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Poll: King more revered in death

PRINCETON, N.J., Jan. 16 (UPI) -- Martin Luther King may be regarded as the greatest civil rights leader of the 20th century but he is revered more in death than he ever was admired in life. About 25 percent of U.S. workers had MLK Day off Monday, 20 years after King's birthday became a f

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Today is Monday, June 27, the 178th day of 2005 with 187 to follow.
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Helen Keller documentary out in Dec.

PHILADELPHIA, June 26 (UPI) -- A documentary, "Shining Soul: Helen Keller's Spiritual Life and Legacy" will show the role played by Emanuel Swedenborg's spiritual theology in her life.

Cancer claims actress Anne Bancroft, 73

NEW YORK, June 8 (UPI) -- Oscar-winning actress Anne Bancroft, best remembered for her role in "The Graduate," has died in New York of cancer at age 73, a family spokesman said.

The Almanac

Today is Wednesday, June 1, the 152nd day of 2005 with 212 to follow.
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Today is Thursday, April 14, the 104th day of 2005 with 261 to follow.
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Former U.S. Sen. Howell Heflin dies at 83

SHEFFIELD, Ala., March 29 (UPI) -- Former U.S. Sen. Howell Heflin of Alabama died Tuesday at Helen Keller Hospital in Sheffield, Ala., from a reportedly undetermined cause at age 83.

Actress Patty Duke set for heart surgery

COUER D''''ALENE, Idaho, Nov. 3 (UPI) -- Actress Patty Duke Pearce was scheduled for heart surgery Wednesday at a hospital in her Idaho hometown.

The Almanac

Today is Sunday, June 27, the 179th day of 2004 with 187 to follow.
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Today is Tuesday, June 1, the 153rd day of 2004 with 213 to follow.
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Today is Wednesday, April 14, the 105th day of 2004 with 261 to follow.
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The Almanac

Today is Friday, June 27, the 178th day of 2003 with 187 to follow.
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The Almanac

Today is Monday, April 14, the 104th day of 2003 with 261 to follow.
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Tovah Feldshuh stars as Golda Meir

NEW YORK, April 11 (UPI) -- Versatile actress Tovah Feldshuh has brought Talullah Bankhead, Sophie Tucker, Katharine Hepburn, Sarah Bernhardt and three queens of Henry VIII to the stage, a
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Entertainment Today: Showbiz News

Emmy and Tony Award-winning actor Michael Jeter died at his Hollywood Hills home this week. He was 50.
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Entertainment Today: Showbiz News

Chris Rock says being a big brother was excellent preparation for being a filmmaker.
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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
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People

PAT BOONE TO BE HONORED AGAIN
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Hollywood Digest

BOX-OFFICE STUNT
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Legendary comedian Johnny Carson is suffering from emphysema. TV Guide online quotes a representative for the retired "Tonight Show" host as saying Carson is dealing with the disease the best he can and otherwise is in good health.
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Country Music News

Ray Charles born in Albany, Ga., 1930. Bob Wills' first recording session with the Texas Playboys, 1935.
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People

LORIN MAAZEL TAKES OVER IN NEW YORK
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, June 27 (UPI) -- Today is Thursday, June 27, the 178th day of 2002 with 187 to follow.
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