Obama's choice for civil rights chief fails in Senate

Obama's choice for civil rights chief fails in Senate

WASHINGTON, March 5 (UPI) -- The U.S. Senate rejected President Obama's civil rights nominee Wednesday because of criticism over his involvement in the defense of a convicted cop-killer.

John Walsh sworn in as Montana U.S. senator

WASHINGTON, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- U.S. Vice President Joe Biden administered the oath of office Tuesday to former Montana Lt. Gov. John Walsh, a Democrat, as the newest U.S. senator.

Montana governor appoints Lt. Gov. John Walsh to U.S. Senate

WASHINGTON, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- Montana Gov. Steve Bullock appointed Lt. Gov. John Walsh to complete the term of U.S. Sen. Max Baucus, who won confirmation as the new U.S. ambassador to China.

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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013.
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Montana Lt. Gov. Walsh to seek Democratic bid for Baucus' Senate seat

HELENA, Mont., Oct. 3 (UPI) -- Montana Lt. Gov. John Walsh announced Thursday he will seek the Democratic nomination for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by fellow Democrat Max Baucus.
Mass. Gov. Deval Patrick: I'm not running for president

Mass. Gov. Deval Patrick: I'm not running for president

BOSTON, July 17 (UPI) -- Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick said Wednesday he plans to return to private life after he finishes his second term and will not run for U.S. president.

Foreclosures decline in California due to new laws

SACRAMENTO, April 23 (UPI) -- Real estate research firm DataQuick said foreclosure activity in California dropped sharply in the first quarter.

Fla. police officer fired over Trayvon Martin shooting target

PORT CANAVERAL, Fla., April 14 (UPI) -- A Florida city official says he apologized to the family of Trayvon Martin after a police sergeant displayed a shooting target resembling their slain son.

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Lifetime cancels 'America's Most Wanted'

Lifetime cancels 'America's Most Wanted'

NEW YORK, March 31 (UPI) -- Lifetime has canceled "America's Most Wanted," effectively ending the reality series after 25 years, TV Guide Magazine reported.

Sypris upgrades cybertraining system

TAMPA, Fla., Feb. 26 (UPI) -- An upgraded virtual training, modeling and simulation system for cybersecurity professionals has been introduced by Sypris Electronics LLC of Florida.

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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012.
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RTW as a false alarm

RTW as a false alarm

With nods, winks and nudges, Republicans in Michigan assaulted their union member constituents on Tuesday.
ANTHONY HALL, United Press International
Obama weighs in on right-to-work law

Obama weighs in on right-to-work law

LANSING, Mich., Dec. 10 (UPI) -- President Obama entered the right-to-work fray in Michigan, telling Daimler Detroit Diesel workers lawmakers shouldn't be taking away bargaining rights.

Bullock wins Montana governor's race

HELENA, Mont., Nov. 7 (UPI) -- Democrat Steve Bullock won the governor's race in Montana after a tight campaign battle with Republican Rick Hill, election results showed Wednesday.

Housing prices rise in Southern California

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 13 (UPI) -- The housing market turnaround in Southern California is pushing prices higher as the number of foreclosure sales has dropped, real estate analysts said.

'America's Most Wanted' tainted evidence

SPOKANE, Wash., June 9 (UPI) -- A Washington judge said she could declare a mistrial in a murder case in which a hat allegedly worn by a killer was worn by an "America's Most Wanted" actor.
Brown won't return JPMorgan donors' funds

Brown won't return JPMorgan donors' funds

BOSTON, May 15 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. Scott Brown, R-Mass., said he won't return $50,000 in contributions from donors with the giant JPMorgan Chase, prompting criticism from Democrats.
Lifetime picks up 'America's Most Wanted'

Lifetime picks up 'America's Most Wanted'

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 6 (UPI) -- John Walsh says Lifetime will air new episodes of his crime-fighting show "America's Most Wanted," which Fox canceled this year after 24 seasons.

'America's Most Wanted' canceled

LOS ANGELES, May 16 (UPI) -- The Fox television network announced it has canceled its crime-themed reality show "America's Most Wanted" after 24 seasons.

Feds concerned about Colo. marijuana law

DENVER, April 27 (UPI) -- A U.S. prosecutor has warned Colorado officials that proposed changes to the state's medical marijuana law might conflict with federal law.

Super Bowl turns Dallas into party town

DALLAS, Feb. 4 (UPI) -- People with money can party with celebrities during Super Bowl festivities in Dallas but there are lower-budget options too, hospitality industry officials say.

Reforms of crack sentencing take effect

DENVER, Nov. 1 (UPI) -- Federal drug sentencing reforms took effect Monday, but Colorado's U.S. attorney does not expect dramatic changes.

Witness sues over Adam Walsh files

HOLLYWOOD, Fla., June 3 (UPI) -- A lawsuit filed in South Florida demands copies of the investigative reports used to close the Adam Walsh kidnapping and slaying case.
Throwing away the key for sex offenders?

Throwing away the key for sex offenders?

WASHINGTON, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- The U.S. Supreme Court, after hearing argument last week, is set to decide whether the U.S. government has the power to commit indefinitely any federal prisoner who shows signs of being a sexual predator.
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