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Today In Sports History for May 27

...between American Eclipse (representing The North) and Henry (representing The South) is held at Union Course on Long Island. American Eclipse wins in two of three heats after jockey William Crafts is replaced by Samuel Purdy before the second...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-05-27/today-sports-history-may-27
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Today In Sports History for March 24

...seconds (six overtimes) to edge the Montreal Maroons 1-0 in the semifinals of the Stanley Cup playoffs.1941 - Long Island University wins the NIT championship with a 56-42 victory over Ohio.1945 - NYU battles back from a ten-point deficit...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-03-24/today-sports-history-march-24
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Today In Sports History for March 23

1939 - Long Island University finishes the season undefeated after a 44-32 victory over Loyola of Chicago in the NIT championship.1948 - Alex...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-03-23/today-sports-history-march-23
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Today In Sports History for March 20

...in New Haven, Conn., in the first men's intercollegiate basketball game.1939 - In a game of unbeaten teams, Long Island U. defeats Loyola of Chicago 44-32 to win the National Invitation Tournament.1940 - Springfield College makes only...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-03-20/today-sports-history-march-20
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Today In Sports History for March 17

...76ers for the longest single-season losing streak in NBA history.2001 - Connecticut cruises to a 101-29 win over Long Island University in the first round of the East Regional, the best defensive effort in the history of the women's NCAA...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-03-17/today-sports-history-march-17
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Today in sports history for Friday, Feb. 20

...league baseball association, is organized in Pittsburgh.1951 - In the wake of the college point-shaving scandal, Long Island University drops basketball and all other intercollegiate sports. LIU revives basketball in 1957.1971 - En route...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-02-20/today-feb-20
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Today in history for Tuesday, Feb. 17

...lived 488 days with the heart.)In 1995, Colin Ferguson was convicted of six counts of murder in the December 1993 Long Island Rail Road shootings (he was later sentenced to a minimum of 200 years in prison).Ten years ago: President George...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-02-17/today-history-febuary-17
Local
Wilbur J. Donnelly

...commercial fisherman, construction worker, worked at the Sitka Saw Mill, Snettishaam, the Trans-Alaska Pipeline, and Long Island Development Co. David Light and Wilbur were the last survivors who worked on the ANB Hall in Klukwan.He also served...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000173493452
Destinations for 2015

...Flushing, the Asian and Latin American ethnic mix in Jackson Heights and the emerging industrial-chic ambience of Long Island City. But the borough is not quite on tourist radars yet - though the Lonely Planet pronouncement may change that...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-12-28/destinations-2015
Neighbors
Today In Sports History

...Approximately 1,500 fans pay 50 cents to see the New York All-Stars beat Brooklyn 22-18 at Fashion Race Course on Long Island.1958 - The PGA championship calls for medal play for the first time and Dow Finsterwald beats Billy Casper.1963...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-07-20/today-sports-history
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