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Today In Sports History for Sept. 7 Frank Kovacs in four sets to win the men's title in the U.S. Lawn Tennis Association championships. Sarah Palfrey Cooke wins the women's title with a 6-2, 6-2 victory over Pauline Betz.1953 - Maureen Connolly becomes the first woman to...
Today in sports history for Sept. 2

...wins the men's singles title in the U.S. Lawn Tennis Association championships by beating Bill Talbert. Sarah Palfrey Cooke beats Pauline Betz for the women's title.1970 - The tie-break debuts in Grand Slam tennis at the U.S. Open. A total...
Human remains found near Tuntaltuliak

...State Troopers believe the remains are those of Nick Cooke. They were found Friday on the bank of the Bethel this week.Foul play isn't suspected in Cooke's death.Cooke, who was 37, and 46-year-old Jim Lee Napoka of...
Thumbs up, thumbs down for Monday, Feb. 3

...Patricia Ann Relay, Distinguished Service to the Humanities; Eowyn Ivey, Individual Artist; Martha Galila, Margaret Nick Cooke Award; Cam Bohman, Arts Advocacy; and Willie Hensley, Distinguished Service to the Humanities. Ron Senungetuk, Lifetime...
Meteor shower likely to be good, but not the greatest in Juneau

...the oldest meteor shower known to Earth, the Perseids.NASA meteor expert Bill Cooke said the annual show will peak in the wee hours of the morning Thursday. Cooke said if the weather is good, expect one shooting star a minute, maybe more...
Today In Sports History for July 8

...Lenglen beats Molla Bjurstedt Mallory 6-2, 6-0 for her fourth straight Wimbledon title.1939 - Bobby Riggs beats Elwood Cooke in five sets to win Wimbledon.1941 - Ted Williams of the Boston Red Sox hits a three-run, two-out homer in the ninth...
Alaska State Council on the Arts seeks nominations for Governor's art awards

...on Thursday, Jan. 28. The four awards are: Arts Advocacy, Individual Artist, Business Leadership and the Margaret Nick Cooke Award for Native Arts and Languages.For award category definitions, submissions and more information, visit http://bit...
Arts council seeks nominations for the Governor's Awards

...Awards for the Arts in the following categories: arts advocacy, individual artist, business leadership and the Margaret Nick Cooke award for Native arts and languages. Eligibility is open to any individual, organization or institution that has made a significant...
Yukon Quest ends with last musher crossing finish line

...last musher has crossed the finish line in the 2015 Yukon Quest.The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports 48-year-old Rob Cooke of Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, claimed the red lantern Friday after what he called "13 days of hell" in the 1,000-mile...
Off and mushing

...poor trail conditions forced organizers to push the race's start north, bypassing a mountain range.Canadian rookie Rob Cooke, who hails from Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, was the first musher to leave Fairbanks as fans looked on from the starting...


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