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...open in Los Angeles with a record 140 nations competing. The Soviet Union and 13 Communist allies, including Cuba and East Germany, boycott the Games.1987 - Laura Davies shoots a 1-under 71 to defeat Ayako Okamoto and JoAnne Carner in an 18-hole...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-07-28/today-sports-history
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Today In Sports History

...jump with a 24-5½ leap in the Pan American Games at Indianapolis. The record was set in 1986 by Heike Dreschler of East Germany.1995 - Cuba's Ana Quirot, severely burned in a 1993 kitchen accident, wins the 800 meters at the World Track...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-13/today-sports-history
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...he was prepared to hold out "for all or nothing."In 1946, author H.G. Wells, 79, died in London.In 1961, East Germany sealed off the border between Berlin's eastern and western sectors and began building a wall that would stand for...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-13
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...the U.S. in the marquee relay. Their final time cut more than a half-second off the old record of 41.37 run by East Germany in 1985.2012 - Maurice Purify catches a record seven touchdown passes and the Arizona Rattlers win the Arena Bowl...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-10/today-sports-history
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Tax cheaters took billions from Ukraine

...Bloc, counterintelligence playbook," said Vince Houghton, curator of the International Spy Museum in Washington. East Germany's intelligence service, for example, kept transparent furniture in a chamber at its embassy in Rome.Klymenko denied...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-06-11/tax-cheaters-took-billions-ukraine
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...Blair wins America's second gold medal at the Winter Olympics in world-record time, beating Christa Rothenburger of East Germany by .02 seconds in the 500-meter speed skating.1990 - Lionel Simmons scores 27 points to move into fourth place...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-02-21/today-sports-history
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Missy Franklin wins record 6th gold at swim worlds

...Libby Trickett, who did it in 2007.Franklin also joins Michael Phelps, Mark Spitz, Australia's Ian Thorpe and East Germany's Kristin Otto as the only swimmers to capture as many as six golds at either worlds or an Olympics.Quite a club...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-08-05/missy-franklin-wins-record-6th-gold-sw
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Missy Franklin heads off to college with 6 gold medals

...Otto won six golds at the 1988 Seoul Olympics - an accomplishment since clouded by revelations of rampant doping in East Germany - and Thorpe claimed a half-dozen victories at the 2001 worlds. Now, there's Franklin.She completed a grueling...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-08-06/missy-franklin-heads-college-6-gold-me
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Today In Sports History

...the U.S. in the marquee relay. Their final time cut more than a half-second off the old record of 41.37 run by East Germany in 1985.2012 - Maurice Purify catches a record 7 touchdown passes and the Arizona Rattlers win the Arena Bowl 72-54...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-08-09/today-sports-history
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West pines for Cold War clarity

...number of residents of the former East Germany and other Eastern bloc nations...the initial euphoria, many in East Germany and the other Iron Curtain countries...huge public relations blunder for East Germany in particular and communism in...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111009/opi_514823962.shtml

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