Northrop gets $120M award from Britain

LONDON, July 18 (UPI) -- Systems that protect British military aircraft from surface-to-air missiles are to receive repair, sustainment and logistics services from Northrop Grumman.

Segregationists show up at CPAC panel

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md., March 16 (UPI) -- A session at the U.S. Conservative Political Action Conference on reaching out to blacks turned rowdy Friday when a white supremacist called for segregation.

Northrop's ARW sensors enter production

ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill., June 25 (UPI) -- Advanced Threat Warning sensors, a part of infrared countermeasures for U.S. Navy planes, are entering early operational production with Northrop Grumman.

Northrop gets $334M Air Force contract

ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill., March 21 (UPI) -- The U.S. Air Force has awarded Northrop Grumman a $334 million contract for Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasure systems and support.

Man fined $6,800 for killing bear

WILKES-BARRE, Pa., April 30 (UPI) -- A Pennsylvania man was fined $6,800 for illegally killing a 707-pound bear during last year's hunting season.

Detroit couple build Obama lawn signs

DETROIT, Oct. 1 (UPI) -- A Detroit couple has spent about $1,500 of their own money to make lawn signs for their neighbors supporting Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama.

Guardian Tech contract extended

HERNDON, Va., Oct. 1 (UPI) -- The Department of Homeland Security announced it has extended Virginia-based Guardian Technologies International Inc.'s threat detection research contract.

Security increased in Jena, La.

JENA, La., Sept. 22 (UPI) -- Deputies have stepped up patrols around the homes of six black teenagers charged in the beating of a white schoolmate in Jena, La.

Jaguars fire five assistant coaches

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Jan. 2 (UPI) -- The Jacksonville Jaguars fired five assistant coaches Tuesday.

Monster catfish hooked in Spain

MADRID, Nov. 24 (UPI) -- An English school caretaker nearly drowned as he set a record for hooking the largest catfish in Europe, a 226 pound monster christened "Jaws" in Spain.


Nina Simone, the Carolina girl who rose to become an international voice for tolerance and freedom, has died in the south of France.
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Country Music News

Toby Keith's "Who's Your Daddy?" has reached the top spot on the Billboard Hot Singles & Tracks chart after 19 weeks.
DICK KELSEY, United Press International

Country Music News

David Ball was born in 1953. Merle Haggard recorded Top Ten single "I Can't Be Myself" in 1970. Carl Smith and June Carter wed in 1952.
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Country Music News

TODAY IN COUNTRY MUSIC HISTORY (Fri., March 15) Carl Smith was born in 1927. Elvis Presley's drummer D.J. Fontana was born in 1931. Banjo player Raymond Fairchild was born in 1939.
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International
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Carl Smith

Carl Smith (born April 26, 1948) is an American football coach and most recently hired to be the Quarterbacks Coach of the Seattle Seahawks football team. He had previously served as quarterbacks coach of the Cleveland Browns and offensive coordinator for the NFL's Jacksonville Jaguars and the New Orleans Saints.

Smith attended Wasco Union High School in Wasco, California.

Smith started his college playing career at Bakersfield College, a junior college in Bakersfield, California, where he played quarterback from 1966-67. He transferred to Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, where he played two seasons at defensive back from 1969-70. Smith earned his bachelor's (1971) and master's (1972) degrees in physical education from Cal Poly, as well as a teaching credential.

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