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UPI Almanac for Thursday, April 17, 2014

UPI Almanac for Thursday, April 17, 2014

UPI Almanac for Thursday, April 17, 2014
By United Press International
Harry Belafonte reaches deal with Martin Luther King Jr. estate

Harry Belafonte reaches deal with Martin Luther King Jr. estate

NEW YORK, April 11 (UPI) -- Harry Belafonte gets to keep three documents given to him by Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King in agreement.
Danielle Haynes

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Sunday, April 6, 2014.
By United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Friday, April 4, 2014.
By United Press International
NY Knicks defeat Brooklyn Nets 110-81

NY Knicks defeat Brooklyn Nets 110-81

Another blowout in a game between the Knicks and Nets. This time, New York had its way with its inter-borough rival.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Monday, March 24, 2014.
By United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Friday, March 21, 2014.
By United Press International
MLK's Bible, Nobel Peace Prize now in safe-keeping

MLK's Bible, Nobel Peace Prize now in safe-keeping

ATLANTA, March 11 (UPI) -- Martin Luther King's Bible and Nobel Peace Prize are now under lock and key with an Atlanta judge holding the key.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Monday, March 10, 2014.
By United Press International
'Of Mice and Men,' 'Aladdin,' 'Les Mis' light up Broadway this season

'Of Mice and Men,' 'Aladdin,' 'Les Mis' light up Broadway this season

NEW YORK, March 5 (UPI) -- Stage adaptations of beloved movies and literary classics are trending on Broadway this season, with productions of "Rocky," "The Bridges of Madison County," "Bullets Over Broadway," "Of Mice and Men," "Aladdin" and "A Raisin in the Sun" included in the stellar lineup of shows.
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International

Obama makes pitch for 'My Brother's Keeper' initiative

WASHINGTON, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- U.S. President Obama Thursday urged people to help African-American and Latino boys and young men succeed by joining his "My Brother's Keeper" initiative.

Report: NFL considers moving 2015 Super Bowl from Phoenix

NEW YORK, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- NFL officials are looking into moving the 2015 Super Bowl from Arizona if a law takes effect allowing discrimination against gays, Sports Illustrated reported.

Judge orders MLK Bible, Nobel Peace Prize put in safe deposit box

ATLANTA, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- A judge in Atlanta Wednesday ordered Martin Luther King Jr.'s Bible and Nobel Peace Prize locked up while his family's feud is resolved in court.
Rush Limbaugh reacts to Michael Sam coming out

Rush Limbaugh reacts to Michael Sam coming out

NEW YORK, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- Conservative talk show host Rush Limbaugh said on his show that Michael Sam coming out was part of an "assault on heterosexuals."
Aileen Graef
Bernice King says brothers want to sell MLK's Bible, Nobel Prize

Bernice King says brothers want to sell MLK's Bible, Nobel Prize

ATLANTA, Feb. 6 (UPI) -- Martin Luther King Jr.'s daughter, speaking in Atlanta, accused her brothers Thursday of planning to sell his traveling Bible and his Nobel Peace Prize.

ACLU says racist Arizona State frat party was free expression

PHOENIX, Jan. 28 (UPI) -- The American Civil Liberties Union said students at Arizona State University should not be expelled for attending a racist frat party.

Islamic 'Martin 'Luther' issues his proclamation

HERNDON, Va., Jan. 28 (UPI) -- Two high-profile personalities recently took actions -- one outside the United States and one within -- that couldn't be any farther apart in terms of their global impact.
JAMES ZUMWALT, UPI Outside View Commentator
Anderson Cooper calls racist frat partiers 'morons'

Anderson Cooper calls racist frat partiers 'morons'

Jan. 25 (UPI) -- Anderson Cooper says it's "terrifying" to think racially insensitive frat partiers "made it to college."
By DANIELLE HAYNES, UPI.com

Arizona State fraternity kicked out for 'racially insensitive' party

TEMPE, Ariz., Jan. 24 (UPI) -- Arizona State University has expelled the Tau Kappa Epsilon chapter after the fraternity held a Martin Luther King holiday party with a racist theme.

Oil supplies rise modestly in week

WASHINGTON, Jan. 23 (UPI) -- U.S. crude oil supplies rose slightly in the week ending Friday, climbing by 1 million barrels to 351.2 million, the Energy Information Administration said.
Crude oil tops $97 Thursday

Crude oil tops $97 Thursday

NEW YORK, Jan. 23 (UPI) -- Crude oil prices rose in New York Thursday, topping $97 per barrel after the Energy Information Administration reported a slight inventory gain.

Human billboard offered college scholarship on the street

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Jan. 22 (UPI) -- A Kentucky man working as a living billboard said his life changed when a Martin Luther King Day passerby offered him a full-ride college scholarship.

Black Students Union wants more minorities at U. of Michigan

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Jan. 22 (UPI) -- Jennifer Gratz, a plaintiff in a lawsuit over affirmative action at the University of Michigan, accused the Black Students Union of seeking "special treatment."

Republican group separates gun raffle from King, Lincoln dinner

PORTLAND, Ore., Jan. 21 (UPI) -- An Oregon county's wing of the Republican Party apologized for the announcement of a gun raffle to honor Martin Luther King and Abraham Lincoln.

Indiana police chief accidentally shoots self in gun store

CONNERSVILLE, Ind., Jan. 21 (UPI) -- An Indiana police chief running for county sheriff said it was "pure carelessness" that led to him shooting himself in the leg while shopping at a gun store.
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