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John Gilbert, Olympian

Perhaps we remember some of the things our mom said or did that inspired us to do good or work hard.  For John Gilbert, it…

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Rolling over a Challenge

What happened to John Gilbert at the age of nine Cheap Jerseys free shipping would be devastating to most.  The physical challenge dealt to him…

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Leaving Your Mark

If someone makes a difference in the world, we may say they’ve left their mark.  Well this spot is known today for the literal mark…

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The Youngest Member of the Lewis and Clark Team

He was the youngest member of the Lewis and Clark journey. cheap nfl jerseys Although he didn’t make the entire trip, he ended up having one…

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The 1936 Berlin Olympics US Basketball Team

Eighty years ago the first Olympic gold medal basketball match was played.  You can bet the scene back then is far different than anything you’ll…

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Dunking the Basketball

What would the game of basketball be without the dunk?  You have some unlikely folks in central Kansas and one New York sports writer to…

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Training for the Olympics

Today’s Olympic athletes may be able to devote many hours to training for their big event.  Eighty years ago, this group of Olympians was first…

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Getting Your Name Out In Public

Businesses may use a variety of ways to get their name out to the public.  In the first half of the 20th century, one sport…

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Uncovering Treasure in Lost Luggage

Some describe it as a hunt for lost treasure.  Others think it would be like hitting the lottery.  It’s a unique hunt through the lost…

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Losing Parts of Your F-16

Who would pack a surfboard in their luggage to go on an airplane?  Someone did, and then lost the surfboard.  Someone else took a pair…

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Where Does Lost Luggage Go?

Where does lost luggage go?  Perhaps you’ve wondered that if you’ve ever landed at an airport and your bags didn’t arrive.  Today we tell you…

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Where Elvis Began

About 70% of the 100,000 visitors that come to this small home each year are from outside the U.S.  Yet the fame of this man…

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Battlefield Immortality

Jacob Thomson is in one sense…immortal. http://www.washingtonredskinsgear.com It may appear that he has met his demise…but soon he will come back to life again.  It’s all…

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A Battlefield “Know-It-All”

Jacob has the best of both worlds. wholesale nfl jerseys from china Hindsight is 20/20 and he can predict the future.  So you’d think he’d have…

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Fighting the Greatest Battles

Today’s guest has not spent time fighting in Iraq or Afghanistan, yet he has fought some of the most important military battles in this nation’s…

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Arco, Idaho’s Claim to Fame

It was an attention getter.  A statement that showed the world the United States was serious about using nuclear energy for peace.  But when you…

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The Town that Made History – And Didn’t Know It

Arco, Idaho is a town that made history, but no one knew it when it happened.  Yet what happened here became worldwide news and makes…

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After the Manhattan Project

The Manhattan Project helped produce the first atomic weapons used at the end of World War II.  But when the war was over, many of…

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The Stardom of Jenny Lind

Imagine Taylor Swift was forced to stay in a small town and put on a free concert for the local citizens.  That’s what happened to…

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The Hottest Ticket in 1850

Name any female music star today and this Sweedish star of the mid 1800s would eclipse them all.  Her fame brought her to America where…

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