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Gas in the city averaged $3.63 per gallon in June

WASHINGTON, July 26 (UPI) -- Gasoline prices topped $4 per gallon in handful of U.S. cities in June and averaged $3.63 around the country's metropolitan areas, the government said Friday.

NHL releases schedule that includes Olympic break

NEW YORK, July 19 (UPI) -- The NHL announced its 2013-14 schedule Friday, one that includes a break for its players to compete in the Winter Olympics.
Ford initiates pilot program to help unhealthiest workers

Ford initiates pilot program to help unhealthiest workers

DETROIT, July 10 (UPI) -- A pilot wellness program at the Ford Motor Co. aims to help its unhealthiest workers manage a chronic illness such as diabetes or heart disease, officials say.

Domino's testing pizza-delivery drones in England

GUILDFORD, England, June 4 (UPI) -- A British company says it's testing the feasibility of delivering pizzas by drone at the behest of U.S. pizza chain Domino's.

[VIDEO] U.S. government weighs in on self-driving car technology

WASHINGTON, May 31 (UPI) -- The U.S. Department of Transportation says self-driving cars are not yet ready for the country's roads but that it supports ongoing testing of the technology.
Is the driving boom over; domestic cars quality up

Is the driving boom over; domestic cars quality up

U.S. automakers win "Total Quality" awards
AL SWANSON, UPI Auto Writer
Alexandria, Va., dubbed most well-read city by Amazon.com

Alexandria, Va., dubbed most well-read city by Amazon.com

ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 24 (UPI) -- Online store Amazon.com said Alexandria, Va., topped its annual list of the Most Well-Read Cities in America.

Michigan's Trey Burke declares eligibility for NBA draft

ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 14 (UPI) -- Star Michigan sophomore point guard Trey Burke announced Sunday he is declaring himself eligible for the upcoming NBA draft.

Crowds quiet in Ann Arbor after NCAA loss

ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 9 (UPI) -- Crowds were subdued in Ann Arbor, Mich., in the aftermath of the University of Michigan's loss to Louisville in the NCAA championship game, officials said.

Ann Arbor to host 2014 NHL outdoor game

NEW YORK, April 7 (UPI) -- Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor will get another shot at hosting an outdoor NHL game after this season's Winter Classic was scrubbed, the league said Sunday.

Urinary tract infection prevention slow

ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 30 (UPI) -- Urinary tract infections are among the most easily preventable U.S. hospital-acquired infections, but progress against such infections is slow, researchers say.

Urinary tract infections drop in Michigan

ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 30 (UPI) -- Patients in Michigan hospitals are less likely than those in other U.S. hospitals to experience a urinary tract infection caused by a catheter, researchers say.

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U.S. markets close with gains ... Heating oil firms deny diluting product ... Police search IMF director's apartment ... Michigan hits Google with $3.1M tax lien ... News from United Press International.
Michigan hits Google with $3.1M tax lien

Michigan hits Google with $3.1M tax lien

LANSING, Mich., March 20 (UPI) -- Tax authorities in Michigan have hit Google Inc. with a $3.1 million tax lien, public records show.

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Chinese military blamed in U.S. hacks ... Climate change was risk to ancient life ... Google warns of rising account break-ins ... Computers can tag violent crime hot spots ... Science and Technology news from UPI.

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App helps those with sight loss to read ... Asteroid impact site found in Australia ... Panda pair in Scotland show mating signs ... Moon water complicates formation theory ... Science and Technology news from UPI.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013.
By United Press International

NWF: Enbridge pipeline review lax

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Feb. 7 (UPI) -- Issues with state and U.S. regulations mean pipeline operators like Enbridge may escape review, the National Wildlife Federation says.

Children's Hospital of Philly ranked #1

NEW YORK, Feb. 5 (UPI) -- The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia was ranked the top children's hospital in the United States, officials of Parents magazine said.

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Gen X mixes online, personal interaction ... Simple fences combat airport air pollution ... Fish stem cells may repair human eyesight ... Asia leads in Internet data speeds ... Science and Technology news from UPI.

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Report: Grizzlies trade Gay to Raptors ... Michigan downs Northwestern for 20th win ... Super Bowl teams return to practice field ... Singh admits using deer antler spray ... Sports news from United Press International.

Mich. judge pleads guilty to bank fraud

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Jan. 29 (UPI) -- A retired Michigan judge pleaded guilty to defrauding a mortgage lender by concealing her wealth and claiming financial hardship, lawyers said.

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Flyers avoid 0-4 start by downing Rangers ... Snedeker shares lead at Torrey Pines ... Duncan, Bosh among all-star reserves ... Michigan rallies to defeat Purdue, improves to 18-1 ... Sports news from United Press International.

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Word list: Scrap the term 'fiscal cliff' ... Police: Woman was upset about laundry cash ... Police: Drunk man crashed into bar ... Parliament shells out $130K on costumes ... UPI Quirks in the News.

Word list: Scrap the term 'fiscal cliff'

SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich., Dec. 31 (UPI) -- Word-minders at Lake Superior State University say "fiscal cliff" should disappear as the term used for the U.S. budget crisis.
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