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While 'NSync is on hiatus, group member Joey Fatone plans to hit the Great White Way as a cast member of the long-running hit "Rent."
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Celebrities in the news for May 22
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Harris blamed in questioned shooting

GOLDEN, Colo., April 17 (UPI) -- An outside investigation Wednesday blamed Columbine shooter Eric Harris for the slaying of a student outside the Colorado high school during the nation's deadli

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ROSIE BACKS RENO FOR GOVERNOR
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Washington 26, Washington St. 14

SEATTLE, Nov. 17 (UPI) -- Taking advantage of four turnovers, the 14th-ranked Washington Huskies knocked No. 10 Washington State out of the Pac-10 Conference race Saturday with a 26-14 v

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Diamondbacks take day to recoup
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Diamondbacks take day to recoup
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Washington 33, Arizona St. 31

TEMPE, Ariz., Oct. 28 (UPI) -- Washington 33, Arizona St. 31

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Washington 31, Arizona 28

SEATTLE, Oct. 20 (UPI) -- Sophomore Cody Pickett capped a 55-yard drive with a three-yard touchdown run with 13 seconds left Saturday to rally No. 12 Washington to a thrilling 31-28 Pac-

Washington 27, USC 24

SEATTLE, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- John Anderson capped a wild final 5 1/2 minutes with a 32-yard field goal as time expired Saturday, lifting 10th-ranked Washington to a 27-24 victory over Pac-1
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Independent presidential candidate John Anderson makes a point as he addresses a group of Hispanics here 6/28/1980. Anderson said that Ronald Reagan and President Carter are playing politics with their tax cut plans. (UPI Photo/Valerie Hodgson/Files)
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John Anderson (October 20, 1922 – August 7, 1992) was an American actor.

Born in Clayton, John Anderson grew up in Quincy and Adams County. Prior to a prolific acting career, Anderson served in the United States Coast Guard during World War II where he met artist Orazio Fumagalli who became one of his best lifelong friends.

He was known for several roles, including his recurring and best known role in MacGyver as Harry Jackson, MacGyver's grandfather. Earlier work included appearances on many Western series, including The Californians, Gunsmoke (twelve times), Robert Culp's Trackdown, The Rifleman (eleven times), The Virginian (six times), Laramie (five times), The Big Valley in various roles, Outlaws (twice as Simon Shaw), The Rat Patrol (four times, three as the same character), Perry Mason (three times), Overland Trail, The Legend of Jesse James, an eccentric farmer who jealously guards his prize watermelon with a shotgun in "For the Love of Willadean: A Taste of Melon," part of Disney's "Wonderful World of Color," Man Without a Gun, Hawaii Five-O, and The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp as Virgil Earp. He portrayed Franklin D. Roosevelt in the popular TV miniseries Backstairs at the White House (1979). He portrayed the character Kevin Uxbridge in the Star Trek: The Next Generation episode "The Survivors". Anderson played the role of Dr. Herbert Stiles in a series arc of CBS's Dallas.

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