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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014.
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UPI Almanac for Wednesday Feb. 27, 2013.
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1992 'McJordan' BBQ sauce sells for $9,995 ... Snake rescued from N.J. road ... 'Batman' says he is doing public service ... Scalia's car ticketed in Philadelphia ... The world as we know it from UPI.

'Batman' says he is doing public service

PETOSKEY, Mich., Oct. 16 (UPI) -- Michigan's "Petoskey Batman," facing a felony count of resisting and obstructing police, says "it's not up to the government to save us."

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Monday, Feb. 27, 2012.
By United Press International
'Petoskey Batman' gets probation

'Petoskey Batman' gets probation

PETOSKEY, Mich., Oct. 20 (UPI) -- A Michigan man nicknamed the "Petoskey Batman" after he was arrested while wearing a Batman costume on a rooftop was sentenced to six months of probation.

Post office gave fake money, man said

LOS ANGELES, May 25 (UPI) -- A California man said he nearly was arrested when he inadvertently tried to use counterfeit $100 bills received at a post office.

Avian botulism killing Canadian ducks

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Aug. 14 (UPI) -- Provincial environment officials in Manitoba, Canada, say avian botulism is behind a spate of duck deaths in rivers in Winnipeg.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2008.
By United Press International

Waitress accused of taking card numbers

LOS ANGELES, May 22 (UPI) -- A Los Angeles waitress faces multiple identity theft charges for allegedly stealing customers' credit card numbers.

The Almanac

UPI almanac for Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2007.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Monday, Feb. 27, the 58th day of 2006 with 307 to follow.
By United Press International

Five of 29 Atlanta murders cases reopened

ATLANTA, May 11 (UPI) -- Police officials have reopened five of the 29 cases involving killings that terrified the Atlanta area during the early 1980s.

The Almanac

Today is Sunday, Feb. 27, the 58th day of 2005 with 307 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Friday, Feb. 27, the 58th day of 2004 with 308 to follow.
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The Almanac

Today is Thursday, Feb. 27, the 58th day of 2003 with 307 to follow.
By United Press International

A Blast from the Past

U.S.-led allied forces liberated Kuwait City on this date in 1991, only days after launching a ground assault against occupying Iraqi troops. President Bush declared Kuwait liberated and then ordered a halt to all military operations in the Gulf War. The
By United Press International

A Blast from the Past

The weekly UPI Blast from the Past package for Feb. 24-March 2.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Wednesday, Feb. 27, the 58th day of 2002 with 307 to follow. The moon is full.
By United Press International

A Blast From The Past

Today is Feb. 27. U.S.-led allied forces liberated Kuwait City on this date in 1991, only days after launching a ground assault against occupying Iraqi troops.
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

A Blast From The Past

Today is Feb. 25. This is the anniversary of the Hebron massacre. On this date in 1994, 29 Muslim worshippers were killed and three more trampled to death ...
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International
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