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UPI Almanac for Monday, July 8, 2013.
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Six Boston College students, one a Rockefeller, accused of vandalism

BRIGHTON, Mass., April 11 (UPI) -- Six Boston College seniors, including a member of the Rockefeller family, were arraigned on charges of vandalizing a residence in March, prosecutors said.
Jay Rockefeller to retire from Senate

Jay Rockefeller to retire from Senate

CHARLESTON, W.Va., Jan. 11 (UPI) -- Jay Rockefeller, who arrived in West Virginia almost 50 years ago as a VISTA volunteer, announced Friday he will not run for a sixth term in the U.S. Senate.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Sunday, July 8, 2012.
By United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, July 8, 2008.
By United Press International

The Almanac

UPI almanac for Sunday, July 8, 2007.

The Almanac

Today is Saturday, July 8, the 189th day of 2006 with 176 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

The weekly UPI Almanac package for July 3-9, 2006.
By United Press International

Dems eye House seats in Northeast

WASHINGTON, March 23 (UPI) -- Democrats eager to take back Congress believe they have a target-rich environment in the Northeastern states from Pennsylvania to New Hampshire.

The Almanac

Today is Friday, July 8, the 189th day of 2005 with 176 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Thursday, July 8, the 190th day of 2004 with 176 to follow.
By United Press International

New state taxes bloom with July's start

NEW YORK, July 1 (UPI) -- The first day of July marks a new fiscal year for 46 U.S. states, with some new taxes coming into effect and lots of spending planned, USA Today said Thursday.

Analysis: Budgeting without the brakes

WASHINGTON, Jan. 21 (UPI) -- President George W. Bush's State of the Union address Tuesday contained one notable omission. It failed to propose any credible plan whereby the federal budget
MARTIN HUTCHINSON

History (etc.) still inhabits Tarrytown

TARRYTOWN, N.Y., July 8 (UPI) -- One of our hallowed Fourth of July traditions is to go clomping around historic sites being reminded of things we should have remembered from freshman survey, t
JOHN BLOOM

The Almanac

Today is Tuesday, July 8, the 189th day of 2003 with 176 to follow.
By United Press International

Think tanks wrap-up II

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. This is the second of several wrap-ups for Feb. 28.

What U.S. papers say about abortion

U.S. newspaper editorial comment on the 30th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision legalizing abortion.

Bush taps Wall Street exec as SEC chair

WASHINGTON, Dec. 10 (UPI) -- Securities and Exchange Commission nominee William Donaldson vowed Tuesday to work to weed out malfeasance and restore America's confidence in its investment ma
RICHARD TOMKINS, UPI White House Correspondent

Video of the Week: 'Spider-Man'

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 31 (UPI) -- "Spider-Man" is the "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" of 2002 -- a franchise-launching blockbuster. Spidey actually beat Harry at the domestic box office
STEVE SAILER, UPI National Correspondent

Governors fail fiscal restraint test

WASHINGTON, Sept. 20 (UPI) -- Only two of the nations' governors -- Republicans Jeb Bush of Florida and Bill Owens of Colorado -- received an "A" for fiscal conservatism in an annual report

Sept. 11: What 9-11 means to New York

New York is not about the sad past, but the bountiful future. Let there be a small museum, or perhaps a plaque to commemorate the World Trade Center and those who died. And let the rest of the space go back to commerce. "Living well is the best revenge."
JAMES B. CHAPIN, UPI National Political Analyst

The Almanac

Today is Monday, July 8, the 189th day of 2002 with 176 to follow.
By United Press International

Tammany's Town: Mike and George -- pals?

NEW YORK, June 10 (UPI) -- Normally, the relationships of New York City mayors and New York State governors have been about as friendly as that between Hatfields and McCoys. But six months into Mayor Mike Bloomberg's administration, he and Gov. George Pataki seem to be the best of
JAMES B. CHAPIN, UPI National Political Analyst

Mike and George: A beautiful Friendship?

NEW YORK, June 12 (UPI) --
JAMES B. CHAPIN, UPI National Political Analyst

Film of the Week: 'Spider-Man'

LOS ANGELES, May 2 (UPI) -- "Spider-Man" is the "Harry Potter" of 2002 -- a franchise-launching blockbuster, whose respectful adaptation of a beloved original will drive its target audienc
STEVE SAILER, UPI National Correspondent
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