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Today is Saturday, July 29, the 210th day of 2006 with 155 to follow.
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Analysis: New heyday for Jackie Robinson

LOS ANGELES, April 7 (UPI) -- As Hollywood prepares to make a new movie biography of baseball legend Jackie Robinson, a new report finds that -- a half century after Robinson broke the color line in the big leagues -- the percentage of black players in Major League Baseball is at a 25
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Analysis: Blogging the Oscars

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 9 (UPI) -- In much the same way as the 2004 presidential campaign gave political bloggers an opportunity to gain influence in the national political debate, the upcoming Hollywood awards season is also giving the blogosphere an opening to throw its weight around in
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Today is Thursday, July 29, the 211th day of 2004 with 155 to follow.
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Bridges: Grandpa would've loved race role

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 16 (UPI) -- American actor Jeff Bridges says his grandfather -- an ardent race fan -- would have been thrilled by his work in the film

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One would think there is no more physically demanding role for an actor than playing a superhero who slings webs and scales buildings in his daily routine of va
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Today is Tuesday, July 29, the 210th day of 2003 with 155 to follow.
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Commentary: Where Was Seabiscuit?

Laura Hillenbrand's marvel of a book "Seabiscuit: An American Legend," is a perfect source for a film, handed on a platter to writer-director Gary Ross. Nothing disappoints like wasted opportunity.
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General Sir Charles Howard KB (c. 1696 – 26 August 1765) styled The Honourable from birth, was a British soldier and politician.

He was the second son of the 3rd Earl of Carlisle and Lady Anne de Vere Capell, daughter of the 1st Earl of Essex. Howard was a Groom of the Bedchamber at the court and Member of Parliament (MP) for Carlisle from 1727 to 1761.

He entered the Coldstream Guards in 1716 and became lieutenant-colonel three years later. In 1725, Howard was appointed Lieutenant-Governor of Carlisle and in 1734 colonel and aid-de-camp to King George II of Great Britain. In 1738, he received the command of the 19th Foot, which under him became known as The Green Howards. His regiment took part in the War of the Austrian Succession and in 1742, Howard became brigadier-general. He commanded a brigade in the Battle of Dettingen in 1743 and as result was promoted to major-general a week later.. He fought in the Battle of Fontenoy in 1745, and commanded the British Infantry in the Battle of Rocoux in 1746. He was made lieutenant-general in the days after the Battle of Val in 1747.ref name = Cannon/>

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