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Winter Olympics moments in history

Winter Olympics moments in history

Laughing Jean Saubert of Lakeview, Ore., winner of Silver and Bronze Medals in the Slalom Skiing events, carries the United States flag in the closing ceremonies of the ninth Winter Olympics at Innsbruck, Austria on Feb. 9, 1964. More than 11,000 spectators jammed into the Ice Stadium to wat…

January 11, 2014 3:28 pm
Winter Olympics moments in history

Winter Olympics moments in history

Bob Cochran of Richmond, Vermont, swoops down Mt. Eniwa at Sapporo, Japan, Feb. 6, 1972, during a training run for the downhill event of the Winter Olympics. His time of 1:55.78 was fifth best of the day. (AP Photo/Michel Lipchitz)

January 11, 2014 3:29 pm
Winter Olympics moments in history

Winter Olympics moments in history

Fans of the U.S. ice hockey team whoop it up outside the stadium in Lake Placid, N.Y., Feb. 24, 1980, after the American team defeated Finland, 3-2, to win its first Olympic hockey gold medal since 1960. (AP Photo)

January 11, 2014 3:30 pm
Winter Olympics moments in history

Winter Olympics moments in history

Phile Mahre from Vakima, wash, center, is flanked by his twin brother Steve, left, and French skier Didier Bouvet in the podium on Mt. Bjelasnica, on Sunday, Feb. 19, 1984 in Sarajevo after the men's special slalom event, the last alpine competition on the last day of the XIV Winter Olympic …

January 11, 2014 3:31 pm
Winter Olympics moments in history

Winter Olympics moments in history

Members of the U.S. 1948 Winter Olympic speed skating team limber up during a practice session in preparation for the forthcoming Olympics, Jan. 21, 1948, St. Moritz, Switzerland. Left to right are Art Seaman, of South Minneapolis, Minn., Ken Henry, Chicago, Ill., Richard Solem, of Minn.; So…

January 11, 2014 3:25 pm
Winter Olympics moments in history

Winter Olympics moments in history

The American Olympic men's ski team, left to right: William Beck, Bill Bueck, David Lawrence, Jack Nagel, Emile Allais, John Herbert, Verne Goodwin, Darrell Robinson, Brooks Dodge, and Jack Reddish pose together on the slopes, Jan. 27, 1952 at St. Anton, Austria. (AP Photo/Hans Von Nolde)

January 11, 2014 3:25 pm
Winter Olympics moments in history

Winter Olympics moments in history

Opening ceremonies take place for the XIV Winter Olympics in Sarajevo's Kosevo stadium Feb. 8, 1984.(AP Photo)

January 11, 2014 3:26 pm
A history of violence in and from Chechnya

A history of violence in and from Chechnya

A North Ossetian Interior Ministry officer watches a column of Russian armored vehicles moving towards Chechnya at a checkpoint 19 miles Northeast of Vladikavkaz on Tuesday, Dec. 13, 1994. Russian officials issued their first casualty report, saying nine servicemen were killed and 14 wounded…

April 20, 2013 3:35 pm
Floods, winds menace South after West's major snowfall

Floods, winds menace South after West's major snowfall

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Residents of some Western and Plains states were digging out Friday after an early blast of snow. Meanwhile, heavy rain and winds that toppled trees, power lines and church steeples lashed parts of the South, leaving three people dead.

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Dear Abby

DEAR ABBY: As a fire officer, I have seen far too many families fall victim to home fires. It is devastating to find out that a life could have been saved if someone had taken the simple step of replacing a dead smoke- alarm battery. Nearly 96 percent of American homes have at least one smok…

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Empty seats greet singer's TSO debut, Paulus world-premiere

Empty seats greet singer's TSO debut, Paulus world-premiere

The Dow shot up nearly 200 points on Thursday, continuing to flirt with 10,000 on news that the gross domestic product grew 3.5 percent.

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Eddie the Eagle, fan favorite of Calgary Games, in torch relay

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Eddie the Eagle will be back in Canada but he won't be doing any flying.

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GDP rises, signaling an end to recession

GDP rises, signaling an end to recession

WASHINGTON — The painful recession that gripped the U.S. economy the past two years appears to be over, as the economy grew at a healthy 3.5 percent annual rate from July through September and seems on track to maintain steady, if somewhat subdued, growth.

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Big snowstorm marches into Nebraska after pounding Utah, Wyoming, Colorado

Big snowstorm marches into Nebraska after pounding Utah, Wyoming, Colorado

DENVER — An early blast of winter that blanketed some Western states with heavy snow slowly worked its way out of Colorado and pushed into Nebraska Thursday, bringing blizzard conditions to the eastern plains and causing treacherous roads, closed schools and hundreds of canceled flights.

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Greg Hansen : Gallick on a mission: wrestle in Olympics

Greg Hansen : Gallick on a mission: wrestle in Olympics

After he went 35-0 to win the 2006 NCAA wrestling championship, Nate Gallick earned a sociology degree at Iowa State and got on with life.

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