Woman rescued from floor vent

OGDEN, Utah, Jan. 6 (UPI) -- A Utah fire department said a woman is recovering in a hospital after she spent more than a day stuck upside down in a floor vent.

Layout of Trump golf course disputed

EDINBURGH, Scotland, May 19 (UPI) -- Donald Trump's company rejected a plan Sunday drawn up by environmental groups for his proposed golf resort on the east coast of Scotland.

MLB: Seattle 6, Texas 4

SEATTLE, Sept. 29 (UPI) -- Jeff Clement hit a two-out, two-run homer in the ninth inning Friday night, giving the Seattle Mariners a 6-4 victory over Texas.

MLB: Texas 4, Kansas City 3

ARLINGTON, Texas, Aug. 16 (UPI) -- Ian Kinsler hit what turned out to be a key homer in the eighth Wednesday and C.J. Wilson worked out of a ninth-inning jam as Texas downed Kansas City 4-3.

MLB: Texas 7, Tampa Bay 4

ARLINGTON, Texas, Aug. 11 (UPI) -- Frank Catalanotto hit a go-ahead homer in the fifth inning Friday night and drove in a career-high five runs as the Texas Rangers out-lasted Tampa Bay, 7-4.

MLB: Texas 4, Oakland 0

OAKLAND, Calif., May 30 (UPI) -- Mike Wood and three other Texas pitchers combined for nine scoreless innings and Sammy Sosa notched two RBI Tuesday, as the Texas Rangers halted a six-game skid

MLB: N.Y. Yankees 4, Texas 3

ARLINGTON, Texas, May 3 (UPI) -- Hideki Matsui hit an RBI double in the top of the eighth inning Thursday as the New York Yankees edged Texas 4-3 in the opener of a doubleheader.

MLB: St. Louis 9, Kansas City 7

ST. LOUIS, July 2 (UPI) -- Albert Pujols' three-run homer sparked a six-run third for the St. Louis Cardinals, who went on to beat Kansas City, 9-7, Sunday afternoon.

MLB: Tampa Bay 9, Kansas City 5

KANSAS CITY, Mo., June 10 (UPI) -- Greg Norton had three runs, two hits and two RBI Saturday afternoon, leading Tampa Bay to a 9-5 win over the Kansas City Royals.

MLB: Seattle 4, Kansas City 1

SEATTLE, June 6 (UPI) -- Gil Meche allowed one run over seven innings, as the Seattle Mariners topped Kansas City, 4-1, at Safeco Field.

MLB: Kansas City 4, Cleveland 3

KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 8 (UPI) -- Doug Mientkiewicz was 2-for-2 with a walk while driving in a pair of runs Monday as the Kansas City Royals beat the Cleveland Indians, 4-3.

MLB: Tampa Bay 6, Kansas City 3

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., April 15 (UPI) -- Ty Wigginton hit a key two-run single in the bottom of the seventh inning Saturday night as Tampa Bay beat the Kansas City Royals, 6-3.

MLB: Kansas City 11, Chi.White Sox 7

KANSAS CITY, Mo., April 8 (UPI) -- John Buck drove in a run and scored a run in a two-run sixth inning Friday night as Kansas City beat the Chicago White Sox, 11-7.

MLB: Cleveland 11, Kansas City 4

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Sept. 24 (UPI) -- Grady Sizemore, Coco Crisp, Jhonny Peralta and Ronnie Belliard all hit home runs Saturday night as Cleveland beat the Kansas City Royals, 11-4.

MLB: Kansas City 10, Detroit 4

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Sept. 19 (UPI) -- Matt Stairs hit a three-run homer Monday to help the Kansas City Royals pile up a 10-4 victory over the Detroit Tigers.
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Mike Wood
Sean Dockery (15) of the Duke University Blue Devils fights for a loose ball against Mike Jones (23) of the University of Maryland as referee Mike Wood makes the call on February 11, 2006 in the second half at the Comcast Center in College Park, MD. Duke defeated Maryland 96-88. (UPI Photo/Mark Goldman)

Michael Roy Wood (born 3 March 1946, in Crewe, Cheshire, England) is a British politician, and Labour Member of Parliament for Batley and Spen, first elected in the 1997 general election. He is a member of the left wing Socialist Campaign Group, and is considered one of the more independently minded Labour MPs.

He is the son of Rowland Wood, a foundry worker, and his wife Laura, a retired cleaner.

He was educated at Nantwich and Acton Grammar School (now called Malbank School & Sixth Form College) on Welsh Row in Nantwich. He went to Salisbury and Wells Theological College (now called Sarum College) in Salisbury, Wiltshire where he gained a Certificate in Theology in 1974. From the University of Leeds he gained a CQSW (Certificate of Qualification in Social Work) in 1981. From Leeds Polytechnic he gained a BA in History and Politics in 1989. He was a probation officer and social worker from 1965-97 before becoming an MP.

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