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UPI Almanac for Monday, Oct. 20, 2014
By United Press International
Pumpkin festival in Keene, New Hampshire, ends in chaos, riots

Pumpkin festival in Keene, New Hampshire, ends in chaos, riots

KEENE, N.H., Oct. 19 (UPI) -- Police in riot gear turned out to quell riots near Keene State College on Saturday, when the city's annual pumpkin festival descended into mayhem.
Kate Stanton
'Glee' star Matthew Morrison weds in Hawaii

'Glee' star Matthew Morrison weds in Hawaii

KIHEI, Hawaii, Oct. 19 (UPI) -- "Glee" star Matthew Morrison married girlfriend Renee Puente in Maui on Saturday.
Kate Stanton
'Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants' stars reunite at America Ferrera's NYC show

'Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants' stars reunite at America Ferrera's NYC show

NEW YORK, Oct. 19 (UPI) -- Blake Lively, Amber Tamblyn and Alexis Bledel turned out to America Ferrera's off-broadway play, "Lips Together, Teeth Apart," in New York City on Saturday.
Kate Stanton
Tennessee woman jailed for neglecting lawn

Tennessee woman jailed for neglecting lawn

LENOIR CITY, Tenn., Oct. 19 (UPI) -- A Lenoir City, Tenn., mother was given jail time after failing to keep her lawn up to city standards.
Fred Lambert
Changing the names of drugs to reflect their effects

Changing the names of drugs to reflect their effects

BERLIN, Oct. 19 (UPI) -- The European College of Neuropsychopharmacology says it's time to change the name of drugs like antidepressants and antipsychotics.
Thor Benson
Sweden puts troops on alert after detecting possible foreign threat

Sweden puts troops on alert after detecting possible foreign threat

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Oct. 19 (UPI) -- The Swedish government deployed planes and ships in response to "foreign underwater activity" in the Stockholm Archipelago.
Fred Lambert
Police investigating possible serial killer after four bodies found

Police investigating possible serial killer after four bodies found

GARY, Ind., Oct. 19 (UPI) -- Four women were found dead in Indiana, where police are investigating a man in custody as a possible serial killer.
Fred Lambert
Internet trolls in Britain could face serious jail time

Internet trolls in Britain could face serious jail time

LONDON, Oct. 19 (UPI) -- New British policies could make it so Internet trolls will face up to two years in jail.
Thor Benson
Drunk Daytona commissioner charged after striking 66-year-old

Drunk Daytona commissioner charged after striking 66-year-old

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Oct. 19 (UPI) -- A city commissioner in Florida is the second such official in Daytona Beach to be charged for a drunken assault this year.
Fred Lambert
Stop and frisk causes anxiety in young men, study claims

Stop and frisk causes anxiety in young men, study claims

NEW YORK, Oct. 19 (UPI) -- A new study suggests young men in New York, especially black men, have higher rates of anxiety because of the stop and frisk policing practice.
Thor Benson
Elizabeth Warren continues chanting: 'The game is rigged'

Elizabeth Warren continues chanting: 'The game is rigged'

NORTHFIELD, Minn., Oct. 19 (UPI) -- Elizabeth Warren went to Minnesota in support of Al Franken, and she brought her usual populist statements, remarking, 'The game is rigged.'
Thor Benson
Florida courtroom cleared after arrestee falsely claims to have Ebola

Florida courtroom cleared after arrestee falsely claims to have Ebola

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Oct. 19 (UPI) -- A courtroom in Broward County, Fla, was evacuated when a man told police that he was infected with the Ebola virus.
Fred Lambert
First white rhino born in captivity dies in Kenyan conservancy

First white rhino born in captivity dies in Kenyan conservancy

NANYUKI, Kenya, Oct. 19 (UPI) -- The first white rhino to ever be born in captivity has died at the Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Kenya.
Thor Benson
Northern California heart attack victim eaten by bear

Northern California heart attack victim eaten by bear

REDWAY, Calif., Oct. 19 (UPI) -- After suffering cardiac arrest, a Humbolt County man's body was partially devoured by a local black bear.
Fred Lambert
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