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Norovirus suspected in killing four in Minn, hundreds sickened

Norovirus suspected in killing four in Minn, hundreds sickened

MINNEAPOLIS, March 14 (UPI) -- Several U.S. cities report norovirus -- also known as stomach flu -- has hit nursing homes, veterans' homes, schools, libraries and even a coffee shop.

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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014.
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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014.
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Oldest World War II vet joins Obama at Arlington National Cemetery

Oldest World War II vet joins Obama at Arlington National Cemetery

WASHINGTON, Nov. 12 (UPI) -- Richard Overton, believed to be the oldest surviving U.S. veteran of World War II, joined President Obama on Veterans Day for a White House breakfast.

N.J. newspaper owner: SarahPAC violated 9/11 photo copyright

NEW YORK, Sept. 13 (UPI) -- A New Jersey newspaper company sued Sarah Palin's political action committee Friday for copyright violation for using an iconic image from Sept. 11, 2001.

Cyprus considering Russian military use of airbase, port facilities

LARNARCA, Cyprus, June 24 (UPI) -- Financially strapped Cyprus is looking at allowing Russian military aircraft to use an airbase in Paphos, the country's defense minister said over the weekend.

Memorial held for Alan Wood, supplier of Iwo Jima flag

SIERRA MADRE, Calif., April 28 (UPI) -- World War II veteran Alan Wood, who played a supporting role in the famed flag-raising on Iwo Jima, was remembered Saturday at a memorial service in California.

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UPI Almanac for Sunday, March 17, 2013
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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013.
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Group wants 'Perfect Storm' boat restored

NORFOLK, Va., Aug. 8 (UPI) -- A Virginia group is trying to raise $500,000 to restore the famed rescue ship depicted in "The Perfect Storm."

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UPI Almanac for Saturday, March 17, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Feb. 19, 2012.
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Eastwood says he can't seem to retire from acting

Eastwood says he can't seem to retire from acting

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- Hollywood film star and director Clint Eastwood says he has been trying to retire from acting for years, but every once in a while a role comes along that's irresistible.

WW II vet receives medals -- 65 years late

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Nov. 11 (UPI) -- A California World War II veteran denied service medals 65 years ago because of a bad-conduct discharge now has them, including a Bronze Star, officials said.

Japan to search Iwo Jima for war dead

TOKYO, Aug. 20 (UPI) -- Japanese researchers will spend a week on Iwo Jima searching recently discovered mass graves of Japanese soldiers killed in World War II, authorities said.
Lee to Eastwood: 'I know my history'

Lee to Eastwood: 'I know my history'

LONDON, June 6 (UPI) -- Clint Eastwood says the lack of black U.S. soldiers in his film, "Flags of Our Fathers," was true to history but Spike Lee insists blacks fought at Iwo Jima.

Time cover sparks controversy

NEW YORK, April 27 (UPI) -- For the second week in a row, the cover of Time magazine has drawn added attention, an industry publication said.

Intrepid Museum sued for lost photo

NEW YORK, April 3 (UPI) -- A donor to the Intrepid Sea-Air-Space Museum in New York has filed a lawsuit, claiming the institution lost his photo of the flag-raising on Iwo Jima.

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UPI Almanac for Monday, March 17, 2008.
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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Feb. 23, 2008.
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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2008.
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