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...promote the Paris bid for the 2024 Olympics.The ceremony Tuesday was timed for Bastille Day, the country's biggest national holiday.Paris formally announced its bid in June. BoxingFour-time champ calls it a careerFour-time world champion...

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Hall of Famer Ozzie Smith wants baseball's Opening Day to be a national holiday

Ozzie Smith wants the federal government to make Opening Day of the major league baseball season a national holiday.The Hall of Fame shortstop is leading a campaign to collect 100,000 signatures within 30 days under the We the People petitioning...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-02-25/hall-famer-ozzie-smith-w
Right is still shrill

...not swayed by the far-right rhetoric and made a national holiday in remembrance of Dr. King.Currently a new "John...Party for making Aug. 4, Obama's birthday, a new national holiday.Michael LedoWindsor, S.C.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2013-12-14/right-still-shrill
Japanese markets closed for national holiday

TOKYO -- Japan's financial markets were closed Wednesday for Children's Day, a national holiday. The markets will reopen Thursday.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/06/fin_414667.shtml
Finance
Japanese markets closed for national holiday

TOKYO -- Japan's financial markets were closed Tuesday for People's Holiday, a national holiday. The Japanese markets will be also closed Wednesday for a national holiday before resuming trading Thursday.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/05/fin_414549.shtml
Finance
Japanese markets closed for national holiday

TOKYO -- Japan's financial markets were closed Monday for Constitution Day, a national holiday. The markets will be closed two more days, also for national holidays, before resuming trading Thursday.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/04/fin_414441.shtml
Finance
A holiday for Jackie

...Brooklyn Dodgers teammate of Jackie Robinson, wants a national holiday to honor the first black to play in the major leagues...about all Jackie Robinson has done, why not have a national holiday?" Newcombe said. "It could be April 15 or his...

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South Korea gets Monday off, win or lose

SEOUL, South Korea -- Already, Monday has been declared a national holiday. The following day, a national celebration of the World Cup tournament will be held. And even if their beloved Red Devils were...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/06/25/oth_346084.shtml
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Rants & Raves

Comments from readers: I THINK 9-11 SHOULD be observed as a national holiday. We lost a lot of people on that day. WILL SOMEONE TELL us what facts about Perdue is true, since his ad says they are mostly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-10-01/rants-raves
Murray to meet teen in quarterfinals

...6-3, 7-5 in a fourth-round match that started Sunday but continued into the early hours of Jan. 26, the national holiday that regularly occurs during the Australian Open.Midway through his match against No. 10-ranked Dimitrov, who...

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