Robin Kelly to replace Jesse Jackson Jr.

CHICAGO, April 9 (UPI) -- Former Illinois state lawmaker Robin Kelly Tuesday won the special election for the U.S. House seat Jesse Jackson Jr. left before pleading guilty to corruption.

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Young killer sought in another slaying

BELLEVUE, Wash., Dec. 25 (UPI) -- A teenager convicted in the death of a Seattle street musician known as Tuba Man is now suspected of killing another man in a Bellevue, Wash., bar, police say.

Commandos gaining upper hand in Mumbai

MUMBAI, Nov. 27 (UPI) -- Indian commandos were airlifted early Friday to the roof of a Jewish community center in Mumbai where terrorists were believed to be holed up.

MLB: Baltimore 8, Seattle 7

SEATTLE, April 25 (UPI) -- A solo homer by Brian Roberts in the eighth inning gave the Baltimore Orioles the lead Thursday and the Orioles won a wild 8-7 decision over Seattle.

British Columbia's avalanche risk high

REVELSTOKE, British Columbia, March 28 (UPI) -- Backcountry skiers, hikers and snowmobilers in British Columbia have been warned of extremely high risks of avalanches.

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Swing-era pianist Jess Stacy was born this day in 1904 in Cape Firardeau, Mo. He started out playing piano and steam calliope on Missouri riverboats before landing in Chicago in the mid-1920s.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Living Today: Issues of modern living

Across the nation, hospitals and doctors' offices are returning blood pressure cuffs to their manufacturers to comply with a federal environmental initiative to cut down on the use of mercury.
ALEX CUKAN, United Press International

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