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Couple take advice on cross-country trip

DALLAS, April 16 (UPI) -- A couple who set off on a cross-country trek in Florida said their website allows family, friends and fans to help them pick upcoming destinations.
Physicists discover 'Higgs-like' particle

Physicists discover 'Higgs-like' particle

GENEVA, Switzerland, July 4 (UPI) -- Physicists in Switzerland said Wednesday they discovered a subatomic particle that could be key to understanding why elementary particles have mass.

'Gunfight' wounding was repeat incident

HILL CITY, S.D., June 20 (UPI) -- The wounding of tourists watching a Wild West gunfight re-enactment in South Dakota was similar to an incident in the same town a decade ago, officials said.

Three injured in staged S.D. shootout

RAPID CITY, S.D., June 18 (UPI) -- Three bystanders were injured during a staged Western-style shootout attraction in Hill City, S.D., police said.

Canada beats USA to win team competition

SCARBOROUGH, Ontario, July 29 (UPI) -- An eight-man team from Canada won the Canadian Tour's International Team Matches Tuesday, defending its title with a 37-point victory over the United States.

18 FIU players suspended after brawl

MIAMI, Oct. 16 (UPI) -- Florida International University has announced 18 football players have been suspended for their involvement in a fight with University of Miami players.

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School rules battle skimpy prom dresses

INDIANAPOLIS, May 9 (UPI) -- High schools are adopting dress codes to combat the sexy clothing that America's teenagers favor as the prom season gets under way.

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Cornet player Nick LaRocca was born this day in 1889 in New Orleans. He was instrumental in forming the Original Dixieland Jazz Band, which played Chicago in 1916 and was a hit in New York a year later.
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Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Vibraphonist Red Norvo was born this day in 1908 in Beardstown, Ill. During the early 1950s, Norvo led an outstanding West Coast jazz trio with guitarist Tal Farlow and bassist Charles Mingus.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Trumpeter and singer Taft Jordan was born this day in 1915 in Florence, S.C. The Chick Webb, Duke Ellington and Benny Goodman sideman died in New York in 1981.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Trombonist Wilbur DeParis was born this day in 1900 in Crawfordsville, Ind. He began his musical career around age 12, playing in tent shows and carnival bands. He had several bands of his own, including his "New" New Orleans Band, formed in 1947, after t
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

, Dec. 25 (UPI) -- Multi-instrumentalist and bandleader Edward "Kid" Ory was born this date in 1886 in La Place, La. In 1919, in California, he recorded the first-ever titles by an all-black jazz band.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Jazz Condition -- UPI Arts & Entertainment

The world of jazz in 2002 was one of advancements, losses and puzzles.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Pianist and trumpet player Joe Bushkin was born this day in 1916 in New York.
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John Ellis Bush, the youngest son of Florida Governor Jeb Bush and nephew to President Bush has been arrested and charged with public intoxication and resisting arrest in Austin, Texas on Sept. 16, 2005. (UPI Photo/Chris Carson/Austin Police Department)
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