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COL BKB: Santa Clara 81, George Mason 73

SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 2 (UPI) -- Kevin Foster drained five 3-pointers en route to 28 points Monday and Santa Clara got past George Mason 81-73 in Game 1 of the College Basketball Invitational.

Australia names first Cape Class vessel

CANBERRA, Australia, March 20 (UPI) -- Australia's first law enforcement patrol boat being built under a $330 million contract with shipbuilder Austal Australia has been named Cape St. George.

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Lawyer: Martin's parents may sue Zimmerman

Lawyer: Martin's parents may sue Zimmerman

SANFORD, Fla., Feb. 21 (UPI) -- A lawyer for Trayvon Martin's parents says they may file a lawsuit against George Zimmerman, who shot him while on patrol in a Florida community.

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Dukakis likely interim successor to Kerry

Dukakis likely interim successor to Kerry

WASHINGTON, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- Former Massachusetts Gov. Michael Dukakis could be the interim successor to Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., if Kerry is tapped for secretary of state, insiders said.

London hospitals announce staff layoffs

LONDON, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- Two London hospitals plan to lay off almost 1,000 staff members despite U.K. government pledges to protect the country's National Health Service.

Slow-growing TB bacteria is discovered

LONDON, March 31 (UPI) -- British medical scientists say the discovery of a large number of slow-growing Mycobacterium tuberculosis bacteria might lead to new anti-TB drugs.

Md. police bury unclaimed infant

ST. GEORGE, Md., Nov. 18 (UPI) -- Police in St. George, Md., named and then buried a baby girl who died shortly after being found alive in a trash bag.

Prop-gun blamed in Utah student's death

ST. GEORGE, Utah, Nov. 17 (UPI) -- A 15-year-old student was killed in St. George, Utah, after a prop pistol being used in a stage production discharged, police say.

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Police look for witnesses of nude hiker

SEDONA, Ariz., May 8 (UPI) -- Arizona police said they are on the lookout for witnesses who may have spotted a nude man hiking on a nature trail.

Texas Rangers interview Utah man

EL DORADO, Texas, April 13 (UPI) -- Texas Rangers traveled to Utah to interview the man named by a teenage girl who says she was forced into a "spiritual marriage."
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NAV2003032404 - USS CAPE ST. GEORGE, The Mediterranean Sea, March 23 -- A Tomahawk Land Attack Missile (TLAM) launches from the guided missile cruiser USS Cape St. George (CG 71) on March 23, 2003. The Cape St. George is deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, the multi-national coalition effort to liberate the Iraqi people, eliminate IraqÕs weapons of mass destruction, and end the regime of Saddam Hussein. rlw/U.S. Navy photo/Kenneth Moll UPI
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Saint George (ca. 275/281 – 23 April 303) was, according to tradition, a Roman soldier and a priest in the Guard of Diocletian, who is venerated as a Christian martyr. In hagiography Saint George is one of the most venerated saints in the Catholic (Western and Eastern Rites), Anglican, Eastern Orthodox, and the Oriental Orthodox churches. He is immortalized in the tale of Saint George and the Dragon and is one of the Fourteen Holy Helpers. His memorial is celebrated on 23 April, and he is regarded as one of the most prominent military saints.

Many Patronages of Saint George exist around the world, including: Aragon, Catalonia, England, Ethiopia, Georgia, Greece, India, Iraq, Lithuania, Palestine, Portugal, Serbia and Russia, as well as the cities of Genoa, Amersfoort, Beirut, Fakiha, Bteghrine, Cáceres, Ferrara, Freiburg, Ljubljana, Pomorie, Preston, Qormi, Rio de Janeiro, Lod, Barcelona, Moscow, Tamworth and the Maltese island of Gozo, as well as a wide range of professions, organizations and disease sufferers.

Historians have debated the exact details of the birth of Saint George for over a century, although the approximate date of his death is subject to little debate. The Catholic Encyclopedia takes the position that there seems to be no ground for doubting the historical existence of Saint George, but that little faith can be placed in some of the fanciful stories about him.

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