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UPI Almanac for Friday, Sept. 13, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Monday, Sept. 9, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Friday, Aug. 30, 2013.
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Data: New Orleans population is on the rise again after Katrina

NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 29 (UPI) -- A group of elected officials and leaders In New Orleans said they gathered to mark the eighth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina and to press for rebuilding.

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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Monday, Aug. 26, 2013.
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Message written by Katrina victim returned eight years after storm

NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 22 (UPI) -- A New Orleans woman has been reunited with a letter she wrote, stuffed into a bottle and tossed into rising floodwaters after Hurricane Katrina, a report says.
Gulf states ensure patient health data available in disaster

Gulf states ensure patient health data available in disaster

BETHESDA, Md., July 11 (UPI) -- To ensure residents' health information is available after a hurricane, four Gulf states teamed with other states to safeguard the data, U.S. officials say.

Ancient forest found preserved under Gulf of Mexico waters

MOBILE, Ala., July 9 (UPI) -- Scuba divers say they've discovered an ancient forest of Bald Cypress trees preserved underwater in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Alabama.

Report says recent extremes of climate, temperatures unprecedented

GENEVA, Switzerland, July 3 (UPI) -- Climate extremes experienced in the decade 2001-2010 were unprecedented, the World Meteorological Organization in Geneva, Switzerland, says in a report.
George W. Bush dedicates library with faith in future of country

George W. Bush dedicates library with faith in future of country

DALLAS, April 25 (UPI) -- Five current and past U.S. presidents spoke at the dedication of the George W. Bush Presidential Library that Bush dedicated with faith in the country's future.
Judge blasts Army Corps of Engineers in Katrina suit

Judge blasts Army Corps of Engineers in Katrina suit

NEW ORLEANS, April 16 (UPI) -- U.S. law has given the Army Corps of Engineers, "a bureaucratic behemoth," legal immunity for its flawed work in New Orleans, a federal judge said.

Florida man building replica of Noah's Ark

MIAMI, April 14 (UPI) -- A Florida man says he's building a replica of Noah's Ark in Miami-Dade County that will become a museum and petting zoo to raise environmental awareness.

Actor Wendell Pierce opens food stores

NEW ORLEANS, April 7 (UPI) -- Actor Wendell Pierce, best known for his roles on "The Wire" and "Treme," says he is also an activist bringing fresh food to his hometown of New Orleans.

O'Brien leaves CNN's 'Starting Point'

ATLANTA, March 31 (UPI) -- CNN anchor Soledad O'Brien has left the cable news channel's "Starting Point" after being with the show for more than a year, officials said.

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UPI Almanac for Sunday, March 24, 2013.
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Report faults La. 'Katrina cottages'

BATON ROUGE, La., Feb. 26 (UPI) -- Legislative requirements meant for permanent housing increased costs and delayed "Katrina cottages" in Louisiana, a state audit report said.

Gasoline price hike biggest since 2009

HEATHROW, Fla., Feb. 21 (UPI) -- An average U.S. monthly jump of 47 cents a gallon for regular unleaded gasoline is the biggest in nearly four years, and much earlier than usual, AAA says.
Nagin pleads not guilty to bribery

Nagin pleads not guilty to bribery

NEW ORLEANS, Feb. 20 (UPI) -- Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin Wednesday pleaded not guilty to 21 federal bribery, conspiracy and money laundering charges.
Former New Orleans Mayor Nagin indicted

Former New Orleans Mayor Nagin indicted

NEW ORLEANS, Jan. 18 (UPI) -- A federal grand jury has indicted former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin on bribery, conspiracy and money laundering charges.

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Sandra Bullock set for People's Choice humanitarian honor

Sandra Bullock set for People's Choice humanitarian honor

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- Oscar-winning actress Sandra Bullock is to be presented with the Favorite Humanitarian award at Wednesday's People's Choice Awards in Los Angeles.
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