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  1. Today in history: 8 convicted in conspiracy to kill LincolnRead the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago | The Gaston Gazette

    On June 30, 1865, eight people, including Mary Surratt and Dr. Samuel Mudd, were convicted by a military commission of conspiring with John Wilkes Booth, the assassin of President Abraham Lincoln. In 1859, French acrobat Charles Blondin walked back and forth on a tightrope above the gorge of Niagara Falls as thousands of spectators watched.

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  2. Good MorningRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KWTX

    Good morning, it's Tuesday, June 30, the 181st day of 2015. There are 184 days left in the year.

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  3. Q&A with Miss Basingstoke Nicola AscroftRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Basingstoke Gazette

    NICOLA Ascroft, this year's Miss Basingstoke, came runner-up in the Miss Hampshire contest in Winchester in March. The 21-year-old lives in Hargreaves Close, Popley , with her pug Poppy and has lived in the town since she was six years old.

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  4. In Pictures: Rutherglen and Cambuslang pupils honoured at South...Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Daily Record

    Nearly 300 young people from schools and nurseries throughout South Lanarkshire attended the highly prestigious Education Awards ceremony in Hamilton Town House to celebrate their success. On June 8, nearly 300 young people from schools and nurseries throughout South Lanarkshire attended the highly prestigious Education Awards ceremony in Hamilton Town House to celebrate their success.

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  5. This Day in History a " June 30Read the original story

    7 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer

    1993: A federal judge blocks the North American Free Trade Agreement with Mexico and Canada until the Clinton administration details its likely effects on the environment. 1994: The US Figure Skating Association strips Tonya Harding of the 1994 national championship and bans her from the organisation for life for her involvement in the attack on rival Nancy Kerrigan.

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  6. Boston 2024 Olympic planners present new strategy as deadline loomsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    After a recent poll revealed a serious lack of local interest in hosting the 2024 Olympic Games , the committee for Boston 2024 revealed a revamped $4.6 billion plan on June 29. Organizers hope the new strategy, which focuses on long-term development rather than the short-term goal of snagging the berth, will prompt skeptical Bostonians to rethink their opposition. According to reports , the reworked version of the committee's plan calls for the creation of 8,000 new housing units, new hotels, and a city park, as well as a dramatically improved public transit system and more jobs for citizens before, during, and after the games.

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  7. 10 Days Until Tonya & Nancy: the Rock Opera! Stars Share New In-Character PhotoRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    The new musical based on the true-life sports stories of Olympic figure skaters Tonya Harding and Nancy Kerrigan titled TONYA & NANCY: THE ROCK OPERA is only ten days away and the stars utilized social media to share a sneak peek inside rehearsals and celebrate their newly announced extension as part of a new social media post. Tracy McDowell posted a photo of herself alongside co-star Jenna Leigh Green in character as the protagonists in honor of the 10 day countdown, writing, "10 day countdown! And we already got an extension ! #teamtonya #tonyanancymusical - with Jenna Leigh Green ."

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  8. Wally Stanowski, last link to Leafs' 1940s Stanley Cup wins, dies at 96Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Toronto Star

    But, cajole him into talking, get him reminiscing about the days when the Stanley Cup wasn't a stranger at Maple Leaf Gardens, and the stories would tumble out, shared with a puckish flourish, an infectious chortle and a comedian's impeccable timing. The Whirling Dervish, as he was once known, couldn't just recount Maple Leafs history.

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  9. Marcia EvansRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    She was born on Nov. 17, 1924 in Cleveland, Ohio. As a young girl, she moved to southern California with her mother, Isabelle, and stepfather, David Siret.

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  10. 'True Detective': Where's the fun?Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

    The Canadian actress was born in Ontario, where her first performances were in competitive figure skating. As a teenager, she became interested in acting, and later studied theater at York University.

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  11. On contemporary sports culture: homophobiaRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Feministing

    In this series, I have covered the ways in which sexism governs contemporary sports culture, exploring masculinity and the notion of " protecting women" . These two concepts converge to drive homophobia in sport through the notion that perceived gender non-conformity among men or women means they identify as gay, lesbian, or bisexual.

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  12. Doubting Thomas Cruise Control - "Lillehammer"Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Stereogum

    Judging by the title of Doubting Thomas Cruise Control's forthcoming LP and its first single, it wouldn't be unprecedented to say that this is a band concerned with paying homage to decades past. Named after a town in Norway that hosted the 1994 winter Olympics, "Lillehammer" is the first conceptual single off the Brooklyn-based band's forthcoming LP, Remember Me John Lydon Forever , and true to its name, the song ponders the implications of the infamous Tonya Harding/Nancy Kerrigan scandal that colored the competition.

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  13. Greenwich Teen Wins Awards at Miss Connecticut CompetitionRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Patch.com

    She may not have won the title, but Pippa Leigh earned three awards at the weekend competition sponsored by Miss America pageant. Greenwich teen Pippa Leigh didn't win the title of Miss Connecticut over the weekend.

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  14. A Tale of a Two Sport AthleteRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Lighthouse Hockey

    Adriana Leon hit the pitch in front of 53,000 fans at Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton this month, she spent many nights schlepping skates and sticks across the Greater Toronto Area in the dead of winters past. Leon is one of the best soccer players in the country, a forward with Canada's Women's National Team currently competing at the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup .

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  15. Local skaters excel at State Games of MichiganRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Grand Haven Tribune

    The 2015 Meijer State Games of Michigan began with opening ceremonies Friday night at Fifth Third Ballpark in Grand Rapids. A pair of local figure skaters took part in the ceremony.

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  16. Sackville set to welcome sport of disc golfRead the original story

    Yesterday | Sackville Tribune-Post

    The number of options already on Sackville's bulging recreation menu will be increased by one more this summer with the launch of a disc golf course at Beech Hill Park thanks to the imagination of town employee Matt Pryde and a few athletes who have experienced the joy of playing the game. Disc golf, also known as frolf, folf, frisbee disc and frisbee golf, is a flying disc game as well as a precision and accuracy sport in which individual players throw a flying disc at a target.

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  17. Glenn Greenwald: Victory for Marriage Equality 'Exposes the Myth of Defeatism'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Truthdig

    Friday's Supreme Court decision recognizing the legal right of same-sex couples to marry "demonstrates that real political change typically comes from citizens, not leaders," writes Glenn Greenwald at The Intercept. "And it exposes the myth of defeatism," Greenwald continues, "that people are incapable of undermining and subverting entrenched institutional injustices.

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  18. Sideline ChatterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Winnipeg Free Press

    Tonya & Nancy: The Rock Opera -- based on the Harding-Kerrigan figure-skating knee whack in 1994 -- makes its Big Apple debut at the New York Musical Theatre Festival in July. He cleared the final hurdle last week when he was finally able to say "first-place Houston Astros" while keeping a straight face.

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  19. Q and A with Whitby Pan Am Games roller skater Kailah MacriRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | InsideHalton.com

    Whitby's Kailah Macri is competing in roller sports, namely figure skating, at the Pan Am Games. June 19, 2015

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  20. Q and A with Whitby Pan Am Games roller skater Kailah MacriRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | CottageCountryNow.ca

    Whitby's Kailah Macri is competing in roller sports, namely figure skating, at the Pan Am Games. June 19, 2015

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