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Royal Caribbean’s Symphony of the Seas docks at PortMiami – WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports

MIAMI (WSVN) – The world’s largest cruise ship has arrived at PortMiami and is set to sail.

The Symphony of the Seas was greeted by a water cannon salute, courtesy of a Miami-Dade Fire Rescue fire boat.

It arrived early Friday morning and will be housed in the new Royal Caribbean terminal.

The Symphony of the Seas has 25 pools, various on-board activities and plenty of entertainment.

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Jamaica moving to boost sports tourism

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Girls compete in a track event as part of events celebrating Usain Bolt and fellow athletes’ successes at the August Athletics World Championship in Berlin, at Trelawny multipurpose stadium in northern Jamaica, Sunday, Oct. 4, 2009.

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The Jamaica government is moving to refurbish the island’s sporting facilities with the aim of attracting major international sports events.

Prime Minister, Andrew Holness said Jamaica has in the pass missed out on key sporting events but now he hopes the country could take full advantage of opportunities available.

He said the government has already started the process under the banner Jamaica 55 Legacy Projects to improve the National Stadium Complex,…

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Endangered African Wild Dogs celebrate first birthday at Honolulu Zoo – Honolulu, Hawaii news, sports & weather

Island News: If It Matters To You, It Matters To Us 

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Kanye West tells Trump MAGA hat made him feel like ‘Superman’ – Honolulu, Hawaii news, sports & weather

“He’s been a terrific guy,” Trump told reporters of West Tuesday afternoon on the White House South Lawn before departing for Iowa. “You know, he loves what we’re doing for African-American jobs, for so many different things. Median income, as you see, at an all-time high. Poverty level at the best rate — meaning the lowest rate so far. And Kanye is a smart guy. And he sees that.”

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Changing the rules of the game: Sean Donaldson on discrimination in sports | Sports


Sean Donaldson

Sean Donaldson, middle, answers questions from locals following his presentation. 

On Tuesday, Ames Public Library welcomed…

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Baseball pioneer honored | News, Sports, Jobs

MURAL DEDICATION — The Moses Fleetwood Walker mural was dedicated Sunday in the 100 block of North Third Street in Steubenville. Sunday also was the first observance of Moses Fleetwood Walker Day across Ohio. Participating in the dedication were, from left, Mayor Jerry Barilla; Mark Palmer of Steubenville, a descendant of Walker; Rich Donnelly, city native and former Major League Baseball coach; and Craig Brown of Salem, a Kent State University, Salem Branch, professor, who was instrumental in researching Walker and getting the state Legislature to name Oct. 7 in Walker’s honor.
— Mark Law

STEUBENVILLE — The life of Moses Fleetwood Walker, the first African-American to play professional baseball, was remembered Sunday as the community gathered to dedicate a mural in his honor.

The mural,…

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