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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014

UPI Almanac for Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014

UPI Almanac for Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014
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UPI Almanac for Saturday, April 5, 2014.
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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Monday, July 29, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Sunday, July 29, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Saturday, April 5, 2008.
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Canada resumes TV newscasts from capital

OTTAWA, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- Finishing touches and testing were under way Monday to resume broadcasting of national news from Canada's capital after a 40-year absence, Global TV said.

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UPI Almanac for Aug. 7, 2007.
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NBC reassigns 'Nightly News' producer

NEW YORK, March 2 (UPI) -- NBC News has reassigned "Nightly News" executive producer John Reiss as the once-dominant New York-based newscast fights to regain lost audience ratings.

'60 Minutes' is big winner at News Emmys

NEW YORK, Sept. 26 (UPI) -- CBS' venerable "60 Minutes" led the pack with four awards during the 27th News and Documentary Emmys ceremony in New York.
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New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (left), Peter Jennings widow Kayce Free, and Peter Jennings' son Christopher and daughter Elizabeth attend the Ceremony for the Re-Naming of West 66th Street to Peter Jennings Way at 66th and Columbus Avenue in New York on February 21, 2006. (UPI Photo/Laura Cavanaugh)
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Peter Charles Archibald Ewart Jennings, CM (July 29, 1938 – August 7, 2005) was a Canadian American journalist and news anchor. He was the sole anchor of ABC's World News Tonight from 1983 until his death in 2005 of complications from lung cancer. A high-school dropout, he transformed himself into one of American television's most prominent journalists.

Jennings started his career early, hosting a Canadian radio show at the age of nine. He began his professional career with CJOH-TV in Ottawa during its early years, anchoring the local newscasts and hosting a teen dance show, Saturday Date, on Saturdays.

In 1965, ABC News tapped him to anchor its flagship evening news program. His inexperience was attacked by critics and others in television news, making for a difficult first stint in the anchor chair. Jennings became a foreign correspondent in 1968, reporting from the Middle East.

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