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  1. Villa and Baggies stars support brave youngster's teddy bear world record bidRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | IcWalsall

    Aston Villa and West Bromwich Albion stars are teaming up to support a young cancer survivor on a mission to break a world record attempt for the most teddy bears in a row . Brave Finlay, who was diagnosed with a brain tumour in June, has already had pledges of support from stars including Sir Alex Ferguson , Sir Bobby Charlton, Olly Murs, Eamonn Holmes, Rachel Riley, and Roy Hodgson .

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  2. The biggest, sweetest potatoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Seymour Telegraph

    Josephine De Fazio got the shock of her life when she found a 16.5 pound sweet potato growing in her veggie patch. Josephine De Fazio could not believe her eyes when she dug up her veggie patch to find a giant sweet potato.

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  3. Artwork donated to help record attemptRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | South Wales Argus

    Pictured are pupils Emily Ware, Ben Miles, Carly Thomas, Iestyn Lewis, Phoebe Allen and Caitlin Wilkinson with Steve Knapik MBE and a selection of their landscapes. SCHOOLCHILDREN in Pontypool have donated nearly 1,000 paintings and drawings to a World Record Attempt to create the longest landscape for charity.

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  4. Courtesy of Oklahoma Department of Wildlife ConservationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... a catch of 40-pounds and 38.75 inches on June 1, 2014. Photo: Courtesy, Joey Beaver The will hold a total of 4 world records for land based shark fishing once this one makes it to the books. Kiyoshi Kimura, president of Kiyomura Co., left, cuts a ...

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  5. 254-pound 'river monster' caught in waters dividing Texas and OklahomaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | My San Antonio

    ... caught in saltwater with a catch of 40-pounds and 38.75 inches on June 1, 2014. The will hold a total of 4 world records for land based shark fishing once this one makes it to the books. Kiyoshi Kimura, president of Kiyomura Co., left, cuts a ...

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  6. ShutterstockRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Phillymag.com

    Well, here's a workout you can write home about: On May 16th, Manayunk's Never Give Up Training is planning to try and break the Guinness world record for most people doing sit-ups simultaneously, and they want your help. The current record is a measly 414 people - we can totally beat that, right, guys? The Never Give Up World Record Challenge, as they're calling it, will go down at 1 p.m. on May 16th at Venice Island Performing Arts and Recreation Center as a part of the all-day festival PLAY Manayunk .

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  7. Comets Will Attempt to Break Guinness World Record at Playoff GameRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Lite 98.7

    The Utica Comets with a little help from the Keeler Show on WIBX and the Utica Police Department will attempt to break a Guinness Book of World Records feat on Friday night at the Utica Memorial Auditorium. Most of the work will have to come from the nearly 4000 fans on hand for the first AHL playoff games in more than 20 years, if they're going to break the record for the loudest crowd roar.

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  8. Two area robotics teams make impressive showing during world competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Beaverton Valley Times

    Two area robotics teams made impressive showings in last week's 2015 FIRST Tech Challenge World Championship held in St. Louis. The Techaholix team, representing several Beaverton School District middle schools, received a Judges Award for Old School Perfection, while Westview High School's Hot Wired team ended up placing ninth in its division.

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  9. A Life on the Road: Urs Pedraita's Record-Breaking RidesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Men's Journal

    Night was falling along a desolate stretch of highway M58 outside of Mogocha, Siberia, when Urs Pedraita realized he was no longer riding alone. The temperature was typical for January in Siberia - a brisk minus 25 F - and, as with all of Siberia, the night sky was a tapestry of the Milky Way.

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  10. Cinco de Mayo 2015: Fiestas, fish tacos and the big festival in PortlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | The Oregonian

    Cinco de Mayo is largely considered a minor holiday in Mexico , but it's something of a surprise hit here in Portland, a place known more for themed bike rides than for cultural events. The fiestas will begin May 1, running clear through to May 5, and give you the option to drink, eat, run or spend a day doing all three.

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  11. Rubik's Cube Record Broken! Again.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Forever Geek

    It seems that everyone one and their mom want to be the record holder for solving the Rubik's Cube, but alas, only those truly gifted can hold that distinction. As I've admitted before, the Cube and I aren't exactly best friends .

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  12. Does this Swede have world's biggest piercing?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | The Local

    A Swedish teaching assistant's record breaking ear-piercings have earned him internet fame in Sweden this week, after already astonishing his young students. He tells The Local about life with 130 milimetre lobes.

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  13. Behind the numbersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Dalhousie News

    The QRA team, nearly all of whom are Dal grads or students. Back row: Salman Mohammed, Doug Staple, Micah McCurdy, Dean Tsaltas, Alex McCallum, Eduardo Vaz, John Mason.

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  14. Keeler Show Notes for Thursday, April 30th, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | WIBX-AM Whitesboro

    Also, the Baltimore mother who slapped her kid speaks out. - A CNN reporter had to apologize for comments on her show.

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  15. The Queen of hearts she made Two Thousand tarts because she wanted to set a world recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | IcNetwork

    Well, not really the Queen of Hearts but bakers at Coleg Llandrillo who have already made a 500 of 2,000 strawberry jam treats for their record-breaking bid on Alice Day Organisers hope to set a record for the most jam tarts lying in a line - 2,000 in all - on more than 25 trestle tables at Venue Cymru, Llandudno . The tasty treats feature in the court of the King and Queen of Hearts in Lewis Carroll's classic book Alice in Wonderland .

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  16. Hula, HulaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Tucson Weekly

    Have you tried to hula recently? If you stopped at the Great Hula Challenge booth at Cyclovia a couple of weeks ago, perhaps you were reminded at how difficult yet fun this pastime can be. Remind yourself again, on Friday, May 1, at the Kino Sports Complex North Stadium, 2817 E. Ajo Way, from 4 to 8 p.m. The goal is 5,000 hula hoopers gathered to break the world record and put Tucson in the Guinness Book of World Records for hula-hooping for eight straight minutes.

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  17. Most Drivers Admit to Flirting While DrivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Patch.com

    Most Drivers Admit to Flirting While Driving: A full 62 percent of drivers report having flirted with someone in a different vehicle while on the go, and 31 percent of those flirtations resulted in a date! Unfortunately, another 35 percent resulted in higher insurance premiums. Baby Boomers Most Unhappy About Sex: A new study says that baby boomers are the group who are most unhappy about their sex lives.

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  18. US daredevil's Ferris wheel featRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | The Otago Daily Times

    High-wire performer Nik Wallenda has completed another death-defying stunt, pacing untethered atop the 122m-high Orlando Eye, inaugurating a new observation Ferris wheel as it slowly spun toward him. The record-setting aerial walk, aired live on NBC's "Today" programme on Wednesday , was his first public walk without the use of a balancing pole.

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  19. Guinness world record confirmed for highest barley yieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Timaru Herald

    Three months of waiting are over for Warren and Joy Darling. They have been confirmed as the Guinness World Records holders for the highest barley yield.

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  20. Kiwi farming couple smash world record for largest barley cropRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | The New Zealand Herald

    A New Zealand farming couple have smashed a 25 year-old world record and their supporters say the achievement could help solve world hunger. Timaru-based farmers Warren and Joy Darling have entered the book of Guinness World Records after producing the world's largest crop of barley.

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