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Boy, 9, raises more than $2K for Detroit

DETROIT, Aug. 8 (UPI) -- A Detroit 9-year-old who set up a lemonade stand to benefit his struggling city presented an oversized check for $2,832.64 to officials, his father says.

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Detroit boy sells lemonade for the city

Detroit boy sells lemonade for the city

DETROIT, Aug. 1 (UPI) -- A 9-year-old boy selling lemonade to help Detroit recover from its economic crisis has drawn attention from the mayor and supporters around the country.

Woman gets life for killing in church

DOYLESTOWN, Pa., Dec. 5 (UPI) -- A Philadelphia-area woman was sentenced to life in prison Friday for shooting another parishioner because she was jealous of the woman.

Suspect noted killing in date book

DOYLESTOWN, Pa., May 3 (UPI) -- A Pennsylvania woman charged with killing a volunteer church secretary recorded the event in her date book, a state trooper testified Friday.

'Jealous' woman charged in church killing

DOYLESTOWN, Pa., April 1 (UPI) -- A Pennsylvania woman was charged Tuesday with killing a fellow church volunteer, allegedly because she was jealous of the attention paid her by their pastor.

Syrah grapes ailing in California

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 10 (UPI) -- Forty percent of Syrah grapes in California's wine-loving Sonoma County are ailing and scientists said they suspect a virus caused the mysterious ailment.

Feds buy 375,000 additional flu shots

WASHINGTON, Dec. 15 (UPI) -- Federal health officials said Monday they have purchased 375,000 additional doses of flu vaccine from a European manufacturer and arranged to purchase 3-million doses of the nasal vaccine FluMist at a reduced price.
STEVE MITCHELL, United Press International

Illinois, Mass. report new West Nile cases

BOSTON, Sept. 13 (UPI) -- Two elderly Massachusetts residents have become the latest to die from the West Nile virus, state health officials said Friday. In Illinois, meanwhile, two additional deaths were reported, bringing the state total to 16, the highest in the nation.
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