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Florida prosecutor apologizes for 'crack hoes' Facbeook post on Mother's Day

Florida prosecutor apologizes for 'crack hoes' Facbeook post on Mother's Day

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla., May 23 (UPI) --Florida Assistant State Attorney Kenneth Lewis has apologized and called his "crack hoes" Facebook post on Mother's Day a "poor choice of words."
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Judge approves $2.43 billion Bank of America settlement

NEW YORK, May 4 (UPI) -- A federal judge in New York approved a $2.43 billion settlement to end claims Bank of America misled shareholders when it purchased Merrill Lynch & Co.

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Death of Miss. legislator Upshaw probed

MENDENHALL, Miss., March 25 (UPI) -- Authorities were investigating the death of Mississippi state Rep. Jessica Upshaw, whose body was found at a former lawmaker's residence during the weekend,
AIG's dilemma

AIG's dilemma

This only makes sense if you think like a lawyer: Insurance giant American International Group may sue the government for the bailout that saved the company.
ANTHONY HALL, United Press International

Delta tries to block bonus pay vote

ATLANTA, March 7 (UPI) -- U.S. carrier Delta Air Lines is trying to block a vote that would suspend executive bonuses until it funds retired pilots pensions, a letter says.

BofA settles one Merrill Lynch case

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 4 (UPI) -- Bank of America settled one lawsuit and faced another as New York state said it would take bank executives to court over its purchase of Merrill Lynch.

Insider is next Bank of America CEO

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Dec. 17 (UPI) -- Bank of America says its head of consumer banking Brian Moynihan will become its chief executive officer to replace Kenneth Lewis on Jan. 1.

U.S. markets slide Thursday

NEW YORK, Dec. 3 (UPI) -- U.S. markets fell Thursday despite Bank of America's announcement that it would repay the government's $45 billion in bailout funds.
Lewis resignation caught board off guard

Lewis resignation caught board off guard

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 12 (UPI) -- The resignation of Bank of America's chief executive "clearly" caught the U.S. bank's board of directors off guard, investment advisers said.
Bank of America's Lewis to skip pay day

Bank of America's Lewis to skip pay day

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 16 (UPI) -- Bank of America Chief Executive Officer Kenneth Lewis said he would forfeit his salary for 2009 amid new revelations over the purchase of Merrill Lynch.

Reform leans forward

President Barack Obama's financial reform package took a step forward as a House panel in Washington approved a measure to regulate derivatives.
ANTHONY HALL, United Press International
Bank of America forms CEO search committee

Bank of America forms CEO search committee

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 2 (UPI) -- U.S. financial giant Bank of America said it formed a search committee to find a replacement for beleaguered Chief Executive Officer Kenneth Lewis.
Bank of America's Ken Lewis to retire

Bank of America's Ken Lewis to retire

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 30 (UPI) -- Bank of America Chief Executive Officer and President Kenneth Lewis will retire at the end of the year, the bank announced Wednesday.
Paulson chastised over Merrill Lynch deal

Paulson chastised over Merrill Lynch deal

WASHINGTON, July 16 (UPI) -- Congressional leaders chastised former U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson Jr. for his role in pressuring Bank of America to purchase Merrill Lynch.
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Bank of America CEO Kenneth Lewis testifies before a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on Bank of America's purchase of Merrill Lynch in Washington on June 11, 2009. (UPI Photo/Kevin Dietsch)
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Sir Kenneth Lewis (1 July 1916 – 2 July 1997) was a Conservative Party politician in the United Kingdom. He was Member of Parliament of the United Kingdom for Rutland and Stamford from 1959 to 1983, and following boundary changes for Stamford and Spalding from 1983 to 1987.

Son of William and Agnes Lewis, Kenneth Lewis was born and educated in Jarrow, Co. Durham, and attended Edinburgh University. He was a Labour and Personnel Executive with shipbuilders Hawthorn Leslie and Company of Hebburn, and afterwards with the County of London Electricity Supply Company. He served with the RAF during World War II as a staff officer at Allied HQ Europe, the Air Ministry, and with a Pathfinder Squadron. He started his own shipping and travel business. He was married to Jean Lewis in 1948, and had two children: Kaye Michie and Christopher Lewis. He lived in Preston, near Uppingham, Rutland.

From 1949 to 1952 he was a member of Middlesex County Council, and contested Parliamentary elections as Conservative candidate in 1945 and 1950 at Newton, and at Ashton-under-Lyne in 1951.

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