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Farewell to Armstrong

Our city’s nod to tennis as big business came in a noisy, charmless mingling of steel and concrete. But we still loved the place. Pam Shriver made the final of the United States Open in 1978 as a 16-year-old amateur. She lost to Chris Evert.

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Farewell to Armstrong

Our city’s nod to tennis as big business came in a noisy, charmless mingling of steel and concrete. But we still loved the place. A match at the 1994 United States Open between Pam Shriver and Lindsay Davenport. Credit Suzanne DeChillo/The New York Times

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Rain-in-the-Face: Uncapappa Indian who killed Custer (?)--from Pam Shriver.

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Pat Garrett's most famous kill did not come from a gun battle. In 1881, he snuck into Pete Maxwell’s house and shot notorious outlaw Billy the Kid to death. - from True West Magazine - #OldWest #WildWest

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Never liked the guy politically, but kudos to him anyway (mkc).--President Lyndon Baines Johnson, US Navy, WWII (from Pam Shriver).

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I could sure have a lot fires in my fireplace with that! Could definitely cut back on the electric.

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1865. Charleston, South Carolina. Vendue Range looking east from near the corner of East Bay Street." Aftermath of the Great Fire of 1861 and bombardment by the Federal Navy.

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Doc Holliday #6 - After his arrest for murder, Wyatt Earp feared Holliday would not receive a fair trial in Arizona and asked Bat Masterson to help with his extradition. Masterson fabricated charges to keep him in Colorado, then released him on bond two weeks later. Holliday spent the rest of his life in Colorado. He suffered from the high altitude and became increasingly depended on alcohol and laudanum to ease the symptoms of tuberculosis. His health and ability to gamble began to…

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