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Fire-fighting planes grounded after crash

RIVERSIDE, Calif., Sept. 18 (UPI) -- Air tankers being used to battle the Butler 2 Fire in California were temporarily grounded after one of the planes was forced to make an emergency landing.

Homegrown terrorists cause FBI focus shift

WASHINGTON, June 3 (UPI) -- Terrorists, such as those who allegedly plotted to attack JFK Airport in New York, are harder to discover because they are free-lancers, an FBI official says.

Homegrown terror a threat in United States

WASHINGTON, May 14 (UPI) -- A terrorist plot to attack Fort Dix in New Jersey was part of a trend of U.S.-based Islamic terror groups that have no ties to al-Qaida, officials said

FBI has new phone records rules

WASHINGTON, March 20 (UPI) -- The FBI has issued new rules for its agents to obtain telephone records pertaining to investigations of U.S. residents.

FBI losing fewer weapons and laptops

WASHINGTON, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- A U.S. federal audit shows the FBI is losing fewer weapons and laptop computers but at least 10 of the computers missing contained classified information.

Watercooler Stories

Warm weather brings rats out in Norway... Nothing like a mortgage for happiness... Seattle named USA's most literate... Counterfeiters like Illinois doughnut shop... Watercooler stories from UPI.
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Seattle named USA's most literate

SEATTLE, Dec. 12 (UPI) -- Seattle and Minneapolis top a rating system determining "America's Most Literate Cities."

No charges for Billy the Kid disinterment

PRESCOTT, Ariz., Oct. 24 (UPI) -- Several former local officials from New Mexico will not be prosecuted in Arizona for disinterring one of the men who claimed to be Billy the Kid.

Student data shared with FBI after 9/11

EVANSTON, Ill., Sept. 1 (UPI) -- A Northwestern University student says the U.S. government shared personal information on hundreds of student loan applicants with the FBI after Sept. 11, 2001.

Netflix offers NBC shows before premieres

LOS GATOS, Calif., July 20 (UPI) -- Netflix will offer U.S. subscribers the chance to order episodes of two TV series, "Studio 60 in the Sunset Strip" and "Kidnapped," before their fall debuts. Although DVDs of upcoming shows have been available on the Internet for some time, Netflix is off

Scientists develop 'tricorder' sensor

HOUSTON, July 11 (UPI) -- In an example of science imitating science fiction, U.S. researchers are developing a Star Trek-type sensor to detect bioweapons in sealed packages.

YouTube and NBC partner up

BURBANK, Calif., June 27 (UPI) -- NBC and YouTube have announced a strategic partnership that will allow users of the vid search engine to preview NBC's Fall program lineup.

Jockstrip: The world as we know it

'F Nader' plate too racy for Iowa ... Man charged with selling stolen gas ... Law or no law, Seattle bars still smoking ... New York boy, 16, got Mercedes for sex ... The world as we know it from UPI.
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'F Nader' plate too racy for Iowa

DES MOINES, Iowa, June 1 (UPI) -- A Corvair enthusiast in Iowa who used his license plate to insult Ralph Nader has been told that the "F Nader" message has to go. The Iowa Department of Transportation issued the plate to John Miller five years ago, the Des Moines Register reported. Appar

FBI checked Muslim sites for radioactivity

WASHINGTON, Dec. 24 (UPI) -- The FBI denies it singled out Muslim private sites for radioactivity monitoring, saying it merely was following leads.
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Chicago Cubs manager Dusty Baker (R) shares a laugh with ESPN announcer John Miller before a game against the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on August 27, 2006. (UPI Photo/Bill Greenblatt)
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John Joseph Miller (born February 1, 1934 in Lowell, Massachusetts) is a former American football offensive and defensive lineman in the National Football League for the Washington Redskins and the Green Bay Packers.

Johnny Miller was listed at 6'-5" and 253 lbs as a special team's punt and kick returner, in the Right Tackle position. He also lined up as Tackle, Defensive Tackle, and Defensive End for the Redskins for three seasons.

In 1960, Miller was traded to Vince Lombardi's Green Bay Packers where he played just five games and finished his NFL career.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "John Miller."
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