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Rory McIlroy wins British Open for 3rd major

...2, taking the U.S. Open by eight shots.McIlroy, who finished at 17-under 271, wasn't the only big winner Sunday. Ten years ago, his father and three of his friends each put up 100 pounds ($170) at 500-1 odds that McIlroy would win the British...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-07-21/rory-mcilroy-wins-british-open-3rd-maj
Sports
Today in history

...plane in the Atlantic Ocean off Martha's Vineyard. Advertising executive David Ogilvy died in Bonnes, France, at age 88.Ten years ago: President George W. Bush sketched out a second-term domestic agenda, telling campaign donors he would shift focus...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-21
Local
Today in history

...life in prison.In 1994, a bomb hidden in a van destroyed a Jewish cultural center in Buenos Aires, Argentina, killing 85.Ten years ago: A spokesman said California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger would not apologize for mocking certain lawmakers as "girlie...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-18
Local
David Raymond Richert

...school, he enlisted in the United States Coast Guard and was stationed in California, Alaska, and New York City, serving ten years as a Radioman. While stationed in Juneau, he met and married Maxine Paddock. Following an honorable discharge, he and...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000171765248
Robot Garage: Kids build robots, explore engineering ingenuity

...future, the kids were then grouped off and given the tools they needed to construct their own robots.The Museum of Flight sent ten boxes to the library, each filled with the necessary tools needed to build a robot."Each individual kit has wires and motors...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-07-13/robot-garage-kids-built-robots-expl
Neighbors
Some answers on oil taxes

...was no SB21 in that scenario - so revenues came in so differently than forecasted. That's one of the struggles I have with a ten-year plan - there's so much that's going to happen over the next 10 years that to say because 2023 says we're down to...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-14/some-answers-oil-taxes
State
Today in history

...were determined to "make America great again."In 1999, race-based school busing in Boston came to an end after 25 years.Ten years ago: The Senate scuttled a constitutional amendment banning gay marriage. (Forty-eight senators voted to advance the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-15
Local
Sitka Summer Music Festival presents Sitka Cello Seminar

The Sitka Summer Music Festival will host the inaugural Sitka Cello Seminar July 1-15 in Sitka. Ten cello performance majors from colleges and conservatories around the world will participate in an intensive two weeks of study...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-07-03/sitka-summer-music-festival-presents-sitk
Art
Today in Sports History

...Jean King and Bobby Riggs.2011 - Ohio State vacates its wins from the 2010 football season, including its share of the Big Ten championship and a victory over Arkansas in the Sugar Bowl. Responding to the NCAA's investigation of a memorabilia-for-cash...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-07-08/today-sports-history
Sports
Today in History

...civilian leader to another in six decades.In 1994, Kim Il Sung, North Korea's communist leader since 1948, died at age 82.Ten years ago: Adelphia Communications Corp. founder John Rigas and his son Timothy were convicted in New York of looting the cable...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-08/today-history
Local

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