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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014.
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Civil War monument honoring Union soldiers sparks battle in Florida

Civil War monument honoring Union soldiers sparks battle in Florida

Dec. 4 (UPI) -- Battle over proposed Union monument at Florida Civil War battlefield rages on, with a black activist singing "Dixie" and a state lawmaker proposing a bill to halt the memorial.
Evan Bleier

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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Monday, Feb. 6, 2012.
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Mike Farrell: I won't vote for SAG strike

Mike Farrell: I won't vote for SAG strike

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 3 (UPI) -- Former Screen Actors Guild Vice President Mike Farrell says he won't vote "yes" when he gets his SAG strike authorization ballot.

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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2008.
By United Press International

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UPI almanac for Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2007.
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The Almanac

Today is Monday, Feb. 6, the 37th day of 2006 with 328 to follow.
By United Press International

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Today is Sunday, Feb. 6, the 37th day of 2005 with 328 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Friday, Feb. 6, the 37th day of 2004 with 329 to follow.
By United Press International

Predators obtain Farrell from Caps

NASHVILLE, July 14 (UPI) -- Nashville obtained right wing Mike Farrell from Washington Capitals Monday and signed unrestricted free agent center-left wing Ben Simon.

Analysis: Is a Hollywood blacklist coming?

LOS ANGELES, March 14 (UPI) -- Realistic or not, there is growing talk in Hollywood about concern that political activism by actors could lead to an entertainment industry blacklist, reminisc
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Think tanks wrap-up

WASHINGTON, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- The UPI think tank wrap-up is a daily digest covering opinion pieces, reactions to recent news events and position statements released by various think tanks. T

Analysis: What price free speech?

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- With entertainers drawing so much flak for their public comments on war and peace, what accounted for the relative silence on the subject at the Grammys?
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Celebrities plug 'virtual march' on D.C.

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Hollywood stars are lending their fame to a new campaign to dissuade President George W. Bush from war with Iraq.
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Mike Farrell
WAP2002060410 - WASHINGTON, June 4 (UPI) -- Actor Mike Farrell came to Capitol Hill on June 4, 2002, to voice opposition to plans to use Yucca Mountain, Utah, as a nuclear waste repository. Farrell met with several senators throughout the day. rlw/Roger L. Wollenberg UPI
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Michael Joseph "Mike" Farrell (born February 6, 1939) is an American actor, best known for his role as Captain B.J. Hunnicutt on the popular television series M*A*S*H (1975–83). More recently, Farrell has starred on the television series Providence (1999–2002) and appeared as Milton Lang, Victor's father, on Desperate Housewives (2007–2008). He is also a prominent activist for politically left-wing causes. He was recently seen in the tenth season episode "Persona" of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.

Farrell, one of four children, was born in St. Paul, Minnesota, the son of Agnes and Joe Farrell. When he was two years old, his family moved from South St. Paul, Minnesota to Hollywood, California, where his father worked as a movie studio carpenter. Farrell attended West Hollywood Grammar School with Natalie Wood, and graduated from Hollywood High School, served in the United States Marine Corps, and worked at various jobs before his acting career.

During the 1960s, Farrell guest-starred in a few series. Notable roles included Federal Agent Modell in the episode "Monkee Chow Mein" on The Monkees in 1967, as astronaut Arland in the episode "Genie, Genie, Who's Got the Genie?" on I Dream of Jeannie, and as an Army doctor in an episode of Combat!. In 1968 he originated the continuing role of Scott Banning in an NBC soap opera, Days of our Lives. In 1970 he starred as one of the young doctors in the CBS prime-time series The Interns, in a cast led by Broderick Crawford. In 1971 he played the assistant to Anthony Quinn in ABC's The Man and the City. In 1973, while under contract to Universal Studios, Farrell starred with Robert Foxworth in The Questor Tapes. During the years under contract he guest starred in a number of shows, including Banacek and Marcus Welby, M.D. and starred in a television pilot with Jane Wyman, which did not sell.

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