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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014.
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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014.
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Affinity Gaming hacked, patrons warned to protect financial info

LAS VEGAS, Dec. 20 (UPI) -- Affinity Gaming, which processes credit and debit card transactions for its casinos, says hackers have stolen data from its computer system.

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UPI Almanac for Friday, Dec. 13, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013.
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Carol Burnett presented Mark Twain Prize for American Humor

Carol Burnett presented Mark Twain Prize for American Humor

WASHINGTON, Oct. 21 (UPI) -- The 16th annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor was presented to television icon Carol Burnett at a ceremony in Washington.

Cop suspended for joking he spoke to celebrities on patrol

HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla., Oct. 13 (UPI) -- A Florida police officer was suspended for 10 days without pay for filling out community contact cards saying he spoke with celebrities on patrol, police said.

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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013.
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The Issue: Do we still have a right to privacy?

The Issue: Do we still have a right to privacy?

Ever have the feeling someone's watching your every move?
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Carol Burnett wins Mark Twain Prize for Humor

Carol Burnett wins Mark Twain Prize for Humor

WASHINGTON, May 21 (UPI) -- The 16th annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor will be presented to television icon Carol Burnett at a ceremony in Washington this fall.

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UPI Almanac for Sunday, May 12, 2013.
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Grading Obama's first 100 days into second term

Grading Obama's first 100 days into second term

President Obama passed the 100-day mark of his second term vowing to soldier on for his agenda while recognizing the limitations of working within a divided government.

Couple take advice on cross-country trip

DALLAS, April 16 (UPI) -- A couple who set off on a cross-country trek in Florida said their website allows family, friends and fans to help them pick upcoming destinations.
Funny man Jonathan Winters dead at 87

Funny man Jonathan Winters dead at 87

MONTECITO, Calif., April 12 (UPI) -- Comedian Jonathan Winters has died of natural causes at his home in Montecito, Calif., his official website reported. He was 87.

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UPI Almanac for Saturday, March 30, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Monday, Feb. 18, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013.
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Texas writer Larry King dies at 83

WASHINGTON, Dec. 22 (UPI) -- Playwright Larry King, who wrote the musical "The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas," has died in Washington of emphysema, his wife said. He was 83.

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UPI Almanac for Monday, Dec. 10, 2012
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UPI Almanac for Friday, Nov. 30, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Friday, Oct. 5, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Friday, Aug. 24, 2012.
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School fired woman for calling book racist

School fired woman for calling book racist

DUBUQUE, Iowa, July 16 (UPI) -- An Iowa teacher's aide was fired for allegedly disrupting classes to tell students Mark Twain's novel "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" is racist.
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