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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013.
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Amelia Earhart namesake to retrace final flight

OSHKOSH, Wis., July 31 (UPI) -- A namesake and distant relative announced Wednesday she plans a do-over of pioneering U.S. aviator Amelia Earhart's last flight.

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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, July 24, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, July 2, 2013.
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Amelia Earhart plane wreck hunters deny keeping site a secret

WILMINGTON, Del., June 12 (UPI) -- The Delaware group that believes it may have found Amelia Earhart's plane says it didn't keep the wreck site secret while it raised money for its expedition.

Group says sonar may show resting place of Earhart's plane

WILMINGTON, Del., June 1 (UPI) -- A Delaware group is seeking to raise funds to investigate sonar images it says may indicate the final resting place of lost aviator Amelia Earhart's plane.

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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, May 21, 2013.
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Sonar-equipped boats could solve mysteries

SEATTLE, Dec. 31 (UPI) -- The head of a Seattle submarine rental company said the wreckage of lost planes such as Navy Flight 19 and Amelia Earhart's can be found -- for the right price.

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UPI Almanac for Friday, Aug. 24, 2012.
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Amelia Earhart search yields debris

Amelia Earhart search yields debris

WASHINGTON, Aug. 20 (UPI) -- The group searching for Amelia Earhart says some debris found in the South Pacific could be the wreckage of the famed U.S. aviatrix's long-lost plane.

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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, July 24, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Monday, July 2, 2012.
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Research concludes Earhart died on island

Research concludes Earhart died on island

WILMINGTON, Del., June 3 (UPI) -- A group investigating the disappearance of Amelia Earhart concluded she died on an uninhabited Pacific island where her plane made an emergency landing in 1937.

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UPI Almanac for Monday, May 21, 2012.
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Photo sparks hunt for Earhart aircraft

Photo sparks hunt for Earhart aircraft

WOODINVILLE, Wash., April 17 (UPI) -- A Washington state forensic examiner says he's contributing his expertise to a $2 million search for the missing aircraft of aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart.

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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2012.
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Rare bird sets up housekeeping in Calif.

SAN DIEGO, April 15 (UPI) -- A bird named for Amelia Earhart has hatched at least six chicks at a nature center near San Diego after a 160-mile trip from another county, officials say.
Are island bones those of Amelia Earhart?

Are island bones those of Amelia Earhart?

NORMAN, Okla., March 3 (UPI) -- Three bones found on the Pacific island of Nikumaroro may be those of the famous aviator Amelia Earhart, a group involved in historical aircraft recovery said.

Earhart 'hair' found to be thread

CLEVELAND, Oct. 20 (UPI) -- DNA analysis of what was believed to be a strand of Amelia Earhart's hair found the item was actually thread, a Cleveland aviation museum said.
99s present Swank with Earhart medal

99s present Swank with Earhart medal

FAIRFIELD, N.J., Oct. 18 (UPI) -- The president of The 99s, an organization of women pilots, has honored actress Hilary Swank and director Mira Nair for their work on "Amelia," a film about pioneering U.S. aviatrix Amelia Earhart.
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'Amelia' to open Qatar film fest

'Amelia' to open Qatar film fest

DOHA, Qatar, Sept. 29 (UPI) -- Mira Nair's "Amelia" is set to open the inaugural Doha Tribeca Film Festival in Qatar, organizers announced Tuesday.
McGregor joins cast of Earhart bio-pic

McGregor joins cast of Earhart bio-pic

LOS ANGELES, May 27 (UPI) -- Scottish actor Ewan McGregor reportedly is set to co-star with Hilary Swank in the big-screen Amelia Earhart biography "Amelia."
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