Ga. Supreme Court tosses sexting case

ATLANTA, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- The Georgia Supreme Court has thrown out a case against a man who was charged for sending unsolicited photos of his genitals to a woman via his cellphone.

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Most U.S. Founding Fathers were age 40 and younger

Most U.S. Founding Fathers were age 40 and younger

CHICAGO, Aug. 18 (UPI) -- Portraits of the U.S. founding fathers often portray them with white powdered wigs and many think they were older than the young men they were, an expert says.

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Man opens fire at Mo. council meeting

KIRKWOOD, Mo., Feb. 7 (UPI) -- A man rushed into the Kirkwood, Mo., City Council meeting Thursday and shot the mayor and several council members before he was shot by police, a report said.

COL BKB: Memphis 72, Bucknell 56

DALLAS, March 19 (UPI) -- Antonio Anderson scored a team-high 13 points Sunday as Memphis beat Bucknell, 72-56, in the second round of the NCAA Tournament at Dallas.

COL BKB: Bucknell 59, Arkansas 55

DALLAS, March 17 (UPI) -- Charles Lee scored a game-high 24 points Friday as Bucknell upset Arkansas, 59-55, in the first round of the NCAA Tournament at Dallas.

COL BKB: Bucknell 74, Holy Cross 59

LEWISBURG, Pa., March 10 (UPI) -- Kevin Bettencourt scored a season-high 23 points Friday as Bucknell beat Holy Cross, 74-59, for its second straight Patriot League Tournament championship.

COL BKB: N. Iowa 65, Bucknell 61 (2OT)

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- Eric Coleman scored 15 points, including six in double overtime, Saturday as Northern Iowa upended 24th-ranked Bucknell, 65-61.

COL BKB: Bucknell 69, Lafayette 49

EASTON, Pa., Feb. 15 (UPI) -- Charles Lee had 14 points, 11 rebounds and two assists Wednesday night as No. 24 Bucknell drubbed Lafayette, 69-49, for its 12th straight victory. It was Bucknell's first game since joining the Top 25 for the first time this season Monday.

Accused mail burglar looks for gift cards

DETROIT, Jan. 12 (UPI) -- Mail theft leads to the arrest of about 6,700 people each year, say authorities who estimate less than 10 percent are postal employees.

COL BKB: Bucknell 74, Syracuse 69

SYRACUSE, N.Y., Nov. 22 (UPI) -- Kevin Bettencourt scored 20 points and went 7-of-8 from the free-throw line in the final two minutes Tuesday as Bucknell upset 19th-ranked Syracuse, 74-69.

Florida ads target Alaska oil drilling

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., March 10 (UPI) -- Television commercials urging freshman Sen. Mel Martinez, R-Fla., to vote against oil and gas drilling in Alaska began Thursday in two Florida cities.

George Washington letters on auction block

NEW YORK, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- A group of letters written by George Washington containing military orders from 1776 on will be auctioned by Sotheby's in New York.

China allows prison visits to U.S. citizen

WASHINGTON, May 25 (UPI) -- The U.S. State Department announced Tuesday China has allowed consular visits to a U.S. citizen imprisoned there since last January.

NFL: Tampa Bay 19, NY Giants 13

TAMPA, Fla., Nov. 25 (UPI) -- Charles Lee had a key 53-yard touchdown reception as Tampa Bay kept its playoff hopes alive with a 19-13 triumph over the New York Giants at Tampa.

Buccaneers ink Marvin Minnis

TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 24 (UPI) -- The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have signed free agent wide receiver Marvin "Snoop" Minnis to a two-year contract.

Buccaneers dump Jim Miller

TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 17 (UPI) -- The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have released veteran quarterback Jim Miller, signed as a free agent in March.

Environmentalists decry Everglades bill

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., April 1 (UPI) -- Environmentalists say a bill in the Florida Legislature backed by the sugar industry would delay for 20 years the deadline for reducing the flow of fertilizer containing phosphorous into the Everglades.

Green Bay 21, Tennessee 20

GREEN BAY, Wis., Aug. 30 (UPI) -- Embattled wide receiver Terry Glenn finally made his debut for his new team Friday night as the Green Bay Packers held on for a 21-20 victory over Tennessee Tit

Green Bay 29, Arizona 21

TEMPE, Ariz., Aug. 18 (UPI) -- Brett Favre threw for 125 yards and a touchdown and first-round pick Javon Walker had four receptions for 79 yards to lift the Green Bay Packers to a 29-21 exhi

Verizon posts $2 billion loss

NEW YORK, Jan. 31 (UPI) -- Verizon Communications Inc., the nation's largest local telephone company, said it posted a fourth quarter net loss of $2.0 billion, or 75 cents a share includi

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Minnesota 35, Green Bay 13

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 21 (UPI) -- A week after dissecting the vaunted Baltimore Ravens, Bret Favre threw for less yards than Minnesota gained on the ground Sunday and the Vikings rolled to a sur