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  1. Star athletes pitch for Beijing, Almaty ahead of 2022 voteRead the original story

    14 min ago | Log Cabin Democrat

    Former NBA star Yao Ming and Sochi Olympic bronze medalist figure skater Denis Ten differ in height by exactly two feet. The towering basketballer is representing Beijing's bid for the 2022 Olympics, and the diminutive figure skater is boosting the bid from Almaty, Kazakhstan.

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  2. What the EF? How meteorologists rate tornadoesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

    A large spruce tree lies beside the St. Mary's Anglican Church in Virden on Tuesday following a monster storm Monday night. So, with apologies to the metal band Megadeth, when a tornado creates a symphony of destruction, it will get a high EF rating.

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  3. (7/29/15) National Showcase 2015 to be Held this Week in Brighton, MichiganRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | U.S. Figure Skating

    National Showcase 2015, hosted by the Ice House Skating Academy, will be held July 30-August 2, in Brighton, Michigan. Competitors will vie for titles in dramatic entertainment, light entertainment, extemporaneous improvisation, duets, mini production and production ensembles.

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  4. Upcoming Premiere of that Queer Blind Silence at 13th Street Repertory Theater CancelledRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    Underground International Voices of Theatre and The O'Neill Film and Theatrical Foundation announced today that "That Queer Blind Silence" by Sophia Romma, directed by John Besh aw-Farrell, which was scheduled to premiere at 13th Street Repertory Theater, NYC from August 5 to 23, has been canceled. The producers decided that the play, a work of staccato verse to be performed in the style of Russian Expressionism, would profit by further development before opening for its world premiere run.

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  5. Star athletes pitch for Beijing, Almaty ahead of 2022 voteRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Tribune-Chronicle

    Former NBA star Yao Ming and Sochi Olympic bronze medalist figure skater Denis Ten differ in height by exactly two feet. The towering basketballer is representing Beijing's bid for the 2022 Olympics, and the diminutive figure skater is boosting the bid from Almaty, Kazakhstan.

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  6. Yao Ming and Song Andong offer the long and short of Beijing's bid for OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    Towering retired NBA star pitches for Beijing alongside diminutive figure skater Denis Ten who pushes Almaty's case to host 2022 Winter Games Former NBA star Yao Ming and Sochi Olympic bronze medallist figure skater Denis Ten differ in height by exactly two feet. The towering basketballer is representing Beijing's bid for the 2022 Olympics, and the diminutive figure skater is boosting the bid from Almaty, Kazakhstan.

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  7. Kazakhstan banks on Olympics for developmentRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    A successful bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics will help develop Kazakhstan, said Denis Ten, ambassador of the Olympic Bidding Committee of Almaty 2022, here on Wednesday. "The Olympics has a global mission.

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  8. Kazakh-Korean figure skater dreams of Olympics at homeRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Korea Herald

    Denis Ten has been the most accomplished figure skater to come out of Kazakhstan, having bagged an Olympic bronze and a world championships silver. Now the 22-year-old is trying to duplicate such success off the ice, as Almaty tries to win the right to host the 2022 Winter Games.

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  9. Hampole fired up after Detroit figure skating meetRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Prince George Citizen

    Justin Hampole who just returned from the Skate Detroit Figure Skating Meet on the weekend where he competed in the men's novice catagory. Citizen photo by Brent Braaten July 28 2015 - Brent Braaten, Photographer Justin Hampole who just returned from the Skate Detroit Figure Skating Meet on the weekend where he competed in the men's novice catagory.

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  10. Caydee Denney reveals retirementRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    Caydee Denney and John Coughlin teamed up in the spring of 2011 and their careers only progressed from there. They were the US Champions in 2012 and the US bronze medalists in 2014.

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  11. Return possible for Shreveport MudbugsRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    All signs point to the return of the Shreveport Mudbugs, the minor-league hockey hockey franchise that started in 1997. Former Mudbugs head coach Scott Muscutt says this is as close as they've ever been to the team returning to the Port City.

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  12. Beijing bid faces same old questions ahead of 2022 IOC voteRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Tribune-Chronicle

    Two of China's most storied winter Olympic athletes faced tough questions about Beijing's bid for the 2022 Winter Games - namely about air pollution and a lack of snow. Gold medalist figure skaters Shen Zue and Zhao Hongbo came out of retirement to win the pairs title in Vancouver in 2010, then retired again.

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  13. Five things that are disappearing from figure skatingRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    At one time, the sport of figure skating always included the things listed below. These things have disappeared from the sport or have almost disappeared.

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  14. A Head Start for State Games of AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WOWT-TV Omaha

    Opening ceremonies aren't until Friday, but some State Games of America competitors are setting the stage early. Of the first on deck today, WOWT found out just what it takes to be a part of it.

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  15. Fall of a goldena daughter resonates with children of Asian immigrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Miami Herald

    The young Canadian woman, who lived in the city of Markham just north of Toronto, was a straight A student at a Catholic school who won scholarships and early acceptance to college. True to her father's wishes, she graduated from the University of Toronto's prestigious pharmacology program and went on to work at a blood-testing lab at SickKids hospital.

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  16. Oyster Festival starts WednesdayRead the original story

    Tuesday | Journal-Pioneer

    The Tyne Valley Oyster Festival has become a magnet for Canada's top oyster shuckers, suggests festival president, Jeff Noye. "I have been in contact with all the big names throughout the country and they're all coming," said Noye.

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  17. HBO Developing Paula Pell Comedy SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Deadline

    Longtime Saturday Night Live writer Paula Pell has teamed with frequent collaborator Michelle Lawler for a half-hour comedy, which has been set up at HBO . Written by Pell and Lawler and executive produced by Sue Naegle , the untitled comedy centers on a fallen Olympic figure skater who returns home to Massachusetts to confront her former bullish coach and narcissistic mother who have cashed in on her success.

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  18. The 'golden girl' who hired hit men to kill her parentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | New York Post

    Wearing the cloak of a perfect student from a Catholic school, and later the veil of a university graduate with a pharmacology degree, she made her parents, Bich Ha and Huei Hann Pan, very proud. Jennifer's parents were hard-working laborers employed in auto-part manufacturing.

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  19. Where are all the female (hockey) coaches?Read the original story

    Tuesday | Arctic Ice Hockey

    Both the NBA and NFL have female coaches on team staffs now. How come is does not seem like the NHL is any closer to this happening? After Becky Hammon's successful first season as an assistant coach for the NBA's San Antonio Spurs and her even more successful run as the head coach of their Las Vegas Summer League team and the NFL's Arizona Cardinals have announced that they will have a female intern on their coaching staff during the pre-season.

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  20. Beijing push for votes hits top gear as China's star athletes Shen Xue and Zhao Hongbo weigh inRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | South China Morning Post

    Skating heroes join effort to secure 2022 Winter Games for Chinese capital, but lack of snow and pollution remain potential stumbling blocks Olympic gold medal figure skating pair Shen Xue and Zhao Hongbo speak at a news conference in Kuala Lumpur. Photo: Kyodo Two of China's most storied Olympic athletes faced some tough questions yesterday about Beijing bid's for the 2022 Winter Games - namely about air pollution and a lack of snow.

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