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Countdown to the Salt Lake Olympics

DAYS UNTIL OPENING CEREMONY: 13. OLYMPIC UPDATE: Former Olympic bid leader Dave Johnson remains bitter over being charged in the scandal that helped Salt Lake win the games. This week, the Justice Department appealed a federal judge's decision to dismiss the case, leaving it far from resolved. Johnson maintains he's done nothing wrong.

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Miller wins second men's slalom event

...World Cup slalom of the season in commanding style Sunday, establishing himself as a favorite for next month's Salt Lake Olympics. The leader after the opening leg, Miller dominated his second trip down the tightly-set Chuenisbaergli course...

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Countdown to the Salt Lake Olympics

Days to go counted from Saturday, Jan. 5 DAYS UNTIL OPENING CEREMONY: 34. OLYMPIC UPDATE: Salt Lake City officials are reconsidering their decision to deny demonstration permits to two protest groups during the Winter Games. The Utah Animal Rights Coalition and the Citizens Activist Network made their case to the mayor's chief of staff at a hearing Friday. A decision on the matter was not immediately reached. The city's special events coordinator originally refused the permit requests.

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Countdown to the Salt Lake Olympics

DAYS UNTIL OPENING CEREMONY: 55. OLYMPIC UPDATE: The Salt Lake Organizing Committee has fired its 2002 Olympic Village manager a little more than a month before athletes will start showing up in Salt Lake. Dan Lang was hired by SLOC a year ago to help set up the athletes village. SLOC won't say why it fired Lang, a former Los Angeles police officer who also helped with security at the Olympic Village in the 1996 Atlanta Games.

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Salt Lake City may owe athletes $3 million

...Deputy Attorney General Eric Holder said Thursday that reports of four prosecutors and 15 FBI agents investigating the Salt Lake Olympics case were "not too far off." "We have a pretty substantial presence out there in terms of lawyers and investigators...

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Romney hired to lead Salt Lake Olympics from scandal

...Games in nearly two decades. "I'll bet you see John Hancock and others like them standing in line to support the Salt Lake Olympics," Romney said, referring to comments Tuesday by the president of the insurance company. David D'Alessandro...

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Resignations prompt new questions

SALT LAKE CITY -- From the governor on down, officials hope the departure of two top Salt Lake Olympics executives amid a growing bribery scandal will help refocus attention on preparing for the 2002 Winter Games. But the biggest...

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Salt Lake scandal on agenda

...do is try to maintain quality services and do a positive campaign saying that Salt Lake City is different from the Salt Lake Olympics," said Bryce Jolley, chairman of the City Council. The investigation has completely overshadowed Salt Lake's...

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IOC opens probe into Salt Lake City payments

...is a bribe," said IOC executive board member Marc Hodler, a Swiss lawyer who heads the oversight panel for the Salt Lake Olympics. "It's a bribe, yes." "I'm terribly sorry that even Salt Lake City -- by far the best place to hold the...

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Woods wins three ESPYs; Bonds, Venus Williams take two

...Bird won female college athlete. Figure skater Sarah Hughes, whose gold medal provided a stunning upset at the Salt Lake Olympics, won for U.S. Olympian. Four awards were added this year - disabled athlete, outdoors sports athlete and male...

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