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Data: New Orleans population is on the rise again after Katrina

NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 29 (UPI) -- A group of elected officials and leaders In New Orleans said they gathered to mark the eighth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina and to press for rebuilding.

Pa. legislator charged with assault, DUI

FOUNTAIN HILL, Pa., Aug. 16 (UPI) -- Pennsylvania state Rep. Joseph Brennan, a Democrat, has been arrested and charged with beating his wife and drunken driving, officials said.

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of Thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of Thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

Marilyn Monroe's orphanage closes doors

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 20 (UPI) -- The Los Angeles orphanage where Marilyn Monroe spent several years as a child has closed. Hollygrove's last resident, a 9-year-old boy who went to live with his father in Texas, moved out Sept. 2, The Los Angeles Times reports.

Marilyn Monroe's first husband dead at 84

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 18 (UPI) -- Marilyn Monroe's first husband, retired Los Angeles Police detective James Dougherty, has died in San Rafael, Calif., at age 84.

Marilyn Monroe effects to be auctioned

NEW YORK, April 22 (UPI) -- New York auctioneers are planning a June bidding for Marilyn Monroe's personal effects, including a much-discussed black address book.

Commentary: Marilyn, 41 years on

WASHINGTON, Aug. 5 (UPI) -- Forty-one years after her death, Marilyn Monroe remains forever young, and she eternally will. Not for her, the bloated twilight of an Elvis or a Brando or endl
MARTIN SIEFF

Country Music News

Jeanne Pruett born in Pell City, Ala., 1937. Norma Jean born near Wellston, Okla., 1938.
DICK KELSEY, United Press International

Country Music News

Les Paul born in Waukesha, Wis., 1915. Crystal Gayle born in Paintsville, Ky., 1951.
DICK KELSEY, United Press International

Heartland -- UPI Arts & Entertainment

NASHVILLE, Aug. 22 (UPI) -- Diamond Rio always has made recording a hit song look easy. The same appears to be true with their eighth album, "Completely," which hit the streets Aug. 20.
CRYSTAL CAVINESS, United Press International

Scott's World -- UPI Arts & Entertainment

HOLLYWOOD, Aug. 5 (UPI) -- Forty years ago this week Marilyn Monroe made headlines nationwide and in many foreign countries. Television and radio carried accounts of her death on Aug. 5, 1962, in her modest home in Brentwood, an upscale Los Angeles suburb.
VERNON SCOTT, United Press International

Rock News: Music's high and low notes

ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME Eddie Vedder, Anthony Kiedis and John Frusciante will be among the presenters next Monday at the 17th annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction dinner at New York's Waldorf-Astoria hotel.
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

Country Music News

TODAY IN COUNTRY MUSIC HISTORY (Wed., Jan.30) Harold Morrison was born in 1931.
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

DJs triumph over the digital divide

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 2 (UPI) -- As the analog turntable maintains its position as the instrument of choice for DJs the world over, a new digital standard is also emerging. The convergence of M
RHONDA ROHRABACHER, Rootless Cosmopolitan
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