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UPI Almanac for Saturday, July 6, 2013.
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Eadington, gambling economist, dies

RENO, Nev., Feb. 18 (UPI) -- William Eadington, a U.S. economist who might be called the father of gambling studies, has died of cancer at 67, a colleague said.

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UPI Almanac for Friday, July 6, 2012.
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Zellweger may star in 'My One and Only'

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- Hollywood actress Renee Zellweger reportedly is in negotiations to star in the 1950s-set, big-screen comedy "My One and Only."

Celebrities gather to remember Griffin

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Aug. 18 (UPI) -- Celebrities, including actor-turned-governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, were on hand this week in California to remember late TV personality Merv Griffin.

Game Show Network plans Griffin tribute

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 15 (UPI) -- Game Show Network will pay tribute this weekend to Merv Griffin, the U.S. media entrepreneur who built a game-show empire.

TV's Merv Griffin dead at 82

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 12 (UPI) -- TV game show and hotel mogul Merv Griffin, who started his career as a $100 a week singer in San Francisco, died of prostate cancer Sunday.

Merv Griffin reported in grave condition

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 10 (UPI) -- Entertainment icon Merv Griffin reportedly is in grave condition after having been hospitalized in Los Angeles last month for a recurrence of prostate cancer.

Merv Griffin hospitalized for cancer

LOS ANGELES, July 19 (UPI) -- Merv Griffin, creator of the popular game shows "Jeopardy!" and "Wheel of Fortune," has been hospitalized in Los Angeles for a recurrence of prostate cancer.

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UPI almanac for Friday, July 6, 2007.

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Is the "jinx" finally about to end, with a Breeders' Cup Juvenile winner finally going on to win the Kentucky Derby?

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Today is Thursday, July 6, the 187th day of 2006 with 178 to follow.
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The weekly UPI Almanac package for July 3-9, 2006.
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Trump gets 'Monopoly'

NEW YORK, June 7 (UPI) -- Billionaire Donald Trump's deal to bring the board game "Monopoly" to TV will allow contestants to simulate his specialty -- developing properties.

Vanna White gets Hollywood star

LOS ANGELES, April 21 (UPI) -- After 24 years of flipping letters on U.S. TV, "Wheel of Fortune's" Vanna White has received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Megan Mullally talks talk show

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 25 (UPI) -- Megan Mullally says she will use her talk show idols as inspiration for her own syndicated show launching in the fall.

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of Thoroughbred stakes action.

Stevie Wonderboy a boy wonder in Juvenile

ELMONT, N.Y., Oct. 29 (UPI) -- Stevie Wonderboy charged down the stretch to capture the $1.5 million Breeders' Cup Juvenile at Belmont Park Saturday.

Comic legend Pat McCormick dead at 78

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., July 30 (UPI) -- Veteran comedian Pat McCormick, whose wacky appearances on "The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson" are TV legends, has died at age 78.

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Today is Wednesday, July 6, the 187th day of 2005 with 178 to follow.
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'Children' leads Daytime Emmy nominees

NEW YORK, March 2 (UPI) -- "All My Children" led the field with 18 Daytime Emmy nominations announced by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Wednesday.

Carson died in Cedars-Sinai

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 27 (UPI) -- Johnny Carson died in a Los Angeles hospital with his wife and two sons at his bedside, People magazine reports.

'Jeopardy,' 'Wheel' sign up through 2010

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 6 (UPI) -- "Jeopardy" and "Wheel of Fortune" have been renewed on key TV stations for the 2008-09 and 2009-2010 seasons, producers announced Wednesday.

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Today is Tuesday, July 6, the 188th day of 2004 with 178 to follow.
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