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FORMER TRAIL BLAZER HAS DIED AT 76

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(1944 – 2021)


PORTLAND, Ore (KATU. — The Portland Trail Blazers
are mourning the loss of one of their original players.

Stan McKenzie was selected by Portland in the 1970
expansion draft and spent two years with the franchise.

He’s the only player to appear in all 164 games for the
Blazers during the team’s first two seasons. He holds
a more-than-50-year record for the most free throws
attempted in one quarter.

He died July 21 after a brief illness, .

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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

today in history

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SANDY KOZEL

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English lead singer and one of the founding members of  the
Rolling Stones, Sir Michael Philip Jagger is 78 today.

In 1989, Jagger was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of
Fame
, and in 2004 into the UK Music Hall of Fame with the
Rolling Stones.

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COMEDIAN JACKIE MASON HAS DIED AT 93

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Jackie Mason (born Yacov Moshe Maza0;
(June 9, 1928 – July 24, 2021

(New York Post) – Famed Borscht Belt comedian Jackie Mason,
who rose from a modest childhood on the
Lower East Side to
become one of the most famous funnymen of all time, has died.

Mason died at Mount Sinai Hospital in Manhattan Saturday, with
his wife Jyll and a few friends by his side.

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A SAFETY MESSAGE FROM THE RETRO BLOG

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THE RETRO BLOG NATIONAL DAY DEPT.

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National Hot Dog Day was started by the North American Meat
Institute in 1991 and began being promoted and organized by the National Hot Dog and Sausage Council after they were
created by the institute in 1994. The day coincides with the
Annual Hot Dog Lunch at Capitol Hill in Washington D.C.,
which is also sponsored by the North American Meat Institute.

The lunch, which has taken place for decades, is a large hot dog picnic
attended by lawmakers, administration officials, and Capitol Hill
staff.

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