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Boston Marathon bombing voted Associated Press sports story of the year

...The Boston Marathon bombing was selected the sports story of the year Friday in an annual vote conducted by The Associated...was also second in AP's national/international story of the year poll. The No. 2 sports story, Lance Armstrong's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2013-12-27/boston-marathon-bomb
Bill Kirby: News about D-Day hit streets 3 days early

...Not bad considering he'd been scooped on the D-Day invasion by a 22-year-old typist who reported the biggest story of the year three days before anyone else.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-03/bill-kirby-news-about-d-day-h
AP Story of the Year: U.S. women's soccer team

...was a sporting phenomenon. What was expected to be a nice little soccer tournament turned into The Associated Press Story of the Year, a success beyond even what its participants imagined possible. And, to boot, the U.S. team was voted Female...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/12/26/oth_279696.shtml
Other sports
Johnson voted top '96 sports story

...in the same Summer Games, was voted the top sports story of the year in an Associated Press poll released Thursday. Johnson's...32-second clocking in the 200, narrowly won the story of the year honors over the event where it happened, the Centennial...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1996/12/27/oly_201783.shtml
Olympics
Mickelson wants Grand Slam - and a fourth Masters

...golfer of the year and Henrik Stenson was the champion of the year on two tours. Phil Mickelson, however, was the story of the year in 2013.From his sixth heart-breaking runner-up finish in the U.S. Open at Merion to his incredible final-round...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/mickelson-wants-grand-slam-and-fourth-mast
'Remember This?' moments of 2013

...million project was all the way back in 2010. SEAFOOD SAYONARA: Something that qualifies as the top eyebrow-raising story of the year. Ruby Tuesday shut down its Marlin & Rays restaurant on Bobby Jones Expressway in January after it was open only...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/tim-rausch/2013-12-16/remember-mo
The year we changed

...Still Burn Center at Doctors Hospital. Hers was one of the most inspirational stories of 2012.The biggest local story of the year, though, is indisputable: The naming of the university that ASU and GHSU would become.Despite broad and vocal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2012-12-30/year-we-changed
Gymnast Gabby Douglas named AP Female Athlete of the Year

...which began in 1931, and first since Mary Lou Retton in 1984. She also finished 15th in voting for the AP sports story of the year.Douglas wasn't even in the conversation for the Olympic title at the beginning of the year. That all changed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2012-12-21/gymnast-gabby-dougla
Year's top stories were not what you'd expect

...Couple arrested for movie theater fornication," tallied an astonishing 93,558 page views, making it the most read story of the year. It was that kind of month. The second most viewed story was "UGA professor charged as prostitute," with 6...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-12-29/years-top-stories-were-not-wh
GOP sweep is top story of the year

ATLANTA --- Georgia Democrats figured 2010 was their best chance in years to regain control of state government. The November election, though, dashed those Democratic dreams.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2010-12-28/gop-sweep-top-story-year
Metro | 2010 In Review