GOP legislators urge public to "fire" Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid

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WASHINGTON, July 30 (UPI) --Republican lawmakers on Tuesday urged Americans to vote Republican in the upcoming midterm elections with the goal being to take control of the Senate and oust Harry Reid as the Senate majority leader.
Michael Smith, Medill News Service
House members don't want Clapper handling NSA reforms

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WASHINGTON, Jan. 27 (UPI) -- U.S. lawmakers on both sides of the aisle said Monday they don't want intelligence chief James Clapper overseeing reform of the nation's surveillance programs.
Israel must have military edge, U.S. says

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WASHINGTON, Dec. 12 (UPI) -- Legislation passed in the U.S. House of Representatives will ensure Israel has a military edge over its rivals in the Middle East, a committee chairman said.

U.S. House passes bill to facilitate prosecution of child abusers

WASHINGTON, Dec. 9 (UPI) -- The U.S. House Monday passed a bill that would make it easier for the government to prosecute people suspected of child abuse.

Philadelphia 76ers name Brett Brown new head coach

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 14 (UPI) -- Former San Antonio Spurs assistant Brett Brown was introduced Wednesday as the new head coach of the Philadelphia 76ers.

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PHILADELPHIA, May 14 (UPI) -- The Philadelphia 76ers announced Tuesday they have hired former Houston Rockets executive Sam Hinkie as their general manager.

76ers Coach Doug Collins resigns

PHILADELPHIA, April 18 (UPI) -- Doug Collins resigned as coach of the Philadelphia 76ers Thursday, one day after the NBA team completed the season with a 34-48 record.

Packers wary of playoff fan behavior

GREEN BAY, Wis., Jan. 3 (UPI) -- The Green Bay Packers said they were taking steps to guard against "inappropriate behavior" among fans during their NFC Wild-Card Game against Minnesota.

Romney wins Georgia

ATLANTA, Nov. 7 (UPI) -- Mitt Romney picked up Georgia's 15 electoral votes in Tuesday's election in a state that last went to a Democrat in 1992.

76ers interviewing for Thorn's successor

PHILADELPHIA, June 12 (UPI) -- The Philadelphia 76ers are interviewing candidates who could replace Rod Thorn, president of basketball operations, sources told the Philadelphia Daily News.

NBA: Philadelphia 99, Boston 86

PHILADELPHIA, March 23 (UPI) -- Elton Brand had 20 points and led a Philadelphia 76ers rally Friday in a 99-86 decision over Boston that gave Coach Doug Collins his 400th NBA victory.

NBA: Philadelphia 97, Detroit 68

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Feb. 28 (UPI) -- Philadelphia's Thaddeus Young came off the bench to score 20 points Tuesday and the 76ers snapped a five-game losing streak with a 97-68 pounding of Detroit.

NBA: Philadelphia 101, Indiana 75

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 3 (UPI) -- Elton Brand scored 25 points Wednesday and Philadelphia brought Doug Collins his first win as coach of the 76ers with a 101-75 whipping of Indiana.

Collins takes over in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA, May 24 (UPI) -- Doug Collins was introduced as the coach of the Philadelphia 76ers, a team he helped to the NBA finals in 1977 as a player.

Report: Collins negotiating with 76ers

PHILADELPHIA, May 19 (UPI) -- The Philadelphia 76ers reportedly have begun negotiations with Doug Collins to become the team's next head coach.
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Doug Collins
WAP2003022779- WASHINGTON, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- Washington Wizards head coach Doug Collins directs his team against the Houston Rockets on Feb. 27, 2003, at the MCI Center in Washington. rlw/Roger L. Wollenberg UPI

As player: 4x NBA All Star NBA Hall of Fame As coach: 1× NBA All-Star Game Coach (1997)

Paul Douglas Collins (born July 28, 1951 in Christopher, Illinois) is a retired American basketball player, a former four-time NBA All-Star and head coach of the NBA's Philadelphia 76ers.

Collins enjoyed a successful high school basketball career at Benton High School in Benton, Illinois, under renowned coach Rich Herrin, after which he went on to play for Illinois State University in Normal, Illinois, in 1969.

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