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Lesson learned -- don't touch a politician

Lesson learned -- don't touch a politician

WASHINGTON, June 17 (UPI) -- The U.S. Supreme Court disposed of the Dick Cheney "touching" case earlier this month, but its unsettling lessons will linger for some time.
MICHAEL KIRKLAND

Court hears Cheney 'touching' case

WASHINGTON, March 21 (UPI) -- The U.S. Supreme Court heard argument Wednesday in a case involving a man arrested after "touching" then Vice President Richard Cheney.

Lawyers: Death row inmate mentally ill

DENVER, March 20 (UPI) -- Attorneys for a Colorado man convicted of murdering four people said Tuesday his death sentence should be overturned because he is mentally ill.

City settles with boxer-clad man for $10K

BOULDER, Colo., Sept. 22 (UPI) -- A Colorado city is paying $10,000 to an activist who was arrested while wearing only boxer shorts during a city council meeting, lawyers confirmed.
'Balloon Family' dad has jail record

'Balloon Family' dad has jail record

FORT COLLINS, Colo., Oct. 19 (UPI) -- Richard Heene, the Colorado father at the center of the "Balloon Boy" incident, spent time in jail for a 1997 vandalism conviction, court records show.

Columbus Day protesters fined in Denver

DENVER, Jan. 23 (UPI) -- Three protesters have been found guilty in Denver of obstructing a Columbus Day parade in October.

Report: Churchill buyout nearly finalized

DENVER, March 11 (UPI) -- University of Colorado attorneys and embattled Professor Ward Churchill are nearing agreement on a buyout, the Rocky Mountain News reported Friday.

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By United Press International

Computer game mimics Playboy mansion

WELLINGTON, New Zealand, March 6 (UPI) -- A computer game that gives teens a chance to run Hugh Hefner's Playboy mansion has upset some in New Zealand.

Delay sought in Bryant trial

EAGLE, Colo., Aug. 11 (UPI) -- The prosecution in the Kobe Bryant sexual assault trial in Eagle, Colo., has asked for an indefinite delay, KUSA-TV, Denver, reported Wednesday.

Singapore woos British cancer expert

SINGAPORE, Aug. 2 (UPI) -- In a major coup for Singapore's Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, world-renowned cancer researcher David Lane has agreed to head the institute.

Scottish econ looking for biotech to boom

EDINBURGH, Scotland, March 29 (UPI) -- The Scottish government is betting some of its economic chips on the biotech industry -- bets potentially risky based on the volatility of this sector, but also
T.K.MALOY, UPI Deputy Business Editor

Scottish econ looking for biotech to boom

EDINBURGH, Scotland, March 27 (UPI) -- The Scottish government is betting some of its economic chips on the biotech industry --- bets that are potentially risky based on the volatility of this sector, but also bets which might pay large dividends for the economy.
T.K. MALOY, UPI Deputy Business Editor
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