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March 23, 1990 | JOHN GEIS
Fallbrook High School's Brent Noon found out on Thursday that there is such a thing as a psychological barrier. Noon's was 70 feet in the shot put. Until Thursday, only five high schoolers had ever surpassed it. Until Thursday . Noon spent last spring striving toward it, battling injuries and slumps. The battle continued into this season. Last week in a dual meet, Noon's best effort was just shy at 69-feet-11 1/2.
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June 26, 2012 | By Diane Pucin
SAN JOSE — Steven Gluckstein, a 22-year-old from Atlantic Highlands, N.J., has taken a commanding lead in competition for the U.S. men's trampoline spot at the London Games after the preliminary round of the final Olympic qualification meet Tuesday night. Logan Dooley of Lake Forest, the alternate for the U.S. team four years ago, is in fourth place with one night of competition left. Gluckstein had a score of 104.135 after Tuesday's routine; his brother, Jeffrey Gluckstein, was second (102.470)
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September 12, 2005 | Reed Johnson and Steven Barrie-Anthony, Times Staff Writers
Like those of so many artists and musicians, Peter Nu's life was scattered to the four winds when Hurricane Katrina ripped up the Gulf Coast two weeks ago. He's still not sure when he'll be able to go home to New Orleans, and what sort of job prospects may greet him once he gets there. But this last weekend, Nu was back tapping out jangly melodies on his steel drum at an impromptu art fair here in the heart of Cajun country, about two hours northwest of New Orleans.
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September 12, 2005 | Reed Johnson and Steven Barrie-Anthony, Times Staff Writers
Like those of so many artists and musicians, Peter Nu's life was scattered to the four winds when Hurricane Katrina ripped up the Gulf Coast two weeks ago. He's still not sure when he'll be able to go home to New Orleans, and what sort of job prospects may greet him once he gets there. But this last weekend, Nu was back tapping out jangly melodies on his steel drum at an impromptu art fair here in the heart of Cajun country, about two hours northwest of New Orleans.
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July 30, 1986 | Associated Press
Three-time collegiate All-American Val Rosas of Buena Park scored the biggest victory of his career by winning the gold medal in archery at the U.S. Olympic Festival Tuesday. Rosas, who entered the final round in fourth place, upset two-time Olympic champion Darrell Pace and seven-time national titlist Rick McKinney. He shot a perfect 60 for six arrows to start the 30-meter portion and finished with 89 points.
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June 26, 2012 | By Diane Pucin
SAN JOSE — Steven Gluckstein, a 22-year-old from Atlantic Highlands, N.J., has taken a commanding lead in competition for the U.S. men's trampoline spot at the London Games after the preliminary round of the final Olympic qualification meet Tuesday night. Logan Dooley of Lake Forest, the alternate for the U.S. team four years ago, is in fourth place with one night of competition left. Gluckstein had a score of 104.135 after Tuesday's routine; his brother, Jeffrey Gluckstein, was second (102.470)
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February 1, 2004 | Allen G. Breed, Associated Press Writer
When Bobby Dunbar vanished into the coffee-colored Louisiana swamps nine decades ago, the search was unrelenting. Hundreds of volunteers slogged through the murky waters around Swayze Lake looking for some trace of the barefoot, blue-eyed, 4-year-old. Searchers sliced open the bellies of alligators and dynamited the lake, thinking that the blasts might dislodge the child's corpse.
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November 22, 1997 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Tornadoes swept through the South, killing one person and injuring 30 in Louisiana and overturning mobile homes and destroying a church in Mississippi. Tornadoes, high wind and heavy rain hit Lafayette, La., in the late morning. Tornadoes later touched down 120 miles east in Covington, La., before moving into southern Mississippi.
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November 21, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
A judge in Lafayette, La., agreed to postpone until Jan. 27 the perjury trial of the Rev. T.J. Jemison, accused of falsely denying that he made a bribe offer to the family of boxer Mike Tyson's rape victim. The request was made by Jemison's attorneys, who said a back problem would prevent defense counsel Ossie Brown from making the scheduled Nov. 30 trial date.
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June 27, 1992 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Jury Acquits Kennedy's Future Father-in-Law: A Lafayette, La., jury acquitted Edmund Reggie, Sen. Edward Kennedy's prospective father-in-law, of federal charges of defrauding a savings and loan. Prosecutors said Reggie, who founded Acadia Savings & Loan in 1957, headed schemes to defraud the S&L and tried to force two investors to buy stock in a failing bank in order to get loans from the thrift. Both institutions were closed in 1987.
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