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March 24, 2019

On this date ...

1974: A service station marquee in Portales reflected a “witty word of caution,” according to a newspaper photo caption.

The sign was in reference to the popular craze of running across Eastern New Mexico University wearing only a pair of athletic shoes.

The sign read:

“Streakers repant. Your end is in sight.”

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