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UPI Almanac for Friday, Oct. 18, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Friday, Oct. 11, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011.
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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011.
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Light bulbs: The odyssey of a bright idea

WINCHESTER, Va., Sept. 8 (UPI) -- The light bulb dreamed up by Thomas Alva Edison is on its last legs as a product made in the United States, a victim of regulations, General Electric said.

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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Oct. 11, 2008.
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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Oct. 18, 2007.
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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Oct. 11, 2007.
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UPI almanac for Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2006.
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UPI almanac for Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2006.
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Today is Tuesday, Oct. 18, the 291st day of 2005 with 74 to follow.
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The weekly UPI Almanac package for Oct. 17-23, 2005.
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Today is Tuesday, Oct. 11, the 284th day of 2005 with 81 to follow.
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Today is Monday, Oct. 18, the 292nd day of 2004 with 74 to follow.
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Today is Monday, Oct. 11, the 285th day of 2004 with 81 to follow.
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Wireless World: The silence of the phones?

A series by UPI examining emerging wireless telecommunications technologies. This week: A recent national survey found nearly two-thirds of those polled felt uncomfortable hearing other people's cell phone conversations in public, and 77 percent said they
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Today is Saturday, Oct. 18, the 291st day of 2003 with 74 to follow.
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Today is Saturday, Oct. 11, the 284th day of 2003 with 81 to follow.
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UPI's Capital Comment for March 14, 2003

WASHINGTON, March 14 (UPI) -- Capital Comment -- Daily news notes, political rumors, and important events that shape politics and public policy in Washington and the world from United Press

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Today is Friday, Oct. 18, the 291st day of 2002 with 74 to follow.
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A Blast from the Past

In 2001, Homeland Security Director Tom Ridge told a news conference that "thousands and thousands and thousands" of people had been tested for anthrax around the country but only a handful had tested positive for infection. FBI Director Robert Mueller m
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Today is Friday, Oct. 11, the 284th day of 2002 with 81 to follow.
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A Blast from the Past

It was on this date in 1868 that Thomas Alva Edison filed papers for a patent on his first invention: an electrical vote recorder to rapidly tabulate floor votes in Congress. But members of Congress decided not to buy the machine. It was Edison's first fi
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