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'Killing Lincoln' to debut on Presidents' Day weekend

WASHINGTON, Jan. 25 (UPI) -- America's National Geographic Channel says it has set a Feb. 17 airdate for its first original scripted drama, "Killing Lincoln."
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Hanks to narrate NatGeo Lincoln program

Hanks to narrate NatGeo Lincoln program

WASHINGTON, Sept. 13 (UPI) -- National Geographic Channel says Hollywood actor Tom Hanks is to be the on-camera narrator for its upcoming "Killing Lincoln" program.

2 snowmobilers die in Utah avalanche

PROVIDENCE, Utah, Dec. 24 (UPI) -- An avalanche in Utah Wednesday overtook two experienced mountain snowmobilers, killing the longtime friends, authorities said.

Democratic W.Va. Gov. Manchin re-elected

CHARLESTON, W.Va., Nov. 4 (UPI) -- West Virginia Gov. Joe Manchin was re-elected Tuesday, defeating Republican legislator Russ Weeks and Mountain Party nominee Jesse Johnson, results indicated.
McKinney named Green Party candidate

McKinney named Green Party candidate

CHICAGO, July 12 (UPI) -- Delegates to the Green Party's national convention in Chicago Saturday picked former Rep. Cynthia McKinney, D-Ga., as their presidential nominee.

The Time extends Las Vegas reunion

LAS VEGAS, May 24 (UPI) -- The funk group, The Time, is extending its run of reunion performances in Las Vegas after 15 years apart, Billboard reports.

Teen who bit off cop's lip recaptured

CHICAGO, Jan. 3 (UPI) -- A Chicago teen who assaulted multiple police officers, biting one man's lip off while handcuffed and escaping custody, has been recaptured.

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

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