Tennessee school district sued by parents who say son was beaten

WARTBURG, Tenn., Sept. 3 (UPI) -- A Tennessee couple has sued the Morgan County school district, saying their 5-year-old son was severely beaten by an elementary school principal.

Hospital reconsiders 'Cheat Death' slogan

GASTONIA, N.C., April 8 (UPI) -- The non-profit behind a North Carolina hospital and some medical offices is reconsidering its "Cheat Death" slogan.

Bees trap Texas couple in bathroom

MARION, Texas, May 15 (UPI) -- Texas firefighters said they received a call about hundreds of bees swarming in a house while they were already out on an identical call.

More states want drug testing for welfare

WASHINGTON, March 1 (UPI) -- More U.S. states are considering regulations that would require applicants for welfare to get drug testing or allow random testing of recipients.

NHL: Montreal 3, Pittsburgh 2 (SO)

MONTREAL, Feb. 8 (UPI) -- Tomas Plekanec's wrist shot past Marc-Andre Fleury in the eighth round of a shootout Tuesday lifted the Montreal Canadiens past Pittsburgh 3-2.

NHL: Pittsburgh 8, Buffalo 3

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- Pittsburgh's Evgeni Malkin netted three goals and added two assists Saturday, powering the Penguins to an 8-3 rout of Buffalo.

Jason Williams retires from NBA

MEMPHIS, April 19 (UPI) -- Memphis Grizzlies guard Jason Williams, who holds the franchise assists record, has retired again, now with 12 NBA seasons under his belt, the team said.
Grizzlies' Jason Williams retires

Grizzlies' Jason Williams retires

MEMPHIS, April 18 (UPI) -- Memphis Grizzlies guard Jason Williams said Monday he's retiring after 12 years in the NBA.

NHL: Dallas 5, Chicago 0

DALLAS, March 17 (UPI) -- Kari Lehtonen picked up his second shutout of the season while making 23 saves Thursday, bringing the Dallas Stars a 5-0 win over Chicago.

NHL: Dallas 3, San Jose 2

SAN JOSE, Calif., March 6 (UPI) -- Loui Eriksson and Jason Williams rallied Dallas with third-period goals Saturday and the Stars posted a 3-2 comeback win over San Jose.

NBA: Orlando 93, Atlanta 89

ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 8 (UPI) -- Dwight Howard pumped in 27 points and Vince Carter added 19 points Monday in the Orlando Magic's 93-89 victory over Atlanta.
Magic's Williams to have knee surgery

Magic's Williams to have knee surgery

ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 29 (UPI) -- Orlando Magic guard Jason Williams will miss about four weeks after undergoing arthroscopic knee surgery, the team said Wednesday.
Williams gets another year with Magic

Williams gets another year with Magic

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 3 (UPI) -- Veteran guard Jason Williams is sticking with the Orlando Magic for another year, the NBA club announced Tuesday.

NHL: Detroit 5, Chicago 4

CHICAGO, March 7 (UPI) -- A breakaway goal by Pavel Datsyuk highlighted a five-goal outburst, carrying the Detroit Red Wings to a 5-4 victory over Chicago Sunday.

NHL: San Jose 3, Detroit 2 (SO)

DETROIT, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- Patrick Marleau rifled a shot past Jimmy Howard Thursday, handing San Jose a 3-2 shootout victory over Detroit.
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Jason Williams
Miami Heat guard Jason Williams jumps for a shot against the Detroit Pistons in the first quarter of game two of the Eastern Conference Finals at The Palace of Auburn Hills in Auburn Hills, Mi on May 25, 2006. (UPI Photo/Scott R. Galvin)

Jason Odell Williams is an actor, writer, and director from Columbia, Maryland. He is particularly known for his work on Broadway. Jason received his BA from the University of Virginia and his MFA from the Actors Studio Drama School in New York. Jason currently lives in Manhattan with his wife, actress and singer Charlotte Cohn, and their daughter, Imogen.

As an actor, Jason has appeared on television (All My Children, Guiding Light, "One Life to Live") and in several independent films as well as off-Broadway and regionally at such theatres as Aquila Theatre Co., Studio Theatre in Washington D.C., Baltimore's Centerstage, the Shakespeare Theatre of D.C., the Actors Studio, the Daryl Roth 2 Theatre, the National Shakespeare Company, and the Heritage Repertory Theatre in Virginia. In 2006, in a sold out extended run, Jason played the role Carter in the regional premiere of Neil LaBute's Fat Pig at the Studio Theatre in Washington D.C.

As a writer and director, Jason's work has appeared at the New Jersey Rep, Primary Stages, Roy Arias, Abingdon Theatre, the Star Theatre, Interart Theatre, The Producer's Club, and the historic Ensemble Studio Theatre, among others. In 2002, Jason's first feature-length screenplay, The Danish Play, was optioned by Emerald Oceans Media Group in Denver. Jason directed a short version of his script, which went on to win awards at the 2004 New York Short Film Festival, the 2003 Philadelphia Short Film Festival, and the 2003 Denver Underground Film Festival.

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