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Statewide creative writing contest winners include Southeast residents

...Science, Anchorage (winner); "Our Deep Cuts" by Lillianna Benassi, Haines Borough School, Haines (HM); "My Journey to Kenya" by Charlee Demientieff, Interior Distance Education of Alaska (I.D.E.A.), Anchorage (HM); "Some Like it Hot...
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...
Desisa wins 119th Boston Marathon; Rotich takes women's race

...I think, is for me," Desisa said.Kenya's Caroline Rotich won the women's race...for Ethiopia in the race's history. Kenya's Wilson Chebet was third, another 34...also collected $150,000 while giving Kenya its fifth straight women's champion...
Today In Sports History for Monday, April 20 the U.S. Indoor Diving Championships.1992 - Kenya's Ibrahim Hussein wins his third Boston Marathon...Marathon in 2:08.42, almost a full minute ahead of Kenya's Daniel Rono. Kenya's Salina Kosgei outsprints defending champion Dire...
Today In Sports History for April 16

...snapping a 10-year victory streak for Kenya. Catherine Ndereba wins the women's...franchise history.2007 - Robert Cheruiyot of Kenya wins the Boston Marathon for the third...won the 117th edition of the marathon and Kenya's Rita Jeptoo the women's race.
Al-Shabab bombs UN van in Somalia, 4 workers killed

...claimed responsibility for an attack earlier this month at a college in northeastern Kenya in which at least 148 people, most of them students, were killed. Kenya has sent troops into Somalia as part of the AU force to stabilize the government and...
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Today In Sports History for April 19

...sixth straight NBA scoring title with a 30.1 average.1993 - Kenya's Cosmas N'deti, running his second marathon, beats Kim...first time since the 2006 final against Roger Federer.2010 - Kenya's Robert Kiprono Cheruiyot wins the Boston Marathon, breaking...
Today In Sports History for April 21 between unseeded players.2008 - Robert Cheruiyot of Kenya wins the Boston Marathon in 2:07:46 to become the fourth...American man to win was Greg Meyer in 1983. Rita Jeptoo of Kenya successfully defends the Boston Marathon title, becoming the...
Today In Sports History for Friday, April 17

...Burrell and Floyd Heard are timed at 1:18.68, breaking the record of 1:19.11 they had set on April 25, 1992.1995 - Kenya's Cosmas Ndeti wins the Boston Marathon for the third straight year and Germany's Uta Pippig captures the women's title...
6 charged with trying to join Islamic State

...fight with militants in the past year, and at least one has died.Al-Shabab gunmen carried out an attack on a university in Kenya on April 2 that left 148 people dead, most of them university students.The Minnesota men charged on Monday were identified...
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