Three dead in Quantico shootings, suicide

Three dead in Quantico shootings, suicide

QUANTICO, Va., March 22 (UPI) -- A U.S. Marine staff member at the Officers Candidate School at Quantico in Virginia killed two colleagues before taking his own life, officials said Friday.

Man convicted in 1983 KFC killings

BRYAN, Texas, Oct. 1 (UPI) -- A jury deliberated less than two hours Tuesday before convicting a man in the so-called Kentucky Fried Chicken killings 25 years ago in Kilgore,Texas.

Phelps hired as basketball coach at Drake

DES MOINES, Iowa, April 21 (UPI) -- Mark Phelps, most recently an assistant coach at North Carolina State and Arizona State, has been hired as head men's basketball coach at Drake.

Coverity expands open source analysis site

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 23 (UPI) -- Together with a Homeland Security Department project, San Francisco-based Coverity announced it has expanded capabilities of its open source code analysis site.

UPI Energy Watch

WASHINGTON, April 25 (UPI) -- Ukraine's infamous Chernobyl nuclear power plant will witness a potentially dangerous power cut due to its huge debts, according to a statement by plant officia
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Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Pianist and composer Tadd Dameron was born this day in 1917 in Cleveland. Under-acknowledged during his career, he is considered today to have been one of the first great jazz arrangers.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Rock News Two: The week in pop

The South by Southwest -- SXSW -- Music and Media Conference, scheduled from March 12-16 in Austin, Texas, announced additional panelists this week.
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

Rock News: Music's high and low notes

Jam band stalwart Soulive has just finished work on a new album for Blue Note Records, scheduled for release April 8.
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Rock News Two: The week in pop

Spin readers cast their ballots in the Spin Readers Poll 2002; results will be published in the February issue, on newsstands Jan. 14.
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Rock News: Music's high and low notes

England's legendary Yardbirds is putting the finishing touches on its first new studio recording since "Little Games" in 1968. The new Yardbirds album, "Birdland," will be released April 22 on Favored Nations Recordings.
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

Feature: Christian ferment in Third World

WASHINGTON, July 1 (UPI) -- A democratic revolution driven by evangelical Christianity is sweeping the Developing World, a massive study conducted by 18 scholars from five continent shows.
UWE SIEMON-NETTO, UPI Religion Correspondent
David Maxwell
WAX2001061902 - 19 JUNE 2001 - WASHINGTON, D. C. USA: Baltimore Orioles Cal Ripken, seen in this 97 file photo and known as the "Iron Man" for setting the record of most consecutive games played, announced June 18, 2001, that he would retire from professional basebal at the end of the current season. re/David Maxwell UPI

David Maxwell (b. December 2, 1944, New York City) is the president of Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa. He is the 12th president of Drake and stepped into the role on May 15, 1999. He is the son of jazz trumpeter Jimmy Maxwell.

Dr. Maxwell earned his bachelor’s degree in Russian area studies from Grinnell College in 1966. He received his master’s and doctorate degrees in Slavic languages and literature from Brown University in 1968 and 1974, respectively.

At Brown, Dr. Maxwell was a university fellow and subsequently a National Defense Education Act fellow. He was also a Fulbright Fellow. In 1991, the Brown University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences gave him the Distinguished Alumnus Citation.

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