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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Monday, May 20, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Monday, Oct. 15, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Sunday, May 20, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011.
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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2008.
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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, May 20, 2008.
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Strip mining threatens Nietzsche's grave

MAGDEBURG, Germany, March 26 (UPI) -- Officials with the German mining company Mibrag said they would respect the resting place of Friedrich Nietzsche during operations near his grave site.

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UPI almanac for Sunday, May 20, 2007.
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Fed-up Islamic scholar quits Notre Dame

CHICAGO, Dec. 15 (UPI) -- A pacifist Islamic professor has given up hope of getting a U.S. visa and announced his resignation from the University of Notre Dame.

N.M. schools urged to respect Christmas

SANTA FE, N.M., Dec. 8 (UPI) -- A Republican New Mexico state senator is contacting every state school district to "remind them ... the name Jesus can and should be mentioned in public schools

Thinking About Life: Lying

CAMBRIDGE, England, Dec. 9 (UPI) -- The philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche, when young, wrote a piece saying that mistakes are really lies -- "in a non-moral sense." To my mind that was just the kind of clever-silly idea typical of unthinking youth.
JENNY TEICHMAN

Imre Kertesz, Nobel literature laureate

The Nobel Prize for Literature 2002 goes to Imre Kertesz of Hungary "for writing that upholds the fragile experience of the individual against the barbaric arbi
SHIRLEY SAAD

Thinking about life: Michel Foucault

NEW YORK, Aug. 12 (UPI) -- You do not have to be a student of philosophy to have heard the name Michel Foucault.
ROGER KIMBALL

Review: Franklin Graham on end-time

WASHINGTON, Aug. 6 (UPI) -- Time is running out, as far as God's clock is concerned, according to Rev. Franklin Graham, so he does what he deems appropriate under these circumstances -- he
UWE SIEMON-NETTO, UPI Religion Correspondent

Thinking About Life: What is Truth?

NEW YORK, Jan. 7 (UPI) -- In a famous passage of "The Confessions," St. Augustine asks, "What, then, is time? I know well enough what it is, provided that nobody asks me; but if I am ask
ROGER KIMBALL
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