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Gov. Jindal pulls Louisiana out of Common Core

Gov. Jindal pulls Louisiana out of Common Core

BATON ROUGE, La., June 18 (UPI) --A top Louisiana school official accused Gov. Bobby Jindal of playing politics Wednesday after the governor said he is pulling the state out of the Common Core.
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Michigan pastor sentenced to 56-85 years for killing neighbor

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich., April 18 (UPI) -- The pastor of a Mount Pleasant, Mich., church was sentenced to 56 to 85 years in prison for killing a neighbor about whom he said he'd had a sexual fantasy.

Oil pipeline planned for West Texas

HOUSTON, April 16 (UPI) -- A planned 20-inch crude oil pipeline will move crude oil more than 300 miles across parts of Texas, Plains All American Pipeline announced.

Denver police: Camping ban gently enforced

DENVER, May 29 (UPI) -- Denver police will use arrest as the "last option" when enforcing a ban on camping by the homeless that took effect Tuesday, a spokesman said.

Sewage fouls Canadian harbor

CHARLOTTETOWN HARBOR, Prince Edward Island, July 24 (UPI) -- A fifth overflow of sewage into Prince Edward Island's Charlottetown Harbor has caused parts of Canada's West and North rivers to be closed to shellfishing.

Police shoot, kill man holding fake gun

DENVER, June 28 (UPI) -- Denver police say they shot and killed a man who allegedly pulled a replica handgun on them.

Tape used on students at Maryland schools

UPPER MARLBORO, Md., March 6 (UPI) -- Up to eight students at two elementary schools in Prince George's County, Md., had their mouths taped shut by staff members, officials say.

Foul play ruled out in Denver hotel death

DENVER, Aug. 14 (UPI) -- Officials say they doubt that cyanide in a Denver hotel room where a man was found dead might be connected to a terror plot ahead of the Democratic Convention.

Charles honored with Ga. statue memorial

ALBANY, Ga., Dec. 8 (UPI) -- Ray Charles was honored recently in his hometown of Albany, Ga., where a bronze statue of the famed musician was unveiled for the first time.

New Mexican pecans rival those in Texas

LAS CRUCES, N.M., Oct. 29 (UPI) -- Determining the U.S. state with the No. 1 pecan crop depends on how you rank output and how important you think a statistical asterisk is.

Broncos receiver Marshall gets DUI ticket

DENVER, Oct. 23 (UPI) -- Denver Broncos wide receiver Brandon Marshall faces a driving under the influence charge.

Calif. eases gas standard to reduce price

SACRAMENTO, Sept. 10 (UPI) -- The California Air Resources Board has eased gasoline evaporation standards in an effort to keep prices down.

NAACP invites Fox to heal rift

WASHINGTON, May 24 (UPI) -- The NAACP invited Mexican President Vicente Fox to speak at its annual convention after he made remarks some interpret as racist.

Outsourcing Partnership changes name

NEW YORK, Dec. 2 (UPI) -- The Outsourcing Partnership of New York said Thursday it has changed its name to Accume Partners.

Denver police look for missing police car

DENVER, Nov. 30 (UPI) -- Denver police are asking the public to help find a missing unmarked police car, stolen outside an officer's home.
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John White was the son and heir of Thomas White of Tuxford and Wallingwells and his wife Bridget. He succeeded to his father’s estates at the age of 33 in 1732. A portrait of him as a young man show him as being handsome, and similar in looks to Prince Charles Edward Stuart (Bonnie Prince Charlie).

John was a highly influential politician in his day. He was elected MP for East Retford in 1734, a seat he held until 1761. He was strongly Whig in his outlook and a staunch supporter of Henry Pelham and the Duke of Newcastle, who were the Prime Ministers between 1744 and 1756. In particular he exercised great influence over the Duke of Newcastle, who was a close friend of both John and his late father, Thomas.

Each season John would travel in great state to London in a coach and six, attended by a throng of servants and outriders. The park at Wallingwells was well stocked with deer and its ponds teaming with fish.

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