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Edmonton founder dies at 82

EDMONTON, Alberta, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- Bill Hunter, who brought professional hockey to Edmonton, died Monday. He was 82.

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Pianist and composer Scott Joplin, the man known as the King of Ragtime, was born this day in 1868 in Texarkana, Texas. He died in New York in 1917.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Trombonist Bill Harris was born this day in Philadelphia in 1916. Harris tried piano, tenor saxophone and trumpet before settling on the trombone, which he played with ingenuity, vigor and humor.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Rock News: Music's high and low notes

Project/Object, the most successful of the Frank Zappa repertory groups, returns to New York City this Halloween with Zappa veterans Ike Willis and Napoleon Murphy Brock fronting the group.
By United Press International

Hollywood Digest

What's happening in Hollywood.
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

People

KIDS DON'T WANT MR. ROGERS AT COMMENCEMENT
DENNIS DAILY, United Press International

The almanac

Today is Monday, May 27, the 147th day of 2002 with 218 to follow. Memorial Day is observed today. The moon is waning, moving toward its last quarter. There are no morning stars. The evening stars are Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn. Those
By United Press International

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Today is May 6. Trombonist Charlie Irvis, who played with Duke Ellington and Jelly Roll Morton, was born in New York, NY, on this day in 1899.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Today is Jan. 5.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Today is Nov. 24.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

News from the entertainment capital

, Oct. 18 (UPI) -- GRAMMYS IN L.A. AGAIN
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter
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