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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014.
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Two female resistance fighters to be honored at Paris' Pantheon

PARIS, Feb. 21 (UPI) -- Two women who fought with the Resistance during World War II will be honored with interment in the Pantheon, French President Francois Hollande says.

Bolivian Air Force orders Super Puma helos

MARIGNANE, France, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- Airbus Helicopters, formerly known as Eurocopter, announced Friday the Bolivian Air Force has ordered six AS332 C1e Super Puma aircraft.

Push is on for more famous French women to be buried in Paris Pantheon

PARIS, Aug. 29 (UPI) -- French feminists and their supporters say they want to see more famous Frenchwomen buried in the prestigious but male-dominated Paris Pantheon.

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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013.
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'Les Miserables' heading back to Broadway in 2014

'Les Miserables' heading back to Broadway in 2014

NEW YORK, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Producer Cameron Mackintosh says the new 25th anniversary staging of the long-running hit musical, "Les Miserables," will open on Broadway in spring 2014.

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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013.
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'Lincoln,' 'Les Miserables' lead Critics' Choice Award nods

'Lincoln,' 'Les Miserables' lead Critics' Choice Award nods

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- Director Steven Spielberg's historical drama "Lincoln" was nominated for a record 13 Critics' Choice Awards in Los Angeles Tuesday.
Redmayne says Cohen, Carter brought lightness to 'Les Miserables' set

Redmayne says Cohen, Carter brought lightness to 'Les Miserables' set

NEW YORK, Dec. 1 (UPI) -- British actor Eddie Redmayne says he and his co-stars of "Les Miserables" had a secret weapon for when the heartbreaking movie musical became too emotionally grueling to bear and they sought a little comedy relief.
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International

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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Feb. 26, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2012.
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Swift offered role in 'Les Miserables'

Swift offered role in 'Les Miserables'

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 4 (UPI) -- U.S. country music star Taylor Swift has been offered the role of Eponine in Hollywood's upcoming movie musical version of "Les Miserables," E! News said.
Hathaway to star in 'Les Miserables'

Hathaway to star in 'Les Miserables'

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 18 (UPI) -- U.S. actress Anne Hathaway is to join her fellow former Oscar host Hugh Jackman in a new big-screen adaptation of "Les Miserables," the film's producers said.

Paris court OKs 'Les Miserables' sequels

PARIS, Dec. 21 (UPI) -- The Paris High Court says two books deemed sequels to the novel "Les Miserables" don't threaten the French classic's integrity.

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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2008.
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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Feb. 7, 2008.
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UPI almanac for Monday, Feb. 26, 2007.
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UPI almanac for Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2007.
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Broadway fixture 'Les Miserables' opens

NEW YORK, Nov. 9 (UPI) -- New York's Broadway was lit up Thursday evening for a revival -- with some changes and refinements -- of the long-running show, "Les Miserables."

Hispanics found to have healthiest births

MIAMI, June 23 (UPI) -- Hispanic women have the smallest percentage of low birth rate and birth defects, U.S. researchers have found.

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Today is Sunday, Feb. 26, the 57th day of 2006 with 308 to follow.
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This is Tuesday, Feb. 7, the 38th day of 2006 with 327 to follow.
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France votes de Gaulle greatest Frenchman

PARIS, April 6 (UPI) -- French TV viewers have selected the late President Charles de Gaulle as the greatest Frenchman of all time.

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Poll finds de Gaulle greatest Frenchman ... Hydrogen bike faulted for being too quiet ... Antique peat bucket sells for $246,000 ... The world as we know it from UPI.
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Poll finds de Gaulle greatest Frenchman

PARIS, March 16 (UPI) -- A national poll to name France's greatest people puts former President Charles de Gaulle above a comedian, singer and Jesuit priest, the Independent reports.
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