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KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
September 25Palace billed as "The Battle of the Champions," a modern version of the famous
September 25
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted 12 hours ago
Palace billed as "The Battle of the Champions," a modern version of the famous 1973 "Battle of the Sexes" match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs. Despite the match featuring a hybrid set of rules designed to favor Navratilova, Connors... Read more
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Philly.com
It was ladies night at the debateWhy? Because she's a woman, so who are we kidding? The first pair that came to
It was ladies night at the debate
Philly.com / Posted 18 hours ago
Why? Because she's a woman, so who are we kidding? The first pair that came to my mind was Bobby Riggs challenging Billie Jean King for tennis bragging rights. He loses. Samson and Delilah. He loses. Larry Mendte and Alycia Lane. He loses.... Read more
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Roll Call
Donald Trump and the Second Battle of the Sexesshe does." — Donald Trump In 1973, a trash-talking, over-age self-described "c
Donald Trump and the Second Battle of the Sexes
Roll Call / Posted 23 hours ago
she does." — Donald Trump In 1973, a trash-talking, over-age self-described "chauvinist pig" named Bobby Riggs took on Billie Jean King in a tennis match in the Houston Astrodome that was billed as The Battle of the Sexes. King won in straight... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
September 25Palace billed as "The Battle of the Champions," a modern version of the famous
September 25
KTXS Abilene / Posted 2 days ago
Palace billed as "The Battle of the Champions," a modern version of the famous 1973 "Battle of the Sexes" match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs. Despite the match featuring a hybrid set of rules designed to favor Navratilova, Connors... Read more
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KECI Missoula
September 25Palace billed as "The Battle of the Champions," a modern version of the famous
September 25
KECI Missoula / Posted 2 days ago
Palace billed as "The Battle of the Champions," a modern version of the famous 1973 "Battle of the Sexes" match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs. Despite the match featuring a hybrid set of rules designed to favor Navratilova, Connors... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
September 25Palace billed as "The Battle of the Champions," a modern version of the famous
September 25
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 2 days ago
Palace billed as "The Battle of the Champions," a modern version of the famous 1973 "Battle of the Sexes" match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs. Despite the match featuring a hybrid set of rules designed to favor Navratilova, Connors... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
September 25Palace billed as "The Battle of the Champions," a modern version of the famous
September 25
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 2 days ago
Palace billed as "The Battle of the Champions," a modern version of the famous 1973 "Battle of the Sexes" match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs. Despite the match featuring a hybrid set of rules designed to favor Navratilova, Connors... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
September 25Palace billed as "The Battle of the Champions," a modern version of the famous
September 25
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 2 days ago
Palace billed as "The Battle of the Champions," a modern version of the famous 1973 "Battle of the Sexes" match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs. Despite the match featuring a hybrid set of rules designed to favor Navratilova, Connors... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Wawrinka and Zverev cruise into St Petersburg Open finalrespectively. Stan Wawrinka pictured during the US Open Men's Singles final ag
Wawrinka and Zverev cruise into St Petersburg Open final
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 3 days ago
respectively. Stan Wawrinka pictured during the US Open Men's Singles final against Novak Djokovic of Serbia at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York on September 11, 2016 Swiss top seed Wawrinka won his first ever meeting... Read more
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Daily Journal
How will we measure success, failure of what Colin Kaepernick started?know that the tragic events of the past few days in Tulsa and Charlotte only ad
How will we measure success, failure of what Colin Kaepernick started?
Daily Journal / Posted 5 days ago
know that the tragic events of the past few days in Tulsa and Charlotte only add to that uncertainty. But we can wonder. Billie Jean King comes from a different era of social activism. Sharing a generation with the likes of Muhammad Ali, Arthur... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
How will we measure success, failure of what Colin Kaepernick started?know that the tragic events of the past few days in Tulsa and Charlotte only ad
How will we measure success, failure of what Colin Kaepernick started?
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 5 days ago
know that the tragic events of the past few days in Tulsa and Charlotte only add to that uncertainty. But we can wonder. Billie Jean King comes from a different era of social activism. Sharing a generation with the likes of Muhammad Ali, Arthur... Read more
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Daily Record
How will we measure success, failure of what Colin Kaepernick started?know that the tragic events of the past few days in Tulsa and Charlotte only ad
How will we measure success, failure of what Colin Kaepernick started?
Daily Record / Posted 5 days ago
know that the tragic events of the past few days in Tulsa and Charlotte only add to that uncertainty. But we can wonder. Billie Jean King comes from a different era of social activism. Sharing a generation with the likes of Muhammad Ali, Arthur... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
How will we measure success, failure of what Colin Kaepernick started?know that the tragic events of the past few days in Tulsa and Charlotte only ad
How will we measure success, failure of what Colin Kaepernick started?
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
know that the tragic events of the past few days in Tulsa and Charlotte only add to that uncertainty. But we can wonder. Billie Jean King comes from a different era of social activism. Sharing a generation with the likes of Muhammad Ali, Arthur... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
How will we measure success, failure of what Colin Kaepernick started?know that the tragic events of the past few days in Tulsa and Charlotte only ad
How will we measure success, failure of what Colin Kaepernick started?
The Arizona Republic / Posted 5 days ago
know that the tragic events of the past few days in Tulsa and Charlotte only add to that uncertainty. But we can wonder. Billie Jean King comes from a different era of social activism. Sharing a generation with the likes of Muhammad Ali, Arthur... Read more
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York Daily Record
How will we measure success, failure of what Colin Kaepernick started?know that the tragic events of the past few days in Tulsa and Charlotte only ad
How will we measure success, failure of what Colin Kaepernick started?
York Daily Record / Posted 5 days ago
know that the tragic events of the past few days in Tulsa and Charlotte only add to that uncertainty. But we can wonder. Billie Jean King comes from a different era of social activism. Sharing a generation with the likes of Muhammad Ali, Arthur... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
How will we measure success, failure of what Colin Kaepernick started?know that the tragic events of the past few days in Tulsa and Charlotte only ad
How will we measure success, failure of what Colin Kaepernick started?
Detroit Free Press / Posted 5 days ago
know that the tragic events of the past few days in Tulsa and Charlotte only add to that uncertainty. But we can wonder. Billie Jean King comes from a different era of social activism. Sharing a generation with the likes of Muhammad Ali, Arthur... Read more
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MPNnow.com
Canandaigua Academy Class of 1943 gathers for 73rdor The Glenn Miller Orchestra, and “In The Mood” is a hit — The musical “Oklah
Canandaigua Academy Class of 1943 gathers for 73rd
MPNnow.com / Posted 5 days ago
or The Glenn Miller Orchestra, and “In The Mood” is a hit — The musical “Oklahoma” opens on Broadway — Chevy Chase, Billie Jean King, Janis Joplin, Arthur Ashe, Bobby Fischer, Robert De Niro, John Denver, Newt Gingrich, George Harrison, Mick... Read more
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USA Today
How will we measure success, failure of what Colin Kaepernick started?know that the tragic events of the past few days in Tulsa and Charlotte only ad
How will we measure success, failure of what Colin Kaepernick started?
USA Today / Posted 6 days ago
know that the tragic events of the past few days in Tulsa and Charlotte only add to that uncertainty. But we can wonder. Billie Jean King comes from a different era of social activism. Sharing a generation with the likes of Muhammad Ali, Arthur... Read more
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Reuters Sports News
ITF clears Lepchenko following meldonium explanationhits a forehand against Ana Konjuh of Croatia (not pictured) on day six of the
ITF clears Lepchenko following meldonium explanation
Reuters Sports News / Posted 6 days ago
hits a forehand against Ana Konjuh of Croatia (not pictured) on day six of the 2016 U.S. Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports American Varvara Lepchenko is clear to play again... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
43 years ago today, the sports world changed at the AstrodomeSept. 20, 1973, tennis match dubbed “The Battle Of The Sexes,” which pit 50-som
43 years ago today, the sports world changed at the Astrodome
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 6 days ago
Sept. 20, 1973, tennis match dubbed “The Battle Of The Sexes,” which pit 50-something tennis veteran Bobby Riggs against Billie Jean King, then just 29 years old. Faster and younger, the hard-charging King ably beat the retired Riggs, who had... Read more
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11 News Houston
Former ball boy remembers Battle of the SexesHOUSTON - Four decades ago, history invaded the Astrodome. Six-time women’s te
Former ball boy remembers Battle of the Sexes
11 News Houston / Posted 7 days ago
HOUSTON - Four decades ago, history invaded the Astrodome. Six-time women’s tennis champion Billie Jean King beat Bobby Riggs, a former world No. 1 who bragged he could beat any woman in the Battle of the Sexes. That same day, Riggs signed a... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Super sophomores making an impact in North Jerseybest player in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. One day, the Paramus Cath
Super sophomores making an impact in North Jersey
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 7 days ago
best player in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. One day, the Paramus Catholic sophomore would love to return to the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York and play in the tournament. “That’s one of my goals … to be a... Read more
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Daily Journal
More women join sex-harassment lawsuitthis day in history: Magellan begins globe-trotting voyage; Nazi hunter Simon W
More women join sex-harassment lawsuit
Daily Journal / Posted 7 days ago
this day in history: Magellan begins globe-trotting voyage; Nazi hunter Simon Wiesenthal dies; Actress Sophia Loren born; Billie Jean King beats Bobby Riggs in 'Battle of the Sexes'; Singer Jim Croce dies in plane crash. (Sept. 20) AP CAMDEN –... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
The story of the 'Battles of the Sexes' at the Astrodome, 1973Sept. 20, 1973, tennis match dubbed “The Battle Of The Sexes,” which pit 50-som
The story of the 'Battles of the Sexes' at the Astrodome, 1973
Houston Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
Sept. 20, 1973, tennis match dubbed “The Battle Of The Sexes,” which pit 50-something tennis veteran Bobby Riggs against Billie Jean King, then just 29 years old. Faster and younger, the hard-charging King ably beat the retired Riggs, who had... Read more
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Southwest Daily News
Today in HIstory, Sept. 20: Billie Jean King defeats Bobby Riggs in 1973Gov. Ross R. Barnett. (Meredith was later admitted.) In 1973, in their so-call
Today in HIstory, Sept. 20: Billie Jean King defeats Bobby Riggs in 1973
Southwest Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
Gov. Ross R. Barnett. (Meredith was later admitted.) In 1973, in their so-called "battle of the sexes," tennis star Billie Jean King defeated Bobby Riggs in straight sets, 6-4, 6-3, 6-3, at the Houston Astrodome. Singer-songwriter Jim Croce,... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Today in HistoryGov. Ross R. Barnett. (Meredith was later admitted.) In 1973, in their so-call
Today in History
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 7 days ago
Gov. Ross R. Barnett. (Meredith was later admitted.) In 1973, in their so-called "battle of the sexes," tennis star Billie Jean King defeated Bobby Riggs in straight sets, 6-4, 6-3, 6-3, at the Houston Astrodome. Singer-songwriter Jim Croce,... Read more
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Southwest Daily News
Today in HIstory, Sept. 20: Billy Jean King defeats Bobby Riggs in 1973Gov. Ross R. Barnett. (Meredith was later admitted.) In 1973, in their so-call
Today in HIstory, Sept. 20: Billy Jean King defeats Bobby Riggs in 1973
Southwest Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
Gov. Ross R. Barnett. (Meredith was later admitted.) In 1973, in their so-called "battle of the sexes," tennis star Billie Jean King defeated Bobby Riggs in straight sets, 6-4, 6-3, 6-3, at the Houston Astrodome. Singer-songwriter Jim Croce,... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Cleveland Browns seek higher power at QBruns allowed by pitchers of the Cincinnati Reds this season. That’s the most in
Cleveland Browns seek higher power at QB
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 7 days ago
runs allowed by pitchers of the Cincinnati Reds this season. That’s the most in Major League history. On this day in 1973, Billie Jean King defeated Bobby Riggs in an exhibition tennis match dubbed the “Battle of the Sexes.” A crowd of 30,292 at... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Today in history - Billie Jean King defeated Bobby Riggs; Sophomore vigilantes ride at UofSstore when he was stabbed in the chest by Izola Curry. In 1973, in their so-ca
Today in history - Billie Jean King defeated Bobby Riggs; Sophomore vigilantes ride at UofS
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
store when he was stabbed in the chest by Izola Curry. In 1973, in their so-called "battle of the sexes," tennis star Billie Jean King defeated Bobby Riggs 6-4, 6-3, 6-3 at the Houston Astrodome. In 1976, Playboy magazine released an... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
This day in history, Sept. 20, 2016Gov. Ross R. Barnett. (Meredith was later admitted.) In 1973, in their so-call
This day in history, Sept. 20, 2016
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
Gov. Ross R. Barnett. (Meredith was later admitted.) In 1973, in their so-called "battle of the sexes," tennis star Billie Jean King defeated Bobby Riggs in straight sets, 6-4, 6-3, 6-3, at the Houston Astrodome. Singer-songwriter Jim Croce,... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
September 20in Natchitoches, Louisiana, along with five others while on his way to Sherman,
September 20
KTXS Abilene / Posted 7 days ago
in Natchitoches, Louisiana, along with five others while on his way to Sherman, Texas, for a concert. Croce was 30. 1973: Billie Jean King beats Bobby Riggs in "The Battle of the Sexes" tennis match at the Houston Astrodome. 1971: Having weakened... Read more
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KECI Missoula
September 20in Natchitoches, Louisiana, along with five others while on his way to Sherman,
September 20
KECI Missoula / Posted 7 days ago
in Natchitoches, Louisiana, along with five others while on his way to Sherman, Texas, for a concert. Croce was 30. 1973: Billie Jean King beats Bobby Riggs in "The Battle of the Sexes" tennis match at the Houston Astrodome. 1971: Having weakened... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
On this day: September 20in Natchitoches, Louisiana, along with five others while on his way to Sherman,
On this day: September 20
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 7 days ago
in Natchitoches, Louisiana, along with five others while on his way to Sherman, Texas, for a concert. Croce was 30. 1973: Billie Jean King beats Bobby Riggs in "The Battle of the Sexes" tennis match at the Houston Astrodome. 1971: Having weakened... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
September 20in Natchitoches, Louisiana, along with five others while on his way to Sherman,
September 20
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 7 days ago
in Natchitoches, Louisiana, along with five others while on his way to Sherman, Texas, for a concert. Croce was 30. 1973: Billie Jean King beats Bobby Riggs in "The Battle of the Sexes" tennis match at the Houston Astrodome. 1971: Having weakened... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
September 20in Natchitoches, Louisiana, along with five others while on his way to Sherman,
September 20
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 7 days ago
in Natchitoches, Louisiana, along with five others while on his way to Sherman, Texas, for a concert. Croce was 30. 1973: Billie Jean King beats Bobby Riggs in "The Battle of the Sexes" tennis match at the Houston Astrodome. 1971: Having weakened... Read more
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Daily Herald
Today in HistoryGov. Ross R. Barnett. (Meredith was later admitted.) In 1973, in their so-call
Today in History
Daily Herald / Posted 8 days ago
Gov. Ross R. Barnett. (Meredith was later admitted.) In 1973, in their so-called "battle of the sexes," tennis star Billie Jean King defeated Bobby Riggs in straight sets, 6-4, 6-3, 6-3, at the Houston Astrodome. Singer-songwriter Jim Croce,... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Today in HistoryGov. Ross R. Barnett. (Meredith was later admitted.) In 1973, in their so-call
Today in History
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 8 days ago
Gov. Ross R. Barnett. (Meredith was later admitted.) In 1973, in their so-called "battle of the sexes," tennis star Billie Jean King defeated Bobby Riggs in straight sets, 6-4, 6-3, 6-3, at the Houston Astrodome. Singer-songwriter Jim Croce,... Read more
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Reuters Sports News
Cyber hackers publish medical data for Farah, Nadal and RoseNadal of Spain hits to Lucas Pouille of France (not pictured) on day seven of t
Cyber hackers publish medical data for Farah, Nadal and Rose
Reuters Sports News / Posted 8 days ago
Nadal of Spain hits to Lucas Pouille of France (not pictured) on day seven of the 2016 U.S. Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. Mandatory Credit: Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports 2016 Rio Olympics - Golf - Final... Read more
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The Chronicle
Letting the game speakRookie of the Year of his country’s pastime, a country not yet ready to break t
Letting the game speak
The Chronicle / Posted 8 days ago
Rookie of the Year of his country’s pastime, a country not yet ready to break the very color barrier Robinson had broken. Billie Jean King beat Bobby Riggs in straight sets in 1973, winning what was dubbed “The Battle of the Sexes,” during our... Read more
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The Brown Daily Herald
Hyland GS: This is about Tyre Kingdetail here; though, I would be remiss if I silenced the names of John Carlos a
Hyland GS: This is about Tyre King
The Brown Daily Herald / Posted 8 days ago
detail here; though, I would be remiss if I silenced the names of John Carlos and Tommie Smith, Muhammad Ali, Arthur Ashe, Billie Jean King and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. People should find sports journalist Dave Zirin’s book “A People’s History of... Read more
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The Brown Daily Herald
Hyland GS: This is about Tyree Kingdetail here; though, I would be remiss if I silenced the names of John Carlos a
Hyland GS: This is about Tyree King
The Brown Daily Herald / Posted 9 days ago
detail here; though, I would be remiss if I silenced the names of John Carlos and Tommie Smith, Muhammad Ali, Arthur Ashe, Billie Jean King and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. People should find sports journalist Dave Zirin’s book “A People’s History of... Read more
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Reuters Sports News
Tennis: Spain back in World Group where they belong, says Nadalof Spain serves against Lucas Pouille of France (not pictured) on day seven of
Tennis: Spain back in World Group where they belong, says Nadal
Reuters Sports News / Posted 9 days ago
of Spain serves against Lucas Pouille of France (not pictured) on day seven of the 2016 U.S. Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports Two years after Spain's stunning... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
2nd woman's body identified in Ohio slaying, abduction casethat the city of Portsmouth, Virginia, has agreed to pay a $1 million settlemen
2nd woman's body identified in Ohio slaying, abduction case
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 11 days ago
that the city of Portsmouth, Virginia, has agreed to pay a $1 million settlement.More >> Museum in New York acquires Billie Jean King archiveMuseum in New York acquires Billie Jean King archive The New-York Historical Society has acquired... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
2nd woman's body identified in Ohio slaying, abduction casethat the city of Portsmouth, Virginia, has agreed to pay a $1 million settlemen
2nd woman's body identified in Ohio slaying, abduction case
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 11 days ago
that the city of Portsmouth, Virginia, has agreed to pay a $1 million settlement.More >> Museum in New York acquires Billie Jean King archiveMuseum in New York acquires Billie Jean King archive The New-York Historical Society has acquired... Read more
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WQOW Eau Claire
Wisconsin guard, tribal member Koenig joins pipeline protestthat the city of Portsmouth, Virginia, has agreed to pay a $1 million settlemen
Wisconsin guard, tribal member Koenig joins pipeline protest
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted 11 days ago
that the city of Portsmouth, Virginia, has agreed to pay a $1 million settlement.More >> Museum in New York acquires Billie Jean King archiveMuseum in New York acquires Billie Jean King archive The New-York Historical Society has acquired... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
2nd woman's body identified in Ohio abduction, slaying casethat the city of Portsmouth, Virginia, has agreed to pay a $1 million settlemen
2nd woman's body identified in Ohio abduction, slaying case
WGEM Quincy / Posted 11 days ago
that the city of Portsmouth, Virginia, has agreed to pay a $1 million settlement.More >> Museum in New York acquires Billie Jean King archiveMuseum in New York acquires Billie Jean King archive The New-York Historical Society has acquired... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
2nd woman's body identified in Ohio abduction, slaying casethat the city of Portsmouth, Virginia, has agreed to pay a $1 million settlemen
2nd woman's body identified in Ohio abduction, slaying case
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted 11 days ago
that the city of Portsmouth, Virginia, has agreed to pay a $1 million settlement.More >> Museum in New York acquires Billie Jean King archiveMuseum in New York acquires Billie Jean King archive The New-York Historical Society has acquired... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Judge rules recorded phone call can be used in Cosby trialthat the city of Portsmouth, Virginia, has agreed to pay a $1 million settlemen
Judge rules recorded phone call can be used in Cosby trial
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 11 days ago
that the city of Portsmouth, Virginia, has agreed to pay a $1 million settlement.More >> Museum in New York acquires Billie Jean King archiveMuseum in New York acquires Billie Jean King archive The New-York Historical Society has acquired... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
2nd woman's body identified in Ohio abduction, slaying casethat the city of Portsmouth, Virginia, has agreed to pay a $1 million settlemen
2nd woman's body identified in Ohio abduction, slaying case
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 11 days ago
that the city of Portsmouth, Virginia, has agreed to pay a $1 million settlement.More >> Museum in New York acquires Billie Jean King archiveMuseum in New York acquires Billie Jean King archive The New-York Historical Society has acquired... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
2nd woman's body identified in Ohio abduction, slaying casesaid Friday that the city of Portsmouth, Virginia, has agreed to pay a $1 milli
2nd woman's body identified in Ohio abduction, slaying case
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 11 days ago
said Friday that the city of Portsmouth, Virginia, has agreed to pay a $1 million settlement. Museum in New York acquires Billie Jean King archiveMuseum in New York acquires Billie Jean King archive The New-York Historical Society has acquired... Read more
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