodes were subject to the Law of Incompatibility which prevented them from holding ministerial or other civic offices in their area.

The role was revived during the Second Polish Republic after Poland regained her independence in 1918. Voivodes continue to have a role in local government in Poland today, as overseers of self-governing local councils, answerable not to the local electorate but as representatives/emissaries of the central government's Council of Ministers, they are appointed by the Chairman of the Council of Ministers and among their main tasks are budgetary control and supervision of the administrative code. Bjelajac, Mile. Generali i admirali Kraljevine Jugoslavije 1918—1941. Belgrade: Institut za novu istoriju Srbije. ISBN 86-7005-039-0. Franz Ritter von Miklosich. Etymologisches Wörterbuch der slavischen Sprachen. W. Braumüller. P. 393. Konstantin Jireček. Staat und gesellschaft im mittelalterlichen Serbien: studien zur kulturgeschichte des 13.-15. Jahrhunderts. In Kommission bei Alfred Hölder. Béla Köpeczi, ed. History of Transylvania, vol. I. 411, 457. Voivode.. Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary. Retrieved November 15, 2007, from F.

Adanir, WOYWODA, The Encyclopaedia of Islam M. Kokolakis, “Mia autokratoria se krisi, Kratiki organosi-Palaioi Thesmoi-nees prosarmoges”, in Istoria tou neou ellinismou, Vol. 1, publ. Ellinika Grammata, Athens 2003, p. 49. Chisholm, Hugh, ed.. "Voivode". Encyclopædia Britannica. Cambridge University Press

Capital City Classic

The Capital City Classic is a men's college basketball series between the VCU Rams and the Richmond Spiders. Both schools are located within Virginia's state capital of Richmond—Virginia Commonwealth University has its non-medical campus in the Fan District at the western edge of downtown and its medical campus in the downtown neighborhood of Court End, while the University of Richmond is located 6 miles away in the West End on the border with Henrico County, it has a public school vs private school mentality. From 1995 to 2001, it was a conference rivalry in the Colonial Athletic Association, before Richmond left for the Atlantic 10 Conference. In 2012, it once again became a conference rivalry with VCU's arrival in the A10; the rivalry has been known under a number of different names over the years, including the Black & Blue Classic, before being renamed the Capital City Classic for the 2014–15 season. Richmond victories are shaded in ██ blue. VCU victories shaded in ██ gold

Worldwide Day of Play

Worldwide Day of Play is an annual event designed to encourage children and parents to turn off the television and play together outdoors. The yearly event began on October 2, 2004, has been broadcast on all US Nickelodeon channels: Nickelodeon, Nick GAS, The N, Nick Jr. and NickMusic. The event is designed. In addition, would have special features for children to learn how to stay active and healthy. Since the late 2000s, an international version of the event has been broadcast on counterparts in Germany, Benelux and Poland; the event encourages children to think about being physically active. Schools and educational organizations have been encouraged to host events around this theme; as it has since 2007, Nickelodeon will suspend programming on WWDoP across all of its TV channels–Nickelodeon, Nick Jr. Nicktoons and TeenNick– and websites from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. urging kids to “get up, go outside and play.” According to Viacom, the owner of the Nickelodeon networks, millions of children and adults are expected to participate in "thousands of events in dozens of countries."When the Let's Just Play campaign ended in September, Nickelodeon aired the finale during the last Saturday of September, the "Worldwide Day of Play".

Nickelodeon and its sister channels suspend programming for three hours from 12 Noon to 3PM ET/PT. During the time there was no programming, a special message would appear on the screen. There was no Let's Just Play campaign in 2008. Nickelodeon's 15th WWDoP took place on September 29, 2018, but there wasn't any "Off-Air" screens that year on the Nick networks. After Nickelodeon resumes airing, they air marathons and premieres of TeenNick series, or SpongeBob SquarePants. In 2007, SpongeBob SquarePants, alongside Just Jordan and the Power of Juju, Zoey 101, iCarly, Back at the Barnyard, had new episodes. Following in 2008 was the season premiere of iCarly and the finale of My Family's Got GUTS. Following in 2009 and 2010, iCarly, True Jackson, VP, Big Time Rush had new episodes, with the inclusion of Nickelodeon's rebrand. Followed in 2011, new episodes of iCarly, Big Time Rush and Supah Ninjas aired. In 2012, before the Worldwide Day of Play begin, new episodes of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness aired as well with an hour-long final season premiere of "iCarly" that night with a sneak peek of See Dad Run following iCarly.

For 2013, new episodes of Sanjay and Craig and Rabbids Invasion aired prior to the event, while premieres of Sam & Cat and The Haunted Hathaways were shown that evening. In 2014, new episodes of Sanjay and Craig and Breadwinners were shown prior to the event, while new episodes of The Haunted Hathaways, Henry Danger, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn, The Thundermans, AwesomenessTV were shown in the evening. In 2015, new episodes of Henry Danger, Game Shakers, 100 Things To Do Before High School had aired that evening. In 2016, season premieres of Henry Danger, Game Shakers, & School Of Rock had aired that evening. In 2017, new episodes of Henry Danger and Game Shakers had aired that evening. Special appearances were arranged for the Worldwide Day of Play. Guests have included first lady Michelle Obama; some of the guests were included of its cast from original Nickelodeon shows including Power Rangers: Samurai and Big Time Rush

G.R.L. discography

The discography of G. R. L. Consists of one extended play, three singles, one featured single, one promotional single, four music videos and other album appearances. Beginning in 2013, G. R. L. began recording songs for their debut album. Their first promotional single, "Vacation" was released on June 18, 2013. In 2014, they were the featured artist on the single "Wild Wild Love", by American rapper Pitbull. On June 3, 2013, G. R. L. Released their first official single "Ugly Heart", which served as the first single from their EP G. R. L. Released on July 29, 2014; the EP features three unheard tracks: "Rewind", "Don't Talk About Love", "Girls Are Always Right". The EP includes the promotional single, "Show Me What You Got". In August 2014, "Ugly Heart" peaked at number 2 on the ARIA Charts and number 3 on the Official New Zealand Music Chart, as well as other chart appearances too. On September 5, 2014, Battle was found dead in her West Hollywood home. Los Angeles County Coroner's Lieutenant Fred Corral ruled the death a suicide, following an autopsy.

After releasing a preview of the song in December, "Lighthouse" was confirmed as the group's next promotional single in January 2015, the first since Battle's death. The single cover was released on January 13, with the music video following two days on January 15. "Lighthouse" peaked at number 18 in New Zealand, number 30 in Australia

Linval Dixon

Linval Dixon is a retired Jamaican football defender and head coach at Portmore United. Dixon attended Clarendon College. In 1995, he signed with the Charleston Battery of the USISL, he moved to Hazard United in the fall of 1995 and played for them until 2002 when he returned to the Battery for two seasons in the USL A-League. In 2003, Dixon and his team mates won the A-League championship, he was a participant at the 1998 FIFA World Cup. He made his debut in 1991 and played his last international in 2004 against Venezuela, collecting over 90 caps, including 27 FIFA World Cup qualifying matches. In 2005, Dixon became the manager ach of Portmore United U-23 team. In 2007, he became the head coach of the club's senior team. At the end of the 2009 season, he stepped down to become an assistant manager, he returned to his position as head manager for the 2010 season. Charleston Battery: Linval Dixon FIFA: Linval Dixon Linval Dixon at

Faith Thomas (screenwriter)

Faith Thomas was an American screenwriter active during the 1920s through the 1940s. Faith was born in Wisconsin, to Benjamin Thomas and Matilda Koehler. After her schooling, she became a court reporter in her home state. By the early 1920s, she had relocated to Hollywood, where after working as a stenographer she began writing screenplays for Universal Pictures, she was on staff at Universal early as 1924, although she didn't get her first credit until 1928's That's My Daddy. Rock River Renegades Conspiracy Hollywood Boulevard I Can't Escape The Big Bluff Silks and Saddles Red Hot Speed That's My Daddy