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Des Moines animal control officers capture loose goat

DES MOINES, Iowa, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- Animal authorities in Iowa said they are trying to determine the origins of a goat found wandering a Des Moines neighborhood.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Monday, May 27, 2013.
By United Press International
Carbon dioxide levels in atmosphere top symbolic level

Carbon dioxide levels in atmosphere top symbolic level

WASHINGTON, May 10 (UPI) -- The level of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere has surpassed 400 parts per million for the first time in human history, a U.S. climate laboratory says.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Sunday, May 27, 2012.
By United Press International

Ozone hole over Antarctica measured

BOULDER, Colo., Oct. 20 (UPI) -- NASA says its monitoring of ozone holes in the atmosphere over the North and South poles found a significant hole remaining over Antarctica.
NFL: New York Giants 21, Pittsburgh 14

NFL: New York Giants 21, Pittsburgh 14

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 26 (UPI) -- The New York Giants' defense had four interceptions, five sacks, forced two fumbles and recorded a safety Sunday in a 21-14 victory over Pittsburgh.

Former boxer admits to killing

LOS ANGELES, March 28 (UPI) -- Former boxer James Butler Jr. reportedly has admitted to killing sportswriter Sam Kellerman in 2004 and torching his Hollywood apartment.

Nano World: Diamond-nanotube composites

NEW YORK, Sept. 6 (UPI) -- A novel hybrid material composed of diamond and carbon nanotubes could find use in everything from biological weapons detectors to flat panel displays, experts told UPI's Nano World.
CHARLES Q. CHOI

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PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Of Human Interest: News-lite

The western good guy, the cowboy in the white hat made famous by Owen Wister's 1902 book "The Virginian," turns a century old this month. James Butler, a La Salle University professor of English and Wister scholar calls Wister the "Kipling of the American
ELLEN BECK, United Press International

Middleweight Butler suspended

ALBANY, N.Y., Nov. 27 (UPI) -- Middleweight James Butler was suspended indefinitely by the New York State Athletic Commission on Tuesday for punching Richard Grant after a Nov. 23 fight.
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Dallas Cowboys Jason Whitten (82) makes one of his six receptions as New York Giants James Butler closes in on September 9, 2007 at Texas Stadium in Irving, Texas. (UPI Photo/Ian Halperin)
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James Oscar Butler, Jr. (born September 7, 1982 in Climax, Georgia) is an American football safety for the St. Louis Rams of the National Football League. He was signed by the New York Giants as an undrafted free agent in 2005. He played college football at Georgia Tech. Butler earned a Super Bowl ring with the Giants in Super Bowl XLII.

Butler was a four-year letterman at Bainbridge High School in Bainbridge, Georgia, where he was the state champion in the triple jump as a sophomore. He was Class 5A honorable mention All-State selection as well as First-team All-Region and All-South Georgia. He had 69 tackles and two interceptions as a senior, following 54 tackles and four interceptions as a junior.

Butler was an American football free safety at Georgia Tech from 2001 to 2004. He was undrafted despite his highly decorated collegiate career. While at Georgia Tech, he majored in Building Construction. Butler, in four years, totaled 204 tackles, seven interceptions, ten pass breakups, four forced fumbles and blocked two field goals in his final two years as a starter at Georgia Tech, recorded 240 tackles in his career with the Yellow Jackets, was a semifinalist for the Jim Thorpe Award as the nation’s top defensive back as a senior in 2004, when he was named First-team All-ACC for the second straight season, was second on the team with 85 tackles along with two interceptions, four pass breakups, a forced fumble and a blocked field goal, was also named to the ACC All-Academic team for the second straight year. The most notable performance of Butler's career was in 2004 when Georgia Tech's defense held Maryland to only 81 yards of total offense.

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