Small-town radio station given to smallest NPR station

Small-town radio station given to smallest NPR station

KINGSTON, N.Y., Dec. 31 (UPI) -- A struggling small-town radio station has a new lease on life after its owner gave it to the smallest NPR station in the United States rather than shut it down.
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Woman awarded $28.6M for beating by husband

STAMFORD, Conn., Dec. 18 (UPI) -- A Connecticut jury awarded $28.6 million to a woman for the brutal beating she received at the hands of her husband, former White House counsel John Farren.

Miss Connecticut crowned Miss USA

LAS VEGAS, June 16 (UPI) -- Miss Connecticut Erin Brady was crowned Miss USA in Las Vegas Sunday night.

Mother of Fischer quintuplets dies

ABERDEEN, S.D., Dec. 11 (UPI) -- Mary Ann Fischer, who in 1963 gave birth to the first surviving set of U.S. quintuplets in Aberdeen, S.D., has died. She was 79.

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Caulfield to guest star on 'Once'

Caulfield to guest star on 'Once'

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 26 (UPI) -- Emma Caulfield, who played a vengeance demon on "Buffy the Vampire Slayer," will guest star as a blind witch on the U.S. series, "Once Upon a Time," ABC said.

Ex-WH official's law license lifted

NEW CANAAN, Conn., Jan. 15 (UPI) -- The Connecticut law license of ex-White House counsel John Michael Farren has been lifted temporarily after he allegedly tried to kill his wife, officials say.

Insitu launches UAS training services

BINGEN, Wash., Nov. 18 (UPI) -- U.S. company Insitu announced it has partnered with Corsair Engineering Inc. to offer unmanned aircraft system operations training services.

Wash. student diagnoses own affliction

SAMMAMISH, Wash., June 4 (UPI) -- A high school teacher in Sammamish, Wash., says one of her students successfully diagnosed herself with a granuloma.

Insitu contracts Inmedius for data support

PITTSBURGH, March 12 (UPI) -- U.S. company Inmedius announced it has been selected to supply its technical-data publishing technologies to support Insitu's unmanned aircraft system.

Guide for preschool mental health drugs

PROVIDENCE, R.I., Dec. 4 (UPI) -- U.S. child mental health professionals have developed recommendations for mental disorders to help doctors considering medications for children ages 3 to 6.

FEMA offers $4,000 to storm-displaced

WASHINGTON, Oct. 16 (UPI) -- Some 95,000 families displaced by two U.S. Gulf Coast hurricanes in 2005 are being offered as much as $4,000 to return home or give up temporary housing.

Law targets impolite line cutters

MUKILETO, Wash., April 11 (UPI) -- Lawmakers worried that Washington State is losing its reputation for politeness may pass a law making it illegal to cut in line to catch a ferry.

U.S. intelligence budget revealed

WASHINGTON, Nov. 8 (UPI) -- A top U.S. intelligence official may have inadvertently revealed that U.S. intelligence agencies' annual budget totals about $44 billion, says a report.

CIA blabber mouth: intel budget $44b

WASHINGTON, Nov. 8 (UPI) -- The U.S. government's annual intelligence budget, long a tightly held and long-defended secret, is out of the bag -- $44 billion.
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