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  • Don't Call It A Curveball (Japanese Create the "Gyroball, could revolutionize MLB baseball)

    10/23/2006 2:59:06 AM PDT · by ajolympian2004 · 10 replies · 727+ views
    CBS News story ^ | Sunday October 22nd, 2006 | Anthony Mason
    A town baseball field in Farmington, Connecticut may seem about as far away from the major leagues as you can get. But it's been witness to baseball history recently, reports CBS News correspondent Anthony Mason. The key to throwing a gyroball, says sportswriter Will Carroll, is a football-like spiral spin that's easy to learn but hard to master. Minor league pitcher Steve Palazzolo is learning to throw what some claim is the first new pitch in a generation. It's called the "gyroball." True believers claim it's almost un-hittable. "We know that a curveball curves and a slider slides and a...
  • Westwood One Launches 'The Monica Crowley Show' (debuts Sat April 1st at Noon ET)

    03/28/2006 4:58:35 AM PST · by ajolympian2004 · 12 replies · 2,886+ views
    Westwood One Press Release ^ | Monday March 20th, 2006 | Peter Sessa
    WESTWOOD ONE LAUNCHES THE MONICA CROWLEY SHOW --New Program to Air Saturdays, Noon - 3 p.m. ET-- Beginning Saturday, April 1, 2006 New York, NY Monday, Mar 20, 2006 - Westwood One (NYSE: WON) is proud to announce the national launch of The Monica Crowley Show, the three-hour talk program hosted by author and news personality Monica Crowley. The show begins Saturday, April 1, 2006, and will air from noon to 3 p.m. ET. The Monica Crowley Show will debut on major market stations across the country including: WABC-AM New York, WTKK-FM Boston and WTNT-AM Washington DC. The show will...
  • Navajo son keeps strong tradition in Corps (Wind Talkers and Marines)

    09/02/2005 5:27:45 PM PDT · by SandRat · 20 replies · 662+ views
    Marine Corps News ^ | Sep 2, 2005 | Cpl. Derrick Small
    MARINE CORPS RECRUIT DEPOT SAN DIEGO, Calif. (Sept. 2, 2005) -- During World War II, about 400 Native Americans enlisted as code talkers to aid the Marine Corps with a secret communication the enemy never broke. Pvt. Keylon W. Yazzie, Platoon 3097, Company I, plans to uphold the legacy of his Navajo ancestors by following the footsteps of a group of Marines who left a lasting mark on the Marine Corps - a mark of traditions, values, history and language. "My great grandfather Harding Yazzie Sr. and my great uncle George Kirk were code talkers and they inspired me to...
  • Bush to Visit 3 New Mexico Cities

    08/21/2004 7:06:20 PM PDT · by woofie · 10 replies · 339+ views
    Albuquerque Journal | Saturday, August 21, 2004 | Andy Lenderman
    President Bush will return to New Mexico next week for the second time in a month and will make campaign stops in all three of the state's congressional districts, his campaign said Friday. The latest visit, on Thursday, underscores again the importance of New Mexico votes to both Bush and Democratic candidate John Kerry, a political observer said. "New Mexico will be the closest contest in the mountain region, and both the Bush and Kerry campaign know that," said Journal pollster Brian Sanderoff. "And although we have only five electoral votes, in a close national contest that could make the...
  • Farmington selling cannon again

    07/15/2002 9:55:42 AM PDT · by stainlessbanner · 10 replies · 439+ views
    Standard Examiner ^ | Mon, July 15, 2002 | RUTH MALAN
    FARMINGTON -- The City Council is once again trying to sell its old cannon.The council voted to request proposals for the purchase of the cannon, which sits outside the Old Tithing House. The Old Tithing House will soon become the city's museum. The cannon is a Confederate Iron Napoleon cannon, used in the Civil War. It has no place in Farmington's history, other than it was used during some city celebrations, and it is unknown how it arrived in Farmington. Although the city has already received four offers to buy the cannon, City Manager Max Forbush has found other museums...