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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

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Clinton (Clint) Eastwood Jr. is 89 today.

Clint Eastwood gained fame as an iconic actor in such classic
Western films as
A Fistful of Dollars and The Good, the Bad
and the Ugly
(1967) and as Detective Harry Callahan in the
Dirty Harry franchise beginning in 1971. He later became a
renowned director, receiving the Academy Awards for Best
Director and Best Picture for his films
Unforgiven (1992) and 
Million Dollar Baby (2004). 

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In New York on this day in 2002, a ceremony was held to officially
mark the end of the clean up from the World Trade Center terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001.

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BIGFOOT TO HELP STAMP OUT WILDFIRES!

The Oregon State Fire Marshal is calling on a new mascot to help prevent
wildfires.

Wednesday, the Oregon State Fire Marshal tweeted out graphics featuring
Bigfoot and encouraging safe fire practices.

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A campaign featuring Smokey and the slogan "Smokey Says –
Care Will Prevent 9 out of 10 Forest Fires" began in 1944. His
later slogan, "Remember Only YOU Can Prevent Forest Fires"
was created in 1947 and was associated with Smokey Bear
for more than five decades. In April 2001, the message was
officially updated to "Only You Can Prevent Wildfires."

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SANDY KOZEL

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John Fitzgerald "Jack" Kennedy
(May 29, 1917 – November 22, 1963)

John F. Kennedy served as the 35th president of the United States
from January 1961 until
his assassination in November 1963. As a 
member of the
Democratic Party, he represented Massachusetts in 
the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate prior to becoming
president.

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AWARD WINNING SPORTS MAGAZINE SOLD


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NEW YORK (AP) — Sports Illustrated magazine has been sold for $110 million
to a company that specializes in managing fashion, entertainment and sports brands, including marketing rights to Shaquille O’Neal and Muhammad Ali.

The seller, Meredith Corp., will continue running the print edition and the
website SI.com for at least two years. Its editor and publisher are staying on,
and the magazine will have editorial independence.

According to a statement made by Sports Illustrated Editor-in-Chief Chris
Stone, the deal lets Sports Illustrated grow in new areas such as esports,
while Meredith can continue to "produce independent, award-winning
journalism and storytelling."

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The first issue of Sports Illustrated, showing Milwaukee Braves
star
Eddie Mathews at bat and New York Giants catcher Wes
Westrum
in Milwaukee County Stadium.

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