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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Sept. 18, 2011.
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The almanac

UPI Almanac for Thursday, Sept. 18, 2008.
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The almanac

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2007.
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The Almanac

Today is Monday, Sept. 18, the 261st day of 2006 with 104 to follow.
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The Almanac

Today is Sunday, Sept. 18, the 261st day of 2005 with 104 to follow.
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The Almanac

Today is Saturday, Sept. 18, the 262nd day of 2004 with 104 to follow.
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The Almanac

Today is Thursday, Sept. 18, the 261st day of 2003 with 104 to follow.
By United Press International

A Blast from the Past

It was on this date in 1975, 19 months after she was abducted from her apartment, that heiress Patricia Hearst was captured by FBI agents in San Francisco -- along with two of her Symbionese Liberation Army (SLA) comrades, William and Emily Harris. Hearst
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Wednesday, Sept. 18, the 261st day of 2002 with 104 to follow.
By United Press International

A Blast from the Past

The weekly Blast from the Past report for Sept. 16-22.
By United Press International
Wiki

George Meegan (b. ca. 1952) is a British long-distance walker best known for his unbroken walk of the entire Western Hemisphere from the southern tip of South America to the northernmost part of Alaska, 19,019 miles (30,608 km) in 2,425 days (1977-1983). The walk has been documented in his book The Longest Walk (1988).

He has appeared often in the press including the Today show three times, CBS Morning News and on Larry King Live. Meegan lives in both England and Japan with his wife, Yoshiko; they have two children.

He was the Independent candidate for the Gillingham and Rainham constituency for the 2010 General Election; he came in the last of 9 candidates, winning only 109 votes.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "George Meegan."
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