Fla. push to make stadiums house homeless

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Jan. 24 (UPI) -- A Florida bill would make sports teams pay millions of dollars for not complying with a law requiring them to house homeless people when they have no events.

COL FB: Georgia 31, Georgia Tech 17

ATLANTA, Nov. 26 (UPI) -- Aaron Murray threw four touchdown passes and racked up 252 passing yards Saturday in No. 14 Georgia's 31-17 win over No. 21 Georgia Tech.

COL FB: Georgia 63, New Mexico 13

ATHENS, Ga., Nov. 5 (UPI) -- Aaron Murray hurled five touchdown passes Saturday and 20th-ranked Georgia decimated New Mexico State 63-13 in a non-conference matchup.
Bennet wins Colorado Senate race

Bennet wins Colorado Senate race

DENVER, Nov. 3 (UPI) -- Democrat Michael Bennet narrowly defeated Republican Ken Buck in the Colorado Senate race, returns showed Wednesday.

NFL: Oakland 32, Chicago 17

CHICAGO, Aug. 22 (UPI) -- Oakland quarterbacks Jason Campbell and Kyle Boller both ran for touchdowns Saturday as the Raiders rolled to a 32-17 exhibition victory over Chicago.

NFL: San Diego 17, Arizona 6

GLENDALE, Ariz., Aug. 23 (UPI) -- Phillip Rivers and two others passed for a combined 234 yards Saturday, leading San Diego to a 17-6 NFL pre-season win over Arizona.

NFL: Tampa Bay 17, Miami 6

MIAMI, Aug. 9 (UPI) -- Michael Bennett rushed for 74 yards and a touchdown Saturday to lead the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to a pre-season 17-6 victory over Miami.

Oxygen therapy may help ease migraine

SYDNEY, July 17 (UPI) -- Two types of oxygen therapy might offer some relief to adults who suffer from migraine and cluster headaches, Australian researchers suggest.

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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, April 8, 2008.
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Body of 17th suspected suicide discovered

BRIDGEND, Wales, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Police are investigating the discovery of a body hanging from a tree in Bridgend, Wales, in what they said may the 17th suspected suicide in the area.

Florida plan would give voters 'no vote'

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., April 24 (UPI) -- A state legislator in Florida wants voters to have a "none of the above" option to avoid questionable election outcomes.

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UPI almanac for Sunday, April 8, 2007.
By United Press International

NFL: Kansas City 17, Oakland 13

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Nov. 20 (UPI) -- Larry Johnson ran for two touchdowns Sunday afternoon as Kansas City downed the Oakland Raiders, 17-13.

'Chorus Line' revival lacks royalties

NEW YORK, Oct. 1 (UPI) -- A revival of "A Chorus Line" has some of the New York dancers who lent their stories to the musical wondering if they were fairly compensated.

NFL: Kansas City 16, St. Louis 12

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Aug. 26 (UPI) -- The Kansas City Chiefs posted a 16-12 preseason victory Saturday over the St. Louis Rams.
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Michael Bennett
PIT2002082901 - PITTSBURGH, Penn., Aug. 29 (UPI) -- Pittsburgh Steelers Rodney Bailey (94) chases down Minnasota Vikings Daunte Culpepper (11) during the first quarter at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania on August 29,2002. Also on the play was Minasota's Michael Bennett. mk/smg/Stephen Gross UPI

Michael Bennett (April 8, 1943 – July 2, 1987) was an American musical theater director, writer, choreographer, and dancer. He won seven Tony Awards for his choreography and direction of Broadway shows and was nominated for an additional eleven.

Bennett choreographed Promises, Promises, Follies and Company. In 1976, he won the Tony Award for Best Direction of a Musical and the Tony Award for Best Choreography for the Pulitzer Prize-winning phenomenon A Chorus Line. Bennett, under the aegis of producer Joseph Papp, created A Chorus Line based on a precedent-setting workshop process which he pioneered. He also directed and co-choreographed Dreamgirls with Michael Peters.

Bennett was born Michael Bennett DiFiglia in Buffalo, New York, the son of Helen (Ternoff), a secretary, and Salvatore Joseph DiFiglia, a factory worker. His father was Roman Catholic and his mother was Jewish. he studied dance and choreography in his teens and staged a number of shows in his local high school before dropping out to accept the role of Baby John in the US and European tours of West Side Story.

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