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Today in sports history

...1984 - Evelyn Ashford sets the world record in the 100-meter dash with a clocking of 10.76 seconds in a meet at Zurich, Switzerland.1987 - Brazil snaps the 34-game winning streak of the U.S. men's basketball team with a 120-115 victory in the...

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

...outlawed.1981 - Renaldo Nehemiah sets the world record in the 110 hurdles with a time of 12.93 seconds in a meet at Zurich, Switzerland.1984 - Lee Trevino beats Gary Player and Lanny Wadkins by four strokes to take the PGA championship.1993 - Sergei Bubka...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-19
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Today In Sports History

...16-year-old record in the 800 meters with a time of 1 minute, 41.24 seconds at the Weltklasse Grand Prix in Zurich, Switzerland. Haile Gebrselassie completes one of the greatest nights in track and field in recent memory by pulverizing his own 5...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-13/today-sports-history
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Climate change crusaders cruise through Juneau

...and people in communities across the world. Top to Top has a contest each year in partnership with MyClimate and Presence Switzerland, with students submitting either ideas to combat climate change or reports on projects they have done to benefit the environment...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-14/climate-change-crusaders-cruise-through
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Photo: Row, row, row your boat

Rolf Wey and Silvia Widmer of Switzerland row their dingy into the Don Statter Memorial Boat Harbor in Auke Bay for supplies on Thursday. They are cruising Alaska in their sailboat and anchored outside the harbor.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-20/photo-row-row-row-your-boat
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As Tour enters Pyrenees, Rogers wins 16th stage

...Belgium, BMC Racing Team, 74:22:51.35. Marcel Wyss, Switzerland, IAM Cyling, 74:24:42.36. Bram Tankink, Netherlands...France, Team Europcar, 74:38:52.44. Michael Schar, Switzerland, BMC Racing Team, 74:41:57.45. Giovanni Visconti...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-07-23/tour-enters-pyrenees-rogers-wins-16th-
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Italy's Vincenzo Nibali wins Tour de France

...30:37.10. Lampre-Merida (Italy), 2:32:46.11. Tinkoff-Saxo (Russia), 2:59:36.12. IAM Cycling (Switzerland), 3:21:32.13. NetApp-Endura (Germany), 3:24:11.14. Omega Pharma-Quick-Step (Belgium), 3:26...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-07-28/italys-vincenzo-nibali-wins-tour-de-fr
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Today in History

...Iran died at a military hospital outside Cairo, Egypt, at age 60.In 1984, actor James Mason, 75, died in Lausanne, Switzerland.In 1996, terror struck the Atlanta Olympics as a pipe bomb exploded at Centennial Olympic Park, directly killing one...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-27
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Tour leader Nibali: A 'flag-bearer' against doping

...was trigggered in Nibali's mind after he was unhappy with his performance in the time-trial at the Tour de Romandie in Switzerland about three months ago."Vincenzo was dropped at the Romandie on the climb(s) by Froome," Slongo said of the Swiss...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-07-22/tour-leader-nibali-flag-bearer-against
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The November Man

Opens Wednesday, Aug 27, 2014 Synopsis: A legendary ex-CIA agent emerges from retirement to protect a witness, but his mission lands him in the sights of his former protégé in this cat-and-mouse spy thriller based on the novel There are no Spies by Bill Granger. Having serves the CIA loyally for years, Peter Devereaux (Pierce Brosnan) retreates to Switzerland to live out the rest of his days in peace. Peter finds himself drawn back into the fray, however, when he's tasked with watching after Alice Fournier (Olga Kurylenko) - a witness who some very powerful people would rather see silenced. Meanwhile, Peter meets his match in the form of David Mason (Luke Bracey), the very agent he once trained. Now, with the bullets flying from all sides, Peter must survive long enough to protect Alice, and root out the mole who has put his entire mission in jeopardy. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Pierce Brosnan, Luke Bracey, Olga Kurylenko Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

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