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British TV star slashes wrists on set

LONDON , Jan. 9 (UPI) -- British actor Jeff Stewart was hospitalized Tuesday night after reportedly slashing his wrists upon learning he was being let go from the TV show, "The Bill."
Bill Stewart named West Virginia coach

Bill Stewart named West Virginia coach

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Jan. 3 (UPI) -- Bill Stewart, who guided West Virginia to a resounding Fiesta Bowl victory, was installed as the next head football coach for the Mountaineers.

COL FB: West Virginia 48, Oklahoma 28

GLENDALE, Ariz., Jan. 3 (UPI) -- Game-breaking, third-quarter scores by Noel Devine and Darius Reynaud Wednesday boosted West Virginia to a 48-28 win over Oklahoma in the Fiesta Bowl.

Wildfire may threaten Calif. mountain

YUCCA VALLEY, Calif., July 14 (UPI) -- Californians living near Lake Williams in the San Bernardino Mountains have been told to be ready to evacuate if a nearby wildfire spreads in their direction.

Toronto subway to be closed for days

TORONTO, Aug. 15 (UPI) -- Toronto officials warned Friday that Canada's largest city will likely be without its subway system throughout the weekend.

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Drummer Zutty Singleton was born this day in 1898 in Bunkie, La. While he played in several of the important early New Orleans jazz bands, Singleton was best known through his late 1920s record with Louis Armstrong, Jelly Roll Morton and Barney Bigard.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Bassist and composer Charles Mingus was born this day in 1922 in Nogales, Ariz. He was one of the great conceptualists in jazz, and also had a penchant for exotic names for his complex compositions.
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Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Johnny St. Cyr, a banjo player with Louis Armstrong and Joe King Oliver, was born this day in New Orleans in 1890.
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Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Trombonist Bennie Green was born this day in 1923 in Chicago. He was only 19 when he joined the Earl Hines band in 1942, playing alongside Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Today is April 15.
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Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Trombonist Buster Cooper was born this day in 1929 in St. Petersburg, Fla.
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Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

On March 10-11, 1960, trumpeter Miles Davis and the Gil Evans Orchestra went into the studio to finish the "Sketches of Spain" recording they began four months earlier with the hallmark piece "Concierto de Aranjuez."
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Saxophonist and bandleader Boyd Raeburn was born this day in 1913 in Faith, S.D. He led an innovative bop band in the 1940s.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Mahalia Jackson was born this day in New Orleans in 1911. This devoutly religious woman rose from cleaning lady and neighborhood church singer to the heights of artistic and financial success.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Saxophonist Jimmy Heath was born this day in Philadelphia in 1926. He's a member of one of the first families of jazz, brother to bassist Percy Heath of Modern Jazz Quartet fame and to drummer Albert "Tootie" Heath.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International
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Oklahoma head coach Bob Stoops and West Virginia interim coach Bill Stewart share a light moment before the start of the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona January 2, 2008. (UPI Photo/Art Foxall)
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Bill Stewart (7 December 1942, in Liverpool, Lancashire, England – 29 August 2006) was an English actor best known for his role as Denton Evening News reporter Sandy Longford in the British television program A Touch of Frost. He also made appearances on Z-Cars and MacGyver and had roles in such films as 101 Dalmatians and Anna and the King.

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