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Bloomberg makes cameo appearance on 'Saturday Night Live'

NEW YORK, Dec. 22 (UPI) -- Michael R. Bloomberg, whose 12-year tenure as New York City mayor ends Jan. 1, made his debut on NBC's "Saturday Night Live" with jokes about his future.
At year's end: 2013 marked by milestones and horror

At year's end: 2013 marked by milestones and horror

2013 was a year of milestones and horror: the election of a new pope, the birth of a future king and horrific terrorist attacks in Algeria, Kenya and the United States.
MARCELLA KREITER, United Press International

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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013.
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New York says goodbye to former Mayor Koch

NEW YORK, Feb. 4 (UPI) -- Edward Koch, the three-term New York mayor who died at 88 Friday, was remembered Monday as a man who transformed the city, saving it from the brink.

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New York's 'Hizzoner' Edward I. Koch dies

New York's 'Hizzoner' Edward I. Koch dies

NEW YORK, Feb. 1 (UPI) -- Edward Koch, the high-spirited politician who ran New York City for three terms with combative zeal, died Friday, his spokesman said. He was 88.

Former Mayor Koch readmitted to hospital

NEW YORK, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- Former New York Mayor Edward Koch was readmitted to a hospital with a buildup of fluid in his lungs, two days after he had been discharged, his spokesman said.

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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Monday, Dec. 12, 2011.
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Ed Koch undergoes gall bladder surgery

Ed Koch undergoes gall bladder surgery

NEW YORK, July 20 (UPI) -- Former three-term New York Mayor Edward Koch was recuperating Monday after undergoing gall bladder surgery, his spokesman announced.

Ex-Mayor Koch gets Obama get-well call

NEW YORK, June 25 (UPI) -- Former New York Mayor Edward Koch, hospitalized while he recovers from bypass surgery, got a get-well call from President Obama, a spokesman said.

Bloomberg says he will run again if he can

NEW YORK, Oct. 2 (UPI) -- New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg Thursday said he will be a candidate for a third term if the term limits law is changed to allow it.

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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2007.
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Presidential speculation on Bloomberg

NEW YORK, March 26 (UPI) -- Speculation persists that New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is considering a third-party presidential bid, although his spokesman said he's not running.
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Edward Irving "Ed" Koch (born December 12, 1924; pronounced /ˈkɒtʃ/) is an American lawyer, politician, and political commentator who was a United States Congressman from 1969 to 1977, and a three-term Mayor of New York City, from 1978 to 1989. He also became known as a "judge" on the television show The People's Court from 1997 to 1999.

Koch was born in The Bronx, New York City, New York to a Conservative Jewish family residing in Newark, New Jersey, where his father worked at a theater. He enlisted into the United States Army in 1943 where he served as an infantryman with the 104th Infantry Division, landing in Cherbourg, France in September 1944. He earned two Battle Stars as a Combat Infantryman. He was honorably discharged with the rank of Sergeant in 1946. Koch returned to New York City to attend New York University School of Law and received his law degree in 1948.

Koch was the Democratic US Representative from New York's 17th congressional district from January 3, 1969 until January 3, 1973, when after a redistricting he represented New York's 18th congressional district until December 31, 1977, when he resigned to become Mayor of New York City.

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