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Driver killed when truck plunges from Chesapeake Bay Bridge

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., May 15 (UPI) --A truck driver was killed Thursday morning when his rig plunged from the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel connecting Norfolk, Va., with the Eastern Shore.
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Fourth Austral LCS completes acceptance trials

MOBILE, Ala., Aug. 28 (UPI) -- The fourth Independence class littoral combat ship has completed acceptance trials, the last significant milestone prior to delivery to the U.S. Navy.

Shoplifting suspect shot with Taser dies

STATESVILLE, Ga., July 29 (UPI) -- A shoplifting suspect died after being hit with stun guns by police in North Carolina, The Charlotte Observer reported Tuesday.

Musicians get medium to sell songs online

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 5 (UPI) -- MySpace and SNOCAP, both in California, are partnering to provide musicians with licensing and copyright to sell music directly from their online profile pages.

Webbys signal changes in Internet

WASHINGTON, June 13 (UPI) -- You know you're at the Webby Awards, when winners and nominees armed with their digital camera, camera phone, Palm Pilot camera, and other electronic recording device are crowded around the stage trying to take a photo of Prince.
STOKELY BAKSH, UPI Technology Correspondent

MySpace, Google among '06 Webby winners

WASHINGTON, May 9 (UPI) -- The winners of the 10th Annual Webby Awards were announced Tuesday; among them were Myspace.com, The Onion, Google, and the BBC.
STOKELY BAKSH, UPI Technology Correspondent

NHL Awards: Hart

TORONTO, June 20 (UPI) -- Hart Memorial Trophy (Most Valuable Player)

Kidnapped baby returns to Chicago

CHICAGO, Dec. 28 (UPI) -- A toddler kidnapped from the South Loop Greyhound station Christmas Eve was reunited with her family Friday.
MARCELLA S. KREITER
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Dr. Tom (Tammie) Anderson MBE, (1910-1991) was a renowned Shetland fiddler and teacher. He was affectionately known to his peers as "Muckle Tammie" (Big Tommy).

Dr. Tom Anderson was known to many in Shetland as the saviour of Shetland's musical heritage long before he died.

Born in 29th of August, 1910 on a croft ("Moorfield") at Eshaness in the north of Mainland, Anderson learned to play the fiddle from his grandfather. Although he made his living as an insurance agent, his paramount work was in the conservation of traditional Shetland fiddle style of playing - playing and passing the style on to younger generations. He was the oldest child of James Anderson (b. 26 Sep 1879, Hamnavoe, Northmavine) and his wife Harriet Margaret Johnson (b. 24 Apr 1882, Avensgarth, Northmavine). He married Barbara Morrison, a teacher, (b. 17 Oct 1901, Garderhouse, Sandsting) on the 10th of December 1929 at the United Free Church, Ollaberry. They had one child, James John Laurence, who died while still an infant.

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