U.S. mayoral recall efforts on uptick

WASHINGTON, April 12 (UPI) -- Mayors in cities across the United States are feeling the heat of recall petitions fueled by disgruntled voters and powered by the Internet, observers said.

U.S. goes local for green energy plans

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 17 (UPI) -- Local U.S. officials representing some 87 million people signed onto a climate protection agreement to help push green energy alternatives, officials said.

U.S. mayors laud healthcare reform move

WASHINGTON, July 15 (UPI) -- The head of the U.S. Conference of Mayors Wednesday applauded efforts by Congress and the Obama administration to reform healthcare.

U.S. mayors push $90B building plan

WASHINGTON, Dec. 1 (UPI) -- U.S. mayors, who have long complained of penny-pinching by the federal government, say they have a $90 billion infrastructure spending plan.

Firefighters move 900-pound man

LANSING, Mich., Sept. 19 (UPI) -- Firefighters in Lansing, Mich., removed a 900-pound man from his home, using a forklift to lower him from a hole cut in the wall his bedroom.

U.S. crime jump linked to juveniles

NEW YORK, July 13 (UPI) -- The first increase in violent crimes in the United States in five years is being linked to more violence among juveniles, USA Today reported Thursday.

Reporters finds border security porous

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 11 (UPI) -- U.S. screeners failed to detect a shipment of depleted uranium in a container sent by ABC News from overseas as part of a test of port security.

Mayors seek direct homeland security funds

WASHINGTON, March 21 (UPI) -- The U.S. Conference of Mayors Friday pushed the case for giving direct grants to the nation's major cities for homeland security rather than funneling the funds
Tom Cochran
Tom Cochran, assistant federal public defender, Middle District of North Carolina, testifies before House Judiciary Committee during hearing about "The Use and Misuse of Presidential Clemency Power for Executive Branch Officials" on Capitol Hill in Washington, July 11, 2007. (UPI Photo / Kamenko Pajic)

Thomas Leon Cochran (April 13, 1924 – January 19, 2010) was an American football fullback in the National Football League for the Washington Redskins. Born in Birmingham, Alabama, he played college football at Auburn University. He died in Ft. Walton Beach, Florida in January 2010.

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