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Richie Incognito: Dolphins suspension lifted

Richie Incognito: Dolphins suspension lifted

MIAMI, Feb. 4 (UPI) -- Miami Dolphins guard Richie Incognito announced Tuesday his suspension for allegedly bullying teammate Jonathan Martin has ended after four months.

Dolphins owner says he does not expect Martin, Incognito to return

DAVIE, Fla., Jan. 29 (UPI) -- Miami Dolphins owner Steve Ross said in an interview he does not expect Richie Incognito or Jonathan Martin to play for his team again.

Chicago's Lincoln Park Zoo's oldest chimpanzee euthanized

CHICAGO, Oct. 1 (UPI) -- A chimpanzee was euthanized after spending more than 50 years at Chicago's Lincoln Park Zoo, where he was the first member of his species, zoo officials said.
World's largest undersea methane seep harbors variety of life

World's largest undersea methane seep harbors variety of life

WASHINGTON, May 22 (UPI) -- U.S. researchers say they've discovered what may be the world's largest methane seep on the ocean floor, where life thrives under extreme conditions.

Miami Dolphins owner pledges to give away $2 billion

MIAMI, May 8 (UPI) -- Miami Dolphins owner Steve Ross has pledged to give half his fortune of $4.4 billion to charity.

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Man visits 201 countries without flying ... Popemobile available for rent ... Burglars leave note claiming 'inside job' ... Sprinklers come on during Dolphins game ... Watercooler stories from UPI.

Sprinklers come on during Dolphins game

MIAMI, Nov. 26 (UPI) -- A spokesman for the Miami Dolphins said a computer glitch was responsible for the playing field sprinklers coming on during a game against Seattle.
Experts question Cheetah death report

Experts question Cheetah death report

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Dec. 29 (UPI) -- Animal experts are voicing their doubts that Cheetah, the chimpanzee who recently died in a Florida animal sanctuary, could have starred in early Tarzan films.

Experts: Celebrities a key electoral tool

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 4 (UPI) -- Using the fame of Hollywood celebrities is an invaluable tool for any U.S. politician mired in a tight electoral race, experts say.

Chicago chimp prepares for 50th birthday

CHICAGO, June 12 (UPI) -- A chimpanzee at Chicago's Lincoln Park Zoo is set to celebrate his 50th birthday while on public view for the first time in four years, zoo officials said.

Some fans irked Oprah's getting political

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- Media experts and viewers suggest Oprah Winfrey's endorsement of U.S. presidential hopeful Barack Obama could have a negative impact on her career.

Seinfeld cookbook resembles earlier one

NEW YORK, Oct. 20 (UPI) -- New York comedian Jerry Seinfeld's wife published a book on tricking children into healthy eating a few weeks after a similar cookbook appeared in stores.

Valerie Plame sells memoir

NEW YORK, May 5 (UPI) -- Former CIA agent Valerie Plame has reportedly sold a memoir with the working title "Fair Game" to a U.S. publisher for $2.5 million.

Honorees set for NY entertainment awards

NEW YORK, Dec. 27 (UPI) -- Saxophonist Ornette Coleman is the lone multiple winner to be honored at the 2004 New York NightLife Awards ceremony Jan. 12 at Town Hall.

Steve Ross sings of Paris, war or no war

NEW YORK, April 8 (UPI) -- At a time when all things French are anathema to some Americans because of France's failure to support the war in Iraq, balladeer Steve Ross is performing an evening of song at the Stanhope Park Hyatt Hotel titled "An American in Paris."
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Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Singer Lena Horne was born this day in 1917 in Brooklyn, N.Y.
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Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Drummer Elmer "Mousey" Alexander was born this day in 1922 in Gary, Ind. He worked in Dixieland bands in Chicago in the late 1940s before moving to New York where he performed for a year as a member of pianist Marian McPartland's bebop trio. His longest a
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Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Trumpeter Pete Candoli was born this day in 1923 in Mishawaka, Ind. He paid his dues as a high-note trumpeter in many big bands before moving to the West Coast in the early 1950s and mixing studio work with jazz club dates, often with his trumpet-playing
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Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Bass player Reggie Workman was born this day in 1937 in Philadelphia. His first jazz collaboration was with saxophonist Gigi Gryce in 1958. His other associations have included Red Garland, John Coltrane, Herbie Mann, Thelonious Monk, Freddie Hubbard, Arc
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Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Trombonist and composer William Russo was born this day in 1928 in Chicago. As a teenager he studied with Lennie Tristano. Russo wrote many of the most experimental tunes played by the Stan Kenton orchestra in the 1950s. Russo now conducts the highly rega
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Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Bass player and accomplished jazz photographer Milt Hinton was born this day in 1910 in Vicksburg, Miss. Hinton was one of the busiest touring and recording jazz musicians in jazz, performing on more than 1,500 jazz and non-jazz albums since the 1930s. He
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Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Drummer-bandleader Ben Pollack was born this day in Chicago in 1903. He was considered the father of big band swing, but never enjoyed even a fraction of the success of proteges Benny Goodman, Glenn Miller, Bob Crosby and Harry James who each spent time i
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Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Jazz singer Helen Merrill was born this day in 1929 in New York City. Possessed of a soft, smoky voice and sophisticated sense of harmony, she sang in the late 1940s with Charlie Parker, Miles Davis, Bud Powell and J-J Johnson. Merrill's first album, reco
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Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Today is June 22nd.
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Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Today is June 20th.
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