Group says Kan. prayer letter non-partisan

TOPEKA, Kan., Feb. 13 (UPI) -- The head of the Kansas branch of a Christian group says a letter calling for prayers for the state's "dark spiritual areas" was not aimed at Democrats.

Walnuts: Good for prostate, too

DAVIS, Calif., March 24 (UPI) -- A study in mice found walnuts slowed prostate tumors by 30 percent to 40 percent, U.S. researchers said.

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British man digs up live grenade in yard

EXETER, England, Sept. 14 (UPI) -- A British man digging in his back yard with a spade turned up a live World War II anti-tank grenade, police said.

Clippers acquire center Samb from Nuggets

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 5 (UPI) -- The Los Angeles Clippers got center Cheikh Samb and cash considerations Monday from the Denver Nuggets for a future second-round pick.

Sacramento 92, LA Clippers 90

SACRAMENTO, Dec. 31 (UPI) -- The Sacramento Kings used 20 points from Kevin Martin Tuesday to build up a big early lead over the LA Clippers and then fought them off for a 92-90 win.

Canadian Conservative spokesman suspended

OTTAWA, Sept. 11 (UPI) -- Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper suspended his senior spokesman for implying the father of a slain soldier who criticized Harper was a Liberal.

9 farm animals mysteriously shot

LEOMA, Tenn., June 18 (UPI) -- A Tennessee man says he doesn't think he'll ever be able to forgive the person who shot nine pet farm animals on his property.

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Utah teens admit to hunting cows

PROVO, Utah, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- Two teenagers in Orem, Utah, have admitted to hunting nine cows last month after becoming frustrated during a deer hunt.

NBA: San Antonio 103, LA Clippers 81

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 12 (UPI) -- The San Antonio Spurs thumped the Los Angeles Clippers, 103-81, Monday.

COL BKB: George Mason 75, Mich. State 65

DAYTON, Ohio, March 17 (UPI) -- Folarin Campbell scored 21 points Friday night as George Mason upset Michigan State, 75-65, in a first round NCAA Tournament contest at Dayton, Ohio.

COL BKB: Iowa 53, Mich. State 48

INDIANAPOLIS, March 11 (UPI) -- Jeff Horner scored a team-high 14 points Saturday as 20th-ranked Iowa beat Michigan State, 53-48, in the semifinals of the Big Ten Tournament at Indianapolis.

COL BKB: Mich. State 61, Illinois 56

INDIANAPOLIS, March 11 (UPI) -- Maurice Ager and Paul Davis each scored 16 points Friday night to help Michigan State upset 9th-ranked Illinois, 61-56.

COL BKB: Illinois 75, Mich. State 68

EAST LANSING, Mich., March 4 (UPI) -- Dee Brown scored 14 second half points Saturday to help 10th-ranked Illinois beat No. 25 Michigan State, 75-68.
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