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The Almanac

Today is Tuesday, Aug. 22, the 234th day of 2006 with 131 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Monday, Aug. 22, the 234th day of 2005 with 131 to follow.
By United Press International

Former Ill. congressman ordered to move

CHICAGO, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- Former Illinois congressman Mel Reynolds, a convicted sex offender, has a week to move from his Chicago home because he lives too close an elementary school.

Police tell Mel Reynolds to relocate

CHICAGO, Feb. 5 (UPI) -- Chicago police want former congressman Mel Reynolds, a convicted sex offender, to move from his South Side home because he is living too close to a school.

The Almanac

Today is Sunday, Aug. 22, the 235th day of 2004 with 131 to follow.
By United Press International

Reynolds to challenge Jesse Jackson Jr.

CHICAGO, Oct. 7 (UPI) -- Former Congressman Mel Reynolds announced Tuesday he will try to regain his U.S. House seat from his successor, U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., D-Ill.

The Almanac

Today is Friday, Aug. 22, the 234th day of 2003 with 131 to follow.
By United Press International

A Blast from the Past

Michael Collins, a founder of the Irish Republican Army and a key figure in Ireland's independence movement, was killed by political opponents on this date in 1922.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Thursday, Aug. 22, the 234th day of 2002 with 131 to follow.
By United Press International

A Blast from the Past

The weekly package of A Blast from the Past for Aug. 19-25.
By United Press International

Commentary: What's in a name?

CHICAGO, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- Jesse Jackson is a great name for a politician.
MARCELLA S. KREITER
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Melvin Reynolds (born January 8, 1952) is a former Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives from Illinois. His political career ended in scandal.

Reynolds and his twin brother, Marvin Jerry Reynolds, were born in Mound Bayou, Mississippi, sons of the Rev. J. J. Reynolds and Essie Mae Prather. Reynolds moved to Chicago as a child. He received a Associate of Arts from one of the City Colleges of Chicago, and graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Harvard University, with a M.P.A.. He also won a Rhodes Scholarship to Oxford's program Lincoln College, received a (LL.B.).

Before entering politics, Reynolds worked as an assistant professor of political science at Roosevelt University in Chicago, Illinois. He also founded the Community Economic Development and Education Foundation.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Mel Reynolds."
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