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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Monday, June 24, 2013.
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Floodwaters inundate Queensland city

BUNDABERG, Australia, Jan. 28 (UPI) -- Helicopters evacuated people to safety as deadly floodwaters made an island of Bundaberg in Australia's Queensland province, officials said Monday.

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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Sunday, June 24, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011.
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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, June 24, 2008.
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Widow of boxer Gene Tunney dies at 100

STAMFORD, Conn., April 15 (UPI) -- Polly Lauder Tunney, a Connecticut heiress whose marriage to heavyweight champion Gene Tunney made headlines, has died at the age of 100.

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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Sept. 22, 2007.
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UPI almanac for Sunday, June 24, 2007.

The Almanac

Today is Friday, Sept. 22, the 265th day of 2006 with 100 to follow.
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Today is Saturday, June 24, the 175th day of 2006 with 190 to follow.
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Today is Thursday, Sept. 22, the 265th day of 2005 with 100 to follow.
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Today is Friday, June 24, the 175th day of 2005 with 190 to follow.
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Today is Wednesday, Sept. 22, the 266th day of 2004 with 100 to follow.
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Today is Thursday, June 24, the 176th day of 2004 with 190 to follow.
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Today is Monday, Sept. 22, the 265th day of 2003 with 100 to follow.
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Today is Tuesday, June 24, the 175th day of 2003 with 190 to follow.
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Racing's ghosts haunt modern Fair Grounds

NEW ORLEANS, June 3 (UPI) -- The Fair Grounds Race Course is inhabited by so many ghosts and oddities and legends that I can't walk onto the property without being a little awestruck.
JOE BOB BRIGGS

Foreman to go into Hall of Fame

CANASTOTA, N.Y., Jan. 9 (UPI) -- Two-time heavyweight champion George Foreman, who has become a mainstream personality since his second retirement, heads the list of inductees in the Internatio

A Blast from the Past

The British hanged the American Revolutionary War hero and patriot Nathan Hale on this day in 1776. His famous last words, although often misquoted, were: "I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country." Hale had been caught spying behind
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The Almanac

Today is Sunday, Sept. 22, the 265th day of 2002 with 100 to follow.
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A Blast from the Past

The weekly Blast from the Past report for Sept. 16-22.
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Today is Monday, June 24, the 175th day of 2002 with 190 to follow.
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Coach Marty rescues football's losers

WASHINGTON, Nov. 27 (UPI) -- The Redskins are now "Five and Five." This is not quite on a par with saying Jack Dempsey has knocked out the Wild Bull of the Pampas, the New York Yankees have
MARTIN SIEFF, UPI Senior News Analyst
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