PMI estimate suggests government shutdown hurt manufacturing

NEW YORK, Oct. 24 (UPI) -- An index of U.S. manufacturing activity showed the partial government shutdown hurt manufacturing businesses, the chief economist at Markit Economics said.

Eurozone PMI shows retreat from peak

BRUSSELS, Oct. 24 (UPI) -- The composite index for service and manufacturing business in the eurozone slid to a two-month low in October, Markit Economics reported Thursday.
U.S. unemployment rate drops to 7.2 percent

U.S. unemployment rate drops to 7.2 percent

WASHINGTON, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- The U.S. unemployment rate slipped to 7.2 percent in September with a gain of 148,000 jobs, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Tuesday.

Banned book back on school library shelves

FARMINGTON, Utah, Jan. 15 (UPI) -- A book about a family with lesbian moms is back on Utah's Davis School District library shelves but officials say parents can still control what children read.
Bears release OL Chris Williams

Bears release OL Chris Williams

CHICAGO, Oct. 17 (UPI) -- The Chicago Bears have released 2008 first round draft pick Chris Williams, the team announced today.
Bears place Cutler, Forte on IR

Bears place Cutler, Forte on IR

CHICAGO, Dec. 28 (UPI) -- The Chicago Bears placed quarterback Jay Cutler and running back Matt Forte on the injured reserve list and neither will play in the Vikings game Sunday.

Bears add lineman Carimi to IR list

CHICAGO, Nov. 19 (UPI) -- The Chicago Bears announced that right tackle Gabe Carimi was the second starting offensive lineman to go on injured reserve this week.

Complaints of cheating employers rise

WASHINGTON, Aug. 17 (UPI) -- Worker advocates say complaints of U.S. employers cheating their employees are on the rise because of the recession.

Murless keeps lead at Johannesburg

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Jan. 12 (UPI) -- Mark Murless, playing on his home course, shot a 2-under-par 69 Saturday for a two-shot lead after three rounds of the Joburg Open in South Africa.

David Stockman, three others indicted

NEW YORK, March 26 (UPI) -- Former Reagan administration Budget Director David Stockman has been indicted on securities fraud charges, New York court documents showed Monday.

COL FB: Georgia 34, UAB 0

ATHENS, Ga., Sept. 16 (UPI) -- Quarterback Matthew Stafford and running back Kregg Lumpkin ran for touchdowns as No. 9 Georgia beat UAB, 34-0, for its second straight shutout.

Songwriter Jerry Williams dead at 57

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 15 (UPI) -- Songwriter Jerry Lynn Williams who wrote for Eric Clapton, Bonnie Raitt and B.B. King, among others, has died on the Caribbean island of St. Martin at age 57. The writer of "Running on Faith," "Real Man" and "Standing on the Edge of Love" died of kidney a

Hoey, Atwal clubhouse leaders in Jakarta

JAKARTA, March 24 (UPI) -- Michael Hoey and Arjun Atwal shared the clubhouse lead Thursday in the Indonesian Open's first round, which was incomplete because of lightning.

UAB loses Hackney for season

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Oct. 20 (UPI) -- Quarterback Darrell Hackney of Alabama-Birmingham will miss the remainder of the season with a dislocated right thumb.

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Clarinetist Rod Cless was born this day in Lennox, Iowa, in 1907. He recorded with Muggsy Spanier, Frank Teschemacher, Gene Krupa and Mezz Mezzrow. He died in 1944 at age 37 after a drunken fall.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International
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Christopher James "Chris" Williams (born November 2, 1967; Tarrytown, New York) is an American actor. He is the younger brother of Vanessa L. Williams. He has made appearances on numerous television shows such as CSI, JAG, The Shield, Weeds, Reno 911! and popularly as fictional rap artist Krazee-Eyez Killa on Curb Your Enthusiasm. On February 3, 2010, he made an appearance on his big sister's show Ugly Betty playing Wilhediva Hater (Wilhelmina Slater's impersonator.)

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