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UPI Almanac for Friday, March 14, 2014.
By United Press International

California couple married 75 years die within 24 hours of each other

LONG BEACH, Calif., July 29 (UPI) -- A California couple described by their children as inseparable died within 24 hours of each other after 75 years of marriage, their children said.

Fla. university sets up diversity site

BOCA RATON, Fla., June 11 (UPI) -- A group at Florida Atlantic University supporting the Palestinians denies allegations of anti-Semitism.

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Internet pioneers honored with U.K. prize ... Are cars driving evolution of birds? ... Roosters 'tell time' to begin crowing ... Life found in world's deepest ocean spot ... Science and Technology news from UPI.
Are cars driving evolution of birds?

Are cars driving evolution of birds?

TULSA, Okla., March 18 (UPI) -- Cars are driving the evolution of birds in Nebraska, leading to birds with shorter wings to take off more quickly and avoid onrushing vehicles, scientists say.

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UPI Almanac for Thursday, March 14, 2013.
By United Press International

Soccer fan gets probation for song

KILMARNOCK, Scotland, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- A fan of the Rangers, a leader in Scottish soccer, was given two years probation Tuesday for singing an offensive song about the Irish during a match.

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UPI Almanac for Friday, March 14, 2008.
By United Press International

Jazz trumpeter Childers dies at 81

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., May 30 (UPI) -- Marion "Buddy" Childers, trumpeter for jazz greats Stan Kenton and Tommy Dorsey who later led his own ensemble, died in his Woodland Hills, Calif., at age 81.

The Almanac

UPI almanac for Wednesday, March 14, 2007.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Tuesday, March 14, the 73rd day of 2006 with 292 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Monday, March 14, the 73rd day of 2005 with 292 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Sunday, March 14, the 74th day of 2004 with 292 to follow.
By United Press International

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Clarinetist Frank Teschemacher was born this day in Chicago in 1906. An original member of Chicago's famous Austin High Gang of musicians, he died in a car crash at age 25.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Friday, March 14, the 73rd day of 2003 with 292 to follow.
By United Press International

People

SEAN CONNERY GOES TO COURT
DENNIS DAILY, United Press International

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Singer Jon Hendricks was born this day in 1921 in Newark, Ohio. Praise from Charlie Parker for his musical abilities kept him from pursuing law school in the 1940s.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Saxophonist Ernie Wilkins was born this day in 1922 in St. Louis. A fine musical arranger, Wilkins wrote charts for the Count Basie and Harry James orchestras and many other musicians. He helped redefine the Basie Band sound in the 1950s.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

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U.S. newspaper editorial comment on issues of international interest.

The Almanac

Today is Thursday, March 14, the 73rd day of 2002 with 292 to follow. The moon is waxing, moving toward its first quarter.
By United Press International

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Today is March 14. Clarinetist Frank Teschemacher was born this day in Chicago in 1906. An original member of Chicago's famous Austin High Gang of musicians, ...
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Scott's World -- UPI Arts & Entertainment

HOLLYWOOD, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- The best Hollywood birthday party of this or any other year was the blowout for comedian/director Dick Martin, a study in deja vu.
VERNON SCOTT, United Press International

People

MR. MAYOR SAYS NATION WAS NOT PREPARED
DENNIS DAILY, United Press International

People

Pope John Paul II has ushered in the Christmas season, appearing on worldwide television and radio, calling on the youth of the world to be "the hope of the future."
DENNIS DAILY, United Press International

Jazz Condition -- UPI Arts & Entertainment

Everybody was talking about jazz, or so it seemed, at the start of 2001 when documentary filmmaker Ken Burns' "Jazz" series made its long-awaited debut on publi
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International
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