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Florida State downs Louisiana Tech

Aaron Thomas tallied 21 points and nine rebounds as the Florida State Seminoles downed the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs, 78-75.

COL BKB: Louisiana Tech 89, Iona 88

Kenneth Smith connected on a put-back shot as time expired to give his Louisiana Tech Bulldogs an 89-88 victory over the Iona Gaels.

Suit: Man detained when police think candy is meth

NEW YORK, Oct. 21 (UPI) -- A New York man's lawsuit alleges he and a friend were detained by police who mistook Jolly Rancher candies for crystal meth.

Man to apologize for plane bomb hoax

PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 15 (UPI) -- The Philadelphia man whose hoax bomb threat caused a Dallas-bound plane to turn around must personally apologize to each passenger for the stunt, lawyers said.
Federal judge halts Ohio execution

Federal judge halts Ohio execution

COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 13 (UPI) -- Ohio officials say they won't appeal a federal judge's order halting the scheduled execution of condemned killer Kenneth Smith of Hamilton, Ohio.

Fla. town makes first saggy pants arrest

RIVIERA BEACH, Fla., Sept. 3 (UPI) -- A Riviera Beach, Fla., man has become the first in his city to be arrested under a city law outlawing saggy pants, police said.

VT Griffin names new president

ATLANTA, Nov. 23 (UPI) -- Atlanta-based VT Griffin announced Michael Kapp has been named the company's new president.

Immunologic memory discovery reported

CAMBRIDGE, England, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- British scientists say they've discovered why people, as they age, develop so-called immunologic memory to newly encountered pathogens.

Daniel Baldwin pleads not guilty to theft

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Feb. 21 (UPI) -- Actor Daniel Baldwin told a Newport Beach, Calif., court he is innocent of felony charges of receiving stolen property and unlawfully taking a vehicle.

Nationwide gang sweep extends to Atlanta

ATLANTA, Aug. 9 (UPI) -- Some 70 members of violent Hispanic street gang Sur-13 have been arrested in the Atlanta area in a federal crackdown on the gang's leadership.

Alleged Ethiopian torturer to be deported

ATLANTA, Jan. 5 (UPI) -- An Atlanta resident who is charged with torture in Ethiopia is expected to be the first immigrant deported under the intelligence reform act.

Climate: The fickle fingerprint of change

A series by UPI examining the potential effects of global climate change. This week: From deep ocean to high mountain, the fickle finger of global warming is pointing the way to extinction for some species -- or, at least, to changing the composition of p
DAN WHIPPLE, United Press International
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Signalman Kenneth Smith GC (7 December 1920 – 10 January 1945) of the Royal Corps of Signals, was posthumously awarded the George Cross for the bravery he showed on the night of 10 January 1945 on the island of Ist in the Adriatic when attached to the Long Range Desert Group.

Smith was born in Market Rasen, Lincolnshire on 7 December 1920, the eldest son of Bertie and Alice Jane Smith of Louth. He joined the Royal Signals, British Army on 23 January 1939 and served in the Second World War.

At the time of his death he was attached to the signals section of a Long Range Desert Group (a forerunner of the SAS) patrol based in the Adriatic islands. Sabotage was rife on the islands, and in dealing with a time-bomb placed on Ist to disrupt the activities of his patrol, which also threatened a number of civilians, Smith was killed.

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