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Couple repents immediately after divorce

SOUTHEND-ON-SEA, England, Jan. 1 (UPI) -- A British couple who divorced at leisure repented in haste and decided to remarry almost immediately.

College Board to offer new test

NEW YORK, Oct. 23 (UPI) -- Critics say a new College Board test for eighth graders will accelerate stress over college admissions and increasingly affect younger children.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Monday, Sept. 15, 2008.
By United Press International

Jones suing for 'Old Men' bonuses

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 7 (UPI) -- Actor Tommy Lee Jones alleges in a Los Angeles lawsuit that Paramount Pictures reneged on promised bonuses for his role in "No Country for Old Men."

Lung cancer patients tolerate exercise

DURHAM, N.C., May 16 (UPI) -- Patients who undergo surgical procedures for the removal of lung cancer can tolerate and benefit from exercise one month after surgery, U.S. researchers say.

Prostate tumors grow faster in active mice

DURHAM, N.C., April 14 (UPI) -- Prostate tumors grew more quickly in mice who exercised than in those who did not, researchers at Duke University Medical Center in North Carolina said.
Day-Lewis wins best actor Oscar

Day-Lewis wins best actor Oscar

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- Daniel Day-Lewis won the best actor Oscar in Los Angeles Sunday for his portrayal of a self-made oil tycoon in "There Will Be Blood."
'No Country' wins best picture Oscar

'No Country' wins best picture Oscar

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- "No Country for Old Men," Joel and Ethan Coen's adaptation of Cormac McCarthy's novel, won four Oscars in Los Angeles Sunday, including best picture.

80th Academy Awards ceremony under way

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- The 80th Academy Awards show, which honors the year's best in film, is under way at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles.

Many U.S. nominees won't attend BAFTAs

LONDON , Feb. 4 (UPI) -- Many U.S. nominees for British Academy of Film and Television Arts Awards have said they don't plan to attend the upcoming ceremony at the Royal Opera House.
Day-Lewis plays oil tycoon in 'Blood'

Day-Lewis plays oil tycoon in 'Blood'

NEW YORK, Jan. 22 (UPI) -- British actor Daniel Day-Lewis said he signed on to play a U.S. oil tycoon in "There Will Be Blood" because the character's life is so different from his own.

'Into the Wild' grabs four SAG award nods

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 20 (UPI) -- Sean Penn's Alaskan adventure tale "Into the Wild" was nominated for four Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles Thursday.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Thursday, Nov. 8, 2007.
By United Press International

'Lonesome Dove' prequel to air this winter

LOS ANGELES , Oct. 1 (UPI) -- "Comanche Moon," the Hollywood prequel to the immensely successful TV miniseries "Lonesome Dove," is slated to air on CBS this winter.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Saturday, Sept. 15, 2007.
By United Press International
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Lee Jones
Tommy Lee Jones (L) and wife Dawn Jones arrive for the 80th Annual Academy Awards at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, California on February 24, 2008. (UPI Photo/Terry Schmitt)
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Lee Jones is the author of Winning Low-Limit Hold 'em. This book is considered the authority on low-limit poker. He also contributes a monthly column to Bluff Magazine.

Jones earned his B.S. in Computer Science from Duke University in North Carolina in 1978, and his M.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Maryland in 1983.

From October 2003 to April 2007, Jones worked as the cardroom manager of the PokerStars online poker cardroom. As the poker room manager, Jones decided which poker tournaments and games to offer the players. In April 2007, Jones retired as the poker room manager of PokerStars and began work with the European Poker Tour. Jones said that he is making the change "to expand horizons and stretch some new muscles." Jones organized, hosted, and provided television commentary for EPT events, while also still serving as a consultant for PokerStars.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Lee Jones."
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