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Ledecky wins two gold; Missy Franklin misses out

...record 58.84 seconds.Seebohm, the Olympic silver medalist, was happy to get...teammates Cameron McEvoy and five-time Olympic champion Ryan Lochte were fourth and fifth.Michael Phelps, the 18-time Olympic gold medalist who is competing in...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-22/ledecky-wins-two-gold-missy-franklin-m
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Today in sports history

...record of the Beijing Games. Bolt becomes only the fourth man, and the first since Carl Lewis in 1984, to win all three Olympic sprint events. Bryan Clay wins the decathlon, the first American to win the 10-discipline event at the Olympics since Dan...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-22/today-sports-history
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Today in Sports History

...bronze. The U.S. men and women both drop the baton in the Olympic 400-meter relays and fail to advance out of the first round...meters to cap the first sweep of all four men's and women's Olympic sprints in 20 years.2010 - Kyle Busch makes NASCAR history...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-21
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Fall films worth looking forward to

...Museum" Levy comedy ever.? "Foxcatcher" (Nov. 14) is director Bennett Miller's version of the true story of an Olympic wrestler allowed to train in a DuPont heir's house and the tragedy that ensued. Channing Tatum wrestles, Steve Carell takes...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-08-21/fall-films-worth-looking-forward
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Today In Sports History

...medal and Australia wins bronze.2004 - Michael Phelps matches Mark Spitz's record of four individual gold medals in the Olympic pool with a stirring comeback in the 100-meter butterfly, then removes himself from further competition at the games. Phelps...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-20/today-sports-history
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Today in Sports History

...1984 - Britain's Sebastian Coe sets an Olympic record in the 1,500 meter with a 3...victory for the Americans' fifth straight Olympic title in the event.2012 - Candace Parker...basketball team wins a fifth straight Olympic gold medal with an 86-50 victory over...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-11/today-sports-history
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Today In Sports History

...championship.2008 - Michael Phelps swims into history as the winningest Olympic athlete ever with his 10th and 11th career gold medals - and five...trial, making her the second American women's cyclist to become an Olympic champion.

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-13/today-sports-history
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Today in History

...raided a U.N. refugee camp in western Burundi, shooting and hacking at least 150 Congolese Tutsis to death. The summer Olympic games officially opened in Athens. TV chef Julia Child died in Montecito, California, two days short of her 92nd birthday...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-13
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Today In Sports History

AUGUST 11936 - The Olympic Games open in Berlin. The opening ceremonies...1-0.1996 - Michael Johnson wins Olympic gold in the 200 meters in a record 19...years after failing to make the U.S. Olympic team.2004 - Karen Stupples wins her...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-01/today-sports-history
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Unbroken

Opens Thursday, Dec 25, 2014 Synopsis: Angelina Jolie directs this true life tale of Louis Zamperini, the Olympic track star who survived a plane crash in World War II, only to fight for his life against nature and eventually as a prisoner of war. Joel and Ethan Coen provide the script. ~ Jeremy Wheeler, Rovi Cast: Jack O'Connell Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

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