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National Guardsmen admit armed robbery

NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 18 (UPI) -- Two Louisiana National Guard soldiers in New Orleans have admitted committing armed robbery, military officials said.

Plan to get New Orleans courts moving

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Wizards' Jordan signs 3-year extension

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Free agent Jeffries weighing his options

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Report: NBA fines Eddie Jordan

NEW YORK, May 24 (UPI) -- An NBA spokesman has confirmed that Washington Wizards Coach Eddie Jordan was fined $25,000 for criticizing game officials last month.

Jordan rumored returning to Kings

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Louisiana starts levee failure probe

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Prosecutor wants to rehire fired workers

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Jury finds black prosecutor discriminated

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NBA: Washington 95, New Jersey 68

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NBA: Philadelphia 116, Washington 114 (OT)

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Eddie Jordan hospitalized for 2-3 days

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Eddie Jordan
BRP2000012502 - 25 JANUARY 2000 - BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA, USA: U.S. Attorney Eddie Jordan, Jr., Eastern District of Louisiana in New Orleans, says he is pleased with the opening arguments in the federal corruption trial of former Gov. Edwin Edwards and others. rg/jt/James Terry UPI

Edmund "Eddie" Jordan (born March 30, 1948) is the founder and former owner of Jordan Grand Prix, a Formula One constructor which operated from 1991 to 2005. He is currently a pundit for the F1 coverage on the BBC alongside David Coulthard.

Born in Ireland in 1948, Jordan grew up in Bray, County Wicklow, and was educated at Synge Street Christian Brothers School in Central Dublin.

Intending to become a dentist, he ended up working for the Bank of Ireland as a clerk. During a strike in Dublin, he went on holiday to the island of Jersey, where he witnessed and took part in kart racing for the first.

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