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NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev., Dec. 28 (UPI) -- A girl's body found in North Las Vegas is that of 10-year-old Jade Morris, who had been missing for a week, the Clark County coroner said Friday.

Skydiver dies when air pressure changes

LAS VEGAS, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- A Nevada man died while skydiving when his parachute folded because of a change in wind pressure, officials said.
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U.S. voters may have returned the same leadership to Washington on Election Day but that doesn't mean they expect the status quo to continue, observers say.
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Republicans hold election post-mortem

Republicans hold election post-mortem

CHICAGO, Nov. 7 (UPI) -- Republicans Wednesday analyzed their fifth loss of the popular presidential vote in six elections and began debating the future of the Grand Old Party.

Poll: Voters interested in foreign affairs

BOSTON, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- Voters in Ohio and Florida show strong interest in foreign policy, but many lack knowledge in the area, surveys of both states indicate.
Herman Cain suspends presidential campaign

Herman Cain suspends presidential campaign

ATLANTA, Dec. 3 (UPI) -- Republican Herman Cain Saturday suspended his U.S. presidential campaign, citing "false accusations" and saying politics is a "dirty, dirty game."

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Analysts: Christie won't run for president

Analysts: Christie won't run for president

WASHINGTON, Oct. 2 (UPI) -- It's not likely New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will enter the GOP presidential race, political analysts said Sunday on NBC's "Meet the Press."

Coroner: Gans's death an accident

LAS VEGAS, June 10 (UPI) -- A coroner in Las Vegas has ruled impressionist Danny Gans died accidentally of heart failure brought on by a toxic level of the pain killer hydromorphone.
Strategists chart final weeks of campaign

Strategists chart final weeks of campaign

WASHINGTON, Oct. 5 (UPI) -- John McCain needs to go on offense and Barack Obama can't get complacent in the final weeks of the U.S. presidential race, top party strategists said Sunday.

Police probe former pathologist's findings

MIRAMICHI, New Brunswick, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- A criminal investigation is looking into past findings of a suspended pathologist in New Brunswick, Canada, suspected of criminal negligence, police said.

Analysis: No business like it

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 24 (UPI) -- One of the leading campaign consultants in contemporary politics has hung out a shingle in Hollywood, adding to the long-running symbiotic relationship between politics and show business.
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Mike Murphy
SLX2000030202 - 02 MARCH 2000 - ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI, USA: Republican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain prepares to take part in the final debate before super Tuesday via satellite from KETC in St. Louis, March 2, as makeup artist Kathy Green checks his hair and advisor Mike Murphy looks on. McCain's opponents George W. Bush and Alan Keyes participated in the event in Los Angeles. jr/POOL/Stevphan Savoia

Mike Murphy (Irish language: Maidhc Ó Murchú - born October 20, 1941) is a former television and radio broadcaster with the Irish national broadcaster, Raidió Teilifís Éireann. He is currently a businessman.

Michael James Murphy was born in Rathgar Road, Dublin in 1941, the eldest of five children born to Ned and Kitty Murphy. Educated at St. Louis National School, Terenure College, Synge Street CBS and Coláiste Mhuire he left school at the age of 17 without sitting the Leaving Certificate exam. Murphy then worked as a draper in a Dublin drapery shop, before finding a job with the Castrol Oil Company. In his later teens he became involved in acting with the Dublin Shakespeare Society, and also wrote scripts for sponsored programmes on Radio Éireann. He later joined the Brendan Smith Academy of Acting in Dublin where his acting took him all over Europe. Murphy also went on to play a small part in The Girl with Green Eyes, the film of the novel by Edna O'Brien. This led to further acting parts in a number of films on the newly-established Telefís Éireann.

Mike Murphy began his broadcasting career as an announcer with RTÉ Radio in 1965. By 1968 he had established his reputation as an announcer and a radio presenter. He then joined the TV service presenting one series of a pop show called The Go-Two Show, and filling in as an announcer on the game show, Jackpot. In 1969 he joined the RTE’s newsroom as a sports announcer.

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