Competitive Skating Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. Olympian Shnapir retires from figure skatingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Turnto10.com

    The 27-year-old Shnapir said Tuesday he planned to coach and work in broadcasting. He won back-to-back national titles with Cranston native Marissa Castelli in 2013 and '14, and they finished ninth at the Sochi Olympics.

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  2. Elvis is coming to Busch GardensRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Figure skating champion Elvis Stojko describes his sport as "a positive drug," a burst of adrenaline that gets in your body and makes you fly. "No matter how many shows I do, no two moments are ever alike," Stojko said.

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  3. Today in History for June 30, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    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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  4. Same-sex couples should cherish right to marryRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Daily Dispatch

    In the centuries that straight Americans like me have had exclusive domain over marriage, we have managed to take it from a sacred and binding institution to one that ends in divorce nearly half the time. We're taken it from a union of fidelity to one in which 30 percent to 60 percent of spouses cheat on one another.

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  5. Video clips of backflips on ice skatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Examiner.com

    In June of 215, during the 2015 Broadmoor Open figure skating competition which took place in Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA, an outstanding video showing ice skaters doing back flips, was put together by figure skater Anastasia Kortjohn. The video was shown just before the first-ever back flip figure skating competition which was the most entertaining part of the Inaugural Freezer Aerial Figure Skating Challenge .

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  6. 500 WORDS: Jesse Aron GreenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Artforum Intl.

    Jesse Aron Green 's 2008 multimedia installation Arztliche Zimmergymnastik has been exhibited in parts at Tate Modern , the Whitney Museum of American Art , and ICA Boston , among other institutions. His current exhibition at the Harvard Art Museums , which runs through August 9, 2015, is the first time all sixty-five components - including photographs, prints, video, and sculpture - are being shown together.

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  7. Feature: Lotus F1 and Microsoft DynamicsRead the original story

    Mar 17, 2014 | CanadianDriver

    Formula One's a fast-moving blur, an expensive machine / that shoots down the straightaway. / And then is heard no more: it is a tale / told by hydrocarbon exhaust, full of sound and fury, / signifying obscene amounts of cash money.

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  8. 2015 Lobster Festival Sea Princesses announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Capital Weekly

    The Coronation Committee has announced the 18 young women who will vie for the title of Maine Sea Goddess at the 2015 Maine Lobster Festival, and the five coronation judges who will evaluate the princesses. The 2015 Sea Goddess Coronation, steeped in tradition and pageantry, will take place Wednesday, July 29, at 8 p.m. on the Main Stage of the grounds.

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

    Tuesday Jun 30 | 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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  10. Good MorningRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | 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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  11. Q&A with Miss Basingstoke Nicola AscroftRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 30 | 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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  12. In Pictures: Rutherglen and Cambuslang pupils honoured at South...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | 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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  13. This Day in History a " June 30Read the original story

    Monday Jun 29 | 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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  14. Boston 2024 Olympic planners present new strategy as deadline loomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | 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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  15. 10 Days Until Tonya & Nancy: the Rock Opera! Stars Share New In-Character PhotoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | 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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  16. Wally Stanowski, last link to Leafs' 1940s Stanley Cup wins, dies at 96Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | 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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  17. Marcia EvansRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | 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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  18. Sideline Chatter: What are the chances this musical will be on thin ice?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2015 | Erie Times News

    "oeTonya & 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 "oefirst-place Houston Astros" while keeping a straight face.

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  19. Durham University wheelchair fencer Gemma Collis is on the road to RioRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2015 | Chronicle Live

    Durham University law student Gemma Collis is wanting to raise A 27,000 so she can represent Britain at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games At school Gemma Collis lived for her sport, competing at national level in figure skating, playing hockey and athletics for her county and was a triple jump champion. But a cruel twist of fate ended her dreams after being struck down with a condition that affected the nerves in her leg, causing her to rely on crutches or a wheelchair.

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  20. Sleeping Beauty on Ice: Wake up to a grown-up fairy taleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2015 | The New Zealand Herald

    Tony Mercer has a special affinity with New Zealand. It was on Karekare Beach that Mercer's partner suggested he set up his own company.

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