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50th anniversary of the Kennedy assassination: UPI reported it first

50th anniversary of the Kennedy assassination: UPI reported it first

Nov. 22, WASHINGTON (UPI) -- UPI's White House Correspondent Merriman Smith was four cars behind the president's open limousine, on the day John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas.
UPI staff
UPI reporter: The day Kennedy was shot surrealistic

UPI reporter: The day Kennedy was shot surrealistic

DALLAS, Nov. 22 (UPI) -- My overall thought of the day I spent in the Dallas bureau of United Press International on Nov. 22, 1963, is no different a half century later than it was when I left the office in the middle of night and returned to my apartment and my bride of two months.
MIKE RABUN
Eyewitness account of John F. Kennedy assassination

Eyewitness account of John F. Kennedy assassination

It was a balmy, sunny noon as we motored through downtown Dallas behind President Kennedy. The procession cleared the center of the business district and turned into a handsome highway that wound through what appeared to be a park.
MERRIMAN SMITH, UPI White House Reporter

Long Island shooter sought; 1 victim dead, 1 critical; suspect is 64

GARDEN CITY, N.Y., Sept. 27 (UPI) -- An upstate New York man was sought Friday as a suspect in Long Island workplace shootings that left a man dead and another in critical condition, police said.

49ers' Aldon Smith shelved indefinitely to seek drug treatment

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- The San Francisco 49ers announced Monday linebacker Aldon Smith has been shelved indefinitely while he enters a drug abuse treatment program.
Aldon Smith of 49ers busted for drunken driving in San Jose

Aldon Smith of 49ers busted for drunken driving in San Jose

SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 20 (UPI) -- San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving and marijuana possession after a car crash Friday morning, police said.

Cloud of 2012 party shooting investigation hangs over 49ers' Smith

SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 5 (UPI) -- The San Francisco 49ers' Aldon Smith still has a 2012 weapons case hanging over him as he prepares for the start of the 2013 season, prosecutors say.

Phone thief called victim's cab company

TORQUAY, England, June 23 (UPI) -- British police said a burglar who stole a cab driver's phone from his house made the mistake of using the pilfered phone to call the cabbie's company.

Fake flowers not a hit in Illinois city

DES PLAINES, Ill., Sept. 4 (UPI) -- Several residents of Des Plaines, Ill., oppose the proposed switch from real to fake flowers throughout the city, officials say.

Offers galore to help overseas pooch

FULTON, Mo., Feb. 10 (UPI) -- Money has become the easy part in trying to get Niki, the adopted dog of a soldier in Baghdad, to a new home in central Missouri.

Parents get message from dead son

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., July 11 (UPI) -- A message written by a child 19 years ago has surfaced in a bottle in Florida, five years after the writer's death.

Rock News Two: The week in pop

A thousand bands playing in 50 clubs for tens of thousands of music industry moguls, other musicians and just plain fans began their four-day marathon in high style this week at the South By Southwest Conference and music festival in Austin, Texas.
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

Rock News: Music's high and low notes

New West Records has announced the signing of singer/songwriter John Hiatt and a May 6 release date for his label debut, "Beneath This Gruff Exterior."
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International
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Don Smith
OLY2000091901 - 19 SEPTEMBER 2000 - SYDNEY, NSW, AUSTRALIA: Don Smith of the United States takes first in the Men's Single Sculls qualifications at the International Regatta Centre Sept. 19 at the Sydney 2000 Summer Olympics. jr/sm/ca/Claus Andersen UPI
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Zaid Abdul-Aziz (born Donald A. Smith on April 7, 1946 in Brooklyn, New York) is a retired American professional basketball player. The 6'9" Abdul-Aziz starred at Iowa State University before being drafted by the NBA's Cincinnati Royals in 1968. He played ten seasons in the league as a member of the Royals, Milwaukee Bucks, Seattle SuperSonics, Houston Rockets, Buffalo Braves, and Boston Celtics. Nicknamed "The Kangaroo", he had his finest season in 1971-1972, when he averaged 13.8 points and 11.3 rebounds for Seattle. He retired in 1978 with career totals of 4,557 points and 4,065 rebounds.

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