The Almanac

This is Tuesday, Feb. 14, the 45th day of 2006 with 320 to follow.
By United Press International

Colleges welcoming Katrina refugees

NEW ORLEANS, Sept. 2 (UPI) -- Colleges across the country and Canada are offering places to displaced Gulf Coast students whose schools were closed by Hurricane Katrina.

The Almanac

This is Monday, Feb. 14, the 45th day of 2005 with 320 to follow.
By United Press International

Miami Touchdown Club allows woman

CORAL GABLES, Fla., Dec. 8 (UPI) -- It took the college president to get it done, but the University of Miami (Fla.) Touchdown Club has decided to allow women to join from now on.

Jockstrip: The world as we know it

Transexual's divorce hits a snag ... Snail mail becomes lost mail ... Graduation speech plagiarized ... Protesters picket national spelling bee ... The world as we know it from UPI.
By United Press International

Graduation speech plagiarized

HILLSBOROUGH, N.C., June 3 (UPI) -- The Titanic angle in his graduation speech may have left a North Carolina school official with more than a sinking feeling for the speech was plagiarized.

The Almanac

This is Saturday, Feb. 14, the 45th day of 2004 with 321 to follow.
By United Press International

Miami joins Atlantic Coast Conference

CORAL GABLES, Fla., June 30 (UPI) -- The University of Miami (Fla.) officially accepted an invitation Monday to join the Atlantic Coast Conference.

Miami to announce decision Monday

MIAMI, June 26 (UPI) -- University of Miami officials said Thursday they will announce on Monday whether the school will move to the Atlantic Coast Conference.

Seniors get no guarantees on Canada drugs

WASHINGTON, June 6 (UPI) -- U.S. pharmacy boards have begun certifying online drugstores, but they have refused to certify Canadian Web sites that ship drugs into the country, leaving American seniors who use the sites with no way of knowing if they are purchasing legitimate or safe
STEVE MITCHELL, Medical Correspondent

Washington Agenda-Weekahead

By United Press International

BCS forms oversight committee

PROVIDENCE, R.I., March 6 (UPI) -- The Bowl Championship Series has announced the formation of a presidential committee, which will provide oversight on issues related to the BCS.

Teens drink 20 percent of U.S. alcohol

NEW YORK, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- Teens and adults who drink heavily account for more than half of all alcohol consumption in the United States, with teens alone accounting for nearly 20 percent, even though they're not legally allowed to drink, a study released Tuesday said.

The Almanac

This is Friday, Feb. 14, the 45th day of 2003 with 320 to follow.
By United Press International

Panel supports constitutional amendment

WASHINGTON, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- Experts and lawmakers appearing before a special committee on government continuity said Monday that a constitutional amendment would likely be required to solve the problem of what to do if a terrorist attack kills or injures more than half of the House

Living Today: Issues of modern living

The Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge in northern Florida is ablaze. Published reports indicate that as of the weekend more than 10,000 acres had been scorched in one fire and that a second fire was spreading.
By United Press International

Watercooler Stories

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The Almanac

This is Thursday, Feb. 14, the 45th day of 2002 with 320 to follow.

Sports Update

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Miami's Coker gets contract extention

CORAL GABLES, Fla., Feb. 4 (UPI) -- Larry Coker, who could not have had a better rookie season as football coach at Miami, was
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