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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, March 25, 2014.
By United Press International

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UPI Almanac for Friday, March 14, 2014.
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UPI Almanac for Friday, Jan. 3, 2014.
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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013.
By United Press International
Somber skies, rain greet thousands in Dallas for Kennedy tribute

Somber skies, rain greet thousands in Dallas for Kennedy tribute

DALLAS, Nov. 22 (UPI) -- Thousands of people gathered Friday in chilly rain under somber skies at Dealey Plaza, where President John F. Kennedy was assassinated 50 years ago.
UPI reporter: The day Kennedy was shot surrealistic

UPI reporter: The day Kennedy was shot surrealistic

DALLAS, Nov. 22 (UPI) -- My overall thought of the day I spent in the Dallas bureau of United Press International on Nov. 22, 1963, is no different a half century later than it was when I left the office in the middle of night and returned to my apartment and my bride of two months.
MIKE RABUN
Kennedy assassination: 50 years later, the mystery endures

Kennedy assassination: 50 years later, the mystery endures

Nov. 22, 1963: U.S. President John F. Kennedy was assassinated en route to a political speech at the Dallas Business and Trade Mart to shore up support for the Democratic ticket in Texas, especially support for his vice president, Lyndon Baines Johnson, and the story was transmitted to the world by United Press International.
MARCELLA S. KREITER, United Press International
Release of files may give insight into Ruby's shooting of JFK assassin

Release of files may give insight into Ruby's shooting of JFK assassin

DALLAS, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- Just-released artifacts and papers hold revelations about Jack Ruby's murder of reputed presidential assassin Lee Harvey Oswald, officials and historians say.
Kennedy assassination remembered in graveside ceremony

Kennedy assassination remembered in graveside ceremony

ARLINGTON, Va., Nov. 20 (UPI) -- President Obama paid respects to President John F. Kennedy Wednesday in a graveside ceremony, commemorating the 50th anniversary of his assassination in Dallas.

Decorated Canadian journalist Peter Worthington dies

TORONTO, May 13 (UPI) -- Globe-trotting Canadian journalist Peter Worthington, co-founder of the Toronto Sun, died after a short illness, his family said. He was 86.
House where Lee Harvey Oswald rented room going on market

House where Lee Harvey Oswald rented room going on market

DALLAS, May 9 (UPI) -- The Dallas house where Lee Harvey Oswald rented a room at the time he shot President John F. Kennedy is going on the market.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Monday, March 25, 2013.
By United Press International

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UPI Almanac for Thursday, March 14, 2013.
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Oswald's apartment in Dallas to be razed

DALLAS, Jan. 7 (UPI) -- A Dallas apartment building where presidential assassin Lee Harvey Oswald once lived will be demolished this week, the city's senior assistant attorney said.
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Jack Ruby
Jack Ruby, the cancer stricken killer of presidential assassin Lee Harvey Oswald, is in a coma, it was reported on January 3, 1967. Doctors at Parkland Hospital predicted he would not survive for a long time as he was suffering from a widespread cancer. (UPI Photo/Files)
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Jack Leon Rubenstein (March 25, 1911 – January 3, 1967), who legally changed his name to Jack Leon Ruby in 1947, was an American nightclub operator in Dallas, Texas. Ruby was originally from Chicago, Illinois. He was convicted of the November 24, 1963 murder of Lee Harvey Oswald. The murder took place two days after Oswald was arrested by deputy Bill Vaught for the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Ruby appealed the conviction and death sentence. As a date for his new trial was being set, he became ill and died of lung cancer on January 3, 1967.

Ruby was involved with major figures in organized crime; conspiracy theorists claim that he killed Oswald as part of an overall plot surrounding the assassination of Kennedy. Others have disputed this, arguing that his connection with gangsters was minimal at best and that he was not the sort to be entrusted with such an act within a high-level conspiracy.

Jack Ruby was known to have been acquainted with both the police and the mob, specifically the Italian Mafia. The House Select Committee on Assassinations said that Jack Ruby had known restaurateurs Sam (1920–1970) and Joseph Campisi (1918–1990) since 1947, and had been seen with them on many occasions. After an investigation of Joe Campisi, the HSCA found,

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