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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014.
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UPI Almanac for Friday, Jan. 4, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Friday, Jan. 4, 2008.
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The Almanac

UPI almanac for Thursday, Jan. 4, 2007.
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Children of immigrants seek math, science

NEW YORK, Sept. 14 (UPI) -- A U.S. researcher has determined children of immigrants are more likely to pursue math and science as pathways to upward mobility.

The Almanac

Today is Wednesday, Jan. 4, the fourth day of 2006, with 361 to follow.
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Model to better understand dune plants

COLLEGE STATION, Texas, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- Texas A&M University researchers have created a model to better understand the impacts of development and coastal erosion on plant communities.

Historian Emma Pullen dead at 52

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 15 (UPI) -- African-American historian, film writer, publicist and journalist Emma E. Pullen has died in Raleigh, N.C., of breast cancer at age 52.

The Almanac

Today is Tuesday, Jan. 4, the fourth day of 2005, with 361 to follow.
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The Almanac

Today is Sunday, Jan. 4, the fourth day of 2004, with 362 to follow.
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The Almanac

Today is Saturday, Jan. 4, the fourth day of 2003, with 361 to follow.
By United Press International

A Blast from the Past

Chinese and North Korean forces captured the South Korean capital of Seoul on this date in 1951. Their invasion of Seoul was so quick that to this day the residents of Seoul fear invasion from the north. If you look at a map you'll notice that Seoul is VE
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A Blast from the Past

The weekly UPI Blast from the Past package for Dec. 30-Jan. 5.
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Washington Agenda-General

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William Grant & Sons Ltd. is an independent, family-owned Scottish company which distils Scotch whisky and other selected categories of spirits. It was founded in 1886 by William Grant, and is now run by the descendants of the founder. It is the largest of the handful of Scotch whisky distillers remaining in family ownership. "William Grant & Sons" is often abbreviated to "W. Grant & Sons" or just "Grant's", after their leading blended whisky of the same name.

The company is the 3rd largest producer of Scotch whisky (10.4% market share) after Diageo (34.4%), and Pernod Ricard. The company's central headquarters are in Strathclyde Business Park, North Lanarkshire. Sales and marketing headquarters are in Richmond, London. The company is a member of the Scotch Whisky Association.

The master blender of Grant's is David Stewart, who has been in his post for 42 years, the longest serving master blender with one distiller in the industry.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "William Grant."
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