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Bronx apartment fire caused by lit candle in kitchen

NEW YORK, Oct. 26 (UPI) -- A fire at a New York apartment that killed three young children was caused by a candle two days after the home's electricity was turned off, officials said.

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'Coronation Street' star charged with rape

MANCHESTER, England, Feb. 15 (UPI) -- Michael Le Vell, a star of the long-running British soap opera "Coronation Street," was charged Thursday with sexually assaulting a child.

NFL: Tampa Bay 22, Atlanta 17

ATLANTA, Dec. 30 (UPI) -- Doug Martin piled up 142 yards rushing and scored a touchdown Sunday in the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' season-ending 22-17 win over top-seeded Atlanta.

NFL: Atlanta 31, Detroit 18

DETROIT, Dec. 23 (UPI) -- Atlanta's Matt Ryan hurled four TD passes Saturday and the Falcons claimed the top seed in the NFC with a 31-18 victory over Detroit.

NFL: Atlanta 23, New Orleans 13

ATLANTA, Nov. 30 (UPI) -- Matt Ryan directed Atlanta to an early 17-point lead Thursday and the Falcons ended the record streak of Drew Brees in downing New Orleans 23-13.

NFL: Atlanta 24, Tampa Bay 23

TAMPA, Fla., Nov. 25 (UPI) -- Michael Turner scored the go-ahead touchdown in the fourth quarter Sunday and the Atlanta Falcons edged Tampa Bay 24-23 in an NFC South battle.
NFL: Atlanta 23, Arizona 19

NFL: Atlanta 23, Arizona 19

ATLANTA, Nov. 18 (UPI) -- Michael Turner's go-ahead, 1-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter put Atlanta ahead Sunday and the Falcons went on to a 23-19 victory over Arizona.

NFL: Atlanta 19, Dallas 13

ATLANTA, Nov. 4 (UPI) -- Michael Turner's 43-yard run late in the third quarter set up his own go-ahead, 3-yard TD run Sunday and Atlanta stayed undefeated with a 19-13 win over Dallas.

NFL: Atlanta 24, Washington 17

LANDOVER, Md., Oct. 7 (UPI) -- Michael Turner's 13-yard touchdown run late in the game Sunday secured the unbeaten Atlanta Falcons' 24-17 victory over Washington.

NFL: Atlanta 30, Carolina 28

ATLANTA, Sept. 30 (UPI) -- Matt Bryant's 40-yard field goal in the closing seconds Sunday enabled Atlanta to remain undefeated, handing the Falcons a 30-28 decision over Carolina.

NFL: Atlanta 27, San Diego 3

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- Matt Ryan completed 30-of-40 passes and perforated San Diego's defense for three scores Sunday in the Atlanta Falcons' 27-3 victory.
Michael Turner, Falcons RB, busted for DUI

Michael Turner, Falcons RB, busted for DUI

ATLANTA, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- Atlanta Falcons running back Michael Turner was arrested on a drunken driving charge early Tuesday.

NFL: Atlanta 27, Denver 21

ATLANTA, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- Matt Ryan tossed two touchdown passes and Atlanta's defense picked off Peyton Manning three times Monday in the Falcons' 27-21 win over Denver.
Pentagon, WH warn against sequestration

Pentagon, WH warn against sequestration

WASHINGTON, Aug. 1 (UPI) -- Pentagon and Obama administration officials Wednesday warned automatic spending cuts, known as sequestration, are not the way to go to cut the national debt.
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San Diego Chargers running back Michael Turner (33) charges up field for three yards in the third quarter of AFC Championship game against the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Massachusetts on January 20, 2008. The Patriots defeated the Chargers 21-12(UPI Photo/Matthew Healey)
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Michael 'The Burner' Turner (born February 13, 1982 in North Chicago, Illinois) is an American football running back for the Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League. He was originally drafted by the San Diego Chargers in the fifth round of the 2004 NFL Draft. He played college football at Northern Illinois.

He attended Northern Illinois University. As a junior, he finished second in the nation with 1,915 yards, including five 200+ yd games and two 5 TD games. In 2003, he finished second in the NCAA in rushing, behind his future NFL teammate Darren Sproles, with 1,148 yards. He left NIU with the school records for rushing yards (1,941), touchdowns (13) and all-purpose yards (1,038). Since his departure from NIU, two records (rushing yards and touchdowns) have been broken by Garrett Wolfe.

(* represents NFL Combine)

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Michael Turner."
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