Settlements in e-book price-fixing suit

NASHVILLE, Aug. 30 (UPI) -- Buyers of e-books could get restitution following a price-fixing settlement with three of the largest book publishers in the United States, authorities said.
Airborne agrees to pay $7M settlement

Airborne agrees to pay $7M settlement

WASHINGTON, Dec. 16 (UPI) -- The maker of the cold remedy Airborne has agreed to pay $7 million to settle allegations by 32 attorneys general that it made false claims about its products.

Tennessee limiting use of electric chair

NASHVILLE, Nov. 14 (UPI) -- Tennessee Attorney General Bob Cooper said the electric chair would be available for executions in the state only if a condemned prisoner chose to use it.

Drama pilots picked up for the fall

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 21 (UPI) -- An untitled medical mystery project from NBC Studios was among the drama pilot pickups Tuesday.

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Pianist Dave Brubeck was born this day in 1920 in Concord, Calif. A prolific performer and recording artist, Brubeck remains busy on the concert circuit.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Today is Dec. 6.
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Bob Cooper (born 1954) is an American freelance journalist, a contributing editor for Runner's World, a former executive editor of Running Times, a competitive long distance runner, and a longtime San Francisco Bay Area resident. From 1980 to 1990, he held various editorial positions for Triathlete, Inside Triathlon, and City Sports magazines.

Cooper started running in 1969, and since then has achieved a great deal of success as a competitor. As an ultramarathoner, his fifty mile time of 5 hours and 42 minutes ranked seventh in the US in 1977. He also has run seven sub-2:30 marathons. As a teenager, he was part of a truly cross country relay in 1973 that traversed the breadth of the United States from the Pacific Ocean to the Atlantic Ocean. During another such relay along the Pacific Coast, from Mexico to Canada in 1981, he ran a dozen two hour legs in a little over nine days. He is believed to be the only runner to ever participate in relays spanning the length as well as the width of America.

Cooper's top performances include a win at the Silver State Marathon, second place at the Tucson Marathon and the American River 50 Mile Run, third place at the San Francisco Marathon, and fourth place at the US 50 Mile Championships. Since turning forty, he has won numerous masters titles around Northern California.

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