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8 hrs ago | E! Online

The 11 Most Insane Lyrics From the Tonya Harding Musical

Before it makes its debut on Broadway , it's being put up at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater in Los Angeles, where it was created by Jesse Esparza with music composed by Manny Hagopian .

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13 hrs ago | CBC News

Alex Ovechkin no longer engaged to Maria Kirilenko

Alex Ovechkin, left, and Maria Kirilenko attended a figure skating event together at the Sochi Olympics in February.

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19 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Junior derby rolls into Wheat City

The Frostbite's Tabatha Hamilton pushes her way between a pair of blockers for the Whitewood Bubblegum Girls during Saturday night's junior roller derby match at the Keystone Centre's Optimist Arena.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Examiner.com

All ice skaters fall down

All ice skaters fall down, even the very best and most experienced, so if you plan to take up ice skating , accept the fact that you are going to fall down many, many times.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Patch.com

Midwest Figure Skaters Gather in Glenview for Competition

The following is from the Glenview Park District: Glenview Ice Center Hosts 16th Annual Chicago Open Figure Skating Competition July 25-27 WHAT : Didn't get enough of figure skating from Sochi? Not a problem.

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Digital Trends

Figure skater, photographer, now game developer, Lisa Bettany keeps on creating

Lisa Bettany has been a competitive figure skater, a photographer, and one of Fast Company's "Most Creative People in Business," but she's best known for a far more humble title: app developer.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Patch.com

Whiz Kid: Miller Place Class of 2014's Alex Sobelman

Name: Alex Sobelman, age 17 School: Miller Place High School Class of 2014 Accomplishments: Alex was on the Honor Roll numerous times during her high school years and was a member of the Foreign Language Honor Society.

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Lakeland Times

Figure skating club to host fundraisers

The Lakeland Figure Skating Club holding two fundraisers the skaters are trying to raise money to purchase an on/off ice jump harness.

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The Southtown Star

Ground broken for $16M rink, gymnastics facility in 19th Ward

Chicago Ald. Matt O'Shea, D-19th, discusses plans for the new gymnastics and skating center at 115th Street and Western Avenue during Wednesday's groundbreaking ceremony.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Nova News Now

On eve of 2014 Commonwealth Games in Scotland, Halifax's failed bid is recalled

For it was on that fateful Thursday morning more than seven years ago when, in the wake of spiraling costs, the provincial and municipal governments withdrew their support for Halifax's bid to host the 2014 Commonwealth Games.

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The News Tribune

Report: Plushenko was approached to skate for US

Plushenko claims he was approached by unnamed "people from the States" following the Sochi Olympics, where he helped Russia to gold in the new team event but pulled out of the men's individual competition with injury.

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Examiner.com

Olympic figure skaters Zhang, Bartholomay dissolve partnership

The nation's pairs figure skating woes continued July 16 as 2014 Olympians Felicia Zhang and Nathan Bartholomay revealed the decision to terminate their partnership.

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Courthouse News Service

Oksana Baiul's Strange Suit Ends in Sanctions

Olympic gold medalist Oksana Baiul ows sanctions for pursuing "inexcusably meritless" litigation involving "wild claims" against NBC Universal, a federal judge ruled Tuesday.

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Philly.com

Mark T. Smylie, 70, executive

Mark T. Smylie, 70, of Pompano Beach, Fla., formerly of Center City, a security company executive who loved ice skating and the arts, died Friday, June 27, of a heart attack.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Christian Newswire

Senator Bill Frist, M.D., and Melinda Gates Lead Community...

Contact: Melany Ethridge, 972-267-1111 NASHVILLE, July 15, 2014 / Christian Newswire / -- Former U.S. Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist, M.D., founder of Hope Through Healing Hands, and Melinda Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, today, led a community conversation on "The Mother & Child Project: Simple Steps to Saving Lives in ... (more)

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Lancashire Evening Post

How Karrie fought back from a debilitating illness

Photo: David Hurst 21 year old nursing student Karrie Houghton of Hayfield Close, Hoghton, back in good health after suffering from Gullian Barre Syndrome Superfit Karrie Houghton's life changed overnight when she was struck with a rare illness that left her paralysed.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

NBC2 News

Local teen vying to be queen

A local teen is on her way to becoming a national queen. Julia Rowland, 15, won her state title on Sunday, and in a few months, she'll be competing against other teens all over the country to become the National American Miss Junior Teen Queen.

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ETonline

Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting's 6 Funniest Tweets in 2014

Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting has a bubbly personality and is even more fun-loving when it comes to social media! Most recently she's shared a slew of photos on Instagram from the surprise party she threw for her husband of six months Ryan Sweeting, and now we're breaking down her six funniest tweets in 2014! 1. When watching the Olympics back in February, ... (more)

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Bellingham Herald

Skater Oksana Baiul ordered to pay NY legal fees

In awarding fees of at least $35,000 to NBC Universal Media and NBC Sports Network, Manhattan U.S. District Judge Katherine Forrest noted the frivolous nature of the lawsuit the 1994 Olympic gold medalist filed last year.

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Prince George Citizen

Olympian toasts Hometown Heroes

The newest group of Hometown Heros with Denny Morrison. From left, skier Adam McCraw, UBC women's hockey player Danielle Dube, Morrison, Special Olympics figure skater Emily Walzak and gymnastics coach Alana Jensen.

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