Juneau Empire Online Sports: Investigation, protests overshadow 18th stage 7/30/98

...Switzerland - The Tour de France, depleted by a rider revolt, limped back into action today with Tom Steels of Belgium winning the 18th stage. Steels beat Erik Zabel of Germany in a sprint finish for his third stage victory of the Tour. Stuart O'Grady...
Today in Sports History

...Cipollini becomes the first rider since 1948 to capture three consecutive stages of the Tour de France, though only after Tom Steels of Belgium is stripped of the first-place finish in the sixth stage for dangerous riding. 2000 - Pete Sampras passes Roy...
Murkowski ready to lead Senate Energy Committee

...issue is far from over, and an encounter with three women from King Cove at an Anchorage restaurant on election night only steels her resolve.Murkowski also sits on the powerful Senate Appropriations Committee and will directly control Jewell's budget...
'Iron Man' hasn't lost his shine in part 2

...the same. Jon Favreau and Robert Downey Jr. flew in and the headline writers at the Empire summed it up best: "Iron Man steels my heart." In case you did not know, we use a four-star rating system. With a straight face, I sent my "Iron Man" review...
'Iron Man' steels my heart

A $100 million opening weekend does not lie. "Iron Man" is scrumtrulescent. Don't take out your dictionary. That word is courtesy of Will Ferrell's James Lipton; he created it to describe something indescribably wonderful, and that is precisely what "Iron Man" is: scrumtrulescent.
Juneau Empire Online Sports: Riders stage protest over media focus on scandal 7/24/98

...performance-enhancing drugs was wrecking the sport. Belgium's Tom Steels won the 137-mile stage from Tarascon-sur-Ariege to Cap...The pack caught Jacky Durand of France near the finish with Steels capturing the sprint. Laurent Jalabert was part of a long...
Juneau Empire Online Sports: Pantani pedals to Tour win 8/3/98

...But it's the strong people that persevere and don't let it bother them.'' Tom Steels of Belgium took the 21st and final stage on the Champs-Elysees. Steels won four stages, including the first in Ireland. Pantani, riding for the Mercatone...
Future uncertain for rare white deer at weapons site

...years. It covered an area larger than the city of Syracuse, 40 miles to the northeast, and stored bombs and ammunition in 500 steel-and-concrete bunkers called igloos.The Army Corps of Engineers has maintained the site during environmental cleanup operations...
Nation and World
New ferries on schedule, on budget have meant the ferry system has not been able to replace a badly worn dock in Prince Rupert: Both countries require that steel used in the project be bought domestically, and neither has been willing to budge.Adding to Prince Rupert's woes is a ripple...
Canada threatens to block project over US steel requirements

...two sides resolve an ongoing dispute over the use of U.S. steel in the project.The project is on Canadian soil leased by the...Administration, which has "Buy America" requirements for steel, iron and manufactured products used in projects it funds...


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