Winfrey gives Ron Clark Academy $365,000

ATLANTA, Jan. 1 (UPI) -- The heads of the Ron Clark Academy in Atlanta say they have received a $365,000 donation from TV talk show host Oprah Winfrey.

Honored teacher builds own school

ATLANTA, March 1 (UPI) -- Teacher Ron Clark, who became nationally known for his work in New York, is opening his own school in Atlanta.

Family TV awards announced

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Nov. 30 (UPI) -- Nine television shows were honored for their family-oriented entertainment during the Eighth Annual Family Television Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif.

Matthew Perry to star in TNT movie

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 2 (UPI) -- "Friends" star Matthew Perry will star in the TNT original movie, "The Ron Clark Story," it was announced Tuesday.

Family matriarch Olive Osmond, 79, dies

PROVO, Utah, May 10 (UPI) -- Olive Osmond, matriarch of one of the biggest musical acts of the 1970s, has died at her Provo, Utah, home. She was 79.
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Ronald Bruce Clark (born January 14, 1943 in Fort Worth, Texas) was an infielder for the Minnesota Twins (1966-69), Seattle Pilots/Milwaukee Brewers (1969 and 1972), Oakland Athletics (1971-72) and Philadelphia Phillies (1975).

He helped the Twins win the 1969 American League Western Division and the Athletics win the 1971 AL Western Division and the 1972 World Series.

In 7 seasons he played in 230 Games and had 530 At Bats, 40 Runs, 100 Hits, 16 Doubles, 3 Triples, 5 Home Runs, 43 RBI, 4 Stolen Bases, 41 Walks, .189 Batting Average, .249 On-base percentage, .258 Slugging Percentage, 137 Total Bases, 9 Sacrifice Hits, 4 Sacrifice Flies and 4 Intentional Walks.

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