Today in History

...South Carolina at near-hurricane strength. Protesters filling 20 city blocks peacefully swarmed Manhattan's streets on the eve of the Republican National Convention to demand that President George W. Bush be turned out of office. A car bomb at the office...
Jameson Marley Eves

Jameson Marley Eves was born and died Sept. 26, 2003, in San Francisco, Calif. She is survived by her parents, Chris and Brooke Eves; grandparents, Tom and Melody Kirchner, and Garry DesRosiers; and aunts and uncles, Natalie and Mark Powers, and Adam and Norman DesRosiers.
Today in History

...59-year-old Mario Reyes in Miami.One year ago: Israel released 26 Palestinian inmates, many convicted in grisly killings, on the eve of long-stalled peace talks, angering families of those killed by the prisoners. Tompall Glaser, 79, a country music singer...
Petersen ready to see Miles on practice field

...I'm anxious to get him back in the mix and see what he can do. He's like a freshman," Petersen said on Sunday on the eve of his first fall camp at Washington. "I'm always so anxious to get the freshmen out there. You've recruited them, you've...
DA: No charges in Stanford rape case

...This is the reason why rapists don't go to jail."Francis said she was attacked by an ex-boyfriend on New Year's Eve in Juneau. She said she'd been drinking downtown and ran into him while she was walking home on the Juneau-Douglas bridge...
Charges still not filed in Stanford rape case

...raped by her ex-boyfriend, who is also from Juneau and attends Stanford, at his parent's house in Juneau on New Year's Eve. She reported it to the local police in California, which did not have jurisdiction over the case since the alleged crime took...
Rory McIlroy wins British Open for 3rd major

...second time, leading to lawsuits that are still to be decided. And after getting engaged to Caroline Wozniacki on New Year's Eve, he abruptly broke off the engagement in May with a telephone call.His path to victory in The Open was much smoother.McIlroy...
Historic Homer bar gets new life

...sold it to Billie Bedsworth. The Club Bar burned down Sept. 2, 1976, and reopened in its current structure on New Year's Eve 1976.Brad Hughes painted a mural of a phoenix flanked by two nude figures on the barn-like front. Unveiled for the New Year...
Africa dreams

...Lott volunteered as teachers and by doing such tasks as painting and cooking.Among her memories, Ainza said on a holiday's eve she aided in a sacrificial ritual of two goats. Her job was to skin and gut the animals. Prior to that she'd only observed...
Dutch play down revenge talk ahead of Spain clash

SALVADOR, Brazil - Don't mention the final.On the eve of the rematch of the 2010 World Cup final between the Netherlands and Spain, the Dutch were playing down any talk of seeking...


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