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Serena Williams smashes the cycle in women’s tennis

There is a cycle where young tennis players rise into the spotlight by defeating tennis veterans time after time in grand slams. The most recent cycle had ended until the Williams sisters rose into the scene and completely dominated their opponents. Serena, then 17, defeated Hingis, who was once a part of the younger generation but in that match was the tennis veteran.
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The Victory Lap

There is a very good chance you won’t make it to the end of this column. Our attention spans are too short, too limited. Writers are taught to hook people immediately with engaging openings, because that’s what will most likely keep someone interested and leave an impression. What people see
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Worst places to be during an earthquake

Unless seismologists are just pulling a big scam to make us think their jobs are important, experts say California is overdue for a sizable earthquake. Where we’ll be during that earthquake is ultimately left to chance. If you’re lucky, there’ll be a sturdy desk or table to curl under. But
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