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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, March 26, 2014.
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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014.
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Culprit: Robert Frost bust theft was a drunken college prank in 1985

WICHITA, Kan., Aug. 27 (UPI) -- The man who stole a bronze bust of poet Robert Frost from Wichita State University in Kansas in 1987 said the theft was a drunken prank.

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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, March 26, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Monday, March 26, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012.
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Canada accuses man of smuggling weapons

OTTAWA, May 17 (UPI) -- A California man faces smuggling charges after allegedly attempting to bring a personal cache of prohibited weapons into Ontario, Canada, officials said.

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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, March 26, 2008.
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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Feb. 2, 2008.
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Late poet Robert Frost's home vandalized

RIPTON , Vt., Jan. 1 (UPI) -- Under-age partygoers reportedly fueled by alcohol and drugs trashed the Vermont farmhouse where U.S. poet Robert Frost spent his later years.

Robert Frost's historic home damaged

RIPTON, Vt., Dec. 31 (UPI) -- Police in Ripton, Vt., said the historic home of poet Robert Frost was badly damaged by vandals who destroyed numerous antiques.

Defense Focus: Border business -- Part 1

JERUSALEM, Oct. 15 (UPI) -- Good fences, as Robert Frost famously wrote, make good neighbors. In fact the poet was being ironic. Massive border defenses are a testament to tensions between states, but they are also a way to manage them short of war. And border fences have become surprisingly good business for U.S. and international defense contractors in recent years.
MARTIN SIEFF, UPI Senior News Analyst

Landmark tree felled on Robert Frost farm

DERRY , N.H., Sept. 29 (UPI) -- A piece of American literary history fell Saturday as the 50-foot maple tree that inspired budding poet Robert Frost was cut down.

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UPI almanac for Monday, March 26, 2007.
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UPI almanac for Friday, Feb. 2, 2007.
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Short story writer Daniel Stern dies

HOUSTON, Jan. 26 (UPI) -- Author Daniel Stern, who tapped his career in music, movies and academia for his novels and short stories, has died in Houston at age 79.

Jockstrip: The world as we know it

Fertilizer and poetry yield 'Big' pumpkin ...Calif. city says vulgar sign too large ... Chicago suburb abuzz over beekeeping ... Runaway bride sues left-behind groom ... The world as we know it from UPI.
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Fertilizer and poetry yield 'Big' pumpkin

LOS ALTOS HILLS, Calif., Oct. 10 (UPI) -- Manure, love and a dose of poetry combined to grow one weighty pumpkin for a California pre-teen, good enough to earn second place in an area pumpkin contest. Amanda Zunino, 11, of Los Altos Hills, Calif., read Robert Frost to her pumpkin, Artemis, named

Unpublished, handwritten Frost poem found

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., Sept. 29 (UPI) -- A graduate student at University of Virginia unearthed a handwritten copy of an unpublished poem by Robert Frost in the university's library.

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Today is Sunday, March 26, the 85th day of 2006 with 280 to follow. The moon is waning. The morning stars are Mercury, Venus, Jupiter, Uranus, Neptune and Pluto
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Poet Barbara Guest dead at age 85

BERKELEY, Calif., March 10 (UPI) -- Modernist poet Barbara Guest, the only woman included in the New York School of poets that emerged in the late 1950s, has died at age 85.

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Today is Thursday, Feb. 2, the 33rd day of 2006 with 332 to follow.
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Today is Saturday, March 26, the 85th day of 2005 with 280 to follow. The moon is waning. The morning stars are Jupiter, Venus, Mars, Uranus, Neptune and Pluto.
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Bottom Line: Lou Dobbs's bon crusade

NEW YORK, Feb. 16 (UPI) -- In a few weeks, CNN anchorman-reporter Lou Dobbs will receive the 2004 Tocqueville Statesmanship Award for his relentless coverage of the giveaway of U.S. jobs,
GREGORY FOSSEDAL, UPI Columnist
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