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PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The remains of famed athlete Jim Thorpe will remain in the Pennsylvania town where he was laid to rest six decades ago. A federal appeals court has thrown out a ruling that could have resulted in the remains' removal to American …
THV11 · 10/23/2014
Jim Thorpe's body, currently in Jim Thorpe, Pa., is closer to being moved to tribal lands in Oklahoma, where the famous American Indian athlete was born, after a long legal battle Thorpe's surviving sons have been fighting. Jim Thorpe's sons recently had a ...
News Max · 9/5/2013
Jim Thorpe's body will stay in the Pennsylvania town where he was laid to rest six decades ago after a federal appeals court on Thursday threw out a ruling that could have resulted in his reburial on American Indian land in Oklahoma. The famed athlete's ...
Glasgow Daily Times · 10/23/2014
The Pennsylvania town where famed athlete Jim Thorpe was laid to rest six decades ago asked a federal appeals court Monday to throw out a ruling that could clear the way for his remains to be moved to American Indian land in Oklahoma. A federal district ...
Amarillo Globe-News · 9/23/2013
It was a sweat lodge ceremony in Texas where Jim Thorpe reached out to his grandson through a medicine man. The shaman told John Thorpe his grandfather's spirit was content in the Pennsylvania town where his body has lain for six decades. "Grandpa …
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette · 5/28/2013
JIM THORPE — The hand-lettered donation jar on Anne Marie Fitzpatrick’s store counter says what many residents of this well-preserved Victorian-era town are thinking and feeling lately: “Keep Jim Thorpe in Jim Thorpe.” The surviving sons of the ...
The Mercury · 9/5/2013
Tom McBride and his wife, Betty Lou, bought the 1871 Carbon County Prison in 1995. It’s a small stoic two-story brick fortress standing over the town of Jim Thorpe, PA (formerly known as Mauch Chunk). 27 cells plus basement dungeon cells and the …
2 Paragraphs · 6/13/2013
JIM ... Thorpe birthday bash. "There is a pride, and many, many people that you speak to as you go through the town share that pride." After Oklahoma's governor balked at the cost of a planned monument to the athlete, third wife Patricia had Thorpe's body ...
NBC News · 9/5/2013
OKLAHOMA CITY – The principal chief of the Sac and Fox Nation says the tribe is launching a campaign aimed at moving Jim Thorpe's remains from Pennsylvania to Oklahoma. Chief George Thurman intends to launch the "Bring Jim Thorpe Home …
FOX News · 6/3/2015