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UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

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UPI Almanac for Friday, Aug. 30, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012.
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Judge orders engagement ring's return

NEW YORK, April 7 (UPI) -- A New York state judge ruled against a woman who claimed she did not have to return her ex-lover's $19,000 engagement ring because he cheated on her.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Saturday, Aug. 30, 2008.
By United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Thursday, Aug. 30, 2007.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Wednesday, Aug. 30, the 242nd day of 2006 with 123 to follow.
By United Press International

Hindu deity's statue made whole again

PARIS, May 19 (UPI) -- It was as if the 500-year-old headless statue of a Cambodian Hindu goddess at a Paris museum had willed the discovery of her head to become whole again.

The Almanac

Today is Tuesday, Aug. 30, the 242nd day of 2005 with 123 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Monday, Aug. 30, the 243rd day of 2004 with 123 to follow.
By United Press International

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrapup of Thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

The Almanac

Today is Saturday, Aug. 30, the 242nd day of 2003 with 123 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Friday, Aug. 30, the 242nd day of 2002 with 123 to follow.
By United Press International
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John Gunther (August 30, 1901 – May 29, 1970) was an American journalist and author whose success came primarily in the 1940s and 1950s with a series of popular sociopolitical works known as the "Inside" books. He is best known today for the memoir Death Be Not Proud about the death of his teenage son, Johnny Gunther, from a brain tumor.

Gunther grew up in Chicago and attended the University of Chicago, where he was literary editor of the student paper. He also attended Deerfield Academy for his high school education.

From 1924 to 1936, Gunther was assigned to the London bureau of the Chicago Daily News. Gunther writes, "I was at one time or another in charge of Daily News offices in London, Berlin, Vienna, Moscow, Rome, and Paris, and I also visited Poland, Spain, the Balkans, and Scandinavia. I have worked in every European country except Portugal. I saw at first hand the whole extraordinary panorama of Europe from 1924 to 1936."

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