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We enjoyed every minute of the summer of 1973. The sun shone every weekend we went camping, and we camped a lot with our college crew. 1,024 more words

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It's settled: IOC says Jenner keeps the gold

It didn’t take long for the International Olympic Committee to settle this issue.

The 1976 Olympic gold medal in the decathlon will remain awarded to Bruce Jenner, an American athlete who won the event in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. 161 more words

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End the Jenner gold medal idiocy

Can we please stop, cease, terminate this ridiculously idiotic notion launched by a Fort Worth woman to revoke the gold medal awarded to the winner of the 1976 Olympic decathlon? 197 more words

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Treasure

Love is in the air because today is after all, the treasured Saint Valentine’s day. This fact certainly migitates this week’s theme influencing many into showing pictures of loved ones or something related to love as their treasure. 86 more words


Thankful Thursday - The Olympics

We may be overburdened with snow, but I’m thankful for the wonderful distraction provided by this year’s Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. Whenever the Olympics are broadcast, whether winter or summer, my family is never far from the television, which we watch pretty much from morning until night. 165 more words
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Tasha Kheiriddin: Don't let Montreal's new bridge become another Olympic Stadium

In Montreal, a bridge should not merely be a means of moving people and goods from A to B. It should be a “landmark,” a “signature,” a “point of pride.” At least, that’s the view of various groups — including the Montreal Board of Trade, Heritage Montreal, and something called “Audacité Montreal” — that are calling on Ottawa to hold an international architectural competition as the federal government works with the province to replace the city’s ailing Champlain Bridge. 559 more words

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