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January 1, 1989 | United Press International
A 23-year-old yachtswoman completed a solo round trip across the Pacific Ocean on Saturday, reportedly the first woman to accomplish the feat that covered nearly 14,000 miles. Kyoko Imakiire, a former Kagoshima municipal office employee, was welcomed by 1,000 relatives and friends as she sailed her 4-ton yacht Kairentarachine into Kagoshima Port. "I wanted to be with my family on New Year's Day," Imakiire told reporters. "I was jubilant when my yacht drew close to the port."
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January 1, 1989 | United Press International
A 23-year-old yachtswoman completed a solo round trip across the Pacific Ocean on Saturday, reportedly the first woman to accomplish the feat that covered nearly 14,000 miles. Kyoko Imakiire, a former Kagoshima municipal office employee, was welcomed by 1,000 relatives and friends as she sailed her 4-ton yacht Kairentarachine into Kagoshima Port. "I wanted to be with my family on New Year's Day," Imakiire told reporters. "I was jubilant when my yacht drew close to the port."
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July 16, 1991
Basketball Danny Hurley, brother of Duke guard Bobby, scored 17 points and Dickey Simkins of Providence had 16 as the East handed the South its third defeat, 109-97. The North beat the West, 105-83. Leading scorers for the North were Sean Robbins of Emporia State with 20 points and Glenn Robinson of Gary, Ind., with 14. In a women's game, Katrina Colleton of Maryland made two free throws with 21 seconds left to give the East a 71-70 victory over the South.
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