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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013.
By United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012.
By United Press International

Richard Wright wins Turner Prize

LONDON, Dec. 8 (UPI) -- British painter Richard Wright was named the winner of this year's Turner Prize at a ceremony at the Tate Britain, organizers said.

Richard Wright appears on U.S. stamp

CHICAGO, April 9 (UPI) -- The achievements of author and former postal employee Richard Wright are being honored with a first-class postage stamp, the U.S. Postal Service has announced.

Postal Service reveals new stamps

WASHINGTON, March 1 (UPI) -- The late African-American author Richard Wright is among those being honored by the U.S. Postal Service with new stamps this year.

Pink Floyd musician Wright dead at 65

NEW YORK, Sept. 15 (UPI) -- Pink Floyd founding member and keyboardist Rick Wright has died of cancer at the age of 65, his family said Monday.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Thursday, Sept. 4, 2008.
By United Press International

One-bedroom home fails to fetch $2 million

PHILADELPHIA, May 19 (UPI) -- The Esherick House, a private residence in Philadelphia designed by 20th century architect Louis Kahn, failed to sell at auction.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2007.
By United Press International

Gilmour to honor former Pink Floyd partner

LONDON, Nov. 23 (UPI) -- Musician David Gilmour is set to honor the memory of late guitarist Syd Barrett, who he once worked with in the British rock band Pink Floyd.

The Almanac

Today is Monday, Sept. 4, the 247th day of 2006 with 118 to follow.
By United Press International

Guitarist doubts Pink Floyd reunion

LONDON, April 3 (UPI) -- David Gilmour wants Pink Floyd fans holding their breath for a band reunion to exhale.

Immigrant study produces startling results

WASHINGTON, Oct. 19 (UPI) -- U.S. Census Bureau data suggest immigrants are more dispersed and more entwined with U.S.-born people than previously thought.

New England warming up to wood

LYNDEBOROUGH, N.H., Sept. 11 (UPI) -- Rising oil prices are heating up the New England firewood industry.

The Almanac

Today is Sunday, Sept. 4, the 247th day of 2005 with 118 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Saturday, Sept. 4, the 248th day of 2004 with 118 to follow.
By United Press International

Play centers on activist James Baldwin

EVANSTON, Ill., Jan. 21 (UPI) -- A single performance of a one-man play about the life of writer and civil rights activist James Baldwin will be held Feb. 6 at Northwestern University.

The Almanac

Today is Thursday, Sept. 4, the 247th day of 2003 with 118 to follow.
By United Press International

Of Human Interest: News lite

La Libre Belgique newspaper ponders whether Belgians annoyed are with the Father Christmas. A survey by the Deloitte & Touches finds Belgians to be among the least generous in Europe.
ELLEN BECK, United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Wednesday, Sept. 4, the 247th day of 2002 with 118 to follow.
By United Press International

Report: Skakel expelled over threat

BOSTON, April 29 (UPI) -- The lawyer defending Kennedy kin Michael Skakel against a murder charge branded Monday as "absurd" a newspaper report his client threatened a woman with a ski pole more than two years after he allegedly killed Martha Moxley with a golf club in 1975. The A
DAVE HASKELL

Real Madrid wins in Champions League

PRAGUE, Czech Republic, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- Real Madrid and Arsenal continued down familiar paths in Champions League matches Wednesday.
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