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Boy who became Detroit's police chief for a day dies of leukemia

DETROIT, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- A 9-year-old boy who became Detroit's honorary police chief for a day has died of leukemia, police said.

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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Aug. 18, 2013.
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Teen gunned down after Obama speech

CHICAGO, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- A Chicago father said the last talk he had with his daughter was about President Barack Obama's gun control proposal -- hours before she was fatally shot.

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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012.
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Clemente bat sells for $41,825

Clemente bat sells for $41,825

BALTIMORE, Aug. 3 (UPI) -- A baseball bat used by Roberto Clemente in the 1960 World Series sold for $41,825 at the National Sports Collectors Convention in Baltimore.

N.J. Senate to vote on retiring Clemente No. 21

TRENTON, N.J., June 21 (UPI) -- The New Jersey Senate was expected to vote Thursday on a resolution urging Major League Baseball to retire Roberto Clemente's number.
David Ortiz wins Clemente Award

David Ortiz wins Clemente Award

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 20 (UPI) -- Major League Baseball announced Thursday that David Ortiz of the Boston Red Sox had won the 2011 Roberto Clemente Award.
Suzuki wins 10th consecutive Gold Glove

Suzuki wins 10th consecutive Gold Glove

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 9 (UPI) -- Seattle outfielder Ichiro Suzuki has won his 10th consecutive Gold Glove, it was announced Tuesday.

Clemente named to all-time defensive team

PITTSBURGH, June 18 (UPI) -- The late Pittsburgh Pirate Roberto Clemente is set to be honored Saturday as a member of the Rawlings Gold Glove All-Time baseball team.

Decomposed body parts found in river

NEW YORK, Dec. 6 (UPI) -- New York police say decomposed body parts were pulled from the Harlem River near the spot where a man allegedly killed his mother and brother.

Baseball gets Clemente Award nominees

NEW YORK, Sept. 6 (UPI) -- Major League Baseball is taking names for its annual Roberto Clemente Award, recognizing sportsmanship, community service and positive team contributions.

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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Aug. 18, 2007.
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Delgado wins Roberto Clemente Award

HOUSTON, Oct. 24 (UPI) -- New York Mets first baseman Carlos Delgado has been named the 2006 recipient of the Roberto Clemente Award.

Pujols is top Clemente Award nominee

NEW YORK, Sept. 6 (UPI) -- St. Louis Cardinals slugger first baseman Albert Pujols Wednesday led the nominees for baseball's Roberto Clemente Award. Pujols is batting .322 this season with 44 home runs and 116 RBI in 446 at-bats.

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Today is Friday, Aug. 18, the 230th day of 2006 with 135 to follow.
By United Press International

Henry Hyde's son, Hank, dead at 55

WOOD DALE, Ill., Dec. 26 (UPI) -- The son of longtime Illinois Congressman Henry Hyde, Hank Hyde, has died in Wood Dale, Ill., from liver cancer at age 55.

Atlanta pitcher wins Clemente Award

HOUSTON, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- Atlanta Braves pitcher John Smoltz was named Tuesday as the 2005 recipient of the Roberto Clemente Award.

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Today is Thursday, Aug. 18, the 230th day of 2005 with 135 to follow.
By United Press International

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The weekly UPI Almanac package for August 15-21, 2005.
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Seattle's Martinez wins Clemente Award

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 26 (UPI) -- Seattle designated hitter Edgar Martinez on Tuesday won the Roberto Clemente Award.

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Today is Wednesday, Aug. 18, the 231st day of 2004 with 135 to follow.
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Moyer honored with Clemente Award

MIAMI, Oct. 21 (UPI) -- Lefthander Jamie Moyer of the Seattle Mariners, was honored Tuesday with the 2003 Roberto Clemente Award for excellence on and off the field.

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Today is Monday, Aug. 18, the 230th day of 2003 with 135 to follow.
By United Press International

Montreal 5; N.Y. Mets 4

SAN JUAN, April 12 (UPI) -- Livan Hernandez worked six strong innings Saturday night, and Michael Barrett homered, lifting Montreal to a 5-4 win over the New York Mets.

Hispanidad: So-so Sosa becomes superstar

To his detractors, he is Sammy So-So. Sammy Sosa is the Chicago Cubs outfielder whose show-off style of play irritates the purists among baseball fans, who are quick to note the historically dismal Cubs have had some of their most inept teams with "No. 2
GREGORY TEJEDA, United Press International
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