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President Obama makes flying visit to his Chicago home

President Obama makes flying visit to his Chicago home

CHICAGO, May 23 (UPI) --President Obama made a flying visit to Chicago, raising money for Democratic Senate candidates and spending a single night in his Hyde Park home.
Frances Burns

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, April 8, 2014
By United Press International
Jacksonville signs Clemons

Jacksonville signs Clemons

The Jacksonville Jaguars signed Chris Clemons on Thursday, one day after the defensive end was released by the Seattle Seahawks.
Seahawks re-sign DE Bennett to multi-year deal

Seahawks re-sign DE Bennett to multi-year deal

The Seattle Seahawks re-signed defensive end Michael Bennett to a multi-year deal on Monday, one day before he was scheduled to hit the free agent market.
Michael Bennett won't take less money to stay with Seattle Seahawks

Michael Bennett won't take less money to stay with Seattle Seahawks

SEATTLE, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett says he won't be giving a hometown discount to remain with the team.
Evan Bleier
Seahawks fans register as earthquake

Seahawks fans register as earthquake

SEATTLE, Dec. 3 (UPI) -- Washington state earthquake researchers said rowdy fans at a Seattle Seahawks game registered as a low-level quake.
NFL: Seattle 34, New Orleans 7

NFL: Seattle 34, New Orleans 7

SEATTLE, Dec. 3 (UPI) -- Russell Wilson hurled three touchdown passes en route to 310 passing yards Monday and Seattle improved to 11-1 with a 34-7 thrashing of New Orleans.

COL FB: Georgia 44, Louisiana State 41

ATHENS, Ga., Sept. 28 (UPI) -- Aaron Murray led a 75-yard drive for the deciding score late in the game Saturday, boosting No. 10 Georgia to a seesaw 44-41 win over No. 6 Louisiana State.

Seahawks fans set loudest stadium world record

SEATTLE, Sept. 16 (UPI) -- Guinness World Records said the crowd at Seattle's CenturyLink Field set a world record for stadium noise during the Seahawks-49ers game Sunday.

Suspicious substance sent in letters to 10 U.S. senators

WASHINGTON, July 31 (UPI) -- Mail with a suspicious granular substance sent to 10 U.S. senators was intercepted at a screening facility, the Senate sergeant at arms said Wednesday.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Monday, April 8, 2013.
By United Press International
'A Chorus Line' returning to West End

'A Chorus Line' returning to West End

LONDON, Sept. 7 (UPI) -- The first revival of the Tony- and Pulitzer Prize-winning stage musical "A Chorus Line" is to open in London's West End in February, producers said.

COL FB: Georgia 45, Buffalo 23

ATHENS, Ga., Sept. 1 (UPI) -- Todd Gurley rushed for 100 yards and scored three touchdowns, including one on a 100-yard return Saturday, in No. 6 Georgia's 45-23 win over Buffalo.

3 NFL players arrested for fraud

MIAMI, May 1 (UPI) -- The FBI said it has arrested three former National Football League players in an identity-theft scheme to file false tax returns in other people's names.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Sunday, April 8, 2012.
By United Press International
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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
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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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