Reiner to direct psychological thriller

Reiner to direct psychological thriller

HOLLYWOOD, June 23 (UPI) -- Director Rob Reiner said he has agreed to helm the upcoming psychological thriller "You Belong to Me" in his first return to the genre since 1990's "Misery."

Detroit school official accused of neglect

DETROIT, April 2 (UPI) -- A Detroit school board member has lost custody of four of his children amid allegations of abuse and neglect, officials said.

Eccleston signs on for 'G.I. Joe' role

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- British actor Chris Eccleston has signed on to play the villain in the upcoming big-screen action flick "G.I. Joe."

MLB: Texas 3, LA Angels 1

ARLINGTON, Texas, Sept. 25 (UPI) -- David Murray went 2-for-3 and drove in a run Tuesday as the Texas Rangers slipped by the Los Angeles Angels 3-1.

Belushi to film football flick

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 30 (UPI) -- Sitcom actor Jim Belushi will go behind the camera for Hollywood's take on the story about a 42-year-old man who returns to college and plays football.

R.I. ordered to pay for ex-gov's portrait

PROVIDENCE, R.I., Dec. 9 (UPI) -- A judge has ordered Rhode Island to pay a disgraced former governor's son-in-law for painting the ex-official's portrait.

The Timken Co. increases its steel prices

LATROBE, Pa., May 17 (UPI) -- The Timken Co.'s Latrobe Steel subsidiary said Monday it will raise the price of its high-speed steel products by 5 percent.

U.S., Canada spar over anti-drug policies

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 16 (UPI) -- It produces and exports 95 percent of its illicit drug crop to the United States, it recently decriminalized medical marijuana and it is considering offering government-subsidized heroin to addicts. Yet few Americans are aware that the country in question
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Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Drummer Tommy Benford was born this day in 1905 in Charleston, W.Va. Benford first made his mark with Elmer Snowden and Jelly Roll Morton in the 1920s, and contributed mightily to Morton's classic 1928 recordings "Kansas City Stomps" and "Shreveport."
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Guitarist Tony Mottola was born this day in 1918. A fine swing guitarist, he was featured for many years in Doc Severinsen's late night Tonight Show Band.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Saxophone and clarinet player Bud Freeman was born this day in Chicago in 1906. He first took up the C-melody saxophone in 1923, switching to tenor two years later.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Clarinetist Johnny Dodds was born this day in Waverly, La., in 1892. He was an important member of King Oliver's Creole Jazz Band in Chicago, recording more than 40 songs with Oliver between 1921 and 1924, when he left the band in a pay disagreement.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Drug courts: viable alternative to jail

WASHINGTON, April 2 (UPI) -- So-called "drug courts" -- which combine community-based drug treatment and judicial pressure as an alternative approach to the prosecution of drug related crim
CHRISTIAN BOURGE, UPI Think Tanks Correspondent

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Composer and pianist Hall Overton was born this day in 1920 in Bangor, Mich. He played with Stan Getz, Oscar Pettiford, Teddy Charles and Jimmy Rainey, and wrote arrangements for Thelonious Monk's historic orchestral concert at Town Hall in 1959.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Cornetist Rex Stewart was born this day in Philadelphia in 1907. He succeeded Louis Armstrong in Fletcher Henderson's orchestra where he quickly proved himself a highly charged and energetic soloist.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International
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David Murray (born 1949) is an Australian businessman who was the Chief Operating Officer of the Commonwealth Bank for 13 years until his resignation in 2005. In David Murray’s 13 years as Chief Executive, the Commonwealth Bank transformed from a partly privatised bank with a market capitalisation of $6 billion in 1992 to a $49 billion integrated financial services company, generating in the process total shareholder returns (including gross dividend reinvestment) at a compound annual growth rate of over 24 per cent, one of the highest total returns of any major bank in Australia.

He is currently Chairman of the Australian Federal Government's Future Fund Board of Directors.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "David Murray."
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