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Fraser-Pryce rockets win Jamaican 100m title and book ticket to Tokyo

Athletics – Jamaica Olympic Destiny Track Meet – Kingston, Jamaica – June 5, 2021 Jamaican Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce reacts after the women’s 100m. Fraser-Pryce, two-time Olympic 100m champion, achieved the world’s fastest women’s 100m in almost 33 years and the fourth fastest time in history REUTERS / Gilbert Bellamy TPX IMAGES …

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Unmarried marriage finally blessed with one! – The Island

A few weeks ago when I wrote an article titled “Shakespeare in a takarang shed” About the English department at Kelaniya university in the 1970s, I mentioned Lakdasa Wikkramasinha, the poet. Lakdasa was not teaching in the English department – he was an instructor in the English sub-department, which provided …

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Stephen Dybwad: Are you a money-conscious woman? | Notice

Insurer Allianz surveyed women in 2019 found that 67% of women surveyed said they were worried about their current financial situation compared to 57% of men surveyed. A majority of them (81%) said they experience a lot of stress when thinking about planning for their retirement. This survey and others …

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Coburn dominates the steeplechase, Felix progresses over 200m at American trials

June 25 (Reuters) – Emma Coburn claimed victory in the women’s 3,000-meter steeplechase at the US Olympic Trials in Eugene, Oregon on Thursday to secure her spot at the Tokyo Games, while six-time Olympic champion Allyson Felix advanced to the semi-final of the 200 m -finals. Rio Games bronze medalist …

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New campaign finance law allows childcare costs to be paid from political funds

What passes for political expenses in Illinois often runs the gamut. Politicians on and off the ballot have spent campaign money over the years on legal fees – before and after indictment – meals for staff members as well as subscriptions for the Chicago Bulls, the White Sox , the …

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Panasonic Announces Signature of Professional Tennis Player Naomi Osaka as Brand Ambassador |

OSAKA, Japan – (BUSINESS WIRE) – June 24, 2021– Panasonic Corporation has signed a Brand Ambassador Agreement with professional tennis player Naomi Osaka. The term of the agreement is two years from April 22, 2021. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210624005399/en/ Naomi Osaka, Panasonic Brand …

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Socialist candidate wins Democratic primary

As New Yorkers waited to see whether the results of Tuesday’s primary would shift Gotham politics even further to the left, an avowed socialist had won a huge upset victory in the Empire State’s second-largest city. With all the votes from the primaries and firsts counted, four-term Buffalo mayor Byron …

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“You should not usurp the events of others”

A woman planned a vacation for more than a dozen friends, but became enraged when an engagement proposal started to gain attention. She took to Reddit’s “Am I the A ******” forum for advice. She and her 15 friends will all turn 40 next year. To celebrate, she has planned …

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Joan Ullyot dies at 80

Dr Joan Ullyot, whose running accomplishments and medical expertise made her a major pioneer in women’s running, died on June 18 at her home in Snowmass Village, near Aspen, in Colorado. She was 80 years old. The cause was a heart attack. Ullyot’s book, Running For Women, published in 1976, …

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