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Augusta missionary Emma Lester had brushes with history

...then there was Emma, who at 21, went to China.It was not the safest of career moves. These were the days just after the Boxer Rebellion of 1898-1901, times in which more than 200 Christian missionaries were killed. She would be away from Augusta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2014-08-15/augusta-missionary-emma-
Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter, a symbol of racial injustice, dies at 76

Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, the boxer whose wrongful murder conviction...Carter, told The Associated Press the boxer "didn't have any bitterness or anger...of Carter's plight after reading the boxer's autobiography. He met Carter...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-04-20/rubin-hurricane-cart
Beautiful songs live in my head

...Simon's best songs, I think, is The Boxer, because of its lilting beauty...me, leading me, going home."The Boxer is one of the most beautiful things...clothes, I heard the opening guitar of The Boxer. I plopped down on the coffee table...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-02-09/beautiful-songs-live-my-head
Rants & Raves

Comments from readers: CONGRATULATIONS ON Mr. Spencer, the boxer. I see he put priority of time on hand to care for his new twin daughters and adjusted his training accordingly. What a wonderful...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-23/rants-raves
Psychiatrist to determine Tyson fitness

...expected within a week or so. If the boxer is found mentally fit to fight again...hasn't been allowed to fight. The boxer has surrounded himself with a new...lien on Tyson for back taxes, and the boxer is facing an $8 million judgment...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/09/20/oth_239550.shtml
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Moorer, grandfather square off over contracts

...claiming he didn't get what he deserved for guiding the boxer's amateur career as a trainer. At issue at the trial...called for 10 percent while Smith worked for Moorer. The boxer's lawyers say the grandfather, now 79, was kept on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/12/15/oth_277962.shtml
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Tyson adviser says Georgia license to be returned

ATLANTA -- Mike Tyson adviser Shelly Finkel said Monday that the boxer will return the Georgia boxing license he received when Atlanta was being considered as a site for a Tyson-Lennox Lewis championship...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/02/19/oth_334397.shtml
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'Titanic' captures 8 Golden Globe nominations

...movie nominees were "Amistad," "The Boxer," "Good Will Hunting" and "L...Hunting," Daniel Day-Lewis in "The Boxer," Peter Fonda in "Ulee's Gold...Confidential"), Jim Sheridan ("The Boxer") and Steven Spielberg ("Amistad...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/12/19/liv_219278.shtml
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Sheldon's manager says he's innocent

...heavyweight champion Bruce Seldon's manager said Thursday the boxer is innocent of charges he sexually assaulted a minor...and he denies knowing her age," said Rocco DePersia, the boxer's manager and lawyer. On Wednesday, police said a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/11/28/oth_218234.shtml
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Atlanta attorney files class action suit against Tyson

ATLANTA (AP) - An Atlanta trial lawyer has filed a federal lawsuit against Mike Tyson, hoping to force the boxer to reimburse every subscriber who paid to watch his world heavyweight championship bout with Evander Holyfield. The suit by Howard...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/07/02/oth_210768.shtml
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