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UPI Almanac for Sunday, April 28, 2013.
By United Press International

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UPI Almanac for Saturday, April 28, 2012.
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Thompson Files: Don't scrap the TSAT

ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 7 (UPI) -- Over the last eight years America's military has been transformed. Unfortunately, it has been transformed as much by the actions of the nation's adversaries as by the vision of change that President George W. Bush's Pentagon team advanced.
LOREN B. THOMPSON

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UPI Almanac for Monday, April 28, 2008.
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UPI almanac for Sunday, May 13, 2007.
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UPI almanac for Saturday, April 28, 2007.
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Today is Saturday, May 13, the 133rd day of 2006 with 232 to follow.
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Today is Friday, April 28, the 118th day of 2006 with 247 to follow.
By United Press International

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Today is Sunday, March 12, the 71st day of 2006 with 294 to follow.
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Today is Friday, Dec. 16, the 350th day of 2005 with 15 to follow.
By United Press International

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Today is Friday, May 13, the 133rd day of 2005 with 232 to follow.
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Today is Thursday, Dec. 16, the 351st day of 2004 with 15 to follow.
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Today is Wednesday, Dec. 15, the 350th day of 2004 with 16 to follow.
By United Press International

Words Matter: 9/11 and Social Security

DALLAS, July 30 (UPI) -- The Commission that investigated intelligence failures and the 9/11 attack neglected part of its job -- very similar to the problems of the Social Security issu
MERRIE SPAETH, Special to UPI

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Today is Thursday, May 13, the 134th day of 2004 with 232 to follow.
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Leslie "Les" Aspin, Jr. (July 21, 1938 – May 21, 1995) was a United States Representative from 1971 to 1993, and the United States Secretary of Defense under President Bill Clinton from January 21, 1993 to February 3, 1994.

Aspin was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He graduated from Shorewood High School. He attended Yale University, where he was admitted to the Zeta Psi fraternity, and graduated summa cum laude in 1960 with a Bachelor of Arts in history. In 1962, he received his Master of Arts in economics from Oxford University, where he was a Rhodes Scholar, and his Ph.D in economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1966.

As an officer in the U.S. Army from 1966 to 1968, he served as a systems analyst in the Pentagon under Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara. Before his election as a Democrat to Congress in 1970, Aspin had been active in Wisconsin politics and had taught economics at Marquette University.

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