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Bar fights close Milwaukee bars early

MILWAUKEE, March 19 (UPI) -- Some Milwaukee bars closed early on St. Patrick's Day after several fights broke out and bottles were thrown at officers, police said.

Senior defends wife from home invaders

OCOEE, Fla., Dec. 25 (UPI) -- A 91-year-old man says he used a 38-caliber revolver to scare off two home invaders who had threatened his wife in their home near Ocoee, Fla.

Court rules no right to divorce counsel

OLYMPIA, Wash., Dec. 6 (UPI) -- The Washington state Supreme Court Thursday rejected a woman's claim she had a right to an attorney appointed at public expense in her divorce case.

Colo. escapee recaptured after 32 years

CARSON CITY, Nev., Sept. 26 (UPI) -- Robert Charles Johnson, who escaped from a Colorado correctional facility in 1975, was recaptured by authorities in Gardnerville, Nev., a report said.

Flavor Flav takes a major hit

NEW YORK, June 26 (UPI) -- Rapper Flavor Flav apparently won't take a $1.8 million judgment slapped on him in a 14-year-old New York shooting incident lying down.

Jurors deliberate in AOL fraud trial

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 2 (UPI) -- U.S. jurors deliberated for a second day Friday in a case against two former mid-level AOL executives accused of renegade accounting and shady deal-making.

Two Georgia stars declare for NFL draft

ATHENS, Ga., Jan. 1 (UPI) -- Georgia defensive end Charles Johnson and tailback Danny Ware, both juniors, said Monday they will declare for the NFL draft this spring.

Devil Rays sign catcher Charles Johnson

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., April 4 (UPI) -- Catcher Charles Johnson, a four-time Gold Glove winner, was signed Monday by the Tampa Bay Devil Rays.

Catcher Charles Johnson seeking new team

DENVER, March 31 (UPI) -- Catcher Charles Johnson, who was traded by Colorado to Boston and then released, says he's looking forward to talking with the Tampa Bay Devil Rays.

Cemetery raising money with calendar

TROY, N.Y., Sept. 24 (UPI) -- An upstate New York cemetery that's near financial death may get new life from proceeds of a fund-raising calendar that went on sale Friday.

MLB: Colorado 7, Arizona 1 (1st Game)

DENVER, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- Todd Helton and Jeromy Burnitz both had three hits Thursday as Colorado downed Arizona in the first game of a doubleheader, 7-1.

MLB: Colorado 5, Philadelphia 4

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 10 (UPI) -- Vinny Castilla drove in a pair of runs and Luis Gonzalez added a sacrifice fly during a three-run ninth Tuesday as Colorado defeated Philadelphia, 5-4.

MLB: Chicago Cubs 11, Colorado 8

DENVER, Aug. 5 (UPI) -- The Chicago Cubs scored 10 runs in the last three innings and beat Colorado 11-8 Wednesday.

MLB: Colorado 5, Los Angeles 4

DENVER, July 28 (UPI) -- A two-out, bases-loaded single by Aaron Miles put Colorado in front in the eighth Wednesday night en route to a 5-4 win over Los Angeles.

MLB: Colorado 8, Arizona 2

PHOENIX, July 25 (UPI) -- The Colorado Rockies won 8-2 Saturday night over the Arizona Diamondbacks in the second of a three-game series at Bank One Ballpark.
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ATL97101409-15 OCTOBER 1997-ATLANTA, GEORGIA, USA: Marlins pitcher Kevin Brown hugs cather Charles Johnson as the Marlins defeat the Atlanta Braves 7-3 in game six of the National League Championship Series October14 at Turner Field in Atlanta, Georgia, to win the National League Championship. jm/Jim Middleton UPI
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Charles Johnson (1752 – July 23, 1802) was a Congressional representative from North Carolina. Johnson was born in Chowan County, North Carolina; engaged as a planter; elected to the Continental Congress in 1781, 1784, and 1785, but did not attend; served in the state senate in 1781-1784, 1788-1790, and 1792 (and as Speaker in 1789 after the death of Richard Caswell); elected as a Republican in a special election to the Seventh Congress (serving from March 4, 1801 until his death on July 23, 1802 in Bandon, near Edenton, North Carolina); interment in Edenton Cemetery.

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