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UPI Almanac for Friday, Feb. 14, 2014.
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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, July 30, 2013.
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Backstreet Boys read Top 10 list on 'Late Show'

Backstreet Boys read Top 10 list on 'Late Show'

NEW YORK, June 27 (UPI) -- The Backstreet Boys sang a Top 10 list on "Late Show with David Letterman" in New York this week.
Search halted for long-missing union boss Hoffa's remains in Michigan

Search halted for long-missing union boss Hoffa's remains in Michigan

DETROIT, June 19 (UPI) -- A three-day search for the remains of Jimmy Hoffa ended in rural Michigan Wednesday, with police saying it turned up no sign of the missing Teamsters president.
FBI search team focuses on spot K9 flagged in Hoffa search

FBI search team focuses on spot K9 flagged in Hoffa search

OAKLAND TOWNSHIP, Mich., June 18 (UPI) -- A cadaver dog that's part of an FBI search team has flagged a location in a Michigan field where an aging mobster says Jimmy Hoffa is buried, officials said.

Watercooler Stories

Gun-toting pizza eaters get discount ... Bandits steal metal chain from shipwreck ... 60-year-old safe at Vegas bar is a bust ... Mo. bill would outlaw gun control bills ... Watercooler stories from UPI.

60-year-old safe at Vegas bar is a bust

LAS VEGAS, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- It was a letdown of atomic proportions when the owners of a Las Vegas bar opened a 60-year-old safe found while remodeling -- and discovered only receipts.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013.
By United Press International
Anniversaries in the year ahead

Anniversaries in the year ahead

We look forward to 2013 with resolutions, hopes and clean calendars, but we'll be looking back as well. A new year is always an opportunity to celebrate the anniversary of something, and plenty of remembrances are upcoming.
ED ADAMCZYK, United Press International
HBO documentary 'Ethel' tells Kennedy story from the inside

HBO documentary 'Ethel' tells Kennedy story from the inside

NEW YORK, Oct. 18 (UPI) -- U.S. filmmaker Rory Kennedy, the youngest child of slain civil rights era leader Robert F. Kennedy, says her HBO documentary "Ethel" stands apart from other accounts of the political dynasty's role in history because it is told from the famous family's point of view and puts the spotlight on her interview-shy mother, Ethel Skakel Kennedy.
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International

Police: Scam artists exploit Hoffa search

DETROIT, Oct. 13 (UPI) -- Detroit-area police say scammers are telling residents Teamsters boss Jimmy Hoffa is buried on their land, to get them out of their homes so they can rob them.

Hoffa's whereabouts remain a mystery

ROSEVILLE, Mich., Oct. 2 (UPI) -- Former Teamsters boss Jimmy Hoffa is still missing after test results on soil from beneath a shed in suburban Detroit turned up no sign of human remains.

Hoffa hunt awaits forensic results

ROSEVILLE, Mich., Oct. 1 (UPI) -- Police in Roseville, Mich., say they are awaiting forensic results to learn if a body, perhaps that of ex-Teamsters boss Jimmy Hoffa, is under a local driveway.

Police drill Mich. shed for Hoffa evidence

DETROIT, Sept. 28 (UPI) -- Police said Friday they have stopped drilling outside a suburban Detroit home, apparently ending yet another search for long-missing labor leader Jimmy Hoffa.

Police looking for Hoffa under driveway

ROSEVILLE, Mich., Sept. 27 (UPI) -- Police in Michigan, said they plan to dig up a residential driveway after a tipster said he saw a former resident bury missing Teamster boss Jimmy Hoffa there.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Monday, July 30, 2012.
By United Press International

Vito Giacalone, suspect in Hoffa case dies at 88

DETROIT, Feb. 22 (UPI) -- Vito Giacalone, a reputed mob enforcer in Detroit and suspect in the disappearance and presumed death of Jimmy Hoffa, has died at 88.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012.
By United Press International

Prosecutor of Hoffa, Nixon aides dies

NASHVILLE, Oct. 23 (UPI) -- James F. Neal, a lawyer who prosecuted Teamster boss Jimmy Hoffa and several of President Richard Nixon's aides, has died at the age of 81.

91-year-old lawyer speaks out on Hoffa

CLEVELAND, June 16 (UPI) -- A 91-year-old suburban Cleveland lawyer who worked with union leader Jimmy Hoffa says he never saw any indication of the corruption that landed Hoffa in jail.

The Almanac

UPI almanac for Monday, July 30, 2007.

The Almanac

Today is Sunday, July 30, the 211th day of 2006 with 154 to follow.
By United Press International

Jockstrip: The world as we know it

Bigfoot expert sues fellow believers ... Family beats up would-be robber ... Spirit Airlines buries 'Find Hoffa' promo ... Carrot attack leads to assault charge ... The world as we know it from UPI.
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Spirit Airlines buries 'Find Hoffa' promo

MIRAMAR, Fla., July 19 (UPI) -- Spirit Airlines thought customers would "dig" a "Hunt for Hoffa" online game to promote discount fares, but buried the game due to complaints.

Judge orders FBI to disclose Hoffa info

DETROIT, June 16 (UPI) -- A federal judge in Detroit Friday ordered the FBI to tell her the information that led it to dig up a farm for missing Teamsters boss Jimmy Hoffa.
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