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Skydiving company employee killed by injuries from walking into propeller

MIDDLETOWN, Ohio, June 4 (UPI) --The owner of an Ohio skydiving company says his office manager "just made an error" -- a fatal one -- when she walked into a spinning propeller.
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Oklahoma senator undergoing new treatment for prostate cancer

Oklahoma senator undergoing new treatment for prostate cancer

WASHINGTON, Nov. 5 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla., is undergoing evaluation and treatment after a recurrence of prostate cancer, a spokesman said Tuesday.
Most U.S. Founding Fathers were age 40 and younger

Most U.S. Founding Fathers were age 40 and younger

CHICAGO, Aug. 18 (UPI) -- Portraits of the U.S. founding fathers often portray them with white powdered wigs and many think they were older than the young men they were, an expert says.

Research: Chlamydia protein's unusual shape may lead to new treatment

SAN ANTONIO, June 13 (UPI) -- A protein's odd structure could lead to new ways to diagnose and treat chlamydia, University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio scientists said.
Elephants could vanish because of poaching

Elephants could vanish because of poaching

NEW YORK, March 4 (UPI) -- African forest elephants are being poached out of existence with more than 60 percent of them lost to ivory poaching in the last 10 years, conservationists say.

COL BKB: Michigan 91, IUPUI 54

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Nov. 12 (UPI) -- Trey Burke and Glenn Robinson III combined for 43 points Monday and fifth-ranked Michigan breezed to a 91-54 win over IUPUI in a NIT Season Tip-Off game.

Exec says U.S. north needs more oil lines

HOUSTON, Nov. 9 (UPI) -- A U.S. energy company said that while rail shipments of oil from northern U.S. plains states were increasing, there's still a need for oil pipelines.

Gay couple home after sex arrest on cruise

PALM SPRINGS, Calif., March 24 (UPI) -- A California homosexual couple say they were subject to harassment in Dominica after being arrested for allegedly having sex on a cruise ship balcony.

'Adult baby' cleared of disability fraud

WASHINGTON, Calif., Oct. 19 (UPI) -- A California man who lives part-time as a baby with a large crib and high chair says he has been cleared of collecting federal disability fraudulently.
Coburn undergoes prostate cancer surgery

Coburn undergoes prostate cancer surgery

TULSA, Okla., Oct. 11 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla., is expected to recover fully from surgery for early-stage prostate cancer, a spokesman said.

COL BKB: Purdue 103, Alcorn State 48

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind., Nov. 17 (UPI) -- E'Twaun Moore scored 19 points Wednesday and No. 9 Purdue rode a massive first half to a 103-48 crushing of Alcorn State.

Sen. Coburn in hospital for tests

WASHINGTON, July 25 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla., was taken to a Washington hospital Friday for an irregular heartbeat.

Dodgers name Colletti general manager

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 15 (UPI) -- The Los Angeles Dodgers Tuesday named Ned Colletti their new general manager.

Daniels settles in as Rangers' GM

ARLINGTON, Texas, Oct. 5 (UPI) -- Jon Daniels spent his first full day as general manager of the Texas Rangers, Wednesday, officially, at age 28, becoming the youngest GM in baseball.

Showalter, Hart get contract extensions

ARLINGTON, Texas, Jan. 21 (UPI) -- The Texas Rangers Friday extended the contracts of General Manager John Hart and Manager Buck Showalter.
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John Hart (c. 1711 – May 11, 1779) was a Delegate from New Jersey to the Continental Congress and a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence.

Sources disagree as to John Hart's year and place of birth. Some place his birth as early as 1707 in Stonington, Connecticut; others insist that he was born in 1713, and after his parents had moved to Hopewell Township, New Jersey in what was then Hunterdon County (now part of Mercer County). He was the son of Edward Hart, a farmer, public assessor, Justice of the Peace, and leader of a local militia unit during the French and Indian War, and grandson of John Hart, a carpenter who came to Hopewell from Newtown, Long Island. An earlier ancestor was Edward Hart, the clerk for the town of Flushing on Long Island who authored the Flushing Remonstrance on December 27, 1657, considered the first expression of religious freedom in America. John Hart was very closely related to Peter Marsh.

By 1739 John Hart had acquired his own farm near Hopewell, and in 1741 he married Deborah Scudder. The couple would have thirteen children: Sarah, Jesse, Martha, Nathaniel, John, Susannah, Mary, Abagail, Edward, Scudder, a baby girl, Daniel, and Deborah, of whom only Daniel and Deborah were still minor children at John Hart's death in 1779. Deborah Hart predeceased her husband, dying October 8, 1776.

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