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Report rethinks housing support

WASHINGTON, March 1 (UPI) -- A report from a bipartisan think tank said the U.S government should slowly back out of supporting the housing market as extensively as it does now.
Data disinters Durbin amendment debate

Data disinters Durbin amendment debate

WASHINGTON, May 2 (UPI) -- Six months after a new cap on debit-card "swipe fees" was put into effect, average fees have dropped, the U.S. Federal Reserve said.
Insurers feel left out of bailout

Insurers feel left out of bailout

WASHINGTON, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- American Council of Life Insurers President Frank Keating said the U.S. government's bailout plans had left the insurance industry out in the cold.
Armey: Cheney misled me on Iraq

Armey: Cheney misled me on Iraq

WASHINGTON, Sept. 16 (UPI) -- Vice President Dick Cheney gave former House Majority Leader Dick Armey misleading information to win his support for the U.S. invasion of Iraq, a book says.

The Almanac

Today is Thursday, June 16, the 167th day of 2005 with 198 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Wednesday, June 16, the 168th day of 2004 with 198 to follow.
By United Press International

The power of two words

DALLAS, July 14 (UPI) -- The Gospel of John, in the New Testament, begins, "In the beginning was the Word." Rudyard Kipling wrote, "Words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by
MERRIE SPAETH

Keating to quit Catholic Church panel

LOS ANGELES, June 15 (UPI) -- Former Oklahoma Gov. Frank Keating will resign as head of the Roman Catholic Church's U.S. sexual abuse oversight panel. The L.A. Times reported Sunday Keating incurred the wrath of Catholic leaders last week when he compared some Catholic bishops to "La

Keating to quit Catholic Church panel

LOS ANGELES, June 15 (UPI) -- Former Oklahoma Gov. Frank Keating will resign as head of the Roman Catholic Church's U.S. sexual abuse oversight panel, the L.A. Times reported Sunday.

Rift widens in scandal aftermath

LOS ANGELES, June 13 (UPI) -- A serious split at the senior level of the U.S. Roman Catholic Church appeared to be widening Friday.

Think tanks wrap-up

WASHINGTON, May 12 (UPI) -- The UPI think tank wrap-up is a daily digest covering opinion pieces, reactions to recent news events and position statements released by various think tanks. This is the first of several wrap-ups for May 12. Contents: TOPOFF 2 wargame; Kerry's point on C

Six governors take office

Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich Monday took office as the state's 40th chief executive and first Democratic governor in 26 years promising to end business as usua
AL SWANSON, United Press International

Okla. governor stays execution

OKLAHOMA CITY, Jan. 7 (UPI) -- Outgoing Oklahoma Gov. Frank Keating Tuesday stayed next week's scheduled execution of Bobby Joe Fields to allow more time to review a new clemency recommendation for the convicted killer.

Okla. governor stays execution

OKLAHOMA CITY, Jan. 7 (UPI) -- Outgoing Oklahoma Gov. Frank Keating Tuesday stayed next week's execution of Bobby Joe Fields to allow more time to review a new clemency recommendation. The Ok
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Former Governor Frank Keating, who is now the President and CEO of the American Council of the Life Insurers speaks at the National Press Club on January 20, 2004 in Washington. Keating discussed the impending problems of America's baby boomers who are not saving enough, and the ramifications that will have on the country..(UPI Photo/Michael Kleinfeld)
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Francis Anthony "Frank" Keating (born February 10, 1944) is an American politician from Oklahoma. Keating served as the 25th Governor of Oklahoma. His first term began in 1995 and ended in 1999. Keating won reelection to a second term, which ended in 2003.

As of 2009, Keating is the third Governor in Oklahoma history to hold consecutive terms and the only Republican to accomplish that feat.

Francis Anthony Keating was born on February 10, 1944 in St. Louis, Missouri but before Keating was six months old his family moved to Oklahoma and settled in Tulsa. A devout Roman Catholic, Keating attended Cascia Hall Preparatory School in Tulsa, graduating in 1962. Keating was accepted to Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. where he became a member of the Philodemic Society. He would go on to receive his Bachelor of Arts degree in History in 1966. After receiving his degree, Keating returned to Oklahoma to further his education. He received a Juris Doctorate from the University of Oklahoma College of Law in 1969.

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