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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014.
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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013.
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The almanac

UPI Almanac for Monday. Feb. 11, 2013.
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Novelist Patricia Cornwell says firm misspent her $89 million

Novelist Patricia Cornwell says firm misspent her $89 million

NEW YORK, Feb. 8 (UPI) -- Crime novelist Patricia Cornwell testified in federal court in Boston that her former financial advisers improperly invested and spent $89 million of her money.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Monday, Dec. 24, 2012.
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The almanac

UPI Almanac for Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012.
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The almanac

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2008.
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The almanac

UPI Almanac for Monday, Dec. 24, 2007.
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The Almanac

UPI almanac for Dec. 24, 2006.
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The Almanac

Today is Saturday, Dec. 24, the 358th day of 2005 with seven to follow.
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Ray Charles studio to be a museum

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- Ray Charles RPM Studio in Los Angeles will become a museum honoring the late singer, Daily Variety reported Friday.

The Almanac

Today is Friday, Dec. 24, the 359th day of 2004 with seven to follow.
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The Almanac

Today is Wednesday, Dec. 24, the 358th day of 2003 with seven to follow.
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Charlie Justice dies at 79

CHERRYVILLE, N.C., Oct. 17 (UPI) -- Charlie "Choo Choo" Justice, one of the great running backs in college football history, died Friday morning at his home in Cherryville, N.C.

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Saxophonist Herbie Steward was born this day in 1926 in Los Angeles. He was a member of Woody Herman's Second Herd. He was one of the original Four Brothers saxophone section on Herman's "Four Brothers" recording in 1947.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Saxophonist, singer and bandleader Tex Beneke was born this day in 1914 in Fort Worth, Texas. He soared in popularity after joining Glenn Miller's 1938 orchestra.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

A Blast from the Past

U-2 spy plane pilot Gary Powers was returned to the United States on this date in 1962. Powers had been shot down while flying a mission over the Soviet Union -- something the Soviets didn't take kindly to. He was exchanged for Rudolf Abel, who'd been cau
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include Ventures guitarist Don Wilson, who was born in 1937 (age 66); Roberta Flack in 1939 (age 64); Jimmy Merchant of Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers in 1940 (age 63); singer/songwriter Peter Allen was born in 1944; Donovan, whose full
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

The weekly UPI Today in Music package for Feb. 8-14.
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A Blast from the Past

The weekly UPI Blast from the Past package for Feb. 10-16.
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Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Baby Dodds, the quintessential New Orleans drummer, was born on this day in 1898. He was the younger brother of clarinetist and bandleader Johnny Dodds.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Singer Billy Eckstine, lovingly known to his fans as "Mr. B," was born this day in Pittsburgh in 1914.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Saxophonist Herbie Steward was born this day in 1926 in Los Angeles. He was a member of Woody Herman's Second Herd. He was one of the original Four Brothers saxophone section on Herman's "Four Brothers" recording in 1947.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Today is Feb. 12. Saxophonist, singer and bandleader Tex Beneke was born this day in 1914 in Fort Worth, Texas. He soared in popularity after joining Glenn Miller's 1938 orchestra.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

A Blast From The Past

Today is Feb. 10. U-2 spy plane pilot Gary Powers was returned to the United States on this date in 1962.
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International
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