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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013.
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Notable deaths during the past year

Notable deaths during the past year

A former U.S. presidential nominee, a longtime U.S. senator, the central figure in a case that led to reform of a major police department, and a number of supporting players from the Civil Rights era and the Watergate scandal, topped the list of notable deaths in 2012.
PAT NASON, United Press International
Elections, Olympics and economic concerns top stories of 2012

Elections, Olympics and economic concerns top stories of 2012

U.S. politics, the London Olympics, economic developments in the United States and Europe and the unrest in the Arab world topped the news in 2012.
MARCELLA S. KREITER, United Press International

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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012.
By United Press International
Activist Russell Means dead at 73

Activist Russell Means dead at 73

PORCUPINE, S.D., Oct. 22 (UPI) -- Russell Means, an activist and early leader with the American Indian Movement, died Monday at his home in Porcupine, S.D., family members said. He was 73.

Russell Means says he's cancer-free

RAPID CITY, S.D., Dec. 15 (UPI) -- American Indian activist Russell Means says in a video made in Arizona his esophageal cancer is in remission.

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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Nov. 10, 2011.
By United Press International

Russell Means: I'll come back as lightning

PORCUPINE, S.D., Aug. 18 (UPI) -- Russell Means, one of the leaders of the American Indian Movement, said he is treating his esophageal cancer with traditional and alternative remedies.

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UPI Almanac for Monday, Nov. 10, 2008.
By United Press International

Lakota Indians work to secede from U.S.

PORCUPINE, S.D., Dec. 21 (UPI) -- A Lakota delegation notified the State Department that they've withdrawn from the United States, renounced treaties and are now an independent nation.

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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Nov. 10, 2007.
By United Press International

AIM leader Bellecourt dead at 75

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 15 (UPI) -- Vernon Bellecourt, a longtime leader of the American Indian Movement, has died of complications from pneumonia at a Minneapolis hospital a the age of 75.

Activists arrested on reservation

WHITECLAY, Neb., June 29 (UPI) -- Oglala Sioux Tribal police arrested at least four activists trying to block the transport of alcohol from Whiteclay, Neb., to an Indian Reservation.

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UPI almanac for Friday, Nov. 10, 2006.
By United Press International

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Today is Thursday, Nov. 10, the 314th day of 2005 with 51 to follow.
By United Press International

S.D. Sioux sues for tribal presidency

SIOUX FALLS, S.D., Dec. 3 (UPI) -- Sioux activist Russell Means has filed suit in South Dakota to stop his tribe from swearing in its first woman president

Sioux tribe elects first female president

PINE RIDGE, S.D., Nov. 12 (UPI) -- New Oglala Sioux Tribe President Cecelia Fire Thunder of the Pine Ridge (S.D.) Indian Reservation has vowed to reform the tribe and pull it together.

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Today is Wednesday, Nov. 10, the 315th day of 2004 with 51 to follow.
By United Press International

Russell Means nabbed for parking tickets

RAPID CITY, S.D., Oct. 26 (UPI) -- American Indian activist Russell Means, running for presidency of his tribe, apparently forgot to pay some parking tickets and it interrupted his campaign. Means, one of two candidates seeking the presidency of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, was detained by off

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Today is Monday, Nov. 10, the 314th day of 2003 with 51 to follow.
By United Press International

American Indian leader Means pardoned

PIERRE, S.D., Jan. 3 (UPI) -- Outgoing Gov. Bill Janklow and American Indian activist Russell Means go way back.

American Indian leader Means pardoned

PIERRE, S.D., Jan. 3 (UPI) -- Outgoing Gov. Bill Janklow has pardoned American Indian activist Russell Means for a 1975 felon conviction. Means spent a year in the Sioux Falls penitentiary f

Feature:Native Americans flex vote muscle

Democratic Party efforts to register American Indians for November's midterm elections paid off for South Dakota Sen. Tim Johnson and tribes whose members showe
AL SWANSON, United Press International

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Today is Sunday, Nov. 10, the 314th day of 2002 with 51 to follow.
By United Press International

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