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The Almanac

Today is Wednesday, Oct. 23, the 296th day of 2002 with 69 to follow.
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A Blast from the Past

A suicide terrorist attack on American forces took place in Beirut, Lebanon, on this date in 1983. A truck loaded with TNT was driven into the U.S. military headquarters and blown up, killing 241 U.S. Marines. A similar attack the same day on French troop
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A Blast from the Past

The weekly UPI Blast from the Past package for Oct. 21-27.
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Rock News Two: The week in pop

Gov't Mule, the B-52's, Bob Weir, Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Blind Boys of Alabama, D.J. Logic, moe., Stanton Moore, Tom Tom Club, John Popper, Melvin Sparks and Derek Trucks were among the rock luminaries who performed Wednesday at the second annual Jammy a
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

Rock News: Music's high and low notes

Reggae stars Freddie McGregor, The Mighty Diamonds, Gregory Isaacs, Max Romeo, John Holt, Toots Hibbert, Ken Boothe, Brent Dowe, Honey Boy, Alton Ellis, Jackie Robinson, Bob Andy, Winston Groovy and Leroy Sibbles are all collaborating with neo-reggae band
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

Washington Agenda-Federal

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Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Violinist Stuff Smith was born this day in 1909 in Portsmouth, Ohio. During his career, he was described as the most forceful violinist in jazz history. Smith was inspired as a player by Joe Venuti, who coincidentally died this day in 1978 at age 82.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

In Sports from United Press International

A roundup of top sports stories.

Baseball great Enos Slaughter dies

DURHAM, N.C., Aug. 12 (UPI) -- Hall of Famer Enos "Country" Slaughter died Monday morning at Duke University Hospital in Durham, N.C. He was 86.

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All-Star game ends as 7-7 tie after 11 innings

In Sports from United Press International

Major League All-Stars take center stage

In Sports from United Press International

Major League All-Stars take center stage

MLB to select baseball's greatest moments

MILWAUKEE, July 9 (UPI) -- Major League Baseball and MasterCard Tuesday unveiled a program that will determine the greatest single moment in history of America's pastime.

Baseball memories

WASHINGTON, June 23 (UPI) -- My father wanted a son. I understood that from the time I could intuit those secret messages that children know without knowing they know. My dad loved me. I al
DR. DORREE LYNN, A UPI Outside View Commentary

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Hingis will miss French Open with surgery

Joe Black dies at 77

PHOENIX, May 17 (UPI) -- Joe Black, the 1952 National League Rookie of the Year and the first black player to win a World Series game, died Friday morning after a lengthy battle with pr

The Almanac

Today is Thursday, April 11, the 101st day of 2002 with 264 to follow. The moon is waning, moving toward its new phase.
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A Blast From The Past

Today is April 11. "Houston, we have a problem." It was on this date in 1970 that Apollo 13 blasted off from Cape Kennedy, Fla., on the third U.S. moon-landing mission.
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

A Blast From The Past

Today is April 8. It was on this date in 1949 that three-year-old Kathy Fiscus of San Marino, Calif., fell into an abandoned well while playing.
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

Transcript of interview with Jesse Jackson

CHICAGO, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- UPI senior Midwest Correspondent Al Swanson spent a Saturday morning at Rainbow/PUSH headquarters with the Rev. Jesse Jackson. During a walking tour of the mode

The Almanac

Today is Thursday, Jan. 31, the 31st day of 2002 with 334 to follow. The moon is waning, moving toward its last quarter.
By United Press International

Jockstrip: The World As We Know It

THE 'TRIPLE CROWN' --- OF HIKING?
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

National League MVP winners

NEW YORK, Nov. 19 (UPI) -- National League Most Valuable Player Award winners.

Commentary: National unity or diversity?

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 4 (UPI) -- War, for all its horrors, has sometimes brought blessings to America. More than once in our history, a victorious struggle against a common enemy left the natio
STEVE SAILER, National Correspondent
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