Companies using illegal clothing donation bins to make profit

Companies using illegal clothing donation bins to make profit

NEW YORK, July 25 (UPI) --Clothing donation bins are popping up around New York City, but officials have warned that charities are not receiving any of the contributions.
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Goodwill Industries legally can pay disabled workers pennies per hour

ROCKVILLE, Md., Aug. 11 (UPI) -- Goodwill Industries legally can pay disabled workers far less than the minimum wage while some of its executives earn six figures, officials said.

Nev. Gov. Gibbons recovering after surgery

RENO, Nev., Sept. 23 (UPI) -- Nevada Gov. Jim Gibbons is in pain but is otherwise recuperating a day after surgery for a fractured pelvis, a spokesman for the governor said Thursday.
Nevada governor injured in fall from horse

Nevada governor injured in fall from horse

RENO, Nev., Sept. 22 (UPI) -- Nevada Gov. Jim Gibbons was recuperating Wednesday after being thrown from a young horse he was helping to break, a spokesman said.

Nev. governor fires campaign manager

LAS VEGAS, Dec. 30 (UPI) -- Nevada Gov. Jim Gibbons, who settled his divorce this week, fired his neophyte campaign manager Wednesday for saying the first lady post is "window dressing."

Nevada governor settles divorce case

RENO, Nev., Dec. 29 (UPI) -- Nevada Gov. Jim Gibbons has agreed to a divorce from his wife Dawn, averting a much-anticipated trial, attorneys say.

Report: Nev. state pilot cut corners

CARSON CITY, Nev., March 11 (UPI) -- A pilot flying Nevada's state plane risked the lives of Gov. Jim Gibbons and others by flying with low fuel, a state hearing officer found.

Nevada cuts funding for Yucca fight

CARSON CITY, Nev., Jan. 23 (UPI) -- Sen. Richard Bryan, D-Nev., says cuts in funding to fight plans for the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste site could result in a resurrection of the project.
Justice Dept. ends probe of Nev. governor

Justice Dept. ends probe of Nev. governor

WASHINGTON, Nov. 3 (UPI) -- The U.S. Justice Department has reportedly cleared Nevada Gov. Jim Gibbons of any wrongdoing after an investigation into the awarding of a military contract.

Governor sued over alleged sex assault try

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 16 (UPI) -- A former Las Vegas cocktail waitress has sued Nevada Gov. Jim Gibbons, claiming that he tried to rape her in a parking garage and arranged a coverup.

Ethics complaint filed against Nevada gov.

CARSON CITY, Nev., July 20 (UPI) -- An ethics complaint has been filed by Democrats against Nevada Gov. Jim Gibbons, legal papers indicate.

U.S. states consider budget shortfalls

WASHINGTON, July 1 (UPI) -- Many U.S. states are looking at a new fiscal year starting July 1 with budget shortfalls and dwindling tax revenues, various sources said.
Nevada governor denies affair claims

Nevada governor denies affair claims

CARSON CITY, Nev., May 28 (UPI) -- Nevada Gov. Jim Gibbons said he is not having an affair, rejecting claims in a newspaper that he is involved with a woman other than his wife.
Nevada to bill widow for Fossett search

Nevada to bill widow for Fossett search

CARSON CITY, Nev., May 1 (UPI) -- Nevada will be sending a bill to the widow of adventurer Steve Fossett for the cost of the unsuccessful search for his missing plane.

Reno scientists warn of further quake risk

RENO, Nev., May 1 (UPI) -- Scientists in Nevada say the region needs to prepare for the possibility of more -- and potentially more serious -- earthquakes.
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Jim Gibbons
WAP2002041802 - WASHINGTON, April 18 (UPI) -Rep. Shelly Berkley (D-NV) listens to Rep. Jim Gibbons (R-NV) testify before a House Energy and Air Quality sub-committee to review President Bush's recommendation to develop a nuclear waste repository at Yucca Mountain. cc/cc/Chris Corder UPI

Jim Gibbons (born September 26, 1936) is a former American football tight end for the NFL Detroit Lions (1958–1968).

Gibbons was born in Chicago, Illinois. He attended the University of Iowa, where he played football with 'Mad Duck' Alex Karras.

Gibbons and Karras went to Detroit as part of the Lions’ 1958 NFL Draft. Drafted in the sixth round by the Cleveland Browns the 6-3, 220 pound tight end was traded immediately to the Lions. Gibbons became one of the Lions’ best offensive stars during the next decade. He earned Pro Bowl honors three-times during his career, after the 1960, 1961 and 1964 seasons. He had a career year in 1964, earning Lion MVP honors, catching 45 passes for 605 yards and 8 touchdowns.

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