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May 15, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Connie Petracek of Nashville, Tenn., won the U.S. Olympic women's air pistol trials at Chino.
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April 21, 1992 | ELLIOTT ALMOND, TIMES STAFF WRITER
For Launi Meili, U.S. Olympic shooter, nutritionist, part-time aerobics instructor, artist, wife and aspiring physical therapist, this was huge. Not big. Huge . Meili was talking about one of life's great discoveries--the Knotty Pine restaurant of Cascade, Colo. "It was a little shack," she said, recalling the first time she and her husband, Leo Lachambre, stumbled upon it. Inside were chairs and tables made of logs in a sort of early-frontier motif. And those prices: Pancakes cost $1.
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February 5, 1992 | PETE THOMAS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Kimberly Rhode has hobbies typical of a 12-year-old girl. She likes to collect stamps, seashells, money. . . . But there's one thing that sets her apart from other girls her age: She likes to tote a shotgun. And if the sight of a young girl lugging around a weapon nearly as big as she is doesn't capture your attention, watching one shoot as well as Kimberly Rhode does will. Rhode's specialty is skeet.
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November 12, 1991 | From Associated Press
A member of the U.S. shooting team accidentally shot himself in the head at a home where he and two members of the Spanish national shooting team had gone to buy a pistol, authorities said Monday. Authorities said Robert Plante, 29, of Westland, Mich., was sitting at a table inspecting pistols Sunday night when he displayed a .45-caliber semiautomatic pistol he had brought with him. "In a joking manner, Mr.
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