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...held in Athens, Greece, for the Olympic games.Five years ago: Funeral services were held in Boston for Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, who was eulogized by President Barack Obama; hours later, Kennedy's remains were buried at Arlington National...
Today in history

...neighborhood following the fatal police shooting of a black teenager, James Powell, two days earlier.In 1969, Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, D-Mass., left a party on Chappaquiddick Island near Martha's Vineyard with Mary Jo Kopechne (koh-PEHK...
Rep. Young becomes latest victim of no-fly list

...his Anchorage-to-Seattle flight. The Alaska Republican, who eventually caught his plane, has company. Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, D-Mass., one of the world's most prominent politicians, was also told he was on the no-fly list. So was...
The friendly skies where freedom dies have something in common not only with one another, but also with several toddlers, nuns and the late Sen. Edward M. Kennedy. Namely, they've all been refused permission to board planes bound for, or traveling within, the United States...
This Day in History

...Chicago nominated President Roosevelt for an unprecedented third term in office. In 1969, a car driven by Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, D-Mass., plunged off a bridge on Chappaquiddick Island near Martha's Vineyard; passenger Mary Jo Kopechne...
This Day in History

...In 1956, President Eisenhower won re-election, defeating Democrat Adlai E. Stevenson. In 1962, Democrat Edward M. Kennedy was elected senator from Massachusetts. In 1976, Benjamin L. Hooks was chosen to be the new executive director...
Just say no, Rep. Condit

...crippling drought of primary funds. History does show some reelections after major scandals, even deadly ones; Sen. Edward M. Kennedy's electoral success after the death of Mary Jo Kopechne is Exhibit A. But the real question is whether Condit...
Outside editorial: Head Start renewal: Program works for vulnerable children

...instead of a requirement, for instance. Nonetheless, the reauthorization is a victory for backers such as Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, D-Mass., as well as others who also see the program as a key tool in narrowing the achievement gap between...
Salt Lake's nice recovery

...votes of International Olympic Committee members. Romney, a venture capitalist who ran a close Senate race against Edward M. Kennedy, D-Mass., in 1994, says he cut spending by about $200 million after taking the job and would have trimmed...
This Day in History

...Senate president pro tempore next in the line of succession after the vice president. In 1969, a car driven by Sen. Edward M. Kennedy (D-Mass.) plunged off a bridge on Chappaquiddick Island near Martha's Vineyard. Passenger Mary Jo Kopechne...


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