'Bridges of Madison County' to close on Broadway May 18

'Bridges of Madison County' to close on Broadway May 18

NEW YORK, May 5 (UPI) -- "The Bridges of Madison County," a Broadway musical based on Robert James Waller’s romantic novel, is to close May 18, producers announced.
Karen Butler
'Of Mice and Men,' 'Aladdin,' 'Les Mis' light up Broadway this season

'Of Mice and Men,' 'Aladdin,' 'Les Mis' light up Broadway this season

NEW YORK, March 5 (UPI) -- Stage adaptations of beloved movies and literary classics are trending on Broadway this season, with productions of "Rocky," "The Bridges of Madison County," "Bullets Over Broadway," "Of Mice and Men," "Aladdin" and "A Raisin in the Sun" included in the stellar lineup of shows.
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International

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PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 14 (UPI) -- A teenager who disappeared Tuesday in a rain-swollen waterway was feared to be the second young Philadelphian to die this summer in Pennypack Creek.
'Bridges of Madison County' headed to Broadway

'Bridges of Madison County' headed to Broadway

NEW YORK, June 7 (UPI) -- A new Broadway musical based on Robert James Waller's best-selling novel "The Bridges of Madison County" is to start performances Jan. 13, producers announced.

COL BKB: Virginia Tech 81, Oklahoma St. 71

BLACKSBURG, Va., Dec. 1 (UPI) -- Erick Green poured in 28 points and Robert Brown added 18 Saturday in Virginia Tech's 81-71 decision over No. 17 Oklahoma State.

Balanced Tar Heels make ACC semifinals

ATLANTA, March 9 (UPI) -- Harrison Barnes and Reggie Bullock each scored 15 points Friday in helping No. 4 North Carolina roll to an 85-69 ACC Tournament win over Maryland.

COL BKB: Florida St. 48, Virginia Tech 47

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Feb. 16 (UPI) -- Michael Snaer hit a 3-pointer with 4 seconds left Thursday, climaxing a Florida State rally and giving the No. 21 Seminoles a 48-47 win over Virginia Tech.

Witness: 'Rockefeller' had bloody rug

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No fee on thee, oh Christmas tree

No fee on thee, oh Christmas tree

WASHINGTON, Nov. 9 (UPI) -- The Obama administration says it has decided to delay a controversial, if tiny, Christmas tree fee.

Pilot cleared of murder in death of wife

LONDON, May 24 (UPI) -- A London jury has cleared a British Airways 747 pilot of murdering his estranged wife weeks after he dug her grave in a local park.

British pilot tried in wife's killing

READING, England, May 11 (UPI) -- A British Airways pilot beat his wealthy wife to death because he feared their divorce would leave him penniless, English prosecutors say.

Pilot charged with killing, burying wife

READING, England, May 11 (UPI) -- A British Airways pilot went on trial Tuesday on charges he killed his wife and then buried her in a prepared grave in a royal park near Windsor Castle.

Titan may have 'ghost' crater

TUCSON, April 8 (UPI) -- U.S. astronomers say a huge impact scar may exist, and would be the largest such structure, on the otherwise mostly smooth surface of Saturn's moon Titan.

Body found as police hunt for heiress

SLOUGH, England, Nov. 6 (UPI) -- A body found Friday in a wooded area in Britain's Windsor Great Park may be missing British heiress Joanna Brown, police said.
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Robert Brown

Robert Brown (December 25, 1744 – February 26, 1823) was a United States Representative from Pennsylvania. Born in Weaversville, Pennsylvania, he attended the common schools and was apprenticed to the blacksmith trade. At the beginning of the American Revolutionary War he was commissioned first lieutenant in the Pennsylvania "Flying Camp" on September 10, 1776; he was captured at the surrender of Fort Washington on November 16, 1776, and worked at the blacksmith trade while a prisoner. He was later put aboard the prison ship Judith and was subsequently imprisoned in New York City's Old City Hall. He was paroled on board ship December 10, 1777.

Brown was a member of the Pennsylvania Senate from 1783 to 1787, and was elected as a Democratic-Republican to the Fifth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Samuel Sitgreaves. He was reelected to the Sixth and to the seven succeeding Congresses and served from December 4, 1798 to March 3, 1815. He was not a candidate for renomination in 1814, and retired from public life and lived on his farm. In 1823 he died near Weaversville; interment was in East Allen Presbyterian Churchyard.

1798-1799 alongside: John Chapman 1799-1801 alongside: Peter G. Muhlenberg 1801-1803 alongside: Isaac Van Horne

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