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Erling August Skaflestad

...Skaflestad and his friend Lisa Andersson, Christine Holingsworth and her husband, Scott, and Ray Skaflestad and his wife, Kenya., and siblings: Caroline Peterson (and husband Jerry), Kolbjorn "Faggen" Skaflestad (and wife Jan), and Wendell...
African Children's Choir to give concerts in Juneau

...Smith, Pumeza Matshikiza and other performers.Parent organization Music for Life works in seven African countries - Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda, Sudan, Nigeria, Ghana and South Africa. MFL has educated over 52,000 children and impacted the lives of over...
Today in sports history 1,500-meter championship. No American had won an Olympic gold medal in the event since Mel Sheppard in 1908.2010 - Kenya's David Rudisha sets a world record in the 800 meters for the second time in a week at the Rieti Grand Prix. Rudisha clocks...
Teen's rape galvanizes support in Kenya

TINGOLO, Kenya - A wave of outrage has grown in Kenya since word has spread that a 16-year-old girl was gang...and an investigation of the police who freed the suspects.Kenya's political heavyweights are also speaking up. Supreme...
Africa dreams

...Center, an orphanage and school located on the outskirts of Kawangware; a slum, essentially, east of central Nairobi in Kenya. Logan had spent time volunteering there.As Ainza began to fall in love with Logan, she also "fell in love with the idea...
Today in sports history

...first American to win the 10-discipline event at the Olympics since Dan O'Brien at Atlanta in 1996.2010 - David Rudisha of Kenya breaks the 13-year-old 800-meter world record with a 1:41.09 time at a meet in Berlin. Three-time world champion...
American wins Boston, Juneauites set personal records

...8 minutes, 37 seconds to win Monday's 118th annual Boston Marathon, posting the fastest time ever by an American, and Kenya's Rita Jeptoo defended her women's title in a new course record of 2 hours, 18 minutes, 57 seconds.Juneau's Mansour...
Today in Sports History

...only major nationwide professional soccer competition in the United States, folds after 14 seasons.1993 - Yobes Ondieki of Kenya becomes the first to break the 27-minute mark in the 10,000-meter race with a time of 26:58.38 at the Bislett Games...
Today In Sports History five months in prison and an additional three months in a halfway house for cheating on his taxes.1997 - Daniel Komen of Kenya shatters the 8-minute barrier for the 2-mile run and sets a world record of 7:58.61 at the Hechtel Night of track in...
Today in Sports History Sestriere, Italy. Bubka soars 20 feet, 1¾ inches, adding a half-inch to his old mark set in Tokyo in 1992.1994 - Kenya's Moses Kiptanui sets a world record for two miles with a time of 8 minutes, 9.01 seconds at a track meet in Hechtel...


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