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UPI Almanac for Thursday, July 11, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, July 11, 2012.
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Family fights for Wilbur the pig

HOUSTON, Aug. 31 (UPI) -- A Houston-area family says their Vietnamese potbellied pig is a pet, not livestock, and are fighting a neighborhood association's attempt to evict him.

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UPI Almanac for Friday, July 11, 2008.
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UPI almanac for Wednesday, July 11, 2007.

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Today is Tuesday, July 11, the 192nd day of 2006 with 173 to follow.
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Today is Saturday, May 13, the 133rd day of 2006 with 232 to follow.
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Today is Monday, July 11, the 192nd day of 2005 with 173 to follow.
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Today is Friday, May 13, the 133rd day of 2005 with 232 to follow.
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Redford plays Ike in 'Charlotte's Web'

HOLLYWOOD, April 6 (UPI) -- Oscar-winning filmmaker Robert Redford lends his voice to Ike the arachnophobic horse in the upcoming movie of the children's classic "Charlotte's Web."

Outkast's Andre in 'Charlotte's Web'

MELBOURNE, Jan. 20 (UPI) -- Outkast's Andre 3000 will voice the part of a crow in a live action/animated adaptation of "Charlotte's Web."
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NYP2001051005 - 10 MAY 2001- NEW YORK, NEW YORK, USA: Actress Geena Davis takes time off from the filming of Stuart Little 2 to dedicate a bench in New York Central Park to Stuart Little author E.B. White May 10, 2001. rlw/ep/Ezio Petersen UPI
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Elwyn Brooks White (July 11, 1899 – October 1, 1985), usually known as E. B. White, was an American writer. A long-time contributor to The New Yorker magazine, he also wrote many famous books for both adults and children, such as the popular Charlotte's Web and Stuart Little, and co-authored a widely used writing guide, The Elements of Style, popularly known by its authors' names, as "Strunk & White."

White was born in Mt. Vernon, New York, the youngest child of Samuel White, a piano manufacturer, and Jessie Hart. He served in the army before going on to college. White graduated from Cornell University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1921. He picked up the nickname "Andy" at Cornell, where tradition confers that moniker on any male student surnamed White, after Cornell co-founder Andrew Dickson White. While at Cornell, he worked as editor of The Cornell Daily Sun with classmate Allison Danzig who later became a sportswriter for The New York Times. White was also a member of the Quill and Dagger society and Phi Gamma Delta (FIJI). He wrote for The Seattle Times and Seattle Post-Intelligencer and worked as an ad man before returning to New York City in 1924.

White married Katharine Sergeant Angell in 1929, also an editor at The New Yorker, and author (as Katharine White) of Onward and Upward in the Garden. They had a son, Joel White, a naval architect and boatbuilder, who owned Brooklin Boatyard in Brooklin, Maine. Katharine's son from her first marriage, Roger Angell, has spent decades as a fiction editor for The New Yorker and is well known as the magazine's baseball writer.

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