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UPI Almanac for Friday, Jan. 31, 2014.
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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Dec. 10, 2011.
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Sources: Mailer set up trust for family

NEW YORK, Feb. 3 (UPI) -- The will of author Norman Mailer, who died in New York late last year, created a private trust dedicated to taking care of his family, sources say.

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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Jan. 31, 2008.
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Late author Mailer wins 'bad sex' prize

LONDON, Nov. 29 (UPI) -- U.S. author Norman Mailer is the first writer to posthumously win Literary Review's Bad Sex in Fiction Award, the BBC reported.

Author Norman Mailer dead at 84

NEW YORK, Nov. 10 (UPI) -- Pulitzer winner and new-journalism pioneer Norman Mailer, author of "The Naked and the Dead," died Saturday in New York City of acute kidney failure at 84.

Mailer's ex-wife details stabbing attack

NEW YORK, Oct. 21 (UPI) -- Norman Mailer's second ex-wife, Adele, calls the famed writer, recovering from lung surgery in a New York hospital, a narcissistic monster who once stabbed her.

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UPI almanac for Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2007.
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Washington editor to head Village Voice

NEW YORK, June 1 (UPI) -- The editor of the Washington City Paper has been hired to edit The Village Voice, the granddaddy of alternative weekly newspapers.

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Today is Tuesday, Jan. 31, the 31st day of 2006 with 334 to follow.
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Village Voice turns 50, merges with chain

NEW YORK, Oct. 24 (UPI) -- New York's venerable Village Voice said Monday it is merging with an Arizona-based media chain.

Mailer: Times book critic a 'kamikaze'

NEW YORK, June 30 (UPI) -- Literary legend Norman Mailer has gotten himself embroiled in a nasty public squabble with New York Times book critic Michiko Kakutani.

Huffingtonpost to Yahoo!

LOS ANGELES, June 29 (UPI) -- Political pundit Arianna Huffington has signed a deal with Yahoo! News that will allow Yahoo! to post content from Huffingtonpost.com.

Mailer sells papers to University of Texas

AUSTIN, Texas, April 25 (UPI) -- Pulitzer Prize-winning author Norman Mailer has sold his papers to the University of Texas for $2.5 million.

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Today is Monday, Jan. 31, the 31st day of 2005 with 334 to follow.
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Norman Mailer in TV guest spot

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- Norman Mailer, who once said he hates sitcoms, will guest-star on an upcoming episode of The WB series "Gilmore Girls," the Los Angeles Times said Friday.

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Today is Saturday, Jan. 31, the 31st day of 2004 with 335 to follow.

Book Review: A 'Wife' for all seasons

In her robustly satisfying new novel, "The Wife," Meg Wolitzer throws open the door and invites readers across the threshold smack into the married life of Joe and Joan Castleman.
JESSIE THORPE, United Press International

Assignment America: Boxing defined

NEW YORK, April 29 (UPI) -- There's a moment in almost every boxing match when blood starts to flow, and from that point on the contest becomes focused -- at least from the outside -- on w
JOHN BLOOM, UPI Reporter-at-Large

Matthew Barney film-related art displayed

NEW YORK, April 3 (UPI) -- To visit Matthew Barney's exhibition of films and film-related art at the Guggenheim Museum is to step into this American artist's surreal world of erotic myth


Although they might do as many stars have done, say "goodbye" repeatedly, the Eagles say their upcoming tour will be their last.
DENNIS DAILY, United Press International

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Today is Friday, Jan. 31, the 31st day of 2003 with 334 to follow.
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Gizmorama: Life in the Tech Age

No argument, the wheel is a wonderful thing and each succeeding generation seems to find a new use for it -- witness those annoying motorized mini-scooters the neighborhood kids are zipping around on.
WES STEWART, United Press International
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