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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2011.
By United Press International

Prison sentence for biting off coach's ear

SPRINGFIELD, Mass., Feb. 7 (UPI) -- A youth basketball coach was convicted of mayhem in biting off part of an opposing coach's ear after a game in Springfield, Mass.

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UPI Almanac for Monday, Sept. 10, 2012.
By United Press International

Murder trial jurors questioned on religion

MORRISTOWN, N.J., Sept. 21 (UPI) -- Potential jurors in the trial of a man charged with killing a Catholic priest in New Jersey are being asked about their attitudes to the church.

Singer Feliciano gets apology for parody

NEW YORK, Dec. 25 (UPI) -- An editor for a Washington-based Web site that featured a parody of singer Jose Feliciano's hit "Feliz Navidad" said no offense was meant.
More stars line up for NYC tree lighting

More stars line up for NYC tree lighting

NEW YORK, Nov. 30 (UPI) -- Jo Dee Messina, Rod Stewart, Rob Thomas and The Muppets have joined the celebrity lineup for this week's tree-lighting in Rockefeller Center, NBC said.

Accused janitor found priest's body

MORRISTOWN, N.J., Oct. 25 (UPI) -- A church janitor who was one of the employees who found the body of a slain Catholic priest in New Jersey has been charged with killing him.

Church janitor charged with killing priest

MORRISTOWN, N.J., Oct. 24 (UPI) -- A janitor at a Catholic church in New Jersey was charged Saturday with killing a priest whose body was found in the kitchen of the church rectory.
'Fiesta Latina' at the White House

'Fiesta Latina' at the White House

WASHINGTON, Oct. 13 (UPI) -- Gloria Estefan and Marc Anthony headlined a night of Latin music at the White House Tuesday, playing music U.S. President Barack Obama said "speaks to us all."

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2008.
By United Press International

U.S. retailers embrace Three Kings Day

BENTONVILLE, Ark., Jan. 2 (UPI) -- A growing number of U.S. retailers are promoting the Hispanic tradition of celebrating Three Kings Day every Jan. 6 to extend the holiday buying season.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Monday, Sept. 10, 2007.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Sunday, Sept. 10, the 253rd day of 2006 with 112 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Saturday, Sept. 10, the 253rd day of 2005 with 112 to follow.
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The Almanac

The weekly UPI Almanac package for Sept. 5-11, 2005.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Friday, Sept. 10, the 254th day of 2004 with 112 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Wednesday, Sept. 10, the 253rd day of 2003 with 112 to follow.
By United Press International

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include Charles Aznavour in 1924 (age 79); Peter Nero in 1934 (age 69); Bernie Taupin, Elton John's lyricist, in 1950 (age 53); Jerry Dammers of the Specials in 1954; Icehouse guitarist and singer Iva Davies in 1955 (age 48); and Morriss
By United Press International

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

The weekly UPI Today in Music package for May 17-23.
By United Press International

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

The weekly UPI Today in Music package for April 26-May 2.
By United Press International

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

The weekly UPI Today in Music package for April 5-11.
By United Press International

Today-in-Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include Maurice Williams of the Zodiacs, who was born in 1938 (age 65); Duane Eddy was also born in 1938 (age 55); Bobby Rydell in 1942 (age 61); Gary Wright, who was with Spooky Tooth before going solo...
By United Press International

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include Tommy Cash, Johnny's brother, who was born in 1940 (age 63; singer Eric Burdon in 1941 (age 62); Allan Clarke of the Hollies in 1942 (age 61); Whispers' Nicholas Caldwell in 1944 (age 59); actress Jane Asher, Paul McCartney's one
By United Press International

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Alto saxophonist Sonny Criss was born this date in 1927 in Memphis, Tenn. The bop player worked mostly in Los Angeles and Europe. Never given the recognition he deserved, he took his own life in 1977.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

West Coast jazz pianist and arranger Clare Fischer was born this day in 1928. Fischer won critical acclaim for his big-band arrangements on Dizzy Gillespie's 1960 album "A Portrait of Duke Ellington."
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International
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