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Tue., Sept. 12, 1995

In international competition at Salgotarjan, Hungary, Daniela Bartova of the Czech Republic broke her women’s pole vault record, leaping 13 feet, 10 inches, besting her previous mark of 13-9-3/4… . Ralph Kent Cooke, 58, a member of the Washington Redskins Board of Directors and oldest son of team owner Jack Kent Cooke, died of liver failure at a Lexington, Ky., hospital… . British driver Keith Odor died of injuries suffered when his Nissan was hit by a car traveling 120 mph during the Super Touring Car race on the Avus course in Berlin… . Erik Meek, a former Duke forward selected 41st overall by the Houston Rockets in the 1995 NBA draft, signed a one-year deal with Galatasaray in Istanbul, Turkey… . Flyweight Mark Johnson, the WBC’s second-ranked contender, stopped Marcos Pacheco in the fourth round.

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