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  1. pickupRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | KICD-AM Spencer

    Director of Marketing and Communications Kristin Kollbaum tells KICD News that they will attempt to break the world record for having the largest number of pickup trucks in a parade. The world record right now is 360 pickups, so the goal for the day is to have about 450 pickups in the parade.

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  2. Athlete tries for record-breaking swim in BahamasRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | WHAS11

    An Australian endurance athlete has started an attempt to achieve a world-record 128-kilometer swim in the open waters of the Bahamas. Chloe McCardel started her solo swim Monday morning from Eleuthera island.

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  3. Now's the time to prepare to grow a monsterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | Christian Science Monitor

    If you want to display the largest jack-o'-lantern on your block this year, you may find that a 50-pounder isn't big enough. Backyard gardeners are routinely growing pumpkins that weigh from 500 pounds to more than 2,000 pounds - and you could, too.

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  4. Keene Officials To Address Pumpkin Festival DisturbancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | CBS Local

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  5. 5th Annual Thrill Long Island Event to Take Over Islip Town Hall on October 25thRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | LongIsland.com

    October 20th, 2014 - Long Island Zombies are once again preparing to join the ranks of thousands of fellow zombies around the world in an attempt to break the world record for the largest simultaneous performance of Michael Jackson's Thriller dance. The local event is scheduled for this Saturday, October 25th, 2014 from 3PM to 6:30PM, with the official world record dance attempt taking place at 6PM local time and will be one of the many synchronized worldwide charitable events.

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  6. Health firm goes to the movies to help athleteRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | Sheffield Star

    A Sheffield healthcare firm is swapping the medical world for the movie industry to help kickstart a Paralympian's film project. B. Braun Medical Ltd, based in Chapeltown, is one of the main backers for Impossible, a film project by parathriathlon silver medallist Karen Darke.

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  7. School gets into spirit of charities weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | Droitwich Advertiser

    STUDENTS at Droitwich Spa High School and Sixth Form are taking part in their annual School Charities Week, where they organise a number of fundraising activities, raising money for a local charity, a national charity and an international charity. This year the pupils have come up with a number of quirky ways to raise money during their break and lunch times, including a sponsored leg waxing, a chance to put one of the teachers into the stocks, and a 'Family Fortune' style game.

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  8. Iran wins five gold medals on opening day of Asian Para GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | Tehran Times

    Iranian athletes have made a strong start at the 2014 Asian Para Games winning the total of 19 medals including 5 golds at the end of day one. Iran's swimmer Vahid Keshtkar claimed the first gold for the country in Men's 400m freestyle with a time of 5 minutes and 6 seconds.

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  9. Flexible, super-fast LED record-breaking discoveriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | Examiner.com

    Duke University researchers unveiled Wednesday fluorescent molecules that emit photons of light 1,000 times faster than normal, breaking a world record and making an important step toward realizing super-fast light-emitting diodes . The slow switching speed of LEDs between on and off modes has limited their functionality as a light source in light-based telecommunications.

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  10. Gavin Seim, Activist, Pulls Over Cop Driving In Unmarked Car In Washington, Demands IDRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | Switched

    "That's not ID, sir," Seim counters. "If I showed you a badge if you stopped me, would you take that as ID? C'mon.

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  11. 2nd annual Woof! Woof! Run and Walk Over Pet Cancer Returns to SavannahRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    On Saturday, November 1, Savannah residents will have the opportunity to dress their family pets in costumes and enjoy a 5K walk through the Ardsley Park community. The walk which aims to raise awareness about the affects of pet cancer, will also serve as a memorial for family pets who have lost their battle with cancer.

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  12. 8 Questions With: Extreme stunt specialist Gordo Gamsby has pulled car with his tongueRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | The Straits Times

    Extreme stunt specialist The Great Gordo Gamsby was first introduced to the world of circus and sideshow acts in secondary school. "I first learnt to juggle when I was 14. A little circus group would come and teach us how to juggle, ride unicycles and stiltwalk," says the Australian, who is based in Melbourne.

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  13. Record attempt as science website launchesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | Timaru Herald

    A former Timaru woman plans to launch an online science club with a Guinness world record attempt involving balloons and kebab sticks. Over the past five years Dr Wendy Stenberg-Tendys has been building the science club website, geekoterre.org , using her own money.

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  14. Could this be the world's biggest ever scotch egg?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | Metro UK News

    An English chef made his bid to making the world's biggest scotch egg weighing in at 11kg, taking three hours to deep fry. John Fell used 10kg of sausage in his Guinness world record attempt along with about five loaves worth of breadcrumbs.

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  15. A Pumpkin Festival Went So Horribly Wrong That It Turned Into An All-Night RiotRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | MTV

    That was the scene at the Keene Pumpkin Festival late Saturday night and early Sunday morning as an estimated 4,000 students from the nearby Keene State College in New Hampshire, University of New Hampshire, the University of Rhode Island, and University of Massachusetts turned their celebration into a full-out riot. The festival typically serves as a celebration of fall and a competition of sorts as locals try to set a world record for the largest number of pumpkins in one location .

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  16. Cricket: Otago club player smashes 381Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | The New Zealand Herald

    Taieri cricketer Callum Egen celebrates his possible world record score of 381 not out. Photo by Peter McIntosh / Otago Daily Times The 22-year-old right-hander whacked 381 not out in a third grade game against Kaikorai at Brockville on Saturday.

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  17. Parkrun to celebrate British record a successRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | South Wales Argus

    Bryn Bach Parkrun celebrating the anniversary of Steve Jones 30 yr old record for a British Marathon runner. Local runners were join by athletes from England, Northern Ireland , Poland and Newport Harriers to run around Bryn Bach Park Bryn Bach Parkrun celebrating the anniversary of Steve Jones 30 yr old record for a British Marathon runner.

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  18. Susan Boyle To Adopt A ChildRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | ContactMusic.com

    The I Dreamed A Dream hitmaker admits she has always longed to have a family of her own, so she has contacted social services in the U.K. and has started the adoption process. Boyle tells Britain's Sunday Mirror newspaper, "I have so much love to give, I have so much to give someone that I want to adopt.

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  19. Chef hopes his scotch egg is biggestRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | BBC News

    ... y classed as a record-breaker. The scotch egg had to be cooked and eaten on the same day to adhere to Guinness World Records rules

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  20. Mike Sandrock: 'Jonesy' reflects on record anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Daily Camera

    Former marathon world record holder Steve Jones, left, race director Carey Pinkowski and former women's marathon world record holder Joan Benoit Samuelson at the finish of the 2014 Chicago Marathon. When the fit-looking 50-something painter came into Fleet Feet Sports one day two weeks ago, new store assistant manager Drew Barton didn't pay much attention.

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