Judge to Illinois governor: Pay lawmakers

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CHICAGO, Sept. 26 (UPI) -- A judge in Cook County, Ill., ruled Thursday state lawmakers should get their paychecks, despite problems with state worker pensions.

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TRENTON, N.J., Nov. 4 (UPI) -- An ex-New Jersey assemblyman was sentenced Tuesday to five years in prison for watching and printing child pornography in both his legislative and law offices.

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TRENTON, N.J., July 28 (UPI) -- New Jersey Assemblyman Neil Cohen turned in a letter of resignation Monday after authorities linked his computer to a printed picture of a naked girl.

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Neil Cohen (b. September 12, 1955, Dallas, Texas) is a former U.S. soccer defender. He played eight seasons in the North American Soccer League and six in the Major Indoor Soccer League. He also earned one cap with the U.S. national team in 1976.

Cohen grew up in Dallas, Texas, graduating from Bryan Adams High School in 1973. He was the first high school All American soccer player from Texas in 1973.

In 1974, he signed with the Dallas Tornado of the North American Soccer League (NASL). He played five seasons with the Tornado before moving to the Tulsa Roughnecks in 1979. He played only three games before moving to the San Jose Earthquakes. He sat out the 1980 season with injuries, but returned to the Tornado for the 1981 season. The Tornado folded at the end of the season.

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