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  1. Some things aren't better left unsaid at the OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Home

    ... community. The failure to mention how an Olympic athlete died at only 37 years old (he was found last May in Lake Placid, N.Y., with alcohol and sleeping pills in his system) was a distraction, however. Lester Holt did reveal that in a "Nightly ...

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  2. a Hug a Canadian,a urges German Foreign Office after dramatic ice-hockey upsetRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | MarketWatch

    ... the Soviet Union and Czechoslovakia. The only other German medal in hockey, again a bronze, came in 1932, in Lake Placid, N.Y. The Canadians, in contrast, have raked in 15 medals in men's hockey, nine of them gold, since 1920, when hockey was added ...

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  3. Two of America's 50 Most Beautiful Small Towns Are in the Adirondack ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Adirondack.net

    When you take a drive away from the towering buildings and busy streets of a city and explore the U.S., you'll discover some of the most picturesque landscapes and natural attractions in communities all around the country. Many of us know the Adirondack Park is home to many picture-perfect places, but now U.S. News Travel has named two of them among the 50 most beautiful towns in America! Known as the "Olympic Village" of the Adirondacks after hosting two Winter Olympics, Lake Placid, NY was one of the towns chosen by U.S. News Travel .

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  4. For second year, state Nordic events come to GoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Denton Publications

    ... is the second year in a row the Nordic championship races have been moved from Bristol to Gore. Last year, the Lake Placid boy's team captured their second straight state title and will look for a third title in a row on the now familiar course, ...

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  5. Ratigan looking to bring a seriousa change to north countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    ... of the district that no other candidate who is running is able to do.” Mr. Ratigan, 45, has resided in Lake Placid since 2012 - the year he ended his run on cable television and transitioned into full-time entrepreneurialism. He co-founded ...

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  6. Geng on fast track to successRead the original story

    Yesterday | China Daily

    ... a series of strong runs this season, including a seventh-place finish out of 31 pilots in his World Cup debut in Lake Placid, New York in November, Geng accumulated enough ranking points to qualify for Pyeongchang. Watching on TV, Geng's father, ...

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  7. Silver medal? No thanksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Cupertino Courier

    ... of what Russia star and ex-San Jose Shark star Sergei Makarov did after he was handed the consolation prize in Lake Placid, N.Y. The heart-broken Larocque's visceral reaction of dismissively taking off the silver medal after it was placed around her ...

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  8. United States Trivia Your History Teacher Never Taught YouRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | MSN Living

    ... an even more significant Olympic distinction: it was the first non-European city to host the Games. Since then, Lake Placid, New York; Los Angeles and Squaw Valley, California; Atlanta, Georgia; and Salt Lake City, Utah have all hosted the Olympics. ...

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  9. No one trashed an Olympic silver medal like ex-Sharks starRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Marin Independent Journal

    What's ironic about the United States women's hockey team's stunning Olympic gold medal shootout win over Team Canada Wednesday is it happened 38 years to the day of the Americans' original 'Miracle on Ice.' What's even more eerie is Canadian team captain Jocelyne Larocque shunning the silver medal is reminiscent of what Russia star and ex-San Jose Shark star Sergei Makarov did after he was handed the consolation prize in Lake Placid, N.Y. The heart-broken Larocque's visceral reaction of dismissively taking off the silver medal after it was placed around her neck became an international incident overnight.

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  10. Brazil's underdog bobsleigh team, the Frozen Bananas, finds second home at Lake PlacidRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Age

    ... the time the credits rolled, Bindilatti was in. Maleson took him to Team USA's Olympic training facility in Lake Placid, New York, where Bindilatti was promptly crammed inside a sled. "I came to see the sport, so I thought I would just observe, ...

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  11. The Founders' VisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Statecollege.com

    ... players beat the formidable Soviets, undoubtedly the world's best team at the time, at the Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, N.Y. But closer to home, it is also Penn State's birthday, now known as Founders' Day. On Feb. 22, 1855 the Farmers' High ...

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  12. Olympics How to manage stress like an Olympic biathleteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 21 | Boston.com

    ... - using all your muscles and pumping your heart as fast as you can," says Clare Egan, a 30-year-old from Lake Placid, New York, who was to compete this week in the team relay event at the Pyeongchang Olympics. "But the mental piece is the biggest ...

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  13. 2018 Olympics: U.S. Women's Hockey Team Beats Canada to Win First Gold Medal in 20 YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | ETonline

    ... of the Miracle on Ice, when the U.S. men's hockey team beat the Soviet Union during the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, New York. The United States and Canada have been extremely dominant since women's hockey became part of the Olympics. The ...

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  14. On This Day: 'Miracle on Ice' in Lake Placid, N.Y.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | UPI

    ... defeated the defending champion Soviet team, regarded as the world's finest, 4-3, at the Winter Games in Lake Placid, N.Y. In 2006, robbers took more than $43 million in cash from the Securitas bank depot in Kent, England, Britain's largest ever ...

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  15. HISTORY, Feb. 22: Figure skating drama in Norway Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Sun Journal

    ... (Although the communists were driven out, they later returned.) In 1980, the "Miracle on Ice" took place in Lake Placid, New York, as the United States Olympic hockey team upset the Soviets, 4-3. (The U.S. team went on to win the gold medal.) In ...

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  16. Today In History, Feb. 22: "Miracle on Ice"Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Fredericksburg.com

    In 1980, the "Miracle on Ice" took place in Lake Placid, New York, as the United States Olympic hockey team upset the Soviets, 4-3. On Feb. 22, 1732 , the first president of the United States, George Washington, was born in Westmoreland County in the Virginia Colony.

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  17. Former cable TV host Ratigan decides to run for 21st Congressional District seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Watertown Daily Times

    A native of this village and current resident of Lake Placid, Dylan Ratigan has decided to run for New York's 21st Congressional District seat. After years of talking about politics and finance over cable television, he wants to bring his beliefs, principles and explosive personality to the floor of the House of Representatives.

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  18. This day in historyRead the original story

    Wednesday | Boston.com

    ... Cambodia. (The communists were driven out but later returned.) In 1980, the ''Miracle on Ice'' took place in Lake Placid, N.Y., as the US Olympic hockey team upset the Soviets, 4-3. (The US team later won the gold medal.) In 1997, scientists in ...

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  19. Desperately Seeking Skiers for a Budding Olympic SportRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The New York Times

    ... free shot at Olympic medals. Lussi in the cross-country portion of the Nordic combined national championship in Lake Placid, N.Y., in October. Because there was not enough snow in Lake Placid, Lussi and her competitor, Gabby Armstrong, used roller ...

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  20. Move ice hockey to the Summer Olympics? That's Jack O'Callahan's idea.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 21 | Chicago Tribune

    Jack O'Callahan, left, embraces 1980 U.S. ice hockey teammate Mark Pavelich during a "Relive the Miracle" reunion in Lake Placid, N.Y., in 2015. Jack O'Callahan, left, embraces 1980 U.S. ice hockey teammate Mark Pavelich during a "Relive the Miracle" reunion in Lake Placid, N.Y., in 2015.

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