Computer program analyzes Twitter postings to gauge public moods

LOUGHBOROUGH, England, Sept. 6 (UPI) -- A computer program analyzing thousands of Twitter postings per second may help calm civil unrest and identify threats to public safety, British researchers say.

Cardinals make room for peanut allergies

ST. LOUIS, July 22 (UPI) -- Baseball fans with peanut allergies had their own section for one night at Busch Stadium, the home of the St. Louis Cardinals.

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University 'accepts' students by mistake

ATLANTA, Feb. 16 (UPI) -- Bungling at the University of Georgia led to 112 high school students receiving letters that looked like acceptance -- but weren't.

Hackers break into university computer

ATHENS, Ga., Jan. 29 (UPI) -- Officials are assessing damage done by hackers who broke into a University of Georgia computer server loaded with student information.

Limbaugh resigns from ESPN

BRISTOL, Conn., Oct. 1 (UPI) -- Rush Limbaugh resigned from ESPN Wednesday night, three days after saying media members overpraised Donovan McNabb because he is black.

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Parcells joins broadcasting team

BRISTOL, Conn., July 31 (UPI) -- Bill Parcells, who won two Super Bowls as coach of the New York Giants, will return to ESPN on a full-time basis as a studio analyst, it was announced Wednesday
Tom Jackson
Humantarian Award winner, actor, and musician Tom Jackson poses with his award at the 2007 Gala Dinner and Awards at the TCU Center in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan on March 31, 2007. (UPI Photo/Peter Tanner)

Thomas Dale Jackson, OC, (born 27 October 1948), is a popular Canadian M├ętis actor, singer, and is the current Chancellor of Trent University. He resides in Calgary with his wife Alison and four children.

Jackson was born to Rose, a Cree, and Marshall, an Englishman, on the One Arrow Reserve near Batoche, Saskatchewan.

Jackson moved with his family to Namao, Alberta, north of Edmonton, at age seven. He ran away at age 15, and lived on the streets of Winnipeg for several years.

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