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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014.
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UPI Almanac for Friday, Jan. 10, 2014.
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Are Internet trolls the price we pay for free speech?

Recent attempts to deal with one of the darker sides of the Internet -- so-called Internet "trolls" who hide behind electronic anonymity to post often vile, abusive and inflammatory comments to websites -- raise a troubling question: Will an understandable desire for civil discourse threaten a very American right of free speech?
JIM ALGAR, United Press International
Most U.S. Founding Fathers were age 40 and younger

Most U.S. Founding Fathers were age 40 and younger

CHICAGO, Aug. 18 (UPI) -- Portraits of the U.S. founding fathers often portray them with white powdered wigs and many think they were older than the young men they were, an expert says.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013.
By United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013.
By United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Sunday, Jan. 29, 2012.
By United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2012.
By United Press International

N.Y. group promoting humanist holidays

ALBANY, N.Y., April 26 (UPI) -- A New York institute is promoting the growth of humanist holidays as alternatives to religious holidays, an institute official says

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2008.
By United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Thursday, Jan. 10, 2008.
By United Press International

Town marks milestone with imaginary battle

BORDENTOWN, N.J., June 11 (UPI) -- An old New Jersey town celebrated its 325th anniversary by enacting some imaginary history -- the first and second battles of Bordentown. About 800 Revolutionary War re-enactors, using historically accurate uniforms, equipment and tactics, did the First B

The Almanac

UPI almanac for Monday, Jan. 29, 2007.
By United Press International

The Almanac

UPI almanac for Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2007.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Sunday, Jan. 29, the 29th day of 2006 with 336 to follow.
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The Almanac

Today is Tuesday, Jan. 10, the 10th day of 2006 with 355 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Saturday, Jan. 29, the 29th day of 2005 with 336 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Monday, Jan. 10, the 10th day of 2005 with 355 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Thursday, Jan. 29, the 29th day of 2004 with 337 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Saturday, Jan. 10, the 10th day of 2004 with 356 to follow.
By United Press International

Commentary: Surviving in the Smokies

HIGHLANDS, N.C., June 3 (UPI) -- A "neighbor" of mine was arrested last week. Eric Rudolph was captured in Murphy, N.C., and promptly turned over to the FBI who always (try to) get their man. B
JOHN ARMOR

Commentary: Memorial Day 2033

HIGHLANDS, N.C., May 26 (UPI) -- This is written on Memorial Day 2003, as soldiers, sailors and pilots are returning home to North Carolina and other places, with their families waiting on the
JOHN ARMOR

Commentary: All-American arrogance

HIGHLANDS, N.C., April 25 (UPI) -- No, this is not about the Iraq War, or the post-war reconstruction of Iraq, or the French view of America's position in the world. It's about a single bad decis
JOHN ARMOR

Commentary: Congressman Billybob sez

HIGHLANDS, N.C., April 10 (UPI) -- This here's the 345th Report ta the Folks Back Home from the (More er Less) Honorable Billybob, cyberCongressman from Western Carolina.

Commentary: Stop judicial filibusters

HIGHLANDS, N.C., March 13 (UPI) -- The U.S. Senate is conducting an episodic filibuster against the nomination of Miguel Estrada to be a U.S. Circuit Court judge. But the Senate is not voting, on
JOHN C. ARMOR
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