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By Denise Hellekson, The Village Business Institute
I enjoyed watching the Summer Olympics more this year than I have in the past. Maybe it was because I had a greater need to see the positivity, pas... Posted on 8/21/12 at 3:53 PM
STAFF BLOG OH LOOK, A SHINY THING! Adorable Cat Journalists, Silly Olympics Links and a Tornado Map
A few totally frivolous links, plus a few more thought-provoking ones for you folks today:
These 40 things will make you feel old, apparently. Many kids today have never seen a floppy disk, nor have ... Posted on 7/31/12 at 10:00 AM
STAFF BLOG DIRTY LAUNDRY Way to go, humans
I received a letter today from a woman who organized a fundraiser for Renee Giefer, who had a kidney and pancreas transplant in December. She let me know that almost $15,000 was raised to help Renee a... Posted on 5/30/12 at 3:19 PM
STAFF BLOG ON THE RECORD WITH BEN Sad day for the USA
Im aware Jamestown might not be the biggest soccer town in all the land. But people still should be a little upset about Team USA blowing a shot at the London Olympics this year.
Thanks to aggregate t... Posted on 3/27/12 at 10:11 AM
STAFF BLOG CHEF JEFF Olympic Panini
The Olympics are in full swing, and no doubt, many of you have been tuning in to catch some of the action on television.
Of course, it would quite exciting to be there in person (there are more than 3... Posted on 2/18/10 at 2:31 AM
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Buoyed by its success hosting a major fishing tournament this winter, Oklahoma's second-largest city is now dreaming of something faster, higher, stronger: the 2024 Summer Olympics.
Justin Juozapavicious, Associated Press
, April 27, 2013
In a courtroom, not an Olympic stadium, there was no click-click-click of Oscar Pistorius’ prosthetic limbs. His only sound Friday was loud, uncontrollable sobs as prosecutors charged him with premeditated murder in the shooting death of his model girlfriend.
“Take it easy,” Chief Magistrate Desmond Nasir told the Olympic star-turned-murder-defendant as his father, Henke, and his brother, Carl, reached out to touch his shoulder to comfort him.
— Oscar Pistorius, the double-amputee sprinter dubbed the Blade Runner, was charged Thursday in the Valentine’s Day slaying of his girlfriend at his upscale home in South Africa, a shocking twist to one of the feel-good stories of last summer’s Olympics.
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Paralympic superstar Oscar Pistorius was charged Thursday with the murder of his girlfriend who was shot inside his home in South Africa, a stunning development in the life of a national hero known as the Blade Runner for his high-tech artificial legs.
Gerald Imray and Jon Gambrell, Associated Press
, February 14, 2013
For wrestling, this may have been the ultimate body slam: getting tossed out of the Olympic rings.
The vote Tuesday by the IOC's executive board stunned the world's wrestlers, who see their sport as popular in many countries and steeped in history as old as the Olympics themselves.
Mike Krzyzewski said London was going to be the last time.
Well, maybe not.
There's still a chance Krzyzewski will return for a third stint as U.S. Olympic men's basketball coach, two people familiar with the situation told The Associated Press.
In Jamestown and North Dakota we spend a ton of money promoting what we have and the opportunities to succeed here, yet when somebody does succeed because of the people and facilities we have we don’t capitalize on the opportunity.
Rory McIlroy may skip the 2016 Olympics because of a problem over which country to represent.
The No. 1-ranked player from Northern Ireland is eligible to compete for either Britain or Ireland when golf returns to the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. He said he may miss the games to avoid having to choose between the two.
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