UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014

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Former N.J. Gov. McGreevey owes no alimony

Former N.J. Gov. McGreevey owes no alimony

ELIZABETH, N.J., Aug. 8 (UPI) -- A judge declared the marriage of former New Jersey Gov. James McGreevey at an end Friday and ruled McGreevey owes his ex-wife no alimony.

McGreeveys fight over daughter's party

ELIZABETH, N.J., Nov. 29 (UPI) -- A New Jersey judge has ruled the daughter of former Gov. James McGreevey may attend the elaborate 6th birthday celebration her father is planning.

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McGreevey attacks wife in letter to court

ELIZABETH, N.J., June 14 (UPI) -- The nasty marital split between former New Jersey Gov. James McGreevey and his second wife has become even nastier.

Gay ex-governor mulls ministry

NEW YORK, May 3 (UPI) -- James McGreevey, who gave up the New Jersey governorship and sank his marriage when he came out as a gay, is now moving to become an Episcopal priest.

Ex-gov. agrees to temporary joint custody

ELIZABETH, N.J., April 27 (UPI) -- Former New Jersey Gov. James McGreevey, who resigned after announcing he is gay, Friday agreed with his wife to share custody of their daughter.

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Ex-gov of N.J. now teaching ethics

UNION, N.J., April 19 (UPI) -- Former New Jersey Gov. James McGreevey, who resigned under a cloud, has a job teaching law, ethics and leadership at a state college.

N.J. governor may need months to recover

NEWARK, N.J., April 13 (UPI) -- New Jersey Gov. Jon Corzine could be unable to walk for months after a car crash on the Garden State Parkway, doctors said Friday.

Former N.J. senate president gets 3 years

NEWARK, N.J., Dec. 19 (UPI) -- Former New Jersey Senate President John Lynch was sentenced Tuesday to 39 months in federal prison for taking payoffs. U.S. District Judge Stanley Chesler imposed a sentence close to the maximum possible under federal guidelines, the New York Times report

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Today is Saturday, Aug. 12, the 224th day of 2006 with 141 to follow.
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Political scandals touch state races

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 16 (UPI) -- Political scandals are making ethics a top campaign issue in nearly a dozen states.
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James McGreevey
New Jersey Governor James McGreevey (left) with New York's Mayor Bloomberg and Governor Pataki on July 4th 2004. McGreevey announced on Aug. 12, 2004 his resignation from office and that he had a extramarital affair with another man. McGreevey resignation becomes effective on Nov. 15, 2004 (UPI Photo/Ezio Petersen)

James Edward "Jim" McGreevey (born August 6, 1957) is an American Democratic politician. He served as the 52nd Governor of New Jersey from January 15, 2002, until he resigned from office at 11:59 p.m. on November 15, 2004. His term was set to expire on January 17, 2006. On the afternoon of August 12, 2004, McGreevey coupled the announcement of his decision to resign with a public declaration of his homosexuality and an admission to having had an extramarital affair with a man, Golan Cipel, an Israeli citizen and veteran of the Israeli Defense Forces, whom McGreevey appointed New Jersey homeland security adviser. Cipel, who had joined the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1994 as Chief Information Officer at the Consulate General of Israel in New York, subsequently left the United States and returned to Israel after their affair was revealed. McGreevey was the first and, to date, the only openly gay state governor in United States history.

Since leaving the governorship, McGreevey has attended the General Theological Seminary in New York City to obtain his Master of Divinity degree, a requirement to becoming an Episcopal priest. He volunteers service through Exodus Transitional Community to former prisoners seeking rehabilitation at the Church of Living Hope in Harlem, New York.

James McGreevey was born in Jersey City, New Jersey, to Irish Catholic parents and grew up in nearby Carteret. There he attended St. Joseph Elementary School, and St. Joseph High School in Metuchen. He attended The Catholic University of America before graduating from Columbia University in 1978. He earned a law degree from the Georgetown University Law Center in 1981 and a master's degree in education from Harvard University in 1982. He also attended a diploma program in law at the London School of Economics.

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