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800 attend immigration reform rally

BOSTON, April 7 (UPI) -- More than 800 immigrants attended a Boston rally held as part of the "Power Up for Citizenship" campaign for immigration reform, officials said.

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Nixon 'blew stack' after tape erasure

YORBA LINDA, Calif., Nov. 11 (UPI) -- Former President Richard Nixon told a grand jury he got furious when he learned 18 1/2 minutes of an Oval Office tape were erased, newly released records show.

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Charity receives donation from Venezuela

BOSTON, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- A Massachusetts charity run by Joseph P. Kennedy II received a heating oil donation from Venezuela.

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Vatican reverses Kennedy annulment

BOSTON, June 21 (UPI) -- The Vatican has reversed the annulment of former U.S. Rep. Joseph P. Kennedy II's marriage, in a victory for his ex-wife.

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Today is Wednesday, Sept. 6, the 249th day of 2006 with 116 to follow.
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Injured woman says Kennedy won't pay bills

HYANNIS, Mass., Aug. 31 (UPI) -- The woman Joseph P. Kennedy II partially paralyzed 32 years ago when he flipped a Jeep says he has stopped paying her bills.

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Today is Monday, Sept. 6, the 250th day of 2004 with 116 to follow.
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Estate of the rich and powerful for sale

POTOMAC, Md., Feb. 14 (UPI) -- A historic riverfront estate in Potomac, Md., that hosted presidents and high society, is for sale for $7 million, the Washington Post reported Saturday.

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Joseph P. Kennedy
Joseph P. Kennedy II, son of the late Sen. Robert F. Kennedy in an October 1985 photo, at age 33. (UPI Photo/Frederick Clow/Files)

Joseph Patrick "Joe" Kennedy, Sr. (September 6, 1888 – November 18, 1969) was a prominent American businessman, investor, and political figure.

Kennedy, an Irish American, was the father of U.S. President John F. Kennedy, United States Attorney General and Senator Robert F. Kennedy, United States Senator Edward M. Kennedy, naval officer Joseph P. Kennedy Jr, Special Olympics co-founder Eunice Kennedy Shriver, and former U.S. Ambassador to Ireland Jean Kennedy Smith; and the grandfather of U.S. Representatives Joseph P. Kennedy II and Patrick J. Kennedy.

He was a leading member of the Democratic Party and of the Irish Catholic community. He was the inaugural Chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), appointed by President Franklin D. Roosevelt (FDR), and later directed the Maritime Commission. Kennedy served as the United States Ambassador to the United Kingdom from 1938 until late 1940, including the early part of World War II.

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