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Today In Sports History for May 25

1948 - Ben Hogan wins the PGA championship, beating Mike Turnesa in the final round, 7 and 6.1965 - Muhammad Ali knocks out Sonny Liston a minute into the first round in the controversial rematch for Ali's heavyweight title. Listed as...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-05-25/today-sports-history-may-25
Sports
Chief: Memo wouldn't have changed cartoon contest response

...Officers protecting a controversial Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest did not know about an...the contest of drawings of the Prophet Muhammad.One school security guard was wounded...any physical depiction of the Prophet Muhammad is blasphemous.No one attending the...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-12/chief-memo-wouldnt-have-changed-carto
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FBI warned of gunman prior to Texas attack

...violence because it involved cartoons depicting the Prophet Muhammad. Simpson and his roommate, both from Phoenix, opened fire...tradition holds that any physical depiction of the Prophet Muhammad, even a respectful one, is blasphemous.Comey, making his...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-08/fbi-warned-gunman-prior-texas-attack
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Texas incident fuels concern about lone-wolf terror attacks

...two gunmen were shot dead while trying to attack the event in Garland, Texas, that featured cartoon images of the Prophet Muhammad. One of the men, 31-year-old Elton Simpson of Phoenix, was arrested in 2010 after being the focus of a four-year terror...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-07/texas-incident-fuels-concern-about-lo
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Today In Sports History for April 30

...the second team to register a four-game sweep in the NBA championship, beating the Baltimore Bullets 118-106.1976 - Muhammad Ali wins a unanimous 15-round decision over Jimmy Young in Landover, Md., to retain his world heavyweight title.1992...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-04-30/today-sports-history-april-30
Sports
Today In Sports History for Tuesday, April 28

...15-round decision over Jerry Quarry in Oakland, Calif. This is the final bout of an eight-man elimination tournament to fill Muhammad Ali's vacated title.1994 - Scott Erickson, who allowed the most hits in the majors the previous season, pitched Minnesota's...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-04-27/today-sports-history-april-27
Sports
Scores more women, girls freed in Nigeria from Boko Haram

...because of the sensitivity of the issue and personal security risks.Some of the women and girls are pregnant, according to Muhammad Gavi, a spokesman for a self-defense group that fights Boko Haram who said some members have seen the females.The Nigerian...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-01/scores-more-women-girls-freed-nigeria
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Lawyer pleads for bomber's life

...furious and interrupted a prayer service at a local mosque after Assaf likened the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. to the Prophet Muhammad. Assaf said Tamerlan took a "fighting stance" and began pointing at him and shouting."He said, 'You're a hypocrite...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-04-28/lawyer-pleads-bombers-life
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Empire Editorial: We all are Charlie

...publish a caricature of the Muslim prophet Muhammad, something considered a great offense...be. If we don't publish an image of Muhammad, it means these radical terrorists have...several occasions it published cartoons of Muhammad. No one was safe from Charlie Hebdo...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-01-11/empire-editorial-we-all-are-charlie
Opinion
Today In Sports History for March 8

...20 entering the final turn.1971 - Joe Frazier wins the world heavyweight title with a unanimous 15-round decision over Muhammad Ali.1990 - Kurt Browning becomes the first Canadian to successfully defend a world figure skating title, overtaking early...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-03-07/today-sports-history-march-8
Sports

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