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Toronto uproar over black school proposal

TORONTO, Feb. 6 (UPI) -- Toronto police were investigating Wednesday threats shouted at city school board members debating the creation of a school program for blacks.

Iridium Satellite military traffic up

BETHESDA, Md., Nov. 2 (UPI) -- Maryland-based Iridium Satellite announced that its military sector business is showing continued growth as a result of increased Defense Department traffic.

Glidemaster's owner, driver honored

HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 11 (UPI) -- The United States Harness Writers Association recognized trotting Triple Crown winner Glidemaster by honoring his owner and driver.

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Florida student sues college for slander

TAMPA, Fla., Nov. 1 (UPI) -- University of Tampa student Andrea Knight is suing her teacher and school for slander, saying a "kangaroo court" decided she was guilty of plagiarism. Knight says she wasn't allowed to defend herself.

'Minuteman' gears up for Calif. election

IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 5 (UPI) -- The California co-founder of the Minuteman Project of armed citizen border patrols stepped up campaigning Monday for a special congressional election.

Air Pacific cuts fares by 30 percent

SUVA, Fiji, March 24 (UPI) -- Air Pacific, the national carrier of the island country of Fiji, has cut fares by 30 percent to Australia, New Zealand and other South Pacific destinations.

Rock News: Music's high and low notes

Judge William Leven has found Lou Pearlman and Transcontinental Records in contempt of court for ignoring a previous court order to produce documents relating to royalty payments.
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

Report: Legal doubts about Calif. tax plan

SACRAMENTO, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- Governor Gray Davis' plan to cut California's gaping budget deficit by raising taxes more than $8 billion may have hit a major roadblock in the form of a legal opinion that determined a large portion of the new revenues would have to be diverted into educ

Budget woes color statehouse debates

DENVER, Dec. 30 (UPI) -- State lawmakers nationwide will have their work cut out for them when they return to work come January facing the daunting task of tackling budget deficits that total more than $17 billion. Solving the spate of budget crises topped the list of 10 legislat

Analysis: Immortality and mortality

The noted economist, Julian Simon, once quipped: "Because we can expect future generations to be richer than we are, no matter what we do about resources, asking us to refrain from using resources now so that future generations can have them later is like
SAM VAKNIN, UPI Senior Business Correspondent

Analysis: The roller coaster market

Volatility is considered the most accurate measure of risk and, by extension, of return, its flip side. The higher the volatility, the higher the risk -- and the reward. That volatility increases in the transition from bull to bear markets seems to suppor
SAM VAKNIN, UPI Senior Business Correspondent

Chip Chip Hooray wins Hambletonian

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Aug. 3 (UPI) -- Chip Chip Hooray made a well-timed move around the final turn and edged Like a Prayer by a neck Saturday to capture the Hambletonian, harness racing's most pres

Analysis: 1929 - lessons and parallels-II

SKOPJE, Macedonia, July 31 (UPI) -- In 1929 everyone was duped. The rich were impoverished overnight. This is Part 2 of a look back at the 1929 crash, drawing parallels as appropriate with recent events. Part 1 ran Tuesday.
SAM VAKNIN, UPI Senior Business Correspondent

Analysis: The friendly trend

SKOPJE, Macedonia, July 9 (UPI) -- Technical analysts have flourished and waned in line with the stock exchange bubble. They and their multi-colored charts regularly graced CNBC, the CNN and other market-driving channels. "The Economist" found that many successful fund managers have regula
SAM VAKNIN, UPI Senior Business Correspondent
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