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June 19, 1992 | JOHN-THOR DAHLBURG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Having conquered Washington, Russian President Boris N. Yeltsin set out Thursday to take the American heartland by storm, praising the American smile and even climbing behind the wheel of a combine to slice through a ripe field of golden Kansas wheat. During his triumphant two-day visit to Washington, Americans saw Yeltsin the world statesman--towering, earnest, determined--a leader bent on banishing any lingering memories of "Boozin' Boris."
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June 19, 1992 | JOHN-THOR DAHLBURG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Having conquered Washington, Russian President Boris N. Yeltsin set out Thursday to take the American heartland by storm, praising the American smile and even climbing behind the wheel of a combine to slice through a ripe field of golden Kansas wheat. During his triumphant two-day visit to Washington, Americans saw Yeltsin the world statesman--towering, earnest, determined--a leader bent on banishing any lingering memories of "Boozin' Boris."
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January 6, 2000 | ERIC STEPHENS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Travon Bryant knows his way around a basketball court--and a personal computer. He accesses Web sites quickly. And he can find all the words that have been written about him. Numerous basketball-related Web sites list Bryant, a senior at Long Beach Jordan, among the best high school power forwards in the nation. Most of the material online concerns where he might attend college. Bryant, only 16, is sometimes amused by what he reads. Other times, he scratches his head and wonders.
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April 6, 1992 | JERRY CROWE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Thomas Hill made a curious statement during Duke's run to the Final Four, telling a reporter that he looked forward to the day when he would develop into one of the Blue Devils' best players. Hadn't he seen the statistics? Hill is Duke's No. 2 scorer, behind Christian Laettner.
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