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New York state senators opt for bow ties

ALBANY, N.Y., May 29 (UPI) -- New York state Sen. Jose Serrano, D-New York, is at the forefront of a movement in the legislative body to forgo long ties for bowties.

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NYC lawmaker want subway eating ban

NEW YORK, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- A state lawmaker from New York City is pushing legislation to ban eating in the subways in an effort to help cut down on the city's rat problem.
Car show attendance up

Car show attendance up

The good news from the Detroit auto show was there was good news.
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Police investigate doll's head on cop car

NEW YORK, July 24 (UPI) -- New York City police are checking reports of a black doll's head seen on an unmarked police car antenna in Harlem, a state senator says.

Black leaders: Clinton needs to reach out

NEW YORK, May 25 (UPI) -- Hillary Clinton's standing among some blacks has suffered because of comments made while campaigning for the Democratic presidential nomination, critics say.

The jazz world's losses were many

The jazz world said farewell to many of its performers and supporting figures during 2003. So many, it departed that it seemed there would be a surge on the perpetual jazz big band -- wherever it lives on.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

The jazz world's losses were many

The jazz world said farewell to many of its performers and supporting figures during 2003. So many, it departed that it seemed there would be a surge on the per
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Trumpeter Yank Lawson was born this day in Trenton, Mo. A regular with the World's Greatest Jazz Band, he cut his jazz teeth with Wingy Manone, Ben Pollack, Bob Crosby, Tommy Dorsey and Benny Goodman.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Pianist and bandleader Jean Goldkette was born this day in Valenciennes, France, in 1899. He trained as a concert pianist in Greece and Russia before moving to the United States in 1911.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Guitarist Irving Ashby was born this day in 1920 in Somerville, Mass. He followed Oscar Moore in Nat King Cole's trio for five years beginning in 1947.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Clarinetist Alphonse Picou was born this day in 1878 in New Orleans. He played with the major bands and orchestras in New Orleans as well as the smaller, improvising jazz bands. His day job was as a tinsmith. He recorded in 1940 with Kid Rena and worked r
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Trombonist, violinist and singer Lou McGarity was born this day in 1917 in Athens, Ga. He worked extensively with Benny Goodman, the Yank Lawson-Bob Haggart Jazz Band and was a founding member of the World's Greatest Jazz Band. He died in 1971 of a heart
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Drummer Ray Bauduc was born in New Orleans on this date in 1909. From 1934 until its breakup in 1942, he was a central figure in the Bob Crosby band.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

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