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Car dealership employee steals $10 million

WEXFORD, Pa., June 20 (UPI) -- A former employee of an Acura dealership in Wexford, Pa., Wednesday faced more than six years in prison for embezzling $10 million.

Convicted killer refuses to come to court

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 29 (UPI) -- A man convicted in Austin, Texas, of killing a woman and her son refused Tuesday to attend the penalty phase of his trial, court officials said.
Man pried open dog's jaws to free girl, 6

Man pried open dog's jaws to free girl, 6

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., June 26 (UPI) -- A Florida woman is singing the praises of a man who pried open the jaws of a pit bull that was mauling her 6-year-old granddaughter.

Plant allegedly underpaid garment workers

ALBANY, N.Y., July 24 (UPI) -- Garment workers at Jin Shun Inc. on Long Island were cheated out of millions in wages and coached to lie about it, a New York labor official said.

'Idol' tour fined for labor law violations

NEW YORK, Oct. 12 (UPI) -- New York state labor officials said organizers of "American Idols Live Tour '07" violated child labor laws by letting underage teens perform without permits.

Commercial space vehicles face obstacles

WASHINGTON, Oct. 18 (UPI) -- The post-Sept. 11 shift in worldwide priorities, as well as the resignation of NASA's administrator, will hurt efforts to enlarge the market for commercial spac

Commercial space vehicles face obstacles

WASHINGTON, Oct. 18 (UPI) -- The post-Sept. 11 shift in worldwide priorities, as well as the resignation of NASA's administrator, will hurt efforts to enlarge the market for commercial spac
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Patricia Smith
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Patricia Smith (1955-) is a poet, spoken word performer, playwright, author, writing teacher, and former journalist.

She was born in Chicago and currently lives in Westchester County, New York. She is a four-time individual National Poetry Slam champion and appeared in the 1996 documentary SlamNation, which followed various poetry slam teams as they competed at the 1996 National Poetry Slam on Portland, OR.

She gained notoriety when The Boston Globe asked her to resign after editors discovered her metro column contained fictional characters and fabricated events in violation of journalism practice.

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