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Veterans' military records to be preserved

WASHINGTON, July 7 (UPI) -- One election year drama may be avoided in the future: the public release of military records.

Jeopardy record at 23 wins, $755,360

LOS ANGELES, July 2 (UPI) -- Salt Lake City software engineer Ken Jennings Friday racked up his 23rd "Jeopardy" win with a $17,600 victory to bring his total to $755,360.

Negro Leagues to get funds from MLB

NEW YORK, May 17 (UPI) -- Major League baseball will use more than $1 million in contributions to formulate a charitable program for former Negro League players. Baseball said the contri

27 former Negro Leaguers to get benefits

NEW YORK, May 17 (UPI) -- Major League Baseball Monday announced the creation of a charitable program that will pay pensions to 27 players from the old Negro League.

Redford signs on for Jackie Robinson pic

LOS ANGELES, April 30 (UPI) -- Robert Redford has signed on to play Brooklyn Dodgers general manager Branch Rickey in his first baseball drama since 1984's "The Natural."

The Almanac

Today is Sunday, April 11, the 102nd day of 2004 with 264 to follow.
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The Almanac

Today is Saturday, Jan. 31, the 31st day of 2004 with 335 to follow.

The Almanac

Today is Sunday, Nov. 2, the 306th day of 2003 with 59 to follow.
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The Almanac

Today is Thursday, Oct. 23, the 296th day of 2003 with 69 to follow.
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The Almanac

The weekly UPI Almanac package for October 20-26.
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Commentary: Althea, we won't forget

WASHINGTON, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- There was a significant passing in the sports world last week, and it hardly got anymore than lip service.
RON COLBERT, UPI Sports Managing Editor

Exhibit of baseball art hits a home run

NEW YORK, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- Baseball is not only the nation's pastime but also the inspiration for generations of America's untrained artists, many of whose works are included in a unique
FREDERICK M. WINSHIP

Belafonte, others cited at Harlem awards

NEW YORK, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- Singer Harry Belafonte, blues belter Ruth Brown and salsa legend Johnny Pacheco were among those honored in Harlem Wednesday.

Funeral service for Larry Doby

MONTCLAIR, N.J., June 24 (UPI) -- Former major league groundbreaker Larry Doby was eulogized on Monday at a funeral service in Montclair, N.J.

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U.S. President George W. Bush applauds as Rachel Robinson, wife of Jackie Robinson, shakes hands with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-CA, during a ceremony where baseball great Jackie Robinson was awarded a posthumous Congressional Gold Medal in the U.S. Capitol building in Washington on March 2, 2005. (UPI Photo/Roger L. Wollenberg)
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