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November 4, 1991 | From Associated Press
Salvador Garcia got none of the pre-race attention yet won the New York City Marathon. Liz McColgan got most of the women's hype--primarily her own--and fulfilled her promise by winning the women's division in record time. Garcia, a sergeant in the Mexican army who wasn't invited to any of the press conferences for elite runners, led a 1-2 Mexican finish Sunday, as the favorites continually dropped out of contention.
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November 4, 1991 | From Associated Press
Salvador Garcia got none of the pre-race attention yet won the New York City Marathon. Liz McColgan got most of the women's hype--primarily her own--and fulfilled her promise by winning the women's division in record time. Garcia, a sergeant in the Mexican army who wasn't invited to any of the press conferences for elite runners, led a 1-2 Mexican finish Sunday, as the favorites continually dropped out of contention.
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OPINION
March 28, 1999
Thank you for your March 19 editorial regarding Fidel Castro's abuses. Forty years of a cruel dictatorship is too long for any country! And it is sad to have so many people praise him yet, as Jose Saramago, recent Nobel Prize winner, did. Vladimiro Roca is in jail. His late father, Blas Roca Calderio, had been among the leaders of the Cuban Communist Party, along with Juan Marinello, Salvador Garcia Aguero, Lazaro Pena and many leaders of the Workers Party and members of the long-dissolved Cuban Congress.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 26, 1994
Two people were killed in automobile-related accidents on Christmas Eve in separate parts of Orange County, authorities said Sunday. In the first incident, a pedestrian was killed at 6:10 p.m. when a suspected drunk driver careened through a Huntington Beach intersection at an estimated 80 m.p.h., said a Huntington Beach Police Department spokesman.
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June 4, 1995 | Staff and wire reports
Larry Mosley led a successful contingent of Los Angeles teen-agers in winning gold medals at the Region 14 Junior Olympic boxing championships over Memorial Day weekend in Brawley, Calif., qualifying for the Junior Olympic National Championships later this month. Mosley, who competed in the 119-pound division, was named the outstanding boxer of the tournament.
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May 30, 1999 | Associated Press
A 17-year-old mother was jailed for eight hours until she identified the father of her baby. The girl had been called into court to answer questions about a police officer charged with having sex with her while she was underage. At first, she told the judge it was none of his business who fathered her 5-month-old daughter. Circuit Court Judge Carven Angel found her in contempt of court last week and ordered her jailed for 179 days or until she answered whether 36-year-old Cpl.
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November 27, 1989 | BARBIE LUDOVISE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Matt Clayton doesn't have any national championships notched on his running shoes. There are no Olympic medals gathering dust on his shelf. But Sunday at the $20,000 Reebok Arturo Barrios Invitational, the 24-year-old San Diego State student raced against those who have such things--and won.
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May 6, 1991 | JULIE CART, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Maria Trujillo of La Jolla overcame a nagging hamstring injury and debilitating heat to win the 10th Long Beach Marathon Sunday, setting a course record of 2 hours 35 minutes 50 seconds. The race also served as the national marathon championship for women. By winning, Trujillo, 31, a former Mexican citizen, qualified for the U.S. marathon team that will compete in the world championships at Tokyo in August. Also qualifying for the U.S.
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March 2, 1997 | JIM HODGES
* WHEN: Today, 8:45 a.m. * TV: Channel 13 (8 a.m.) * RADIO: KACD/KBCD-FM 103.1 (6 a.m.) * WHERE: Starts at 6th and Figueroa streets; finishes at 8th and Figueroa. * COURSE: 26 miles 385 yards winding through the streets of Los Angeles. * PRIZE MONEY: $15,000 and a car to winners of men's and women's divisions.
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November 14, 1993 | JULIE CART, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Charting the progress of Americans in the history of the marathon is stomach-churning business. Now surging, now receding, American men and women seem to achieve prominence on the world scene only to disappear. The pattern asserted itself again last summer. Mark Plaatjes, a new citizen, won the marathon at the World Championships and became the first American man to win a major championship over the distance since Frank Shorter's Olympic victory in 1972.
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