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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014.
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List of Nobel Prize in Literature winners

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Oct. 10 (UPI) -- List of Nobel Prize in Literature winners:

Ribodeau announces retirement as president of Howard University

WASHINGTON, Oct. 2 (UPI) -- Howard University President Sidney Ribodeau has announced his retirement, months after signing a contract extension at the school in Washington.

Lost Pearl S. Buck novel to be published in October

FORT WORTH, Texas, June 6 (UPI) -- A manuscript by Pearl S. Buck, discovered during an auction of items in a Texas storage unit, will be published this fall, the author's agent said.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Monday, Feb. 18, 2013.
By United Press International

List of Nobel Prize in Literature winners

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- List of Nobel Prize in Literature winners:

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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012.
By United Press International

List of Nobel Prize in Literature winners

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- List of Nobel Prize in Literature winners:
Pop stars jazz up venerable N.Y. library

Pop stars jazz up venerable N.Y. library

NEW YORK, Nov. 13 (UPI) -- Behind the lions guarding the New York Public Library, kings of the jungle of pop culture are staking their turf.

Black sorority snags exclusive Barbie doll

WASHINGTON, July 7 (UPI) -- Mattel Inc. has created the first sorority Barbie doll for Alpha Kappa Alpha, the oldest black sorority in the United States.

UMass urged to take back Mugabe degree

AMHERST, Mass., May 12 (UPI) -- A Massachusetts lawmaker called on one of the state's universities to take back an honorary degree given to Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe.
Springsteen makes N.J. Hall of Fame

Springsteen makes N.J. Hall of Fame

TRENTON, N.J., May 4 (UPI) -- Rock singer Bruce Springsteen is among the New Jersey luminaries chosen as inaugural inductees for the state's Hall of Fame, hall officials say.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Monday, Feb. 18, 2008.
By United Press International

The Almanac

UPI almanac for Sunday, Feb. 18, 2007.
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Toni Morrison honored on retirement

NEW YORK, May 27 (UPI) -- Former President Bill Clinton praised Toni Morrison's "great big heart" at a tribute in New York to the Nobel Prize-winning writer.

Ill. suburb schools reject book ban

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill., May 26 (UPI) -- A suburban Chicago school district has approved a reading list despite calls by a board member to remove some controversial books.

The Almanac

Today is Saturday, Feb. 18, the 49th day of 2006 with 316 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Friday, Feb. 18, the 49th day of 2005 with 316 to follow.
By United Press International

70 Nobel laureates praise U.N.'s Annan

NEW YORK, Jan. 27 (UPI) -- Seventy Nobel laureates say they support U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan and his work.

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Today is Wednesday, Feb. 18, the 49th day of 2004 with 317 to follow.
By United Press International

Jazz, pop, R&B stars team for good cause

NEW YORK, Jan. 2 (UPI) -- Chaka Khan, Will Downing and Paquito D'Rivera lead the musicians who will raise funds for an ailing ex-club owner who helped their careers over the years.

Video of the Week: 'Truth About Charlie'

LOS ANGELES, March 31 (UPI) -- "The Truth About Charlie" is hoping to do a little better when released Tuesday on DVD (26.98 list) and VHS (rental only) than it did in the theaters, where it
STEVE SAILER, UPI National Correspondent

Toni Morrison to pen opera

DETROIT, Feb. 20 (UPI) -- Michigan Opera Theatre has asked novelist Toni Morrison and composer Richard Danielpour to collaborate on an opera based on the life of a fugitive slave. "Marga

Toni Morrison to pen opera

DETROIT, Mo., Feb. 20 (UPI) -- Nobel Prize-winning novelist Toni Morrison and composer Richard Danielpour have been asked to collaborate on an opera based on the life of a fugitive Kentucky s

The Almanac

Today is Tuesday, Feb. 18, the 49th day of 2003 with 316 to follow.
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