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UPI Almanac for Saturday, March 29, 2014.
By United Press International
House and Senate gyms open -- with no clean towels

House and Senate gyms open -- with no clean towels

WASHINGTON, Oct. 9 (UPI) -- The House and Senate gyms are open during the U.S. government shutdown, but lawmakers have to do without clean towels and other services, officials say.
House OKs bill cutting food stamps by $39 billion over 10 years

House OKs bill cutting food stamps by $39 billion over 10 years

WASHINGTON, Sept. 19 (UPI) -- The U.S. House approved a bill Thursday that would cut $39 billion in food stamp spending over 10 years, and which the White House has said would be vetoed.
The Issue: Discord between state, federal marijuana laws just crazy

The Issue: Discord between state, federal marijuana laws just crazy

Is the grass turning greener for marijuana laws in the United States?
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Young apologizes for 'wetback' comment

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, March 29 (UPI) -- U.S. Rep. Don Young, R-Alaska, following withering criticism from Republican leaders, apologized Friday for using the term "wetback."

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House ethics panel probes Andrews, Young

WASHINGTON, March 19 (UPI) -- The U.S. House Ethics Committee said Tuesday it is investigating allegations against Reps. Rob Andrews, D-N.J., and Don Young, R-Alaska.
Rutgers, Seton Hall record Big East wins

Rutgers, Seton Hall record Big East wins

NEW YORK, March 13 (UPI) -- Wally Judge fired in 20 points and grabbed 10 rebounds Tuesday, helping boost Rutgers to a 76-57 win over DePaul in a first-round Big East Tournament game.

COL BKB: Pittsburgh 81, DePaul 66

CHICAGO, March 9 (UPI) -- J.J. Moore canned five 3-pointers on his way to 21 points Saturday and 22nd-ranked Pittsburgh cruised past DePaul 81-66.

COL BKB: Louisville 79, DePaul 58

CHICAGO, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- Russ Smith led Louisville with 17 points Wednesday and the No. 9 Cardinals broke things open late in downing DePaul 79-58.

COL BKB: Georgetown 90, DePaul 66

WASHINGTON, Feb. 20 (UPI) -- D'Vaun Smith-Rivera came off the bench to score 33 points Wednesday, lifting No. 11 Georgetown over DePaul 90-66.

COL BKB: Notre Dame 82, DePaul 78 (OT)

SOUTH BEND, Ind., Feb. 13 (UPI) -- Jerian Grant put in 21 points and Jack Cooley added 16 Wednesday, enabling No. 21 Notre Dame to get past De Paul 82-78 in overtime.

Alaska oil plans draw fire, praise

WASHINGTON, Dec. 21 (UPI) -- The U.S. Interior Department announced plans for developing the National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska in a way it says protects the environment.

Alaskans go Republican in Tuesday voting

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Nov. 7 (UPI) -- Voters in Alaska kept the state red, returning a Republican to the U.S. House and giving the GOP full control of the state Legislature, unofficial tallies show.
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Don Young
WAP2001103086 - 30 OCTOBER 2001 - WASHINGTON, D.C. USA: Representative Don Young (R-AK) of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee makes a point October 30, 2001 during a press conference on Capitol Hill outlining the "The Secure Transportation for America Act of 2001 bill. rw/Ricardo Watson. UPI
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Donald Edwin "Don" Young (born June 9, 1933) is the U.S. Representative for Alaska's At-large congressional district, serving since 1973. He is a member of the Republican Party.

Young is the 6th most senior U.S. Representative and the 2nd most senior Republican Representative, as well as the 2nd most senior Republican in Congress as a whole. Upon the defeat of Senator Ted Stevens, Young became the longest-serving member of the Alaska congressional delegation.

Young was born in Meridian, Sutter County, California. He earned an associate's degree in education from Yuba College in 1952 and a bachelor's degree from Chico State College in 1958. He served in the Army from 1955 to 1957.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Don Young."
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