Today in Sports History for Nov. 17

...Manziel, a redshirt freshman, breaks the NCAA freshman quarterback rushing record of 1,029 set by Missouri's Brad Smith in 2002. He also breaks the freshman record for total offense of 3,827 yards and becomes the first freshman in FBS history to...
Local businesses, organizations and individuals receive Vocational Service Awards

...Perseverance Theatre, is a five-week experience geared to youth ages 10-18. The program's effectiveness was recognized in 2002 by the National Endowment for the Arts as one of 16 "outstanding American arts programs for young people."Division...
Rotary Club of Juneau presents annual Vocational Service Awards

...end of the camp, students present a fully realized theatrical production. The program's effectiveness was recognized in 2002, by the National Endowment for the Arts, as one of 16 "outstanding American arts programs for young people."PUBLIC...
Wisconsin GOP abolishes secret corruption probes

...lobbying was created in a nearly unanimous vote in 2007, after a scandal that ensnared legislative leaders from both parties in 2002.Wisconsin is the only state with such a model, which features a board consisting of nonpartisan judges.Republicans...
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Empire Editorial: Strong action needed to avoid repeat of Challenger sinking

...prop and hull dinged by debris, we're seeing more need for action.The state of Washington offers one path forward. In 2002, it began charging a $3 surcharge on recreational boat registration and $5 for visiting vessels. A surcharge on commercial...
Seattle's offensive line inconsistent so far

...two quarterbacks have ever been sacked more than 70 times: Randall Cunningham in 1986 with Philadelphia and David Carr in 2002 with Houston."We're taking sacks at an alarming rate right now and we can improve it," Seattle offensive coordinator...
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Prison worker who helped killers escape gets up to 7 years

...the killing and dismembering of his former boss. Sweat was serving life without parole for killing a sheriff's deputy in 2002.The pair eluded more than 1,000 searchers who combed the thick woods and bogs of northern New York for much of the...
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My Turn: Rep. Chenault's leadership proves need for term limits

...hotel room in Seattle, Chenault failed that test just like the former governor quoted above.It was on the campaign trail in 2002 that then-U.S. Sen. Frank Murkowski made his promise to rein in state spending if elected governor. Three years...
Papa! Pope stirs excitement in DC, calls for climate action

...with anyone, no matter their views.In his first comments in the U.S. on the clergy sex abuse scandal that erupted in 2002, the pope praised the bishops for a "generous commitment to bring healing to victims" and for acting "without fear...
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Colombia's president, rebels announce breakthrough in talks

...unanimous public rejection of the rebels.The FARC, whose troops have thinned to an estimated 6,400 from a peak of 21,000 in 2002, have long insisted they haven't committed any crimes and aren't abandoning the battlefield only to end up in jail...
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