Las Vegas Sun says rival is seeking to shut it down

LAS VEGAS, Aug. 21 (UPI) -- Las Vegas Sun Publisher and Editor Brian Greenspun filed papers in court Wednesday accusing a rival of attempting to shut down his newspaper.

Whaling activists' actions ruled as piracy

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- A U.S. appeals judge ruled anti-whaling group Sea Shepherd's actions against Japanese whalers in the Southern Ocean constitute piracy.

Head of Sea Shepherd quits

SYDNEY, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- Bob Brown, former leader of the Australian Greens, became head of the anti-whaling group Sea Shepherd after Paul Watson resigned.
Monkey on house arrest after biting man

Monkey on house arrest after biting man

MERRITT ISLAND, Fla., Oct. 2 (UPI) -- Mookie the Monkey is on house arrest after police said the 19-year-old domesticated Capuchin bit a Florida man on the shin.

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Boa's escape a mystery but he's back

Boa's escape a mystery but he's back

SHARPES, Fla., Jan. 11 (UPI) -- A Florida woman said she doesn't know how her 5-foot-long red-tailed boa constrictor managed to escape from her home for a few days of freedom.

Monitor lizard caught in Fla. city

MELBOURNE, Fla., Aug. 26 (UPI) -- Authorities in Florida say a carnivorous lizard measuring 4 feet long was captured near a busy intersection by an off-duty firefighter.

Python captured in Cocoa, Fla.

COCOA, Fla., July 3 (UPI) -- Florida wildlife officials said they have captured a 5-foot python that had apparently injured itself while eating an animal in a tree in the city of Cocoa.

Calgon Carbon contract by Paul Boye Tech.

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 8 (UPI) -- Paul Boye Technologies has awarded Calgon Carbon Corp. a contract to manufacture chemical warfare resistant cloth.

Dog attacks woman at dog show

MELBOURNE, Fla., March 26 (UPI) -- Animal Services officers in Melbourne, Fla., say a large dog completing in a local dog show suddenly attacked an elderly woman and nearly severed her foot.

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Florida man cited for feeding squirrels

TITUSVILLE, Fla., June 26 (UPI) -- Officials in Brevard County, Fla., are blaming a new employee for a series of summons issued to a retired Kennedy Space Center mechanic for feeding squirrels.

Saturn's moon holds ingredients for life

VIENNA, April 10 (UPI) -- An Arizona researcher says scientists looking for signs of life in the Solar System should focus on Saturn's moon Enceladus.

Murray scouts Caddyshack restaurant sites

CHICAGO, April 13 (UPI) -- Actor and Wilmette, Ill., native Bill Murray searched for the right spot or spots to tee off the first Caddyshack restaurant in the Chicago area. Murray, who co-starred in the 1980 golf comedy, and his eight siblings opened CS Ventures' first Murray Bro

GOP maintains grip on governorships

DALLAS, Nov. 3 (UPI) -- Republicans have maintained their control over a majority of governorships and could pick up another one in a close Washington state race.

Montana passes gay marriage, pot measures

HELENA, Mont., Nov. 2 (UPI) -- Voters in Montana Tuesday passed ballot measures banning homosexual marriages and legalizing the use of medical marijuana.

U.K. teacher wins ultra-marathon in NYC

NEW YORK, Aug. 21 (UPI) -- Bob Brown, a schoolteacher from Britain, won the 3,100-mile California to New York ultra-marathon, Saturday.

Elway and Sanders enshrined in Hall

CANTON, Ohio, Aug. 8 (UPI) -- Ten-time Pro Bowl running back Barry Sanders and nine-time quarterback John Elway were enshrined Sunday in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Elway, Sanders, Eller, Brown enter Hall

HOUSTON, Jan. 31 (UPI) -- John Elway, Barry Sanders, Carl Eller and Bob Brown made it into the Pro Football Hall of Fame's Class of 2004, it was announced Saturday.

Elway, Sanders favorites for Hall of Fame

HOUSTON, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- John Elway and Barry Sanders will likely headline the Pro Football Hall of Fame's Class of 2004, which will be announced Saturday.

Elway one of Hall of Fame favorites

HOUSTON, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- Former Denver Broncos quarterback John Elway is among the favorites to be chosen Saturday for the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Elway, Sanders Hall of Fame finalists

CANTON, Ohio, Jan. 14 (UPI) -- John Elway and Barry Sanders head the list of 15 finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame's Class of 2004.

Elway, Sanders lead Hall nominees

CANTON, Ohio, Nov. 12 (UPI) -- Quarterback John Elway and running back Barry Sanders head the list of 25 semifinalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame's Class of 2004.

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Ad, polls end Taylor's Montana Senate race

HELENA, Mont., Oct. 10 (UPI) -- The Republican challenger for the Montana Senate seat presently held by Max Baucus dropped out of the race Thursday after being unable to trim Baucus' wide lead in recent polls, however his name will remain on the ballot. State Senator Mike Taylor told a