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School board sued for removing players who complained about hazing

MIURFREESBORO, Tenn., Sept. 19 (UPI) -- A Tennessee family has sued a school board claiming their daughters were kicked off a high school girl's volleyball team because they complained about hazing.

Utah church shooting victim identified

OGDEN, Utah, June 17 (UPI) -- Police have identified the victim of Sunday's shooting in a Roman Catholic church in Utah as James Evans; his son-in-law was charged with the crime.

5 women on way to bridal shower perish in limo fire

FOSTER CITY, Calif., May 5 (UPI) -- A limousine caught fire while crossing a bridge in the San Francisco Bay Area, killing five women and injuring four on their way to a bridal party, police said.

'Knowledge about knowledge' in study

CHICAGO, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- U.S. researchers say computational tools to scrutinize how knowledge was and is created could transform the process of research.
Tom Hanks developing series for HBO

Tom Hanks developing series for HBO

HOLLYWOOD, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- Veteran U.S. star Tom Hanks is in the development phase of a new comedy series for HBO about college athletes, the network said.

Man charged in baby abandonment

CHICAGO, May 15 (UPI) -- A man with a record of 40 arrests has been charged with abandoning his 9-month-old son on the steps of the Archdiocese of Chicago, police said.

Spinal muscular atrophy genetic test urged

BETHESDA, Md., Dec. 10 (UPI) -- The American College of Medical Genetics says a genetic test for spinal muscular atrophy should be offered to all couples.
Windsor mayor demands Drudge apology

Windsor mayor demands Drudge apology

LONDON, May 2 (UPI) -- The mayor of Windsor and Maidenhead in England is demanding U.S. blogger Matt Drudge apologize for revealing Prince Harry's deployment to Afghanistan.

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New dating service offers DNA matching

BOSTON, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- A new on-line dating service available in the Boston area promises to find customers matches with good chemistry by testing their DNA.

Jena Six T-shirt at heart of new lawsuit

MURFREESBORO, Tenn., Oct. 10 (UPI) -- A mother in Smyrna, Tenn., has filed a lawsuit on behalf of her daughter, who was forced to remove a T-shirt supporting the so-called Jena Six.

Person of interest in Ore's Wilberger case

COVALLIS, Ore., Sept. 30 (UPI) -- Another 'person of interest' was named Thursday in the disappearance of a young woman near the Oregon State University campus.
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