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Chicago church auctioning bowling alley

CHICAGO, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- A Roman Catholic Church built for Polish immigrants on Chicago's North Side 85 years ago is auctioning a six-lane bowling alley in its basement on eBay. Opening bids for the lanes at St. Mary of the Angels Church started at $9,000. The six-lane alley com

Teen dies of meningococcal disease

PHILADELPHIAI, Pa., Dec. 30 (UPI) -- A 17-year-old girl has died in a Philadelphia hospital of meningococcal disease, health officials said.

Fathers 4 Justice protesters arrested

NORFOLK, England, Dec. 25 (UPI) -- A group of British fathers'rights protesters were arrested Saturday before a planned stunt on the queen's Sandringham estate.

Jockstrip: The world as we know it

Baby killer whale wows the crowd ... Fight over seating at children's pageant ... Jamaican cops shoot-out with each other ... Reclaimed Babe Ruth card now on eBay ... The world as we know it from UPI.
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Jamaican cops shoot-out with each other

KINGSTON, Jamaica, Dec. 22 (UPI) -- A shoot-out between two groups of police in Jamaica is under investigation by the Bureau of Special Investigation, the Jamaica Gleaner said Wednesday.

World's first testtube baby is a bride

BRISTOL, England, Sept. 6 (UPI) -- The world's first test-tube baby has become a bride in Bristol, England.

Hooked on gambling, priest steals $226,000

JACKSONVILLE, Ill., Aug. 30 (UPI) -- An Illinois priest has issued an apology for stealing $226,000 from the church to support his gambling addiction, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch said Monday.

Man charged with robbing his lawyer

HOBOKEN, N.J., Aug. 27 (UPI) -- A New Jersey man who allegedly stabbed and robbed his lawyer was arrested when police found him in the victim's apartment drinking a beer.

Note to big bad wolf: Return the pigs!

MUNDELEIN, Ill., July 8 (UPI) -- Police are on the hunt for 20 plastic pigs porknapped from the lawn of a suburban Chicago home where they were being rented out for a church fundraiser.

Bernard Law has a new parish

VATICAN CITY, May 28 (UPI) -- One of the most public symbols of the pedophile scandal in the U.S. Catholic Church has re-emerged as the pastor of a prestigious European church.

Male sand gobies show their feminine side

GAINESVILLE, Fla., May 6 (UPI) -- A male sand gobie off the European coast knows the best way to attract females is to show he can act like a good dad, even if he's a bit two-faced about it.

Male gobies work harder for females

GAINESVILLE, Fla., May 5 (UPI) -- A scientist at the University of Florida says male sand gobies, a small species of fish, play "Mr. Mom" to win the hearts of female sand gobies.

Swimmer Phelps wins Sullivan Award

NEW YORK, April 14 (UPI) -- World record swimmer Michael Phelps is the winner of the Sullivan Award as the top amateur athlete in the United States in 2003.

LeBron James among Sullivan finalists

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 23 (UPI) -- Cleveland's LeBron James was selected Monday as one of five finalists for the Sullivan Award, given to the United States' top amateur athlete.

Dallas arts school gets $10 million gift

DALLAS, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- A Dallas philanthropist and civic leader has made a $10 million gift to an award-winning arts magnet high school in the city.
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