Coroner: Only suspect in 1972 slayings of Australian nurses is dead

BRISBANE, Australia, June 29 (UPI) -- The only person who could be brought to trial for killing two nurses in 1972 was killed in a car crash 12 years later, an Australian coroner said Friday.

Coroner: Try husband for 1991 killings

BRISBANE, Australia, March 2 (UPI) -- An Australian man should be charged with killing his wife and her best two decades ago, deaths originally ruled a murder-suicide, a coroner said Friday.

Aussie flooding victims may never be found

BRISBANE, Australia, Jan. 15 (UPI) -- Some victims of flooding in Australia's Queensland region might never be found, the Queensland coroner said.

Officials boost NASCAR Hall of Fame budget

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 23 (UPI) -- The Charlotte City Council agreed to increase the budget for the NASCAR Hall of Fame by $32 million.

Claim: Thompson worked for family planning

LOS ANGELES, July 6 (UPI) -- Former Sen. Fred Thompson, R-Tenn., took a lobbying job in 1991 to ease federal abortion restrictions, The Los Angeles Times reported Friday.

Steve Irwin death tape given to widow

SYDNEY, Jan. 4 (UPI) -- The only remaining videotape of Steve Irwin's tragic run-in with a stingray, resulting in his death, has been given to his widow, Terri.

Blacks losing jobs faster than whites

Blacks are losing their jobs twice as fast as whites and faster than during any period since the mid-1970s, according to government data.

Analysis: Elections break right

WASHINGTON, Aug. 11 (UPI) -- Voters went to the polls Tuesday in a number of places across America. While it is always possible to spin the results to explain or dispute a theory, there are three races of some significance to the national debate. These races may, among other things,
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WAP2001041904 - 19 APRIL 2001 - WASHINGTON, DC, USA: Michael Barnes, of Handgun Control, speaks in favor of closing the "gun show loophole" during a press conference at the National Press Club in Washington April 19, 2001. rlw/Roger L. Wollenberg UPI

Michael Barnes, CM (born 1934 in London, England, United Kingdom) is a Canadian writer who is an authority on the history and folklore of Northern Ontario.

Born in England, he came to Canada in 1956. He received a B.A. from the University of Western Ontario in 1964 and an M.Ed. from the University of Toronto in 1971.Hon. Inspector OPP 1991. Presiding Officer Canadian Citizenship Ceremonies 1995.

In 1994 he was made a Member of the Order of Canada.

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