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CHICAGO, July 3 (UPI) -- A spate of shootings in Chicago Wednesday left three men dead and five others wounded, police said.
Markey, Gomez to face off for U.S. Senate seat in Massachusetts

Markey, Gomez to face off for U.S. Senate seat in Massachusetts

BOSTON, April 30 (UPI) -- Republican Gabriel Gomez and Democrat Edward Markey will vie for the seat of former U.S. Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., after both won primaries Tuesday.

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WASHINGTON, March 15 (UPI) -- JPMorgan Chase denied it misled U.S. regulators and clients about huge trade losses, as the woman who oversaw the trades was to appear before the Senate Friday.

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Insecure adolescents experience more pain

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Dental HMO data accidentally posted online

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Official charged with faking Marines paper

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Mayor's dog an official guest of city

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Most U.S. police skip help on gun-tracking

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Big Dig concrete supplier to pay $50M

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Six U.S. Attorneys doing double duty

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Report: ATF officials demoted

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Theater owner settles wheelchair suit

BOSTON, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- Theater chain owner National Amusements Inc. of Dedham, Mass., Monday reached a settlement in a federal lawsuit over wheelchair accessibility.
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Michael Sullivan
Director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives nominee Michael Sullivan testifies at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington on September 26, 2007. (UPI Photo/Alexis C. Glenn)

Michael Sullivan (February 13, 1838 – January 26, 1915) was a Canadian physician, professor, and politician.

Born in Killarney, County Kerry, Ireland, Sullivan came to Canada in 1842 and settled in Kingston, Ontario. He was educated at the Regiopolis College and received a M.D. in 1858 from Queen's College. He served as Purveyor-General during the North-West Rebellion of 1885. In 1872 he was appointed Lecturer in Anatomy in Queen's College, and at the time of the establishment of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in affiliation with Queen's University, he was appointed Professor of Anatomy. In 1883 he was President of the Canadian Medical Association, and has was an Alderman from 1863 to 1873 and Mayor of Kingston from 1874 to 1875. He later became a Professor of Surgery and Histology, and was a trustee of the Kingston Hospital and a member of the Ontario Medical Association. He ran unsuccessfully for the Canadian House of Commons in the 1882 election for Kingston. He was appointed to the Senate on the advice of John Alexander Macdonald in January 1885 representing the senatorial division of Kingston, Ontario. A Conservative, he served for almost 28 years until resigning in 1912.

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