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Following the happenings of The News-Herald Community Media Lab, as well as the library and archive, where we're digging to find historic people, places, events and things to see how much the times have changed or how much they have stayed the same.

Monday, August 27, 2012

This date in area sports history: Aug. 27

1961: Painesville resident Jim Townsend won the midseason championship at Burton Speedway by winning a 35-lap feature event, and Geneva’s Cora Arkkelin won the Powder Puff event.


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