Keith Olbermann to host TBS baseball program

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NEW YORK, June 5 (UPI) -- Ex-Current and MSNBC anchor Keith Olbermann is to serve as studio host of TBS' coverage of the Major League Baseball postseason, The Hollywood Reporter said.

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NBA analyst Charles Barkley takes leave

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NASCAR's Bill France, Jr. laid to rest

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William Morris Agency expands music sector

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Today is Wednesday, June 2, the 154th day of 2004 with 212 to follow.
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Israel's economy gets upbeat forecast

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CDs of American Jewish music released

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Court overturns huge smoking award

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David Levy
JER99090301 - 3 SEPTEMBER 1999 - JERUSALEM, ISRAEL: Israeli Foreign Minister David Levy welcomes US Secretary of State Madeleine Albright to his Jerusalem office, September 3, 1999. Levy and Albright held talks in an attempt to reach an agreement on the implementation of the Wye Accord. After Foreign Mnister Levy expressed optimistism and said that a deal is very close. dh/Debbie Hill UPI

David H. Levy (born 1948) is a Canadian astronomer and science writer most famous for his co-discovery in 1993 of Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9, which collided with the planet Jupiter in 1994.

Levy was born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, on May 22, 1948. He developed an interest in astronomy at an early age. However, he pursued and received bachelor’s and master’s degrees in English literature.

Levy has discovered 22 comets, either independently or with Gene and Carolyn S. Shoemaker. He has written over 30 books, mostly on astronomical subjects, such as The Quest for Comets and his tribute to Gene Shoemaker in Shoemaker by Levy. Also, he has provided periodic articles for the magazines Sky and Telescope and Parade Magazine.

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