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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013.
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Most U.S. Founding Fathers were age 40 and younger

Most U.S. Founding Fathers were age 40 and younger

CHICAGO, Aug. 18 (UPI) -- Portraits of the U.S. founding fathers often portray them with white powdered wigs and many think they were older than the young men they were, an expert says.

Gail Kobe, producer and actress, dead at 82

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 5 (UPI) -- U.S. actress and producer Gail Kobe has died at the age of 82, Deadline.com reported.

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UPI Almanac for Friday, Nov. 2, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Monday, Oct. 22, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011.
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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Oct. 22, 2011.
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Actor Fess Parker dead at 85

Actor Fess Parker dead at 85

LOS ANGELES, March 18 (UPI) -- Fess Parker, a U.S. actor famous for his roles in adventure movies and TV shows, has died of natural causes, The Hollywood Reporter said Thursday. He was 85.

TV writer Barrows dies at 81

PUEBLO, Colo., Feb. 9 (UPI) -- Former TV writer Robert Guy Barrows, who wrote for TV series including "The Fugitive" and "Mission: Impossible," has died in Pueblo, Colo. at age 81.

Singer Boone warns Ky. voters on Democrats

LEXINGTON, Ky., Nov. 4 (UPI) -- Singer Pat Boone warned Kentucky voters this weekend that Democratic candidates for the state's top two offices want the state to be "another San Francisco."

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UPI Almanac for Friday, Nov. 2, 2007.
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UPI almanac for Thursday, Nov. 2, 2006.
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'Daniel Boone' DVDs feature Fess Parker

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Aug. 16 (UPI) -- Fess Parker, 82, a 1960s U.S. role model for kids, will be recalled with "Daniel Boone" show reruns on TV Land as well as the release of his series on DVD.

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Today is Wednesday, Nov. 2, the 306th day of 2005 with 59 to follow.
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Today is Tuesday, Nov. 2, the 307th day of 2004 with 59 to follow.
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Today is Sunday, Nov. 2, the 306th day of 2003 with 59 to follow.
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Watercooler Stories

A Philadelphia court has sentenced a blind man in the kicking death of his guide dog, "Inky." The Inquirer newspaper says the man could serve as much as a year in jail in conjunction with the incident.
DENNIS DAILY, United Press International

Veteran actor Harold Ayer dies at 86

LOS ANGELES, March 11 (UPI) -- Veteran stage, screen and TV actor Harold Ayer has died from a stroke in Los Angeles at 86, family members said Tuesday.

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Today is Saturday, Nov. 2, the 306th day of 2002 with 59 to follow.

Book Review: An artful 'forgery'

In "The Poet and the Murderer," Simon Worrall has taken hold of the complex and interesting subject of forging historical and literary documents and has untangled many strands to weave a coherent and eye-opening narrative.
JESSIE THORPE, United Press International

Feds OK strip mine despite threat to fish

FRANKFORT, Ky., Jan. 10 (UPI) -- It will be up to state officials to decide whether to allow Core Management Inc. to open a strip mine operation along a Knox County stream that may endanger the

Of Human Interest: News-lite

CELEBRATING THE AMERICAN SPIRIT
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

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Today is Friday, Nov. 2, the 306th day of 2001 with 59 to follow.
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