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Fans destroy a drone that was knocked out of the sky outside the Staples Center in Los Angeles during the celebration following the Los Angeles Kings' Stanley Cup-clinching win against the New York Rangers on June 13, 2014. (Jabin Botsford/Los Angeles Times/MCT)
The announcement that, after 146 years, the “The Greatest Show on Earth” is calling it quits brings back fond memories for generations of Akron residents and also a painful reminder of the city’s role in a dark day in circus lore.