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UPI Almanac for Thursday, March 20, 2014.
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UPI Almanac for Friday, June 14, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Thursday, May 30, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, March 20, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Thursday, June 14, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, May 30, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, March 20, 2012.
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Historians: Cabin not 'Uncle Tom's'

BETHESDA, Md., Oct. 4 (UPI) -- A Maryland county has poured more than $2 million into buying and expanding a cabin falsely believed to be the basis of "Uncle Tom's Cabin," historians said.

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UPI Almanac for Saturday, June 14, 2008.
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UPI Almanac for Friday, May 30, 2008.
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UPI almanac for Thursday, June 14, 2007.

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Today is Wednesday, June 14, the 165th day of 2006 with 200 to follow.
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Today is Tuesday, June 14, the 165th day of 2005 with 200 to follow.
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Feature: The 'N' word gets its own show

LOS ANGELES, June 29 (UPI) -- The "N" word, long banished from polite conversation, remains a subject of fascination in American culture, and a new Trio cable network documentary takes a fra
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

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Today is Monday, June 14, the 166th day of 2004 with 200 to follow.
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Commentary: America's Theologian turns 300

SALEM, Va., Oct. 2 (UPI) -- Editor's note: Oct. 5 is the 300th anniversary of the birth of American philosopher-theologian Jonathan Edwards (1703-58). UPI's guest columnist is the Rev. Dr.
GERALD R. MCDERMOTT, UPI Guest Columnist

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Today is Saturday, June 14, the 165th day of 2003 with 200 to follow.
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Book of the week: 'I like being American'

SAN DIEGO, March 18 (UPI) -- In his anthology, "I Like Being American," editor Michael Leach has chosen to represent what is best about being a citizen of the United States. He does not den
SHIRLEY SAAD

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

Assignment America: Literary blackface?

NEW YORK, June 24 (UPI) -- Was Hannah Crafts really a black woman? Was she really a slave? How do we know she wasn't a tea-sipping housewife in Morristown who wanted to help abolish slave
JOHN BLOOM

Urban News

(CINCINNATI) -- Ground has been broken in Cincinnati for a national museum to honor the work of those who helped build the Underground Railroad. The "railroad,"
DENNIS DAILY, United Press International

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Today is Friday, June 14, the 165th day of 2002 with 200 to follow.
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