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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014.
By United Press International
'Perks' returns to school shelves after Judy Blume endorsement

'Perks' returns to school shelves after Judy Blume endorsement

CHICAGO, June 11 (UPI) -- Members of a suburban Chicago school board voted 6-1 to lift a Glen Ellyn District 41 middle-school ban of the book "Perks of Being a Wallflower."

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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013.
By United Press International
Judy Blume treated for breast cancer

Judy Blume treated for breast cancer

NEW YORK, Sept. 5 (UPI) -- American novelist Judy Blume says she underwent treatment for breast cancer this summer.

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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012.
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'Tiger Eyes' movie in the works

'Tiger Eyes' movie in the works

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 19 (UPI) -- U.S. author Judy Blume says she has written a screenplay with her son Lawrence Blume, based on her popular 1981 young-adult novel, "Tiger Eyes."

Judy Blume's grandson charged in rape case

TISBURY, Mass., July 2 (UPI) -- The 18-year-old grandson of author Judy Blume has been arrested for allegedly raping a 17-year-old girl, authorities in Massachusetts said.

British authors call for Darfur aid

LONDON, April 12 (UPI) -- Several popular British authors, including "Harry Potter" creator J.K. Rowling, are calling for an end to the atrocities in Darfur.
Children's authors call for aid to Darfur

Children's authors call for aid to Darfur

WASHINGTON, April 12 (UPI) -- A group of 14 children's authors from North America, Africa, Europe and the Arab world are demanding action be taken to protect the children of war-torn Darfur.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2008.
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The Almanac

UPI almanac for Monday, Feb. 12, 2007.
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The Almanac

Today is Sunday, Feb. 12, the 43rd day of 2006 with 322 to follow.
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The Almanac

Today is Saturday, Feb. 12, the 43rd day of 2005 with 322 to follow.
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Hollywood finally discovers Judy Blume

LOS ANGELES, April 8 (UPI) -- The reason Hollywood has just now discovered popular author Judy Blume, 30 years after she first published, is because of a generation gap.

Disney buys rights to Judy Blume classics

LOS ANGELES, March 10 (UPI) -- The Walt Disney Co. has secured U.S. film rights to Judy Blume's classic teenage novels with "Deenie" to be the first book to make it to the big screen.

The Almanac

Today is Thursday, Feb. 12, the 43rd day of 2004 with 323 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Wednesday, Feb. 12, the 43rd day of 2003 with 322 to follow.
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The Almanac

Today is Tuesday, Feb. 12, the 43rd day of 2002 with 322 to follow. This is Abraham Lincoln's birthday.
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