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Woman ordered to not spank her child for 2 years

STAFFORD, Va., Sept. 19 (UPI) -- A Virginia woman was ordered to not spank her daughter for two years as part of a plea agreement to get rid of felony child abuse charges against her.
Obama wins N.Y.; Gillibrand wins Senate

Obama wins N.Y.; Gillibrand wins Senate

NEW YORK, Nov. 7 (UPI) -- President Barack Obama defeated Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney by a 3-to-2 margin in New York.

NYC rep.'s campaign office burglarized

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y., Sept. 24 (UPI) -- The campaign headquarters for a New York City congressman was burglarized overnight and police say some computers may have been tampered with.
Packers sell 268k shares of stock

Packers sell 268k shares of stock

GREEN BAY, Wis., March 2 (UPI) -- The Green Bay Packers announced more than 268,000 shares of stock were sold to bring the team an estimated $67 million.

Fisher, Whisenhunt join NFL committee

NEW YORK, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Head coaches Jeff Fisher and Ken Whisenhunt along with Green Bay Packers Chief Executive Mark Murphy were named to the NFL's Competition Committee Tuesday.
Green Bay Packers a hot stock

Green Bay Packers a hot stock

GREEN BAY, Wis., Dec. 6 (UPI) -- Officials with the Green Bay Packers said 1,600 orders were placed during the first 11 minutes of the team's fifth stock sale Tuesday.

Packers: Profits down due to player costs

GREEN BAY, Wis., July 14 (UPI) -- The Green Bay Packers said Wednesday the team's operating profits declined from $20.1 million to $9.8 million in the last year due to player costs.

NFL proposes longer schedule to players

NEW YORK, June 16 (UPI) -- The National Football League said Wednesday it has asked its players to consider lengthening the regular season from 16 to 18 games.
Favre reintstated by NFL

Favre reintstated by NFL

GREEN BAY, Wis., Aug. 3 (UPI) -- National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell has reinstated Green Bay quarterback Brett Favre, ending his brief retirement, the league confirmed Sunday.
Report: Favre offered money to retire

Report: Favre offered money to retire

GREEN BAY, Wis., July 31 (UPI) -- The Green Bay Packers have reportedly offered Brett Favre $20 million to stay retired.
Packers shareholders cool on Brett Favre

Packers shareholders cool on Brett Favre

GREEN BAY, Wis., July 24 (UPI) -- Support for ex-Packers quarterback Brett Favre was lacking Thursday when more than 9,000 team shareholders held their annual meeting in Green Bay, Wis.

Northwestern hires Fitzgerald as coach

EVANSTON, Ill., July 7 (UPI) -- Northwestern University, shocked by the sudden death of head football coach Randy Walker, turned to assistant Pat Fitzgerald Friday to guide the Wildcats. Fitzgerald, 31, an All-America middle linebacker at Northwestern when the Cats won back-to-back Big

Northwestern football coach dies

EVANSTON, Ill., June 30 (UPI) -- Randy Walker, the head football coach at Northwestern University, died suddenly Thursday night of an apparent heart attack, the school reported.

Woman jailed for smoking near children

BOWLING GREEN, Va., Feb. 23 (UPI) -- A 44-year-old Virginia woman has been jailed for violating a court order that she not smoke when she is near her children.

Chicago's Jazz in June opens Thursday

HIGHLAND PARK, Ill., June 8 (UPI) -- The Ravinia Festival's annual Jazz in June four-day festival opens Thursday night on Chicago's North Shore.

Jazz Condition -- UPI Arts & Entertainment

Most in the workday world look forward to summer as an opportunity to kick back and relax, either through less hectic weeks, leisurely weekends or outright stretches of vacation. Jazz musicians enjoy the summer months because work is plentiful and often s
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A roundup of top sports stories.

Murphy named AD at Northwestern

EVANSTON, Ill., May 22 (UPI) -- Former Washington Redskins All-Pro safety Mark Murphy has been named the new athletic director at Northwestern.

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

English trombonist and bandleader Ted Heath was born this day in London in 1900. Emulating the Swing era sound coming from the bands of Tommy Dorsey and Woody Herman, he led a dance band that was the best known in Britain through the 1950s.
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Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Clarinetist Frank Teschemacher was born this day in Chicago in 1906. An original member of Chicago's famous Austin High Gang of musicians, he died in a car crash at age 25.
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Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

On this day in 1955, graffiti artists began scrawling the words "Bird Lives!" in subway stations and on walls around Greenwich Village in New York City.
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Jazz Condition -- UPI Arts & Entertainment

Two weeks after she arrived in the United States from her native Italy in 1998, Roberta Gambarini stunned many in the jazz world as a virtual unknown with a third place finish in the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Vocal Competition.
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Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Singer Irene Kral was born this day in 1932 in Chicago. She was a terrific ballad singer with impeccable taste, working with Woody Herman, Maynard Ferguson, Stan Kenton and Shelly Manne.
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Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Drummer Big Sid Catlett was born this date in Evansville, Ind., in 1910. Always in great demand, he was a big man behind the drums, yet as protege Art Blakey once said, Catlett could make the drums sound as soft and light as a butterfly.
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Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Trombonist Wilbur DeParis was born this day in 1900 in Crawfordsville, Ind. He began his musical career around age 12, playing in tent shows and carnival bands. He had several bands of his own, including his "New" New Orleans Band, formed in 1947, after t
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