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1:59 2/5: Secretariat wins the 1973 Kentucky Derby in 1:59 2/5, a still standing record.
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Acrobats fall during Ringling Bros. circus stunt http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140504/NEWS/140509910/-1/News Now?rssfeed=true Sun, 04 May 2014 18:30:00 +0000 The Associated Press http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140504/NEWS/140509910/-1/News Now Documents: Concerned citizen halted teen's plan to attack school http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140503/NEWS/140509913/-1/News Now?rssfeed=true Sat, 03 May 2014 17:00:00 +0000 The Associated Press http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140503/NEWS/140509913/-1/News Now Sports update: Tyson Gay suspended 1 year, returns Olympic silver medal http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140502/NEWS/140509923/-1/News Now?rssfeed=true Fri, 02 May 2014 19:00:00 +0000 The Associated Press http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140502/NEWS/140509923/-1/News Now Business update: AstraZeneca rejects sweetened Pfizer takeover bid http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140502/NEWS/140509925/-1/News Now?rssfeed=true Fri, 02 May 2014 18:00:00 +0000 The Associated Press http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140502/NEWS/140509925/-1/News Now Morning Minutes, May 2 http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140502/NEWS/140509998/-1/News Now?rssfeed=true Fri, 02 May 2014 02:01:00 +0000 http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140502/NEWS/140509998/-1/News Now gamine \ gam-EEN; GAM-een \ noun; A girl who wanders about the streets; an urchin; A playfully mischievous girl or young woman. — Dictionary.com
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6: During the Chernobyl disaster, the city of Chernobyl is evacuated six days after the disaster.
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Sports update: Hoppertunity out of Kentucky Derby with sore foot http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140501/NEWS/140509938/-1/News Now?rssfeed=true Thu, 01 May 2014 19:00:00 +0000 The Associated Press http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140501/NEWS/140509938/-1/News Now Business update: Warren Buffett may face questions about performance http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140501/NEWS/140509939/-1/News Now?rssfeed=true Thu, 01 May 2014 18:00:00 +0000 The Associated Press http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140501/NEWS/140509939/-1/News Now Morning Minutes, May 1 http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140501/NEWS/140509999/-1/News Now?rssfeed=true Thu, 01 May 2014 02:01:00 +0000 http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140501/NEWS/140509999/-1/News Now abeyance \ uh-BAY-uhn(t)s \ noun; Suspension; temporary cessation. — Dictionary.com
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75: The body of British climber George Mallory was found on Mount Everest, 75 years after his disappearance in 1924.
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Lawyer: Toronto mayor Rob Ford to seek help for substance abuse http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140430/NEWS/140439954/-1/News Now?rssfeed=true Wed, 30 Apr 2014 21:33:00 +0000 The Associated Press http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140430/NEWS/140439954/-1/News Now TORONTO — Toronto Mayor Rob Ford will take a leave of absence to seek help for substance abuse, his lawyer said Wednesday.

Dennis Morris said he spoke to Ford earlier Wednesday and said Ford has accepted that he has a problem.

"He acknowledges he has a substance abuse problem and he wants to do something about it," Morris told The Associated Press.

Ford, who is seeking re-election in the October election, acknowledged last year after months of denials that he smoked crack [...]]]> Sports update: NBA's bold decision on Donald Sterling could be tested in court http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140430/NEWS/140439955/-1/News Now?rssfeed=true Wed, 30 Apr 2014 19:00:00 +0000 The Associated Press http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140430/NEWS/140439955/-1/News Now Business update: US economy slowed to 0.1 percent growth rate in Q1 http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140430/NEWS/140439956/-1/News Now?rssfeed=true Wed, 30 Apr 2014 18:00:00 +0000 The Associated Press http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140430/NEWS/140439956/-1/News Now Morning Minutes, April 30 http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140430/NEWS/140439999/-1/News Now?rssfeed=true Wed, 30 Apr 2014 02:01:00 +0000 http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140430/NEWS/140439999/-1/News Now Word of the Day, Website of the Day, Number to Know, This Day in History, Today’s Featured Birthday and Daily Quote.
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troglodyte \ TROG-luh-dyt \ noun; A member of a primitive people that lived in caves, dens, or holes; a cave dweller; One who is regarded as reclusive, reactionary, out of date, or brutish. — Dictionary.com
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Sports commentary: Yes, Donald Sterling sees his team as a plantation http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140429/NEWS/140429639/-1/News Now?rssfeed=true Tue, 29 Apr 2014 19:00:00 +0000 Josh Levin Slate Magazine http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140429/NEWS/140429639/-1/News Now Business update: US home price gains slow for third straight month http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140429/NEWS/140429640/-1/News Now?rssfeed=true Tue, 29 Apr 2014 18:00:00 +0000 The Associated Press http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140429/NEWS/140429640/-1/News Now Details about woman on Donald Sterling scandal audio http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140429/NEWS/140429655/-1/News Now?rssfeed=true Tue, 29 Apr 2014 14:38:08 +0000 The Associated Press http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140429/NEWS/140429655/-1/News Now Mark Cuban: Ousting Donald Sterling 'slippery slope' http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140429/NEWS/140429656/-1/News Now?rssfeed=true Tue, 29 Apr 2014 14:37:26 +0000 The Associated Press http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140429/NEWS/140429656/-1/News Now California lawmakers blast Clippers' owner http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140429/NEWS/140429657/-1/News Now?rssfeed=true Tue, 29 Apr 2014 14:36:50 +0000 The Associated Press http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140429/NEWS/140429657/-1/News Now