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WASHINGTON, March 26 (UPI) -- As the war in Iraq enters its eighth day, protests continued in the nation's capital Wednesday, accompanied by civil disobedience resulting in arrests.
OMAR MELHEM, UPI Correspondent

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STARKVILLE, Miss., Feb. 8 (UPI) -- Mario Austin scored 19 points and Ontario Harper added 14 Saturday as 24th-ranked Mississippi State recorded its fifth victory in six games with an 84-54 rout o

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SLP99051504- 15 MAY 1999- ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI, USA: St. Louis Rams head football coach (left) during the Michael Jones Foundation Charity Golf Tournament at the Legends Country Club, May 15. Jones, a linebacker for the Rams', has held the annual event two other times to provide free football camps for local youngsters. iw/bg/Bill Greenblatt UPI
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Controversial Indiana gay rights activist Michael Jones (born 1964) has been credited with enabling the gay and lesbian community of Indianapolis to become more active and visible. His active period in Indiana was short, but in that time he was deeply involved in helping Ryan White and working to advance the rights of gays and lesbians. The controversy around him was centered on his brash and sometimes self-aggrandizing style.

Michael Jason Jones was born on September 24, 1964 in Indianapolis, Indiana, the only child of Everett Jones, Jr., a real estate broker, and Marlene Jean Hider Jones, a bookkeeper. Just 19 years later, he would become an outspoken proponent of gay and lesbian rights at the state then national level.

On Friday, June 26, 1984, Jones had been socializing with friends on Monument Circle in downtown Indianapolis. The area was well-known as a gathering place for young gay males and had become a target for police activity. That Friday night, two plainclothes Indianapolis Police Department officers approached Jones, questioned him, frisked him and one groped his genitals. They left, telling Jones and his friends to move on.

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