Fire at tennis star James Blake's Florida home may have been set by victims

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TAMPA, Fla., May 8 (UPI) --The fire that gutted tennis star James Blake's Florida mansion, where four bodies were found, appears to have been deliberately set, investigators say.
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Canucks' Tortorella, Flames' Hartley disciplined after brawl

NEW YORK, Jan. 20 (UPI) -- Vancouver Canucks Coach John Tortorella and Calgary Flames counterpart Bob Hartley were each disciplined Monday for their roles in a brawl between the teams.
Mystery lover ID'd in Duchess of Argyll sex photo

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Dec. 29 (UPI) -- Socialite Margaret Campbell, Duchess of Argyll, was the talk of Britain in 1963.
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Shanahan becomes NHL's disciplinarian

NEW YORK, June 1 (UPI) -- NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman announced Wednesday Colin Campbell had stepped down from his role as the league's chief disciplinarian.

Nano probes ID, diagnose and track disease

EDINBURGH, Scotland, March 29 (UPI) -- Scottish scientists say they've developed tiny gold chemical sensors that could be used to help detect, diagnose and track a disease's progress.

NHL moves to outlaw checks to head

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Nottingham artwork to be England's biggest

LONDON, June 23 (UPI) -- "Aspire," a steel, tubular lattice planned to tower 200 feet over Nottingham, England, reportedly will be the country's tallest free-standing sculpture.

Islanders trade Chris Simon to Minnesota

UNIONDALE, N.Y., Feb. 26 (UPI) -- The New York Islanders traded forward Chris Simon to the Minnesota Wild Tuesday for a 2008 sixth-round draft pick.

Simon suspended 30 games by NHL

TORONTO, Dec. 19 (UPI) -- New York Islanders forward Chris Simon was suspended an NHL-record 30 games Wednesday for stepping on the leg of Pittsburgh's Jarkko Ruutu.

Shot to head draws Cote 3-game suspension

PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 4 (UPI) -- Philadelphia Flyers forward Riley Cote will sit out the next three games as punishment for giving a head shot to the Dallas Stars' Mat Niskanen Saturday.

NHL fines Avery, Tucker for pregame fight

TORONTO, Nov. 13 (UPI) -- The NHL fined New York Rangers forward Sean Avery $2,500 and Toronto forward Darcy Tucker $1,000 for a pregame altercation Nov. 10.

Flyers' Jones suspended for two games

NEW YORK, Oct. 29 (UPI) -- Philadelphia defenseman Randy Jones was suspended for two games by the NHL for a hit on Boston's Patrice Bergeron.

Boulerice suspended 25 games by the NHL

NEW YORK, Oct. 12 (UPI) -- Philadelphia Flyers forward Jesse Boulerice Friday was hit with a 25-game suspension for cross-checking Vancouver's Ryan Kesler across the face.

Predators' Tootoo suspended five games

NEW YORK, March 19 (UPI) -- The NHL suspended Nashville Predators forward Jordin Tootoo for five games Monday for hitting Dallas Stars defenseman Stephane Robidas in the face. The incident occurred late in the third period of the Predators game Saturday in Nashville, Tenn.

Canadian judge tosses Wyrd Potter suit

TORONTO, Nov. 8 (UPI) -- A Canadian judge has tossed a suit filed by Winnipeg folkies, the Wyrd Sisters, seeking to block the opening of "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire."
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Colin Campbell
DAL2000052710 - 27 MAY 2000 - DALLAS, TEXAS, USA: Dallas captian Derian Hatcher accepts the Western Conference Champions trophy from the NHL's Colin Campbell 27 May following Game 7. The Stars defeated the Avalanche 3-2 and now face New Jersey in the Stanley Cup Finals. UPI ih/Ian Halperin

Sir Colin Campbell, DL, FRSA, an academic lawyer, was the Vice Chancellor of the University of Nottingham, England and served until 2006 as Her Majesty's First Commissioner of Judicial Appointments.

Campbell retired as vice chancellor of the University of Nottingham in September 2008. He was appointed in 1988 as the country's youngest vice chancellor at the age of 43. He was the driving force behind the expansion of the university overseas, the first such move amongst British universities. The University of Nottingham has two campuses in Asia: The University of Nottingham in Malaysia and The University of Nottingham, Ningbo, China.

In 1999 he caused much cacchination in the HE sector by proposing the effective privatisation of universities, saying that what was good for telephone companies, railways and airlines must be good for academia, too. He was long a loud advocate of controversial plans to introduce tuition fees. He was criticised for the university's decision to accept, in 2001, a £3.8M endowment from tobacco multinational British American Tobacco aimed at establishing an International Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility at Nottingham University Business School. Many current and prospective staff at the university felt that such a relationship with a tobacco company that has been accused, amongst other things, of illegal smuggling; trading with the Burmese junta; and illegally targeting their products at African children, was highly unethical however. This belief lead to resignations, including that of Richard Smith, editor of the British Medical Journal, the loss of at least one grant for £1.5m from the Cancer Research Campaign, and the decision of the director of the Gene Targeted Drug Design Research Group to take his 15-strong team to the University of London.

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