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UPI Almanac for Monday, Dec. 30, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, May 7, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Monday, May 7, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Friday, Dec. 30, 2011.
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Hamlin seeks new 'Pied Piper' for rats

HAMLIN, Germany, Nov. 19 (UPI) -- Officials in Hamlin, Germany -- the city known as the setting of the "Pied Piper" legend -- said life is imitating myth as the town is being invaded by rats.

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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, May 7, 2008.
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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Dec. 30, 2007.
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'Lightweight' poetry nudges out classics

LONDON, Dec. 7 (UPI) -- Classic rhymes about tigers, daffodils and a rat-catcher are being pushed aside by lighter fare in British classrooms, the country's education watchdog said.

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UPI almanac for Monday, May 7, 2007.
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UPI almanac for Saturday, Dec. 30, 2006.
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Today is Sunday, May 7, the 127th day of 2006 with 238 to follow.
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Today is Friday, Dec. 30, the 364th day of 2005 with one to follow.
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Today is Saturday, May 7, the 127th day of 2005 with 238 to follow.
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Today is Thursday, Dec. 30, the 365th day of 2004 with one to follow.
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Today is Friday, May 7, the 128th day of 2004 with 238 to follow.
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Today is Tuesday, Dec. 30, the 364th day of 2003 with one to follow.
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Poetry's sonnet form is subject of exhibit

NEW YORK, July 8 (UPI) -- The art of the sonnet as practiced by British and American poets from William Shakespeare to Jack Kerouac is the subject of an unusual exhibition at the New Yor
FREDERICK M. WINSHIP

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Today is Wednesday, May 7, the 127th day of 2003 with 238 to follow.
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Of Human Interest: News lite

Police in Hawley, Minn., played an unexpected role in the recovery of shuttle Columbia debris -- all because of a close phone number.
ELLEN BECK, United Press International

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Today is Monday, Dec. 30, the 364th day of 2002 with one to follow.
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Film of the Week: Paltrow in 'Possession'

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 15 (UPI) -- The denizens of the movie business are routinely derided as soulless philistines with no appreciation for great literature. Yet, judging by how many prestige no
STEVE SAILER, UPI National Correspondent

Joe Bob's America: Steve Earle's Blues

NEW YORK, Aug. 1 (UPI) -- Have you ever noticed that the people who loudly and self-righteously declare that they will NEVER buy a certain product, that hell will freeze over before they
JOE BOB BRIGGS

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Today is Tuesday, May 7, the 127th day of 2002 with 238 to follow.
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