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O'Gara completes acquisition

CINCINNATI, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- The $10 million acquisition of BAE Systems Commercial Armored Vehicles LLC by The O'Gara Group of Ohio has been completed.

Companies design new security vehicle

CINCINNATI, Oct. 29 (UPI) -- U.S. and German companies have produced a commercial-type vehicle with enhanced security features in armoring and communications capabilities.

BAE to fit commercial vehicles with armor

CINCINNATI, Aug. 15 (UPI) -- The U.S. government has contracted BAE Systems to install armor technologies in commercial vehicles used by federal authorities.

BAE to support semi-truck reinforcement

CINCINNATI, May 8 (UPI) -- The U.S. Army has contracted BAE Systems for the company to supply its cab field kits for M915A3 military semi-trucks.

Army orders 12,000 turret rotation units

CINCINNATI, April 16 (UPI) -- BAE Systems has won an additional $71.1 million U.S. Army order for armored turret rotating units.

Coast Guard interdictions tops in decade

MIAMI, Jan. 19 (UPI) -- Figures released by the Coast Guard in Miami show 10,696 potential illegal immigrants were intercepted at sea last year, the most since 1994.

Three people rescued from inner tube

LAUDERDALE-BY-THE-SEA, Fla., March 25 (UPI) -- Two men and a woman on inner tubes were rescued Thursday just off a beach at Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, Fla., The Miami Herald reported.

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Pianist Thomas "Fats" Waller was born this day in 1904 in New York City. He came out of the stride style of piano playing to enrich the jazz repertoire with both speed and delicacy. And he had a way of making sparkling gems out of the silliest popular son
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Trombonist Bennie Green was born this day in 1923 in Chicago. He was only 19 when he joined the Earl Hines band in 1942, playing alongside Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Pianist and composer Lennie Tristano was born in Chicago this day in 1919. As a conceptualist and a player, he had a major influence on the development of modern jazz piano.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Bandleader Fletcher Henderson was born this day in 1897 in Cuthbert, Ga. His transformation of his popular 1920's dance band into a swing orchestra was the role model for the big bands America came to love.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

13-year-old Cuban boy to be brought ashore

KEY WEST, Fla., Nov. 26 (UPI) -- In an incident reminiscent of the Elian Gonzalez case three years ago, federal agents determined Tuesday a 13-year-old boy caught in a 21-foot boat at sea and h

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Singer June Christy, who made her mark in the Stan Kenton band, was born this day in 1925.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Pianist, singer and trumpeter Buck Washington was born this day in 1903 in Louisville, Ky. He was one half of the comedy and dance team "Buck and Bubbles" who worked the show and club scene from 1912 until 1953. Washington also recorded with Louis Armstro
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International
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