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UPI Almanac for Saturday, March 10, 2012.
By United Press International

Spitzer call girl to open undies shop

RED BANK, N.J., Feb. 25 (UPI) -- Ashley Dupre, the "escort" whose relationship with New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer made her notorious, plans to sell lingerie on the Jersey Shore.
CNN cancels Spitzer program

CNN cancels Spitzer program

ATLANTA, July 6 (UPI) -- U.S. cable network CNN says it has canceled "In the Arena with Eliot Spitzer" and will fill its timeslot with Anderson Cooper's "AC360" starting next month.

Parker leaves CNN's 'Parker Spitzer'

ATLANTA, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- Kathleen Parker announced Friday she is leaving the U.S. nightly program "Parker Spitzer" after five months because she wants to devote more time to writing.
Baldwin still mulling political career

Baldwin still mulling political career

NEW YORK, Jan. 5 (UPI) -- U.S. television star Alec Baldwin says he is "very, very interested" in a career in politics, but not quite ready to give up acting yet to pursue it.
Sen. Graham wants permanent Afghan bases

Sen. Graham wants permanent Afghan bases

WASHINGTON, Dec. 3 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., said Friday permanent bases in Afghanistan would help keep the country out of the hands of the Taliban.
'Client 9,' 'Superman' up for best doc

'Client 9,' 'Superman' up for best doc

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 3 (UPI) -- "Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer" and "Waiting for Superman" are among the films nominated for best documentary by the Producers Guild of America.
15 documentaries in the race for Oscar

15 documentaries in the race for Oscar

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Nov. 18 (UPI) -- The list of Oscar-eligible feature-length documentaries has been pared to 15, The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences said in Beverly Hills, Calif.

CNN betting big on 'Parker Spitzer'

HOLLYWOOD, Sept. 25 (UPI) -- New CNN President Ken Jautz says he plans to improve prime-time ratings with programming that is "compelling and engaging, (and) sometimes more fun."
Spitzer, Parker to host new CNN program

Spitzer, Parker to host new CNN program

NEW YORK, June 23 (UPI) -- CNN says it plans to start up a new U.S. nightly news and events discussion program with Eliot Spitzer and Kathleen Parker serving as hosts.

Book: Spitzer may have been suicidal

NEW YORK, March 5 (UPI) -- A close adviser to former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer says in a new book the ex-official's friends put him on a suicide watch following his resignation.
Paterson to run for N.Y. governor

Paterson to run for N.Y. governor

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y., Feb. 20 (UPI) -- New York Gov. David Paterson, defying "so many people … saying I shouldn't run for governor," Saturday said he would seek election to a full term in office.

Watercooler Stories

Former sex worker enters N.Y. gov. race … N.Y. seminary employee alleges boss stinks … Woman crawls under tracks to leave home … Police: Man lied to hide act of charity … Watercooler stories from UPI.
Former sex worker enters N.Y. gov. race

Former sex worker enters N.Y. gov. race

NEW YORK, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- Former sex worker Kristin Davis, dubbed the "Manhattan Madam," said she intends to run as a Libertarian in the race for governor of New York.
Spitzer may run for N.Y. comptroller

Spitzer may run for N.Y. comptroller

ALBANY, N.Y., Dec. 10 (UPI) -- Disgraced former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer is considering another run for statewide office, this time for comptroller, the New York Post reported Thursday.
Scandal-ridden Spitzer gives ethics talk

Scandal-ridden Spitzer gives ethics talk

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Nov. 13 (UPI) -- Former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer, in an ethics talk Thursday at Harvard University, tried to avoid talking about the scandal that brought him down.

Obama reportedly asks Paterson not to run

ALBANY, N.Y., Sept. 20 (UPI) -- President Obama has asked New York Gov. David Paterson to drop his candidacy in next year's election, sources tell The New York Times.
Eliot Spitzer thinking about comeback?

Eliot Spitzer thinking about comeback?

NEW YORK, Sept. 1 (UPI) -- Former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer, who resigned amid scandal last year, is thinking about getting back into politics, unnamed sources told the New York Post.
Poll finds New York governor is unpopular

Poll finds New York governor is unpopular

NEW YORK, June 10 (UPI) -- A new poll indicates New York Gov. David Paterson is less popular than his predecessor Eliot Spitzer who resigned in disgrace for seeing a prostitute.

Probation for Spitzer's escort booker

NEW YORK, June 2 (UPI) -- Former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer patronized many prostitutes, a lawyer for the woman who says she arranged his trysts said.
Paterson approval shrinks to 19 percent

Paterson approval shrinks to 19 percent

NEW YORK, May 4 (UPI) -- New York Gov. David Paterson's job approval has sunk to 19 percent, seven points lower than a month earlier, The Marist Poll indicated Monday.
Spitzer remorseful speaking about scandal

Spitzer remorseful speaking about scandal

NEW YORK, April 6 (UPI) -- Former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer said Monday his use of a call-girl service was an "egregious violation" against his family and his entire state.
Lauer lands Spitzer interview

Lauer lands Spitzer interview

NEW YORK, April 3 (UPI) -- Former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer has agreed to give a live broadcast interview -- his first since his resignation -- to Matt Lauer, NBC said Friday.

Sources: Alex Rodriguez dated madam

NEW YORK, March 22 (UPI) -- New York Yankees player Alex Rodriguez once dated a woman who allegedly provided call girls for former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer, sources claim.
Spitzer talks about AIG in interview

Spitzer talks about AIG in interview

NEW YORK, March 20 (UPI) -- Former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer feels he still has a public duty to discuss issues he cares and knows about even though he resigned in disgrace, he told CNN.
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