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UPI Almanac for Monday, May 27, 2013.
By United Press International

Searchers seek 2 canoeists in Hudson River

HYDE PARK, N.Y., Dec. 21 (UPI) -- The U.S. Coast Guard searched the Hudson River Friday for two men whose canoe capsized near the home of former President Franklin D. Roosevelt, officials said.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Sunday, May 27, 2012.
By United Press International

Dogs of War: William Walker -- the American Idol of the 19th century

WASHINGTON, Sept. 29 (UPI) -- Mercenaries haven't always been unpopular. In fact, as a new book details, there was a time when one, William Walker, was a national hero.
DAVID ISENBERG

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, May 27, 2008.
By United Press International

The Almanac

UPI almanac for Sunday, May 27, 2007.
By United Press International

Vanderbilt walls display platinum leaf

NEWPORT, R.I., Nov. 24 (UPI) -- An analysis has found that Cornelius Vanderbilt II decorated the walls of his summer home in Newport, R.I., with platinum.

The Almanac

Today is Saturday, May 27, the 147th day of 2006 with 218 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Friday, May 27, the 147th day of 2005 with 218 to follow.
By United Press International

Troubled Marineland attraction to reopen

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla., May 9 (UPI) -- The 67-year-old Marineland tourist attraction south of St. Augustine, Fla., plans to reopen this summer as an eco-tourist attraction.

The Almanac

Today is Thursday, May 27, the 148th day of 2004 with 218 to follow.
By United Press International

A golden gala for first jazz festival

NEWPORT, R.I., Jan. 25 (UPI) -- The 50th anniversary edition of the legendary Newport Jazz Festival this August will open with a star-studded black-tie all-star gala. Organizers said the Aug. 12 event at The Breakers, Newport's most opulent Gilded Age mansion, will honor many of the art

History (etc.) still inhabits Tarrytown

TARRYTOWN, N.Y., July 8 (UPI) -- One of our hallowed Fourth of July traditions is to go clomping around historic sites being reminded of things we should have remembered from freshman survey, t
JOHN BLOOM

The Almanac

Today is Tuesday, May 27, the 147th day of 2003 with 218 to follow.
By United Press International

Assignment America: Big gorilla capitalism

NEW YORK, May 19 (UPI) -- The Big Gorilla Theory of Capitalism goes like this: We need selfish monomaniacal bulldog businessmen because they will keep the markets honest. We need their r
JOHN BLOOM, UPI Reporter-at-Large

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

Candace Wheeler: Pioneer American Designer

NEW YORK, Oct. 24 (UPI) -- Interior decorating was a sideline of upholsterers and drapers in the 19th century until a small band of pioneering men and women made it a profession that flou
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