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ROME, Nov. 8 (UPI) -- A bestselling author on Pompeii, Italy, says the collapse of a ruin illustrates the need for balance between preservation and allowing visitors at such sites.
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NEW BRIGHTON, Pa., Sept. 3 (UPI) -- An elderly Pennsylvania woman survived a car wreck in which she was pinned under the body of her dead companion for two nights, police said.
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Georgia grandpa wins $270 million

PORTAL, Ga., Feb. 23 (UPI) -- A Georgia grandfather parlayed his grandchildren's birthdays into a $270 million lottery windfall, it was reported Saturday.

Polanski adapting Harris' 'Ghost'

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Male authors dominate store's top 100

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'Sweet Home Chicago' heirs battle

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Climate: Unraveling the borehole riddle

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Supreme Court returns home

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Robert Harris
WAP97112403 - 23 NOVEMBER 1997 - JACK KENT COOKE STADIUM, MARYLAND, USA: Washington Redskins' runningback Terry Allen gets swarmed by New York Giants defensemen Robert Harris and Benard Hosley during second half action. The game ended in a tie 7-7. UPI ms/Michael Smith

Robert Harris (born June 13, 1969 in Riviera Beach, Florida) is a former American football defensive end and defensive tackle in the National Football League. He was drafted by the Minnesota Vikings in the second round of the 1992 NFL Draft. He played college football at Southern University.

Harris also played for the Minnesota Vikings and New York Giants.

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