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Coaching great in Alabama dies

FLORENCE, Ala., Aug. 20 (UPI) -- Former University of North Alabama men's basketball coach Bill Jones, 72, has died after an extended illness at his home in Florence, Ala.
Jones to moderate 'Bad Girls' reunion

Jones to moderate 'Bad Girls' reunion

NEW YORK, May 1 (UPI) -- U.S. television personality Star Jones is set to preside over a Season 2 "Bad Girls Club" cast reunion show, Oxygen announced.

US Senate candidate urges Mexico reforms

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- A candidate for the U.S. Senate Monday called on Mexico to improve its economy and, therefore, reduce illegal immigration to the United States.

Arnold's appeal doesn't translate for GOP

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 17 (UPI) -- California voters are not letting their approval of Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger affect their preference for Democrats in this year's major political races.

Calif. Senate hopefuls back guest workers

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Aug. 10 (UPI) -- The two candidates vying for one of California's U.S. Senate seats both said Tuesday they favored some form of guest-worker status for immigrants.

California added to Kerry win column

LOS ANGELES, March 2 (UPI) -- John Edwards' early exit from the California primary dropped the Golden State into the win column for John Kerry Tuesday.

Arnold to endorse Jones for Senate

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 15 (UPI) -- California's Republican establishment is lining up behind former Secretary of State Bill Jones as a candidate for the U.S. Senate.

Bill Jones files for U.S. Senate in Calif.

WASHINGTON, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- Bill Jones, the last California Republican to win a statewide general election, officially entered the 2004 race for the U.S. Senate Thursday.

Field poll may mean trouble for Boxer

WASHINGTON, Oct. 17 (UPI) -- Only 45 percent of California voters favor giving U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., a third term in next year's election, a new Field Poll says.

Bono decides against Senate run

WASHINGTON, Oct. 14 (UPI) -- U.S. Rep. Mary Bono, R-Calif., announced Tuesday she will not try to take on two-term incumbent U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer in 2004.

Analysis: Will Calif. recall Gov. Davis?

SACRAMENTO, May 6 (UPI) -- In 1998, Democrat Gray Davis was elected governor of California by a 20-point landslide, a bigger margin than Ronald Reagan ever won here. For the first two years of his administration, he was widely popular. But his political base has been undermined.
PATRICK REDDY, Special for United Press International

Bill would fine co's blocking cheap drugs

WASHINGTON, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- A tri-partisan group of Congressmen attempted to drum up support Thursday for legislation introduced in the House last week to levy fines on drug companies that prohibit their products from being shipped by Canadian pharmacies to Americans.
STEVE MITCHELL, UPI Medical Correspondent

Calif: NJ ruling a bad election precedent

SACRAMENTO, Oct. 5 (UPI) -- California's Secretary of State, Bill Jones -- a Republican -- has filed an amicus brief asking the Supreme Court to overturn the New Jersey court's decision to allow the Democratic Party of New Jersey to replace Sen. Robert Torricelli on the upcoming ele

Calif: NJ ruling a bad election precedent

SACRAMENTO, Oct. 5 (UPI) -- California's Secretary of State, Bill Jones -- a Republican -- filed an amicus brief asking the Supreme Court to overturn the New Jersey court's decision to allow the Democratic Party of New Jersey to replace Sen. Robert Torricelli on the upcoming electio

Analysis: Simon: dead or alive in Calif?

WASHINGTON, Aug. 2 (UPI) -- California GOP gubernatorial candidate Bill Simon's cmapaign was badly rocked by a judgment awarding $65 million in punitive damages to a man suing a firm connected to him. Speculation runs high as to his next move, with some people suggesting the campaig
PETER ROFF, UPI National Political Analyst

Living-Today: Issues of modern living

THE LEGACY OF HURRICANE ANDREW A study under way at Florida International University shows the impact of Hurricane Andrew continues to be felt nearly 10 years after the monster storm savaged south Florida.
By United Press International

UPI's Capital Comment for Thurs., March 7

WASHINGTON, March 7 (UPI) -- Capital Comment -- Daily news notes, political rumors, and important events that shape politics and public policy in Washington and the world from United Press
By United Press International

Analysis: Golden State opportunity

WASHINGTON, March 6 (UPI) -- To the surprise of almost no one, first-time political candidate Bill Simon handily defeated former Los Angeles GOP Mayor Richard Riordan to become California's Republican gubernatorial nominee.
PETER ROFF, UPI National Political Analyst

GOP sees high stakes in Calif gov race

LOS ANGELES, March 6 (UPI) -- President Bush pledged Wednesday to campaign on behalf of political rookie Bill Simon for the governorship of California during a long eight-month campaign agai
HIL ANDERSON

Simon caps surge with Calif primary win

LOS ANGELES, March 5 (UPI) -- Bill Simon completed a late surge that began with him trailing by more than 30 points in some polls and ended Tuesday night when he was declared the Republican
HIL ANDERSON

Simon opens early lead in Calif primary

LOS ANGELES, March 5 (UPI) --

Close Calif gov primary to be settled

LOS ANGELES, March 5 (UPI) -- A 36-percent turnout was projected Tuesday as California Republicans went to the polls to settle a close race for the gubernatorial nomination.
HIL ANDERSON

Analysis: California-An upset coming?

SACRAMENTO, March 5 (UPI) -- This year's Republican gubernatorial primary in California was supposed to be a coronation for former Los Angeles Mayor Richard Riordan.
PATRICK REDDY

Calif GOP to vote in close gov primary

LOS ANGELES, March 4 (UPI) -- California Republicans on Tuesday will decide who will carry the GOP banner in the upcoming governor's race against incumbent Gray Davis and what image the party will present to voters in the coming eight months.
HIL ANDERSON
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