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2015/03/01 06:26
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The Plowshares movement was inspired by Dorothy Day, a Greenwich Village bohemian who converted to Catholicism and urged resistance to all wars. In the Vietnam era, Philip Berrigan led actions to...
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2015/02/27 13:20
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Today is Friday, Feb. 27, the 58th day of 2015. There are 307 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 27, 1933, Germany's parliament building, the Reichstag, was gutted by fire....
2015/02/26 15:21
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It was 10 years ago Martyn Williams performed his heroics in France to keep Wales on the path to a Grand Slam. Williams was named Six Nations player of the year in this year but it was this period...
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2015/02/24 19:04
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Olympic champion Christian Taylor is off in Europe training for the upcoming outdoor season where he looks to medal at the 2015 IAAF World Championships in Beijing. It is difficult to keep up with the...
2015/02/24 05:14
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Members of the women's ultimate frisbee team prepare for the coming tournament in mid-March. Devin Courtright/PSU Vanguard In 1968, Joel Silver introduced the idea of Ultimate Frisbee to the student...
2015/02/24 02:58
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On Feb. 22, those who knew, loved and admired the late Dean Smith gathered at a public memorial service in Chapel Hill, N.C., to honor the former North Carolina coach one last time. Harold �Doc�...
2015/02/23 18:29
2015/02/23 18:29
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Conakry, Guinea — American Ron Freeman won gold and bronze medals in track at the 1968 Summer Games in Mexico City. But the former Olympian says his greater legacy is the youth fitness and mentoring...
2015/02/23 16:49
2015/02/23 16:49
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Editor's note: To revive a sense of what it was like 35 years ago when the United States hockey team beat the Soviets in the 1980 Winter Olympics here in Lake Placid, the Enterprise is republishing...
2015/02/22 22:29
2015/02/22 22:29
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Lagos — Since Nigeria hosted the All-Africa Games in 1973 and 2003, the country is yet to bid for any other major games that will attract the whole world to the country. Save for the Africa Nations...
2015/02/20 06:42
2015/02/20 06:42
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There is a record number of athletes participating in the Simplot Games this year, and not only do these athletes get to compete against one another they get to learn from former Olympians. One of...
2015/02/19 14:32
2015/02/19 14:32
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We're at the crossroads. Lake Placid's success didn't happen overnight, and it didn't happen by accident. It happened because of enthusiastic and determined people with good ideas who took a chance...
2015/02/19 00:43
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The “Miracle on Ice” was a triumph years in the making under the careful, demanding and creative guidance of coach Herb Brooks. Some of the documents that were part of the improbable U.S. victory...
2015/02/18 22:57
2015/02/18 22:57
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In October 1968, Brantford residents held their collective breath for about 12 seconds as a shy, petite local teen took flight on foot at the Olympic Games in Mexico City. Deborah 'Debbie' Miller,...
2015/02/18 13:20
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Today is Ash Wednesday, Feb. 18, the 49th day of 2015. There are 316 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 18, 1885, Mark Twain's "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" was...
2015/02/17 18:14
2015/02/17 18:14
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For release Friday, Feb. 27 Today is Friday, Feb. 27, the 58th day of 2015. There are 307 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 27, 1933, Germany's parliament building, the...
2015/02/17 10:09
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In 1862, the Civil War Battle of Fort Donelson in Tennessee ended as some 12,000 Confederate soldiers surrendered; Union Gen. Ulysses S. Grant's victory earned him the nickname ''Unconditional...
2015/02/17 01:27
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Carolina head basketball coach Dean Smith — a man who left his mark on young men both on and off the court — died Saturday evening at the age of 83, according to the University of North Carolina’s...
2015/02/16 19:57
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Kentucky coach John Calipari, Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson and four-time Defensive Player of the Year Dikembe Mutombo are among the finalists for this year's Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of...
2015/02/16 18:11
2015/02/16 18:11
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... concert venue Sage Gateshead and digital arts commissioner and website The Space are this week launching a new app developed by creative technology studio Mbryonic and...
2015/02/16 13:42
2015/02/16 13:42
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... are literally millimetres, it means everything.— L'ÉQUIPE (@lequipe)February 16, 2014 In the 1968 Olympic Games, Bob Beamon jumped 8.90m. It bettered the long jump world record by a...
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