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Free lawyers in civil cases? Sometimes

WASHINGTON, June 20 (UPI) -- The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-4 Monday that defendants in civil matters sometimes must have lawyers appointed for them.
NFL: Atlanta 31, Carolina 10

NFL: Atlanta 31, Carolina 10

ATLANTA, Jan. 2 (UPI) -- Matt Ryan's two touchdown passes helped the Atlanta Falcons clinch the NFC South and the top conference seed Sunday with an emphatic 31-10 win over Carolina.

NFL: Atlanta 31, Carolina 10

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Dec. 12 (UPI) -- Michael Turner scored three TDs, finishing with 112 yards on 28 carries Sunday in the Atlanta Falcons' 31-10 win over Carolina.

NFL: Atlanta 28, Tampa Bay 24

TAMPA, Fla., Dec. 5 (UPI) -- Matt Ryan's 9-yard TD pass to Michael Jenkins with 4:31 left in the game Sunday sent the Atlanta Falcons to a 28-24 win over Tampa Bay.

NFL: Atlanta 20, Green Bay 17

ATLANTA, Nov. 28 (UPI) -- Matt Bryant's 47-yard field goal with 9 seconds remaining Sunday enabled the Atlanta Falcons to edge Green Bay 20-17.
NFL: Atlanta 34, St. Louis 17

NFL: Atlanta 34, St. Louis 17

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- Matt Ryan found Justin Peelle with a go-ahead touchdown pass Sunday and the Atlanta Falcons went on to defeat St. Louis 34-17.

NFL: Atlanta 27, Tampa Bay 21

ATLANTA, Nov. 7 (UPI) -- Michael Turner scored a pair of TDs and the Atlanta Falcons made a late-game goal line stand Sunday to preserve their 27-21 win over Tampa Bay.
NFL: Atlanta 39, Cincinnati 32

NFL: Atlanta 39, Cincinnati 32

ATLANTA, Oct. 24 (UPI) -- Roddy White hauled down a go-ahead, fourth-quarter touchdown pass Sunday and the Atlanta Falcons went on to notch a 39-32 win over Cincinnati.

NFL: Atlanta 16, San Francisco 14

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- Matt Bryant kicked three field goals, including a 43-yarder with 2 seconds remaining Sunday, lifting the Atlanta Falcons to a 16-14 win over San Francisco.

NFL: Atlanta 27, New Orleans 24 (OT)

NEW ORLEANS, Sept. 26 (UPI) -- Matt Bryant was true on a 46-yard field goal with two minutes left in overtime Sunday, sending the Atlanta Falcons to a 27-24 victory over New Orleans.

Firefighters suspect arson in 5 fires

DETROIT, Dec. 3 (UPI) -- Detroit firefighters said five houses caught fire within minutes of each other, leading to suspicions of arson.

NFL: Atlanta 31, Washington 17

ATLANTA, Nov. 8 (UPI) -- Atlanta scored in the first quarter on a Matt Ryan pass and 62-yard interception run by Tye Hill Sunday and went on to beat the Washington Redskins 31-17.

NFL: Atlanta 21, Chicago 14

ATLANTA, Oct. 19 (UPI) -- Matt Ryan passed for two touchdowns and led the game-winning drive Sunday in the Atlanta Falcons' 21-14 victory over the Chicago Bears.

NFL: Atlanta 45, San Francisco 10

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- Atlanta's Michael Turner ran for three touchdowns and Roddy White scored two Sunday, helping the Falcons crush the San Francisco 49ers 45-10.

NFL: New England 26, Atlanta 10

FOXBOROUGH, Mass., Sept. 27 (UPI) -- Fred Taylor ran for a touchdown, Tom Brady passed for another and Stephen Gostkowski kicked four field goals for New England Sunday in a 26-10 win over Atlanta.
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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)

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Michael Turner."
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