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UPI Almanac for Thursday, April 3, 2014.
By United Press International

Wallet found in wall after 35 years

ST. IVES, England, April 10 (UPI) -- A British man who lost his wallet about 35 years ago said he was shocked to learn it was inside the walls of a gym he used to frequent.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, April 3, 2013.
By United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, April 3, 2012.
By United Press International

Christian group sues over festival access

DEARBORN , Mich., June 18 (UPI) -- A Christian group that wants to convert Muslims has filed a federal lawsuit claiming Dearborn has violated its rights by restricting access to an Arab festival.
Olympic Medal: M 100

Olympic Medal: M 100

BEIJING, Aug. 16 (UPI) -- Usain Bolt of Jamaica won the Olympic gold medal Saturday in the men's 100-meter dash, lowering the world record in the process.

Charges tossed against Haditha commander

WASHINGTON, June 17 (UPI) -- Charges filed against a U.S. Marine officer for failing to report the Haditha killings in Iraq were dismissed Tuesday on grounds of unlawful command influence.

LSU sprinters win NCAA titles

DES MOINES, Iowa, June 13 (UPI) -- Richard Thompson won the 100-meter dash and ran a leg on LSU's winning sprint relay team Friday at the NCAA Track and Field Championships.

Watson recovering from brain surgery

CHEADLE, England, Oct. 26 (UPI) -- British opera singer Russell Watson is "recovering well" after emergency surgery to remove a brain tumor, the BBC said.

Special treatment alleged for Muslims

NEW YORK, July 26 (UPI) -- Debate is growing as to whether U.S. schools and universities are giving Muslim students preferential treatment pertaining to Islamic law, USA Today reported.

Church miffed at Padres' 'gay' game

SAN DIEGO, July 7 (UPI) -- A Christian group says the San Diego Padres are leading children into believing homosexuality is "normal" by playing host to 1,000 gays at a baseball game.

Jockstrip: The world as we know it

Urine discolors West Virginia courthouse... Texas school drops God from U.S. coin... Bad karma expected for Buddha thieves... Cat food firm creates feline 'Survivor'... The world as we know it from UPI.
By United Press International

Cat food co. creates feline 'Survivor'

SECAUCUS, N.J., May 23 (UPI) -- A reality show for cats that could be described as a cross between "Survivor" and "Garfield" gets underway next month. Ten cats supplied by animal shelters across the country will live together in the Meow Mix House from June 13 to June 23. Every day, hum

Mich. controversy on 'intelligent design'

ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 22 (UPI) -- A conservative Christian law firm has asked that two Michigan teachers be allowed to teach intelligent design alongside evolution in science classes.

Jockstrip: The world as we know it

A pilot program in Scotland provides free condoms, the morning-after pill and free tests for sexually transmitted diseases to students as young as 13.
ALEX CUKAN, United Press International
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Richard Thompson
Jamaica's Asafa Powell (R ) sprints past Trinidad and Tobago's Richard Thompson to win his semi-final heat of the Olympic men's 100m heats in Beijing August 16, 2008. Powell won with a time of 9:91. Thompson was second in 9.93. (UPI Photo/Stephen Shaver)
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Richard Thompson (26 August 1914 - 12 June 1998) was an American animator who worked at several animated cartoon departments over a career of four decades. His longest association was with Chuck Jones at Warner Bros. Cartoons and M-G-M. He also worked at Hanna-Barbera and DePatie-Freleng.

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