Canadian government bans meteorologists from discussing climate change

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OTTAWA, June 5 (UPI) --Canada banned meteorologists employed by the government from publicly discussing climate change.
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SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 1 (UPI) -- Last month's natural gas explosion in San Bruno, Calif., has investigators focusing on pipelines, but critics say the electrical system gets short shrift.

Teachers made to hide tattoos, piercings

OGDEN, Utah, March 11 (UPI) -- Two high school teachers in Ogden, Utah, say they are being forced by school district officials to hide their tattoos and piercings from their students.

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LOS ANGELES, June 23 (UPI) -- U.S. author John Grisham has sold the film rights to his 1999 legal thriller "Testament."
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How to tell if it is a stroke

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Langer has second-round lead at seniors

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., March 8 (UPI) -- Bernhard Langer had his second straight 6-under 65 Saturday to take the second-round lead of the seniors Toshiba Classic at Newport Beach, Calif.

Tim Simpson's 63 leads Champions event

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., March 7 (UPI) -- Tim Simpson shot an 8-under-par 63 Friday for a one-shot lead after the first round of the Champions Tour Toshiba Classic in Newport Beach, Calif.

Homeless woman pulled from flooded tunnel

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 8 (UPI) -- A homeless woman who sought shelter in a maintenance tunnel at the Pittsburgh convention center was pulled out by divers after the tunnel flooded.

Dog owners plan to sue for defamation

TRENTON, N.J., Nov. 12 (UPI) -- The owners of Congo the German shepherd said they plan to sue Princeton Township, N.J., and animal control Officer Mark Johnson for defamation.
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Mark Johnson
St. Louis Cardinals head trainer Barry Weinberg (L) talks with catcher Mark Johnson as he comes out of the game in the fifth inning during a game with the Cincinnati Reds at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on September 27, 2008. Johnson reportedly was struck in the neck with a bat from batter Joey Votto (UPI Photo/Bill Greenblatt)

Mark E. Johnson is the founder of SportMetrika, Inc., and is a contributor to the development of sports decision analytics methodologies.

Johnson received a Ph.D from Princeton University in Applied and Computational Mathematics in 1998.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Mark Johnson."
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